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

118 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 Mulreadys & 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 Mulreadys & 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 Mulreadys & 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 Mulreadys & 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 Mulreadys & 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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30011
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30016
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30018
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30029
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30039
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
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 30051
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black BA, just cut into at top, tied to 1841 (Sep 3) entire from Lancaster (Lancashire) to London, despatch and arrival bs, fine
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30055
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 CF, fine to large margins, tied by crisp black MC on 1841 (May 29) lettersheet from Norton-sub-Hamdon (Somerset) to London, reverse…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30056
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 CF, just touched at lower left otherwise fine to good margins, tied by black MC to 1841 (Apr 21) wrapper from Ashbourne (Derbyshire)…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30058
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 DF, fine to large margins, tied by black MC on 1841 (Feb 26) entire from Halifax (Yorkshire) to Colne, reverse with despatch ds, the…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30061
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 EF (from the black plates) with fine to good margins tied by crisp black MC to 1841 (Sep 20) letter sheet from Delft to Manchester, with…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30064
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 FJ, just touching at top right corner otherwise clear to very large margins tied by boxed “No.1”, on 1841 (Apr) lettersheet from Beaminster…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30068
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 HA , just touching at lower right otherwise with fine to very large margins with indistinct black MC, on 1841 (Jun 8) mourning entire…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30069
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 HD (from the black plates), just cut into at top left otherwise fine to large margins, tied by RED MC to 1841 (Nov 3) entire from Hayle…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30070
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 HG (from the black plates) with good even margins tied by crisp black MC to 1841 (Aug 7) wrapper from Bogroy (Inverness-shire) to Edinburgh,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30073
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 JF (from the black plate), fine to good margins, tied by crisp black MC on 1841 (Apr 29) entire from Honiton (Devon) to Collumpton with…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30076
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 KI (from the black plates) with good to very good margins tied by crisp black MC to 1841 (Sep 5) entire from Hamlet to Wellington (Devon),…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30077
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 OK (from the black plates) with fine to good margins tied by crisp black MC to 1841 (Sep 19) wrapper from Rhynie (Aberdeenshire, Scotland)…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30087
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 RD (double letter D) with fine to good margins tied by black MC to 1841 (Mar 16) wrapper from London to Astwood (Worcestershire), Lombard…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30089
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 SC (from the black plate), fine to good margins, tied by neat black MC on 1841 (Sep 27) wrapper from Redruth (Cornwall) to Hayle with…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30092
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 TA (from the black plate), fine to good margins, tied by neat black MC on 1841 (Oct 9) wrapper from Elgin (Scotland) to Edinburgh, with…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30093
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 TE (from the black plate), fine to huge margins, tied by crisp black MC on 1841 (Sep) wrapper within Edinburgh (Scotland), reverse with…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30094
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 18 covers & 6 pieces, with 11 of the covers with four margined examples,incl. a pair on cover and a three-margined tied…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30095
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 18 covers, 1 front & 4 pieces, with 13 of the covers with four margined examples, attractive lot
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30096
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 21 covers, 1 part cover & 3 pieces, with 13 of the covers with four margined examples, incl. cover turned inside out and…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30097
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.11 collection of 15 covers, 2 fronts & 4 pieces, with 9 of the covers with four margined examples, incl. cover with pair (scissor cut down…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30106
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 LA, good to very large margins, tied clear red MC on folded entire from Greenock dated July 9, 1840 to Edinburgh, a wonderful example…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30116
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1842 Small ladies envelope from Dorchester to Madeley, Shropshire, franked 1841 1d red, good clear margins tied superb strike of the DORCHESTER/MY.14.1842…
Estimate: 700 – 800 GBP
Lot 30117
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1843 (Dec) Envelope from London to Edinburgh with 1841 1d red pl.35, good margins tied by crisp London “4” in MC with crisp “St. James’ St.” hs adjacent,…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30118
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1844 (May 9) Wrapper from Cork to Dublin with 1d red, close to good margins, tied by clear strikes of the distinctive Cork MC, despatch and arrival bs,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30120
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1854 (Mar 27) Mourning envelope from Tring with 1841 1d red, close to good margins, tied by scarce brown “810” numerals, matching colour despatch and Liverpool…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30121
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841-54, Group of 5 covers incl. crisp Dumfries MC on 1d pl.26 (cut into), London “1” in MC in 1d pl.35 pair (one stamp cut into), “Hursley / Penny Post”…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30122
Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1848-65, Group of three covers with the best being a Parliamentary Notice regarding the compulsory acquisition of land for construction of the Vale of…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30124
Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1851 (Jun 12) Envelope from Burnley to South Africa with Embossed 1s green lower right marginal with good to huge margins, tied by “150” numeral, underpaid…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30125
Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1853 (Apr 12) Envelope from Toddington (Bedfordshire) to the Cape of Good Hope with 1s deep green, cut square, touched on two sides, with “266” barred…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP