Auction Details
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 40)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 930 6109
Date: 29th September 2017 Time: 11:00AM
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1002
Click to view full image... 1841 (Feb 3) Entire letter from Selby to Wakefield bearing a 1d black, SL plate 7 with four large to very large margins cancelled by a red Maltese Cross, arrival and despatch backstamps, horizontal file fold, otherwise very fine. Photo on Page 160. £150-180
1003
Click to view full image... 1840 1d Black, TI plate 8 mint, four margins, large part original gum, large paper hinge remainder and a little light soiling but a good example of a mint 1d black from this uncommon plate. S.G. £16,500. Photo on Page 148. £800-1,200
1004
Click to view full image... 1840 1d Black, GD plate 8, four good even margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross, very fine. Photo on Page 154. £100-120
1005
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1840 1d Blacks used, plate 8 NJ with red Maltese Cross, ED and BJ with black Maltese Crosses, plate 9 LH and IE with red Maltese Crosses, all with four margins, ED a little close at left, otherwise very fine. (5). Photo on Page 148. £400-500
1006
Click to view full image... 1840 1d Black CI plate 11 used with a black Maltese Cross, three good margins, just touched at base. Also a matched 1d red CI from black plate 11, used, three margins, touched at right. An attractive plate 11 1d black, with R.P.S Certificate (1990). S.G. £4,600. Photo on Page 148. £250-350
1007
Click to view full image... 1840 2d Blue, DC, four margins, a little close at left, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. £900. Photo on Page 148. £100-120
1008
Click to view full image... 1841 (Nov 15) Entire letter from London to Wakefield franked at the 6d rate for a letter of 2-3oz by three single 1840 2d deep blue stamps, SG with four margins (close at lower left), QC touched at left with good margins on other sides, and SJ very fine with four large margins, each tied by a black Maltese Cross, despatch and arrival backstamps. A fine entire letter. Photo on Page 160. £500-600
1009
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1840-1901 Mainly used collection with some covers written up in two cased S.G. "Philatelic" Albums, including 1840 1d blacks (16, all plates, one on cover) with RC plate 10 large margins superb, AC plate 11 four margins (close at left), five others fine with four good margins; 1840 2d blues (2, one four margins); 1841 1d reds from the seven black plates, all fine, also a range of shades, plates, varieties, number in cross cancels; 1d Archer perf; 1854-61 1d and 2d stamps with Large and Small Crown watermarks in both perf 14 and 16, blued and white papers, Large Crown perf 14 2d (S.G. 27) on cover; 1858-79 1d plate numbers complete (225 creased), 2d plates with plate 15 pair mint; 1870 1/2d plates complete with plate 9, also plate 13 variety no watermark and 1 1/2d plates; embossed issues cut square with 10d just touched at base; surface printed issues include 1855 4d Small Garter pair on cover, 1880 2/- brown fine used, 1867 Maltese Cross 5/- plate 1 (BO1 cancel of Alexandria) and plate 2, and 10/-, Anchor £1 on blued paper (crayon marks) and £5 orange on white paper, 1876-77 Large Garter 4d vermilion, 4d sage-green (2), 4d grey-brown and 8d orange, 1883-84 blued paper 5/-, white paper 10/- (3), 1884 Imperial Crowns £1 and 1888 Orbs £1, 1883 lilac and green set, 1891 £1 green, etc. A useful collection, some faults though many better stamps in fine condition. Also "The Postage Stamps of G.B" Part 3 by Beaumont and Adams. (100s). Photo on Page 152. £7,500-10,000
1010
  1840-1986 Mint and used collection in two albums including 1840 1d blacks (2) and 2d blue (faults), 1915 De La Rue 10/- used with small Registered datestamp, some mint KGVI control blocks, QEII commemoratives mint largely complete, also a third album with some G.B and Commonwealth. (100s). £200-250
1011
Click to view full image... 1841 2d Blue, PB, four good even margins, cancelled by No. "12" in Maltese Cross, very fine. S.G. £550. Photo on Page 148. £80-100
1012
Click to view full image... 1841 2d Blue MH-NL plate 3 block of ten used, each with Maltese Cross cancel, the four end stamps touched or cut into on one side, otherwise four margins, MH and NH with thins and corner crease, still an attractive large block and uncommon with Maltese Crosses. Photo on Page 148. £900-1,000
1013
  QV-QEII Stamps including Officials (probably forgeries), underprints, range of 1d reds, some cancels, etc. (100s). £100-150
1014
  Line Engraved Issue Covers. 1845-80 Covers bearing 1d reds or 2d blues including 1d O.U.S overprint on 1862 cover, 2d blue covers (14) with pairs, etc. (24). £150-180
1015
Click to view full image... 1855 2d Blue perf 14, watermark Small Crown, plate 4, QF with vertical "SPECIMEN" handstamp type 2, mint large part gum, perforation tips trimmed at top and, more so, at the base. S.G. 23s, £1,700. Photo on Page 148. £120-150
1016
Click to view full image... 1847-54 Embossed issues, cut square, comprising 6d (3 margins, touched at top), 10d on piece (4 margins, close at base) used with 2d blue, 1/- (touched 2 sides, creased) and 1/- pair (faults, cut into), a useful group, the 10d finer than usual. (5). Photo on Page 154. £200-240
1017
  Embossed Issue Covers. 1850-54 Entire letters each bearing an embossed 1/- pair, comprising 1850 entire letter from Liverpool to USA with cut square pair, margins on all sides (right side crossed by vertical file fold), Liverpool F.R.H backstamp; and 1854 entire letter to Spain with 1d red and 1/- pair (cut square, each stamp touched on one or two sides). (2). £200-250
1018
Click to view full image... Embossed Issue Cover. 1854 Cover from London to Cape Town bearing a 2d blue (S.G. 19) and embossed 6d, cut square clear of the design on all sides, each cancelled Inland Branch "19" numeral, London and Cape Town backstamps. An attractive cover. Photo on Page 160. £200-250
1019
  Embossed Issue Covers. 1854-55 Covers and entire letter bearing embossed issues comprising 1854 entire letter to USA with 1/- tied by Sheffield 700 sideways duplex, cut square with huge margins but crossed by horizontal fold; 1855 cover to Spain with 10d, cut square, four margins; and 1855 cover to Holland with cut square 6d + 10d, two or three margins and both folded over the upper edge of the cover. (3). £150-200
1020
Click to view full image... 1870 Plate 9 vertical pair used, both stamps with a few slightly trimmed perfs. S.G. £1,700. Photo on Page 154. £100-120
1021
  1870 1/2d & 11/2d Covers. 1870-80 Covers and cards all bearing 1870 1/2d or 1 1/2d including 1/2d single uses on printed matter rate postcard to USA and covers to France, Sweden or sent internally (4), six singles paying the 3d rate to Germany, 1/2d wrapper to Sweden uprated 1/2d, 2d blue + 1/2d, two 1/2d stamps tied by Edinburgh "Posted Since 11 Last Night" duplexs, 1 1/2d covers (3) including 1d (2) + 1 1/2d pair on registered cover. (24). £180-240
1022
  1d Red Plate Number Covers. c.1858-80 Covers, entire letter, cards and a few fronts bearing 1d red plate numbers mounted in plate number order in three albums, the plates virtually complete (just missing plates 77, 157), including late fees, underpaid mail, some fine c.d.s cancels, many printed matter 1d rates to abroad, multiples, scarce red unframed "L" late fee handstamp on 1d printed matter to Nova Scotia; plate 130 (3) on cover to USA with red "21", New York Advertised datestamp and "Cannot be Found"; plate 160 on pictorial Manchester Order of Oddfellows cover; plate 114 + 1/- on 1870 entire letter to India redirected with boxed "BOMBAY BG 2 AS" and "RE-POSTED"; plate 120 with superb 1869 Azemar machine cancel; plate 124 (5) on 1870 registered cover cancelled at Oban with manuscript "Registered at Kilmelford" and plate 124 single on incoming naval cover cancelled "466" with red Liverpool Packet c.d.s; plate 225 with perfin "BM" on cover from Chatham (possibly the only known plate 225 perfin?), plate 219 with fine early Liverpool square circle on circular to Spain; plate 222 and 224 singles; plate 223 pair + 1/2d on cover to Canada, etc. (400). £600-800
1023
  Surface Printed Covers. 1855-64 Covers all bearing 1855-57 or 1862-64 surface printed issues including 1855 cover to France with 4d Small Garter on deeply blued paper (2, one with corner fault), 6d on 1860 entire to Norway with Hull Ship Letter datestamp, 6d pair on 1859 entire letter from Belfast to Malta, 1860 cover to H.M.S Agamemnon at Gibraltar franked 1d (3) + 6d sent overland with blue "S" in circle and matching Gibraltar c.d.s, 1/- pair on 1860 entire to Peru, 1862 small corner letters issue with Parliamentary Notice rate cover sent within Scotland bearing 1d + 6d, 1/- on 1864 cover to Queensland with Brisbane backstamp, etc., some with faults. (23). £200-250
1024
  1857-84 Mint or unused selection including 1857 1d pale-rose pair, 1858-79 1d plate 171 block of six, 1870 1/2d (7), 1875 3d plate 17, 1884 6d green (paper adhering to reverse), various faults. Also 1d red plates 222, 223, 224 (2) and 225 (repaired) used. (46). £160-200
1025
  Surface Printed Covers. 1866-78 Covers and a front bearing 1865-73 surface printed issues with large uncoloured corner letters, including 1870 cover to Mauritius with 1d pair + 4d plate 11 pair, 1866 cover from Malta with 3d plate 4 pair, 1871 entire letter to Portugal with two 6d plate 9 pairs, 1868 entire to Constantinople bearing 9d straw with Austrian P.O arrival backstamp, 1867 cover to Switzerland with 10d red-brown, 1/- covers to Mexico (2) and Jamaica, etc., some faults. (43). £200-250
1026
  Surface Printed Covers. 1875-84 Covers bearing 2 1/2d rosy-mauve (15) or 2 1/2d blue (15), including 2 1/2d rosy-mauve on blued paper (2, one an early July 8 1875 use to Portugal with "P. BRITANNICO / LISBOA" c.d.s), July 12 1875 use from Gibraltar to Malta (probably the earliest recorded Gibraltar use), 2 1/2d rosy-mauve plate 17, 2 1/2d blue plate 17 pair on cover to a ship at Singapore with "PENANG TO SINGAPORE / PAID" c.d.s on the front, 1883 cover to Austria with 2 1/2d plate 23 (3) + 1d each tied "LONDON & DOVER T.P.O / NIGHT MAIL" c.d.s, etc., some faults. (30). £250-300
1027
  Surface Printed Covers. 1873-83 Covers (13) and a front bearing surface printed issues including 8d orange on covers to India or New Zealand, 1883 registered bankruptcy notice with 3d on 3d, 1882 entire letter to Mexico via New York with 4d grey-brown plate 17, and a very attractive front to USA hand illustrated with a knight holding a shield bearing 6d on 6d + 1880 2d. (14). £150-180
1028
  Surface Printed Covers. 1876 Registered cover from Twickenham franked 1d + 1876 4d vermilion plate 15, and 1881 cover from Wimbledon to India franked 1d + 1880 4d grey-brown plate 17, two unusual 5d rate frankings, the 1876 4d vermilion a very uncommon stamp on cover. (2). £140-160
1029
  Surface Printed Covers. 1881-90 Covers with 1880-81 surface printed issues including 1881 5d indigo on covers to Japan and India, also 1d postal fiscal single use and a pair + 1/2d + 1d on late fee cover to USA. (9). £150-180
1030
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1881-1901 Mint and used issues, selection on pages including 1883 2/6 (2), 5/- (3) and 10/-, 1884 Imperial Crowns £1 brown (small corner thin, good appearance), 1883-84 4d and 6d green mint, 1891 £1 green (2, minor faults), etc. S.G. £7,000+. (88). Photo on Page 152. £600-700
1031
  Surface Printed Covers. 1884-87 Covers all bearing 1883-84 lilac and green issue including cover to Canada with 1d + 2d tied "CALEDONIAN T.P.O DAY UP" c.d.s, 5d on registered cover to Bohemia, 2 1/2d pair + 5d on cover to Singapore, 2 1/2d + 5d on cover to Persia, 6d to Natal or Cape Colony, 4d pair (one with corner fault) + 1/- on cover to Mauritius, etc., a few faults. (12). £180-200
1032
  Jubilee Issue Covers. 1887-1901 Covers all bearing 1887 2 1/2d including entire letters or covers to Norway (14), 1890-92 covers from Richmond to Capt. Young on S.S Fulford (16) at various destinations including Colombo, Constantinople, Rangoon, Galatz, Port Said, etc. (31). £100-150
1033
  Jubilee Issue Covers. 1889-1902 Covers and cards (24) and fronts (2) all bearing Jubilee issue stamps including 2d pair on registered cover to Ceylon, 1/2d + 3d block of four on cover to Germany, 1/- + 5d + 3d on parcel front to USA, and 1900 2d registration envelope to Germany bearing 1/2d green + 5d + 1900 1/- green and carmine (scarce on cover), etc. (26). £150-180
1034
Click to view full image... 1891 £1 Green fine used with Edinburgh c.d.s. S.G. 212, £800. Photo on Page 148. £120-150
1035
Click to view full image... 1891 £1 Green fine used with London E.C hooded circle datestamp. S.G. 212, £800. Photo on Page 148. £120-150
1036
Click to view full image... Surface Printed Cover. 1901 (July 5) Small tie-on parcel tag addressed to an Officer in South Africa, bearing QV 2/6 and 5/- each tied by "West Kensington, Nr Rail Sta." c.d.s, the stamps applied over the address (which was presumably also written on the parcel), the 5/- with surface scrape but a rare postal use of these two high value stamps. Photo on Page 154. £200-250
1037
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1902-10 KEVII 2/6 mint and £1 used with Guernsey cancel, both fine, also a few lower values. S.G. £1,105. Photo on Page 152. £200-240
1038
Click to view full image... 1902-51 KEVII-KGVI Mint and used collection written up in a cased S.G. "Philatelic" Album with all KEVII printings including most listed shades, De La Rue and Somerset House 2/6 - £1 used; 1911-12 Downey Heads with most shades and some watermark varieties; 1912-26 Mackennal Heads with shades, watermark varieties, 1912 1d "Q" for "O" unmounted mint within a block of six, 1 1/2d "PENCF" variety mint within a pair, 6d perf 14 (2), 1924-26 Block Cypher 1 1/2d tete-beche pair mint; Seahorse issues with Waterlow 2/6 - £1 used, De La Rue 2/6 (3), 5/- and 10/- used, Bradbury Wilkinson set mint and used (all 2/6 shades), 1934 re-engraved set used; 1924-25 Wembley issues mint and used with some covers; 1929 PUC £1 mint; 1934-36 set mint and used with sideways watermark 2d; 1935 Silver Jubilee booklet panes; 1936-51 issues complete mint and used with 1939 10/- dark blue unmounted. A good collection, mainly fine. (100s). Photo on Pages 152 & 154. £1,600-2,000
1039
Click to view full image... 1911 (June 8) Picture postcard from Harrogate to Paris bearing 1911 KEVII 1d aniline pink, an exceptionally fine example of this scarce shade on cover. S.G. 275, £375 as a stamp. Photo on Page 160. £200-250
1040
Click to view full image... 1911 (Aug 17) Picture postcard from Great Yarmouth bearing 1911 1/2d Downey Head perf 14 error, a good example of this scarce perf error and an early use. S.G. 322a, £1,000 as a stamp. Photo on Page 160. £350-450
1041
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1913 £1 Green fine mint. Also a used example, small surface scratch at left but still very reasonable appearance with c.d.s cancel. S.G. 403, £4,900. (2). Photo on Page 152. £700-800
1042
  1913-c.2000 Mint definitives in a stockbook with 1913 Waterlow 5/- and 1915 De La Rue 2/6 (both small faults), Wilding booklet panes, a good range of decimal Machin cylinder blocks, high value Machin and Castle definitives in gutter blocks (face £165). £240-280
1043
  1924-70 Unmounted mint commemoratives in two stockbooks including 1929 P.U.C 1d watermark sideways (2), 1948 £1 (2), cylinder and plate number blocks, etc. (100s). £100-120
1044
  1924-70 Predecimal issues, a large mint accumulation of commemoratives, Wildings and Machins with many complete sheets and large blocks, Phosphor Graphite sets (4), 1962-67 Phosphor issues, control and cylinder blocks, Machin 2d + 2d + 3d + 1d + 4d coil roll largely complete, 1d x 4 + 2d x 2 booklet panes (100), se-tenant panes from the £1 Cooks booklets (20), a few KGVI issues and some Guernsey. (Many 100s). £200-300
1045
Click to view full image... 1924-80 Commemoratives, mint collection in two S.G. albums, complete with PUC £1 and all QEII phosphor issues, all 1968-80 issues and 1962-67 phosphor issues all unmounted. Also seven stockbooks or albums containing mainly modern used and some foreign. (1000s). Photo on Page 154. £300-350
1046
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC unmounted mint. S.G. £1,100. Photo on Page 154. £250-300
1047
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC mint. S.G. £750. Photo on Page 154. £200-240
1048
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC mint. S.G. £750. Photo on Page 154. £200-240
1049
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC mint, very lightly mounted. S.G. £750. Photo on Page 154. £220-250
1050
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC mint, margin at right. S.G. £750. Photo on Page 154. £220-250
1051
Click to view full image... 1929 £1 PUC mint, tiny tone spot on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. £750. Photo on Page 154. £180-220
Auction Details
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Sale Number 40)
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 930 6109
Date: 29th September 2017 Time: 11:00AM
Details: Viewing:
Please contact Argyll Etkin for full viewing details
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