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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 114

Tuesday 25th April 2017

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1 £27000
A mint and used collection in a Philatelic album, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope and 2d. lettersheet unused, 1d. envelope used (2), 1840 1d. black (6, two on cover, each with four margins) and 2d. blue (2), 1841 1d. reds with numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Cross, 1841-51 2d. pair used, 1847-54 embossed 6d. (3), 10d. (2, one on piece), 1s. (4) used, 1854-57 Small Crown perf. 16 2d. (3) used, perf. 14 2d. used, 1858 2d. plates 7 to 9 and 12 to 15 unused (with part original gum or regummed), 1864-79 plates 71 to 225 (less 77) complete mint and used, 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 complete unused (some with part original gum or regummed, plate 9 without gum) and used, 1870 11/2d. plates (1) and 3 unused (regummed), Surface Printed unused (some regummed, others with part original gum) with 1855-57 Large Garter 4d., Emblems 6d., 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d. plates 3 and 4, 9d., 1s., 1865-73 3d., 4d. plates 7, 9 to 14, 6d., 9d., 1s., 1867-80 3d. plates 5, 6, 8, 10, 6d. plates 8 and 9, 1s. plates 4 to 7, 9d., 10d., 2s. blue, 1872-73 6d. (4), 1873-80 Anchor 21/2d. plates 1 to 3, Orb 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 3 to 17, 21/2d. blue plates 17 to 20, Spray 3d. plates 11 to 20, 6d. plates 13 to 17, 1s. green plates 8 to 13, 1s. red, Garter 4d. vermilion, 4d. sage-green plates 15 to 17, 8d., 1880-83 21/2d. plates 21 to 23, 4d. plates 20, 21, 4d. plates 17 and 18, 6d. plates 17 and 18, 1s. plates 13 and 14, 3d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d., 1880-81 11/2d., 2d., 5d., 1881 die I 1d. (also die II overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., 1883-83 lilac and green set and 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s., surface printed extensive used with 1867-83 Maltese Cross 5s. plates 1 and 2 (2), 10s., £1, Large Anchor 5s. plate 4, 10s. and £5, 1883-84 2s.6d. (2), 5d. (2), 10s. (2), 1884 Crowns £1 brown, 1888 Orbs £1 brown and 1887-92 £1 green, 1902-10 to £1 mint and used, Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s. mint, 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to £1 mint and used, 1918-19 Bradbury to 10s. mint and used, 1924-26 to 1s. mint, 1929 PUC £1 mint and used, few K.G.V. watermarks, 1934 re-engraved set mint, 1939-49 set mint, etc., later to 1960's phosphor sets, also two Waterlow presentation cards bearing 1951 Festival set and 1955-58 Castle sets, range of covers, mixed condition but many of fine appearance. (100s)
202 £1250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s. slate-blue NG on crown watermark, with Glasgow Sept. 1881 c.d.s., strong colour, odd slightly shortish perf. but one of the finest surviving used examples of this very rare stamp. Cat. £3,800. Photo.
449 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 CD, fine used with small to large margins, tied to 1840 (Aug. 11) cover to London by red Maltese Cross, leaving profile clear, attractive cover. S.G. Spec. AS23. Ex. Moon. Photo.
709 £220
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac OB good used with registered datestamps, diagonal crease and slightly grubby. S.G. 185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
963 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Racket Sports 81/2p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, margin ragged at right and left stamp with small imperfections in lower margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1022a, cat. £3,750, EC GBR2044a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
2 | £5000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. collection in a boxed album, incl. 1840 1d. Mulready envelope used, 1840 1d. black used (18, one on piece and one on cover), 1841 1d. red singles (143, one with one dubious red Maltese Cross, and five used on cover) and pairs (3, one on cover), 1841 1d. blue singles (17, one on cover), pairs (4, one on cover) and strip of three, wide range of later line engraved with 1854-57 Small Crown perf. 16. 1d. strip of four, 2d. (2), perf. 14 2d., Large Crown perf. 16 1d. singles (3, one on piece) and pair, 1870 1/2d. plate 1 on piece, 1870 11/2d on piece, 1855-57 4d. singles (18), vertical pair used alongside embossed 1s. on envelope to Turin, 6d. (17, two on cover), 1s. (11, one on cover), 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (26, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', one on piece and one on cover with 6d.), 6d. (23, five on cover), 9d. (8), 1s. (7), 1865-73 4d. (30, one on cover), 6d. (11), 9d. (2), 1s. (6, two on cover), 1867-80 4d. singles (30, one on cover) and block of four with telegraph cancellation, 6d. (22, three on cover), 9d. (9), 10d. (13), 1s. (19, one on cover), 2s. blue singles (7) and pair on piece, 1872-73 6d. chestnut (12), 6d. grey (6), 1867-83 Maltese Cross 5s. (3), 1873-80 Anchor 21/2d. (7), Orb 21/2d. rosy-mauve (29, four on cover), 21/2d. blue (8, one on cover), Spray 3d. (37), 6d. (22, one on cover), 1s. (14), 1s. plate 13, Large Garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 (3), 4d. sage-green (9), 8d. (6), 1880-83 21/2d. (22, one on cover), 3d. (8), 3d. on 3d. (5), 4d. (5), 6d. (6), 6d on 6d. singles (8) and pair, 1s. (8), 1880-81 duplicated to 2d. (8) and 5d. (11), 1881 Die I and II selection, 1883-83 2s.6d. (10), 5s. (11), 10s. (7), etc., imperfs. with mixed margins, some high values with parcel cancellations, varied condition. (100s)
203 £620
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with uncleared corner squares, dated ''June 23 1875''. The 5s. is the scarcest of the telegraph die proofs, this date unlisted by Gibbons. Cat. £1,350. Photo.
450 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 CH, a very fine and attractive used example with ample to large margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS23. Ex. Moon. Photo.
710 £230
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac QC used with Wool Exchange c.d.s and ''C.H.B./G.P.O.'' boxed cancellations, fine, S.G.185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
965 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Queen Mother 12p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, light gum wrinkle at top otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1129a, cat. £3,000, EC GBR2258a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
3 | £4000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A surface printed collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (4 one with watermark inverted), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. unused, used (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (3), 1865-67 3d., 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 9d. and 1s., 1867-80 2s. brown AD (re -perfed), 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. HG used (straight edge at left), 1880-83 3d. and 6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1880-81 1d. complete used reconstruction, 5d. block of four overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1881 1d. lilac die II printed on gummed side mint with R.P.S. certificate (2005), 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac OC used, 1883 or 84 21/2d., 3d., 5d., 6d., 9d. and 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1887-92 £1 green AD used, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
204 £1350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 1 AF-DJ, complete pane of twenty used in Manchester Feb. 12 1876 (early usage), some perf. faults and splitting but clean with excellent colour. One of only two known complete used panes (both used in the same location). S.G. T13, cat. £4,000+. Photo.
451 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 EC, fine used with clear to very large margins, displaying trace of adjoining impression at upper left, tied to 1840 (Aug. 12) cover to Edinburgh by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Ex. Moon. Photo.
711 £650
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac EB, used with London c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, fine. S.G. 186, cat. £4,500. Photo.
966 £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 College of Arms 31p. in a marginal strip of four, the left marginal pair variety imperforate (with faint trace of two vertical indents only at right), fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 1239a, cat. £15,000, EC GBR2478a - 2 to 4 pairs known. Photo.
4 | £2700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1840 1d. black (16), 2d. blue (7) used, 1841 1d's with a complete reconstruction, 2d. blues, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1870-74 11/2d. JI-JJ mint pair, range of underprints, shades, cancellations, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
205 £100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 1 CB imperforate colour standard handstamped Specimen type 9, with full gum, fresh with large margins. Scarce. S.G. Spec. 231t, cat. £425. Photo.
454 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 LK-LL, attractive used pair tied to 1840 (Aug. 31) piece by red Maltese Crosses, touched or close at left and upper right, otherwise with close to large margins. S.G. Spec. AS23. Ex. Moon. Photo.
714 | £950
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' A collection on leaves, incl. 1/2d. to 1s. (both) mint also 5d. die I mint, 1s. green and carmine used block of four, £1 green JD and OC, range of shades with 2d. green and scarlet mint, duplication, etc., varied condition. (100s)
967 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Royal Mail 31p. in a lower left corner traffic light strip of four, the corner pair variety imperforate, cut close at top, the right stamp with bend and small gum fault otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (2000). S.G. 1292a, cat. £4,500+, EC GBR2584a - 12 pairs known. Photo.
5 | £3800
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a boxed album, incl. 1840 1d. black, 2d. blue used (latter with four margins), 1841 1d. red unused, 1841-51 2d. unused (four margins, faults), 1847-54 Embossed 6d., 10d. 1s. used, 1854-57 selection, 1870 1/2d. and 11/2d. mint, surface printed to 1s. unused and 5s. used, 1883-84 2s.6d. to 10s. unused and used, 1883-84 lilac and green set unused, 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. mint and £1 used, K.E.VII to 10s. mint and £1 used, 1912-24 to 1s. mint, 1913 Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. mint and used, 1924-26 to 1s. mint, 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. mint and used, 1929 PUC £1 used, 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, range of postage dues with 1914-22, 1924-31, 1936-37 and 1937-38 sets mint, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
206 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 1 FF, part original gum, good centring and colour, some slight marks and minor paper adhesion. One of the finest examples of this scarce stamp. S.G. T13, cat. £1,100. Photo.
455 | £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 QJ and TI, used with full margins, red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23.
715 | £240
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 'Jubilee' A mint selection with basic set to both 1s., additional 11/2d. block of four and corner single (both unmounted), 2d. pair, 21/2d., 4d. and 1s. green and carmine, plus a selection of 1/2d. vermilion controls (9), varied condition, mainly fine. (29 items)
970 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Bicentennary of Ordnance Survey 24p. in a lower left corner cylinder block of fifteen (5 x 3), the top left stamp variety black (litho) and magenta printings double, the one below with the same variety to a lesser degree, the adjacent vertical pair showing slight doubling of the black, the ''1A'' and ''1B'' cylinder numbers also doubled, fine unmounted mint, a very scarce multiple. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1578Eb, cat. £6,400+, EC GBR3156b - circa 10 known. Photo.
7 | £1350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II used collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (3), 2d blue, 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d., 1s., 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d. and 1s., 1887-92 Jubilee £1 green BB, 1902-13 to £1, 1913 Waterlow 10s. and £1 dull blue-green, 1929 P.U.C. £1, etc., varied condition. (100's)
207 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 2 AB, perf. 15 x 15½, superb used example with neat Cardiff Docks c.d.s., very scarce so fine. S.G. T13, cat. £375. Photo.
456 | £6000
1840 1d. black plate 5, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AA, AH, AL (3), BC, CA, CD, CE, CF, CH, CI, CK (2), DB, DD, DG, DI, DJ, ED, EH, FF (2), FJ, GA (2), GB, GG, GI, GL (2), HB, HD, HE, HF, HL, II, IJ (2), JG, JJ, JK, KE, LB, LD, LF, LG, LJ, MC, MD (2), MF, MJ, NH, NK, NL, OB (2, one on cover), OE, OH, OJ (2), PC, PH (2), QA, QD, QJ, RH (2), SB, SC, SD, SJ, TC, TH, TK, also plate 6 RI, 7 ML, with various notations highlighting re-entries, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (77)
716 | £320
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. (both) set, with a few additional shades, incl. die I 5d., mint, mainly fine. S.G. 197-211, 213-214.
973 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians unissued Joyce Grenfell 30p. with sheet margin at foot (folded through perfs.), small light finger mark on gum and margin with gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce, issued with a face value of 37p. S.G. 2043 var, see footnote, cat. £2,800, EC GBR4086a - circa 30 mint known. Photo.
8 | £2600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.V. collection in stockbooks, albums, on Hagner pages, leaves and loose in two cartons, predominantly used incl. stockbook of 1841 1d. red-browns cancelled by Maltese Crosses, collection of alphabet I imperf. 1d. reds, extensive duplicated later line engraved mainly unplated and arranged by lettering, used surface printed to 1s., mint incl. Machin high values to £5, Castles to £5 in block of four, Britannia £10 block of four, range of Q.E.II commemoratives in blocks (many corner or marginal) of four or more, etc. Ex. Moon. (1,000s)
208 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 2 BF, Perf. 15 x 15½, superb used, very scarce so fine. S.G. T13, cat. £375. Photo.
457 £85
1840 1d. black plate 5 GH with close to good margins all round, used on 1840 (July 27) cover from London to Wakefield, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with Wakefield and London datestamps on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
717 | £420
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. (both) used set incl. 5d. die I, some shades incl. 2d. green and scarlet, 3d. purple on orange (R.P.S. certificate, 2002), light creasing at lower left, 41/2d. green and deep bright carmine, etc., varied condition, many fine with c.d.s. cancellations. (23)
975 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Winners complete set of 29 sheetlets of six, and 2012 Paralympics Gold Medal Winners complete set of 34 sheetlets of two, in a hingeless Davo album. S.G. 3342a-3370a, 3372a-3405a.
9 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two albums, thirteen stockbooks, seven cover albums, leaves and loose in packets, incl. 1840 1d. black (3), 2d., 1847--54 Embossed 6d. used vertical pair, Q.E.II with f.d.c's, Channel Islands with Guernsey 1940 Centenary 2d. bisects on covers (35), much duplication, etc. (many 1,000's)
209 £270
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 2 GB-HC, Perf. 15 x 15½ reconstructed used block of four, the right-hand pair with vertical crease, some light staining. The only block of four known to us of this plate. S.G. T13, cat. £1,500 Photo.
458 £180
1840 1d. black plate 5 JH, very fine used with good to large even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Ex. Moon. Photo.
718 £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion with ''PEARS'/SOAP'' advertisement in orange outline letters on reverse, light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. K27m, cat. £625+. Photo.
976 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: An accumulation on stockpages with singles and multiples, range of cylinder blocks, booklet panes mostly with cylinder numbers, selection of missing phosphors, 4d. 'Method' pane ex Cook booklet on uncoated paper with good perfs., etc.
10 | £1450
1840 to 2014 collection in five boxed hingless DAVO albums with a range of earlier issues used in mixed condition from 1840 1d., range of surface printed with values to 10s., 1887-1900 to 1s. (both) mint, 1902-13 1s. mint, later issues mint (much unmounted) incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. to £1 set of six, Wildings with graphites, apparently complete run of commemoratives with phopshors, Officials, Postage Duesmostly mint, etc. (100's)
210 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 2 AF, Perf. 14, watermark Maltese Cross, very fine used example with neat Brighton c.d.s., some slightly short perfs. at right, nevertheless fine for this. S.G. T14, Spec. 233. cat. £600. Photo.
459 £130
1840 1d. black plate 5 JK with small to large margins all round, used on 1840 (Sept. 5) cover from Derby to Manchester, cancelled by oily red Maltese Cross with Derby datestamp at left. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
719 £140
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 11/2d. dull purple and pale green with watermark inverted, mint with large part original gum, short perf. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 198wi, Spec. K29b, cat. £1,200. Photo.
977 £110
Decimal Machins: A group comprising imperf. 2nd PiP self-adhesive pair, 6p. yellow-olive phosphor omitted, and 31/2p. deep olive-green OCP/PVAD block of four, mainly fine.
11 | £1400
A mainly used Q.V. accumulation on stock pages, incl. 1840 2d., 1841 2d. (5), 1847-54 Embossed group, 1867-83 5s. plates 1 and 2 (the latter with tiny tear at base), £1 (with perfin), 1884 £1 (major faults), 1883-84 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s. (4), 1887-92 duplicated to £1 used with c.d.s. and manuscript (also to both 1s. mint), wide range of Surface Printed mint or unused, range of cancellations, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
211 £750
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 3 BI imprimatur, abnormal on Maltese Cross watermarked paper (issued stamps from this plate were on Anchor watermarked paper), usual gum wrinkles but a fine examples with good margins and large part original gum. Very scarce item with fewer than ten known in private hands. S.G. Spec. 232, cat. £2,200. Photo
460 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 LC, fine used with small to large margins, very lightly cancelled by red-brown Maltese Cross, a few pressed wrinkles. S.G. Spec. AS25. Ex. Moon. Photo.
720 £500
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and scarlet, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh unmounted. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
979 | £800
Decimal Machins: An accumulation in envelopes from the John Deering specialised new issue service, for the years 1992 to 1994, with cylinder and warrant number blocks, high values, coil strips, many booklets incl. folded cylinders, Window NVI incl. scarce plate numbers, Walsall blind at base and bar books, Christmas books, flaws, etc.
13 | £1800
A mainly used collection in eleven stockbooks, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1840 1d. black (2, one fine with four margins and one very poor on piece) and 2d. blue, wide range of imperf. and perf. 1d. reds, 1847-54 6d., 10d. and 1s., surface printed to 2s. blue, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s., 10s. (cleaned), watermark Anchor £1, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s., 1884 £1 brown-lilac, 1887-92 Jubilee £1 with perfin, K.E.VII to £1 used with parcel cancellation, etc., some duplication, very mixed condition, also some Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey. (100s)
212 £680
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 3 HI plate proof on white wove unwatermarked paper, very fine with excellent margin, scarce. Thought to be one of only seven in private hands. Rare. Cat. £725. Photo.
461 | £820
1840 1d. black plate 5 LK-LL pair used on 1841 (Feb. 10) cover, plate 8 OE used on 1840 (Sept. 28) cover, RC used on 1840 (Dec. 17) printed letter, also fourteen unplated examples, very mixed condition.
721 £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and orange, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (1975). S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
980 | £320
Decimal Machins: A group of imperforate pairs comprising 1/2p. turquoise PCP, 7p. purple-brown centre band (head B2), 9p. deep violet, 121/2p. light emerald, 16p. olive-drab, 18p. deep olive-grey (2 pairs) and 40p. turquoise-blue, also blocks of eight or ten parlty imperf. (showing indents) with 21/2p. magenta FCP/GA, 61/2p. greenish blue centre band (head B1) and 50p. ochre-brown non phosphor, a few gum wrinkles, mainly fine. (11 items)
14 | £820
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, incl. range of mint and used 1d. reds, 1870 11/2d. unused with part original gum (2), range of surface printed with 1883-83 5s. used, K.E.VII with 1902-10 values to 1s. mint and 2s.6d. used, 1d. corner pairs with controls (9), 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. (2) used, 1934 re-engraved set used, 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, 1951 Festival set mint, 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d., 10s. and £1, postage dues, postal fiscals, etc., range of covers with Q.V. stampless entires, few incoming with Hong Kong, 1924 incoming cover from France franked 25f. pair with G.B. 11/2d. chestnut postage due alongside, also two empty boxed albums, very mixed condition. (100s)
213 £140
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 3 BG watermark Anchor, on slightly bluish paper used with neat Wexford c.d.s., a few perfs. slightly toned and minute tear at base, otherwise fine. S.G. T15, Spec. L234, cat. £1,100. Photo.
462 £120
1840 1d. black plate 5 NK, a very fine and attractive used example with ample to large margins, very lightly cancelled by central black Maltese Cross, tiny paper inclusion, Buhler handstamp on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS25. Ex. Moon. Photo.
722 £420
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and deep blue, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
981 | £210
Decimal Machins: A group of errors with missing phosphors incl. 31/2p. OCP/PVA cylinder 1 dot block of six, 5p. OCP/PVA, 71/2p. OCP/PVA single and block of four, missing phosphor booklet panes incl. S.G. prestige booklet se-tenant pane DP57, 6p. OCP/PVA uncoated paper in a block of ten, etc., a few gum wrinkles, mainly fine. (14 items)
15 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of mainly first day covers, in five albums, incl. 1902 1/2d. green on postcard, 1924 Wembley set used on plain f.d.c., 1929 P.U.C. low values on plain f.d.c., 1935 Silver Jubilee set on plain f.d.c., 1936 K.E.VIII 1/2d., 11/2d. and 21/2d. on plain cover with Banff c.d.s's, 1948 Silver Wedding set on illustrated f.d.c., 1953 4d., 1s.3d. and 1s.6d. on illustrated f.d.c., 1959 phosphor-graphite set on two cachet covers, also a collection of Channel Islands, etc. (100's)
214 £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 3 CA, watermark Anchor, handstamped Specimen type 9, with gutter attached, hinged in margin only. some light marks mainly in gutter, rare. One of only 28 possible examples. S.G. T15s, cat. £1,000. Photo.
463 £120
1840 1d. black plate 5 TB, fine used with good to enormous margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, tiny corner bend at upper right does not detract from appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25. Ex. Moon. Photo.
723 £450
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and bright green, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
984 | £150
Decimal Machins: 1/2p. turquoise-blue Harrison photo PCP/PVAD group of imperforate items with pairs (4, one vertical) and a block of four, a few gum wrinkles, mainly fine.
16 | £450
An extensive used later line engraved academic collection of perforated 2d. blues incl. plate 4 SC16 (34 incl. one used on cover) with BH displaying evidence of the 'Spectacles' variety, SC14 (8) incl. BH, plate 5 SC14 (3), SC16 (3), LC16 HA, LC14 (49) incl. used on cover to Scotland, plate 6 LC14 (76), 2d. plates etc., also multiple examples of 1870 1/2d. and 11/2d., mixed condition. Ex. Moon.
215 £1100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 5s. plate 3 DA, watermark Anchor, fine used with Glasgow c.d.s., rare and fine for this. S.G. T15, cat. £1,100
464 | £6000
1840 1d. black plate 6, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AC, AD, AE, AF (2), AG, AL, BB, BE, CB (2), CC CD (2), CE, CF, DA, DB (2), DD, DF (3), DG, DK, EB (2), EH, FA, FC, FE, FH, GA, GF, GI (2), HB, IC, IE, JC, JD, JJ, JK, KA, KC, KG, LL, MA, MB, MD, MF, MH, MK, NL, OG, PB, PD, PK, PL, QD, QH (2), QK, RH, RL, SB, SI, TG, TL, with various notations highlighting re-entries, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (69)
724 £350
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and bright purple, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
985 £320
Decimal Machins: 31/2p. olive-grey Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X858a, cat. £1,200. Photo.
17 | £1050
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in ten albums, five stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) used, 5d. die I used, Seahorses, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors, duplication, etc. (1,000's)
217 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 10s. die proof, in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without plate number or check letters, dated ''Oct 14 1876'' and without endorsement. Design incomplete with head showing large blank area over forehead and nose. Cat. £1,300. Photo.
465 £150
1840 1d. black plate 6 EF, fine used with ample to large even margins, lightly cancelled by near complete strike of red Maltese Cross, attractive example. S.G. Spec. AS41. Ex. Moon. Photo.
725 £400
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and brown, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
986 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 31/2p. deep olive-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, the scarce faulty ink mix error, fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. U116(2), cat. £950. Photo.
18 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI. mainly mint accumulation, incl. 1924 Wembley sets unmounted mint (18), controls, Official with Government Parcels 1883-86 1s. dull green used block of four, Army Official 1896-1901 1d. lilac ''X'' control single, 6d. block of nine, 1902 1d. ''A'' control strips of three (2), etc., varied condition. (100's)
218 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 10s. plate 1 imperforate colour trials in slate-blue (part marginal inscription), claret, dull mauve, brown lilac and ultramarine, good margins, with full or part gum. (5). Cat. £1,625. Photo
466 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 HJ, fine used with close to large even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Ex. Moon. Photo.
726 £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in purple and violet, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Photo.
987 £100
Decimal Machins: 51/2p. violet Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band variety uncoated paper, fine unmounted mint, with normal. S.G. X869a, cat. £400. Photo.
19 | £750
A used imperf. line engraved selection on leaves, comprising 1840 1d. black (2), 2d. blue (6), 1841-51 2d. (8) and range of 1d. reds (46) with blue 1844-type cancellations (3) and a horizontal pair, some with four margins, mixed condition. (43)
219 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 10s. grey-green plate 1 CA, unused (regummed), superb colour and centring, exceptionally fine and rare. Cat. £1,750. Photo.
468 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 IG, used with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, vertical pressed bend otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Ex. Moon. Photo.
728 £550
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 4d. green and purple brown in an unmounted mint block (3 x 8, covering panes D, F and H) with two interval gutters, one shows white ''4'' in one corner, and one with major frame break, some light creasing, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K33, f, g. Photo.
988 £180
Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a top left corner block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X888a, cat. £750. Photo.
20 | £980
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown with numbers 1 to 12 in Cross, 1856 embossed Valentine envelope, franked by 1854-57 1d. (2), used from Norwich to Diss, 1854-57 Embossed 10d. cut to shape used (11), etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
221 £580
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 10s. grey-green plate 1 CF-CH, fine used strip of three with Salisbury c.d.s., fresh and clean. A scarce multiple. Cat. £1,350. Photo.
471 £300
1840 1d. black plate 6 RE used with clear to good margins, tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 (Nov. 24) entire from Newport, Monmouthshire to Llantrisant, unusually with contents in Welsh, soiled, affected by filing folds, but scarce Welsh language usage. S.G. Spec. AS41. Ex. Moon. Photo.
732 £140
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 9d. dull purple and blue, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 14, with small part lightly toned redistributed original gum, small light creases in upper right corner, perfs. a clipped a little close at upper right, otherwise of fine appearance. S.G. 209, Spec. K38t, cat. £1,400. Photo.
989 £150
Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, a few light gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X888a, cat. £750. Photo.
21 | £920
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in nine albums, fourteen stockbooks, five folders, leaves and loose, incl. Seahorses, Q.E.II with booklet panes, Regionals, f.d.c's, Postage dues, etc. (1,000's)
222 £750
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £1 die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm) with uncleared corner squares, dated ''26-10'' in pencil. A scarce proof. Cat. £2,000. Photo.
473 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 TE on bleuté, fine used with clear to large margins, cancelled by two strikes of red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Ex. Moon. Photo.
733 £1950
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 10d. Colour Trial (Wmk. Inverted, Line Perf 14). Very fine top marginal perforated colour trial on blue, gummed, Crown watermarked paper. Head plate printed in purple and duty plate in blue-green. Light diagonal crease at lower right nevertheless an attractive example of this very scarce colour trial. S.G. Spec. K39, cat. £7,000. Ex Maximus. Photo.
991 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 20p. bright green De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1687a, cat. £850. Photo.
22 | £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection of controls in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher to 1s. (7), mint and used, 1937-47 to 1s. (4), etc. (100's)
224 £120
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £1 brown-lilac plate 1 BI, handstamped Specimen type 11, without gum and with some light staining. S.G. T17s, cat. £900. Photo.
474 | £3000
1840 1d. black plate 7, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AA, CA, CB, CD, CF, CJ, DE, DH, DI, EC, FH, FI, GK, HA, IA, JI-JJ pair (faults), KA, KB (2), KE, NA, NB, ND (3), NE, NF, PE, PJ, PL, RB, RE, RH, RK, SA, TL, with various notations highlighting re-entries, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (36)
734 | £880
Officials: A collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue with 1890 5s. rose JE (heavy crease) used, 1899 1s. dull green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Army Official 1896-1901 21/2d. mint strip of four and pair, used block of four, Government Parcels 1883-86 9d. and 1887-90 6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., varied condition. (143)
992 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 39p. grey De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat) two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1709a, cat. £650. Photo.
23 | £400
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in five albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used on cover with red Maltese Cross (four close to small margins), 1887-92 to 1s. mint, 1937-47 2d. and 21/2d. with watermark sideways unmounted mint, 1912-24 to 1s. mint, 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival set unmounted mint, 1952-54 to 1s.6d. mint, 1960's Phosphor sets, postage dues, regionals, f.d.c's, also a selection of world, mixed condition. (100s)
225 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £1 brown-lilac plate 1 BM, used, with two strikes of Glasgow c.d.s. (scarce without box cancellation), small repaired tear at top. S.G. T17, cat. £950. Photo.
475 £90
1840 1d. black plate 7 BE, fine used with ample to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Ex. Moon. Photo.
735 | £80
Officials: A mainly used Q.V. to K.E.VII selection on leaves, incl. Army, Board of Education, Government Parcels, Inland Revenue, Office of Works, etc., not all guaranteed, mixed condition. (33)
993 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 40p. turquoise-blue De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat) two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four, small gum wrinkle at top otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1711a, cat. £1,700. Photo.
24 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.V. selection, incl. 1840 1d. black, range of surface printed issues with values to 5s., some duplication, etc. (few 100's)
226 £120
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £1 plate 1 BO imperforate colour trial in ultramarine, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, with part gum, close margins odd stain spot. Cat. £800. Photo.
476 £100
1840 1d. black plate 7 IF, good to large margins, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. AS41. Photo.
736 £680
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1892 £1 green MD used with neat ''DUNDEE/OC 11/94'' circular datestamp, a few surface stains at lower left, minor perf. bends, otherwise fine. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O16, cat. £2,500. Photo.
994 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 43p. emerald De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat) two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1718a, cat. £600. Photo.
25 | £300
A used perforated line engraved selection on leaves, incl. 1854-57 watermark SC perf. 16 2d. plate 4 (2) and plate 5, perf. 14 2d. plate 4 and 5, watermark LC perf. 16 1d. and 2d., 1856-58 perf. 16 2d., 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 complete (plate 9 with tear), etc., mixed condition. (76)
227 £3500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 plate 1 BD-BE, the unique vertical pair of colour trials in pure gold ink without Specimen handstamp, some light surface rubbing to one stamp (normal for this printing) but without the severe gum creasing usually encountered, crease at right from folding of sheet. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. £10,000. Photo, also on front cover.
477 £180
1840 1d. black plate 7 IJ-IK, used pair with small to large margins, cancelled by vibrant red Maltese Crosses, a few small faults mainly affecting IJ, otherwise good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS44. Ex. Moon. Photo.
737 £110
Officials: Army 1896-1901 1d. lilac showing variety ''OFFICIAI'', fine mint with large part original gum. S.G. O43a, cat. £240. Photo.
995 £150
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 13p. pale chestnut FCP/PVAD centre band, two cylinder 7p18 dot blocks of six, one showing the error at row 18, the other at row 19, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. U218, cat. £800. Photo.
26 | £1450
Line Engraved: 1841 to 1851, a used accumulation of imperf. 1d. reds and 2d. blues in an album, incl. multiples with 2d. strips of three (5), covers, some on piece with 2d. blue pair (four margins) used on large piece, cancellations with blue 1844 types on 1d. reds (3), few 1d. inverted watermarks, range of 1d. reds from black plates, etc., also a few unused 1d. reds incl. one with four margins and small part original gum, mixed margins and condition. (100s)
228 £2500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 die proof, in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without plate number or check letters, dated ''Nov 14 1876'' and without endorsement. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. £3,250. Photo.
478 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 KB, attractive used example with good even margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, a couple of light bends, otherwise very fine. S.G. Spec. AS44. Ex. Moon. Photo.
738 £200
Officials: Army: 1903 6d. pale dull purple with type O6 overprint, used with heavy Bath obliterations, fine. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. O52, cat. £1,600. Photo.
996 £190
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 17 pin: 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD in a block of six with the centre pair showing the error, fine and very scarce. S.G. Spec. U278. Photo.
28 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. selection of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, incl. 1870 11/2d. HC, 1873-80 21/2d. blue BE plate 17, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 CJ, 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion, 2d. (2), 3d., 1s., Office of Works 1896-02 1/2d. vermilion, etc., mixed condition. (11)
229 £270
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 plate 1 AF, imperforate colour trial in claret, faded to grey-lilac. The stamp adjoins a known example in claret that reveals original printing colour. Cat. £1,300. Photo on page 30.
479 £90
1840 1d. black plate 7 OG, fine used with good to enormous even margins, displaying trace of adjoining impression at top, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Ex. Moon. Photo.
739 £120
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1891-1900 1s. green and carmine, mint with large part original gum, tiny gum thin on an upper perf., otherwise fine. S.G. O72, cat. £650. Photo.
997 £95
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.
29 | £420
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.V unmounted mint selection on a stock card, comprising 1887-92 4d. corner block of four, 1896-91 Army 6d., 1902-10 7d. block of four, 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d., 1912-24 1s. control ''G15'' corner strip of three (mounted), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. (2, one marginal), and 1934 re-engraved 5s. upper marginal example, some with light gum toning, otherwise mainly fine. (10 items)
230 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 orange AB, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, small part original gum, wrinkles and creases, slightly soiled. S.G. Spec. L237s. Photo.
480 £85
1840 1d. black plate 7 PH, fine with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, has traces of embossing from a wax seal. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
740 £60
Officials: Admiralty: 1903 2d. yellowish green and carmine-red, a mint example with virtually full original gum, toned perf. at upper left, otherwise fine. S.G. O104, cat. £350. Photo.
998 £95
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.
30 | £380
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint collection in five hingeless Davo albums, a stockbook and loose in a carton, with a few Q.V. from 1881 incl. 1883-84 1/2d. to 3d., a few K.E.VII and K.G.V, K.G.VI basic issues complete, Q.E.II commemoratives with some pre-decimal, duplicated decimals to 1999, Wildings, Machins, regionals, selection of presentation packs, also Guernsey and Jersey mint to 1999, etc. (many 100s)
231 £700
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 orange plate 1 BC, handstamped specimen type 11, large part original gum. Odd short perf. and light stain in upper left corner, otherwise fine. S.G. T18s, cat. £2,800. Photo.
481 | £5000
1840 1d. black plate 8, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AA (2), AB (2), AE, AI, AJ, AK (2), BA, BE, BF, BJ, CD, CE, CG, CI (2), DD, DF, DG, DH, DK, DL, EA, EB (2), ED, EE, EG, EI (2), FD, FF, GB, GC, GD, GJ, IA, JA, KE-KF pair (faults), KH, KJ, KL, LA, LG, LH, MG, ND (2), NE, NF, NG, PK, QB, QC, QD, QK, SD, SE, SF, TB, TJ, also plate 9 EA, PI, with various notations highlighting re-entries, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., provisional printings, repairs etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (65)
741 £550
Officials: Admiralty: 1903-04 11/2d. dull purple and green, a fine and fresh mint example with large part original gum. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O109, cat. £1,200. Photo.
999 £95
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.
31 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: Booklets and Booklet Panes: A K.G.V. to Q.E.II selection in a folder and leaves, incl. 1918 (Oct.) 3s. part booklet edition 8 with panes of 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. edition 301 and 3s. edition 296 complete, 1936 (Oct.) 2s. edition 360 complete, 1959 (July) 5s. with graphite lines complete, 1959 (Aug.) 3s. booklet with graphite lines complete, 1967 (July) 6s. booklet complete, etc. (197)
232 £650
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 orange plate 1 DC, good used example with indistinct c.d.s. and part box cancellation, rare in this condition. S.G. T18, cat. £3,200. Photo.
483 £90
1840 1d. black plate 8 CJ, fine and attractive used, cut a trifle close at lower left, otherwise ample to large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Ex. Moon. Photo.
742 £700
Officials: Admiralty: 1903-04 2d. yellowish green and carmine-red, a fresh mint example with large part original gum, a few spots of toning on gum barely detract from appearance, otherwise fine. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O110, cat. £2,700. Photo.
1000 £90
Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 2p. x 6 pane DP42 ex 1980 Wedgwood book, variety phosphor printed both sides, the bands on reverse slightly weak at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. UEP7c, cat. £800. Photo.
32 | £400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in three albums, on leaves and loose, incl. range of line engraved with 1840 1d. black, 1d. red plates used, few perforated 1d. reds and 2d. blues on cover, surface printed to 5s., presentation packs, multiples, f.d.c's with 2012 Olympics, covers with postal stationery and 1918 cover to Rhyl bearing 1/2d. (2), 11/2d. and Noerth Eastern Railway 2d., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
233 £1200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 orange plate 1 DH, fine used example. Two strikes of a Glasgow c.d.s. Rare in this condition. S.G. T18, cat. £3,200. Photo.
484 £95
1840 1d. black plate 8 EC, fine used with ample to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS46. Ex. Moon. Photo.
743 | £1150
King Edward VII: A collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to £1 used, 5s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and mint example, 1911 Somerset House to £1 used, many used shades, also some K.G.V, etc. (many 100's)
1001 | £980
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A specialised collection of 65p. to £1.90 folded machine booklets, plus Christmas books, in three booklet albums, with cover imprint variations, perf. types, wide range of cylinder numbers, phosphor numbers at rows one or two, displaced phosphor number cylinder books, miscut incl. 1979 Christmas £1.80 plain book, constant flaws, missing pins, PCP1/PCP2 variations, 90p. Llangollen right margin, corrected rates books incl. £1.25 Trains 2 left and right margin plain, £1.46 Seahorses left and right margin both plain and cylinder books, £1.60 Birthday Box left and right margin both plain and cylinder books, £1.80 Linnean correct cover right margin cylinder B13, etc. (approx. 590)
33 | £780
A used accumulation of imperf. and perf. 1d's in two albums, a notebook and on pages in mixed condition contained in a few box with imperf. 1d. partial reconstruction, duplicated 1d. plates, range of cancel types with numbers in crosses, later sorted by Town, etc. (100's)
235 | £1400
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards, incl. Advertising envelopes, cancellations, registered mail, postal stationery, p.p.c's, 1840 1d. blacks (4) used on separate covers, 1840 Mulready 2d. a90 letter-sheet unused (faults), etc. (few 100's)
485 | £90
1840 1d. black plate 8 IA small to good margins and RG just cut into at base, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS46
744 | £820
King Edward VII: A collection incl. 1911-13 Somerset House to 9d. (5), 10d. (3), 1s. (3)., 2s.6d. (3) and 5s. mint, range of shades, also a selection of 1911 Harrison incl. perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, 4d., etc., slightly mixed condition. (51)
1002 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A specialised collection of 10p. to £2 folded machine booklets in two booklet albums with card variations, imprints and settings, perf. types, comb and rotary perfs., 4mm and 41/2mm phosphor variations, good range of cylinder numbers, scarce incl. £1 Mills 4 cylinder B45 B2 pB89, missing phosphor numbers, errors and varieties incl. wide range of constant flaws, miscuts incl. 10p. Oast Houses, few missing phosphors, reversed phosphors, etc. (approx. 575)
34 | £290
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks and loose, incl. K.G.VI cylinder blocks of six with 8d. (2), 9d. (7), 10d. (8), 1s. (3), Q.E.II definitives and commemoratives, etc. (100's)
236 | £620
Postal History and Covers: A collection in three folders, leaves and loose, incl. 1716 entire from Canterbury to London, on reverse has a fine ''20/OC'' Bishopmark, 1770 entire used within London, bearing on reverse ''PAYD/PENY/POST/T/TH'' Dockwra, 1775 (circa) cover to York, bearing on reverse fine strike of the straight line ''ST. ALBANS'' (Willcocks 419), 1859 cover to New York, franked by 1855-57 1s. green, 144-50 1d. pink letter sheets (2) both handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', Frees, Ship Letters, range of Machine cancellations, Literature with The Mulready Advertisements by Lowe, The Mulready Envelope by Major Evans, Herewith My Frank by Lovegrove, Registered Mail by Mackay, etc. (79 items)
486 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 JF, fine used with good to large margins, on 1840 (Dec. 16) entire from Heysham to Preston, tied by oily red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
745 | £1200
King Edward VII: A mint selection with 1/2d. to 1s. basic set (10d. creased), a few additional shades, 2s.6d. and 5s. unmounted (5s. small corner crease), 10s. (diagonal crease), 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. to 4d., etc., varied condition, mainly fresh. (27)
1003 £220
Decimal Machins: Booklets: £1.20 Write Now right margin book miscut, two examples, one plain, the other with cylinder B12 p62 at row 2, each trimmed at top as usual, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB41A, cat. £1,400. Photo.
35 | £420
A Q.V. surface printed selection overprinted 'SPECIMEN'', comprising 1862-64 3d. (2, one with type 5 horizontally and the other type 8 vertically), 4d., 1873-80 plate 17 21/2d., 1880-83 3d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d., 1881 1d., 1883 lilac and green 3d., 9d., 1883-84 10s., 1887-92 1/2d., 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. and 5d., some with part original gum, very mixed condition. (15)
237 | £850
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation in five albums, incl. range of pre-stamp covers, 1841 1d's, 1858 cover to Holland, franked by 1855-57 4d. pair, also some pieces, etc. (few 100's)
487 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 KF, fine used with small to good even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Ex. Moon. Photo.
746 | £1000
King Edward VII: A mint accumulation on stock pages, incl. values to 9d. (7), 10d. (3), 1s. (7), 2s.6d. (2) and 5s., also a small selection of G.B. overprinted with British Levant 1885-88 12pi. on 12s.6d. and Morocco Agencies 1902-12 3p. on 2s.6d. to 12p. on 10s., etc., slightly mixed condition. (123)
1004 | £520
Decimal Machins: Booklets: £5 Scots Connection booklet with the se-tenant pane DP123 completely imperforate, small bend at foot of pane, rare.
36 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in six albums, six cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. a range of pre-stamp to Q.E.II selection of Exeter postal history with 1841 entire from Exeter to Ashburton, franked by 1840 1d. black, and literature, range of 1940-2010 f.d.c's, Q.E.II commemoratives used, etc. (many 100's)
238 | £580
Postal History and Covers: A selection of Q.V. line engraved issues on cover, incl. 1840 1d. CD with three margins (fourth just touched) tied to 1841 (Jan. 8) cover to Leeds by red Maltese Cross, 1840 1d. BF with four large margins tied to 1841 (Jan. 15) front to Edinburgh also with red Maltese Cross, 1840 2d. blue IJ and ID (both with three margins) used on cover to Rye with Hawkhurst mileage mark on reverse, 1841 1d. reds on cover (6), wide range of perforated 1d. reds on cover with some sent by the author William Harrison Ainsworth, also Mulready 1d. letter sheet front used and 2d. lettersheet unused, etc., mixed condition. (63)
488 £95
1840 1d. black plate 8 NL, fine used with ample to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Ex. Moon. Photo.
747 | £780
King Edward VII: A used accumulation on stock pages, incl. values to 2s.6d. (8), 5s. (4), 10s. (2) and £1 (2, one with tiny tear and crease and the other with parcel cancellation), also a few Officials, range of cancellations with some fine strikes, mixed condition. (100s)
1005 | £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: A specialised collection in eight booklet albums, with denominated and NVI issues, plain and cylinder books, wide range of cylinder numbers, Walsall blind at base and bar books, range of broken letters and numbers, shiny and matt card variations, cut and torn perfs., comb and rotary perfs., low OBA types, gum changes, cover settings, 6.5mm and 9mm phosphor band variations, type 5 selection of sickle tab books, scarce incl. type 3 Harrison 10 x 19p. barcode 200088 rotary perf. cylinder B12, type 9 Questa 10 x 1st with square-sided ellipse cylinder Q20 Q20 pQ2, type 9E Questa 10 x 1st Millennium missing phosphor plain and cylinder Q1, the plain book without the usual 1/2mm phosphor strip at extreme left, etc. (many 100s)
37 | £1700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black (2) used on pieces, booklet panes, range of K.G.V control pieces, etc. (few 100's)
240 | £620
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of manly covers and cards, incl. 1840 1d. black ND on 1840 (Sept. 25) entire, 1912 'Penny in the slot' ''LONDON. E.C./1D./POSTAGE PAID'' c.d.s. on two covers (one first day), postal stationery, censored mail, etc. (100's)
489 | £3200
1840 1d. black plate 9, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AF, AK, BB, CD, CH (2), DD, EG, GF, GG, IH, JL, KB, LI (2), LK, MG, ML, NA, NC, PB, QL, RB, RG (2), SB, SH on piece, TA, TB, TF, with various notations highlighting, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (30)
748 | £400
King Edward VII: A mint and used selection with values to 2s.6d., slightly mixed condition. Stated to cat. £2,000+. (131)
1006 | £1450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: A specialised collection to 2014 in two booklet albums, with plain and cylinder examples, dull and bright fluors, some short and inset bands, with denominated and NVI issues, overseas rate books, label and promotional books, Machin plus special issue series, 1st and 2nd Large issues, PIP books, etc. (approx. 315)
38 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. 1d. line engraved issues, many are plated, in a folder, incl. black plates 2 ID, 5 PK, 8 PD, 31 PD, 134 OA-PD block, etc., mixed condition. (39)
241 | £380
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards in varied condition with quantity of 1d. plates incl. 1d used on 1879 ''TRUCK LOADS TO ANY STATION'' printed envelope, stationery, censored and official mail, also a few foreign, etc. (100's)
490 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 BD, fine used with close to large margins, lightly cancelled by near complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Ex. Moon. Photo.
754 | £920
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue A collection to 9d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (3), 2s.6d. (3) and 5s. (2) mint, incl. range of shades, slightly mixed condition. (55)
1007 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: 2001 Submarines plain booklet variety imperforate, some creasing, very scarce. S.G. 2207ab, cat. £5,250. Photo.
39 | £320
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in eleven stockbooks and loose contained in a carton with unmounted mint incl. 1948 Wedding £1 (2), 1937-47 to 1s. (20), 1960 Europa sets (96), also a selection of sterling presentation packs, etc. (100's)
242 | £320
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection of covers and cards, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 TJ on 1842 (Aug.) cover, sideways duplex's, squared circles, 1871 and 1873 covers with Oxford ''613'' duplex error, etc. (105 items)
491 £80
1840 1d. black plate 9 CE, used with small to enormous margins, displaying traces of adjoining impressions at top and left, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, margins a trifle ragged at right and base, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS56. Ex. Moon. Photo.
755 £120
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: 1/2d. to 1s. mint set, mixed condition. (15). Photo.
1008 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Post & Go Labels: A selection in a stockbook and loose, incl. unused, used on covers, also a range of overseas Frama labels, etc. (100's)
40 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation loose in packets and show boxes in three cartons, incl. presentation packs, booklets with prestige, much duplication, etc. (1,000's)
244 | £160
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers, all periods, incl. quantity of much duplicated K.G.VI commercial mail, Q.E.II f.d.c's, etc. (many 100s)
492 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 CK, clear at lower left, otherwise with good to large margins displaying traces of three adjoining impressions at upper left, displaying double ''C'' and tied by neat black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Mar. 16) wrapper to Limehouse with ''Charing Cross'' in black alongside. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
756 £7000
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: 1d. bright scarlet, mint left hand marginal imperforate horizontal pair, with original gum. Diagonal crease affecting the left hand stamp, otherwise very fine, very rare one of only a handful of examples known in private hands. R.P.S. certificate (1964). Spec. M5(2)c, cat. £30,000. Ex. Silkin. Photo.
1009 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1969 to 2014 (Apr.) Prestige booklets complete in two albums, with two examples of some, mainly 2011 to 2013 issues. (75)
43 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in five albums, incl. used ranges from 1d. black onwards, surface printed to 5s., Q.E.II issues, etc., mixed condition. To be sold on behalf of Birdlife Intermational. (100s)
247 | £190
Postal History and Covers: 1809 to 1846 selection of mainly entires in three folders, contained in a small box, incl. handstruck ''1'', Free's, a few Penny Posts, etc., also 1845 (June) doubly redirected envelope with three 1841 1d.'s, the first tied by London District ''67'' addressed within London, the second affixed on top cancelled London Inland Section ''12'' and redirected to Peterborough, the third affixed alongside cancelled ''612'' numeral and redirected to Cambridge, mixed condition. (170 items)
496 | £3500
1840 1d. black plate 10, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AE, CE, ED, EH, EJ, FE, FG, GB, JB, LB, LH, MC, MI (2), OB, QG, QK, RD, RH, RJ, SB, SH, SK-SL pair, TG, TK, also plate 1b CH, with various notations highlighting, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (26)
757 £520
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: 11/2d. die proofs (1902). Very fine pair of head and duty plate die proofs printed in black on white glazed card and cut to stamp size. Scarce. Photo.
1010 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A selection of NVI booklets in a folder. incl. blocks of four and ten, Europe, Worldwide, Greetings, etc. (132)
44 | £180
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in six albums and stockbooks and loose contained in a carton with 1840 1d. (2, both with close to good margins) used, later issues mint incl. 1948 Wedding £1 pair, range of f.d.c's, etc. (100's)
248 | £380
Postal History and Covers: 1815 to 1843 selection of entires, majority addressed to a Major Colthurst in Ireland from his brother, some regarding slavery, incl. Ship Letters, 1828 and 1829 entires from Jersey to Ireland, bearing on reverse a fair strike of the scroll type ''JERSEY'', etc. (26 items)
497 £80
1840 1d. black plate 10 EG, used example on piece, touched at lower right, otherwise with good to large margins, tied by neat strike of black Maltese Cross, vertical crease at left barely detracts from fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS66. Ex. Moon. Photo.
758 £120
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: 3d. pale purple on lemon on chalk surfaced paper, plate 5 R. [20/2] displaying broken scroll variety, fresh unmounted mint, slight surface rub at top, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. M20(4)b, unpriced unmounted. Photo.
1011 | £280
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1984 to 2007 selection of Prestige booklets, incl. 1999 Profile (2), 2003 Perfect Coronation, etc. (74)
45 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1841 to 1970, a collection in three albums (one boxed Windsor Sovereign), incl. line engraved with used 1d. reds, small range of surface printed to 5s. used, K.E.VII to 1s. mint, Seahorses with 1934 re-engraved set used (poor), 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, Castles, phosphor sets, few f.d.c's, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
249 | £80
Postal History and Covers: 1823 to 1841, a group of entires with various Truro markings and rates, also 1785 entire with straight line ''TRURO'' (repaired tear). (10)
498 £80
1840 1d. grey-black plate 10 EJ, fine used with clear to good margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS67. Ex. Moon. Photo.
759 £520
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: 4d. die proofs (1902). Very fine pair of head and duty plate die proofs printed in black on white glazed card and cut to stamp size. Scarce. Photo.
1012 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1990 to 2013 collection of Christmas booklets in a booklet album with plain and cylinder examples, some with both no dot and dot where issued, etc. (108)
46 | £170
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. deep blue (Myrtle) green mint with B.P.A. certificate (2003), 1939-48 set unmounted mint, etc., varied condition. (217)
253 £600
Postal History and Covers: 1855 entire from Ervie to Stranraer franked by a perforated 1d. red 'star' tied by a numeral cancellation with a very fine ''ERVIE/(crown)/P.O.'' bag seal impression struck in the opposite corner. Very seldom seen, fine and attractive. Photo.
499 £140
1840 1d. black plate 10 FB, fine used with close to very large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Ex. Moon. Photo.
760 £350
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: £1 dull blue-green mint, some creasing and small gum disturbance, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1013 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A selection of decimal booklets in eight folders, incl. folded, stitched, greetings, etc. (few 100's)
47 | £150
An accumulation in varied condition in eight albums, stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons, with general collections in two old time printed albums, quantity of covers, etc. (many 100s)
255 | £110
Postal History and Covers: 1861 to 1868 selection of covers incl. 1861 entire from Dundee to U.S.A., bearing 1855-57 1s., 1862 from London to Sicily, bearing 1855-57 6d., 1863 entire from Cardiff to Italy, bearing 1862-64 6d. RD, etc. (10 items)
500 £140
1840 1d. black plate 10 FB, used with large even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, horizontal crease at base, otherwise of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS66. Ex. Moon. Photo.
761 £160
King Edward VII : 1902 - 10 De La Rue: £1 dull blue-green, fine used with indistinct c.d.s's. S.G. 266, cat. £825. Photo.
1015 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 2010 Centenary of Accession of King George V booklet with the last pane showing unusual splash of red ink, fine. S.G DX50 var. Photo.
49 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. 1840 1d. black. used (three margins) in display folder, small range of line engraved and surface printed, 1951 Festival set unmounted mint, Wildings, Castles, regionals, 1960's Phosphor sets, few f.d.c's, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
256 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1861 (Dec. 7) orange envelope with printed illustration of a porter carrying a box of ''SOAP POWDER'' at the left hand side of the address panel, franked with perforated 1d. red-brown. Photo.
501 £120
1840 1d. black plate 10 HA, used with close to good margins, neatly cancelled by almost complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
766 £110
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green showing a very worn duty plate, a couple of small gum wrinkles and light tone spot on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint. Hendon certificate (2016) noting the variety. S.G. Spec. M10(6) var, cat. £350+. Photo.
1016 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklet Panes: 1972 to 2011 Prestige booklet panes complete unmounted mint, in two Windsor Sovereign albums with slipcase.
50 | £500
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in albums, on stockcards and loose contained in two cartons with duplicated used Q.V. issues incl. cancelation interest, first day covers, presentation packs incl. 1967 EFTA, a quantity of bundleware with issues from Q.V., etc. (1000's)
258 £450
Postal History and Covers: 1869 Prices Current used to France, franked by 1865-67 4d. plate 11 BF, tied by black ''Erasure'' stamp (Willcocks type L664), unusual. Photo.
502 £280
1840 1d. black plate 10 JB with good to large margins used on 1841 (Jan. 23) entire letter from London to Edinburgh, tied by red Maltese Cross with another below, vertical filing fold well clear of adhesive, rare on cover with a second strike of the red Maltese Cross. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. AS66h. Photo.
767 £400
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1s. deep green and scarlet variety watermark inverted in an unmounted mint block of four, folded through vertical perfs. and some small stain spots limited to the top margin, attractive block. Clear B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 313Wi, cat. £960. Photo.
1017 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Greetings Booklets: 1990 to 1998 collection in a booklet album with plain and cylinder books, reprint issues, range of cylinder books, etc. (60)
51 | £200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection of multiples, mainly used, in leather bound vintage peg fit ''Peerless'' stamp album, incl. 1939-48 in blocks of four to 10s. dark blue, wih additional 5s. block of six, 10s. dark blue and ultramarine in blocks of eight, also £1 lower right corner marginal, mint, 1955-58 Castles to 10s. in blocks of four, 1959-68 Castles £1 block of four and six, the block of six being on piece above additional 5s. and £1 singles, etc., mixed condition.
259 £130
Postal History and Covers: 1883 (Aug. 20) letter from American Exchange in Europe, bearing 21/2d. blue cancelled by Charing Cross squared circle. Photo.
503 £90
1840 1d. black plate 10 PD, small to large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
768 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House £1 deep green fine used with ''OXFORD. ST. B.O./OC 2/12'' c.d.s. S.G. 320, cat. £750. Photo.
1018 | £65
Queen Elizabeth II: Greetings Booklets: 1996 Cartoons Greetings books (6) all with two phosphor bands panes, fine. S.G. KX8a.
52 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (2) used, 1911-12 watermark Crown die 2 1d. with no Cross on Crown and broken frame, used on piece with R.P.S. certificate (2013), Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 10s. used, 1915 De La Rue 10s. bright blue used with central defect R.P.S. certificate (2013), etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
260 £120
Postal History and Covers: 1892 picture post card showing 'Bosden Works' posted with a 1d. lilac from Stalybridge to Amsterdam. A very early picture post card sent two years before such cards were officially allowed through the post by the British Post Office. Photo.
504 £900
1840 1d. grey-black plate 10 RL displaying basal shift and long tailed ''R'', with good to enormous margins, showing a portion of the adjoining impression at base, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Apr. 7) entire from Weymouth to Crewkerne, with receiving c.d.s. in red at lower left, a fine and fresh unfolded cover, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS67d. Photo.
769 £240
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House £1 deep green used with Guernsey c.d.s., fine. S.G. 320, cat. £750. Photo.
1019 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: 2000-2003 complete Royal Mail issues, in an album with 2001 Consignia sheets, mainly fine unmounted. (33 items)
53 | £110
Surface Printed: A used Q.V. surface printed selection written up on leaves comprising 1881 1d. die I and die II, die II used on cover, 1880-81 1/2d. to 5d. and 1883-84 lilac and green set, varied condition, many fine with c.d.s. cancellations. (18)
263 | £600
Postal History and Covers: Advertising: A collection of covers and cards in a folder, incl. 1857 (Sept. 5) cover with ''Gostlings Condition Balls for Horses'', Insurance Companies, Hotels, Tea producers, range of picture postcards, etc. (115 items)
505 £880
1840 1d. black plate 11 BJ, small margins, used with indistinct black Maltese Cross, matched with four margin 1d. red. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
773 | £1250
King George V: A collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, 1d. imperforate pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 21/2d. imperforate overprinted ''CANCELLED'', Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow £1 green and £1 dull blue-green used, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. mint corner example, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 2d. watermark sideways mint, 3d., 4d., 5d., 6d. and 9d. with inverted watermarks mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. with variety ''1829'' for ''1929'' used, a range of shades, etc. (100's)
1020 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: 2000-2013 a complete collection in four folders, incl. 2001 Consignia sheets, some duplicates and a few used sheets, etc. (129)
54 | £170
The balance of a collection in fourteen albums, stockbooks and loose contained in two cartons with covers and cards incl. WWI picture postcards, also some foreign issues with World Wildlife Fund commemorative covers and a few banknotes, etc. (100's)
265 £110
Postal History and Covers: Crimean War: 1855 (Jan.) cover addressed to a Captain W.P. Radcliffe of the 20th. Regiment, 4th. Division, franked by 1854-57 1d. (3). Photo.
506 £420
1840 1d. black plate 11 CJ, small to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross, tiny tear and some creasing. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
774 | £1000
King George V: A mint collection on leaves, incl. Downey Heads largely complete for basic dies and watermarks, shades incl. die 1A 1/2d. bluish green (photocopy of R.P.S. certificate for a block of eight) and die 1B watermark Crown 1d. aniline scarlet (R.P.S. certificate), 1912-24 shades to 1s., 1913 Multi. Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1924-26 to 1s., 1/2d. and 1d. imperf. and overprinted type 30 ''SPECIMEN'', 1929 PUC 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. with watermark sideways and with watermark inverted, 1934-36 2d. with watermark sideways, 1934 re-engraved set (faults), etc., slightly mixed condition. (203)
1021 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: 2003-2014 ''Stampex'' sheets complete with some duplication, also other private sheets, etc. (59)
55 | £350
An accumulation of covers in an album and loose, incl. range of stampless entires, 1840 1d. Mulready envelope unused, 1840 1d. black (3 margins) on cover, range of WWI and WWII censored mail, etc., mixed condition.
268 £120
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1737 (Mar. 18) entire from Wiveliscombe via Taunton to Bath and London, bearing manuscript ''4'' rate mark, with a very fine straight line ''TAUNTON'' (Willcocks 744) on the reverse, scarce. Photo.
507 £600
1840 1d. grey-black plate 11 DB, fine used, touched at lower right, otherwise with ample to enormous margins, displaying a section of adjoining impression at right, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72. Ex. Moon. Photo.
775 | £1450
King George V: A collection of mint control singles and blocks in a stockbook and on stock pages, incl. range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 1/2d. (72), 1d. (125), 11/2d. (68), 2d. (92), 21/2d. (49), 3d. (94) with H16 perf type 2A, 4d. (12), 5d. (17), 6d. (28), 7d. (8), 8d. (7), 9d. (22), 10d. (6) with S22 perf. type 2A, 1s. (10) singles, 1924-26 11/2d. (43, some in corner strips of three), 2d. (57), 21/2d. (15), 3d. (4), 4d. (5), 4d. (9), 6d. (21), 9d. (5), 1s. (3) singles, also some K.E.VII, K.E.VIII and K.G.VI, mainly fine. (100s)
1022 | £600
An extensive collection of mainly RAF Museum covers in twelve large cover albums contained in three cartons with range of Series incl. C1, many covers are signed with medal winners, escapees, pilots, etc. (many 100's)
58 | £500
A specially printed presentation album given to George Downes by members of the Post Office Stamp Advisory Committee on his retirement from its Chairmanship, signed by members of the Committee and by members of the Post Office Committee Secretariat, the album contains printed pages with commemorative sets, Machins, Regionals and Postage Dues issued between 1968 and 1971, plus pages for 1972 without stamps, most are signed by the designers of the stamps, fine and unique, also with three other presentation items.
269 | £270
Postal History and Covers: Frees: A collection of covers and fronts in a folder, incl. 1764 (Nov. 19) entire from Newbury to London, bearing scarce circular framed ''FREE'' (Willcocks 61), in red, 1798 (Apr. 27) cover from Luth to London, bearing circular ''FREE/S'' in black purple, 1809 (July 7) entire from Dublin to London, bearing a fair ''Mermaid/FREE'', 1837 (Oct. 14) entire to Halifax bearing crowned circular ''FREE'' with ''E'' code below date (Willcocks 79), contrary to regulations as not being signed on front, etc. (73 items)
508 £900
1840 1d. black plate 11 DK with small to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS73, cat. £4,600. Photo.
776 | £750
King George V: A mint accumulation of singles and multiples in a stockbook with Downey Heads incl. wmk. varieties, die 2 1d. wmk. Simple Cypher no cross on crown, die 2 1d. wmk. Multiple Cypher sideways (small surface mark), 1912-24 good range of control singles and multiples with duplication, mainly lower values, other multiples, a few 1924-26 control pieces, range of shades throughout, etc., varied condition, many fine.
1023 | £380
A collection of RAF Museum covers in nine albums and loose contained in two cartons with a range of different series with many signed incl. W.W.II pilots, escapees, also a copy of the catalogue. (100's)
59 | £65
Miscellaneous: Belfast Newsletter: 1804-06 ten copies of the Newsletter, most with 2d. newspaper stamps, fair to fine impressions. (10)
272 | £220
Postal History and Covers: Military Mail: A collection of covers and cards in a folder, incl. a good range of Military Camp cancellations, censor marks, also a few maritime items, etc. (93 items)
509 £420
1840 1d. grey-black plate 11 GE, used with clear to very large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS72. Ex. Moon. Photo.
777 | £750
King George V: A mainly mint selection on stockcards, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1d. ''Q'' for ''O'' mint and used, 1/2d. ''H 16'' control block of six with variety stop after Halfpenny, 1/2d. ''K 18'' control block of six, one with spot above right Dolphins mouth, 1/2d. ''K 17'' control block of six, one with coloured mark on right Dolphins eye, 1d. ''C 13'', C 14'' and ''J 17'' control strips of three with missing perf. pin, range of controls, watermark varieties with 21/2d. watermark reversed (2), 3d. violet with watermark inverted (2), 1912-24 watermark Block Cypher 3d. inverted watermark, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. ''K 29'' control block of six, one with Wreath variety, booklet panes, etc. (115)
1024 £2000
Regionals: A group of unissued decimal designs hinged to the inside of a Harrison presentation folder, comprising Northern Ireland 21/2p. and I.O.M. 3p. in issued colours but with different symbols, I.O.M. 5p. similar to issued design but with a thicker symbol, a higher set value and printed in dark violet, and Scotland 9p. in issued design but printed in bright orange-red, also with Wales 3p. in issued design and colour, all without phosphor bands, the reverse of the folder with typed ''Regional Decimals A'' and reference numbers against each value. Photo.
60 | £60
Miscellaneous: Bus Tickets: An accumulation of mainly middle period bus tickets in an album and loose, mixed condition. (100s)
274 | £450
Postal History and Covers: Military: W.W.I: A written up display collection/study of Field Service Post Cards on leaves, incl. 1914 provisional postcard in blue, printed reverse side only cancelled by ARMY POST OFFICE/A/12 OC/14/39'' (stated to be the earliest recorded date), 1915 card, bearing large ''FIELD POST OFFICE/27 NO/AD1'' (earliest recorded use), 1916 card from F.P.O. 13, showing error of double printing of front of card, a study of the different printers, types, with Chapman & Co., Cherry & Smalldridge, Eyre & Spottiswode Ltd., Hayman, Christy & Lilly Ltd., J.J. Keliher & Co. Ltd., Morgan Reeves Co. Lts., Pencarbon Co. Ltd., Shaw & Sons Ltd., Stationery Office, Thorne & Co. Ltd., Unwin Brothers Ltd., Utter George, Waddu & Co. Ltd., A.P.O's and F.P.Os, censor marks, etc. (96 items)
510 £350
1840 1d. grey-black plate 11 HD, used, just cut into at upper left, otherwise with clear to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, light overall toning. S.G. Spec. AS72. Ex. Moon. Photo.
778 | £380
King George V: A duplicated accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, mainly mint with a few Downey Heads incl. die 1B 1d. rose-pink, 1912-24 range of shades to 9d. green, 10d. (4), 1s. (4), some unmounted, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. unmounted, 1924-26 values incl. 10d. unmounted, 1934-36 to 1s. (two sets, one unmounted), commemoratives incl. 1924 (2) and 1925 (3) Wembley sets, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways unmounted, etc., varied condition. (172)
1025 £1600
Regionals: A group of unissued decimal designs hinged to the inside of a Harrison presentation folder, comprising Northern Ireland 21/2p. and I.O.M. 3p. in issued colours but with different symbols, Wales 3p. in issued design and colour but with symbol coloured, and I.O.M. 4p. design printed in ochre-brown (toned perf. at top), all without phosphor bands, the reverse of the folder with typed ''Decimal Regionals B'' and reference numbers against each value. Photo.
61 | £220
Miscellaneous: Cheques: A carton of used cheques from 1860s to modern, also cut out revenue stamps, mostly 1d. and 2d. values. (100s)
282 | £520
Postal History and Covers: Shooting: A selection incl. Advertising envelopes with Schultze Gunpowder, Bisley postcards, etc. (58 items)
511 £750
1840 1d. black plate 11 OJ with tiny to huge margins and part impression of adjoining stamp at right (small tear affecting this area only), fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS73, cat. £5,750. Photo.
779 | £1350
King George V: A collection of mint controls in an album, incl. singles, pairs, strips and blocks of six, values to 1s., etc. (approx. 500)
1026 £620
Regionals: Scotland: 111/2p. drab Waddington litho FCP/PVA in a plate 7A 6B p1A dot top right corner block of eight, a few light gum wrinkles mainly in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. XSL1, cat. £1,100. Photo.
62 | £80
Circular Delivery Company Stamps: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Aberdeen 1867 1/4d., 1/2d., Edinburgh & Leith, London & Metropolitan, National Circular Delivery Co., etc., mixed condition. (135)
283 | £130
Postal History and Covers: Special Delivery: 1971-2011, a display collection, well written-up on 61 leaves in a file box, incl. Cover, Express Services and Certificate of Posting forms, ranges of labels and rates, ephemera, etc., interesting lot.
512 £350
1840 1d. grey-black plate 11 QC, used, scissors cut affecting upper left corner, otherwise with small to good margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS72. Ex. Moon. Photo.
780 | £210
King George V: A collection in an album, incl. Downey Heads with a range of shades, mint with 1912-24 to 1s., 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. booklet panes of six with watermarks inverted, 1924-26 to 1s., 2d. with watermark sideways, 1924-25 Exhibition sets (and two covers with exhibition cancellations), 1929 PUC 1/2d, 1d. and 11/2d. with sideways and inverted watermarks, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1027 £65
Regionals: Wales: 1971 21/2p. bright magenta block of four, the top pair imperf. between stamps and margin, otherwise with indents, mounted in margin only, top right stamp torn, the left vertical pair fine. Photo.
63 | £130
Miscellaneous: Coins: 2012 Olympic coin collection complete with medallion in special folder, fine. (30)
284 | £600
Postal History and Covers: Transatlantic Mail: A collection on leaves 1772 to 1889, incl. range of Ship Letter marks with Deal, 1852 cover to U.S.A., franked by 1847-54 embossed 1s., 1867 (Apr.) cover from New Zealand to U.S.A., franked by 1864-71 1s. green, 1868 four covers from New York to the same addressee in Birmingham, each franked by 1861 12c. black, etc. (50 items)
513 | £1400
1840 2d. blue, eleven mainly good used examples, most with four margins, mixed condition.
781 | £200
King George V: A collection of used multiples on album leaves incl. 1911-12 1d. carmine fine used block of four with watermark inverted, 1912-24 1/2d. to 4d., 6d., 9d. agate, 1s. in blocks of four, plus additional 1s. in vertical block of six, 1924-26 incl. 11/2d. used ''F26'' corner control block of four, P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. in blocks of four (1d. in block of six), 1934-36 1/2d., 3d., 9d., 1s. (2) blocks of four and 10d. block of six, six covers incl. 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. block of four used on airmail cover, alongside two additional singles, with extra 1/2d. and 21/2d. at lower left, mixed condition.
1028 | £1200
1924 to 1970 collection of first day covers (445 approx) in four albums incl. 1935 Jubilee forged illustrated Westminster cover, 1948 Wedding set on illustrated registered cover, also set in blocks on registered stationery envelope, 1951 High Values on plain cover, later illustrated incl. 1952-54 Tudor values to 1/-, 1959 Phosphor Graphite sets (2), rarer handstamp's and c.d.s. with 1961 Savings Bank Blythe Road, 1963 Paris with Norwich slogan, 1963 Red Cross both ordinary and phosphor sets with West Wellow c.d.s., 1964 Botanical phosphor set with Kew Gardens, also Channel Islands, Regionals, etc. Condition is a little varied with some toning in places.
64 | £240
College Stamps: A small selection, incl. Hertford College (1/2d.) reminder sheet (5 x 7), Lincoln College 1d. mint, Queens' College 1883 (1/2d.) mint, Selwyn College (1/2d.) unused, etc. (43)
285 | £300
Postal History and Covers: Uniform One Penny Post: A collection of covers in a folder, incl. Aberystwyth 1850 (Dec. 21) cover bearing shield type ''PAID/1d.'' in red (stated to be the latest recorded usage), Basingstoke 1844 (Mar. 23) cover with ''Pd/2'' in red, Chelmsford 1846 (Apr. 5) cover with oval ''PAID/1d./CHELMSFORD'' in red, Hertford 1845 (Oct. 20) cover with circular ''PAID/HERTFORD/1d.), Ipswich, Leeds, York, range of handstruck ''1's'', etc. (68 items)
514 | £260
1840 2d. blue selection of four used examples comprising plate 1 LB, RC, SH, plate 2 CJ, fair to good. S.G. 5. Ex. Moon. (4)
787 £85
1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1d. scarlet overprinted type 24 ''CANCELLED'', fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. N5(1)s, cat. £350. Photo.
1029 | £160
1957 to 2000 collection of Regional mainly f.d.c. in three albums incl. Scotland 1963 Phosphor cachet covers, etc. (270 approx)
65 | £480
Miscellaneous: Harrison: A collection of Harrison presentation cards in a binder, incl. 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. pair, 1948 Olympics Games set (2),1951 Festival of Britain (2) etc., some with original letter, also a selection of Commonwealth cards, mainly fine. (18)
286 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Uniform One Penny Post: 1727-1957 a collection of covers and cards in a folder, incl. 1742 (Aug. 18) from Camberwell to Southgate, bearing ''PENY/POST/PAYD/S/WE'' Dockwra mark, Paids, Late Fees, Official Mail, etc. (49 items)
515 £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CD-CE pair, used with close to small margins on piece, cancelled by part black Maltese Crosses, Bideford c.d.s alongside. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
788 | £480
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher a mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 3d. very deep violet, 3d. brownish violet, 4d. deep slate-green, 6d. perf. 14, 7d. bronze green, 9d. olive-green, 9d. pale olive-green ''U 23'' (perf.) single, 9d. deep olive-green, etc., mainly fine. (171)
1030 | £250
1957 to 2000s accumulation in ten albums, incl. 1957 Parliamentary Conference airletter with 4d. stamp tied special SW1 handstamp, 1963 Red Cross phosphor and non-phosphor with Centenary slogan, etc., later to 2000s, mainly fine. (100s)
66 | £80
Miscellaneous: Parcel Post Labels: Two 1st. type Parcels Post .abe; 1884 Compton Gifford (under Plymouth) franked by 1880-83 3d. on 3d., other Union Street under Plymouth label franked by 1883 or 84 6d., few imperfections, otherwise fine.
287 | £320
Postal History and Covers: Uniform Fourpenny Post: 1839 (Dec. 7) to 1849 (Jan. 5) selection of manuscript ''4'', with Dec. 7 entire from Manchester to Ripponden has ''LEEDS'' datestamp with manuscript ''Missent to'' alongside, Dec. 13 entire from London to Edingurgh with boxed ''MISSENT/TO/GLASGOW'' and manuscript ''4'', Dec. 24 entire from Bristol to London with manuscript ''4'' arrived on the 25th, Dec. 17 and Dec. 30 covers both with handstruck ''4'' of Glasgow, also a few others and articles. (14 items)
516 £1450
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CD-CE pair with small margins, used on 1840 (July 23) entire from Edinburgh to Inveraray, tied by red Maltese Crosses, tiny cut up central margin, otherwise fine. S.G. DS5. Photo.
789 | £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a mint group comprising 1/2d. very pale green (unmounted) with a copy of R.P.S. certificate for a strip of three (1979), 1/2d. dull yellow (''apple'') green block of four from a booklet pane showing watermark inverted with R.P.S. certificate (1974) and 11/2d. right marginal block of six (2 x 3) with one stamp showing ''PENCF'' error (variety unmounted), fine. S.G. Spec. N14(4), N14(9)c, N18, f.
1031 | £150
1969 to 1982 collection of Abbey illustrated first day covers (120 approx) in two albums with range of handstamps, etc.
67 | £200
Miscellaneous: Parcel Post Labels: 1904-12, a group of parcel post labels from different villages under Okehampton, mainly fine. (13)
290 | £230
Postal History and Covers: Yorkshire: 1805-1906 a collection in a cover album, incl. Wakefield, Penny Posts, Mileage marks, range of Parcel Post labels without stamps, etc. (140
517 | £420
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DA, JA, LJ, TC, used, LJ with faults, the others being four margined examples with imperfections but of fine appearance. S.G. 5. Ex. Moon. (4)
790 £800
King George V: 1912 undenominated essay (85.5 x 100mm) endorsed in pencil on reverse ''4d. The first essay 8-6-12'', a few minor tone spots, otherwise fine. Photo.
1032 | £160
1970 collection of commemorative and definitive mainly illustrated first day covers (130 approx) in an album with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1970 Christmas with Lilleshall Parish Church handstamp, etc.
68 | £580
Miscellaneous: Perfins: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a carton, incl. K.E.VII 5s, also a few foreign perfins, etc. (100s)
291 £400
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1829 (June 6) entire from Limerick to Edinburgh, bearing ''REGISTERED'' and ''LIMERICK'' c.d.s's in red, manuscript ''2/01/2'' rate mark. The registered mark was used from 1824 for ''money letters'' without compensation, very rare. Photo.
518 £420
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DH-DI, touched at upper left, otherwise with good to enormous margins, with indistinct red Maltese Cross cancellations, affixed to 1840 (Nov. 26) entire to ''Rev. J.A. Frenchard'', Highworth, affected by filing folds, accompanied by an 1841 (Mar. 1) entire to the same recipient bearing 1d. black plate 8 TH, with clear to very large margins, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross. An interesting pair of covers. Ex. Moon. Photo.
791 £600
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. to 8d., 9d. agate and 1s., each with watermark inverted, mint, slightly mixed condition. (14)
1033 | £1650
1971 to 1999 collection of illustrated first day covers (2950 approx) in varied condition in thirty cover albums contained in six cartons with an extensive range of commemorative issues many with special handstamps and c.d.s incl. 1972 Churches with Festival of Berkswell on official hand addressed cover, 1974 Fire Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue on hand addressed official cover, 1978 Coronation Temple of Jerusalem official cover, slogans, Benhams with many wood cut issues, some signed, definitives, booklet panes, etc.
69 | £160
Miscellaneous: Perfins: A K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation in six stockbooks, duplication, range of overprints, etc. (many 100's)
292 | £400
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1840-50 Incoming mail from Prague (2), Boehm, Leippa (2), all with varius types of ''Crown/REGISTERED'' in red or black and red (3), framed and unframed ''RECOMANDIRT'' in various colours and a double framed ''L.A.'', fine.
519 | £500
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FH-FI pair used on 1843 (Dec. 8), Stamp Revenue cover, IG used on 1840 (Nov. 11) cover, MI, plate 2 GH, II-IJ pair used on 1841 (Jan.) cover, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, mixed condition.
798 £380
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. very pale violet in an ''H 16'' (imperf.) corner strip of three, a few light gum wrinkles mainly in margin, the centre stamp unmounted. R.P.S. certificate (2016). S.G. Spec. N22(5), cat. £880+. Photo.
1034 | £750
1971 (Feb.) to 1972 (May) collection of commemorative and definitive mainly illustrated first day covers (145 approx) in an album with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1971 Ulster set of rare handstamps all but one on hand addressed covers, 1971 Literary Anniversaries with Shanklin and National Collectors handstamps, 1971 General Anniversaries with Royal British Legion, Royal Football Union Twickenham and Rugby handstamps, 1971 Christmas Booklet panes with Southampton postmark, etc.
70 | £75
Miscellaneous: Post Office Money Order: 1900 (April 26) form ''NORTH HILL, PLYMOUTH'' transferring £2 to Nova Scotia, has North Hill c.d.s. with month ''P'' inverted.
293 | £190
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1841-1914 range of registered letter receipts and Certificates of Posting, also 1901 Acknowledgement of Delivery with K.E.VII 21/2d., 1897 Compulsory Registration with 4d. manuscript charge and label, etc. (17 items)
521 £820
1840 2d. blue plate 2 CD-CE pair with close to large margins, used on 1841 (July 19) entire from London to Norwich. tied by heavy black Maltese Crosses, faintly soiled, fine. S.G. DS8. Photo.
799 £400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. olive-green, with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 393aWi, Spec. N30(1)a, cat. £900. Photo.
1035 | £230
An accumulation of decimal f.d.c's in nine albums and loose contained in two cartons with range of handstamps and c.d.s, Benhams, some signed, RFDC, also some other items with Prestige booklets, etc. (100's)
71 £80
Postal Fiscals: 1867 small type Inland Revenue 1d. imperforate plate proof pair in black on ungummed paper watermarked small anchor, very fine. See S.G. Spec. L118 (which erroneously lists this as a die proof), cat. £840. Photo.
295 £320
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1843 (Aug. 4) 1s. rate cover from London to York, franked by good 1d. red tied by black Maltese Cross, with London datestamp in red, manuscript ''1/-'' in red. Photo.
522 £150
1840 2d. blue plate 2 CF, used with small to good margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, a couple of tiny thins in the lower margin, otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. Spec. DS8. Ex. Moon. Photo.
800 £100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, fine with part gum. S.G. Spec. N31v, cat. £425. Photo.
1036 | £650
1972 (June) to 1973 (Sept.) collection of commemorative and definitive mainly first day covers (190 approx) in an album with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1972 Churches Earls Barton c.d.s, St Augustines Church and Festival of Berkswell handstamps, 1972 B.B.C. Radio Leicester Official cover signed, 1973 Cricket with some signed, etc.
72 | £280
Miscellaneous: Protective Overprints and Underprints: A selection on leaves, incl. Copestake, Moore, Crampton & Co., J & C Boyd type 4 on 1d. plates 119, 154, 164, 170 and 205, G.E.R. on 1d. plate 151, O.U.S., Smith Elder & Co. type 53 on 1d. plate 97, etc., varied condition. (33)
296 £290
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1845 (May 26) 1s. rate cover from Manchester to Lancaster, franked by two 1841 2d. FK and FL, manuscript ''1/-'' rate in black, scarce. Photo.
524 £220
1840 2d. blue plate 2 KG and QI, used with close to good margins, both cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, KG with minor imperfections, QI fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Ex. Moon. Photo.
801 £1200
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 394Wi, Spec. N31(2)a, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1037 | £750
1973 (Sept.) to 1974 (Oct.) collection of commemorative and definitive mainly illustrated first day covers (165 approx) in an album with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1973 Wedding with Chinese Exhibition handstamp on Official cover, 1973 Christmas Lewis Carroll cancellation on non official cover, 1974 (10th Feb.) Adhesives on two covers London postmarks, 1974 Fire Men of Courage slogan on single value cover, 1974 Britons Cardross c.d.s. on single value (41/2p.) cover, Trustees saving bank handstamp on Philart cover, 1974 Churchill Rotary Club handstamp, Churcill Bristol and Oxford c.d.s. on registered covers, etc.
73 | £100
Telegrams: A selection of forms and ephemera, incl. British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Co., Ltd., Post Office forms, etc. (21 items)
299 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1849 group of 6d. rate covers (3), one from London to Plymouth franked by 1841 1d. red-brown, one from Glasgow to Edinburgh with 1841 1d. red-brown (2) with circular ''REGISTERED AT GLASGOW'', other from Newcastle to Macclesfield with 1841 2d. SF (filing fold) and early use of scrim-lined envelope, all with manuscript ''6'' in red.
525 £6000
1840 Rainbow Colour Trials: Very fine four margin example printed on white wove paper in rosy-mauve cancelled by a black Maltese Cross. Very rare, only three examples recorded, one of which resides in the Tapling collection at the British Library. S.G. Spec. DP20F. Photo.
802 | £920
King George V: A collection of Seahorses on leaves comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. mint (4) and used (3, one with perfin), 5s. mint, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint (2) and used (3), 5s. mint (2) and used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. mint (4) and used (4), 5s. mint (2) and used (4), 10s. used (2), range of shades, slightly mixed condition. (22)
1038 | £650
1973 to 2003 collection of approximately 900 Railway commemorative covers and cards in thirteen albums with Many Benham small and large silks, British Rail series, range of handstamps and cancellations, a number are signed covers many by Rev W V Awdry, etc.
74 | £120
Telegrams: An unused and used 1930's to 1950's collection in an album, some with envelopes, mixed condition. (approx. 80)
300 | £160
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1856-57 6d. rate covers (3) with fine strikes of oval ''REGISTERED G.P.O.'', in red, orange and black, fine and attractive.
526 | £300
1841 1d. shades (6), unused with part original gum, each with four margins, one with crease and another with small ink suffusion, otherwise mainly fine.
803 | £820
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A mint accumulation, with Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), De La Rue 2s.6d. (10, incl. a fine right margin block of four), 5s. corner pair (some staining, some split perfs.), and Bradbury 10s. (apparently blackish blue, toned), very mixed condition. (17)
1039 | £180
1973 to 2016 collection of PHQ cards in twenty three albums contained in three cartons with earlier issues both unused and used f.d.i. incl. 1973 Cricket, Inigo Jones (extra unused copy), 1974 Fire, comprehensive range of later issues f.d.i. (100's)
75 | £1250
Revenue Stamps: A selection A to J in a stockbook, incl. Admiralty Court 1858 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Bankruptcy, Civil Service, Consular Service 1886 £1 to £5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Customs, Estate Duty 1895 £10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Foreign Bill 1948 £50, Land Commission 1884 £5, etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
301 | £200
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1866 Incoming mail from Prussia with ''PRUSSIA/REGISTERED'' c.d.s's in black and red, ''Recomandirt'' in red, blue and violet, framed ''P.D.''. (2)
528 | £500
1841 1d, red-brown, a duplicated used collection of Alphabet I in two stockbooks, arranged by lettering, all with numeral cancellations, a couple in blue or blue-black, also a few on piece, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
804 | £820
King George V: A selection of used Seahorses comprising 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (3) and 10s. (4), slightly mixed condition. (13)
1040 | £450
1974 (Oct.) to 1975 (Sept.) collection of commemorative and definitive mainly illustrated first day covers (135 approx) in an album with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1974 Salvation Army Christmas Market handstamp on Philart cover, 1975 Charity Stoke Charity c.d.s. on registered cover, 1975 Turner with Petworth and Turners Hill c.d.s, 1975 Architecture Chester and Leicester slogans on single value Benham woodcut covers, etc.
76 | £800
Revenue Stamps: A selection L to W in a stockbook, incl. Land Registry, Life Policy, Matrimonial Cause 1866 2s.6d., (surface faults), Police Courts 1875 6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Probate, Public Records, some documents, etc. (few 100's)
303 | £350
Postal History and Covers: Notices of Objection: 1843-91 fine group of ''Notices of Objection'' to persons being retained on list of persons entitled to vote, which were subject to special 2d. rate for registration, 1843, 1844, 1846 and 1850 paid in cash. 1852 and 1861 with 1d. red (3), 1868 with 3d. plate 9, 1881 with 1d. postal fiscal (2) and 1/2d. dull green, 1891 with 3d. Jubilee, scarce group. (9).
530 | £200
1841 1d. red-brown set set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, mainly clear strikes, all with four margins except ''1'' just cut into and ''4'' just touched at top left. S.G. cat. £3,045.
805 £150
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue, unmounted mint, creased and toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 402, Spec. N69(1), cat. £2,000. Photo.
1041 | £620
1975 (July) to 76 (Sept.) collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's (165 approx) in an album with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1975 Jane Austin set of single value Benham Wood cut covers each with Bicentenary slogan cancellation, 1976 Christmas Angels Hill c.d.s. on registered cover, 1976 Telephone set of single value Benham Wood cut covers each with Samaritans slogan cancellation, 1976 Roses Rose Truro (hand addressed), Rose Cottage, Glamis and Kew Garden c.d.s. (last three covers are registered), 1976 Caxton with Caxton, Fleet Street and Tenterden c.d.s., etc.
78 | £400
Revenue Stamps: A collection in an album, including Admiralty Court £1 (2), first issue of Foreign Bill to 15s., numerous commercial overprints on Foreign Bill. (100s)
304 £520
Postal History and Covers: Notices of Objection: 1849 (Aug. 24) ''Notice of Objection'' from Manchester to Rusholme, bearing triangular ''NOTICE/3'', unique to Manchester and very rare. Photo.
531 | £200
1841 1d. red-brown two sets of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Cross, mainly three or four margined, poor to good.
806 £210
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue, mint, heavy hinge and vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N69(1), cat. £1,200. Photo.
1042 | £350
1975 to 2004 collection of Railway commemorative covers and cards in nine albums contained in a carton with 1975, 1994 and 2004 Railway issues with a range of f.d.c's with many different handstamps and cancellations incl. 1975 Railway rare slogan cancellations on single value Benham woodcut covers, various Benham collections with ''The End of an Era'', ''Anniversary of the T.P.O'', G.W.R., etc. (350 approx)
79 | £420
Revenue Stamps: An accumulation incl. Consular Service, TV licence stamps, transfer duty stamps, foreign bill on leaves and loose. (100s)
306 £250
Postal History and Covers: Notices of Objection: 1855-59 covers (2) with Charing Cross distinctive boxed ''NOTICE'' handstamps, only used on Notices of Objection, fine and rare. Photo.
532 | £1050
1841 1d. red-brown, a collection of plated examples on cover, cancelled with Maltese Crosses, plates 16 to 45, written up on leaves incl. plate 25 OA on 1842 cover with 'hot cross bun' mark alongside, SK-SL pair of fine appearance on 1843 cover to London, 27 RE-RF tied to 1842 cover to Ross (Herefordshire), 30 (7 covers), 31 FJ fine used on 1845 cover, 32 EI-EL strip of four affixed to 1844 cover to Hawick, 33 GL attractive used on 1843 cover, 36 GC tied to 1844 cover by the distinctive Norwich Maltese Cross, selection of covers from plates 37 to 45 cancelled by Maltese Crosses, a few ''T.P.'' or Penny Post markings, numbers in Maltese Crosses, etc., not all plates guaranteed, a few may not belong, mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (118)
807 £110
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue used with c.d.s. cancellations, fine S.G. 402, Spec. N69(1), cat. £475. Photo.
1043 | £260
1976 (July) to 1977 (July) collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's (185 approx) in an album with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1976 65p booklet panes on two covers with Windsor handstamp, 1976 Cultural Traditions Canterbury Exhibition handstamp, 1976 Christmas with c.d.s., 1977 Racket Sports with Wimbledon c.d.s. on registered cover, etc
80 | £160
Revenue Stamps: A selection, incl. Medicine, Tea Clearing House, Tobacco, also some Advertising Ring cut-outs, also some marginal inscriptions from the 1d. reds, etc. (84)
308 | £190
Used Abroad: A selection on leaves, incl. Boer War, Crimean War with 1855 cover to England, franked by 1854-57 1d. (3) cancelled by ''O*O'', 1847 embossed 1s. green cut to shape (poor) with faint ''O*O'', etc. (19 items)
533 | £1300
1841 1d. red-brown, a collection of plated examples on cover, cancelled with numeral or 1844 type obliterators, plates 34 to 131, written up on leaves incl. plate 34 HB neatly tied to 1844 (May 21) cover to Settle, 86 LH and KG cancelled contrary to regulations by single London inland ''3'', 91 KJ attractive used example neatly tied to 1850 cover by blue-black ''603'' numeral with ''ST. COLUMB'' double arc date stamp in blue alongside, 121 MF used on 1850 (Sept. 19) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope, pairs on cover incl. plate 49 CD-CE, 52 MA-MB, OG-OH, 62 PF-PG, 73 SC-SD, 101 DK-DL, 111 GC-GD, datestamp errors, blue or blue-black cancellations, Sunday deliveries, mourning covers, etc., also a few unplated covers, not all plates guaranteed, a few may not belong, mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (245)
808 £720
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, used with light c.d.s, fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
1044 | £290
1976 (June) to 1977 (Dec.) collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's (150 approx) in an album with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1977 Wildlife with selection of c.d.s., etc.
81 | £110
Revenue Stamps: A small selection mainly ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, incl. Judicature Fees 1881 £1, Probate 1878 £1, also a few Telegraph stamps, etc., very mixed condition. (19)
310 | £520
Used Abroad: A mainly Q.V. selection, incl. British Levant, South America with 1867 2s. blue with ''D 87'' of Iquique, 1877 4d. sage-green plate 15 used with ''C 43'' of Paita, etc. (90)
536 £130
1841 1d. red-brown GK, fine used with small to good margins, cancelled by near complete Maltese Cross in blue shade. S.G. Spec B1(1)sc. Photo.
809 £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, c.d.s. used, corner creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
1045 | £220
1977 to 1999 collection of Railway commemorative covers and cards (295) in five albums, mainly RHDR and GWR series with a range of handstamps, cachets and cancellations incl. 1977 Wildlife with Badgers Mount, railway letter stamps, Benham small and large silks, etc.
82 | £280
Revenue Stamps: An extensive collection of unsorted revenue documents, in three cartons. (100s)
311 | £120
Used Abroad: 1841-73 stampless entires from British Post Offices (8), from Brazil, Havana, Vera Cruz, etc.
539 £70
1841 1d. red-brown RH, four margins, used with Maltese Cross and ''530'' 1844 type cancellation on piece, with part of 1946 town marking alongside. Photo.
810 £220
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green used with indistinct oval cancellation, centred low to left and with added corner, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, Spec. N72(1), cat. £1,400. Photo.
1046 | £400
1978 to 1980 collection of Benham commemorative f.d.c. ( 269 ) in seven albums mainly complete sets or gutter pairs with range of handstamps and c.d.s, many are signed.
83 | £290
Revenue Stamps: An unsorted accumulation revenue stamps, embossed and cut outs in a carton. (1,000s)
312 | £170
Used Abroad: Canary Islands: 1855 (Sept. 1) stampless cover from Teneriffe to Italy, on reverse has British Post Office ''TENERIFFE'' datestamp, ''PLYMOUTH/PACKET LETTER'' datestamp, also 1857 (Feb. 1) stampless entire to London, bearing on reverse British Post Office ''MADEIRA'' datestamp and ''PLYMOUTH/PACKET LETTER'' datestamp, scarce.
540 £160
1841 1d. red-brown TI, small to good margins, used on 1849 (Oct. 10) cover from Kettle to Leslie, tied by Scottish ''195'' numeral of Kettle in blue-green, with matching datestamp on reverse, scarce. Photo.
811 £850
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, some gum wrinkling, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N72u, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1047 | £260
1978 (Jan. to May) collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's (125 approx) in an album with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1978 Energy Seascale, Bacton, Gruden Bay and Coalville c.d.s, etc.
85 | £820
Revenue Stamps: America Dies: 1776 (Jan.), 3d. die on document, America Die over struck 1771, America Die over struck (blue base paper, 1769), America Die 1769 (May) 2s.6d. on document, America Die over struck 2s.6d. on blue base paper (single stamp).
313 | £420
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1844 (Jan. 14) stampless cover to London, bearing on reverse double arc ''ST. THOMAS'' datestamp, 1869 (Sept. 20) cover to Nova Scotia, franked by 1865-73 4d. plate II DK tied by ''C 51'' barred oval, also 1885 (Feb. 16) 11/2d. stationery card used to St. Thomas.
541 | £1100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b, used academic collection on pages incl. BA used on 1841 (July 30) cover to Glasgow, notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., a few later plates, mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (26)
812 £9500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 10s. very fine imprimatur set, attractive unmounted right hand marginal examples, each with ''BPMA'' handstamp on reverse, an extraordinary set. S.G. 407-411 var. Photo.
1048 | £450
1978 (June) to 1979 (Mar.) collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's (140 approx) in an album with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1978 Horses with c.d.s. incl. Aintree, Lerwick, 1978 Cycling with Mind that Bike slogans, 1979 (5th Feb.) 70p. and 90p. booklet panes and covers on pair of covers with Kedleston c.d.s., 1979 Dogs with Isle of Dogs and Dog and Gun c.d.s., 1979 Flowers with various c.d.s. and both Bath and Spalding slogans, etc.
86 | £300
Revenue Stamps: Bill or Note: A largely duplicated collection in two albums with 1d. to £5 values. (100s)
314 | £300
Airmails: a selection of covers, cards and labels, incl. 1911 (Sept. 9) London-Windsor brown card used to Felixstowe, labels, ephemera, etc. (50 items)
542 | £580
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2, used academic collection on pages with notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., a few are later plates, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (26)
813 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia ('Seal brown') with doubling at right of design, fine unmounted mint lower left corner example. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N64(13), cat. £500. Photo.
1049 | £260
1979 collection of commemorative and definitive mainly illustrated first day covers (290 approx) in two albums with range of handstamps and c.d.s. incl. 1979 Year of The Child Barnados and Give A Child A Home slogan cancellations, etc.
87 | £880
Revenue Stamps: Cipher Labels: A range from William III (3 large and 3 small format) to K.G.V, partial plate reconstruction, also a small collection of ''Cost Marks''. (1,000s)
315 | £160
Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of used embossed envelopes, incl. Post Office and stamped to order, with Q.V. (c. 125), K.E.VII (c. 150), K.G.VI (c. 125) and Q.E.II (c. 175), many with additional printed addresses, some duplication. (approx. 700)
543 | £400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5, used academic collection on pages with notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., with covers (3) incl. plate 5 LI neatly tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Apr. 23) large part cover, examples of plate repairs, a few later plates, mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (35)
816 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, used with Guernsey c.d.s., fine. S.G. 412, S.G. Spec. N70(1), cat. £875. Photo.
1050 | £230
1980 to 1981 collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's in seven albums with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps, slogan cancellations and c.d.s. incl. 1981 Wedding with Royal Westminster Exhibition slogan, etc. (100s)
88 | £1300
Revenue Stamps: Commercial Overprints: A collection of overprints on postage stamps, rather duplicated. (100s)
316 | £200
Postal Stationery: A selection, incl. Officials with Q.V. OHMS 1d. envelope for the Board of Agriculture with black mourning edges, unused, printed to private order wrappers, etc. (28 items)
546 | £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8, used academic collection on pages with notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., with covers (5) incl. plate 8 GC with large to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining impression at base, a few later plates, mixed condition but many fine and attractive examples. Ex. Moon. (54)
818 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. pale blue lightly mounted mint, slight perf. faults, light vertical gum crease and slightly stained gum but attractive appearance. S.G. 413, S.G. Spec. N70(4), cat. £3,500. Photo.
1051 | £920
1980 to 1989 collection of Benham commemorative f.d.c. (approx. 1300) in twenty eight albums mainly complete sets with range of handstamps and c.d.s., many signed incl. politicians, sportsmen, military figures and other celebrities.
89 | £80
Revenue Stamps: Consular Service: 1915 £50 claret and vermilion (the actual one illustrated in Barefoot), 1917-21 £50 claret and vermilion c.t.o. at Alexandria. Barefoot 129, 150a.
317 | £100
Postal Stationery: A collection of unused stamped envelopes from 1841 to 1970, incl. 1841 EP3b, 4b, 6b, 7a, 8a, 9a, 15, Furniss & Elliot caricatures, etc. (83), and 1870-1970 unused postcards (99), fine.
547 £60
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 JF, fine used with small to large margins on 1841 (Dec. 23) cover to Wandsford, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross, has ''Benenden/Penny Post'' at left. Photo.
820 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep bright blue, fine used block of four. R.P.S. certificate (2012) for a block of six and Hendon certificate (2014). S.G. Spec. N70(6), cat. £4,400+. Photo.
1052 | £80
1980 to 1996 comprehensive collection of Benham small silk covers and cards in twenty one albums in three cartons
90 | £60
Revenue Stamps: Copyright: A collection of items on two leaves. (90)
318 £550
Postal Stationery: 1d. pink envelopes, a used selection 1843-44, cancelled by numbered Maltese Crosses comprising ''7'' (2), ''8'', ''9'', ''11'', also number ''3'' cancelling 1844 (Mar. 7) envelope to Birmingham with additional 1841 1d. red-brown tied by second strike of the cancellation at lower left, mixed condition. Photo.
548 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9, used academic collection on pages with notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., incl. GE-GH strip of four (faults), a few covers, fronts or pieces, mixed condition but some fine and attractive examples, a few with clear profiles. Ex. Moon. (172)
822 | £600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. to 10s. collection of used multiples, each value in a block of four and a vertical block of six, the 10s. block of six being a fine used marginal example with selvedge at left, all but one block cancelled with c.d.s's, some perf. faults and separation, otherwise mainly good to fine. (6)
1053 | £60
1980 to 1996 extensive collection of Benham small silk covers and cards in twenty five albums and loose contained in three cartons with some other Countries issues included. (many 100's)
91 | £1000
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: A large accumulation in 10 binders. (1,000s)
320 | £50
Postal Stationery: 1879 to 1892, a selection of unused postal stationery overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' comprising 1879 11/2d. brown on buff, 1883 2d. brown on buff and 1889 3d. carmine on buff postcard, 1883 11/2d.+11/2d. and 1892 1d.+1d. reply cards, 1892 1d. carmine on light blue letter card and 1892 21/2d. light grey-blue envelope, fine. H&G 8, 12, 14, 18, A1b, B11. (7)
551 | £600
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11, used academic collection on pages with notes highlighting flaws, re-entries, etc., five covers incl. two examples BK, NB used on 1841 (Oct. 10) entire, a few later plates, mixed condition but many fine and attractive examples. Ex. Moon. (151)
823 £80
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull blue, mint, lightly toned gum and heavy hinge, otherwisefine. S.G. 417, S.G. Spec. N71(1), cat. £475. Photo.
1054 | £210
1980 to 2007 collection of unaddressed illustrated f.d.c's (780 approx) with commemorative sets all with special handstamps, definitives incl. booklet panes, most with Windsor handstamps, etc.
92 | £500
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: A heavily duplicated accumulation, sorted into bundles in 8 cartons. (1,000s)
322 | £150
Postal Stationery: Aerogrammes: 1974-2006 an unused and used comprehensive collection in ten albums, incl. a large range of types, dry prints, flaws, colour shifts, discount packs, special cancellations, also a stockbook of Q.E.II commemoratives with a range of flaws, etc. (100's)
552 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 used collection on pages incl. examples of first and second states, five used on cover, mixed condition but a number of good to fine four margined examples, a few other plates noted. S.G. Spec. BS1. Ex. Moon. (79)
826 | £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved mint selection with 2s.6d. (3, two unmounted), 5s. and 10s. (2, one very lightly mounted), varied condition, mostly with lightly toned gum. S.G. 450-452. (6)
1055 | £230
1982 to 89 collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's in seven albums with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps, slogan cancellations and c.d.s. (many 100s)
93 | £270
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: An unsorted selection on leaves and loosed in a carton. (1,000s)
325 | £260
Postal Stationery: Air Letters: 1965-81 selection of varieties, comprising 1965 Christmas 6p. with blue, green and yellow omitted, 1968 Christmas 9d. with blue and yellow omitted, 1969 Christmas 9d. with red, black and brown omitted, 1970 Christmas 9d. with violet omitted, 1974 Christmas 6p. with green colour missing on left hand of sheet, 1981 20p. with missing brown, all with normals for comparison.
553 £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 PF, watermark inverted, used with ample to very large margins, cancelled with an indistinct black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. B1c. Ex. Moon. Photo.
828 | £600
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher, A selection of control strips of three, incl. 1/2d. A24 perf. type 3A, H27 perf. type 3A, G27 G27 perf. type 3A, 1d. A24 perf. type 3A, C25 perf. type 2A, 3d. G27 perf. type 2A, 6d. D38 perf. type 2A, 9d. C25, 1s. J28, etc., also 1s. B24 pair, a few unmounted, mostly good to fine. (20)
1056 | £780
1982 to 2005 extensive collection of Benham definitive f.d.c's in twenty seven Benham cover albums with high values incl. gutter pairs and blocks incl. 1993 Britannia £10 plate 1A block, other values in plate and clyinder blocks, booklet panes with machin, Greetings and Prestige issues, Regionals, Postage Dues, range of handstamps and c.d.s., a few are signed, etc. (1350 approx)
94 | £300
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: A collection in an album with a good range from 1673 (document) to 1966, incl. 1882-85 issue with specimen to £5 value (21), assorted underprints, also a range of cancelled embossed stamps and Perkins Bacon receipts from their archive (7).
328 | £95
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1892 S.T.O. 21/2d. + 21/2d. grey-blue (ESC 51) used 1892 (July 14) from Bath to France with ''Alfred Smith & Co. /Bath/Foreign Stamp Importers'' around one stamp.
554 | £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 used collection on pages incl. RI-RJ pair on 1841 (Nov. 1) cover, TC on 1841 (July 17) 'Sunday' cover, AK on large cover with additional ''2'' handstruck postage due mark, mixed condition. S.G. Spec. BS2. Ex. Moon. (30)
829 | £480
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 9d. (with both 6d.), each with watermark inverted, unmounted mint, 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 2d. and 4d. with controls at base, mainly fine. (11)
1057 | £230
1984 to 1990 collection of Benham f.d.c's ( 390 approx ) in seven albums mainly commemorative sets with range of handstamps, c.d.s., selection of Gold series limited editions, a few signed, etc.
95 | £110
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: Adhesives: A duplicated collection in a carton on documents and loose. (1,000s)
329 | £320
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1894(c.) two embossed stamped to order 1/2d. to 1s. set of ten (with 1883 1d., 1892 10d. and 1892 1/2d.) struck together on an envelope (260 x 139mm), very fine unused. Huggins (page 51) states 'Envelopes bearing a set are known but are probably of a philatelic origin rather than proofs''.
555 £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 SB, with good to large margins, tied to 1841 (Oct. 14) cover from Leeds to Bradford by black Maltese Cross, lower left corner also just tied by neat ''BRADFORD YORKS'' townstamp, a very fine and attractive cover. S.G. Spec. BS2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
830 £100
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown corner block of six variety double perfs. at top left, some creasing, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 420. Photo.
1058 | £750
1990 to 1999 collection of Benham commemorative f.d.c. ( 1120 approx ) in twenty three albums mainly complete sets with range of handstamps and c.d.s, many signed incl. politicians, sportsmen, military figures and other celebrities.
96 | £600
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: Appropriated Embossed Revenues, from Additional Duty Revenues to War Risks. (100s)
331 | £80
Postal Stationery: Penny Postage Jubilee: 1890 Post Office Christmas and New Year Greetings card, (165 x 242mm.), 1d. stationery card used, 1d. envelope unused, Harry Furniss caricature envelope and card, also William Elliot card, varied condition.
558 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 15 used collection on pages incl. PC repaired re-entry, DC cancelled by part 'Town' handstamp and black Maltese Cross, pairs comprising EG-EH, GJ-GK, SE-TE, TC-TD, six covers or fronts, mixed condition but many good to fine four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (258)
831 £250
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1s. bistre-brown, a lower right corner single with watermark inverted, tiny crease in selvedge, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 429Wi, Spec. N45(1)a, cat. £600. Photo.
1059 | £450
1990 to 1999 collection of Benham f.d.c's ( 675 approx ) in thirteen albums mainly commemorative sets but with some high value definitives and booklet panes, with range of handstamps, c.d.s., selection of Gold series limited editions, some are signed, a few Pilgrim covers, etc.
97 | £130
Revenue Stamps: Embossed: Customs: 1861 pink series with 50+ items to the £5 value, also 1871 red embossed, cancelled and un-cancelled, (100s)
332 | £65
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1928 K.G.V 1d. + 1d. s.t.o. postcard, (CSP90) , unused, fine.
560 | £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 17 used collection on pages incl. DD with upright blue-black Maltese Cross, QE-QF pair, selection of first and second states, etc. fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (63)
833 £3800
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. superb imprimatur set of four, superb unmounted mint marginal examples from the left of the sheet, with ''BPMA'' handstamp on reverse. S.G. 434-437 var. Photo.
1060 | £230
1990 to 2000 collection of mainly illustrated f.d.c's in five albums with commemorative and definitive issues with a range of handstamps, slogan cancellations and c.d.s. (many 100s)
98 | £65
Revenue Stamps: Foreign Bill: An accumualation with commercial overprints, on leaves and loose.
335 | £140
Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: A K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation, mainly used, incl. range of sizes, rates and types, etc. (few 100's)
561 £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 17 BG used with faint red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. BS6sb. R.P.S. certificate (1990). Photo.
835 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black unmounted mint, light overall toning and small crease, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1975). S.G. 438. Photo.
1061 | £150
2000 to 2003 collection of Benham f.d.c's (190 approx) in four albums mainly commemorative sets but with some high value definitives, and booklet panes, with range of handstamps, selection of Gold series limited editions, a few are signed, etc.
99 £350
Revenue Stamps: Guildhall Consultation: 1892 2s.6d. imperforate colour trial block of four from top-right corner of sheet, printed in red, only one sheet known and most are damaged, rare. Photo.
340 | £150
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A9 used 1840 (July 3), 1d. envelope A180 unused, 2d. envelope a197 unused, fine.
562 | £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 18 used collection on pages incl. PE orange-brown cancelled by Norwich Maltese Cross, examples used on piece comprising EB, IK tied by Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, LI, etc. fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (45)
836 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, lightly mounted mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat. £750. Photo.
1062 | £2000
2000 to 2016 extensive collection of illustrated first day covers (5000 approx) in seventy two albums and loose contained in twelve cartons with both commemorative and definitive issues, various cover producers but majority are Benhams, with special handstamps, miniature sheets, booklet panes, Post and Go, Smilers, a few covers are signed, 2012 Olympics, etc.
100 £200
Revenue Stamps: Guildhall Consultation: 1892 2s.6d. imperforate colour trial horizontal pair, printed in violet, only one sheet known and most are damaged, rare. Photo.
341 | £200
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A10, A142, envelope A142, used, fair to good. Ex. Moon. (3)
563 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 19 used collection on pages incl. a partial reconstruction, pairs comprising AK-AL, EH-EI, distinctive and blue-black Maltese Crosses (a few on later plates), mixed condition but a good number of fine four margined examples, a few later plates noted. Ex. Moon. (185)
837 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black mint, patchy gum toning, two small gum wrinkles, very lightly mounted. S.G. 438. Photo.
1063 | £480
Postage Dues: A collection in an album, incl. 1914-22 to 1s. (2) mint, 1924-31 to 2d.6d. mint, 1936-37 to 2s.6d. mint and used, 1954-55 to 2s.6d. mint, 1955-57 to 5s. mint, multiples, a few covers, etc., later with issues to 1994, mainly fine. (100s)
101 £180
Revenue Stamps: Horse Duty: 1821 ''1 Horse'' in black, ''249'' control, scarce. Photo.
342 £480
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A24 and 2d. lettersheet a98 unused, 1d. envelope A173 used with red Maltese Cross, and 2d. envelope a198 used with ''13'' barred cancellation to Liverpool, the unused items fine and the used with faults. Photo.
564 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plates 20 to 22, a used collection in an album with pairs incl. plate 20 AA-AB on piece, a range of cancellations incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types, blue or blue-black Maltese Crosses, numbered Maltese Cross, a couple of examples appear unused, mixed condition but a good number fine. Ex. Moon. (100s)
838 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, mint, lightly toned gum and mild crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat. £750. Photo.
1064 | £140
Postage Dues: 1902 to 1992, A collection of covers and cards in two folders, incl. range of frankings, handstamps, mail from overseas, etc. (185 items)
102 £210
Revenue Stamps: House of Lords: 1902 £3 lilac and scarlet, overprinted ''CANCELLED'', crease at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
343 | £250
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. letter sheets A10 unused, A63 used to Monmouth, 1d. envelopes A154 used to Cockermouth cancelled red Maltese Cross and two line ''TP/Hackney No'', A155 used 1840 (July) from Cheldford to London, 2d. envelope a199 unused, fair to fine.
566 | £600
1841 1d. red-brown plates 23 to 27, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. pairs (14), a range of cancellations incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types, blue or blue-black Maltese Crosses, numbered Maltese Crosses, re-entries etc., mixed condition but a good number fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
839 £1000
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black used corner block of four from the upper left of the sheet, with c.d.s. cancellations, folded through vertical perfs., very faintly toned otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 438. Photo.
1065 | £95
Postage Dues: 1914-22 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, occasional light gum wrinkle otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. D1s-D8s, Spec. R1s-R8s, cat. £390+.
103 | £1000
Revenue Stamps: Ireland: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Admiralty Court 1868 unissued set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Bankruptcy 1882 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Chancery Fee 1868 £2 (2), £3, £5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Petty Sessions, Registration of Deeds, Northern Ireland Judicature Fee Q.E.II £5 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' and imperforate £10 proof, etc., varied condition. (214)
344 £300
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured) sent from Dorking to Saffron Walden via London with red Maltese Cross and signed ''Fitzalan'' at lower left, on the reverse are ''DORKING/AP 28/184.'' c.d.s. in blue and London transit ''F/29 AP29/1840'' Chief Office morning duty c.d.s. in red, however both have probably been altered from ''AU'' to ''AP'', part of address obliterated and some staining on front. An interesting curio. B.P.A. certificate (1993) describes it as a ''date slug error''. Sold 'as is'. Photo.
567 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 25 SL, four good to large margins, used with complete Dorchester town cancellation on piece, fine. S.G. Spec. BS11va, cat. £1,100. Photo.
840 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, used with indistinct c.d.s., fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1066 | £85
Postage Dues: 1914-22 1/2d. to 1s. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, occasional light gum wrinkle otherwise fine with gum. Spec. R1s-R8s, cat. £390.
104 | £160
Revenue Stamps: Licences: A collection in an album, incl. broadcasting licence from 1948 to 1997 with M9 and C15 complete licences, also assessed tax forms for 1884, 1901 and 1916, licences for male servants, club licences and club registration and a tea dealer licence, etc.
345 £120
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. letter sheet A15 (Forme 1) used 1841 (Dec.), from Dunfermline to Leslie ''P Markinch'', fine and clear black Maltese Cross. Photo.
568 | £700
1841 1d. red-brown plates 28 to 30, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. plate 28 state 2 TG, TK, plate 30 RE-SF block of four, pairs incl. plate 28 AG-AH, KJ-KK, LE-LF, NA-NB, 29 KC-KD, FC-FD, 30 OD-OE, TG-TH, a range of cancellations incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types, blue or blue-black Maltese Crosses, numbered Maltese Crosses, states and re-entries etc., mixed condition but a good number fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s, 250+ are plate 30)
841 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with centrally struck large London c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
1067 | £550
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: An unmounted mint collection of Alderney, Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man in seven Lighthouse hingless albums and a stockbook contained in two cartons with a comprehensive range of issues to 2016, also 1937 Coronation Omnibus sets mint in a special album. (100s)
105 | £400
Revenue Stamps: Local Revenues: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Gloucestershire 1870 imperforate proof in red-brown, Justice Room, Liverpool Beetroot Sugar Association 1896 (c.) 1s., Liverpool Cotton Association, Mayors Court, Northampton, Sheffield 1892 (c.) 2s.6d., etc., varied condition. (84)
347 | £150
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. letter sheet A35 (Forme 3) unused, with The Scottish Provident Institution, fine unused. S.G. Spec. MA40d.
569 | £520
1841 1d. red-brown plates 31 to 33, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. plate 31 FK-FL pair, 33 KI-LI vertical pair on piece alongside 1841 2d. blue, AJ-BJ cancelled by number ''8'' in Maltese Cross, a range of cancellations incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types, blue or blue-black Maltese Crosses, double letters, etc., mixed condition but a good number fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
842 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black used with very light indistinct cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1068 | £260
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: A range of sets and minature sheets from 1980-2015 both unmounted mint and used for Alderney, Guernsey and Isle of Man, in two well filled stockbooks also a quantity of unaddressed illustrated f.d.c's (680 approx)
106 | £110
Revenue Stamps: Motor related licences, incl. driving licences in name of Frank Brown from 1941 to 1963, road fund licences (tax discs) from 1924 to 2008, also other misc. tax disc's for the life of F. Brown vehicles, also licences for heavy goods vehicle, Irish tax disc's and a certificate of Exemption (1994). (100s)
349 £100
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. envelope A154 (Forme 2), used within London 1840 (July 19), cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, slightly soiled. Photo.
570 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown plates 34 to 36, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. plate 34 state 2 SC-SD pair, a few items on piece, a range of cancellations incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types, numbered Maltese Crosses, etc., fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
844 £300
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition 9, one 1/2d. and two 1d. panes with watermark inverted, mixed perfs., slightly rusted staple, otherwise fine. S.G. BB5, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1069 | £270
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: 1994 to 2013, an unmounted mint accumulation in twelve albums, incl. Guernsey, Alderney, Isle Of Man and Jersey largely complete for the period, mainly fine. (100s)
107 | £70
Revenue Stamps: Newspaper Stamps: A collection of items 1800s onwards.
350 £220
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. envelope A166 (Forme 3) used 1840 (Sept.) from Alton to Winslow, cancelled contrary to regulations with the red Maltese Cross at lower-left, Alton datestamp on front (month inverted), a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
572 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plates 37 to 45, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. plate 37 PC cancelled by number ''4'' in Maltese Cross, pairs (8) incl. plate 38 FH-FI, PG-PH, 43 CG-GH, GB-GC, QB-RB, a range of cancellations during the transitional Maltese Cross to 1844 obliteration period, incl. Scottish and Irish Maltese Crosses, 1844 types in blue-black, numbered Maltese Crosses, etc., mixed condition but many fine examples. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
845 | £350
King George V: Booklets: 1924 2s. booklet editions 54 to 125, fifty examples with only two stamps and advert pair in each booklet, also 1929 PUC 2s. (5) with the same stamps and 1935 5s. edition 15 missing eight 11/2d, stamps, mainly good condition. (56)
1070 | £150
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: Revenues: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Guernsey, Isle of Man 1889 £1 (2, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1904 £1, 1921 £1, 1951 £1, 1960 set mint, Jersey 1979 £100 and 1981 £500 both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., varied condition. (175)
108 | £200
Revenue Stamps: Playing Card Duty: A selection of unused 3d. wrappers on leaves, incl. two smaller size wrappers (one blue and one black for imported cards), some with folded corners, otherwise mainly fine. (9)
351 £140
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. envelope A170 (Forme 3) used 1840 (Dec.) from Templemore to Inishannon, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, on reverse has Cork and Templemore datestamps, has short message written inside. Photo.
573 £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 41 SJ-TL, very fine used block of six with small to enormous margins, displaying a portion of the adjoining impressions at left, cancelled by ''207'' 1844 type of Clitheroe, affected by vertical wrinkle that barely detracts from the superb appearance. S.G. Spec. BS26D. Ex. Moon. Photo.
847 £150
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 103, all panes watermark upright, mixed perfs, fine. S.G. BB13, cat. £500. Photo.
1071 | £620
Channel Islands: W.W.II Red Cross Forms and Envelopes: A well written up collection on large display leaves, incl. range of different types with Prisoners of War, Wounded and Missing Department, Foreign Relations Department, Summary Form used at Lisbon with violet boxed ''RED CROSS BUREAU'', Bradshaw Advice cards (14), Window envelopes used at Geneva (12), without window envelopes (2), range of censor marks and Red Cross cachets, etc. (73 items)
109 | £500
Revenue Stamps: Probate Court: A selection, incl. £5 imperforate proof with manuscript initials, 1858 to £5 set (less 3d., 2s.6d.), 1860 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., varied condition. (22)
352 | £190
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 1d. envelopes A175, A177, A179 and A189 (Forme 4) all unused, good to fine.
576 | £300
1841 1d. red-brown plates 59 to 75, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl. plate 59 DC-DF strip of four, 61 RA-SB block of four, 65 BG-BK strip of five, 67 AE with enormous margins and part selvedge at top, 68 TD-TJ strip of seven, FA-FD strip of four, 69 PI-PK strip of three, a few blue or blue-black cancellations, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (100s)
848 £130
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 103, all panes with watermarks inverted, mixed perfs., fine S.G. BB13. Photo.
1072 | £170
Guernsey: 1940-99 collection of mainly illustrated first day covers and cards in twelve albums contained in two cartons with some Wartime issues incl. 1942 Bank note paper on plain cover, Benham small and large silks, also Alderney, etc. (100's)
110 | £120
Revenue Stamps: Probate Court: A collection of documents all with high value embossed probate stamps, incl. £1,000 and £500 on a document, another bearing two £900 stamps. (8)
353 £80
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 2d. letter sheet a90 and envelope a202, unused, fair and good respectively. Ex. Moon. Photo.
577 | £850
1841 1d. red-brown plates 76 to 87, a used collection in an album with partial reconstructions incl., plate 78 SA (2), SB, SC (2), SD, SF, SI (2), SJ, SK, all with inverted ''S'', 79 NK-NL marginal pair displaying part of selvedge inscription at right, LG-ML block of twelve on large piece cancelled alongside NL-OL vertical pair, 81 KI-LK block of six, 85 PB-GD attractive block of six, 86 SA-TR block of four, a few blue or blue-black postmarks, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
849 £420
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition number 281, all panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. BB14, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1073 | £240
Guernsey: 1969 to 2010, a collection in four boxed albums, largely complete for the period unmounted mint and used, also Alderney complete from 1983 to 2010 unmounted mint and used, mainly fine. (100s)
112 | £320
Revenue Stamps: Revenue Adhesives: A mainly Q.V. collection, incl. Civil Service, Foreign Bill (including overprints), Consular Service, etc. (1,000s)
354 | £110
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 2d. letter sheets a90 and a103, unused, good to fine.
578 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 77b BA the 'B-blank' error corrected, used with close to large margins, with indistinct cancellation, repair to upper margin, a presentable example of this rare stamp. S.G. Spec. BS29b, cat. £1,900. Ex. Moon. Photo.
850 £210
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 2s. booklet edition 353, 1/2d., 1d. and one 11/2d. panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB17, cat. £600. Photo.
1074 | £240
Guernsey: 1969 to 2016 extensive collection of illustrated first day covers and cards in sixteen albums and loose contained in two cartons with Post Office, Benham and Cotswold issues, also Alderney. (100's)
113 | £420
Revenue Stamps: Revenues Adhesives: Q.V. to K.E.VII collection incl. Admiralty Court, Civil Service, Foreign Bill in a heavily duplicated album, etc. (100s)
355 | £95
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 2d. letter sheets a97 and a98 (some reinforcement), unused, good.
580 | £160
1841 1d. red-brown plates 92 to 101, a used collection in an album incl. plate 94 AG-AJ strip of four, 96 TB (re-entry), 97 PG-PI strip of three, 101 MC-ND block of four cancelled contrary to regulations, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (approx. 200)
851 £180
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition 192, all panes with inverted wmks., mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB24, cat. £550. Photo.
1075 | £160
Isle of Man: 1958 to 1999 collection of illustrated covers and cards in eleven albums contained in two cartons with a selection of earlier regional issues, Benham small and large silks, special handstamps, a few are signed, etc. (100's)
114 £300
Revenue Stamps: Southampton: 1878 Town Court Fees undenominated imperf. proof sheet of nine, with ''WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED'' at top and ''GREAT WINCHESTER STREET'' at base, fine, attached to card. Photo.
356 | £130
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 2d. envelopes a200 and a208 unused, fine.
581 | £480
1841 1d. red-brown plates 102 to 131, a used collection in an album incl. 105 SD, SJ, 107 SJ both with inverted ''S'', a couple of pairs and items on piece, a few blue or blue-black postmarks, fair to fine. Ex. Moon. (100s)
853 £75
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 171, all panes with watermarks upright, mixed perfs., the first pane with a tone spot on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB25, cat. £450. Photo.
1076 | £150
Isle of Man: 1969 to 2016 extensive collection of illustrated first day covers in eleven albums and loose contained in two cartons with Post Office, Benham and Cotswold issues. (100's)
115 | £190
Revenue Stamps: Unappropriated Dies: Various imperforate proofs handstamped with a range of specimen types including 8d., 1s. (marginal pair), 1s.6d. (2 different), 2s. (marginal pair), 2s.6d., £1 and £2. Various dies, condition is mixed but includes some superb examples.
357 £50
1840 Mulready Envelopes and Letter Sheets: 2d. envelope a201 unused, light toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
582 | £550
1841 2d. blue used academic collection on pages, with pairs incl. plate 3 AL-BL, QF-QG, SG-SH on piece, TH-TI, plate 4 BK-BL, EH-EI, RC-RD, RK-RL, and IE-IG strip of three, mixed condition but a number of fine four margined examples, fifteen with Maltese Cross cancellations. Ex. Moon. (68)
854 £150
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 171, all panes with watermarks upright, mixed perfs., the first pane with slight toning on gum and light front cover bend otherwise fine and fresh, also edition 170 missing the first 11/2d. pane. S.G. BB25. Photo.
1077 | £120
Isle of Man : 1973 to 2010, a collection in four boxed albums, largely complete unmounted mint and used, mainly fine. (100s)
116 £620
Revenue Stamps: Unappropriated Dies: 1872 Ten Shilling die proof in black on glazed white card, handstamped ''June 6, 1872'' and ''AFTER STRIKING'', manuscript initials in pencil in bottom left corner. Photo.
358 £60
1840 Mulready, ''WHITAKER'S/ALMANACK'' facsimile used 1893 (Sep. 30) in London with 1d. lilac, a little roughly opened, otherwise fine. Photo.
588 £320
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 132 to 171, a collection of plated (by vendor) examples on cover incl. plate 160 OF-OG affixed to 1853 (Apr. 4) cover to Bewdley, 164 RE with small to large margins used on 1853 (Aug. 23) 1d. postal stationery envelope, 170 MB with good to large margins on 1854 (Feb. 17) cover to Todmorden, 171 BJ with good to large even margins on 1853 (Nov. 11) cover to Settle, HG-HH fine used pair with enormous margins on 1853 (July 25) cover form Liphook to London, Sunday post, lavender tinted paper, etc., mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (33)
855 £210
King George V: Booklets: 1934 Harrison 3s. booklet edition 283, fine. S.G. BB26, cat. £650. Photo.
1078 | £150
Jersey: 1941 to 1999 collection of mainly illustrated first day covers and cards in nine albums with Benham large and small silks, etc. (100's)
117 | £350
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: A small selection, incl. The Electric Telegraph Co. 1861 3d. used, 1s. mint, 1s.6d. used, London District Telegraph Co. Ltd., first design 3d., United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Co. Ltd., Universal Private Telegraph Co.,etc., mixed condition. (92)
359 | £520
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: A selection of Deraedemaeker reprints, comprising Fores Comic envelopes no. 1, 4, Southgate caricatures nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, Menzies, Ocean Penny Postage (4), Valentines Anti-Slavery, Brotherhood and Intemperance envelopes, fair to fine. (14 items)
589 £70
1841 1d. red-brown plate 142 LH, used with good to large margins three sides, cut into at right, used with black Maltese Cross, a scarce late use of the Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. BS2. Photo.
857 £110
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 3s. photogravure booklet edition 318, 11/2d. panes with inverted wmks., others upright, mixed perfs., cover imperfections, otherwise fine, S.G. BB29, cat. £550, also with 1935 Jubilee 3s. editions 295 (missing one 11/2d. pane) and 296, and 1935 5s. photogravure booklet edition 15, missing one 11/2d. pane of six. Photo.
1079 | £140
Jersey: 1969 to 2010, a collection in four boxed albums, largely complete unmounted mint and used for the period, mainly fine. (100s)
118 | £85
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: A selection incl. Universal Private Telegraph Co; 6d. (8) with two examples of ''n for h'' and two pairs, 1s. (26) including two pairs a strip of 3 and a mis-perforated block of 12, various coloured controls. United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Co; horizontal format small control 1s 6d. block of 4 and 3d. (3), large control 6d. (2), 1s., 1s 6d. block of 4, 2s. and with ''interest'' 6d. and 1s. single and block of 4. (55)
360 £290
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1880 (June 14) envelope with original letter, used from London to New Southgate, depicting pen and ink drawing of a female head superimposed on a butterfly, franked by 1880-81 1d., a few minor tone spots. Photo.
591 | £2800
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown collection on pages comprising plate 93 RK, 94 JI, 95 GK, 96 HE, CC, LL on piece, 97 PI, QC, BL, FD, 98 QF, LD (2), LF, KB, 99 FF, 100 GL, HK, SI, QH, also four examples affixed (may not belong) to covers comprising plate 98 CJ on 1851 (Sept. 13) envelope, plate 100 KK on 1850 (Dec. 18) cover, RH on 1854 (Feb. 18) envelope, plus plate 99 JE (faults) tied to 1851 (June 4) envelope, with selection of imperforates for comparison, mainly good. Ex. Moon. (25)
859 £180
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 5s. photogravure booklet edition 15, all panes with upright wmk., mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BB37, cat. £650. Photo.
1080 | £170
Jersey: 1969 to 2016 extensive collection of illustrated first day covers and cards in nine albums albums and loose contained in two cartons with Post Office, Benham and Cotswold issues, (100's)
119 | £100
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: A small selection incl. London District Telegraph Co; 1862 6d. black on vermillion, scarce and 1865 3d. (2) and 6d. The Electric Telegraph Co; 1861 RG-JSF imperforate proofs for the 1s. and 2s. values, 1864 RG-HW 6d. perf. 12.5 and 3d. perf. 10. Condition typically very mixed. (8)
362 £230
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: 1850 (Mar. 15) entire from Mark near Highbridge to Yeovil, franked by a fine 1841 1d. red-brown JK, tied by ''864'' barred oval of Wells in green, with Mark u.d.c. in red, Cross u.d.c., Bath, Somerset and Yeovil datestamps on the reverse, rare. Photo.
592 £260
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 93 EC used on 1853 (Dec. 21) cover from London to Bath, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 16b, cat. £2,000. Photo.
860 £210
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) 5s. photogravure booklet edition 15, the 1d. pane with upright wmk., the others inverted, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB37, cat. £650. Photo.
1081 £400
Jersey: 1865 cover to Caen franked by 1856-58 1d. (4), tied by gros chiffres ''3734'' and with octagonal ''ANGL B.M./St MALO'' datestamp in red, manuscript ''12'' rate mark. Brandon certificate (1997). Photo.
120 | £140
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: Bonelli's Electric Telegraph Co Ltd., 6d. imperforate plate proof (?) in black on un-gummed, un-watermarked, paper without control number, rare, plus 1861 perforated stamps including 3d. green (2), 6d. black (3), 9d blue (3, including scarce pair) and 1s. 1861 3d. brown (6). Condition mixed but generally good to fine mint.
363 | £300
Cancellations: London: North West: A selection of postcards, incl. Cricklewood, Kilburn, Willesdon, street scenes, also some Parcel Post labels, etc. (194 items)
593 £500
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 93 KD, used on 1854 (Apr. 10) cover to Ludlow, lightly tied by Shrewsbury 'Spoon' cancellation, centred left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. £2,200. Ex. Moon. Photo.
861 | £180
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1911-12 Watermark Crown 1d. die 1B with watermark upright and with watermark inverted (2), and Watermark Simple Cypher 1/2d. die 1B with watermark inverted, mint, mixed perfs., mainly fine. S.G. NB2a, 4, a.
1082 £120
Jersey: 1979 Cattle Conference 25p. with variety gold printing double, in a fine unmounted mint traffic light block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet with normal block for comparison, scarce. S.G. 203 var, C JEY406a, cat. £1,600 for singles, circa 20 mint known. Photo.
121 | £170
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company; Imperforate remainders,1s., 1s.6d., 2s.6d., 4s. and 5s., with controls 1s.6d., 2s.6d., 4s. and 5s., without control numbers 1s., 2s.6d., 5s., varied condition.
364 | £900
Cancellations: London Suburban Numerals: A selection on imperforate and perforated 1d.'s, incl. numbers 3 to 88, some in blue, a rare group. (42)
594 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 97 HB, used on 1854 (Apr. 28) cover to Glasgow, just affected by light filing fold, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. £2,100. Ex. Moon. Photo.
866 £1900
King Edward VIII 1936 Definitive Issue Essays: 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 21/2d., four essays of design type ''B'', based on H.H. Brown's suggestion with the portrait taken from a photograph by Hugh Cecil, printed by Harrisons in their colour standards, perforated 15 x 14, on gummed paper with ''GvR'' block cypher watermark, fine mint with part to large part original gum, usual minor perf. imperfections, rare, only five sets believed to be in private hands. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 222, cat. £8,000. Photo.
1083 £2400
Lundy: 1837 entire written and headed ""Off Lundy"", addressed to Ashley Down and landed at Bristol receiving an 1837 Bristol backstamp. Accompanied by a typed transcript. Very rare early letter. Photo.
122 | £880
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company; Imperforate remainders, 3d., 6d., 1s, 1s.6d., 2s. and 3s., 1860 black controls 3d., 6d., 1s., 1s.6d., 2s.6d., 3s., 4s. and 5s. 1861 red controls 6d., 1s and 1s.6d. All mint/unused examples in mixed condition as is typical. The higher values are rare stamps. (17)
365 | £480
Cancellations: Machine Cancellations: A collection of covers, cards and a few stamps, in a folder, incl. Charles Rideout 1859 (Sept. 1) cover with code ''HS'', 1859 (May 15) cover with code ''CR'', Azemar, Hoster, Bickerdike, etc. (82 items)
595 | £680
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 DB, IE, NC, PK, QJ, good to fine used with imperf. examples for comparison. S.G. CE2, cat. £3,125. Ex. Moon.
867 £2700
King Edward VIII 1936 Definitive Issue Essays: 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 21/2d., four essays of design type ''C'', based on H.H. Brown's suggestion with the portrait taken from a photograph by Hugh Cecil, printed by Harrisons in their colour standards, perforated 15 x 14, on gummed paper with ''GvR'' block cypher watermark, very fine mint with large part to near complete original gum, rare, only five sets believed to be in private hands. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 222, cat. £8,000. Photo.
1085 £260
Lundy: 1929-30 First Definitives: The set of five values in imperforate proofs cross gutter blocks of four, on thin ungummed paper, unique. Photo.
123 £450
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1854 ''Under 100 miles'' imperforate plate proof block of four in black on card, without control numbers, very rare. Photo.
366 £350
Machine Cancellations: 1886 cover to Vienna bearing 1883 21/2d. lilac AJ, cancelled by the scarce Ethridge machine which was trialled in London in 1886 and 1887, flap missing. An unusual and attractive use of this machine on a surface printed stamp. Photo.
596 £250
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 IH, fine used, trivial light perf. toning, with imperf 98 IH for comparison. S.G. CE2, cat. £625. Ex. Moon. Photo.
868 £400
King Edward VIII: 1936 bromide (35 x 48mm) of H.J. Brown's design for a proposed 3d. value, fine. Photo.
1087 | £100
Lundy: 1929-30 First Definitives: A superb written up and well illustrated collection comprising transfer types, cross gutter and imprint blocks, full panes of 1/2p., 1p. and 6p. (2), plus study of colour changes on 6p. value.
124 £450
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1854 3d. imperforate plate proof block of four in black on wove paper, without control numbers, few imperfections, otherwise fine and very rare. Photo.
367 £120
Machine Cancellations: 1912 Wilkinson Machine, 1912 (Jan. 25) first day envelope and a 1912 (Feb. 17) Q.V. 1/2d. postal stationery card showing the ''LONDON E.C./172'' double ring c.d.s., the first in black and second in red. Photo.
597 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 LK, used with cancellation clear of profile, tiny paper inclusion otherwise very fine, attractive, with imperf 98 LK for comparison. S.G. CE2, cat. £625. Ex. Moon. Photo.
869 £620
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept. 7) Coronation 11/2d. imperforate Coronation essay with portrait in Welsh Guards uniform, in brown, prepared by Harrison and Sons with portrait within curtain with frame (design B), on gummed paper watermarked ''E8R'' sideways, fine with full gum, rare. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 223, cat. £1,750. Photo.
1088 | £350
Lundy: 1929-30 First Definitives: A collection of covers and cards incl. straight line ""LUNDY"" cancellation type Bc (heavily inked), ""Received from H.M. Ships"", several early usages. plus 1930 inward cover to ""Postmaster, Lundy"" endorsed ""Closed"" and returned to sender with several datestamps and cachets. (15)
125 £300
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1854 1s. imperforate plate proof in black on wove paper, without control numbers, few imperfections, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
368 £95
Machine Cancellations: 1912 cover with red ''LONDON. E.C./1D./POSTAGE PAID/ (crown)'' applied by the Wilkinson 'penny in the slot' machine, with black London E.C. datestamp (Jan. 25), the first day of use of this experimental machine. Photo.
598 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 SJ, used on small 1851 (Dec. 15) London internal envelope, centred upper left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. £2,600. Ex. Moon. Photo.
870 £620
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept. 23) 11/2d. imperforate Coronation essay with portrait in Welsh Guards uniform within plain oval (design I), in bright blue on gummed watermarked paper, a trifle ragged along the right edge, otherwise very fine with large part gum. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 224, cat. £1,750. Photo.
1089 | £170
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: A selection of twelve mint and one used on stocksheet, comprises 1/2d. roll 1, roll 2 (2), roll 3, roll 5, roll 6, and roll 7 used, 3d. roll 1 (2), roll 2 (3) and roll 4. (13)
126 £120
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company, 1859 Directors message stamp for Captn. Huish, mint, scarce.
369 £180
Machine Cancellations: 1926 cover bearing 11/2d. meter essay, with ''SPECIMEN/ONLY'' in date portion. Photo.
599 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 99 BA, used on 1851 (June 7) cover to Louth, tied by London Inland ''31'' numeral (Wandsworth), with contents from Lord Egremont detailing arrangements for a visit to Louth, adhesive centred upper left. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. £2,600. Ex. Moon. Photo.
871 £700
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept. 23) 11/2d. imperforate Coronation essay with portrait in Welsh Guards uniform on plain background (Seaforth design type K), in bright blue on gummed watermarked paper, slight gum disturbance at top, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 224, cat. £1,750. Photo.
1093 | £100
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: 1/2d. Tram Ticket 01685 from roll 4 uncancelled on outward Pitman cover and 02318 roll 5 on outward cover. (2)
127 | £200
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The English and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company; 1853, mint with black control numbers, 1s. (2), 1s.6d. (4) including strip of 3, 2s.6d., 4s. and 5s., proofs/remainders without control numbers, 1s (4) including a scarce tete-beche pair, 1s.6d. (2), 2s (pair), 4s (2) and 5s. (20).
370 | £270
Cancellations: Mail Boats: A selection comprising ''A 83'' on 10d., ''A 86''on 1d. pair, ''A 93'' on 3d., ''A 99'' on 3d., ''B0 3'' on 1d. and 4d., fair to fine.
600 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 99 RI, fine used, affixed to 1854 (June 3) cover to Glasgow, cancelled by London Inland ''6'' obliterator. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. £2,100. Ex. Moon. Photo.
872 £600
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept. 23) 11/2d. imperforate Coronation essay with profile head within oval wreath in brown on gummed watermarked paper, light wrinkle, otherwise fine with near complete original gum. Photo.
1094 | £550
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: 1/2d. Tram Ticket 01841 from roll 4 mint, very rare, one of only two examples recorded, plus 01944 on pilot signed outward cover.
128 | £210
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: National Telephone Company Ltd., a selection, incl. 1d., 4d. and 1s. in sheetlets of twelve, 1s. brown bisected used on piece, etc. (59)
371 | £100
Cancellations: Mail Boats: 1841 1d. red-brown cancelled by ''A 98'', faults but scarce.
601 £550
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 GH-GI, fine lightly used pair. S.G. Spec. CE2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
873 | £160
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. booklet editions 357, 361 and 371, fine with slightly mixed perfs. S.G. BC2, cat. £420.
1097 | £70
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: 1/2d. roll 3 strip of three mint without gum, roll 6 mint and 3d. rolls 1 and 2 mint and roll 4 unmounted mint. (7).
129 | £210
Military Telegraph Stamps: A small selection, incl. 1884 1d., 3d., 6d., 1s. and 2s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1886 Cairo overprints 0.1pi. on 1d. and 1p. on 6d. mint, 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion and 1/2d. blue-green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc. (33)
373 | £130
Cancellations: Scots Local Cancellations: Two Scots Locals covers, both bearing 1d. stars, with 1855 cover to Elgin with unrecorded ''DUNBOG'' in blue on flap (affected by tear), 1855 cover from Fife to Perth with unrecorded type VIII boxed ''DURADEN'' handstamp in black, few minor faults, otherwise fine.
602 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 JH, a fine unused example with usual redistributed gum or regummed, small surface fault at upper right. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. £3,500. Photo.
875 | £210
King George VI: A collection in an album, incl. 1939-48 to £1 mint, 1951 Festival set mint, f.d.c.'s with the first six issued from the 1939-47 issue, 1940 Centenary (2), 1946 Peace, 1948 Silver Wedding £1 on plain cover (not tied), 1948 Olympic Games (2, one with with slogan cancellation), etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1098 £480
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: 3d. Tram Ticket 00665 from roll 2 with type Ce cancellation in bright blue on 1938 (Sept. 15) Millcombe Hose postcard bearing K.E.VIII 21/2d., to Stanard in Chattanooga, with a message signed by him. Also bearing a 1929 Lundy 1p. corner marginal example tied to picture side at left of tram ticket. Only eight examples of roll 2 are recorded used, of which only four are known on cover. Photo.
130 £420
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1884 - 85 Military Telegraphs set, 1d. to £1, values to 10s. handstamped specimen type 9, £1 type 11. Fine mint and well above average for this set. (8) Hiscocks 1-8 specimens, S.G. MT1-MT8.
374 | £160
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps, Telegraph Office cancellations: 1867 3d. rose plate 8, 1872 6d. pale buff plate 11, 1867 1s plate 5 (2) and 6 used ''Birmingham Telegraph Office'', 1867 6d. mauve plate 9 and 1s green plate 5 used ''Southampton Head Telegraph Office''. 1884 5s on white paper used ''Central Telegraph Office'' and ''Manchester Telegraphs'' (2). Mixed condition but generally fine to very fine. (10). Cat. £1,205.
606 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 170 DH-DI, lightly used pair, discoloured on reverse, otherwise of fine appearance, scarce plate. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. £2,500. Ex. Moon. Photo.
877 | £150
King George VI: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1937-47 watermarks inverted and sideways sets unmounted, 1939-48 set, 1948 Silver Wedding £1 corner block of four unmounted, etc. (127)
1100 £180
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets First Printing: 1936 (Mar. 31) cover bearing 1/2d. 02177 from roll 5 and 3d. 01622 from roll 4 alongside a Lundy 1/2p. definitive, all tied by 1936 (Mar. 31) type Cb cancellation, the front franked by 1934-36 1/2d., 1d., cancelled by 1936 (Mar. 31) Barnstaple cancellation, with typed heading ''Last Day Cover'' at upper left. Photo.
131 £400
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1884 - 85 Military Telegraphs 10s. used on small piece, with Field Telegraph cancellations from the Sudan Suakin Expedition of 1885, with some light toning predominantly free of the stamp, very rare and with Ceremuga certificate (2006), plus 6d. on larger piece with two strikes and small part message, very fine and fresh. (2) Hiscocks 3 & 7. Photo.
375 | £1750
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the pre-telegraphs stamp period, 1870 - 1876: A selection of circular English railway numerals on surface printed stamps. Includes: 1867 3d. rose plate 5 with 973, plate 7 with 1082 and block of 4 with 1108, plate 8 pair with 511 and blocks of 4 with 662 and 1103 and plate 9 block of 4 with 793. 1869 6d. mauve plate 9 with 1229, 1867 1s. green plate 5 with 152, 839 and 1082, plate 6 with 511, 671, 704, 855, 878, 973, 1103, 1352 and 1469 (3), plate 7 with 321. 1873 1s green plate 11 with 815. Mixed condition but generally fine to very fine. (37). Cat. £2150.
608 £120
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 204 GC-GD fine used pair, scarce. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. £450. Ex. Moon. Photo.
878 | £140
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to £1 set unmounted mint, £1 with gum bend otherwise fine, also with 1951 5s., 10s. and £1 (2) unmounted mint, a few gum wrinkles. (10)
1101 | £130
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets Second Printing: 1/2d. roll 9 (2), roll 10, 1d. roll 1, roll 2 (2), 3d. roll 5 (2), roll 6, mint, mainly unmounted. (10)
132 | £50
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1885 stamps of C.O.G.H. overprinted ''Military/Telegraphs'' 6d. bright purple mint (2) and used, 1s. green mint and used. Condition mixed but better than average. (5) Hiscocks 9 & 10, S.G. MT9-MT10.
376 | £420
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the pre-telegraphs stamp period, 1870 - 1876: Selection of values used with concentric ring cancellations of the former British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company. Including 1d. red plate 125 and 3d. plate 7 both with some short perfs, 1s. plate 5, 9d. plate 4, 2s. blue and 5s. plate 1, all very fine. A scarce assemblage of generally quality examples. (6) Cat. £1,340.
609 | £750
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. red-brown plates 194 to R6 (less 195), a specialised plated (by vendor) collection of stamps and covers comprising 194 (3), 196 QG on cover, 197 (2), 198 AH on cover (hinged to cover but appears to belong), 200 QK, 201 DA, 202 (7), 203 (3), 204 (3), R1 (5), R2 JE on cover, R3 (6), R4 (3), R5 (3), R6 (5), mixed condition. Ex. Moon.
879 | £60
King George VI: 1939-48 5s. (4), 10s. dark blue blocks of nine, six (2), four (3), pair and singles (10), all used, varied condition.
1102 | £100
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets Second Printing: 1/2d. roll 10, 1d. roll 1 and 3d. roll 5, in mint strips of four. The 1d. strip has an additional 1d. tram ticket partially stuck to the back. (13)
133 £700
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1886 Military Telegraphs set with local Cairo overprints, 0.1pi on 1d. to 100pi on £1, generally fine mint but small thin to £1. (8). Hiscocks 15 -22. S.G. MT9-MT16. Photo.
377 | £380
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the pre-telegraphs stamp period, 1870 - 1876: A selection incl. 1s. plate 6 used with Kensington 38 numeral, rare, 3d. plate 9 and 1s plate 6 (2 examples) with full/partial strikes of the rare Sutton Coldfield ''PP12 PAID'' penny post box cancellation. Also 2s. blue and 5s. Plate 1 with concentric ring cancellations of the former British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company (both with minor perf. faults). Scarce cancellations. (6) Cat. £1,105.
611 | £2400
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, 1d. red-brown plates 1 to 21, an extensive specialised plated (by vendor) collection of stamps and covers in three albums, arranged by plate with SC14 incl. plate 3 (19), 17 JB (defective), 18 (6), 19 (10), 20 (4), 21 (5), SC16 incl. plate 2 CC with watermark inverted, 3 (17), 13 (4), LC16 incl. plate 13 (2), 15 CF, good selection of covers with some early uses, mixed condition. S.G. Spec. C3-C6. Ex. Moon. (many 100s)
880 £480
King George VI: 1941-42 21/2d. light ultramarine mint, variety imperforate single, roughly torn from an imperforate booklet pane, rare. S.G. 489c var. Photo.
1103 | £100
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Tram Tickets Second Printing: 1/2d. roll 10 (3, one used), 1d. roll 1, roll 2 (2), 3d. roll 5 (2), roll 6., mainly mint. (9)
134 £800
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1887 Military Telegraphs set with London overprints, 1d. on 1d. to 100pi on £1, handstamped specimen type 9, fine mint. above average condition for this set. (10) Hiscocks 23 -32, S.G. MT17-MT26. Photo.
378 | £950
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the pre-telegraphs stamp period, 1870 - 1876: A selection of English, Scottish and Irish railway numerals on line engraved 1d. reds and 2d. blue. Includes: English numerals in circles, 1d. red plate 163, strip of 6 with 27A, plate 153 with 73, plate 119 block of 4 with 682, plate 146 strip of 3 with 696A, plate 150 with 909, plate 140 pair with 1504 and 2d. blue plate 13 with 543. Scottish numeral in rectangle, 1d. plate 140 with 96. Irish numeral in diamond, 1d. red plate 122 with 25. Condition mixed but scarce usage. Irish usage is rare. (20)
612 £210
1855-63 die II, alphabet II LC14 on blued paper 1d. red-brown QG-QK used strip of five, with ''161'' Irish cancellation in green of Crookstown, Ireland, scarce. S.G. Spec. C6. Photo.
881 | £100
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. vertical pair and £1 single affixed to two Harrison & Sons, Ltd. presentation cards.
1112 | £130
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: A selection of covers and cards bearing 1/2d. value incl. first day, registered K.E.VIII, pilot signed, and two cards to Stanard, one of which has a signed message from him. (8)
135 | £350
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraphs 1/2d. to £5, plus 1/2d. vermillion and both overprint types of the 1/2d. green (scarce). Hiscocks 33-46, S.G. AT1-AT3.
379 | £750
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the post telegraphs stamp period, 1881 onwards: A selection of English circular railway numerals on high values. 1884 2s.6d. lilac with 855, 5s. rose with 72 and horizontal bars, 10s. ultramarine with 1530 and horizontal bars and 1891 £1 green with 1530 and vertical bars. A scarce group. 5s. with a couple of toned perfs., others generally fine. (4). Cat. £1,800.
614 | £1050
Late Line Engraved: 1855-63 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. red, an extensive duplicated collection of unplated examples in 26 stockbooks, arranged by lettering, mixed condition. S.G. Spec. C8-C10. Ex. Moon. (1,000s)
882 £1950
King George VI: 1949 U.P.U. 1s. very fine imprimatur pair, from the right of the sheet, displaying 'retouched background to 1/-' variety [R. 8/5], unmounted, unique. S.G. 502a var. Photo.
1113 | £100
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: Two covers with ''Air service to Lundy suspended for duration of War'' chachets (E) incl. 2d. on incoming cover from Antigua and 6d. on K.G.VI postal stationery envelope, plus sensored cover from Gibraltar to Captain Smye without the cachet. (3)
136 | £280
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraphs 1/2d. to £1 set, fine mint (small tone spot to 8d). Includes 1d. to £1, plus 1/2d. vermillion. (14) Hiscocks 33, 36-45.
380 | £850
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the post telegraphs stamp period, 1881 onwards: A selection of rectangular Scottish railway numerals and an Irish diamond numeral on surface printed stamps. Includes: 1880 6d. on 6d. lilac with 78A and 103, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 with 111, 213 and 235 and plate 14 with 269A and 270. 1884 5s with 114. 1884 6d. dull green with 32A, 266 and 1s. dull green 12 and 137. 1887 Jubilee 6d. with Irish diamond 15. Condition mixed but several very fine examples, a scarce selection with some rare numerals. (13)
615 | £500
Later Line Engraved: 1855-63 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. red-brown extensive used academic collection of stamps and covers in two albums, plates 22 to 27 incl. blued, transitional and white papers, also SC14 plate 23 RH, PK, a few pairs and strips, 35 covers incl. spoon cancellations , 'Madeline Smith', Scots Locals, etc., mixed condition but many fine and interesting items. S.G. Spec. C8-C10. Ex. Moon.
883 £420
King George VI: 1950-52 1d. light ultramarine, imperforate imprimatur pair with watermark upright, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on gum, very fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 504b, Spec. Q6, cat. £5,500. Photo.
1114 £320
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: 1/2d. to 1s. set used on 1936 (Apr. 1) first day cover. Only ten believed to exist, fine and rare. Photo.
137 £1250
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraph 1/2d. vermillion, mint control strip of 3 showing control ''O''. Very rare. Hiscocks 33. Photo.
381 | £650
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the post telegraphs stamp period, 1881 onwards: A selection of 1892 Railway Station Ovals. 1897 Jubilees - 6d. block of 6 with ''KING EDWARD / STATION / GN of S Ry'', 1s. Green pair ''HORSEBRIDGE / STATION / L&SW Ry'', 1s. green pair ''PARK / STATION / GNor Ry''. 1884 - 2s.6d. ''CARGILL / STATION / CAL Ry'', 5s ''BAGWORTH /STATION / MID Ry'' and ''CLAPHAM / STATION / MID Ry'' and 2d. railway letter stamp ''DORMANS / STATION / LB&SC Ry'' A lovely selection, mixed condition (fading to 1s. greens) but generally fine and scarce. (14) Cat. £1,135.
616 | £3200
Late Line Engraved: 1855-63 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. red plates 27 to R17 (less 53), an extensive specialised plated (by vendor) collection of stamps and covers in 136 ''Popular'' albums, contained in twelve cartons, with collectors notations and information throughout, incl. plate 33 on white paper, 45 on white incl. perf. 16 (2), 49 incl. perf. 16 (2), a few inverted watermarks etc., great selection of covers, mainly written up on pages, with Irish and Scottish cancellations, Sunday deliveries, etc., an incredible duplicated assemblage, a life's work. S.G. Spec. C8-11. Ex. Moon. (many 1,000s)
885 £110
King George VI: Booklets: 2s. booklet, 1937 (Aug.) edition 386, 1/2d. and 1d. panes with inverted wmks., 11/2d. panes upright, some slight trimming but above average perfs., front cover fault otherwise fine. S.G. BD11, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1116 | £100
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: 1/2d. used on three Pitman covers incl. Maiden Voyage of Queen Mary and two ''Ocean Mails S.S. Bayano''. (3)
138 £450
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraph 1d. to £5 set, handstamped specimen type 156 (except £1 type 15) mainly fine with gum. Photo.
382 | £820
Cancellations: Telegraphic usage of postage stamps in the post telegraphs stamp period 1881 onwards: A selection of circular English railway numerals on surface printed stamps. Includes: 1880 6d. on 6d. lilac with 1446, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 with 93, 393, 855 (strip of 3) and plate 14 with 1549. 1884 5s with 771B. 1884 6d. dull green strip of 4 with 459 and block of 4 with 439A (both faded), 1s. dull green 306 and 589. 1887 Jubilee 3d. block of 6 with 72, single 415 and block of 4 with 1384. 6d. Jubilee with 372, 638, 1025, 1352 and 1008 block of 4. 1s. green Jubilee blocks of 4 with 260 and 1319, block of 6 with 49 pair with 528B and two singles, 973 and 1359. Plus London and South Western railway letter stamp with 990. Condition very mixed, generally average to poor with the odd better example, scarce accumulation and some rare numerals. (56).
618 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1855-63 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. red-brown plate 27 AK imprimatur, an upper marginal example with clear to good margins, fingerprint in selvedge, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. C8, cat. £1,300. Ex. Moon. Photo.
887 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 2s. booklet, 1938 (Mar.) edition 453, 1/2d. and 1d. panes with inverted wmks., mainly good perfs., fine. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1117 £300
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: 1d. bisected on 1936 Pitman cover with illustrated cachet for the first flight from Harrington Harbour to Rimouski. Aitchison 12h. Photo.
139 | £190
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraphs 2d. bisect on small piece, scarce and fine, £1 used at Ingogo Hill, Natal, July 1900, plus 1d. (2), 2d. and 1s. used, latter two with faults. (6) Hiscocks 36, 37,41 & 45.
383 | £130
Exhibitions: 1884 to 1892 pieces with datestamps of ''HEALTH EXHIBITION/S.W.'' 1894 (July 19), ''INVENTIONS EXHIBITION/S.W.'' 1885 (July 9) and ''HORTICULTURAL EXHIBITION/S.W.'' 1892 (Oct. 10). Three rare exhibition datestamps, none of which are recorded on cover.
619 £850
Later line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC14 Transitional issues on yellowish to cream toned paper 1d. rose-red plate 53 EL, a good used example of this rare plate, a trifle toned and with vertical bend at right. S.G. Spec. C9, cat. £4,500. Ex. Moon. Photo.
889 | £680
King George VI: Booklet Panes: An accumulation with some duplicates, with panes of six, four and two, a few with cylinder numbers, 1d. (8, one without selvedge) and 11/2d. (5) advert panes, incl. 1d. scarlet pane of six wmk. inverted, 11/2d. ''Commander Stephen/King-Hall'' advert pane with ''(G) 46'' cylinder number, 21/2d. ultramarine pane of six wmk. inverted, plus 1940 6d. green cover booklet complete, etc., also with K.E.VIII panes (4) and 1936 6d. booklet, mixed perfs. but many good, a few with gum toning, occasional pane mounted but majority unmounted. (77, 2 booklets)
1118 | £200
Lundy: A.C.A.S. Large Maps: An unused selection incl. 1d. full sheet of twelve, 3d. vertical pair without horizontal roulettes between, mint and unmounted mint set, etc.
140 £250
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895 Army Telegraph £5, handstamped specimen type 15. Scarce with this specimen type. Hiscocks 45. Photo.
384 £120
Exhibitions: 1891 Royal Naval Exhibition, three covers each with a fine strike of the blue Exhibition handstamp, comprising 1/2d. postal stationery card dated Sept. 9, 1d. lilac on cover dated Sept. 16, and a 3d. postal stationer ycard dated Sept. 18 with German Exhibition c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
620 | £1000
Late Line Engraved: 1855-63 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. rose-red on white paper, a mint or unused collection incl. plate 27 FG-HI block of nine, AH-EI block of 25, 41 SA-TD block of eight, 44 KG-SI block of 54, 49 FG-JI block of fifteen, 59 SG-TI block of six, 63 DA-FE block of fifteen with an adjoining irregular block of fourteen GA-IE (less IA) which appears to be from the same sheet, mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C10. Ex. Moon. (171)
891 | £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An extensive Q.E.II decimal accumulation in forty eight albums (six are boxed Windsor Sovereigns) and loose, incl. unmounted mint sets, booklets and booklet panes, Machins, f.d.c's, regionals, Castles, miniature sheets, presentation packs, yearpacks, PHQs, etc., also some used, mainly fine. (100s)
1120 | £80
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. Issues: 1937 small Air Stamp block of four imperf. proof in violet on white paper with offset on reverse, pair of proofs on yellow paper, plus sheetlet of four reprint proofs in black on beige paper. Aitchison 18e(vi), (vii), (ix).
141 £400
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1900 - 1901 Army Telegraphs, provisional issue ''TWO PENCE'' on 2s 6d., light stain otherwise fine used, scarce in this condition, examples are usually washed out. R.P.S. certificate (1965). Hiscocks 47. S.G. AT14. Photo.
385 £100
Exhibitions: 1937 (July 5) piece cut from a parcel addressed to Bristol, bearing K.G.V 6d. and a Parcel Post label with ''ROYAL SHOW/WOLVERHAMPTON'' skeleton datestamps, unusual. Photo.
621 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1857 - 63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. pale red plate 48 GI variety imperforate, unused, with ample to good margins, a trifle discoloured, otherwise of good appearance with traces of gum. S.G. 38a, Spec. C10l, cat. £4,800. Photo.
892 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint collection of pre-decimal issues in a hingeless Davo album with Wilding basic sets complete with sideways and inverted watermarks, booklet panes of four, phosphor-graphite 2d. with error of wmk., some varieties incl. misplaced graphite lines incl. 1d. and 3d. with three lines, 3d. corner blocks showing phantom ''R'' with ordinary ex cylinder 37 plus retouch and phosphor ex cylinder 41, 41/2d. ordinary and phosphor blocks showing phantom frame, Castle sets complete, commemorative sets complete with phosphor sets, 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. emerald omitted, 1967-70 Machins, 1954 to 1969 postage dues complete, etc., occasional gum wrinkle, all apparently unmounted. (100s)
1121 | £130
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. issues: 1/2d. violet overprinted airstamp, six mint examples, and nine covers incl. illustrated map covers with 1939 (Jan. 1) cancellations, several signed by Stanard, several covers to U.S.A incl. postage due use, and example used on G.P.O. Pavilion, Glasgow exhibition card, interesting group.
142 £300
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1900 - 1901 Army Telegraphs, provisional issue ''ONE SHILLING'' on 5s., small tone spot otherwise fine used, scarce in this condition, examples are usually washed out. R.P.S. certificate (1965), Hiscocks 48. S.G. AT15. Photo.
386 £150
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: John Dickinson: 1837 London District Post 1d. letter sheet essay in yellow-buff on Dickinson's special silk thread paper, folded, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
623 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 65 LK, fine used with neat cancellation, a couple of light bends but of superb appearance and strong colour. S.G. Spec. C10, cat. £850. Ex. Moon. Photo.
893 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 to 2016 mint collection in five hingeless Davo albums and two stockbooks with commemorative sets and miniature sheets apparently complete, Machins, Castle sets to £5, a few emblem regionals, booklet stamps, 1973 Tree 9p. missing phosphor, 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Winners in sheetlets, a few presentation packs and prestige booklets, also some pre-decimals, etc.
1122 £260
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. issues: 1/2d. violet overprinted airstamp displaying ''Attantic'' error, a mint example and another used on an inland ''Phillips'' cover, rare. Aitchison 18a. Photo.
143 | £2300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection of unduplicated mint and used examples to £5. Including: Used 1/2d., 1d. plates 1, 2 and 3, 3d. plates 1, 2 and 3 on spray and 3 and 5 on crown. 6d. plates 1 and 2 on spray and plate 2 on crown. 1s. plates 1 to 10 in green and plates 10 and 12 in orange-brown on spray and plates 11 and 12 in orange-brown on crown. 3s. plate 1 on spray, 5s. plates 1 and 2, plus plate 2 perf. 14 and plate 3 on anchor. 10s., £1 and £5 (good used with box cancellation). Mint /unused 1/2d., 1d. plates 1, 2 and 3 (pair), 3d. plates 1, 2 and 3 on spray, 6d. plate 1, 1s. plates 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 to 10 in green and plates 10 and 12 in orange-brown on spray and plate 11 in orange-brown on crown. Additionally two scarce positional pieces, 1/2d. with plate number attached and 3s. with current number attached. Condition is mixed but generally fine. (58). Cat. £12,838.
387 £480
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting cotton-reel labels in strip of three, printed in blue and red, inscribed ''Robt. Low & Son/330/STRAND'', slight crease, otherwise fine and interesting. Photo.
624 £720
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 65 MD, used, tied to piece by Cheltenham ''177'' duplex, centered left, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. C10, cat. £850. Ex. Moon. Photo.
894 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in six albums, nine stockbooks, incl. definitives to £5 (15), £10, presentation packs, miniature sheets, greetings panes, blocks and sheets, etc. (1,000's)
1125 | £160
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. Issues: 1/2d. red airstamp, a selection of mint stamps incl. full sheet, imperf. proof pair, double impression (2), and positional varieties. Plus three first day covers, inward first flight cover from the U.S.A., two transatlantic first flight covers to U.S.A., and inward ""Air Service Suspended"" cover from Tangiers to Captain Smye. (74 stamps ad 7 covers)
144 | £1250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection of telegraph multiples incl. 1/2d. mint block of 6 and used block of 4 (on receipt piece), 1d plate 1 block of 6 used (rare multiple), 3d plate 1 and 2 in strips of 3, and 6d plate 1 used block of 4, (scarce), 1s. plate 1 block of 6 mint, plate 4 block of 4 used (x2), plate 5 blocks of 4 and 6 used, plate 9 block of 4 used (scarce) and plate 11 orange-brown block of 4 used (scarce). 3s. block of 4 used (scarce). Condition mixed with some tone spots creases and perf. faults as would be expected but some lovely blocks included. (62). Cat. £4,480 as singles.
389 £450
1867 Paris Exhibition Proofs: 1858-76 2d. plate 9 EJ imperforate plate proof in black on soft white card, some minor faults. S.G. Spec. DP49a, cat. £4,000. Photo.
625 | £85
Later Line Engraved: 1861 die II, alphabet IV, LC14 1d. plates 50 and 51 used selection written up on leaves with plate 50 (10, one on cover) and plate 51 (7), also with 1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. plates R15 and R16 used range (20) incl. plate R15 RD re-entry, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C12, C13. (37)
895 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in three albums, stockbook, folder and on leaves, incl. definitives to £10, commemoratives, miniature sheets, booklet panes, greetings, etc. (1,000's)
1126 £150
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. Issues: 1/2d. red airstamp attached to sheet of L.A.C.A.L. notepaper and cancelled ""Sample only"" in manuscript. The letter is a publicity notice announcing the forthcoming issue of the stamp and is dated ""7.3.39"", more than three weeks before issue. Aitchison 19. Photo.
145 £480
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection of mint examples handstamped specimen to £1. Including 1/2d. type 9, 1d. plate 1 type 9 (2 examples, one with inverted watermark and unlisted by Gibbons), 1d. plate 2 type 10, 3d plates 1 type 10 and 2 type 9, 4d. type 9, 6d plate 1 types 9 and 11, 1s. green plates 6 and 8 and brown-orange plate 10, all type 9. 3s. types 9 and 11, 5s. plate 1 type 9, 10s. types 8 and 9 and £1 type 9. Condition is mixed but generally very fine although £1, 5s. and 3d. plate 1 have some staining. (18). Cat £3,175. Photo.
390 | £3200
1840 1d. black, a mainly good used selection, most with four margins, incl. plate 1a used with black Maltese Cross, slightly mixed condition. (42)
626 | £110
Later Line Engraved: 1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. reserve plates 15 and 16, a specialised plated (by vendor) used collection in six albums, arranged by lettering incl. R15 IC-JD block of four, PK-QL block of four, a few covers etc., mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (100s)
896 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of presentation packs in eight albums, to the 1990's to the 2010's, also some prestige and window booklets, mainly fine. (100s)
1127 £480
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. Issues: 1d. airstamp imperf proof in brown on gummed white paper in rare full sheet of 48, horizontal crease and some other minor bends but also has excellent offset covering a large part of the reverse. Aitchison 20(iii). Photo.
146 | £420
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection, incl. 1876 3d. plates 1 and 2 and 3 pair mint, 1s. green plate 9 mint, 1s. brown-orange plate 11 mint, 3s. mint, 5s. used (4), 10s. used (3), £1 used, also some private issues, etc., mixed condition. (68)
391 | £900
1840 1d. black plates 1 to 10 all lettered BJ, each with four margins, also matching plate 2, 8 and 10 1d. reds, mainly good used with Maltese Crosses. (14)
628 £200
Later Line Engraved: 1855 LC16 2d blue plate 5 MB-MC pair, used with Newport duplexes on 1856 (May 10) cover to Nantes, various transits incl. Calais, vertical filing crease slightly affecting stamps, otherwise fine. Photo.
897 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly decimal accumulation in twelve albums, incl. Machins, booklet panes, regionals, miniature sheets, commemorative issues from 1961 to 1999 largely complete in unmounted mint blocks of four, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1128 | £80
Lundy: L.A.C.A.L. Issues: 1d. black airstamp, a collection of 30 stamps incl. positional varieties and rouletting errors, also first day cover, first flight transatlantic airmail cover and ""Air Service Suspended"" cover from Tangiers to Captain Smye, also a few 1/2d. red airstamps. (43 Stamps and 3 covers)
147 £230
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection of imperforate colour standards handstamped specimen types 9 and 10. Including; 3d. plate 1, 4d. (a single and a strip of 4 with marginal inscription ''legraphs four penc''), 6d. and 1s. plate 1 (with part marginal inscription attached). All very fine, 3d. to 6d. are all unmounted mint with full original gum. 1s. is lightly mounted. (8) Cat. £1,175. Photo.
392 | £920
1840 1d. black plates 1a OC, 1b NK, 2 GF, 3 QA, 4 DA, 5 LB, 6 MB, 7 RC, 8 OB, 9 NB and 10 OK, each with four margins, mainly good to fine used with Maltese Crosses. (11)
629 | £650
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. a selection of mint multiples, plate 150 block of twelve (4 x 3), plate 155 upper right corner block of six (3 x 2), plate 168 block of eight, plate 201 right marginal block of fifteen (3 x 5) and lower left corner block of twelve (6 x 2, rejoined down one vertical row of perfs.), mixed condition. (53)
898 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in two albums, incl. Wildings with 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. unmounted mint, 1958-61 and 1959 to 41/2d. unmounted mint, 1959 Phosphor-Graphite 2d. error watermark St Edwards Crown unmounted mint, range of watermark varieties, and coloured phosphors, used blocks, range of Castles with 1955 Waterlow and 1959 De La Rue sets unmounted mint, Machins, regionals, f.d.c's with 1955 Castle set on two plain covers, later to the 1970's, mainly fine. (100s)
1129 £720
Lundy: Standing Puffin Definitives: 2p. lower marginal imperf. proof blocks of eight in black, red and blue, displaying the full printers imprint in selvedge, nine stamps lightly mounted, otherwise unmounted, fine. Aitchison 27(iii). Photo.
148 | £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', comprising 1/2d. plate 5, RA-TA corner strip and single, 1d. plate 3 CA-DB block and single, 4d. imperforate colour trial in near issued colour overprinted type 11, 6d. plate 1, 1s. green plates 3 and 6d., 10s. DF corner marginal imperforate colour trial in slate-blue, mixed condition. (14)
393 £1550
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 11, used, three or four margins, 1a. to 5 and 7 cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. Photo.
630 | £1900
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 224 complete (less 77), mainly mint with part original gum, some regummed, mixed condition. (150)
899 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of commemorative issues in eight boxed albums, from 1952 to 1981, each issue with an unmounted mint set and most also with a range of used sets, f.d.c.'s, gutter blocks of four, shades, etc., f.d.c's incl. 1957 Inter-parliamentary Conference with special London handstamp, 1958 British Empire & Commonwealth Games with Cardiff Games slogan, 1960 General Letter Office with Lombard Street c.d.s., 1961 Parliamentary Conference with special slogan, 1962 Productiviy phospor with special London slogan, 1963 Lifeboat phosphor and non-phosphor with special London slogan, 1963 Red Cross phosphor and non-phosphor with special slogan, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1130 £100
Lundy: Standing Puffin Definitives: 2p. top marginal imperf. proofs in black, red and blue, each initialled by Stanard in the reverse selvedge, unmounted. Aitchison 27(iii). Photo.
149 | £1250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A lovely selection used with telegraphic railway office numerals including some superb examples although condition is generally mixed as would be expected. Includes: English numerals in circle; 1d. plate 1, 3d. plate 1 (pair), plate 3 (2 examples both on spray) and plate 5 (rare), 4d., 1s. green plates 3 (2), 4, 5 (3) and 10 and brown-orange plate 11. 5s. plate 1, plate 2 perf. 14 and 10s., Scottish numerals in rectangle 3d. plate 5 (rare) and 1s. plate 8. A scarce lot. (20). Cat. £2,813.
394 | £750
1840 1d. black plates 1b BK, JH, RG, TD, 2 IC, TJ, 5 AD, LJ, SF, TC on piece, 6 CK, PI, 10 FJ with red Maltese Cross, poor to fine.
631 | £95
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 224 complete (less 77, 139), used collection in two albums with duplicate examples of most plates, mixed condition. Ex. Moon.
900 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated collection of decimal presentation packs in twenty four albums contained in three cartons with issues to 2012.
1131 | £100
Lundy: Standing Puffin Definitives: Three covers outward through Swansea as a port of transit, each bearing full sets of 1929 and 1930 definitives and 1939 Standing Puffins. One addressed to Denmark and two to Sweden (one registered). All cancelled at Lundy 1947. Scarce port of transit.
150 | £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A selection of interesting used pieces consisting of: Postal usage; a 1/2d. on small piece with ''BOOK POST'' handstamp (odd minor tone spot), 1d. plate 1 on small piece with complete ''Colchester'' squared circle, 6d. plate 1 on piece with complete ''York'' duplex. Telegraphic usage; an interesting small part telegraph form with a 1s. circular embossed plus 1s. (plate 5) and 5s. (plate 1) telegraphs stamps affixed, used in Glasgow. Note: This last piece whilst looking like genuine usage appears it may have been philatelically enhanced, with the stamps added subsequently to usage - if genuine it would be a very rare survivor. (4). Cat. £388 as stamps.
395 | £220
1840 1d. black, three four margined examples used with red Malteses Crosses, faults, also another two margin example with Maltese Cross in black. (4)
632 | £80
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 224 complete (less 77), used, mixed condition. (150)
901 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. unmounted mint with 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, 1958-61 Graphite lines set and watermark inverted sets, 1959 Phosphor Graphite 2d. watermark error, commemoratives with better phosphors, 1969 Ships 5d. with grey omitted, etc. (100's)
1132 £220
Lundy: Tenth Anniversary & Standing Puffin Definitives: 1939 (Nov. 1), Two first day covers bearing both complete sets, one being inward to Gade, the other outward to Sweden with ''Opened By Censor'' label. Photo.
151 | £85
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A small selection of interesting used stamps with blue cancellations, including 1d. plate 2, 4d, 1s. plate 10 green, 3s. and 5s. plate 2 perf. 15x15.5 Mostly with Lothbury Branch Office cancellations that were mostly blue during this period. Odd minor perf. fault and small part rubbed crayon line to 5s., otherwise fine. Scarce. (5) Cat. £598.
396 | £1850
1840 1d. black, a collection of examples on covers, fronts and large pieces incl. 1840 (May 23) cover bearing plate 2 HD, 1840 (Nov. 10) front bearing plate 1a QE with ''MISSENT/TO WILW'' oval handstamp at lower left, 1840 (July 6) bearing attractive plate 1a RK, touched at base, mixed condition. Ex. Moon. (24)
633 | £200
Later Line Engraved: 1864-79 1d. plate number issues, a used collection on leaves with plates 71 to 224 complete (less 74, 77, 81, 84, 112, 141 and 171), varied condition but mainly fine with neat cancellations, a few with c.d.s's. (144)
902 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in sixteen albums, from 1970 to 2010, incl. mint decimal sets, booklets, miniature sheets, Machins, range of f.d.c's with Benhams silks, coin covers, 1997 commemorative cover with 10s. banknote bearing International Stamp Exhibition 50p., 1998 commemorative cover with £1 banknote, etc., also some Isle of Man, fine. (100s)
1133 £110
Lundy: Tenth Anniversary & Standing Puffin Definitives: 1939 (Nov. 1) large registered first day cover to U.S.A. bearing both complete sets, with Lundy cancellations and ''Passed Free/U.S.Customs/Boston Mass'' cachet. Also 1p. on railway carried cover with London Passenger Transport Board 2d. (2) with ''MET & C.G. JOINT CTTEE'' cancellations. Photo.
152 | £95
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A small selection of used telegraph perfins. in very mixed condition. Comprising 1/2d., 3d. plate 2 (2), 4d., 6d. plate 1 and plate 2 (spray), 1s. plate 4 (2), 3s. (2) and 5s. plate 1 (x4). Scarce lot. (14). Cat. £1,575.
397 | £1100
1840 1d. black, a collection of examples on covers, fronts and large pieces with marking and backstamps incl. 1841 (Jan. 16) bearing plate 7 LA with ''TOO LATE'' oval on reverse, rectangular receiving marks, etc., condition a little mixed but mainly good to fine. Ex. Moon. (18)
634 | £1500
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77, 81, 103, 116, 139, 140, 164, 184, 190, 196, 205, 209), mainly good to fine all used with c.d.s's, scarce. (140)
903 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in six binders and cover album, incl. miniature sheets, greetings panes, presentation packs, some booklets, also a world accumulation in 18 binders and loose, etc. (1,000's)
1134 £220
Lundy: Red Cross Overprints: 1/2p. + 1/2p. to 12p. + 12p. unmounted mint marginal set, with overprints in selvedge of five values (two of which are corner marginals) and part printers imprint in selvedge of the remaining three, fine. Photo.
153 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1875 (?) Small head die proof in green (1s. colour), unadopted, on thick card measuring 97mm x 128mm. 11mm diameter circle, the head type with 19 pearls in the top row of the diadem and 3 lines in bandeau. Very rare. Cat. £2,750. Photo.
398 | £270
1840 1d. plate 1b BC, plate 4 ND and plate 8 MK, each with close to large margins and used on cover with red Maltese Cross, mixed condition. (3)
635 | £180
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77), mainly good to fine used. (151)
904 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of higher values in an album, incl. gutter and cross gutters, plate blocks, £10 plate block of four and single, miniature sheets, etc. (few 100's)
1135 £150
Lundy: Red Cross Overprints: 1/2p. + 1/2p. to 12p. + 12p. unmounted mint set, a few with 'broken crosses'. Photo.
154 £300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1875 die proof of unadopted small size head (10.4mm) in red on card (97 x 128mm), cleared surround and unmarked and undated. Photo.
399 | £4200
1840 1d. black plate 1a, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AE, AG AI AI BA BI CI DA with black Maltese Cross, DJ, EE, EF, EJ, FB, FE, FH, FI (2), FL, GC, GE-GF pair (faults), GF, IA, JB, JE, KE, LC, LH, LJ, MF, ND, NG, NJ, OE, OG, OJ, QL (2), RF, SB, SK, TG, TI, also plate 1b BA, BI, DD, LG, with various notations highlighting plate flaws and scratches, guidelines, doubled baselines etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (47)
636 £450
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 195 OG-TL mint block from base of sheet, most are unmounted, fresh appearance. Photo.
905 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used collection in six albums, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d. to £1 mint, commemoratives to 2003, definitives to £10, Greetings panes, some booklets, etc. (many 100s)
1137 £140
Lundy: Red Cross Overprints: 2p. + 2p. unmounted with double overprint, also 2p. + 2p., 4p. + 4p., 12p. + 12p., mint, with 'broken cross'. Photo.
155 £400
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1875 (ca.) Small head die proof in lilac on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with slots in 37mm die ring. 11mm diameter head circle, the head type with 19 pearls in the top row of the diadem and 3 lines in bandeau. Not dated or endorsed. Uncatalogued by Gibbons in this state. Cat. £1,800 as black. Photo.
400 £170
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a GD, used with good to large even margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, pressed vertical bend, otherwise very fine and attractive example. S.G. Spec. AS1. Ex. Moon. Photo.
639 | £150
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plates 1 to 20 used set with additional plate 15 BV-BX strip showing complete watermark, fair to fine.
906 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint accumulation of decimal issues in a stockbook and loose with miniature sheets, booklets, selection of presentation packs, etc. (100's)
1138 £200
Lundy: Red Cross Overprints: 1940 (Nov. 15) cover to Reading bearing full set cancelled by Lundy type Fa, three marginal values with overprints in selvedge. Also 1/2p. + 1/2p. and 1p. + 1p. values on first day cover to Stanard in U.S.A. with ''Air Service Suspended'' type E cachet. Photo.
156 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1/2d. orange plate 5 IA, used on front with a postage ½d. slate-blue, cancelled with 1886 London W squared circle. Postal usage of the telegraphs was accepted, although not officially, after their withdrawal in October 1881, however covers are scarce.
401 £190
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a GH (worn plate), with close to very large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 (May. 23) cover to Stourbridge, very slight toning to the adhesive, however still a fine and attractive 'May date' cover. Ex. Fraser. S.G. Spec. AS2th. Ex. Moon. Photo.
640 £190
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 1 GS variety imperforate, fine unused, with watermark inverted and reversed, with close to large margins. S.G. 49a, Wk, Spec. G4(2)eh, cat. £4,500. Photo.
907 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation, incl. miniature sheets, presentation packs with definitives to £10, prestige booklets, 2012 Olympic Games set in sheetlets of six, Paralympic Games set in sheetlets of two, etc. (100's)
1140 | £110
Lundy: V + Plane Overprints: An extensive selection of issued V+Plane overprints, with most overprint shades present and some positional varieties, mint, some unmounted. (52)
157 £110
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. telegraph stamp pairs used on two receipt forms, plates 1 and 2 respectively. The plate 2 form trimmed and both with creases or fold marks, also 1d. plate 1 pair used on small part receipt form. (3 items) Photo.
402 £400
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a LC, with good to very large margins, tied by dark red Maltese Crosses to 1840 (July 25) entire from Dundee, addressed to Kirkaldy but missent to Markinch where it recieved a boxed ''MISSENT/TO/MARKINCH'' handstamp and an arrival backstamp on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
641 £900
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 1 MQ very fine used on first day of issue on ''British Asylum for Deaf & Dumb Females'' printed voting form, fresh and very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2012) notes ''adhesive removed for examination and replaced''. S.G. 48. Photo.
908 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1970 to 2005, a collection of Commemorative issues in four boxed albums with issues largely complete unmounted mint for the period, also many used issues, Machins, regionals, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1141 | £65
Lundy: V + Plane Overprints: Set of eight values on inward cover with Lundy 1942 (Jan. 1) type Fa cancellations and neat typed address to Gade.
158 £320
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 1 AL used on cover and tied by 1882 Liverpool squared circle, a clean cover but the adhesive unfortunately damaged in the lower left corner before being affixed. Postal usage of the telegraphs was accepted, although not officially, after their withdrawal in October 1881. Covers are however scarce. Photo
404 £100
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a LG, fine used with small to large margins, cancelled by near complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
643 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 9 FV used on piece with complete ''HULL/DE 8/71/38'' duplex, fine. S.G. 48. Photo.
909 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1964-82 collection of presentation packs in two albums incl. 1964 Geographical, Botanical and Forth Road Bridge (slightly buckled), 1965 Churchill, 1965 Parliament, most later issues, etc.
1142 | £100
Lundy: Tighearna Sheet: Set of four transfer types on mint sheets plus used on first day cover, and comercially used on 1943 cover.
159 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 1 FB, watermark inverted, unmounted mint, rare. Cat. £300. Photo.
405 £100
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a MJ, fine used with good to large margins, cancelled by two strikes of a bright red Maltese Cross, small natural paper wrinkle does not detract from fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
646 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering, used, centred to upper left, small crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 53, cat. £2,000. Photo.
911 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1952-59, a mint and used collection in a boxed album, incl. 1952-54 to 1s. mint, 1955-58 Waterlow set mint, 1955-58 to 1s.6d. mint, 1958-61 graphite lines set mint, 1959 phosphor graphite set, various 1960's phosphor sets, range of regionals, postage dues with 1954-55 and 1955-57 sets mint, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1144 | £150
Lundy: Tighearna Sheet: Ten mint examples incl. all transfer types and 1942 (Feb. 1) first day cover.
160 £650
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 1 GC-GD, used on receipt form, cancelled with two strikes of a circular 1439 English railway numeral (for London Victoria). Very rare to get a railway numeral used on a receipt form and this is the only example known to us. Photo.
406 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1a NH, fine used with small to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
648 | £300
1847-54 Embossed: 1s. green (2) used, 10d. (2) used, 6d. unused and used (3), poor to good.
912 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A pre-decimal accumulation, incl. commemoratives in sheets, Presentation packs with 1965 Parliament, 1966 Burns (3), f.d.c's with 1977 £1., £2 and £5 in traffic light gutter pairs (2), and plain gutter pairs (2), much duplicated on pieces, etc. (1,000's)
1145 | £100
Lundy: IX Anniversary Overprint on Tighearna Sheet: Seven unmounted mint sheets plus trial with inverted overprint (Aitchison 46h). Also six sheets with black overprint (46A), one of which is perforated (46A(b)).
161 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 10, ID-LF superb unmounted mint block of twelve, fine and fresh. Cat. £780 as singles. Photo.
407 £200
1840 1d. black plate 1a OC, used with small to large margins, neatly tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 (July 8) envelope to Liverpool, some light soiling to right of adhesive, otherwise fine with filing folds well clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. AS2. Ex. Moon. Photo.
650 £200
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, used with three good to large margins on 1855 (Aug. 9) cover to New York, cancelled by Reading spoon, with ''SENT-BACK-TO-ENGLAND/WITHOUT-A-REASON/FOR-NON-DELIVERY'' cachet in red and ''ADVERTISED'' and ''PAID'' handstamps alongside, fine. Photo.
913 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1972-2009 an unmounted selection of presentation packs in six folders, incl. commemoratives, definitives, greetings, postage dues, etc. (100's)
1147 £380
Lundy: IX Anniversary: Two overprint proofs in complete panes of fifteen, in black on thick white paper (with vertical crease affecting three stamps) and in green on thin cream paper. Extremely rare. Aitchison cat. £750++. Photo.
162 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 2 CA-EC, used block of nine, a fresh multiple with expected minor perf. faults at foot. Larger blocks of the 1d. are scarce, this being the largest known multiple for this plate. (9). Cat. £252. Photo.
408 £95
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a PH with small to large even margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
651 £90
1847-54 Embossed 1s. green, fine used on 1852 cover to New York, tied by ''171'' numeral of Hassington and large red circular ''PACKET/24/BOSTON'' and ''PAID'', ''51/2''. Photo.
914 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A large accumulation in two cover albums, packets and loose, incl. range of presentation packs, f.d.c's, commemoratives in blocks and part sheets, Channel Islands, etc. (1,000's)
1149 | £95
Lundy: IX Anniversary: Full set used on 1943 (Mar. 22) first day cover, plus another set used on 1945 cover addressed to Guernsey.
163 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 2 MI used on cover and tied by a London hooded circle for 1892 and back-stamped ''Shepherds Bush'' in red-brown, horizontal filing crease at top clear of adhesive. Postal usage of the telegraphs was accepted, although unofficially, after their withdrawal in October 1881, surviving covers now scarce. Photo.
409 | £5500
1840 1d. black plate 1b, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AI, AJ, BC, BD, CA, CB, CD, CE, CG, CI, CL (2), DC, DD, DE (2), DH (2), DK, EC, EG, FF, FH with watermark inverted, FK, GF, GH (2), GK, HC, HD, HG, HI, HJ (2), HL, IB, IC, ID, IF, IG, IL (2), JA, JE, JG, JL, KB, KG, LF, ME, MI, MJ, ML, ND, NF, NG, NH, NI, NK, OF, OG (2), OH, PB, PC, PE, PJ (2), QB, QK, QL, RA, RD, RG, RI, SE, SG (2), SI, SK (2), TH, TI, with various notations highlighting plate flaws and scratches, guidelines, doubled baselines, twisted re-entries, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (83)
655 £680
1847-54 Embossed 6d. pair, used with 1854-57 1d. and 2d. pair, on part (1855) cover addressed to Norway, all tied by boxed ''SANDPORT/STREET'' Scots local cancellation, attractive. Photo.
915 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used accumulation in five stockbooks, six folders, packets and loose, incl. commemoratives in blocks and strips, booklets with Prestige, duplication, etc. (1,000s)
1152 | £110
Lundy: 1943 Provisional Overprints: Two sets c.t.o. on first day cover, another set used on 1943 (May 6) cover to London with G.P.O. cancellation, and first day cover with blocks of four of both values to U.S.A. and censored in London.
164 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 11d. plate 4 imprimatur AA, a particularly fine example of this abnormal unissued plate with good clear margins and part original gum. Rare. At most nine examples are in private hands this being one of the finest known with good clear margins and part original gum. Undercatalogued at £350. Photo.
410 £85
1840 1d. black plate 1b DB, fine used with close to enormous margins, displaying trace of adjoining impressions above and at right, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
657 £650
1847-54 Embossed: 6d. violet, used with ''387'' barred cancellation, just touched at left, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 61, cat. £4,000. Photo.
916 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal definitive collection on stockleaves, incl values to £5 (10), Machin varieties, etc. (100s)
1154 £380
Lundy: Trials and Essays of the Lundy Philatelic Bureau: ''Eight'' in brown on 1930 definitive 12p., a very rare trial (Aitchison 56z(iii)), tiny tone spot at right, otherwise very fine mint mint. Also a letter from the Philatelic Bureau of Lundy in Kettering on headed notepaper showing 1930 9p. definitive in green. A scarce survivor. Photo.
165 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 5 die proof, in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without check letters, dated ''Aug 6 1875'' and endorsed ''AFTER STRIKING''. The 1d. die proofs are scarce, this believed to be the only example of this plate in private hands. A similar proof is in the Langmead collection held in the British Library. Cat. £800. Photo.
411 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b DI, a fine and attractive used example with close to enormous margins, neatly cancelled by a complete strike of red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
659 £70
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. carmine watermark small garter on blued paper pair used on small 1856 (Apr.) envelope from London to Dusseldorf, the adhesives additionally tied by red transit c.d.s., some imperfections. S.G. 62. Photo.
917 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A 1960's collection in an album, incl. f.d.c's, constant flaws in positional multiples, phosphors, Wildings with cylinder blocks and booklet panes, 1966 World Cup 1s.3d. ordinary with watermark inverted, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1156 | £170
Lundy: Wright Brothers' Overprints: Three first day covers, each bearing full set, one inward to Lundy, the others to London
166 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. plate 5 TL imprimatur, a fine example of this abnormal unissued plate with close but clear margins and part original gum. A maximum of nineteen examples are in private hands. Cat. £350. Photo on page 24.
412 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b GK (twisted re-entry), with good to large even margins, tied by red Maltese Crosses to 1840 (Dec. 23) cover to Hawick, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5d. Ex. Moon. Photo.
662 £1100
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, a most attractive well centred, lightly cancelled example of this rare stamp, small imperfections, otherwise fine. P.T.S. certificate (2014) rather harshly notes ''rust stains and corner crease''. S.G. 84d, cat. £8,000. Photo.
919 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1982-2010 a collection of mainly National Postal Museum cards in seven folders and loose, incl. virtually complete NPM cards (1986-2000) unused and used with the relevant commemoratives, special cancellations, experimental 1st. NVI's for Walsall and Enschede, some duplication, etc. (100's)
1160 | £750
Lundy: Flying Birds Definitives: Original John Dyke pen and ink artwork wih all the images for the set on single piece of card. Comprises frame design, seven birds vignettes, value tablets and colour swatches. Also a letter from the printers on Harrison and Sons Ltd. notepaper. Unique.
167 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without check letters or plate number, dated ''July 8 1875'' and endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING''. Cat. £800. Photo.
413 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b HD, used with watermark inverted, just cut into at base, otherwise with good to very large margins, a few spots of foxing on reverse, a good example of the variety. S.G. Spec. AS5 l, cat. £2,500. Ex Moon. Photo.
666 £420
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 1s. green plate 2 EA on thick paper, unused (regummed), a few light bends, of fine appearance and scarce. S.G. 90d, Spec. J101(2)g, unpriced unused. Photo.
920 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection in a stockbook plus a few stockleaves, with singles and multiples, inverted and sideways wmks., cream and whiter papers, graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., green, blue and violet phosphors incl. 21/2d's with inverted wmks., wide range of cylinder blocks, a few booklet panes, etc., varied condition, many unmounted. (100s)
1161 £260
Lundy: Flying Birds Definitives: 1/2p. imperf. proof in black on thinner cream-white paper in full pane of 24, signed by the designer, John Dyke. Aitchison 79PB(b), cat £600++. Photo.
168 £420
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 1 die proof, in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), lettered AB, dated July 14 1875 and endorsed ''AFTER HARDENING''. This is believed to be one of only two examples of this plate in private hands, a similar proof being found in the Langmead collection in the British Library. Cat. £800. Photo.
414 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b II (re-entry), very fine used with ample to enormous margins, neatly cancelled by light red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
668 £230
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. deep vermilion plate 8 BF imprimatur, touched along right edge otherwise good to large margins, slight tone spot at upper left, otherwise of fine appearance with deep colour. S.G. 94, Spec. J55, cat. £2,500. Photo.
921 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection on stockleaves with singles and multiples, inverted and sideways wmks., selection of booklet panes (some with selvedge removed), graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., phosphors incl. 21/2d. two bands inverted wmk., Castle sets complete (less 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d.), selection of postage dues (a few used), etc., varied condition, some unmounted.
1162 | £210
Lundy: Flying Birds Definitives: 1/2p. and 5p. in imperf. proof sheets of 24, in the issued colours, plus issued 1/2p. in perforated pane of 24 signed by the designer, John Dyke.
169 £550
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 2 KA-MD, used block of 12, perfin B&L, H. Some perf. faults to the edges and strengthening but the second largest known used multiple of this plate. Cat. £720. Photo.
415 £480
1840 1d. black plate 1b LE, with watermark inverted, used with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. AS5l. Photo.
670 £400
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 12 BG imprimatur, fine with good even margins, unusual small natural paper flaw on neck. S.G. Spec. J59, cat. £2,500. Photo.
922 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 wmk. St. Edward's Crown 9d. bronze-green top margin strip of four (folded through central column of perfs.), the right pair variety imperforate between the stamps and margin (a few perf. holes above the left stamp), due to a paper fold, small adhesion on reverse of right stamp but unmounted mint, slight overall gum toning with a few wrinkles, most unusual. S.G. 551 var. Photo.
1163 | £70
Lundy: Flying Birds Definitives: 1/2p. to 71/2p., three mint sets, additional set of imperf. proofs in corner control pairs, plus inward and outward (to U.S.A.) first day covers.
170 £250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 3 DB, watermark spray sideways inverted, fine used with 1880 (Sept. 23) Bishopstoke c.d.s., rare. Cat. £280. Photo.
416 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b NG, fine used with close to enormous margins, displaying trace of adjoining impression at right, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
671 £480
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 14 AD imprimatur, with good even margins, very light bends and small thin, otherwise fine and attractive example with strong deep colour, without gum. S.G. Spec. J61, cat. £2,500. Photo.
923 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 Wmk. Crowns 3d. cream paper in a lower right corner block of four showing the phantom ''R'' variety ex cylinder 41, also with the three retouches, the first in a block of nine, the second in a block of four, and the third in a block of nine, the second retouch block mounted, the others unmounted, scarce. S.G. 575d, Eda, Edb, Spec. S70j, k, l, cat. £465. Photo.
1164 | £100
Lundy: Flying Birds Definitives: 1951 (June 9) scarce first day cover bearing Flying Birds set additionally bearing 8p. on 12p. (Aitchison 77) and full set of ''BY AIR'' narrow setting (69-76), addressed to the U.S.A. and signed by Gade, opened out for display. Also standard f.d.c., set on cover to Canada and 1/2p. on f.d.c. (4)
171 £65
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 3 IA, watermark spray sideways inverted, used with 1880 (Sept. 23) Bishopstoke c.d.s., slight perf. faults otherwise fine and rare. Cat. £ 280. Photo.
417 | £160
1840 1d. black plates 1b NL used on 1841 (July) large part wrapper (affected by filing crease), 2 PD fine, 6 PD touched at right, 7 PD on piece, cut into at base.
672 £450
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 6 TL with watermark inverted, mint with large part original gum, with part sheet margin at base, small imperfections but very scarce. S.G. 97wi, Spec. J74(2)d, cat. £6,000. Photo.
924 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. with two lines at left (from back), fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 592a, Spec. S72b, cat. £550. Photo.
1165 | £240
Lundy: Coronation: A mainly mint collection comprising mint sets incl. wrong colour overprints, six first day covers and three scarce f.d.c's for wrong colour overprints, plus six assorted publicity sheets, one of which is used on a cover.
172 £400
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 3 KE-OH watermark spray, handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, complete mint pane of twenty with marginal inscription ''Telegraphs Three Pence'', eighteen unmounted, some perf. faults and gum creases but otherwise surprisingly fresh. Cat. £1,600. Photo.
418 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b PG, fine used with close to large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
673 £320
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 4 BG imprimatur, just touched at upper left, otherwise good margins, fine without gum. S.G. Spec. cat. £4,000. Photo.
925 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. pair, one with one graphite line, the other with two lines at left, single line stamp with very light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 592a, b, Spec. S72b, d, cat. £1,300+. Photo.
1167 £600
Lundy: Silver Jubilee: Original John Dyke artists drawings for all seven values of the surface mail issue in pencil. Each is approximately 3 x 2 inches, similar but not quite identical to the issued stamps. Unique. Photo.
173 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 3 SD, plate proof on white wove unwatermarked paper, very fine with good margins. A scarce item and thought to be one of only seven in private hands. Cat. £475. Photo.
419 £750
1840 1d. black plate 1b PL, four margins, unused with small part original gum, from the right of the sheet displaying part of marginal inscription, with ''1840'' written in pencil in the selvedge, thins and vertical crease, nevertheless a very scarce marginal example. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
674 | £350
Surface Printed: 1867-80 selection, incl. 3d. plates 4 to 10, 6d. plate 6 (2), plate 8 (2) and plate 9 (2), 10d. (2), 2s. blue, 2s. brown, also 1872-73 6d. (5), etc., very mixed condition. (30)
926 | £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. error of watermark, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 605a.
1168 £800
Lundy: Silver Jubilee: Colour separations, trials and printers waste in full sheets of 20, comprising 98P, 98(iii), 99(x), 99(xi), 99(xiii) (2), 99(xvi) (2), and 99 (xvii). mainly fine unmounted mint. Aitchison cat. £2,890. Photo.
174 £270
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 3 SC-TD watermark crown, fine used block of four, perfs. trimmed at base, a rare multiple. Cat. £480 as singles. Photo.
420 £85
1840 1d. black plate 1b QA, fine used with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Ex. Moon. Photo.
675 £2700
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. deep red-brown plate 1 SL imperforate, colour slightly faded, otherwise fine mint with part original gum, with clear to large margins. A very rare stamp, the shade and watermark position differ to that of the imprimatur. R.P.S. certificate (2015). S.G. 114a, Spec. J97(3)d, cat. £17,000. Photo.
927 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Coils: An accumulation of coil strips and leaders on leaves with Tudor Crown values to 3d. incl. 3d. horizontal coil with ''S'' leader, St. Edward's Crown values to 4d., a few Multiple Crowns, range of roll numbers, selection of coil joins, constant flaws, varying numbers of stamps attached, etc., varied condition.
1170 | £70
Lundy: Silver Jubilee: Surface mail incl. set of black bromide proofs (Aitchison 93-99PA) and imperf. proofs in marginal blocks of ten with printers imprint in selvedge, f.d.c., etc.
175 £180
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 4 AJ watermark spray imprimatur, excellent colour and margins and large part original gum. A superb example of this abnormal unissued stamp, one of the finest of the nine examples in private hands. Cat. £340. Photo.
421 | £800
1840 1d. black plates 1b QL on piece, 2 JF on piece, 3 FC affixed to front to which it does not belong, 5 QB uncancelled on piece, 6 AG on part (Oct. 6) part cover, DE-DF pair on piece, FA on piece, HG on piece, MF on cover, 8 IE on piece, 9 IE on piece and one unplated, poor to good.
676 £780
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. green plate 7 AJ imprimatur, with ample to large margins, a few faint spots of toning, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. J105, cat. £3,500. Photo.
929 | £1700
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: A collection on stockpages, with panes of six, four and two, se-tenant panes of four, cream and whiter papers, graphites, green, blue and violet phosphors, upright and inverted watermarks, sideways watermarks both left and right, scarce incl. Tudor Crown 1d. Minimum Inland Rate label panes wmk. upright (lightly mounted) and inverted, 2d. wmk. inverted, watermark Crowns 2d. wmk. inverted (two stamps with good perfs.), graphite panes complete wmk. upright and wmk. inverted, 11/2d. wmk. upright with good perfs. all round, blue phosphor 21/2d. left band cream and whiter paper panes wmk. inverted (each with some trimming), a few duplicates, etc., mixed perfs. but many good, virtually all unmounted. (188 panes)
1173 | £1150
Lundy: Millenary Triangulars: The original 'build-up' artwork for both the Millenary horse and birds sets comprising a single piece of artwork for each value, measuring approximately 240 x 175mm, mounted on card. There are six triangular pieces for both sets with watercoloured vignettes and photographic frames showing printers instructions. The 3 puffin value is a single watercolour design with overlays for each set. Unique. (13)
176 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 5 AF watermark crown imprimatur, some staining or toning, with margins and part original gum but a rare stamp. At most ten examples are in private hands. Cat. £300. Photo.
423 | £2900
1840 1d. black plate 2, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AD, AJ, BB, BG, CA, CD, DJ, DL, EC, EK, FC, GC (2), GE, HB, IB, IE (2), JB, JF, JL, KB, NF, OE, PA (2), PD, QB, QD, QJ, QL, RE (2), RF, RG, RK, SC, SE, TD, TF, TL, with various notations highlighting plate flaws and scratches, guidelines, basal shifts, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (40)
677 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. dull blue plate 1 SL imprimatur from the first sheet, fine with clear to good margins with part selvedge at right. S.G. Spec. J118(1), cat. £4,750. Photo.
931 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: A group of booklets comprising 3s. Nov. 1960, Apr. 1961, Apr. 1962, 4s.6d. June 1959, 5s. July 1959 (with graphite lines), Mar. 1960 (with graphite lines), Sep. 1960 (3, one with graphite lines), Jan. 1965 (with phosphor bands), mixed condition.
1175 £1450
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: Imperforate die proofs, each individually numbered comprising 1p. orange (2), 1p. red, 2p. deep emerald, 4p. blue, 4p. black, 6p. lake-brown (2), and 9p. violet. Aitchison i, ii, iv, vi, vii, viii, ix, cat. £2,250 - £3,150. Photo.
177 £320
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3d. plate 5 II-LJ watermark crown, a very rare pair from a scarce plate, some perf. separation otherwise fine. Cat. £500. Photo.
424 £1000
1840 1d. black plate 2 AG with close to good margins, tied to entire to Melrose by a fine crisp strike of the distinctive Kelso Maltese Cross, clear 1843 (Jan. 19) Kelso datestamp, pressed filing crease affecting the adhesive at right but very attractive appearance, believed to be unique on cover. B.P.A. cerificate (1990). S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
678 £7500
Surface Printed: 1867 - 83 High Values: 1870 5s. Die proof. Very fine example printed in mauve on white matt card (92 x 60mm), produced by DLR for the 1870 International Exhibition. Very rare only one or two examples exist in each colour in private hands. S.G. 126 var. Photo.
932 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1953 2s.6d. booklets for May (2), June, Sep., and Nov., mainly fine with mixed perfs.
1176 £500
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: 1p. imperf. in issued colour on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, very rare. Aitchison 126xi. Photo.
178 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 4d. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with corner squares blank, dated ''Nov 3 1876'', without endorsement. Cat. £800. Photo.
426 £80
1840 1d. black plate 2 FA, four small to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
679 £1250
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 HJ plate 2 HD, 10s. CF and £1 GH, also Watermark Anchor on white paper 5s. plate 4 GH, 10s. EF, used, fair to good. Photo.
933 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1959 (Oct.) 3s. graphite line booklet, 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. inverted watermarks, 1959 (July) 5s. graphite lined booklet, 1d. watermark inverted, others upright, fair to good perfs. S.G. M15g, H39g.
1177 £420
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: 1p. to 9p. set in full sheets of sixty, mainly unmounted with just a few remainders in the selvedge. Each sheet has two panes of 30 with a gutter between and selvedge all around showing two printers imprints. Aitchison 126-131, cat. £1,560+. Photo.
179 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 4d. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without plate number or check letters, dated ''Nov 4 1876'' without endorsement. Cat. £800. Photo.
427 £110
1840 1d. black plate 2 GL, used with ample to very large even margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, thinned at upper left, otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS15. Ex. Moon. Photo.
680 | £90
Surface Printed: 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 CI, 2 CA, used, also used selection of 1883-84 watermark Anchor comprising 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s. used (some with parcel cancellations), very mixed condition. (7)
935 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 to 1968 sets complete, 1967-68 no watermark issue as complete plate blocks of four (less 2s.6d. plate 13), 2s.6d. plate 12 block without side margin, 10s. plate 2A block with adhesions on reverse in margin at foot, varied condition, some gum wrinkles, 1st De La Rue set and 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. mounted, the others unmounted (a few blocks mounted in margin). (34 items)
1178 £100
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: 1p. to 9p. set in lower marginal mint blocks of eight with printers imprint in selvedge, fine unmounted. Photo.
180 | £120
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 4d. plate 1 ID, imperf. colour trial in close to issued colour, handstamped Specimen type 11, clear margins and full gum, this the scarcest of the colour trials. Also two marginal blocks of 4 overprinted Specimen (one type 11, the other type 9 with slight imperfections), both with full gum. (9) Cat. £735.
428 £220
1840 1d. black plate 2 HE-HF, used with small to very large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, two minor corner bends at lower right, otherwise very fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Ex. Moon. Photo.
681 £2000
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 CE, large part original gum, fine. Diena certificate (2001). S.G. 126, cat £11,000. Photo.
936 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: An unmounted mint selection on leaves, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and £1 blocks of four and single, De La Rue set with extra 2s.6d. corner block, 1959-68 De La Rue sets (5) in blocks of four and singles, etc., mainly fine. (80)
1179 £130
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: 1p. to 9p. set in mint gutter marginal blocks of eight with printers imprint in gutter between stamps, fine unmounted. Photo.
181 £110
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 4d. plate 2 BJ imprimatur, close to good margins and large part gum, fresh with excellent colour. A fine example. At most 21 examples are in private hands. Cat. £325. Photo
429 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 HG, fine used with clear to large margins, tied by red Maltese Cross to 1840 (May 14) cover to Lincolns Inn Fields, with ''T.P./Berners St.'' handstamp in red alongside. S.G. Spec. AS15tf. Ex. Moon. Photo.
682 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 EI overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, centred to the lower left, fine with full gum. S.G. 127, cat. £1,750. Photo.
937 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958 D.L.R. Castle 2s.6d. to £1 set, fine unmounted mint. Buhler certificate (1973) for the top value. S.G. 536a-39a. Photo.
1180 £620
Lundy: 1957 Standing Puffin Definitives: 1p. imperf. in unissued orange-vermilion, on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, very rare. Aitchison 126xi. Photo.
182 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 6d. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), without plate number or check letters, dated ''Nov 9 1876 ''and endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING''. Cat. £800. Photo.
430 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 MD, very fine used with good to large margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Ex. Moon. Photo.
683 £280
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish-grey GI, used with indistinct cancellation, fine. S.G. 128, cat. £3,200. Photo.
939 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) imperforate imprimatur horizontal pair, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on gum, small gum wrinkle on one otherwise very fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. W17. Photo.
1182 £400
Lundy: 1962 Europa: Original artwork endorsed ''ROUGH DESIGN SUGGESTIONS/V. WHITELEY/30/5/62'' showing set of four stamps in similar designs to the issued set but diffent colours. Also a colour suggestion trial in watercolour with the issued set in those colours alongside and a printed postcard announcing the forthcoming issue. Photo.
184 £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 6d. plate 1 ME-NH, used block of eight, perfin B&L, H, some perf. faults as expected nevertheless attractive and rare. Cat. £600. Photo.
431 £90
1840 1d. black plate 2 ND, used with clear to enormous margins, displaying portion of adjoining impression at top, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, slight surface rub at lower left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Ex. Moon. Photo.
685 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange AC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, with large part original gum, minor faults. S.G. 137s, Spec. J128t, cat. from £4,500. Photo.
940 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown omitted unmounted mint, minor gum imperfection otherwise fine. S.G. 624Aa, cat. £600, EC GBR1248a - circa 60 known. Photo.
1183 | £100
Lundy: 1962 Europa: 1p. to 9p. imperforate proofs in issued colours (Aitchison 146-149P), in full unmounted sheets of 50 with printers imprint in selvedge, also in pairs. Plus issued set in imprint blocks of ten, first day cover and 1p. with missing blue (146(a)).
185 £90
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 6d. plate 1 SK, imperf. colour trial in close to issued colour, handstamped Specimen type 8 (the scarcer of the two Specimen types known for this trial), part original gum, close margins. Also a block of four handstamped Specimen type 9, with margins and inscription ''SIX PENCE'', full gum and mainly fine. (5) Cat. £430.
432 £85
1840 1d. black plate 2 TD, four small to large margins with part of adjoining stamp at right, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
686 £1250
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange BF, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, fine and fresh example with large part original gum, horizontal gum wrinkle and tiny yellowish mark on one perf. at left, does not detract from fine appearance. S.G. 137s, Spec. J128t, cat. £4,500. Photo.
941 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 1s.6d. imperforate imprimatur horizontal pair, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on gum, very fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. W18. Photo.
1184 £500
Lundy: 1965 Churchill: 2p., 10p., 18p., imperforate proofs on set of three De La Rue presentation cards, fine and very rare. Aitchison 154-156PB. Photo.
186 £140
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 6d. plate 2 AJ imprimatur, watermark spray, full margins and large part original gum, fresh with good colour, rare. At most nine examples in private hands, this being one of the finest. Cat. £400. Photo.
433 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 TH, fine used with close to very large margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross to 1841 (Jan. 5) large opened out piece, with unboxed dated ''KIRKCALDY'' handstamp in red. S.G. Spec. AS15. Ex. Moon. Photo.
687 £1300
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange CA fine used with neat double circle ''MANCHESTER/ACCOUNTS/5/FEBY/1894'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
942 £300
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 GBR1318a (12 known). Photo.
1188 | £380
Lundy: 1969 Appeal: 1p. on 9p., a superb assemblage comprising two unmounted examples, used on Appeal Card with almost tottaly exposed values, official letter of thanks on Appeal notepaper and ''Founder Friend'' free landing for life card.
187 £480
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 6d. plate 2 KG-LH watermark crown, fine used block of four, some light perf. toning otherwise fine. Believed to be the only surving used multiple from this plate except one block of six. Cat. £600 as singles. Photo
434 | £3200
1840 1d. black plate 3, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AG, AK, CC, CF, DG, EB, EK, FC, FH, FI, FK, GB, GE, GF (2), GJ (3), HF, IA, JA, JF, KD, LC, ME, MF, MG, OH, OL, PI, PL, SD, TH, with various notations highlighting plate flaws and scratches, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (33)
688 £900
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange DK, used with oily Glawgow c.d.s., fine. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
943 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 3d. variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, fine unmounted mint, was attached to previous lot. S.G. Spec. W54a, cat. £975, EC GBR1318a (12 known). Photo.
1189 £120
Lundy: 1969 Fourtieth Anniversary of Lundy Post: 1p. to 12p. set in top marginal blocks of ten attached to pieces of card from the printers record books. Each endorsed in the selvedge with the job number and dated ''12/8/69'', unique. Also a ''First Day/Maiden Voyage of the/ POLAR BEAR'' card for the 1972 provisional overprint. Photo.
188 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with blank corner squares, dated ''July 6 1875'' and endorsed ''BEFORE HARDENING''. Cat. £725. Photo.
435 £90
1840 1d. black plate 3 AI, close to large margins all round, lightly struck with red-brown Maltese Cross, slight corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
690 £550
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 17 RJ with watermark inverted, fine and very fresh mint with part original gum, light wrinkle, exceptional appearance with deep colour. S.G. Spec. J87, cat. £2,500. Photo.
944 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 3d. vertical pair, top stamp variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. W54a, cat. £975, EC GBR1318a (12 known). Photo.
1191 £100
Lundy: 1972 Trinity House: 3p. and 5p. imperforate die proofs in trial colours on small size Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, only two believed to exist. Aitchison iv(u). Photo.
189 £110
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. plate 2 AJ imprimatur on spray watermark, full margins and large part original gum, fresh with excellent colour. At most nine examples are in private hands. Cat. £300. Photo.
436 £80
1840 1d. black plate 3 BC, close to good margins all round, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
693 £230
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 15 JA with watermark inverted, fresh mint marginal example, a little creased but of very fine appearance, with large part original gum, manuscript ''april 1877'' in selvedge. S.G. 153 Wi, Spec. J64c, cat. £3,000. Photo.
948 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (phosphor) 6d. variety watermark inverted, tiny gum wrinkle at left otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 660pWi, cat. £875, EC GBR1320c - circa 30 known. Photo.
1194 | £120
Lundy: Cancellations: The Lundy postcards with good strikes of type Ab or Ac Lundy thimble cancellations dated 1905, 1910 and 1922.
190 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. plate 7 AJ imprimatur, watermark spray, good margins and large part original gum, fresh with good colour. At most nine examples are in private hands. Cat. £300. Photo.
437 £90
1840 1d. black plate 3 BD, close to good margins all round, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
697 £700
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots One Penny: 1d. lilac die II, die proof, very fine example in black on white glazed card mounted on a piece from the De La Rue striking book, Endorsed in manuscript ""Aug- 26/ 7 leads"". A spectacular and unique piece. Ex De La Rue Archives. S.G. 172 var. Photo.
949 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (phosphor) 6d. variety watermark inverted, small central grease spot just visible from front, unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 660pWi, cat. £875, EC GBR1320c - circa 30 known. Photo.
1195 | £220
Lundy: Cancellations: The Lundy postcards with good strikes of type Ab or Ac Lundy thimble cancellations dated 1911, 1912 and 1925.
191 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. plate 8 TH, plate proof on white wove unwatermarked paper, fine with good margins, scarce. Believed to be one of only five examples (3 singles and a pair) in private hands. Cat. £725. Photo.
438 £80
1840 1d. black plate 3 BF, close to good margins all round, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
698 | £380
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots One Penny: 1d. lilac die II imprimaturs (14), with multiple plate numbers in pencil on gum, mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. K8, cat. £3,500. (14)
950 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup Football and World Cup Winners double dated first day cover signed Alf Ramsey. Photo.
1196 | £250
Lundy: Cancellations: Six covers with issues to 1943 incl. London censored cover with ''Air Service Suspended'' cachet type E, opened by examiner cover with Tighearna sheet cut-outs, registered from Swansea transit port, etc.
192 £200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. plate 11 SL imprimatur, watermark spray, good margins and large part original gum, fresh with good colour. A fine example from this abnormal plate, not issued in green, a maximum of nine examples now in private hands. Cat. £300. Photo.
439 £110
1840 1d. black plate 3 HB with clear to good margins on three sides, cut into at top, most unusually used as a seal on address side of 1840 (July 4) cover from Leeds to Hartlepool, the adhesive bisected on opening. Very scarce. Photo.
699 £260
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots One Penny: 1d. bluish lilac, an unmounted mint block of four, light crease down left edge, otherwise fine. Hendon certificate (2015) for a block of 48. S.G. 172a, cat. £1,900+. Photo.
951 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four from the left of the sheet, variety reddish-brown omitted, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. £250, EC GBR1392l, also with Robin (unmounted) and Blackbird (mounted) singles with reddish brown omitted. Photo.
1197 | £130
Lundy: Postcards: 31 cards and two photos, mainly early monochrome incl. significant Atlantic Coast airline views.
193 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. plate 12 AJ imprimatur, watermark spray, good margins and large part original gum, fresh with good colour. A fine example from this abnormal plate, not issued in green, a maximum of nine examples now in private hands. Cat. £300. Photo.
440 £95
1840 1d. black plate 3 ID, fine used with small to very large margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Ex. Moon. Photo.
700 £450
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots One Penny: 1d. bluish lilac, a strip of three from the right of the sheet, fine. Photocopy of Hendon certificate (2015) for a block of 48. S.G. 172a, cat. £1,425+. Photo.
952 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d., variety olive-green omitted in a left margin block of 15 (3 x 5), and in an irregular lower right corner block of 12, with the traffic lights showing the olive-green dot missing, no intact strips of six, some bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint, also with an unused pair and a single on pieces originally from the corner block. S.G. 705b.
1198 | £70
Lundy: Coins: Four sets of 1929 1/2p. And 1p. Plus boxed set of 1965 coins to commemorate 40th anniversary of Martin Coles Harman's acquisition of Lundy
194 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. brown-orange plate 12 AI watermark spray, an exceptional fine used example with deep colour and Roxborough St Railway Office, Greenock cancellation.Cat. £190. Photo.
441 £270
1840 1d. grey-black plate 3 NA-NB, used pair with small to very large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, vertical wrinkle affecting NB, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS21. Ex. Moon. Photo.
701 £250
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. lilac with ''PEARS'/SOAP.'' advertisement in blue outline letters on reverse, fine and very fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 173, cat. £550. R.P.S. certificate (1979). Photo.
953 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 5d. Durham Cathedral and 5d. St. Giles' Edinburgh se-tenant vertical pair with sheet margin at left (folded through vertical perfs.), each with variety missing ''d'', fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W159d, W161d, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1199 | £1200
Lundy: A selection in a stockbook and loose, incl. 1936 large map Air set mint, 1939 Anniversary set mint, 1940 Red Cross set mint, 1943 Anniversary set mint, 1945 Air set mint, 1969 Appeal 1p. on 9p. mint, presentation packs, f.d.c's, p.p.c's, etc. (100's) TheProperty of Another Vendor
195 £320
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1s. brown-orange plate 12 CB-EB, watermark crown, used strip of three, light horizontal crease. Believed to be the largest known multiple of this stamp in private hands. Cat. £900. Photo.
442 £130
1840 1d. black plate 3 NA good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (June 26) entire from Belfast to Glasgow, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, on reverse two Belfast despatch datestamps and boxed Glasgow datestamp. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
702 £190
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac HE used with London circular ''LS/5'', corner crease otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2006). S.G. 175, cat. £1,500. Photo.
954 £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 1s.6d. variety black (value) omitted, with sheet margin at foot (folded through perfs.), fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 801a, cat. £5,000, EC GBR1602a - circa 42 known (many damaged). Photo.
1200 | £950
Lundy: A selection, incl. 1936 (April 1, first day of issue) cover to Plymouth, on reverse has 1936 large map 1/2d., 1d. and 2d., 1036 (April 15) cover to Portsmouth, on reverse has 1935 Tramtickets 1/2d. (serial no. 02792) with large map 1d., etc. (few 100's) The Property of Another Vendor
196 £230
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s. imperforate colour trial in claret, FI-GL block of eight, handstamped Specimen type 8 with margins attached and marginal inscription ''TELEGRAPHS THREE SHILLINGS'', fresh and fine with full colour. Claret is the hardest trial colour to find for this value most surviving examples being in larger multiples. Cat. £1,040. Photo on page 26.
443 £80
1840 1d. black plate 3 OI, used with close to good margins, neatly cancelled by near complete upright red Maltese Cross, slight overall toning, otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS20. Ex. Moon. Photo.
703 £50
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac HH, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, some staining in top margin otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 175s, cat. £625. Photo.
956 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922a, cat. £875, EC GBR1844a - 100 known. Photo.
1201 | £260
Lundy: An accumulation in two albums and two folders incl. save the sea birds imperf sheet and several souvenir folders.
197 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with blank corner squares, dated ''Oct 20 1876'' and without endorsement. Cat. £800. Photo on page 26.
444 £120
1840 1d. black plate 3 PD (recut letter square), small to good margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21f. Photo.
704 | £980
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper, a selection on leaves, incl. mint with 2s.6d. HD, 5s. crimson IF (gum redistributed with B.P.A. certificate 1981), 10s. KD overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (no gum), 10s. ultramarine CH small part original gum (B.P.A. certificate 1981), etc., mixed condition. (28)
957 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish grey (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, with sheet margin at top (folded through perfs.), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922b, cat. £825, EC GBR1844b - 100 known. Photo.
1202 | £150
Lundy: An accumulation of stamps and covers incl. mint sets of V+Plane and Wright Brothers. Also two important books, ""Lundy Island and the Lundy Locals"" (1938) by Standard, ""A Catalogue of Lundy Stamps"" (1969) by Chinchen.
198 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s. die proof in black on glazed white card (91 x 60mm), with blank corner squares, dated ''Oct 24 1876'' and without endorsement. Cat. £800. Photo on page 26.
445 £240
1840 1d. black plate 3 RF with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 30) small neat cover with enclosed letter, used within Edinburgh, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
705 £420
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. BA fresh mint (possibly unmounted) and 10s. LD mint with some gum redistribution, light diagonal crease and slight surface imperfections. S.G. 178, 183. Photo.
958 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish grey (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922b, cat. £825, EC GBR1844b - 100 known. Photo.
 
199 £230
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s. Imperforate colour trials handstamped Specimen type 8, selection comprising grey-green MI-MK vertical strip of three, ultramarine FE-FF marginal pair and SA single, slate-blue FD marginal single, brown-lilac single KD, large part original gum, some gum wrinkles light creases but mainly fine with close to huge margins. (6 items) Cat. £1,040. Photo on page 26.
447 | £3200
1840 1d. black plate 4, an academic collection of used examples on leaves comprising AF, AJ, BE, CB, CD, CG (3), DD, EI, EL, FG, FJ (3), FL, GA (2), GB, GC, GH, GI, HF, ID, IF, II, JH, JI, KI, MI, NJ, OB, OK, PA, PC, SD, SL, also plate 3 GK, 5 QK with various notations highlighting re-entries, guidelines, basal shifts, plate dots, etc., mainly good to fine with many four margined examples. Ex. Moon. (39)
707 £230
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. JC and 5s. FH mint, the first with a heavy hinge, otherwise fine. S.G. 178, 180, cat. £1,700. Photo.
959 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety brown-grey printing double, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 927b, cat. from £850, EC GBR1854e. Photo.
 
200 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 3s., set of six imperf. colour trials, all handstamped Specimen type 8 in grey-green OL, slate-blue RH, claret TG, dull mauve RH, brown-lilac RH, and ultramarine OI, each with large part original gum, the claret and dull mauve with small stain spots otherwise mainly fine with good margins. Cat. £780. Photo
448 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 AE with good to large even margins, fine used with distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' black Maltese Cross, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS23ub, cat. £1,400. Photo.
708 £320
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac MA, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 with part original gum, the gum toned and with imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 185s, Spec. K15t, cat. £2,800. Photo.
960 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Paintings 5p. variety greenish yellow omitted with sheet margin at left (large piece of selvedge stuck to reverse of margin), fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 932b, cat. £1,350, EC GBR1864b - circa 30 known. Photo.