Stamps and Covers of the World

12 Apr 2006, starting at 11:00 BST .

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Bermuda: Perf 14: 1938-53 10/- dull green and brown-red on light green, (sixth printing Nov. 1944), in a fine unmounted mint block from top of sheet [11-12, 23-24], showing HPF 12b, 24b, 24c, 24d, FF11B,12B(T). (140)

Barbados: 1882-86 CA 4d. brown, a strip of three (triple rate), used on 1891 envelope to Jamaica, few cover imperfections. (529)

Bermuda: 1938-53 An unmounted mint selection, comprising 2/- perf. 14 first, third, seventh, ninth, tenth printings, perf. 13 twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth printings, 2/6d. perf. 14 first, fourth, fifth (2), sixth, eight printings, perf. 13 ninth, tenth and eleventh printings, fine. (188)

Bermuda: Line perf 14¼: 1938-53 2/6d. black and deep red on grey-blue (third printing May 1941), in a fine mint pair [22-23]. HPF 22b, scarce. (119)

Bermuda: Perf 14: 1938-53 2/6d. black and red on pale blue (fifth printing March 1943), HPF 60 (broken lower-right scroll), fine unmounted mint. S.G.£650. (122)

Bermuda: Perf 14: 1938-53 2/6d. black and red on pale blue (fifth printing March 1943), HPF 17a (gash in chin), fine and fresh mint. (123)

Bermuda: Perf 14: 1938-53 2/6d. unmounted mint positional pairs, comprising sixth printing [53-54], perf. 13 tenth printing [37-38, [43-55], eleventh printing [8-9], [35-36], [59-60], with usual head plate flaws, fine. (186)

Bermuda: Perf 13: 1938-53 2/6d. black and carmine-red on pale blue (eleventh printing April 1952), a fine unmounted mint half sheet of 30 [7-12, 19-24, 31-36, 44-48, 55-60], with HPF 7b, 7c, 8b, 8c, 9iii, 10b, 12b, 20a, 20b, 21b, 21c, 21e, 24c, 24d, 31, 33a, 33b, 36iii, 47, 48, 56, 59b, 60b, 60c, FF43, 48III. (124)

Bermuda: Perf 13: 1938-53 2/6d. black and carmine-red on pale blue, (eleventh printing April 1952), blocks comprising [3-4, 15-16, HPF 3, 4, 15a, 15b, 15c, 16a, 16b, two are mounted], unplated block and top marginal block, [11-12, 23-24, HPF 12b, 24c, 24d] all but two are unmounted mint, fine. (180)

Bermuda: Perf 14: 1938-53 5/- mint singles, comprising first, second and fifth printings, also Perf. 13 tenth printing unmounted, fine. (197)

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