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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 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1841 1d LI, good to large margins, three sides, just touched to clear on fourth at right, with superb strike of the bluish green MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1841 1d reds, Pl.5 (21) incl. two pairs & one on part cover, several are apparently wrongly identified & are plated in the 21 to 29 group - all used. £140 to 160 £165.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Aug 18th Cover sent from Glasgow to Castletown franked 1d Red brown from black Plate 5 QB State II from the provisional repair, four margined example clearly showing the faint check letter ""B"", well tied by two strikes of the black MC, reverse with hexagonal dispatch mark. Scarce stamp especially on cover. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover to London, franked by a very attractive three margined 1d red brown, Pl. 9 SL, neatly tied by a fine strike of the distinctive Greenock MC, reverse bears boxed dispatch h/stamp. Cat. £1500 (1) £120 to 150 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 June cover sent locally in Edinburgh franked 1d red brown from black Pl.10 SH, four margined example cancelled by a superb black MC, cover stained at upper left corner. Cat.£325. (1) £80 to 100 £90.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 cover from Dorchester to Bradford, franked 1d red brown Pl, clear to large margins on three sides, left side cut into, tied by Dorchester town c.d.s. (1) £90 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Oct 22 cover to Yeovil franked 1841 1d IE (stuck on upside down), four margin example tied VF well struck Dorchester Town d/stamp for Oct.22.1842, cover has horizontal crease clear of adhesive & pmk. (1) Cat. £3000 £400 to 450 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover addressed to Bewdley, franked 1d red brown Pl. 34 DA, fine four margined example placed sideways & tied by a superb strike of the London number '6' in MC, reverse bears No. 7. 1843 d/stamp, Spec. BS23uf. (1) Cat. £450 £100 to 125 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover Perth to Blairgowrie, franked 1d red brown CI, four margins, tied by distinctive Perth MC, Perth & Blairgowrie d/stamps on rev. Spec.B1 (1) Cat. £1000 £100 to 150 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Jan 17 cover from Southampton to Birmingham, franked 1841 1d ME, clear margins on two sides - others cut into, tied by 'Southampton' c.d.s, rare. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 March 29 wrapper to Southampton franked 1841 1d red brown IJ, good to large margins, tied by superb strike of the No. 4 in MC. (1) Cat. £1600 £250 to 300 £450.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 Wrapper from Glastonbury to Sydenham, then re-directed to London, franked 1841 1d Pl. 31 DH, four close to huge margins, tied black MC, obv bears hand struck 'I' of Sydenham, rev. with dispatch/transit marks & arrival for Aug 3 1843. (1) £35 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 Sept part wrapper to Lancaster franked by 1841 1d imperf four margin example tied by barred oval numeral '530' for Milnthorpe adhesive also cancelled by a black MC & an unboxed numeral '4', most unusual combination of marks, b/stamps for Backbarrow, Lancaster & Milnthorpe. Lot also incl. two letters concerning this cover. (1) £300 to 350 £360.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 cover from Liverpool to Sheffield franked 1d red brown Pl.61 OA, left side marginal example, cut into right side, shows inscription 'CE 1d Per Label, 1/- P' cancelled fine barred oval numeral obliterator. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1846 cover from Oban to Inverary franked 1d red brown Pl. 61 SG, tied by two cancels - '183' of Inverary in black & '273' of Oban in blue, back stamps for both in corresponding colours. £180 to 200 N/S
  1846 hand written receipt for two sheets of 1d labels - 5 rows of 2d labels with Kensington Nov. 28 1848 date stamp. Scarce for 1841 1d reds & blues. (1) £170 to 220 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849 Cover from Tenby to London, franked 1841 1d red brown Pl. 85 large margined horizontal pair SF/SG, tied by superb '784' numerals in bright blue, rev. with matching double arc c.d.s, dispatch for De.30. 1849 & red arrival c.d.s. for the following day. (1) Single on cover Cat. £1700. £200 to 250 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849 Dec 15th cover from Wilton to Stockbridge Hants, franked 1d red brown lett JB - four good margins tied with 1844 type cancellation '685' for Wilton in green, with Wilton c.d.s. cancelling upper right side of envelope, attractive neat cover & very scarce. Brandon Cert. 2004. Cat. £9000 (1) £1200 to 1400 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 Envelope from Chertsey to London, franked 1d red brown Pl. 133 MH, good to wide margined example, tied by blue '179' barred oval numeral, reverse bears dispatch & arrival marks & neat hand struck 'Latcham Penny Post' also in blue, Spec.B2xb. Cat. £750 (1) £80 to 120 £80.00
NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS set of London Head Office numbers 1-12, examples with four margins & no faults are 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 & 12 (Cat. £1540), others although four margined - have faults. Overall Cat. £3045. (12) £250 to 300 £250.00
Pl. 24 PI four margin example cancelled by 1844 Type barred oval numeral in RED, Spec BIxd. Clear BPA Cert 1989. Cat. £9500 £1200 to 1500 £920.00
Pl.20 OF, four margin example, cancelled by distinctive green MC, tiny thin upper right, not mentioned on accompanying clear BPA Cert. 2004. (1) Cat. £6500 £500 to 700 N/S
Plate 10 NK, fine M, large part o.g. with four good margins, scarce, AS69. Cat. £2750 (1) £700 to 950 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 175 CK/CL, horizontal pair, margins mainly all round (just cut into at right side), cancelled by 498 numeral of Manchester on env. to London. Scarce Plate, stamps alone, Cat. £1000 each off cover. (1) £150 to 200 £160.00
Plate 19 NF, four margined example cancelled part Dorchester c.d.s (thinned), also 16x four margin examples with 1844 Type cancels - these chiefly fine. (15) £70 to 90 N/S
Plate 24 PC/PF horizontal strip of four each bearing a very fine strike of the distinctive York MC, clear margins along three sides, cut into along top - PC just clear. (4) Cat. £3200+ £200 to 250 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 58 RC, 'P converted to R' four margined example on cover from Kirkcaldy to Markinch tied fine Scots '210' numeral. Spec BS17d. Attractive cover. (1) £60 to 80 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 90 GL, clear to large margins, marginal at right side showing inscription 'Per Row of 12 £1' on cover from Oban to Edinburgh, tied by VF Scots numeral '273' for Oban, horizontal fold at top (through stamp), barely noticeable. (1) £65 to 90 £60.00
SELECTION of 42 examples in mixed condition, at least ten are four margined, all have black MC, vendor states the majority to be from Pl.11. £100 to 150 £150.00
UNPLATED four margined examples (6) with MC cancels lettered AJ (2) - one cancelled superb Greenock Maltese Cross, CK, NJ, OK & RJ. £50 to 70 £110.00
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