Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

16 Nov 2004, starting at 10:00 GMT .

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lots

Canada: 1851-64 12p. black, 10d. blue and 7½c. green proofs on thick card, fine. (521)

New Zealand: 1940-58 25/- greenish blue used with watermark inverted, fine a scarce stamp. SG £450 (948)

Hong Kong: 1938-52 1c. (2) to $10 (3) mint, with various papers, perfs. and shades, overall fine and fresh. (980)

Hong Kong: 1938-52 $10 green and violet mint, usual toning otherwise fine, (545)

Hong Kong: A collection in varied condition in an album inc. Q.V. to K.G.V issues to $2 mint and used, 1935 Jubilee set mint, 1938-52 values to $10, 1941 Centenary set mint, later definitive issues to $10, $20 and $50 with some sheets mint, etc. (052)

Cyprus: 1934 Envelope with "Petit Palais Hotel" imprint, franked by 1924-28 or 1925 Script to 45pi. (not complete), tied by "PLATRAES" c.d.s's. (555)

Cyprus: 1938-51 perf. 13½ X 12½ 1pi. orange unmounted mint, small black spot on the gum otherwise fine and fresh. SG £425. (766)

Cyprus: 1976-80 An unmounted mint stock contained in a carton inc. year packs 1979 (40) and 1980 (90), 1976 definitive pack 5m. to £1 (25) also sets for the 1980 Stamp Centenary (96) and 1980 Europa (180). (941)

Cyprus: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection inc. 1894-96 CA ½pi. to 45pi., 1902-04 CA values to 45pi., 1904-10 MCA 5pa. to 45pi., 1912-15 MCA 10pi. to 45pi., 1924-28 MCA £1 a plate "1" unmounted mint example, 1928 50th. Anniversary set, 1938-51 values to £1, etc., SG (stated) £3,100+ (182)

Cyprus: A Q.V. to Q.E.II used collection in mainly good to fine condition in a printed album inc. 1880 4d., 6d., 1/- and 1881 CC 4pi. (faults) 1882-88 die I CA ½pi. to 12pi., 1886 CC ½ on ½pi., 1912-15 MCA 10pa. to 45pi., 1924-28 Script ¼pi. to 90pi., 1934 Script ¼pi. to 45pi., later to £1 inc. 1960 overprint set, commemorative issues, etc. (942)

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