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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 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 May 26th OHMS cover to Galway franked 1841 2d Pl.3 left AA clear to good margins tied by the distinctive DUBLIN Maltese Cross, cover obverse bears a 'Galway My.26.1844' c.d.s. in blue. Scarce. P.T.S Cert. 2012, Cat.£2,000. £750 to 850 £750.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MATCHED PAIRS Pl.3 & 4 letterings QJ, QK, RA, RD, RF, RH, RJ, RK, SA, SC & SD of the 24 stamps approx 10 are four margined. £100 to 125 £130.00
Plate 3 DH, optd. SPECIMEN Type 1 clear to good margins, fresh o.g. (has small thin at top left corner) Spec E1s. Cat. £9000 (1) £750 to 950 £750.00
Plate 3 JB huge margins, OA four margins, Pl.4 FG & ML huge margins & KH, four margins BLUE barred oval cancel. (5) £250 to 300 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 Cover from London to Leith, franked 1841 2d blue Pl.3 (JE & QC), both three margin examples in contrasting shades (QC is an early state prior to repair), alongside the 2d's an 1841 1d red brown pays the 'Late Fee Charge,' all cancelled London numeral '1' back stamped 14/15 Feb. 1851, scarce combination cover. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 June 5 cover franked 1841 2d Pl.3 JL, with clear to huge margins, tied by a superb 'No 7 in MC' fine upright strike, back stamped Rochester c.d.s. for June. 6. 1843. Cat. £3250 (1) £400 to 500 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 3 NA, very fine, good to huge margined example on wrapper from London to Perth, tied by fine strike of the number '8' in MC, rev. Lombard St dispatch & Perth arrival for Au.4.1843, very scarce, Spec.ES11vh. (1) Cat. £2800 £650 to 750 N/S
Plate 4 AJ/AK horizontal pair, DG, EB, KA, OC, OD, OJ, RC, RE, SE, QJ/QK horizontal pair, SH & TI, all except one are four margined examples, good to FU group. (15) £120 to 170 £140.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 E.L from Coleraine to Ballymoney, franked 2d Pl.4 LA/LB, horizontal pair, good to huge margins, tied Irish diamond numerals '149' for Coleraine. (1) £40 to 50 £74.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1853 Dec 7th Penny pink stationery env franked by strip of three 1841 2d Pl.4 LA/LC, mostly large to huge margins close at base of LA, cancelled by London barred oval '24' numerals, tied by red London Tombstone Paid mark, registered to Chichester with arrival b/stamp. £100 to 120 £145.00
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