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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1665
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNPLATED penny black covers (2) used to Matfen & Quayside, Newcastle, each bears 1d black (3 margins), plus pre-stamp covers (7) used to Alnwick or Hexham. £80 to 100 £140.00
1666
 Used
UNPLATED AB, thinned, AC both four margined cancelled in red, RK four margins cancelled in black. £80 to 100 £190.00
1667
 Used
UNPLATED - three margins or four margins (with faults) BD, GB, NE, RC cancelled in red, HA, RL cancelled in black. £200 to 250 £340.00
1668
 Used
UNPLATED DD (slight thin), DI, DL, IJ & JB - all four marginal examples, cancelled in red. (5) £350 to 400 £350.00
1669
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNPLATED 1840-41 three covers bearing three margin examples MB, NB (tear) & PK. £60 to 80 £84.00
1670
 Used
Plate 1a EH, four margined example, cancelled by bold strike of black MC. £120 to 150 £165.00
1671
 Used
Plate 1a II, grey black, large margined example, fine black MC. £120 to 150 £180.00
1672
 Used
Plate 1a KC, four large margins, black MC. £120 to 150 £120.00
1673
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 11th cover from Farringdon to Henley in Arden, franked by three margined example of Pl.1a KD, obverse bears Farringdon c.d.s. for Oct 11th in red. (1) £50 to 70 £66.00
1674
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 24th cover from Newport to Norfolk, franked Pl.1a RJ, close to large margined example, tied fine red MC underneath a strike of the circular Newport, Isle of Wight c.d.s for Aug 22nd, reverse Aug 24th c.d.s. £100 to 130 £100.00
1675
 Used
Plate 1a SA, worn plate, four good to large margins, fine red MC. £120 to 150 £155.00
1676
 Used
Plate 1a TD, four good margins, bold strike of red MC. £120 to 150 £230.00
1677
 Used
Plate 1a TD, good to large margins, very fine red MC. £120 to 150 £165.00
1678
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 7th cover to Barnsley, re-directed to the Swan Hotel, Harrogate, franked Pl.1b, four good margins, tied red MC, m/s 1d charge, Barnsley c.d.s. for Aug 8th 1840 alongside adhesive. (1) £120 to 160 £165.00
1679
 Used
Plate 1b AG, good to very large margins, superb red MC, a very handsome stamp. £120 to 150 £230.00
1680
 Used
Plate 1b BA, good to large margins, very fine black MC, superb stamp. £120 to 150 £260.00
1681
 Used
Plate 1b BI, good to very large margins, fine red MC. £100 to 120 £120.00
1682
 Used
Plate 1b BJ, good to large margins, fine red MC. £100 to 120 £80.00
1683
 Used
Plate 1b CH, close lower right side, other margins clear, cancelled red MC, matched with red printing, good to mainly large margins. £80 to 100 £105.00
1684
 Used
Plate 1b EC, good to large margins, cancelled by superb complete strike of the black MC. £120 to 150 £290.00
1685
 Used
Plate 1b FH, good to large margins, fine red MC, a superb example. £120 to 150 £230.00
1686
 Used
Plate 1b IA, large margined example, fine red MC. £130 to 150 £135.00
1687
 Used
Plate 1b LE, four good margins, red MC. £80 to 100 £86.00
1688
 Used
Plate 1b MH, four large margins, cancelled by a red MC, very bold strike, most attractive. £120 to 150 £300.00
1689
 Used
Plate 1b NB, good to large margins, cancelled by fine black MC. £120 to 150 £290.00
1690
Used on piece or front
Plate 2 JH, four good to large margins, tied to small piece by red MC. £100 to 120 £105.00
1691
 Used
Plate 2 KK, four margin example, fine red MC MATCHED with red printing - large margined example. £120 to 150 £150.00
1692
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 19th entire letter from Manchester to Heath, Nr Halifax, franked Pl. 2 PJ, four margin example tied fine red Maltese Cross, reverse bears Manchester despatch c.d.s for 19th June. £100 to 140 £100.00
1693
 Used
Plate 2 QF, clear to good margins, very fine red MC leaving clear profile. (1) £80 to 100 £94.00
1694
 Used
 Block of four
Plate 3 AC/BD BLOCK OF FOUR, close to large margins, cancelled by orange red MC's, faults incl. vertical crease at left & some restoration, nevertheless an attractive looking block. £1000 to 1250 N/S
1695
 Used
Plate 3 IJ, four good margins, fine red MC. £100 to 120 £110.00
1696
 Used
Plate 3 NE, three large margins, left side cut close tied to piece by very fine red MC with CORK/TOO LATE alongside in black. £80 to 100 £70.00
1697
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June Letter Sheet from Knaresborough to Hull, franked Pl.3 OD, four good margins, tied red MC, the letter sheet with vignette of York Minster ablaze following the fire of 20th May which caused extensive damage, reverse Knaresborough first type c.d.s. with serif letters, three strikes in red. (1) £200 to 250 £310.00
1698
 Used
Plate 3 RA, grey black (worn) four margin example cancelled in red. £80 to 100 £80.00
1699
 Used
Plate 4 CH, good to huge margins, red MC. £80 to 100 £80.00
1700
 Used
Plate 4 IH, four margin example, fine red MC. £80 to 100 £115.00
1701
 Used
Plate 4 KK, four good margins, very fine black MC. £120 to 140 £120.00
1702
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 10th cover from Bath to Congleton, franked Pl.4 MG - four good margins & MH just cut into lower left side, both well tied red MC's. £200 to 250 £240.00
1703
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 3rd cover from H. W. Fenwick, Herrington Hill, Co Durham to W. Samples Esq at Matfen, franked Pl.4 SL, clear to good margins, tied red MC, reverse bears Newcastle on Tyne c.d.s in blue. £100 to 140 £90.00
1704
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 28th cover from John Hill - a resident of Ripley to his solicitor in Leeds, franked Pl.5 DD, good to large margins, portion of adjoining stamp at base, tied fine red MC, Ripley - Yorkshire h/stamp u/c in red alongside, reverse Harrogate Nov 29th c.d.s. (1) £100 to 120 £110.00
1705
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 20th - a further example of John Hill correspondence with similar marks. The Ripley receiving office was at this time in the Star Inn, adhesive Pl.5 GB, clear to good margins. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
1706
 Used
Plate 5 JD, four margin example, red MC. £80 to 100 £82.00
1707
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from Harrogate to Kendal, franked Pl.5 NB, clear to large margins, tied double strike black MC, reverse bears Harrogate & Kendal c.d.s's for July 6th. Clean cover. £100 to 120 £155.00
1708
 Used
Plate 5 OF, clear to good margins, fine red MC MATCHED with red printing, close left sides others good margins, slight thin. £70 to 90 £70.00
1709
 Used
Plate 5 OL, good to large margins, black MC. £100 to 120 £80.00
1710
 Used
Plate 6 BE, four margins, fine red MC. £80 to 100 £70.00
1711
 Used
Plate 6 EB, good to large margins, black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £60.00
1712
 Used
Plate 6 EE, good to very large margins, red MC. £80 to 100 £82.00
1713
 Used
Plate 6 FL, good to huge margins, red MC. £130 to 160 £130.00
1714
Used on piece or front
Plate 6 MD, four good to large margins, tied to small piece by black MC. £80 to 100 £92.00
1715
 Used
Plate 7 AA, close top right side to huge margins, fine black MC. £70 to 85 £60.00
1716
 Used
Plate 7 AB, four good margins, black MC. £80 to 100 £70.00
1717
 Used
Plate 7 DG, four margin example, small corner crease & smudged, red Maltese Cross. £30 to 45 £30.00
1718
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 15th cover from Knaresborough to Hedon, Hull, franked Pl.7 ED, fine four margins, tied bold red MC, reverse bears Knaresborough despatch c.d.s. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
1719
 Used
Plate 7 FA, good margins, part marginal at top & left sides, red MC. £150 to 180 £150.00
1720
 Used
Plate 7 GJ, four margined example, fine black MC. £100 to 120 £120.00
1721
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 22nd cover from Mr George Forster of Matfen to Mr William Sample at Harrogate franked Pl. 7 MJ, three clear margins just cut into at base, tied red MC, reverse bears Newcastle on Tyne cds in blue. £50 to 65 £52.00
1722
 Used
Plate 7 OG, good to large margins, tied to piece by a watery red MC. £100 to 130 £120.00
1723
 Used
Plate 8 AA, four good margins, fine red MC. £100 to 120 £120.00
1724
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849 envelope addressed to Gargrave, N. Yorkshire, franked Pl.8 AI, four good margins, tied by red/black mixed inks MC, obverse bears Ripley - Yorkshire u/c in same colour, reverse Harrogate Dec. 31st 1840 c.d.s. (1) £100 to 120 £165.00
1725
 Used
Plate 8 FA, good to large margins, fine black MC. £120 to 140 £100.00
1726
 Used
Plate 8 KE, four margin example, red MC MATCHED with red printing, superb black MC. £130 to 160 £160.00
1727
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 21st cover from London to Mr. H. Fleetham - Tea Dealer of Ripon, franked Pl.9 AD, good to large margins, tied fine black MC, reverse Lombard St. branch office mark for Apr 21st, Ripon double arc receiver for Apr 22nd, cover has some stains & creasing. (1) £100 to 120 £80.00
1728
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 9th cover to Rochester, franked Pl.9 FB, four margined example, tied by red MC. £130 to 160 £150.00
1729
 Used
Plate 9 KB, good to huge margins, fine red MC. £130 to 150 £150.00
1730
 Used
Plate 9 KC, good to very large margins, bold red MC. £140 to 160 £160.00
1731
 Used
Plate 9 PK, good to very large margins on three sides, close at base tied to small piece by fine black MC, MATCHED with printing in red - fine four margins. £100 to 130 £100.00
1732
 Used
Plate 9 SB, good to large margins, fine black MC. £120 to 150 £100.00
1733
 Used
Plate 10 AG, good to large margins, superb black MC. £200 to 250 £170.00
1734
 Used
Plate 10 HD, good to large margins, bold black MC MATCHED with red printing, fine four margins. £200 to 250 £275.00
1735
 Used
Plate 11 KE, three margin example, black MC, matched with red printing clear to large margins. £200 to 230 £260.00
 
   
       
   
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