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Great Britain continued...

Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Tria... continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
60080   image1837 William Wyon City Medal in bronze, 55mm, to celebrate Victoria's first visit to the City of London after her accession to the throne, one side showing the Queen's head which was the model for the head on the line-engraved postage stamps of 1840–79, including the Penny Black, 1847–54 embossed stamps of and the postal stationery from 1841–1901, slight rubbing to high lights otherwise fine and scarce, with only 350 examples struck in bronze, see SG Spec Vol 1 pg. 7, an ideal frontispiece to a Line Engraved, Embossed or Postal Stationery exhibit collection.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Get Market Data for [Great Britain Collection]

Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60081   18389 ca. Four examples of background trials by Ebenezer Bacon and Co. London, printed in black on wove paper (138 x 226mm) showing various designs mainly circular in nature with fine printed details used to illustrate their capabilities in reproducing granular detail, in good to fine condition just some minor aging and the odd blemish to the outer edges, scarce examples.(Image 1)

Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60082 ,   image1840 Perkins Bacon background trials, eight pieces from the archives illustrating the complex machine turned design they were capable of producing, these being similar in design to the background trials illustrated in the GB QV Specialised volume I; condition is very mixed, soiling, age staining, tears; a fascinating accumulation.(Image 1)

Get Market Data for [Great Britain Collection]

Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60083 Proof S.G. DP20B(d) image1840 1d Rainbow trial (state 2) in drab on bluish laid paper from the foot of the sheet, pos.3/2, showing "tiny dash" in SE corner, very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP20B(d)]

Estimate. GBP 800

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60084 ,Proof S.G. DP20C(b) image1840 1d Rainbow trial (state 3), complete sheet of 12 impressions printed in dull blue on white wove gummed paper, the lower left endorsed in the hand of Edwin Hill "Sup. Specimens No. 2", very rare exhibition showpiece being one of two recorded sheets in private hands on gummed paper (this example endorsed "2" with another single sheet known to exist endorsed "No 1", listed but not priced in SG), ex Atkinson and Baillie.(Image 1)

Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP20C(b)]

Estimate. GBP 20,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60085 Proof SG S.G. DP20C(b image1840 1d Red-Brown Rainbow Trial (state 3) imperforate horizontal pair from the right of the sheet on white wove paper, showing part of the paper makers watermark; very fresh and fine. Rare.(Image 1)

Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP20C(b)]

Estimate. GBP 1,800

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60086 Proof SG S.G. DP20C(b image1840 1d Red-Brown Rainbow trial (state 3) on white wove paper from the top of the sheet; fresh and fine (S.G. from £3'500).(Image 1)

Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP20C(b)]

Estimate. GBP 800

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60087 Proof SG S.G. DP39a image1878 1d mauve fugitive ink trial, pl.191, AD, from the top of the sheet showing small part inscription, large part o.g., stunning colour and a beautiful example of this very rare trial printing.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP39a]

Estimate. GBP 1,800

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60088 Proof SG S.G. DP44 image1841 2d red-brown trial printing on "Dickinson" silk thread paper with void corner and letter squares; large part o.g., an extremely fine example of this major exhibition quality rarity, of which only 24 examples were printed, eight of which are in the Royal Philatelic collection and many of the other examples in other institutionalised collections, cert. RPS (1969) (S.G. £35,000).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [Great Britain S.G. DP44]

Estimate. GBP 8,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60089   image1865 Department of Science and Art prize medal, 55mm, bronze, with Wyon's portrait of Queen Victoria on one side with "QUEEN VICTORIA BY THE GRACE OF GOD" surround and prize legend on reverse, very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60090 Proof S.G. DP46a image1871 2d Ormond Hill die proof in deep blue on thin white wove paper on card (60 x 60mm), with un-inked "NEW DIE" and "1" reversed at top, a fine example of this very rare proof, ex Shaida.(Image 1)

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Estimate. GBP 6,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
60091 O,   image1840 1d. black, a superb used set of the twelve plates (1a-XI) each with large balanced margins and beautifully cancelled by superb strikes of the black Maltese cross; a few minor faults though an exceptional set which is extremely difficult to replicate in this quality.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image 8) (Image 9) (Image 10) (Image 11)

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Estimate. GBP 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60092 O   image1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a CA, four margins, cancelled by a complete upright Maltese cross in red; very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 190

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60093 O   image1840 1d grey-black pl.1a (heavily worn plate) GD, with good to huge margins, neatly cancelled by red MC, tiny scuff at lower right and faint trace of a corner bend, a striking example.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60094 O,   image1840 1d intense black pl. 1a JA, four margins, red Maltese Cross, wmk small crown inverted, constant variety blind "A", very fine used and rare example, cert. Brandon (2017) (S.G. Spec. AS1g £4'000).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60095 O   image1840 1d black, Pl.1a LB-LC pair, four margins, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red, pairs on this plate are scarce; very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 450

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60096 O   image1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a LE, four margins, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red; fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 150

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60097 O   image1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a NH, four margins, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red; fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 85

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60098 O   image1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a QK, four margins, cancelled by a double strike of a Scottish Maltese cross in black, scarce on this plate; very fine, (SG Spec AS2f £1'200).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. GBP 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM
60099 O   image1840 1d grey black, Pl.1a SI-SJ pair, four margins, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red, Brandon certificate states "vertical crease in margin between stamps", pairs on this plate are scarce; very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. GBP 450

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-16, 11:59 PM

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