British Levant

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BRL003a: British Levant
1888 Great Britain 2s6d on WHITE PAPER handstamped SPECIMEN type GB15 ~ a superb and apparently unmounted example ~ a rare record copy made by the Inland Revenue ~ SG 3as
Price 285
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BRL007: British Levant
1893 '40 PARAS' on GB QV Jubilee d vermilion ~ 'the Constantinople provisional' ~ a fine unused copy showing the broken 'S' with some original gum.
This example was sent via the UPU as a 'specimen' to the Royal Swedish General Post Office.
Unused copies of this stamp are extremely scarce and under-catalogued.
SG 7 (425).
Price 400
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BRL016: British Levant
1909 30pa on 1d to 2pi20pa on 6d (SG 16-20) lightly affixed to part of album page each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) in violet - applied by the Tunisian Postal Authority - BPA cert (2015) for the whole page
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BRL021: British Levant
1909 5pi on 1s (SG21) overprinted SPECIMEN lightly affixed to part of an album page (Samuel Type GB17)
Price 40
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BRL022: British Levant
1910 1pi on 3d to 2pi on 6d (SG22-24) lightly affixed to part of album page each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) in violet - applied by the Tunisian Postal Authority - BPA cert (2015) for the whole page
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BRL035: British Levant
1913-14 30pa on 1d to 4pi on 10d (SG35-39) lightly affixed to two parts of an album page each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) in violet - applied by the Tunisian Postal Authority - BPA cert (2015) for the whole page
Price 600
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BRLL14: British Levant
1911-13 'LEVANT' on Wmk Crown d & 1d (SG L14-L15) lightly affixed to part of album page each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) in violet - applied by the Tunisian Postal Authority - BPA cert (2015) for the whole page
Price 250
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BRLL16: British Levant
1911-13 'LEVANT' on Wmk Royal Cypher d & 1d (SG L16-L17) lightly affixed to two parts of an album page each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) in violet - applied by the Tunisian Postal Authority - BPA cert (2015) for the whole page
Price 250
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BRLT1: British Levant
Album page, headed 'Constantinople (Post Office Britannique)' and numbered '120' in green at top left, from the Tunisia Post Office archive, bearing 1893 Provisional '40 PARAS' on GB QV Jubilee d vermilion and 1896 '4 PIASTRES' on GB QV Jubilee 10d dull purple & carmine, each handstamped SPECIMEN type TUN1 in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) applied by the Tunisian Receiving Authority.
This is the only recordrd example of the Constantinople Provisionalwith any form of specimen marking.
BPA cert (2015)
Price 2,750
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BRLT2: British Levant
Album page, headed 'Bureaux du Levant' and numbered '119' in green, from Tunisia Post Office archive, bearing 22 stamps - 1902-05 80pa on 5d, 4pi on 10d and 12pi on 2s6d (SG9-11) and 1909 (OR...1911-13) 5pi on 1s (SG21), each overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type GB17), with 1902-05 40pa on 2d (SG8), 1909 set 30pa on 1d to 2pi20pa on 6d (SG16-20), 1910 set 1pi on 3d to 2pi on 6d (SG22-24), 1913-14 30pa on 1d to 4pi on 10d (SG35-39), and 1911-13 'LEVANT' re-drawn d & 1d (SG L14-15) and Sideface d & 1d (SG L16-17) - each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) - applied by the Tunisian Receiving Authority, with manuscript annotations '23' in left margin. BPA cert (2015).
Price 2,750
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BRLT3: British Levant
Album page, headed 'Levant' and numbered '121' in green, from Tunisia Post Office archive, bearing 17 stamps - 1921 30pa on d to 15pi on 10d (SG41-46) and 'LEVANT' only 1921 2d to 6d (SG L18-L22) - each handstamped SPECIMEN in semi-bold sans-serif caps (12.82.6mm) - applied by the Tunisian Receiving Authority, with 1921 18pi on 1s optd SPECIMEN (Samuel Type GB23), 1921 B.W. Seahorse set 45pi on 2s6d to 180pi on 10s (SG48-50) and LEVANT only 2s6d (SG L24), each optd SPECIMEN (Samuel Type GB26), with manuscript annotations '17' in left margin. BPA cert (2015).
Price 2,000
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BRLps14b: British Levant
1902 GB reg env size H overprinted REGn FEE / 40 PARAS and handstamped ULTRAMAR ~ H&G 14b ~ GBOS LR3-s1 ~ pin hole at far left otherwise very fine
Price 150
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