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Sale 828 — Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection

Sale Date — Friday, 15 September, 2000

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2290
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2290, Great Britain1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 11, PI, ample to large margins, bold MC cancel, fresh and Very Fine, rare from Plate 11, this plate unspecified in Scott, Stanley Gibbons value

£ 1,700
700
2291
 
1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 8, SB, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top and bottom, neat red MC cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, SG £240

180
180
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2292
 
1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Two, KA and FH, both have ample to large margins, few small faults, both appear Fine-Very Fine

360
75
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2293
 
1840, 1p Black, 2p Blue (1-2; SG 2, 3, 5). Incl two shades of 1p, one appears unused, other 1p and 2p with MC cancels, all three have clear to large margins, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, SG £765

685
350
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2294
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2294, Great Britain1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4), 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4)1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 4). Horizontal pair, SJ-SK, clear to large margins, deep rich color, black MC cancels, fresh and Very Fine, SG £850

650
375
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2295
 
1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). Plate 1, TF, pale shade, ample to large margins, neat red MC cancel, tiny thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, SG £350

325
130
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2296
 
1840, 2p Pale Blue (2a; SG 6). Horizontal pair, JA-JB, large margins to just clear, red MC cancels show on back from minor bleed-thru, Fine-Very Fine, with small Richter and Kohler backstamps, SG £800

800
100
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2297
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2297, Great Britain1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8), 1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8)1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8). Horizontal pair, HA-HB, large margins all around incl. part of imprint at left, o.g., single hinge mark, vertical crease mostly between stamps, small blue spot on back of right stamp barely shows thru, otherwise Extremely Fine pair, ex Caspary and accompanied by the original lot card, SG £300

250
425
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2298
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2298, Great Britain1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8), 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8)1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8). Horizontal strip of three, LJ-LL, used with pair of 1sh Green (5; SG 55), tied by numeral in barred oval hs on folded cover to Philadelphia, neat "Liverpool NO. 4, 1848" backstamp, red "Boston Ms. Ship Nov. 19" circular datestamp also ties stamps, matching due marking, file fold affects one 1sh, some overall wear, Fine triple-weight retaliatory-rate usage

E. 500-750
300
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2299
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2299, Great Britain1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8), 1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8)1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8). Three singles, used with 1sh Green (5; SG 55) and tied by numeral oval on 1848 folded letter to Petersburg Va., neat "Liverpool OC 7, 1848" backstamp, red "Boston Ms. Ship Oct. 20" rimless datestamp and matching "34", file fold affects one 1p, some overall wear also affects stamps, still a Fine usage paying the retaliatory rate

E. 300-400
350
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2300
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2300, Great Britain1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 14), 1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 14)1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 14). Horizontal strip of six, SG-SL, large margins except just in at bottom left, tied by several strikes of "466" barred oval hs on 1845 folded letter to Axmead, New Jersey (U.S.), datelined at Tottenham, Liverpool backstamp, red "Boston Ms. Ship Oct. 2" circular datestamp and matching "7", notation beneath stamps indicates payment by stamps, two vertical file folds affects strip, few cover surface scrapes, still Very Fine usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2301
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2301, Great Britain1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 13), 1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 13)1841, 2p Blue, Bluish (4; SG 13). Horizontal strip of six, margins to in, cancelled by "11" in grid cancel on 1846 folded letter to Baltimore, Md., blue "12" hs, left stamp affixed over edge of cover and split when opened, light bend affects strip, still Fine pre-treaty cover

E. 750-1,000
475
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2302
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2302, Great Britain1861, 1p Rose-Red, Die II, Alphabet IV (unlisted in Scott; SG 42), 1861, 1p Rose-Red, Die II, Alphabet IV (unlisted in Scott; SG 42)1861, 1p Rose-Red, Die II, Alphabet IV (unlisted in Scott; SG 42). Block of four, BD-BE/CD-CE, o.g., lightly hinged, rich color, top left stamp tear at top, otherwise Fine and rare block, Stanley Gibbons catalogue value

£ 640
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2303
 
1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 43). Complete plate reconstruction of Plate 141, neatly arranged on four separate pages, all used with range of cancels, some faulty, overall Fine, SG £1,500

1,440
250
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2304
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2304, Great Britain1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438), 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438)1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438). Top left corner margin block of four, stamps Mint N.H., small hinge marks in selvage only, well-centered, sharp impression

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE CORNER MARGIN BLOCK OF THE £1 POSTAL CONGRESS.

SG £3,000 as four singles. Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

4,400
2,400
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2305
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2305, Great Britain1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438), 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438)1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438). Top left corner margin block of four, stamps Mint N.H., h.r. in selvage only incl. few perfs at top center sensibly reinforced, light gum bend at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine block, with 1979 Friedl certificate, SG £3,000, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

4,400
2,300
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2306
nhbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2306, Great Britain1939, 10sh Indigo (251; SG 478), 1939, 10sh Indigo (251; SG 478)1939, 10sh Indigo (251; SG 478). Mint N.H. bottom margin block of four, deep rich color, scissors-cut in bottom margin only up to perforations, otherwise Very Fine, SG £720 as singles

600
270
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2307
nhbl
1955, 5sh Crimson (310; SG 537). Complete Mint N.H. sheet of 40 with selvage all around, brilliant color on bright paper, folded horizontally along center perfs, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and choice, SG £1,200 as singles

1,400
400
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2308
nhbl
1955, 10sh Bright Ultramarine (311; SG 538). Complete Mint N.H. sheet of 40 with selvage all around, fresh and bright color, folded horizontally along center perfs, corner crease affects bottom left stamp, otherwise fresh and Very Fine sheet, SG £3,200 as singles

2,800
1,050
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2309
nhbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2309, Great Britain1955, £1 Intense Black (312; SG 539), 1955, £1 Intense Black (312; SG 539)1955, £1 Intense Black (312; SG 539). Mint N.H. bottom right corner margin block of eight, intense shade on bright paper, well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice block, SG £1,040 as singles

880
0
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2310
ng
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2310, Great Britain1902, 10s Ultramarine, "I.R. Official", Raised Stop After "R" Variety (O25 var; SG O26a), 1902, 10s Ultramarine, "I.R. Official", Raised Stop After "R" Variety (O25 var; SG O26a)1902, 10s Ultramarine, "I.R. Official", Raised Stop After "R" Variety (O25 var; SG O26a). Top margin single, unused (no gum), rich color, well-centered, vertical crease at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS GREAT BRITAIN OFFICIAL STAMP.

With 1957 R.P.S. certificate. SG £19,000. The Scott Catalogue does not list the variety. Scott Retail for the normal stamp

22,500
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