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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844-45 three covers bearing 1841 2d, all four margined, one cancelled by black MC. Another cover adhesive with faults & two singles off cover (faults) £40 to 60 £40.00
1841 2d blue range of four margined examples from Pl.3 (7 singles) & strip of three, two have Maltese Cross cancels, others 1844 Types, Pl.4 (5 singles) & strip of three incl. JA huge margins, FC with red & black cancel. Nice lot. £150 to 200 £150.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 registered cover from York to Kendal, franked 1841 2d Pl.3 JD, JF & JG each stamp cancelled by the distinctive York Maltese Cross, obverse also bears a York c.d.s. for Mr. 2. 1843, registration fee of 1s paid in cash. Very rare, Cat. £12000 £1200 to 1500 N/S
Plate 3 KA-KF STRIP OF SIX, good margins all round except just on line at top of KC, KF has pressed out vertical crease, each cancelled by No 12 in Maltese Cross. Cat. £3300 £300 to 400 £470.00
Plate 3 KF-KI STRIP OF FOUR, good to large margins all round, barred oval cancel. (4) £50 to 60 £66.00
Plate 3 RH-RL STRIP OF FIVE, generally clear to large margins, just touching top line RK, cancelled black MC. £80 to 100 £180.00
Plate 4 GI, fresh M example with o.g, good to large margins except just touching frame line NE corner. (1) £450 to 600 N/S
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