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

30 lots
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 50332
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1887-1900 Jubilee Issue & 1891 £1 Green
1891 £1 Green pl.2 JC mint nh showing FRAME BREAK VARIETY at foot, very fine and rare, cert. RPS (1974)
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50432
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 7d Henschel half tone essays (small format), group of four essays in red, blue, mauve and green, each with a stamped reference number above design…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50436
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 1/2d Downey head die proof of the accepted die without value printed in deep carmine on proof paper with reversed “2” above design, very fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50459
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 6d reddish-purple with “CANCELLED” overprint (type 24) in mint nh lower marginal block of four, very fine (SG Spec N26v, £1’300+)
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50541
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1958-65 Wilding “Dollis Hill” Phosphor Trial 2d Light red brown on gummed unwatermarked specially prepared handmade paper, with all over yellow phosphor…
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 50547
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1962 National Productivity Year 3d mint with ERROR LIGHT BLUE OMITTED (Queen’s head) in mint nh right hand marginal example showing central sheet marking,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 50556
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1966 British Birds (ordinary paper) 4d with ERROR RED OMITTED (Black Headed Gull’s beak and leg & Robin’s breast) on the vertical pair of a mint nh left…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50557
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1966 British Birds 4d (ordinary paper) with ERROR RED OMITTED (affecting Black Headed Gull & Robin) in mintnh se-tenant right hand marginal block of…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50558
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1966 British Birds 4d (ordinary paper) with ERROR EMERALD OMITTED (affecting Seagull, Blue tit, Robin) in mint nh se-tenant block of four, very fine (SG…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 50567
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1969 British Ships 5d with BLACK OMITTED (ship’s hull, Queen’s head, value and inscription) in mint nh right marginal single, very fine, offered with normal…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50571
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1971 Paintings 9d with ERROR ORANGE OMITTED (Flowers) mint nh, couple of small wrinkles at left, fine and rare, Pierron records only 20 mint examples…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50575
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1971 British Anniversaries 3p with red-orange omitted (Nurse’s cloak), mint nh, very fine, incl. normal for comparison (SG £850 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50576
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1972 British Polar Explorers 7 1/2p Henry Hudson with ERROR GOLD OMITTED (Queen’s head) in mint nh lower right corner traffic block of four, very fine,…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50579
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1972 Christmas 2 1/2p with ERROR DEEP GREY OMITTED (detailing & shadowing), also showing embossing shifted, mint nh, very fine, incl. normal for comparison…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50580
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1973 British Explorers 5p mint nh with ERROR GREY-BLACK OMITTED (Sir Francis Drake’s jacket) & PHOSPHOR OMITTED, very fine and scarce, incl. normal for…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50581
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1973 British Explorers 5p Francis Drake with SEPIA OMITTED (Francis Drakes hair) in mint nh pair with normal, very fine and rare, Pierron records only…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50585
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1976 Telephone Centenary 8 1/2p with ERROR DEEP ROSE OMITTED (vase & picture frame), the top stamp in mint nh vertical strip of nine (folded between…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 50587
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1979 Rowland Hill mini sheet with GOLD OMITTED (Queen’s head), mint nh, very fine, only 36 examples recorded by Pierron (SG £750 in 2019)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50589
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1980 London Landmarks 17 1/2p with SILVER OMITTED error (Queen’s head), very fine and scarce variety, Pierron records only 30 mint examples, incl. normal…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50594
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1985 Europa European Music Year 22p imperforate horizontal pair, mint nh, tiny wrinkle on left stamp, very fine and very rare, Pierron records only 5 mint…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50595
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1988 Christmas 14p ERROR OF VALUE (13p instead of 14p), mint nh, very rare, Pierron only records 10 mint examples (SG £9’750 in 2019)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 50596
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1990 RSPCA 34p with ERROR SILVER OMITTED (Queen’s head and face value) in mint nh corner marginal, very fine, incl. matching normal for comparison (SG…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50599
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1998 Comedians 26p Eric Morcambe with vermilion and black both PRINTED TRIPLE, very fine and very rare variety, cert. BPA (2010) (SG £2’000 in 2019)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50602
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1998 Christmas 30p imperforate horizontal pair, mint nh left marginal, very fine and scarce (SG £850 in 2019)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 50603
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
2003 Extreme Endeavours set of six trials with the face value and inscription in silver rather than gold, the 2nd class stamp also with a different…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50607
Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
2006 44p Oak Tree olive-green & silver mint nh top marginal imperforate horizontal pair, discovered from a part perforated sheet purchased from a Cumbrian…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 50615
Great Britain » Officials
OFFICE OF WORKS: 1902 10d dull purple & carmine O.W. Official, mint nh, very fine and rare especially unmounted, cert. Brandon (2007) and BPA (2019) (SG…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50632
Great Britain » Postage Dues
1914 2d Postage due set of 19 colour trials, mint og, in carmine, claret, magenta, scarlet, red brown, Bartolozzi-brown, fawn, umber, bronze green, blue-green,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 51110
Labuan
1879 16c PLATE PROOF IMPERFORATE SHEET OF 10 in black on thin surfaced card, trivial faults (edge thinning at extreme left, not affecting impressions,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP