Bahamas

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0BAH123: Bahamas
1884 to 1890 — part page from the Royal Swedish General Post Office UPU Collection
Price £150
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BAH-T01: Bahamas
1882 1s green and 1884–90 set of 6 to £1 ~ all affixed to part archive sheet ex Tunisia UPU specimen collection ~ the 1s, 1d, 4d, 5s and £1 that were distributed by the UPU in mint condition were handstamped SPECIMEN type TUN1 after receipt by the Tunisian postal authority ~ the 2½d and 6d (distributed later) were overprinted SPECIMEN type D12 by De La Rue before sending to the UPU ~ SG 44, 47/57 ~ an attractive and unique record
Price £1,600
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BAH-T20: Bahamas
complete collection of stamps all overprinted or perforated SPECIMEN as distributed by the UPU from 1901 to 1948 (and some later issues) lightly affixed to 1 part and 6 complete album pages ex the Tunisia UPU specimen collection ~ very fine, fresh and attractive ~ between SG 58s and SG177s ~ cat £3990
Price £1,100
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BAH047: Bahamas
1884–90 wmk CA 1d to £1 set of 6 plus 1882 wmk CA 1s hinged to four archival pieces all handstamped CANCELLED 41Χ7 mm — ex Bechuanaland Post Office collection — the 5s and £1 illustrated in the auction catalogue (Robson Lowe, 27 October 1976, Basel) -- SG 44s, 47/57s
this CANCELLED handstamp appears on a very small number of other stamps in the collection most of which were in normal unused condition — it is believed to have been applied at the time that the collection was transferred to the GPO in London to provide an element of protection
Price £1,450
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BAH050: Bahamas
1941 1d olive-grey (pair and single) and 2d scarlet (strip of three) new colours perforated 'SPECIMEN' type D21 ~ SG 150a, 152b ~ both affixed to piece of archive sheet and cancelled 3-line SPΙCIMEN / COLLECTION / MAURITANIE - UNIQUE items from the Mauritania post office archive
Price £200
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BAH058: Bahamas
1901 1d staircase overprinted SPECIMEN type D12x hinged to archival piece and additionally handstamped CANCELLED 41Χ7 mm — ex Bechuanaland Post Office collection — characteristic audit tick alongside — listed in the auction catalogue (Robson Lowe, 27 October 1976, Basel) — SG58s
this is the only example in the archive of a stamp overprinted SPECIMEN that also bears the CANCELLED handstamp
Reserved
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BAH176: Bahamas
1946 Victory 1½d, 3d in vertical strips of 3 as distributed by the UPU — perforated SPECIMEN type D21 — never hinged — SG176s, 177s
Price £300
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BAH1949: Bahamas
1949 75th Anniversary of the UPU set of four handstamped SPECIMEN in black or in red by an unidentified postal authority
Price £225
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