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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1494
Used on piece or front
UNPLATED lett LI, four margin example with faults, tied red M.C & good strike of POULTON/PENNY POST, back stamped 'Preston/Dec 15/1840' c.d.s. (1) £200.00 N/S
1495
 Used
Unplated left OC, close margins three sides, just cut into at top left, used with distinctive Plymouth MC in black, Cat. £3500 £200.00 £180.00
1496
 Used
Pl.1a DL large to huge margins, cancelled fine red M.C. (1) £80.00 £115.00
1497
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Law Life Assurance Society Renewal Notice dated 'May1840' in m/s bearing 1d black plate 1a EK, complete to large margins used brown-red MC has s/l Fleet Street WO. The London c.d.s. is not very clear but as the policy was due on the 28th May it must have been posted early in the month. (1) £400.00 N/S
1498
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 13 Cover to John Buchanan in London, franked Pl.1a GK, good to large margins tied red M.C, then re-directed to a Miss Alexander at a Hotel in Dover with Pl.2 MH four margins, slight corner fault, tied red M.C central vertical crease, clear of adhesions. (1) £200.00 £230.00
1499   Used on piece or front
Pl. 1a SG four margin example tied to piece by red MC, piece bears Stourbridge July 25th 1840 c.d.s. (Sunday). (1) £90.00 £98.00
1500
 Used
Pl. 1b DI good to large margins, slightly oily red MC. (1) £80.00 £80.00
1501
 Used
Pl. 1b HB four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80.00 £88.00
1502
 Used
Pl. 1b RL four margin example, smudged red MC. (1) £65.00 £64.00
1503
 Used
Pl. 1b SG, clear margins virtually all round except NE corner cut very close to touching, cancelled by fine strike of the distinctive double lined 'Stonehaven' MC in red, RPS Cert 1990. (1) Cat. £4000 £500.00 £540.00
1504
 Used
Pl. 2 DD four margin example, red MC. (1) £85.00 £82.00
1505
 Used
Pl. 2 FB four good margins, smudged red MC. (1) £70.00 £60.00
1506
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 19th cover from London to Stourbridge franked Pl. 2 IL, four margin example, just tied by centrally struck red MC, alongside fancy 'Too Late' in red, also very fine '19th May 1840' c.d.s. in red. Cat. £2500 (1) £900.00 N/S
1507    Used
PRINTINGS IN RED Pl.2 IL clear to good margins, Pl.8 JF clear to good margins (fault), Pl.10 MI four good margins, cancelled black M.C. (3) £70.00 £72.00
1508
 Used
Pl. 2 LA four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80.00 £88.00
1509
 Used
Pl. 2 MD four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £90.00 £96.00
1510
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 6 cover from London to Ayr, North Britain franked Pl. 2 NG four good margins, tied by red MC & straight line 'Charing Cross' in black. An unusual combination of cancellations, cover with minor staining. £650.00 N/S
1511
 Used
Pl. 2 OG four margin example, red MC (tiny corner crease). (1) £65.00 £86.00
1512
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pl. 2 OJ, good to large margins on cover from Bristol to Liverpool, tied by vermillion MC of Bristol with Bristol back stamp Ja.7.1841. Spec. AS15vh, very scarce, Cat. £2500. (1) £300.00 N/S
1513
 Used
Pl. 2 TC four good margins, cancelled in red. (1) £70.00 £88.00
1514
 Used
Pl. 3 RB four good margins, red MC. (1) £85.00 £110.00
1515
 Used
Pl. 4 BA four good to large margins, red MC. (1) £85.00 £92.00
1516
 Used
Pl. 4 BB good to large margins, watery red MC. (1) £85.00 £86.00
1517
Used on piece or front
Pl. 4 CF four good margins, tied to small piece by red MC. (1) £90.00 £120.00
1518
 Used
Pl. 4 EB four good to large margins, fine red M.C. (1) £80.00 £105.00
1519
 Used
Pl. 4 JB clear to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £75.00 £78.00
1520
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 17 cover from Wakefield to Eshton Hall, Gargrave (local) but missent to Glasgow, franked Pl. 4 LG - four good to large margins, tied fine red MC. Obverse bears excellent strike of 'MISSENT/TO/GLASGOW', reverse Wakefield despatch for Nov 17 & two Glasgow forwarding c.d.s's for 19th Nov. A scarce & attractive cover. (1) £500.00 N/S
1521
 Used
Pl. 4 LI good to large margins, red MC. (1) £90.00 £92.00
1522
 Used
Pl. 4 MA, large margins three sides plus part sheet margin at left, U lightly struck black MC, fine example, Spec. AS 23. £150.00 £125.00
1523
 Used
Pl. 4 QC clear to good margins, fine black MC. (1) £85.00 £96.00
1524
 Used
Pl. 4 TH four good margins, black MC. (1) £85.00 N/S
1525
 Used
Pl. 5 FL good to large margins, heavy red MC. (1) £80.00 N/S
1526
 Used
Pl. 5 H? good to large margins, bold black MC. (1) £85.00 £85.00
1527
 Used
Pl. 5 IK four good to large margins, cancelled black M.C. (1) £80.00 £92.00
1528
 Used
Pl. 5 clear to large margins, heavy red MC. (1) £70.00 £65.00
1529
 Used
Pl. 5 QI clear to large margins, red MC. (1) £70.00 £74.00
1530
 Used
Pl. 5 SD four clear to good margins, black MC. (1) £80.00 £80.00
1531
 Used
Pl. 5 TI good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £80.00 £82.00
1532
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 27 cover to Middlesex franked Pl. 5 TK four good margins example, tied by both red MC & BALLINASLOE c.d.s. in black. Scarce & attractive. £350.00 N/S
1533
 Used
Pl. 6 BH four margin example, fine red MC. (1) £80.00 £92.00
1534
 Used
Pl. 6 BK four good margins, faint red MC. (1) £85.00 £84.00
1535   Used on piece or front
Pl. 6 CB four margin example tied to piece by red MC. (1) £70.00 £64.00
1536
 Unused
Pl.6 IE, fine looking unused example with good to large margins, BPA Cert 2007. (1) Cat. £11,000. £1200.00 £1400.00
1537
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov large part entire from Warminster to London franked two examples from Pl. 6 JB - very fine with good even margins, JH just shaved at right, otherwise fine. Both are well tied by light red MC's. £200.00 N/S
1538
 Used
Pl. 6 JK four margin example, red MC. (1) £80.00 £96.00
1539
Used on piece or front
Pl. 6 KE clear to large margins, tied to small piece by very fine black MC. (1) £85.00 £110.00
1540
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 2nd cover to Chepstow franked Pl. 6 LC four good margins, tied by two strikes of MC in watery orange-red, re-directed to Pontypool with m/s 1' charge. Attractive & scarce re-directed cover. £300.00 N/S
1541
 Used
Pl. 6 LJ four good margins, red MC. (1) £80.00 £80.00
1542
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 17 cover from Huddersfield to Penistone franked Pl. 6 NH & NI (severed pair) both with good to large margins, tied black MC's (NI has vertical crease). (1) £250.00 N/S
1543
 Used
Pl. 6 OB four good margins, bold black MC. (1) £85.00 N/S
1544
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 3rd cover from Maidstone to Gravesend franked Pl. 6 OD (State 2) four margin example, OH - three margin, tied by red MC's (last week of the red MC). £200.00 £200.00
1545
 Used
Pl. 6 OF good to large margins, black MC. (1) £80.00 N/S
1546
 Used
Pl. 6 OJ good to large margins, faint red MC. (1) £85.00 £80.00
1547
 Used
Pl. 6 SJ four margin example, fine red MC. (1) £80.00 £120.00
1548
Used on piece or front
Pl. 6 TJ four good margins, tied to piece by bold red MC. (1) £85.00 £90.00
1549
 Used
Pl. 7 FJ four margin example, red MC. (1) £75.00 £90.00
1550
 Used
Pl. 7 HJ four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £85.00 £110.00
1551
Used on piece or front
Pl. 7 MA/NA vertical pair, just complete to very large margins U on piece with red MC's, pairs very scarce & Cat. £1900 by SG Spec AS 44. £350.00 N/S
1552
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 12th EL from The Anti Rot Company Liverpool to customer in Chester franked Pl. 7 lett OG four margin example, tied by watery red MC. Horizontal filing crease through the adhesive (not heavy). (1) £100.00 £75.00
1553
 Used
Pl. 7 PJ good to large margins, red MC. (1) £85.00 £80.00
1554
 Used
Pl. 8 DF three large margins - just touching at top, fine red M.C, IK four large margins portion of adjoining stamp at top, cancelled in red, tiny abrasion NE square. (2) £100.00 £90.00
1555
 Used
Pl. 8 JI good to large margins, black MC. (1) £85.00 £80.00
1556
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 11 cover to Wymondham, Norfolk franked Pl. 9 NG-NJ horizontal strip of four, large to huge margins all round except NG clipped at lower left, tied bold black Maltese Crosses. Very rare multiple on cover. (1) £1000.00 N/S
1557
 Used
Pl. 10 KJ four good margins cancelled in red, MK clear to large margins cancelled in black, both have faults. (2) £100.00 £105.00
1558
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 26 cover Manchester to Dublin franked Pl.10 complete to large margins cancelled by red MC (scarce on this plate), EL is creased etc. but well clear of adhesive, Spec. AS66, Cat. £3000+++ £400.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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