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Stamp auction - 24 July 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 24 July 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 148 - 1840 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1423
 Unused
Plate 1 AL, unused example in milky blue with extended corner margin showing the plate number and part of the margin inscription, '...reful not to remove the Cement,' a good margin at left but the lower margin is a little irregular and just cut into near the L square, unused without gum, A very rare positional piece, unique in private hands. BPA Cert. 2011 states 'genuine, treated to reduce staining, black marks on face. Ex. Chartwell. (1) £6000 to 7500 N/S
1424
 Forgery
Plate 1 BA-BC horizontal strip of three with good margins all round, cancelled by faked No. 3 in MC cancels (BA has diagonal crease at upper left), Ex. Chartwell. £300 to 380 £360.00
1425
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 July 17th cover from Wigan to Lancaster franked Pl.1 BL, clear to good margins cancelled black MC, back stamps - Wigan despatch & Lancaster receiver. £100 to 150 £140.00
1426
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1 SC-TC vertical pair, tied on 1841 (5 June) wrapper addressed to Sir Edmund Bromhead Bart, Thurlby Hall. TC cut into in places, other margins close to large, tied by black MC with Exmouth despatch c.d.s. in lower corner. Sir Edmund de Gonville Bromhead was the third Baronet of Thurlby Hall in Lincolnshire. £220 to 260 £260.00
1427
 Used
Plate 1 TH, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £140 to 170 £230.00
1428
 Used
Plate 2 BH, four good margins with boldly struck red MC, attractive & scarce. (1) £250 to 300 £400.00
1429
 Used
Plate 2 DE, clear to good margins, cancelled two black MC's. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1430
 Used
Plate 2 EF, clear to large margins, cancelled solely by a circular town cancel. (1) Cat. £9000 £850 to 1000 N/S
1431
 Used
Plate 2 GD, four good margins, cancelled black MC. £140 to 165 £130.00
1432
 Used
Plate 2 JK, four clear margins, cancelled by fine black MC. (1) £120 to 160 £170.00
1433
 Used
Plate 2 SL in a slightly deep shade, good to large margins on three sides, touched or just cut into at right & cancelled by a very neat strike of Dorchester town cancellation; affixed on piece of the original cover & there is a scissor cut into the L square. Fresh & rare. Cat. £9000 £220 to 250 N/S
1434
 Used
Plate 2 TI, good to large margined example, cancelled by the distinctive Manchester fish tail MC, fine strike. (1) Cat. £1750 £450 to 550 N/S
1435
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 TI-TJ, horizontal pair in bright blue, margins generally good to large but just cut into at top left, tied by good strikes of blue MC on small piece; light crease or wrinkle at right. An attractive & rare multiple, Spec.D(6)ud. Cat. £30,000+ £2000 to 2500 N/S
 
   
       
   
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