Prices Realised

The Golden Collection of Great Britain Part One

Sale number: 93

Tuesday 10th March 2015

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1 | £4800
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1911-12 comprehensive mint collection of 1/2d. and 1d. incl. 1911 die 1a 1/2d. bluish-green, unmounted marginal example, copy of B.P.A. certificate for block (1982), die 1b very deep green, R.P.S certificate (1986), 1912 die 1b 1/2d. with watermark inverted and reversed, perfs. cut close at top, 1912 (Aug.) die 2 1/2d. green without watermark, B.P.A. certificate (1975), 1911 die 1a 1d. pale carmine, no cross on crown, R.P.S. certificate (1976), 1d. ''A11'' control block of six with positions [R. 20/10] and [R. 20/11], range of ''SPECIMEN'' and ''CANCELLED'' overprints (a few dubious), shades varieties, etc., some toning, otherwise mainly good to fine. (150)
2 £800
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 1b watermark cypher 1/2d. green, unmounted mint with watermark reversed, fine. S.G. Spec. N3(1)c, cat. 1,250. Photo.
3 £600
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. with watermark inverted, unmounted mint, light diagonal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 340wi, Spec. N4a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
5 £600
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1d. scarlet-vermilion, unmounted mint lower marginal example, folded between stamp and margin, very fine. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. Spec. N11(6). Photo.
6 £500
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark cypher 1d. scarlet, variety no watermark, unmounted mint marginal (mounted in selvedge), portion of adjoining stamp at right, light tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N12(1)a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
7 £160
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark cypher 1d. deep bright scarlet, unmounted mint, without watermark, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1980). S.G. Spec. N12(3), cat. 1,500. Photo.
8 | £110
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: Booklet Panes: die 1b watermark crown 1/2d. and 1d. (3), four mint booklet panes, perf. type ''E'' with watermarks inverted, mixed perfs., mainly good. (3)
9 £380
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: Booklet Panes: die 1b watermark cypher 1/2d. watermark upright pane, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, perfs. trimmed close at base and right, otherwise fine with virtually full original gum, all but two unmounted. S.G. Spec. NB2s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
10 £280
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: Booklet Panes: die 1b watermark cypher 1d. watermark upright pane, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, perfs. trimmed close at base, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. NB5s, cat. 2,250. Photo.
11 | £130
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: Booklet Panes: die 1b watermark cypher 1/2d. and 1d., four mint booklet panes, perf. type ''E'', watermark upright and inverted examples, mixed perfs., fair to good. (4)
12 | £620
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. mint collection of shades incl. very pale green, unmounted, R.P.S. certificate (1989) for a pair, very deep green, R.P.S. certificate (1981), examples displaying ''mark on dolphins eye'' and deformed ''E'', booklet pane with [R.1/1] displaying broken frame at left (perfs. close at base), specimen and cancelled overprints, etc., good to fine, some unmounted. (28)
13 | £520
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green, selection of mint controls incl. ''I 16'' (Imperf.) block of six, [R. 20/1] shows variety ''Ruffled Hair'', ''G 15'' (perfd.) block of six, [R. 19/3] with stop after halfpenny, etc., some toning, otherwise mainly good. (5 items)
14 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green, mint example displaying ''New Moon'' flaw, bent upper corner perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 351, Spec. N14(1)f, cat. 450. Photo.
15 £190
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green, unmounted mint marginal example displaying ''Cracked plate'' flaw, folded through perfs. and selvedge, otherwise fine. S.G. 351, Spec. N14(1)g, cat. 300 (for mounted). Photo.
16 £3200
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. very yellow- (''Cyprus'') green, tone spots on gum, otherwise a very fine and fresh mint example with near complete original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1957). S.G. 355, Spec. N14(10), cat. 8,000. Photo.
17 £190
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep blue-(''Myrtle'') green, two unmounted mint examples, one with light bend, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N14(15), cat. 600. Photo.
18 £100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep cobalt-green, mint ''T22'' control single, light bends and tone spot on gum, perfs. folded between stamp and selvedge, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1991) for strip. S.G. Spec. N14(18), cat. 300. Photo.
19 £1350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. set of colour trials A-H on gummed watermarked paper, with red handstamps on reverse identifying each by code letter, good to fine. (8). Photo.
20 £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. colour trial in carmine-lake (''blue geranium'' ) on gummed watermarked paper, fine with large part gum. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 105, cat. 500. Photo.
21 £200
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. set of three prepared trials with advertisements in red on the reverse of the issued stamps, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, ''Route Cablegrams'' with diagonal crease, others fine. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 105, cat. 1,100. Photo.
22 | £380
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. mint shades incl. deep carmine-red, R.P.S certificate (1988), orange-vermilion, R.P.S. certificate (1976) for a strip, etc., good to fine, mainly unmounted. (17)
23 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. mint collection of varieties incl. watermark reversed, two examples displaying ''Q'' for ''O'' [R. 1/4] and [R. 4/11], Pl. 43 [R. 19/10] with ''broken corner'', ''T22'' control block of four with [R. 19/12] displaying broken frame, broken dandy rolls varieties (3 pairs), perf. and inperf. examples ''SPECIMEN'' type 26 and ''CANCELLED'' type 24 overprints, etc., some toning, otherwise mainly good to fine. (16)
25 £160
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet, [R. 1/12] displaying variety ragged beard, a fine unmounted mint upper right corner marginal example, faults in selvedge. S.G. Spec. N16o, cat. 350. Photo.
26 £480
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pale scarlet 1922 Somerset House experimental coil printing, unmounted mint, very fine. S.G. Spec. N17A, cat. 750. Photo.
27 £170
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pale scarlet 1922 Somerset House experimental coil printing, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, some perfs. trimmed or blunted, offset on lightly toned gum, otherwise good with gum, scarce. S.G. Spec. N17A, cat. 950. Photo.
28 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. mint selection of shades and varieties incl. chocolate ''M 19'' control single, bright orange brown, chocolate brown with watermark reversed, ''M 18'' and ''V 23'' controls displaying break in shading and frame break at bottom respectively, broken dandy roll varieties incl. ''O 19'' control strip, etc., mainly good to fine. (28)
29 £290
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown, mint pair with margin at right, right stamp displaying the blurred beard variety, light diagonal bend just affecting the variety, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N18(1)i, cat. 750. Photo.
30 £250
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. very deep red-brown, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1991) for a pair. S.G. Spec. N18(4), cat. 400. Photo.
31 £220
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. brown, a fine and fresh mint marginal example from the left of the sheet. R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. Spec. N18(8), cat. 400. Photo.
32 £500
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. pale brown, very fine unmounted mint ''N 19'' control single, folded between stamp and margin. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. N18(9), cat. 750. Photo.
33 £210
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. chestnut, mint, variety ''PENCF'' repaired (plate 12), slightly patchy gum, otherwise fine. R.P.S. cerificate (1984). S.G. Spec. N18(13)g, cat. 600. Photo.
34 | £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. bright orange-brown, mint separated pair, one displaying variety ''PENCF'' repaired (plate 29), a few shortish perfs., otherwise fine. R.P.S. cerificate (1975). S.G. Spec. N18(14)h, cat. 450. Photo.
35 £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d., two mint marginal examples in contrasting shades displaying ''PENCF'' variety, selvedge at right displaying ''thick'' rule, fine, one unmounted. S.G. Spec. N18f, cat. 250. Photo.
36 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d., mint shades and varieties incl. die I brown orange, orange without watermark, deep bright orange with watermark inverted, unmounted on toned paper, Brandon certificate (2002), ''SPECIMEN'' overprint type 26, die II orange, unmounted mint marginal example with watermark inverted and reversed, etc., mainly good to fine, many unmounted. (24)
37 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. orange die II, mint example without watermark, pencil notes/marks on gum, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1971). S.G. 370, Spec. N20(1)a. Photo.
38 | £400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d., selection of mint shades incl. deep bright blue ''I 16'' control, R.P.S. certificate (1980), violet blue vertical pair with sheet margin at base with watermark inverted and reversed, etc., mainly good to fine, a few unmounted. (19)
39 £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. deep bright blue, mint, with watermark reversed, very light gum wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted. R.P.S certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. N21(5)c, cat. 350+. Photo.
40 £600
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. pale milky blue, fine mint with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. N21(7), cat. 1,250. Photo.
41 £1550
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. indigo-blue, mint lower marginal example, folded between stamp and margin, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N21(14), cat. 3,250. Photo.
42 £1100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. indigo-blue on toned paper, pressed diagonal crease and corner bend, otherwise a good example with large part original gum, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. Spec. N21(15), cat. 5,000. Photo.
43 £230
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. Royal blue, unmounted mint lower marginal example, light gum wrinkle, folded through lower perfs., otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. Spec. N21(16), cat. 425. Photo.
44 £170
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. Royal blue, mint marginal example with selvedge at left, with watermark reversed, lightly toned paper., otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1975). S.G. Spec. N21(16)c, cat. 300+. Photo.
45 £550
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue, mint, light overall gum toning and small pencil note, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1975). S.G. Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,000. Photo.
46 £1400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue (toned paper), mint, small faults, otherwise fine, rare. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. N21(18), cat. 5,000. Photo.
47 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d., mint shades and varieties incl. very deep violet, copy of R.P.S. certificate (1982) for block, very pale violet with selvedge at left, two violet examples displaying frame break Pl. 4 [R. 20/2], examples with watermark inverted, reversed, and inverted and reversed, etc., some faults but mainly good to fine, a few unmounted. (21)
48 £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. pale violet, an unmounted mint marginal example with selvedge at right, without watermark, gum creases or bends, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N22(4)a, cat. 500. Photo.
49 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 4d., mint shades and varieties incl. deep slate green, an unmounted ''J 17'' control (imperfections), grey-green with watermark reversed, examples of break above ''O'' and ''cracked plate'', ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, etc., mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (17)
50 | £700
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 5d. a selection of shades incl. reddish brown, ochre brown, bistre brown unmounted lower marginal example, yellow brown with watermark inverted and reversed, etc., a few with bends, otherwise mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (12)
51 £780
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 5d. brown, with watermark inverted, a fine unmounted mint marginal example from the right of the sheet. S.G. 381wi, cat. 1,500. Photo.
52 | £90
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 6d., a selection of shades incl. dull purple ''C. 13'' controls (2), perf. and imperf., purple watermark inverted, purple watermark inverted and reversed, reddish purple perf. 14 unmounted marginal with selvedge at left, etc., mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (13)
53 | £1350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 7d. to 1s, a mint selection of shades and varieties incl. 7d. olive watermark inverted (3), 8d. black on yellow examples with watermark inverted, watermark reversed, frame break at lower right, 9d. deep agate watermark inverted, agate watermark inverted and reversed, 9d. green (3), one being a deep olive green ''T 22'' control, 10d. deep turquoise-blue unmounted ''S 21'' control, turquoise-blue watermark inverted and reversed, bright turquoise-blue pair with missing crown from watermark, 1s. bistre watermark inverted, watermark inverted and reversed (2), bistre pair with missing crown from watermark, etc., some toning and bends, otherwise mainly good to fine. (53)
54 | £380
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 7d. olive-grey, unmounted mint, without watermark, light diagonal gum bend, otherwise fine. R.P.S. cerificate (1985). S.G. Spec. N27(2)a, cat. 750. Photo.
56 £290
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. very deep agate, mint ''O 20'' (perfd.) control, light bend and tone spots on gum, otherwise good. R.P.S. certificate (1975). S.G. Spec. N29(4), cat. 650. Photo.
57 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. olive-green, fine mint with watermark inverted, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N30(1)a, cat. 750. Photo.
58 | £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. olive-green, fine mint with watermark inverted and reversed, a few perfs. just blunted, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N30(1)b, cat. 650. Photo.
59 £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, two example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' types 23, 26, a few bends and imperfections. N31(2),s,v, cat. 1,000. Photo.
60 £1700
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, fine mint with watermark inverted, with very large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N31(2)a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
61 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, unmounted mint marginal example from the left of the sheet, displaying variety frame broken by ''E'' of ''POSTAGE'', tiny paper flaw behind neck, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N31(2)c, cat. 600. Photo.
62 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. deep bronze-brown, fine mint example with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N32(10), cat. 800. Photo.
63 | £520
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 2d., mainly mint collection of booklet panes incl. used 1/2d. and 1d. panes cancelled by ''LONDON E.C.'' type I, 1d. pane overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, 11/2d. watermark upright (4) and inverted (2), 2d. die I atermark upright and inverted panes (perf. type P), die II watermark upright (perf. type I), also block cypher selection incl. 1d. perf. type P watermark upright and inverted panes, mixed perfs., a few creases but mainly good to fine. (22)
64 £520
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher: Booklet Panes: 11/2d., two mint advertising panes perf. type P, with ''Millennium Oat-Flakes'' adverts, watermark upright and inverted, mixed perfs., both with gum bends or light creases, one with slight perf. separation. S.G. Spec. NB9(2), NB9a(2), cat. 1,100. Photo.
65 | £700
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green (3), one with watermark inverted (coil join at top), coil join vertical pair, 1d. scarlet (3), one with watermark inverted, mint, mixed condition. S.G. 397-398.
67 £200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, light overall gum toning, otherwise of fine appearance with full gum. S.G. Spec. N63s, cat. 600. Photo.
68 £270
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown, mint, on vertically ribbed paper, tiny gum bend, otherwise fine, well centered and lightly mounted. S.G. Spec. N63(2)b, cat. 600. Photo.
69 | £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. sepia-brown, a horizontal pair overprinted ""CANCELLED"" type 27 as used at the Customs and Excise Government Laboratory, some staining and other imperfections but of good colour and with part original gum. Rare. S.G. Spec. N63(3)v, cat. 4,400. Photo.
72 | £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. rose-carmine, a horizontal pair overprinted ""CANCELLED"" type 27 as used at the Customs and Excise Government Laboratory, a few small thins on perfs. and right stamp with stain/thin in top margin, otherwise fine with part to large part original gum, fresh colour. Rare. S.G. Spec. N66(1)u, cat. 4,400. Photo.
73 £320
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. rose-carmine, mint, minor bends and light offset on gum, otherwise fine and fresh with deep colour and large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N66(1), cat. 500. Photo.
74 £180
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. pale rose-carmine, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, light uneven toning on gum, otherwise fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. N66(2), cat. 750. Photo.
75 £130
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. pale rose-carmine, fine fresh mint, pencil notes on gum, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N66(2), cat. 600. Photo.
76 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, light corner fold at upper left, otherwise fine with strong colour, lightly mounted. R.P.S. certificate (1978). S.G. Spec. N69t, cat. 1,100. Photo.
77 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue, very fresh mint, a few minor imperfections, otherwise a fine well centered example with strong colour. S.G. Spec. N69(1), cat. 950. Photo.
78 £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, with typical crackly gum with gum wrinkles, fine with strong deep colour, large part gum. S.G. Spec. N69v, cat. 1,350. Photo.
79 | £600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue overprinted ""CANCELLED"" type 27 as used at the Customs and Excise Government Laboratory, manuscript endorsements (possibly the word 'Cancelled') reduced (possibly officially) to upper left and lower right of the overprint. Reperforated at top and regummed but very rare. S.G. Spec. N69(1)w, unpriced. Photo.
80 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, fresh well centred mint with ''sweated'' gum, on apparently horizontally ribbed paper, small collectors handstamp on reverse, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. N72r, unpriced. Photo.
81 £800
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, small imperfections, traces of gum. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1)t, cat. 3,000. Photo.
82 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 deep green, mint, corner bend at top right, part original gum with heavy hinge remainders, well centred and attractive. S.G. Spec. N72(2), cat. 3,500. Photo.
83 £1750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, a fine unmounted mint marginal example (mounted in margin), from the lower right corner of the sheet, typical gum bends or wrinkles, imperfections in selvedge, folded through the lower perforations and small thin in margin well clear of stamp, otherwise very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. N72(3), cat. 4,500. Photo.
84 £950
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, fresh mint with ''sweated'' gum, few light bends and perf. imperfections. S.G. Spec. N72(1), cat. 2,800. Photo.
85 £1450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, very fine and fresh with virtually full original gum, very scarce. S.G. Spec. N72u, cat. 4,000. Photo.
87 £200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d., overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, a fine example with large part original irregularly toned gum. S.G. Spec. N64t, cat. 1,200. Photo.
88 £130
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d., overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, re-perforated at left, gum bends, large part gum. S.G. Spec. N64s, cat. 1,200. Photo.
89 | £130
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. three mainly good to fine shades showing plate wear. One with R.P.S. certificate (1979). (3)
92 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown (worn plate), mint, with watermark inverted and displaced, pencil note on gum, a few short or blunted perfs., otherwise fine with large part gum. S.G. Spec. N64(3)f, cat. 850. Photo.
93 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. deep yellow-brown, unmounted mint, corner crease at lower right., otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N64(5), cat. 600. Photo.
94 £480
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. in a very deep yellow brown shade, very fine mint with virtually full original gum, very small natural gum wrinkle. R.P.S. certificate (1992) states ''very deep brown''. S.G. Spec. N64(5), cat. ????. Photo.
95 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown, mint with watermark inverted and displaced, fine well centred with good perfs., large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N64(5)f, cat. 1,200. Photo.
96 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown, with watermark inverted, very minor wrinkles, fine and fresh mint with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N64(6)f, cat. 850. Photo.
97 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown, fine mint with watermark reversed, minor gum wrinkles, with large part original gum (lightly toned). S.G. Spec. N64(6)g, cat. 800. Photo.
98 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown, fine mint with watermark reversed, minor imperfections, with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N64(6)g, cat. 800. Photo.
99 £100
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. pale yellow-brown, a mint marginal example for the upper right corner of the sheet, folded through upper perforations, dappled toned gum with small area of disturbance at right, also 2s.6d. yellow brown, re-gummed, with imperfections. S.G. Spec. N64(6)(7), cat. 550. Photo.
100 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. bright yellow-brown, a fine unmounted mint example. S.G. Spec. N64(8), cat. 600. Photo.
101 £520
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. cinnamon-brown, a few perf. imperfections, tiny tone spot at right, area of light natural dappling on gum, otherwise fine and fresh mint, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. Spec. N64(9), cat. 2,000. Photo.
102 £720
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. brown (worn plate), an unmounted mint marginal pair from the upper right corner of the sheet, with watermark reversed, a striking example with ''POSTA'' reversed in the upper selvedge, corner bends in the selvedge, gum a little toned, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. N64g, cat. 3,400. Photo.
103 £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. very deep brown, mint, with watermark inverted and misplaced, sweated gum, light pencil note, otherwise of fine appearance with strong deep colour. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. Spec. N64(11)f, cat. 2,200. Photo.
104 £160
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (''Seal brown''), mint, with watermark reversed, perf. imperfections, otherwise good with part gum. S.G. Spec. N64(13)g, cat. 850. Photo.
105 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (''Seal brown''), mint, with watermark inverted, centred high, with typically dark brown gum. S.G. Spec. N64(13)g, cat. 850. Photo.
106 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish brown, mint, two light tone spots and pencil note on gum, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. N64(14), cat. 1,200. Photo.
108 | £270
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s., three mint examples, one re-perforated, otherwise good to fine. S.G. 409, Spec. N67.
109 £280
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, fine with near complete original gum. S.G. 409s, Spec. N67(1)s, cat. 1,000. Photo.
110 £240
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, minor faults, large part original gum. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(1)t, cat. 1,000. Photo.
111 £1300
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. carmine, mint, with watermark inverted and misplaced, area of toning at right, light gum wrinkle, otherwise good with near complete gum. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(2)b, cat. 4,000. Photo.
112 £1050
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. carmine, an attractive mint example with watermark reversed and misplaced, light wrinkles at left, large part original brownish gum, well centred with strong colour. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(2)c, cat. 3,750. Photo.
113 £500
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, fine with almost full original gum. S.G. 412, Spec. N70t, cat. 1,800. Photo.
114 £350
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, light bend, toned, almost full original gum. S.G. 412s, Spec. N70s, cat. 1,400. Photo.
115 £1300
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue, very fine and fresh mint, with sheet margin at right, large part original gum. S.G. 412, Spec. N70(1), cat. 2,500. Photo.
116 £500
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue, unused (re-gummed), very light surface marks, very fresh appearance. S.G. 412, Spec. N70(1), cat. 2,500. Photo.
117 £350
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. deep blue, unused ''sweated'' gum, few shortish perfs. at base, pencil note on reverse, otherwise of fine appearance. S.G. 411, Spec. N70(2), cat. 3,000. Photo.
118 £900
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. bright (''Cambridge'') blue, mint, short perf. at base, slightly sweated gum with small pencil note, otherwise fine and rare. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. Spec. N70 (3), cat. 7,000. Photo.
119 £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. pale blue, mint, two shortish perfs. at top, light bends, slightly sweated gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 412. Spec. N70(4), cat. 2,800. Photo.
120 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep (intense) bright blue, unused (re-gummed), light patches of toning on reverse, otherwise of fine appearance with strong deep colour. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. 412. Spec. N70(5), cat. 6,000. Photo.
121 | £900
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. to 10s. mint and unused collection comprising 2s.6d. (10), incl. plate 2/4left (state 1) [R.1/3] displaying the re-entry, plate 3/5left philatelic plate 3 (state 2) [R.1/2], displaying the re-entry (unmounted), two examples with re-entry plate 11 [R.1/4] and pl. -/1L (state 3) [R. 10/1], example on apparently ribbed paper, 5s. (2), incl. example on apparently ribbed paper, 10s. (2), mainly good to fine. (14)
122 £270
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. two examples overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 and ''CANCELLED'' type 28 both with imperfections, ''sweated'' gum with light overall gum toning. S.G. Spec. N65x, N65zc cat. 2,400. Photo.
124 £100
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. chocolate-brown, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, with sheet margin at base (mounted in selvedge), very fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. N65(3)zb, cat. 400. Photo.
125 £320
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. reddish brown, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, with sheet margin left, perfs. a little blunted in places, small fold in selvedge, very fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. N65(4)zd, cat. 1,500. Photo.
126 £90
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. the 1921 experimental printing on simple cypher (sideways and reversed) watermarked paper, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, with sheet margin at left, areas of toning, otherwise of fine appearance with gum. S.G. Spec. volume 2 page 177, cat. 650. Photo.
128 £280
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-carmine, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, thinned and perf. faults, large part gum. S.G. 416, Spec. N68(1)x, cat. 2,250. Photo.
130 £200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-red, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, fine with large part original gum. S.G. 416, Spec. N68(3)w, cat. 900. Photo.
131 £550
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull blue, a mint upper left marginal corner pair, positions [R.1/1] and [R.1/2]showing the re-entries, pulled perf. at upper right, minor bends in selvedge, very light areas of gum toning, otherwise fine with excellent colour. S.G. 417, Spec. N71(1)a, ab, cat. 2,400. Photo.
133 £350
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull blue, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, some imperfections, otherwise good with large part original gum, rare. S.G. 417, Spec. N71(1)x, cat. 3,000. Photo.
135 £130
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue, mint, plate 2 [R.6/1] displaying the re-entry, horizontal crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise good with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. 417, Spec. N71(2)b, cat. 1,400. Photo.
136 £200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. blackish-blue (''Steel blue), mint, horizontal bend, light overall gum toning and small pencil note, otherwise of fine appearance. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. 417, Spec. N71(3), cat. 1,100. Photo.
137 £160
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. fine mint, the 10s. with toned slightly disturbed gum, the others unmounted. S.G. 450452. Photo.
138 | £1800
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 1s. mint collection of shades and varieties on leaves incl. 1/2d. green with watermark sideways-inverted, pale green ''CANCELLED'' type 33, 1d. scarlet ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 imperf. (2), pale scarlet ''CANCELLED'' type 24, ''CANCELLED'' type 33 with watermark inverted, 11/2d. red-brown watermark sideways-inverted (thinned), ''S 33'' (imperf.) control strip with [R. 20/3] white spot on dolphin, 2d. orange watermark sideways, 21/2d. blue watermark inverted, 3d. violet ''CANCELLED'' type 33 (toned), 4d. grey-green watermark inverted, 5d. brown watermark inverted, 6d. reddish purple marginal example with watermark inverted and reversed, 9d. olive-green watermark inverted, 10d. turquoise-blue ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 imperf., 1s. ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 imperf. (2), some with faults and toning, mainly good to fine, many unmounted, few marginal, controls, etc. (116)
139 | £850
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 2d. mint collection of control blocks incl. 11/2d. red-brown ''U34'' block of six, ''2d. orange die II ''I28'' (perfd.) block of six, 6d. ''D 38'' (perfd.) block of six, also Royal Cypher 1/2d. to 3d. controls (16), etc., mainly good to fine, many unmounted. (27)
140 £350
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, fine with full gum (unmounted), scarce. S.G. Spec. N33(1)ua, cat. 2,000. Photo.
141 £350
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, small pencil note on gum, otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted), scarce. S.G. Spec. N33(1)ua, cat. 2,000. Photo.
142 £280
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. green, fine unmounted mint, with watermark sideways-inverted. S.G. 418awi., Spec. N33(1)c, cat. 600. Photo.
143 £5500
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. green, doubly printed, a fine mint example with large part original gum, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1968). S.G. Spec. N33(1)d, cat. 10,000. Photo.
144 £220
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1d. scarlet, unmounted mint vertical pair, the lower unit displaying inverted ''Q'' for ''O'' variety, creases in upper stamp clear of variety, fine. S.G. Spec. N34(1)d, cat. 700. Photo.
145 £150
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown, mint tete-beche pair with gutter margin, light wrinkles, minor perf. separation on one side, pinhole through gutter selvedge, otherwise fine with large part gum. S.G. Spec. N35(1)aa, cat. 550. Photo.
146 £320
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown, unmounted mint pair from booklet pane with selvedge at left, left unit [R. 2/1] displaying frame damage, perfs. trimmed at base, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N35(1)m, cat. 500. Photo.
147 £400
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown, printed on gummed side, fine mint hinged on un-gummed side. S.G. Spec. N35e, cat. 650. Photo.
148 £750
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown, mint marginal example, imperforate between stamp and selvedge at right, a few tiny specs of toning on reverse, otherwise fine mint with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N35f, cat. 1,500. Photo.
149 £90
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. deep red-brown, mint vertical pair with watermark inverted, the lower unit displaying a very large outer frame break at right, fine with large part gum. S.G. Spec. N35(2) var. Photo.
150 £480
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 2d. orange, without watermark, pencil notes on reverse, otherwise fine mint with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N36(1)a, cat. 850. Photo.
151 £700
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 21/2d. blue, without watermark, very light bend, otherwise fine mint with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1970) for block of four, S.G. Spec. N37(1)a, cat. 1,600. Photo.
152 £2200
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 4d. grey-green, printed on the gummed side and with watermark inverted, light corner bend, hinged on un-gummed side, otherwise fine mint. S.G. Spec. N39(2)b, cat. 3,250. Photo.
153 £350
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 4d. grey-green pair overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, shortish perf. at upper left, otherwise very fine with full gum. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. N39(2)w, cat. 1,200. Photo.
154 £580
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, mint, with watermark inverted, area of toning on reverse, a few light wrinkles, otherwise fine with part original gum. S.G. Spec. N44(1)a, cat. 2,200. Photo.
155 £210
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, mint, displaying frame breaks at top right and at right, slight gum toning, otherwise fine with part original gum. S.G. Spec. N44(1)b, cat. 750. Photo.
156 £230
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1s. bistre-brown, unmounted mint with watermark inverted, light uneven gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N45(1)a, cat. 600. Photo.
157 | £270
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. watermark upright, 1d. watermark upright, 11/2d. upright (2) and inverted panes, all perf. type P and ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, folded through all units as usual. S.G. Spec. NB12x, NB13x, NB14x, NB14ax, cat. 2,750. Photo.
158 £180
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. watermark upright and inverted panes, both overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, inverted pane with faults, upright pane with perfs. trimmed at top, otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. NB12v, NB12av, cat. 1,350. Photo.
161 | £620
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. complete mint advert panes with watermark upright comprising ''Air Mails (enquire) / Cable via Imperial'', ''Air Mails (enquire) / Telephone Service'', ''Cable via Imperial / Air Mails (enquire)'', ''Cable via Imperial / Telephone Service'', ''Telephone Service / Air Mails (enquire)'', ''Millennium Oat-Flakes / Wright's Coal Tar Soap'', also incomplete panes (3), mainly good to fine. (9)
162 | £1350
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. complete mint advert panes with watermark inverted incl. ''Telephone Service / Air Mails (enquire)'', ''Cash's satin lingerie ribbons'' numbers 225 and 249, ''Robinson and Cleaver famous for Irish Linens / Ladies' Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs'', ''Scarborough's Hotels / Harmer, Rooke weekly Stamp Auctions, etc.,also incomplete panes (2), mainly good to fine. (14)
163 £210
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. advert panes (2), ''Saving is Simple'' and ''Royal Primrose Soap'' (missing selvedge), watermark upright, ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, creased and with some perf. separation. S.G. Spec. NB15w, cat. 1,500. Photo.
164 £380
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. advert panes, ''Holiday Trips'' (four lines) and ''Glastonburys'', watermarks upright and inverted respectively, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, mixed perfs., otherwise fine with large part gum. S.G. Spec. NB15v, NB15av, cat. 1,500. Photo.
166 | £130
King George V: 1924 -1925 Wembley: 1d. and 11/2d. mint selection incl. 1924 1d. scarlet unmounted mint upper marginal example with tail on ''N'' , 1924 11/2d brown, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, mixed condition. (8)
167 £2600
King George V: 1924 Wembley: 1d. scarlet, mint marginal example from the base of the sheet, imperforate between stamp and margin, a few light gum wrinkles, perfs. a little ragged at right, otherwise fine with large part original gum, rare. S.G. Spec. NCom1a, cat. 4,000. Photo.
168 £600
King George V: 1924 Wembley: 1d. scarlet, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, bent corner perf. at lower left, otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. NCom1u, cat. 900. Photo.
169 £450
King George V: 1924 Wembley: 1d. scarlet and 11/2d. brown, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, light overall gum toning, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. NCom1v, 2v, cat. 1,800. Photo.
170 | £1050
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. collection incl. 1/2d. with watermark sideways, example ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, 1d. watermark sideways, marginal example with broken wreath at left, ''K29'' lower right corner control block displaying [R. 19/11] ''CO'' joined, 11/2d. watermark sideways, ''1829'' for ''1929'', blob on ''ES'', example ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, etc., fair to fine, some unmounted. (21)
171 £1100
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue, mint example with watermark inverted, small indent, otherwise fine with usual light overall gum toning. S.G.437wi, cat. 2,750. Photo.
172 £260
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
173 £580
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32 in red, toned gum and slight area of thinning at top. S.G. 438s, cat. 3,000. Photo.
174 | £70
King George V: 1929 P.U.C.: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 11/2d. mint selection comprising 1/2d. watermark inverted, 1d. watermark upright (P) and inverted, 11/2d. watermark upright (P) and inverted, mixed perfs. fair to fine. (5)
175 | £620
King George V: 1929 P.U.C.: Booklet Panes: 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., mint panes all ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, watermark upright, mixed perfs., folded through all units as usual. S.G. Spec. NComB1-B3 (u), cat. 4,200.
176 £140
King George V: 1929 P.U.C.: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. mint pane with watermark upright, with [R. 2/1] displaying variety ''Q'' for ''O'', diagonal creases clear of variety, slight gum toning. S.G. Spec. NComB3, b, cat. 550. Photo.
177 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C.: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. mint pane ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, perfs. trimmed at top, folded through all units as usual. S.G. Spec. NComB3(au), cat. 1,200. Photo.
178 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C.: Booklet Panes: 11/2d., three complete mint panes with advertising labels comprising ''Clearver's Terebene'' watermark inverted, ''Stamp Collectors'' watermark inverted and ''Holiday Trips'' watermark upright, mixed perfs., two unmounted. S.G. Spec. NComB4, 2, 3, 4, cat. 1,050. Photo.
179 | £850
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. to 1s. collection of mint cylinder blocks on leaves incl. 1d. ''V 34'' cylinder 2 (no dot) perf. type 4, ''V 34'' cylinder 14. (dot) perf. type 2A (block of four), 4d. ''X 35'' cylinder 9. (dot) perf. type 5, 5d. ''Z 36'' bar _ cylinder 5. (dot) perf. type 6B, 9d. ''X 35'' cylinder 15. (dot) perf. type 5, 10d. ''Y 36'' cylinder 3. (dot) perf. type 5, 1s. perf. type 5 examples of ''Y 36'' cylinder 3 (no dot), ''Y 36'' cylinder 4 (no dot), ''Z 36'' cylinder 5. (dot), ''Z 36'' bars I_I cylinder 5 (no dot), etc., mainly good to fine, many unmounted. (68)
180 | £980
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. to 1s. mint collection of shades and varieties incl. 1/2d. small format upper right corner marginal pair with [R. 1/12] displaying horn variety, example with watermark sideways inverted, 1d. ''large head'' imperforate essay pairs (2), scarlet large format with watermark inverted, 11/2d. large format with watermark inverted, intermediate format example displaying a perf. jump leading to the inclusion of a large portion of the stamp below partially imperforate, pair of ''W35'' cylinder 116 control blocks of six with [R. 19/1] displaying flaw in N.E. corner and the retouch, 2d. small format with watermark sideways, unmounted mint corner marginal [R. 20/1] with broken value tablet, etc., some with light toning, mainly good to fine, many unmounted. (65)
181 £270
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large format, variety printed on the gummed side, fine mint, hinged on un-gummed side. S.G. 440b, Spec. N48b, cat. 650. Photo.
182 £270
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown, large format, mint imperforate pair with selvedge at right, touched at base, pressed crease in selvedge, otherwise fine with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. N51(1)a, unpriced. Photo.
184 £3000
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 2d. orange, intermediate format, imperforate pair, tiny mark at top of left stamp, otherwise very fine mint with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1979) for block of four. S.G. 442a, Spec. N54(1)a, cat. 5,750. Photo.
185 £200
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 11/2d. small format booklet panes ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, 1/2d. watermark upright, others inverted, creased through all units, slight gum toning. S.G. Spec. NB21t, NB23at, NB26at, cat. 1,350. Photo.
186 £90
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. Intermediate and small format mint booklet panes, two examples with watermarks inverted, perf. type P, good mint examples. S.G. Spec. NB20a, NB21a, cat. 320. Photo.
187 | £170
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. small format mint booklet panes with cylinder numbers comprising ''E4'' dot and no dot panes, ''E5'' dot and no dot panes, ''E6'' no dot pane, mainly good perfs., fine unmounted. (5)
189 | £320
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 1d. small format mint booklet panes with cylinder numbers comprising ''F6'' dot and no dot panes, perf. B4 and B3A, ''F7'' dot and no dot panes, perf. B4 and B4A, also also watermark inverted pane perf. type P without cylinder number, mixed perfs., one slightly toned, otherwise fine and mainly unmounted. (5)
190 £180
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. intermediate format mint booklet panes incl. cylinder ''G4'' dot and no dot panes, ''For Safety of Capital / Commercial Fixed Trust'' and ''Saving is Simple / Home Safe'' (missing selvedge) advert panes, mixed perfs. , otherwise fine and mainly unmounted. Photo.
193 £180
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. small format advert panes, ''Cash's satin lingerie ribbons'' (number 335) ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, ''For Safety of Capital / Commercial Fixed Trust'' ''CANCELLED'' type 28P, both with watermarks inverted, creased through stamps, mixed perfs. S.G. Spec. NB27a, t, v, cat. 950. Photo.
194 | £620
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. small format mint advert panes incl. ''Cash's satin lingerie ribbons'' (number 331) with ''G28'' no dot cylinder, ''Cash's satin lingerie ribbons'' (number 312) with ''G26.'' cylinder, etc., three missing selvedge, mixed perfs., otherwise mainly fine, a few unmounted. (14)
195 | £320
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d. to 21/2d. mint collection on leaves incl. 1/2d. ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, control pairs and blocks to 21/2d., booklet panes incl. 1d. cylinder 37 with [R. 2/2] displaying retouch under ''I'' of silver (2), 11/2 with [R. 1/1] displaying white dot after ''E'', 11/2d. panes with cylinder numbers 30, 41 and 66, etc., good to fine, many unmounted. (34)
196 £200
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 11/2d. red-brown booklet pane, watermark upright, ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, creased through allunits, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. NComB(s), cat. 1,100. Photo.
197 £4400
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a mint example with small hinge remainder, small gum thin at right, lightly toned otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1965). S.G. 456a, cat. 13,000. Photo.
198 £1850
King Edward VIII 1936 Definitive Issue Essays: 1/2d., 11/2d., 21/2d., three essays based on H.H. Brown's suggestion with the portrait taken from a photograph by Hugh Cecil, printed by Harrisons in their colour standards, perforated 15 x 14, without gum and affixed (by upper left corner) to card, 21/2d. with small surface mark, otherwise of fine appearance, rare. Photo.
199 | £260
King Edward VIII: A mint collection of 1/2d. to 21/2d. incl. 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. ''CANCELLED'' type 33P (6),11/2d. hair flaw and retouch on ''A36'' control single and pair respectively, booklet panes incl. 1d. and 11/2d. ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, mixed perfs., otherwise mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (35)
202 £320
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept.) 1/2d. ''A36'' cylinder 7, dot and no dot, control blocks, perf. type 2 and 2A, fine unmounted mint, one with slight offset on gum and a few ragged perfs., other with slight perf. separation. S.G. 457, Spec. P1, cat. 900. Photo.
204 £320
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept.) 11/2d. ''A36'' cylinder 4. (dot) perf. type 2A control block, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 459, cat. 850. Photo.
205 £260
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept.) 11/2d. ''A36'' cylinder 12, dot and not dot control blocks, perf. types 2 and 2A, fine unmounted mint, one with bends in selvedge, other with slight perf. separation. S.G. 459, Spec. P3, cat. 800. Photo.
206 £1350
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept.) 11/2d. imperforate pair from the lower right of the sheet, multiple faults, with part gum. S.G. Spec. P3d, cat. 30,000. Photo.
207 | £650
King Edward VIII: Booklet Panes: A collection of 11/2d. advertising panes incl. ''Number One Bond / Castell Bros.'' watermark inverted and upright panes, ''Kargo'' upright and inverted, ''Everitt's'' upright, ''Stamp Collectors / Chas. Nissen'' inverted (2), one ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, missing binding margin, etc., mixed perfs., a few spots of toning, otherwise mainly fine, many unmounted. (27)
208 | £780
King George VI: A mint collection of commemorative issues with varieties incl. 1940 Centenary 1/2d cylinder block of twelve displaying variety hole in central cross on crown, 1948 Olympics 6d. bright purple lower right corner marginal block of nine showing initials ''H L P'' in marginal rules, with matching block displaying the retouch, etc., mainly good to fine with many unmounted. (53 items)
209 £420
King George VI: 1937 Coronation 11/2d. maroon, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, fine with full original gum (unmounted). R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. 461s, cat 600. Photo.
210 | £2200
King George VI: 1/2d. to 1s. comprehensive mint collection incl. 1937 Waterlow portrait essays (8), good range of varieties and positional blocks incl. 1/2d. green with spur to ''R'' in a block of ten, 1/2d. green and orange blocks displaying closed final ''E'' of revenue, 11/2d. red-brown with crown flaw in marginal block of six, pale red-brown with extended serif on ''1'' of 1/2, in marginal block of 35, 1d. pale scarlet with flaw on cheek [R. 3/4] in a marginal block of ten, 1d. light ultramarine with keyhole flaw [R. 6/12], marginal block of six, 3d. ''R45'' cylinder 27 dot and no dot control blocks of six with [R. 18/12] variety and re-touch, 7d. emerald-green with accent on ''E'' of revenue in corner block of six, 8d. carmine with variety hole in leaf, 10d. turquoise-blue with broken fleur-de-lis, marginal block of four, 1s. with tail to ''T'' broken in marginal block of four, a few coil joins, ''SPECIMEN'' and ''CANCELLED'' examples (mostly dubious), etc., mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (130)
211 | £380
King George VI: 1/2d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. ''C28'' cylinder 42 dot and not dot, ''E39'' cylinder 68 (no dot), ''F39'' cylinder 100 dot and no dot, ''F39'' 105(iii) no dot, etc. mainly fine with some unmounted. (155)
212 | £300
King George VI: 1d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. dot and no dot examples of ''F39'' cylinder 33, ''G40'' cylinder 39, ''H40'' cylinder 40, ''H40'' cylinder 43, ''G40'' cylinder 45, ''H40'' cylinder 48, ''H40'' cylinder 49, ''F39'' cylinder 39 (perf. types 6 and 6B), etc., mainly good to fine with some unmounted. (100)
213 | £600
King George VI: 11/2d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 5 ''B37'' cylinder 61 dot and no dot, ''C38'' cylinder 89 no dot, ''D38'' cylinder 104 dot and no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 139 dot (2), perf. type 6 and 6B ''C38'' cylinder 83 dot and no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 145 dot and no dot, ''F39'' cylinder 161 dot, perf. type 2A ''D38'' cylinder 106 dot, mainly good to fine with some unmounted (185)
214 | £300
King George VI: 2d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 5 ''C38'' cylinder 1 dot and no dot, ''F39'' cylinder 11 dot and no dot, ''G40'' cylinder 11 dot and no dot, ''H40'' cylinder 15 no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 11 no dot, mainly good to fine some unmounted (42)
215 | £380
King George VI: 21/2d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 5 ''H40'' cylinder 6 dot and no dot, ''I41'' cylinder 44 dot and no dot, perf. type 6 ''H40'' cylinder 41 no dot, mainly good to fine with some unmounted. (80)
216 | £220
King George VI: 3d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 5 ''C38'' cylinder 3 dot and no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 11 dot and no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 12 dot and no dot, ''G40'' cylinder 14 dot and no dot, perf. type 6 or 6B ''E39'' cylinder 11 dot and no dot, ''E39'' cylinder 12 dot and no dot, mainly good to fine with a few unmounted. (23)
217 | £300
King George VI: 4d. to 6d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 6 no control cylinder 37, mainly good to fine some unmounted. (56)
218 | £500
King George VI: 7d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 6B ''E39'' bar_ cylinders 1 and 2, perf. 6 ''E39'' bar_ cylinder 1, ''E39'' bar I_ cylinder 3, perf. 5 no control cylinder 9. (dot), perf. 6 and 6B no control cylinder 10 (no dot), ''S46'' cylinder 10 dot and no dot, mainly good to fine with a few unmounted. (21)
219 | £270
King George VI: 8d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 6B ''E39'' bar_ cylinder 1, ''E39'' bar [] cylinder 1, perf. 5 ''S46'' cylinder 6 dot and no dot, no control cylinder 9 dot and no dot, perf. 6 no control cylinder 9 no dot, mainly good to fine a few unmounted (13)
220 | £160
King George VI: 9d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 2 ''L42'' cylinder 2, ''P44'' cylinder 2, ''G40'' cylinder 3, ''H40'' cylinder 3, ''N43'' cylinder 3, perf. 5 no control cylinder 5. (dot), perf. 6 and 6B no control cylinder 5 dot and no dot, mainly good to fine with a few unmounted. (11)
221 | £420
King George VI: 10d., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 2 cylinder 1 examples of ''F39'', ''J41'' and ''M43'' controls, perf. 6 and 6B ''U47'' cylinder 5 dot and no dot, ''Q45'' cylinder 6. (dot), no control cylinder 7 dot and no dot, mainly good to fine with a few unmounted. (20)
222 | £550
King George VI: 1s., a comprehensive mint collection of control blocks of six, on leaves incl. perf. type 6B cylinder 6 examples of ''H40'', ''J41'', ''M43'', ''O44'', perf. 6 ''M43'' cylinder 6, ''J41'' cylinder 6, perf. 6 and 6B ''Q45'' cylinder 13 dot and no dot, ''U47'' cylinder 16 dot and no dot, no control cylinder 16. (dot), perf. 5 no control dot and no dot examples from cylinders 16, 17 and 19, also 11d. controls (4), mainly good to fine with a few unmounted. (26)
223 | £800
King George VI: 2s.6d. to 1 mint collection of ''Arms'' high value varieties incl. 2s.6d. brown with mark on shield (2), displaying gashed crown, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, 2s.6d. yellow green examples overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' types 23 and 26, 10s. dark blue (7), with retouched medallion, dot on scroll, etc. also 1951 ''Festival'' set incl. 1 with re-entry in ''DIEU'', mainly good to fine, some unmounted. (29)
224 £260
King George VI: 193948 10s. dark blue, imperforate pair, fine mint marginal block of four with margin at right, with [R. 3/7] displaying major re-entry and [R. 2/7] displaying retouch to lower lip, varieties unmounted. S.G. 478, Spec. Q32a. Photo.
225 | £3000
King George VI: 1941-42 1/2d. to 3d. pale colours, a comprehensive collection of cylinder blocks of six in two albums, with a good percentage of blocks issued incl. different perf. types, some scarce, varied condition with some gum bends and occasional block with split perfs., many unmounted. (100s blocks)
226 £3500
King George VI: 194142 21/2d. light ultramarine complete and partial tte-bche pairs due to a paper fold in a very fine mint part booklet pane, very rare. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 489b, cat. 18,000 Photo.
228 £130
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 1 overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 34 with large punch holes in three corners, with part original gum due to some paper adherence, scarce. S.G. Spec. QCom11t, cat. 650. Photo.
229 | £450
King George VI: 1950-52 1/2d. to 4d. colour changes, a collection of cylinder blocks of six on leaves, with a good percentage of blocks issued incl. different perf. types, varied condition, a few with gum bends, many unmounted. (75 blocks)
230 £900
King George VI: 195052 1/2d. pale orange, imperforate vertical pair, fine mint, lightly toned, large part original gum. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 503a, cat. 6,500. Photo.
232 £700
King George VI: 195052 1d. light ultramarine, imperforate pair, unmounted mint with irregular toned gum. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 504b, cat. 4,800. Photo.
234 | £1300
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 21/2d. dark colours collection of panes of six, less 11/2d. advert panes, with inverted wmk. panes complete, comprehensive range of cylinder panes, mostly all different incl. perf. types, with 1/2d. (24), 1d. (14), 11/2d. (27), 2d. (6, complete), and 21/2d. (5, complete, one duplicate), varied condition with a few toned, many unmounted, mixed perfs. but many good. (85)
235 | £220
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. and 1d. dark colours sideways wmk. panes of four, each with selvedge at top and foot, plus each with cylinder numbers at row 1 and at row 2, mixed perfs. but some good, the cylinder panes unmounted. (8)
236 | £450
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 11/2d. dark colours selection of panes of two, with upright and inverted wmk. panes (less 1/2d. upright), and cylinder panes with 1/2d. (3), 1d. (2) and 11/2d. (2), varied condition with mixed perfs., all the cylinder panes unmounted. (12)
237 | £1650
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. red-brown advert panes, a collection with a good range of different types, upright and inverted wmks., cylinder panes (32), etc., varied condition with a few toned, occasional pane with pencil note on label, mixed perfs., some unmounted. (46)
238 | £650
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 21/2d. pale colours collection with panes of six incl. inverted watermarks, wide range of cylinder panes incl. perf. types with 1/2d. (19) incl. ''E65'' dot perf. type B6(Ie) and ''E66'' dot perf. type B5(BP) (both unpriced in S.G.), 2d. (25), 21/2d. (33), 21/2d. pane watermark inverted miscut by 3mm, also 1/2d. and 11/2d. panes of two, varied condition with mixed perfs. but some good, many unmounted. (90)
239 | £520
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 21/2d. colour change collection with panes of six, four and two incl. inverted watermarks, range of cylinder panes, 1d. label panes incl. constant varieties, etc., varied condition with mixed perfs. but some good, many unmounted. (63)
240 | £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A comprehensive specialised mint collection on leaves with basic sets complete, inverted watermarks, sideways watermarks both left and right, cream and whiter papers, graphites, phosphor-graphites, green, blue and violet phosphors, typo and photo bands, many coil joins in pairs or strips, selection of cylinder blocks, errors and varieties incl. wmk. Crowns 1s. double impression (small gum fault), misplaced graphite lines incl. wmk. Crowns 3d. with two lines at left (just cutting perfs.), three lines (3), phosphor-graphite 2d. error of wmk. (2), 41/2d. with bands printed both front and back, various misplaced phosphors incl. a range of broad bands, 21/2d. type I blue phosphor cream paper with one typo band at right, a second with two narrow bands (each with small gum fault), wide range of constant flaws in positional blocks and coil strips, some duplicates, etc., varied condition with a few clipped perfs., occasional stamp mounted or mounted in margin, majority fine unmounted. (few 100s)
241 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown 21/2d. carmine-red type I variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, tiny surface spot in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. S52a, cat. 850, EC GBR1097a - 12 known. Photo.
242 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1957 watermark St. Edward's Crown graphite 2d. light red-brown variety line at left (as seen from back), fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. 564a, cat. 675, EC GBR1126a. Photo.
244 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 2d. light red-brown cream paper variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, light overall gum toning otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S40a, cat. 600, EC GBR1153a. Photo.
245 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 3d. deep lilac cream paper variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, two examples in a block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S70c, cat. 1,000, EC GBR1159a. Photo.
247 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 4d. deep ultramarine whiter paper variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, in a vertical pair with normal, lower stamp with gum wrinkle, variety stamp fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S85c, cat. 350, EC GBR1164a. Photo.
249 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 watermark Multiple Crowns graphite 2d. light red-brown variety line at left (as seen from back), fine mint, scarce. S.G. 590a, cat. 950, EC GBR1182a. Photo.
250 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite 41/2d. chestnut variety broad phosphor band at right clear of perfs., with sheet margin at top (folded through perfs.), with vertical line of offset 'perforations' on reverse, unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S96b, unpriced. Photo.
251 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 blue phosphor 6d. deep claret on whiter paper, bands applied typo, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. S111a, cat. 450. Photo.
252 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 violet phosphor 9d. bronze-green variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, a top right corner example, perfs. separated between stamp and right margin and tiny thins in top margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. S128a, cat. 1,200. Photo.
253 | £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: A comprehensive collection in an album, arranged by value with some additional on stockpages, with panes of six, four and two, cream and whiter papers, graphites, green, blue and violet phosphors, upright and inverted watermarks, sideways watermarks both left and right, good range of cylinder panes, selection with constant flaws, scarce incl. 1d. Tudor Crown Minimum Inland Rate label panes wmk. upright and inverted (both mounted), Please Post Early modified setting wmk. inverted, Pack Your Parcels cylinder F9 dot, 11/2d. Tudor Crown pane of two cylinder 6 dot, 11/2d. graphite wmk. upright and inverted, 2d. Tudor Crown wmk. inverted, 2d. red-brown St. Edward's Crown cylinders H1 no dot and dot, 2d. Multiple Crowns wmk. inverted, cylinder H6 dot top (straight edge at top), 21/2d. graphite wmk. inverted, 21/2d. phosphor wmk. inverted panes with green phosphor and blue phosphor two bands (both trimmed), and blue phosphor left band whiter paper, panes with misplaced phosphor bands incl. green phosphor 1d. with broad bands wmk. upright, with 8mm and 6mm bands wmk. inverted (S.G. Spec. SB40af, trimmed at foot and some split perfs.), green phosphor 21/2d. wmk. upright with broad bands (trimmed at foot and lightly mounted on one stamp), etc., varied condition, a few wrinkles and occasional pane without selvedge, some trimmed but mainly with good perfs., approximately 30 panes mounted, the remainder unmounted. (approx. 307 panes)
254 | £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: A mint collection on leaves incl. 1955 Waterlow set with 10s. shade, 5s. [R. 8/1] re-entry in a vertical corner strip of three, 10s. [R. 1/2] weak entry in a corner pair, 1958 De La Rue set, 1959 De La Rue set, additional 5s., 10s. and 1 corner singles (1 vertical pair) with two plate dots in margin, 5s. with margin at left poorly overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 34 (R.P.S. certificate, 2007, for a block of four), 10s. with [R. 4/1] weak frame, Bradbury watermarked and unwatermarked range of plate blocks to 1 (4), 1 marginal single overprinted large ''CANCELLED'', etc., some gum bends or wrinkles but mainly fine, all apparently unmounted. (74 items)
255 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1958 1st De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set unmounted mint, 2s.6d. and 1 marginal, a few slightly blunted perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 536a-539a, cat 600. Photo.
256 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the gummed side, a few slightly blunted perfs. at right otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 596ab cat. 1,500. Photo.
257 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 596aWi, cat. 375. Photo.
258 | £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint collection of pre-decimal commemoratives in an album with some additional items on stockpages, with ordinary and phosphor sets, a wide range of constant flaws mainly in positional multiples, errors and varieties with inverted watermarks incl. 1965 Churchill 1s.3d. ordinary, Battle of Britain 9d. ordinary, P.O. Tower 1s.3d. both ordinary and phosphor, I.T.U. 9d. phosphor, 1966 Landscapes 6d. phosphor, World Cup 1s.3d. ordinary, Christmas 1s.6d. phosphor, 1967 E.F.T.A. 9d. ordinary, missing phosphors incl. 1967 Christmas 4d., 1968 Anniversaries 1s.9d., 1969 Concorde 9d., P.O. Technology 1s. (short perfs. at top), 1970 Commonwealth Games 5d., misplaced phosphors, phosphor printed both sides, embossing omitted incl. 1968 Paintings 1s.9d., missing colours incl. 1966 World Cup 6d. ordinary black omitted (slight crease), Birds 4d. Blue Tit ordinary blue omitted (in pair with Blackbird), Christmas 3d. and 1s.6d. ordinary both gold omitted, 1967 Christmas 3d. and 4d. both gold omitted, 1968 Paintings 1s. gold, embossing and phosphor omitted (gum fault), 1968 Christmas 9d. yellow omitted, 1969 Cathedrals 9d. black omitted (creases), another black and phosphor omitted (slight surface marks), 1970 Literary Anniversaries 1s.6d. silver omitted (grubby), others incl. 1965 Parliament 6d. ordinary imperf. between stamp and top margin (crease and other faults), 1965 U.N. 3d. ordinary in a top margin vertical strip of four, the top stamp with black partially omitted (small tear), 1967 Christmas imperf. plate proof single, various overprinted large ''CANCELLED'' incl. 1964 Botanical set affixed to sample f.d.c., etc., occasional stamp mounted, mainly fine unmounted. (few 100s)
259 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint collection of decimal commemoratives in two albums with sets to 2000, traffic light gutter pairs to 1979, a range of constant flaws mainly in positional multiples, errors and varieties with missing phosphors incl. 1973 Cricket 71/2p., 1973 Paintings 9p., 1978 Cultural Traditions 10p. (gum fault), 1978 miniature sheet, broad bands, phosphor bands on reverse incl. 1972 Broadcasting Anniversaries 9p., embossing omitted incl. 1973 Cricket 9p., 1971 Ulster paintings 71/2p. pale olive-grey omitted (mark at foot), 1975 Sailing 8p. black omitted, 1976 Christmas 11p. uncoated paper, imperfs. and partial imperfs. incl. 1977 Silver Jubilee 10p. imperf. to lower margin (faint indents, toned), 1978 Christmas 11p. vertical pair imperf. at foot (indents), 1979 Horseracing 13p. imperf. to lower margin, 1983 Fish 26p. pair completely imperf. but with surface damage and adhesions on reverse, 1992 Gilbert and Sullivan 24p. imperf. pair (left stamp with vertical crease), 1994 Christmas 19p. imperf. pair, 1991 Christmas 24p. Questa undenominated essay very similar to the issued design with the background in blue, the Questa logo in place of the Queen's head, in an imperf. pair, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (few 100s)
260 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 21/2d. (Timson) variety black omitted, unmounted mint but creased at top and stained, very rare, the original example discovered. S.G. 623Aa, cat. 27,000, EC GBR1246a - 4 known (3 within strips). Photo.
262 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown omitted, small light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 624Aa, cat. 600, EC GBR1248a - circa 60 known. Photo.
263 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown almost completely omitted, with a very slight trace at foot, the top stamp in a vertical strip of three, the middle stamp with partial omission at top, unmounted mint. S.G. 624 A var. Photo.
264 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown omitted, in a horizontal strip of three with sheet margin at right perforated through, right stamp with light gum bend, left stamp with small violet offset and folded through perfs. with a few separated, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce multiple. S.G.624Aa, Spec. W17a, ba, cat. 2,350+ EC GBR1248a - circa 60 known. Photo.
267 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1962 N.P.Y. (ordinary) 3d. left margin horizontal pair, the right stamp and part of the left stamp affected by a dry print, fine unmounted mint (mounted in margin), a dramatic variety. S.G. 632 var. Photo.
270 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint from right of sheet. S.G. 648pWi, cat. 375, EC GBR1296b - circa 20 known. Photo.
271 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) and red-brown (dock walls) omitted, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, also an example with with the violet only omitted, unmounted mint but with bends. S.G. 652a, c, cat. 850, EC GBR1304a, 1304b. Photo.
272 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety watermark inverted, gum bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 652Wi, cat. 850, EC GBR1304d - circa 30 known. Photo.
273 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 8d. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 653Wi, cat. 1,950, EC GBR1306b - circa 15 known. Photo.
274 £1700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Botanical (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety watermark inverted with sheet margin at left, gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 658Wi, cat. 2,250, EC GBR1316b - circa 10 known. Photo.
275 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 3d. variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, a top left corner example in pair with normal, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. W54a, cat. 975, EC GBR1318a - 12 known. Photo.
277 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (phosphor) 6d. variety watermark inverted with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 660pWi, cat. 850, EC GBR1320c - circa 30 known. Photo.
280 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, small gum fault in lower right corner also affecting perfs. on front, unmounted mint. S.G. 667a, cat. 650, EC GBR1334a - circa 60 known. Photo.
281 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. with sheet margin at left (folded through perfs.), variety indigo almost completely omitted, a few streaks still present on the body of the apparatus, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 667 var. Photo.
282 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (phosphor) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 667pa, cat. 7,500, EC GBR1334b - circa 18 known. Photo.
283 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 1s. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 668Wi, cat. 675, EC GBR1336a - circa 50 known. Photo.
284 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (phosphor) 1s. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 668pWi, cat. 550, EC GBR1336b - circa 30 known. Photo.
286 £1850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 684a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1368a - 21 known. Photo.
287 £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety apple-green omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 694b, cat. 6,750, EC GBR1388c - 24 known. Photo.
288 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (phosphor) 6d., a lower left corner cylinder block of nine showing progressive omission of the black, the left column stamps showing complete omission, the centre column partial omission, and the right column small part omission, with the cylinder number ''1E'' omitted, top left stamp with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple. S.G. 694pa, cat. 9,000+, EC GBR1388b - approx. 24 known. Photo.
289 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety blue omitted, some gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 695a, cat. 380, EC GBR1390a. Photo.
291 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety red omitted, folded through vertical perfs., fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 696e, cat. 2,200, EC GBR1392e - circa 25 blocks known. Photo.
293 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bright blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696g, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1392h - circa 40 blocks known. Photo.
294 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bistre omitted, lightly folded through vertical perfs., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696h, cat. 800, EC GBR1392j - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
295 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety reddish brown omitted, light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696j, cat. 250, EC GBR1392l. Photo.
299 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant imperforate proof strip of six on gummed watermarked paper, printed in eight of the nine colours, lacking magenta, from the foot of the sheet with wider than normal side margins (folded back), light ink endorsement ''8 - col. 22-7-66'' in margin at foot, unusual.
300 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d., a selection of se-tenant strips of six (8) with missing colours, comprising olive-green, bistre, orange (2), magenta, green, blue, and grey omitted, most folded through centre perfs. and mainly without sheet margins (the others folded back), the magenta omitted strip split in two, unmounted mint, also with a strip with inverted watermark. S.G. 705aWi, b, c, e-j.
301 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d., a selection of se-tenant strips of six (8) with missing colours, comprising olive-green, bistre, deep blue (2), magenta, green, blue, and grey omitted, most folded through centre perfs. and some without sheet margins (the others folded back), the green and blue omitted strips split in two, olive-green omitted strip lightly mounted, the others unmounted mint, also with a strip (split) with inverted watermark, with normal. S.G. 705paWi, pb-pd, pf-pj.
302 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 712pa, cat. 1,500, EC GBR1424c - 60 known. Photo.
303 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas 1s.6d. (phosphor) in a top of the sheet strip of three (folded through horizontal perfs. and through first column of vertical perfs.), the left stamp variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, the centre stamp with gold almost completely omitted (trace remaining), and the right stamp with patchy gold, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 714p var, EC GBR1428b - circa 20 known. Photo.
304 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety black (Queen's head, etc.), brown, new blue and yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 715a, cat. 1,250, EC GBR1430a - 120 known. Photo.
305 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety lilac omitted, and 1s.6d. brown omitted, blue-grey omitted, and yellow omitted, the last lightly mounted, the others fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715b, 716c, d, f. (4)
306 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. selection of missing colours with lilac, green, brown (2), new blue, and yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715 pb-pf. (6)
307 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder strip of three (lightly folded through vertical perfs.) with ''1F'' missing, light stain in left margin and a few tiny gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716e, cat. 405+, EC GBR1432i. Photo.
308 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 1s.6d. selection of missing colours with brown, blue-grey, and new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716 pc-pf. (3)
309 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 1s.6d. variety deep blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716pb, cat. 550, EC GBR1432d - circa 60 known. Photo.
310 £3500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of twelve (6 x 2) with sheet margins at sides, the top left stamp variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 717c, cat. 5,000, EC GBR1434b - 10 blocks known. Photo.
311 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of six with sheet margin at foot (folded through vertical perfs.), the left centre stamp variety slate-purple omitted, tiny surface mark at foot of variety stamp otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 717f, cat. 5,500, EC GBR1434c - 3 blocks and 2 singles known. Photo.
312 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant marginal block of four from the right of the sheet (folded through perfs.) with variety reddish purple omitted from the lower right stamp, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 720c, cat. 2,000, EC GBR1434f - circa 32 blocks known. Photo.
314 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant lower right corner traffic light block of eight, the two Hawthorn and Bramble stamps variety slate-purple omitted, with the slate-purple dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 717pf, cat. 1,050+, EC GBR134d - circa 50 blocks known. Photo.
316 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, tiny patches of dry gum at lower left otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 748a, cat. 350, EC GBR1496a. Photo.
317 £6000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 4d. in a right margin strip of four (folded through perfs.), the right-hand stamp variety new blue omitted, dealer's handstamp on reverse of margin, a few gum bends and wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 748b, cat. 21,000, EC GBR1496b - 5 known. Photo.
318 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 9d. variety black (Queen's head and value) omitted, two tiny surface marks at top otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 749a, cat. 1,100, EC GBR1498a - circa 60 known. Photo.
319 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 9d. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at left. S.G. 749Ey, cat. 500, EC GBR1498b. Photo.
320 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, and another variety grey (clouds and shading) omitted, the first with a few light tone spots otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 750b, c, cat. 525, EC GBR1500b & c.
321 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 1s.6d. variety phosphor omitted, a couple of tiny specks on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at left. S.G. 750Ey, cat. 300, EC GBR1500d. Photo.
322 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.6d. variety phosphor omitted, a few light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 754Ey, cat. 500, EC GBR1508b. Photo.
323 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.6d. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 754Wi, cat. 225, EC GBR1508a. Photo.
324 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.9d. variety phosphor omitted, with sheet margin at foot (folded through perfs.), a few light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 755Ey, cat. 500, EC GBR1510b. Photo.
327 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety olive-yellow omitted with the gold value also partially omitted, small patch of disturbed gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, not listed in S.G. Sold 'as is' and not subject to further certification or return. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 756 var, EC GBR1512c - 2 known, cat. 6,000. Photo.
328 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety imperforate between stamp and sheet margin at left, a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. W127c, cat. 850, EC GBR1512e - 8 known. Photo.
334 £7200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety lemon omitted, light vertical bend at left otherwise fine unmounted mint, extremely rare. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 758c, cat. 20,000, EC GBR1516b - 3 known (one mounted and damaged). Photo.
335 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 9d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at right. S.G. 764a, cat. 280, EC GBR1528a - circa 120 known. Photo.
336 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at left. S.G. 765a, cat. 425, EC GBR1530a - circa 120 known. Photo.
337 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.6d. variety red-orange (rooftops) omitted, natural paper crease in lower margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 765b, cat. 425, EC GBR1530b - circa 120 known. Photo.
338 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.9d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 766a, cat. 425, EC GBR1532a - circa 120 known. Photo.
339 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.9d. set of nine progressive proofs, imperforate on gummed paper, with five showing the individual colours printed separately, the others showing two, three, four and all five colours, each with margin at foot, one with small gum crease otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. 766var, EC (2005) F320PRa to F320PRi, cat. 425. Photo.
340 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 771a, cat. 350, EC GBR1542a - circa 60 known. Photo.
344 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s. variety gold (Queen's head and value), embossing and phosphor omitted, natural paper crease at top and light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 772Eb, cat. 750, EC GBR1544b - 60 known. Photo.
345 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 773a, cat. 350, EC GBR1546a - circa 90 known. Photo.
346 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.9d. variety gold (Queen's head and value), embossing and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 774a, cat. 1,000, EC GBR1548b - 60 known. Photo.
347 £2750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.9d. variety red omitted, light overall toning otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (1987). S.G. 774b, cat. 13,500, EC GBR1548a - 6 mint known. Photo.
348 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety vermilion omitted, with pencil ''86'' in corner on reverse, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 775b, cat. 650, EC GBR1550b - 120 known. Photo.
349 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety ultramarine and phosphor omitted, with pencil ''56'' in corner on reverse, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 775c, cat. 550, EC GBR1550d - circa 120 known. Photo.
350 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 280, EC GBR1556b. Photo.
351 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778c, cat. 300, EC GBR1556c. Photo.
352 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) and phosphor omitted, with margin at top (folded through perfs., pencil notes), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778Eya, cat. 250, EC GBR1556d. Photo.
354 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 9d. se-tenant strip of three with margin at left, variety blue omitted, affects the left stamp, right stamp with small adhesion, variety stamp fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 779ac, cat. 3,800, EC GBR1558a - 40 strips known. Photo.
355 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety violet (value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 784a, cat. 850, EC GBR1568a - circa 120 known. Photo.
356 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety yellow-orange and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 784Eya, cat. 850, EC GBR1568c - circa 120 known. Photo.
357 £360
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety yellow-orange and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 784Eya, cat. 850, EC GBR1568c - circa 120 known. Photo.
358 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 1s.6d. variety silver-grey omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 786a, cat. 850, EC GBR1572a - 120 known. Photo.
359 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. varieties black omitted, and yellow-green and phosphor omitted (2), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 794e, Eya, cat. 315, EC GBR1588a, GBR1588d. (3)
360 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.9d. variety uncoated paper, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 795a, cat. 275, EC GBR159a. Photo.
361 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 5d. se-tenant lower right corner block of four with part traffic lights, variety uncoated paper, light bends in margin at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 796ab, cat. 1,000, EC GBR1592c - 18 blocks known. Photo.
364 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety black (value and inscription) omitted, one with small grease spot and another with two toned perfs. on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 802b-804b, cat. 2,250, EC GBR1604a - circa 48 strips known. Photo.
365 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at foot, rare. S.G. 802c-804c, cat. 4,800, EC GBR1604b - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
366 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety deep grey omitted, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at foot, scarce. S.G. 802d-804d, cat. 1,650, EC GBR1604c - 48 strips known. Photo.
367 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety pale turquoise-green omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 802e-804e, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1604d - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
368 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Gandhi 1s.6d. variety printed on the gummed side, with sheet margin at right, hinge mark on ungummed side, fine mint, very scarce. S.G. 807b, cat. 1,700, EC GBR1614a - circa 50 known. Photo.
371 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety light blue (sheep, etc.) omitted, and another variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 813a, d, cat. 560, EC GBR1626b & d. Photo.
372 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 813b, cat. 2,700, EC GBR1626c - 24 known. Photo.
373 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety gold (Queen's head, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 813c, cat. 1,200, EC GBR1626a - circa 30 known. Photo.
374 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head, etc.) omitted, and another variety new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814a, e, cat. 320, EC GBR1628a & d. Photo.
375 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety deep slate (value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814b, cat. 550, EC GBR1628b - circa 120 known. Photo.
376 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety greenish yellow omitted with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814c, cat. 550, EC GBR1628c - circa 120 known. Photo.
377 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 British Rural Architecture 5d. variety lemon omitted, and 1s. variety new blue omitted, 5d. with tiny adhesion on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 815a, 817a, cat. 300, EC GBR1630a, GBR1634a.
378 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries selection of missing colours comprising 1s. gold omitted, green and embossing omitted (pencil ''86'' in corner on reverse), and green omitted, and 1s.6d. emerald omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 821a, Eb, c, 822b, cat. 600. (4)
380 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety phosphor omitted, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 819Ey, cat. 380. Photo.
384 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 822a, cat. 320, EC GBR1644a - circa 120 known. Photo.
385 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d. se-tenant block of four variety imperforate, central vertical crease just affecting the design of the right-hand pair, unmounted mint. S.G. 824ab, cat. 2,400, EC GBR1648f - 30 blocks known. Photo.
388 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas selection of missing colours comprising 5d. emerald omitted, 1s.6d. salmon omitted (light pencil ''90'' in corner on reverse), and 1s.6d. ochre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 839b, 840a, b, cat. 490.
390 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 4d. variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, unmounted mint, small patch of disturbed gum at right otherwise fine. S.G. 838var, EC GBR1676a - 10 known, cat. 700. Photo.
391 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 5d. variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, left stamp with faint tone spot on reverse and small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (1971) for a block of four. S.G. 839c, cat. 500, EC GBR1678c - 120 pairs known. Photo.
392 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Ulster Paintings 9p. variety orange (flowers) omitted, tiny gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 883a, cat. 4,200, EC GBR1766a - circa 20 known. Photo.
393 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Literary Anniversaries 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 884a, cat. 275, EC GBR1768a - circa 200 known. Photo.
395 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 3p. variety deep blue omitted, with the usual downward shift of grey, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 887a, cat. 1,200, EC GBR1774a - circa 70 known. Photo.
396 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 3p. variety red-orange (nurse's cloak) omitted, very lightly mounted mint, fine. S.G. 887b, cat. 850, EC GBR1774b - circa 100 known. Photo.
402 £1300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 895a, cat. 2,600, EC GBR1790a - 24 known. Photo.
403 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety carmine-rose omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. Brandon certificate (2002). S.G. 895b, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1790b - 18 mint known (8 damaged). Photo.
404 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety lemon (window panels) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 895c, cat. 350, EC GBR1790c - circa 100 known. Photo.
405 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, perf. dent at top left otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 896a, cat. 300, EC GBR1792a - circa 200 known. Photo.
408 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 897a, cat. 220, EC GBR1794a - circa 106 known. Photo.
409 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted with margin at right (folded through perfs.), a couple of perf. dents otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 897a, cat. 220, EC GBR1794a - circa 106 known. Photo.
410 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. in a horizontal strip of four, the right stamp variety slate-black (hair, etc.) omitted, the third stamp with the colour almost completely omitted and the second with slight omission, the left stamp almost separated and folded through central vertical perfs., otherwise a fine unmounted mint progressive strip, a rare variety. S.G. 897b, cat. 8,500+, EC GBR1794b - circa 10 known. Photo.
411 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 5p. variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, also a second example unmounted mint but with small fault at top. S.G. 898Eya, cat. 650, EC GBR1796b - 98 mint known. Photo.
412 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 899a, cat. 550, EC GBR1798a - circa 50 known. Photo.
413 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 9p. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 900Ey, cat. 325, EC GBR1800a. Photo.
414 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 3p. lower left corner dot cylinder block of six (2 x 3) misperforated, leaving the lower pair imperforate between stamps and margin at foot, corner stamp with grease spot on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 901var., EC GBR1802a - 10 known, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
416 £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 903a, cat. 4,000, EC GBR1806a - circa 46 mint known. Photo.
419 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 904a, cat. 250, EC GBR1808a - 94 mint known. Photo.
420 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 904Eya, cat. 350, EC GBR1808c - 100 known. Photo.
422 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 4p. variety violet-blue omitted, very light corner bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 905b, cat. 280, EC GBR1810a - 100 known. Photo.
423 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 5p. variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, small light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 906a, cat. 300, EC GBR1812a - 100 known. Photo.
425 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 21/2p. variety gold omitted with margin at right (biro mark), fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 913a, cat. 1,750, EC GBR1826a - 36 mint known. Photo.
426 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 21/2p. left margin horizontal pair, the left stamp variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 913var, EC GBR1826c - 10 known, cat. 650. Photo.
427 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, a few scratches in phosphor band at right otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 914a, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1828a - 24 known. Photo.
432 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Silver Wedding 3p. in a strip of four, the left stamp variety silver almost completely omitted (a few dots remaining), the second with partial omission, left stamp with surface scratch and one normal stamp with gum fault otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 916a var. Photo.
433 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish black (value and inscription) omitted, gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922a, cat. 875, EC GBR1844a - 100 known. Photo.
435 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety phosphor omitted, in a no dot cylinder block of six (2 x 3), one with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922Ey, cat. 540+, EC GBR1844c. Photo.
436 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, two marginal examples, each with a few gum wrinkles or bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab, cat. 600, EC GBR1846d - circa 200 pairs known. Photo.
442 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. variety grey-black omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 925b, cat. 4,700, EC GBR1850b - circa 24 known. Photo.
443 £2300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. horizontal pair, the right stamp variety sepia (from hair) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 925c, cat. 5,750, EC GBR1850c - circa 24 known. Photo.
444 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, a couple of perf. dents otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 927a, cat. 250, EC GBR1854a. Photo.
446 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety grey-black omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 927c, cat. 5,250, EC GBR1854b - circa 20 known. Photo.
448 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Cricket 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, very light bend in corner otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 928a, cat. 6,750, EC GBR1856a - circa 29 known. Photo.
449 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Paintings 3p., 5p. and 71/2p. each variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, 3p. with scratches in phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint, also a second 3p. gold omitted example with shift of embossing, unmounted mint but small gum faults. S.G. 931a, 932a, 933a, cat. 740. (4)
451 £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Inigo Jones 3p. block of four with the face values missing on the upper pair due to a spectacular 24mm downward shift of the black, the top left stamp with ''TOTAL SHEET VALUE 3.00'' displaced from the margin, unmounted mint but with some toning mostly on lower pair visible from the front, very rare. S.G. 935ab, cat. 16,500, EC (2005) F517CSaF518CSa - 50 pairs known but only 5 with missing value. Photo.
452 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Inigo Jones 3p. se-tenant pair with sheet margin at top, the left stamp variety deep mauve printing double, fine unmounted mint, rare. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 935Eac, cat. 7,000. Photo.
454 £6500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 3p. PVAD se-tenant strip of five variety rosy mauve omitted, second stamp with gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 943ab, cat. 16,000, EC GBR1886a - 7 strips known. Photo.
455 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 3p. gum arabic se-tenant strip of five variety imperforate with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 943Egb, cat. 7,500, EC GBR1885a - 10 strips known. Photo.
456 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 3p. gum arabic se-tenant top right corner strip of five with traffic lights, variety imperforate, right stamp with gum wrinkles and gum creases in top margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 943Egb, cat. 7,500, EC GBR1885a - 10 strips known. Photo.
457 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 3p. gum arabic single, the left stamp from the strip of five, variety dry print of grey-black leaving the face value virtually completely omitted and other areas of the stamp with small traces of grey-black, with disturbed gum. Brandon certificate (2006) stating ''grey-black omitted''. S.G. 943Eg var. Photo.
460 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. selection of missing colours with PVA black omitted, rosy mauve omitted and bright rose-red omitted, and PVAD salmon-pink omitted (small gum fault) and blue omitted (vertical crease), unmounted mint. S.G. 948b-e, g. (5)
463 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1975 Sailing 8p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted (a few tiny specks remaining), from the tenth column due to a dry print, fine unmounted mint in a strip of three with two normal stamps attached. S.G. 981var, EC GBR1962b, cat. 325. Photo.
464 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Telephone Centenary 81/2p. variety deep rose (vase and picture frame) omitted with sheet margin at top, a few small surface scratches in the phosphor mainly in the margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 997a, cat. 6,500, EC GBR1994a - 20 known. Photo.
465 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Telephone Centenary 11p. in a lower right corner traffic light block of six (2 x 3), the lower pair imperforate between stamps and margin at foot and almost completely imperforate at sides (a few indents at top), corner vertical pair and side margin with gum faults, unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W330a, EC GBR1998a - 10 known, cat. 1,000. Photo.
468 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Racket Sports 11p. in a vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, the lower stamp completely imperforate and the second partially so, lower stamp with light surface mark otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1024 var, EC GBR2048b - 5 known, cat. 550. Photo.
469 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Chemistry 81/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and margin at foot, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of three, centre stamp with very light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1029var, EC GBR2058b - 10 known, cat. 400. Photo.
471 £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Silver Jubilee 10p. in a lower left corner no dot cylinder block of six (2 x 3), the lower pair variety imperforate (very faint indents in margin at top), area of disturbed gum in left margin and a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1035a, cat. 3,750+, EC GBR2070a - 5 to 10 pairs known. Photo.
472 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Silver Jubilee 13p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1037a, cat. 2,500, EC GBR2074a - circa 24 pairs known. Photo.
473 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Wildlife 9p. se-tenant top left corner no dot cylinder block of twelve (6 x 2), the left vertical pair (hedgehog) variety completely imperforate, the second vertical pair (hare) almost imperforate (faint horizontal indents), unmounted mint but with gum creases and wrinkles, a rare multiple. S.G. 1039b, cat. 2,850+, EC GBR2078a - circa 5 mint pairs known. Photo.
474 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Wildlife 9p. se-tenant left margin strip of five, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, the left pair with faint horizontal indents only, gum bends and wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1039var, EC GBR2078c - 4 known, cat. 750. Photo.
476 £3500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Historic Buildings miniature sheet variety rose-red (Union Jack on 9p.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. MS1058c, cat. 8,500, EC GBR2116b - 6 known. Photo.
479 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Cycling 13p. in a lower left corner dot cylinder block of six (2 x 3) almost completely imperforate, with vertical indents, very faint on the lower pair, two stamps with black flecks on gum and adherence in margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. 1070var. Photo.
480 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Christmas 9p. in a block of eight (2 x 4) with sheet margin at foot, the lower block of four completely imperforate, lower left stamp with small black mark on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple. S.G. 1072a, cat. 5,000+, EC GBR2144a - circa 15 pairs known. Photo.
481 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Dogs 11p. variety imperforate with sheet margin at foot, light gum bend and some surface scratching in phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1077a, cat. 6,750, EC GBR2154a - circa 8 pairs known. Photo.
483 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Flowers 11p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, a couple of scratches in phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1081a, cat. 3,400, EC GBR2162a - 10 to 15 pairs known. Photo.
484 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Flowers 13p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1082a, cat. 2,600, EC GBR2164a - 20 pairs known. Photo.
486 £3500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1099a, cat. 9,750, EC GBR2198o - circa 6 known.
487 £3800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety brown-ochre (15p. background, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1099b, cat. 10,000, EC GBR2198a - 6 known. Photo.
488 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
489 £3800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety myrtle-green (10p. background, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1099f, cat. 10,000, EC GBR2198d - 6 known. Photo.
490 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety pale greenish yellow omitted, light horizontal crease through top stamps otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099g, cat. 850, EC GBR2198e - 34 mint known. Photo.
494 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Christmas 10p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with margin at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1105b, cat. 1,700, EC GBR2210a - 25 to 50 pairs known. Photo.
495 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Railways 12p. se-tenant strip of five variety imperforate, with left margin showing dot cylinder numbers, faint trace of indents between fourth and fifth stamps and fifth stamp with vertical crease at side, unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1113ab, cat. 8,500, EC GBR2226b - 10 strips known. Photo.
498 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 131/2p. in a strip of five with gutter margin, the left pair completely imperforate, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1122a, cat. 4,750, EC GBR2244a - 10 pairs known. Photo.
500 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 131/2p. variety pale blue omitted, with the usual multiple minor colour shifts, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1126a, cat. 4,000, EC GBR2252a - circa 13 known. Photo.
501 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 171/2p. variety imperforate and slate-blue omitted, in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1128a, cat. 1,000, EC GBR2256a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
503 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Sports Centenaries 15p. variety imperforate between stamp and sheet margin at foot, contained in a vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W466b, EC GBR2272b - circa 30 known. Photo.
504 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Christmas 10p. vertical pair imperforate but with faint trace of horizontal indents, cut close at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1138a, cat. (as imperf.) 3,250, EC GBR 2276a. Photo.
505 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 International Year of the Disabled 14p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, part original gum, the right stamp without gum at right and with surface adhesions, probably from a proof sheet. S.G. 1147a, cat. 875, EC GBR2294a. Photo.
507 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 Christmas 14p. imperforate top marginal vertical pair, from a proof sheet without gum, some surface creasing to top stamp, also 111/2p. vertical pair appearing imperf. but with faint indents, unmounted mint. S.G. 1170 var, 1171 var.
509 £3200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Maritime Heritage 26p. in a lower margin block of ten (2 x 5), the lower pair completely imperforate, the pair above almost completely so with just a faint trace of indents between, margin close at lower left where torn from sheet, fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple. S.G. 1190a, cat. 8,750+, EC GBR2380a - 4 pairs known. Photo.
510 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Textiles 151/2p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (2000). S.G. 1192a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR2384a - 10 pairs known.
511 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Textiles 151/2p. horizontal pair, appearing imperforate but with a very faint trace of indents between, cut close at top, unmounted mint. S.G. 1192 var. Photo.
512 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair with margin at left, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1196a, cat. 575, EC GBR2392a - circa 50 pairs known. Photo.
515 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Motor Cars 191/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, in a horizontal pair with normal, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. W529a, EC GBR2398b - 20 known, cat. 325. Photo.
516 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Christmas 151/2p. in a lower margin vertical pair, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, otherwise with faint indents, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1203 var, EC GBR2406b - 10 known, cat. 400. Photo.
517 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1983 British River Fish 151/2p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, showing the usual slight downward shift of bistre-yellow, left stamp with patch of disturbed gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1207a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR2414a - circa 10 pairs known. Photo.
518 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1983 British Army Uniforms 26p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at foot, gum disturbed at foot and some small creases and wrinkles, unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1220a, cat. 9,000, EC GBR2440a - circa 5 pairs known. Photo.
519 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1983 Christmas 16p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, left stamp with gum creases at top affecting surface and with faint trace of indents at foot, unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1232a, cat. (as imperf.) 4,750, EC GBR2464a - circa 15 pairs known. Photo.
520 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1983 Christmas 16p. in a vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, the lower stamp completely imperforate, the one above with blind perfs. at top only, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1232a, cat. (as imperf.) 4,750, EC GBR2464a - circa 15 pairs known. Photo.
523 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Christmas 17p. in a vertical pair with sheet margin at foot, the lower stamp completely imperforate, the other cut close at top with a trace of horizontal indents, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1268a, cat. (as imperf.) 6,000, EC GBR2536a - 10 to 15 pairs known. Photo.
524 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Trains 17p. variety imperforate in a horizontal top right corner pair, gum creases and bends particularly affecting the left stamp, unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1272a, cat. 5,000, EC GBR2544a - circa 12 pairs known. Photo.
525 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 European Music Year 22p. in a right margin vertical pair, the top stamp completely imperforate, the other with faint indents between stamp and margin, gum crease at left, unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1283a, cat. (as imperf.) 8,250, EC GBR2566a - circe 5 pairs known. Photo.
528 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Royal Mail 34p. vertical pair variety imperforate between horizontally, natural line in margin between with faint trace of indents, lower stamp with light gum creases and wrinkles just affecting surface, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1293a, cat 1,900, EC GBR2586a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
529 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Christmas 12p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1303a, cat. 4,750, EC GBR2606a - circa 10 pairs known. Photo.
531 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Royal Wedding 17p. in a lower left corner traffic light block of nine, the corner vertical pair imperforate but with a faint trace of indents at right of the top stamp of the pair, top left stamp with light bend and margin damage, unmounted mint. S.G. 1334a, cat. (as imperf.) 1,500, EC GBR2668a - circa 45 pairs known. Photo.
534 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Christmas 12p. lower left corner vertical pair showing most of the dot cylinder numbers, variety imperforate, vertical crease between stamps and left margin and another at right, unmounted mint but adhesion in lower margin, very scarce. S.G. 1341a, cat. 5,500, EC GBR2682a - circa 9 pairs known. Photo.
535 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1987 Order of the Thistle 18p., the lower four rows of the right hand pane with traffic lights, variety imperforate between stamps and lower margin of the corner pair, the corner stamp also mostly imperforate to right margin with a few indents at top, gum crease and some light bends, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. 1363 var, EC GBR2726a - circa 4 known, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
536 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1987 Studio Pottery 34p. lower left corner traffic light block of six (2 x 3), the left hand strip of three variety imperforate, with a faint trace of indents between the columns, top pair with light horizontal bend and some other gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple. S.G. 1374a, cat. 8,000+, EC GBR2748a - 3 or 4 pairs known. Photo.
539 £5000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Christmas 13p. error of value, a fine unmounted mint example of this rare error. S.G. 1414a, cat. 12,250, EC GBR2828a - circa 10 mint known. Photo.
540 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Christmas 14p. in a horizontal strip of four with sheet margin at right, the right hand pair imperforate but with faint traces of vertical indents, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1414b, cat. (as imperf.) 3,600, EC GBR2828b - 15 pairs known. Photo.
541 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Christmas 19p. in a top right corner block of six (3 x 2), the corner block of four variety imperforate, light vertical crease through centre pair and a few other small gum wrinkles, unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. 1415a, cat. 4,200+, EC GBR2830a - circa 30 pairs known. Photo.
542 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1989 Christmas 20p. + 1p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair with sheet margin at foot, top stamp with surface marks, the other with a light mark, unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1464a, cat. 4,700, EC GBR2928b - 10 pairs known. Photo.
543 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 20p. variety silver (Queen's head and value) omitted, small light offset on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1479a, cat. 600, EC GBR2958a - 135 mint known. Photo.
544 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 34p. variety silver (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at right, scarce. S.G. 1481a, cat. 1,200, EC GBR2962a - 67 known. Photo.
546 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Astronomy 22p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1522a, cat. 875, EC GBR3044a - 88 known. Photo.
547 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Christmas 17p. vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, the lower stamp imperforate between stamp and margin, with indents at top, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1526 var, EC GBR3052a - circa 10 known, cat. 350. Ptoto.
548 £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Christmas 22p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1527a, cat. 4,000, EC GBR3054a - circa 10 pairs known. Photo.
550 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Dogs 31p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, a few small gum bends and wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1533a, cat. 5,000, EC GBR3066a - circa 11 pairs known. Photo.
551 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Scientific Achievements 22p. Faraday variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1546a, cat. 825, EC GBR3092a - circa 40 pairs known. Photo.
552 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Roses 22p. variety silver (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1568a, cat. 3,800, EC GBR3136a - 18 mint known. Photo.
553 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Ordnance Survey 24p. variety black (litho) printing treble and magenta printing double, a fine unmounted mint example with sheet margin at top, vary scarce. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1578Ea, cat. 2,000, EC GBR3156a - 10 to 20 known. Photo.
559 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Orchids 18p. in a lower right corner block of four with part traffic lights, the lower pair imperforate on three sides with faint indents at top, with offsets from checker's marks on reverse and a few gum bends, small crease in lower margin, unmounted mint. S.G. 1659 var, EC GBR3318b - 4 known, cat. 1,100. Photo.
560 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Christmas 19p. in an irregular block of ten with sheet margin at foot, damaged at left and top, the lower central vertical pair completely imperforate, diagonal crease in margin at foot and gum wrinkles and bends, very rare. S.G. 1790a, cat. 9,500+, EC GBR3580a - 3 pairs known. Photo.
561 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Christmas 19p. vertical strip of three with sheet margin at foot, imperforate between stamp and margin, small thin at right with gum missing otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1790 var, EC GBR3580b - circa 6 known, cat. 650. Photo.
562 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1994 Channel Tunnel 41p. se-tenant strip of six with sheet margins at sides (folded through perfs.), the left pair variety imperforate, the third stamp partially so, light crease at right, variety fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 1822ab, cat. 6,000+, EC GBR3644a - 7 pairs known. Photo.
565 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1994 Christmas 19p. showing non-coincident downward shifts of all colours except the deep green (Queen's head and value), fine unmounted mint, a very dramatic variety. S.G. 1843 var. Photo.
566 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Science Fiction 25p. variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1996). S.G. 1878 var, EC GBR3756a - 20 known, cat. 225. Photo.
567 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Pioneers of Communications 25p. variety silver (Queen's head and face value) omitted, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1888a, cat. 1,000, EC GBR3776a - 68 mint known. Photo.
568 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Christmas 19p. perforated proof of value and Queen's head only in red, a corner single in the same format as the re-issue of October 2000 with se-tenant label at left, scissor cut through the margin at foot to the central vertical perfs., fine with gum (unmounted), with normal from the label sheet for comparison. S.G. 1896 var, EC GBR4339a - circa 2 sheetlets and 40 singles known, cat. 200. Photo.
569 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Olympics 26p. se-tenant top left corner block of eight (4 x 2, missing the fifth column stamps), variety imperforate between stamps and left margin, perfs. separated between top row and margin and a few small gum wrinkles, unmounted mint. S.G. 1930a var, EC GBR3860a - 10 strips known, cat. (as strips of five) 1,500. Photo.
570 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Famous Women 26p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2001) for a block of four. S.G. 1936a, cat. 850, EC GBR3872a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
571 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Classic Sports Cars 37p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, with a faint trace of a few vertical indents at top, gum wrinkle, unmounted mint. S.G. 1947a, cat. (as imperf.) 2,600, EC GBR3894a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
572 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Classic Sports Cars 43p. in a lower right corner traffic light block of fifteen (5 x 3), the corner horizontal pair imperforate between stamps and margin at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarce multiple. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. 1948 var, EC GBR3896b - 4 known, cat. 1,500. Photo.
573 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1997 Religious Anniversaries 26p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, light finger marks on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1972a, cat. 2,250, EC GBR3944a - 17 pairs known. Photo.
576 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1997 Royal Golden Wedding 20p. in a top left corner vertical strip of four, the second and third stamps with the face value virtually completely omitted, also with parts of the frame omitted, along with the top stamp, due to a dry print, second stamp with surface faults, unmounted mint. S.G. 2011 var. Photo.
577 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Endangered Species 20p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, some small gum bends and left stamp with light surface mark, unmounted mint. S.G. 2015 var, EC GBR4030a - circa 150 pairs known. Photo.
579 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Princess Diana Commemoration 26p. se-tenant strip of five with sheet margin at right, partly imperforate with the vertical perfs. between the stamps stopping abruptly almost half way down, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
580 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. variety vermilion printed double, small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2042Ea, cat. 600, EC GBR4084a - 30 known. Photo.
581 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. variety vermilion printed triple, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 2042Eb, cat. 1,000, EC GBR4084b - 18 known. Photo.
582 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. variety black printed double and vermilion printed triple, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 2042Ec, cat. 2,500, EC GBR4084c - 10 known. Photo.
584 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Children's Fantasy Novels 26p. in a gutter block of ten (2 x 5, folded at foot of gutter), the lower horizontal pair and the left stamp of the pair above completely imperforate, the others with indents, diagonal creases in lower right corner (just affecting left stamp) and also at top left, unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. 2051a, cat. 4,000+, EC GBR4102a - 10 to 15 pairs known. Photo.
585 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Notting Hill Carnival 20p. top left corner block of four variety imperforate, with a very slight trace of indents at top left extending through left margin, many gum gum creases and bends, unmounted mint. S.G. 2055a, cat. 2,400, EC GBR4110a - 50 pairs known (23 damaged). Photo.
586 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 British Land Speed Record Holders 26p., a horizontal left margin strip of five with the fourth stamp variety rosine (face value) completely omitted, third stamp with small surface mark and the first two with gum wrinkles, variety stamp fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 2060a, cat. 4,700, EC GBR4120a - circa 20 known. Photo.
587 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 British Land Speed Record Holders 26p., two left margin strips of five, one with the fourth stamp showing ''2'' of the face value virtually completely omitted, the other (with gutter margin above) with the fourth stamp showing ''6'' of the face value virtually completely omitted, each with just a trace of the 'missing' number, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2060 var. Photo.
588 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Christmas 20p. variety imperforate with sheet margin at left, a few light surface marks and gum wrinkles and bends at top, unmounted mint. S.G. 2064a, cat. 1,200, EC GBR4128a - circa 24 pairs known. Photo.
589 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Christmas 26p. in a horizontal strip of five, the left pair variety imperforate and the third stamp partially so, the left margin ragged, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 2065a, cat. 4,500+, EC GBR4130a - circa 14 pairs known. Photo.
591 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Christmas 43p. block of six (3 x 2), the central vertical pair completely imperforate, the right vertical pair imperforate but damaged and the other pair only partly perforated, left pair with light vertical bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 2067a, imperf. pair cat. 6,250, EC GBR4134a - circa 6 pairs known. Photo.
592 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Inventors' Tale' 20p., a horizontal pair imperforate but with faint vertical indents between, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2069a, cat. (as imperf.) 4,750, EC GBR4138a - 7 to 14 pairs known. Photo.
598 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Royal Wedding 26p. lower margin strip of three variety imperforate, right stamp creased with surface faults, left pair with crease at foot just affecting design of centre stamp, unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 2096a, cat. 2,800+, EC GBR4192a - 16 pairs known. Photo.
599 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Scientists' Tale' 26p. in a lower margin strip of three, the left pair variety imperforate, right stamp with coloured mark on reverse and a few small light gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 2103a, cat. 1,750, EC GBR4206 - 20 pairs known. Photo.
600 £5000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Solar Eclipse miniature sheet variety imperforate, small gum imperfection at top left otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS2106a, cat. 18,000, EC GBR4212a - circa 5 mint known. Photo.
602 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Christians' Tale' 19p. with sheet margin at right, variety gold (Queen's head only) almost completely omitted due to a dry print, just a trace remains, a few light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, unusual. S.G. 2115 var. Photo.
608 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A collection on leaves incl. gums, head types, shades, constant flaws in positional multiples, errors incl. 1d. uncoated paper, 4d. vermilion centre band imperf. between stamp and top margin, 5d. imperf. pair ex cylinder 10, 1s.6d's with greenish blue omitted, 1s.6d. PVA imperf. between stamp and top margin, missing phosphors incl. 7d., 8d. turquoise-blue, 9d. GA and PVA, 10d., 1s. GA, 1s.9d., broad bands incl. 2d. vertical coil strip of five, 4d. vermilion, 5d., 1s.6d. Prussian blue and indigo PVA block of four, 2s.6d. to 1 plate blocks of four complete as issued, etc., a few gum wrinkles but mainly fine, all apparently unmounted mint. (150 items)
609 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d. yellowish olive two bands head B, a vertical coil strip of four with the top stamp perforated on three sides, the centre pair completely imperforate, and the lower stamp imperforate on three sides, creased horizontally between the centre stamps and with two pinholes between all stamps from the dispensing machine, unmounted mint and very rare. S.G. 724a, Spec. U2a, cat. 2,400, EC GBR1448c - circa 3 mint strips known (one split). Photo.
611 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion and 5d. in a strip of three ex Cook book se-tenant pane, with misplaced phosphor resulting in each stamp having broad bands towards the left, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
612 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 3d. violet centre band gum arabic in a block of twelve (6 x 2), the right vertical pair completely imperforate, a few light gum wrinkles otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 729a, Spec. U8a, cat. 900. Photo.
613 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. deep-olive brown two bands gum arabic head B, minor gum disturbance otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. U11(2)B, cat. 1,400. Photo.
614 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. bright vermilion gum arabic head A, variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 733Egy, Spec. U15a, cat. 1,650. Photo.
615 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. bright vermilion left band and 4d. right band variety uncoated paper, ex Cook book se-tenant pane, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U16b, U16Ab, cat. 550. Photo.
616 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. bright vermilion right band variety phosphor omitted from the front but printed at right on the gummed side, light bend and tiny adhesion on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U16Ac, cat. 325. Photo.
617 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue head B in a cylinder ''13'' dot block of twelve (4 x 3) showing the [R. 19/4] 'severed neck' variety, fine unmounted mint with angled margins, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U17, h, cat. 450+. Photo.
619 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1s.6d. PCP/PVA variety Prussian blue omitted, the top stamp in a marginal vertical strip of four (lightly folded through perfs.), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 743ca, Spec. U29a, cat. 450. Photo.
620 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1 in the scarce indigo shade, tiny gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UC4(2), cat. 750. Photo.
621 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: A collection on leaves with panes of four, six and fifteen incl. 4d. vermilion GA pane of six, another with cylinder N1 no dot top, range of other cylinder panes incl. 3d. K2 no dot and dot, missing phosphors incl. 1d./3d. and 3d./1d. panes of four, 4d. sepia label pane, 1d./4d. sepia se-tenant pane with I(1/2v) perf., F4 N5 no dot cylinder pane with phosphor on the first column only (trimmed at top), Cook book panes of fifteen incl. stapled set of four, 4d. 'Stuffed Cucumber' and multivalue pane both missing phosphor, 4d. 'Method' stitched pane and 5d. stapled pane (trimmed at foot) both uncoated paper, etc., occasional gum wrinkle, some trimmed but mainly with good perfs., all apparently unmounted. (71 panes)
623 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An accumulation in two stockbooks with values to 5, a few missing phosphors, constant varieties incl. 31/2p. OCP/PVAD block of four with [R. 20/6] dark spot above central cross, stitched panes, coil strips, selection of cylinder blocks incl. 6p. light emerald FCP/PVA 4 p1 no dot, range of marginal blocks of six with 17 pin perf. error incl. 50p., folded books incl. 1.70 (1.55) Letters Abroad left margin cylinder B14 (a few split perfs.), Prestige books and panes, also with decimal commemoratives in two further stockbooks incl. a few missing phosphors, constant varieties, etc. (few 100s)
624 | £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of mainly singles in an album, 1/2p. to 5 and NVI's, with papers, gums, value types, thin papers, 31/2p. OCP/PVAD 11 dot cylinder single, errors incl. FBO's, 10p. bicoloured orange-brown omitted, 17p. grey-blue PCP + two bands (2), one with short bands at top (small surface mark), misplaced phosphors with wide bands, broad bands incl. 1/2p. FCP/PVA type I, 3p. magenta, 17p. grey-blue, good range of missing phosphors incl. 1/2p. OCP/PVA type II, 1/2p. FCP/PVA type II, 11/2p. FCP/PVAD, 2p. FCP/PVA, 21/2p. magenta FCP/PVA type III, 5p. OCP/PVA, 5p. claret imperf. left, 71/2p. FCP/PVA, 8p. rosine Harrison and Enschede printings, 9p. bicoloured OCP/PVA and FCP/PVA pairs, 121/2p. and 151/2p. star underprint, 17p. grey-blue, 17p. deep blue Questa litho, 19p. orange-red Walsall litho imperf. right, 20p. brownish black, 20p. green Questa litho, partial missing phosphors incl. 1p. OCP/PVA left band omitted, various values with left band omitted and with right band omitted, some multiples incl. constant flaws, a few cylinder blocks incl. scarce 3p. ultramarine FCP/GA centre band 8 p9 no dot A perf., 6p. light emerald FCP/PVA 4 p1 dot, 7p. purple-brown 20 p20 dot A perf., also with mainly multi-value coil strips, etc., a few booklet stamps with some trimming, mainly fine. (100s)
625 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of Questa and Waddington litho sheet issues in plate blocks of six or eight, with 2p. Questa complete incl. perf. 14 Q1 and Q2 imperf. at base of margin, 4p. Waddington complete incl. very scarce 7A 6B no dot and dot, 4p. Questa complete, 5p. Questa complete (less claret ACP Q21 and Q23 with imperf. left margin), 20p. Waddington complete (less 4A 3B), 20p. Questa ink numbers complete (no perf. type variations), and 75p. Questa complete, less three perf. 14 blocks but incl. scarce perf. 15 x 14 FCP/PVA Q7 and Q8 (gum wrinkle), all apparently unmounted mint. (248 blocks)
626 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of imperforate pairs with 21/2p. magenta FCP/GA (indents at top), 3p. ultramarine FCP/GA two bands and centre band, another centre band pair (vertical) with a few indents at foot, 31/2p. olive-grey FCP/PVAD two bands (faint vertical indents), 4p. ochre-brown FCP/GA (indents at foot), 41/2p. (cut close at left), 61/2p. centre band vertical pair (cut close at right), 7p. purple-brown two bands vertical pair (indents), 7p. purple-brown centre band, 9p. deep violet, 10p. orange-brown FCP/PVAD two bands and centre band, 111/2p. drab vertical pair (cut very close at left), 121/2p. light emerald, 13p. pale chestnut new phosphor ink strip of three, the right stamp partially imperf. (faults), 19p. bistre centre band vertical pair (fault at top), 20p. bright green centre band (2 pairs), and 50p. ochre-brown two bands vertical pair (with indents), varied condition with some surface scratches in phosphor and gum wrinkles, some fine. (20 items)
627 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of phosphorised paper imperforate pairs with 1/2p. turquoise-blue vertical pair, 2p. myrtle-green (faint vertical indents at foot), 12p. yellowish green vertical pair (with indents), 151/2p. pale violet (a few small marks on gum), 16p. drab, 18p. deep olive-grey, 201/2p. (faint vertical indents at top), 22p. blue (light surface marks), 24p. chestnut vertical pair (faint indents between), also a block of six partially imperf. with indents, and 28p. deep bluish grey (indents at foot), also with NVI imperforate pairs with 2nd bright blue (creased), and self-adhesive 2nd and 1st (2), each with 4mm gap, varied condition with some gum wrinkles. (15 items)
629 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection, all with variety phosphor bands printed on both sides from Prestige booklets, with 2p., 10p. centre band (part band on reverse), 121/2p. left band, 121/2p. right band, 13p. left band, 13p. centre band and 151/2p. (with partial offset of Queen's head on reverse also), some with a few surface scratches in phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce group. (8)
630 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection all with variety uncoated paper, comprising OCP/PVA 11/2p. and 6p., FCP/PVA 3p. two bands, and FCP/PVAD 51/2p. centre band, 61/2p. centre band, 8p. two bands and very scarce 8p. centre band, fine unmounted mint, scarce group. S.G. cat. 1,735. (7). Photo.
631 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1/2p. turquoise-blue Harrison photo FCP/GA top left corner block of fifteen (5 x 3), the top row completely imperforate and the second row partially so with indents, diagonal fold through block well clear of the corner pair and gum bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint, a rare imperf. S.G. X841a, cat. 3,250++. Photo.
632 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1p. crimson Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a few surface scratches in the phosphor bands otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X844c. cat. 1,600. Photo.
635 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2p. deep green Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), a right margin block of six (2 x 3), the top pair completely imperforate and the middle pair partially so, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1668a, Spec. U85Da, cat. 2,400+. Photo.
637 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. ultramarine Harrison photo FCP/GA centre band in a right margin block of six (2 x 3), the right column stamps variety imperforate horizontally (with one perf. hole each side), light overall gum toning otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X856c, Spec. U107c, cat. 275+. Photo.
639 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 31/2p. deep olive-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, the scarce faulty ink mix error, small surface scratches in the phosphor bands otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U116(2), cat. 950. Photo.
641 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at top showing the Waddington logo, very scarce. S.G. X996Ey, cat. 1,500. Photo.
642 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 5p. pale violet Harrison photo FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, in a right margin pair, right stamp with tiny surface scratch at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U136a, cat. 950. Photo.
643 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 5p. light violet Questa litho PCP/PVAD in a right margin horizontal pair, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, left stamp with tiny adhesion on gum at top otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG15a, cat. 600. Photo.
644 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 6p. light emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety phosphor omitted, in a right margin pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U146a, cat. 700. Photo.
646 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 7p. grey De La Rue gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), in a right margin block of twelve (6 x 2), the left vertical pair completely imperforate and the adjacent pair partially so, small gum bend and light fold between the imperf. pair and the rest of the block, unmounted mint. S.G. Y1672a, unpriced. Photo.
647 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 91/2p. bright purple-magenta Harrison photo FCP/PVAD, the rare colour error with sheet margin at top (folded through perfs.), tiny colour speck on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1987) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. U181(2), cat. 2,500. Photo.
648 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, two examples in a top left corner block of six (2 x 3) with normals, some tone spots around perfs. visible from the front, unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U184g, cat. 1,200. Photo.
649 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, with type II value ex Christian Heritage Prestige pane DP74 with part selvedge attached (folded through perfs.), variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X886bEy, cat. 1,800. Photo.
650 £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. dull orange Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1676aa, cat. 1,100. Photo.
652 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 13p. pale chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band original phosphor ink, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with margin at top, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X900a, cat. 750. Photo.
653 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 14p. deep blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, lower right stamp with fault, the other three with gum wrinkle on one otherwise fine, unmounted mint. S.S. X903a, cat. 950. Photo.
655 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 17p. grey-blue Harrison photo ACP/PVAD in a block of six (3 x 2), the left vertical pair completely imperforate and the middle pair partially so, a few tiny surface marks otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X952a, cat. 400+. Photo.
656 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 18p. bright green Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X913a, cat. 500. Photo.
657 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 18p. bright green, 33p. light emerald and 39p. bright mauve Questa litho NFCP/PVA, in a se-tenant strip of three from the Beatrix Potter Prestige pane DP199 with part selvedge attached, variety phosphor omitted, lightly folded through perfs. between 18p. and 39p. and bend affecting these two but scarce missing phosphor stamps, unmounted mint. S.G. X1012Ey, X1020Ey, X1022Ey, cat. 2,400. Photo.
659 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 19p. bistre Harrison photo NFCP/PVAD centre band (yellow fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1682a, cat. 525. Photo.
660 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 20p. dull purple Waddington litho FCP/PVA two bands, in a 4A 3B p5 dot plate block of eight, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. UG48, cat. 2,250. Photo.
662 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 20p. brownish black and cream Harrison photo ACP/PVAD Penny Black Anniversary, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1469a, cat. 2,250. Photo.
663 £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 22p. yellow-green Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X963a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
664 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 23p. brown-red Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X965a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
669 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 31p. purple Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety phosphor omitted, from the British Rail Prestige pane DP88 with 12p. attached, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X919Ey, cat. 1,500. Photo.
671 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 34p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety phosphor omitted, from the Times Prestige pane DP79, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X920Ey, cat. 1,500. Photo.
672 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 35p. sepia Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X988a, cat. 2,800. Photo.
673 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 38p. rosine Enschede gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (yellow fluor) with 2mm varnished bands, variety imperforate in a 2 no dot cylinder block of six, patchy gum faults, unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. Y1706a, Spec. U371ba, cat. 1,050+. Photo.
674 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 50p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD on ordinary paper, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X992a, cat. 850. Photo.
675 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 50p. ochre Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, small light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X991ab, cat. 2,500. Photo.
676 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 75p. black Questa litho FCP/PVAD perf. 14 in a right margin horizontal pair, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, gum wrinkle in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG130a, cat. 425. Photo.
677 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1 bluish violet Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1743a, Spec. U482a, cat. 1,700. Photo.
678 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1 bluish violet Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1743a, Spec. U482a, cat. 1,700. Photo.
679 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st black typo Harrison NFCP/PVA large format, variety phosphor omitted, with part selvedge attached from the Profile on Print Prestige pane DP283, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 2079a, cat. 1,700. Photo.
680 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st olive-brown Millennium design, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2124a, cat. 875. Photo.
681 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st orange-red and 2nd bright blue self-adhesive with perf. 141/2 x 14 die-cut 'dagger' perfs., fine. S.G. 2039b, 2040b.
683 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1970-72 recess 10p. to 1 collection on leaves, mostly plate blocks of four with 10p. complete, 20p. complete incl. scarce 31 and 31A, and 41 and 41A, 50p. almost complete, 1 complete (less plate 2), also with singles incl. 50p. uncoated paper, 1972 redrawn 1 imperf. horizontal and vertical pairs, etc., occasional light tone spot and some blocks with angled back margins, a few mounted in margin, stamps apparently all unmounted. (184 items)
685 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1977-87 photogravure 1 to 5 unmounted mint collection on leaves with singles, traffic light gutter pairs, and basic cylinder blocks complete in blocks of four, with all numbers both no dot and dot,
687 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1999 Enschede recess 1 to 5 collection, all in plate blocks of six with no dot and dot plates, with 1.50 (18, complete), 2 (12) incl. box numbers 10, 11, 12 and 13 no dot blocks, 3 (16, complete), and 5 (16, complete), also with 2000 De La rue 1.50, 2 and 3 blocks (3 of each), unmounted mint. (71 blocks)
689 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN 2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a.
690 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN 2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, light bend in left margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a.
691 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN 2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, a few bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a.
692 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: A collection of stitched booklet panes on leaves, panes of four and six with a range of perf. types, a few cylinder panes, constant flaws, good selection of missing phosphor panes (17) incl. 1/2p./2p. FCP/PVA DP11A perf. P, 1p./11/2p. FCP/PVAD DP12C perf. P (trimmed left), 1/2p. x 5 + Rushstamps label DP13 perf. PAP3 (slightly ragged perfs.), 21/2p. x 5 + Rushstamps label DP14 perf. P, rare 41/2p. x 5 + label DP23 (straight edge two sides), panes of four with broad bands incl. 1p./11/2p. FCP/PVAD, 1p./11/2p. FCP/PVA with 250 phosphor screen DP12B perf. I (trimmed right), 41/2p. phosphor under ink, etc., mixed perfs., many good. (86 panes)
693 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1972 Wedgwood selection of panes with set of four, additional back pane DP20A with 21/2p. thin values ex cylinder B22, constant varieties, errors with 3p. x 12 DP 17 with broad bands at left (trimmed at foot), another phosphor omitted (trimmed top and right), 21/2p./3p. se-tenant pane DP18 with phosphor bands displaced to the right (S.G. Spec. UEP2c, trimmed at top), etc., mixed perfs. (12 panes)
694 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1980 Wedgwood set of four panes variety phosphor omitted, plus 12p. pane DP40 with broad bands, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UEP5a-8a, UEP5c, cat. 405.
698 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1982 Stanley Gibbons set of four panes variety phosphor omitted, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, also with 1986 British Rail 12p. pane missing phosphor. S.G. Spec. UEP9a-12a, UEP26a, cat. 515.
699 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1982 Stanley Gibbons set of four panes variety broad phosphor bands, 121/2p. pane with bend in top right corner of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UEP9b-12b, cat. 1,095.
701 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1983 Royal Mint 121/2p. 'The Royal Mint and America' pane DP63 variety broad phosphor bands, the first column missing phosphor, bend in lower right corner of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. UEP13b, cat. 650. Photo.
702 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1984 Christian Heritage 13p panes DP73 and DP75 variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UEP18a, 20a, cat. 625.
703 £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1984 Christian Heritage se-tenant pane DP74 variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X886bEy, Spec. UEP19a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
704 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1984 Christian Heritage 13p pane DP75 variety broad phosphor bands, displaced downwards, the first column missing phosphor, scratch in phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UEP20b, cat. 475.
705 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1985 The Times se-tenant pane DP79 variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X864lEy, Spec. UEP23a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
706 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1986 British Rail 17p. pane of nine DP86 and 17p. pane of six DP89, each with the yellow omitted from the lettering only on the selvedge, pane of six with small gum wrinkle in margin at right otherwise fine unmounted mint, with a copy of a 1987 letter from the P.O. Postal Supplies Department suggesting that the yellow colours in the lettering and in the illustrations in the selvedge were printed from different cylinders. S.G. Spec. UEP25c var, UEP28b var. Photo.
707 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1986 British Rail se-tenant pane DP88 variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X897mEy, Spec. UEP27a, cat. 1,750. Photo.
708 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1988 Financial Times se-tenant pane DP107 variety grey-green (on 18p.) printing double, natural paper crease at top right and natural light paper bends in selvedge, fine unmounted mint, rare, a dramatic variety. S.G. X1006IEa, Spec. UHP3a, cat. 3,500. Photo.
709 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1991 Agatha Christie 17p. pane DP170 variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X1008IEy, Spec. UHP8b, cat. 1,250. Photo.
710 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of folded and window booklets in three albums, incl. constant flaws, good range of cylinder booklets with scarce incl. 50p. Pond Life 2 PCP + two bands B43 p67, 65p. 8 p27 no dot, 1.25 Trains 4 right margin B36 p36, 1.70 (1.55) Letters Abroad left margin B14, 1.70 Write Now left margin B19, 1983 Christmas B42 p49, also with a quantity of loose panes with selvedge (removed from covers) incl. miscuts, missing phosphors, transposed phosphors, Prestige book panes incl. commemorative issues, etc., some trimmed, mainly good perfs. (100s)
711 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of folded booklets, all phosphor omitted incl. 50p. Orchids 1, 50p. Cricket 1 cylinder B21 B6 B30, 50p. Gardens 3 Mount Stewart, 1.20 National Gallery left margin and right margin (slight trimming), 1.25 Trains 4 right margin (straight edge at top), 1.30 Jolly Postman left margin and right margin, etc., mostly with good perfs. (11)
712 | £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of folded booklets, all miscut incl. 50p. Farm Animals 2, 50p. Archaeology 1, 50p. Postal History 4 cylinder B1, 1 End of the War 1 (weak cover where folded), 1.20 Write Now right margin plain (trimmed at top), another with cylinder B12 p62 (trimmed at foot), 1.80 Jolly Postman right margin cylinder B2 (slight trimming at top left only), 1.80 Linnean Society left margin cylinder B13 (straight edge at foot), 1979 Christmas 1.80, 1981 Christmas 2.55 (split perfs. between columns 3 and 4), etc. (18)
713 £1750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. Veteran Cars 1 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost pair of booklets, variety miscut resulting in face values of 36p. and 64p., each trimmed at right otherwise fine, rare, eleven pairs known. S.G. Spec. UMFB9A, UMFB10A, cat. 6,000. Photo.
714 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. Follies 3 Paxton's Tower pair of booklets, variety miscut resulting in face values of 24p. and 76p., first with just a trace of trimming at lower right otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UMFB26A, UMFB27A, cat. 1,300. Photo.
715 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1 Charles Dickens 4 Walsall litho booklet variety phosphor omitted, perfs. trimmed at foot but very scarce. S.G. X1051IEy, Spec. UHWM1a, cat. 950. Photo.
716 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1988 1 to 5 collection on leaves with basic plate blocks of four complete as issued with one duplicate, also with singles incl. 2 on glazed paper, and set in horizontal gutter pairs, unmounted mint. (63 items)
717 | £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1992-95 collection in an album, mainly in plate blocks of four, some scarce with 1 (36) incl. 2B, 1.50 (48) incl. 2U, re-engraved 2II (bend), 2LL (mounted in margin), 4A, 4G, 2 re-engraved 3A, 3H, 4A, 5 4G, also with singles and vertical gutter pairs, and 1997 Enschede 1 to 5 set in plate blocks, etc., a few wrinkles but mainly fine, one block mounted in margin otherwise unmounted mint. (193 items)
718 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1992-95 3 creamy paper in a lower right corner vertical pair, the corner stamp completely blank, the lower margin not perforated through, folded through horizontal perfs. and side margin below the printed stamp, unmounted mint, most unusual. Photo.
720 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1997 Enschede 1.50 variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, unused without gum, creases in top right corner, rare. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 1993a, unpriced unused, EC GBR3986a - circa 19 known (two uncancelled). Photo.
721 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1997 Enschede 2 variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. 1994a, cat. 900, EC GBR3988a - 100 known. Photo.
722 £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1997 Enschede 5 in an unmounted mint top right corner block of 25 (5 x 5, folded through perfs. below the third row), the centre stamp in the lower row variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, one stamp with small adhesion, variety stamp fine, a rare multiple. S.G. 1996a, cat. 6,000+, EC GBR3992a - circa 12 mint known (two creased). Photo.
723 £2100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1993 Britannia 10 variety silver (Queen's head and crosses) omitted, a lower right corner example (folded through horizontal perfs.), diagonal creases but rare, unmounted mint. S.G. 1658a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR3316a - circa 20 known. Photo.
724 | £1300
Postage Dues: 1914 to 1994 mint collection on leaves with basic sets complete, shades, wmk. sideways-inverted varieties incl. 1924-31 2d., 1955-57 11/2d., 1959-63 5s. block of four, some controls incl. 1914-22 11/2d. ''V 23'' (imperf.) strip of three, 1s. ''V. 23'' strip of three, 1924-31 3d. printed on the gummed side, 3d. on experimental paper, 1954-55 4d. imperf. pair (very lightly mounted), etc., varied condition but mainly fine, the majority unmounted. (approx. 175)
725 £180
Postage Dues: 1914-22 selection overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted type 23, 5d. block of four wmk. sideways-inverted overprinted type 23 (a few separated perfs.), and 2d. block of four wmk. sideways-inverted overprinted type 26, occasional wrinkle otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. D1s-D8s. (16). Photo.
726 £100
Postage Dues: 1914-22 2d. colour trials in carmine, bartolozzi brown and blue-green, each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, a few light wrinkles otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. R4, cat. 450. Photo.
727 | £480
Postage Dues: 1914-22 2d. colour trials, fourteen different, plus the set of three in carmine, brown and green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, good to fine with gum. S.G. Spec. R4, cat. 1,780. (17)
728 £450
Postage Dues: 1968-69 no watermark 4d. with PVA gum, small corner perf. imperfection otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (2000) for a block of four. S.G. D71Ev, cat 2,250. Photo.