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Stamp auction - 12 November 2009 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 12 November 2009. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 134 - 1840 Mulready Stationary
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A proof of the stereotype without the value inscription or side-panels, state 2, in black on India paper, folded to letter sheet format, some age staining o/w fine, Spec. Vol. I Pg.13. Cat. £3500 £450.00 £410.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 6th May One Penny Letter Sheet A22 (forme 2) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, sent from London on 6th May 1840 to Lavenham, Suffolk, dated in the same hand on the front & London dispatch for MY.6.40, some creasing & tears, preserved onto tissue paper, cancelled by fine orange MC. (1) Cat. £15000 £2500.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 7th May One Penny Letter Sheet A6 (Forme 1) used with fine red MC, addressed to Soho. Reverse bears well struck MAY 7th 1840 cancel, small nick at base not detracting. Scarce. Cat. £2500 (1) £1000.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 One Penny Letter Sheet (A21) from Uttoxeter to Gateshead franked by 1840 1d Pl. 2 SF, a little touched or cut into at left, large margins other sides, tied by red Maltese Cross. Vertical filing folds clear of adhesive, otherwise attractive & scarce. (1) £1300.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
One Penny Letter Sheet A1 (forme 1), addressed to Edinburgh cancelled by the distinctive KELSO M.C with boxed date stamp for Au.2.42, some creasing & the whole preserved onto tissue paper, very rare distinctive M.C. (1) Cat. £15000 £3500.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
One Penny letter sheet A27 (forme 2) used 1846 (June 17th) from London to Newcastle on Tyne, sent uncancelled contrary to regulations, redirected to Gateshead on arrival, upper flap a little damaged not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and attractive. £350.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
One Penny letter sheet A57 (Forme 3) used to Essex with red MC & back stamped 'May 9 1840'. Vertical crease, clean cover. Cat. £2500 (1) £350.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
One Penny envelope A148 (forme 2) used 1840 (May 22nd) from Aberdeen to Ballater with a fine part strike of the Aberdeen ruby Maltese Cross, lower flap a little damaged, otherwise fine and scarce. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. ME2, Cat. £5500 £600.00 £470.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 6th May One Penny Envelope A157 (Forme 3) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, sent from London on 6th May to Hastings, clear & fine c.d.s on reverse, cancelled by fine red MC. Minor faults but attractive appearance. Cat. £15,000 (1) £3000.00 N/S
1418   Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope A157, A163 an uncut pair with square margins on one side, from forme 3, unused with horizontal & vertical folding creases. £200.00 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 13 Twopence envelope stereo obscured used from Carlisle to Lancaster, uprated with 1840 2d Pl. 1 NR margins all round, tied by two strikes of the black Maltese Cross. The reverse with despatched arrival date stamp. Some defects & the red wax seal on reverse has seeped through to the front. Extremely rare. Cat. £30,000 (1) £1700.00 £1500.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Twopence Letter Sheet a98 addressed to South Lambeth & re-addressed to Blackfriars, cancelled by black Maltese Cross & bearing in addition, s/line 'P.P/Walworth' in red & 'Vauxhall/2d PAID' in black with two date stamps 1843 (6 Feb). Some creasing, soiling & reinforcements of folds but an unusual & appealing cover. (1) £700.00 N/S
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