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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1836
 Used
GROUP OF NINE STAMPS from Plate 3 CK, OA & QF - all good to large margins, PL - three margins cancelled by blue Maltese Cross, Pl.4 IH, JI, MD, NI & TA - all good to large margins. (9) £150 to 180 £150.00
1837
 Used
NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS set of London Head Office numbers 1-12, examples with four margins & no faults are 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 (Cat. £4600), 1 & 5 with four margins but creases, others cut into or touching, good strikes - scarce complete set, overall Cat. £10,650. £700 to 900 £960.00
1838
 Used
Plate 3 AC, AD, AI, BD, CI, HL, IB, IF, KK, EH, ML, NL, OA, PA, PD, SJ, SL, TE/TF horizontal pair & TI, majority are four margined, 10 are cancelled with MC's. (20) £200 to 250 £200.00
1839
 Specimen
Plate 3 DH, optd. SPECIMEN Type 1 clear to good margins, fresh o.g. (has small thin at top left corner) Spec E1s. Cat. £9000 (1) £750 to 950 N/S
1840
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 Cover from London to Leith, franked 1841 2d blue Pl. 3 (JE & QC), both three margin examples in contrasting shades (QC is an early state prior to repair), alongside the 2d's an 1841 1d red brown pays the 'Late Fee Charge,' all cancelled London numeral '1' back stamped 14/15 Feb. 1851, scarce combination cover. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
1841
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 June 5 cover franked 1841 2d Pl. 3 JL, with clear to huge margins, tied by a superb 'No 7 in MC' fine upright strike, back stamped Rochester c.d.s. for June. 6. 1843. (1) Cat. £3250 £400 to 500 N/S
1842
Used on piece or front
Plate 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. £7000+ £1000 to 1200 £1100.00
1843
 Used
Plate 3 LB, clear to good margins, cancelled by Scots 1844 Type cancel in blue - fine strike, Spec.ES14wb. Cat £1000 £100 to 120 £150.00
1844
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 3 NA, very fine, good to huge margined example on wrapper from London to Perth, tied by fine strike of the number '8' in MC, rev. Lombard St dispatch & Perth arrival for Au.4.1843, very scarce, Spec.ES11vh. (1) Cat. £2800 £650 to 750 N/S
1845
 Used
Plate 3 RF, clear to large margins, cancelled by upright strike of the No '1' in MC, pressed out vertical crease, Spec. ESIIva. Cat. £700 £60 to 80 £82.00
1846    Used
Plate 4 AJ/AK horizontal pair, DG, EB, KA, OC, OD, OJ, RC, RE, SE, QJ/QK horizontal pair, SH & TI, all except one are four margined examples, good to FU group. (15) £150 to 180 £120.00
1847
 Used
Plate 4 DK/DI, horizontal pair in rare violet-blue shade on thick lavender tinted paper used '1844' type cancellations, huge margins incl. frame of DJ at left, SG.15aa. (2) £600 to 850 N/S
1848
 Used
Plate 4 GC/GF horizontal strip of four with good to large margins, cancelled fine '424' barred oval numerals, GF - crease. (4) £50 to 70 £76.00
1849
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 cover to Dublin franked 2d Pl. 4 PI four margin example, tied fine barred oval numeral cancel. £30 to 35 N/S
 
   
       
   
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