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

109 lots
Lot 50425
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 Downey head die proof, stage 2a, partially cleared around head, printed in red on glazed card (10.7×16.7cm), very fine (SG from £2’250)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50426
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 2 1/2d Henschel colour essay in blue on white unwatermarked paper, endorsed in manuscript “W/6 Blue”, tiny thin at top, attractive and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50427
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 3d Hentschel colour essay in purple-brown on yellow wove paper (42x58mm) with handstruck “W/66” above design, light wrinkle below, fine and scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50428
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 7d & 1s Hentschel colour essays in bright sage green (Stamping department ink No.19) on blue unwatermarked paper, mounted on thin card, endorsed…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50429
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 10d Hentschel colour essay in black on pale mauve unwatermarked paper affixed to thin white card, endorsed “W/98” and “V.W. Mauve”, very fine,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50430
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 10d Hentschel colour essay in black on greyish paper affixed to thin card (34x35mm) with manuscript “W/98” above design and “V.W. Pure Gummed…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50431
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 1s Hentschel colour essay in vermilion on white wove paper (57x48mm) with handstamp “SP/23” above design and manuscript “Vermilion C” below, a…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50432
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 7d Henschel half tone essays (small format), group of four essays in red, blue, mauve and green, each with a stamped reference number above design…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50433
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in green on thick white paper, using die II head…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50434
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in rose-red on thick white paper, using the die…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50435
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 5d Engravers Sketch Die for unissued value, die 2 head, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in pale blue on gummed, Crown watermark…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50436
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 1/2d Downey head die proof of the accepted die without value printed in deep carmine on proof paper with reversed “2” above design, very fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50437
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Colour trial in magenta-rose, die 2 perf.14.8×14, mint hr, very fine, cert. Brandon (1994)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50438
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Colour trial in brownish carmine, perf.14.8×14, mint lh, very fine, cert.RPS (1988)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50439
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Wmk Crown 1d bright scarlet mint nh left marginal block of eighteen with two stamps showing variety “No Cross on Crown” and three stamps showing…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50440
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Analine Scarlet, wmk Crown die II, in mint og (faint hinge traces) vert. coil strip of four showing coil join between top two stamps and with the…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50441
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Royal Cypher 1d scarlet mint og imperforate “B12” control block of six, very fine, a very rare and collectible positional multiple
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50442
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Medal head die proof of the small head (11.5mm) with uncleared surround as used for the 5d-1s values with background partially shaded, printed…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50443
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Medal head die proof of the small head (11.5mm) as used for the 5d-1s values, early stage example with only a small part of the background shaded…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50444
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1/2d Green with “SPECIMEN” type 26 in mint corner marginal “B.13” control strip of three, hinged on one stamp and in the margin, very fine and…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50445
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 Medal head master die proof, stage 3, printed in rose pink on glazed proof paper (131x105mm), very fine and extremely rare (SG from £5’750)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50446
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 1d Large medal head die proof (stage 4b) printed in black on white proof paper (12.2x18cm) as used on the 1d & 2 1/2d values, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
Lot 50447
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1d Bright Scarlet on “Oswald Marsh” plain first day cover, tied by Norwood OC.8.1912 double circle ds, very fine and scarce FDC
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50448
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1d Bright scarlet control C12 tied to a plain “Marsh” first day cover by a crisp Norwood S.E. cds for OC.08.1912, most attractive and scarce…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50449
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1d Deep Scarlet (varnish ink), mint nh, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1922) (SG Spec N16(4)g), £3’000 for mounted mint)
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50450
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 2d Unadopted essay in black on thin soft card (62x75mm), stamp size, showing an unadopted frame design, extremely attractive and rare
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50451
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 2 1/2d blue overprinted “CANCELLED” type 24 in mint og lower marginal imperforate control “J 17” block of forty eight, comprising of two horizontal…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50452
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 2 1/2d dull prussian blue mint lh lower marginal example, very fine, a difficult shade, cert. RPS (1980) (SG £1’200 in 2019)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50453
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Trial of Eve’s wreath design die proof in black on white glazed card, slight thin at top, fine and scarce (See SG Spec. Vol.2 fig 28)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50454
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Trial of Eve’s Wreath design colour essay in purple on gummed, unwatermarked imperforate paper, mint og with hinge remnant, very fine, produced…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50455
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath design colour essay in grey-green on imperforate white unwatermarked ungummed paper, produced by Miller & Motley using their Printex…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50456
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath Design bromide (22.8mm) mounted on thin card with extended side shading and ornament within left hand ribbon above “R” of “FOUR”…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50457
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Die proof in black on white glazed card (33x38mm) with uncleared surround, very fine and rare
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50458
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 6d Die Proof in black on white glazed card affixed to a large annotated piece overprinted “CANCELLED” (19.5×2.5mm) in red, endorsed 11.N / From…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50459
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 6d reddish-purple with “CANCELLED” overprint (type 24) in mint nh lower marginal block of four, very fine (SG Spec N26v, £1’300+)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50460
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 7d Trial of Eve’s wreath design (22mm, small coinage head) in tyrian red on white glazed card with background of solid colour behind head, very…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50461
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 7d Olive with no watermark variety, mint nh right hand marginal example, very fine (SG Spec. N27(1)a, £750)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50462
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 8d Trial of Eve’s pillar design (22mm, medal head) set of four imperforate essays printed in black on white glazed card showing the four different…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50463
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 8d Trials of Eve’s Pillar Design imperf. block of four printed in black on white glazed card affixed to beige card with annotation “Fine line surround…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50464
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 8d Eve’s Pillar Design essay in bistre on imperforate gummed Royal Cypher watermarked paper with “ESSAY” overprint in black, part og, very fine (See…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50465
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 8d Eve’s Pillar Design essay in magenta on imperforate example printed in magenta on gummed Royal Cypher watermarked paper, mint part og (hinge…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50466
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 8d Pair of large master bromides, the first dated “30.12.12”, 96x129mm, with highlights added to the King’s portrait and modified letters of “POSTAGE”…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Lot 50467
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1s Deep bronze-brown mint nh, very fine example of this scarce shade, cert. RPS (1981) (SG Spec. N32(10), £1’200 for mint nh)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50468
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Wmk Multi Cypher 1/2d Bright green mint og block of four, very fine and scarce multiple (SG Spec. N15b, £2’000)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50469
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Wmk Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d bright green & 1d dull scarlet both in mint nh right marginal blocks of four, very fine and scarce poistional multiples…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50470
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorse master die proof, stage 6, reprinted example in 1973 by Bradbury Wilkinson in greenish blue on laid paper, extremely rare, one of…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50471
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow 2s6d Seahorse imperforate colour trial in grey-blue on thin ungummed “JAS WRIGLEY LD-219” watermarked paper, right marginal, very fine…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50472
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow 2s6d Seahorse imperforate colour trial in black on thin ungummed “JAS WRIGLEY LD-219” watermarked paper, right marginal, very fine and…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50473
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow 2s6d Seahorse perforated colour trial in Indigo on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and very rare (SG from £12’500)
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 50474
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
WITHDRAWN
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP