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1228 lots

Lot 50000

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1839 1d Charles Whiting “Treasury Essay”, embossed oval postage stamp essay in red with” V (Crown) R / POST OFFICE / 1D / HALF OZ” in centre, printed…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400

Lot 50001

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1839 1d “Beaufort House” essay by Charles Whitting, printed using the Congreve method of printing simultaneously in two colours (black and red) by…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 750

Lot 50002

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1847 Embossed essay by Charles Whiting showing the uncrowned Queen’s head within an ornate engine turned oval surround, printed in ochre on thin card…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 500

Lot 50003

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 Mulready proof, state 3 in black on India paper without face value or side panels, very fine and fresh, a very scarce proof without any foxing as…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’200

Lot 50004

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 9) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1 stereo A2, sent from Farnham to Lambeth neatly cancelled by a red MC with a Farnham MY.09.1840 cds on reverse…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 500

Lot 50005

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 13) 1d Mulready lettersheet sent within London, crisp red MC cancel, reverse with crisp MY 13 1840 ds which displays well when the top flap is…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 340

Lot 50006

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Aug 26) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A133, and 1840 (Sep 2) 2d Mulready envelope, unallocated stereo a195, matched pair of Mulreadys sent within…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’100

Lot 50007

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Sep 20) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 5 stereo A244. with internal printed advert for the Atlas Asssurance Company (SG MA103e), sent from London…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 800

Lot 50007A

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Nov 18) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1, stereo A31 “Substituted Stereo”), sent from Gravesend to Vanbrugh Castle, Greenwich, neatly cancelled…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 150

Lot 50008

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Feb 2) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1stereo A4, containing a printed advert for the Atlas Assurance Company (SG MA103i), sent from London to…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50009

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Mar 14) 1d Mulready lettersheet containing a printed advert for the Atlas Asssurance Company (SG MA103b), sent from Horndean to Aberdeen neatly…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 190

Lot 50010

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Apr 30) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A65, from Dudley (Worcestershire) to London cancelled by black MC with boxed “No 1” handstamp adjacent, reverse…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 120

Lot 50011

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Jun 10) 1d Mulready lettersheet, Forme 1 stereo A7, sent from Bruton (Somerset) to Totnes uprated with 1841 1d red pl.1b GA (showing non-coincident…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 2’000

Lot 50012

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1843 (Jul 29) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 3, stereo A54, sent from London to Leeds cancelled by crisp London “4” in MC, with arrival cds below, reverse…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50013

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1858 (Jan 3) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A156, SENT FROM PARIS to Germany, with French Empire 10c bistre and 20c blue, both tied by ms with the 10c also…
Estimate: 3’400 – 5’000 GBP
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Lot 50014

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Jan 18) 2d Mulready envelope, Forme 1, stereo a200, sent from JERSEY to Ilchester cancelled contrary to regulations by a black MC (as recorded…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
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Lot 50015

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (May 8) 2d Mulready envelope, forme 1 stereo a203 with “Webb, L’pool” advertising imprint on backflap (for Waring Webb of Liverpool, SG.MA490d), …
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 550

Lot 50016

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
ca.1840 Fores’s No.1 Comic Envelope preliminary proof by John Leech printed in black on thin white card, although the design is similar to the finished…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’400

Lot 50017

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1935 E. D. Bacon reprint of the 1840 background trial essay printed in rose carmine on white wove paper from the original plate, the original trials by…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 500

Lot 50018

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in red-brown on white wove paper, top left corner marginal, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State 3b)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 900

Lot 50019

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in red-brown on white wove paper, top marginal, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State 3b)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50020

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper with a distinct ivory head on reverse, in top right corner marginal block of four,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
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Lot 50021

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper in top right corner marginal single, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20 State…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 950

Lot 50022

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 1d Rainbow Trial, state 3, in dark olive-green on thick laid paper dipped in prussiate of potash in top left corner marginal block of four, most…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’200

Lot 50023

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1865 “Royal reprint” 1d black with watermark inverted pl.66 PH, mint part og, very fine (SG Spec. DP35a, £3’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 600

Lot 50024

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1865 “Royal Reprint” 1d carmine pl.66 in imperforate horizontal pair, mint hr, fine to large margins except for small scissor cut at lower right corner,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50025

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1867 1d Paris Exhibition proof pl.103 FH-FI in rose in imperforate horizontal pair printed on thick white card, fine and very scarce, only one sheet…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50026

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1867 1d Paris Exhibition proof pl.103 NK in black on thick white card, good margins, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP38)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 480

Lot 50027

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced to apply to postal notices to inform postmasters of the forthcoming issue, very…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
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Lot 50028

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters in top right corner marginal block of four, printed for distribution to postmasters announcing the new forthcoming…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’800

Lot 50029

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial in lower left corner marginal example from the trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced for application to postal…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 550

Lot 50030

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1871 1/2d Ormond Hill die proof with void corner letters printed in black on thin white paper (54x49mm), some minor foxing, very rare (SG from £37’000)
Estimate: 6’000 – 9’000 GBP
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Lot 50031

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 7) Lettersheet from Witham (Essex) to Halesworth with 1840 1d black pl.1a JH (worn plate), good even margins, cancelled by neat red MC, reverse…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’000

Lot 50032

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 8) Entire from Reading to Croydon, written between Quaker friends, with 1840 1d black pl.2 FC, fine to large margins, tied by a neat red MC contrary…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 800

Lot 50033

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 14) Wrapper from Newcastle upon Tyne to Helton with 1840 1d intense black pl.1a FF, fine to good margins, tied by neat red MC with a faint…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 440

Lot 50034

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 19) Lettersheet from Dorchester to London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a QD, close to very large margins, tied by neat brownish-red MC with matching …
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 320

Lot 50035

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 22) Wrapper from Stoubridge (Worcestershire) to Bewdley 1840 1d Grey black pl.1a QF, fine to very good margins, tied by crisp red MC, reverse…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 950

Lot 50036

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 28) Wrapper from London to Ireland with 1840 1d black pl.1a IE cancelled by neat red MC, reverse with clear Lombard Street despatch and Dublin…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 360

Lot 50037

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a DA-DB horizontal pair, showing moderate plate wear, with large to huge margins, neatly cancelled by red MCs, scarce so fine
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 600

Lot 50038

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 Mourning wrapper from Hemel Hempstead (Hertfordshire) to Kettering with 1840 1d black pl.1a EK, fine to large margins, tied by vivid red MC, despatch…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 260

Lot 50039

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a ID/JE used block of four, fine to very good margins, cancelled by red MCs, small split at lower left of ID and minor pressed…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’600

Lot 50040

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jun 8) Entire from Airdrie to Falkirk with 1840 1d Black pl.1a TC, good to very good margins, beautifully tied by a crisp red thin lined Scottish…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400

Lot 50040A

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 6) Entire from Edinburgh to Hamilton with 1840 1d grey black pl.1a TJ, good to huge margins (corner crease at lower left in margin), neatly tied…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 360

Lot 50041

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey-Black pl.1a TL, good to huge margins, cancelled by neat BLACK MC, also showing varieties “without ray flaw” and prominent basal shift, an…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 300

Lot 50042

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b AH with INVERTED WATERMARK, fine to large margins, neatly and unusually cancelled by a small part red MC at the top left, most attractive…
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 420

Lot 50043

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.1b AJ top marginal with full deckled edge selvedge and small part sheet inscription, good margins elsewhere, neatly cancelled by…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’600

Lot 50044

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-brown pl.1b BK, fine to very good margins, cancelled by a crisp Manchester “Fishtail” distinctive MC, very fine (SG Spec. AS6uc, £1’000)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 240

Lot 50045

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b DL with WATERMARK INVERTED, good to huge margins, neatly cancelled by a red MC, scarce so fine
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 420

Lot 50046

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GI mint og, fine to large margins, very fine and rare, cert. Raybaudi (1998)
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 2’000

Lot 50047

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 1) Mourning wrapper from London to Penrith with 1840 1d black pl.1b OJ, good to very large margins (corner crease at O), tied by red MC and “T.P…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 200

Lot 50048

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black 1b QF mint part og, fine to good margins, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1986)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’200

Lot 50049

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 21) Entire from Sturminster Newton (Dorset) to Shaftsbury with 1840 1d grey-black pl.2 GG with good to huge margins tied by a crisp strike of…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 440

Lot 50050

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 1) Lettersheet sent within Ireland from Goresbridge (Kilkenny) to Dublin with 1840 1d grey-black pl.2 HJ, fine to large margins, tied by a neat…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50051

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 KG/MG vertical strip of three, good to huge margins, each stamp neatly cancelled by a crisp red MC, very fine and scarce multiple in…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 800

Lot 50052

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Nov 18) Small envelope from London to Broughton with 1840 1d black pl.2 LG with fine to very large margins (couple of tiny corner creases) tied by…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 140

Lot 50053

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 4) Wrapper (no sideflaps) from Yarmouth to Norwich with 1840 1d black pl.2 MB-MC pair and MD-ME pair with close to large margins (both pairs…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’400 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50054

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 RH with good even margins tied by crisp red MC to small piece, very fine and striking example
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 380

Lot 50055

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 BB, good to very good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 220

Lot 50056

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 FL, fine to very large margins, neatly cancelled by a red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 160

Lot 50057

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 6) Envelope from Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) to Cirencester with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI, good to very large margins, tied by crisp red MC with…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 280

Lot 50058

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 6) Envelope sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.4 AL, close to good margins, tied by crisp red MC with “T.P / Duke Street” hs adjacent,…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400

Lot 50059

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 CI-DJ block of four, fine to very good margins, beautifully cancelled by crisp red MCs, showing prominent burr rubbing between impressions…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 4’800

Lot 50060

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 SH-SI used pair with fine to large margins, neat red MCs, very fine
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 440

Lot 50061

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 TL right marginal with good to large margins elsewhere, beautifully cancelled by a crisp bright red MC, a magnificent example, ex Hassan…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’600

Lot 50062

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Jan) Wrapper from Hinckley to Birmingham with 1840 1d black pl.5 NG, close to very good margins, cancelled by Market Bosworth “HOT CROSS BUN” (aka…
Estimate: 12’500 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50063

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 12) Wrapper from Keswick to Carlisle with 1840 1d black pl.5 NG, good to large margins, tied by crisp black MC, reverse with despatch cds, very…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 420

Lot 50064

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 22) Wrapper from Manchester to Halifax with 1840 1d black pl.5 OK and OJ, with OK very close at bottom right otherwise fine to large margins,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50065

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1842 Entire FROM SWITZERLAND carried privately to the UK and posted in London to Darlington with 1840 1d black pl.5 state 2 (mixed margins), tied by black…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50066

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 AG-AI mint og top marginal strip of four, mounted in margin only fine to good margins and full deckle edge selvedge and sheet inscription…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 30’000

Lot 50067

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 AG with good to large margins, crisp red MC (showing dot in centre), tiny scissor cut in margin at top left, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 190

Lot 50068

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 GC with close to very good margins, unused, very fine, cert. Diena (1990)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’800

Lot 50069

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 MF unused, good to very good margins, very fine, cert. Brandon (2005)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’800

Lot 50070

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 MG mint og, fine to very good margins, very fine and rare mint example, cert. BPA (1980)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’200

Lot 50071

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 1) Wrapper (no sideflaps) from London to Newport Pagnell with 1840 1d black pl.7 FK with fine to large margins tied by neat red MC, “T.P. / Lower…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 200

Lot 50072

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.9 IC with WATERMARK INVERTED, good to large margins, neatly cancelled by a central black MC, very fine (SG AS56e, £4’250)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 900

Lot 50073

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 7) Lettersheet from Carlisle to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.9 PG with good to large margins tied by black MC with despatch cds on reverse,…
Estimate: 160 – 240 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 140

Lot 50074

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red-Brown (from the black plates) pl.9 SJ/TK used block of four, good to very good margins, each stamp neatly cancelled by neat black MCs, very…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’200

Lot 50075

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.10 EE mint part og, some staining and thin spots, rare, cert. Brandon (2005) (SG £26’500)
Estimate: 3’600 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’800

Lot 50076

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Feb 23) Wrapper sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.10 KH, fine to good margins, tied by crisp black MC, reverse with “T.P. / Chief Office”…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400

Lot 50077

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 27) Wrapper from Cambridge to Norwich with 1840 1d Black pl.10 NC, with fine to good margins, tied by neat black MC, reverse with despatch…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 320

Lot 50078

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.10 QG/RH mint og block of four, close to large margins, with the lower two stamps showing the “P” converted to “R” variety, very…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 2’400

Lot 50079

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Mar 6) Wrapper from Birmingham to Solihull with 1840 1d black pl.11 KI, very close to huge margins, tied by black MC, despatch bs, fine, cert. BPA…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’000

Lot 50080

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr) Trial printing (unissued) on Dickinson silk-thread paper, 1d red-brown plate 11 lettered JE and clearly showing double letter ‘J’, fine…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 750

Lot 50081

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
VR OFFICIAL: 1840 1d Black SH showing RE-ENTRY, mint og with good to large margins, very fine and extremely rare as this is the only re-entry recorded…
Estimate: 8’000 – 12’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 8’000

Lot 50082

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black selection of 20 used singles incl. two pl.11 (pictured) with SA cert. A. Brun & RPS (2013), CL with small thin at left margin, the rest mostly…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50083

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a to 10 (one of each plate) group of used, all four margins, most very fine, a nice group
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’400 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50084

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of 8 covers, all 4-margined, incl. Magenta MC from Glasgow on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), Ruby MC on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), pl.3 on cover…
Estimate: 1’500 – 3’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’700

Lot 50085

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of 9 examples, all but one with four margins, some large margins, some nice strikes of the MC, a few with small faults, a nice group
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 700

Lot 50086

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 SJ-SK horizontal strip of three tied to piece by black distinctive Dublin MC, with DJ showing state 2 re-entry, a scarce multiple with…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 650

Lot 50087

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 ND unused with close to good margins, tiny corner crease at lower right, thin, a presentable example of a very scarce stamp
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’200

Lot 50088

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Pale Blue pl.1 OK, good to very good margins, beautifully cancelled by a crisp upright black MC, scarce so fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 460

Lot 50089

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 (Oct 6) Entire from from Edinburgh to Glasgow with 1840 2d bright blue pl.1 RD-RF horizontal strip of three, fine to very large margins, paying…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 3’200

Lot 50090

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1841 (May 17) Large wrapper from Warwick to Henley-in-Arden with 1840 2d AH pl.1 (affected by vert. filing fold), KJ pl.2 and KC pl.2, all four margins,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50091

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.2 AC with “PD” oval cancel, very close at top left otherwise fine to very good margins, a very rare cancellation
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50092

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.2. DD, neatly cancelled by a black Sleaford “716” 1844-type numeral, very fine and attractive late usage, cert. RPS (1980) (SG Spec. DS8xc,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 420

Lot 50092A

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Deep Blue pl.2 TI-TJ used pair, good to large margins, neat black MCs, vert. crease between stamps, very fine
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Read more / Unsold

Lot 50093

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.21 AL imperforate imprimatur from the top right hand corner showing part sheet inscription and plate number “21”, very fine and…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 800

Lot 50094

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.24 AL imperforate imprimatur top right hand corner marginal showing part inscription and plate number, very fine and rare, ex…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 800

Lot 50095

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.34 BG, fine to good margins, tied to a small piece by a very fine strike of the Kilmarnock DISTINCTIVE MC in black, very fine and…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 380

Lot 50096

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.38 IH, fine to huge margins, beautifully tied to a small piece by Kilmarnock DISTINCTIVE MC, a lovely example of this scarce cancellation…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 240
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