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WORLD : CEYLON
Lot
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2026
1857 QV 6d Purple-brown, on blued paper, blk of 4, imperf Proof, no wmk, wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 1(p) cat £48,000 as normals! Attractive multiple. (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£216)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£324)
A$
2027
1857 QV (1d-6d) blue, imperf Perkins Bacon reprinted Die Proof, ornate pattern in value, no wmk, on card. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG ex 2/6(p). Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
2028
1857 QV (1d-6d) orange, imperf Perkins Bacon reprinted Die Proof, ornate pattern in value, no wmk, on card. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG ex 2/6(p). Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
2029
1857 QV (1d-6d) red, imperf Perkins Bacon reprinted Die Proof, with blank value tablet, no wmk, on card. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG ex 2/6(p). Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
2030
1857-59 QV 2d green, imperf. VFU, barred pmk, 4 margins. SG 3 cat £65. (P)
  A$35
(US$24)
(€22)
(£19)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
2031
1857-59 QV 6d deep brown, imperf, white paper. GU, horiz crease at top, barred pmk, 4 margins. SG 6b cat £1000. (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
2032
1857-59 QV 10d dull-vermilion, imperf, wmk star. Superb fresh M, original gum, 4 margins. SG 9 cat £900+. (P)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£378)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£540)
A$
2033
1861-64 QV 4d dull rose, wmk star, intermediate perf 14 to 15½. VFM appearance, expertly repaired cnrs. SG 21 cat £2250. Rare stamp. (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
2034
1862 QV 6d deep brown no wmk, perf 13. VF fresh M. SG 41a cat £200. (P)
  A$130
(US$90)
(€81)
(£70)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£97)
A$
2035
1862 QV 9d brown, no wmk, perf 13. F-VF M, sl tropicalised gum. SG42 cat £1300. Rare stamp. (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£378)
A$
2036
1883-98 QV 24c Brown-purple, opt SPECIMEN, perf 14, prepared & sent to Ceylon but not issued unsurcharged. VF fresh MLH. SG 152s cat £800. Extremely rare, only 100 printed. (P)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£486)
  A$1300
(US$897)
(€806)
(£702)
A$
2037
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 32c slate perf 14. VF fresh M. SG 155 cat £70. (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£32)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£49)
A$
2038
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 65c red-brown, perf 14. VF fresh UN. SG 158 cat £140. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£38)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
2039
1885 'TWENTY CENTS' on QV 24c green. VF fresh M. SG 165 cat £90. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£38)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
2040
1885 'TEN CENTS' opt QV 64c red-brown. VF fresh UN. SG 174 cat £100. (P)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£38)
A$
2041
1885 'One Rupee Twelve Cents' opt QV 2R50 dull rose perf 12½x14. VF UN. SG 176 cat £110. (P)
  A$55
(US$38)
(€34)
(£30)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£38)
A$
2042
1885 'POSTAGE & REVENUE FIVE CENTS' opt QV 4c rosy-mauve, Sperati Forgery, printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt! from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU, barred oval pmk. SG 177 see footnote. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
2043
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 16c pale violet, wmk Crown CA. VF UN. SG 180 cat £190. (P)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£49)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
2044
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 24c brown-purple Sperati Forgery printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine barred oval pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU. SG 182 cat £500 for normal. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
2045
1885 QV Surch set 5c/8c-1R12 on 2R50, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 187-93s cat £1300 & much undercatalogued. Extremely rare, only 100 sets printed & most remain in various postal archive collections. Certificate can be obtained on request. (7) (P)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1240)
(£1080)
  A$3000
(US$2070)
(€1860)
(£1620)
A$
2046
1912-25 KGV 500R dull green, wmk mult crown CA. Superb fresh MLH, nice original gum, beautiful colour & perfect centring. SG 322 cat £8500+. Extremely rare so nice & definitely one of the best quality examples of this high denomination rarity in existence. Exp Bloch, while new certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$9000
(US$6210)
(€5580)
(£4860)
  A$12000
(US$8280)
(€7440)
(£6480)
A$
2047
1921-32 KGV set 1c to 20R, wmk script CA, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh. SG 338-57s cat £650. Rare set. (20). (P)
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£297)
  A$750
(US$518)
(€465)
(£405)
A$
2048
1921-32 KGV 50R dull purple, opt SPECIMEN, wmk mult crown. VF fresh MLH. SG 358s cat £200 (normal cat £800). (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£108)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£162)
A$
2049
1921-32 KGV 100R brownish-grey, opt SPECIMEN, wmk script. VF fresh MLH. SG 359s cat £475 (normal cat £3250). (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£270)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£378)
A$
2050
1921-32 KGV 100R dull purple & blue, opt SPECIMEN, wmk script. VF fresh MLH. SG 360s cat £550 (normal £2750). (P)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£324)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£486)
A$
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