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GREAT BRITAIN

Auction # 144

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GREAT BRITAIN :
Great Britain.
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1840 Pre-Stamp entire sent on May 2, 1840 from West Bromwich with double arc CDS and very fine oval 1840 Pre-Stamp entire sent on May 2, 1840 from West Bromwich with double arc CDS and very fine oval "Paid One Penny" postal marking, addressed to Birmingham. An attractive and interesting cover entire sent, a few days prior to the issue of the Penny Black.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1A fine used, with 4 good margins, slightly close at lower right and neat Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters I.F. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 375.00.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1A fine used, with 4 good margins, slightly close at lower right and neat Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters I.F. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 375.00.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1b fine used, with 4 margins and Magenta Maltese Cross cancellation. 1978 B.P.A. certificate. Corner letters T.C. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 3,000.00.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1b fine used, with 4 margins and Magenta Maltese Cross cancellation. 1978 B.P.A. certificate. Corner letters T.C. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 3,000.00.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 2 with 3 margins tied to entire by Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Birmingham C.D.S. backstamp in Red dated 25th May, 1840. Small section of lower right of the entire missing, due to rough opening.A scarce May 1840 usage. Corner letters I.F. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 750.00++.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 2 with 3 margins tied to entire by Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Birmingham C.D.S. backstamp in Red dated 25th May, 1840. Small section of lower right of the entire missing, due to rough opening.A scarce May 1840 usage. Corner letters I.F. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 750.00++.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 3 fine used on piece, with 4 margins and Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Bedale C.D.S. backstamp dated 28th May, 1840. Small ink mark from addressing on stamp. Corner letters L.G. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 550.00.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 3 fine used on piece, with 4 margins and Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Bedale C.D.S. backstamp dated 28th May, 1840. Small ink mark from addressing on stamp. Corner letters L.G. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 550.00.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 4 fine used, with 4 margins,and light Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters H.I. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 350.00.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 4 fine used, with 4 margins,and light Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters H.I. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 350.00.
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1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 6 with 3 margins tied to entire by Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Waterford JAN 1841 C.D.S. backstamp and small portion of the entire missing. Corner letters I.H. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 700.00.1840 1d Black Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 6 with 3 margins tied to entire by Red Maltese Cross cancellation. Waterford JAN 1841 C.D.S. backstamp and small portion of the entire missing. Corner letters I.H. Sg 2. Catalogue Value 700.00.
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The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840 Hard Cover edition in original box, the 1998 reprint by Stanley Gibbons of the orignal classic work, by Charles Nissen. Illustrates every stamp from every Plate. Cost price was 135.00.
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1840 2d Blue Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1 fine used, with 4 wide margins and neat Black Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters I.K. Superb premium copy. Sg 5. Catalogue Value 875.00.1840 2d Blue Queen Victoria imperf from Plate No 1 fine used, with 4 wide margins and neat Black Maltese Cross cancellation. Corner letters I.K. Superb premium copy. Sg 5. Catalogue Value 875.00.
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1841 1d Red-Brown Queen Victoria imperf with 3 margins MLH, just touching at upper right. Sg 8. Catalogue Value 600.00. Also 4 used copies.1841 1d Red-Brown Queen Victoria imperf with 3 margins MLH, just touching at upper right. Sg 8. Catalogue Value 600.00. Also 4 used copies.
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1848-54 1/- Deep Green, 10d Brown, 6d Mauve and 6d Purple Embossed Queen Victoria cut square fine used 2 or 3 margin copies. 1/- with tiny thin spot. Sg 56, 57, 58 and 60. Catalogue Value 4,500.00.1848-54 1/- Deep Green, 10d Brown, 6d Mauve and 6d Purple Embossed Queen Victoria cut square fine used 2 or 3 margin copies. 1/- with tiny thin spot. Sg 56, 57, 58 and 60. Catalogue Value 4,500.00.
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1847-54 1/- Pale Green Embossed Queen Victoria FU on piece (2), one with lower margins cut to shape and the other with ink mark at top right and 1/- Green and 6d Mauve Embossed Queen Victoria cut square used. Sg 54, 55 and 58.1847-54 1/- Pale Green Embossed Queen Victoria FU on piece (2), one with lower margins cut to shape and the other with ink mark at top right and 1/- Green and 6d Mauve Embossed Queen Victoria cut square used. Sg 54, 55 and 58.
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1854-57 1d Red Queen Victoria pair, tied to piece by 2 full clear 1856 strikes of the 1854-57 1d Red Queen Victoria pair, tied to piece by 2 full clear 1856 strikes of the "Madeleine Smith" No 159 experimental cancellation of Glasgow.
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1858-79 1d Red Queen Victoria complete used collection of Plate No's from No 71 to 224, excluding Plate No 77 good to fine used. Catalogue Value 1,360.00.
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Large sized 1878 cover franked with 1870 d Rose Queen Victoria from Plate No 11 in block of 4, tied by No 564 Duplex cancellation of Newport Pagnell, addressed to Stoney Stratford with CDS backstamp. A few folds clear of the stamps.Large sized 1878 cover franked with 1870 d Rose Queen Victoria from Plate No 11 in block of 4, tied by No 564 Duplex cancellation of Newport Pagnell, addressed to Stoney Stratford with CDS backstamp. A few folds clear of the stamps.
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1913 2/- KGV part Booklet (Edition 13) with revised cover, containing 1 pane of d Green upright Simple Cypher Wmk KGV (pane NB6y) and 2 panes of 1d Red upright Simple Cypher Wmk KGV (pane NB7y), both CTO with advertisers voucher copy London EC Type G precancel. The specialist catalogues lists use of this pre-cancel as rare. Light wrinkling. Booklet BB6. Catalogue Value of a complete booklet is 1,200.00, but somewhat wierdly, the 3 panes have a catalogue value of 1,250.00.1913 2/- KGV part Booklet (Edition 13) with revised cover, containing 1 pane of d Green upright Simple Cypher Wmk KGV (pane NB6y) and 2 panes of 1d Red upright Simple Cypher Wmk KGV (pane NB7y), both CTO with advertisers voucher copy London EC Type G precancel. The specialist catalogues lists use of this pre-cancel as rare. Light wrinkling. Booklet BB6. Catalogue Value of a complete booklet is 1,200.00, but somewhat wierdly, the 3 panes have a catalogue value of 1,250.00.
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1964 Geographical Congress, 1964 Botanical Congress, 1965 Churchill, 1965 Anniversary of Parliament and 1965 Battle of Britain presentation packs. Retail 302.00.1964 Geographical Congress, 1964 Botanical Congress, 1965 Churchill, 1965 Anniversary of Parliament and 1965 Battle of Britain presentation packs. Retail 302.00.
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Selection of MUH varieties from 1959 to 1986, including 1970 5d Architecture (Fife Harling) marginal pair with Lemon omitted on chimney at left (R12/2), 1970 5d Christmas with misplaced perforations 4mm to right, 1971 7d Christmas with misplaced embossing, 1973 3p Christmas strip of 5 with Salmon colour (floor) on centre unit partially omitted, 1981 18p Butterfly with misplaced Gold (Queen's Head) 6mm to right, 1982 12p Light Emerald Machin Head imperforate pair and 1986 22p Domesday Book with Blue colour shift MUH. (23 with Phosphor omitted, 2 with Embossing omitted and 7 with Inverted watermark). Catalogue value of listed varieties 728.00.Selection of MUH varieties from 1959 to 1986, including 1970 5d Architecture (Fife Harling) marginal pair with Lemon omitted on chimney at left (R12/2), 1970 5d Christmas with misplaced perforations 4mm to right, 1971 7d Christmas with misplaced embossing, 1973 3p Christmas strip of 5 with Salmon colour (floor) on centre unit partially omitted, 1981 18p Butterfly with misplaced Gold (Queen's Head) 6mm to right, 1982 12p Light Emerald Machin Head imperforate pair and 1986 22p Domesday Book with Blue colour shift MUH. (23 with Phosphor omitted, 2 with Embossing omitted and 7 with Inverted watermark). Catalogue value of listed varieties 728.00.
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1972 3p Christmas with Bright Green colour omitted MUH. Sg 914b. Catalogue Value 300.00.1972 3p Christmas with Bright Green colour omitted MUH. Sg 914b. Catalogue Value 300.00.
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Collection of 658 unused Commemorative PHQ cards from 1985 to 2000, plus 98 Postal Museum cards.
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1997 Princess Diana (Welsh) presentation pack. Catalogue Value 125.00.
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Collection of MUH Decimal stamps with numerous commemorative sets and a range of Machin Head Definitive issues. Face Value 375.00.
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Accumulation of MUH Decimal stamps from 1971 to 2002, including numerous commemorative sets, miniature sheets and several booklets. Face Value 468.00.
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Collection of mint and used stamps from 1936 to 1998 on bundle of circuit sheets. Face value of mint Decimal issues 203.00. Also USA 1976, 1977 and 1979 Commemorative Year folders.
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Collection of hundreds of good to fine used stamps from Queen Victorian era to 1986, including handy items and many sets, plus range of Regional and Channel Is issues on Hagner sheets.
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