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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 - GB Literature
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1738    Literature
British Postage Stamp Varieties by Alcock & Meredith, The Plating of Alphabet III by Wiggins & Tonna (3) lett AA - DL, MA - PL & QA - TL, Barred Numeral Cancels of England & Wales by Parmenter, The Postage Stamps of the Nineteenth Century by Robson Lowe, Philatelic Congress of Great Britain Year books from 1947 to 1969 (20 different years) etc. (31) £30 to 40 £44.00
1739    Literature
Dotted Circle Postmarks of Scotland, The Experimental Duplex Cancels of Scotland (both by Douglas), Penny Posts of Edinburgh & District by Auckland & Bonar, Postal Markings of Scotland by Auckland, SPECIMEN Stamps & Stationery of GB by Samuel & Higgins. (6) £25 to 35 £56.00
1740    Literature
Postal History Publications - British Postmarks 2nd edition by Alcock & Holland, Postal Cancels of London by Westley, Local Posts of London by Brumell, Post Roads & Post Towns & Postal Routes 1635-1839 by Robertson, plus 4x publications relating to Scottish Postal History. (8) £40 to 50 £70.00
1741    Literature
Rainbow Trials by Rowse (R £75), SPECIMEN Stamps & Stationery of GB by Samuel & Higgins. Both as new. (2) £25 to 35 £54.00
1742    Literature
SELECTION OF TITLES incl. Rainbow Trials - Rowse, May Dates - Jackson, Guide Lines to the Penny Black - Litchfield, Postage Stamps of the 19th Century - Robson Lowe, Postal Cancellations of London - Westley, England Postal History - Willcocks, Post Road & Post Towns - Robertson, Cancellations of 1841 Penny Reds - Danzig, Maltese Cross Cancels - Alcock & Holland, P.O Numbers - Brumell, British Postmarks - Alcock & Holland, Kelly's Directory of Northumberland, Durham etc. (16) £50 to 70 £185.00
1743    Literature
THE PLATING OF ALPHABET III - set of 5 by Wiggins & Tonna, also a selection of penny black photographs for plating. £15 to 20 £22.00
1744    Literature
The Postage Stamps of Great Britain Part 1 (1963) by Seymour, Part 2 (1962) by Wiggins, Part 3 (1964) by Beaumont, all with dust covers. (3) £25 to 35 £25.00
1745    Literature
VARIOUS TITLES incl. Guide Lines to the Penny Black by Litchfield (hard back), Maltese Cross Cancellations by Alcock & Holland, Impressed Duty Stamps of GB by Frank, Story of the Penny Black - NPM, A5 paperbacks (4) incl. scarce 1888 2nd Ed The Origin of Postage Stamps/The Chalmers Craze Investigated by Pearson Hill, 1891 The Adhesive Postage Stamp/The Removal of Official Documents from HM Treasury by Rowland Hill. Other publications incl. Silver Jubilee Stamps of KGV - Wallace, Collect British Postmarks 3rd Edition - Whitney etc. (15+) £40 to 50 £72.00
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