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1d Reds Imperf (SG8-12) cancelled with 1844 Numerals on Cover (including Alphabet II)

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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
1844-1851 1d Red-brown (shades) SG8-12, SG Spec B1 (Alphabet I Plates 12-131) cancelled with 1844 numerals
C:Ri:1772
C:1772
8
*

BS8h

19

SB

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single from this EARLY plate, in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER of 12 DECEMBER 1844, a VERY LATE use of this plate (destroyed on 7 October 1843), Wisbeach to Peterborough, cancelled centre right and tied with a part Wisbeach '897' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. HGL SE (faint), and letters misplaced low, with the 'S' tilted W. Cat.120+. New!

35.00

 

C:Ri:1773
C:1773
8
*

BS32

43

EF

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close-but-clear(SE)-to-LARGE margins, on clean but flimsy EMPTY WRAPPER of 1 JULY 1844, York to Leeds, cancelled and tied with a neat York '930' numeral. Small cut in SE margin does not affect design. HGL VALUE. Cat.80+. New!

20.00

 

C:Ri:1774
C:1774
8
*

BS36

47

EC

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a WORN state of the plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on clean part front/large DATED PIECE of 21 FEBRUARY 1845, London to Cheltenham, lightly cancelled and tied with a London Inland '6' numeral, with a faint red T.P.Mornington Crescent alongside. NE, NW and SE corners weak, and letters misplaced high and high left. Cat.38++. New!

10.00

 

C:Ri:1783
C:1783
8
*

BS41

52

QG

1841 1d Red-brown, a GU+ single in a WORN state of the plate, with four close-to-VERY LARGE margins, but slight corner damage SE, on clean Edinburgh local EMPTY WRAPPER of 5 NOVEMBER 1845, cancelled and tied with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. BURR-RUB 'GE' and NE. Cat.60+. New!

6.50

 

C:Ri:1512
C:1512
8
*

BS28e

62

KD

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, on clean empty wrapper Nottingham to Bradford on 15 December 1845, cancelled with a smudged part Nottingham '583' numeral. Fine RADCLIFFE UDC on obverse. BASAL SHIFT, and 'D' misplaced high left. Cat.40+. 12.50
C:Ri:1610
C:1610
8
*

BS53

64

OH

1845 1d Red, a FU single, with four close(NW)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, on flimsy entire letter Dunfermline to Leith (via Edinburgh) on 30 May 1846, cancelled with an incomplete Dunfermline '113' numeral. Interesting BOXED '6' on obverse (possible Edinburgh or Leith Receiving House?). OVAL 'O', blurs NW and upper E, and 'H' misplaced left. Cat.45+. 9.50
C:Ri:1784
C:1784
8
*

BS57

68

GF

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a slightly WORN state of the plate, with four close-to-VERY LARGE margins, on clean EMPTY WRAPPER London to Edinburgh on 8 FEBRUARY 1847, cancelled and tied with a London Inland numeral. Faint vertical filing fold affects R side network. UB SHIFT, SE weak, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.45+. New!

11.50

 

C:Ri:1785
C:1785
8
*

BS58

69

RB

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single in a WORN state of the plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on flimsy ENTIRE LETTER Greenock to Glasgow on 29 OCTOBER 1847, rather heavily cancelled and tied with an indistinct Greenock '163' numeral. BASAL SHIFT, NE weak, and letters misplaced left. Cat.45+. New!

9.50

 

C:Ri:1786
C:1786
8
*

BS60

71

IA

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close-to-VERY LARGE margins, on clean EMPTY WRAPPER Coldstream to York, via Berwick, on 1 APRIL 1848, cancelled and tied with a neat Coldstream '74' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: scratch W/NW; also UB SHIFT, NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'A' misplaced low. Cat.50+. New!

12.50

 

C:Ri:1612
C:1612
9
*

BS61

72

CB

1846 1d Red, a VFU single in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (VERY WORN plate), with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, on entire letter Lincoln to London on 16 September 1847, cancelled with a faint smudged Lincoln '458' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark W/SW, and 'B' misplaced high left. Cat.45++ (for shade OFF COVER). 14.50
C:Ri:1505
C:1505
8
*

BS28

74

BH

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, applied contrary to regulations at top left of ENTIRE LETTER Bromyard to Hereford on 15 November 1847, cancelled with a BROMYARD '138' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Blurs NW and SW, and 'B' misplaced high right. Cat.40+. 12.50
C:Ri:1504
C:1504
8
*

BS29g

76

HH

1841 1d Red, a VFU+ single, with four mostly HUGE margins (a just-shaved SE corner short of SUPERB!), on empty mourning wrapper Wolverhampton to Rugby (via Birmingham) on 26 March 1848, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low with a Wolverhampton '905' numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. 'FRAMED' (both sides recut), and marked UB SHIFT. Cat.40+. 15.00
C:Ri:1787
C:1787
8
*

BS68

79

AD

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a WORN state of the plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Chester to Pentraeth (Anglesey), via Bangor, on 13 OCTOBER 1848, cancelled and tied with a Chester '180' numeral. Small flaw above second 'N' of 'PENNY', where a gritty inclusion has dropped out. SCARCE PENTRAETH UDC on face. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a UB SHIFT, 'A' blind, and letters misplaced low and high. Cat.50+. New!

12.50

 

C:Ri:1502
C:1502
8
*

BS29

79

FJ

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, on grubby empty London local envelope of 21 March 1848, heavily cancelled with a London District '60' numeral. 'T.P. PALL MALL' alongside. 'F' defective/blurred and misplaced low, UB shift, and NE void (burr-rub). Cat.40+. 12.50
C:Ri:1788
C:1788
9
*

BS68

79

RC-RD

1841 1d Pale Red-brown, a G-VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (VERY WORN), with four mostly LARGE margins except just touched at SW corner of 'RC', on rather tatty EMPTY WRAPPER London to Broseley (Shropshire), via Ironbridge, on 2 DECEMBER 1848, cancelled and tied with London Inland '8' numerals. BASAL SHIFTS on both, corners weak, and letters defective and variously misplaced. Cat.100+. New!

15.00

 

C:Ri:1514
C:1514
8
*

BS29e

81

JF

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four close-but-clear(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Bristol to Sheffield on 17 September 1848, cancelled with a Bristol '134' numeral. BURR-RUB NW AND 'PO', blur SW, and LETTERS DEFECTIVE and misplaced right and low left. Cat.40+. 12.50
C:Ri:1789
C:1789
8
*

BS74

85

BI

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, on flimsy EMPTY WRAPPER Middlesbrough to Darlington on 6 SEPTEMBER 1849, cancelled and tied with a Middlesbrough '946' numeral. Top NW weak, and 'B' blurred, misplaced low and tilted W. Cat.45+. New!

11.50

 

C:Ri:1491
C:1491
8
*

BS30e

88

PH

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, on empty envelope of 22 April 1851, lightly cancelled with an indecipherable English Provincial numeral. CORNERS RECUT, SE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and 'P' misplaced low right. Cat.40+. 10.00
C:Ri:1515
C:1515
8
*

BS30

89

LF

1841 1d Red, a VFU+ single, with four LARGE even margins, applied contrary to regulations on the bottom left of a small empty London local envelope of 31 May 1850, cancelled high with a London District '56' numeral, leaving most of the HEAD CLEAR. Straight-line 'HESTON' London local mark on obverse. CORNERS RECUT, and letters misplaced low left and low right, the 'L' with extended serif. Cat.40+. 13.50
C:Ri:1790
C:1790
8
*

BS80

91

SK

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a WORN state of the plate, with four close(NW)-to-mostly LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER (printed insurance questionnaire) Chester to London on 15 NOVEMBER 1851, cancelled and tied with a Chester '180' numeral. NE corner frame-lines extending N and E, SW ext S, SE recut and blurred, and letters misplaced left and low left, with the 'K' tilted E. Cat.50+. New!

12.50

 

C:Ri:1517
C:1517
8
*

BS31

92

LC

1841 1d Red, a VFU single from this 'ARCHER' plate, with four clear(NW)-to-LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER Plymouth to Sheffield on 9 February 1850, cancelled with a Plymouth '620' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, lower W and E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40+. 11.50
C:Ri:1503
C:1503
8
*

BS31c

96

LF

1841 1d Red, a SUPERB USED single from this 'ARCHER' plate, with four LARGE-to-mostly HUGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Presteign to Hereford on 3 April 1850, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a fragment of a sadly unidentifiable English Provincial numeral - presumably the RARE PRESTEIGN '627' - Parmenter Rarity 'G' - 'VERY RARE'). Lower W recut, NW blurred, NE corner frame-line extending N, and SE ext S. Cat.40+. 15.00
C:Ri:1723
C:1723
8
*

BS81c

101

IK

1850 1d Red, a VFU single from this ARCHER plate, with four just touched(SW)-to-mostly HUGE margins, on small empty envelope Hull to Liverpool on 9 October 1850, cancelled with a Hull '383' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, 'I' tilted E, and 'K' misplaced low, tilted W, and with extended serif. Cat.45+. New!

12.50

C:Ri:1781
C:1781
8
*

BS91

110

AE

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single from this SCARCE (and under-valued) plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Kendal to Stourbridge, via Birmingham, on 2 JUNE 1851, cancelled and tied with a part indistinguishable numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. SE recut and blurred, letters misplaced low right and low, with the 'A' blind, and the 'E' with extended serif and tilted W. Cat.55++ (for single OFF cover). New!

22.50

 

C:Ri:792
C:792
8l
*

BS32

118

SC

1841 1d Red, a VFU single, with four clear-to-LARGE margins, on neat envelope Bramham to Leeds (via Tadcaster) on 9 June 1852, cancelled with Tadcaster '772' numeral. Neat SCARCE BRAMHAM UDC on reverse. Printed on SCARCE THICKER LAVENDER-TINTED PAPER, the lavender tint showing clearly within the Queen's profile. Statham specifically (and incorrectly) excludes this plate from the Lavender printings, although it is RARE. Corners recut, and letters misplaced low. Cat.275++ (for UNPLATED stamp OFF cover). 85.00
C:Ri:782
C:782
8l
*

BS32e

124

HJ

1841 1d Red, a VFU+ single, with four clear-to-VERY LARGE margins, on neat entire letter Birmingham to Macclesfield on 21 June 1852. Printed on SCARCE THICKER LAVENDER-TINTED PAPER, the lavender tint showing clearly within the Queen's profile. E of SE recut and skewed, and 'H' misplaced low right. Cat.275++ (for UNPLATED stamp OFF cover). 85.00
C:Ri:1618
C:1618
9
*

BS91

126

HE

1851 1d Red, a VFU single in a PALE RED-BROWN shade (VERY WORN plate), with four close(SW)-to-mostly HUGE margins, on small empty envelope Greenock to Harrogate on 31 July 1852, cancelled with a Scots Greenock '163' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, SE ext E, and 'H' misplaced right, and tilted E. Cat.45+ (for shade OFF COVER). 12.50
C:Ri:1780
C:1780
8
*

BS91

128

EK

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Liverpool to Haworth (Yorks)), via Leeds and Keighley, on 9 JULY 1852, cancelled and tied with a Liverpool '466' numeral. SCARCE straight-line 'SAINT ANNE ST' (central Liverpool) on obverse. Letters misplaced low, with the 'K' tilted W. Cat.45+. New!

12.50

 

C:Ri:1620
C:1620
8
*

BS91e

129

OG

1851 1d Red, a FU+ single, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on empty wrapper Bristol to Hinckley on 21 December 1852, lightly cancelled with a Bristol '134' numeral. Printed on SCARCE THICKER LAVENDER-TINTED paper (tint clearly visible from the front around the inside of the Queen's head). SE corner frame-line extending S. Cat.275+ (for variety OFF COVER). 75.00
1852-1853 1d Red-brown (shades) SG8-12, SG Spec B2 (Alphabet II Plates 132-177)
C:Ri2:1778
C:1778
8
*

B2

138

CG

1852 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Liverpool to 'Howarth' (sic - Haworth, Yorks), via Bradford and Keighley, on 30 AUGUST 1852, cancelled and tied with a Liverpool '466' numeral. NW Flaw, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.60+. New!

15.00

 

C:Ri2:1194
C:1194
11
*

B2(2)

152

JE

1852 1d Lake-red, a VFU single in a nice example of the RARE LAKE-RED shade, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, on clean empty wrapper London to Kendal dated 23 April 1853, heavily cancelled with a smudged London Inland numeral. SW corner frame-line extending W, NE recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.850+ (as single OFF COVER). 225.00
C:Ri2:1508
C:1508
8
*

B2

153

OH

1852 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, on slightly grubby empty London local envelope of 18 July 1853, cancelled with a London District '73' duplex. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.55. 13.50
C:Ri2:773
C:773
11
*

B2(2)

158

EF

1852 1d Lake-Red, a SUPERB USED single, in a FINE example of the RARE LAKE-RED shade, with four good-to-mostly HUGE margins, on neat clean wrapper (writing faded) London to Kendal on 31 May 1853, cancelled and just tied with London Inland '23' numeral. NW frame-line extending W, 'E' with extended serif, and both letters misplaced low. Cat.850++ (for UNPLATED stamp OFF cover). 300.00
C:Ri2:1583
C:1583
11
*

B2(2)

159

SI

1852 1d Lake-Red, a FU single in a FINE example of the RARE LAKE-RED shade, with four close(NW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on stained (on reverse) entire letter London to Ledbury on 23 March 1853, but heavily cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'I' tilted E. Cat.850++ (for shade OFF cover). 125.00
C:Ri2:1791
C:1791
8
*

B2

160

KD

1852 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close(NE)-to-mostly LARGE margins, on EMPTY WRAPPER Parkhill to Tain on 25 FEBRUARY 1853, cancelled and tied with a Scots Parkhill '278' numeral. 'D' misplaced low. Cat.60. New!

15.00

 

C:Ri2:1658
C:1658
8
*

B2xb

160

MD

1852 1d Red-brown, a GU single, with three LARGE margins, but trimmed across base, on part London local entire letter (text largely torn off) of 8 September 1853, lightly cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON DISTRICT '41' (BRENTFORD) numeral in BLUE. 'D' misplaced left. Cat.650+ (for basic cancellation colour on cover). 50.00
C:Ri2:1688
C:1688
8
*

B2

160

MJ

1852 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a slight ORANGE tint, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on empty envelope Margate to London on 24 April 1854, lightly cancelled with a small part Margate '506' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending NE, 'M' misplaced left, and 'J' tilted W. Cat.60. 15.00
C:Ri2:1496
C:1496
8
*

B2

163

DG

1852 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, on empty London local envelope of 8 August 1853, cancelled with a LONDON DISTRICT '78' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Faint 'CAMBERWELL NEW ROAD' London local mark on obverse. Lower W recut and blurred, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.55+. 16.50
C:Ri2:1691
C:1691
8
*

B2

163

GH

1853 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close(SE)-to mostly VERY LARGE margins, on empty wrapper New Pitsligo (via Mintlaw) to Ballindalloch on 5 January 1854, lightly cancelled with a Scots Pitsligo '268' numeral. BLUE 'NEW PITSLIGO' UDC on obverse. NW corner frame-line extending W (slight), and 'H' misplaced low. Cat.60+. 17.50
C:Ri2:1782
C:1782
8
*

B2

165

LB

1853 1d Red-brown, a FU single, with four close(E and N)-to-LARGE margins, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Liverpool to Haworth (Yorks), via Leeds and Keighley on 10 JANUARY 1854, cancelled and tied with a Liverpool '466' numeral. 'L' misplaced low. Cat.60. New!

12.50

 

C:Ri2:1692
C:1692
8
*

B2

166

IE

1853 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, on empty envelope Gosport (via London) to Kidderminster on 15 June 1853, lightly cancelled with a Gosport '320' numeral. Blur SW, and 'E' misplaced low left. Cat.60+. 17.50
C:Ri2:1693
C:1693
8
*

B2

166

OL,MK

1853 1d Red-brown, a GU single (trimmed W) and a VFU single with four LARGE even margins, both in a DEEPISH shade of Red-brown,on empty envelope Taunton to London on 15 July 1853, lightly cancelled with part Taunton '776' numerals. 'OL': letters misplaced right and low respectively, with the E of SW concave; 'MK': letters misplaced low left and low right, the 'K' with extended serif. Cat.120+. 25.00
C:Ri2:1694
C:1694
11
*

B2(2)

167

TD

1852 1d Lake-Red, a FU single in a RARE light LAKE-RED shade, with four close(S)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on empty MOURNING ENVELOPE Elgin to Edinburgh on 7 March 1854, lightly cancelled with a Scots Elgin '133' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending E. Cat.850++ (for shade OFF cover). 250.00
C:Ri2:1792
C:1792
8
*

B2

170

PF

1853 1d Red-brown, a GU+ single, with four LARGE even margins, but slight corner damage SE, on EMPTY ENVELOPE Caernarvon to Bethesda, via Bangor, on 19 SEPTEMBER 1853, cancelled and tied with a fragment of an 1844-type numeral. Letters misplaced right and low right, with the 'P' blind. Cat.60. New!

6.50

 

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