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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition Pre Stamp Essays 1839 Mercantile Committee Printed

Lot 70000

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1839 Mercantile Committee Printed entire headed “the fears of the paper makers and stationers about collecting postage by means of stamps allayed”, showing…
Estimate: 1’800 – 2’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition Charles Whiting embossed essay for stamping paper in black (without "PAID" at top) in tête-bêche pair

Lot 70001

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting embossed essay for stamping paper in black (without “PAID” at top) in tête-bêche pair on wove paper, vertical crease otherwise fine and…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition 1840 (Feb) Charles Whiting Essay with blank value tablet;light

Lot 70002

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1840 (Feb) Charles Whiting Essay with blank value tablet, light bend or crease otherwise fine and scarce.
Estimate: 360 – 400 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition Charles Whiting embossed essay for stamping paper with

Lot 70003

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting embossed essay for stamping paper with “PAID” at top, printed in green on wove paper and mounted on card, ex Tony Wick.
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition Charles Whiting embossed essays for stamping paper with "PAID" at top, printed in ochre

Lot 70004

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting embossed essays for stamping paper with “PAID” at top, printed in ochre on thick white card, tone spot, very fine and attractive essay,…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition 1862-63 Charles Whiting Essay with paid at top printed

Lot 70005

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
1862-63 Charles Whiting Essay with paid at top printed in black, cut to shape and mounted on thick card (Huggins type E8); fine.
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition Charles Whiting Essay VR and Crown printed in deep red on wove paper

Lot 70006

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting VR and Crown “1d / half oz” embossed essay printed in deep red on wove paper, two drop-outs from the “O”s in “POST” and “OFFICE” otherwise…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition A selection of 5 different Charles Whiting essays,

Lot 70007

Great Britain » 1839 Treasury Competition
Charles Whiting essays, a selection of 5 different including Post Office Permit in black each cut out of a larger piece from a pamphlet or periodical,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Postal History 1840 (May 5) stamp less cover used on the day before

Lot 70008

Great Britain » Postal History
1840 (May 5) stamp less cover used on the day before official use used locally from Aberaynon to Aberystwith, cancelled by a watery purple Maltese cross;…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Parliamentary Envelopes 1840 Houses of Parliament 2d black on laid paper, wmk Britannia in crowned circle, setting 2B, sent to Hitchin

Lot 70009

Great Britain » 1840 Parliamentary Envelopes
1840 Houses of Parliament 2d black on laid paper, wmk Britannia in crowned circle, setting 2B, sent to Hitchin with red crowned “PAID” datestamp of 30…
Estimate: 7’000 – 8’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Parliamentary Envelopes 1840 (Jul 30) "Par Pro." House of Commons wrapper with original contents

Lot 70010

Great Britain » 1840 Parliamentary Envelopes
1840 (Jul 30) “Par Pro.” House of Commons wrapper with original contents, sent from London to Dunfermline neatly cancelled by a crisp London crown “PAID”…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 8) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, from London

Lot 70011

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 8) 1d Mulready letter sheet, from London to Exmouth then re-directed to Teignmouth on May 10 (first Sunday) showing re-direction fee “P1” in…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 10) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A27, from

Lot 70012

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 10) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A27, from Lincoln to Holbeach, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the red Maltese cross, showing neat…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 10) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A54, from

Lot 70013

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 10) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A54, from Leamington to Ramsgate, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the red Maltese cross, vertical fold…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 11) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A64, sent locally in London,

Lot 70014

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 11) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A64, sent locally in London, cancelled by crisp dark brownish red MC (listed in Rockoff and Jackson vol.3…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 13) 1d black Mulready lettersheet, stereo A2, sent to Wigan, cancelled by a very fine Warrington red Maltese Cross

Lot 70015

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 13) 1d black Mulready lettersheet, stereo A2, sent to Wigan, cancelled by a very fine Warrington Maltese cross in the distinctive vivid red shade…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 22) 1d black Mulready lettersheet Edinburgh orange Maltese Cross,

Lot 70016

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 22) 1d black Mulready lettersheet (A67), used locally within Edinburgh, cancelled by an orange Maltese Cross, some soiling, two vertical creases,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 22) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A167, sent from Bristol to Liverpool

Lot 70017

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 22) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A167, sent from Bristol to Liverpool and cancelled by the distinctive “deep red brown” Maltese cross of Bristol,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (25 May) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, stereo A69,

Lot 70018

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 25) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A69, from Manchester to Whitchurch, additionally bearing 1840 1d black pl. 2 CB, good margins all round,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 29) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A65, from

Lot 70019

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 29) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A65, from Liverpool to London, uprated by an additional 1d black pl.1a MG and 2d blue pl.1 SD, each with…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 1d Mulready envelope cancelled with a fine strike of the very rare ruby Maltese cross of Aberdeen

Lot 70020

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 1d Mulready envelope cancelled with a fine strike of the ruby Maltese cross of Aberdeen, clear “Aberdeen Jun 25 1840” backstamp which displays well…
Estimate: 300 – 500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (Jul 11) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A23, to Maidstone,

Lot 70021

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Jul 11) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A23, sent to Maidstone, a beautifully hand coloured example neatly cancelled by red Maltese cross to the…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 1d. Mulready envelope, stereo A139, addressed

Lot 70022

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Aug 12) 1d Mulready envelope, stereo A139, addressed in the hand of Sir Rowland Hill marked private to “Mr M.B. Peacock General Post office” (the…
Estimate: 10’000 – 12’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 1d Mulready envelope sent from Ross to Wallingford

Lot 70023

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 1d Mulready envelope sent from Ross to Wallingford cancelled by a fine strike of a red Maltese cross, fine, cert. Mike Jackson (2022).
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
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Lot 70024

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (Sep 19) 1d Mulready envelope, second series stereo A289, sent from Malborough to London

Lot 70025

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Sep 19) 1d Mulready envelope, second series stereo A289, sent from Malborough to London, very fine Maltese Cross not cancelling Britannia (contrary…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (Sep 26) 1d. letter sheet, A234,  from Charing

Lot 70026

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Sep 26) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A234, from Charing Cross to Navan, Ireland, beautifully hand coloured and neatly cancelled by a fine strike…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (Oct 12) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A7, from Banbridge

Lot 70027

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Oct 12) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A7, from Banbridge via Belfast and Edinburgh to Blair Athol, uprated by a 1d black pl.2 LK, each cancelled…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1841 (Feb 3) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A219, sent from Reading

Lot 70028

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Feb 3) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A219, sent from Reading to Bracknell cancelled by a superb orange-red Maltese cross of Reading (listed in…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1842 (Ja 21) 1d. Mulready letter sheet, A44, from Cullompton

Lot 70029

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1842 (Jan 21) 1d Mulready letter sheet, stereo A44, from Cullompton to Exeter, solely cancelled contrary to regulations by the double arc ds, fine and…
Estimate: 1’500 – 1’800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 Mulready 1d lettersheet with ‘Annuity, Life

Lot 70030

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Jul 19) 1d Mulready lettersheet, stereo A240, with “Annuity, Life Assurance and Reversionary Interest” advert inside in blue, sent from Rickmansworth…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 1d. advertising letter sheet (forme 5 A23), with

Lot 70031

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1843 (Jun 28) 1d Mulready advertising letter sheet (forme 5 A23), with printed advert for the “Atlas Insurance Company” from London to Leeds dated Ju 28…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1843 (Aug 10) 1d Mulready lettersheet from London to Knaresborough and neatly cancelled by a superb strike of a London "8" in MC

Lot 70032

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1843 (Aug 10) 1d Mulready lettersheet, form 3 stereo A54, sent from London to Knaresborough and neatly cancelled by a superb strike of a London “8” in…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1868 (Oct 10) 1d Mulready envelope from Worsley to Grasmere, Britannia uncancelled, "2" postage due

Lot 70033

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1868 (Oct 10) 1d Mulready envelope from Worsley to Grasmere, Britannia uncancelled with Manchester transit cds at lower left and neatly endorsed alongside…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures U.S.A: 1840 facsimile of the 1d. letter sheet, produced

Lot 70034

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
U.S.A: 1840 facsimile of the 1d letter sheet, produced as an essay for presentation to the U.S. Senate, in conjunction with “Mr Websters resolution dated…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 2d. Mulready letter sheet (a96), a very fine unused

Lot 70035

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 2d Mulready letter sheet, stereo a96, a very fine unused example, the top flap with very fresh mint examples of the worlds first three postage stamps…
Estimate: 18’000 – 20’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (May 12) 2d Mulready lettersheet, forme1, stereo a105, sent from Boston to Spalding and cancelled by neat red MC

Lot 70036

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (May 12) 2d Mulready lettersheet, forme1, stereo a105, sent from Boston to Spalding and cancelled by neat red MC, no datestamps on reverse but dated…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 2d Mulready envelope cancelled by a perfectly struck blue "Newington Butts / 2d PAID" receiving office handstamp

Lot 70037

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 2d Mulready envelope, forme 1 stereo a197, sent from London to Ledbury, beautifully cancelled by a perfectly struck blue “Newington Butts / 2d PAID”…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1879 (Dec 1) 2d Mulready envelope, stereo a195, sent

Lot 70038

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1879 (Dec 1) 2d Mulready envelope, stereo a195, sent within London and cancelled by London “WC5” duplex, incorrectly surcharged “2d” postage due as the…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (25 July) Humes comic Envelope no 1, "Britannia

Lot 70039

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Jul 25) Humes comic Envelope no 1, “Britannia Seated on Egg” to the Isle of Wight, bearing 1840 1d. black pl. 4, JC (touched at left), neatly tied…
Estimate: 10’000 – 12’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 Southgate no 3 envelope from Moffatt to Lockerbie,

Lot 70040

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Aug) Southgate no.3 envelope from Moffatt to Lockerbie bearing 1840 1d black pl.6 JJ placed centrally, with good to very large margins showing a…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1840 (Nov 17) 1d. Fores's Musical envelope from Darlington

Lot 70041

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Nov 17) 1d Fores’s Musical envelope from Darlington to bath cancelled at upper right by a fine strike of the “Heighington / Penny Post” handstamp…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures 1841 (Nov 14) Fores Coaching envelope No 6 from Exeter

Lot 70042

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1841 (Nov 14) Fores Coaching envelope No 6 from Exeter to Crediton, bearing 1841 1d red-brown from black pl.9 OI, just touched on two sides, neatly tied…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Postal Stationery 1847 (Jul 28) 1d pink postal stationery envelope sent registered from London

Lot 70043

Great Britain » Postal Stationery
1847 (Jul 28) 1d pink postal stationery envelope sent registered from London to Broadway (Worcestershire), cancelled by “19” London Inland Office numeral…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes 1855 (Dec 4) pretty hand painted envelope from Cincinnati

Lot 70044

Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1855 (Dec 4) pretty hand painted envelope from Cincinnati to Edinburgh, stamped “PAID 24” carried by Collins line Steamer “Atlantic” from New York to…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes 1870, 1/2d postal stationery card with advertising illustration of a lady in a gown

Lot 70045

Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
1870, 1/2d postal stationery card with advertising illustration of a lady in a gown inscribed “DERRY & TOM’S / HIGH STREET KENSINGTON / THE KENSINGTON…
Estimate: 250 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1840 Paper and Gum Trials, two Pieces of  paper marked

Lot 70046

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 Paper and Gum Trials, two Pieces of paper marked in manuscript “dg 26lb/ La Po (large post)” indicating the weight of paper and dark gum the other…
Estimate: 2’800 – 3’200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1840 (June) Pape, Gum and Cancellation trials

Lot 70047

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 (June) Paper, Gum and Cancellation trials: A large sheet of paper (folded for display) bearing 6 1840 1d. blacks pl. 7, trial printings on the lighter…
Estimate: 50’000 – 60’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1865 Royal Reprint 1d carmine-rose (S.G. £2'250).

Lot 70048

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1865 Royal Reprint 1d carmine-rose on gummed watermarked paper, very fine (S.G. £2’250).
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1841 2. red brown on "Dickinson" silk thread paper,

Lot 70049

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1841 2d red brown on “Dickinson” silk thread paper, with large margins all round; very fine unused with part o.g, an extremely rare trial printing of which…
Estimate: 12’000 – 16’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1867 2d. blue, pl.9, Hi-IJ, Paris exhibition proof

Lot 70050

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1867 2d blue pl.9 HI/IJ Paris exhibition proof block of four; lovely vibrant colour; a scarce multiple.
Estimate: 1’600 – 1’800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam

Lot 70051

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam stamps, 8 proof impressions (one impression covered by another) as struck from the small plate of six…
Estimate: 4’500 – 5’500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam

Lot 70052

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam stamps, 11 impressions as struck from the small plate of six incomplete impressions of the New south…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints 1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam

Lot 70053

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1870 April- May colour trials for the 1/2d. bantam stamps, a single impression as struck from the small plate of six incomplete impressions of the New…
Estimate: 2’000 – 2’500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, eight unplated examples, each with

Lot 70054

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, eight unplated examples, each with good to large margins, five cancelled by red Maltese Cross the other three by black cross; some faults…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, three unplated examples tied to small

Lot 70055

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, three unplated examples tied to small pieces by black crosses; good space fillers.
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, unplated selection of 5 covers, comprising

Lot 70056

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, unplated selection of 6 covers, comprising singles used on entires (4) each cancelled by red Maltese cross, large entire to Brighton bearing…
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 1a, BF, close to good margins,

Lot 70057

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl. 1a, BF, close to good margins, used on entire letter from Sheffield to Birmingham, dated My 7. 1840 the second day of issue, neatly…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (May 24 used on the 3rd Sunday) entire letter

Lot 70058

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (May 24 used on the 3rd Sunday) entire letter from Dublin to London, bearing 1840 1d. black, pl. 1a, IF, with good to enormous margins placed at the…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl.1a, JK, good to very large margins

Lot 70059

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl.1a, JK, good to very large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a good strike of a Magenta Maltese cross; very rare so fine. Cert…
Estimate: 1’500 – 1’800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a QK, black Maltese Cross

Lot 70060

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a QK, four good to large margins, extremely fresh and clean appearance, cancelled by a double strike of a Scottish Maltese cross…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Nov 20) wrapper sent locally in Sevenoaks with 1840 1d black pl.1a QL

Lot 70061

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Nov 20) wrapper sent locally in Sevenoaks with 1840 1d black pl.7 QL tied by a lovely strike of the rare Sevenoaks “deep carmine” cross, listed in…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a SI-SJ pair, red Maltese Cross

Lot 70062

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a SI-SJ pair, four good to large margins, beautiful shade with vivid detail of the engraving, lightly cancelled by a red Maltese…
Estimate: 450 – 650 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d black, Pl.1a SJ, black Maltese Cross

Lot 70063

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d black, Pl.1a SJ, four good to large margins, cancelled by a black Maltese cross which is much scarcer on this plate than the SG cv suggests especially…
Estimate: 350 – 450 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 1b, BF,

Lot 70064

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d black pl.1b BF, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the rd Maltese cross; fresh and attractive.
Estimate: 180 – 240 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Sep 5) wrapper from Coleraine to Ballymoney (Ireland) with 1840 1d intense black pl.1b BG

Lot 70065

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 5) wrapper from Coleraine to Ballymoney (Ireland) with 1840 1d intense black pl.2 BG with close to large margins, tied by red Maltese cross,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 1b, CK, Watermark inverted hinged

Lot 70066

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d black pl.1b CK with watermark inverted, good to large margins, hinged onto entire letter from Rye to Mountfield dated AU. 17.1840, neatly cancelled…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, FA, Pl. 1b, good to very large margins,

Lot 70067

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, FA, Pl. 1b, good to very large margins, neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the red Maltese cross, Fine and attractive.
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d black, Pl.1b FK, red Maltese Cross

Lot 70068

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840, 1d black pl.1b FK, four large even margins, strong colour, crisp impression, cancelled by a neat Maltese cross in red, give an extremely fine appearance…
Estimate: 220 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d intense black, Pl.1b HF, complete Maltese Cross

Lot 70069

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d intense black, Pl.1b HF, four good margins, cancelled by a superbly positioned upright full strike of a crisp red Maltese cross, giving an exceptionally…
Estimate: 250 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, Pl. 1b, IH, good margins all round

Lot 70070

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d black pl.1b IH, good margins all round neatly tied to small piece by good strikes of the red and black Maltese crosses, fine and unusual; cert….
Estimate: 160 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 1b, LI, close to very large margins,

Lot 70071

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl. 1b, LI, close to very large margins, tied to Parliamentary proceedings wrapper from Harling to the Bishop of Norwich by black Maltese…
Estimate: 3’500 – 4’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 1b, large balanced margins

Lot 70072

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 1b, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a superb upright strike of the Red Maltese cross, Fine and very attractive.
Estimate: 400 – 500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (May 15) 1d black pl.2 CE, part cover

Lot 70073

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (May 15) reduced cover, franked with 1d black pl.2 CE, four margins close at side otherwise good, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red which is visible…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl.2, FL, good to large margins all

Lot 70074

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl.2, FL, good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a good strike of a purple Maltese cross; very rare so fine. Cert B.P.A….
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’400 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, GD, Pl. 2, large margins all round,

Lot 70075

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, GD, Pl. 2, large margins all round, lightly cancelled by red Maltese cross; fine.
Estimate: 180 – 220 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, IH, Pl. 2, large margins all round,

Lot 70076

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, IH, Pl. 2, large margins all round, neatly tied to small piece by a complete strike of the red Maltese cross. fine.
Estimate: 180 – 220 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl.2, KB, good to large margins all

Lot 70077

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl.2, KB, good to large margins all round, neatly tied to piece of cover from Ireland to Paris by a complete almost upright strike of the…
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl.2, KC, good to large margins all

Lot 70078

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl.2, KC, good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a good strike of the distinctive Plymouth Maltese cross in black; very scarce….
Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Sep 17) entire with 1840 1d. black pl.2 tied by the rare Bridgewater Maltese cross in pink

Lot 70079

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 17) entire from Bridgewater to Brecon with 1840 1d black pl.2 MC, close to very large margins, tied by the rare Bridgewater Maltese cross in…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, OL, Pl. 2, large margins all round,

Lot 70080

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, OL, Pl. 2, large margins all round, lightly cancelled by red Maltese cross; fine.
Estimate: 180 – 220 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 Cover to London franked with a 1d black PH, cancelled by the orange-red Maltese Cross of Chertsey

Lot 70081

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jun 1) Envelope to London franked with 1d black pl.2 PH, four margins, cancelled by the orange-red Maltese Cross of Chertsey, with “Laleham/Penny…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Sep 26) wrapper from Exeter to Bradford with 1840 1d black pl.3 EB

Lot 70082

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 26) wrapper from Exeter to Bradford with 1840 1d black pl.3 EB, fine to good margins, cancelled by a superb Maltese cross in reddish orange with…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 3, IK, used on printed form "A

Lot 70083

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Nov 27) Printed matter “A form of Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the safe delivery of the Queen, and the happy birth of a Princess”, with 1d black…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, JA, Pl. 3, large margins all round

Lot 70084

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840, 1d black pl.3 JA, large margins all round with significant portion of the marginal selvedge and inscription to left, neatly cancelled by a crisp…
Estimate: 250 – 500 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black,  Pl. 3, NE, large balance margins all

Lot 70085

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, Pl. 3, NE, large balance margins all round used locally on entire letter dated “Aug. 4. 40” neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the red…
Estimate: 550 – 650 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, PD, Pl. 3, large balanced margins all

Lot 70086

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, PD, Pl. 3, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the Red Maltese cross, Fine and very attractive.
Estimate: 200 – 260 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 3, unused with out gum large

Lot 70087

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 3, unused with out gum, large balanced margins all round; some faults otherwise a presentable example, scarce.
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, RG, Pl. 3, large balanced margins all

Lot 70088

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, RG, Pl. 3, large balanced margins all round, neatly cancelled by a fine strike of the Red Maltese cross, Fine and very attractive.
Estimate: 240 – 280 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Dec 8) wrapper from Manchester to Salford 1840 1d black pl.3 TH

Lot 70089

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 8) wrapper from Manchester to Salford 1840 1d black pl.3 TH tied to entire by the red-brown Maltese cross of Manchester (listed in both Rockoff…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1842 (Feb 15) entire letter from South Petherton to

Lot 70090

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1842 (Feb 15) entire letter from South Petherton to London, bearing 1840 1d. black, pl. 4 , AF, with good to large margins the cover re-addressed to Hastings,…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Dec 10) envelope from Edinburgh to Perth, bearing

Lot 70091

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 10) envelope from Edinburgh to Perth, bearing 1840 1d. black pl.4 ED, separated by tearing, tied by “HANOVER STREET” straight line scots local;…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Oct 12) printed circular from the Surtees society

Lot 70092

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Oct 12) printed circular from the Surtees society in Crook Hall, Durham, bearing 1840 1d. black, pl. 4, EE, neatly tied by a brownish red Maltese…
Estimate: 18’000 – 20’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, JA, Pl. 4, large balanced margins all

Lot 70093

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, JA, Pl. 4, large balanced margins all round, cancelled by a good strike of the red Maltese cross; fine
Estimate: 180 – 200 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl. 4, JK, good to large margins, used

Lot 70094

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Sep 19) Printed matter “A Statement of the number of prisoners committed to the house of corrections Wakefield”, with 1840 1d black pl.4 JK, good…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d black pl.4 KI-KK strip of three, four margins and part of KH to left, cancelled by Maltese crosses in red

Lot 70095

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d black pl.4 KI-KK strip of three, four good margins with part of KH to left, clean crisp printing, cancelled by red Maltese crosses, a very fine…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’600 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 4, good to very large margins,

Lot 70096

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, LL, Pl. 4, good to very large margins, neatly cancelled by a superb strike of the red Maltese cross, Fine and most attractive.
Estimate: 280 – 300 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1841 (Apr 10) O.H.M.S entire letter from Glasgow to

Lot 70097

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 10) O.H.M.S entire letter from Glasgow to Dunblane, bearing 1840 1d. black, pl. 4 , MG Cut into at top right corner) then re-directed to Inveraray…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 (Jul 7) part entire letter used locally in Gloucester,

Lot 70098

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 7) part entire letter used locally in Gloucester, bearing 1840 1d black pl.4 NH, placed sideways (contrary to regulations) with very close to…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 GBP
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Stamp of Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 1840 1d. black, pl.4, OB, good to large margins all

Lot 70099

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d. black, pl.4, OB, good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a good strike of a Bright violet Maltese cross; very rare so fine. Cert…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 GBP
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