Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueGREAT BRITAIN
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Accumulation mostly used in various albums with some QV then quantity of KGV and later issues, a few modern **, condition mixed but many fine. Weighs 12kg.
Extensive collection remainders with a very fine "Penny Black", QV ½d vermilion with 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp, KEVIII booklet panes x8, c.1952 Harrison & Sons "dummy stamps" No 17 33 & 39 on presentation cards, QEII Phosphor/Graphite PO Pack (very scarce), array of modern Commemoratives plus Christmas NVI booklets and 2007 & 2008 'Special Stamp' Year Albums, range of KEVII & KGV Controls, quantity of Machins to High Values including Cylinder Blocks, etc. Allow time to inspect.
Packet of Classics on piece removed from covers to Victoria including Embossed 1/- cut-square, 1855-57 6d pair & 1/- x3, etc, mostly with numeral cancels including duplexes, condition variable. Never before on the market.
(Qty 100 approx)
Box of modern issues with loads of Machins including "prestige" booklet panes, also "Frama"-type labels etc, face value £280 approximately; also a bundle of Post Office packs for definitive issues including high value Machins & Castles, face value £100+.
Three large albums of Cylinder Blocks of 6 with pre-decimals including High Values, Decimals with a high degree of completeness to £5, unmounted. Research them, or use them for postage!
(Qty few 100 blocks)
1870 Three Halfpence Error of Lettering 'OP/PC' SG 53, a little aged, BN '864' of Wells clear of the corner letters, Cat £2000. Acquired from Stanley Gibbons for £1350 retail.
1847-54 Embossed 1/- pale green SG 54, margins just clear to good, 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp Type 1 in Red, large-part o.g., Cat £3000.
Buy NowPrice $750.00 + Buyer's Premium
1867-80 Rose 6d 'SIX PENCE' (No Hyphen) SG 109 Plate '8' , poorly centred; and 1880-83 Crown 6d grey SG 161 Plate '17', exceptional centring; large-part o.g., Cat £1225.
1867-83 High Values Wmk Anchor White Paper 10/- greenish grey Plate 1 SG 135, very well centred, small professional repair at upper-right corner, indistinct 1884 squared-circle cancel, Cat £4500.
1902-13 KEVII highly specialised collection of ½d & 1d Control singles pairs strips of 3 & blocks of 6, wide array of shades, also 1d booklet pane of 6 (rust in the staple-holes), generally very fine with some unmounted units.
(Qty 250+ items)
1902-13 KEVII imperforate plate proofs on unwatermarked paper comprising ½d pair, ½d marginal pair Printed Double, ½d single Printed Triple and 1d pair on poor grade buff paper; also ½d + St Andrew's Cross label from booklet pane with the Watermark Inverted (unmounted).
(Qty 5 items)
1902-13 KEVII 1d oversize printer's samples by the German printers Herbst u Illig comprising a "die proof" in black on thick unsurfaced wove paper and slightly smaller "plate proof" pairs in rose-carmine & dark blue on medium surfaced wove paper. Extremely scarce "Eckerlin essays", produced in 1924 to demonstrate the company's rotary intaglio process, stated to be faster & cheaper than printing from engraved steel plates. [Dr Eckerlin was a director of Herbst u Illig]
(Qty 3 items)
Buy NowPrice $575.00T + Buyer's Premium
1911-12 Downey Heads selection of shades - personal assessment required - & watermarks including Wmk Imperial Crown Inverted Watermarks SG 333Wi 335Wi & 336Wi, Redrawn ½d & 1d unmounted blocks of 4 each with No Cross on Crown pair SG 340a & 341a, Simple Cypher 1d No Cross on Crown SG 345a, 1d with the Watermark Reversed SG 345Wj and ½d & 1d booklet panes of 6, Multiple Cypher 1d Imperforate SG 346b (gum a bit aged), etc, generally very fine with some unmounted units, Cat £1850++ as mounted singles.
Buy NowPrice $650.00 + Buyer's Premium
1911-12 Downey Heads highly specialised collection of ½d & 1d Control singles & pairs plus a few blocks including ½d SG 338 No Control block of 24 (most units unmounted, Cat £360++), generally very fine with some unmounted units.
(Qty 66 items)
1911-12 Downey Heads Multiple Cypher Watermark ½d green Imperforate Block of 4 SG 346b from the right of the sheet, unmounted, SG Spec Cat £1000+ for unmounted singles.
1912-26 KGV Sideface Issues extensive highly specialised collection of Control singles pairs & strips of 3 with lots of interest in the shades, many scarce to rare items noted including Royal Cypher Wmk ½d 'M 19' with Offset & 'W 24' (Cat £275), 1½d 'W 24' (£300), 2d No Control strips of 3 x3, 2d Die II 'S 21' strip of 3 & 'W 24' (£300), 4d 'S 21' (£175) & 'U 22' (£125), 6d slate-purple 'C.13' with RPSofL Certificate, 9d green 'T 22' single & pair (£130 each), 'U 23' (£130) & 'V 23' single & pair (£150 each), 10d 'K 18' & 'T 22' strip of 3, 1/- 'E 14' (Cat £1000), etc, and Block Cypher Wmk 1d 'D 25' strip of 3, 4d 'W 35', 5d 'H 27' pair, 'T 33' (£450) & 'U 34' (£550), 9d 'T 33' strip of 3, 10d 'A 24' (£350) 'U 24' (£400) & 'V 34' (£300), etc; also 1929 PUC group; generally very fine with many unmounted units. High catalogue value.
1912-24 Sideface Royal Cypher Wmk ½d x6 to 1/- x3 shades between SG 351 & 396 plus varieties 1d 'Q' for 'O' SG 357ab, 1d Inverted 'Q' for 'O' SG 357ad (NB the 'Q' is inverted, not reversed as stated by Gibbons), 1½d 'PENCF' SG 362a in pair, Granite Paper 8d pair, 9d agate with Crown on Dandy Roll Missing, Inverted Watermarks to 3d x2 plus 4d 8d (**) & 1/-, 2½d with the Watermark Reversed, ½d ** block of 30 2½d & 4d all with the Watermark Inverted & Reversed, used booklet panes of 6 of ½d & 1d x2, and Coil Issue with Multiple Cypher Wmk ½d SG 397 x2 (one **) & 1d SG 398 x2 (one used) & a coil-join pair, generally very fine with some unmounted, Cat £4500++ (mounted). Specialists should inspect.
1912-24 Sideface Royal Cypher Wmk selection with 'SPECIMEN' Overprints Type 23 on ½d x2 (one with 'S.PECIMEN') 1d & 4d (rounded corner), Type 26 on ½d Imperf 5d & 1/-, and 'CANCELLED' Overprints Type 24 on ½d x2 (one with Defective First 'C' & 'D') & 1d, and Type 28 on ½d 1d & Imperf 1d, fine to very fine, Cat £1900+.
1912-26 KGV Sideface Issues companion group of Control blocks of 6 including Royal Cypher Wmk 2½d 'D 14' & Block Cypher Wmk 6d 'Y 36', PUCs & a few from Post Offices Abroad, generally very fine with many unmounted units. Modest catalogue value as singles but far more desirable in this format.
(Qty 64 blocks)
1912-24 Sideface Royal Cypher Wmk 5d yellow-brown with No Watermark SG 382a, lightly mounted, Cat £1200. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2016).