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

174 lots
Lot 50316
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 1/2d Vermilion with “PEARS’ SOAP” advertising underprint in orange in marginal block of four, gum unmounted, lightly hinged on the face of two stamps,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50317
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 1/2d vermilion imperforate bottom marginal example, some minor gum wrinkling, a fine and rare variety, ex Weiss and Bury, cert. BPA (1984)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50318
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 1 1/2d dull purple & pale green imperforate imprimatur, mint og, tiny natural speck on base of neck, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50319
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2d with head plate in green and duty plate in deep brown, mint og, slightly trimmed perfs at foot, fine and scarce, produced in 1899 by De…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50320
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2d colour trial with head plate in green and duty plate in orange, mint og, a couple of gum wrinkles and a bent perf. at top right corner,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50321
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2d colour trial with the head plate printed in purple and the duty plate in pale-brown, printed on gummed unwatermarked paper, mint large…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50322
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2 1/2d purple on blue with “CANCELLED” type 14 overprint, mint og, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. K31t, £1’250)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50323
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2 1/2d purple on blue imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and scarce, only 46 examples have been removed from the two imprimatur…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50323A
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 2 1/2d imperforate imprimatur from plate 3, mint hr, pencil “3” and “1886” on reverse, fine and scarce, only 46 possible examples in private…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50324
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 3d purple on yellow with “CANCELLED” type 14 overprint, mint lh, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50325
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 4d green & deep brown with watermark inverted, mint nh top marginal example of this difficult watermark variety.
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50326
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1892 Jubilee 4 1/2d De La Rue die proof of the head plate in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “25 MAY 92”,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50327
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1892 4 1/2d Colour trial in the issued colours with the head plate in grey-green and the duty plate in carmine with “SPECIMEN” type 13 overprint, on…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50328
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 5d dull purple & blue DIE 1 mint nh top marginal example (mounted in margin), two faintly toned perfs on gum side, very fine with fresh colours…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50329
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 1s dull green imperforate imprimatur mint hr left marginal from plate 4 (pencil number on reverse), very fine and scarce as only 23 examples…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50330
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1887 Jubilee 1s dull green mint nh block of four, very fine and fresh
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50331
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1890 1d “Postage Stamp Jubilee” handpainted essay for the proposed and subsequently abandoned issue, painted in lilac with details of the design highlighted…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50332
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green pl.2 JC mint nh showing FRAME BREAK VARIETY at foot, very fine and rare, cert. RPS (1974)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50333
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green PD imperforate with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr, very fine and scarce, cert. BPA (2005) (SG Spec. K17s, £6’500)
Estimate: 3’000 – 3’600 GBP
Lot 50334
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green IA with “SPECIMEN” type 15 overprint, mint lh, faint vertical crease at far right, fine and fresh appearance, a very scarce Specimen overprint…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50335
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green TB mint nh, very fine and scarce (SG £5’000 for mnh in 2019)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50336
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green MD mint lh right marginal, couple of faint bends mentioned for accuracy, very fine and fresh (SG £3’500)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50337
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1900 Jubilee 1/2d colour trial in blue-green (issued colour) on unwatermarked paper, mint og, very fine (SG from £2’750)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50338
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1900 Jubilee 1s green & carmine with INVERTED WATERMARK, mint hr, fine and scarce (SG £1’900 in 2019)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP