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

39 lots
Lot 50199
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 5s Die proof with void corners and plate number printed in pale lilac on matt card (31x 35mm) produced by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris or 1871…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50200
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 5s De La Rue die proof printed in black on white matt card (92x60mm), produced by DLR for the 1871 London International Exhibition, hinge remnants,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 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 50202
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pl.1 CF mint og, exceptionally deep colour for this issue, very rare so fine, cert. BPA (1984) (SG £9’500)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50203
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue progressive die proof printed in black on glazed card (92x61mm), undated, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50204
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (91x60mm), dated at upper left “May 2, 1878”, very fine and scarce, cert. Holcombe (1995)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50205
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (91x60mm), dated at upper left “May 3, 1878”, fine and scarce
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 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 50211
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 10s greenish grey CB, neat London West Central Office cds, a fine and good looking stamp (SG £3’200)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50212
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 10s greenish grey with central Dundee M.O. cds, very fine (SG £3’200 in 2019)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50213
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) with outer frame lines, uncleared corner squares & plate number circle, dated…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50214
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) with uncleared corner squares & plate number circle, dated “Apr 29, 187(8)”,…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 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 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