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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - 1840 Penny Black
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1352
 Used
UNPLATED AH, good four margins, vertical crease, PC & SB, both clear to good margins all cancelled in red, 1840 2d JJ, four good margins, black MC - closed tear. (4) £140 to 180 £260.00
1353
 Used
Plate 1a EH, four margin example, cancelled red MC. £100 to 120 £115.00
1354
 Used
Plate 1a EL, good to very large margins, fine red MC. £130 to 160 £195.00
1355
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 4th cover from Norwich to Bungay, Suffolk, franked Pl.1a GF (worn plate), fine four margin example bearing a centrally struck superb red MC, although not tied - a very nice stamp. £160 to 185 £160.00
1356
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 May 20th cover from Loughborough to Nottingham, franked Pl.1a LI, four margin example (stamp has pre affixing horizontal crease, barely visible & mentioned for accuracy), tied by a fine red MC & alongside a Loughborough c.d.s. in red, dated Ma 20th 1840. A very attractive May date cover. Cat. £2800. £300 to 400 £420.00
1357
 Used
Plate 1a NG, clear to huge margins, fine red MC. £120 to 140 £120.00
1358
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 22nd cover from London to Basingstoke, franked Pl.1a NI, large margined example, tied red MC. £170 to 200 £155.00
1359
 Used
Plate 1a PG, four margin example with fine red Maltese Cross. (1) £120 to 140 £180.00
1360
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 2nd local London cover franked Pl.1a QH (worn plate), large or huge margined example, tied red MC, reverse with despatch & arrival marks for 2nd. £150 to 170 £150.00
1361
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 printed commercial letter from Hull Advertiser to Colne, franked Pl.1b large margined example, tied by two red MC's, obverse bears Hull despatch c.d.s. (1) £130 to 160 £170.00
1362
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Sept cover from Northampton to Scarborough, franked Pl.1b DC, good to large margined example, tied fine black MC, obverse bears faint Scarborough receiving c.d.s. in red, reverse Northampton despatch c.d.s. in black. £140 to 170 £220.00
1363
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 17th cover from Knaresborough to London, franked Pl.1b FH, large margined example cancelled by a fine red MC, reverse bears despatch & receiving c.d.s's, nice uncreased cover with full contents. £150 to 180 £200.00
1364
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 27th cover from Brighouse to Knaresborough, franked Pl.1b GF, large margined example cancelled by red MC, obverse bears a framed 'Brighouse/Penny Post' in blue-green & reverse Halifax transit c.d.s. £130 to 150 £175.00
1365
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 23rd cover used locally in Bristol, franked Pl.1b JE, large margined example cancelled black MC, reverse Bristol date stamp & obverse Brislington undated circle. £180 to 200 £180.00
1366
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 30th cover from Grand Junction Railway, Liverpool to B. Hick & Son, Bolton (engineering company), franked Pl.1b LH, large margined example, tied by fine red MC. £140 to 160 £155.00
1367
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Tonbridge Wells to Cranbrook, franked Pl.1b MF, close cut to good margins & MG three margins, both cancelled by red MC, reverse Tonbridge Wells despatch c.d.s. £120 to 140 £150.00
1368
 Used
Plate 1b NG, four margin example, cancelled by red MC leaving clear profile, matched with red printing - four good margins, black MC. (2) £200 to 230 N/S
1369
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 14th cover from Manchester to Bolton, franked Pl.1b TK, four margined placed at the left side of the cover, cancelled by a fine red MC, back stamped Manchester despatch c.d.s. £130 to 150 N/S
1370
 Used
Plate 2 AA grey-black, good to large margin example, bears a light strike of the red Maltese Cross (with a pink tinge), unusual & attractive. (1) £120 to 140 £150.00
1371
 Used
Plate 2 AI, four good to large margins, fine red MC, matched with red printing - four margins, black MC. (2) £200 to 250 N/S
1372
 Used
Plate 2 DB, clear to good margins, red MC. £70 to 90 £92.00
1373
 Used
Plate 2 EE, four good to large margins, very fine red MC. £130 to 160 N/S
1374
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 June 22nd cover from Glasgow to London, franked Pl.2 FF, four good even margins, tied fine red MC. £140 to 180 £140.00
1375
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 10th cover from Bedford to Newport Pagnell, franked Pl.2 GD, good to large margins, cancelled by a fine centrally struck red MC, fine uncreased cover. £150 to 170 £150.00
1376
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 envelope from Oxford to Thornbury, Nr Bristol, franked Pl.2 GK, good to large margins, tied red MC, reverse bears Oxford despatch c.d.s. Richter Cert. accompanies. £140 to 160 N/S
1377
 Used
Plate 2 NH, four margin example with vivid strike of the red MC. £120 to 150 £175.00
1378
 Used
Plate 2 QG, four good large margins, red MC. £120 to 140 £120.00
1379
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Cheltenham to Alton, Hants, franked Pl.2 QJ large margined example, tied by fine red MC, Cheltenham c.d.s. struck alongside, reverse bears June 3rd despatch c.d.s. £140 to 160 £190.00
1380
 Used
Plate 2 TK-TL corner pair with good to huge margins, cancelled red Maltese Crosses. (2) £300 to 350 £330.00
1381
 Used
Plate 3 AE, good to very large margins, lightly struck red MC. £130 to 150 £185.00
1382
 Used
Plate 3 FG (grey black), four good margins, very fine red MC. A handsome stamp. £130 to 150 £150.00
1383
 Used
Plate 3 KE, four good margins, cancelled by a smudged red MC, together with a fine strike of the framed (PyP/No 15) of Handsworth in blue. £600 to 750 N/S
1384
 Unused
Plate 3 NK, fresh unused (without gum) - good margins except just touched one spot at lower right corner. £400 to 500 N/S
1385
 Used
Plate 3 PJ, four good margins, fine red MC. £80 to 100 £105.00
1386
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 4th part cover from Halifax to Bradford, franked Pl.3 QC, good to very large margins, tied by a superb & fine red MC, Hebden Bridge/Penny Post in red alongside, reverse bears Halifax despatch d/stamp. £120 to 150 £170.00
1387
 Used
Plate 4 CA, large to huge margins, cancelled red MC. £140 to 170 £140.00
1388
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 6th cover from Gatehouse to Kirkcudbright, franked Pl.4 DK/DL horizontal pair, DK four margins, DL three margins & creased, tied red MC's, reverse bears Gatehouse despatch d/stamp. £180 to 220 £180.00
1389
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 27th cover from Edinburgh to Glendelvine, Dunkeld, franked Pl.4 HC, good to large margined example, cancelled by a superb red MC, reverse bears despatch c.d.s. £140 to 170 £135.00
1390
 Used
Plate 4 OH, good to very large margins, tiny portion of adjoining stamp visible at right side, fine red MC. (1) £120 to 140 £145.00
1391
 Used
Plate 4 PA, good to large margins, red MC. £100 to 120 £100.00
1392
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 7th printed business letter from Bristol to Knightsbridge, Devon, franked Pl.4 PC, good to large margins, cancelled red MC, clean uncreased cover. £140 to 165 £170.00
1393
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 12th cover from Wiley, Shropshire to London, franked Pl.4 PH, four good margins, tied by a fine red MC, Wiley/Penny Post in red struck on front. £120 to 150 £185.00
1394
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 11th cover to Stourbridge, franked Pl.4 RC, good to large margined example cancelled by a vivid red MC, fine looking stamp, clean cover, back stamped Stourbridge receiving c.d.s. £160 to 180 £135.00
1395
 Used
Plate 4 SC (re-entry), clear to good margins, red MC. £60 to 85 £105.00
1396
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 3rd cover to Mabeldon Park, Nr Tonbridge, Kent, franked Pl.5 CD, good to huge margins, tied red MC, T.P/Tetteridge in red alongside, reverse with despatch c.d.s. £150 to 170 £150.00
1397
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Aug 1st cover from London to Devonport, franked Pl.5 DB, four good to large margins, tied red MC. £130 to 160 £155.00
1398
 Used
Plate 5 EI, clear to large margins, fine red MC. £70 to 85 £70.00
1399
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 25th cover to Pall Mall franked Pl.5 FE, good to large margins, cancelled by a bold black MC, obverse bears 'Milbank St' s/line in red, reverse despatch date stamp. £140 to 160 £155.00
1400
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 18th wrapper used locally in London, franked Pl.5 FF, large margined example tied red MC. (1) £170 to 200 £170.00
1401
 Used
Plate 5 HG, four good margins, fine red MC, matched with red printing - four large margins, fine centrally struck black MC. (2) £200 to 220 £230.00
1402
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 16th cover from Edinburgh to William Lock Esq. of Rachan Mill, Lanarkshire, franked Pl.5 KE, four good margins, tied by fine red MC. £140 to 160 £155.00
1403
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sep 30th wrapper from Lord Massey (brewers) of Burnley to M. Gill (solicitor) in Knaresborough, franked Pl.5 NE, tied by a bold red MC, obverse bears a faint Burnley despatch c.d.s. £120 to 150 £140.00
1404
 Used
Plate 5 QK, clear to large margins, fine red MC. £120 to 150 £160.00
1405
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 9th cover to Folkingham, Lincs, franked Pl.5 RL, good to large margined example, tied fine red MC, obverse bears a Bridlington Oct 9th despatch c.d.s. £130 to 150 £195.00
1406
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept 24th cover from London to Bedale, Yorkshire, franked Pl.6 GC, good to huge margins, cancelled by a red MC, reverse bears London despatch d/stamp. £130 to 150 £160.00
1407
 Used
Plate 6 HH, four margin example, red MC. £70 to 90 £86.00
1408
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 27th cover to London, franked Pl.6 JB, good to large margins, cancelled black MC, reverse bears March 28th despatch c.d.s. & 29th receiving c.d.s. £130 to 150 £130.00
1409
Used on piece or front
Plate 6 NF (intense black) fine four margin example tied to a part cover by a fine red MC, hand stamp for 13th & 15th Feb. £150 to 200 £180.00
1410
 Used
Plate 6 QD, four margin example, light strike of red MC. £100 to 120 N/S
1411
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 28th small cover to Evans & Cartwright (toy manufacturers, Wolverhampton), franked Pl.6 RG, good to huge margins, tied by a watery red MC leaving clear profile. £150 to 170 N/S
1412
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 July 27th small envelope addressed to Portland Place, franked Pl.6 TE, good to very large margins (placed sideways on the envelope), tied fine red MC & 'T.P/Hampstead NO' alongside. £150 to 165 £150.00
1413
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Sept printed sales entire for Mottrams of Shrewsbury sent to Isle House Salop, franked Pl.6 TG, four margin example tied by a slightly smudged red MC, reverse bears a Shrewsbury despatch c.d.s. for Sept 2nd. £140 to 160 £140.00
1414
 Used
Plate 6 TH, four good margins, fine red MC. (1) £100 to 130 £155.00
1415
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Dec 15th wrapper used locally in London, franked Pl.7 DB, four good margins, cancelled red MC. £120 to 140 £135.00
1416
 Used
Plate 7 DG, clear to good margins, red MC. £70 to 85 £82.00
1417
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 8th cover from Dover to Lincoln, franked Pl.7 DJ, good to large margins, tied red MC, cover has horizontal crease, reverse bears despatch & receiving c.d.s.'s. £120 to 140 £120.00
1418
 Used
Plate 7 HD, four margin example with fine black MC. £100 to 120 £115.00
1419
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Oct 14th cover from Dorking to Egham, Surrey, franked Pl.7 HJ, good to large margins, tied bold red MC. £130 to 150 £150.00
1420
 Used
Plate 7 LF, thin experimental paper, fine four margins, red MC. Spec.AS44c. £120 to 150 £225.00
1421
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 cover from Hull to Derby franked Pl.7 PK, four good margins, cancelled red MC, obverse bears Hull despatch & Derby receiving c.d.s. Attractive cover. £140 to 160 £195.00
1422
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 11th cover from London to Hampton Court Palace, franked Pl.7 QE, fine four margin example tied with a neat red MC then re-directed to Portman Square with a hand struck 'I' applied, addressee's name obliterated & address crossed out. RPS Cert. 2004. £300 to 400 N/S
1423
 Used
Plate 7 SE, four good margins, fine red MC. £100 to 130 £130.00
1424
 Used
Plate 8 BG, clear to good margins, very fine red MC. £100 to 120 £100.00
1425
 Used
Plate 8 EJ, four good to large margins, fine red MC. £120 to 140 £120.00
1426
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov 12th cover from London to Wakefield, franked Pl.8 TE, good to huge margins tied fine red MC, reverse with despatch & receiving c.d.s. Richter Cert. accompanies. £140 to 160 £170.00
1427
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 1st cover from Kidderminster to Leicester, franked Pl.8 TE, good to large margins, cancelled red smudged MC, obverse bears Kidderminster despatch c.d.s. £100 to 130 £105.00
1428
 Used
Plate 9 GK, good to large margins, fine black MC. £120 to 140 £140.00
1429
Used (on letter or envelope)
Plate 9 HE-HF, fine four margined horizontal pair - double rate (½oz to 1oz) on a wrapper from Rundle Cottage to Dublin, cancelled by neat black Ballyshannon Maltese Crosses in black, crisp hand stamped 'No 4' at left, reverse Ballyshannon March 15th c.d.s. & Dublin receiver for 16th. Attractive Irish use. £400 to 500 £450.00
1430
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840 Nov cover from London to Wigan, Lancs, franked Pl.9 ND, large margined example, cancelled red MC. £180 to 220 £180.00
1431
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 March 4th cover from Alnwick to London, franked Pl.9 TC, four good to large margins, cancelled fine black MC, reverse bears Alnwick despatch c.d.s. £150 to 170 £195.00
1432
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Feb 4th cover front & back flap from London to Yatton, Nr Bristol, franked Pl.10 EK, four good even margins, tied by red MC, alongside 'T.P/SOHampstead' in black, reverse bears despatch c.d.s. 4th, Bristol arrival 5th. Scarce. £400 to 500 N/S
1433
 Used
Plate 10 ID, four good to large margins, fine black MC. £150 to 200 £175.00
1434
 Used
Plate 10 NF, four margin example with bold black MC. £170 to 220 £185.00
1435
 Used
Plate 10 NH, large margins, portion of adjoining stamp visible at top, cancelled red MC. Scarce. Spec.AS66h. £200 to 250 £270.00
 
   
       
   
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