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

27 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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 50267
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
1880-83 1s Orange brown pl.14 KK-LL mint og top right corner marginal block of four with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, three stamps mint nh, light vertical…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50282
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac on blued paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint og, some faint gum toning, fine (SG £625 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50283
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 5s Rose on blued paper GC “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr (a little album page adherence), fine and fresh (SG £1’600 in 2019)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50298
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1884 Wmk Crowns £1 brown-lilac mint nh top marginal with “CANCELLED” type 14 overprint from the Inland Revenue colour standard sheet, very fine and extremely…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 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 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 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