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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - 1840 Twopence Blue
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
UNPLATED AA/AB horizontal pair, margins in places, cancelled red MC, GI just cut into at upper left side black MC with dot in centre (thinned), LI three good margins close cut at base red MC, MA good to large margins, fine red MC (badly thinned). (5) £180 to 220 £180.00
UNPLATED CD four margins scissor cut in D square, HH four margins corner creasing fine 1884 Type barred oval numeral cancel, GE fine looking four margined example - corner crease, red MC, QC three clear margins very close, just cut into at base. (4) £150 to 200 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 cover from London to Paisley franked Pl.1 HK, close or cut into in two places, otherwise large margins tied fine black MC, T.P/Southampton Ct & too late mark in red, reverse dispatch & receiving datestamps. £50 to 65 £115.00
Plate 1 MF, four margin example, fine red MC. £120 to 160 £110.00
Plate 1 NB, clear to large margins, fine black MC. £100 to 150 £105.00
Used on piece or front
Plate 1 RA, four good margins tied to a small piece by a red MC. £150 to 200 £200.00
Plate 1 SF-SH, strip of three, margins clear on three sides, SG & SH are touched or just into frame line at top, SF is clear, each cancelled by fine red MC. (3) £300 to 350 £300.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1842 Jan 28th wrapper from Rushyford to Houghton-Le-Spring franked Pl.1 SJ, clear to good margins tied by a rather smudged black MC, reverse bears a Houghton-Le-Spring undated circle in blue and dispatch & receiving datestamps. £80 to 100 £110.00
Plate 1 TD, four margin example cancelled by a fine red MC thinned - but still attractive. £50 to 65 £76.00
Plate 2 BE, four good margins, fine black MC. £150 to 200 £170.00
Plate 2 BL-DL, a very rare vertical strip of three with good to large margins and bold red MC cancels, attractive & unusual multiple. BPA Cert (1987). Cat. £5250++ £750 to 900 £1150.00
Plate 2 JE, four good margins, fine black MC. £140 to 170 £140.00
Plate 2 PL, clear to large margined example with a neat black MC, part marginal inscription. SG.5. Rare £700 to 850 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 Jan 1st mourning cover to London franked Pl.2 RI, three margined example tied by three strikes of the red MC, scarce. £100 to 150 £155.00
Plate 2 TF, cleaned example re-gummed, four margins. £150 to 200 £210.00
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