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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 - Perforated Line Engraved
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1967    Used
1854-57 1d Stars collection of 400+ & 42 covers mounted on leaves incl. Spoon cancels, Azemars & Brunswick Stars etc. Plate examples with some plate flaws highlighted etc. £150 to 200 £330.00
1854-57 2d Pl.4 Small Crown P.16, 2d Pl.5 Small Crown P.14, 2d Pl.5 Large Crown P.14 & 2d Pl.6 Large Crown P.14 - all FU examples, SG.19, 20a, 34, 35. (4) £50 to 80 £88.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 entire from Dublin to Lurgan, franked 2d blue (SG.19), tied by a Dublin Spoon for Se. 10. 1855 in TRUE green, stamp placed upside down at left, reverse Lurgan c.d.s. receiver for the 11th. £250 to 300 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 cover from London to Berlin, Germany, franked by 2d Stars horizontal strip of eight, tied by London district barred oval '21' obverse bears 'P' in red & 'Aus England Per Aachen' double ring in red, some stains at top & bottom after tape removal. Scarce & attractive franking. £350 to 400 N/S
1855 1d red brown Wmk Large Crown Pl.22 Neale's Steam Press experiment - right side marginal pair PK/PL un-gummed (as issued) with usual horizontal crease, very rare, SG.29a. (2) Cat. £8000+ £1000 to 1200 £1000.00
  1856 Experiment on Neals Steam Press 1d red brown Pl.25 Die II, Alphabet III, Imperforate, ungummed top marginal block of four AG/BH showing marginal inscription, good margins with horizontal crease at top. Very rare, Spec.C8h, SG.29a, Cat. £16,000 as four singles. £5000 to 6000 N/S
  1855 2d blue Pl.5 AG-CL, Large Crown P.14 - a superb looking irregular BLOCK OF 17, unused (without gum) reasonably well centred & fine colour. A great rarity multiples of this size very seldom seen. Cat. with gum £60,000 as three blocks of four & five singles, SG.34. £3000 to 4000 £3000.00
1855 2d blue Pl.5 Wmk Large Crown P.14 BLOCK OF FOUR lett IB/JC, cancelled barred oval numerals '2' also bears red double ring transit mark, SG.34. Scarce multiple. (4) Cat. £1000 £100 to 130 N/S
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