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Stamp auction - 6 September 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 6 September 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 142 - 1840 Mulready Stationery
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1636
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 (2. Sept) page from The Times with article slating the Mulready design and extolling the virtues of Fores' envelopes 'better and more amusing both in design and execution and are obviously more creditable to the public taste.' Folded to display on album page. £100 to 120 £120.00
1637
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 6th May One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A22 Forme 2, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, sent from London on 6th May 1840 to Lavenham, Suffolk, dated in the same hand on the front & London dispatch for My.6.40, some creasing & tears, preserved onto tissue paper, cancelled by fine orange MC. (1) Cat. £18,000 £2500 to 3000 N/S
1638
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 7th May One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A64 Forme 4, used from Exeter to Chipping Sodbury, neat orange MC with dispatch c.d.s. alongside for Exeter May 7 1840, horizontal crease o/w a fine early usage Mulready. (1) Cat. £2600 £500 to 600 N/S
1639   Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A1, used with a smudged red MC to London - has horizontal central, Twopence Letter Sheet A91 unused - toned with faults. (2) £50 to 65 £64.00
1640
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A65 Forme 3, sent to Litchborough via Charing Cross, cancelled contrary to regulations by red MC in the top right corner, rev. bears Coventry c.d.s, minor staining not detracting. (1) £150 to 180 N/S
1641
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A64 Forme 3, sent from Dublin to Dingle in the first month of use, cancelled by neat strike of the orange MC of Dublin, reverse with dispatch diamond for May. 20. 40 also in orange ink, no arrival marks, vertical crease. (1) £150 to 180 £150.00
1642
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A1 Forme I, used with neat red MC, sent locally in Edinburgh, printed on inside, 'Edinburgh Envelope Advertiser Aug. 12. 1840 (New Volume) Advert MAYc,' reverse fine Dec. 10. 1840 c.d.s, some creasing. (1) Cat. £825 £200 to 250 £270.00
1643
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A224, second series Forme 6, English & Scottish Law Fire & Life Assurance, advert printed in blue, unused with vertical crease. (1) Cat. £750 £100 to 120 £100.00
1644
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A255 Forme 5, VFU with a crisp brownish red MC, from Wilts to Trowbridge, lovely blue arrival c.d.s. on reverse for Ja. 18. 1841, 'Report of the Directors of the Clerical, Medical & General Life Assurance Society' (MAI08j) printed on the inside, vertical crease, attractive. (1) Cat. £825 £200 to 250 £250.00
1645
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Forme I displaced Stereo A4, addressed to Marlborough with a red MC cancellation, dated on reverse July. 17. 1840, vertical crease, Spec. MEId. (1) Cat. £600 £130 to 160 £130.00
1646   Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet A233 unused & unfolded example, minor crease or bends in margins. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1647
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A241 Forme 5, cancelled by what appears to be four red MC's from Dundee to Edinburgh, dated Oct. 15. 1840, inside bears 'Edinburgh Envelope Advertiser Aug. 12. 1840 (New Volume) Advert MA7c' (1) Cat. £825 £150 to 180 £210.00
1648
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A273 Forme 6, advert 'The London, Edinburgh & Dublin Assurance Company' sent from London to Bury St Edmunds in the second month of use, cancelled by a nice red MC to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, dated 16th July 1840 on rev, Advert MA129c. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1649
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A63 Forme 3. A Cuddy advert printed in blue (MA5a), FU with a red MC, from London to Brockham. (1) Cat. £825 £125 to 150 £195.00
1650
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A68 Forme 3, advert for Atlas Assurance Company - MAI03i, cancelled by the black '68' barred oval numeral of Kennington, sent locally in London, bears in lower left corner Richmond Oct. 29th 1844 c.d.s., some creasing. (1) Cat. £1100 £150 to 180 £150.00
1651
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 One Penny Letter Sheet used in 1852, cancelled twice by the Worthing 1844 barred oval numeral (923) & back stamped with both on Worthing & a Brighton arrival c.d.s. Dec. 30. 1852, a few folds & creases. (1) Cat. £1100 £150 to 180 £260.00
1652
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope Stereo A155 Forme 3, sent from London to Kent & cancelled by a fine red MC, along with the very scarce 'PUT IN AFTER 7 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT' h/stamp in red, reverse bears 10th & 11th August 1840 c.d.s's, Richter Cert accompanies. (1) £150 to 175 £200.00
1653
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope Stereo A136 Forme I, Manchester to London, posted on the 2nd day of the issue, correctly obliterated with a pale red MC, reverse bears clear Manchester c.d.s. for May 7th 1840 & another c.d.s. for May 8th, a few faults but a good example of an early date. (1) Cat. £2600 £450 to 600 £460.00
1654
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope Stereo 154 Forme 2, Sidmouth to Leeds via London, cancelled with a 'rusty brown' MC to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, London transit marks on rev. & Sidmouth c.d.s. for Nov. 20. 1840. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1655
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope Stereo A1777 Forme 4, VFU sent from London to Camberwell, cancelled by a full strike of the red MC, reverse bears d/stamp for Jy. 20. 1840. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1656
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 One Penny envelope Stereo A160 Forme 3, Shoreham to Doncaster via Dartford & London, reverse bears Shoreham udc (un-recorded) along with both Dartford & Doncaster c.d.s's in black, obverse bears two black MC's - contrary to regulations, horizontal crease at top. £150 to 200 £130.00
1657
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 One Penny envelope Stereo A165 Forme 3, cancelled with a barred oval '868' numeral, reverse Dudley c.d.s. for Nov. 24. 1854, very late provincial use. Cat. £1100 £150 to 180 £220.00
1658
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Dec 1st Twopence Letter Sheet, folded into an envelope on reverse used from Keighley to Huddersfield by a black MC, charged an additional '2d' being overweight, back stamps for Huddersfield & Keighley, scarce 4d rate Mulready. Cat. £2000+ £400 to 500 N/S
1659
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Twopence envelope a199 used from Southampton to London, cancelled by 1844 Type barred oval numeral '723' & dated No. 10. 1843, seal cut out from reverse, also creased & a little soiled, still a scarce late use. (1) Cat. £2400 £300 to 350 N/S
 
   
       
   
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