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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 111

Tuesday 8th November 2016

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1 | £5000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (7), 6d. (6), 1s. (3), 1862-63 3d. (2), 4d. (6), 6d. (4), 9d. and 1s. (2), 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross plate 1 5s. BB, 5s. plate 2 CE, 10s. DG, £1 BH, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 BG, £1 BE, 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac BD, 1888 watermark three Orbs QD (small tear), 1883 or 84 to 6d. mint, used to 1s. (2), 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. dull green, £1 green mint (creases), used to £1 green GD, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
218 | £380
Cancellations: Machine Cancellations: Bickerdike: 1897-1906 collection of covers, cards and pieces in two albums, incl. range of types, also some other Victorian covers, etc. (79 items)
440 £320
Surface Printed: 1872–73 watermark Spray 6d. pale buff plate 12 RL, a presentable unused (regummed) example, just a trifle soiled. P.T.S. certificate (2014). S.G. 123, cat. £3,400. Photo.
627 | £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, used collection of shades, a few minor imperfections but mainly good to fine and an attractive group. S.G. 412. (7)
812 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Post Office Technology 5d. to 1s.6d. set in imperforate imprimatur blocks of four, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on gum, occasional small gum wrinkle otherwise very fine with full gum (unmounted), rare multiples. S.G. Spec. W171-174, cat. £36,000+. Photo.
2 | £2600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d., 6d. (2), 1s., (single, also pair on cover), 1862-64 3d., 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 9d. and 1s., 1867-73 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 HH, plate 2 CE, 10s. GB, £1 DG, 1882-83 watermark Anchor £5 orange DA (faults),1867-80 2s. brown DC (faults),1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac EA, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
219 | £140
Cancellations: Meter Marks: 1926-2008 written-up collection of covers and cards in two albums, incl. Specimens (29), range of types, etc. (82 items)
441 £150
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 AB, has had manuscript obliteration removed and regummed. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. 126. Photo.
628 £1150
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, mint with slightly sweated gum, of fine appearance. S.G. 412, Spec. N70(1), cat. £3,250. Photo.
813 £1900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Commonwealth Games 5d. variety greenish-yellow omitted, used, some perf. staining, scarce. Brandon certificate (2010). S.G. 832a, EC GBR1664a - 'a few used known', cat. £9,750. Photo.
3 | £1650
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1857 to 1970 mint collection in a hingeless Davo album incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 6, 1880-83 21/2d. plate 23, 1880-81 1/2d. to 2d., 1883-84 5s., 1883-84 1/2d. to 6d. (3d. and 4d. toned), 1887-1900 Jubilee to both 1s., mostly unmounted (a few with creases), K.E.VII to 2s.6d. (less 4d. green and brown), 1912-24 to 1s., 1913 1/2d., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. to 10s., 1924-26 to 1s., 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s., K.G.VI basic issues complete, 1939-48 10s. dark blue with blot on scroll, other varieties incl. 1937 Coronation 11/2d. with colon flaw, 1946 Peace 3d. with seven berries, 1948 Olympics 3d. with crown flaw, 1949 U.P.U. 21/2d. with 'lake' in India, Q.E.II with Wilding sets, 1955 Waterlow Castles, commemoratives with phosphor sets, selection of Officials, postage dues with sets complete to 1969 (less 1924-31 set), virtually all unmounted, Channel Is. Occupation issues, etc., varied condition, some with lightly toned gum, mainly fine with many unmounted. (100s)
220 | £950
Cancellations: Posted in Advance for Christmas: A collection of postcards, pieces and stamps in an album, incl. Altrincham 1903 and 1904 on pieces, Birkenhead 1907, Liverpool 1907, Rochdale 1902 and 1904 cachets in red, Manchester 1905 (4), 1906, Warrington 1906, also a few later items, etc. (35 items)
442 £9800
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey AE, a mint example in a pale shade with large part original gum, a typical 'short' example form the top row of the sheet, a trivial light bend and tone spot do not detract form fine appearance, rare. Clear R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. 128, Spec. J124, cat. £60,000. Photo.
629 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep blue (worn plate), fine used, lightly cancelled by small central c.d.s., R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. 411, Spec. N70(2), cat. £1,000. Photo.
814 £880
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. left margin se-tenant pair variety light orange-brown omitted, left stamp with very light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 923ad, cat. £3,000, EC GBR1846c - 39 pairs known. Photo.
4 | £2000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. mainly used surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1862-64 4d. (7), 6d. (4), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (3, one unused), 4d. (4), 6d. (8), 9d. (2), 1s. (3), 1867-80 10d. DF unused, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 CF, plate 2 GJ, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 AG, 1873-80 3d. plate 12 CA unused, 1880 4d. imperforate colour trial plate 15 NJ in green, 1884-84 watermark Anchor on blued paper 5s. LD (small thin), white paper 5s. GA mint, 10s. ultramarine DC, 10s. pale ultramarine AC, 1883 ot 84 to 1s., 1887-92 Jubilee £1 green NA, etc. (232)
221 £230
Cancellations: Posted in Advance for Christmas: 1904 picture postcard bearing K.E.VIII 1/2d. green tied by fine strike of the ''POSTED IN ADVANCE/L.E./1904/FOR DELIVERY ON XMAS DAY'' oval of Leicester in red. Photo.
444 £550
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross £1 brown-lilac CJ, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, perf. imperfections at top and stained thin, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. 129s, Spec. J126s, cat. £6,250. Photo.
630 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep blue, fine used with strong colour, R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. 411, Spec. N70(2), cat. £1,000. Photo.
816 £1300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Exhibition miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. MS1119a, cat. £6,700, EC GBR2238a - 12 mint known. Photo.
5 | £3800
A Q.V. duplicated used accumulation in mixed condition in two stockbooks and on leaves incl. 1840 1d. (11) and 2d. (8) incl. a number with four margins, range of imperf 1d. reds some with numbers in cross, 1864-79 1d. plates to 224, good range of surface printed issues with values to 10s. with some used abroad cancels, Officials, etc. (many 100's)
222 | £170
Cancellations: Railway Sorting Offices: A collection, mainly on K.E.VII postcards in a folder, incl. good range of towns, Station cancellations, etc. (102 items)
445 £130
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 DF, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, corner perf fault, some creasing, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. 130s, Spec. J123s, cat. £5,250. Photo.
631 £880
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 10s. pale blue, a used upper left corner marginal block of four with light c.d.s's, traces of reduced staining and some other slight imperfections, otherwise fine and a most attractive and scarce multiple. S.G. 413, Spec. N70(4), cat. £3,500+. Photo.
817 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 171/2p. variety silver (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1124a, cat. £1,500, EC GBR2248a - circa 30 known. Photo.
7 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A27 used 1840 (July 15), 1840 1d. black (9, one on cover), 2d. blue (4, one on cover), 1841 numbers 1 to 12 in Cross, 1d. complete reconstruction, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 BJ, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
223 £140
Cancellations: Scotland: 1842 (June 29) cover from Kelso to Edinburgh, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown LC-LD pair (cut into in places) neatly cancelled with fine strikes of the Kelso distinctive Maltese Cross, ironed out filing fold through LC, otherwise of fine appearance. Photo.
446 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey BC used with ''MARK LANE/AP 8/84'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 135, cat. £4,500. Photo.
632 £8000
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s., and 10s., imprimatur set in upper right corner blocks of four, the original blocks removed from the 1918 (Nov. 22) registration sheets for the Phillips sale (Sept. 5th 1985), typical light bends, 10s. block with diagonal wrinkle, otherwise fine unmounted with full original gum, each unit backstamped ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR''. Photo.
818 £3800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 Butterflies 14p. in a top right corner block of ten (5 x 2), the right hand block of four completely imperforate, the others with indents, a few small gum wrinkles and creases in corner of margin just touching the corner stamp, otherwise fine unmounted mint and very rare. S.G. 1151a, cat. £22,000+, EC GBR2302a - 10 pairs known. Photo.
8 | £1050
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums and four stockbooks, incl. 1840 1d. blacks (4), 2d. blue, 1864-79 1d. plates to 224, 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (3), 1s. (2), 1862-64 3d., 4d. (3), 6d. (3), 1s., 1865-67 9d., 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both), 1902-13 to 5s. with shades, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 8d. with watermark inverted, Officials, duplication, etc. (1,000's)
226 | £210
Cancellations: T.P.O's: A collection of South Wales Sorting Offices, covers, cards and three pieces in a folder, incl. ''NORTH MAIL DOWN''and ''UP'' c.d.s's, etc. (28 items)
447 £1100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange AJ, used with very oily boxed cancellation and West Strand c.d.s. dated June 27 1885, part red crayon, few slight creases, few blunted perfs. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
633 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4) incl. shades, 5s., 10s., mint, mainly fine. S.G. 413a - 417. Photo.
820 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Urban Renewal 31p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair, some gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1248a, cat. £9,000, EC GBR2496a - circa 5 pairs known. Photo.
9 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (10 singles and three on covers), 2d. blue (2), range of 1841 1d. red-brown, 1864-79 1d. complete reconstruction of plate 129, etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
227 | £200
Cancellations: W.W.I: A collection of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in a folder, incl. Field Post Offices, Censor cachets, Registered mail, Australian Forces, etc. (114 items)
448 £1200
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange AK, used with oily boxed cancellation and West Strand c.d.s. dated June 23 1885, a few slight creases, minute thin spot. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
636 £120
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. the 1921 experimental printing on simple cypher (sideways and reversed) watermarked paper, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. volume 2 page 204, cat. £750. Photo.
821 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 2010 Business and Consumer Smilers miniature sheet, showing perforation shift, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS3024, var. Photo.
12 | £1550
A K.E.VII to KGVI duplicated mint accumulation in a stockbook with 1902-13 values incl. shades and multiples to £1 (small faults), Downey Heads, Seahorses to 10s., Controls, wmk. varieties, etc.(many 100's)
228 | £320
An accumulation of Philatelic Exhibition related material in a carton, incl. covers, ephemera, photographs, etc., mainly fine.
449 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange, with ''REGISTERED/THREADNEEDLE ST'' oval datestamp, small perf. repair at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
637 £1300
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. very deep carmine-red, a superb unmounted mint example from the first printing, plate 1/2, series 1, stunning colour, a great rarity. Copy of R.P.S. certificate (2016) for the corner block of six, ex Baillie and Steinberg. S.G. Spec. Vol. 2, 14th edition, page 195, listed as a very rare shade. Photo.
822 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Winners complete miniature sheet sets (2) and Paralympics set, fine unmounted mint. (63)
13 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an S.G. printed album, incl. 1880 3d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d., 1887-92 to 1s. (both), 1902-13 to 1s., 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set, 1918-19 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1934 Re-engraved set, 1939-48 set unmounted mint, Q.E.II commemoratives, etc. (100's)
232 | £85
Exhibitions: 1960 London International Stamp Exhibition, Henry Bishop sheet as issued plus five different ''colour samples'' in sheets, all minus one stamp.
450 £380
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange CI, used with boxed cancellation and messy c.d.s's., vertical crease, a few clipped perfs. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
638 £240
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-red, fine unmounted mint from the top-right corner of the sheet with pencil ''30/1/20'' date. S.G. 416, cat. £475. Photo.
823 £190
1967-70 Machins: 1s.6d. two bands PVA, in an unmounted mint horizontal strip of six from the foot of the sheet, showing pre-perforating paper fold affecting right hand strip, most dramatic. S.G. 744, var. Photo.
14 | £920
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.V. used accumulation in an album, on leaves and packets, incl. 1941 1d. range with cancellations with numbers in Cross, plate 20 (42), plate 22 (74), 1856-58 1d. complete used reconstruction, 1758-69 2d. plate 9 complete reconstruction used, 1880-81 1d. Venetian red complete reconstructions (3), etc. (1,000's)
237 £80
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a OB, four good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, tiny corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
451 £300
Surface Printed: 1873–80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 10 AG top marginal imprimatur, marginal imperfection otherwise fine with gum. S.G. J11, cat. £2,500. Photo.
640 £1500
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull blue plate 1/3–Left, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint lower right corner marginal pair (mounted in margin), diagonal gum wrinkles, a deep shade. S.G. Spec. N71(1). Photo.
824 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1968 (May) 6s. booklet with PVA gum panes, mixed perfs., scarce. S.G. QP37, cat. £600.
15 | £600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black used (2), 1841 1d. red-brown PD-RF used block, 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d. 1s. 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d., 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 2 CA used, 1911-13 Somerset House £1 green used, 1925 Wembley set in mint blocks of four, 1934 Re-engraved set mint, Officials, Postage Dues, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
238 £190
1840 1d. black plate 1b EB-EC pair, close to large margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
452 £280
Surface Printed: 1873-80 21/2d. rose-mauve plate 15 MA, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 141, cat. £525+. Photo.
641 £1500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. blackish blue (steel blue), a fine mint block of four, all units mounted, otherwise fine with good colour, B.P.A. certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. £4,400. Photo.
825 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1968 (May) 6s. booklet with PVA gum panes, mixed perfs., scarce. S.G. QP37, cat. £600.
16 | £820
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in eight albums, incl. 1840 1d. used (8, mixed), line engraved with range of imperf. and perf. 1d. reds (with covers), surface printed to 1s. used, 1887-92 to both 1s. mint and £1 used, K.E.VII to 5s. used (parcel cancellations), Seahorses to 10s. used (3), Q.E.II pre-decimal and decimal mint issues with gutter pairs, few booklets, officials, range of covers with f.d.c's, etc., also a small range of Channel Islands, mixed condition. (100s)
240 £65
1840 1d. black plate 1b HG, fine with even margins and black M.C. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
454 £600
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 QB with watermark inverted, fine unused (regummed), tiny surface speck barely detracts from very fine appearance, rare. S.G. 151 Wi, Spec. J115c, cat. £11,000. Photo.
642 £90
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. steel blue (blackish-blue), used, perf. imperfection at top, otherwise fine and attractive with light c.d.s., R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. £400. Photo.
826 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1969 (Dec.) Stamps for Cooks £1 booklet stapled edition, slight trimming in places but above average perfs., S.G. ZP1, cat. £400, also a stitched booklet with the 4d. 'Method' pane variety uncoated paper.
17 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in two lighthouse albums, incl. 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1/2d. to 2d. watermark sideways, 1934-36 Photogravure set and 1/2d. to 2d. watermark sideways, 1939-48 set, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, commemoratives with better phosphors, Postage Dues with 1937-38, 1954-55, 1955-57 set, also some auction catalogues, etc. (100's)
241 £500
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1b IB with watermark inverted, a fine used example with large even margins, lightly cancelled with red Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2004), S.G. Spec. AS5b,l, cat. £2,500. Photo.
455 £850
Surface Printed: 1873–80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 16 BI, fine unmounted mint, fresh appearance. S.G. 153, cat. £1,400. Photo.
643 | £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved selection with 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. mint, 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. (3) used, mainly good to fine, the mint with some toned gum. (10)
827 | £320
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Machine Booklets: £1 red cover specialised collection from 1996 to 2001, with plain and cylinder examples, cut and torn perf. variations, I(1/2v) perf. types, shades, dull and bright fluors, ellipse types, varieties and errors incl. 1996 incorrect rates plain book with the text wrongly aligned to the cover, plain and cylinder Q3s books with misplaced phosphor (not full broad bands), range of blind perf. varieties, corrected rates plain and cylinder Q5s books with misplaced phosphor (not full broad bands), etc. (123)
18 | £3200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1841 2d. blue plate 4 JC-JI strip used on 1853 cover to Sweden, 2d. plate 4 HA-HK strip (faults) used on 1851 cover to U.S.A., 1864-79 1d. plate 176 SD-TF mint block, 1870 1/2d. plate 6 MD-NE mint block, 1/2d. plate 10 PC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, Scots Local cancels, etc. (few 100's)
243 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b LE, fine with small to good margins,cancelled by lightly struck by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
456 £120
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 DI, unused (re-gummed), slight peripheral perforation staining, otherwise a good example. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. 156, Spec. J91A, cat. £1,850. Photo.
644 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 450-452, cat. £1,000. Photo.
828 £170
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Machine Booklets: 1997 (Feb.) corrected rates Questa litho £1 plain booklet variety phosphor omitted, trace of trimming at foot otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
19 | £980
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. selection on leaves, incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 20 FO, 1870-74 11/2d. plate 3 RI and TH, 1880-83 21/2d. plate 23 Ai (unmounted), AJ, 3d. rose EG (unmounted), 1880-81 11/2d. (2), 2d. (3), etc., fair to fine. (30)
244 £600
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1b PC unused (regummed), good to large margins all round, some toning, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
457 £100
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. brown-orange plate 1 NB imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11 diagonally, fine with gum. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate for a block of four. S.G. Spec. J91A, cat. £425. Photo.
645 £500
King George V: 1913-18 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d. chocolate-brown, a very fine lightly used block of 24 with near complete selvedge at left and right, minor peripheral imperfections, areas of toning on reverse, striking, an attractively cancelled multiple. S.G. 450. Photo.
829 £180
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Machine Booklets: 2000 (Apr.) Questa gravure £1 plain booklet (with ''postcode'' label) variety miscut, with 2nd stamp at right, slight trimming at top right otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
20 | £1350
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation on stockcards with a range of earlier issues in mixed condition incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d. (4) used, selection of 1d's and 2d's with numbers in crosses, surface printed, 1891 £1 used (2), Wildings with 1959 2d. error of wmk. used, a few errors and varieties incl. 1964 Shakespeare ordinary 1s.6d. mint with greatly shifted turquoise, etc. (100's)
246 £110
1840 1d. black plate 2 DD, fine used on 1840 (?) envelope to Lincolnshire, tied by double struck red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
458 £230
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 21 AA imprimatur, fine upper marginal example with good to large margins and partly toned large part original gum, a few bends or wrinkles, fold in selvedge well clear of design, superb appearance with deep colour. S.G. Spec. J23, cat. £2,500. Photo.
646 £170
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 10s. used block of eight (4 x 2), slight soiling at right, otherwise a fine multiple. S.G. 452 Spec. N75, cat. £760+. Photo.
830 | £230
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Machine Booklets: £2 red cover specialised collection from 1996 to 2000, with plain and cylinder examples, cut and torn perf. variations, I(1/2v) perf. types, dull and bright fluors, varieties and errors incl. 1997 corrected rates cylinder Q2s book with an offset on the gummed side, most noticeable on the 20p. stamp, corrected rates plain book missing phosphor (small gum wrinkles), 2000 NVI books (3) with broad bands at left (just touching perfs.) with plain, cylinder Q1 Q1 at left and cylinder Q1 Q1 at right, two plain books each with two panes attached, etc. (67)
21 | £1100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.E.VIII collection on leaves, incl. 1902-13 to 2s.6d. mint, to £1 used, Seahorses, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set mint, Officials, etc., varied condition. (493)
247 £350
1840 1d. black plate 2 FA-FB pair, small to good margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
459 | £140
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 22 AA-TL used reconstruction complete less FL, some c.d.s. cancellations, mostly good to fine. S.G. 157, cat. £10,755. (239)
648 | £250
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d., 1d. imperforate pair and single, 11/2d., 2d., 5d., 9d. and 10d. imperforate, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, mainly fine. S.G. cat. £1,010.
832 £210
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Machine Booklets: 1999 (Apr.) Questa gravure £2 booklet with Q2 Q2 cylinder numbers, fine with good perfs., a very scarce printing. Photo.
23 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. selection in a small stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 1b EF, plate 2 QF, plare 4 IH, RH, TB, plate 6 AI, plate 10 EK, two unplated, also a few Commonwealth, etc., mixed condition. (36)
248 £190
1840 1d. black plate 2 JE, fine used on 1840 (?) envelope from Lewes to Manchester, tied by neatly struck red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
460 £400
Surface Printed: 1880–83 watermark crown 3d. on 3d. plate 21 KF, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 159, cat. £650+. Photo.
649 £110
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 21/2d. blue, overprinted type 23 ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N37(1)s, cat. £550. Photo.
833 | £230
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 1 and 1A specialised collection in a binder with plain and cylinder books, translucent papers, trial books with blank perforated labels with type 1 book of four with blank cover and trapezium shaped tab, type 1A book of four code B and book of ten code D, varieties and errors incl. type 1 code H 10 x 13p., type 1A code D 10 x 18p. and type 1A code G 10 x 13p. all with covers printed on the wrong side producing shiny inside covers, mis-guillotined covers, etc. (71)
24 | £380
Collections and Mixed lots: A K.G.V. to Q.E.II mint collection in three albums, incl. both 1924-25 Exhibition sets, 1970's to 2010's unmounted mint sets and miniature sheets, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
249 | £480
1840 1d. black plate 2 KA used on small 1840 (June 20) envelope, TA, TL, plate 7 MA, MG used on 1840 (Oct. 10) cover, plate 9 CF (2), fair to fine.
462 | £600
1881 1d. lilac, a collection on leaves, incl. die I overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, die II single with almost complete off-set on gum, controls, cancellations, also some overprinted issues, etc. (121)
650 £170
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 3d. violet overprinted type 23 ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N38(1)s, cat. £750. Photo.
835 | £230
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 2 specialised collection in a binder with plain and cylinder books, Harrison 10 x 19p. low OBA books incl. scarce code N plain, Questa cut and torn perf. variations, varieties and errors incl. a range of Harrison books with covers printed on the wrong side producing shiny inside covers, Harrison 4 x 19p. code K with a mis-guillotined pane inside a normal cover, Questa blind perf. books, etc. (76)
25 | £1100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in three cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1847-54 embossed 1s. and 6d. used, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 1/2d. mint pair, one with pre-printing paper fold, 1941-42 1d. range of cylinder blocks, later autographed f.d.c's, Official mail, etc. (100's)
250 £190
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 KI-KJ used pair with small to good margins, tied by red Maltese Crosses on 1840 (Aug. 5) cover from Liverpool to Glasgow. S.G. Spec. AS16. Photo.
463 £210
Surface Printed: 1883–84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac GB fine and fresh unmounted mint, usual natural gum wrinkles. S.G. 178, cat. £600+. Photo.
651 £150
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 4d. grey-green overprinted type 23 ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N39(2)s, cat. £650. Photo.
836 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 2 Harrison code P books of four with error of contents, with 4 x 19p. panes instead of 4 x 14p., two examples, one plain, the other with cylinder B8, fine and very scarce. Photo.
26 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1939-48 sets mint (2), 1948 Silver Wedding £1 mint (2) and used (4), 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown set in mint pairs, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set in mint pairs (less 2d. light red-brown), commemoratives with better phosphors mint, 1966 Birds (ordinary) mint se-tennant block of four with reddish-brown omitted, etc. (100's)
251 £70
1840 1d. black plate 2 SG (upper transfer shift) with good to large margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15b, cat. £400. Photo.
464 £210
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. mint with part original gum and 5s. unmounted mint, both with creasing and minor gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 178, 180, cat. £1,700. Photo.
652 £190
King George V: 1924–26 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise-blue overprinted type 23 ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N44(1)s, cat. £750. Photo.
837 | £350
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 3 specialised collection in a binder with plain and cylinder books, Questa with cut and torn perfs. incl. scarce 10 x 19p. with torn perfs., range of blind perf. books, Harrison/Walsall 4 x 14p. missing phosphor books and partial missing phosphors, 4 x 19p. with misplaced facsimile on cover (2), Harrison with Chambon and Jumelle printings, rotary and comb perf. variations, barcode changes, incl. scarce 10 x 19p. rotary perf. plain and cylinder B12, 10 x 14p. barcode 200101 comb perf. cylinder B30 pB81, 4 x 14p. with unvarnished cover plain and cylinder B26 pB82, misfolded and mis-guillotined panes, flaws, type 3B experimental folding incl. 10 x 14p. cylinder B27 pB81, etc. (100)
27 | £620
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in five albums and three folders, incl. 1840 1d. Mulready letter sheet used 1842, 2d. letter sheet a209 used 1841, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 11/2d. advert pane used, Q.E.II commemoratives used with better phosphors, etc. (many 100's)
255 £200
1840 1d. black plate 3 JF exceptionally fine used with good margins and light neat red Maltese Cross on 1840 (July 7) entire letter from Durham to Chester-le-Street, vertical filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
467 £110
Surface Printed: 1883–84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. deep lilac IH, fine and fresh mint S.G. 179, cat. £600. Photo.
653 £140
King George V: 1924–26 watermark block cypher 1s. bistre-brown, overprinted type 23 ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N45(1)s, cat. £550. Photo.
839 £240
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. cover with error of contents, having a 4 x 14p. pane affixed, with cylinder B26 pB82, fine and rare, few known. Photo.
28 | £600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves, envelopes and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (7), 1864-79 1d. plate 177 CD-DF mint block, 1855-57 6d. (3) used, 1951 Festival high values on plain f.d.c., 1959 Graphite 3s.8d. presentation pack, range of pre-decimal commemoratives in sheets and blocks, etc. (100's)
256 £110
1840 1d. black plate 3 JH, fine with small to good margins, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
468 £290
Surface Printed: 1883–84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine LA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, fine and fresh with full gum. S.G. Spec. K14(2)s. Photo.
654 | £550
King George V: 1929 P.U.C, a used selection, incl. 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermark sideways, varieties (each with R.P.S. certificate) with 1/2d. ''CO'' joined (2), 1d. broken ''O'' in ''POSTAL'', ''1829'' for ''1929'' and closed loop on ''2'', ''CO'' joined, broken wreath at left, 11/2d. blob on ''1'' of ''1929'' on piece, ''1829'' for ''1929'' (2), etc., mainly fine. (17)
842 | £320
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 3A collection of Harrison books all with varnished yellow strips, comprising 4 x 14p. comb and rotary perfs., each with plain and cylinder B26 pB82 examples, 4 x 19p. plain and cylinder B16, 10 x 14p. comb perf. plain and cylinder B30 pB81, rotary perf. plain and cylinder B29 pB81, and 10 x 19p. plain, cylinder B17 and cylinder B17 + bar, also a further 10 x 19p. plain book with blurred facsimile on the cover, scarce group. (14)
29 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V to K.G.VI mint and used accumulation in eight albums, on stock cards and loose, some duplication, incl. 1840 2d. blue used, wide range of line engraved with duplicated stocks of 1d. red arranged by plate number, 1870 1/2d. unused (14), surface printed to 10s. used, K.E.VI to 10s. used, 1915 De La Rue 2s6d. mint (faults), 1934 re-engraved set mint, much cancellation interest with K.E.VII 1/2d.'s with newspaper cancels, few covers with postal stationery, etc., also a small amount of Q.E.II with 1955 Waterlow set mint, mixed condition. (100s)
261 £80
1840 1d. black plate 4 AI, good margins, cancelled by two strikes of a red Maltese Cross, small corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. AS 23. Photo.
469 £350
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac SA good used with registered datestamps. S.G. 185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
656 £350
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted fine used with neat wavy line cancellation. R.P.S certificate (2009). S.G. 437Wi, Spec. NCom8(1)a, cat. £1,100. Photo.
843 | £450
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 4 specialised collection of NVI and £1.16 books in a binder with plain and cylinder books, Harrison 10 x 1st with cover printed on the wrong side plain and cylinder B3, 10 x 2nd with revised cover cylinder B1 books 5 and 10 with an additional wide selvedge at right, Walsall with blind at base and bar books, mis-guillotined covers, 4 x 1st range with right band clear of edge, scarce 4 x 1st plain and cylinder W1 W2 books with partial missing phosphor, cover facsimile shades, Questa perf. types incl. scarce 10 x 2nd perf. I, range of blind perfs., 10 x 1st with ungummed pane, £1.16 books incl. facsimile shades, Harrison/Walsall 4 x 1st trial book with blank perforated labels, etc. (121)
30 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to K.G.VII unmounted mint collection in a stockbook, incl. range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 and 1924-26 to 1s., 1924-25 Exhibiton both sets, 1939-48 to £1, 1951 Festival set, etc., a few with lightly toned gum, otherwise mainly fine. (approx. 250)
263 £170
1840 1d. black plate 5 BC and BD with small to large margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 20) large part cover from Bedford to London, tied by red Maltese Crosses, ironed horizontal crease through stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. Spe. AS25. Photo.
470 £280
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac QB used with indistinct registered datestamp, fine. S.G. 185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
657 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, good used. with indistinct cancellation. S.G. 437Wi, Spec. NCom8(1)a, cat £1,100. Photo.
844 £420
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 4 Harrison trial booklets with perforated labels with central purple bands, affixed to 10 x 2nd covers, used to test a packaging system in 1990, three examples comprising plain (2, one with extra extension perf. in margin) and the third with ''41'' in purple in the margin, fine set. Photo.
31 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. mainly used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (3, one on piece), 1870 1/2d. plate 9 GH, 1847-54 Embossed 1s. (3), 10d., etc., mixed condition. (62)
266 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 HD, fine with small to good margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
471 £240
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac SA good used with registered datestamp, slightly soiled. S.G. 185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
658 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black unmounted mint, light overall gum toning otherwise fine. Photo.
845 | £620
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 4 specialised collection of Penny Black Anniversary books in a binder incl. Harrison 10 x 15p. plain and cylinder books with extra wide left margins, 10 x 20p. plain and cylinder books with buff shifts on the stamps, facsimile shades and colour shifts, Walsall with blind at base and bar books incl. scarce 4 x 15p. W2 W2 blind at base and W2 W2 + bar, 10 x 20p. W1 W2 W1 blind at base and W1 W2 W1 + bar, facsimile shades, 4 x 15p. with yellow head on facsimile W2 W1 + bar, 10 x 15p. incorrect rates on inside cover scarce W1 W1 + bar, Questa scarce 10 x 20p. bright ACP (ragged perfs. at right), etc. (94)
32 | £260
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black used, 1934 re-engraved set unmounted mint, 1951 Festival of Britain £1 in an unmounted mint block of twenty, etc., varied condition. (100's)
268 £180
1840 1d. black plate 5 OE with ample to very large margins showing trace of adjoining impression at upper right, tied by red Maltese Cross to 1841 (Feb. 2) entire from Newcastle to Dundee, dispatch c.d.s. in blue on reverse, filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
472 £1400
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 11/2d. to 1s. set of imprimaturs, mainly good to fine with part to large part original gum, mostly with good margins except 6d. touched at foot, a few imperfections. A scarce set. (9). S.G. Spec. K18-26, cat. £8,875. Photo.
659 £260
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, unmounted mint, partial light gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
847 | £600
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 specialised collection of NVI and £1.24 books in two binders incl. Harrison cover varieties, Questa cut and torn perfs., Walsall with blind at base and bar books, 4 x 1st and 10 x 1st ACP and low OBA books, 4 x 1st perf. errors, tab and cover varieties, damaged letters, mis-guillotined and misfolded panes, scarce incl. 10 x 2nd W2 W1 W2 + bar, 10 x 1st low OBA W3 W3 W3 + bar, W5 W5 W4 blind at base and W5 W5 W4 + bar, £1.24 books with ACP and low OBA issues, low and high crown settings, misplaced crowns, etc. (approx. 220)
33 | £650
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in three albums, on stock pages and loose, incl. range of line engraved with 1840 1d. black with four margins on cover, 1841 1d. red-brown with four huge margins used on cover with ''9'' in Maltese Cross, Q.E.II unmounted mint multiples, mainly K.E.VII exhibition postcards (450), some with exhibition postmarks, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
274 £150
1840 1d. black plate 6 QF, used with good to large margins all round, cancelled by almost complete black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
473 £350
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 11/2d. TI-TL unmounted mint horizontal strip of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, fine. S.G. 1688. Photo.
660 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, lightly mounted mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat. £750. Photo.
848 £580
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Questa 10 x 2nd, the lower row with additional horizontal and vertical perfs. through the stamps due to a double strike of the perforator, the lower right stamp also with an unprinted patch due to being stuck to the margin where the blue ink remains, perfs. trimmed at top, a fine and spectacular variety. Photo.
34 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used collection in two albums, from 1841 to 1990, incl. Q.V. to 5s. used, range of Seahorses to 10s. with 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. c.d.s used, 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets used, 1939-48 2s.6d., 5s. and £1 mint, 1948 Silver Wedding set mint, Q.E.II definitive and commemorative issues with some phosphors, postage dues, regionals, Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
277 £170
1840 1d. black plate 7 KK (re-entry), small to large margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 25) cover from Exeter to London, tied by red Maltese Cross, has Exeter dispatch c.d.s. alongside. S.G. Spec. AS44a. Photo.
474 | £700
Surface Printed: 1887–92 'Jubilee' mint, mainly unmounted selection, comprising 1/2d. vermilion (4), 1/2d. blue-green (3), 11/2d. (3), 2d. (2), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 41/2d. (4 and block of four), 5d. die II (2), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 10d. (6, one is mounted), 1s. dull green, 1s. green and carmine, mainly fine. (40)
661 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat. £750. Photo.
849 £170
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 4 x 1st W1 W1 W1 cylinder book, with the ochre colour printing error of the first W1, fine and rare. Photo.
35 | £600
A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection mainly on stock cards, incl. 1840 1d. black used, line engraved, surface printed to 5s., 1887-92 Jubilee selection to 10d. mint and 1s. green and carmine used, 1924-25 Wembley sets mint and used, 1937 Coronation 11/2d., two examples, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and the other ''CANCELLED'' (not guaranteed), K.G.VI unmounted mint multiples, few postage dues, range of Q.V. covers, etc., also small quantity of world, mixed condition. (100s)
278 £80
1840 1d. black plate 7 PF with very close (frame line at top-right just shaved) to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (May 23) envelope from Crawley to near Maidenhead, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
477 £180
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 11/2d. dull purple and pale green, four unmounted mint examples, two showing different stages of the retouched leaf on the left side (one also with a 'falling leaf' variety in the same position as the K.E.VII issue and the other with a trace of this variety), one showing variety 'broken frame line' at right (unlisted on this value), and the last showing variety 'frame break' on left frame line, slightly mixed condition. S.G. Spec K29 var, d. Photo.
663 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. at right. S.G. 438. Photo.
850 £480
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with cylinder numbers W6 W4 W5 + bar, rare with very few known of this cylinder in the original covers with side slits. Photo.
36 | £500
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in varied condition in sixteen albums and stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons with range of imperf. and perf. 1d. reds, much cancellation interest with London Post Offices, also Channel Islands, etc. (many 100's)
281 £80
1840 1d. black plate 8 FH, close to large margins all round cancelled by black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
478 £200
Surface Printed: 1887–92 'Jubilee' 2d. green and scarlet, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 199, cat. £550. Photo.
664 £160
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with c.d.s. cancellation, lightly toned. S.G. 438. Photo.
851 | £480
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 collection of Walsall books all with 'sickle tabs', plain and cylinder examples incl. 4 x 2nd W1 W1 W1 + bar, W2 W2 W2, 4 x 1st low OBA W1 W1 W1 + bar, W1 W2 W2 + bar, 4 x 1st perf. 13 low OBA W1 W1 W1 + bar, 10 x 2nd W2 W1 W2, 10 x 1st low OBA W1 W1 W1 + bar, etc., scarce group. (26)
37 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in a boxed album, incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue used (both four margins), surface printed to 5s. used, 1887-92 Jubilee set used, K.E.VII to 5s. used, 1939-48 to £1 mint, 1951 Festival set mint, 1955 Waterlow to £1, etc., later issues to 1970, also some regionals, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
282 | £480
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''A'' used selection comprising AC, AG on cover, AI, AL, also 1841 1d. red-brown AA, AK, AL on cover, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
479 | £120
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. green and scarlet, used on 1888 2d. registered envelope from London to Colchester, fine. S.G. 199. R.P.S. certificate (1992)
665 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with indistinct c.d.s. cancellations, lightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat. £550. Photo.
852 £110
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with 'sickle tab', a cylinder W2 W1 W2 + bar example, very scarce. Photo.
39 | £520
A mint/unused selection of Q.V. issues in a stockbook incl. 1891 £1 AN optd. ''SPECIMEN'', also 1951 10s. in a complete unmounted mint sheet of forty heavily toned, etc.
283 | £520
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''B'' used selection comprising BC on cover, BE, BF, BJ on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown BA-BB pair, BC (3), BD, BF (2), BH (4) one being on cover, BI, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
481 £620
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 3d. purple and orange, unmounted mint, minor gum crease, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1971). S.G. 204, cat. £1,300. Photo.
666 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black upper marginal example fine used with indistinct c.d.s. cancellations, ink on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat. £550. Photo.
853 £80
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with 'sickle tab', a cylinder W2 W2 + bar example, very scarce. Photo.
40 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated Q.V. to Q.E.II used accumulation in six hingeless Davo albums, a further binder, five stockbooks and loose in two cartons, incl. 1840 1d., surface printed range to 1s., much Q.E.II to 2013 with commemoratives and miniature sheets, Machins, regionals, selection of f.d.c's, etc. (few 1,000s)
284 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 BA, with good to large margins, lightly used with black Maltese Cross, tiny natural paper inclusion below ''O'' of ''POSTAGE'' barely detracts from fine appearance, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown with clear to large margins and near complete strike of black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
482 £280
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 3d. purple on orange, fine mint. R.P.S certificate (2000). S.G. 204, cat. £800, Spec. K32(3). Photo.
667 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with c.d.s. cancellations, lightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat. £550. Photo.
854 £320
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with 'sickle tab', a cylinder W3 W3 W3 + bar example, very scarce. Photo.
41 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation in six albums and in packets, incl. 1840 1d. black used, surface printed to 1s. used, 1887-92 Jubilee set used, 1924 to 1998 commemorative issues largely complete mint (later issues unmounted), range of f.d.c's, Machins, covers with some flights, also literature with Wilson's Machin catalogue, Stanley Gibbons Q.V, K.E.VII to K.G.VII and Q.E.II catalogues, etc., some duplication, mixed condition. (100s)
285 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 BK, fine used with ample to good margins, cancelled by light red (almost pink) Maltese Cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
483 £350
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. upper right corner block of four overprinted type 9 ''SPECIMEN'', stamps unmounted, lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K34s, cat. £2,000+. B.P.A. certficate (1995). Photo.
668 £80
King George V: 1934–36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large head essay, imperf. pair, fine mint. Photo.
855 | £1400
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 5A to 5D specialised collection in four binders with Walsall blind at base and bar books, broken cylinder numbers and letters, Questa cut and torn perfs., margin perf. variations, Harrison blind perfs., various cover flaws, gum changes, short phosphor bands, sample books, scarce incl. type 5B Walsall 4 x 2nd W6 W6 blind at base, type 5C Questa 10 x 2nd selection with misplaced perfs. (7), plain and cylinder Q12 Q12, type 5D Walsall 4 x 2nd W8 W10 blind at base (2), 4 x 1st W10 W21 W14 blind at base (2), 10 x 1st W12 W10 W12 (3, one blind at base), W14 W10 W13 blind at base, etc. (approx. 355)
42 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: Various Q.V. to Q.E.II in an album and on leaves, incl. 1934-36 Photogravure set mint, 1951 Festival high value set in used blocks of four, National Telephone Co. Ltd. 1884-91 1d. vertical pair variety imperforate between, flown covers, etc. (few 100s)
286 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 BL, with small to good margins, neatly tied by red Maltese Cross to 1841 (Jan. 8) cover from Norwich to Cromer, with fine strike of ''Too Late'' across the flap, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown with small to very large margins on 1841 (May 6) cover to Newtown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
485 £480
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 5d. dull purple and blue die II, a left marginal block of twelve (4 x 3), from the 3rd marginal setting with broken Jubilee lines in the margin, with one stamp showing variety 'dot on the frame line' and two more showing the listed variety 'damaged value tablet' (Spec. K26(1)c), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 207a. Photo.
671 | £1050
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee, a collection in an album, incl. 2s. (3) and 3s. (4) booklets, 11/2d. overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P with gum (S.G. Spec. NCom12v), cylinder blocks of six (37) unmounted mint with 11/2d. cylinder 7 no dot with extension hole missing, booklet panes set with watermark upright and inverted unmounted mint, 11/2d. pane with cylinder number 66 no dot, 1d. pane cylinder 37 no dot showing repair below ''I'' of silver (Ncom11c), covers (8), etc., some with light gum toning, otherwise mainly fine. (100s)
856 £130
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5A Walsall 4 x 1st, first format with one number at top row, cylinder W3 W4 W4 (2, one with broken ''4'') and W3 W4 W4 blind at base, scarce printing. Photo.
43 | £350
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in twelve albums and stockbooks contained in two cartons with Postage Dues mint and used, Regionals in mint blocks, duplicated used commemorative issues, a few varieties and flaws, etc. (many 100's)
287 | £350
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''C'' used selection comprising CE (2) one on cover, CF, CG, also 1841 1d. red-brown CF, CK (2), CL (2), mainly good to fine four margined examples.
486 £90
Surface Printed: 1887–92 'Jubilee' 10d. dull purple and deep dull carmine, mint. R.P.S. certificiate (1978) states ''creased + soiled''. S.G. 210a, Spec. K39(2), cat. £1,625 Photo.
672 £380
King George V: Booklets: 1911 2s. booklet, edition 10 with first advertisement Empire Hotels Residential Scheme, one 1/2d. and one 1d. pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB1, cat. £1,600. Photo.
857 £380
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5C Walsall 4 x 2nd with incorrect inside cover showing the layout for 1st class books, a plain example, rare with very few known. Photo.
44 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, mainly unmounted mint in a stockbook, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee 10d. (4, one is mounted), 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. (2), etc. (few 100's)
288 £600
1840 1d. black plate 9 CB-CC, used pair with close to good margins, cancelled with black Maltese Crosses, CB with vertical crease, otherwise fine, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown used pair with watermark inverted. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
490 £220
Surface Printed: 1900 1s. green and carmine block of five used alongside 1d. lilac on piece, tied neat ''DONCASTER/MR 7/06'' c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 214, Spec. K41. Photo.
673 £600
King George V: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1912 (Apr.) 2s. booklet, edition 12 with first advertisement Palethorpe's Sausages, all panes with inverted watermarks, mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BB2, cat. £1,900. Photo.
858 £200
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5C Walsall 4 x 2nd with incorrect inside cover showing the layout for 1st class books, a cylinder W8 W10 example, perfs. trimmed at right but rare with very few known. Photo.
45 | £140
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks, incl. 1902-13 to 1s. (2) used, Q.E.II commemoratives with some varieties with 1966 Battle of Hastings 1s.3d. phosphor mint block of four, two showing half of Gold head omitted, also a single, duplication, etc. (100's)
291 | £270
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''D'' used selection comprising DG (2), DJ, also 1841 1d. red-brown DE (3), DF on cover, DL, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
491 | £2500
Officials: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue 1885 10s. ultramarine on white paper KB used, Office of Works, Army Official, 1896-01 1/2d. vermilion and 1d. lilac, both with ''OFFICIAI'' varieties mint, Government Parcels, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. and 1d. mint, etc., mixed condition. (173)
674 £300
King George V: Booklets: 1912 (Sept.) 2s. booklet, edition 13, one 1/2d. pane with watermark inverted, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB3, cat. £1,300. Photo.
859 | £900
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 5S(1) to 5S(3) specialised collection in three binders with plain and cylinder books, Walsall sloping cylinder numbers, split and solid phosphor bands, matt and shiny inside covers, cut and torn perf. variations, Questa cut and torn perfs., blind perfs., cover flaws, unvarnished covers, short phosphor bands, translucent papers, sample books, scarce incl. type 5S(1) Walsall 4 x 1st plain and W11 W22 W15, and 10 x 1st plain and W23 W13 W17 all with displaced phosphor to the left giving three band stamps (not full broad split bands), 10 x 1st W24 W13 W18, type 5S(2) Walsall 4 x 1st split bands shiny card W13 W23 W19 (2), W13 W23 W20, matt card W12 W23 W18, solid bands W20 W29 W27, 10 x 1st W25 W14 W19 with phosphor bands displaced to the left, type 5S(3) Questa 10 x 2nd Q17 Q17 pQ2 with torn perfs., etc. (approx. 300)
46 | £110
A K.G.V to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation of mainly complete booklets in varied condition in two albums with quantity of folded issues. (100's)
292 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 DD, used with small to large margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, a trifle soiled, otherwise fine, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown neatly cancelled with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
493 | £220
Officials: A collection of K.E.VII forgeries on leaves, incl. Admiralty, Army, Board of Education, Government Parcels, Inland Revenue, Office of Works, Royal Household, etc., unusual. (100s)
675 £380
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition 9, 1/2d. panes with watermark inverted, mainly good perfs. S.G. BB5, cat. £1,300. Photo.
860 £420
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(1) Walsall 10 x 1st plain book variety phosphor omitted, fine and rare. Photo.
47 | £220
A K.EDVII to Q.E.II duplicated used accumulation in varied condition in two stockbooks incl. 1902-13 to £1, Wildings, etc. (100's)
296 | £480
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''E'' used selection comprising EE (2) one being on cover, the other with vibrant red Maltese Cross, EH, also 1841 1d. red-brown ED (state 2) with R.P.S. certificate (2007), EF, EG on cover, EJ (3) one being on cover, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
494 £520
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882-1901 21/2d. purple on blue, an unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, fine. Ex Casimir. S.G. Spec. L14, cat. £850 for mounted. Photo.
676 £240
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (Apr.) 2s. booklet, edition 12, one 1/2d. and one 1d. panes with watermark inverted, mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BB6, cat. £1,300. Photo.
861 £680
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(1) Walsall 10 x 1st cylinder W18 W12 W15 book variety phosphor omitted, fine and rare. Photo.
48 | £110
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II mint and used collection in two Windsor binders with some commemoratives in blocks, later issues to 1989, Wildings, etc. (100's)
297 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 EG, fine used example with large even margins, neatly cancelled with red Maltese Cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
495 £110
Officials: Army 1896–901 1/2d. vermilion single and 1d. lilac strip of three, both showing variety ''OFFICIAI'', mint, both with heavy hinge and the latter with trimmed perfs. at right, otherwise fine. S.G. O41a, O43a, cat. £540+. Photo.
677 £280
King George V: Booklets: 1916 (July) 2s. booklet, edition 51, one 1/2d. and all 1d. panes with watermark inverted, slightly mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB9, cat. £1,00. Photo.
862 £1050
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) Walsall 4 x 1st split bands, shiny inside cover, plain book with phosphor displaced to the left, resulting in stamps 1 and 3 having a broad split band at right, and stamps 2 and 4 having a centre band, the margin also with a single band, fine and rare, very few known. Photo.
49 | £120
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation in packets and loose, a few earlier, incl. mint multiples, quantity of Wilding booklets and booklet panes, mostly 2s. editions but some others to 5s., a few incomplete booklets from 1935, etc.
298 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 EH fine used, with good to large even margins, cancelled with neat black Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
497 £180
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90, a small group comprising 1/2d. dull purple and pale green overprinted in blue-black and overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 with large part original gum, 1887-90 11/2d. dull purple and pale green overprinted in blue-black used (B.P.A. certificate) and 1887-90 1s. dull green overprinted in blue-black used with neat ''MENSTRIE/NO 27/03'' c.d.s. (also with B.P.A. certificate), mixed condition. S.G. O65s var, O65 var and O68d,. Photo.
678 £420
King George V: Booklets: 1917 2s. booklet edition 76, 1/2d. panes with upright wmks., 1d. panes inverted, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB10, cat. £1,350. Photo.
863 £90
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) Questa 10 x 1st cover with error of contents, having a 10 x 2nd pane affixed, a plain example, fine and scarce. Photo.
50 | £60
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation in a binder with mint (all apparently unmounted) incl. 1948 Wedding, Q.E.II commemoratives incl. early phosphor sets complete, early decimals incl. 1978 miniature sheet plated set of nine, postage dues, a few covers, etc.
299 £100
1840 1d. black plate 9 EI fine used, with small to large margins, cancelled with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
498 | £620
King Edward VII: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue values to 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (4), 10s. (3) and £1, 1911-13 Somerset House values to 2s.6d. (3), 5s., 10s., £1, shades, etc., varied condition. (173)
679 £270
King George V: Booklets: 1924 (Mar.) 2s. booklet edition 20, 11/2d. pane of six with inverted wmk., others upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB12, cat. £900. Photo.
864 £500
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) Questa 10 x 1st cover with error of contents, having a 10 x 2nd pane affixed, a cylinder Q5 Q5 pQ1 example, fine and very scarce. Photo.
51 | £110
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used accumulation in a stockbook, incl. 'NPM' dumb cancellations, Exhibitions, Military, Congress, Parcel Pos, Christmas, Slogans, also a duplicated range of K.G.V and K.G.VI stamps, etc. (100's)
301 £200
1840 1d. black plate 9 EK with ample to large margins, tied to 1841 (Jan. 11) entire by red Maltese Cross, a very neat and attractive cover. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
499 | £780
King Edward VII: 1902-13 a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint, 10s. and £1 used, 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense rose-carmine used with Hendon certificate (2002), 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green used with Hendon certificate (2002), 2s.6d. mint, etc., varied condition. (112)
680 £180
King George V: Booklets: 1924 (Mar.) 2s. booklet edition 21, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB12, cat. £900. Photo.
865 £500
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) Questa 10 x 2nd plain book with the phosphor displaced to the left resulting in left band stamps, fine and rare. Photo.
52 | £160
A K.GVI to Q.E.II collection of mainly illustrated first day covers in six cover albums with a few better earlier issues, later with Prestige booklet panes and full booklets, etc. (few 100's)
302 | £650
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''F'' used selection comprising FB, FD, FG, FH, FJ also 1841 1d. red-brown FC (state 2) with R.P.S. certificate (2007), FG and FJ (2) on separate covers, FL (2) one on cover, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
501 | £250
King Edward VII: A mint selection on leaves, with values to 9d. (3), 10d. (3) and 1s. (5), mainly good to fine. (35)
682 £380
King George V: Booklets: 1924 2s. booklet edition 157, each pane overprinted ''CANCELLED'' and punched type 33P, cover dated ''12 MAR 1931'', minor front cover imperfections, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB12. Photo.
866 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(3) Questa 10 x 2nd plain book variety phosphor omitted, with tiny scratch traces of yellow fluor but no phosphor, slight trimming at foot otherwise fine, very scarce. Photo.
53 | £160
A K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation of f.d.c's contained in a carton with a few earlier issues on plain covers, some later special handstamps, etc., condition a little varied. (few 100s)
303 £230
1840 1d. black plate 9 FA-FB, used pair cancelled with red-brown Maltese Crosses, close or touched in a couple of places, otherwise good to large margins, trivial light vertical bend, otherwise fine and attractive displaying pronounced basal shift. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
502 £290
King Edward VII: A mint high values selection comprising 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3) and 10s., faults. (6)
683 £260
King George V: Booklets: 1929 2s. booklet no. 103, all panes with watermarks inverted, mixed perfs. S.G. BB13. Photo.
867 £650
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 5S(3) Questa 10 x 2nd cylinder Q16 Q16 book with the phosphor displaced to the right, resulting in the left pair without bands, the others with bands at left, the top left stamp shows the displaced Q1 phosphor number, fine and very scarce. Photo.
54 £60
Miscellaneous: Banknotes: 1925 (Apr. 25) £1 Bank of Scotland banknote, cleaned.
304 £520
1840 1d. black plate 9 FA, fine used with large to enormous margins tied to 1841 (Feb. 12) entire letter to Sheffield, cancelled with neat upright black Maltese Cross, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, an early use of black cancellation ink. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
503 | £320
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue a mint selection comprising 1/2d. (3), 1d. (3, one with flaw in ''E'' of ''ONE'' and ''P'' of ''PENNY''), 11/2d., 2d. (2), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (2), 4d. green and brown (3), 4d. orange, 5d., 6d., 7d. (2), 9d., 10d. (2), 1s. and £1, varied condition. (27)
684 £250
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition number 287, all panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. BB14, cat. £1,100. Photo.
868 | £170
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 6 to 6E specialised collection of Walsall overseas rates books in a binder with plain and cylinder books, blind at base perf. types, shiny and matt cards, split and solid bands, 4 x 60p. books with ''T bars, 2 x 39p. plain book with mis-guillotined cover and pane, 4 x 41p. plain book with displaced phosphor resulting in stamps 1 and 3 having three bands, also with sample books, etc. (54, 12 sample books)
55 £140
Miscellaneous: Christmas Cards: 1850 ''THE POSTMAN'S Compliments of the Season'' blue card with a Christmas scene and verse below, fine and unusual. These cards were delivered by postmen at Christmas in order to encourage the giving of tips. Photo.
305 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 FD, very fine used with small to enormous margins with trace of adjoining impression at top, cancelled by red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
504 | £1050
King Edward VII: 1902–10 De La Rue an unmounted mint selection on leaves, incl. ordinary paper to 1s., chalk-surfaced paper to 1s. (2), shades, 1d. in an ''E 5'' contol strip of three, one showing pin repair below ''P'' of ''POSTAGE'', etc., mainly fine. (71)
685 £1200
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (Jan.) 2s. intermediate format photogravure booklet with labels printed in brown, edition 289, the label pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, back cover fault, mixed perfs. S.G. BB15, cat. £2,700. Photo.
869 | £1150
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 7(1) to 7(20) specialised collection of promotional books in five binders with plain and cylinder books, Walsall blind at base and bar books, shiny and matt cards, split and solid bands, Questa cut and torn perfs., margin perf. types, Harrison translucent papers, cover varieties, black marker bars, blind perfs., scarce incl. type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 4 x 1st W5 W10 W9 W1 (2), 10 x 2nd W12 W8 + bar, 10 x 1st W11 W10 W12 blind at base and + bar, Questa 10 x 2nd plain book with the cover mis-guillotined and the pane inserted reversed, two Q6 Q6 pQ1 books with small imperf. sections (blind perfs.), Q7 Q7 pQ1 book with torn perfs., type 7(2)A Rupert Walsall 10 x 1st split bands W31 W19 W23, type 7(6) Thorntons Walsall 10 x 1st W39 W27 W34, type 7(8) Sainsbury's Questa 10 x 1st book with the pane affixed inverted and reversed, type 7(10) Olympics Questa 10 x 2nd Q25 Q25 pQ2 book with torn perfs., type 7(13) W.H. Smith Walsall 10 x 1st W49 W36 W41, etc. (approx. 510)
57 £180
Miscellaneous: Christmas Cards: 1893 Christmas Card on thick gold edged card from the staff of West Central District Post Office, London, to their colleagues at Chester, depicting a fine engraving of the National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, slight toning at right, otherwise fine. Photo.
306 £160
1840 1d. black plate 9 FE, fine used with small to enormous margins displaying trace of baseline of adjoining unit at top, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
505 | £210
King Edward VII: 1902–10 De La Rue, an unmounted mint selection to 6d. (3), 7d. and 1s., mainly fine. (17)
686 | £80
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (May) Jubilee 2s. booklets editions 299 (2), 301, 302, 303 and 304, edition 301 with cover stains, mixed perfs. S.G. BB16. (6)
870 £1100
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 4 x 1st with cylinder W5 W11 W9 W1, fine and rare. Photo.
59 | £1400
Miscellaneous: Concorde: A collection written up on leaves and loose contained in two cartons, illustrating conception, production and development, main interest in covers, with development of commercial routes, charter flights, delivery flights, Upper Atmosphere Intake Development tests, many first flights with covers signed by pilots and crew incl. five by Brian Trubshaw, also a range of world thematic stamps and covers incl. some proofs, various other mainly printed ephemera with menus, timetables, playing cards, keyring, etc., the condition a little mixed in places.
308 | £420
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''G'' used selection comprising GA, GD on cover, GI on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown GA, GG, GH, GJ, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
506 £420
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. yellowish green and carmine-red, in a fine mint lower strip of ten (rejoined between 7th. and 8)from lower pane, head plate 3 (cut under R20/1), duty plate 4, perf. type H1, very fresh, eight are unmounted. S.G. Spec. M11(1). Photo.
687 £110
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 2s. photogravure booklet edition 323, 1/2d. and 11/2d. label panes with inverted wmks., others upright, mixed perfs., small cover imperfection otherwise fine and fresh, also with 1935 Jubilee 2s. booklet edition 300, blotting interleaf toned. S.G. BB16, BB17, cat. £690. Photo.
871 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(2)A Rupert Walsall 10 x 1st matt card W28 W16 W21 cylinder book, with the phosphor displaced to the left resulting in broad (split) bands at right, fine and scarce. Photo.
60 | £200
Coronation of King George V: 1911 (June 22) invitation card and envelope, admission ticket and booklet of the Ceremonies to be Observed at Westminster Abbey, a fine trio.
309 £110
1840 1d. black plate 9 GH, used with large even margins cancelled by black Maltese Cross, trivial horizontal bend and tiny tear in right margin clear of design, otherwise of superb appearance, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
507 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. pale greyish green and scarlet-vermilion unmounted mint, very fine and fresh from the top of the sheet. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. M11(3), cat. £400. Photo.
688 £250
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 2s. photogravure booklet edition 331, all panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB17, cat. £600. Photo.
872 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(3) Free Postcards Walsall 10 x 1st plain book, with the phosphor displaced to the left resulting in broad (split) bands at right, fine and scarce. Photo.
61 | £70
Coronation of King George VI: 1937 (May 12) invitation card and Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1953 (June 2) invitation and compliments slip from the Earl Marshal's Office.
310 | £580
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''H'' used selection comprising HB, HD on cover, HI, HJ on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown HA (3), HB, HC (2)HD, HE (2), HF (2), HI on cover, HG, HI (2), HJ (2), HK, HL marginal with part inscription (cut into), HK and HJ on separate covers, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
508 £170
King Edward VII: 1902–10 De La Rue 3d. dull reddish purple, lemon back, yellow front, fine unmounted mint. Photostat of R.P.S. certificate (1986) for a block. S.G. Spec. M20(3), cat. £425. Photo.
689 £230
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 2s. photogravure booklet edition 344, on 1d. pane with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB17, cat. £600. Photo.
873 £320
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(3) Free Postcards Walsall 10 x 1st W29 W17 W22 cylinder book, with the phosphor displaced to the left resulting in broad (split) bands at right, fine and scarce. Photo.
62 | £95
Miscellaneous: Exhibitions: A collection on leaves and in two albums relating to the Ballymaclinton ''Irish Village'' at the 1908-09 Franco-British Exhibition, with a variety of picture postcards (many used with Ballymaclinton c.d.s's), ephemera, photocopies of photos, documents, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
311 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 HH, very fine used example, close at upper right corner otherwise with good to large even margins, cancelled with red Maltese Cross, signed on reverse, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
509 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5d. deep slate-purple and deep ultramarine, an unmounted mint lower -right margin block of four. S.G. Spec. M28(2) var. Photo.
690 £580
King George V: Booklets: 1918 3s. booklet edition number 1, all panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. Spec. BB18, cat. £1,850. Photo.
874 £620
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(6) Thorntons Walsall 10 x 1st W36 W24 W30 cylinder book variety phosphor omitted, fine and very scarce. Photo.
64 | £300
Miscellaneous: World War II: Airgraphs, a selection in two albums, incl. strip of four original film, range of types, envelopes, original forms, etc. (121 items).
312 | £320
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''I'' used selection comprising IL, IH on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown IB, IC, IE, IH, II (2), IK, IK-IL pair, IL on cover, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
510 £800
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5d. dull purple and ultramarine on chalk surfaced paper with watermark inverted and misplaced, mint with virtually full original gum, some peripheral toning, otherwise fine. Copy of B.P.A. certificate (2004) for a block of four. S.G. 244 Wi, Spec. M29(1)a, cat. £5,000. Photo.
691 £620
King George V: Booklets: 1921 (Apr.) 3s. booklet edition 35, first pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, mixed perfs., slight front cover creasing otherwise fine. S.G. BB20, cat. £2,400. Photo.
875 | £260
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 7(10)A Olympics Walsall 4 x 1st without diagonal lines on the cover, a plain book and the set of four different cylinder books issued, fine, a scarce set.
65 | £1150
Postal Fiscals: A collection on leaves, incl. 1853-57 1d. bistre used on 1892 cover and one on piece, 1860-67 1d. imprimatur (2), 1d. used on 1892 cover watermark type 40 6d. mint, 1867-81 1d. plate 9 imprimatur, 1d. die 4 mint block of twelve, 3d. pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, 1868 1d. vertical strip of five overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 6, 1881 colour trials (3), etc. (121 stamps, 9 covers)
316 | £700
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''J'' used selection comprising JA on cover, JC (2) one being on cover, JF, JG, JJ on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown JB (3) one being on cover, JF, JG, JI (2) one being on cover, JJ (2), JK, JL, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
511 £480
King Edward VII: 1915–18 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine on chalky, a very fine mint upper marginal block of four, three units unmounted incl. varieties 'no cross on crown' and duty plate crack below ''R'' of ''REVENUE'' [R.1/2]. Hendon certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. M43(2)b. Photo.
692 £750
King George V: Booklets: 1921 (Dec.) 3s. booklet edition 13, all panes with upright wmks., mixed perfs., first pane with light bend and minor cover imperfections, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB21, cat. £2,400. Photo.
876 | £180
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 8(1) to 8(10) collection of 4 x 1st books with commemorative labels in a binder, with plain and cylinder books complete as issued, with some duplicates, plus unfolded panes complete (less type 8(3) Queen's Birthday W38 W45 W48), some varieties incl. blind perfs., inset bands, also with PHQ cards, etc. (77 books and panes)
66 £230
Postal Fiscals: 1860 overprinted ''INLAND/REVENUE'' 1d. dull reddish-purple, a scarce mint pair with part original gum, hinge remainders at top, fibe. S.G. F8, Spec. L108, cat. £1,800+. Photo.
317 £110
1840 1d. black plate 9 JC, fine used with large to enormous margins cancelled by black Maltese Cross, a few minor bends, superb appearance, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
512 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine (OCP) fine and fresh mint, very lightly mounted, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price £275. Hendon certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. M43 var. Photo.
693 £1250
King George V: Booklets: 1922 (May) 3s. booklet edition 20, the 1d. pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, 1d. pane with some trimming otherwise above average perfs., 1/2d. pane with some gum wrinkles, fine and fresh. S.G. BB22, cat. £2,400. Photo.
877 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 8(1) Questa 4 x 1st with Bank of England label, a plain book variety phosphor omitted, fine and scarce. Photo.
68 £350
Postal Fiscals: 1868 die 1 1d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Mar 3,1873'' and stamped ''AFTER STRIKING'', fine, S.G. F19, Spec. L119. Photo.
318 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 JK, used with good to large even margins, neatly cancelled by near complete black Maltese Cross, treated corner crease at lower right, otherwise fine and attractive, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
513 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. deep dull green and deep bright carmine (C), fine mint with good colour, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price £295. Hendon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. M46 var. Photo.
694 £1250
King George V: Booklets: 1922 (May) 3s. booklet edition 45, the 1d. pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, mixed perfs., front cover with small corner bend otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB22, cat. £2,400. Photo.
878 | £620
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 9 specialised collection in three binders with plain and cylinder books, yellow and blue fluors, Questa bright and pale yellow fluors, cut and torn perfs., gum changes, Walsall card changes, Harrison translucent papers, black marker bars, scarce incl. Questa 10 x 1st pale yellow fluor plain book with the pane inverted, Walsall 4 x 1st yellow fluor new card W22 W30 W31, reversed card books incl. Walsall 10 x 1st W38 W26 W33 and W39 W27 W34, etc. (approx. 205)
69 £160
Postal Fiscals: 1876 die 3 1d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Aug 4,1876'', fine. S.G. Spec. L121. Photo.
319 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 JL, fine used with good to large even margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, tiny natural paper inclusion and corner bend barely detracts from superb appearance, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
514 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and bright carmine (F) mint, light bend otherwise fine, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price £175. Hendon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. M45 var. Photo.
695 £130
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition 59, all panes with inverted wmks., 1d. pane with slight red offset on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB24, cat. £550. Photo.
879 £90
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 9 Walsall 4 x 1st yellow fluor with cylinder W23 W32 W32, scarce. Photo.
70 £170
Postal Fiscals: 1876 die 3 1d. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''July 22,1876'', and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING''fine. S.G. Spec. L121. Photo.
320 | £650
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''K'' used selection comprising KC, KE, KF (2), KG, KH, KJ, KK, also 1841 1d. red-brown KA (2) one being on cover, KB, KE, KF, KI (3) one being on cover, KK (2), KL (3), mainly good to fine four margined examples.
515 £240
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac, exceptionally fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 260, cat. £525. Photo.
696 £170
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition 66, one 1/2d. pane with inverted watermark, mainly good perfs., slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. BB24, cat. £550. Photo.
880 | £920
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 9A to 9E specialised collection in four binders with plain and cylinder books, gum changes, 6.5mm and 9mm marginal phosphor band variations, unvarnished covers, translucent papers, ink and phosphor cylinder positions, rotary and comb perfs., blind perfs., reversed panes, black marker bars, scarce incl. type 9A Walsall 4 x 2nd W14 W19, type 9B Walsall 10 x 1st gold comb perf. plain (2, 6.5 and 9mm marginal band) and cylinder W2 W2, type 9E Walsall 4 x 2nd W5, type 9E Questa 10 x 1st miscut (perf. type PE1a) Q1 at row 1 and Q1 at row 2, type 9E Questa 10 x 1st Millennium partial missing phosphor books (3), missing phosphor (2, with phosphor strip in the selvedge), etc. (approx. 370)
71 £140
Postal Fiscals: 1878 1d. die 4, die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) dated ''Mar 1, 1878'', fine. S.G. F22, Spec. L122. Photo.
322 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''L'' used selection comprising LD, LH, LJ (2), also 1841 1d. red-brown LA (3), LC, LD, LE, LF, LC, LH (2), LI, LJ, LK, LL, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
516 £1300
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac with watermark inverted, a fine and fresh mint example with large part original gum, just the faintest trace of toning on a few perfs., not detracting from appearance. S.G. 260 Wi, Spec. M48(1), cat. £5,000. Photo.
697 £60
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition 156, all panes with upright wmks., slightly toned gum and the first pane with some split perfs., cover creases. S.G. BB24, cat. £550. Photo.
881 £300
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Type 9D Walsall 10 x 1st Millennium with revised telephone number, variety partially missing phosphor, the left vertical pair and the right block of four completely missing phosphor and the others partially so, fine and very scarce. Photo.
72 | £120
Revenue Stamps: A selection overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', comprising Companies Registration 1867 4d., 6d., 1s., 5s. and £1 (all left marginal examples) and Transfer Tax 1892 3d. to 10s., mainly fine with gum. (14)
323 £120
1840 1d. black plate 9 LB, used with good even margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, tiny corner crease at upper left, otherwise fine and attractive, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
517 £420
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. slate-purple on chalky a very fine and fresh unmounted lower marginal example. R.P.S. certificate (2014). S.G. Spec. M49(3), cat. £650+. Photo.
700 £200
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 172, all panes with watermarks inverted, good perfs., fine. S.G. BB25, cat. £450. Photo.
882 | £240
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Window Booklets: Types 10 to 10E specialised collection of Walsall overseas rates books in a binder with plain and cylinder books, yellow and blue fluors, 6.5mm and 9mm marginal phosphor band variations, reversed covers, scarce incl. type 10 4 x 35p. (with reversed cover) with additional airmail labels at left with the stamp pane affixed to them, type 10D 4 x 38p. cylinder W2 book with 6.5mm selvedge band, type 10E 4 x 37p. plain and cylinder W1 books with inverted airmail labels, also with Millennium series books containing 8 x 1st definitives and two commemoratives, etc. (116)
74 | £210
Revenues: Judaicature, a Q.V. accumulation used on piece, with many values to 5s. and 10s., mixed condition. (20,000+)
325 £110
1840 1d. black plate 9 LH, fine used with small to ample even margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
518 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine and 10s. ultramarine overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 16, also further handstamped ''ULTRAMAR'' (inverted) in blue by receiving Portuguese Postal Authority from U.P.U. distribution, without gum, 10s. washed, scarce. Photo.
701 | £70
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (May) Jubilee 3s. booklets editions 295 (3, one with cover stains), 296 and 297, mixed perfs. S.G. BB28. (5)
883 | £2300
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Types SB1 and SB2 large specialised collection in four binders, issues to 2014 with plain and cylinder books, shades, inset bands, dull and bright fluors, perforation shifts, many with short phosphor bands, scarce incl. SB1(4) Questa 12 x 1st with perf. shift (2, one cylinder Q1), SB1(7)A Walsall 6 x 1st 'The Real Network' plain and cylinder W2 books with interrupted phosphor bands on the top row, SB1(8)B Walsall 12 x 1st with badly mis-guillotined cover and stamps, SB1(15) Walsall 12 x 1st with interrupted phosphor bands on the lower row, SB2(3) Questa 12 x 2nd with perf. shift (3, one cylinder Q1), another plain book with the right hand block of four imperf., the other eight stamps with an upward perf. shift, Walsall 6 x 1st, 12 x 1st and 12 x 2nd promotional dummy books with PiP information with blank 'stamps' (2 of each), etc. (approx. 420)
76 | £500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A mainly used selection on leaves, incl. 1881 1s. brown-orange plate 11 SA, 1877 10s. plate 1 pair and two singles, 1877 £1 pale brown-lilac BP, etc., varied condition. (31)
326 £140
1840 1d. black plate 9 LI, fine and attractive used example with small to ample margins, neatly cancelled by upright red Maltese Cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
519 £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, fine mint. S.G. 263, cat. £450. Photo.
702 £280
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 3s. photogravure booklet edition 311, the 1d. pane with inverted wmk., good perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB29. Photo.
884 £80
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB1(2) Walsall 6 x 1st plain book variety imperforate, fine and scarce. Photo.
78 | £400
Cinderellas: A comprehensive and neatly written up collection of the 1971 Croydon Gatwick Postal Strike Service with proofs, trials, essays, unissued, cancelled, specimen paper and perforation trials, multiples, used on covers, mail from Gatwick to Holland, many depicting Concorde, articles, price lists, possibly the definitive collection of these issues, also various other postal strike issues, etc. The property of another vendor. (few 100s)
327 | £700
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''M'' used selection comprising MB (2) one being on cover, MG (2), MK, also 1841 1d. red-brown MA, MB (2), MC, MD (2), ME, MF, MI (2), MJ, MJ-MK pair, MK (2) one being on cover, ML, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
520 £150
King Edward VII: 1902 - 10 De La Rue 10s. pale ultramarine, fine mint. S.G. 265, cat. £1,000. Photo.
705 £480
King George V: Booklets: 1920 (July) 3s.6d booklet edition 27, on 2d. pane with inverted wmks., mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BB30, cat. £2,200. Photo.
885 £120
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB1(5) Walsall 12 x 1st plain book variety imperforate, fine and scarce. Photo.
79 | £580
Cinderellas: An accumulation of cinderellas, incl. revenues with high values, Circular Delivery with multiples and London error, labels with exhibitions and Congress, local and strike posts, literature, etc., mixed condition. The property of another vendor. (1000+)
328 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''N'' used selection comprising NA (2), NC on cover, ND, also 1841 1d. red-brown NA (2), NB (2) one on cover, NC, ND, NE (2) one on cover, NF (2) one on cover, NG, NH, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
522 £380
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green mint, some creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. £2,000. Photo.
706 £700
King George V: Booklets: 1921 (Jan.) 3s.6d. booklet edition 38, 1/2d. and 11/2d. panes with inverted wmks., others upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB31, cat. £2,200. Photo.
887 £150
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB2(3) Questa 12 x 2nd plain book variety imperforate, fine and scarce. Photo.
80 | £480
Great Britain: Cinderellas: An accumulation, incl. Poster stamps, Exhibitions, Facsimiles, etc. (approx. 950)
329 £80
1840 1d. black plate 9 NH, used with good to ample even margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, small surface imperfection at left, otherwise fine, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
523 | £550
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison, an unmounted mint selection on leaves, incl. perf. 14 1/2d. deep dull yellow-green (very blotchy print), 21/2d. deep right blue, 3d. purple on lemon, 4d. bright orange, 4d. deep bright orange, perf. 15 x 14 1d. deep rose-red, 4d. very deep orange, etc., mainly fine. (33)
707 £550
King George V: Booklets: 1921 (July) 3s.6d booklet edition 18, one 1d. pane and two 2d. panes with inverted wmks., mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BB32, cat. £2,200. Photo.
888 £190
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB2(5)A Walsall 12 x 2nd plain book variety imperforate, light bends at top right otherwise fine, cover cut slightly obliquely, very scarce. Photo.
81 | £480
Great Britain: Cinderellas: An accumulation, incl. Philatelic Congress, Airs, Exhibitions, Harrison & Sons 1908 blue label and 1940 photogravure publicity cards, etc. (100s)
330 | £450
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''O'' used selection comprising OA, OI on cover, OJ (2), also 1841 1d. red-brown OA, OB, OC, OD, OF, OJ, OI on cover, OK (2), OL, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
525 £120
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. dull yellow-green left margin pair with the marginal stamp showing an approx. 70% offset on reverse and the adjoining stamp with a small part offset, fine unmounted mint. SG. Spec. M3(1) var. Photo.
711 | £230
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 6d. to 5s. collection comprising 6d. (3), 2s. editions 356, 359 and 374, 3s. editions 329 and 331, and 5s. editions 16 and 17, some with cover imperfections, also with 2s. edition 385 (2) incomplete. S.G. BC1-BC4.
889 £350
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB3 specialised collection of Machin + special issue books in two binders, issues to 2015 with plain and cylinder books, varieties incl. many with inset bands or short bands, perf. shifts incl. SB3(4) Flags and Ensigns (2), SB3(11) Transports of Delight, ink overlay shifts, also with PHQ cards, etc. (approx. 180)
82 | £380
Great Britain: Cinderellas: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Exhibitions, Locals, also some Ireland, etc. (approx. 550)
331 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 OF, good used with small to ample margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, tiny corner bend at lower right, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
526 £160
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. bright green (fine impression), fine and fresh unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1979) for a pair. S.G. 271, Spec. M3(6), cat. £425. Photo.
712 | £190
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. editions 355, 357, 359, 371 and 382, edition 371 with some tone spots, also with 1936 6d. (3, two with inverted wmks.), mixed perfs., mainly fine. S.G. BC1, BC2, cat. £895. (8)
890 | £550
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB4 specialised collection of overseas rates books in two binders with plain and cylinder books, shades, dull and bright fluors, snowy printings, many with inset or short bands, phosphor numbers displaced to plain books, type SB4(9) 4 x Worldwide Postcards with interrupted bands (3), with matrix not completely removed (3), etc. (approx. 190)
83 | £230
Great Britain: Cinderellas: An accumulation in an album and loose, incl. Advertising labels, Philatelic Exhibitions, Souvenir sheets, commemorative cancels, etc. (100's)
333 £95
1840 1d. black plate 9 OH, fine used with good to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, light bend not detracting form fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
527 £90
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. bright green (fine impression), mint, heavy hinge, fine. Hendon certificate (1997), S.G. 271, Spec. M3(6), cat. £275. Photo.
713 | £230
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 3s. editions 320, 321, 322, 323 (2, with different first adverts), 325, 326 and 330, mixed perfs., a few minor cover imperfections, mainly fine and fresh. S.G. BC3, cat. £960. (8)
891 | £90
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Types SB4(1) 6 x E, SB4(2) 6 x 42p. and SB4(3) 6 x 68p., each cover with a single notch in error at top right, as used in 1st class booklets to facilitate identification by the blind, two of each book, one plain, the other with cylinder number. (6)
84 | £450
Great Britain: Cinderellas: A selection in an album and cover album, incl. Congress labels, Lundy Island, etc. (few 100's)
335 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''P'' used selection comprising PE, PH, PI, PK, also 1841 1d. red-brown PA, PD, PH, PJ, PK (4) one being on cover, PF, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
528 £230
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose with watermark inverted, a very fine unmounted mint example, ex booklet pane. R.P.S. certificate (1980). S.G. Spec. M6(7)b. Photo.
714 £90
King George VI: 1937-47 21/2d upper marginal block of six (2 x 3), with the top two stamps affected by a dry print, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 466. Photo.
892 | £260
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB5 specialised collection of label and promotional books in two binders with plain and cylinder books, shades, fluor variations, snowy printings, many with inset or short bands, SB5(5) 'Smilers' with interrupted bands on top row, SB5(14) Bilingual Postcode with the phosphor W2 displaced to a plain book, weak phosphor numbers, etc. (148)
85 | £140
Great Britain: Cinderellas: An early to modern accumulation, incl. Exhibitions souvenir sheets, etc. (100's)
336 £100
1840 1d. black plate 9 PB fine used, with small to very large margins, lightly cancelled by complete pale red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
529 £110
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. intense rose-red very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2001, for block of four, of which this is the top-left stamp). S.G. Spec. M6(3), cat. £375. Photo.
715 £450
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-green in a lower left corner block of four, used on first day cover with a central ''WHITEFIELD/MANCHESTER/9 MR/42'' c.d.s., another strike alongside, fine and scarce. S.G. 476b. Photo.
893 | £680
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Greeting Booklets: A comprehensive collection of 1990 to 1999 issues, with plain books, sample books, black marker bars, reprints, plate number books virtually complete for all issues, scarce incl. 1995 Artists W5 W3 W7 W3 W5, Artists reprint W12 W12 W14 W12 W12, 1997 Flowers W1 W3 W4 W1 W2 W3, 1997 Scratchcard Winner plain book, varieties incl. reversed covers, 1997 Scratchcard W6 W6 W10 W5 W5 W8 with the pane inverted in the cover, also presentation packs with plate numbers virtually complete, PHQ cards unused, etc. (approx. 190 books and packs)
86 | £60
Great Britain: Cinderellas: 1893 ''The Jacobite'' blue labels, comprising irregular block of sixteen, marginal block of eight, strips of five (3, one stamp damaged), and a strip of three, also some notes.
338 | £600
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''Q'' used selection comprising QA, QC (2), QD, QH on cover, also 1841 1d. red-brown QA, QB, QD, QE, QF (3), QG (3), QH (2), QJ (2), QK, QL (2), QH on cover (2), QJ, mainly fine four margined examples.
530 £480
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 275, Spec. M6(7), cat. £1,250. Photo.
716 £260
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-green, a top left corner single used on first day cover from London to U.S.A., censor label at left, scarce. S.G. 476b. Photo.
894 | £170
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Greeting Booklets: 1997 Flowers book with plate numbers W2 W3 W4 W1 W2 W3, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UMP128, cat. £450.
87 | £450
Great Britain: Cinderellas: 1934 APEX international Airpost exhibition, nine different original packets with sets of poster stamps (with tabs), two imperforate blocks of nine and one perforated block of eight.
339 | £270
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''R'' used selection comprising RE, RF, also 1841 1d. red-brown RE, RH, RI, RJ, RL (2), RE-RF fine pair on cover, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
531 £140
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose with inverted watermark, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 275a, Spec. M6(7). Photo.
717 | £150
1948 Wedding £1 in a complete unmounted mint sheet of twenty, some minor gum creasing at foot and sheet has been folded, S.G. 494
895 | £90
The Roy Webster Collection of Decimal Booklets: Greeting Booklets: 1997 Flowers booklet pane with plate numbers W2 W3 W4 W1 W2 W3 in a presentation pack, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UMP128, cat. £475.
88 | £110
Great Britain: Cinderellas: 1939 League of Nations 1d. (139), 3d. (10), 6d. (19), 1s. (2), 2s.6d. (44), multiples, mainly unmounted mint.
340 £600
1840 1d. black plate 9 RA-RB, very fine used pair with large even margins displaying a trace of the adjoining impression at right, lightly cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, trivial light wrinkle affecting left stamp, superb appearance, Alberto Diena signature on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
532 £140
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, unmounted mint, fine unmounted mint. Hendon certificate (1994). S.G. 275a, Spec. M6(7), cat. £300. Photo.
719 | £400
King George VI: Booklets: 6d. to 5s. collection (28) incl. 6d. 1938 pink cover (2, with and without interleaves), 1940 green cover, 2s.6d. (8) incl. Dec. 1949, 5s. (7) incl. Aug. 1950, etc., a few duplicates, also four incomplete.
896 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of cylinder blocks, neatly written up in Italian in six albums, arranged by date of issue with papers and gums, phosphor numbers, perf. types, PCP1 and PCP2 variations, Enschede blocks with varnish and fluor types, gum colours, Harrison and De La Rue gravure blocks, De La Rue ATN blocks with paper variations, high values to £5 with photogravure (blocks of four) incl. Kampf and APS perfs., Enschede and De La Rue with some different box numbers, self-adhesives, etc., some early blocks with light pencil notes in margin on reverse, mainly fine. (approx. 920 blocks)
90 | £150
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Boy Scouts: A collection in five cover albums and stockbook, incl. range of lbels, cover and cards with special cancels, etc. (100's)
341 £110
1840 1d. black plate 9 RA, with good to very large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
533 £70
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, unlisted deep shade (F), unmounted mint, light vertical crease, otherwise fine and fresh. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1999) of a block from which this came. S.G. 275a, Spec. M6(7), cat. £300. Photo.
720 | £190
King George VI: Booklets: 6d. and 1s. collection comprising 1938 (Jan.) buff cover 6d. (2), with and without interleaf, 1938 (Feb.) pink cover 6d. (2), with and without interleaves, 1940 green cover 6d. (2), margin at top (tone spot on cover) and margin at bottom, 1s. books complete (less 1948), mixed perfs. S.G. BD1-5, BD7-10. (13)
897 | £520
Decimal Machins: An accumulation in eight stockbooks, a further binder and loose in a carton, mainly Harrison issues with singles and multiples, quantity of cylinder blocks, warrant blocks, coil strips and leaders, errors and varieties with a few missing phosphors, broad bands, misperfs., booklet panes, booklets incl. stitched, folded incl. 1979 Christmas £1.80 miscut, 1972 Wedgwood £1 (2), 1999 Profile on Print with the first pane DP280 with broad bands, Window books, also with Questa and Waddington issues, a quantity of pre-decimal Machins, booklets, commemoratives, etc.
91 | £350
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Gerald King: Alice in Wonderland, two folders containing stamps, sheets, good range of covers, etc. (few 100's)
342 £400
1840 1d. black plate 9 SA-SB, fine used pair with small to enormous margins, cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown pair (faults). S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
534 £1100
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 3d. grey on lemon, fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. 285a, Spec. M22(3), cat. £4,500. Photo.
721 | £130
King George VI: Booklets: 6d. booklet, 1940 (June) with green cover, the 1d. pane with margin at top, the 1/2d. pane inverted with margin at bottom, mixed perfs., slight front cover imperfections but scarce. S.G. Spec. BD3c, cat. £750.
899 | £210
Decimal Machins: A specialised accumulation of Enschede issues in two stockbooks, with singles and multiples, denominated and NVI with values to £5, cylinder blocks, coil strips, prestige panes, business sheet top panels, varieties with short and inset bands, fluor and gum variations, etc.
95 | £200
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Gerald King: Alternative Lundy collection plus catalogue. (229)
343 | £170
1840 1d. black plate 9 SH, used, with small to enormous margins cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, corner bend at upper left, otherwise fine, also 1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 used examples of SB (2), SE (2), SF (2), SG (2), SI, SL, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
535 | £800
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House, an unmounted mint selection on leaves, incl. 6d. royal purple, 6d. very deep reddish purple, 6d. dark purple, 6d. blackish purple, 9d. (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (3), shades, etc., mainly fine. (31)
723 £160
King George VI: Booklets: 2s. booklet, 1937 (Aug.) edition 389, 1d. pane with upright wmk., others inverted, mixed perfs., slight cover imperfections. S.G. BD11, cat. £1,100. photo.
900 | £680
Decimal Machins: A specialised accumulation of De La Rue issues in five stockbooks and on stockpages, with singles, quantity of cylinder blocks to £5, gum and paper variations, short and inset bands, shades, NVI singles, coil strips, self-adhesive booklets, also with some Walsall issues incl. regionals and self-adhesive booklets, etc.
96 | £170
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Gerald King: Snark Island collection plus catalogue. (175)
344 | £550
1840 1d. black plate 9 row ''T'' used selection comprising TB (2), TG, also 1841 1d. red-brown TA (2) TB, TD (3), TF, TG, TH (2), TJ, TK (2), SK-TK vertical pair, TL with clear upright strike of number ''2'' in Maltese Cross, mainly good to fine four margined examples.
536 | £220
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House, a mainly unmounted mint selection comprising 2d. (3 singles and a block of four), 5d. (3), 6d. (3), 7d. block of four, 9d. (2), and 1s. (2 corner singles), a few with light creases, otherwise mostly fine. (20)
724 £450
King George VI: Booklets: 2s. booklet, 1938 (Mar.) edition 488, all panes with inverted wmks., some minor offsets on gum, above average perfs., fresh. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
901 | £450
Decimal Machins: A specialised collection of worldwide 'universal' self-adhesive issues in three stockbooks, with singles, a quantity of complete booklets both plain and with cylinder numbers, many variations incl. short and inset bands, interrupted bands, shades, spotty printings, fluor variations, etc.
97 | £80
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Locals: An accumulation in a stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. Calf on Man, Lundy, etc. (100's)
347 £240
1840 1d. greyish-black plate 11 EI, used, small to large margins on three sides, small thins, otherwise fine with neat black Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
537 | £290
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. dull reddish purple and green, in a fine mint lower strip of eleven from lower pane, head plate 4b (date cuts under R20/12), duty plate 7, perf. type V1, very fresh, seven are unmounted. S.G. Spec. M10 (4). Photo.
725 £80
King George VI: Booklets: 2s. booklet, 1938 (Mar.) edition 503, all panes with upright wmks., some slightly trimmed perfs., minor cover and stamp imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
902 | £450
A duplicated unmounted mint stock in two stockbooks with cylinder blocks, high values with Castles in gutter blocks, selection of Post Office Training overprints in blocks, etc. (100s)
98 | £450
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Poster Stamps: A selection on stockleaves, incl. mainly W.W.I with Red Cross, propaganda, etc. (285)
348 £500
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 GB with good to wide margins except possibly just touched at tip of frame line at upper right corner, black Maltese Cross, matched with full margined 1841 1d. red-brown (minor bend), former with P.T.S. certificate (2013). S.G. AS72 & 74, cat. £4,630. Photo.
538 £180
King Edward VII: 1911–13 Somerset House 6d. dull purple on 'Dickinson' coated paper, fine unmounted mint example from the base of the sheet (mounted in margin. S.G. 301, cat. £425. Photo.
726 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1940 (June) edition number 5, slightly mixed perfs., very fine and fresh. S.G. BD13, cat. £1,600. Photo.
903 | £300
Decimal Machins: A specialised collection of singles in a stockbook, supplied in 1987 with a retail value of £1,250 approx., with sheet, booklet and coil stamps, papers and gums, value types and settings, phosphor screens, silicone coatings, JET phosphors, shades, thin papers, short and inset phosphor bands, phosphor under ink printings, all over phosphors, PCP1 and PCP2 variations, Kampf and APS perf. types, etc., arranged in order as per list supplied. (100s)
100 | £350
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Poster Stamps: Salvation Army Bank: Two die proofs and the issued stamp, and five die proofs of different traders, scarce. The property of another vendor.
350 | £750
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CG, EG, FH, NG, RE-SE, used all with full margins, fair to fine.
539 £110
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and scarlet, fine unmounted mint. Photostat of R.P.S. certificate (1987) for a block of four from which this is the lower right example. S.G. Spec. M44(1), cat. £425. Photo.
727 £500
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1940 (Oct.) edition 29, all panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., tiny front cover imperfection otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
904 | £300
Decimal Machins: An accumulation in envelopes from the John Deering specialised new issue service, for the years 1986 to 1988, with singles and multiples, cylinder blocks, coils, booklets incl. cylinder examples, errors and varieties incl. missing phosphors, all over phosphors, misplaced phosphors, constant flaws, etc.
101 | £80
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Strike Mail 1962-71: An accumulation in a stockbook and on leaves, incl. a range of covers and stamps, some duplication, etc. (100's)
351 £260
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 MH, fine used with clear to good margins and upright black Maltese Cross, rich colour. S.G. Spec. DS1. Photo.
540 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. dull reddish purple and carmine in an unmounted mint block of four from the top of the pane (mounted in margin, fine. S.G. Spec. M44(6). Photo.
728 £480
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1940 (Oct.) edition 40, all panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
905 | £230
Decimal Machins: An accumulation in envelopes from the John Deering specialised new issue service, for the years 1989 to 1991, with cylinder blocks, coil strips, folded booklets, denominated and NVI Window booklets with many plates, Walsall blind at base and bar books, missing phosphors, etc.
102 | £140
Great Britain: Cinderellas: Travel Stamps: 1956 folders numbered 1 to 14 (2 of number 2) and on leaves, mainly fine. (290)
352 £120
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 NB with close to good margins, showing constant variety mark on first ''E'' of ''PENCE'', fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS6k. Photo.
541 £420
King Edward VII: 1911–13 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull reddish purple, a fine and fresh unmounted mint marginal example (mounted in margin), pencil note in selvedge. S.G. 316, Spec. M50(4), cat. £600. Photo.
729 £240
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1940 (Oct.) edition 49, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
907 | £500
Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint selection of errors and varieties incl. a range of misperfs. incl. 1st orange-red self adhesive pair and block of six, 3p. ultramarine FCP/PVA two bands with a spectacular misperf./partial imperf. piece in three parts from the foot of a sheet, another lower left corner block of ten with a perf. error in the lower margin, selection of pieces with blind perfs., 5p. and 61/2p. two bands with all over phosphor, 11/2p. OCP/PVA cylinder single and 3p. FCP/PVA on uncoated paper, 61/2p. marginal single with band at left, 12p. star underprint cylinder 9 no dot block of ten with phosphor bands at right, 14p. grey-blue PCP with rough zinc sulphide coating, missing phosphors incl. 17p. deep blue Questa litho ex Agatha Christie booklet with part selvedge attached, 1972 Wedgwood 3p. pane of twelve with broad phosphor bands at left, etc. (34 items)
103 | £450
Railway Stamps: An accumulation of railway parcel stamps on piece, incl. London & North Western, North Eastern, North British Rail and Lancashire & Yorkshire, mixed condition. (approx. 660)
353 | £1350
1841 1d. red-brown, a used selection on leaves, incl. black plate 9 QL used on 1841 (Apr.) cover, plate 27 EA-EH strip of eight, plate 138 DF-EH block of six, cancellations with numbers in Cross 1 to 12, EC with blue Maltese Cross, AD with Norwich Maltese Cross, etc., varied condition. (52)
542 £290
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, minor gum wrinkles. S.G. 318, cat. £875. Photo.
730 £500
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1940 (Oct.) edition 80, all panes with upright wmks., 1/2d. pane slightly trimmed, the others with good perfs., 2d. pane with light bend otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
908 | £230
Decimal Machins: A group of imperforate items comprising 1/2p. PCP pair, 7p. centre band pair (head B2), 121/2p. right margin pair, phosphor under ink printing with the phosphor bands shifted to the left, 18p. deep olive-grey right margin pair and right margin block of four, and 24p. chestnut top right corner pair, fine unmounted mint. (6 items)
104 | £380
Railway Stamps: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Port Talbot Railway and Docks Co. 1901 2d. and 1920 3d. mint, Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway, Scotland with Dundee and Arbroath Joint Railway 1920 4d. mint, Ireland with Cork and Blackrock Railway 1920 ''4'' on 2d. mint, Great Southern & Western Railway, etc. (few 100's)
354 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown used set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, all on covers (extra ''5''), also singles ''1'', ''2'', ''3'', ''4'', ''5'', ''6'', ''7'', ''8'', ''12'', varied condition.
543 £620
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue, an unmounted mint example, a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise very fine. S.G. 319, cat. £2,100. Photo.
731 £180
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Mar.) edition 108, mainly good perfs., cover imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. BD16, cat. £975. Photo.
909 | £160
Decimal Machins: A group of imperforate or partly imperforate items comprising De La Rue ATN 35p. sepia top margin imperf. block of four and 39p. grey imperf. pair, Harrison 12p. yellowish green PCP right margin imperf. pair stuck down on card, 17p. deep blue centre band irregular right margin block of five with the top pair partly imperf. (with indents), and 18p. deep olive-grey ACP right margin block of ten (5 x 2) with the top row partly imperf. (with indents), a few small gum wrinkles, mainly fine. (5 items)
105 | £130
Railway Stamps: A used selection, incl. London and North Western, Lancashire & Yorkshire, Caledonian, North British, Great Northern, London, Brighton & South Coast, Great Western, few Irish, etc., mixed condition. (177)
355 | £150
1841 1d. red-brown used set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, the ''4'' and ''11'' on piece and ''9'' (2) together on piece, some with four margins, ''1'' with corner crease and ''5'' with small surface adhesion, otherwise mostly fine. S.G. Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. £3,045. (13)
544 £320
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue, fine mint.. S.G. 319, cat. £1,100. Photo.
732 £180
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Oct.) edition 203 with unglazed cover, 1/2d. pane with upright wmk., the others inverted, each pane with a few toned perfs. on reverse, mixed perfs., fresh. S.G. BD17, cat. £975. Photo.
910 | £160
Decimal Machins: A group of imperforate items comprising 121/2p. light emerald pairs (3), one phosphor under ink with bands displaced towards the left (small gum crease), 16p. olive-drab pair and block of four (each with a faint trace of indents between), and 18p. deep olive-grey pair with margin at left. (6 items)
106 | £70
Great Britain: Railway Stamps: An early to modern selection in a stockbook, incl. some sheets and covers, etc. (few 100's)
356 | £240
1841 1d. red-brown, an accumulation of covers, incl. range of shades, cancellations, etc., varied condition. (120 items)
545 £350
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House £1 deep green, mint with large part slightly toned original gum, fine. S.G. 320, cat. £2,000. Photo.
733 | £300
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklets, 1943 (Aug.) thirteen different editions between 1943 (Dec.) and 1951 (Feb.), two with ink marks on covers and a few lightly stained, mixed perfs. S.G. BD18, cat £1,770.
915 £60
Decimal Machins: 1/2p. turquoise-blue Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, tiny mark in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
107 £290
Railway Stamps Ireland: 1908 (Mar. 8) pair of covers to L'Estrange Ewen, the first bearing Castlederg & Victoria Bridge Tramway company 1897 2d. bluish green with upper sheet margin, cancelled by company two lined handstamp in violet, the second bearing Clogher Valley Railway Co. 1898 2d. dark green, pen cancelled, fine. Photo.
357 | £140
1841 1d. red-brown, a selection of covers, incl. distinctive Crosses with Brighton on 1843 and 1844 covers, Edinburgh on 1842 cover, 1843 entire from Sunderland to London, bearing LF, RA, RF, RL (''P'' converted to ''R''), with Monk Wearmouth Penny Post, 1843 (Dec. 23) entire and 1844 (Apr.) large part cover, both with type 2 Leeds Cross, etc., mixed condition. (18 items)
547 £160
King Edward VII: Booklet Panes: 1d. De La Rue booklet pane of six with watermark upright, stamp numbers 3 and 6 showing displaced cliches, the pane has been inserted as the first pane in a made-up 1911 Harrison 2s.0d. booklet (no. 7), the pane with straight edge at foot but very scarce. S.G. Spec. MB5b, cat. £1,200.
734 | £120
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklets, 1951 (May) to 1952 (Feb.) editions complete (less Sept. 1951 and Oct. 1951), the July 1951 book with corrected rate on inside cover, a few with slightly faded covers, mixed perfs. S.G. BD19, cat. £605. (8)
917 £260
Decimal Machins: 5p. light violet Questa litho PCP/PVAD, a right margin horizontal pair variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG15a, cat. £600. Photo.
109 | £320
Railway Parcel Stamps: A selection, incl Great Western Railway 1868 (?) 2 newspapers only, Llanelly Railway & Dock Co. 1/2d. red, Midland Railway 3d. and 4d. orange, Midland-Great Western Railway 1s.3d. ''Market Basket Stamp, Great Western Railway, Midland Railway,Midland Great Western Railway Luggage labels (2), Monmouth Rail & Canal Co. 3d., Sirhowy Railway 1868 (?) 1d., 2d. and 3d., Scotland with Scottish North-Eastern Railway no value black on white, etc. (few 100's)
358 | £120
1841 One Penny Red-Brown and Two Pence Blue: 1845 to 1853 trio of covers bearing huge margined examples, all showing section of at least one adjoining impression, comprising OA on 1845 (Oct. 10) cover to Waterford with ''USHERS QUAY'' straight line handstamp alongside, PC on 1845 (Mar. 31) cover, cancelled by Edinburgh ''131'', NE-NF pair on 1853 (Nov. 2) cover to Devon, cancelled by London ''11'', additionally a group of exceptionally fine cancellations on single examples comprising, plate 35 SL with Neath ''540'', 53 DG with Stroud ''758'', 66 KA with Boyle ''70'', 96 DB tied to piece by London district ''19'', fine.
548 £130
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 2s.01/2d. booklet, all panes with inverted watermark, mainly good perfs., slightly rusted staples, otherwise fine. S.G. BA1, cat. £500. Photo.
735 | £90
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklets, 1952 (Mar.) to 1953 (Apr.) editions complete, one with ink note on cover, mixed perfs. S.G. BD20, cat. £710. (14)
918 £240
Decimal Machins: 5p. light violet Questa litho PCP/PVAD, a right margin horizontal pair variety imperforate between stamp and margin, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG15a, cat. £600. Photo.
112 | £110
Literature: ''A History of the Adhesive Stamps of the British Isles'' by Wright & Creeke (1899), leather bound with recessed gold lettering, impressive, scarce and important work.
359 £140
1841 1d. red-brown TK, a very fine used lower marginal example with part ''...eful not to remo...'' inscription in selvedge, with small to large margins, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross, upper corner imperfections barely detract from appearance. S.G. 8. Photo.
549 £95
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 2s.01/2d. booklet, all panes with inverted watermark and each with good perfs., minor cover imperfections otherwise fine. S.G. BA1, cat. £500. Photo.
736 £980
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklet, 1938 (May) edition 29, all panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD24, cat. £2,000. Photo.
920 £210
Decimal Machins: 12p. emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band with star underprint, in a cylinder 10 p-(D) not block of ten without phosphor number due to displacement, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U208, cat. £600. Photo.
113 | £80
Literature: ''The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain 1840'' by Charles Nissed (1922), the text, privately bound in brown leather with gold recessed lettering on the cover, very fine and attractive copy, essential reference.
361 £900
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 JL, a marginal unused example displaying double ''L'', with close to very large margins displaying part inscription in selvedge, small part redistributed gum, trivial soiling at op, otherwise very fine and attractive. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. Spec. AS57c, cat. £6,000+. Photo.
550 £480
King Edward VII: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1909 (Aug.) 2s.0d. booklet, edition 6 (3rd. interleaf advert Brimsdown Lamps), all panes and 1/2d. St. Andrew's Cross pane have inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. Spec. BA5, cat. £2,700. Photo.
737 £1000
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklet, 1940 (July) edition 4, all panes with inverted watermarks and well above average perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD25, cat. £2,000. Photo.
922 £80
Decimal Machins: 18p. deep olive-grey Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a block of six with margin at left, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
115 | £800
Postal History and Covers: a Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards, incl. pre-stamp and stampless covers, 1840 (July 31) cover franked 1840 1d. black, 1860 entire to Spain, bearing 1855-57 6d. (2), 1861 cover to Argentine, bearing 1855-57 1s., 1862 cover to Germany, bearing 1862-64 3d. EK-EL pair, 1883 cover to New Zealand, franked by 1880-83 6d. BC-BD, military mail, airmails, etc. (few 100's)
369 £200
1841 1d. red-brown plate 52 PD-PF strip of three, mint with large part original gum, folded along vertical margins clear of design, mild horizontal crease and tiny tear at base, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. BS27, cat. £1,800+. Photo.
551 | £1450
King George V: A collection in an album, incl. 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. used, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 10s. and £1 green used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. and 10s. mint, 1934 re-engraved set mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermark sideways mint, 1d. mint ''K 29'' control block of six, one with ''CO'' joined, etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
738 £600
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklet, 1940 (July) edition 14, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BD25, cat. £2,000. Photo.
923 £190
Decimal Machins: 18p. deep olive-grey Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a 4 dot cylinder block of six, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
117 | £650
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheet A230 unused with ''A Topographical History of Surrey'' advert inside, 1d. lettersheet used 1840 (May 16), Southgate Envelope no. 4 unused, good range of postal stationery, etc. (100's)
370 £1050
1841 1d. pale red-brown (worn plate) plate 65 LI-OK block of twelve with small to large margins all round, used on almost complete 1847 (Feb. 27) wrapper from Edinburgh to Dingwall, cancelled by ''131'' numerals, with unframed ''CASTLE/STREET'' and Dingwall receiving mark in blue on the reverse. Some defects but remarkably fine for a large multiple. Ex Lady Mairi Bury. Photo.
552 | £400
King George V: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1911-12 1d. variety 'no cross on crown and broken frame' on piece (R.P.S. certificate), 1913 watermark Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. (both with R.P.S. certificates), 1912-24 perf. 14 6d. used on piece, 9d. very deep agate on piece, 1913 Waterlow 10s. (R.P.S. certificate), 1915 De La Rue 10s. (R.P.S. certificate), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. (2, both with R.P.S certificates), 1934 re-engraved set, etc., very mixed condition. (126)
739 £550
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklet, 1942 (Mar.) edition 25, 1/2d. and 2d. panes with upright wmks., 21/2d. panes inverted, mixed perfs., first pane with light tone spot on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD26, cat. £2,000. Photo.
924 £650
Decimal Machins: 20p. brownish black and cream Harrison photo ACP/PVAD Penny Black Anniversary, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1469a, cat. £2,400. Photo.
119 | £230
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards in varied condition in two binders and loose with unused and used postal Stationery, W.W.II censored mail, 1923 Canadian 5c. stationery letter to U.K. with G.B. 11/2d.postage due, etc. (few 100's)
371 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 75 LK with 'Union Jack' re-entry, small to good margins, used with part numeral cancellations leaving the upper corner squares clear, faults. S.G. Spec. BS28c, cat. £3,000. Photo.
553 £130
King George V: 1911–12 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in dull olive green on proof paper (47 x 52mm), fine. Photo.
740 | £550
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklets, 1943 (Sept.) fourteen different editions between Nov. 1943 and Dec. 1950, one with ink note on cover, mixed perfs. S.G. BD28, cat. £2,460.
925 £420
Decimal Machins: 22p. bright orange-red Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X964a, cat. £875. Photo.
120 | £110
Postal History and Covers: K.G.V to early Q.E.II, a group of mainly WWI and WWII censored covers, incl. various censor handstamps and cachets, also Hopital Temporaire, ''RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED'', etc., slightly mixed condition. (32)
374 £50
1841 1d red-brown plate 123 CB with good to very large margins, tied by bright blue ''448'' numeral of Leek to clean neat 1852 (April 14) envelope to Macclesfield, horizontal filing fold crosses adhesive, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS32xb, cat. £750. Photo.
554 £130
King George V: 1911–12 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Small Format: 7d. in deep mauve on white wove paper (41 x 47mm), manuscript ''W/9'' in ink and ''5d/no 17 mauve'' in pencil, fine. Photo.
741 | £80
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklets, 1951 (May) to 1953 (Mar.) editions complete (less July 1952), two with cover creases, mixed perfs. S.G. BD30-BD32, cat. £675. (11)
926 £170
Decimal Machins: 75p. black Questa litho FCP/PVAD, a right margin horizontal pair variety imperforate between stamp and margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG130a, cat. £425. Photo.
121 | £90
Postal History and Covers: A selection of mainly Q.V. to K.E.VII registered covers, incl. postal stationery, Inland Revenue, O.H.M.S. covers, pre-stamp, etc., slightly mixed. (21)
375 £400
1841 2d. blue plate 3 OC, an unused example with small part original gum, displaying guideline through value, with small to good even margins, corner crease at upper right and a few light surface marks, otherwise of fine appearance with unusual 'pastel' colour. S.G. 14, Spec. ES11, cat. £6,500. Photo.
555 | £350
King George V: 1911–12 Downey Heads: An unmounted mint selection on leaves, incl. 1911-12 1d. die B rose pinl, 1912 (Jan.) 1/2d. Myrtle-green, 1d. very deep bright scarlet, etc., mainly fine. (57)
742 | £50
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. booklets, 1952 (Mar.), 1953 (Jan.) and 1953 (Mar.) editions, eight panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BD30.
927 | £1400
The following eleven lots all show the 17 pin compound perforation error, arising as a result of a repair to a Harrisons APS perforation drum. The variety occurs between columns 1 and 2 of the dot panes only, and can be found at any position up the sheet. All are unmounted mint with sheet margin. Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: A large duplicated accumulation in a stockbook, mainly marginal blocks of six with the error at various positions with quantities of some values incl. 16p. (11, one a block of four), rare 201/2p. top left corner block of six with the error at row 2, 26p. PCP (3), 50p. (8), cylinder blocks of eight or larger incl. 13p. 7p18 block of ten with the error at row 17, 17p. cylinder 10 block of eight with the error at row 17, 26p. PCP block of twelve with the error at row 16, 50p. block of twelve with the error at row 16, another block of ten with the error at row 17, a few cylinder blocks of six incl. 26p. PCP (2) with the error at row 19, also an envelope with a 3p. marginal block of six and a 12p. cylinder block of ten, etc. (approx. 205 items)
122 | £420
Postal History and Covers: 1810-1996, a collection of mainly covers and cards in five folders, incl. 1840 (May 28) envelope from Bury St. Edmunds to London, bearing 1d. black GC, 1861 cover to Italy, bearing 1856-58 1d. ML, 1855-57 4d. and 6d., Exhibitions, Army Camps, Censored mail, Instructional markings, squared circles, p.p.c's, etc. (492 items)
376 £150
1841 2d. blue plate 4 JC cleaned and regummed, good margins all round, slight crease, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. E124. Photo.
556 £300
King George V: 1911–12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. green error perf. 14, fine used with unclear ''GT YARMOUTH'' c.d.s. on p.p.c., scarce. S.G. 322a. Photo.
744 | £750
Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in 33 albums, incl. issues largely complete from 1973 to 2012 with some miniature sheets unmounted mint and used, sheetlets with 2012 Olympics and Paralympics issues complete, f.d.c's with some delayed in the 1971 postal strike (14), PHQ's, regionals, Smiler sheets (22), exploded prestige booklets largely complete from 1972 to 2012, etc., mixed condition (100s)
928 | £300
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 1p. ACP, 3p., 12p., 13p. cylinder 14, 16p., 17p. cylinder 10, 17p. cylinder 13, 18p., 22p., 26p. PCP, 28p., 31p. ACP and 34p., all with sets of three cylinder blocks of six showing the error at rows 18, 19 and 20, a few with checker's marks in the corner otherwise fine. (39 blocks)
123 | £160
Postal History and Covers: A group of covers comprising 1825 printed O.H.M.S. ''Secretary of/State's Office'' covers (2, one with letter), 1864 (Nov. 18) envelope to London, with Palmerston's signature during his office as Prime Minister, 1886 (Jan. 25) OHMS cover to Brazil bearing 1884 4d. tied London hooded cancellation and Rio de Janeiro arrival mark, sent by diplomatic bag, with manuscript ''Foreign Office/Jan.25, 1886'', 1894 (Mar. 3) Home Office, Whitehall envelope signed by W.E. Gladstone, with personal letter, 1902 (Oct. 17) cover to London with oval Privy Purse cachet in violet, 1936 (July 20) mourning envelope to Devon with unlisted double oval Privy Purse cachet in violet, and 1957 (Jan. 1) registered cover to Coutts and Co., personally addressed and signed by the Queen Mother, slightly mixed condition. (7)
378 £230
''1854 die I, alphabet II, 1d. red-brown unissued Reserve plates 7-14 imprimaturs. As unissued stamps these plates only exists as imprimaturs, only 21 stamps have been removed from the imprimatur sheet of each plate, of which at least four or five will be in institutional collections.'' 1854 SC16 1d. red-brown plate R7 AE imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example showing inscription, with clear to large margins, usual marginal fold clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. £4,250. Photo.
558 £150
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1d. scarlet and 1912 die 2 watermark simple cypher 1/2d. green, marginal examples overprinted type 24 ''CANCELLED'', both fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. N5(1)s, N11(1)s, cat. £650. Photo.
745 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint decimal collection in five hingeless Davo albums with commemorative sets and miniature sheets to 2014, commemorative booklet stamps, Machins, high values to £5 and £10, regionals, postage dues, Post and Go issues, etc. (many 100s)
930 £580
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 17p. grey-blue ACP/PVAD cylinder 10 dot block of six with the error at row 19, also with a 6mm downward shift of the horizontal perforations, a fine and unique item. S.G. Spec. U247 var. Photo.
127 | £450
Postal History and Covers: 1896-97 correspondence to a Captain Arthur Mostyn Field (later Sir),including items addressed to Fiji (ten plus a front), Hawaii (4), Naples, New Zealand (3), New South Wales (3 and one with 1891-97 1d. and 4d. postage dues), Tasmania (3), Tonga and a few later, mixed condition, also some loose stamps.
379 £230
1854 SC16 1d. red-brown plate R13 AF imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example showing inscription, with just clear to large margins, usual marginal fold clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. £4,250. Photo.
560 | £210
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark simple cypher 1/2d. green, control B12 lower marginal block of 24 (bottom two rows) with margins, showing 'no cross on crown', at R. 19/6 and R. 20/8, and another partial omission at R.20/9, mint (21 stamps unmounted incl. varieties), some perf. splitting and minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N5, e.
746 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated collection of decimal presentation packs including many post 2000 issues, contained within a carton. (many 100s)
931 £150
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 17p. grey-blue ACP/PVAD in a block of six with the centre pair showing the error, also with a 7mm downward shift of the horizontal perforations, very faint checker's mark on reverse, a fine and rare item. S.G. Spec. U247 var. Photo.
128 | £200
Postal History and Covers: 1872 to 1892, a group of five printed matter items with LONDON surcharge and/or instructional markings, incl. ''CONTRARY TO REGULATIONS/SW'' and ''Of the nature.of a Letter/S.W.'', inspectors marks, etc.
380 £420
1854 SC16 1d. red-brown plate R14 AB imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example showing inscription, with just clear to enormous margins, with trace of adjoining impression at base, usual marginal fold clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. £4,250. Photo.
561 | £190
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher a selection of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, comprising piece of watermarked paper overprinted type 23, 1/2d. (2) and 1d. imperforate with type 26, 21/2d., 3d., 4d. and 6d. perf. with type 23, 7d., 8d. and 1s. perf. with type 26, the 1s. with minute black mark, otherwise mainly fine with gum. (10)
748 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint accumulation of definitives, incl. 1959-68 2s.6d. plate 8A (2), 9 (13), 9A (10), 5s. plate 3 (3), 10s. plate 2, 2A, £1 plate 1A (2) in complete sheets, 1958 complete coil rolls 11/2d.(2) 480 (N), 2d. (2) 480 (T), 3d. (3) 480 (S), 4d. 480 (H), 1960 10s.6d. presentation packs (3, opened), Regionals 1960 7s.3d. presentation packs (7, opened), etc. (many 100s)
932 £260
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD cylinder 1 dot block of nine with the error at row 18, very light bend across corner of margin otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. U278, cat. £1,300. Photo.
129 £110
Postal History and Covers: 1600 merchants entire from Amsterdam to Bartholomew Corsini in London, fine. Photo.
381 | £80
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC16 1d. red-brown plate 6 AA and SD used together on large printed ''COUNTY OF ABERDEEN'' Registrar, from Huntly to Aberdeen, tied by ''178'' numerals.
563 | £90
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a selection with ''CANCELLED'' overprints, incl. type 24 perf. 1/2d. and 1d., imperf. 1d. pair and 21/2d. single, type 28 perf. 1/2d. (2), 1d. and 11/2d., type 33 perf. 1/2d., 1d. forgery, type 33P perf. 1/2d. and 11/2d., also a block of watermarked paper with six type 28 overprints, mainly fine. (13 items)
750 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint decimal collection in four S.G. printed albums, incl. commemoratives and definitives to 2011, greetings panes, miniature sheets, Regionals, etc. (many 100s)
933 £520
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD cylinder 1 dot block of six with the error at row 19, fine and rare. S.G. Spec. U278, cat. £1,300. Photo.
130 £50
Postal History and Covers: 1681 (Jan. 28) entire letter to Nottingham, showing manuscript ''3'' and on reverse ''IA/28'' Bishopmark in black. Photo.
382 £260
Later Line Engraved: 1857 LC14 2d. blue plate 6 II, a good unused (without gum) example. R.P.S. certificate (2016) rather harshly states ''substantially soiled''. S.G. Spec. F7, cat. £3,000. Photo.
564 | £85
King George V: 1912-24 duplicated selection to 1s. (2), mainly fine unmounted mint. (30)
751 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint decimal accumulation in two albums and loose, incl. Machins, Castles with 1988 set in gutter blocks of four, 1993 £10 (16 incl. two blocks of four), 1988 1st and 2nd 'dagger' perfs., 1993-2012 DLR £2 D1 no dot cylinder block of six with top left stamp variety missing ''£'' (2), multiples, Post and Go labels, etc., also U.S.A. 1988 and 1989 Yearbooks and a small world stockbook, mainly fine. (100s)
934 £190
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD cylinder 1 dot block of fifteen with the error at row 16, light bend across corner of margin otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. U278. Photo.
131 £350
Postal History and Covers: 1693 (June 18) entire headed ''Camp at Park Abby'', to London, bearing manuscript ''8'' rate mark, on reverse has faint Bishopmark, interesting contents ''Last night the enemy fired 70 pieces of cannon 3 times and 3 rounds of small shottforjoy of taking Rosa in Cattallonia'', from the War of ''Grand Alliance''. Photo.
383 £250
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC 14 on blued paper 1d. red-brown plate 22 ML fine used on Income Tax entire to Taunton, tied by small oval numeral. S.G. Spec. C8(1). Photo.
566 £90
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. very pale green, fine unmounted mint. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1984) for a block of four, this is the top-left example. S.G. Spec. N14(4), cat. £300. Photo.
752 | £450
A duplicated accumulation of mainly decimal presentation packs with issues to 2012 contained in three cartons
936 £210
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 26p. rosine ACP/PVAD cylinder 2 dot block of six with the error at row 20, faint checker's mark in corner otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U297 cat. £1,000. Photo.
134 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1758 (May) cover to Aberdeen, with superb strike of the rare ''MONTROSE/(QUATREFOIL)'' on reverse, rare and exceptional. Photo.
384 £300
1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. red-brown plate R18 AD imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example, with clear to good margins, part inscription in selvedge, folded through selvedge well clear of design. This plate was not issued and only exists as an imprimatur, only 21 stamps have been removed from the imprimatur sheet, of which at least four or five will be in institutional collections. S.G. Spec. C8, cat. £2,800. Photo.
567 £190
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. very pale green, a mint strip of three with sheet margin at left, some bends and wrinkles and light overall gum toning otherwise fine, two stamps unmounted, scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. Spec. N14(4), cat. £800+. Photo.
753 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 to 2013 year books complete. (30)
937 £320
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 50p. ochre-brown FCP/PVAD set of three cylinder 21 dot blocks of six showing the error at rows 18, 19 and 20, fine, a very scarce set. S.G. Spec. U427, cat. £1,200. Photo.
135 £140
Postal History and Covers: 1798 (Sept. 15) entire to Lancaster, with superb strike of boxed evening duty ""SEP/15/98"" Late Fee handstamp in black on reverse, with a light strike of the double ring evening duty free datestamp in red on front, attractive black seal on flap, a few minor imperfections and folds, rare. Photo.
385A £380
Channel Islands: 1857–63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white 1d. rose-red BA-CD block of 8 (4 x 2) with neat ''1495'' petit chiffres of Le Havre, upper row creased, otherwise fine. Photo.
568 £450
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. very deep green with inverted watermark, very fine unmounted mint pair. R.P.S. Certificate (1987). S.G. Spec. N14(5), cat. £1,100. Photo.
754 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: A mainly decimal mint accumulation in three albums, three stockbooks and loose in a carton, with commemorative gutter pairs and other multiples, Machin cylinder blocks, presentation packs, also with some pre-decimal, range of used, etc. (few 1,000s)
938 £120
Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN £2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing ''£'' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
137 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: 1841 (June 18) entire from Rochford to London with ''1'' handstamp in black, then readdressed with 1840 1d. black plate 5 HG, four margins, tied by Maltese Cross in black, then turned and sent to Chelmsford bearing 1d. red-brown plate 13 AK, also tied by Maltese Cross in black, unusual. Photo.
386 | £6000
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1864–79 1d. a large collection of used part reconstructions in nine large folders, leaves and booklets, incl. two part reconstructions of most plates, comprising plates 71 (185), 72 (235), 73 (55), 74 (177), 76 (130), 78 (271), 79 (256), 80 (184), 81 (235), 82 (80), 83 (181), 84 (145), 85 (278), 86 (81), 87 (106), 88 (48), 89 (573), 90 (445), 91 (333), 92 (573), 93 (482), 94 (254), 95 (393), 96 (242), 97 (261), 98 (107, 99 (196), 100 (216, 101 (111), 102 (682), 103 (279), 103 (279), 104 (141), 105 (233), 106 (280), 107 (164), 108 (172), 109 (79), 110 (658), 111 (345), 112 (389), 113 (154, 114 (248), 115 (79), 116 (148), 117 (408), 118 (685), 119 (565), 120 (838), 121 (515), 122 (881), 123 (860), 124 (1,252), 125 (320), 127 (194), 129 (522), 130 (572), 131 (239), 132 (31), 133 (58), 134 (636), 135 (39), 136 (62), 137 (417), 138 (808), 139 (287), 140 (1,247), 141 (281), 142 (106), 143 (158), 144 (163), 145 (500), 146 (468), 147 (938), 148 (909), 149 (459), 150 (601), 151 (361), 152 (549), 153 (142), 154 (136), 155 (437), 156 (372), 157 (291), 158 (583), 159 (220), 160 (287), 161 (531), 162 (307), 163 (430), 164 (503), 165 (457), 166 (374), 167 (432), 168 (246), 169 (563), 170 (325), 171 (732), 172 (406), 173 (139), 174 (862), 175 (241), 176 (243), 177 (255), 178 (157), 179 (173), 180 (227), 181 (351), 182 (274), 183 (443), 184 (620), 185 (190), 186 (206), 187 (490), 188 (269), 189 (232), 190 (386), 191 (574), 192 (293), 193 (327), 194 (405), 195 (373), 196 (595), 197 (310), 198 (373), 199 (542), 200 (390), 201 (521), 202 (373), 203 (267), 204 (383), 205 (473), 206 (446), 207 (435), 208 (451), 209 (606), 210 (420), 211 (34), 212 (144), 213 (272), 214 (168), 215 (149), 216 (274), 217 (201), 218 (94), 219 (4), 220 (147), 221 (51), 222 (12), 223 (4), 224 (4), mixed condition. Cat. approx. £297,464.
570 £620
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep blue- (''myrtle'') green, a superb unmounted mint ''K 18'' control strip of three. R.P.S. certificate (1987). S.G. Spec. N14(15). Photo.
755 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: A duplicated accumulation in an album, three stockbooks, on leaves and loose, mainly mint with Wilding sets, graphite cylinder blocks (with notes in margins), pre-decimal Machin cylinder blocks, booklet panes, 4d. vermilion centre band uncoated paper (12) in a part booklet pane, misperforations, 1968 August 2s. booklets (2), each with se-tenant pane missing phosphor, decimal Machin singles and multiples, stitched booklet panes, Prestige panes, cylinder blocks incl. quantity of 75p's, phosphor shifts, pre-decimal commemoratives and a few decimal, etc. (few 1,000s)
939 £110
Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN £2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing ''£'' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
140 £130
Postal History and Covers: 1844 entire from Boulogne to Basingstoke, showing manuscript '1/3'' rate mark, red boxed ''M.B. (Mobile Box) with Basingstoke receiving datestamp at left with circular ''SHIP LETTER/(Crown/LONDON'' datestamp in red on reverse. Photo.
387 | £260
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 74 (watermark inverted), 90, 106, 107, 116, 120, 129, 130, 149, 151, 155, 156, 159, 166, 168, 169, 170, 181, 184, 205, 206 (2), 208, mainly fine mint, some unmounted. (22) S.G. £1,420.
572 £170
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet-vermilion corner pair with ''Q 21'' control, unmounted mint (mounted in margin), a few gum wrinkles otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. Spec. N16(14), cat. £360+. Photo.
756 | £520
A large duplicated accumulation of decimal commemorative illustrated first day covers in five cartons with issues to 2010 incl. Benhams and Cotswold covers, special handstamps, booklet panes, etc. (many 100)
940 £110
Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN £2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing ''£'' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
141 | £60
Postal History and Covers: 1856 cover addressed to H.M.S. Hesper at Portsmouth, readdressed to Madeira, franked by 1854-57 1d. LC14 GJ, tied by London Inland numeral, showing boxed ''Returned for/1/10/Postage'' in red, with London, Devonport, Portsmouth and Plymouth datestamps on reverse.
388 | £200
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1864–79 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77), mainly good to fine used. (151)
573 £320
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. orange-vermilion in a mint ''J 17'' control block of six (lightly folded between second and third columns), some gum creases and wrinkles, slight damage to top centre stamp, five stamps unmounted, scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. Sec. N16(15), cat. £1,275. Photo.
758 | £230
A duplicated accumulation of mainly decimal Year and Souvenir packs contained in a carton with issues to 2004.
941 £450
Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: The se-tenant pane DP123 from the £5 Scots Connection book, with the stub removed, variety imperforate to the top row and half the middle row, the lower row normally perforated, small bend at foot, rare, very few recorded. Photo.
143 £85
Postal History and Covers: 1864 (Apr. 2) entire from Birmingham to Mexico, bearing 1s. plate 1, endorsed ''via Nazaire per. French Packet'', with handstruck ''4'', peripheral toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
389 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 172 KD, used on cover to Royston, unusually tied by ''3 D/TO PAY/367 or 867''. Photo.
574 £110
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. deep red-brown, fine and fresh unmounted mint from the base of the sheet. Photostat of R.P.S. certificate (1981) for a strip of three of which this is the right example. S.G. Spec. N18(4), cat. £450. Photo.
759 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Yearbooks complete from 2000 to 2011, fine. (12)
942 £270
Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 13p. pane of nine DP97 from the 1987 P&O Prestige booklet grossly miscut horizontally, a fine and spectacular variety. Photo.
144 £170
Postal History and Covers: 1868 (May 18) entire from London to Turks Islands, bearing 1s. plate 4, with manuscript ''1'' alongside and endorsed ''Via St Thomas'', with Turks arrival on reverse, fine. Photo.
390 £110
1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-79 1d. rose-red plate 225 DF, fine used. S.G. 43. cat. £800. Photo.
576 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. mint lower left corner block of four with Somerset House ''J.17'' control, a couple of light gum wrinkles otherwise fine, the lower pair unmounted, very scarce. S.G. Spec. N21, cat. £850+. Photo.
760 | £190
A duplicated accumulation of Year books in two cartons with issues to 2003.
943 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation of mainly decimal booklets in seven albums, incl. 90p. Llangollen right margin booklet, folded, window, self-adhesive, Greetings, Christmas, prestige, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
145 £100
Postal History and Covers: 1873 (Dec.) entire from Bordeaux to London, bearing oval framed ''NOT/FULLY ADDRESSED''. Photo.
391 £550
1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-79 1d. rose-red plate 225 SB mint, with usual crackly gum and some creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 43. cat. £3,200. Photo.
578 £180
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. Royal blue, unmounted mint lower left corner marginal example, few gum creases, otherwise fine. Photostat of R.P.S. certificate (1974)for a strip of three, this being the left-hand example. S.G. Spec. N21(16), cat. £425. Photo.
761 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint accumulation of commemoratives and definitives incl. Machin booklets, miniature sheets, prestige booklets, coin covers, aerogrammes, customised stamp sheets, etc., also a World assemblage incl. 1970s incoming commercial airmails, selection of mixed albums and stockbooks, a few old simplified catalogues, etc. (many 100s)
944 | £780
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated collection in six albums with stitched books, folded books incl. £1.43 Dulac left margin cylinder book with unsynchronised phosphor (trimmed at top), miscut books, missing phosphors, Prestige incl. 1972 Wedgwood £1 (2), 1980 Wedgwood £3 with wide bands on the 2p. pane DP42, set of four panes missing phosphor (two in complete books), 1982 S.G. £4 set of four panes missing phosphor (all in complete books), 1986 British Rail £5 with the 12p. pane DP87 missing phosphor, Greetings books, Christmas books incl. 1979 £1.80 miscut, quantity of Window books (a few empty covers), many with cylinder numbers, etc.
149 | £110
Postal History and Covers: 1937-52 K.G.VI collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. Airmails, Slogans, 1949 U.P.U. set of illustrated f.d.c., P.O.W. cards (2) to Malaya and Thailand, unused stationery, range of picture postcards, also four earlier items and a range of stamps, etc. (87 items, 79 stamps)
392 £3500
1870 1/2d. rose-red complete set of imprimaturs comprising plate 1 TQ, 3 TI, 4 TU, 5 TU, 6 TS, 8 TV, 9 TS, 10 AG, 11 TS, 12 AI with upper sheet margin, 13 AH, 14 AC, 15 TE, 19 TG, 20 AQ, fine four margined examples. S.G. Spec. G4, cat. £22,500. Photo.
580 £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. very pale violet, unmounted mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. N22(5), cat. £400+. Photo.
762 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in three albums and folder, incl. presentation packs, definitives to £10, commemoratives to 2005, etc. (100's)
945 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of prestige booklets complete from 1972 to 2012 in two boxed albums, also some duplicates, fine.
150 £85
Postal History and Covers: 1944, two Prisoner of War postcards used from Walthamstow to Mr Moore in No. 1 Camp, Thailand, both with censor markings, one with crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
393 | £230
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. selection of used examples comprising plate 6 OK affixed to miniature parcel tag to Walsham-le-Willow, charming item, QV used on 1873 (Aug. 30) local mourning cover Trinity, Edinburgh, plate 12 CI-CK strip of three with watermark inverted and reversed, plate 13 DG used in conjunction with 1d. rose plate 216 KA-KB on 1879 (Jan. 10) cover to Philadelphia, also Copestake, Moore, Compton & Co. London underprints on plate 6 JA and plate 8 PP, mixed condition.
581 £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. very pale violet, unmounted mint, small gum crease, otherwise fine. Photostat of R.P.S. certificate (1987) for a block. S.G. Spec. N22(5), cat. £400+. Photo.
763 | £220
A duplicated accumulation of 1960s and 1970s presentation packs in a carton with some earlier commemorative issues, definitives, etc. (few 100s)
946 | £230
Decimal Machins: A collection of folded booklets in a boxed album, incl. 70p. Thatching and Dry Stone Walling left margin (FD3A, FD4A), £1.25 1983 Trains left (2) and right margin with corrected rate (FK6aA, FK6aB), £1.46 1983 Seahorse left and right margin with corrected rate (FO1aA, FO1aB), £1.60 1985 Birthday Box left and right margin with rates altered (FS1aA, FS1aB), etc., mainly fine with mixed perfs. (91)
151 £190
Postal History and Covers: Bristol: 1839 (July 31) printed report for the Kennet and Avon Canal, used to Edinburgh, bearing on the front a fine strike of the rare handwritten ''1/2'' for toll charge in Scotland, with Marlborough and Edinburgh marks on the reverse. Photo.
394 | £250
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. a used selection, comprising plates 3 (10), 4 (26), 5 (83), 6 97), 10 (111), 11 257), 12 (12), 13 (4), 14 (4) and ten unplated, very mixed condition.
582 £320
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. brownish violet control ''R21'' corner block of six, perf. type 2A, unmounted mint, some light creases, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N22(12). Brandon certificate (2004). Photo.
764 | £150
A duplicated mint much unmounted stock of pre decimal issues in two stockbooks with commemoratives incl. some phosphors, Wildings, Castles with plate blocks, etc. (100s)
947 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of window and self adhesive booklets in a boxed album and loose, incl. Christmas, also some cylinder sheets, fine. (141)
152 £170
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb. 18) cover from Heavitree to Cullompton, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 1b BH, fine with good to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp below. S.G. AS5. Photo.
395 | £1300
1870 1/2d. rose plates 1 to 20 complete (incl. plate 9) mint with large part original gum and used, mixed condition. (30)
584 £1250
King George V: 1912–24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. very deep agate in an unmounted mint ''O 20'' control strip of three (mounted in margin), diagonal crease in left margin, stamps fine, a rare control piece. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. Spec. N29(4), cat. £2,850+. Photo.
766 | £200
A duplicated accumulation of both sterling and decimal definitive f.d.c's contained in a carton with regionals, booklet panes, high values, machin cylinder blocks, Windsor cancels, etc. (100s)
948 | £270
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in two binders and on leaves with folded books (a few empty covers), many with cylinder numbers, Prestige books (some exploded), incl. £1.25 Trains 2 left margin corrected rates cylinder B1, £1.60 Birthday Box left and right margin corrected rates cylinder B3, a few miscut incl. scarce 90p. Regents Canal right margin (trimmed at top), also stitched panes with perf. types, etc.
153 £190
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1844 (May 2) entire from Exeter to Taunton, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown BH (cut into at top), tied by ''285'' barred numeral, on reverse has Exeter and Taunton datestamps. Stated to be the earliest known date for the numeral cancellation of Exeter. Photo.
396 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 1 JW-MX unused reconstructed marginal block, comprising two adjoining blocks of four displaying variety imperforate between stamp and selvedge at right, with part inscription in selvedge, some toning, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2)g. Photo.
585 | £1200
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: A collection on leaves with mint 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. mint and used, 5s. used, 10s. used, £1 dull blue-green used, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint (2), 10s. (3) used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. mint (2), 5s. mint, 10s. used, etc., varied condition. (26)
768 | £140
A duplicated accumulation of unused PHQ cards contained in two cartons incl. 1973 Inigo Jones and Cricket, etc. (100's)
949 | £180
A duplicated accumulation of mainly decimal booklets with Prestige issues, also a few British Empire issues, etc.
155 £160
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Okehampton: 1825 (Mar. 11) cover from Holsworthy to London with boxed ''No. 2'' receiving house, 1828 (July 19) entire from Hatherleigh to Exeter and readdressed to Barnstable with boxed ''No. 3'' receiving House, both with boxed ''Okehampton/5th Clause Post'' on reverse, and 1826 (July 8) entire from North Tawton to London, bearing boxed ''No. 4'' (twice), receiving house, on reverse has boxed ''Okehampton/Py. Post'', fine. RH 6305 225, RH 6305 230. Photo.
398 £140
1870 1/2d. rose plate 1 OQ, used with first day ''OC 1/70'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 49. Photo.
586 | £850
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: A mint selection, comprising 1915 2s.6d. (2), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (2, one is mounted), 5s. and 10s., all except one is unmounted, mainly fine. (6)
769 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of seventeen different yearbooks between 1993 and 2011, fine.
950 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation in three albums and loose with machine and counter folded books, Window books with denominated and NVI, Christmas, Greetings, Prestige, many with cylinder or plate numbers, etc. (100s)
156 | £920
Postal History and Covers: Frees: A collection of covers and fronts in two folders and on leaves, incl. 1692 cover addressed to ''To our very good Lord James Earle of Abdingdon, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Oxford'', on reverse a notation ''Privy Council letter to Ld Abdingdon Ld. Lieut.'', and ''MR/24'' Bishopmark, 1744 entire from Gloucester to London, endorsed ''Free Benj Bathurst'' with two line ''GLOU/CESTER'' and ''18/FE'' Bishopmark, circa 1764-66 part cover bearing first type ''FREE'' in red, 1782 and 1783 covers (2) from London to Edinburgh, both bearing circular framed ''FREE/E'' in red, 1824 cover from Bagshot to London, bearing Crowned circular ''FREE'', Instructional marks, etc. (201 items)
399 | £120
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 5, 100 used examples, fair to fine. S.G. £2,800.
587 | £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A mint selection comprising 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (2), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. (3), 10s., 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. (2) and 5s. (2), mixed condition. (12)
770 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated collection of first day covers 1970s to 2010s, in a carton, predominantly hand addressed, also two cartons of used and unused PHQ cards. (many 100s)
951 | £230
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of 10p. to £2 machine booklets in three binders with plain and cylinder books, perf. types, missing phosphors incl. 10p. Northern Ireland, 50p. Aeroplanes 3 plain, £1 Mills 3 cylinder B45 B1, £1 End of the War 4 plain, miscut books incl. 10p's, £2 Postal Vehicles 1 cylinder B3, other scarce incl. £1 Dickens 2 comb perf. cylinder B6 B21 pB78, £1 Dickens 3 rotary perf. cylinder B6 B21 p-(D) and plain pB78 (two pairs), etc. (approx. 400)
158 | £450
Postal History and Covers: London: A collection of mainly covers in five folders, incl. 1840 (April) cover to Browns Hotel, bearing handstruck ''4'' (Wllcocks 626), good range of Paids, Receiving House marks, Time Stamps, Coffee Houses, Ship Letters with 1815 cover from Madeira, bearing on reverse ''POST PAID WITHDRAWN SHIP LETTER'' struck across flap, etc. (115 items)
400 £140
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 5 GG-GJ strip of four tied to 2d. pink stationery envelope to California, used 1871 (Aug. 8), cancelled with multiple clear strikes of the Winchfield duplex, with San Francisco arrival c.d.s. in red at lower left, London transit mark on reverse, opened for display, fine and attractive cover. Photo.
589 | £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A used selection on stockcards, incl. 1913 Waterlow 10s. and £1, 1915 De La Rue 10s. (2), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. (3), 1934 re-engraved 10s. (3), etc., very mixed condition. (36)
771 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation of decimal first day covers in two binders and loose in two cartons with commemorative sets, Machins incl. booklet panes, coil strips, high values, also some other items, literature. etc. (few 100s)
952 | £300
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of counter booklets in two stockbooks, with 85p. to £1.90 and multivalue editions, plain and cylinder books, perf. types, PCP1/PCP2 variations, miscut books, reversed phosphor bands with £1.43 Dulac left margin plain (trimmed at top), and £1.54 To Pay labels left margin (3, 2 cylinder books) and right margin plain (2), 90p. Regents Canal left margin with experimental folding plain books (2), £1.43 Dulac right margin plain books (4) with weak printing of the 151/2p's, £1.80 Linnean correct rates right margin with scarce cylinder B13, etc. (approx. 345)
159 | £300
Postal History and Covers: London: 1673 to 1783, a collection of mainly covers in a folder, incl. 1693 cover to Soho, bearing on reverse ''MR/22'' Bishopmark, range of receivers' handstamps, 1783 entire from Margate to London, bearing circular framed ''POST/PAID'' and ''7/IV'' Bishopmark, etc. (30 items)
401 £150
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 5 HV-JW mint block of six (bottom four stamps unmounted), fine. S.G. 49, cat. £660+. Photo.
590 £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to £1 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, 5s. with surface speck, 10s. re-gummed, £1 with slight gum thin, nevertheless of fine appearance with strong colour. (4). S.G. 399s, 401s, 402s & 403s, cat. £6,050. Photo.
772 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint decimal accumulation, incl. 1987 to 1996 Year Books, presentation packs, etc. (100's)
953 | £250
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of booklets with errors and varieties, with 50p. Pillar Box missing phosphor, 50p. Cricket 1 cylinder book missing phosphor, 50p. Roman Britain 2 and 3, and Cricket 3, each with reversed phosphor bands, miscut booklets with 50p. Postal History 4 with cylinder B1 (good perfs.), £1.20 Write Now right margin plain (straight edge) and £1.80 Jolly Postman right margin cylinder B2 (straight edge), 1984 Christian Heritage £4 with two back covers, and 1985 British Rail £5 (2), one with Stampex Adelaide overprint, the other with missing blue on the inside front cover. (11)
160 | £480
Postal History and Covers: London: 1756 to 1790, a selection of 'Dockwra' marks on covers, incl. Southwark Office 1790 Willcocks type 354a, Temple Office 1769 cover bearing Willcocks type 357b, etc. (8 items)
402 £190
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 5 SF-TL mint lower marginal block of fourteen from the base of the sheet, displaying large part of the marginal inscription in selvedge, creased, otherwise of fine appearance with large part original gum. S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2). Photo.
591 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 29, a few short perfs. at left, pencil note on reverse, otherwise very fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1999). S.G. Spec. N63t, cat. £1,250. Photo.
773 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: A group of unmounted mint varieties comprising 1994 Christmas 19p. showing dramatic downwards colour shifts of all colours except the deep green and three other issues with perf. or colour shifts (one with normal for comparison), fine. (5)
954 £80
Decimal Machins: Booklets: 90p. Llangollen right margin booklet, fine with good perfs. S.G. FG3B, cat. £550.
161 | £290
Postal History and Covers: London Twopenny Post: A collection in three folders, incl. 1801 cover from London to Aylesbury, bearing ''Penny Poft/Not Paid'' in red and black oval ''Covent Gd/Unpaid'', 1839 entire from Barnham, Kent to London, redirected to Romford, bearing boxed ''POSTAGE NOT PAID/TO LONDON'' in black, Time stamps, etc. (71 items)
403 £95
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 5 TW-TX, 13 HW-IX, 15 IP-JQ, mint or unused blocks of four, good to fine, HW-TX displaying variety imperforate between stamp and selvedge (reduced) at right. S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2), cat. £1,650. Photo.
592 £230
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. rough plate proofs in brown, carmine and indigo on buff unwatermarked paper, usual marks and imperfections. (3) Photo.
774 | £550
Queen Elizabeth: Pre-Decimal Issues: An unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. with sideways and inverted watermarks, 1958-61 Graphite-Line set with inverted watermarks, 1959 Phosphor-Graphite set, 1960-67 21/2d. watermark inverted 2d. carmine-red 2 bands and 1 side band at left, Castles with 1955 Waterlow set, 1958 De La Rue set, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
956 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: £5 British Rail booklet with the se-tenant pane variety phosphor omitted, fine and very scarce. S.G. X897mEy, Spec. UEP27a, cat. (as a pane) £1,800.
163 £190
Postal History and Covers: Newspaper branch, two covers with boxed ''Closed Contrary/to regulations/N.P.B.'', the first 1879 (Mar. 18) with manuscript surcharge and N.P.B. octagonal in red, and the second 1886 (July 1) with handstruck surcharge and circuar N.P.B in black, fine and unusual. Photo.
404 £140
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 9 OO used on piece with complete ''EDINBURGH/MR 16/72'' duplex, fine. S.G. 48. Photo.
593 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2) to 10s., mint, some light toning and 10s. with repaired perf. at left, otherwise a good set. S.G. 399-402, cat. £2,525. Photo.
775 £210
1958 D.L.R. Castle 2s.6d. to £1 set fine unmounted mint. S.G. 536a-39a. Photo.
958 £700
Decimal Machins: Business Sheets: Type SB8(2) 2000 Walsall 100 x 2nd complete sheet variety imperforate, light bend to top panel not affecting stamps, rare multiple. Photo.
169 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: Plymouth: A collection of covers, cards, stamps in two albums and loose, incl. 1672 entire from Plymouth to London, bearing manuscript ''3'' rate mark, 1677 entire from Plymouth to London, bearing on reverse has ''OC/10'' Bishopmark, 1877 entire from Plymouth to London, bearing on reverse has ''OC/23'' Bishopmark, 1855 cover to Cape of Good Hope bearing 1847-54 embossed 6d. with 1854-57 2d., 1861 cover to H.M.S. Revenge at Devonport, bearing double circular ''CONTROLLER GENERAL OF COAST GUARD'' cachet in blue, Paquebots, Ship Letters, etc. (100's)
405 £280
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 9 QJ used from Tewkesbury to Evesham on 1872 (Feb. 10) printed letter sheet announcing an upcoming ''SALE OF FAT AND STORE STOCK'', cancelled by Tewkesbury duplex, adhesive very lightly toned, otherwise a superb fresh and attractive cover, scarce. S.G. 48. Photo.
595 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. carmine-red, fine mint with strong colour, near complete original gum with slight offset, possibly unmounted. S.G. Spec. N66(3), cat. £850. Photo.
776 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A duplicated mint accumulation on leaves and stockcards with singles and multiples, inverted and sideways wmks. incl. 21/2d. two phosphor bands wmk. inverted, cylinder singles and pairs (most with ink or pencil notes in the margins), cylinder blocks incl. 2d. blue phosphor left band '29' no dot perf. type B (mounted in margin), booklet panes incl. inverted wmks. and cylinder panes, perf. types, coil strips, range of coil joins, a few leaders, errors and varieties incl. constant flaws, misplaced phosphors and graphites, 2d. phosphor-graphite error of wmk., a few booklets incl. 3s. graphite Oct. 1959, 5s. graphite July 1959, Mar. 1960 and Sept. 1960, also a few used, etc., varied condition, many fine. (100s)
959 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Greetings Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of cylinder booklets in a binder, mainly Flowers issues, a few Cartoons incl. 1996 reprint scarce W9 W6 W6 W6 W7 W7, also a few Christmas, plus types 7(20) and 10D overseas rate window books, with 61/2mm and 9mm band types, and cut/torn perf. variations. (73)
170 £180
Postal History and Covers: Postage Dues: 1871 (Jul. 17) cover form Plymouth to Launceston franked with 1870 1/2d. MD and 1d. plate 119 NK, with distinctive large fancy ''2'' handstamped charge mark, incorporating ''ABOVE 1/2 OZ''. The rate above 1/2oz was 2d. ; this cover was therefore underpaid by 1/2d. and so should only have been charged 1d. postage due, a scarce charge mark. Photo.
407 £140
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 10 TO-TS, mint strip of five from the foot of the sheet with imprint and ''197'' in selvedge, diagonal crease affecting two units, otherwise fine with part original gum. S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2). Photo.
596 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue fine unmounted mint. S.G. 402, Spec. N69(1), cat. £2,000. Photo.
777 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Various mint studies on leaves and stockcards with 1d. graphite coil strips and sheet multiples showing daffodil stem, extra stop and stop omitted flaws, 11/2d. study of the [R. 19/1] 'butterfly' flaw and retouches in St. Edward's Crown cylinder blocks of six (mostly with ink or pencil notes in the margins), 2d. red-brown and light red-brown extensive study of the [R. 17/6] tadpole flaw with various retouched states, mainly in positional multiples from a range of cylinders, a few coil strips, mostly wmk. St. Edward's Crown with a few later printings, some in combination with the 'shamrock' flaw, and 3d. duplicated blocks of four or larger showing the phantom ''R'' and retouches, also a few used items, etc., mainly fine. (99 items)
960 £10000
Queen Elizabeth II: Greetings Booklets: 1997 Flowers plain booklet variety gold (Queen's head and value), phosphor and blue-green (from the labels) omitted, fine and very rare. S.G. 1955ab, cat. £28,000, EC GBR3910a - circa 6 panes known (3 separated). Photo.
171 | £290
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1885 to 1952 a study collection of registered rates to overseas destinations, written up on leaves, incl. mainly postal stationery registered envelopes with mail to Belgium with 1885 Q.V. 2d. registered envelope size G additionally franked by 1883 or 84 2d. and 5d., used from London to Antwerp, Germany, 1892 Q.V. 2d. registered envelope size H, additionally franked 1887-92 1/2d. vermilion, 2d., 4d. pair and 1s. dull green, used from Cardiff to Marggrabova, 1904 K.E.VII 3d. registered envelope size H2, additionally franked by 5d. and 6d. perfin ''BIRD'', used from Lombard Street to Hamburg, bearing violet boxed ''LATE FEE 2d.'', mail to Switzerland, registered mail to U.S.A., etc. (43 items)
408 £180
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 12 OA-QC unused (without gum) marginal block of nine with variety imperforate between left margin and selvedge, displaying part marginal imprint, a fine and attractive block. Sismondo certificate (2011). S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2)g. Photo.
597 £190
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue, fine mint with strong colour, large part original gum (hinge remainders). S.G. Spec. N69(1), cat. £1,200. Photo.
778 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown 11/2d. green in a cylinder ''6'' dot block of six with [R. 19/1] 'butterfly' flaw, small gum wrinkle in left margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare with very few known, S.G. Spec. S25e, cat. £650, matched with a second block showing [R. 19/1] with disturbed background. Photo.
961 | £180
2000-06 collection of Smiler Sheets in an album incl. 2000 Christmas Pair, 2001 Occasions (2), etc.
172 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1861 to 1901 selection of covers and a card, incl. Transatlantic Mail, 1861 cover from Lochgilphead to U.S.A., etc. (14 items)
409 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1858–79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 20 HO-JP mint block of six (2 x 3), slight perf. separation between upper and middle pair, otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. 48, Spec. G4(2), cat. £2,100. Photo.
598 £780
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, mint, a couple of toned perfs. at top, otherwise a fine well centred example with large part original (lightly toned) gum. S.G. Spec. N72(1), cat. £3,500. Photo.
779 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown 2d. light red-brown in an imperforate pair from the 'Dartford' sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S38 (footnote), cat. £375. Photo.
962 | £350
2007 Scotland Regional 1st class value in self-adhesive sheets with blank label for photographs, in forty four sheets.
174 £290
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Plymouth: 1814 entire letter written by a British Officer from Villefranche, with a good strike of the scarce boxed ''PACKET LETTER/PLYM:DOCK'' in red (Rob. P1, recorded 1813-15). The Packet service normally went to Falmouth but a few packets apparently sailed to Devonport instead during this period. Photo.
410 | £880
1847-54 Embossed: A used cut square selection, comprising 1s. (3), 10d. and 6d. (3), most with four margins, mixed condition. Photo.
599 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green mint, a few light gum bends or wrinkles some blunt or missing perfs, otherwise fine, well centred. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £3,500. Photo.
780 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 watermark Crowns graphite 3d. deep lilac with two lines at left (from back), just touching perf. holes but well clear of tips, with sheet margin showing a single line, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 592a, Spec. S72b. Photo.
963 | £200
2011 Christmas Issue Sheetlets with blank labels for photographs: 2nd class value in thirty sheets.
177 £200
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Plymouth: 1878 (Oct. 11) cover from Birmingham to Cape Town franked by 1873-80 6d. grey plate 16 FE wing margin example, backstamped with scarce ''CAPE PACKET/PLYMOUTH'' c.d.s. (Rob. P3). This c.d.s. was used from 1870 until 1878 on letters directed to Plymouth, to connect with the Union Line from Southampton to Cape Town. Most letters sent on this service were dispatched from Southampton and so did not receive the backstamp. Photo.
411 £480
1847–54 embossed 10d. brown with good margins (minute tear at right), used on 1854 (Apr. 11) envelope to New South Wales, additional franked by 1854-56 1d. die I alphabet II SC16 GA and FD, cancelled by barred numeral ''10'' of the London Chief Office, endorsed ''pr Gt. Britain'', has large handstruck ''5'' accountancy mark of Sydney, with crowned ''SHIP LETTER LIVERPOOL'' datestamp, London dispatch and New South Wales ''SHIP LETTER'' datestamp in green on the reverse. With Karl-Albert Louis certificate (2015) states ''The 1848 10d. brown used with 1854 1d. red-brown perforated (2) is the only such mixed franking recorded by me to date''. Photo.
600 £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, unused (re-gummed), perf. imperfection at lower right other wise fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £3,500. Photo.
781 | £1750
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: A collection of 1s. to 10s. booklets in two albums with 2s. incl. phosphor Apr. 1961, Nov. 1964 (1d. pane plain), 2s.6d. (26) incl. Sept. 1953 (PPR 15mm), 3s. (26) incl. graphite Aug. 1959 and Oct. 1959, phosphor (4), 3s.9d. (14), 4s.6d. incl. graphites and phosphors, 5s. (17) incl. May 1954, July 1955, graphite July 1959 and Mar. 1960, phosphor Sept. 1960 (2), May 1962, 10s. green cover Apr. 1961, Apr. 1962 and July 1964, also with pre-decimal Machin books to 10s. with many editions, etc.
964 | £200
2012 Christmas Issue self adhesive Sheetlets with blank labels for photographs: 2nd class value in nineteen sheets and 1st class value in eleven sheets.
179 | £45
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: Wellington: 1826 to 1837 covers (6), incl. ''No. 2'' Receiving house, redirected from Wellington with ''Try Somerset'', u.d.c's, mileage mark, etc.
412 £450
1847-54 embossed 6d. dull lilac with watermark upright and reversed, mint marginal example from the left of the sheet with large part toned original gum, cut into at base and right, light bends, attractive pale colour. S.G. 58, Spec. H3(1), cat. £18,000. Photo.
601 £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, used with Jersey c.d.s., short perfs. at top and left, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. £1,400. Photo.
782 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 2s.6d. collection, 1953 to 1957, editions complete less PPR 15mm Oct. 1953 and Nov. 1953 (S.G. F8 and F10), and Mar. 1954 with K.G.VI panes (S.G. F14, F14a), incl. some mixed watermark variations with Aug. 1955 (2), Sept. 1955 (3), Oct. 1955 (3), Nov. 1955 (3), Jan. 1956 (2), a few with slight toning. (66)
965 | £820
2012 Christmas Issue self-adhesive Sheetlets with blank labels for photographs: 87p value in seventy seven sheets.
180 | £140
Postal History: Sussex: Brighton: Instructional Marks: 1845 to 1861 selection of covers, comprising More To Pay (8), Postage Not Paid to London (2) and manuscript ''Left this place''.
413 £900
1847-54 embossed 6d. mauve with watermark inverted and reversed, unused (regummed), just touched at left, otherwise good margins, a few small peripheral thins under gum, of fine appearance with good deep colour. S.G. 60wj, Spec. H3(3), cat. £18,500. Photo.
602 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, used with light struck c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
783 | £1050
1971-2015 duplicated stock of unmounted decimal commemorative sets in five stockbooks and loose contained in a carton. (many 100s)
966 | £980
2012 Christmas Issue Sheetlets with blank labels for photographs: £1.28 value in sixty sheets.
181 | £140
Postal History: Sussex: Brighton: Instructional Marks: 1852 to 1861 selection of covers, incl. Too Late (4), Prohibited Enclosure, More To Pay, Of the Nature of a Letter, etc. (10 items)
416 | £60
Surface Printed: 1884 printed ''SCHEME SHOWING THE DESIGNS AND COLOURS OF THE STAMPS THAT WILL BE IN USE AFTER APRIL THE 1ST, 1884.'', and showing the 1883-84 1/2d. to 1s. incl. 5d. with line under ''d'', 1882-83 £5, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. & £1, on buff card (165 x 218mm), small portion missing at lower right clear of 'stamps' and a few stains as usual, otherwise fine.
603 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, fine used with neat central c.d.s., well centred, a few shortish perfs., S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
784 | £320
A duplicated accumulation of mainly unmounted mint miniature sheets in two stockbooks with issues to 2012.
969 | £130
First Day Covers: 1937 to 1965, a selection of f.d.c's, some illustrated incl. 1951 Festival, 1953 Coronation (2), 1957 Jamboree with Sutton Coldfield slogan (2), 1960 General Letter Office, 1961 Post Office Bank, 1963 Red Cross, etc., mainly fine. (25)
182 | £55
Postal History: Sussex: Brighton: Overseas Destinations: 1828 to 1895 seven covers to France, Germany, India and U.S.A.
417 £200
Surface Printed: 1855–57 4d. carmine watermark small garter on blued paper pair fine on 1855 (Dec. 12) entire letter from Nottingham to Amsterdam, cancelled ''583'' numerals, a few perfs. just blunted, filing folds well clear of adhesives. S.G. 62. Photo.
604 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green used with indistinct oval cancellation, centred low to left, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
785 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Commemoratives: A collection of unmounted mint commemorative issues, complete from 1953 Coronation to 1999 Royal Wedding, incl. 1960s Phophor sets with 1963 Red Cross set in blocks of four, first few issues with toning, otherwise fine. (100s)
970 | £160
First Day Covers: 1948 to 1966, a selection of f.d.c's, some illustrated incl. 1948 Olympic Games (2, one with Olympic slogan), 1949 UPU with Tangier c.d.s's, 1953 Coronation (4), 1957 Jamboree with Sutton Coldfield slogan (3), 1957 46th Inter-Parliamentary Conference with London SW1 handstamp, 1962 National Productivity (2, one with special slogan), 1963 Freedom from Hunger, etc., mainly fine. (33)
183 | £85
Postal History: Sussex: Brighton: Redirected Mail: 1850 to 1891 covers (7) card and front, incl. a ''round the world postcard'', etc. (9 items)
422 | £450
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems, a selection from position TF but not the watermark error, comprising 3d. (2), 6d. (10, 2 in pairs with TE), 1s. (5, one with watermark inverted), also 1865–67 watermark emblems TF 6d. plate 5 (2), 9d. plate 4 and 1s. (4, one on cover), mainly good to fine, five with certificates.
605 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green used with neat pair of light c.d.s. cancellation, small internal tear, otherwise a good example with strong colour. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
788 | £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1957 Scouts 4d. continuous coil leaders, 4d. for 480 stamps roll number ''5'' with twenty-one stamps attached, fine and very scarce, only 37 coils respectively sold. S.G. 558. Photo.
972 £70
Postage Dues: 1914-23 1/2d. to 1s. set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, also 2d. and 1s. with type 26 overprint, fine with gum. S.G. D1s-D8s, cat. £385+. Photo.
185 £170
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: 1860 Dobbs, Kidd & Co. multicoloured Valentine, pierced ad embossed, with floral enclosure, the centre with an envelope attached, with ''A Prize Worth Seeking for'' written above and below, containing an amusing gift, with a handwritten play on words, with accompanying 1860 (Feb. 13) envelope, a rare and charming item. Photo.
423 £230
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 HJ variety watermark inverted, an unused example with part original gum, reperforated but very scarce. S.G. 84Wi, cat. £8,250. Photo.
606 £580
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 deep green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, with tone spots and bent corner perf. at lower right, with large part original gum, scarce. S.G. 403s, Spec. N72 (2)t, cat. £3,250+. Photo.
790 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge, a selection of mainly varieties, incl. 3d. and 6d. (phosphor) set affixed to Harrison & Sons presentation card, 3d. (ordinary) unmounted mint block of six from the top left corner of the sheet [R. 2/3] showing flaw to foot of bridge, 3d. (ordinary) unmounted mint block of nine from left of sheet [R. 9/3] showing damage to bridge, 6d. (phosphor) unmounted mint single showing carmine-red major colour shift to right, etc. (10 items)
974 £250
Postage Dues: 1914-23 1d. carmine used on the first day of issue, tied to locally used envelope, tied by neat ''LEWISHAM/20 AP/14'' c.d.s. which was posted unpaid, a fine clean first day cover, rare. S.G. D2. Photo.
187 £140
Mail to Overseas Destinations: Aden: 1881 (Sept. 15) cover addressed to ''Revd N.B. Lodge R.N., H.M.S. Eclipse, Care of Postmaster, Aden, Arabia'' franked by 1881 5d. indigo cancelled by ''SIDMOUTH'' squared circle, backstamped at Sidbury, attractive double rate cover to a Naval ship at Aden. Photo.
426 £350
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 NF, unused (regummed), small faults at base, otherwise good appearance. Brandon certificate (2008)S.G. 87, Spec. J92(2), cat. £4,000 Photo.
607 £1600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 404, Spec. N72(3), cat. £4,800. Photo.
791 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge, a collection of items signed by the designer Andrew Restall, comprising letter to a Mr. Douglas regarding preliminary sketches, card with phosphor set and signed, ordinary set on two cards signed, ordinary set in cylinder blocks of nine signed in margins, ordinary set used on f.d.c. addressed by the designer, two ordinary sets used on signed f.d.c's, and ordinary set used on signed cover used on the last dy of the South Queensferry cancellation.
975 £350
First Day Covers: Postage Dues: 1914–23 2d. agate used on first day of issue on April 20th 1914 unpaid envelope sent locally in Norwood, handstruck ''2D/754'' on front, fine. S.G. D4. Photo.
188 £190
Mail to Overseas Destinations: Chile: 1886 (Oct. 9) cover addressed to ''Captain Brackenbury R.N., H.M.S. Hyacinth, Coquimbo, Chili, South America'' inscribed ''Supplementary mail via Lisbon'' franked with 1883 4d. green cancelled ''NEWBURY/544'' duplex, backstamped at Valparaiso and Coquimbo, minor imperfections at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
427 £2600
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, exceptionally fine used with neat Edinburgh ''131'' Brunswick Star numeral. A very rare stamp. P.T.S. certificate (2014). S.G. 87c, unpriced. Photo.
608 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, used with c.d.s. cancellations, couple of shortish perfs., otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 404, Spec. N72(3), cat. £1,600. Photo.
793 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, fine. S.G. 659, 660, cat. £450. Photo.
976 £1750
First Day Covers: Postage Dues: 1914–23 5d. brownish cinnamon, used on first day of issue on April 20th 1914 unpaid envelope, registered sent locally in Norwood, handstruck ''POSTED OUT/OF COURSE/54'' on front, fine and extremely rare. S.G. D7. Photo.
198 £80
Postal Stationery: 1d. pink envelope registered from Norwich to Constantinople, uprated with 1d. plate 43 IG-IH pair and JG single, with 1870 1/2d. rose plate 13 DT below, used 1879 (Oct. 25), with British Post Office receiver c.d.s. on reverse, fine. Photo.
428 £680
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 1s. green plate 2 MIA a fresh unmounted mint example from the left of the sheet, vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 90, Spec. J101(2), cat £3,000. Photo.
609 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green fine used with neat central overlapping c.d.s's, pencil note on reverse. S.G. 404, Spec. N72(3), cat. £1,600. Photo.
794 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge, a selection of mainly cylinders, incl. 3d. (ordinary) complete sheet from cylinder 2A dot [R. 15/1] dotted ''3'', 3d. (ordinary) cylinder 3A dot and no dot blocks of six and eight, cylinder 4A dot and no dot, 3d. (phosphor) cylinder 4A no dot block of six, 6d. (phosphor) cylinder 2A dot block of twelve, etc. (26 items)
977 | £140
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: A collection in nine boxed albums, incl. range of booklets, Alderney 1983 to 1999 largely complete unmounted mint, Jersey and Guernsey with Occupation issues then both largely complete from 1958 to 1999 unmounted mint (also some used), also Isle of Man largely complete from 1958 to 1999 unmounted mint (also some used), mainly fine. (100s)
199 £160
Postal Stationery: c.1895 Q.V. 3d. embossed s.t.o. on Thornton-Pickard parcel post label, with illustration of camera printed in blue, fine. Photo.
429 £1600
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 1s. green plate 2 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, an attractive neatly cancelled example with ''75'' numeral of Birmingham. P.T.S. certificate (2014) erroneously states 'cancelled with a black ''75'' in London Diamond', also states 're-perforated at base', which we believe is actually partial double perfs. from jumped comb. S.G. 90c, unpriced. Photo.
610 £600
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, used with slightly heavy c.d.s., fine. S.G. 404, cat. £1,600. Photo.
795 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge, a selection of mainly f.d.c's, incl. 3d. and 6d. (phosphor) used on two f.d.c's with North Queensferry cancellations, 3d. (ordinary) two used on pieces with North Queensferry Fife steel and plastic cancels, etc. (17 items)
978 | £95
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: 1941-96 mint collection in six albums and two folders with sets and miniature sheets virtually complete for Guernsey, Jersey, also I.O.M., etc. (100s)
201 £80
Postal Stationery: 1912 O.H.M.S. 1d. carmine on buff postal stationery envelope (124 x 284mm) with ''On the Official Business of the/Board of Agriculture & Fisheries'' diagonally at top left, lightly toned and with small crease through part of the impression, otherwise fine and scarce. Huggins & Baker EO63. Photo.
431 £230
Surface Printed: 1865-67 3d. rose plate 4 RK imperforate plate proof on white unwatermarked paper, with ample to large margins, pressed creases, otherwise of fine appearance, without gum. S.G. Spec. J28/29, cat. £3,800. Photo.
611 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green with indistinct cancellations, a few blunted perfs., slightly soiled, otherwise a good used copy. S.G. 404 cat. £1,600. Photo.
796 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d. (ordinary) lower left corner cylinder block of nine (perfs. split between second and third columns) showing an inking flaw which virtually obliterates the ''1964'' and ''3d'' on the stamps in the third column, some marginal creasing and perf. re-inforcement, one variety stamp fine unmounted, most unusual. S.G. 659var. Photo.
979 | £90
Channel Islands: A duplicated mint (mainly unmounted) accumulation in three stockbooks and a Lindner album with Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey. (100's)
203 | £100
Postal Stationery: Lettercards: 1892-1970 collection of unused and used, H&B LCP1-LCP30, fair to fine. (99 items)
432 £1150
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter plate 4d. vermilion 11 AL imperforate with watermark inverted, very fine unused (without gum), with good to very large margins. S.G. 94a, Spec. J58a, cat. £8,000. Photo.
614 | £820
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 2s.6d., seven mint and unused shades incl. sepia ('Seal brown') with R.P.S. certificate (2005), a few of the usual light bends or wrinkles, a good to fine attractive group. S.G. 399-400. (7)
801 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 3d. variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W54a, cat. £975, EC F1981Ma (12 known). Photo.
982 | £190
Channel Islands: Locals: A collection in an album, incl. Herm with 1957 Royal Visit sets mint and used, and set on f.d.c., 1960 Refugee sets mint and used, Commodore issues with Alderney, Sark, etc. (100's)
205 £130
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A68 (forme 3), inside has ''The Economic Life Assurance Society'' advertisment, used 1841 (Aug. 16) from Canterbury to London with black Maltese Cross, vertical filing fold and reinforced seal area, otherwise fine. Photo.
433 £380
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 6 OI with watermark inverted, unused (regummed), light horizontal bend and wing margin reperforated at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 97wi, Spec. J74(2)d, cat. £6,000. Photo.
615 £1000
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown, a very fresh unmounted mint upper left corner marginal block of four, the right pair affected by a pre-printing paper crease. S.G. Spec. N64(3), cat. £2,600. Photo.
802 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 3d. variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, unmounted mint, repaired at lower-left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. W54a, cat. £975, EC F1981Ma (12 known). Photo.
985 | £2500
Lundy Island: An accumulation in an album, folder, loose in packets, incl. 1929-30 set of five imperforate proofs (12p. has ''H'' for ''L''), 1935 ''Tramtickets'' 3d. (00595, 01666, 01572), 1936 Air sets mint (2),1939 Anniversary set mint and used on plain f.d.c., 1939 Red Cross set mint, 1943 Anniversary sets mint (2), used on plain f.d.c., 1943 Wright Brothers set mint and set used on plain f.d.c's (2), 1943 Wright Brothers unadopted 3p. essays (6), 1943 11/2p. on 12p. and 21/2p. on 6p. used on plain f.d.c., 1950 Air set mint, 1951 Birds set on f.d.c., 1989 R.S.P.B. sheetlets of nine second printing types A and B on first day covers, also imperforate sheetlet with right hand three vertical rows, with the left hand vertical strips of three printed on reverse, range of varieties, cancellations, f.d.c's, ephemera, etc. (many 100s)
206 £520
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A69 (forme 3), used 1840 (July 13), cancelled solely by London tombstone in red, also with indistinct two line handstamp in black above, a few pressed creases and peripheral imperfections. Rare. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. £12,000. Photo.
434 £350
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 4 NL fine unused (regummed), good colour, a scarce stamp. S.G. 98, cat. £4,800. Photo.
616 £480
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 2s.6d., a fine mint example, with part redistributed original gum. PEGB certificate (1993) states ''S.G. Spec. N64(5), Cinnamon-brown'', sold with this opinion only and not subject to return. Photo.
803 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d. (ordinary) in an unmounted mint vertical pair from the top right corner of the sheet, showing variety grossly misperforated, most unusual. S.G. 659 var. Photo.
986 | £3500
Lundy: A collection in three albums, incl. 1936 large Map set mint, 1939 Anniversary set used on f.d.c., 1940 Red Cross set mint, 1/2p. and 12p. with overprint inverted mint, 1943 Wright Brothers sets mint and used, and set used on two f.d.c's, 1950 Air set mint, 1967 Torry Canyon Distaster imperforate sheet of four, 1969 Appeal 1p. on 9p. mint, 1989 R..P.B. 3p. mint sheets types A and B, varieties, booklets, presentation packs, f.d.c., etc. (100's)
207 £300
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A145, used 1840 (Aug. 11), cancelled to the right of Britannia by a superb red Maltese Cross, addressed to ''Captain The Hon. Sir A(shley) Maude'' (1786-1841), very fine. Photo.
435 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 8 TF imprimatur, with ample to large margins, small areas of light toning, otherwise fine, without gum. S.G. Spec. J32, cat. £2,500. Photo.
618 £520
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 2s.6d. very deep brown, fine mint example with redistributed original (lightly toned) gum, attractive example with good colour. R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. Spec. N64(11), cat. £2,250. Photo.
804 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d. (ordinary) unmounted mint block of four from top of sheet, showing pre-perforating paper fold resulting in partly imperforate between stamp and margin at top, fine. S.G. 659v ar. Photo.
987 | £240
Lundy: A mint and used collection in an album incl. 1940 Red Cross overprinted set mint, selection of covers and cards and a few other Islands. (few 100)
208 £1900
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and later printed envelopes: 1840 (July 27) 'The Drover' envelope, the gentle pastoral scene, surrounded by ornamental scrolling, showing a drover taking his cows to the milking shed, printed in gold, used to Newbury with two ''WINCHESTER'' c.d.s's, endorsed ''Paid'' and ""P1"" in manuscript, attractive black and red Bathurst family ""Tien Ta Foy"" seal on reverse; clean and uncreased. The only recorded used example. Believed to be the finest of the stampless pictorial envelopes. A spectacular exhibition item. Photo.
436 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 6d. mauve plate 8 SJ imprimatur, with ample to good margins, small imperfections, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. J76, cat. £3,800. Photo.
620 £400
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish-brown with watermark inverted, fine unused (re-gummed) example, trivial perf. imperfection at upper right. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. N64(14)f, cat. £1,800. Photo.
805 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d. (ordinary) unmounted mint single from the right of the sheet, showing pre-perforating paper fold resulting in partly imperforate between stamp and margin, fine. S.G. 659 var. Photo.
 
210 £260
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1888 (Jan. 7) advertising letter sheet for Taylor's Depository, postally used within London, franked by 1881 die II 1d. lilac, has picture of a steam train pulling carriages with a larger version inside as a letter heading depicting the store, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
437 £50
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. deep red-brown plate 1 CJ, very fine used with neat ''466'' barred oval. S.G. 114, cat. £600+. Photo.
621 £190
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 5s. two mint examples, one in a pale shade with light bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 409, Spec. N67. Photo.
806 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 6d. variety light blue omitted, in a vertical strip of eight with the adjoining two stamps partially affected, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 660a, cat. £7,500+, EC GBR1320a - 24 mint known. Photo.
 
211 £170
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1901 (Aug. 29) printed pictorial advertising cover for ''Ye Olde Cheshyre Cheese'' public house in Fleet Street, posted from London to France, franked by 1/2d. green and two 1d. lilacs, two stamps tied by a squared circle and the other by a c.d.s., small tear at right, otherwise a fine and attractive cover. Photo.
438 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1 TA imprimatur, fine, just clear at right, otherwise good to very large margins, with strong colour and very fresh. S.G. Spec. J97, cat. £5,000. Photo.
624 £230
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, fine with large part typically toned original gum. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(1)t, cat. £1,250. Photo.
810 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d., the set of four singles with agate omitted, Bindweed stamp with a few toned perfs. on reverse and a little gum disturbance, Ox-eye Daisy stamp with a short perf., otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare set. S.G. 717pd-720pd, cat. £18,000, EC GBR1434a - one mint block, 3 sets of singles, and 3 further singles known. Photo.
 
213 £80
Cancellations: 1862 (Mar. 21) envelope, addressed to the future Prime Minister Disraeli, bearing 1856-58 1d. BI, neatly tied by ''120'' Ringwood error of numeral to London. Photo.
439 £270
Surface Printed: 1867–80 watermark spray 2/- dull blue plate 1 PKA fine and very scarce on 1877 (Jan. 1) double rate cover from London to Mexico, tied by London ''94'' duplex, with ''25cs'' at lower-left. Photo.
626 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine used block of four, cancelled by ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s's, a trifle soiled, otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. Spec. N67(1), cat. £1,800+. Photo.
811 £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 9d. se-tenant strip of three with margin at right, variety red and blue omitted, affects the left stamp, also with phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. 779ab, cat. £3,800, EC GBR1558b - 40 strips known. Photo.