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Great Britain 9d Issue (S.G. 209)

Lots 99-108 Lot 109

Lot 99 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d & 4d black, duty die proofs, from the De La Rue Striking Books, each on white glazed card cut to stamp size and affixed to buff card (52x52mm), with manuscript "Oct 17. 20 Leads from each duty" endorsement and white backed cut-out "1887", Very Fine, ex-De La Rue archives & Aureum. Scott Nos. 120P, 116P. SG Nos. 209P, 205P.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K39, K33 Proof    £3,400 ($4,560).

A UNIQUE 1887 4D & 9D DUTY DIE PROOF COMBINATION FROM THE DE LA RUE STRIKING BOOKS.

Realized: $850

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Lot 100 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee (9d) black, head plate die proof, type A head die, from the De La Rue Striking Books, cut to stamp size on white glazed card, affixed to buff card (48x34mm) with manuscript "20 Leads, Jan 29 1887" notations alongside, Very Fine, unique, ex-De La Rue archives & Aureum. SG Nos. 209P.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38 Proof    £1,700 ($2,280).

Realized: $525

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Lot 101 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee (9d) black, head plate die proof, on white glazed card (92x61mm), dated "10 JUN 86" with "Before Hardening" handstamp at upper right, Very Fine, very scarce, ex-Aureum. Scott Nos. 120P. SG Nos. 209P.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K39 Proof    £1,800 ($2,410).

Realized: $325

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Lot 102 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & blue, imprimatur, top left corner margin single, full o.g., mostly hinged in selvage, full margins, some original mounting adherence in upper part of top selvage, Very Fine. SG Nos. 209 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38 var.    £850 ($1,140).

Realized: $375

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Lot 103    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & blue, "Specimen" overprint in black, overprint type 9, o.g., choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine. Scott Nos. 120. SG Nos. 209s.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(1)s    £90 ($120).

Realized: $30

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Lot 104    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & blue, right margin single, o.g., never hinged, strong colors, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice. Scott Nos. 120. SG Nos. 209 £75 for hinged ($100).
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(1)    £110 ($150).

Realized: $110

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Lot 105    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & blue, complete pane of 20, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, strong bright colors, thin and crease in left margin, still Very Fine, a very scarce complete pane. Scott Nos. 120. SG Nos. 209.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(1)    £2,200 for singles ($2,950).

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 106 o   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & blue, four singles and pair; pair with 1893 Nottingham cds's, singles with 1887 Aldersgate E.C. cds and 1893 Blackstone cds, 1899 Newport cds and vertical bisect on piece tied by 1904 London squared cds; all choice strikes, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 120. SG Nos. 209.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(1)    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $150

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Lot 107    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & bright blue, on vertically ribbed paper, bottom right corner margin block of 4, setting 3, o.g., never hinged, rich bright blue shade, exceptional centering, Extremely Fine. Scott Nos. 120 var. SG Nos. 209 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(2)    £880 for singles ($1,180).

Realized: $400

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Lot 108    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 9d dull purple & bright blue, top left corner margin block of 4, setting 3, o.g., never hinged, strong bright blue shade, well centered throughout, Very Fine and choice. Scott Nos. 120 var. SG Nos. 209 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K38(2)    £880 for singles ($1,180).

Realized: $210

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Lots 99-108 Lot 109

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