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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)
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
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:C1:11466
RP:11466
17

C1o

155

TK

A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, but with a rounded perf SW, cancelled with a Gosport '320' numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 3 (determined by Paul Witham), showing both check-letters thinned. SW corner frame-line extending W (faint), and 'T' misplaced left. Cat.150. 20.00  

RP:C1:11467
RP:11467
17

C1n

155

TL

A GU+ single from this SCARCER plate, in a Red-brown shade with a YELLOWISH tint, centred slightly right, with FULL PERFS, but thin SW, cancelled with a smudged English Provincial numeral. In the SCARCE STATE 2 (determined by Paul Witham), showing a thinned 'L'. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing N recut, and letters misplaced left and low right. Cat.85. 12.50  

RP:B2:C1:10881
RP:10881
8/18

B2/C1(2)

157

BG

A VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a Yarm '926' numeral, and the C1 in a FINE YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced very high left, and low left, with the 'B' tilted E. Cat.220+. 55.00
RP:B2:C1:11469
RP:11469
8/17

B2/C1

157

BJ

A VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four good-to-VERY LARGE margins, cancelled with a Sidmouth '712' numeral, and the C1 centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Bradford '107' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Blur SW, the 'B' with a weak crossbar, and the 'J' misplaced left. Cat.220+. 55.00
RP:B2:C1:11470
RP:11470
8/17

B2/C1

157

DD

A VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY 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
Ri:B2:C1:4844
Ri:4844
11/17

B2(2)/C1

157

DJ

A SUPERB USED/FU+ RARE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf in a lovely light bright example of the RARE LAKE-RED shade, with four VERY LARGE even margins, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral, the C1 off-centre right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an Exeter '285' numeral. NE recut and skewed slightly upwards, SW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.970+. 300.00
RP:C1:11587
RP:11587
17

C1

157

GE

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, WELL-CENTRED, and with FULL PERFS, but corner crease NE, neatly cancelled low right with a London District '77' numeral, leaving slender but COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low. Cat.170. 37.50  

RP:C1:11588
RP:11588
17

C1

157

GH

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

RP:C1:11586
RP:11586
18

C1(2)

157

JJ

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, in the SCARCER YELLOW-BROWN shade, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. E 'J' misplaced left. Cat.170+. 37.50  

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:C1:10806
RP:10806
17

C1

157

NL

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '22' numeral. In a WORN state of the plate, with the 'N' misplaced left. Cat.170. 30.00  

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

B2/C1

157

QA

A FU/FU+ SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY 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. New!

22.50

Ri:B2:C1:4846
Ri:4846
8/17

B2/C1

162

CK

A VFU/FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four good-to-LARGE margins, cancelled with a Cirencester '204' numeral, and the C1 centred slightly high right, with FULL PERFS, but faint vertical crease, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled at base with a fragment of an ?English Provincial? numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Blur lower W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. 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. New!

25.00

RP:C1:7396
RP:7396
17

C1

162

IE

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

RP:C1:11507
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:B2:C1:10878
RP:10878
8/17

B2/C1

163

BI

A FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this VERY SCARCE C1 plate, the imperf with four good-to-LARGE margins, rather heavily cancelled with a Liverpool '466' numeral, and the C1 off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat London Inland '8' numeral. The imperf is in STATE 1 before repair, with a worn left frame-line and side networks, but the C1 is in the RARE STATE II, showing strengthened side frame-lines and compressed side networks. Cat.300++. 125.00
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:C1:11591
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:C1:11508
RP:11508
17

C1

163

TG

A GU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, off-centre high, with slight surface scuff NE, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a ?London Inland? numeral. In the VERY SCARCE STATE 2 (det. Paul Witham), showing TRL E, E frame-line firm, and letters thinned. Cat.250+. 45.00  

Ri:B2:C1:5236
Ri:5236
8/17

B2/C1

164

DH

A VFU MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four LARGE-to-VERY LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a Hoddesdon '369' numeral, and the C1 WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but one weak at NE corner, cancelled with a BRISTOL SPOON. SE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and the letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.90+. New!

22.50

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  

RP:C1:11698
RP:11698
17

C1

165

HH

A VFU single from this RARE plate, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh '131' numeral. Letters misplaced low right. Cat.700. 175.00  

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:C1:10410
RP:10410
17

C1(5)

166

RA

A VFU+ single in a FINE example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, centred a whisker high right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a SCARCE ST.AUSTELL '670' numeral in BLUE. SW corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low right, with the 'R' tilted E. Cat.375+. 125.00  

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+. New!

20.00

Ri:B2:C1:4850
Ri:4850
8/17

B2/C1

167

CA

A VFU/FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four good-to-LARGE margins, neatly cancelled with a Huddersfield '387' numeral, and the C1 centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, but small corner crease NW, cancelled with a VERY RARE MAIDENHEAD '492' 3HOS numeral (Parmenter MAXIMUM RARITY 'GPO' - 'NOT RECORDED IN USE' - kindly confirmed by JP). NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low left and low right, with the 'A' blind and skewed. Cat.90++. 28.50
RP:C1:11593
RP:11593
17

C1

167

DB

A VFU single, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled at left with a Scots numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. W margin narrow, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.35. 8.50
RP:C1:11592
RP:11592
17

C1

167

OD

A FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, but corner crease NW, cancelled with an English SPOON. Letters misplaced low, the 'D' with extended serif. Cat.35. 7.50
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  

Ri:B2:C1:5240
Ri:5240
8/17

B2/C1

169

CB

A FU+/VFU+ MATCHED PAIR, the imperf with four well-clear(NW)-to-LARGE margins, rather messily cancelled with a Glasgow '159' numeral, and the C1 VERY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Letters misplaced low left, with the base of the 'B' weak. Cat.100+. New!

25.00

RP:C1:11489
RP:11489

MW CERT
17

C1

170

DE

A GU+ single from this VERY RARE plate, nicely centred, but with perfs missing at NE and SW corners, cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Lower W blurred, and letters misplaced low to centre. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.1250. 95.00
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:C1:11791
RP:11791
17

C1

170

NG

Ex Paul WITHAM, a VFU single from this VERY RARE plate, centred slightly low, but with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London Inland '18' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: dots in stars misplaced high left; also 'N' blurred, and both letters misplaced low left. Cat.1250+. 350.00  

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
Ri:B2:C1:5241
Ri:5241
8/17

B2/C1

171

BJ

A FU+ SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCER B2 plate, the imperf with four close-but-clear(NE & NW)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled low right with a London Inland '29' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE, and the C1 off-centred high right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an indistinct English Provincial numeral. SE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low and low left, the 'J' with top serif skewed. Cat.95+. New!

20.00

Ri:B2:C1:4854
Ri:4854
8/17

B2/C1

171

DF

A FU/VFU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR from this SCARCER B2 plate, the imperf with four close-but-clear(S)-to-LARGE margins, lightly cancelled with a LOUTH '477' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'), and the C1 centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland numeral. Upper W blurred, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.95+. 22.50
RP:C1:10850
RP:10850
17

C1

171

SG

A FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but rather heavily cancelled centre right with an IRISH numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, in a VERY WORN state of the plate, with blur outside SW, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.40+. 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:C1:10403
RP:10403
17

C1

172

JH

A VFU single in a vibrant Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low left with an English Provincial numeral, leaving much of the HEAD CLEAR. Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.38. 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:C1:10071
RP:10071
17

C1

174

HG

A VFU single in a PALE shade (WORN plate), centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '16' numeral. Blur SW, and letters misplaced low. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:9596
RP:9596
17

C1

174

NK

A VFU single, centred somewhat right, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a WELSH SWANSEA '763' numeral. A LONG STAMP. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40+. 9.50  

RP:C1:9756
RP:9756
17

C1

175

TH

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London Inland '29' numeral. Weak top line over 'E' of 'POSTAGE', and 'H' misplaced low left. Cat.40. 10.00  

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:C1:10822
RP:10822
17

C1

177

LB

A VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred a whisker left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. E margin narrow, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:10405
RP:10405
17

C1

177

TB

A VFU single in a strong shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Blurs W, and 'B' misplaced low right and tilted E. Cat.38+. 9.50  

RP:C1:10823
RP:10823
17

C1

178

CA

A VFU+ single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled centre right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low. Cat.38. 11.50  

RP:C1:11906
RP:11906
17

C1(5)

179

GD

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU+ single in the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, SE ext S, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.375. New!

100.00

 

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:C1:10825
RP:10825
17

C1

180

CC

A VFU+ single in a BRIGHT shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland '27' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blur SW, and frame-line extending slightly W, and W 'C' misplaced low right. Cat.38. 11.50  

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:C1:9199
RP:9199
17

C1

180

LC

A VFU single, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. W margin narrow, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.38. 7.50  

RP:C1:11084
RP:11084
17

C1

180

RL

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a MANCHESTER SPOON. Letters misplaced low right and left respectively, with the 'R' tilted E. Cat.38+. 9.50  

RP:C1:11082
RP:11082
17

C1

181

CH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single in a Red-brown shade with a distinct ORANGE tint, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral (probably part of a BRISTOL SPOON). Upper E recut, and letters misplaced right. Cat.38. 10.00  

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:C1:10478
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:C1:9577
RP:9577
17

C1

182

CF

A VFU single, centred somewhat high, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a SCARCE ISLE OF MAN '407' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'F' - 'RARE'). Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.40+. 15.00  

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:C1:8646
RP:8646
17

C1va

182

LL

From the stock of the late Donald Forbes-Smith, a VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. E of NE recut, and W 'L' misplaced right. Cat.40+. 8.50  

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:C1:10082
RP:10082
17

C1

183

FK

A VFU single, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an unidentifiable SCOTS LOCAL. Upper E recut, and 'F' tilted E. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:10894
RP:10894
17

C1

183

HK

A VFU single, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an Edinburgh Inland '131' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing letters misplaced right and low right. 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:C1:10870
RP:10870
17

C1(3)

184

AC

A VFU single in the BRICK-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an 'ELM ROW' SCOTS LOCAL. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and SHORT STAMP, with letters misplaced low. Cat.50+. 12.50  

RP:C1:10520
RP:10520
17

C1

184

CE

A VFU single, centred slightly low right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London Inland '10' numeral. NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:11907
RP:11907
18

C1(2)

184

GH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU+ single in the SCARCER YELLOW-BROWN shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a SCOTS LOCAL. SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low left and low, the 'H' with extended serifs. Cat.50+. New!

15.00

 

RP:C1:10885
RP:10885
17

C1

188

AF

A VFU single, centred a whisker right, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Bristol '134' numeral, probably a SPOON. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:10107
RP:10107
17

C1

188

TE

Ex the stock of Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a London District '77' numeral. NW Flaw, and 'E' misplaced low left. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:10896
RP:10896
17

C1

189

HL

A VFU single, centred slightly low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '20' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing cross-bar of 'H' weak, and 'L' misplaced low right. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:7325
RP:7325
18

C1(2)

189

QL

From the the stock of the late Donald Forbes-Smith (but wrongly plated as 180), a VFU single in the YELLOW-BROWN shade (VERY WORN PLATE), centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a neat Gateshead '309' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.50+. 11.50  

RP:C1:10112
RP:10112
17

C1

190

EB

Ex the stock of Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat Plymouth '620' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. CONSTANT VARIETY: mark in 'B'; also SE corner frame-line extending S (slight), and letters misplaced low left. Cat.40. 10.00  

RP:C1:6237
RP:6237
17

C1(5)

190

JG

From the the stock of the late Donald Forbes-Smith, a VFU+ single in a FINE example of the RARE ORANGE-RED shade, nicely CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a neat SCARCE READING BISCUIT (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). NW Flaw, NE and SE recut, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.375+. 85.00  

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:C1:8591
RP:8591
17

C1(5)

192

CG

A VFU single in a FINE example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London District '73' numeral. Letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.375+. 85.00  

RP:C1:10815
RP:10815
17

C1(5)

192

DF

A VFU+ single in another FINE example of the VERY SCARCE ORANGE-RED shade, BEAUTIFULLY CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Barnsley '49' numeral. Blur W, and letters misplaced low. Cat.375+. 95.00  

RP:C1:10852
RP:10852
17

C1(5)

192

EL

A VFU single in another 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:C1:7960
RP:7960
17

C1

193

MB

A VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Scots numeral. NE corner frameline extending E, and 'M' misplaced left. Cat.40. 8.50  

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:C1:10855
RP:10855
17

C1

195

CC

A VFU single, centred slightly low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND '46' TWIN numeral. E partially recut, and letters misplaced low. Cat.40+. 10.00  

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:C1:10480
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:C1:10481
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 Mancheater '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. N of NE recut and blurred, NW corner frame-line extending N, and blurs lower W. Cat.50+. 11.50  

RP:C1:11277
RP:11277
17

C1

195

OK

A VFU+ single, nicely centred, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Durham '267' numeral. 'K' misplaced low. Cat.40. 11.50  

RP:C1:9599
RP:9599
17

C1

197

FL

A VFU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred somewhat low right, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled low right with a small fragment of an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. 'F' misplaced right and tilted E, and 'L' tilted W. Cat.45. 13.50  

RP:C1:11132
RP:11132
17

C1

197

MB

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred slightly left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Maidstone '493' numeral. NE recut and extending E, and lower E recut. Cat.45. 11.50  

RP:C1:10857
RP:10857
17

C1

197

RD

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. Upper and lower E recut, SE corner frame-line extending S, and letters misplaced low to centre. Cat.45. 8.50  

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:C1:11775
RP:11775
17

C1

199

II

A GU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, centred low left, and with a missing perf at SE corner, cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot over NE star; also NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, NE corner frame-line extending N, blurs SE and SW, and W 'I' misplaced left. Cat.280+. 30.00
RP:C1:11488
RP:11488

MW CERT
17

C1

199

JK

A FU+ single from this VERY SCARCE plate, nicely centred, and with FULL PERFS, but somewhat enthusiastically cancelled with an UNUSUAL Scots HUNA (by John o' Groats) '180' numeral. NW 6 o'clock Ray Flaw, blur W, and letters misplaced low and left respectively. Mike Williams Certificate. Cat.280. 65.00
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:C1:9578
RP:9578
17

C1

200

DF

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND '38' LATE FEE numeral. Upper E recut, blurs E & SW, and letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.50+. 13.50  

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:C1:9575
RP:9575
17

C1

200

TE

A VFU+ single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled very high with an English Provincial numeral. leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. Blurs E & W, and letters misplaced high and low. Cat.50. 13.50  

RP:C1:10209
RP:10209
17

C1(4)

201

OB

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU single in a FINE example of the RARE PLUM shade, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with an 'INDIA STREET' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. 'B' misplaced low, with the upper loop blurred. (Heavy blur in W margin of adjacent unit 'OC' clearly visible at right.) Cat.950. 175.00  

RP:C1:10812
RP:10812
17

C1

204

GJ

A VFU single from this 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:C1:9601
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:C1:11595
RP:11595
17

C1

204

QH

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, centred somewhat low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with a Whitby '875' numeral. Blurs W, letters misplaced low left, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.225. 50.00  

RP:C1:11596
RP:11596
17

C1

204

QI

A FU+ single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled low right with a Brighton '132' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.225. 50.00  

RP:C1:11597
RP:11597
17

C1

204

RJ

A FU+ single from this 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:C1:10859
RP:10859
17

C1

R1

MF

A VFU single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London District '74' duplex. 'F' tilted W. Cat.40. 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 aficionados, data is missing on 'AL' - I measure it at 12- 3+ 2+ 2+, BlurW.) Cat.38. 9.50  

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:C1:10860
RP:10860
17

C1

R2

KI

A VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Birmingham '75' numeral. Letters misplaced low right, with the 'K' tilted W, and the 'I' tilted E. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:11133
RP:11133
17

C1

R2

LC

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an English Provincial numeral. NE corner frame-line extending E, and letters misplaced low right and low. Cat.38. 9.50  

RP:C1:10167
RP:10167
17

C1(4)

R2

MA

From the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a FU+ single in the RARE PLUM shade, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Letters tilted W. Cat.950. 195.00  

RP:C1:8021
RP:8021
17

C1

R2

SJ

From the the stock of the late Donald Forbes-Smith, a VFU single, centred a whisker high, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a Manchester '498' numeral. Lower E weak, and letters misplaced low left. Cat.38. 8.50  

RP:C1:10091
RP:10091
17

C1

R3

CH

A VFU+ single, centred a whisker high left, with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with a LIVERPOOL SPOON. SE corner frame-line extending E (slight), and letters misplaced low left, the 'H' with weak cross-bar and tilted E. Cat.40+. 11.50  

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:C1:11134
RP:11134
17

C1

R4

HH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. Letters misplaced low right, the W 'H' with extended serifs. Cat.50. 12.50  

RP:C1:10864
RP:10864
17

C1

R4

JA

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a London Inland '4' numeral. NW Flaw, NW corner frame-line extending W, and letters misplaced low and tilted W. Cat.50. 12.50  

RP:C1:11136
RP:11136
17

C1

R4

OH

Ex the stock of the late Donald FORBES-SMITH, a VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, but very faint corner crease NE, cancelled with a Gateshead '309' numeral. Upper and lower E recut, and letters misplaced low left and low right. 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:C1:10094
RP:10094
17

C1

R6

BI

A VFU single in a strong shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '15' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N, and 'B' tilted W. Cat.40. 10.00  

SG22, SPEC.C2 (Die I Alph II, Small Crown, Perf.14) (with any matching C1s)
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. New!

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 C2 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:C2:11796
RP:11796
22

C2

201

BI

A FU single from this SCARCE plate, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an ?English Provincial? numeral. 'B' misplaced right, and 'I' tilted W. 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: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:C2:11857
RP:11857
22

C2uc

202

GE

A GU+ single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, but minute central pinhole and 1.5mm tear above SE corner, cancelled with a DUBLIN SPOON in BRIGHT GREEN. Letters misplaced low left and low. Cat.450+. New!

50.00

 

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:C2:11908
RP:11908
22

C2

202

NK

A VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled centre right with an English Provincial numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blur SW, E of SE concave, and letters misplaced low left, with the 'N' tilted E, and the 'K' tilted W. Cat.90. New!

25.00

 

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:C2:9725
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:C2:9722
RP:9722
22

C2

203

ME

A VFU single from this slightly SCARCER plate, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, neatly cancelled with a Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Heavy blur E, blur SE, and 'M' tilted W. Cat.110. 27.50  

RP:C2:9727
RP:9727
22

C2

203

TC

A FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, off-centre low right, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled low right with a London Inland '23' numeral, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. Blur lower W, and 'T' misplaced right. Cat.110. 25.00  

RP:C2:9508
RP:9508
22

C2

R1

JE

A VFU single, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral. 'E' misplaced low left. Cat.90. 22.50  

RP:C2:7758
RP:7758
22

C2

R2

OF

A VFU single, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, VERY LIGHTLY cancelled with an English Provincial SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. W weak, SE corner frame-line extending S, and 'F' misplaced low. Cat.90. 20.00  

RP:C2:11771
RP:11771
22

C2

R2

TJ-TK

A FU SCARCE HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled with VERY SCARCE HEDON (Yorks) '385' numerals (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). 'TK': NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'K' with extended serif. Letters misplaced left, low, left and left respectively. Cat.180+. 35.00  

RP:C1:C2:11773
RP:11773
17/22

C1/C2

R3

PD

A FU SCARCE MATCHED PAIR, both off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, cancelled respectively with Manchester and Liverpool numerals, the C1 on a neat SIDEWAYS DUPLEX DATED PIECE of 13 JANUARY 1855. SE corner frame-line extending SE, and letters misplaced right and low right. Cat.130+. 25.00  

RP:C2:12010
RP:12010
22

C2

R4

RJ

A VFU+ single, VERY WELL-CENTRED (UNUSUAL for these), with FULL PERFS, lightly cancelled with an IRISH MULLINGAR '345' numeral. NE corner frame-line extending N (slight), 'R' misplaced low left, and the serif of 'B' blurred (extended?). Cat.90+. New!

25.00

 

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