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

27 lots
Lot 50384
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1901 3d Composite “paste-up” essay of the Victorian Jubilee 3d with a lithographed quarter portrait of King Edward VII mounted inserted, affixed to small…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50385
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1901 5d Composite “paste-up” essay of the Victorian Jubilee 5d with a lithographed three-quarter portrait of King Edward VII mounted inserted, affixed…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50386
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1903 1d “Canada Head” essay (die 2) in pale orange on thick proof card, 60x92mm, very fine and scarce (SG from £2’800)
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 50387
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902 De La Rue die proof of the small format head with solid background within a circular frame, in black on white glazed card (92x61mm), endorsed…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50388
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 1/2d to £1 with SPECIMEN overprints (17 values) affixed to Inland Revenue presentation album page with embossed logo at top, showing different…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50389
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1906 1d Colour trial in blue-geranium from a specially prepared plate of 20 electros for a suggested change of colour, mint faint hinge trace, very fine…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50390
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902 1d De La Rue die proof on striking book piece (55x104mm) , endorsed with numerous dates and number of leads, a spectacular exhibition item, ex…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50391
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1906 1d Imperforate colour trial in cerise on gummed, Crown watermarked paper, mint og left marginal, made from a special plate of 20 electros for a suggested…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50392
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 2 1/2d Colour trial perf.14 in deep blue on wmk Crown paper, mint og left marginal, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1989) (SG from £1’800)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50393
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 4d Brown-Orange on ordinary paper in mint nh top right hand corner marginal block of four, a very fine and scarce multiple in this shade, cert….
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50394
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902 6d Grey-Black mint og colour trial on unwatermarked chalky paper selvedge of the 1/2d Colonial issue, perforated at foot with green marginal rule,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50395
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 6d slate purple (O) mint nh corner marginal block of thirty, a very fine and impressive multiple
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50396
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 5s De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card, initialled “H. W.” and dated “25 11/01” in manuscript, slightly warped at top corners due to heavy…
Estimate: 600 – 900 GBP
Lot 50397
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (92x60mm) endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated. “22 NOV. 01”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 600 – 900 GBP
Lot 50398
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 10s ultramarine with “SPECIMEN” type 16 overprint, mint og with hinge remnants, fine (SG £500 in 2019, Spec. M53(1)s)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50399
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 10s ultramarine mint nh top marginal (mounted in margin), very fine (SG £2’000 for mint nh in 2019)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50400
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 10s ultramarine mint nh, light horizontal gum crease at top otherwise very fine and scarce shade (SG £2’000 for mint nh in 2019)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50401
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 10s ultramarine mint nh, foreign matter spot by chin, top left corner perf. crease (SG £2’000)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50402
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 10s Deep Ultramarine mint nh top marginal, very fine example of this scarcer shade (SG Spec. M53(2), £2’000)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50403
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue £1 green with “SPECIMEN” type 16 overprint, mint hr, some offset on the gum from another stamp, odd small wrinkle, fine appearance (SG…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 50404
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 £1 Dull Blue Green with “SPECIMEN” type 16 overprint, mint og, repaired pulled perf. at top right, fine appearance (SG £1’400 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50405
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 £1 Dull Blue Green mint nh, very fine (SG £3’000 in 2019)
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 50406
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1902-10 De La Rue 2s6d, 5s, 10s and £1 mint og, slightly yellowish gum, off gum wrinkles, the 10s and £1 with lower margin, fine to very fine (SG £3’725)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50407
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1910 2d “Tyrian Plum” colour trial in grey-brown on gummed Crown watermarked paper, an exceptional colour trial of this famous stamp that was withdrawn…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 GBP
Lot 50408
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1903 Postcard sent locally in Altrincham with 1/2d tied by crisp oval “POSTED IN ADVANCE / A.D.J. / 1903 / FOR DELIVERY ON XMAS DAY” cachet, very fine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50409
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1903 & 1906, Pair of covers incl. 1906 1d+2d registered envelope sent Insured for £47 from Cannon St. to Germany uprated with 1s and 2 1/2d, and 1903 envelope…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 50410
Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
1906 Unfranked postcard to Lausanne/Switzerland, taxed upon arrival with Swiss postage due 1897 20c, then cancelled and card was redirected to France where…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP