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

38 lots
Lot 40475
Austria
1858-59 Newspaper 2Kr red-brown tied by REICHENBERG 17/12 cds on part of insufficiently paid “Times” newspaper bearing GB 1d red, unusual and fine
Estimate: 850 EUR
Lot 50131
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1850 (Oct 15) Entire (delivered without postage) with printed letter from Thomas Saunders (award winning paper maker) to Perkins, Bacon & Petch, informing…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50132
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1850 1d Red brown “Archer” perf. 16 pl.99 MB tied to an envelope by a London district “72” numeral with further MR.2.1854 duplex alongside, reverse with…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50133
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1854 1d Red-Brown pl.R2 NB/OE mint og block of eight, some reinforced perfs, a light vertical crease throught ND-OD, still a lovely multiple of this…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50134
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1854-57 1d Red-Brown pl.184 AJ imperforate imprimatur, top marginal showing part inscription, very fine and rare as only 21 examples have been removed…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50135
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1855 2d Blue pl.5 on top half of a wrapper, tied by GREEN “186” numeral of Dublin, reverse showing partial matching green despatch, fine and scarce
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50136
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1855 1d Red Brown pl.25. from Neale’s steam press experimental printing, ungummed imperforate, very fine with no heavy creasing as normally associated…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50137
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1855 1d Red-Brown pl.37 AA imperforate imprimatur from the top left hand corner of the sheet showing part marginal inscription and plate number, a superb…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50138
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1857 1d Rose pl.47 wmk Large Crown perf.16, mint og, very fine and scarce (SG £2’800 in 2019)
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50139
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1857 1d Red-Orange pl.46 transitional issue on cream paper in mint og block of four, very fine and scarce multiple, cert. BPA (1952) (SG Spec. C9(2))
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50140
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1862 1d Rose-Red pl.R16 QJ/RL in mint nh. block of six, a scarce multiple of this reserve plate, very fine (SG Spec. C13(3))
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50141
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1861 1d Rose-Red pl.50, Alphabet IV, wmk LC type I, in mint nh block of six, some minor toning otherwise very fine (SG £1’500 as singles in 2019)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50142
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1861 1d Rose-Red pl.50, Alphabet IV, wmk LC type I, in mint nh block of four, a little faint toning on reverse, very fine (SG Spec. C12(1)c)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50143
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1861 1d Rose-red pl.51, Alphabet IV, AB-BC mint og block of four showing constant variety on “E” of “POSTAGE” on BB, very fine, cert. BPA (2008) (Spec….
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50144
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1858 1d Rose-Red pl.86 DF IMPERFORATE variety, fine to large margins, neatly cancelled by a crisp upright Newcastle upon Tyne “545” numeral, a little…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50145
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1864-79 1d Rose-Red pl.102 mint nh lower marginal corner block of six with part marginal inscription and plate number, slightly yellowish gum, very fine…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50146
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1858 1d Rose-Red pl.121 TD, printed on Dr. Perkins blued security paper with “SPECIMEN” overprint diagonally, mint hr, very fine and rare, cert. RPS…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50147
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1864-79 1d Rose-Red pl.121 PB imperforate printed on Dr. Perkins “Security” paper, mint part og, fine to large margins, crayon line by neck, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50148
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1869 1d Rose-Red pl.129 PG/RI mint og block of 9 (eight stamps mint nh), some faint tone spots, very fine and fresh
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50149
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1869 1d Rose-Red pl.130 AG-EL, wmk reversed, in mint og top right hand corner marginal block of thirty (seventeen stamps mint nh), showing large part…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50150
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1864-79 1d Rose red pl.158 QJ/TL lower right hand corner marginal block of twelve showing part sheet inscription and plate number “158”, a very attractive…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50151
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1873 1d Rose-Red pl.173 BI imperforate imprimatur, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50152
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1879 1d Rose-red pl.220 AG/CL mint nh top right hand corner marginal block of eighteen showing part sheet inscription, mounted in the margin only,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50153
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1880 (Feb 14) Envelope from London to Bavaria, Germany, with 1864-79 1d red PLATE 225, plate 220 and 1870 1/2d pl.20, tied by London duplexes, arrival…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50154
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1858 2d Blue pl.12 OI mint og, a couple of lightly toned perfs otherwise fine with fresh colour, a rare plate (SG £3’000)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50155
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1869 2d Blue pl.13 PG-PH mint og IMPERFORATE horizontal pair, just shaved at right hand side of PH, tone spot on gum on reverse of PG, very rare (SG Spec….
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 50156
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1875 2d Blue pl.15 BL imperf. IMPRIMATUR, right marginal with official manuscript in margin showing plate number and date of registration, one small tone…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50157
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1869 2d Blue pl.15 AH/EL mint og top right corner marginal block of twenty five, showing part sheet inscription and plate number “15”, a few reinforced…
Estimate: 2’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50158
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1869 2d Blue pl.15 QL mint nh, some minor tone spots on the gum, very fine (SG £375 for mh)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50159
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1/2d Rose-Red pl.4 SR imperforate imprimatur, fine to good margins, very fine, ex The Royal Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50160
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1/2d Rose-Red pl.4 AR imperforate imprimatur, good to large margins, very fine, ex The Royal Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50161
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1/2d Rose-Red pl.10 BG imperforate imprimatur, very fine, ex The Royal Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with photocopy…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50162
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1/2d Rose-Red pl.20 NK/OL mint og block of four, well centred with deep fresh colour, very fine, ex “Verus”
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50163
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1 1/2d Rose-Red pl.3 imperforate imprimatur lettered AA, showing plate number “3”, part sheet inscription and part of the current number “193”,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 7’000 GBP
Lot 50164
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1870 1 1/2d Rose-Red mint og lower left hand corner marginal block of six, with part sheet inscription and plate number, the bottom row of three unmounted,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50165
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1860 1 1/2d Rosy mauve pl.1 PE with “SPECIMEN” type 2 overprint, mint og, small adhesion by base of neck otherwise very fine and scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50348
Great Britain » 1854-1900 Postal History of the Perforated Line Engraved and Surface Printed Issues
1861 (Jul 20) “Burgess & Key / Agricultural Engineers” printed advertising envelope illustrated on front and back with vignettes depicting their various…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50359
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1868 (Oct 22) “King O’ Scots” printed envelope sent locally in London with 1864-79 1d rose-red (SG.43), tied by “14” duplex, heavy vertical crease through…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP