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

116 lots
Lot 20039
Mauritius » GB Used in Mauritius
1862 (Jun 9) Envelope to Dublin with GB 1855-57 6d pale lilac, wmk Emblems tied by “B53” numeral and Dublin cds, red “1 1/2d” hs, reverse with Mauritius…
Estimate: 15’000 – 20’000 GBP
Lot 30126
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 6d deep lilac pl.1 on blued highly glazed paper imperforate imprimatur, very fine and rare, only 24 possible examples, several of…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30127
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 3d Rose pl.3 CB, with white dots, imperforate mint og, fine and scarce example from this “abnormal” plate (SG £6’500)Expertise: Cert. RPS (1970)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30128
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 3d Rose pl.3 EF, with white dots, imperforate mint lower marginal, fine and scarce example from this “abnormal” plate (SG £5’500)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30129
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Bright Red pl.3 mint og imperforate imprimatur, very fine and rare, one of only 25 possible examples many of which are in institutional collections…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30130
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Pale Red pl.3 FI/GJ mint og block of four, usual off white streaky gum, very fine and exceptionally rare multiple (SG £8’500)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30131
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Bright Red pl.4 (with hair lines) imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and rare, with only 22 possible examples several of which are in…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30132
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 4d Bright Red pl.4 (hair lines) NC mint part og, couple of toned perfs at lower left corner otherwise very fine with fresh colour (SG £2’300)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30133
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac pl.3 mint right wing marginal block of four, usual off-white streaky gum, couple of small wrinkles at right, very fine and rare multiple…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30134
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac p.4 (with hair lines) mint og top marginal imperforate imprimatur, very fine and rare, one of only 22 possible examples, of which several…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30135
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1862-64 Small Uncoloured Corner Letters
1862-64 6d Lilac pl.4 (with hair lines) imperforate with inverted watermark in lower right corner marginal pair, mint large part og with hinge remnants,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30136
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Dull vermilion pl.14 PD/QE mint block of four, lightly mounted on top stamps only, a lovely multiple, scarce in such fine quality (SG Spec….
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30137
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Dull Vermilion pl.14 mint part og with two hinge remnants, fine and fresh (SG £775)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30138
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Vermilion pl.8 mint og top marginal imperforate imprimatur, the margin previously folded over and discoloured and thinned, rare, one of only…
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 30139
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Vermilion pl.10 imperforate imprimatur, mint nh (mounted in the margin only) top marginal with current number “276”, very fine and unique in…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30140
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 4d Vermilion pl.12 AG imperforate imprimatur, mint og, very fine and very rare, with only 22 possible examples many of which are in institutionalised…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30141
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 6d Lilac (with hyphen) and 1855-57 1s green both cancelled by FRENCH “ANCHOR” IN LOZENGE, used by the Compagnie des Messagiers National, the 6d…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30142
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 3d Rose pl.8 imperforate imprimatur, mint og, couple of small wrinkles, fine and rare, one of only 22 possible examples, many of which are in institutionalised…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30143
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 De La Rue 6d (without hyphen) die proof in mauve on white matt card (92x60mm), produced by DLR for display at the 1870 International Exhibition,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30144
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 9d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card with corner letters and plate numbers void, cut down to stamp size, produced by De La…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30145
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 9d Straw pl.4. complete pane of twenty with “SPECIMEN” type 2 overprint, showing sheet inscription in margin and “239” current number, no gum,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30146
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 10d Red-Brown pl.1 SG mint og imperforate imprimatur, close to good margins, very fine and rare, one of only 25 possible examples, many of which…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30147
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1870 1s Die proof printed in mauve on white matt card (92x60mm), produced by De La Rue for the 1870 International Exhibition, very rare only one or two…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30148
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Brown pl.1 mint og, a very fine and fresh example of this very rare adhesive (SG £30’000)Expertise: Cert. RPS (1994)
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30149
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Brown pl.1 PC neatly cancelled by a London district “97” numeral, very fine example in an extraordinarily deep shade (SG £4’250)Expetise: Signed…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30150
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1872-73 6d Chestnut pl.11 imperforate right marginal horizontal pair lettered overprinted “SPECIMEN” type 6, minor gum wrinkles, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30151
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 5s Die proof with void corners and plate number printed in pale lilac on matt card (31x 35mm) produced by De La Rue for the 1867 Paris or 1871…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30152
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
WITHDRAWN
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30153
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pl.1 GD with “SPECIMEN” type 6 overprint, regummed, unusual with missing perf. pin at right (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30154
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pk.2 BB with crisp Lombard Street cds, horizontal crease and some minor warping, still an attractive example (SG £1’200)
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30155
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s De La Rue progressive die proof printed in black on glazed card (92x61mm), undated, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30156
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial printed in greenish-grey on gummed watermarked paper and overprinted “SPECIMEN” type 9, very fine and scarce (SG £2’700)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30157
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in greenish-grey with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr lower marginal with some gum disturbance, fine (SG from…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30158
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in purple with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint nh upper marginal, faint horizontal crease at top, fine (SG from £2’700)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30159
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in purple printed on gummed watermarked paper, overprinted “SPECIMEN” type 9, very fine and scarce (SG £2’700)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30160
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with crisp and central Liverpool Exchange 24 MR 84 cds, pressed vertical creases, very fine appearance,…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30161
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 AC on blued paper with crisp Brighouse FE.20.1884 cds, pressed horizontal crease, still a great looking stamp (SG £4000)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30162
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor £1 brown-lilac pl.1 FA on blued paper neatly cancelled by YORK ST. / MANCHESTER AP 26 84 cds, very fine (SG £7’500)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30163
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange pl.1 BM on white paper, mint og, showing plate wear/breaks at top right, couple of small creases, a fine example of a rare mint stamp…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30164
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange pl.1 on white paper cancelled by a crisp MANCHESTER / ACCOUNTS cds for SP.18.1893, very fine and attractive (SG £3’500)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30165
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 2 1/2d Rosy Mauve pl.4 mint imperforate imprimatur, pencil “4” on reverse, on wmk Anchor paper instead of the issued wmk Orb paper, especially…
Estimate: 600 – 900 GBP
Lot 30166
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 2 1/2d Rosy Mauve pl.7 imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, fine (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30167
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 2 1/2d Rosy Mauve pl.11 AC mint imperforate imprimatur, horizontal crease at top in the margin, fine and rare, with only 22 possible examples,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30168
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 Wmk Orbs 2 1/2d pl.15 colour trial in pale blue, mint hr, some minor gum wrinkles, fine and very scarce (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30169
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d De La Rue die proof, printed in black on white glazed card with void corner squares, mounted on non-contemporary thin card and annotated…
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30170
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 Wmk Orbs 3d rose pl.16 mint imperforate imprimatur, very fine and scarce, one of only 22 possible examples many of which are in institutional collections…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30171
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d Rose pl.16 imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, very fine and rare, one of only 22 possible examples, many of which are in institutionalised collections…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30172
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 3d Rose pl.19 mint og corner marginal pane of 20 with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, showing wing margin stamps at left, margins at right and bottom…
Estimate: 1’200 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30173
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 De La Rue 6d die proof, without corner letters or plate numbers, printed in black on white glazed card (92x60mm), very fine and scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30174
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 1s Green pl.8 AJ imperforate imprimatur, mint hr, very fine and very scarce, one of only 22 possible examples, many of which are in institutional…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP