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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 106

Thursday 21st April 2016

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1 | £5500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unused with some mint surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 6d., 1862-64 3d. BA, 4d. AJ, PE, 6d. PE, 9d. NA, 1867-80 3d. plate 4 AB, 6d. plate 9 TL, 9d. TL, 10d. PL, 1s. plate 6 JL, 2s. blue TB, 1872-73 6d. grey plate 12 JK, 1873-80 21/2d. on blued paper plate 1 JJ, 21/2d. plate 15 CJ with B.P.A. Certificate (1979), 21/2d. ultramarine plate 19 NH, 3d. plate 20 PC, 6d. grey plate 14 IE, 1s. plate 10 CI, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 TC, 4d. vermilion plate 15 EC, 4d. sage-green plate 16 OF, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 BH, 8d. orange JB, 1880-81 5d., 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. EE, 5s. CA, 10s. MA, etc., mixed condition. (44)
2 | £2400
A mint and used Q.V. surface printed accumulation in a stockbook, with a selection mint or unused (mainly regummed) incl. 1862-64 4d. plate 3, 9d., 1873-80 8d., 1880-83 6d. plate 18, 6d. on 6d., 1s. plates 13 and 14, 1880-81 1/2d. to 5d., 1d. block of eight, range of 1d. lilac control singles and multiples, used incl. 1855-57 wmk. Small Garter 4d. single and pair, wmk. Medium Garter 4d., 1862-64 3d. (2), 9d. (2), 1865-67 9d. (2), 1867-80 9d. (3), 10d. (2), 2s. blue (2), 1867-83 5s. plates 1, 2 (2) and 4 (creases), 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 17, 1s. orange-brown (2), 4d. vermilion single, pair on piece, 4d. grey-brown (2), 8d. (3), 1883-84 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (5), 10s. (4, incl. a pair), etc., mixed condition. (approx. 240)
5 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to K.G.VI mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. (2), 1911-13 Somerset House to 1s., 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set, 1913 watermark Multiple Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. (mounted), 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, watermark sideways set, 1934-36 Photogravure watermark sideways set, 1937-47 watermark sideways and inverted sets, 1939-48 set, etc. (229)
6 | £1850
A mainly used Q.V. surface printed accumulation on stockpages incl. 1855-57 wmk. Small Garter 4d. (2), wmk. Medium Garter 4d., 1862-64 3d. (2), 9d. (2), 1865-67 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1867-80 9d. (3), 10d. (2), 2s. blue (2), 1867-83 5s. plates 1 and 2 (2), 1873-80 1s. orange-brown 4d, vermilion (2), 4d. sage-green plates 15 and 16 (2), 4d. grey-brown, 8d. (3), 1883-84 2s.6d. to 10s. (4 of each), some mint incl. 1880-81 1/2d. to 5d., 1881 die I 1d. lilac (3), die II controls, also a selection of College stamps incl. St. John's College, Oxford, 1884 (1/2d.) mint block of nine, Queens' College, Cambridge, 1883 (1/2d.) mint block of four, etc., varied condition. (185)
7 | £1550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black (5), 1855-57 4d. (25), 6d. (72), 1s. (3), Seahorses, much duplication, etc., mixed condition. (many 100's)
8 | £1000
Collections of Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to K.G.VI mint collection in an album, incl. 1925 Wembley set in blocks of four (two are unmounted), 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. and 11/2d. with inverted and sideways watermarks unmounted, 1 (horizontal crease), 1939-48 set unmounted mint, 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. ultramarine and 1 in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1951 Festival high values in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1948 Silver Wedding in unmounted mint block of four, etc. (184)
9 | £880
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in 4 binders, some duplication, incl. 1840 1d. black used (2), later line engraved, surface printed to 2s.6d. used, 1880-81 5d. indigo mint (faults), 1887-92 Jubilee duplicated values to 9d. (3), 10d. (4) and 1s. green and carmine (2) mint, K.E.VII to 1s. mint and used, 1913 to 1919 Seahorses 2s.6d. (11), 5s. (11) and 10s. (2) used, a few booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
10 | £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in two stockbooks, incl. 1864-79 1d. plate 225 IJ used, 1865-67 4d. plate 12 HB mint, 1s. plate 12 TJ unused, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. HC mint, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set mint, 11/2d. advert booklet pane with inverted watermark, 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. mint block of eight, etc., varied condition. (few 100's)
11 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, twenty-one stockbooks and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (4) poor, 1939-48 set mint, 1966 World Cup 6d. (ordinary) with black omitted unmounted mint, duplicated range of Q.E.II definitives and commemoratives, etc. (1,000's)
12 | £850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II a mainly used collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (7, two possibly unused), 2d. (2), 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d., 1887-92 1 green JC (faults), etc. (100's)
13 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II selection on stockleaves, incl. 1840 1d. black, 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 16 NL, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 MA, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 IB, 1883 or 84 to 1s., duplication, etc., varied condition. (many 100's)
14 | £800
A mint and used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums incl. 1840 1d. black FG, TJ, used four margined examples, 2d. blue AL four margined used on small piece, CE, surface printed to 9d. (2), 10d., 1s. (4), 2s. blue, 1912-24 9d. olive-green unused, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, 1934 Re-engraved set mint and used, Q.E.II mint and used decimal and pre-decimal commemoratives, Machins etc., overprinted G.B. incl. Kuwait, Levant, Morocco Agencies etc., also some Q.V. covers and small quantity Q.V. to K.G.V Niger coast, mixed condition.
15 | £260
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in five boxed S.G. albums, incl. 1864-79 1d. red plates 71 to 218 complete (less 77) used, 1939-48 to 1 incl. 10s. dark blue and 1951 Festival set unmounted mint, 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. unmounted mint, 1960s phosphor sets mint, range of f.d.c's from 1957 to 1991, also two empty printed Windsor albums, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
16 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 4 TB used, 2d. blue plate 1 KG, 1854-57 LC14 1d. MB mint, etc., varied condition. (43)
17 | £300
A collection in six albums and on leaves with a range of Q.V. to K.G.VI used, mainly Q.E.II with mint (all apparently unmounted) incl. Wilding sets with graphites and phosphor-graphites, 1955 Waterlow Castles, pre-decimal commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, some additional multiples, decimals with Machins, commemoratives to 1989, a few booklets, booklet panes, range of used, selection of covers incl. Q.V. postal stationery unused and used, etc. (few 100s)
18 | £300
A Q.V. to K.G.VI small collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. used (3, one poor), selection of later line engraved, surface printed values to 10d. and 1s. used, K.E.VII values to 1s. mint, to 5s. used, 1934-36 to 1s. mint, 1934 re-engraved 10s. unmounted mint, selection of Q.V. covers, etc., mixed condition. (213, 18 covers)
19 | £520
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, on leaves and loose with Q.V. mainly used incl. line engraved, surface printed values to 2s. blue, 1887-1900 Jubilee values to 1s. green and carmine mint, selection of officials incl. Army 1896-1901 1/2d. vermilion and 1d. lilac variety ''OFFICIAI'' mint, K.E.VII values to 1s. mint, 1918-19 2s.6d. mint, 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, Q.E.II mint and used incl. Wildings, commemoratives, 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. orange-brown omitted used, 1967-68 1 sheet of forty, 1972 Wedgwood booklet, postage dues incl. 1955-57 to 5s. mint, covers, Channel Is. Occupation issues, cinderellas with Exhibition and Congress labels, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
20 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black (8), 1855-57 4d. (6), 6d. (8), 1s. (2), 1862-63 3d., 4d. (3), duplication, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
21 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in four albums, incl. 1912 watermark Multiple Cypher 1d. with watermark sideways used, 1939-48 set mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 mint (2) and used, Q.E.II commemoratives to 1970, etc. (100s)
22 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II selection of booklets, incl. 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 168, 1940 (June) 1s. booklet, 1961 (no date) 10s., also a range of stamps of the world, etc. (few 100's)
23 | £200
A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection incl. 1855-57 1s. used, 1865-67 4d. plate 14 used, 1880-83 3d. on 3d. and 6d. on 6d. used, 1912 1d. variety 'no cross on crown' used (2), range of inverted watermarks with 1881 16 dots 1d. block of six and three singles mint, etc., slightly mixed. (69)
24 | £250
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in nine albums (incl. two boxed DAVO hingeless albums) and stockbooks and loose contained in a carton incl., a range of Q.V. from 1840 used in mixed condition, Q.E. II issues mint, also a few other countries, etc. (100s)
25 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.V. selection, mostly covers with range of line engraved and surface printed, registered, postal stationery, etc., also incl. specimens, multiples with 1880-81 1d. Venetian red unmounted mint block of eight, 1966 World Cup 6d. showing red shift (2), etc., mixed condition. (91 items)
26 | £580
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a small stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black BK used, 2d. blue DE-DF used pair, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1s. watermark inverted and reversed mint, 1951 Festival high values 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s. in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1 unmounted block of six, etc., varied condition. (100)
27 | £980
A Q.V. selection incl. 1840 1d. used (3), one cancelled by part boxed ''No. 1'' of Arundel at left with small part indistinct cancellation at right, 2d. with large margins apparently unused (stuck to small piece), 1862-64 3d. unused (2), 1873-80 wmk. anchor 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 mint, etc., mixed condition. (14 items)
29 | £180
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums, stockbook and loose, incl. 1951 Festival high value set unmounted mint, presentation packs with 1965 Parliament (2), 1965 Churchill, f.d.c's, etc. (many 100's)
32 | £210
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums and loose, Q.V. to K.G.V mainly used incl. 1840 1d., later line engraved, selection of surface printed, K.E.VII to 2s.6d., a few Seahorses to 5s., duplicated Q.E.II mint incl. Wildings, commemoratives incl. decimal sets in packets, etc., also an all World collection and a selection of Australia in two further albums, mixed condition. (few 100s)
33 | £80
An accumulation of used postcards in four albums, Q.V. to K.G.V, some postal stationery and some with adhesives, also a few covers, 1883 21/2d. lilac used (15), Belgium early issues and a small selection of Israel, mixed condition. (100s)
34 | £80
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in a stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. 1902-13 to 1s. used (4), 1925 Wembley set mint, 1952 (Sept.) 5s. booklet, etc. (many 100's)
37 | £80
Miscellaneous: 1726/27 a printed reward notice for return of lost bank notes. Issued by John Bodington, Beadle at Goldsmoths Hall, the finder to contact Mr. Church at the sign of the Cock in Birchin Lane, London. Printed for display in Inns, Taverns and Coffee Houses.
38 | £55
Miscellaneous: 1880-1920 (circa) Post Office Saving Bank forms, comprising 1880 with 1880-81 (12), 1883 with 1881 1d. die II (6), 1914 (circa) 1d. (4) and 1920 (circa) 1d. (5).
39 £80
Miscellaneous: Undated privately produced printed envelope with a K.E.VII ''THE HAGUE LONDON/J&N'', used with ''OCT ? 10'' machine cancellation, some staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
40 £110
Miscellaneous: 1938 (Oct. 27th) ''THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE'' notepaper, bearing K.G.VI 1/2d. with ''GOVERNING BODY/I.L.O./LONDON'' c.d.s. with another strike below, very rare. Photo.
41 | £190
Miscellaneous: Albums: A boxed large Philatelic album, as new with approximately 85 leaves.
44 £280
Postal History and Covers: 1835 ''Contract for building and providing Mail Coaches for the Midland and Southern districts'', comprising five vellum pages (70 x 55 cm approx), plus a map ''Cary's Pocket Companion to the Roads of Great Britain, showing all the Post and market Towns...'', with various signatures and seals endorsed ''Signed Sealed and Delivered by the within named Thomas William Earl of Lichfield His Majesty's Postmaster General in the presence of Thos Lawrence GPO'', an important and rare document. Photo.
47 £300
Miscellaneous: The Duke of Wellington: 1806 (Mar. 27) letter written and signed by Baron Arthur Wellesley, latter the Duke of Wellington, to Hugh Campbell esq., from his residence in Berkeley Square. In the letter the Baron offers his condolences following the death of Captain Boswell Campbell, the brother of the recipient. He writes ''he was an officer with whom I had the advantage of seeing frequently and I never knew one of his rank and situation in whom I could place my confidence with a more certain belief that my expectations from him could not be disappointed'', also a copy of the letter in the same hand. An interesting letter.
50 | £110
Revenue Stamps: A selection of the 1875-81, 1882 and 1887 issues overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', with values to 10, mixed condition. (19). Photo.
51 | £110
Revenue Stamps: A selection of the 1887, 1890 and 1904 blue issues overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', with values to 25, mixed condition. (13). Photo.
54 | £680
Revenue Stamps: Medicine Duty: An accumulation loose in envelopes, incl. 1823 11/2d. (26), 1883 3d. (22), 1s. (3), duplication, etc. Ex Conrad Graham. (few 100's)
55 £620
Revenue Stamps: Medicine Duty: 1800 (circa) 3d. (1s. not exceeding 2/6), flaps 20mm wide, endorsed in pencil ''Sheet watermarked SO 1800'' and signed ''W.G. Gordelier'', toned and soiled, otherwise fine and rare. Ex Conrad Graham. Photo.
56 | £160
Revenue Stamps: Medicine Duty: 1803-16 selection of proofs, incl. 1803 6d. die 4 in black, 1804 11/2d. dies 22 and 23 pair in red-brown, 1805 6d. die 7 in black, 1805 2s. die 12 in red-brown, etc. Ex Conrad Graham. (10)
57 | £80
Revenue Stamps: Medicine Duty: 1823 11/2d. red and black in a sheet of twelve, unused, few tone spots, otherwise fine. Ex Conrad Graham.
60 | £350
Cinderellas: An accumulation of cinderellas, incl. WWI labels, Congress with 1910 imperf., exhibitions, Circular Delivery, Savings, Revenues with Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
62 | £550
Railway Stamps: A selection on stockcards, incl. Parcel Stamps with Great Northern Railway 1870 large design 2d. used, Great Western Railway 1870 2d. and 3d. unused, London & North Western Railway 1898 to 5s. on 5s. used, London & South Western Railway, Manchester, Sheffiled & Lincolnshire Railway 1865 2d. used, Midland Railway 1866 1/2d. (2) to 2d. set mint, North Eastern Railway with 1875 overprinted ''LOCAL'' 11/2lbs. to 48lbs. set mint, etc., mixed condition. (223)
65 | £80
Literature: 1856 ''The Postal Guide'' showing much information especially the international rates of postage, etc., some imperfections.
66 | £55
Literature: A collection of literature in a carton incl. ''Collect British Postal Stationery'' by Huggins and Baker, ''Specimen Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain'' by Samuel and Huggins, GB journal Cumulative Indexes (2), ''King Edward VIII'' by Kirk, ''Great Britain King George VI Low Value Definitive Stamps'' by Worsfold, etc. (9)
68 | £800
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards in 30 binders and albums, Q.V. to early Q.E.II incl. pre-stamp entires with O.H.M.S., 1840 1d. black (four margins) on cover, range of line engraved imperf. and perf. issues and surface printed on cover, postal stationery with envelopes, postcards, wrappers, letter cards and airletters, K.E.VII to K.G.VI. unused and used humorous and picture postcards, f.d.c's, censored, etc., much cancellation interest, mixed condition. (100s)
69 | £150
Postal History and Covers: A selection of pre-stamp and stampless covers and some fronts, 1744 to 1896, incl. Bishopmarks, Penny Post, Free's, Official Mail, etc. (84 items)
70 | £1250
Covers: An accumulation of covers, 1752 to 1880, with a selection of stampless from 1752, 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet used, 2d. envelope unused, 2d. letter sheet used (heavily folded), 1840 1d. black covers (7, two with four margins), 1841 1d. covers incl. a range of numbers in Maltese Cross (7), 1d. pink stationery envelopes (3) with Maltese Cross cancellations, later line engraved incl. two 1d. Stars with ''O.U.S.'' overprint used on 1859 and 1862 envelopes, 1870 11/2d. plate 3 on 1880 entire, etc., mixed condition. (72)
71 | £90
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers, 1797 to 1882, incl. 1859 cover to Australia, bearing 1855-57 1s. green tied by neat Leicester duplex, 1865 (May 27) envelope to Austria, bearing 1865-67 6d. plate 5 PJ tied by Dover duplex, etc. (14 items)
73 | £300
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. selection with 1d. Mulready envelope A153 used, 1840 1d. black covers (6), 1841 2d. cover, 1855-57 1s. on envelope to U.S.A., and 1d. Star with ''O.U.S.'' overprint used on 1863 envelope, very mixed condition. (10)
74 £220
Postal History and Covers: A selection comprising 1840 1d. blacks on cover (2), and 1870 1/2d. postcards (2), one small format unused, and one large format used to Sussex with first day 'LONDON N.W./AO/OC 1/70'' cancellation, mixed condition. (4)
75 | £120
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.V. selection of covers amd cards, incl. 1855 (July 20) entire from London to France, bearing 1854-57 SC14 2d. SI-SJ pair, 1880 cover from London to Alcester, bearing 1870 11/2d. plate 3 FJ, postal stationery, etc. (31 items)
76 | £850
Covers: An accumulation of covers, 1856 to 1902, with various surface printed with a range of frankings and destinations, incl. 1855-57 wmk. Small Garter 4d. on 1856 envelope, 1865-67 1s. on 1865 envelope, 1867-80 9d. on 1874 envelope, 1872-73 6d. pale buff plate 11 on 1873 covers (3), 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 1 on blued on 1875 entire, later incl. 1883-84 'lilac and green' 5d. and 6d. on 1885 envelopes, Hoster machine cancellations on 1881 1d., 1883-84 1/2d. pair and 1887-92 Jubilee 21/2d., 1887-92 Jubilee 2d. pair on 1898 envelope with P.O. Express label, postal fiscals with 1d's (4) and 6d's (2), 1882-1901 I.R. Official 1d. on O.H.M.S. envelopes (3), also another with K.E.VII 1d., etc., mixed condition. (73)
78 £130
Postal History and Covers: 1674 (Dec. 1st) entire letter to Nottingham, bearing on reverse a fair ''DE/2'' in black, scarce. Photo.
83 £35
Postal History and Covers: 1821 (Apr. 13th) entire letter from Glasgow to Bannockburn, front with Glasgow datestamp, Stirling three line mileage mark and boxed ''Addl/1/2'' all in black. Photo.
84 £75
Postal History and Covers: 1831 (Feb. 23rd) entire letter from Liverpool to Dublin, front with a fair strike of the oval ''NORTHUMBERLAND/PENNY POST/BUILDINGS'' in red, with black Dublin 1d handstamp above, fine and scarce. Photo.
85 | £150
Postal History and Covers: 1834 to 1860 group of three misdirected covers, comprising 1834 (Apr. 26th) entire letter from Truro to Kingsbridge, Devon, misread as London so rated ''1/1'', redirected from London with ms. ''Missent to London'', the ''1/1'' cancelled and the correct rate ''8'' inserted, 1844 ((Nov. 23rd) stampless O.H.M.S. entire to Wadhurst with fine oval ''MISSENT/TO/TUNBRIDGE'', and 1860 (June 11th) entire letter from Helston to St. Columb, bearing 1d. Star with circular ''MISSENT/TO/TRURO'' in black alongside.
86 £90
Postal History and Covers: 1837 (Feb. 9th) Stamp Office, London, printed entire letter to Camelford with a superb strike of the circular ''MISSENT/TO/TRURO'' in blue, horizontal filing fold, fine. Photo.
87 £120
Postal History and Covers: 1838 (Jul. 24) entire from Cape of Good Hope to Aberdeen showing neat ''INDIA LETTER/PORTSMOUTH boxed handstamp on front, fine. Photo.
89 £750
Postal History and Covers: 1840 (July 1st) printed entire letter charged ''2'', addressed ''Incidental Account. Lieut. Colonel W. L. Maberly, General Post-Office, London. From the Post-Office of Spittal'', the account lists two items of expenditure ''April 30 Marshall & Son - Composition for Stamping Letters 2/6'' and ''May 2 Jas Sims - 2 New Letter Bags 5/-'', with a filing note indicating that stamping ink was not normally available ''The claim for stamping composition in this account being an unusual allowance is humbly submitted for the Secretary's consideration'', with some reinforcement. A rare and important item. Photo.
90 £3500
Postal History and Covers: 1844 (Jan. 4th) entire letter to Skipton, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 35 IH with small to large margins, cancelled solely by a very fine strike of the boxed ''No. 2'' receiving office handstamp of Harbertonford, with a second fine strike at left, reverse with Totnes Jan. 6th datestamp, extremely rare, believed to be the finer of only two recorded examples on cover. Photo.
91 £70
Postal History and Covers: 1850 (Oct. 31) entire to Italy and 1850 (Mar. 25) 1d. postal stationery envelope to London, both with ''SUDBROOK PARK'' belted circular cachets and ''TP/Petersham'' in red, imperfections. Photo.
94 | £50
Postal History and Covers: 1883 registered printed Bankruptcy Act entire to Lancashire bearing 1/2d. and 2d. tied neat ''CANTERURY/M.O. & S.B./MY 18/83'' c.d.s's, Bury and Manchester transits on reverse, fine. Photo.
96 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1940 (Mar. 14) airmail envelope from Planet News, London to Acme Newspictures Inc, New York, bearing 2s.6d. block of six, with boxed ''PASSED/FOR PUBLICATION/14MAR1940/INTLD NH 16/GENERAL SECTION/PRESS & CENSORSHIP BUREAU'' and ''COLLECT 10c POSTAGE DUE/FOR CUSTOMS SERVICE'' cachets, and censored label, fine. Photo.
97 | £850
Postal History and Covers: Hastings: A collection six albums and two binders incl. an album of early marking with 1790 front to Horsham with straight line ''HASTINGS'' in black, 1845 (Sept. 1st) cover to Rye with ''PAID/1D'' in red, boxed ''Hastings/Penny Post'' handstamps, ship letter markings, etc., later material 1850-1980 with a range of cancellations, 1971 postal strike cover with square and triangular Bexhill delivery service adhesives, a few overseas and registered letters, postcards, etc., mixed condition.
99 | £190
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: A group of covers (14) and fronts (13) with Penny Post and handstruck ''1'' handstamps, incl. 1817 and 1820 Dublin ribbon P.P. Office handstamps in red, 1839 Ballyconnell Penny Post, 1824 Essex Bridge Penny Post, Drumcondra Penny Post (on front), etc. (27)
100 £380
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: Dublin: 1826 (Dec. 22nd) entire letter (missing left side flap) from Dublin to Belfast, front with manuscript ''8d. postage paid. (half)'' with large ''More to Pay'' handstamp in red alongside, with Paid datestamp below, fine and rare, the only recorded example. Photo.
101 | £140
Postal History and Covers: London: 1806-35 study collection of London in a folder, incl. single and double ring provincial handstamps, single and double framed Tombstone paid marks, Twopenny and Threepenny posts, etc., mainly good to fine strikes. (67 items)
103 | £580
Postal History and Covers: Maritime Mail: A collection of predominantly WWI ship cancellations in six albums and on pages incl. extensive range of cancellations and censorship marks on covers and postcards from an array of ships, mute handstamps and crosses, single ring, 'Krag'' cancellations etc., a few O.H.M.S and ''on active service'' covers (some stampless), also some covers from barracks and onshore offices, one album contains later K.G.VI and Q.E.II covers, mixed condtion. (200+)
105 £400
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1293 land grant in Latin from Reginald of Gattone (Catton near Norwich), granted to the Rector of Wissigsete and Catherine his wife, one acre of moor in Flitcham, fine early document. Photo.
106 | £420
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1561 letter (in Latin) signed by the Marquis of Winchester, the Queen's lord Treasurer, requesting payment of 2.13.4d. for carrying urgent letters on behalf of the lord Treasurer. Part contents ''Rychard Mynstler on of the mesyngers of the Quens mayies chamber asketh alowance fore Rydyng in hast be the commandment of the Ryght honnorabull Lord Highe Tresor(er) of Inglond fro(m) his place at London (to) norfolk to the byshope/of Norwych & to him delyvord my lorde tresorars lettres & fro hym to the de(a)n & chapter of Norwyche & to hym delyvord my lordes lettres & fro thems to yermothe to the costemers (s)erchers & controlres of that porte''. Possibly the earliest document in private hands recording postal services in Norfolk. Photo.
107 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1638 (circa) three entires carried privately, two from Lady Croftes to Sir Roger Palmer, the other from Sir Henry Croftes, no postal markings.
108 | £380
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1674 (Apr. 13th) entire from Yarmouth, addressed to ''Mr Thomas Pengelly Mercht in Moorefields neare the popes head in London'' charged 3 pence, on reverse has ''SE/23'' Bishopmark (twice). Photo.
109 | £65
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1675 (Mar. 13th) letter from East Dereham to London, charged ''3d'', although there is no Bishopmark this was carried in the posts.
110 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1676 (Dec. 13th) letter from John Palgrave at Sandringham, addressed to London, charged 3 pence. This would have been turned at Thetford and sent on via Lynn. Photo.
111 | £75
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: 1795 (Aug. 16th) entire from St. Christopher to Long Stratton, carried privately and put into the post on London, manuscript ''1/3'' rate mark.
114 | £200
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Holkham: 1645 entire written by three daughters (of nine) of John Coke and grandchildren of Sir Edward Coke, Attorney General to Queen Elizabeth and subsequently Lord Chief Justice. They are asking that they should not have to wait until the youngest of us comes to full age before receiving their portions under their grandfather's will. Photo.
116 | £520
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: North Walsham: 1665 (Dec. 6th and 14th) two entires from North Walsham to Norwich, probably carried out of the mails as no charge is shown. They both have manuscript dates in the style of the Bishopmark, used at this period on mails from Yarmouth to London.
117 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Swaffham: 1720 (June 8th) entire from North Creake to London, bearing mauscript ''4'' rate mark, on reverse has unrecorded straight line ''SWAFFHAM'' (24 x 4mm) and ''10/JU'' Bishopmark, toned, also 1719 entire to London, no town marks, on reverse has ''4/NO'' Bishopmark. Photo.
118 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Swaffham: 1732 (Nov. 26th) entire from Shipdham to Chard, manuscript ''2'' overwritten by ''1/-HP (the inspector's initials), and another charge was written which was incorrect and has been heavily deleted by an overinked inspector's crown, with a final ''In all 2'', bearing on reverse a two line ''SWAFF/HAM'', overstruck by ''29/NO'' Bishopmark. Photo.
119 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Norfolk: Swaffam: 1752 (Dec. 12th) cover from Swaffham to Norwich, endorsed ''By Thetford Bag'' and charged 3 pence, on reverse has fine two line ''SWAFF/HAM'' (Willcock no. 384), rare. Photo.
126 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: Bath: 1780(c)-1840 selection of covers, incl. straight line, mileage marks, Penny Posts, etc. (14 items)
127 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: Taunton: 1823-76 selection of mainly covers, incl. ''Too Late'' (3), Taunton Penny Post, Washford u.d.c., 1876 Registered letter receipts (2), etc. (11 items)
130 £1650
Postal History and Covers: Uniform Fourpenny Post: 1840 (Jan. 4th) entire letter to Grays Inn with a superb strike of the rare Hertford handstruck ''4'', Hertford and London datestamps on reverse, fine, the rarest of the Hertford ''4'' handstamps. Photo.
131 £160
Postal History and Covers: Wales: Bangor: 1788 (June 27) entire to Plasgwyn, with manuscript ''2'' rate mark and a fine ''BANGOR/252'' mileage mark (Willcocks 186), rare. Photo.
132 | £320
Postal History and Covers: Wales: Bangor: 1815 to 1847 group incl. 1815 entire with boxed ''TOO LATE'' in brown, 1830 entire with boxed ''Bangor/P.y Post'' in red with boxed ''No. 5'' in blue alongside, 1846 entire letter with circular ''BANGOR/1D/PAID'' in red, 1847 entire letter to U.S.A. with framed ''PAID at BANGOR'' in red, etc., scarce group. (6)
133 £260
Postal History and Covers: Wales: Beaumaris: 1840 (May 27th) entire letter showing fine strikes of the ''PAID AT/BEAUMARIS'' with handstruck ''1' below, both in red, reverse with Beaumaris 28th May datestamp, a fine and rare cover. Photo.
135 | £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Bampton: 1816-67 selection of mainly covers, incl. 1853 and 1854 covers franked by 1841 1d. red-brown with ''802'' numerals in blue, 1854 and 1855 (2) covers, franked by 1854-57 1d. all with ''802'' numerals in blue, Mileage marks, etc. (76 items)
136 | £750
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Chudleigh: 1798-1866 selection of mainly entires and covers, incl. 1798 entire to London, bearing on reverse curved ''CHUDLEIGH'', 1800 printed ''Monthly Return'' to London, endorsed ''On His Majestys Service'' bearing on reverse ''CHUDLEIGH'', Penny Posts, Mileage marks, etc. (113 items)
137 | £620
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Cullompton: 1788-1986 an accumulation of covers, cards and a few fronts, incl. 1788 entire to Dunster, bearing two line ''COLLUMP/TON'', 1799 entire to Exeter, bearing good ''COLLUMPTON'', 1846 stampless envelope from Wolverhampton to Culmstock, bearing good two line ''MISSENT TO/CULLOMPTON'', mileage marks, Penny Posts, etc. (few 100's)
138 £240
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1579 (Nov. 13) Corsini letter from Exeter to London, no postal markings, fine. (RH 3085 004). Photo.
139 £280
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1591 (Nov. 9) Corsini letter from Exeter to London, no postal markings, fine. (RH 3085 004). Photo.
140 £580
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1666 (March 23) entire from ''Exon'' (Exeter) to London, manuscript ''3'' rate mark, on reverse has fine ''MR/25'' Bishopmark. Photo.
141 £320
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1672 (June 1) entire from Exeter to London, bearing manuscript ''p pd'' and ''3'', fine. Photo.
142 | £1400
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1709-1877 an accumulation of pre-stamp and stampless entires, covers and a few fronts, incl. 1709 small part cover bearing a faint Exeter ''E'' datestamp, 1727 entire to Cornwall with manuscript ''7'', on reverse has fair ''EXETER'', 1735 entire to London, bearing on reverse a good two line ''EXE/TER'', 1741 (March 18) entire to Exeter, on reverse has a good ''EXETER skeleton used as an arrival, 1786 entire to Philadelphia, bearing ''EXETER/176'', 1841 (March 26) cover to Collumpton, bearing ''EXETER'' skeleton used as despatch mark, straight lines, mileage marks, Too Late, Penny Posts, good range of datestamps, duplication, etc. (100's)
143 £85
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1722 (April 2) entire from Exeter to London, on reverse has a fair strike of the boxed ''EXETER'' mark (RH 3085 075), with London ''4/AP'' Bishopmark. Photo.
144 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1811-56 selection of covers and two front bearing range of ''Missent to Exeter'' marks, incl. red boxed (7), in black (2), etc. (11 items)
145 £80
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1830 (March 1) entire from Bristol to Ilchester, bearing unframed ''MISSENT/TO/EXETER'', fine. RH 3085 425. Photo.
146 £450
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1836 (April 30) entire from Madeira to Edinburgh, bearing ''1/11'' rate mark and a fine strike of the scarce Exeter ''1/2'' Scottish additional 1/2 tax, on reverse has step-type ''PENZANCE/SHIP LETTER''. RH 3085 495. Photo.
147 £95
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (May 13) 1d. letter sheet A7 (Forme 1), from Exeter to Buckfastleigh, readdressed, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp below, a few imperfections. Photo.
148 £270
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (May 23) entire from Exeter to Plymouth, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 1b AG with small to good margins, lightly cancelled by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
149 £320
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (June 9) Southgate no. 2 ''Ladies School'' front only (mounted on cover) used from Exeter to Totnes, bearing Exeter datestamp in red, fine and scarce. Unlisted in Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn's ''British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century''. Photo.
150 £550
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 Southgate no. 4 ''Blarney Stone'' front only (mounted on paper) used from Exeter to Totnes, bearing fine 1840 1d. black plate 4 QK, tied by neat red Maltese, fine and scarce. Unlisted in Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn's ''British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century''. Photo.
151 £100
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (June 24) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A19 (Forme 2), used from Exeter to Mount Radford, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp alongside, a few minor tears and wrinkles, otherwise fine. Photo.
152 £170
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (July 8) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A250 (forme 5), used from Exeter to Helston, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp below. Photo.
153 £280
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (July 31) entire from Rockbeare to Bampton, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 4 HK, fine with small to good margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. AS23. Photo.
154 £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Aug. 14) 2d. Mulready envelope a198, used from Exeter to Leeds, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp below, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
155 £190
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Aug. 24) cover to London, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 6 AK, fine with small to large margins with part selvedge at top, lightly tied by neat orange-red Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
156 £90
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Aug. 26) entire from Honiton to Collumpton, bearing manuscript ''1'', unframed ''Missent to/Exeter'' (RH 3085 502), and Honiton datestamp. Photo.
157 £200
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Sept. 9) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A2 (forme 1), used from Heavitree to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching ''EXETER/PY POST datestamp alongside. Photo.
158 £700
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Sept. 15) entire to Wellington, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 6 QK (re-entry), fine used, tied by orange-red Maltese Cross and matching Exeter datestamp, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41a. Photo.
159 £500
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Sept. 29) mourning envelope from Kennford to Bath, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 6 FB, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with unframed ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp below, also boxed ''No. 4'' receiving House. S.G. AS41. Photo.
160 £270
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Oct. 12) 1d. Mulready envelope A148 (forme 2), used from Starcross to Neland, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching ''EXETER/PY POST datestamp below and boxed ''No. 7'' receiving house. Photo.
161 £580
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Oct. 17) envelope from Christow to Cambridge, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 4 JJ, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with unframed ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp alongside, boxed ''No. 26'' receiving house. S.G. AS23. Photo.
162 £130
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Oct. 19) entire from Exminster to Bristol, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 7 DC, fine with small to good margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. AS44. Photo.
163 £190
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Oct. 24) cover from Chagford to Halesworth, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 5 FL, fine with small to large margins, part selvedge at right, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. AS25. Photo.
164 £580
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Nov. 7) cover from Silverton to Taunton, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 2 BA, fine with small to good margins, neatly tied by red Maltese Cross , Cullompton datestamp below, with ''Silverton/Penny Post'' in black alongside. S.G. AS15. Photo.
165 £700
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Nov. 10) 1d. Mulready letter sheet (stereo removed), used from Whimple to Thornbury, Britannia uncancelled with ''EXETER/PY POST datestamp at right and ''Whimple/Penny Post'', has Bristol datestamp on reverse. Photo.
166 £380
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Dec. 8) entire from Crediton to London, bearing 1840 2d. plate 1 LF, very close to good margins, tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with matching unframed ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
167 £620
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Dec. 14) cover from Fore Street Hill to Plymouth, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 7 EA, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside and fine ''Fore Street Hill/Penny Post'' in black. S.G. AS44. Photo.
168 £2300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840 (Dec. 31) entire from Moretonhampstead to St. Austell, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 2 FB, fine with small to good margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with ''EXETER/Penny Post'' datestamp and fine ''Moreton Hampstead/Penny Post'' in black. S.G. AS15. Photo.
169 | £750
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1840-49 selection of Penny Posts, comprising 1840 (Aug. 6) envelope to London, bearing ''Alphington/Penny Post'', 1841 (Feb. 17) cover to London, bearing ''Copplestone/Penny Post'', 1841 (March 18) cover to Exeter, bearing ''Kenton/Penny Post'', 1842 (July 31) cover to London, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown with black Maltese Cross and Exeter datestamp, with ''Ide/Penny Post'', 1844 (Nov 15) 1d. pink stationery envelope to Malvern with ''Moreton Hampstead/Penny Post'', 1845 (July 29) 1d. pink stationery envelope to Launceston with ''Coleford/Penny Post'', 1849 (Aug. 20) envelope to Ashburton with ''Chagford/Penny Post'', fine.
170 | £820
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841-2002 an accumulation of covers, cards, pieces and a few stamps, incl. 1858 entire to India, bearing 1856-58 1d. (3) and 1855-57 6d., 1883 envelope to South Africa bearing 1880-83 6d. on 6d., tied by Exeter duplex, has boxed ''More to pay/above oz/237'' and handstruck ''1/-s'', ranges of imperforate and perforated 1d. Stars, duplexes, Postage Due marks, some with stamps removed, etc. (few 100's)
171 £90
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Jan. 6) envelope from Topsham Road to Manchester, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 1b TD, fine with close to good margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp below. S.G. AS5. Photo.
172 £620
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Jan. 9) entire from Lympstone to Tunbridge Wells, bearing fine 1840 2d. plate 2 TA (re-entry), neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. DS8b. Photo.
173 £750
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Jan. 13) entire to Wellington, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 4 BE-BF pair, fine with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by orange-red Maltese Crosses with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
174 £400
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Jan. 27) entire from Otterton to London, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 6 HG, fine with close to large margins, neatly tied by red Maltese Cross with ''Otterton/Penny Post'' in red alongside. S.G. AS41. Photo.
175 £220
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb. 4) entire from Mount Radford to Yeovil, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 3 QE, fine with small to good margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. AS20. Photo.
176 £650
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb. 5) entire from Otterton to Wellington, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 9 SD, fine with good to large margins, showing portion of adjoining stamp at base, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. AS56. Photo.
177 £2300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb 12) cover from Moretonhampstead to Exeter, bearing 1840 2d. blue plate 2 LF, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross (stated to be the last day of the orange-red period) with neatly struck ''Moreton/Penny Post'' alongside and red ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp. S.G. DS8. Photo.
178 £260
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb. 16) entire from Starcross to Yeovil, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 8 TF, fine with good to large margins, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross, ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp and ''Starcross/Penny Post''. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
180 £520
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Feb. 26) entire from Powderham to Yeovil, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 6 AG, fine with small to large margins, showing portion of adjoining stamp at left and part selvedge at top, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross with unframed ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp alongside. S.G. AS41. Photo.
181 £380
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (March 21) cover from Fore Street Hill to London, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 7 BI, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by two black Maltese Crosses with ''Fore Street Hill/Penny Post'' and ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp in black. S.G. AS44. Photo.
182 £500
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (March 21) entire from Exeter to Taunton, bearing 1840 1d. black plate 5 GJ, good to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross with ''EXETER'' skeleton datestamp alongside. RH 3085 560. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
183 £140
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (April 13) stampless cover from Oxford to Taunton, bearing ''Missent to/Exeter'' (RH 3085 502), 1861 (March 11) envelope from Bridgwater to Wiveliscombe, bearing 1856-58 1d. with ''MISSENT/TO/EXETER'' alongside. Photo.
184 £400
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (April 24) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A243 (forme 5), used from Exeter to Kingsbridge, cancelled by black Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp alongside. Photo.
185 £220
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (May 2) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A14 (Forme 1) used from Moretonhampstead to Exeter, has ''West of England Monthly Postage Advertiser'', cancelled black Maltese Cross, two line ''Moreton Hampstead/Penny Post'' and ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp, some internal repairs, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. MA33c. Photo.
186 £320
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (May 8) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A243 (Forme 5), used to Kingsbridge, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, two line ''Fore Street Hill/Penny Post'' and ''EXETER/PY POST'' datestamp, inside has ''The Economic Life Assurance Society'' S.G. Spec. MA111c. Photo.
187 £200
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (May 8) cover from Exminster to Yeovil, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 MI fine used with small to good margins, tied by black Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. Photo.
188 £1000
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (May 13) entire from Powderham to Yeovil, bearing 1840 2d. plate 1 RL, small to large margins, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
189 £280
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (May 22) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A254 (Forme 5), used to Kingsbridge, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, two line ''Fore Street Hill/Penny Post'' and Exeter datestamp, inside has ''The Economic Life Assurance Society'' S.G. Spec. MA111c. Photo.
190 £190
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (July 23) Mulready letter sheet A 21 (Forme 2), used from Oxford to Shepton Mallet, redirected to Penzance, bearing black Maltese Cross, Wincanton datestamp, ''Missent to/Exeter'' (crossed out), on reverse has Oxford, Bruton and Penzance datestamps. Photo.
191 £1900
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Aug. 27) Mulready 1d. letter sheet A 255 (Forme 5), used from Exeter to Guernsey, cancelled by two Exeter datestamps in black without Maltese Cross, fine. Photo.
192 £2300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Oct. 14) entire from Exeter to Tiverton, redirected to Bampton, endorsed ''P Paid'' and ''1'' rate mark, with 1841 1d. deep red-brown plate 15 RE (re-entry) fine with good margins, used for redirection, tied by Exeter datestamp only. S.G. Spec.BS4va. Photo.
193 £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1841 (Dec. 28) 2d. Mulready envelope a199, used locally in Exeter, cancelled by black Maltese Cross with matching Exeter datestamp alongside, fine. Photo.
194 £150
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (Feb. 8) 1d. pink stationery envelope (Huggins EP4b), used from Whitestone to Edinburgh, cancelled by Exeter datestamp code ''B'' only (RH 3085 565 abu) with faint Penny Post at left. Photo.
195 £950
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (Feb. 17) 1d. pink stationery envelope (Huggins EP4b), used from Exeter to Edinburgh, cancelled by Exeter skeleton datestamp used as cancellation, stated only two recorded. RH 3085 575 cu. Photo.
196 £1100
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (Feb. 17) entire from Exeter to Taunton, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown OK, good to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross with ''EXETER'' skeleton datestamp alongside. RH 3085 575. Photo.
197 £920
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (July 25) entire from Lympstone to St. Columb, bearing 1840 2d. blue plate 2 BK-BL pair, fine with small to large margins, neatly tied by black Maltese Crosses with Exeter datestamp alongside. S.G. DS8. Photo.
198 £620
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (July 25) 1d. pink stationery envelope (Huggins EP4b), used from Broadclist to London, cancelled by Exeter datestamp code ''C'' only and uprated with 1841 1d. red-brown JH (just touched at top), tied by black Maltese Cross, has ''Broadclist/Penny Post'' in red. Photo.
199 £650
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1842 (Aug. 31) entire from Exeter to London, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown OI (touched at right), unusually tied by Exeter Mail Bag seal also Exeter datestamp code ''C'', fine and scarce. RH 3085 555bs. Photo.
201 | £1200
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1845-62 a correspondence from Exeter (mainly Whitestone) and addressed to Captain (later Colonel) John Clarke in India (mainly Bombay), range of frankings with 1847-54 Embossed (all cut to shape) 1s. (36), 1s. and 10d (11), 6d. (2), 1855-57 6d. (9, two with three 1856-58 1d.), two stampless and one with stamp removed very mixed condition. (61 items)
202 £150
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1853 (Sept. 27) cover from Fore Street Hill to Weston Super Mare, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown QG-RI block, (RG just touched at left), tied by ''285'' barred ovals, on reverse has Fore Street Hill u.d.c., Exeter datestamp. Photo.
203 £110
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1854 (Nov. 24) envelope to Cape of Good Hope, bearing 1854-57 2d. SC16 plate 4 OF-OI strip of four, tied by barred ovals ''285'' of Exeter, on reverse has Exeter and Capetown datestamps, few perf. imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
204 £270
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 (Feb. 19) printed ''Tormoham Waterworks'' printed entire to Ashburton, bearing 1854-57 1d. LC14 KK, tied by Exeter duplex, with unusual usage of the ''PACKET LETTER/DEVONPORT'' (used instead of a Missent mark), on reverse has Newton Abbot, Devonport and Ashburton datestamps. Photo.
205 £600
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 (July 18) envelope from Exeter to Melbourne, franked by fine 1847-54 1s. green with good to large margins, tied by Exeter sideways duplex, octagonal ''L/JY 20/C'' of Liverpool, on reverse has oval unframed ''SHIP LETTER/MELBOURNE'' datestamp in red. Photo.
206 £1000
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 (Aug. 25) large cover from Exeter to Bristol, bearing 1854-57 1d. red-brown SC14 PI-OF block, cancelled by unusual boxed ''EXETER'' (in use only August and September 1855), rare. Photo.
207 £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 (Sept. 5) entire from Exeter to Taunton, bearing 1854-57 1d. red-brown SC16, cancelled single unusual boxed ''EXETER'' (in use only August and September 1855), rare. Photo.
208 £210
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1857 (Feb.) cover from India to Alphington, Exeter, re-addressed to South Brent, bearing Indian 1854-55 4a. cut to shape, tied by ''118'' numeral and red Paid datestamp, boxed ''INDIA PAID'', Ivybridge datestamp, on reverse has 1854-57 1d. tied by Exeter duplex, used for redirection. Photo.
209 £480
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1857 (Aug. 5) neat entire from Exeter to Hong Kong, bearing 1854-57 1d. and 2d., 1855-57 6d., 1s., cancelled by Exeter duplexes, on reverse has London and Hong Kong datestamps. Photo.
210 £160
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1858 (Jan. 9) envelope from Whitestone to Bombay, bearing 1855-57 6d. (2), tied by Exeter duplex, on reverse has Whitestone u.d.c., London, Lahore and Bombay datestamps, fine. Photo.
211 £180
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1858 (April 26) entire to Ashburton, bearing 1856-58 2d. LC16 plate 6 IC and DF, tied by Exeter duplexes, on reverse has Newton Abbot and Ashburton datestamps. Photo.
212 £1350
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1858 (May 13) cover from Exeter to Australia, bearing 1856-58 LC14 1d. rose-red plate 42 strip of five and a split strip of four, cancelled by 285 barred numeral, the stamps on reverse were discovered in London and cancelled by Foreign Branch Mail Bag seal, on reverse has London and Melbourne datestamps. Photo.
213 £120
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1859 (Oct. 2) entire addressed to ''Lt. Colonel John Clarke, c/o Messrs Lyall Rennie & Co Calcutta'', re-addressed to Seetapore, bearing 1855-57 6d. (2), tied by barred oval ''285'' of Exeter, on reverse has Whitestone u.d.c., Exeter, London and Calcutta datestamps. Photo.
214 £80
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1862 (Jan. 25) envelope, registered from Exeter to London, bearing 1855-57 4d. (2), tied by small ''285'' barred numeral, with Exeter despatch c.d.s. and oval London Registered datestamp. Photo.
215 £260
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1862 (March 2) envelope to India, bearing 1856-58 1d. (3) and 1862-64 9d. MG, neatly tied by Exeter duplexes, on reverse has London, Bombay and Seetapor c.d.s's. Photo.
216 £580
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1865 (Feb. 23) envelope from Exeter to Hong Kong, bearing 1862-64 4d. LK and 1865-67 1s. plate 4 IA, tied by Exeter duplex and red handstruck ''1d'', on reverse has London and Hong Kong c.d.s's. Photo.
217 £260
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1871 (Dec. 28) envelope from Exeter to Bangor, bearing 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 9 KI and LI, tied by Exeter duplex, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
218 £250
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1877 (April 6) envelope (flap missing) from Exeter to H.M.S. Flying Fish, East India Station Aden, bearing 1873-80 8d. orange PL-OL vertical pair, tied by Exeter duplexes. Photo.
219 £580
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1880 (Jan. 14) envelope from Exeter to Ashburton, bearing 1d. plate 225 DI, tied by Exeter duplex, fine. Photo.
220 £4800
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1640 entire letter addressed to ''ffor his Ma'ties speciall service, To my much honored ffriende Sr George Chudleigh Baronett on of the Duputie Leiutenant of this Conty, speede thyse hast post hast John Acland'' (Sir John Acland 1st. Bt. Royalist, Sheriff of Devon and Colonel of Militia). Written from Colum John (A Royalist garrison house near Exeter) by John Adams regarding calling a meeting of Head Constables at the New Inn, Exeter. Intact wax seal, a very fine and rare item. RH 3085 015. Photo.
221 £380
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1670 (March 11) cover from Reading via London and Taunton to Chipley, endorsed ''forward 3d/post pd to London 2d'', on reverse has fine strike of ''MA/12'' Bishopmark. Photo.
222 £200
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1683 entire from Exeter to London, bearing manuscript ''6'' rate mark deleted and ''9'' added with an Inspector's Crown and ''X'', on reverse has London ''NO/26'' Bishopmark. Photo.
223 £400
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1687 (Jan. 26) entire from Bradworthy (12 miles S.W. of Bideford), addressed to Exeter, with manuscript endorsement ''hast poft/6d.'' Photo.
224 £1400
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1700 (Aug. 14) entire letter from Exeter to Taunton, manuscript ''2'', on reverse has an excellent strike of the rare Exeter ''E'' datestamp. RH 3085 062. Photo.
225 £620
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1704 (April 11) entire from Minehead, via Taunton to Exeter, endorsed ''Ffree H Payne'', on reverse has manuscript ''Taunton''. (The first mark of Taunton was in 1704). Photo.
226 £300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1707 cover with enclosed letter, from South Molton via Exeter to London, bearing on reverse a fine and rare two line ''SOUTH/MOULTON''. Stated to be the only known example. Photo.
227 £240
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1709 (Jan. 18) cover from Minehead via Taunton and Exeter bearing on reverse a fine straight line ''MINEHEAD'' (Willcocks 612). Photo.
228 £2700
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1709 (Oct. 12) entire from Croscombe via Wells, Taunton, Exeter and to Plymouth, bearing manuscript ''3'' rate mark, on reverse has a fine strike of the very rare ''WELLS/X'' (Willcocks 881, only used for Cross Post), stated only two recorded, some slight restoration, otherwise fine. Photo.
229 £300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1719 (April 22) entire letter from Bath to Landhern, Cornwall, with manuscript ''by Exeter/bagg'' (RH 3085 056), also 1696 ''The London Gazette'' with public notice for the Exeter to Bristol Cross Post Service and 1677 mileage calculator table for postage. Photo.
231 £110
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1757 (May 11) entire Bampton to Cambridge, bearing manuscript ''8'' deleted and ''2n2'' with Inspector's Crown, on reverse has scarce ''TIVER/TON'' (RH 8695 095) and ''13/MA'' London Bishopmark. Photo.
232 £80
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1776 (Dec. 16) cover from Wellington to Wells, bearing manuscript ''3'' and ''By X Post'', on reverse bearing a two line ''WELL/INGTON'' (Willcocks 847). Photo.
233 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Exeter to Bristol Cross Road Post: 1790 (Oct. 16) entire from Wells to Winchester, bearing manuscript ''5'' rate mark and ''WELLS'' (Willcocks 908), also 1794 entire from Stogursey to London, bearing two line ''BRIDGE/WATER'' (Willcocks 220).
234 | £750
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Penny Post: 1812-39 selection of covers, incl. receiving offices number stamps with 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 28, 29, range of Penny Post marks, etc. (18 items)
235 | £1050
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: Penny Post: 1814-40 a selection of entires, covers and a few pieces, incl. Receiving Office numbers with unframed ''No.6'' on 1836 and 1839 (2) covers, ''No 8'' on 1840 (Aug.) cover franked by 1840 1d. black, ''No. 16'' on 1829 covers (2), ''No. 25'' on 1828 entire, good range of Penny Post marks, etc. (149 items)
236 | £190
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Moretonhampstead: 1800-04 entires (5) all bearing two lined curved ''MORETON/HAMPSTEAD'', fair to fine.
239 | £270
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Plymouth: 1700-1857 a selection of mainly entires and covers, incl. 1700 entire to Exeter, bearing manuscript ''2'' rate mark, mileage marks, 1794 entires (4) both with horseshoe ''PLYMOUTH'', etc., mixed condition. (49 items)
240 | £1300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Tiverton: 1759-1999 an accumulation of covers, cards, pieces, incl. 1759 cover to Cambridge, bearing two line ''TIVER/TON'', 1812 large part entire bearing manuscript ''Missent to'' and ''TIVERTON'' handstamp, 1839 (Dec. 11) entire bearing scarce ''8'' double 4d. rate, 1839 (Dec. 17) with manuscript ''4'' rate mark, mileage marks, Penny Posts, 1939-48 1 used on plain f.d.c., etc., mixed condition. (few 100's)
241 | £3800
Postal History and Covers: Devon: An accumulation of covers, cards and pieces, on leaves and loose, incl. Ashburton, Axminster, Barnstaple, Crediton, Hatherleigh, Kenton with 1840 entire bearing 1840 1d. black with part Kenton Penny Post, Kingsbridge, Lympstone, Mount Radford, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, St. Sidwell, St. Thomas, Stoke Canon, South Molton, Teignmouth, Totnes, Winkleigh, good range of Penny Posts, u.d.c's, duplexes, etc. (100's)
242 | £350
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Ephemera: A large accumulation in three cartons, incl. prints, maps, newspapers, quantity of legal papers, deeds, leases, many letters, Post Office Acts, invoices and receipts, etc. (100's)
244 £210
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: 1871 (Feb. 2) Official Paid envelope signed by Sir Henry Cole, addressed to Peterchurch, Hereford, with fine Crowned boxed ''SOUTH/KENSINGTON/MUSEUM'' in blue and red Official Paid datestamp, on reverse has ''Council of Education'' impressed seal, fine. Photo.
245 £300
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Swansea: 1837 (July 5th) entire letter from Commander Alexander Milne on board H.M.S. Snake off Cuba, sent to his father, Vice Admiral Sir David Milne in Coldstream, reverse with boxed ''SWANSEA/SHIP LETTER'' in black and front with ''COLDSTREAM/PENNY POST'' in purple, a very scarce cover with fine strikes. Photo.
246 £110
Postal History and Covers: Crimean War: 1855 envelope from Crimea to England via diplomatic bag from Turin. Most interesting cover addressed to ''The Honble. Arthur A. Cand Paris transit marks. Photo.
248 £190
Crimean War: 1856 (May 13) envelope to Leeds, franked by 1854-57 1d. EG-EI strip of three, tied by ''19'' of the London District Office, manuscript ''Balaclava May 11th.'', on reverse has large unframed circular ''POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY'' c.d.s., fine. Photo.
249 | £110
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Sweden: 1865 entire to Udderallo, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 80 MC, 1858-69 2d. plate 9 KC-KD pair and 1865-67 6d. plate 5 NA, tied by Newcastle on Tyne duplexes.
250 £620
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Sweden: 1899 very large ''On Her Majesty's Service'' envelope from London to the Consul in Gothenburg, bearing 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. MG, 1887-92 Jubilee 3d. and 1s. dull green. Photo.
253 £160
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1864 (Nov 27) entire to Aden, franked by 1862-64 6d. FH and JE, cancelled by ''B01'' barred ovals, on reverse has Alexandria despatch c.d.s. Photo.
254 £200
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1871 (Jan. 21) envelope (part of flap missing) to U.S.A., bearing 1865-67 4d. plate 11 HB and 1867-80 6d. plate 8 CK, cancelled by ''B01'' barred ovals, Cairo despatch c.d.s., few imperfections, otherwise fine.
257 £150
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1873 (May 5) cover to London, franked by 1865-67 4d. plate 12 EH, FH, IE, IF, cancelled by ''B01'' barred ovals, Alexandria despatch c.d.s., fine. Photo.
259 £500
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1874 (Dec. 14) 1d. stationery envelope to Scotland, uprated by 1864-79 1d. TJ, 1873-80 6d. grey plate 13 DH, cancelled by ''B02'' barred ovals, Suez despatch c.d.s., few imperfections, otherwise fine.
260 £220
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1875 (Feb 3) cover to London, franked by 1864-79 1d.plate 137 EH, EG, 1873-80 6d. grey plate 13 PA, cancelled by ''B02'' barred ovals, Suez despatch c.d.s., on reverse has two different datestamps, fine. Photo.
261 £160
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1875 (Oct. 22) envelope to Aden, franked by 1873-80 6d. grey plate 14 SC-TC pair, cancelled by ''B02'' barred ovals, Suez despatch c.d.s., few imperfections, otherwise fine.
262 £400
Great Britain: Used Abroad: Peru: 1865-70 2s. blue cancelled ''D74'' of Pisco, some toning, scarce. S.G. Z125, cat. 2,400. Photo.
263 | £220
Great Britain: Airmails: A selection of mainly flown covers, incl. 1911 (Sept) London-Windsor brown cards used (3), red envelope used, 1935 (Feb. 1) Liverpool-Isle of Man flown cover with five line cachet, 1938 (Oct.) Leeds-London (2), Bradford-London flown covers, etc. (142 items)
264 £350
1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Sept. 12th London-Windsor olive-green card, cancelled die 2, addressed to Manila, Philippine Islands, bearing 1/2d. and 1d., fine, scarce destination. Photo.
265 £150
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1841 2d. stationery envelope, unusually used in 1847 from Ostende, Belgium and addressed to Dublin, bearing Ostende datestamp, and on reverse has two Dublin receiving marks of 9th and 10th. of July, some faults, but an unusual usage. Photo.
270 £240
Postal Stationery: 1d. pink envelope to Launceston, cancelled by 1843 (July 31) Bodmin c.d.s., light filing fold at top, very rare, one of three recorded examples. Photo.
271 £90
Postal Stationery: 1d. pink envelope used 1851 (April 14) from Stockport to Liskeard, cancelled by ''733'' numeral, with fine circular ''MISSENT/TO/TRURO'' in blue-green at lower left, reverse with Bridge St. u.d.c., and Stockport, Truro and Liskeard datestamps, small circular thin at top left, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
272 £60
Postal Stationery: 1d. pink envelope to Paris, uprated with 1d. Star KA-KC strip of three, used 1861 (Feb.) and cancelled by Irish ''180'' numerals of Dromod, reverse with Dromod despatch and London and Calais transit datestamps, cover with a little creasing but scarce. Photo.
274 £260
Postal Stationery: 1870 1/2d. violet postcard used from Edinburgh to Burntisland, cancelled with neat 1870 (Oct. 1st) Edinburgh duplex, the first day of use, the card with central horizontal fold but scarce, also 1/2d. brown postcard and 1d. red Jubilee postcard, each with 1890 (May 16th) Penny Postage Jubilee special Guildhall handstamp. Photo.
275 £140
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1872 (July 23) 1d. pink envelope, uprated with 1858-69 2d. plate 14 DI, from Neath to Philadelphia, tied by Neath duplexes, fine. Photo.
276 | £55
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1897 s.t.o. 3d. + 6d. stationery envelope (ESC 364), uprated by 1881 1d. die II (5) and 1887-92 1/2d., from Winch Bros, Colchester to Christchurch, also 1900 2d. registered envelope (RP 22F) uprated by 1881 1d. die II and 1887-92 9d. from Woolwich to Auckland.
278 £2500
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured) used 1849 (Apr. 10th) from Ely to London, cancelled solely by a crisp full Ely datestamp in blue at lower left, pressed vertical filing fold but extremely rare, believed to be one of only two examples recorded in blue, not currently listed in S.G. Spec. catalogue. Clear B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. ME1. Photo.
280 £700
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured), used 1841 (Mar. 13) with manuscript ''O.H.M. Service'' below Britannia, cancelled by black Maltese Cross with ''MORTON IN THE MARCH'' c.d.s. and ''STOW IN THE WOLD'' undated circle on front, the letters content contains details of a surveyor preparing a meeting with two commissioners, the author claims to have not received forms of receipts from the tax office, two vertical filing folds, otherwise a fine and unusual item. Karl Louis certificate (2012). Photo.
282 £190
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A16 (forme 2) with A. Cuddy ''Postage Stamps, 9d. per Dozen.'' advert in blue (S.G. Spec. MA5e), used 1840 (Aug. 2nd) from Brighton to Bedford, cancelled by an orange Maltese Cross, reverse with Brighton datestamp in the same colour, scarce. S.G. Spec. ME1n. Photo.
284 | £110
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A35 and 2d. envelope a199, both fine unused.
285 £130
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A64 (forme 3) used 1840 (June 21st) to Dorchester, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with boxed ''Dorchester/Py Post'' in red at foot, addressed to Colonel Frampton who was behind the prosecution of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, central vertical filing fold otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME1. Photo.
289 £180
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A153 (forme 2), used 1841 (Jan. 18th) from Bristol to Breadstone, nr. Berkeley, cancelled by a smudged orange Maltese Cross, reverse with Bristol datestamp in the same colour, small parts of two flaps and seal missing, scarce. Photo.
290 £110
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A156 (forme 2) used late, 1877 (May 16) to Leicester, cancelled by ''THERSTON'' c.d.s. at top-right, with Leicester receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
292 £230
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a91 used 1841 (Feb. 11) to Glasgow, cancelled red Maltese Cross, with Glasgow and Hamilton datestamps on reverse, some light creasing and soiling, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME3, cat. 2,000. Photo.
294 £290
1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a201 used 1840 (July 31) to Edinburgh, with orange-red Maltese Cross, redirected to another location in Edinburgh, fine. Photo.
295 £1200
1840 Mulready Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Fores's Comic No. 1 caricature by John Leech (front only) addressed to The Lady Charlotte Palmer, Stratford on Avon, bearing 1840 1d. plate 5 AH with four clear margins, tied by deep orange-red Maltese Cross, a few margin faults and a little light staining, very scarce. Photo.
297 £170
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1854-55 Valentine type II Ocean Penny Postage envelopes state 8 (with E. Fry Broad St. Buildings at lower-right), in white paper unused (rare, see Turner 2014 page 260), also state 8 (but with Palm Trees), Deraedemaeker facsimile on grey paper (See Turner, Ocean Penny Postage pages 247-248, 259-260), fine.
298 | £190
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1890-1936 selection of covers (6), fronts (34) and drawings only (13), incl. caricatures, comic, etc., mixed condition. (53 items)
299 | £120
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1902-26, a group of hand illustrated covers and postcards, incl. 1909 envelope to Kent showing circus performers' heads, 1903 cover to Grantham showing a gentleman in a top hat, 1908 postcard to London showing a city gent with a cane, selection with the addresses in fine calligraphy or with a decorative vignette, etc., varied condition. (14)
300 | £45
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1916-17 three ''On Active Service'' envelopes, handpainted, depicting Windsor Castle, the Pyramids, and a girl and a wall respectively, also two postcards of H.M.S. Leonidas.
302 | £180
Cancellations: A K.G.V to early Q.E.II collection of slogan cancellations written up on leaves, on pieces and on covers, wide range incl. telephone campaigns, post early for Christmas, range of exhibition publicity slogans, Post Office slogans, centenaries, British Industries Fair from various years, etc.
303 | £520
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals in a stockbook, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, with ''152'' of Burton upon Trent, ''314'' of Painswick, ''970'' of Lynmouth in blue, etc., mixed condition. (190)
304 | £600
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals between 2 to 165 in an album, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, incl. ''34'' of Attleborough, ''55'' of Bawtry, majority with full margins, etc. (72)
305 | £800
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals between 177 to 383 in an album, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, incl. ''203'' on Chumleigh, ''220'' of Bala in blue, ''293'' of Faringdon in blue, ''324'' of Guernsey, ''340'' of Harwich in blue, etc., majority have full margins, etc. (89)
306 | £800
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals between 398 to 575 in an album, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, incl. ''409'' of Jersey, ''499'' of Glossop, ''526'' of Winsford, etc., majority with full margins. (76)
307 | £800
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals between 583 to 820 in an album, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, incl. ''784'' in blue (2), ''802'' in blue, ''806'' of Torrington in deep blue on 1851 (June 15) cover to Exeter with matching Torrington datestamp on reverse, many have full margins, etc. (91)
308 | £600
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: A collection of barred numerals between 823 to 995 in an album, incl. mostly on 1841 1d. red-brown, incl. ''863'' of Wells, ''873'' of Weymouth in blue, ''886'' of Crumlin, ''912'' of Deddington, ''936'' of Whitwell, ''949'' of Castle Cary in blue on 1849 (Aug. 13) entire, ''012'' used on 1853 envelope, many have full margins, etc. (68)
309 £1700
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: 1844 (May 1) entire from Bridgwater to Wells, bearing fine 1841 1d. red-brown NH, tied by ''123'' barred numeral used on the first day, on reverse has Wells receiving mark of the same date, a superb and rare item. One of 28 known. Photo.
312 £210
Cancellations: Barred Numeral Cancellations: 1852 (Jan. 2) entire from Holcomb Rogus to Wellington, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown DK, tied by ''860'' barred numeral of Wellington in blue, on reverse has Holcomb Rogus u.d.c. and Wellington datestamp both in blue. Photo.
313 £100
Cancellations: 1853 (July 16) cover to London, bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 153 SF with close to large margins, cancelled by ''226'' of Cranbrook (Parmenter rarity ''G''), on reverse has Cranbrook, Goudhurst and London datestamps. Photo.
315 £800
Cancellations: Coloured Cancellations: 1852 (Feb. 12) registered cover to Bakewell bearing 1d. red-brown plate 123 AI and 2d. blue plate 4 FA-FC strip of three, cancelled by blue ''448'' Leek numerals, a few imperfections including a filing fold affecting the FB stamp, otherwise a fine and fresh rare item. Photo.
316 £600
Cancellations: Coloured Cancellations: 1854-57 perf. 14 1d. used with red numeral cancellation on 1856 (Sep.) entire from Mere to Yeovil via Bath, with faint Mere dispatch in same colour on reverse, filing fold through stamp, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 11,000. Photo.
317 | £200
Cancellations: Coloured Cancellations: A group of blue cancellations on cover comprising 1841 1d. red-brown plate 22 DG, with two margins, used with Maltese Cross in blue on 1843 (Ap. 27) entire to Somerset, 1841 red-brown N?, four margins, used with ''648'' numeral cancellation in blue on 1846 entire to the same address in Somerset, and a Q.V. 1d. postal stationery wrapper and envelope, both used with blue numeral cancellations. (4)
322 | £85
Cancellations: Leeds: 1904-44 collection of mainly postcards in a cover album, incl. a range Postage Due marks on incoming and outgoing mail with Liable to Letter Rate, etc. (36 items)
324 | £110
Cancellations: Slogans: A collection on pieces, incl. a fine group of Wembley Torchlight Tattoo, etc. (100's)
325 £240
Spoon Cancellations: 1855 (Oct. 17) entire to Kilmarnock bearing 1d. Star tied Cork spoon cancellation in green, and 1856 (Jan. 4) envelope to Dublin bearing 4d., and also 1d. Star on piece, both with Waterford spoon cancellations in green, mostly fine. (3). Photo.
327 £110
Spoon Cancellations: 1858 (July 27) envelope to Kineton, bearing 1856-58 1d. JD, tied by a good strike of the Rugby 'Shoe' duplex. Photo.
328 | £210
Cancellations: Squared Circles: An accumulation on Q.V. covers and postal stationery, approx. 136 different incl. Manchester Barlow Moor Rd., Penryn, London Suburban Offices incl. Bow type 1A, Catford, Finchley Church End, etc., varied condition, mainly good strikes.
329 | £450
Cancellations: Squared Circles: An accumulation on mainly K.E.VII p.p.c's, with a few K.G.V and Q.V. covers, approx. 330 different incl. Atherton, Barnetby, Bildeston, Etchingham, Glossop, Haxby, Heanor, Kiveton Park, Mounts, Penryn, St. Keverne, St. Mabyn, Stantonbury, Strensall, Stretford, London Suburban Offices, etc., varied condition, mainly good strikes.
330 | £580
Cancellations: Squared Circles: An accumulation on mainly K.E.VII p.p.c's, with a some K.G.V and Q.V. covers, incl. Aspley Guise, Barrasford, Copplestone, Dagenham, Etchingham, Ganton, Glaisdale, Gensing Station Rd/Hastings, London Surburban Offices with Leytonstone, Peckham, Kirkham, Neyland, Chestergate/Macclesfield, Mossley, Mounts, Orleton, Rainham/Kent, Ramsey/I.O.M., St. Mabyn, St. Martin, Sedgley, Sidcup, Stantonbury, etc. (approx. 650)
331 £400
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting: Charles Whiting's Essay for a Prepaid Uniform Penny Letter Sheet, inscribed''POST OFFICE PERMIT/VR/PRICE 1D. MATTER NOT TO EXCEED IN WEIGHT 1/2 OUNCE.'', printed in blue on wove paper, central vertical fold, a little staining and heavy paper adherences on reverse in the corners, scarce. S.G. Spec. vol. 1, page 5, fig. 8. Photo.
332 £420
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting: Charles Whiting's Essay for a Prepaid Uniform Penny Letter Sheet, inscribed''POST OFFICE PERMIT/VR/PRICE 1D. MATTER NOT TO EXCEED IN WEIGHT 1/2 OUNCE.'', printed in green on wove paper, central vertical fold, some staining and heavy paper adherences on reverse in the corners, scarce. S.G. Spec. vol. 1, page 5, fig. 8. Photo.
333 | £850
Line Engraved: A collection of used imperf. and perf. 1d. reds written up on leaves, various plates represented, incl. flaws, varieties, inverted S's, 175 imperfs. (2), covers (15), Die I Alph. 2 perf. 14 and perf. 16, range of cancellations, etc., mixed condition. Stated to cat. 10,000. (100s)
334 | £920
Line Engraved: A mainly used selection, incl. 1840 1d. black FI used (four margins), multiples, on piece, etc., slightly mixed. (96)
335 | £320
Line Engraved: A selection of used imperf. and perf. 2d. blues, incl. blue, dark blue and green cancellations, pairs (2), etc., slightly mixed. (17)
336 | £400
A used selection comprising 1840 1d. black plate 1a GI and plate 4 DD (both with four margins), 2d. blue plate 1 KJ used on piece with ''PAID/1d.EXTRA'' alongside, and 1841 2d. AJ-AL horizontal strip of three, the latter with vertical crease, otherwise mostly fine. (4 items)
337 | £700
1840 1d. black plates 1a DL, 1b BG (crease), 2 OF, 4 EL, GH, 5 EB (double ''E'') (pinhole), 6 GD, 8 EJ, LC, and 10 KJ, varied condition, all with four margins, very close in places, a few with slight thins. (10)
338 £320
1840 1d. black plate 1a LF, plate 1b HB, plate 4 KD and plate 6 QK, all with four good margins, used with red Maltese Crosses on separate pieces, the first with 1840 (May. 25) c.d.s. alongside, mainly fine. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS5, AS23 and AS41. Photo.
339 | £980
1840 1d. black plates 1a QE, 1b KI, QA (double ''Q''), 2 NJ, 3 BJ-BK pair, 4 AI, SC (re-entry), 6 JB, 7 EH, 8 GI (corner crease) and 9 KA, varied condition, a few with small thins, all (less the pair) with four margins. (12)
340 | £1150
1840 1d. black plates 1a SH, 1b HK (re-entry), LH, 2 SB, 3PF, 4 BE, 5 NK, 6 KI, 7 DK, 8 KK, 9 FC, 10 HL, 1841 1d. red-brown 'black' plates 2 BA and 11 IJ, all with full margins, mainly fine.
341 | £800
1840 1d. black plates 1b BF, IG, 2 ED, EE, 4 AL, 5 MI, 6 QF, 7 RF, and 8 HC and HH, varied condition, all with four margins, some with slight thins or creases. (10)
342 | £850
1840 1d. black plates 1b CG, 2 AL, LJ, 4 FE, 5 DG, 6 BH, 7 OL, 8 ED, QG, 9 DI and 10 NK, varied condition, some with slight thins or creases, all with four margins, close in places. (11)
343 £400
1d. black plate 1a EC small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (May 9) entire from London to Norwich, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, slightly affected by vertical filing crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2td, cat. 4,800. Photo.
344 £140
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a FH, four good, even margins, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
345 £120
1d. grey-black plate 1a IC with close to small margins, used on piece, tied by messy red Maltese Crosses, has Manchester 1840 May 24th (third Sunday). S.G. Spec. AS1ti. Photo.
346 £150
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a IL, good to very large margins, used on piece with black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
347 £210
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a QE with good to large even margins, fine used with complete black Maltese Cross, with additional traces of red at foot and left, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS3f, cat. 1,100. Photo.
348 £300
1840 1d. black plate 1b AF, four large to huge margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
349 £170
1840 1d. intense black plate 1b AI with good to large margins showing part sheet margin at top, very fine used on 1840 (Nov. 11th) entire from Carlisle to Belfast, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS4. Photo.
350 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b BL, four small to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
351 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b HC with inverted watermark, good margins three sides, possibly just touched at top-left, neat black Maltese Cross, slight ageing at lower right. S.G. Spec. AS5l. Photo.
352 £300
1840 1d. black plate 1b JG with good to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 15th) entire letter from Manchester to Wrexham, tied by a neat distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, a fine uncreased cover. S.G. Spec. AS5ub, cat. 4,500. Photo.
353 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b KF, four small to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross clear of face. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
354 £520
1840 1d. black plate 1b PD with watermark inverted, good to large margins and lightly struck red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5l, cat. 2,500. Photo.
356 £80
1840 1d. black plate 2 DE, four small to large margins, used with slightly heavy red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
357 £260
1840 1d. black plate 2 DH and EA (double ''E''), each with good to large margins, used together on 1840 (July 11th) entire from Leeds to Dublin, cancelled by neat red Maltese Crosses, cover with light creasing well clear of adhesives. S.G. Spec. AS15, c. Photo.
358 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 GI, close at right otherwise good to large even margins, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 29th) entire to London, cancelled by a neat upright bright red Maltese Cross, light horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
359 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 KE (double ''E'') with just clear to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown with close to good margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, fine, S.G. Spec. AS15c, AS18c. Photo.
361 £220
1840 1d. black plate 2 NL with good even margins, very large at right showing part of marginal inscription, placed sideways on 1840 (Oct. 23rd) large part entire from Tickhill to Sheffield, cancelled with a brownish red Maltese Cross with Tickhill u.d.c. at left. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
362 £160
1840 1d. black plate 3 BJ with good to large margins, very fine used on 1840 (June 1st) entire letter to Houghton le Spring, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, reverse with Chester le Street undated circle in red, cover with small reinforcement and vertical filing folds well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
363 £980
1840 1d. grey-black plate 3 HB used with just clear to good margins and a clear neat strike of the number ''7'' in Maltese Cross, vertical crease (treated and reinforced), otherwise fine and attractive, very scarce. Pink B.P.A. certificate (2015) states that the adhesive ''has been repaired, the central vertical crease treated and reinforced''. S.G. 2h, Spec. AS21wg, cat. 18,000. Photo.
367 £85
1840 1d. black plate 4 CI, fine with close to large margins, used on 1840 (Aug. 27) cover used within London, tied by neat rec Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
368 £2300
1840 1d. black plate 4 DB with watermark inverted, unused with large part toned original gum, small to large margins, minor soiling and slight surface abrasions barely detract from very fine appearance, a rare variety. R.P.S. certificate (2014). S.G. Spec. AS23e cat. 48,000. Photo.
369 £90
1840 1d. black plate 4 FD with four small margins, used with red Maltese Cross on 1840 (Jul.13) cover from Birmingham to Wolverhampton, also 1841 1d. red-brown (worn plate), cut into at base, used on cover from Bilston to Wolverhampton, cover imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
370 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 4 FD with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (July 18th) entire to Dublin, tied by rather oily red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS22. Photo.
371 | £190
1840 1d. black plate 4 FH, small to good margins three side, cut into at right, used on 1840 (Oct. 24) cover to Hawick, tied by red Maltese Cross, on reverse has blue Newcastle on Tyne datestamp, QA (double ''Q'') good to large margins on three sides, cut into at right, used on 1840 (Aug. 16) cover from Pelton to Chester le Street, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, plate 6 NC small to large margins three sides, cut into at base, used on 1840 (Dec. 14) from Otley to Bradford, tied by red Maltese Cross.
372 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 FL with good to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
373 | £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 JK close to large margins (creased), used on 1840 (Sept. 9) entire, tied by brownish-red Maltese Cross with Batho Penny Post alongside, plate 5 LG (cut into) used on 1841 (Jan.) part cover, plate 6 SI (cut into) used on 1840 (Oct. 27) cover tied by black Maltese Cross, plate 8 CB (cut into) used on 1841 (April) cover.
374 £270
1840 1d. intense black plate 4 OF with good margins except just touched at top, cancelled by indistinct magenta Maltese Cross on 1840 (Nov.) entire to Glasgow, with straight line ''STRATHEAVEN'' on reverse in the same colour, a little soiled. R.P.S. Certificate (1951). S.G. Spec. AS22vd, cat. 15,000. Photo.
375 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 GC, fine with small to large margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 26) cover from Uxbridge to London, tied by smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
376 £260
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 HH with small to large margins, placed at lower left of envelope, contrary to regulations, used 1840 (Oct. 23rd) from Rochester to Peckham, endorsed at top ''Shooters Hill Bag'', reverse with Rochester and Shooters Hill datestamps, matched with a stampless envelope from the same correspondence also endorsed ''Shooters Hill Bag'', used 1840 (Dec. 5th) with ms. ''1'', with Rochester and Shooters Hill datestamps on reverse, a fine and rare matching pair of envelopes. Photo.
378 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 SD, fine with good to large margins, used on 1840 (July 30) cover from London to Manchester, tied by red Maltese Cross, slightly soiled. S.G. Spe. AS25. Photo.
379 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 GH, four good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross in a carmine shade. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
380 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 HK with good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at top, very fine used on 1840 (Sept. 23rd) entire letter sent within Edinburgh, cancelled by a very fine red Maltese Cross in a bright vermilion shade, vertical filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
383 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 OL small to good margins, used on 1840 (Nov. 18) from Montreal to London, carried privately and posted in London, some soiling, otherwise fine. Photo.
384 £200
1d. black plate 6 RI small to large margins all round, showing portions of adjoining stamps, fine used on 1841 (Feb.26) entire from Edinburgh to Ayr, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, on reverse has fancy framed ''TOO LATE'' (Willcocks S320) also Edinburgh and Ayr datestamps. S.G. Spec. AS41 Photo.
385 £380
1840 1d. greyish black (worn) plate 7 EJ with good to very large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 5th) entire letter from Cheltenham to Warrington, tied by the pink shade Maltese Cross associated with Cheltenham leaving profile clear, with a double arc despatch datestamp on reverse in the same colour, cover with central vertical filing fold, fine and rare. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
386 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 HC with small to huge margins, used with Maltese Crosses in red, fine. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
387 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 NG with good to large margins, very fine used on small piece with a central red Maltese Cross in a bright vermilion shade. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
389 £200
1840 1d. intense black plate 8 SK, close at foot otherwise good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 3rd) entire to Dublin, tied by a bright scarlet shade Maltese Cross, reverse with Hillsboro datestamp in blue, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
390 £200
1d. black plate 9 BG good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (April 5) entire from York to Bridlington, cancelled by black Maltese Cross with Bridlington datestamp alongside, on reverse has York datestamp. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
390A £65
1841 1d. black plate 9 DC (double ''D''), four margins, with part adjoining impressions at right and foot, used with faint red Maltese Cross, a little creasing, pinhole thin, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS57.
391 £210
1840 1d. black plate 9 PB, small to large margins, used on 1841 (Feb.) cover to Huddersfield, tied by neat black Maltese Cross, minor staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
392 £420
1d. black plate 10 GD good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (April 25) cover from Glastonbury to Ilchester, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with Glastonbury datestamp on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS66 Photo.
393 £450
1840 1d. black plate 11 BA used with small margins, vertical crease with matched 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS72, AS74. Photo.
394 £2500
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 EJ with good to large margins, tied to small piece by a superb neat black Maltese Cross, very fine and most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
395 | £550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AJ, ED (re-entry), OA, PD, QD, and plate 2 BD, FK (double ''K'') and KB, all with black Maltese Crosses, mixed condition, a few small thins, most with four margins. (8)
396 | £700
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AK, BH, JE, MD (crease), PE, and plate 2 KK and NL (double ''N''), three with red Maltese crosses, the others black, mixed condition, some with thins, all with four margins. (7)
397 £270
1840 2d. blue group with plate 1 DL and plate 2 AJ used with black Maltese Crosses and plate 2 KG used with red Maltese Cross, all with small to large margins. Photo.
398 | £600
1840 2d. blue plate 1 KA-KC strip of three, PJ and TI, and plate 2 CL and GK, used, the strip just touched at top, otherwise four margins, mostly fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
399 | £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 BC, NB, SB and TI, each with four margins and used with Maltese Cross, mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
400 | £230
1840 2d. blue plate 1 BH small to good margins, used on 1841 cover, plate 2 HD close to good margins, used on 1841 (March 15) entire from Usk to Monmouth, fair to good.
401 £230
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FC and FD with very close to good margins, used on 1842 (Sept. 9) entire from Arbroath to Montrose, tied by black Maltese Crosses, filing creases clear of stamps. Photo.
402 £210
1840 2d. blue plate 1 II with good to large margins, showing constant variety scratch through ''C'' of ''PENCE'', used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
403 | £120
1840 2d. blue plate 2 DF cut into at base, used on 1841 (July 26) envelope from London to Dublin, the address is in the hand writing of the Duke of Welington.
404 £140
1840 2d. blue plate 2 FL with close to good margins, good used with slightly oily upright black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
405 £110
1840 2d. blue plate 2 JJ, four good margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
406 £4800
1840 VR 1d. black BA, unused, close to large margins, crease and wrinkle, slight crease in margin at right, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. VR1. Photo.
408 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown, a used accumulation in two stockbooks, incl. Maltese Crosses with Numbers in Cross, barred ovals, also some later line engraved, etc., mixed condition. (100's)
412 £80
1841 1d. red-brown used with number ''10'' in Maltese Cross, and another used on cover with ''2'' in Maltese Cross, both with four good margins, fine. S.G. Spec. B1ub, ul, cat. 770. Photo.
415 £130
1841 1d. red-brown DI with four small to large margins, used on piece with neat blue Maltese Cross, and CL also used with blue Maltese Cross, the latter with small corner fault and horizontal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B1sc, cat. 1,300. Photo.
418 | £95
1841 1d. red-brown IG, fine used on 1846 (Oct. 28) cover from Boston to Folkingham, tied by barred oval ''94'' of Boston in blue with matching blue datestamp on reverse.
419 £100
1841 1d. red-brown NE, fine used on 1842 (Sept. 29) cover from Killin to Edinburgh, tied by distinctive Cross of Killin, on reverse has straight line ''KILLIN'' in red, boxed Callender datestamp in yellowish and Edinburgh receiving mark. See Rockoff and Jackson vol. 2, page 330. Photo.
420 £160
1841 1d. red-brown NH with good to large margins, used on 1843 (May 7) entire to Launceston, cancelled by blue-green Truro Maltese Cross, with Truro datestamp alongside, fine. Photo.
421 £190
1841 1d. red-brown OB with close to good margins, used with a part strike of the distinctive Cork Maltese Cross with solid centre, stated only two known. Illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson. Ex Frank Tyler. Photo.
422 £230
1841 1d. red-brown OD used with part ''CREDITON/SP 3/(?)'' town datestamp in black, four very close to good margins, slightly ragged edge at right, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B1va, cat. 800. Photo.
423 £480
1841 1d. red-brown OF, used on 1843 (May 14) cover from Ballinamore to Dublin, tied by Ballinamore Maltese Cross in dirty olive-green with matching datestamp alongside, has Dublin receiving mark on reverse. Stamp cut into at right, stated only one known, See Rockoff Jackson, vol. 3 page 410. MacDonnell Whyte certificate (2002). Photo.
424 £110
1841 1d. red-brown PA, fine used on 1841 (Sept.) entire to Dublin, tied by neat distinctive Maltese Cross of Moate. See Rockoff and Jackson vol. 2, page 204. Photo.
427 £100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b SE with clear to large margins, used on 1841 (Sept. 1st) entire letter from Preston to Manchester, tied by neat black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, a little light toning, S.G. Spec. AS6, cat. 650, also 1d. red-brown FA with good to very large margins, used on 1852 (July 10th) entire letter from Birmingham to Manchester, front with boxed ''MISSENT/TO/WARWICK''. Photo.
428 £320
1d. red-brown plate 5 IL with good even margins, used with a neat red Maltese Cross, closed tear at top right, fine appearance, rare. S.G. Spec. AS26va, cat. 5,000. Photo.
429 | £130
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 OA, fine used on 1841 (June) front, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with straight line ''MODBURY'' alongside, with manuscript I, redirected to Plymouth, also 1843 cover to East Grinstead, bearing 1841 1d. SJ, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross and undated circular ''HAILSHAM''.
430 £50
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 EF and GG, each with good to large margins and used with black Maltese Crosses, GG with small crease otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
434 £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 TF, fine used on 1841 (May 25) entire from Alfreton to London, tied by neat distinctive black Maltese Cross of Alfreton. Illustrated in Rockoff and Jackson vol. 1 page 35. Photo.
435 £50
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 AK with good to large even margins, used with black Maltese Cross, small lower left corner crease otherwise fine, and IH with close to good margins, light corner bend otherwise fine used with neat black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS69. Photo.
437 | £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 BE, CL, GB and MH, each with close to good margins, cancelled by neat black Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. AS74.
438 £200
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 RH, just cut into at left otherwise good to large margins, used on 1841 (May 20th) entire letter from Manchester to London, tied by a fine strike of the distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, with ''PL'' in oval (Paid Late) alongside, very scarce. S.G. Spec. AS74ub, cat. 2,500. Photo.
439 | £1150
1841 1d. red-brown plates 12 to 31, a used collection written up on leaves with all plates represented, up to three or four examples of some, plates 19 OH-OI (double shift) and 31 DD-DE pairs, plate 14 CG on cover, all except one with Maltese Cross cancellations, a few varieties with plate 21 LL showing ''L'' over ''K'', plate 21 SD with double ''S'', plate 23 PK showing ''P'' without foot, plate 29 SH with squat ''S'', plus a study of ivory heads (8, two with 1844-type cancellations), etc., all selected examples with four margins, a fine assembly. S.G. Spec. BS1-BS20. (42 items)
442 | £120
1841 1d. red-brown plates 12 to 43 complete, each used on separate covers, some with full margins, etc., mixed condition. (32 items)
444 £1200
1841 1d. red-brown plate 16 DK, fine used example cancelled with a red Maltese cross, with clear to large margins, an attractive example of this rare cancellation, with good colour, signed by Alberto Diena on reverse, Ex. Robson Lowe. S.G. Spec. BS5sb, cat. 4,800. Photo.
447 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 19 AF with close to good margins used on 1841 (Dec. 28th) large part cover to Lynn, tied by black Maltese Cross. This is the earliest known date of use recorded, Statham stating January 26th. 1842. R.P.S. Certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. BS8. Photo.
448 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 19 JG with good to large margins, used on 1843 (Oct. 3rd) entire letter to Langport, Somerset, tied by a superb strike of the number ''11'' in Maltese Cross, with a fine ''Kennington(cross)'' in blue alongside, vertical filing folds well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. BS8uk, cat. 1,100. Photo.
451 £200
1841 1d. pale red-brown (worn plate) plate 20 CB, used with large to very large even margins, cancelled by part ''DORCHESTER/8 OC/184(?)'' town c.d.s. in black, natural paper inclusion at left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS9va, cat. 800. Photo.
454 | £95
1841 1d. red-brown plate 23 CG, fine used on large part 1842 cover to East Grinstead, cancelled by black Maltese Cross with ''Mayfield/Penny Post'' alongside, also 1845 (Oct.) cover to Cork, bearing 1941 1d. HL (just shaved at base), tied by Irish numeral ''105'' of Carrick on Suir in brown.
457 | £500
1841 1d. red-brown plates 32 to 45, a used collection written up on leaves with all plates represented, up to three or four examples of some, plate 45 BD-BE pair, plate 37 EG on cover cancelled by Maltese Cross, each plate with at least one example with Maltese Cross incl. plate 40 (3), plate 42 MD with double ''D'', etc., all selected examples with four margins, a fine assembly. S.G. Spec. BS21-BS26H. (33 items)
459 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 33 BK, four small to good margins, used with blue Maltese Cross on 1843 (Apr. 27) entire from Truro to Hayle, light filing fold clear of stamp, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS22sc, cat. 1,700. Photo.
460 £600
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 RD-TF, mint irregular block of six from the base of the sheet, with ''...Sheet. Place the labels ABOVE the Address and to...'' inscription in selvedge, TF cut into on right hand side, otherwise clear to large margins, light foxing and a few pressed creases as one would expect, otherwise fine and attractive with large part gum, five of the block are state 1 and SE is a missing imprimatur. S.G.Spec. BS23. Photo.
461 £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 36 BE with small to huge margins, used with a almost complete strike of the Kilmarnock Maltese Cross, fine. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. BS25tj, cat. 1,700. Photo.
465 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 39 SB-SC and TA-TB pairs, SB just touched at left otherwise close to large margins, used together on 1844 (Feb. 19th) entire letter (missing top flap) to Banbridge, each cancelled by fine strikes of the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross, filing fold at left, very scarce multiple usage. S.G. Spec. BS26Btf. Photo.
466 | £500
1841 1d. red-brown plates 46 to 87, a used collection written up on leaves with all plates represented, up to three examples of some, plates 72 and 87 pairs, plates 67, 68 and 83 on covers, varieties incl. plate 47 CL showing both ''E'' and ''T'' flaws together, range of other ''E'' flaws, plate 78 SH with inverted ''S'', cancelled with blue numeral, plate 83 RG with ''P'' converted to ''R'', etc., all fine selected examples with four margins. S.G. Spec. BS27-BS29. (62 items)
467 | £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 54 FD, fine used on 1845 (Sept. 20) entire to Ballymony, tied by Irish numeral ''362 of Newtown Limavady in an olive green shade.
468 £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 54 OG-PJ block of eight, good to very large margins all round showing small parts of adjoining impressions at top and right, used with ''224'' numerals, OG, OI, OJ and PH all show the ''E'' flaw, pressed vertical crease through OG-PG and PJ with fault at foot otherwise fine, a scarce and attractive multiple. S.G. Spec. BS27, a, cat. 340+. Photo.
469 £90
1841 1d. red-brown plate 59 BA used with London Inland Section ''3'' numerals, a huge margined example with part sheet margin at left, large part of AA at top, and parts of AB and BB at right, fine. S.G. Spec. BS28. Photo.
470 | £220
1841 1d. red-brown plate 71 HF, fine used on piece, tied by Irish numeral ''354 of Newmarket on Fergus with c.d.s. and Penny Post marks all in blue, also 1856-58 1d. RJ used on piece, cancelled by Barnstable sideways duplex in blue.
471 | £720
1841 1d. red-brown plates 88 to 131, a used collection written up on leaves with all plates (less 107) represented, with two examples of some, plate 94 pair, plates 94 and 111 on covers, varieties incl. plate 105 SA with inverted ''S'', plates 113 JG and 130 SK with blue numeral cancellations, plate 116 HL with ''P'' flaw, plate 129 NC with inverted watermark, etc., all fine selected examples with four margins. S.G. Spec. BS30-BS32. (51 items)
472 £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 96 CC, just touched at left, used on 1850 (Jul. 17) front to Wellington, tied ''29'' numeral cancellation in blue, fine. S.G. Spec. BS31xb, cat. 375+. Photo.
474 £220
1841 1d. red-brown plate 107 SG with inverted ''S'', fine used with large margins, scarce. S.G. Spec. BS32ca, cat. 800. Photo.
475 £500
1841 2d. blue DC and DD, each with two margins, used on piece with ''64'' numeral cancellations in blue, ''BELPER/DE 9/45'' c.d.s. alongside, and 2d. blue ME-MF pair, cut into at bottom, otherwise good to huge margins, used on piece with ''328'' numeral cancellations in blue, ''HADLEIGH/SP 25/1850'' c.d.s. alongside, fine. S.G. Spec E1(2)wb, cat. 4,000. Photo.
476 | £600
1841 2d. plate 3 used selection, comprising singles (5) and strip of three used with black Maltese Crosses, single used with blue-black Maltese Cross and part red cancellation, singles used with numbers ''2'' ''4'' ''6'' ''7'' ''8'' and ''10'' in Maltese Cross, and singles (7, one with sheet margin at right) and pair used with numeral cancellations, mostly four margins, mainly fine. (24)
477 £2500
1841 2d. blue plate 3 DK-DL mint pair, just touched at top right, otherwise small to good margins, couple of light tone spots, fine and fresh appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2008) and Brandon certificate for strip of three (2005). S.G. Spec. ES11, cat. 15,000. Photo.
478 £260
1841 2d. blue plate 3 OH-OI, used pair, just cut into at top and right, tied by two number ''10'' in Maltese Cross cancellations to 1843 entire to Macclesfield, fine. S.G. Spec. ES11vd. Photo.
479 | £300
1841 2d. plate 4 used selection, incl. rejoined pair with barred cancellations and small part red town datestamp in red, single with 1844 type cancellation in blue-black, single on thin paper, top and bottom shifts, etc., mostly fine with four margins. (28)
480 £380
1841 2d. blue plate 4 DH, fine unused (regummed) example on thinner paper, with clear to very large margins, trivial pressed corner bend at upper left, excellent colour and appearance. S.G. 14, Spec. ES14q, unpriced unused. Photo.
481 £140
1841 2d. blue plate 4 DJ-DL strip of three with good to very large margins all round, fine used with neat ''466'' numeral cancellations. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
483 | £450
Later Line Engraved: A used collection of 1d. Stars on leaves with, various plates with die I, alphabet II, SC16 (8, one on cover, one matched with imperf. 1d.), die I, alphabet II, SC14 (8, one on cover), die II, alphabet II, SC14 (7), die II, alphabet II, SC16 (8), and 1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 reserve plates R15 and R16 (11, one on cover) incl. MJ matched pair, varied condition, mainly fine. S.G. Spec. C1-C4, C13. (42)
485 £110
1854 SC16 1d. red-brown plate 198 AD imprimatur, an upper marginal example showing inscription, with small to large margins, tiny blue mark on ''A'' square, otherwise fine, usual marginal fold clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. 1,500. Photo.
486 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown FA with margin at left showing inscription, used on neat 1854 (Aug. 9th) mourning envelope from Derby to London, centred low but very scarce. S.G. Spec. C1. Photo.
487 £75
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown JG with inverted watermark, used on 1854 (June 3) envelope (flap missing), from Bridgwater to Salisbury, tied by ''123'' barred oval numeral of Bridgwater. S.G. 17wi. Photo.
488 £60
1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. QC, used with receiver's obliteration, fine. R.P.S. certificate (2011). S.G. C1(1). Photo.
489 | £700
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. used collection written up on leaves, with scarce incl. plate 194 QF, plate 198 RD, plate 201 GG, plate R3 CF on cover, range of shades, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C2. (16)
490 £300
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. OD, used on 1856 (Feb.) envelope to Lynn (part of address obscured), cancelled by unclear numeral and ''WRENTHAM'' datestamp in green, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. C2wc. Photo.
493 £2200
1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. red-brown plate 25 CK-CL, unused (without gum) imperforate marginal pair, with large even margins and full deckled edge selvedge, left unit displaying gothic ''K'', CL with tiny pinhole, otherwise superb, a very attractive pair. Rare. S.G. Spec. C8h, cat. 8,000+. Photo.
495 £480
1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. red-brown plate R19 AD imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example, with ample to large margins, part inscription in selvedge, folded through selvedge. This plate was not issued and only exists as an imprimatur, only 21 stamps have been removed from the imprimatur sheet, of which at least 4-5 are in institutional collections. S.G. Spec. C8, cat. 2,800. Photo.
499 | £380
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. plates 27 to 60 complete as listed (not all guaranteed), plus two additional examples, varied condition, mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C11. (22)
501 | £300
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 2d. blue SC14 plate 4 CI-CJ (rejoined pair) and CE-CF and CH, all cancelled by unusual boxed ''EXETER'' (in use only August and September 1855), rare.
502 £500
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1855 2d. blue LC16 plate 5 SI-SJ pair, cancelled by single unusual boxed ''EXETER'' (in use only during August and September 1855), rare. Photo.
507 | £90
Later Line Engraved: A selection, comprising 1858-79 1d. plate 74 FI used, plate 195 HI unused, 2d. plates 7 CJ, 8 OL, 9 OG, 12 KK, 13 BE and 14 FH used, 15 OH and PG unused, 1870 11/2d. plate 1 GB and plate 3 JL unused, slightly mixed. (12).
508 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 93 KL, lightly used imperforate example, touched at left and cut into at base, with strong colour and attractive cancellation. R.P.S. certificate (2015). S.G. Spec. G1(1)h, cat. 3,000. Photo.
509 £920
1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-79 1d. rose-red plate 225 RL, mint, usual crackly gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 43. cat. 3,200. Photo.
511 £850
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. blue plate 12 HL, fine and fresh mint centred right, with large part original gum (possibly unmounted), one blunted perf. at lower right, otherwise very fine and fresh. S.G. 45. Spec. G2, cat. 3,000. Photo.
512 £200
1858-76 2d. deep blue plate 13 QH-RI block of four, unused with part (lightly toned) original gum, and plate 14 RK and OK singles unused, fine appearance. S.G. 47, cat. 1,500. Photo.
513 £1500
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. deep blue plate 13 SJ variety imperforate, a mint example with just clear to good margins, part original gum, fine appearance and rare. S.G. 47a, Spec. G3e, cat. 10,000. Photo.
516 | £780
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. rose, an unused (some regummed) selection comprising plates 1 to 20 (incl. 9) complete, plate 12 block of four, plate 14 single with R.P.S. certificate (2015), plate 3 with watermark inverted and reversed, and plate 14 and 1858-79 1d. on separate covers (not cancelled), mixed condition. (23)
517 | £350
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. accumulation with mint incl. plate 10 TP, plate 11 KJ-LK block of four, plate 12 CM, plate 15 KA-LB block of four (oxidised), plate 20 IG, selection unused, used incl. plate 8 (6), also 1870 11/2d. incl. plate 1 FF and plate 3 LH mint, plate 3 NK-NL pair unused, selection used, etc., also 1883-84 'lilac and green' set used, very mixed condition. (45)
520 £1550
1860 Unissued 11/2d. rosy-mauve plate 1 BH imprimatur, very fine, with close to good margins, trivial light bend, mainly confined to margin at lower left, does not detract from superb appearance. S.G. Spec. G5, cat. 11,000. Photo.
521 | £320
1847-54 Embossed: 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, each cut square with close to large margins, 10d. with thin at top otherwise fine.
522 | £420
1847-54 embossed 1s. used accumulation, 88 examples incl. eight pairs, also 10d. (4), very mixed condition, some cut square.
523 £200
1847-54 embossed 1s. pale green, a used top marginal example with clear margins on the other sides showing part of adjoining impression at foot and a large part at left, cancelled by Liverpool ''466'' numerals, some thinning mostly in the margins, very fine appearance. Photo.
524 £75
1847-54 Embossed 1s. green used on 1856 (July 27) entire entire from Sheffield to Philadelphia, tied by Sheffield sideways duplex and with red ''PAID'' datestamp and ''5/CENTS'' handstamp on front. S.G. 54. Photo.
525 £75
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, used with ample to huge margins on 1856 (Mar. 7th) cover to New York, cancelled by London ''15'' numeral, strikes of ''5 CENTS'' and ''PAID'' handstamps in red, a few cover faults. Photo.
528 £1400
1847-54 embossed 10d. brown, mint with good to large margins and large part original gum, with minor faults incl. thin at right, some staining, a good example. S.G. 57, Spec. H2(1), cat. 11,500. Photo.
529 £1700
1847-54 embossed 6d. dull liac with watermark inverted, mint with part streakily toned original gum, just touched at base, slightly toned, few other imperfections, otherwise of fine appearance. S.G. 60wj, cat. 18,500. Photo.
531 | £1200
Surface Printed: A used accumulation incl. a range on pieces with mixed frankings, some with line engraved 1d's or 2d's, incl. 1865-67 9d., 1867-80 2s. blue (4), 1872-73 6d. grey (12) incl. two pairs, quantity of 1873-80 issue incl. range of 3d. and 6d. plates, quantity of 1s. plates (approx. 230, some perfins), 4d. sage-green (23, some perfins), 4d. grey-brown (9, 4 perfins), 8d. orange (72) incl. three pairs, also 1883-84 'lilac and green' 5d. (53, most faded), etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
534 £380
1883-84 watermarked Anchor 10s. ultramarine IF, 1887-92 1 green AA and I.R. Official 1892 1 green DD (small thin) all with Exeter c.d.s's, fair to fine. Photo.
536 | £480
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark small garter 4d. carmine on thick, highly glazed blued paper (4), medium garter on thick, blued highly glazed paper (5), large garter (8 singles and pair), 6d. (5), 1s. (3), all good to very fine used.
537 £240
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark medium garter 4d. rose on ordinary thin white paper, specially prepared ink, a good used horizontal strip of three, scarce. S.G. 65, cat 1,500+. Photo.
538 | £260
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark large garter 4d. used accumulation, 61 examples incl. 21 pairs, range of shades, mixed condition, some damaged.
539 £420
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. rose watermark large garter, fine and fresh mint with large part original gum. B.P.A. Certificate (1979). S.G. 66a, cat. 1,750. Photo.
540 | £80
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. used accumulation, 94 examples incl. eight pairs and a strip of three, range of shades, mixed condition, some damaged.
541 | £50
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. a used selection of forty two stamps, incl. pairs (3), shades, etc., mixed condition. (42).
542 | £150
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 1s. used accumulation, 71 examples incl. nine pairs, two strips of three and an irregular block of seven, very mixed condition, some damaged.
543 | £600
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d., 4d., 6d. (2 shades) and 1s., unused (mostly regummed), mixed condition. (5).
544 | £50
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d. used selection, fourteen examples incl. three pairs, mixed condition, some faults.
546 £1300
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d. rose abnormal plate 3 DL imperforate, fine unused (regummed), with good even margins, fine appearance, rare. S.G. 78a, Spec. J27b, cat. 6,750. Photo.
547 | £190
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark large garter 4d. used accumulation, 170 examples incl. eighteen pairs and two strips of three, plates 3 and 4, very mixed condition, some damaged.
548 | £110
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. used accumulation, 95 examples incl. five pairs and a strip of four, mainly plate 3, mixed condition, a few damaged.
549 £260
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 ND used on 1866 (Jan. 23rd) envelope from Manchester to Switzerland, cancelled by Manchester duplex and also by framed circular ''PD'' in red, cover with slight imperfections at right, attractive and very scarce. S.G. 84. Photo.
550 £400
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 OJ showing variety watermark inverted, unused (regummed), fine. S.G. Spec. J71(2)e, cat. 8,000. Photo.
551 | £520
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. used accumulation, 36 examples with bistre and straw shades, some on piece, mixed condition, a few damaged.
552 £520
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 OG unused with redistributed gum, bent corner perf. and some a little blunt, a good example of this scarce stamp. S.G. 87, cat. 4,000. Photo.
553 | £190
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 1s. used accumulation, 45 examples incl. five pairs and two strips of three, mixed condition, a few damaged.
554 £190
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 1s. green plate 2 GE-HF used block of four (wing margin at left), and 1880-83 watermark Imperial Crown 6d. grey plate 18 CA-EC block of nine used, both with imperfections. S.G. 90, 161, cat. 1,920+. Photo.
556 | £620
Surface Printed: 1865-67 and 1867-80 used collection written up on leaves with 1865-67 3d., 4d. plates 7 to 14, 6d. plates 5 and 6, 9d. with Callao c.d.s., 1s., 1867-80 3d. plates 4 to 10, plate 8 in a PA-QB block of four, also plate 5 on 1870 entire, 6d. plates 6, 8 and 9, plus plate 9 on 1871 entire, 9d., 10d. (3, shades), 1s. plates 4 to 7 (2 of each) and 2s. blue (2), mainly fine, majority with c.d.s. cancellations. (40 + 2 covers)
557 | £380
Surface Printed: 1865-67 used accumulation incl. 3d. (12, incl. four pairs), large quantity of 4d., various plates, quantity of 6d., mainly plate 5, 9d. (3), and 1s. (46, incl. three pairs and four strips of three), very mixed condition, some damaged. (100s)
559 £450
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. deep vermilion plate 9 AE imprimatur, with good to large margins, fine with deep colour. S.G. 94, Spec. J56, cat. 2,500. Photo.
560 £120
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 5 AI with wing margin at left, variety double perforation (sides appear rouletted), good used with London barred oval cancellations, very scarce. Unlisted in S.G. Photo.
561 | £1200
Surface Printed: 1867-80 used accumulation incl. 3d. quantity, mostly plate 5, 6d. plate 6 (74) with a range of shades, plate 8 (63), plate 9 (19), 9d. (10), 10d. (21) incl. three pairs, 1s. quantity, mostly plate 4, and 2s. blue (51) incl. three pairs, very mixed condition, a few damaged.
562 £3800
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 5 TJ, imperforate, fine and fresh mint with large part original gum, with good even margins, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1994). S.G. 103a, Spec. J30a, cat. 11,000. Photo.
563 £620
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 6d. mauve plate 9 BH imprimatur, very fine, with good even margins and deep colour. S.G. Spec. J77 cat. 3,800. Photo.
564 £140
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 9d. pale straw plate 4 HH, a wing marginal example with small part original gum, vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 111, cat. 2,300. Photo.
565 £80
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1 JK very fine used with neat upright ''BEDFORD/OC 2/72'' c.d.s. S.G. 112, cat. 400+. Photo.
566 £150
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. pale red-brown plate 1 KB, used with Hull c.d.s., and 1867-83 5s. plate 2 GI, used with Glasgow c.d.s., fine. S.G. 113, 127, cat. 1,075. Photo.
568 £190
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 ED, fine used with part ''JU 28/7'' c.d.s. S.G. Spec. cat. 850. Photo.
569 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown EJ, used with part barred oval, fine. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
573 £1700
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Exeter: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AI, used with neat central ''EXETER/JA 16/00'' c.d.s., small crease, otherwise fine with good colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
574 £1100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BB, used with ''GLASGOW/AP 20/95'' c.d.s., trace of crayon, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
575 | £400
Surface Printed: 1873-80 21/2d. used collection written up on leaves, with 21/2d. rosy mauve watermark anchor blued paper plate 1, white paper plates 1, 2 (2) and 3, watermark orb plates 3 to 17, plus plate 9 on 1878 envelope from Gibraltar, plate 16 BG with inverted watermark, plate 16 on cover, 21/2d. blue plates 17 to 20, also with 1880-83 21/2d. blue plates 21 to 23 plus plate 23 on cover, mainly fine. (28, 3 covers)
576 | £110
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 17 BB fine with London ''94'' duplex on neat 1880 (Feb.) entire to Paris, scarce. S.G. 141.
577 | £350
Surface Printed: 1873-80 3d. used collection written up on leaves, with plates 11 to 20, additional plates 14 and 20, plus plate 16 on 1875 cover, also with 1880-83 3d. plates 20 and 21, 3d. on 3d. and 6d. on 6d., mainly fine, many with c.d.s. cancellations. (15 + cover)
578 | £260
Surface Printed: 1873-80 6d. plates 13 to 17 used, and 8d. used (corner fault), plus an example on 1878 (June 28th) envelope to India, also with 1880-83 6d. plates 17 and 18, a couple lightly toned, mainly fine. (8 + cover)
579 £450
Surface Printed: 1873-80 1s. green plates 8 to 13 and 1s. orange-brown plate 13 used, also with 1880-81 1s. orange-brown plates 13 and 14, mainly fine, a couple with a few lightly toned perfs., all with c.d.s. cancellations. (9). Photo.
580 £500
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 OF, unused (without gum), light wrinkles and pulled perf. at upper right. S.G. 151, cat. 4,750. Photo.
581 | £210
Surface Printed: 1873-80 4d. vermilion RJ, 4d. sage-green plate 15 EK and plate 16 CD (crease), and 4d. grey-brown OA used, also with 1880-81 4d. plates 17 and 18, mainly fine with clear dated cancellations,
583 £90
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 RL, good used on 1877 (July 26) envelope to Madras, tied by barred oval, some minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 156. Photo.
587 | £300
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue' 5d. indigo used accumulation (approx. 225), incl. 54 pairs and a block of four, range of cancellations, some perfins, etc., mixed condition. S.G. 169.
588 £120
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue' 5d. indigo used on 1884 envelope, endorse ''China Mail'', from London to Shanghai, on reverse has Hong Kong transit datestamp. Photo.
589 | £80
Surface Printed: 1881 1d. lilac, a selection incl. die I lower left corner pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', shades, range of ''trials'', 1881 (Aug. 16) registered envelope to the U.S.A. bearing die I 1d. (4) and 1/2d. tied barred 131 roller cancellation, etc., also 1887 Jubilee die I 5d. and 6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', slightly mixed. (13 items)
590 £550
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. bluish lilac, an unmounted mint right marginal block of twelve, creasing and some perf. separation, otherwise fine and fresh. Hendon certificate (2015). S.G. 172a, cat. 5,700+. Photo.
591 £300
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. bluish lilac, an unmounted mint right marginal block of four, fine. Hendon certificate (2015). S.G. 172a, cat. 1,900+. Photo.
592 £350
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 1d. lilac with ''PEARS`/SOAP'' advertisement in blue outline letters on reverse, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine from left of sheet, scarce. S.G. 172 var., Spec. K8m, cat. 1,700. Photo.
593 £130
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 1d. deep purple variety printed both sides, mint, some colour loss from gummed side, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K8ha, cat. 900. Photo.
594 £3500
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. ultramarine NA, fresh mint with almost full original gum with slight disturbance from hinge removal, diagonal bend and a few lightly toned perfs., well centred and of very fine appearance. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1959). S.G. 177, Spec. K13(1), cat. 40,000. Photo.
596 £120
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. CE, 5s. HD and 10s. MC used with neat c.d.s. cancellations, 2s.6d. with corner fault and a few lightly toned perfs. otherwise fine. Photo.
599 £350
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. deep lilac GH, a very fine and fresh unmounted mint example. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 179, cat. 825+. Photo.
602 £200
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac DB used with indistinct oval datestamps, vertical crease and a few lightly toned perfs., good appearance. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
603 £1700
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac PB-QB vertical pair, used with neat ''BELFAST/FE 3/91'' c.d.s's, red crayon at left and some perf. separation, otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 185, cat. 5,600. Photo.
604 £7000
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac plate 2 TA with broken frame, an excellent mint example of this rare stamp with large part original gum (toned as usual), some small imperfections, otherwise fine with good colour. S.G. 185a, Spec. K15a, cat. 60,000. Photo.
605 £160
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac TC used with Birmingham c.d.s and ''C.H.B./G.P.O.'' boxed cancellations, fine, S.G.185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
606 £700
Surface Printed: 1883-84 lilac and green 1/2d. to 1s. set, mint or unused (regummed), slightly mixed condition, fine appearance, S.G. 187-96. Photo.
607 £780
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 11/2d. to 1s., mint with part to large part original gum, mainly of fine appearance. S.G. 187-196. Photo.
608 £80
Surface Printed: 1883-84 lilac and green 1/2d. slate-blue, an unmounted mint lower marginal block of eight, some perf. separation, otherwise fine. S.G. 187, cat. 280+. Photo.
609 £80
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 4d. LE-LF pair, used on 1884 (July 4th) entire from Manchester to Montevideo, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
610 | £70
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 5d. KH, used on 1886 mourning envelope from London to India, fine.
611 £180
Surface Printed: 1883 - 84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 1s. dull green GI-HJ used block of four, cancelled by boxed ''T C B/G.P.O.'' and red crayon lines, top pair creased, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K26, cat. 1,500. Photo.
613 | £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set mint, mainly good to fine.
614 | £50
Surface Printed: 1887 - 92 'Jubilee' Issue: 1/2d. orange and blue-green mint collection of controls on philatelic album leaves, some light toning, otherwise mainly fine. (23)
617 £140
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. and 10d. used on 1898 (Feb. 11) envelope, registered from Belfast to San Francisco, tied by Belfast c.d.s. with ''WARING ST. T.S.O/BELFAST'' datestamp. Photo.
618 £420
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 9d. dull purple and blue, variety watermark inverted, used with Dundalk c.d.s., slightly colour affected otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 209Wi, cat. 2,800. Photo.
619 £1200
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. colour trial in purple, perf. 14 on gummed watermarked paper, fine. S.G. Spec. K40, cat. 2,200. Photo.
620 £400
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. dull green with watermark inverted, a fine mint example with part original gum. S.G. 211Wi, Spec. K40a, cat 1,700. Photo.
621 £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green FD, fine used with registered cancellation. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
622 £85
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green MA used with oval registered datestamps, light vertical crease at left, good appearance. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
623 £90
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green MB, used with boxed and c.d.s. cancellations, few imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
624 £150
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green OB, used with central Belfast c.d.s., slightly toned and small trace of crayon, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
625 | £65
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green RB forgery on unwatermarked paper in a sage-green colour, with faked oval registered cancellation of Belfast, also seven crude litho forgeries.
627 | £900
Officials: A duplicated Q.V. accumulation on stockpages, with mint and used values to 1s., with I.R., O.W., Army and Govt. Parcels, some multiples, incl. Army 1896-1901 1d. mint corner block of six with ''X'' control. 21/2d. and 6d. mint blocks of four, Govt. Parcels 1887-90 11/2d. pair mint, 1891-1900 2d. strip of three used, some varieties incl. Army 1896-1901 1d. lilac ''OFFICIAI'' used, Govt. Parcels no dot and dot to left of ''T'' range, etc., mixed condition, not all guaranteed. (164)
628 | £500
Officials: A mint and used accumulation on stock cards, from Q.V. to K.E.VII, incl. Admiralty, Board of Education, Government Parcels, Inland Revenue, Office of Works, etc., slightly mixed. (100s)
629 | £1750
Officials: A mint selection on leaves, incl. Government Parcels, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. and 1d., etc., varied condition. (32)
631 | £180
Officials: A Q.V. mint or unused selection, comprising Government Parcels 1887-90 11/2d. pair, 6d. and 9d., Army 1896-1901 1/2d. vermilion single and marginal pair, 1/2d. blue-green, 1d. lilac single and block of four, 21/2d. (2) and 6d. (2), not all guaranteed, slightly mixed, fine appearance. (17)
632 £50
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882 6d. grey plate 18 PG, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', type 9, fine with full gum. S.G. O4s, cat. 325. Photo.
637 £110
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 6d. purple on rose-red used with London parcel cancellation on parcel label (backed on card) to Cambridge, fine. S.G. O66. Photo.
639 £420
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 1s. dull green used with London parcel cancellation and large boxed Coach handstamp in red on parcel label (backed on card) to Camberley, label imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. O68. Photo.
642 | £4800
King Edward VII: A specialised mint collection written up in a stockbook, some unmounted, wide range of shades, incl. De La Rue to 9d. (6), 10d. (6) and 1s. (6) with 1/2d. yellowish green booklet pane with St Andrew's Cross label (no selvedge), 1/2d. and 1d. imperf. blocks of four, 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 17 (on card with crease), 11/2d. lower marginal block of eight and gutter block of four, 2d. (2), 3d. and 4d. green and grey brown blocks of four, 21/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 15, 4d. orange marginal block of six, 6d. lower right corner block of six, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 15 and 7d. corner block of ten with R.P.S. certificate (1986), Harrison with 1d. imperf pair overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 21, perf. 14 rose-red shade in a corner plate block of four with R.P.S. certificate (1985) stating ''is genuine unrecorded red shade'', perf. 14 4d. (3), perf. 15 x 14 1d. blocks of four (3 shades), 21/2d. marginal block of eight and 3d. corner block of four, and Somerset House to 9d. (5 singles, 2 corner pairs), 10d. (6 singles, two corner pairs, one with R.P.S. certificate (1976), and 1s. (7 singles, two marginal blocks of four and one block of six), with 2d. (2), 5d. (2) and 6d. (2) blocks of four, 6d. dull purple on ''Dickinson'' coated paper with R.P.S. certificate (1975), etc., also some used with De La Rue 10d. showing variety ''No Cross on Crown'' with R.P.S. certificate (1946), Harrison 1/2d. booklet pane of six cancelled ''LONDON/ CHIEF OFFICE E.C.'' type E, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
643 | £620
King Edward VII: A mint accumulation incl. 1/2d. and 1d. multiples, 2d. (8), 10d. (5), 1s. (7), 2s.6d. (3), wide range of shades incl. scarce, etc., varied condition but many fine, some unmounted. (85)
644 | £620
King Edward VII: A selection of mint specialised shades in a small stockbook with 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. very deep bright scarlet pair (unmounted), 2d. dull blue-green and bright carmine (C), 21/2d. bright ultramarine in a corner block of nine (seven unmounted), 7d. deep grey-black block of four (unmounted), 1s. dull green and carmine-pink and 1s. dull green and carmine-pink (C), and Harrison perf. 14 1d. deep rose-carmine (vertical crease), also with 1887-92 Jubilee 2d. deep yellow-green and bright carmine (unmounted) and 2d. deep yellow-green and deep bright carmine, mainly fine and fresh, the 7d. block with R.P.S. certificate (1988), the others all with Hendon certificates (2013 to 2015). (9 items)
645 £120
King Edward VII: A selection of mint values to 9d., 10d. and 1s., some with lightly toned gum, otherwise mostly fine. (15)
646 | £140
King Edward VII: An accumulation of 1/2d. and 1d. used bundleware, much cancellation interest, mixed condition, sold on behalf of the Birdlife International charity. (many 10,000s).
647 £500
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue values to 2s.6d., 10s. and 1, also Admiralty Official 1903-04 1/2d. and 1d., unmounted mint, the 2s.6d. with adhesion and the 1 with creases, otherwise mostly fine. (17). Photo.
648 £320
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue ordinary paper 1/2d. to 1s. used, with shades incl. 4d. brown-orange on piece (R.P.S. certificate, 1981), 10d. with no cross on crown, plus 5s. bright carmine, also with 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink (R.P.S. certificate, 1986), mainly fine, all with c.d.s. cancellations. (31). Photo.
649 | £270
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 11/2d. dull purple and bluish green, 3d. dull purple on orange-yellow, 6d. dull purple and 9d. dull purple and ultramarine mint, all on the scarce original coated paper, 11/2d. and 6d. with disturbed gum otherwise fine, scarce group, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 870. Each with Hendon certificate (2013).
650 £150
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 16, slight overall toning, with large part gum. S.G. 242, cat. 325. Photo.
651 £60
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 10d. imperforate plate proof horizontal pair on poor quality buff paper, fine. Photo.
653 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine and 1911 Somerset House 5s. carmine, fine used. S.G. 265 and 320, cat. 700. Photo.
654 £160
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. used with Guernsey c.d.s., and 1 dull blue-green used with Oxford St c.d.s., fine. S.G. 265, 266, cat. 1,325. Photo.
657 £320
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. carmine in a corner ''A 11'' control block of six, light pencil note in margin, some small gum wrinkles and a few split perfs., fine and fresh with four stamps unmounted. Hendon certificate (2016). S.G. Spec. M7(7), cat. 1,050+. Photo.
658 £260
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and carmine in a mint top left corner block of four, the lower two stamps showing marks before and after ''REVENUE'', light pencil notes in margin, light diagonal creases otherwise fine, the upper pair unmounted. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie. S.G. 309, Spec. M44(6), var. Photo.
659 £620
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull reddish purple overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, a fine lower left corner marginal example, a few gum wrinkles, creases in selvedge, stamp with full original gum (unmounted). S.G. 316, M50(2)t, cat 2,250. Photo.
660 £750
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green, unmounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 320, cat 3,000. Photo.
661 | £300
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green mint, gum crease and short perf. at top otherwise fine. S.G. 320, cat. 2,000. Photo.
665 £580
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 De La Rue front cover essay in black on green, inscribed ''Twelve 1d. Stamps & Twenty-four 1/2d. Stamps. Price: 2s.01/2d.'', fine and rare. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,500. Photo.
670 | £380
King George V: A mint selection in a stockbook, incl. range of controls, 1/2d. (without selvedge) and 11/2d. (2) booklet panes overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, proof of ''CANCELLED'' overprint in a block of eighteen, 1912-24 1s. with watermark inverted (thin), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s., etc., slightly mixed. (114)
671 £130
King George V: 1911 - 12 Downey Heads: Essays: A collection of photographs (mainly 80 x 95mm) mounted on card, reputedly taken from the original glass photographic plates depicting the development of the frame and head design of issued and non-issued values 11/2d. to 1s., very fine and unusual. (15). Photo.
672 £190
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: Colour and Paper Trials: 1911 die 2 1d., eight imperforate paper trials, one in pair, very fine. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 102 cat. 1,260. Photo.
673 £100
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in pale reddish mauve on proof paper (43 x 90mm), with manuscript ''MB/1'' above, fine. Ex. Monarch. Photo.
674 £100
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in blue on proof paper (37 x 49mm), with manuscript ''W/7'' above, fine. Ex. Monarch. Photo.
675 £150
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1910 Hentschel zinc block die proof essays for colour only: Second Proof: 6d. in purple on white wove gummed paper (39 x 45mm.), inscribed ''M.B./13'' ''5271'', and ''Purple No 20757'', fine. Photo.
676 | £2600
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: A mainly good to fine mint collection, much unmounted, incl. 1911 1/2d. watermark Crown die 1A ''A 11'' control block of four, one showing white blob right of left ''1/2'', 1d. deep carmine red ''A 11'' control pair, 1d. rose-pink, 1d. pale carmine-red with pale area by lions paw (mint), 1912 watermark Crown die 1B 1/2d. bluish green, 1/2d. bright yellow-green booklet pane of six with inverted watermark, 1911 watermark Crown die 1B 1d. deep bright carmine, 1d. rose-pink, 1d. ''A 11'' control pair, one with white spot left of ''O'', 1d. ''A 11'' control block of six, one with pale lion (mint), 1d. booklet pane of six with inverted watermark, 1912 watermark Crown 1d. scarlet booklet pane of six, 1912 watermark Crown die 2 1/2d. myrtle, 1/2d. ''B 12'' control block of eight, one with no Cross on Crown, 1912 watermark Crown die 2 1d. very deep bright scarlet with photostat of R.P.S. certificate ()1986) for a block of six, 1d. aniline scarlet, 1d. with no Cross on Crown and broken frame (mint), 1912 watermark Simple Cypher die 2 1d. watermark reversed, 1d. with no Cross on Crown, 1912 watermark Multiple Cypher die 2 1d. deep bright scarlet, 1d. watermark sideways, good ranger of shades, controls, etc. (few 100's)
677 £130
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. on Junior Philatelic Society sheet, used to U.S.A. with London 1911 (June 22nd) first day machine cancel, adhesive with a couple of small light stains otherwise fine. S.G. 321. Photo.
679 £130
King George V: 1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1911-12 die 1B watermark crown 1/2d. green in a perf. type 1A ''A11'' control block of eight, displaying 'cracked plate' variety [R. 20/2], two small creases affecting two stamps, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. N2c. cat 391+. Photo.
681 £160
King George V: 1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1911-12 die 1B watermark crown 1/2d. very deep green single with part ''A 11'' control, fine mint. Brandon certificate for pair (2005) states the stamps shows ''solid patch alongside right hand 1/2''. S.G. Spec. N2(7), cat. 450. Photo.
684 £160
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green, an unmounted mint block of ten (2 x 5) from the left of the sheet, with watermark ''POSTAGE'' vertically on stamps, few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N6j, cat. 650. Photo.
690 £320
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. very deep green with watermark inverted, unmounted mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1982). S.G. Spec. N14(5)c. Photo.
692 £520
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. olive-green in an unmounted mint ''H 16'' control block of eight, one stamp with gum skip, fine and fresh with intense colour. R.P.S. certifictate (1994). S.G. Spec. N14(12), cat. 1,600+. Photo.
694 £400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. intense bright orange, fresh mint with fine colour, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. Spec. N19(9), cat. 1,150. Photo.
695 £450
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. cobalt-blue used on the first day of issue on envelope to Dover cancelled ''INTERNATIONAL/STAMP EXHIBITION JUBILEE'' special c.d.s., fine. S.G. 371. Photo.
696 £75
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. deep turquoise-blue lower left corner single, fine unmounted mint. Copy of R.P.S. certificate (1978) for corner strip of three. S.G. Spec. N31(3), cat. 150. Photo.
699 £750
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. deep bronze-brown, fresh unmounted mint with sheet margin at right, fine colour, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. Spec. N32(10), cat. 1,350. Photo.
700 £100
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d. used with c.d.s. cancels, the 1/2d. lightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. 397, 398, cat. 405. Photo.
701 £80
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. bright green showing the cracked plate variety which appears on the Royal cypher issue (S.G. Spec N14g), used, trimmed perfs. at left, unlisted for this issue. R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. 397 var, S.G. Spec. N15(1)var. Photo.
702 | £2000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A mint and used selection on leaves, comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. mint (2), 5s. mint and used, 10s. used, 1 dull blue-green used (minute tear at top clear of design, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. unmounted mint, 5s. (3, unused, mint and unmounted), used vertical pair, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. mint, used (2), 5s. mint and used, 10s. mint (3), used, 1934 re-engraved set mint, 5s. and 10s. used, varied condition. (26)
704 £150
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue fine used with indistinct c.d.s. cancellation, fine S.G. 402, cat. 475. Photo.
705 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with Guernsey c.d.s., some blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,400. Photo.
706 £900
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, fine with gum. S.G. Spec. N72u, cat. 4,000. Photo.
708 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. and 5s. good mint, 2s.6d. with small black adhesion on reverse, 5s. with light corner bend. Photo.
710 £240
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue used with central c.d.s., faint trace of red marks at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 412, cat. 800. Photo.
711 | £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury selection with 2s.6d. (3, shades) and 5s. (thin) mint, 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (3) and 10s. (3) used, mixed condition. (14)
712 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, a few light gum bends or wrinkles and occasional blunted perf. otherwise fine. S.G. cat. 1,575. Photo.
715 £200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 450-452, cat. 1,000. Photo.
715A | £150
King George VI: 1937 registered airmail envelope to Argentina bearing 3d., 1s. pair and re-engraved 10s., few folds clear of adhesives, otherwise fine. Photo.
720 | £1050
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher a mint collection in an album, incl. 11/2d. experimental paper unmounted, ''F 26'' perf. block of six, 11/2d. vertical pair, one with broken white frame below first ''E'', 2d. with watermark inverted and unmounted mint ''G 27'' control single unmounted, 5d. reddish brown unmounted, 5d. bright ochre-brown in ''V 34'' control strip of three, 6d. deep reddish purple ''D 38'' perf. control block of six, 10d. deep greenish blue, deep dull greenish blue unmounted, turquoise blue ''D 25'' single unmounted, 1s. deep fawn brown with R.P.S. certificate (1975), 1/2d. to 2d. watermark sideways set, range of shades, controls, also some Postage Dues, etc. (286)
721 £450
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d., 1d. (mint), 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d. (mint), 4d., 5d., 6d. reddish purple, 6d. purple, 9d., 1s. (mint), unmounted mint (except three), mainly fine. S.G. cat. 1,581. Photo.
722 £190
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 11/2d., a group of paper creases and inking flaws, mostly fine. (6 items)
723 £130
King George V: 1924-26 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 5d., 6d. chalky and 9d., each with watermark inverted, 6d. with diagonal crease, some with light gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 418-420, 425-427wi, cat. 347. Photo.
725 | £110
King George V: 1924-26 Block Cypher 1/2d. control V34 block of 40 and control block B24 block of 54, both showing watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. N47(1)a.
726 £100
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d.marginal block of four, showing offset affecting three stamps, mint (three stamps unmounted), lightly toned gum, one with surface fault on printed side and crease in margin just affecting one stamp, otherwise fine. S.G. 418. Photo.
727 £85
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. variety watermark sideways-inverted mint, slightly off-white gum, otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 418aWi, cat. 450. Photo.
728 £300
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety printed on the gummed side, fine unmounted mint, hinge mark on the non gummed side. R.P.S. Certificate (1967). S.G. 420c. Photo.
729 £520
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown mint strip of three with rare ''E.26'' control, imperf. margin from the emergency printing during the General Strike, fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,500. Photo.
731 £130
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 2d. orange with watermark sideways from trial coil sheet of 192, an imperforate pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, fine with gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. N35sa, cat. 500. Photo.
732 £190
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 3d. violet in a very fine unmounted mint ''G 27'' (perf.) control block of six.S.G. Spec. cat. 400. Photo.
733 £180
King George V: 1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher Issue: 6d. plum on chalk surfaced paper mint, from top of pane variety watermark inverted and reversed, fine. S.G. 426 wk. Photo.
734 £140
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise blue, a mint ''U 34'' control singles, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 400. Photo.
735 £1850
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, variety watermark inverted, a fine unmounted mint. S.G. 428Wi, Spec. N44(2)a, cat. 3,750. Photo.
737 £320
King George V: 1924 Wembley 1d. and 11/2d. blocks of four, used on separate Exhibition picture postcards, each cancelled by a neat central ''EMPIRE EXHIBITION WEMBLEY PARK/23 AP/1924'' first day handstamps, fine. S.G. 430-431. Photo.
738 £1800
King George V: 1925 Wembley 1d. and 11/2d. blocks of four on matching registered first day covers, the 1d. cover with additional 11/2d. single, cancelled by ''BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/WEMBLEY/9 MAY/1925'' handstamps with another strike on reverse, a little toning in places otherwise fine, a vey rare pair. S.G. 432-433. Photo.
739 £200
King George V: 1925 Wembley 1d. with sheet margin at right, used on plain first day cover to Hampshire, cancelled by Empire Exhibition, Wembley Park 1925 (May 9th) machine cancellation, envelope with light vertical fold, scarce. S.G. 432. Photo.
740 | £130
King George V: 1929 PUC issue, a mint and used selection incl. 1/2d. to 21/2d. on registered first day cover to Surrey, mostly fine. (67 items)
741 £160
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. used on plain registered first day cover to Hampton Court, each cancelled by ''CLARENCE ST./KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES/10 MAY/29'' c.d.s's., envelope opened at top. S.G. 434-437. Photo.
743 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, lightly mounted mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
744 | £300
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure, a mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. 11/2d. imperforate colour trials in ultramarine, deep grey-green, red-brown and scarlet, set in cylinder blocks of six with 1d. ''W/35 24 no dot'', 1d. small format booklet pane of six, etc., good to fine. (173)
747 £680
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee set on four matching illustrated first day covers to Canada, 1/2d., 11/2d. and 21/2d. as two horizontal pairs, 1d. in a block of four, each cancelled by Bromley wavy line and c.d.s. cancellations. S.G. 453-456. Photo.
748 | £120
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d. to 21/2d. set on separate printed f.d.c.'s to U.S.A., with Glasgow wavy line cancellations, also 1/2d. to 21/2d. in blocks of four or larger on separate plain registered f.d.c.'s from London to Germany. S.G. 453-456. (8 items)
753 £280
King George V: Booklets: 1913 (April) 2s. booklet edition 10, 1d. panes wmk. inverted, 1/2d. panes upright, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB6, cat. 1,300. Photo.
762 £140
King George V: Booklets: 1924 2s. booklet edition 12 precancelled type I, with 11/2d. advert pane number 67, slight cover imperfections otherwise fine. S.G. BB12, cat. 900. Photo.
765 £230
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet complete, edition no. 103, all panes watermark upright, usual mixed perfs, fine. S.G. BB13, cat. 500. Photo.
778 | £230
King George V: Booklet Panes: 1934 1d. cylinder F6 (2) and F7 booklet panes unmounted mint (mixed perfs.), also 1936 11/2d. control A36, cylinder 12 dot, perf. type 2A, corner block of six unmounted mint, and 1939-48 5s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 with gum, fine. (5 items)
779 | £95
King Edward VIII: A selection of K.E.VIII postcards (as the Prince of Wales) with the envelopes they were sent in, unusually small cut-outs in front of each envelope so when the card is inside the face of the King shows through. (39 items)
780 £100
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. to 21/2d. set used on two matching Westminster Stamp Co. illustrated f.d.c's, with London W.C. wavy line cancellations, each cover with small stain at right otherwise fine. S.G. 457-460. Photo.
781 £100
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. to 21/2d. set used on two plain f.d.c's, cancelled by neat King Edward Banff c.d.s's, fine with typed addresses. S.G. 457-460. Photo.
782 | £80
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. booklet editions 357 and 370, fine with mainly good perfs. S.G. BC2, cat. 280.
783 | £130
King Edward VIII: Booklets: 1936 2s. booklet edition 359 1/2d. and 11/2d. panes with inverted watermarks, 5s. booklet edition 17, two 11/2d. and 1/2d. panes with inverted watermarks, fine. S.G. BC2, BC4.
788 £350
King George VI: 1939-48 5s. red in a block of four, used on first day cover with a central ''BOROUGHBURY/PETERBOROUGH/21 AU/39'' c.d.s., another strike alongside, fine and scarce. S.G. 477. Photo.
789 £160
King George VI: 1939-48 1 brown used on first day cover with crisp ''GREAT SHELFORD CAMBRIDGE/1 OC/48'' double ring c.d.s., fine. S.G. 478c. Photo.
792 | £60
King George VI: 1947 presentation folder for U.P.U. Congress in Paris, containing 1937-47 definitive values to 10s., commemoratives, postage dues, overprinted values and postal stationery.
793 £780
King George VI: 1951 Festival 2s.6d. to 1 set, each in marginal blocks of four (10s. and 1 top left corner blocks), used on four matching registered plain first day covers, cancelled with central ''WINDSOR BERKS./3 MY/51'' c.d.s's, fine and rare. S.G. 509-512. Photo.
794 £480
King George VI: 1951 Festival 2s.6d. to 1 set used on registered illustrated first day cover with ''MARKET PLACE GUERNSEY/ CHANNEL ISLANDS/3 MY/51'' c.d.s. cancellations, fine. S.G. 509-12. Photo.
798 | £300
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. duplicated accumulation with Jan. 1951 (2), March 1952 to May 1953 (S.G. BD20), eleven different plus three duplicates, and composites (12, six different) incl. Sept. 1953 (PPR 17mm), Sept. 1953 (PPR 15mm) (2), Jan. 1954 (3), etc., a few faded covers or other imperfections, mixed perfs. (28)
799 | £120
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklets for July 1944, Dec. 1945 and Feb. 1951, mainly good perfs., the first with cover imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. BD18, cat. 415.
800 £80
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet for Jul. 1951 showing rate correction in red on front cover, mainly good perfs., stitching reinforced, otherwise fine. S.G. BD19, cat. 200. Photo.
802 | £90
King George VI: Booklets: 1952 (March) 2s.6d. booklets for March, April, July, August, mainly fine. S.G. BD20.
804 | £140
King George VI: Booklets: 5s. duplicated selection with May 1951, May 1952, Sept. 1952, and composites (10, four different) incl. scarce March 1954 with K.G.VI 2d. pane (2), etc., a few cover imperfections, mixed perfs. (13)
806 | £5000
An accumulation of Q.E.II first day and souvenir covers in 105 binders, with definitive and commemorative issues, incl. 1960 Phosphor Graphite Sorting Machine on two f.d.c's, 1985 perf. 14 type II 31p Scottish regional f.d.c., then later with Benhams small and large silks, Post Office, Bradbury, Cotswold, minisheets, booklet panes, regionals, coin covers, Channel Islands, TPOs, some signed incl. Noddy Holder, range of special cancellations, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
807 | £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.E.II selection comprising yearbooks complete from 1984 to 2009, presentation packs from 1964 to 1993 incl. 1964 Geographical, Botanical, Forth Bridge, 1977 High Value pack number 13, and a range of mint and used regionals with f.d.c's, mostly fine. (100s)
808 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection in five large boxed Philatelic albums, two further albums and loose in three cartons, with pre-decimal Machins incl. booklets, quantity of decimal Machins arranged by value to 5 with cylinder blocks of six or nine, some duplicates, booklet panes, stitched booklets, folded booklets (a few empty covers), a few Prestige incl. 1972 Wedgwood, stitched panes, coil strips, f.d.c's incl. cylinder blocks and booklet panes, also commemoratives with presentation packs, year books with 1985 and 1989 to 1994, f.d.c's from 1960 with some early phosphor sets, etc. (few 1000s)
810 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed lots: A collection of f.d.c's and PHQ's in 11 binders, comprising f.d.c's largely complete from 1952 to 1989 incl. 1955 Castles 10s. and 1 on plain envelope, 1957 Jamboree with Sutton Coldfield c.d.s. and slogan, 1957 Inter-Parliametary Conference with Conference special handstamp, 1959 Phosphor-granite on two envelopes both with cachets, etc., and PHQ's largely complete from 1976 to 1995, some unused and some f.d.i., mostly fine. (100s)
811 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint collection in three Lighthouse albums, incl. 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown set, 1955 Waterlow set, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's crown set, Commemoratives with better phosphers, booklet panes, Channel Islands Guernsey and Jersey with issues to 1981, I.O.M., etc. (100's)
812 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint collection in a Collecta album, incl. 1955-58 watermark St Edward's Crown set, commemoratives with better phosphors, range of varieties with 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. showing variety green omitted, missing phosphors, etc. (100s)
813 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection of mainly decimal Bureau illustrated first day covers in twenty-five albums contained in two cartons with both commemorative and definitive issues to 2001, also a number of presentation packs, Prestige booklets, etc. (100s)
814 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of decimal Machins in eleven albums, incl. cylinder blocks, booklet panes, etc., fine. (100s)
816 | £80
1961-91 collection of illustrated f.d.c's in an album and loose incl. 1965 Churchill ordinary set with House of Commons c.d.s., many later special handstamps. (approx. 175)
817 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used accumulation in ten albums, incl. range of Wildings and Machins with multiples, also selection of postage due covers and range of WWII newspapers, mostly fine. (100s)
818 | £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A duplicated mint accumulation in a stockbook with with singles and multiples, Tudor and St. Edward's Crown sets, inverted and sideways watermarks, graphites incl. wmk. Crowns 11/2d. wmk. inverted part booklet pane of four, 21/2d. wmk. inverted (6), wmk. Crowns cream and whiter papers, quantity of cylinder blocks, green, blue and violet phosphors incl. 2d. left band blue phosphor block of four, constant varieties in positional multiples incl. St. Edward's Crown 11/2d. cylinder ''15'' dot block of six with [R. 19/1] butterfly flaw, booklet panes of two, four and six incl. graphites, green phosphor 21/2d. two bands pane of six, blue phosphor 21/2d. two band panes (2), left band panes (4), violet phosphor 3d. side band panes wmk. inverted (2), panes of four with I(1/2v) perf. types incl. blue phosphor 1/2d. (2), 11/2d., coil strips incl. leaders and joins, etc., mainly fine, the vast majority unmounted, many of the booklet panes with good perfs. (100s)
819 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint accumulation on stockpages incl. 1952-54 1d., 3d., 7d. and 9d. overprinted ''CANCELLED'' with clipped corners (without gum), 1958-65 2d. booklet pane of six (without selvedge) wmk. inverted (two stamps with good perfs., the others with straight edges), also two further singles with good perfs., 1s. with some doubling of the impression (mounted), 1958-61 graphite 3d. with two lines at left (from back), just touching perfs. (gum wrinkles), 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. error of watermark (3), 1960-67 phosphor 1d. left margin block of four with violet bands applied typo, 21/2d. type I left band (S.G. 614b) in blocks of six and twelve, 21/2d. two bands wmk. inverted pair with good perfs., range of misplaced phosphors in singles and multiples incl. 2d. blue phosphor cream paper in a cylinder ''30'' no dot block of six, each with broad 8mm typo band, range of coil strips incl. joins, 2d. blue phosphor left band strips of four and five, etc., mainly fine, the vast majority unmounted. (80 items)
820 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Harrison mock-up for a presentation card, using 1/2d. to 1s.6d. set, each overprinted ''CANCELLED'' and with clipped corners, some staining, scarce set. Photo.
825 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1s. and 2s. ordinary accumulation with 1s. (19) incl. wmk. St. Edward's Crown with panes of two (8), 2s. lemon covers with sideways wmk. (18, 11 different editions), quantity of orange covers and holiday books, some with cylinder numbers, etc., mixed perfs. (76)
826 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1s. and 2s. ordinary collection, 1953 to 1967 with 1s. booklets complete with cover variations, 2s. booklets complete, the orange cover editions with the se-tenant pane with 3d. at both left and right, a few with cylinder numbers. (47)
827 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 2s. phosphor collection, 1961 to 1968, with lemon cover editions complete, Apr. 1961 book with cylinder panes, orange covers complete with the se-tenant pane with 3d. at both left and right, some phosphor band variations, Oct. 1966 edition (2) with 4d. panes with typo bands, etc. (44)
829 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. ordinary collection, 1958 to 1965, with editions complete, some mixed watermark variations with Nov. 1958 (3), Dec. 1958 (5) and Jan. 1959 (2). (81)
830 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. graphite booklets, Aug. 1959 with 11/2d. pane upright wmk. (trimmed two sides), and Sept. 1959, 11/2d. pane inverted wmk. with good perfs., fine. S.G. M13g, M14g.
831 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. graphite 1959 to 1960 booklets complete, upright watermark 11/2d. panes in Aug. 1959 (good perfs.) and Oct. 1959 (two stamps with good perfs.). (6)
832 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s. phosphor collection, 1960 to 1965, editions complete (less May 1963 and Sept. 1964), Aug. 1961 edition with both green and blue phosphor band variations. (35)
833 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 3s.9d. collection, 1953 to 1957, with fifteen different editions, plus Oct. 1955 watermark variation. (16)
834 | £920
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 4s.6d. ordinary collection, 1957 to 1967, editions complete, also with 1959 to 1960 graphite editions complete. (70)
835 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 4s.6d. phosphor collection, 1960 to 1968, editions complete (less March 1965), Sept. 1965 edition with both blue and violet phosphor band variations. (45)
836 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. collection of buff cover booklets, 1953 to 1958, with editions complete (less March 1954 S.G, H6), with March 1954 S.G. H7 and H8, incl. some mixed watermark books with Sept. 1955 (7), Nov. 1955 (2, one with 2d. Tudor Crown pane inverted wmk.), Jan. 1956 (2), July 1958 (2) and Nov. 1958 (4). (47)
837 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. collection of blue cover ordinary booklets, 1959 to 1965, editions complete, with Jan. 1959 mixed watermark books (3). (40)
838 | £280
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. graphite booklet editions July 1959, March 1960 and Sept. 1960, the July 1959 book with the 21/2d. pane with ''J9'' dot cylinder number (good perfs.), the other two with 21/2d. panes inverted wmk. (3)
839 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 5s. phosphor collection, 1960 to 1965, editions complete (less Jan. 1963 and May 1963), Sept. 1960 and July 1961 books with 21/2d. two band panes with inverted wmk. (each with two stamps with good perfs.), six books with 21/2d. left band panes with inverted wmk. (mixed perfs.). (23)
840 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 6s. ordinary collection, 1965 to 1967, editions complete. (23)
841 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 6s. phosphor collection, 1965 to 1967, editions complete (less Aug. 1966), Sept. 1965, Oct. 1965 and Jan. 1966 books with both blue and violet phosphor band variations. (29)
842 | £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 10s. collection with editions complete incl. scarce Dec. 1964, 1961 (no date) with 2d. pane with inverted wmk. (good perfs.), Oct. 1961 book with 2d. pane with ''H6'' no dot cylinder number, Feb. 1967 book with both 8mm and 91/2mm phosphor band variations. (18)
843 £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1953 Coronation 21/2d. and 4d., each used together on five matching illustrated envelopes, four cancelled by 1953 (June 2nd) pre-release Coronation Day c.d.s's of Balmoral Castle, Buckingham Palace, Holyrood Palace and Sandringham, the fifth with 1953 (June 3rd) first day c.d.s's of Windsor Castle, fine and very rare. Photo.
845 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 Parliamentary Conference 6d. variety gold omitted, tiny gum wrinkle at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 629a, cat. 2,600, EC GBR1258a - circa 30 known. Photo.
848 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bistre omitted, affecting all stamps, unmounted mint, a few light tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 696-699ph, cat. 11,000, EC GBR1392k - circa 15 blocks known. Photo.
849 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, a few small light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 819a, cat. 4,250, EC GBR1638a - circa 19 known. Photo.
850 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Literary Anniversaries 5p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 885a, cat. 1,450, EC GBR1770a - 36 mint known. Photo.
851 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 71/2p. variety ochre (detail on horse etc.) omitted, a fine unmounted mint lower marginal example, very rare. Photocopy of Brandon certificate (1990). S.G. 888b, unpriced, not listed by Pierron. Photo.
852 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 896b, cat. 1,450, EC GBR1792b - 24 known. Photo.
853 £1900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 4p. variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, light bend at top affecting surface otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 905a, cat. 7,250, EC GBR1810b - circa 6 mint known. Photo.
854 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Inigo Jones 3p. and 5p. se-tenant pairs, both variety all-over phosphor omitted, leaving the background white instead of cream, 3p. pair folded through perfs. otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W255b-W258b, EC GBR1870a & GBR1874a, cat. 950. Photo.
855 £1900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill 10p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, light crease at foot of left stamp otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1095a, cat. 8,000, EC GBR2190a - circa 4 pairs known (one damaged). Photo.
856 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety myrtle-green (10p. background, etc.) omitted, very faint tone spot on gum of 10p. value, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1099f, cat. 10,000, EC GBR2198d - 6 known. Photo.
857 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 Butterflies 18p. showing 4mm shift to right of the gold (Queen's head), traffic light corner marginal bock of six, fine unmounted mint, with normal single for comparison. S.G. 1152var., EC (2005) F831CSa - 50 known. Photo.
858 £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Christmas 17p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1268a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR2536a - 10 to 15 pairs known. Photo.
859 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Commonwealth Games 34p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, cut close at right with a little creasing otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1332a, cat. 7,000, EC GBR2664a - circa 7 pairs known. Photo.
860 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. variety vermilion and black both printed quadruple, fine unmounted mint, thought to be one of two known examples. S.G. 2042Ee, EC GBR4084d. Photo.
861 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Workers' Tale' 19p. variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2088a, cat. 725, EC GBR4176a - circa 30 known. Photo.
862 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 3d. violet centre band gum arabic in a block of twelve (6 x 2), the right vertical pair completely imperforate, small light gum wrinkle otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 729a, Spec. U8a, cat. 950. Photo.
863 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1968 (May) 6s. booklet with PVA gum panes, mixed perfs., scarce. S.G. QP37, cat. 600.
864 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1968 (May) 6s. booklet with PVA gum panes, mixed perfs., scarce. S.G. QP37, cat. 600.
865 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1969 (Dec.) Stamps for Cooks 1 booklet stapled edition, mixed perfs. S.G. ZP1, cat. 400.
868 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1p. crimson Harrison photo ACP/PVAD head B2 in a block of six (2 x 3), the top pair completely imperforate, the middle pair partially so with indents at foot, light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X925a, Spec. U64a, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
869 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 28p. deep bluish grey ACP/PVAD, variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint horizontal pair, rare. S.G. X977a, cat 3,000, EC F1415IMa- approx. 10 mint pairs known. Photo.
870 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 30p. deep olive-grey Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair (with a damaged third stamp attached), a couple of small light gum wrinkles and surface rubbing otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Y1694a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
871 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2000 De La Rue recess 5 brown variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1803a, cat. 3,000. Photo.
872 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Coils: A sheet of uncut coil leaders for the 10p. G3 se-tenant coil issue, roll numbers 1 to 10, fine. Photo.
875 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of 1990's window booklets in a binder, mainly 1st and 2nd class, fine. (approx. 250)
876 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A 1990's collection of window booklets in two boxed albums, mainly 1st and 2nd class, fine. (189)
877 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of window booklets in three binders, range of values incl. many 1st and 2nd class, fine. (100s)
878 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: An accumulation of Prestige booklets in four albums and loose in a carton, with 1986 to 2010 editions virtually complete as loose panes, also a few used and f.d.c's, and complete books (47) with most editions 1984 to 2012 (Jan.), plus duplicates of some, etc.
879 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of 1990's window booklets in a binder, mainly 1st and 2nd class, incl. Questa 1997 2 booklet with phosphor omitted, fine. (approx. 200)
880 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of folded counter booklets in six binders, with values to 1.90, incl. 90p. Llangollen with right margin, fine. (100s)
882 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Greetings Booklets: An accumulation of Greetings booklets in a binder, range of plate numbers, also a few Greetings presentation packs, fine. (approx. 100)
883 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: An accumulation of self-adhesive window booklets in two binders, mainly 1st and 2nd class, also Smiler sheets (8), fine. (143)
884 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: An accumulation of window booklets in a binder, mainly 1st and 2nd class, fine. (126)
885 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of 1980's and 1990's booklets in three binders, mainly window booklets, with commemorative and definitives, also few booklet panes, fine. (141)
886 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of 1990's window booklets in a binder, mainly 1st and 2nd class, fine. (123)
887 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of Q.E.II folded machine booklets in four binders, range of values, mostly fine. (100s)
888 | £65
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of stitched booklets in an album and on leaves with 10p. to 85p. basic editions complete (less 30p. Feb. 1971) with many duplicates, plus a few 10p. exploded, etc.
890 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1989 Scots Connection 5 booklet complete with multivalue pane DP 123 variety completely imperforate, fine. S.G. S55la, cat. 2,400 as pane.
891 | £40
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1996 (Feb.) Artists reprint Greetings booklet with blue fluor phosphor bands, four examples with plate numbers W12 W12 W14 W12 W12, scarce edition. S.G. Spec. UMP95, cat. 360.
892 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: A collection of unmounted mint Castles in a binder, mainly in plate blocks of four, with values to 10, fine. (67 items)
896 | £650
Signed Covers: A collection of military and first day commemorative covers in eighteen albums and loose, contained in three cartons, with various RAF Museum series covers, many signed, with WW2 pilots incl. Cheshire, Johnson, Bader, Stanford-Tuck, Stirling, Crowley-Milling, Freddie Laker, Jean Batten, various Concorde pilots, escapees, first day covers with Benham large silks, some signed, etc. (many 100s)
897 | £720
Signed Covers: An extensive collection of RAF Museum covers in sixteen albums and loose, contained in four cartons, vast majority are signed, with WW1 and WW2 pilots incl. Stanford-Tuck, A. Harris, medal winners incl. number of VC holders, Concorde pilots incl. Trubshaw, etc. (many 100s)
898 | £480
Signed Covers: A collection of RAF Museum covers in seven albums and loose, many signed, with escaping societies incl. SCI Colditz, signed incl. Pat Reid, Dambusters cover signed by both Arthur Harris and Barnes Wallis, etc. (100s)
899 £90
Signed Covers: 1966 England Winners 4d. on special printed commemorative cover (May 29th, 1968) for the Manchester United victory over Benfica in the European Cup Final, cancelled ''HARROW & WEMBLEY'' c.d.s. and the cover signed by Matt Busby, very fine and scarce. Photo.
900 | £60
1968 Royal Air Forces Escaping Society cover signed by seventeen different escapees, a unique cover according to the vendor. Photo.
901 | £50
1980 Royal Air Forces Escaping Society unused cover with eight ''End of the Line'' signatures.
903 £420
Regionals : Scotland: 17p. deep blue Questa litho FCP/PVA in a Q2 Q2 plate block of six variety phosphor omitted, the image of the bands still present but without afterglow under UV, fine unmounted mint, very rare, just two plate blocks found. Photo.
904 | £300
First Day Covers: A K.G.VI to early Q.E.II duplicated accumulation incl. 1940 Centenary, 1948 Olympics with Wembley slogan (2), 1951 Festival with Battersea machine cancellation, 1953 Coronation (2, one with 'Long Live the Queen' slogan, 21/2d. on eight different regional envelopes, 1957 Scouts with Sutton Coldfield slogan (6, one 3rd. August with Royal Visit overprint on cover), 1957 Parliament, 1958 Games (3, two with Cardiff slogan), 1960 G.L.O. (2), 1961 P.O.S.B. (2), 1962 N.P.Y. phosphor with Southampton 'T' machine cancellation, 1963 Nature Week ordinary with Selborne c.d.s., phosphor with Brownsea Island handstamp, Red Cross ordinary with Red Cross Centenary slogan, Cable phosphor with Southampton 'T' machine cancellation, later ordinary and phosphor issues to 1966, etc., varied condition, all illustrated, some with handwritten addresses. (106)
905 | £120
First Day Covers: A K.G.VI to early Q.E.II accumulation incl. 1948 Olympics (2, one with Wembley slogan), 1949 U.P.U., 1951 Festival with Battersea machine cancellation, 1954 (Feb. 8th) 9d., 10d. and 11d. (plain cover), 1957 Scouts with Sutton Coldfield slogan (4, one Aug. 3 with Royal Visit overprint on cover), 1958 Games with Cardiff slogan, early phosphor sets incl. 1963 F.F.H. with London slogan, Red Cross with Southampton 'T' cancellation, 1964 Botanical with Bureau handstamp, later to 1966, etc., varied condition, all except two illustrated, some with hand-written addresses. (42)
906 | £920
Postage Dues: 1914-69 postage due sets complete mainly fine unmounted mint with a few extras. (81). S.G. D1-75.
909 £1100
Postage Dues: 1914-23 11/2d., 3d. (pinhole), 4d. and 1s. imperforate imprimaturs, marginal, all stamped on reverse ''NP/IMPRIMATUR'', with full gum, some gum creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
910 £100
Postage Dues: 1914-23 2d. perforated colour trials in green, carmine and yellow-brown and agate respectively, each in a block of four, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, all toned, otherwise fine. Photo.
911 £230
Postage Dues: 1955-57 5s. scarlet on yellow imperforate imprimatur with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on gum, fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. cat. 2,000. Photo.
912 | £800
Channel Islands: A collection of Red Cross message forms in two binders, range of censors, also some envelopes, slightly mixed. (141)
913 | £210
Channel Islands: A selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. 1871 envelope to France, bearing 1867-80 3d. plate 6 RB tied by Jersey duplex, 1941 (Jan. 12) envelope with 2d. orange bisect, 1942 1/2d. and 1d. on bluish paper (six of each) mint, etc. (29 items, 51 stamps)
914 | £450
Channel Islands: An accumulation of Jersey and Guernsey occupation issues on cover, in two albums and on leaves, incl. postcards, envelopes, first day covers, range of shades, 1948 Liberation f.d.c cancellations with Alderney, Sark, British Industries and Nursing slogans, etc., also few stamps with 1941-43 1/2d. and 1d. mint imprint blocks of six, mostly fine. (couple 100's)
915 | £320
Channel Islands: An accumulation of Q.E.II Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Alderney f.d.c's and souvenir covers in 19 binders, incl. Benhams with some signed, Post Office, TPOs, etc., also some post office cards, fine. (100s)
916 | £200
Channel Islands: A selection of mainly stampless WWII Feldpost covers, four with enclosed letters, incl. range of cachets, mixed German and Jersey frankings, etc., mainly fine. (17)
918 | £360
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II selection of covers and postcards in three albums and on leaves, comprising Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey, incl. many with Snaefell cachets, first flights, Bradshaw cards, Sark cancellations, postage due covers, railway covers, etc., also a few German banknotes used in the Channel Islands and some stamps, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
919 | £55
Guernsey: A mint collection in two boxed albums, largely complete from 1941 to 1997, fine. (100s)
920 | £1550
Guernsey: A large accumulation of 1940 bisects on cover, mainly K.G.VI 2d. definitive and 2d. Centenary, some with Occupation adhesives, incl. K.G.V 2d. (6, three first day), multiples, range of cancellations (with Sark) and dates, also few on piece, mostly fine. (152)
921 £160
Isle of Man: 1974 Sir Winston Churchill Centenary miniature sheet in an uncut se-tenant pair with marginal guidelines on three sides, one example from the foot of the sheet and another from the top of the sheet, unmounted mint, possibly of proof status, fine. S.G. MS58 var. Photo.
922 | £40
Isle of Man: Booklets: A 1973-2009 collection, largely complete, fine. (approx. 100)
923 | £780
Isle of Man: A collection of mainly Isle of Man WWI and WWII internment and P.O.W. mail, incl. wide range of censors and cachets, various camps with Knockaloe, Mooragh, Onchan and Rushen, etc., slightly mixed condition. (58)
924 | £100
Isle of Man: Cancellations and Covers: Internment Mail: 1916 (Jan. 17) envelope from the Prisoners' Aid Society to the Dutch Embassy in London bearing 1d. tied neat The Camp Knockaloe, Peel c.d.s., ''ALIENS' DETENTION CAMP/KNOCKALOE I.O.M/CENSORED'' and ''UNDELIVERED FOR REASON STATED/RETURN TO SENDER'' cachets in violet alongside, fine. Photo.