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4886
1847-54 QV Embossed 6d mauve. Actual stamp is MUH with nice never hinged original gum (hinged in margin only), with left selvedge & 2 margins. SG Spec H3(1), SG 58 cat £19,500 for M, should be at least double, £39,000 MUH. Although poorly cut, it is still major rarity MUH & cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$1000
4887
1840 QV 1d black, Plate 1b, letters QB. VFM, sl disturbed gum, 4 large margins. SG 2-PL1b cat £12,500 = A$24,000. RPSL photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1900
4888
1840 QV 1d intense black, plate 4, letters RF. Superb fresh M appearance (regummed), 4 margins. SG Spec AS22, SG 1-PL4 cat £17,500. Rare genuine unused. 2015 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
4889
1840 QV 1d black, plate 5, letters KF. Fresh MLH appearance (nicely regummed), 3½ margin. SG Spec AS25 SG 2-PL5 cat £12,500 = A$24,000. Rare genuine unused. 2018 Scheller photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1100
4890
1840 QV 1d black Plate 5, letters SI. VFU, 4 margins, black Maltese Cross pmk. SG 2 PL-5 cat £375. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
4891
1840 QV 1d black Plate 9, letters NI. VFU, 4 margins, black Maltese Cross pmk. SG 2-PL9 cat £625. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
4892
1840 QV 1d black, plate 11, letters GI. GU, 2 margins on tiny piece with black Maltese Cross on piece. SG 2-PL11 cat £4600. Rarest 1d black plate & cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
4893
1840 QV 1d black, Plate 11, letters IL. GU, 2 margins on tiny piece with black Maltese Cross pmk. SG 2-PL11 cat £4600. Rarest 1d black plate & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
4894
1840 QV 2d blue, no lines, plate 1, letters QK. VFU, 4 margins, black Maltese Cross pmk. SG 5-PL1 cat £975. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
4895
1840 QV 2d pale blue no lines, plate 1, letters HA. Superb M, part redistributed gum, 4 large margins & nice colour. SG Spec DS6, SG 6-PL1 cat £48,000. Extremely rare in genuine unused condition. 2015 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$7000
4896
1840 Official QV 1d black VR, letters, letters FF. VFU, with concentric rings target cancel, which was used for cancellation trials, tiny expert repair in LL cnr basically invisible, 4 margins. SG Spec VR1, SG V1 cat £35,000 & under-catalogued. Extremely rare genuine example. RPSL photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
4897
1841 QV 1d Red-brown, imperf, letters OG. F-VF UN, almost 3 margins. SG 8 cat £600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4898
1841 QV 1d Pale red-brown, imperf, letters HE. Fresh M, with original gum, tiny thins, 3½ margins. SG 9 cat £675. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4899
1841 QV 2d pale blue white lines, plate 3, letters KI, variety 'guideline though value.' F-VF M, nice original gum, 3 margins. SG Spec ES10g, SG 13b cat £9500. Very rare. RPSL photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
4900
1841 QV 2d blue, with lines, letters MA. Superb fresh M, with original gum, 4 margins. SG 14 cat £6250. Rare genuine mint example & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4901
1841 QV 2d blue, with lines, letters LA. Fresh M, with original gum, small expertly repaired tiny tear at left, 4 margins & superb appearance. SG 14 cat £6250. Rare genuine mint example. (P)
 SOLD at A$800
4902
1841 QV 2d dull blue white lines, letters CF, Plate 3. F-VF M, part gum, 3 margins. SG Spec ES11, SG 14 cat £6250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
4903
1841 QV 2d bright blue white lines, letters JD, Plate 3. Fresh M, 2 margins, nice original gum. SG Spec ES11, SG 14 cat £6250 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4904
1841 QV 2d violet-blue white lines, letters SA, Plate 4, variety strong 'ivory head', paper with sl sign of lavender tint. VF fresh UN, 4 margins (3 large & close but clear at left). SG Spec ES17 cat £12,000 for this shade combination. SG 14/15aa cat £6250 as cheapest blue shade & cat £28,000 for violet-blue on strongly lavender tinted paper. Significant rarity. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4905
1847-54 QV Embossed 1/- pale green, opt SPECIMEN type 1 in red, 2 silk threads 4½mm apart. F-VF UN, cut square, almost 4 margins. SG Spec H1s, SG 54s cat £2500 (normal cat £24,000). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4906
1847-54 QV Embossed 10d brown, Die II, with 2 silk threads 5mm apart. Superb M, nice original gum, sl gum staining on right edge but overall very fresh & excellent embossing, cut square with 4 margins. SG Spec H2(1), SG 57(2) cat £11,500. Unusually nice example & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$2700
4907
1847-54 QV Embossed 10d brown, opt SPECIMEN type 1 in black, 2 silk threads 4mm apart. F-VF M, original gum with some adhesions, cut square, 3 margins, 1mm cut in margin. SG Spec H2S, SG 57s cat £3000 (normal cat £11,500). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4908
1847-54 QV Embossed 6d purple, opt SPECIMEN type 1. F-VF MLH, original gum, cut square, 3 margins. SG Spec H3S, SG 60/62s cat £3500 (normal cat £19,500). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4909
1855-57 QV 4d carmine, no cnr letters, wmk small garter, on highly glazed, deeply blued paper. FU, barred numeral pmk. SG Spec J47, SG 62 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
4910
1855-57 QV 4d carmine, no cnr letters, wmk medium garter, on white paper. GU, barred oval '15' pmk. SG Spec J50(1), SG 64 cat £500.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4911
1855-57 QV 4d rose, no cnr letters, wmk large garter, on ordinary paper. F-VF fresh M, with original gum. SG Spec J51(2), SG 66a cat £1750. (P)
 SOLD at A$550
4912
1855-57 QV 6d pale lilac no cnr letters, on Azure paper. F-VFU, barred pmk. SG Spec J70t, SG 70a cat £950. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4913
1855-57 QV 6d pale lilac no cnr letters, on thick paper. FU, barred oval '466' pmk. SG Spec J70d, SG 70b cat £425.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4914
1855-57 QV 1/- green no cnr letters. FU, barred oval '98' pmk. SG Spec J100(2), SG 72 cat £350.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4915
1858-76 QV 2d blue, plate 12, letters 4 cnrs JN-NJ. VF fresh MLH with very nice original gum. SG Spec G2-PL12, SG 45-PL12 cat £3000+. The rarest plate no of this issue & almost never seen in such nice quality. 2018 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4916
1858-76 QV 2d deep blue, plate 15, letters in all 4 cnrs ER-RE. F-VF fresh M, original gum. SG Spec G3-PL15, SG 47-PL15 cat £525. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4917
1858-76 QV 2d deep blue, plate 15, letters 4 cnrs 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4918
1860 QV 1½d rosy mauve, Plate 1, letters AL-LA, unissued. Superb fresh MLH, nice original gum, left marginal with part inscription, beautiful bright colour. SG Spec G5. SG 53a cat £8500++. Fantastic quality example of this rare stamp. Dr Enzo Diena photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
4919
1860 QV 1½d rosy-mauve, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 7), wmk Large Crown, blued paper. F-VF UN with nice bright colour. SG Spec G5s. SG 53as cat £1750 (normal cat £8500). Rare unissued stamp. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4920
1862-64 QV Small cnr letters basic set 3d to 1/- plus 4d with hairlines. Mostly G-FU. SG ex 76-90 cat £1715. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4921
1862-64 QV 6d lilac, small white cnr letters JH-HJ, wmk emblems INVERTED. Fresh M, re-perfed 2 sides. SG Spec J71e, SG 84wi cat £8250. Extremely rare wmk error. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
4922
1865-73 QV 4d vermilion. Large white cnr letters LA-AL, plate 11, IMPERF, wmk large garter INVERTED. Superb fresh UN, 4 large margins & bright colour. SG Spec J58a, SG 94a cat £8500. Extremely rare imperf error & certtificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4923
1865-73 QV 9d straw. Large white letters LN-NL, wmk emblems, plate 4. F-VF fresh MUH appearance (nicely regummed). SG Spec J94, SG 98 cat £4800. Rare stamp. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4924
1867-80 QV 6d Deep lilac, with hyphen. Large white cnr letters, wmk Spray, plate 6. F-VF U, barred oval 26 pmk. SG Spec J75, SG 105 cat £175.
 AVAILABLE at A$25
4925
1867-80 QV 6d Purple, with hyphen. Large white cnr letters GG-GG, wmk Spray, plate 6. F-VF U, barred oval '498' pmk. SG Spec J75, SG 106 cat £200.
 SOLD at A$30
4926
1867-80 QV 9d Straw, large white cnr letters, plate 4, wmk Spray. F-VF U, barred 'N 18' pmk. SG Spec J96, SG 110 cat £325.
 SOLD at A$45
4927
1867-80 QV 9d pale straw, large white cnr letters, wmk spray, with perfin ' RF & Co'. VF fresh MLH, nice original gum. SG Spec J96(2). SG 111 cat £2400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4928
1867-80 QV 2/- deep blue, large white cnr letters with wing margin, wmk Spray. VFU, 'JU 22 72' cds. SG Spec J118, SG 119 cat £240.
 SOLD at A$50
4929
1867-80 QV 2/- dull blue, large white cnr letters, wmk Spray. FU, barred '165' pmk. SG Spec J118, SG 118 cat £225.
 SOLD at A$30
4930
1867-80 QV 2/- brown Sperati Forgery printed on genuine paper from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & genuine barred oval 'a' pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. F-VF U. SG 121 cat £4250 for normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4931
1867-83 QV 10/- greenish-grey, wmk Maltese Cross, letters EA-AE from the narrow top row of sheet. F-VF fresh MLH with large part original gum, nice colour. SG Spec J124, SG 128 cat £60,000. Major rarity in mint condition. 2001 RPSL photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$18000
4932
1867-83 QV 10/- Greenish-grey, wmk Maltese Cross. GU, barred oval 'R' pmk, minor flts SG Spec J124, SG 128 cat £3200. Budget example of this scarce high value. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4933
1867-83 QV £1 brown-lilac, wmk Maltese Cross, letters JC-CJ, opt SPECIMEN type 9. F-VF fresh UN. SG Spec J126t, SG 129s cat £6250 (normal cat £90,000). Very rare top value. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4934
1867-83 QV £1 Brown-lilac wmk Maltese Cross. U with 'Glasgow DE 9 82' cds, tear at top but superb appearance. SG Spec J126, SG 129 cat £7875 inc SG specified +75% premium for lightly used. Beautiful looking example offered at budget price. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
4935
1867-83 QV £1 brown-lilac, wmk Maltese Cross. Superb U, Registered cds. SG Spec J126, SG 129 cat £7875 inc SG specified +75% premium for lightly Used. Beautiful quality example & rare so nice. (P)
 SOLD at A$2000
4936
1867-83 QV 5/- rose, plate 4, on blued paper, wmk Anchor. VFU, 'Registered 20 JY 83' oval pmk. SG Spec J123, SG 130 cat £4800. Excellent example of this rare stamp. (P)
 SOLD at A$1000
4937
1867-83 QV 10/- grey-green, blued paper, wmk Large Anchor. Superb U, 'Telegraph Office APR 8 1884' cds. SG Spec J125, SG 131 cat £9100 inc SG specified +75% premium for lightly used. Very scarce. Caffaz photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$2300
4938
1867-83 QV £5 orange, letters AF, on blued paper, opt SPECIMEN (type 9). VF fresh MLH, sl diag crease. SG Spec J128s, SG 133s cat £3500 (normal cat £70,000). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4939
1867-83 QV £5 orange, letters AC, on strongly blued paper, opt SPECIMEN (type 9). Superb fresh MLH with very nice original gum. SG Spec J128s, SG 133s cat £3500 (normal £70,000). Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4940
1867-83 QV 10/- greenish grey, wmk Large Anchor, white paper, letters. VFU, light cds. SG Spec J125a, SG 135 cat £7875 inc SG Specified +75% premium for lightly used. Unusually nice quality. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
4941
1867-83 QV £1 brown-lilac, wmk Large Anchor, white paper. Superb U, 'Glasgow MY 15 83' cds. SG Spec J127a, SG 136 cat £15,750 inc SG specified +75% premium for lightly U. Exceptional quality. Dr Enzo Diena photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
4942
1867-83 QV £5 orange, letters CL, white paper. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum, intense bright colour & excellent centring. SG 137 cat £14,500 for M, should be at least double, £29,000 MUH. Very rare stamp mint as few people could afford to keep a £5 stamp in those times (5 gold sovereigns!). Major rarity in such pristine MUH quality & stunning example of this key stamp. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$18000
4943
1867-83 QV £5 orange, white paper, letters DM. GU, heavy numeral cancels but which do not obscure either of the '£5' denominations, tiny repair to UL cnr perf, o/w sound condition. SG Spec J128, SG 137 cat £4750. Rare top value at attractive price. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
4944
1870 QV ½d rose, comp set of IMPERFS from imprimatur sheets, comprising plate 1 letters QT, plate 3 letters IT, plate 4 letters UT, plate 5 letters UT, plate 6 letters ST, plate 8 letters VT, plate 9 letters ST, plate 10 letters GA, plate 11 letters ST, plate 12 letters IA, plate 13 letters HA, plate 14 letters CA, plate 15 letters ET, plate 19 letters GT & plate 20 letters QA. VF UN as made, all 4 margins, plate 12 top marginal with imprint. SG Spec G4 cat £22,500+ as imprimaturs, SG 49a(var) would cat £67,500+ as normal imperfs. Extremely rare set for specialist. (15) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6250
4945
1870 QV ½d Rose, all issued plates inc Plate 8 & 9. Most G-VF U, Plate 20 is UN. SG 48/49 cat £1700 = A$3300+ (15) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4946
1872-73 QV 6d Grey, plate 12. Large white cnr letters, wmk Spray. U, barred oval '782' pmk. SG Spec J81, SG 125 cat £300.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4947
1873-80 QV 3d rose, coloured letters HT-TH, plate 14, IMPERF from imprimatur sheet, wmk spray. Superb M, 4 margins. SG 144(var), SG Spec J38(var) cat £2500. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4949
1876-80 QV Telegraph ½d orange, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters QJ, error shifted perfs. F-VF MUH, right marginal. SG Spec L201s, SG T1s cat £65 for M, should be at least double, £130 MUH.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4950
1876-80 QV Telegraph ½d orange, UR cnr marginal horiz strip of 3, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters RA-TA, error greatly shifted perfs. F-VF MUH. SG Spec L201s, SG T1s cat £195 for M singles, should be at least double, £390 MUH, plus premium for error strip. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4951
1876-80 QV Telegraph 1d red-brown, plate 1, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters HA. F-VF MUH. SG Spec L202s, SG T2s cat £65 for M, should be at least double, £130 MUH.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4952
1876-80 QV Telegraph 1d red-brown, plate 2, opt SPECIMEN (type 10), letters II. VF fresh M. SG Spec L203s, SG T2-2s cat £65+ plus premium for scarcer specimen.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4953
1876-80 QV Telegraph 1d red-brown plate 3, blk of 4 opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters CA-DB. F-VF 2M/2MUH, some gum creases. SG Spec L203s, SG T2s cat £260 for M, should be at least double, £390 MUH, plus premium for rare blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4954
1876-80 QV Telegraph 1d red-brown, plate 5, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), letters DE. VF fresh MUH, gum creases. SG Spec L204s, SG T2s cat £65 for M, should be at least double, £130 MUH.
 AVAILABLE at A$15
4955
1876-80 QV Telegraph 4d sage-green, imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN diag (type 11). VF MUH, gum creases, right marginal with 4 margins. SG Spec L211(CF)s cat £135 for M, should be at least double, £270 MUH, SG T5 normal cat £150 for M.
 AVAILABLE at A$35
4956
1876-80 QV Telegraph 6d grey plate 1, opt SPECIMEN diag (type 11), letters QG. VF fresh M. SG Spec L212s(var), SG T6s var cat £75+ (normal £125).
 AVAILABLE at A$25
4957
1876-80 QV Telegraph 6d grey, Plate 1, opt SPECIMEN (type 9). VF fresh M, ink from opt on top perfs. SG Spec L212s, SG T6 cat £75 (normal £125).
 AVAILABLE at A$20
4958
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4959
1876-80 QV Telegraph 3/- grey-green imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (SG type diag, letters LD. VF fresh UN, 4 margins. SG Spec L229(p) cat £130, SG T11(p) cat £175 for normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4960
1876-80 QV Telegraphs 3/- brown lilac, imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 8) diag, letters LL. VF fresh UN, 4 margins. SG Spec L229(p) cat £130, SG T11(p) cat £175 for normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4961
1876-80 QV Telegraphs 3/- pale ultramarine imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (SG type 8) diag letter GI. VF fresh UN, 4 margins. SG Spec L229(p) cat £130, SG T11(p) cat £175 for normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4962
1876-80 QV Telegraph 3/- slate-blue, plate 1, opt SPECIMEN (type 9), wmk Spray sideways, letters SC. F-VF MLH. SG spec L229s, SG T11s cat £120 (normal £175).
 AVAILABLE at A$40
4963
1876-80 QV Telegraph 10/- grey-green, letters EE, opt SPECIMEN (type 8, 14½x2½mm). VF UN. SG Spec L235s. SG T16s cat £400 (normal £1750). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
4964
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
4965
1876-80 QV Telegraph 10/- slate-blue imperf Colour Trial opt SPECIMEN diag (type 8), letters DF. Stamp F-VF MUH, 3 margins UR cnr marginal with part inscription, sl gum creases. SG Spec L235(CT)s cat £325 for M, should be at least £650 MUH, SG T16s normal Specimen cat £400 & normal cat £1750 for M. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4966
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4967
1876-80 QV Telegraph £1 pale ultramarine, imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (type 8) diag, letters DF. Superb fresh MLH, 4 margins. SG Spec L236(p) cat £800, SG T17(p) cat £8250 for normal. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
4968
1876-80 QV Telegraph £5 slate-blue, 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 £30,000 as normal. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
4969
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 £30,000 for normal. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
4970
1876-80 QV Telegraphs £5 orange, top value, wmk Shamrocks, letters AC. Superb U, 'Glasgow AP 13 78' cds. SG Spec L237, SG T18 cat £5600 inc SG Specified +75% premium for lightly used. Much rarer than the normal postage £5 & exceptional quality example. (P)
 SOLD at A$2500
4971
1876-80 QV Telegraph £1 pale ultramarine, imperf Colour Trial, opt SPECIMEN (type 8) diag, letters AO. Superb fresh MLH, 4 margins. SG Spec L236(p) cat £800, SG T17(p) cat £8250 for normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4972
1880-83 QV Surch set 3d/3d lilac & 6d/6d lilac. VFU, nice colours. SG 159 & 162 cat £310. (2).
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4973
1880-83 QV 1/- orange-brown coloured letters in cnrs CS-SC, plate 13, wmk crown. VFU. SG 163-PL 13 cat £298 inc SG specified +75% premium for lightly used.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
4974
1881 QV Inland Revenue 6d reddish lilac Postal Fiscal, wmk anchor (20mm), perf 14. Superb fresh M, nice original gum. SG F27 cat £350+ Unusually nice quality for this difficult issue. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
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