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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used on piece or front
Plate 3 BC/BD horizontal pair, good to mostly large margins all round, tied to small piece by the No. 4 in Maltese Cross, 1841 1d - three margins alongside, also cancelled 4 in cross. Scarce item (2d pair Cat. £1400+ premium) £250 to 350 N/S
Plate 3 BL, good to large margined example, cancelled by 1844 Type obliterator in red, Spec. ES10wc, RPS Cert. 1990. (1) Cat. £28,000 £4000 to 6000 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 July 1st entire letter to Airth, franked 2d Pl.3 MI, four margined example, tied by the distinctive Stirling Maltese Cross, reverse bears boxed Falkirk & boxed Stirling d/stamps, Spec. ES11ur, BPA Cert. 1995. (1) £450 to 600 N/S
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
Plate 4 BG/CI block of six 'BH' non spectacle, with good to huge margins, cancelled by London barred oval district numeral '20' crease through central horizontal margin & BH tiny fault o/w a most desirable multiple. £500 to 650 N/S
Plate 4 JA/JD, horizontal strip of four with left side margin showing part ornament & inscription each with fine strike of the barred oval numeral '180' obliterator for Chester, margins all round except for JB cut into at base & a couple of tiny nicks. An attractive multiple. (4) £400 to 550 N/S
Plate 4 JL, large margined U example with left side margin showing part ornament & inscription, split in the margin on the watermark line. (1) £350 to 450 N/S
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