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REVENUE 1899 QV £5 lilac and black on red overprinted ‘JUDICIAL’ in black. Small pin hole otherwise very fine used with light central ‘COURT / (KWI)TTA / (CANC)ELLED’ circular marking. This denomination was not issued as a postage stamp. Very rare. Barefoot 10
£1,100
Last update: 26th February, 2017
1875-89 Queen Victoria keytype, SG 1-20
GC11 1879 ½d olive-yellow, wmk. Crown CC. Fine mint. SG 4 £45
GC12 1879 ½d olive-yellow, wmk. Crown CC. Very fine mint. SG 4 £60
GC13 1879 ½d olive-yellow, wmk. Crown CC. Fine used. SG 4 £15
GC14 1876 1d blue, wmk. Crown CC. Very fine mint. SG 5 £20
GC15 1876 1d blue, wmk. Crown CC. Horizontal pair, right stamp defective, otherwise very fine mint. SG 5 £25
GC17 1876 1d blue, wmk Crown CC. Verticallly bisected, on piece cancelled neat barred oval strike. SG (5a) £275
GC18 1879 2d green, wmk. Crown CC. Very fine mint. SG 6 £60
GC20 1879 2d green, wmk. Crown CC. Single plus another diagonally bisected, on piece cancelled neat '556' barred ovals and 'CAPE COAST MR 4' datestamp alongside. SG 6 (6a) £275
GC25 1876 6d orange, wmk. Crown CC. Fine used cancelled with neat '554' barred oval. SG 8 £12
GC29 1884-91 2½d, 3d, 1/- and 2/-, wmk. Crown CA, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Samuel D11/12). Very fine mint. SG 14s/15s, 18s/19s £125
GC43 1884 2d slate, wmk. Crown CA, cancelled with crisp 'AXIM JA 8 90' datestamp in RED. Highly attractive. SG 13b £5
AM533 1885 Watermark Crown CA QV 4d deep mauve. Lower right corner block of four showing plate number ‘1’. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 16 £85
GC56 1884 4d deep mauve, wmk. Crown CA, cancelled with crisp 'ELMINA AP 9 94' datestamp in BLUE. Attractive. SG 16 £10
GC57 1884 4d deep mauve, wmk. Crown CA, cancelled with 'AXIM MR 21 90' datestamp in ORANGE. Highly attractive. SG 16 £10
GC67 1884 2/- deep brown, wmk. Crown CA, very fine mint. SG 19a £35
GC73 1889 'ONE PENNY' on 6d surcharge, very fine used cancelled 'SALTPOND AU 28 89'. SG 20 £40
1889-1902 Queen Victoria keytype, SG 22-36
GC481 1889-94 QV 5s, 10s and both 20s, set of four values overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Wonderfully fresh and unmounted. A remarkable set. SG 22s-25s £550
GC77 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine fresh mint. SG 25s £80
GC80 1889 5/-, dull mauve and blue, very fine used. SG 22 £15
GC81 1889 10/-, dull mauve and red, very fine mint. SG 23 £75
GC84 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, very fine fresh mint. SG 25 £135
GC86 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, superb used cancelled light crisp 'KWITTA AU 3 95' datestamp. SG 25 £30
GC87 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, superb used cancelled crisp 'KWITTA MY 29 97' datestamp. SG 25 £30
GC88 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, superb used cancelled crisp 'KWITTA JU 5 96' datestamp. SG 25 £30
GC89 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, superb used cancelled crisp 'CHAMA AU24 94' datestamp. SG 25 £30
GC474 REVENUE 1899 QV 'JUDICIAL' overprints. The complete set of nine values to 20/-, variously cancelled. Odd light faults although a very difficult group to assemble. Barefoot 1-9 £375
GC91 REVENUE 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, overprinted 'JUDICIAL', fine used cancelled indistinct datestamp. SG 25 JUDICIAL ovpt. £120
GC92 REVENUE 1894 20/-, dull mauve and black on red, overprinted 'JUDICIAL', very fine used cancelled 'WINNEBA / CANCELLED' datestamp. SG 25 JUDICIAL ovpt. £140
AM636 REVENUE 1899 QV £5 lilac and black on red overprinted ‘JUDICIAL’ in black. Small pin hole otherwise very fine used with light central ‘COURT / (KWI)TTA / (CANC)ELLED’ circular marking. This denomination was not issued as a postage stamp. Very rare. Barefoot 10 £1,100
GC98 1898-1902 ½d to 10/-, set of ten values overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. 10/- on piece with good colour, balance without gum and some loss of colours. SG 26s-34s £100
GC100 1898-1902 ½d to 10/-, set of ten values overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine and fresh with gum and original colours. SG 26s-34s £180
GC101 1898 6d, dull mauve and violet, horizontal strip of five overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. Scarce multiple. SG 30s £100
GC107 1899 1/-, green and black, superb used cancelled crisp 'KWITTA OC 31 1902' datestamp. SG 31 £20
1902 KEVII, SG 38-48
AM232 1902 KEVII complete set of 11, ½d to £1, overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel type D12). Very fine and fresh mint. SG 38s-48s £170
GC120 5/- green and mauve, very fine fresh mint. SG 46 £45
GC123 5/- green and mauve, lower marginal plate '1' example. Stamp superb unmounted. SG 46 £90
GC441 5/- green and mauve, lower marginal plate '1' example. Stamp superb unmounted. SG 46 £90
GC125 10/- green and brown, very fine mint. SG 47 £60
GC126 10/- green and brown, left marginal. Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. SG 47 £75
GC442 10/- green and brown, upper marginal plate '1' example. Very fine unmounted. SG 47 £120
GC429 20/- purple and black on red. Superb unmounted, scarce as such. SG 48 £265
GC473 REVENUE 1903 KEVII 'JUDICIAL' overprints. Complete set of 11 values to 20/- including both 2/6 colours. The 1d to 6d large part gum with the balance variously cancelled and perfined. Odd light faults although a very difficult group to assemble. Barefoot 11-19 £345
GC130 REVENUE 1903 KEVII 20/- purple and black on red, overprinted 'JUDICIAL'. Perfined and blue crayon cancel, fine and uncommon. Barefoot 19 £120
1904-06 KEVII, SG 49-57
GC131 2/6 green and yellow, overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Fine mint. SG 57s £40
GC137 3d dull purple and orange, chalky paper. Very fine mint. SG 53a £18
GC138 6d dull purple and violet, chalky paper. Very fine mint. SG 54a £35
GC140 2/6 green and yellow, very fine fresh mint. SG 57 £28
1907-13 KEVII, SG 59-68
GC145 ½d to 5/-, complete set of ten values very fine mint. SG 59-68 £120
GC149 6d both listed shades. Fine mint. SG 64, 64a £25
GC426 2/- purple and blue/blue, chalk surfaced paper. Very fine mint. SG 66a £15
GC154 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine mint. SG 68 £50
GC427 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine mint. SG 68 £50
GC384 5/- green and red on yellow. Superb unmounted. SG 68 £90
1908 KEVII, SG 69
1913-21 KGV, SG 70-84
GC410 ½d to 20/-, a complete set of 12 values plus all listed shades and die II's as per SG (31 stamps). Very fine mint. A lovely and difficult assembly. SG 71-84 complete SOLD
GC177 3d purple on pale yellow, die II. Very fine mint. SG 77e £45
GC411 3d purple on pale yellow, die II. Very fine mint. SG 77e £45
GC414 2/6 black and red on blue, die II. Very fine mint. SG 81a £25
GC371 2/6 black and red on blue, die II. Right marginal superb fresh mint. SG 81a £28
GC418 5/- green and red on yellow, white back, very fine mint. SG 82b £18
GC416 5/- green and red on orange-buff, very fine mint. SG 82c £65
GC190 10/- green and red on green, lower marginal plate '8' example. Very fine mint. Lovely. SG 83 £70
GC420 10/- green and red on blue-green, olive back. Very fine mint. SG 83a £25
GC487 10/- green and red/blue-green, olive back. Lower right corner pair showing plate '8' in margin. Hinge trace superb fresh mint. SG 83a £120
GC195 10/- green and red on blue-green, olive back, very fine used. SG 83a £55
GC373 10/- green and red on emerald back, very fine mint. SG 83b £32
AA400 20/- purple and black on red, very fine mint. SG 84 £110
GC374 20/- purple and black on red, left marginal very fine mint. SG 84 £140
1918 WAR TAX, SG 85
GC199 1d red, overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine mint. SG 85s £45
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