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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 - KEVII
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1902 KEVII 1d blue ECKERLIN PLATE PROOF ESSAYS printed in 1924 on ungummed paper as a sample in the hope of selling Dr Eckerlin's rotary press process for intaglio printing (developed by Herbst & Illig in Germany), fine corner marginal BLOCK OF FOUR. £300 to 350 £300.00

1903 1d Canada Head Essay Die proof, in black on glazed card without markings or date, of the Die 2 design. Rare Cat. £6000. £1500 to 2000 N/S
1911 £1 deep green, fresh looking M example with two horizontal creases, not distracting from appearance. SG.320 £250 to 300 £360.00
1913 Imperial Russia 300 Years of Romanov dynasty 7kop & Great Britain 1902 KEVII 1d black (2) ECKERLIN DIE PROOF ESSAYS printed in 1924 on ungummed watermarked paper as sample in the hope of selling Dr Eckerlin's rotary press process for intaglio printing. (Developed by Herbst & Illig in Germany for the British & Russian posts). Scarce two country sample essay. £700 to 850 N/S

Ditto as above, a sample in black on cream paper, a slightly large format. £80 to 100 N/S

Ditto as above, six impressions of the Edward 1d in red showing a reversed image, on rough buff paper, (probably printers waste), a corner marginal BLOCK OF SIX, some creasing nevertheless an unusual & scarce piece. £350 to 400 N/S
1906 chalky paper 2d pale grey-green & carmine red (SG.227), top marginal block of 4 with upper left stamp showing the variety 'Distorted Tablet' (early state), Spec M12b, hinged in margin, stamp fresh UM. Cat. £940+++ £200 to 250 £240.00
Used on piece or front
1910 Rochdale Parcel Post label with 2/6d dull purple (chalky) dated Jan.5.10. Scarce high value franking of SG. 262. £100 to 150 £100.00
Used on piece or front
1904 LONDON (Clapton) Parcel Post Labels with 5s bright carmine plus 9d & 1s values making 6/9d, dated My.13.04. Scarce high value franking of SG. 263. (1) £100 to 150 £100.00
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