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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 - QEII
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1686    M
1952 - Circa 1980 collection of M or UM & VFU housed in three Simplex (or similar) albums incl. Wildings. General mainly FU ranges, highlights incl. 1957 graphite coil join pairs M, 1959 phosphor graphite set FU & odd booklet panes M etc. Castle high values VFU incl. odd block of four, Machin definitives M or UM incl. many cylinder blocks & commemoratives from 1969 to 1978 mainly in UM cylinder blocks etc. £150.00 £260.00
1687    Used
MODERN U ASSORTMENT in a stock book incl. £10 defin x 170 - parcel cancels. (100's) £40.00 £66.00
1688    UM
1953-70 M/UM & VFU dealers stock of commems neatly laid out in a large black page stock book incl. phosphors etc. £80.00 £70.00
1689    UM
SG Celebration Collection 1957-70 UM housed in a plush Oriel hingeless album comprising 1957 Graphite set, 1958 & 1960 Multiple Crowns Wilding sets, commems complete from 1953-70 incl. all phosphors, LSD Machin defins. £80.00 £135.00
1690    Used
1959 2nd DLR £1 Castle, 25 good to FU examples, odd perf. fault, generally good, SG. 598. Cat. £300 £40.00 £30.00
1691    UM
Used (on letter or envelope)
1968 Bridges set in corner marginal control blocks of 12 ea signed by designer in margin Roseman, Matthews & Restall + three FDC's signed by relevant designers, signed black prints etc. nice groups. (11) £40.00 £115.00
 Block of four

1968 Sept De La Rue phosphor band trial, three different colours - grey, turquoise blue & rose pink, each with two designs:- larger head of 18th Century gentleman in half tone & smaller in full tone set of 6 in superb UM blocks of four imperforate. These trials are believed to be the FIRST SUCCESSFUL PHOSPHOR PRINTING BY D.L.R. The phosphor bands are printed by Letterpress using a rubber stereo. RARE GROUP. £400.00 N/S
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1969 4d bright vermillion (centre band) lower left corner marginal UM cylinder block of 18, showing major perf error due to paper fold, SG.733 variety. £100.00 £125.00
1970 Commonwealth Games original artwork for the 1/6d value by Andrew Restall, signed upper left corner of single sheet (approx. 12' x 9') showing pencil drawings of swimmers & hand painted water colour similar to finished design (vertical crease). £350.00 N/S
1971 OCP/PVA 9p orange & black, lower left corner marginal vertical '3A 2B no dot' strip of four with extra vertical row of perforations running through margin & back of crown, spectacular piece, SG.U171 variety. £150.00 N/S
1696    UM
1973 5p Explorers MISSING QUEENS HEAD UM, SG. 925a. Cat. £225 (1) £75.00 £76.00

1979 Rowland Hill Centenary original artwork for proposed designs on single sheet, depicting 30 different pen & ink illustrations (two are painted in colour), signed by stamp designer Andrew Restall in margin. Attractive item. £300.00 N/S
1979 (Circa) Harrisons photogravure imperforate trial featuring the head of Thomas Richard Harrison, printed in bluish ultramarine on gummed paper. Ex Walker. (1) £50.00 N/S

Ditto as above, a similar lot in bright magenta. Ex Walker. (1) £50.00 N/S
1992 £1.50 Caernarfon Castle top marginal vertical pair showing major upward printing shift resulting in the appearance of a horizontal perforation shift. A spectacular piece, SG. 1612 variety. £360.00 £340.00
1701    UM
1992 350th Anniversary of the Civil War 24p Pikeman left marginal imperforate pair, slight gum crease affecting left stamp, SG.1620a. (2) Cat. £550 £100.00 N/S
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1992 350th Anniversary of the Civil War 24p 'Pikeman' variety IMPERFORATE - a lower left corner marginal traffic light block of six UM, some minor gum bends mainly affecting the left margin (stamps virtually clear), rare positional piece, SG.1620a. (6) Cat. £1650+ £600.00 £600.00
1994 £5 re-engraved castle with complete off-set on the gummed side. A superb example from the only sheet found, SG.1614 variety. £300.00 £260.00
1998 Christmas 30p completely imperforate horizontal pair, superb & rare, only 35 complete imperf pairs known from a single sheet recently discovered - supplied with photocopy of original sheet showing position of piece, SG.2066 variety. £380.00 £450.00
Ditto as above, a lower marginal block of four (two complete imperf pairs), minor creasing/bend, SG.2066 variety. (4) £550.00 £620.00
1706    UM
2002 Christmas (2nd) blue spruce star, self adhesive ½ sheet of 50 imperforate, SG.2321b. Cat. £2000 £800.00 N/S
2004 British Journey Wales 47p completely imperforate bottom right hand corner traffic light vertical strip of three, SG.2470a (pair Cat. £750) £250.00 £270.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
2004 British Journey Wales 43p completely imperforate, bottom marginal UM block of four (unlisted in SG), SG.2469 variety. £400.00 £350.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
2009 - Current 17p olive in a quarter sheet of 50, top portion of four rows are imperforate (10 pairs) £1000.00 £1850.00
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