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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
1840 1d Black (shades) SG1-3, SG Spec AS1-AS73 Plates 1a to 11
B:BB:1005
B:1005
1

AS1

1a

AA

1840 1d Intense Black: A GU single in an INTENSE BLACK shade (an EARLY impression), with three good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but trimmed across the top and with a vertical crease, lightly cancelled with a red Maltese Cross. NW 10 o'clock Ray Flaw. Cat.600. 60.00

 

B:BB:878
B:878
2

AS5b,uf

1b

OI

1840 1d Black: A GU+ single, with four clear-to-good margins, except just into at SW corner, cancelled with a SCARCE MANCHESTER 'FISHTAIL' MALTESE CROSS. RE-ENTRY. Cat.900+. 95.00

 

B:BB:812
B:812
2

AS14m

2

TK

1840 1d Black: A SPACEFILLER single, with close margins top and bottom, but trimmed E and W, cancelled with the SCARCE BLACK MALTESE CROSS (DIFFICULT on Plate 2). CONSTANT VARIETY: dots SW; also HGL NW, and NW 7 and 10 o'clock Ray Flaws. Cat.550+. 35.00

 

C:B:BB:1407
C:1407
2
*

AS20

3

EF

1840 1d Black: A GU single from this SCARCER plate, with four close-to-LARGE margins, but with damage to NE corner, where it overlaps the edge of a clean ENTIRE LETTER London to Grantham (Lincs) on 12 MARCH 1841 (a LATE use of this plate, which is particularly SCARCE on cover), heavily cancelled and tied with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced high right and low left. Cat.1000. 120.00

 

B:BB:967
B:967
2

AS23

4

HE

1840 1d Black: A GU+ single, with three-and-a-half LARGE margins, but cut into lower E, cancelled with a red Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETIES: dots in and below value, and in SE and SW. Cat.400+. 65.00

 

B:BB:717
B:717
2

AS23

4

NE

1840 1d Black: A FU+ single, with FOUR mostly LARGE margins, but just touched at SE corner, cancelled with two slightly oxidised brownish-red Maltese Crosses. CONSTANT VARIETIES: dots in and below SW, below eye, and in lower E margin. Cat.400+. 95.00

 

B:BB:1014
B:1014
1/7

AS24/29

5

AL

1840 1d Intense Black/Red-brown A GU+ MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCER plate, with four close-to-VERY LARGE margins, the black with a small vertical cut into the 'A' square, cancelled with red and black Maltese Crosses. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing CONSTANT VARIETY: dot outside SE; also 'A' misplaced right. Cat.730+. New!

85.00

B:BB:1015
B:1015
2/7

AS25uf/29

5

BE

1840 1d Black/1841 1d Red-brown: A GU MATCHED PAIR, the 1d Black with four close-to-LARGE margins, but damaged corner SE, cancelled with a nice MANCHESTER 'FISHTAIL' Maltese Cross, and the red with three margins, touched NE and E, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: scratch below 'NE' of 'ONE' (barely visible on the red); both letters tilted W. Cat.1080+. New!

85.00

 

B:BB:1021
B:1021
2

AS25d

5

BG

1840 1d Black: A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE margins, on large SALISBURY DATED PIECE of 3 JULY 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: scratch below 'B'. Cat.475+. New!

100.00

 

B:BB:1016
B:1016
1/7

AS24/29

5

BI

1840 1d Intense Black/1841 1d Red-brown: A FU/GU+ MATCHED PAIR, the 1d Black in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but heavily cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, and the red just trimmed at SW corner, cancelled with two black Maltese Crosses. Slight 'O' bulge, and 'I' misplaced left and tilted W. Cat.730+. New!

95.00

 

B:BB:1018
B:1018
2/7

AS25/29

5

CF

1840 1d Black/1841 1d Red-brown: A GU+ MATCHED PAIR, both with 3.5 margins, trimmed NW, cancelled respectively with red and black Maltese Crosses. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark SE; also letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.555+. New!

75.00

 

B:BB:1019
B:1019
1/7

AS24/29

5

DF

1840 1d Intense Black/1841 1d Red-brown: An average used MATCHED PAIR, the 1d Black in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with three margins (trimmed W), the red with four good-to-LARGE margins, but both with creases, cancelled with black Maltese Crosses. E/NE weak, 'D' misplaced high right, and the 'F' with extended serif. Cat.730+. New!

50.00

 

B:BB:1022
B:1022
2

AS25

5

EL

1840 1d Black: A GU+ single, with three-and-a-half close-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed SW, lightly cancelled with a red Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot SW; also VGL NE. Cat.375+. New!

65.00

 

B:BB:493
B:493
1

AS40

6

AK

1840 1d Intense Black: A FU single in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with three-and-a-half good-to-LARGE even margins, but just shaved at the SW corner, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a slightly oxidised brownish-red Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot in 'O' of 'POSTAGE'; also faint VGL NE, and 'A' misplaced high right. Cat.525+. 85.00

 

B:BB:816
B:816
1

AS40

6

EB

1840 1d Intense Black: A GU single in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with three-and-a-half good-to-LARGE even margins, but just shaved below SE corner, and a heavy horizontal crease, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, and die dot. Cat.525. 45.00

 

B:BB:802
B:802
2

AS41

6

OL

1840 1d Black: A FU single, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but faint (ironed-out?) vertical crease, lightly cancelled with a neat red Maltese Cross. in STATE 1 before repair, showing CONSTANT VARIETIES: dots SE and SW. Cat.375+. 85.00

 

C:B:BB:1330
C:1330
1
*

AS44

7

MG

1840 1d Intense Black: A FU single in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE margins, on a clean partial ENTIRE LETTER Tain to Edinburgh on 17 NOVEMBER 1840, cancelled and tied with an ORANGE-RED Maltese Cross. Slight BASAL SHIFT, 'M' tilted W, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.825+. 150.00

 

B:BB:901
B:901
1

AS45

7

PI

1840 1d Intense Black: A FU single in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with four close(SW)-to-mostly good even margins, messily cancelled with a red Maltese Cross. Slight BASAL SHIFT, NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'I' misplaced left. Cat.525+. 90.00

 

B:BB:893
B:893
1

AS48

8

NE

1840 1d Intense Black: A SPACEFILLER single from this SCARCER plate, in an INTENSE BLACK shade, with two LARGE margins, but cut into NE and S, lightly cancelled with an ORANGE-RED Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw (Stage 1), NE Ray Flaw, and VGL NE. Cat.650+. 45.00

 

B:BB:957
B:957
2

AS56

9

RG

1840 1d Black: A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but tiny marginal nick lower W and faint horizontal crease, cancelled with a red Maltese Cross. HGL VALUE, 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and letters misplaced left. Cat.625+. 95.00

 

B:BB:822
B:822
2

AS66

10

AK

1840 1d Black: A SPACEFILLER single from this VERY SCARCE plate, with one close margin at top, otherwise trimmed, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(3), NE Ray Flaw, and GUIDE DOT inside NE. Cat.950+. 45.00

 

1841 1d Red-brown (shades) SG7, SG Spec AS7-AS76
printed from 'Black' Plates 1b, 2, 5, 8 to 11
RM:BB:3921
RM:3921
7

AS18f,k

2

HA

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed W, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. IVORY HEAD. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot below SE; also NO RAY FLAWS this lettering, and 'H' tilted W. Cat.475. 30.00
RM:BB:3667
RM:3667
7

AS18

2

LI

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, with three close margins, but trimmed NW, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark NW; NW 7 and 10 o'clock Ray Flaws. Cat.325+. 32.50
RM:BB:4292
RM:4292
7

AS29

5

BF

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four clear(SW)-to-HUGE margins, but corner fault NE, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETIES: scratches SW and below S. Cat.180+. New!

17.50

RM:BB:4290
RM:4290
7

AS29e

5

BG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(just touched SW?)-to-good even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: vertical scratch below 'B'. Cat.275. New!

30.00

RM:BB:4288
RM:4288
7

AS29

5

BL

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(SW)-to-HUGE margins, but corner cut SW, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Cat.180. New!

15.00

RM:BB:4296
RM:4296
7

AS29

5

CF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but vertical crease along E frame-line, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark SE. Cat.180+. New!

20.00

RM:BB:1650
RM:1650
7

AS51

8

CF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four clear(NW)-to-good even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, SW corner frame-line extending S (slight), and 'F' misplaced high. Cat.240. 25.00
RM:BB:4259
RM:4259
7

AS51

8

CJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCE plate, with three-and-a-half good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed NW, and marginal cut below SE, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. In STATE 1 before repair. 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.240. New!

15.00

C:B:BB:595
C:595
7

AS51

8

CK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on slightly grubby Glasgow local EMPTY WRAPPER of 28 MAY 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. In STATE 1 before repair. 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.500+. 55.00
C:B:BB:1487
C:1487
7

AS51

8

FC

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCE plate, with two good margins, but trimmed W and N, on Ulverstone local ENTIRE LETTER of 11 SEPTEMBER 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'C' misplaced high. Cat.500. 25.00
RM:BB:2003
RM:2003
7

AS51

8

IB

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four clear(SE)-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and faint VGL NE. Cat.240. 25.00
RM:BB:3983
RM:3983
7

AS51

8

IL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(E)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. In STATE 1 before repair. WORN plate, 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.240. 25.00
C:B:BB:1078
C:1078
7

AS51

8

KJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCE plate, with three good-to-HUGE margins, but close N and damaged at NE corner, on ENTIRE LETTER from Newton to Glasgow on 15 APRIL 1841, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.500+. 25.00
RM:BB:4260
RM:4260
7

AS51

8

KJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four close-to-good even margins, but thin SE and crease NW, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'K' tilted W. Cat.240. New!

17.50

RM:BB:4280
RM:4280
7

AS51

8

KJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but thin NE and crease NW, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'K' tilted W. Cat.240. New!

17.50

C:B:BB:1079
C:1079
7

AS51

8

LB

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but 'chamfered' corners, on clean EMPTY WRAPPER from Lochgilphead to Inveraray on 24 AUGUST 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'L' misplaced high left. Cat.500. 27.50
RM:BB:4323
RM:4323
7

AS51

8

LB

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, but small surface scuff behind head, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, VGL NE, and 'L' misplaced high left. Cat.240. New!

25.00

RM:BB:3771
RM:3771
7

AS51

8

NC

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good even margins, but small crease centre W, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, slight BASAL SHIFT, and 'N' misplaced high left. Cat.240+. 22.50
RM:BB:1641
RM:1641
7

AS51

8

RA

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but shallow thin lower E, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, SE corner frame-line extending E, die dot, and 'R' tilted W. Cat.240+. 18.50
C:B:BB:1082
C:1082
7

AS59

9

JH

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCER plate, with close-to-touching margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER from Preston to Manchester on 23 SEPTEMBER 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.375. 20.00
RM:BB:3988
RM:3988
7

AS59

9

NC

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four LARGE even margins, but just trimmed at SW corner, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and VGL NE. Cat.180+. 16.50
RM:BB:3989
RM:3989
7

AS59

9

QF

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but just trimmed at NE corner, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, and a small fragment of a Provincial(?) STRAIGHT-LINE CANCELLATION. 'O' Flaw(2). Cat.180+. 17.50
C:B:BB:1488
C:1488
7

AS59

9

RA

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with three good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but trimmed across top, on clean EMPTY WRAPPER from London to Henley-in-Ardern on 10 MAY 1841, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. HGL VALUE, VGL NE, 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.375+. 25.00
RM:BB:3940
RM:3940
7

AS68

10

AI

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four close(N)-to-LARGE margins, but corner crease NW, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(3), NE Ray Flaw, and 'A' misplaced high right. Cat.190. 15.00
RM:BB:4005
RM:4005
7

AS68

10

EA

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, but just trimmed at NW corner, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.190. 15.00
RM:BB:4330
RM:4330
7

AS68

10

LB

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCER plate, with two close margins, but close-to-touching E and W, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.190. New!

10.00

RM:BB:4282
RM:4282
7

AS68

10

SB

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCER plate, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed E, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' Flaw(2), NE Ray Flaw, and 'B' misplaced high. Cat.190. New!

15.00

RM:BB:3918
RM:3918
7

AS68

10

SK

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with three good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but close(W)-to-trimmed(NW), cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, 'O' Flaw(2), and NE Ray Flaw. Cat.190+. 17.50
RM:BB:2193
RM:2193
7

AS74

11

EA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break and 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, E/NE and E weak, SE recut, and 'A' misplaced low. Cat.130. 15.00
RM:BB:3911
RM:3911
7

AS74,A2ud

11

KG

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but close-to-cut into S, and tiny cut into NW star corner, cancelled with a SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, and 'G' misplaced high. Cat.750. 30.00
C:B:BB:1176
C:1176
7

AS74

11

MD

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with four LARGE even margins, but horizontal filing fold, on clean ENTIRE LETTER from Cheltenham to Dumfries on 14 NOVEMBER 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. An interesting personal letter from a lady to her sister, describing a journey home from Scotland after a visit. NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, E/NE weak, slight BASAL SHIFT, SW corner frame-line extending W, and 'D' misplaced right. Cat.350+. 20.00
C:B:BB:1757
C:1757
7

AS74

11

MD

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with nearly four LARGE even margins, but just trimmed at SE corner, on clean ENTIRE LETTER from Whitehaven to Hamilton on 22 April 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross (the Whitehaven Type I common cross). NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, E/NE weak, slight BASAL SHIFT, and 'D' misplaced right. Cat.350+. New!

20.00

C:B:BB:1158
C:1158
7

AS74

11

NJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single, with three good even margins, but trimmed across top, on clean EMPTY WRAPPER from Dorchester to London on 12 May 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, and square-footed 'J' misplaced high. Cat.350. 20.00
RM:BB:4261
RM:4261
7

AS74

11

PB

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single, with two good margins, trimmed N and E, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, and letters misplaced low. Cat.130+. New!

8.50

RM:BB:4334
RM:4334
7

AS74

11

QI

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with three-and-a-half good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed lower W, on IRISH ENNISCORTHY DATED PIECE OF 6 AUGUST 1841, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, and E/NE weak. Cat.130+. New!

15.00

RM:BB:4333
RM:4333
7

AS74,B1tv

11

QK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade typical of the later months of 1841 (such as Plates 14 to 16), with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but horizontal crease through value, on 'collage' DATED PIECE OF 20 AUGUST 1841, cancelled with a LONDON II 'BROKEN POINTS' MALTESE CROSS (UNLISTED on 'Black' Plate reds). NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, E/NE weak, and letters misplaced left and high respectively. Cat.130+. New!

15.00

RM:BB:4007
RM:4007
7

AS74,A2ud

11

RK

1841 1d Red-brown A SPACEFILLER single, with one-and-a-half good-to-LARGE margins, but close-to-cut into E, S, and lower part of W, cancelled with a FINE large part strike of the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw. Cat.750. 25.00
RM:BB:4286
RM:4286
7

AS74c

11

SJ

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, but slight thin behind NW corner, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark NE; also NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, E/NE weak, SE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.175. New!

17.50

RM:BB:4331
RM:4331
7

AS74

11

TE

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with three-and-a-half close(S)-to-LARGE margins, but just trimmed upper W, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL SE. Cat.130+. New!

10.00

RM:BB:4329
RM:4329
7

AS74a

11

TK

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single, with three close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed across top, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. MAJOR RE-ENTRY. Cat.225. New!

17.50

RM:BB:4287
RM:4287
7

AS74

11

TL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but slight thins behind centre W and NE, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE 7 o'clock Ray Flaw, and letters misplaced to centre. Cat.130+. New!

15` .00

1840 2d Blue Imperforate (shades) SG4-6, SG Spec.DS1-9 Plates 1 and 2 (without white lines)
BL:Imp:BB:1415
BL:1415
4

DS7

2

DE

1840 2d Deep Blue, a FU single from this SCARCER plate, in the SCARCER DEEP BLUE shade, with four close-touching(SW)-at-corners-to-good margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. DOUBLE LETTER 'E', NE Ray Flaws, and letters tilted W. Cat.1400+. 150.00
BL:Imp:BB:1672
BL:1672
4

DS7

2

IH

1840 2d Deep Blue, a FU single from this SCARCER plate, in the SCARCER DEEP BLUE shade, with not quite four margins (touched-trimmed SW, but otherwise close-to-good), cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE Ray Flaws, and 'I' misplaced left. Cat.1400. New!

120.00

1841-1849 2d Blue Imperforate (shades), SG 13-15aa, SG Spec ES10-17 Plates 3 and 4 (with white lines)
BL:Imp:BB:1371
BL:1371
14

ES11f,vl

3

BK

1841 2d Blue, a GU single, with four close-to-LARGE margins, but diagonal crease, cancelled with SCARCE NO.12 IN MALTESE CROSS. VGL NE. Cat.550+. 35.00
BL:Imp:BB:1258
BL:1258
14

ES11

3

EH

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on 25 OCTOBER 1849 DATED PIECE (a late use of Plate 3), cancelled with a London Inland '7' numeral. Numerous corrosion blurs and smears. Cat.100+. 10.00
BL:Imp:BB:1567
BL:1567
14

ES11

3

EH-EI

1841 2d Blue, a FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, with good-to-LARGE margins all round, but slight central wrinkle, somewhat messily cancelled with English Provincial numerals. 'EI': NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'I' misplaced right. Cat.225. 22.50
BL:Imp:BB:1612
BL:1612
14

ES11f,g,ub

3

FJ

1841 2d Blue, a GU+ single, with four LARGE even margins, but diagonal crease, cancelled with the SCARCER BLACK MALTESE CROSS. HGL VALUE, VGL NE, and blurs E and W. Cat.275+. 15.00
BL:Imp:BB:1623
BL:1623
14

ES11f

3

FK-FL

1841 2d Blue, a GU+ HORIZONTAL PAIR, with three VERY LARGE margins, but close-to-trimmed across top, on small DATED PIECE OF 13 MARCH 1843 from Bradford (Yorks), cancelled with Bradford '107' numerals. VGL NE on 'FK'. Cat.225+. 20.00
BL:Imp:BB:1372
BL:1372
14

ES11vl

3

GG

1841 2d Blue, a SPACEFILLER single, with three close-to-good margins, but trimmed E and damaged NE, cancelled with SCARCE NO.12 IN MALTESE CROSS. Cat.550. 20.00
BL:Imp:BB:1373
BL:1373
14

ES11d,vi

3

HB

1841 2d Blue, a GU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but small tear centre W, cancelled with VERY SCARCE NO.9 IN MALTESE CROSS. BASAL SHIFT. Cat.1200+. 100.00
BL:Imp:BB:1565
BL:1565
14

ES11f

3

HH

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four close(S)-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a London Inland numeral. VGL NE, NW corner frame-line extending E, and E 'H' misplaced high right. Cat.110. 10.00
BL:Imp:BB:1733
BL:1733
14

ES11f,h

3

HK-HL

1841 2d Blue, a G-FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but close-to-touching across top, cancelled with London Inland numerals. 'HK' DOUBLE LETTER 'H', VGL NE, and heavy blur between. Cat.225+. New!

20.00

BL:Imp:BB:1618
BL:1618
14

ES11i

3

IJ

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a Scots Creetown '83' numeral. 'J' FLAW (faint), and blurs NW and SW. Cat.120. 12.50
BL:Imp:BB:1626
BL:1626
14

ES11d,i,E1d

3

JC

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four close(E)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '2' numeral. IVORY HEAD, 'J' FLAW(f), BASAL SHIFT, and blur SW. Cat.120+. 12.50
BL:Imp:BB:1367
BL:1367
14

ES11i,va

3

JG

1841 2d Blue, a SPACEFILLER single, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed W and damaged at NW corner, cancelled with SCARCE NO.1 IN MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW. Cat.700+. 30.00
BL:Imp:BB:1620
BL:1620
14

ES11i

3

JG-JH

1841 2d Blue, a GU+ HORIZONTAL PAIR, with three mostly HUGE margins, but trimmed W, cancelled with London Inland '17' numerals. 'J' FLAW on both. Cat.240+. New!

25.00

BL:Imp:BB:1558
BL:1558
14

ES11

3

KC

1841 2d Blue, a G-FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but just touched at tip of SE corner, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Corrosion blur in 'C'. Cat.100. New!

9.50

BL:Imp:BB:1740
BL:1740
14

ES11g,tb

3

KI

1841 2d Blue, a G-FU single, with four close(NW)-to-LARGE margins, but faint (ironed-out?) horizontal crease, cancelled with the SCARCER BLACK MALTESE CROSS. Lovely IVORY HEAD, also strong HGL VALUE, SE & SW, and blur E. Cat.275+. New!

30.00

BL:Imp:BB:1369
BL:1369
14

ES11,vd

3

ME

1841 2d Blue, a GU single, with two-and-a-half good margins, but trimmed at corners, cancelled with SCARCE NO.4 IN MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW. Cat.700. 35.00
BL:Imp:BB:1739
BL:1739
14

ES11f

3

NI

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four close(W)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. VGL SE. Cat.110. New!

12.50

BL:Imp:BB:1559
BL:1559
14

ES11g

3

OG-OH

1841 2d Blue, a G-FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, with four close(centre S)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with English Provincial numerals. HGLs VALUE. Cat.225+. 23.50
BL:Imp:BB:1633
BL:1633
14

ES11f

3

PC-PF

1841 2d Blue, a G-FU SCARCE HORIZONTAL STRIP OF FOUR, with variable margins, into in places, cancelled with NEWPORT (Shropshire) '565' numerals (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). VGLs NE 'PC' & 'PF'; also 'PD' NW corner frame-line extending N, NE ext E, and 'D' misplaced high right. Cat.450+ (as TWO PAIRS). 30.00
C:BB:BL:1526
C:1526
8/14
*

BS50/ES11

61/3

SK,RE-RF

1845 1d Red/1841 2d Blue, a GU HORIZONTAL PAIR of 2d Blues from Plate 3, cut into in places, but with some margins, together with a 1d Red from Plate 61 (presumably paying a LATE FEE), trimmed across top, but otherwise with LARGE margins, on creased long ENTIRE London to Shaftesbury on 19 January 1846, cancelled with London Inland '5' numerals. Cat.750+. 50.00
BL:Imp:BB:1646
BL:1646
14

ES14

4

BA-BC

1849 2d Blue, a G-FU SCARCE HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, with variable margins, close-to-touching in places, and with some creasing, cancelled with IRISH DUBLIN '186' numerals. Cat.365+ (as a PAIR and a single). 20.00
BL:Imp:BB:1642
BL:1642
15

ES15q

4

CJ-CK

1849 2d Deep Full Blue, a G-FU HORIZONTAL PAIR in a DEEP FULL BLUE shade, with four close (N of 'CJ)-to-LARGE margins, and with a vertical crease through 'CK', cancelled with London Inland '20' numerals. THIN PAPER variety. Cat.450+ (as TWO SINGLES). 45.00
BL:Imp:BB:1637
BL:1637
14

ES14

4

DI-DK

1849 2d Blue, a GU SCARCE HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, with margins in places, and much ORIGINAL GUM, cancelled with Heytesbury (Wilts) '361' numerals. 'DJ': lower W recut; 'DK': upper W recut. Cat.365+ (as a PAIR and a single). 20.00
BL:Imp:BB:1639
BL:1639
14

ES14q

4

ED

1849 2d Blue, a GU+ single in a DEEPISH shade, with three-and-a-half good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but close-to-trimmed lower E, cancelled low left with a fragment of an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. THIN PAPER variety; also lower W recut, and extensive corrosion blurring. Cat.225+. 22.50
BL:Imp:BB:1570
BL:1570
14

ES14

4

GF

1849 2d Blue, a FU single, with four close(NE & SW)-to-HUGE margins, and with corner crease NE, cancelled with English Provincial numerals. SE corner frame-line extending S, and 'F' misplaced low left. Cat.90. 10.00
BL:Imp:BB:1635
BL:1635
14

ES14

4

IC-IE

1849 2d Blue, a GU SCARCE HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, with margins in places, and creasing between, cancelled with Banbury '46' numerals. Letters variously misplaced. Cat.365+ (as a pair and a single). 15.00
BL:Imp:BB:1585
BL:1585
13

ES13e

4

IK

1849 2d Pale Blue, a FU single in a PALE BLUE shade, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, but rather messily cancelled with an unidentifiable numeral. UB SHIFT, and letters misplaced low right and low left, with the 'I' tilted W. Cat.130+. 13.50
C:BL:BB:1533
C:1533
15
*

ES15

4

LC

1849 2d Deep Full Blue, a GU single in a DEEP FULL BLUE shade, with three close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but trimmed across top, and heavy vertical crease, on neat clean empty WRAPPER London to Macclesfield, on 10 January 1853, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Cat.350+. 15.00
BL:Imp:BB:1610
BL:1610
15

ES15,E1d

4

MG

1849 2d Deep Full Blue, a FU single in a DEEP FULL BLUE shade, with four close(NE)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. FINE IVORY HEAD. 'M' misplaced left. Cat.100+. 15.00
BL:Imp:BB:1576
BL:1576
13

ES13

4

PI

1849 2d Pale Blue, a FU single in a PALE BLUE shade, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but rather messily cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. UB SHIFT. Cat.130+. 15.00
BL:Imp:BB:1582
BL:1582
13

ES13

4

SL

1849 2d Pale Blue, a GU+ single in a PALE BLUE shade, with four close(W)-to-VERY LARGE margins, and small wrinkle SW, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. UB SHIFT, NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'S' misplaced right. Cat.130+. 9.50
BL:Imp:BB:1602
BL:1602
14

ES14m

4

TF

1849 2d Blue, a GU single, with four close-to-LARGE margins, but damage upper W, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. In STATE 2 after repair, with TRL E. Cat.325. 15.00
1841-1844 1d Red-brown (shades) SG8-12, cancelled with Maltese Cross
RM:BB:4337
RM:4337
8

BS1c

12

TK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCER early plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but small scuff centre W, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing a BASAL SHIFT, and 'K' misplaced right. Cat.95. New!

10.00

RM:BB:4338
RM:4338
8

BS2c

13

DG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE early plate, with four close(upper E)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT and NE break. Cat.190. New!

20.00

RM:BB:4340
RM:4340
10

BS2

13

GA

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE early plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and 'A' misplaced right. Cat.175. New!

18.50

RM:BB:4342
RM:4342
8

BS2c

13

TK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE early plate, with four close(W)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and 'K' misplaced high and tilted W. Cat.190+. New!

22.50

RM:BB:4145
RM:4145
8

BS3

14

IJ

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCE early plate, with four mostly VERY LARGE-to-HUGE margins, but horizontal crease, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and VGL SE. Cat.150+. 13.50
RM:BB:3401
RM:3401
8

BS3d

14

MD

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE early plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four close(SW)-to-HUGE margins, but just touched at SE corner, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with minute fragments of a black Maltese Cross, leaving virtually COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. BASAL SHIFT and NE break. Cat.160. 18.50
RM:BB:4209
RM:4209
8

BS3

14

ND

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE early plate, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, but very faint diagonal crease, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and 'N' misplaced low right. Cat.150. 15.00
RM:BB:4211
RM:4211
8

BS3

14

RF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE early plate, with four close(S)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and 'F' misplaced high. Cat.150. 15.00
RM:BB:4344
RM:4344
10

BS5

16

EI

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A FU single in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. NE break. Cat.75+. New!

8.50

RM:BB:4346
RM:4346
8

BS5c

16

MH

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. BASAL SHIFT and NE break. Cat.90. New!

10.00

RM:BB:4347
RM:4347
10

BS5

16

PA

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A FU single in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but score along top frame-line, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, HGL SE, and 'P' misplaced low right. Cat.75+. New!

8.50

RM:BB:4348
RM:4348
8

BS5

16

TG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(N)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR in a WORN STATE 1 before repair, showing NE break, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.75+. New!

10.00

RM:BB:4149
RM:4149
8

BS6

17

LL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Slight UB shift, and both letters misplaced slightly right. Cat.140+. 14.50
RM:BB:3847
RM:3847
8

BS7

18

EH

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(W)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled low right with a neat black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. VGL SE, and 'E' with extended serif. Cat.140+. 15.00
RM:BB:4041
RM:4041
10

BS7

18

GE

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but small hinge-thin, lightly cancelled low right with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced low left and left. Cat.140+. New!

15.00

RM:BB:4403
RM:4403
8

BS7

18

IK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but corner crease NW, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. E/NE weak, and 'I' tilted W. Cat.140. New!

12.50

RM:BB:3294
RM:3294
8

BS7

18

KK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four close(SE & NW)-to-HUGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL VALUE, and E/NE weak. Cat.140+. 15.00
RM:BB:3290
RM:3290
8

BS8

19

GE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close-to-good even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, and letters misplaced high and low. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3778
RM:3778
8

BS8

19

LK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single in a DEEPISH shade, with four close(SW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGLs SE and SW, slight BASAL SHIFT, and letters misplaced left and right, and tilted W. Cat.75. 7.50
RM:BB:4153
RM:4153
8a

BS8b

19

ND

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, on VERY BLUE paper with a FINE IVORY HEAD, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, and letters misplaced low right and right. Cat.75. 8.50
RM:BB:3848
RM:3848
8

BS8

19

QH

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-mostly LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'Q' misplaced left. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3415
RM:3415
8a

BS8

19

RF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single in a DEEPISH shade, on VERY BLUE paper with a FINE IVORY HEAD, with four close(SE)-to-mostly LARGE even margins, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, and letters misplaced high left and low right. Cat.60+. 6.50
RM:BB:4226
RM:4226
8

BS8

19

RK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced low and high right. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3779
RM:3779
8

BS9g

20

AD

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close-to-good even margins, with tiny marginal cut below SW corner, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing CONSTANT VARIETY: SE roughly recut; also faint VGL NE, slight BASAL SHIFT, and letters misplaced high right and lightly struck. Cat.75+. 7.50
RM:BB:3314
RM:3314
8

BS9

20

DF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(S)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Faint VGL NE, marginal blur upper E, and letters misplaced right and high right and lightly struck, with the 'F' tilted E. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3739
RM:3739
8

BS9

20

GC

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four just touched(SW)-to-HUGE margins, lightly cancelled centre right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Faint VGL NE, and 'C' misplaced low left. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3682
RM:3682
8

BS9

20

HC

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but light corner creases SE and SW, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, and letters misplaced low and high. Cat.60. 5.00
RM:BB:3311
RM:3311
8

BS9

20

IF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SE)-to-good margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGLs NE and SE, 'I' misplaced low right and 'F' tilted E, with both lightly struck. Cat.60. New!

6.50

RM:BB:3310
RM:3310
8

BS9tk

20

II

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a good large part strike of the EDINBURGH 'BALLOON' SPECIAL TYPE 2 Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing letters misplaced low left and low, and lightly struck. Cat.120. 12.50
RM:BB:3309
RM:3309
8

BS9

20

LI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with an indistinct black Maltese Cross. SE roughly recut, and letters misplaced high right and low. Cat.60+. New!

6.50

RM:BB:3725
RM:3725
8

BS9d,tae

20

ND

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but small corner crease at tip of NW, cancelled with a FINE large part strike of the DISTINCTIVE STIRLING MALTESE CROSS. BASAL SHIFT, and 'N' misplaced very low. Cat.150+. 17.50
RM:BB:3418
RM:3418
8

BS9

20

PI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-mostly good even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced low left and lightly struck, with the 'P' tilted E. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3313
RM:3313
8

BS9

20

QK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced left and high left. Cat.60. 6.50
RM:BB:3419
RM:3419
8

BS9g

20

QL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four just touched(tip of SW corner)-to-mostly LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. SE HEAVILY RECUT and skewed inwards, NE corner frame-line extending NE, and letters misplaced left and low right. Cat.75. 8.50
RM:BB:3683
RM:3683
8

BS9f,tae

20

RJ

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, but light horizontal crease, cancelled with a FINE large part strike of the DISTINCTIVE STIRLING MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW ('J' misplaced left), and SE lightly but unevenly recut. Cat.150+. 17.50
RM:BB:3782
RM:3782
8

BS9

20

SA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four LARGE-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, but cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. SE corner frame-line extending E, faint VGL NE, and letters misplaced low and high left. Cat.60+. 7.50
RM:BB:3849
RM:3849
8

BS9

20

SG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. 'S' misplaced low, and SE lightly but unevenly recut. Cat.60+. 7.50
1844-1851 1d Red-brown (shades) SG8-12, cancelled with 1844 numerals (Plates up to 131)
Ri:B1:BB:6414
Ri:6414
8

BS29i

40

QK

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London District '67' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark on cheek; also 'K' misplaced high left and tilted W. Cat.85. 10.00
Ri:B1:BB:6421
Ri:6421
8

BS30

41

BG

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a London District '71' numeral. Noticeably WORN plate, with 'B' tilted W, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6418
Ri:6418
9

BS30

41

DH

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (WORN plate), with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH KINSALE '290' numeral. Top NE weak, and letters misplaced high. Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6419
Ri:6419
8a

BS30

41

MB

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH CLONES '141' numeral. Corner crease NW, and marginal nick N. SW weak, and letters misplaced right and high respectively, and tilted W. Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6415
Ri:6415
8

BS30

41

OF

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6194
Ri:6194
8

BS30

41

QD

A GU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with three-and-a-half good even margins, but close-to-touching lower W, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced high to centre. Cat.50. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6417
Ri:6417
8/9

BS30f

41

RE

A G-FU MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, a GU 3m EARLY print, and a FU 4m WORN print in a PALE RED-BROWN shade. Margins range from close/touching to VERY LARGE, cancelled respectively with Glasgow '159' and Manchester '498' numerals. CONSTANT VARIETY: blurs in 'EN' of 'PENNY'; also 'E' misplaced high left and tilted W. Cat.130+. 12.50
Ri:B1:BB:6420
Ri:6420
8

BS30d

41

TE

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NE)-to-mostly LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled low left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. BASAL SHIFT, GD SE, and letters misplaced high left and high, with the 'T' tilted W. Cat.65+. 8.50
Ri:B1:BB:6423
Ri:6423
8

BS31

42

DG

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four just touched(NE)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: 'G' with weak serif; also NW corner frame-line extending W (faint), and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6424
Ri:6424
8

BS31

42

FH

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four LARGE even margins, but rather enthusiastically cancelled with a Glasgow '159' numeral. WORN plate, and letters misplaced low. Cat.50. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6425
Ri:6425
8

BS31

42

MH

A GU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but corner creases SE and NW, neatly cancelled with a Doncaster '255' numeral. Letters misplaced high left and left. Cat.50. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6426
Ri:6426
8

BS31

42

TL

A GU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with almost four good-to-HUGE margins, but just touched SE, cancelled with a London Inland '17' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and WORN plate, with letters misplaced high left and left. Cat.50. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6427
Ri:6427
8

BS32

43

AD

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but corner crease NW, cancelled with a London District '70' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with letters misplaced low right and high. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6193
Ri:6193
8

BS32c

43

FD

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NW)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a Durham '267' numeral. HGL VALUE (faint), and 'F' misplaced low right. Cat.65. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6439
Ri:6439
12

BS32

43

FI

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, in a FINE SCARCE light ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low right and high. Cat.275+. 25.00
Ri:B1:BB:6428
Ri:6428
8

BS32

43

KD

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(SE)-to-good margins, cancelled with a London Inland '11' numeral. 'D' misplaced high left. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:4862
Ri:4862
8

BS32

43

LK

A VERY SCARCE MOUNTED MINT single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with two LARGE margins E and W, trimmed across top and bottom, but with good colour and much ORIGINAL GUM. Cat.600. 30.00
Ri:B1:BB:6429
Ri:6429
8

BS32

43

ML

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four just touched(centre S)-to-mostly HUGE margins, cancelled with a Cheltenham '177' numeral. 'L' misplaced high left. Cat.50. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6363
Ri:6363
8

BS32

43

TF

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good even margins, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. BASAL SHIFT, blur SW, and letters misplaced low left and high right. Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6432
Ri:6432
8

BS33

44

BA

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(upper E)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a London District '60' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, and letters misplaced low right, with the 'A' blind. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6433
Ri:6433
8

BS33e

44

BF

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close-to-good margins, cancelled with a VERY SCARCE TODMORDEN '332' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). 'P' FLAW, and letters misplaced right and high right. Cat.80+. 8.50
Ri:B1:BB:6435
Ri:6435
8

BS33

44

HF

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, cancelled with a Scots numeral. HGL SE, and 'H' misplaced right. Cat.50+. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6197
Ri:6197
8

BS33

44

JG

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a RARE ATTLEBOROUGH (Norfolk) '34' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'G' - 'VERY RARE'). 'P' FLAW, and 'G' misplaced high. Cat.80+. 9.50
Ri:B1:BB:6436
Ri:6436
8

BS33

44

QH

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '7' numeral. 'Q' misplaced high right. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6437
Ri:6437
8

BS34

45

AE

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH RATHFRILAND '390' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with 1842-43 Ray Flaws, letters misplaced right and high respectively, the 'A' blind, and the 'E' with extended serif. Cat.50+. 8.50
Ri:B1:BB:6201
Ri:6201
8

BS34

45

DL

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four mostly HUGE margins, but just touched at NW corner, cancelled with a neat Doncaster '255' numeral. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, and letters misplaced high and low left. Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6440
Ri:6440
8

BS34

45

HA

A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but very faint vertical crease up W network, lightly cancelled high with an English Provincial numeral, leaving most of the HEAD CLEAR. WORN plate, with letters misplaced right and low right, with the 'A' tilted W. Cat.50. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6442
Ri:6442
8

BS34

45

JL

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a Scots numeral. CONSTANT VARIETIES: 'J' with missing serif, and GD SE; also NE corner frame-line extending E (slight). Cat.50+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6441
Ri:6441
8

BS34

45

ME

A FU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '10' numeral. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced high and left respectively. Cat.50. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6479
Ri:6479
8

BS35d

46

HF

A FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. HGL VALUE & SE, and blurs NW and SW. Cat.40. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6481
Ri:6481
8

BS36d

47

JA

A FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a Plymouth '620' numeral. 'E' AND 'T' FLAWS (both slight), and 'A' misplaced low right. Cat.70. 8.50
Ri:B1:BB:5647
Ri:5647
8

BS36

47

JA-JB

A G-FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, 'JB' with four good-to-LARGE margins, but 'JA' trimmed at left, cancelled with Scots numerals. 'A' misplaced low right, 'B' high right. NOTE: 'E' & 'T' Flaws not apparent on this copy of 'JA' (see above item - less heavily inked so latent flaw just visible). Cat.76+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6480
Ri:6480
8

BS36

47

TA

A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London District '68' numeral. WORN PLATE, showing a good BASAL SHIFT, and letters misplaced high left and low right. Cat.38+. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6482
Ri:6482
8

BS38e

49

EI

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but faint diagonal crease SW, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. W RECUT, and letters misplaced high right and right. Cat.48. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6316
Ri:6316
9

BS41xb

52

CL

A FU single in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (WORN plate), with four close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a BLUE IRISH NUMERAL. W lightly RECUT, GD SE, and letters misplaced right and low left. Cat.250+. 25.00
Ri:B1:BB:6317
Ri:6317
8

BS41

52

GJ

A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but faint horizontal bend, cancelled with a LONDON DISTRICT '52' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with 'G' misplaced low left. Cat.35+. 4.50
Ri:B1:BB:6290
Ri:6290
12

BS41

52

HG

A FU single in a FINE SCARCE BRIGHT ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but tiny scuff NE, cancelled with a Shrewsbury '708' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: heavy blurs NW and SW, and letters misplaced left. Cat.275+. 30.00
Ri:B1:BB:4877
Ri:4877
8

BS41

52

PI

A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but faint diagonal bend, lightly cancelled with an IRISH DUNDALK '187' numeral. WORN PLATE, with letters misplaced low right and high. Cat.40+. 3.50
Ri:B1:BB:5672
Ri:5672
8

BS41

52

RL

A FU single, with four mostly HUGE margins, but just clipped at NW corner, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. GD SE, NE weak, and letters misplaced high right and high left. Cat.40+. 3.50
Ri:B1:BB:6322
Ri:6322
8

BS42e

53

GE

A FU single, with four close(SE & NW)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, leaving greatly CLEAR PROFILE within. 'E' FLAW, and letters misplaced low and high. Cat.60+. 6.50
Ri:B1:BB:6050
Ri:6050
8

BS42e

53

HA

A FU MARGINAL single, with four close(SE)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'E' FLAW, and CONSTANT VARIETY: mark below SW, and 'A' misplaced left. Cat.60+. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6364
Ri:6364
8

BS42

53

PF

A FU single, with four close(SE)-to-LARGE margins, messily cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. BASAL SHIFT, lower E recut, and letters misplaced right and high respectively. Cat.40+. 5.00
Ri:B1:BB:6323
Ri:6323
8

BS42

53

TG

A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-HUGE margins, lightly cancelled with a neat Wolverhampton '905' numeral. Lower W recut, and letters misplaced high left and left. Cat.40+. 4.50
Ri:B1:BB:6483
Ri:6483
8

BS44g

55

BH

A FU+ single, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'E' FLAW, W wholly RECUT, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.60. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6484
Ri:6484
12

BS44f

55

FK

A FU single in a FINE SCARCE STRONG ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a Birmingham '75' numeral. BOTH SIDES RECUT, blur outside SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.275+. 35.00
Ri:B1:BB:6327
Ri:6327
8

BS45f

56

QH

A FU single, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a Bodmin '88' numeral. 'E' FLAW, BASAL SHIFT, and 'H' misplaced low. Cat.60+. 7.50
Ri:B1:BB:6630
Ri:6630
8

BS91

130

EG

A GU+ single from this rather DIFFICULT plate, with four close(E)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London District numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blur SW. Cat.45. New!

6.50

1852-1853 1d Red-brown (shades) SG8-12, SG Spec B2 (Alphabet II Plates 132-177)
Ri:B2:BB:6610
Ri:6610
8

B2

132

JF

A GU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four close(E)-to-good margins, cancelled with an Oxford '603' numeral. SW corner frame-line extending W (slight), and letters misplaced low to centre, the 'F' with extended serif. Cat.45. New!

3.50

Ri:B2:BB:6296
Ri:6296
12

B2(3)

137

CL

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE PALE ORANGE-BROWN shade (WORN plate), with four close(W)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH DUBLIN '186' numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.275+. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:5082
Ri:5082
12

B2(3)

138

HK

A FU single in a FINE SCARCE BRIGHT ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four close(E)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. Blurs SW and upper W, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.275. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:6612
Ri:6612
8

B2

139

ML

A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four mostly LARGE margins, but just touched at SE corner, cancelled with a Scots Glasgow '159' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.55. New!

3.50

Ri:B2:BB:6611
Ri:6611
8a

B2

139

ND

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four close(NW)-to-HUGE margins, but very faint vertical crease, cancelled with a Scots Kirkcudbright '209' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.55. New!

5.50

Ri:B2:BB:5580
Ri:5580
12

B2(3)

139

RK

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE PALE ORANGE-BROWN shade (WORN plate), with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, but corner crease SE, cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with letters misplaced low right, and the 'R' tilted E. Cat.275+. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:6613
Ri:6613
8

B2

142

MJ

A FU+ single, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a Scots Jedburgh '187' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: 'M' weak; also NE corner frame-line extending E (faint and slight), SE ext E, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40+. New!

5.00

Ri:B2:BB:6614
Ri:6614
8

B2

142

MJ

A FU+ single, with four good even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: 'M' weak; also NE corner frame-line extending E (faint and slight), and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40+. New!

4.50

Ri:B2:BB:5093
Ri:5093
12

B2(3)

145

BJ

A FU single in a SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, but diagonal crease SW, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.275. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:6615
Ri:6615
8

B2

148

BI

A GU+ single, with four mostly good-to-LARGE margins, but just touched at SW corner, cancelled with a Scots Bathgate '38' numeral. 'I' misplaced low. Cat.40. New!

3.50

Ri:B2:BB:6616
Ri:6616
8

B2

149

JH

A FU single, with four mostly LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, but just touched at SW corner, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an IRISH PORTADOWN '375' numeral. 'H' misplaced low left, with weak crossbar. Cat.40. New!

4.00

Ri:B2:BB:6617
Ri:6617
8a

B2l

149

MG

A FU+ single in an UNUSUAL PALE RED-BROWN shade (not a particularly worn plate, but a clear DRY PRINT), on VERY BLUE paper, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: PUNCH-HOLDER FLAW (mark below 'M' square); also letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.50+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6618
Ri:6618
8

B2

150

AC

A FU single, with four mostly good-to-LARGE margins, but just touched at NE corner, cancelled with an IRISH BELFAST '62' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing NW corner frame-line extending N, blur SW, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.40. New!

4.50

Ri:B2:BB:6619
Ri:6619
8a

B2h

150

IB

A FU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, but small thin centre W, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral (probably '760' Sudbury). 'B' misplaced very low right. Cat.42. New!

4.50

Ri:B2:BB:6620
Ri:6620
8a

B2

150

KL

A FU+ single on VERY BLUE paper, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but faint slight horizontal wrinkles, cancelled with a VERY SCARCE LONDON DISTRICT '77' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). NW corner frame-line extending W, and 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.40+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6621
Ri:6621
8a

B2

151

DK

A GU+ single on VERY BLUE paper, with three-and-a-half LARGE margins, but touched upper E, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an ?English? numeral. 'D' misplaced low right. Cat.40. New!

3.50

Ri:B2:BB:4758
Ri:4758
12

B2(3)

151

JK

A FU single in a SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.275. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:5108
Ri:5108
12

B2(3)

151

OL

A FU+ single in a SCARCE LIGHT ORANGE-BROWN shade on VERY BLUE paper, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a Scots Glasgow '159' numeral. NE and NW corners heavily recut, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.275. 25.00
Ri:B2:BB:6623
Ri:6623
8

B2

152

DD

A FU+ single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, but slight corner creases NE and NW, cancelled with an ?English? numeral. NW Flaw, NE and SE corner frame-lines extending E, and letters misplaced low right, the E 'D' with extended serif. Cat.40. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6624
Ri:6624
8a

B2

152

JE

A FU+ single on VERY BLUE paper, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but slight horizontal wrinkles, lightly cancelled with a neat VERY SCARCE LONDON DISTRICT '77' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). Blur SW, SW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6622
Ri:6622
9

B2

152

ML

A FU+ single in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (WORN plate) rather UNUSUAL on this issue, with closeish(S)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a London Inland '11' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low. Cat.45+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:5122
Ri:5122
8

B2

153

QK

A FU single in a STRONG shade approaching the RARE LAKE-RED, with four close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled high right with an IRISH numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NW Flaw, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.40. 4.50
Ri:B2:BB:6626
Ri:6626
10

B2

154

CD

A FU single in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade UNUSUAL for this series, on VERY BLUE paper with a nice IVORY HEAD, with four good-to-HUGE margins, but just touched at SW corner, cancelled with a London District '76' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). NE and SE corner frame-lines extending E, dots outside SE, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.50+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6625
Ri:6625
8a

B2

154

PA

A FU+ single on VERY THIN, VERY BLUE paper, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH PORTADOWN '375' numeral. SE badly recut, and letters misplaced low right and blind. Cat.40+. New!

6.50

Ri:B2:BB:6627
Ri:6627
8a

B2

155

DG

A FU single from this DIFFICULT plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with almost four LARGE margins, but just touched lower E, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a London District numeral. In STATE 1 before repair. CONSTANT VARIETY: 'G' with weak bottom curve; also blur SW, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.200+. New!

25.00

Ri:B2:BB:6629
Ri:6629
8a

B2

158

FE

A GU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four close(E)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with an IRISH numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.45. New!

6.50

1854 1d Red-brown (shades) SG17-18,22, SG Spec. C1 and C2 (Die I Alph II, Small Crown, Perf.16 and 14) Plates 155,157, 162-R6
RP:C1:BB:13328
RP:13328
17

C1

162

PC

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a slightly YELLOWISH shade, off-centre low and with tiny thin behind 'O' of 'POSTAGE, but with FULL PERFS (one or two tips trimmed below SW), cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'P' blind, and 'C' misplaced low. Cat.50. 5.00
RP:C1:BB:14000
RP:14000
18

C1(2)

166

AI

A FU single in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but weak corner perf SW and a diagonal crease NE, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing 'A' misplaced low right, and both letters tilted W. Cat.50+. New!

4.50

RP:C1:BB:12796
RP:12796
17

C1

166

EB

Ex FOLKARD, a FU single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. Letters misplaced low. Cat.35. 3.50
RP:C1:BB:12795
RP:12795
17

C1

166

MH

A FU single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with both London Inland '2' and London District numerals. 'H' misplaced low left with extended serif. Cat.35. 3.50
RP:C1:BB:13999
RP:13999
17

C1(5)

167

FF

A FU+ single in a SCARCE FINE BRIGHT ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but a couple of oily patches, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled high left with an ?English? numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.375. New!

40.00

RP:C1:BB:14006
RP:14006
17

C1

169

AA

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but faint vertical crease, cancelled with a Rochford '651' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right, blind, and tilted W. Cat.45. New!

3.00

RP:C1:BB:12800
RP:12800
17

C1

169

AC

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. Blurs W, and letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'A' blind and tilted W. Cat.45. 4.50
RP:C1:BB:14001
RP:14001
17

C1

169

DK

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with almost FULL PERFS, but minor faults below SE, lightly cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and high right. Cat.45. New!

4.50

RP:C1:BB:13329
RP:13329
17

C1

171

CK

Ex FOLKARD, a FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Portsmouth '625' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.50+. 5.00
RP:C1:BB:10847
RP:10847
17

C1

171

SD

Ex FOLKARD, a FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. WORN plate, with SE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low and low left, and the 'D' tilted E. Cat.50. 5.00
RP:C1:BB:14008
RP:14008
17

C1q

173

AH

A FU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS (a couple slightly 'nibbled' upper E), but two small thins, lightly cancelled with a Southampton '723' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and 'A' ROW SHORT STAMP, in STATE 2 after repair, showing letters misplaced low and low left, with both thinned. Cat.35+. New!

3.00

RP:C1:BB:10848
RP:10848
17

C1

174

HF

A FU single in a DEEPISH shade approaching BRICK-RED, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat SCARCE LONDON INLAND '38' LATE FEE duplex. WORN plate, with letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.40+. 4.50
RP:C1:BB:12503
RP:12503
17

C1

174

RH

A FU single, reasonably well-centred for these, with FULL PERFS, but horizontal crease, lightly cancelled with a neat London District '73' duplex. NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.40. 3.50
RP:C1:BB:11060
RP:11060
17

C1

174

SA

A FU+ single, printed on VERY THIN PAPER (a variety UNLISTED on C1), off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'A' misplaced low right. Cat.40+. 5.00
RP:C1:BB:10851
RP:10851
17

C1

176

DI

A G-FU SCARCE UNUSED single, WELL-CENTRED, and with FULL PERFS (one or two weak), but with diagonal crease lower right and no gum. WORN plate, with letters misplaced low left. Cat.375. 35.00
RP:C1:BB:11065
RP:11065
17

C1

178

AI

A FU single, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat London District '77' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing blurs W, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.35+. 4.00
RP:C1:BB:11066
RP:11066
17

C1

178

GI

A FU single, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat Swansea '763' numeral. 'G' misplaced low left. Cat.35. 3.50
RP:C1:BB:14011
RP:14011
17

C1

178

MI

A FU single in a strong Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but almost imperceptible ironed-out vertical crease, neatly cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral (probably a SPOON). Letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. New!

4.00

RP:C1:BB:10874
RP:10874
17

C1

179

AC

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a GU+ single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred slightly high, and with a horizontal crease, but with FULL PERFS (one weak at NW corner), lightly cancelled high with a London Inland numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with letters misplaced low. Cat.35+. 3.50
RP:C1:BB:011068
RP:11068
17

C1

179

FC

A FU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.35+. 4.50
RP:C1:BB:10535
RP:10535
17

C1(3)

179

FJ

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU single in a BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low. Cat.50. 5.50
RP:C1:BB:11070
RP:11070
17

C1

180

RK

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single in a light Red-brown shade approaching YELLOW-BROWN, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled high left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. NE corner frame-line extending far N (visible above perf hole), and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.35+. 4.50
RP:C1:BB:13331
RP:13331
17

C1

187

GI

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU single from this rather DIFFICULT plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled high with a London Inland '13' numeral. 'G' misplaced low left, and 'I' tilted E. Cat.60. 7.50
RP:C1:BB:11077
RP:11077
17

C1(5)

188

GL

A FU single in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. Letters misplaced low right and low left. Cat.375. 40.00
RP:C1:BB:10640
RP:10640
17

C1(3)

188

MF

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU single in a SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Uxbridge '830' numeral. E margin narrow and blurred, SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.75. 8.50
RP:C1:BB:14002
RP:14002
18

C1(2)

189

QF

A FU single in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but faint vertical crease, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. A WORN state of the plate, with letters misplaced low left and high right, with the 'Q' slightly blurred. Cat.50. New!

4.50

RP:C1:BB:11096
RP:11096
17

C1ya

194

IL

A FU single, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat large part 'CASTLE STREET' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. 'L' misplaced low left. Cat.40+. 5.00
RP:C1:BB:11100
RP:11100
17

C1

195

LF

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an Abergavenny '1' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. NE corner frame-line recut and extending E, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.45. 5.50
RP:C1:BB:11101
RP:11101
17

C1

195

LG-MH

A G-FU SCARCE BLOCK OF FOUR from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, off-centre left, and with one or two minor perf faults, cancelled with Frome '306' numerals. MG and 'MH' are UNUSUAL LONG STAMPS (more often seen at top or bottom of the sheet), showing elongated teeth at base. 'LH': lower E recut, and letters variously misplaced on all four units. Cat.350+. 35.00
RP:C1:BB:11105
RP:11105
17

C1(5)

197

BA

A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, reasonably WELL-CENTRED for these, and with FULL PERFS, but faint diagonal wrinkle, lightly cancelled with aa English Provincial numeral. Heavy blur E, and 'A' misplaced low right. Cat.375. 45.00
RP:C1:BB:12815
RP:12815
17

C1

197

DF-DG

A GU+ HORIZONTAL PAIR from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly high, and with one or two minor perf faults, lightly cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND TWIN numeral. Blurs W of both, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.90+. 7.50
RP:C2:BB:13987
RP:13987
22

C2

202

BE

1855 1d Red-brown A FU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED, but with two missing perfs N, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.75. New!

6.50

RP:C2:BB:13973
RP:13973
22

C2

202

CI

1855 1d Red-brown A GU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED, but with corner perf faults NE and SW, cancelled with a London District '72' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Blurs W, and letters misplaced right. Cat.75. New!

4.50

RP:C2:BB:13975
RP:13975
22

C2

202

DF

1855 1d Red-brown A GU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, centred somewhat low left, and with perf faults SE, cancelled with a London Inland '17' numeral. Letters misplaced low right, with the 'D' tilted W. Cat.75. New!

3.50

RP:C2:BB:13974
RP:13974
22

C2(3)

202

NJ

1855 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, in a FINE SCARCE BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. Letters misplaced right and low left, with the 'N' tilted E, and the W of SE concave. Cat.250. New!

15.00

RP:C2:BB:13986
RP:13986
22

C2

202

QL

1855 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED for these, but with some creasing, lightly cancelled with a Norwich '575' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.75. New!

4.50

RP:C2:BB:11125
RP:11125
22

C2

202

SA

1855 1d Red-brown A FU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.75. 7.50
RP:C2:BB:13976
RP:13976
22

C2

202

TC

1855 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, centred slightly high, and with some creasing, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '16' numeral. Blur lower W, and 'C' misplaced low right. Cat.75. New!

4.50

RP:C2:BB:13977
RP:13977
22

C2

203

ML

1855 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, centred slightly low, and with a perf fault NW, cancelled with a Plymouth '620' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. 'L' misplaced low right, with extended serif. Cat.150. New!

8.50

RP:C2:BB:13978
RP:13978
22

C2

203

PE

1855 1d Red-brown A GU single from this SCARCER plate, from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, centred slightly low left, and with some trimmed perfs SW, cancelled with a London Inland '41' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending E, SE skewed outwards, and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.150. New!

6.50

RP:C2:BB:13979
RP:13979
22

C2

R1

AI

1855 1d Red-brown A GU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED, but with corner perf faults NE and SW, and a corner crease NW, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and SHORT STAMP, with letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.100. New!

5.00

RP:C2:BB:13981
RP:13981
22

C2

R2

BD

1855 1d Red-brown Ex FOLKARD, a GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED for these, but with perf faults SE, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.100. New!

6.50

RP:C2:BB:13980
RP:13980
22

C2(2)

R2

CI

1855 1d Yellow-brown A GU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred a whisker low right, but with damage centre W, lightly cancelled low right with a Thirsk '795' numeral, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.100. New!

3.50

RP:C2:BB:13982
RP:13982
22

C2

R2

FG

1855 1d Red-brown A FU single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED for these, and with FULL PERFS, but rather messily cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.100. New!

10.00

RP:C2:BB:13983
RP:13983
22

C2

R2

JB

1855 1d Red-brown A SPACEFILLER example of a RARE MOUNTED MINT single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, off-centre left, and with damaged SE corner, but much ORIGINAL GUM. Lower E recut, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.1100. New!

25.00

RP:C2:BB:13994
RP:13994
22

C2(2)

R2

TA

1855 1d Yellow-brown A GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, but tiny tear into 'T' square, lightly cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Letters misplaced high right and low right, with both tilted W. Cat.100. New!

7.50

RP:C2:BB:13984
RP:13984
22

C2

R4

EG

1855 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, centred slightly high left, but with perf faults NE, cancelled low with a London Inland '23' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. SE lightly recut and skewed outwards, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.110. New!

7.50

RP:C2:BB:14043
RP:14043
22

C2(4)

R4

KD

1855 1d Plum A GU collectable SPACEFILLER from the SCARCER PERF.14 issue, in a useful example of the RARE PLUM shade, WELL-CENTRED, and with FULL PERFS, but closed tear upper E, cancelled low with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Letters misplaced low. Cat.1500. New!

50.00

1854-55 2d Blue (shades) SG19-20,23, SG Spec. F1-F2 (Die I Alph I, Small Crown, Perf.16,14) Plate 4
BL:ES13:F1:BB:1813
BL:1813
13/20

ES13/F1(2)

4

CK

1849/54 2d Pale Blue, a GU/FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR in PALE BLUE shades, the imperf with nearly four mostly LARGE margins, but wrinkles and damage at SE corner, matched with a FU perf star, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, both somewhat messily cancelled with ?English Provincial? numerals. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left. Cat. 220+. New!

18.50

BL:F1:BB:1815
BL:1815
19

F1

4

FB

1854 2d Deep Blue, a GU single, seriously MISPERFED low, but with FULL PERFS, somewhat robustly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Heavy blur W. Cat. 100. New!

7.50

BL:F1:BB:1816
BL:1816
19

F1

4

JE

1854 2d Deep Blue, a GU+ single in a VERY DEEP shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX DATED 16 MAY 1855. Many CORROSION BLURS. Cat. 100. New!

8.50

BL:F1:BB:1818
BL:1818
19

F1

4

NJ

1854 2d Deep Blue, a GU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX, and a RED 'P.D.' (Continental 'Paid to Destination'). Letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat. 100. New!

8.50

BL:F1:BB:1817
BL:1817
19

F1

4

NK

1854 2d Deep Blue, a FU single, VERY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but vertical crease, cancelled with a Scots Aberdeen '1' numeral. Blur lower W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat. 100. New!

9.50

BL:F1:BB:1819
BL:1819
19

F1

4

PH-PI

1854 2d Deep Blue, a GU+ HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with English Provincial numerals (possibly '733' Stockport). LONG STAMPS (unusual other than at top or bottom of sheet) showing wide tooth either side at bottom where comb adjusted. Heavy blur lower W of 'PH', and letters variously misplaced. Cat. 100. New!

17.50

BL:F1:BB:1814
BL:1814
19

F1

4

RJ

1854 2d Deep Blue, a FU single in a VERY DEEP shade, centred slightly low, but with FULL PERFS, somewhat messily cancelled with a Scots numeral. 'J' misplaced right and tilted W. Cat. 100. New!

10.00

1855 1d Red-brown (shades SG24,21,26, SG Spec. C3-C6 (Die II Alph II, Small/Large Crown, Perf.16/14)
RP:C3:BB:13411
RP:13411
24

C3

1

MI

A FU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but rather heavily cancelled with a London Inland '18' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.70. 7.50
RP:C3:BB:10902
RP:10902
24

C3

2

FF

A FU single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS (a couple of tips trimmed NE), cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.70. 6.50
RP:C3:C4:BB:13619
RP:13619
24/21

C3(2)/C4

2

IE

Both ex WIGGINS, a GU+ MATCHED PAIR, the C3 in a SCARCER YELLOW-BROWN shade, both WELL-CENTRED and with FULL PERFS, but with thins, cancelled with English and IRISH numerals. 'E' misplaced low left. Cat.215+. 18.50
RP:C3:BB:10906
RP:10906
24

C3

2

SB

A FU single, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '31' numeral. 'S' misplaced very low left. Cat.70. 6.50
RP:C3:BB:12912
RP:12912
25

C3(3)

2

TK

A FU single in a SCARCE DULL ORANGE-BROWN shade, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Birmingham '75' numeral. 'K' misplaced low. Cat.225. 20.00
RP:C3:C4:BB:13624
RP:13624
24/21

C3/C4

4

AA

A GU+/FU MATCHED PAIR, the C3 in an interesting shade approaching the SCARCE BROWN-ROSE, WELL-CENTRED and with FULL PERFS, but with a thin, matched with a FU C4, centred somewhat left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with Stratford-on-Avon '754' and Wantage '4' numerals. MISSING IMPRIMATURS, the C3 a SHORT STAMP, showing a narrow and blurred E margin, with both letters rather low. Cat.135+. 15.00
RP:C3:C6:BB:13390
RP:13390
24/-

C3/C6

4

AB

A GU+/FU MATCHED PAIR, both WELL-CENTRED, but the C3 with a corner perf fault, the C6 with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with SCARCE WELSH MOLD '531' (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE') and Nottingham '583' numerals. MISSING IMPRIMATURS, with the letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.100+. 15.00
RP:C3:C5:BB:13389
RP:13389
24/26

C3/C5

4

AF

A FU+/GU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, both WELL-CENTRED, the C3 with FULL PERFS, but the SCARCE C5 (ex WIGGINS) with trimmed perfs at top, cancelled respectively with a VERY SCARCE HARLOW '337' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'), and a VERY LIGHT unidentifiable English Provincial numeral. The C5 is in a very definite UNLISTED YELLOW-BROWN shade (only the second time I have seen this shade on a C5). MISSING IMPRIMATURS, with letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.200+. 25.00
RP:C3:C6:BB:13623
RP:13623
24/-

C3/C6

4

BB

A FU/GU+ MATCHED PAIR, centred respectively slightly high right, and slightly right, the C6 with a small central thin, but both with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with a LIVERPOOL SPOON and a Yarmouth (Norfolk) '927' numeral. W 'B' misplaced low left. Cat.100+. 12.50
RP:C3:BB:12910
RP:12910
24

C3g

4

HA

A FU single, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled rather heavily with a St Helens '679' numeral. DOUBLE LETTER 'A', and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.90. 8.50
RP:C3:BB:13439
RP:13439
24

C3

4

HI

A FU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS (one or two minor faults), somewhat firmly cancelled with a London District '77' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a blur SW, and 'H' misplaced low left and tilted W. Cat.70. 7.50
RP:C3:C4:C6:BB:13712
RP:13712
24/21/-

C3/C4/C6

4

LC

The C6 ex WIGGINS, a FU SCARCE MATCHED TRIO, variously off-centre, but all with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with an English Provincial numeral, and LIVERPOOL SPOONS. Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.165+. 20.00
RP:C3:C6:BB:13629
RP:13629
24/-

C3/C6

4

LE

A FU MATCHED PAIR, the C3 WELL-CENTRED, but with a missing corner perf SW, the C6 centred somewhat high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with London Inland '30' and Leeds '447' numerals. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.100+. 12.50
RP:C3:C5:BB:13387
RP:13387
24/26

C3/C5ud

4

LH

A GU+ SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, the C3 (ex WIGGINS) WELL-CENTRED, the C5 in an UNUSUAL very YELLOWISH shade off-centre slightly low, the C3 with a small thin and a crease, and the C5 with a crease, but both with FULL PERFS (slightly 'nibbled' top of C3), cancelled respectively with London Inland '16', and RARE GREEN numerals (the latter probably an IRISH SPOON). Letters misplaced low right. Cat.420+. 50.00
RP:C3:C6:BB:13394
RP:13394
24/-

C3/C6

4

MI

A GU+ MATCHED PAIR, the C3 off-centre low and creased, the C6 WELL-CENTRED, but with a central pin-hole, both with FULL PERFS, cancelled with English Provincial numerals. 'M' misplaced low right. Cat.100+. 8.50
RP:C3:BB:13336
RP:13336
24

C3

4

NF

A FU single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, but some tone spots, lightly cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.70. 8.50
RP:C3:C6:BB:12168
RP:12168
24/-

C3/C6

4

RA

A GU/FU+ MATCHED PAIR, the C3 in an interesting 'PLUMMY' shade, both WELL-CENTRED, but the C3 with some trimmed perfs, the C6 with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with London Inland '15' and Bridgewater '123' numerals. CONSTANT VARIETY: base-line weak; also E margin narrow, and 'R' misplaced low right. Cat.100+. 7.50
RP:C3:BB:13441
RP:13441
24

C3

4

RH

A FU single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS (minor fault NE), neatly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral (probably a Liverpool Spoon). Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.70. 7.50
RP:C3:BB:12913
RP:12913
24

C3

4

SK

A FU+ single, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with an IRISH numeral (probably Limerick '303'), leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'S' tilted W. Cat.70. 8.50
RP:C3:C6:14023
RP:14023
24/-

C3vb/C6vd

14

AA

Both ex WIGGINS, a SPACEFILLER SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, both reasonably WELL-CENTRED, but with several trimmed or damaged perfs, cancelled respectively with VERY SCARCE BELFAST SPOON in BLUE, and DUBLIN SPOON in GREEN. MISSING IMPRIMATURS, showing heavy blur E. Cat.925+. New!

45.00

RP:C3:14024
RP:14024
24

C3

18

EA

Ex WIGGINS, a SPACEFILLER single from this VERY RARE plate, centred slightly high, with many trimmed or damaged perfs, cancelled with a Brighton '132' numeral. Blurs E, 'E' misplaced low right, and 'A' tilted W. Cat.850. New!

45.00

RP:C3:14026
RP:14026
24

C3

19

HE

A SPACEFILLER single from this RARE plate, centred slightly low, with top perfs trimmed, and some damaged W, cancelled with a London District '77' duplex. 'H' misplaced low right. Cat.500. New!

25.00

RP:C3:14025
RP:14025
24

C3

19

HJ

Ex WIGGINS, a SPACEFILLER single from this RARE plate, centred slightly low, with many trimmed or damaged perfs and a tear centre W, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'H' misplaced low right, and letters tilted E and W respectively. Cat.500. New!

15.00

RP:C3:14027
RP:14027
24

C3

20

BG

Ex WIGGINS, a SPACEFILLER single from this RARE plate, WELL-CENTRED, but with trimmed perfs top left and lower right, cancelled with a London Inland '40' numeral. 'G' misplaced left. Cat.600. New!

30.00

RP:C3:C6:14029
RP:14029
24/-

C3/C6

20

HD

A GU/FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this RARE C3 and SCARCE C6 plate, both off-centre high, but the C3 with several trimmed perfs, the C6 with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with Ely '275' and SCARCE SHIPDHAM (Norfolk) '793' numerals (the latter Parmenter RARITY 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.680+. New!

45.00

RP:C3:14028
RP:14028
24

C3

21

EA

A GU single from this RARE plate, centred slightly low, with minor perf faults NW, cancelled with a RARE LONDON INLAND '49' TRIPLE numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'H' - 'VERY FEW EXIST). Letters misplaced right, with the 'E' tilted W. Cat.600+. New!

45.00

1855 2d Blue (shades) SG23a,20a,27,34, SG Spec. F3-F6 (Die I Alph II, Small/Large Crown, Perf.16,14) Plate 5
BL:F6:BB:1310
BL:1310
34

F6

5

AC-AD

1855 2d Blue, a FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS (a few tips trimmed N on 'AD'), cancelled with Newcastle '545' SIDEWAYS DUPLEXES. MISSING IMPRIMATURS, showing heavy blurs between, and 'A's blind, misplaced right, and tilted W. Cat. 140+. 15.00
BL:F6:BB:1270
BL:1270
34

F6

5

BE

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, reasonably WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, somewhat heavily cancelled with a London Inland '29' numeral. Blurs E and SW, and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat. 70. 7.50
BL:F6:BB:1682
BL:1682
34

F6

5

EB

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, centred slightly low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'E' tilted W. Cat. 70. 7.50
BL:F6:BB:1271
BL:1271
34

F6

5

FC

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an ?English Provincial? numeral. Heavy blur W. Cat. 70. 7.50
BL:F6:BB:1312
BL:1312
34

F6

5

FJ

1855 2d Blue, a FU+ single, reasonably WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Blurs SE and SW, and 'J' misplaced left. Cat. 70. 8.00
BL:F6:BB:1317
BL:1317
34

F6

5

KD-KE

1855 2d Blue, a FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with Newton Abbot '567' numerals. Blurs between. Cat. 140+. 15.00
BL:F6:BB:1319
BL:1319
34

F6

5

LJ

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Letters misplaced right and low left. Cat. 70. 8.00
BL:F6:BB:1684
BL:1684
34

F6

5

ND

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. Letters misplaced left and low right, with the 'D' tilted W. Cat. 70. 7.50
BL:F6:BB:1277
BL:1277
34

F6

5

PC

1855 2d Blue, a FU single in an UNUSUALLY DEEP shade for this issue, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an ?IRISH? numeral. Blurs SE and lower W, and 'C' misplaced right. Cat. 70. 7.50
C:BL:F6:BB:1317
C:1317
34
*

F6

5

RH

1855 2d Blue, a GU single in an UNUSUALLY DEEP shade, WELL-CENTRED for these, but with perfs trimmed across base, on clean empty ENVELOPE Poole to Worthing (via London) on 25-26 NOVEMBER 1857, cancelled with a Poole '624' numeral. Scratches in E margin, and 'R' misplaced right. Cat.200. 15.00
BL:F6:BB:1687
BL:1687
34

F6(2)

5

SC

1855 2d Greenish-blue, a FU single in the DIFFICULT GREENISH-BLUE shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but heavy (contemporary production?) ink-smudge SW, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Heavy blur W, and letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat. 120. 12.50
BL:F6:BB:1688
BL:1688
34

F6(2)

5

SE

1855 2d Greenish-blue, a GU single in the DIFFICULT GREENISH-BLUE shade, WELL-CENTRED, but with corner perf fault NW, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial (probably Brighton '132') SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced left and low right, with the 'S' tilted W. Cat. 120. 6.50
BL:F6:BB:1685
BL:1685
34

F6

5

SE

1855 2d Blue, a GU+ single, off-centre high, and with one or two minor perf faults, cancelled with a RARE LONDON DISTRICT '76' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'H' - 'VERY FEW EXIST'). Letters misplaced left and low right, with the 'S' tilted W. Cat. 70+. 8.50
BL:F6:BB:1686
BL:1686
34

F6

5

TA

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Cardiff '162' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing blur W, and letters misplaced high right and right, with the 'A' blind and tilted E. Cat. 70. 7.50
1856 1d Red-brown (shades) on Blued Paper SG29-33, SG Spec. C8 (Die II Alph III, Large Crown, Perf.14)
1857 1d Red (Transitional shades) on Unblued Paper SG-, SG Spec. C9/C9A (Die II Alph III, Large Crown, Perf.14)
1857 1d Rose-red (shades) on White paper SG38-41, SG Spec. C10 (Die II Alph III, Large Crown, Perf.14)
1857 1d Rose-red SG36, SG Spec. C11 (Die II Alph III, Large Crown, Provisional Perf.16)
RP:C11:BB:13960
RP:13960
36

C11va

46

FH

1857 1d Rose-red C11 (SG36): A GU+ single, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, but pinhole below chignon, lightly cancelled with a MANCHESTER SPOON. Lower E frame-break, and letters misplaced right. Cat.80+. New!

8.50

 

RP:C11:BB:13962
RP:13962
36

C11

48

PB

1857 1d Rose-red C11 (SG36): A FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but slight surface scuff SE, lightly cancelled with a neat London 'NW 12' duplex. Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, and 'P' with small loop misplaced left. Cat.80. New!

15.00

 

RP:C10:C11:BB:13968
RP:13968
40/36

C10/C11

59

EG

1857 1d Rose-red C10/C11 (SG40/36): A G-FU+ MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCER C11 plate, both centred slightly high, and with minor perf faults, cancelled respectively with IRISH FERMOY '218' and CHELMSFORD '176' numerals, the latter Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'. Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, and letters misplaced right and high respectively, with the 'E' tilted W. Cat.108+. New!

15.00

 

RP:C11:BB:13971
RP:13971
36

C11

60

BC

1857 1d Rose-red C11 (SG36): A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, but small thin, lightly cancelled with a London District '75' duplex. Letters misplaced left and right. Cat.100. New!

10.00

 

1857 2d Blue (shades) SG35,36a, SG Spec. F7-F8 (Die I Alph III, Large Crown, Perf.14/16) Plate 6
1861-62 1d Rose-red SG42/-, SG Spec. C12/C13 (Die II Alph IV/II, Large Crown, Perf.14)
1864-1879 d,1d,1d Rose-red (shades) 'Plate Number' series SG43-44,48-49,51-52 SG Spec. G1,G4,G6 (Die II, Large Crown, Perf.14, letters in all four corners)
1858-76 2d Blue (shades) 'Plate Number' series SG45-47, SG Spec. G2-G3 (Die II, Large Crown, Perf.14, letters in all four corners)

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