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Stamp auction - 3 September 2015 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 3 September 2015. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 151 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1544
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug cover from Sheffield to Edinburgh, franked by two penny blacks DE/?F (DE - Pl.7 overlaps slightly), tied red Maltese Crosses, reverse bears Sheffield despatch c.d.s's & Edinburgh receiver. £100 to 120 £100.00
1545
 Used
UNPLATED DL & HF both four margined, PD & RE both four margined but trimmed - all cancelled in red. (4) £150 to 200 N/S
1546
 Used
UNPLATED EG, FF, KF, LL, MC, OL - either three margined or four margined with faults, all cancelled in red. £200 to 250 £200.00
1547
 Used
UNPLATED FJ, HG & JG, three margined examples, cancelled in black. (3) £60 to 80 £82.00
1548
 Used
UNPLATED KA (three margins), LJ (three margins) & PI (four margins), all cancelled in red - faults. (3) £60 to 85 £86.00
1549
 Used
Plate 1a GI (crease), HD, PB & QI, three margined examples cancelled in red. £100 to 120 £115.00
1550
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1a HH, four good to large margins, tied to cover front + back flap (from Aberdeen to Cluny Castle) by fine strike of the distinctive Ruby Maltese Cross. Reverse bears Aberdeen c.d.s. £350 to 450 £380.00
1551
 Used
Plate 1a KL/LL vertical pair, KL has three clear margins - just touching lower left side, LL is three margined, cancelled fine red Maltese Crosses. £60 to 80 £94.00
1552
 Used
Plate 1b DD - poor, cancelled black Maltese Cross, RE three margins, couple of scissor cuts. Plate 2 DG - poor, matched red printing, four margins, PJ - poor. (5) £100 to 130 £100.00
1553
 Used
Plate 1b EC, four good margins, slightly smudged red MC, also Pl.6 SG, four margins, fine red MC, vertical crease. (2) £80 to 100 £70.00
1554
 Used
Plate 1b GA, four margin example with red MC. £60 to 80 £98.00
1555
 Used
Plate 1b GD, three margins, GC from good to large margins - thinned, both cancelled in red. £60 to 75 £60.00
1556
 Used
Plate 1b OE, good to huge margins (thinned), cancelled in red, 1840 2d Pl.1 SB, good to huge margins on three sides - left side cut very close, cancelled by a superb red MC. (2) £80 to 120 £130.00
1557
 Used
Plate 2 CB & MG four margined (faults), MI four margins, SA just four margins, cancelled in red. (4) £120 to 160 £120.00
1558
 Used
Plate 2 CL three margins fine red Maltese Cross, GG, just four margins, fine black MC. (2) £80 to 100 N/S
1559
 Used
Plate 2 CL/DL vertical pair, three good to large margins, close or cut into right side, cancelled fine brownish red MC. (2) £60 to 80 £92.00
1560
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 OB, clear to good margins, tied to a piece by the distinctive pink MC of Haddington & additionally tied by a manuscript ink grill, piece also bears Haddington c.d.s, Edinburgh 'PAID' c.d.s, both dates Ju.3.1840 and red hand struck 'I' at left. A rare and striking piece. Spec.AS15 variety. PTS Cert. 2015. £600 to 700 £700.00
1561
 Used
Plate 2 PH, four margined example, cancelled in red. (1) £80 to 100 £110.00
1562
 Used
Plate 2 horizontal pairs (2) SG/SH cancelled in red, TB/TC cancelled in black, faults. £100 to 140 £120.00
1563
 Used
Plate 3 BH, DE, FA, FC, KH & OD three margined examples, all except FA cancelled in red. (6) £170 to 200 £170.00
1564
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July cover from Shelton to Perth, franked Pl.3 TF, four good margins, tied red MC, obverse bears Shelton/Staffs double ring arc c.d.s, reverse Newcastle double arc & Edinburgh transit. Cover has central fold. £80 to 100 £86.00
1565
 Unused
Plate 4 AF/BF vertical pair unused (no gum), clear to good margins, Spec.AS23. £1000 to 1200 £1200.00
1566
 Used
Plate 4 CC, four margined example, fine red MC (slight thin), Pl.7 QH, four margined example with fine red MC, tiny corner crease. (2) £80 to 100 £98.00
1567
 Used
Plate 4 OC & TJ, three margined cancelled in black, PH & TB (crease) four margined cancelled in red. (4) £130 to 170 £120.00
1568
 Used
Plate 4 horizontal pair OE/OF, OF is cut into lower left corner cancelled in red. (2) £60 to 75 £60.00
1569
 Used
Plate 5 DC, three margins red Maltese Cross, JK four margins - small thin red MC, AL - four margins (thinned, HB - just touched top right, SA touched upper left side, TA three margins- these cancelled in black. £150 to 200 £155.00
1570
 Used
Plate 5 HA clear to good margins, black MC matched with red printing (three margins), Pl. 7 EJ just clipped lower left corner, QL four margins - faults. £70 to 90 £80.00
1571
 Used
Plate 6 HI, KK, LD, MA & SA, cut into or faults. £125 to 150 £125.00
1572
 Used
Plate 6 vertical pair QE/RE right side cut into cancelled fine red crosses. £70 to 90 £86.00
1573
 Used
Plate 6 SB-SG horizontal strip of six, good to clear margins except along top where SC-SF is just cut into, leaving SB, SF & SG clear, superbly cancelled by red MC's, SF is creased. A most attractive multiple. £500 to 700 £800.00
1574
 Used
Plate 8 CL, MJ & RA either cut into or faults - cancelled in red. £75 to 90 £75.00
1575
 Used
Plate 8 horizontal pair IB/IC - IB four margins although close at base, IC just cut into at base, cancelled in red. £75 to 90 £92.00
1576
 Used
Plate 8 vertical pair LL/ML, ML good four margins, LL four margins closed tear, cancelled in black. £100 to 130 £125.00
1577
 M
Plate 8 NB, unused example with large part o.g. (toned), close to large margins, (1) £300 to 400 £480.00
1578
 Used
Plate 8 PC four margins small corner crease, PJ four margins & thinned, cancelled in black. (2) £65 to 80 £65.00
1579
 Used
Plate 9 KE & PJ both four margined with faults, MI three margins - cancelled in red, QH three margins black MC, Pl 10 PH - two margins fine black MC. (5) £130 to 160 £130.00
1580
 Used
Plate 10 HJ, four margined example with black MC. £120 to 160 £180.00
 
   
       
   
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