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-G058: Bahamas
1901–03 Staircase set of 4 all overprinted SPECIMEN type D12a – the three 1903 values additionally handstamped ULTRAMAR – affixed to 2 pieces from the Goa archive – SG 58sv/61sv (£150++)
Price £200
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BAH-G062: Bahamas
1902 KEVII wmk CA set of 7 (the 1d damaged TR corner) and 1906 wmk MCA ½d all overprinted SPECIMEN type D12 and additionally handstamped ULTRAMAR – affixed to piece from the Goa archive – SG 62sv/70sv and 71sv (£355++)
Price £400
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BAH-G081: Bahamas
1912–19 KGV set of 7 overprinted SPECIMEN type D12 and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in black – affixed to 3 pieces from the Goa archive – some slightly faded – SG 81sv/89sv (£325++)
Price £300
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BAH-G096: Bahamas
1918 WAR TAX in one line on KGV ½d, 1d and 1s overprinted SPECIMEN type D12 and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in red – affixed to 2 pieces from the Goa archive – SG 96sv, 97sv, 99sv (£125++)
Price £200
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BAH-G101: Bahamas
1919 'WAR/CHARITY/3.6.18.' on Staircase 1d overprinted SPECIMEN type D12a and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in black – affixed to piece from the Goa archive – SG 101sv (£55++)
Price £75
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BAH-G105: Bahamas
1919 WAR/TAX in two lines on Staircase 3d overprinted SPECIMEN type D12a and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in red – affixed to piece from the Goa archive – SG 105sv (£55++)
Price £75
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BAH-GS03: Bahamas
1917 SPECIAL/DELIVERY on Staircase 5d black & mauve overprinted SPECIMEN type D12a and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in red – affixed to piece from the Goa archive – SG S3sv (£75++)
Price £125
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BAH-GZZ0: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive affixed to 7 pages and 1 part page
including War Tax, 1920 Peace set, 1921 KGV wmk Script set (excl the 3d value), 1937 Coronation set, 1942 Landfall set and 1946 Victory set all overprinted or perforated SPECIMEN – total cat value £1500+
and 1948 Tercentenary set, 1948 Silver Wedding pair and 1954 set unused as issued
etc., etc.
some fading and toning but a most useful reference
See items BAH-GZZ1-8 for images of the individual pages
Price £425
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BAH-GZZ1: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 1 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ2: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 2 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ3: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 3 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ4: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 4 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ5: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 5 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ6: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 6 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ7: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 7 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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BAH-GZZ8: Bahamas
1911–1959 balance of the Goa UPU archive
page 8 - see item BAH-GZZ0 for details
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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 £1,650
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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
Price £375
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BAH106: Bahamas
1920 Peace set of 5 overprinted SPECIMEN type D12a and subsequently handstamped SPECIMEN type BEC2a by the Bechuanaland Postal Authority – all values show the characteristic green crayon tick mark applied at the time of an audit – SG 106sv/110sv (£170++)
Price £250
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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
Sold
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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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