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Great Britain continued...

1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11 continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50040   image1840 (Nov 15) Wrapper sent within Scotland from Edinburgh to Linlithgow with 1840 1d black pl.4 FG with good to large margins tied by neat red MC, reverse with despatch cds, a very fine large-margined example of a penny black on cover.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 500

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50041   image1840 1d black pl.4 GK on entire letter from Haddington to Edinburgh, neatly tied by a virtually perfect strike of the Maltese cross in a brown shade, fine and most attractive. Rare.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 1,300

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50042   image1840 1d. black, OB, Pl. 4, very large margins all round, neatly cancelled by a very fine strike of the distinctive Manchester "Fishtail" Maltese cross in black; fine.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 350

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50043 O   image1840 1d black pl.5 QD, close to large margins all around, neatly cancelled by red Maltese cross and "P.P. No 15" in blue; fine and rare, cert. RPS (1969).(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 750

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50044 O   image1840 1d Black pl.6 AC, fine to large margins, black MC, very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 90

SOLD for GBP 90.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50045   image1841 (Feb 15) Wrapper from Dublin, Ireland, to London, with 1840 1d black pl.6 AE/BF block of four, just cut into in places, neatly tied by black MCs, reverse with despatch and arrival bs, cover refolded for display, some minor cover imperfections, a rare usage from Ireland with a block of four and a very early usage of black ink for the Maltese Cross.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50046   image1840 (Nov 9) Entire from London to Chelmsford with 1840 1d black pl.6 MF, just about touched at top otherwise good margins tied by neat red MC, with elaborate ink drawings inside of Calais lighthouse, town hall and market place on one page and on another scenes of Guy Fawkes night, with the sender describing the burning of the Guy and the fireworks, later lamenting that the architects, mathematicians, artists, politicians, engineers, etc. worship their craft and not the "Almighty God", typhoid fever and so on, a fascinating and beautiful account of life in 1840s Britain.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 4,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50047   image1841 (Nov 29) Envelope from Manchester to Dartford bearing on reverse four complete wafer seals printed in black on blue, green (2) and pink paper, one advertising ''THREE HUNDRED Beautiful Adhesive HINT WAFERS FOR CHRISTIANS'', two tied by Manchester and London cds with Dartford arrival adjacent, franked with 1840 1d greyish-black pl.6 OA with clear to good margins except just shaved at foot of ''O'' square, with tied by black Maltese Cross, very scarce.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 1,000

SOLD for GBP 850.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50048   image1840 1d Red pl.9 from the "black plate", DA-DL, a superb unmounted mint complete horizontal row with sheet margin at either end, large margins on other sides; tiny scissor cut in the margin between DF and DG mentioned only for accuracy otherwise simply perfection and unique as a complete row, a major rarity, cert. BPA (1989), ex the Dublin Find, Moreton, Dale and Wills.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 75,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50049 ,, SG 7 image1841 1d Red-Brown pl.10 IE/JF mint block of four with good even margins, only tiny trace of hinge on one stamp, JF showing "J" flaw variety, very fine and amazingly fresh multiple (SG Spec. £12'500).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 3,000

SOLD for GBP 3,000.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50050   image1840 1d black pl.10 TD, good to large margins all around used on entire from Plymouth to Hull dated July 1841, neatly tied by a fine strike of the distinctive Plymouth Maltese cross in black, a fine and very attractive example of this rare cross (S.G. £9'000).(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 5,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50051   image1840 1d black pl.11 PL, good to very large margins neatly tied to entire letter dated 13th March 1841 by a good strike of the black Maltese cross; plus a matching 1d red pl.11 PL used on entire, cert. RPS (1975) for the 1d black.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50052 O   image1840 1d. black selection of 9 unplated examples all with good to large margins, 5 with red cross, three with black cross including one with the distinctive Manchester cross; one example of unused appearance. Generally good to fine.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image 8) (Image 9)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

SOLD for GBP 1,000.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50053 O   image1840 1d black, four unplated heavily faded used examples, sold as space fillers.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
50054 O   image1840 2d blue pl.1 AD and pl.1 HD, with AD in deep full blue showing fine to good margins, red MC, very; and HD in pale blue just shaved at top left, small fault at top, but showing a stunning crisp red MC.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 300.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50055   image1840 (Oct 1) Wrapper from Funchal, Madeira, to Plymouth with 1840 2d blue pl.1 BL, fine to large margins, tied by a fine strike of the "DEAL / SHIP LETTER" framed hs (Robertson type S.8), reverse with London arrival, some minor peripheral faults, a famous and unique usage of the 1840 Two Pence, an exhibition showpiece for the Line Engraved or Ship Mail collector, cert. BPA (1988). Note: Illustrated in "A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles" by Alan W. Robertson.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 40,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50056 O,Forgery   image1840 2d pale blue pl.1 FD-FE pair, good to large margins, the stamps quite faded from being cleaned with forged cancellations added, sold as is.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 300

SOLD for GBP 300.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50057   image1840 (Aug 25) Wrapper from Greenock to Glasgow (Scotland) with 1840 2d blue pl.1 KJ-KL strip of three, good to large margins and showing a worn state of the plate, tied by neat red MCs, reverse with despatch and arrival bs which are hidden due to the cover being refolded at left for display, superb quality.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 4,000

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50058   image1841 (Apr 25) Entire letter from Thurso via Falmouth to Captain Henderson, the master of H.M.S. Gorgon in the Mediterranean, bearing 1840 2d blue pl.1 LG-LL strip of six paying the 1s prepaid letter rate up to ½oz. the strip neatly tied by good strikes of the black Maltese cross. A spectacular overseas destination and one of the most famous covers of this classic issue, cert. Oliva (1962) and E. Diena (1984).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 16,000

SOLD for GBP 12,000.00
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM
50059 O   image1840 2d deep blue pl.1 MA-MD horizontal strip of four, good to very large margins all round, neatly cancelled by 1844 type postmarks in black, small scissor cut in top margin between MA-MB, not detracting from the fine appearance, a rare multiple.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 2,400

CLOSED
Closing..Dec-15, 11:59 PM

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