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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 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1661
 Used
1840 One Penny Black FE, four margin example - closed tear at base, 1867 5s pale rose Pl.2 U example with tiny nick in margin at top, SG.127. (2) £50 to 75 £64.00
1662
 Used
UNPLATED BD, JH, KD, LL, MH cancelled in shades of red MC (pinkish, magenta?), BD, KD & LL are four margined, odd faults, DJ cancelled in black repaired. (6) £180 to 200 £210.00
1663
 Used
UNPLATED BH, BI, CL, GH, JE, NG - all except BH are cancelled in red, four have four margins, some faults. £200 to 250 £210.00
1664
 Used
UNPLATED DD, DK, GA & MK mainly full margins with faults, cancelled in red or brownish red. £100 to 120 £150.00
1665
Used on piece or front
Plate 1a BI good margins, except just cut into at lower right side tied to cover front & part back flap by RED M.C. backflap bears Glasgow 29th May cds. (Full cover Cat.£2000) (1) £50 to 70 £56.00
1666
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1a CK, grey black four large margins except at NW corner, just into corner frame line, used on entire letter from Malvern to Lewisham, Kent, tied by fine red MC, back stamped 'Malvern May 17 1840' c.d.s. 2nd Sunday, Spec. AS2tg, very rare, clear RPS Cert. 1988. (1) £2000 to 2500 N/S
1667
 Used
Plate 1a GC, Plate 5 BF, Plate 7 GE, either three margins or minor faults - all cancelled in black. £100 to 120 £100.00
1668
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 8th EL from London to Kidwelly (Carmarthen) franked. Plate 1a HC lower right side just cut into frame line otherwise good to wide margins, tied with red MC. reverse bears Lombard St, dispatch for 8. July. 1840 clean & attractive cover. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1669
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov. 23rd EL from London to Manchester franked, Plate 1a JD, good to large margins tied by red MC. (1) £130 to 160 £170.00
1670
 Used
Plate 1a KG, three good margins, cut close at base. (1) £60 to 80 £90.00
1671
 Used
Plate 1a LG, four large margins, red MC, corner crease. (1) £60 to 80 £82.00
1672
 Used
Plate 1a NH, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £145.00
1673
 Used
Plate 1a OK, clear to large margins, fine brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1674
 Used
Plate 1a PF, four good margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1676
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept. 19th Cover from London to Bridgnorth franked Plate 1b BG large margined example tied by red MC. (1) £120 to 160 £120.00
1677
 Used
Plate 1b CL, clear to good margins, black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £98.00
1678
 M
Plate 1b EJ, non-coincident re-entry good to large margined M example full o.g. Tiny pin hole at upper right corner, Spec AS5b. Most attractive. Cat. £13,000 (1) £900 to 1200 N/S
1679
 Used
Plate 1b FG, four good margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £140.00
1680
 Used
Plate 1b GB, four good margins, cancelled by the distinctive ruby MC, fine strike, Brandon Cert (1997). Cat. £1200 (1) £200 to 250 £240.00
1681
 Used
Plate 1b HJ, good to large margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £105.00
1682
 Used
Plate 1b JH, Plate 2 LI, Plate 3 LL, Plate 5 HF, Plate 9 FD, all are four margined examples, cancelled in red with minor faults, tiny thin small corner crease etc. (5) £250 to 300 £300.00
1683
 Used
Plate 1b SB, good to large margins, superb red MC. (1) £120 to 150 £135.00
1684
 Used
Plate 1b TB, good to large margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1685
 Used
Plate 1b TC, wmk inverted, three good margins, right side just cut into. (1) £150 to 180 £150.00
1686
 Used
Plate 1b TF, good to large margins, cancelled by strikes of the black & red MC, Spec.AS5vk. Cat. £2600 £350 to 400 N/S
1687
 Used
Plate 2 BG, four good margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £180.00
1688
 Used
Plate 2 FD, four good margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £125.00
1689
 Used
Plate 2 FF, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 130 £140.00
1690
 Used
Plate 2 JK, good to large margins, smudged red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1691
 Used
Plate 2 LF, clear to good margins, neat red MC, MATCHED with red printing - cut into at left, black MC. (2) £80 to 100 £150.00
1692
 Used
Plate 2 MG, large margined example, very fine red MC. (1) £130 to 150 £130.00
1693
 Used
Plate 2 NI, four margined example with very fine orange MC. (1) £120 to 140 £120.00
1694
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept. 19th wrapper from London to Bridgnorth 1840 22nd July cover to Williton franked, Plate 2 RF, good margins except just touched at right side of base, tied red MC, obverse bears Wiveliscombe undated circle in red. £80 to 100 £105.00
1695
 Used
Plate 2 SA, three good margins cut into lower left side, fine black MC. MATCHED with red printing - cut into at top. (2) £60 to 75 £60.00
1696
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 TG, fine four margined example tied to cover front & back flap by red MC, alongside in red 'Holywell June 19th 1840' cds - SUNDAY DATE. Scarce. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
1697
 Used
Plate 3 CJ, clear to large margins, red MC. (1) £60 to 80 £90.00
1698
 Used
Plate 3 DB, four good margins, brownish red MC. £80 to 100 £105.00
1699
 Used
Plate 3 OC, large marginal example, tiny crease S.E corner, fine black MC. (1) £50 to 70 £76.00
1700
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 25th wrapper to Nottingham franked Plate 3 TK, (constant variety) well tied by red MC. (1) £120 to 160 N/S
1701
 Used
Plate 4 AB, three margined example cancelled by distinctive Manchester MC. £40 to 50 £40.00
1702
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 22nd EL from Hexham to Cockermouth franked Plate 4 GJ, clear to large margined example tied red MC, reverse Hexham cds. (1) £120 to 140 N/S
1703
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 4 LF, very fine good to massive margined example on cover from London to Norwich cancelled by bold red MC. with another strike below and ""T.P/Kingsland Rd"" in black at left side, reverse bears dispatch & arrived cds. for Jan. 30/31, most unusual to see ""double strikes"" of the MC. (1) £150 to 200 £250.00
1704
 Used
Plate 4 LL, four margin example, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £140.00
1705
 Used
Plate 4 MB, four margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £135.00
1706
 Used
Plate 4 MF, good to huge margins, red MC. £100 to 120 £100.00
1707
 Used
Plate 4 MK/ML, horizontal part touching to huge margins, part marginal at right side showing portion of marginal inscription, tiny fault above O of postage on ML, Cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, a most attractive pair. (2) £250 to 300 N/S
1708
 Used
Plate 4 NK, good to large margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1709
 Used
Plate 4 NL, good to large margins very fine, red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £185.00
1710
 Used
Plate 4 TH, good to large margins, black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1711
 Used
Plate 5 AE, clear to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1712
 Used
Plate 5 AI, clear to large margins, touched at the top, portion of adjoining stamp visible at the right, cancelled by the yellow Maltese Cross, quite a bold strike making this very distinctive. THE RAREST OF ALL MALTESE CROSSES, Spec. AS25vf (tiny abrasion right of Queens neck, not mentioned on clear BPA Cert. 1955 which accompanies), un-priced in SG. (1) £3500 to 4000 £4200.00
1713
 Used
Plate 5 CB, four margins black MC, HG two sides cut into red MC, Pl. 6 GI, clear to large margins red MC. (3) £100 to 150 £150.00
1714
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Jan. 23rd Entire from Portsmouth to Glastonbury franked Plate 5 CE, intense black, close to good margins, tied red MC. additionally tied by neat Portsmouth dispatch cds. Attractive cover. (1) £100 to 120 £165.00
1715
 Used
Plate 5 FG, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £110.00
1716
 Used
Plate 5 MA, clear to large margins, cancelled by fine MC & also part town date stamp in same ink. (1) £150 to 200 £200.00
1717
 Used
Plate 5 NK, four good margins, very fine brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £135.00
1718
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 July 2nd, Cover from Dunmow to Braintree franked Plate 5 QB fine four margined example tied by two strikes of the black MC. Reverse bears Dunmow dispatch. (1) £120 to 140 £150.00
1719
 Used
Plate 5 QD, good to large margins, fine brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1720
 Used
Plate 5 RI, four good margins, red MC, a little toned. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1721
 Used
Plate 5 RI, good margins on three sides, lower right side cut into, cancelled by red MC & 'Poulton/ Penny Post' in black. Cat. £2000 (1) £100 to 120 £160.00
1722
 Used
Plate 5 SF, good to large margins, very fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1723
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct. 21st cover addressed to Newcastle Staffordshire franked Plate 5 SK, intense black clear to good margins, tied by red MC. (1) £120 to 140 N/S
1724
 Used
Plate 5 TA, four good margins, cancelled with fine red MC & boldly struck black double ring c.d.s. dated 1901, unusual late use, RPS. Cert 1989 accompanies stating cancellation is contrived. (1) £350 to 450 N/S
1725
Used on piece or front
Plate 6 AA, four margin example, tied to piece by Scott's 1844 Type cancellation in black - adhesive creased & fault at base, nevertheless scarce & quite attractive, Spec. AS41. (1) Cat. £1000 £130 to 170 £130.00
1726
 Used
Plate 6 DI, good to large margins, brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £135.00
1727
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov. 21st Entire Letter from Westminster to Dorset franked Plate 6 DK with margins but cut into, well tied by an over-inked pinkish MC. with dispatched cds on reverse. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
1728
 Used
Plate 6 EK, good to very large margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1729
 Used
Plate 6 HL, four good margins, bold black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £190.00
1730
 Used
Plate 6 IL, good margins except right side base cut very close, red MC. (1) £50 to 70 £56.00
1731
 Used
Plate 6 JL, good to huge margins, red MC, vertical crease right side. (1) £50 to 65 £60.00
1732
 Used
Plate 6 JL, four good margins cancelled by the distinctive Plymouth MC, good strike, stamp has horizontal crease, scarce Spec. As41uc. (1) Cat. £3800 £250 to 300 N/S
1733
 Used
Plate 6 LI, good to large margins, fine red MC, small corner crease. (1) £70 to 90 N/S
1734
 Used
Plate 6 MJ, good to large margins, brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £74.00
1735
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Wrapper from Durham to Houghton Le Spring franked 1d Plate 6 OF, with excellent margins tied by fine black MC., adhesive showing considerable plate wear - Grey black not being listed for this plate, cover is creased clear of adhesive. Cat. £725. (1) £100 to 150 £160.00
1736
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 6 QA, very fine wide margined example on entire from Sheerness to Tenterden - the stamp placed centrally at the top and cancelled by a neat red MC. reverse with dispatch for January 12th 1841. Most attractive. (1) £150 to 180 N/S
1737
 Used
Plate 6 QB, clear to huge margins, red MC. £80 to 100 £86.00
1738
 Used
Plate 6 QL, clear to large margins, cancelled by black MC & two line red pmk - possibly T.P/Cornhill. (1) £120 to 150 £160.00
1739
 Used
Plate 6 RE, clear to large margins, pinkish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1740
 Used
Plate 6 RJ, good to huge margins, cancelled by the distinctive Manchester MC, fine strike, Spec. AS41ab. Cat. £1400 £200 to 250 £260.00
1741
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept. 21st, envelope used locally in London franked, Plate 6 TA with excellent wide margined example tied by a fine strike of the experimental Black Maltese Cross with neat ""T.P. / S.O. Islington"" in black and M/S ""Sept. 21st 1840"" alongside, reverse handstamped in red also for the 21st. Exceptionally fine & rare early use of the Black Experimental MC. BPA CERT. (1991) (1) £400 to 500 N/S
1742
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov. 5th, EL from London to Tenterden, Kent franked Plate 7 AG, four good to huge margins, tied by red MC. alongside ""T.P/Queen St. CS"" in black. (1) £120 to 160 £140.00
1743
 Used
Plate 7 CB, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £120 to 150 £100.00
1744
 Used
Plate 7 HJ, clear to good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £84.00
1745
 Used
Plate 7 LF, clear to good margins, cancelled by strong impression of the distinctive red 'Stonehaven' Maltese Cross, clear BPA Cert (1965), Spec. A1af. (1) Cat. £4500 £750 to 1000 £1000.00
1746
 Used
Plate 7 NH, clear to good margins, fine black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1747
 Used
Plate 7 PF, four good margins, brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1748
 Used
Plate 7 QH, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1749
 Used
Plate 7 SJ, four margin example with distinctive Plymouth MC, Spec.AS44uc, BPA Cert. 2007. (1) Cat. £3800 £600 to 750 N/S
1750
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 31 printed solicitors notice regarding a new road from Sedgley through Tipton to Tividale, addressed to Dudley franked with 1d Plate 7 TI, fine four margined example with red MC. obverse bears straight line 'TIPTON' in black, reverse bears double line Tipton cds. (1) £100 to 120 £145.00
1751
 Used
Plate 8 RC, clear to large margins (small thin in margin at base), fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £70.00
1752
 Used
Plate 8 AF, clear to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1753
 Used
Plate 8 BH, clear to good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1754
 Used
Plate 8 GA, four good margins, red MC leaving clear profile, vertical crease. (1) £50 to 65 £70.00
1755
 Used
Plate 8 GD, four good margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1756
 Used
Plate 8 GG, four good margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1757
 Used
Plate 8 GJ, clear to good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £120.00
1758
 Unused
Plate 8 HH, unused example with three good margins, close at base. (1) £500 to 600 N/S
1759
 Used
Plate 8 JG, four good margins, fine pinkish red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £195.00
1760
 Used
Plate 8 NH, four even large margins, fine red MC, tiny marginal thin. (1) £100 to 120 £170.00
1761
 Used
Plate 8 NK, clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £120.00
1762
 Used
Plate 8 PG, good to huge margins, fine black MC. (1) £120 to 150 £160.00
1763
 Used
Plate 8 PJ, clear to good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1764
 Used
Plate 8 SC, good to large margins, bold black MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1765
 Used
Plate 9 FJ, good to large margins, brownish red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £90.00
1766
 Used
Plate 9 OH, good to large margins, black MC, horizontal crease. (1) £50 to 70 £62.00
1767
 Used
Plate 9 PG, clear to good margins, cancelled in red. £70 to 90 £125.00
1768
 Used
Plate 9 RE, good to huge margins, portion of adjoining stamp visible at left, cancelled bold black MC and trace of another cancel below. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1769
 Used
Plate 9 TE, four margin example, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £110.00
1770
 Used
Plate 10 FJ, four good margins, black MC. (1) £130 to 160 £190.00
1771
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 10 GJ, clear to large margined example on entire from Newcastle on Tyne to Arbroath, cancelled by the red MC with an excellent boxed 'Westgate St, R.H' at left, reverse with fine blue dispatch for Ja. 30. 1841, Plate 10 seldom seen with the red MC - especially on cover, Spec. AS66h. (1) £750 to 900 N/S
1772
 Used
Plate 10 ID, clear to good margins, fine black MC, small trace blue cancel at lower left corner. (1) £120 to 140 £170.00
1773
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 10 LD, clear to large margined example on corner front and back flap to Andover tied fine black MC. 'Wimbourne April 8th 1841' cds alongside, reverse bears Andover cds (Ap1) error should be Ap 10? £150 to 200 N/S
1774
 Used
Plate 10 MJ, four good margins, fine black MC. (1) Cat. £950 £150 to 200 £200.00
1775
 Used
Plate 10 PA, good to huge margins, fine black MC. (1) Cat. £950 £150 to 200 £210.00
1776
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 11 GE, an attractive three margin example neatly cancelled with a black MC to printed entire, Howden to York & dated Mr. 11. 1841, attractive & rare. (1) Cat. £16,000 £800 to 1000 N/S
1777
 Used
Plate 11 JI, three good margins, left side cut into, creased & pin hole, cancelled fine black MC leaving clear profile. Good space filler. £150 to 200 £260.00
1778
 Used
Plate 11 SJ, good to huge margins, black MC, small thin. (1) £300 to 400 £460.00
 
   
       
   
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