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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 - Embossed
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The Original Primary Die without 'pendant curl' embossed in white on green circular background, very fine & extremely rare. Ex. Maximus. £2000 to 2500 N/S
1847-54 1s pale green Die II, lower right corner marginal example with barred oval cancels, SG.54. (1) £150 to 180 £170.00
1847-54 1s green, Die 2, cut square, touched to large margins, large part original gum, fresh embossing, fine. SG.56, Cat. £24,000. (1) £2400 to 2800 £2400.00
1847-54 10d brown, Die 2, left margin block of four with good to large margins all round, unused without gum, small thin at top and repaired tear at left. A rare multiple, Cat. £90,000. £5000 to 6500 £5600.00
1850 10d deep brown Die II, cut square with good to very large margins, large part o.g, some minor thinning at top and creasing caused by the right hand thread, also horizontal crease at base, still an attractive example of this rarely offered stamps, SG.57. (1) Cat. £11,000 £1000 to 1200 £1100.00
Used on piece or front
1847-54 6d mauve, two singles, both cut square with close to large margins and used on large piece with 2d Stars, cancelled by '24' numeral of Dulwich with Lombard Street 1854 (21 Sept) b/stamp. The right stamp shows small pre-printing paper wrinkle, SG.58. (1) £250 to 300 £250.00
1867 6d Embossed, good square margins, cancelled twice, first in GB & then in New South Wales with Sydney barred oval. (1) £140 to 160 £150.00
1847-54 6d deep dull lilac, cut square with good to very large margins all round, unused & re-gummed, light horizontal crease. Good appearance, SG.59, Cat. £18,000. (1) £700 to 900 £780.00
1847-54 6d dull lilac, left side marginal example cancelled by fine 1844 Type Scots numeral SG.59. (1) £100 to 120 £125.00
1847-54 6d Embossed, close to good margins, VFU, SG.60. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
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