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

324 lots
Lot 10001
St. Vincent
Die Proofs 1d. stamp-size in black on India paper and affixed to card (43x51mm.), very fine and extremely rare
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 10002
St. Vincent
Plate Proofs 1d. block of four in black on thick unwatermarked paper, the upper left stamp cut-into at left and the upper pair with slight thin at foot,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 10003
St. Vincent
Plate Proofs 1d. in rose-red, an upper left corner block of four on unwatermarked paper, very fine and a rare sheet marginal block
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 10004
St. Vincent
Plate Proofs 1d. in deep rose-red block of four on unwatermarked paper, very fineProvenance: Peter Jaffé, March 2006
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 10005
St. Vincent
1861 No Wmk 1d rose-red imperf. with partial “CANCELLED” hs, part og, presented by the Printers to Ormond Hill (the eldest son of Sir Rowland Hill) for…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 10006
St. Vincent
1861 No Wmk 1d rose-red imperf. with partial “CANCELLED” hs, part og, presented by the Printers to Ormond Hill (the eldest son of Sir Rowland Hill) for…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 10022
St. Vincent
1861 1d rose-red pair, variety imperforate, plus two imperforate plate proof pairs in rose-red, all unused with no gum or part original gum, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10023
St. Vincent
1861 No Wmk 6d deep green imperf. with partial “CANCELLED” hs, part og, presented by the printers Perkins Bacon to Ormond Hill (the eldest son of Sir…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 10041
St. Vincent
1862-68 Die Proofs 4d. in black on India paper, affixed to card (39x43mm.), fine and very rareProvenance: C. McGregor, October 1982, Peter Jaffé, March…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 10042
St. Vincent
1862-68 Plate Proofs 1s in black on wove paper, a block of fifteen from the right side of a sheet with margins on three sides; cut close at left and with…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 10043
St. Vincent
1862-68 Plate Proofs 4d. in black on wove paper, an imperforate block of four with sheet margin at foot showing guide lines, very fineProvenance: H.D….
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 10044
St. Vincent
1862-68 Colour Trial 1d. block of four in blue on unwatermarked paper, with thick brown gum; slightly soiled and two short perfs at top, an extremely rare…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 10100
St. Vincent
1872 Imperforate Colour Trial: 1s deep rose-red, position 300, on wove paper, good to very large margins, a superb corner marginal single and hence very…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 10101
St. Vincent
1872 Imperforate Colour Trial: 1s deep rose-red, position 10, on wove paper, good to large margins, very fine and scarce Provenance: H.D. Bessemer, June…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 10168
St. Vincent
1880 (June) Five Shillings: Incomplete die proof without lettering in black on India paper (43x54mm.), affixed to sunken card (111x147mm.), very & extremely…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 10169
St. Vincent
1880 (June) Five Shillings: Complete stamp-size die proof prior to re-cutting over “ive”, in black on card, fine and very scarce Provenance:…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 10170
St. Vincent
1880 (June) Five Shillings: Complete die proof in black on India paper and backed on card (49x56mm.), very fine and a superb showpiece Provenance: H.D….
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 10216
St. Vincent
1882 Die Proof 1/2d. in black, position 53, cut down and affixed to piece of paper (61x52mm.) labelled “1”, fine and rareNote: Pos. 51, 52 and 53 were…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 10217
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 1/2d black vertical top sheet marginal block of six in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 10218
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 1/2d black horizontal pair in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10219
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 1d black horizontal pair in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10220
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 4d black right marginal horizontal strip of three in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 10221
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 4d black horizontal pair in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10222
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 6d black two horizontal pairs in black on thin card in rejoined block of four, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 10223
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 6d black horizontal pair in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10224
St. Vincent
1882 Plate proof 1s black horizontal pair in black on thin card, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 10225
St. Vincent
1882-83 The De La Rue Plates Imperforate Plate Proofs: 1/2d., 1d., 4d., 6d. and 1s., each in an upper right corner pairs in black on thin card, each dated…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 10226
St. Vincent
1883-84 The De La Rue Plates Perforated Colour Trials: A reconstruction of the 21st September “Scheme of Colours”, comprising as “existing colours” 1d….
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 10227
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 1/2d. orange, perf. 12, watermark reversed, small part original gum, fine
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10228
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 1/2d. orange, perf. 12, watermark reversed, small part original gum, fineProvenance: Peter Jaffé, March 2006Expertise: Cert. BPA (1967)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10229
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 1/2d. orange, perf. 12, a block of four with watermark reversed showing sheet margin at foot, part to large part original gum, some…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 10230
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 1d. orange-brown, perf 12, small part gum, light manuscript cross; perfs trimmed at right and with small thin and light crease at upper…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10231
St. Vincent
1883-84 Colour Trial: 1d bistre-brown, unused with part original gum, fine and rare
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10232
St. Vincent
1883-84 Colour Trial: 1d bistre-brown, unused with part original gum, fine and rareProvenance: BessemerExpertise: Cert. RPS (1965)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10233
St. Vincent
1883-84 Colour Trial: 1d violet, unused with part original gum, fine and rareProvenance: BessemerExpertise: Cert. RPS (1965)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 10234
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 5s carmine-lake, large part original gum, good colour, fine and rareExpertise: Cert. RPS (1937)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 10235
St. Vincent
1882 Colour Trials 5s carmine-lake, perf 12, part original gum; one short perf at top otherwise fine and rareProvenance: Peter Jaffé, March 2006Expertise:…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 10243
St. Vincent
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE1883-84 Plate Proof 6d. bright green, imperforate on watermarked paper, touched at lower right otherwise fine and unique Provenance:…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 10261
St. Vincent
ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE1885-93 Plate Proofs 6d. violet, imperforate, top sheet marginal example crossed by red ink stroke, without gum; small fault in selvedge…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 10262
St. Vincent
ONLY TWO EXAMPLES RECORDED1885-93 Plate Proofs 1d. red, imperforate, without gum, fine and extremely rare, only two examples recorded; one in the Royal…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
Lot 10263
St. Vincent
1885-93 Colour Trials 6d. carmine-lake, perf 14, small part original gum, fine and scarceProvenance: Peter Jaffé, March 2006Expertise: Cert. BPA (1974)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 10264
St. Vincent
1885-93 Colour Trials 5s pale rose, perf 14, large part original gum; small thin at right otherwise fine and very rare
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 10265
St. Vincent
1885-93 Colour Trials 5s pale rose, perf 14, large part original gum; small thin at right otherwise fine and very rareProvenance: W.W. Forsyth, March 1978,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 10277
St. Vincent
1890-93 Wmk CA, Colours Changed Colour Trials 4d. deep claret, on watermarked paper, without gum, fine and rareProvenance: Peter Jaffé, March 2006
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 10278
St. Vincent
1890-93 Wmk CA, Colours Changed Colour Trials: 4d. red, perf 14, a lower left corner example on gummed watermarked paper, fine and a very rare colour trial Provenance:…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 10285
St. Vincent
1893-94 Colour Trial “FIVE PENCE” on 6d. in green prepared 1st May 1893, perf 14 on unwatermarked paper, initialled “BLS” in red ink on margin at top;…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 10286
St. Vincent
ONLY THREE EXAMPLES RECORDED1893-94 Plate Proof “FIVE PENCE” on 6d. carmine-lake, imperforate on ungummed watermarked paper, very fine and extremely rare…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
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