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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1340
 Used
Plate 1a KJ, four margin example cancelled by the distinctive brown Maltese cross, spec AS2vi, tiny corner crease otherwise fine & very attractive, PTS cert (2012). (1) Cat. £3000. £500 to 650 £620.00
1341
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 15th envelope addressed to Stoke upon Trent, franked Pl.1a RK, good to large margins, tied by VF red MC (leaving clear profile), back stamped Newcastle under Lyme c.d.s. for 15th May 1840. Superb MAY usage. Cat. £3500 £900 to 1200 N/S
1342
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 29th cover from Wolverhampton to Lichfield franked, two 1d blacks- Pl.1b CD, three margins- close at base, NF good margins, tied red MC's. (1) £150 to 200 £150.00
1343
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 16th cover from Oxford to Lichfield franked Pl.1b HB, four good to large margins, tied red MC's. £120 to 150 N/S
1344
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 6th cover from Tetsworth to Lichfield franked Pl.1b HD, large marginal example tied red MC's, Tetsworth c.d.s alongside. (1) £120 to 150 £120.00
1345
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 26th cover from Tetsworth - Lichfield franked Pl.1b IG, good to large margins, tied by red MC's - alongside Tetsworth c.d.s. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1346
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 7th cover from Wolverhampton to Lichfield franked Pl.1b OI, cut into at right side, tied red MC's. (1) £50 to 70 £52.00
1347
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 4th cover from Wolverhampton to Lichfield, franked Pl.1b PG, clear to good margins, tied red MC's. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1348
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 8th cover from Worcester to Pimlico, London franked Pl.2 horizontal pair lett DH/I, cancelled by fine red MC's (DI - small fault at top), good to mainly large margins. (1) £250 to 350 N/S
1349
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 3rd cover from Kircaldy, franked Pl.2 NB, good four margin example, tied by very fine distinctive orange brown Maltese Cross of Kirkaldy, reverse bears KIRCALDY/3 NOV/1840 h/stamp in the same colour, fine & scarce. (1) £450 to 650 N/S
1350
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 1st local London cover franked Pl.2 SD/SE, pair with good to large margins on three sides, SE shaved right side, cancelled & tied by red MC's, straight line 'STRAND' h/stamp alongside. £200 to 250 £200.00
1351
 Used
Plate 3 TD, good to large margins cancelled by the distinctive black Leeds MC. Spec AS20ua. PTS Cert (2014) (1) Cat. £2800. £400 to 500 N/S
1352
Used on piece or front
Plate 5 CF, good to large margins, tied to small piece by the distinctive Manchester black MC, RPS Cert. 1987. (1) £400 to 500 N/S
1353
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 25th cover from Chester to Oswestry franked, Pl.5 GJ, good to large margins, tied black MC. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1354
 Used
Plate 5 SG, four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 120 £140.00
1355
Used on piece or front
FOUR PENNY BLACKS ON PIECE comprising Pl.6. HG & HK, both four large margins, also Pl.6 AF & Pl.1b IF, both three margins cancelled on piece by black MC's. Quite attractive. (1) £350 to 450 N/S
1356
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 28th EL from London to Birmingham franked Pl.6. FK, DK, JK & JL four margined examples, tied by red MC's, corner has vertical fold affecting DK. Quite attractive. £450 to 600 £470.00
1357
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 24th cover to Abingdon, Berks franked Pl.6 FB & FC, two four marginal examples cancelled & tied by black MC. (1) £250 to 300 £280.00
1358
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 3rd cover from Oswestry to Shrewsbury franked, Pl.6 GI good to large margins. £120 to 150 £120.00
1359
 Unused
Plate 6 GK-GL, horizontal pair unused with good to large margins all round, GL with small tear at top into the 'G' of postage. Attractive & scarce. £1500 to 1800 £1850.00
1360
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 15th cover from Barmouth to DoGellau, franked Pl.6 II, large margined example, tied red MC, obverse also bears a BARMOUTH u.c in blue, accompanied by 1843 cover franked 1d red Pl.19 (three margins), tied by black MC. (2) £100 to 130 £100.00
1361
 Used
Plate 6 KE/KF, horizontal pair good to large margins, cancelled red MC's. (2) £250 to 300 £250.00
1362
 Used
Plate 6 MC/MD, horizontal pair close to large margins, cancelled in red. (2) £200 to 230 £210.00
1363
 Used
Plate 7 SA/SE horizontal strip of five, close to large margins all round, indistinct red MC cancellations, small scissor cut in the margin between SD & SE and a little ragged at left o/w fine and scarce. (1) £1000 to 1200 £1250.00
1364
 Used
Plate 8 SD, good four margins, cancelled by the distinctive Manchester Maltese Cross - fine strike. £250 to 300 £250.00
 
   
       
   
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