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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
RM:4108
RM:4108
8

BS1f

12

BG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. In the SCARCE STATE 2 of the early repair (State 3 of the late repair a recent discovery, so current SG listing incorrect), showing smaller NE break, base of SW doubled (per Statham), and bottom of 'G' slightly thinned. Cat.250. New!

65.00

RM:3659
RM:3659
8

BS1e

12

JG

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'J' FLAW, NE break, slight basal shift, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.120. 30.00
RM:4107
RM:4107
8

BS1

12

SB

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but cancelled with a rather smudged black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing small NE break, slight basal shift, and 'B' misplaced high. Cat.90. New!

20.00

C:RM:1602
C:1602
8
*

BS1

12

SC

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT EARLY plate, with four clear(centre S)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER Basingstoke to London, dated 12 July 1841, cancelled and tied with a neat black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRMATUR, showing tiny NE breaks, slight basal shift, 'S' tilted W, and 'C' misplaced low. Cat.200. New!

65.00

 

RM:3800
RM:3800
8

BS1th

12

SG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCER early plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on neat small piece, cancelled with a SUPERB FULL STRIKE of the SCARCE GREENOCK MALTESE CROSS. NE break, and letters misplaced high and high left. Cat.250+. 85.00
RM:3776
RM:3776
8

BS1, B1g,tl

12

TI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ MARGINAL single from this SCARCER early plate, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, but small marginal crease at base, cancelled with the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. In STATE 1 before the later repair. NE break, slight BASAL SHIFT, VGL NE, and letters misplaced left and low respectively. Cat.600+. 125.00
RM:3884
RM:3884
8

BS2

13

FE

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, slight basal shift, and 'F' misplaced right. Cat.170+. 55.00
RM:3928
RM:3928
8

BS2

13

FH

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, die dot, and letters misplaced high, with the 'F' tilted E. Cat.170+. New!

55.00

RM:3749
RM:3749
10

BS2

13

SG

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade on VERY BLUE paper, with four well-clear(NW)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and 'S' misplaced low. Cat.170+. 48.50
RM:3945
RM:3945
8

BS2c

13

TB

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but rather messily cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and distinctive SQUAT 'T' tilted E. Cat.190. New!

40.00

RM:4084
RM:4084
8

BS2c,tub

13

TJ

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, on neat small piece, lightly cancelled with a FINE neat COMPLETE STRIKE of the VERY SCARCE WELSHPOOL SOLID-CENTRE MALTESE CROSS (note particularly the small central diamond characteristic of this difficult MX). NE break and weak generally, BASAL SHIFT, and base of SE weak. Cat.750+. New!

185.00

RM:4109
RM:4109
8

BS3d

14

AA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE early plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four LARGE even margins, but cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and letters misplaced low. Cat.120+. New!

27.50

RM:3838
RM:3838
8

BS3

14

PE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE early plate, in a deepish shade, with four well-clear(N)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, slight BASAL SHIFT, tops of SE and SW doubled, 'P' misplaced low right, and 'E' tilted E. Cat.110+. 25.00
RM:3929
RM:3929
10

BS3d

14

SB

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE early plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, VGLs NE & SE, NE break, and letters misplaced low and high. Cat.120+. New!

35.00

RM:2828
RM:2828
8

BS4

15

BE

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE void, SE corner frame-line extending E, and slight basal shift. Cat.80+. 17.50
RM:3801
RM:3801
10

BS4d

15

BK

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and 'B' misplaced high right. Cat.95+. 25.00
RM:3802
RM:3802
8

BS4d

15

FA

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four VERY LARGE-to-HUGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and 'A' blind. Cat.95. 30.00
RM:4110
RM:4110
8

BS4b

15

HI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four LARGE even margins, but rounded slightly frayed corners, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. DOUBLE LETTER 'H' (misplaced left), NE break, and slight basal shift. Cat.110. New!

25.00

RM:3947
RM:3947
8

BS4

15

IF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four well-clear(N)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. NE break, and 'I' tilted W. Cat.80. New!

17.50

RM:3931
RM:3931
8

BS4d

15

ND

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four well-clear(SW)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: scratch NW; also BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and 'N' misplaced left. Cat.95+. New!

28.50

RM:3840
RM:3840
10

BS4d

15

QE

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, CONSTANT VARIETY: mark outside NW, NE break, and letters misplaced low left and right respectively. Cat.95+. 25.00
RM:3803
RM:3803
8

BS4d

15

RH

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, VGL NE, and NE break. Cat.95. 23.50
RM:3841
RM:3841
8

BS5

16

CG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE void, SE corner frame-line extending S, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.70. 17.50
RM:2793
RM:2793
8

BS5

16

HD

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark NW, and also void NE, and 'D' misplaced low right. Cat.70+. 17.50
RM:3752
RM:3752
8

BS5

16

JK

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE void, round 'J', and letters misplaced low left. Cat.70. 16.50
RM:3658
RM:3658
8

BS5

16

KH

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL SE, NE break, E weak, and 'H' misplaced low left and tilted E. Cat.70+. 16.50
RM:2755
RM:2755
10

BS5,B1tl

16

MA

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in the DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a FINE strike of the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. Void NE, basal shift, and 'M' tilted W. Cat.600+. 125.00
RM:4083
RM:4083
10

BS5c,tub

16

OE

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A GU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with 3.5 good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but just into at NE corner, cancelled with a FINE COMPLETE STRIKE of the VERY SCARCE WELSHPOOL SOLID-CENTRE MALTESE CROSS (note particularly the small central diamond characteristic of this difficult MX). BASAL SHIFT, void NE, and 'E' misplaced left. Cat.750+. New!

85.00

RM:4112
RM:4112
8

BS5

16

OF

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, and top of SW doubled. Cat.70. New!

16.50

RM:4111
RM:4111
8

BS5

16

PD

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, slight BASAL SHIFT, and W frame-line weak. Cat.70. New!

16.50

RM:4113
RM:4113
8

BS6tn

17

DB

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a neat almost COMPLETE strike of the LONDON I MALTESE CROSS. HGL VALUE (faint and high - not listed Statham or Fisher/Brown), and 'D' misplaced high right. Cat.80+. New!

32.50

RM:3392
RM:3392
8

BS6

17

KE

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Blur outside NW. Cat.80. 20.00
RM:3846
RM:3846
8

BS6d

17

PF

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, and 'P' misplaced right and tilted W. Cat.90. 22.50
RM:2987
RM:2987
8

BS6

17

RB

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this DIFFICULT plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced slightly low. Cat.80. 20.00
RM:4116
RM:4116
8

BS7

18

CG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good even margins, cancelled low right with a neat black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A WORN state of the plate, showing a HGL SW. Cat.135+. New!

35.00

RM:3805
RM:3805
8

BS7

18

DA

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ MARGINAL single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-mostly HUGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. NOTE: the dots SW noted by Statham are not apparent, presumably because of plate wear. Cat.135. 37.50
RM:4117
RM:4117
8

BS7c

18

DL

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BURR-RUB 'POSTAGE' and CONSTANT VARIETY: mark below 'L'; also slight basal shift, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.155. New!

40.00

RM:3804
RM:3804
8

BS7

18

GF

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. VGL SE, NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'G' misplaced low left. Cat.135. 38.50
RM:4118
RM:4118
8

BS7

18

IG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced left. Cat.135. New!

35.00

RM:2965
RM:2965
8

BS7

18

KI

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. WORN plate, die dot, and letters misplaced low, with the 'I' tilted E. Cat.135. 35.00

 

RM:3029
RM:3029
8

BS7

18

LG

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, in a DEEPISH shade, with four good even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Top of SW doubled, and 'L' misplaced right. Cat.135. 35.00
RM:3968
RM:3968
8

BS7b

18

MH

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a slightly smudged black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'M' tilted W. Cat.150. New!

35.00

RM:3889
RM:3889
8

BS7b,d & B1tw

18

MJ

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good even margins, but ink stain on back just showing through on front inside SE corner, and tiny marginal thin above SW corner, cancelled with a FINE clear three-quarter strike of the VERY RARE WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE MALTESE CROSS. Slight basal shift, HGL SW, and 'J' FLAW. Cat.6,000. 1,250.00
RM:4115
RM:4115
8

BS7b

18

QD

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCE plate, with four good even margins, but minor marginal faults at base, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. A WORN state of the plate, showing a clear BASAL SHIFT. Cat.150. New!

30.00

RM:3039
RM:3039
8

BS8

19

BD

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL SE, VGL NE, and letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.70+. 16.50
RM:3620
RM:3620
8

BS8g

19

CI

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL VALUE, SE & SW. Cat.80. 25.00
RM:4091
RM:4091
8a,k

BS8ts

19

DA

1841 1d Red-brown on Very Blue paper A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled high right with a FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE PLYMOUTH 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS (slightly larger and SCARCER than the similar but slightly later Norwich MX). VGL NE(f), HGL SE, and letters misplaced low and high respectively, the 'A' with extended serif. Cat.550+. New!

135.00

RM:3571
RM:3571
8

BS8

19

GC

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL BELOW BASE-LINE, VGLs NE & SE, and 'C' misplaced high. Cat.80+. 18.50
RM:4122
RM:4122
8

BS8e

19

JJ

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled high right with an indistinct black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'J' FLAWS, with both letters misplaced low. Cat.80+. New!

22.50

RM:4121
RM:4121
8

BS8

19

NE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four close(S)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. Slight basal shift. Cat.70+. New!

15.00

RM:3569
RM:3569
8

BS8

19

NF

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL BELOW BASE-LINE, VGLs NE & SE, top of SE doubled, and letters misplaced low. Cat.80+. 19.50
RM:4120
RM:4120
10

BS8

19

RK

1841 1d Deep Red-brown A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a FINE RICH DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with an indistinct black Maltese Cross. Upper E blurred, and 'K' misplaced high right. Cat.70+. New!

18.50

RM:3090
RM:3090
8

BS9

20

FJ

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'J' tilted E. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4125
RM:4125
8

BS9

20

GG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. UNEVEN LETTER PUNCHING, with W 'G' very lightly struck. Also slight basal shift, and E 'G' misplaced left. Cat.65+. New!

16.50

RM:3092
RM:3092
8

BS9

20

KI

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. SW corner frame-line extending W, and VGL NE. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3091
RM:3091
8

BS9

20

OA

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good even margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, slight basal shift, 'O' misplaced high right, and 'A' tilted W. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4124
RM:4124
8

BS9

20

TC

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. VGLs NE & SE, top SE doubled, and 'T' tilted W. Cat.65+. New!

16.50

RM:3135
RM:3135
8

BS9

20

TL

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled centre right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing die dot, and 'T' tilted W. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3256
RM:3256
8

BS10

21

AD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled low right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with the 'A' misplaced high. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:2214
RM:2214
8

BS10

21

BI-BK

1841 1d Red A good-to-VFU SCARCE STRIP OF THREE, touched SW of 'BI', but otherwise with LARGE margins all round, with faint creases in margins between, cancelled with black Maltese Crosses. NE break on all, and also VGLs NE and SE on 'BJ'. SCARCE and ATTRACTIVE in spite of faults... Cat.220+. 45.00
RM:4093
RM:4093
8

BS10ty

21

DI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(lower W)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled high with a SUPERB almost COMPLETE strike of the EDINBURGH 'SPECIAL' BALLOON TYPE I MALTESE CROSS. VGL NE, and letters misplaced right and high respectively. Cat.120. New!

25.00

RM:3575
RM:3575
8

BS10

21

EB

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. NE break, and E of NE, and SE weak. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4127
RM:4127
8

BS10

21

EL

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. GD SE, SE weak, 'E' tilted W, and 'L' misplaced low. Cat.65+. New!

18.50

RM:3136
RM:3136
8

BS10

21

FI

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD within. VGLs NE (extending N) and SE, SE weak, and letters misplaced high left and left. Cat.65. 17.50
RM:3097
RM:3097
8

BS10

21

HC

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, SE and base of SW weak, 'H' weak, and 'C' misplaced left. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3576
RM:3576
8

BS10

21

KJ

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGLs NE & SE, top of SW doubled, SE weak, and letters misplaced left and low left. Cat.65+. 16.50
RM:3258
RM:3258
8

BS10

21

MF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four well-clear(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. SE weak, and 'F' misplaced right. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3577
RM:3577
8

BS10

21

OB

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE within. Top of SW doubled, die dot, SE weak, and 'B' misplaced high. Cat.65+. 16.50
RM:3259
RM:3259
8

BS10

21

PC

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled centre left with a black Maltese Cross, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. Die dot, and 'P' misplaced right. Cat.65. 17.50
RM:4081
RM:4081
8

BS10ti

21

QA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, but close at upper E, lightly cancelled with a FINE almost COMPLETE STRIKE of the VERY SCARCE KELSO MALTESE CROSS (note the unusual clogged central diamond). WORN plate, in STATE 1 before the repair, with weak SE, die dot, and 'Q' misplaced high. Cat.800. New!

150.00

RM:3662
RM:3662
8

BS10d

21

TJ

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, NE break, guide dot SE, and 'T' misplaced low left. Cat.70. 16.50
RM:4074
RM:4074
8

BS11te

22

OE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, but just touched at SE corner, and with marginal cut at SW corner clear of design, lightly cancelled with a FINE COMPLETE STRIKE of the RARE COVENTRY MALTESE CROSS. NE break. Cat.1000. New!

225.00

C:RM:1656
C:1656
8
*

BS11

22

PI

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, on neat small MOURNING ENVELOPE to London, dated 29 July 1842, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Point of origin unknown (very faint CDS on back), and curious as yet unidentified circular postal marking alongside stamp. CONSTANT VARIETY: base of SW recut and doubled; also NE break, and letters misplaced right and low left. Cat.120+. New!

35.00

 

RM:4128
RM:4128
8

BS11tl

22

QK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(S)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a slightly smudged strike of the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. NE break, die dot, 'Q' misplaced low right, and 'K' tilted E. Cat.600. New!

125.00

RM:3581
RM:3581
8

BS12

23

EI

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, lightly cancelled low right with a part black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NE breaks, SE weak, and 'I' tilted E. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3107
RM:3107
8

BS12

23

IK

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled centre right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NE breaks, die dot, and 'I' misplaced low. Cat.65. 17.50
RM:4075
RM:4075
8

BS12te

23

KC

1841 1d Red-brown A GU single, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but close-to-trimmed E, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a good LARGE PART STRIKE of the RARE COVENTRY MALTESE CROSS. NE breaks, SE and SW weak, and 'K' misplaced very low. Cat.1000. New!

100.00

RM:3422
RM:3422
8

BS12

23

KH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, SE weak, and 'H' misplaced high left. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3916
RM:3916
8

BS12sc

23

LA

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a neat full strike of a SCARCE BLUE MALTESE CROSS. NE breaks, and letters misplaced low and high right. Cat.675. New!

175.00

RM:3769
RM:3769
8

BS12

23

MG

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, left leg of 'M' weak, and 'G' misplaced high left. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3140
RM:3140
8

BS12

23

QG

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-mostly HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, SE weak, and 'Q' misplaced high. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3631
RM:3631
8

BS12

23

TD

1841 1d Red A SUPERB USED single, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. NE breaks, GD SE, and letters misplaced low left and high right. Cat.65. 20.00
RM:3971
RM:3971
8

BS13

24

DA-DB

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR, with four close(-but-clear-SW)-to-mostly HUGE margins, lightly cancelled with neat black Maltese Crosses. NE breaks on both, and 'D's misplaced low left; 'DB' VGL NE, and SE corner frame-line extending S. Cat.160. New!

45.00

RM:3423
RM:3423
8

BS13

24

DC

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled centre right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving slender CLEAR PROFILE. Base of SE weak. (No NE breaks this lettering.) Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3584
RM:3584
8

BS13

24

GC

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, die dot, SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced high left and low. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3974
RM:3974
8

BS13c,sc

24

MJ

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with an indistinct strike of a SCARCE BLUE MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW, NE breaks, VGL outside NE, and 'M' weak. Cat.675. New!

165.00

RM:3142
RM:3142
8

BS13a

24

OD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four well-clear(SE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. DOUBLE LETTER 'D', SE corner frame-line extending E, NE breaks, die dot, and 'D' tilted E. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3425
RM:3425
8

BS13

24

QD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, and 'D' tilted E. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:2440
RM:2440
8

BS13

24

QF

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, and die dot. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:3143
RM:3143
8

BS13

24

TF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, GD SE, and 'T' with defective serifs. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3626
RM:3626
8

BS14

25

DH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL NE(f), and 'H' misplaced left. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3586
RM:3586
8

BS14

25

HC

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-mostly VERY LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL NE(f), and 'H' misplaced high and tilted W. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:2708
RM:2708
8

BS14

25

LA

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL SE, and letters misplaced right. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3187
RM:3187
8

BS14,B1to

25

LH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a good example of the LONDON II 'BROKEN POINTS' MALTESE CROSS. NE breaks, top SW doubled, and blurs SE. Cat.110. 27.50
RM:3450
RM:3450
8

BS14

25

MI

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four close-but-clear(SE)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL NE, SW weak, and SE recut and skewed. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:3451
RM:3451
8

BS14

25

OK

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with an indistinct black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, and VGL NE. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:4130
RM:4130
8

BS14

25

PF

1841 1d Red-brown A SUPERB USED single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE, NE breaks, SE corner frame-line extending E, and 'P' misplaced high right. Cat.65+. New!

22.50

RM:2453
RM:2453
8

BS14

25

QG

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL NE, and base of SE weak. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:2451
RM:2451
8

BS14

25

QJ

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:4088
RM:4088
8

BS14ts

25

QL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but with narrow vertical marginal thin SE, cancelled with a FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NORWICH 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETY: two GDs SE. Also NE breaks, and 'Q' misplaced high. Cat.550. New!

100.00

RM:4129
RM:4129
8

BS14c

25

RE

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: top of 'E' weak; also VGL NE, and NE breaks. Cat.65+. New!

16.50

RM:4132
RM:4132
8

BS14c

25

RE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(SW)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: top of 'E' weak; also VGL NE, and NE breaks. Cat.65+. New!

15.00

RM:3145
RM:3145
8

BS14,B1tl

25

RF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a good example of the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. NE breaks, and VGL NE. Cat.600+. 150.00
RM:3146
RM:3146
8

BS14

25

TJ

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single in a DEEPISH shade, with four HUGE even margins, but cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, GD SE, die dot, and 'T' with extended serif. Cat.65. 17.50
RM:3587
RM:3587
8

BS15

26

BD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, VGLs NE and SE, and letters misplaced low. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4100
RM:4100
8k

BS15h,tl

26

CA

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, but small stain (possibly bleach drop?) above 'A' square, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE LEEDS 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETY: vertical mark inside SE. Also 1842-43, Ray Flaws, NE void, and 'A' blind. Cat.600+. New!

125.00

RM:3768
RM:3768
8

BS15h

26

DJ

1841 1d Red-brown A SUPERB USED single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. WORN plate, showing 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, SW weak, and faint 'J' FLAW. Cat.70. 22.50
RM:2461
RM:2461
8

BS15

26

GA

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, VGLs NE and SE, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:3765
RM:3765
8

BS15ts

26

HK

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(-but-clear E)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a good strike of the SCARCE DISTINCTIVE NORWICH MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, SW weak, and letters misplaced high and low. Cat.550. 120.00
RM:4089
RM:4089
8

BS15ts

26

IA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but with slight hinge thin, lightly cancelled low right with a FINE three-quarter strike of the SCARCE NORWICH 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, VGL NE, and 'I' with weak serif. Cat.550. New!

120.00

RM:4067
RM:4067
12

BS15sc

26

IK

1841 1d Orange-brown A VFU single in the SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade (UNUSUAL on the earlier plates), with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a neat SCARCE BLUE MALTESE CROSS. Void NE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'K' tilted E. Cat.675+. New!

195.00

RM:4092
RM:4092
8

BS16bd,ts

27

JL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four close(just touched SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a FINE COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NORWICH 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW, HGL and GD SE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and void NE. Cat.550. New!

110.00

RM:4090
RM:4090
8

BS16ts

27

LD

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(NE)-to-good even margins, cancelled with an unusually firm almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NORWICH 'SPECIAL' MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, void NE, HGL SW, and SE corner frame-line extending S (faint). Cat.550. New!

120.00

RM:2463
RM:2463
8

BS16

27

MI

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a slightly smudged black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, and VGLs NE and SE. Cat.65. 12.50
RM:3757
RM:3757
8

BS16

27

NF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a superb neat black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, VGLs NE & SE (the latter extending S), and 'N' misplaced left. Cat.65+. 16.50
RM:3588
RM:3588
8

BS16

27

PH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, SE weak and frame-line extending S, and 'H' misplaced high left and tilted W. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4101
RM:4101
8

BS16b,th

27

RL

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(NE)-to-good even margins, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE GREENOCK MALTESE CROSS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing CONSTANT VARIETY: GD SE; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, void NE, and 'R' misplaced right. Cat.250. New!

55.00

RM:4133
RM:4133
8

BS16b

27

TL

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with two fragements of black Maltese Crosses. CONSTANT VARIETY: GD/dash SE; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and void NE. Cat.65+. New!

18.50

RM:3151
RM:3151
8

BS17

28

AL

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, and 'A' misplaced right. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3117
RM:3117
8

BS17

28

EA

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot in margin W of SW, and also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, faint VGL NE, and VGL SE. Cat.65+. 16.50
RM:3759
RM:3759
8

BS17

28

FF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled low right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving part CLEAR HEAD. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE corner frame-line extending E, VGL NE, and W 'F' misplaced high. Cat.65+. 17.50
RM:4134
RM:4134
8

BS17

28

HI

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single, with four good(SE)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing HGL SE; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced to centre. Cat.65+. New!

18.50

RM:4135
RM:4135
8

BS17ty

28

IC

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four close(NE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the EDINBURGH TYPE 6 'BALLOON' SPECIAL MALTESE CROSS. HGLs SE & SW, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'C' misplaced left. Cat.120. New!

30.00

RM:3150
RM:3150
8

BS17

28

PK

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four HUGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'K' tilted E. Cat.65. 20.00
RM:2479
RM:2479
8

BS18

29

LE

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with two good, and two HUGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE and SE recut, and HGL SW. Cat.65. 13.50
RM:4136
RM:4136
8

BS18

29

PF

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL SE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'F' misplaced high. Cat.65+. New!

16.50

RM:4071
RM:4071
8

BS18td

29

TJ

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, but small hinge thin, cancelled with a FINE neat large part strike of the SCARCE CORK MALTESE CROSS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing CONSTANT VARIETIES: GD outside SE, and distinctive wide 'J'; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'T' misplaced left. Cat.400+. New!

65.00

RM:3053
RM:3053
8

BS19

30

EJ

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, and letters misplaced high left, with the 'J' round-footed. Cat.120. 30.00
RM:4138
RM:4138
8

BS19

30

JH

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot SE; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.120+. New!

30.00

RM:4086
RM:4086
8

BS19tm

30

NL

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled high right with a FINE neat large part strike of the SCARCE LIMERICK MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Cat.500+. New!

150.00

RM:4076
RM:4076
8

BS19tf

30

OB

1841 1d Red-brown A SUPERB USED single from this SCARCER plate, with four mostly LARGE even margins, cancelled low right with a FINE neat large part strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN II MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. CONSTANT VARIETY: tiny blur in 'O' (very weak); also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, and 'B' misplaced high. Cat.150+. New!

55.00

RM:2923
RM:2923
8

BS19

30

PB

1841 1d Red A SUPERB USED single from this SCARCER plate, with four VERY LARGE-to-HUGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced right and high respectively. Cat.120. 40.00
RM:4097
RM:4097
8

BS19tf

30

PG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCER plate, with four close(SE)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a FINE central almost COMPLETE strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN I MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, die dotE, and letters misplaced high to centre. Cat.150+. New!

35.00

RM:3262
RM:3262
8

BS20

31

AK

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced low and high right, with the 'K' tilted E. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:2888
RM:2888
8

BS2o,B1ts

31

AL

1841 1d Red A FU single, with four close-but-just-clear(N)-to-good margins, cancelled with an interesting very DISTORTED strike of the VERY SCARCE NORWICH/PLYMOUTH MALTESE CROSS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, and letters misplaced high left. Cat.550+. 75.00
RM:3593
RM:3593
8

BS20

31

BD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGLs NE and SE, and letters misplaced low right and left respectively, with the base of the 'B' weak. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:4085
RM:4085
8

BS20tf

31

CK

1841 1d Red-brown A SUPERB USED single, with four good-to-mostly HUGE margins, cancelled with a FINE COMPLETE CENTRAL STRIKE of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN II MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETIES: scratch above NW, and dot SE; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, HGL SE (high and faint), 'C' misplaced left, and 'K' tilted W. Cat.150+. New!

55.00

RM:3809
RM:3809
8

BS20

31

GB

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, but very faint diagonal crease at SW corner, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE (very faint), 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced high left. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3810
RM:3810
8

BS20

31

KF

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. VGL NE (faint), 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'F' misplaced high left. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3811
RM:3811
8

BS20

31

ME

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'E' misplaced high left. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:4098
RM:4098
8

BS20a,tu

31

OH

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a FINE almost COMPLETE central strike of the DISTINCTIVE STIRLING MALTESE CROSS. DOUBLE LETTER 'H', 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'Q' misplaced low right. Cat.150+. New!

40.00

RM:2486
RM:2486
8

BS20

31

QD

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws. Cat.65. 12.50
RM:3594
RM:3594
8

BS20

31

TH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'T' misplaced low left. Cat.65. 15.00
C:RM:1406
C:1406
8
*

BS21,B1ts

32

LH

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, on empty wrapper Norwich to Bungay, dated 21 September 1843, cancelled and tied with a nice example of the SCARCE DISTINCTIVE NORWICH MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark in top of 'H'. Also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE corner frame-line extending E, and slight basal shift. RARE ON COVER. Cat.1800. 450.00

 

RM:4102
RM:4102
8

BS22tf

33

BE

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(SW)-to-HUGE margins, cancelled high with a FINE neat large part strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN I MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, HGL SE, NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced high and left respectively. Cat.150. New!

35.00

RM:3736
RM:3736
8

BS22

33

GJ

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled high right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving slender large part CLEAR PROFILE. VGL SE, blurs in 'ONE', 'G' misplaced high left, and the 'J' round-footed. Cat.65+. 16.50
RM:3761
RM:3761
8

BS22

33

IA

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four VERY LARGE-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced high to centre, with the 'A' nearly blind. Cat.65. 18.50
RM:3817
RM:3817
8

BS23

34

CL

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four mostly LARGE-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD outside SE, and letters misplaced high left. Cat.65. 18.50
RM:3214
RM:3214
8

BS24

35

FB

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled centre right with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 1842-43 Ray Flaws. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3263
RM:3263
8

BS24

35

JK

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: bottom serifs of 'K' weak; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'K' misplaced high. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:4094
RM:4094
8a

BS24c,ty

35

KE

1841 1d Red-brown on VERY BLUE paper A FU+ single, with four just clear(N)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a SUPERB COMPLETE central strike of the EDINBURGH 'SPECIAL' BALLOON TYPE 4 MALTESE CROSS. DOUBLE LETTER 'K', 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'E' misplaced high. Cat.120. New!

25.00

RM:3264
RM:3264
8

BS24

35

NL

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four well-clear(SE)-to VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, GD SE, and letters misplaced right and high left, with the 'L' tilted W. Cat.65. 16.50
RM:3185
RM:3185
8

BS24

35

QH

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with two black Maltese Crosses. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'H' misplaced high left. Cat.65. 20.00
RM:3917
RM:3917
8k

BS25

36

IE

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four LARGE-to-HUGE margins, but corner bend SE, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. IVORY HEAD. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE corner frame-line extending E, and DEFECTIVE 'I' misplaced right. Cat.65+. New!

17.50

RM:4080
RM:4080
8a

BS25th

36

KA

1841 1d Red-brown on Very Blue paper A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE GREENOCK MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, top of SE doubled, and letters misplaced right and high respectively, with the 'A' blind. Cat.250. New!

65.00

RM:4069
RM:4069
8

BS25a,td

36

QF

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single, with four close(NE)-to-good margins, cancelled with a FINE three-quarter strike of the SCARCE CORK MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, BASAL SHIFT, HGL VALUE, and letters misplaced high right and high. Cat.400. New!

75.00

RM:2510
RM:2510
8

BS25

36

RI

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four LARGE if somewhat uneven margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and slight basal shift. Cat.65. 15.00
RM:2639
RM:2639
8

BS26,B1ts

37

EB

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four clear(SE)-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a weak but identifiable strike of the SCARCE NORWICH MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced high right. Cat.550+. 45.00
RM:4139
RM:4139
8a

BS26

37

GD

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE even margins, cancelled with a slightly smudged black Maltese Cross. Faint PLATE DOT in E margin, and letters misplaced high left. Cat.110. New!

27.50

RM:3009
RM:3009
8

BS26

37

LD

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly HUGE margins, cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. Clear PLATE DOT in centre of E margin, and also letters misplaced high left. Cat.110. 27.50
RM:3962
RM:3962
8

BS26A

38

LH

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NW corner frame-line extending W, and top of NE weak. Cat.100. New!

25.00

RM:4070
RM:4070
8

BS26Ab,td

38

OI

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with 3.5 good-to-LARGE margins, but into lower E and with horizontal crease, cancelled centre right with a LOVELY neat three-quarter strike of the SCARCE CORK MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. BASAL SHIFT, and heavy blur NW. Cat.400. New!

45.00

RM:2529
RM:2529
8

BS26A

38

QL

1841 1d Red Ex Geoffrey MASON, a VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four clear(NE)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. GD SE, and 'Q' misplaced high. Cat.100. 22.50
RM:3967
RM:3967
8a

BS26Ab

38

RC

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, a WORN plate on VERY BLUE paper, with four close-but-clear(NE and SW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT (slight), corners weak NE/NW/SW, and letters misplaced to centre. Cat.110+. New!

22.50

RM:4072
RM:4072
8

BS26Bta

39

KE

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but close-to-trimmed W, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE BELFAST MALTESE CROSS. Blur NW, SE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low right and right, and tilted W. Cat.240. New!

35.00

RM:3059
RM:3059
8a

BS26B

39

ND

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four LARGE even margins, neatly cancelled with TWO strikes of a black Maltese Cross. Blurs NW and SW. Cat.100. 25.00
RM:2852
RM:2852
8a

BS26B

39

OA

1841 1d Red A VFU MARGINAL single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.100. 23.50
RM:3012
RM:3012
8

BS26B

39

PG

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close-to-VERY LARGE uneven margins, neatly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Slight basal and upper border shifts. Cat.100. 22.50
RM:3969
RM:3969
8

BS26Bc,d

39

QB

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. BASAL SHIFT, N FRAME-LINE RECUT & EXTENDING E, and 'B' misplaced low right. Cat.100+. New!

30.00

RM:2248
RM:2248
8

BS26B

39

RK

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a smudged black Maltese Cross. Blurs NW and SW, and 'K' misplaced low. Cat.100. 22.50
RM:3219
RM:3219
8

BS26Bc

39

TK

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Good BASAL SHIFT, blurs NW and SW, and 'T' misplaced high left. Cat.100+. 27.50
C:RM:1659
C:1659
8
*

BS26C

40

AD

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL PLATE, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, on neat small EMPTY ENVELOPE Sleaford (Lincs) to Edinburgh, dated 8 January 1844, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing a CONSTANT VARIETY: dot SE; also BASAL SHIFT, and letters misplaced low right and high left. Cat.140+ (for single OFF COVER). New!

55.00

 

RM:4082
RM:4082
8a

BS26Ctf

40

QF

1841 1d Red-brown on Very Blue paper A FU single from this SCARCER TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly HUGE margins, but close E, cancelled with a VERY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN I MALTESE CROSS. Letters misplaced high right and right, the 'F' with extended serif. Cat.150+. New!

40.00

RM:4141
RM:4141
8

BS26D

41

FD

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this SCARCER TRANSITIONAL plate, with four clear(SW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Gritty inclusion below base of bust. CONSTANT VARIETY: blur SE; also HGL VALUE & SE, and VGL SE. Cat.110+. New!

25.00

RM:4078
RM:4078
8

BS26Dtf

41

KI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this SCARCER TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NW)-to-mostly good even margins, cancelled with a FINE three-quarter strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN I MALTESE CROSS. 'K' misplaced right. Cat.150+. New!

32.50

C:RM:1651
C:1651
8
*

BS26Etm

42

IA-JA

1841 1d Red-brown, a G-VFU SCARCE VERTICAL PAIR from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL PLATE, 'IA' with good-to-VERY LARGE margins, 'JA' cut into at left and bottom, on flimsy ENTIRE LETTER Limerick to London on 15-16 MAY 1844 (a LATE use of the Maltese Cross even in Ireland), cancelled with two indistinct strikes of the RARE LIMERICK MALTESE CROSS. Receipted at Limerick Post Office on 14 May, but marked with boxed 'TOO LATE'. 'IA': blur SE, and letters misplaced high right and low, with the 'A' blind; 'JA': HGL VALUE, and 'A' misplaced high. Cat.1900+ (for single stamp on cover with Limerick MX). New!

385.00

 

RM:4073
RM:4073
8

BS26Ef,ta

42

OA

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NE)-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled high with a FINE three-quarter strike of the SCARCE BELFAST MALTESE CROSS. HGL VALUE & SE, blur round 'O', and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.240+. New!

55.00

RM:4079
RM:4079
8

BS26Etf

42

SI

1841 1d Red-brown A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a VERY FINE COMPLETE strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN II MALTESE CROSS. Letters misplaced high, and 'S' tilted W. Cat.150+. New!

40.00

RM:4142
RM:4142
8

BS26F

43

OC

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four close(NW & SE)-to-LARGE margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 'O' misplaced right. Cat.150. New!

32.50

RM:4077
RM:4077
8

BS26Htf

45

JA

1841 1d Red-brown A GU+ single from this VERY SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good(SE)-to-VERY LARGE margins, but central diagonal crease, lightly cancelled with a VERY FINE COMPLETE neat strike of the DISTINCTIVE DUBLIN II MALTESE CROSS. 'J' tilted W. Cat.150+. New!

25.00

RM:4119
RM:4119
8

BS27c

48

FG

1841 1d Red-brown A FU+ single from this MID-1844 plate, with four good margins except just touched below NE corner, cancelled with a complete neat strike of a black MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETIES: 'E' AND 'T' FLAWS; also letters misplaced low and high left. NOTES: Plates after 45 used with Maltese Cross are scarce, having been superceded generally by numeral cancels in May 1844. Plate 48 was put to press on 19 June 1844, and earliest known use is 6 August 1844 (Statham). Cat.150++ (for Plate 45 used with MX). New!

50.00

RM:4087
RM:4087
8

BS27a,tb

53

DI

1841 1d Red-brown A FU single from this EARLY 1845 plate, with four close margins, cancelled with an UNUSUALLY FINE almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE BRIGHTON MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETIES: 'E' FLAW, and blur to right of 'I'; also top NE weak, and letters misplaced high. NOTES: Plates after 45 used with Maltese Cross are scarce, and it is also interesting to note that Rockoff & Jackson record the Brighton MX in use as late as 16 April 1844, shortly before the general introduction of the numeral cancels. Plate 53 was put to press on 7 January 1845, and earliest known use is 9 March 1845 (Statham). Cat.380++. New!

125.00

1843-44 LONDON CHIEF OFFICE: NUMBERS IN MALTESE CROSS
RM:3640
RM:3640
8m

BS19-26A,B1ua-ul

30-38

Various

1841 1d Red A selection of good used, mostly 3-4 margin singles, with some faults, comprising a SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF TWELVE good-to-mostly FINE legible strikes of the SCARCE LONDON NUMBERS '1-12' IN MALTESE CROSS... NO.1: Plate 30 'NJ' (SCARCE plate), NO.2: 30 'FE' (SCARCE plate), NO.3: 33 'OF', VERY SCARCE NO.4: 37 'PB', NO.5: 33 'HK', NO.6: 37 'IF', NO.7: 32 'TE', NO.8: 34 'EH', NO.9: 33 'DD', SCARCE NO.10: 38 'CK', SCARCE NO.11: 32 'BF' (a MISSING IMPRIMATUR), SCARCE NO.12: 32 'NK'. A USEFUL lot... Cat.3045+. 300.00
RM:3192
RM:3192
8m

BS26D,B1ua

41

RK-RL

1841 1d Red A VFU SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-HUGE margins, but some toning, cancelled with two overlapping strikes of the SCARCE NUMBER '1' IN MALTESE CROSS. 'RK': blur SW, and 'R' misplaced right; 'RL': 'L' misplaced high left. Cat.360+. 95.00
RM:3638
RM:3638
8m

BS26,B1ub

37

JF

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a slightly smudged strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '2' IN MALTESE CROSS. Blur NW. Cat.180+. 38.50
RM:3815
RM:3815
8

BS23uc

34

EH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four close-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with an almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NO.3 IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL SE, and 'E' misplaced high right. Cat.225. 60.00
RM:3716
RM:3716
8m

BS2Fc,d,B1uc

43

HI-HJ

1841 1d Red A GU+ SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with LARGE margins N and E, but close-to-trimmed W and S, cancelled with two FINE neat strikes of the SCARCER NUMBER '3' IN MALTESE CROSS. 'HI' HGL VALUE and SE; 'HJ': 'J' FLAW. Cat.450+. 50.00
RM:3972
RM:3972
8m

BS19a,f

30

CF

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCER plate, with four clear(NW)-to-mostly LARGE margins, cancelled with a LOVELY neat large part strike of the SCARCE NO.6 IN MALTESE CROSS. DOUBLE LETTER 'F', VGL NE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced high left and low left. Cat.160+. New!

45.00

RM:3622
RM:3622
8m

BS21,B1uf

32

LF

1841 1d Red A VFU+ single, with four good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a FINE large part strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '6' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, HGLs SE & SW, and 'L' tilted W. Cat.160+. 48.00
RM:3650
RM:3650
8m

BS25,B1uf

36

GK

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a FINE strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '6' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, slight basal shift, and 'K' misplaced high. Cat.160+. 40.00
RM:2804
RM:2804
8m

BS25,B1uf

36

LA

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled low with a large part SCARCE NUMBER '6' IN MALTESE CROSS, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, HGL value, and 'A' misplaced high. Cat.160+. 28.50
RM:3735
RM:3735
8m

BS21,B1uh

32

QF

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a neat almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '8' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, blur NW, and 'Q' misplaced high. Cat.160+. 40.00
RM:3084
RM:3084
8m

BS6h,B1ui

17

AD

1841 1d Red A FU single, a VERY LATE USE of this EARLY plate, with four close(but clear SW)-to-good even margins, neatly cancelled with a large part FINE strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '9' IN MALTESE CROSS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR in the SCARCE STATE 2 after repair, showing thinned check-letters. Cat.220++. 65.00
RM:3818
RM:3818
8

BS23b,ui

34

JH

1841 1d Red A FU+ single, with four close-to-good margins, cancelled with an almost COMPLETE strike of the SCARCE NO.9 IN MALTESE CROSS. DOUBLE LETTER 'J' (misplaced low left), 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, and NE corner frame-line extending E. Cat.180+. 40.00
RM:3648
RM:3648
8m

BS25,B1ui

36

OA

1841 1d Red A FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a large part strike of the SCARCE NUMBER '9' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, top SE and SW doubled, and letters misplaced high and low. Cat.180+. 40.00
RM:1986
RM:1986
8m

BS16, B1uj

27

PC

1841 1d Red A FU+ single, with four clear-to-LARGE margins (close but clear NW), cancelled with a good strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' in MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, void NE, HGLs SE and SW, and letters misplaced to centre. Cat.320+. 45.00
RM:2956
RM:2956
8m

BS22,B1uj

33

CG

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and 'C' misplaced left. Cat.320+. 75.00
RM:3015
RM:3015
8m

BS22,B1uj

33

KD

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-HUGE margins, cancelled with a very faint strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS (identified by the width of the inner arms, and visible under colour balance manipulation). 1842-43 Ray Flaws, slight basal shift, 'K' tilted E, and 'D' misplaced low left. Cat.320. 50.00
RM:3618
RM:3618
8m

BS23,B1uj

34

CH

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a good strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. HGL VALUE & SE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced high left, with the 'C' tilted E. Cat.320+. 85.00
C:RM:1606
C:1606
8
*

BS23c,uj

34

PJ-PK

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU+ VERY SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR, with four close(just clear)S-to-VERY LARGE margins, on London local EMPTY WRAPPER, dated 1 February 1844, cancelled with two strikes of the VERY SCARCE NO.10 IN MALTESE CROSS. 'P' RECUT 'PJ' (larger loop), HGLs SE & SW (both), HGL VALUE & VGL SE 'PK', and 1842-43 Ray Flaws. Cat.2000+. New!

295.00

 

RM:3719
RM:3719
8m

BS26,B1uj

37

BI

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a neat large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing PLATE DOT E, and 'B' misplaced right. Cat.320+. 85.00
RM:3965
RM:3965
8m

BS26uj

37

RE

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four clear-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a small part indistinct but identifiable strike of the VERY SCARCE NO.10 IN MALTESE CROSS. SE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and 'E' misplaced high right. Cat.320+. New!

50.00

RM:3763
RM:3763
8a,m

BS26A,B1uj

38

EA

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, on VERY BLUE paper, with four good-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. Blur outside NW, and letters misplaced high and low right respectively, with the 'A' blind and tilted W. Cat.320+. 75.00
RM:3835
RM:3835
8m

BS26B,B1uj

39

NA

1841 1d Red A FU+ single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four well-clear(E)-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. Letters misplaced high and low right respectively, with the 'A' tilted W. Cat.320+. 55.00
RM:3651
RM:3651
8m

BS26Bd,B1uj

39

QA

1841 1d Red A VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, lightly cancelled with a neat large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '10' IN MALTESE CROSS. BASAL SHIFT, TOP FRAME-LINE RECUT, and 'A' misplaced low right. Cat.320+. 85.00
C:RM:1604
C:1604
8
*

BS26Guj

44

LD

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU single from this VERY SCARCE TRANSITIONAL PLATE, with good-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, but just touched at NW corner, on London local ENTIRE LETTER, dated 15 APRIL 1844 (a LATE use of the Maltese Cross during its final month of use), cancelled with a FINE large part strike of the VERY SCARCE NO.10 IN MALTESE CROSS. CONSTANT VARIETY: blur on top of 'L' (not mentioned Statham but clearly visible on the Imprimatur), and letters misplaced left and high left. Cat.1000+. New!

225.00

 

RM:3647
RM:3647
8m

BS25e,B1uk

36

EJ

1841 1d Red A FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins (close but clear below NW), lightly cancelled with a decent part strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '11' IN MALTESE CROSS. 'J' FLAW, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL NE, and letters misplaced high right and low left. Cat.350+. 75.00
RM:3253
RM:3253
8m

BS21,B1ul

32

CB

1841 1d Red A VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, cancelled with a good, slightly fuzzy, but almost COMPLETE strike of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '12' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NW blurred and extending W, and letters misplaced low left and high right. Cat.350+. 85.00
RM:2959
RM:2959
8m

BS24,B1ul

35

BB-BC

1841 1d Red A F-VFU SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR, with margins all round, close-but-clear S of 'BC', otherwise LARGE-to-VERY LARGE, neatly cancelled with TWO FINE strikes of the VERY SCARCE NUMBER '12' IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws on both, and VGL NE, and letters misplaced right and high respectively on 'BB'. Cat.700++. 195.00

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