December 2018 Auction Series – 3/12/2018 – 7/12/2018

283 lots
Lot 30000
Great Britain » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1742 (Jun 9) Entire letter to Deptford “By way of London”, on reverse “II/IV” Bishop mark, fine “B” with “res” and “tol” in the loops (Willcocks and…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30001
Great Britain » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1793-1838, Group of seven stampless covers incl. 1793 entire from Norwich to Italy with crisp NORWICH s/l hs and large PAID / SE / 6 / 93 treble-circle…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30002
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadies & Caricatures
1840 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A160, to Monmouth with red MC, reverse with slightly unclear “SOUTHAMPTON / SHIP LETTER” hs, indicating that it was posted…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30003
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadies & Caricatures
1840 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A254, with Atlas Assurance Company advertisement inside (SG Spec. Ma103b), sent to Colebrook Park but redirected several…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30004
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadies & Caricatures
1840 (Aug 27) Smith’s Envelope Advertiser No.II p.2 (SG MA27c) inside a 1d Mulready wrapper sent locally in London with crisp and vivid red MC, London…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30005
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadies & Caricatures
1841 (Apr 22) Mulready lettersheet, stereo A230, with printed blue advertisement for the “English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance” with at…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30006
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadies & Caricatures
1841 (Jul 19) Mulready 1d lettersheet, A240, sent from Rickmansworth to London with printed blue advertisement inside for “Family Endowment and Life Assurance…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30007
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (May 14) Wrapper from Manchester to Kendal with 1d black pl.1a IA, fine to good margins, tied by crisp red MC, reverse with despatch cds (MY and 1840…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30008
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 Envelope sent within London and signed “Hill” with 1840 1d black pl.1a KL, fine to very good margins, tied by red MC and “Charing Cross” hs, reverse…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30009
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1b COMPLETE PLATE RECONSTRUCTIONA complete plate reconstruction of the sheet of 240 stamps from AA to TL, all with four margins, including…
Estimate: 90’000 – 100’000 GBP
Lot 30010
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1a QC with good to very good margins, superb crisp black MC, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30011
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1b DC with fine to good margins tied by red MC to 1840 (Sep 14) lettersheet sent from Preston to Manchester with despatch bs, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30012
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (Oct 30) Wrapper from Whitby (Yorkshire) to Stockton on Tees with 1840 1d black pl.1b GG-GH pair, just about clear at lower left otherwise fine to…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30013
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1b IA with fine to good margins, neat red MC, small corner crease at top left otherwise fine
Estimate: 70 – 90 GBP
Lot 30014
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.1b LH with close to good margins, crisp and complete red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30015
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.2 AF with large to very large margins, brown-red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30016
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (Jul 7) Entire from Manchester to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.2 BD, fine to very good margins, tied by two neat red MCs, despatch bs, very fine…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30017
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.2 IH with close to good margins, clear bright red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30018
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (Jun 23) Entire from Baltimore, USA, to England, sent as a consignee’s letter and franked on arrival by a GB 1840 1d black pl.2 MD tied by red MC,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30019
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (Aug 8) Entire sent from Glasgow to Edinburgh by cash with ms “1” and Glasgow PAID boxed ds at top right, then redirected to Perth with 1840 1d black…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30020
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl. 3 AI with good to huge margins, neat red MC, small pen mark at right, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30021
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.3 CH with good to very good margins, crisp red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30022
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.3 EG with good to large margins, neat black MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30023
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.4 AI with large to huge margins, red MC, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.4 SG and TH each placed sideways in opposite corners on lettersheet dated 5 March 1841 sent from Birmingham to Bath, both touched or cut…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30025
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 AG with fine to huge margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30026
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 KC with close to good margins, neat black MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30027
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 NB with very good to very large margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30028
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 NH red printing from “black plates,” with large to very large margins, cancelled by a fine Manchester “fishtail” MC in black, very fine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30029
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 (Aug 22) Wrapper from Manchester to Halifax with 1840 1d black pl.5 OK and OJ, with OK very close at bottom right otherwise fine to large margins,…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30030
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 PA with good to large margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30031
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 TJ with good to huge margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30032
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.5 TJ with fine to large margins, neat red MC and partial black boxed cancel, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30033
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 mint part og with fine to good margins, very fine and rare, cert. Brandon (1996)
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30034
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 JG mint with part og, good even margins, very fine, cert. Brandon (1991)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30035
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 KC with fine to very good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30036
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 LD with close to good margins, crisp and complete red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30037
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.6 RJ with good to large margins, neat red MC, fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30038
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.7 CE with good to very large margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30039
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 (Jul 23) Wrapper from Shiffnal to Newcastle-under-Lyme with 1d black p.8 AH, very close to good margins, just tied by red MC with filled centre, Shiffnal…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 (Feb 23) Wrapper sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.10 KH, fine to good margins, tied by crisp black MC, reverse with “T.P. / Chief Office”…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30041
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.10 PH with fine even margins, with crisp black Manchester “fishtail” MC, small and slight thin at top, very fine appearance
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30042
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 Black (2) & 1d Red (22) pl.11 selection from row A, all but 2 of the reds with four margins, incl. AE state 2 and AH state 3, 1d black AI four margins…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30043
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red (from the black plates) pl.11 AA-AF horizontal strip of six, just touching at lower right, horizontal crease and AD with vertical crease, cancelled…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 AB (from the black plates) with fine to good margins tied by BLUE MC to 1841 (Oct 5) wrapper from Truro to Tullimaar House (near Perranarworthal,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30045
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.11 AC, fine to huge margins, cancelled by black MC on 1841 (Apr 7) wrapper from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds, reverse with despatch ds…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30046
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.11 AE with fine to good margins, neat black MC, very fine, cert. RPS (1999)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30047
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.11 AG, just about touching at lower right otherwise fine to large margins, crisp black MC, very fine, plus very fine matching 1d red pl.11
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30048
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Red pl.11 AH (from the black plate) state 3 showing distinct linear burr in the left margin, with fine to good margins, neat black MC, plus normal…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30049
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1840 1d Black pl.11 AK with fine to good margins, neat black MC, very fine
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP