Advanced Search  
 Home

     Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueCatalogue by themeImprints & Plate Numbers

 
 

Jump To Lot

  

- Click on the Image for a Larger Image Version.
- Check on our symbols and terminology.
- PDF Version available


Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Imprints & Plate Numbers



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised


575

ps

b

1870 First Issue Smaller Size d lilac with chromolithographed illustration 'PEACE AND GOODWILL/TO YOU ALL/[Yule Log]' & 'JOHN S DAY...' Imprint at the base, a few blemishes on the address side, addressed but otherwise unused. Ex Keith Harrison.

This & the next two lots are from the first-ever series of mass-produced Christmas cards, printed in 1871 by John S Day of London. They are also the earliest known postcards with multi-colour illustrations.

500.00

$600.00T




576

c

a-

1870 First Issue ditto, 'COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON' & Poem, similarly addressed but unused. Ex Keith Harrison.

500.00

$550.00T




577

c

b

1870 First Issue ditto, 'A/MERRY/Christmas/AND/A HAPPY NEW YEAR', postally used to Cornwall with London duplex cancel of JA1/72, a bit soiled on the address side. Ex Keith Harrison. [Plus a facsimile of a fourth design]

500.00

$550.00T




Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Imprints & Plate Numbers



       View Catalogue in Country Order       View Catalogue in Lot Order