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Great Britain 3d Issue (S.G. 202, 204)

Lots 55-64

Lot 55 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d black, die proof, from the De La Rue Striking Books, cut to stamp size on white glazed card, affixed to buff card (48x36mm) with manuscript "Mar 23, 240 Leads, P/7.86 (July 1886)" notations, Very Fine, ex-De La Rue archives & Aureum. SG Nos. 202P.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32 Proof    £1,450 ($1,940).

Realized: $375

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Lot 56    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, imprimatur, from plate 4, o.g., lightly hinged (couple tiny remnants), full nicely balanced margins, bold color on bright paper, Very Fine and scarce, one of 24 examples from plate four, ex-Aureum. SG Nos. 202 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32 var.    £725 ($970).

Realized: $260

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Lot 57    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, imprimatur, o.g., hinge remnant, full well balanced margins, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, one of 24 examples from plate four, ex-Verus. Scott Nos. 115 var. SG Nos. 202 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32 var.    £725 ($970).

Realized: $260

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Lot 58 P   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d black on green, trial color plate proof, imperforate, bottom margin single, without gum as issued, full even margins, deep color, Extremely Fine, an exceptional marginal example. SG Nos. 202TC.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32 Proof    £325 for hinged ($440).

Realized: $110

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Lot 59 S   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, "Specimen" overprint in black, overprint type 9, block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bold color, fresh and pristine, Very Fine, ex-Aureum. Scott Nos. 115S. SG Nos. 202s.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(1)s    £320 for hinged singles ($430).

Realized: $120

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Lot 60    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, top margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh and pristine, Very Fine. Scott Nos. 115. SG Nos. 202.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(1)    £190 ($260).

Realized: $80

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Lot 61    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, bottom right corner margin block of 24 from setting three, o.g., never hinged, strong color on brilliant paper, diagonal gum crease in lower right margin, fresh and Fine, a scarce large position multiple. Scott Nos. 115. SG Nos. 202.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(1)    £1,140 ($1,530).

Realized: $500

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Lot 62    

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on yellow, split bottom frame, bottom right stamp in a block of 6, o.g., never hinged, variety also shows a frame recut at lower left and bottom left stamp showing a weak left frame with absent portions recut, bright and fresh with strong colors, gum wrinkle lightly creasing top left pair, otherwise Very Fine, an interesting variety multiple. Scott Nos. 115 var. SG Nos. 202 var.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(1)c    £390 for singles ($520).

Realized: $150

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Lot 63 o   

Great Britain, 1887, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple & deep purple on yellow, three used singles; 3d purple on piece with near complete 1902 hooded registered Ranelagh Place Liverpool cds, 3d very deep purple with 1895 Bognor cds and 3d deep purple with Threadneedle Street registered cancel, Very Fine. SG Nos. 202-203.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(1-2)    Estimate $60 - 80.

Realized: $50

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Lot 64    

Great Britain, 1890, Queen Victoria Jubilee, 3d purple on orange, o.g., lightly hinged (minor remnant), exceptional centering amid beautifully balanced margins, rich color on vibrant paper, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem mint example of this scarce 1890 printing, ex-Joicey. Scott Nos. 115a. SG Nos. 204.
S.G. Spec. Nos. K32(3)    £800 ($1,070).

Realized: $325

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