Tag: Imperforate

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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June 11th, 2013

We begin this month with additions to inventory to some of the off-the-beaten-path countries in philately, including Rwanda, Syria, Thailand and Vietnam.  In terms of notable additions to our Canada inventory, look for more choices in used better quality Victoria as well as mint George V and earlier.  For the collector of British Commonwealth we …

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Britannia Block – Weekly Feature #445

First issue of 1852 featuring Seated Britannia in a non-denominated 1/2d. block of six.  Fresh mint with three stamps hinged, three stamps never hinged and deep colour, Very Fine.  The gum has hinge remnants on the upper three stamps and some unevenness associated with the gum’s having been hand applied, there is also a backstamp.  …

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July 31st, 2012

Another busy month has come to a close here at Ian Kimmerly Stamps.  The theme of the past few days has been Hungary where we have added literally hundreds of imperforate singles and sets.  These until recently were not catalogued in Scott.  The other area in which we are industriously adding material to our inventory …

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January 31st, 2012

Over the last week we have mostly finished the work of adding the recently acquired tremendous collection of Latin America and Portuguese Colonies to our inventory.  For the last number of days the area seeing the most growth has been Brazil where we have had to add another box to our red boxes.  More Canada …

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