Auction 06.12.2000

Christie's
Spink London

Datum der Auktion: 06.12.2000

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cover 1826-69, entires (11) and fronts or pieces (2), including 1840 1d. on...

cover 1826-69, entires (11) and fronts or pieces (2), including 1840 1d. on entire, another (damaged) on large piece), 1840 2d. on entire to London dated 1845 tied by black "51" numeral cancellation (Barton on Humber), 1856 small neat envelope to Paris bearing SC 14 2d. pair cancelled in London

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover 1860-1900, the selection of covers or card (11) and a front, mostly...

cover 1860-1900, the selection of covers or card (11) and a front, mostly bearing Surface-Printed values including 1884 entire letter to Buenos Aires bearing 1883 or 1884 3d. and 5d. tied by neat London c.d.s's, 1884 entire letter to same addressee bearing 1881 1d. strip of three and 1880-81 5d

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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essay Charles Whiting's "HARWOODS ENVELOPES" letter sheet essay printed in...

essay Charles Whiting's "HARWOODS ENVELOPES" letter sheet essay printed in light blue; faintly toned and with a few very light creases, otherwise fine. Photo

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof Proof impression of engine-turned backgrounds (the central one being...

Proof Proof impression of engine-turned backgrounds (the central one being that chosen for the 1840 1d. and 2d. background design) printed in purple on proof paper (140x216 mm.), the designs originally submitted to the Bank of England in 1822 by Perkins, Fairman & Heath; light crease at one corner

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof Four handbills relating to the Lottery betwen 1824 and 1826...

Proof Four handbills relating to the Lottery betwen 1824 and 1826, measuring between 75x11 mm. and 190x250 mm., two being embossed, all printed in three different colours and including examples of Whiting's engine-turnings; some folds, slight soiling or tone spots but otherwise fine. Ex. R.M

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof An essay proof for the completed design with unadopted instruction...

Proof An essay proof for the completed design with unadopted instruction panels at sides, engine-turned panels above and below the design, and uncleared borders, on wove paper; some light creasing and small tear at base, otherwise fine. Photo

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof A proof in black on India paper, State 1, trimmed down to the borders...

Proof A proof in black on India paper, State 1, trimmed down to the borders and mounted on card, small rectangular portion at foot in the centre (where value would appear) cut out; fine. Photo

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 350 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof A very similar proof but from State 2; fine. Photo

Proof A very similar proof but from State 2; fine. Photo

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 350 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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Proof A proof of the stereotype from State 3, showing bolder lines and...

Proof A proof of the stereotype from State 3, showing bolder lines and additional detail, trimmed down to the borders, in black on India paper (134x86 mm.); fine. Photo

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions comprising Forme 2; some...

cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions comprising Forme 2; some light folds or creases and minor splits but fine for this and extremely fresh

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A1, used from Marsden to London dated 27 June 1840, uprated with 1d...

cover A1, used from Marsden to London dated 27 June 1840, uprated with 1d. plate VI, FF, margins all round, the letter sheet and adhesive cancelled by strikes of the red Maltese Cross and showing red "MARSDEN" circular undated at upper-right, the reverse showing an additional strike and Manchester

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A11, used from London to Devon dated 25 January 1841, uprated with...

cover A11, used from London to Devon dated 25 January 1841, uprated with 1840 1d. plate II, SE, large margins (toned and small surface scrape), tied by red Maltese Cross, the letter sheet itself uncancelled (contrary to regulations); slight creasing and indelible ink number at lower-left. B.P.A

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A17, "J.W. Palmer" usage in London, showing fin "LONDON W.C./7 6/MR...

cover A17, "J.W. Palmer" usage in London, showing fin "LONDON W.C./7 6/MR 11/86/C.X." squared circle datestamp, handstruck "2 d." cancelled by Inspector's 'zig-zag', all in black, with manuscript "Charged in error The Stamp Envelope being genuine. F.H. Postmaster W.C. Dist." ; perimeter defects but

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A17, used from Reading to Farnham dated 15 May 1841, cancelled by...

cover A17, used from Reading to Farnham dated 15 May 1841, cancelled by black Maltese Cross and showing framed "TOO LATE" at top-left in the same ink; creased and with faults on reverse, otherwise fine

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 70 £ - 80 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A25, used locally in London dated 3 October 1840, cancelled by fine...

cover A25, used locally in London dated 3 October 1840, cancelled by fine strike of the black Maltese Cross in the experimental period, showing faint "T.P/Tottenham C.R.S.O

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A31, used from London to Guisborough dated 30 October 1841, uprated...

cover A31, used from London to Guisborough dated 30 October 1841, uprated with 1841 1d. plate 15, CH, CI and CK, margins at places, the letter sheet and adhesives cancelled by strikes of the black Maltese Cross; some creasing (clear of adhesives). A rare franking. B.P.A. Certificate (1998). Photo

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A34, with printed "EDINBURGH ENVELOPE ADVERTISER." (number 11, 9...

cover A34, with printed "EDINBURGH ENVELOPE ADVERTISER." (number 11, 9 September 1840) inside, the address panel prepared as an essay for a Money Order and showing printed "SHILLINGS./PENCE./S./D." with ink manuscript details inserted to indicate the proposed method of usage, the upper flap with

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A66, used from Dunfermline to Markinch, cancelled by two strikes of...

cover A66, used from Dunfermline to Markinch, cancelled by two strikes of the red Maltese Cross, the reverse with clear despatch datestamp of 27 May 1840; a little creased

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover Stereo obscured, used from Bagshot to St. Boswells, cancelled by red...

cover Stereo obscured, used from Bagshot to St. Boswells, cancelled by red Maltese Cross overstruck by faint circular "MORE/TO/PAY", despatch datestamp and manuscript "2" adjacent; some perimeter faults and toning

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover Stereo obscured, addressed to Sir Thomas Phillipps Bart., Broadway...

cover Stereo obscured, addressed to Sir Thomas Phillipps Bart., Broadway (Worcs.), without postal markings and presumably carried privately or as an enclosure, the written note inside is headed "Bedford Row, 2nd May 1840" and comments "I have written upon one of the Governments Stamps to shew you

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover Stereo missing, used from Southwell to Costock dated 17 April 1842...

cover Stereo missing, used from Southwell to Costock dated 17 April 1842, uprated with 1841 1d. single (faults) and pair, the adhesives and letter sheet cancelled by strikes of the black Maltese Cross, the reverse showing despatch and Nottingham transit datestamps; some faults and light staining but

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions comprising Forme 4...

cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions comprising Forme 4; slightly toned and a little creased with some strengthened splits but good for this. Rare

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A144, used from Dublin to Edinburgh, cancelled by fine strike of the...

cover A144, used from Dublin to Edinburgh, cancelled by fine strike of the orange-red Maltese Cross, showing clear backstamp of 23 May 1840; minor imperfections

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A165, used from Liverpool to London then re-addressed to Surrey and...

cover A165, used from Liverpool to London then re-addressed to Surrey and affixed with 1d. plate VII, EH, margins all round, the envelope and adhesive cancelled by strikes of the red Maltese Cross and showing red "PxL" adjacent, the reverse with despatch and transit datestamps of 3 and 4 August

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A177, used locally in Edinburgh, cancelled by good strike of the red...

cover A177, used locally in Edinburgh, cancelled by good strike of the red Maltese Cross, the reverse with clear 28 May 1840 datestamp; creased and with some perimeter faults, otherwise fine

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions, unused; a little...

cover A complete uncut sheet of twelve impressions, unused; a little creased with some strengthened splits but nevertheless fine for this and fresh. Rare

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover a91/a105, an uncut pair with a91 showing numerous printing anomalies...

cover a91/a105, an uncut pair with a91 showing numerous printing anomalies caused by pre-printing paper creases, used from Sandbach to the Stamp Office at Chester, inscribed "Moss - to be examined" , showing despatch and arrival datestamps of 9 and 10 June 1841; some creasing and perimeter defects

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 900 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover a94, addressed to Cambridge Post Office, cancelled by fair strike of...

cover a94, addressed to Cambridge Post Office, cancelled by fair strike of the black Maltese Cross, the reverse showing very fine strike of the black circular "SHIP LETTER/(CROWN)/LIVERPOOL" datestamp for 2 August 1841, red London transit c.d.s. of 3 August adjacent; creased and with minor surface

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 250 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover a104, used from London to Upton on Severn dated 29 December 1852...

cover a104, used from London to Upton on Severn dated 29 December 1852, uprated with 1841 1d., plate 148, DH, cut-into at top, tied by London Chief Office "10" numeral, the letter sheet cancelled by fine strike of the blacl "918" numeral of Worcester; some perimeter faults and the interior stained

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 700 £

Datum: 06.12.2000

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cover a105, used from London to Berwick on Tweed, cancelled by black...

cover a105, used from London to Berwick on Tweed, cancelled by black Maltese Cross (to the right of Britannia, contrary to regulations), the reverse with despatch and arrival datestamps of 6 and 7 July 1842; creased and with traces of soiling, otherwise fine. Photo

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 06.12.2000