On November 29th 2012 Corbitts will sell another rare Office of Works marginal block of four. Lot 1646 is a block of the 10d Jubilee estimated at £7’000-10’000. In their previous auction, Corbitts sold a marginal block of four of the 5d Jubilee for £12’600 plus commission. Although it has a faint vertical crease, it is hinged on one stamp and has a clear 1945 RPS certificate. So expect this block to go for more!
Corbitts will also have many other Jubilee official including a 1s green & carmine Board of Education, as well as blocks, varieties and specimens of Army and I. R. Officials.
On September 6th 2012, Corbitts sold rare Office of Works marginal block of four. Lot 2106 was a block of the 5d Jubilee estimated at £5’000-7’000. Hinged on only one stamp and certified RPS 1945, it sold for a fantastic £12’600 plus commission. Showing just how rare multiples are of the Office of Works official issues.
Corbitts, situated in Newcastle, sold this sensational telegram for £1’150 plus commission. Sent from Leighlinbridge (Ireland) to Transvaal, it bears no fewer than 56 x 6d, 24 x 9 and 13 x 1s green & carmine, completely covering the reverse side of the form! Although it has some faults, it wasn’t surprising to see this smash the estimate of £650-850. The only dissapointing thing about it was that I wasn’t the winning bidder!