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    REST OF THE WORLD, NORTH BORNEO

    Lot 46
    Estimate: $1,000

    1897-1902 Pictorials 1c, 2c Black & Lake, 3c, 5c, 6c, 8c, 12c, 18c and 24c, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (type NB4) in fresh unmounted mint strips of five, the 8c to 24c being vertical strips. Believed to be unique multiples

     

    Lot 47
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $3,600

    1897-1902 Pictorials 4c Orang-Utan, Sunken Die Proof in Black and Dull Grey-Green on thick card (70x102mm), a trifle soiled. Very rare. Ex Burnett

     

    Lot 48
    Estimate: $500T

    1889 (23 May) Mauritius 6c Postal Card used from Port Louis to Postmaster-General, British North Borneo, from a pioneer Philatelic entrepreneur ('I am a great stamps collector and I wish to have correspondents in every part of the world'), very fine strike of 'SANDAKAN/7/AU/1889' datestamp in red on front. Extraordinary origin/destination

     

    Lot 49
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1953 (2 May) registered "crash cover" (270x155mm) Sandakan to London bearing KGVI $2 (2), $5 (2), $10 (one floated off) with cachet in violet 'SALVAGED MAIL/"Comet" Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953' (Nierinck 5302502a). Spectacular item

     

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