Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

15 Jun 2004, starting at 13:00 BST .

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1840 1d. Plate 1b: JA, fine with good to large margins all round, light brownish-red M.C.

1840 1d. Plate III: JA good to large margins, frame just shaved at top-left, tied to 1841 local E. by Manchester "fishtail" M.C.

1840 1d. Plate V: JK very fine on piece, tied by scarce Stonehaven M.C. in red with Stonehaven datestamp.

1840 1d. Plate V: SL used in combination with 1841 1d. plate 1b KB, on 1841 (April) redirected E. endorsed "Restamped in London", few small faults, otherwise fine.

1840 1d. Plate VI: KL, close to good margins all round, unused, affixed to a page from a scrap book.

1840 2d.: nine singles and two pairs, very poor to fair.

1840 2d. Plate II: AF-BF fine used pair, good to large margins all round, black M.C's.

1841 1d.: A selection of mainly E's, varied condition in a small album, inc. plate 90 TE with full margin at base, just shaved at lower-right used on 1847 E., local cancels, etc.

1841 1d.: A used selection, mixed condition on leaves, inc. numbers in Cross, coloured cancels, distinctive Crosses, etc.

1841 1d.: A selection, mixed condition in a small stockbook, all with blue 1844 type cancels, also one perf. 1d. red, etc.

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For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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