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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 - KGV Downey Heads
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1468

1911-12 Half Tone Essay 3d small format, four essays in shades of grey/black, printed on thin white wove paper (95x 78mm), fine & very scarce. £600 to 750 N/S
1469
 Essay
1911-12 Half Tone Essay 3d large format in Manders Bros. pale yellow on white paper, hand struck 'MB/II' in black above the design, VF. £120 to 150 £120.00
1470
 Essay
1911-12 Half Tone Essay 3d large format in grey on white paper (44x39mm) £100 to 130 £100.00
1471
 Essay
1911-12 Half Tone Essay 3d small format in dull purple on proof paper (60x65mm) with hand struck 'W/25' in black above the design, VF. £100 to 130 £150.00
1472
 Essay
1911-12 Half Tone Essay 7d small format in purple on white paper (32x37mm) hand stamped '/25'' above the design. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1473
 Essay
1911-12 Half Tone Essay 7d small format in Slater Palmer grey on white paper (40x45mm) hand stamped 'SP/16' £100 to 120 £125.00
1474

1911 1d Paper Trial in carmine on thick chalk-surfaced paper UM. (1) £50 to 65 £66.00
1475

1911-12 Paper Trials 1d Die 2, imperforate in scarlet on John Allen special finish paper, three blocks of four (two marginal), one on thinner paper & another on gummed paper plus three singles (one with small corner defect), one on gummed paper, fine. Cat. £2100 £500 to 600 N/S
1476

1911-12 Downey Head paper trial No Wmk. Imperf. 1d in scarlet on John Allen special finish, very thin paper, block of six. Slight corner crease affecting lower left stamps, otherwise fine. Cat. £840+ (6) £200 to 250 £200.00
1477

1911-12 ½d Die 1A, a die proof colour trial in dull green shade on gummed paper, supplied by R D Turner with Crown watermark, cut close, fine & extremely rare. Cat. £4500 (1) £700 to 900 N/S
1478

1911-12 Downey Heads 1d Die 2, Imperforate Colour Trial in scarlet on gummed, sideways watermarked Crown paper, cut close, minor gum wrinkles o/w fine. Rare. Cat. from £2500. £550 to 750 N/S
1479

1911-12 5d Die 2, a die proof (shaded background to head) used as a colour trial, in black on proof paper, cut close, thinned though of fine appearance & very rare,. Cat. £4500 £700 to 900 N/S
1480
 Essay
1910 Hentschel Zinc Block Essays For Colour Only 7d & 1s, both in brown on deep green, cut close & affixed to piece marked 'S.D/5' & 'Brown on Green'; the 1s with tiny fault at lower left, otherwise fine. Cat. from £1850 £550 to 700 N/S
1481
 UM
1912 1d scarlet horizontal UM pair incl. variety 'No Cross on Crown' SG.345/5a. (2) Cat. £190 £50 to 60 £62.00
 
   
       
   
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