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

24 lots
Lot 50279
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (93x61mm) endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “11 APR. 83”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50280
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card, endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “11 APR 83”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50281
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac on blued paper pl.1 imperforate imprimatur, good to very large margins, mint og, “2” in pencil on reverse, very fine and rare with only…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 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 50284
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (93x61mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “19 JUN 83”, hinge remnants, fine and…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50285
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “19 JUN 83” twice, fine and scarce
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50286
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine AF on blued paper imperf. IMPRIMATUR, mint hr, fine and scarce
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50287
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac DE mint nh, well centred, faint vert. gum bends, fine and fresh (SG £600 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50288
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac CG mint lh, light vertical gum wrinkle, very fine (SG £600)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 50289
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 5s Rose on white paper mint nh, one tiny tone spot on the gum, very fine (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50290
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Cobalt on white paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr, a couple of lightly toned perfs, fine (SG £3’400)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50291
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1884 10s Ultramarine mint nh lower left corner marginal block of six, some light gum wrinkling as to be expected nevertheless an outstanding multiple of…
Estimate: 3’400 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 50292
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine CH mint nh, faint vertical gum bend at lower left, fine (SG £2’250 for mh)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50293
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine KB mint og, a couple of minor gum wrinkles, fine (SG £2’250)
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 50294
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine CF mint og, gum bend, fine and fresh, ex “Verus” (SG £2’250 in 2019)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 50295
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine IF-IG horizontal pair neatly cancelled by Wilmslow FE.21.1891cds, two red ink specks by top of “G” square otherwise very fine,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50296
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Pale Ultramarine mint large part og, well centred, some small minor wrinkles, fine (SG £2’500 in 2019)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50297
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883 £1 De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (91x60mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “15 AUG 83”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 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 50299
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1884 Wmk Crowns £1 Brown-Lilac OB neatly cancelled by a Southampton JA.30.1891 cds, trace of a diagonal bend and minor discolouration to reverse, a visually…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50300
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1884 Wmk Crowns £1 brown-lilac TA printed from plate 3 without frame break variety, neatly cancelled by a Newcastle on Tyne cds, top left corner perf….
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50301
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1888 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac with London West Central Office cds and GPO hs, very fine (SG £4’500 in 2019)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50302
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1888 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac JD with neat Throgmorton Avenue registered oval ds, fine (SG £4’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP