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

16 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