Monday, 8 June 2009


1886-1900 Palmtrees
Perf 11 2/6d purple vertical strip of 3 from the base of the sheet
Imperforate Between the First Two Units SG 64ba, part o.g.,
undercatalogued at £450+. Similar strip sold
for £747 at auction in 2003]


1907 Large Canoes
½d to 1/- imperforate plate proof blocks of 4 in the issued
colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper, vibrant colours.
[Absent from John Darnell's collection. Colonel Harrie Evans' two sets
of singles sold for $403 & $426 respectively
£ 1000+ Retail Guide Price


MALAYA - Straits Settlements

1936 Survey Department essays 15c Sailing Vessel on ungummed
unwatermarked paper highly surfaced on both sides comprising singles
with four different KGV portraits (plus one extra) in black, se-tenant
strip of the four designs in carmine & a similar strip in black & dull rose.
Very attractive group. [All have neat pencil notations on the back indicating
they were from Lot 635 in Robson Lowe's auction of November 1950

£ 600+ Retail Guide Price