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Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
4669 image1878 (April 29): 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 and left hand ornament have been removed since the friday 26 April Proof; the "web" under lower corner letter ornaments has been removed and bottom line of background shading is thin; handstamped "Apr. 29, 1878" in black. A rare and very fine Proof Gi J124 = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 26 Jan 1994, lot 799. (Image 1)



Currently...CHF 750.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4670 image1878 (May 1): 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, the NE letter square now with damage at right, handstamped "May 1, 1878" in black. A rare and very fine Proof. Signed A. Diena Gi J124 = £ 3'500.rnProvenance: Collection J.B. Seymour, Robson Lowe 6 June 1951, lot 938; Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1992, lot 295; Collection Heinz Reck, 2 Nov. 1994, lot 453; Collection John O. Griffiths, Stanley Gibbons 12 Feb. 1981, lot 233. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 750.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4671 image1878: Colour Trial Proof for the 10 s. value, wmk. Maltese Cross, imperforate, lettered DB, printed in bistre, large margins all round and sheet margin at base with part '(POS)TAGE' imprint, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black, some wrinkles on large part og. Small fault at top but scarce and most attractive Gi J124 = £ 2'400.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 26 Jan 1994, lot 807. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 350.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4672 image1878 (Sept 26): Colour Trial for the £ 1 value in dull orange on white paper, Plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, lettered CD-CE / DD-DE, an imperforate block of four from corner of the sheet, with imprint POUND / TWENTY £1 POST', each stamp overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black. Fresh and very fine, superb large part or unmounted og. A rare and most appealing multiple Gi J126 = £ 10'800.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1992, lot 312. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 1,200.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4673 image1878 (Sept 26): £ 1 brown-lilac, Plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, perf. 15½ x 15, lettered HC-HD, a used horizontal pair of outstanding rich colour, each stamp cancelled by "Liverpool Exchange" circular datestamp (July 31, 1882) in black. A magnificent and rare multiple Gi J126 = £ 9'000.rnProvenance: Collection Bainbridge, Harmer Auction 29-31 Jan. 1945, lot 403; Harmer Auction 1 March 1983, lot 342. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 1,500.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4674 image1883 (Feb): 10 s. grey-green on blued paper, Plate 1, wmk. Anchor, perf. 14, lettered AD, a used example of fine appearance, horizontal creases at base, cancelled by "Hope St. / Manchester" circular datestamp (Sept 18, 1883) in black. Despite imperfections an attractive early usage Gi J125 = £ 5'200. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 750.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4675 image1882 (Dec): £ 1 brown-lilac on blued paper, wmk. Anchor, perf. 14, lettered DB-DC / EB-EC, an unused block of four of excellent colour on very blued paper, each stamp overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black. DC with horizontal crease and small piece of black card paper adhering to gum, otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. A most attractive and extremely rare multiple Gi J127t = £ 48'000.rnProvenance: Collection J.B. Seymour, Robson Lowe Auction 29 Oct. 1952, lot 425. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Currently...CHF 6,000.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4676 image1882 (Dec): £ 1 brown-lilac on blued paper, Plate 1, wmk. Anchor, perf. 14, lettered CA, an unused example of perfect centering, perforations and delicate true colour, fresh and very fine, superb original gum. An immaculate example of this great rarity and most probably the finest known. Cert. BPA (1966) Gi 132 = £ 140'000.rnProvenance: Collection Baron de Worms, Harmers 9 May 1938, lot 150; Collection Dr. Douglas Latto, Phillips, London, 22 Oct 1992, lot 331. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Currently...CHF 40,000.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4677 image1882 (March 9): £ 5 orange on lightly blued paper, wmk. Anchor, lettered DB, an imperforate Imprimatur, large margins all round but the colour slightly aged and some discolouration at edges removed, large part og. Just 28 stamps were removed from the two panes of 28, with a block of four (CL-DM) still in the British Postal Museum, the neighboring single DA in the same place (ex Reginald M. Phillips), and a single in the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, leaving just 22 in private hands. Rare Gi J128 = £ 35'000.rnProvenance: Collection Joseph Silkin, Harmers 14-16 June 1971, ex lot 506; Stanley Gibbons 21 May 1975, lot 491. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Currently...CHF 4,000.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4678 image1884 (Nov 22): £ 5 orange on blued paper, wmk. Anchor, lettered AK, an unused example of superb centering and colour, overprinted SPECIMEN three times (twice diagonally, once horizontally) in black (Type 9). See Dr. John Horsey stating in 'The £5 Orange' on page 109 that just 24 stamps in all were overprinted thus for use as colour standards, all being on blued paper. Fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare Gi J128ua = £ 6'800. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 1,000.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4679 image1882 (March 21): £ 5 orange on white paper, wmk. Anchor, lettered DC, a used example of rich colour, cancelled by neat single circle "Glasgow" datestamp (June 8, 1894) in black. Tiny blue crayon mark at right, otherwise superb Gi J128a = £ 4'750. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 1,000.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4680 image1883/84: Lilac & Green issue, the set of nine values, complete less the ½ d. slate, fresh and fine unused, each overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 9) in black, large part og. Scarce and most appealing Gi K18s/K26s = £ 1'700+. (Image 1)



Currently...CHF 300.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4681 image1884 (Feb 20): ½ d. slate-blue, an imperforate Imprimatur, ample to large margins all round, in a resonant very deep shade, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi K17A = £ 350. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 100.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4682 image1883: De La Rue Die Proof for the 1½ d. value, printed in black on glazed white card, dated "4 AUG 83" and endorsed BEFORE HARDENING in black. Fresh and very fine, a rare Proof Gi K18 = £ 1'600.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 7 April 1994, lot 370. (Image 1)



Currently...CHF 300.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4683 imageStamp Committee 1884 (April 1-Oct 30): Colour Trial for the 1½ d. value, lettered AD, printed in bright brown on white wmk. Crown paper, perf. 14; probably removed from the Trial sample sheet, fresh and fine, unused with large part gum. Rare Gi = £ 2'100.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 24 Aug 2005, lot 502.rn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 300.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4684 image1883: De La Rue Die Proof for the 2½ d. value, printed in black on glazed white card, dated "28 JUL 83" and endorsed BEFORE HARDENING in black. Fresh and very fine, a rare Proof Gi K20 = £ 1'600.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 7 April 1994, lot 383. (Image 1)



Currently...CHF 300.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4685 imageStamp Committee 1884 (April 1-Oct 30): Colour Trial for the 3 d. value, printed in purple on blue unwatermarked thick paper, comb perf. 14, fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare and most appealing Trial Gi = £ 550. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 150.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4686 image1884 (April 1): 3 d. lilac, lettered GE-GF / HE-HF, an unused block of four in a dull lilac shade, large part or unmounted slightly browned og. A most attractive multiple Gi K21 = £ 1'120.rn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 200.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4687 image1884 (April 1): 4 d. dull green, lettered OK-OL / PK-PL, an unused block of four of fresh colour, well centred with large part og., the lower pair unmounted og. Small area of colour loss on PK at base not detracting from the appearance of a rare multiple Gi K22 = £ 2'320..rnProvenance: DF, Zurich, Nov 1991, lot 10127. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 400.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM
4688 image1884 (April 1): 4 d. dull green, lettered EL, a superb used example cancelled by bold "Plymouth Ship Letter" circular datestamp (Oct 15, 1888) in black. Most attractive Gi K22 = £ 200. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Currently...CHF 100.00
Closing..May-29, 11:59 PM

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