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Lot 167
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Bahamas, Mint and Used Collection, 1859-1966. Including 1860 Queen Victoria thick paper 1d dull lake (2 shades) unused; 1861 rough perf 14-16 1d unused and used; 1862 perf 11½-12 1d (3), 4d and 6d used and perf 14 1d (4, with a pair) used, 4d regummed and 6d (2 shades) used; 1863-65 watermarked Crown CC perf 12½ 1d (5, shades), 4d rose unused (2, one rose lake shade) and used (3), 6d deep violet unused (3, with pair and reversed watermark on single) and used (7, with pair), and 1sh used (2); 1882-89 watermarked Crown CC perf 14 1d unused (2) and 4d used (6); 1863-65 watermarked Crown CA perf 14 1d vermilion unused, perf 12 1d vermilion unused (6) and 4d used (3); 1883 surcharged 4d on 6d used; 1884-90 De La Rue 1d to £1 o.g., with shades and £1 used with fiscal cancels (2); 1901 Queen's Staircase 1d specialized study (33, with 16 mint) with plate varieties and cancellations; 1902 KEVII 1d to £1 mint; 1912-19 KGV ½d to £1 mint; 1917-19 Queen's Staircase 3d to 3sh mint; 1921-34 KGV values to 5sh (2) and £1 mint; 1930 Seal of Bahamas 3sh marginal imprint block of 12 mint; 1938-46 KGVI values to £1 (2) mint; nice array of 1954-66 QEII plate number corner blocks of four never hinged; and War Tax stamps with 1918 1sh mint; also various covers; faults to be expected among the early issues, generally Fine to Very Fine, an ideal nucleus for further study or specialization. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,500.
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