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

98 lots
Lot 30313
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 Downey head die proof, stage 2a, partially cleared around head, printed in red on glazed card (10.7×16.7cm), very fine (SG from £2’250)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30314
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 2 1/2d Henschel colour essay in blue on white unwatermarked paper, endorsed in manuscript “W/6 Blue”, tiny thin at top, attractive and scarce
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30315
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 3d Hentschel colour essay in purple-brown on yellow wove paper (42x58mm) with handstruck “W/66” above design, light wrinkle below, fine and scarce
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
Lot 30316
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1910 10d Hentschel colour essay in black on pale mauve unwatermarked paper affixed to thin white card, endorsed “W/98” and “V.W. Mauve”, very fine,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30317
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 2d Engravers Sketch Die for the unissued value, die I head, printed in black on glazed proof paper (62x75mm) with uncleared surround, slightly heavy…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30318
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 1 1/2d Engraver’s sketch die (Die 2 Head) printed in chocolate brown on thin card, very fine and scarce (SG from £4’800)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30319
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers Sketch Die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in brown on thick white paper with white background…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30320
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in rose-red on thick white paper, using the die…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30321
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 3d Engravers sketch die for the unissued value, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in green on thick white paper, using die II head…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30322
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911 5d Engravers Sketch Die for unissued value, die 2 head, cut down die proof used as a colour trial printed in pale blue on gummed, Crown watermark…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30323
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911-12 Downey Head 1d die proof (stage 1) in scarlet with uncleared surround on white proof paper (104x169mm), showing reversed “4SA” at top and a partial…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30324
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911-12 Downey Heads 1d plate proof (die 1b) printed in carmine on R.D. Turner plate glazed paper with Crown watermark in pair with original gum, diagonal…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30325
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1911-12 Downey Head 1d colour trial, perf.14.8×14, in brownish-carmine, printed on gummed, watermarked Crown paper, gum distrubance, very fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30326
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 1d Colour trial (stage 1b, accepted die 2) printed in royal scarlet on imperforate Crown (upright) watermarked paper, mint og, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30327
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Royal Cypher 1d scarlet mint og imperforate “B12” control block of six, very fine, a very rare and collectible positional multiple
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30328
Great Britain » King George V » 1911-12 Downey Head Issues
1912 Wmk Royal Cypher 1d mint imperforate right marginal pair, only tiny trace of a hinge, very fine (SG £450+)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30329
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 1d Coinage head die proof (state 1f) with black surround printed in black on white proof carton paper (39x53mm), slight thin not noticeable from the…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30330
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Medal head die proof of the small head (11.5mm) with uncleared surround as used for the 5d-1s values with background partially shaded, printed…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30331
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 Medal head die proof of the small head (11.5mm) as used for the 5d-1s values, early stage example with only a small part of the background shaded…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30332
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 Medal head master die proof, stage 3, printed in rose pink on glazed proof paper (131x105mm), very fine and extremely rare (SG from £5’750)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30333
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 1d Large medal head die proof (stage 4b) printed in black on white proof paper (12.2x18cm) as used on the 1d & 2 1/2d values, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 340 – 500 GBP
Lot 30334
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 1d Bright scarlet control C12 tied to a plain “Marsh” first day cover by a crisp Norwood S.E. cds for OC.08.1912, most attractive and scarce…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30335
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 2d intense bright orange lightly cancelled by wavy lines of a machine cancel, very fine (SG £ Spec N19(9), £475)
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30336
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 2d orange, die II, mint nh right marginal imperforate imprimatur with “BPMA” hs on reverse, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30337
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath design colour essay in bartollozzi brown on imperforate pink unwatermarked gummed paper, produced by Miller & Motley using their Printex…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30338
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath Design bromide (22.8mm) mounted on thin card with extended side shading and ornament within left hand ribbon above “R” of “FOUR”…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30339
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 4d Eve’s Wreath design colour essay in bistre-yellow on imperforate white unwatermarked gummed paper (part og), produced by Miller & Motley using…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30340
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 5d Die proof in black on white glazed card (40x45mm), showing fully cleared surround showing completed design, slight thin patch on reverse, fine
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30341
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 5d reddish brown mint nh with NO WATERMARK variety, very fine and scarce, cert. RPS (1985) (SG £2’000 for mint nh)
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 30342
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 5d reddish brown mint nh with NO WATERMARK variety, couple of very faint gum bends mentioned for accuracy, very fine (SG Spec….
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 30343
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 5d reddish brown mint nh with NO WATERMARK variety, very fine and scarce (SG £2’000 for mint nh)
Estimate: 340 – 400 GBP
Lot 30344
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1913 6d Die Proof in black on white glazed card affixed to a large annotated piece overprinted “CANCELLED” (19.5×2.5mm) in red, endorsed 11.N / From…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30345
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 7d Trial of Eve’s wreath design (22mm, small coinage head) in tyrian red on white glazed card with background of solid colour behind head, very…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30346
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912 8d Eve’s pillar design die proof with uncleared surround showing guide lines in brown on surfaced proof paper (58x61mm), numbered “954” at upper right…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30347
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 9d olive-green mint nh with INVERTED WATERMARK, very fine (SG £1’200)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30348
Great Britain » King George V » 1912-24 Profile Head Issues
1912-24 Wmk Royal Cypher 10d turquoise-blue with watermark inverted and reversed, mint nh, very fine (SG £475)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30349
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d-£1 set of five, including both 2s6d shades, overprinted “SPECIMEN” type 26, mint hr, fine (SG £6’450)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30350
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
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Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30351
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow 2s6d Seahorse perforated colour trial in Indigo on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and very rare (SG from £12’500)
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30352
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d imperforate colour trial in bottle green in vertical pair on ungummed “JAS WRIGLEY LD-219” paper, horizontal crease at foot…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30353
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses 2s6d deep sepia brown in mint nh top left hand corner marginal block of four (mounted in the margin only) showing clear evidence…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’800 GBP
Lot 30354
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow 5s rose carmine Seahorse with “SPECIMEN” type 26 overprint, mint lh, very fine (SG £950)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30355
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses 5s Rose Carmine mint nh, very fine (SG £1’300)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30356
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses 10s indigo mint nh, very fine (SG Spec. N69(2), £2’200)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30357
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses £1 green with “SPECIMEN” type 26 overprint, mint nh, faint gum bends not visible from front, small wrinkle at lower right, fine…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30358
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow £1 green Seahorse mint lh, very fine and fresh (SG £3’750)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30359
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorse £1 green mint lower marginal with only faint trace of a hinge, very fine (SG £2’800)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30360
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow Seahorses £1 green mint, very fine (SG £2’800)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30361
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow £1 deep green mint with just a faint trace of a hinge, fine, dealer hs on reverse (SG £2’800+)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30362
Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green with “CANCELLED” type 24 overprint, mint nh, two very light diagonal gum bends, fine and scarce (SG Spec. N72(3)u, £4’000…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP