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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
 Block of four
Plate 3 FB/GC block of four, clear to good margins, cancelled Scots 1844 Type numerals. (1) £150 to 180 N/S
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' b/stamped 14/15 Feb. 1851. Scarce combination cover. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
Plate 3 JK, good to large margins cancelled by the No 6 in Maltese Cross, fine central strike. (1) Cat. £700 £125 to 165 £175.00
Plate 3 NF-NG horizontal pair in pale blue, just cut into at lower right corner, other margins are close to good, unused & re-gummed. £200 to 250 £200.00
Plate 3 TI-TJ horizontal pair in a deep, full blue shade, cut into bottom of both stamps & just touched at right, other margins are close to very large, unused & partly re-gummed, TI with small thin. Fresh appearance. £450 to 500 £450.00
Plate 4 FK violet blue, good to mostly huge margins, very thick lavender tinted paper with marked Ivory Head. (1) £150 to 180 £215.00
Plate 4 RD violet blue on thicker lavender tinted paper, four good to large margins used with barred oval numeral, SG.15aa, BPA Cert. 1960. (1) £250 to 300 £300.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
Plate 4 SJ/TL, block of six just cut into at lower right o/w good to huge margins, crease between rows, cancelled London barred oval numerals '22.' Attractive multiple. (6) £200 to 250 £210.00
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