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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and Embossed

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Cat./Est. Value
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2001
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2001, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Twelve, comprising each of the plates used for the Penny Black incl. both states of Plate 1 and the rare Plate 11 neatly mounted on page, each example selected for their overall quality and eye-appeal with large to ample margins all around, either red or black Maltese Cross cancels

VERY FINE. A RARE AND COMPLETE GROUP OF PENNY BLACKS BY PLATE NUMBER INCLUDING THE RARE PLATE 11.

Scott $9,775.00. SG £9,875

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2002
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2002, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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 6, lettered O-A, original gum which the certificate notes as "re-spread", mostly large margins to touching at top left, deep intense shade, small repaired thin spot at top, Fine appearance, with 2021 P.T.S. certificate, Scott $17,000.00, SG £17,500

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2003
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2003, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 4, lettered J-K, large margins including small part of adjoining stamp at bottom, boldly struck red Maltese Cross, originally sold in the Beresford sale as the rare Welshpool distinctive Maltese Cross though the R.P.S. has opined differently, Very Fine and choice, ex Beresford, with 2020 R.P.S. certificate, Scott $400.00, SG Specialised £400

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E. 200-300
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2004
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2004, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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, lettered Q-B, large to full margins, sharp impression, Very Fine, Scott $375.00, SG £375

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E. 200-300
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2005
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2005, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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, plate 1a, lettered P-C to P-F, large margins to close but easily clearing at top left, deep shade and sharp impression, red Maltese Cross cancels, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, strips of four are quite scarce, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate, strips are not priced in Stanley Gibbons, two pairs catalogue £3,600 and a block of four £24,000

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E. 750-1,000
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2006
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2006, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Plate 5, lettered G-G, large to ample margins all around, tied by red Maltese Cross cancel on 1840 folded letter to Dorset, partial Worcester Dec. 26 despatch circular datestamp on reverse, Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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2007
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2007, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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, lettered L-C, large to ample margins, exceptionally intense shade and impression, tied by red Maltese Cross cancel on 1840 folded letter to Inveraray, Greenock Oct. 7 boxed despatch datestamp on reverse, Very Fine

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E. 200-300
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2008
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2008, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1; SG 2). Two folded covers from Scotland with four-margined examples, first is Sept. 1840 with plate 1a from Paisley, stamp with minute scissors cut at top right, second is Jun. 1840 with plate 5 from Edinburgh, Fine-Very Fine pair

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E. 300-400
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2009
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2009, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3; SG Spec. ME1n and ME1xa), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3; SG Spec. ME1n and ME1xa)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black, Mulready Letter Sheet (U3; SG Spec. ME1n and ME1xa). Cancelled by barred "134" oval cancel with "Bristol JU 21, 1845" circular datestamp on reverse, addressed to Tetbury with arrival backstamp, inside with printed "Bristol Stamp Office" notice (SG Specialised MA208e), Very Fine, scarce combination of printed inside and 1844 type cancel of Bristol

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E. 300-400
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2010
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2010, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 6), GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 6)GREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 2p Blue (2; SG 6). Horizontal pair, plate 1, lettered T-F to T-G, large margins all around, gorgeous rich color and a highly detailed impression, red Maltese Cross cancels, left stamp with small scissor cut in the top left margin and faint corner crease at bottom left, right stamp with light vertical crease, Very Fine and choice appearance, Scott $2,100.00, SG £2,200

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E. 300-400
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2011
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2011, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7; SG Specialised AS74), GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7; SG Specialised AS74)GREAT BRITAIN, 1841, 1p Red Brown Printed From "Black Plate" (3 var; SG 7; SG Specialised AS74). Plate 11, lettered H-G, unused (no gum), affixed to piece, mostly large margins to clear at bottom right, deep rich color and strong impression, Very Fine and especially scarce to find in unused condition, with 2021 B.P.A. certificate, SG Specialised £11,000

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2012
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2012, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown, "Specimen" Overprint (5S-6S; SG Specialised H1s, H2s), GREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown, "Specimen" Overprint (5S-6S; SG Specialised H1s, H2s)GREAT BRITAIN, 1847-48, 1sh Pale Green, 10p Red Brown, "Specimen" Overprint (5S-6S; SG Specialised H1s, H2s). "Specimen" Ty. 1 in Red, 10p with sheet margin at left, original gum, 1sh h.r., 10p lightly hinged (h.r. in margin), full margins to just touching, 1sh with minute thin spot, otherwise Fine and scarce, SG Specialised £6,000

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E. 500-750
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2013
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2013, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet (7; SG 60), GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet (7; SG 60)GREAT BRITAIN, 1854, 6p Red Violet (7; SG 60). Original gum with slight green tint, lightly hinged, margins clear at right and bottom, touching at top and left, strong embossing, Fine and presentable example of this rare original-gum stamp, with 1988 B.P.A. certificate, Scott $18,000.00, SG £19,500

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E. 500-750
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2014
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2014, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1850, 1p Red Brown, Prince Consort Essay (SG Specialised DP71(2), GREAT BRITAIN, 1850, 1p Red Brown, Prince Consort Essay (SG Specialised DP71(2)GREAT BRITAIN, 1850, 1p Red Brown, Prince Consort Essay (SG Specialised DP71(2). Unused (no gum), ample margins to clear, rich color, strong impression, shallow thin speck, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, prepared for Henry Archer in his offer to produce surface printed stamps and perforate them, SG Specialised from £2,000

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E. 400-500
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2015
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2015, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1861, 1p Rose Red, Alphabet IV (20 var; SG 42), GREAT BRITAIN, 1861, 1p Rose Red, Alphabet IV (20 var; SG 42)GREAT BRITAIN, 1861, 1p Rose Red, Alphabet IV (20 var; SG 42). Block of six, plate 51, lettered C-J to D-L, original gum which certificate states as "traces" which baffles us as it covers the entire block, top strip minor h.r., bottom stamps appear Mint N.H., bright color, Fine and scarce multiple, with 1998 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,200 as singles

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E. 300-400
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2016
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2016, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Carmine on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter, "Specimen" Overprint (22S; SG 62s; SG Specialised J47s), GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Carmine on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter, "Specimen" Overprint (22S; SG 62s; SG Specialised J47s)GREAT BRITAIN, 1855, 4p Carmine on Bluish, Watermark Small Garter, "Specimen" Overprint (22S; SG 62s; SG Specialised J47s). "Specimen" Ty. 3 reading up, original gum, exceptionally fresh color on deeply blued paper, Very Fine, SG Specialised from £1,150

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E. 200-300
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2017
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2017, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT BRITAIN, 1860, 1-1/2p Rose Mauve on Blued Paper, "Specimen" Overprint (31S; SG 53as; SG Specialised G5s), GREAT BRITAIN, 1860, 1-1/2p Rose Mauve on Blued Paper, "Specimen" Overprint (31S; SG 53as; SG Specialised G5s)GREAT BRITAIN, 1860, 1-1/2p Rose Mauve on Blued Paper, "Specimen" Overprint (31S; SG 53as; SG Specialised G5s). Plate 1, lettered C-I, "Specimen" Ty. 6, original gum, h.r., fresh color, well-centered, Very Fine and scarce with the "Specimen" overprint, this stamp was prepared for use but never issued, SG Specialised from £2,250

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E. 500-750
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2018
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2018, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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 E-J, slightly cracked original gum, lightly hinged, strong color and impression, a Fine example of the scarcest of the regularly issued plates, Scott $3,300.00, SG £3,000

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E. 500-750
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2019
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2019, Great Britain - 1840-1864 Line Engraved and EmbossedGREAT 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 A-J, tied on small piece by barred "131" oval cancel with corresponding "Edinburgh JA 29 80" circular datestamp at left, rich color, Very Fine, Scott $825.00, SG £700

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E. 200-300
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