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2 George VI " WINNING DESIGN " Proofs both signed by the designer. 2½d Festival of Britain signed by CW Elsworth and £1.00 Brown signed by AT Derbyshire.

SKU: 26520

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine example of the " John Dickinson Extra Superfine Very White Paper Trial ". Variety " A ".

SKU: 16369

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal block of 4 of the " John Allen Special Finish ' PLATE GLAZED BOTH SIDES ' Paper Trial ". Variety " D ".

SKU: 16382

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal horizontal pair of the " John Allen Special Finish ' PLATE GLAZED BOTH SIDES ' Paper Trial ". Variety " D ".

SKU: 16411

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine right hand marginal example of the " John Dickinson Extra Superfine Very White Paper Trial ". Variety " A ".

SKU: 16370

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine right hand marginal horizontal pair of the " John Dickinson Extra Superfine Very White Paper Trial ". Variety " A ".

SKU: 16372

1912 1d Carmine ( Die II ). A very fine top left hand corner marginal block of 4 of the " John Allen Special Finish ' PLATE GLAZED BOTH SIDES ' Paper Trial ". Variety " D ".

SKU: 16383

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine block of eight of the " John Allen Paper Trial ". Variety " F " on page 168 of SG specialised catalogue. "

SKU: 1213

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine block of four of the " John Allen Paper Trial ". Variety " F " on page 168 of SG specialised catalogue. "

SKU: 1214

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine example of the " John Allen Paper Trial ". Variety " F " on page 168 of SG specialised catalogue. "

SKU: 1220

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine example of the " John Allen Special Finish ' MACHINE FINISHED UNDERSIDE ' Paper Trial ". Variety " F ".

SKU: 16390

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal block of 4 of the " John Allen Special Finish ' MACHINE FINISHED UNDERSIDE ' Paper Trial ". Variety " F ".

SKU: 16394

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal block of 4 of the " John Allen Special Finish ' THINNER ' Paper Trial ". Variety " G ".

SKU: 16375

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal block of four of the " John Allen Paper Trial ". Variety " F " on page 168 of SG specialised catalogue. "

SKU: 1211

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal horizontal pair of the " John Allen Special Finish ' MACHINE FINISHED UNDERSIDE ' Paper Trial ". Variety " F ".

SKU: 16393

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal horizontal pair of the " John Allen Special Finish ' THINNER ' Paper Trial ". Variety " G ".

SKU: 16377

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine left hand marginal horizontal pair of the " John Allen Special Finish Paper Trial ". Variety " E ".

SKU: 16386

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine right hand marginal block of four of the " John Allen Paper Trial ". Variety " F " on page 168 of SG specialised catalogue. "

SKU: 1212

1912 1d Scarlet ( Die II ). A very fine top left hand corner marginal block of 4 of the " John Allen Special Finish ' MACHINE FINISHED UNDERSIDE ' Paper Trial ". Variety " F ".

SKU: 16395

1912 1d carmine ( Die II ). A very fine right hand marginal block of 4 of the " John Dickinson Extra Superfine Very White Paper Trial ". Variety " A ".

SKU: 16373

1934 Photogravure " Essay ". 1d Scarlet " IMPERF " on watermarked paper. A very fine mint horizontal pair.

SKU: 12482

Downey Head UNCLEARED DIE PROOF. Slate Grey. A very fine example of the 3d with " shaded background to head with upper corners solid. Reworked Head on thick white paper.

SKU: 35737

George V. 3d. " Half Tone Hentschel Essay ". A very fine example.

SKU: 13744

George V. 3d. " Half Tone Hentschel Essay ". A very fine example with manuscript n/9 above.

SKU: 13743

SG. 16. DP22 " OK ". 1d full deep red. Plate 11. A fine example of this VERY RARE trial printing ( unissued ) on Dickinson silk - thread paper with no watermark.

SKU: 30976

SG. 153. J64. " OA OB PA PB ". 4d sage - grey. Plate 15. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT left hand inscriptional marginal block of 4 of this COLOUR TRIAL.

SKU: 43490

SG. 156 variety. " PH ". 8d orange. " COLOUR TRIAL ". A very fine mounted mint imperforate example overprinted with SPECIMEN type 11.

SKU: 10549

SG. 172. 1d lilac on buff paper. PLATE PROOF. A fine 4 margin example.

SKU: 8297

SG. 188. " AC ". Variety 1½d blue on white paper with watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A mounted mint example.

SKU: 34048

SG. 188. " AC ". Variety 1½d purple on orange paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine mounted mint example.

SKU: 34050

SG. 188. " AC ". Variety 1½d purple on white paper with watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine mounted mint example.

SKU: 24318

SG. 188. " AJ ". Variety 1½d green on white paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine mounted mint example.

SKU: 34052

SG. 188. " EA EB FA FB ". Variety 1½d purple on orange paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A fine mint ( 1 stamp UNMOUNTED MINT - 1 stamp creased ) block of 4. A very scarce multiple.

SKU: 34051

SG. 188. " ID ". Variety 1½d purple on buff paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine lightly mounted mint example.

SKU: 23484

SG. 188. " TB ". Variety 1½d green on white paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine mounted mint example.

SKU: 34053

SG. 188. K18. " AI ". 1½d Lilac. A fine mounted mint example.

SKU: 26099

SG. 189. " EE ". Variety 2d purple on yellow paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine lightly mounted mint example.

SKU: 34054

SG. 189. " GT ". Variety 2d green on white paper with watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A fine lightly mounted mint example.

SKU: 34056

SG. 190. " CB ". Variety 2½d purple on lilac paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine lightly mounted mint example.

SKU: 23487

SG. 190. " LD ". Variety 2½d purple on lilac paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine lightly mounted mint example.

SKU: 23488

SG. 191. " FK FL ". Variety 3d purple on lilac paper without watermark. COLOUR TRIAL. A very fine lightly mounted mint horizontal pair. A scarce multiple.

SKU: 34064

SG. 191. " TC ". Variety 3d brown on white watermarked paper. COLOUR TRIAL. Perf 14. A fine mounted mint example of this RARE trial.

SKU: 23467

SG. 198. K29. 1½d blue. REPLY PAID ESSAY. A super UNMOUNTED MINT right hand marginal block of 4 of this 1894 reply paid stamp experiment.

SKU: 26242

SG. 213 variety ½d Blue - Green on buff paper. " PLATE PROOF - IMPERF ". A very fine right hand marginal example.

SKU: 7687

SG. 213. K28. ½d green on buff. PLATE PROOF. A fine large margin example.

SKU: 19294

SG. 215. ½d blue green on yellowish paper. PLATE PROOF. A fine 4 margin example.

SKU: 6699

SG. 215. ½d blue green on yellowish paper. PLATE PROOF. A fine 4 margin example.

SKU: 26273

SG. 219 variety 1d pale green on thin white card. PLATE PROOF. A fine 4 margin example.

SKU: 13977

SG. 219 variety 1d pale green on thin white card. PLATE PROOF. A fine 4 margin example.

SKU: 26278

SG. 230 variety. 2½d. A fine lightly mounted mint COLOUR TRIAL in " MILKY BLUE ". Scarce in nice quality.

SKU: 41539

SG. 254 M42 (1). 10d Dull Purple & Carmine. PLATE PROOF. A fine example on poor quality buff paper.

SKU: 36133

SG. 254 M42 (1). 10d Dull Purple & Carmine. PLATE PROOF. A fine example on poor quality buff paper.

SKU: 36132

SG. 329 variety. 1d carmine. Die 1B. PLATE PROOF. A fine lightly mounted mint example on chalk surfaced paper. Without watermark and with gum.

SKU: 31416

SG. 372. MASTER DIE FOR THE 2½d value. A very fine example of this RARE die proof in Stage 4b on proof paper in Dull Royal Blue.

SKU: 35738

SG. 379 variety 4d PLATE PROOF. 1912 Trial of Eve's wreath design. A very fine example in CLARET on blued paper. Figure 27c. 22 mm high. A very scarce proof.

SKU: 40557

SG. 399. N63 variety. 2/6 CARMINE PLATE PROOF & COLOUR TRIAL. A super matching pair in the colour used for the 5/-. Both without gum and watermark as issued. The imperf complete with RPS certificate.

SKU: 30841

SG. 399. N63 variety. 2/6 COLOUR TRIAL imperforate on ungummed paper without watermark. A fine example of this rare colour trial in bottle-green.

SKU: 30844

SG. 399. N63 variety. 2/6 MAGENTA COLOUR TRIAL on ungummed paper without watermark. A fine example of this very rare colour trial complete with RPS certificate.

SKU: 30840

SG. 399. N63 variety. 2/6 PLATE PROOF. A fine left hand marginal example in dull blue-green on thick glazed card.

SKU: 30845

SG. 399. N63 variety. 2/6 cut down DIE PROOF. State (b). Dull grey - blue. A fine example of this very rare proof on glazed white card complete with RPS certificate.

SKU: 30839

SG. 400. Variety PLATE PROOF IN CARMINE. A fine large margined right hand marginal block of 4 with centre sheet marking. A RARE multiple.

SKU: 30886

SG. 400. Variety PLATE PROOF IN SEPIA - BROWN. A fine large margined left hand marginal block of 4 with centre sheet marking. A couple of light creases not visible on the surface. A RARE multiple.

SKU: 30887

SG. 401. N66 variety. 5/- DIE PROOF. A very fine example of this RARE proof in deep blue ink on thin paper affixed to card in the colour used for the 10/-.

SKU: 30842

SG. 401. N66 variety. 5/- MASTER DIE PROOF. A very fine example of this RARE proof in green ink on thin paper affixed to card in the colour used for the £1.00.

SKU: 30843

SG. 403. Variety £1.00 Yellowish Green. COLOUR TRIAL. A superb UNMOUNTED MINT top marginal example of this scarce colour trial overprinted CANCELLED type 24.

SKU: 25866

SG. 434 - 438. NCom5 - Ncom 9. ½d - £1.00. 1929 Postal union Congress. PLATE PROOFS. A superb complete set of specially prepared Imperf Miniature sheets on thin white glazed paper. One of only 3 sets in private hands.

SKU: 30748

SG. 440 variety. 1934 Photogravure " Essay ". 1d Scarlet " IMPERF " on watermarked paper. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT example.

SKU: 13737

SG. 440 variety. 1934 Photogravure " Essay ". 1d Scarlet " IMPERF " on watermarked paper. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT horizontal pair.

SKU: 30733

SG. 440 variety. 1934 Photogravure " Essay ". 1d Scarlet " IMPERF " on watermarked paper. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT horizontal pair complete with BRANDON certificate.

SKU: 30732

SG. 441 variety.1934 Photogravure 1½d Red- Brown Colour Trial. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT example.

SKU: 12488

SG. 441 variety.1934 Photogravure 1½d Red- Brown Colour Trial. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT example.

SKU: 31484

SG. 441 variety.1934 Photogravure 1½d Scarlet Colour Trial. A very fine UNMOUNTED MINT example.

SKU: 36541

SG. DP20 b. State 3. Stamp number 7. 1d red - brown. A very fine example of the " RAINBOW " colour trials of 1840.

SKU: 7455

SG. DP20 d. State 3. 1d deep drab on thick bluish laid paper. A very fine example of the " RAINBOW " colour trials of 1840.

SKU: 2153

SG. ME2 variety essay for prepaid 1d envelope. Produced by John Dickinson in 1837 for the Treasury Competition. Made with security paper with 10 " SILK " threads running through it. A very fine example of this scarce essay.

SKU: 40014

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