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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 - 1841 Twopence Blue
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Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 May 25th cover from Kelso to Melrose franked 1841 2d blue Pl.3 vertical pair ML/NL, ML good to large margins, NL slight rubbing just cut into lower right side tied by two strikes of the distinctive KELSO MC, cover has central vertical crease, reverse also bears boxed Kelso despatch c.d.s. very rare - single on cover Cat. £10,000 (single Cat. £3,500 off cover) £500 to 600 £540.00
Plate 3 NG, fine looking four margined example cancelled by No 5 in Maltese Cross, tiny pin hole & thin, three singles AD, BB & MG - all four margins with 1844 type cancels + pair HA/HB - full margins (HB tiny thin at top), 1841 1d NB four margins BLUE numeral cancel. (6) £60 to 80 £72.00
Plate 4 BC/BD, violet blue horizontal pair with ivory heads & slight sign of lavender tint (early stage), good to very large margins cancelled by fine barred oval 134 numerals for Bristol, attractive pair.Spec ES17. Cat. £800++ £120 to 160 £170.00
Plate 4 CA/CB, UNOFFICIAL PRIVATE PIN PERFORATION, fine used horizontal pair, very unusual & unrecorded, SG.14 variety, RPS Cert (1987) £500 to 700 N/S
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