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Sale 960 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2008

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1001, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Gray Black (1; SG 3), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Gray Black (1; SG 3)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Gray Black (1; SG 3). D-A, large to huge margins, neat red Maltese cross cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £350

275
450
1002
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1002, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). S-H, original gum, ample to large margins, bright color, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate, SG £3,250

2,750
1,900
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1003
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1003, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Remarkably large to huge margins, numeral "2" oval grid cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £750

750
850
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1004
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1004, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 6p Lilac (27; SG 70), GREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 6p Lilac (27; SG 70)GREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 6p Lilac (27; SG 70). Original gum, remarkably well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate, SG £1,000

925
475
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1005
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1005, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1870, 1-1/2p Lake Red (32a; SG 52), GREAT BRITAIN, 1870, 1-1/2p Lake Red (32a; SG 52)GREAT BRITAIN, 1870, 1-1/2p Lake Red (32a; SG 52). Plate 3, typical crackly original gum (smooth gum would be a sign of regumming), incredibly well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate, SG £400

400
200
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1006
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1006, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 3p Pale Rose (37; SG 77), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 3p Pale Rose (37; SG 77)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 3p Pale Rose (37; SG 77). Original gum, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate, SG £1,700

1,600
950
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1007
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1007, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose (57a; SG 127), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose (57a; SG 127)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose (57a; SG 127). Plate 1, incredibly well-centered, fresh color and bold "Fenchurch EC. JA 1, 1872" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, SG £600

625
425
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1008
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1008, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1873, 1sh Pale Green (64; SG 150), GREAT BRITAIN, 1873, 1sh Pale Green (64; SG 150)GREAT BRITAIN, 1873, 1sh Pale Green (64; SG 150). Plate 13, original gum, lightly hinged with vivid color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, SG £500

550
400
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1009, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 4p Gray Brown (71; SG 154), GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 4p Gray Brown (71; SG 154)GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 4p Gray Brown (71; SG 154). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered and clear impression, Extremely Fine, SG £1,800

1,450
425
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1010, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange (93; SG 137), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange (93; SG 137)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange (93; SG 137). Original gum, barest trace of hinging and a minimal amount of natural gum creasing that habitually affects this large format stamp, magnificent color and centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A TRULY OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE GREAT BRITAIN 1882 5-POUND BRIGHT ORANGE

With 1972 B.P.A. certificate stating "large part original gum" which is the typical nomenclature for this committee for original gum. SG £10,000

10,000
9,000
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1011
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1011, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1883-84, 2sh6p Lilac, 5sh Carmine Rose (96, 108; SG 178, 180), GREAT BRITAIN, 1883-84, 2sh6p Lilac, 5sh Carmine Rose (96, 108; SG 178, 180)GREAT BRITAIN, 1883-84, 2sh6p Lilac, 5sh Carmine Rose (96, 108; SG 178, 180). Original gum, usual natural gum creases, fresh colors, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, SG £1,325

1,325
650
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1012
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1012, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1884, £1 Brown Violet (110; SG 185), GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, £1 Brown Violet (110; SG 185)GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, £1 Brown Violet (110; SG 185). Handsomely centered, Birmingham circular datestamp and additional lightly struck rectangle, Very Fine and choice, SG £2,400

2,400
2,700
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1013
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1013, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, 2sh6p-10sh Edward VII (139-141; SG 260, 263, 265), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, 2sh6p-10sh Edward VII (139-141; SG 260, 263, 265)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, 2sh6p-10sh Edward VII (139-141; SG 260, 263, 265). Fresh and well-centered, 5sh h.r. and natural gum bend, Extremely Fine, SG £1,275

1,350
850
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1014
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1014, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, £1 Blue Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, £1 Blue Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, £1 Blue Green (142; SG 266). Fairly light hinging, incredibly fresh and bright, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, SG £1,750

1,750
2,100
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1015
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1015, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1919, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses (179-181; SG 415a, 416-417), GREAT BRITAIN, 1919, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses (179-181; SG 415a, 416-417)GREAT BRITAIN, 1919, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses (179-181; SG 415a, 416-417). Magnificent centering, Extremely Fine set, SG £735

830
600
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1016
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1016, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438), GREAT BRITAIN, 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438)GREAT BRITAIN, 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438). Lightly hinged and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, SG £750

850
650
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1017
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1017, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1934, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Waterlow Printing (222-224; SG 450-452), GREAT BRITAIN, 1934, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Waterlow Printing (222-224; SG 450-452)GREAT BRITAIN, 1934, 2sh6p-10sh Seahorses, Waterlow Printing (222-224; SG 450-452). Lightly hinged, beautiful colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, SG £575

660
275
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1018
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Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1018, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 4p Vermilion, Plate 11 (43), GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 4p Vermilion, Plate 11 (43)GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 4p Vermilion, Plate 11 (43). Horizontal pair with bold horizontal oval "C51" (Gibbons Ty. 4) of St. Thomas Danish, West Indies, on 1869 cover to Bordeaux, France, red St. Thomas and London Paid, French Calais transit, Fine and attractive

E. 150-200
160
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