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    REST OF THE WORLD, TRINIDAD, POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

    Lot 1071
    Estimate: $1,800

    Postage Dues: 1885 piece of tracing paper (185 x 200mm) headed 'Stamps required of each of the undermentioned value', and bearing an 8d pen and ink sketch similar to the issued design but with lettering in colour against a white background, flanked by sketches of the ½d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 8d and 1/- value tablets each in a 16½mm circle. Couple of minor creases away from the designs, otherwise very fine and the unique essay for this issue. Ex De La Rue Archives and Sir John Marriott

     

    Lot 1072
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    Postage Dues: 1885 ½d to 1/- set of 9 value tablet die proofs each printed on wove paper (25½mm x 25½mm) and affixed as a block (3 x 3) to thick card (127 x 101mm) and dated '14 NOV 85'. Superb and unique, ex De La Rue Archives and Sir John Marriott

     

    Lot 1073
    Estimate: $350

    Postage Dues: Stamp-size master die proof of frame only in black on glazed card, very fine and rare, only several examples known

     

    Lot 1074
    Estimate: $2,000

    Postage Dues: 1884 (17 Nov) General Post Office Memorandum (210 x 330mm) announcing the introduction of Postage Due stamps and giving details of their usage. A 1d Postage due is affixed to the document and tied by Trinidad cds, NO 17 85. One vertical and three horizontal folds, and a small defect at top, but only two examples have survived, the other being in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Ex Sir John Marriott

     

    Lot 1075
    Estimate: $600

    Postage Dues: 1885 Watermark Crown CA the collection mounted on leaves and on hagner, with ½d mint (3, one with plate no.) and used (10, including plate no. block of 6 and pair), 1d mint (2) and used (10), 2d mint and used (8), 3d mint and used (6), 4d mint (10, including plate no. block of 9) and used (7), 5d mint and used (5), 6d mint (5, one with plate no.) and used (5), 8d mint and used (8), 1/- mint (9, including plate no. block of 6) and used (4) and variety 'upright oblique stroke' mint, and two each in mint and used blocks of 4 . all generally fine. Also a Trinidad 'stamp' postcard which includes the postage dues, with imprint of Wenzel & Co. (38 M, 67U)

          

    Lot 1076
    Estimate: $400

    Postage Dues: 1885 Watermark Crown CA ½d to 1/- handstamped seriffed SPECIMEN (Type TRI 1) in black, 1/- with a few shortish perfs, otherwise fine, Very scarce with only several sets recorded, ex Sir John Marriott (9)

     

    Lot 1077
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    Postage Dues: 1885 Watermark Crown CA ½d to 1/- handstamped vertical sans-serif SPECIMEN (Type TRI 2) in black, ½d with damaged top left corner and 2d and 3d with toned gum, otherwise fine. Believed to be the only recorded set, ex Sir John Marriott (9)

     

    Lot 1078
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Postage Dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA the collection with 1d mint (30, including plate no. blocks of 18 and 4(2)) and used (11), 2d mint (3) and used (8), 3d mint (16, including plate no. block of 12) and used (4), 4d mint (4, one with plate no.) and used (3), 5d mint (8, one with plate no.) and used (2), 6d mint (6) and used, 8d mint (7) and used (2), 1/- mint (4) and used (3, one variety 'Short Upright Stroke', cat £180), and variety 'Oblique Upright Stroke' mint, and two in mint block of 4. Generally fine, and mostly ex Sir John Marriott (83M, 34U)

        

    Lot 1079
    Estimate: $350

    Postage Dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1d to 1/- each in a mint corner block of 4 with Plate No. 1, 1/- block with left-hand pair variety 'oblique upright stroke'. Lower pairs of each block MUH, the 4d to 1/- blocks with degrees of gum toning. A very scarce set, ex Sir John Marriott. SG D1-17, cat £560+

     

    Lot 1080
    Estimate: $300

    Postage Dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 2d variety 'Watermark Inverted' very fine used. SG D11a, cat £350

     

    Lot 1081
    Estimate: $150

    Postage dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d variety 'Watermark Inverted, superb and apparently CTO with large part OG. SG D12a, cat £180

     

    Lot 1082
    Estimate: $150

    Postage Dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA 3d variety 'Watermark Inverted' fine used with 1908 cds. SG D12a, cat £180

     

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