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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)
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
C:CE2:1526
C:1526
16b
*

CE2

99

TG

A VFU RARE 'ARCHER' PERF, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but faint corner crease SE, on London local entire of 23 February 1854, cancelled with a London Inland '8' numeral. Letters misplaced high left and low right. Cat.2100. 525.00
SG17-18, SPEC.C1 (Die I Alph II, Small Crown, Perf.16)
RP:C1:11464
RP:11464
17

C1o

155

HG

A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 3 (determined by Paul Witham), showing thinned check-letters, and a heavy blur E. Also NE recut, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.150. 35.00  

RP:C1:12851
RP:12851
17

C1n

155

HI

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 2 (determined by Paul Witham), showing markedly thinned check-letters (misplaced low left and right respectively). Cat.85. New!

15.00

 

RP:C1:12848
RP:12848
17

C1n

155

MK

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 2 (determined by Paul Witham), showing thinned check-letters. Also NWW Flaw, NW corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.85. New!

22.50

 

RP:C1:12850
RP:12850
17

C1n

155

RB

A FU single from this SCARCER plate, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 2 (determined by Paul Witham), showing markedly thinned check-letters (misplaced right and low respectively). Cat.85. New!

15.00

 

RP:B2:C1:11470
RP:11470
8/17

B2/C1

157

DD

A VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a London District '73' duplex, and the C1 centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. The C1 is VERY WORN, and also shows an IVORY HEAD UNUSUAL on these later issues. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.220+. 55.00
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:C1:12854
RP:12854
17

C1ya

157

GH

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, in a slightly ORANGE shade, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a faint but decipherable RARE 'ORPHIR' (Orkney) TYPE V SCOTS LOCAL (Meredith RARITY 'F' - 'NO MORE THAN THREE SO FAR RECORDED'). NE corner frame-line extending E, lower W recut, and 'H' misplaced low. Cat.170+. New!

55.00

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++. New!

125.00

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:C1:12853
RP:12853
17

C1

157

OI

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single from this SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots Munlochy '261' numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S, blur SW, and 'I' misplaced left. Cat.170. New!

45.00

RP:B2:C1:11503
RP:11503
8/17

B2/C1

157

QA

A FU/FU+ SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four close-to-good margins, cancelled low left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD, and the C1 centred somewhat left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending E, 'G' misplaced low left, and the 'A' tilted W. Cat.220+. 50.00
Ri:B2:C1:5234
Ri:5234
8/17

B2/C1

162

BG

A FU/VFU MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, but small thin, cancelled with an Exeter '285' numeral, and the C1 WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Heavy blur W, and 'B' tilted E. Cat.100. 22.50
Ri:B2:C1:5235
Ri:5235
8/17

B2/C1

162

ED

A VFU+/FU MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled centre right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE, and the C1 centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, but diagonal crease, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. SE corner frame-lines extending E and S, and the letters misplaced low and low left, with the 'E' sloping downwards to the right. Cat.100. 25.00
RP:C1:12620
RP:12620
17

C1

162

IB

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a very WORN state of the plate, centred slightly left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled high left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. 'I' misplaced low. Cat.50. 12.50
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:C1:13120
RP:13120
17

C1

162

MJ

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a slightly WORN state of the plate, centred slightly high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled high with a London Inland numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. 'J' misplaced low. Cat.50. New!

12.50

RP:C1:11507
RP:11507
17

C1

163

BD

A FU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: marks NE, and 'D' misplaced low. In the VERY SCARCE STATE 2 (det. Paul Witham), showing E frame-line recut. Cat.250+. 65.00  

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:C1:10807
RP:10807
17

C1

163

EA

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, reasonably WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London District '77' numeral. Upper E weak, and letters misplaced low right, with the base of both weak. Cat.250. 65.00  

RP:B2:C1:10879
RP:10879
8/17

B2/C1

163

EJ

A FU/VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four clear(W)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but corner crease NW, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral, and the C1 centred a whisker left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. SE and SW corner frame-lines extending S (slight), and the letters misplaced low to ther centre, with the 'J' tilted E. Cat.300. 85.00
RP:C1:11697
RP:11697
17

C1

163

HA

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred high left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. In a VERY WORN state of the plate, with SE corner frame-lines extending E and S (both slight), E margin blurred, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.250+. 65.00  

RP:C1:11524
RP:11524
17

C1

163

NH

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Gateshead '309' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.250. 65.00  

RP:C1:12856
RP:12856
17

C1

163

PE

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, VERY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, a scuffed perf SE short of SUPERB, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled high left with a faint ?English? numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. 'P' blind, and 'E' misplaced low. Cat.250. New!

65.00

 

RP:C1:11591
RP:11591
17

C1

163

QC

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Ramsgate '634' numeral. SW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.250. 65.00  

RP:C1:12857
RP:12857
17

C1

164

OH

Ex Paul WITHAM, a SUPERB USED single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low right with an English Provincial numeral (possibly '700' Sheffield), leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'H' misplaced low left. Cat.40. New!

13.50

RP:C1:11790
RP:11790
17

C1

165

BE

A VFU+ single from this RARE PLATE, centred a little low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Base of 'B' weak, and 'E' misplaced right. Cat.700. 225.00  

RP:B2:C1:10521
RP:10521
8/17

B2/C1

165

EH

A VFU MATCHED PAIR from this RARE C1 plate, the imperf with four clear-to-LARGE margins, and the C1 reasonably WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled respectively with a London District '74' duplex, and a London Inland '6' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.750+. 225.00  

C:C1:1335
C:1335
17
*

C1

165

TI

1854 1d Red-brown, a FU single from this VERY RARE C1 PLATE, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper London to Hull on 1 April 1854 (an EARLY USE), cancelled (and just tied at left) with a London Inland '17' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and 'T' misplaced far to the left. Cat.700++ (off cover). 250.00
RP:C1:13067
RP:13067
17

C1

166

KL

A VFU single in a WORN state of the plate, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Bradford '107' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and 'L' misplaced low, with extended serif. Cat.35. New!

8.50

Ri:B2:C1:5239
Ri:5239
8/17

B2/C1

167

BF

A VFU/FU MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, and the C1 WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but weak corner perf SE, cancelled with a Cheadle (Staffs) '175' numeral. 'B' tilted E, and 'F' misplaced low left. Cat.90+. 20.00
RP:C1:13121
RP:13121
17

C1

167

MJ

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Cambridge '158' numeral. Letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.35. New!

8.50

RP:C1:12859
RP:12859
18

C1(2)

167

OD

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single in a FINE YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low with a Scots numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NE corner frame-line extending E (faint), and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.50. New!

15.00

RP:C1:12860
RP:12860
17

C1

167

QG

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Durham '267' numeral. Letters misplaced low. Cat.35. New!

10.00

RP:C1:10819
RP:10819
17

C1

167

TG

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. WORN plate. NE corner frame-line extending E. Cat.35. 8.50  

RP:C1:12861
RP:12861
17

C1

169

QD

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Manchester '498' numeral (probably a Type A SPOON). E/NE corner frame-line recut and extending N (slight), and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.45. New!

13.50

RP:C1:11699
RP:11699

MW CERT
17

C1

170

GC

A VFU single from this VERY RARE plate, centred somewhat left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low with a Scots numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Mike Williams Certificate, on which he notes: 'Used with very tiny pinprick, which is probably natural'. I have discussed this with Mike, who states that this is not a pinhole, merely a natural paper flaw which has the appearance of a 'pinprick'. It should be noted that it does not go right through the paper, but is merely a minute thin spot. Cat.1250. 325.00
RP:C1:11700
RP:11700

MW CERT
17

C1

170

NI

A GU+ single from this VERY RARE plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but horizontal crease through 'POSTAGE', cancelled with a Birmingham '75' numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.1250. 175.00
RP:C1:13070
RP:13070
17

C1

171

QJ

A FU+ single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '77' numeral. Letters misplaced low left, the 'Q' with a blind lower loop. Cat.40. New!

8.50

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. New!

9.50

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:C1:12562
RP:12562
17

C1(4)

173

CL

A VFU single in a soft example of the RARE PLUM shade, centred somewhat low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. In STATE 2, with head and background strong. NE corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.950+. 225.00
RP:C1:12863
RP:12863
17

C1

173

EE

A VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Gloucester '312' numeral (almost certainly a SPOON). SW corner frame-line extending W (very faint), and letters misplaced low left and low, the E 'E' with extended serif. Cat.38. New!

10.00

RP:C1:13071
RP:13071
17

C1

174

OB

A FU+ single in a DEEPISH Red-brown shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland '24' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. E weak, and 'B' misplaced low. Cat.40. New!

8.50

Ri:B2:C1:6042
Ri:6042
8/17

B2/C1

175

JK

A FU VERY RARE MATCHED PAIR from this KEY B2 plate, the imperf with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins but stain spots, lightly cancelled high right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving most of the HEAD CLEAR, and the C1 off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, heavily cancelled with a Glasgow '159' numeral. Upper E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.1040+. New!

225.00

RP:C1:13072
RP:13072
17

C1(3)

176

AK

A FU+ single in a FINE BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly high right and with FULL PERFS, but diagonal crease, cancelled with a Glasgow '159' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and SHORT STAMP, in the SCARCE STATE 3, with head and background lines strong. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.50++. New!

15.00

RP:C1:12568
RP:12568
17

C1

176

ED-EE

A VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with Edinburgh '131' numerals. WORN plate, in STATE 2, with 'D' recut, and head and background lines strong. Letters misplaced to centre. Cat.76+. 30.00
RP:C1:10814
RP:10814
17

C1(5)

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:C1:9565
RP:9565
17

C1

176

RD

A FINE UNUSED single, off-centre high, with FULL PERFS, but NO GUM. A fine FRESH example in the SCARCE STATE 1 before the repair in April 1854. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.300+. 60.00  

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.38. New!

7.50

RP:C1:13075
RP:13075
17

C1

177

CE

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.38. New!

9.50

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.38. 8.50  

RP:C1:13076
RP:13076
17

C1(2)

177

GH

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU+ single in a DULL BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a BRISTOL SPOON, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. A VERY UNUSUAL MIDDLE ROW LONG STAMP (more often found on 'A' or 'T' rows), with letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.50+. New!

15.00

RP:C1:13074
RP:13074
17

C1

177

LA

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots Perth '280' numeral. Letters misplaced low right and low, with the 'A' blind. Cat.38. New!

9.50

RP:C1:13077
RP:13077
17

C1(3)

177

SG

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single in an ATTRACTIVE BRIGHT BRICK-RED shade, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.50. New!

12.50

RP:C1:12233
RP:12233
17

C1

178

FH

A VFU single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an Abingdon '3' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: vertical scratch SE (faint); also blur upper W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.38. 10.00  

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:C1:12866
RP:12866
17

C1

179

PF

A SUPERB USED single, PERFECTLY CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low right with a neat London Inland '12' numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Blurs W and SW, and letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'P' blind. Cat.38. New!

13.50

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:C1:10075
RP:10075
17

C1

180

IE

A VFU single, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Blurs E, and 'I' misplaced right. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:11085
RP:11085
17

C1

181

CI

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a neat Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. 'C' misplaced low. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:12119
RP:12119
17

C1(3)

181

KH

A VFU single in a nice example of the BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat London District '72' duplex. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.50. 12.50  

RP:C1:13122
RP:13122
17

C1

181

MJ

A VFU single, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE BELFAST '62' 'SPLIT' numeral. Upper E and lower W recut. Cat.38+. New!

10.00

RP:C1:10478
RP:10478
17

C1(3)

181

PC

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in the SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a WELSH BARMOUTH '221' numeral. 'P' blind, and 'C' misplaced low. Cat.50+. 11.50  

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:C1:13123
RP:13123
17

C1

182

MJ

A VFU single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a Castle Cary '949' numeral. Blurs W, lower W recut, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.40. New!

10.00

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:C1:10828
RP:10828
17

C1

183

DF

A VFU single, centred a whisker low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. 'D' misplaced low left and tilted E. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:9602
RP:9602
17

C1

183

IB

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NW corner frame-line blurred and extending slightly W, 'I' misplaced left and tilted W, and 'B' misplaced low, and tilted E, with top loop blurred. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:13119
RP:13119
17

C1

183

MJ

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, but somewhat enthusiastically cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. 'M' with extended serif, and 'J' misplaced low and tilted W. Cat.40. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13080
RP:13080
17

C1

184

FH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a VERY SCARCE NORTHAMPTON '570' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'F' - 'RARE'). Letters misplaced low left. Cat.40+. New!

12.50

RP:C1:13079
RP:13079
17

C1

184

LK

A FU+ single, centred rather high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Cheltenham '177' numeral. Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.40. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13081
RP:13081
17

C1

185

LH

A FU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a RICH Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. W recut, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.45. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13124
RP:13124
17

C1(3)

186

MJ

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in the SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper and lower E recut, and letters misplaced slightly low left. Cat.50+. New!

15.00

RP:C1:12552
RP:12552
17

C1(5)

186

QI

A FU single 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:C1:13110
RP:13110
17

C1

188

IJ

A VFU single, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Brighton '132' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a CONSTANT VARIETY: mark on 'J' (slightly DOUBLE?), and both letters misplaced low left. Cat.40+. New!

10.00

RP:C1:12230
RP:12230
17

C1

188

TJ

A VFU single, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral (probably a SPOON). Blurs W, and letters misplaced left and low respectively, with the 'J' tilted E. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:8589
RP:8589
17

C1(5)

190

PI

A VFU single in the RARE 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:C1:13084
RP:13084
17

C1

191

LB

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred somewhat high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London District '73' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'), leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.40. New!

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. New!

10.00

RP:C1:13083
RP:13083
17

C1(3)

191

NL

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in a BRICK-RED shade, centred slightly low, and with one short perf SE, cancelled with a Scarborough '693' numeral. 'N' with extended serif, and 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.50. New!

11.50

RP:C1:13085
RP:13085
17

C1

191

SC

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a slight ORANGE tint, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland '28' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'C' misplaced low. Cat.40. New!

10.00

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:C1:6303
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:C1:8587
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:C1:12832
RP:12832
17

C1

194

DK-EL

A FINE-to-SUPERB USED VERY SCARCE BLOCK OF FOUR, REMARKABLY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS (hinge re-inforcement behind 'DK'/'EK' and rounded perf SE of 'EL'), VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with Scots Coldsream '74' numerals, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE on 'DK' and 'EL'. 'DK' and 'EL': NW Flaw; 'DL': lower W recut, and NE corner frame-line extending E; and 'EK' and 'EL': blurs W. Letters variously misplaced. Cat.400+. New!

125.00

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:C1:10480
RP:10480
17

C1

195

KF

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching the SCARCER BRICK-RED, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper E recut, and 'F' misplaced low. Cat.40. 8.50  

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:C1:10481
RP:10481
17

C1(3)

195

NK

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in a nice example of the SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. N of NE recut and blurred, NW corner frame-line extending N, and blurs lower W. Cat.50+. 11.50  

RP:C1:12872
RP:12872
17

C1

195

QG

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. Letters misplaced low left, with the 'Q' blind. Cat.40. New!

12.50

RP:C1:13087
RP:13087
17

C1

196

BH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a Red-brown shade showing noticeable wear, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with a London Inland '18' numeral, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. An UNUSUAL SHORT STAMP (more often found on 'A' and 'T' Rows). CONSTANT VARIETY: blur round 'H' (not noted Fisher/Brown, but clearly visible on Imprimatur photo); also SE recut and skewed, and 'H' misplaced low right. Cat.38+. New!

10.00

RP:C1:13089
RP:13089
17

C1

196

CJ

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Aberdeen '1' numeral. Blur W, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.38. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13086
RP:13086
17

C1

196

DE

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred somewhat left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.38. New!

9.50

RP:C1:13090
RP:13090
17

C1

196

NH

A VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. SE skewed and extending E, blurs E and NW, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.38. New!

9.50

RP:C1:13091
RP:13091
17

C1

197

GH

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SCOTS LOCAL. E of NE recut, 'G' with extended serif, and 'H' misplaced low right. Cat.45. New!

11.50

RP:C1:13092
RP:13092
17

C1

197

RG

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. E weak, blur SW, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.45. New!

11.50

RP:C1:13095
RP:13095
17

C1

198

EK

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low left with a NORTH SHIELDS '573' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'), leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. CONSTANT VARIETY: 6 o'clock Ray Flaw NW; also 'E' misplaced low. 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+. New!

12.50

RP:C1:13094
RP:13094
17

C1

198

KJ

A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '24' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: dots on 'K' (misplaced right); also upper E recut, and 'J' misplaced low. Cat.45+. New!

12.50

RP:C1:11506
RP:11506

MW CERT
17

C1

199

CK

A VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Norwich '575' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, NW Flaw, blur W, and 'C' misplaced low left. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.280. 80.00
RP:C1:11792
RP:11792
17

C1

199

FH

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct ?English Provincial? numeral. 'F' blurred, and both letters misplaced low left. Cat.280. 75.00
RP:C1:11491
RP:11491

MW CERT
17

C1

199

MH

A FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred slightly left, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a HULL SPOON. Violet ink mark on obverse. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, blurs SW and E, SE recut, and 'H' misplaced low left. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.280. 65.00
RP:C1:12245
RP:12245
17

C1

199

SL

A FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre high right, with a corner crease SW, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing blurs W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.280. 60.00  

RP:C1:10858
RP:10858
17

C1

200

QH

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an IRISH numeral. NE and SE recut, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.50. 12.50  

RP:C1:13096
RP:13096
17

C1

201

OC

A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, rather heavily cancelled with a London District '71' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'DIFFICULT'). An UNUSUAL MIDDLE ROW LONG STAMP (more often found at top and bottom of sheet). CONSTANT VARIETY: blur SE; also letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.55+. New!

14.50

RP:C1:12446
RP:12446
17

C1(4)

202

DB

A FU single in the RARE PLUM shade , centred somewhat high, but with FULL PERFS, rather enthusiastically cancelled with a Scots numeral. Blurs E and W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.950. 185.00  

RP:C1:13099
RP:13099
18

C1(2)

203

DF

A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in the DIFFICULT YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. W weak and blurred, and letters misplaced low right and low, with the E of SW concave. Cat.50++. New!

15.00

RP:C1:13098
RP:13098
17

C1

203

EH

A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Newcastle '545' numeral. Blurs W, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.50. New!

11.50

RP:C1:13097
RP:13097
17

C1

203

GH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single from this SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a LONDON INLAND '47' TWIN numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Heavy blur W, and letters misplaced low and low left, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.50+. New!

15.00

RP:C1:12873
RP:12873
17

C1

204

CD

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low and low left, with the 'D' tilted W. Cat.225. New!

65.00

RP:C1:10812
RP:10812
17

C1

204

GJ

A VFU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a little high right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Scots numeral. WORN plate, with letters misplaced low left. Cat.225. 60.00  

RP:C1:12547
RP:12547
17

C1yb

204

II

A SUPERB USED single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled centre right with a FINE SCARCE 'INNELLAN' SCOTS LOCAL in BLUE, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low and left respectively. SCARCE COMBINATION of plate and cancel... Cat.225++. 95.00  

RP:C1:12558
RP:12558
17

C1(4)

204

KE

A FU single from this VERY SCARCE plate, in a nice example of the RARE PLUM shade , off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters misplaced left and low left, with the 'K' tilted W. RARE COMBINATION of plate and shade. Cat.950+. 185.00  

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.225. 50.00  

RP:C1:11597
RP:11597
17

C1

204

RJ

A FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. Blurs W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.225. 50.00  

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. New!

10.00

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. New!

10.00

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++. New!

15.00

RP:C1:13100
RP:13100
17

C1

R1

RG

A FU single in a DEEPISH Red-brown shade, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, but tiny marginal (?hinge-)thin at top, lightly cancelled low with an ?English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.40. New!

7.50

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. New!

10.00

RP:C1:9576
RP:9576
17

C1

R2

AL

A VFU single, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Sunderland '761' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing blurs upper W, and letters misplaced low right. (NOTE: for Fisher/Brown aficionadi, data is missing on 'AL' - I measure it at 12- 3+ 2+ 2+, BlurW.) Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:12493
RP:12493
17

C1i

R2

BB

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, showing SCARCE DOUBLE PERFS in upper two-thirds on either side, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a London Inland numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S, and W 'B' with extended serif. Cat.200. 50.00  

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:C1:13105
RP:13105
17

C1(3)

R3

FJ

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in a LOVELY BRIGHT BRICK-RED shade, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters misplaced low and low left, with the 'J' tilted W. Cat.50. New!

11.50

RP:C1:13108
RP:13108
17

C1

R3

JH

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a York '930' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing NW corner frame-line extending W, blurs W, and letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'J' tilted W. Cat.40. New!

10.00

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:C1:10799
RP:10799
17

C1

R4

AL

A VF UNUSED single (no gum), centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing MISSING PERF PIN VARIETY 10 in STATE 2, L5,6 (see Simpson & Sargent p.240), and letters misplaced low right and low, with the 'A' nearly blind. Cat.300+. 65.00  

RP:C1:12252
RP:12252
17

C1

R4

MI

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with a London Inland '22' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'M' misplaced low, and 'I' misplaced left and tilted W. Cat.50. 11.50  

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:C1:13127
RP:13127
17

C1

R5

BA

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '16' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right, the 'A' blind with weak serifs. Cat.40. New!

10.00

RP:C1:13109
RP:13109
17

C1

R5

DI

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '26' numeral. NW and SW corner frame-lines extending W, blurs W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. New!

8.50

RP:C1:13128
RP:13128
17

C1

R5

PD

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London District '73' duplex. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low to centre, with the 'P' blind. NOTE: the marks SE to left of the 'D' are non-constant (presumably random ink splashes). Cat.40. New!

10.00

RP:C1:13129
RP:13129
17

C1

R5

SI

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat SCARCE LONDON DISTRICT '79' numeral (Type 79D5 - Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). CONSTANT VARIEY: blur SW over 'S' (not noted Fisher/Brown but visible on Imprimatur photo); also letters misplaced low left. Cat.40+. New!

12.50

RP:C1:13130
RP:13130
17

C1(3)ya

R6

DG

A VFU single in a FINE BRIGHT BRICK-RED shade, centred somewhat high, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a lage part 'ELM ROW' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL. Blurs lower W, and 'D' misplaced low left. Cat.50++. New!

15.00

RP:C1:13131
RP:13131
17

C1

R6

IC

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a DEEPISH Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Taunton '776' numeral. NW Flaw, SE corner frame-line extending S, and 'C' misplaced low left. Cat.40. New!

10.00

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. New!

10.00

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:C2:12874
RP:12874
22

C2

194

IC

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London District '79' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'D' - 'Not Common'), leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Upper E recut and extending N, 'I' tilted W, and 'C' misplaced low left. Cat.300. New!

85.00

RP:C2:11793
RP:11793
22

C2

194

NB

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, centred low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a part indistinct English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left, and 'N' tilted W. Cat.300. 65.00  

RP:C2:11855
RP:11855
22

C2

194

QE

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but horizontal crease, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a small part indistinct English Provincial numeral. Blur SW, 'Q' blind and misplaced low left, and the 'E' also misplaced low left, with the W frame-line of the SE corner slightly concave. Cat.300. 45.00  

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.400++ (SG price for OFF-COVER). 150.00
RP:C2:12875
RP:12875
22

C2

197

IJ

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single from this VERY RARE plate, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left with the 'I' tilted W, and the W frame-line of the SE square concave. Cat.600. New!

150.00

RP:C2:12542
RP:12542
22

C2

198

HD

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NW Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.300. 65.00  

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). New!

100.00

RP:C2:12761
RP:12761
22

C2

200

LC

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, centred a whisker low (good for these!), with FULL PERFS, slightly messily cancelled with a Leeds '447' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. W weak, blur over 'L' (very faint), and letters misplaced low to centre, with the 'C' tilted W. Cat.300. New!

65.00

 

RP:C2:12215
RP:12215
22

C2

200

LF

A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, NE corner frame-line extending E, mark SE, and letters misplaced low right and right. Cat.300. 75.00  

RP:C2:12214
RP:12214

MW CERT
22

C2

201

CB

A GU+ single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low left, with some short perfs at upper right, and a corner crease NW, cancelled with a London District '78' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, Chin Flaw, and letters misplaced low left and low. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.250. 50.00  

RP:C2:11795
RP:11795
22

C2

201

CG

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, somewhat heavily cancelled with a Ware '842' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, NW Flaw, lower W recut and blurred, and blur upper E. Cat.250. 65.00  

RP:C1:C2:12514
RP:12514
17/22

C1/C2(3)

201

MJ

The C2 ex FOLKARD, a FU+ SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCE C2 plate, the C2 in the SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, the C1 off-centre low right but with FULL PERFS, the C2 WELL-CENTRED but with short perfs at top left and centre bottom, cancelled respectively with London Inland '21' and '26' numerals, the latter Parmenter Rarity 'H' - 'VERY FEW EXIST'. CONSTANT VARIETY: (visible on C2) mark SW; also letters misplaced low left. SCARCE COMBINATION of plate, shade and cancellation... Cat.305++. 85.00  

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:C2:12206
RP:12206
22

C2

202

EE

A VFU single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Huddersfield '387' numeral. Letters misplaced low. Cat.90. 22.50  

RP:C2:9747
RP:9747
22

C2

202

ID

A FU+ single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London District '72' duplex. Letters misplaced low left and low right, the 'D' with extended serif. Cat.90. 18.50  

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.90. 22.50  

RP:C2:5316
RP:5316
22

C2

203

GA,GB,
HA,HB

A mostly FU set of four singles from this slightly 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.440+. 60.00  

RP:C2:12212
RP:12212
22

C2(5)

203

LB

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade, centred slightly high left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled high left with an IRISH numeral. SE corner frame-lines recut and skewed outwards, with a break at the corner, and letters misplaced low to centre. NOTE: the apparent perf fault at the NW corner is in fact a folded-over long perf. Cat.450+. 125.00  

RP:C2:9725
RP:9725
22

C2

203

MD

A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Norwich '575' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. E frame-line strong, and 'M' tilted W. Cat.110. 25.00  

RP:C2:12372
RP:12372
22

C2

204

CG

A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly high, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Blur lower W, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.110. 32.50  

RP:C2:12374
RP:12374
22

C2

R1

CI

A VFU+ single, centred slightly high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low right and left respectively. Cat.90. 27.50  

RP:C2:13133
RP:13133
22

C2

R2

BB

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single, centred a whisker high right (good for these!), with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. SE corner frame-line extending S, and W 'B' with extended serif. Cat.90. New!

22.50

 

RP:C2:13134
RP:13134
22

C2

R2

FJ

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an incomplete London District numeral. E of NE recut, and letters slightly low. Cat.90. New!

22.50

 

RP:C2:13135
RP:13135
22

C2

R2

KK

Ex FOLKARD, a VFU+ single, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a LOVELY NEAT strike of a WELSH BANGOR '47' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX (Barton Rarity 'D' - 'Not Common'). Both 'K's with extended serifs. Cat.90+. New!

27.50

 

RP:C2:13136
RP:13136
22

C2

R2

QD

Ex FOLKARD, a FU+ single, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a LONDON DISTRICT '72' numeral (Type 72D4B - Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Letters misplaced low left. Cat.90+. New!

20.00

 

RP:C2:12487
RP:12487
22

C2

R3

HJ

A VFU single, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left, the 'H' with extended serif, and the 'J' tilted W. Cat.90. 22.50  

RP:C2:12515
RP:12515
22

C2

R3

MJ

A FU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low. Cat.90. 20.00  

RP:C2:12540
RP:12540
22

C2

R5

OG-OH

A VFU SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with Edinburgh '131' numerals. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.180+. 45.00  

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