Corbitts - dealers and auctioneers of postage stamps of the world, coins, medals and banknotes, autographs, postcards and cigarette cards.

   
   
  home » stamp auctions » sale 143 Surface Printed - realised prices
Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
Don't forget to also take a look at our brand new online shop.
Now open with over 1000 items available for immediate purchase.

Please note that items from this auction are not included in our online shop stock.
Select a category...
...or search our auction catalogue
This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - Surface Printed
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1439

1856 6d IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOF printed in green on white wove paper with watermark (SG.69) Cat.£7,500 (1) £1500 to 1800 N/S
1440

1856 1s Green SG.72 Wmk Emblems IMPRIMATUR very rare top marginal examples on blue glazed paper. Pen strokes in margin & just onto stamp. £6,500 (1) £1500 to 1750 N/S
1441

1861 3d rose Pl.2 state 1 'shaded spandrels' IMPRIMATUR 'SI' fine small part o.g. of this unissued stamp - one of only 25 imprimaturs removed from the registration sheet, Spec.J25A, rare. (1) Cat. £9000 £2500 to 3000 N/S
1442

1862 3d Rose Pl.3 BJ White Dots. Wmk Emblems (SG.78) ABNORMAL IMPRIMATUR very rare. £6000 £1500 to 1750 £1350.00
1443

1866 4d vermillion Pl.8 AD, Large Garter IMPRIMATUR fine top marginal example. Cat.£2500 £650 to 850 N/S
1444
 Specimen
1868 3d rose Pl.5 TJ wmk Spray on Dr. Perkins Paper optd SPECIMEN lower marginal example, Spec.J30u, scarce. Cat.£1500 £350 to 450 N/S
1445
 Used
1872 3d rose Pl.8 IF, Pl. 10 MK & Pl. 11 PL each stamp cancelled by Inspectors mark - most unusual & very scarce grouping, SG.103 & 144. (3) £100 to 120 £100.00
1446

1869 6d dull violet Pl.8 TG, without hyphen, Wmk Spray IMPRIMATUR, very fine example. (1) Cat. £3800 £1000 to 1250 N/S
1447

1870 6d Plate 9 COLOUR TRIAL in dull brown, part M/S 'SPECIMEN' SL/TL vertical lower marginal pair on gummed, watermarked paper, vertical crease & trimmed margins at lower right side. Ex Latto block of four, few known (SG.109 Pl.9). Cat.£15,000+ (2) £1500 to 1800 N/S
1448
 Used
1867 9d straw Pl.4 JF/JG, Wmk Spray, very fine used horizontal pair, cancelled by ENNISKILLEN c.d.s's for Ju.10.72, SG.110. (2) Cat. £550+ £125 to 150 £185.00
1449
 Used
1867 10d Red Brown AI. re-perforated wing margin example and cancelled with the scarce ""683"" Salisbury trial cancel. Not seen on this value. SG.112 (1) £60 to 75 £60.00
1450

1867 10d red brown Pl.1 TI Wmk Spray IMPRIMATUR, fine fresh example with excellent square cut margins. (1) Cat. £5000 £1200 to 1500 N/S
1451
 Used
1867 10d red-brown Pl.1 GF Wmk Inverted, fine used cancelled by London duplex, SG.112wi. (1) Cat. £1000 £200 to 250 N/S
1452
 Used
1867 10d red-brown Pl.1 EI-EL, fine used lower right corner strip of four with marginal inscription at base, Fenchurch St c.d.s. cancels for AP.15.72, scarce & attractive multiple, SG.112. (4) Cat. £1400+ £250 to 300 N/S
1453
 Used
1871 1s green Pl.6 (SG.115) x23 different letterings, generally VFU with c.d.s cancels. Cat. £920+ £140 to 175 £180.00
1454

1873 1s Die Proof on white glazed card without plate number & corner letters on small piece taken from DLR striking book inscribed 'July 16' (1872) and '240 Leads/7-383' indicating plate 7 and the current number 383. Superb rare piece. (SG.115) Cat.£2500 (1) £800 to 1000 £800.00
1455
 Used
1867-80 1s green Pl.7 six examples with different letterings each with fine Manchester c.d.s, odd perf fault, SG.117. (6) Cat. £420+ £80 to 100 £110.00
1456

1887 1s green Pl.6 AA IMPRIMATUR, fine example with clear to large margins. (1) Cat. £3500 £1000 to 1200 £1100.00
1457

1867 2s dull blue Pl.1 lett SB (SG.118), IMPRIMATUR fresh M example. (1) Cat. £4750 £600 to 800 N/S
1458

1873 6d deep chestnut (SG.122) Pl.11 wmk spray - IMPRIMATUR fine o.g, rare. (1) Cat. £3800 £800 to 1000 N/S
1459
 Used
1867 5s pale rose Pl.1 EI/EJ horizontal FU pair cancelled by Liverpool c.d.s's for 21.Ju.72, scarce multiple, SG.127. Cat. £1200+ £250 to 300 £230.00
1460
 Specimen
1878 Wmk Maltese Cross 10s greenish grey AH, optd. SPECIMEN Type 9, SG.128s. Cat. £4250 (1) £750 to 1000 N/S
1461
 Used
1882 Wmk Anchor 5s rose Pl.4 CH, white paper, FU example cancelled by two strikes of the London hooded c.d.s. for Mr.23.83, horizontal crease not detracting from appearance, SG.134. (1) Cat. £4200 £300 to 375 £380.00
1462

1873 1s green Pl.13 TG IMPRIMATUR, four good to large margins. (1) Cat. £3500 £1000 to 1250 N/S
1463

1876 1s green Pl. 13 SG Wmk Spray IMPRIMATUR (SG.150), fine example. Cat. £3500 £800 to 1200 N/S
1464

1876 4d Grey lilac Pl.15 PG Colour Trial Imperforate on gummed paper Wmk Large Garter Superb. (SG.152) Cat.£250 (1) £70 to 90 N/S
1465
 Used
1876 4d vermillion Pl.15 Wmk Large Garter VFU c.d.s. example, SG.152, 1877 4d sage green Pl.15 VFU with Wrexham c.d.s. for Oc.9.77, SG.153, 4d sage green Pl.16 VFU by a very small part light numeral leaving a completely clear profile, SG.153. (3) Cat. £1125+ £150 to 180 £210.00
1466

1876 8d orange Pl.1 NH, IMPERFORATE COLOUR TRIAL optd. SPECIMEN Type II fine M (slight gum bend). Cat. £425 (1) £125 to 150 £140.00
1467

1882 4d Grey-Brown Pl.18 EK Wmk Crown (SG.160) IMPRIMATUR clear to wide margins. Rare. Cat.£2,500 (1) £700 to 900 N/S
1468
 Used
1881 6d Grey Pl.17 BLOCK OF FOUR cancelled ""447"" numerals of Leeds in blue, vertical crease affecting left pair. Scarce block SG. 161. Cat.£350 £60 to 75 £72.00
1469

1881 6d grey Pl.17 TC, Wmk Crown IMPRIMATUR, good to large margins, fresh colour. (1) Cat. £2750 £750 to 1000 £750.00
1470
 Used
1881 1s orange brown Pl.13 superb U with Vere Street c.d.s. for Oc.12.83, also Pl.14 VFU with part c.d.s. leaving clear profile, SG.163. £80 to 100 £90.00
1471
 Used
1881 1s orange brown Pl.13 KI-OI wmk Crown, SG.163. A remarkable VFU irregular block of 17 cancelled by neat Foreign Office c.d.s.'s for Fe.28.83. A rare & impressive multiple. (17) Cat. £3350+ £800 to 1000 £800.00
1472

1881 1s orange brown Pl.14 (EG.163) IMPRIMATUR EG, fine examples of this rare stamp just touched under 'E' square. £3,800 (1) £800 to 1000 N/S
1473
 UM
1880 ½d deep green fresh UM BLOCK OF FOUR, SG. 164. Cat. £250 (4) £70 to 90 £115.00
1474

1880 1d venetian red AF IMPRIMATUR marginal from Pl.4. Cat. £275 (1) £70 to 90 £90.00
1475
 Specimen
1880 1½d venetian red very fine UM block of four optd. SPECIMEN type 9, SG. 167s. Cat. £320++ (4) £70 to 90 £125.00
1476
 M
 Block of four
1880 1½d venetian red fine M block of four, SG. 167. Cat. £1100 (4) £150 to 200 £150.00
1477
 Specimen
1880 2d pale rose block of four optd. SPECIMEN type 9, VF lower pair UM, SG.168s. Cat. £440+ (4) £100 to 125 £100.00
1478
 M
1881 1d lilac 'PEARS SOAP' in orange, fine example of this scarce underprint (stamp side - hinge remnants), Spec K81. Cat. £650 (1) £150 to 200 £170.00
1479
 UM
1881 1d pale lilac Die I fine UM, SG. 171. Cat. £220 (1) £45 to 60 £66.00
1480

1881 1d lilac Die II SG. 172 IMPRIMATUR fine o.g. Cat. £250 £75 to 90 N/S
1481
 M
1883 2/6d lilac on blued paper, fresh M example with natural minor gum creasing, SG. 175. BPA Cert (2008). Cat. £6750 (1) £1200 to 1650 N/S
1482
 Used
1876 8d orange FU with Irish duplex, 1883 2/6d, 5s & 10s FU, from SG.156, 178/183. (4) £100 to 130 £120.00
1483
 Used
1883 2/6d, 5s & 10s ea VFU with oval registered date stamp from SG.178/183 (3) £100 to 150 £180.00
1484
Used on piece or front
1901 1s green & carmine (3), 5d Die II & 2/6d lilac all used together on small piece & tied by Threadneedle St registered oval date stamps for 1.Ap.01 (some minor toning affecting a few perfs), SG. 214, 207a & 178. Stamps Cat. £593 £100 to 130 N/S
1485
 M
1883 5s crimson fresh looking fine M example (light vertical crease at right side), SG. 181. £120 to 170 £120.00
1486
 Used
1883 10s ultramarine VFU with Hull Nov. 26. 96 c.d.s, couple pen strokes on reverse, SG.183. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
1487

1884 ½d slate blue, SG.187 Imprimatur, fine o.g. example from Pl.14. (1) Cat. £350 £100 to 125 N/S
1488
 Specimen
1884 ½d slate blue, very fine UM left hand marginal block of six overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type 9, SG.187s. Cat. £300+ £80 to 100 £120.00
1489

1884 3d Die Proof in black on glazed card, lettered HB, inscribed 'De La Rue London' from a series of Experimental Trials, rare. £500 to 650 £460.00
1490
Used on piece or front
1884 4d dull green pair used together with ½d slate blue (damaged corner) SG. 187 & 192, on cover front addressed to Mexico, tied by superb 'Glasgow Carlisle Sorting Tender' c.d.s's. Attractive item, 4d alone Cat. £400 as two singles. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1491
 Specimen
1884 1½d lilac Perf 12 optd SPECIMEN Type 9, fresh with small part o.g, horizontal crease at top, Spec.K18u. (1) Cat. £425 £80 to 100 N/S
1492
 Specimen
1884 2d lilac Perf 12 optd SPECIMEN Type 9 fresh unused. Spec K19t Cat. £450. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
1493
 Specimen
1884 4d dull green Perf 12 optd SPECIMEN Type 9, fine & scarce, Spec.K22t. (1) Cat. £600 £100 to 120 £100.00
1494
 Specimen
1884 5d dull green (SG.193) optd SPECIMEN Type 9, horizontal creasing at top, Spec.K23c. Cat. £190 £50 to 60 N/S
1495
 Specimen
1884 6d dull green optd SPECIMEN Type 9, fine M, SG.194s. (1) Cat. £220 £40 to 55 N/S
1496
 Specimen
1883 9d dull green, very fine example optd SPECIMEN Type 9, SG.195s. (1) Cat. £425 £100 to 125 £100.00
1497
 Used
 Block of four
1884 1s dull green PI/QJ BLOCK OF FOUR VFU, cancelled by registered c.d.s's, SG. 196. Cat. £1500 (4) £150 to 200 £160.00
1498    M
1887 Jubilee ½d vermillion Controls pair 'F' perf, & singles (8), also ½d blue green Control 'R' imperf. (10) £30 to 40 N/S
1499
 Used
1887 Jubilee 1½d dull purple & pale green wmk Inverted, FU example of this scarce wmk variety, SG.198wi. (1) Cat. £450 £100 to 130 N/S
1500
 Used
1891 £1 green OA fine U with oval date stamps, SG. 212 £150 to 200 N/S
 
   
       
   
Corbitts Ltd
5 Mosley Street, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1YE, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 191 232 7268. Fax: +44 (0) 191 261 4130
Email: collectors@corbitts.com
Site design: Ai5 Ltd
All content copyright © 1998-2019 Corbitts Ltd
   
   
Corbitts is a member of: the Philatelic Traders Society, the American Stamp Dealers Association, and the American Philiatelic Society