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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 - Line Engraved Proofs
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 2c with voided corner in lilac rose on thin white wove paper, top marginal example, tiny mark on Queen's face, Spec.DP20. (1) £1200 to 1500 N/S

1840 Rainbow Colour Trial State 2 with voided corner on white wove paper dipped in prussiate of potash in lilac rose, fine marginal single, Spec. DP020a. £1200 to 1500 N/S

1867 April Paris Exhibition Proof 1d rose Pl.103 on soft white card, cut close at left side, Spec.DP38. (1) £500 to 650 N/S

1878-79 Plate Proof Trials for lighter and more fugitive colours 1d rose red, Plate 146 Wmk Large Crown with trial cancellation, Spec.DP39d. (1) £2000 to 2500 N/S

1878-79 Plate Proof trials for lighter colours 2d Pl.15 in pale ultramarine, four margined example, Spec.DP50a. A great rarity. (1) £2500 to 3000 N/S

1860 March Imperforate example of the 1½d Pl.1 in a mauve pink shade probably from the Fugitive Ink Experiment - this stamp most likely comes from these trials. See noted in SG. Spec. Cat on page 25 after DP54. (1) £700 to 900 £700.00

1870 Colour Trial for the Halfpenny Stamp New South Wales 'Diadem' issue Proof impression on white wove paper in black, a corner marginal example. Ex Perkins Bacon Archive, Spec.DP66. (1) £500 to 700 N/S
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