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

11 lots
Lot 30007
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1935 E. D. Bacon reprint of the 1840 background trial essay printed in orange on white wove paper from the original plate, the original trials by Perkins…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30008
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1935 E. D. Bacon reprint of the 1840 background trial essay printed in orange on white wove paper from the original plate, the original trials by Perkins…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30009
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow Trial, state 3, left hand corner marginal example printed in deep blue on white wove paper dipped in prussiate of potash, very fine and…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30010
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: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30011
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 left corner marginal pair, very…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30012
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in bluish-green on thick bluish laid paper in top marginal single with ms “No 51”, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30013
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: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30014
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters in top left hand corner marginal horizontal pair, printed for distribution to postmasters announcing the new…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30015
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
Lot 30016
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: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 30069
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.11 KE trial on Dickinson silk thread security paper, no wmk, unused horizontal pair, very fine and rare (SG £15’000+)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP