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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 - Line Engraved Proofs
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1865 (September) The so called 'Royal' re-print in black with inverted wmk, lett QH, close cut at base, tiny ink mark at extreme right side, Spec.DP35a. (1) Cat. £3500 £500 to 650 £620.00

1878-79 Plate Proof Trials for lighter & more fugitive colours 1d in mauve, Plate 191, ML with trial cancellation of dumb barred circle, small to large margins with small nick into the design at foot. An appealing example of these trials. (1) Spec. DP39(a) Cat. from £17,000 £1000 to 1200 £920.00

1841 2d blue from the small trial plate of twelve, a single (No 3) with large to very large margins & postally used with London District '80' cancellation of Tottenham. The watermark is centred to the lower left where there is a natural wmk 'thin' & there is a small corner nick, well away from the design. A good example of one of these rare postally used proofs, Spec.DP43. Cat. £22,000 £4000 to 5000 N/S

1878-79 Trials for Lighter & more Fugitive Colours ½d lilac rose Plate 14 SR, imperforate with trial cancellation, large to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining stamp below. Fine & attractive, Spec.DP68(b), Cat. £33,000. £3000 to 4000 N/S
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