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Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
4510 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 1b, lettered LF, a fine four margined example tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 Southgate Mulready Caricature No.1 "Pick-Pocket", addressed on the reverse from Wendover to Rotherham and readdressed on to Milton, Peterborough; with double arc Wendover datestamp in black (July 31), London (Aug 1) in red and double arc Rotherham cds in red (Aug 3) and manuscript "P1" prepaid endorsement at left. A wonderful cover of superb appearance and of great rarity. Cert. BPA (2019). (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF7,500.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4511 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 3, lettered OD, a fine example with large even margins all round, tied to 1840 Southgate's Mulready caricature No.5 by black Maltese Cross. 'King William Street' despatch handstamp below in black and red arrival (Oct 1) on reverse. The envelope opens well to display the 'rejected Designs for the Postage Envelope' panel. Light vertical file fold well away from the adhesive which has been lifted for checking and replaced and some staining removed. Extremely rare and most attractive. Certs. BPA (1996, 2019). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF3,000.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4512 imageMulready Caricatures 1840: Fores's "Racing Envelope No. 5", printed in black, a used example appropriately mailed to Cheltenham with manuscript "1" to denote pre-payment and double arc 'Christchurch' despatch cds in black. London Tombstone transit in red (Dec 26, 1840) and reverse with double arc 'Cheltenham' arrival cds in red. Small unobtrusive repair to envelope at top right, ironed and part of flap missing but just 6 used examples recorded in 'British Pictorial Envelopes' by Bodily, Jarvis & Hahn. Extremely attractive and very rare.rnProvenance: Robson Lowe, 3 June 1994, lot 3048. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF3,200.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4513 imageImprimaturs 1840: 1 d. black, plate 1a, lettered TC from the base of the Imprimatur sheet, ample to large margins all round and in a clear and distinct shade, taken from the second registration sheet, unused. Rare - only stamps AL, SC-SL and TA-TL were removed (22) from the 'After Hardening' Imprimatur sheet. Light horizontal bend at top not remotely affecting the wonderful appearance. Extremely rare and most attractive. Cert. RPSL (1985) Gi = £ 15'000.rnProvenance: Board of Inland Revenue collection, Robson Lowe, London, 17 Dec 1975, lot 1195; Robson Lowe, London, 16 July 1985, lot 55; Phillips, London, 9 June 1988, lot 139; Robson Lowe, London, 9 May 1990, lot 2; Hapsburg-Feldman, Zurich, 27 Nov-1 Dec 1989, lot 30044; Spink, 17 Dec 1997, lot 1389; Collection Dr. Pichai Buranasombati, Shreves, 15 March 2001, lot 30. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF9,000.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4514 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 1a, an irregular block of eight, lettered EG-EL/FK-FL, margins on the strip large all round but crossed by file fold through EG, the block of four with tiny scissor cut in margin between the block, somewhat scuffed at lower left and margins touched at top of EK and on right side of FL, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses and EL also cancelled by manuscript pen cross. Despite faults, a remarkable and dramatic piece. Cert. BPA (2019) Gi AS2 = £ 27'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF2,500.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4515 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 1b, lettered JC, a used example with large even margins all round, tied to 1840 cover from Wareham to London by watery red Maltese Cross. Reverse with double arc WAREHAM despatch cds (Aug 26) in black and London arrival in red. File folds well away from the fine adhesive which shows the recut letters 'J' and 'C'. Gi = £ 1'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF320.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4516 image1840: 1 d. black, Plate 1a, lettered LH, a used example with good to large margins all round, tied to 1840 cover endorsed "O.H.M.S." and mailed from Edinburgh to Peebles, neatly tied by crisp red Maltese Cross. Flap states that the letter was from the 'Crown Agent' in Edinburgh (June 3), with "Peebles" double arc cds of receipt in red (June 4) on reverse. Some file folds not affecting the adhesive or appearance, a fine and unusual cover, the earliest O.H.M.S. usage with a Penny Black by us. Gi AS2 = £ 1'000 (for a normal cover).rnNote: The "VR" 1 d. black was intended for a usage such as the above letter.rnNote: John Bathgate (1809-1886) was town clerk in Peebles and the principal promoter of the Peebles Railway. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF950.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4517 image1840: 1 d. (deep) black, plate 1b, lettered FG, an unused example with just clear to large margins all round, early impression in a near intense shade, vertical crease and paper adherence on large part og. A rare and attractive stamp. Cert. BPA (1987) Gi AS5= £ 12'500.rnrn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,200.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4518 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 1b, lettered II-IJ-IK, a used horizontal strip of three, good to large margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, first stamp with ironed vertical bend not affecting the appearance and also showing the non-coincident re-entry in upper right star and 'Postage', IJ with left sideline recut. A most attractive and very scarce strip Gi AS5b+AS5h = £ 1'625. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF850.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4519 image1840: 1 d. black pl. 1b, lettered OJ, a used example on probably re-addressed small piece, with 1841 1 d. red-brown on blued paper, pl. 12, both stamps with ample to large margins all round, each tied by Maltese Crosses in black in differing shades. The piece with 'Ipswich' double arc cds above (Sept 29, 1841) in black. An exceptionally scarce and most attractive usage Gi AS5+BS1.rnProvenance: Collection Ernest Hunt RDP, SG, London, 10 Nov 1966, lot 32. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF900.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4520 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 2, lettered MB, an unused example with ample to large margins all round and showing the horizontal guide line above the upper left hand corner square, fresh and fine with 'practically full' large part og. An exceptionally fine and attractive example of this rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1988) Gi AS15= £ 12'500.rnProvenance: Collection J.B. Seymour, Part 5, Robson Lowe, London, 30 April 1952, lot 96. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF3,200.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4521 image1840: 1 d. black, pl. 3, lettered GG, an unused example with large even margins all round, tiny nick in the margin at base well away from the design and mentioned for accuracy only (and not on certificate), unused without gum. A very fine example from this extremely rare plate. Cert. BPA (2019) Gi AS20 = £ 19'500.rnrnProvenance: Spink, London, 6-7 Dec 2005, lot 396. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF4,600.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4522 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 6, lettered AA, from the top left corner of the sheet, good to huge margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. A gem. Cert. BPA (1983) Gi AS41 = £ 375. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4523 image1840: 1 d. black, Plate 7, lettered SC, a used example with large margins all round, tied to 1840 local entire letter from Lincoln's Inn Fields to Grays Inn, London by faint "T. P. / High Holborn EC" marking and crisp strike of experimental use of the Maltese Cross in black. Arrival datestamp on reverse (Oct 29) in red. Closed tears in address panel at top but very scarce Gi AS46 = £ 825. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF260.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4524 image1840: 1 d. black, plate 10, lettered FI-FL, a used horizontal strip of four, close but just clear at top of FL and faint crease between centre stamps, large margins on three sides with portion of adjoining stamp at left, cancelled by Maltese Crosses in black. An extremely rare multiple from this plate (for example, a block of four remains unpriced by Gibbons) Gi AS66 = £ 7'000+ priced for two pairs.rnProvenance: Harmers London 18-20 Nov. 1968, lot 116. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,800.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4525 image1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 1, lettered CJ, a used example with close to large margins all round with portion of adjoining stamp at right and horizontal scissor cut in margin at top, of fine deep colour, neatly tied to 1841 cover to George Westgarth, Boulby Alum Works Guisborough by Maltese Cross in red. Reverse with London despatch cds (Feb 6) in black. File folds away from adhesive, an attractive cover Gi DS5 = £ 2'500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4526 image1840: 2 d. deep blue, Plate 2, Wmk. Small Crown, plate 2 lettered OK, an unused example with large margins all round, of excellent rich colour and wonderful appearance, ironed diagonal bend and part og. Rare and most attractive. Cert. BPA (2020) Gi DS7 = £ 48'000. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF22,000.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4527 image1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 2, lettered SH, a used example with large even margins all round, neatly cancelled by near full strike of the Maltese Cross in black. A delightful stamp. Signed Calves Gi DS8 = £ 1'000. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF950.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4528 image1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 2, lettered DC, a used example, margins clear at right and large on three sides showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, neatly tied to small piece by Maltese Cross in black, with fine circular MORE / TO / PAY alongside. An attractive piece Gi DS8 = £ 1'000. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,700.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4529 image1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 2, lettered GE-GF, a used horizontal pair with ample to large margins all round, of fine fresh colour, neatly cancelled by upright strikes of the Maltese Cross in black. A fine and attractive pair Gi DS8 = £ 2'500. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM

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