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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
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

 

C:RM:1481
C:1481
8
*

BS3d

14

QB

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT EARLY plate, with four clear(upper W)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, on tiny but tatty ENTIRE LETTER Barrow-upon-Humber to Brigg, dated 21 December 1841, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Fine SCARCE BARROW-UPON-HUMBER UDC. Major BASAL SHIFT, NE break, and a WORN state of the plate. Cat.200+. 65.00

 

C:RM:1519
C:1519
10
*

BS4

15

KL

1841 1d Deep Red-brown, a FU+ single from one of the trickier EARLY plates, in a DEEP RED-BROWN shade, with four good even margins, on flimsy cut-down part ENTIRE LETTER (beautifully written!) London to Nottingham, dated 28 September 1841, neatly cancelled and just tied with a black Maltese Cross. NE break, SE corner frame-line extending SE, and 'K' misplaced low right and tilted E. Cat.135+. 30.00

 

C:RM:1744
C:1744
8
*

BS9

20

CC

1841 1d Red-brown, a SUPERB USED single, with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, on neat clean ENTIRE LETTER Kington to Stourbridge, dated 18 March 1842, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right and tied with a black Maltese Cross, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Letters misplaced slightly low left. Cat.120+. New!

40.00

 

C:RM:1660
C:1660
8
*

BS9g,th

20

OD

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single, with four good-to-mostly VAST margins, on neat ENTIRE LETTER Greenock to Edinburgh, dated 7 January 1843, cancelled and tied with a slightly blurred strike of the SCARCE DISTINCTIVE GREENOCK MALTESE CROSS. SE RECUT, and 'O' misplaced right. Cat.500+. New!

135.00

 

C:RM:1661
C:1661
8
*

BS11th

22

GF

1841 1d Red-brown, a GU single, with three good-to-LARGE margins, but trimmed N, on stained and flimsy empty WRAPPER Greenock to Paisley, dated 6 June 1843, cancelled and tied with a good strike of the SCARCE DISTINCTIVE GREENOCK MALTESE CROSS. Boxed dated Greenock and Paisley marks on obverse. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark SE, and letters misplaced left. Cat.500+. New!

50.00

 

C:RM:1673
C:1673
8
*

BS12

23

OB

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four close(NW)-to-mostly VERY LARGE even margins, on clean empty WRAPPER Chard to Wincanton (Somerset), dated 16 April 1842, lightly cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, slight basal shift, and faint VGL NE. Cat.120. New!

27.50

 

C:RM:1675
C:1675
8
*

BS13

24

LK

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, on empty ENVELOPE London to Hull, dated 11 July 1842, lightly cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. NE breaks, VGL NE, and letters misplaced high right and low. Cat.120. New!

30.00

 

C:RM:1676
C:1676
8
*

BS13

24

LL

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU single, with just four margins, very close S, but otherwise LARGE-to-VAST, including a small section of MARGINAL INSCRIPTION. On nice ENTIRE LETTER Kirkcudbright to Edinburgh, dated 27 June 1843, cancelled with a neat black Maltese Cross. CONSTANT VARIETY: guide dot SE; also NE breaks, and letters misplaced high right and low. Cat.120+. New!

27.50

 

C:RM:1669
C:1669
8
*

BS14ty

25

JF

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU single, with four close(SW)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on Edinburgh local ENTIRE LETTER Leith Walk to Penicuick, dated 8 February 1843, lightly cancelled with TWO LOVELY clean strikes of the EDINBURGH TYPE 4 BALLOON 'SPECIAL' Maltese Cross. Nice double-line 'LEITH WALK' and boxed dated 'PENNYCUICK' on obverse. NE breaks, and VGL NE. Cat.220+. New!

45.00

 

C:RM:1672
C:1672
8
*

BS14ty

25

SB

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, just touched at SE corner, but otherwise with four good-to-LARGE margins, on Edinburgh local ENTIRE LETTER, dated 24 June 1843 in text inside, cancelled with an EDINBURGH TYPE 6 BALLOON 'SPECIAL' Maltese Cross - either equal to (postmark) or preceding (inside text) the EARLIEST KNOWN USE of this Maltese Cross (Rockoff & Jackson). In STATE 1 before repair, showing NE breaks, weak E frame-line, and 'S' misplaced left. Cat.220+. New!

50.00

 

C:RM:1506
C:1506
8
*

BS15

26

FG

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four LARGE even margins, on slightly tatty ENTIRE LETTER Glasgow to Dundee, dated 10 September 1842, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and NE void. Cat.120. 30.00

 

C:RM:1666
C:1666
8
*

BS15

26

NE

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU single, with just four margins, close W but otherwise LARGE-to-VERY LARGE, on clean empty WRAPPER Bridport to Blandford (Dorset), dated 24 November 1842, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, NE void, and 'E' misplaced left. Cat.120. New!

22.50

 

C:RM:1668
C:1668
8
*

BS18

29

EC

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE even margins, on clean empty WRAPPER from ?London? to High Wycombe, dated 4 February 1843, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. HGL VALUE, VGLs NE & SE, 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters misplaced left. Cat.135+. New!

35.00

 

C:RM:1670
C:1670
8
*

BS18

29

JA

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER Liverpool to Doncaster, dated 13 January 1843, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, faint HGL SW, and 'A' tilted E. Cat.135. New!

35.00

 

C:RM:1671
C:1671
8
*

BS18

29

QB

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, with four clear(NE)-to-mostly VERY LARGE margins, on slightly grubby ENTIRE LETTER Haltwhistle (Northumbria) to Brampton (Cumbria), dated 14 April 1843, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. Light but FINE SCARCE HALTWHISTLE UDC on obverse. 1842-43 Ray Flaws, VGL SE, and letters misplaced left. Cat.135+. New!

40.00

 

C:RM:1677
C:1677
8
*

BS18b

29

SK

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single, with four good-to-mostly LARGE even margins, on neat small empty London local ENVELOPE, dated 27 March 1843, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a black Maltese Cross. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR showing DISTINCTIVE SQUAT 'S'; also 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and HGL SE. Cat.135++. New!

45.00

 

C:RM:1678
C:1678
8
*

BS19a

30

CI-CK

1841 1d Red-brown, a G-FU SCARCE STRIP OF THREE from this SCARCER plate, with mostly VERY LARGE margins all round, albeit close in a couple of places, but with almost imperceptible horizontal filing crease, on large Edinburgh local DATED PIECE (a truncated large part cover front with part back flap) of 2 February 1844, cancelled with black Maltese Crosses (probably the Edinburgh 'Common Cross'). 'CI': DOUBLE LETTER 'I', 1842-43 Ray Flaws, and letters variously misplaced. Cat.425+. New!

55.00

 

C:RM:751
C:751
8
*

BS21,B1uh

32

FB

1841 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on long entire letter London to Cullompton dated 28th November 1843, cancelled with a smudged SCARCE NO.8 IN MALTESE CROSS. 1842-43 Ray Flaws. Cat.450+. 65.00

 

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

 

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

 

C:RM:1674
C:1674
8
*

BS26Ab

38

RI

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-HUGE margins, on clean empty London local WRAPPER of 24 October 1843, cancelled with a black Maltese Cross, and also just tied by the 'LL' of a 'T.P.CORNHILL' in RED. BASAL SHIFT, NE void (not on Imprimatur), and blurs NW and SW. Cat.100++ (for single cancelled MX OFF COVER). New!

35.00

 

C:RM:1667
C:1667
8
*

BS26Bui

39

FG

1841 1d Red-brown, a GU+ single from this TRANSITIONAL plate, with three VERY LARGE-to-HUGE margins, but close-to-touched W, on clean ENTIRE LETTER London to Oxford on 31 January 1844, cancelled and tied with a FINE SCARCE NO.9 IN MALTESE CROSS. Blurs NW and SW, HGL SW, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.550. New!

75.00

 

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

 

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

 

C:RM:750
C:750
8
*

BS26E,B1uf

42

TA

1841 1d Red-brown, a VFU single from this SCARCE TRANSITIONAL plate, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on neat clean wrapper London to Manchester dated 22nd April 1844, cancelled with SCARCE NO.6 IN MALTESE CROSS. 'T' misplaced left, and 'A' tilted slightly W. Cat.450++. 85.00

 

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