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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Great Britain

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2001
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2001, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2; SG Specialised AS15), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2; SG Specialised AS15)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2; SG Specialised AS15). Plate 2, lettered K-I, large margins to clear, tied by red Maltese Cross cancel on 1840 folded letter from Aberdeen to Rothbury, Aug. 8 departure and Aug. 9 arrival backstamps, trivial flap tears, Very Fine, recorded in Rockoff & Jackson (page 407) as ruby Maltese Cross, with 2018 R.P.S. certificate, SG £750

640
180
2002
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2002, 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). Plate 3, original gum, large margins to just touching the frameline at top left, deep color, a Fine example of this scarce original-gum stamp, with 1984 B.P.A. certificate, SG £6,250

4,500
600
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2003
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2003, 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). Horizontal strip of six, Plate 3, SA-SF, large margins to in, tied by Maltese Cross cancels on folded letter to New York, red "Apr. 1, 1843" backstamped "Boston Ms. Ship Apr. 19" transit datestamp, vertical file folds affect two stamps, accompanying certificate states written in the hand of James Buchanan as Senator but we see differences in writing styles, appears Fine, attractive usage, with 2002 Sismondo certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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2004
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2004, Great BritainGREAT 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). Die 3, part original gum, large to close margins all around, rich color, sharp embossing (so sharp that it caused a split in the paper at right which has been repaired), Very Fine appearance, despite the repair, this is a highly collectable example of this rare original-gum stamp, which is seldom seen with margins all around, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $11,500.00, SG £11,500

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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2005
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2005, Great BritainGREAT 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). Die 2, vertical strip of four, margins to just touching outer frameline, tied by barred "498" cancel with corresponding red "Manchester DE 4 1851" double-arc datestamp on reverse of cover to Frankfurt, Germany, red "PD" in oval, London and Calais transit datestamps, small piece of backflap missing and some reinforcement, small central stain which just affects strip, Fine, an exceptionally rare strip used on cover, Scott values a pair on cover at $4,500.00, leaving it to the imagination as to what a strip of four would catalogue

E. 750-1,000
850
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2006
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2006, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter (22; SG 62), GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter (22; SG 62)GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Rose on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter (22; SG 62). Part original gum, strong color and impression, minor corner crease and rounded corner at bottom right, Fine appearance, a scarce stamp, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $8,750.00, SG £8,500

E. 500-750
425
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2007
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2007, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 4p Rose on Bluish Paper, Watermark Medium Garter (24; SG 63), GREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 4p Rose on Bluish Paper, Watermark Medium Garter (24; SG 63)GREAT BRITAIN, 1856, 4p Rose on Bluish Paper, Watermark Medium Garter (24; SG 63). Right wing-margin example, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, some light staining at top left, Fine appearance, rarely encountered with full original gum, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $11,250.00, SG £14,000

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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2008
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2008, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1856 4p Rose, Watermark Medium Garter (25; SG 65), GREAT BRITAIN, 1856 4p Rose, Watermark Medium Garter (25; SG 65)GREAT BRITAIN, 1856 4p Rose, Watermark Medium Garter (25; SG 65). Slightly sweated original gum, certificate notes a pinhole and light soiling at right, both of which are quite minor, Fine appearance, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $8,800.00, SG £13,000

E. 750-1,000
550
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2009
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2009, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 44), GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 44)GREAT BRITAIN, 1864, 1p Rose Red (33; SG 44). Plate 225, lettered C-D, original gum, fresh color, trivial corner crease, still a Fine example of by far the rarest regularly issued plate of the 1864 One-Penny Red, with clear 1995 A.P.S. and 2018 B.P.A. certificates, SG £3,200

3,300
750
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2010
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2010, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 6p Lilac (39; SG 84), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 6p Lilac (39; SG 84)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 6p Lilac (39; SG 84). Lettered T-D, wing margin at right, unused (regummed), rich color on fresh paper, Fine

2,250
170
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2011
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2011, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 9p Straw (40, SG 86). Lettered L-A, unused (regummed), attractive color, Fine, a scarce unused stamp, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, SG £4,000

3,900
300
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2012
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2012, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 1sh Green (42; SG 90), GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 1sh Green (42; SG 90)GREAT BRITAIN, 1862, 1sh Green (42; SG 90). Lettered K-I, slightly disturbed original gum, strong impression, Fine, SG £3,200

3,100
300
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2013
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2013, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101), GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101)GREAT BRITAIN, 1865, 1sh Green (48; SG 101). Plate 4, lettered Q-B, original gum that is slightly disturbed from a hinge removal, rich color, Fine, SG £2,850

2,500
550
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2014
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2014, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 9p Bister (52; SG 110), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 9p Bister (52; SG 110)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 9p Bister (52; SG 110). Plate 4, lettered F-G, original gum, h.r., strong color, gum crease and a few lightly toned perfs, Fine appearance, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, SG £2,500

2,400
200
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2015
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2015, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 2sh Blue (55; SG 118), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 2sh Blue (55; SG 118)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 2sh Blue (55; SG 118). Plate 1, lettered N-D, reperforated right wing margin, unused (regummed), rich color, Fine, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, SG £4,200

3,750
550
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2016
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2016, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Rose (57; SG 126), GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Rose (57; SG 126)GREAT BRITAIN, 1867, 5sh Rose (57; SG 126). Plate 1, lettered B-E, original gum, well-centered, strong color, reperfed at bottom, faint gum bends, Very Fine appearance, overall an attractive appearing example of this rare original-gum stamp, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $11,000.00, SG £11,000

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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2017
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2017, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 1sh Salmon (65; SG 151), GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 1sh Salmon (65; SG 151)GREAT BRITAIN, 1880, 1sh Salmon (65; SG 151). Plate 13, lettered M-C, unused (regummed), certificate notes two ink marks and surface scuff, both of which are quite small and minor, Fine appearance, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, Scott Retail $4,750.00, SG £4,750

E. 300-400
950
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2018
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2018, 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). Plate 17, lettered B-E, original gum, wonderfully rich color, certificate mentions a light diagonal gum crease which is nothing more than a very faint natural gum bend, Fine, with 2018 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,800

2,750
300
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2019
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2019, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1876, 8p Orange (73; SG 156), GREAT BRITAIN, 1876, 8p Orange (73; SG 156)GREAT BRITAIN, 1876, 8p Orange (73; SG 156). Plate 1, lettered H-I, original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine, SG £1,850

1,750
250
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2020°
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2020, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £1 Brown Lilac, Imprimatur (92 var; SG 132 var; SG Specialised J127a), GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £1 Brown Lilac, Imprimatur (92 var; SG 132 var; SG Specialised J127a)GREAT BRITAIN, 1882, £1 Brown Lilac, Imprimatur (92 var; SG 132 var; SG Specialised J127a). Plate 1, large margins all around, rich color on fresh paper

VERY FINE. A CHOICE QUALITY EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE RAREST IMPRIMATURS IN GREAT BRITAIN PHILATELY.

Only a handful of imprimaturs of the 1882 £1 Brown Lilac have been recorded. At least two of them have had forged perforations added to simulate the issued stamp.

SG Specialised value

£ 55,000
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2021
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2021, 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). Plate 1, lettered D-G, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color and paper, small gum crease at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1882 5-POUND ORANGE.

With 2018 P.T.S. certificate. SG £14,500

14,000
3,500
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2022
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2022, 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). Plate 1, lettered B-M, fresh color, perfectly struck Darlington Aug. 8, 1902 circular datestamp, faintest trace of rubbing above cancel, still a Very Fine and attractive example of this popular high value, SG £4,750

5,000
1,300
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2023
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2023, Great BritainGREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 5sh Carmine Rose (108; SG 180), GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 5sh Carmine Rose (108; SG 180)GREAT BRITAIN, 1884, 5sh Carmine Rose (108; SG 180). Lettered N-F, original gum, h.r., deep intense color on bright paper, minor gum bend, Very Fine, SG £1,100

1,100
160
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2024
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2024, 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). Lettered K-H, original gum, h.r., bright and fresh, Fine, SG £2,250

2,250
350
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2025
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2025, 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). Lettered F-C, original gum, rich color, horizontal gum crease, a few small toned spots at center

FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1884 ONE-POUND BROWN VIOLET. A MAJOR RARITY OF THE ERA.

With 2018 P.T.S. certificate. SG £32,000

32,500
5,750
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2026
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2026, 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). Lettered D-D, original gum, h.r., strong color, vertical gum bend and small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, SG £4,000

4,000
550
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2027
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2027, 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). Full original gum that we believe is Mint N.H., though certificate states "large part original gum", rich color, light vertical gum bend at left of little consequence, Very Fine, with 2018 P.T.S. certificate, SG £2,000

2,000
650
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2028
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GREAT BRITAIN, 19th Century Unused Balance (SG 17/70; SG 34/153). Ten different stamps cataloguing £525-£3,250 in Stanley Gibbons, some with original gum, others regummed, some small faults, Fine appearance, also includes the 1903 2-1/2p Admiralty Official (O76; SG O105) with B.P.A. certificate, SG over £20,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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