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

17 lots
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
Lot 30175
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 1s Orange pl.13 with crisp Falkirk (Scotland) cds, one slightly toned perf at left, very fine (SG £550)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30176
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (90x61mm), very fine
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30177
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Vermilion pl.15 AD tied to piece by complete ST. THOMAS / PAID “C51” duplex, very fine (SG Z11, £300)
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30178
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Sage Green pl.15 imperforate imprimatur mint nh top marginal (hinged in the margin only), two light gum bends, margin slight discoloured from…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30179
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 4d Sage-Green pl.17 SD imperf. imprimatur from the rare “abnormal” plate, mint og, very fine and rare, with only 24 possible examples, several…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30180
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d orange pl.1 QK-RL mint nh block of four with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, a little perf. separation at right, very fine
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30181
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1873-80 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Small Anchor & Orbs
1873-80 8d Orange pl.1 mint hr, corner bend at lower right, fresh colour (SG £1’850)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP