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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 - KGV Royal Cypher
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1635
 UM
1912-1924 ROYAL CYPHER REFERENCE SHADE COLLECTION range of UM stamps all tagged & identified by the vendor (not guaranteed by us but generally appear to be correct) comprising ½d (12), 1d (13), 1½d (8), 2d (11), 2½d (12), 3d (11), 4d (7), 5d (6), 6d (8), 7d (4), 9d agate (3), 9d olive (3), 1s (10). A super lot lacking the major rare shades, a very useful range of most of the lower to middle value shades. Cat. SG Spec. (13th Edition) £10,219 (full list available on request) £3000 to 4000 N/S
1636
 UM
Downey Head Die II, Wmk Crown 1d scarlet block of nine, Control B12 included with 1912 Royal Cypher collection of Control blocks, mainly six stamps. ½d - 7d vals with ½d shades (30 blocks of six, 1 block of four, 4 blocks of nine), 1d shades (35 blocks of six, 1 block of four, 2 blocks of ten, 1 Control single), 1½d shades (6 blocks of six, 1 block of four), 2d shades Die I (4 blocks of six, 1 block of four), 2d Die I (1 block of six), 3d shades (3 blocks of six), 4d (2 blocks of six), 5d (1 block of six), 6d reddish purple (2 blocks of six) & 7d bronze green (1 block of six). Almost all UM, mostly fine (a few with usual gum creasing). Total of 90 items. £1000 to 1200 £1900.00
1637
 UM
1912 ½d very pale green (faint gum crease), UM, Spec.N14(4), RPS Cert. 1980. Cat. £250 £60 to 80 £105.00
1638
 UM
1912 ½d deep blue myrtle green, UM, Spec.N14(15), RPS Cert. 2005 - photocopy showing a control block of eight. Cat. £300 £100 to 120 £125.00
1639
 UM
1912 ½d deep cobalt green, UM, Spec.N14(18), RPS Cert. 1988 for pair. (1) Cat. £400 £150 to 200 £190.00
1640
 UM
1912 1d pink, UM (minor gum wrinkle), Spec.N16(10), RPS Cert. 1995 - photocopy showing a marginal block of nine. Cat. £350 £150 to 200 £120.00
1641
 UM
1912 1½d very deep brown, UM (light crease), Spec.N18(4), Brandon Cert. 1992. (1) Cat. £400 £120 to 180 £180.00
1642
 M
1912 1½d 'PENCF' error in a horizontal pair M, SG.364a. (2) Cat. £125+ £40 to 60 £54.00
1643
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912 2d intense bright orange Die I, Spec.N19(9), used on a local commercial Nottingham cover from 'W. Dixon & Co. - Wholesale Clothiers & Warehousemen' tied Nottingham wavy line cancel. Scarce shade with RPS Cert. 1983, Cat. £450 off cover. (1) £100 to 130 N/S
1644
 UM
1912 2½d Royal blue UM (gum a little toned), Spec.N21(16), RPS Cert. 1990 - photocopy of a block of four. (1) Cat. £425 £150 to 200 £190.00
1645
 UM
1912 3d very pale violet, UM, Spec.N22(5), RPS Cert. 1989. (1) Cat. £380 £150 to 200 £260.00
1646
 M
1912 6d Somerset House printing reconstructed interpane Control block of twelve on chalky paper, from Pl.1, fine M (3x UM). Attractive piece. (12) £50 to 70 £72.00
 
   
       
   
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