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Stamp auction - 11 March 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1565    Used
1841 1d accumulation in a stock book & old exercise book. Approx. 540 stamps in mixed grades of which approx. 135 are with black MC cancels. There are also 285 later perforated reds, a good specialist lot. £100.00 £360.00
1841 1d horizontal pair, FG/FH good margins all around, full o.g. couple small thins, SG.9. (2) Cat. £1150 £150.00 £120.00
Used on piece or front
1841 1d Pl. 138 BG, clear to large margins (scissor cut through star at top to 'P' of Postage), tied to piece by GREEN 1844 Type barred oval numeral pmk. Spec B2(1)xc. Brandon Cert (2008) RARE. Cat. £3000 (1) £450.00 N/S
1568    Used
1841 1d red brown - 23 singles & strips of four (2), all with blue numeral cancels, varied condition. (31) £350.00 N/S
1841 1d red brown BE, four margin example cancelled by fine red MC, Brandon Cert 2009. (1) Cat. £4500 £600.00 £780.00
Used on piece or front
1841 1d red brown horizontal pair HG/HH (HG with clear to huge margins & HH cut into) neatly tied to piece by fine strikes of the distinctive KELSO MC, Spec B1(1)ti. Cat. £800+ (2) £190.00 N/S
Used on piece or front
1841 1d red brown KK/KL horizontal pair with margins all round except at base of KK (cut into), tied to small piece by No 11 in MC cancels. Cat. £450 (2) £65.00 N/S
1841 1d red complete to large margins (close at lower right) U with full strike numeral '263' in blue, Spec B1xb. £80.00 N/S
Used on piece or front
1841 1d red complete to large margins, three sides just cut into along foot, used on piece with full superb '425' numeral in green of Knutsford. Very rare, Spec B1 xc. Cat. £3000 £400.00 N/S
1574    Used
1841 1d red from black Pl. 2, five fair U singles, one on piece but creased, one just into at top, remainder four margined but close in places, also TA good to large margins U on cover to Ludlow. All cancelled black MC's, Spec AS18. (5 + cover) £130.00 N/S
1575    Used
1841 1d reds - 13 singles & a pair in a variety of shades, all superb U black MC's with 11 singles & pair showing clear profiles. Also a fine single on cover with superb black MC. Lovely lot. (15 + 1 cover) £250.00 £220.00
1576    Used
1841 1d reds - 14 singles in a variety of shades & ranging from white to very blued paper, all VFU with '1844' type cancellations. All but two with good to large margins & nine are magnificent examples. Also a further single used on letter sheet with '540' numeral to Cardiff. Lovely group. (14 + cover) £120.00 N/S
1577    Used
1841 1d reds (6) four U with blue MC's, one four margined but very heavy crease, others three or three plus margins. Also 1d with blue 328 numeral & 1d with Dublin MC, both have complete margins. Very high catalogue value. (6) £120.00 N/S
1578    Used
1841 1d reds with Numbers in Cross complete set 1 to 12 (No 12 in pair), generally good to mainly large margins, No 12 cut close or just into at left, Spec B1 ua/ul. Lovely lot. £450.00 N/S
Used on piece or front
1842 July 23rd cover front to Cowden, Kent, franked 1841 1d red brown MD, margins on all sides but cut into in places, tied by boxed 'Barrow in Green' re-directed to Kingston with hand struck 'I' & PAID Tombstone marks in red, Brandon Cert 1998. £500.00 £580.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Cover from Sheffield to London franked by fine four margined 1841 1d QK cancelled by a black MC of Sheffield, re-addressed to Darlington with another 1d applied ED - cut into at top right, cancelled by number 6 in MC, leaving clear profile, highly unusual normal & number in cross applied to same cover - a rarity. £950.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 envelope from France to London franked 1841 1d red brown Pl.36 QG (constant variety), close cut at base, margins clear on three sides, cancelled 'PAIS/27 DE 27/1843' c.d.s. in red with red boxed 'PD' & '23.12.43 Bordeux' c.d.s. back stamped Paris on Christmas Day 1843. Unusual & attractive, Brandon Cert 2000. £500.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 part wrapper to Hull franked 1d red brown DL, four margin example tied by two strikes of the Birmingham Aug.7 1843 double ring c.d.s. (1) £300.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 Cover to Machynlleth franked by 1d red brown Pl.45 lett FA-FB horizontal pair with margins virtually all round just touching top upper left, vertical scissor cut lower left corner, tied by superb '852' Welshpool numeral - contrary to regulations, most attractive. £80.00 £60.00
1584   Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 Feb cover to Dublin franked 1841 1d OE with four good margins, tied by very fine 'TULLAMORE 438' Irish duplex in olive green. Cat. £5000 £1700.00 N/S
1585    M
1858-79 selection of 26 1d Plates (25 different) from Pl. 163 to 220, all are M either full or part o.g. Cat. £1445 (26) £150.00 £160.00
Pl. 119 BG large margined example cancelled solely by a large red '4' hand stamp - one of three types used in Galway for the uniform 4d rate. Spectacular & very rare. Brandon Cert (2005) (1) £1500.00 £1300.00
Pl. 24 horizontal STRIP OF FOUR PC - PF cancelled by superb strikes of the distinctive YORK MALTESE CROSSES, clear margins on three sides, cut into along top 'PC' (just clear). Scarce. Cat. £1600++ (4) £200.00 N/S
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