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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 - Line Engraved Proofs
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1423

1840 PAPER & GUM TRIAL by Perkins Bacon, piece (32mm x 47mm) endorsed dg (dark), 20lb (weight of paper per ream) Ca (Calcium) & Po (Potassium). Rarely offered, Spec DP3a. Cat. £5000 £1000.00 N/S
1425

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 2c with voided corner in lilac rose, on thin white wove paper, upper left corner marginal pair, with a few small natural paper inclusions or surface marks, Spec D20. £2300.00 N/S
1426

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 3 with voided corner in dark olive-green on thick bluish laid paper, dipped in Prussiate of potash, marginal from R2/4, Spec DP20(d). Fresh & rare. PEGB Cert (1995) (1) £2000.00 £2400.00
1427

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 2c with voided corner in lilac rose, on thin white wove paper, upper right corner marginal example, Spec DP20. £2000.00 N/S
1428

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 3 on white wove paper in deep green, right side marginal example, SG. Spec DP20b. Fresh & rare. £2000.00 £1650.00
1429

Die Proof of the 1d black with reversed 'I OLD ORIGINAL' in margin, slightly reduced (39mm x 74 mm) & traces of water stains not detracting, Spec DP25. Fine & most attractive. Cat. £20,000 £8000.00 £7000.00
1430

LATE PROOF FROM THE RETOUCHED DIE. 1871 Ormond Hill die proof on thin white paper on card in black, minor soiling & horizontal crease. Very Rare, Spec DP29a. Cat. £40,000 (1) £12000.00 N/S
1431

1865 (September) Royal Reprint 1d black Wmk. INVERTED, clear to large margins (small thin), Spec DP35. Cat. £3000 £1000.00 N/S
1432

1841 2d blue small trial, single U example removed from a Postal Notice & cancelled by neat light barred oval numeral. Faults (repaired) nevertheless most attractive & a fantastic rarity, SG. DP43. Cat. £15,000 (1) £2500.00 £2000.00
1433

1878-79 Plate proof Trials for lighter & more fugitive colours 2d Pl. 15 in pale ultramarine, three clear to large margins, right side close but not cut into, Spec DP50a. A great rarity. Cat. £40,000 (1) £6500.00 N/S
1434

1870 December Reserve Die in black on thin white card, 'No 2' engraved above the design. (This die was put into reserve at Somerset House) It was never used but proofs were taken in Dec 1870 in black on white wove paper & in April 1967 in black on thin white card. This example being a proof on thin white card from April. UNIQUE in private hands, Spec DP63. £6000.00 N/S
1435

1870 Colour Trial for the Halfpenny Stamp New South Wales 'Diadem' issue Proof impression on white wove paper in yellow ochre. Ex Perkins Bacon, Spec DP66. (1) £1500.00 £1600.00
1436

1870 Colour Trial for the Halfpenny Stamp New South Wales 'Diadem' issues Proof impression on white wove paper in mauve. Ex Perkins Bacon, Spec DP66. (1) £1500.00 £1600.00
1437

1870 Colour Trial for the Halfpenny Stamp New South Wales 'Diadem' issue Proof impression on white wove paper in dull salmon. Ex Perkins Bacon, Spec DP66. Brandon Cert (2007) £1500.00 £1400.00
1438
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1850 Prince Consort Essay Imperforate in red brown, four margin example, Spec DP71. Cat. £3000 (1) £800.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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