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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 101

Monday 9th November 2015

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1001 | £4200
A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection incl. 1880-83 3d. on 3d. lilac, B.P.A. certificate (1980), 6d. on 6d. lilac plate 18 DC-DD, DC displaying variety slanting dots, B.P.A. certificate (1980), 1902-10 5s. bright carmine, range of departmental officials incl. I.R. 1884-88 1s. dull green, Brandon certificate (1979), 1887-92 1s. green, Brandon certificate (1979), 1887-1900 1s. green and carmine (2), both with Brandon certificates (1978 & 79), Govt. Parcels 1883-86 1s. orange brown plate 13 NA, plate 14 QH, both with Brandon certificates (1979), 1887-90 1s. dull green block of four, R.P.S. certificate (1977), 1902 9d. dull purple and ultramarine, 1s. dull green and carmine, both with Brandon certificates (1979), R.H. 1902 1/2d., 1d., with Brandon certificate (1978), Admiralty Official 1903-04 11/2d. dull purple and green, Brandon certificate (1979), Military Telegraphs to 10s., later definitives and commemoratives, etc. mixed condition but many fresh examples and mainly good to fine appearance.
1002 | £5000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in 12 albums, incl. 1840 1d. black (5) and 2d. blue (3) used, 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 complete used (less 77), later line engraved, 1847-54 Embossed 1s. (4), 10d. (2) and 6d. (4) used, comprehensive surface printed with 1867-83 10s. used, 1883-84 2s.6d. (9), 5s. (5) and 10s. (2) used, 1883 Lilac and Green set used, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1 (2) used, K.E.VII to 10s. (3) and 1 (2) used, range of Downey Heads, 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. (15), 5s. (8), 10s. (7) and 1 used, 1939-48 High Values set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, range of Wildings with 1959 2d. error of watermark mint, Castles with 1958 and 1959 De La Rue sets unmounted mint, 1960's phosphor sets, decimal commemoratives unmounted mint, officials, also covers with Mulready caricatures unused, Guernsey with presentation packs, etc., mixed condition. (1000s)
1003 | £7200
A Q.V. collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. (7) used, 2d. (2) used, one with Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, 1841 1d. mint (4), 1855-57 2d. LC14 mint, 1864-79 most 1d. plates to 224 mint or unused, 1870 1/2d. most plates mint, plate 9 used, 1870 11/2d. plate 3 mint (2), 1847-54 embossed 1s. (3, 2 marginal), 10d., 6d. (5) used, good range of surface printed to 2s. blue used, a selection unused or mint incl. 1862-64 3d. (2), 1867-80 10d. (2), 2s. blue pair (perfin), 1867-78 wmk. Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1, 5s. plate 2 (2) and 10s. used, 1883-84 2s.6d. mint (2, one apparently on blued, crease), 5s. mint, 10s. (2) used, 1880-81 to 5d. mint (toned), 1883-84 lilac and green set mint (toned), 1884 1 used with telegraph cancellation, 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint, 41/2d. pane of twenty, 1 used, postal fiscals, few telegraphs, etc., mixed condition, many affected by toning. (100s)
1004 | £2400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used surfaced printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d., 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d. (2), 9d., 1s. (2), 1865-67 9d. GD, 1s. plate 4 BE-CF block of four, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 GA, plate 2 AI, BG, FJ, 10s. greenish-grey CH, 1 brown-lilac FI, 1884 1 brown-lilac PA, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, 1 green MB used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
1005 | £2000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (15, one possibly unused), 2d. blue (2), 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (4), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (7), 6d. (2), 9d., 1s. (3), 1867-80 1s. plate 5 EC showing extended tail to ''5'' at right, etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
1006 | £2800
A Q.V. mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1841 1d. (3), 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77) complete, many without gum, 1870 11/2d. plate 3, selection of surface printed, mostly regummed, incl. 1855-57 wmk. small garter 4d., 1862-64 6d. plate 3, 1865-67 6d. plate 5, 1867-80 10d., 2s. blue (wing margin cut down and reperforated), 1872-73 6d. grey, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 15, 8d., 1880-83 3d. plate 20, 3d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d., later incl. 1880-81 11/2d., 1883-84 2s.6d., 1883-84 'lilac and green' 1/2d. to 3d. and 6d., 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. (1/2d. blue-green, 2d. (faded) and 21/2d. without gum), also a selection of officials (not guaranteed) incl. I.R. 6d. purple on rose-red, Army 1/2d. vermilion ''OFFICIAI'' in pair with normal, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 225)
1007 | £2900
A collection in an album, incl. 1840 2d. blue used (2, both with four margins), 1841 2d. blue used pair and singles (2), 1854-57 watermark Small Crown perf. 14 2d. used pair (grossly misperforated horizontally) and perf. 16 2d. with watermark inverted used, selection of 1d. imperfs. used with strip of three and block of four, later line engraved, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. (3) and 10s. (2) used, 1902-10 values to 2s.6d. used, 1935 Silver Jubilee booklet, 1912-24 to 1s. unmounted mint, 1918 Bradbury 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', much cancellation interest with c.d.s., barred, octagonal, squared circle, spoon cancellations, also railway stamps with London & North Western Railway, Great Northern Railway, Great Eastern Railway, Midland Railway, cinderellas, telegraphs, revenues, officials, advertising rings, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1008 | £1700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (9), 6d. (3), 1s. (6), 1862-64 3d. (pair and single), 4d. (5), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (pair and two singles), 1867-79 watermark Maltese Cross, 5s. plate C1, DA, plate 2 AA, 10s. BH, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 AC, 1873-80 watermark Orb 21/2d. plate 5 watermark inverted, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 TA, 1883 or 84 9d. with watermark sideways inverted, 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green EB, etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
1009 | £4200
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in an album, on leaves, old approval sheets and in packets incl. 1840 1d. apparently unused, used (40 approx., most poor), 2d. used (5), later line engraved with a selection unused or mint incl. 1858 2d. plate 15 mint, a few surface printed mint incl. 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 14, 4d. sage-green plate 16 (surface marks), range used to 1s. with a few used abroad, 1883-84 5s. mint, quantity of Officials to 1s. (not all guaranteed) with Q.V and K.E.VII mint multiples incl. Army 1896-1901 21/2d. block of four, Govt. Parcels 1887-90 11/2d. block of four, 1891-1900 2d. pair (toned at top), Admiralty 1903 1d. block of six, range of used incl. quantity of Army 1896-1901 21/2d. incl. a block of twelve, K.E.VII used to 5s., K.G.V mint incl. 1912-24 9d. green, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used (damaged), K.G.VI mint multiples incl. 1939-48 10s. dark blue unmounted mint pair and block of four (mounted in margin, small toned areas on reverse), a few Q.E.II, postage dues incl. 1924-31 2s.6d. block of 56 used (4 detached), selection of covers incl. 1935 Jubilee set on plain registered f.d.c., also G.B. overprinted, a few Foreign, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1010 | £2600
A Q.V. collection in an album incl. 1770 entire letter to Lichfield with Bishopmark, 1840 1d. used (22) incl. four pairs, 2d. used (6), later line engraved, good range of surface printed used to 5s. plate 2, 1865-67 4d. plate 9 (fault) on entire and 1867-80 1s. plate 4 on front, each cancelled ''C51'' of St. Thomas, 1867-80 6d. plate 6 unused (crease), 1883-84 used to 10s. (2, one perfin), 1887-1900 Jubilee values to 1s. green mint, 1 green used, range of officials to 1s. (with K.E.VII values), etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1011 | £4800
An imperforate line engraved collection on leaves with 1840 1d. (4) and 2d. apparently unused, 1d. (7) and 2d. (6) used, 1841 1d. CA-DC and CG-DI blocks of six mint, apparently from the same sheet, the ''C'' row stamps creased, NH-OJ block of six mint, range used incl. blocks of four (2), 2d. unused, used incl. a block of four, etc., very mixed condition, some with four margins. (149)
1012 | £2600
A mainly Q.V. accumulation in a small stockbook, on leaves, stockcards and in packets incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d. used, 1840 ''V R'' Official forgery, 1841 1d. worn plate four margin vertical pair mint, 1d. plate 17 TK with pronounced scratch mark in ''K'' square used, later line engraved mint incl. a good range of 1d. plates incl. plates 193 and 209 in blocks of six, a few 1/2d's incl. plate 3 block of four, plate 11 vertical strip of six, 11/2d. plate 3 pair, selection of surface printed used incl. 1867-78 5s. plate 1 CA-DB block of four (toned), a few unused incl. 1867-80 9d., 1s. plate 4, 1883-84 2s.6d. mint (2, one creased), 1883-84 'lilac and green' 4d., 6d., 9d. and 1s. mint, 1887-1900 Jubilee values mint incl. 41/2d. pane of twenty (split perfs. and other faults), 5d. block of eight (creases), 6d. block of five, 9d. (2), 1s. green (2), 1s. green and carmine (8) incl. a strip of five (creased), some unmounted, Postal Fiscals mint, selection of Officials, also a few K.E.VII mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1013 | £3800
A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in four albums with a few Q.V. incl. 1840 1d. pair (almost separated with scissor cut between) and single used on fronts, 1864-79 1d. plate 87 NH-QI block of eight mint, selection of officials incl. I.R. 1882-1901 6d. grey overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, postal fiscals, K.E.VII with a range of 1/2d. and 1d. control multiples, officials mint and used, K.G.V mint with a few controls and cylinder blocks, Downey Head 1d. die 1B wmk. Royal Cypher booklet pane of six wmk. inverted, 1925 Wembley set in corner blocks of four, quantity of K.G.VI mint with many multiples incl. low values to 1s. in cylinder blocks, 1939-48 2s.6d. green block of sixteen, 5s. block of six, 10s. ultramarine block of four, 1 blocks of four (3), 1951 2s.6d. to 1 in blocks of four (two sets), Q.E.II with a quantity of Wilding multiples incl. Tudor Crown set in cylinder blocks of six or larger with duplicates, St. Edward's Crown 7d. cylinder blocks of nine (3), 10d. blocks of nine (2), coil strips, early commemoratives in multiples, postage dues mint incl. 1914-23 11/2d. with ''V 23'' control, 1924-31 11/2d. in two blocks of four (five stamps unmounted), one with ''B 24'' control, quantity of used throughout, also a range of G.B. overprinted issues, etc., mixed condition with some of the mint affected by toning but many fine unmounted. (1000s)
1014 | £1900
A Q.V. collection on leaves with line engraved used incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d. (2), 1d. and 2d. Stars, most plates, surface printed range used to 2s. blue (2), 5s. plates 1 and 2, some with c.d.s. cancellations, a few unused incl. 1872-73 6d. grey, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 1, 4d. sage-green plate 16, 1880-83 21/2d. plate 23, 3d. plate 21, 6d. on 6d., 1s. plates 13 and 14, 1883-84 5s. mint, 10s. (2) used, 1884 1 brown-lilac used (crease), 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint, 1 used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1015 | £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in ten albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used (4), later line engraved, surface printed to 2s.6d (2) and 5s. (2) used, 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. mint, K.E.VII to 1s. mint and 2s.6d. used, selection of Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s. as control singles, Seahorses to 5s. mint and 10s. used, 1939-48 High Values and 1951 Festival sets unmounted mint, 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. mint, Castles, 1960's phosphor sets, pre-decimal and decimal commemorative issues, Machins, regionals, Channel Islands, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1016 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black used (5, one on part cover), 1841 2d. blue strip of three and block of four used, surface printed to 5s. used, 1900 Jubilee 1s. green and carmine mint block of four, K.E.VII mint block of four to 1s., and 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s. (2) and 1 used, Downey Head 3d. and 7d. small and large format half tone essays, 1913-10 Seahorses to 10s. mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 unmounted mint (3), etc., also range of controls, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1017 | £2500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in a Collecta album, incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue used, 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), 1880-83 6d. on 6d. mint, 1887-92 Jubilee set to 1s. (both) mint, 2d. and 21/2d. in mint blocks of twelve, 1911 Harrison 1/2d. booklet pane with St Andrew's Cross mint watermark inverted, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set mint, 1939-48 set mint, officials with I.R. 1882 1d. lilac in a mint block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet with ''N'' control (stains), etc., varied condition. (100's)
1018 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in 34 albums, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. used, 1902-10 to 1s. mint, 1912-24 and 1924-26 to 1s. mint, 1939-48 High Values and 1951 Festival sets unmounted mint and used, decimal issues with miniature sheets, prestige, folded and window booklets, f.d.c's with definitive and commemorative issues, Channel Islands, etc., also some Commonwealth and World, mostly fine. (100s)
1019 | £4500
A K.E.VII to K.G.VI mint and used collection in an album with K.E.VII mint with a range of printings to 3d. (7), 4d. green and brown (4), 4d. orange (4), 5d. (3), 6d. (7), 9d. (3), 10d. (5), 1s. (6), 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3), 10s. (2) and 1, used to 5s. (2), K.G.V mint incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 range of shades to 1s., later to 1s. incl. multiples, a few controls, 1934 re-engraved Seahorse set with additional 2s.6d. and 5s., K.G.VI mint incl. 1939 2s.6d. brown block of twelve, 10s. dark blue pairs (2), the other values in blocks of four, 1948 Wedding 1 in a cylinder block of six, postage dues incl. control blocks, 1924-31 11/2d., 4d. and 1s. mint strips of three (two of each unmounted), various used throughout, mixed condition, some of the mint unmounted but many affected by toning. (100s)
1020 | £750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a green Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. black (2), 2d., 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d., 1s., 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 6d. (2), 9d., 1s., 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15, 4d. sage-green plates 15, 16, 4d. grey-brown plate 17, 1883 or 84 set, 1929 P.U.C. 1, 1959 phosphor-graphite set with 2d. watermark error, Commemoratives with better phosphors, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1021 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in three albums, four stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (7), 2d. blue (2), 1841 2d. plate 4 AA unused, 1854-57 1d. SC16 SG-TH mint block, 2d. LC14 plate 5 BE and plate 6 TB both unused, 1856-58 LC14 1d. CC-DF, ME-NF and SC-TD mint blocks, etc., mixed condition. (many 100's)
1022 | £1050
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint K.G.V. to K.G.VI collection in a boxed album, incl. 1912-24 to 1s. (2) with a wide range of shades, 1913 watermark Multiple Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1924-26 1/2d. to 1s. set and 2d. variety watermark sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. variety watermark sideways, 1934 re-engraved set, K.G.VI multiples and control blocks with 1s. perf. type 5 control 17, 1939-48 set in pairs (10s. dark blue unmounted) and additional 10s. dark blue pair (unmounted), 1951 Festival set in marginal pairs, also 1936 (Oct.) 2s. booklet edition 354, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1023 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (4) and 2d. blue used, 1864-79 plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 1s., used, 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 6d. (3, one unused), 9d. unused, 1s. used (2), 1873-80 watermark Orb 21/2d. plate 4 OK-OL used pair with watermark inverted, 1902-13 10s. mint, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 11/2d. mint block of four, one showing ''PENCF'' error, 9d. olive-green mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (100's)
1024 | £1750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in an album and four folders, incl. 1840 2d. blue plates 1 JG (touched at base) used on 1840 (Oct.) cover, plate 2 AC (cleaned), 1870 1/2d. plate 9 unused (repaired corner), 1867-80 3d. plate 8 QI-RJ used block, 1872-73 6d. chestnut plate 11 CE-DF used block, 1873-80 6d. grey plate 14 QC-RD used block, 1880-83 1s. plate 14 OA used, showing portion of unprinted frame line at lower-right, 1902-10 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1913 Waterlow 1 green used (closed tear), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, 1934 re-engraved set mint and 10s. used block of four, 1935 Silver Jubilee set used on illustrated f.d.c., etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
1025 | £720
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in a eight stockbooks and loose, incl. 1840 1d. blacks used (14), later line engraved, range of surface printed to 5s. used, 1912-24 values to 1s. mint, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s. vertical pairs and 10s. single unmounted mint, etc., also range of covers, some duplication, mixed condition. (100s)
1026 | £950
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in seven albums and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (3) plus one on cover and 2d. blue, later line engraved, surface printed to 5s. used, range of 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. used, 1939-48 to 1 mint, Q.E.II pre-decimal issues in large mint multiples, Machins, covers incl. censored, Parliamentary Frees, booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1027 | £1450
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (2) and 2d. blue used (each with four margins), 1847-54 Embossed 6d. used, later line engraved, surface printed to 5s. mint and 10s. used, K.E.VII to 10s. used, Seahorses to 10s. used, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, 1951 Festival set mint, range of used abroad with Buenos Aires 10d., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1028 | £2800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1841 1d. red mint (3 singles and a pair, each with four margins) and range of 'black' plates from 1b to 11 used, 1841 2d. blue pairs (5) and strip of three used, used on cover (3), good range of perf. 1d. and 2d. stars, 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee envelopes unused (2), 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. mint, etc., mostly fine. (couple 100's)
1030 | £1500
A Q.V. used accumulation in old approval books incl. 1840 1d. (19) and 2d. (2), later line engraved mostly 1d. plates, range of surface printed used to 8d. (4), 9d. (4), 2s. blue, 5s. plate 2 (2), etc., mixed condition. (approx. 320)
1031 | £1700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (6, two are on covers), 2d. blue (3), 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. BD used on 1854 (Feb. 14) part cover, etc., mixed condition. (87)
1032 | £780
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1854-57 2d. blue plate 4 LC16 (3), LC14 plate 5 (3), 1856-58 2d. plate 6 LC16, 1858-69 2d. plate 9 with inverted watermark, 1870 1/2d. plate 1 to 20, 1847-54 embossed 1s. on 1856 cover from Sheffield to U.S.A., 10d. (2, one on 1851 cover to France), 6d. used on 1856 cover to Australia, etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
1033 | £550
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in varied condition in eighteen stockbooks and loose contained in a carton incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d. used, Seahorses incl. Waterlow 10s. mint, Perfins, unmounted mint decimal issues, also Channel Islands, etc. (many 100s)
1034 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint K.G.V. to Q.E.II collection in two Lighthouse albums, incl. 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1934-36 Photogravure watermark sideways set, 1939-48 set, 1951 Festival set, 1955-58 Waterlow set, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, commemoratives with better phosphors, Postage Dues with 1936-37 2s.6d., 1954-55 set, 1955-57 set, also a K.G.V to K.E.VIII used collection in an album, etc. (100's)
1035 | £2200
A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation on leaves and stockcards with much Q.V. inc. 1840 1d. used (4, one on cover), later line engraved incl. 1841 2d. used with numeral and c.d.s., 1d. lilac mint multiples, Jubilee 1/2d. multiples and higher values mint, cancellations, Specimens, officials, telegraphs to 1 used, later with K.E.VII values to 6d. mint, K.G.V incl. controls, a range of Wembley and P.U.C., 1935 Jubilee 3s. booklets (2), postage dues incl. controls, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1037 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in nine albums and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black used (2), later line engraved with penny red plates, 1862-67 values to 1s. used, 1865-67 4d. plates 7 to 14 used, 1867-80 3d. plates 4 to 10, 9d. (2) and 10d. used, 1867-83 5s. used, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 1 to 16 used, 1883-84 5s. used (2), 1887-92 Jubilee values to both 1s. used, 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set used, postage dues with 1959-63 to 1 mint, prestige booklets, regionals, officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1039 | £900
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums incl. 1841 1d. and later line engraved 1d's used quantity, 1864-79 1d. plate 195 block of twelve mint, 1880-81 1/2d. green imprimatur (small thin), K.E.VII 1d. booklet pane wmk. inverted unmounted mint with good perfs., Downey Heads mint incl. shades, 1912 die 2 wmk. crown 1d. with no cross on crown unmounted in a block of four with normals, 1912 wmk. multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d. imperf. singles, K.G.V to Q.E.II inverted watermarks mint incl. 1958-65 2d., 1958-61 graphite 11/2d. and 21/2d., 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. two bands (slightly trimmed) and left band all unmounted, quantity used throughout, newspaper stamps, a few covers, Channel Is. mainly mint to 1980s incl. Occupation issues, etc., mixed condition, many of the mint unmounted. (100s)
1040 | £1100
A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation in a small stockbook with a range of line engraved used incl. 1840 1d., surface printed, 1873-80 21/2d. blue plate 17 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1880-81 1d. Venetian red pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', single with wmk. inverted used, K.E.VII values to 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 10s., 1 (2) used, K.G.V incl. 1915 2s. booklet edition 37 precancelled type I (cover fault), 1912-24 21/2d. deep bright blue unmounted mint (R.P.S. certificate, 1988, for a pair), postage dues incl. 1954-55 4d. imperf. pair unmounted mint, 1959-63 5d. with partial doubling due to a kiss print unmounted mint, etc., varied condition.
1041 | £350
A Q.V. duplicated collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. and 2d. used, 1841 1d's used, 1d. and 2d. Stars used, 1856-58 1d. rose-red block of four mint, 1864-79 1d. plates complete to 225 used (less 77), surface printed range to 1s. used, 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1042 | £1850
A mint accumulation in a sheet file, tins and packets with a large quantity of low value K.E.VIII and K.G.VI cylinder blocks of six or larger (some curled up), mainly values to 3d. incl. scarce numbers, also with 1937-47 4d. to 10d. and 1s. in cylinder blocks of eight (two of each), commemorative multiples, Q.E.II with Wilding and pre-decimal Machin cylinder blocks, a few Castles, commemorative multiples, etc., varied condition. (1000s)
1043 | £620
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown with numbers 1 to 12 in Maltese Cross, NH with blue Maltese Cross, 2d. with numbers 1 to 4, 6, 9 and 12 in Maltese Cross, 1858-69 2d. plate 9 QF with inverted watermark, plate15 FI unused with part original gum, etc., mixed condition. (121)
1045 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in albums and loose, mostly Q.E.II, incl. Great Britain f.d.c's with numismatics, Machins, commemoratives, Guernsey 1940's Red Cross forms (5), f.d.c's, airletters, booklets, etc., also some Malta, mostly fine. (100s)
1047 | £230
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II mint collection in a Windsor album, K.G.VI with basic sets complete plus sideways watermarks, Q.E.II to 1970 with Wilding sets incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., commemoratives with phosphor sets, postage dues with 1955-57 5s. and 1959-63 to 1, etc., a few mounted, majority fine unmounted. (few 100s)
1048 | £3200
A large accumulation in tins, boxes and loose in five cartons, with a large quantity of covers from Q.V. incl. a few stampless, line engraved, commercial mail, maritime, W.W.II censored, exhibitions, postage due, much stationery unused and used, f.d.c's, also with stamps mainly used from line engraved, K.G.VI and Q.E.II mint multiples, etc. (1000s)
1049 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A large mainly Q.E.II accumulation in three cover album, six stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in seven cartons, incl. a large accumulation of Castles on and off piece, f.d.c's (some with House of Commons c.d.s's), slogans, must duplicated, Channel Islands, etc. (many 1,000's)
1050 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (3) and 2d. blue used, range of 1d. reds with 1841 1d. used with numbers ''5'' and ''6'' in Maltese Cross, later line engraved, 1847-54 Embossed 1s. used, surface printed to 5s. used, much cancellation interest with Scots Local, spoon, etc., also few covers with Q.E.II official mail, mixed condition. (100s)
1051 | £450
A line engraved accumulation with a quantity of 1841 1d's used on pieces, three entires, some with Maltese Crosses, many with ''324'' numerals of Guernsey, a few unused, later perforated issues, also with a few Foreign, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
1052 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (5, two used on separate covers,) 1841 2d. blue CD-CI strip used on 1850 cover to America, etc., mixed condition. (266)
1053 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of Q.V. to K.G.V controls in a stockbook, incl. singles, pairs and multiples, mostly fine. (100s)
1054 | £480
A mainly Q.E.II accumulation in a carton, incl. 1902-10 to 5s. used (3), range of 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. used, Collectors Packs near complete from 1986 to 2013, first day covers, presentation packs, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1055 | £350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1840 2d. blue plate 2 KK (touched at base) used on 1843 (Feb. 23) ''STAMP REVENUE'' envelope, 1854-57 SC16 2d. blue plate QD-RE used block of four (RD is torn), 1864-79 1d. plate 193 QA-RC mint block, shades, etc. (few 100's)
1056 | £270
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set unmounted mint, 1939-48 set mint, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
1057 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, two stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1862-64 6d. unused, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set mint, commemoratives with better phosphors mint, range of postcards, cancellations, etc. (many 100s)
1058 | £170
A mint and used accumulation in fifteen albums, mostly Q.E.II, incl. 1840 1d. black used (4, faults), later line engraved, surface printed to 5s used, Seahorses, Channel Islands, multiples, regionals, covers with f.d.c's and an album of duplex cancellations, etc., also range of Commonwealth, mixed condiition. (100s)
1059 | £300
A duplicated accumulation of f.d.c's, issues to 2000s, with commemoratives, miniature sheets, regionals, definitives, booklet panes incl. 1965 (Aug. 16th) 1d./3d. phosphor se-tenant pane on cachet cover, plus a number of ordinary panes on plain covers, Machin panes incl. 1971 (Feb. 15th) pairs of 10p. se-tenant panes (12) and 21/2p./3p. se-tenant panes (11), all with Hythe c.d.s's without strike cachets, 1972 (May 24th) Wedgwood se-tenant panes (without text, no 3p. panes) sets (19, 5 with Barlaston handstamps), quantity of unused PHQ cards, etc. (many 100s)
1060 | £190
A K.G.V to Q.E.II mainly mint accumulation in ten stockbooks and albums and loose contained in a carton incl. 1959 Phosphor Graphite set both unmounted mint and used, 1972-79 complete set of traffic light gutter pairs unmounted, duplicated run of miniature sheets, collection of unused airletters with comprehensive range of early issues from 1946, Forces letters, etc. (100s)
1061 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation, incl. high values, multiples, 1887-92 Jubilee values to 10d. on piece, 1936 2s. booklet, 1940 2s.6d. dark colours booklet, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1062 | £580
A large accumulation in boxes, tins and loose in five cartons, with Q.V. to Q.E.II on and off paper, some mint incl. K.G.VI multiples, quantity of covers incl. W.W.I censored, f.d.c's, commercial mail, etc. (many 1000s)
1063 | £150
A small accumulation in an album, on stockcards and loose incl. 1887-92 Jubilee values (9) to 10d. and 1s. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' without gum (very mixed condition), a few Downey Heads mint, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. selection with re-entries used, 1934-36 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways used, 1939-48 2s.6d. green, 5s. (one mint) and 10s. dark blue used selection showing various re-entries incl. 10s. [R. 4/2] (2, S.G. Spec. Q32a), Q.E.II incl. Wilding and pre-decimal Machin se-tenant booklet panes with constant flaws, misplaced phosphors, f.d.c's, 1969 stapled Cook book (missing se-tenant pane), selection of decimal stitched panes showing part missing phosphors, se-tenant panes with broad bands, etc., varied condition.
1064 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in seven albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used (3), surface printed to 5s. used, Seahorses, f.d.c's (some numismatic), yearbooks (8), Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1065 | £210
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.E.II accumulation in seventeen albums and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue used, postage dues, Machins, Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1067 | £140
A mint collection in a stockbook, K.E.VII to Q.E.II, incl. 1939-48 to 1 with both 10s. and 1951 Fesitival set unmounted mint, etc., mostly fine. (76)
1068 | £250
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in seven albums, two stockbooks and loose, incl. large range of covers and cards with Postal Stationery, F.P.O's, Training School stamps, etc. (many 100's)
1069 | £240
A used partial letter position reconstruction of the 1841 1d. red-brown (approx. 150 items), some pairs, strips and blocks, Maltese Crosses (23), also group of covers incl. 1868 (July 1st) envelope to Saint Louis bearing 1858-79 plate 92 JG-KI block of six, with ''NEW YORK PAID ALL'' circular handstamp in red alongside. mixed condition.
1070 | £110
A mainly mint selection in an album, packets and envelopes with unmounted incl. 1959 D.L.R. 10s. pair, phosphor commemorative sets with 1963 Red Cross, booklets with 1935 Jubilee 3s. edition 297, 1936 3s. edition 328, etc. (100s)
1071 | £230
A line engraved used selection with 1840 1d. (8, incl. a pair), 1841 1d's with Maltese Cross or numeral cancellations, a few covers incl. 1841 1d. unused affixed to envelope, etc., very mixed condition. (48 items)
1072 | £170
A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation, incl. 1883-84 2s.6d. (23), Wembleys, Seahorses, revenues, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 200)
1073 | £120
A Q.V. selection comprising 1841 1d. used plate reconstruction, 1870 1/2d. cancellation study, and 1880-81 1d. Venetian red part used reconstructions (2) and used on cover (2), mixed condition. (100s)
1074 | £210
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation of mint mainly large multiples in four sheet files incl. 1948 Olympics sets (84), Q.E.II pre-decimal commemoratives to 1970, some Wildings and Machins, also a few Commonwealyh multiples, etc. (1000s)
1075 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks, incl. 1902-13 to 2s.6d. and 5s. (creases), duplication, etc., varied condition. (100's)
1076 | £95
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1929-90 selection in a small stockbook and loose, incl. 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. unmounted mint (6), range of Machins, Presentation Packs, Year Packs 1978-90, etc. (few 100's)
1077 | £120
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved 1d. Star selection on stockleaves, incl. shades, watermarks, perforations, etc., varied condition. (113)
1079 | £120
Miscellaneous: A collection of A4 Post Office advertising posters for commemorative and definitive issues, from the 1970's to the 2000's, incl. some Welsh language, mostly fine. (couple 100s)
1082 | £80
Cinderellas: An accumulation of Scout labels in a carton, incl. quantity on cover, mostly fine. (100s)
1083 | £110
Great Britain: Cinderella Stamps and Exhibition Labels: 1933 20th Philatelic Congress of Great Britain, a complete set of seven scarce imperforate singles and strips of four commemorative labels produced by De La Rue for the B.P.A. to illustrate 'Typical Stamp Printing Papers', mainly fine with full gum. (84)
1084 £400
Coils: Harrison card from the print room for referencing the colours used for printing coil leaders, with a range of leaders affixed to board (470mm x 280mm) with manuscript notes alongside each, unusual. Photo.
1086 £1800
De La Rue Colour Scheme: A page from a De La Rue day book showing colour schemes for G.B. 1s., 10s. and 1, and Cape and Gibraltar stamps, using imperf. Q.V. dummy stamps mostly in pairs, fine and rare. Photo.
1088 | £100
Miscellaneous: Exhibitions: 1891 German Exhibition c.d.s. dated OC 10 91, on Q.V. 3d. stationery card with Royal Naval Exhibition c.d.s. dated 19. 10. 1891, unusual combination.
1090 | £220
Gold Sovereigns: 1998 Diana f.d.c. containing a 1981 gold sovereign and 2000 Millenium f.d.c containing a 2000 half gold sovereign, fine.
1093 | £780
Postcards: Railways: A comprehensive collection of Stations and Bridges contained in ten albums, incl. Tay Bridge, Viaducts, real photos, Caledonian Railway, Cambrian Railway, Great Western Railway, Highland Railway, London and North Western Railway, North British Railway, etc. (100's)
1094 | £380
Postcards: The Forth Railway Bridge: A very comprehensive collection of early to modern postcards in eight albums, incl. real photo, aerial views, publishers, views from all directions, Ferry, ephemera with much data, photo's, newspaper cuttings, maps, etc. (100's)
1096 £140
Share Certificate: The British Stamp and Ticket Automatic Delivery Company Limited share certificate printed in red, dated 5th. November 1926 for 105 shares, some folds. Photo.
1098 £270
Revenues: Hair Powder Tax: 1786 1d. red die 90, a fine example, scarce. Barefoot no. 1. Photo.
1099 | £250
Great Britain: Revenues: Liverpool Cotton Association: 1875 6d. type I (34), 1883 6d. green (37), 1s. blue (50), 1878 1s. (29), Liverpool Corn Trade Association 1897 2s. (206), 4s. (46), 2s. with serial number at top (42), 6s. (68), all used, mixed condition. (513)
1100 £500
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895-1900 1/2d. vermillion, 1d. to 8d. (8d. in a block of four) and 2s.6d. to 1, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, mainly fair to good with gum. Hiscocks 33, 36-40, 42-45. Photo.
1101 £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark Crown sideways-inverted 3s slate-blue BE, used with neat part ''LIVERPOOL/B/6 OC/81'' c.d.s, horizontal crease, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. L230, cat. 3,400. Photo.
1103 | £250
Great Britain: Circular Delivery Company Stamps: A selection in a R.M. & R.W. Willcocks approval book, incl. Aberdeen, Clark & Co., Edinburgh 1866 (1/4d.) blue in a mint block of twelve, Dundee, Edinburgh & Leith, Glasgow, etc., mixed condition. (163)
1104 | £420
Carrier Stamps: A small collection, incl. Newcastle & District 2d. (2), 3d. (2), Bromley & District two mint, Sutton & Co. Manchester (4), Glasgow , Mercer, Williams & Sons 1d. and 3d., Williams & Co., Atlas 2d., 3d., 4d., Main Parcels, Liverpool & Cheshire, Courant Parcel, Scotsman Parcel, London Parcel Delivery Co. (2), Express Parcels (3), Fosters (5), also 1d. Court Bureau used, etc. (35)
1105 £350
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: A.R. Cowper Limited's Parcel Express(192 Hope Street, Glasgow) black on orange label, previously unrecorded, listed in Glasgow Street directory 1899-1900, also had premises at 64 Finsbury, London. Photo.
1106 | £170
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: Atlas Parcel Express 1863 3d. no control used, Atlas Express Co. 1890 2d. no dot used, 1890 4d. (Manesty Lane) used, Post 1903 2d. red and 3d. green Parcel stamps (type not recorded).
1107 | £200
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: Bristol Parcel Delivery Co., 1887 1d. black (scarce), 1887 1d. rose-red (2), 1894 1d. rose-red (dated copy 1904), 1900 2d. green (dated copy 1904), used, fair condition.
1108 £290
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: Globe Parcel Express, Birmingham 2d. used (te. 364 Mid), 2d. used ( 2, tel 1065 controls A and X), Liverpool 3d. lettered ''G'' and Mail Trail label (new discovery). Photo.
1109 | £380
Carrier Stamps: Liverpool Parcel Delivery Co., a selection of 27 stamps, incl. first issue with three ''Specimens'', values to 1s., Cheshire 4d. etc. (27)
1110 £170
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: Liverpool Parcels and Luggage Co., 1874 1d., 2d. 3d. and 6d. (3) used, 1d. is unrecorded, varied condition, a rare group. Photo.
1111 | £90
Carrier Stamps: Manchester Parcel Delivery: 1878 2d. (2), 3d., 4d. (4), 9d., 1s. (2), used, mixed condition. (10)
1113 £320
Great Britain: Carrier Stamps: Star Parcel Express, 14 King Street, Leeds, 2d. pink label used with blue crayon, currently the only known example. Photo.
1114 £190
Great Britain: College Stamps: St. John's College, Oxford: 1884 (1/2d.) grey-blue, in an unused block (4 x 8), showing pre-printing paper fold at lower right resulting in two stamps partly printed, unusual. Photo.
1116 | £230
Railways: Railway Stamps: A selection on leaves, incl. Dundee & Arbroath Railway 1920 4d. used, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway 1911 2d. olive-green used on piece, etc. (112)
1117 | £260
Railway Stamps: Five railway stamps plus 1906 Great Northern Railway 2d. on cover tied by double circle datestamp, all with s.l. guard's handstamp in violet, plus approx. 175 Railway Parcels Way Bills 1890s to 1910 with various companies incl. Cambrian Railway, Cheshire Lines Committee, Glasgow & South Western Railway, Midland Railway, Staffordshire North Railway, etc., all unusually with guard's handstamps.
1118 | £80
Railway Stamps: Cambrian Railways: 1891 2d. green block of six, 1892 2d., 1895 2d. dark green, 1912-14 2d. dark green (2), 1920 3d. deep green and 4d. dark green, all stuck down on black card, fresh appearance. R de L-S 1, 2, 3, 8-10.
1119 £450
Railway Stamps: Freshwater, Yarmouth and Newport Railway: 1920 ''4'' in blue crayon on 3d., 1921 ''4'' on 3d. and 1923 ''4'' on 3d. (2), mint, fair to good. R de L-S 3, 4, 5. Photo.
1123 £190
Railway Stamps: Scotland: Caledonian Railway: 1893 (July 4) long envelope addressed to London, bearing 1881 1d. and 1887-92 1/2d. tied by London c.d.s's and Caledonian Railway 2d. yellow-green, all cancelled violet ''STIRLING PARCELS'', scarce. R. de L-S no. 1. Photo.
1124 £110
Railway Stamps: Scotland: City of Glasgow Union Railway: 1891 2d. olive-green with manuscript ''Cancelled'' in red ink (some stains), 1898 2d. olive-green, also another in deep green with perfs. removed (possibly a proof), mint. R de L-S 1, 2. Photo.
1125 £110
Railway Stamps: Ireland: Ballycastle Railway: 1898 die III 2d. dark bluish green in a complete mint sheet of twelve, some creasing, otherwise fine. R de L-S 10. Photo.
1127 | £75
Railway Stamps: Ireland: Waterford and Limerick Railway: 1891 2d. yellowish green used, 1894 2d. emerald green used and 1895 dull green unused. R de L-S 1, 2, 3.
1128 £260
Railway Parcel Stamps: Bristol & Exeter Railway: 1867 1d. black on white, 2d. black on blue and 3d. black on rose, imperforate, all with pen cross and signed by Henry Dykes, possibly proofs for the next issue, extremely rare. Photo.
1129 £230
Railway Parcel Stamps: Bristol & Exeter Railway: 1867 1d. black on white and 2d. black on blue perforated, 1d. black on white, 3d. black on rose imperforate, unused, all signed by Henry Dykes, Superintendent. only the 1d. value recorded by Ewen, rare. Photo.
1130 £90
Railway Parcel Stamps: Bristol & Exeter Railway: 1869 1d. black on white, two examples without signatures, one has pulled corner, Ewen 2). Photo.
1131 £230
Railway Parcel Stamps: Bristol & Exeter Railway: 1874 ''For Newspapers Only'' 1/2d. unused and used (manuscript ''Devon Weekly Times'' to ''Mr. R. Corner''), 1d. unused and used, 2d. unused and used (Tiverton 1875 c.d.s.), mixed condition, a scarce group. Ewen 3-5. Photo.
1132 | £230
Railway Parcel Stamps: Cambrian Railway: 1866 an unusual collection of unrecorded material, printed stamp on Newspaper wrapper (black on yellow) used, black on lilac used on part envelope, two unused, black on buff printed on envelope addressed to the Editor, Advertising Office, Oswestry. (5 items)
1133 | £210
Railway Parcel Stamps: Central London Railway Parcel Express: 3d. (2), 31/2d., 4d. (2), 5d. (2), 6d., black on white used (different types), Parcel Ticket black on blue, CL & C & SL Railway 3d. ''Through'' Parcel Express, a rare group. (10)
1134 | £350
Railway Parcel Stamps: Cheshire Lines Committee: 1874 1/2d. used (3), 1d. mint (3), used (2), 2d. used, 6d. mint (2), Ewen 7, 8, 9, 11, 1897 1/2d. mint (2), used, 1d. used (3), 2d. mint (2), used (2), 3d. mint and used, Ewen 12-15, 1920's black on white 1d. to 5s. used, range of types and stations, 10s. black on pink (2, Manchester and Trafford Park), also label with 3s. (2) and 10s., 1919 Railway letter card from Liverpool to Manchester, fee paid by C.L.C. 3d. (2) parcel stamp, varied condition. (55)
1135 | £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: East Kent Railway: Prepaid Parcel stamps for Staple 1d. to 5s., Eythorne 1s. and Wingham 11d. and 1s. The control numbers indicate the penultimate of the rolls, possibly a presentation set, very scarce. (12)
1136 £130
Railway Parcel Stamps: East Kent Railway: Prepaid Parcels for Wingham 6d., 9d., 10d. and 11d. with ''No. of Packages'', only examples seen. Photo.
1137 £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: East Kent Railway: 1940 Railway letter cover from Wingham to Dover and then Orpington, bearing 3d. Paid Parcel, cancelled by straight line ''EAST KENT RAILWAY'', Kent and East Sussex Railway 1940 Railway letter 3d. Letter Fee paid by 1d. and 2d. Prepaid Parcel stamps, scarce. Photo.
1138 £90
Railway Parcel Stamps: East Kent Railway: 1946 Railway Letter (Eastry to Dover), sent from Dover to Hemel Hempstead, carriage pair by 1d. and 3d. Eastry Prepaid Parcel stamps, scarce. Photo.
1139 £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: East Kent Railway: 1947 (Oct. 13) Railway letter from Dover to Welwyn, carriage paid by 6d. Prepaid Parcel label, scarce. Photo.
1140 | £130
Railway Parcel Stamps: East London Railway Joint Committee: 1916-17 4d., 10d., 1s. and 1s.6d. Parcel stamps used, scarce.
1141 | £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: East London Railway Joint Committee: 1919 5d., 6d., 8d. and 2s. blue on white Parcel stamps, used, scarce.
1143 | £210
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Central Railway: 18971d, (2), 3d., 4d., 6d. used, (Ewen 2-6), 1899 1/2d. (2), 1d., 2d. (2), 3d., 4d. and 6d. used, 6d mint (2), (Ewen 7-12), 1905 1d. (2), 3d. used, 1/2d., 1d. (2), 2d. (2), 3d. (2), 4d. (2) mint, (Ewen 13-17), 1910 (circa) square engine motif 1d. to 2s., G.C.R. Prepaid Parcel black on white 1d. to 10s., G.C.R. Prepaid Parcel black on green 2d. to 5 used, various stations, etc. (78)
1146 | £210
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Eastern Railway: 1880 (circa) 1d. on Eastern Press Parcel wrapper from Norwich to Hunstanton on the 6.30pm. Thorpe train, 1903 (circa) 1d. (2) ''Newspapers in Bulk'' uncancelled on Norfolk Daily Standard envelope, 1911 Passenger Parcel from Norwich Thorpe to Liverpool Street ''letter'' on 11.10 am from Norwich, carriage paid by 4d., also G.E.R. to Liverpool Street ''Till Called For'' label.
1148 £210
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Northern Railway: 1855 2d./3lbs, 3d./6lbs and 4d./12lbs, used, and two ''One Penny'' (1/2lbs) under 60 miles, very rare all affixed to paper. Ewen 2-5. Photo.
1150 £220
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Northern Railway Company: 1870 1d. to 6d. used (Ewen 9-13), mixed condition but a scarce lot. Photo.
1151 | £150
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Northern Railway: 1870 1d., 2d. (2), 3d. (2), 4d. and 6d. used, mixed condition, a rare group. Ewen 9-13.
1152 | £200
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Northern Railway Company: 1880 2d., 4d., 6d. and ''One Shilling'' overprints mint (Ewen 15, 17, 18, 19), 1899 1d. to 6d. mint (Ewen 21-25), 1902 Yorkshire Post label bearing 1d. and 2d. (2), Leeds Mercury envelope bearing 2d. tied by Leeds Mercury cancellations. (9 stamps, two covers)
1163 | £100
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Western Railway: 1900 ''Prepaid Newspaper Parcel'' 1d. black on yellow, perf. 91/2 x roulette in a complete unused sheet (5 x 6), scarce. Ewen 46.
1164 | £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Western Railway: 1929 Railway letter post envelope from Machynlleth to Welshpool, carriage paid by 3d. prepaid parcel, 1934 envelope from Paddington to Gerrard's Cross paid by 3d. black on pink, undated envelope Paddington to Glamorgan paid by 11d. black on pink, 1935 envelope from Didcot to London paid by 3d. Didcot, 1940 envelope from Wolverhampton to Harrow paid by G.W.R. 3d. (5 items)
1165 £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Western Railway: 1935 envelope from Cheltenham to Paddington and then to ''Squadron Leader S. Graham M.C., Aircraft Depot, British Forces in Iraq. Hinaidi, Iraq'', bearing K.G.V 21/2d. for postage and G.W.R. 3d. Prepaid Parcel stamp (Cheltenham Spa), a rare destination. Photo.
1166 | £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Western Railway: 1938 Post Office Messenger cover from Barry Docks to North Shields, carriage paid by 3d. Barry Docks, with red ''Express Post Office Messenger'' label.
1167 | £130
Railway Parcel Stamps: Great Western & Great Central Joint Railway: 1935 envelope from Denham to Marylebone, 1940 envelope from Beaconsfield to London and 1940 envelope from West Wycombe to Paddington, all bearing 3d. Prepaid Parcel stamps.
1169 £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: Kent & East Sussex Railway: 1947 Railway Letter posted from Ashford to Welwyn with 7d. (Rolvenden) fee paid by Parcel stamp, scarce. Photo.
1170 £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: London, Brighton & South Coast Railway: 1902 1/2d., 1d. (2), 11/2d. (2), 2d. (2) and 4d. in blue mint (Ewen 1-4, 6), 5d. red used (rare),1933 Railway letter from Bertfield to Tunbridge Wells, fee paid by 3d. Parcel stamp. Photo.
1173 | £300
Railway Parcel Stamps: London, Midland and Scottish Railway: A selection of Railway letter covers, most with 3d. Parcel stamps, 1931 cover from Llandovery to London, 1933 cover from Edinburgh to London, 1934 cover from Preston to Belfast, 1934 cover from Wem to Hove, 1935 cover from Larbert to London, 1935 cover from Leicester to London (8d. Parcel stamp), 1937 cover from Gloucester to Bristol, 1937 cover from Broad Street to Warwick, 1937 cover from Gloucester to Bristol (4d. Parcel stamp), 1943 cover from Hemel Hempstead to London (4d. parcel stamp), 1945 cover from Edinburgh to Rhyl (4d. Parcel stamp), 1944 cover from Foxfield Jnt. to Keswick (4d. Parcel stamp), 1949 cover from Grangemouth to Waverley (5d. Parcel stamp). (13 items)
1174 | £160
Railway Parcel Stamps: London, Midland and Scottish Railway: 1931-54 Post Office Express Messenger letters (2) and large part envelope, comprising 1931 cover from Euston to Hertford, carriage paid by 3d. Euston stamp, 1939 cover from Euston to Leighton Buzzard, carriage paid by 3d. Euston stamp, 1954 large part cover from Dudley to Llandudno, re-directed to Barmouth, carriage paid by 3d. and 1s.8d. Llandudno stamps, all with the red Post Office Express labels.
1178 | £400
Railway Parcel Stamps: London & North Western Railway Company: 1897 ''Brittania'' series, a specialised collection, incl. proofs, mint and used, 2d. used on 1898 cover (very early), 1s. (4) used on 1899 parcel label to Sandbach, etc. (129)
1179 | £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: London & North Western Railway Company: 1899 onwards (Ewen from 57), a collection, incl. 1905 parcel label with 1s. (9) and 6d., 1s.2d. on way bill, 1910 ''Carton & Walton Urgent Immediate Delivery'' envelope bearing 6d. (scarce), 1914 Parcel label bearing 6d. and 5s. used from Liverpool to London, range of printings and stations, etc. (64)
1181 | £270
London & South Western Railway: Three covers with ''postage'' paid with Newspaper stamps, 1/2d. on Sunday Times wrapper, 4d. on 1915 envelope to Ewen, 2d. (2) on envelope addressed to Ilfracombe, scarce.
1184 | £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway: A specialised collection, incl. 1897 (circa) eight different printings with values from 1/2d. to 6d. (Ewen 17-25), Great Central Railway 1897 (circa) three printings 1/2d. to 4d., 1899 1/2d. to 6d., 1905 rouletted 1/2d. to 6d., etc., mixed condition. Ex Capt. Jackson. (98)
1189 | £150
Railway Parcel Stamps: Maryport and Carlisle Railway: 1890 1/2d. mint (2), used (Ewen 15), 1918 Parcel stamps 6d. and 3s. in red used, 1s., 1s.6d., 3s. and 5s. in orange, 1918 10s. used, 8d. (2) and 11d. used on way bills (3), 1919 way bills (7) with various stamps 1/2d. to 1s.6d., 1905 and 1907 way bills where bicycle tickets rather than stamps were used to pay carriage, very unusual. (22 items)
1190 | £350
Railway Parcel Stamps: Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Committee: A collection, incl. 2d. blue pair used on ''The Bucks Herald'' Parcel label 3d. used, (Ewen 3, 4), same design in green 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 3d. imperforate proofs, also perforated mint, 2d., 3d. used, 1940-45 three ''parcel letters'' with 3d., 4d. and 7d. red stamps, 1920s Metropolitan Railway Prepaid parcel 3d. to 2s.6d. with various station names, etc. (27 stamps, 4 covers)
1191 | £550
Railway Parcel Stamps: Metropolitan and Great Central Joint Committee: A collection, incl. Metropolitan 1/2d. and 1d. proofs, 3d. Fee Paid 1941 cover from Chesham to London, London Passenger Transport Board 1941 covers (5) with 3d. labels, London Passenger Transport Board 1/2d. to 6d, London Transport Executive 1d. to 10d., London Transport Board 3. to 6d., etc. (63 stamps, six covers)
1192 | £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Committee Railway: 1920s parcel stamps 1d., 1s., 1s.2d., 2s., 2s.6d. and 4s.3d. used Wendover and Aylesbury, also G.W. & G.C. Jnt. Rlwys. 6d. used Beaconsfield, scarce group. (7)
1193 £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland Railway: Undated but early Parcel letter from Brecon to Hay, carriage paid by ''Midland Railway PAID'' blue label affixed to reverse. Photo.
1198 | £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland Railway: 1884 ''Corn Sample'' 1lb. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, without serial numbers used (2, Ewen 37), black serial letter used (Ewen 38, scarce), green serial letter used (3, Ewen 39), ''News Correspondence'' 1890 without serial letters 2d. (2) and 3d. used (Ewen 40, 41), serial letter in black 2d. used (unrecorded), serial letter in blue 2d. mint and 3d. used (Ewen 43, 44).
1199 £190
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland Railway: 1890 1d. proof sheet (6 x 5) printed in black, background lines slanting down (Ewen 28), with manuscript ''sze of new sheet'' and ''Readers proof'' in margin at top. Photo.
1200 | £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland Railway: 1898 ''News Correspondence'' label, serial letter ''A'', two examples, one used on Observer Bradford News Correspondence envelope, other used on 1900 way bill, scarce.
1201 | £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland & Great Northern Railways Joint Committee: Prepaid Parcel and Parcel stamps with black on pink (lilac) 1d. to 5s., various stations, red on white 4d. to 10s., etc. (50)
1202 £160
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland & Great Northern Railways Joint Committee: Undated large part front with 8d. and 2s.6d. L.M.S. style stamps paying registered fee from Wisbech to London, registration indicated by M & G.N.Jt.R. blue arrow, also 1933 cover from Yarmouth Beach to Huddersfield with 3d. L.M.S. style stamp. Photo.
1203 | £200
Railway Parcel Stamps: Midland & Great Northern Railways Joint Committee: A collection, incl. 1893 blank space under Arms 1/2d. mint (11), used, 2d. mint (2), used, (Ewen 1, 2), Eastern Section 1/2d. mint and used, 1d. used (Ewen 4, 5), Joint Railways 1d. used (Ewen 7), 1903 Joint Committee 1/2d. mint, used (2), 1d. mint, used (5), (Ewen 9, 10), 1/2d. proof, Grain Samples used (4, Ewen 11, 12), 1936 M. & G.N.Jt. Com. red 1d. (2), 2d. mint and unused (4), 3d. (3), 8d. (8), 1930's green 3/4d. unused (13), 6d. unused (7), 6d. to 1s., 3d. used on 1936 envelope, etc. (92)
1205 £900
Railway Parcel Stamps: North Eastern Railway: Design 6, Thirsk & Thirsk Town Bus Stamps 1d. mint (190), 1d. used (part stamp 191), postmarked ''The Yorkshire Observer'' 18 Dec. 1911 and 2d. mint (190), extremely rare. Photo.
1206 £1150
Railway Parcel Stamps: North Eastern Railway: 1905 Parcel stamp proofs of all six values with ''NEWCASTLE'' printed as Station name (only known thus), scarce. Photo.
1207 | £200
Railway Parcel Stamps: North Eastern Railway: 1910 11/2lbs., 3lbs., 6lbs. and 12lbs in black, 11/2lbs., 3lbs and 12lbs in blue, scarce group. Childs cat. 405.
1208 £260
Railway Parcel Stamps: North Staffordshire Railways: 1890 1d. black on green used (2) serial letter ''B'' and ''V'', 2d. black on vermilion used serial letter ''Q'', 3d. black on blue, serial letter ''D'' and 4d. black on lilac mint, rare. Ewen 4-7. Photo.
1218 £90
Railway Parcel Stamps: Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway: Newspaper Parcel 1/2. black on pink, affixed to W.H. Smith fragment, scarce. Photo.
1219 | £260
Railway Parcel Stamps: Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway: 1929 3d. Railway letter stamp in a mint vertical strip of three, 1st. 2nd. and 3rd printings of S. & M. Ry. 1d. to 1s., 1/2d. Newspaper Parcel stamp on W.H. Smith fragment (rare), 1d. to 1s. with manuscript ''Maesbrook'', 1s.6d. to 1 with printed ''Maesbrook'', ''Llanymynech'' 4s. (2) and 5s., ''Shrawadine'' 4s. and 5s., 1928 3d., 8d. and 1s. used (scarce). (55)
1222 £1650
South Eastern Railway: Telegraph Stamps: 1860 1s., 1s.2d., 1s.6d., 2s.3d. and 2s.9d. mint, 9d. used (2, one poor), 1s. used, scarce. Hiscocks 1 to 9. Photo.
1224 £95
Railway Parcel Stamps: South Eastern & Chatham Railway: 1902 Parcel letter from Blackheath to Tonbridge, fee paid by ''Prepaid Local Parcels Ticket'', handstamped by Blackheath Station telegraph cancellation, scarce. Photo.
1225 | £110
Railway Parcel Stamps: South Eastern & Chatham Railway: 1918-1920s ''Prepaid Parcel'', a collection of black on white values 1d. to 5s., range of stations and printings, etc. (64)
1226 £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: South Yorkshire Joint Committee Railways: 1920s Local Prepaid Parcel stamps from Maltby, 2s. black on white, 3s. and 1 black on pink, used, scarce.
1230 £420
Railway Parcel Stamps: Southern Railway: 1931-51 three Express Post Office messenger covers, 1931 cover from Lincoln to Bournemouth, unusual as P.O. fee charges at 2s.3d. made up as 3d. for 2nd. Railway fee, 1s.6d. conveyance between Kings Cross and Waterloo, 6d. Express delivery and 3d. Southern Railway Waterloo, 1944 cover from Chislehurst to Altrinham via Charing Cross, Express fee paid by Chislehurst 4d. (addressed to Inspectorate of Fighting vehicles), 1951 envelope from Cobham to Bramley Station for Wonesh, Express fee paid by 6d. Parcel Paid (Cobham). Photo.
1231 | £75
Railway Parcel Stamps: Southern Railway: 1933-40 Railway Letter post with 1937 envelope from Axminster to Bristol with Southern Railway ''T.C.F.'' label, 1935 (circa) cover with 3d. Parcel Paid (Charing Cross), 1936 Parcel label from Christ's Hospital to Richmond, bearing 1s. (2, Christ's Hospital) for ''Valuable live bitch in whelp name Nancey'', 1940 cover from Hove to Welwyn, paid by 4d. (Hove) Parcel paid. (4 items)
1232 | £160
Railway Parcel Stamps: Southern and L.M. & S Co. Somerset & Dar. Jt. Line: 1940 Railway Letter from Binegar to Bath and then to Birmingham, paid by 3d. Paid Parcel (Binegar) and 1940 Railway Letter from Wells to London, paid by 2d. (Wells) and 1d. black on white (Wells), unusual.
1233 £400
Railway Parcel Stamps: Swindon, Marlborough and Andover Railway: 1881 Prepaid Newspaper Parcel 3d. and 4d. mint, unrecorded by Ewen. Photo.
1234 £120
Railway Parcel Stamps: Scotland: Caledonian Railway 1904 three Parcel Label Way-bills, 1/2d., 1d. and 2d., used 11/1/04 to 16/1/04 from Glasgow, scarce. Photo.
1235 £380
Railway Parcel Stamps: Scotland: Edinburgh, Perth & Dundee Railway: 1853 Parcel Letter from St. Andrews to Edinburgh, carriage paid by yellow ''PARCEL EDINBURGH'' label, a very rare and early Parcel Letter. Photo.
1236 £230
Railway Parcel Stamps: Scotland: The Highland, Sutherland and Duke of Sutherland Railways: 1874 2d. and 3d. mint, 5d. and 101/2d. unused (Ewen 1202, 1203, 1204, 1206), unpriced in Ewen. Photo.
1237 £110
Newspaper Contract Stamps: Scotland: 1897 (circa) Buchan Observer ''G.N. of S. Railway. Scotsman Parcel, Daily Review, C. Murcury and W. Herald Parcel, listed by Ewen in appendix, very rare. (4). Photo.
1238 £420
Tramways: Birmingham Central Tramways Co. Ltd: 2d. used, some damage but a rare item. Photo.
1239 | £320
Tramways: Birmingham & Midland Tramways Joint Committee: A significant collection of these issues on stockleaves and leaves, some duplication, etc. (59)
1240 £120
Tramways: City of Birmingham Tramway Co. Ltd., 1896 2d. green and 2d. red, both with faults but very rare. Photo.
1241 | £120
Tramways: Bradford City Tramways (4), Bradford Tramways and Omnibus Co. Ltd. 1d., Bradford Corporation Passenger Transport (4) nine parcel stamps from 1902, scarce.
1242 | £420
Tramways: Brighton Corporation Tramways: A collection, incl. range of issues to 112lbs. mint, one surcharged, etc. (41)
1243 | £140
Tramways: Dundee City Tramways: 1905-10 (circa) four different values/types all used, two dated, also Dundee, Broughty Ferry and District Tramway 1908 2d. used, a scarce group. (5)
1244 | £420
Tramways: Lanarkshire Tramways: 1905 Blantyre 4d. and 5d. (unrecorded), Hamilton 3d. (unrecorded), and 4d., Wishaw 2d. (unrecorded), 1915 2d. used by Hamilton Advertiser Ltd., mixed condition, rare.
1245 | £170
Tramways: Leeds City Tramways: A selection of nine stamps, one mint, eight used, incl. unrecorded, etc., scarce.
1246 | £160
Tramways: Manchester Carriage Tramways Company: 1881 ''Betteney'' 3d. black on yellow, 4d. black on blue (scarce), 1893 ''Collinge'' 3d. black on yellow, used.
1247 | £150
Tramways: Manchester Corporation Tramways: A study collection from 1905, a good coverage with some variants, etc. Ex Garratt-Adams. (42)
1248 | £480
Tramways: Reading Corporation Tramways: 1904 onwards with eleven Parcel stamps, also Reading Tramways Parcels Express label used on cover. (12 items)
1251 | £1800
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. collection of mainly 1841 1d's on covers in two albums (also empty Lighthouse album), incl. 1d. red-brown plate 9 used on 1841 cover with distinctive Manchester Maltese Cross, 1d. red-brown on covers (4) with numbers ''6'' (2), ''8'' and ''10'' in Cross, 1d. red-brown on piece (cut into) with Kelso Maltese Cross, 1d. red-brown plate 21 used on 1842 cover with blue Maltese Cross of Truro, study of plate flaws, check letters, many plated, etc. (few 100's)
1252 | £6000
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly Q.V. covers with a range of stampless from 1803 incl. Penny Posts, mileage marks, straight lines, paids, 1844 and 1846 printed entire letters with North Western Railway ''E/NR'' circular marks in red and black respectively, Mulreadys incl. 1d. and 2d. letter sheets unused, 1d. letter sheet used with apparently unused 1840 2d. affixed to front, 2d. letter sheet used, line engraved covers incl. 1840 1d. (8, one with a pair) incl. plate 10 QJ cancelled red Maltese Cross (not tied), 1841 1d. PA-QB block of four on 1842 registered cover, 1841 2d. pair on 1843 entire letter cancelled by number ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, 1d. Star on hand painted envelope, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 SF on entire (faults), 1847-54 embossed 10d. and 1s. (cut to shape) used together on 1854 envelope to India, selection of surface printed, a few stationery items, selection of Spooner unused envelopes (6, probable reprints), some later incl. 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. on plain registered f.d.c., K.E.VIII 1/2d. to 21/2d. set used on 1938 envelope from Tristan da Cunha, etc., very mixed condition, some are fronts only. (135 approx.)
1253 | £3200
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation of mainly covers and cards in three folders, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a92 unused, range of perforated 1d. Stars, surface printed issues, mainly to France, postal stationery, etc. (100's)
1254 | £1250
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards on leaves and loose, incl. a good range of pre-stamp covers, handstruck ''1's'', Penny Posts, Military mail, Censor marks, Instructional marks, Maritime mail, Official mail, Postage dues, etc. (100s)
1255 | £520
Postal History and Covers: A collection written up for display with registered mail incl. 1857 2d. blue plus 6d. lilac with Hull Spoon and oval REGISTERED/G.P.O.'' datestamp in red, 1860 registered cover with 2d. blue plate 5 (4), Q.V. registered postal stationery unused and used, scarce oval ''REGISTERED/BRIGHTON STATION OFFICE'' datestamp on 1891 2d. plus 21/2d. cover to U.S.A., early 1892 registered label on cover from Bath to Belgium, early 1870s advertising on 1/2d. violet postal stationery cards, etc.
1256 | £1600
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards with much Q.V. incl. line engraved and surface printed, 1887-1900 Jubilee covers, K.E.VII and K.G.V 1/2d's on cards with barred oval and other cancellations. 1924 Wembley p.p.c's, postal stationery, registered, censored, postage dues, exhibitions, telegrams, Parcel Post labels, etc. (few 100s)
1257 | £920
Postal History and Covers: A large accumulation of covers and cards loose in two cartons, Q.V. to Q.E.II with much commercial mail incl. registered, advertising envelopes, O.H.M.S., maritime, postage due, large quantity of postal stationery unused and used from Q.V., f.d.c's incl. K.G.VI definitives, picture postcards (with some foreign), etc. (few 1000s)
1258 | £650
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation in three binders with much pre-stamp from 1732, mainly from 1780s incl. Bishopmarks, straight lines, mileage marks, Penny Posts, later incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d., later line engraved, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 175)
1259 | £290
Postal History and Covers: A selection in three cover albums, incl. 1867 cover to Amsterdam, bearing 1865-67 4d. plate 8 IG-IH, range of first day covers with 1924 Wembley 1d. pair on plain f.d.c., 1935 Silver Jubilee on plain f.d.c. (2), 1948 Silver Wedding on plain f.d.c., etc. (226 items)
1260 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A selection incl. 1839 Hull Ship Letter, 2d. Mulready envelope unused, later Q.V., W.W.I and W.W.II censored, 1940 (Jan. 10th) Uniform Penny Postage Centenary, eleven different 'Robson Lowe' printed commemorative covers, each with red ''PAID'' c.d.s's, 1948 Wedding 1 on plain f.d.c., etc. (25)
1261 | £1050
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards incl. Mulreadys, 1840 1d. plate 3 NJ and TJ used together on 1840 (May 18th) large part entire, 1841 1d. and 2d. strip of three on 1852 cover to Bakewell cancelled ''448'' numerals of Leek in blue, later line engraved covers, surface printed, 1929 P.U.C. covers, range of exhibitions, etc.
1262 | £580
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation incl. a good range of pre-stamp and stampless covers with Paid's, Penny Posts, Two Penny Posts, many London cancels, and a range of modern, etc. (100's)
1264 | £450
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and cards in two albums, incl. railway cancellations, T.P.O's, maritime mail, etc., (few 100's)
1265 | £120
Postal History and Covers: A group of covers comprising 1714 cover to the Right Honourable the Earl of London, Whitehall with manuscript ''Free'', wax seal and ''3/MA'' bishopmark on reverse, 1764 cover to the Lord Hope Edinburgh, London, with ''23/DE'' and Hopetoun family wax seal in black on reverse, 1776 cover to James Harris M.P. with Willcock's type L767 ''FREE'' handstamp and ''21/OC'' on reverse and 1794 cover to Mr Leever Coachmaster to the Prince of Wales with ''AU/10'' and ''PP'' cachet on reverse, fine. (4)
1266 | £75
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards, incl. W.W.II censored mail from Portugal, Greece, Tangier, cancellations, etc. (65 items)
1268 | £820
Postal History and Covers: 1667-1893 an accumulation of covers and fronts, incl. Free's, Mileage marks, Penny Posts, Bishop marks, Paids, Additional 1/2's, etc. (few 100's)
1269 | £380
Postal History and Covers: 1753-1839 collection of ninety E.L's in three files incl. 1753 entire to member of Parliament in Mold with large ''B/RIS/TOL' , 1797 entire bearing on reverse ''PLYMOUTH DOCK'' horseshoe, mileage marks, also three British Post Office Number publications.
1270 £150
Postal History and Covers: 1754 (July 18th) entire letter from Bath to London addressed to Mr. Nourse, Bookseller at the Lamb in the Strand, with ''Free R.Allen'' alongside, reverse with ''BATH'' in black, signed by W. Warburton, from Ralph Allen, the famous postal reformer, who was Postmaster of Bath, later Mayor and M.P. for Bath, a rare and important item, opened out for display. Photo.
1271 £110
Postal History and Covers: 1769 (June 1st) entire letter to Long Acre with reverse showing type 4 Westminster Dockwras for Tuesday and Wednesday, a unique usage on a non-readdressed letter, central filing fold, opened out for display. Photo.
1272 | £650
Postal History and Covers: 1824 letter from William Congreve ''Inclosed I beg you to transmit you an Official Communication - which I request of you to peruse and to lay before the Lords Commissioners; as I trust it will satisfy yourself and them of the complete success of the New Stamp for the Chancery and Exchequer Funds in Ireland - and that it will induce the gradual adoption of this important improvement for all Stamps both here and in Ireland....'', along with King George III 1784 act and 1757 London Chronicle.
1278 £240
Postal History and Covers: 1842 cover from the Receiving Office at the House of Peers to Royal Ascot bearing 1841 1d. tied Maltese Cross, with S.G. type 21/19 large ''H.P.'' handstamp in red, fine, scarce. Photo.
1279 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1847 (March 15th) neat ''MONDAY'' embossed envelope from Canterbury to Master Sandilands, Grammar School, Mill Hill, Hendon, Middx., with enclosed letter, also with embossed ''MONDAY'', from his brother, reverse with Queen Victoria seal, envelope with a few imperfections otherwise fine. Photo.
1280 £100
Postal History and Covers: 1861 (July 12th) miniature mourning envelope from Wiveliscombe, franked by 1856-58 1d. OD, tied by ''903'' barred oval, attractive. Photo.
1284 | £50
Postal History and Covers: 1866 (Feb. 13th) multicoloured birthday card in embossed imitation lace work, enclosed in envelope with silk decorative border, sent from Nairn to Alston and arrived on St. Valentine's day, attractive.
1285 £780
Postal History and Covers: 1866 (Jul.) envelope from Canada to Liverpool bearing New Brunswick 121/2c., readdressed to London with G.B. 1864-79 1d. (partially covering the 121/2c.) tied Liverpool duplex, missing flap and minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
1286 £320
Postal History and Covers: 1869 House of Commons registered envelope to Worcestershire bearing 1864-70 1d. and 1865-67 4d. tied barred cancellations, with Portcullis wax seal and unlisted ''HOUSE OF COMMONS/MY 6/69'' c.d.s. on reverse, envelope opened at foot and sides, otherwise fine.
1287 | £70
Postal History and Covers: 1881 to 1907 collection of covers addressed to Lord Amherst of Hakney, the Egyptologist and bibliophile who was one of the patrons of Howard Carters expeditions, frankings include 1873-80 1s. orange brown (plate 13), 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. green, K.E.VII values to 10d., mixed condition, and interesting group. (12)
1291 | £130
Postal History and Covers: Acts: 1794-1898 Acts etc. (5 items) incl. 1794 George III ''An Act for regulating the Postage and Conveyance of letters by Carriage called The Penny Post'', an interesting and important group.
1293 £150
Crimean War: 1855 die II alphabet II SC16 1d. red-brown MJ-ML strip of three, cancelled by three strikes of the Crown between Stars cancel, fine and very scarce. Photo.
1294 | £65
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Dawlish: A 20th. Century collection in two albums and loose, incl. range of outgoing and incoming mail, Skeletons, Postage Dues, T.P.O's, Parcel labels, also notes on Dawlish Post Offices and cancellations, etc. (few 100's)
1295 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Plymouth: A collection of covers and cards in seven binders with items a range of cancellations from 1850 to modern day incl. Stonehouse, squared circles, early photographic picture cards, 1967 signed Francis Chichester f.d.c., also mail from other Plymouths around the world. (100s)
1296 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Express Mail: 1916-56 a selection of covers and a piece, incl. range of labels, cachets, etc. (17 items)
1297 | £60
Postal History and Covers: Forces Mail: 1916-71 selection of covers, incl. F.P.O's, Instructional marks, Censor markings, etc. (78 items)
1298 | £780
Postal History and Covers: Hampshire: A display collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. Alton, Andover, Basingstoke with 1840 (Dec.) cover to London, bearing 1840 1d. black, 1845 cover to Salisbury bearing a good ''Pd/4'' in red, Odiam, Whitchurch, some literature, etc. (few 100's)
1299 £110
Postal History and Covers: Interrupted Mail: 1979 (Jul. 7) commercial envelope to Solihull bearing 7p. Machin, burnt and bearing label ''The Postmaster/is very sorry that/this packet has/been accidentally/damaged/delayed/in the post'' and manuscript ''BOMB DAMAGE''. Photo.
1300 | £95
Postal History and Covers: Isle of Wight: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of chiefly Isle of Wight postal history (outgoing and incoming), incl. picture postcards, f.d.c's, postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (180 items)
1301 | £100
Postal History and Covers: London: 1789-1851 a collection of pre-stamp and stampless covers, written up in an album, incl. Inspectors marks, Paids, etc. (65 items)
1303 | £40
Postal History and Covers: Maritime Mail: A selection of WWII censored ship covers with Tombstone cachets, also 20 worldwide first flight covers, mostly fine. (74)
1304 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Meter Mail: An accumulation, incl. 1920's to 1960's, some ''SPECIMEN'' examples. (few 100's)
1305 | £60
Postal History and Covers: Meter Mail: An accumulation of mainly covers, pieces, incl. early to modern, some with slogans, recorded delivery, registered, etc. (few 100's)
1307 | £2100
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: A display collection of ''Kingdom of Carrick'' on leaves, two folders and stockbook incl. Ayr, Ballantrae, Delmellington, Girvan with 1840 entires (3) both franked by 1840 1d. blacks, 1855 cover bearing boxed ''MISSENT/TO/GIRVAN'', Maybole with 1841-42 covers (3) each with 1840 1d. black, 1841 entire with boxed ''MISSENT/TO/MAYBOLE'', Vilage Offices, mileage marks, Penny Posts, u.d.c's, postcards and a range of Scottish literature, etc. (100's)
1308 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: A collection in a binder, mainly pre-stamp incl. straight line and curved town handsatmps, mileage marks, 1840 1d. black on entire from Dundee to Edinburgh, 1d. reds, etc., varied condition. (22)
1310 | £1150
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1787-1967 a collection of mainly covers and cards in three folders, incl. handstruck ''1'', Scots Locals, Duplex's, Paids, mileage marks, Additional ''1/2'' with 1837 (March 15th) entire from Aberdeen to London, bearing unframed ''1/2'' in blue, stated the earliest recorded use of blue, Edinburgh with Timestamps, Roller cancels, Brunswick Stars, Dotted Cicles, etc. (207 items)
1311 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Wales: A collection of pre-stamp covers in a binder incl. straight line handsatmps, mileage marks, Penny Posts, undated circles, etc., varied condition. (24 + front)
1312 | £210
Postal History and Covers: W.W.II: A selection of returned mail covers (2), with a range of cachets incl. ''DAMAGED BY SEA WATER'', ''REPORTED PRISONER OF WAR''. POSTAGE REFUSED'', etc. (22 items)
1313 | £70
Postal History and Covers: Yorkshire: Halifax: 1816-50 collection of covers on leaves, incl. Fourpenny Post, Penny Posts with Elland, Todmorton, handstruck ''1d's, Returned Paid letter ,etc. (14 items)
1314 | £75
Postal History and Covers: Yorkshire: Halifax: 1841-44 two covers, first (repaired) dated 1841 (Oct. 14th) with Halifax Skeleton (Willcocks type 18) in red also with two line :Brighouse/Penny Post'' in blue, other dated 1844 (Jan. 6th) with similar Skeleton (not listed in Willcocks) but in black without ''4'' in year date, very scarce.
1315 | £160
Postal History and Covers: Yorkshire: 1814-1900 selection of mainly covers to and from Wakefield incl. mileage marks, 1830 cover to Halifax bearing on reverse unframed ''TOO LATE'', etc. (98 items)
1316 | £2300
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: An accumulation of covers, cards, pieces and stamps in three albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1841 (June 10th) cover from Norwich to Lynn bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 GC tied by Maltese Cross, 1841 Oct. 2nd.) part cover to Lynn bearing 1840 2d. blue plate 2 EF-EG pair, Downham, Hilborough, Norwich, Swaffham with 1880 voting form to Kings Lynn bearing 1873-80 3d. plate 20 RJ tied by Swaffham c.d.s., u.d.c's, penny posts, instructional marks, etc. (100's)
1317 | £1750
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: A large accumulation of mainly re-stamp and stampless covers on leaves and loose, incl. 1568 letter being a request for payment from a Queen's Messenger for journeys to Kent, Suffolk and Norfolk, Attleborough, Aylsham 1662 entire from London to Mannington endorsed ''by Aylsham bag'', Burnham 1741 entire to Yorkshire, bearing on reverse a good two line ''BURN/HAM'', Cromer, Dereham, Diss, Downham 1766 entire to Lynn, on reverse has fine ''DOWNHAM'', Guist, Harling, Holkham, Holt 1778 entire bearing on reverse a fine ''HOLT'', Long Stratton, North Walsham, Scole, Walsingham, Wells 1789 cover to Lyme Regis, bearing on reverse a fine two line ''WELLS/N.129'', mileage marks, Free's, Penny Posts, etc. (few 100's)
1318 | £980
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1692-1900 a collection on leaves, incl. Burnham, Downham with 1772 entire to Norwich, on reverse has straight line ''DOWNHAM'''', 1840 (Aug. 3rd) cover to Lynn bearing 1840 1d. black plate 1b, Hockwold 1692 entire to Dublin with ''2'' rate mark and ''In all 8'', on reverse has ''FE/20'' Bishopmark, Norwich, Rougham, Stoke Ferry, Swanton, Swaffham with 1739 entire to London, bearing on reverse two line ''SWAFF/HAM'', Thetford, Watton, Wells, Mileage marks, Penny Posts, etc. (263 items)
1321 £400
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1565 (Nov. 25th) letter from Sir Christopher Heydon of Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, addressed to ''the wrighte w'shfull and his verie lovinge cosn William Paston esquier Sherief of Norff and Suff geve theis''. Endorsed in another hand ''Sr xpofer haydons Ire''. The correspondence of the Paston family is one of the most important late medieval records to have survived, virtually all the letters are now in the British Library. Paston of the village of Paston in Norfolk, was Sheriff of Suffolk and Norfolk for the years 1564 and 1565, carried as noted in the text of letter by a messenger. Photo.
1322 £520
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1566 letter, possibly written by the messenger (Phillip Conwaye) described as ''Ordinary'' (member) of the Queen's staff, requesting payment for carrying letter from the Court to Waxham (near Sea Palling) in Norfolk and to Windsor. The allowance of 2/8 covered all expenses including meals and accommodation for Conway and his horse. A rare document. Photo.
1323 £450
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1571 warrant, being a request for payment by Anthony Conway for carrying a letter to Waxham in Norfolk on behalf of the Lord Treasurer. The bill was approved by Chidiock Wardure, under clerk of receipt at the Treasury. Photo.
1324 £400
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1574 (Nov. 1st) Merchants Adventurers Post, letter from John Payne of Norwich to Fillipo Corsini in London, probably the earliest letter from Norwich in the Corsini correspondence. Photo.
1325 £200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1579 (June 1st) entire letter from Judge Wyndham in London, addressed ''To my very good broth'r (they were both Norfolk magistrates) Natha. Bacon Esquire at Stiffkey w'h speed'', privately carried. Photo.
1326 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1580 (Apr. 6th) entire local letter to the ''Worshipfull Nathaniel Bacon esquire'' probably at Stiffkey. The letter concerns the payment of customs money for the port of Cley by Christopher Daubeny, who sends greetings to Baco and his wife, probably carried by a servant of Daubeny. Photo.
1327 £500
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1584 (Dec. 14th) Merchants Adventurers Post, entire letter from Louis Cantin at Norwich to Bartolomie Corsini in London, charged 4 pence and arrived in London on the 19th. December. Photo.
1328 £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1585 (June 28th) Merchants Adventurers Post, letter from Louis Cantin in Norwich to Bartholomew Corsini ''esqyre Marsegant'' in London, no charge indicated but bears the authenticating cypher at the top. The letter concerned with trading ''bays'' and mentions a Dutch merchant buying cloth in the city and refers to sarpelyer, a canvas cloth used to wrap up goods. Photo.
1329 £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1586 (Mar. 21st) letter addressed to ''Ffrancis Lovell of Wyndham Norfk'' from Henry Cromwell and Nathaniel Bacon, summoning him to attend before them ''at the howse of Mr Richard Baker at or nye the maides head within the Cytie of Norwich the wedsdaye in Easter weeke'' by the command of the Privy Council. Lord Henry Cromwell, 2nd. Baron of North Elmham, was one of the commissioners for recusancy to the Privy Council. He was responsible for making enquiry into anyone thought to be reverting to Catholicism and liable to support the cause of Philip of Spain. Photo.
1330 £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1589 (Nov. 10th) Merchants Adventurers Post, entire letter from Gugliemo Petala in Yarmouth, addressed to ''Al Molto Mag so filippo Corsini mio ass'' in London. Letter refers to the loading of the lead which was prevented by bad weather '' It may not be possible to load as much as was intended for fear of endangering the ship. I have not been able to see the captain of the Neptune about it because of bad weather, and because when these Flemings get into a tavern they do no come out''. General information on shipping movements. Photo.
1331 £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1598 (July 2nd) entire letter from Clement Spilman at Swaffham, addressed ''To the right worthy and so very loving Sr. Bassingbourne Gawdye knight at harlinge thys deliver''. The letter served as a safe conduct to the bearer Guy Green, a pauper who was being sent back to the village of his birth. It is not often that the carrier of a letter of this period is so clearly identified. Photo.
1332 | £280
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1599 and 1600 two letters from Clement Spelman from Narborough near Swaffham on state business referring to raising militia to serve in Ireland, privately carried. First addressed ''To the right Wor. and his esteemed loving cozon Sir Bassingbourn Gawdye knight at harlinge this send'', other ''To the right wors Sr Bassingborn Gawdie Knight at Norwich this deliver''.
1333 £1150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1599 (1600) (Feb. 28th) entire being instructions from the Privy Council at Richmond to the High Sheriff of Norfolk, concerning the collection of money for the war in Ireland. Addressed to ''Our lovinge friends the high Sheryfe and rest of ye commissioners for ye musters in ye county of Norffolke''. Signed by Thomas Egerton, Lord Chancellor and keeper of the Great Seal, Lord Buckhurst the Lord Treasurer, Earl of Nottingham the Lord Admiral, Baron Hunsden the Lord Chamberlain, Baron North Treasurer of the Queen's Household, Sir William Knollys Colonel of the foot regiments, Sir Robert Cecyl Secetary of State, Sir John Fortesque, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and at the foot Waad Clerek to the Privy Council. An interesting item. Photo.
1334 £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1600 (Dec. 3rd) Merchants Adventurers Post, entire letter from Norris in Norfolk, addressed ''To hys lovyinge ffrynd Mr Phyllip Corsinin marshaunt straunger in London''. Authenticated by a cypher above the address and a similar cypher appears at the head of the letter. Photo.
1335 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1602 and 1616 to entires carried privately, first addreesed ''To the Worshippl his good freind Nathaniell Bacon Esqr att Steukey give these'', other ''to the right worshipful Sir Nathaniel Bacon, Knight at Stewke these to be delivered with speed''.
1336 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1619 (June 7th) entire letter from Dorothea Bacon at Aysbe to Sir Roger Townshend in the Barbican, London, carried privately and endorsed by Townshend ''from my grandmother Bacon''. Lady Bacon writes ''Sir Roger Townshend this messenger yr fathars cossone gooeng so fittly to London I thought hee wold deliver my small tooten safly to yrs''. Very few letters from women of this period have survived. Photo.
1337 £80
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1629 (Aug. 28th) letter from James Bedell addressed ''To my loving friend Mr George Eden''. The letter concerns a court decision, letter reads ''I praie good Mr Elden sendde me by this bearer all the instructions you can''. Privately carried letter.
1338 £580
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1629 (Sept.) State letter from the Privy Council addressed to the Mayor of Norwich and the Justices of Peace. It refers to previous letters from the Lord Marshall, the Earl of Arundle, who was also Lord Lieutenant of the county of Norfolk and the city of Norwich. The letter complains of the quality of trained soldiers provided by the city. The letter is signed by Woodehouse, Cornwalys and Hyrne, all members of the Privy Council. Photo.
1339 £220
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1637 (circa) letter addressed ''To my noble friend Sr Rodger Pamer att Whit hall''. There is no indication of place given in the letter although it was clearly sent from an East Anglian location, probably Saxham. This is inferred from an interesting postscript reading ''Sr I will send your letter in to Suffolk as sown as I can but the plag (plague) is so much att bery that the carears are not sufferd to goe''. Various papers were originally enclosed which refer to problems of transferring money to London. In the book on Bury St. Edmunds written by Margaret Statham it is recorded that there was a particularly serious outbreak of plague in the town in 1637. Photo.
1340 £320
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1637 (circa) letter from Saxham by Henry Croftes addressed ''For my ever much honored Cosin Sr Roger Palmer Coferer to his Ma'tie at Whitehall these''. Endorsed on reverse ''I pray send by Harrinson ye post who lyeth at ye greene dragon in Buships gat street''. Harrinson was probably one of the 'postmasters' responsible for furnishing horses to the Master of the Posts. Photo.
1342 £1700
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1639 (Feb. 21st) entire letter from Dr. Burnet at Norwich, addressed ''to my Verye Loving Coosene Mr John Marshame give these at the sixe Clarke office in Chansere Lane in Londonne''. The letter is charged ''3d'' and was possibly carried by Jason Grover's private postal service. Photo.
1343 £1600
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1644 (Dec. 9th) Civil war letter from the Norwich members of the Eastern Association and addressed ''To the Right Honble Edward Earl of Manchester, Maior generall of the Eastern Associated Counties present here''. It is signed by eleven members of the Eastern Association including Thomas Sotherton, brother to the first Norwich postmaster. This is understood to be the only known letter from Norfolk regarding the Civil War in private hands. Photo.
1344 £480
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1659 (Mar. 30th) letter from London and addressed ''To Mr Thomas pengelly Marcanlt (merchant)'' and endorsed ''leve this at Mr John Tesstos Tailar Norwec'' with two pence charge. This letter was probably carried by Jason Grover, self styled ''Post Master of East Anglia''. Photo.
1345 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1660 (Oct. 8th) letter from Charles Spelman in London, addressed ''For the honble Sr Horation Townshende att his house at Raynham these to be sent. Norff''. Concerned with state matters, this item was carried free of charge. The letter refers to Sir Ralph Hart's regiment and the officers for Lynn, and the commissioners established to deal with the former Parliamentary Army. Photo.
1346 £350
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1661, three letters from George Harper at Yarmouth to Thomas Pengelly in Norwich, one endorsed ''with goodes marked T'', other ''with 8 barrells marked H'' and last ''with 3 porkes'', all with looped lines at top meaning ''God be with you''.
1347 £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1662 (Nov. 11th) entire from London to Yarmouth with ''3'' rate mark, no Bishopmark but endorsed on reverse ''11/11'', at this time the Bishopmark being only applied to mail addressed to London. Photo.
1348 £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1663 (Jan. 4th) entire from Yarmouth, addressed to ''Mr Thomas Pengelly Mercht in London at the pestell and morter in fann Church streete'', charged 3 pence in red, on reverse has ''IA/6'' Bishopmark struck across flap. Photo.
1349 £550
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1664 (Oct. 11th) letter from Edward Waller, Clerk of the Council at Whitehall. addressed ''To Thomas Crossley Town Clerk of the Borough of Thetford these''. It is additionally endorsed ''Thomas Crossley att his Chamber in ffurnvalls Inne in Holborne'' and has a note ''my Lord Chancellot directed me to goe to my Lord anglesse & my Lord Ashley in my affiare as to Thetford''. The letter is sealed with the intaglio seal of the Privy Council and would have been carried free to Thetford. The letter has a ''OC/13'' Bishopmark and a charge of 2 pence was raised. When the letter was redirected back to London from Thetford the charge of two pence was levied for the return stage. Photo.
1350 £280
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1664 (Nov. 2nd) letter from Yarmouth, addressed to Exeter, endorsed ''post paid to London 3'', it also has ''forward 3d'' for the additional distance to Exeter, on reverse has fine ''NO/4'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1351 £8200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1665 (Jan. 25th) letter signed inside ''Charles R'', addressed to Lord Townshend, Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk, or his deputy Lieutenants ordering the raising of the militia in Norfolk to guard the ports of the county. The letter sent from Oxford, where the Court had moved due to the outbreak of plaque in London, and endorsed ''Haste Extraordinary Post hast for his Ma'ties most speciall service.'' It was further endorsed to be ''delivered to the Deputy Lieutenant nearest to the first stage in the County of Norfolk and by him to be forthwith communicated to the rest of them''. The letter is endorsed internally by the Deputy Lieutenants with the time of receipt and despatch, the route taken by the letter being via Houghton, Hunstanton, Stow Bardolph, Quidenham, Melton Constable, Shottesham and finally Gissing the seat of Robert Kemp. Charles II had reluctantly declared war on the Dutch in March 1665 and equally reluctantly the French were drawn in to the conflict. The letter refers to the raising of the militia ''both Horse & Foot'' and that they ''do take Speciall care & give speedy order to have the Beacons of our sd County well repaired & constantly watched''. A most rare and interesting letter. Photo.
1352 £720
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1666 (Feb. 21st) Command letter signed by the members of the Privy Council, addressed to Lord Townshend summoning him to pay his assessment of ''Twenty Pounds and one shilling for yo'rselfe and one shilling for yo'r wife'', according to the Act for raising money by a Poll. The letter would have been sent to Townshend at Raynham in Norfolk and probably conveyed by government messenger rather than through the General Post. Photo.
1353 £550
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: ?1666 (Mar.) a pair of letters from Gorleston near Yarmouth and addressed to ''Mr. Thomas Pengelly Merchant at Mr Angeirs neare the pumpe in Bishopsgate streete there present in London'', first dated Mar. 6th and charged one shilling with with ''MR/8 Bishopmark, the other dated Mar. 27th., charged six penceand with ''MR/29'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1354 £3500
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1666 (July 3rd) letter signed inside ''Charles R'', addressed ''To our Right Trusty and Wellbeloued Cousin Horatio Lord Townshend Our Lieutnt of Our City & Couty of Norwich'' instructing him to raise three regiments of horse due to the fear of a landing ''in some part of Our kingdom by our enemies''. The letter is endorsed by Lord Arlington, the secretary of State with a large wafer of the Royal arms sealing the letter. A rare and interesting item. Photo.
1355 £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1667 (March 27th) letter from Samuel Davis in Yarmouth to Simon Snowe in Exeter, with ''MR/30'' Bishopmark and charged 3 pence. Simon Snowe then turned the letter having added a note, and forwarded it on to Thomas Pengelly ''at Mr Angus near the pimp in Bishops Gat Streete'', it has ''AP/8'' Bishopmark and another 3 pence charge, unusual. Photo.
1356 £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1668 (Oct. 15th) letter from Norfolk (probably Barnham near Thetford). It is addressed to ''Henry Palmer Baronett at his house in Wingham in Kent neare Canterbury these'' and further endorsed ''leave this at the posthouse in London to be sent accordings to the directions''. Marked ''paid the post 2d. to London'' and ''forward 2d.''. The Post House used may be the one in Love from which mail was carried into Kent, with ''OC/21'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1357 £200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: ?1669 (Feb. 4th) letter from Samuel Davis at Great Yarmouth, addressed to Pengely at Exeter, prepaid to London and marked ''forward 3d'' and a further endorsement of 3 pence was collected for forwarding it to Exeter where it had arrived by Feb. 12th, with good ''FE/7'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1358 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1672 two entires regarding the Tobacco trade, one dated 31st. August from London to Yarmouth charged 3 pence, other dated 21st. October from Yarmouth to London charged 3 pence.
1359 £320
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1673 (May 24th) letter addressed to Lady Mary Heveningham, wife of one of the Regicides, at Ketteringham, endorsed ''Leave this at ye King's Head to be sent as directed in Norfolk''. It was charged 3 pence for the distance from London to Norwich, bearing circular framed ''5'' London receiver's mark used between 1673-1677 and ''MA/25'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1360 £200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1674 (Apr. 13th) entire from Yarmouth, addressed to ''Mr Thomas Pengelly Mercht at his house in Moorefields neare the popes head in London'' charged 3 pence, on reverse has ''AP/15'' Bishopmark. Photo.'', charged 3 pence in red, on reverse has ''IA/6'' Bishopmark struck across flap. Photo.
1364 | £260
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1691-94 four letters all from London to Oliver Le Neve at Mannington, comprising 1691 (Feb. 20th) with ''3'' rate mark and with ''FE/20'' Bishopmark, 1693 (Dec. 21st) with ''7'' rate mark, on reverse has circular framed ''GC'' receiver, 1693 (Mar. 23rd) with circular framed ''HF'' receiver and ''MR/23'' Bishopmark, 1694 (May 26th) with circular framed ''GC'' receiver and ''MY/26'' Bishopship.
1365 £90
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1702 (Jan. 11th) entire from Hockwold yo London, bearing manuscript ''2'' rate mark, on reverse has a fair strike of the rare 'dotted heart' timestamp ''W/AFT'' (Willcocks 371) and faint ''IA/14'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1366 | £85
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1728 (Oct. 5th) and 1729 (Aug. 21st) two entires addressed to ''Peter Le Neve, King of Arms at Great Wichingham in Norfolk'' from two members of the College of Heralds in London, both endorsed ''Norwich Bag''.
1367 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: ?1744 (Jan. 2nd) Free entire from East Dereham to London, countersigned by Armine Wodehouse, Member of Parliament for the County of Norfolk from 1736 to 1768, and bearing on reverse a fine ''HOLT'' straight line (Willcocks 201) and London ''7/IA'' Bishopmark, rare. Photo.
1368 | £260
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1785-1835 a collection of mileage marks on leaves and loose, incl. Attleborough 1792 cover with ''97 ATTLE/BOROUGH'', Chay, Cromer, Fakenham, Holt, Lynn, Stoke, Swaffen, Wells with 1790 cover bearing ''WELLS/N 122'', etc. (61 items)
1371 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 (Jan. 11th) double rate entire with date line ''Wenham Hall'', addressed to Wymondham, bearing manuscipt ''4'', with Stoke Ferry u.d.c. on reverse, scarce second day of Uniform Penny Post. Photo.
1372 £160
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 1d. black plate 6 PJ with good margins all round, used on undated large part cover from Cromer to Aylsham, tied by black Maltese Cross, on reverse has fair ''Cromer/Penny Post'', some slight soiling, otherwise fine. Photo.
1373 £400
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A164 uprated to 2d. with three margined 1d. black plate 4 AEK sent 1840 (July 30th) from Norwich to London, cover and adhesive cancelled red Maltese Crosses, cover is soiled and adhesive creased, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. ME2. Photo.
1374 £180
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 (Aug. 1st) cover from Norwich to Saxmundham, bearing 1840 1d. plate 2 HK, good to large margins all round, tied by red Maltese Cross, fine. Photo.
1375 £170
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 (Sept. 10th)large part cover from Downham to Lynn, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 5 CB, very close to very large margins, tied by fine bright red Maltese Cross, has Downham datestamp. Photo.
1376 £170
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1840 (Sept. 19th) large part cover from Clay to Lynn, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 3 ED, small to large margins, tied by fine pale orange-red shade Maltese Cross. Photo.
1377 £210
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1841 (Feb. 10th) large part cover from Reepham to Norwich, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 7 BC just touched at right, good to large margins other three sides, tied by two red Maltese Crosses and ''REEPHAM'' u.d.c alongside, on reverse has Norwich receiving ark. B.P.A. certificate (1998). Photo.
1378 £200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1841 (March 17th) cover from Norwich to London, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 9 OK, small to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Photo.
1379 £140
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1841 (April 14th) cover from Dereham to Fakenham, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 3 MC, good margins all round, tied by smudgy black Maltese Cross. Photo.
1380 £500
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1843 (March 1st) Mulready 1d. letter sheet A57 used from Norwich to Hanworth Rectory, cancelled by a fine strike of the distinctive Norwich Maltese Cross in black, inside has ''The Economic Life Assurance Society'' advert, small portion torn and missing at lower-right and some cover slight staining, otherwise fine and very rare. R.P.S. certificate (1994). S.G. ME1m, cat. 8,500. Photo.
1381 £100
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1843 (May 17th) entire from Norwich to Londo, bearing 1841 1d. plate 31 SC, tied by the distinctive Norwich Maltese Cross, with two line ''MAGDALINE ST/NORWICH'' alongside, stamp just touched at base, close to large other three sides. R.P.S. Certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. BS 20ts. Photo.
1382 £120
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1843 (Nov 30th) cover from Norwich to Lynn, bearing 1841 1d. plate 34 QD, tied by two strikes of the distinctive Norwich Maltese Cross, stamp just touched at top-left, large other three sides. R.P.S. Certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. BS 23ts. Photo.
1383 £250
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1880 (May 20th) envelope to Hong Kong, bearing 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 IG, tied by Lynn duplex, handstruck ''T'' asnd two line ''VALUE OF STAMPS/SUM TO BE COLLECTED'' with manuscript ''4'' and ''2'', on reverse has Singapore to Hong Kong datestamp, few peripheral faults. Photo.
1384 £380
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1895 (Nov. 12th) envelope, registered from Hong Kong to Kings Lynn, bearing 1882-96 30c. yellow green tied by Hong Kong c.d.s., circular framed ''R'' at left, also two line ''Not to be found/488''. Photo.
1385 £260
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. bluish green with error perf. 14, fine used on a picture postcard with clear ''GT. YARMOUTH/AU 24/11'' c.d.s., rare). S.G. 322a. Photo.
1386 £450
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. bluish green with error perf. 14, fine used on a picture postcard with Burgh Castle c.d.s. with Belton c.d.s. aongside, rare. S.G. 322a. Photo.
1388 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Fakenham: 1776-1849 a collection of covers on leaves, incl. 1784 cover to Cambridge bearing on reverse a fine two line ''FAKEN/HAM'', 1798 cover bearing ''112 FAKEN/HAM'', mileage marks, etc. (21 items)
1389 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Harleston: 1834 (Aug. 16th) entire to Wymondham, bearing manuscript ''8'' rate mark and a good stike of the ''PAID AT HARLESTON'' in red (Willcocks 171), also 1832 (Feb. 13th) entire from Denton to Yarmouth with manuscript ''6'' and unusual ''PAID'' (possibly manuscript) in red.
1390 £100
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Heacham: 1853 (April 12th) envelope to Lynn, franked by 1841 1d. KI, tied by barred numeral, on reverse has good strike of the rare ''Heacham/Penny Post'' (Willcocks 186), stated that only five examples are known. Photo.
1393 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Long Stratton: 1795 (Jan. 17th) cover to London, bearing manuscript ''5'' and a fair strike of the two line ''LONG/STRATTON'' (Willcocks 219), also 1799 (June 7th) cover to London, bearing a fine strike of the straight line ''LG STRATTON'' (Willcocks 220).
1394 | £1400
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Lynn: 1599-1845 a collection on leaves in a file box, incl. 1599 entire from Clement Spelman at Castle Rising, addressed to Sir Bassingbourne Gawdy of West Harling carried privately, 1659 entire from Daniel Johnson, a minister in Lynn to his patron Edward Heath in London, carried by ''Mr. Symms'' a carrier of Lynn, 1705 cover from Lynn to London, rated ''6'', changed to ''1/-'' and finally changed to ''6'', supported by an Inspector's Crown, on reverse has a fair strike of the rare ''LYN'', 1803 entire from Sandringham to Chard, bearing ''LYNN/14 DEC 1803'', Penny Posts, mileage marks, etc. (79 items)
1395 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Lynn: 1732 (June 12th) entire from Catherine Widdowson at Lynn to Cyril Wyche at ''Hocklin Wilton'' (Hockwold) marked ''fforwd Brandon'', bearing mauscript ''3'', on reverse has ''Paid 4d and a fine ''LYNN'' (Willcocks 235), also 1735 part letter with a good strike of the similar handstamp. Photo.
1398 | £520
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Lynn: 1760-1845 a collection on leaves, incl. 1760 entire to Brandon, bearing on reverse a good ''LYNN'', 1836 cover from Norwich to Thetford, bearing fine two line ''MISSENT TO/LYNN'', 1859 cover from U.S.A. to Spilsby, bearing 12c. pair, and a good two line ''MISSENT TO/LYNN'', Penny Posts with 1838 cover bearing two line ''Lynn/Penny Post'' and unframed ''No 1'', etc. (23 items)
1400 | £550
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1700-1839 a collection on leaves and loose, incl. 1739 entire to Northampton bearing on reverse a good two line ''NOR/WICH'', 1741 cover to Belgium, bearing on reverse a fine two line ''NOR/WICH'', 1741 cover to London, bearing onreverse a good two line ''NOR/WICH'', 1747 cover to Rainham, bearing on reverse a good two line ''NOR/WICH'', 1824 cover from London to Tottenhill, bearing a fine ''Missent to Norwich'', Penny Posts, etc. (65 items)
1401 £350
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1705 (Sept. 8th) entire from London to Great Witchingham, endorsed ''To be left at Mr Havers Goldsmith Norwich'', manuscript ''7'' charge mark, on reverse has fine ''PENY/POST/PAYD/B/SAT'' of the Bishopsgate Office (Willcocks 331b). Photo.
1402 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1706 (May 29th) entire from Thomas Ringer at Ffornsett, addressed to his son ''at the Golden Ball in friday street in London, to be delivered into his own hand'', manuscript ''7'' rate mark, on reverse has a good strike of the rare ''NORWICH'' (Sussex PA 1) this is the earliest recorded example. Photo.
1403 £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1708 (Aug. 8th) entire from London, endorsed ''Norwich bag'' and ''7'' rate mark, on reverse has fine ''PAYD/PENY/POST/B/TH'' (Willcocks 331), and just overstruck by Bishopmark. Photo.
1404 £380
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1710 (March 10th) entire from Thomas Ringer at Ffornsett, addressed to his son ''at the Golden Ball in friday street in London, to be delivered into his own hand'', manuscript ''7'' rate mark, on reverse has a fine strike of the rare two line ''NOR=WICH'' (Willcocks 283). Photo.
1405 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1711 (Jan. 21st) entire from Ffornsett to London, bearing manuscript ''4'', on reverse has a fair strike of the scarce straight line ''NORWICH'' (Willcocks no. 284) and ''IA/23'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1406 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1714 (Jan. 10th) entire to Royston, bearing manuscript ''4'' (deleted) and ''In all 7'' added, on reverse has London ''14/JA'' Bishopmark and rare straight line NORWICH'' (Willcocks 284). Photo.
1407 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1723 (Nov 6th) entire to Doncaster, endorsed ''by Caxton bagg'', on reverse has manuscript ''p p 5d'' and straight line ''NORWICH'' (Willcocks 285), 1727 entire to London, bearing on reverse straight line ''NORWICH'' (Willcocks 285), fair to good.
1408 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1729 entire from Norwich to London, bearing manuscript ''4'' rate mark, on reverse has two line ''NOR/WICH'' (Willcocks 286) overstamped by London Bishopmark, 1740 entire to London, bearing manuscript ''4'' (deleted) and ''8'' added with Inspectors Crown, on reverse has two line ''NOR/WICH'' (Willcocks 287).
1409 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1730 (Feb. 19th) entire from Norwich to Yarmouth with manuscript ''2'' rate mark, on reverse has the very rare italic type ''NORWICH'' used between 1730 and 1734 on all Cross Post letters. Photo.
1410 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1734 (Aug. 20th) entire from Edingurgh to Yarmouth endorsed ''by th Caxton Bag'' with manuscript ''2'' rate mark (deleted) and ''6'' added, on reverse has the very rare italic type ''NORWICH'' used between 1730 and 1734 on all Cross Post letters and''X/EDIN/BURGH'' in red. Photo.
1411 £160
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1830 (Sept. 20th) entire from Stalham to Norwich, pre-pais 1d. bearing a fine boxed ''Norwich/Penny Post'' Sussex PA 41, stated as rare, and possibly the only example of the second penny post handstamp showing the complete frame so far recorded. Photo.
1412 £1300
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1839 (Dec. 20th) entire to Uttoxeter, bearing a good strike of the rare handstruck ''4'', on reverse has Norwich despatch mark. Stated only three entires are recorded. Photo.
1413 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Norwich: 1840 (May 7th) entire from Norwich to Bungay, endorsed ''Pre Paid'' with red manuscript ''1'', on reverse has ''Too Late''. It is thought the Norwich did not receive supplies of the Penny Black until the 8th. May. R.P.S. Certificate (2001). Photo.
1415 £180
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Swaffham: 1707 (June 16th) large part cover addressed to ''ffor the Honble Sr John Newton This to be left with ye porter of ye Late Edwd Cokes Esqs in St James Square London'' manuscript ''pd 3'', on reverse has a fair strike of the very rare two line ''SWAFF/HAM'' (Willcocks 379) and ''IV/18'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1420 £320
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Thetford: 1706 (July 1st) entire from Hockwold to London, bearing manuscript ''2'', on reverse has a good strike of the rare ''THETFORD'' (Willcock 405). Photo.
1421 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Thetford: 1707 (Apr. 18th) entire from Hockwold yo London, bearing manuscript ''2'' rate mark, on reverse has a fair strike of the rare ''THETFORD'' (Willcocks 405) and a good strike of the rare 'dotted heart' timestamp ''M/AFT'' (Willcocks 371) and faint ''AP/21'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1422 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Thetford: 1734 (March 15th) cover to Norwich, on reverse has a good strike of the rare two line ''THET/FORD'' (Willcocks 408), and 1739 cover to Norwich bearing on reverse two line ''THET/FORD'' (Willcocks 409). Photo.
1424 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Windham: 1706 (April 17th) entire from Thomas Ringer at Ffornsett, addressed to his son ''at the Golden Ball in friday street inLondon, to be delivered into his own hand'', manuscript ''3'' changed to ''6'' with inspectors Crown, on reverse has fine ''WINDHAM'' (Willcocks 476). Photo.
1425 £110
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Windham: 1708 (Nov. 1st) entire from Formcett to London, bearing manuscript ''3'' charge mark, on reverse has a fair strike of the rare ''WINDHAM'' (Willcock 476) and London ''NO/3'' Bishopmark. Photo.
1426 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1582/83 letter addressed ''to Mr Robert Blackman of the p(or)t at Stwkey'', from William Smyth it is superscribed ''jhesus ye 13th January 1582 in Yarmouth''. Carried privately, possibly by William Base who is mentioned in the letter ''lokying for William Base to discharge you''. Photo.
1427 £2900
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1661 (Nov. 20th) entire from Yarmouth, addressed to Mr. Thomas Pengelly in London, bearing manuscript ''3'' rate mark, bearing on reverse and a fine strike of the first year Bishopmark ''NO/22'', extremely rare. Photo.
1428 | £230
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1741-1851 a small collection on leaves, incl. 1741 and 1744 entires, both bearing on reverse two line ''YAR/MOUTH'' in red, 1754 (March 11th) entire to London, bearing on reverse a fine two line ''YAR/MOUTH'' in red, 1788 entire to Essex, on reverse has a good two line ''YAR/MOUTH'', 1841 cover to Norwich bearing a fine ''Pre-paid'', etc. (10 items)
1429 £880
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1807 (Dec. 9th) entire from Antwerp to London, bearing manuscript ''1/1'' rate mark, a a fine strike of the rare oval ''Ship Lre/Crown/YARMOUTH'' (Willcocks 528), stated to be the earliest known strike. Photo.
1431 £520
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1813 (Oct. 28th) letter from the Netherlands to Edinburgh, manuscript ''1/31/2'' with boxed ''Addl/1/2'' London transit datestamp, both over the very rare ''YARMOUTH/SHIP LRE'', interesting letter ''The guard ship here has just telegraphed great news to us. Bonaparte has been completely defeated near Leipzig with a great loss of dead, wounded and prisoners''. Photo.
1432 £270
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1827 (Sept. 21st) entire from Altona to London, bearing manuscript ''3/-'' charge mark, unframed circular ''SCHIFFS BRIEF POST/HAMBURG'' datestamp, on reverse has a fine strike of the rare step-type ''SHIP LETTER/YARMOUTH. N.'' (Willcocks 525). Stated to be only four examples recorded. Photo.
1433 £150
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1835 (Oct. 3rd) entire from Buenos Aires to London, manuscript ''1/6'' rate mark, and a fair strike of the step-type ''YARMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' (Willcocks 530), scarce. Photo.
1434 £480
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Yarmouth: 1846 cover from Amsterdam to London, endorsed at top ''p steamer of 4 Sept fm Rotterdam to Yarmouth''. manuscript ''1/-'' rate mark, and a fair strike of the step-type ''YARMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' (Willcocks 530), scarce. Photo.
1435 | £290
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: A group of covers from the 1800s, mostly royal and parliamentary mail, incl. 1814 (Aug. 4th) cover from Cadiz to London with Foreign Office c.d.s., 1871 envelope from Balmoral Castle to Nairn bearing 1864-69 1d. and signed by Henry Ponsonby, the Queen's secretary (flap missing), 1892 cover from Marlborough House to Canada with monogram of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), 1892 (Feb. 24th) OHMS cover to Glasgow with ''SCIENCE AND ART/DEPARTMENT'' cachet in blue and ''GLASGOW/SORTING TENDER/FE 25/92'' c.d.s. on reverse, etc., mostly fine. (18)
1437 | £420
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: A collection from 1823 to 1979 from a wide range of Government departments, incl. cachets, postmarks and logos from War Office, Dept. of Defence, HM Ships, Admiralty, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dept. of Education and Science, Ministry of Food, Inland Revenue, Secretary of State, Law Officers, HM Postmaster, Passport Office, Board of Education, Ministry of Health, Royal Courts of Justice, etc., mostly fine. (few 100s)
1438 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: A collection of overseas official mail from 1893 to 1994, with a wide variety of official and military mail sent from abroad, mostly to England, showing various cachets, cancellations and seals incl. Military Attachs, Embassies, Consulates, Government Agencies and Departments, Airports, Hospitals, etc., mostly fine. (86)
1439 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: 1915-70 accumulation of covers, incl. wide variety of cachets and uses, some duplication, etc. (few 100's)
1440 £150
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Greenock: 1791 entire from Jamaica to Edinburgh, with manuscript ''9'' and a fine strike of the ''GREENOCK/SHIP'' in black (Robertson S1), red Bishopmark on reverse, a fine uncreased cover, with contents. Photo.
1442 | £220
Postal Notices: 1853 (March) large postal notice to the Public ''IN order to facilitate the sale of Postage Stamps and to promote the Public Convenience, Licenses for the sale of Postage Stamps are now granted, free of expense, by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue, Somerset House, London, to all respectable persons who apply for them.'', folded and a little splitting.
1443 | £5000
Mail to Overseas Destinations: A collection of covers on leaves and loose, incl. Denmark, Finland with 1867 cover to Finland, bearing 1867-80 9d., France, Italy, Norway, Russia with 1869 cover bearing 1867-80 9d., 1870 cover franked by 1867-80 9d. and 1864-79 1d., Sweden 1855 cover bearing 1847-54 6d. with handstruck ''PART-PAID/MORE TO PAY'', 1855 cover bearing 1847-54 1s. pair and 1858-69 2d. pair, good range of rates, Late Fees, etc. (few 100s)
1444 £1600
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Afghanistan: 1892 (March 6th) embossed 21/2d. stationery envelope from Luton, addressed to the British Agency in Kabul but stopped the following day in London and handstamped with the very rare framed ''-NOT TRANSMISSIBLE-/Requires Stamps of P.O. CABUL/for postage beyond Indian frontier'' in violet, the item presumably returned to sender in official envelope. In early 1892, the Afghan P.O. ordered incoming mail from abroad to bear Afghan stamps in the correct amount when presented at the Indian border, in order to cut down on postage due collection difficulties. This Afghan order halted virtually all mail exchange for a few months. Afghanistan did not join the U.P.U. until 1928. British Postal Archives show this handstamp on a page date March 1st, 1892, applied 6 days later at the Foreign Branch in London this cover is possibly a first day usage as well as the earliest of only two known examples.
1447 | £130
Used Abroad: Egypt: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1862 3d. (2), 1877 4d. sage-green plate 15 NJ, 1862 9d. straw QG, 1867 2s. blue and 5s. plate 1 FH, etc., varied condition. (20)
1452 £200
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1873 (March 18th) cover to London, franked by 1865-73 4d. plate 9, six singles, cancelled by ''B01'' barred ovals, Alexandria despatch c.d.s. and London receiving mark, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
1453 £380
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1874 envelope to Worcester, bearing 1873-77 1s. plate 9 FJ-FK pair, cancelled by ''B02'' barred oval and ink crosses, with Suez despatch c.d.s. below. Photo.
1455 £1600
Used Abroad: Madagascar: 1878 (Jan. 18th) envelope to London franked with 187380 8d. orange KH, from Lt. Douglas aboard H.M.S. Vestal, handed over to the British-India Merchant & Supply Ship 'Pachumba' when it docked at Majunga (Mahajanga) in Madagscar, which then sailed to Zanzibar and Aden, when transferred for transmission to the U.K. and endorsed 'Via Brindisi'. ""PORTSMOUTH/MR 2/78"" transit c.d.s. on reverse, the adhesive cancelled on arrival with Foreign Branch numeral ""28"". Envelope with small tape repair to split at top, otherwise very fine and rare?. It is estimated that only 3 or 4 usages of the 8d orange on mail from British Military serving abroad have survived. Photo.
1457 £400
Used Abroad: Porto Rico: 1876 (Aug. 12th) printed ''Market Report'', from Saint John's, addressed to Italy, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 156 AA, tied by ''PORTO RICO'' duplex, few imperfections, rare printed matter rate. Photo.
1458 | £720
Airmails: An accumulation of airmail covers in an album and loose, mainly first flights incl. Railway Air Services, Highland Airways, Provincial Airways, Imperial Airways, North Atlantic Air Service, B.E.A., North Eastern Airways, Guernsey Airways, a few pilot signed, also a few Canada and U.S.A. covers, etc. (225 approx.)
1459 £160
Airmails: 1907 Daily Graphic Balloon ''Mammoth'' postcard addressed to Essex, dropped from the air and subsequently posted in Sweden on Jan.. 25th. 1908 and charged 2d. on arrival, scarce. Photo.
1460 £120
1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Sept. 9th, London-Windsor olive-green postcard to Christchurch (one of only around 32 sent to New Zealand), bearing K.E.VII 1d. cancelled die 1. Photo.
1461 £240
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post, brown card used (Sept. 14th) from London to Windsor to Halifax Nova Scotia, with a message from the organizing committee in acknowledgment of a remittance to the fund, rare destination. Photo.
1462 | £85
Great Britain: Airmails: 1934 Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd., 1st. issue in blue and 2nd. issue in sepia, both in complete booklets of twenty, fine.
1463 £260
Airmails: 1935 (Jan. 10th) Zeppelin cover, registered from Manchester to Buenos Aires via Berlin, bearing 10s., 5s., 4d. (3) and 3d., high postal rate (3d. registration, 16/- quadruple rate). Photo.
1464 | £95
Airmails: 1935 (Jan. 6th and Nov. 4th) two Zeppelin flown covers, both from Cardiff to Autofagasta via Berlin, Larache, Recciffe and Santiago, former franked by 9d. (2) and 2s.6d., other franked by 6d., 1s. and 2s.6d.
1473 £880
Postal Stationery: Airmail Letter Sheets: The First Recorded Commercial Stamped To Order Airmail Letter Sheet with King George V Embossed Die, 6d. letter sheet with late use of K.G.V die, showing Raleigh Industries Ltd of Nottingham printed internal heading and footer with imprint on reverse, sent 1951 (Aug.) to California with Nottingham machine cancellation. Usage of K.G.VI 6d. dies on s.t.o. items has not been recorded before 1957. Recently reported in ''Postal Stationery Society Journal'', Vol. 23, No. 12 (May 2015). See ''Collect British Postal Stationery: A Simplified Listing of British Postal Stationery 1840 to 2007'' by Alan Huggins & Colin Baker. This new discovery will be listed ASP1a in the next edition. Photo.
1476 | £70
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1940 K.G.VI 9d. olive Telegraph form TP27, complete with selvedge and interleaving, very fine.
1478 £620
Parliamentary Envelopes: Houses of Parliament: ''One Penny'' envelope front printed in black on wove paper, used 1840 (March 17th) from London to Stowmarket with red Crowned ''PAID/17 MR 17/1840'' c.d.s., very scarce, also House of Commons ''ONE PENNY'' front only addressed only, faults. Photo.
1479 £160
Parliamentary Envelopes: House of Commons: 1854 (Feb. 24th) ''Par. Pro/To be Posted at the House of Commons only/POST PAID'' wrapper to Great Yarmouth with manuscript '2' and red crowned ''PAID'' c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
1480 £1600
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo removed on opening) uprated with four margin 1840 1d. black plate 2 JB, used 1840 (Sept. 17th) from Manchester to Rochdale, cancelled red Maltese Crosses, central vertical filing fold otherwise fine and rare. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 15,000. Photo.
1481 £230
1840 Mulready unused group comprising 1d. letter sheet A6 (forme 1), 2d. letter sheet a99, 1d. envelope A181 (forme 4) and 2d. envelope a208, good to fine. Photo.
1482 £140
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet used 1840 (Dec.) to Manchester, turned and re-used to Leicester and franked by 1840 1d. plate 1a HF, close to large margins, tied by neat red Maltese Cross with ''LEIGH P.P.'' in blue, on reverse has Manchester datestamp in red, a few imperfections, otherwise fine and a rare usage. Pink B.P.A. certificate (2015) states that ''the adhesive- presently hinged to the cover- has been touched in at top left''. Photo.
1484 £230
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet stereo A40, used 1840 (Oct. 10th) from Royston to London with an enclosed letter, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, 2d. letter sheet a97 used 1841 (Oct. 1st) from Weymouth to Rotherham, 2d. with a few faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
1486 | £150
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A66 unused and A67 used 1840 (June 27th) from Edinburgh to London, with neat red Maltese Cross.
1488 £160
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A220 (unplaced stereo), fine used 1840 (June 20) to Hambledon, cancelled red Maltese Cross with neat High Wycombe c.d.s. on reverse. S.G. Spec. ME1m. Photo.
1491 | £190
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A148 (forme 2) used 1840 (Aug. 5th) to Dunse, 1d. letter sheet A51 (forme 4) unused, A238 used 1844 (Feb.) to Melrose, 2d. letter sheet a103 unused, fair to fine.
1500 £120
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1903-09 group of political hand illustrated envelopes, comprising 1903 cover to Grantham showing parody of ''St George and Ye Dragon'', 1906 postcard to Nuneaton showing cartoon of various political issues, 1908 postcard to Nuneaton showing parody of Empire Day and 1909 postcard showing caricature of Jack Tar defending the country, fine. (4)
1501 £65
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1903-09 group of hand illustrated covers all showing people travelling, comprising 1903 postcard to Windsor showing a young couple with a travel chest, 1904 envelope showing a man walking along the pavement, 1903 envelope showing a couple in a carriage and 1909 postcard showing skating cartoons, mostly fine. (4)
1502 | £50
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1904-13 group of hand illustrated covers all showing dogs, fine. (3)
1504 | £80
Cancellations: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection of cancellations, incl. few on piece, 1880-83 3d. on 3d. used with barred numeral cancellation, 1883-84 10s. used with Jersey parcel cancellation, etc., mixed condition. (40)
1506 | £250
Cancellations: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation of coloured cancellations with a good range of line engraved and surface printed with blue and violet numerals, later Q.V. and K.E.VII with violet parcel cancellations, values to 5s., K.G.V incl. 1934 re-engraved 10s. (4), a few covers, etc.
1509 | £120
Cancellations: London: A selection on pieces in a stockbook, incl. Duplex, single numerals, geometric, squared circles, Hoster, NPB, etc. (100's)
1510 £380
Cancellations: Mail Boat cancels: ''A97'' in barred oval used on 1862 envelope to England, franked by 1856 6d., small cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
1512 | £260
Cancellations: Numerals: A collection in a stockbook, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, all on pieces mostly from 1850 to 1890's, etc. (1,700 approx.)
1513 £220
Cancellations: Posted Since: 1886 (Jun. 1) theatre advertising envelope to Edinburgh bearing 1d. lilac tied ''POSTED SINCE 11 15 LAST NIGHT/GLASGOW/JU 1/86/'' duplex, advertising Miss Jennie Lee in the ''Jo'' Tour 1885 which started in Glasgow and ended in Edinburgh, fine. Photo.
1515 | £130
Spoon Cancellations: 1855 to 1856 group of 1d. Star covers with spoon cancellations with Leamington, Liverpool, and English type Belfast, Galway in black, and rare Galway in blue, varied condition, mainly fine strikes (5)
1516 | £150
Spoon Cancellations: A collection of covers and two pieces in an album, incl. Leeds, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, etc. (18 items)
1517 | £60
Cancellations: Sunderland: 1856 to 1865 group of covers showing Sunderland sideways duplex cancellations, alll to France incl. 2d. Star pair on 1856 entire letter, 1855-57 4d. (4), one uprated with 1d. Star, etc., varied condition. (8)
1518 £2100
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Charles Whiting: 1840 composite sheet of seven 1d. essays, three by Congreve compound plate printing and four embossed in blue and intaglio (Specimens No. 3 & 4) circulated in the Westminster Review, unfolded, minor imperfections, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1519 £800
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Charles Whiting: 1840 composite sheets of essays (Specimens No. 1 and No. 2) circulated in the Westminster Review, unfolded and fine. (2). Photo.
1521 | £5000
1840 1d. black used collection in an album, 33 examples nearly all lettered CF plus a few CG, with two pairs incl. plate 9 CE-CF, and five covers incl. plate 3 on 1840 May date entire, plate 4 CF and CG used together on much redirected Irish cover, plate 9, plus a good range of 1d. red-brown from 'black' plates 1b to 11 with three covers, etc., varied condition, majority with four margins. (99 items)
1522 £2900
1840 1d. black, a used group comprising plate 1a HG, Hi-HJ pair, PL used on cover, 1b GE, PC, TK with marginal inscription used on part cover, 2 BA on cover, BD, BG, FI, HK, 3 DC, JH, 4 AH on cover, CE, 5 AC, 6 AL, EC, LF on cover, TB, 7 KJ, SG on cover, 8 AD, 9 ND and 10 BJ, each with four margins, slightly mixed condition. (25 items)
1523 £1800
1840 1d. black plate 1a RK, 1b NJ, 2 RE, 3 AH, 4 TA, 5 IL, 6 BK, 7 DK, 8 OB, 9 SG and 10 SE, all with four good margins, some large, each used with red Maltese Cross, fine. Photo.
1524 | £3800
1840 1d. black used collection on Hagner pages, 25 examples, all lettered PB (one PA in a pair), a few unplated, plate 11 with four margins used on 1841 entire (side flaps missing) from Liverpool to Glasgow, also with 1d. red-brown from 'black' plates (5), mixed condition, most with four margins.
1525 | £1450
1840 1d. black plates 1b FJ, 2 DA, EK with matched 1d. red-brown, HG, MH, 3 FK, IA, IJ, OE, RC on bleute paper, 5 AJ used on 1841 (Feb. 26) cover, EI with matched 1d. red-brown, HE with matched 1d. red-brown, JJ used on 1841 (May. 22) cover, NB with matched 1d. red-brown (2), 7 TI used on piece, 9 QK, 10 GI with matched 1d. red-brown used, mixed condition. (25)
1526 | £1600
1840 1d. black used selection, sixteen examples all lettered TC incl. plate 5 on cover, plates 7 (2), 8, 9 and 10, along with matched 1d. red-brown range incl. plate 1c on piece in pair with TD, plate 2 (2), also plate 11 on cover, etc., varied condition, most with four margins. (28)
1527 | £720
1840 1d. black plates 1a HB (cut into) on 1840 (May 9th., fourth day of issue), entire, NJ, 1b OK possibly unused but damaged, plate 3 AJ, plate 4 CK with double red-brown Maltese Cross, NK (cut into), plate 8 QE, plate 9 AD with vermilion Maltese Cross, plate 10 BI on 1841 March 31st) cover, OI, also three unplated one with blue Maltese Cross (poor), very mixed condition.
1528 | £1000
1840 1d. black plates 1a. JH, 1b JH with matched 1d. red-brown, 2 GB, 3 SK, 4JL, 5 SH with matched 1d. red-brown, 6 EI, 7 GK, 8 QH and 9 MJ with matched 1d. red-browns, 10 AG, most with full margins, fair to fine. (15)
1529 | £620
1840 1d. black plates 1a TH and with plate 1b., 1d, red-brown plate 1c TH-TI pair used on 1841 (April) cover, 2 TL with matching 1d. red-brown, 5 BF with matched 1d. red-brown, 8 SC with matched 1d. red-brown used on 1841 (May) cover, 10 SE with matched 1d. red-brown, all with full margins, poor to fine.
1530 | £380
1840 1d. black plates 2 BJ, IK, 6 KK, 7 RE, 8 EB with two matched 1d. red browns, SE, most with full margins all blacks with red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. (8)
1531 | £450
1840 1d. black plates 1b HG used on 1841 (Feb. 3rd) entire, 4 FK, 5 SC, 8 KK (cut into), SD, TC, 9 HH, TJ (cut into), 10 BI, fair to fine.
1532 | £980
1840 1d. black, twenty-one unplated examples used, very poor to good, one with Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross (R.P.S. certificate, 1945), a few with four margins.
1533 | £350
1840 1d. black plates 5 FG, 6 MH (thinned) both with red Maltese Crosses and TF with neat black Maltese Cross, 7 BA with black Maltese Cross, OB with red Maltese Cross, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1534 £270
1840 1d. black plates 1b GK, 2AG, 3 QI, fine, all with full margins and red Maltese Crosses.
1535 | £600
1840 1d. black unplated selection used on small pieces, ten examples each with four margins, close in places, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, varied condition.
1536 | £1200
1840 1d. black unplated selection used on small pieces, 31 examples in very mixed condition, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses.
1537 | £720
1840 1d. black unplated selection used on small pieces, five examples with four margins, close in places, all cancelled with black Maltese Crosses, also two apparently unused, one with close margins with wax seal on reverse, the other badly cut into at top affixed to piece. (7)
1538 | £650
1840 1d. black unplated selection used on small pieces, five examples each with four good to large margins, cancelled red Maltese Crosses.
1539 | £400
1840 1d. black unplated selection used on small pieces, eleven examples in very mixed condition, two together on one piece, all cancelled by black Maltese Crosses.
1540 | £920
1840 1d. black group of covers, all Irish usages, comprising plates 1a RC, 1b BJ and LE, 2 NG, OG and OK, 3 BD, 4 FF, GH and KL, 5 IL and NE, 8 RB and 9 KC, plate 5 NE used with black Maltese Cross, the others all red, some placed at lower left contrary to regulations, mixed condition, mainly with three margins, five with filing creases through adhesives. (14)
1542 | £230
1840 1d. black plate 1a DC, FJ, RJ with red Maltese Crosses and LI with black Maltese Cross, all with full margins, fair to good.
1543 £170
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a DE very fine used with small to enormous margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, tiny natural paper inclusion does not detract from appearance. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
1545 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1a FI (double ''F'') close to good margins all round, used on 1840 (Nov. 17th) cover to Edinburgh, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1546 £880
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a GI-GL strip of four, GI cut into at left small to large margins other sides, used with red Maltese Crosses, on part 1840 (July 4th) cover from Bourn to Wisbeach, scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1547 £480
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a GJ, an unused example with just clear to good margins, minor corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
1550 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1a ML good to margins all round, used on small piece, tied by neat brownish-red Maltese Cross, also 1d. grey-black (moderate plate wear) OD fine with small margins, neat black Maltese Cross. Photo.
1551 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 1b AF, used on small piece, with ample to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS4. Photo.
1552 | £290
1840 1d. black plate 1b AG, DA, SD and TG, used, all with full margins with red Maltese Crosses, fair to good.
1553 | £200
1840 1d. black plate 1b CK used on 1840 (June 21st) entire from London to Edinburgh, MH used on 1840 (Aug. 20th) entire from Leith to Raspy, SB on 1840 (Nov 19th) from London to Banbury, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses and with full margins.
1555 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b EE very fine used with ample to large margins, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, fresh. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1556 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b EI with good to large margins, used on 1840 (Aug. 10th) entire (without side flaps) from York to Worcester, tied by neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1557 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b EJ re-entry, used with good to large margins, cancelled by Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross in black. S.G. Spec. AS5ub. Photo.
1558 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b FB with good to large margins, used on 1840 (July 23rd) entire letter from Wrexham to Parrs Wood, Manchester, tied by a neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1559 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b GI (double ''I'') with large margins, ragged at left, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
1562 £320
1840 1d. black plate 1b IC-ID pair (ID re-entry) with ample margins all round, used with oily red Maltese Crosses, matched with 1d. red ID showing the re-entry, with four margins, used with heavy black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5, b, AS6b. Photo.
1563 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b IK with large margins, affixed diagonally on 1840 (Nov. 2nd) envelope from Dunse to Johnstone, Renfrewshire, tied by a neat brown-red Maltese Cross, reverse with a boxed Dunse despatch datestamp in the same colour and Glasgow transits. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1566 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b KC, close at left to good margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 30th) entire letter to Leven, Fife, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with a fine straight line ''NEWPORT'' handstamp alongside. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1567 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b KI with good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, used on 1840 (Oct. 12th) entire letter from Leicester to Ashby de la Zouch, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1568 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b KJ, with good to huge margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 24) cover used locally in London, tied by black Maltese Cross, ''High St. S.G.'' handstamp in black alongside, filing fold, otherwise fine. S. G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1570 £2300
1840 1d. black plate 1b MA-NC block of six (3 x 2) with clear to good margins, just touched or cut into in places, red Maltese Crosses on piece, an attractive and scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1571 | £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b NF, small to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, presented in glazed picture frame. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1572 £200
1840 1d. black plate 1b OA (re-entry), used with good to large margins, on 1841 (April 27th) entire from Melrose to Kelso, tied by black Maltese Cross. Photo.
1573 £230
1840 1d. black plate 1b OA (re-entry), used with good to large margins, on 1840 (Oct. 26th) large part cover from Clifton to Charlton in Dover, tied by two red Maltese Crosses, with ''HOT WELLS'' u.d.c. in blue. Photo.
1575 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b RL with inverted watermark, used, close to large margins all round, red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec AS5l. Photo.
1576 £160
1840 1d. intense black plate 1b SK superb used with ample to large margins, cancelled by neat upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS4. Photo.
1577 £420
1840 1d. black plate 2 CC with good to large margins, used on 1840 (May 15th) London Life Association printed entire letter to Chippenham, addressed to Gabriel Goldney, later M.P. for the town and created a Baronet in 1880, tied by red Maltese Cross, filing folds clear of adhesive, scarce early usage. S.G. Spec. AS15tf, cat. 3,500. Photo.
1578 | £450
1840 1d. black plate 2 DJ, LJ, NH, PJ and QF, all with full margins, all but QF cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine.
1579 £220
1840 1d. black plate 2 FB fine used with small to large margins all round, on piece with black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15ub. Photo.
1580 £290
1840 1d. black plate 2 FI with good to large even margins, very fine used on 1840 (June 4th) entire from Cheltenham to Pershore, tied by neat red Maltese Cross with despatch datestamp alongside, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1581 £210
1840 1d. black plate 2 HA (constant variety) with good to very large margins, used with brownish red Maltese Cross, matched with three margined 1d. red cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15k, AS18k. Photo.
1582 £220
1840 1d. black plate 2 HK, just clear at foot otherwise large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 3rd) entire letter to Dundee, tied by the Maltese Cross of Montrose in black with despatch datestamp below, horizontal filing fold at foot, scarce use of the black Maltese Cross on plate 2. S.G. Spec. AS15m. Photo.
1583 £290
1840 1d. black plate 2 IA, good margins, used on 1841 (Feb. 20) entire from Manchester to London, tied by black Maltese Cross, filing fold, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1584 £170
1840 1d. black plate 2 JE, cut into at top otherwise good to large margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 28) printed entire letter requiring a ''List of all Insane Persons being Paupers...'', from Bridgewater to Taunton, tied by neat red Maltese Cross with despatch datestamp alongside, vertical filing fold through datestamp, interesting cover. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1585 £190
1840 1d. intense black plate 2 LH superb used with good to large even margins, cancelled by neat upright red Maltese Cross, a fresh and attractive example. S.G. Spec. AS14. Photo.
1587 £90
1840 1d. black plate 2 OG, just clear at lower left otherwise good margins, used with ruby shade red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1589 £1250
1d. grey-black plate 2 QC fine used on piece with close to very large margins and a good strike of a magenta Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21vd., cat. 3,000. Photo.
1590 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 SC showing horizontal guide lines at top, clear to large margins, used on May 22nd (year date illegible) entire from Rochester to Bewdley, tied by red Maltese cross, horizontal filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS15i. Photo.
1592 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 TH, used with scissor cut in lower margin just clear, otherwise small to large margins, cancelled by oxidised red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1593 £150
1840 1d. black plate 3 AG very fine used with good even margins, cancelled by neat vibrant red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1594 £420
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 BH unused (regummed), close at right to good margins, thinned and tear at top, good appearance. Pink B.P.A. certificate (2015) states ''regummed over thins and a tear at top backed with paper and hinges''. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
1595 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 3 GK, NH, RC, RK, TC used on 1840 (July 24th) cover, all with full margins and with red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine.
1597 £110
1840 1d. black plate 3 LC fine used with close to good even margins, cancelled by neat upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1598 £95
1840 1d. black plate 3 LF with good even margins, tied to small piece by bright red Maltese Cross, lightly toned. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1600 £220
1840 1d. black plate 3 SK very fine used with good to large margins, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1601 £260
1840 1d. black plate 3 TB, fine used on 1840 (May 21st) entire used within London, tied by deep red Maltese Cross with clear May 21st. datestamp on reverse. Photo.
1602 | £180
1840 1d. black plate 4 AF, JF with red Maltese Crosses and LA with black Maltese Cross, all with full margins, good to fine.
1603 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 AF, used with ample to good margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1604 | £180
1840 1d. black plate 4 BB, KL and TD, all with full margins, BB with black Maltese Cross, other two have red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine.
1605 £350
1840 1d. black plate 4 EA fine used with good to very large margins on 1840 (July 18th) cover from Perth to London, tied by neat deep red Maltese Cross. Photo.
1607 £850
1840 1d. black plate 4 HL fine unused (regummed) with ample to large margins, Spec. AS23, cat. 16,000. Photo.
1608 £270
1840 1d. black plate 4 KE with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 8) entire from Liverpool to Glasgow, tied by red Maltese Cross, filing crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1609 | £320
1840 1d. black plate 4 LH, MH, NE and OB, all with full margins and with red Maltese Crosses.
1610 £80
1840 1d. black plate 4 NB, cut into at right otherwise good to large margins, used on 1841 (May 20th) part cover with distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23ub. Photo.
1611 £170
1840 1d. black plate 4 OB with good to large margins, used on 1840 (June 20th) entire letter from London to Cranbrook, tied by red Maltese Cross, fine, also plate 4 MA with three margins used on 1840 (Aug. 13th) entire letter from Derby to Londonderry, cancelled by a red Maltese Cross with another strike on reverse, some imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1615 £50
1840 1d. black plate 5 BI with good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1616 | £350
1840 1d. black plate 5 CE, CH used on 1841 (Jan. 12th) cover to Edinburgh, HI used on 1840 (Sept. 10th) envelope to Pontefract, TC, all with full margins and red Maltese Crosses.
1617 £95
1840 1d. black plate 5 EB (double ''E''), close at top left otherwise good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, matched with three nargined 1d. red (thinned) cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25b, AS26. Photo.
1618 £110
1840 1d. black plate 5 FC, fine used with close to enormous margins displaying trace of adjoining stamp at left, tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1619 £250
1840 1d. black plate 5 FG on bleut, very fine used with good to large margins, neatly cancelled with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25f. Photo.
1620 £450
1840 1d. black plate 5 JL with very close to lgood margins all round, used on 1841 (Feb. 18th) entire from Haslingden to Keighley, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, with boxed ''Haslingden/Penny Post'' alongside, filing fold. R.P.S. certificate (1992). S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1621 £100
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 LD fine used with close to large margins all round, with neat black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. Brandon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. AS24ub. Photo.
1622 £350
1840 1d. black plate 5 ND, two fine used four margined examples clearly displaying the re-entry, one with large to enormous margins tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross, matched with fine used 1841 1d. red-brown ND with re-entry. S.G. Spec. AS25a, AS26a. Photo.
1623 | £380
1840 1d. black plate 6 DC, FJ-FK pair (FJ cut into at top), JK on piece and PH, all except one have full margins, PH has black Maltese Cross, others with red, fair to fine.
1625 £50
1840 1d. black plate 6 MA with ample margins, used on small piece with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1626 £260
1840 1d. black plate 6 OI with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (Aug. 9th) entire letter from Ashford to Tenterden by an oily red Maltese Cross, fine, also plate 6 JL with good to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 19th) entire letter from Ashford to the same addressee, cancelled by a neat black Maltese Cross, light filing fold through adhesive, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1627 £220
1840 1d. black plate 6 OK with small to very large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, used on 1841 (June 6th) entire from Ayr to Beith, very fine. S.G. Spec AS41. Photo.
1629 £160
1840 1d. black plate 6 PD with good to large margins, placed incorrectly at lower left on 1841 (Feb. 8th) entire from Kilkenny to Castlecomer, fine used with light red Maltese Cross, scarce Irish use. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1630 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 PF (double ''P'') with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (Aug. 21st) entire letter used within Edinburgh by a neat red Maltese Cross, central vertical filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41b. Photo.
1633 £120
1840 1d. grey-black plate 6 SL, just touched at right to very large margins, used on 1841 (Jan. 28th) entire letter from Godalming to Petworth, cancelled by a red Maltese Cross, the grey-black shade not listed for plate 6. S.G. Spec. AS41 var. Photo.
1634 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 TE with close to good even margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 18th) envelope from Arundel to Brighton, addressed to Archdeacon Manning, later Archbishop of Westminster and made a Cardinal in 1875, cancelled with light red Maltese Cross, cover with stain. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1635 £90
1840 1d. black plate 6 TK with small to large margins all round, affixed upside down, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 16th) cover from Poole to London, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1636 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 7 BE, EH, HB (2) and OB, used, all with full margins, EH and one HB have black Maltese Crosses, others in red, fair to good.
1637 £270
1840 1d. black plate 7 BH-BI pair with good margins all round, used with oily double lined Maltese Crosses in red. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1638 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 BI fine used, clear at upper right, otherwise good to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, light hinge bend. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1639 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 CF (constant variety) with good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G.Spec. AS44d. Photo.
1640 £85
1840 1d. black plate 7 CJ with good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1643 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 HD with large to enormous margins all round showing a portion of HE at right, fine used on large 1841 (Feb. 4th) piece with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1644 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 HK with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 18) cover from Sheffield to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, part of letter crossed out (showing through on outside), otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1645 £120
1840 1d. black plate 7 IE fine used with good to ver large margins with a trace of adjoining stamp at left, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, trivial natural paper inclusion. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1646 £120
1840 1d. black plate 7 IE with good to large margins, placed sideways on 1840 (Nov. 2nd) entire letter from Dublin to Balbriggan, cancelled by a light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1647 £290
1840 1d. black plate 7 LL, used with small to enormous margins, cancelled with 'Ruby' Maltese Cross of Aberdeen, margin a trifle thinned at lower left, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS44ve, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1648 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 SK very fine used with good to very large even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS44. Photo.
1649 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 CH, fine used with good even margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, a few tiny pressed wrinkles do not detract from appearance. S.G. AS46. Photo.
1650 | £210
1840 1d. black plate 8 CL, IG and SF 1st. states with B.P.A. certificate (1975), all with full margins and red Maltese Crosses.
1651 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 FH, fine used with close to large margins all round, used with brown Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46vi. Photo.
1652 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 OF, used with ample to enormous margins, displaying portion of adjoining stamp at top, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, slight surface rub above bust, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1653 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 BD fine used with small to very large margins displaying portion of adjoining stamp at base, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1654 | £420
1840 1d. black plate 9 EA, FL both with full margins and black Maltese Crosses, also HA-HD strip of four (HB-HD cut into) with red Maltese Crosses, poor to good.
1655 £140
1840 1d. black plate 9 KI fine used with ample large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1656 £220
1840 1d. black plate 9 RF with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 20th) entire from London to Skipton, tied by neat light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1657 | £290
1840 1d. black plate 10 CK with red Maltese Cross full margins, FK (just touched at lower-right) and GG with full margins and black Maltese Crosses, fair to good.
1658 £210
1840 1d. black plate 10 GJ (double ''J'') with ample margins, used with neat red Maltese Cross, lightly toned. S.G. Spec. AS66f/h. Photo.
1660 £180
1840 1d. black plate 10 JC fine used with clear to good margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66h, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1661 £500
1840 1d. black plate 10 JL, good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 11) envelope from Leeds to Halifax, cancelled by black Leeds Maltese Cross, Leeds c.d.s. on reverse. fine.. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1663 £200
1840 1d. black plate 10 OG fine used with close to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1664 £120
1840 1d. black plate 10 QI, just touched at left otherwise good margins, large at foot, used with almost complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1665 £950
1840 1d. black plate 10 QI with good even margins, well tied by a red Maltese Cross to neat 1841 (Jan. 14th) envelope from London to Godalming, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS66h. Photo.
1666 £200
1840 1d. black plate 10 TL fine used, small margin at lower right, otherwise good to enormous margins, cancelled by upright black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1667 £1050
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 selection used on small pieces with B(?)K and IL together, GH and GI, cancelled black Maltese Crosses, mixed condition, with two or three margins. S.G. Spec. AS72. (4). Photo.
1668 £520
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 DA, just shaved at left and just cut into at right, other margins good, tied to 1841 (Sept. 22nd) entire letter from Beaminster to Bridport with ''No 1' alongside, on reverse has Beaminster u.d.c. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
1669 £260
1840 1d. black plate 11 DG, used, cut into at top-left and framed line shaved at lower-left, large margins two sides. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
1670 £820
1840 1d. black plate 11 ED fine used with small to good margins with matched 1d. red-brown just touched at top-right. S.G. Spec. AS72, AS74. Photo.
1671 £750
1840 1d. black plate 11 ID with good to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS73, cat. 5,750. Photo.
1672 | £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DK (just touched), LA (cut into) on 1840 (Aug. 8th) cover, plate 2 GG-GH pair (GH cut into) on piece, fair to good.
1673 £280
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AE with good to large margins, used with almost complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1674 | £1150
1840 2d. blue plate 1 BC, DK-DL pair (cut into at top), HF, JK, KF, ND (just touched), QC used on 1840 (Nov. 29th) cover from Liverpool to Ayr then re-directed to Edinburgh, SI, TD, most with full margins, poor to fine.
1675 £400
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CJ fine used with small to large margins, on 1840 (Nov. 21st) entire from Liverpool to Ayr, tied by neat red Maltese Cross. Photo.
1676 | £480
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DD, FG, GB and SB used, GB just touched otherwise with four margins, very close in places, FG with black Maltese Cross, the others red, also with plate 2 DG used with 1844-type ''301'' numeral, just touched to good margins but with a little thinning, varied condition, some imperfections. (5)
1677 £380
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 EH-EI fine used pair with ample to large margins and light red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS6, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1678 £600
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FE, OF on cover, RF, SH and SJ, one just touched, rest with four margins, slightly mixed condition. (5 items)
1679 £120
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FG used with close to very large margins displaying a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, cancelled by indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1680 £480
1840 2d. blue plate 1 GA-GB pair, fine used with good to enormous margins displaying part of adjoining stamps at base, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1681 £270
1840 2d. blue plate 1 GE fine used with small to large margins, neatly tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1682 £320
1840 2d. blue plate 1 LD-LE pair, fine used with just clear to large margins, neatly cancelled by upright near complete black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1683 £90
1840 2d. blue plate 1 LK, with good margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1685 £520
1840 2d. blue plate 1 OI very fine used with small to good even margins, neatly tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross, attractive deep colour. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1686 £170
1840 2d. blue plate 1 PB very fine used with good to large margins, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, attractive deep colour. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1687 £220
1840 2d. blue plate 1 RA fine used with ample to good even margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, attractive deep colour. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1688 £550
1840 2d. violet-blue plate 1 RG, fine used with close to good margins all round, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Brandon Certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. DS2. Photo.
1689 £240
1840 2d. blue plate 1 RI (shifted transfer), fine used good even margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, attractive deep colour. S.G. Spec. DS5d. Photo.
1690 £320
1840 2d. blue plate 1 SA-SB pair, fine used with small to large margins, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, two tiny natural paper inclusions do not detract from appearance. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1691 £300
1840 2d. blue plate 1 TA-TB pair, just clear at top right otherwise good margins all round, used with London Inland Section ''14'' numeral cancellations, TB with small imperfection in lower right corner clear of design and TA with light vertical bend, very scarce. S.G. Spec. DS5xc. Photo.
1692 £230
1840 2d. blue plate 2 CK used with small to good margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, light horizontal bend. S.G. DS8f. Photo.
1693 | £300
1840 2d. blue plate 2 DK, KD, SD (with red Maltese Cross, just shaved at right) and SK, fair to good.
1694 £220
1840 2d. blue plate 2 DK-DL pair with small to large margins, lightly cancelled with black Maltese Crosses, few bends, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
1695 £500
1840 2d. blue plate 2 EB-EC pair, fine used with clear to enormous margins showing a portion of the adjoining stamp at right, neatly tied to small piece by near complete black Maltese Crosses, attractive pair. S.G. DS8. Photo.
1696 £750
1840 2d. blue plate 2 PK very fine used with small to large margins, neatly tied to piece by two complete red Maltese Crosses. S.G. DS8f. Photo.
1699 £260
1840 2d. blue plate 2 SK, with close to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
1700 £240
1840 2d. blue plate 2 TD fine used with ample to good even margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, an attractive example with deep colour. S.G. DS8f. Photo.
1701 | £500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b AE, EK, FA, GL, LJ on piece, MH, MK, NG (just touched), OF on piece, SI, all except one have full margins, good to very fine. S.G. Spec. AS9.
1702 | £520
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b EK (twisted re-entry), FD, GC (non-coincident re-entry), HG, QE, all with full margins, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS6, b, d.
1703 £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c BL, fine with small to large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
1704 £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c MD fine with small to large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
1705 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c TA showing faint ''A'' and with considerable plate wear above ''ONE PENNY'', of exceptional appearance with good even margins and virtually complete centrally struck black Maltese Cross showing unusual distortion of impression, very faint trace of a pressed vertical crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
1706 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c TE very fine with good to large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
1707 £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c TG, close to large margins, slight horizontal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
1708 £290
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1d (third repair) TJ with clear to good margins, blue-black Maltese Cross, rare. S.G. Spec. AS12l. Photo.
1709 | £250
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 AD (re-entry), EA, JF, SA (re-entry) and SJ, all with full margins, good to very fine. S.G. Spec. AS18.
1710 | £420
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 DG, HA, HE, IB, NC, OK, PA, PL and RF, all with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS18
1711 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 PH-PJ strip of three, fine with small to very large margins, showing ajoining stamps at each end, indistinct black Maltese Crosses, rare. S.G. Spec. AS18. Photo.
1712 £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 TI-TJ pair state 3 fine used with small to good margins and lightly struck black Maltese Crosses, very rare. S.G. Spec. AS19. Photo.
1713 | £280
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 BA state 3, EC state 3, LK, MA state 2 (2), NF (just touched), TK, all except one with full margins, fair to fine.
1714 | £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 BG, FG, IA-IB pair, ND amd QF, used with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS26.
1715 £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 CB state 3 printing, fine with good to large margins, neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS29A. Photo.
1716 | £500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 CD, CE, TA all state 3 and CC state 4, used, all with full margins, good to fine.
1717 | £280
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 FA, GE, HB, SB, SD, TD all state 2, used, all with full margins, good to fine.
1718 £580
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 PB state 3 PB non coincident re-entry, fine used with good margins and with black Maltese Cross leaving the corner letter squares completely clear and value almost completely clear. S.G. 7a, Spec. AS32, cat. 2,600. Photo.
1719 | £270
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 AE state 2, AJ state 2, DC, HF, PL, QF state 2, SB, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1720 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 BF, DL states 1 and 2, DI with number ''9'' in Maltese Cross, HK, IA, JE, KA, MG, NH, QJ state 2, RE, TA (re-entry), TJ (re-entry), used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1721 £780
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 NH state I, used with close to small margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, fine and scarce. R.P.S. Certificate (2002). S.G. Spec. AS47va. Photo.
1722 | £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 AE, LI-LJ pair, PF and QH all state 2, AD and AE state 3, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1723 | £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 BL, DC, FG, JI with number ''6'' in Cross, KD, KL on piece, LB, MK, NK, OA, TB, used, all with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS57.
1724 | £550
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 CK, EB, EH (re-entry) with number ''12'' in Cross, HB, NC with number ''3'' in Cross, RI with number ''5'' in Cross, used, all with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS57.
1725 | £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 AB, BG, GH, GJ, PL, RJ, RL, used, all with full margins, good to fine.
1726 | £270
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 BB (2), JK, ND, OJ, QK, RA, RB, RC, and RF with ''P'' converted to ''R'', SH, SJ,
1727 | £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 CC, KB, MA, MG, NL with number ''1'' in Cross, PG (re-entry), PK, RE, RH, RJ, SJ, TA (re-entry), used, all with full margins, good to fine.
1728 | £270
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 AB, BF, CD, CI, DE, ED, FC, GB, GD on piece, HL, IF, KA, KC, MD, NK, SH, SI, TE, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1729 | £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 AC, AD (2), BH, BK, DB, EF< GE, GK, II, JE, JI, PH, RD, RE, SF, SK, SK, TD (re-entry) and TK (re-entry), used all with full margins, fair to fine.
1730 | £270
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 BC (2, re-entry), DD, DJ on 1842 (Oct.) cover, EK, HB, LG, NH, OA (2, re-entry). SA, SB, TC, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1731 | £220
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 BE, CK (2), DF, FD, GC, GF, HA, HH, IE, JK, KE, LA, MH, OC, OK, PF, TA, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1733 | £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 AK, BA, BD (touched), all state 2, BD, BF on piece state 3, fair to fine.
1734 | £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 BD, CH, EI, GJ, HD, IH, KF, LJ, NJ, OC, QB, RC-RE strip, TI, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1735 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 CD, DD, EB, EC, LB, PH, QG state II, TJ, used, all with full margins, good to fine.
1736 | £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 AK, BE, BF, FD, IK (re-entry), OG, OJ, QD, RE, used, used, all with full margins, fair to fine.
1737 | £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 CJ, ED, GF, JI, MH (re-entry), PF and TI, used, all with full margins, good to fine. S.G. Spec. BS2, a.
1738 £130
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 RI-RK strip of three, small to large margins, RJ with slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS2. Photo.
1742 £420
1841 1d. red-brown plate 15 II, small to good margins, used with lightly struck red Maltese Cross, scarce. Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. BS4sb. Photo.
1744 | £400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 17, a used selection on leaves, incl. state 2 AH, AK, BE, CA, CF, CG, CH, CK, etc., majority have full margins, fair to fine. S.G. BS6. (39)
1745 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 18, a used selection on leaves, incl. basal shifts, state 2 BH, DJ, QH, TB, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. (34)
1747 £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 19 TA-TE strip of five, TC has crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS8. Photo.
1748 | £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 20, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (3), strips of three and four, NA with Greenock Cross, IC with number ''8'' in Cross, shades, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS9. (54)
1750 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 22, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (2), strip of four, also QA mint, majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS11. (34)
1751 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 23, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, strips of three (2), IL on 1842 cover, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS12. (30)
1752 | £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 24, a used collection on leaves, incl. QG, SG, TD with watermark inverted, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. BS13. (26)
1753 | £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 25, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, strips of three and six, state 2 AE, CA-CB pair, TA, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. (38)
1754 | £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 26, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair and block of four, NC and RK re-entires, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS15. (29)
1755 | £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 27, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (2), KK and MA re-entries, state 2 HD, HE, etc., majority have full margins, fair to fine. S.G. BS16. (39)
1756 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 28, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (2), HB re-entry, state 2 TJ, TK, numbers ''4'', ''8'' and ''9'' (2), etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. BS17. (33)
1757 | £220
1841 1d. red-brown plate 29, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (2), strip of four, numbers ''2'' (2) and ''8'' in Cross, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. BS18. (41)
1758 £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 29 TF imprimatur, very fine. Ex Donald Forbes-Smith. S.G. Spec. BS18. Photo.
1759 | £1550
1841 1d. red-brown plate 30, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, strips of three, four (2) and five, ''P'' converted to ''R'' RC, RD, RF, RG, RH, RI, RJ, RK, state 2 BD, DD, EC, CA, PD, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS19. (68)
1760 | £210
1841 1d. red-brown plate 31, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, numbers ''2'', ''6'' and ''7'' in cross, ''P'' converted to ''R'' (13), etc., most with full margins, fair to fine. (40)
1761 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 32, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, numbers ''2'' to ''12'' (less ''5'') in Cross, AL and MC re-entries, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. (32)
1762 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 33 RL imprimatur, a fine marginal example, with good margins, part inscription and pencilled ''33''. S.G. Spec. BS22, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1763 | £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 33, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (2), strip of five, ''P'' converted to ''R'' (8), ''5'', ''7'' and ''12'' Cross, PB with abnormal ''P'', majority with full margins, poor to fine. S.G. Spec. BS22. (41)
1764 | £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34, a used collection on leaves, incl. TA with inverted watermark showing number ''3'' in Cross, pairs (2), state 2 SB, SC, TF, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. (44)
1765 £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 SH-SJ strip of three, with good to large margins all round and each with clear number ''4'' in Cross, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. BS23ud. Photo.
1766 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 35, a used collection on leaves, incl. pair, double letters, except two have black Maltese Crosses, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS24. (27)
1767 £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 35 OF-OI strip of four with close to large margins, all with neat number ''12'' in Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. BS24ul. Photo.
1768 | £250
1841 1d. red-brown plate 36, a used collection on leaves, incl. pairs (4, one with number ''4'' in Cross), numbers ''2'', ''7'', ''8'', ''9'', ''10'', ''12'', all except four have black Maltese Crosses, majority with full margins, fair to fine. (35)
1769 | £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 37, a used collection on leaves, incl. numbers ''6'' ''7'' and ''8'' (2) in Cross, LF used on 1844 entire, all with black Maltese Crosses, most with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. BS26 (15)
1770 £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 37 AF imprimatur, a fine marginal (reduced) example, with good margins. S.G. Spec. BS25, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1771 | £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 38 FC, FD, GK, IG, JG, JH, OE with number ''6'' in Cross, PI, TI, most with full margins and all with black Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS26A. (9)
1772 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 39, a used collection on leaves, incl. MA re-entry, DC-DF strip of four, pairs (2), numbers ''1'', ''8'' and ''11'' in Cross, most with full margins, all except five with black Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS26B. (22)
1773 | £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 40, a used collection on leaves, incl. KB state 1b (thinned), pairs (4), number ''7'', ''9'' and ''10'' in Cross, etc., most have full margins, all but four have black Maltese Crosses, poor to fine. S.G. Spec. BS26C. (26)
1774 £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 40 KB re-entry state 1b, close to large uneven margins, neat black Maltese Cross, rare. S.G. Spec. BS26Cba, cat. 2,000+. Photo.
1775 £360
1841 1d. red-brown plate 40 KB re-entry state 1c exceptionally fine used with good to very large margins and neatly cancelled ''165'' numeral of Carlisle on 1844 (Nov. 17th) piece, faint bend not detracting and mentioned only for accuracy. S.G. Spec. BS26Cbb, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
1776 | £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 41, a used collection on leaves, incl. IL and MA re-entries, numbers ''6'' (2) and ''8'' in Cross, etc., majority have full margins, all but eleven have black Maltese Crosses. fair to fine. S.G. Spec. BS26D. (23)
1777 | £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 42, a used collection on leaves, incl. QA re-entry, pairs (3), etc., majority with full margins, six have black Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. (15)
1778 £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 43 AC imprimatur, a very fine upper marginal example showing inscription, with close to good even margins, folded through selvedge clear of design. S.G. Spec. BS26F, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1779 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown plates 43 to 45 a used collection on leaves, incl. plate 43 CI-CK strip of three with black Maltese Crosses, plate 44 DL and NA with black Maltese Crosses, plate 45 KE with black Maltese Cross, etc., majority with full margins, fair to fine. (42)
1780 | £1950
1841 1d. red-brown plates 46 to 58 a mainly used collection on leaves, incl. plate 47 EG with black Maltese Cross, plate 47 TC-TH strip of six, plate 48 AE state 2, plate 48 GJ-HK block of four, plate 51 FJ-GK block of four, plate 52 HH with inverted watermark, plate 53 OK with inverted watermark, re-entries, basal shifts, etc., majority with full margins, mainly fair to fine. (282)
1781 £210
1841 1d. red-brown plate 48 FG imprimatur, good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS27, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1782 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 48 TC imprimatur, good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS27, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1783 £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 55 IG imprimatur, good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1784 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 55 SG imprimatur, close to good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS27, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1785 | £2000
1841 1d. red-brown plates 59 to 75, a mainly used collection in an album, incl. plate 65 GH-HI block, plate 64 OE-PG block, plate 67 IK eith black Maltese Cross, plate 69 EH-FI block of four, pairs, strips of three (2), four (8), five and six, basal shifts, re-entries, etc., many with full margins, varied condition. (456)
1786 £210
1841 1d. red-brown plate 59 AG imprimatur from top of sheet, few marginal faults good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1787 £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 60 HI imprimatur, small to good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1788 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 67 GG imprimatur, good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1789 £210
1841 1d. red-brown plate 68 BL marginal imprimatur, good margins, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28. Photo.
1790 £400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 70 AJ top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28. Photo.
1791 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 75 LK 'Union Jack' re-entry, a used example with ample to good margins, just touched at top-right, otherwise fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1964). S.G. 8d., Spec. BS28c, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1792 | £2600
1841 1d. red-brown plates 76 to 87, a mostly used collection on leaves, incl. plate 78 SA, SC, SD, SE, SF, SG, SH, SI, SJ, SK (2) and SL, with inverted ''S'', plate 79 GC and MH with inverted watermark, plate 81 GH-GI mint pair, GH with black Maltese Cross, plate 87 MH-MI mint pair, pairs, strips, blocks of four (2), re-entries, etc., many with full margins. S.G. Spec. BS29. (378)
1794 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 79 AF imprimatur, a very fine top marginal example showing inscription, with good to large margins. S.G. Spec. BS29, cat. 1,350. Photo.
1795 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 86 JL imprimatur, a very fine right marginal example showing inscription, with small to large margins. S.G. Spec. BS28, cat. 1,350. Photo.
1796 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown plates 88-91, a used collection on leaves, incl. re-entires, plate 89 MB-NC block of four, plate 90 GB-HC block of four, plate 91 LA-MB block of four, pairs and strips, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. BS30. (74)
1797 | £2500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 92 to 101, a used collection on leaves, incl. plate 93 DE-DL strip, plate 94 BA-CB and LF-MG blocks of four, plate 96 FD with black Maltese Cross, plate 98 JG with black Maltese Cross and Kirkwall numeral, plate 100 QA with watermark inverted, plate 101 BJ with black Maltese Cross, re-entries, blue numerals, etc., many with full margins, etc. S.G. Spec. BS31. (259)
1798 | £5800
1841 1d. red-brown plates 102 to 131, a mainly used collection on leaves, incl. plate 105 SA (2), SB (2), SC (2), SF, SI (2), SJ (2), SK with inverted ''S'', plate 107 SA, SB, SE, SH, SI, SL (2) with inverted ''S'', plate 109 DB, EK,RJ with inverted watermarks, plate 110 JH with inverted watermark, plate 112 AA-AB mint pair, BI with inverted watermark, plate 114 OI, RC, with inverted watermark, plate 116 FH, JD with ''P'' flaw, QA-RB block of four, TB with inverted watermark, plate 120 II-IJ pair with inverted watermark, NA-OB block of four, plate 122 LK, TB, watermark inverted, plate 123 OC with inverted watermark, plate 124 SA-SC strip ''SB with inverted ''S'', plate 127 HH-IH mint pair, plate 129 JE, KL with inverted watermark, plate 130 RA-TB block of nine, pairs and strips, lavender tinted paper, re-entries, etc., many with full margins, varied condition. S.G. Spec. BS32. (472)
1799 £290
1841 1d. red-brown plate 121 AI top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, fine with manuscript ''121'' in blue. Photo.
1800 £420
1841 1d. red-brown plate 131 AF top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, fine. Photo.
1801 | £3800
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plates 132 to 151, a used collection on leaves, incl. plate 134 CE with watermark inverted, plate 135 GF with watermark inverted, plate 137 QC with watermark inverted, plate 140 DG-EH mint block of four (faults), SA with inverted ''S'', plate 142 LA-LHstrip of eight, plate 143 RJ with watermark inverted, plate 144 GK-HL block of four, plate 145 EA, NI, with watermark inverted, plate 146EG-FH block of four, plate 150 QF with watermark inverted, pairs, strips, lavender tinted paper, re-entries, etc., many with full margins, varied condition. (294)
1802 £500
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 136 AJ top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. Photo.
1803 | £6000
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plates 152 to 175, a mainly used collection in an album, incl. plate 152 HA-HB pair with inverted watermark, TB-TI strip of eight, plate 153 GJ-HL block of six, SB with watermark inverted, plate 154 DE-EG block of six, plate 162 MI with inverted watermark, plate 163 TL with inverted watermark, plate 164 DA-DB mint pair, plate 167 FD-GE block of four, QG with inverted watermark, plate 168 HE-IF block of four, KD with inverted watermark, plate 169 TG with inverted watermark, plate 172 HJ with inverted watermark, plate 174 KB-KF strip of five, plate 175 AL, EE, OD and TL, etc., pairs, strips, re-entries, many with full margins, varied condition. (416)
1804 £650
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 175 AC top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, fine. Photo.
1805 £420
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 176 OK on thin paper, a very fine used example of this scarce plate with good even margins and light ''934'' numeral of Helmsley. Ex Donald Forbes-Smith. S.G. Spec. B2, cat. 2,900. Photo.
1806 £400
1d. red-brown plate 176 TB, a fine used example of this scarce plate with good to large margins, cancelled barred oval ''827'' of Uttoxeter. S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
1807 £500
1d. red-brown plate 177 PG, a used example of this scarce plate with close to large margins, cancelled barred oval, fine. S.G. Spec. B2, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1808 £450
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown EC plate 92, fine used on 1854 (March 25th) cover from Bristol to Wellington, tied by Bristol Spoon. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1809 £270
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 93 CH exceptionally fine used and most attractive. Ex Donald Forbes-Smith. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 625. Photo.
1810 £2200
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. plates 93 CC, EH, plate 94 AF, CF (fault at top), plate 95 CE, FD, plate 97 HB, LD, OH, plate 98 FE, RH, plate 99 CC, FD, IC, MG, SJ, plate 100 GD, HH, plate 101 KB, used, good to fine.
1811 £300
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 96 BH-BI pair, very fine used. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2. Photo.
1812 £580
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. plate 96 JG and ND unused, both with small part original gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 16b. Photo.
1813 £420
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 GI-HI vertical pair, fine used. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2. Photo.
1814 £820
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 MB with watermark inverted, very fine used. S.G. 16bwi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
1815 | £2300
1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plates 155 to R6 virtually complete mainly used collection on leaves (less 168), incl. plate 157 (3), plate 163 (2), plate 165 (pair and three singles), plate 167 NF with inverted watermark, plate 170 RK, plate 175 QJ with watermark inverted, plate 176 DD, LG, PG with inverted watermarks, plate 177 KB-LC block of four, NC-ND mint pair, plate 195 SD watermark inverted, plate 199 HI, plate 203 with CD with watermark inverted, DE with ''O*O'' Crimean cancel, plate 204 PK, plate R2 QE-RF block of four, shades, re-entries, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C1. (243)
1816 £4000
1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plate 168 BD a used example of this extremely rare plate, has pinhole and defects in lower margin with matched imperforate, stated only five known. R.P.S. Certificate (2001). S.G. C1(1), cat. 22,000. Photo.
1819 £190
1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 199 SG imprimatur, fine. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1820 | £420
1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. plates 194 to R6 complete (less 195), with plate 194 MC, plate 96 RL, plate 197 LE, plate 198 JF, plate 200 RH, plate 201 BI, MC, plate 202 (4), plate 203 BB, FA, plate 204 IC, QI, etc., mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C2. (35)
1821 £1500
1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. plate 195 BD, used with blue ''639'' cancel of Rhayader, small corner crease, otherwise fine and scarce. Ex Folkard. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. Spec. C2. Photo.
1822 | £1850
1855 die II, alphabet II, SC14 1d. plates 1 to 21 complete with a few extras, incl. plate 2 AJ-BK block of four, plate 6 TH with late use black Maltese Cross, plate 8 QC with inverted watermark, plate 13 CF, CI, plate 16 ID, LF (2), plate 18 EJ, SB, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C3. (47)
1823 | £600
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. SC16 plates 1 to 15 complete with a few extras, incl. plate 1 MI with inverted watermark, plate 3 (3), plate 5 OG-OI strip with ''O*O Crimean cancel, SH, SI, SJ with inverted ''S'', plate DE, RK, plate 11 PB with inverted watermark, etc., mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C4. (50)
1824 £190
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. SC16 AG-BH plate 9 block of four very fine used with light ''DUKE STREET'' Scots local cancellations, AG with minor corner crease. S.G. Spec. C4. Photo.
1825 £160
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. SC16 plate 13 BB-BC pair with scarce boxed ''EXETER'', fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. C4. Photo.
1826 | £1900
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. LC16 plates 1 to 15 complete (less plate 3) with some extras, incl. plate 4 SE-SH strip on small piece, plate 11 FC-FD pair, plate 15 BC, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C5. (29)
1827 £110
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. LC16 plate 5 RD-SE with inverted ''S'' on SD and SE, fine. S.G. Spec. C5, h. Photo.
1828 £140
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. LC16 plate 5 SD-SF strip of three all with inverted ''S'', a few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. C5h. Photo.
1829 | £550
1855 die II, alphabet II 1d. LC14 plates 1 to 21 complete used (less plate 3), with some extras, incl. plate 2 LE with inverted watermark, plate 4 DE-EF and ID-JE blocks of four, plate 5 SE, SH with inverted ''S'' (2, one is unused) LJ, MJ and TD major re-entries, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C6. (67)
1830 £500
1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. plate 3 PG a used example of this rare plate, heavy corner crease, otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. C6. Photo.
1831 | £620
1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. plate 16, a selection of 185557 printings on slightly blued paper, transitional shades on paper with only a trace of blueing and on toned paper, a scarce group. (22). Ex Wiggins. See note after C6 in S.G. Spec. vol. 1.
1832 £480
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 22 KA (semi-Gothic ''K'') used, few perf. imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1833 £500
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 23 MA used with neat numeral cancel, fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
1834 £240
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 24 TG used with light numeral cancellation, fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
1835 £250
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 25 RD used with London numeral cancellation, fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1836 £170
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. plate 26 GI, a good used example of this scarce plate, crease, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1837 £850
1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. plate 27 RC, a used example of this rare plate, one short perf. at upper base, otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 3,600. Photo.
1838 | £880
1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. red-brown plates 22 to 47, a mainly used collection on leaves, incl. plate 27 QA-RB block of four, plate 28 RG-SH block of four, plate 30 IG-JI block of six, plate 37 BE-CF block of four, plate 40 QA-RB, SG-TH blocks of four, shades, re-entries, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C8. (450)
1839 £350
1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. red-brown plate 22 EG-EH pair, fine used. S.G. Spec. C8, cat. 1,400. Photo.
1840 £280
1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. red-brown plate 35 AF top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, margin fault at top-right, otherwise very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
1841 £350
1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. red-brown plate 44 AD top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
1842 £380
1855 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d. red-brown plate 48 TG, a very fine neatly cancelled example of this rare plate. R.P.S. Certificate (1993). S.G. Spec. C8, cat. 1,350. Photo.
1843 | £450
1857 die II, alphabet III, LC14 transitional issues on yellowish to cream toned paper 1d. a used selection, incl. plate 33 ND, plate 35 RD, plate 40 LA on piece, plate 46 CL, plate 48 EJ, plate 49 IG, plate 52 EI, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C9. (32)
1845 £210
1857 die II, alphabet III, LC14 transitional issues on yellowish to cream toned paper 1d. plate 55 NC, fine used, scarce. S.G. Spec. C9, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1846 | £4000
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. a comprehensive mainly used plated collection in two albums, incl. plate 37 CA-CL mint strip, plate 55 part reconstruction, plate 56 KA-MD unused block, plate 56 KB-LC mint block of four, plate 56 SG-TI mint block, plate 57 EG-GH mint block, cancellations, shades, multiples, etc., varied condition. S.G. Spec. C10. (100s)
1847 £130
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 33 BI, fine used. S.G. C10, cat. 700. Photo.
1848 £200
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 33 MI, fine used. R.P.S. Certificate (1993). S.G. C10, cat. 700. Photo.
1849 £1800
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 46 KL variety imperforate, used on piece, fine. R.P.S. Cetificate (1982). Spec. C10(5)k, cat. 3,500. Photo.
1851 £100
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 52 KJ-ML mint block of nine, some perf. separations, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. C10. Photo.
1852 £580
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 53 TA, used, clipped perfs at base, otherwise fine, stated only 52 examples known. R.P.S. Certificate (1992). S.G. C10(4) unpriced. Photo.
1853 £240
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 55 SI-TL mint block, few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. C10. Photo.
1854 £130
185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 59 DH-EL mint block from right of sheet, few creases, few split perfs, slightly toned. S.G. C10. Photo.
1855 | £1650
1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. plates 27 to 60 a used complete set of listed plates with some extras, incl. plate 27 (2), plate 34 (2), plate 37 pair and two singles, plate 38 RA, plate 42 strip of three, plate 58 GG, plate 60 (3), etc., varied condition. S.G. C11. (55)
1859 £110
1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 on white paper 1d. pale rose-red plate R15 BJ-GK mint block of four, fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. C13, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1860 | £850
1841 1d. red-brown, a plated (by the vendor) collection on leaves, incl. black plates 1b. to 11, 12 to 45 complete, plate 33 QK on 1843 (July) cover tied by number ''7'' in Cross, set of numbers in Cross, also some 1841 2d., etc., varied condition. (82)
1861 | £680
1841 1d. red-brown collection on leaves, some plated, incl. shades, re-entries, papers, numbers in Cross complete set of 1 to 12, etc., varied condition. (100s)
1862 | £230
Line Engraved: A selection of 1841 1d. red-brown with numbers in Maltese cross cancellations, comprising 1 to 12 complete (3), and numbers 7 and 9 on cover, mixed condition. (38)
1863 | £400
1841 1d. red-brown used selection of 'black' plates with plates 1b FA (double ''F''), 2 AG, 5 EH, GG, NK on 1841 (May 30th) cover and TE, 8 EH, FH, NI state 2, RH with Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross (just cut into at foot) and SK, 9 AH State 3 and LE, 10 BD State 2, II and PI, and 11 GK (2), MB, MD, MH, RI and SB, varied condition, mainly fine four margin examples. (23)
1865 | £350
A selection of 1841 1d. red-browns used with numbers in Maltese Cross, comprising ''1'', ''2'' (2), ''4'', ''5'', ''7'', ''8'', ''9'' (on piece), ''11'' and ''12'' singles and ''2'' (2 on one envelope), ''3'', ''6'', ''9'' and ''10'' on cover, most with four margins, mainly fine. (15 items)
1866 £500
1841 1d. red-brown group of six covers, 1843 to 1844, all from Dublin to Banbridge with a range of plates from 19 to 45, each cancelled by distinctive Dublin Maltese Crosses, one bearing a single and a strip of three, another with rare two strips of three, the singles with four margins, a few just touched, the strips cut into in places, mainly superb strikes of the Maltese Cross, a fine and scarce group. S.G. Spec. B1tf. Photo.
1867 | £400
1841 1d. red-brown group of fifteen covers, 1843 to 1844, all from Dublin to Banbridge, each cancelled by distinctive Dublin Maltese Crosses, mixed condition, mainly with three margins, mostly fine to superb strikes of the Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. B1tf.
1868 | £400
1841 1d. red-brown accumulation of covers, mostly Irish usage, incl. some with Maltese Crosses, very mixed condition. (approx. 138)
1869 | £300
1841 1d. red-brown accumulation of covers, majority Irish usage and mostly addressed to Dublin, all with numeral cancellations, mixed condition. (approx. 83)
1870 | £500
1841 1d. red-brown, an accumulation of covers, incl. range of shades, cancellations, etc., varied condition. (200 items)
1873 | £190
1841 1d. red-brown group of four covers, 1844 to 1852, showing various Irish marks incl. straight line ''OUGHTERARD'' in blue, ''Scarva/Loughbrickland'' script handstamp in blue, ''Arthur Street RH/Belfast'' script handstamp in blue, etc., also 1d. on piece tied by Loughbrickland numeral in blue-green, varied condition. (5 items)
1874 | £320
1841 1d. red-brown selection of covers with Irish usage, 1841 to 1843, with a range of plates from 12 to 36, one with two adhesives, another with a pair, cancelled black Maltese Crosses, mixed condition. (17)
1875 | £270
1841 1d. red-brown group of six covers, all Irish usage, 1843 to 1844, each bearing four margin adhesives cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, fine group.
1876 | £100
1841 1d. red-brown group of covers with four addressed to Dublin, incl. a pair, one plate 21 GA with straight line ''LEITH/WALK'' on reverse, mixed margins, and five covers all to the same addressee in Oswestry, each bearing four margin adhesives cancelled by a range of Welsh numerals. (9)
1877 £80
1841 1d. red-brown AD, just touched at foot otherwise good to large margins, tied to 1842 (April 30th) entire letter to Dublin by a fine strike of the distinctive Belfast type 1 Maltese Cross, with ''CHICHESTER STREET/R.H'' alongside, filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. B1ta, cat. 650. photo.
1878 £200
1841 1d. red-brown AF, just clear at right to large margins, tied to 1849 (Aug. 21st) entire letter to Oswestry by a neat ''665'' numeral of Ruthin in blue, reverse with Ruthin datestamp in the same colour, filing fold well clear of adhesive, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. B1xb, cat. 750. Photo.
1879 £180
1841 1d. red-brown BF small to large margins all round, used on 1844 (March 15th) entire from Swansea to Bristol, tied by the distinctive Maltese Cross of Swansea. Ex Frank Tyler. Illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson. Photo.
1881 | £55
1841 1d. red-brown FH, FJ, PA, SK, unused with part original gum, all touched or cut into.
1882 £200
1841 1d. red-brown FK with small to large margins, used on 1843 (Aug. 4th) entire to Edinburgh, tied by the distinctive black Maltese Cross of Fushiebridge, scarce. Illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson. Photo.
1885 £50
1841 1d. red-brown HB used with neat blue Maltese Cross, heavily toned, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B1sc, cat. 650. Photo.
1886 £200
1841 1d. red-brown ML with small to large margins, tied to 1841 (Dec. 3rd) entire from Maybole to Ayr, tied by the distinctive black Maltese Cross of Maybole. Illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson. Photo.
1887 £180
1841 1d. red-brown OL with small to large margins all round, used on 1842 (May 24th) cover from Oxford to Henley in Arden, cancelled by distinctive Oxford Maltese Cross. Ex Phillip Robinson. (illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson). Photo.
1888 £180
1841 1d. red-brown TH with good margins three sides, just touched at base, used on 1842 (April 12th) cover from Glasgow to Edinburgh, tied by ''solid centre'' black Maltese Cross. See Rockoff and Jackson. Photo.
1890 £50
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 RC in a mahogany shade, close at top otherwise good margins, tied to 1841 (Oct. 14th) entire letter to Birmingham by a fine strike of the distinctive London type II Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS18. Photo.
1891 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 OA with small to large margins all round, used on 1841 (May) cover to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross and boxed ''MOTTRAM/P. P.''. S.G. Spec. AS47wa. Photo.
1892 £90
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 (state 2) TB fine used with good to large even margins, cancelled by 'mixed inks' (blue/black) Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2009). S.G. Spec. AS54. Photo.
1896 £650
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 SG, close to good margins, variety watermark inverted, neat black Maltese Cross leaving the Queen's profile clear, corner crease, otherwise fine, this is the only recorded example. B.P.A. Certificate (2015). S.G. Spec. BS2 var. Photo.
1899 £400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 20 JA-JC strip of three, very fine used with close to large margins, neatly cancelled with blue Maltese Cross of Montrose, the centre stamp displaying variety double ''B'', attractive. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. BS9b, sc, cat. 1,950+. Photo.
1900 £85
1841 1d. red-brown plate 20 SK (lower right corner recut), fine and fresh mint with part original gum, small to large margins. S.G. Spec. BS9g. Photo.
1901 £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 AG imprimatur with sheet margin at top, small thins, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS16. Photo.
1902 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 37 JG, small to good margins, used on 1843 (Oct. 25th) cover to Langport, tied by fine number ''11'' in Cross with ''Kennington +'' in blue. S.G. Spec. BS26uk, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1903 £100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 43 BF, used with part Pontypool undated circular town cancellation in black, with good to enormous margins showing trace of adjoining stamp at right, corner bend at lower left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS26F,va, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1904 £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 45 MH (constant variety), fresh mint with large part original gum, ample to large margins, light corner bend otherwise fine with deep colour. S.G. Spec. BS26H,e. Photo.
1905 £600
1841 2d. blue plate 3 LA-MA vertical pair, close at right otherwise good even margins, mint with part original gum, LA with tear at lower left, MA with a little toning otherwise fine. S.G. 14, Spec. ES11, cat. 15,000. Photo.
1907 £120
2d. blue plate 3 SC fine used with small to good margins, cancelled by Belfast Maltese Cross in black. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. ES11uj. Photo.
1909 £160
2d. blue plate 4 HF-HI strip of four, fine used with large to enormous margins displaying portions of the adjoining stamps at top, base and at right, with London Inland cancellations. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
1910 £80
1841 2d. blue plate 5 NK with small to large margins with large portion of adjoining stamp at right, lightly cancelled by bluish-black numeral cancel. Photo.
1911 £140
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 153 LH fine used with large to enormous margins showing parts of five adjoining stamps, ''75'' numeral of Birmingham, superb. Photo.
1912 £100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 157 EB, fine unused with small part redistributed original gum, with good to very large margins. S.G. B2(1). Photo.
1916 £300
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 RI, fine well centred unused example. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat 3,500. Photo.
1918 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1855 (Aug. 13th) envelope to Co. Mayo bearing perf. 16 1d. Star LD cancelled by a fine strike of the Dublin ''186'' numeral in green, reverse with despatch datestamp in the same colour, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. 1,500. Photo.
1919 £140
1855 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. red-brown plate 5 GD, plate 6 GC, fine unused examples displaying minute ''G'', GD with R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. C6i. Photo.
1921 £90
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper, 1d. deep claret on deep blue paper plate 27 AD-BD vertical pair showing re-entry, used with ''179'' numeral cancellations of Drogheda, BD with lower left corner crease, scarce, S.G. Spec. C8(6), cat. 850+, also with 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plate 162 MG used on 1854 cover, and 1855 die II, alphabet II, SC14 1d. plate 2 ME-MF pair used on 1855 cover, MF lifted to show watermark. (3 items). Photo.
1924 | £100
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 60 BI showing the fresh entry, twenty four used examples, two on piece, one in pair with BH, and plate 58 seven used examples, mainly fine, ex Wiggins, also 1857 (July) LC14 2d. plate 6 SH-SI pair used, and 1858 (Feb.) LC16 2d. plate 6 CC used with some toned perfs.
1928 £270
1858 LC16 2d. deep blue plate 6 GB, fine used with part ''Opera Glass'' Pearson Hill cancel. Photo.
1929 £150
Later Line Engraved: 1858 LC16 2d. blue plate 6 LD used with an almost complete ''B1'' arrival/transit cancellation of Calcutta in black, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2015) states ''colour affected by washing''. S.G. 36a. Photo.
1930 £95
1858 LC16 2d. blue plate 6 OI-PI, fine used vertical pair, lightly cancelled. S.G. 36a, Spec. F8. Photo.
1932 | £230
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77) complete used, few extras, mainly fair to fine. (150).
1933 £200
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 108 AB imprimatur, fine top marginal example showing inscription, with ample margins, usual fold in margin. Photo.
1934 | £650
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 163 AA-JF mint quarter sheet of sixty showing plate and current numbers and with full sheet margins showing inscriptions, the block with much perf. reinforcement, usual crackly gum with gum creases, a few stamps unmounted, good colour. S.G. 43, cat. 3,900+.
1935 | £750
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 163 KA-TF mint quarter sheet of sixty, originally from the same sheet as the previous lot, showing plate number, with full sheet margins showing inscriptions but missing the piece below TD, the block with some rejoined perfs. and perf. separation, usual crackly gum with gum bends and creases, many stamps unmounted, good colour. S.G. 43, cat. 3,900+.
1936 | £800
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 203 MD-TL lower right corner block of seventy-two, with full sheet margins showing plate and current numbers and inscriptions, a few reinforced perfs. and some separation, usual crackly gum with gum bends and creases, stamps centred high but the majority unmounted, fine colour. S.G. 43, cat. 3,240+.
1939 £170
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 185876 2d. blue plate 13 CA-DC block of six, superb used, cancelled by Cobham ''C'' c.d.s'. S.G. 47.
1942 | £300
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. a used selection, incl complete set, part set with imperforate side margins, three singles (3) showing halfpenny watermark, etc., varied condition. (42)
1944 £300
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 9 HM used from Stevenston to Irvine on 1872 (Mar. 23rd) Stevenston Parochial Board printed entire letter, cancelled by Irvine duplex with Stevenston c.d.s. on reverse, filing fold well clear of adhesive, scarce. Photo.
1946 | £380
1847-54 Embossed: A used selection, all cut square, with 1s. (2), 10d. (4), and 6d. (4, shades), mixed condition, mostly with three margins. (10)
1948 £820
1847-54 embossed 10d. brown die 3, a lower left corner example mint with part original gum, cut into at top, some light toning on reverse, a little soiled. S.G. 57, cat. 11,500. Photo.
1950 | £520
Surface Printed: A later Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1880-81 to 5d. used, 1881 1d. control singles mint, 1883 lilac and green set used, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used, 1884 1 used (perfin and faults), 1887-92 sets to both 1s. mint and used with a range of shades and multiples, also few covers, Diamond Jubillee unofficial labels, range of Telegraphs to 1, officials, private delivery companies (mostly reprints), etc., mixed condition. (couple 100's)
1951 | £900
Collections and Mixed Lots: An unused surface printed selection, incl. 1855-57 watermark large Garter 4d. unused, 6d. lilac unused, 1862-64 4d. plate 3 RF unused, 1865-67 4d. plate 13 OC unused, 1s. green plate 4 HE unused, 1867-89 2s. blue CB and EL unused, 1872-73 6d. grey plate 12 FD unused, etc., mixed condition. (34)
1953 £190
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. pale carmine watermark medium garter on white paper, with watermark inverted, used, a few short perfs. Clear R.P.S. certificate (2010).S.G. 64Wi, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1955 £420
Surface Printed: 185557 watermark emblems 6d. lilac, fine and fresh mint wing margin example with near complete original gum, trivial bend. S.G. 70, Spec. J70(3), cat. 1,350. Photo.
1959 | £300
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. plate 5 used partial reconstruction, missing 37 letterings, majority with neat c.d.s's, some telegraphic cancellations, mixed condition, some toned around edges, many fine. S.G. 117. (203)
1960 £240
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 BB, used with ''JY 16/72'' c.d.s. on small part of original telegraph form, a couple of light tone spots otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 850. Photo.
1961 £200
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 FL, used on small piece of telegraph form with genuine 3d. rose plate 8 MD overlapping, cancelled with ''JY 16/72'' circular datestamps, 1s. with bent top right corner perf. and slightly toned otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 850. Photo.
1964 £420
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown JH used, with neat ''EC/62'' barred oval, light crease at top and a little light toning. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
1966 £550
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac BC, used with large boxed cancel and c.d.s., slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1967 £1600
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange CA used with crisp ''BIRMINGHAM T.O./DE26/88'' c.d.s., pinhole at foot, pressed horizontal crease and corner crease not detracting from fine appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2015) states ''much of the original blueing lost''. S.G. 133, cat. 15,000. Photo.
1970 £3200
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AA mint, gum crease and a few small orange offsets on reverse, tiny surface imperfection at lower right otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 14,500. Photo.
1971 £580
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BL overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, unused, crease, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 137s, Spec. J128t, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1972 £1050
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange CE, used with neat central ''GLASGOW/AP 14/94'' c.d.s., light vertical bend and some peripheral toning otherwise fine with good colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1973 £850
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange CK, used with neat, slightly oily ''GLASGOW/DE 1/94'' c.d.s., creased at top, few short perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1974 £880
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DE fine used with neat double circle ''MANCHESTER/ACCOUNTS/7/SEPR/1897'' c.d.s., cleaned crayon mark at top right, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1975 £3200
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DL mint with slightly sweated gum, gum crease and slight surface rubbing, light stain at lower right, fine appearance. S.G. 137, cat. 14,500. Photo.
1976 £620
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DN, used with boxed cancel and Birminghsm c.d.s. dated December 1 1886, re-perfed at top and right, some ink writing at left. S.G. 137. Photo.
1977 £75
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 15 AE-AF imperforate pair from pane corner overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine without gum. S.G. Spec. J64s, cat. 1,050. Photo.
1978 £80
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark large garter 4d. plate 15 CL imperforate colour trial on gummed watermarked paper in pale red-brown, and GE in turquoise-blue, the first with small gum bend and the second with tiny surface mark otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. J64. Photo.
1980 | £450
Surface Printed: 1879 Tender Essays: A selection on leaves incl. adaptation of the 1d. Inland Revenue design in a range of colours imperf. and perf., Perkins Bacon 1d. imperf. essays in a range of colours with singles and multiples, Somerset House 1914 reprint of Perkins Bacon 1d. essay in deep blue in a block of six, McCorquodale dummy stamp in rose in a block of eight, Perkins Bacon 1880 Tender for 1/2d., 11/2d. and 2d. values in a perforated block of 24 in blue, etc., varied condition. (28 items)
1981 | £110
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue' 11/2d. Venetian red, fresh unmounted mint upper marginal example (mounted in selvedge), also 1900 1/2d. blue-green with watermark inverted in an unmounted mint lower marginal block of four, both with imperfections but of fine appearance. S.G. 167, 213wi, cat. 550.
1982 | £380
1881 1d. lilac, specialised collection in one album, incl. 1d. die I overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), mint (2), used (7), seven examples affixed to P.O. Savings Bank deposit slip uncancelled, die II plate proof on buff, pair in green, printed on gummed side mint, Officials with I.R. blue-black single. B.P.A. certificate (1983) for block of four, and an interesting range of covers.
1983 | £100
Surface Printed: 1881 die I 14 dots 1d. lilac overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', two singles (one marginal) and a lower margin block of four, a few gum wrinkles otherwise fine, also die II used (4) and two used together on cover.
1984 £80
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. lilac variety watermark inverted in an unmounted mint block of four with selvedge at left, a few small spots of toning and light gum bends or wrinkles, not detracting from fine appearance. S.G. 172Wi. Photo.
1986 | £680
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. IF and ND (creased), 5s. LH, 10s. MA and NA mint, mixed condition, one 10s. with black surface mark, the other faded.
1987 £190
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac EA used with London hooded cancellations, fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1989 £220
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac PD used with indistinct oval cancellation, fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1990 £260
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RB used with London hooded cancellations, a little creasing at top. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1991 £230
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RC used with indistinct oval cancellations, few trimmed perfs. at top left, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1992 £200
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac SC used with London duplex cancellation, some mild toning, otherwise find. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1993 £450
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac CC, used with oval registered datestamps, faded and slightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1994 £300
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac ED used with ''MAIDENHEAD/OCT 15/89'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, trace of blue crayon at top, some toning otherwise fine. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1995 | £600
Surface Printed: 1883-4 'lilac and green' selection with mint incl. 2d. pair, 3d. pair and block of four, 4d., 6d. (3), 9d., 1s. (2), range of used to 4d. (2), 5d. (3), 6d. (3), 9d., 1s. (2), etc., mixed condition, some toned. (46)
1998 £110
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 11/2d. purple CK imprimatur, with large part original gum, small thin, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K18, cat. 575. Photo.
1999 £130
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 2d. purple IF imprimatur, with large part original gum, small thin, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K19, cat. 600. Photo.
2000 £130
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 21/2d. purple IR imprimatur, with large part original gum, slight crease,, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K20, cat. 600. Photo.
2001 | £60
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 21/2d. lilac EK-FL used block, three used on separate covers, 6d. dull green unused, fair to fine.
2002 £190
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 5d. dull green BG imprimatur, with large part original gum, small corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K23, cat. 700. Photo.
2003 £220
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 6d. dull green GS imprimatur, with large part original gum, fine. S.G. Spec. K224, cat. 750. Photo.
2004 £380
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 1s. dull green BJ imprimatur, with large part original gum, fine. S.G. Spec. K26, cat. 2,000. Photo.
2006 £190
Surface Printed: 188384 'lilac and green' 1/- dull green LJ-ML block of six with neat ''PORT WILLIAM'' c.d.s's, vertical crease at left, otherwise fine, very good colour. S.G. 196, cat. 1,950 as singles. Photo.
2007 | £1100
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' accumulation with mint incl. range of 1/2d. controls incl. multiples, 21/2d. block of four, 3d. (5), 4d. (10, incl. a pair and block of four), 5d. die I (2), die II block of four, 6d. (5, incl. a block of four, 9d. (2), 10d. (6), 1s. green (4), 1s. green and carmine (3), used selection incl. 5d. die I (2), 1s. green block of four, 1 green OA and RB, etc., varied condition, some creases, a few of the mint unmounted. (128)
2008 | £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' set to both 1s. with a few additional values incl. pairs and marginal examples, unmounted mint, the occasional bend, mainly fine. S.G. 197-211, 213-214.
2009 | £2900
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 'Jubilee' mint accumulation of mainly marginal multiples, with 1/2d. vermilion quarter sheet (folded), 1/2d. blue-green block of 36, 11/2d. strip of five (2 damaged), blocks of five and eight, 2d. strips of three and six, 21/2d. block of five and strip of five, 3d. strips of three and five, block of six, 4d. strips of three and five, 41/2d. strip of five, blocks of six and ten, and complete pane of twenty (some split perfs.), 5d. die II strips of three and five, 6d. strips of three (2) and block of four, 9d. pairs (2) and strip of three, 10d. pair, strips of three and four, 1s. green block of five (4 unmounted, one with faults), and 1s. green and carmine block of six, most pieces mounted in the margins with some margin damage, occasional tone spot and a few with creases, vast majority of stamps fine unmounted. (31 items)
2010 | £75
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1s., fresh mint, both 1s. values marginal, a few imperfections but mainly fine. (13).
2011 £90
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 11/2d. dull purple and pale green variety watermark inverted good used, light lower right corner crease. S.G. 198Wi, cat. 500. Photo.
2012 £400
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. green and bright carmine in a complete mint pane of twenty (5 x 4) from the lower right corner of the sheet, pencil note in margin, mounted in the margins only with the stamps fine and fresh unmounted, a very rare complete pane of this scarce shade, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2007), retail price 1,300 as singles. Hendon certificate (2015). S.G. Spec. K34 var. Photo.
2013 | £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. green and carmine in two complete unmounted mint panes of 20 (5 x 4, one mounted in margins and a few stamps with light adhesions on reverse), both from the top right corner of the sheet, each with a small portion of margin missing at foot and folded through some perfs., occasional wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 206.
2014 | £150
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. green and carmine in a pane of twenty, all except one are unmounted and mainly fine. S.G. 206.
2016 £500
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green FA mint, vertical crease at left and some uneven toning on reverse, fine colour. S.G. 212, cat. 4,000. Photo.
2018 £550
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green HA very lightly mounted mint, few marks on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 4,000. Photo.
2020 | £450
Officials: A duplicated mint and used collection on leaves, Q.V. and K.E.VII issues with I.R., O.W., Army, Govt. Parcels, Board of Education, R.H. and Admiralty, values to 1s. mint and used, etc., very mixed condition with some affected by toning, not all overprints guaranteed. (460 approx.)
2022 | £110
Officials: A small group comprising Inland Revenue 1882-1901 6d. purple on rose-red used, Government Parcels 1883-86 11/2d., 6d. and plate 13 1s. unused (part original gum) and 1887-90 9d. used (2), not all guaranteed, mixed condition. (6)
2024 £350
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1892 1 green GB used with oval ''ACCOUNT BRANCH/P.O. GLASGOW/23 OC 94'' datestamp, some toning and creasing, added corner perf., scarce. S.G. O16, cat. 2,500. Photo.
2025 | £170
Officials: Army: 1902-03 selection of large mint multiples with 1/2d. blue-green block of 18 (6 x 3), 1d. scarlet lower left corner block of 18 (6 x 3), lower right corner block of 18 (6 x 3) with ''B'' control, and block of 96 (12 x 8, folded) with side sheet margins, many affected by toning on reverse but some stamps fine, scarce multiples. S.G. O48, O49.
2029 £320
Officials: Government Parcels: 1893 (Oct. 4th) large part OHMS envelope addressed to France, franked by 1887-90 1s. dull green and 1891-1900 2d. grey-green and carmine pair, tied by ''S.W.D.O.'' parcel post cancellation, also has boxed ''PARCEL POST'' datestamp and red ''52'' Customs label. The use of Government Parcels used for overseas mail was against regulations. Photo.
2030 | £720
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves with a range of De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, mint to 9d. (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (3), 2s.6d., 5s., 1d. booklet pane wmk. inverted unmounted, various used to 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s., 1, plus a small selection of officials, etc., varied condition. (131)
2031 | £900
King Edward VII: A mint accumulation of singles and multiples with a range of printings incl. 11/2d. block of six, 2d. block of six, perf. 15 x 14 3d. and 4d. blocks of four, 6d. (14) incl. block of six, 9d. (4), 10d. (5), 1s. (8) incl. block of four, 5s., a few officials, etc., varied condition, some a little toned on reverse and a few creases, many unmounted. (161)
2032 | £720
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, mint with a range of shades to 6d. (14), 9d. (2), 10d., 1s., Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, range of used to 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (3), 10s. (2), 1 (2, creases), etc., mixed condition. (122)
2033 | £500
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves with a range of printings, mint values to 6d. (5), 9d. (2), 10d., 1s. (2), 2s.6d. and 5s., 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached, various used to 2s.6d., 5s. (2), 10s. (crease), 1 dull blue-green and 1 deep green (surface fault), etc., varied condition. (84)
2034 | £350
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection on leaves, with values to 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (3), 10s. and 1 green used, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. brown-orange mint, 7d. used block of twenty-five, selection of control singles and blocks with Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. corner block of twelve with margin at left perforated and lower margin completely imperf., etc., also official envelopes (2), one bearing 1902-03 Army 1d. and the other 1902-04 Inland Revenue 1d., range of printings and shades, mixed condition. (couple 100s)
2035 £500
King Edward VII: A selection of lower right corner plating items comprising 11/2d. single, 2d. pairs (4), 5d. pairs (2) and strips of three (2), 6d. pairs (3) and strip of three, 9d. pair, block of four, and 1s. single, pair, mostly fine. (17 items).
2036 | £320
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves with mint to 9d., 10d., 1s. (2), range of used to 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (3), 10s. (2) and 1, etc., mixed condition. (119)
2037 | £250
King Edward VII: 1902-13, a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. mint values to 1s., used to 10s. (2) and 1, shades, etc., varied condition. (75)
2038 | £1450
King Edward VII: A selection of large multiples comprising De La Rue 1/2d. blue-green quarter sheet of 60, 1/2d. yellow-green irregular lower sheet block of 108, Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. top half sheet of 120, 1d. irregular lower sheet block of 92, De La Rue 21/2d. top left corner block of 40 (4 x 10), De La Rue 4d. orange lower left corner block of 50 (5 x 10), and Somerset House 6d. top right corner block of 16 (gum disturbed), and a block of 24 (some creasing), the lower two rows of the sheet, occasional tone spot and gum bends and wrinkles, mainly fine unmounted mint. (8 items)
2039 | £1150
King Edward VII: A duplicated mint collection on leaves, mainly De La Rue printings with a wide range of shades, incl. 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached wmk. upright and wmk. inverted (pencil note on reverse), 11/2d. (8), 2d. (10), 3d. (11), 4d. green and brown (5), 4d. orange (4), 5d. (5), 6d. (4), 9d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (5), 5s., 10s. (slightly faded), 1 (crease), also Govt. Parcels 1d. to 1s. (not guaranteed), etc., varied condition with a few slightly toned, mainly fine. (100)
2040 | £600
King Edward VII: A mint collection incl. De La Rue 1/2d. to 5d., 6d. (2), 7d., 9d., 10d. (2), 1s (3) incl. corner marginal example, 2s.6d. (2), 10s. with good colour, 1, Harrison perf. 14 and 15 x14 1/2d. to 4d., Somerset House 1/2d. to 2s.6d. dark purple, a few heavily hinged and the 1 creased but mainly good to fine. (56)
2041 £1050
King Edward VII: A selection of misperforated items comprising 1/2d. blue-green lower marginal block of four, two stamps with unprinted areas due to a paper fold, 1/2d. yellow-green vertical strip of six perforated diagonally, 1d. single with misplaced horizontal and vertical perfs., and 11/2d. corner block of eight, two stamps with imperf. sections due to a paper fold, 11/2d. block with black adhesions on reverse otherwise mainly fine. (4 items). Photo.
2044 £100
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine-pink on chalky mint, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine, very scarce, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 325. Hendon certificate (2015). S.G. Spec. M46 var. Photo.
2047 £250
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, mint, few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat 2,000. Photo.
2048 £120
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, a very fine used example with neat ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s. (slightly oily on reverse). S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
2049 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with registered oval datestamps, fine. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
2050 £100
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. deep bright green shade, fine mint. Hendon certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. M3 (7), cat. 300. Photo.
2051 £3200
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink in a mint ''A 11'' (w) control block of six, perf. type H2A, mounted on top left stamp and in margins, the others unmounted, black adhesion on reverse in corner of margin and a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, a rare multiple. S.G. 275, Spec. M6(8), cat. 7,000+. Photo.
2052 | £190
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House a used selection, incl. 10d. dull purple and scarlet with R.P.S. Certificate (1979), 1s. block of four, 1 deep green, etc., good to fine. (29)
2053 £1850
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull reddish purple in an unmounted mint top left corner block of six (3 x 2, mounted in margin, left margin cut back), some split perfs. in top margin and occasional light gum bend otherwise fine and very fresh, a scarce multiple. S.G. 316, Spec. M50(2), cat. 3,750+. Photo.
2054 £5000
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine in an unmounted mint top right corner block of twelve (4 x 3, mounted in top margin), corner stamp with light diagonal creases and a few other small gum wrinkles otherwise fine and very fresh, a very rare large multiple. S.G. 318, cat. 10,500+. Photo.
2055 £450
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine and 10s. blue, fine and fresh mint pane corner examples with large part original gum, minor gum bends or wrinkles do not detract from appearance, excellent colour. S.G. 318-319, cat. 1,525. Photo.
2056 £1500
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue in a mint block of four, hinged at centre of block and at top, lower left stamp with gum crease otherwise fine and very fresh, a scarce multiple. S.G. 319, cat. 4,400+. Photo.
2057 £550
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green mint with part sheet margin at right, light surface marks at left and foot otherwise fine. S.G. 320, cat. 2,000. Photo.
2058 £420
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green, fine and fresh mint with sheet margin at right and large part original gum (with hinge remainders), excellent colour. S.G. 320, cat. 2,000. Photo.
2060 £110
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green used with oval cancellation, trace of blue crayon on reverse, fine. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
2063 £40
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 2s.01/2d. booklet, all panes with inverted watermark, trimmed perfs., slight creasing in corner of front cover otherwise fine. S.G. BA1, cat. 500. Photo.
2064 £40
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 2s.01/2d. booklet, all panes with inverted watermark, trimmed perfs., slight imperfections around staples on back cover otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BA1, cat. 500. Photo.
2069 £400
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1911 (June) Harrison 2s.0d. booklet (no. 7), 1d. panes wmk. inverted, 1/2d. panes wmk. upright, first pane with small toned area on reverse, slight back cover creasing otherwise fine and fresh, mixed perfs. S.G. Spec. BA6, cat. 2,800. Photo.
2070 | £11000
King George V: A duplicated mint accumulation on leaves and in packets, mainly a large quantity of controls (a few curled up, some toned on reverse but most mounted in margin only), mostly in blocks of six with Downey Heads, 1912-24 wmk. Royal Cypher with blocks of six in a range of shades to 3d. (18), 4d. (19), 5d. (14), 6d. (11), 7d. (7), 8d. (4), 9d. agate (7), 10d. (7), 1s. (2), also with singles and strips, 4d. top left corner block of ten watermark inverted (some lightly toned on reverse), 1924-26 wmk. Block Cypher mainly low values, 1934-36 photogravure cylinder blocks of six or larger incl. 11/2d. intermediate format block of 20 with position D control ''V34'' cylinder ''113'' no dot perf. type 2 (I/E), 9d. control ''X35'' cylinder ''15'' dot perf. type 6B (E/P), commemoratives with 1929 P.U.C. and 1935 Jubilee controls and other multiples, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. in two lower right corner ''K 29'' control blocks of six (3 x 2), each showing [R19/11] variety ''CO'' joined, light red offsets on reverse and one with some toning, etc., varied condition, many fine. (100s items)
2071 | £1650
King George V: A mint and used collection in an album, mint incl. 1911-12 die 1A 1/2d. and 1d. in quarter sheet blocks of sixty, die 1A 1d. deep carmine-red ''A 11'' control strip of three, die 1B wmk. Crown 1/2d. and 1d. booklet panes, the 1d. wmk. inverted perf. type P, 1912-24 to 1s., 11/2d. with ''PENCF'' variety in a positional strip of five, a few shades incl. 1/2d. bright yellow-green (photocopy of R.P.S. certificate, 1978, for a block of six), 5d. bistre-brown with ''L 18'' control (R.P.S. certificate, 1977), range of controls mostly 6d. and 7d., 1924-26 to 1s. (2 sets), some additional multiples incl. 5d. block of six, 9d. and 1s. control strips of three, 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. controls complete in singles or multiples, 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways and wmk. inverted, 1934-36 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, Seahorses incl. Waterlow 2s.6d., Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), duplicated used incl. Bradbury 10s. (5), re-engraved 10s. (12 incl. a block of four), etc., varied condition, much of the mint unmounted. (few 100s)
2072 | £1100
King George V: A mainly mint accumulation on leaves and Hagner pages, mostly controls with singles, strips and blocks incl. a few Downey Heads, 1912-24 values to 1s. (4), 1924-26 good range to 1s. incl. 5d. ''H 27'', 6d. ''B 37'' (imperf.), 9d. ''X 35'' (perf.), 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. ''K 29'' blocks of six and ''L 29'' blocks of four complete, 1934-36 duplicated cylinder singles, 9d. and 1s. (2) cylinder blocks of six, other items incl. 1911-12 die 1B wmk. Crown 1/2d. block of 24, 1912 die 2 wmk. Royal Cypher 1/2d. blocks of 30 (2), 1912-24 6d. inverted wmk. in a block of four, 1924-26 1/2d. booklet pane of six wmk. inverted, 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. (20), also a few K.E.VII 1/2d. and 1d. controls, duplication, etc., mixed condition, many fine. (few 100s)
2073 | £650
King George V: A collection on leaves with mint incl. a range of Downey Heads with shades, 1912-24 to 1s. with some shades, 11/2d. ''PENCF'' error, 6d. perf. 14, 1913 wmk. multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (2 shades, one toned), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. and 10s., 1924-26 to 1s., 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 to 1s. plus 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, some used incl. Seahorses to De La Rue and Bradbury 10s., 1934 re-engraved set, etc., varied condition but many fine, some of the mint unmounted. (149)
2074 | £600
King George V: A collection of controls in a stockbook with Downey Heads mostly in strips of three or four unmounted mint, 1912-24 1/2d. to 4d. (120 controls approx.), 7d. unmounted mint block of 36, also Downey Head 1912 1/2d. and 1d. booklet panes of six mint, etc.
2075 | £680
A mainly mint K.G.V. collection on leaves incl. range on Downey heads, 1912-24 to 1s.(2), incl. 9d. green (2) one being a ''U 23'' control single, 1913 multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s. unmounted upper right corner marginal (faults), 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d., and 2s.6d. to 10s. used, 1924-26 block cypher to 1s., 1934 re-engraved set, postage dues 1914-26 to 1s. (2), 1924-31 to 2s.6d.,Wembey, P.U.C., also K.G.VI 1939-48 2s.6d. brown, 10s. dark blue, etc., mainly good to fine. (96)
2076 | £400
King George V: A mint and used collection on leaves, mint incl. 1912-24 shades to 3d., 11/2d. with ''PENCF'' variety (two short perfs.), 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. (1d. trimmed perfs. at left), 1924-26 to 1s., 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways in pairs, 1 with margin at right (unmounted but with heavy vertical crease), 1934-36 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways in pairs, etc., varied condition. (140)
2077 | £1250
King George V: A duplicated accumulation on stockpages, mainly mint with 1912-24 range of shades in singles and multiples to 9d. olive-green, 10d. (2), 1s., inverted wmks., ''SPECIMEN'' and ''CANCELLED'' overprints, 1d. in a deep rose-red shade on heavily calendered paper (Brandon certificate, 1999, for a pair), 1913 wmk. multiple cypher 1/2d. (4 incl. a pair), 1d., etc., varied condition. (260 approx.)
2078 | £110
King George V: A mint and used collection on leaves, mint incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s., selection of controls, used incl. Seahorses to 10s., postage dues mint and used, also a selection of K.E.VIII and K.G.VI, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
2079 | £120
King George V: A selection of marginal mint lower rows, incl. Downey Head 1/2d., 1912 1d. ''B12'' control, 1912-24 1/2d. ''C13'', ''J17'', ''R21'' and ''U23'' controls, some perf. separation, otherwise fine.
2080 | £580
King George V: A mint collection on leaves incl. Downey Head shades, 1912-24 sets (2) with shades, 6d. perf. 14, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. to 10s., 1924-26 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 to 1s. and 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s., postage dues with 1914-22 and 1924-31 sets, also 1936-37 2s.6d., etc., varied condition but mainly fine with some unmounted. (149)
2081 | £120
King George V: A mint selection of varieties with 1912-24 1d. with ''Q'' for ''O'' variety (S.G. 357a), in a pair with normal (variety unmounted), 11/2d. chestnut with ''PENCF'' error in a pair with normal, and 1929 P.U.C. 1d. in ''K 29'' control blocks of six and eight (2), each showing [Pl. 2, R. 19/11] variety ''CO'' joined, two variety stamps unmounted, one with light overall gum toning, the other lightly mounted with a few split perfs. S.G. 357a, 364a, Spec. NCom6e. (5 items)
2082 £180
King George V: A 1912-26 mint group of 1/2d. and 1d. multiples showing paper folds and offsets, slightly mixed condition. (6 items). Photo.
2084 £170
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: Essays: A pair of enlarged photographic prints of the Downey head die on a cleared and uncleared background (140 x 190mm and 148 x 197mm), of unknown provenance, slight toning on reverse. Photo.
2086 | £290
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. deep green in an unmounted mint lower left corner quarter sheet of sixty, wirh ''B 12'' (c) control, perf. type 2, usual gum wrinkles and some creasing to lower margin, fine and fresh. S.G. 338, Spec. N4(3), cat. 1,680+.
2089 | £450
King George V: 1912-24 collection of mint control pairs and strips on leaves, with values to 6d., some unmounted, slightly mixed condition. (68).
2092 £60
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. and 11/2d. ''M19'' control blocks of six variety watermark inverted, and 1/2d. ''S22'' control block of six variety watermark inverted and reversed, mint, mostly fine.
2093 | £4000
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher collection of controls on leaves and Hagner pages, all in pairs, strips or blocks, with 1/2d. (5), 1d. (14), 11/2d. (9), 2d. die I (9 incl. no control), die II, 21/2d. (9), 3d. (7), 4d. incl. [R. 19/2] break above ''O'' of ''FOUR'', 5d. (4), 6d. (2), 8d., 9d. agate (2), 10d. (2) and 1s. (5), wide range of shades, varied condition, a few with split perfs. and occasional tone spot but mainly fine, many hinged in the margins with the stamps unmounted. (71 items)
2094 | £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a selection of ''H 16'' control strips of three showing use of toned paper, with 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 4d. and 10d., plus 1/2d. ''H 16'' strip on old stock of white paper, and 1/2d. ''I 16'' strip on new stock of white paper. (7 items)
2096 £260
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep myrtle-green, unmounted mint, fine. R.P.S certificate (2013) states ''slight toning to perfs top right side''. S.G. Spec. N14(16), cat. 950. Photo.
2100 £520
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. in a mint lower right corner block of four with ''N 19'' (imperf.) control, the corner stamp largely unprinted and two others with small parts unprinted due to a paper fold, the ''19'' and the missing parts of the stamp images on the reverse, a couple of tone spots on reverse otherwise fine, a spectacular variety. Photo.
2101 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. variety printed on the back, fine mint with near complete gum and just a slight trace of a hinge. R.P.S. certificate (1969). S.G. Spec. N16f, cat. 450. Photo.
2102 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. orange-vermilion in a bright shade, in a mint lower right corner ''P 20'' (imperf.) control block of six, pencil note on reverse of lower margin, diagonal bend affecting three otherwise fine and fresh with strong colour, four stamps unmounted, a very scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2015) states ''bright shade''. S.G. Spec. N16(15) var. Photo.
2103 | £1150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. mint collection on leaves with a range of shades incl. very deep red-brown, deep chocolate-brown, chocolate ((R.P.S. certificate, 2003), brown (R.P.S. certificate, 1984), pale brown (R.P.S. certificate, 1975), deep yellow-brown, bright chestnut, bright orange-brown, some control multiples, example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, etc., mainly fine. (23 items)
2104 | £1300
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. mint collection on leaves with a range of shades incl. deep reddish orange, brown-orange, intense bright orange (R.P.S. certificate, 2002), block of four overprinted ''CANCELLED type 24 (no gum), some control multiples incl. no control in a block of twelve, die II (4), etc., mainly fine. (16 items)
2105 £800
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. mint range of shades incl. French blue, deep bright blue (R.P.S. certificate, 1982), milky blue, pale milky blue (Brandon certificate, 2001), Royal blue (R.P.S. certificate, 1979), etc., mainly fine. (15)
2106 £320
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. cobalt blue used on the first day of issue cancelled ''INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION /ROYAL HORTICULTURAL HALL/OC 18 12'' handstamps, with 11/2d., few opening faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
2113 | £250
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. with examples of the five listed shades mint, plus an example overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, and another overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 (R.P.S. certificate, 1995), fine.
2115 | £1350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. with a range of shades mint incl. fawn-brown in an ''N 19'' (perf.) corner control strip of three, olive-brown, deep bronze-brown (Brandon certificate, 1997), etc., plus an example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 (R.P.S. certificate, 1995), another overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 31 in violet (some toning), and another overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, mainly fine. (11 items)
2116 | £1200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A selection on leaves with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (3), 5s., 10s. and 1 (2) used, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4, one perfin), 5s. (4, one perfin) and 10s. (3) used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2, one colour affected) and 10s. (3) mint, and 1934 re-engraved set of corner examples mint (5s. unmounted), mixed condition. (28)
2117 | £700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A selection, incl. 1913 10s. and 1 dull blue-green used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, 1934 re-engraved set (10s. is unmounted), etc., varied condition. (27)
2118 | £2100
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A mint selection, mostly marginal, with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. pair, 5s. pair, 10s. corner single, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (7 incl. a pair), range of shades, and 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. corner pair and 5s. corner single, a few gum wrinkles, most are unmounted mint (mounted in margins) but with toned areas on reverse, mainly of fine appearance. (15)
2119 | £70
King George V: 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. vertical pairs (2), 5s. (4) and 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. (4), each used on separate pieces with Registry of Business Names, Dublin c.d.s's, mostly fine. (10 items)
2120 | £1050
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow selection with mint or unused 2s.6d. (3), 5s. and 10s., and used 5s., 10s. (2) and 1 (repair at top right), mixed condition, some with redistributed gum. (9)
2123 £6200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green in an unmounted mint top left corner block of four (mounted in margin), some gum wrinkles and lower pair with some toned perfs. on reverse, top pair with just a faint trace of toning, a rare well centred multiple of fine appearance with good colour and perfs. S.G. 403, cat. 19,200+. Photo.
2124 £780
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, mint, vertical bend and toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N72(1), cat. 3,500. Photo.
2125 £650
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, mint with large original gum (hinge remainders), a couple of light gum bends or wrinkles, area of surface toning at right, otherwise of fine. S.G. Spec. N72(1), cat. 3,500. Photo.
2127 £620
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 deep green, mint with part original gum (hinge remainders), corner bends and ragged perfs. at right, otherwise of fine appearance with good colour. S.G. Spec. N72(2), cat. 4,500. Photo.
2129 £4500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 paper trial in an intense bright yellowish-green shade, on gummed 'Joyson Paper' watermarked single cypher, the paper originally intended for this issue but rejected on account of a tendency for the ink to spread along the paper fibres, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24. A superb unmounted rejoined top row of four (rejoined with hinges in sheet margin), a spectacular exhibition item. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 180, cat. 12,000+. Photo.
2131 | £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915 De La Rue selection with 2s.6d. (3, shades) and 5s. mint or unused (some with redistributed gum), and 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s. (3) used, mixed condition. (11)
2133 £700
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. very pale brown (extremely worn plate), an unmounted mint lower right corner marginal example, overall gum toning (slightly dappled), otherwise very fine and of striking appearance with this degree of plate wear, rare. S.G. Spec. N64 var. Photo.
2134 £1000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. deep yellow-brown, an exceptionally fine and fresh mint complete top row of four, stamps unmounted except one with possibly the barest trace of a hinge, crease in sheet margin at upper left, stunning bright colour. Ex Atkinson and Shaida. S.G. Spec. N64(5). Photo.
2135 £75
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow brown, fresh mint with complete original gum (a few tiny adhesions), with imperfections but of fine appearance. S.G. 406, cat. 325. Photo.
2138 £2900
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (''Seal brown'') with dark brown gum, the top two rows of the sheet, superb unmounted mint (mounted in margin and one stamp with natural gum flaw), lovely colour and exceptionally well centred. S.G. Spec. N64(13). Photo.
2142 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue (a blackish blue shade), fine mint with near complete typical patchy lightly toned gum, possibly a trifle sweated. S.G. 412. Spec. N70, cat. 3,250. Photo.
2143 | £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury selection with 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (unmounted) and 10s. mint, 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2) and 10s. (3) used, mixed condition, some with redistributed gum. (14)
2145 £850
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., in matching unmounted mint left marginal pairs, gum slightly toned, otherwise fine attractive set. S.G. 415-17, cat. 3,300. Photo.
2146 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, each with sheet margin at left (folded through perfs., 5s. mounted on front of margin), 2s.6d. with small adhesions on reverse and 10s. with gum bends, occasional blunted perf. otherwise fine. S.G. cat. 1,650. Photo.
2147 £5000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., the unique set of four 'miniature sheets' being matching upper and lower complete rows of four from the same sheets; comprising 2s.6d. plate 2/4 Right pane (state 2) showing the usual central cross absent from the lower margin and believed to be one of only three known examples of this variety, 2s.6d. plate 3/5 Right pane (state 1), 5s. plate 1/2 Left pane (state 1), and 10s., plate 2/7 (''S'' of ''POSTAGE'' complete throughout), stamp 3 shows minor re-entry, very fine and fresh mint. Ex Sir John Dodd. Photo.
2149 £110
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. reddish brown and 5s. rose red, fresh mint with good colour, 2s.6d. with a few bends, otherwise fine, also 2s.6d., unused (regummed), in a deep red-brown shade, of fine appearance. S.G. 415, 416, cat. 485. Photo.
2150 £80
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s., fresh mint, the 10s. is a lower left corner marginal example with part selvedge, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 415, 416-417, cat. 960.
2151 | £70
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, fine.
2152 £5200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., a superb and very rare set of matching top rows from the 1st (1918) plates, each showing all four trim marks in top margin; 2s.6d., plate -/1 Left pane (state1), stamp 1 with distinctive re-entry and stamps 2 & 4 with minor re-entries, also showing additional/ overlapping perforation at upper corners of each stamp, 5s., plate 1/2 Left pane (state 1), with 'forked' upper marginal cross, 10s., plate 1/3 right pane, first two stamps showing broken ''S'' of ''POSTAGE'', third complete ''S'', and fourth complete ''S'' and ''O'' flaw, very fine and fresh mint, the stamps unmounted except one 10s. very lightly mounted. The 5s. with R.P.S. certificate (1994). Photo.
2153 £3500
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., plate 2/4 Left pane (philatelic plate 8) matching complete top rows of four in states 1 and 2, state 1 with R1/4 showing major re-entry and R1/1 and 3 showing distinctive re-entries, the state 2 strip with additional bisected marginal guide line above stamp 2, exceptionally fine and fresh mint, the state 1 strip with all stamps unmounted. A rare pair. Photo.
2154 £700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., plate 3/5 Right pane (state 1), top row of four showing additional horizontal line over stamp 3, very fine and fresh mint, three stamps unmounted, rare. Ex Shaida and illustrated on on page 130 of 'Discovering Seahorses' by Bryan Kearsley. Photo.
2155 £1500
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. chocolate-brown plate /1Right (state 1) (philatelic plate 11) [R1/44/4] upper right corner marginal strip of four including R1/4 and 2/4 re-entries, exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin). S.G. Spec. N65(3)b, c. Photo.
2156 £1500
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. reddish brown on ribbed paper plate 8 (official plate 2/4) [R1/4-3/4] upper right corner vertical strip of three with [1/4] clearly showing the major re-entry affecting most of the right-hand side, pressed diagonal bend, otherwise superb unmounted mint (mounted in sheet margin at top). S.G. 415 var., Spec. N65(4)gv. Photo.
2158 £220
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-carmine and rose-red, fine and fresh mint, the former unmounted, the latter with sheet margin at left, tiny black surface speck barely detracting from appearance. S.G. 416, Spec. N68(1), (3), cat. 950. Photo.
2161 | £160
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved selection with 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. mint, 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. (2) used, varied condition, the mint with toned gum. (8)
2162 £95
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s. mint, heavy hinge and lightly toned gum, 5s. with short perf. at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 450-52, cat. 575. Photo.
2164 | £2000
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher mint accumulation of multiples with 5d. control block of 36 (12 x 3), 6d. control blocks of six (4), incl. ''X 35'' (perf.), and 36 (12 x 3), 9d. (58) in blocks of four or larger, most with controls incl. 'X 35'' (perf.) (2), and 10d. control block of twelve (6 x 2), a few with light overall gum toning but mainly fine, eight 9d. stamps mounted, the others all unmounted. (166)
2165 £60
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. ''B24'', ''F24'' and ''J28'' control blocks of six, all variety watermark inverted, mint, mostly fine.
2167 £190
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. ''C 25'', 1d. ''C 25'', 11/2d. ''B 24'' and 2d. ''F 26'' mint control blocks of six, each with watermark inverted, 1/2d. block mounted on one stamp and in margins, the others unmounted, one 11/2d. stamp with small patch of disturbed gum otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
2168 £1150
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 1s. set with extra 6d. (2), all with inverted watermarks, mint, hinge remainders, otherwise fine. S.G. 418wi-429wi, cat. 4,767. Photo.
2169 | £90
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. and 6d. (both), all with inverted watermarks, mainly fine mint.
2170 £110
Exhibitions: 1924 Wembley Exhibition Lloyd's Bank Labels in red, blue, green and mauve (believed to be a colour trial), each in a marginal block of four, the latter with mild toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
2171 £160
King George V: 1924 Wembley 1d. and 11/2d. used together on first day cover to Tunbridge Wells with Wembley Park slogan cancellation and ''Opening Day/B.E. Exhibition'' cachet, part flap missing otherwise fine . Photo.
2172 | £150
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. accumulation with a range of 1/2d. to 21/2d. used on covers and cards (90 approx.), various frankings, incl. maritime, airmail, uprated stationery, some perfinned, etc., plus a range of 1/2d. to 21/2d. used perfins off cover.
2173 | £950
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. unmounted mint accumulation of multiples with 1/2d. to 11/2d. (148 of each) incl. 1/2d. blocks of 60 (2), 1d. blocks of 30, 48 and 60, 11/2d. blocks of 30, 48 and 60, the block of 48 incl. [PL. 6, R. 16/1] blob on ''1'' of ''1929'' (S.G. Spec. Ncom7e), and 21/2d. pale blue (130) in blocks of 20, 30 (2) and 50 (split perfs.), occasional hinge in margin, a few with tone spots but mainly fine. (574)
2174 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. with watermark sideways, in fine mint strips of four, each mounted on two units. S.G. 434a-436a, cat. 1,040. Photo.
2175 £130
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 11/2d. purple-brown showing variety ''1829'' for ''1929'' [R.2/5], the top left stamp in a block of four with normals, fine mint. S.G. Spec. NCom7c, cat. 450. Photo.
2176 £880
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black in a top left corner block of four, unmounted mint (mounted in corner of margin) but with toned areas on reverse, a few gum bends and wrinkles. S.G. 438. Photo.
2177 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint from top of sheet, overall gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
2178 £720
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black pair, fine and fresh mint with near complete original slightly off white gum, folded through perforations. S.G. 438, cat 1,500+. Photo.
2179 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
2180 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
2181 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual off-white gum and a couple of gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
2182 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum and tone spot on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
2183 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. cancellation, lightly toned. S.G. 438. Photo.
2184 £290
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with very light c.d.s. cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
2185 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with central c.d.s. cancellation, very lightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
2186 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with c.d.s. cancellation, slight tone spots. S.G. 438. Photo.
2187 | £450
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. to 2d. comprehensive duplicated collection of control/cylinder blocks in a stockbook, with pairs, blocks of four and blocks of six, also strips of three, with large, intermediate and small formats, range of perf. types, incl. 1d. large format position B blocks of four with perf. type 4 (I/2E) with cylinders ''1'' (2, one with some split perfs.), ''2'', ''5R'', ''6R'' and ''11R'' (2), 1d. intermediate format position B blocks of four (10), also some pairs, 1d. small format ''44'' no dot ''X35'' perf. type 5, 11/2d. large format position A range (30), mostly in pairs with some in blocks, 11/2d. large format position B ''69'' no dot ''V34'' perf. type 4, ''102'' no dot ''V34'' perf. type 6, 11/2d. intermediate format position B blocks of four (3), also range of pairs (9) and position D ''113'' dot strip of three, 11/2d. small format ''116'' and ''119'' no dot ''W35'' blocks of six perf. type 6, each with [R. 19/1] flaw in N.E. corner, also 21/2d. strip of three and 4d. block of six and strip of three, etc., mixed condition, many with toned bands on reverse, a few with angled back margins, most mounted on one stamp. (approx. 390 items)
2188 | £580
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure accumulation of unmounted mint multiples with quantities of 1/2d. to 2d., 4d. and 5d. irregular blocks of 32 (5d. with overall toned gum), 10d. blocks (2) of 18 (uneven light gum toning) and 1s. block of 16, mainly fine. (few 100s)
2190 £450
King George V: Booklets: 1911 2s. booklet with first advertisement Aitchison & Co, 1/2d. panes and one 1d. pane with inverted wmk., the others upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB1(8), cat. 1,600. Photo.
2192 £150
King George V: Booklets: 1912 (Sept.) die 1B watermark simple cypher 2s. booklet complete, one 1d. pane with upright watermark, the others inverted, usual mixed perfs., front cover fault and first pane with a few light tone spots on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB3, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2193 £350
King George V: Booklets: 1912 (Sept.) 2s. booklet, one 1/2d. and one 1d. pane wmk. inverted, others upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB3, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2194 £450
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition 8, 1/2d. panes and one 1d. pane wmk. inverted, others upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB5, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2195 £450
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (Jan.) 2s. booklet edition 8, all panes wmk. inverted, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB5, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2209 £320
King George V: Booklets: 1924 2s. booklet edition 6, 11/2d. advert pane number 83 and 1/2d. pane wmk. upright, others inverted, 1d. pane trimmed otherwise good perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB12, cat. 900. Photo.
2210 £420
King George V: Booklets: 1924 2s. booklet edition 11, 1/2d. pane wmk. upright, others inverted, 11/2d. advert pane number 1, mixed perfs., fine and very fresh. S.G. BB12, cat. 900. Photo.
2212 £420
King George V: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1924 2s. booklet edition 49, all panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., few minor surface imperfections, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BB12, cat. 900. Photo.
2215 £140
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) photogravure 2s. booklet edition no. 353, one 11/2d. pane with inverted watermark, mixed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BB17, cat. 600. Photo.
2220 £220
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition 94 precancelled type J in violet, fine and very fresh. S.G. BB24, cat. 600. Photo.
2223 £280
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition number 112, all panes with upright watermarks, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB24, cat. 550. Photo.
2225 £260
King George V: Booklets: 1924 3s. booklet edition number 244, all panes with inverted watermark, mixed perfs., fine. S.G. BB24, cat. 550. Photo.
2227 £50
King George V: Booklets: 1935 3s. booklet edition 317 complete with some paper adhesion on reverse of stamps and with the 1/2d. pane detached, also 1934 3s. edition 286 incomplete, and 1935 (May) 2s. Silver Jubilee booklet, edition 299, toned.
2229 | £60
King George V: Booklets: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. edition 304, and 3s. editions 295 (2) and 296, 2s. with lightly creased cover otherwise fine. S.G. BB16, BB28. (4)
2233 £550
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green and 11/2d. red-brown, imprimatur singles, ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on gum, very fine and fresh, unmounted. S.G. Spec. P1,3. Photo.
2234 | £80
King Edward VIII: Booklets: A selection with 1936 6d. and 1937 5s. edition 16, fine, plus 2s. edition 373 missing the 11/2d. pane of six, also K.G.VI 5s. booklet May 1951. (4)
2235 | £60
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. booklet editions 354 and 366, fine with mainly good perfs. S.G. BC2, cat. 280.
2236 | £120
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. booklet edition 358, all panes less Advert pane have inverted watermarks, 3s. booklet edition 320, 1/2d. and 1d. with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs. S.G. BC2, BC3.
2238 | £500
King George VI: A duplicated collection on leaves with mint incl. 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. wmk. sideways and inverted sets, 1939-48 set to 1, additional 10s. dark blue block of four, 1948 Wedding 1 (5) incl. a cylinder block of four (margins angled back), 1951 sets (2) to 1, various used, also K.E.VIII, etc., varied condition, most of the mint fine unmounted. (approx. 270)
2239 | £1050
King George VI: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation incl. 1937-47 3d. block of 24, 7d. block block of 20, 1939-48 2s.6d. brown (5), 10s. ultramarine (37, 3 mounted, some with toned gum) incl. five blocks of four, 1948 Wedding 1 sheet of 20, 1948 Olympic set in sheets of 120 (folded), selection of low value cylinder blocks, 1951 1 sheet of 40 (folded, some gum bends), etc. (100s)
2240 | £6000
King George VI: A comprehensive collection of 1/2d. to 1s. cylinder blocks of six on stockpages, arranged by control number with 1937-47 dark colours and 1941-42 pale colours, issues to 1947 with no dot and dot blocks, different perf. types, some with constant flaws, incl. 3d. violet (24), 7d. (20), 8d. (21), 9d. (12), 10d. (23), 1s. (26), with a few duplicates, plus a some singles and other multiples, etc., mainly fine. Stated to cat. 36,500+. (approx. 1,235 blocks)
2242 | £120
King George VI: A mint collection on leaves with basic definitive and commemorative sets complete, plus sideways watermarks complete, varied condition but mainly fine, most are unmounted. (70)
2243 | £5000
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint complete sheets of forty, 2s.6d. brown showing [R. 1/7] mark in shield and [R. 2/7] gashed crown, 2s.6d. green showing [R. 1/7] re-entry in shield and left frame, 10s. dark blue state 2 showing four constant varieties, most folded through central vertical perfs., a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine, a rare set. S.G. 476-478c, cat. 17,000+.
2244 £190
King George VI: 1939-48 selection incl. 2s.6d. to 1 set and 2s.6d. yellow-green, 5s., 10s. ultramarine and 1 in blocks of four, mostly fine. (26)
2245 | £920
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. brown in a complete unmounted mint sheet of forty (mounted in margins, folded through central vertical perfs.), showing [R. 3/8] triple ''T'' guide, one stamp with adhesion and a few light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 476, cat. 3,800+.
2246 | £900
King George VI: 1939-48 10s. ultramarine in three complete unmounted mint sheets of forty (folded, one mounted in top margin), two sheets with slightly off-white gum and a some light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 478b, cat. 5,400+.
2247 | £520
King George VI: 1939-48 1 brown in two complete unmounted mint sheets of forty (folded through central vertical perfs.), a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 478c, cat. 2,000+.
2248 | £110
King George VI: 1940 Centenary selection of illustrated first day covers, range of cancellations incl. Stamp Centenary Bournemouth handstamp (3), Philatelic Congress Bournemouth handstamp, Stamp Centenary London handstamp, etc., varied condition. (12)
2249 | £190
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 21/2d. in a complete folded sheet of 120 and 1 blue complete unmounted mint folded sheet of twenty, a few minor bends otherwise fine. S.G. 493, 494.
2250 | £190
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 21/2d. in a complete folded sheet of 120 and 1 blue complete unmounted mint folded sheet of twenty, a few minor bends otherwise fine. S.G. 493, 494.
2251 | £200
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 21/2d. in a complete folded sheet of 120 and 1 blue complete unmounted mint folded sheet of twenty, a few minor bends otherwise fine. S.G. 493, 494.
2252 | £200
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 21/2d. in a complete folded sheet of 120 and 1 blue complete unmounted mint folded sheet of twenty, a few minor bends otherwise fine. S.G. 493, 494.
2253 | £170
King George VI:1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. in two complete sheets of 120, 1 blue in an unmounted mint block of ten from foot of sheet, also 1948 Olympic Games sets (60, mainly in half sheets). unmounted mint, few creases.
2254 | £720
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 in four unmounted mint sheets of twenty, each with cylinder ''1'' no dot, a few small light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 494.
2255 | £720
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 in four unmounted mint sheets of twenty, three with cylinder ''1'' no dot (one with pencil note in margin alongside), the other ''1'' dot, one stamp with natural gum imperfection, a few small light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 494.
2258 | £1100
King George VI: 1951 2s.6d. to 1 in unmounted mint complete sheets of forty (folded), some gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 509-512, cat. 4,000.
2259 | £230
King George VI: 1951 2s.6d. to 1, eight sets in unmounted mint left margin blocks of four and lower left corner blocks of four, some with gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 509-512, cat. 800.
2263 | £250
King George VI: Booklets: 6d. and 1s. duplicated accumulation with 6d. 1938 (Jan.) (2, one with interleaf), 1938 pink cover (2, both without interleaves), 1940 green cover (2, both with margin at foot), 1s. with panes of two 1947 (4) and 1951 (5), and 1s. with panes of four 1952 (4), 1953 (Sept.) with ink correction on inside front cover (2) and 1954, a few minor cover imperfections, mixed perfs. (22)
2266 £100
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (March) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 136, all panes with inverted watermark. with good perfs., ink writing on front, otherwise fine and fresh S.G. BD16, cat. 850. Photo.
2269 £700
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (July) 5s. booklet edition number 8, all panes watermark inverted, some trimming, one 21/2d. pane with good perfs., 2d. pane with a few very light tone spots on reverse otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. BD25, cat. 2,000. Photo.
2271 | £210
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1/2d. to 21/2d. dark colours selection of panes of six overprinted type 33P ''CANCELLED'' with punch holes, comprising 1/2d. wmk. upright and wmk. inverted, 11/2d. wmk. upright (2, one with toned gum), 2d. wmk. inverted and 21/2d. wmk. inverted, also 1d. pane wmk. upright with the right hand pair separated, varied condition, one 1/2d. pane mounted, the others unmounted, mainly with good perfs. (7)
2272 | £900
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation of mainly folded booklets, incl. many 1st. and 2nd. class, many booklets are incomplete, etc. (100s)
2273 | £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint pre-decimal collection in boxed album, mainly unmounted, incl. Wildings with a range of blocks and cylinders, 1952-54 9d., 10d., 11d., 1s.6d, 1955-58 to 1s.6d. and 1959 Phosphor-Grapite set in cylinder blocks of six, 1958 Graphite 11/2d. part booklet pane of four watermark upright and 3d. block of nine with two lines at left (from back) just touching perfs., watermark varieties with one band and two bands watermark inverted 21/2d. carmine-red booklet panes of six, Castles with 1955 Waterlow set, 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. pairs, 1959 De La Rue set in pairs, Bradbury plate blocks, Machins, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2274 | £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 to 1979 collection of commemoratives in a stockbook, with basic sets, wide range of missing phosphors with scarce incl. 1967 Paintings 1s.6d., 1968 Anniversaries 1s.9d., 1969 Concorde 9d., 1970 Anniversaries 5d., 1970 Commonwealth Games 5d., 1972 Anniversaries 71/2p., 1973 Tree 9p., 1973 Explorers 71/2p., 1973 Cricket 71/2p., 1973 Paintings 9p., 1973 Wedding 31/2p., 1978 Buildings miniature sheet, phosphor and embossing both omitted incl. 1971 Christmas 3p., 1973 Explorers 5p. traffic light block of six, 1973 Paintings 9p., etc., all apparently unmounted mint.
2276 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint accumulation of modern Decimal commemorative issues in blocks of eight or more. (many 100s)
2277 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2001 unmounted mint accumulation of commemorative sets mainly in blocks of five or above in a stockbook and loose in packets. (many 100s)
2278 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2001 unmounted mint collection of commemorative sets in blocks of four arranged in six stockbinders, apparently a complete run. (100s)
2279 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated accumulation of miniature sheets to 2015 with up to ten of each issue. (100s)
2280 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal collection in six albums, incl. presentation packs, greeting panes, prestige booklets, definitives to 10, etc. (many100s)
2281 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1978-2011 collection of Benham illustrated first day covers (900+) in eighteen albums contained in three cartons with both commemorative and definitive issues, booklet panes, Post and Go, selection of different handstamps, a few covers are signed, also two further albums of covers.
2282 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1984-2014 collection of Year books complete.
2283 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of decimal Year and Souvenir Packs contained in a small box with issues to 2014, etc.
2284 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of mainly modern decimal commemorative presentation packs with issues to 2015 incl. 1997 Diana Welsh pack, etc. (100s)
2285 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint accumulation Decimal commemorative stamps (620) all with a face value of between 1 and 2.15 with a range of issues, all in blocks.
2286 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint and used collection in nine albums with Wildings mint incl. Tudor and St. Edward's Crown sets, graphites, phosphor-graphites, wmk. varieties, Bradbury watermarked and no wmk. plate blocks, Machins, pre-decimal and decimal Machin stitched booklets, commemoratives, f.d.c's, 1957 Ottawa P.U.C. Congress presentation book incl. 1955 Waterlow set, also Channel Is. mint and used, also ''British Postage Stamp Varieties Illustrated'' by Alcock and Meredith, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2287 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (1,000) with a range of issues in blocks.
2288 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (1,000) with a range of issues in blocks.
2289 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (1,000) with a range of issues in blocks.
2290 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (1,000) with a range of issues in blocks.
2291 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (1,000) with a range of issues in blocks.
2293 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint pre-decimal collection on leaves, incl. 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, commemoratives with better phosphors, also 1963 Red Cross sets (8), Postage Dues with 1955-57 set, etc.
2294 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in two albums and loose, incl. presentation packs, folded booklets, etc. (100s)
2295 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint collection in three albums and on leaves, pre-decimal and decimal, incl. cylinder blocks, multiples, regionals, Machins, phosphor sets in corner blocks of six with 1962 N.P.Y., 1963 Freedom from Hunger, 1963 Lifeboat, 1963 Red Cross and 1964 Botanical Congress, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2296 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of mainly Pre-Decimal issues in a Lindner album, four stockbooks and loose with mint incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set of six, 1948 Wedding 1 corner block, Wildings with Graphites, 1962-65 Phosphor commemorative sets, Postage Dues, etc. (100s)
2297 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 1st class stamps (900) with a range of issues in blocks.
2298 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of mainly unmounted mint decimal Machin and Regional issues in two Lindner albums and four binders with many values in blocks of eight or nine, etc. (100s)
2299 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of mainly Royal Mail commemorative coin covers in three albums and loose, also a selection of Royal Mint proof coin sets, etc.
2300 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation of decimal issues in five stockbboks, an album and loose with self adhesive booklets, definitive presentation packs, etc. (100s)
2301 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation, incl. commemoratives in blocks and part sheets, a very good range of f.d.c's with 1957 Parliamentary Union 4d. with Big Ben cancellation, 1960 G.L.O. set with Lombard Street c.d.s., commemorative cancellations, etc. (100s)
2302 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: An unmounted mint selection of commemorative varieties, incl. 1966 Birds 4d. (ordinary) se-tenant pair and block of four with reddish brown omitted, 1967 E.F.T.A. 9d. (ordinary) with green omitted with normal for comparison, 1969 Ships 5d. (phosphor) with red and phosphor omitted, 1970 Christmas 5d. with emerald omitted, 1975 Sailing 8p. with black omitted, etc., varied condition. (15)
2305 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1972-2005 unmounted mint collection in three Lindner albums with both commemorative and definitive issues.
2306 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in nine albums, empty stockbook and leaves, incl. range of f.d.c's with coin covers, range of Concorde covers, etc. (100s)
2308 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1964-75 selection of presentation packs in a cover album, incl. 1964 Geographical, 1964 Botanical, 1965 Churchill, 1965 B.O.B., etc. (54 items)
2309 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection to 1970 in a Windsor album, mainly mint with Wilding sets (a few are used) with sideways watermarks, graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of watermark, 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 10s., commemorative sets complete with phosphor sets (1966 Hastings strips split), etc., mainly fine, most of the mint unmounted. (few 100s)
2311 | £110
1962-93 commemorative sets virtually complete both unmounted mint and fine used in a stockbook incl. 1962-65 Phosphors, etc. (100s)
2312 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation in binders, on leaves and loose in a carton with pre-decimal and decimal Machins, folded booklets many with extra extension holes, miscut 70p's, stitched panes, presentation packs, a few f.d.c's, duplicated Channel Is. and I.O.M. presentation packs (some empty) from 1969, etc.
2313 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of year packs (20), regional and definitive presentation packs (10), and yearbooks (11), fine.
2315 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly decimal accumulation, incl. presentaion packs, booklets, etc. (few 100s)
2316 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative 2nd class stamps (400+ ) unmounted mint with a range of issues in blocks.
2317 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: Decimal commemorative E class stamps (184) with a range of issues in blocks.
2318 | £80
A mainly Q.E.II accumulation in twelve albums and stockbooks and loose in packets, contained in a carton, incl. decimal sets in unmounted mint multiples, f.d.c.'s, presentation packs, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
2319 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: A group of Q.E.II unmounted mint colour shifts, displaced heads and minor varieties, incl. 1966 Birds block of four showing variety missing reddish-brown, 1966 World Cup set each showing a different colour shift, etc., fine. (14 items)
2322 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown 1/2d. to 1s.6d. collection of cylinder blocks on stockpages with a good range of cylinder numbers with both no dot and dot, perf. types, incl. 7d. (2), 9d., 10d. (2), 11d., 1s.6d. (2), some duplicates, etc., varied condition, many unmounted. (121 blocks)
2323 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown 1/2d. to 1s.6d. collection of cylinder blocks on stockpages, range of cylinder numbers with both no dot and dot, incl. 7d. (2), 8d. (2), 9d. (2), 10d. (3), 1s., 1s.3d., 1s.6d., some duplicates, etc., varied condition, the vast majority unmounted. (124 blocks)
2324 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown 1/2d. to 1s.6d. set of eighteen in mint cylinder blocks of sixteen (4 x 4), occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine, one stamp in each block mounted, the others all unmounted. S.G. 540-556.
2325 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1957 and 1958-61 graphites, a collection of cylinder blocks with 1957 watermark St. Edward's Crown 1/2d. to 3d. issues complete with both B and C perf. types (less 3d. cylinder 11 perf. B), plus a few duplicates, and 1958-61 watermark Multiple Crowns 2d., 21/2d. (2), 3d. (3) and 4d. (2), varied condition with some gum wrinkles or bends, one 4d. block mounted, the others all unmounted. (31 blocks)
2326 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 1/2d. to 1s.6d. comprehensive collection of cylinder blocks on stockpages, with cream and whiter papers, a wide range of cylinder numbers both no dot and dot, some perf. types, incl. 1s.6d. cream paper (6), some duplicates, etc., varied condition, a few with angled back margins, the vast majority unmounted. (approx. 290 blocks)
2327 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite set in cylinder blocks of six, one 4d. with bend and some other wrinkles, one 1d. stamp lightly mounted, all others unmounted. (8 blocks)
2329 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. light red-brown St. Edward's Crown watermark error, in a cylinder ''17'' block of six, perf. type C, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 605a, Spec. S43a, cat. 1,250. Photo.
2330 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 1/2d. to 1s.6d. comprehensive collection of cylinder blocks on stockpages, with no dot and dot blocks, perf. types, incl. green phosphor 2d. left band (3, one with creases), blue phosphor with cream and whiter papers incl. cream paper 2d. left band (5, two mounted on top pair, some with creasing in margins), 2d. two bands typo (5, two mounted in margin), 21/2d. type II left band photo (5, two mounted), 21/2d. type I left band typo ''42'' no dot (mounted in margin), violet phosphor with 8mm and 91/2mm bands incl. 1s.3d. 8mm typo bands ''2'' no dot and dot, 91/2mm bands 1s.3d. (4), 1s.6d. (6), etc., varied condition with a few creases, the majority unmounted. (approx. 210 blocks)
2331 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. carmine-red type I left band, blue phosphor, cream paper, in a ''42'' no dot and dot pair of cylinder blocks of six, the dot block mounted on two stamps and one with bend, the no dot block with small bend in corner of margin otherwise fine unmounted, scarce printing. S.G. 614b, Spec. S64. Photo.
2332 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 6d. deep claret, whiter paper, with blue phosphor bands applied typo, in a cylinder ''8'' dot block of six, one stamp with light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare printing. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. S111a, ab, unpriced, cat. (as singles) 2,850. Photo.
2337 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1s. wmk. Tudor Crown booklet with panes of two, the 11/2d. and 1d. panes with cylinder numbers, the first 11/2d. pane with the very scarce cylinder ''4'' dot, slight trimming at top (S.G. Spec. SB61, unpriced). S.G. E1.
2338 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1s. wmk. Tudor Crown booklet with panes of two, the 11/2d. and 1/2d. panes with cylinder numbers, both 11/2d. panes with the very scarce cylinder ''4'' dot, each trimmed at top (S.G. Spec. SB61, unpriced). S.G. E1.
2339 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 2s. phosphor duplicated accumulation with lemon covers (24) with April 1961 (2), Jan. 1963 (2), June 1963 (5), Feb. 1964 (2), June 1964, Oct. 1964, Dec. 1964 (9) and Apr. 1965 (2), quantity of orange covers (59) incl. scarce July 1966 (3), some with cylinder numbers, etc., usual mixed perfs. (83)
2340 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 2s.6d. accumulation (24) with eighteen different editions incl. scarce March 1954 (Q.E.II panes), Aug. 1954 (2), Jan. 1955 (Post Early) (2), etc., also 3s.9d. books (6), usual mixed perfs. (30)
2341 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. ordinary duplicated accumulation with red covers (14, 9 different editions) incl. a few mixed wmks., brick-red covers type C (12, 11 different editions), and brick-red covers type D (39, 28 different editions), usual mixed perfs. 65)
2343 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. phosphor selection with ten different editions plus four duplicates, incl. Dec. 1962, March 1963 (2), March 1964, July 1964 (2), etc., usual mixed perfs. (14)
2344 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 4s.6d. ordinary duplicated accumulation with violet or purple covers (15) incl. violet cover Feb. 1959, two panes with cylinder numbers, Aug. 1961, Dec. 1961, April 1963, Dec. 1963, Feb. 1965, slate-blue covers (4), also graphite (5), etc., usual mixed perfs. (24)
2345 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 4s.6d. phosphor accumulation with violet covers (13), with twelve different editions incl. Aug. 1962, Aug. 1963, Nov. 1963, very scarce Dec. 1963, Oct. 1964, Dec. 1964, duplicated slate-blue covers (19), a few cylinder panes, etc., usual mixed perfs. (32)
2346 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. ordinary duplicated accumulation with brown cover (11) incl. scarce March 1954 (Q.E.II panes, hinged on back cover), and blue covers (26) incl. Jan 1961 (2), March 1961 (3), July 1961 (2), Nov. 1961, Jan. 1962, May 1962 to Nov. 1962 complete, March 1963, etc., usual mixed perfs. (37)
2347 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. graphite booklets selection comprising July 1959 (3), one with 21/2d. cylinder pane ''J9'' dot top (good perfs., cover imperfections), the other two with inverted wmk. 21/2d. panes (one with above average perfs.), and Sept. 1960, usual mixed perfs. S.G. H39g, H46g. (4)
2348 | £700
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. phosphor duplicated accumulation comprising March 1961, July 1961 (7), two with 21/2d. cylinder panes, another three with 21/2d. two bands inverted wmk. panes (one with cover fault), July 1962, July 1963, Nov. 1963, March 1964 (21/2d. left band pane inverted wmk.), Nov. 1964 (4), Jan. 1965 and March 1965 (21/2d. left band inverted wmk.), occasional cover imperfection, mixed perfs. (18)
2349 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 6s. selection with ordinary (4) incl. Sept. 1966, Dec. 1966 (2), and phosphor (9) incl. Sept. 1965 (2), July 1967 (2), etc., mixed perfs. (13)
2350 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 10s. duplicated accumulation with green covers (9) with Oct. 1961, Aug. 1962 (3), July 1963 (3), Dec. 1963 and July 1964, brown covers (23) incl. Dec. 1965, Aug. 1966 (2), etc., a few cover imperfections, usual mixed perfs. (32)
2351 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint corner blocks of four, the 10s. lower right, the others top right, a few gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo.
2352 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint corner blocks of four (mounted in margin), the 10s. lower left, the others lower right, a few blunted perfs., 2s.6d. block and one 1 with light bends otherwise fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo.
2353 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955 Waterlow 10s. and 1 used together on illustrated first day cover, registered from Wellingborough to Canada, blue crayon line over perfs. at left of 10s., scarce. S.G. 538, 539. Photo.
2354 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-58 Castles: 1955-58 Waterlow 1 black, in an unmounted mint sheet of forty, toned, few gum wrinkles and folded through centre perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 539, cat. 5,600.
2355 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint corner blocks of four (1 mounted in margin), the 10s. top right block, the others lower left, the 10s. block with two stamps creased and other wrinkles otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 595-598, cat. 780. Photo.
2356 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 selection of mint positional singles and multiples, all showing the plate dots in the lower left corner with 2s.6d. strip of three, 5s, strips of four (2), and 10s. and 1 singles and blocks of four, also 1st De La Rue 2s.6d. block of four showing the single plate dot, varied condition, some stamps unmounted. (8 items)
2357 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury unmounted mint accumulation, mainly in complete sheets of 40, with 2s.6d. plate ''9'' sheets (25) showing [R. 10/2] re-entry and plate ''9A'' sheets (13) showing [R. 8/4] re-entry, and 1 plate ''1A'' sheets (13), plus 10s. irregular blocks of 17 and 23, also no wmk. 2s.6d. sheets (6), and 5s. and 10s. half sheets.
2358 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 2s.6d. to 1, 280 sets all in unmounted mint complete sheets of 40, the 2s.6d. sheets from plate ''9A'' showing [R. 8/4] re-entry, occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 595a-598a.
2359 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Bradbury and 1967-68 no watermark accumulation of sheets of forty (31) in a sheet file, with 1963 watermarked 2s.6d. plates 6A, 8, 8A, 9 (3), 9A (2), 5s. plates 3 and 4A, also 2s.6d. block of ten plate 7A and 10s. block of twelve plate 2, and 1967-68 no watermark 2s.6d. plates 10 (6), 10A (5), 11, 12A, 13, also block of four plate 13A, 5s. plates 4A (2), 5A, 6A, 10s. plates 2 and 2A, 1 plate 1A, also a block of twelve, most folded through central horizontal perfs. (35 items)
2360 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1953 Coronation sets (120) in complete unmounted mint folded sheets, some split perfs. especially 1s.6d. sheet otherwise mainly fine, S.G.532-535, cat. 1,920, also late 1960s commemoratives and regionals in sheets and part sheets, and 1973 Explorers and 1975 Architecture sets in sheets.
2365 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 8d. variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint with sheet margin at right (mounted in margin), fine and rare. S.G. 653Wi, cat. 2,200, EC GBR1306b - circa 15 known. Photo.
2366 £6000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Botanical (ordinary) 9d. variety green (leaves) omitted, very fine unmounted mint marginal example from the right of the sheet, Worboys hand stamp in selvedge, tiny surface marks, with normal for comparison, a very rare error. S.G. 657a, cat. 24,500 EC GBR1314a - circa 6 known. Photo.
2367 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, cellophane not orginal. S.G. 659-660, cat. 450.
2369 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Battle of Britain (ordinary) 4d. Hurricanes over wreck of Dornier, variety new blue (sea) omitted, fine used with wavy line cancellation, exceedingly rare, one of only a few examples known. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 676a, cat. 6,500, EC GBR1342b. Photo.
2370 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety blue omitted, unmounted mint from foot of sheet, slight gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 695a, cat. 380. Photo.
2373 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety greenish-yellow omitted, affecting all four stamps, fine mint, lower pair is unmounted. S.G. 696ad, EC GBR1392c - 30 blocks known. Photo.
2375 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety emerald-green omitted, fine unmounted mint . S.G. 696a,f, cat. 400, circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2376 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety emerald-green omitted, fine unmounted mint . S.G. 696a,f, cat. 400, circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2378 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four from left of sheet, variety bright blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696g, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1392h - circa 40 blocks known. Photo.
2381 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bistre omitted, with traffic lights in right margin with bistre dot missing, two light diagonal gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696ah, cat. 800+, EC GB1392MCj - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2382 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four from left of sheet, variety bistre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696ah, cat. 800, EC GBR1392j - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2383 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety bistre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696ah, cat. 800, EC GBR1392j - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2384 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant lower marginal block of four variety reddish brown omitted, folded through vertical perfs. otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696j, cat. 250, EC GBR1392l. Photo.
2385 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. lower right corner se-tenant traffic light block of eight variety reddish brown omitted, with reddish brown dot missing, unmounted mint, minor gum wrikle and traces of off-set on gem, otherwise fine. S.G. 696aj, cat. 500+. Photo.
2386 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. (Gull) variety greenish yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. Brandon Certificate (2002). S.G. 696pd, cat. 2,000. Photo.
2388 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four, two with variety bright blue omitted, fine mint (lower two stamps unmounted), very rare. S.G. 696pg, cat. 12,000, EC GBR1392i. Photo.
2390 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. Blue Tit/Blackbird se-tenant vertical pair, Blue Tit variety bright blue omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 697pg/699p., cat. 6,000, EC GBR1392l - 7 mint examples known (4 in blocks and 2 in vertical pairs), cat. 5,250. Photo.
2392 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four from right of sheet, variety reddish brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 697pj, cat. 350, EC GBR1392m - circa 90 mint blocks known. Photo.
2393 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant upper right corner block of four variety reddish brown omitted, unmounted mint, damage to lower left unit and horizontal line on gum affecting upper pair. S.G. 696pj, cat. 350, EC GBR1392m - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2394 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. variety grey omitted, strip of six, fine unmounted mint, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 705pj, cat. 390, EC F259264MCp, circa 60 strips known.
2395 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of 30 (6 x 5, folded) from the base of the sheet variety grey omitted, with cylinder numbers showing ''1J'' omitted and traffic lights with the grey dot missing, one stamp with natural paper flaw on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal single strip for comparison. S.G. 705paj, cat. 1,950+, EC GBR1410p - circa 80 strips known. Photo.
2396 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety black (Queen's head, etc.), brown, new blue and yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint from left of sheet, with normal for comparison. S.G. 715a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2398 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 748a, cat. 350, EC GBR1496a. Photo.
2399 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. horizontal pair, one showing variety gold (value only) omitted and the other showing gold omitted (value and Queen's head), lightly folded along perfs., otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec W127a, ab, cat., 3,110. Photo.
2400 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety gold (''4D'' only) omitted, in strip of three with two normals, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 757b, cat. 3,000, EC GBR1514b - circa 30 known. Photo.
2402 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety ultramarine omitted, the top stamp in a vertical pair with margin at foot, the lower stamp with partial omission and showing a downward shift of the remaining ultramarine, gum creases and lower stamp with small adhesion, unmounted mint. S.G. 758b, var, EC GBR1516c - circa 60 known, cat. 850+. Photo.
2403 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Bridges 1s.9d. variety gold and phosphor omitted, very fine used with two light Reading c.d.s's, very rare. S.G. 766Eya, unpriced, EC GBR1532b - only one mint and circa six used (all Reading) examples are believed to exist, cat. 1,600. Photo.
2404 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, in a top right corner traffic light block of four with the grey dot missing, a few marks in top margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 1,120+, EC GB1556MCb - circa 240 known. Photo.
2406 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 280, EC GBR1556b. Photo.
2407 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 280, EC GBR1556b. Photo.
2413 £80
1970 Anniversaries set on Cameo illustrated first day cover with rare International Co-Operative Alliance, W1 handstamp, in fine condition with light pencil address. Photo.
2414 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety green omitted, in a block of four, fine unmounted mint with normal block for comparison. B.P.A. Certificate (2014). S.G. 821c, cat. 680. Photo.
2415 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 822a, cat. 320. Photo.
2416 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety emerald omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four. S.G. 822b, cat. 680. Photo.
2419 £920
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Ulster Paintings 9p. variety orange (flowers) omitted, fine unmounted mint marginal example from the base of the sheet, very scarce. S.G. 883a, cat. 4,200, EC GBR1766a - circa 20 known. Photo.
2421 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 9p. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 889Ey, cat. 450, EC GBR1778e. Photo.
2422 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. and 71/2p. both with variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 897a, EC GB1794MCa, 899a, cat. 770. Photo.
2423 £4500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 9p. variety deep slate omitted, the right-hand stamp in a mint pair with normal, variety stamp mounted but very rare. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 903c, cat. (unmounted) 24,000, EC GBR1806c - circa 5 known. Photo.
2424 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 21/2p. variety gold omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 913a, cat. 1,750, EC GBR1826a - 36 mint known. Photo.
2425 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, minute black spot in gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 914a, cat. 1,500, EC GBR1828a - 24 known. Photo.
2426 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 71/2p. showing variety ochre omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 915a, cat. 300, EC GBR1830a - 200 known.
2428 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p se-tenant pair variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab, EC GBR1846a, cat 300. Photo.
2429 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair showing variety turquoise-blue (background and inscription) omitted, some perf. separation, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ac, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1846b, circa 50 mint pairs known. Photo.
2432 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Inigo Jones 5p. se-tenant pair variety all-over phosphor omitted, leaving the background white instead of cream, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W257b-W258b, EC GBR1874a, cat. 450. Photo.
2433 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVAD) vertical strip of thrre, two with variety blue (leg, robes) omitted, other mostly omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948d, cat. 600+, EC GBR1897c - circa 180 mint known. Photo.
2437 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet with double perforations, tiny adhesions on reverse of 10p. value, otherwise fine unmounted mint, unusual. S.G. MS1099 var.
2442 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians unissued Joyce Grenfell 30p., a fine unmounted mint example of this scarce stamp, which was issued with a face value of 37p. with normal for comparison. See footnote after S.G. 2045, EC GBR4086a - circa 30 mint known, cat. 2,800. Photo.
2443 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 2000-03 Wilding Definitives anniversary, a specialised unmounted mint collection identified by Deegam numbers with a range of printings, papers, gums and phosphors, some booklet panes, etc. (71 items)
2446 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 2003 Birds of Prey (1st) se-tenant block of four, variety brownish grey and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal block for comparison. S.G. 2327ab. Photo.
2449 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A collection in two albums with singles and multiples, cylinder blocks of six or larger, coill strips incl. 2d. vertical 150 screen (folded through central perfs.), 3d. centre band PVA horizontal, 6d. vertical 150 screen, missing phosphors incl. 9d. PVA, 5d. imperf. vertical pair ex cylinder 10, duplicated booklet panes incl. cylinder panes, 2s. to 1 booklets with some duplicates, etc. (100s)
2450 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A comprehensive collection in three Lindner albums and on stockcards, with singles and multiples arranged by value, with gums, head types, phosphor screens incl. mixed screens, shades, booklet and coil stamps, wide range of cylinder blocks incl. perf. types, right margin blocks showing phosphor Ph1 in margin with 2d., 5d., 6d. and 7d., 2s.6d. to 1 plate blocks of four complete as issued, coil strips of four or five incl. 2d. vertical 150 screen, 3d. PVA centre band horizontal, 4d. vermilion head A horizontal, 6d. vertical 150 screen, booklet panes incl. perf. types, 4d. vermilion GA pane of six, 4d. vermilion Stuffed Cucumber and se-tenant panes of fifteen ex Cook book missing phosphor, errors and varieties with missing phosphors incl. 7d., 8d. vermilion, 8d. turquoise-blue, 9d. PVA, 10d., 1s. GA, 1s.9d. GA, broad bands, 1s.6d's with greenish blue omitted incl. PVA with broad band, 2s.6d. to 1 affixed to card signed Arnold Machin, low value and high value German edition presentation packs, etc., some trimmed perfs. but mainly fine. (100s)
2451 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion centre band, left band and right band, and 5d. all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', ex 1 Cook booklet, 5d. trimmed at foot otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. U2s, U14s, U16s, U16As, U17s, cat. 905. Photo.
2452 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion centre band, left band and right band, and 5d. all variety uncoated paper, ex 1 Cook booklet, 1d. and 4d. left band trimmed at top otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U2b, U14b, U16b, U16Ab, U17b, cat. 666. Photo.
2453 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d. (2), 4d. vermilion left band, 4d. vermilion right band and 5d. in a strip of five ex Cook book se-tenant pane with part selvedge attached, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', one 1d. with gum wrinkle otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. U2s, U16s, U16As, U17s, cat. 1,110. Photo.
2455 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue in cylinder 13 no dot and dot blocks of nine, occasional light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U17(B), cat. 1,250. Photo.
2456 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. head B variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, ex cylinder 15 printing with screening dots in the margins, fine unmounted mint from left of sheet, fine. S.G. 735c, cat. 275. Photo.
2457 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue head B two bands on phosphor coated paper, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U17c, cat. 325. Photo.
2458 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 6d. claret head B 250 screen in a coil strip of five, on thin paper with the usual light ink offsets on reverse, folded through perfs. between second and third stamps otherwise fine unmounted mint with good perfs., a scarce printing. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (2008) for an original strip of sixteen. S.G. Spec. U18 (3) (B), cat. 400+. Photo.
2459 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1s.6d. Prussian blue and indigo on phosphor coated paper, variety Prussian blue omitted, the lower stamp in a vertical strip of four, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 743ca, Spec. U29a, cat. 450. Photo.
2460 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: 1d./4d./5d. stitched se-tenant pane of fifteen ex 1 Cook booklet, variety uncoated paper, diagonal bend affecting three stamps in the top row otherwise fine unmounted mint with good perfs., very scarce. S.G. 724na, Spec. UB2ab, cat. 925. Photo.
2461 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1969 (Dec.) Stamps for Cooks 1 booklet stapled edition, mixed perfs. S.G. ZP1, cat. 400.
2462 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An accumulation in eight albums, two stockbooks and loose in two cartons with singles and multiples, quantity of cylinder blocks and warrant blocks to 5 mainly Enschede printings, coil strips, stitched booklet panes with perf. types, coil strips, folded booklets, regionals (incl. pre-decimal), miniature sheets, also with some commemoratives, postage dues with sets from 1954, 1994 2p. with square-sided ellipse type, etc. (few 1000s)
2464 | £380
Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint accumulation of decimal definitive and regional issues mainly in blocks and coil strips with a range of issues and values, self adhesives, also 1994 Postage Due set in blocks of nine, etc. (many 100s)
2465 | £110
Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint accumulation of decimal mainly definitive 1st Class (240) and 2nd Class (190) stamps with a range of issues.
2466 | £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of Presentation Packs, comprising numbers 90 (2), 129a, 1, 5, 9, 15 (2), 19, 22, Regionals 84, 129d, 4, 8, 12, 17, 20, 23, 85, 2, 6, 10, 86, 129c, 3, 7, 11, fine.
2467 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of items all showing the 17 pin compound perforation error, all unmounted mint with sheet margins at left, comprising 13p. chestnut FCP/PVAD centre band 7 p18 dot cylinder block of six with the variety at row 18, another at row 19, cylinder blocks (2) of eight both with the variety at row 17, 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD block of four and a pair, and 26p. rosine ACP/PVAD in two blocks of four (one top corner) and a cylinder 2 dot block of ten with the variety at row 16, occasional small gum wrinkles or bends otherwise fine. (9 items).
2469 £45
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X885a, cat. 180. Photo.
2470 £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 11p. brown-red Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with margin at top, a few small surface scratches in phosphor bands and very light vertical bend at right otherwise fine unmounted mint. rare. S.G. X892a, cat. 3,600. Photo.
2471 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st olive-brown Millennium design Walsall gravure perf. 15 x 14, variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, ex booklet pane DP301, very scarce. Photo.
2472 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st olive-brown Millennium design Walsall gravure perf. 15 x 14, variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, ex booklet pane DP301, very scarce. Photo.
2473 | £650
Decimal Machins: High Values: An unmounted mint selection of decimal Machin and Castle high values in blocks with values to 10 (9), self adhesives incl. Special Deiivery up to 100g and 500g each in panes of ten, etc.
2474 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: Presentation Packs numbers 91, 13, 18 (3), also 1.60 pacl 14 (2). S.G. cat. 338.
2475 £110
Decimal Machin: High Values: 1993-2012 DLR 2 D1 no dot cylinder block of six, top left stamp with variety missing '''', fine unmounted mint S.G. Y1747a. cat 200+. Photo.
2476 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 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.
2478 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of Prestige booklets, 1969 to 2011 (Mar.), varying quantities with ten or more of some, 1972 1 (2), etc. (approx. 268)
2479 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in six stockbooks with folded, Christmas, Greetings, window, self-adhesive, etc. (few 100s)
2480 | £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A collection of Prestige booklets (214) to 2015 with four of most issues.
2481 | £480
Decimal Machin Booklets: A collection of decimal booklets in eight albums with Folded booklets, Barcode, Geetings, Window, a few self adhesive, all are identified and some with cylinder numbers. (100s)
2482 | £500
Decimal Machin Booklets: A duplicated selection of 1st Class self adhesive booklets containing approximately 1570 stamps with a range of different issues.
2483 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation, incl. folded, NVI, duplication, etc. (few 100's)
2484 | £380
Decimal Machin Booklets: A duplicated selection of Barcode and Greetings booklets (148 ) all with panes of ten 1st Class stamps, with a range of different types.
2485 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of Prestige booklets in a stockbook with 1969 to 2010 issues complete, plus exhibition overprints with 1987 P & O Capex and Hafnia, and 1988 Financial Times Finlandia. (55)
2486 | £190
Decimal Machin Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of folded booklets with a range of different values (100s)
2487 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of decimal booklets loose in a small box with self adhesive issues, 1st and 2nd class barcode booklets, etc. (few 100)
2488 | £200
Decimal Machin Booklets: A duplicated selection of 2nd Class self adhesive booklets containing 720 stamps in total.
2489 | £95
Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of Machin booklets in an album and on leaves, with pre-decimal and decimal issues, incl. folded, prestige, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2490 | £140
Decimal Machin Booklets: A duplicated selection of Barcode booklets (43) all with either panes of ten or twenty 2nd Class stamps, with a range of different types.
2492 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of miscut folded booklets written up for display in an album and loose incl. scarce 10p. London 1980 Chambon printing, 50p. Gloucester Old Spot Pig, 70p. non-pictorial right margin pair with E2a and E2b perf. types, 1 Ironbridge incl. left and right margin pairs with E2a and E2b perf. types, left margin cylinder 5 no dot with E2a perf., 1 Sopwith Camel left margin cylinder 5 p-(D) dot, 1.20 Beetle Mill left margin cylinder 4 no dot with E2 perf. type, 1979 Christmas cylinder B4 B5 pB23 dot (omitted), 1984 Christmas commemorative pairs (2) of cylinder books, also a selection of non-miscut scarce cylinder books incl. 1.43 Dulac unsynchronised phosphor B4 B2 pB50 (2, one trimmed), 1.46 Seahorses corrected rate left and right margin B26 B5 pB55, 1.46 Regionals left margin B39 B5 pB55, 1982 Christmas B23 B21 pB52 and B23 B21 pB54, etc., a few trimmed but mainly fine with good perfs.
2493 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. Paxton's Tower pair of booklets, variety miscut resulting in face values of 24p. and 76p., first with just a trace of trimming at lower right otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UMFB26A, UMFB27A, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2494 £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.45 (1.60) Lyme Regis discount booklet variety miscut, with cylinder B3 at row 2, trimmed at top as usual otherwise fine, rare. S.G. Spec. UFB27A, cat. (for trimmed) 2,500. Photo.
2495 £35
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 2.20 1983 Christmas booklet with cylinder number B42 pB49, perfs. trimmed at top right of pane otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB29, cat. 225.
2496 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 2.55 1981 Christmas booklet variety miscut, fine with good perfs. all round, scarce. S.G. Spec. UMFB25A, cat. 1,300. Photo.
2497 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 'Window' Booklets: Type 5S(2) Walsall litho 4 x 1st, four examples with plate numbers W20 W29 W27, fine, a scarce printing.
2498 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 'Window' Booklets: Type 9E Questa gravure 10 x 1st miscut with perf. type PE1a, four examples with cylinder number Q1 at row 1, and nine examples with cylinder number Q1 at row 2, some trimming at foot, scarce.
2499 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: 2001 Submarines plain booklet variety imperforate, some creasing with left stamps affected, very scarce. S.G. 2207ab, cat. 5,000. Photo.
2500 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: A collection on leaves with 31/2p. (1/2p. + 3p.) on PVA gum overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', remainder are self-adhesive issues incl. square backing paper 1/2p., 1p., 11/2p., 3p. (1/2p. + 21/2p.), 51/2p. (5p. + 1/2p.) and 8p. (5p. + 3p.), second series 3p. and 31/2p. on rectangular backing paper with slogan inscription, also pair on 1974 (June 19th) f.d.c., pair with slogan inscription plus the red cachet, third series on circular backing paper 1/2p. to 5p. set of nine, etc. (23 items)
2501 | £140
1988 Castles 1 plate number blocks of four, with ''IB'' to ''IK'' and ''IM'' to ''IT'' complete, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1410. (18 items)
2504 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1992-95 5 in an unfolded horizontal gutter pair, both stamps variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, showing slight flecks of printing ink, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1614a, cat. 1,100+, EC GBR3228a - 100 known. Photo.
2505 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1994-95 selection of re-engraved plate blocks of four with 1.50 lay flat gum ''4J'' (2) and ''4M'', two with slight maroon offsets on reverse, 2 lay flat gum ''4C'', 3 lay flat gum ''1M'', and 5 creamy translucent paper ''7B'', unmounted mint. (6 blocks)
2508 | £190
A collection of RAF Museum commemorative covers contained in a carton incl. The Queens Flight set of 56 signed covers, no 134 of 400 produced in a special album, Bomber RAF B 1- 45 with some signed, RAF (DM) 1-19 with different signatures, RAF TP 1-40 pilot signed, RAF FF , also Benhams Battle of Britain nos 1-66 with some signed, etc. (approx. 310)
2509 | £550
1966-81 extensive collection of British Forces commemorative covers in eleven albums contained in two cartons with a wide range of covers and cancels, displays, flown covers, RAF and Army museum covers, signed, many better first day of issue handstamps incl. 1968 Christmas with HMS Hermes handstamp, 1969 Investiture with BF1000 cancel, many single value covers incl. 1972 Churches Royal Engineers official cover, etc. (800+)
2510 | £450
1969-75 collection of RAF Museum flown covers (86) in two albums many are signed with signatures incl. Johnnie Johnson (2 covers), Douglas Barder, Stanford Tuck (3 covers), Alan Deere, Bertie Wooton, Desmond Sheen, Air Chief Marshal Keith Park and Air Vice Marshall Crowley-Milling, etc.
2511 £90
1969-2003 selection of sixteen Concorde commemorative covers and cards incl. 1970 (12th Nov.) first flight at Mach 2 cover signed Trubshaw, etc. Photo.
2513 | £230
1974-78 comprehensive collection of RAF Museum Air Display covers (approx. 200) in four albums majority are signed with different pilots, whole teams, W.W.II pilots incl. A. Raw and Stanford Tuck on separate 1975 Scottish Air Display Hurricane covers, Bill Reid V.C. on 1975 RAF Stratton Open Day Lancaster cover, etc.
2514 | £140
1981-98 comprehensive collection of RAF official f.d.c's in two albums with RFDC 1-100 and RAF FDC 1-62, all are signed. (168)
2515 | £120
1999-2003 collection of Joint Services medal winners limited edition commemorative f.d.c's (60) in a cover album many are signed incl. James Callaghan, Johnnie Johnson, Bill Reid, A. Farrar Hockley (Korea P.O.W.), various Generals etc.
2518 | £95
1974 Royal Air Forces Escaping Society cover no RAFES SC8 signed by Airey Neave and P.R. Reid. Photo
2519 £60
1975 Royal Air Forces Escaping Society cover no RAFES SC13 signed Florentino Goicoechea, Madame Kattalin Aguirre, Donald Darling and Bill Randle. Photo.
2522 | £1000
Northern Ireland: An unmounted mint collection of cylinder blocks of six on leaves, range of phosphors and perf. types, all different, also some Prestige booklets and booklet panes, fine unmounted mint. (100s)
2524 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Regionals: Wales: 1971-93 51/2p. violet CB, variety low emblem and value, in a fine unmounted mint block of six from right of sheet (Ex cylinder 2). S.G. Spec. XW32d. Photo.
2525 £65
Regionals: Isle of Man: 5p. reddish violet Harrison photo OCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at right. S.G. 10Ey, Spec. UM16a, cat. 275. Photo.
2526 | £420
First Day Covers: 1948-80 a collection in six cover albums, incl. commemoratives with better phosphors, a good range of 1966-75 Maximum cards, PHQ cards with 1973 Conference 8p. used, 1974 Tree 10p. used, 1974 Fire Engine 31/2p. used, etc. (546 items)
2527 | £230
1965-84 collection of illustrated f.d.c's in two cover albums incl. 1965 B.O.B. ordinary set on Evening News cover with Biggin Hill handstamp, also a collection of RAF Museum covers with signatures incl. Bader, Cheshire, Alan Deere, Bertie Wootten, Desmond Sheen, SC1 Farnborough Air Show Concorde flown cover signed pilot John Cochrane, Balloon and Mosquito commemorative covers, etc. (100s)
2528 | £350
First Day Covers: Collections: 2003-15 collection of illustrated Bureau first day covers (approx. 315) with mainly commemorative sets, also Bradbury set of 2012 Gold Medal winners covers in an album, etc.
2529 | £780
Postage Dues: A duplicated mint and used collection to 1982 in an album with mint sets incl. shades, many multiples, quantity of used incl. a wide range with watermark sideways-inverted, 1924-31 3d. with experimental wmk. used (4), etc., varied condition but mainly fine, most of the later mint unmounted. (100s)
2530 | £350
Postage Dues: 1914 to 1974, a mainly mint collection on leaves with basic sets complete, incl. some shades, controls, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2532 | £920
Channel Islands: A well written up collection on display leaves in twelve albums with pre-stamp covers with Guernsey and Jersey postmarks, 1860 1d. red part cover with Alderney ''965'' numeral, G.B. used in incl. 1884 fine 9d. green used with Guernsey MOO c.d.s., sub office postmarks on postcards, Parcel Post label with 10s. Seahorse used in Jersey, Wartime issues incl. large mint blocks with plate flaws, bisect covers, Red Cross forms (two albums), Sark postcards, etc.
2533 | £800
Channel Islands: A collection of Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey in forty-eight albums and loose contained in five cartons with unmounted mint sets and miniature sheets, booklets, presentation packs and first day covers, with issues to 2014. (many 100s)
2534 | £600
Channel Islands: A collection of Occupation issues on leaves incl. Guernsey and Jersey range of shades mint, Guernsey used, covers (58) with bisects incl. 1912-24 2d. on card, f.d.c's, various other covers, Liberation issue incl. illustrated f.d.c's (5), ration books (2), Red Cross forms (2), etc., varied condition.
2535 | £160
Channel Islands: 1911-63, a selection of covers and cards, incl. mainy Herm, Jethou, f.d.c's, etc. (53)
2537 | £70
Channel Islands: A mint collection on leaves, incl. Guernsey and Jersey Occupation issues with a wide range of shades, Guernsey 1940 bisects on cover (2), etc., mostly fine. (78)
2538 £380
Channel Islands: 1794 An Act for granting Rates of Poftage for the Conveyance of Letters and Packets between Great Britain and the Iflands of Jerfey and Guernfey and within thofe Iflands.'', fine. Photo.
2539 £110
Alderney: 1857-63 1d. rose-red die II alphabet III LC14 JE-JF pair, used with scarce ''965'' barred ovals, few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. Photo.
2541 | £420
Guernsey: An unmounted mint accumulation of Arms Occupation issues, all in imprint blocks of eighteen (6 x 3), with 1/2d. blocks (6), the 3rd, 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th and 12th printings with a range of shades incl. olive-green, 1d. blocks (3), the 11th, 14th and 16th printings, and 21/2d. blocks (2), the 1st and 3rd printings, also with Jersey 1/2d. and 1d. on greyish paper in imprint block of eighteen (1/2d. with tone spots), a few split roulettes and occasional tone spot, some light gum bends, mainly fine. (13 blocks)
2542 | £450
Guernsey: 1942 bluish bank-note paper 1/2d. and 1d. in complete sheets of 60 (6 x 10), each lightly folded horizontally (1d. twice), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 4-5, cat. 3,000+.
2545 | £50
Guernsey: Postal History: 1788 entire from London to Guernsey via the Southampton forwarding agent ''Messrs Seward and Le Fevre'' manuscript endorsement.
2546 £180
Guernsey: Postal History and Covers: 1794 entire from London to Guernsey, apparently carried privately or sent under separate cover to Weymouth where it received a very fine unframed curved ''WEYMOUTH'' and with ''2'' charge mark to pay the newly introduced Channel Islands Packet Service rate. This cover was probably carried on the first voyage of the packet ''Royal Charlotte'' on Feb. 13th 1794, rare. Photo.
2547 £110
Guernsey: Postal History: 1795 entire from Thomas De Saumarez, Bailiff of Guernsey, endorsed ''On Service'' and addressed to Colonel Gosselin, Commander of the North Regiment, requesting the Commander ''to instruct the Officers and men to devote the most rigid attention to the duties required of them for the defence and security of this most important part of his Majesty's Dominion''. Photo.
2548 | £50
Guernsey: Postal History: 1795 entire endorsed ''On Service'' and addressed to Thomas De Saumarez, Bailiff of Guernsey, from George Eyre regarding a fine levied on a Captain Douglas for not having reported the arrival of his vessel.
2551 £80
Guernsey: Postal History: 1801 (May 31st) entire from Guernsey to Eastbourne, manuscript ''1/1'' rate mark, and a good strike of the scarce oval ''Ship Lre/Crown/WEYMOUTH'' (Robertson S2). Photo.
2552 | £140
Guernsey: Postal History: 1809 entire endorsed ''On His Majesty's Service'' and addressed to ''Captain Mudge, H.M. Ship Phoenix, Guernsey Roads'', fine.
2553 £80
Guernsey: Postal History: 1813 entire to Guernsey, written on board H.M.S. Pyramus off Bordeaux and carried to Plymouth on a captured American schooner, bearing ''1/-'' rate mark, on reverse has circular ''PLYMOUTH DK/220'' in red. Photo.
2555 | £110
Guernsey: Postal History: 1863-83 selection of covers with duplex cancellations, incl. 1868 cover from St. Malo bearing French 20c. pair tied by ''GUERNSEY/324'' duplexes, 1874 copy of ''La Gazette de Guernsey'' used to New York, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 124, etc. (6 items)
2556 | £420
Herm: A mint and used collection to 1954 on leaves incl. 1949 Pigeon Post 1s. single and block of four mint, used (2), 1949 Maps mint, used and on cover, 1953 Coronation mint and on cover, 1954 Crests covers, 8 doubles bisected on card, 1954 B.E.A. 5d. on first day and other covers with a range of B.E.A. fourth and fifth issue stamps, also B.E.A. stamps to 1956 mint, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (90, 17 covers)
2559 £420
Isle of Man: Internment Mail: 1916 to 1918 group of four real photo postcards with various pictures of groups of internees in Knockaloe Camp, three by W.H. Warburton, the other by D.W. Kee, one addressed to Germany with German censor mark. Photo.
2560 | £95
Isle Of Man: Postal History: A selection incl. pre-stamp entires (3), P.O.W. mail with Knockaloe Internment Camp censor markings, couple on piece, etc., mixed condition (11 items)
2561 £110
Jersey: Postal History and Covers: 1838 entire to Mauritius, bearing manuscript ''1/3'' rate mark, two strikes of the oval ''PAID SHIP LETTER/Crown/LONDON'' and tombstone ''S/PAID'' datestamp in red, on reverse has Jersey despatch datestamp and Mauritius receiving mark. Photo.
2562 £350
Jersey: 1839 (Dec. 20th) Uniform Fourpenny Post cover from Jersey to London with fine manuscript '4' in black on front and neat ''JERSEY/DE 20/1839 circular datestamp on reverse, clean neat item. Rare, fewer than ten items of mail are known from the Channel Islands during the Uniform Fourpenny Post period. Photo.
2564 £70
Jersey: Postal History and Covers: 1894 (Feb. 6th) 11/2d. and 3d. stationery envelope, registered to New Zealand, cancelled by ''409'' barred ovals, with oval ''REGISTERED/JERSEY'' datestamp, attractive. Photo.
2566 £210
Jersey: Postal History and Covers: French Mail: 1863 (June 3rd) entire from Jersey to St. Malo, franked by 1862-64 4d. pale red, cancelled by large figures ''3734 of St. Malo, with small boxed ''PD'' and octagonal ''ANGL. B.M./ST MALO'' datestamp both in red, fine. Photo.
2567 £240
Jersey: Postal History and Covers: French Mail: 1874 (June 22nd) envelope from St. Malo, registered to Jersey, franked by 1871-76 30c. pair tied by small figures ''3734'', refused upon arrival and was sent back to the return bureau in Paris, then returned to St. Malo. Manuscript ''Refused'', bearing crowned cursive ''REGISTERED'', Jersey datestamps, straight line ''CHARGE'', on reverse a range of transit marks, interesting item. Photo.
2568 | £60
Jersey: Postal History and Covers: French Mail: 1883 (Dec. 17th) 1d. brown stationery card used from Jersey to Pleslin, cancelled by ''ST MALO/ILLE ET VILAINE'' c.d.s., with faint ''ANGL. B.M/ST MALO'' c.d.s. in red and Pleslin receiving marks.
2569 | £1900
Lundy: A mint and used collection in an album, from 1929 incl. 1935 A.C.A.S. 'tramtickets' (5) mint or unused, 1936 A.C.A.S. large map set in sheets of twelve with varieties, plus singles and pairs, 1940 Red Cross overprints mint, 1/2p. and 12p. with inverted opts. mint, the 12p. with margin at foot, 1942 ''V'' plus plane overprints mint in a wide range of colours incl. unissued, a few varieties, 1942 Tighearna miniature sheet on f.d.c., 1943 IX Anniversary overprints mint and in gold on imperf. Tighearna miniature sheet, 1943 Provisional 11/2p. on 12p. mint with ''11/2'' omitted, 1943 Wright Brothers Biplane overprints mint (less 2p. on 6p.), set on f.d.c., 6p. with plane only in black on first day piece, 1951 Bird set affixed to presentation card, and 1/2p. sheet of 24, each signed by the designer, set on f.d.c. with 8p. on 12p. surcharge, later issues to 1962, many covers throughout, imperf. proofs, imprintetc., varied condition, mainly fine. (few 100s)
2570 | £500
Lundy Island: The balance of the collection, incl. range of f.d.c's, covers wit Atlantic Coast Air Services, and mint stamps, etc. (few 100's)
2571 | £190
Lundy Island: 1929-43 a mainly mint (most unmounted) collection on leaves, incl. 1929-39 overprint set, 1942 V + Plane sets (3), 1943 Anniversary sets (2), 1943 Wright Brothers sets (2), 1943 Provisional overprints sets (13), five covers, etc. (180)
2572 | £380
Lundy Island: 1937-51 selection of commercial and a few philatelic covers, incl. 1938 Orkney to Inverness ''Orcadian'' airmail cover inward to Lundy, etc. (21 items)1943 set, 1950 By Air set on 1951 cover,
2573 | £380
Lundy Island: 1937-57 selection of f.d.c's, incl. 1937 1/2p. L.A.C.A.L. (4), 1939 1/2d. L.A.C.A.L. (3), 1943 Wright Brothers, 1957 Standing Puffin set, etc. (17 items)
2574 | £420
Lundy Island: 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services, Tram Tickets, first and second printings 1/2d. (12), 1d. (8), 3d. (8), mint, also 1/2d. roll 4 on cover, some slightly stuck-down. Cat. 1,075. (29)
2575 | £140
Lundy Island: Atlantic Coast Air Services: 1936 Large Map issue, 1/2d. two full sheets of twelve and blocks of nine and eight, 1d. and 2d. in blocks of six, also 3d., 6d. and 1s. mint (mainly unmounted), with some adhesion and foxing but with lots of positional varieties, also 3 x 1/2d. on cover with first day and 12 x 1/2d. violet Air stamp. Cat. 900+.
2577 £350
Lundy Island: 1939 Standing Puffins definitives, plate proofs (3) in imperforate top marginal blocks of four in the three colours of the issued set, stamps are unmounted but hinged in top margins, two 4p. values cut close. Cat. 900. Photo.
2578 £260
Lundy Island: 1939 Standing Puffins definitives, plate proofs with 2p. (3) in lake-brown (one cut close), 2p. (3) in black, 2p. in Prussian blue, fine, includes unmounted mint corner marginal (3). Cat. 525. Photo.
2579 £820
Lundy Island: 1940 Red Cross surcharges 1/2p. + 1/2p. to 12p. + 12p. set all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', only the second set recorded, one of the great Lundy rarieties, also normal 12p. + 12p. with inverted overprint, unmounted mint. Photo.
2580 £900
Lundy Island: 1940 Red Cross surcharges 1/2p. + 1/2p., 1p. + 1p., 6p. + 6p., 9p. + 9p. and 12p. + 12p. in horizontal pairs with selvedge attached, one stamp in each pair has ''Pnuffin'' variety, also 1/2p. + 1/2p. and 12p. + 12p. in blocks of four and a single 1/2p. + 1/2p. all with inverted overprints, one stamp in each pair/block is mounted, others unmounted. Cat. 2,000+. Photo.
2581 £140
Lundy Island: 1940 Red Cross surcharges 1/2p. + 1/2p. to 12p. + 12p. set, with extra 2p., 3p. and 4p. with margins showing part imprint, mainly fine mint. Cat. 430. Photo.
2582 £480
Lundy Island: 1941 'V and Plane' overprints, an extensive range of overprint colour trials, some in pairs with two different colours, mainly fine. (53). Cat. 1,800+. Photo.
2583 £480
Lundy Island: 1941 'V and Plane' overprints, a good range of overprint varieties, incl. 1/2p. double in a block of four and used single, 2p. double overprint in corner marginal block of six, 1/2p. vertical pair, one with double, pairs in which only one stamp has overprint, mainly unmounted mint. (45). Cat. 1,500+.
2584 £480
Lundy Island: 1942 Tighearna miniature sheet, a selection of trials and proofs, comprising 9p. five trial printings in brown (cat. a), 9p. whole sheet and doubled (cat. d), whole sheet with 1/2p. in red, 9p. brown and 2p. grey lilac, 2p. only upright and inverted, the last two not listed in catalogue, also 9p. only in maroon with ''Son of the Chief''.
2585 | £480
Lundy Island: 1942 Tighearna miniature sheet, a selection of trials and proofs, comprising four trial printings, sheet with ''Son of the Chief'' and 9p. in maroon (cat. f), sheet in red with ''Honour of the Burial'' (Cat. k), sheet in black with ''Son of the Chief'' (cat. M but complete), also listed sheet with 2 x 1/2p. and 2p. inverted, 9p on top of 2p. but upright with ''Tighearna Son of the Chief'', also issued sheet.
2587 | £300
Lundy Island: 1943 IX Anniversary overprints, full set in blocks of four (mounted on one stamp only), also double overprints on 1/2p. (2), 1p. (2), 3p. with gold and green overprints in pair (cat. iv), 4p. with upright and inverted overprint (cat. ix), 1/2p. strip of five with hugh shift of overprint, various positional varieties. (47) Cat. 800+.
2588 | £260
Lundy Island: 1943 IX Anniversary overprints, full set in blocks of four with green overprints, mint blocks (only one stamp mounted), also 1p. (2), 3p. with varieties incl. ''no propeller spin''. (35). Cat. 650.
2589 | £480
Lundy Island: 1943 Provisional overprints, a superb selection of varieties, incl. 11/2p. double overprint (12 with gutter pairs with normal), 11/2p. in gutter block of four with two upright and two inverted overprints, 11/2p. value omitted and block of four with freak variety where misplaced marginal ''2'' has printed on stamp, 21/2p. with double overprints (6 with two gutter pairs with normals), mostly unmounted mint, etc. (29). Cat. 1,000.
2590 | £900
Lundy Island: 1943 Wright Brothers Biplane overprints, a superb range of varieties, comprising 6p. (4) with plane only on basic stamp (cat. i), overprint normal but plane double 3p. (3) and 6p. (5) (cat. iv), overprint and plane inverted 1/2p. with shift (13), overprint normal bu plane inverted 3p. (7), 5p. (3) (cat. vi), overprint dates and value double but plane normal 1/2p. (5), 6p. (3), 8p. (5), (cat. vii), some in gutter pairs with normals. (54). Cat. 3,000.
2591 | £80
Lundy Island: 1950 ''BY AIR'' overprints, narrow setting mounted mint and two sets of the Standing Puffin definitives unmounted mint plus a superb strike of the ''BUREAU/MAIL'' cancel (cat. LPB-1) on 1/2p. on piece, also four small folders containing 1942 V+Plane 3p. and 9p. with green overprint inverted, !X Anniversary 1p. inverted overprint, 1/2p., 1p. and 12p. with ''missing propellers spin''. (27) Cat. 380.