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Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - 1840 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Plate 1 BA close to large margins - part marginal at left, cancelled red MC (horizontal crease). (1) £80 to 100 N/S
Plate 1 BJ extremely fine U with clear to large margins & crisp Aberdeen Ruby MC, Spec DS5uf. BPA Cert (2005). Rare. Cat. £7000 (1) £650 to 750 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1 CA four margin example on wrapper addressed to Droseley, tied by red MC. (1) £170 to 200 £210.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1 DG, four margined example on cover from Greenock to Glasgow tied by very fine distinctive Greenock M.C., vertical crease through stamp not affecting the appearance. Greenock backstamp for Nov.5.1841 Spec DS5va Cat.£7500 (1) £750 to 1000 N/S
Plate 1 ED fine used four margined example with most attractive upright strike of a vivid red MC. (1) £150 to 170 £175.00
Plate 1 FK with good to wide margins & fine black MC. (1) £140 to 170 £140.00
Plate 1 GC/GD horizontal pair with good to large margins, black Maltese Crosses. £350 to 450 £400.00
Plate 1 HJ clear to large margins, neat black MC. (1) £130 to 165 N/S
Pl.1 KH/KJ horizontal strip of three with good to large margins, portion of adjoining stamp visible at left & right sides, cancelled by distinctive Manchester Maltese Crosses. Scarce Spec DS5ve. Cat.£5,250+ (1) £1200 to 1500 N/S
 Block of four
Plate 1 OA/PB BLOCK OF FOUR, clear to large margins (light ironed out crease) black Maltese Cross cancellations. Very fine & attractive, a rare multiple. Clear RPS Cert (1992) Cat. £28,000 £5000 to 6000 N/S
Plate 1 RG/RK, strip of five in steel blue shade, very attractive multiple with mostly large to huge margins & fine London (broken points) MC's. (5) £1750 to 2000 N/S
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