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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - 1840 Mulready Stationery
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
LORD HOLLAND FORGERY used example of the One Penny envelope. £40 to 55 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MULREADY CARICATURES - William Makepeace Thackeray broadsheet on India paper, numbered 17 (of 120 printed), also a print from the defaced block on laid paper. The India paper proof with a few minor faults well away from the printed design, much finer than is usually found. (2) £200 to 250 £180.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 7th May One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A64 Forme 4, used from Exeter to Chipping Sodbury, neat orange MC with dispatch c.d.s. alongside for Exeter May 7 1840, horizontal crease o/w a fine early usage Mulready. Cat. £2600 (1) £500 to 600 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny Letter Sheet Stereo A65 Forme 3, sent to Litchborough via Charing Cross, cancelled contrary to regulations by red MC in the top right corner, rev. bears Coventry c.d.s, minor staining not detracting. (1) £150 to 180 £190.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 April 12th One Penny Letter Sheet with blue printed Life Assurance advert, sent from Devonport to Halifax, additionally franked with 1841 1d red brown Plate 19 TI, four margin example (minor rubbing at lower corners of adhesives), tied with black MC, b/stamped Devonport despatch & Halifax receiver c.d.s. BPA Cert. 2010. Very scarce. (1) Cat. £14,500 £2000 to 3000 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 One Penny envelope Stereo 154 Forme 2, Sidmouth to Leeds via London, cancelled with a 'rusty brown' MC to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations, London transit marks on reverse & Sidmouth c.d.s. for Nov. 20. 1840. (1) £120 to 150 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Dec 1st Twopence Letter Sheet, folded into an envelope on reverse used from Keighley to Huddersfield by a black MC, charged an additional '2d' being overweight, back stamps for Huddersfield & Keighley, scarce 4d rate Mulready. Cat. £2000+ £400 to 500 £440.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Twopence envelope a199 used from Southampton to London, cancelled by 1844 Type barred oval numeral '723' & dated No. 10. 1843, seal cut out from reverse, also creased & a little soiled but still scarce late use. (1) Cat. £2400 £300 to 350 N/S
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