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1151 lots
Lot 80000
Great Britain » Postal History » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1750 Wrapper with a reasonable strike of the rare Perth “Lamb” hs on reverse, sent to Edinburgh with ms “2” rate, toned otherwise fine
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 80001
Great Britain » Postal History » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1838 (Mar 13) Wrapper from Rio de Janeiro to London via Isle of Wight with Cowes transit and “Received and forwarded / Your Obedient Servant / R. R. Hunter…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80002
Great Britain » Postal History » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1855 (Oct 1) Embossed envelope with postage paid in cash for sending to Württemburg, Germany, with “PAID” Maltese cross ds, ms “8” and Aachen transit,…
Estimate: 150 – 180 GBP
Lot 80003
Great Britain » Postal History » Pre-Adhesive & Stampless
1860 envelope unpaid Transatlantic Mail sent from Windermere with fine strike of the “976” Duplex dated OC 22 1860 sent to Cincinnati USA with a Kewisk…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80004
Great Britain » Postal History » Maritime
1905 Norwegian picture postcard franked 10 ore tied by TYNE DOCK SOUTH SHIELDS cds (Sp 25), violet s/l PAQUEBOT and 3 line SHIP LETTER/TYNE DOCK/SOUTH…
Estimate: 100 GBP
Lot 80005
Great Britain » Postal History » Crash and Wreck Mail
1917 Lone Star Film Corporation envelope sent from Los Angeles Feb 21 1917, to London with “Damaged By Immersion in Sea Water”, salvaged from the ‘SS Norwegian’…
Estimate: 60 – 100 GBP
Lot 80006
Great Britain » Postal History » Crash and Wreck Mail
1954 Envelope sent from Plymouth, Devon to USA with very fine strike of the “SALVAGED MAIL / AIRCRAFT CRASH / PRESTWICK 25-12-54” cachet in purple enclosed…
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 80007
Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting Embossed Essay using the Congreve process, heavily embossed on thick card, 150x185mm, showing the head of Lord Noel Byron in the centre…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 80008
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 6) Mulready lettersheet used on the FIRST DAY, stereo A27, from London to Westerham, Kent, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the red Maltese…
Estimate: 6’000 – 7’000 GBP
Lot 80009
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 8) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A22, to Bristol on THIRD DAY OF USE, cancelled by a BROWN Maltese cross with the reverse showing “Kensington…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 80010
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1844 (Mar 8) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 1 stereo A15, cancelled by a neat London “7” in MC, sent to Northampton, with London despatch and arrival cds,…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 80011
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
“Fores’s Comic Envelopes n°1” Mulready caricature Deraedemaker reprint sent registered from Brussels to Paris with Belgium 50c and 25c Leopold franking,…
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 80012
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Spooner “Letter Writing” Mulready caricature, unused, possibly an essay(?) as it shows no printer’s imprint at foot and reverse has “No. 2 REJECTED DESIGNS…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80013
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
Southgate “Pick-Pocket” Mulready caricature, unused, possibly an essay(?) as it shows no printer’s imprint at foot and reverse has “No. 3 REJECTED DESIGNS…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80014
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1890 FORES’S No 4 “HUNTING” envelope by Deraedemaeker on pale blue paper unused, fine
Estimate: 30 – 40 GBP
Lot 80015
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1840 Victoria & Albert illustrated envelope printed in gold ink, sent from Edinburgh to Lockerbie (Scotland), red “Paid at Edinburgh” SP.29.1840 cds with…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 80016
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1880 Gladstone “Above The Law” Illustrated Caricature envelope number 6 in the set, unused, some toning which is often the case with this series
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80017
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1880 Printed “Passing Carriages” Illustrated envelope unused, rare, in fine condition, slight wrinkle to north east corner
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80018
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1908 Junior Philatelic Society Ocean Penny Postage illustrated printed envelope published by The Junior Philatelic Society, a fine unused example
Estimate: 30 – 50 GBP
Lot 80019
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1843 The World’s first commercially produced Christmas card, commissioned by the Postal Reformer Sir Henry Cole, illustrated by John Callott Horsley and…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 80020
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1890 The Uniform Penny Postage Jubilee Elliot imitation caricature envelope and insert, unused, fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80021
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1938 London Esperanto Congress, pair of envelopes with one sent registered to Kingston-on-Thames franked with KGVI 1/2d, 1d (2) and a 2d tied by the special…
Estimate: 40 – 60 GBP
Lot 80022
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial State 2 (c) in deep red-brown on thin wove paper with a trace of original gum, showing the usual “dragged” print at left; fine and…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 80023
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow Trial (State 2c) printed in deep red brown on thin white wove paper, very fine (SG Spec DP20 State 2c, from £4’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 80024
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 1d Red brown pl.11 KJ on experimental Dickinson silk thread Paper, large margins all round, a very fresh example of this rare experimental paper clearly…
Estimate: 2’400 – 2’800 GBP
Lot 80025
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 1d Red pl.11 PA trial on Dickinson silk thread paper, deeply blued and not showing the silk thread as is is fro the first column, ungummed, horizontal…
Estimate: 1’500 – 1’800 GBP
Lot 80026
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters but with letters HK added in blue manuscript (of unknown status), good to large margins, very fine, ex Lady Mairi…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 80027
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters, lower marginal from the trial sheet of twelve, produced for application to postal notices informing Postmasters…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 80028
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1871 Ormond Hill 2d die proof in orange on thin white paper mounted on card, 59x59mm, with un-inked reversed title “NEW DIE” and figure “1” above the design,…
Estimate: 15’000 – 18’000 GBP
Lot 80029
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (May 11) 1d Black pl.1a JA (blind “A”), fine to large margins, tied to piece by a superb well defined Maltese cross in an almost ruby shade, with…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 80030
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a JB worn impression with large margins all around, neatly tied to small piece by perfectly struck red Maltese cross and showing matching…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 80031
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl. 1a KA, worn impression with fine to very large margins, showing a fine large part strike of the red Maltese cross, very fresh
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 80032
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a OD, worn impression with large balanced margins all around, neatly cancelled by a virtually complete strike of the red Maltese cross;…
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 80033
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a QC, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a perfectly struck virtually complete and upright red Maltese cross, an exceptional…
Estimate: 700 – 800 GBP
Lot 80034
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b AL marginal example from the upper right of the sheet, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the Maltese cross, repair at lower right…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80035
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl. 1b BC with huge even margins all around, neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the red Maltese cross, a superb and very fresh example,…
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 80036
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b CG, good to very good margins, placed sideways at lower left (contrary to regulations) on 1840 (Aug 26) entire sent locally from Ryde…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 80037
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b FJ with INVERTED WATERMARK, fine to good margins, neat red MC, very fine and attractive example of this scarce watermark variety (SG…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 80038
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b IA with fine to good margins, neat red MC, small corner crease at top left otherwise fine
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 80039
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b EI with margins cut abnormally in the appearance of a roulette, before being affixed to wrapper (no sideflaps) to Newcastle, neatly…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 80040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Iconic Penny Black Cover to a Foreign Destination1840 (Aug 27) Wrapper from Limerick, Ireland, to HAMBURG with two 1840 1d black blocks of four paying…
Estimate: 100’000 – 120’000 GBP
Lot 80041
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b PC, worn impression with large balanced margins all around, lightly struck by a large part strike of the red Maltese cross, fine and…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80042
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl. 1b QE, large balanced margins all round and neatly cancelled by a superb and virtually complete strike of the red Maltese cross; very…
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 80043
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 BK, large margins all round, used in Ireland on (6 Aug 1840) tied to blue entire by an orange red Maltese cross, an attractive Irish…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 80044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 HC-HF horizontal strip of four, fine to very good margins, neatly cancelled by red MCs, light diagonal bend at top of HE mentioned on…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 80045
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 KK on front with backflap, originally sent 1840 (Jun 10) stampless from France to England, then redirected to Castle Douglas, Scotland,…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 80046
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 OH, large to enormous margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot, neatly cancelled by a fine and virtually complete and…
Estimate: 600 – 700 GBP
Lot 80047
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 PF, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a virtually complete strike of the red Maltese cross, unobtrusive corner crease,…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80048
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Intense Black pl.2 TA-TB pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, large to enormous margins showing part of the sheet margin at left and at…
Estimate: 1’500 – 1’800 GBP
Lot 80049
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 DD with large balanced margins all around, neatly tied to small piece by a clean and complete upright strike of the red Maltese cross…
Estimate: 800 – 900 GBP
Lot 80050
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 IL with good to huge margins, light and neat red MC, faint vertical crease, very fine appearance
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80051
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 IL with good even margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 80052
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 MI (horiz. guide line in upper squares), three margins, tied to by a beautiful red Maltese cross to 1840 (Sep 27) entire from Beverley…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 80053
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jun 2) Entire from London to Surrey with 1840 1d black pl.3 SG, just touching to very large margins neatly cancelled by two superb strikes of the…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80054
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 AK-AL marginal inscription pair from the top of the sheet showing part inscription “reful not to remove the cement” each neatly cancelled…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 80055
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 BE, large to enormous margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, neatly cancelled by a perfectly struck complete, red…
Estimate: 700 – 800 GBP
Lot 80056
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 GL with close to huge margins, light red MC, very fine, signed Knopke
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 80057
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 IA with large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a fine large part strike of the black Maltese cross almost leaving a clear profile;…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80058
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 KE, good to large balanced margins all around, neatly cancelled by virtually perfect and very vivid strike of the distinctive Greenock…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 80059
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 BJ unused pair with good even margins, very fine and fresh, a very rare multiple, ex Lady Mairi Bury (SG Spec. £55’000)
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 80060
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
WITHDRAWN: 1840 1d Black pl.5 CH with fine to large margins, neatly cancelled by a full deep MAROON MC, stunning colour, very fine, cert. Brandon (2005)
Estimate: 0 GBP
Lot 80061
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 NA, an enormous example torn from the sheet and showing portions of three adjoining stamps, placed at upper left (contrary to regulations)…
Estimate: 6’500 – 7’000 GBP
Lot 80062
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 NG, fine to very good margins, on 1841 (Nov 10) entire letter to Marylebone, subsequently re-addressed to Fitzroy square when it was…
Estimate: 10’000 – 12’000 GBP
Lot 80063
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
WITHDRAWN1840 (Aug 20) Entire sent locally in London, datelined “British Museum”, with 1840 1d black pl.5 PI, with close to large margins, tied by a bright…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 80064
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 RA (with horizontal guide line through value and “A” square) placed sideways contrary to regulations on 1840 (Nov 7) entire from London…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 80065
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 DF, a superb four margined example with a complete and virtually upright strike of the red Maltese Cross, very rare in this quality
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 80066
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 TH with good even margins, light red MC, very fine
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 80067
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 TK with close to very good margins, neatly cancelled by a bold strike of the Plymouth distinctive MC in black, very fine and very scarce,…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 80068
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.7 AH cancelled by part strike of the rare “DEAL SHIP LETTER” cancel (attached to mock-up to show the full cancel), exceedingly rare being…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 80069
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.7 HA showing dramatic vertical pre-printing paper fold, cancelled by red MC before being unfolded, vert. scissor cut at lower left, most…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 80070
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.8 PJ/QK block of four, close to very good margins, neat red MCs, very fine and attractive, a rare multiple, cert. Brandon (2003) (SG Spec….
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 80071
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red from black pl. 8 RH, state I with faint ‘O’ flaw and north east flaw,four margins, tied to an entire by a fine black Maltese Cross sent from…
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 80072
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.9 RI with fine to very good margins, crisp black MC, with matching 1d red BG with black MC, very fine pair
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 80073
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red from black pl.10 AK/BL unused top right corner marginal plate block with full selvedge and good to large margins elsewhere, showing inscription…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 80074
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.10 BG with fine margins, crisp black MC, small filled thin, with matching 1d red BG just cut into at lower right corner with filled thin
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 80075
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.10, FK, GL, GL, KC and MI, all with good to large margins all round and cancelled by red Maltese Crosses which are scarce on this plate,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 80076
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red pl.10 (from black plate) GK, close to good margins, cancelled by an upright and central strike of the distinctive Manchester “Fishtail” MC,…
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 80077
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.11 PC unused with close to good margins, fine and very rare, ex Harold Fisher and Lady Mairi Bury (SG £22’000)
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 80078
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 on bleute paper, KG, with large margins all round cancelled by a London “tombstone” cancel in red, an exceedingly rare usage, cert….
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 80079
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 “VR” Official, DI, large part original gum, close to enormous margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at foot part gum toned though not affecting…
Estimate: 15’000 – 18’000 GBP
Lot 80080
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black “VR” Official OK, unused with good even margins, very fine and very scarce especially with such nice margins, ex Lady Mairi Bury, cet. BPA…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 80081
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 (4 Aug) Lettersheet to Cottbus Prussia, bearing 1840 2d blue pl.1 pair CA-CB and single lettered CD each neatly cancelled and tied by superb strikes…
Estimate: 16’000 – 18’000 GBP
Lot 80082
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Deep Full Blue pair, close to good margins, tied by crisp red MCs to 1840 (Nov 3) entire sent locally in Haddington, Edinburgh (Scotland), reverse…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 80083
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Bright Blue pl.1 CF/DG block of four, with CF showing shifted transfer and DF showing double letter, fine to very good margins,with four very fine…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 80084
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 CF with fine to very good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 80085
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 GL, a marginal example from the right of the sheet showing a complete strike of the red Maltese cross, rich fresh colour an exceptional…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 80086
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 (Dec 3) Entire from Settle to Leeds and prepaid in cash, then re-directed to London with the addition of 1840 2d blue pl.1 MH tied by a crisp red…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 80087
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 NA, large to enormous margins all round, showing a superb and complete upright strike of the red Maltese Cross, an exceptional example
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 80088
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue QB with fine to good margins, neatly cancelled by 1844-type “25” London numeral, very fine, cert. PFoSA (2014) (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 80089
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.2 OK/PL used block of four, just cut into in one place otherwise good balanced margins, lightly cancelled by1844-type Scottish cancels;…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
Lot 80090
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.1 TA-TB marginal pair from the lower left of the sheet, very lightly cancelled by two strikes of the red Maltese cross with the right hand…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 80091
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red brown pl.12 TA imprimatur from the lower left of the sheet showing plate number and part inscription “Price 1d Per La”, natural paper flaw/drop…
Estimate: 3’000 – 3’600 GBP
Lot 80092
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-brown pl.115, a superb reconstructed horizontal strip of ten comprising a strip of four and six lettered QC-QL, large margins all round and…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP
Lot 80093
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-brown, four choice single examples with large balanced margins and rich fresh colour, each neatly cancelled by good strikes of the black London…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 80094
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red LB with fine to good margins, cancelled by crisp London “3” in MC, small corner crease, a very attractive example (SG £225)
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 80095
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1851 1d Red pl. 121 GA with inverted Small Crown watermark, four margins, fine used with crisp “383” numeral, fine and scarce (SG Spec B1c, £350)
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 80096
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1852 1d Red pl. 153 OE Alphabet II in State II showing the transfer roller line in the right hand margin, four margins, neat “72” London numeral, very…
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 80097
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 (Oct 7) 1d Red-brown QA pl.5 state 2, large balanced margins all around used on envelope from Great Heywood to West Cowes, Isle of Wight, tied by…
Estimate: 10’000 – 12’000 GBP
Lot 80098
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1842 (Feb 14) Entire with 1d red (four margins, north west corner bend) tied by a Belfast Maltese Cross with a charming Valentine’s Day love poem on two…
Estimate: 50 – 100 GBP
Lot 80099
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red-brown PG-PH pair with large margins all round and cancelled contrary to Post Office regulations by a single superb, central, virtually complete…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’600 GBP