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

17 lots
Lot 30193
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card, endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “11 APR 83”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30194
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (93x61mm) endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “11 APR. 83”, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30195
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac on blued paper pl.1 imperforate imprimatur, good to very large margins, mint og, “2” in pencil on reverse, very fine and rare with only…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30196
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac on blued paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint lh with faintly toned gum in places, very fine (SG £625)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30197
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac DH on blued paper, mint large part og, tiny thin spot not mentioned on cert. otherwise fine and very scarce (SG £6’000)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30198
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s De La Rue die proof in black on white glazed card (93x61mm), endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated “19 JUN 83”, hinge remnants, fine and…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 30199
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine on blued paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint og, diagonal gum crease at top right, otherwise fine and fresh (SG £2’850)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30200
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 2s6d Lilac CG mint lh, light vertical gum wrinkle, very fine (SG £600)
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP
Lot 30201
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 5s Rose on white paper mint nh, some faint gum toning, fine (SG £1’100)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 30202
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 5s Crimson LC mint, only a tiny gum disturbance and a couple of small gum wrinkles, very fine (SG £975)
Estimate: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 30203
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Cobalt on white paper with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr, a couple of lightly toned perfs, fine (SG £3’400)
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 30204
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine mint nh lower marginal vertical pair with “SPECIMEN” type 11 overprint, extremely fine and fresh (SG £1’100+)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30205
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine KA mint hr, gum wrinkles with small crease at foot, fine (SG £2’250)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30206
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine mint hr, very fine and fresh (SG £2’250)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30207
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Ultramarine AB with crisp BELLEVUE / BRADFORD. YORKS cds, very fine and attractive example (SG £525)
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30208
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883-84 10s Pale Ultramarine mint large part og, well centred, some small minor wrinkles, fine (SG £2’500 in 2019)
Estimate: 320 – 400 GBP
Lot 30209
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1888 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac MC cancelled by Elizabeth St cds for MY.13.1889 and a small part box cancel, some tone spots at top, good colour and of fine…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP