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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 - Surface Printed
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1883    Used
1855-1887 Surface Printed good to FU collection on leaves incl. 1855 4d Small & Medium Garter, 1856 6d, 1s, 1862-64 3d, 4d (2), 6d (2), 9d, 1s, 1865-67 3d, 4d set of plates, 6d, 9d, 1s, 1867 5s Pl. 1 & 2, 10s (poor), £1 perfin, Anchor 5s Pl. 4, 1867-80 9d, 10d, 1s set of plates, 2s blue, 1873-80 2½d rosy mauve set of plates, 3d set of plates excl. 14, 6d set of plates, 1s green set of plates except 9, 1s brown Pl.13, 4d vermillion Pl.15, 4d sage Pl.15 & 16, 4d grey brown Pl.17, 8d orange, 1880-83 3d on 3d, 4d Pl.17 & 18, 6d on 6d, 1s Pl.13 & 14, 1880-81 set, 1883 lilac & greens set, 1887 Jubilee set. Useful lot, viewing recommended. (132) £450 to 550 £820.00
1884
 Used
1857-1883 good to FU range 4d SG.66, 6d SG.85x2, 3d SG.92, 4d Pl.14 SG.93&94, 3d SG.103 Pl.6 & 101, 6d SG.109 Pl.9, 10d SG.114 wing margin trimmed, 1s SG.117 Pl. 4 & 5, 2s SG.120, 6d SG.122b, 5s SG.126 - corner fault, 6d SG.147 Pl. & 15, 2½d SG.157 Pl. 23 & 3d SG.159. Cat.£2800 (19) £100 to 125 £125.00
1885

1862 4d bright red SG.79 Pl. 3 left SH Imprimatur, a superb example. Cat.£4000 (1) £600 to 800 £1650.00
1886
 M
1863 4d pale red, just cut into along top, PL.4 ED-EE Imperforate pair, fine M, very rare variety, SG.82a. (2) Cat. £7400+ £1200 to 1600 £1450.00
1887

1866 4d dull vermillion Pl.8 (AC) Wmk Large Garter IMPRIMATUR, UM top marginal example, minor contemporary ink mark on rev. not affecting the appearance of this superb fresh stamp, SG.93. (1) Cat. £2500 £750 to 1000 £700.00
1888
 M
 Block of four
1867 3d Rose Pl. 5 fresh M BLOCK OF FOUR SG.103. Cat.£3100 £500 to 650 N/S
1889
 Specimen
1869 6d mauve Pl.9, Dr. Perkins paper, perf 14, optd SPECIMEN, Spec. J77u, rare. Cat. £1800 £700 to 1000 N/S
1890
 M
1867 1s green PL.4 (RL) Wmk Spray IMPERFORATE - on Dr. Perkins paper (blued) VF, four margined example of this very rare stamp, only 36 examples being available, Spec.J104b. (1) Cat. £3500 £700 to 900 £600.00
1891

1867 2s dull blue AD Wmk Spray IMPRIMATUR, top marginal example with full o.g, minor gum crease mentioned for accuracy, SG.118. (1) Cat. £4750 £1200 to 1500 N/S
1892
 Used
1867 Wmk Maltese Cross 10s greenish grey, Av U well centred example, SG.126. (1) £300 to 400 £300.00
1893
 Used
1867 Wmk Maltese Cross 5s Pl.2 & 2 (Pl.2 horizontal crease) 10s greenish grey U - barred oval cancel, £1 brown lilac, a superb looking example with very fine 'Liverpool Exchange 4. Feb. 82' c.d.s, faint trace of red crayon mark & tiny pin hole not detracting from superb appearance, SG.127/129. (4) Cat.£9650. £1000 to 1300 £1150.00
1894

1878 10s Die Proof in black on white glazed card. £800 to 1000 N/S
1895
 Used
1867-83 Maltese Cross £1 brown lilac BE, brilliant colour, very well centred, superb full Stock Exchange Liverpool c.d.s. Ju.16.82 crisply stuck, full perfs & with clear 1974 BPA Cert. SG.129. Cat. £4500 £2000 to 2500 N/S
1896
 Used
1867-83 Anchor 10s grey green BE, superb used, full West Strand BO c.d.s. Oc.31.83, magnificent fresh colour perfectly centred with full perforations, SG.135, Cat. £4500 £2000 to 2500 £2300.00
1897
 Used
1867-85 £5 Orange II with cds & boxed cancels. good colour and perfs. SG. 137. (1) £1000 to 1200 £1100.00
1898
 Specimen
1869 6d grey Pl. 16 right side marginal IMPERFORATE BLOCK OF FOUR optd. SPECIMEN Type 9, fresh with gum wrinkles/bends & tiny tone spot, Spec J86s. Cat. £1800++ (4) £600 to 700 £760.00
1899

1873 6d Die Proof in deep brown with corner squares & plate number circles void, Produced for Exhibition purposes, very rare. (1) Cat. £7500 £2000 to 2500 N/S
1900
 M
1876 6d grey SG.147 Pl. 15 trimmed wing margin example fine M, 1877 4d sage green SG.153 Pl.16 - M creased & colour faded, 2½d blue SG.157 Pl. 21 M - regummed & Pl.23 M - rounded corner. (4) £80 to 100 £80.00
1901
 Specimen
1873-80 4d sage green Plate 15 horizontal pair HB/HC extremely fresh fine M lovely original colour, SG.153. Cat. £2800 £600 to 750 N/S
1902
  1873-80 4d sage green, plate 15 imperforate corner block of four, ovpt SPECIMEN, scarce colour trial very fresh & fine. Cat. £2100+ £500 to 650 £660.00
1903

1880 4d large Garter Pl.15 Colour Trial in turquoise-blue, lower left corner marginal strip of three JA/JC, some tone spots, still an attractive piece. (3) Cat. £750+ £100 to 120 £120.00
1904
 M
1876 8d orange, fresh unused example re-gummed, SG.156. (1) Cat. £1800 £100 to 150 N/S
1905

1880 1d Venetian red BK - PLATE PROOF in black on thick white wove paper, SG.166. (1) Cat. £700 £300 to 350 £300.00
1906

1880 1½d Colour Trial in blue-green printed on gummed paper wmkd Crown, Perf 14, single pulled perf upper left o/w fine & fresh example of this rare trial, SG.167. Cat. £3000 £800 to 1000 N/S
1907

1881 1d pale lilac Die II Colour Trial Imperforate on gummed paper Wmk Crown, very rare, SG.172, BPA Cert. 2009. (1) Cat. £3000 £1000 to 1200 N/S
1908
 M
1881 1d lilac Die II fine M corner marginal strip of three with centre stamp showing the variety 'frame broken of the bottom'. SG.173b. Cat.£975+ (3) £150 to 200 £150.00
1909
 Used
1883 5s rose on blued paper, superb U example with Windsor Fe.12.85 c.d.s, pressed out crease at top & intensity of blueing affected by washing, nevertheless a very attractive stamp, SG.176. (1) Cat. £3850 BPA Cert (2011) £500 to 650 N/S
1910
 M
1883 2/6d lilac, fine M - gum crease, 5s rose, fine M - pulled perf lower right side, 10s ultramarine - crease & slight tone, SG.178, 180 & 183. (3) £200 to 250 £270.00
1911
 Used
1883 2/6d, 5s & 10s FU examples. SG.178,181 & 183. (3) £80 to 100 £80.00
1912
 M
1883 10s Pale Ultramarine M tiny thin spot otherwise fine M & very fresh. SG.183a. Cat.£2500 (1) £200 to 250 £340.00
1913
 Used
1883 10s ultramarine, VFU with 'Bermondsey 23. Ja. 91' c.d.s, a complete strike, SG.183. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1914
 Used
1883 10s ultramarine, VFU with 'Queenstown 13. No, 90' c.d.s, fine complete strike, also bears blue crayon mark, SG.183. (1) £90 to 120 £90.00
1915
 Used
1884 Crowns £1 brown lilac OC fine used neat Throgmorton Avenue squared circle 'Fe 1 1890' superb fresh colour & rare so fine, SG.185. Cat. £2800 £550 to 650 £660.00
1916
 Used
1888 Orbs £1 brown lilac LB, fine used with 'R' oval registered cancels, SG.186. (1) Cat. £4250 £500 to 650 N/S
1917
 M
1883 lilac & green set Av to fine M, all have good colours, 2½d & 5d have small thins but generally nice set, SG.187/196. (10) £400 to 500 £620.00
1918    M
1883 2½d, 3d lilac & 1s dull green - all M (gum is disturbed or re-gummed on 1s), SG.190/1, 196. (3) Cat. £1765 £100 to 150 £100.00
1919
 Used
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1884 1s dull green (KI-OL) a remarkable used block of 20 each cancelled by superb Swindon c.d.s's for Ju.16.84, all are nice upright strikes, not surprisingly some faults with creasing in places nevertheless a fantastic & extremely rare multiple with wonderful fresh colour. A stunning multiple, SG.196. Cat. £7200+ £1200 to 1600 N/S
1920

1884 1s dull green AK Imprimatur, gum creasing, rare. (1) Cat. £2000 £400 to 450 £460.00
1921    M
 Used
1887 Jubilee collection on leaves incl. basic set M incl. 5d Die I & II, 1s green optd SPECIMEN, also good to FU set + extras incl. 1½d 'Horns' variety, £1 green FU with boxed & c.d.s cancels. (91) £300 to 400 £320.00
1922
Used (on letter or envelope)
1892 4½d mauve & blue green Colour Trial Perf 14 vertically & imperf horizontally a rare corner marginal example optd SPECIMEN, traces of odd tone spots & gum creases, thin in lower margin, not detracting from the superb appearance. (1) Cat. £4000 for fully perforated. £1000 to 1300 N/S
1923
 Used
1891 £1 green 1B VFU with fine oval date stamp SG.212. (1) £150 to 200 £200.00
1924
 M
1891 £1 green DC fresh looking M example with full o.g. crease at right otherwise fine with good colour. (1) £400 to 500 £440.00
1925
 Used
1891 £1 green RC FU with oval registered Gracechurch St. 23.Nov.98 datestamp SG. 212. (1) £150 to 200 £195.00
 
   
       
   
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