Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2088
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2088, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, PENNY POST PAYD. Three covers, each with different lettering inside triangle, first "T/SA", clear strike of handstamp on folded letter datelined "Ealing May 5, 1737" to London, "1" rate, second "W/SAT", on back of folded cover, partial strike of "SE/7" bishop's marking, some soiling, last "W/TH", on folded letter datelined "Ealing May 5, 1737" to London, "1" rate, Very Fine trio

E. 300-400
325
2089
c
GREAT BRITAIN, PENNY POST PAID. Four folded covers, incl. two with "PAYD" (1686 and unknown) and two with "PAID" (1774 and 1775), Very Fine strikes

E. 300-400
450
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2090
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2090, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, London "Dockwra" Handstamp, ca. 1780's. "Penny Post Paid/W/MO" (Westminster depot, Monday) government-type triangular handstamp and small circular "1/O'Clock T" datestamp on back of folded cover to Chamery Lane, mostly clear strikes, Very Fine, this version of the famous "Dockwra" handstamp was used from 1752 to 1794, the original "Dockwra" is one of the first handstamps in the world to denote prepayment of postage at a uniform fee

E. 150-200
200
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2091
 
GREAT BRITAIN, Free Franks. Approximately 61 cover fronts only, used from 1797-1840, each with manuscript identifying the sender, incl. 1st Baron Delaval, 2nd Earl Enniskillen, 7th Earl of Sandwich, attached to blue pages, interesting group

E. 100-150
180
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2092
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2092, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 2 FE 7 1840 SE. Clear strike of rate handstamp with integrated date on folded cover to Edinburgh, light vertical file fold well clear of marking, Very Fine, scarce and unusual marking

E. 300-400
170
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2093
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2093, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 3, G-C, large margins to full, sharp impression, neat red Maltese Cross cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £375

350
225
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2094
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2094, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 5, IC-ID, large margins to clear, intense shade and impression, neat strikes of red MC cancels, Very Fine, SG £550 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

650
300
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2095
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2095, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Three, each on folded letter or folded cover, incl. one from Plate 7 tied by red MC, matching "Prescot DE 2, 1840" circular datestamp to Preston; another cut in and used in 1841 to Castle Douglas; last is Plate 8 cancelled by black MC on part of folded cover with "Durham FE 17 1841" backstamp, generally faulty but first is Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
475
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2095A
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2095A, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1849, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3). Cancelled by red MC, "Kirkdal (?), Liverpool" two-line handstamp and light red circular datestamp, addressed to Liverpool, framed with ALS by William Mulready datelined "Kensington Jan. 13, 1821", also with reproduction of drawing of Mulready, some faults incl. lettersheet with creases, still an interesting collateral item

E. 200-300
425
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2096
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2096, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top and right, cancelled by bold numeral in grid cancels and also with part of Auckland transit at bottom, Extremely Fine, SG £850

850
0
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2097
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2097, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Green (5; SG 54). Margins to just in at bottom, bright color, tied by handstamp and also by red "34" credit handstamp on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, red "Boston Ms. Ship Jul. 12" circular datestamp, faint file folds well away from stamp, Very Fine, SG £1,100

1,100
750
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2098
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2098, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1847, 1sh Deep Green (5b; SG 56). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by handstamp and also by red "Paid" arc on blue 1853 folded cover to New York, red "5 Cents" handstamp, red "Apr. 15, 1853" origination and green Liverpool backstamps, slight splitting along vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine example of this shade used on cover, SG £900 as used

1,200
275
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2099
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2099, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1848, 10p Red Brown (6, SG 57). Large margins to clear, tied by bold strike of "16" in grid cancel, red "JY 21, 1851" backstamp on cover to Paris, France, receiving backstamp, red "PD" in oval handstamp, some slight soiling, still Very Fine, scarce used on cover, SG £2,200 as on cover

2,500
550
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2100
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2100, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33). Tied by "Ryde OC 28, 1869" circular datestamp on cover with Alice in Wonderland hand-drawn design depicting the white rabbit blowing on a trumpet, to Brighton, receiving backstamp, slight edgewear, Very Fine and desirable design, ex Shaida and Grunin, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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2101
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2101, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101). Horizontal pair, used with 1p Rose Red (33; SG 43), tied by "466" in barred ovals, "Liverpool 10 JU 73" circular datestamps on part-printed folded letter to Vera Cruz, Mexico, neat "2" reales due marking, fresh and Very Fine, scarce use

E. 200-300
160
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2102
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2102, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101). Used with pair of 1p Red (33) and single 4p Vermilion (43), tied by "700" in barred oval handstamp, red oval "PD" and "Sheffield SP 27, 67" circular datestamp tie the 1p pair, on folded letter to St. Petersburg, Russia, "Franco" boxed handstamp and blue "Aus England Per Aachen/Franco" double circle transit handstamp, London transit on back, file fold away from stamps, 1sh stamp tiny nick bottom right corner, Fine and colorful franking, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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2103
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2103, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £5 Orange (93; SG 137). Radiant color, neat strike of "Manchester Accounts 1 May 1893" double-circle datestamp, two sealed pinholes, otherwise Very Fine, SG £4,500

5,000
1,500
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2104
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2104, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 10sh Ultramarine (109; SG 183). Radiant color, wide margins, neat strike of 29 March 1889 registry oval datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, SG £475

500
0
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2105
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2105, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1912, 10sh Ultramarine (141a; SG 319). Rich color on bright paper, neat strike of circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, SG £750

575
0
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2106
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2106, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1913, £1 Green, Seahorse (176; SG 403). Detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, light strike of circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, SG £1,250

1,550
900
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2107
bl
Sale 1026, Lot 2107, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1919, 10sh Blue (181; SG 417). Block of twelve, light strikes of large registry oval cancel, few flaws incl. couple perf separations and some creasing, otherwise Very Fine, scarce large used multiple, SG £1,920 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

2,160
250
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2108
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2108, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1929, £1 Black, Postal Congress (209; SG 438). Choice centering, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine, SG £550

625
375
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2109
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2109, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainHONDURAS, 1925, 5c-1p Air Post (C1-C2, C4, C6-C11, C13). Nos. C6 and C9 unused (no gum), others h.r., few flaws incl. No. C2 scuff, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, few signed or with Sanabria backstamps

2,512
425
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2110
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2110, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainHONDURAS, 1925, 10c Dark Blue Airpost (C5). Rich color, small toned spot on back just shows thru at bottom, still Very Fine, scarce, only 30 are believed to exist, Sanabria and blue backstamp

1,100
300
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2111
P
Sale 1026, Lot 2111, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainHONDURAS, 1947, 8c Franklin D. Roosevelt, Large Die Proof, Trial Color Proof (C163P1, C163TCP1). Trial color in red, both 76 x 50mm die sunk on 114 x 91mm cards with full die sinkage and signed "given to me by Thomas Morris" at bottom, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
160
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2112
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2112, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Great BritainICELAND, 1933, 1k-10k Italian Flying Armada Overprints (C12-C14). Lightly hinged, rich colors, Very Fine set

2,250
650
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