Crown House Collection of British Commonwealth

15 Jun 2004, starting at 10:30 BST .

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Antigua: 1932 Tercentenary set and 1938-51 10/- (3) and £1 (3) perfed. "SPECIMEN" with gum and Barbuda Script ½d. to 5/- optd. "SPECIMEN" with gum, mainly fine and fresh. (011)

Antigua: A selection inc. 1921-29 MCA £1 mint, 1932 Tercentenary 5/- unmounted mint, 1938-51 ½d. to £1 (2), later to $4.80 and $5, etc. (012)

Ascension: 1924-33 Script 2d. grey-black and grey, 6d. grey-black and bright purple and 8d. grey-black and bright violet mint, each with the variety Broken mainmast, the 6d. has a short perf. otherwise fine. SG £655‡ (013)

Ascension: 1924-33 Script 4d. grey-black and black/yellow and 8d. grey-black and bright violet both in unmounted mint positional blocks of four and 6d. grey-black and bright purple (gum faults), all with the variety Torn flag, fine. SG £820‡ (014)

Ascension: 1924-33 Script 8d. and 2/- (a plate pair) mint, both with the variety Cleft rock, fine. SG £400‡ (015)

Ascension: 1934 Script ½d. to 5/- perfed. "SPECIMEN" with full gum, the 1/- has a short corner otherwise fine and fresh, a scarce set. SG £275 (016)

Ascension: A K.G.V to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in mostly good to fine condition on stockleaves inc. 1924-33 Script ½d. (4) to 1/- (3), 3/- (used with a forged cancellation, 1934 Script ½d. to 5/-, 1938-53 ½d. (3) to 10/- (2) with some perfs., 1956 ½d. to 10/- (2), later to £1, etc. (017)

Australia: 1914-20 1d. carmine-red (comb) mint, a lower marginal example, fine. Rendon Certificate (1986) SG £300 (005)

Australia: 1915-28 £1 chocolate and dull blue and £2 purple-black and pale rose used, the £1 has a few perf. faults otherwise fine. SG £2000 (008)

Australia: 1923-24 £1 grey mint, rather heavy hinge remainder and a few slightly nibbled perfs., otherwise fine. SG £400 (007)

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