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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1643    Used
UNPLATED group of 19 examples - singles (7), pairs (2), strip of four, mainly four margined, odd stamp touching margin, single M.C. cancel, others 1844 Type. (19) £150.00 £115.00
1644    Used
UNPLATED group of 20 examples - singles (9), pairs (3), strip, all with clear margins & 1844 Type cancels. (20) £100.00 £145.00
1645    Used
UNPLATED group of 20 examples - singles (6), pairs (4), strips (2), virtually all clear margins, four with M.C. cancels, nice lot. £100.00 £240.00
Pl. 4 AJ part sheet margin at top, other margins large incl. adjoining frame of AK at lower right, VFU Spec E1. £50.00 £56.00
Pl. 3 AD clear to good margins, fresh M with full o.g. SG. 14, Spec ES11. Cat. £4250 (1) £1500.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 cover to Edinburgh franked 1841 2d blue Pl. 3 BJ - three clear margins, close upper left side & 1d red brown Pl. 39 GC cut into at left side, each cancelled by No 3 in MALTESE CROSS. Scarce mixed franking covering this postmark. (Single 2d Cat. £1750 on cover) BPA Cert 2009. £1000.00 N/S
Pl. 3 CH complete to large margins FU with part town dated postmark in black, probably (Dorche) ster. Spec ELwe. Cat. £2200 £350.00 N/S
Pl. 3 horizontal pair DI/DJ good margins all round, cancelled in black with 1844 type cancels & with 'P.O.PAID' in red. Unusual & scarce. Brandon Cert (2005) (2) £700.00 N/S
Pl. 3 FC, just clear to good margins, cancelled by neat strike of the '538' numeral of Nottingham in GREEN, very scarce, Spec ES11wd. (1) Cat. £4000 £700.00 £520.00
Used on piece or front
Pl. 3 GH four close to good margins, tied to piece by blue numeral '469' of Llanelly. Very scarce & attractive. Cat. £700 £200.00 N/S
1653    Used
Pl. 3 GH-GJ horizontal strip of three, clear to good margins & very fine numeral cancels '293' of Faringdon (Berkshire). £75.00 N/S
Pl. 3 2d deep full blue lett HJ four clear to good margins, cancelled clearly by distinctive BLUE Maltese Cross, Spec ES12i,uc. Brandon Cert (2007) Cat. £4000 (1) £1800.00 £1500.00
1655   Used (on letter or envelope)
1943 Cover to Holborn franked Pl.3 IA four margin example tied black M.C, 1843 wrapper from York to Kendal franked Pl.3 II - pale blue four margin example tied fine black M.C, three other covers franked 2d - three margins tied black M.C's another cover 1844 franked pale blue JJ/JK horizontal pair tied Scottish Type Maltese Crosses (JJ cut into, JK four margined) £150.00 £115.00
Pl. 3 JD two clear margins, cut into at top & touching at lower left side, cancelled by 1844 type numeral in red, very rare, Spec. ES11wc. (1) Cat. £20,000 £650.00 N/S
Pl. 3 KA, KB horizontal pair unused - re-gummed, KA cut into left side & base, KA good four margins with repaired closed tear at top nevertheless an attractive pair (KB would make an impressive single). Cat. £8500+ (2) £400.00 N/S
1658    Used
Pl. 3 reconstruction strip of four QG/QJ generally good margins, close at top, Pl. 4 strip of three LG/LF cut into at top & right. (7) £45.00 £40.00
Pl. 4 DD-DF strip of three with watermark inverted, fine with just clear (possibly just touched at lower right of DF) to large margins & '357' numerals of Hereford, DF with faint (natural?) paper crease at right not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. SG. 14wi, Spec. ES14a, Cat. £1,650+. £400.00 N/S
1660    Used
Pl. 4 MD/OC vertical strip complete to mainly good to large margins, U barred oval numerals in black - has been folded between to pair. £40.00 N/S
Pl. 4 HD violet blue four good to large margins numeral postmark, SG. 15aa. Clear BPA Cert (1960). Cat. £1300 £380.00 N/S
Pl. 4 RK/RL violet blue large margined horizontal pair, lightly cancelled with barred oval '444' numeral. Brandon Cert (2002) stated RK has pressed out vertical crease. Attractive & scarce, SG. 15aa, Spec ES16. Cat. £2600++ £900.00 £840.00
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