Lot 553 Great Britain #3 Collection of Numerical Maltese Cross Cancellations on 1d Red Brown Imperforates, with all numbers represented from 1 to 12, all easily identifiable except #10 which is smudgy. A few small faults to the stamps, else overall fine and difficult to assemble. Scott CV U$3,120.
Lot 323 Great Britain #3 1841 1d red brown Queen Victoria imperforate, Plate XI, mint with full original gum, hinged. A fresh stamp, with four margins and a light corner crease, plus a tiny scissor cut at upper right, very fine. Stanley Gibbons Specialized catalogue number AS74 (cat £6,000). A lovely example of the 1d red, printed from the 1d black plate. Accompanied by a 2015 Royal Philatelic Society certificate. SG £6,000.
Lot 1062 Great Britain #3 var. (S.G. #AS57) 1840 1d red brown Queen Victoria, Plate 9 “Black Plate”, Position DI, mint with small part original gum with adhesions covering a large part of the gum, four clear margins, fine-very fine. Accompanied by 2014 Sergio Sismondo certificate “genuine… stamps from this printing in unused condition are very scarce… .free from major damage, as far as can be said for a stamp with such adhesions.” Stanley Gibbons Specialized #AS57. SG CV £6,000.