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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 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1779
 Used
Plate 1 BJ four good margins, bearing fine strike of the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross. Cat. £2500 (1) £400 to 450 £430.00
1780
 Used
Plate 1 CK, good to large margins, three sides, close but clear at base, fine red MC. £70 to 90 £92.00
1781
 Used
Plate 1 DG, four good even margins, neatly cancelled by distinctive Manchester MC. Cat. £1750 (1) £400 to 450 £400.00
1782
Used on piece or front
Plate 1 EJ, good to large margins, tied to piece by a combination of both red & black MC's, stamp is well tied by two complete strikes, VF & very rare. Clear RPS Cert (listed but un-priced by SG). A MAJOR CANCELLATION RARITY. (1) £3500 to 4500 N/S
1783
 Used
Plate 1 FA/FB horizontal pair with clear to good margins, cancelled black MC's. (2) £200 to 250 £210.00
1784
 Used
Plate 1 GH/GI, horizontal pair with good to large margins all round, each cancelled by the distinctive 'Stonehaven' Maltese Cross in red, clear RPS Cert (1969), major rarity, Spec. DS5vk. Cat. £24,000+ £3000 to 4000 N/S
1785
 Used
Plate 1 HE, good to large margins, red MC. (1) £150 to 180 £120.00
1786
 Used
Plate 1 JE, clear to huge margins, red MC. (1) £120 to 150 £120.00
1787
 Used
Plate 1 KL, clear to good margins, black MC, tiny corner crease. (1) £60 to 80 £70.00
1788
 Used
Plate 1 MD fine looking example with clear to large margins and lightly struck black M.C. (1) £140 to 160 N/S
1789
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 19 Cover from London to Norwich franked 2d Pl. 1 NH clear to very large margins placed on the cover horizontally, tied by very fine Red M.C. £200 to 250 N/S
1790
 Unused
Plate 1 OC, three good margins, cut close at base, unused example with part o.g, BPA Cert - states repaired tear, repainted & gum re-spread. Nevertheless, genuine unused example with fresh colour. £1000 to 1500 N/S
1791
 Used
Plate 1 PI, four good even margins showing the constant variety in 'P' square, fine black MC. (1) £150 to 200 £210.00
1792
 Used
Plate 1 QF, clear to good margins, red MC, tiny corner crease in upper right margin, Plate 2 KG, four good margins, black MC - vertical crease. (2) £80 to 100 £110.00
1793
 Used
Plate 1 SE good to large margins, cancelled by red MC, also by black straight line h/stamp diagonally struck, attractive & scarce. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
1794
 Block of four
Plate 1 RI/SJ, block of four with clear to large margins all round, cancelled by four black MC's, lower pair with horizontal crease, not detracting from the fine appearance. Rare & attractive multiple, Spec. DS5. Cat. £38,000. £3000 to 4000 £3200.00
1795
 Used
Plate 1 TA/TB, horizontal pair with close to huge margins, cancelled black MC's. (2) £300 to 350 £350.00
1796
 Used
Plate 1 TH, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £150 to 200 £150.00
1797
 Used
Plate 2 AB, four clear margins, black MC. (1) £130 to 150 £120.00
1798
 Used
Plate 2 BC, four good even margins, cancelled fine red MC, scarce. (1) Cat. £1750 £200 to 250 £270.00
1799
 Used
Plate 2 CL, four margined example, black MC. (1) £100 to 130 £140.00
1800
 Used
Plate 2 DD, four good margin, red MC - vertical crease. (1) £40 to 60 £80.00
1801
 Used
Plate 2 DE, clear to good margins, cancelled two black MC's. (1) £130 to 160 £130.00
1802
 Used
Plate 2 JB/JC horizontal pair with good to large margins, cancelled black MC's, JB has tiny nick in top margin, just into NE square. (2) £150 to 200 £120.00
1803
 Used
Plate 2 RE, three good margins, cut into at base, cancelled by the Dorchester Town dated pmk - bearing clear profile, rare Spec.DS8xb. Cat. £9000 £300 to 350 £360.00
1804
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 1st cover from London to Cornwall franked 2d Pl. 2 SC, just cut into at upper left - other margins good to huge, tied by neat black M.C. leaving clear profile clean & attractive cover. (1) £100 to 130 £100.00
1805
 Used
Plate 2 TI, good margins left & right sides, top & base cut into, cancelled by indistinct town d/stamp, small thin & crease - nevertheless good appearance & very scarce, Spec.DS8xb. (1) Cat. £9000 £200 to 250 N/S
 
   
       
   
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