Tennants Auctioneers: Stamps, Postal History and Postcards, 14017, Leyburn

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
03/15/2023 - 03/15/2023
Page Size: 285 items in 12 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Mulready envelopes and letter-sheets, twenty-four 1d types (of which 14 used) and a 2d unused envelope.

GBP 350.00 - 400.00GBP 1,320.00

1840, 12th May Mulready usage with penny black plate 1a tied by neat red Maltese cross and with four good margins.

1840GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 540.00

1840 1d black pairs used on cover.

1840GBP 400.00 - 500.00GBP 540.00

1840 1d black plate 11 (R-J) on cover.

1840GBP 1,000.00 - 1,250.00Not Sold

1840 1d black plate 11 (R-E) with four margins (wide at top) tied on May 18th 1841 cover to Cirencester by the usual black Maltese cross, alongside Chalford cds.

1840GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,200.00

The so-called white (or oxidised pink) Maltese cross of Cirencester, tying three-margins plate 8 penny black to a large part of cover incorporating clearly struck Cirencester Feb.

GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 180.00

Handsworth blue 'Py_P No.15' framed postmark tying penny black (plate 4, margin along frame at lower left) on cover, the stamp also tied neatly by red MX.

GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 144.00

Haslingden Penny Post cancels tying penny blacks, both four-margins: plate 3 on cover and plate 7 on front, each with additional postmarks.

GBP 500.00 - 650.00Not Sold

T.P. Pall Mall' receiving house cancel tying plate 1a penny black (heavily worn impression) with red MX on cover to Cambridge with red italic 'Too Late' postmark

GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 456.00

London receiving house postmarks: 'T.P. Portugal St.' tying four-margin penny black (plate 4) along with red MX on large-part cover; and 'TP Deptford' alongside four-margin 1d black (plate 9) on cover with black MX not tying.

GBP 250.00 - 300.00Not Sold

Manchester Maltese crosses on penny blacks: plate 2 with nice margins tied on cover by red cross, plus plate 8 four margins on front with unusual deep shade MX.

GBP 180.00 - 220.00GBP 264.00

Orkney: a nice pair of covers showing the orange-brown Maltese cross of Kirkwall, the crosses each tying excellent four-margin penny blacks: plate 1b August 1840 to Edinburgh, plate 3 July 1840 to Peebles.

1840GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 540.00

Penny black (plate 1b) tied on London local cover (13 Nov. 1840) by perfect strike of the black Maltese cross during the experimental period of use, with Chancery Lane receiving house pmk in green alongside, the stamp with four very nice margins.

1840GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 300.00

Two splendid examples of red Maltese crosses of Scotland: Edinburgh tying plate 5 (four margins, very close along top) on cover of 29th July 1840, and the distinctive Perth cross tying plate 6 (four margins) on cover of 12th August 1840.

1840GBP 300.00 - 350.00GBP 360.00

An 1840 family correspondence of eleven covers from October to December: ten penny blacks and one 2d blue.

1840GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00GBP 900.00

1840 1d blacks (5) on piece, all tied by red Maltese crosses: plate 1b (JC) 3 margins; plate 2 (HA) 3 margins; plate 4 (HD) 2 margins; plate 4 (HH) four margins, vertical crease, alongside Irish 'Athboy Penny Post'; plate 7 four margins beside Barnsbury R

1840GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 420.00

Penny black postal history group of nine covers/fronts with unusual postmarks etc.

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,250.00GBP 1,440.00

1840 2d blue plate 2 horizontal pair (only lower margin complete) tied by black Maltese crosses to cover with London croix patée (Nov.19 1841) and Kendal blue cds arrival pmk.

1840GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 240.00

1840 2d plate 2 vertical pair (three margins, wide at both sides) tied by black Maltese crosses to cover Dumfries (June 19th 1841) to Edinburgh.

1840GBP 250.00 - 350.00Not Sold

1841 2d blue plate 3, tied on large-part cover (top and bottom flaps but no sides) by number 7 in Maltese cross, the cancel clear on four-margined stamp essentially unaffected by foxing at edges of sheet.

1841GBP 120.00 - 170.00GBP 144.00

Complete numbers in Maltese crosses on cover, nine of the numbers on penny red imperfs including two pairs, the rest of the numbers ('2', '7' and '8') on 1d pink postal stationery envelopes.

GBP 250.00 - 300.00GBP 384.00

1858-79 1d red mint inscription multiples: plate 106 top two rows of the sheet with full top margin inscription and circled plate numbers at left and right, though missing stamp AA, some perf issues on lower left stamps and some reinforcement; plate 170 r

1858-79GBP 200.00 - 250.00GBP 384.00

Line-engraved stamps and covers in three old loose-leaf albums, starting with eleven penny blacks incl.

GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,160.00

Postal history balance of over 30 stampless items and over 60 line-engraved frankings, with five penny blacks (1 cover and 4 large pieces/fronts) incl. four margins grey-black (plate 1a) on part-cover with 23 or 28 May 1840 arrival mark of Irvine;

1840GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,440.00

1872-73 6d pale buff, plate 12 (SG.123 var) used on cover to Naples, tied by London duplex 22-MY-73, the nine-bar canceller with centre numeral diamond leaving profile of Queen clear.

1872-73GBP 70.00 - 100.00GBP 72.00
  • <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> CASAS (BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS). <i>La Découverte des Indes occidentales par les Espagnols,</i> Paris, 1697. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Primera parte de los commentarios reales, que tratan del orígen de los Yncas…,</i> Lisbonne, 1609 [1608 au colophon]. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> GARCILASO DE LA VEGA. <i>Histoire des Yncas rois du Pérou. On a joint à cette édition l'Histoire de la conquête de la Floride,</i> Amsterdam, 1737. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAET (JOHANNES DE). <i>L'Histoire du nouveau monde, ou description des Indes occidentales,</i> Leyde, 1640. €8,000 to €10,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> LAFITAU (JOSEPH-FRANÇOIS). <i>Mœurs des sauvages amériquains, comparées aux mœurs des premiers temps,</i> Paris, 1724. €1,200 to €1,500.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> ORRIO (FRANCISCO XAVIER ALEXO DE). <i>Solución del gran problema acerca de la población de las Americas,</i> Mexico, 1763. €1,500 to €2,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> [ROCHEFORT (CHARLES DE)]. <i>Histoire naturelle et morale des Îles Antilles de l'Amérique,</i> Amsterdam, 1716. €800 to €1,000.
    <b>ALDE, Apr. 18:</b> TURGOT (ANNE-ROBERT-JACQUES). <i>Mémoire sur les colonies américaines, sur leurs relations politiques avec leurs métropoles…,</i> Paris, 1791. €1,000 to €1,200.
  • <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Speed (John). <i>The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...</i> bound with <i>The Prospect of the most Famous parts of the World,</i> Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676. £20,000 to £30,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> China. De Jode (Cornelis), <i>China Regnum,</i> Antwerp [1593]. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Hondius (Henricus), <i>Nova totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.</i> Auct: Henr. Hondio. Amsterdam, circa 1630. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> World. Blaeu (Willem Janszoon), <i>Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula</i> auct: Guilelmo Blaeuw, Amsterdam [1635 - 58]. £5,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Acosta (Emanuel). <i>Rerum a Societate Iesu in Oriente gestarum ad annum usque à Deipara Virgine…,</i> 1st edition, Dillingen: Sebald Mayer, 1571. £3,000 to £5,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Ruggieri (Francesco). <i>Scelta di Architetture Antiche e Moderne della Citta di Firenze…,</i> 4 volumes bound in two, Florence, Appresso l'Editore, 1755. £3,000 to £4,000.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Parry (William). <i>Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage,</i> 6 vols in 5, 1st editions, 1821-27. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Hunter (John). <i>A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-Shot Wounds,</i> 1st edition, 1794. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Furber (Robert). <i>The Flower-Garden Display'd, in above Four Hundred Curious Representations of the most Beautiful Flowers…,</i> 1st quarto edition, London, 1732. £1,000 to £1,500.
    <center><b>Dominic Winter Auctioneers<br>April 5<br>Printed Books, Maps, Atlases & Caricatures</b>
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Friedman (Milton). <i>A Theory of the Consumption Function,</i> 1st edition, 1957. £500 to £800.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Clarkson (Thomas). <i>The history of the ... abolition of the African slave-trade,</i> 2 vols., 1808. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Dominic Winter, Apr. 5:</b> Civil War Pamphlets. A sammelband of 19 pamphlets relating to events of the English Civil War, 1640-1661. £2,000 to £3,000.
  • <b><center>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Printed & Manuscript African Americana:<br>March 30, 2023</b>
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Victor H. Green, <i>The Negro Motorist Green Book,</i> New York, 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Papers of pianist-composer Lawrence Brown relating to Paul Robeson & more, various places, 1925-54. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Freedom Summer archive of civil rights activist Karen Haberman Trusty, Atlanta & elsewhere, 1963-64. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> New York, 1933. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann March 30:</b> Archive of letters from the sculptor Richmond Barthé to a close Jamaican friend, various places, 1966-85. $25,000 to $35,000.
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