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Liberia 1909-12 15c Woman Spinning Cotton in unissued colours, imperf proof on lined paper without gum

Liberia

Covers and stamps / Liberia / Proofs

1909-12 15c 'Woman Spinning Cotton' in unissued colours, imperf proof on lined paper without gum

£145

North Borneo 1909-23 Waterlow & Sons perforated proof of 12c. ‘Palm Cockatoo’ in unissued colours of red and black in complete sheetlet of nine, each stamp overprinted ‘Waterlow & Sons Ltd Specimen’ with small punch hole in corner, the stamps within the sheet are imperforate horizontally between each other but not margin, fresh unused without gum. Very rare.

North Borneo

Covers and stamps / North Borneo / Bird / Proofs / Waterlow & Sons

1909-23 Waterlow & Sons perforated proof of 12c. ‘Palm Cockatoo’ in unissued colours of red and black in complete sheetlet of nine, each stamp overprinted ‘Waterlow & Sons Ltd Specimen’ with small punch hole in corner, the stamps within the sheet are imperforate horizontally between each other but not margin, fresh unused without gum. Very rare.

£1275

Trinidad & Tobago 1912 De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 6d value, Frame Only and Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed ’14 SEP 12’ in blue at upper left. Fine condition. Ex Ramkissoon 2006 and Scarborough 2008.

Trinidad & Tobago

Covers and stamps / Trinidad / Proofs

1912 De La Rue Master Die Proof for the 6d value, Frame Only and Duty Plate, printed in black on glazed white card, endorsed ’14 SEP 12’ in blue at upper left. Fine condition. Ex Ramkissoon 2006 and Scarborough 2008.

£295

New Zealand 1912 King George V undenominated Die Proof in violet with a black centre from the Subsidiary Die, on glazed card. Ex Gordon Darge and Gawaine Baillie

New Zealand

Covers and stamps / New Zealand / Proofs

1912 King George V undenominated Die Proof in violet with a black centre from the Subsidiary Die, on glazed card. Ex Gordon Darge and Gawaine Baillie

£375

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 15k frame only final die proof in brown-purple, showing printing plate pinholes with the name of designer and engrave beneath the picture, small thin otherwise fine. Probably unique, no description in the Yamchik-Postal Rider 1983.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 15k frame only final die proof in brown-purple, showing printing plate pinholes with the name of designer and engrave beneath the picture, small thin otherwise fine. Probably unique, no description in the Yamchik-Postal Rider 1983.

£975

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 3 Rouble final proof with completed engraving in green on card, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, “3 roubles: An extraordinary set of die proofs in various colours showing the different state of the die – state 1, 2, 3 (3), 4, 5 (3), 6, 7 (3) and 8 (5)”, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 3 Rouble final proof with completed engraving in green on card, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, “3 roubles: An extraordinary set of die proofs in various colours showing the different state of the die – state 1, 2, 3 (3), 4, 5 (3), 6, 7 (3) and 8 (5)”, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£1775

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 3 Rouble proof with partly completed engraving in dark blue on card, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, “3 roubles: An extraordinary set of die proofs in various colours showing the different state of the die – state 1, 2, 3 (3), 4, 5 (3), 6, 7 (3) and 8 (5)”, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 3 Rouble proof with partly completed engraving in dark blue on card, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, “3 roubles: An extraordinary set of die proofs in various colours showing the different state of the die – state 1, 2, 3 (3), 4, 5 (3), 6, 7 (3) and 8 (5)”, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£1750

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 35k die proof in dark blue and black with additional sideways black print of 15k vignette of Nicholas I, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, small thin at top. Not listed in the Tsar collection sold at Robson Lowe auction in 1935 – lot 16. Probably a unique item.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 35k die proof in dark blue and black with additional sideways black print of 15k vignette of Nicholas I, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, small thin at top. Not listed in the Tsar collection sold at Robson Lowe auction in 1935 – lot 16. Probably a unique item.

£945

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 35k frame only die proof in orange with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, very fine, signed “PMD”. Probably unique, no description in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 35k frame only die proof in orange with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, very fine, signed “PMD”. Probably unique, no description in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£675

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 1 die proof in black on card, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “9” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 1 die proof in black on card, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “9” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

£1425

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 1 die proof in sepia on card, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “11” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 1 die proof in sepia on card, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “11” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

£1465

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 17 complete die proof in black on wove paper, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “17” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 17 complete die proof in black on wove paper, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “17” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

£1345

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 4 complete die proof in dark blue on wove paper, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “10” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 5 Ruble frame only, state 4 complete die proof in dark blue on wove paper, without the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, pencil “10” on reverse. Possibly from the Tsar collection published in the Yamschik-Post rider 1983, No 12 page 15.

£1345

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 50k frame only die proofs in dull carmine, olive and orange, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, some small thins otherwise fine. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 50k frame only die proofs in dull carmine, olive and orange, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, some small thins otherwise fine. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£2095

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 50k frame only die proofs in grey-purple, bistre, brown and grey-green, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, some small thin. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 50k frame only die proofs in grey-purple, bistre, brown and grey-green, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, some small thin. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£2945

Russia 1913 Romanov Tercentenary 70k frame only die proofs purple-brown, blue-green and orange, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, one with slight thins at top otherwise very fine. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

Russia

Covers and stamps / Russia / Proofs / royalty

1913 Romanov Tercentenary 70k frame only die proofs purple-brown, blue-green and orange, with the names of designer and engraver beneath the picture, one with slight thins at top otherwise very fine. Possibly from Tsar collection at Robson Lowe 1935, published in the Yamschik-Post Rider 1983, No 12, page 15.

£2465

FALKLAND ISLANDS 1914 George V 10sh brown perforated trial colour proof on card, prepared by Thomas de la Rue, hs SPECIMEN, numbered 54

FALKLAND ISLANDS

Covers and stamps / Falkland Islands / Proofs

1914 George V 10sh brown perforated trial colour proof on card, prepared by Thomas de la Rue, hs 'SPECIMEN', numbered 54

£765

Serbia 1915 King Peter on the Battlefield black die proof within circular frame without value on glazed card, small ink spot on reverse otherwise fine condition, 110 x 135mm

Serbia

Covers and stamps / Serbia / Proofs

1915 King Peter on the Battlefield black die proof within circular frame without value on glazed card, small ink spot on reverse otherwise fine condition, 110 x 135mm

£245

Serbia 1915 King Peter on the Battlefield black die proof without value on glazed card, some slight ageing, mostly on reverse.

Serbia

Covers and stamps / Serbia / Proofs

1915 King Peter on the Battlefield black die proof without value on glazed card, some slight ageing, mostly on reverse.

£245

Saint Kitts-Nevis 1920 proof on thick card of central design of King George V Head and Christopher Columbus with telescope; fine and scarce.

Saint Kitts-Nevis

Covers and stamps / Saint Kitts Nevis / Proofs / Columbus

1920 proof on thick card of central design of King George V Head and Christopher Columbus with telescope; fine and scarce.

£345