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Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
4629 image1867 (March 8): 6 d. mauve, Plate 9, without hyphen, wmk. Spray, lettered ME-MF / NE-NF, an unused block of four of excellent centering in a fresh bright shade, superb, large part og. A rare and most attractive multiple Gi J77 = £ 3'800.rnProvenance: Phillips 27 Nov. 1997, lot 389. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,600.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4630 image1869 (March 8): 6 d. mauve, Plate 9, without hyphen, wmk. Spray, lettered CE-CF / EE-EF, a used block of six in a bright shade, neatly cancelled by "Falmouth" circular datestamps (March 1, 1872) in black. A scarce and most attractive multiple Gi J77 = £ 755. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF380.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4631 image1867 (Oct 3): 9 d. straw, Plate 4, wmk. Spray, lettered IB, an unused example of good colour and perfectly centred, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi J96t = £ 425. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4632 image1867 (Oct 3): 9 d. straw, Plate 4, wmk. Spray, lettered DJ, a used example of fresh colour, neatly cancelled by 'Leadenhall St / EC' cds in black (Sept 18, 1872). Scarce so fine Gi J96 = £ 300. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF160.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4633 image1864: De La Rue Die Proof for the circular head-plate of the 10 d. value, engraved by Joubert de la Fertê, in grey with rectangular surround in black on white glazed card, handstamped "April 8, 1864." in black and with manuscript annotations "50 41" and signed at lower right "JB" in ink. Some aging at sides of no significance and splendid and rare Proof Gi J97 = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Collection Sugden, RL, London, 24 Jan 1951, lot 430; RL, London, 5 Dec 1951, lot 314; Collection K.M. Beaumont, RL, London, 7-8 Dec 1965, lot 324; Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1992, lot 186.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4634 imageAbnormal 1862 (May): Unissued 10 d. pale red-brown, Plate 2, wmk. Spray, lettered TB, an imperforate Imprimatur, good to large margins all round, of excellent fresh colour and superb large part og. The Plate number '2' was, at some time between 1934 and 1992, sadly removed. Rare, just 24 stamps removed from the Imprimatur sheetGi J98 = £ 20'000.rnProvenance: Collection Lord Crawford, 'british Philatelist', (Vol VIII pages 70-74); Collection Colonel Bates, Harmers, London, 3-5 Dec 1934, lot 582; Phillips, London, 12 March 1992, lot 565; Phillips, London, 10 Sept 1992, lot 372. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF4,400.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4635 image1867 (July 1): 10 d. red-brown, Plate 1, wmk. Spray, lettered RF, an unused example of excellent colour, fresh and very fine, large part og., with pencil manuscript on gum 'Alcock, May 1962'. A rare stamp unused Gi J97(1) = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Sotheby's, London, 28 Sept 2005, lot 219. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF700.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4636 image1867 (July 13): 1 s. green, Plate 6, wmk. Spray, lettered AC-AD / BC-BD, an unused block of four of good colour, small scrape in wing margin at right, not mentioned on certificate, of fine appearance, unused without gum. Just three blocks of four are recorded in the Karrl Louis Index, a block of four being the largest recorded block from this Plate. An extremely rare multiple. Cert. BPA (1977) Gi J106(2) = £ 6'500.rnProvenance: RL, London, 19 Jan 1978, lot 1308. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,600.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4637 image1867 (July 13): 1 s. deep green, Plate 5, wmk. Spray, lettered KE-KH / OE-OH, a used pane of twenty (4 x 5), in a fine deep shade, cancelled by ten strikes of the 'East Cheap B.O. / EC' datestamp (Jan 5, 1872) in black. Hinged for protection and one or two nibbed perfs., but a marvellously attractive and very scarce multiple Gi J105(1) = £ 1'080.rnProvenance: 'A Continental Philatelist', SG, London, 16-17 Nov 1972, lot 574. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,200.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4638 image1867 (July 13): 1 s. green, Plate 6, wmk. Spray, lettered IB, a used example on 1872 cover addressed to 'J. C. Crisson, Postmaster, Turks Islands', tied by 'London / 83' duplex in black (Dec 17). Double arc TURKS-ISLANDS arrival cds at left (Jan 6, 1873) in black. The Karl Louis Index records just five covers to the Turks Islands, all from the same correspondence: this being the sole example with the arrival datestamp on the obverse. A fine cover to a very scarce destination Gi J106.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1984; Harmers, London, 20 Dec 1995, lot 640. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF460.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4639 image1867 (July 1): 2 s. pale blue, Plate 1, wmk. Spray, lettered DG, an unused example, fresh colour, minor horizontal bend not affecting the frontal appearance, large part og. A rare stamp unused. Signed A. Diena Gi J118(3) = £ 4'700.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 14 June 2005, lot 618. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,300.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4640 image1867 (July 1): 2 s. pale blue, Plate 1, wmk. Spray, lettered PF, used example with marginal imprint 'Two Shillings per Label' on 1876 cover from London to Bombay, India endorsed 'via Brindisi' paying the under ¾ ounce rate, tied by London duplex (Feb 18) in black. Reverse with 'Sea Post Office / F' cds of transit (Feb 25) and carried on the Steamer 'Travancore'. The adhesive with slight rub at lower right corner but a remarkable marginal usage and a most attractive cover Gi J118(3).rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 12 Oct 1999, lot 899. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4641 image1872 (April 12): 6 d. deep chestnut, Plate 11, wmk. Spray, lettered FF-FH / JF-JH, a used block of fifteeen (3 x 5), of lovely depth of colour, all cancelled by "The Exchange / Sunderland" circular datestamps (June 23, 1872) in black. Two stamps with minor bends of absoluetly no significance, second largest used multiple recorded in K. Louis Card Index. Charming and rare Gi J79(2) = £ 1'875+.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons Merkur, Frankfurt, 10-12 =ct 1974, lot 799; Phillips, London, 7 Feb 1991, lot 383. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF850.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4642 image1873 (April 24): 6 d. grey, Plate 12, wmk. Spray, lettered SA-SB / TA-TB, an unused block of four, corner marginal from lower left of sheet with Plate Number "12" in lower margin and "Crown / POSTAGE / 6 d" in blue at left, of fine colour and centering, fresh and very fine appearance, some age spots on reverse and paper hinge removed from margin, wrinkling on large part og. Rare Gi J81 = £ 10'000.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 2 Nov 1989, lot 163. As a block of eight, SC-SD / TC-TD detached; RL, London, 11 Dec 1990, lot 3497. As a block of four. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,400.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4643 image1873 (April 24): 6 d. grey, Plate 12, wmk. Spray, lettered OG, an unused example of good colour, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black. Fresh and very fine, large part og. Gi J81s = £ 375. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF180.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4644 image1874: De La Rue Die Proof for 5 s. value, 2nd Die, Plate 4, printed in black on glazed white card, with uncleared Plate Number and Corner Letters, handstamped "Aug. 14 1874" and endorsed BEFORE (Re) HARDENING with 'Re' inserted in manuscript and initialled 'FJ' in pencil at right. Minor soiling of no importance, the Karl Louis Card Index records just two examples (the other was ex Dale-Lichtenstein) of this rare and beautiful Proof Gi J123 = £ 5'000.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1994, lot 277. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,400.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4645 image1867 (April 18): 5 s. deep rose, Plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, lettered EJ, an imperforate Imprimatur, large margins all round, superb colour, minor wrinkles not affecting the appearance, large part og. Superb and of great scarcity, just 24 examples were removed from the Imprimatur sheet Gi J121(1) = £ 18'000.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 7 April 1994. lot 258. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF4,000.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4646 image1867 (July 1): 5 s. rose, Plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, perf. 15½ x 15, lettered DH, a used example of vibrant colour, neatly cancelled by "Cardiff Docks" cds (May 2, 1872) in black. A choice example of a scarce stamp. Gi J121(1) = £ 600. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4647 image1878 (April 25): De La Rue Die Proof for 10 s. value in black on glazed white card, with uncleared Corner Letters and Plate Number, the scratches on the face of the Die in the POSTAGE tablet have been reduced since 16-18 April Proof; heavy line under nose and outer lines not sharp, but the NW letter square repaired; handstamped "Apr. 25, 1878" in black. A rare and very fine Proof Gi J124 = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 26 Jan 1994, lot 797. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM
4648 image1878 (May 2): De La Rue Die Proof for 10 s. value in black on glazed white card, with uncleared Corner Letters and Plate Number, the ornaments above 'O.T.G.' of POSTAGE have been altered since the tuesday 30 April Proof and strengthened since the 1 May Proof, the NE letter square now repaired, handstamped "May 2, 1878" in black. A rare and very fine Proof Gi J124 = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 26 Jan 1994, lot 801. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-08, 11:59 PM

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