2284 lots
Lot 30000
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1843 (Dec 30) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A35, with printed advert for the “Atlas Insurance Company (Nov. 1842)”, sent from London to Navenby, neatly…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30001
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1858 (Jan 3) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A156, SENT FROM PARIS to Germany, with French Empire 10c bistre and 20c blue, both tied by ms with the 10c also…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30002
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Jan 18) 2d Mulready envelope, Forme 1, stereo a200, sent from JERSEY to Ilchester cancelled contrary to regulations by a black MC (as recorded…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30003
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1862 (Oct 13) 2d Mulready envelope, stereo a199, sent locally in London and cancelled by crisp London district “74” duplex, reverse with “EC / B” inspectors…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30004
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1844 Anti-Graham Caricature by John Leech, type B printed in blue, sent from Cardiff to Derby showing a Cardiff cds for JY.12.1844 and rated with a manuscript…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 30005
Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Oct 22) Fores’s no.4 “Hunting” Mulready caricature envelope sent from Windsor to Burton and Trent, rated in manuscript “4” with a superb Windsor…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30006
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1868 (Oct 22) “King O’ Scots” printed envelope sent locally in London with 1864-79 1d rose-red (SG.43), tied by “14” duplex, heavy vertical crease through…
Estimate: 100 – 150 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
Lot 30010
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper with a distinct ivory head on reverse, in top right corner marginal block of four,…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Lot 30011
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in deep blue on stout white wove paper with a distinct ivory head on reverse, in top left corner marginal pair, very…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 30012
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Rainbow trial, state 3, in bluish-green on thick bluish laid paper in top marginal single with ms “No 51”, very fine and scarce (SG Spec. DP20…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30013
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced to apply to postal notices to inform postmasters of the forthcoming issue, very…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30014
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial without corner letters in top left hand corner marginal horizontal pair, printed for distribution to postmasters announcing the new…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30015
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d Blue trial in lower left corner marginal example from the trial sheet of twelve with blank corner letters, produced for application to postal…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30016
Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1871 1/2d Ormond Hill die proof with void corner letters printed in black on thin white paper (54x49mm), some minor foxing, very rare (SG from £37’000)
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 GBP
Lot 30017
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 7) Wrapper sent within London with 1840 1d intense black pl.1a AJ-AK horizontal pair with fine to very large margins, neatly tied to entire by…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30018
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black “May Dates”
1840 (May 24) Wrapper from Mansfield to London with 1840 1d Black pl.1a DE, fine to good margins, tied by red MC with a matching Mansfield datestamp at…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30019
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Grey black pl.1a BE unused with close to large four margin example, showing strong plate wear, very fine and scarce (SG £12’500)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30020
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 26) Wrapper sent locally within London with 1840 1d grey-black pl.1a FF (showing significant plate wear), with fine to very good margins, neatly…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30021
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a JG with good to very good margins, with crisp, central and complete red MC, a superb example
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30022
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a OB unused with fine to good margins, thin, fine appearance and rare unused example (SG £18’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 30023
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1a TD mint large part og with fine to good margins, very fine and fresh, a rare mint stamp (SG £18’500)Expertise: Cert. BPA (1989)
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30024
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b TJ with close to large margins tied to small piece by a crisp BROWN MC, very fine and rare coloured Maltese Cross (SG £3’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 900 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30025
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
THE EARLIEST RECORDED USE OF PLATE 1b1840 (Jun 12) Wrapper from Wantage to London with 1840 1d black pl.1b GB with good to large margins (small imperfection…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30026
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b COMPLETE PLATE RECONSTRUCTIONA complete plate reconstruction of the sheet of 240 stamps from AA to TL, all with four margins, including…
Estimate: 40’000 – 60’000 GBP
Lot 30027
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 18) Entire from Glasgow to Falkirk (Scotland) with 1840 1d black pl.1b BB, fine to large margins, tied by PURPLE-BROWN MC, reverse with matching-coloured…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30028
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b FE with good to huge margins, with crisp, central and complete red MC, a superb exampleExpertise: Cert. BPA (2018)
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30029
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GD with fine to very good margins cancelled by a neat MAGENTA MC, very fine and scarce coloured Maltese Cross, very fine (SG £3’000)Expertise:…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30030
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b GD with fine to good margins, neat upright red MC, very fine
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 30031
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b KA-KD used horizontal strip of four, good to very good margins, KD showing re-cut sideline necessitated by burr rub following re-entering,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 30032
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 1d Red-Brown pl.1b (red printing from the black plate) MB/ND used block of six with good to very large margins, MD-ND showing pl.1c, state 3 impressions…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30033
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b ND with INVERTED WATERMARK, good to huge margins, crisp black MC, very fine (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 30034
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.1b OG unused with close to good margins, fine & scarce (SG £12’500)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 30035
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Red pl.1c, printed from black plates, JA-JB pair with state 3 second repair showing marked thinning of check letters and upper corner stars, good…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 30036
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 AF with large to very large margins, brown-red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30037
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 FD-FE mint large part og pair with close to good margins, very fine with fresh colour, a rare mint pair (SG £55’000)Expertise: Cert….
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
Lot 30038
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 IH with close to good margins, clear bright red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30039
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 4) Wrapper (no sideflaps) from Yarmouth to Norwich with 1840 1d black pl.2 MB-MC pair and MD-ME pair with close to large margins (both pairs…
Estimate: 1’600 – 2’400 GBP
Lot 30040
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 with good even margins, with crisp, central and complete MAGENTA MC, on a small piece, a spectacular example of this rare coloured Maltese…
Estimate: 5’500 – 7’500 GBP
Lot 30041
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1s Grey-Black pl.2 SD showing significant plate wear, with good to very good margins, red MCs (slightly heavy impression), tiny natural paper speck,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 30042
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.2 TC with full lower sheet margin and part imprint “of 12 £1…. Per”, otherwise very close to fine margins, tied by vivid red MC to 1849…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 30043
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 CH with good to very good margins, crisp red MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30044
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 EG with good to large margins, neat black MC, very fine
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30045
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (May 31) Envelope Southwold to Halesworth (Suffolk) with 1840 1d black pl.3 HL with fine to large margins, creased, tied by black MC, with crisp “Southwold…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30046
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.3 QC, good to large even margins, showing superb black MC, thinned, very fine appearance
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 30047
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 AI with large to huge margins, red MC, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 30048
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.5 NH red printing from “black plates,” with large to very large margins, cancelled by a fine Manchester “fishtail” MC in black, very fine…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 30049
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 22) Wrapper from Manchester to Halifax with 1840 1d black pl.5 OK and OJ, with OK very close at bottom right otherwise fine to large margins,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP