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WORLD: GREAT BRITAIN
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
1993
1840 QV 1d black, plate 7, letters LL. Superb fresh MLH with nice original gum, 4 large margins. SG Spec AS46, SG 2-PL7 cat £13,500. Very rare in genuine mint condition with original gum. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3250)
(£2850)
  A$7000
(US$4760)
(€4550)
(£3990)
A$
1994
1840 QV 1d black, Plate 5, letters EJ. VF U, 4 margins & light cancel. SG 2 cat £375. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€179)
(£157)
A$
1995
1840 QV 2d deep bright blue, no lines, plate 1, letters TB. F-VF fresh UN, tiny cut in bottom margin, 3 margins, beautiful deep colour. SG Spec SD6a, SG 4-P4 cat £45,000. Very rare in genuine unused condition. 2011 RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$4500
(US$3060)
(€2925)
(£2565)
  A$6500
(US$4420)
(€4225)
(£3705)
A$
1996
1840 QV 2d deep blue, no lines, plate 2, letters NI. VFU, 4 margins, on piece with red Maltese Cross pmk. SG Spec DS7, SG 4 at £1250. (P)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
A$
1997
1841 QV 2d blue white lines, letters TK, Plate 4. Fresh UN, 2½+ margins. SG Spec ES14, SG 14 cat £5000. (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€228)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
1998
1841 QV 2d blue, with lines, imperf, cnr letters QJ. VFU, black Maltese Cross with 12 in centre, sl creases, 4 margins. SG Spec El vl, SG 14f cat £550. Nice pmk strike. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
1999
1855-57 QV 6d pale lilac no cnr letters, on azure paper. F-VFU, barred pmk. SG Spec J70t, SG 70a cat £950. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2000
1858-76 QV 2d deep blue, plate 15, letters ES-SE. F-VF fresh MUH, nice never hinged original gum. SG Spec G3-PL15, SG 47-PL15 cat £525 for M, should be at least double, £1050 MUH. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2001
1865-73 QV 4d vermilion, large white cnr letters LA-AL, plate 11, IMPERF, wmk large garter INVERTED. VF fresh UN, insignificant scuffing in upper edge only, 4 large margins & bright colour. SG Spec J58a, SG 94a cat £7000. Extremely rare imperf error. (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€780)
(£684)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1170)
(£1026)
A$
2002
1867-83 QV 5/- rose plate 2, wmk Maltese Cross. VFU, barred 'LS 6' pmk, fully sound & nice bright colour. SG Spec J122. SG 126-PL2 cat £1500. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2003
1867-83 QV £1 brown-lilac, wmk Large Anchor, letters FF, slightly blued paper. F-VFU with cds & boxed pmk, nice color & excellent centering. SG Spec J127, SG 132/136 cat £7500/£7000. Key stamp as any wmk Anchor are at least 5 times rarer than wmk Maltese Cross. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1360)
(€1300)
(£1140)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1950)
(£1710)
A$
2004
1867-83 QV £1 brown-lilac, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), wmk Large Anchor, slightly blued paper. Superb fresh MLH with nice original gum & excellent colour. SG Spec J127t, SG 132s cat £12,000 (normal cat £160,000). Beautiful example of this rarity - extremely rare even as a specimen. (P)
  A$7000
(US$4760)
(€4550)
(£3990)
  A$10000
(US$6800)
(€6500)
(£5700)
A$
2005
1867-83 QV £5 orange, slightly BLUED paper, letters CG. Fresh MLH appearance (nicely regummed), tiny edge flts & partly reperfed but superb looking with nice pastel shade of early printing. SG Spec J128, SG 133 cat £60,000. Major rarity in genuine unused condition. 2007 BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€5200)
(£4560)
  A$12000
(US$8160)
(€7800)
(£6840)
A$
2006
1867-83 QV £5 orange, slightly BLUED paper, letters CG. Superb VFU with 'Blackhall Cheenock 10 Jy 82' small cds from correct blued paper use period, nice pastel shade of early printing, perfect perfs & centering. SG Spec J128, SG 133 cat £21,875+ inc SG Specified +75% premium for lightly used. Extremely rare so nice - we have only once had an example equally as attractive & it sold for $14,500+ comm in auction 321. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€5200)
(£4560)
  A$12000
(US$8160)
(€7800)
(£6840)
A$
2007
1867-83 QV £5 orange, letters AM, white paper. Superb fresh MLH, nice original gum & beautiful bright colour. SG 137 cat £12,500+. Extremely rare in mint condition as very few collectors could afford to buy such a high denomination stamp (= 5 gold sovereigns!). Iconic Great Britain QV stamp & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$9000
(US$6120)
(€5850)
(£5130)
  A$12000
(US$8160)
(€7800)
(£6840)
A$
2008
1870 QV ½d rose IMPERF from imprimatur sheet, plate 9, letters ST-TS. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 large margins. SG Spec G4 (imp) cat 'from £950' for UN of the common plates & not priced separately for plate 9. SG 48a/49a cat £3000 as normal M imperf, from common plates, while plate 9, normal perf stamp cat £5000. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€520)
(£456)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€780)
(£684)
A$
2009
1876-80 QV Telegraphs 6d grey plate 1, UR cnr marginal imperf blk of 4, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters NA-OB. Superb fresh 2 MLH/2MUH, all 4 margins. SG Spec L212t cat £520 for M singles, should be at least double, MUH so £880 for this blk, SG T6-1s cat £500 for normals. Extremely rare positioned multiple. (P)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€143)
(£125)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€228)
(£200)
A$
2010
1876-80 QV Telegraph 10/- grey-green, plate 1, opt SPECIMEN (type 8), letters CD. VF fresh M. SG Spec L235s, SG T16s cat £400 (normal £1750). (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
A$
2011
1876-80 QV Telegraph 10/- grey-green, Plate 1, letters DC, opt SPECIMEN (type 9). Superb fresh M. SG Spec L235s, SG T16s cat £400 (normal £1750). (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2012
1876-80 QV Telegraph £5 dull mauve, imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (type 8) diag letters DM. Superb UN, mounted on card, 4 margins. SG Spec L237(p) cat £1300, SG T18(p) cat £45,000 for normal. Very rare. (P)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
2013
1882-1901 IR OFFICIAL opt QV 5/- rose, white paper, letters FF, opt SPECIMEN (SG type II). Superb fresh MLH. SG Spec L7(2)t, SG O9s cat £1750 & under-catalogued (normal cat £12,000). 2015 RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$884)
(€845)
(£741)
  A$2000
(US$1360)
(€1300)
(£1140)
A$
2014
1883-84 QV 2/6 lilac, sl blued paper, letters FH-HF. VF fresh M, partial original gum. SG 175 cat £6000. Rare stamp. (P)
  A$1100
(US$748)
(€715)
(£627)
  A$1600
(US$1088)
(€1040)
(£912)
A$
2015
1883-84 QV 10/- pale ultramarine on white paper. Superb fresh MLH. SG Spec K14(3), SG 183a cat £2500. Scarce in such nice quality. (P)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€650)
(£570)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€975)
(£855)
A$
2016
1883-86 'GOVT PARCELS' opt QV 9d dull green, letters NL-LN. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum, bottom marginal. SG Spec L20, SG O63 cat £2750 for M, should be at least double, £5500 MUH. Genuine mint almost never seen while this pristine MUH example is a significant rarity. 2010 RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$3800
(US$2584)
(€2470)
(£2166)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3250)
(£2850)
A$
2017
1884 QV £1 brown-lilac, letters NA, wmk 3 Imperial Crowns. VF fresh MLH appearance (nicely regummed), with excellent deep colour SG Spec K15, SG 185 cat £28,000. Very attractive example of this significant mint rarity. 2015 BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€5200)
(£4560)
  A$12000
(US$8160)
(€7800)
(£6840)
A$
2018
1901-1910 KEVII set to 1/- M (ex 4d orange). SG cat £450 as cheapest, plus 5/- M, vert gum crease. SG 318 cat £425 for a total of £875 = A$1500. VF appearance with lovely bright colours. (14).
  A$160
(US$109)
(€104)
(£91)
  A$240
(US$163)
(€156)
(£137)
A$
2019
1902-10 KEVII 1d red, DLR booklet printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 22). F-VF fresh MUH, typical bklt perfs. SG 219s, SG Spec M5w cat £275 for M, should be at least double, £550 MUH. 2021 Ceremuga photo cert . (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2020
1902-10 KEVII 1d red, DLR printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 17), wmk Imperial Crown inverted. Superb fresh MUH. SG 219wis, SG Spec M5au cat £400 for M, should be at least double, £800 MUH. Rare genuine example. 2021 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€228)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2021
1902-10 KEVII 9d dull purple & ultramarine DLR printing, ordinary paper. VF fresh MUH. SG 250 cat £275 for M, should be at least double, £550 MUH. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€179)
(£157)
A$
2022
1902-10 KEVII 10d dull purple & carmine, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 16). VF MLH, vert gum crease. SG Spec M42s, SG 254s cat £500. Quite rare. (P)
  A$80
(US$54)
(€52)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€78)
(£68)
A$
2023
1902-10 KEVII 1/- dull green & carmine, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 16). F-VF MLH vert crease. SG Spec M45s, SG257s cat £400. Quite rare. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€46)
(£40)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€78)
(£68)
A$
2024
1902-10 KEVII 2/6 lilac, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 16). VF fresh M. SG Spec M48t, SG 260s cat £400. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2025
1902-10 KEVII 5/- bright carmine opt SPECIMEN (type 10). Fresh M, vert creases, VF appearance. SG Spec M51s, SG 263s cat £400. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
A$
2026
1902-10 KEVII £1 dull blue-green, DLR printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 17). F-VF fresh M, nice colour. SG 266s cat £2000 as normal. SG Spec M55t cat £3800. Very rare & sought after opt type. 2021 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$2800
(US$1904)
(€1820)
(£1596)
  A$3800
(US$2584)
(€2470)
(£2166)
A$
2027
1902-04 'BOARD OF EDUCATION' opt KEVII 2½d ultramarine. VF fresh M, beautiful colour. SG Spec M25, SGO85 cat £5000. Very rare genuine, photo cert can be obtained on request (P)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1950)
(£1710)
  A$4500
(US$3060)
(€2925)
(£2565)
A$
2028
1911-13 KEVII 7d slate-grey, Somerset House printing, opt CANCELLED (SG type 26). Superb fresh MUH. SG 305(s). SG Spec M38s cat £350 for M, should be at least double, £700 MUH. RPSL photo-cert for strip of 3, plus 2021 Ceremuga photo-cert . (P)
  A$425
(US$289)
(€276)
(£242)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€390)
(£342)
A$
2029
1911-13 KEVII 7d slate-grey, Somerset House printing, opt CANCELLED (SG type 25). Superb fresh MUH, right marginal. SG 305(s). SG Spec M38t cat £450 for M, should be at least double, £900 MUH. Rare RPSL photo-cert for strip of 3, plus 2021 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$550
(US$374)
(€358)
(£314)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€520)
(£456)
A$
2030
1912 KGV Downey Head 1d scarlet, opt SPECIMEN, SG type 22 (14¾x2mm), wmk simple cypher upright. F-VF fresh MUH, typical perfs at base from booklet pane. SG 345(s), SG Spec N10s cat £325 for M, should be at least double, £650 MUH. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2031
1913 KGV Seahorses 2/6 sepia-brown Waterlow printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 26). VF fresh M. SG Spec N63s, SG 400s cat £650. Brandon photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€390)
(£342)
A$
2032
1913 KGV Seahorses 5/- rose-carmine, Waterlow printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 26). VF fresh MLH. SG Spec N66s, SG 401s cat £950. (P)
  A$550
(US$374)
(€358)
(£314)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€520)
(£456)
A$
2033
1913 KGV Seahorses 10/- indigo-blue, Waterlow printing. VF fresh M. SG Spec N69(1), SG 402 cat £1000. (P)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
A$
2034
1913 KGV Seahorses 10/- indigo-blue, Waterlow printing, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 26). VF fresh MLH, nice deep colour. SG Spec N69s, SG 402s cat £1200. (P)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
2035
1913 KGV Seahorses £1 deep green, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 26). VF fresh MLH, beautiful deep colour. SG Spec N72s, SG 403s cat £3000. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1170)
(£1026)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1625)
(£1425)
A$
2036
1913 KGV Seahorses £1 dull blue-green. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG Spec N72(3), SG 404 cat £2800 for M, should be at least double, £5600 MUH. Rare in genuine MUH condition & photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1950)
(£1710)
  A$4500
(US$3060)
(€2925)
(£2565)
A$
2037
1915 KGV Seahorses 10/- blue, DLR printing. VF MLH. SG Spec N70(1), SG 412 cat £3250. Rare. Dr Enzo Diena photo cert (P)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€975)
(£855)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1625)
(£1425)
A$
2038
1915 KGV Seahorses 10/- pale blue, DLR printing. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG Spec N70(4), SG 413 cat £3500 for M, should be at least double, £7000 MUH. PE/GB photo cert. (P)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1950)
(£1710)
  A$4500
(US$3060)
(€2925)
(£2565)
A$
2039
1935 KGV Silver Jubilee 2/- blue & 3/- red booklets. VF fresh MUH. SG BB16 & 28 cat £180. (2) (P)
  A$90
(US$61)
(€59)
(£51)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€78)
(£68)
A$
2040
1952-54 QEII 6d reddish-purple blk of 6 (2x3) wmk Crown E2R, error factory paper join showing reverse join across base of top pr & front join visible through design about 2-3mm below top of bottom pr, central pr double thickness paper. VF fresh MUH. SG 523(var). Very rare specialist item. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2041
1958-65 QEII 6d deep claret horiz strip of 3 wmk mult crowns, error large void across lower half of 1st stamp & slightly on 2nd stamp, with an 'oily' haze around the void area. VF fresh MUH. SG 579(var). Spectacular. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2042
1965 PO Tower 1/3 no phosphor bands, error bronze of shading box around Queen shifted left & down, as indicated by the traffic light margin at right showing shifted bronze circle. VF fresh MUH, normal with 3 phosphor bands to compare. SG 680(var). Rare, spectacular positional example. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2043
1977-97 Machin errors selection MUH/CTO inc ½p black, 3p bright magenta, 12½p light emerald vertical pr, 13p pale chestnut, 15½p, 17p all with misplaced perfs CTO. Then 14p deep blue misplaced perfs MUH. Scotland 1997 20p bright green SG W79 (2) both with misplaced perfs F U & CTO. Also 1977 7p purple-brown imperf pr SG X875a cat £140, 1993 24p chestnut perf 11 Postal Forgery MUH & VF U, plus dull brown self-adhesive Postal Forgery MUH. (16) (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2044
1979 Flowers 11p Bluebells, marg horiz pr, error IMPERF. VF fresh MUH. SG 1081a cat £3250. Very rare, only 10-15 prs recorded. (2) (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€520)
(£456)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€780)
(£684)
A$
2045
1981 Butterflies 18p error gold QEII head shifted right 6mm, UR cnr blk of 6 with colour alignment marks showing gold line shifted. VF fresh MUH, plus normal single to compare. SG 1152(var). Only 1 sheet of 50 recorded making this a unique blk. (7) (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
A$
2046
1992 Windsor Castle £5 (Harrison plate) error comp offset inc optically variable Queen's Head which changes colour from gold to green. Superb fresh MUH. SG 1614(var) unlisted. Quite spectacular. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2047
1994-2017 NVI Machin errors & oddities specialised selection MUH/F U/CTO. Inc 1994 2nd Class blue 'Postal Forgery' Used. With annotation describing how stocks of these were seized by the PO investigators. 2001 1st Class in orange pr & 2 singles all with misplaced perfs resulting in stamps being split. All F U. 2004 1st Class in gold x 3 F U/CTO classified/theorised as possible printer's trial or forgeries. 2009 2nd Class blue 2 vertical prs ea with misplaced perfs resulting in severing of stamps. 2017 1st Class in gold, 1st Class Large in red, self-adhesives MUH stated to be forgeries, plus Used genuine examples for comparison. All VF. An intriguing selection for the specialist, some extras. (23) (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€111)
(£97)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€179)
(£157)
A$
2048
Great Britain: 1840-2020 collection in 2 s/books inc 1840 QV 1d black (2) & 2d blue, no lines. 1841 QV 1d red & 2d blue with lines (4 U) strip of 3. 1854-57 QV 1d & 2d 'Stars'. 1858-64 QV 2d blue plate selection. 1864-79 QV 1d red plates. 1870 QV ½d plates, plus 1½d. 1847-54 QV Embossed 6d, 10d & 1/-. 1855-58 QV 4d, 6d & 1/-. 1862-64 QV small cnr letters 3d to 1/-. 1865-73 QV white cnr letters to 2/-. 1873-80 QV coloured cnr letters to 1/-. 1867-83 QV 5/-. 1883-89 green & lilacs to 6d. 1883-84 QV 2/6, 5/- & 10/-. 1887-1900 QV Jubilee set to £1. 1951 KGVI Pic high val set. 1939-47 KGVI high val set to £1. 1951 KGVI Pic high val set to £1. Very good coverage of QEII inc Wildings, Machins, Commems & M/S. Also range of Regionals. BoB inc Postage Dues & Channel Is. Mostly G-VF M/U, some mixed earlies. SG cat £20,000+ = A$36,000+. (4200, 45 M/S) (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€780)
(£684)
  A$2000
(US$1360)
(€1300)
(£1140)
A$
2049
Great Britain: 1864-2012 Mint collection in s/book inc 1841 QV 2d blue 1864-79 QV 1d red selection of plates (6). 1870 QV ½d (2). 1873-80 QV 2½d, coloured cnr letters, plate 4 & 14. 1881 QV 1d lilac, wmk inverted. 1887-1900 QV Jubilee vals to both 1/-. 1902-13 KEVII vals to 1/- with last 2 MUH. 1912-26 KGV vals to 1/- inc wmks inverted & sideways. 1913-19 KGV Seahorses 2/6 1934-36 KGV Photo set to 1/-. 1939-47 KGVI high val set to £1. 1948 Silver Wedding set. 1951 KGVI Pic high val set to £1. QEII pre-decimal Commems largely comp. Good coverage of decimals inc Machins to 1990. FV of decimal is about £150. Mostly F-VF M/MUH. SG cat £11,000 = A$20,000+. (1350 + 8 M/S) (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€780)
(£684)
  A$2000
(US$1360)
(€1300)
(£1140)
A$
2050
1840 Mulready 1d black envelope, with black Maltese Cross pmk & Chesterle Street 1841 cds b/s to Newcastle upon Tyne. SG ME2 cat £550. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2051
1857 Registered folded letter franked QV 1/- green tied by barred oval diamond '50' & with '(crown) Registed' h/s in red. To Sydney with large red Maltese Cross & Sydney b/s. SG 72 cat £425 on cover. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2052
1934 Parcel piece franked KGV re-engraved Seahorses 5/- (2 blks of 4) & 10/- (2) with multiple 'TH B' perfins. F-VF U, 'Rugby 15 OC 37' cds. SG 451 & 452 cat £840+ as loose stamp, plus premium for perfin multiples. Extremely rare franking. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
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