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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1291
 Used
UNPLATED six examples, lett AC, AJ, AL, NE, OB & SL, mainly four margined with faults, four cancelled in red. (6) £300 to 400 £360.00
1292
 Used
UNPLATED NF, just shaved at low right side, SG good to huge margins, both cancelled in red. (2) £100 to 140 £125.00
1293
 Used
Plate 1a EI, worn plate, four clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £110.00
1294
 Used
Plate 1a GC, clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £96.00
1295
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 20th cover from Durham to South Shields, franked Pl.1a KD, good to large margined example, just tied fine red MC, cover has horizontal crease. £200 to 300 £340.00
1296
 Used
Plate 1a PC, four good margins, cancelled very fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £140.00
1297
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 18 cover from Glasgow to Manchester, franked Pl.1b BD, good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £120 to 160 N/S
1298
Used on piece or front
Plate 1b II, good to large margined example tied to part cover Inverkeithing to Edinburgh by a brown shade of the MC. (1) £100 to 125 £155.00
1299
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 8th cover from London to Kendal, franked Pl.1b JB, good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £120 to 150 £110.00
1300
 Used
Plate 1b KJ, clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £50 to 65 £66.00
1301
Used on piece or front
Plate 1b OH four margin example tied to piece by black MC & framed type (PyP No 15) Handsworth in pale bluish green. (1) £500 to 600 £520.00
1302
 Used
Plate 1b PG, clear to good margins, cancelled in red. (1) £50 to 65 £66.00
1303
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 9th cover from South Shields to Leith, franked Pl.1b QL, good to large margins, cancelled red MC - not tied. £80 to 100 £75.00
1304
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 11th cover from London to Broseley, franked Pl.2 AG, good to huge margins, tied red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £130.00
1306
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 HB, good to large margins, neatly tied to small piece by a good strike of the red MC and additionally tied by Marsden/Lancashire circular town stamp in black. Fine & attractive, rare. £850 to 1000 N/S
1307
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 29th Sept wrapper to Banff franked One Penny Black Pl.2 IF, close to very large margins, used with 1d red brown Pl. 5 BC, close to large margins, both cancelled by a central strike of the black Maltese Cross & showing Turriff despatch datestamp in lower corner for the same day. Fine vertical filing creases, one through the Penny Black & some arrival notation at left. A rare combination. £2000 to 2500 N/S
1308
 Used
Plate 2 JK, three margined example, cancelled superb red MC. (1) £40 to 60 £54.00
1309
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 3rd cover from London to Manchester, franked Pl.2 PC, good to very large margins, tied fine red MC, contents printed list of tea prices. £100 to 130 £115.00
1310
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 2 QD, a deep shade on 1840 (31 May) local Edinburgh entire, touched to very large margins and well tied by a good strike of deep, dull red MC, a fine strike of the despatch c.d.s, on the flap which opens well for display. A fine and scarce Sunday date, Cat. £13,000. £1800 to 2500 N/S
1311
 Used
Plate 2 QF, clear to good margins, very fine red MC leaving clear profile. (1) £80 to 100 £92.00
1312
 Used
Plate 3 KF, four good to large margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £140.00
1313
 Used
Plate 3 KJ, clear to large margins, smudged red MC. (1) £60 to 80 £74.00
1314
 Used
Plate 3 LD, good margins except top left - just touched, fine red MC. (1) £40 to 50 £52.00
1315
 Used
Plate 4 AJ, clear to large margins, cancelled red MC - superb strike. (1) £70 to 90 £88.00
1316
Used on piece or front
Plate 4 FD, four good margins, cancelled in red on a piece dated June 7th 1840 Leamington. £80 to 100 £105.00
1317
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 28th cover from Edinburgh to Ayr, franked Pl.4 GH, four good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £110.00
1318
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 20th cover from Beauly to Edinburgh, franked Pl.4 II, four good margins, tied black MC, cover with two vertical creases clear of adhesive. (1) £100 to 120 £110.00
1319
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 5th Edinburgh local cover franked Pl.4 JD, good to mostly large margins, tied red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £110.00
1320
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 12th cover from Chesterfield to Barton under Needwood, franked Pl.4 KL, good to large margins, tied fine red MC. £100 to 120 £130.00
1321
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 1st cover from Girvan to Newcastle on Tyne, franked Pl.4 MC - grey black, clear to large margins, tied fine black MC. (1) £120 to 160 £150.00
1322
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 10th cover from Bath to Congleton, franked Pl.4 MG - four good margins & MH just cut into lower left side, both well tied red crosses. £200 to 250 £220.00
1323
 Used
Plate 4 NH, clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £110.00
1324
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 20th cover from Sawbridgeworth - London, franked Pl.4 NK, good to huge margins, tied watery strike of the red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £125.00
1325
Used on piece or front
Plate 4 OB, clear to large margined example, cancelled by fine red MC on a dated piece 'Maryport June 19th 1840. (1) £80 to 100 £92.00
1326
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 10th cover from Glasgow to Manchester, franked Pl.4 TH, good to huge margins, cancelled red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1327
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from Sedbergh to Berwick on Tweed franked Pl.5 AA, close to good margins, just tied by black MC. reverse bears Hawes UC & Berwick receiver c.d.s. (1) £80 to 120 £160.00
1328
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from Kendal to Berwick upon Tweed franked Pl.5 ID, four margin example tied fine black MC. Obverse bears Sedbergh U.C. & reverse with Kendal despatch & Berwick receiver c.d.s's. (1) £120 to 150 £145.00
1329
 Used
Plate 5 JE, large to huge margins, red MC, attractive. (1) £80 to 100 £120.00
1330
 Used
Plate 5 NA, four good to large margins, cancelled in red. (1) £80 to 100 £115.00
1331
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 3rd cover from London to Cambridge, franked Pl.5 OF, clear to large margins, tied fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1332
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 3rd cover from Leeds to Kendal, franked Pl.6 AB, good to huge margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £145.00
1333
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 26th cover from Lincoln to Brigg, franked Pl.6 BF, large margined example, cancelled by fine red MC, 'Lincoln' c.d.s. struck underneath adhesive. (1) £100 to 120 £125.00
1334
 Used
Plate 6 BH, four good margins, red MC. £80 to 100 £135.00
1335
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 7th cover from London to Thetford, franked Pl.6 BL, good to large margins, cancelled fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £115.00
1336
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 19th cover from Edinburgh to Melrose franked Pl.6 HA, three huge margins just cut into lower left side, cover soiled & heavy. (1) £50 to 70 £72.00
1337
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 4th cover from Manchester to Lancaster, franked Pl.6 HG, good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1338
 Used
Plate 6 ID, four even margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1339
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 17th part cover from London to Petworth, franked Pl.6 IH, four good margins, tied red MC. £100 to 120 £90.00
1340
 Used
Plate 6 MA, good four margin example, cancelled red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £92.00
1341
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 28th cover from Chepstow to London, franked Pl.6 PD, good to large margined example, cancelled fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £92.00
1342
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 26th cover from Dunfermline to Kirkcaldy, franked Pl.6 QC, good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £160.00
1343
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 1st cover from Wiveliscombe to Creech St. Michael Nr. Taunton, franked Pl.7 FE, four good to large margins, tied red MC. £120 to 140 £125.00
1344
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 27th cover from Woodstock to Yottington, franked Pl.7 GI, clear to good margins, tied fine red MC 'Woodstock' c.d.s. struck below adhesive, cover then turned and sent to George Hume esq. in London charged m/s 'I' bears London tombstone & Torrington c.d.s. Unusual & attractive. (1) £200 to 250 £410.00
1345
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 10th part cover from Glasgow to Hawick, franked Pl.7 GJ, mostly large margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
1346
 Used
Plate 7 HJ, four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £140.00
1347
 Used
Plate 7 MD, good to very large margined example showing a trace of the adjoining stamp at right, cancelled by the distinctive blue MC - a fine strike. Very attractive & rare. BPA Cert. 2011. (1) £900 to 1200 N/S
1348
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 17th Edinburgh local (cover & back flap), franked Pl.7 QJ, good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1349
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 9th cover from Durham to Houghton Le Spring, franked Pl.7 TG, four margins example, tied by a watery red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £90.00
1350
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 6th cover from Sandwich to Ashford, franked Pl.8 AF, four good to large margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £90.00
1351
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 4th cover from Sandwich to Ashford, franked Pl.8 AL, large margined example, tied by two strikes of the red MC. £100 to 120 £130.00
1352
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 5th wrapper to Southwark, franked Pl.8 CI, four margined example, tied fine red MC, cover is partly toned/soiled. (1) £80 to 100 £86.00
1353
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 May 18th cover from London to Battle, franked Pl.8 GK, three large margins, a little ragged at base, tied fine black MC. £80 to 100 £92.00
1354
 Used
Plate 8 KH, four margin example, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1355
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 21st cover London to Southampton, franked Pl.8 MH, four margin example, tied by a watery red MC, cover is toned. £100 to 120 £90.00
1356
 Used
Plate 8 horizontal pair OK/OL, good to huge margins cancelled red MC's, OK tiny nick at base. (2) £200 to 250 £310.00
1357
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 1st cover Chester to London, franked Pl.8 PC, four good to large margins, cancelled black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1358
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 1st cover from London to Marlborough, franked Pl.8 PK, close to large margined example, tied fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £96.00
1359
 Used
Plate 8 RG, four good margins, fine red MC, matched with printing in red - cut into at top. (2) £80 to 100 £130.00
1360
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 18th cover from London to Wellington, franked Pl.8 RK, four good margins, tied red MC. £100 to 120 £120.00
1361
 Used
Plate 8 SK, clear to good margins, red MC, bearing clear profile, some tone spots on reverse. (1) £70 to 90 £92.00
1362
 Used
Plate 9 AI, clear to huge margins, cancelled black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £92.00
1363
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 2nd cover from Rochdale to London, franked Pl.9 AK, good to huge margins, tied red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £92.00
1364
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 30th cover from London to Brighton, franked Pl.9 GK, four margin example, tied red MC. (1) £90 to 120 £125.00
1365
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 4th cover from Liverpool to Manchester, franked Pl.9 KL, clear to good margins, cancelled centrally, struck black MC. Cover is soiled. (1) £80 to 100 £94.00
1366
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 29th front & flap from Charing Cross London to Edinburgh, franked Pl.9 RC, three huge margins - cut close at right side, tied two strikes of red MC. (1) £50 to 65 £66.00
1367
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 29th cover from Weymouth to Crewkerne, franked Pl.9 TI, clear to large margins, tied fine black MC, clean uncreased cover. (1) £120 to 160 £175.00
1368
 Used
Plate 10 OC, clear to good margins, cancelled by red MC. Scarce. £150 to 200 £180.00
 
   
       
   
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