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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 - 1841 Penny Red
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1841 1d accumulation on stock cards or in a stock book, mixed grades incl. four margined, mainly 1844 Type cancels. (344) £100 to 150 £175.00
1841 1d red-brown DG Pl.122, showing the constant variety in 'E' of 'ONE', wmk inverted four margined example, FU with barred oval numeral cancel. £60 to 75 £84.00
1841 1d red-brown JH, clear to large margins cancelled by a good strike of the distinctive Kilmarnock Maltese Cross, Spec.B1(1)+j. £250 to 300 N/S
1841 1d red-brown KK, four good margins, cancelled by a fine strike of the distinctive York Maltese Cross. Spec.BS10tx. (1) Cat. £800 £70 to 90 £70.00
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1841 1d red-brown Pl.110 block of twelve ED/BF, large part o.g with several creases but fresh & with margins nearly all round. A scarce & impressive looking piece despite the faults. £200 to 250 £430.00
1841 1d reds accumulation of 144 examples in a stock book mainly with 1844 Numeral cancels, odd MC, all appear to be four margined. £80 to 100 £420.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841-53 1d reds on covers (102) mixed grades incl. several four margin examples incl. 33 with Maltese Crosses - about seven with four margins, others 1844 Type cancels, fifteen with four margins. Viewing recommended. £150 to 200 £280.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 1d red-brown FC on cover Norfolk to Edinburgh, black MC & a fine 'Reepham' udc despatch mark (Norfolk), Norwich despatch c.d.s. for JU.23.1842. Attractive double cancel. SG.8. £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover from Brighton to London franked Pl.35 QA four margined example neatly cancelled with the distinctive BRIGHTON Maltese Cross, reverse with despatch & receiver c.d.s's. A scarce cross on cover that is seldom seen nicely struck. Cat. £900. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover from London to Stow on the Wold, franked Pl.32 PC, large margined example tied by a bold strike of the No. 9 in Maltese Cross, reverse with despatch & arrival at Morton in Marsh d/stamps for 17th & 18th Aug. cover with horizontal fold. Clean & attractive. Cat. £550 £120 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover from London to Perth, franked Pl.33 SI four margined example, tied by fine strike of the No. 10 in Maltese Cross, reverse with despatch, transit & receiving d/stamps. Clean & scarce. (1) Cat. £1000 £200 to 250 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 cover sent from Bristol to Edinburgh then redirected via London to France, franked by 1d red-brown with clear to wide margins, cancelled by a light black MC, with a despatch c.d.s. on reverse for 7th Jy, along with a hand struck 'Bristol/7/Jy 1843/Py Post' & Edinburgh arrival for 8th, 'PAID' Edinburgh c.d.s. on the front for the 10th, along with a London tombstone h/stamp for the 12th tying the stamp, two 'P' in oval paid marks and a Boulogne transit also applied. nice redirection to Europe with a delightful group of markings. £200 to 250 £300.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 Bank of Scotland branch return form Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, franked 1841 1d red Pl.35 LH, four good to large margins showing portions of two adjoining stamps at left &top, tiny scissor cut in 'H' square, tied by the distinctive KILMARNOCK Maltese Cross, Spec.BS24(1), BPA Cert. 2013. £300 to 400 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 entire letter bearing 1841 1d red, tied by a fine strike of the distinctive Kilmarnock Maltese Cross with dot in centre, the reverse with a wafer seal 'I will be with him in trouble' cover dated 29th Feb 1844, the stamp cut into on all sides, nevertheless a good example of this scarce Maltese Cross. £200 to 250 £200.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1845 1d pale red-brown CD (worn plate) Pl.46 on cover from Gravesend to Broughty Ferry, Dundee via London & Edinburgh, dated March 4th 1845. Fine red London tombstone additionally cancelling the stamp. £200 to 250 £200.00
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