•  UserName   Password     
       Please Login. You are NOT Logged in. Oct-21-21, 09:06 PM

Login to Use StampAuctionNetwork. New? Use "Registration". Add an auction firm by using "Update Registration"


 
You are not logged in. Please Login so that we can determine your registration status with this firm. If you have never registered, please register by pressing the [Quick Signup (New to StampAuctionNetwork)] button. Then Login.
 

logo

VALENTINES continued...

Valentines continued...
Lot Symbol Descrip Opening
76 c.1850 Handmade Valentine on vellum, cut into an envelope shape with borders to the front and all flaps handpainted in gold, the front with an oval framed picture of cupid within a landscape, well handpainted in an earlier style, containing a card to "My Wonderful One" with silk flowers and an Oyster Shell applied, very unusual.

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
77 c.1850 Valentine lettersheet by Mansell with fine paperlace borders, handpainted flowers and a lyre by an urn of flowers with a handwritten verse "To Heloise", accompanied by a superbly printed envelope with flowers, a dragon, an odd dragonfly and patterned borders, addressed in the same handwriting as the card to "Miss Heloise Payne", hand delivered. (2).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
78 1857 Embossed and pierced card, a central picture of a miserable couple with the verse "Now Mind What I Say & What Youre About, Go Into That Corner and Dare Not Come Out", named to "Master T. Avery", with cover addressed in the same handwriting to T. Avery in Tenterden, 1d red tied by Lewes 451 sideways duplex (Feb. 13).

Est. £60-70

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
79 1858-66 Postally used valentines, embossed cards with applied silk flowers and ribbons, or a verse printed on a central silk panel, accompanying 1858-59 covers posted from Dublin to Miss M.A Murphy in Rathgar franked 1d or 2d; and a printed handcoloured card of a lady posted within London in 1866 franked by a 2d blue. Also a highly embossed card shaped as shells and coral, in an embossed envelope addressed to Dundee, hand delivered. (4).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
80 1860 "Portland Rose" card published by Rock & Co., the rose shaped card opening out into a circular fan shape with printed views of Portland and Weymouth, fine and very attractive.

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
81 imageIreland. c.1860 "The Dublin Rose" printed pictorial envelope depicting cherubs and dolphins on an island with roses above and ships in the background, printed by C. Adler in Germany for Joseph Myers & Co, probably originally enclosing a "Dublin Rose" card (similar to the previous lot, card no longer present), attractive and scarce. Photo on Page 8. (Image1)

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
82 c.1860 Valentine lettersheet by Addenbrooke with paperlace borders, a centrally applied picture of lovers within a garland of roses, cut into a "cobweb" which lifts to reveal a church, a two page letter signed "Incognito". A fine cobweb valentine, 115x180mm.

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
83 c.1860 Cards with embossed or paperlace borders, various unusual centrally applied designs including a bunch of flowers made of dried plants, a cottage, a ladder, a pair of stockings, Thermometer of Love, panel enclosing a mirror, a bird and two love apples, two love birds, an open writing desk and feather, and a trunk entitled "The Ladies Companion" which opens to reveal a man and verse, makers include Dobbs, Burke or Dobbs Kidd & Co., an unusual group, all approx 11½-13x17-20cm, one with edge faults, otherwise generally fine. (10).

Est. £280-320

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
84 c.1860 Cards with embossed or paperlace borders and embossed, applied or handpainted flowers in the centre, two with baskets of flowers, three with silk or rice paper centres, named makers include De La Rue, Mansell and Meek, all approx 11-13½x17-20½cm, mainly fine, an attractive group. (11).

Est. £250-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
85 c.1860 Small valentine cards (approx 9x14cm) with embossed or paperlace borders, most with central applied or handpainted flowers, one bearing a key, two with opening doors, one card with a picture of a wedding seen through a lace panel (this card stuck onto a sheet of finely printed pictorial notepaper), one slightly larger oval shaped card with superb paperlace borders and painted flowers, one card featuring an opening book (glued onto a album page with embossed borders). Mainly fine, an attractive group. (14).

Est. £280-320

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
86 c.1860 Valentine cards with embossed or paperlace borders and various applied designs, several on panels of silk, rice paper or gauze, an elaborately embossed card by Windsor made of green paper, other cards by Kershaw and Dobbs, one card unusually with a central photograph of a statue of a boy and girl applied to purple silk, most approx 12x18cm, a fine and attractive group. (14).

Est. £280-320

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
87 Comic Valentines. c.1860-80 Comic valentines including caricatures published by A. Park (8); other humorous printed cards (4); a novelty card "Left Luggage Office, Is this your bundle" with a basket which opens to reveal a baby; and the original coloured artwork for a card showing a women running from an angry man, having left a card with "H. Crabb, Bachelor" hanging from his front door. (14).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
88 Comic Valentines. c.1860-80 Cards, many with printed handcoloured caricatures with verses below, publishers include S. Marks & Son, A. Park and J.T Wood of London, some faults, an unusual group. (40).

Est. £150-200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
89 c.1860-70 Cards in the form of sachets (3) or folded letters (2), most highly embossed or pierced, the sachet cards probably by Rimmel. Also a card by Rimmel with elaborately embossed paper doors which open to reveal flowers, a lady (dressed in flowers) and a verse printed on silk. (6).

Est. £120-150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
90 c.1860-1900 Valentine cards, the collection written up in two albums including paperlace cards, padded cards, etc., one 1867 card with an embossed envelope posted in Brighton, a few faults though many are fine and attractive, some with makers names including Windsor, Sulman, Mossman, Mansell, Meek, Dobbs, etc. Also three cards for birthdays, Christmas or New Year. (46).

Est. £300-350

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
91 c.1860-1900 Cards, many very elaborate types, pop-up cards, Walter Crane card, a few earlier cards, also a few embossed envelopes, a few faults though the majority are fine, a good lot. (60+).

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
92 P.O Notice. 1887 (Jan 19) Post Office Notice, "Foreign & Colonial Parcel Post. St. Valentine's Day. Valentines to Places Abroad should be Posted in Advance", giving latest posting dates for mails to certain colonies to arrive by Valentine's Day, tiny top edge repair, otherwise fine, 210x334mm.

Est. £80-100

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
93 c.1900-1990 Valentines including Post Office Valentine Telegrams (17) for 1936-39 unused and used, 1951-53, 1958-61 and 1964 (2) used, c.1900-10 picture postcards, c.1900 card imitating a Marconi telegram, also 1934-35 covers with special U.S Ship valentine day cancels (2), etc. (67).

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
94 c.1930-40 Original artwork on thick card for comic valentine cards (3), one signed by the noted artist Donald McGill, 21x27cm or 18½x28½cm. Also a c.1970 original comic valentine drawing by John Ryan (noted for his Captain Pugwash illustrations) with the same printed illustration cut from a newspaper, signed below by Ryan. (4).

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
95 Australia - Tasmania. 1851 (Feb 14) Cover addressed to "Miss Pulleyn, Collins Street, Hobart Town" with boxed "10 O'CLOCK / 14 FE 14 / 1851", charged 4d, an enclosed valentine poem written from Hobart Town in the same handwriting as the envelope address; and 1860 (Feb 16) finely embossed envelope to "Miss Davey, Charles Street, Launceston" franked 1857 1d (not tied and may not belong), with red "PRE-PAID / 10 O'CLOCK" c.d.s. Scarce Tasmania valentines. (2).

Est. £400-500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
96 Canada. 1857 (Feb 14) Stampless cover, highly embossed on both sides, posted from Moscow, Upper Canada, to Wellington, Canada West, charged 3c. A fine red Moscow c.d.s on the front, backstamped at Odessa, Colebrook, Kingston and Wellington. A fine cover, with an enclosed valentine poem, the poem and envelope both to John H. Cronk, scarce from Canada.

Est. £100-120

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
97 imageUSA. c.1850 Large (259x208mm) finely embossed valentine envelope by Kershaw, addressed to "Miss Sarah Ingram, North Amherst, Mass." bearing two 1847 5c stamps (both four margins, one close at right but with part upper sheet margin) each with circular red grid cancels, matching red "N. YORK & N. HAVEN R.R" c.d.s (Feb. 13) below. An attractive paperlace card (which may not belong) by Mansell, with attached flowers and verse, is enclosed. An attractive first issue cover, with Philatelic Foundation Certificate (2017). Photo on Page 16. (Image1)

Est. £1,000-1,200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
98 USA. c.1850-85 Valentines posted within embossed valentine envelopes, comprising small card with attached flowers in stampless cover, Springfield Mass. c.d.s and red "PAID"; embossed envelope type card with pictures of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Napoleon III and Princess Eugenie, an enclosed poem on silk, the cover to Gloucester, Mass. franked 1851 3c; an attractive paperlace card with silk panels and applied motifs, the envelope to Mt. Pleasant Ohio., handstamped "PAID"; and envelopes bearing 1883 3c (2), a few minor faults. (5).

Est. £140-160

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
99 imageUSA. c.1847 Valentine envelope finely printed on both sides in gold, posted within Cincinnati with red Feb. 14 "5cts" c.d.s, bearing the rare Frazer & Co. City Despatch Post 2c tied by circular handstamp, with 2017 Philatelic Foundation Certificate stating "local stamp is genuine but cancel is counterfeit, unable to say whether stamp originated on cover". Also c.1855 large embossed valentine envelope with Lancaster Pa. c.d.s and "PAID" rated 6c, addressed within Lancaster, bearing Barrs Penny Despatch local in red tied by pencil line, envelope and stamp with faults, with 2014 Philatelic Foundation Certificate stating "counterfeit stamp and cancel". Two attractive covers with certificates that may or not be correct; the Frazer & Co stamp is of considerable rarity and value even uncancelled, and it seems strange a counterfeit cancel would have been applied to such an item. (2). Photo on Page 8. (Image1)

Est. £200-300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.
100 USA. c.1845-1906 Valentine envelopes (6, four with cards) including a fine large c.1845 envelope printed on both sides in gold with Louisville, Ky c.d.s; an attractive c.1850 paperlace card with attached ladder in an embossed envelope to Baltimore, hand delivered; 1890's embossed envelopes with enclosed cards (2); large embossed and handcoloured envelope (stamp does not belong); and 1906 imitation telegram card within an envelope headed "Loves Telegram", franked 2c. Also a c.1890 postally used advertising envelope for Climax Plug Tobacco. (11).

Est. £150-180

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 11:59 PM EST.

Previous Page, Next Page or Return to Table of Contents


StampAuctionCentral and StampAuctionNetwork are
Copyright © 1994-2019 Droege Computing Services, Inc.
All Rights Reserved.
Back to Top of Page