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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1520
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNPLATED examples on covers (5) & piece, three or four margin examples, fine, cancelled in red. £200 to 250 £430.00
1521
 Used
UNPLATED AE, BK, EB, KL cancelled in red with faults, LK cancelled red MC & black Penny Post cancel - four margined with crease, also LH & TJ with faults & cancelled in black. (7) £250 to 300 £360.00
1522
 Used
UNPLATED AF, CJ, GA, IJ, JC & QE, all cancelled in red, all with faults or cut into, AF & QE (pair). £100 to 140 £195.00
1523
 Used
UNPLATED AG, KE & MJ four margins, AH & AF three margins, all cancelled in red. (5) £200 to 250 £330.00
1524
 Used
UNPLATED AI cut into at top right, NI very close right side, OG clear to good margins, TF four margins (small corner crease), all cancelled in red. (4) £130 to 180 £230.00
1525
 Used
UNPLATED CI, LE, LI, RG & QB, mainly three good margins, cancelled in red, CI - vertical crease. (5) £150 to 200 £260.00
1526
 Used
UNPLATED DG, HE on piece, LL, NI & QI, all cancelled in black (3 are four margined), odd fault. (5) £200 to 250 £280.00
1527
 Used
UNPLATED EG, HA, MI & QF, mainly four margined examples with creases all cancelled in red, MI is superb. (4) £150 to 200 £230.00
1528
 Used
Plate 1a to Plate 11 set of twelve of which Pl.2, 3, 4, 7, 8 & 10 are four margined, others either cut into or faults, Pl.11 although four margins is repaired. (12) £1000 to 1200 £1050.00
1529
 Used
Plate 1a to Plate 11 set of 12, all four margin examples, (Pl.1b is creased) otherwise appear good-fine. (12) £1200 to 1500 £1550.00
1530
 Used
Plate 1a to Plate 11 complete set of Plates - all are four margined examples incl. Pl.11, although this has a repair. 12) £1000 to 1300 £1150.00
1531
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 2nd cover from London to Newcastle, Staffordshire, franked Pl.1a DE worn plate with good to large margins, tied fine red MC. £120 to 150 £150.00
1532
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 10th cover from Liverpool to Rochdale franked Pl.1a GB, cancelled red MC, fine looking example, reverse bears Liverpool despatch c.d.s. £160 to 180 £160.00
1533
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 21st cover from Dumfries to Edinburgh, franked Pl.1a GG four margined example, tied by the red MC, vertical filing crease through cover & adhesive, still an attractive May date cover. Cat. £2800 £100 to 150 £195.00
1534
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Edinburgh to Glasgow, franked Pl.1a, JG just cut into at top o/w good to large margins, tied fine red MC. £85 to 100 £115.00
1535
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 3rd cover to Cullompton, Devon, franked Pl.1a JG, good to very large margins, cancelled red MC, fine cover. £150 to 170 £150.00
1536
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 envelope from London to Edinburgh, franked Pl.1a LL, good to huge margins (tiny abrasion upper left side), tied red MC. £70 to 85 £82.00
1537
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 2nd cover from Hampstead to Ledbury, Herefordshire franked Pl.1b BI, four good margins tied bold red MC, 'T.P/Camden Town' handstamp at upper left, cover creasing at top well clear of adhesive which is affixed ay lower left corner. £140 to 165 £140.00
1538
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 8th cover from Wigtown to Gatehouse, franked Pl.1b MA, good to huge margins, tied by fine red MC, obverse bears very fine Wigtown despatch c.d.s. £130 to 150 £140.00
1539
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 15th entire letter from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.1b MH, three clear margins, right side uneven & close or cut into, tied by brownish red MC. Clean cover. £90 to 120 £110.00
1540
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 18th wrapper from Falkirk, Mr Fowler (Fowlers - Brewers) of Prestonpans franked Pl.1b SD four good to large margins tied by a bold red MC, reverse bears despatch & receiver d/stamp. £135 to 170 £140.00
1541
 Used
Plate 1b TA, three good margins, cut very close at base, cancelled fine red MC. (1) £60 to 70 £60.00
1542
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 21st cover from Manchester to Bolton franked Pl.1b TB, fine four margined example tied with a neat red MC, reverse bears Manchester despatch c.d.s, cover with horizontal folds at base o/w clean & fine. £140 to 160 £140.00
1543
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Alloa to Glasgow, franked Pl.1b TF good to large margins, tied smudged red MC, backstamp Alloa July 15th despatch & Glasgow July 16 receiver. £100 to 125 £115.00
1544
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 13th wrapper to Edinburgh franked Pl.2 AG, good to large margins, tied fine brownish red MC, reverse St. Andrews despatch c.d.s. £110 to 130 N/S
1545
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 24th cover to Holborn, London, franked Pl.2 BH with good to large margins, tied by two black MC's. £100 to 130 £180.00
1546
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 16th cover from Bury St. Edmonds to Norwich, franked Pl.2 BK, virtually clear margins scissor cut into design at top right, tied red MC, reverse with despatch receiver c.d.s. £80 to 100 £100.00
1547
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 30th cover used locally in Edinburgh franked Pl.2 CK, just cut into upper right side o/w good margins, tied by a superb red MC. £100 to 120 £110.00
1548
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Glasgow to Stirling, franked Pl.2 DA, clear to good margins, tied red MC, reverse bears Glasgow Oct 28th despatch. £100 to 120 £100.00
1549
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 26th cover from Portsmouth to Havant, franked Pl.2 DH, four good margins, cancelled by fine red MC, obverse also bears Portsmouth c.d.s. in red. (1) £130 to 145 £130.00
1550
 Unused
Plate 2 EG, unused example with clear to good margins. (1) £400 to 600 £600.00
1551
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Denny to Glasgow, franked Pl.2 EK, clear to large margins tied brownish red MC, reverse bears Denny June 18th despatch d/stamp & Glasgow receiver d/stamp, cover a little soiled. £100 to 120 £115.00
1552
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover to Edinburgh, franked Pl.2 GG, clear to good margins, tied fine red MC. £120 to 135 £120.00
1553
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 18th entire letter used locally in London, franked Pl.2 IG, clipped left side 'I' square o/w good margins, tied by fine red MC, obverse bears 'Charing Cross' s/line cancel also tying the adhesive, nice combination. £100 to 130 £140.00
1554
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 25th cover to Dublin Street, franked fine four margined example of Pl.2 JH, tied by neat red MC leaving Queen's profile clear. £140 to 160 £195.00
1555
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 14th from Rochdale to London, franked Pl.2 LG, four good margins, tied fine red MC, reverse Rochdale despatch c.d.s for 14th & London receiver for 15th. £150 to 170 £170.00
1556
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover to Edinburgh, franked Pl.2 QE, four large margins, tied red MC. £110 to 135 £120.00
1557
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Ecclefechan to Edinburgh, franked Pl.2 SA, fine four margins, cancelled red MC, b/stamped Ecclefechan despatch d/stamp. £120 to 140 £120.00
1558
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 31st cover to Edinburgh, franked Pl.2 SI, four good margins, tied fine red MC. £120 to 145 £120.00
1559
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from Glasgow to Greenock, franked Pl.2 SJ, good to large margins, tied black MC, b/stamp of Glasgow & Greenock - both 4th May. £120 to 135 £120.00
1560
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 3rd cover from Buscot, Oxfordshire to Hungerford & redirected to Newbury, franked Pl. 3 BD - nearly four margins, close to touching in places, tied fine red MC, Hungerford c.d.s alongside, reverse bears Lechlade despatch c.d.s. (1) £60 to 70 £72.00
1561
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from Dundee to Edinburgh, franked Pl.3 CE four margined example, tied black MC, reverse Dundee despatch d/stamp for Aug 2nd & Edinburgh receiver for 3rd, cover with fault on reverse. £100 to 130 £100.00
1562
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 11th entire letter from Liverpool to Bolton, franked Pl.3 DA, good to large margins, tied red MC, reverse Liverpool Aug 11th despatch c.d.s. £135 to 150 £135.00
1563
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 20th cover from Topsham to Exeter, franked Pl.3 GL, large margined example (placed sideways on the cover), tied by red MC. £140 to 165 £140.00
1564
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 20th cover to London, franked Pl.3 HC, four good to large margins, cancelled by fine red MC, reverse bears 'DISS' undated circle. £135 to 150 N/S
1565
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Spalding to Falkingham, franked Pl.3 IJ, large margined example, tied by red MC, obverse bears fine 'Spalding' undated circle in black. £140 to 165 £120.00
1566
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 22nd cover from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.3 OA, good to large margins, tied by fine red MC, reverse bears Manchester despatch c.d.s. £140 to 165 £140.00
1567
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 May 10th cover from Watton to Messrs Jones, Trinder & Tudway of John Street, Bedford Row, London franked Pl.3 QF, clear to large margins, tied by a bold black MC. £100 to 130 £120.00
1568
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 15th cover from London to Bolton, franked Pl.3 RK, good to very large margins, cancelled fine red MC. £115 to 130 £115.00
1569
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh, franked Pl.3 TI, good to large margins tied bold red MC, reverse bears Kirkcaldy 9th Oct despatch c.d.s. £125 to 150 £130.00
1570
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 25th cover to Edinburgh, franked Pl. 3 TJ, clear to good margins on three sides, cut into at upper right side, tied red MC, Portobello July 25th boxed d/stamp alongside. £60 to 70 £92.00
1571
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 21st cover from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.4 FH, four good margins, cancelled red MC, reverse Manchester despatch c.d.s. £100 to 125 £105.00
1572
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 May 28th front & back flap addressed to Northumberland St, franked Pl.4 IK, four good margins, tied fine black MC. £100 to 120 N/S
1573
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 23rd cover from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.4 JE, four good to large margins, cancelled red MC, reverse bears Manchester despatch c.d.s. £130 to 150 £130.00
1574
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 12th cover from Kettering to London, franked Pl.4 NE good to large margins, tied red MC, reverse bears Kettering despatch c.d.s for 12th, London receiver c.d.s for 13th. £125 to 145 £125.00
1575
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 23rd cover from Hull to Kirkcaldy, franked Pl.4 NH, four large margins tied by red MC, obverse bears Hull despatch c.d.s for Sept 23rd, reverse bears Sept 24th c.d.s, cover a little soiled with filing crease, Brandon Cert. 2014. £130 to 150 £130.00
1576
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 (Sept) cover from Southport to Bewdley, franked Pl.4 PK, good to large margins, cancelled by red MC. £125 to 145 £130.00
1577
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 23rd cover to Stamford, franked Pl.4 QB, clear to large margins, portion of adjoining stamp visible at left, tied red MC. £100 to 130 £100.00
1578
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 21st wrapper used locally in London to Lime Street, franked by a large margined example of Pl.4 SL, cancelled by very fine red MC. £200 to 230 N/S
1579
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 July 4th cover from Maidstone to Holborn, London, franked Pl.5 (?O) good to large margins, just overlapping the edge of the cover, tied smudged black MC, obverse also bears a Maidstone despatch c.d.s. £80 to 100 £84.00
1580
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 24th small envelope (toned) to Limehouse, London, franked Pl.5 AJ, good to large margins, tied red MC and alongside 'TP/Deptford' h/stamped in black. £150 to 170 N/S
1581
 Used
Plate 5 BD, four margin example cancelled in red & Pl.7 KB, four margins, fine red MC. (2) £140 to 180 £150.00
1582
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 6th cover from Liverpool to Bolton Le Moors, Lancs, franked Pl.5 DI huge margins, portions of two adjoining stamps are visible, tied red MC. £120 to 160 £125.00
1583
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 10th entire letter from Leamington to Coventry, franked Pl.5 EG, fine four margins, tied red MC, reverse Leamington despatch c.d.s. Clean cover. £140 to 170 £140.00
1584
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 13th entire letter to Lincolns Inn, London, franked Pl.5 GE, large margined example, tied red MC. Clean & attractive cover. £150 to 175 £170.00
1585
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 13th small envelope from Greenock to Whitehaven franked Pl.5 CH large margined example with part of adjoining stamp visible at right side, tied red MC, reverse Greenock despatch c.d.s for 13th, cover a little grubby. £130 to 160 £130.00
1586
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 20th cover from Derby to Sheffield, franked Pl.5 HI, large margins three sides (very close at top), tied red MC, Derby c.d.s alongside for Jan 21st. £100 to 130 £105.00
1587
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 25th wrapper to London, franked Pl.5 HL, good to huge margins, cancelled by red MC, reverse with despatch & receiver d/stamps. Cover a little grubby & toned, stamp is a fine example. £130 to 150 £130.00
1588
 Used
Plate 5 NE, good to large margins, fine black MC. (1) £80 to 100 £110.00
1589
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 29th cover from Brackley to London, franked Pl.5 NI, good to very large margins, cancelled red MC, reverse Brackley despatch c.d.s for 28th & London receiving c.d.s for 29th. Cover is slightly soiled & horizontal crease, stamp is a fine example. £120 to 140 £130.00
1590
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 2nd cover from Liverpool to Abergavenny, franked Pl.5 NI, large margined example, tied red MC reverse Liverpool despatch c.d.s, cover fault at left side. £110 to 135 £90.00
1591
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 28th cover to Manchester, franked Pl.5 OI, good to large margins, tied by red MC, clean & attractive cover. £160 to 180 N/S
1592
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 14th cover from Glasgow to Denny, franked Pl.5 PK, four good margins tied red MC, reverse Glasgow despatch & Denny receiving d/stamps. £120 to 140 £115.00
1593
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 24th wrapper from Glasgow to Dunfermline, franked Pl.5 QD, very large marginal example, cancelled by red MC, reverse Glasgow Oct 24th despatch. £150 to 170 N/S
1594
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 4th entire letter from Lampeter to Aberystwyth, franked Pl.5 SG, clear margins except lower left side just touched, tied red MC, obverse also bears Lampeter despatch c.d.s. for Feb 4th (4 inserted in m/s over 3). Clean cover. £70 to 90 £110.00
1595
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 9th cover from Thornton Lodge to Huddersfield, franked Pl.5 SJ, close to large margins, tied by very fine red MC, reverse Huddersfield Dec 9th receiver c.d.s. £100 to 120 £120.00
1596
 Used
Plate 6 BH, close to very large margins, fine black MC. (1) £60 to 75 £84.00
1597
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 10th cover from Doncaster to Pontefract, franked Pl.6 CH good to large margins, well tied by red MC, obverse bears Doncaster despatch c.d.s, cover with crease below address & tear at top - both clear of adhesive. £100 to 130 £110.00
1598
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 2nd cover from Stroud to Gloucester, franked Pl.6 EA, clear to good margins tied by red MC, obverse bears Stroud despatch c.d.s for 2nd, reverse Gloucester receiving c.d.s. £130 to 145 £130.00
1599
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 3rd cover from London to Winchester, franked Pl.6 EB, three large margins, upper right side cut into, tied red MC, 'T.P/Camden Town' faint strike alongside. £60 to 70 £80.00
1600
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 4th cover from London to Cupar, Fife, franked Pl.6 FB, large margined example tied by red MC. £120 to 140 N/S
1601
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 14th cover sent locally in Newcastle from St. Annes, franked Pl.6 FC, four margined example, tied red MC, reverse bears greenish blue Newcastle c.d.s. (1) £100 to 130 £105.00
1602
 M
Plate 6 FG, three clear margins, portion of adjoining stamp visible at left side, right side cut into, M with gum, tone spots on reverse. £400 to 500 £410.00
1603
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 18th cover to Wakefield, franked Pl.6 FK, three good to large margins, left side cut close, tied red MC, reverse bears Wakefield receiving c.d.s for 19th Sept. £90 to 120 £115.00
1604
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 24th cover from Longton to Ironbridge, franked Pl.6 HE, large margined example, tied black MC, Ironbridge c.d.s alongside for April 26th. £120 to 150 £120.00
1605
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 9th cover from London to Hereford, franked Pl.6 JF with good to large margins, tied black MC, cover has some tones. £120 to 150 N/S
1606
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 3rd cover from Northallerton to Pall Mall, London, franked Pl.6 KK, clear to large margins, cancelled by a fine red MC, reverse bears Northallerton despatch c.d.s for 3rd & receiving c.d.s for 4th. £140 to 170 N/S
1607
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 9th entire letter from Kirkcudbright to Gatehouse of Fleet, franked Pl.6 HG, large margined example, cancelled by red MC, reverse Kirkcudbright despatch c.d.s. £120 to 145 £130.00
1608
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 30th wrapper from Manchester to Bury, franked Pl.6 NH, good to large margins, tied by red MC, reverse Manchester despatch c.d.s, cover a little grubby. £100 to 130 £92.00
1609
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 21st cover from Stratford on Avon to Warwick, franked Pl.6 TF, clear to huge margins, cancelled fine red MC, reverse bears Stratford despatch c.d.s. £130 to 150 £130.00
1610
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 16th cover from Oxford to Winchester, franked Pl.7 BE four margined example, tied by a smudged red MC, reverse bears Oxford despatch c.d.s. £100 to 120 £120.00
1611
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 4th cover from Wellington, Somerset to Taunton, franked Pl.7 CI, good to large margins, cancelled red MC. £130 to 150 N/S
1612
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 6th cover used in London, franked Pl.7 EH, four margins, cancelled red MC. £115 to 130 £120.00
1613
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 8th cover from Liverpool to Bolton, franked Pl.7 PG, large margined example showing small portion of adjoining stamp at base, tied by fine red MC. £150 to 185 N/S
1614
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Dec 22nd entire letter from Liverpool to Kendal, Westmorland, franked Pl.7 QJ, good to large margins, tied black MC, b/stamp Liverpool despatch c.d.s for 22nd & Kendal receiving c.d.s for 23rd. £120 to 140 N/S
1615
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 15th cover from Cirencester to Bromsgrove franked Pl.8 DI, good to large margins, tied fine black MC, reverse Cirencester despatch c.d.s. £120 to 150 £135.00
1616
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 28th cover from Rye to Tenterden, franked Pl.8 FD, good to large margins tied red MC, backstamp Rye c.d.s. £130 to 150 £130.00
1617
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 11th cover to Sevenoaks, franked Pl.8 NI, four good margins, tied red MC. £120 to 140 £120.00
1618
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 11th envelope to Booth & Co. Distillery, Cow Cross, Clerkenwell, London, franked Pl.8 OA, four margined example, well tied by a black MC, reverse bears April 21st 1841 d/stamp & 'T.P/Chief Office' h/stamp. Fine uncreased cover. £130 to 170 £160.00
1619
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 26th mourning cover to Ayr, North Britain, franked Pl.7 PF, good to large margins, cancelled red MC, reverse bears despatch & receiver d/stamp. £120 to 140 N/S
1620
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 14th cover from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.8 SE, clear to large margins, tied by two red MC's, reverse bears Manchester despatch c.d.s. £120 to 150 £120.00
1621
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 13th from Manchester to Stapleton Park, Nr. Pontefract, franked Pl.8 SK, four good margins, tied red MC. £125 to 150 N/S
1622
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 April 14th entire letter used locally in London, franked Pl.9 AB good to huge margins, shows portion of adjoining stamp at base, tied black MC alongside is a framed 'T.P/Clapham Road' receiving wmk mark in blue. £170 to 200 £170.00
1623
Used on piece or front
Plate 9 CJ/CK (split pair), CK good to large margins, CJ large margins on three sides, cut into NE square, tied to small piece by red MC. £180 to 230 N/S
1624
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 5th envelope from Hereford to Glasgow then redirected to Haddington, franked Pl.9 HG good to large margins, tied black MC, obverse bears Hereford despatch c.d.s for March 5th, reverse transit & receiving d/stamps also for 5th. £160 to 200 £150.00
1625
 Used
Plate 9 ML right side marginal example showing inscription 'In Wetting the..' good to large margins, small closed tear at vertical frame line of L square, portion of adjoining stamp visible at base, cancelled by red MC. Scarce & attractive. (1) £400 to 500 £400.00
1626
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 July 10th cover to Manchester franked Pl.10 EG, four good margins, cancelled by a superb black MC, obverse also bears a framed 'Delph/PP' in black. £350 to 400 £320.00
 
   
       
   
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