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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 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover to Worcester, franked 1841 1d CF, four margin example, tied No. 7 in Maltese Cross, cover has horizontal crease. Cat. £450 £50 to 65 £64.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
184? envelope used in London, franked 1841 1d Pl. 105 SA (inverted 'S'), close cut three margined example set within an embossed decorated free border with crown tied by barred oval numeral, attractive item. £100 to 120 £90.00
Used on piece or front
1841 1d red brown DE, three good to large margins just clipped at top, tied to piece by PONTYPOOL undated circle in black, very fine. £50 to 70 £70.00
1841 1d red brown FH, good to large margins, cancelled by a superb dark blue MC, horizontal crease. £100 to 120 N/S
1841 1d red brown HD, four margined example bearing Town c.d.s in blue for Dec 22, 184?, very fine. Cat. £2500 £200 to 250 £220.00
1841 1d red brown Pl.18 TI, three clear margins, cancelled with both red & black MC's, RPS Cert. 1991 accompanies. (1) £250 to 350 N/S
1841 1d red SG, four good to huge margins cancelled by the black MC together with the framed 'PYP No 15' for Handsworth in blue. Spec.B1(1)we £100 to 130 £80.00
1841 1d reds each with MAJOR RE-ENTRY on Pl. 71 SG, Pl. 81 HI & Pl. 84 TE, all have good to large or huge margins. (3) £60 to 80 £60.00
Used on piece or front
1844(?) piece franked by 1841 1d (2) DH & HH, both with margin in places, but cut into & tied by 1844 Type numerals in BLUE '534' for Morton in Marsh (with c.d.s above also in blue). £50 to 65 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 cover from Kingstown to Hayle, Cornwall franked 1d 1841 1d RG, large margined example tied by Irish diamond numeral '289' for Kingstown in a watery blue green, Kingstown c.d.s alongside in same ink, Hayle receiver. £80 to 100 £84.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 wrapper from Kilbeggan to 1845 wrapper from Moate April 2nd to Mountmellick franked 1841 1d SE, three good margins, 4th close placed upside down on the cover tied by diamond numeral '331' for Moate in green with c.d.s alongside in same colour for 2nd April, in between a Mountmellick c.d.s for 3rd April in blue, reverse bears transit c.d.s for Tullamore & Kilbeggan for 3rd April. Attractive & scarce. £700 to 1000 £600.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 cover from Larkhall to Edinburgh franked 1841 1d Pl. 107 SG (inverted 'S'), four margin example, well tied by 1844 type Scots numeral. (Cat. £800 off cover) £150 to 200 £200.00
NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS a complete set from No. 1 to 12, all clear strikes cancelling for margined examples, No. 2 has small scissor cut at base on left. £450 to 550 £450.00
OLD TIME COLLECTION on leaves incl. reds from black plates, distinctive Maltese Crosses, Plate characteristics/flaws identified, shades inverted wmk, early Plates with Maltese Crosses etc. (28 items incl. odd pair/strip/covers). Nice original lot with many four margined examples, well worth viewing. £500 to 600 £860.00
Used on piece or front
Plate 107 SJ, (INVERTED 'S') good to large margins tied to piece by 1844 type oval numeral obliteration. £100 to 130 £80.00
Plate 27 IG, four margined example cancelled by Dorchester Nov 3 1842, town cds in black - very fine, Spec.BS16va. £150 to 200 £230.00
Plate 30 P converted to R, complete row of 12, letterings showing the variety, all four margined examples except RL, scarce group, Spec. BS19d £150 to 200 £150.00
Plate 32 OA, good to huge margins bearing a fine strike of the blue Maltese Cross, most attractive. £80 to 100 £130.00
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