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

Lot 50216
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in grey-blue with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint, mint og, very fine (SG £2’700)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50217
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in grey-blue with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr, showing small part sheet inscription, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50218
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 imperforate colour trial in mauve with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint original gum, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50219
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC £1 brown-lilac CG, neat London cds, a little light staining, still a good looking stamp (SG £4’500)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50220
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC £1 brown-lilac pl.1 with superb Glasgow cds, repaired top right corner perf, a highly attractive example (SG £4’500 in 2019)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50221
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9, mint og, very fine and fresh (SG £5’250)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50222
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose on blued paper, unused, pressed creases and some faint toning, presentable example of a very rare stamp (SG £35’000)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50223
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 AC on blued paper with crisp Brighouse FE.20.1884 cds, pressed horizontal crease, still a great looking stamp (SG £4000)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50224
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with crisp and central Liverpool Exchange 24 MR 84 cds, pressed vertical creases, very fine appearance,…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50225
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 10s grey-green AA-AB on blued paper, used pair both with neat Argyll Street / Glasgow cds, very fine and rare multiple, cert. BPA (2003)…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 50226
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 10s grey-green pl.1 DA on blued paper neatly cancelled by a Aberystwith cds for OC.16.1883, slightest hint of a horizontal wrinkle…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50227
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor £1 brown-lilac DA on blued paper, very neat partial cds at the top left corner, pressed vertical crease, very fine appearance (SG £7’500)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50228
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange pl.1 CE on blued paper “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr, usual gum crazing, fine and scarce (SG £3’000 in 2019)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50229
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper, 1883-84 2s6d, 5s & 10s on white paper and 1884 wmk Crowns £1 brown-lilac with “CANCELLED” type 14 overprints, each stamp…
Estimate: 8’000 – 12’000 GBP
Lot 50230
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper with “SPECIMEN” type 11 overprint, mint lh left marginal, very fine and fresh (SG from £4’500)
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50231
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper with “SPECIMEN” type 11 overprint, mint lh, signed Köhler, very fine (SG from £4’500)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50232
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper mint nh lower marginal (mounted in margin), light vertical gum crease and at top left corner, fine and fresh, a rare stamp…
Estimate: 7’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 50233
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor £5 orange DL mint large part og, minor gum wrinkles, fine and rare (SG £12’500)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50234
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper, wmk Anchor, with crisp West Hartlepool cds, slight thin between A and G of POSTAGE, pen mark on revers and trace of a…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50235
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange BA on white paper neatly cancelled by a crisp Edinburgh cds for FE.13.1896, small amount of creasing on the perfs at the lower left,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50236
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper CK with central Belfast cds, very fine (SG £3’500)
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50237
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange pl.1 DK on white paper with central Aldershot AP.2.1902 cds, tiny abrasion between “N” and “D”, fine (SG £3’500 in 2019)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50238
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 Wmk Orbs 2 1/2d pl.15 colour trial in pale blue, mint hr, some minor gum wrinkles, fine and very scarce (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50239
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 Wmk Orbs 2 1/2d rosy mauve pl.15 imperforate imprimatur, mint og, some minor gum bends, fine and rare, one of only 22 possible examples, many…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50240
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 2 1/2d Blue pl.18 PH imperforate imprimatur, mint og, small thin, very scarce, one of only 24 possible examples, many of which are in institutionalised…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50241
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 2 1/2d Blue pl.20 JC mint og, very fine and scarce as such (SG £575)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50242
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d De La Rue die proof, printed in black on white glazed card with void corner squares, mounted on non-contemporary thin card and annotated…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50243
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d Rose pl.14 TB imperforate imprimatur mint large part og lower marginal with plate number, very fine, the unique plate number marginal in private…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50244
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d Pale Rose pl.11 mint nh block of four, corner perf. crease at top left otherwise very fine and fresh (SG £2’600)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50245
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 6d Grey pl.13 IG/JH mint nh lower marginal block of four showing part marginal inscription, a superb multiple
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50246
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 6d Grey pl.14 AK imperforate imprimatur mint large part og upper marginal with plate number, very fine, the unique plate number marginal in private…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50247
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 6d Grey pl.17 imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and rare, only 22 examples removed from the registration sheet, many of which are in institutionalised…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50248
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 1s Green pl.8 AJ imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, very fine and very scarce, one of only 22 possible examples, many of which are in institutional…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50249
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 1s Green pl.8 mint nh top marginal strip of four with marginal inscription “POSTAGE ONE SHILLING”, lightly mounted in margin only, a very fineand…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50250
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 1s Orange-Brown pl.13 with watermark Spray inverted, top marginal example showing part of marginal inscription, cancelled by a Panama “C35” …
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50251
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (90x61mm), very fine
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50252
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d pl.15 colour trial in turquoise-blue in mint og lower left corner marginal block of eight lettered showing part sheet inscription, usual gum…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50253
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Vermilion pl.15 AK/BL mint og corner marginal block of four with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, top two stamps mint nh, a very attractive and…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50254
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Sage Green pl.15 imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, couple of small wrinkles, fine and rare, one of only 21 possible examples many of which are…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50255
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Sage-Green pl.15. mint og lower left hand corner marginal horizontal strip of three lettered showing plate number 15 and part red crowned “POSTAGE…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50256
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Sage-Green pl.15 LA, mint og, tiny black speck below chin otherwise very fine and fresh (SG £1’400)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50257
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d Imperforate colour trial pl.1 in orange with “SPECIMEN” type 11 overprint, mint og, very fine
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 50258
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d Orange pl.1 JB mint nh, very fine and scarce as such (SG £1’850 for mint og in 2019)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50259
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d Orange pl.1KD mint nh top marginal example showing part sheet inscription “4 Shillings/per Row of 6”, very fine and fresh, hinged in the margin…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50260
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d Orange pl.1FJ mint large part og, very fine (SG £1’850)
Estimate: 260 – 340 GBP
Lot 50261
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 3d on 3d Lilac pl.21 imperforate imprimatur, mint part og (large hinge remainder), very fine and scarce, one of only 24 possible examples, many…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50262
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 4d Grey brown pl.18 imperforate imprimatur, mint large hr with some minor bends and a small gum thin at top, rare, one of only 25 possible examples,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50263
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 4d Grey-Brown pl.18 AB-BC mint og block of four, very fine and scarce multiple (SG £2’600)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50264
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 6d on 6d Lilac pl.18 HK imperforate imprimatur, mint og, pencil “2” on reverse, very fine and very scarce, one of only 25 possible examples, many…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50265
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 6d on 6d Lilac NI/OJ mint nh block of four, with OI showing “second state, left dot only” variety, a superb multiple
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP