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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 - Revenues
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1772
 Specimen
COMPANIES REGISTRATION 1885 4d to £1 (5) in lilac on part page from the committee book, each optd SPECIMEN. Note - there were only five of these books made. £120 to 150 £150.00
1773
 Specimen
CUSTOMS 1885 3d to 5s orange (6), all optd SPECIMEN, on part page from the committee book. Note - there were only five of these books made. £120 to 150 N/S
1774
 Used
BACK OF THE BOOK range in Railways - London N.W. Parcel Stamp 2d, 3d, 4d & 5d, Great Western Pre Paid Newspaper Parcel 2d pair & 1d pair & single, Midland 1d green & London Passenger Transport Board 4d, 6d (both punched), Great Eastern Express Parcel 6d, Great Northern 2d green - Carlton Trent G. M. Ry hand stamp Metropolitan ¼d, Circular Delivery (3), Admiralty (5), Customs Clearance Seal - condition mixed. Interesting group. (33) £35 to 45 £70.00
1775

1918 LUXURY TAX (proposed) Die Proofs (6) 'Crown over GR' 1d, 4d (2), 6d, 8d & 10d in black on white card, each optd 'CANCELLED' in red, Ex Royal Mint presentation album. Very rare & probably unique. (Book Fig III). £300 to 350 £320.00
1776
Used (on letter or envelope)
INCOME TAX 1921 1d, 2d, 3d, 6d & 1s vals U on an envelope sent from South Benfleet to Westminster, tied c.d.s. cancels for 28.JU.21, most unusual & scarce, some cover creasing. £100 to 130 £100.00
1777

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE STAMPS 1920's Royal Mint cut down Die Proofs in black on white card incl. ship & numeral complete designs, value only design etc. incl. pairs & singles, displayed on numbered pages 51/56 (pages 52 & 53 being double sided). Total of 131 proofs. Rare assembly. £1000 to 1200 £850.00
1778

LUXURY TAX 1918 (proposed) Die Proofs with counterfoil, 2d, 4d (2), 6d, 8d & 10d in black on white card, each optd 'CANCELLED' in red. Very rare & probably unique. (Booth Fig III) £350 to 400 £360.00
1779

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE STAMPS 1925-45 Royal Mint cut down Die Proofs mainly in black on white card, all overprinted 'CANCELLED' in red on numbered page 36/37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, mainly double sided (113 complete design & 46 values only - total of 159 proofs). Rare group. £1000 to 1200 £900.00
1780

OLD AGE PENSION ORDER Die Proofs in black on white card, all overprinted 'CANCELLED' in red incl. Downey & Profile KGV Heads displayed on three sides of two pages (14 proof). Rare. £500 to 700 £860.00
1781

PASSPORTS 1938-46 Royal Mint Die Proofs of passport pages, all are optd 'CANCELLED' in red on pages numbered 117 & 118 on both sides. Total of 11 proofs - unique. £200 to 250 N/S
 
   
       
   
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