Auction 21.04.1993

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 21.04.1993

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Proof Queen Victoria 1d. and Britannia seated 1d. block of four, each in...

Proof Queen Victoria 1d. and Britannia seated 1d. block of four, each in black on wove paper (c. 90x125mm.) -- the latter design used in brown as a colour trial for the Cape of Good Hope 1882 2d. Also two pieces of engraved background (one composite) on piece of board

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Queen Victoria's head in an oval, in a design inscribed "REVENUE STAMP" in...

Queen Victoria's head in an oval, in a design inscribed "REVENUE STAMP" in four languages; imperforate proofs in three colours on piece of paper (202x253mm.), and perforated 14½ on gummed goldbeater type crinkled paper - twenty examples in the same three colour combinations, in varying size

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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King Edward VII 2d. with battleship; an engraved intaglio die proof in...

King Edward VII 2d. with battleship; an engraved intaglio die proof in black on wove paper (101x127mm.); surfaced printed imperforate sheet of fifty in black (creased), imperforate sheets of one hundred in deep violet and in maroon, and perforated 12 in violet (86), carmine (66) and blue-green (50

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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essay Proof King George V 4d. with laurels; enlarged original artwork on...

essay Proof King George V 4d. with laurels; enlarged original artwork on board, photo proof of the design in reverse, die proofs on white surfaced paper in violet, black, brown, green, scarlet and purple (3, one mounted on board) and on cream paper in purple (5). Photo

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 160 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Mercury head 4d., die proof in black in a design similar to last, a...

Proof Mercury head 4d., die proof in black in a design similar to last, a very similar proof showing Greek head, accompanied by a photo of the head only (creased) and (in a smaller format) imperforate proof sheet of one hundred (some creases) in brown

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 60 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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essay Grand Duchess Charlotte design inscribed "STAMP ESSAY", die proofs...

essay Grand Duchess Charlotte design inscribed "STAMP ESSAY", die proofs (14) on gummed paper (58x70mm.) in a variety of colours, five marked "New Zealand" in pencil; four of the designs crossed through in pencil and one with ink smear. Photo

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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King Charles V, engraved (intaglio) and typographed die proofs in black...

King Charles V, engraved (intaglio) and typographed die proofs in black; imperforate sheets of fifty in light blue and blue-green; imperforate sheets of one hundred (7) in "orange", "scarlet", "magenta", "green", "brillant red", "regina blue" and "Bartolozzi brown" , and a perforated sheet of one

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Ancient Britain "3", incomplete die proof in brown without background...

Ancient Britain "3", incomplete die proof in brown without background shading, die proofs on card (12) in seven different colours and on gummed paper (7 -- all different colours), perforated miniature sheet of nine in deep green and in 5x10 sheet form -- c. 1370 in five colours with the majority in

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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"Nicholas by Rubens" red/claret 6d. (4 shades) and "Kestrel" multicoloured...

"Nicholas by Rubens" red/claret 6d. (4 shades) and "Kestrel" multicoloured 9d. (8 different colours) -- c. 380 of each value including several blocks of six with the two designs se-tenant. Also a further strip with the two designs se-tenant with a 10d. value inscribed "Artic Tern" -- the only

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 60 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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A miscellaneous group including KEVII labels (12); KGV die proofs (5...

A miscellaneous group including KEVII labels (12); KGV die proofs (5); Ancient Britain die proofs (7), labels (80 in five colours) and an aerogramme (2); Warrior 2d. engraved (intaglio) and typo die proofs; Helmeted female proofs in three colours on 1919 card, oval embossed type in yellow-orange

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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A miscellaneous selection of labels in complete sheets, comprising Dr...

A miscellaneous selection of labels in complete sheets, comprising Dr. Burggraeve 1895 "GARANTIE" in blue (10x10) and portrait in green (four shades 10x10); France 1897 (c.) "Queen of Bees" in black (four printings 20x10); Iceland Savings Bank 1963 2kr. (5x7) together with an imperf proof on

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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1900 (c.) - 31 1/- "Shakespeare Stamp" , ninety-seven complete sheets of...

1900 (c.) - 31 1/- "Shakespeare Stamp" , ninety-seven complete sheets of twenty (5x4) in a variety of different colours and from numerous printings. A most attractive lot. Photo

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 700 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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1906 Milan Philatelic Exhibtion label; a collection comprising large die...

1906 Milan Philatelic Exhibtion label; a collection comprising large die proofs in black and in red; small die proofs of the central figure (4) and complete design (7) in various colours; stamp-size colour proofs (8 different), each mounted on presentation card; printers sample in violet (4) each

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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1919 Portsmouth Heroes and Portsmouth Memorial labels, an imperforate...

1919 Portsmouth Heroes and Portsmouth Memorial labels, an imperforate printer's sample of each perforated "SPECIMEN" and a complete sheet of each of the issued label; 1935 Combined Theatrical Charities' Appeal 1d. label (32) and proofs of booklets (4); 1938 Cheltenham College Centenary label - a

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 70 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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1935 Salford Cathedral Restoration Fund , die proof and issued stamps (c...

1935 Salford Cathedral Restoration Fund , die proof and issued stamps (c. 236 -- mainly in large blocks) in four colours; 1942 All Hallows By The Tower Rebuilding Fund , a selection comprising die proofs (5), imperforate colour proofs (18) on four presentation cards, the issued set of six in sheets

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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1966-69 International Coffee Organisation ; a collection covering three...

1966-69 International Coffee Organisation ; a collection covering three issues/designs; comprising essays/proofs (14) on eight presentation cards; die proofs (75, in three designs, some with overprints - much duplication) and thirty issued sheets of 100, comprising ten values each from three

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Airmails : CIDNA 1927 label, a die proof in red-brown with corrections...

Airmails : CIDNA 1927 label, a die proof in red-brown with corrections noted, label in brown (c.1000), and a complete sheet of 50 in blue, with "0000" figures at foot of each in red; Airmail/Par Avion label in black on yellow -- a complete sheet of 100; B.E.A. 1963 1/-, 1/8d. and 2/7d. imperforate

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Banks : Lloyds engraved label for the British Empire Exhibition, a die...

Banks : Lloyds engraved label for the British Empire Exhibition, a die proof in blue and labels (c. 1700) in violet; Trustee Savings Bank 1950 #1,000,000,000 label, an imperforate proof on presentation card and issued stamps (178, mainly in large blocks, 78 perforated "SPECIMEN

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Company labels : A selection of complete sheets including British Traders...

Company labels : A selection of complete sheets including British Traders Sickness and Accident Co., Universal Stores (2), Mutual Benefit (18 in two sizes), Samuel Jones & Co. 1d. (imperf), Player's Navy Cut (+ a die proof), Hyde Park Hotel in green 28 (each of 100 + some printer's samples in

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Revenues: A miscellaneous selection including Ceylon National Savings set...

Revenues: A miscellaneous selection including Ceylon National Savings set of four in quantity (one set perforated "SPECIMEN"); Cyprus Social Insurance 1960 60m. (74) and 120m. (73) perforated "SPECIMEN"; Kenya Hospital Insurance die proofs (6); Newfoundland Cigarette Excise 1939 20's printer's

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Tourism labels : Egypt multicoloured designs inscribed "The Citadel of...

Tourism labels : Egypt multicoloured designs inscribed "The Citadel of Health" (560) and "For Winter Sunshine" (478), mainly in blocks of six, a few larger showing the designs se-tenant with interpanneau margin between; a few are partially stuck together. Also a few similar types for New Zealand

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Portugal engraved design, imperf proofs (4, two in unissued colours), two...

Portugal engraved design, imperf proofs (4, two in unissued colours), two issued colours in sheets of 100, and a further issued stamp in green (c. 3000, mostly in sheet form

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Three differing portraits in double-oval surrounds, each in green on...

Proof Three differing portraits in double-oval surrounds, each in green on surfaced paper (37x45mm.) and mounted on presentation card with the proofs marked "A", "B" and "C", "B" marked "Approved" , initialled and dated "9/7/49" . Photo

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Head facing to front (3), in brown, blue and green (each 48x56mm...

Proof Head facing to front (3), in brown, blue and green (each 48x56mm.), each affixed to presentation card marked "Approved A Gaston" and dated "11.MAY.1951

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof -- ditto, a similar lot, each marked "AS SUBMITTED 24.4.51" and...

Proof -- ditto, a similar lot, each marked "AS SUBMITTED 24.4.51" and "Approved letter 11/5/51

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof -- a similar design as last though showing engraving on suit lapels...

Proof -- a similar design as last though showing engraving on suit lapels reversed and other minor differences, in brown and affixed to presentation card marked "Not approved

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Head facing half right and wearing tiara, in double oval surround...

Proof Head facing half right and wearing tiara, in double oval surround with horizontal lined background, in black on surfaced paper (36x40mm.), mounted on presentation card marked "As submitted 10.2.54" and "Approved 12/2/54

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Head facing right and without crown/tiara, in double oval surround...

Proof Head facing right and without crown/tiara, in double oval surround with cross-hatched background, similarly mounted and marked as last

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 150 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Head facing left in double oval surround with white background, in...

Proof Head facing left in double oval surround with white background, in blue-green on gummed paper (57x70mm.). Photo

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.04.1993

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Proof Head facing right in double oval surround with cross-hatched...

Proof Head facing right in double oval surround with cross-hatched background, also showing two other different heads (both under-inked), imprint and die number "331", in dull blue on gummed paper (70x56mm.). Photo

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 21.04.1993