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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 - First Day Covers
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902 1d scarlet on cover, tied London Jan.1.02 double ring c.d.s. the first day of issue. £50.00 £38.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Souvenir JPS Coronation Day envelope franked ½d Downey, tied London June 22 first day machine cancel, envelope a little soiled. Scarce. (1) £150.00 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Wembley 1d on 'Wallec Bros' FDC, tied Wembley Park slogan. Adhesive has slightly damaged lower right corner. Scarce. £150.00 £270.00
1929   Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Silver Jubilee set on plain (hand addressed) FDC & 1957 Parliament on plain typed addressed FDC. (2) £45.00 £38.00
1930   Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Silver Jubilee set + extra 2½d on plain airmail FDC (hand addressed) to USA, reverse bears 'Cambridge Union Soc' printed crest. (1) £35.00 £30.00
1931   Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 dark colours ½d to 2½d U on plain FDC 10 May 1937, also 11d on 1947 29th Dec plain FDC (slight faults to lower right corner of cover). (2) £25.00 N/S
1932   Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-1970's box containing a slightly duplicated accumulation of FDC's noted 1937 Coronation (display cover), 1937 ½d, 1d, 2½d defins (display cover), 1948 Olympics, 1949 UPU, 1954 9d, 10d & 11d defins (display cover), 1957 Scouts, 1963 FFU, 1963 Lifeboat, 1964 Shakespeare. (400+) £150.00 £155.00
1933   Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 Royal Silver Wedding set U on plain unaddressed cover on first day of issue, Llandudno 26 Ap 48. Scarce. (1) £75.00 £84.00
1934   Used (on letter or envelope)
1954 8th Feb 9d, 10d & 11d Wildings on three separate plain covers, Folkestone c.d.s/wavy line cancels (hand written address), 1958 set of six illustrated FDC's each bearing Regional 3d values (typed addresses). Scarce group. (9) £60.00 £44.00
1935   Used (on letter or envelope)
1958-1967 range of illustrated regional FDC's, 1958 3d (5), 1958 6d & 1/3d (2). £30.00 N/S
1936   Used (on letter or envelope)
1971 Postal Strike FDC selection of coil strips, basic sets & booklet panes. Each cover bearing strike cachet. (17) £30.00 £30.00
1937   Used (on letter or envelope)
1975 July 18th 11p Postage Due on plain FDC x 16 similar covers. £60.00 £45.00
1938   Used (on letter or envelope)
1980-2006 predominantly BENHAM FDC's collection of over 300 large silks & over 350 small silks housed in six large albums, plus many loose in packets. Also includes a number of Presentation Packs. Very attractive lot. £700.00 £620.00
1939   Used (on letter or envelope)
Collection of 376 covers housed in five albums. First Day & Special Event amongst which we note many Benham, also Royalty, Military & Football etc. Also approx. 28 are signed, celebrities incl. Richard Briers, Leslie Thomas & Terry Waite, majority from 1990's period. £170.00 £360.00
  • RAF
1940   Used (on letter or envelope)
RAF COVERS collection of 250+ within three albums + loose etc. Many signed. £50.00 £86.00
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