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Spink Sell “Fine Covers of the World”

On 2nd May 2012, Spink sold “The Adriano Landini Collection of Fine Covers of the World”, including a few covers of interest to the Jubilee collector.

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February 2012 Ebay Report

Top 3 Items of the Month

This attractive unmounted mint block of four of the 6d purple on rose-red sold for £107.22. What makes it more interesting is that it shows the marginal marking signifying the middle of the sheet.






The Jubilee issue stamps used in Salonica are scarce, and the 1s green and carmine is the most scarce of them all. It is catalogued in the Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth catalogue at £190 and fetched £111.90.



This attractive piece bears the Niger Coast 2 1/2d and 5d tied by the oval cancel of Old Calabar (SG type Z1) in violet, and is in fact only recorded used on the 2 1/2d by the Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth catalogue. It sold for £148.

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