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

14 lots
Lot 50017
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1935 E. D. Bacon reprint of the 1840 background trial essay printed in rose carmine on white wove paper from the original plate, the original trials by…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50018
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in red-brown on white wove paper, top left corner marginal, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State 3b)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50019
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in red-brown on white wove paper, top marginal, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State 3b)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50020
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper with a distinct ivory head on reverse, in top right corner marginal block of four,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 50021
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper in top right corner marginal single, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50022
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 1d Rainbow Trial, state 3, in dark olive-green on thick laid paper dipped in prussiate of potash in top left corner marginal block of four, most…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 50023
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1865 “Royal reprint” 1d black with watermark inverted pl.66 PH, mint part og, very fine (SG Spec. DP35a, £3’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50024
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1865 “Royal Reprint” 1d carmine pl.66 in imperforate horizontal pair, mint hr, fine to large margins except for small scissor cut at lower right corner,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50025
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1867 1d Paris Exhibition proof pl.103 FH-FI in rose in imperforate horizontal pair printed on thick white card, fine and very scarce, only one sheet…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50026
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1867 1d Paris Exhibition proof pl.103 NK in black on thick white card, good margins, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP38)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50027
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced to apply to postal notices to inform postmasters of the forthcoming issue, very…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 50028
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters in top right corner marginal block of four, printed for distribution to postmasters announcing the new forthcoming…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50029
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial in lower left corner marginal example from the trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced for application to postal…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50030
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1871 1/2d Ormond Hill die proof with void corner letters printed in black on thin white paper (54x49mm), some minor foxing, very rare (SG from £37’000)
Estimate: 6’000 – 9’000 GBP