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1840 (Jul 4) Wrapper (no sideflaps) with 1840 1d black pl.2 MB-MC pair and MD-ME pair

Lot 50050 | 1840 (Jul 4) Wrapper (no sideflaps) with 1840 1d black pl.2 MB-MC pair and MD-ME pair

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: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
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1840 (Nov 26) Lettersheet from Bristol to London with 1840 1d black pl.2 MD by vermilion MC

Lot 50051 | 1840 (Nov 26) Lettersheet from Bristol to London with 1840 1d black pl.2 MD by vermilion MC

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Nov 26) Lettersheet from Bristol to London with 1840 1d black pl.2 MD with fine to large margins tied by vermilion MC, reverse with matching colour…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 280
1841 (Nov 23) Wrapper (no sideflaps) sent within the the Birmingham area with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI and "SUTTON / COLDFIELD" hs

Lot 50052 | 1841 (Nov 23) Wrapper (no sideflaps) sent within the the Birmingham area with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI and “SUTTON / COLDFIELD” hs

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Nov 23) Wrapper (no sideflaps) sent within the Birmingham area with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI, fine to good margins, tied by neat red MC, with clear…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 200
1840 (Aug 6) Envelope from Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) to Cirencester with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI

Lot 50053 | 1840 (Aug 6) Envelope from Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) to Cirencester with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 6) Envelope from Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) to Cirencester with 1840 1d black pl.3 BI, good to very large margins, tied by crisp red MC with…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
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1840 (May 31) Entire from Launceston (Cornwall) to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.3 TE

Lot 50054 | 1840 (May 31) Entire from Launceston (Cornwall) to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.3 TE

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (May 31) Entire from Launceston (Cornwall) to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.3 TE, fine to large margins, tied by neat black MC, with despatch cds…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400
1840 (Jul 6) Envelope sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.4 AL

Lot 50055 | 1840 (Jul 6) Envelope sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.4 AL

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Jul 6) Envelope sent within London with 1840 1d black pl.4 AL, close to good margins, tied by crisp red MC with “T.P / Duke Street” hs adjacent,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
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1841 (Feb 16) Wrapper from Dundee to Edinburgh (Scotland) with 1840 1d black pl.4 GE

Lot 50056 | 1841 (Feb 16) Wrapper from Dundee to Edinburgh (Scotland) with 1840 1d black pl.4 GE

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Feb 16) Wrapper from Dundee to Edinburgh (Scotland) with 1840 1d black pl.4 GE, fine to good margins, tied by two strikes of a red MC, despatch and…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 360
1840 1d Black pl.4 GL with close to huge margins, light

Lot 50057 | 1840 1d Black pl.4 GL with close to huge margins, light

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.4 GL with close to huge margins, light red MC, very fine, signed Knopke
Estimate: 90 – 120 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 95
1842 (Feb 23) Wrapper from Leeds to Nottingham with fraudulently re-used 1840 1d black

Lot 50058 | 1842 (Feb 23) Wrapper from Leeds to Nottingham with fraudulently re-used 1840 1d black

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1842 (Feb 23) Wrapper from Leeds to Nottingham with fraudulently re-used 1840 1d black KJ pl.5, fine to large margins, previously cancelled by black MC…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 GBP
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1841 (Jan 30) Entire from London to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.6 GJ

Lot 50059 | 1841 (Jan 30) Entire from London to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.6 GJ

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Jan 30) Entire from London to Gloucester with 1840 1d black pl.6 GJ, fine to good margins, tied by neat red MC, London bs, fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 120
1840 1d Black pl.6 IB-IC pair with good to large margins with MAGENTA MCs

Lot 50060 | 1840 1d Black pl.6 IB-IC pair with good to large margins with MAGENTA MCs

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 IB-IC pair with good to large margins with neat MAGENTA MCs, very fine and scarce, cert. Brandon (1993) (SG AS41vd, £6’000)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
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1840 1d Black pl.6 QI with red MC, superb condition

Lot 50061 | 1840 1d Black pl.6 QI with red MC, superb condition

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black pl.6 QI with crisp red MC, superb condition
Estimate: 140 – 160 GBP
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1840 (Aug 27) Lettersheet from Newbridge to Newport with 1840 1d black pl.7 CG

Lot 50062 | 1840 (Aug 27) Lettersheet from Newbridge to Newport with 1840 1d black pl.7 CG

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Aug 27) Lettersheet from Newbridge to Newport with 1840 1d black pl.7 CG tied by red MC, fine to good margins, “Newbridge / Penny Post” hs and arrival…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
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1840 (Dec 5) Wrapper from Blackpool to Lytham with 1840 1d black pl.8 MG

Lot 50063 | 1840 (Dec 5) Wrapper from Blackpool to Lytham with 1840 1d black pl.8 MG

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 (Dec 5) Wrapper from Blackpool (Lancashire) to Lytham with 1840 1d black pl.8 MG, close to good margins, tied by neat red MC with “Blackpool / Penny…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 320
1841 (Apr 10) Lettersheet from Wolverhampton to London with 1840 1d black pl.9

Lot 50064 | 1841 (Apr 10) Lettersheet from Wolverhampton to London with 1840 1d black pl.9

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 10) Lettersheet from Wolverhampton to London with 1840 1d black pl.9 EC tied by black MC, close to very large margins, despatch and arrival bs,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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1841 (Apr 7) Lettersheet from Carlisle to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.9 PG

Lot 50065 | 1841 (Apr 7) Lettersheet from Carlisle to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.9 PG

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1841 (Apr 7) Lettersheet from Carlisle to Cockermouth with 1840 1d black pl.9 PG with good to large margins tied by black MC with despatch cds on reverse,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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Plate 3 QC, good to large even margins, showing superb black MC, thinned

Lot 50066 | Plate 3 QC, good to large even margins, showing superb black MC, thinned

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: 180 – 220 GBP
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1840 1d Black group of three covers

Lot 50067 | 1840 1d Black group of three covers

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of three covers, one 1840 (Dec) from London with 3 margin 1d, one 1841 (Feb) from Pewsey with 3 margin 1d and one from London with…
Estimate: 130 – 160 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 240
1840 1d Black group of 8 covers, all 4-margined

Lot 50068 | 1840 1d Black group of 8 covers, all 4-margined

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
1840 1d Black group of 8 covers, all 4-margined, incl. Magenta MC from Glasgow on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), Ruby MC on pl.2 (cert. Brandon), pl.3 on cover…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
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1843 (Nov 28) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Blackshiels with combination franking of 1840 2d blue pl.1 and two 1841 1d red

Lot 50069 | 1843 (Nov 28) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Blackshiels with combination franking of 1840 2d blue pl.1 and two 1841 1d red

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1843 (Nov 28) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Blackshiels to Melrose with 1840 2d blue pl.1 and two 1841 1d red (pl.31 & pl.35) tied by black MCs, text…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 GBP
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1840 2d Blue pl.1 AB-BC pair on 1841 (Feb 18) envelope to Edinburgh

Lot 50070 | 1840 2d Blue pl.1 AB-BC pair on 1841 (Feb 18) envelope to Edinburgh

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Dark Blue pl.1 AB-BC pair, very close to good margins (small tear at lower right of AC, cancelled by black MCs on 1841 (Feb 18) envelope to Edinburgh,…
Estimate: 360 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 285
1840 2d Blue pl.2 BE-BF on 1842 (Feb 22) lettersheet from Barmoor (Northumberland)

Lot 50071 | 1840 2d Blue pl.2 BE-BF on 1842 (Feb 22) lettersheet from Barmoor (Northumberland)

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.2 BE-BF with BF just touched at lower left, tied by black MCs to 1842 (Feb 22) lettersheet from Barmoor (Northumberland), reverse with…
Estimate: 360 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 260
1840 2d Blue pl.2 TG with "447" 1844-type numeral of Leeds

Lot 50072 | 1840 2d Blue pl.2 TG with “447” 1844-type numeral of Leeds

Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1840 2d Blue pl.2 TG with close to good margins with “447” 1844-type numeral of Leeds, tiny nick at lower right clear of frameline, fine and scarce (SG…
Estimate: 360 – 400 GBP
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1841 1d Red Brown pl.69 TL imprimatur from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number and part marginal inscription

Lot 50073 | 1841 1d Red Brown pl.69 TL imprimatur from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number and part marginal inscription

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1841 1d Red Brown pl.69 TL imprimatur from the lower right corner of the sheet with plate number and part marginal inscription, very fine and rare, ex…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’300
1853 10d Embossed deep brown (die 3WW) mint og

Lot 50074 | 1853 10d Embossed deep brown (die 3WW) mint og

Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1853 10d Embossed deep brown (die 3WW) mint og, lower right corner marginal with good to huge margins, very scarce especially so fine, a superb example…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 6’000
1847-54 10d Brown embossed with good even margins, used

Lot 50075 | 1847-54 10d Brown embossed with good even margins, used

Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1847-54 10d Brown embossed with good even margins, crisp “466” numeral, hinge thin at top, fine appearance (SG £3’200)
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
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1847-54 10d Brown embossed, 3 margins, tied to 1851 wrapper to Italy

Lot 50076 | 1847-54 10d Brown embossed, 3 margins, tied to 1851 wrapper to Italy

Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1847-54 10d Brown embossed, 3 margins, tied to 1851 (Jul 14) wrapper from London to Italy by London district office numeral, “INSUFFICIENTLY STAMPED” hs…
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
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1853 (May 6) Wrapper from London to the USA with 1847-54 1s green

Lot 50077 | 1853 (May 6) Wrapper from London to the USA with 1847-54 1s green

Great Britain » 1847-54 Embossed
1853 (May 6) Wrapper from London to the USA with 1847-54 1s green embossed (just cut into at left and foot), cancelled by London “12” numeral with Lombard…
Estimate: 200 – 240 GBP
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1850 (Oct 15) Printed letter from Thomas Saunders (award winning paper maker) to Perkins, Bacon & Petch

Lot 50078 | 1850 (Oct 15) Printed letter from Thomas Saunders (award winning paper maker) to Perkins, Bacon & Petch

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1850 (Oct 15) Entire (delivered without postage) with printed letter from Thomas Saunders (award winning paper maker) to Perkins, Bacon & Petch, informing…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
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1864 1d Red pl.100 mint nh lower marginal strip of four with inscription

Lot 50079 | 1864 1d Red pl.100 mint nh lower marginal strip of four with inscription

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1864 1d Red pl.100 mint nh lower marginal strip of four with inscription,mounted in the margin only, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 140
1865 1d Carmine-Rose "Royal Reprint" pl.66 NC-ND imperf. pair

Lot 50080 | 1865 1d Carmine-Rose “Royal Reprint” pl.66 NC-ND imperf. pair

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1865 1d Carmine-Rose “Royal Reprint” pl.66 NC-ND imperf. pair, mint og, fine (SG £6’000+), plus normal pl.66 mint block of nine
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
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861 3d Rose RF ABNORMAL plate 2 state 1 with no dots and shaded splandrels, imperf. imprimatur

Lot 50081 | 861 3d Rose RF ABNORMAL plate 2 state 1 with no dots and shaded splandrels, imperf. imprimatur

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1861 3d Rose RF ABNORMAL plate 2 state 1 with no dots and shaded spandrels, imperf. imprimatur, just touched at top right otherwise good margins, exceptionally…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 850
1867-83 Wmk MC £1 Brown-Lilac HI with neat Stock Exchange cds

Lot 50082 | 1867-83 Wmk MC £1 Brown-Lilac HI with neat Stock Exchange cds

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1867-83 Wmk MC £1 Brown-Lilac HI with neat Stock Exchange / Glasgow MY 23 / 82 cds, paper slightly off colour, 2 expertisers/dealer hs on reverse, fine…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 750
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with crisp and central Liverpool Exchange cds

Lot 50083 | 1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with crisp and central Liverpool Exchange cds

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk Anchor 5s rose pl.4 on blued paper with crisp and central Liverpool Exchange 24 MR 84 cds, pressed vertical creases, very fine appearance,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’500
1867-83 5s Rose pl.4 on blued paper with "498" numeral

Lot 50084 | 1867-83 5s Rose pl.4 on blued paper with “498” numeral

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1867-83 5s Rose pl.4 on blued paper with “498” numeral of Manchester, tiny thin at top right, fine and scarce (SG £4’800)
Estimate: 260 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 260
1867-83 Wmk Anchor £5 orange BF with Belfast cds

Lot 50085 | 1867-83 Wmk Anchor £5 orange BF with Belfast cds

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1867-83 Wmk Anchor £5 orange BF with Belfast cds, small corner perf. bend at top right otherwise fine, signed Pfenniger (SG £4’750)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 1’000
1875 2 1/2d De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card, with "Feb.10 1875" and "BEFORE HARDENING" hs

Lot 50086 | 1875 2 1/2d De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card, with “Feb.10 1875” and “BEFORE HARDENING” hs

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1875 2 1/2d De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card, with “Feb.10 1875” and “BEFORE HARDENING” hs and ms “Duplicate proof”, a vert crease and a bend…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 300
1873-80 2 1/2d Rose Mauve with error of lettering LH-FL

Lot 50087 | 1873-80 2 1/2d Rose Mauve with error of lettering LH-FL

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1873-80 2 1/2d Rose Mauve with error of lettering LH-FL (for LH-HL), neat Scottish numeral, fine and rare (SG £2’750)
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 600
1878 10s De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card without corner letters or plate numbers

Lot 50088 | 1878 10s De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card without corner letters or plate numbers

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1878 10s De La Rue die proof in black on glossy card without corner letters or plate numbers, “Apr 30, 1878” hs, very fine, ex Verus (SG £3’500)
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 650
1880 3d Rose pl.21 mint block of four, very fine

Lot 50089 | 1880 3d Rose pl.21 mint block of four, very fine

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1880-83 3d Rose pl.21 mint block of four, very fine and fresh, a scarce multiple, signed E. Diena (SG £3’000)
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 260
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14

Lot 50090 | 1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-81 Provisional Issue and 1881 1d Lilac
1880 5d Indigo pl.1. imprimatur line perf 14., taken from the “Before and After the Stamp Committee” De La Rue presentation book, large part og, very fine…
Estimate: 750 – 1’000 GBP
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1883 2s6d Lilac on blued paper with SPECIMEN type 9

Lot 50091 | 1883 2s6d Lilac on blued paper with SPECIMEN type 9

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1883 2s6d Lilac on blued paper with SPECIMEN type 9 ovpt, tiny corner perf. bend at lower right, fine and fresh (SG £600)
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 90
1883-84 5s Rose on blued paper, central Leicester cds

Lot 50092 | 1883-84 5s Rose on blued paper, central Leicester cds

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1883-84 5s Rose on blued paper, central Leicester cds, small crayon mark at top left, one short perf at top, fine appearance and scarce (SG £4’000)
Estimate: 440 – 500 GBP
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1883 5s Crimson HH with SPECIMEN type 9 ovpt

Lot 50093 | 1883 5s Crimson HH with SPECIMEN type 9 ovpt

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1883-84 & 1888 High Values
1883 5s Crimson HH with SPECIMEN type 9 ovpt, couple of gum creases and tiny tone spots on the gum otherwise fine (SG £450)
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 60
1883-84 10s Pale Ultramarine mint nh, well centred

Lot 50094 | 1883-84 10s Pale Ultramarine mint nh, well centred

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1883-84 10s Pale Ultramarine mint nh, well centred, very fine (SG £2’500)
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 600
1884 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac with barred oval cancels

Lot 50095 | 1884 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac with barred oval cancels

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1884 Wmk Orbs £1 brown-lilac with barred oval cancels, some red pencil marks, pressed vert. crease otherwise fine (SG £4’500)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 400
1883-84 9d Green mint lh with inverted watermark

Lot 50096 | 1883-84 9d Green mint lh with inverted watermark

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1883-84 9d Green mint lh with inverted watermark, tiny wrinkle otherwise very fine and fresh (SG £2’000)
Estimate: 240 – 300 GBP
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1891 £1 Green pl.2 TA mint og showing frame break at lower left variety

Lot 50097 | 1891 £1 Green pl.2 TA mint og showing frame break at lower left variety

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1891 £1 Green pl.2 TA mint og showing frame break at lower left variety, a couple of shortish perfs, fine and fresh example of this variety, cert. RPS…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
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1899 2d Colour trial with head plate in purple and duty plate in olive

Lot 50098A | 1899 2d Colour trial with head plate in purple and duty plate in olive

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1887 Jubilee 2d Colour trial of 1899 with head plate in purple and duty plate in olive, mint og with light hinge trace, very fine (SG £1’000)
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 460
1891 £1 Green TA with SPECIMEN overprint, showing the broken frame variety

Lot 50098 | 1891 £1 Green TA with SPECIMEN overprint, showing the broken frame variety

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed
1891 £1 Green TA with SPECIMEN overprint, showing the broken frame variety, mint og, light vert. gum bend at left and at top left corner, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Read more / Sold for GBP 300
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