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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Great Britain: Stamps and Balances

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2995
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2995, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 1a, DH, large margins to full, intense shade, neat strike of red Maltese Cross cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £375

350
425
2996
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2996, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 1a, TH, large margins to full, intense shade and impression, neat red Maltese Cross cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £375

350
375
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2997
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2997, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 1b, BA, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, bold strike of red Maltese Cross cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £375

325
300
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2998
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2998, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 1), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 1)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 1). PD, intense shade and impression on bright paper, bold strike of red Maltese Cross cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, SG £375

325
375
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2999
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2999, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 6, AB, large margins to clear incl. small portion of sheet margin at left, deep shade, red Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £375

325
300
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3000
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3000, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 7, DA, large margins to clear, detailed impression, red Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £375

350
275
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3001
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3001, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 7, NJ, large and even margins, intense shade on bright paper, red Maltese Cross cancel, small natural inclusion to left of portrait, Very Fine, SG £375

350
275
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3002
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3002, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). LL, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, deep color on white paper, light Maltese Cross cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, SG £850

500
425
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3003
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3003, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). MK, large margins to full, attractive shade, neat strike of Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £850

500
250
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3004
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3004, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). JK, large margins to clear, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, "Glasgow May 19, 1840" backstamp on folded cover to Stourbridge, light vertical file fold does not affect stamp, Very Fine, a desirable First Month use

E. 500-750
425
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3005
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3005, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). MG, large margins to full, tied by deep red Maltese Cross, matching "Bristol MY 21, 1840" backstamp on folded letter to Stourbridge, fresh and Very Fine, a desirable First Month use

E. 500-750
650
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3006
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3006, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 2, PK, large and even margins, tied by red Maltese Cross cancel, matching "Wisb?? JU 12, 1840" backstamp on folded letter to Lincoln Inn in Lincoln, receiving backstamp overstrikes origination datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty cover and an early use

E. 300-400
375
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3007
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3007, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). DJ, large margins to full, tied by red Maltese Cross, "Cork DE 11, 1840" origination backstamp with day slug inverted, on Sunday School Society for Ireland printed folded cover to Dublin, receiving backstamp of the following day, unusual boxed "E" handstamp at lower left, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful use of the Penny Black

E. 500-750
700
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3008
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3008, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 1b, horizontal pair, MJ-MK, right stamp major re-entry, large margins all around, tied by red Maltese Cross, "Dumfries JY 21, 1840" boxed backstamp on folded letter to Edinburgh, receiving backstamp, vertical file fold, well away from stamps, Very Fine, scarce with the re-entry

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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3009
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3009, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). Horizontal pair, KG-KH, large margins to clear, rich color, tied by two strikes of Maltese Cross, "AU 2, 1841" backstamp on folded letter from Chapside to Kendal, receiving backstamp of the following day, endorsed "Free" at left, blue "9" non-contemporary marking, vertical file fold where folded for display, some slight edgewear, Very Fine and attractive

E. 1,000-1,500
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3010
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3010, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 7), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 7)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 7). TB, from bottom row of the plate with part imprint at bottom, large margins other sides, nicely blued paper, rich color, bold strike of numeral in barred oval cancel, Extremely Fine, desirable with the partial imprint, SG £120 with no premium for the imprint, Scott Catalogue does not distinguish between plates used to print the Penny Blacks and later plates

24
160
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3011
bl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3011, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8). Block of four, Plate 138, BG-BH/CG-CH, large and even margins, pretty shade on nicely blued paper, light strikes of "754" in barred oval handstamps, Very Fine and choice, an attractive block, SG £450 as singles, Scott Catalogue does not distinguish between plates used to print the Penny Blacks and later plates

96
375
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3012
 
GREAT BRITAIN, 1841-57, 1p Red Brown, Rose Red (3, 20). 480 used stamps comprising complete reconstructions of the 240 "Lettering" positions for each number ("A-A" to "T-L"), all used, variety of cancellations, perhaps some better, generally Fine-Very Fine, useful lot for the specialist and seldom seen in today's market

E. 500-750
325
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3013
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3013, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown, Bluish (3; SG 8). Eleven covers, each bearing single tied by different Maltese Cross with numeral, incl. Nos. 1-9, 11 and 12, last is on large piece, generally four margins and nice strikes, overall fresh and Very Fine, a desirable group

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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3014
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3014, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). JA, enormous margins all around incl. significant portion of adjoining stamp at right and also part imprint sheet margin at left, pretty shade, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, SG £85 with no premium for the imprint

85
550
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3015
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3015, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). Horizontal pair, TD-TE, large margins to full, bright color, neat strikes of "423" in barred oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £170 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

170
60
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3016
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3016, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). Horizontal pair, NH-NI, large margins to full, radiant color on deeply blued paper, well-struck "70" in barred oval handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful pair, SG £170

170
250
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3017
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3017, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue, Shifted Transfer (4 var; SG 13), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue, Shifted Transfer (4 var; SG 13)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue, Shifted Transfer (4 var; SG 13). Horizontal strip of three, MJ-ML, center stamp the shifted transfer, enormous margins all around incl. significant portions of adjoining stamps at bottom, bold strikes of "16" in barred oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal multiple, SG £300 as singles with no premium for the shifted transfer position, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the variety

255
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3018
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3018, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). MB, large margins to clear, tied by Maltese Cross with "6" numeral, "NO 22, 1843" backstamp on folded cover to Preston, receiving backstamp of the following day, cover with clear "Whatman/Turkey Mill/1842" papermaker's watermark, fresh and Very Fine, scarce with the numeral Maltese Cross cancel

E. 300-400
900
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3019
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3019, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14). Horizontal pair, SI-SJ, huge margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamp at upper right, tied by Maltese Cross, red "OC 2, 1843" datestamp in Maltese Cross backstamp on reduced folded cover to Kendal, receiving backstamp of the following day, minor cover wrinkling well away from stamps, Very Fine-Extremely Fine pair

E. 200-300
130
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3020
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3020, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Huge margins to clear, bright color, neat strikes of barred oval and circular datestamp cancels, Very Fine, SG £950

400
350
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3021
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3021, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown (5, 6; SG 54, 57), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown (5, 6; SG 54, 57)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown (5, 6; SG 54, 57). Large margins to just touched at right edge of 1sh, slightly overlapping and tied by "26" in grid, "DG MR-8, 1853" backstamp on folded cover to Canton, China, endorsed "Via Marseilles" at upper left, neat "Hong-Kong 24 AP 1853" transit backstamp, 1sh stamp with vertical crease at right, cover with horizontal file fold well away from stamps and some minor wear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE USE OF THE ONE-SHILLING AND 10-PENCE EMBOSSED ISSUES ON A COVER TO AUGUSTINE, HEARD AND COMPANY IN CANTON, CHINA.

Offered to the market for the first time in 23 years.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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3022
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3022, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Three singles, large margins to just barely in, tied by "20" in barred oval handstamps, "F.U., L.S., 26 NO 1856" in Maltese Cross backstamp on folded letter to Paris, France, two stamps also tied by Calais transit, red "PD" in oval handstamp, receiving backstamp, right stamp small magenta ink mark at upper right, cover with some wrinkling barely affecting left stamp, still Very Fine, scarce and attractive franking

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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3023
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3023, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at right, cancelled by numeral in barred oval handstamp, used with perforated 2p Blue, "Jersey OC 14, 1855" backstamp on folded cover to Naples, Italy, endorsed "Via London and Marseilles", Calais transit also ties pair, red "PD" in circle handstamp and red "Franco" handstamp at left, light file folds well away from stamps, Very Fine, an attractive use to Italy

E. 750-1,000
500
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3024
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3024, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57), GREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57)GREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57). Large margins, deep rich color, bold strike of numeral in grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £1,500

1,200
0
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3025
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3025, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57), GREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57)GREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6; SG 57). Horizontal pair, huge margins to just touched, used with 1841, 2p Blue (4; SG 14), LG, cancelled by "19" in barred ovals, "JX FE 24, 1854" backstamp on folded letter to Shanghai, China, endorsed "Via Marseilles" at left, neat "Hong-Kong 12 AP 1854" transit backstamp, manuscript "4" debit marking at right, docketed at left, light vertical file folds barely affect stamps

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE FRANKING OF THE GREAT BRITAIN 10-PENCE EMBOSSED ISSUE ON A COVER TO SHANGHAI, CHINA.

An attractive and colorful use.

E. 3,000-4,000
7,500
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3026
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3026, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60), GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60)GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60). Vertical pair, large margins to just touched at bottom, rich color, bold strikes of numeral in barred oval cancel, Very Fine, SG £2,000 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

1,750
800
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3027
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3027, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60), GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60)GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet, Embossed (7; SG 60). Large margins to just in, used with horizontal strip of four of 2p Blue, perforated and single 1p Red, cancelled by "15" in barred ovals, "F.U., L.S., AU 18, 1856" in Maltese Cross backstamp on folded letter to San Sebastian, Spain, Calais transit, red "PD" in oval handstamp, receiving backstamp, some cover wear incl. horizontal file fold away from stamps, Very Fine, an impressive franking to a scarce destination

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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3028
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3028, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 2p Blue (10; SG 45), GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 2p Blue (10; SG 45)GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 2p Blue (10; SG 45). Three singles, tied by "620" in barred oval handstamp and also "Plymouth NO 8, 1854" oval datestamps on cover addressed to the British Army in the Crimea, endorsed "Via Marseilles", red London backstamp of Nov. 9, some edgewear, stamps slightly affected from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine use to a desirable destination

E. 500-750
475
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3029
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3029, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86). Tied by well-struck "Devonport MR 22, 1865" and "250" in barred oval duplex on small blue cover to the H.M.S. Satellite in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, red "London MR 23, 1865" backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, SG £850 on cover

E. 300-400
350
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3030
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3030, Great Britain: Stamps and BalancesGREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266), GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266)GREAT BRITAIN, 1902, £1 Green (142; SG 266). Vertical pair with selvage at top, bright color, neat strikes of "Guernsey S. Peter Port" circular handstamps, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful pair, SG £1,600 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
1,200
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3031
 
Great Britain Cancellations. Pages and stock page of various stamps and cancels, incl. nice group of MC with different numbers, "B02" (Suez) on 4p, one from Smyrna, few from Turkey, nice group from Scotland on 1p Reds, few other better, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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3032
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Great Britain, Postal History Balance. Three-ring binder of stampless covers, from late 1700's thru 1840's, better part is group of forwarding agent's markings on covers to foreign destinations, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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