The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2015

Sold for £440

Estimate: £200 - £300

MIDLOTHIAN, Edinburgh, Joseph Archibald, Halfpence, 1796 (2), 8.62g/12h, 7.76g/12h (both DH 10), Euphame Campbell, Halfpence (6), 1795 (2), 11.69g/6h, 11.40g/6h (both DH 13b, edge of former altered to deceive), 1796 (4), 9.44g/8h (DH 14), 8.51g/8h (DH 14a), 8.57g/11h (DH 16), 8.30g/11h (DH 17), Alexander Cornwell, Halfpenny, 1795, 9.43g/6h (DH Dublin 307), Farthings, 1796 (2), 2.88g/12h, 2.83g/12h (both DH 69), George Cotton, Farthing, 2.39g/6h (DH 74; W 7075), Dickson & McDougal, Farthing, 2.76g/6h (DH 76), Frederick Doig, Farthing, 2.70g/6h (DH 77), Henry Harrison, Halfpenny, 1796, 8.94g/12h (DH 20), Farthing, 3.08g/6h (DH 84), A. Hendrie, Farthing, 2.06g/6h (DH 89), Thomas and Alexander Hutchison, Halfpence (3), 1790 (2), 11.88g/12h (DH 25), 12.62g/12h (DH 28), 1791, 12.29g/6h (DH 34), Farthing, 1792, 5.18g/12h (DH 66c), imitation Halfpenny, 1791, 10.26g/12h (DH 40a), Lutwyche’s mule Halfpenny, 9.69g/6h (DH 50a), William Johnstone, Farthing, 2.37g/6h (DH 92), Andrew Melrose, Farthing, 2.69g/5h (DH 102; W 7195), James Mitchell, Farthing, 2.95g/6h (DH 105; W 7218), A. & J. Paterson, Farthing, 3.85g/6h (DH 112a), David Sinclair, Farthing, 3.27g/6h (DH 122; W 7251), A.J. & M. Walker, Farthing, 2.14g/6h (DH 133; W 7266), issuers uncertain, Halfpence, 1796 (2), 8.47g/6h (DH 1), 9.07g/12h (DH 4); Leith, issuer uncertain, Halfpenny, 1797, 8.88g/6h (DH 61) [32]. DH 4 and both DH 13b about extremely fine, others generally fine to very fine but DH 66c and 112a harshly lacquered and DH 17 damaged, some rare £200-300

Footnote

Provenance: DH 1 and 61 bt M.Z. Gerson June 1979; DH 10 at 8.62g bt T. Madigan February 1993; DH 10 at 7.76g bt W. McKivor March 2000; DH 13b edge filed O.P. Eklund Collection, J.A. Bobbe Collection, bt J.A.B. December 1987; DH 13b at 11.40g bt J.A. Bobbe June 1996; DH 14a bt P. Flanagan March 1984; DH 16 and 122 bt R. Gladdle March 1988; DH 20 bt M.Z. Gerson July 1979; DH 69 at 2.88g, 66c, 84 and 112a bt P. Flanagan September 1982; DH 76 W. Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 383 (part) [from Baldwin January 1910], bt A. Davisson September 1994; DH 89 bt A. Davisson July 1995; DH 92 and 133 bt R. Gladdle September 1991; DH 102 bt P. Flanagan November 1981; DH 105 bt A. Davisson September 1994