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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2001
 
Sale Number 1086, 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). Lettered K-J, tied on piece by red Maltese Cross, Newark, Ju 5 1840 circular datestamp below, full to large margins all around, strong impression, Very Fine, SG £350

320
160
2002
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Sale Number 1086, 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). Horizontal pair, lettered NA-NB, large margins to just touched at left, tied by two strikes of a red Maltese Cross on folded letter datelined July 16, 1840 in London and addressed to Preston, despatch backstamp, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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2003
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2003, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Intense Black (1a; SG 1), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Intense Black (1a; SG 1)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Intense Black (1a; SG 1). Plate 1b, lettered F-C, single with huge margins and part of adjoining stamp at bottom with true shade and deep impression, tied on folded letter by light red Maltese Cross cancel to Edinburgh, reverse with "Wick 2 JA 1841" despatch handstamp and red arrival, Extremely Fine, a particularly choice stamp on a clean cover, ex Chartwell

E. 300-400
375
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2004
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2004, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 5). Plate 2, lettered P-I, single with ample margins to just clear at right, tied by black Maltese Cross cancel on folded letter to Edinburgh, Aberdeen boxed Jun 15, 1841 despatch and red arrival, couple vertical file folds well-clear of adhesive, Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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2005
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2005, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown (3; SG 8). Plate 72, horizontal pair, lettered G-K to G-L (SG Specialised BS28), original gum, lightly hinged, enormous margins all around incl. partial imprint "Per Row of 12. £1...." at right and part of the adjoining stamps at bottom, bold color and incredibly fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB PAIR OF THE ONE-PENNY RED BROWN ON BLUISH WITH TREMENDOUS EYE APPEAL. PARTICULARLY SCARCE AND DESIRABLE WITH THE PARTIAL IMPRINT.

With 1982 R.P.S. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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2006
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2006, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Deep Full Blue, "Ivory Head" (4e var; SG 15c), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Deep Full Blue, "Ivory Head" (4e var; SG 15c)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 2p Deep Full Blue, "Ivory Head" (4e var; SG 15c). Plate 3, lettered R-C, showing the distinct "Ivory Head" image on reverse, full original gum, ample to full margins, deeply rich color, faint trace of a vertical gum bend, Very Fine, a rare stamp with original gum, with clear 1997 Brandon certificate, SG value as the normal No. 15

£ 8,000
1,200
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2007
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2007, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1857, 1p Rose Red, "Specimen" Overprint, Type 10 (20S; SG Specialised C10t), GREAT BRITAIN, 1857, 1p Rose Red, "Specimen" Overprint, Type 10 (20S; SG Specialised C10t)GREAT BRITAIN, 1857, 1p Rose Red, "Specimen" Overprint, Type 10 (20S; SG Specialised C10t). Block of fifteen (5x3), lettered KG/MK, original gum, small h.r. on four stamps, rest Mint N.H., some separated vertical perforations, Fine-Very Fine, a wonderfully fresh large Specimen multiple, SG Specialised value

£ 3,000
3,500
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2008
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2008, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33), GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33)GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33). Plate 90, tied by "32" in grid and matching London May 20, 1877 pmk. on illustrated cover with hand-drawn design of school kids writing (incl. incorporating the address and stamp placement), covers practically the whole side of the envelope, flap missing, Very Fine, a striking hand-drawn design

E. 150-200
110
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2009
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2009, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33), GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33)GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33). Plate 165, tied by partial London duplex on 1876 illustrated cover King and Pauper holding up address scroll, cover with small tear at top not affecting adhesive or marking, opened at bottom, Fine

E. 150-200
160
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2010
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2010, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33), GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33)GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33). Plate 187, tied by London duplex on 1877 illustrated cover Lady's head and meadow, local address, Very Fine, a particularly striking and well executed design

E. 150-200
300
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2011
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2011, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33), GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33)GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33). Plate 183, tied by London duplex on 1877 illustrated cover Juggler holding up stamp, sent to Torquay (Torquay and St. Mary Church backstamps), Fine

E. 150-200
110
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2012
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2012, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 5sh Rose on White Paper (90a; SG 134), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 5sh Rose on White Paper (90a; SG 134)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 5sh Rose on White Paper (90a; SG 134). Neat Leadenhall St. circular datestamp and a faint red crayon cancel, fresh color, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, SG £4,200

5,000
550
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2013
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2013, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 10sh Slate on White Paper (91; SG 135), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 10sh Slate on White Paper (91; SG 135)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, 10sh Slate on White Paper (91; SG 135). Crisp Lymington 1884 circular datestamp, sharp impression, well-centered, light horizontal crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, SG £4,500

4,750
1,200
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2014
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2014, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1884 Official Poster Notice, GREAT BRITAIN, 1884 Official Poster NoticeGREAT BRITAIN, 1884 Official Poster Notice. Buff card mounted on board showing the sixteen Surface Printed issues coming out in full color, values from -1/2p to £5, measuring 180 x 269mm, with "Scheme showing the Designs and Colours of the Stamps that will be in use after April the 1st, 1884." at top, some overall toning but not torn as they usually come, Very Fine, a rare and not often encountered piece of ephemera

E. 200-300
225
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