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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 - KGV Downey Heads
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1911-12 ½d bluish green wmk inverted booklet pane of six with binding margin (3x UM), SG.326var. Spec.NZ(8), BPA Cert. 2007. (6) Cat. £1260++ £300 to 350 N/S
1911-12 Downey Heads M & U collection on leaves incl. different Dies, wmks, some varieties incl. 1d 'no cross on crown' on a postcard, 1911 First UK Aerial Post envelope with 1d affixed but not postmarked etc. (74 + 5 covers/cards) £40 to 50 N/S

1912 1d Die 2 set of nine Imperf Colour Trials on unwatermarked paper (reverse bears tiny pencil marks a, b, c etc.) £200 to 250 £240.00
BRADBURY WILKINSON & CO. LTD King George V Essay. An Imperf example for the 4d value in dull lilac on proof paper with company name above the head and 'SPECIMEN STAMP' below of unknown status, horizontal crease through image. Scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 ½d bluish green Wmk Crown Die IA, fine examples on a cover (incl. strip of three) from New Milton addressed to Bavaria where it was redirected to London, each stamp cancelled by New Maldon c.d.s. for Sept 2nd 1911, SG.323. (Stamps alone Cat. £900), BPA Cert. 1988. £200 to 250 N/S
1911-12 1d scarlet Die 2 variety NO WATERMARK, fine M example, Spec.N12a. (1) Cat. £1200 £200 to 250 N/S
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