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Stamp auction - 11 November 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 November 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 137 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used on piece or front
Pl. 1a LD, four good even margins on EL (which has been torn in half vertically), tied by red M.C - dated on the inside May 27th 1840. (1) £120.00 £110.00
Pl. 1a PF, four good margins, superb red MC. (1) £100.00 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pl. 1b JH complete to huge margins, used with red MC on cover Birmingham to Redditch, addressee name cut out, Spec AS 5. £90.00 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 envelope (part back flap missing) from Jamaica to London then re-directed to Chertsey with 1d black Pl.1b QL - three good margins, right side just cut into at top corner frame, tied black MC obv. bears Fenchurch St & Chertsey marks rev. bears Jamaica despatch. Unusual & scarce, RPS Cert 1972. £200.00 £370.00
Pl. 2 DL complete to good margins, superb deep red MC, shows slight plate wear. £60.00 £80.00
Used on piece or front
Pl. 2 IJ, four margin example, tied to small piece by red MC. £80.00 £92.00
Pl. 4 BL good to large margins, used brownish red MC leaving clear profile, Spec AS 23. £70.00 £82.00
Pl. 9 KL part sheet margin at right, very good at top & foot, fourth margin at left just touches outer frame at top otherwise fair FU clearly struck with black MC, Spec AS 156. £90.00 £105.00
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