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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 - Perforated Line Engraved
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1857 cover from Glasgow to Blairgowrie franked 1d rose red Pl. 38 (IL) transitional issue on toned paper, tied by superb '159' duplex in BLUE for JN.29.57, & reverse with green Blairgowrie arrival for 30th. Outstanding quality in the first month of issue, SG. C9vb. Cat. £1000 (1) £125 to 150 £185.00
1854 1d Stars Pl. 194 MJ, small crown P.16, VFU with a most unusual printing variety caused by a piece of thread adhering to the plate prior to printing. Scarce. RPS Cert (1980) (1) £70 to 90 £76.00
1398    Used
1855 1d red brown Spec C3, C4, C5 & C6, a collection of good to VFU plated examples from Plates 1 - 21 inclusive (from 1 to 6 of each), mounted on leaves & identified by the vendor (plating believed to be correct but not guaranteed). Also noted odd better cancel incl. 'O*O' Crimea green cancel etc. Highly catalogued specialist lot. (214) £500 to 700 £2600.00
 Block of four
1855 1d red-brown Pl. 1 KC-ID New Die II S.C. P.16 BLOCK OF FOUR, cancelled contrary to regulations with two '545' Newcastle upon Tyne barred oval numerals. Few trimmed perfs. at top otherwise a most attractive & scarce multiple, SG.21, Spec C4(1). Cat. £600 (4) £120 to 150 £135.00
Used on piece or front
1855 part cover to France franked 2d pair KF/KG SG.23, tied by Liverpool Spoon cancels for 8th.Ju.1855. Cat. £450 as two singles. (2) £70 to 90 £120.00
Used on piece or front
1855 1d red brown Pl.21 PI/QI vertical pair VFU on piece with neat 'Madelaine Smith' cancels (odd perf. fault), attractive item, Spec C3 SG. 24. Cat. £800+ (2) £120 to 180 £190.00
Used on piece or front
1855 1d red brown Pl.5 EI, tied to piece by GREEN Cork Spoon cancel code E Dec.28.1855, Spec C6. Cat. £550 (1) £65 to 80 N/S
1855 2d blue Pl. 5 TI-TJ horizontal pair, VFU with barred oval numerals '466' for Liverpool, SG. 27. Cat. £900 (2) £150 to 200 £165.00
1855 1d red brown CA/CB Die II L.C P.14 - a delightful used pair cancelled by bright green '212' Enniscorthy diamond numerals, CB odd blunted perf at top. (2) Cat. £900 £125 to 150 N/S
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1856 1d red brown Pl. 32 used BLOCK OF EIGHT MA/PB cancelled '277' numeral of Emsworth (Hants), (NA has small nick at left side), Spec C8, SG. 32. Cat. £600+ (8) £80 to 100 £90.00
1855 2d blue Pl. 5 PC/PD, SG.34, horizontal pair cancelled by St. Malo '3176' numerals, fine attractive, Spec. CF60. (2) £100 to 125 £150.00
1857 1d pale rose Pl. 38 IA/JA Die II, Alphabet III, cream toned paper, fine M vertical pair (lower stamp slight bend), Spec C9(4). RPS Cert (1995). Cat. £850+ (2) £125 to 150 N/S
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1857 1d rose red Pl. 41 MA-PB BLOCK OF EIGHT, VFU by Aberdeen duplexes. Cat. £200 (as two blocks of four), Spec C10. £70 to 90 £82.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1857 1d pale rose red Pl.60 very fresh M block of nine EG-GI (some slight creasing on right hand column not detracting from appearance) SG.40, Spec C10. Cat. £575 £120 to 160 £140.00
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