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Sale 101: The Westpex Sale

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Great Britain

Lots 170-179 Lots 180-189 Lots 190-194

Lot 170    

Great Britain, 1840, Mulready Letter Sheet, 1d black, used April 14th 1841 from Tavistock (red cancel) and black Maltese Cross to London, Forme A; creases, removal of seal on reverse and lightly toned, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott Nos. U3 $500.
SG Nos. ME1    £550 ($740).

Realized: $100

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Lot 171 o   

Great Britain, 1882, Queen Victoria, £5 orange on white paper, central Glasgow town cancel, strong bright color, few trivial faint tone spots at top, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott Nos. 93.
SG Nos. 137    £3,500 ($4,690).

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 172    

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose on white paper, Anchor watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid beautifully balanced margins, radiant color and exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine and choice, a wonderful high value. Scott Nos. 108.
SG Nos. 180    £1,100 ($1,470).

Realized: $675

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Lot 173    

Great Britain, 1884, Queen Victoria, ½d slate blue, top margin block of 20, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, bold color, well centered throughout, few small gum creases affecting five stamps, fresh and Fine, a lovely multiple. Scott Nos. 98.
SG Nos. 187    £700 for hinged singles ($940).

Realized: $325

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Lot 174    

Great Britain, 1902, King Edward VII, De La Rue printing, 5s bright carmine, o.g., never hinged, deep intense color on bright fresh paper, choice centering within well balanced margins, Extremely Fine, choice so nice. Scott Nos. 140.
SG Nos. 263    £450 for hinged ($600).

Realized: $425

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Lot 175    

Great Britain, 1924-25, British Empire Exhibition complete, marginal blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright colors, a Very Fine set. Scott Nos. 185-186, 203-204.
SG Nos. 430/3    £320 for hinged singles ($430).

Realized: $260

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Lot 176    

Great Britain, 1929, ½d-1½d P.U.C., inverted watermark, booklet panes of 6, o.g., never hinged, all fresh and pristine, Very Fine.
SG Nos. 434Wi-436Wi    £240 for singles ($320).

Realized: $350

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Lot 177    

Great Britain, 1929, 2½d P.U.C., left & right margin block of 72, o.g., never hinged, showing damaged Jubilee line in left margin, rich color, bright and fresh, vertical perf separations at center, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 208.
SG Nos. 437    £1,080 for n.h. singles ($1,450).

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Lot 178    

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C., o.g., never hinged, bold color, bright and fresh, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 209.
SG Nos. 438    £750 for hinged ($1,000).

Realized: $675

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Lot 179    

Great Britain, 1929, £1 P.U.C., o.g., never hinged, rich color, fresh and F.-V.F.; with 1984 E. Diena certificate (and signed). Scott Nos. 209.
SG Nos. 438    £750 for hinged ($1,000).

Realized: $475

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