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

9 lots
Lot 30184
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880-81 1 1/2d Perforated colour trial in carmine-pink on white gummed Crown watermarked paper, very fine and attractive (SG from £3’000)
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30185
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880-81 De La Rue 2d die proof printed in black on white glazed card (92x61mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” in red and dated “27 JUL 80” in blue
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30186
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880-81 5d Plate proof in black on thick white wove paper, very fine (SG £850)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30187
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14., taken from the “Before and After the Stamp Committee” De La Rue presentation book, large part og, very…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30188
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14., taken from the “Before and After the Stamp Committee” De La Rue presentation book, large part og, very fine…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30189
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Bluish Lilac, die 1, in mint top right hand corner marginal block of four (without “Jubilee” line), lower left stamp with indentation, upper left…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30190
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Die II colour trial in mauve on imperforate white watermarked paper, mint part og (large hinge), fine and scarce colour trial from the 1884 Stamp…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
Lot 30191
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II mint lower right hand corner marginal control pair with “O over N”, perforation type (I) with continuous rule, very fine
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 30192
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1881 1d Lilac die II showing “frame broken at bottom” variety, mint og, some faint gum toning, very fine (SG Spec. K8j, £950)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP