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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1791
 Used
UNPLATED AB close to good margins (small thin), BI good to large margins, BK close to good margins, JB close to large margins, LC close to large margins (crease), all cancelled in red. (5) £250 to 300 £270.00
1792
 Used
UNPLATED AF nice looking four margins (thinned), CE three margins, FD three margins (creased), HH four margins (creased), LC three margins, all cancelled in red. (5) £200 to 250 £240.00
1793
 Used
UNPLATED AJ, BC, both four margined, cancelled in red. (2) £80 to 100 £145.00
1794
 Used
UNPLATED AK four margins, FI fine four margins, OD four margins (diagonal corner crease), all cancelled in black. (3) £130 to 150 £150.00
1795
 Used
UNPLATED AC four margin example, DC four margins (slight thin), ME clear to large margins, all cancelled in red, NH three margins - brown MC, BI four margins - smudged black MC, IH close to good margins - black MC. (6) £250 to 300 £275.00
1796
 Used
UNPLATED BD, GE, GG, HG, IF, KJ, LG, NC, OA & OG, mainly four margined, some close in places, odd imperfections, all cancelled in red. £500 to 650 £500.00
1797
 Used
UNPLATED BF, DH, GE, MH & SI - BF cut into S.W corner, others close in places but four margined - all cancelled in red. £200 to 250 £260.00
1798
 Used
UNPLATED BG, GJ, KI, QE, either four margined or one side touched, cancelled in red. (4) £180 to 220 £230.00
1799
 Used
UNPLATED CF, MC & RB, four margin examples, fine red Maltese Crosses. (3) £240 to 280 £290.00
1800
 Used
UNPLATED CJ, GH, LF, ME, MK, QL - all four margined, cancelled in black, NH four margins cancelled in red, odd fault, good appearance. (7) £300 to 400 £310.00
1801
 Used
UNPLATED DF & EJ, both good to large margins, cancelled in red. (2) £160 to 200 £210.00
1802
 Used
UNPLATED DL & HF both four margined, PD & RE both four margined but thinned - all cancelled in red. (4) £150 to 200 £160.00
1803
 Used
UNPLATED GK, close to large margins (crease), IB close to good margins, KF clear to good margins, MI three margins (crease), RK fine looking four margins (crease), all cancelled in red. (5) £180 to 220 £260.00
1804
 Used
UNPLATED HE clear to large margins, JF three margins, PC four margins (crease), PF four clear margins, NL four margins (corner crease), all cancelled in black. (5) £200 to 250 £260.00
1805
 Used
UNPLATED KB, four margins (tiny thin), LC just touching at lower right side, both cancelled in red, EL four margins, cancelled in black. £120 to 140 £140.00
1806
 Used
UNPLATED MD (small thin), MH (crease), NF (small thin - close cut at left), all cancelled in red. (3) £100 to 120 £160.00
1807
 Used
UNPLATED MF & MJ both four margin examples, cancelled black Maltese Crosses. (2) £120 to 150 £120.00
1808
 Used
UNPLATED TF & QH, cancelled in red, DI & IE cancelled in black, close to four margins, all have faults. (4) £100 to 120 £170.00
1809
 Used
Plate 1a DD, worn Plate, cancelled fine red MC, light horizontal crease. Quite attractive. (1) £60 to 75 £125.00
1810
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 4th cover to Cambridge, franked Pl.1a GC (worn Plate) four margined example, tied by fine red MC, back stamped Cambridge 4th July c.d.s. (1) £150 to 180 N/S
1811
 Used
Plate 1a JG, Pl.3 LL, both with faults. (2) £50 to 65 £52.00
1812
 Used
Plate 1a PI, good to large margins, fine red MC, vertical ironed out crease right side. (1) £50 to 65 £52.00
1813
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 14th cover from Sheffield to Hathersage, Derbyshire, franked Pl.1a RE, four good margins, cancelled by a fine red MC, reverse bears despatch c.d.s. of Sheffield for MAY 14th 1840. Spec.AS1+f £250 to 300 £340.00
1814
 Used
Plate 1a RG, worn Plate, good to large margins, cancelled red MC, slightly grubby appearance. £60 to 75 £68.00
1815
 Used
Plate 1a TJ, intense black, good to large margins, cancelled red MC, RPS Cert. 2012. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1816
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 25th cover from Greenoch to Edinburgh, franked by two examples from Pl.1b, both have good to large margins, tied by black MC's. Cover is creased - well away from adhesives. £250 to 300 N/S
1817
 Used
Plate 1b AI, Wmk Inverted, good to large margins, red MC, Spec.AS5l. (1) Cat. £2500 £350 to 400 £350.00
1818
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 1b CF on an undelivered entire, four good margins (creased), tied by a red MC and the two lines 'Cottingham/Penny Post; in black, neat Hull c.d.s.'s alongside, m/s 'Not to be found.' Despite fault to the stamp a very attractive & rare cover. Cat. £9000 £700 to 850 £700.00
1819
 Unused
Plate 1b EB, good to large margins, appears unused - probably cleaned. £100 to 120 £230.00
1820
 Unused
Plate 1b GB, unused examples, three good margins, right side very close but not into design, couple of small nicks at top. (1) £200 to 300 £240.00
1821
 Used
Plate 1b GB/GC horizontal pair, all round generally large margins, cancelled red MC's, horizontal crease, good appearance. (2) £100 to 130 £115.00
1822
 Used
Plate 1b GC, four good margins, very fine black MC, vertical crease at right. £60 to 75 £72.00
1823
 Used
Plate 1b JI, clear to large margins, red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £84.00
1824
 Used
Plate 1b KG, four margin example, cancelled by the magenta Maltese Cross, Spec.AS5vd, RPS Cert. 1988. (1) Cat. £3000 £400 to 550 £500.00
1825
 M
Plate 1b QG, fine o.g. examples with three good to huge margins, close cut left side. (1) £600 to 700 £600.00
1826
 M
Plate 1b RL, fine o.g. examples with clear to good margins, gum a little toned. (1) £700 to 850 N/S
1827
 Used
Plate 1b TI, clear to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £70 to 85 N/S
1828
 Used
Plate 2 AD, food to large margins, red MC, small thin. (2) £50 to 70 £64.00
1829
 Used
Plate 2 CB, clear to huge margins, red MC (crease), EG fine four good margins, red MC. (2) £130 to 150 £130.00
1830
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 IE, clear to good margins, tied to piece by fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £70.00
1831
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 28th cover from Edinburgh to Adam Morrison Esq S.S.C, franked Pl.2 NK, fine good to huge margined example tied by a superb red MC, reverse bears a clear May 27th 1840 c.d.s. Cover has central vertical crease o/w fine. Spec.AS15Ej. Cat. £2000 £500 to 600 N/S
1832
 Used
Plate 2 QB, four good margins, fine black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £92.00
1833
 Used
Plate 2 QK, good to huge margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £84.00
1834
 Used
Plate 2 KB, four good margins, fine red MC, horizontal crease at top. (1) £50 to 70 £68.00
1835
 Unused
Plate 3 BC, fine unused example with clear to large margins. (1) £300 to 400 £470.00
1836
 Used
Plate 3 BK, clear to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1837
 Used
Used on piece or front
Plate 3 FF, grey black, four good margins (thinned) cancelled black MC, Pl. 4 four good margins, tied to piece (crease), red MC. (2) £50 to 65 £50.00
1838
 Used
Plate 3 GK, clear to huge margins, fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £70.00
1839
 Used
Plate 3 IK, four margin example, fine black MC. £80 to 100 £92.00
1840
 Used
Plate 3 TJ, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1841
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 21st cover (printed inside 'Brighton Court of Requests') franked Pl.4 AB, clear to large margins, cancelled red MC, cover bears superb heraldic 'Brighton Court of Requests' large double ring h/stamp. Very unusual & attractive. BPA Cert. 2011 £700 to 850 £860.00
1842
 Used
Plate 4 BF, four good margins cancelled in red - vertical crease at left side. (1) £50 to 60 £50.00
1843
 Used
Plate 4 EA, four good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £82.00
1844
 Used
Plate 4 FI & GI - both four margins, cancelled in red, FI - horizontal crease. (2) £10 to 120 £120.00
1845
Used on piece or front
Plate 4 LK, good to large margins, tied to a piece by red MC, piece also bears a Dorchester c.d.s. for Ju.11.1840 in red. £80 to 100 £82.00
1846
 Used
Plate 4 NG, clear to large margins, cancelled in black. (1) £70 to 90 £120.00
1847
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 April 20th cover front & back flap from Manchester to Preston (c.d.s's on reverse), franked Pl.4 OH, three margin example, tied black MC, single off cover lett SA, three margins, black MC. (2) £50 to 60 £72.00
1848
 Used
Plate 5 AH, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £160.00
1849
 Used
Plate 5 CG, four good to large margins, red MC, vertical crease, LE clear to good margins, crease, fine red MC. (2) £50 to 70 £84.00
1850
 Used
Plate 5 CI, good to large margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £130.00
1851
 Used
Plate 5 EH, clear to good margins, fine red MC, pressed out vertical crease, MD large marginal example, red MC, vertical crease. (2) £60 to 80 £94.00
1852
 Used
Plate 5 FF, clear to huge margins, cancelled fine black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1853
 Used
Plate 5 GH, clear to large margins, cancelled two red MC's. (1) £80 to 100 £105.00
1854
 Used
Plate 5 ID, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £98.00
1855
 Used
Plate 5 IJ, four good margins, red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £96.00
1856
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 entire from Manchester to Lancaster, cancelled by a red MC (placed centrally), also 'PL' (Paid Late) in oval struck in red, with a despatch c.d.s. in place of the stamp - which is on the reverse used as a seal - Pl.5 JB stamp torn when opened. Quite an astonishing cover. £800 to 950 N/S
1857
 Used
Plate 5 JG, four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £94.00
1858
 Used
Plate 5 LF, four good margins, small thin, superb red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £250.00
1859
 Used
Plate 5 MG, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £86.00
1860
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 May 7th cover from Cobham to Croydon, franked Pl.5 MJ, good to large margined example, tied by fine black MC, obverse bears a 'Cobham' c.d.s. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
1861
 Used
Used on piece or front
Plate 5 ML, four margin example, red MC, thinned, Pl.8 JK, three margined example tied to piece by red MC, matched with red printing, cut-into. (3) £60 to 75 £60.00
1862
Used on piece or front
Plate 5 OI, close to good margins, tied to a small piece by red MC, also tied by Penny Post cancel in black. £120 to 140 N/S
1863
 Used
Plate 5 PD, clear to huge margins, red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £88.00
1864
 Used
Plate 5 PH, good to large margins, fine red MC. £80 to 100 £96.00
1865
 Used
Plate 5 TD, good to huge margins, red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1866
 Used
Plate 6 IJ, clear to good margins, fine red MC, Pl.8 LK, four margins, red MC. (2) £150 to 180 £170.00
1867
 Used
1841 July 6th cover addressed to Manchester, franked Pl.6 KB - grey black large margined example, tied black MC. £130 to 180 N/S
1868
 Used
Plate 6 ME, good to huge margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £94.00
1869
 Used
Plate 6 RJ, four good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £86.00
1870
 Used
Plate 7 JK, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1871
 Used
Plate 7 LA, four good margins, fine Maltese Cross in a brown shade. (1) £100 to 130 £210.00
1872
 Used
Plate 7 MK, good to very large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £125.00
1873
 Used
Plate 7 PG, clear to good margins, fine red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £78.00
1874
 Used
Plate 7 QL, four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1875
 Used
Plate 7 RC, four good margins, Pl.9 PB, four good to large margins (crease), cancelled in black. (2) £140 to 180 N/S
1876
 Used
Plate 7 TB, good to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1877
 Used
Plate 8 AF, touching to large margins, red MC, matched with printing in red, close NW corner o/w good margins. £50 to 65 N/S
1878
 Used
Plate 8 CJ, three margins, red MC. RED PRINTINGS BD, fine four margin example, CJ & DH close to good margins. (4) £80 to 100 £80.00
1879
 Used
Plate 8 DK, clear margins except just touched right side base line, cancelled fine red MC - matched with printing in red, four margins, fine black MC. (2) £80 to 100 N/S
1880
 Used
Plate 8 EJ, clear to good margins, fine black MC. (1) £70 to 90 £92.00
1881
 Used
Plate 8 HH, four good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £86.00
1882
 Used
Plate 8 JH, clear to large margins, red MC. (1) £70 to 90 £105.00
1883
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 8 KK, three margin example cancelled in red, matched with printing in red, similar three margins used on a cover. (2) £50 to 65 £60.00
1884
 Used
Plate 8 LG, matched with red printing - both faults, IB four margin example, fine black MC - tiny corner crease. (3) £60 to 80 £62.00
1885
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Aug 29th cover from Stirling to Bannockburn, addressed to William Wilson & Sons (tartan weavers/tartan authority), franked PL.8 MI, four margin example, tied by fine black MC. Ex Chartwell. £150 to 200 £155.00
1886
 Used
Plate 8 QH, three good margins, just cut into left side, red MC. (1) £40 to 50 N/S
1887
 Unused
Plate 8 TI, fine unused example with good to large margins. (1) £300 to 400 £540.00
1888
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 7th printed Life Association cover from, Manchester to London, franked Pl.9 OE, good to large margined example neatly tied by the distinctive MANCHESTER FISHTAIL Maltese Cross, Spec.AS56ub, Cat. £4500. £800 to 1000 £760.00
1889
 Unused
Plate 9 QH, fine & fresh unused example (re-gummed) with good to large margins. Very rare. Cat. £21,000 with o.g. £750 to 900 £920.00
1890
 Used
Plate 9 RF, clear to large margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 120 £175.00
1891
Used on piece or front
Plate 9 RJ, clear to good margins, tied to piece by bold black MC. (1) £70 to 90 £90.00
1892
 Used
Plate 9 SG, clear to good margins, red MC. (1) £80 to 100 £96.00
1893
 Used
Plate 10 BL, good to large margins, black MC. (1) £120 to 160 £120.00
1894
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 26th cover from Darlington to Hartlepool, franked Pl.10 EC, four good margins tied by a fine red Maltese Cross, reverse with a blue dispatch of Darlington for Ja.16.1841, early use of this plate, a few cover faults nevertheless a very attractive & rare cover. Spec.AS66h. Clear BPA Cert. 1976. (1) £750 to 850 £750.00
1895
 Used
Plate 10 EJ (J flaw), four good margins, cancelled by fine red MC, Spec.AS66h. (1) £200 to 250 £280.00
1896
 Used
Plate 10 GI, clear to good margins, black MC. (1) £120 to 160 £120.00
1897
 Used
Plate 11 AE, four good margins but a small part of the top left corner is missing, red printing accompanies - small crease. (2) £400 to 600 £400.00
1898
 Used
Plate 11 HH, greyish black, good to very large margins, tiny closed tear left side through margin just into design, cancelled by the Plymouth Maltese Cross - an excellent strike, the rare Plate with a distinctive Cross - a most unusual combination, Spec.AS72uc. £700 to 850 £980.00
1899
 Used
Plate 11 LH, clear to good margins, tiny scissor cut upper right corner, cancelled slightly smudged black MC. (1) £400 to 500 £520.00
 
   
       
   
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