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OCTOBER 2009

Imprimaturs from the


Royal Philatelic Collection

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October 2009

OCTOBER 2009 GB COLOUR BROCHURE


Dear Collector

Please find enclosed your copy of October's Great Britain Colour Brochure. This
month's edition covers a diverse range of collecting areas. Of particular note in this edition
are our front cover items, these 1d “Penny Plate” imprimaturs give our customers an
wonderful opportunity to purchase an item from the Royal philatelic collection at an very
affordable price, we hope you can take advantage of this. We also have a substantial
selection of both proof items and unused “Penny Plates” reflecting as many budget
ranges as possible, we trust that there is something for everyone in this month's Great
Britain Brochure.

Once you have selected an item that you would like to add to your collection, to avoid
disappointment please contact us, Scott Bradley, Mark Facey, Michael Barrell
on 020 7557 4426/4424/4448, fax 020 7557 4499 or sbradley@stanleygibbons.co.uk
mfacey@stanleygibbons.co.uk / mbarrell@stanleygibbons.co.uk/. Alternatively you can
send the enclosed order form to the above address.

If you have recently changed your collecting interests then please let me know so that I
can amend your account details. Indeed please call us if you have any philatelic needs,
questions or enquiries.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Mark Facey Michael Barrell Scott Bradley


GB Account Manager GB Account Manager GB Junior Account Manager
Stanley Gibbons Ltd. Stanley Gibbons Ltd. Stanley Gibbons Ltd.

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KEY TO SYMBOLS � 9 SG3 1840 1d Grey black plate 1a. Superb used
four margin example lettered KE, beautifully
� Unmounted Mint cancelled by a crisp red MC. An exceptional
example showing significant plate wear.
� Mint P09007593 £550.00
� Used
� 10 SG3 1840 1d Grey black plate 1a. Superb used
� Used on piece four margin example lettered JG, neatly cancelled
by a crisp red MC. An exceptional example
� Cover/Wrapper/Entire
showing slight plate wear.
F Forgery P09007596 £495.00

� Colour Trial/Essays/Imprimatur/Cancel � 11 SG1 1840 1d Intense black plate 1b. Superb used
� Die Proof/Cinderella/Ephemera huge four margin example lettered QE, neatly
cancelled by a perfectly struck red MC leaving a
B Booklets clear profile. An exceptional example.
P09007597 £550.00
S Specimen
� 12 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 1b. Very fine used good
� 1 SGDP20 1841 1d Rainbow trial (State 2). Very fine to huge four margin example lettered ML, neatly
unused four margin example printed in red brown cancelled by a crisp red MC. Most attractive.
on thin white wove paper accompanied by a P09009574 £295.00
1993 Karl Louis Certificate. Very scarce.
Spec.DP20(c). � 13 SG3 1840 1d Grey black plate 1b. Superb used
G0902724 £4,000.00 large four margin example lettered QL, beautifully
cancelled by a perfectly struck black MC. Most
� 2 SGDP20b 1840 1d Rainbow colour trial (State 3). attractive.
Very fine unused top marginal example printed in P09009575 £350.00
deep blue on stout white wove paper. Spec.
DP20b (State3). � 14 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 2. Very fine used four
P09009510 £4,250.00 margin example lettered PJ, neatly cancelled by a
crisp red MC. Most attractive.
� 3 SGDP35a 1865 1d Black "Royal Reprint" plate 66 P09009876 £275.00
(Wmk. Inverted). Superb unused o.g. four margin
example lettered QK. Scarce, only one sheet of � 15 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 2. Very fine used large
240 printed. Spec. DP35a. four margin example lettered DJ, neatly cancelled
P09009545 £3,000.00 by a crisp red MC. Most attractive.
P09007598 £375.00
� 4 SGDP36 1872 1d South Kensington Exhibition
Proof plate 27. Superb unused imperforate block � 16 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 2. Very fine large four
of four lettered QH-RI, printed in black on thick margin large part unused o.g. example lettered
white card. Very scarce, only one sheet of 240 JG. A lovely example of this classic issue. 1977
printed. RPS Cert.
P09009544 £8,500.00 P09009508 £8,750.00

� 5 SGDP38 1867 1d Black "Paris Exhibition" proof � 17 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 3. Very fine used four
plate 103. Very fine unused imperforate example margin example lettered BK, neatly cancelled by
lettered PI, printed on thick soft white card. a crisp brownish-orange MC.
Scarce. P09010409 £350.00
P09009864 £2,500.00
� 18 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 4. Very fine used large
� 6 SG. 1839 1d "Beaufort House" Treasury Essay. four margin example lettered BL, neatly cancelled
Very fine large four margin imperforate example by a crisp red MC. Most attractive.
printed in red and black by Charles Whiting using P09007599 £325.00
the Congreve printing method of interlocking
plates. Most attractive and scarce. � 19 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 4. Very fine used four
P09009562 £1,850.00 margin example lettered OD, neatly cancelled by
a crisp red MC. Most attractive.
� 7 SG. 1839 "Whiting" Treasury Essay. Superb, huge P09009576 £300.00
four margin example printed in red and black by
Charles Whiting using the Congreve printing � 20 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 6. Very fine used good
method of interlocking plates. Most attractive and to large four margin example lettered LH, neatly
scarce. cancelled by a crisp upright red MC. Most
P09007562 £1,400.00 attractive.
P09009577 £325.00
� 8 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 1a. Very fine unused
o.g. large four margin example lettered KG, � 21 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 6. Superb used four
slightly toned gum nevertheless an attractive margin example lettered GL, beautifully cancelled
example of this rare plate. 1980 RPS Cert. Cat. by a crisp, perfectly struck "blood" red MC.
£14,000. Stunning.
P09000499 £5,750.00 P09010410 £750.00
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� 22 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 6. Very fine used four � 34 SG5 1840 2d Blue plate 1. Very fine used four
margin example lettered TF, neatly cancelled by a margin example lettered MA, neatly cancelled by
crisp red MC. Most attractive. a superb upright black MC. Most attractive.
P09009579 £325.00 P09009586 £650.00

� 23 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 7. Very fine used four � 35 SG6 1840 2d Pale blue plate 1. Very fine used
margin example lettered NB, neatly cancelled by four margin example lettered TK, neatly cancelled
a crisp red MC. Most attractive. by a crisp red MC. Most attractive.
P09009581 £325.00 P09007591 £650.00

� 24 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 7. Superb used four � 36 SG7 1841 1d Red-brown plate 8. Very fine used
margin lettered SC, beautifully cancelled by a four margin example lettered KA, neatly cancelled
magnificent blood red MC. An exceptionally by a black MC clear of "O" flaw.
attractive example. P08913115 £175.00
P09007601 £550.00
� 37 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 12. Superb used
� 25 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 8. Superb used four four margin example lettered CG, beautifully tied
margin example lettered QK, neatly cancelled by to a small piece by a superb black MC with a red
a crisp strike of the distinctive London "broken "T.P/Blackheath S.E" receiving office hand stamp
points" MC. Most attractive. alongside. Most attractive.
P09009875 £375.00 P09009468 £80.00

� 26 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 8. Very fine used four � 38 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 18. Very fine used
margin example lettered EG, neatly cancelled by example lettered TI, displaying a prominent basal
a red MC. Most attractive. shift, neatly cancelled by a crisp black MC. Most
P09009583 £275.00 attractive. Spec. BS7b.
P08913144 £125.00
� 27 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 8. Very fine used four
margin example lettered KD, neatly cancelled by � 39 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 19. Very fine used
a crisp red MC leaving a clear profile. Most four margin example lettered SE, neatly tied to
attractive. small piece by a crisp black MC. Most attractive.
P09009582 £375.00 P09009559 £60.00

� 28 SG2var 1840 1d Black plate 8. Very fine and fresh � 40 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 20. Very fine used
unused imperforate four margin imprimatur four margin example lettered PK, neatly cancelled
lettered TK. Very rare, one of only 23 possible by a black MC. Most attractive.
examples many of which are in institutional P09009557 £55.00
collections. 2009 RPS Cert.
P09009512 £28,000.00 � 41 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 22. Very fine used
four margin example lettered CK, neatly cancelled
� 29 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 9. Very fine used good by a black MC leaving a clear profile. Most
to huge four margin example lettered AL, neatly attractive.
cancelled by a crisp black MC. Most attractive. P09009469 £55.00
P09002217 £295.00
� 42 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 23. Very fine used
� 30 SG2 1840 1d Black plate 10. Very fine used four four margin example lettered RK, neatly cancelled
margin example lettered TD, neatly cancelled by a by a crisp black MC. Most attractive.
crisp black London "broken points" MC . Most P09009589 £55.00
attractive.
P09009584 £650.00 � 43 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 24. Very fine used
four margin example lettered IJ, neatly cancelled by
� 31 SG2/7 1840 1d Black & 1d red brown plate 10. a black MC leaving a clear profile. Most attractive.
(state 2) without "O" flaw. Very fine used four P09009471 £55.00
margin matched pair lettered CC, neatly
cancelled by black MC's. Most attractive. spec. � 44 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 26. Very fine used
As68. & spec As71. four margin example lettered FG, neatly cancelled
P09001044 £950.00 by a crisp black MC leaving a clear profile. Most
attractive.
� 32 SG3 1840 1d Greyish black plate 11. Very fine P09009588 £55.00
used close to large four margin example lettered
PC. neatly cancelled by a crisp black MC. A very � 45 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 27. Very fine used
attractive example of this scarce plate. four margin example lettered PA, beautifully
P09007550 £1,950.00 cancelled by a crisp strike of the distinctive
Norwich MC. Scarce so fine. Spec. BS16ts.
� 33 SG5 1840 2d Blue plate 1. Very fine used close to P09009884 £450.00
large four margin example lettered CC, neatly
cancelled by a vivid red MC. Most attractive. � 46 SG8m 1841 1d Red brown plate 32. Very fine
P09009585 £350.00 used good to large four margin example lettered
JJ, neatly cancelled by a crisp London No.12 MC.
Most attractive.
P09009419 £150.00
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� 47 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 26. Very fine used � 58 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 90. Very fine used
four margin example lettered FG, neatly cancelled four margin example lettered BE, neatly cancelled
by a crisp black MC leaving a clear profile. Most by a London District "55" numeral. Most
attractive. attractive.
P09009588 £55.00 P09009546 £28.00

� 48 SG8m 1841 1d Red brown plate 34. Very fine � 59 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 95. Superb used
used four margin example lettered GB neatly four margin example lettered EG, beautifully
cancelled by a London No.9 MC. Most attractive. cancelled by a crisp Birmingham "75" numeral in
P08901476 £135.00 greenish blue. Scarce.
P07809919 £175.00
� 49 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 38. Very fine used
four margin example lettered IH, neatly tied to a � 60 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 96. Very fine used
small piece a crisp strike of the distinctive four margin example lettered TC, neatly cancelled
Kilmarnock MC. Very rarely seen so fine. Spec. by a London City "6" numeral. Most attractive.
BS26Atj. P09009547 £30.00
P09009865 £1,500.00
� 61 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 99. Very fine used
� 50 SG8m 1841 1d Red brown plate 39. Very fine huge four margin example lettered JC, neatly
used four margin example lettered NL, neatly cancelled by a Margate "506" numeral. Most
cancelled by a crisp London No.5 MC leaving a attractive.
clear profile. Lovely strong colour. P09009552 £40.00
P09009587 £125.00
� 62 SG8p 1841 1d Red brown plate 102. Very fine
� 51 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 42. Very fine used used four margin example lettered OK, neatly
four margin example lettered DF, neatly cancelled cancelled by an Ashburton "29" numeral in blue.
by a crisp black Northallerton"569" numeral. Most attractive.
Most attractive. P09009447 £150.00
P09009472 £42.00
� 63 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 104. Very fine used
� 52 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 60. Very fine used four margin example lettered KH, neatly cancelled
four margin example lettered SH, beautifully by a crisp London City "18" numeral. Most
cancelled by a crisp Castle Cary "949" numeral attractive.
leaving a clear profile. Most attractive. P09009553 £33.00
P09009885 £28.00
� 64 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 107. Very fine used
� 53 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 62. Superb unused good to large four margin example lettered SI,
o.g. four margin horizontal strip of three lettered showing inverted "S" variety, neatly cancelled by
PI-PK, merest trace of a hinge on centre stamp a blue Wellington (Somerset) "860" numeral
only. Wonderful colour and quality. leaving the variety clear. A rare combination of
P09009504 £1,750.00 this scarce plate, variety and coloured
cancellation. Spec. BS32ca/xb.
� 54 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 71. Very fine used P09005529 £575.00
four margin top marginal example lettered AA
showing part marginal inscription, neatly � 65 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 133. Superb used
cancelled by a crisp black London City "7" four margin example lettered MA, neatly
numeral. Most attractive. cancelled by a crisp London City "13" numeral
P09009591 £28.00 leaving a clear profile. Most attractive.
P09009889 £45.00
� 55 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 73. Very fine used
four margin example lettered KC, neatly cancelled � 66 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 141. Very fine used
by a crisp Rochester "650" numeral. Most four margin example lettered MC, neatly
attractive. cancelled by a Leeds "447" numeral. Most
P09009548 £25.00 attractive.
P09009887 £45.00
� 56 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 77b. Very fine used
large four margin example lettered BA with "B" � 67 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 162. Very fine used
blank corrected, neatly cancelled by a Yarmouth four margin example lettered DH, neatly cancelled
"927" numeral. Very scarce so fine. Spec. BS29b. by a crisp London district "74" numeral. Most
P09003452 £1,700.00 attractive.
P09009886 £40.00
� 57 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 81. Exceptionally
fine and fresh unused o.g. four margin vertical � 68 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 169. Very fine used
pair lettered RI-SI, very lightly mounted on top four margin example lettered PI, neatly cancelled
stamp only. Superb quality. by a Hull "383" numeral. Most attractive.
P09009883 £875.00 P09009888 £50.00

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� 69 SG8 1841 1d Red brown plate 175. Superb used � 80 SG29 1856 1d Red-brown plate 26. Very fine
good to huge four margin example lettered RH, used example lettered IG, neatly cancelled by a
beautifully tied to a small piece by a crisp Leeds crisp Chesterfield "186" numeral. Spec. C8(1).
Spoon for AP.5.1854. A magnificent example of P09002732 £60.00
this rare plate.
P09009402 £1,250.00 � 81 SG38var 1857 1d Red-orange plate 34.
(Transitional issue on cream toned paper). Very
� 70 SG14 1841 2d Blue plate 3. Superb used large fine used example lettered LJ, neatly cancelled by
four margin example lettered KG, beautifully a Bristol "134" duplex. Most attractive. Spec.
cancelled by a crisp black MC leaving a clear C9(2).
profile. Scarce so fine. P09002673 £125.00
P09009877 £225.00
� 82 SG36a 1858 2d Blue plate 6. Very fine used
� 71 SG14 1841 2d Blue plate 4. Very fine used four example lettered SC, neatly cancelled by the date
margin example lettered SD, neatly cancelled by stamp portion of a Hull spoon for JU.15.1858.
a London City "16" numeral leaving a clear profile. Most attractive.
Most attractive. P07808909 £325.00
P09009560 £70.00
� 83 SG38wi 1857 1d Pale red plate R17 (Wmk.
� 72 SG17 1854 1d Red-brown plate 175. Very fine Inverted). Very fine used example lettered DD,
used example lettered DC, neatly cancelled by a neatly cancelled by a part London numeral.
clear London City "24" numeral, leaving a clear P09010411 £70.00
profile. Most attractive.
P09004209 £35.00 � 84 SG40 1857 1d Rose red plate 46. Superb used
vertical pair lettered MK-NK, beautifully tied to a
� 73 SG20 1854 2d Pale blue plate 4. Very fine used small piece by crisp Spalding cds's for
example lettered HE, neatly cancelled by a FE.10.1858. Premium quality.
London City "29" numeral leaving a clear profile. P07805309 £275.00
Most attractive.
P09009937 £100.00 � 85 SG40 1857 1d Rose red plate 45. Very fine used
example of this rare plate lettered FI, neatly
� 74 SG21 1855 1d Red-brown plate 7. Very fine used cancelled by a Newcastle under Lyme "546"
example lettered GD, neatly cancelled by a small numeral. 2001 RPS Cert.
part numeral leaving a clear profile. Most P07811272 £400.00
attractive.
P09004227 £65.00 � 86 SG40wi 1857 1d Rose red plate 47 (Wmk.
Inverted). Very fine used example lettered ML,
� 75 SG22 1855 1d Red brown plate 203. Very fine neatly cancelled by a Market Raisin "512"
used example lettered GD, neatly cancelled by a numeral.
crisp London District "73" numeral. Most P09010413 £70.00
attractive.
P07805400 £80.00 � 87 SG43 1866 1d Rose red plate 101. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered IH.
� 76 SG22 1855 1d Red brown plate R1. Very fine P09009996 £85.00
used example lettered QA, neatly cancelled by a
Dublin "186" numeral in bright green. Very scarce � 88 SG43var 1863 1d Rose red plate 78. Superb
on this issue. unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
P07806017 £250.00 lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
� 77 SG23wi 1855 2d Blue plate 4 (Wmk. inverted). Elizabeth II.
Very fine used well centred example lettered MB, P09010415 £450.00
neatly cancelled by a crisp London "30" numeral.
Scarce. � 89 SG43 1864 1d Rose red Pl.90. Very fine and fresh
P08912525 £500.00 unmounted o.g. example lettered HD.
P09009964 £60.00
� 78 SG24var 1855 1d Red brown (Die II, Wmk. Small
Crown, Alphabet III). Very fine used example of � 90 SG43var 1864 1d Rose red plate 94. Superb
this scarce "abnormal" issue lettered TH, neatly unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
cancelled by a crisp Birmingham "75" spoon. lettered BG. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Very scarce so fine. Spec. C7. Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
P09009809 £1,250.00 Elizabeth II.
P09010418 £450.00
� 79 SG27 1855 2d Blue plate 5. Very fine used well
centred example lettered SI, neatly tied to a small � 91 SG43 1866 1d Rose red Pl.99. Very fine and fresh
piece by a crisp Sunderland "761" sideways unmounted o.g. example lettered CG.
duplex for DE.20.1855. Most attractive. P09009940 £75.00
P09009878 £325.00

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� 92 SG43var 1866 1d Rose red plate 103. Superb � 103 SG43 1869 1d Rose red plate 125. Very fine used
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur example lettered PE, neatly cancelled by a crisp
lettered BG. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal L&E T.P.O. cds for JU.7.1870 Most attractive.
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen P09009485 £25.00
Elizabeth II.
P09010422 £450.00 � 104 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 122. Superb
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
� 93 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 109. Superb lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal Philatelic Elizabeth II.
Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. P09008878 £450.00
P09009533 £450.00
� 105 SG43var 1869 1d Rose red plate 133. Superb
� 94 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 110. Superb unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Elizabeth II. P09009525 £450.00
P09010424 £450.00
� 106 SG43 1870 1d Rose red plate 140. Very fine and
� 95 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 111. Superb fresh well centred unmounted o.g. top marginal
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur horizontal strip of five lettered AC-AG, showing
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal sheet marginal inscription and central pinning
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen point. A very attractive multiple.
Elizabeth II. P09009987 £150.00
P09009537 £450.00
� 107 SG43 1870 1d Rose red plate 140. Very fine used
� 96 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 113. Superb example lettered BJ, neatly cancelled by a crisp
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur London part cds. Most attractive.
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal P09009486 £24.00
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II. � 108 SG43 1870 1d Rose red plate 142. Very fine used
P09010425 £450.00 example lettered DH, neatly cancelled by a crisp
London cds for JA.8.1872. Scarce plate.
� 97 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 114. Superb P09009487 £70.00
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal � 109 SG43var 1870 1d Rose red plate 142. Superb
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
Elizabeth II. lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
P09010426 £450.00 Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II.
� 98 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 115. Superb P09008880 £450.00
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal � 110 SG43 1871 1d Rose red Pl.146. Very fine and
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered HI.
Elizabeth II. P09009960 £60.00
P09009531 £450.00
� 111 SG43 1871 1d Rose red Pl.148. Very fine and
� 99 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 117. Superb fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered JL.
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur P09009943 £55.00
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen � 112 SG43var 1870 1d Rose red plate 149. Superb
Elizabeth II. unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
P09009532 £450.00 lettered BG. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
� 100 SG43 1868 1d Rose red plate 117. Very fine used Elizabeth II.
example lettered EI, neatly cancelled by a P09009535 £450.00
Galloway Sorting Tender cds for SP.9.1874. Most
attractive. � 113 SG43 1871 1d Rose red Pl.148. Very fine and
P09009484 £24.00 fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered JL.
P09009958 £60.00
� 101 SG43 1868 1d Rose red plate 118. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered EE. � 114 SG43 1872 1d Rose red plate 156. Very fine used
P09009997 £85.00 example lettered KG, neatly cancelled by a crisp
Birmingham cds SP.20.1874. Most attractive.
� 102 SG43var 1868 1d Rose red plate 121. Superb P09009488 £25.00
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal � 115 SG43 1872 1d Rose red Pl.159. Very fine and
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered HC.
Elizabeth II. P09009957 £45.00
P09010427 £450.00
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� 116 SG43var 1872 1d Rose red plate 160. Superb � 127 SG43 1875 1d Rose red plate 179. Very fine used
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur example lettered NH, neatly cancelled by a crisp
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal Sorting Carriage cds for SP.11.1877. Most
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen attractive.
Elizabeth II. P09009494 £25.00
P09008884 £450.00
� 128 SG43 1876 1d Rose red Pl.187. Very fine and
� 117 SG43 1872 1d Rose red plate 163. Very fine used fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered CE.
example lettered AK, neatly cancelled by a crisp P09009990 £70.00
Liverpool cds AU.??.1873. Most attractive.
P09009489 £25.00 � 129 SG43var 1875 1d Rose red plate 188. Superb
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
� 118 SG43var 1872 1d Rose red plate 164. Superb lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal Elizabeth II.
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen P09009529 £450.00
Elizabeth II.
P09009543 £450.00 � 130 SG43 1876 1d Rose red plate 189. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered DA.
� 119 SG43 1873 1d Rose red plate 165. Very fine used P09009989 £95.00
example lettered MK, neatly cancelled by a
Balmoney part cds. Most attractive. � 131 SG43 1876 1d Rose red plate 194. Very fine and
P09009490 £22.00 fresh unused o.g. corner plate block of six
lettered RK-TL, lightly mounted on top two
� 120 SG43 1873 1d Rose red plate 167. Very fine used stamps only showing plate number "194" and
example lettered QB, neatly cancelled by a current number "231". Most attractive.
Newport/Mon cds for MR.15.1876. Most P09004107 £575.00
attractive.
P09009491 £25.00 � 132 SG43 1876 1d Rose red Pl.195. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered DJ.
� 121 SG43 1874 1d Rose red plate 173. Very fine used P09009992 £70.00
example lettered GJ, neatly cancelled by a
Swindon cds for JA.25.1875. Most attractive. � 133 SG43var 1876 1d Rose red plate 198. Superb
P09009492 £28.00 unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
� 122 SG43var 1873 1d Rose red plate 169. Superb Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur Elizabeth II.
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal P09008902 £450.00
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II. � 134 SG43 1877 1d Rose red plate 198. Very fine and
P09008888 £450.00 fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered IF.
P09009977 £60.00
� 123 SG43var 1873 1d Rose red plate 172. Superb
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur � 135 SG43 1877 1d Rose red Pl.200. Very fine and
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered HH.
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen P09009954 £85.00
Elizabeth II.
P09008891 £450.00 � 136 SG43 1877 1d Rose red Pl.202. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered FA.
� 124 SG43 1874 1d Rose red plate 173. Very fine used P09009993 £85.00
example lettered EA, neatly cancelled by a crisp
Wickham Market cds for JA.16.1875. Most � 137 SG43 1877 1d Rose red plate 204. Very fine and
attractive. fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered QH.
P09009493 £32.00 P09009998 £75.00

� 125 SG43var 1873 1d Rose red plate 175. Superb � 138 SG43var 1877 1d Rose red plate 207. Superb
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur unused four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II. Elizabeth II.
P09008899 £450.00 P09008896 £450.00

� 126 SG43var 1873 1d Rose red plate 179. Superb � 139 SG43var 1877 1d Rose red plate 212. Superb
unused four margin imperforate imprimatur unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen
Elizabeth II. Elizabeth II.
P09008900 £450.00 P09009530 £450.00

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� 140 SG43 1878 1d Rose red Pl.212. Very fine and � 153 SG51 1870 11/2d Rose red plate 1. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered DD. fresh unused o.g. example lettered RD.
P09009946 £85.00 P07804861 £550.00

� 141 SG43var 1878 1d Rose red plate 213. Superb � 154 SG53a 1860 11/2d Rosy mauve plate 1. Very fine
unused large four margin imperforate imprimatur and fresh unused four margin imperforate
lettered BF. 2008 RPS Cert. Ex. The Royal imprimatur lettered CG. Very rare one of only 38
Philatelic Collection of Her Majesty Queen possible examples, very few of which survive in
Elizabeth II. private hands.
P09009541 £450.00 P09009509 £8,500.00

� 142 SG43 1878 1d Rose red Pl.218. Very fine and � 155 SG54 1854 1s Pale green (Die 2). Very fine used
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered FE. large four margin example neatly cancelled by a
P09009967 £90.00 crisp London city numeral. Most attractive.
P07813113 £800.00
� 143 SG43 1879 1d Rose red plate 224. Very fine and
fresh unmounted o.g. example lettered GB. � 156 SG60 1854 6d Purple. Very fine used close to
P09009995 £150.00 large four margin example neatly cancelled by a
crisp London "42" numeral, lovely deep colour.
� 144 SG43 1879 1d Rose red plate 225. Very fine used Cat. £800.
example lettered PJ, neatly cancelled by a P07807726 £495.00
London "WC/26" numeral leaving plate numbers
at left and Queen's profile clear. Very well centred � 157 SG62 1855 4d Deep carmine (Highly glazed blued
for this plate. paper). Very fine used example neatly cancelled
P09009406 £650.00 by a small part numeral leaving a clear portrait.
Most attractive. Spec. J47(3).
� 145 SG45 1858 2d Blue plate 8 (Repaired impression, P09004135 £350.00
State 1). Very fine used example lettered OI,
neatly cancelled by a London City "23" numeral. S 158 SG65var 1856 4d Rose (Wmk. Medium garter).
Spec. G2i. Very fine and fresh unused o.g. right hand
P09007566 £65.00 marginal block of four, lightly mounted on upper
pair only, overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 4. Very
� 146 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 3. Very fine used scarce. 1989 RPS Cert..
well centred example lettered NP, neatly P09009858 £6,000.00
cancelled by a crisp part cds leaving a clear
profile. Most attractive. � 159 SG66 1857 4d Rose carmine. Very fine used
P09009913 £60.00 example neatly cancelled by a crisp Greenock
cds for JY.6.??. Most attractive.
� 147 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 4. Very fine used P09009444 £175.00
well centred example lettered SW, neatly
cancelled by a crisp Glasgow cds. Lovely deep � 160 SG72 1856 1s Green. Very fine used left-hand
colour. wing marginal example, cancelled predominately
P09009914 £40.00 by a crisp Glasgow cds for DE.01.1860. Difficult
cds usage, most attractive.
� 148 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 8. Very fine used P07810227 £260.00
example lettered CS, neatly cancelled by a crisp
part Newcastle cds leaving a clear profile. Scarce S 161 SG75var 1861 3d Rose plate 2 (State 1 with
plate. shaded spandrels). Very fine and fresh
P09009915 £125.00 unmounted o.g. example lettered GG,
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 6 (Vertically).
� 149 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 9. Very fine used Spec. J25As.
example lettered TG, neatly cancelled by a crisp P09007567 £800.00
1872 Edinburgh cds. An attractive example of this
scarce plate. � 162 SG77 1862 3d Pale carmine rose plate 2. Very
P07808925 £675.00 fine used example lettered EA, neatly cancelled
by two London cds's for JA.2.1863. Lovely
� 150 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red. plate 13. Superb colour. Cat. £250.
unmounted o.g. well centred example lettered P09009597 £150.00
MS. Lovely deep colour.
P09007518 £140.00 � 163 SG86 1862 9d Bistre plate 2. Very fine used well
centred example lettered HK, predominantly
� 151 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 13. Very fine used cancelled by the cds portion of a London
example lettered PW, neatly cancelled by a crisp duplex for AP.26.1862. Very scarce to find a cds
Birmingham cds for AU.28.18??. Most attractive. on this issue.
P09009482 £25.00 P09009446 £425.00

� 152 SG48 1870 1/2d Rose red plate 14. Very fine used
well centred example lettered LL, neatly cancelled
by a crisp London cds for MY.2.1879. Most
attractive.
P09009483 £25.00
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S 164 SG94var 1869 4d Vermilion plate 11. Very fine � 174 SG103var 1867 3d Rose plate 5. Very fine and
unused o.g. imperforate example lettered KL fresh unused o.g. imperforate horizontal pair
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 2. Believed to lettered NG-NH overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 6.
have been supplied as a sample for one of the Most attractive. Spec. J30s.
German states postal authorities and thought to P09009841 £900.00
be unique in private hands. This stamp is
illustrated on page 22 of "Specimen stamps and � 175 SG103 1871 3d Rose plate 7. Very fine used
stationery of Great Britain" by Samuel and example lettered DG, neatly cancelled by a crisp
Huggins Kilkenny cds for MY.17.1872. Attractive Irish
P09009857 £5,500.00 usage.
P09009442 £75.00
� 165 SG94 1870 4d Vermilion plate 12. An
exceptionally fine used example lettered FI, � 176 SG109 1870 6d Mauve plate 8. Very fine and fresh
beautifully cancelled by a crisp Somerset House well centred unused o.g. bottom marginal block
cds for SP.16.1872. Most attractive. of four lettered IK-JL lightly mounted on top two
P09003596 £75.00 stamps only. A very attractive multiple.
P09009517 £3,000.00
� 166 SG94var 1868 4d Die proof. Superb example
printed in black on white glazed card mounted in � 177 SG110var 1872 9d Die proof. Very fine example
sunken frame with corner letters and plate printed in black on white glazed card (61 x 92mm)
numbers uncleared. Scarce. Ex. De La Rue with corner letters and plate numbers void,
Archive. endorsed "BEFORE HARDENING" and dated
P09009830 £1,500.00 "Dec 19, 1872". Produced by De La Rue for a
proposed issue with coloured corner letters, the
� 167 SG94var c.1870 4d Die proof. Superb example die was never used as the 9d value was
printed in brown on matt card (37 x 37mm) with withdrawn. Scarce.
corner letters and plate numbers uncleared. P09009835 £2,250.00
Printed by De La Rue, probably for the 1871
London International Exhibition. � 178 SG110var 1867 9d Straw Plate Proof plate 4.
P09009829 £6,500.00 Superb unused imperforate block of four lettered
MI-NJ, printed on ungummed, unwatermarked
� 168 SG94wi 1870 4d Vermilion plate 12 (Wmk. thin wove paper. A magnificent and very rare
Inverted). Very fine and fresh unmounted o.g. proof.
example lettered PH. Lovely deep vibrant colour. P09009826 £11,500.00
P09009568 £625.00
� 179 SG110var c.1870 9d Die proof. Superb example
� 169 SG96var 1866 6d Colour trial plate 6. Very fine printed in straw on matt card (37 x 37mm) with
and fresh unused imperforate horizontal pair corner letters and plate numbers uncleared.
lettered NA-NB printed in brown-lilac on thin Printed by De La Rue, probably for the 1871
unwatermarked paper. Very scarce, especially as London International Exhibition.
a multiple. P09009828 £6,500.00
P09009862 £8,500.00
� 180 SG110var 1867 9d Straw plate 1. Very fine and
� 170 SG101 1865 1s Green plate 4 (Wmk. Emblems). fresh complete unused pane of twenty lettered
Very fine used example lettered RE, neatly PI-TL, showing sheet inscription in margin and
cancelled by a Biggar cds for MY.18.1865 and "239" current number, each stamp overprinted
small part numeral. Most attractive. "SPECIMEN" type 2. A very scarce and attractive
P09007568 £175.00 pane, rarely seen with this specimen type.
P09009861 £8,750.00
� 171 SG103var 1870 3d Die proof. Superb example
without corner letters or plate numbers, printed in � 181 SG112 1867 10d Red brown plate 1. Superb used
mauve on white matt card (93 x 60mm). Produced well centred example lettered BF, beautifully
by DLR for display at the 1870 or 1871 exhibition. cancelled by a crisp Mark Lane cds for
Very rare, only two or three examples have been JY.22.1872. Very scarce so fine.
recorded in each colour. P09009413 £475.00
P09003478 £6,500.00
� 182 SG112var 1867 10d Red brown plate 1. Very fine
� 172 SG103var 1872 3d Colour trial. Very fine and fresh and fresh unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur
imperforate unused o.g. example lettered BF, lettered TG. Rare one of only 25 possible
printed in red-brown on "Spray" watermarked example, many of which are in institutionalised
paper. Very scarce so fine. collections.
P09007555 £2,250.00 P09009814 £3,500.00

� 173 SG103var 1873 3d Rose plate 10. Very fine and � 183 SG113var 1867 10d Pale red brown plate 1. Very
fresh unused o.g. top marginal imperforate fine and fresh unused o.g. complete pane of
imprimatur lettered AE. Very scarce, one of only twenty lettered AI-EL lightly mounted on one
22 possible example many of which are in stamp only. Showing complete sheet inscription
institutionalised collections. and plate number, each stamp overprinted
P09009845 £2,400.00 "SPECIMEN" type 9. A very scarce and attractive
pane, rarely seen with the plate number.
P09009859 £9,250.00
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� 184 SG113 1867 10d Pale red brown plate 1. Superb � 194 SG120 1867 2s Pale blue plate 1. Superb used
used top marginal horizontal strip of four lettered bottom marginal left hand wing margin example
FE-FH showing part sheet inscription. Each lettered TI, neatly cancelled by a crisp Rhyl cds
stamp beautifully cancelled by a crisp Mark Lane for AU.30.1879. Scarce so fine. 2006 BPA Cert.
B.O. cds for MY.2.1872. A very attractive and P09009985 £225.00
scarce multiple.
P09007569 £1,800.00 � 195 SG120a 1867 2s Cobalt blue plate 1. Fine used
right hand wing margin example lettered FH
� 185 SG114var 1867 10d Deep red brown plate 1. Very neatly cancelled by a crisp Newcastle on Tyne
fine and fresh complete unused pane of twenty "545" numeral. Scarce.
lettered FE-JH, showing sheet inscription in P07803757 £1,800.00
upper and lower margins each stamp overprinted
"SPECIMEN" type 2. A very scarce and attractive � 196 SG121 1880 2s Brown plate 1. Very fine used
pane, rarely seen with this specimen type. example of this rare stamp lettered DJ, lightly
P09009860 £8,750.00 cancelled by an indistinct cds for JY.30.1880.
Most attractive.
� 186 SG115 1871 1s Deep green plate 6. Very fine P09004128 £2,750.00
used top right hand corner marginal pair lettered
AK-AL showing plate number "6"in upper margin. � 197 SG123 1872 6d Pale buff plate 12. Very fine used
Each stamp neatly cancelled by a crisp Hereford example lettered OJ, neatly cancelled by a
cds for SP.11.1872. A very attractive and scarce Somerset House W.C. cds for MY.10.1873.
positional piece. Scarce plate, difficult cds usage.
P09009417 £475.00 P08901324 £280.00

F 187 SG117var 1872 1s Green "Stock Exchange S 198 SG125var 1872 6d Grey plate 12. Superb unused
Forgery" plate 5. Very fine used example in a o.g. perfectly centred block of four lettered MF-
particularly deep shade with impossible lettering NG, lightly mounted on top two stamps only,
KM, neatly cancelled by a Stock Exchange cds overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Very scarce so
for JY.23.1872. Scarce. fine.
P07813078 £1,300.00 P09009842 £1,300.00

� 188 SG117 1871 1s Green plate 6. Very fine used � 199 SG125 1873 6d Grey plate 12. Very fine and fresh
bottom marginal example lettered OC, neatly lightly mounted unused o.g. example lettered RJ.
cancelled by a Coleraine cds for SE.20.1872. Very scarce so fine.
Most attractive. P09009408 £1,600.00
P09009898 £50.00
� 200 SG126 1867 5s Rose plate 1. Very fine used
� 189 SG117var 1871 1s Die proof. Very fine example example lettered BF, neatly cancelled by a crisp
printed in black on matt card (47 x 49mm) with B i r m i n g h a m / Te l e g r a p h O f f i c e c d s f o r
corner letters and plate numbers uncleared. OC.25.1872. Centred slightly high nevertheless of
Printed by DLR for the 1871 London International fine appearance with excellent colour. Cat. £600.
Exhibition. P09009420 £475.00
P09009827 £2,250.00
� 201 SG126var 1874 5s Die proof. Very fine example
� 190 SG118var 1868 2s Dull blue plate 3 "Abnormal". printed in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm)
Superb unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur with corner squares and plate numbers void,
lettered AI. Very rare, plate 3 was never put to endorsed "AFTER STRIKING", dated "May. 1,
press and only 22 examples have been removed 1874" and initialled at lower right. Very scarce,
from the imprimatur sheet, many of which are this die was produced for the proposed plate 3
now in institutionalised collections. that was subsequently abandoned.
P09009825 £15,000.00 P09009824 £4,250.00

� 191 SG118var 1867 2s Blue die proof. Superb � 202 SG126var 1866 5s Die proof. Very fine example
example printed in black on matt card (92 x printed in black on white glazed card with corner
60mm) with corner squares and plate numbers squares and plate numbers void, mounted in a
void. Very scarce, produced by De La Rue for the sunken frame and dated "Dec. 21, 1866". Very
1871 London International Exhibition. scarce.
P09009816 £3,000.00 P09009823 £4,250.00

� 192 SG118 1867 2s Blue plate proof plate 1. Superb � 203 SG127var 1867 5s Rose die proof. Superb
imperforate example lettered AJ, printed in black example in black on white glazed , cut down and
on thick white card. Rare. mounted on white card with corner squares and
P09009815 £2,800.00 plate number void. Ex. De La Rue Archive.
P09009806 £3,800.00
� 193 SG119 1867 2s Deep blue plate 1. Very fine used
example lettered RG, neatly cancelled by a crisp � 204 SG128 1878 10s Greenish-grey. Very fine used
Lowestoft cds for JA.4.1872. Lovely colour. example lettered FG, neatly cancelled by a
P09009443 £200.00 Liverpool cds for JY.20.1882. Centred very
slightly low nevertheless of fine appearance. Cat.
£2800. 2007 RPS Cert.
P09009522 £2,250.00
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� 205 SG130 1882 5s Rose plate 4 (Blued paper). Very � 216 SG142 1880 21/2d Blue plate 20. Very fine and fresh
fine used well centred example lettered EA, neatly unmounted o.g. example lettered AL. Scarce.
cancelled by a crisp London hooded circle cds for P09009440 £650.00
JY.12.1883. An attractive example of this very
difficult stamp. Cat.£4000. � 217 SG143var 1876 3d Rose plate proof plate 19. Very
P09001325 £2,500.00 fine unused imperforate example printed by De La
Rue in black on thin card, lettered HJ. Very scarce.
� 206 SG131 1883 10s Grey green plate 1 (Blued P09009838 £2,000.00
paper). Very fine used well centred example
lettered FB, neatly cancelled by a York � 218 SG143 1874 3d Rose plate 14. Very fine
St./Manchester cds for SP.18.1883 with unmounted o.g. left hand wing margin example
additional small part cds's. A lovely fresh lettered QE. Lovely colour.
example of this rare stamp. Cat. £4800. 1991 P09009563 £550.00
RPS Cert.
P09009523 £3,950.00 � 219 SG143var 1875 3d Rose plate 17. Very fine and
fresh unused o.g. top marginal imperforate
� 207 SG137 1882 £5 Orange plate 1. Superb imprimatur lettered AE. Very scarce, one of only
unmounted o.g. left hand marginal example 22 possible example many of which are in
lettered AF, beautiful colour, very scarce so fine. institutionalised collections.
1976 BPA Cert. P09009846 £2,400.00
P09009507 £20,000.00
� 220 SG147 1878 6d Grey plate 16. Superb
� 208 SG137 1882 £5 Orange plate 1. Very fine used unmounted o.g. top left hand corner marginal
example lettered CJ, neatly cancelled by a crisp block of four lettered KA-LB, showing part
Middlesbrough cds for AP.16.1902 with a second marginal inscription. An exceptional multiple.
small part cds at lower left. Most attractive. P09009505 £2,500.00
P09009498 £4,000.00
� 221 SG147var 1878 6d Grey plate 16. Superb
S 209 SG137var 1882 £5 Orange plate 1. Very fine and unmounted o.g. imperforate top marginal block of
fresh well centred example lettered AA, four lettered PG-QH, showing part sheet
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 11. Scarce so fine. inscription "2 Shillings per Row of 4/1 Pound per
Spec. J128t. Sheet of 40", overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. A
P09007548 £4,000.00 magnificent exhibition quality block. Spec. J86s.
P09007553 £2,000.00
� 210 SG137 1882 £5 Orange plate 1. Very fine and
fresh unused o.g. example lettered BJ, a lovely � 222 SG147var 1880 6d Grey plate 18 (Wmk. Spray).
stamp from the final printing in the typical bright Very fine unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur
orange-red shade. Most attractive. lettered TI. Very scarce, this "abnormal" stamp
P09009499 £12,000.00 was registered on "Spray" watermarked paper
but only issued on "Crown" watermarked paper.
� 211 SG138var 1875 21/2d Die proof plate 2. Very fine One of only 22 possible examples many of which
example printed in black on white glazed card (60 are in institutionalised collections.
x 92mm) with void corner letters, endorsed P09009847 £3,500.00
"AFTER STRIKING", dated "Mar. 2.1875" and
initialled "FI". Scarce. � 223 SG150var 1874 1s Green plate 10. Very fine and
P09009833 £1,800.00 fresh unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur lettered
AI. Very scarce, one of only 21 possible examples
� 212 SG138var 1875 21/2d Die proof plate 3. Superb many of which are in institutionalised collections.
example printed in black on white glazed card P09009849 £2,800.00
with void corner letters mounted on a piece from
the De La Rue striking book with manuscript S 224 SG152var 1876 4d Vermilion plate 15. Superb
endorsements. Unique. unmounted o.g. example lettered PC, overprinted
P09009832 £1,500.00 "SPECIMEN" type 9. Spec. J62t.
P09007559 £350.00
� 213 SG138var 1875 21/2d Die proof. Superb example
printed in black on white glazed card mounted in � 225 SG152 1876 4d Vermilion plate 15. Very fine and
sunken frame with corner letters and plate fresh large part unused o.g. example lettered CB.
numbers void. Scarce. Ex. De La Rue Archive. Lovely colour. Cat. £2400.
P09009831 £1,500.00 P09005517 £1,850.00

S 214 SG141var 1877 21/2d Rosy mauve plate 8. Superb � 226 SG153 1877 4d Sage green plate 16. Very fine
unmounted o.g. imperforate left hand marginal used example lettered MJ, neatly cancelled by a
block of four lettered MA-NB, overprinted Liverpool cds for 2.DE.79. Most attractive.
"SPECIMEN" type 9. Scarce. Spec. J9s. P09004258 £225.00
P09009867 £1,500.00
� 227 SG154 1880 4d Grey brown plate 17 (Wmk. Large
� 215 SG141 1876 21/2d Rosy mauve plate 9. Very fine Garter). Very fine unused large part o.g. example
and fresh unused o.g. example lettered HA. lettered QC, centred slightly to the left
P07803777 £425.00 nevertheless very presentable. 1986 RPS Cert.
Cat. £2400.
P09007570 £1,750.00
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� 228 SG156var 1876 8d Orange plate 2 "Abnormal". � 240 SG168 1880 2d Pale rose. Very fine used example
Very fine unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur neatly cancelled by a crisp blue
lettered TJ. Very scarce, this plate was never put Registered/Edinburgh cds for MR.2.1882. Most
to press as the 8d value was withdrawn, and only attractive.
24 examples have been removed from the P09009897 £90.00
imprimatur sheet many of which are in
institutionalised collections. � 241 SG169 1881 5d Indigo. Very fine used example
P09009839 £8,000.00 neatly cancelled by a Romsey cds for
NO.22.1882. Lovely deep colour.
� 229 SG156 1877 8d Orange plate 1. A superb used P09009600 £110.00
example lettered LH, beautifully cancelled by a
crisp Inverness M.O.O. thimble cds for Christmas � 242 SG169 1881 5d Indigo. A superb unused o.g. top
day 1880. Most attractive. right hand corner marginal block of four lightly
P09007557 £375.00 mounted on two stamps only. Very rarely seen so
fine.
� 230 SG157 1881 21/2d Blue plate 21. A pristine P09009899 £3,950.00
unmounted o.g. example lettered GL. 2006 BPA
Cert. � 243 SG169 1881 5d Indigo plate 2. Very fine unused
P09009879 £550.00 o.g. imperforate imprimatur. Very scarce, only 22
examples have been removed from the
� 231 SG157 1881 21/2d Blue plate 22. Very fine and imprimatur sheet of this plate many of which are
fresh unused o.g. imperforate top marginal in institutionalised collections.
imprimatur lettered AK. Very scarce, one of only P09009840 £1,500.00
16 possible example many of which are in
institutionalised collections. � 244 SG169 1881 5d Indigo. Very fine and fresh
P09009843 £2,250.00 unmounted o.g. example. Scarce.
P09009441 £950.00
� 232 SG158 1881 3d Rose plate 21. Very fine and fresh
well centred unused o.g. example lettered LI. � 245 SG172 1881 1d Lilac (Die 2). Superb unmounted
P09009598 £400.00 o.g. top marginal example with "PEARS SOAP"
advertisement on reverse in blue. Scarce so fine.
� 233 SG160 1880 4d Grey brown plate 17. Very fine Spec. K8(1)l. 1999 Brandon Cert.
and fresh unused o.g. left hand marginal example P09002262 £675.00
lettered EA. 1979 RPS Cert.
P09009409 £350.00 � 246 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac colour trial. Very fine
unused imperforate example printed in emerald
� 234 SG161 1881 6d Grey plate 17. Very fine and fresh on gummed "Crown" watermarked paper. Very
well centred unused o.g. example lettered FB. scarce.
Lovely deep colour. P09009850 £2,500.00
P09009564 £400.00
� 247 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac colour trial. Very fine
� 235 SG161var 1881 6d Grey plate proof plate 18. Very unused imperforate example printed in lavender
fine unused imperforate example printed by De on gummed "Crown" watermarked paper. Very
La Rue in black on thin card, lettered AC. Very scarce.
scarce. P09009851 £2,500.00
P09009837 £2,000.00
� 248 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac colour trial. Very fine
� 236 SG162 1883 6d on 6d Lilac plate 18. Very fine unused perforated example printed in light blue
used example lettered TG, neatly cancelled by a on gummed "Crown" watermarked paper. Very
crisp Widnes cds for NO.2.1883. Most attractive. scarce.
P09009599 £130.00 P09009852 £2,500.00

� 237 SG162 1883 6d on 6d Lilac plate 18. Very fine � 249 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac colour trial. Very fine
used well centred block of four lettered FK-GL, unused perforated example printed in carmine on
each stamp neatly cancelled by a Newmains cds gummed "Crown" watermarked paper. Very
for MR.24.1883. Attractive Scottish usage and a scarce.
very scarce multiple. P09009853 £2,500.00
P09009421 £750.00
� 250 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac colour trial. Very fine
� 238 SG163 1881 1s Orange-brown plate 13. Very fine unused perforated example printed in purple on
used example lettered OL, neatly cancelled by a pink gummed "Crown" watermarked paper. Very
crisp Haverstock Hill cds for NO.2.1883. Most scarce.
attractive. P09009854 £2,500.00
P09003599 £165.00
� 251 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac (Die 2). Very fine example
� 239 SG167 1880 11/2d Venetian red. Very fine used in black on white glazed card mounted on a piece
example neatly cancelled by a part London cds from the De La Rue striking book, dated 1890
leaving a clear profile. Most attractive. with manuscript regarding plate repairs. Unique.
P09009934 £45.00 P09009812 £1,300.00

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� 252 SG172var 1881 1d Lilac (Die 2). Very fine example � 263 SG180 1884 5s Rose. Very fine used example
in black on white glazed card mounted on a piece lettered BG, neatly cancelled by a crisp Hull cds
from the De La Rue striking book, dated 1889 for SP.26.1891. Most attractive.
with various manuscripts regarding "leads taken". P09004607 £180.00
Unique.
P09009813 £1,400.00 � 264 SG181 1884 5s Crimson. Very fine and fresh
unused o.g. example lettered AC. Lovely colour
� 253 SG175var 1883 2s6d Lilac plate 1 (Blued paper). and gum.
Very fine unused o.g. imperforate imprimatur P09009803 £850.00
lettered CC. Very scarce, only 24 possible
examples from this plate many of which are in � 265 SG183 1884 10s Ultramarine. Very fine used
institutionalised collections. example lettered CC, neatly cancelled by a crisp
P09009821 £4,250.00 Brighton/Postmasters Office cds for SP.16.1893.
Lovely colour.
� 254 SG175var 1883 2s6d Die proof. Very fine example P09009909 £475.00
printed in black on white glazed card (92 x
61mm), endorsed "BEFORE STRIKING" and � 266 SG183 1884 10s Ultramarine. A pristine
dated "13 APR 83". Scarce. unmounted o.g. bottom right-hand corner
P09009822 £2,500.00 marginal block of four lettered FG-GH. A
magnificent block in exceptional quality.
� 255 SG175var 1883 2s6d Lilac die proof. Superb P09009514 £13,000.00
example in black on white glazed , cut down and
unmounted with corner squares void. Ex. De La S 267 SG185var 1884 £1 Brown-lilac (Wmk. Three
Rue Archive. Crowns). Very fine unused o.g. example lettered
P09009804 £2,250.00 IA, overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Scarce.
G0902681 £2,600.00
S 256 SG176var 1884 5s Rose (Blued paper, Perf.12).
Superb unused o.g. well centred example lettered � 268 SG187/96var 1883 1/2d-1s "Lilac and green"
MG overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Very scarce. Unified Issue. Very fine unused o.g. set of ten
Spec. K11t. overprinted "CANCELLED" type 14, a couple of
P09009818 £2,000.00 the usual minor perf faults nevertheless a very
rare set from the DLR archives, no more than six
S 257 SG176var 1884 5s Rose (Blued paper). Superb sets are thought to exist in private hands.
unused o.g. imperforate example lettered CC G0902725 £9,000.00
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Very scarce.
Spec. K11u. � 269 SG188/96 1883-84 11/2d-1s "Lilac and green"
P09009817 £3,500.00 issue. Very fine and fresh unused o.g. set of nine
imperforate imprimaturs. Lovely colour and gum,
� 258 SG176var 1884 5s Rose die proof. Superb
example in black on white glazed , cut down and an extremely scarce and difficult set to assemble.
unmounted with corner squares void. Ex. De La P09009519 £7,000.00
Rue Archive.
P09009805 £2,800.00 � 270 SG188 1884 11/2d Lilac. Very fine and fresh, well
centred unused o.g. example lettered JJ.
P09009593 £110.00
� 259 SG178 1883 2s6d Lilac. Very fine and fresh
unmounted o.g. example lettered NG. Most
attractive. � 271 SG188var 1883 11/2d "Unified Series" die proof.
P09009566 £600.00 Very fine example printed in black on white glazed
card (90 x 60mm) without corner letters, endorsed
� 260 SG178 1883 2s6d Lilac. Very fine used perfectly "BEFORE HARDENING" and dated "4 AUG
centred example lettered KF, beautifully cancelled 1883".Scarce.
by a crisp upright Jersey cds for AU.25.1900. P09009836 £1,300.00
Most attractive.
P09009403 £150.00 � 272 SG189var 1884 2d Colour trial. Very fine unused
o.g. example lettered JT, printed in purple on red
S 261 SG178var 1884 2s6d Lilac (White paper). Very unwatermarked paper. Most attractive.
fine large part o.g. example lettered DH, P09002272 £450.00
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 13. Rare, very few
example of this specimen type have been � 273 SG191 1884 3d Lilac. Very fine and fresh lightly
recorded, this particular example is pictured on mounted unused o.g. example lettered DD.
pg.47 of "Specimen stamps and stationery of P09009572 £225.00
Great Britain" by Samuel and Huggins.
P09009819 £2,500.00 � 274 SG191 1884 3d Lilac. Very fine and fresh
unmounted o.g. example lettered EC.
S 262 SG180var 1884 5s Rose (White paper). Very fine P09009571 £300.00
large part o.g. example lettered CH, overprinted
"SPECIMEN" type 13. Rare, very few example of � 275 SG192 1883 4d Dull green. Very fine and fresh
this specimen type have been recorded, this unmounted o.g. perfectly centred block of four
particular example is pictured on pg.47 of lettered DJ-EK. Lovely colour.
"Specimen stamps and stationery of Great P09009868 £3,000.00
Britain" by Samuel and Huggins.
P09009820 £2,500.00

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� 276 SG193var 1883 5d "Unified Series" Die proof. � 289 SG211 1887 1s Dull green. A very fine and fresh
Superb die 2 example printed in black on white unmounted o.g. bottom marginal example.
glazed card without corner letters mounted on a P09009424 £300.00
piece from the De La Rue striking book with
manuscript endorsements. Unique. � 290 SG212 1891 £1 Green. An exceptionally fine and
P09009834 £1,400.00 fresh unmounted o.g. top marginal example
lettered AD. Lovely colour and gum, very scarce
� 277 SG193var 1883 5d Unified issue die proof (Die 1, so fine.
with "line under d"). Superb example printed in P09009516 £6,500.00
black on white glazed card (93 x61mm), endorsed
"BEFORE HARDENING" and dated "26 FEB. 83". � 291 SG213wi 1900 1/2d Blue green (Wmk. Inverted).
Scarce. Very fine unmounted o.g. example.
P09007552 £3,000.00 P08903355 £45.00

� 278 SG193 1884 5d Dull green. Very fine and fresh, � 292 SG221var 1909 11/2d Colour trial. Very fine
well centred unused o.g. example lettered JI. example printed on gummed, unwatermarked
P09009594 £450.00 pink tinted paper (white back) in purple. Produced
for the proposed mono colour issue that was
� 279 SG194 1884 6d Dull green. A superb unmounted subsequently abandoned on the death of the
o.g. example lettered KL with pristine colour and King. Very rare, no more than two or three
gum. Scarce so fine. examples of each colour recorded in private
P09007543 £600.00 hands.
P09006327 £7,500.00
� 280 SG194 1884 6d Dull green. A very fine and fresh
unused o.g. example lettered EJ. Scarce so fine. � 293 SG221 1902 11/2d Dull purple & green (O). Very
P09009881 £475.00 fine unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR.
Spec. M8(1).
� 281 SG195var 1883 9d Dull green die proof. Very fine P08910309 £75.00
example printed in black on white glazed card (92
x 61mm) endorsed "BEFORE HARDENING" and � 294 SG224 1905 11/2d Slate purple & bluish green (C).
dated "13 JUN 83" (Converted to the 16th in Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
manuscript). Scarce. DLR. Spec. M9(3).
P09009869 £1,700.00 P07800646 £70.00

� 282 SG198wi 1887 11/2d Dull purple & green (Wmk. � 295 SG225 1902 2d Yellowish green & carmine-red
Inverted). Very fine used example of this scarce (O). Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
watermark variety lightly cancelled by a small part DLR. Spec. M11(1).
cds leaving Queen's portrait clear. Scarce. P09004718 £75.00
P06708382 £350.00
� 296 SG226var 1903 2d Pale greyish green & scarlet
� 283 SG201wi 1897 21/2d Purple/blue "Jubilee" (Wmk. (O). Very fine unmounted o.g. bottom margin
Inverted). Superb used example of this rare example printed by DLR. Spec. M11(3). 1987 BPA
watermark variety neatly cancelled by a crisp cert.
London hooded circle date stamp. Very rarely P08910319 £400.00
seen so fine.
P09009873 £1,000.00 � 297 SG229 1907 2d Dull blue green & carmine (C).
Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
� 284 SG204 1890 3d Purple/orange. Superb DLR. Spec M12(2).
unmounted o.g. left hand marginal example of P09006349 £180.00
this difficult "Jubilee" shade. 1979 BPA Cert.
P09009445 £1,250.00 � 298 SG230 1902 21/2d Ultramarine. Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec
� 285 SG207 1887 5d Dull purple & blue (Die 1). Very M16(2).
fine unused o.g. example. P08914412 £32.00
P09009882 £600.00
� 299 SG232 1902 3d Dull purple/orange-yellow (O).
� 286 SG211var 1900 1s "Jubilee" colour trial. Very fine Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
example printed in purple on gummed, Crown DLR. Spec M19(1).
watermarked paper. Scarce. P09004723 £75.00
P09009874 £2,200.00
� 300 SG232c 1906 3d Pale reddish purple/orange-
� 287 SG211var 1899 1s "Jubilee" colour trial. Very fine yellow (C). Very fine unmounted o.g. example
unmounted o.g. top right hand corner marginal printed by DLR. Spec M20(1)
example printed in light blue. Most attractive and P08910354 £375.00
scarce.
P09009856 £2,250.00 � 301 SG233b 1906 3d Pale purple/lemon (C). Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec.
� 288 SG211 1887 1s Dull green. A very fine and fresh M20(4).
unmounted o.g. bottom corner marginal block of P08914490 £80.00
four. A very attractive and scarce positional multiple.
P09009425 £1,650.00
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� 302 SG235var 1902 4d Green & brown (O). Very fine � 316 SG262var 1905 2s6d Slate purple (C). Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec. and fresh unmounted o.g. example printed by
M23(2). DLR. Spec M49(3).
P07805459 £110.00 P09009430 £550.00

� 303 SG236 1902 4d Green & chocolate brown (O). � 317 SG263 1902 5s Bright carmine. Very fine and
Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by fresh unused o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec.
DLR. Spec. M23(3). M51(1).
P09004733 £110.00 P09009802 £350.00

� 304 SG239 1909 4d Brown orange. Very fine � 318 SG264 1902 5s Deep bright carmine. Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec. unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec.
M25(1). 1997 Hendon Cert. M51(2).
P09004736 £340.00 P09009426 £800.00

� 305 SG242var 1902 5d Slate purple & ultramarine (O). � 319 SG265var 1902 10s Deep ultramarine. Superb
Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by unmounted o.g. example of this scarce DLR
DLR. Spec. M28(2). Photocopy of 1979RPS Cert shade. Spec. M51(2).
block of four from which this single was taken.. P09007544 £2,000.00
P07801263 £125.00
� 320 SG266var 1902 £1 Dull blue green. Fine unused
� 306 SG245 1902 6d Pale dull purple (O). Very fine o.g. example overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 16.
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. Spec. printed by DLR, light vertical gum creasing
M31(1). otherwise very fresh. Spec. M55(1)s. Cat £1200.
P08910375 £75.00 P09001215 £650.00

� 307 SG249a 1910 7d Deep grey-black. Very fine � 321 SG271 1911 1/2d Bright green (Fine impression).
unmounted o.g. block of four printed by DLR. Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
Spec. M37(2). 1985 RPS Cert. Harrison & Sons. Spec. M3(6).
P07801264 £600.00 P09004716 £425.00

� 308 SG251a 1905 9d Slate purple & ultramarine (C). � 322 SG274wi 1911 1d Rose-carmine (Wmk. inverted)
Very fine unmounted o.g. corner marginal block of Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
four printed by DLR. Spec. M40(3). Harrison & Sons. Spec. M6(5)b.
P07810768 £875.00 P08910313 £85.00

� 309 SG251a var 1906 9d Slate purple & pale � 323 SG275 1911 1d Aniline pink (F). Very fine
ultramarine (C). Very fine unmounted o.g. unmounted o.g. example printed by Harrison &
example printed by DLR. Spec M40(2). Sons. Exceptionally bright colour. Spec. M6(8).
P08910365 £220.00 1979 RPS Cert.
P09009412 £1,200.00
� 310 SG254var 1902 10d Slate purple & carmine (O).
Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by � 324 SG275 1911 1d Aniline pink (F). Very fine used
DLR. Spec. M42(2). example printed by Harrison & Sons, neatly
P08912413 £225.00 cancelled by a superb Harrogate cds for
JU.8.1911. Spec. M6(8).
� 311 SG255 1906 10d Slate purple & carmine (C). Very P09009411 £350.00
fine used example neatly cancelled by a crisp
Aldgate cds for FE.4.1910. Spec.M43(2). � 325 SG275var 1911 1d Aniline rose (F). Very fine
P08906464 £60.00 unmounted o.g. imperforate example printed by
Harrison & Sons on crown watermarked paper
� 312 SG257var 1902 1s Dull green & bright carmine overprinted diagonally "CANCELLED" type 21.
(O). Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by Spec. M6(7)t.
DLR. Spec. M45(2). P08904732 £65.00
P08914481 £180.00
� 326 SG276var 1911 21/2d Deep bright blue (Perf. 14).
� 313 SG259a var 1905 1s Deep dull green & scarlet (C). Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by
Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed by Harrison & Sons. Spec. M17(2).
DLR. Spec. M46(4). P07806653 £120.00
P08914483 £180.00
� 327 SG277 1911 3d Purple/lemon (Perf. 14). Very fine
� 314 SG260 1902 2s 6d Lilac (O). Very fine unused o.g. and fresh unmounted o.g. example printed by
example printed by DLR. Spec. M48(1). Harrison & Sons. Spec. M21(1).
P09009601 £225.00 P09004728 £175.00

� 315 SG261 1905 2s6d Pale dull purple (C). Very fine � 328 SG278 1911 4d Bright orange (Perf. 14). Very fine
and fresh unmounted o.g. example printed by unmounted o.g. example printed by Harrison &
DLR. Spec. M49(1). Sons. Spec. M26(1).
P09009428 £600.00 P09004739 £220.00

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� 329 SG279/86 1911 1/2d-4d Definitives (Perf. 15x14). � 341 SG305var 1912 7d Deep slate grey. Very fine
Very fine unmounted o.g. set of five printed by unmounted o.g. left hand marginal example
Harrison & Sons. printed at Somerset House. Spec. M37(2). 2001
P09008808 £250.00 RPS Cert.
P08906428 £200.00
� 330 SG285var 1911 3d Dull reddish purple/lemon
(Perf. 15x14). Very fine unmounted o.g. example � 342 SG306a 1911 9d Deep dull reddish purple & deep
printed by Harrison & Sons. Spec. M22 (4). bright blue. Very fine unmounted o.g. example
P07805516 £70.00 printed at Somerset House. Spec. M41(2).
P07805540 £175.00
� 331 SG287var 1911 11/2d Dull reddish purple & bright
green. Very fine unmounted o.g. example printed � 343 SG307 1911 9d Dull reddish purple & blue. Very
at Somerset House. Spec. M10(3). fine unmounted o.g. right hand side marginal
P08910337 £50.00 example printed at Somerset House.
Spec.M41(3).
� 332 SG289 1912 11/2d Slate purple & green (F). Very P09001228 £120.00
fine unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset
House. Spec. M10(7). � 344 SG307a 1913 9d Deep plum & blue. Very fine
P07805521 £55.00 unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset
House. Spec. M41(5).
� 333 SG289 1912 11/2d Slate purple & green (F). A very P09002326 £120.00
fine and fresh top marginal block of twenty four
from the top two rows of the sheet in a particularly � 345 SG307a 1913 9d Deep plum & blue. Very fine
deep shade showing good U/V reaction. Printed unmounted o.g. corner marginal block of four
at Somerset House from plates H4b/D7 with co- printed at Somerset House. Spec. M41(5).
extensive rules. All but eight stamps unmounted P07809310 £550.00
o.g., columns 4 and 9 affected by light vertical
creasing as to be expected with such a multiple � 346 SG308 1912 9d Slate purple & cobalt blue (F). A
nevertheless a spectacular and scarce positional superb unmounted o.g. complete pane (F) of
piece. Spec. M10(7). Cat. £1200+. twenty printed at Somerset House from plates
P09006343 £950.00 H2c/D1, light vertical crease affects the central
column but does not detract from the spectacular
� 334 SG292 1912 2d Grey green & bright carmine. Very appearance of this rare pane. Due to the highly
fine unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset corrosive properties of the fluorescent dye the ink
House. Spec. M13(4). was very quickly withdrawn, very few panes
P08910344 £55.00 appear to have survived and are therefore
extremely rare. Spec. M41(4). Cat. £6000+
� 335 SG293 1911 5d Dull reddish purple & bright blue. P09005591 £5,000.00
Very fine used example neatly cancelled by a
crisp Hammersmith cds. Most attractive. � 347 SG309var 1911 10d Dull purple & scarlet. Very
P09009495 £22.00 fine unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset
House. Spec. M44(4). 1976 RPS Cert.
� 336 SG294 1911 5d Deep dull reddish purple & bright P07806686 £425.00
blue. Very fine unmounted o.g. corner marginal
"date cut" block of four printed at Somerset � 348 SG310 1911 10d Dull reddish purple & aniline
House from plates H4b/D5. Spec. M30(3). pink (F). Very fine unmounted o.g. example
P07810385 £250.00 printed at Somerset House. Spec. M44(5). 2001
RPS Cert.
� 337 SG295 1911 6d Royal purple (F). Very fine P08906460 £475.00
unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset
House. Spec. M33(1). � 349 SG311 1912 10d Dull reddish purple & carmine.
P09004742 £95.00 Very fine unmounted o.g. bottom marginal
example printed at Somerset House. Spec.
� 338 SG298var 1911 6d Dull lilac (F). Superb used M44(6).
example beautifully cancelled by a crisp P08912402 £140.00
Registered/Burnley date stamp for MY.16.1912.
Spec. M33(8). � 350 SG312 1911 1s Dark green & scarlet. Very fine
P08906416 £125.00 and fresh unmounted o.g. right hand corner
marginal example printed at Somerset House.
� 339 SG299 1911 6d Very deep reddish purple (F). Very Spec. M47(1). 1994 RPS Cert.
fine unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset P07814062 £220.00
House. Spec. M33(3). 1986 RPS cert.
P08910384 £95.00 � 351 SG314 1912 1s Green & carmine. Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset
� 340 SG301 1913 6d Dull purple (Dickinson coated House. Spec. M47(4).
paper). Very fine unmounted o.g. bottom margin P07805548 £125.00
example printed at Somerset House. Spec.
M34(1). 1976 RPS Cert. � 352 SG315 1911 2s6d Dull greyish purple (F). A
P08910390 £450.00 superb unmounted o.g. example of this difficult
Somerset House shade. Spec. M50(1).
P09009431 £1,200.00
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� 353 SG317 1911 2s6d Dark purple. Very fine unused � 366 SG324var 1911 1/2d Very deep green (Die 1b).
o.g. corner marginal "date cut" corner pair printed Very fine unused o.g. example of this difficult
at Somerset House from plate 1b. Spec. M50(3). shade. Spec. N2(7). 1985 RPS Cert.
P07807753 £600.00 P08905740 £400.00

� 354 SG317 1911 2s6d Dark purple (O). Very fine � 367 SG327var 1911 1d Carmine (Die 1a). Very fine
unmounted o.g. example printed at Somerset unused o.g. paper trial on thick chalk surfaced
House. Spec. M50(3). paper without watermark. See Spec. Vol.2 pg
P09009432 £650.00 162.
P07805571 £200.00
� 355 SG318 1911 5s Carmine. Very fine and fresh well
centred unmounted o.g. block of four printed at � 368 SG327var 1911 1d Deep carmine red (Die 1a).
Somerset House. Spec. M52(2). Very fine unused o.g. A11(w) control example.
P09009511 £4,000.00 Spec. N7(3).
P08905725 £30.00
� 356 SG318 1911 5s Carmine. Very fine unmounted
o.g. corner marginal "date cut" example printed � 369 SG329var 1911 1d Carmine (Die 1b). Superb
at Somerset House. Spec. M52(2). unmounted o.g. imperforate plate proof, printed
P09007561 £800.00 on unwatermarked chalk surfaced paper.
P08905770 £250.00
� 357 SG318 1911 5s Carmine. Very fine unmounted
o.g. bottom interpanneau marginal example � 370 SG331 1911 1d Rose-pink (Die 1b). Very fine and
printed at Somerset House. Spec. M52(2). fresh unmounted o.g. example. Spec. N8(8).
P09009567 £800.00 P09004771 £225.00

� 358 SG319 1911 10s Blue. Very fine unmounted o.g. � 371 SG335 1912 1/2d Green (Die 1b, Wmk. Simple
example printed at Somerset House. Spec. M54(2). Cypher). Very fine unmounted o.g. example. Ex.
P09009414 £2,000.00 Booklets.
P09004775 £75.00
� 359 SG320 1911 £1 Deep green. Superb unmounted
o.g. top left hand corner interpanneau marginal � 372 SG339var 1912 1/2d Bluish green (Die 2). Very fine
example printed at Somerset House. Spec. M56. unmounted o.g. example. Spec. N4(5).
P09009434 £3,250.00 P08905778 £160.00

� 360 SG320 1911 £1 Deep green. Superb unmounted � 373 SG343 1912 1d Aniline scarlet. Very fine unused
o.g. left hand marginal example printed at o.g. B12(w) control block of six (four stamps
Somerset House. Spec. M56. 1981 BPA Cert. unmounted) perforation type 2 with excellent U/V
P09009435 £3,000.00 reaction. 1957 RPS Cert. Spec. N11(5).
P08912645 £1,750.00
F 361 SG320var 1911 £1 Green "Lowden" forgery. Very
fine example of this famous forgery printed by � 374 SG345a 1912 1d Scarlet. Very fine unmounted
photo lithography, tied to a piece of brown paper o.g. example showing variety "No cross on
with a forged Jersey cancellation as usual. Very Crown" in horizontal pair with normal. Scarce.
scarce. P08905793 £175.00
P09007590 £1,100.00
� 375 SG346/50b 1912 1/2d Green & 1d Scarlet. Superb
� 362 SG320 1911 £1 Deep green. Very fine used unused o.g. imperforate set of two in horizontal
example neatly cancelled by a crisp Guernsey pairs.
cds JU.02.1913. Lovely colour. 1983 BPA Cert. P08905798 £525.00
P07810299 £700.00
� 376 SG350a 1912 1d Scarlet (Wmk. Multiple Cypher).
� 363 SG. 1910 4d Hentschel colour essay. Very fine Very fine unmounted o.g. pair, left stamp showing
example printed in dull carmine red on white variety "No Cross on Crown". Scarce.
wove paper (65 x 38mm) with manuscript "Deep P08910664 £210.00
Red Stamp 2202" below design. Most attractive
and scarce. � 377 SG351var 1922 1/2d Deep cobalt green. Very fine
P08907995 £800.00 unmounted o.g. corner marginal example. Spec.
N14(18). 1987 RPS Cert.
� 364 SG. 1910 9d Hentschel colour essay. Very fine P08904799 £385.00
example printed in black on yellow paper affixed
to thin card (40 x 43mm) with manuscript "W/98 & � 378 SG351var 1915 1/2d Olive green (Wmk simple
5271" above design and "Black on Jones yellow cypher). Very fine unmounted o.g. example. Spec
paper" below. Most attractive and scarce. N14(12).
P08912632 £875.00 P07806723 £125.00

� 365 SG322a 1911 1/2d Green (Die A, Perf. 14). Very � 379 SG357var 1912 1d Bright scarlet (No watermark).
fine used example of this rare perforation variety, Superb unmounted o.g.top right-hand corner
neatly cancelled by a Yarmouth cds for marginal example. Scarce. Spec. N16(1)a.
AU.17.1911. Spec. N1(1)b. P07810399 £275.00
P09009404 £900.00

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� 380 SG357 1912 1d Pink. Very fine unmounted o.g. � 395 SG385a 1920 6d Reddish purple (Perf. 14). Very
example of this distinctive shade. Spec. N16(10). fine unused o.g. example.
P09001055 £350.00 P09001058 £90.00

� 381 SG361 1912 1d Scarlet vermilion. Superb unused � 396 SG390wi 1913 8d Black/yellow (Wmk. Inverted).
o.g. example. Superb unmounted o.g. corner marginal block of
P07804998 £125.00 four, the watermark variety clearly showing in
sheet margin. Spec. N28(1)b.
� 382 SG361a 1912 1d Scarlet vermilion. Very fine P08900031 £775.00
unmounted o.g. example showing variety "printed
on back (sideways)". Scarce. Spec. N16(14)f. S 397 SG390var 1913 8d Black/yellow. Very fine
P09007457 £425.00 unmounted o.g. example overprinted
"SPECIMEN" type 26. Spec N28(1)s.
� 383 SG362var 1912 11/2d Red brown (No Watermark). P08905708 £225.00
Very fine unused o.g. example. Spec. N18(1)a.
P07812078 £175.00 � 398 SG393a 1922 9d Olive green. Very fine
unmounted o.g. marginal example.
� 384 SG363a 1912 11/2d Chocolate brown (No P07804350 £225.00
watermark). Very fine unmounted o.g. right hand
marginal example of this difficult variety. � 399 SG397/8 1913 1/2d Bright green & 1d scarlet
P08907489 £300.00 (Wmk. Multiple cypher). Superb unmounted o.g.
set of two with excellent perfs.
� 385 SG363var 1919 11/2d Chocolate. Very fine P09004706 £600.00
unmounted o.g. example of this difficult shade.
Spec. N18(7). � 400 SG399 1913 2s6d Deep sepia brown. Very fine
P08905633 £375.00 well centred unused o.g. example printed by
Waterlow. Spec. N63(1).
� 386 SG364a 1912 11/2d Chestnut. Very fine P08910793 £280.00
unmounted o.g. right hand marginal block of six
with thick chestnut rule showing "PENCF" variety S 401 SG400/403 1913 2s6d-£1 "Seahorses". Very fine
on top right hand stamp from Pl 29, R.15/12. and fresh lightly mounted unused o.g. set of four
Spec. N18(13)h. values printed by Waterlow, overprinted
P09006007 £160.00 "SPECIMEN" type 26.
P09009573 £4,500.00
� 387 SG366var 1912 2d Orange-yellow (No
watermark). Superb unmounted o.g. bottom � 402 SG400 1913 2s6d Sepia brown. Very fine used
marginal example. Spec. N19(1)a. well centred example neatly cancelled by a crisp
P08910731 £250.00 upright Cardiff cds for 03.JU.1915 Most
attractive. Spec. N63(2).
� 388 SG371var 1912 21/2d Cobalt violet blue. Very fine P09006011 £160.00
unmounted o.g. example. Spec. N21(2).
P08910701 £35.00 � 403 SG401var 1913 5s Pale carmine rose. A superb
perfectly centred unmounted o.g. example
� 389 SG372 1917 21/2d Blue. Very fine unused o.g. printed by Waterlow. Spec. N66(2).
corner marginal control block of six printed at P09007545 £1,200.00
Somerset House showing the scarce J.17 control.
Spec. N21(10). � 404 SG402 1913 10s Indigo-blue. Very fine unused
P08912642 £750.00 o.g. example printed by Waterlow. Spec. N69(1).
P09009900 £950.00
� 390 SG375wi 1913 3d Violet (Wmk. Inverted). Very
fine unmounted bottom marginal o.g. example. � 405 SG402 1913 10s Indigo blue. Very fine and fresh
P06703144 £150.00 unmounted o.g. example printed by Waterlow.
Spec. N69(1). 1986 RPS Cert.
S 391 SG375var 1912 3d Violet. Very fine and fresh P09009513 £2,000.00
unused o.g. example overprinted "SPECIMEN"
type 26. Scarce. Spec. N22v. � 406 SG403var 1913 £1 Deep green. Very fine and
P07809978 £200.00 fresh well centred unmounted o.g. example of this
difficult Waterlow shade. Spec. N72(2).
� 392 SG378var 1921 4d Deep slate green. Very fine P09009520 £5,000.00
unmounted o.g. example. Spec. N23(7).
P08905684 £200.00 � 407 SG404var 1913 £1 Dull blue green. Very fine well
centred unmounted o.g. example printed by
� 393 SG379wi 1913 4d Grey green (Wmk. Inverted). Waterlow, overprinted "CANCELLED" type24.
Very fine and fresh unused o.g. example. Very scarce on this shade. Spec. N72(3)u.
P09004070 £30.00 P09009501 £6,000.00

� 394 SG382var 1917 5d Ginger brown. Very fine � 408 SG405var 1915 2s6d Very deep yellow brown. A
unmounted o.g. example. Spec. N25(5). superb well centred unmounted o.g. example of
P08910713 £35.00 this very difficult DLR shade. Spec. N64(9). 1980
RPS Cert.
P09009905 £2,800.00
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� 409 SG407 1905 2s6d Pale brown. Very fine � 421 SG416 1918 5s Rose red. Very fine unmounted
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR, spec. o.g. example printed by Bradbury Wilkinson.
N64(7). Spec. N68(2).
P08910798 £475.00 P09000446 £450.00

� 410 SG407var 1915 2s6d Grey brown (Worn plate). A � 422 SG417 1919 10s Dull grey blue. Very fine used
very fine and fresh perfectly centred unmounted example printed by Bradbury Wilkinson neatly
o.g. bottom left hand corner marginal block of cancelled by a Bath/Somerset cds for
four printed by DLR. Light natural gum wrinkle DE.14.1934. Spec. N71(1).
affects one stamp not detracting from this P09009422 £160.00
magnificent block which shows extreme plate
wear. Scarce. � 423 SG420c 1924 11/2d Red brown (Printed on the
P09009904 £2,500.00 gummed side). Superb unused example of this
scarce variety lightly mounted on the ungummed
� 411 SG408var 1915 2s6d Grey brown. Very fine and side.
fresh unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR. P09005524 £650.00
Spec. N64(6).
P09007571 £500.00 � 424 SG420f 1924 11/2d Red brown. Superb unused
o.g. right hand marginal horizontal strip of four
� 412 SG408 1915 2s6d Sepia (Seal-brown). Very fine showing variety "Imperf between right side and
unmounted o.g. example printed by DLR, spec. margin". Very scarce. Spec. N35(1)f.
N64(10). P09009903 £1,400.00
P08910796 £475.00
� 425 SG420var 1924 11/2d Red brown. Superb unused
� 413 SG409 1915 5s Bright carmine. Very fine and o.g. right hand marginal horizontal pair showing
fresh well centred unmounted o.g. example variety "Imperf between right side and margin".
printed by DLR. Spec. N67(1). Very scarce. Spec. N35(1)f.
P09009436 £1,000.00 P09007554 £1,400.00

� 414 SG409wi 1915 5s Bright carmine (Wmk. Inverted). � 426 SG421wi 1926 2d Deep orange (Wmk. Inverted).
Very fine and fresh well centred unused o.g. Superb unmounted o.g. G27(I) corner control
example of this very difficult DLR watermark block of six printed by Waterlow from plate six. A
variety. Spec. N67(1)b. very scarce block.
P09007547 £4,000.00 P07810368 £325.00

� 415 SG409wj 1915 5s Bright carmine (Wmk. � 427 SG421wi 1924 2d Orange (Watermark inverted).
Reversed). Very fine and fresh well centred Superb unmounted o.g. left hand marginal
unmounted o.g. example of this very difficult DLR example.
watermark variety. Spec. N67(1)c. P09004282 £45.00
P09009506 £6,000.00
� 428 SG422var 1924 21/2d Blue. Very fine unused o.g.
� 416 SG411var 1915 10s Deep intense bright blue. example overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 23.
Superb unmounted o.g. well centred example of Scarce. Spec. N37s.
this very rare DLR shade. Spec. N70(4).2009 RPS P08912657 £400.00
Cert.
P09009521 £11,000.00 � 429 SG424var 1912 4d Bromide proof. Very fine
stamp size example (Fig. 26a) of Eve's wreath
� 417 SG411 1915 10s Deep blue. Very fine and fresh design mounted on card without sunken frame,
well centred unmounted o.g. example printed by dated on reverse "16 May 1912". Very scarce, see
DLR. A lovely example showing slight plate wear. Spec. Vol.2 catalogue pg.217.
Spec. N70(2). P08912672 £575.00
P09009415 £5,000.00
� 430 SG424wi 1924 4d Grey green (Wmk. Inverted).
� 418 SG412 1915 10s Blue. A very fine and fresh Very fine unmounted o.g. bottom marginal
unmounted o.g. bottom right hand corner example.
marginal example printed by DLR. Spec. N70(1). P09005425 £200.00
P09007546 £3,850.00
� 431 SG425 1924 5d Brown. Very fine unmounted o.g.
� 419 SG413 1915 10s Pale blue. Very fine and fresh example. Spec N40(1).
well centred unmounted o.g. example printed by P08910752 £40.00
DLR. Spec. N70(6).
P09009416 £3,800.00 � 432 SG425var 1927 5d Reddish brown. Very fine
unmounted o.g. example. Spec N40(3).
� 420 SG413a var 1920 2s6d Olive brown (Experimental P08910753 £85.00
printing). Very fine unmounted o.g. right hand
marginal example printed on the accepted Type A � 433 SG427wi 1926 9d Olive green (Wmk. Inverted).
Royal cypher watermarked paper, overprinted Superb unmounted o.g. F26 corner control block
"CANCELLED" type 24. Scarce. of six printed by Waterlow from plate one. A very
P08912619 £750.00 scarce block.
P07810373 £850.00

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� 434 SG428var 1924 10d Deep dull greenish blue. Very � 448 SG456a 1935 21/2d Prussian blue. Very fine
fine unmounted o.g. example. Spec N44(4). unmounted o.g. right hand marginal example of
P08910765 £100.00 this rare error of colour. 1976 BPA Cert.
G0902682 £14,000.00
S 435 SG428var 1924 10d Turquoise blue. Superb
unused o.g. imperforate example overprinted � 449 SG459a 1936 11/2d Red brown. Very fine
"SPECIMEN" type 23. Spec. N44t unmounted o.g. booklet pane with advertising
P08908897 £120.00 labels "Drages Fine Furniture/Drages Ltd.". Spec
PB5(7).
� 436 SG429var 1924 1s Deep fawn-brown. Very fine P07812298 £85.00
unmounted o.g. example. Spec N45(5).
P08910769 £175.00 � 450 SG459var 1936 11/2d Green coronation essay.
Very fine unused o.g. imperforate example printed
� 437 SG430/1 1924. British empire exhibition. Very fine on "E8R" watermarked paper, lightly mounted on
used. Set of two. a small piece of thin card depicting the King in the
P09006132 £26.00 uniform of the Welsh Guards. Very scarce and
attractive.
� 438 SG434/6var 1929 1/2d-11/2d Postal union P09009808 £1,250.00
congress. Very fine unused o.g. set of three
punched and cancelled type 33p. Scarce. Spec. � 451 SG459var 1936 11/2d Red coronation essay. Very
NCom5-7t. fine unused o.g. imperforate example printed on
P08908854 £580.00 "E8R" watermarked paper, lightly mounted on
thin card depicting the King in the uniform of the
� 439 SG435var 129 1d Scarlet. Superb unmounted Seaforth Highlanders. Very scarce and attractive.
o.g. corner marginal L29 control block of four, P09009807 £1,250.00
printed from plate 4 showing broken wreath
variety in position R.19/12. Spec. Ncom6d. � 452 SG462/6a 1937-47 1/2d-21/2d Definitives (Dark
P07813163 £280.00 colours, Wmk. Sideways). Very fine unmounted
o.g. set of five.
� 440 SG437wi 1929 21/2d Postal union congress (Wmk. P09004394 £155.00
Inverted). Very fine used example of this difficult
watermark variety neatly cancelled by a light � 453 SG493/4 1948 21/2d-£1 Royal silver wedding.
machine cancellation. Very fine unmounted o.g. set of two.
P08907538 £950.00 P09006140 £40.00

S 441 SG438s 1929 £1 Postal union congress. Superb � 454 SG515/519var 1952-54 1/2d-21/2d "Wildings"
unmounted o.g. example overprinted (Wmk. Tudor crown). Very fine unmounted o.g. set
"SPECIMEN" type 32 in red. Very scarce so fine. of eight of both watermark inverted and sideways
Spec. NCom9s varieties.
P09008834 £2,700.00 P09008849 £35.00

� 442 SG438 1929 £1 Postal union congress. Very fine � 455 SG536/9a 1958 2s6d-£1 "Castles" (1st De La Rue
used right hand marginal example with a light printing). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of four
Guernsey cds cancellation. values.
P09007586 £550.00 P09008854 £600.00

� 443 SG438 1929 £1 Postal union congress. Very fine � 456 SG540/58 1955-58 1/2d-1s6d "Wildings" (St.
unused o.g. example. Edwards Crown). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of
P09007587 £750.00 seventeen each overprinted by two vertical post
office training bars.
� 444 SG439/41wi 1934 1/2d-11/2d "Photogravure" P09008855 £45.00
(Wmk. Inverted). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of
three values. � 457 SG570/76var 1958-65 1/2d-4d "Wildings" (Wmk.
P08906370 £50.00 Multiple crown). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of
seventeen comprising of all the watermark
� 445 SG440var 1934 1d Scarlet essay. Very fine varieties for this set including the difficult 2d light
unused o.g. imperforate "large head" essay brown watermark inverted.
printed on block cypher watermarked paper. P09008843 £155.00
P08906036 £150.00
� 458 SG573wi 1961 2d Light red brown (Wmk.
� 446 SG440cwi 1935 1d Scarlet (Small format, Wmk. Inverted). Superb unmounted o.g. left hand
Sideways Inverted). Superb unmounted o.g. strip marginal example.
of four examples of this scarce watermark variety. P09009461 £140.00
Spec. N50(1)c.
P08908709 £600.00 � 459 SG584var 1858 1s Bistre brown (Double
Impression). Very fine unmounted o.g. example of
� 447 SG450/2 1934 2s6d-10s "Seahorses" (Re- this very visual variety. Spec. S138a. 1991 BPA
engraved). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of four Cert.
including both specialised shades of the 2s6d P09007573 £200.00
value, chocolate brown and reddish brown.
P09004674 £1,150.00
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� 460 SG587/95wi 1958-61 1/2d-3d "Wildings" � 473 SGX875a 1977 7p Purple-brown (1 centre band).
Graphite-lined issue. Very fine unmounted o.g. Superb unmounted o.g. imperforate block of four.
set of five with inverted watermark. P09004338 £280.00
P09008840 £130.00
� 474 SG896a 1971 71/2p Christmas. Superb
� 461 SG589wi 1959 11/2d Green (2nd Graphite issue, unmounted o.g. example with gold (Queens head)
Wmk. Inverted). Superb unmounted o.g. omitted. Offered with normal for comparison.
example. P08906297 £275.00
P09009454 £60.00
� 475 SG898Eya 1973 5p British polar explorers Very
� 462 SG591wi 1959 21/2d Carmine red (2nd Graphite fine unmounted o.g. example with gold (Queen's
issue, Wmk. Inverted). Superb unmounted o.g. head) and phosphor omitted. Offered with normal
example. for comparison.
P09009457 £65.00 P08913829 £250.00

� 463 SG595/8 1959 2s6d - £1 "Castles" (2nd DLR � 476 SG905b 1972 4p British village churches. Very
Printing). Very fine unused example fine unmounted o.g. example with violet-blue
P09007451 £195.00 omitted, offered with normal for comparison.
P08913835 £200.00
� 464 SG595/8a 1963 2s6d-£1 "Castle" High Values
(Bradbury Wilkinson printing). Superb unmounted � 477 SG925a 1973 5p British explorers Very fine
o.g. set of four in bottom right hand corner unmounted o.g. example with gold (Queen's
marginal plate blocks of four, from plates 8A,3 2 head) omitted. Offered with normal for
&1. comparison.
P09009450 £90.00 P08913827 £200.00

� 465 SG596awi 1959 5s Scarlet-vermillion "Castles" � 478 SG948c 1973 31/2p Christmas. Very fine
(Bradbury Wilkinson printing, Wmk inverted). Very unmounted o.g. example with salmon pink
fine unmounted o.g. top left handcorner marginal omitted. Offered with normal for comparison.
example of this difficult watermark variety. P08913045 £100.00
P09006119 £375.00
� 479 SG948d 1973 31/2p Christmas. Very fine
� 466 SG599/609 1959 1/2d-41/2d "Wildings" (Phosphor- unmounted o.g. example with ultramarine (leg,
graphite). Very fine unmounted o.g. set of nine robes) omitted. Offered with normal for
including the 2d W165 error of watermark. comparison.
P04509855 £250.00 P08913824 £250.00

� 467 SG605a 1959 2d Light red brown (Phosphor � 480 SGX875a 1977 7p Purple-brown (1 Centre band).
graphite, Watermark W165).Very fine unmounted Superb unmounted o.g. imperforate horizontal
o.g. example printed on St Edwards Crown pair.
watermarked paper in error. P09004350 £140.00
P09005460 £180.00
� 481 SGX883a 1976 9p Deep violet (2 bands). Very fine
� 468 SG610/16wi 1960-67 1/2d-41/2d "Wildings" unmounted o.g. imperforate horizontal pair.
Phosphor issue. Very fine unmounted o.g. set of Scarce.
ten with inverted watermark. P09004324 £275.00
P09008842 £295.00
� 482 SGX893a 1981 111/2p Drab (1 Centre band).
� 469 SG610/16var 1960-67 1/2d-4d"Wildings" Superb unmounted o.g. imperforate vertical pair.
Phosphor issue. Very fine unmounted o.g. set of P09004352 £275.00
eight with sideways watermark.
P09008841 £25.00 � 483 SGX898a 1982 121/2p Light emerald (1 centre
band). Superb unmounted o.g. left hand marginal
� 470 SG614b 1961 21/2d Carmine-red "Wilding" imperforate horizontal pair.
Phosphor issue (Type 1, 1 left band). Very fine P09004334 £100.00
unmounted o.g. example
P09008845 £45.00 � 484 SGX955a 1984 18p Olive-grey (Phosphorised
Paper). Very fine unmounted o.g. imperforate
� 471 SG794f 1969 1s6d Anniversaries. Very fine horizontal pair.
unmounted o.g. right hand marginal block of four P09004331 £150.00
with yellow-green (Italian and Portuguese flag)
omitted. � 485 SGY1712a 2004 43p Emerald (2 bands). Superb
P08913846 £320.00 unmounted o.g. imperforate horizontal pair.
P09004366 £300.00
� 472 SG821a 1970 1s Anniversaries. Very fine
unmounted o.g. example with gold (Queen's � 486 SGY1727a 2003 £2 Deep blue-green. Superb
head) omitted. Offered with normal for unmounted o.g. cylinder block of six (D1 no dot)
comparison. Showing missing "£" in value.
P09007434 £90.00 P09004322 £175.00

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� 487 SG1993/6 1997 £1.50-£5 "Castles" (Enschede � 501 SGO36 1902 1/2d Blue green (O.W. Official). Very
printing). Superb unmounted o.g. set of four. fine used horizontal pair neatly cancelled by
P09008819 £75.00 Edinburgh cds's for MY.13.1904, with overprint
settings 5 & 6. A very scarce and attractive piece
� 488 SGD1/8 1914-22 1/2d-1s Postage dues. Very fine used on the last day of official use by Government
unmounted o.g. set of eight. departments.
P09006163 £450.00 P08902314 £375.00

S 489 SGD4 1914 2d Agate. Very fine unused o.g. � 502 SGO43a 1896 1d Lilac (Army Official). Superb
example overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 26. unmounted o.g. example showing variety
P07804880 £30.00 "OFFICIAI" for "OFFICIAL" from position R.13/7.
Scarce.
S 490 SGD7 1914 5d Brownish cinnamon. Very fine P09009926 £240.00
unmounted o.g. example overprinted
"SPECIMEN" type 23. � 503 SGO45 1901 6d Purple/rose red (Army Official).
P07804879 £35.00 Superb, well centred unmounted o.g. block of
four. Lovely fresh appearance. 2006 BPA Cert.
� 491 SGD10/18 1924-31 1/2d-2s6d Postage dues. Very P09005415 £500.00
fine unused o.g. set of nine.
P09006191 £200.00 � 504 SGO49var 1902 1d Scarlet (Army Official). Very
fine unmounted o.g. example showing variety
� 492 SGD66wi 1961 5s Scarlet/yellow postage due broken "L" in "OFFICIAL". Most unusual.
(Wmk. Sideways-inverted). Very fine unmounted P09009928 £50.00
o.g. example.
P09008835 £15.00 � 505 SGO50 1902 6d Pale dull purple (Army Official).
Superb unmounted o.g. top marginal example.
� 493 SGD67wi 1963 10s Blue/yellow postage due P07808842 £240.00
(Wmk. Sideways-inverted). Very fine unmounted
o.g. example. � 506 SGO65 1887 11/2d Dull purple & pale green (Govt.
P09008836 £35.00 Parcels). Superb unmounted o.g. example.
P09009927 £150.00
� 494 SGD69/76 1968-69 2d-1s Postage dues. Very
fine unmounted o.g. set of eight. � 507 SGO67var 1888 9d Dull purple & blue (Govt.
P09009463 £24.00 Parcels). Very fine unused o.g. example
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Spec. L28s
� 495 SGVI 1840 1d Black (V.R. Official) Very fine P08904768 £200.00
unused o.g. four margin example of this rare
departmental issue lettered IJ, that was prepared � 508 SGO70var 1891 2d Grey green & carmine (Govt.
for use but not issued. 2008 RPS Cert Parcels). Very fine unused o.g. example
P09010428 £25,000.00 overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. Spec.L25s.
P08908898 £250.00
� 496 SGO7 1885 1s Dull green (I.R. Official). Fine used
well centred example lettered BK, neatly � 509 SGO76 1902 6d Pale dull purple (Govt. Parcels).
cancelled by a light indistinct registered date Very fine unmounted o.g. example. 2001 BPA
stamp. Scarce. Cert.
P09009405 £1,250.00 P07810375 £375.00

� 497 SGO9 1890 5s Rose (I.R. Official). Superb used � 510 SGO92 1902 1d Scarlet (R.H. Official). Very fine
example of this difficult departmental issue unused o.g. example.
lettered IB, beautifully cancelled by a crisp P08906493 £325.00
Sunderland cds for JU.15.1901 leaving a clear
profile. Very scarce so fine. � 511 SGO104 1903 2d Yellowish green & carmine red
P09007558 £1,950.00 (Admiralty Official, type I). Very fine unused o.g.
example. 2004 BPA Cert.
S 498 SGO12var 1890 £1 Brown-lilac (I.R. Official, P07803016 £300.00
Wmk. Three Orbs). Exceptionally fine and fresh
unused o.g. example of this rare departmental � 512 SGO107 1903 1/2d Blue green (Admiralty Official,
issue lettered CB, overprinted "SPECIMEN" type Type II). Superb unmounted o.g. bottom marginal
9. Spec. L10s. "B Continuous" control example. Very scarce so
P09009503 £8,250.00 fine.
P09009407 £500.00
� 499 SGO14 1892 21/2d Purple/blue (I.R. Official).
Superb unmounted o.g. example. � 513 SGO103 1903 11/2d Dull purple & green (Admiralty
P09009929 £165.00 Official). Superb unmounted o.g. example. 2006
BPA Cert.
� 500 SGO35 1902 10d Dull purple & carmine (O.W. P09002373 £450.00
Official). Very fine used example of this scarce
departmental issue neatly cancelled by a � 514 SGO109 1904 11/2d Dull purple & green (Admiralty
Parliament St. cds. Lovely colour. Official). Very fine and fresh well centred
P09009437 £1,500.00 unmounted o.g. example. Scarce.
P09009565 £1,250.00
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� 515 SGL212var 1876 6d Telegraphs die proof. Very B 524 SGBB13 1929 2s Booklet (Edition No.106). A very
fine example printed in black on white glazed fine and fresh example with advertisement pane
card (92 x 60mm) dated "Nov 4, 1876.". Scarce. NComB4(3). Scarce.
P08907948 £600.00 P09006306 £500.00

� 516 SGF39 1871 2d Pink (Die A). Very fine and fresh B 525 SGBB26 1934 3s Booklet Edition No.288. A very
unused o.g. example with date plugs for fine and fresh example of this difficult Harrison
"26.1.71". Scarce so fine. booklet.
P08913879 £375.00 P08908996 £525.00

� 517 SGL212var 1877 6d Telegraphs plate 1. Very fine B 526 SGBB37 1935 5s Booklet (Edition 15). A very fine
unmounted o.g. corner marginal plate block of and fresh example with advertisement pane
eight lettered AA-BD, overprinted "SPECIMEN" NB27a(14). Scarce so fine.
type 9, showing plate number and sheet P08909779 £500.00
inscription. A most attractive positional piece.
P07807661 £495.00 B 527 SGBC1 1936 6d Booklet . A very fine and fresh
example of this Booklet.
� 518 SGL218var 1877 1s Green plate 4. Superb P08908792 £65.00
unmounted o.g. imperforate corner example
lettered QK overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 9. B 528 SGBC2 1936 2s Booklet (Edition 357). An
Spec. L218t. exceptionally fine and fresh example.
P07807660 £100.00 P08908797 £140.00

� 519 SGL235var 1877 10s Telegraph colour trial. Very B 529 SGBC3 1936 3s Booklet (Edition 332). An
fine unmounted o.g. right hand corner marginal exceptionally fine and fresh example.
example lettered DJ printed in slate blue showing P08910210 £110.00
part sheet inscription and date, overprinted
"SPECIMEN" type 8. Most attractive. B 530 SGBC4 1937 5s Booklet (Edition 17). An
P07808846 £280.00 exceptionally fine and fresh example.
P08910212 £275.00
� 520 SGL236var 1877 £1 Telegraphs colour trial. Very
fine and fresh unused o.g. imperforate example B 531 SGBD10 1954 1s Booklet. Very fine and fresh
lettered DQ printed in pale ultramarine, example.
overprinted "SPECIMEN" type 8. Scarce. P07812040 £30.00
P09006356 £650.00
B 532 SGBD20 1952 2s6d Booklet (Edition - March
� 521 SGL236 1877 £1 Brown lilac 'Telegraph'. Very fine 1952). Very fine and fresh example.
used example lettered AP, neatly cancelled by P07812041 £38.00
two crisp Aberdeen cds's for AU.23.1880. Lovely
deep colour. B 533 SGM19g 1960 (Feb.) 3s Booklet (Graphite lines).
P09006358 £625.00 A very fine and fresh example.
P07810622 £300.00
B 522 SGBB6var 1913 2s Booklet (Edition 18). Very fine
and fresh voucher booklet with each pane B 534 SGX7 1963 10s Booklet (December). Very fine
cancelled by a "London EC" hand stamp (Type I) and fresh example with average perforations.
in black. Scarce. P07809954 £140.00
P08909792 £750.00

B 523 SGBB12 1924 2s Booklet (Edition No.19). An


exceptionally fine and fresh example with
advertisement pane NB15a(8). Very scarce so
fine.
P08908933 £750.00

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