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    REST OF THE WORLD, TRINIDAD

    Lot 1276
    E ]
    Estimate: $1,800Starting Price: $1,350

    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 d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 8d and 1/- value tablets each in a 16mm 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 1277
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $2,000Starting Price: $1,500

    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 1278
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $550Starting Price: $420

    Postage Dues: 1885 Watermark Crown CA the collection mounted on leaves and on hagner, with d 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 1279
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    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 1280
    O ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

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


    Lot 1281
    O ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    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 1282
    O ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

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


    Lot 1283
    C ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1887 (Aug) cover from Germany with 5pf and 10pf tied by Dahme cds, and eventually returned after several attempts to deliver. Underpaid with boxed 'T', and with 3d Postage Due tied by Trinidad cds. With two different manuscript 'Not known', unframed 'UNCLAIMED', framed 'Inconnu/Not Known' in violet and framed 'Retour'. A scarce and attractive franking, ex Sir John Marriott


    Lot 1284
    PS ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1892 (25 Apr) German 5pf postal card cancelled Dusseldorf cds, manuscript 'T6' and with framed 'T.', on arrival a 1d Postage due was affixed and tied by Port-of-Spain cds, JU 6 92, good appearance


    Lot 1285
    C ]
    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1896 (10 Dec) small envelope addressed to Government House with 1896 1d tied by Port-of-Spain cds, also tied by large 'T' in circle, and 1d Postage due affixed and cancelled on the same date. Minor damage to postage due overlapping top of envelope, Ex Sir John Marriott


    Lot 1286
    PS ]
    Estimate: $170Starting Price: $130

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1899 (12 Sep) British Guiana stationery envelope addressed to Tobago, with manuscript 'try Arima Trinidad' and two 1d Postage Dues affixed tied by Toco cds, AP 21 00


    Lot 1287
    C ]
    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    Postage Dues: 1885 issue used on cover 1899 (2 Oct) inland cover (slightly shortened at left) from Blanchisseuse to Toco posted without stamps and with 1d Postage Due pair added prior to despatch and cancelled with Blanchisseuse cds; 1902 (Dec) cover (vertical fold) from Port-of-Spain to Toco with d pair, with handstruck 'T' in circle over which a 2d Postage due has been affixed and cancelled by Port-of-Spain cds. Also 1940 (23 Sep) wrapper from Siparia to Palo Seco with 1c, handstruck 'T' in circle, and with Third Issue 1d postage due affixed and tied by Palo Seco cds (3 covers)


    Lot 1288
    PS ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1899 (22 Nov) British Guiana 2c stationery envelope from Georgetown to Tobago, readdressed to Trinidad with manuscript 'try Toco Trinidad', with Tobago cds (NO 30 99), and 1d pair and single Postage Dues affixed tied by Toco cds (AP 21 00). Some slight discolouration around postage dues, otherwise fine and ex Sir John Marriott


    Lot 1289
    C ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1900 (24 Mar) cover from France with 15c, thus 10c underpaid and with 'T' in inverted triangle. On arrival a 2d Postage Due was affixed representing double deficiency, and tied by Port-of Spain cds, AP 17 1900. A little ragged along top of envelope, otherwise fine


    Lot 1290
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1901 Netherlands Indies picture postcard with 5c cancelled boxed 'EMMA HAVEN' ship marking in blue, with handstruck 'T' and 1d Postage Due affixed on arrival and tied by Port-of-Spain cds, AU 23 1901. Fine and an unusual origin


    Lot 1291
    PS ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    Postage Dues 1885 issue on cover: 1904 (29 Jul) US 2c stationery envelope from Tufts college, Massachusetts, underpaid and with handstruck 'T CENTIMES/15/N.Y.', 3d Postage due affixed and tied by Port-of-Spain cds, AU 9 04, fine


    Lot 1292
    C ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Postage Dues: 1905-06 Watermark Multiple Crown CA group of usages, with 1906-16 covers from U.S.A. (x 6) with 1d, 1d strip of 3 or 3d (x 4) Postage Dues affixed, four undeliverable and returned to sender and marked 'UNCLAIMED', 1906 picture postcard from Germany with 5pf, and 1d due affixed, and 1906 stampless cover from France with 1d and 2d pair dues affixed. Some cover faults but a scarce group (8 covers)


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