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1840 1d Black Plate 1a 'CG' 1840 1d Black Plate 1b 'CC' 1840 1d Black Plate 4 'AL' 1840 1d Black Plate 2 'OH' Bleute Paper 1840 1d Black Plate 6 'QH' 1840 2d Pale Blue Plate 2 'KL' 1841 1d Red Plate 1c 'SA' Leeds MX
B:837
1840 1d Grey-Black
Plate 1a 'CG'
MODERATE WEAR,
HGL VALUE,
FAINTLY BLEUTE
PAPER
195.00
B:866
1840 1d Black
Plate 1b 'CC'
HGL VALUE,
AND VGL SE
150.00
B:864
1840 1d Black
Plate 4 'AL'
CONSTANT
VARIETY,
HUGE MARGINS
165.00
B:865
1840 1d Black
Plate 2 'OH'
BLEUTE PAPER
250.00
B:867
1840 1d Black
Plate 6 'QH'
VERY FINE
150.00
BL:1387
1840 2d Pale Blue
Plate 2 'KL'
CONSTANT
VARIETY
250.00
RM:3605
1841 1d Red
'Black' Plate 1c
'SA', RARE STATE
OF PLATE,
LEEDS 'SPECIAL'
MALTESE CROSS,
MIKE JACKSON
CERTIFICATE
350.00
 
1841 1d Red Plate 9 'HG' No.9 in MX 1841 1d Red Plate 9 'SL' 1841 2d Blue Plate 3 'NC' NO.2 IN MX 1849 2d Deep Full Blue Plate 4 'SA-SC' 1841 1d Red Plate 19 'CI' 1841 1d Red Plate 20 'LD' Greenock MX 1841 1d Red Plate 32 'LF' NO.6 in MX
RM:3555
1841 1d Red
'Black' Plate 9 'HG'
SCARCE NO.9 IN
MALTESE CROSS
150.00
RM:3609
1841 1d Red
'Black' Plate 9 'SL'
HUGE MARGINS,
SUPERB
65.00
BL:1389
1841 2d Blue
Plate 3 'NC'
NO. 2 IN MX,
HGL VALUE,
VGL NE
150.00
BL:1382
1849 2d Deep Full Blue
Plate 4 'SA-SC'
THIN PAPER,
IVORY HEADS,
UPPER BORDER SHIFTS
165.00
RM:3620
1841 1d Red
Plate 19 'CI'
HGLs VALUE,
SE & SW
25.00
RM:3623
1841 1d Red
Plate 20 'LD'
GREENOCK MX
65.00
RM:3622
1841 1d Red
Plate 32 'LF'
NO. 6 IN MX
48.00
 
1841 1d Red Plate 34 'CH' NO.10 in MX 1851 1d Orange-brown Plate 111 'MK' 1852 1d Red Plate 139 'QC' 1849/54 2d Blue Plate 4 'FE' 1852 1d Orange-brown Plate 141 'KL' 1852 1d Red Plate 151 'BJ' Watermark Inverted 1852 1d Red Plate 155 'PC' State 2
RM:3618
1841 1d Red
Plate 34 'CH'
NO. 10 IN MX
HGL VALUE & SE 85.00
Ri:5440
1851 1d Orange-brown
Plate 111 'MK'
SCARCE SHADE
65.00
Ri:5302
1852 1d Red
Plate 139 'QC'
VERY BLUE,
THIN PAPER,
HUGE MARGINS
15.00
BL:1394
1849/54 2d Blue
Plate 4 'FE'
SCARCE MATCHED PAIR
CONSTANT VARIETY
50.00
Ri:5304
1852 1d Orange-brown
Plate 141 'KL'
SCARCE SHADE
55.00
Ri:5400
1852 1d Red
Plate 151 'BJ'
SCARCE CANCEL
WATERMARK INVERTED
90.00
Ri:5540
1852 1d Red
Plate 155 'PC'
SCARCE STATE 2
20.00
 
1853 1d Red Plate 175 'QK' 1854 1d Orange-red C1(5) Plate 163 'BJ' 1854 1d Red C1 Plate 165 'BE' 1851 2d 'Violet'-blue Plate 4 'GL' Lavender paper 1854 1d Red C1 Plate 170 'NG' 1854 1d Orange-red C1(5) Plate 179 'GD' 1855 1d Red C2 Plate 194 'QE'
Ri:5544
1853 1d Red
Plate 175 'QK'
RARE PLATE
125.00
RP:C1:11789
1854 1d Orange-
red C1(5)
Plate 163 'BJ'

SCARCE PLATE
RARE SHADE
125.00
RP:C1:11790
1854 1d Red
C1 Plate 165 'BE'
RARE PLATE
225.00
BL:1378
1851 2d 'Violet'-blue
Plate 4 'GL'
THICKER, LAVENDER PAPER
150.00
RP:C1:11791
1854 1d Red
C1 Plate 170 'NG'
VERY RARE PLATE,
CONSTANT
VARIETY
350.00
RP:C1:11906
1854 1d Orange-
red C1(5)
Plate 179 'GD'

RARE SHADE
100.00
RP:C2:11855
1855 1d Red C2
Plate 194 'QE'
SCARCE PLATE
45.00
 
1855 1d Red C2 Plate 202 'NK' 1855 1d Red C2uc Plate 202 'GE' Green Cancel 1855 1d Orange-brown C3(3)wb Plate 1 'EF' Blue CDS 1855 1d Red C3 Plate 18 'TD' piece 1855 1d Deep Red-brown C3(2) Plate 11 'MD' 1855 1d Red C3 Plate 15 'AL' 1855 1d Red C4 Plate 4 'EJ'
RP:C2:11908
1855 1d Red C2
Plate 202 'NK'
VERY FINE
25.00
RP:C2:11857
1855 1d Red C2uc
Plate 202 'GE'
RARE GREEN
DUBLIN SPOON
50.00
RP:C3:11910
1855 1d Orange-
brown C3(3)wb
Plate 1 'EF'
SCARCER SHADE,
KILMARNOCK CDS
IN BLUE
85.00
RP:C3:11832
1855 1d Red C3
Plate 18 'TD'
RARE PLATE,
ON DATED PIECE,
LATE USE ON
9 FEB 1858
PERF FAULTS
95.00
RP:C3:11940
1855 1d Deep Red-
brown C3(2)
Plate 11 'MD'
SCARCER SHADE
AND PLATE,
CONSTANT VARIETY
30.00
RP:C3:11955
1855 1d Red C3
Plate 15 'AL'
SCARCE PLATE,
MISSING
IMPRIMATUR,
SHORT STAMP
65.00
RP:C3:11914
1855 1d Red C4
Plate 4 'EJ'
SCARCE
WREXHAM
SPOON
30.00
 
1855 1d Yellow-brown C4(2) Plate 5 'LC' 1855 1d Red C4 Plate 10 'PA' 1855 1d Red C4 Plate 13 'FG' 1855 1d Red C6 Plate 15 'QI-RJ' 1855 1d Red C6uc Plate 4 'CL' 1855 1d Red C6uc Plate 5 'LE' 1855 1d Yellow-brown C6(2) Plate 8 'JL'
RP:C4:11918
1855 1d Yellow-
brown C4(2)
Plate 5 'LC'
SCARCE (AND
UNDER-RATED)
SHADE
22.50
RP:C4:11937
1855 1d Red C4
Plate 10 'PA'
SCARCER PLATE,
IRISH '263'
KILCONNEL CANCEL
32.50
RP:C4:11815
1855 1d Red C4
Plate 13 'FG'
RARE PLATE,
SCARCE CANCEL
135.00
RP:C6:11902
1855 1d Red C6
Plate 15 'QI-RJ'
SCARCE BLOCK
SCARCER PLATE
95.00
RP:C6:11871
1855 1d Red C6uc
Plate 4 'CL'
GREEN IRISH
WATERFORD
SPOON
85.00
RP:C6:11876
1855 1d Red C6uc
Plate 5 'LE'
GREEN IRISH
CORK SPOON
85.00
RP:C6:11889
1855 1d Yellow-
brown C6(2)
Plate 8 'JL'
SCARCE (AND
UNDER-RATED)
SHADE,
MISSING
IMPRIMATUR 15.00
 
1855 1d Red C6 Plate 18 'KI' 1855 1d Red C7 Plate 24 'QF' 1856 1d Red C8 Plate 26 'KJ' 1855 2d Blue SG23a/20a/34 Plate 5 'RE' 1857 1d Red-Orange C9(2) Plate 37 'EF' 1857 1d Orange-Brown C9(1) Plate 40 'ED' 1857 1d Pale Rose C9(4) Plate 49 'EC'
RP:C6:11722
1855 1d Red-brown
C6 Plate 18 'KI'
VERY SCARCE
PLATE
45.00
RP:C7:11814
1855 1d Red-brown
C7 Plate 24 'QF'
RARE ABNORMAL
SMALL CROWN
WATERMARK,
'QUEEN STREET'
SCOTS LOCAL
325.00
RP:C8:11724
1856 1d Red-brown
C8 Plate 26 'KJ'
SCARCE PLATE,
SCARCE 'STEVENSTON'
SCOTS LOCAL
18.50
BL:1410
1855 2d Blue SG23a/20a/34
Plate 5 'RE'
RARE MATCHED TRIO
195.00
RP:C9:11041
1857 1d Red-
Orange C9(2)
Plate 37 'EF'
SCARCE SHADE
50.00
RP:C9:11685
1857 1d Orange-
brown C9(1)
Plate 40 'ED'
RARE PLATE
SCARCE SHADE
MIKE WILLIAMS
CERTIFICATE
95.00
RP:C9:11812
1857 1d Pale Rose
C9(4) Plate 49 'EC'
RARE PLATE,
CONSTANT
VARIETY
110.00
 
1857 1d Rose-red C10 Plate 36 'IL' 1857 1d Rose-red C10ea Plate 39 'OD' Wmk Inv 1857 1d Rose-red C10 Plate 56 'AL' 1857 2d Blue SG36a Plate 6 'TD-TE' 1857 1d Rose-red C11 Plate 27 'MC' 1857 1d Rose-red C11 Plate 52 'CL' 1857 1d Rose-red C11 Plate 55 'ME'
RP:C10:11374
1857 1d Rose-red
C10 Plate 36 'IL'
MISSING
IMPRIMATUR
7.50
RP:C10:11680
1857 1d Rose-red
C10ea Plate 39
'OD', SCARCE
WATERMARK
TYPE II
INVERTED
17.50
RP:C10:11399
1857 1d Rose-red
C10 Plate 56 'AL'
MISSING
IMPRIMATUR
SCARCE CANCEL
'321' GRANTHAM
RARITY 'F'
5.00
BL:1412
1857 2d Deep Blue SG36a
Plate 6 'TD-TE'
RARE PAIR PERF.16
185.00
RP:C11:12028
1857 1d Rose-red
C11 Plate 27 'MC'
SCARCER PLATE
25.00
RP:C11:12014
1857 1d Deep
Rose-red C11
Plate 52 'CL'
UNLISTED SHADE,
CONSTANT
VARIETY
26.50
RP:C11:12040
1857 1d Deep
Rose-red C11
Plate 55 'ME'
UNLISTED SHADE
20.00
 
1861 1d Rose-red C12 Plate 50 'CD' 1861 1d Rose-red C12 Plate 50 'EE' 1861 1d Rose-red C12 Plate 51 'TG' 1857 1d Rose-red C12 Plate 51 'OC' dated piece 1862 1d Rose-red C13 Plate R15 'NK' State 2 1862 1d Rose-red C13 Plate R16 'OA' Unused 1861 2d Blue SG45 Plate 9 'KB' UMM
RP:C12:11961
1861 1d Rose-red
C12 Plate 50 'CD'
IRISH CLOGHAN
'135' CANCEL,
WATERMARK LARGE
CROWN TYPE I 12.50
RP:C12:11964
1861 1d Rose-red
C12 Plate 50 'EE'
UNUSUAL
DEEP SHADE
11.50
RP:C12:11982
1861 1d Rose-red
C12 Plate 51 'TG'
MISSING
IMPRIMATUR,
UNUSUAL
LONG STAMP,
MISSING PERFS
AT BASE
15.00
RP:C12:11977
1861 1d Rose-red
C12 Plate 51 'OC'
CHELTENHAM DATED PIECE
OF 13 DECEMBER 1861
12.50
RP:C13:11995
1862 1d Rose-red
C13 Plate R15 'NK'
NEWLY
DISCOVERED
STATE 2
25.00
RP:C13:12005
1862 1d Rose-red
C13 Plate R16 'OA'
FINE UNUSED
(NO GUM)
45.00
BL:1384
1861 2d Blue
Plate 9 'KB'
UNMOUNTED MINT,
WMK LARGE CROWN
TYPE II
95.00
 
1870 1d Lake-red G6(2)/Z56 Plate 3 'TC' Used Abroad 1847 10d Brown Embossed 1876 4d Vermilion SG152 Plate 15 'OJ' 1884 1 Brown-lilac SG185 'LA' 1874 5s Pale Rose SG127 Plate 2 'BC' 1878 1 Brown-lilac SG129 Plate 1 'HD' 1884 10s Pale Ultramarine SG183a 'BG'
PN:351
1870 1d Lake-red
G6(2)/Z56
Plate 3 'TC'
SCARCE 'C30'
VALPARAISO
(CHILE)
USED ABROAD
20.00
Misc:QV:893
1847 10d Brown
Embossed SG57
VERY FINE, SCARCE
325.00
Misc:QV:908
1876 4d Vermilion
SG152/Z11
Plate 15 'OJ'
'C51' ST THOMAS
(WEST INDIES)
USED ABROAD
FINE & SCARCE
100.00
Misc:QV:879
1884 1 Brown-lilac
SG185 'LA'
VERY FINE & RARE
795.00
Misc:QV:875
1874 5s Pale Rose
SG127 Plate 2 'BC'
FINE & VERY SCARCE
325.00
Misc:QV:878
1878 1 Brown-lilac
SG129 Plate 1 'HD'
FINE & RARE
1000.00
Misc:QV:884
1884 10s Pale
Ultramarine
SG183a 'BG'
VERY FINE
& SCARCE
165.00

 

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1840 1d Black Plate 2 'GJ,JL' 1840 1d Black Plate 4 'QI' Ruby MX 1840 1d Black Plate 9 'IF' 1840 1d Black Plate 10 'EB'
C:B:1430
1840 1d Black
Plate 2 'GJ,JL'
TWO SINGLES
JEDBURGH TO MELROSE,
8 AUGUST 1840
NO RAY FLAWS
425.00
C:B:1437
1840 1d Black
Plate 4 'QI'
ABERDEEN TO MUIR OF
RHYNIE, 13 NOVEMBER 1840,
CANCELLED RARE ABERDEEN
RUBY MALTESE CROSS
(MIKE JACKSON CERTIFICATE),
BASAL SHIFT
1750.00
C:B:1434
1840 1d Black
Plate 9 'IF'
SCARCER PLATE
OXFORD TO STROUD,
22 MARCH 1841
295.00
C:B:1435
1840 1d Black
Plate 10 'EB'
RARE PLATE ON COVER
HUDDERSFIELD TO LONDON,
1 APRIL 1841
1250.00
1840 1d Intense Black Plate 10 'SC' 1841 1d Red Plate 32 'LH' Norwich MX 1853 1d Red Plate 171 'BE' 1841 2d Blue ES11f Plate 3 'BD'
C:B:1436
1840 1d Intense Black
Plate 10 'SC'
RARE PLATE ON COVER
UNUSUAL UNLISTED SHADE,
WARWICK TO STOURBRIDGE,
7 MAY 1841
365.00
C:RM:1406
1841 1d Red-brown
Plate 32 'LH'
Norwich to Bungay
21 SEPTEMBER 1843

CONSTANT VARIETY, CANCELLED
NORWICH MALTESE CROSS,
RARE ON COVER
450.00
C:B2:1463
1853 1d Red-brown
Plate 171 'BE'
SKIPTON-COLNE (VIA LEEDS)
17 APRIL 1854

SCARCER LATE PLATE
20.00
C:BL:1464
1841 2d Blue ES11f Plate 3 'BD'

London local
24 DECEMBER 1847,
VGL NE, CORNERS RECUT
SCARCE ON COVER
45.00
 
1855 1d Red C2va Plate 203 'DH' 1855 1d Red C4(3)va Plate 7 'IG-IH' 1855 1d Red C4vb Plate 9 'JK' 1855 1d Red C5 Plate 2 'QG'
C:C2:1466
1855 1d Red-brown
C2va Plate 203 'DH'

Chester to Liverpool
26 MARCH 1855
CANCELLED CHESTER SPOON,
RETURNED FROM BIRKENHEAD
'NOT KNOWN' CANCELLED
SCARCE BIRKENHEAD '74'
50.00
C:C4:1467
1855 1d Brick-red
C4(3)va Plate 7 'IG-IH'

Liverpool-Daventry
10 MAY 1855
CANCELLED WITH LIVERPOOL
SPOONS, TYPE A15, CODE X
50.00
C:C4:1468
1855 1d Red-brown
C4vb Plate 9 'JK',
Tarbolton to Stranraer via Kilmarnock
12 JANUARY 1856
CANCELLED WITH KILMARNOCK '203'
EXPERIMENTAL DUPLEX IN BLUE
225.00
C:C5:1470
1855 1d Red-brown
C5 Plate 2 'QG',
London to Wexford (Ireland)
9 OCTOBER 1855
SCARCE ISSUE ON COVER
45.00
 
1855 1d Red C5 Plate 8 'EK' 1855 1d Red C6(4) Plate 19 'GK' 1857 1d Pale Rose C9(4) Plate 40 'NH' 1857 1d Red-orange C9(2) Plate 47 'HK'
C:C5:1469
1855 1d Red-brown
C5 Plate 8 'EK',
Leeds to London
17 MARCH 1856
SCARCE ISSUE ON COVER
65.00
C:C6:1471
1855 1d Brown-rose
C6(4) Plate 19 'GK', sent from
Cologne(Germany), addressed to Selkirk,
via Earlstone where stamp applied,
and cancelled with Earlstone '129' numeral,
then re-directed to Fraserburgh,
travelling via Melrose and Aberdeen
17-20 SEPTEMBER 1856.
SCARCER PLATE AND SHADE.
Interesting and much-travelled cover!
45.00
C:C9:1370
1857 1d Pale Rose
C9(4) Plate 40 'NH',
Newcastle to Sunderland
14 JULY 1857
CONSTANT VARIETY,
RARE PLATE, RPS CERTIFICATE
225.00
C:C9:1452
1857 1d Red-orange
C9(2) Plate 47 'HK',
York local,
13 MAY 1857
SCARCEST SHADE,
CONSTANT VARIETY,
YORK SPOON
100.00
 

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