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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
2055    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
COLLECTION of plated stamps (683) & covers (120), written up & housed in three Simplex (or similar) spring back albums from Pl.5 through to Pl.125 with illustrations of plate flaws & varieties etc. Mixed grades although there are many four margin examples. Original lot, offered completely intact. £350 to 500 £920.00
2056   Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Two EL's addressed to Ketteringham Hall, Norfolk - 1st dated Nov 18 1840, franked Pl.1b NH, cut into upper right side, tied red MC, the 2nd dated Nov 28 1840, franked Pl.1b NB, four margin example, tied red MC. (2) £120 to 160 N/S

1841 (April) 1d red brown Pl.11 OG Trial Printing (unissued) on Dickinson silk thread paper, no wmk imperforate four margin example, ungummed, vertical crease, with 1946 RPS Cert, SG.16. Cat. £6500 £500 to 800 £960.00
1841 1d red EC good margins in orange-brown shade, U with blue Maltese Cross, Spec B1sc. £65 to 90 £60.00
1841 1d red horizontal strip of seven FA-FG, part sheet margin at left with trace of inscription. Large margins top & at foot just close in two places, just touching to good on fourth at right. Nicely used by the scarce No 4 in black MC. FA has tiny fault at top, Spec B1 ud, a rare multiple with this usage. Cat. £2975++ £600 to 750 £550.00
1841 1d red KD three margins, just cut into at left on fourth, U with clear PY P No 15 in blue of Handsworth. Stamp has surface line through Queen's neck (not creased) & tiny thin, Spec B1nc. Cat. £650 £40 to 50 £45.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Aug 31 cover to Dublin franked fine four margined One Penny red brown KK, tied by superb distinctive Eyre Court MC, with corresponding c.d.s. at upper left (two vertical creases clear of adhesive & cancel), Spec. B1tg. Cat. £2000 (1) £400 to 500 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Dec 28 cover from Berwick to Alnwick franked 1d red brown Pl. 17 AL superb large margined example, part marginal at top showing portion of the inscription, tied by fine black MC. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 19 cover from London to Darlington, franked 1d red brown Pl.9 JB four good margins, tied black MC, very early usage. (1) £300 to 350 £380.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 June 16 cover from London to Dalry franked 1d red brown TB - badly cut into with rather ragged edges, tied by black Maltese Cross then re-directed at Dalry to Lochwinnoch with another 1d red brown Pl. 8 RF - four good margins, tied by the distinctive smudged RED Maltese Cross of Dalry. Reverse bears boxed Dalry d.s. in same colour red, London, Glasgow & Beith date stamps. The only known cover bearing this franking with red & black crosses. Exhibition item. £3500 to 5000 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Aug 16 clean un-creased mourning cover to Bath franked 1d red brown left CJ, touching to large margins tied by fine Dorchester c.d.s, very neat & attractive example. (1) Cat. £2500 £250 to 300 £300.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Cover franked 1d red brown Pl.19 HL with four good margins tied by superb Dorchester c.d.s. leaving clear profile, fine clean cover. (1) Cat. £2500 £750 to 850 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 cover from Dorchester to Bradford, franked 1d red brown Pl, clear to large margins on three sides, left side cut into, tied by Dorchester town c.d.s. (1) £90 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Jy 16 cover to Wellington, Somerset, franked 1d red brown MK, three margin example tied by fine strike of the 'Totness' circular d/stamp. Cat. £2500 £250 to 300 £310.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Nov 25 cover Coventry to London franked 1841 1d red brown QD with four good even margins, tied by the distinctive COVENTRY Maltese Cross, Coventry back stamp c.d.s. Spec B1(1)te. Cat. £2200 £350 to 400 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Oct 22 cover to Yeovil franked 1841 1d IE (stuck on upside down), four margin example tied VF well struck Dorchester Town d/stamp for Oct.22.1842, cover has horizontal crease clear of adhesive & pmk. (1) Cat. £2500 £400 to 450 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Jan 17 cover from Southampton to Birmingham, franked 1841 1d ME, clear margins on two sides - others cut into, tied by 'Southampton' c.d.s, rare. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 Cover to Devizes franked 1d red brown BH, with four good margins all round except literally only just touched at one point at corner 'H' square, tied by Devizes circular d/stamp, one of the scarcer Wessex cancels. Cat. £2500 £400 to 500 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 Jan 11 cover from Johnstone to Glasgow franked Pl.53 HL, large margins, marginal at right side with inscription 'Per Sheet Place,' tied Scots '183' 1844 Type numeral. (1) £170 to 200 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 cover from Liverpool to Sheffield franked 1d red brown Pl.61 OA, left side marginal example, cut into right side, shows inscription 'CE 1d Per Label, 1/- P' cancelled fine barred oval numeral obliterator. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 cover from Oban to Inverary franked 1d red brown Pl. 61 SG, tied by two cancels - '183' of Inverary in black & '273' of Oban in blue, back stamps for both in corresponding colours. £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1847 Aug 7th cover from Douglas to Edinburgh franked 1d red brown BE four good margins, tied by Scottish Town numeral '106' of Douglas in GREEN, back stamped Douglas 7.8.47 in green & arrival c.d.s. 9.8.47. RPS Cert (2007) Cat. £6500 (1) £500 to 700 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849 Dec 15th cover from Wilton to Stockbridge Hants, franked 1d red brown left JB - four good margins tied with 1844 type cancellation '685' for Wilton in green, with Wilton c.d.s. cancelling upper right side of envelope, attractive neat cover & very scarce. Brandon Cert. 2004. (1) Cat. £6500 £1200 to 1400 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1850 Dec 10 small env. from Kilmarnock to London, franked by a four margin 1d red brown CI, placed in fancy embossed frame with crown at top & words 'Free' at base, tied Scots 1844 Type cancel. (1) £45 to 60 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 Aug 14 Cover Burton on Trent to York franked 1d red brown left JB good to large margins tied by '152' numeral of Burton in blue leaving clear profile, very attractive with matching c.d.s. on reverse. Cat. £450 £65 to 75 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 June 27 entire franked 1d red brown left MJ, showing PRIVATE ROULETTE, clearly shown in margin with adjacent stamp, tied London '53' numeral, Brandon Cert. 2001. (1) £650 to 750 £650.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1853 Feb 2 cover from York to London franked 1d red brown Pl. 144 JA clear to huge margins, marginal at left showing ornament & inscription, cancelled barred oval numeral '930'. Superb & very attractive. (1) £350 to 450 £350.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1853 Feb 8 env (back flap missing) to Windsor, franked Pl.156 TB, large margins - marginal at base showing inscription 'bel 1/- Per Row,' tied barred oval numeral. (1) £300 to 350 N/S
2083    Used
LARGE STOCK BOOK containing an accumulation of 647 stamps of which approx 140 are four margin, sorted either alphabetically of by plate. £150 to 200 £280.00
Used on piece or front
NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS examples of No.4 with good to large margins left KC, a bold strike, No.5 mainly large margined left CC, fine strike, tied to piece. (2) Cat. £565 £80 to 100 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pl. 116 TD huge margins, sheet margin at base with inscription 'Sheet Place the', tied London barred oval numeral '11' on cover to Dublin. (1) £325 to 375 N/S
Pl. 175 RC large margined example (small portion of adjoining stamp at left side) with fine barred oval numeral cancel. Very scarce. Cat. £900 (1) £300 to 350 £260.00
Pl. 24 PI four margin example cancelled by 1844 Type barred oval numeral in RED, Spec BIxd. Clear BPA Cert 1989. Cat. £7500 £2000 to 2500 N/S
Pl. 40 KA good to large margins (shows the transfer line at right relating to the famous KB re-entry) cancelled by framed ('PyP No 15' Handsworth) in blue. (Illustrated in Danzig Page 101) (1) £350 to 400 £420.00
Pl. 75 LK 'UNION JACK' re-entry good to large margined example tied to piece by Scottish type '159' numeral cancel for Glasgow, Spec.BS28c, rare. (1) Cat. £2700 £500 to 700 £680.00
Pl. 77 B - BLANK error three good margins, cut into lower left side, lightly cancelled leaving blank corner completely clear, Spec BS29a. Clear RPS Cert (1995). Cat. £18,000 (1) £4000 to 5000 £3150.00
Pl. 77b BA ('B blank, Pl. 77 corrected) good U four margin example, Spec BS29b. Note: vertical crease not mentioned on clear RPS Cert (1990). Cat. £1700 £400 to 450 £400.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
Pl. 86 MH/OL BLOCK OF FIFTEEN rare U multiple, each cancelled by barred oval '795' numeral. Spectacular & attractive. £1100 to 1300 £1200.00
Pl.10 NK, fine M, large part o.g. with four good margins, scarce, AS69. (1) Cat. £2500 £1000 to 1200 N/S
Pl.20 OF, four margin example, cancelled by distinctive green MC, tiny thin upper right, not mentioned on accompanying clear BPA Cert. 2004. (1) Cat. £6000 £850 to 1100 N/S
Pl.8 CB, four good margins, tied to piece by slightly smudged red MC, RPS Cert. 1988. (1) Cat. £4500 £750 to 850 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pl.90 GL, clear to large margins, marginal at right side showing inscription 'Per Row of 12 £1 . . ' on cover from Oban to Edinburgh, tied by VF Scots numeral '273' for Oban. (1) £130 to 150 N/S
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