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Sale 987 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers, U.S. Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 28-30 April, 2010

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2001
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2001, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 11, LG, large margins to ample, bright shade, neat strike of Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine, a rare stamp from Plate 11, Scott Catalogue does not distinguish between the plates, SG £4,000

300
1,200
2002
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2002, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). JC, large and even margins, intense shade, neat strike of red Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £375

300
325
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2003
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2003, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Grey Black (1; SG 3), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Grey Black (1; SG 3)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Grey Black (1; SG 3). PG, large margins to full, neat strike of Maltese Cross cancel, bright shade, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, SG £400

300
180
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2004
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2004, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, 2p Blue (1-2; SG 2, 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, 2p Blue (1-2; SG 2, 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, 2p Blue (1-2; SG 2, 5). Horizontal pairs, lettered M-F/M-G and L-H/L/I with red and black Maltese Cross cancels respectively, strong colors, Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,900 as used singles

2,600
750
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2005
 
GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, 2p Blue (1-2; SG 2, 5). Four and 16 respectively incl. horizontal pair of each value, about half with margins all around, red and black Maltese Cross cancels, 2p shades, somewhat variable condition (many sound), Fine appearing lot

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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2006
 
No Lot.
0
0
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2007
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2007, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). LG, large margins to clear, tied by red Maltese Cross, light strike of Jan. 2, 1841 circular datestamp on folded letter to Dublin, light vertical file fold, Very Fine, SG £550

E. 200-300
110
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2008
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2008, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Horizontal strip of four, lettered EC-EF, very large margins to slightly cut in, tied by red Maltese Cross cancels on folded cover to London, red Nov. 1840 backstamp from Manchester, pos. 1 tear at top and pos. 3 small preprinting crease, still Fine, strips of four on cover are exceedingly scarce

E. 750-1,000
600
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2009
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2009, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1857-58, 1p Rose, 4p Rose, 6p Lilac, 2p Blue (20, 26, 27 pair, 29; SG 39, 45, 66, 69), GREAT BRITAIN, 1857-58, 1p Rose, 4p Rose, 6p Lilac, 2p Blue (20, 26, 27 pair, 29; SG 39, 45, 66, 69)GREAT BRITAIN, 1857-58, 1p Rose, 4p Rose, 6p Lilac, 2p Blue (20, 26, 27 pair, 29; SG 39, 45, 66, 69). Tied by "46" in grid on blue 1861 folded cover to Genoa, Italy, red "PD" in oval handstamp, blue "London NO-21 61" and receiving backstamps, light horizontal file fold well away from stamps, some age spotting affects stamps, still Fine, colorful franking

E. 200-300
325
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2010
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2010, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, Covers to Mexico, GREAT BRITAIN, Covers to MexicoGREAT BRITAIN, Covers to Mexico. Three items, first bears horizontal strip of three of 2p Blue on cut-out from printed matter wrapper with printed address; second is 1858 folded letter bearing two 1sh, 2p and 1p stamps from Glasgow to Mexico; last bears 1p on 1851 front only from London to Durango, few flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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2011
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2011, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, Cover to Mexico, GREAT BRITAIN, Cover to MexicoGREAT BRITAIN, Cover to Mexico. Folded letter bearing two 1sh embossed (cut to shape) with 1p and 2p stamps, tied by "14" in grid, "AU 1, 1853" backstamp, endorsed "pr Orinoco" and with bold "5" due marking, horizontal file fold well away from stamps, 1sh with slight toning at top, otherwise Very Fine, colorful usage

E. 300-400
325
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2012
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2012, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, Cover to Mexico, GREAT BRITAIN, Cover to MexicoGREAT BRITAIN, Cover to Mexico. Folded cover bearing two 1p and 10p stamps tied by "Manchester 17 JU 76" duplex cancels to Puebla, Mexico, neat "25cs" handstamp for postage due, endorsed "pr French packet", stamps barely affected by light horizontal file fold, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
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2013
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2013, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny Postage, GREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny PostageGREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny Postage. State 5a of James Valentine's design with "25 adhesive or 30 plain sent free for 12 penny post stamps" imprint at bottom, bearing King George V 3-1/2p tied by "Boston Lincs 12 NO 30" circular datestamp to Hingham Mass., back of cover with note "Received at Boston, Lincs under cover addressed to the Headpostmaster Boston. Posted 12/11/30" and initialed, Very Fine, even though the usage is non-contemporary it is still a scarce state of the design

E. 300-400
0
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2014
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2014, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny Postage, GREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny PostageGREAT BRITAIN, Ocean Penny Postage. Deraedemaeker reprint with his imprint towards bottom, with Myers imprint at lower left, State 1, bearing Belgium, 1893, 25c Ultramarine stamp tied by "Bruxelles 11 Fevr." circular datestamp and addressed to Gibraltar, 1900 receiving backstamp, also with blue 1897 Brussels Exposition label on back, few age spots, Very Fine, according to British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century by Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn (pp. 326-327), Deraedemaeker was a lithographer who prepared several designs for Moens, this particular design is unlisted in the book

E. 300-400
475
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2015
ogbl
GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 43). Eight blocks of four and a strip of four, all different plate nos. between 119 and 215, original gum, about half of the stamps Mint N.H., also incl. No. 20 original gum block of nine, Fine lot, Scott Retail as hinged singles

2,253
600
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2016
ogbl
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2016, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867-80, 3p Rose, Plate 10 (49; SG 103), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867-80, 3p Rose, Plate 10 (49; SG 103)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867-80, 3p Rose, Plate 10 (49; SG 103). Block of four with wing margin at left, from Plate 10, choice centering, small reinforcement at top, some very trivial toning, otherwise Extremely Fine, SG £3,000 as four singles

2,900
600
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2017
S
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2017, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose, Specimen Ovpt. (57aS; SG 127S), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose, Specimen Ovpt. (57aS; SG 127S)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Pale Rose, Specimen Ovpt. (57aS; SG 127S). Plate 2, original gum, Fine, unlisted in Scott or Gibbons

E. 200-300
300
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2018
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2018, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1878, £1 Brown Lilac (75; SG 129), GREAT BRITAIN, 1878, £1 Brown Lilac (75; SG 129)GREAT BRITAIN, 1878, £1 Brown Lilac (75; SG 129). Neat strike of "Gracechurch 2 SP 81" oval handstamp, centered slightly to left but with three wide and balanced margins

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE £1 QUEEN VICTORIA WITH MALTESE CROSS WATERMARK.

A very presentable copy. This rarity catalogues SG £80,000 as an unused stamp. SG £4,000

4,000
1,300
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2019
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2019, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 5p Deep Indigo (85; SG 169), GREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 5p Deep Indigo (85; SG 169)GREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 5p Deep Indigo (85; SG 169). Original gum, small h.r., intense color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £675

675
225
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2020
c
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2020, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 1p Lilac (89; SG 172), GREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 1p Lilac (89; SG 172)GREAT BRITAIN, 1881, 1p Lilac (89; SG 172). Tied by well-struck "Woolwich Dec. 24, 96" squared circle datestamp on cover to London, with spectacular pen and ink cartoon of a man being "squashed" by a huge brogan shoe, proper looking lady at top right holding address scroll, "The Giants Clearway/Only One of Em" inscription at bottom left, some very negligible toning along top cover edge, otherwise Very Fine, nice artwork and a real eye-catcher

E. 300-400
250
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2021
S
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2021, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange, Specimen Ovpt. (93S; SG 137S), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange, Specimen Ovpt. (93S; SG 137S)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Bright Orange, Specimen Ovpt. (93S; SG 137S). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, radiant color, Very Fine and choice

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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2022
S
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2022, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange on Bluish Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (93aS; SG 133S), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange on Bluish Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (93aS; SG 133S)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange on Bluish Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (93aS; SG 133S). Original gum, small h.r., radiant color, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE £5 VICTORIA WITH LARGE ANCHOR WATERMARK ON BLUISH PAPER WITH A "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.

An excellent alternative to the extremely rare issued stamp, which catalogues £60,000 as unused and £13,000 as used. Unlisted in Scott or Gibbons

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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2023
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2023, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange (93; SG 137), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange (93; SG 137)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange (93; SG 137). Well-centered, marvelous bright color, bold centrally struck "Hastings AP 16 02" circular datestamp

VERY FINE. A DIFFICULT RARE STAMP TO FIND THIS NICE AND WITH SUCH A NEAT CANCELLATION.

Proschold BPP handstamp guarantee. SG £4,500

5,000
3,250
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2024
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2024, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 3p on 3p Violet, 6p on 6p Violet (94-95; SG 159, 162), GREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 3p on 3p Violet, 6p on 6p Violet (94-95; SG 159, 162)GREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 3p on 3p Violet, 6p on 6p Violet (94-95; SG 159, 162). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, SG £1,050

1,000
200
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2025
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2025, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 2sh6p Lilac (96; SG 178), GREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 2sh6p Lilac (96; SG 178)GREAT BRITAIN, 1883, 2sh6p Lilac (96; SG 178). Original gum, bright color, Very Fine, SG £500

475
200
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2026
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2026, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 10sh Ultramarine (109; SG 183), GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 10sh Ultramarine (109; SG 183)GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 10sh Ultramarine (109; SG 183). Original gum, minor h.r., fresh and Fine, very attractive, SG £2,000

1,900
750
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2027
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2027, 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). Rich color, face-free central vignette flanked by light registry oval handstamps, Fine, SG £2,400

3,250
800
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2028
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2028, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Brown Violet (123; SG 186), GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Brown Violet (123; SG 186)GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Brown Violet (123; SG 186). Neat strikes of "5" in barred oval cancel, faint natural paper wrinkle at top right, Fine, SG £3,800

4,250
700
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2029
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2029, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212), GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212)GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212). Neat strike of oval registered cancel, trace of red cancel at left, rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, SG £700

700
250
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2030
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2030, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212), GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212)GREAT BRITAIN, 1891, £1 Green (124; SG 212). Three neat strikes of Registered cancel, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, SG £700

700
190
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2031
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GREAT BRITAIN, 1902-11, 2sh6p-10sh King Edward VII (139-141; SG 260/265). Five, three and two respectively, few minor h.r., shades, Fine-Very Fine

4,050
1,700
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2032
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2032, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine (141; SG 265), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine (141; SG 265)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10sh Ultramarine (141; SG 265). Wonderfully warm color on bright paper, neat strike of double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, SG £450

700
200
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2033
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2033, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266). Original gum, very lightly hinged, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, SG £2,000

2,000
1,100
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2034
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2034, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade and impression on bright paper, Very Fine, SG £2,000

2,000
1,100
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2035
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2035, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266). Original gum, small h.r., fresh and Very Fine, signed in pencil, SG £2,000

2,000
900
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2036
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2036, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266). Single hinge mark at bottom, intense shade, Fine, SG £2,000

2,000
800
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2037
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2037, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402). Waterlow printing, original gum, rich color, choice centering with wide margins, tiny extraneous ink mark in value tablet at bottom, Extremely Fine, SG £950

900
375
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2038
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2038, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Indigo Blue, Seahorse (175; SG 402). Waterlow printing, original gum, h.r., Very Fine, SG £950

900
375
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2039
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2039, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Light Blue, Seahorse (175a; SG 413), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Light Blue, Seahorse (175a; SG 413)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, 10sh Light Blue, Seahorse (175a; SG 413). De La Rue printing, original gum, very lightly hinged, brilliant color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, SG £2,800

2,250
1,500
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2040
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2040, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Green, Seahorse (176; SG 403), GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Green, Seahorse (176; SG 403)GREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Green, Seahorse (176; SG 403). Waterlow printing, original gum, bright color, Very Fine, SG £2,800

2,450
2,200
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2041
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2041, 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). Mint N.H., detailed impression, Very Fine, SG £750 as hinged

1,400
750
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2042
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2042, 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). Mint N.H., crisp impression, Very Fine, SG £750 as hinged

1,400
700
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2043
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2043, 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). Original gum, detailed impression, Very Fine, SG £750

850
475
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2044
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2044, 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). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, fresh and Very Fine, SG £750

850
475
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2045
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2045, 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). Original gum, barely hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, SG £750

850
475
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2046
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2046, 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, Fine, SG £750

850
400
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2047
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2047, 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). Original gum, lightly hinged, tiny corner perf crease at top left, Very Fine appearance, SG £750

850
400
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2048
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2048, 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). Unobtrusive cancels, crisp impression, Very Fine, SG £550

625
275
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2049
 
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2049, 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). Neat strike of oval registry cancels, Fine, SG £550

625
275
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2050
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2050, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1959, 1-1/2p Queen Elizabeth, Booklet Pane of Six, Black Graphite Lines (355cd; SG 589 var), GREAT BRITAIN, 1959, 1-1/2p Queen Elizabeth, Booklet Pane of Six, Black Graphite Lines (355cd; SG 589 var)GREAT BRITAIN, 1959, 1-1/2p Queen Elizabeth, Booklet Pane of Six, Black Graphite Lines (355cd; SG 589 var). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice, scarce

600
150
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2051
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2051, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p "V.R." Official (O1, SG V1), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p "V.R." Official (O1, SG V1)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p "V.R." Official (O1, SG V1). GA, unused (no gum), large margins to clear except where expertly repaired

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A PRESENTABLE-APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE "V.R." OFFICIAL, WHICH IS ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN.

With 1990 Calves certificate. SG £25,000

20,000
4,750
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2052
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2052, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882-85, 10sh Ultramarine, "I.R. Official" Ovpt. (O9; SG O10), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882-85, 10sh Ultramarine, "I.R. Official" Ovpt. (O9; SG O10)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882-85, 10sh Ultramarine, "I.R. Official" Ovpt. (O9; SG O10). Original gum, h.r., fresh and bright, rounded top right corner, otherwise Very Fine, SG £8,500

6,000
2,400
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2053
S
Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2053, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1885, £1 Brown Violet, Specimen Ovpt. (O10S; SG O11S), GREAT BRITAIN, 1885, £1 Brown Violet, Specimen Ovpt. (O10S; SG O11S)GREAT BRITAIN, 1885, £1 Brown Violet, Specimen Ovpt. (O10S; SG O11S). Original gum, small h.r., bright color

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND PRESENTABLE EXAMPLE OF THE £1 I.R. OFFICIAL WITH THREE CROWNS WATERMARK.

This issue is scarce in any form. The unused stamp catalogues SG £55,000 without "Specimen" and SG £22,000 as used. Unlisted with the "Specimen" overprint.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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2054
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2054, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35). Original gum, single small h.r., rich colors

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1902 10-PENCE "O.W." OFFICIAL ISSUE.

SG £4,800.

4,000
1,900
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2055
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Sale Number 987, Lot Number 2055, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, 10p Carmine Rose & Lilac, "O.W. Official" (O48; SG O35). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, few slightly toned spots on back, Fine appearance, two backstamps, SG £4,800

4,000
1,600
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