2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

54 lots
Lot 30019
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey black pl.1a BE unused with close to large four margin example, showing strong plate wear, very fine and scarce (SG £12’500)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30020
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 26) Wrapper sent locally within London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a FF (showing significant plate wear), with fine to very good margins, neatly…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30021
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a JG with good to very good margins, with crisp, central and complete red MC, a superb example
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30022
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a OB unused with fine to good margins, thin, fine appearance and rare unused example (SG £18’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30023
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a TD mint large part og with fine to good margins, very fine and fresh, a rare mint stamp (SG £18’500)Expertise: Cert. BPA (1989)
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b TJ with close to large margins tied to small piece by a crisp BROWN MC, very fine and rare coloured Maltese Cross (SG £3’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30025
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
THE EARLIEST RECORDED USE OF PLATE 1b1840 (Jun 12) Wrapper from Wantage to London with 1840 1d black pl.1b GB with good to large margins (small imperfection…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30026
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b COMPLETE PLATE RECONSTRUCTIONA complete plate reconstruction of the sheet of 240 stamps from AA to TL, all with four margins, including…
Estimate: 40’000 – 60’000 GBP
Lot 30027
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 18) Entire from Glasgow to Falkirk (Scotland) with 1840 1d black pl.1b BB, fine to large margins, tied by PURPLE-BROWN MC, reverse with matching-coloured…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30028
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b FE with good to huge margins, with crisp, central and complete red MC, a superb exampleExpertise: Cert. BPA (2018)
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30029
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GD with fine to very good margins cancelled by a neat MAGENTA MC, very fine and scarce coloured Maltese Cross, very fine (SG £3’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30030
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GD with fine to good margins, neat upright red MC, very fine
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30031
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b KA-KD used horizontal strip of four, good to very good margins, KD showing re-cut sideline necessitated by burr rub following re-entering,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30032
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.1b (red printing from the black plate) MB/ND used block of six with good to very large margins, MD-ND showing pl.1c, state 3 impressions…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30033
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b ND with INVERTED WATERMARK, good to huge margins, crisp black MC, very fine (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30034
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b OG unused with close to good margins, fine & scarce (SG £12’500)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30035
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.1c, printed from black plates, JA-JB pair with state 3 second repair showing marked thinning of check letters and upper corner stars, good…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30036
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 AF with large to very large margins, brown-red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30037
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 FD-FE mint large part og pair with close to good margins, very fine with fresh colour, a rare mint pair (SG £55’000)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30038
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 IH with close to good margins, clear bright red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30039
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
Lot 30040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 with good even margins, with crisp, central and complete MAGENTA MC, on a small piece, a spectacular example of this rare coloured Maltese…
Estimate: 5’500 – 7’500 GBP
Lot 30041
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1s Grey-Black pl.2 SD showing significant plate wear, with good to very good margins, red MCs (slightly heavy impression), tiny natural paper speck,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30042
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 TC with full lower sheet margin and part imprint “of 12 £1…. Per”, otherwise very close to fine margins, tied by vivid red MC to 1849…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30043
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 CH with good to very good margins, crisp red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 EG with good to large margins, neat black MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30045
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (May 31) Envelope Southwold to Halesworth (Suffolk) with 1840 1d black pl.3 HL with fine to large margins, creased, tied by black MC, with crisp “Southwold…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30046
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 QC, good to large even margins, showing superb black MC, thinned, very fine appearance
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30047
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 AI with large to huge margins, red MC, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30048
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 NH red printing from “black plates,” with large to very large margins, cancelled by a fine Manchester “fishtail” MC in black, very fine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30049
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
Lot 30050
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 PA with good to large margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30051
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 TJ with good to huge margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30052
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 DF with fine to very good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30053
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 DG, clear to large margins, tied by a fine strike of the MANCHESTER “Fish tail” DISTINCTIVE MC to front (slightly reduced) and part…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30054
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 26) Entire sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.6 OB showing re-entries in upper and lower corner squares, good to large margins tied by…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30055
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 OF with fine margins all around cancelled by a crisp red MC with SOLID CENTRE, very fine and attractive example of this scarce cancelExpertise:…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30056
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 QI with crisp red MC, superb condition
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30057
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 RJ with good to large margins, neat red MC, fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30058
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 TA lower left marginal example with fine to huge margins showing partial sheet inscription “PRICE 1d Per L”, neatly cancelled by a red…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30059
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.7 CE with good to very large margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30060
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.7 MB with good margins, neat red MC, very fine
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30061
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.7 QE with fine to good margins, neat and vivid red MC, diagonal crease, fine appearance
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 30062
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1s Black pl.7 TB with fine to good margins, cleaned cancel and pressed so appears unused, plus fine 1841 2d blue pair with good margins with Scots…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30063
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.8 AG-AL strip of six with good to very large margins, tied on refolded large part entire by black MCs, sent to Aberdeen with Edinburgh…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30064
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.8 HJ, printed from the black plate, with close to fine margins, cancelled by a crisp RED MC, very fine and scarce (SG £5’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30065
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.9 CA left marginal with full deckled edge and fine margins to good margins elsewhere, cancelled by black MCs, tiny natural wrinkle at…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30066
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.10 PL with good to very good margins, unused, very fine and very rare, the most difficult plate to find mint (SG £27’500)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30067
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 26) Entire from Glasgow (West Muir Colliery, Scotland) to Bolsover Castle near Chesterfield with 1841 1d red pl.11 BG, three margins, tied by…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30068
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Jul 29) Wrapper from Farnham to Southampton with 1840 1d black pl.11 JF, just clear to very large margins, tied by an exceptional clear strike of…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP