Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueGREAT BRITAIN
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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - GREAT BRITAIN
Array including Penny Black with three good margins, White Line Added 2d with 4 margins, 1862 1/- SG 90, 2/- blue Plate 1, 1877 4d sage-green, mint Jubilees including 10d, officials including Government Parcels 1887-91 9d x3, 1/- green x3 & 1/- green & carmine, also a 1905 philatelic cover with multiple 'LIVERPOOL/LANDING STAGE' cds, plus pedestrian 20th century including a stockbook with decimal Machins. (Qty 100s)
Stamps and postal history collection in two volumes the first with pre-stamp covers including three with 'Add/½' or '½' h/s, 1850 1d Envelope from Old Rain (boxed b/s) to Aberdeen, Postal Cards & Registration Envelopes, official mail plus London District, Scottish or Irish postmarks; the second volume with 20th century array including taxed covers & postal stationery plus Machins & booklets or booklet panes, condition variable. (Qty few 100s)
Mint collection in blue Rapkin springback album including QEII high values to £2 *, plus 1841 Mulready Envelope, Penny Red covers including 1844 with 'EDGE-HILL' & 1845 with 'SUMMER HILL' h/s in black and 1860 to Geelong via Marseilles (vertical stain clear of the franking), plus additional predominantly modern covers and assorted stamps in packets. (Qty 300+)
Unusual lot with two "Whiting Essays" being facsimiles from the "Art Union Journal" (1848), Prince Regent imperf "dummy stamps" in purple, carmine or blue, array of revenues including a marvellously elaborate playing cards wrapper with 'DUTY/THREEPENCE', two early newspapers with 1d in red, Money Orders QV 1/-, KGV 1/-, QEII 1/6d & 5/-, Great Western Railway parcel stamps (7, mixed condition).
1840 "Penny Blacks" attractively presented selection but definitely the scruffiest group we've ever offered, some apparently plated, a couple with full margins. "Spacefillers", but lots of them! (Qty 29 + 2 covers)
1840-76 "Tuppence Blues" attractively presented single-frame exhibit with five 1840 2d (one with 3½ margins, one with Re-Entry at Upper-Right with 4 margins but thinned, three are poor), awful group of 1841s, some nice stamps in the perforated plates including with bold 'K' cancel of King & Co. (Qty 53)
1841-53 "Penny Reds" annotated collection of imperforate stamps with many varieties and some postmark interest including numbered Maltese Crosses with very fine strikes of Numbers 1 6 8 9 10 & 11, a few covers, the stamps in very mixed condition. (Qty 180 approx)
1854-79 "Penny Reds" attractively presented collection with good range of "Stars" with lots of Re-Entries etc, then extensive range of "Plates" with most numbers but no '225', a few covers including a newspaper piece with strip of 3, some postmark interest. (Qty 270 approx)
1863-80 "Penny Reds" largely complete including Plates #219, 222, 223, 224 & 225 (a tad aged, Cat £700), mostly tied to small pieces by duplex cancels, generally better than average condition. (Qty 151 items)
1870 New Values annotated group with ½d x21 including an example of each of the plates including Plate '9', and 1½d x7 (shades), good to fine, Cat £1400+. (Qty 28)
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1887-92 Jubilee £1 green SG 212 ['K - A'], well centred, some very minor soiling at base, 1901 'LOMBARD ST' (London) cds, Cat £750.
1929 PUC £1 black SG 438, excellent centring, weak corner perf at lower-left, boxed parcels cancel in black, Cat £550.
1971-1998 collection approximately 70% complete in two Davo hingeless albums with commemorative sets, se-tenants, M/Ss, Machins (including Regionals) and a few FDCs, some toning on 1970s issues otherwise fine. Albums alone are worth a fair proportion of the estimate. (Qty 100s)
BOOKLETS: KEVII to QEII booklets collection mostly on exhibit pages including 1904 2/0½d SG BA1 (cover creasing, Cat £450), 1935 Jubilee #BB16 & #BB28, 1935 "BOVRIL" #BB17 (edition #351, Cat £575) and #BB2 (edition #317, Cat £525), KEVIII 2/- & 3/- #BC2 & 3, KGVI #BD8 & 20, QEII range including £sd #F34 and decimals including 1972 £1 Wedgwood booklet and an FDC with the ½d Sideband booklet pane, plus commemorative & Prestige types, some early booklets in variable condition but generally fine, Cat £2500+. (Qty 130+)