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1854-63 1d Red Perf 'Stars' SG16b-42 (Spec. CE2, C1-C13) on Cover

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Item No. SG/Spec Plate/Letters Description Price Key
C:CE2:1388
C:1388
16b
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CE2

98

LC

1851 1d Red-brown 'Archer Perf', a FU single from this RARE EXPERIMENTAL issue, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, on Sheffield local mourning envelope of 11 May 1854, lightly cancelled with a Sheffield '700' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right, with the 'L' tilted W. Cat.2100. 475.00
C:C1:1335
C:1335
17
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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
C:C1:1102
C:1102
17
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C1

R3

SH

1854 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on neat small entire London to Settle on 16 May 1855, rather heavily cancelled with a London Inland '19' numeral. 'H' tilted E. Cat.55+. 12.50
C:C2:1359
C:1359
22
*

C2

194

RF

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU single from this VERY SCARCE plate in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, 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
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C2

196

SA

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU single from this RARE PLATE in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, 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
C:C2:1334
C:1334
22
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C2wc

202

AE

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU single from the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, off-centre high left, but with FULL PERFS, on empty envelope Edinburgh to Colinsburgh on 2 July 1855, cancelled and tied with an Edinburgh '131' numeral, and also cancelled and tied with the Colinsburgh RECEIVING STAMP IN GREEN. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.160++ (but if the Green Receiver is interpreted as a green Town Cancel, could be deemed to be Cat.5000: in any event a RARE OCCURRENCE). 85.00
C:C2:1466
C:1466
22
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C2va

203

DH

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in the SCARCE Small Crown, Perf.14 issue, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, on a tiny empty envelope Chester to Seacombe, Liverpool on 26 March 1855, cancelled with a SCARCE CHESTER SPOON, then returned from Birkenhead the following day marked 'Left - address not known', when the stamp was further cancelled with a SCARCE BIRKENHEAD '74' numeral. UNUSUAL! Letters misplaced low, the 'H' with extended serif. Cat.160++. New!

50.00

C:C3:1455
C:1455
24
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C3j

5

LG

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single, VERY WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter (invoice for rum order!) from Liverpool to Haworth on 15 September 1855, cancelled with a FINE LIVERPOOL SPOON (Type B2 RECUT, an EARLY USE - Arundel records 8 August 1856 - Code 'M', a scarcer code - Arundel states code 'R' used in 90% of cases seen). SCARCE MINUTE 'G', and 'L' misplaced high. Cat.170++ (for single OFF COVER). New!

85.00

C:C3:907
C:907
24
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C3

9

QG

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a strong Red-brown shade approaching BRICK-RED (UNLISTED on C3), WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on a somewhat scruffy flimsy creased London local envelope of 7th July 1855, neatly cancelled with London Inland '40' numeral, with a faint but legible UNUSUAL 'TOOLEY ST' STRAIGHT-LINE in blue on the obverse. Happily the stamp is unaffected by the creasing apart from a minute wrinkle in the NE corner perf! Blur SW, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.110+. 22.50
C:C4:961
C:961
21
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C4

2

DE

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU+ single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on neat envelope Dumfries to Keith (via Perth and Carlisle) on 4 September 1855, lightly cancelled with an indistinct Scots Dumfries '108' numeral. Letters misplaced low and low right. Cat.110+. 30.00
C:C4:1442
C:1442
21
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C4

2

ID

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, off-centre low left, but with FULL PERFS, on empty envelope from Nantwich (Cheshire) to Rye (Sussex) on 20 November 1855, cancelled with a RARE NANTWICH '538' numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'G' - 'VERY RARE'). Letters misplaced right and low respectively. Cat.110++. New!

30.00

C:C4:1465
C:1465
21
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C4c,ya

2

JG

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, PERFECTLY CENTRED, and with FULL PERFS, but with faint horizontal filing fold through upper third of stamp (not affecting fibres), on Edinburgh local entire letter of 21 June 1855, cancelled with a 'CASTLE STREET' SCOTS LOCAL. RARE WATERMARK INVERTED. Also CONSTANT VARIETY: spot below ear. Blur lower W, and letters misplaced low and low left. Cat.260++ (for INVERTED WATERMARK OFF COVER). New!

85.00

C:C4:1294
C:1294
21
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C4

6

AE

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, on cut-down entire (address removed) Kemberton, via Tewkesbury, to London on 9 July 1855, cancelled with a Tewkesbury '788' numeral. KEMBERTON UDC on obverse. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, with 'E' tilted W. Cat.110+. 20.00
C:C4:1467
C:1467
21
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C4(3)va

7

IG-IH

1855 1d Brick-red, a G-VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR in a fine DEEP BRIGHT example of the SCARCER BRICK-RED shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS apart from corner perf damage SE of 'IH', on empty envelope from Liverpool to Daventry on 10 May 1855, cancelled with LIVERPOOL SPOONS (Type A15 Code X). Blurs NW, NE and SE, 'I' tilted W, and 'G' misplaced left. Cat.220++. New!

50.00

C:C4:1468
C:1468
21
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C4vb

9

JK

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single, off-centre high right, but with FULL PERFS, on entire letter (list of seed prices) from Tarbolton, Ayrshire, via Kilmarnock, to Stranraer on 12 January 1856, cancelled with a KILMARNOCK '203' EXPERIMENTAL DUPLEX in BLUE. W margin narrow, and letters misplaced low left, with the 'K' tilted W. Cat.1000+. New!

225.00

C:C5:1470
C:1470
26
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C5

2

QG

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU single from the SCARCE Large Crown, Perf.16 issue (VERY SCARCE on cover), centred slightly high left, with FULL PERFS, on empty envelope (top flap missing) from London to WEXFORD (Ireland), rather heavily cancelled with a London Inland '12' numeral, arriving on 9 October 1855, receiving a green date-stamp on the obverse. Letters misplaced low left. Cat.225. New!

45.00

C:C5:1469
C:1469
26
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C5

8

EK

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single from this SCARCER Large Crown, Perf.16 plate (all C5s SCARCE on cover), WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on empty envelope from Leeds to London on 17 March 1856, rather messily cancelled with a smudged numeral. 'E' misplaced low left. Cat.225+. New!

65.00

C:C6:1278
C:1278
-
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C6

7

EB

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on a somewhat tired envelope Coleraine to Glasgow on 25 November 1855, cancelled with an IRISH COLERAINE '149' numeral. CONSTANT VARIETY: scratch on lower loop of 'B', and also letters misplaced low to centre, and 'B' tilted W. Cat.75+. 22.50
C:C6:428
C:428
-
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C6

8

SG-SH

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ HORIZONTAL PAIR, off-centre high, on long grubby wrapper London to Ludlow on 10th March 1856, cancelled with London Inland '19' numerals, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE on 'SG'. Cat.150+. 18.50
C:C6:1338
C:1338
-
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C6(5)

9

EL

1855 1d Orange-brown, a VFU single in the SCARCE ORANGE-BROWN shade, off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, on entire letter (a Standard Life Assurance Medical Officer's report) Market Harborough to London on 14 November 1855, cancelled with a Market Harborough '511' numeral. Letters misplaced low left and low right. Cat.175++ (for shade off cover). 65.00
C:C6:1289
C:1289
-
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C6

16

IB

1855 1d Red-brown, a VFU single in a BRIGHT shade approaching BRICK-RED, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter London to Lincoln on 19 April 1856, cancelled with a London Inland '18' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing blur E, and letters misplaced high right and low right. Cat.75+. 18.50
C:C6:1228
C:1228
-
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C6

19

BE-BH

1855 1d Red-brown, a G-VFU VERY SCARCE STRIP OF FOUR from this SCARCER C6 plate, WELL-CENTRED, mostly with FULL PERFS but some trimmed on 'BE', on flimsy entire letter Manchester to LE HAVRE on 17 May 1856, cancelled with Manchester '498' SIDEWAYS DUPLEXES. CONSTANT VARIETY on 'BH': dot on 'E' of 'PENNY'. Cat.440++. 100.00
C:C6:1471
C:1471
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C6(4)

19

GK

1855 1d Brown-rose, a VFU single from this SCARCER plate, in a FINE SCARCE BROWN-ROSE shade, centred slightly high right, with FULL PERFS, on an INTERESTING empty mourning envelope, apparently posted originally in Cologne ('COELN'), Germany, on 17 September 1856, receiving a German type of circular date-stamp, addressed to Selkirk (Scotland). It arrived in Earlstone on 20 September 1856, where it was re-addressed and forwarded to Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, and where the stamp was applied over the German CDS, and lightly cancelled with an Earlstone '129' numeral. It then travelled via Melrose (20 September), arriving in Aberdeen on 21 September 1856. Various red transit marks were applied en route. 'K' misplaced high right. Cat.110++ (for cheapest shade of this plate OFF COVER). New!

45.00

C:C6:906
C:906
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C6

19

IF

1855 1d Red-brown, a FU+ single from this SCARCE C6 plate, centred somewhat low left, with FULL PERFS, on a neat blue envelope London to Uxbridge on 20th February 1856, cancelled with London Inland '23' numeral. Letters misplaced high right and tilted E. Cat.110++ (as single OFF COVER). 35.00
C:C7:1336
C:C7:1336

RPS CERT
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C7wc

24

GI

A VFU single from the RARE ABNORMAL SMALL CROWN, PERF.14, DIE II, ALPH.III issue, UNUSUALLY WELL-CENTRED for these, with FULL PERFS, on empty envelope Brighton to Hertford 2 April 1856, cancelled and tied with a Brighton '132' numeral, and also cancelled and tied with a HERTFORD RECEIVING STAMP in GREEN. W weak and blurred, and 'I' misplaced low right. RPS CERTIFICATE. An extraordinarily RARE COMBINATION... Cat.2500 as a C7 on cover, but also cat.5000 as any (cheapest issue) 1d star on cover cancelled with a green town cancel. 1250.00

 

C:C8:1315
C:1315
29
*

C8uc

36

OI

1856 1d Red-brown, a GU+ single, off-centre high, and with minor perf faults, on Bishop's Castle (Shropshire) local envelope of January 1857, cancelled with a smudged but just decipherable RARE BISHOP'S CASTLE '82' numeral in GREEN, with Bishop's Castle backstamp in the same colour. Base of SW recut, and 'I' misplaced low. Cat.1500+. 150.00
C:C8A:1276
C:1276

RPS CERT
37
*

C8A

38

GH

1856 1d Red-brown on White Paper, a VFU single from this VERY SCARCE issue, in a shade closer to BRICK-RED than Red-brown, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper London to Hull on 19 NOVEMBER 1856, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral, with the dated London despatch and Hull arrival stamps on the obverse. Letters tilted E. RPS CERTIFICATE. (See also C:C8A:1275 below, from the same correspondence, the same plate, in the same shade, and probably from the same sheet.) Cat.1100+. 395.00
C:C8A:1275
C:1275

RPS CERT
37
*

C8A

38

HG

1856 1d Red-brown on White Paper, a VFU single from this VERY SCARCE issue, in a shade closer to BRICK-RED than Red-brown, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper London to Hull on 19 NOVEMBER 1856, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral, with the dated London despatch and Hull arrival stamps on the obverse. Blur SE, and letters tilted E. RPS CERTIFICATE. (See also C:C8A:1276 above, from the same correspondence, the same plate, in the same shade, and probably from the same sheet.) Cat.1100+. 395.00
C:C9:1200
C:1200
-
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C9(4)

27

AK

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a VFU single from this SCARCER Transitional plate, in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, on small empty Edinburgh local envelope of 1 September 1857, cancelled with a SCARCE EDINBURGH ROLLER, with FINE POSTED SINCE 7.20 LAST NIGHT backstamp. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing GOTHIC 'K', and E margin narrow and blurred. Cat.160+. 45.00
C:C9:1459
C:1459
-
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C9(4)

27

JG

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER Tansitional plate, in a Savoy Street PALE ROSE shade, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on neat empty envelope Barnstaple to Haverfordwest on 5 July 1857, cancelled with a Barnstaple '50' numeral, an EARLY USE of the later Type 2 3HOS, only sent out to the Barnstaple office on 23 JUNE 1857. Upper W weak, and 'J' tilted W. Cat.140+. New!

37.50

C:C9:1438
C:1438
-
*

C9(1)

31

FI

1857 1d Transitional Orange-brown on Unblued paper, a FU+ single from this slightly SCARCER plate, in a SCARCE PRE-FIRE ORANGE-BROWN shade, centred a whisker left, with FULL PERFS, but some toning, on empty envelope London to Totnes on 19 May 1857, cancelled with a London Inland '11' numeral. 'I' misplaced right. Cat.170++ (for single example of shade off-cover). New!

50.00

C:C9:1347
C:1347
-
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C9(var)(C10(4))

34

LD

1857 1d Transitional Deep Rose-red on Unblued paper, a very interesting SAVOY STREET C9 printing in an EARLY DEEP ROSE-RED shade UNLISTED under C9, a FU single, centred slightly low left, with FULL PERFS, but faint horizontal filing fold, on empty wrapper London to Hull on 6 August 1857 (a use too early to have come from the first printings after the return to Fleet Street), cancelled with a London Inland '12' Numeral. E margin narrow, and letters misplaced high and right respectively. Cat.140+. 30.00
C:C9:1379
C:1379
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C9(4)

36

IJ

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a FU+ single in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper London to Knaresborough on 3 August 1857, cancelled with a London Inland '27' numeral. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing 'J' misplaced right. Cat.140+. 30.00
C:C9:1344
C:1344
-
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C9(2)

36

OK-PK

1857 1d Transitional Red-Orange on Unblued paper, a VFU+ SCARCE VERTICAL PAIR in a LOVELY example of the VERY SCARCE PRE-FIRE RED-ORANGE shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter London to Hull on 29 July 1857 (LATE USE of a PRE-FIRE shade), neatly cancelled with London Inland '16' numerals. E margin narrow and blurred; 'PK': 'K' tilted E. Cat.800+ (pro rata cheapest shade on cover). 200.00
C:C9:1342
C:1342
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C9(4)

36

QJ

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a VFU+ single in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on long narrow empty wrapper QUEENSTOWN, IRELAND to London on 26 May 1857, addressed to MAJOR THE HONBLE SOMERSET CALTHORPE, lightly cancelled with an IRISH QUEENSTOWN '157' numeral. Letters misplaced low, with the curl of the 'Q' broken. Cat.140+. 42.50
C:C9:1343
C:1343
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C9(3)

37

DH,DI

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a VFU-VFU+ SCARCE PAIR OF SINGLES in the SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, both WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter London to Hull on 18 May 1857, cancelled with London Inland '15' numerals, 'DH' presumably applied as a LATE FEE. 'DH': NE corner frame-line extending E, letters misplaced right, and E of SW concave; 'DI': lower E frame-break, and NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw. Cat.280+. 75.00
C:C9:1139
C:1139
-
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C9(3)

37

SB

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, a FU+ single in a PRE-FIRE PALE RED, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter London to Bradford (Wilts) on 30 September 1857 (LATE USE of a pre-fire shade), cancelled with a smudged London Inland numeral (London MX backstamp in RED). DOUBLE LETTER 'B', and also letters misplaced left and right. Cat.140+. 30.00
C:C9:1375
C:1375
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C9(4)

38

DI

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued paper, a FU+ single in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, on clean empty envelope Derby to Bakewell (via Chesterfield) on 22 August 1857, cancelled with a Derby '242' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. MISSING PERF PIN 'I.3' (VARIETY 13). Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, and 'D' tilted left. Cat.140+. 35.00
C:C9:1383
C:1383
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C9(3)

38

QC

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued paper, a FU+ single in a mid-period SAVOY STREET PALE RED shade approaching Rose-red, centred low, with FULL PERFS, on entire London to Tavistock on 18 August 1857, cancelled with a London Inland '23' numeral. WORN PLATE, lower E frame-break, and 'C' misplaced slightly right. Cat.140+. 32.50
C:C9:1370
C:1370

RPS CERT
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C9(4)

40

NH

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued Paper, a VFU single from this RARE PLATE, in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on an empty wrapper Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Sunderland on 14 July 1857, neatly cancelled with a Newcastle '545' SIDEWAYS DUPLEX. Sunderland arrival stamp on obverse (same day!). A good example of the 'THIN AND GRITTY' INK complained about by contemporary authorities. CONSTANT VARIETY: small vertical scratch in top left of 'H' square. Also lower E frame-break and 'H' misplaced right. RPS CERTIFICATE. Cat.450++ (for single OFF COVER). 225.00
C:C9:1371
C:1371
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C9(1)

43

GF

1857 1d Transitional Orange-brown on Unblued paper, a VFU single in a REMARKABLE and SCARCE PRE-FIRE UNUSUALLY DEEP ORANGE-BROWN shade, centred a whisker low right, with FULL PERFS, on clean empty envelope Dublin to Limerick on 5 March 1857, cancelled with a DUBLIN SPOON. Upper W blurred. Cat.170++ (as shade OFF COVER). 85.00
C:C9:1367
C:1367
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C9(3)

43

KA

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued paper, a VFU single in a PRE-FIRE PALE RED shade, centred a whisker low left, with FULL PERFS, on neat small empty envelope Ross-on-Wye to Baldock on 26 May 1857, cancelled with the RARE ROSS '654' 3HOS numeral (Parmenter RARITY 'F' - 'RARE'). Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, NE corner frame-line extending E, and 'K' misplaced high right. Cat.140+. 40.00
C:C9:1302
C:1302
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C9(3)

45

MB

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, a VFU single from this RARE PLATE, in a PRE-FIRE PALE RED shade with a slight ORANGE tint, centred slightly high left, with FULL PERFS, on small envelope Edinburgh to London on 27 April 1857, cancelled with a 'CHARLOTTE STREET' SCOTS LOCAL. Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, and 'B' misplaced right. Cat.400++ (SG price for OFF COVER). 200.00
C:C9:1452
C:1452
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C9(2)

47

HK

1857 1d Transitional Red-orange on Unblued paper, a SUPERB USED single in a LOVELY SCARCE PRE-FIRE RED-ORANGE shade, PERFECTLY CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on clean empty York local envelope of 13 May 1857, cancelled with a FINE neat YORK SPOON (original type, Code 'D'). CONSTANT VARIETY: small vertical scratch in top right of SW corner. Cat.200++ (as single of this shade OFF COVER). New!

100.00

C:C9:1366
C:1366
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C9(3)

49

CB

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, a SUPERB USED single from this RARE PLATE, in a mid-period SAVOY STREET PALE RED shade (approaching the later Savoy Street Rose-red shades), WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on clean empty wrapper London to Hull on 24 July 1857, cancelled high right with a London Inland '20' numeral, leaving almost COMPLETE CLEAR HEAD. CONSTANT VARIETIES: curved blur over 'C', and dots in E segment of NE star. Cat.425++ (SG price for OFF COVER). 250.00
C:C9:1374
C:1374
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C9(3)

49

HB

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, a FU single from this RARE PLATE, in an UNUSUALLY INTENSE mid-period SAVOY STREET PALE RED shade (approaching the later Savoy Street Rose-red shades), off-centre left, but with FULL PERFS, on clean empty Hull local wrapper of 22 June 1857, cancelled with a FINE HULL SPOON (TYPE 'C' RECUT). Lower E frame-break. Cat.425++ (SG price for basic shade OFF COVER). 175.00
C:C9:1269
C:1269

RPS CERT
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C9(4)

49

IH-II

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued Paper, a VFU RARE HORIZONTAL PAIR from this RARE PLATE, in a SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on entire letter Bristol to Usk (via Newport, Mon.) on 4 July 1857, neatly cancelled with Bristol '134' SIDEWAYS DUPLEXES. Newport transit and Usk arrival stamps on obverse. 'II':CONSTANT VARIETIES: blurs SE and SW. Also lower E frame-breaks and NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaws. RPS CERTIFICATE. Cat.850++ (for two SINGLES OFF COVER). 425.00
C:C9:1385
C:1385

RPS CERT
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C9(3)

49

MH

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, a VFU single from this RARE PLATE, in a mid-period SAVOY STREET PALE RED shade (with RPS CERTIFICATE, which states that it is in a PALE ROSE shade, with which I disagree), WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on clean empty wrapper London to Hull on 25 June 1857, cancelled with a London Inland '19' numeral, leaving some CLEAR PROFILE within. Lower E frame-break, 'M' with extended serifs, and 'H' misplaced right. Cat.425++ (SG price for OFF COVER). 225.00
C:C9:1364
C:1364
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C9(3)

49

OI,OJ

1857 1d Transitional Pale Red on Unblued Paper, two FU+ singles from this RARE PLATE, in a mid-period SAVOY STREET PALE RED shade, off-centre low, but with FULL PERFS, on clean entire wrapper (probably originally with enclosure in addition to brief note inside) London to Hull on 10 July 1857, cancelled with London Inland '21' numerals, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE on 'OJ'. 'OI': CONSTANT VARIETY: mark in 'O' of 'ONE', right margin narrow; 'OJ': left margin narrow, and also SW corner frame-line extending W visible on 'NJ' above. Cat.850++ (SG price for two singles OFF COVER). 350.00
C:C9:1373
C:1373
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C9(4)

49

TH

1857 1d Transitional Pale Rose on Unblued Paper, a FU+ single from this RARE PLATE, in a LOVELY early SAVOY STREET PALE ROSE shade, centred slightly high, with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper Woburn to London on 13 August 1857, cancelled with an indistinct but legible SCARCE WOBURN '906' numeral (Parmenter Rarity 'E' - 'SCARCE'). Lower E frame-break, and 'T' misplaced right. Cat.425++ (SG price for OFF COVER). 175.00
C:C10:1256
C:1256
40
*

C10ya

37

LH

1857 1d Rose-red, a VFU+ single from this DIFFICULT plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on neat small Edinburgh local mourning envelope of 1 October 1857, cancelled with a 'CROSS' (Edinburgh) SCOTS LOCAL, leaving COMPLETE CLEAR PROFILE. On the obverse is a neat SCARCE 'POSTED SINCE 7 LAST NIGHT' mark. Lower E frame-break, NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw, and 'L' misplaced right, with the E of SW concave. Cat.70++. 25.00
C:C10:1046
C:1046
40
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C10

41

TB

1857 1d Rose-red, a VFU single from this SCARCER plate, very off-centre high, but with FULL PERFS, on small clean mourning envelope Aberdeen to Glasgow on 4 July 1863, lightly cancelled with an Aberdeen duplex. Poor centering reveals part of the MARGINAL INSCRIPTION. Lower E frame-break, and 'T' misplaced right. Cat.25+. 10.00
C:C10:1014
C:1014
40
*

C10ub

43

HG

1857 1d Rose-red, a FU+ single, centred somewhat left, with FULL PERFS, on entire Goole to London on 3 September 1859, cancelled with a RARE GOOLE '319' numeral in DEEP BLUE. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR, showing all serifs of 'H' meeting. Cat.750+. 125.00
C:C10:1043
C:1043
41
*

C10(4)

48,61

TF,FF

1857 1d Deep Rose-red, two FU singles from DIFFERENT PLATES, both WELL-CENTRED, but with minor perf faults and some oxidisation, on slightly grubby empty wrapper London to Leominster on 18 November 1862, cancelled with a SCARCE LONDON INLAND '46' TWIN numeral. Plate 48: Lower E frame-break, and NE 1 o'clock Ray Flaw; Plate 61: W 'F' misplaced right, and E 'F' tilted W. MOST UNUSUAL... Cat.70++. 15.00
C:C10:1453
C:1453
40
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C10

55

EE-EF

1857 1d Rose-red, a F-VFU HORIZONTAL PAIR, centred a whisker low, with FULL PERFS, but some toning and scuffing NE of 'EF', on empty mourning envelope Torquay to Dorchester on 3 September 1857, cancelled with Torquay '805' SIDEWAYS DUPLEXES. 'EE': W 'E' extend serif, and E 'E' misplaced right; 'EF': lower E frame-break (UNUSUAL on this plate). The date of this useage suggests an early C10 printing, probably from the final weeks of printing at Savoy Street. Cat.46+. New!

12.50

C:C10:1020
C:1020
40
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C10

59

OB

1857 1d Rose-red, a VFU single, centred slightly low, with FULL PERFS, on empty wrapper Leeds to London on 16 February 1858, cancelled with a neat Leeds '447' duplex. CONSTANT VARIETY: dot left of 'B', also lower E frame-break, and 'B' misplaced high right. Cat.23+. 7.50
C:C10:1022
C:1022
40
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C10

60

NH

1857 1d Rose-red, a VFU single, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on small London local envelope of 25 January 1861, lightly cancelled with a neat London 'S.W.21' duplex. Small 'H' with top serifs meeting. Cat.23+. 7.50
C:C13:1301
C:1301
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C13

R15

AH

1862 1d Rose-red, a VFU single from this ALPHABET II plate, WELL-CENTRED, with FULL PERFS, on neat small envelope Chippenham to Melksham, via Malmesbury, on 11 March 1863, cancelled with a Chippenham '191' duplex. A MISSING IMPRIMATUR and 'A' Row SHORT STAMP. Letters misplaced low (typical of this plate). Cat.70. 16.50

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