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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 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Mr.2 Registered cover York to Kendal franked 2d Pl.3 three singles left JD, JF & JG, JD - three good margins close at top, JF & JG three margins each, cancelled & tied by distinctive York MC's, lovely clean usage, cover obverse also bears a superb York c.d.s. Rare & attractive clear Brandon Cert. 2004. (1) Cat. £11,500. £1500 to 2000 £1300.00
Used on piece or front
Pl.3 DB, good to large margins - portion of adjoining stamp at right side, tied to piece by distinctive blue MC, RPS Cert 1998. (1) Cat. £4000 £700 to 850 N/S
Pl.3 DD, four margin example cancelled by fine No.12 in MC. (1) Cat. £375 £50 to 65 £50.00
Pl. 3 DH optd. SPECIMEN Type 1 clear to good margins, fresh o.g. (has small thin at top left corner) Spec E1s. Cat. £5000 (1) £750 to 950 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Dec 16 cover from Howick to Edinburgh, franked 2d Pl.3 EI, large margined example - small portion of adjoining stamp visible at base, tied by two strikes of the distinctive Greenock MC, Spec.ES11um. Cat. £1500 £500 to 600 N/S
Used on piece or front
Pl. 3 KC & KE two examples together on small piece, each clear to good margins & tied by Nottingham May 8 1845 town date stamps - rare. RPS Cert (2006) Cat. £4400+ £1200 to 1400 N/S
Used on piece or front
Pl. 3 LK, four good margins, tied to small piece by No. 4 in MC. (1) Cat. £550 £100 to 130 £130.00
Used on piece or front
Pl.3 RE, four good margins, tied to small piece by No.12 in MC, fine complete strike. (1) Cat. £375 £60 to 80 £84.00
Pl.4 IJ-IL, violet blue, mounted ivory head with lavender tint, a horizontal strip of three with clear to mainly large margins, cancelled 1844 Type numerals, Spec. ES17, clear BPA Cert. 2009. (3) Cat. £750++ £250 to 300 N/S
1841 2d blue SK, huge margins with portions of SJ SL frame lines, FU numeral 340 in blue, superb exhibition item, Spec.E1. Cat. £700 £350 to 450 £370.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 cover to Barton upon Humber, franked 1841 2d Pl.4 TE, cut into left & top, part marginal at base showing portion of inscription 'bels ABOVE the A' tied London barred oval numeral obliterator. £90 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1853 cover to Trieste franked 1841 2d Pl.4 TH/K, strip of four, good to large margins except base of TK - cut into (TJ closed tear), tied by barred oval numeral '134' obliterators, obverse bears 'P' in oval & double ring c.d.s. 'Aus England Per Aachen' in red. (1) £175 to 225 £260.00
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