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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 - Embossed
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 Entire letter from Sheffield to Ohio, USA, franked by 1s green Embossed superb large margined example, tied by neat Sheffield sideways duplex, dated Mr. 16. 1855, cover endorsed 'Per Asia' & bearing US 5/cents mark & BOSTON PAID PACKET circular mark - both in red. (1) £150 to 180 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1847 Entire letter to Boston, franked 1s pale green Embossed (SG.54), cancelled barred oval numeral '498' endorsed 'Per Britannia' (1) £100 to 150 £80.00
1847-54 10d brown, clear margined VFU example, SG.57. (1) Cat. £1200 £250 to 300 £320.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 entire from Manchester to Porto, Portugal franked by 2x 10d embossed (SG.57) octagonally cut & used with 1841 1d (2) to pay 1/9d rate to Portugal up to 1/2oz by British Packet. plus 1d late fee, adhesives tied by '498' numerals for Manchester obv. bears Porto receiver framed h.s. in blue and red oval 'LEY DE 20 50 RS', attractive item. (1) £150 to 200 £190.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 Entire letter sent from Liverpool to Philadelphia, USA, franked by a pair 6d Embossed, tied by Liverpool spoon cancels (adhesives also bear m/s ink mark) obverse also bears 5/cents & Philadelphia British Packet/PAID mark in red, endorsed 'Per America' at lower left. £150 to 200 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 Cover from Liverpool to Nice, franked 4d Small Garter SG.62 & 6d Embossed, each placed sideways on the cover & each tied by Liverpool Ap. 25. 1856 Spoon cancel, obverse bears 'PD' in red plus French transit. (1) £125 to 175 £290.00
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