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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 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1841 1d red-brown EF, fresh M example with full o.g. & four good margins, SG.8. £80 to 100 £80.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover to Lerwick with three margin 1841 1d red, cancelled by EDINBURGH MC with a further two, superimposed strikes of the MC alongside, contrary to regulations. £50 to 65 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover to Salisbury with neat four margin 1d red, cancelled by a light strike of the distinctive & scarce BRIGHTON Maltese Cross. Attractive item. £120 to 150 £140.00
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 large piece showing four margin 1d red, tied by fine, complete strike of the distinctive KELSO Maltese Cross alongside boxed d/stamp, also 1842 EL with normal Kelso MC cancellation. (2) £100 to 120 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 EL to Falkirk with four margin 1d red, tied by very fine complete strike of the distinctive & scarce FALKIRK Maltese Cross. Most attractive. £100 to 120 £110.00
COLLECTION of 109 singles, 10 pairs, & 2 strips of three, many four margined examples incl. M single (crease) Maltese Cross distinctive cancels for Belfast, Coventry, Dublin, Manchester, Norwich & York, blue MC, red MC on piece (faults), town cancels, numbers in cross incl. No. 1 four margins on piece, No. 2 fine four margins (2), No. 4 fine four margins, No. 7 fine four margins on piece, No. 8 fine four margins (2), No. 9 pair (one cut into), No. 10 four margins on piece, No. 11 pair (one cut into) & many more to view. Nice old time lot. £750 to 1000 £920.00
Plate 112 CC/CF strip of four with good to large margins all round, each bears London Inland Office barred oval numeral '22.' Fine & attractive multiple. £60 to 80 £72.00
Plate 122 RG/RL strip of six with huge margins & showing portions of ten adjoining stamps above & below, cancelled by Irish numeral '32' (Ballinasloe) cancels in blue, RG is thinned & RK is creased which hardly detracts from this most attractive multiple. £300 to 400 £360.00
  Plate 146 OJ TREASURY ROULETTE, superb example, tiny corner crease, clear BPA Cert. 1977. RARE. (1) Cat. £7200 £2400 to 2700 N/S
Plate 1b HG, four margined example bearing a fine strike of the RED MALTESE CROSS, two vertical creases hardly detracting from the appearance of this scarce cancel. (1) £300 to 400 £390.00
 Block of four
Plate 44 EF/EL block of four showing the prominent 'P' flaws, fresh M with full o.g, clear margins except at base of FE - cut into. £300 to 400 £300.00
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