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1850-55 1d Reds Perf Die I SG16b, 17-18, 22 (Spec. C1-C2, inc. Archers Spec CE2)

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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
SG16b, SPEC.CE2 'ARCHER' EXPERIMENTAL PERFORATIONS (Die I Alph I, Small Crown, Perf.16) AND OTHER FORMS OF SEPARATION (OFFICIAL OR OTHERWISE)
RP:B1:CE2:13470
RP:13470
8/16b

BS81/CE2

97

RK

A GU RARE ARCHER PERF, off-centre low right, and with a thin and perf fault SE, but otherwise with FULL PERFS, cancelled low with a London Inland '43' numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. MATCHED with a VFU imperf single, with four LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, SE ext E, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.585+. 150.00  

C:CE2:1388
C:1388
16b
*

CE2

98

LC

A FU RARE 'ARCHER' PERF, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, on Sheffield local mourning envelope of 11 May 1854, lightly cancelled with a Sheffield '700' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'L' tilted W. Cat.2100. 475.00
RP:CE2:14281
RP:14281
16b

CE2

98

LK

A FU RARE ARCHER PERF, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots Kirkcaldy '210' duplex. Letters misplaced low right and low, with the 'K' tilted W. Cat.550. New!

110.00

 

RP:CE2:14203
RP:14203

BPA CERT
16b

CE2ub

99

DK

A SUPERB USED RARE ARCHER PERF, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SUPERB strike of a RARE ASHBURTON '29' numeral in BLUE, one of the earliest experimental uses of Archer perfs in South Devon in 1850. NE corner frame-line extending E, lower W recut, and letters misplaced high right and low. Cat.550++ (single with normal black cancellation). 1953 BPA CERTIFICATE. New!

950.00

 

RP:B1:CE2:14202
RP:14202

BPA CERT
8/16b

BS81c/CE2

100

IA

A FU RARE ARCHER PERF from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '77' numeral, MATCHED with a VFU imperf single, with four LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a Taunton '776' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, NE ext NE, SE ext S, and letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'I' tilted W, and the 'A' blind. Somewhat elderly BPA CERTIFICATE. Cat.690+. New!

225.00

 

SG17-18, SPEC.C1 (Die I Alph II, Small Crown, Perf.16)
RP:C1:13792
RP:13792
17

C1(3)

155

BG

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a DEEPISH BRICK-RED shade, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '76' numeral. 'G' misplaced left. Cat.75+. 20.00  

RP:C1:13865
RP:13865
17

C1

155

JA

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low left and low, with the 'A' tilted W. Cat.70. 15.00  

RP:C1:14323
RP:14323
18

C1(2)n

155

KF

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, in a FINE YELLOW-BROWN shade, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled a large part SCARCE READING 'BISCUIT'. In STATE 2, showing thinned check-letters, misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.70+. New!

18.50

 

RP:C1:14282
RP:14282
17

C1n

155

PB

A VF UNUSED single from this SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, but NO GUM. In STATE 2, showing thinned check-letters. 'P' misplaced right. Cat.375+. New!

125.00

 

RP:C1:13732
RP:13732
17

C1n

155

RK

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. In STATE 2, showing markedly thinned check-letters (misplaced left). Cat.70. 15.00  

RP:C1:14283
RP:14283
17

C1

157

CA

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, centred rather high, with FULL PERFS, but faint corner crease NW, lightly cancelled with an English provincial numeral. In a VERY WORN state of the plate, showing weak NW, NW Flaw, and letters misplaced low left and low, with the 'A' tilted W. Cat.150. New!

30.00

 

RP:C1:13866
RP:13866
17

C1

157

GE

A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '29' numeral. A WORN example of the plate, showing letters misplaced low, with the 'E' sloping downwards to the right. Cat.150. 37.50  

RP:C1:11588
RP:11588
17

C1

157

GH

A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving slender but COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark SE. Also NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'G' misplaced low right. Cat.170+. 45.00  

RP:C1:12855
RP:12855
18

C1(5)

157

HG

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled high left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. CONSTANT VARIETY: vertical scratch above left arm of 'H'. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.375++. 125.00
RP:C1:13734
RP:13734
17

C1

157

JH

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single from this SCARCE plate, in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat LONDON DISTRICT '72' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'E' - 'SCARCE'). NE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and letters misplaced low left. Cat.150+. 40.00  

RP:C1:14235
RP:14235
17

C1

157

JJ

A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, with faint (ironed-out?) horizontal crease, cancelled high right with an ?English? numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. E 'J' misplaced low left. Cat.150. New!

25.00

 

RP:C1:11788
RP:11788
17

C1

157

JK

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NW corner frame-line extending N, and 'K' misplaced left. Cat.170. 40.00  

RP:C1:13733
RP:13733
17

C1ya

157

PC

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU single from this SCARCE plate, in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS (weak corner perf SW), cancelled with a neat 'CHARLOTTE PLACE' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. CONSTANT VARIETY: top of 'C' weak (misplaced low left). Cat.150+. 35.00  

RP:C1:7396
RP:7396
17

C1

162

IE

A VERY FINE RARE UNUSED single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS (no gum). Letters misplaced low right. Cat.300+. 65.00  

RP:C1:13997
RP:13997
17

C1

162

LI

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.50. 12.50  

RP:C1:11789
RP:11789
17

C1(5)

163

BJ

A FU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, in the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, messily cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'B' tilted slightly E, and 'J' misplaced low. Cat.375+ (for the rare shade on a cheapest plate). 125.00  

RP:C1:13804
RP:13804
17

C1

163

KE

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, in a Red-brown shadec with a distinct ORANGE tint, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Scots numeral. Letters misplaced right and low left, and tilted E and W respectuively. Cat.250. 55.00  

RP:C1:14284
RP:14284
17

C1

163

LF

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Market Harborough '511' numeral. Lower W recut, 'L' with extended serif, and 'F' misplaced low left. Cat.250. New!

65.00

 

RP:C1:14285
RP:14285
17

C1

163

SF

A VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. Lower E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.250. New!

75.00

 

RP:C1:13868
RP:13868

MW CERT
17

C1

165

EI

A VFU single from this RARE plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low and low right. MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.750+. 200.00  

RP:C1:14005
RP:14005
17

C1

166

CD

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD within. WORN plate, with letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.35. New!

10.00

 

RP:C1:14003
RP:14003
17

C1

166

EF

A VFU+ single, centred rather low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. E margin narrow, blurs E and W, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.35. New!

9.50

 

RP:C1:14004
RP:14004
17

C1

166

KG

A FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, but with one short perf S, cancelled with a Chippenham '191' numeral. SW corner frame-line extending W, SE ext E, blurs W, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.35. New!

7.50

 

RP:C1:13745
RP:13745
17

C1

166

MK

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low and right respectively, with the 'M' tilted E, and the 'K' with extended serif. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:14241
RP:14241
17

C1

166

MK

A FU single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. Blurs W, and 'K' misplaced right. Cat.35. New!

6.50

 

RP:B2:C1:14109
RP:14109
8/17

B2/C1(5)

167

CL

A FU+ MATCHED PAIR, the B2 with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but very faint diagonal corner crease SE, matched with a C1 in a LOVELY BRIGHT example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with English Provincial and UNUSUALLY LIGHT Scots numerals. NE and SE corner framelines extending E, SW ext SW, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.415+. New!

85.00

 

RP:C1:13799
RP:13799
18

C1(2)ta

167

FE

A GU single in the YELLOW-BROWN shade, off-centre low left, and with corner perf faults, cancelled with a VERY SCARCE LATE USE BLACK MALTESE CROSS. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.650. 65.00  

RP:C1:13998
RP:13998
17

C1va

167

PC

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a PLYMOUTH SPOON. 'P' blind, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.35+. 8.50  

RP:C1:13872
RP:13872
17

C1(5)

169

FD

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters misplaced low. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:13870
RP:13870
17

C1(5)

169

HB

A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Upper E recut, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.375+. 85.00  

RP:C1:14007
RP:14007
17

C1(5)

169

PA

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in another example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, somewhat enthusiastically cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters blind and misplaced left and low left. Cat.375+. New!

75.00

 

RP:C1:14242
RP:14242
17

C1

171

RI

A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled high left with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left and right respectively. Cat.50. New!

13.50

 

RP:C1:9761
RP:9761
17

C1

172

DI

A VFU single, centred somewhat high right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low with a London Inland '41' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'D' misplaced very low left respectively, and the W of SW skewed and extending S. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:10067
RP:10067
17

C1

172

EB

A VFU single, VERY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS (extreme tips trimmed at right), cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left and left, with the 'E' tilted E. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:12862
RP:12862
17

C1

172

HC

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single, in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but tiny hinge thin, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.38. 9.50
RP:C1:13875
RP:13875
17

C1

172

IH

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU+ single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an IRISH numeral. Letters misplaced low and low left, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.35+. 8.50  

RP:C1:9595
RP:9595
17

C1

172

LA

A FU+ single, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. SE corner frame-line extending below, and letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'A' blind. Cat.38. 7.50  

RP:C1:13874
RP:13874
17

C1

172

MD

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU single, off-centre high right, and with very faint diagonal bend, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '13' numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. 6.50  

RP:C1:13873
RP:13873
17

C1

172

ND

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU+ single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with one of the SCARCE LONDON INLAND MULTIPLE numerals (probably a '47' TWIN). WORN plate, with upper E recut, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.35+. 8.50  

RP:C1:14348
RP:14348
17

C1(1)q

173

KE

A VFU+ single, VERY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, leaving most of the HEAD CLEAR. In STATE 2 after repair (confirmed by Mike Williams), showing a strong impression, and firm E frame-line. 'E' misplaced low right. Cat.35. New!

10.00

 

RP:C1:14148
RP:14148

MW CERT
17

C1(1)p

173

RH-RJ

A FU STRIP OF THREE, off-centre low, and with minor faults (see Certificate), cancelled with London Inland '18' numerals. In the SCARCE STATE 1 BEFORE REPAIR (the plate was wholly repaired by re-entry shortly after perforations were introduced). MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.1050+. New!

250.00

 

RP:C1:13878
RP:13878
17

C1

174

ML

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a SCARCE SHAFTESBURY '698' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). A DRY PRINT in a WORN state of the plate, with letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.40+. 12.50  

RP:C1:14238
RP:14238
17

C1

175

IL-JL

A VERY SCARCE good-to-VERY FINE VERY LIGHTLY MOUNTED MINT VERTICAL PAIR, off-centre low, sadly with perfs trimmed off at top of 'IL', and faint corner bend SW of 'JL', but with FULL SELVEDGE WITH DECKLED EDGE, MARGINAL INSCRIPTION AND ORNAMENT, and FULL ORIGINAL GUM. 'IL' is a MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing SW corner frame-line extending W (very faint), and letters misplaced right and low respectively, with the 'I' tilted E. A SCARCE and PRETTY piece! Cat.750++ (for two mint singles). New!

250.00

 

RP:C1:13880
RP:13880
18

C1(2)

175

MJ

A FU+ single in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '19' numeral (Parmenter Type 19H, Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.50+. 12.50  

RP:C1:13881
RP:13881
17

C1(3)

175

RF

A FU+ single in a BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low, and with one blunt corner perf NW, cancelled with an IRISH DERRY '172' numeral. Upper and lower E recut, and 'F' misplaced very low right. Cat.75. 16.50  

RP:C1:13879
RP:13879
17

C1(3)

175

SG

A FU+ single in a BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '80' duplex. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.75. 17.50  

RP:C1:13883
RP:13883
17

C1(5)s

176

HI

A VFU single in a FINE example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '7' numeral. In STATE 2 after repair, with milled background strong, and letters slightly thinned. Letters misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:13814
RP:13814
17

C1(5)s

176

LF

A VFU single in a LOVELY example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Scots numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. In STATE 2 after repair, with letters misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:13884
RP:13884
17

C1r

176

NK-NL

A FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with Edinburgh '131' numerals. In a WORN LATE STATE 1 before repair, with letters misplaced left and low right on 'NL', the 'N' with extended serif. Cat.80+. 16.50  

RP:C1:10814
RP:10814
17

C1(5)s

176

PF

A VFU+ single in a FINE DEEP example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. In STATE 2, showing compressed networks, and letters recut. 'P' blind and misplaced right and tilted E, with the E of SW concave. Cat.375+. 125.00  

RP:C1:13073
RP:13073
17

C1

177

BK

Ex Paul WITHAM, a FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED and with FULL PERFS, but faint diagonal crease, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. 7.50
RP:C1:12247
RP:12247
17

C1

177

DA

A FU+ single, centred slightly high left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '43' numeral. Letters misplaced low right and right, with the 'A' blind and tilted W. Cat.40. 8.50  

RP:C1:13887
RP:13887
17

C1

177

LI

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:14009
RP:14009
17

C1

178

CG

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Wolverhampton '905' numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13890
RP:13890
17

C1

178

MD

A FU single, WELL-CENTRED, but with one short perf NW, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.35. 6.50
RP:C1:13891
RP:13891
17

C1

178

MK

A FU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark on 'K'; also letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.45. 9.50
RP:C1:13815
RP:13815
17

C1(4)

178

NI

A VFU+ single in a LOVELY example of the RARE PLUM shade, PERFECTLY CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland '12' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NW corner frame-line extending W, blur lower W, and 'I' misplaced left. Cat.1100. 325.00
C:C1:1679
C:1679
17(var)
*

C1(4)

178

RJ

1854 1d Plum, a FU single in the RARE PLUM shade, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, the first of THREE COVERS from the same correspondence (same shade, plate, consecutive letterings, similar centering, and undoubtedly the same sheet), on a clean empty envelope Bracknell to Weymouth on 12 October 1854, cancelled with a Bracknell '105' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'Not common'). This 'Captain Browne' correspondence apparently started its journey in Winkfield, Berkshire (SCARCE 'WINFIELD' UDC on obverse of all three), and travelled via Bracknell, Farnborough Station, and Dorchester, to its destination in Weymouth. Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.1100++ - for shade OFF COVER. 350.00
C:C1:1680
C:1680
17(var)
*

C1(4)

178

RK

1854 1d Plum, a FU single in the RARE PLUM shade, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, the second of THREE COVERS from the same correspondence (same shade, plate, consecutive letterings, similar centering, and undoubtedly the same sheet), on a clean empty envelope Bracknell to Weymouth on 7 October 1854, rather heavily cancelled with a Bracknell '105' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'Not common'). This 'Captain Browne' correspondence apparently started its journey in Winkfield, Berkshire (SCARCE 'WINFIELD' UDC on obverse of all three), and travelled via Bracknell, Farnborough Station, and Dorchester, to its destination in Weymouth. Letters misplaced low, the 'K' with top serifs meeting. Cat.1100++ - for shade OFF COVER. 325.00
C:C1:1681
C:1681
17(var)
*

C1(4)

178

RL

1854 1d Plum, a FU+ single in the RARE PLUM shade, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, the third of THREE COVERS from the same correspondence (same shade, plate, consecutive letterings, similar centering, and undoubtedly the same sheet), on a clean empty envelope Bracknell to Weymouth on 5 October 1854, lightly cancelled with a Bracknell '105' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'Not common'). This 'Captain Browne' correspondence apparently started its journey in Winkfield, Berkshire (SCARCE 'WINFIELD' UDC on obverse of all three), and travelled via Bracknell, Farnborough Station, and Dorchester, to its destination in Weymouth. NE corner frame-line extending slightly NE, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.1100++ - for shade OFF COVER. 385.00
RP:C1:13818
RP:13818
17

C1

179

AD

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with letters misplaced low to centre, and the 'A' blind and tilted E. Cat.35+. 8.50
RP:C1:13353
RP:13353
17

C1(4)

179

DB

A FU single in the RARE PLUM shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, heavily cancelled with a Scots Inverness '183' numeral. A WORN plate, with SE corner frame-line extending slightly E, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.1100. 195.00
RP:C1:13892
RP:13892
17

C1

179

GB

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. Upper E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right (both slight). Cat.35. 8.50
RP:C1:10077
RP:10077
17

C1

179

IG

A VFU single, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. NW corner frame-line extending N (slight), W weak, and 'G' misplaced low and tilted E. Cat.38+. 10.00  

RP:C1:13893
RP:13893
17

C1(3)

179

MD

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single in a BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an IRISH BALLINASLOE '32' numeral. A slightly LONG STAMP (UNUSUAL away from the top and bottom rows), showing broader perfs on either side at base. CONSTANT VARIETY: Punch-holder Flaw below SW (very faint); also letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.75+. 18.50
RP:C1:13895
RP:13895
18

C1(2)

179

ME

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single in a rather dull YELLOW-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper E recut, blur SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.50. 12.50
RP:C1:14012
RP:14012
17

C1

179

MI

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat London District '77' numeral. Blur SW, and 'M' misplaced left. Cat.35. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13837
RP:13837
17

C1(5)

179

RE

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single in a fine SCARCE RICH ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled centre right with a London Inland '26' numeral. Blur W, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.375. 85.00  

RP:C1:13894
RP:13894
17

C1(3)

179

TL

A G-F SCARCE UNUSED single in a BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly high, with missing corner perf SE, and no gum. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a blur SW, 'T' tilted W, and the 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.550. 55.00
RP:C1:14013
RP:14013
17

C1va

180

CD

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a FU+ single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat PLYMOUTH SPOON. A WORN state of the plate, with letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.35+. New!

8.50

RP:C1:9597
RP:9597
17

C1

180

EB

A VFU single, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat London District '72' duplex. Letters misplaced low left and left, with the 'E' tilted W. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:14015
RP:14015
17

C1

180

EC

A VFU single in a DEEPISH shade, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat London District '79' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). Blur SW, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.35+. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13897
RP:13897
17

C1

180

GF

A VFU single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right, the 'G' with extended serif, and the 'F' with a defective (weak) serif. Cat.35. 8.50
RP:C1:14243
RP:14243
17

C1

180

PI

A VFU+ single, VERY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Top of NE recut, and 'P' blind and misplaced left. Cat.35. New!

10.00

RP:C1:14014
RP:14014
17

C1va

180

SC

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with almost FULL PERFS (one short upper W), cancelled with a neat part HULL SPOON. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.35+. New!

7.50

RP:C1:13900
RP:13900
17

C1

181

IE

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '14' numeral. Letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:13741
RP:13741
17

C1

181

KB

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NW Flaw, and 'B' misplaced right. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:14017
RP:14017
17

C1

181

LB

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a York '930' numeral. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.35. New!

8.50

RP:C1:14016
RP:14016
17

C1

181

OH

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Huddersfield '387' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left (slightly) and low right, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.35. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13899
RP:13899
17

C1

181

OI

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. 'I' tilted E. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:13898
RP:13898
17

C1(3)

181

RI

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single in a BRICK-RED shade, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'R' misplaced low left. Cat.75. 18.50  

RP:C1:10869
RP:10869
17

C1

182

AC

A VFU single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots Stirling '308' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and SHORT STAMP, with letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:9579
RP:9579
17

C1

182

DK

A VFU single, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Kingsbridge (Devon) '418' numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:12561
RP:12561
17

C1(3)

182

FI-FJ

A VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR in a SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with London Inland '4' numerals. CONSTANT VARIETY: blur round 'I'; letters misplaced generally low, the 'I' with extended serif. Cat.100+. 25.00
RP:C1:12551
RP:12551
17

C1(5)

182

OD

A VFU single in a VERY SCARCE DEEP ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly high, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Bristol '134' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S (very marked), and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.375. 95.00
RP:C1:7343
RP:7343
17

C1

182

OJ

From the the stock of the late Donald Forbes-Smith, a VFU single, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Bristol '134' numeral. NW recut, and letters misplaced left. Cat.40. 8.50  

RP:C1:11083
RP:11083
17

C1

182

PK

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. 'P' blind and misplaced left. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:14019
RP:14019
18

C1(2)

183

KK

A FU+ single from this rather DIFFICULT plate, in a LOVELY BRIGHT YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.50+. New!

12.50

RP:C1:13901
RP:13901
17

C1

184

BE

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.45. 11.50  

RP:C1:13831
RP:13831
17

C1(5)

184

LH

A VFU+ single in a FINE SCARCE BRIGHT ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled high right with a RARE ETRURIA (Staffs) '554' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'H' - 'VERY FEW EXIST' on cover), leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blurs W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.375+. 100.00  

RP:C1:14092
RP:14092
17

C1

186

CD

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND '38' LATE FEE numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, lower E recut, and letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.60+. New!

16.50

 

RP:C1:13903
RP:13903
17

C1

186

MJ

A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an IRISH numeral (?'186' Belfast?). Letters misplaced low left. Cat.60+. 13.50  

RP:C1:12552
RP:12552
17

C1(5)

186

QI

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, in an ATTRACTIVE and VERY SCARCE LIGHT ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly high, and with FULL PERFS, but tiny thin at extreme top centre, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a SCARCE ST. AUSTELL '670' numeral in BLUE. E recut, and letters misplaced low right, with the 'I' tilted E. A SCARCE COMBINATION of shade and cancellation... Cat.375+. 75.00
RP:C1:14093
RP:14093
17

C1

186

RH

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, centred rather low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.60+. New!

16.50

 

RP:C1:14244
RP:14244
18

C1(2)

187

HD

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, a dramatic MISPERF, off-centre very low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Plated by letter-squares of 'GD' above, in which the letters are misplaced low left. Cat.60+. New!

15.00

RP:C1:13904
RP:13904
17

C1(5)

187

TH

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE BRIGHT ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled low with a Scots numeral, leaving half the HEAD CLEAR. NE corner frame-line extending E, lower E recut, and letters tilted W and E, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:13908
RP:13908
17

C1

188

BC

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '29' numeral. 'C' misplaced low left. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:14236
RP:14236
17

C1

188

EI

A VFU+ single, PERFECTLY CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Sunderland '761' numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. New!

10.00

 

RP:C1:13905
RP:13905
17

C1

188

HG

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:13907
RP:13907
17

C1

188

HJ

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a YELLOWISH tint, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London District '73' duplex. Upper E recut, and letters misplaced low and low left, and tilted E. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:13842
RP:13842
17

C1g

188

LH

A VFU+ single, centred slightly right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a faint London Inland numeral, leaving almost COMPLETELY CLEAR HEAD. DOUBLE LETTER 'H', and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.42+. 12.50  

RP:C1:13823
RP:13823
17

C1(5)

189

MG

A VFU single in a LOVELY bright example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled centre right with a London Inland '17' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. E frame-line wholly RECUT, and letters misplaced left. Cat.375. 85.00  

RP:C1:13910
RP:13910
17

C1

190

JA

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single in a Red-brown shade with a slight ORANGE tint, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low, and tilted W, with the 'A' blind. Cat.40. 8.50  

RP:C1:14096
RP:14096
17

C1

190

MK

A VFU single, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat IRISH BELFAST '62' numeral. Heavy blur lower W, and 'K' misplaced low left. Cat.40+. New!

11.50

 

RP:C1:8589
RP:8589
17

C1(5)

190

PI

A VFU single in the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Blur W, 'P' blind, and letters misplaced to centre. Cat.375+. 85.00  

RP:C1:14345
RP:14345
17(var)

C1

190

TJ

A SUPERB UNUSED IMPRIMATUR, with FOUR LARGE EVEN MARGINS, and NO FAULTS. On THIN PAPER, with a FINE IVORY HEAD. Blur W, NE corner frame-line extending slightly NE, and letters misplaced low left, and tilted W, the 'T' with extended lower left serif. EXCEPTIONAL quality. Cat.1300+. New!

425.00

 

RP:C1:13843
RP:13843
17

C1

191

DG

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '18' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:13082
RP:13082
17

C1

191

MG

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:13912
RP:13912
17

C1

191

NB

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Wellington '865' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'N' tilted W. Cat.40. 8.50  

RP:C1:13838
RP:13838
17

C1(5)

192

EF

A VFU single in a fine SCARCE RICH ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Dublin '186' numeral. Heavy blurs W, and letters misplaced low right, the 'F' with extended serif. Cat.375. 85.00  

RP:C1:10852
RP:10852
17

C1(5)

192

EL

A VFU single in a FINE example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Weymouth '873' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Blur W, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:13913
RP:13913
17

C1(5)

192

RI

A VFU single in a fine SCARCE BRIGHT ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Blur lower W, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.375. 85.00  

RP:C1:6303
RP:6303
17

C1

192

TC

A VF UNUSED single, in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, reasonably WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but no gum. Blur SW, and 'C' misplaced low left. Cat.300. 65.00  

RP:C1:13844
RP:13844
17

C1(3)

193

AF

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single in a DEEPISH BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Lower E recut, and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.75. 18.50  

RP:C1:13916
RP:13916
17

C1

193

CH

A VFU single, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot in 'C'; also blur lower E, NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.40+. 10.00  

RP:C1:8587
RP:8587
17

C1

193

ED

A FINE SCARCE MOUNTED MINT single, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS and some gum. DOUBLE LETTER 'D', NE corner frame-line extending E, SE ext S, marks SE, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.300+. 55.00  

RP:C1:13828
RP:13828
17

C1(5)

194

IF

A VFU+ single in a FINE example of the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled low right with a RARE WICKFORD (Essex) '404' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'H' - 'VERY FEW EXIST' on cover), leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blur W, burr-rub 'GE' of 'POSTAGE', E frame-line recut, and letters misplaced low to centre, withy the 'F' blurred. Cat.375+. 100.00  

RP:C1:14321
RP:14321
17

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194

IJ

A FU+ single in a RICH DEEP BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a small fragment of a SCARCE 'HOLYROOD' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. SW corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced high left and low left. Cat.75+. New!

20.00

 

RP:C1:13846
RP:13846
17

C1

194

JA

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a VFU single, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Scots numeral. W WHOLLY RECUT, NW Flaw, and letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'A' blind. Cat.40+. 11.50  

RP:C1:12254
RP:12254
17

C1(5)

194

KH

A VFU single in a nice example of the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a BIRMINGHAM SPOON. A most UNUSUAL LONG STAMP (more often found at the base of the sheet than in the middle), showing a short imperf area on either side at the base. Blurs W, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.375+. 85.00  

RP:C1:7882
RP:7882
18(var)

C1(5)

194

PJ

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a FINE example of the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.375+. 80.00  

RP:C1:7883
RP:7883
18(var)

C1(5)

194

SF

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a FINE example of the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an Alnwick '8' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR. NE corner frame-line extending E, lower E recut, letters misplaced low, and 'S' tilted W. Cat.375+. 85.00  

RP:C1:12251
RP:12251
17

C1(3)

195

CJ

A FU+ single, in a nice example of the BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. Blur lower W, and 'J' misplaced low left. Cat.50. 11.50  

RP:C1:6296
RP:6296
17

C1(5)

195

DE

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH: A VFU single in a wonderful vibrant shade of the RARE ORANGE-RED, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Hull '383' numeral (probably a SPOON). SE corner frame-line extending S, E recut, and letters misplaced low right and low, the 'E' with extended serif. Cat.375+. 75.00  

RP:C1:12250
RP:12250
17

C1

195

EL

A VFU single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial Scots numeral. E weak, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:12229
RP:12229
17

C1

195

MI

A FU+ single, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Glasgow '159' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low, with the 'I' tilted slightly E. Cat.40. 8.50  

RP:C1:14097
RP:14097
17

C1

196

CJ

A VFU single from this slightly more DIFFICULT plate, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper E recut, blur E (W of 'CK'), and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.45. New!

11.50

 

RP:C1:14098
RP:14098
17

C1

196

PL

A FU+ single from this slightly more DIFFICULT plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. In a WORN state of the plate, showing NW Flaw, 'P' blind, and 'L' misplaced low left. Cat.45. New!

9.50

 

RP:C1:14100
RP:14100
17

C1

197

AD

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland numeral. 'A' misplaced right and tilted W. Cat.45. New!

11.50

 

RP:C1:14099
RP:14099
17

C1

197

PE

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an IRISH KINGSTOWN '289' numeral. PUNCH-HOLDER FLAW below SW, and letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'P' blind. Cat.45+. New!

12.50

 

RP:C1:13093
RP:13093
17

C1

198

II

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: blur round E 'I'; also blurs W, and letters misplaced low left and left. Cat.45+. 12.50
RP:C1:13918
RP:13918
17

C1

198

JI

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Woodbridge '907' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, lower E and SE corner recut, blur lower W, and letters misplaced low left and right respectively. Cat.45+. 11.50  

RP:C1:13919
RP:13919
17

C1

198

LI

A FU+ single, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on neat small DATED PIECE of 14 NOVEMBER 1854, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, NE corner frame-line extending N (slight), blur lower W, and letters misplaced low right and right. Cat.45+. 15.00  

RP:C1:14101
RP:14101
17

C1

198

PG

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS (some slightly 'nibbled' at top), lightly cancelled with a neat LIVERPOOL SPOON. E lightly recut, 'P' blind, and letters misplaced right and low left. Cat.45+. New!

12.50

 

RP:C1:13920
RP:13920
17

C1

199

NF

A FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but messily cancelled with a Scots Alloa '7' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, blur SW, W frame-line of SE concave, and letters misplaced low left, with the 'S' blurred. Cat.400. 85.00
RP:C1:13921
RP:13921

MW CERT
17

C1

199

OF

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Worcester '918' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, blurs W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.400. 100.00
RP:C1:13830
RP:13830

MW CERT
17

C1

199

PL

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, in a VERY WORN state of the plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but faint corner crease NE, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with a fragment of an ?English Provincial? numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, and letters misplaced right, with the 'P' blind, and the 'L' tilted W. MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.400. 120.00
RP:C1:13275
RP:13275
17

C1

200

GG

A FINE UNUSED IMPRIMATUR from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four just touched(NW)-to-mostly LARGE even margins. No gum as usual. CHIN FLAW, blur W, and letters misplaced low and low left, with the E 'G' defective. Cat.1300. 225.00
RP:C1:13925
RP:13925
17

C1

200

HK

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Scots numeral. WORN plate, showing blurs W and in 'ONE', and letters misplaced low left and left, tilted W, and the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.50+. 13.50
RP:C1:13924
RP:13924
17

C1

200

LE

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly left, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a ?Scots? numeral. Chin Flaw (faint), NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, blur E, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.50. 12.50
RP:C1:13825
RP:13825
17

C1(4)

200

PG

A GU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a nice light example of the RARE PLUM shade, on a VERY WORN plate, off-centre low, with a slight corner crease SE, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an IRISH numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, CHIN FLAW, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.1100. 120.00
RP:C1:14102
RP:14102
17

C1

201

TD

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right, the 'T' tilted W with extended serif. Cat.55. New!

13.50

RP:C1:13929
RP:13929
17

C1

202

KG

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '74' numeral. Letters misplaced right and low left. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:13931
RP:13931
17

C1

202

OG

A VFU single on VERY BLUE paper, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Leeds '447' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. NW Flaw, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:13928
RP:13928
18

C1(2)

202

PA

A VFU single in a YELLOW-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced right and low right, with the 'P' blind. Cat.50. 12.50
RP:C1:13277
RP:13277
17

C1

202

SG

A FINE UNUSED IMPRIMATUR, with four close(NE)-to-VERY LARGE margins. No gum as usual. NW Flaw, blur lower W, and 'S' misplaced low left. Cat.1300. 250.00
RP:C1:13681
RP:13681
17

C1

203

AI-BJ

A FU+ SCARCE BLOCK OF FOUR from this slightly SCARCER plate, mostly centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS (rough perfs caused by blunt pins), cancelled with VERY SCARCE LONDON INLAND '47' TWIN numerals (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). 'AI' and 'AJ' MISSING IMPRIMATURS; blurs between, and letters variously misplaced. Cat.350+. 85.00
RP:C1:13278
RP:13278
17

C1

203

QG

A SUPERB UNUSED IMPRIMATUR from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins. No gum as usual. NE corner frame-line extending E, SE ext E and S, blurs W and lower E, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.1300. 350.00
C:C1:1798
C:1798
17
*

C1

204

JI

1854 1d Red-brown, A FU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on a clean ENTIRE LETTER from New Aberdour to Mintlaw, via Fraserburgh, on 16 October 1855, lightly cancelled high right and tied with a Scots numeral, leaving virtually COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. SCARCE 'NEW ABERDOUR' UDC SCOTS LOCAL on obverse. 'I' misplaced low left. Cat.250++ (for single OFF COVER). New!

65.00

RP:C1:9601
RP:9601
17

C1

204

PE

A FU+ used single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Hereford '357' numeral. 'P' blind. Cat.250. 50.00  

RP:C1:13933
RP:13933
17

C1(3)

204

QC

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, in a BRICK-RED shade, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '73' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). NE corner frame-lines extending E and N (both slight), and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.250+. 65.00
RP:C1:13932
RP:13932
17

C1

204

RI

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul WITHAM), a FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Stroud '757' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: circular blur around 'I'; also NE corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.250+. 65.00
RP:C1:13279
RP:13279
17

C1

204

SG

A VERY FINE UNUSED IMPRIMATUR from this VERY SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins. No gum as usual. Blur W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.1300+. 425.00
RP:C1:13103
RP:13103
17

C1

R1

ED

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat Plymouth '620' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:14104
RP:14104
17

C1(3)

R1

II

A VFU+ single in a STUNNING and VERY SCARCE BRIGHT BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low left with a fragment of a LIVERPOOL SPOON, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. W 'I' misplaced right, and both tilted E. Cat.75+. New!

22.50

RP:C1:13102
RP:13102
17

C1

R1

KE

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral. Letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:14322
RP:14322
17

C1(5)

R1

PA

A FU+ single in a nice example of the SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SCARCE BELFAST '186' 'SPLIT' numeral. NE recut and extending slightly right,and the 'P' blind and misplaced right. Cat.375+. New!

75.00

RP:C1:13104
RP:13104
17

C1

R1

PE

A VFU single, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SCARCE WARRINGTON SPOON. CONSTANT VARIETY: TRL W; also 'P' blind, and 'E' misplaced low and tilted W. Cat.40++. 15.00
RP:C1:13101
RP:13101
17

C1

R1

TI

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'T' misplaced high right. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:11139
RP:11139
17

C1(5)

R2

CJ

A VFU single in the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred slightly right, with FULL PERFS, lightly to left cancelled with a London District TWIN numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. Letters misplaced low. Cat.375. 85.00  

RP:C1:13935
RP:13935
17

C1

R2

NF

A VFU single, centred slightly high right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '1' numeral. 'F' misplaced low right. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:13939
RP:13939
17

C1va

R3

KB

A VFU single, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a BIRMINGHAM SPOON. 'K' misplaced right, and the 'B' with extended serif. Cat.40+. 10.00
RP:C1:13937
RP:13937
17

C1uc

R3

KE

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a NEWTON ABBOT '567' numeral in DARK BLUE. Letters misplaced right and low left, with the W of SE slightly concave. Cat.95. 25.00
RP:C1:13938
RP:13938
17

C1

R3

LG

A VFU single, centred slightly right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots Inverness '183' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low left, the 'G' with extended serif. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:13834
RP:13834
17

C1

R3

OF

A VFU+ single, centred a smidgeon low, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled centre right with a VERY SCARCE GOOLE (Yorks) '319' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'G' - 'VERY RARE), leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40+. 15.00
RP:C1:6304
RP:6304
18

C1(2)

R3

RJ

A VF UNUSED single, in a YELLOW-BROWN shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, but no gum. Very faint vertical crease. 'R' recut large, and 'J' tilted W. Cat.360+. 75.00  

RP:C1:13942
RP:13942
17

C1

R4

NI

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an IRISH numeral. Letters misplaced left and right. Cat.50. 12.50
RP:C1:11089
RP:11089
17

C1(5)

R4

PK

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. Upper E recut and corner frame-line extending N, SE ext E, 'P' blurred, and 'K' misplaced low. Cat.375. 95.00  

RP:C1:13835
RP:13835
17

C1

R4

RB

A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with a London Inland numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low and low left, the 'R' with extended serif. Cat.50. 13.50
RP:C1:13940
RP:13940
17

C1(3)

R4

TB

Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE RICH DEEP BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a London Inland '3' numeral. 'T' tilted W, and 'B' misplaced low right with extended serifs. Cat.75+. 17.50
RP:C1:14240
RP:14240
17

C1

R5

EC-ED

A FU HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre (MISPERF) very high, but with FULL PERFS (some perf separation at top, hinge re-inforced), lightly cancelled with neat Glasgow '159' duplexes, dated with 12 NOVEMBER 1855 CDS. Blurs between, and letters variously misplaced, with the 'D' tilted W. Cat.70+. New!

15.00

RP:C1:14286
RP:14286
17

C1d

R5

HD-HG

A STUNNING RARE HORIZONTAL STRIP OF FOUR, PERFECTLY CENTRED, and with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with Scots Kilsyth '202' numerals, and with WATERMARK INVERTED. Blurs between, and letters variously misplaced. EXCEPTIONAL quality. Cat.900++ (as FOUR SINGLES with inverted watermark). New!

450.00

RP:C1:13944
RP:13944
17

C1

R5

RJ

A FU single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.35. 6.50
RP:C1:13943
RP:13943
17

C1

R5

SH

A FU+ single, centred rather low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. A LONG STAMP, with broader perfs either side at the base, in a WORN state of the plate, with the 'H' misplaced very low. Cat.35+. 6.50
RP:C1:13132
RP:13132
17

C1

R6

KD

A VFU single on UNUSUALLY blue paper, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper E recut, and letters misplaced low to centre, the 'K' with extended serif. Cat.40. 10.00
RP:C1:14239
RP:14239
17

C1

R6

OC-OD

A VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR in a DEEPISH shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with DUBLIN '186' duplexes. 'OD': NE corner frame-line extending E; all letters variously misplaced. Cat.70+. New!

20.00

RP:C1:13946
RP:13946
17

C1(3)

R6

OH

A VFU single in a strong BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London District '72' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'E' - 'SCARCE'), leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Blurs E, and 'H' misplaced low left. Cat.75+. 19.50
RP:C1:13945
RP:13945
17

C1(3)ya

R6

PL

A FU+ single in a FINE RICH BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a 'CROSS' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. NW corner frame-line extending W, 'P' blind, and 'L' misplaced high left. Cat.75+. 18.50
RP:C1:13839
RP:13839
17

C1

R6

QC

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with an ORANGE tint, centred slightly high left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled high right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. 8.50
SG22, SPEC.C2 (Die I Alph II, Small Crown, Perf.14) (with any matching C1s)
C:C2:1485
C:1485
22
*

C2

194

HB

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, on a tiny empty envelope from Shirley (Southampton) via Southampton central office, to Godalming, Surrey, on 3 May 1855, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Southampton '723' numeral (not tied, but clearly belongs). Letters misplaced low right, with the 'B' tilted E. Cat.300++ (for single OFF COVER). 135.00
RP:C2:14349
RP:14349

MW CERT
22

C2va

194

MF

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a CHESTER SPOON. Lower E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low. MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.300+. New!

75.00

 

C:C2:1359
C:1359
22
*

C2

194

RF

A FU single from this VERY SCARCE C2 plate, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, on entire Cullompton to London on 23 February 1855, an EARLY USE, rather heavily cancelled with a Cullompton '214' numeral. Lower E recut, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.300++ (SG price for OFF-COVER). 125.00
C:C2:1360
C:1360
22
*

C2

196

SA

A FU single from this RARE plate, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, on a small empty envelope Westgate (Lincs) to Bradford (Yorks) on 7 March 1855, an EARLY USE, with a WESTGATE UDC on the obverse, then VERY LIGHTLY cancelled on arrival in Bradford with a Bradford '107' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. UNUSUAL! Showing MISSING PERF PINS variety A13,14, Type 9 State 2. 'A' blind, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.500++ (SG price for OFF-COVER). 150.00
RP:C2:14350
RP:14350

MW CERT
22

C2d

198

HI

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a VERY SCARCE WELSH DOLGELLAU '222' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). RARE WATERMARK INVERTED. Blur W, and letters misplaced low left and tilted W and E respectively. MIKE WILLIAMS CERTIFICATE. Cat.350++ (for watermark inverted on cheapest plate). New!

200.00

 

RP:C2:13788
RP:13788
22

C2

198

IJ-IL

A G-FU+ VERY SCARCE STRIP OF THREE from this SCARCE plate, off-centre high right, with FULL PERFS, but tiny tear by NW star of 'IK', cancelled with a FINE COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE LONDON INLAND '46' TWIN numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw on all three, blur W on 'IK', and 'J', 'K', and 'L' misplaced low left, low left and low right. Cat.1050++. 250.00  

C:C2:1552
C:1552
22
*

C2

200

CA-CB

1855 1d Red-brown, a GU+ RARE HORIZONTAL PAIR from this VERY SCARCE plate in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, on entire front/large piece from London to Thatcham in 1855 (date on obverse only partial), but heavily cancelled with London Inland '40' numerals. Letters misplaced low left, low right, low and low. Cat.600++ (for two singles OFF COVER). 100.00
RP:C2:13786
RP:13786
22

C2

201

PA

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, UNUSUALLY cancelled with a MANUSCRIPT SIGNATURE. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, 'P' blind, and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.250. 55.00
RP:C2:9545
RP:9545
22

C2

201

TD-TE

A G-FU VERY SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low right, but with mostly FULL PERFS (one short NE of 'TE'), but faint horizontal crease, cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND '47' TWIN numeral. TE: NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, and upper W recut; blurs above NW on both. Cat.500+. 85.00  

RP:C2:14288
RP:14288
22

C2va

202

AC

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single in a VERY WORN state of the plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low right with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and 'A' Row SHORT STAMP. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.75+. New!

18.50

RP:C2:13782
RP:13782
22

C2(4)

202

AI

A FU+ single in a FINE example of the VERY RARE PLUM shade, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a heavy blur W, and the 'A' misplaced right. Cat.1500. 350.00
RP:C1:C2:14042
RP:14042
17/22

C1/C2(5)

202

ED

1854 1d Red-brown/1855 1d Orange-brown, A GU/VFU MATCHED PAIR, the C2 in a FINE SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade, both WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but the C1 with a surface scuff below NE corner star, cancelled respectively with a London District '77' numeral, and a Northampton '570' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.515+. New!

125.00

RP:C2:14091
RP:14091
22

C2

202

HB

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with London Inland '18' numerals. Letters misplaced low. Cat.75. New!

18.50

RP:C2:14082
RP:14082
22

C2

202

HF

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, centred rather high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Brighton '132' numeral. W weak, and letters misplaced low left, the 'H' with extended serif, and the 'F' with a weak serif. Cat.75. New!

16.50

RP:C2:13991
RP:13991
22

C2

202

HJ

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low left, with the 'J' blurred. Cat.75. 16.50
RP:C2:12686
RP:12686
22

C2

202

IJ

A VFU single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled high right with a London Inland numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low and left, with the'I'[ tilted E. Cat.100. 22.50  

RP:C2:13785
RP:13785
22

C2

202

NH

A FU+ single showing marked plate wear, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but corner crease NW, cancelled high right with a London Inland '11' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.75. 18.50
RP:C2:14084
RP:14084
22

C2

202

OE

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. CONSTANT VARIETY: marks NW; also NE recut, W weak and blurred, and letters misplaced low right. Cat.75+. New!

22.50

RP:C2:13989
RP:13989
22

C2

202

OI

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a SCARCE BLACKBURN '86' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). Blurs lower W, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.75+. 20.00
C:C2:1664
C:1664
22
*

C2

202

OI,PI

1855 1d Red-brown, two singles in a STRONG shade approaching BRICK-RED, one ('OI') VFU, 'PI' damaged, both WELL-CENTRED, 'OI' with FULL PERFS, on a clean ENTIRE (unusually folded with a flap into an envelope) from Bradford to London on 7 February 1855 (an EARLY USE), lightly cancelled with Bradford '107' numerals. 'OI': NE corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced low to centre; 'PI' letters misplaced low left. Cat.360+. 40.00
RP:C2:5316
RP:5316
22

C2

203

GA,GB,
HA,HB

A mostly FU set of four singles from this SCARCER plate, which constitute in fact a REJOINED BLOCK OF FOUR, all off-centre low, with FULL PERFS (one or two minor perf faults), lightly cancelled with SCARCER HAY '347' numerals. Letters variously misplaced, and 'B' with extended serif on 'HB'. Cat.600+. 60.00  

RP:C2:14081
RP:14081
22

C2

203

MH

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct ?English? numeral. Heavy blurs E and W, E of SE weak (burr-rub?), and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.150. New!

40.00

RP:C2:14080
RP:14080
22

C2

203

SI

1855 1d Red-brown, Plated by Paul Witham, a FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, centred rather low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Tavistock '780' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and left. Cat.150. New!

35.00

C:C2:1768
C:1768
22
*

C2

204

TG

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on a clean empty envelope from London to Birmingham on 25 July 1855, neatly cancelled (and just tied at right) with a London Inland '31' numeral. 'TOO LATE G.P.O.' on face, and an indecipherable London local Straight-line cancel on obverse, with usual departure and arrival stamps. 'G' misplaced low right. Cat.350++ (for single OFF COVER). New!

150.00

RP:C2:14085
RP:14085
22

C2

R1

AB

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Tunbridge Wells '820' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing weak W frame-line, and 'A' misplaced right and tilted W. Cat.100. New!

22.50

RP:C2:14287
RP:14287
22

C2ya

R1

HI

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a 'CASTLE STREET' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. Upper E recut, and 'H' misplaced low right. Cat.100+. New!

30.00

RP:C2:13996
RP:13996
22

C2

R2

BD

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with two part strikes of the SCARCE NOTTINGHAM '583' 3HOS numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'E' - 'SCARCE'). 'D' misplaced low left. Cat.100+. 25.00
RP:C2:14289
RP:14289
22

C2

R2

CC

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, centred slightly high right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a London District '74' duplex. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.100. New!

25.00

RP:C2:13749
RP:13749
22

C2

R2

JL

A VFU single, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London District '74' duplex. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with NE corner frame-line extending N (slight), and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.100. 25.00
RP:C2:14290
RP:14290
22

C2va

R2

KD

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, centred slightly high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a large part LIVERPOOL SPOON, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. Letters misplaced right and low right, with the 'K' tilted W. Cat.100+. New!

30.00

RP:C2:13995
RP:13995
22

C2

R2

LG

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a FINE neat strike of the RARE LONDON DISTRICT '74' numeral (Parmenter Type 74D4A RARITY 'G' - 'VERY RARE'). Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.100+. 32.50
RP:C2:14291
RP:14291
22

C2(3)

R2

PH

1855 1d Brick-red, A VFU+ single in a LOVELY SCARCE BRIGHT BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with a ?Scots? numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'P' blind and with extended lower right serif, and 'H' misplaced low left. Cat.250. New!

75.00

RP:C2:13993
RP:13993
22

C2

R2

QJ

1855 1d Red-brown Ex D.FORBES-SMITH (plated by Paul Witham), a FU+ single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred slightly low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Pewsey (Wilts) '618' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.100. 22.50
RP:C2:14086
RP:14086
22

C2

R2

SH

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a small part strike of a BIRMINGHAM SPOON (one of the C2 types). 'H' misplaced low. Cat.100+. New!

23.50

RP:C2:14292
RP:14292
22

C2

R3

AL

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU+ single in a VERY WORN state of the plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London District duplex. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and slightly SHORT STAMP, showing NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.110. New!

35.00

RP:C2:14324
RP:14324
22

C2va

R3

QK

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. Letters misplaced low left and left, with the 'K' tilted W. Cat.110+. New!

30.00

RP:C2:14087
RP:14087
22

C2(5)

R4

GG

1855 1d Orange-Brown, A VFU single in a SCARCE STRONG ORANGE-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an UNUSUAL SCOTS KETTLE '195' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S (slight), upper E recut, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.475+. New!

120.00

RP:C2:14057
RP:14057
22

C2(4)

R4

LD-LE

1855 1d Plum, A VFU RARE HORIZONTAL PAIR in the VERY RARE PLUM shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with Tunbridge Wells '820' numerals. Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.3000+. New!

750.00

RP:C2:14147
RP:14147
22

C2(4)

R5

SI

1855 1d Plum, A GU+ collectable example of the VERY RARE PLUM shade, off-centre low left and with some creasing, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an IRISH numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.1500+. New!

175.00

RP:C2:14228
RP:14228
22

C2

R6

FL

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a WELSH Crickhowell '231' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.100. New!

22.50

RP:C2:14229
RP:14229
22

C2

R6

HH

1855 1d Red-brown, A FU+ single, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a Stroud '757' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing letters misplaced low left and low, and both letters with extended top right serifs. Cat.100+. New!

25.00

RP:C2:14088
RP:14088
22

C2

R6

OI

1855 1d Red-brown, A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left and left. Cat.100. New!

25.00

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