Tennants Auctioneers: Stamps, Postal History and Postcards, 14017, Leyburn
- Auction Date
- 03/15/2023 - 03/15/2023
|Lot Number||Author Name||Book Title||Place Printed||Year Published||Estimate||Actual Price|
Mulready envelopes and letter-sheets, twenty-four 1d types (of which 14 used) and a 2d unused envelope.
|GBP 350.00 - 400.00||GBP 1,320.00|
1840, 12th May Mulready usage with penny black plate 1a tied by neat red Maltese cross and with four good margins.
|1840||GBP 400.00 - 600.00||GBP 540.00|
1840 1d black pairs used on cover.
|1840||GBP 400.00 - 500.00||GBP 540.00|
1840 1d black plate 11 (R-J) on cover.
|1840||GBP 1,000.00 - 1,250.00||Not 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.
|1840||GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 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 - 150.00||GBP 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 - 200.00||GBP 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 - 650.00||Not 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 - 300.00||GBP 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 - 300.00||Not 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 - 220.00||GBP 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.
|1840||GBP 250.00 - 300.00||GBP 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.
|1840||GBP 250.00 - 300.00||GBP 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.
|1840||GBP 300.00 - 350.00||GBP 360.00|
An 1840 family correspondence of eleven covers from October to December: ten penny blacks and one 2d blue.
|1840||GBP 750.00 - 1,000.00||GBP 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
|1840||GBP 250.00 - 300.00||GBP 420.00|
Penny black postal history group of nine covers/fronts with unusual postmarks etc.
|GBP 1,000.00 - 1,250.00||GBP 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.
|1840||GBP 200.00 - 300.00||GBP 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.
|1840||GBP 250.00 - 350.00||Not 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.
|1841||GBP 120.00 - 170.00||GBP 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 - 300.00||GBP 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
|1858-79||GBP 200.00 - 250.00||GBP 384.00|
Line-engraved stamps and covers in three old loose-leaf albums, starting with eleven penny blacks incl.
|GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 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;
|1840||GBP 1,250.00 - 1,500.00||GBP 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.
|1872-73||GBP 70.00 - 100.00||GBP 72.00|