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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 SOLD
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
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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