Census of Covers with B.E.A. 1890 Overprinted Issues

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A total of nineteen Whitfield King covers have been recorded. Seven bear 6 1/2a frankings made up with one of each value. Eleven bear 8a frankings made up with 4a on 5d pairs. Of the latter seven are dated MR 15 1895 and four MY 9 1895. Footnote in Spink’s sale of George T. Krieger’s collection

1891 (Dec 4) “Whitfield King & Co” envelope from Mombassa to England with 1890 1/2a on 1d, 1a on 2d, 4a on 5d and 1890-95 1a

History: Grosvenor Feb 2019 lot 539 sold for £1’350 plus buyer’s premium

1895 (Mar 15) “Whitfield King & Co” envelope from Mombassa to England with 1890 4a on 5d pair

History: Spink 14th Oct 2009 lot 26 sold for £850 plus commission

1895 (Mar 15) “Whitfield King & Co” envelope from Mombassa to England with 1890 4a on 5d pair

History: Spink 25th Oct 2017 lot 1068 sold for £900 plus commission

 

1895 (Mar 15) “Whitfield King & Co” envelope from Mombassa to England with 1890 4a on 5d pair (left stamp showing variety B over E), right stamp with corner perf. re-attached

History: George T. Krieger, Spink Sep 2013 lot 5 realised £1’300 plus commission

 

1895 (May 9) “Whitfield King & Co” envelope from Mombassa to England with 1890 4a on 5d pair, cert. Holcombe (1996)

History: ex Chantry (1990); Spink 26th Oct 2016 lot 1603 sold for £1’600 plus commission

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