2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

50 lots
Lot 50037
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a DA-DB horizontal pair, showing moderate plate wear, with large to huge margins, neatly cancelled by red MCs, scarce so fine
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50038
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 Mourning wrapper from Hemel Hempstead (Hertfordshire) to Kettering with 1840 1d black pl.1a EK, fine to large margins, tied by vivid red MC, despatch…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50039
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a ID/JE used block of four, fine to very good margins, cancelled by red MCs, small split at lower left of ID and minor pressed…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jun 8) Entire from Airdrie to Falkirk with 1840 1d Black pl.1a TC, good to very good margins, beautifully tied by a crisp red thin lined Scottish…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50040A
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 6) Entire from Edinburgh to Hamilton with 1840 1d grey black pl.1a TJ, good to huge margins (corner crease at lower left in margin), neatly tied…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50041
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a TL, good to huge margins, cancelled by neat BLACK MC, also showing varieties “without ray flaw” and prominent basal shift, an…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50042
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b AH with INVERTED WATERMARK, fine to large margins, neatly and unusually cancelled by a small part red MC at the top left, most attractive…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50043
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.1b AJ top marginal with full deckled edge selvedge and small part sheet inscription, good margins elsewhere, neatly cancelled by…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-brown pl.1b BK, fine to very good margins, cancelled by a crisp Manchester “Fishtail” distinctive MC, very fine (SG Spec. AS6uc, £1’000)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50045
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b DL with WATERMARK INVERTED, good to huge margins, neatly cancelled by a red MC, scarce so fine
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50046
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GI mint og, fine to large margins, very fine and rare, cert. Raybaudi (1998)
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50047
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 1) Mourning wrapper from London to Penrith with 1840 1d black pl.1b OJ, good to very large margins (corner crease at O), tied by red MC and “T.P…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50048
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black 1b QF mint part og, fine to good margins, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1986)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50049
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 21) Entire from Sturminster Newton (Dorset) to Shaftsbury with 1840 1d grey-black pl.2 GG with good to huge margins tied by a crisp strike of…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50050
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 1) Lettersheet sent within Ireland from Goresbridge (Kilkenny) to Dublin with 1840 1d grey-black pl.2 HJ, fine to large margins, tied by a neat…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50051
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 KG/MG vertical strip of three, good to huge margins, each stamp neatly cancelled by a crisp red MC, very fine and scarce multiple in…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50052
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Nov 18) Small envelope from London to Broughton with 1840 1d black pl.2 LG with fine to very large margins (couple of tiny corner creases) tied by…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 50053
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 4) Wrapper (no sideflaps) from Yarmouth to Norwich with 1840 1d black pl.2 MB-MC pair and MD-ME pair with close to large margins (both pairs…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’400 GBP
Lot 50054
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 RH with good even margins tied by crisp red MC to small piece, very fine and striking example
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50055
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 BB, good to very good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50056
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 FL, fine to very large margins, neatly cancelled by a red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50057
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 6) Envelope from Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) to Cirencester with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI, good to very large margins, tied by crisp red MC with…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50058
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 6) Envelope sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.4 AL, close to good margins, tied by crisp red MC with “T.P / Duke Street” hs adjacent,…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50059
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 CI-DJ block of four, fine to very good margins, beautifully cancelled by crisp red MCs, showing prominent burr rubbing between impressions…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50060
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 SH-SI used pair with fine to large margins, neat red MCs, very fine
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50061
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 TL right marginal with good to large margins elsewhere, beautifully cancelled by a crisp bright red MC, a magnificent example, ex Hassan…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50062
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Jan) Wrapper from Hinckley to Birmingham with 1840 1d black pl.5 NG, close to very good margins, cancelled by Market Bosworth “HOT CROSS BUN” (aka…
Estimate: 15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Lot 50063
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 12) Wrapper from Keswick to Carlisle with 1840 1d black pl.5 NG, good to large margins, tied by crisp black MC, reverse with despatch cds, very…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50064
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: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50065
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1842 Entire FROM SWITZERLAND carried privately to the UK and posted in London to Darlington with 1840 1d black pl.5 state 2 (mixed margins), tied by black…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50066
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 AG-AI mint og top marginal strip of four, mounted in margin only fine to good margins and full deckle edge selvedge and sheet inscription…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Lot 50067
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 AG with good to large margins, crisp red MC (showing dot in centre), tiny scissor cut in margin at top left, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50068
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 GC with close to very good margins, unused, very fine, cert. Diena (1990)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50069
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 MF unused, good to very good margins, very fine, cert. Brandon (2005)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50070
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 MG mint og, fine to very good margins, very fine and rare mint example, cert. BPA (1980)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50071
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 1) Wrapper (no sideflaps) from London to Newport Pagnell with 1840 1d black pl.7 FK with fine to large margins tied by neat red MC, “T.P. / Lower…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50072
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.9 IC with WATERMARK INVERTED, good to large margins, neatly cancelled by a central black MC, very fine (SG AS56e, £4’250)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50073
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 7) Lettersheet from Carlisle to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.9 PG with good to large margins tied by black MC with despatch cds on reverse,…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Lot 50074
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red-Brown (from the black plates) pl.9 SJ/TK used block of four, good to very good margins, each stamp neatly cancelled by neat black MCs, very…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50075
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.10 EE mint part og, some staining and thin spots, rare, cert. Brandon (2005) (SG £26’500)
Estimate: 3’600 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50076
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: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50077
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 27) Wrapper from Cambridge to Norwich with 1840 1d Black pl.10 NC, with fine to good margins, tied by neat black MC, reverse with despatch…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50078
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.10 QG/RH mint og block of four, close to large margins, with the lower two stamps showing the “P” converted to “R” variety, very…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 50079
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 6) Wrapper from Birmingham to Solihull with 1840 1d black pl.11 KI, very close to huge margins, tied by black MC, despatch bs, fine, cert. BPA…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50080
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr) Trial printing (unissued) on Dickinson silk-thread paper, 1d red-brown plate 11 lettered JE and clearly showing double letter ‘J’, fine…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50081
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
VR OFFICIAL: 1840 1d Black SH showing RE-ENTRY, mint og with good to large margins, very fine and extremely rare as this is the only re-entry recorded…
Estimate: 8’000 – 12’000 GBP
Lot 50082
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black selection of 20 used singles incl. two pl.11 (pictured) with SA cert. A. Brun & RPS (2013), CL with small thin at left margin, the rest mostly…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 50083
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a to 10 (one of each plate) group of used, all four margins, most very fine, a nice group
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’400 GBP
Lot 50084
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of 8 covers, all 4-margined, incl. Magenta MC from Glasgow on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), Ruby MC on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), pl.3 on cover…
Estimate: 1’500 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50085
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of 9 examples, all but one with four margins, some large margins, some nice strikes of the MC, a few with small faults, a nice group
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP