Category: Weekly Features

Chic Chalon — Weekly Feature #456

Young Victoria Head by Chalon Three Pence lilac watermarked large star.  Used with full to large margins.  There is a light ink mark at left.  A Very Fine example of the provisional imperforates from this printing ex. Joseph Hackney.  Catalogue value shown is from Scott for an imperforate pair.  Stanley Gibbons #118a. (catalogue £1900,00 for …

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Fresh Fugitive — Weekly Feature #455

Victoria 1sh. bicolour with ‘GOVt PARCELS’ Official overprint.  Fresh mint never hinged Very Fine.  This stamp, along with its contemporaries, was printed with fugitive inks and surviving examples of this issue and ones like it have often discoloured through the years.  Even humidity in the air can cause stamps like this to fade over time.  …

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Handsome Hawaiian — Weekly Feature #454

Hawaii #77 with an ‘NZ Marine P.O. 18 MY 98’ postmark.  This item came in recently and had slumbered literally for generations in an old time collection.  Although we often try to feature unusual and highly sought-after items which therefore carry a respectable price-tag, sometimes we may offer an item such as this which is …

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Dramatic Doubling — Weekly Feature #453

R.M.C. se-tenant issue with doubling.  Mint never hinged Very Fine.  This famous error displays dramatic doubling.  Visually stunning and much sought after. Our Price: $3200.00 Available until December 8th in our Dutch Auction at prices ranging from $4000-2800. Type WF453 in the search box.

Tibetan Trangka — Weekly Feature #452

This is a complete sheet of the 2/3 trangka carmine pink.  Positions six and seven have the error ‘Potsage’ instead of Postage.  This item has cancelled to order postmarks.  It comes with a 1984 Philatelic Foundation certificate of Expertisation which indicates that it has small, natural, light creases.  Scarce in a complete sheet, this is …

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