LOT NO.                                                                                                                                                                                 EST.

 

 

THE ERIC W. TODD COLLECTION OF CAYMAN ISL.

 

 

 

JAMAICA USED IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

 

283

#A1 (SG Z1) Jamaica 1889 QV ½d yellow-green rejoined pair on small piece cancelled purple double ring oval GRAND CAYMAN ( ) POST OFFICE. Date unclear. A light strike. Fine. (Scott $1,250, SG £1,200). PHOTO

$     350

284

#A4 (SG Z3) Jamaica 1889 QV 2d green with fine large part purple double ring (GRAN)D CAYMAN ( ) 1891. Thinned and slightly faded but nice appearance and scarce. (Scott $1,100, SG £950). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     350

285

#A4 (SG Z3) Jamaica 1889 QV 2d green cancelled clear part purple double ring (GRAND CAY) MAN. A few clipped pers at LR. Fine. (Scott $1,100, SG £950). PHOTO

$     180

286

#A5 (SG Z4) Jamaica 1889 QV 2½d dull purple and blue cancelled purple double ring (GRAND) CAYMAN ( ) 1893. F-VF. (Scott $1,350, SG £1,300). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     350

287

#A6 (SG Z5) Jamaica 1890 QV 4d red-brown with 2 light part strikes of the purple double ring Grand Cayman cancellation. Very small ink mark on face and tiny thin at top. Rare. In use less than 6 months. Fine. 1978 BPA certificate. (Scott $4,500, SG £4,250). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     950

288

#A8 (SG Z16) Jamaica 1890 QV 1d rose cancelled light, partial purple double oval (GRAND) CAYMAN (POST OFFICE). Fine. (Scott $1,600, SG £1,500). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     450

289

#A11 (SG Z7) Jamaica 1895 QV 1d purple and mauve tied on small piece by GRAND CAYMAN P.O. JU 11 1899 single ring cds in purple. Rounded corner perf. Fine. 1972 RPS certificate. (Scott $625, SG £600). PHOTO

$     275

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ISSUED STAMPS

 

290

#1-2 (SG1-2) 1900 QV ½d - 1d matching upper left corner margin control number blocks of 6. Fresh. Three stamps OG, HR, the rest all NH. F-VF. (Scott $195+, SG £180+). PHOTO

$       90

291

SP

#3-7 (SG3s-7s) 1902-3 KEVII ½d - 1/ wmk Crown CA complete set of 5 values overprinted SPECIMEN. (Scott $275, SG £250). PHOTO

$     120

292

SP

#7 (SG 7s) 1902-3 KEVII 1/ orange wmk Crown CA overprinted SPECIMEN, variety broken “M” in “SPECIMEN”. NH. Fine+. PHOTO

$       50

293

#3-7 (SG3-7) 1902-3 KEVII ½d - 1/ set of 5 values wmk Crown CA complete, used. F-VF. (Scott $258, SG £225). PHOTO

$     100

294

#3a (SG3a) 1902 KEVII ½d green wmk Crown CA, variety dented frame (Glover flaw). OG, HR. Fine. (Scott $325, SG £300). PHOTO

$     120

295

#4a (SG4a) 1902-3 KEVII 1d carmine wmk Crown CA, variety dented frame (Glover flaw). Unused. F-VF. (Scott $400, SG £375). PHOTO

$     110

296

#6a (SG6a) 1902 KEVII 6d brown wmk Crown CA, variety dented frame (Glover flaw). OG. Owner’s hs on rev. Fine. (Scott $800, SG £750). PHOTO

$     275

297

#9a (SG9a) 1905 KEVII 1d carmine wmk Multiple Crown CA, variety dented frame (Glover flaw). OG. F-VF. (Scott $600, SG £550). PHOTO

$     200

298

#10a (SG10a) 1905 KEVII 2½d bright blue wmk Multiple Crown CA, variety dented frame (Glover flaw). LH. Fine+. (Scott $400, SG £375). PHOTO

$     160

299

#13-16 (SG13-16) 1907 KEVII 4d - 5/ set of 4 values complete. LH. F-VF. (Scott $380, SG £300). PHOTO

$     150

300

#17 (SG17) 1907 KEVII ½d on 1d carmine horizontal pair used on small piece with full GEORGE TOWN NO 14 07 cds. F-VF. (Scott $185, SG £170). PHOTO

$       80

301

1907 KEVII 1/ bicolor (scuff) and ½d on 1d carmine on registered cover to Germany cancelled GEORGE TOWN OC 8 07. Bold “R” on face, not a Cayman marking. S/l Registered hs. Sent via Cuba and with Cuban reg. markings on face and reverse. German arrival of Oct. 31. Attractive. F-VF. PHOTO

$     160

302

#18 (SG18) 1907 KEVII ½d on 5/ salmon and green. The “1” in “½” almost completely omitted. NH. F-VF. 2005 Ceremuga certificate. (Scott $325 for hinged, SG £300 for hinged). PHOTO

$     250

303

#18 (SG18) 1907 KEVII ½d on 5/ salmon and green Provisional. OG. Owner’s marks. F-VF. Signed Bloch.(Scott $325, SG £300). PHOTO

$     120

304

#19 (SG19) 1907 KEVII 1d on 5/ salmon and green. OG. One slightly shortish perf, o/w F-VF. (Scott $350, SG £275). PHOTO

$     100

305

#19 (SG19) 1907 KEVII 1d on 5/ salmon and green, used on small piece cancelled CAYMAN BRAC NO 30 07. F-VF. 1980 BPA certificate. (Scott $525, SG £400). PHOTO

$     200

306

#19c (SG19c) 1907 KEVII 1d handstamp on 5/ salmon and green, variety dented frame (Glover flaw), used. VF nearly complete GEORGE TOWN DE 14 07 cds. Only 18 examples possible, the majority of which are mint. A major rarity missing from even the most advanced specialized collections of this country. Very slight creasing and nearly imperceptible surface scuff, o/w F-VF. 2021 BPA certificate. (Scott $6,000, SG £6,000). PHOTO FRONT COVER

$  2,500

307

#20 (SG35) 1908 KEVII 2½d on 4d brown and blue. Only 480 examples possible. OG. F-VF. 1984 RPS certificate. (Scott $2,000, SG £1,800). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     900

308

#20 (SG35) 1908 KEVII 2½d on 4d brown and blue. OG. Fine+. 1985 RPS certificate. (Scott $2,000, SG £1,800). PHOTO BACK COVER

$     900

309

See footnote after Scott #20 (See footnote after SG MP5) 1908 KEVII 1d on 4d black and red on yellow. OG. A few toned perfs. Fine. (Scott $300, SG £250). PHOTO

$       90

310

#30 (SG34) 1908 KEVII 10/ green and red on green high value, used. Small part Cayman Brac double ring cds. Fine+. (Scott $350, SG £275). PHOTO

$     140

311

#30 (SG34) 1908 KEVII 10/ green and red on green high value, used. F-VF. (Scott $350, SG £275). PHOTO

$     140

312

SG MP2 1908 Stampless manuscript provisional cover used locally with red ms “Pd ¼ W.G. McC” and GEORGE TOWN OC 14 08 cds. Also includes a similar partial cover used on the same date. F-VF. PHOTO

$     150

313

SG MP2 1908 Stampless manuscript provisional cover used locally with red ms “Pd ¼ W.G. McC” and GEORGE TOWN OC 16 08 cds. VF. PHOTO

$     130

314

SG MP2 1908 Stampless manuscript provisional cover used locally. Light red ms “Pd ¼ W.G. McC” and GEORGE TOWN OC 14 08 cds. F-VF. PHOTO

$     120

315

COLL

1909//17 KEVII, KGV Collection of 6 covers plus one front, 5 of which are registered. One used from Cayman Brac with matching reg. label, the others used from Georgetown. Includes 1d carmine single franking to Kingston, 1d // 1/ 5 values to Halifax with ms boxed “GC/R668” in blue (type R4) dated MAY 9 13, 4 values 2½d // 1/ to Germany and ¼d, ½d and 1d to England. Also a mixed franking cover with ¼d, KEVII 1d, and KGV ½d and 2d to Kent, and a partial front with pair of KEVII ½d green (n/c). A nice group, most F-VF. PHOTO

$     350

316

PS

1913 1d PS card from John P. Bodden commercially used with message cancelled BODDENTOWN JA 16 13 with Georgetown arrival alongside of JA 17. F-VF. PHOTO

$     150

317

PS

1913 KGV 1d PS envelope uprated with KEVII 2½d, 1908 ¼d plus KGV ¼d (3) reg. to Pennsylvania paying the proper rate, cancelled scarce EAST END POST OFFICE DE 10 13, a very early date. Grand Cayman reg. label at LR. An early use. Georgetown and Mobile transits and Pittsburgh arrival on reverse. F-VF. PHOTO

$     200

318

COLL

1908//13 KEVII Group of 4 items with 1908 ms provisional used locally, 1908 ½d, 1d pair on cover to Boston, 2½d ps envelope used commercially to Georgetown cancelled BODDENTOWN JA 16 13 with Georgetown JA 17 arrival alongside and a 1913 KEVII 2½d ultramarine on cover to Boston which entered the US mail in Alabama. Stamp not recognized and US 2¢ added and cancelled with Mobile flag cancel. A very nice group. F-VF. PHOTO 1 PHOTO 2

$     450

 

 

 

 

 

 

KING GEORGE V ISSUES

 

319

#44a (SG52) 1914 KGV 10/ deep green and red on green, used. F-VF. (Scott $250, SG £250). PHOTO

$     110

320

#47 (SG52b) 1913 KGV 10/ deep green and red, white back, used. F-VF. (Scott $200, SG £200). PHOTO

$       90

321

1914 KGV ½d green on cover cancelled EAST END/Grand Cayman./Rural/Post Gollection. Georgetown arrival of MR 17 on reverse. Scarce. Central file fold and cover tear to left of stamp. F-VF appearance. PHOTO

$     475

322

P

1920 KGV 2d carmine imperf printer’s sample horizontal pair on thick, ungummed, unwatermarked paper. F-VF. PHOTO

$     100

323

P

1920 KGV 4½d blue imperf trial color plate proof upper right corner margin block of 4 on ungummed, unwatermarked paper. In the color of the issued 2½d. F-VF. PHOTO

$     200

324

P

1920 KGV 4½d blue imperf trial color plate proofs, two examples each on ungummed, unwatermarked paper in the color of the issued 2½d. F-VF. PHOTO

$       90

325

#50-63, 64-68 (SG60-67, 69-83) 1921-26 KGV Two complete sets, ¼d - 10/ set of 14 values wmk Multiple Crown Script CA plus set of 5 values 3d - 10/ Multiple Crown CA. LH to HR. F-VF. (Scott $278, SG £225). PHOTO

$     110

326

SP

#64-68 (SG60s-67s) 1921-26 KGV 3d - 10/ wmk Multiple Crown CA set of 5 values complete overprinted SPECIMEN. OG. The 10/ with one spot of toning. F-VF. (Scott $225, SG £225). PHOTO

$       90

327

#64var (SG60aw) 1921-26 KGV 3d purple on orange-buff wmk Multiple Crown CA, variety watermark inverted. LH. (SG £250). PHOTO

$     120

328

#64var (SG60ay) 1921-26 KGV 3d purple orange-buff wmk Multiple Crown CA, variety watermark inverted and reversed. OG. Fine. (SG £160). PHOTO

$       70

329

SP

#69-80 (SG84s-95s) 1932 KGV ¼d - 10/ Centenary set of 12 values complete perf SPECIMEN. OG. The odd spot of toning on low values only. F-VF. (Scott $650, SG £600). PHOTO

$     250

330

#69-80 (SG84-95) 1932 KGV ¼d - 10/ Centenary set of 12 values complete. LH. A beautiful, well-centered set. F-VF. (Scott $564, SG £500). PHOTO

$     250

331

#69-80 (SG84-95) 1932 KGV ¼d - 10/ Centenary set of 12 values complete. Most LH. The ½d with a few nibbed perfs. F-VF. (Scott $564, SG £500). PHOTO

$     225

332

#69-80 (SG84-95) 1932 KGV ¼d - 10/ Centenary set of 12 values complete, used. F-VF. (Scott $847, SG £750). PHOTO

$     350

333

#85-96 (SG96-107) 1935 KGV ¼d - 10/ Pictorial set of 12 values complete. OG. F-VF. (Scott $255, SG £200). PHOTO

$       90

334

#85-96 (SG96-107) 1935 KGV ¼d - 10/ Pictorial set of 12 values complete, used, each value with attractive double ring GEORGE TOWN cds. F-VF. (Scott $247, SG £200). PHOTO

$       90

335

#85-96 (SG96-107) 1935 KGV ¼d - 10/ Pictorial set of 12 values complete, used. F-VF. (Scott $247, SG £200). PHOTO

$       80

336

1935 KGV 1/ Silver Jubilee on cover to Glasgow cancelled BODDENTOWN SE 21 1935. On reverse is “Compulsorily Registered Post Office label because it is crossed with blue lines”. London reg. label and 3d postage due stamp affixed. A most interesting cover. PHOTO

$     150

337

#81 (2), 83, 84var (SG108 (2), 110, 111i) 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee ½d (2), 6d and 1/ on registered OHMS cover to Connecticut, the 1/, variety dash by turret. Neat GEORGETOWN SE 25 1935 double ring cds. Kingston and NY transits and Naugatuck arrival OCT 10. F-VF+. (SG £650 as mint; unpriced used). PHOTO

$     425

338

COLL

KGV ¼d//3d Postage due “T” collection of 10 items, 6 stamps, most on piece, 3 pairs on piece all 1921 issue except the 3d 1935 Pictorial. Each is struck with F-VF or VF “T” in circle, 3 in purple from Cayman Brac. Also includes an incoming cover to Cayman Brac from Alabama with US 1¢ green imperf Franklin (addressee’s name excised) with “T” in purple and 1d due in blue ms. An interesting and unusual offering. F-VF. PHOTO

$     170

339

#MR2var (SG54b) 1917 KGV 1½d on 2½d deep blue overprinted WAR/STAMP, variety straight serif, used. Partial Georgetown double ring cds. Fine. (SG £180). PHOTO

$       80

340

#MR3 (SG55) 1917 KGV 1½d on 2½d deep blue, the scarce War Tax overprint. OG. F-VF. Signed Bloch. 1975 RPS certificate. (Scott $850, SG £750). PHOTO

$     350

341

#MR3 (SG55) 1917 KGV 1½d on 2½d deep blue, the scarce War Tax overprint. OG, HR. Fine. (Scott $850, SG £750). PHOTO

$     325

342

COLL

1914//18 Collection of War Tax issues with stamps, blocks of 4 and 18, a full pane of the second surcharge with varieties (toned), 3 covers (2 reg.) and a few stamps on part covers. Highlights include first issue with fraction bar almost completely omitted, used; second issue single and block with fraction bar omitted, misplaced overprints, etc. Covers include reg. to Elmira, NY with boxed blue ms Grand Cayman, 1½d surcharge on orange strip of 3 reg. to Demerara, etc. Some mixed condition but many F-VF

$     200

343

SHCOLL

#32, MR5, var (SG40, 57) 1912-20 KGV ¼d brown plate 1B 2 complete sheets of 120 (NH) plus 1919 ½d green War Tax 2 complete mint sheets of 120 showing plate flaws on left pane row 9 pos. 3 and 5 and short overprint, left pane row 10 pos. 1. Hinge reinforcing on one, the other slightly toned. Also includes ¼d - 5/ short set wmk Multiple Crown CA. F-VF. (SG £544+)

$       80

344

COLL

KGV Collection of 18 covers, 6 registered, most showing usages of the 1935 Pictorial issue, 1½d Centenary, 2 covers to Kingston and Cheshire, a third with ½d and 3d on reg. OHMS cover and a 2½d on cover both to Scotland, 4 Silver Jubilee covers, one in combination with 1935 Pictorials on reg. parcel front used from Little Cayman, a stampless OHMS cover to Mass., 2 Atlantis covers, etc. A couple n/c including a margin block of 4 of the 1½d Pictorial on unaddressed cover (toned) with portions of the plate numbers in the margin. An interesting group, one with a letter from A. C. Panton regarding adoption of the Post Office Amendment Law. Most F-VF. PHOTO 1 PHOTO 2

$     325

 

 

 

 

 

 

KING GEORGE VI ERA

 

345

1940 KGVI Pair of commercial missionary mail censored covers bearing censor labels CL1 A and B, the first cover bears the 2½d definitive cancelled double ring GEORGETOWN FE 28 cds (adhesive stain around stamp), the second with 1d definitive and KGV War Tax with partial 1940 cds. Fine. PHOTO

$     150

346

1940 KGVI 1d and 1½d definitives on commercial cover to Alabama cancelled light Georgetown cds AU ( ) 1940 with Opened by Censor. label and Cayman Islands War Fund label on face at LL. Very scarce. Some staining. Fine. PHOTO

$     500

347

COLL

1939//42 KGVI Collection of 5 censored covers with 1939 ½d green on cover to Georgetown cancelled THE CREEK OC 19 39 and blue ms “OK”. The EKD 12 DEC and not recorded used from The Creek, 1941 3d on cover to Oklahoma cancelled WEST BAY JA 24 1941 and green Opened by Censor. label, CL1B, 1941 3d to NY with green Opened by Censor. (with stop), CL1B, and 1941 3d used from Georgetown with CM2 in blue crayon, a very late use and 1942 3d to Oklahoma cancelled WEST BAY and with blue CL2 Opened by Censor (no stop). The odd fault but most F-VF. PHOTO 1 PHOTO 2

$     425

 348

COLL

1942//45 Collection of 10 censored covers, nearly all commercial including 3 with type CH4, octagonal Crown/PASSED/D41, one commemorating V-E Day; one with type CH5; same but with D42, used 2 days after EKD; 5 with type CH6 with boxed 41 hs, one used from West Bay. Two n/c. An excellent group.

$     190

349

COLL

KGVI Collection of over 60 covers, 14 reg. Includes 1947 First Flights (5), various cancellations (East End, West End including one to New Zealand, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman, Stake Bay, The Creek, North Side, Boddentown); cover to Malta with Malta KGV definitives collecting postage due, a few FDCs including UPU complete in blocks of 4 on 4 separate covers, some illustrated covers, a nice group of commercial Air Mail covers, Southampton Paquebot, etc. Loads of value.

$     300

350

PS/COLL

Postal Stationery collection of 15 items mostly 1908 and 1909 postal cards (one used), envelopes (a 2½d overprinted SPECIMEN) and wrappers (2, one overprinted SPECIMEN). Also includes ¼d postal cards with band reading “12/INLAND/ POST CARDS”. Most F-VF, couple n/c

$     120

351

SP/COLL

SG 13s-16s, 69s-83s, 96s-107s, 115s//26s (ex the 1947 values). KEVII//KGVI Collection of complete and partial sets all overprinted SPECIMEN. Complete sets include 1907 bi-colors, 1921 ¼d - 10/ Multiple Crown Script CA wmk, 1935 Pictorials, etc. and some partial sets. Mixed condition but many Fine or better. Defectives n/c. (SG £1,864 of which £1,025 is complete sets)

$     300

352

COLL

QV//QEII Collection balance on album pages and stocksheets. Includes a QV 1d block of 4 used; various KEVII values nearly all used with first issue values to the 1/, a ½d pair with plate number 19; bicolor 6d and 1/, ½d on 1d carmine, ½d on 5/ plus 1d on 5/ (3) all fiscally used, 1d on 4d revenue mint, 1907-9 definitives various values mint and used including 1/ and 5/ denomination, 3 with broken frame line UR corner, used; KGV includes 1912-20 10/ (one mint plus 2 used with questionable cancels and n/c), 1935 5/ mint, a pretty block of the 3d on orange-buff with socked-on-the-nose cancel; several KGVI definitive sets toned and n/c, a few QEII definitive sets (hinged) and a used block of 4 of the 1962 £1. Much useful material here. Many F-VF. Loads of catalogue value

$     500