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

10 lots
Lot 50269
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880-81 1d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING”, dated “Sep 1 1879”, and numbered “3” indicating…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50270
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880-81 2d Colour and cancellation trial, printed in brown on thick orange paper, perf.14, with an experimental London E.C. squared circle trial cancellation…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50271
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14., taken from the “Before and After the Stamp Committee” De La Rue presentation book, large part og, very…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50272
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14., taken from the “Before and After the Stamp Committee” De La Rue presentation book, large part og, very fine…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50273
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 5d Indigo mint nh, very fine and scarce as such (SG £725+)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50274
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed “AFTER STRIKING” and initialled below design “G.F.S.”, with…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50275
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Die II colour trial in mauve on imperforate white watermarked paper, mint part og (large hinge), fine and scarce colour trial from the 1884 Stamp…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50276
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II lower right hand corner marginal control pair showing “O over N”, mint nh, contemporary manuscript in sheet margin “Issued 9th…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50277
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II showing “broken frame at bottom” variety (position R.1/2) in top left corner marginal strip of three, mint nh (hinged lightly in margin…
Estimate: 150 – 240 GBP
Lot 50278
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II showing “frame broken at bottom” variety, mint og, some faint gum toning, very fine (SG Spec. K8j, £950)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP