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1840-1869 2d Blues, all issues on Cover

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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
C:BL:1523
C:1523
14
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ES11f

3

AH

1841 2d Blue, a VFU single, with four good-to-LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER Edinburgh (originally local but REDIRECTED) to Penicuik on 28 JULY 1846, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. VGLs NE & SE, and NE frame-line extending E. Cat.350+. New!

85.00

C:BL:1464
C:1464
14
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ES11f

3

BD

1841 2d Blue, a GU+ single, with three-and-a-half good-to-VERY LARGE margins, but just trimmed at SW corner, on empty London local envelope of 24 DECEMBER 1847, cancelled with a London District '61' numeral. VGL NE, and corners heavily recut. Cat.350. 45.00
C:BL:1524
C:1524
14
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ES11f

3

DF

1841 2d Blue, a FU single, with four clear(N)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER Howden (Yorks) to Beverley on 14 MAY 1849, cancelled with a HOWDEN '382' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). VGLs NE & SE, and misplaced low right. Cat.350+. New!

65.00

C:BL:1525
C:1525
14
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ES11f,i

3

JI

1841 2d Blue, a FU+ single, with four clear(lower E)-to-VERY LARGE margins, on ENTIRE LETTER London to Liverpool on 19 APRIL 1847, cancelled with a London Inland '7' numeral. VGL o/s NE and 'J' FLAW; also NE and NW frame-lines extending N, and letters misplaced low and right respectively. Cat.350+. New!

75.00

C:BL:1478
C:1478
14
*

ES11f,i

3

HH-HJ

1841 2d Blue, a F-VFU+ SCARCE STRIP OF THREE, with good-to-VERY LARGE margins all round, on large part ENTIRE LETTER (truncated left) London to Newport (Mon.) on 7 JANUARY 1845, cancelled with London Inland '5' numerals. 'HH': VGL NE, and 'HJ': 'J' FLAW. Cat.1050+. 225.00
C:BL:1235
C:1235
15/54
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ES15,H1(1)

4

SE-SF

1849 2d Deep Full Blue, 1847 1s Pale Green Embossed, a VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR of 2d Blues, in the SCARCER DEEP FULL BLUE shade, and a 1s Pale Green Embossed, all with good-to-LARGE margins, except that the Embossed is cut-to-shape, and just touched at the base, on flimsy ENTIRE LETTER from London to PRUSSIA on 15 AUGUST 1853, cancelled with an indistinct London Inland numeral, and with related transit stamps. 'SE': NE corner frame-line extending E; 'SF': SE ext E. All letters misplaced and tilted. An ATTRACTIVE and SCARCE MIXED FRANKING... Cat.1700+. 385.00
C:BL:1225
C:1225
19
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F1

4

BG-BH

1854 2d Blue, a VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR, centred low, but with FULL PERFS, on neat ENTIRE from London to PARIS on 18 APRIL 1855, cancelled with London Inland '23' numerals, and with related transit and arrival stamps front and back. The stamps overlap the top edge of the cover, but are happily not damaged as a result. 'BH' shows the SCARCE SPECTACLES FLAW. A RARE COVER... Cat.675++. 250.00
C:BL:1476
C:1476
34
*

F6

5

RL

1855 2d Blue, a FU single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with one missing perf S, on empty WRAPPER Edinburgh to Perth on 6 AUGUST 1857, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' duplex. Also MANUSCRIPT 4d POSTAGE DUE 'above 1oz 4'. SE corner frame-lines extending E and S (both slight), and 'R' misplaced right. Cat.200+. 35.00
C:BL:1473
C:1473
36a
*

F8

6

ML

1858 2d Blue, a FU+ single from the VERY SCARCE SG36a, LARGE CROWN, PERF.16 issue, WELL-CENTRED for these (a whisker right), with FULL PERFS, on empty WRAPPER London to Huntingdon on 1 APRIL 1858, cancelled with a London Inland '21' numeral. Blurs W, and 'L' tilted W. RARE on cover... Cat.550. 125.00
C:BL:1477
C:1477
45
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G2

7

KL-LL

1858 2d Blue 'Plate Numbers', a FU SCARCE VERTICAL PAIR, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, on clean ENTIRE LETTER Belfast to Ballymoney on 26 MARCH 1859, cancelled with Belfast '62' duplexes. CONSTANT VARIETIES: marks in lower white line. Corrosion blurs. Cat.120++ (as singles off cover). 45.00

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