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

174 lots
Lot 50166
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Medium Garter 4d carmine on thick blued highly glazed paper with “SPECIMEN” type 2 overprint vertically in mint nh block of four, minor natural…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50167
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 6d deep mauve imperforate plate proof on wove paper with watermark emblems inverted, trial cancellation “KF AP.-1.1856” datestamp,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50168
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 6d deep lilac pl.1 on blued highly glazed paper imperforate imprimatur, very fine and rare, only 24 possible examples, several of…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50169
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 6d Deep Lilac pl.1 imperforate imprimatur, top marginal (mounted on the face of margin as usually seen), very fine and rare, one…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50170
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 1s Deep Green with “SPECIMEN” type 4 overprint in mint og strip of three, lightly mounted on middle stamp only, very fine, ex “Verus”
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50171
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 3d Deep Carmine Rose imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, close to good margins, fine and rare, only 24 possible examples many of which are in institutional…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50172
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 3d Rose pl.3 with white dots imperforate imprimatur from this rare “abnormal” issue, mint og top marginal (with pencil plate no. and hinge stain),…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50173
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Pale Red pl.3 FI/GJ mint og block of four, usual off white streaky gum, very fine and exceptionally rare multiple (SG £8’500)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50174
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Bright Red pl.4 (hair lines) NC mint part og, couple of toned perfs at lower left corner otherwise very fine with fresh colour (SG £2’300)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50175
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Deep Lilac JG mint large part og, very fine, cert. BPA (1992) (SG £2’800)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50176
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac pl.3 mint og horizontal pair, very fine with fresh, bright colour, ex “Verus” (SG £4’500+ in 2019)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50177
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac pl.4 (hair lines) TD mint og right hand wing margin example, rarely seen so fine (SG £3’000)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50178
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac pl.4 (hair lines) EA-EB imperforate lower left corner marginal pair with inverted watermark, mint og (several hinge remainders),very fine…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50179
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 1s green mint part og, tiny corner crease at lower right, fine (SG £3’200 in 2019)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50180
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1862-64 Wmk Emblems 3d rose pl.5 AE “abnormal” imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and rare, one of only 23 possible examples, many of which…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50181
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 Wmk Emblems 3d rose pl.4 imperforate imprimatur, part original gum, top marginal example showing printer’s cross and wmk cross, very fine and rare,…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50182
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Dull Vermilion pl.8 mint og block of four (hinge marks on all stamps), very fine and fresh multiple (SG £3’200)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50183
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Vermilion pl.7 AG top marginal imperforate imprimatur, mint og, margin slightly stained, very fine and rare, one of only 25 possible examples,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50184
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 6d Lilac pl.5 BH imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and rare, one of only 25 possible examples, many of which are in institutional collections,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50185
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 Wmk Emblems 9d straw pl.5 LI LINE PERF.14 mint part og, line perforated imprimatur produced for inclusion in the “Before and After the Stamp…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 50186
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 3d Rose pl.6 imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, very fine with fresh colour, rare, one of only 22 possible examples, many of which are in institutionalised…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50187
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 Wmk Spray 3d rose pl.4 mint nh left wing marginal, some gum crazing and minor wrinkling, otherwise fine and fresh example of this scarcer plate…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50188
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 6d (without hyphen) De La Rue die proof printed in black on white matt card (92x 60mm), produced in 1870 by DLR for display at the 1871 London…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50189
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 6d Mauve pl.9 TE-TF imperforate horizontal corner pair printed on Dr. Perkins blued safety paper, part og, very fine and scarce (SG J77d, £5’600+)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50190
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 9d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card with corner letters and plate numbers void, cut down to stamp size, produced by De La…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50191
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 10d Pale red brown mint hr top right corner marginal block of four with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, showing plate number and “POSTAGE 10d”…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50192
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 1s Green AK pl.7 imperforate IMPRIMATUR top marginal with plate number, mint og, very and very rare, unique in private hands with excellent provenance,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50193
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Die proof with void corners and plate numbers printed in brown on white matt card, 92x60mm, produced by De La Rue for display at the 1867…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50194
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x61mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “Dec 19, 1872”, produced for the proposed…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50195
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Blue pl.1. imperforate with “SPECIMEN” type 6 overprint in mint nh top right corner marginal block of four with marginal inscriptions, minor…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50196
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Brown pl.1 with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint, mint og, couple of faintly toned perfs at foot not noticeable from the front, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50197
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Brown pl.1. mint og, a very fine and fresh example of this very rare adhesive, cert. BPA (2011) (SG £30’000 in 2019)
Estimate: 6’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 50198
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1872-73 6d Chestnut pl.12 ABNORMAL left wing marginal neatly cancelled by a Birmingham “75” duplex, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1992) (SG £3’500…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50199
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 5s Die proof with void corners and plate number printed in pale lilac on matt card (31x 35mm) produced by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris or 1871…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50200
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 5s De La Rue die proof printed in black on white matt card (92x60mm), produced by DLR for the 1871 London International Exhibition, hinge remnants,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50201
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pl.1 with “SPECIMEN” type 6 overprint, mint og, fine and fresh (SG £1’100 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50202
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pl.1 CF mint og, exceptionally deep colour for this issue, very rare so fine, cert. BPA (1984) (SG £9’500)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50203
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue progressive die proof printed in black on glazed card (92x61mm), undated, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50204
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (91x60mm), dated at upper left “May 2, 1878”, very fine and scarce, cert. Holcombe (1995)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50205
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (91x60mm), dated at upper left “May 3, 1878”, fine and scarce
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50206
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in bistre with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr lower marginal example with inscription “POSTAGE”, a few small…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50207
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in brown with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint og lower marginal with part inscription, hinge bend at top, fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50208
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial pl.1 in mauve with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint in mint og top marginal block of four showing part sheet inscription,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50209
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in grey-blue with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint in mint og lower left corner marginal on gummed watermarked paper,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50210
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in violet with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint, mint original gum, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50211
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 10s greenish grey CB, neat London West Central Office cds, a fine and good looking stamp (SG £3’200)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50212
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 10s greenish grey with central Dundee M.O. cds, very fine (SG £3’200 in 2019)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50213
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) with outer frame lines, uncleared corner squares & plate number circle, dated…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50214
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) with uncleared corner squares & plate number circle, dated “Apr 29, 187(8)”,…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50215
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in bistre with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hinge remnants, fine
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP