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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 128

Wednesday 24th April 2019

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1 £16000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used comprehensive surface printed collection in an album, collected as fine to superb examples, many with c.d.s. cancellations, incl. 1855-57 watermark Small Garter 4d., 6d. deep lilac on azure paper, 1s. deep green, 1862-64 3d. deep carmine-rose, 3d. bright carmine-rose (2), 3d. pale carmine-rose (3), 6d. lilac TF with watermark error, 6d. lilac QG on thick paper, 9d. bistre MF, 9d. straw DG, DL, 1s. deep green BJ, 1s. green GB, KF, 1865-67 4d. vermilion plates 7 to 14 complete also plate 12 DB-EC block of four, 9d. straw TJ, 1867-80 10d. red-brown FD, pale red-brown QJ (2), TG, deep red-brown OB marginal on piece, RJ, 1s. Stock Exchange forgeries plate 5 BJ on piece, EC on piece with 3d. plate 8 and EH on piece, 2s. milky blue LJ, 2s. brown CB, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross plate 1 BI, CA, CI, HJ, £1 brown-lilac FJ, 1882-83 watermark Anchor on white paper 5s. plate 4 DB, 10s. greenish grey EA, £5 orange DB, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve on blued paper plate 3 DD, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 FK, 4d. vermilion plate 15 RA, SL, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 GE, IH, 8d. orange AK, CE, ED and NH, also imperforate colour trial in issued colour, CG overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1880-83 1s. orange-brown plate 14 LK-ML block of four, 1881 1d. lilac die II with ''PEARS/SOAP'' in blue outline letters mint, 1880-81 11/2d. Venetian red used with ''V.R.'' hooded circle, 1883 or 84 lilac and green set, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 5s. crimson HE-IH block of four, 10s. ultramarine BC, CD and NF, 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac BA, 1888 watermark Orbs error £1 brown-lilac EB, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to 1s. dull green (3), with 5d. die I, £1 green KD, also 1/2d. vermilion mint, with ''PEARS/SOAP'' in orange outline letters, etc., a marvellous collection. (535) Photo.
304 | £100
Used Abroad: Egypt: 1870 1/2d. plate 5 MO, 1876-79 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 7 LA, 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 12 HB, 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 HL, 1874-76 6d. grey plate 13 LA, 1867-73 1s. green plate 4 EC, all with ''B 02'' barred ovals of Cairo, good to fine.
626 £2400
1841 2d. blue plate 3 JD-KF unused (regummed) block of six, JD and KF just cut into otherwise with clear to large margins, appears to have been rejoined or at least strengthened horizontally between rows, vertical bends or creases. S.G. Spec. ES11, cat. £36,000 (as singles). Photo.
977 £240
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (2) and 5s., mint, varied condition. Photo.
1297 £5200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. left marginal example variety lemon omitted, unmounted mint, some creasing, otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. 897c, cat. £12,000, believed to be unique. Photo.
2 | £6800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Lighthouse album, very mixed condition, incl. used with 1840 1d. black plates 1a to 11, also three unplated, 2d. blue (5), 1864-79 1d. plates to 225, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 CV, 1870-74 11/2d. plate 1 OP-PC error, 1847-54 1s. (3), 10d. (2), 6d. (4), 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (5), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1867-80 2s. brown LC, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 HI, plate 2 DH, 10s. greenish grey DH, £1 brown-lilac AD, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 FD, 10s. greenish grey GF, £1 brown-lilac AA, £5 orange DH, 1873-80 1s. orange-brown plate 13 FG, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. GD and MA, 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac ED, 1888 watermark Orbs £1 brown-lilac MD, 883 or 84 to 1s. dull green, 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green DA, 1902-10 to £1 dull blue-green, 1911-13 Somerset House to £1 deep green (2, one is mint), Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow £1 green, £1 dull blue-green, later issues mint with 1929 P.U.C. £1, Officials, etc., most better items poor to good. (100s)
306 | £400
Used Abroad: Gibraltar: A selection of covers and stamps, incl. 1856 1s. green block of six, strip of three and three singles, 1857 4d. rose, 1865 cover to England, franked by 1865-67 6d. plate 5 SL, 1865 3d. rose IK, etc., very mixed condition. (58)
629 £110
1841 2d. blue plate 3 QE, used example with full margins, displaying portions of all adjoining impressions, horizontal bend, otherwise fine and attractive. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. Spec. ES11. Ex Mairi Bury. Photo.
979 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, mint, toned gum and short perfs. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 412, cat. £3,250. Photo.
1299 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 5p. variety gold (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint upper marginal example. S.G. 898Eya, cat. £325, EC GBR1796a, 100 known. Photo.
3 | £2800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in a boxed Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. used (7), 2d. used (4), 1841 1d. used with number ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Cross, 1d. used with blue Maltese Cross, 1841 2d. used, (14 incl. used with ''1'', ''4'' and ''12'' in Maltese Cross and a strip of three) used, range of later line engraved with 1d. inverted watermarks, 1864 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77) used, 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 used, 1847-54 embossed 1s. (3), 10d. and 6d. (3) used, surface printed issues to 2s. used, 1867-83 5s. (2) used, 1883-84 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s. (2) used, 1884 £1, 1886 £1, 1883-84 'lilac and green' set, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to £1 used with both 5d., K.E.VII to 10s. (2) and £1 used, 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (4), 10s. (3), 1929 U.P.U. £1 mint, 1934 re-engraved set used, 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
310 £110
Used Abroad: Gibraltar: 1873 (May) cover to U.S.A., franked by 1858-69 2d. plate 14 IC (corner fault) and 6d. buff plate 11 HI, tied by Gibraltar duplexes, red London Paid and New York Paid datestamps. Photo.
630 £600
1841 2d. blue plate 3 SA, fine unused with close to large margins and small part original gum, displaying ivory head on reverse, good colour. B.P.A. certificate (1973). S.G. Spec. ES11, cat. £6,000. Photo.
980 £650
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1915–18 De La Rue 10s. blue block of four, fine used. S.G. 412, cat £3,500+. Photo.
1300 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 899a, cat. £400, EC GBR1798a, around 50 known. Ex Gawaine Baillie. Photo.
4 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (3), 1s. (3), used, 1862-64 3d. carmine-rose CF, TF unused, 4d. pale-red KH unused, 6d. lilac IK unused, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 FB, plate 2 FC used, 1867-80 1s. plate 5 EL Stock Exchange forgery (thinned), 1883 or 84 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 5d. and 6d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion, 11/2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d. 5d. die I, 6d., 9d., 10d. and 1s. dull green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', set to 1s. (both) mint, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
312 £270
Used Abroad: Haiti: 1877 4d. sage-green plate 16 LJ-LL strip of three, with ''E 53'' barred ovals of Port Au Prince, fine. S.G. Z45. Photo.
631 £90
1841 2d. blue plate 3 SE and SH, both with four small to good margins, used with upright strikes of the number ''12'' in Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. ES11vd. Photo.
983 £170
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, varied condition. Photo.
1301 £920
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 903a, cat. £3,500, EC GBR1806a, around 46 mint known. Photo.
5 | £1950
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. collection in two albums, incl. 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1855-57 4d. (18), 6d. (25), 1s. (7), used, 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (17), 6d. (15), 9d., 1s. (8) used, 1867-80 9d. (6) used, 1873-80 1s. orange-brown plate 13 used, 8d. (5) used, 4d. sage-green plate 16 (4) used, 1883 or 84 to 1s. used (2), 1887-92 to 1s. (both) mint, range of cancellations, etc. (100s)
313 | £600
Used Abroad: Malta: A collection of covers and fronts in an album, incl. 1859 cover to Italy, franked by 181857 1d. rose-red, 1862 4d. pair, 1861 cover to Italy, franked by 1856 1s. green, 1863 entire to London, franked by 1862 6d. lilac, 1863 cover to Italy, franked by 1862 4d. pale red pair, etc., varied condition. (42 items)
633 £240
1841 2d. blue plate 4 AA, a very attractive used example with very large even margins, neatly cancelled by 1844 type obliterator, tiny closed tear at lower right just touching frameline, otherwise superb. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. ES14. Ex Mairi Bury. Photo.
984 £80
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. pale rose-carmine lower marginal, unmounted mint, tiny dot of ink on surface, otherwise fine. S.G. 416, cat. £475. Photo.
1302 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Broadcasting Anniversaries 3p., corner traffic light block of six with greenish yellow and brownish slate shifts, leaving the terminals hidden and the Queen's head over the microphone, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 909 var. Photo.
6 | £2900
Collections and Mixed Lots: An mainly unused surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 1s. green unused, 1862-64 3d. NC and TJ, 6d. OI, 9d. RD, 1s. GB unused, 1865-67 1s. IK unused, 1867-80 9d. IE, QK, 10d. KC, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plates 15 KL, 16 AL, EJ, SH unused, 1880-83 6d. on 6d. BI, NC, 1s. IA mint, 1883-84 watermark Anchor white paper 10s. ultramarine LF mint, 1883 or 84 to 1s. mint, 1887-92 5d. die I mint, etc., mixed condition. (113)
314 | £700
Used Abroad: Malta: A collection of stamps in an album, incl. 1862 3d. carmine rose pair, 1867 10d. red-brown (4), 2s. (2), 1876 8d. orange, 1877 4d. sage-green plate 15 TI and plate 16 PJ, 1880 5d. indigo (2), 1883 6d. on 6d. (2), etc., mixed condition. (234)
635 £110
1841 2d. blue plate 4 BH showing 'spectacles' variety, fine used with enormous displaying portions of three adjoining impressions, lightly cancelled by numeral obliterators, a very fine example of this popular variety. S.G. Spec ES14o, cat. £1,000. Photo.
987 £150
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue right marginal example, unmounted mint, some wrinkling, otherwise fine. S.G. 417, cat. £850. Photo.
1303 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 925a, cat. £275, EC GBR1850a. Photo.
7 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (6), 6d. (2), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d., 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d., 1s. (2), 1867-80 2s. brown GL, KB (perfin), 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 AG (used in Haiti), FG, GG, GH, plate 2 EA, GB, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 DH, GA, GG, 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green IA, LA, etc., very mixed condition. (269)
317 £150
Used Abroad: Malta: 1863 (Apr. 13) H.M.S. Nile envelope to London bearing G.B. 6d. tied ''A92'' Cunard Line barred numeral, 1864 officer's envelope from H.M.S Pelorus to Plymouth bearing 6d. tied ''A85'' P&O Mailboat barred numeral, and 1865 officer's envelope from H.M.S. Pelorus to Ivybridge bearing 4d. and 6d. tied ''B56'' P&O Mailboat barred numeral with manuscript ''Via Marseilles'' alongside, very mixed condition. (3)
637 £2000
1841 2d. deep full blue plate 4 KC-KD, unused pair with large part original toned gum, small to very large margins displaying a trace of adjoining impression at left, pressed vertical crease affecting KC, otherwise fine with attractive colour. Brandon certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. ES15, cat. £18,000. Photo.
988 £140
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue, unmounted mint, area of gum toning and a few small creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 417, cat. £850. Photo.
1304 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety flesh omitted, with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 927 var. Photo.
8 | £3500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. surface printed collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (10), 6d. (4), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (3), 1865-67 9d. OL, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 CJ, ED, HG, plate 2 BI, 10s. greenish grey GA, £1 brown-lilac GI, 1882-83 watermark Anchor on white paper 5s. plate 4 DH, EG, 10s. greenish grey AD and FH, £1 brown-lilac GB (repaired), 1883 or 84 set, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. on white paper 10s. cobalt KE (repaired), 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac ND, 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green EA, etc., mixed condition. (163)
319 £240
Used Abroad: Panama: 1877 (July 19) cover to New York, franked by 1867-77 1s. green plate 8 ID, tied by ''C 35'' barred oval and Panama c.d.s. at right. Photo.
638 £400
1841 2d. blue plate 4 KK-KL in pale blue, horizontal pair with enormous margins all round and side margins showing part marginal inscription, very light strikes of numeral cancellation, fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
990 £190
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. blackish blue (steel-blue), mint, toned gum, otherwise fine. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. £1,100. Photo.
1305 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 927a, cat. £250, EC GBR1854a. Photo.
9 | £2600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection in an album, incl. 1865-67 4d. vermilion plates 7 to 14, 9d. (2), 1867-80 3d. plates 4 to 10, 6d. (6) with selection of plates, 10d. (4), 1s. (6) incl. plates 4 to 7, 2s. blue (6) with shades, 1872-73 6d. pale buff plate 12 IK with R.P.S. certificate (1985), 6d. grey plate 12 FA, 1873-80 watermark Anchor 21/2d. rosy-mauve on blued paper GI used in Constantinople with Brandon certificate (2007), 1s. orange-brown plate 13 CG, 1880-83 6d. on 6d. QH and RJ with sloping dots, 4d. vermilion plate 15 NF, 4d. sage-green plate 15 AE and CF, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 FE, 8d. orange QE, 1883 or 84 set, 1887-92 'Jubilee' set with £1 green EB, etc., many fine with c.d.s. cancellations and strong colour. (205)
320 £260
Used Abroad: Peru: 1870 (Aug. 11) cover to London, franked by Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage, 1867 9d. straw RB, SD tied by ''C 38'' barred ovals, with Callao datestamp below, with red London datestamps on the reverse, two tears on front. Photo.
639 £150
1841 2d. blue plate 4 NB (shifted transfer), enormous margins and showing portions seven adjoining impression, pressed vertical crease at right hardly detracts from the outstanding appearance. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
992 £110
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., top value upper marginal, mint, the 2s.6d. with corner crease and the 10s. with light gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G 450-452, cat. £575. Photo.
1306 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, left marginal example with cylinder, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 927a, cat. £250, EC GBR1854a. Photo.
10 | £3500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1840 2d. Mulready envelope a196 unused, 1840 1d. black (2), 2d. blue (2), 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d., 1s., 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d. (2), 9d., 1s., 1867-80 10d. JK, 1s. QG unused, 2s. brown JC used, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 2 EJ, 10s. AI, £1 DH, 1867-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 GE, 10s. AA, £1 EG, £5 orange DA used (all damaged), 1873-80 1s. orange-brown LI used, 4d. vermilion plate 15 LJ unused, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 5s. DB mint, 10s. ultramarine NB used, 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac GA used, 1888 watermark Orbs £1 brown-lilac JA used (perfin), 1902-13 to £1 used, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set mint, 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green used, 1929 P.U.C. £1 used, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
321 £220
Used Abroad: Peru: 1870 (Nov.) cover to London, franked by Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage, 1867-73 1s. plate 4 SI (overlapping at top), tied by ''C 38'' of Callao, with Callao and London datestamps on the reverse, some cover faults. Photo.
640 £200
1841 2d. violet-blue plate 4 QJ-QK pair and FL single with a slight tint of lavender paper, both with four small to large margins, fine used. S.G. Spec. ES17, cat. £1,200. Photo.
994 | £550
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher: A collection on leaves, incl. 1/2d. (2) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, and ''CANCELLED'' types 28 and 33, 1/2d. printed on ungummed paper, 11/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, 11/2d. (2) overprinted ''CANCELLED'' types 28 (2, one with inverted watermark) and 33P, 11/2d. on experimental paper mint (2), 2d. mint block of four with inverted watermark, 2d. with watermark sideways mint (2) and used, 2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, 5d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, 9d. watermark inverted mint, 1s. imperforate overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (2), etc. (230)
1307 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety brown-grey printing double, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 927b, cat. £500. Photo.
11 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used collection in an album, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. 1840 1d. black (3, two with four margins) and 2d. (2), 1841 1d. (7), 1841-51 2d. (3), 1854-57 SC16 2d. (2), SC14 2d., LC16 2d., 1864 plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), 1858-76 2d. plate 12, 1870-79 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 complete with plate 9, 1847-54 1s. (2), 10d. and 6d. (3), 1855-57 Small Garter 4d. (2), Large Garter 4d. (2), Emblems 6d. (2), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 1s., 1865-67 3d., 4d. plates 7 to 14, 6d. (4), 9d., 1s., 1867-80 3d. plates 4 to 10, 6d. (7), 9d. (2), 10d. (3), 1s. plates 4 to 7, 2s. blue (3), 1872-73 6d. grey, 1867-83 Maltese Cross 5s. plates 1 and 2 (reperforated), 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 1 to 16, 21/2d. blue plates 17 to 20, 3d. plates 11 to 20, 6d. plates 13 to 17, 1s. green (4), 4d. sage-green (2), 8d., 1880-83 to 1s., 1880-81 to 5d., 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. (3) and 10s. (2), 188 'lilac and green' to 6d., 1887-92 'Jubilee' to both 1s. and £1 with die I 5d., K.E.VII to 1s. (6), 2s.6d. (5), range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s. (2), 1913-19 Seahorse 2s.6d. (9), 5s. (2) and 10s., 1929 PUC £1, 1934 re-engraved set, range of Castles, etc. largely complete to 1970, ranges of officials, regionals, Channel Islands and postage dues, mixed condition. (100s)
322 £150
Used Abroad: Peru: 1871 (Mar. 13) cover to London, franked by Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage tied by Lima datestamp and 1858-69 2d. plate 12 KB, 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 SA (affected by filing crease), 1867 10d. brown QD (damaged), tied by ''C 38'' of Callao, with London receiving mark on the reverse. Photo.
641 £700
1841 2d. violet-blue plate 4 QK-QL pair showing marked ivory head with slight sign of lavender tint, fine used with good to very large margins. B.P.A. certificate (1992). S.G. Spec. ES17. Photo.
995 £70
King George V: 1924-26, a small group comprising piece of blank watermarked paper (70 x 75mm), 1/2d. unmounted mint marginal block of four partially doubly perforated, and 11/2d. marginal block of four also with partial double perforations, the paper and 11/2d. with some creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
1309 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 933a, cat. £250, EC GB1866MCa. Photo.
12 | £2100
A fine used Q.V. collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. black plate 1a IC, 3 FK, 5 OC, 6 NC, 2d. blue RD, EK, FA, 1841 1d. red-brown unused, 2d. blue IJ-IK pair, FB-FE strip of four, embossed 6d. and 10d. displaying large portions of adjoining impressions at top and base, beautiful 10d. pair, just touched at right, LC16 2d. blue plate 5 RF-TF unused marginal vertical strip of three with large part gum, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 BD, 1873-80 watermark Large Garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 CF, ED, a few with imperfections but mainly fine and attractive. (51)
323 £210
Used Abroad: Peru: 1872 (Jan.) cover to London, franked by Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage, 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 CA and 1867-73 1s. green plate 5 ED, tied by ''C 38'' barred ovals, with red London Paid, datestamp, with Callao and London datestamps on the reverse, a few cover faults. Photo.
647 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 94 CD fine used with London District Post ''77'' numeral, matched with a fine imperf. S.G. Spec. CE2 and BS31. Photo.
996 £170
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown in a tête-bêche strip of six with interpanneau margin at right, a few split perfs. otherwise fine, rare in this format. S.G. 420a, cat. £500+. Photo.
1310 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 9p. variety brownish rose omitted, an upper right traffic light corner block of six, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 934b, cat. £640+, EC GBR1868a - circa 200 known.
13 | £2700
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated mint and used collection in mixed condition in nine albums incl. 1840 1d. (8) used, later line-engraved, 1891 £1 FB used, range of K.G.V with shades, controls and watermark varieties, Seahorses to £1 used, Wildings with graphites incl. 1957 11/2d. used with both lines at left, 1959 phosphor-graphite set in mint corner blocks of six with one stamp in each mounted, 2d. error of watermark mint block (top pair mounted) and used, commemoratives with mint blocks, minor varieties and flaws, postage dues, etc. (many 100s)
324 £280
Used Abroad: Peru: 1872 (Sept. 14) cover to London, franked by Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage and 1858-69 2d. plate 14 CB, 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 12 KB 6d., 1s. green plate 5 RB tied by ''C 38'' of Callao, on reverse has Callao despatch mark. Photo.
648 £380
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 96 AI, a fine unused example with large part original gum (paper adherence on gum). R.P.S. certificate (2018). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. £3,500. Photo.
997 £400
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tête-bêche pair contained in a strip of three, fine used with London wavy line cancellation on piece. S.G. 420a, Spec. N35a, cat. £800. Photo.
1311 £2300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Royal Wedding 20p. variety silver (Queen's head) omitted, in a top of the sheet vertical strip of five with two other stamps partially affected, due to a dry print, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 942a, cat. £7,000, EC GB1884MCa - 10 known (most with traces of silver). Photo.
14 | £1550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in S.G. printed album, incl. 1840 1d. black AD and LE, 2d. blue NK, 1841 2d. blue JG with blue numeral cancellation, 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225, 1870 1/2d. rose-red plates 1 to 20 with plate 9 PB, 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d. and 1s., 1862-65 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d., 1s., 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15 GH, 4d. sage-green plate 15 GJ, 8d. orange TH, 1883 or 84 to 1s., 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. ultramarine CF, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to 1s. (both), 1902-13 to 10s., 1929 P.U.C. £1, 1934 re-engraved set, Q.E.II commemoratives virtually complete to 1990 with better phosphors, definitives, postage dues, etc. (100s)
325 £480
Used Abroad: Peru: 1873 (Aug.) cover (opened out) to Scotland, bearing Peru 1868 1d. yellow-green paying local postage with Iquique datestamp, and 1873 6d. grey plate 12 FA, 1867-73 1s. green plate 7 SC, tied by single ''C 38'' of Callao, rare. Photo.
649 £180
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 JD, fine used. S.G. 16b, cat. £625. Photo.
998 £380
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 9d. olive-green variety watermark inverted, in an unmounted mint block of six with ''A 24'' control in margin at foot. S.G. 427Wi, cat. £720+. Photo.
1312 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p., a selection of varieties, comprising grey-black omitted, salmon-pink omitted, blue omitted, rosy-mauve omitted and bright rose-red omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 948b, c, d, e, g, cat. £930. Photo.
15 | £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook, incl. 1884 watermark Crown £1 ND used, 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green NB used, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 2d. mint strip of four with watermark sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. mint strip of six and 11/2d. (4), with watermark sideways mint, 1934-36 Photogravure 2d. mint strip of five and single with watermark sideways, also sets in cylinder strips of three (3) and six (2), 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. in mint strips of five with watermark sideways, 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-brown in mint block of four, postage dues incl. 1936-37 4d. dull grey-green marginal blocks of six and four, plus ''A36'' control pair, 2s.6d. marginal singles (2) incl. ''A37'' control, etc., varied condition but many fine. (100s)
326 £130
Used Abroad: Peru: 1876 envelope to England, bearing 1874-80 6d. grey plate 15 PE and 1873-77 1s. green plate 12 OI,, tied by ''C 38'' barred ovals of Callao, cover faults. Photo.
653 £1350
Later Line Engraved: 1854 SC16 2d. deep blue plate 4 FI-GJ, fine unused (without gum) block of four with inverted watermark, also displaying a significant shift and tilt in the perforations, a rare item. S.G. 19, Spec. F1(1)c, unpriced unused. Photo.
999 £60
1924 Wembley 1d. with variety tail to ''N'' of ''EXHIBITION'', unmounted mint from the top of the sheet, a few rough perfs at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 430b. Photo.
1313 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy mauve omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948f, cat. £600, EC GBR1896e, around 40 known. Photo.
16 | £1750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. accumulation in six stockbooks, an album, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (4, two on cover), 1864-79 accumulation to plates 223, also plate 111 GA-IC mint block, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 NL, OQ, 1855-57 4d. (14), 6d. (5), 1s., 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. pale ultramarine FF on white paper, 1887-92 to 1s. (both), range of cancellations, etc., very mixed condition. (many 100s)
327 £290
Used Abroad: Peru: 1878 (June 28) cover to England, franked by Peru 1874-79 10c. green paying local postage and 1874-80 6d. grey plate 16 OH, 1867-73 1s. green plate 5 KB, tied by ''C 38'' of Callao. Photo.
654 £520
Later Line Engraved: 1854 SC16 2d. deep blue plate 4 SA-TB block of four, fine used with London District ''77'' numeral, scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. F1 (1), cat. £1,800. Photo.
1000 £5500
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to £1 hinged to official P.U.C. stationery and cancelled on the first day of issue by ''POSTAL UNION CONGRESS/10 MY/1929'' c.d.s's, very fine and very rare. S.G. 434-438. Photo.
1314 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy mauve omitted, unmounted mint, one or two tiny tone spots on reverse, otherwise fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 948f, cat. £700, EC GBR1896e, around 40 known. Photo.
17 | £1600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used surface printed collection in a boxed S.G. album, incl. 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (8, one is unused), 1862-63 3d. rose-carmine mint, 9d. straw unused, 1s. green unused, 1867-80 2s. brown GA, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. DH, 1883 or 84 to 1s., 1887-92 'Jubilee' to 1s. (both, mint), etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
328 £150
Used Abroad: Peru: 1878 (Dec. 18) cover from Arequipa to Germany (reduced at right), bearing 1874-79 5c. blue paying local postage tied by c.d.s. and 1874-80 6d. grey plate 15 HI cancelled by blue crayon cross, triangular framed ''T'' tax mark, ''PAYS-ETR/PAQ.ANG.BORDEAUX'' datestamp, with Lima, Hamburg marks on the reverse. Photo.
659 £1850
1855 LC14 2d. blue plate 5 JA-JC, unused (regummed) marginal block of six from the left of the sheet, displaying ''...ds the RIGHT HAND SIDE of the Letter...'' inscription, IA, JA and JB with small stains, JB with shallow thin, the others fine with fresh colours, attractive block. S.G. 34, Spec. F6, cat. £16,000+. Ex Fisher. Photo.
1001 £750
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. affixed to small official P.U.C. stationery sheet and cancelled on the first day of issue by ''POSTAL UNION CONGRESS/10 MY/1929'' c.d.s's, fine and scarce. S.G. 434-437. Photo.
1315 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy mauve omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948f, cat. £600, EC GBR1896e, around 40 known. Photo.
18 | £4800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black used (14), 2d. blue used (5), 1864-79 1d. many plates to 224 unused or mint, 71 to 225 (poor, less 77) used, 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 (less 9) unused, 1847-54 embossed 1s. (6), 10d. (3), 6d. (6) used, etc., very mixed condition. (few 100s)
329 £150
Used Abroad: Peru: 1879 (Feb. 12) cover to Wales, franked by Peru 1874-79 10c. green paying local postage and 1874-80 6d. grey plate 16 AK, tied by ''C 38'' of Callao, some traces of staining. Photo.
660 £1550
1855 LC14 2d. blue plate 5 LA-MC, unused block of six, a number of minor faults, however still a fresh block with large part original gum, a scarce multiple S.G. 34, Spec. F6, cat. £16,000+. Photo.
1002 £1100
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, fine lightly mounted mint with off white gum, tiny gum wrinkle at base. S.G. 437Wi, cat. £3,750. Photo.
1316 £1450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. variety turquoise-green (leg, robe, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 948i, cat. £5,250, EC GBR1897g, around ten known. Photo.
19 | £1150
A used surface printed collection, comprising 1855-57 watermark Small Garter 4d., watermark Medium Garter 4d., watermark Large Garter 4d. (5, one used with red ''PD'' in oval), watermark Emblems 6d. (2), 1s. (2), 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. plate 3 (2), 4d. plate 4 (2), 6d. plate 3 (3), 6d. plate 4, 9d. (2), and 1s. (2), 1865-67 3d. (2), 4d. plates 7 to 14, 6d. plates 5 and 6, 9d., 1s. (3), 1873-80 watermark Anchor 21/2d. (3), watermark Orb 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 3 to 17, 21/2d. blue plates 17 to 20, watermark Spray 3d. plates 11 to 20, 6d. plates 13 to 17, 1s. green plates 9 to 13, 1s. orange-brown, watermark Large Garter 4d. vermilion, 4d. sage-green plates 15 to 17, 4d. grey-brown and 8d., 1880-83 21/2d. plates 21 to 23, 3d. plates 20 and 21 (2), 3d. on 3d., 4d. plates 17 (2) and 18 (2), 6d. plates 17 and 18, 6d. on 6d., 1s. plates 13 and 14, mixed condition. (96)
330 £150
Used Abroad: Puerto Rico: 1868 entire from Mayaguez to London, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 10 HD-HF strip of three, with ''C 51'' barred ovals of St. Thomas with St. Thomas and London Paid marks in red. Photo.
664 £280
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white 1d. rose-red plate 50 AG, grossly misperforated showing portion of marginal inscription, fine mint. S.G. 40 var. Photo.
1003 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, unmounted mint with slightly toned gum otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1317 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1975 Sailing 8p., single with black omitted and right marginal strip of three with right stamp showing gold (Queen's head) omitted (a few tiny specks remaining), both fine unmounted mint. S.G. 981a, var. Photo.
20 | £3500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums, used incl. 1840 1d. (2, one with four margins and matched 1d. red), 1841 1d. reds with numbers ''1'', ''2'', ''3'', ''4'', ''5'' (on cover), ''6'', ''7'', ''8'', ''9'', ''10'', ''11'' and ''12'' in Maltese Cross, 1841-51 2d. with black Maltese Cross, range of later line engraved, 1847-54 1s., 6d., range of surface printed to 2s. blue, 1883-84 5s. and 10s., 1883-84 'lilac and green' values to 1s., K.E.VII to 5s., 10s. and £1, 1912-24 to 1s., 1913 Waterlow 5s., 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d., 10s., 1934 re-engraved set, mint with extensive range of control blocks with K.G.V and K.G.VI to 1s. and Q.E.II to 1s.6d., 1864 1d. plate 74 mint block of four, 1870 11/2d. plate 3 with part original gum, 1883-84 2s.6d. mint, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to both 1s. (1s. green unmounted), 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. with 7d. block of four unmounted, 1911 Harrison both perf. sets, 1911-13 Somerset House values to 1s. with 5d. interpanneau block of six and 7d. deep slate-grey, 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s., 1918-19 Bradbury set, 1929 U.P.U. 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermark sideways, £1, 1951 Festival set, 1955 Waterlow set, 1959 De La Rue set, 1959 phosphor-graphite set, Q.E.II commemorative sets in multiples, also Skipper imperf. and perf. essays, postal fiscals with 1860 6d. used, officials, booklet panes, range of covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
331 £110
Used Abroad: Puerto Rico: 1877 entire to St. Thomas, franked 1877 4d. vermilion plate 15 SA, tied by ''F 85'' barred oval of Mayaguez, with datestamp alongside and arrival backstamp, horizontal file crease reinforced. Photo.
666 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1858 LC16 2d. blue plate 6 NL, well centred, used on 1858 (Mar. 30) entire to Exeter with barred ''19'' numeral, lovely colour. Photo.
1004 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, unmounted mint with toned gum otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1318 £1850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Telephone Centenary 81/2p. variety deep rose (vase and picture frame) omitted in a vertical strip of five, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 997a, cat. £6,750, EC GBR1994a , twenty known. Photo.
21 | £2500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 BH used, 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. pair, 4d. (5, one unused), 6d. (4, one unused), 9d. (3, one unused), 1s. (2) used, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 AB, BI, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 5s. ME overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1902-13 to 10s. (2) used, Officials, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
332 £240
Used Abroad: South Africa: 1901 (Mar. 8) soldier's envelope to Sheffield bearing G.B. 1870 1/2d. and 1875 1d. plate 184, each tied with Newcastle, Natal c.d.s with another neat strike alongside, Mar. 30 arrival on reverse. Photo.
667 | £350
Line Engraved: 1864-79 1d., a used accumulation (approx. 1,400) in an album, most plates represented, many with more than 20 examples, also another large quantity in envelopes, mixed condition. (1,000s)
1006 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, lightly mounted mint, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1319 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 British Architecture Historic Buildings miniature sheet showing variety orange-yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1058d, cat. £10,000, EC GBR2116c , six known. Photo.
22 | £1550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in three boxed Oriel celebration albums, incl. 1840 1d. used (four margins), surface printed issues to 1s. unused and used, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. used, 10s. with small part original gum (heavy creasing), 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. mint, K.E.VII to 2s.6d. mint, range of K.G.V shades mint, 1912-22 to 1s. mint (2) and used, 1913 Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. mint, 1939-48 High Values set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. unmounted mint, 1955 Waterlow set mint, 1958-61 graphite set unmounted mint, 1958 De La Rue set used, 1959 phosphor-graphite set unmounted mint, 21/2d. watermark error used, 1959 De La Rue set unmounted mint, 1960-67 21/2d. type II (2 bands) with watermark inverted unmounted mint, etc., mixed condition. Stated to cat. approx. £22,000. (100s)
333 £420
Used Abroad: Uruguay: 1857 (Jan. 4) cover to Spain rated ''1/-'' and with good strike of the ''PAID/AT/MONTEVIDEO'' crowned circle and red circular framed ''4 R'', Montevideo despatch on reverse. Photo
668 | £230
Line Engraved: 1864-79 1d., a large used accumulation in a box, incl. some on paper, mixed condition. (3,000+)
1007 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, lightly mounted mint, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1321 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety brown-ochre (15p. background, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099b, cat. £8,500, EC GBR2198a, six known. Photo.
23 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 2 CC, plate 3 AE, LK, 2d. plate 2 CI, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 (less 9), 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 1s. (2) used, 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1887-92 to 1s. (both) used, 1902-13 to 5s. mint, 1912-24 watermark Simple Cypher set mint, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, postage dues, etc., varied condition. (100s)
334 £260
Used Abroad: Uruguay: 1857 (Jan. 4) cover to Spain, bearing manuscript ''1/-'' rate mark and a good strike of the ''PAID/AT/MONTEVIDEO'' crowned circle, red circular framed ''4 R'' on reverse has Montevideo despatch mark. Photo.
669 | £250
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 HH, (less 77), used, plus 2d. plates 7 (2) to 15 used, fair to fine.
1008 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, light crease otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1322 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. MS1099c, cat. £750. Photo.
24 | £1600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.II to Q.E.II collection in a boxed S.G. album, incl. 1902-13 to £1 used, 1912 1/2d. die 2 myrtle green unmounted mint with R.P.S. certificate (1988), 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. used, 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green used, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. £1 used, 1934 re-engraved set mint, officials with Royal Household 1d. used on piece, postage dues, etc., varied condition. (100s)
335 £380
Used Abroad: Uruguay: 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 LB-OB and LB-OB strips of four (OB damaged) with 1867-73 1s. BK-DK strip of three used on piece from registered cover with ''C 28'' barred oval cancellations of Montevideo. Photo.
670 | £250
Later Line Engraved: 1864-79 1d., a used selection, comprising plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), and approx. 600 other examples from between plates 71 and 194, mixed condition. (100s)
1009 £170
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, mint, light overall toning otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1323 £5500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety bright blue (loss of shading along the edges of the sheet, 13p. background etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. MS1099e, cat. £15,000, EC GB2198MCc, around four known. Photo.
25 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.II to Q.E.II accumulation in three albums, eleven stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. 1902-13 to 1s. mint (7) and used to 10s., 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. mint, Seahorses with 1915 De La Rue 10s. used, 1929 P.U.C. £1 used, 1939-48 sets mint (2), 10s. dark blue unmounted mint (3), mint (2), etc., varied condition. (1,000s)
336 £380
Used Abroad: Venezuela: 1868 (Nov. 6) entire to France, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 7 RB, tied by ''C 60'' barred oval of La Guayra, with boxed ''GB/1F.60c.'' and handstruck ''8'' rate marks, La Guayra datestamp, with London, Paris and Bordeaux datestamps on reverse. Photo.
672 £550
1864–79 1d. rose-red plate 111 FF-IL irregular block of twenty-six, an exceptionally fine and fresh mint, with sheet margin at right showing inscription, virtually full original 'off-white' gum (mostly unmounted). S.G. 43, cat. £1,820+. Photo.
1010 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. S.G. 438. Photo.
1324 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety myrtle-green (10p. background, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099f, cat. £8,500, EC GBR2198d, six known. Photo.
26 | £3500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, two stockbooks, cover album and loose, incl. 1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a104 unused, 1840 1d. black five singles (one with inverted watermark and one on cover), 2d. GA-GB pair on 1841 cover, 1867-80 2s. brown CG (poor), 1880-81 5d. used on 1884 over, 1887-92 £1 green SA used, 1902-13 to £1 used, 1929 P.U.C. £1 used, Q.E.II with presentation packs and f.d.c's, Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
337 £2400
1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: A remarkable collection of covers, cards etc., incl. violet envelope unused with Francis Field opinion stating that it is from the trial printing (partially faded), unused and used envelopes and cards, London-Windsor and Windsor-London flights (6), advertising with Molassine Company, Schweppes, The Financial Outlook (2), overseas destinations with Denmark, India, New Zealand, Trinidad, Turkey, etc. (63 items)
673 £190
1864–79 1d. rose-red plate 113 PA-SH block (8 x 4), fine and fresh mint, 'off-white' gum, some perfs reinforced, otherwise fine. S.G. 43, cat. £2,240+. Photo.
1011 £170
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. S.G. 438. Photo.
1325 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety pale greenish yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099g, cat. £750, EC GBR2198e, around 34 mint known. Photo.
27 | £4800
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of Q.V. to Q.E.II in two stockbooks, three folders, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black used (12), 2d. blue (2), 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (2) used, 1873-80 8d. orange used (3), 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 used (4), 1939-48 £1 mint (11), 1968 Bridges 4d. printed on the gummed side in a mint cylinder block of six, postage dues, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
340 | £80
Postal Stationery: A collection in two stockbooks, incl. a range of Q.V. 1d. pink envelopes, some uprated with 1850 1d. envelope to Portsmouth bearing 1841 1d. red-brown, 1856 1d. envelope to Leighton Buzzard, additionally franked by 1854-57 1d., range of cut-outs, etc. (100s)
674 £80
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1d. plate 114 TA, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 43, cat. £325. Photo.
1012 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1326 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety pale greenish yellow omitted, unmounted mint, corner crease, otherwise fine with normal for comparison. S.G. MS1099g, cat. £750, EC GBR2198e, around 34 mint known. Photo.
28 | £7200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two albums, eight stockbooks, folder and loose, incl. a good range of controls with Army Official 1896-1901 1/2d. vermilion ''P'' control strip of three, K.G.V with 1922-24 9d. olive-green ''V 23'' strip of three, 1948 Silver Wedding £1 in two mint blocks of four, Q.E.II pre-decimal commemoratives, etc. (1,000s)
342 | £320
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: A selection of cut-outs, wrappers and covers, incl. Samuel Allsopp & Sons 1d. envelope unused, W.H. Smith & Son, The Home News 2d. and 3d. wrappers unused, 11/2d. wrapper used, Parkins & Gotto 1d. envelope with purple collar unused, etc., mixed condition. (31 items)
675 £750
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 191 CI-DI imperforate plate proof trial vertical pair for lighter and more fugitive colours on watermarked paper with ''CX'' trial cancellations, good to large margins on three sides, a little clipped at left, otherwise fine and very rare. S.G. Spec. DP39e, cat. 'from' £34,000. Photo. Ex Young. Photo.
1013 £150
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black fine used with oval ''REGISTERED/GUERNSEY C.I.'' datestamp. S.G. 438. Photo.
1327 £780
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety rosine omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099h, cat. £2,000, EC GBR2198f, around twelve mint known. Photo.
29 | £1550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in an album, stockbook, book and on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (3), 1841 1d. red-brown with numbers 1 to 12 in Crosses, 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (6), 1s. (3) used, 1865-67 9d. (2), 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. FC mint, 5s. BG mint (creased), 1912-24 watermark Simple Cypher 11/2d. mint pair, one showing ''PENCF'', 11/2d. booklet pane with adverts, 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. booklet panes of six, £1 used, 1939-48 set mint, etc., varied condition. (100s)
344 | £65
Postal Stationery: Certificate of Posting: 1877 1/2d. pink Certificate of Posting (CPP1a) with four address lines, used to Liverpool on 1878 (May 7), usual eyelet fault at top left corner, scarce.
676 | £150
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. blue plates 9 (2), 13, 14, and 15, part original gum, mixed condition. (5)
1014 £150
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, light indistinct c.d.s., fine. S.G. 438, cat. £550. Photo.
1328 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety bistre-brown omitted, tiny tone spot in selvedge, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099i, cat. £2,000, EC GB2198MCg, around twelve known, cat. £2,000. Photo.
31 | £800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in five folders, three albums and loose, incl. 1934 re-engraved set mint, 1939-48 set unmounted mint, 1948 Silver Wedding £1 unmounted corner block of four, 1959 phosphor-graphite set and 2d. watermark error mint, Commemoratives with better phosphors mint, officials, Channel Islands, etc. (1,000s)
345 | £120
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation of used Post Office and Stamped to Order envelopes in a large postcard album, incl. uprated, some duplication, etc. (approx. 550 items)
679 £260
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. blue plate 9 AH-CI, unused (regummed) vertical block of six, AI with minor perf. separation, fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 45, Spec. G2, cat. £2,100 (as singles). Photo.
1016 £110
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. £1 black, slightly rounded corner otherwise fine used. S.G. 438. Photo.
1330 £480
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1980 Exhibition miniature sheet 980 Exhibition miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine used on illustrated f.d.c. with Manchester c.d.s's, rare. B.P.A. certificate (2017). S.G. MS1119a, EC GBR2238a. Only one other example recorded on f.d.c. Photo.
33 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used collection in a boxed album, incl. 1840 1d., 2d., 1847-54 Embossed 1s., 6d., range of surface printed to 2s. blue and 1867-83 10s. (reperforated), 1883-84 'lilac and green' values to 1s., 1884 watermark Crowns £1, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to £1, K.E.VII to 10s., 1918-19 Waterlow 10s., 1934 re-engraved set, etc., also 1873-80 21/2d. rose mauve plate 1 AA with large part original gum, very mixed condition. (100s)
347 | £110
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1845 (Nov. 26) 1d. pink stationery envelope to London, cancelled by ''ATHERSTONE'' double arc datestamp.
680 £450
1858-76 2d. blue plate 9 QD-RF mint block of six, watermark large Crown type II, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 45, Spec. G2. Photo.
1019 | £270
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure, a collection in an album, incl. 1d. large watermark with inverted watermark mint, 1d. small format overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, 11/2d. booklet pane of six, 2d. intermediate format mint block of six, one with broken tablet, 2d. small format with watermark sideways mint, 1s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, etc. (152)
1331 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 171/2p. variety silver (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1124a, cat. £1,100, EC GBR2248a, around 30 known. Photo.
34 | £750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in three albums and loose, incl. 1939-48 set mint, 1959 phosphor graphite 2d. watermark error used, 1961 P.O.S.B. (Timson) 3d. variety orange-brown omitted used, 1966 World Cup sets, each of the 6d. variety black omitted used on covers (one is first day), 1966 Birds 4d. (ordinary) se-tenant block of four with variety reddish-brown omitted. 1966 Hastings 4d. (ordinary) strip of six with green omitted mint, 1967 EFTA 9d. with lilac omitted mint, 1967 Christmas 3d. and 4d. with gold omitted mint, 1975 Sailing 8p. with black omitted mint, postage dues, booklets, etc. (many 100s)
348 £220
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1857 1d. pink envelope to Enniscorthy, cancelled by superb ''WEXFORD/AP 17/1857/E''. Photo.
687 | £110
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose, a unused or part original gum selection, plate 1 QX, plate 3 EM, plate 4 FG, plate 5 HE, plate 6 FI, plate 8 JD unused, plate 10 DG unused, plate 12 GG, OI-JP block, plate 13RK, plate 14 BS/GS-DT irregular block, PW, plate 15 IJ, plate 19 FB, GX-HX pair, mainly fair to fine.
1021 £1250
First Day Covers: Definitives: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. to 1s. set used on the first day of each value on single cover with ''SUTTON COLDFIELD/BIRMINGHAM'' or ''BIRMINGHAM'' (10d.) c.d.s's, very fine and very scarce. S.G. 439-449. Photo.
1332 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 131/2p. variety pale blue omitted, with the usual multiple minor colour shifts, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1126a, cat. £3,250, EC GBR2252a, around thirteen known. Photo.
35 | £4200
An all reigns accumulation in a binder, two stockbooks and loose in a carton, strength in Q.V. to K.G.V incl. pre-stamp covers, Mulreadys, 1840 1d. covers incl. a pair, 1840 2d. strip of three, 1841 1d. covers, K.E.VII mint and used, quantity of K.G.V covers, etc., a few with certificates, very mixed condition.
349 £170
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1895 (ca.) envelope bearing set of embossed dies 1/2d. to 1s. with undated and 9 florets, gum on flap has caused discolouration as usual for this item. Photo.
689 £300
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plates 1 to 20 complete (incl. plate 9), mainly fine c.d.s. used. (15) Photo.
1022 £190
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. green small format, fine unmounted mint corner pair, one showing 'horn' variety [Cyl. 36 no dot, R. 1/12]. S.G. Spec. N47d. Photo.
1333 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 171/2p. variety imperforate and with slate-blue omitted, a lower left corner pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1128a, cat. £850, EC GBR2256a. Fifty pairs known. Photo.
36 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of 1d. Stars, most plated by vendor on leaves, incl. 1854 SC16 QD plate 157, 201 CF, 204 CK, 1855 SC14 plate 198 GD, 203 KF, 204 MB, 1855 die II 1d. SC14 plate 3 IB, 1855 SC16 plate 3 NI, 1855 (May) LC16 plates 4 to 14, 1856 (Jan.) LC14 plates 23 to 47, etc., varied condition. (210)
350 £120
Postal Stationery: Letter Cards: K.E.VII colour trial in violet on blue card with diagonal ''SPECIMEN'' type SU4, fine. Photo.
690 £180
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plates 1 to 20 complete (incl. plate 9) used with neat cancellations, also 1870 11/2d. used (3), slightly mixed condition. (19) Photo.
1023 £3000
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. green intermediate format, fine unmounted mint block of four, lower pair showing variety imperforate on three sides, margin a little rough at left, rare. S.G. 439g, S.G. Spec. N46b, cat £10,000+. Photo.
1334 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Maritime Heritage 151/2p. variety black (recess printing) omitted, example used (but not cancelled) on piece alongside 1980 British Conductors 131/2p block of four, fine. S.G. 1187 var (see footnote in S.G. Concise catalogue), cat. £1,250, EC GB2374MCa. Around fifteen mint or unused and six used known. Photo.
37 | £1750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved selection on leaves, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A16 used 1840 (June 6), 2d. letter sheet a104 used 1840 (July 11), 1840 1d. black plate 1a DD, 1841 1d. red-brown plate 67 SE with enormous margins showing portions of seven adjoining stamps, 2d. blue plate 4 BH showing 'spectacles' variety, specialised range of later line engraved C1 to C13 incl. C1 plum, etc., varied condition. (130)
352 | £190
Postal Stationery: Letter Sheets: A Q.V. to K.E.VII selection of Official issues with Q.V. 1881 1/2d. brown Vaccination Form D (LO48), Agriculture 1/2d. brown (LO14), 1d. + 1d. brown 1897, 1898 (LO18), undated (LO21), K.E.VII 1d. + 1d. scarlet 1902 (LO78), 1903, 1904 (LO80), undated, LO14 and LO48 unused, others used, fair to fine. (8 items)
691 £1050
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose plate 8, ES-FU unmounted mint block of six, very attractive and well centred multiple of this scarce plate. S.G. 48, cat. £3,600 as singles. Photo.
1024 £110
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large head essay, imperf. left marginal strip of four, with gum, one or two creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
1335 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 British Film Year 34p. top margin block of ten (2 x 5) showing the 15mm downward shift of silver placing the Queen's head below the value, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1302 var, EC (2005) F1044CSa, 100 known, cat. £750+. Photo.
38 | £520
A surface printed group overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', comprising 1855-57 Small Garter 4d. type 3, Large Garter 4d. type 7, Emblems 6d. type 7, 1s. type 7, 1862-64 3d. type 5, type 2 reading upwards, type 6 reading upwards (3), 4d. type 5 (3), and 1s. type 5, mostly with part original gum, mixed condition. (12)
353 | £100
Postal Stationery: Postcards: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation of used Post Office and Stamped to Order cards in two boxed cover albums, incl. some uprated, duplication, etc. (approx. 400 items)
692 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering, lightly cancelled used example, a few minor imperfections and traces of soiling, otherwise fine with all four corner letters visible. S.G. 53, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1028 £420
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet, large format with watermark inverted in a very fine and fresh unmounted mint ''V/34'' control block of four, cylinder 5R no dot (hinge mark in margin), very scarce. S.G. Spec. N48a. Photo.
1336 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 20p. variety silver (Queen's head and value) omitted, a right marginal example, with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1479a, cat. £675, EC GBR2958a, 135 mint known. Photo.
39 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in an S.G. printed album, incl. 1911-12 Downey Heads set of ten unmounted, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. with inverted watermarks, 1939-48 set, Q.E.II issues mainly unmounted mint with 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d. to £1 set, commemoratives with better phosphors, postage dues, etc. (100s)
354 £120
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1877-86 11/4d. (CP5) used 1877 (July 27) to Sheffield and 1d. (CP150) used 1886 (Nov. 9) to Bosnia, both used from Constantinople, cancelled with ''C'' in barred ovals, fine.
693 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1860 Unissued 11/2d. rosy-mauve plate 1 DL with manuscript ''Specimen'', without gum, trimmed perforations at top and right side, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1975). S.G. Spec. G5. Photo.
1030 £600
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown small format unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet showing control ''Y/36'' cylinder 114 dot, on showing early state of the 'full beard' variety, fine mint, a striking unlisted variety. R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. 441 var. Photo.
1337 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 20p. variety silver (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1479a, cat. £675, EC GBR2958a, 135 mint known. Photo.
40 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in nineteen albums and stockbooks, incl. 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d. (6), 1s., 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 EA, GC, plate 2 BD used, Q.E.II with f.d.c's, Channel Islands, etc. (1,000s)
356 £200
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1890 Penny Post Jubilee, 3d. Agnelli postcard (CP25) used with added 1d. lilac, from the South Kensington Exhibition to Poona ''Via Brindisi'' and twice forwarded, first to Ootacamund and subsequently back to London ''Via China & America'' with transit marks and Shepherds Bush arrival backstamp. Possibly treated as 2 x 2d. reply postcard rate pre-paid. Photo.
694 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1860 unissued 11/2d. rosy-mauve plate 1 KA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 2, without gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 53a, s, cat. £2,250. Photo.
1031 £190
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown intermediate format, an imperforate pair from the lower right corner of the sheet, fine mint. Undated B.P.A. certificate. S.G. 441a, Spec. N52b. Photo.
1338 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Roses 22p. variety silver (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint upper marginal example, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1568a, cat. £3,000, EC GBR3136a - 18 mint known. Photo.
41 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1864-79 1d. plate numbers to 224 (less 77) used, Q.E.II with definitives and commemoratives, etc. (100s)
359 £210
Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1952 K.G.VI 61/2d. puce envelope with additional 6d. adhesive, size H (RP69), used from H.M. Ship in Korean waters, addressed to Sydney, with Australian Army P.O. c.d.s. and handstruck A.P.O. registration marking, green H.M. Forces Overseas Customs Declaration form on reverse, scarce usage.
695 | £1350
1847-54 Embossed: A used selection on leaves, comprising 1s. green (4), 10d. brown (4), 6d. (5), incl. shades and a variety of die numbers, mainly fine to very fine used, a very attractive group.
1032 £85
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown intermediate format in an unmounted mint block of four, imperforate at base, due to paper fold, fine. S.G. 441 var. Photo.
1339 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Ordnance Survey 26p. Ham Street error of value, prepared but not issued, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1579 var, cat. (footnote) £5,000, EC GBR3158a, twenty known. Photo.
42 | £1300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint collection in a boxed album, Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. range of 1d. plates, 1887-92 values to 10d. (2) and 1s. green and carmine, 1912-24 to 1s. (2), 1d. pair with left stamp showing ''Q'' for ''O'', 11/2d. pair with one stamp showing ''PENCF'', 1924-26 to 1s., 1929 U.P.U. 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermark sideways, 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermark inverted, 1934 re-engraved set, 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d with watermark sideways, 1/2d. to 21/2d. with watermark inverted, 1939-48 high values set, 1951 Festival set, 1952-54 to 1s.6d., 1955 Waterlow set, 1955-58 to 1s.6d., 1958-61 set with inverted watermarks, 1959 phosphor-graphite set, 1960s phosphor issues, etc., K.G.VI onwards unmounted, later to 1979, mixed condition. (100s)
361 | £60
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: A small Q.V. and K.E.VII selection, incl. 1881 1s. green with Harrison & Sons imprint, 1885 6d. lilac sold in booklets with Eyre & Spottiswoode imprint, etc., poor to fine. (11 items)
696 | £650
1847-54 Embossed: A used selection on leaves, comprising 1s. green five singles and pair, two singles used on separate covers, 10d. brown (2), 6d. nine singles, vertical pair and single on cover to Belgium, mixed condition.
1033 £190
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 3d. violet fine used on piece, showing 'full beard' flaw. R.P.S. certificate (2010) notes ''transient flaw below beard''. S.G. 444 var. Photo.
1340 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art 'Girls on the Town' (1st) single, variety silver (Queen's head and ''1ST'') omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1861 var., EC GBR3716a. Eight known mint (four contained in complete panes). R.P.S. certificate (2013). Photo.
43 | £420
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. 1d. Star accumulation in two albums, stockbook and leaves, incl. 1864-79 1d. plates with complete reconstructions of 84, 118 and 177, cancellations, etc. (many 100s)
362 | £190
Postal Stationery: Inland Telegraph Forms: An unused Q.V to K.G.VI selection, incl. 1875-77 1s. green with Jas Truscott imprint, 1915 6d. purple, 1940 6d. purple and 9d. olive-green, 1944 1s. brown (2), 1951 1s.6d. violet blue, fair to fine. (12 items)
697 £120
1847-54 embossed 1s. green (3) and 6d. purple (2), imperfections, used. (5)
1034 £2300
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a good commercially used example with circular parcel cancellation. B.P.A. certificates (1953) and (2007). S.G. 456a, cat. £8,000. Photo.
1341 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Pioneers of Communications 25p. variety silver (Queen's head and face value) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 1888a, cat. £950, EC GBR3776a, 68 mint known. Photo.
44 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. line engraved collection on leaves and in an album, incl. 1841 range of 1d. and 2d. used, 1864-79 1d. plates to 224 used, plate 174 KA-OB mint block, plate 142 BA-DD used block, 1870 11/2d. rose-red OP-PC error used (rounded corner), etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
365 | £260
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A147 and A177, 2d. letter sheet a90, 2d. envelope a196, unused, fair to fine.
700 | £800
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. carmine watermark small garter (5, one on white paper), medium Garter (3), large Garter (4), 6d. (4), 1s. (3), mainly fine used.
1036 £2400
King Edward VIII 1936 Definitive Issue Essays: 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 21/2d., four essays of design type ''C'', based on H.H. Brown's suggestion with the portrait taken from a photograph by Hugh Cecil, printed by Harrisons in their colour standards, perforated 15 x 14, on gummed paper with ''GvR'' block cypher watermark, fine unmounted mint, rare, only five sets believed to be in private hands. S.G. Spec. vol 2, p. 222, cat. £8,000. Photo.
1342 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Pioneers of Communications 25p. variety silver (Queen's head and face value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1888a, cat. £950, EC GBR3776a, 68 mint known. Photo.
45 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. accumulation in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. blacks (7), 1883 or 84 5d. mint, 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green mint, duplication, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
366 £200
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured by seal) with National Loan Fund Society printed advertisement (S.G. Spec. MA131b), used 1852 (Jan. 23) from Exeter to Tavistock, cancelled by ''285'' barred oval, small central stain, scarce late use. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. £1,100. Photo.
701 £110
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark small garter 4d., watermark medium garter 4d. (3, one on blued glazed paper), watermark large garter 4d. (2, one used in Malta), watermark emblems 6d. (3), 1s. (3), mixed condition. (12)
1037 £2900
King Edward VIII 1936 Definitive Issue Essays: 11/2d., essay block of six based on H.H. Brown's suggestion with the portrait taken from a photograph by Hugh Cecil, printed by Harrisons in their colour standards in red-brown, perforated 15 x 14, with gum, watermarked GvR and affixed (by top row) to card, 21/2d., fine and, rare. S.G. Spec. design type B. Photo.
1343 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Christmas 19p. perforated proof of value and Queen's head only in red, a single in the same format as the re-issue of October 2000 with se-tenant label at left, scissor cut through the margin at foot to the central vertical perfs., fine with gum (unmounted), with normal from the label sheet for comparison. S.G. 1896 var, EC GBR4339a, Around two sheetlets and 40 singles known. Photo.
46 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used duplicated Q.V. to Q.E.II stock in three stockbooks, incl. 1847-54 6d. (4) and 1s. cut to shape, 1855-57 4d. (8), 6d. (22), 1s. (7), 1862-64 4d. (11), 6d. (11), 1s. (4), Seahorses, etc., also 1924 photographic proof of the Royal Christmas card depicting a painting of Charles I with the Pilgrim Fathers and 1954 proof strikes of the second seal of Q.E.II, seven embossed in colourless relief and four embossed on red paper, very mixed condition. (1,000s)
369 £850
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A54 (forme 3) with English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance advert (S.G. Spec. MA34c), used 1841 (May 11) from Manchester to Wigan with a fine strike of the distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, fine and very scarce. Photo.
704 £85
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. carmine watermark medium garter on white paper used pair with watermark inverted, with part 'Madeline Smith' cancellation and part red marks, also 1865-67 9d. used. Ex Harding. S.G. 64wi. Photo.
1038 £2300
King Edward VIII: 1936 (May 11) essay block of six in the proposed 'Seaforth Highlanders' uniform design, based on a photograph by Bertram Park, denominated 11/2d. and with no serifs to the value figures, in the colour intended for the 1/2d. Printed by Harrisons on cylinder no. 1 (not chrome faced) on gummed GvR block cypher watermarked paper, perf. 15 x 14, affixed to card by corner causing corner crease, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
1345 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Lighthouses 63p, a fine unmounted mint strip of three, dramatically misperforated leaving the Queen's head and value at left instead of right, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 2038 var. Photo.
47 | £350
A used surface printed collection on leaves, incl. values 1867 5s., 10s. (with perfin), 1883-84 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s., 1883 'lilac and green' set, 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. green (2), 1s. green and carmine (2) and £1, etc., mixed condition. (179)
371 £420
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A244 (forme 5) unused with ''GRAY'S ROMSEY & HAMPSHIRE'' advert inside printed in blue, a few small holes but scarce. S.G. Spec. ME1, MA13a, cat. from £750. Photo.
707 £50
Surface Printed: 1855-57 6d. and 1867-80 3d. both with watermark inverted, used. S.G. 70wi, 103wi, cat. £700. Photo.
1040 £450
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green, 1d. red, 11/2d. red-brown, marginal imprimaturs with upright watermark, ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on gum, very fine and fresh, unmounted. S.G. Spec. P1-3. Photo.
1346 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. variety vermilion printed double, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 2042Ea, cat. £600, EC GBR4084a, 30 known. Photo.
48 | £750
A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation in a small stockbook incl. 1840 1d. (6) and 2d. (3) used, 1841 1d.'s incl. no. ''7'' in Maltese Cross, a used block of four, 1870 1/2d. mint blocks, surface printed, Seahorses incl. 1913 Waterlow to 10s. used, K.G.V wmk. varieties, small group of college stamps (9), also ''College Stamps of Oxford & Cambridge'' by Rev. H. Cummings (1904), etc.
372 £150
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope (stereo obscured by seal), used 1840 (June 8) locally within London, cancelled by a superb crisp orange-red Maltese Cross with ''T.P/Croydon H St.'' in green alongside, most attractive. S.G. Spec. ME2. Photo.
708 £170
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. lilac on azure paper, used, some paper adhesion on reverse, otherwise fine with a neat strike of the ''466'' numeral. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. 70a, Spec. J70e, cat. £950. Photo.
1041 £450
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green, 1d. red, 11/2d. red-brown, marginal imprimaturs with inverted watermarks, ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamp on gum, very fine and fresh, unmounted. S.G. Spec. P1-3. Photo.
1347 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. lower marginal example variety vermilion and black both printed triple, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 2042Ed, cat. £2,000. Photo.
49 | £950
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation in a carton, incl. 1951 Festival set unmounted mint, 1952-54 to 1s.6d. unmounted mint, varieties with 1938 Victory 3d. corner block of four 'crown flaw' mint, 1960 General Letter Office 3d. lower marginal strip of four 'broken mane' mint, 1966 World Cup 1s.3d. block of six with doctor blade flaw, colour shifts, missing phosphors, inverted watermarks, Machins, range of booklets with folded, stitched and prestige, etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
373 £140
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A145 (forme 2) used 1840 (May 14) to Lancashire with neat red Maltese Cross, an early date. S.G. Spec. cat. £1,200. Photo.
709 £320
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 1s. green on ordinary thin blued (azure) paper, used with Edinburgh ''131'' numeral. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 73a, Spec. J100(2)d, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1043 £250
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, very fine and fresh with full gum (unmounted), rare. S.G. Spec. P1s, cat. £750. Photo.
1348 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 British Land Speed Record Holders 26p., a horizontal left margin strip of five with the fourth stamp variety rosine (face value) completely omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 2060a, cat. £4,000, EC GBR4120a, around twenty known. Photo.
50 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used later line engraved collection in a Leuchtturm album, incl. range of shades, 1854-57 SC16 2d. plate 4 (2), plate 5, SC14 2d. plate 4, plate 5, LC16 1d., 2d., 1856-58 perf. 16 2d., 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), 1870 1/2d. plate 6 pair used on cover, plate 6 block of four, plate 20 pair, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
374 £70
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A162 used 1840 to Newcastle cancelled by red Maltese Cross, with ''Ludgate St'' handstamp alongside and Aug. 22 transit on reverse. S.G. Spec. ME2, cat. £500. Photo.
711 £180
Surface Printed: 1861 unissued 3d. rose plate 2, state 1 with shaded spandrels AH with wing margin at right and upper sheet selvedge, vertically overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 2, with part original gum and fresh colour. S.G. Spec. J25As, cat. £800. Photo.
1044 £450
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, fine with full (unmounted) gum. S.G. Spec. P1v, unpriced. Photo.
1349 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Workers' Tale' 19p. variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) omitted, lower marginal block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2088a, cat. £2,700, EC GBR4176a, around thirty known. Photo.
51 | £300
A used surface printed selection on stock cards, incl. 1867-83 5s., 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., 1883-84 'lilac and green' set, etc., mixed condition. (69)
375 £150
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A176 used 1840 (July 12) from Leighton Buzzard to Rugely, bearing a very fine strike of an orange shade Maltese Cross, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
712 | £350
Surface Printed: 1862–64 watermark emblems 3d. pale carmine-rose (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. and 1s. (2), very good to fine used.
1046 £210
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green control A36, cylinder 10 dot, perf. type 2A, corner block of six (2 x 3) incl. [R20/2] pearl beside crown, fine unmounted mint, a rare cylinder perforation variety, very much under-rated. S.G. 457, Spec. P1/b. Photo.
1350 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Workers' Tale' 19p. variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2088aEy, cat. £725, EC GBR4176b, around 30 known. Photo.
52 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, four stockbooks and loose, incl. 1939-48 set mint, Q.E.II with commemoratives in cancelled blocks of four, f.d.c's, 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. watermark error unmounted mint, etc. (1,000s)
377 £300
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet stereo a203 used 1847 to Kilkenny and cancelled with 1844 type ''186'' obliterator of Dublin, with Kilkenny April 13 arrival on reverse. S.G. Spec. ME3, cat. £2,400. Photo.
713 £140
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d. pale carmine-rose plate 2 IF exceptionally fine used with ''MALTA/JY 12/62'' c.d.s. S.G. 77. Photo.
1047 £150
King Edward VIII: 1936 1/2d. green control A36, cylinder 21 no dot, mint single, hinge remainder, otherwise fine and rare, only known as singles. S.G. Spec. P1, unpriced. Photo.
1351 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Workers' Tale' 19p. variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2088aEy, cat. £725, EC GBR4176b, around 30 known. Photo.
53 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black used (6), 1862-64 6d. BH used, 1883 or 84 to 1s. used, 1887-92 1s. dull green used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
378 £300
1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a105 used 1842 to Berwick with black Maltese Cross, Berwick May 7 arrival on reverse, minor soiling. S.G. Spec. ME4, cat. £2,000. Photo.
714 £780
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d. rose CI abnormal plate 3 with white dots, variety imperforate from the left of the sheet, mint, has minor oily stain at lower-right (most probably due to the watermark), otherwise fine and fresh, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. 78a, Spec. J27b, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1049 £210
King Edward VIII: 1936 1d. scarlet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, with full gum (unmounted), minor gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 458s, cat. £775. Photo.
1352 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - 'The Workers' Tale' 19p. variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 2088aEy, cat. £725, EC GBR4176b, around 30 known. Photo.
54 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in nine albums, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 9d. olive green mint (3), Seahorses used, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set mint, 1934-35 Photogravure set in mint pairs, officials, etc. (many 100s)
379 £200
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Thackeray's caricature, examples from the original and defaced block, on wove paper, minor imperfections, otherwise of fine appearance. Photo.
715 £250
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 EG very fine used with part ''EXET(ER)'' c.d.s. S.G. 87, cat. £475+. Photo.
1050 £300
King Edward VIII: 1936 1d. scarlet control A36, cylinder 3 dot, perf. type 2A, corner block of six (2 x 3), fine mint, rare and underrated. S.G. 458, Spec. P2. Photo.
1354 £1450
Queen Elizabeth II: 2002 British Coastlines left marginal se-tenant block of ten with silver omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 2265b, cat £7,500. Photo.
55 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue, range of 1841 1d. red-brown with some plated, 1847-54 embossed 6d., 10d., 1s., etc., mixed condition. (194)
380 £320
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1862 cover from Chichester to London, depicting messenger with hat made from 1856-58 1d., also 1886 cover from Ditchling to London, with hand painted country scene with horse and caravan, the 1d. lilac cut to form a wheel, manuscript ''Spoiled Stamp'' with ''2D/W.D.O'' due mark, a few cover imperfections.
716 £420
1862-64 watermark emblems 1s. deep green plate 2 KD showing variety ''K'' in circle, cancelled London ''4'' in barred oval, fine. S.G. 90a, cat. £2,750. Photo.
1052 £600
King Edward VIII: 1936 1d. scarlet control A36, cylinder 7 dot, perf. type 2A, mint pair, hinge remainders, otherwise fine and extremely rare as only two examples are known. R.P.S. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. P2, unpriced. Photo.
1357 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: 2007 Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade (1st) se-tenant pair with gold and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2728ab, cat. £3,500, around eight pairs known. Photo.
57 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1856-58 1d., a large used quantity, incl. range of postmarks with approx. 300 used with London Inland Section cancellations (mainly fine strikes), mixed condition. (approx. 850)
383 | £170
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1901 two envelopes used to the same addressee within London, both with pen and ink illustrations, one depicting a Policeman, other a well dressed gentleman, franked by 1881 1d. lilacs, a few imperfections.
721 £280
Surface Printed: 1867-80 3d. stamp sized die proof in black on thick white card, with uncleared corner squares and plate number circles. S.G. Spec. cat. £1,650. Photo.
1053 £260
King Edward VIII: 1936 11/2d. red-brown overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, with full gum (unmounted), minor gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 459s, cat. £775. Photo.
1359 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Colour Trials, selection comprising 9p. in deep dull green, without phosphor, with pencil ''Q'' on reverse, 1s. in light violet-blue (small tear at left and some thins), 1s.6d. in brown-olive and olive-yellow, and 1s. 6d. in deep blue-green and rose-pink (small tear at right and some thins). Extremely rare, it is believed only four of each exist.
59 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook and loose, incl. 1864-79 1d. plate 140 PA-SD mint block of twelve, plate 163 complete used reconstruction (less HI), 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. to £1 used, 1939-48 set in used blocks of four, 10s. dark blue, 10s. ultramarine and £1 in used blocks of six, also 10s. dark blue used block of eight, officials, booklets with 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. edition 304, 3s. edition 297, etc., varied condition. (100s)
384 £260
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1909 (Feb. 16) envelope used locally in Aberdeen, showing a beautifully executed watercolour of Dutch scenes, signed ''A. Hartly'', fine. Photo.
723 £140
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 9d. straw plate 4 AE very fine used wing margin example with Cresham House c.d.s., trivial mark in upper left of wing margin, very attractive with deep colour. S.G. 110. Photo.
1054 £3000
King Edward VIII: 1936 11/2d. red-brown, an imperforate marginal pair from the foot of the sheet with part sheet margin, fine mint and extremely rare, one has small crease. S.G. Spec. P3d. Photo.
1360 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1969 (Dec.) Stamps for Cooks £1 booklet stapled edition, mixed perfs.. S.G. ZP1, cat. £325.
60 | £1350
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated accumulation in varied condition on leaves and in packets and envelopes contained in a carton with 1d. reds used in quantity with imperf. issues with minor varieties, K.E.VII and K.G.V mint controls, officials, postage dues, etc. (1,000s)
385 | £450
Cancellations: A selection of pieces and stamps, Q.V. issues with unusual usages with foreign cancellations, used abroad, etc. (50 items)
725 £260
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 CL, fine used with part c.d.s. S.G. Spec. cat. £850. Photo.
1055 £280
King Edward VIII: 1936 11/2d. red-brown control A36, cylinder 2 dot, perf. type 2A, corner block of six (2 x 3), fine mint, very rare and underrated. S.G. 458, Spec. P2. Photo.
1362 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: 4d. deep olive-brown centre band PVA head A. Pane of six variety part imperforate with the bottom row imperforate on three sides, top right stamp removed and centre stamp separated, otherwise fine unmounted mint, Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. 732a, Spec. UB11a, cat. £4,250. Photo.
61 | £520
A Q.V. accumulation incl. 1841 1d. covers and stamps in packets, inverted wmk., Scottish cancellations, numbers in Cross, later 1d. red postmarks, Swindon Station on cover, 1857 1d. rose-red AA to TL used reconstruction, a few later incl. 1911 Downey Head 1/2d. and 1d. on plain f.d.c., W.W.I P.O.W. cover used from Knockaloe Camp, etc., interesting old time lot.
387 | £750
Cancellations: Brunswick Stars: A collection on leaves, mainly on 1856-58 and 1864-79 plate number 1d.'s on leaves, incl. range of types, ten covers, etc. (106)
726 £350
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 SB, fine used with ''JY 1 72'' c.d.s. on small piece overlapped by 6d. plate 11 DL. S.G. Spec. cat. £850. Photo.
1059 £480
King Edward VIII: 1936 11/2d. red-brown control A36, cylinder 15 dot, perf. type 6 (E/P), corner block of six (2 x 3), fine mint, very rare and under-rated. S.G. 458, Spec. P2. Photo.
1363 | £1100
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A comprehensive collection of Harrison cylinder blocks of phosphor band issues written up on leaves, with most ink and phosphor numbers as issued, both no dot and dot, perf. types, quantity of large blocks showing displaced phosphor numbers, extra extension holes, scarce incl. FCP/PVA 6p. 4p1 no dot and dot, 4p- dot, FCP/GA 3p. two bands 10p1 dot, FCP/PVAD 6p. 8p-(D) dot, another block of 40 showing the p17 at row 1, 7p. centre band 14p20 no dot, 20p20 dot A perf., 8p. centre band 13p39 no dot, 121/2p. with two narrow bands 2p20 no dot block of 40, etc.
62 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1841 2d. blue pairs (2) strip of three and block of four, 1d. and 2d. Stars, 1864-79 1d. plates to 224, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
388 £80
Cancellations: Canadian: 1914 cover, franked by K.G.V 1/2d. pair, tied by crowned circular ''CANADIAN OVERSEAS/Maple leaf/FIELD/POST OFFICE/EXPEDITIONARY FORCE'' dated Oct. 14 (first day), believed applied at Devonport (later usages were from the Wiltshire camps).
727 £280
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. milky blue plate 1 QH wing margin reperforated, unused part original gum, a few short perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 120b. Photo.
1060 £300
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept.) 21/2d. bright blue, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. P4t, unpriced. Photo.
1364 | £880
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A comprehensive collection of cylinder blocks of phosphor coated paper issues written up on leaves, with most numbers as issued, both no dot and dot, Kampf and APS perfs., extra extension holes, PCP1 and PCP2 variations, low OBA papers, scarce incl. 1/2p. PCP2 8 dot (EEH), 15p. PCP2 1 dot, 151/2p. PCP2 3 no dot APS perf., 191/2p. PCP2 2 dot, 22p. PCP2 4 no dot and dot (omitted), plus 4 no dot with EEH, 25p. PCP1 2 no dot and dot APS perf., ACP printings incl. 151/2p. 3 no dot and dot, 19p. 1 no dot low OBA, also with Waddington and Questa litho blocks, etc.
63 | £380
A Q.V. group, comprising 1840 1d. black plate 1b EE with watermark inverted with four close to small margins used with neat red Maltese Cross, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. KE, 5s. KF and 10s. BE c.d.s. used, and 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to both 1s. mint, £1 used, mixed condition. (19)
389 £400
Cancellations: Cloth Covered: A Q.V. selection of 'cloth covered' cancellations comprising nine covers, six pieces and two stamps, showing examples from Bristol, Clifton, Edinburgh, London with 1873-80 6d. grey plate 17 BC and 8d. orange GL both with barred ''E.C.'' ovals, date errors and some ex Alcock (one illustrated in his book), etc., also several articles regarding these cancellations, an interesting group. The unusual usage of cloth covered cancels has been documented by a number of collectors over the years and one of the reasons given is it ''was probably someone like a GPO surveyor who travelled around a lot and couldn't resist 'helping' the clerks by his high-speed cancelling of a quantity of covers.'', by covering the hand-stamp with cloth whilst cancelling multiple covers. Photo.
728 £880
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. brown BC, fine used. S.G. 121, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1061 | £40
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: A small selection with 2s. edition 357, 3s. edition 322 (2), and 5s. edition 17, 2s. with slight cover imperfections and 1d. pane with tone spot, 5s. with grubby cover and 1d. pane with some split perfs. and adhesions, mixed perfs. (4)
1365 | £1300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A comprehensive collection of cylinder blocks of security perforated issues written up on leaves and on Hagner pages, with Harrison, Questa, Walsall, Enschede and De La Rue printings, values to £5, with most numbers as issued, both no dot and dot, perf. types, yellow and blue fluors, gum changes, translucent papers, Enschede varnish and fluor variations, self-adhesive incl. some year codes, scarce incl. Harrison 25p. rose-red OFNP/PVA two bands 7p43 with lay flat gum, Enschede yellow fluor 29p. 1 dot with 4mm varnish bands, blue fluor 25p. 1 no dot and dot with cream gum, Questa yellow fluor 6 x 1st Q1Q1 with square sided ellipse, blue fluor 6 x 1st Q5Q5 and Q6Q6, and 6 x 2nd Q7Q7 and Q8Q8, De La Rue ATN £2 D1D1 with ''£'' omitted, etc.
64 | £780
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. selection of imperforate 2d.'s mainly on covers in an album, incl. 1841 2d. on 1844 (Jan. 26) cover, tied by number ''4'' in Maltese Cross, 2d. TD-TF strip on 1844 (Mar.) entire, etc., mixed condition. (27 items)
390 £60
First Day Covers: Machine Cancellations: 1912 'Penny in the Slot', ''LONDON. E.C./1D./POSTAGE PAID'' c.d.s. on envelope used locally in London, with ''LONDON. E.C./JA 25/12'' first day of use c.d.s., also another envelope stained with imperfections, and 1912 (Feb. 8) envelope. Photo.
729 £270
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. brown MA used, reperforated but scarce. S.G. 121, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1062 £800
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 2s. booklet edition 358, all panes overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, 1/2d. pane and one 11/2d. pane with inverted watermarks, stamped on front ''25 MAY 1936'', some trimmed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BC2 AVC, this edition not listed with overprint. Photo.
1366 | £1600
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A collection of recess printed £1.50 to £5 cylinder blocks on leaves, with Enschede and De La Rue printings, no dot and dot blocks with different box numbers, Enschede with £1.50, £3 and £5 complete boxes both no dot and dot, £2 incl. 1 no dot with boxes 10 to 13, 1 dot with box 12, De La Rue almost complete box numbers, with dull and bright fluor variations, etc. (156 blocks)
65 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of 1d. Stars in an album, incl. cancellations with numbers in Crosses, shades, minor varieties, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
391 | £300
Cancellations: Manchester: A mainly line engraved selection in an album, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown plates 9 KJ, 10 RF and 12 MJ with distinctive 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, 1856-58 LC16 2d. plate 6 MC on piece with Manchester duplex, 1867-73 1d. LC14 DF plate 64 with R.P.S. certificate (1976), used with part Manchester duplex (trimmed perfs. at lower right), etc., varied condition. (206)
730 £350
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. brown QA, lightly cancelled, small imperfections not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 121, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1063 £80
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 2s. booklet edition 372, all panes overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, stamped on front ''7 APR 1937'', all panes stuck down, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BC2 AVC, cat. £800. Photo.
1367 | £800
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A comprehensive accumulation of warrant blocks on Hagner pages and in packets with Harrison acid etched blocks of six, Harrison/De La Rue gravure blocks of ten, quantity of De La Rue ATN blocks of eight, values to £5, wide range of dates, etc. (100s)
66 | £750
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three Paragon binders and a further binder, from 1841 incl. 1d.'s with numbers in Maltese Crosses on pieces, 1841 2d.'s, 1d. plates to 224, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 used, surface printed, 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 10s. used, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 10s. used, later K.G.VI and Q.E.II mint incl. 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to £1 unmounted, Officials, etc.
392 | £80
Cancellations: Meter Marks: 1926 to 1990, a written-up collection of covers and cards in an album, 1/2d. to 4d. range of types, registered (2), etc. (103 items)
731 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. brown RD, used, some shortish perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 121, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1064 £290
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 1/2d. green and 1d. scarlet booklet panes of six with watermark upright and inverted of each, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33p, with virtually full original gum, one 1d. pane with trimmed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. PB1s, PB1as,PB2s, PB2as, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1368 | £320
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A collection of Harrison dot cylinder blocks of six (22) on leaves, all showing the 17 pin perforation error, incl. 16p. at row 18, 17p. cylinder 10 at rows 18, 19 and 20, 26p. PCP at row 20, etc., also a selection of marginal blocks of six (14) and 13p. cylinder block of 12.
67 | £400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in seven albums, incl. 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. used block of four, 1939-48 10s. dark blue (2) one with retouched medallion, other with dot on scroll unmounted mint, range of cancellations, etc. (100s)
396 £1050
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Wyon/Whiting: 1840 embossed essay in green inscribed ''POSTAGE 1D: HALF OZ'' (Huggins type E11), on thick wove paper (90 x 35mm), minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
732 £250
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark Spray 2s. brown SJ, heavily used with barred cancellation, small tear. S.G. 121, cat. £4,250. Photo.
1066 £210
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 11/2d. red-brown advert booklet panes (3), all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, a few trimmed perfs., otherwise fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. PB5(7), PB5a(4, 10), cat. £675. Photo.
1369 | £500
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: A group of imperforate items, mostly in marginal pairs incl. 21/2p. FCP/GA, 3p. ultramarine two bands FCP/GA, 3p. ultramarine centre band FCP/GA block of four with the right vertical pair imperf. horizontally, 8p. centre band (light indents), 9p. deep violet (2), 151/2p. PCP1, 20p. bright green gravure 41/2mm centre band, 24p. chestnut, 35p. sepia two bands, 40p. turquoise-blue two bands, 43p. emerald two bands, etc. (18 items)
68 | £750
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of Q.V. to Q.E.II in seventeen stockbooks, two albums and loose, incl. 1855-57 6d. used (3), 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. dull green used (2), Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphor mint, regionals, Channel Islands, much duplication, etc. (many 1,000s)
397 £1450
Essays, Proofs and Trials: The First (Later Rejected) Die for the One Penny Stamp with ''POSTAGE ONE PENNY'' at foot, a reprinted die proof in yellow-green on cream wove paper (31 x 35mm), displaying part of papermaker's watermark ''AL P'', diagonal bends, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DP8(b), cat. from £22,000. Photo.
733 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 2 EB, 10s. plate 1 FD and £1 plate 1 CC used, varied condition. Photo.
1068 | £620
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 11/2d. red-brown advert booklet panes complete set of adverts with watermarks upright (7 is inverted), majority unmounted mint, a few trimmed perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. PB5, a.
1370 £150
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1/2p. turquoise-blue Harrison photo PCP1/PVAD variety imperforate, in a block of four with sheet margin at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarcer than the PCP2 printing. Photo.
69 £260
Collections and Mixed Lots: A small Q.V. selection, incl. 1864-79 1d. plates 208, 209, 210 mint, 1870 1/2d. plate 13 mint, 1855-57 watermark Large Garter used, 1872-73 6d. deep chestnut plate 11 EA used, 6d. pale buff plate 12 LC used, 1880-83 6d. grey plate 18 II mint, 6d. on 6d. plate 18 JK and SI used, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 JE used, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 5s., BC used, etc., mainly fine. (16)
398 £2200
1841 2d. blue proof from small trial plate of 12 without corner letters, a top right corner block of four with watermark upright, good to large margins, fine and fresh without gum. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. DP43, cat. £7,200+. Photo.
734 £200
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 BE, fine used with with ''LIVERPOOL/JY 14/79'' c.d.s., lovely colour. S.G. 126, cat. £675. Photo.
1069 £550
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 11/2d. booklet pane of six, watermark upright, with G4 dot perf. type B3A (P), fine mint, rare. S.G. Spec. PB3, unpriced. Photo.
1371 £210
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1/2p. turquoise-blue Harrison photo PCP2/PVAD variety imperforate, in a cylinder 7 dot block of six, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X924a, cat. £450+. Photo.
70 | £260
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to K.G.VI collection in an album, mint and used, incl. range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 11/2d. ''PENCF'' error in pair with normal mint, 1924-25 Exhibition sets mint and used, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. with watermark sideways mint, 1937-47 21/2d. mint corner block of twelve with interesting pencil note ''Cooked in a safe in blitzed building in Belfast, May 1941'', 1939-48 High Values set mint, 10s. dark blue used block of twelve, 1951 Festival set mint, etc., range of shades and watermark varieties, mixed condition. (100s)
399 £1600
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ imperforate finished example in black, very fine without gum. S.G. Spec. DP71(2), cat. from £4,500. Photo.
735 £320
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 AH superb used with crisp ''LEITH/NO 20/82'' c.d.s., shows marginal watermark line at top, most attractive. S.G. 127, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1070 £250
King Edward VIII: Booklet and Booklet Panes: 1936 11/2d. booklet pane of six, watermark upright, with G4 dot perf. type B4B (E), fine mint, rare. S.G. Spec. PB3. Photo.
1372 £800
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1p. crimson Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands in a right margin block of six (2 x 3), the top block of four variety imperforate, the lower pair with slight indentations at foot, small mark on reverse of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X844c, cat. £3,400. Photo.
71 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in various albums, stockbooks and loose, Q.V. to Q.E.II, mainly used, incl. line engraved with 1840 1d. on cover (four margins, not tied), surface printed to 5s. used, 1897-92 'Jubilee' to 1s. green used, K.E.VII to 5s. used, K.G.V shades, Seahorses, 1951 Festival set mint, also Castles, some literature, etc., also a quantity of certificates (without stamps) and a small range of World, etc. (100s)
400 £920
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ imperforate finished example in black, good to large margins, small thin, diagonal bend and some small patches of toning on the gum, otherwise an attractive example. S.G. Spec. DP71(2), cat. £4,500. Photo.
736 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 BG, fine used with neat Cardiff Docks c.d.s. S.G. 127, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1071 £160
King George VI: Essays: 1937 Waterlow recess printed full face essays comprising imperforate block of four in violet, vertical strip of three in green, and perforated blocks of four in green, violet and claret, the latter two blocks marginal, also marginal block of six in green, all on unwatermarked gummed paper, mainly fine and fresh. (21) Photo.
1373 £180
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1p. crimson Harrison photo PCP2/PVAD Kampf perf., two cylinder 14 no dot blocks of six, one showing an extra extension hole in the margin, one with very light bend on one stamp otherwise fine, a scarce printing. Photo.
72 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of line engraved on a stock page, incl. 1840 1d. (2, one with four margins), 1841 1d. with blue 1844-type cancellation (not guaranteed), 1841 1d. with inverted ''S'', imperf. and perf. 2d. blues with 1858 plates 7 to 15, inverted watermarks with 1841 1d., 1854-57 SC14 1d. and LC14 1d., etc., mixed condition. (80)
401 £1350
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ imperforate finished example in red-brown, fine with gum. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. Spec. DP71(2), cat. from £3,000. Photo.
737 £200
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 GC, fine used with neat Ayr c.d.s. S.G. 127, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1072 £160
King George VI: Essays: 1937 Waterlow essays, imperf. three quarter face design on gummed wove paper in blue, green, blackish brown and red, fine and fresh with large part gum. (4) Photo.
1374 £320
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1p. crimson Harrison photo ACP/PVAD head B2, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U64a, cat. £1,300. Photo.
73 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two albums, ten stockbooks and loose, incl. range of perf. 1d. stars, 1902-13 to 1s. used (3), Q.E.II duplicated used commemoratives and definitives, presentation packs, Channel Islands, also some Ireland, etc. (1,000s)
402 £800
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ imperforate finished example in red-brown, small to large margins, rather heavily hinged, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DP71(2), cat. £3,000. Photo.
738 £500
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 GG, very fine used with neat central Ayr c.d.s., most attractive. S.G. 127, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1073 £210
King George VI: Essays: 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays, preliminary pencil sketches showing seven different designs in varying degrees of completion for the proposed high values, on thin paper (170 x 96mm) with a few creases and repaired tear, affixed to backing paper. Unusual. Photo.
1375 £900
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 2p. myrtle-green Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, light gum wrinkle in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X849a, cat. £3,500. Photo.
74 | £420
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in eight albums, twenty-three stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1855-57 4d. pair, 6d. (3), a large range of Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors mint, Channel Islands, etc. (1,000s)
403 £450
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ imperforate finished example in brown, small to large margins, light surface marks, horizontal creases incl. one heavy with some splitting, without gum. S.G. Spec. DP71(2), cat. £3,000. Photo.
739 £800
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross £1 brown-lilac AE used, with ''GLASGOW/MY 9/82'' c.d.s., two expert marks on reverse, otherwise fine with good colour. S.G. 129, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1075 £210
King George VI: Essays: 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays for the proposed high values, se-tenant 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and 20s. in yellow-brown on ungummed, unwatermarked wove paper (170 x 53mm), with pencil annotation ''1st impressions pulled on april 1st 1937'' below impressions, fine and rare. Ex Baillie. Photo.
1376 £400
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 2p. myrtle-green Harrison photo PPP/PVAD in a cylinder 13p35 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, a rare printing with few blocks known. S.G. Spec. U82, cat. £1,500. Photo.
75 | £650
A Q.V. to K.G.V accumulation on leaves in a folder incl. 1841 1d. numbers in Cross, 1d. plates to 224 with Scottish cancellations, 1840s Penny Post covers, 1879 Perkins Bacon essays for 1d. value, imperf. and perf. railway letter stamps mint and used, newspaper parcel stamps, etc., interesting old time lot.
404 £1900
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1882 2d. on 2d. Temporary Unified Series Essays, printed in lilac, comb perf. 14 on Crown watermark paper, regummed, with small circular perf. 'confetti' remnant adhesion at left, very rare, part of a set of ten values of which only seven sets were produced and only four remain in private hands. Photo.
740 £980
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross £1 brown-lilac CF, fine used with upright central Liverpool c.d.s. S.G. 129, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1076 £550
King George VI: Essays: 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays for the proposed high values, se-tenant 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and 20s. printings on hand made paper in yellow-brown (265 x 182), red (267 x 181mm) and blue (216 x 151mm), each with pencil annotation ''Only sheet as this colour on hand made paper'' at base of sheet, an exceptional group. Photo.
1377 £500
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 2p. deep green De La Rue ATN NFCP/PVA variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1668a, cat. £2,500. Photo.
76 | £1950
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in seven albums and loose, incl. good range of covers and cards with instructional marks, parcel post labels, postcards, postal history of Hampshire, etc. (100s)
405 | £300
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Charles Skipper and East: 1880 Typographed 1d. essays of the Inland Revenue type but inscribed ''POSTAGE''; 1d. selection comprising imperf. singles (8) in different shades, block of four in lavender on gummed paper (vertical crease at right), block of six (2 x 3) in pale blue on watermarked paper, multiple creases, perforated examples (10) incl. a block of four and a pair, with some shades, also 1879 I.R. orange-brown imperforate colour trial for comparison. (17 items)
741 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark Maltese Cross £1 brown-lilac GI, fine used with central Liverpool c.d.s., centred lower right, otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1077 | £110
King George VI: Essays: 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays for the proposed high values, 2s.6d. in red, 5s. in brown, 10s. in blue and 20s. in green, all cut close to the printed perforations, also large margined examples of 2s.6d. in blue, 5s. in blue and 10s. in brown, the latter two examples displaying part of the papermaker's watermark, light wrinkles, otherwise fine. (7)
1378 £880
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 21/2p. magenta Harrison photo OCP/PVA in a cylinder 6p5 no dot block of six, very light bend in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare printing, probably no more than five exist. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. U86, cat. £1,500. Photo.
78 | £240
A K.G.V to K.G.VI selection, comprising 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet with ''THE/POST OFFICE/SAVINGS BANK/gives/SECURITY'' advertisement trial in red on reverse and overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 with full gum, 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue fine used (2), 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown intermediate format imperf. pair mint, and a range of K.G.VI shades and 1d. propaganda forgery, slightly mixed condition. (109)
406 £110
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Charles Skipper and East 1880-81 Ceres head facing left, lithographed imperforate plate proof inscribed ''SPECIMEN/STAMP'' in larger type and with ''CS&E'' in corner squares, in orange on unwatermarked, ungummed wove paper, fine. Photo.
742 £1100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green AC used with neat upright ''ARGYLL ST'' c.d.s., pressed diagonal crease, otherwise fine and attractive, well centred and with good colour. S.G. 131, cat. £5,200. Photo.
1079 £220
King George VI: A selection of varieties, incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. 'mark in shield' mint, 10s. 'scratch on scroll' mint, 1948 Olympic Games 3d. corner block of six 'Crown flaw' mint, 1949 U.P.U. 21/2d. corner block of six with major retouch mint, etc., slightly mixed condition. (36)
1379 £350
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 21/2p. magenta Harrison photo FCP/GA in a cylinder 9p8 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. U88, cat. £1,200. Photo.
79 | £980
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection of controls in three albums, incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher to 1s., etc. (100s)
407 | £95
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Perkins Bacon: Surface printed essays engraved by W. Ridgeway: Plate 1 1d. se-tenant block of eight comprising two strips of four in ultramarine on gummed unwatermarked paper from the top right corner of the sheet, some staining at top, otherwise fine.
743 £1600
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green FD, very fine used with light central upright strike of the Plymouth c.d.s., one or two short perfs., otherwise of fresh and fine appearance. R.P.S. certificate (1975) states ''is genuine but not a marked example''. S.G. 131, cat. £5,200. Photo.
1080 | £110
King George VI: An unmounted mint selection of mainly the 1939-48 issue with 10s. ultramarine and £1 in blocks of four, 10s. dark blue, etc., also 1951 Festival 5s., 10s., 1963 Lifeboat 1s.6d. and Cable 1s.6d., mainly fine. (20)
1380 £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 21/2p. magenta Harrison photo FCP/GA in a cylinder 9p8 dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. U88, cat. £1,300. Photo.
80 | £210
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly surface printed collection, incl. 1855-57 4d. (14), 6d. (11), 1s. (4), 1873-80 8d. orange HH, etc., mixed condition. (340)
407B £80
Essays, Proofs and Trials: Perkins Bacon: Surface printed essays engraved by W. Ridgeway: Plate 2: 1/2d. (4) + 11/2d. (6) + 2d. (6) se-tenant block of sixteen (4 x 4), perf. 121/2, in pale brown, on gummed unwatermarked wove paper, with large (110mm) sheet selvedge at right, horizontal crease affecting four stamps and imperfections in selvedge, light horizontal tone line. Photo.
744 £500
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper £5 orange BJ, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, usual gum wrinkles, patchy original gum, mark at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 133s, Spec. J128s, cat. £3,500. Photo.
1081 | £110
King George VI: A collection on leaves, incl. 1937-47 2d. and 21/2d. pairs watermark inverted unmounted mint, 2d. (2) and 21/2d. (2) singles watermark sideways unmounted mint, 1937 Coronation 11/2d. colon flaw used, 1941 21/2d. cylinder 239 dot corner block of twelve with one stamp ''b'' for ''d'' in value unmounted mint, also some K.E.VIII with 1936 1/2d., 1d and 11/2d. blocks of four with watermark inverted unmounted mint, slightly mixed condition. (138)
1381 £400
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 21/2p. magenta Harrison photo FCP/GA in a cylinder 11p8 no dot block of 15 (5 x 3), the lower row of five stamps completely imperforate, the others partially so, the middle row with faint indents at top, pencil mark in corner of margin and some gum wrinkles, unmounted mint, a rare multiple. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. X851a. Photo.
81 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Windsor album, incl. 1840 2d. blue CL, 1855-57 6d. (2), 1s. (2), 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. ultramarine EE, 1902-13 to 5s., etc. (100s)
408 | £1000
Dummy Stamps: A collection of Dummy Stamps and Exhibition Labels on Hagner leaves incl. Bradbury Wilkinson: Ancient Briton essays, a die proof in olive green (100 x 128mm), a proof for an Air Mail letter card with dummy design printed in red at upper right, a lower marginal block in green and single examples in purple and orange, De La Rue 1923 Mercury Airmail stamps perf. (6) and imperf. (6), Harrison & Sons with 1911(c.) bicoloured profile essays (4), 1910(c.) arms essays in black and green, 1913 (ca.) profile essays, marginal block of four in red, single in ochre with diagonal green bar, coil testers etc., 1914(c.) ''PEACE & COMMERCE'' essays, large format in red, small format in a variety of colours on card (9), and thin paper (5), Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Co. 1902 (ca.) Napoleon imperforate essays in red, orange, black and green, Post Office Training School stamps etc., mainly fine and unusual. (83)
748 £720
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose plate 4 EE, fine used with ''BRADFORD YORKS'' c.d.s. clear of profile. S.G. 134, cat. £4,200. Photo.
1082 | £150
King George VI: A selection of mint cylinder blocks of six, also some K.G.V blocks, values to 10d., slightly mixed condition. (32)
1382 £95
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 3p. ultramarine Harrison photo FCP/PVA two bands in a cylinder 8p1 dot block of six, the phosphor number showing at the edge of the margin, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U103, cat. £425. Photo.
82 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three Windsor albums, incl. 1900 1s. green and carmine, Q.E.II commemoratives, etc. (100s)
409 £1000
Dummy Stamps: De La Rue: 1911(c.) Minerva head essays in eighteen variously coloured imperforate blocks of four from the multi-die plate, dies 4 and 5 se-tenant, affixed to numbered pieces of De La Rue archive pages, some with pencil notes on reverse believed to relate to the denominations of the new K.G.V issues, fine and fresh. (18) Photo.
750 £1400
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey plate 1 BC used with ''CHARLES ST/A/DE 29/83/HAYMARKET'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 135, cat. £4,500. Brandon certificate (1996). Photo.
1083 £300
King George VI: 1937 Coronation 11/2d. maroon, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32, mounted on piece of printer's record book with date of issue below. S.G. 461s. Photo.
1383 £520
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 3p. bright magenta Harrison photo PCP2/PVAD variety imperforate in a lower left corner horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X930a, cat. £2,000. Photo.
83 | £210
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint K.E.VII to early Q.E.II collection in a boxed Davo album, incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s., 1924-26 to 1s., 1951 Festival set, 1952-54 and 1955-57 to 1s.6d., 1858-61 graphite set, 1959 phosphor-graphite set, later with issues largely complete to 1989, also Machins, regionals, etc., slightly mixed condition, also a stockbook of early Q.E.II issues with traffic light gutter pairs and other multiples and a range of pre-decimal Machin cylinder singles and blocks. (100s)
410 £450
Dummy Stamps: De La Rue: 1911(c.) Minerva head essays on gummed chalk surface paper, a collection of imperforate examples in carmine, bright orange, blue, violet and purple, with variety of head background types incl. clear white background, solid coloured and lined, a wonderful assembly, mainly fine. (34)
751 £2400
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £1 brown-lilac AG used with London c.d.s, tiny central wrinkle and bent corner perf., otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. 136, cat. £9,000. Photo.
1084 £1950
King George VI: 1937-47 1/2d. to 1s. set (less 11d.), all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (except 21/2d.) 1/2d. and 1d. type 32, 11/2d. 2d. and 3d. type 26, others type 23, affixed to pieces of printer's records with issue dates below, rare. B.P.A. certificate (2010). Photo.
1384 £160
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31/2p. olive-grey Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, a little surface rubbing otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X858a, cat. £600. Photo.
84 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. selection, incl. 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 GG used, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve watermark anchor white paper plate 1 CF, 2 BA, 3 JE, watermark Orb plates 3 to 17, 21/2d. blue plates 17 to 20, 1880-83 21/2d. blue plates 21 to 23, 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. to £1 with 5d. die I and both 1s., etc., mixed condition. (43)
411 | £480
Dummy Stamps: De La Rue: 1911(c.) Minerva head essays in perforated coil proof vertical strips of eight (3) in lilac on chalk surfaced paper, lilac and red on ordinary paper, vertical strip of eleven in red on ordinary paper, also two marginal imperforate blocks in carmine and perforated block of six in green on ordinary paper, a few bends and wrinkles, otherwise fine. (7)
752 £2100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £1 brown-lilac FF used with part ''MANCHESTER/YORK ST/JY 7/83'' c.d.s, fine. S.G. 136, cat. £9,000. Photo.
1086 | £400
King George VI: 1937-47 1/2d. green, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 5 (E/1), cylinders 2 to 120 dot and no dot, mainly fine mint, most are unmounted. (129 items)
1385 £350
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31/2p. deep olive-green Harrison photo OCP/PVAD in a cylinder 11p17 no dot block of six, light gum wrinkle on one and in the margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U117, cat. £1,600. Photo.
87 | £580
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of Q.V. to K.G.VI controls and cylinders in two stockbooks and loose, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 4d. ''U 22'' (imperf.) mint singles, much duplication, etc. (100s)
412 | £220
Dummy Stamps: De La Rue: 1911(c.) Minerva head essays, sixteen imperforate examples from the defaced plate with white cross on head in central vignette, seven with horizontal sheet margins, in red (5), green (4), olive green (4), yellow brown (2) and blue, on gummed unwatermarked wove paper, the odd bend or wrinkle, otherwise fine and mainly unmounted. (16)
753 £880
1867-83 High Values: 1882-83 Watermark Anchor on White Paper £5 orange CA used with neat central Belfast c.d.s., the year date has been altered from ''92'' to ''83'', otherwise fine. S.G. 137. Photo.
1087 | £170
King George VI: 1937-47 1/2d. green, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 5 (E/1) 2 to 12 dot and no dot, perf. type 2A (P/P) cylinder 6, perf. type 6 and 6B cylinder 2, mainly fine mint, many are unmounted. S.G. Q1.
1386 £550
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31/2p. deep olive-green Harrison photo OCP/PVAD in a cylinder 11p17 dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, rarer than the no dot block. S.G. Spec. U117, cat. £2,250. Photo.
88 | £380
Line engraved, a used selection, incl. 1856-58 1d. quantity, range of 2d. blues with imperfs. (16), plates 7, 8, 9 and 13, 1870 1/2d. and 11/2d. quantity, 1881 1d. lilac quantity, etc., also some surface printed, mixed condition. (many 100s)
413 £600
Dummy Stamps: De La Rue: 1916(c.) Minerva head essay imperforate marginal block of thirty partly affixed to De La Rue archive page, with marginal annotations at top stating that this is trial sheet ''A'' printed in ''non fugitive cmi 10 ink, supplied 1916. pulled June 1916, and base annotations stating ''1400 lbs ordered'' ''New non fug cmi 10 June 1916'' and signed ''G.W.M.'' at lower right, some wrinkles and bends, nevertheless an attractive and important piece. Affixed to the reverse of the page is a copy of a letter (15 Dec. 1916) from De La Rue to ''Officina delle Carte Valori, Turin'' referring to trial sheet ''A'' and others supplied to to display the consistency of the printing. This lot also includes a lower corner block of six with similar annotations and dated ''5/5/15'', this believed to be the lower section of sample sheet ''C'' referred to in the accompanying letter. Photo.
754 £1700
Surface Printed: 1882–83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange CM very fine used with excellent fresh colour and neat ''GLASGOW/AP 5/94'' c.d.s., faintly bluish tinge to reverse but sold as white paper. S.G. 137. Photo.
1089 | £350
King George VI: 1937-47 11/2d. red-brown, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 5 (E/1), cylinders 1 to 33 dot and no dot, mainly fine mint, most are unmounted (cylinder 35 dot unpriced). (18 items)
1387 £550
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 4p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/GA variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, slightly ragged at right and small bend in corner of margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X861a, cat. £2,400. Photo.
89 £150
A used surface printed selection of 1855-57 4d. carmines (27), also 1867-80 2s. blue (2), mixed condition. (29)
415 £150
Dummy Stamps: Harrison & Sons: 1936-40 (ca.) William Shakespeare sample stamps, a collection of 29 lower right corner examples from the defaced plate of ten impressions, on ungummed, unwatermarked thick wove paper, each with peripheral number or annotation denoting the ink used for the sample, fine and unusual. (29)
755 £800
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange DF, used with Glasgow c.d.s., some soiling, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
1090 | £650
King George VI: 1937-47 2d. orange, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 5 (E/1), cylinders 1 to 20 dot and no dot, mint, varied condition. (34 items)
1388 £210
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 7A6B no dot block of ten, very light bend in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce printing. S.G. Spec. UG13, cat. £1,100. Photo.
90 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used collection on leaves, from 1852 to 1992, incl. a few earlies with 1858-76 2d. plate 14 mint, 1877 4d. sage-green used, 1876 8d. used, also 1883 10s. used, 1902-10 5s. used, later with 1934 10s. mint, Q.E.II issues largely complete for mint and used basic issues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
416 £110
Dummy Stamps: Harrison & Sons: 1982 imperforate photogravure trial of Thomas Richard Harrison bust printed in deep greenish blue on ACP/DEX printed page, inscribed ''Looking/HARRISON & SONS LIMITED/PROOF OF: JM7/ACP'' at top, with colour grading chart, and picture of tea rooms at foot, also 1976-79(c.) complete miniature sheet of nine Harrison bust designs in blue on PCP/DEX paper, fine and unusual. Photo.
756 £550
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper £5 orange DH, used with Lombard Street c.d.s., repair at right and repaired crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. £4,750. Photo.
1091 £2200
King George VI: 1937-47 4d. grey-green in a mint block of four, top pair variety imperforate three sides, rare. S.G. 468b. Photo.
1389 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 7A6B dot block of ten, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. UG13, cat. £475. Photo.
91 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used line engraved selection in a small stockbook and box, incl. 1840 1d. (four margins), 2d., 1841 2d. with two black Maltese Crosses, range of 1d. Stars, large quantity of 1d. plates (approx. 500), etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
417 £160
Dummy Stamps: Harrison & Sons: 1984 (ca.) phosphor tagging trial on perforated dummy stamps of Thomas Richard Harrison in emerald-green on gummed paper, a block of four, each unit with different phosphor designs of ''@'', ''%'', thin barcode, and thick barcode, originally from a sheet of 100 with each quarter sheet featuring the different phosphor coatings, this being the unique central block, fine and unusual. Photo.
757 | £140
Surface Printed: 1873-80 4d. sage-green (11) and 8d. orange (21), used, mixed condition.
1092 £8500
King George VI: 1937-47 5d. brown, in an unmounted mint block (2 x 6) from the top of the sheet, top two pairs are completely imperforate, adjoining pair imperforate three sides and the rest are normal, fine and extremely rare. S.G. 469, a, b, cat. £27,500+. Photo.
1390 £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 4p. new blue Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, light crease in margin at right otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U132Ea, cat. £1,500. Photo.
92 | £300
A Q.V. accumulation on leaves and loose covers with 1841 1d.'s incl. several black plate 11, two used on part covers, pre-stamp covers from 1752 two-line ''SPAL/DING'', 1784 ''PETER/BOROUGH'', 1840s to 1850s covers incl. Maltese Cross cancellations, 1855 cover with 1d. used with straight-line Hanover Street Scots local, 1860 cover with circular L.C.R. railway cancellation, later 1d. reds and 1d. lilacs, etc.
418 | £650
Dummy Stamps: Waterlow & Sons: St. Paul's Cathedral sample stamps, an extensive collection of 63 perf. 121/2 adhesives in a range of shades and with a variety of overprinted letters, on gummed unwatermarked paper, mainly fine with large part gum.
758 £500
Surface Printed: 1873–80 watermark anchor on white paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 LH-FL error of lettering, fine used. S.G. 140, Spec. J2b, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1093 £210
King George VI: 1937-47 6d. purple and 7d. emerald-green, both overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33 (6d. partly double), fine cylinder singles with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. Q22t, Q23T, unpriced. Photo.
1391 £350
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 41/2p. grey-blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD in a cylinder 1p17 dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U133, cat. £950. Photo.
93 £380
A mint surface printed selection, comprising 1880-81 1/2d. (2), 1d., 11/2d., 1881 die II 1d. (3), 1887-92 Jubilee values to both 1s. unmounted, slightly mixed condition. (21)
419 | £2100
1840 1d. black unplated selection, 32 used examples, one matched with 1d. red, all with four margins, close in places, varied condition with some minor faults but generally good, some fine examples.
761 £400
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 LJ exceptionally fine used with part 1880 c.d.s. leaving head almost completely clear. R.P.S. certificate (1992). S.G. 151, cat. £1,800. Photo.
1094 £180
King George VI: 1937-47 6d. purple mint block (2 x 5) with cylinder ''36'' no dot, the lower pair partly blank due to a dry print, a fine and spectacular variety, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 470 var. Photo.
1392 £260
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 41/2p. grey-blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1986). S.G. X865a, cat. £1,050. Photo.
94 | £100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, eleven stockbooks and loose, incl. much duplicated used commemoratives and definitives, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors mint, etc. (1,000s)
420 | £1950
1840 1d. black a used unplated selection in very mixed condition. (73)
762 £320
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 KI superb used wing margin example with neat part ''GREY-TO(WN)'' (Nicaragua) c.d.s. leaving profile completely clear. S.G. 151 (Z17). Photo.
1095 £3500
King George VI: 1937-47 7d. emerald-green, a top marginal block of four, upper pair variety imperforate on three sides, very fine unmounted mint (mounted in margin), rare. S.G. 471a. Photo.
1393 £180
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 5p. light violet Questa litho PCP/PVAD variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair. S.G. Spec. UG15a, cat. £600. Photo.
95 | £350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in a stockbook, incl. blue cancellations (not guaranteed), plate varieties, shades, etc., mixed condition. (900+)
421 £1000
1840 1d. plate 1a DD, plate 1b SJ, plate 2 SG (2), SH, plate 3 OB, plate 4 OB, LJ, plate 5 MD, plate 6 PC, RL, plate 7 PL, each with four margins, slightly mixed condition. (12)
765 £170
Surface Printed: 1873–80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 16 JE exceptionally fine used with neat upright strike of ''BELFORD/JY 11/79'' c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (1997). S.G. 153, cat. £300. Photo.
1096 £1050
King George VI: 1937-47 10d. turquoise-blue in a block of six, top row partly perforated, lower row completely imperforate, four damaged, cancelled by large ''LOWER BROADWAY'' parcel cancellation, nevertheless an extremely rare item. S.G. 474, a. Photo.
1394 £100
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 61/2p. greenish blue Harrison photo FCP/PVA centre band in a cylinder 4p18 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U150, cat. £450. Photo.
96 £160
A used surface printed group with fine c.d.s cancellations, comprising 1865-6 4d. plate 11, 1872-73 6d. chestnut plate 11, 6d. chestnut plate 11 pair, 1880-83 1s. plate 13, and 1883-84 white paper 5s. (2) Photo.
422 £600
1840 1d. black plates 1a KA, 2 CE, CL, EF, JE, MK, OC, OJ, SH, all with full margins, fair to fine.
766 £800
Surface Printed: 1876 8d. die proof with void corner squares and plate no. circles, in black on glazed card (60 x 92mm), dated ''June 13, 1876.'', very fine. S.G. Spec. J91, cat. £2,250. Photo.
1097 £650
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. brown, 2s.6d. yellow-green, 5s. red and 10s. dark blue, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, fine with gum. S.G. 476s, 476bs, 477s, 478s. Photo.
1395 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 61/2p. greenish blue Harrison photo FCP/PVA centre band in a cylinder 4p18 dot block of nine, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U150, cat. £500. Photo.
97 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of 1d. Stars, mainly on covers on stockleaves, incl. 1841 'black ' plates, shades, cancellations, etc., varied condition. (49 items)
423 | £520
1840 1d. black plates 1a LK, RJ, 1b CB, HE, HH, JI, 3 DG, JE, 4 MK, RK, 5 FC, MB, all used, poor to fine.
767 £130
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 BC very fine used with Mintlaw c.d.s. S.G. 156. Photo.
1098 £420
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to £1 set in unmounted mint blocks of four, a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 476-478b, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1396 £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 61/2p. greenish blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate with the scarcer head type B2, in a cylinder 9p20 no dot block of six, bend in left margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
98 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of 1d. Stars on stockleaves, incl. 1854 SC16 (24), range of shades, also some later issues, etc. varied condition. (few 100s)
424 | £420
1840 1d. black plates 1a NL, 2 OE on 1840 (July 21) cover, 3 AL, 4 AJ, 5 AE, 6 EJ, 7 BF, RI, 8 JJ on 1840 (Dec. 23) cover, OA showing large part of OB on piece, very poor to fair.
768 £220
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 FG-GI used block of six, imperfections, heavy cancellations, otherwise fine and very rare block. S.G. 156, Spec. J91A, used blocks unpriced. Photo.
1099 £400
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. Q30v, unpriced. R.P.S. certificate (1989). Photo.
1397 £320
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 7p. purple-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate in a top margin vertical pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X874a, cat. £1,200. Photo.
100 | £260
An accumulation of commemoratives in unmounted mint blocks and sheets, from 1924 incl. 1924 Wembley 1d. sheet of 60 (split through central vertical perfs., less one stamp) incl. [R. 1/4] scratch across lion's nose and [R. 1/5] tail to ''N'' of ''EXHIBITION'' varieties, 1937 Coronation quantity, 1948 Channel Is. Liberation 21/2d. 'broken wheel' variety, later Q.E.II pre-decimal incl. I.O.M. 1963 3d. chalky paper block of 80, etc.
425 £260
1840 1d. black plate 1b CH with close to good margins, used on 1840 (Nov.) cover tied by red Maltese Cross, FJ tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Aug.) entire letter to Samuel Lord Jr. in London written by Quaker poet Bernard Barton (1784-1849), plate 5 DB-DC pair (DB cut into) used on 1840 (July 18) cover, tied by red Maltese Crosses.
769 | £60
Surface Printed: 1880-82 Provisional Issue, a used selection to 2d. (3) and 5d. (2), slightly mixed condition. (13)
1100 £500
King George VI: 1939-48 5s. red, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, fine with large part original gum, one perf. has small black mark. S.G. Spec. Q31x, unpriced. R.P.S. certificate (1989). Photo.
1398 £200
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 7p. purple-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band head B2, variety imperforate in a cylinder 20p20 block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. X875a, cat. £420+. Photo.
102 | £200
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in an album and loose, incl. range of postcards, railways, T.P.O's, good range of Worsley Manchester cancellations, etc. (few 100s)
426 | £300
1840 1d. black plates 1b DE on 1841 (Mar. 19) cover, 4 BK on 1841 (Feb. 14) cover, 5 AE on 1841 (Mar. 24) cover, 6 PB on 1840 (July 31) cover, fair to good.
770 £520
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue': 1/2d. to 5d. set of imprimaturs, mainly very fine and fresh with gum, the 1/2d. is pale green and the 11/2d. and 5d. top marginal. (5). S.G. Spec. K1-K6, cat. £3,325. Ex Young. Photo.
1101 £160
King George VI: 1939-48 10s. ultramarine overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. Q33t, cat. £425. Photo.
1399 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 7p. purple-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band head B2, variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, two examples in a top right corner block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U154b, cat. £340. Photo.
103 | £650
Miscellaneous: Acts of Parliament: An intriguing leatherbound book with clasps (front cover detached), containing 38 Postal Acts of Parliament from 1794 to 1815, with an extensive handwritten index covering every type of postal subject including felony, scurrilous letters, official franks, penny posts, soldiers letters, overseas mail, etc., signed in 1815 and 1820 by officials at Lincoln's Inn giving their opinions on the legality of the Acts. An important and unique volume giving insight into the post during a fascinating period of war and social change.
427 | £320
1840 1d. black plates 1b FG used on 1840 (Dec. 14) small envelope, 7 OI on 1841 (Mar. 29) cover, 8 FA on 1840 (Nov. 14) cover, fair to good.
771 £420
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue' 1d., a cut down die proof with void corner squares, in black on glazed card (21 x 24mm) from De La Rue archives. S.G. Spec. K3. Photo.
1102 £480
King George VI: 1939-48 £1 brown, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, fine with large part original gum. S.G. 478ca, cat. £425. Photo.
1400 | £75
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 8p. rosine Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band head B1, in a cylinder 7p18 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U162, cat. £320.
104 | £50
Miscellaneous: Albums: A boxed Philatelic album with approx. 65 leaves, slight damage to spine, otherwise fine.
428 | £380
1840 1d. black, five used examples tied to individual small to large pieces with handstruck numerals of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway comprising 1b FK with ''4'' alongside, CL tied by Maltese Cross and ''5'' handstamp, both in red, a rare combination, 6 EA, 7 BI, FC, all with ''6'' numerals alongside, two (CL and FC) with four margins. (5)
773 £150
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1d. Venetian red AA corner marginal imprimatur, area of thinning in upper selvedge, a few light bends, otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. K3, cat. £275. Photo.
1103 £100
King George VI: 1940 11/2d. imperforate essay, partly gummed, in vermilion for the Stamp Centenary issue, thought to be a suggested design from Noel Rooke. The same design for this essay was printed on the front of a Christmas card from Harmer Rooke dated 1939. Photo.
1401 | £130
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 9p. deep violet Harrison photo FCP/PVAD in a cylinder 11p30 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U175, cat. £500.
105 | £50
Miscellaneous: Albums: Three boxed green Philatelic albums, one with 42 leaves.
429 | £350
1840 1d. black plates 1b IJ, 5 JC used on 1840 (Nov.) cover, 6 HE on piece, 7 TF, 8 BD used on 1840 (Oct. 28) cover, DI, 9 NC with matched 1d. red, poor to fair.
774 £600
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1d. Venetian red, six upper marginal imprimaturs comprising AB, AC, AE, AG, AH, AL (with part corner selvedge), fine and fresh with large part original gum, all but AL with usual fold through selvedge clear of the designs. S.G. Spec. K3, cat. £275. Photo.
1104 £980
King George VI: 1940 Centenary set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, with gum, 2d. creased, 21/2d. has gum crease, otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 479s-484s, unpriced. Photo.
1402 £1300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD, in a top right corner block of six (3 x 2), the top strip of three variety completely imperforate, the second strip with the perforations stopping abruptly half way down, fine unmounted mint and rare. S.G. X885b, cat. £4,000+. Photo.
109 | £40
Miscellaneous: Circular Delivery Company Stamps: A selection on leaves, incl. Edinburgh & Leith, London, Circular Delivery Company Ltd with 1867-1911 1/4d. green imperf. strip of five, some possible forgeries, etc., mixed condition. (80)
430 £920
1840 1d. black selection (10), all with good to very fine strikes of the distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, comprising plates 1b QE, 2 RE (of exceptional appearance with very large margins, small corner crease), 3 DK, 5 SJ, 6 OD, 7 CL, 8 IK, TL, 9 OJ and 10 SH, mostly of fine appearance, full margins except CL and OJ both just touched at one point, some imperfections, a very difficult group. (9) S.G. Spec. A1ub. Photo.
775 £290
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1d. Venetian red, five imprimaturs comprising AF, AI, AJ, AK, BI, good to fine and fresh, with part to complete original gum. S.G. Spec. K3, cat. £275. Photo.
1105 | £230
King George VI: 1940 Centenary 1/2d. to 3d. set, each cylinder blocks of six, complete less 21/2d. cylinder 4 dot and no dot, mainly fine mint, many unmounted. (34 items)
1403 £140
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X886a, cat. £375. Photo.
110 £95
Miscellaneous: Circular Delivery Company Stamps: The 1929 reprinted composite die proof for eight different cities in black on thick cartridge paper (253 x 125mm), very fine.
431 £950
1840 1d. black, a group comprising plate 1a TG, 2 RI, 3 LJ, 4 DA, MC on front, 5 BK, 6 CH, 7 BH, and 9 CH, each with four margins and used with crisp Maltese Cross, mainly fine, also 1841 1d. red plate 9 QF and plate 11 EC. (11) Photo.
776 £200
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1d. Venetian red BA and BL, marginal imprimaturs from the left and right of the sheet, light pencil notes in selvedge, otherwise fine and fresh with large part gum. S.G. Spec. K3, cat. £275. Photo.
1106 £900
King George VI: 1941-42 lighter colours 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d. and 3d. each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (all type 23 except 3d. type 30), affixed to separate pieces of printer's record sheet with issue date in manuscript below. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 485s-490s, unpriced. Photo.
1404 £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, two examples in a block of six (folded through vertical perfs.), fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U184g, cat. £1,200. Photo.
111 £110
Miscellaneous: Exhibitions: 1912 International Stamp Exhibition 1d. stamp in blue, in a mint block of eight, variety printed on the gummed side, fine.
432 | £300
1840 1d. black plate 2 CE, DB, ED, EJ, OK, plate 5 OK, plate 6 ED and plate 9 GG, all except plate 6 with red Maltese Crosses, some with full margins, poor to good.
778 | £140
Surface Printed: 1881 die 1 14 dots 1d. lilac, 136 used examples, range of shades, varied condition. (136) S.G. 170.
1107 £320
King George VI: 1941-42 1/2d. pale green, 1d. pale scarlet and 3d. pale violet each overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33 (3d. partly double), fine cylinder singles with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. Q2t, Q5t, Q17t, unpriced. Photo.
1405 £700
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, four examples in a top right corner block of twelve, a very scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. U184g, cat. £2,400. Photo.
113 £120
Miscellaneous: Lottery: 1825 (ca.) Hazard & Co. printed three colour advertisements produced by Whiting & Branston (190 x 242mm), some foxing and creasing but attractive and unusual. Photo.
433 | £550
1840 1d. black plates 2 HC on 1840 (June 12) envelope, 3 DG on 1840 (July 7) entire, NK on 1840 (May 30) cover, 4 JK on 1840 (June 24) cover, RL on 1840 (July 20) cover, 5 GD on 1841 (May 9), 6 JK on 1840 (Dec. 2) cover, 7 FG on 1840 (Nov. 23) cover, 8 EI on part 1841 (Mar. 1) cover, most touched or cut into, poor to good.
780 £1150
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. lilac variety watermark inverted in an mint corner block of 42 (6 x 7), a few bends or wrinkles, not detracting from fine appearance, mainly fine unmounted. S.G. 172Wi, cat. £2,520. Photo.
1108 | £380
King George VI: 1941-42 1/2d. pale green, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 6 (I/P), 6 (E/P), 6 (1/P)), cylinders 124 to 132 dot and no dot, and perf. type 5AE (AE/1) no dot cylinders 129 to 134, mint, mainly fine, many are unmounted. S.G. 485. (17 items)
1406 | £100
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band in a cylinder 3p20 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U190, cat. £500.
114 £210
Miscellaneous: Moneybox: A sterling silver Edwardian moneybox in the shape of a postbox (100mm x 58mm), hallmarked Birmingham 1905.
434 | £500
1840 1d. black plates 2 KB on 1840 (Oct. 6) entire, 3 FA on 1840 (Aug. 7) cover, 4 CA on large part 1840 (Nov. 13) cover, KA on 1841 (Apr. 15) cover, 5 CF on 1841 (June 21) cover, 6 FL on 1840 (Aug. 3) entire, 7 BE on 1840 (Oct. 10) cover, LB on 1841 (Jan. 18) cover, most touched or cut into, poor to good.
781 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac AA used with neat ''STEVENAGE/NO 6/83'' datestamp. S.G. 175, cat. £1,500. Photo.
1110 £2500
King George VI: 1941-42 1d. pale scarlet type I in a mint cylinder ''156'' no dot part sheet (12 x 6, folded), showing damaged sheet and repaired at lower-right and causing misperforation, resulting in pair at right imperforate between, most stamps fine unmounted, very rare. S.G. 486 var. Photo.
1407 £200
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band variety imperforate in block of four with sheet margin at foot, light bends in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X888a, cat. £750. Photo.
115 £120
Miscellaneous: Perfins: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. LG, 5s. SE, 10s. DE and 1887-92 £1 green TC, all perfined, the 5s. with ''P.S.N.C.'' (Pacific Steam Navigation Company), used, good to fine.
435 £200
1840 1d. black, a group, each with four margins, comprising plate 2 TL (double letters), plate 3 MG, and plate 6 RI, each used with red Maltese Cross, TL and RI with creases, otherwise fine, also 1841 1d. red plate 10 used, fine with four margins. (4)
783 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac JD, large part original gum, one or two areas of soiling on design, otherwise fine. Brandon certificate (2010). S.G. 175, cat. £6,750. Photo.
1111 | £210
King George VI: 1941-42 1d. pale scarlet, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 6 (I/P, 6 E/P), cylinders 174 to 190 dot and no dot, mainly fine mint, most are unmounted. S.G. 486. (12 items)
1408 £450
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 10p. dull orange Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA variety imperforate, the left vertical pair in a top right corner block of twelve (6 x 2), the second vertical pair with the perforations stopping abruptly towards the right, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. Y1676aa, cat. £1,400+. Photo.
116 £100
Miscellaneous: Postal Orders: 1905 K.E.VII 2s. (poundage 1d.), with Middlesbrough c.d.s. for December 8, with additional 1d. postage stamp. Cribb 2204. Photo.
436 £240
1840 1d. black plate 3 RE fine used with good margins and neat red Maltese Cross on 1840 (Aug. 31) entire letter from Dudley to Usk, and 1840 1d. intense black plate 6 TI with small to large margins, used with orange-red Maltese Cross on 1841 envelope to London, the first with faint ageing at edges of entire, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS20, AS40. Photo.
784 £980
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose KE fine used with ''LEITH/DE 23/84'' c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. 176, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1112 £1250
King George VI: 1941-42 1d. pale scarlet, imperforate mint horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, a few gum wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 486b. Photo.
1409 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 11p. brown-red Harrison photo FCP/PVAD, the phosphor under ink printing in a cylinder 4p30 no dot block of six with the phosphor number displaced -57mm to the bottom margin, fine unmounted mint, a scarce displacement. S.G. Spec. U198, cat. £375. Photo.
118 £80
Miscellaneous: Royalty: 1887 printed letter ''THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE/Household Present to Her Majesty'' from Buckingham Palace, being a receipt for Miss Hilyard the sum of £5, with 1881 1d. lilac signed by ''Sir S. Ponsonby Fane'', 1888 letter with engraving of Balmoral Castle, 1935 Silver Jubilee souvenir booklet produced by the Co-Op.
437 £200
1840 1d. black, three examples used on cover with red Maltese Crosses to the same address in Market Deeping, mixed margins, comprising plate 4 IJ used 1840 (Oct. 6) with Bourne datestamp alongside (unusually with ''6 OCT'' and''4'' inverted), plate 5 NJ used 1841 (Jan. 15), and plate 8 JC used 1841(Jan. 4). Photo.
786 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. BE, 5s. HD and 10s. ID, mint, varied condition. (3) Photo.
1113 £230
King George VI: 1941-42 1d. pale scarlet, mint horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, variety imperforate at base and with portions of two adjoining stamps, unusual. S.G. 486 var. Photo.
1410 £900
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 11p. brown-red Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a right margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X892a, cat. £3,750. Photo.
122 | £750
Postcards: A selection in two albums and loose, incl. Surrey with Ash Vale, Farnham, street scenes, also a range of covers, etc. (few 100s)
438 | £300
1840 1d. black plates 5 FI, LE and SI, plate 7 CD, FA, RH and TD, used, poor to fine.
787 | £140
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. BH, IA, 5s. BE, HE, and 10s. ED, MB, used, mixed condition. (6)
1114 | £290
King George VI: 1941-42 11/2d. pale red-brown, a complete mint range of cylinder blocks perf. type 5 (E/1), cylinders 174 to 192 dot and no dot, mainly fine mint, most are unmounted. S.G. 487. (35 items)
1411 £1700
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 12p. bright emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD with star underprint, in a cylinder 9p41 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. 208, unpriced. Photo.
123 £2100
Postcards: Hampshire: A collection in seven albums, incl. Crondall, Elevtham, Hartly Witney, Hook, Odiham, Pilcot, Winchfield, canal scenes, churches, stations, street scenes, photographs, etc. (100s)
439 £210
1840 1d. black, selection of four examples comprising plate 7 DB used with brownish red Maltese Cross, plate 7 HA used on piece with indistinct cancellation, plate 8 LB used with black Maltese Cross (guide line in NE square) and plate 10 OL used with red Maltese Cross (distinctive line through value tablet), the first two with four margins, fair to fine.
788 £400
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. CF, HD, HF, 5s. HB, JC, JE and 10s. CH and EH, each fine c.d.s. used, slightly mixed condition. (8) Photo.
1115 £2500
King George VI: 1941-42 2d. pale orange, variety imperforate block of four in 1943 (Aug.) 5s. booklet, the upper pair with faint horizontal crease otherwise fine and extremely rare. S.G. 488d, cat. £15,000. Photo.
1412 £120
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 12p. bright emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD with star underprint, in a cylinder 10p20 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. 208, cat. £500. Photo.
124 £720
Postcards: Hampshire: Aldershot: A collection in two albums, incl. barracks and camps, church parades, post office, street scenes, etc. (206 items)
440 | £550
1840 1d. black plates 8 AA, BJ, ED, EG, JE, NH, RJ, 9 NH, OC, TL, 10 EL, SL, used, poor to fine.
791 £120
Surface Printed: 1883 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose LG (diagonal crease) and 10s. ultramarine MC (ink mark at top), both with oval ''DEUTSCH-AMERIKANISCHE SEEPOST/BREMEN/NEW YORK'' datestamps. Both with B.P.A. certificates (2009). S.G. 180, 183. Photo.
1116 £80
King George VI: 1941-42 2d. pale orange vertical strip of three from the right of the sheet, showing a paper join variety affecting centre stamp, fine unmounted mint, unusual. S.G. 488 var.
1413 £750
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 12p. bright emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD without star underprint, variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X896a, cat. £2,200. Photo.
125 £600
Postcards: Hampshire: Crookham: A collection in two albums, incl. tobacco growing, street scenes, schools, range of photographs, etc. (229 items)
441 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1a AA, with very large to enormous margins, used with red Maltese Cross, with faults but of very fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
792 £90
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. crimson BE, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 181, cat. £975. Photo.
1118 £110
King George VI: 1941-42 21/2d. light ultramarine variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, right stamp has large repaired tear, pair with gum creases, otherwise fine mint, rare. S.G. 489c, cat. £4,800. Photo.
1414 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 121/2p. light emerald Harrison photo PCP/PVAD plus centre band error, in a cylinder 2p41 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U212d, cat. £600. Photo.
126 £1500
Postcards: Hampshire: Farnborough: A collection in three albums, incl. churches, hotels, railway station, street scenes, shop fronts, photographs, etc. (366 items)
442 £230
1840 1d. black plate 1a AI, BA and QG, fine used with full margins. S.G. AS2. Photo.
793 £80
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. crimson HH, large part original gum, some imperfections. S.G. 181, cat. £975. Photo.
1120 £500
King George VI: 1946 Victory 21/2d. and 3d. corner marginal singles affixed to printer's record card with date of issue below, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30, fine and rare. S.G. 491s, 492s, unpriced. Photo.
1416 £150
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 13p. pale chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD with original phosphor ink, variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, light gum wrinkle in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X900a, cat. £775. Photo.
127 £2100
Postcards: Hampshire: Fleet: A comprehensive collection in nine albums, incl. Fleet Pond, post office, railway station, shop fronts, street scenes, schools, many photographs, etc. (100s)
443 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (early impression) plate 1a BB, four small to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
794 £3800
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt JB very fine used with crisp ''YORK ST/MANCHESTER'' c.d.s. well centred with fine colour, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 182, cat. £8,250. Photo.
1121 | £260
King George VI: 1946 Peace set in pairs and two 1948 Olympic Games sets, all affixed to Harrison and Sons presentation cards, two with some staining, other fine.
1417 | £85
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 13p. pale chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD with new phosphor ink, in a cylinder 7p18 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U218d, cat. £475.
128 £270
Revenue Stamps: Dog Licenses: Ireland: 1865 stamp size die proof of the 20s. in black on glazed card, mounted in sunken card (40 x 40mm) mica faced, creased at left, also 2s. lilac overprinted curved ''SPECIMEN'' affixed to part record page numbered ''28''. Photo.
444 £150
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a CC, very fine used with good to large even margins, neatly tied to 1840 (May 17) part cover by light red Maltese Cross, with ''LYNN/MY 17/1840'' c.d.s. at left, ''YORK/MY 18/1840'' c.d.s. on flap, a scarce dated piece from the second Sunday of issue. S.G. Spec. AS2tg. Photo.
795 £140
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine AC used with neat central Folkestone c.d.s. and DA used with registered oval, the first with small adhesion at top, otherwise fine. Photo.
1122 | £140
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. complete set of cylinder blocks of six, dot and no dot, mainly fine mint. S.G. 493.
1418 £320
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 13p. pale chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD with new phosphor ink, a block of eight (2 x 4) with the top pair variety imperforate, the second pair partially so with indents, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U218da, cat. £800+. Photo.
129 | £50
Revenue Stamps: Excise Revenue: 1916-23 watermark simple cypher 1d. to 5s. (13 values) all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly fine with gum. Barefoot 1-15.
445 £170
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a FB exceptionally fine used with good to large margins and light red Maltese Cross on small piece. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
796 £230
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine CA, fine and fresh mint, centred to upper right. S.G. 183, cat. £2,250. Photo.
1123 £150
King George VI: 1948 Wedding £1 overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 34 with large punch holes in three corners, fine with large part original gum, scarce. S.G. Spec. QCom11t, cat. £675. Photo.
1419 £450
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 14p. deep blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a cylinder 11p41 dot block of six, gum bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint, believed to be unique as a dot cylinder block. S.G. X903a, cat. £1,500+. Photo.
130 £240
Revenue Stamps: Glove Duty 1785 3d. blue ''Above 1/4'' unused, fine. Photo.
446 £270
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a FE very worn and 1a FL showing moderate plate wear, exceptionally fine used used together on small piece with neat red Maltese Crosses, both with four good margins, a most attractive item with adhesives in contrasting shades. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS3. Photo.
798 £170
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac BB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, with some gum, a few faults, otherwise fine. S.G. 185s, Spec. K15t, cat. £2,800. Photo.
1124 | £220
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding £1 unmounted mint sheet of twenty with cylinder ''1'' no dot, a few light bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 494, cat. £800+.
1420 £160
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 15p. bright blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a right margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X905a, cat. £625. Photo.
131 £260
Revenue Stamps: Hair Powder 1786 1d. unused, a few minor creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
447 £220
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a JA, fine with close to large margins, tied by neat red Maltese Cross to 1840 (July 13) entire from Bruton to Blandford with ''BLANDFORD'' u.d.c. at right. S.G. Spe. AS2. Photo.
799 £190
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac ED, used with Belfast c.d.s, blue crayon, couple of small creases and shortish perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G.185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1125 | £230
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding £1 unmounted mint sheet of twenty with cylinder ''1'' no dot, a few light bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 494, cat. £800+.
1421 £200
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 151/2p. pale violet Harrison photo PCP1/PVAD variety fluorescent brightener omitted, in a cylinder 3 dot block of six, scarce with few cylinder blocks known. S.G. Spec. U235f. Photo.
133 | £190
Revenue Stamps: Newspaper Tax: A collection in an album, incl. range of cut outs with London Gazette, 1851 circular to the U.S.A., franked by 1854-57 1d. tied by London numeral,with 'John K. Gilliat' 1d. tax stamp on reverse, complete newspapers with the Illustrated London News 1851 Exhibition Supplement, Newspaper Branch cancellations, etc. (113 items)
448 £680
1840 1d. black plate 1a MD an unused example with good margins all round, fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
800 £320
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac QA, used with ''GALWAY'' c.d.s., red crayon mark reduced, otherwise fine. S.G.185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1126 | £230
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding £1 unmounted mint sheet of twenty with cylinder ''1'' no dot, a few light bends, otherwise fine. S.G. 494, cat. £800+.
1422 | £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 151/2p. pale violet Harrison photo PCP2/PVAD APS perf., in a cylinder 3 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing.
134 £2100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A collection in a Rapkin album with mint values to 3s., 10s. used, £1 fine used, £5 used, range of ''SPECIMEN'' overprints incl. £5, also with 1884 Telephone stamps, postal fiscals mint and used, Q.V. official perfins, W.W.II German Propaganda forgeries used, etc., varied condition, interesting old time lot. Photo.
449 £300
1840 1d. black plate 1a TD, good even margins, neat red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
801 £400
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark Crowns £1 brown-lilac QB, a good forgery with simulated watermark, 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac SB forgery with simulated ''Orbs'' watermark, also 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green RB forgery on unwatermarked paper in a sage-green colour, all with gum. Photo.
1128 £820
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games 21/2d. to 1s. set, each overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (2015). S.G. 495s-498s, cat. £1,800. Photo.
1423 £85
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 17p. grey-blue Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a lower right corner horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X952a, cat. £400. Photo.
135 | £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A used selection, incl. 1877 6d. plate 2, 1881 plate 4 3d., etc., also 1876 imperf. 3d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', slightly mixed condition. (12)
450 £200
1840 1d. black plate 1b AG, good to large margins, neat red Maltese Cross, very fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
802 £600
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns £1 brown-lilac RD fine used, cancelled by ''WEST STRAND B.O.'' c.d.s. to right hand side of stamp almost clear of the bust, leaving the profile clear, a few lightly toned perfs. S.G. 185, cat. £3,000. Photo.
1129 £600
King George VI: 1949 U.P.U. 21/2d. ultramarine, unmounted mint vertical pair, showing variety imperforate between stamp and top margin (small part remaining), a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. QCom18a, cat. £3,750. Photo.
1424 £650
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 17p. brown-olive De La Rue ATN NFCP/PVA variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1681a, cat. £2,600. Photo.
136 | £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: Selection comprising 1876 1/2d., 6d. watermark Spray, 1s. green plates 4 (2), 6 (2) and 9, 1s. orange-brown plate 11, 5s. plate 2, fair to fine used.
451 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b BA, good to enormous margins, neat virtually complete black Maltese Cross, fine. AS5. Photo.
803 £550
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac IC, used with Threadneedle Street c.d.s., fine. S.G. 186, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1130 | £160
King George VI: 1950-52 1/2d. pale orange, complete set of dot and no dot cylinder blocks of six, most are unmounted, cylinder 155 dot has diagonal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 503.
1425 £150
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 18p. bright green Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band variety imperforate, the top pair in a right margin block of four, the lower pair imperf. but with faint indents at foot, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X913a, cat. £525+. Photo.
137 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 (Feb.) Watermark Shamrock 1d. plate 1 AL, fine used on 1882 (May 23) envelope locally used in Liverpool. S.G. L202. Photo.
452 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b BA with matched 1d. red-brown, both fine with good to large margins all round. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
804 £400
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac SA, used, cancelled by oval registered datestamps, slightly oily. S.G. 186, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1133 £380
King George VI: 1950-52 1d. light ultramarine imperforate pair, unmounted mint, a few minor gum creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 504b, var, cat. £4,800. Photo.
1426 £160
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 19p. bright orange-red Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate, the top strip of three in a right margin block of twelve (3 x 4), the second strip with indents, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X956a, cat. £500+. Photo.
138 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 1 PK-TL lower right corner plate block of 28 (7 x 4) handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, with gum, some creasing, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. L211s, cat. £1,820+. Photo.
453 | £520
1840 1d. black plate 1b BD, EC possibly unused, IK (2) one on piece, other on front, on piece, NB, OF, TI with matched 1d. red-brown, all with full margins, good to fine.
805 £800
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac SD, used with neat central Dublin c.d.s, diagonal bend, otherwise fine. S.G. 186, cat. £4,500. Photo.
1134 £450
King George VI: 1950-52 1d. light ultramarine in a mint horizontal pair, variety imperforate three sides, large hinge remainder, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 504c. Photo.
1427 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 19p. bistre Harrison photo NFCP/PVAD centre band (yellow fluor), variety imperforate, the top pair in a block of eight (2 x 4), the second pair with indents, top pair with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1682a, cat. £550+. Photo.
139 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 1 PK-TL lower right corner plate block of ten handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, with full gum, vertical crease affecting two stamps, tear in selvedge clear of stamps, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. L211s, cat. £650+. Photo.
454 £400
1840 1d. black plate 1b BE-BF pair, small to good margins, used with two black near complete Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
806 £1150
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error £1 brown-lilac TA with broken frame, a fine used example with three ''CANNON ST/MR 17/88'' c.d.s's. S.G. 186a, cat. £9,000. Photo.
1135 £240
King George VI: 1950-52 21/2d. pale scarlet, a marginal block of six from the right of the sheet showing a most unusual paper join variety affecting the centre pair, the centre third of which has been folded over on itself prior to printing leaving this portion of the stamps with watermark inverted and the remainder normal, fine unmounted mint and quite spectacular. S.G. 507 var. Photo.
1428 | £130
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 19p. bistre De La Rue gravure NFCP/PVA centre band (blue fluor), in a cylinder 10p46 no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U263C, cat. £600.
140 £420
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 (Feb.) Watermark Spray 1s. green plate 5 BA-ED used block (4 x 4), perfined ''B & L/H'' with Hull c.d.s's, scarce multiple. S.G. L219. Photo.
455 | £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b CF, very fine with good to large margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 23) cover from Bolton to Pendleton, lightly struck red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
807 | £140
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'Lilac and Green' 1/2d. to 1s. set used, also a range of used 1881 1d. lilacs with die I (3), die II bisect on piece, etc., slightly mixed condition. (17)
1136 £140
King George VI: 1951 Festival of Britain 21/2d. scarlet, a fine unmounted mint marginal example signed by the designer, Edmund Dulac, in the margin, also a copy of a letter from Dulac when he supplied this example in July 1951. S.G. 513. Photo.
1429 £290
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 20p. brownish black Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top left corner horizontal pair, small light gum bend at top otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X960a, cat. £1,100. Photo.
141 £110
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks £1 brown-lilac AJ used with Leith c.d.s and boxed cancellation, fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. £950. Photo.
456 £450
1840 1d. black plate 1b CL (re-entry), small to large margins, tied to 1840 (Nov. 17) cover from Richmond to Pall Mall by a superb London experimental Maltese Cross in black, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS5b. Photo.
809 £110
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'Lilac and Green' 6d. dull green AE-BF block of four, cancelled by Bedford duplexes, good colour. S.G. Spec. K24. Photo.
1137 £550
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 2s. booklet edition no. 387, stapled instead of stitched, 11/2d. panes with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD11, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1430 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 20p. bright green Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA centre band (4.5mm) variety imperforate, the right vertical pair in a top left corner block of twelve (6 x 2), the adjacent pair with the perforations stopping abruptly in the centre, previously folded between the two variety pairs, unmounted mint. S.G. Y1685a, cat. £275+. Photo.
142 £1050
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: £5 orange plate 1 BF, fine used example, with neat ''HAYMARKET/A/OC 6/81'' c.d.s. S.G. T18, cat. £3,200. Photo.
457 £200
1840 1d. black plate 1b EC good to large margins, virtually complete black Maltese Cross, very fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
810 £120
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'Lilac and Green' Issue 1s. dull green, BA, CA-CB pair, used on piece with 21/2d., tied by oval ''REGISTERED/MARK LANE B.O.'' datestamps, fine. Photo.
1138 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 2s. booklet edition no. 396, panes with upright watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD11, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1431 £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 20p. bright green De La Rue gravure NFCP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four with sheet margin at foot, a couple of light bends in the margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1687a, cat. £750. Photo.
143 | £50
Telegrams: 1930s to 1950s, a collection of unused and used Greetings Telegrams in a binder. (53)
459 £220
1840 1d. black plate 1b FH, good to very large margins, neat red Maltese Cross, very fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
811 £190
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion (2), 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 41/2d., 5d., 6d., 9d., 10d. and 1s. green handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, also 11/2d. type 12 and overprinted Government Parcels 11/2d. and 2d. type 9, mostly with gum, slightly mixed condition, also 1937-47 1s. bistre-brown overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. between K27s and K40s, L24s, L25s, cat. £1,770. Photo.
1139 £210
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 2s. booklet edition no. 415, a few trimmed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1432 £420
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 201/2p. ultramarine Harrison photo PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 1 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 20, very light bend across corner of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U278, cat. £1,300. Photo.
144 | £60
Telegrams: 1938 to 1959, a collection of unused Greetings Telegrams in a binder, complete for the period. (44)
460 | £190
1840 1d. black plate 1b GA, PH, QL, RI, used, poor to good. S.G. Spec. AS5.
812 £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 11/2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 12 with part original gum, 10d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 without gum, 1s. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 12 with part original gum, and Inland Revenue 1s. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 15 with large part original gum, also 1/2d. vermilion with dubious ''CANCELLED'' overprint type 14, and Army 1896-1901 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 with large part original gum, mixed condition. S.G. K29s, K39s, K40s, L16s, L38s, cat. £700. Photo.
1140 £220
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 2s. booklet edition no. 421, 1/2d. and 11/2d. (pane of six) inverted watermarks, all panes overprinted ''CANCELLED'' and punched type 33P, front cover dated ''23 JUN 1938'', minor cover faults otherwise fine. S.G. BD12, cat. £900. Photo.
1433 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 22p. blue Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X962a, cat. £325. Photo.
146 | £110
Railway Stamps: Taff Vale Railway: 1891 2d. block of six, 1920 ''3'' on 2d. (three different types), ''4'' on ''3'' on 2d., ''4'' on 2d. in black and ''4'' on 3d. in red, mint slightly stuck down, fair to fine.
461 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b GE-GF (recut side lines), pair, close to large margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, GE has vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5, h. Photo.
813 £180
Surface Printed: 1887-92, an unmounted mint group comprising 4d. green and bright carmine with Hendon certificate (2014), 10d., 1s. green, also 21/2d. and 6d. overprinted ''ARMY/OFFICIAL'' (not guaranteed), mainly fine. Photo.
1141 £270
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 2s. booklet edition no. 440, all panes with inverted watermarks, fine and fresh. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1434 £800
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 22p. yellow-green Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X963a, cat. £2,700. Photo.
148 £200
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1858-76 2d. blue plate 13 BF-CH block of six with ''919'' numeral, single DF with ''839'' numeral.
462 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 1b IC fine used with close to large margins all round, with neat black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24ub. Photo.
814 | £320
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee', a used selection to 1s. green and carmine (3), 1s. green (2) and £1, incl. die I 5d., top value with toning, slightly mixed condition. (46)
1142 £220
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 2s. booklet edition no. 485, fine and fresh. S.G. BD12, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1435 £1900
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 23p. brown-red Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a cylinder 1 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint. A unique item. S.G. 965a, cat. £6,000+. Photo.
149 | £380
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1864-79 1d. plates 122 AJ with ''1442'', plate 147 TL with ''73'', plate 155 AE with ''1349'', plate 156 FG-GI block of six with ''1418'', plate 158 HJ-IL block of six with ''1352'', plate 163 DH-EK block of eight with ''27A'', and DG with ''1363'' cancellations.
463 £680
1840 1d. black plate 1b ID-IG scarce strip of four with small to large margins and black Maltese Crosses, traces of pressed creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
815 £130
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. to both 1s. (both), mint, slightly mixed condition but mainly fresh. S.G. 197-211, 213 and 214, cat. £650. Photo.
1143 £350
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (June) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 1, all panes with watermark upright, fine and fresh. S.G. BD13, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1436 £290
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 25p. rose-red Harrison photo OFPP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1689a, cat £1,000. Photo.
150 | £420
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1864-79 1d. plates 124 KE with ''1036'' numeral, 129 AD-BF block of six with Scottish ''19'' numeral, EK with ''1145'' numeral. 130 GI with ''570'' numeral, 136 GH-GI pair with Irish ''23'' numeral, 137 NJ-OJ pair with ''641'' numeral, 150 DK with ''909'' numeral, 156 CB-DB pair with ''1233'' numeral, 163 FH with ''704'' numeral, 163 FH with ''704'' numeral, 186 TE with ''1206'' numeral, unplated BJ with ''703'' numeral, fair to fine.
465 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b MH, good to large margins, neat virtually complete red Maltese Cross, fine. AS5. Photo.
816 | £90
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set mint, mainly fair to fine.
1144 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (June) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 4, all panes watermark upright, good perfs., fine. S.G. BD13, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1437 £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 26p. rosine Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top left corner horizontal pair, some creasing in the margins otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X971a, cat. £975. Photo.
151 | £280
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1864-79 1d. plate 141 LH-MI block of four with ''1082'' numeral, plate 151 AI-CL block of twelve with ''151'' numeral, plate 156 CH-EI block of six with ''234'' numeral, fair to fine.
466 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b NB, small to very large margins, neat black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
817 £120
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee values to 1s. green and £1 green used, the £1 with tiny tear, otherwise mainly good to fine. (16)
1145 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (June) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 5, all panes watermark inverted, good perfs., fine. S.G. BD13, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1438 £240
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 26p. rosine Harrison photo ACP/PVAD in a cylinder 2 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 20, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U297, cat. £1,000. Photo.
152 £180
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1864-79 1d. plate 163 TA-TF used strip of six, with only three strikes of ''27A'' numeral of Alton (North Staffs), fine. Photo.
467 | £290
1840 1d. black plate 2 AE, JK, LD with matched 1d. red-brown and PD, all with full margins, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18.
818 | £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion, the upper three rows of the sheet, the reverse with offset of top row running diagonally from left to right, also with offset of marginal rule above, unmounted mint, folded along some rows and some separated perfs., otherwise fine. S.G 197.
1146 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (June) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 6, all panes with watermark upright, mixed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD13, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1440 £920
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 28p. deep violet Harrison photo PCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X975a, cat. £2,400. Photo.
153 £150
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1864-79 1d. plate 168 MD-NF block of six with ''1424'' cancellation of Twickenham, a few blunted perfs., otherwise fine. Photo.
468 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 BJ-BK pair, fine used with small to large margins and black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS6. Photo.
824 £300
Surface Printed: 1887 - 92 Jubilee 11/2d. dull purple and pale green duty plate 4 R. [19/1] variety 'deformed leaf' in a mint lower left corner block of six, five stamps (incl. the variety) unmounted, fine. S.G. Spec. K29e, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1147 £300
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 2s.6d. booklet edition 8, all panes inverted watermarks and overprinted ''CANCELLED'' and punched type 33P, front cover dated ''4 SEP 1940'', some trimmed perfs., otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. BD14, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1441 £920
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 28p. deep bluish grey Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X977a, cat. £3,000. Photo.
154 | £450
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: A surface printed selection, incl. 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 12 CE-CF pair with ''1292'' numeral, 1880-83 1s. orange-brown 14 KB with ''1015'' numeral and KI with ''1420'' numeral, 1883 or 84 1s. dull green (3) with ''188'', ''682'' and ''705'' numerals, etc., fair to fine. (31)
470 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 GB, small to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross and part of straight line ''ng Cross'' handstamp in black, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
825 £270
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. colour trial in green and deep brown, perf. 14 on gummed unwatermarked paper, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K30, cat. from £1,000. Ex Young. Photo.
1148 £320
King George VI: Booklets : 1940 (Sept.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 8, all panes watermark upright, one 1/2d. has stain spot, otherwise fine. S.G. BD14, cat. £1,700. Photo.
1442 £400
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 30p. deep olive-grey Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a top left corner pair, two small light gum bends and light fingerprint mark in margin on reverse, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1694a, cat. £1,400. Photo.
155 | £580
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 12 BD-BF strip of three with ''1276'', 1867-80 6d. mauve plate 9 BH with ''1229'', ND with ''152''. 9d. pale straw LI with ''589'', 1872-73 6d. pale buff plate 11 LG with ''1292'', MI with ''1276'', SD with ''93'', TH with ''1253'', 1873-80 6d. grey plate 13 KF-LG block of four with ''123'' numerals, good to fine.
471 £520
1840 1d. black plate 2 IE fine used with small to good margins on 1840 (Aug. 26) entire from Ilminster to Sidmouth, cancelled by superb lake-brown Maltese Cross, rare. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
831 £270
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 3d. purple on orange, fine mint lower marginal example with part original gum. S.G. 204, cat. £800. Photo.
1149 £270
King George VI: Booklets : 1940 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 14, all panes watermark upright, some trimmed perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
1443 £600
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31p. purple Harrison photo PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 2 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 18, small tear at edge of left margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. U323, cat. £4,500. Photo.
156 | £190
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1867-80 3d. plate 5 FE with cancellation ''793'', plate 7 AD with ''1082'' cancel, plate 8 AE with ''1265'' cancellations, RC-SD block of four with ''662'', RI-RJ pair with ''511'' cancellation, good to fine.
472 £550
1840 1d. black plate 2 LE-LF pair (LE showing constant variety) very fine used with full margins and tied by red Maltese Crosses to local 1840 (Nov.) entire with red ''BRIDGEWATER/NO26/1840'' double arc c.d.s. on front. S.G. Spec. AS15/k. Photo.
837 £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 9d. dull purple and blue, variety watermark inverted, used, soiled and toned. S.G. 209Wi, cat. £2,800. Photo.
1150 £190
King George VI: Booklets : 1940 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 17, all panes watermark inverted, some slightly trimmed perfs., otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
1444 £950
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31p. purple Harrison photo PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 2 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 20, crease across corner of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Spec. U323, cat. £4,500. Photo.
157 £80
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. deep rose plate 7 CI-DJ block of four, each with ''543'' numerals, fine. Photo.
473 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 PA (double ''P''), very fine used with good to very large margins, centrally struck black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15c. Photo.
838 £270
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 10d. dull purple and deep dull carmine, an unmounted mint upper marginal example, hinged in selvedge, fine. B.P.A. certificate (1978). S.G. 210a, Spec. K39(2), cat. £800. Ex Chartwell. Photo.
1151 £250
King George VI: Booklets : 1940 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 19, all panes watermark upright, good perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
1446 £650
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 31p. purple Harrison photo ACP/PVAD in a block of eight (2 x 3), the top pair variety completely imperforate, the centre pairs with indents, the lower pair normal, fine unmounted mint, very scarce piece. S.G. X981a, cat. £1,900+. Photo.
158 | £240
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1867-80 3d. plate 7 SK-TL block with ''1108'' cancellation, plate 8 DC-FD block of six with ''103'' cancellation and plate 9 SE-TF block with ''793'', mainly fine.
474 | £480
1840 1d. black plate 3, EG, EI, LL, NA, QA, QG and TK, all with full margins, fair to fine. AS20.
839 £520
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. colour trial in grey-green, perf. 14 on gummed Crown watermarked paper, most unusually with watermark inverted, vertical gum crease otherwise exceptionally fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. K40, cat. from £2,400. Ex Young. Photo.
1152 £420
King George VI: Booklets : 1940 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 69, all panes watermark inverted, good perfs., very fine and fresh. S.G. BD15, cat. £975. Photo.
1447 £120
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 38p. rosine Enschede gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (yellow fluor), variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1706a, cat. £375. Photo.
159 | £350
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1867-80 1s. green plate 5 GB with ''152'', FI with ''150'', LD with ''839'', NE with ''1082'', plate 6 BL with ''855'', CF, EH, FG with ''1469'', HE (2) with ''511'', ''671'', HG with ''1352'', HH with ''878'', HI with ''704'', IJ with 973'', NK with ''1103'', PK with ''1469'', RA with ''1352'', plate 7 FC with ''321'', plate 11 RC with ''815'' numeral cancellations, good to fine.
475 £85
1840 1d. black plate 4 DH, small to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS23. Photo.
840 £75
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green, block of four used with neat Dock Street, Dundee single ring c.d.s's, some staining on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. K40(1)a, cat. £400. Photo.
1153 £190
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (Mar.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 95, all panes with inverted watermark. mainly with good perfs., otherwise fine and fresh S.G. BD16, cat. £975. Photo.
1448 £380
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 39p. bright magenta Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1708a, cat. £1,700. Photo.
160 | £620
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: A surface printed selection, incl. 1872-73 6d. pale chestnut plate 11 MA-NB block with ''803'' numerals, 1873-80 1s. green plate 12 with ''879'' numeral, 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green block of six with ''1169A'' numerals, etc., fair to fine. (35)
476 | £750
1840 1d. black plate 4 EC, HK on piece, KC, NI, PK, QA (double ''Q'', just touched), QB, QJ, RF, all except QA have full margins, fair to fine. AS23, b.
841 £750
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green AC mint, a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. £4,000. Photo.
1154 £200
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Mar.) edition 96, all panes inverted watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD16, cat. £975. Photo.
1449 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 39p. grey De La Rue ATN NFCP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a block of four with sheet margin at foot, gum wrinkle in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1709a, cat. £550. Photo.
161 | £50
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1876 Telegraph 1d. red-brown plate 1 TI with ''979'' numeral of Newhaven, 3d. carmine plate 1 DC with ''1567'' numeral of York, 3d. rose plate 3 IF with ''704'' numeral of Hull, fine.
477 | £750
1840 1d. black plate 4 FF, FI, HJ, JG, LB, LE, OD, PK, QC, RD, SC, TA, poor to fine.
842 £85
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green AD, c.d.s. used, small corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. £800. Photo.
1155 £480
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Mar.) edition 126, all panes inverted watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD16, cat. £975. Photo.
1450 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 50p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD on ordinary paper, in a cylinder 21 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 18 (checker's mark in margin), light gum wrinkle on lower pair otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U427, cat. £400. Photo.
162 | £60
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1876 Telegraph 1s. green LH, plates 5 with ''1192'' numeral of St. Pancras, 5 SF with ''1442'' numeral of Wakefield, 8 BH with ''25A'' numeral of Ballinluig (Perth and Kinross), 10 CH with ''839'' numeral of London Bridge, mainly fine. S.G. L219.
478 £350
1840 1d. black plate 4 JA-JC strip of three with small to very large margins margins, red Maltese Crosses, minor diagonal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
844 £80
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' £1 green QD, used with Liverpool c.d.s's. S.G. 212, cat. £800. Photo.
1156 £300
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Oct.) edition 148, all panes inverted watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD17, cat. £975. Photo.
1451 £140
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 50p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD on ordinary paper, in a cylinder 21 dot block of six showing the 17 pin perforation error at row 20, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U427, cat. £400. Photo.
163 £420
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: England: 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. AF with ''855'' numeral, 5s. FA with ''1192'' numeral, FH with ''206'' numeral, HD with ''189'' numeral, KH with ''308'', 10s. AE with oval station cancellation, 1887-92 Jubilee £1 green with ''162'' numerals, fair to fine.
479 £520
1840 1d. black plate 4 MD fine used with small to large margins on 1840 (Aug. 7) from Andover to Newbury, cancelled by superb centrally struck red Maltese Cross, with matching Andover datestamp on the reverse. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
845 £400
Surface Printed: 1887–92 'Jubilee' £1 green QD plate 3 (see British Postage Stamp Varieties Illustrated by Alcock & Meredith), very fine used with central ''BELFAST/AP 3/95'' c.d.s., excellent colour, a rare stamp in used condition. S.G. 212. Photo.
1157 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Oct.) edition 148, all panes upright watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD17, cat. £975. Photo.
1452 £220
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 50p. ochre-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD on ordinary paper in a top margin block of eight (2 x 4), the top pair variety completely imperforate, the centre pairs with indents, the lower pair normal, some bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X992a, cat. £875+. Photo.
164 £580
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Ireland: 1867-80 3d. rose plate 8 RE-SF block of four with ''25'' numeral, 1s. green plate 6 BE on piece with ''11'' numeral, also 1887-92 6d. with ''23'' numeral.
480 £95
1840 1d. black plate 4 OA with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Apr. 27) entire letter from Melrose to Kelso, tied by a fine example of the Scottish small centre Maltese Cross in black, cover with some creasing. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
847 £950
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. colour trial in yellow-brown, perf. 14 on gummed Crown watermarked paper, fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. K40, cat. from £2,400. Photo.
1158 £220
King George VI: Booklets: 2s.6d. booklet, 1942 (Oct.) edition 165, all panes inverted watermarks, mainly good perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. BD17, cat. £975. Photo.
1453 £700
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 50p. ochre Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a top right corner horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X991ab, cat. £2,600. Photo.
165 | £420
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1867-80 1s. plate 5 FH with boxed ''172'' numeral, NC with boxed ''241A'' numeral, 1873-80 1s. green plate 11 NI with boxed ''179'' numeral, 1880-83 6d. on 6d. SA with boxed ''204'' numeral, 6d. grey IH with boxed ''135'' numeral, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 BE with boxed ''52'' numeral, HJ with boxed ''137'' numeral, plate 14 AG with boxed ''102'' numeral, 1883 or 84 6d. CK-DK pair with ''114'' numeral and Gordon Street c.d.s., 1887-92 Jubilee 6d. (2) with boxed ''219A'' and ''260'' numerals, fair to fine.
482 £380
1840 1d. black plate 4 RF-RG pair with large to enormous margins displaying large portions of the adjoining impressions at left and right, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, pressed vertical creases barely detracting from magnificent appearance. S.G. Spec. AS23. Ex Mairi Bury. Photo.
848 | £1650
Officials: A mint and used collection in an album and on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue 1884-88 10s. ultramarine on white paper KE with neat Dundee c.d.s. (not guaranteed), 1887-92 £1 green OB used, Army 1896-1901 1/2d. vermilion mint (2), 1d. lilac (2 mint, 1 used) with variety ''OFFICIAI'', Government Parcels, Board of Education, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. mint, 1d. used, Admiralty, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1160 £190
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 3s. booklet edition 333, all panes with upright wmks., all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD21, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1454 £120
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 75p. black Questa litho FCP/PVAD perf. 14, variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair. S.G. Spec. UG130a, cat. £425. Photo.
166 £80
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1880-83 1s. orange-brown plate 13 OC, used with ''111'' numeral of Garnkirk (Glasgow), fine. S.G. 163. Photo.
483 £550
1840 1d. black (worn impression) plate 5 DA, with good to large margins, used with red and black Maltese Crosses on small piece, fine and rare. S.G. Spec. AS25vk, cat. £2,600. Photo.
849 | £800
Officials: A mainly used selection, incl. Inland Revenue, Office of Works 1896-1902 5d. with R.P.S. certificate (2017), Army Official, Government Parcels 1902 2d. mint with B.P.A. certificate (1981), Board of Education 1902 5d. with R.P.S. certificate (2017), 1s. with R.P.S. certificate (2017) noting fading and repaired corner, etc., very mixed condition. (68)
1161 £800
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 3s. booklet edition 333 stapled instead of stitched, 1d. pane upright watermark, usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD21, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1455 | £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 75p. black Questa litho FCP/PVA in a cylinder Q7 and Q8 pair of blocks of six, Q7 block with light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. UG133, cat. £650.
167 £75
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1880-83 1s. orange-brown plate 14 QI, used with ''270'' numeral of Winchburgh (West Lothian), fine. S.G. 163. Photo.
484 | £620
1840 1d. black plate 5 FF on 1841 (Jan. 11) cover, IK, LB, LC, LL (re-entry), MH (2) with matched 1d. red-brown, NL, RE and SI used on 1841 (Feb. 6), mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS25, AS26.
850 | £450
Officials: A collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue, Army Official, Government Parcels, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. pair and 1d. used, forgeries, etc. (219)
1162 £220
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 3s. booklet edition 337, all panes with inverted watermarks, all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, dated on front ''18 NOV 1937'', usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD21, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1456 £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: £1 bright yellow-green and blackish olive Harrison photo FCP/PVAD, variety imperforate in a right margin horizontal pair, left stamp with light horizontal bend at foot and small area of gum disturbance, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1026a, cat. £1,700. Photo.
168 | £90
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 5s. rose HG with ''114'' numeral of Edinburgh, small crayon mark and part c.d.s., also 1883 or 84 6d. IS with boxed ''135'' numeral of Hawthornden, 1887-92 3d. used block of six with ''72'' numeral of Bagworth, fine.
485 £80
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 MG, close at foot with large even margins on the other three sides, fine used with an almost complete brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24. Photo.
851 | £600
Officials: A mint or unused and used collection, incl. unused with Office of Works 1896-02 1d. lilac, Government Parcels 1887-90 6d. purple on rose-red, 1891-1900 2d. grey-green and carmine, 1902 6d. pale dull purple, Army 1896-1901 21/2d. purple on blue, 6d. purple on rose-red, Inland Revenue 1882-1901 1/2d. slate-blue, 21/2d. purple on blue, used with Inland Revenue 1882-1901 1d. lilac used on O.H.M.S. cover, 6d. grey (2), 6d. purple on rose-red, 1s. dull green, Government Parcels values to 1s., Admiralty 1903 21/2d., a few on piece, also Board of Trade ''(crown)/B.T'' perfins Q.V. to 1s. and K.E.VII to 1s., with forgeries etc., not all overprints guaranteed, mixed condition. (176)
1163 £720
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 3s. booklet edition 344, 1/2d. and 1d. panes inverted watermarks, usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD22, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1457 £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: £1 bluish violet Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA variety imperforate in a right margin horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1743a, cat. £1,800. Photo.
169 £80
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1887-92 Jubilee 6d. in a block of ten with boxed ''166A'', paper adhering to reverse, otherwise fine. Photo.
486 £500
1840 1d. black plate 5 PJ, four good to huge margins, used with red Maltese Cross on 1840 (Oct. 5) cover to Sidmouth, fine. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
852 | £350
Officials: A mainly used duplicated selection in a small stockbook and leaves, incl. Inland Revenue, Government Parcels 1891-1900 1s., etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1164 £480
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 3s. booklet edition 346, upright watermarks, usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD22, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1459 £220
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 2nd bright blue and 1st orange-red self-adhesives with perf. 141/2 x 14 die-cut 'dagger' perfs., fine. S.G. 2039b, 2040b, cat. £600. Photo.
170 £260
Railway Telegraph Cancellations: Scotland: 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green in a used block of sixteen, with boxed Scottish ''73'' numeral, colour slightly affected, otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. 211. Photo.
487 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 RI, small to large margins with distinctive black Maltese Cross of Manchester, fine. S.G. Spec. AS25ub. Photo.
853 | £190
Officials: A mainly used Q.V. and K.E.VII collection on leaves incl. Inland Revenue 6d. grey plate 18 JC, unused, 1s. dull green, Board of Education 5d., Government Parcels incl. 9d. dull green, Admiralty 1903 3d. unused, mixed condition. (58)
1165 £250
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 3s. booklet edition 348, all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, 1d. pane with inverted watermark, dated on front ''20 JUL 1938'', good perfs., fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. BD22, AVC, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1460 £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Sheet Issues: 1st olive-brown De La Rue gravure NFCP/PVA Millennium issue, variety imperforate in a top right corner pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2124a, cat. £900. Photo.
172 £520
Tramways: Reading Corporation Tramways: 1904 onwards with eleven Parcel stamps, also 1911 Reading Tramways Parcels Express label used on cover. (12 items)
488 £600
1840 1d. black plate 5 TF, an apparently unused example with good to large margins, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
854 | £90
Officials: A used Q.V. collection incl. Inland Revenue 6d. grey (14), 1s. dull green (4), 6d. purple on rose-red (6), Government Parcels 1883-86 11/2d. lilac (2), 1887-90 9d. (3), 1s. (3), mixed condition. (150+)
1166 £300
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Apr.) 3s. booklet edition 364, all panes with upright wmks., mixed perfs., one or two minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. BD22, cat. £1,900. Photo.
1461 | £170
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: A collection of stitched booklet panes on Hagner leaves, with a wide range of perf. types incl. scarce 3p. ''£4,315'' DP6 perf. PAP1a (badly trimmed), some cylinder panes, duplication, etc., most with good perfs. (172 panes)
173 | £110
Literature: A selection in a carton, incl. ''The Plating of Alphabet III'' by Wiggins and Tonna, ''The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red'' by Danzig and Goldsmith, ''The Maltese Cross vol. 1'' by Rockoff and Jackson, etc.
489 £500
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 AG and AH fine used on separate covers to the same person but at different addresses two months apart at Tunbridge Wells and London, both with Mortlake Country Sorting Office datestamps, a remarkable surviving pair. S.G. Spec. AS40. Photo.
855 | £80
Officials: A range with faked overprints, incl. Inland Revenue 1902-04 6d. used, Office of Works 1902-03 1/2d. and 1d. also with faked overprint ''SPECIMEN'', Board of Education 1902-04 21/2d., 5d. and 1s. used, etc. (11)
1167 £420
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 5s. booklet edition 18, 1/2d., 11/2d. advert pane and two panes of six with inverted watermarks, mainly fine perfs. S.G. BD23, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1462 | £200
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1972 to 2012 Prestige booklet panes complete on leaves.
174 | £50
Literature: ''British Line Engraved Stamps Repaired Impressions'' by Osborne and ''British Line Engraved Stamps Repaired Impressions'' by Wiggins. (2 items)
490 | £650
1840 1d. black plate 6 AJ, HC, HI, IF, IK, MA, OK, RE and TG, all with full margins, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS41.
857 £1950
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882 6d. grey plate 18 FA-GC, unmounted mint block of six, very lightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. O4, cat. £3,450. Photo.
1168 £400
King George VI: Booklets: 1937 (Aug.) 5s. booklet edition 19, 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. panes of six with inverted watermarks, mainly fine perfs. S.G. BD23, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1463 £420
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1985 The Story of The Times, the multivalue pane DP79 with an extra portion at top left due to a paper fold, the portion showing most of the cylinder number box ''B8/B15/B2/(B12)'', small adhesion at top of selvedge, a fine unique item, the only example of cylinder numbers appearing on an early Prestige booklet pane. Photo.
175 | £140
Literature: A collection of publications comprising ''Stamp Perforations: The Somerset House Years'' by Simpson & Sargent, ''Scarce Victorian Postage Stamps of Great Britain on Cover'' by Brauers, ''Surface Printed'' by Galland and Louis, ''Discovering Seahorses'' by Kearsley, ''Reform of the Post'' volumes I and II. (6 items)
491 | £780
1840 1d. black plate 6 BB, CC, DA, DF (2), GL, HH on piece, JJ-JK pair, NC, OF, QG, SL, used, poor to fine. S.G. Spec. AS41.
858 £320
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1885 1s. dull green GL, used with Leeds numeral cancellation, minor bend at top, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2017). S.G. O7, cat. £1,800. Photo.
1169 £450
King George VI: Booklets : 1938 (May) 5s. booklet edition 21 advertisers voucher copy dated ''31 MAY 1938'' on front cover and with all panes overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33p, with wmks. inverted except for the 1d. pane upright, most with some perfs. clipped, covers slightly soiled, rare. S.G. BD24, cat. £1,295 (as panes). Photo.
1464 £450
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1989 The Scots Connection, the multivalue pane DP123 variety completely imperforate, very light mark on reverse of selvedge otherwise fine, rare. S.G. S55la, cat. £2,600. Photo.
176 | £32
Literature: A group of publications incl. Post Office Guides, 1910, 1933 and ''Rules for Postmen Employed on Rural Duties'' (1931), also four volumes relating to Great Britain Postal Rates.
492 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 DL, fine used with large to very large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
861 | £150
Officials: Army Officials: 1896-1901 1/2d. blue-green (61), 1/2d. vermilion (126), 1902-03 1/2d. blue-green (134), 1d. scarlet (190) used, very varied condition. S.G. O41, O42, O48, O49.
1170 £820
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (May) 5s. booklet edition 22, stapled instead of stitched, 11/2d. four panes of six, with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs. S.G. BD24, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1465 | £480
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: A specialised collection loose in a box, 10p. to £2 arranged in order of issue, with red cover £1 and £2 editions, incl. cover imprint and setting variations, perf. types, comb and rotary perf. variations, with plain books, good range of cylinder books with most issues present, displaced phosphor numbers, duplication in places, etc. (100s)
177 | £50
Literature: ''Rainbow Trials'' by Rowse 1st and 2nd editions, ''The Dublin Find'' by Madden and Louis, ''The World's First Postage Stamp'' by Holyoake, ''The Invention of Stamps'' by Philbrick.
493 £250
1840 1d. black plate 6 EA, superb used with small part selvedge at left, enormous margins on other sides, fine light strike of the Maltese Cross in a reddish pink shade, extremely attractive. Exhibition quality. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
863 £80
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 13 ID overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, used, some faults but scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. O64, Spec. L21s. Photo.
1171 £420
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (May) 5s. booklet edition 22, 1/2d., 11/2d. advert pane and two panes of six, 1/2d. and 1d. with inverted watermarks, mixed perfs. S.G. BD24, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1466 | £400
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: A selection of books with scarce cylinder numbers with 50p. Orchids 1 B26 B7 B9 pB57 lower, B26 B7 pB57 and B8 only unsynchronised lower pair (each trimmed at right), Pond Life 1 B43 pB67 (trimmed at right), Roman Britain 2 reversed phosphor bands B21 B4 B30 pB69, plus plain book (trimmed), Roman Britain 3 B21 B4 B30 p-(D) and pB69 plain book pair, Roman Britain 3 reversed phosphor bands B21 B4 B30 pB69, plus plain book, Cricket 3 reversed phosphor bands B21 B4 B31 pB69 (trimmed), plus plain book, Cricket 4 B21 B4 B31 pB69, Gilbert and Sullivan 2 perf. type E B1 B16 pB76 and B1 B17 pB76 (trimmed at right), £1 Sherlock Holmes 3 B5 B41 pB70 with 13p. two band error, plus plain book, Dickens 2 comb perf. B6 B21 pB78, and Mills 4 B45 B2 pB69, most with good perfs. (19)
178 | £24
Literature: Forgeries: ''The Work of Jean De Sperati II'' by Lowe and Walske, ''Madame Joseph Revisited'' by Cartwright (2005). (2)
494 £700
1840 1d. black plate 6 EC-EF strip of four, close to good margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, a few minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
864 £500
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1902 9d. dull purple and ultramarine in top left corner block of four (folded through vertical perfs. with a few split), somewhat aged, unmounted mint but the gum sweated/disturbed, a very rare block. S.G. O77, Spec. MO12, cat. (as a block of four) £3,900. Photo.
1172 £600
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (July) 5s. booklet edition number 1, all panes watermark upright, good perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD25, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1467 | £140
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: A selection of miscut booklets inc. 10p. June 1977 perf. types E2a and E2b, 10p. Oasthouses, 10p. Northern Ireland (slightly trimmed at left), 50p. Coaching Inns 4 cylinder B1, £2 Postal Vehicles 1 cylinder B3 (2), one with blind perf. hole (trimmed at right), etc., most with good perfs. (14)
179 | £200
Literature: Journals: ''The London Philatelist'', a superb hardbound run of 123 volumes, volume 1 (1892) to volume 123 (2014) in various bindings, incl. volume 2 (1893) which contains the Prince Edward Island reprints from the original dies and plates, contained in nine cartons. The buyer of this lot is responsible for its removal from our offices.
497 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 MB fine used with small to good margins all round, with neat black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41ub. Photo.
865 | £1850
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1902-13 De La Rue 11/2d. pair unmounted mint, 5d. mint block of four, 6d. dull purple mint block of four, 10d. unmounted mint block of four, 1s. mint block of four, £1 used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1173 £450
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (Mar.) 5s. booklet edition number 17, all panes watermark inverted, mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD26, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1468 | £85
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 10p. Scotland pair with E2a and E2b perf. types, good perfs., scarce.
180 | £80
Literature: Military and Maritime: Six publications incl. ''Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857'' and ''Robertson Revisited'' by Tabeart, ''The Postal History of the British Army in World War I'' by Kennedy and Crabb, ''Prisoners of War in British Hands during WWI'' and ''British Censorship of Civil Mails During World War I, 1914-1919'' by Mark.
498 £230
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 RC and RD used on piece with close to large margins (RC touched at base), with three black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41ub. Photo.
866 | £700
King Edward VII: An extensive range of used shades on leaves, with values to 9d. (11), 10d. (12), 1s. (11), 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (2), 10s. and £1, incl. 1d. intense rose-red with Hendon certificate (2012), 10d. dull purple and aniline scarlet (F) with Hendon certificate (1992), etc., also 1d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 17, slightly mixed condition. (173)
1174 £620
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (Mar.) 5s. booklet edition number 24, all panes watermark inverted, good perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD26, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1470 £2600
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Veteran Cars 1 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost pair of booklets, variety miscut resulting in face values of 36p. and 64p., fine with good perfs., rare, eleven pairs known. Sorani certificate (1995), each signed in pencil at foot of inside cover. S.G. Spec. UMFB9A, UMFB10A, cat. £6,000. Photo.
181 | £80
Literature: Plating: ''The Plating of the Penny Black Postage Stamp of Great Britain, 1840'' Stanley Gibbons reprint (1998), ''The Plating of Alphabet II'', ''The Plating of Alphabet III'' five volumes, plus colour guide, ''Twopence Blue Studies of Plates 1 to 15'' by Osborne.
499 £550
1840 1d. black plate 6 TA small to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 3) entire from Manchester to Marsden, with manuscript ''not Marsden nr. Huddersfield'' and ''Try (Marsden) Nr. Colne'', tied by Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross with ''MARSDEN'' u.d.c. just touching stamp. Photo.
867 | £550
A K.E.VII group of first day or early use covers, comprising 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. dull blue-green and 1d. scarlet used on 1901 (Dec. 31) pre-release cover used locally in Woodford Green (two examples), 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. used on the first day of issue on home-made postcard used locally in London, 1d. scarlet used on 1901 (Dec. 31) pre-release covers (2) used locally in Woodford Green, 1d. scarlet used on K.E.VII 1d. stationery envelope on the first day of issue on cover from London to India, 21/2d. on front used locally in Woodford Green on December 31, 6d. used on postcard on the first day locally in London (staining), also 1908 (Oct. 1) illustrated cover produced by the Junior Philatelic Society to mark the introduction of the 1d. rate to the English Speaking Peoples of the World, used to U.S.A. (8)
1175 £380
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (Mar.) 5s. booklet edition number 29, 2d. and 1/2d. panes watermark inverted, mixed perfs. otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD26, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1471 £280
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Follies 3 Paxton's Tower pair of booklets, variety miscut resulting in face values of 24p. and 76p., the first with a trace of trimming at lower right otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UMFB26A, UMFB27A, cat. £1,300. Photo.
182 | £20
Literature: Somerset and Dorset: A carton of mainly ringbound publications, monographs etc. relating to the Postal History of Somerset and Dorset incl. ''Shepton Mallet, An Historical and Postal Survey'' by Ford (1958). (16 items)
500 £400
1840 1d. black plate 6 TG-TH pair, fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Crosses, most attractive and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
868 | £450
King Edward VII: An unmounted mint selection of shades, values to 1s., incl. 7d. corner block of four, 9d. (7, with lower marginal block of four), 10d., 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. to 4d., perf. 14 1d. ''A11'' control block of six, etc., mainly fine. (39)
1176 £620
King George VI: Booklets: 1943 (Feb.) 5s. booklet edition number 30, 1/2d. pane watermark upright, mixed perfs. otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD27, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1472 | £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Rare Farm Animals 2 Gloucester Old Spot Pig variety miscut, two examples, one with square cut line, the other triangular, the first slightly trimmed at lower left otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. UMFB31A, cat. £600.
183 £480
A group of Q.V. mainly first day or early use covers, comprising 1840 (Jan. 10) first day of Uniform Penny Postage entire letter from Inverary to Ollerton, bearing red manuscript ''1d.'', London Paid mark, with faint ''JA 10'' datestamp on flap, 1840 (May 6) cover from London to Beverley on the first day of use of the 1d. black, with London ''PAID/6 MY 6/1840'' datestamp and slightly overstruck by red handstruck ''1'' alongside, 1841 1d. pink stationery envelope from Exmouth to Bristol, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with Exeter despatch mark, overstamped by Bristol ''JA 26/1841'' receiving mark on the reverse, 1841 (Apr. 29) large part cover from Bedford to London, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 EK tied by two Maltese Crosses, and 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 133 IG, used on front, tied by Liverpool duplex dated 1896 (Dec. 15), also 1873-80 6d. grey on cover. (5)
501 | £290
1840 1d. black plate 7 BG, HJ, QB, all with full margins, fine. AS 44.
869 | £380
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 5s. mint, used to 10s., 1911-13 Somerset House used to 5s., officials, etc., varied condition. (172)
1177 £4000
King George VI: Booklets: 1945 (Dec.) complete 5s. booklet with one 2d. pale orange pane with partial tête-bêche pairs due to a dramatic paper fold, fine and very rare, an extraordinary item. S.G. 488b. Spec. BD28. Photo.
1476 £120
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Cricket 2 Ashes Urn with old phosphor ink, plain and cylinder B21 B4 B30 pB69 examples, both fine with superb perfs., very scarce. Photo.
184 | £2300
Postal History and Covers: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in twelve albums, incl. Ashby de la Zouch 1841 entire, franked by 1d. black plate 9 QC, Chester 1840 (June 26) entire franked by 1840 1d. black plate 2 PE, London 1674 entire bearing ''NO/D'' Bishopmark, 1760 cover showing on reverse triangular ''PAYD/PENY/POST/T/FR'', Shaftesbury, Shrewsbury, Welshpool with 1842 (May 4) cover franked by 1841 1d. red-brown (cut into), tied by distinctive solid centre Cross, mileage marks, Penny Post, etc. (100s)
502 £320
1840 1d. black plate 8 BG with good to very large margins displaying trace of adjoining impression at base, affixed to 1841 (May 19) piece and cancelled by abnormal black cancellation, similar in appearance to an inspectors star or device, identified by the vendor as a 'Woodbridge Petal' postmark, based on the light incomplete datestamp on the flap, an interesting piece. AS46. Photo.
871 | £420
King Edward VII: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 10s. and £1 dull blue-green, 1911 Harrison 1d. perf. 14 aniline rose, 1911-13 Somerset House to 10s. and £1 deep green, shades, etc., varied condition. (113)
1178 £260
King George VI: A selection of booklet panes, incl. 1937-47 11/2d. ''You can reach your...'' pane of six stamps and two labels used, etc., mixed perfs. and condition. (14) Photo.
1477 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Gardens 1 Bodnant with cylinder B1 B24 B32 pB68, fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UMFB40b, cat. £350. Photo.
185 | £1150
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards in eight folders, incl. 1840 Mulready envelope A133 and A176 unused, A156 used 1840 (Aug. 9), 1d. letter sheet A77 used 1842 (Feb.), 2d. letter sheet a92 unused, 2d. envelope a196 and a199 unused, 1841 1d. red-brown used on covers with numbers in Cross, later f.d.c's with 1951 Festival 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. on plain cover, etc. (100s)
503 | £230
1840 1d. black plate 8 BK used on 1841 (Jan.) cover with matched 1d. red-brown, IK, QD, QF (touched), others with full margins, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS46.
872 | £450
King Edward VII: 1902 to 1913 a mint selection, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. yellowish green with St. Andrew's Cross label, watermark inverted, 2d. pale greyish green unmounted mint, 2d. grey-green and carmine-red unmounted mint, 2d. dull blue-green and carmine on chalky paper unmounted mint, 7d. deep grey black unmounted mint, 9d. slate purple and ultramarine unmounted mint corner example, 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green, 9d. reddish purple and light blue unmounted mint, 10d. dull reddish purple and carmine unmounted mint from corner of sheet with date cuts, 1s. green and scarlet with inverted watermark, etc., mainly fine. (27)
1179 £320
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1937 1/2d. green booklet pane of six watermark inverted overprinted, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, fine with full gum,. S.G. Spec. QB1at, cat. £875. Photo.
1478 £680
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: £1 red cover, 1998 (Dec.) Questa gravure with pane DP277 variety miscut, a plain example with good perfs., very scarce. Photo.
186 | £400
Postal History and Covers: An interesting collection of mainly line engraved covers in two albums, many addressed to Market Deeping, incl. imperf. 1d. reds with numbers in Maltese Cross, multiples with strip of eight, 1841 2d. blues with Maltese Crosses, range of cancellations, 1d. Stars, 1d. plates, surface printed, etc. (113)
504 £300
1840 1d. black plate 8 FK-FL pair fine used with small to large margins and neat red Maltese Crosses, most attractive and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
873 | £420
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection on stockleaves, mint incl. 1902-10 De La Rue shades to 9d. (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (4), 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 set, 1911-13 Somerset House shades to 6d. (5), 9d. (2), 10d., 1s., range of used to 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (3), etc., varied condition, a few of the mint unmounted. (189)
1180 £250
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1937 1d. scarlet booklet pane of six watermark inverted overprinted, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, fine with full gum. S.G. Spec. QB10at, cat. £825. Photo.
1479 £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: £1 red cover, 2000 (Apr.) Questa gravure with pane DP311 variety miscut, a plain example, fine with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
187 | £750
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of Q.V. covers and entires in mixed condition with a few pre-stamp, 1840 1d. on four E.L's and two envelopes, later 1d.'s with some multiples, range of cancellations, etc. (180+)
505 £290
1840 1d. black plate 8 JB fine used with good margins on 1841 (May 10) entire from Derby to Aylesbury, stamp showing 'confetti' flaw affecting the Queen's Bun, tied by black Maltese Cross, very rare. S.G. Spec. AS46 var. Photo.
874 | £320
King Edward VII: 1902 to 1911 mint and used collection on leaves, perf. 14 mint to 5s., used to 5s. (2), 10s., £1, Harrison perf. 15 x 14 mint to 4d. mainly good to fine. (50)
1181 £140
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1937 11/2d. red-brown booklet panes of six with watermark upright and inverted, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, fine with gum. S.G. Spec. QB21s, QB21as, cat. £650. Photo.
1480 £350
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Machine Booklets: £1 red cover, 2000 (Apr.) Questa gravure with pane DP311 variety miscut, a cylinder Q1 Q1 example, fine with good perfs., very scarce. Photo.
188 | £350
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. selection of covers and cards, incl. 1873 cover from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires, franked by 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 12 RL, tied by ''C 83'' barred oval, instructional marks, cancelled abroad, etc. (13 items)
506 £620
1840 1d. black plate 8 OF, a greyish shade, exceptionally fine used with good to enormous margins, showing portion of OG at right, tied to piece by a neat black Maltese Cross leaving profile completely clear, most attractive, very fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
875 | £210
King Edward VII: A used selection on leaves, with values to 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (4), 10s. (2) and £1, mixed condition. (107)
1182 £230
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1937 11/2d. red-brown booklet panes of four with adverts, watermark upright and inverted, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33, fine with gum. S.G. Spec. QB23t, QB22at, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1482 | £880
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: A specialised collection loose in a box, 65p. to £1.90, plus Christmas books, arranged in order of issue, incl. perf. types, with plain books, good range of cylinder books with most issues present, displaced phosphor numbers, phosphor numbers at row 1 and row 2, PCP1 and PCP2 variations, duplication, majority with good perfs., etc. (1,000+)
189 | £680
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. selection, incl. 1858 cover from London to Canada, franked by 1856-58 1d., 1855-57 1s., 1861 cover to Canada, franked by 1855-57 4d. pair, 1862 cover to Canada, franked by 1862-64 4d. pair, etc. (36 items)
507 | £500
1840 1d. black plate 9 AJ with matched 1d. red-brown, CJ, CK, DE, DJ, IK and OJ, most with full margins, fair to fine.
876 | £230
King Edward VII: A used selection, with values to 1s. (14), 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (3) and 10s. (3), incl. 10d. no cross on crown, etc., mixed condition, also 1785 entire to Hinkley with straight line ''HALIFAX'', 1819 entire to Hythe with Deal circular handstamp and 1837 entire to Birmingham with straight line ''TOO LATE'', mixed condition. (100s)
1184 £110
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1937 2d. orange booklet pane of six watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec.QB29a, cat. £700. Photo.
1483 | £920
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: A selection of books with scarce cylinder numbers incl. 70p. Royal Mail left margin 11 p27 no dot with E2a perf. type, £1 Ironbridge left margin 5 no dot with E2a perf. type, £1 Hawker Fury left margin with E1b perf. type (plain book), £1.25 York Museum right margin B8 p-(D), £1.25 Trains 3 left margin B36 pB49, £1.25 Trains 4 right margin B1 pB49 at row 1/2, £1.30 Trams 2 left margin B7 pB62, £1.30 Trams 3 left margin B7 pB62 (2), £1.30 Recipe Cards left margin plain book with phosphor pB49 centrally placed, £1.43 Dulac with reversed phosphor bands (plain book), £1.54 Postage Dues left and right margin plain and cylinder books with reversed phosphor bands, £1.80 Linnean correct cover left margin B1, right margin B13, incorrect cover left and right margin B13, £2.50 1982 Christmas B22 B21 pB51, B23 B21 pB52, B23 B21 pB54, £2.50 1983 Christmas B42 pB49, etc., most with good perfs. (37)
190 | £350
Postal History and Covers: A group of covers bearing perforated 1d. Stars, comprising 1855 and 1856 covers both with 1d. tied indented London duplex (for late mail), 1856 long envelope from the Bishop of Chester to a Reverend in Cheshire bearing 1d. (2) with hexagonal inspector's mark in blue, 1859 envelope to Shrewsbury bearing 1d. tied London ''4'' trial duplex cancellation, 1860 cover to Broadway bearing 1d. with manuscript ''over 1/2 oz'' and neat strike of ''2'', 1861 cover bearing 1d. tied unrecorded ''243'' square diamond of Gorey, and 1876 Scinde, Punjab and Dehli Railway Company printed envelope to Epsom, also 1d. tied to piece complete Ballina duplex cancellation in blue and 1856-58 1d. pale rose mint with B.P.A certificate (1951).
509 | £150
1840 1d. black plate 9 IL used on 1841 (Mar. 6) cover from Liverpool to Ballymoney, OJ with matched 1d. red-brown, TC used on 1841 (Feb. 1) cover from Liverpool to Ballymoney, also 1d. red-brown Al on cover, KH on cover, MG on cover, OA on part cover, RI, TI on part cover, also AI state 3, fair to fine. Ex Harding.
877 £170
King Edward VII: A used group comprising 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (2), 10s. (2) and £1, mixed condition. Photo.
1185 £240
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1937 21/2d. ultramarine booklet panes of six watermark upright and inverted, overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, fine with gum. S.G. Spec. QB32s, QB32as, cat. £1,100. Photo.
1484 | £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: 65p. to £1.20 selection of miscut books with 65p.'s, 70p.'s incl. Horse-shoeing left margin cylinder 11 p27 no dot, 90p. Royal Mail left margin cylinder 24 p28 dot, 90p. Leeds and Liverpool Canal left margin cylinder 25 p28 no dot (trimmed), £1 Ironbridge left margin with E2a perf. type, left margin cylinder 5 no dot, £1 Sopwith Camel left margin cylinder 5 p-(D) dot (trimmed), right margin complete column, also 1984 Christmas books miscut incl. cylinder pair, etc., most with good perfs. (48)
191 | £270
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection of mainly covers and cards in a folder, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A22 used 1841 (Aug.), 2d. letter sheet a90 unused, 1840 1d. black HG used on 1840 (Aug. 22) entire, 1855 (Apr. 24) envelope, registered to Newark, franked by 1847-54 embossed 6d. and 1854-57 1d. (2), etc., mixed condition. (40 items)
510 £220
1840 1d. black plate 9 JE fine used with good to large margins, lightly tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross, with handstruck ''No. 2'' in red alongside, fine and attractive. Ex Mairi Bury. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
878 £220
King Edward VII: A mint selection to 10d. (2) and 1s. (3), range of shades, slightly mixed condition, some unmounted. (60)
1186 £2000
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1950-52 1d. booklet pane of three with labels (17mm), showing pre-perforating paper fold resulting in part of adjoining pane appearingtête-bêche, and with small part of further pane at foot, some reinforced perfs., otherwise fine and most unusual. S.G. 504e. Photo.
1485 | £140
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: 65p. booklet with cover imprint 2, a group incl. left margin perf. type E2 (some trimming), scarce cylinder 8 p27 no dot and dot pair (dot slightly trimmed), right margin perf. type E2 (2, one slightly trimmed), etc. (8)
192 | £680
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.V. collection in thirteen albums, incl. a range of pre-stamp and stampless covers, with Paids, range of imperforate and perforated 1d. Stars, Free fronts, etc. (few 100s)
512 £650
1840 1d. black plate 9 MC-MD pair, with good to large margins, used with light red Maltese Crosses, fine and scarce multiple of this plate. S.G. Spec. AS56, cat. £2,500. Photo.
879 £600
King Edward VII: Bradbury Wilkinson 2d. essays of a ship design with the 'Canada Head' portrait in an oval on gummed wove paper, perf. 12 in blue-green, purple and carmine, imperf. in violet pair, dull purple and black pair (creased), otherwise mainly fine. (6) Photo.
1187 £230
King George VI: Essays: Postal Stationery: 1950 stationery die proofs, 1/2d. orange, 1d. blue, 11/2d. green, 2d. brown, 21/2d. red, on ungummed wove paper (all approx. 120 x 150mm) some with papermaker's watermark, fine. Photo.
1486 | £180
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Thatching left margin pair of plain books with the E2a and E2b perf. types, the first with good perfs., the second slightly trimmed at top, a very scarce pair, also with left margin cylinder 11 p27 no dot and dot pair of books, each slightly trimmed. (4)
193 | £180
Postal History and Covers: A collection of mainly f.d.c's in fifteen box files, from Q.V. to the early 2000s, incl. 1963 Nature week f.d.c. with Brownsea Island cancellation, also some aerogrammes, etc. (100s)
513 £100
1840 1d. black plate 9 OC, four small to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
881 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. and 6d. blocks of four, and 9d. dull reddish purple and blue (Hendon certificate, 2017), mint, light gum toning, otherwise fine. (17)
1188 | £260
King George VI: Essays: Postal Stationery: 1950 stationery die proofs, 1/2d. orange, 1d. blue, 11/2d. green, 2d. brown, 21/2d. red, on ungummed wove paper (all approx. 120 x 150mm) some with papermaker's watermark, also 1/2d. to 21/2d. set of vertical imperforate tête-bêche proofs on green paper, fine.
1487 | £170
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Dry-stone-walling left margin pair of plain books with the E2a and E2b perf. types, each with some trimming at lower right, a very scarce pair, also with left margin cylinder 11 p27 no dot and dot pair of books, both with a straight edge. (4)
194 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.V. selection in a cover album, incl. 1841 (Feb.) entire to Ludlow, franked by 1840 1d. black plate 5 HF, 1842 (Nov. 22) cover to Exeter, franked 1841 1d. red brown plate 10 LE and plate 6 KD, 1847-54 1s. embossed on front to India, 1874 cover from Birmingham to Bridgnorth, franked 1870 1/2d. plate 6 FH-GH pair, 1885 (May 8) cover to India, franked by 1883 or 84 5d. HB, etc. (85 items)
514 £1100
1840 1d. black plate 10 HA (double ''H'') exceptionally fine used with good to enormous margins showing part sheet margin at left with part of 'In wetting' inscription, and with neat almost complete red Maltese Cross, rare in this quality. R.P.S. certificate (2004). S.G. Spec. AS66f, h. Photo.
882 £230
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. and 6d. used on the first day of issue, envelope (roughly opened at top and flap missing on reverse) used from London to Boscombe, tied by ''LONDON/JA 1/02'' c.d.s's, slightly soiled and a few tone spots, scarce. Photo.
1190 | £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A much duplicated mainly unmounted mint decimal accumulation in packets envelopes and two small folders, incl. many gutter pairs and strips, cylinder blocks, part and complete sheets, etc. (1,000s)
1488 | £130
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Llangollen Canal right margin book with marginal triangle, with good perfs., and a second with the scarce E2 perf. type, trimmed at left.
195 | £520
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation, incl. range of first day covers with 1948 Olympic Games sets (6), Q.E.II commemoratives, etc. (100s)
515 | £250
1840 1d. black plate 10 LC, TD on small piece, full margins, fine. S.G. Spec. AS66.
883 £380
First Day Covers: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. and 6d. used on pre-release 1901 (Dec. 31) Q.V. 2d. registered envelope, tied by ''BROADBOTTOM/A/DE 31/01'' c.d.s's, slightly toned, otherwise fine and very scarce. Photo.
1192 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated accumulation of pre-decimal presentation packs, incl. 1965 Churchill (45), 1966 Robert Burns (46), 1967 EFTA (33), year packs, etc., varied condition. (962 items)
1489 £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1 Hurricane and Wellington right margin book variety miscut, trace of trimming at lower left otherwise fine, very scarce. Photo.
196 | £170
Postal History and Covers: A selection of mainly covers and cards on leave, incl. Advertising envelopes, cancellations of Baldock and Probus with u.d.c's, rubber datestamps, postcards, etc. (108 items)
516 £680
1840 1d. grey-black plate 10 RL displaying basal shift and long tailed ''R'', with good to enormous margins, showing a portion of the adjoining impression at base, neatly tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Apr. 7) entire from Weymouth to Crewkerne, with receiving c.d.s. in red at lower left, a fine and fresh unfolded cover, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS67d. Photo.
884 £320
First Day Covers: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. and 6d. used on the first day of issue on envelope sent Express from Yeovil to Crewkerne, tied by ''YEOVIL/JA 1/02'' c.d.s's, very scarce. Photo.
1193 | £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated accumulation of pre-decimal commemoratives and definitives, in eight stockbooks, four folders and loose, incl. many in complete sheets, cylinder blocks, better phosphors with 1962 NPY sets (22), 1963 FFH (30), 1963 Lifeboat set (28), 1963 Red Cross sets (10), 1964 Botanical sets (24), 1964 Geographical sets (36), etc. (many 1,000s)
1490 £190
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1 Hurricane and Wellington right margin book variety miscut, trace of trimming at lower left otherwise fine, very scarce. Photo.
198 | £420
Postal History and Covers: A collection of mainly line engraved covers in an album, many addressed to Market Deeping, incl. 1840 1d. black, extensive imperf. 1d. reds, numbers in Maltese Cross, strips, undated circles, 1841 2d. blues, postal stationery, surface printed, 1d. stars, etc. (80)
517 £250
1840 1d. black plate 11 ED, close to large margins, just touched at lower-right, vertical crease at right, black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS73. Photo.
885 £230
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5d. purple and blue, a lower marginal block of six, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 242, cat. £810+. Photo.
1194 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in an album and seven cover albums, incl. regionals with Northern Ireland 1971-93 13p. pale chestnut vertical strip of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, lower stamp has phosphor omitted, Scotland 1971-93 31p. bright purple type II unmounted mint, Wales 1971-93 51/2p. violet and 71/2p. chestnut both with phosphor omitted unmounted mint, range of f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
1491 £170
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.20 Write Now right margin book variety miscut, with cylinder B12 p62 at row 2, trimmed at top as usual, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB41A, cat. £950. Photo.
201 | £220
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. selection of mainly covers in an album, incl. range of imperf. 1d. stars, cancellations, etc. (55 items)
518 £420
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 HG with three good to large margins, cut into at top, matched with 1841 1d. red, each used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72, AS74. Photo.
886 £40
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink variety 'no cross on crown', used, short perf. and repaired thin. S.G. 255a, cat. £275. Photo.
1195 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1972 to 2013 Prestige booklets, a collection in seven albums, incl. virtually complete except for 2010 Britain Alone to 2012 Roald Dahl, 2012 Olympics, also a similar collection of exploded booklets and panes, etc. (100s)
1492 £100
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.20 National Gallery left margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B10 only, the other with the unsynchronised p62 phosphor number at row 2, each with some trimming at top, a scarce pair. S.G. Spec. UFB40, cat. £650. Photo.
202 £95
Postal History and Covers: A group of Q.V. covers, comprising 1887-92 Jubilee 5d. used on 1893 cover to Barcelona with London hooded cancellation with ''A BUFFER & SONS/LOMBARD STREET/LONDON'' cachet in pink alongside, four covers bearing 1d. Stars tied by sideways duplexes (London, Peterborough, Stamford and Boston), and two 1843 1d. postal stationery envelopes to the same address in Bristol used with neat Maltese Crosses. (7)
519 £750
1840 1d. black plate 11 JD, very close to large margins, used with black Maltese Cross on small piece, small corner crease at top left, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS73. Photo.
887 £980
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s., 10s. and £1, mainly fine mint. S.G. 260-266, cat. £4,710. Photo.
1196 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated accumulation of mainly decimal issues in four stockbooks, three folders, stockleaves and loose, incl. presentation packs, miniature sheets, definitives to £5 (10), etc. (1,000s)
1493 £260
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.20 National Gallery right margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B10 only, the other with the unsynchronised p62 phosphor number at row 2, fine with good perfs., a rare pair. S.G. Spec. UFB41, cat. £1,075. Photo.
203 | £150
Postal History and Covers: 1791 to 1890, a selection of mainly covers, incl. Paids, Scottish postal history, Frees, also 1841-90 a selection of covers mainly to Sir William Gregory, M.P. for Dublin, etc. (66 items)
520 £1200
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 NK with small to large margins, showing portion of ajoining stamp at base, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72, cat. £4,600. Photo.
888 £350
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and £1 mint, the top value with tear, varied condition. S.G. 260, 263, 265, cat. £2,730. Photo.
1197 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.E.II collection, predominantly unmounted mint in two lighthouse albums incl. Wildings with inverted and sideways watermarks incl. 1958-65 2d., 1960-67 21/2d. (2 bands), unmounted mint decimal and pre-decimal commemoratives etc., also selection of K.G.V to K.G.VI issues on leaves incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. brown, 10. dark blue etc. (100s)
1494 £120
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.25 Ulster Museum left margin book with cylinder B1 pB49, fine with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
204 £900
Postal History and Covers: 1797 to 1890, a selection of covers and cards, incl. 1840 1d. Mulready letter sheet A237, used 1844 (Feb. 14) within London with ''Society for the extinction of the slave trade'' advert (S.G. Spec. MA477f), 2d. letter sheet a96 unused, 1857 cover to India, franked by 1855-57 1s. green, 1862 cover to India, franked by 1862-64 9d. OA, 1884 cover, registered from Fleet Street to Blackheath, franked by 1880-83 3d. on 3d., 1880-81 1/2d. deep green and 1881 1d. lilac, etc., mixed condition. (44 items)
521 | £480
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CK-CL pair, JD-JF strip of three, plate 2 CA-CB pair, EF-EG pair (rejoined), most touched or cut into, poor to fair.
889 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d., three mint shades, slightly varied condition. Photo.
1198 | £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in packets and envelopes, incl. 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown 5d. to 1s.6d. in cylinder blocks of six (3), 1953 Coronation sets (53), many pre-decimal commemoratives in blocks and part sheets, etc. (1,000s)
1495 | £240
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.25 Trains 2 LMS Tank Engine corrected rates selection, with left margin (7) comprising plain, pB49 only, B1 pB49 row 1, B1 pB49 row 2, B8 p-(D), B8 pB49 row 1/2 and B8 pB49 row 2, and right margin (2) with plain and B1 pB49 row 2, one or two with just a trace of trimming otherwise fine with good perfs. S.G. FK6aA, FK6aB. (9)
206 | £550
Postal History and Covers: 1802 to 1971, a collection of covers, cards, fronts and pieces in seven cover albums, incl. range of free fronts, unused envelope depicting pen and ink caricature of William Gladstone, 1886 cover franked by 1883 or 1884 11/2d., 1901 cover from Whitby to Stowmarket, franked by 1881 1d., 1887-92 4d. and 1901 1s. green and carmine with large ''EXPRESS'' label, 1937 (Nov.) cover from H.M.S. Capetown to England with violet boxed ''DAMAGED BY/SEAWATER/IN AIRPLANE/ACCIDENT'', registered mail, censored mail, postal stationery, etc. (363 items)
522 | £580
1840 2d. blue plate 1 ED, LB, MB-ME strip of four, QJ and ?E, plate 2 PB, RJ, SK, TI (2), most touched or cut into, poor to fair.
890 £90
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac, mint, a few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 260, cat. £525. Photo.
1199 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1970 to 2012 a collection of definitives in eight albums, incl. a very good range of used issues, booklet panes, greetings panes, 1993-2011 £2 deep blue-green, cylinder ''D1'' no dot block of six with [R18/1] missing ''£'' in value, unmounted mint, regionals, postage dues, etc. (many 100s)
1496 £240
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.25 Trains 4 Clan Line right margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B36 only, the other with unsynchronised pB36 phosphor number, fine with good perfs., a rare pair. S.G. Spec. UFB22, cat. £1,400. Photo.
207 | £400
Postal History and Covers: 1802 to 1911 group of covers, incl. 1830 entire with ''HADDINGTON/PENNY POST'' and ''Addl./1/2'' due mark with ''BURNTISLAND'' straight line handstamp across flap, 1866 (Aug. 4) entire to Miramichi bearing 4d. vermilion plate 7 DD-DE pair tied by London duplexes, 1868 (Aug. 1) envelope with contents to Otago bearing 6d. lilac plate 6 RE wing margin example tied by Glasgow duplex, 1898 (Aug. 19) uprated 1d. postal stationery envelope to Paris with 50c. postage due, 'Jubilee' 3d. and K.E.VII 1/2d. perfins used on 1902 (Feb. 10) envelope to Germany, 1899 (Dec. 8) envelope from London to Shiraz, Persia, bearing 'Jubilee' 5d. pair tied by Hooded Circles, 1911 (Sept. 18) K.G.V registered letter envelope with additional K.E.VII 3d. and ''EXPRESS'' label, etc. (23)
523 | £580
1840 2d. blue plate 1 GC, HK, NE, plate 2 FF, FJ, LC, OG, used, poor to fair.
891 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. and 10s. (2, one with central c.d.s), varied condition. (3) Photo.
1200 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in four albums, seven stockbooks and loose, incl. 1964 Geographical and Botanical phosphor sets in cylinder blocks of four, Machins with cylinder blocks, missing phosphors, etc. (1,000s)
1497 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.25 Trains 4 Clan Line right margin book with cylinder number B36 pB36, fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB22, cat. £625. Photo.
208 | £120
Postal History and Covers: 1833 to 1898 covers (8) with instructional markings, incl. 1833 and 1834 two entires from Edinburgh, both bearing handstruck ''2'', 1840 cover from London to Edinburgh, bearing ''Above/1/2 oz'' with manuscript ''2'' crossed out and ''4'' added, 1898 two similar envelopes from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, one franked by 1881 1d. lilac block of four with the centre cut-out in a diamond shape, other franked by the cut out centre, disallowed with ''2 TO PAY'' with Aberdeen datestamps, etc. (8 items)
524 | £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AD, EA, ED, GE, HI, JF, KA, LE, MI, PA, OJ, SC, used, few with full margins, poor to fair.
892 £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5s. (2) and 10s. (2), varied condition but with mainly neat cancellations. Photo.
1201 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of unmounted mint varieties from 1967 to 1970, incl. 1967 EFTA 1s.6d. brown omitted, 1969 Cooks booklet with 4d. pane uncoated paper, 1970 Anniversaries 1s. gold omitted, 1970 Christmas 5d. emerald omitted, 1s.6d. ochre omitted, also four minor varieties. (9)
1498 £60
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.30 Trams 4 London right margin book with cylinder number B12 pB49, fine with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
209 £550
Postal History and Covers: 1839 (Nov. 23) entire letter from Bristol to London charged the double rate of 1/7, but endorsed ""single only"" and returned for a refund of 9d. The original charge cancelled by scarce red ""REBATE/23 NOV 23/1839/INLAND OFFICE"" datestamp and the charge altered to a prepaid rate of 10d., endorsed ""overcharged 9d. only single R. Hutchins"" and redelivered with ""To be/delivered/FREE"" handstamp applied. Photo.
525 £420
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 AL (double ''L''), an exceptional example with huge margins all around and red Maltese Cross, a striking stamp, trivial corner bend confined to margin at lower right. Holcombe opinion (1999). S.G. Spec. DS1j. Photo.
893 £230
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 265, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1205 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint decimal collection in two boxed albums, largely complete from 1971 to 1996, also incl. 2000-2001 both Christmas ''The Post Office'' Smiler sheets, mainly fine. (100s)
1499 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.46 Regionals right margin book with cylinder B26 B5 pB55, trimmed at foot but very scarce. Photo.
210 £290
Postal History and Covers: 1840 (May 7) stampless entire from Liverpool to Edinburgh, with ''1'' and ''Paid'' marking in red, enclosed message ends ''Have you seen the new postage envelopes? I think they are very clumsy things'', an interesting contemporary opinion on the release of the Mulready. Photo.
526 | £920
1840: 2d. blue plate 1 BC-BD pair, GA, GK, JD, OC-OD pair, OI, QF, RL, used, all with full margins, mainly good to fine.
894 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine lightly mounted mint, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 265, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1208 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of unmounted mint Machin varieties, comprising 1967-70 1/2d. phosphor omitted, 1971-96 1/2p. with one side band, 9d. with phosphor omitted (2), Northern Ireland 1971-93 9p. phosphor omitted, also 1969 Cooks 4d. pane uncoated paper. (6)
1500 | £130
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.60 Birthday Box corrected rates selection with left margin plain and cylinder, and right margin plain (2) and cylinder, also with £1.46 Seahorses corrected rate left margin plain and cylinder (2), and right margin plain (3) and cylinder (2), occasional trace of trimming otherwise fine. (13)
212 £210
Postal History and Covers: 1841 to 1859, a collection of fourteen stampless covers (no letters) from correspondence to General Sir William Gardiner, most addressed to Gardiner in Gibraltar or Claremont and annotated with names of sender, incl. marked ''O.H.M.S.'', red Paid marks, an interesting group. General Sir Robert William Gardiner, G.C.B., G.C.H. (1781-1864) was aide-de-camp to George IV, William IV and Queen Victoria, serving as Governor of Gibraltar from 1848 to 1855 after a distinguished military career that included the Battles of Salamanca, Vitoria, Orthez and Waterloo during the Napoleonic Wars.
527 £220
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 BD, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
895 £95
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine mint, gum toning and small crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 265, cat. £1,000. Photo.
1209 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of unmounted mint Machins with errors, incl. regionals, 1967-70 5d. imperf. pair, etc., mainly fine. (approx. 100)
1501 £60
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.70 (£1.55) Letters Abroad left margin book with cylinder B14, fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB36, cat. £300. Photo.
213 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1843 (Oct. 19) entire to Usk bearing 1841 1d. red-brown ED, with ample to enormous margins, displaying portions of adjoining images at base and right, tied by fine upright strike of black Maltese Cross, with Abergavenny datestamp on the reverse and ''TOO LATE'' on front, scarce on stamped cover. Photo.
528 £420
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 ED-EE fine used pair with good to very large margins and black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
896 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine, fine used with near complete ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s. S.G. 265, cat. £500. Photo.
1210 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in five albums and loose, incl. range of f.d.c's, 1995 to 2000, a few year books, Isle of Man 1973-2003 range of f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
1502 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.70 Write Now original rate left margin book with cylinder B19, fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB34, cat. £425. Photo.
214 £260
Postal History and Covers: 1843 (Dec. 24) 1d. pink postal stationery envelope uprated with 1d. red-brown plate 39 KI, with large even margins, each cancelled by a neat strike of the ''2'' in Maltese Cross, also with small illustration of a flower on reverse. Photo.
529 | £680
1840 2d. blue plate 1, six examples from the stock of Donald Forbes-Smith, all with good margins and comprising EH, IK, NA and OH with red Maltese Crosses, and LJ and QJ with black Maltese Crosses, some small imperfections not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. (6)
897 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green, mint, heavy hinges and one or two small creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1213 | £40
Queen Elizabeth II: A 1950s to 1960s collection of Commemorative issues in a Devon album, mint and used, incl. 1953 Coronation f.d.c., phosphor issues, a few traffic light blocks, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1503 £110
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Counter Booklets: £1.80 Linnean Society correct cover left margin book variety miscut, with cylinder B13, trimmed at foot as usual, scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB45A, cat. £600. Photo.
215 £90
Postal History and Covers: 1848 (Jan. 13) entire from Bolton to Derby with a superb strike of the rare Bolton ''PAID/1'' in red with double arc datestamp at left. Photo.
530 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 1 EI in a bright shade, large to enormous margins showing large portions of the adjoining impressions at left and right cancelled by a very light strike of pale orange-red Maltese Cross. A stunning piece. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
898 £280
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green, mint, slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. £2,000. Photo.
1214 | £2100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mainly unmounted mint collection in an album and two stockbooks, incl. 1958-65 watermark crowns 1s. bistre-brown variety double impression, booklet panes, cylinder blocks with 1961 2d. blue phosphor cylinder 29 no dot block of six, coils, etc. (100s)
1508 | £450
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 3 to 5D selection of scarce books incl. type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. bar code 200101 cylinder B30 pB81, type 3 Questa 10 x 19p. with scarce torn perfs., type 3B Harrison 10 x 14p. with experimental folding (3, incl. B27 pB81), type 4 Walsall 4 x 1st W2W4 + bar (2), type 4 Walsall Double Head 10 x 20p. W1W2W1 blind at base and W1W2W1 + bar, type 5 Walsall 10 x 1st low OBA W3W3W3 and W5W5W4, both in sets of three incl. blind at base and bar books, type 5A Walsall 4 x 1st W3W4W4 with one number at top row (2, one with broken ''4''), type 5B Questa 10 x 1st Q5Q5 with 989 perf. type in the margin, type 5B Walsall 4 x 2nd W6W6 blind at base, type 5D Walsall 4 x 1st W10W21W14 normal and blind at base, etc. (26)
218 £200
Postal History and Covers: 1860 (Apr. 28) stampless cover addressed to ''Mr. Henry Hope Officials Assignee, Leeds'' with manuscript ''2'' with London datestamp, manuscript note ''Hope I must have back my house & furniture what you robbed humbuged (sic) and swindled me out of. H. Armstrong'' on address panel, most unusual. Photo.
533 £320
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 JG-JH fine used pair with close to large margins and light red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
900 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green used with neat ''GUERNSEY/JY 1/11'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 266, cat. £825. Photo.
1215 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A selection of graphite and phosphor issues on leaves and a stockbook, incl. 1957 Graphite set in cylinder blocks of six, also set of f.d.c's with cachets, 1959 phosphor-graphite set on two f.d.c's with cachets, coils, booklet panes, minor varieties, etc. (few 100s)
1509 | £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3A selection of scarce Harrison books with varnished yellow strips, all with cylinder numbers comprising 4 x 14p. B26 pB82 (rotary perf.), 4 x 19p. B16, 10 x 14p. B29 pB81 and B30 pB81, and 10 x 19p. B17 and B17 + bar. (6)
219 £110
Postal History and Covers: Anglo-Boer War, 1900 stampless envelope endorsed ''No stamps available'' and sent by Press Censor Major W.D. Jones, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regt. to his wife in London with ''T'' charge mark cancelled by London Foreign Branch ''A01'' barred oval with ''13 FE 00'' Paid in red.
534 £650
1840 2d. blue plate 1 KJ fine with clear to enormous margins, tied to small piece solely by ''TROWBRIDGE/MR 3/1844'' c.d.s. S.G. 5h, cat. £10,000. Photo.
901 £210
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green vertical pair, good used with parcel cancellations. S.G. 266, cat. £1,650+. Photo.
1216 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of unmounted mint Wildings on leaves, incl. wide range of watermark varieties, 1952-54 to 1s.6d., 1955-58 to 1s.6d., 1958-65 selection, 1958-61 to 41/2d., etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1510 £95
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 4 Double Head Questa 10 x 20p. on ACP paper DP151, trace of trimming at foot otherwise fine, very scarce. Photo.
220 £880
Postal History and Covers: Bristol: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in an album, incl. 1670 entire to London, ''6'' rate mark, with ''NO/14'' Bishopmark on the reverse, 1698 entire to London, with manuscript ''7'' rate mark, London ''OC/24'' Bishopmark, 1769 entire to Berwick, bearing on reverse ''BRIS/TOL'' in ''B'', 1802 cover to Edinburgh, bearing dated milage mark, 1840 1d. Mulready letter sheet used 1840 (Nov. 13) to Hull, etc. (81)
535 £600
1840 2d. blue plate 1 LI-LK used strip of three with close to good margins and neat red Maltese Crosses, vertical crease between LI-LJ clear of stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
902 £110
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green fine used with neat ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s. S.G. 266, cat. £825. Photo.
1218 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1957 Watermark St. Edward's Crown graphite 2d. light red-brown pair from the top right corner of the sheet, one with variety line at left (as seen from back) other without line, stamps are unmounted (mounted in margin only), minor staining on one, otherwise fine. S.G. 564a. Photo.
1511 | £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 4 Double Head Walsall 4 x 15p. W2W2 normal perf., blind at base and bar books, scarce printing. (3)
225 £240
Channel Islands: Jersey: Postal History and Covers: 1897 (Mar. 12) 2d. registered envelope addressed to Rufisque, Senegal, additionally franked 1887-92 1/2d. vermilion and 41/2d., tied by ''409'' barred numeral and oval ''REGISTERED/JERSEY'' also ''GRANVILLE/MANCHE'' c.d.s., a scarce destination. Photo.
536 £600
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 LJ-LK pair, with large even margins, used with neat black Maltese Crosses, very fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. DS5, cat. £2,000. Photo.
903 £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green used with registered oval datestamp, fine. S.G. 266, cat. £825. Photo.
1220 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 Watermark Multiple Crowns 4d. deep ultramarine variety double impression, one or two light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photocopy of Brandon certificate (2001) for a block of five. S.G. 576ae, unpriced, Spec. S85b. Photo.
1512 | £350
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 selection of scarce Walsall books, all with 'sickle tabs' incl. 4 x 2nd W1W1W1 + bar, 4 x 1st perf. 14 low OBA W1W1W1 + bar, W1W2W2 + bar, 10 x 2nd plain, 10 x 1st ACP W1W1W1 + bar, 10 x 1st low OBA W1W1W1 + bar, etc. (17)
227 | £700
Postal History and Covers: Manchester: 1781-1893 collection of mainly covers in an album, incl. 1785 entire to Wakefield, bearing two line ''MAN/CHESTER'' (Willcocks 25), 1824 cover to Rochdale bearing red boxed ''Too Late/N.P.'', 1840 1d. Mulready envelope A141 used 1840 (May 15) to Warrington, 1840 (Oct. 30) cover to Liverpool, franked by 1840 1d. plate 2 IB, etc., varied condition. (54 items)
537 £170
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 MG-MH used pair with close to good margins and black Maltese Crosses, MG has vertical crease and crease between, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
904 £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue £1 dull blue-green used with registered oval datestamps, fine. S.G. 266, cat. £825. Photo.
1221 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1959 phosphor-graphite issue, a selection, incl. basic set to 41/2d., 1/2d. to 41/2d. with 6mm bands at left, 1/2d. to 41/2d. with 6mm bands at right, 2d. error of watermark, 41/2d. with one 9.5mm band, 41/2d. with phosphor bands additionally printed on back, etc., mainly fine. (29)
1513 £90
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with 'sickle tab, a W2W1W2 + bar example, scarce. Photo.
228 | £70
Postal History and Covers: Maritime Mail: 1811 (Nov. 11) entire from Charleston U.S.A. to Liverpool, readdressed to Kendal, with manuscript ''3/8'' rate mark, 1826 cover from Copenhagen to London, bearing ''Oz at 6s/8d. per Oz'', 1830 entire from Montrose to Hamburg bearing ''POST PAID SHIP LETTER/LONDON'' datestamp in red, 1842 cover from Batavia to Glasgow, with two strikes of unframed ''SHIP LETTER'' on the reverse. (4 items)
538 £450
1840 2d. pale bright blue (a vivid shade) plate 1 NH, good to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining impression at left, cancelled by neat near complete red Maltese Cross, trivial bend. A very striking stamp. Photo.
906 £140
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dull purple on 'Dickinson' coated paper, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 301, cat. £425. Photo.
1222 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite set in cylinder blocks of six (two of each), lightly hinged on two 1/2d., one 1/12d., one 3d., two 4d. and three 41/2d., the oters all fine unmounted, mainly fine. (16 blocks)
1514 £80
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 Walsall 10 x 2nd with 'sickle tab, a W2W2 + bar example, scarce. Photo.
230 £230
Postal History and Covers: Military Mail: 1882 to 1901, eight covers incl. 1882 cover from a sailor on H.M.S. Eurylus to England, franked by 1881 1d. lilac (2), 1885 cover from a Naval cadet in Montevideo on board H.M.S. Triumph, addressed to England, franked by 1881 1d. lilac (4), 1901 Portuguese stationery card from a sailor aboard H.M.S. Sappho at Lourenco Marques to Uruguay, franked by 1881 1d. lilac, etc.
539 £400
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 NK-NL fine used pair with ample to large margins and light red Maltese Crosses. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
909 £60
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue used with neat c.d.s., pressed horizontal crease, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 319, cat. £600. Photo.
1223 £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. light red-brown error of watermark in a cylinder ''17'' no dot block of six, perf. type C, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 605a, Spec. S43a, cat. £1,250. Photo.
1515 £60
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5A Walsall 10 x 1st on ACP paper DP160, a W5W5W4 + bar example, scarce. Photo.
234 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Railways: A collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. Station cancellations, R.P.O's, T.P.O's, etc. (50 items)
540 £650
1840 2d. blue plate 1 OK and PK-PL pair used on 1840 (June) piece from Bishop Auckland to London, all with good to large margins, tied by red Maltese Crosses, very fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
910 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House £1 deep green fine used with Jersey c.d.s. S.G. 320, cat. £750. Photo.
1225 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 phosphor-graphite 3d. variety two phosphor bands plus a central 4mm band all reacting yellow under uv, from the Post Office research station at Dollis Hill, fine mint. S.G. Spec. ST7 var. Photo.
1518 | £300
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 5(S)1 to 10 selection of scarce books incl. type 5(S)1 Walsall 10 x 1st W24W13W18, type 5(S)2 Walsall 4 x 1st shiny inside cover W13W23W20, type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 4 x 1st W5W10W9W1, type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 10 x 1st W11W10W12 + bar, type 7(2)A Rupert Walsall 10 x 1st W31W19W23, type 7(13) W.H. Smith Walsall 10 x 1st W49W36W41, type 9A Walsall 4 x 2nd W14W19, type 9E Walsall 4 x 2nd W5, type 10D Walsall 4 x 38p. W2, etc. (18)
237 £110
Channel Islands: Sark: 1890 (Oct. 1) mourning cover to England, franked by 1881 1d. lilac cancelled by ''965'' barred numeral with ''SARK/A'' c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
541 £400
1840 2d. blue plate 1 PB-PC strip of three, PC just touched at top, otherwise close to good margins, used with black Maltese Crosses, PC and PD with minor thins, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
911 £100
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House £1 deep green used with registered ovals, one or two small creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 320, cat. £750. Photo.
1226 | £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1960-67 issue, a specialised unmounted mint collection in a binder, incl. wide range of phosphor varieties with 21/2d. type II one blue band at left on whiter paper variety applied typo, 3d. green phosphor watermark inverted with one 8mm band (2), 3d. blue phosphor block of four on whiter paper with error one band on each stamp, 10d. violet phosphor with one 9.5mm band, range of booklet panes with 1d. green phosphor watermark upright pane of six with one 8mm. band on each stamp, 3d. blue phosphor watermark sideways pane of four with one broad band on each stamp, etc., mainly fine. (100s)
1523 | £600
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 8(1) to 10E specialised collection loose in a box, with denominated and NVI books arranged in order of issue, with plain and cylinder books, cut and torn perfs., yellow and blue fluors, smooth and rough inside covers, translucent papers, gum changes, 6.5mm and 9mm bands, with type 8 unfolded loose panes, Millennium books, some duplication, etc. (few 100s)
238 | £380
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in an album, incl. 1842 cover from Greenock to London, franked by 1840 1d. black JK, 1842 entire from Dundalk to Edinburgh, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown PC cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with two line ''MISSENT/TO PERTH'', 1842 cover to Lasswade, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown plate 16 PD, cancelled by Perth Maltese Cross, Scots Locals, etc. (238)
542 £450
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 PF-PH used strip of three with good to large margins and neat black Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
912 £500
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1908 (Aug.) 2s.0d. booklet with Post Office adverts printed in red, all panes with inverted wmks, slightly rusted staples and front cover fault otherwise fine (S.G. BA4, cat. £3,400), also 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 103, with all panes watermark upright, mixed perfs. and small cover imperfections. Photo.
1227 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 6d. deep claret on whiter paper with blue phosphor bands applied typo, small light gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S111a, cat. £450. Photo.
1525 | £920
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: An accumulation with types SB1 to SB6 incl. Christmas books, both plain and cylinder examples, issues to 2013, plus business sheet front panels, a few duplicates, etc. (few 100s)
239 £70
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1757 and 1813 entires, former bearing on reverse unframed ''CHANCEIN'', latter bearing circular ''CHANCE/INN'', fine.
543 £120
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 PI (lower-left corner lines recut), small to good margins, lightly struck black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. DS5g. Photo.
914 | £520
King George V: A used collection in an album, extensive range of shades, incl. Downey Heads with 1911-12 1/2d. die 1B very deep green, bluish green, 1912 (Jan.) 1d. die II aniline scarlet, 1912-24 1d. Q for O, 1d. inverted Q for O, 11/2d. ''PENCF'', 21/2d. royal blue, 3d. used on piece with ''DUBLIN'' temporary postmark, 6d. perf. 14, 1913 Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., range of Seahorses to 10s., etc., slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1228 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor 11/2d. pane of six with blue phosphor bands, watermark inverted, cream paper, with one 8mm band on each stamp, mixed perfs., unmounted mint, fine. S.G. Spec SB72ab, cat. £400. Photo.
1526 | £85
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: A selection of imperf. items with type SB1(2) Walsall 6 x 1st plain and cylinder W2pW1 books (both with creasing), and SB7(2) and SB8(2) business sheet front panels with 4 x 1st and 4 x 2nd imperf. blocks of four. (4 items)
241 | £140
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1860 to 1870, a selection of covers (5), all with Greenock dotted circles, incl. scarce type 3, good to fine.
545 £400
1840 2d. steel-blue plate 1 TH, used example with good to very large margins, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, trivial corner bend at lower left, otherwise a very fine example with attractive colour. S.G. Spec. DS4. Ex Mairi Bury. Photo.
915 | £480
King George V: An unmounted mint selection, incl. range of shades, controls, 194-36 set in pairs, etc., mainly fine. (161)
1229 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. carmine-red pane of six with blue phosphor bands, variety broad bands at left, fine mint. S.G. Spec. SB87 var. Photo.
1528 £230
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SB1(7)A ''The Real Network'' Walsall 6 x 1st variety imperforate, a cylinder W2pW2 example, cut slightly obliquely, very scarce. Photo.
242 | £190
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1866 to 1893, a selection of covers (5) and cards (3), all with Dundee dotted circles, incl. scarce types A3 and A4, good to fine.
546 | £700
1840: 2d. blue plate 2 AC, BH, DK, FC on 1840 (Nov. 18) cover, GI, PG, TG (cut into at base), all except one with full margins, fair to fine.
916 | £280
King George V: A collection of mint controls on leaves, mainly singles but with some pairs and blocks, mostly the 1912-24 issue with 1d. (approx. 220), 11/2d. (80), 2d. (11), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 5d., 6d. (2), also Downey Heads, 1924-26 selection, range of perf. types and shades, etc. (100s)
1230 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. carmine-red pane of six with one blue phosphor band, whiter paper, watermark inverted, with variety bands shifted leftwards to centre, mixed perfs., unmounted mint, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. SB89a var. Photo.
1532 | £380
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Greetings Booklets: A collection to 1998, loose and on leaves, with a wide range of cylinder books, also with Christmas books 1984 to 2000, both plain and with cylinder numbers. (approx. 210)
243 £150
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: 1870 (Aug. 28) mourning envelope (part of flap missing) to Alford, Aberdeenshire, franked by 1864-79 1d. plate 117 MG, tied by West Hartlepool duplex, with a clear strike of the rare ''ALFORD'' dotted circle on the reverse. Photo.
547 £230
1840 2d. blue plate 2 AG used with small to large margins and an almost complete strike of the distinctive Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross pressed crease, otherwise fine. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. DS8ve. Photo.
917 | £190
King George V: A collection of mainly unmounted control singles and multiples, incl. values to 1s., mainly fine. (28 items)
1231 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. carmine-red pane of six with one blue phosphor bands, whiter paper, with one 4mm band at right but omitted on stamps 3 and 6, mixed perfs., unmounted mint, minor crease affecting two stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. SB89b, unpriced. Photo.
1533 | £240
The Cam Grosjean Collection of Decimal Machins: Prestige Booklets: 1972 to 2014 (Apr.) Prestige booklets complete, plus a few with exhibition overprints on the cover. (68)
244 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Scotland: Isle of Bute: 1724-1930 a selection of covers (4) and cards (6), incl. 1724 entire addressed to ''The Laird of Askog at his house on the Isle of Bute, to the care of the postmaster and to be forwarded by him at Greenock to Thomas Anderson at Largs'', 1829 and 1833 covers both bearing straight line ''ROTHSAY'', 1910 postcard franked by K.E.VII 1/2d. tied by Rothsay c.d.s., with violet ''KERRYCROY/ROTHESAY'' datestamp, 1913 postcard from Rothesay unstamped with handstruck ''1d.'', etc.
548 £260
1840 2d. blue plate 2 BB (double ''B'') and BD used on 1842 (June 20) cover to Bedale, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, BB just shaved at right otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
918 | £140
King George V: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. bright yellow-green unmounted mint with R.P.S. certificate (2003), 1924 Wembley 1d. in a mint corner block of four, one showing tail to ''N'' in ''EXHIBITION'', etc. (few 100s)
1232 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor type 21/2d. type II, watermark upright, whiter paper, bands reacting blue, pane of six with two narrow bands over perforations, mixed perfs., fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. SB89c, unpriced. Photo.
1537 | £2000
Queen Elizabet II: Decimal Machins: A comprehensive collection in two Connoisseur albums, two stockbooks, two files of new issues and loose, incl. pre-decimal, papers, shades, value types and settings, phosphor screens, missing phosphors, short or inset bands, interrupted bands, NFV, 2006 1st. gold with phosphor omitted, 2011 W.W.F. 5p., 10p., 67p. and 97p. pane showing lower row with short bands, top row 67p. short band, miniature sheets, regionals, postage due 1982 2p. bright blue on phosphorised paper, Post and Go with 2010, 2011, 2011-14 Birds sets, also a few prestige booklets, etc. (many 100s)
245 £180
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: 1809 (Dec. 4) entire from Duanesburgh (New York county), addressed to Scarborough, with manuscript ''2/2'', ''Paid 17'' and ''Postage paid to N York 17/100'', bearing a good strike of the Falmouth ''AMERICA/F'' mark in blue-green. Contents refer to Niagara Falls and of the death of the writer's baby. Photo.
549 £110
1840 2d. blue plate 2 CC, close to large margins, used with near complete strike of black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
919 | £1100
King George V: A mint collection of singles and multiples in two stockbooks with a few Downey Heads incl. 1d. die 2 imperf. paper trial pairs (2), wide range of control pieces incl. 1912-24 wmk. Royal Cypher 11/2d. ''Q 21'' (imperf.) pair wide setting, 2d. die II ''S 21'' (imperf.) pair, 3d. ''B.13'' perf. type 2A strips of three (2), 1924-26 wmk. Block Cypher 11/2d. ''D 25'' strip of three with [R. 20/3] showing coloured mark on fin and white spot (S.G. Spec. N35p), 5d. ''H 27'' pair, 9d. non-control pieces incl. sixteen unmounted mint stamps, wide range of shades throughout, etc., mixed condition but mainly fine, many unmounted. (100s)
1234 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1954 (Mar.) 2s.6d. booklet, some trimmed perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. F15, cat. £325. Photo.
1538 | £220
Decimal Machins: An unmounted selection, comprising 1971-96 Harrison photo FCP/PVAD 3p. ultramarine right marginal block of four with two stamps imperf. between horizontally, 3p. ultramarine imperf. pair, 3p. ultramarine corner block of six with misperforation, 16p. olive-drab imperf. single, pair and block of four, 18p. deep olive-grey imperf. pair, 24p. chestnut strip of four with left stamp completely imperf. and next stamp partially imperf., 24p. chestnut imperf. pair, also 1941-42 1/2d., 2d. and 21/2d. booklet panes of six, 1943 (Nov.) 2s.6d. incomplete booklet, 1967-70 8d. corner block of six showing the 'missing pearl' variety (mounted), mixed condition. (14 items)
246 | £680
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: 1828 to 1831, a collection of covers from the Buenos Aires Packet in an album, incl. handstruck ''Oz at 14/perf Oz'' (4), Falmouth unframed ''BUENOS AIRES/O'' (4), with reference material, etc. (11 items)
550 £90
1840 2d. blue plate 2 CF, used with small to good margins, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, one or two tiny thins in the lower margin, otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. Spec. DS8. Ex Moon. Photo.
920 £260
King George V: Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1911 Bradbury, Wilkinson specimen stamp proof in blue on thin glazed paper (116 x 145mm), denominated ''4'', fine and unusual. Photo.
1236 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1959 (Sept.) 3s. graphite lined booklet, all panes watermark upright, 11/2d. pane with very fine perfs. S.G. M14g. Photo.
1540 £550
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 1970 (ca.) Harrison photogravure large Machin head proof (208 x 263mm), in green on ungummed OCP like paper, fine, rarely seen in this colour. Photo.
247 £400
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: 1836 entire from Buenos Aires to London ''p. Curlew'', landed at Torcross beach and taken to the post office at the village of Stokenham where handstamped boxed ""Dartmouth/Penny Post"" and ""No 1"", subsequently receiving ''DARTMOUTH/SHIP LETTER'' (Rob. S 3) and Dartmouth datestamp at main office. Also 1829 entire letter landed at Stokenham and prepaid to Portugal with ""Dartmouth/Penny Post"" and ""No. 1"" handstamps, Stokenham, never having been granted its own ship letter handstamp. (2 items) Photo.
551 £320
1840 2d. blue plate 2 DD-DE used pair, left hand margin repaired, otherwise with good to enormous margins displaying traces of three adjoining impressions, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, with faults but of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
921 £110
King George V: 1914 (ca.) 'Admiral' photogravure imperf. essays on ungummed white wove paper, believed to be by the Rembrandt Intaglio Printing Co. Ltd. of Lancaster, three with decorative border in deep green, red and blue respectively, another larger format in back without decorative border, also imperf. photogravure colour trial in scarlet, fine with large part gum. (5 items) Photo.
1237 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1959 (Oct.) 3s. graphite lined booklet, all panes watermark upright, good to fine perfs. S.G. M15g. Photo.
1541 | £130
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 1973 Machin head trials, four imperf. examples in blue, light blue, lilac (creased) and pale lilac, on thin ungummed proofing paper, also 2005(c.) perforated zero (''00'') value Machin in old gold.
248 £350
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Falmouth: 1842 cover to Manchester rated ''2/5'' with ms. endorsements ''B.A. 16 March 42'' and p packet'' and showing scarce ''BUENOS AYRES/O'' mark in green. Photo.
553 £240
1840 2d. blue plate 2 HD-HE used pair with close to good margins and black Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
922 £210
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: Essays: Engraver's sketch die for the unissued 4d. value, die 2 head with shaded background, uncleared die proof in orange on thick unwatermarked wove paper, cut close as usual, large rub to design, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. Vol. 2 page 91 fig. 24a, cat. £5,500. Photo.
1238 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1960 (Feb.) 3s. graphite lined booklet, 1d. and 11/2d. panes watermark inverted, 11/2d. pane with fine perfs. S.G. M19g. Photo.
1545 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 14p. grey-blue Harrison photo PCP/PVAD cylinder block of six showing part of gutter pair below, caused by guillotining error, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X946. Photo.
249 £100
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Penzance: 1823 (Sept. 17) entire from Buenos Aires to London, bearing on reverse ''BUENOS/AYRES'' and ''FRANCE'' in red, and fine step type ''PENZANCE/SHIP LETTER''. Photo.
554 £300
1840 2d. blue plate 2 HJ (double ''H''), good to large margins, used with Irish ''232'' numeral, fine. S.G. Spec. DS8xc. Photo.
923 | £230
First Day Covers: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown, a group comprising 1/2d. pale green used on postcard and covers (3, one a Junior Philatelic Society sheet, used to U.S.A. with London 1911 (June 22) first day machine cancellation), 1d. carmine-red used on two covers and 1/2d. and 1d. used on postcard, all used on the first day, fair to fine.
1239 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 1954 (Mar.) 5s. booklet with extra 11/2d. pane, mixed perfs., fine. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. H7a. Photo.
1546 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 14p. deep blue Walsall litho FCP/PVA in se-tenant pair with 19p. bright orange-red, variety phosphor omitted, ex £1 Great Expectations booklet, fine unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. X1051EY, X1052EY, cat £520. Photo.
250 | £1650
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: A collection of covers, cards and stamps in six albums, incl. Bath with 1840 1d. Mulready envelope A135 used 1840 (July) to Timsbury, 1790 cover with straight line ''BRUTON'' in red on reverse, 1840 1d. Mulready envelope to Dursley with red Maltese Cross and ''BRUTON'' u.d.c., Langport 1840 (Oct. 24) cover to Sherborne, franked by 1840 1d. black plate 4 FC, Castle Cary, Shepton Mallet 1823 covers (2) both with ''Shept. Mallet/5th Clause Post'', Taunton, Wells 1721 etire to London, bearing on reverse a fine albino ''WELLS'', Wincanton 1775 entire to Stowey, bearing on reverse two line ''WINCAUN/TON'', milage marks, Penny Post, etc. (few 100s)
555 | £420
1840 2d. blue plate 2 IL, KG, KH, MH, RC, used, fair to good.
924 £140
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. deep bright yellow-green in an unmounted mint block of six (3 x 2), one or two gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2015), retail price £1,170. Hendon certificate (2017) for a block of nine. S.G. Spec. N1 var. Photo.
1240 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: A mainly unmounted mint collection in an album, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow set, De La Rue set, 1959-68 De La Rue set, plate blocks of four, etc., mainly fine. (170)
1547 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 15p. bright blue Double Head Harrison photo FC/PVAD, variety imperforate in a top margin vertical pair, trace of indentations at foot and a few at lower left, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1467a, cat. £2,750. Photo.
251 | £400
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: A collection of covers, cards and a few stamps in an album, incl. 1780 cover to Eltham, bearing on reverse two line ''GLASTON/BURY'', 1840 (Nov.) cover to Basingstoke, franked by 1840 1d. black JD, 1843 cover to London, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown plate 30 SJ tied by black Maltese Cross, with Glastonbury skeleton datestamp on the reverse, etc. (38 items)
556 £200
1840 2d. blue plate 2 JI-JK strip of three (JI cut into), used on 1841 (July 28) cover within London, tied by black Maltese Crosses, a few cover faults.
925 £250
King George V: 1911–12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. green error perf. 14, fine used with neat Great Yarmouth ''JU 18/11'' c.d.s. on picture postcard, scarce. S.G. 322a. Photo.
1241 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: A collection on leaves, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow set in vertical pairs unmounted mint, De La Rue set mint, £1 used blocks of four (2), 1959-68 De La Rue set unmounted mint, etc. (143)
1548 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 16p. olive-drab Harrison photo ACP/PVAD, right vertical pair variety imperforate, adjoining pair partly imperforate in a fine unmounted mint block of twelve (6 x 2). S.G. X949a. Photo.
252 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: Bridgwater: A collection of covers and stamps in an album, incl. 1706 entire (repaired) to London, bearing on reverse the rare straight line ''BRI.WATER'' and London ''MY/13'' Bishopmark, 1840 1d. Mulready letter sheet A35 used on June 15 1840 with ''Too late'' both in red, etc. (32 items)
557 £190
1840 2d. blue plate 2 NC-NE strip of three, close to good margins, black Maltese Crosses, NC badly creased, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
926 £260
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. green with error perf. 14, used on a picture postcard with clear ''GT. YARMOUTH/AU 17/11'' c.d.s., small fault at foot. S.G. 322a. Photo.
1242 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: A collection of unmounted mint and used Castles on stock pages, incl. 1955 Waterlow set unmounted mint, 1958 De La Rue £1 mint, set used, 1959 De La Rue set unmounted mint, etc., mainly fine. (68)
1549 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 201/2p. ultramarine Harrison photo PCP/PVAD, unmounted mint left hand marginal block of six, showing lower pair and pair above partly perforated (indents), fine. S.G. 961 var. Photo.
253 | £95
Postal History and Covers: Surrey: Farnham, a collection of covers on leaves, prestamp to K.G.V, incl. straight line ''FARNHAM'' on 1777 entire, milage marks, Penny Post with 1841 1d., later with outlying villages, K.E.VII postcards, 1915 Farnham temporary rubber cancellation on postcard, some duplicates. (27)
558 £150
1840 2d. blue plate 2 PK-PL used pair with close to very margins and black Maltese Crosses, PK has slight corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
928 | £140
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 1B watermark Simple Cypher 1/2d. pale green and 1/2d. green with inverted wmk. in two booklet panes of six (the second without selvedge), both with good perfs. all round, the pane without selvedge with a few light tone spots on perfs. on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 334Wi, 335Wi, cat. (as singles) £1,080.
1243 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d. to £1 set, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 536a-39a, cat. £600. Photo.
1550 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st. olive-brown Millennium definitive, perf. 15 x 14 Walsall printing from booklets, variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint left marginal single (S.G. 2124cEy, cat. £500, EC F2097PHa, around 50 known), also Questa 2000 booklet with 10 x 1st. olive-brown Millennium definitive, perf. 14, variety phosphor omitted, and 2010 1st class self adhesive PIP gold stamp ex business sheet variety phosphor omitted (S.G. 2655EY), cat £250.
255 £380
Postal History and Covers: Uniform One Penny Postage: 1840 (Jan. 10) first day prepaid cover from Dunfermline to Sterling, bearing ''P'' in red ink and handstruck ''1'' in black, with clear Dunfermline datestamp of January 10 on the reverse, exceptionally rare. Photo.
559 £750
1840 2d. blue plate 2 RK, clear to good margins, used with Dorchester c.d.s., fine. R.P.S. certificate (1982). S.G. 5h, cat. £10,000. Photo.
929 £80
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 2 1d. imperf. paper trial pair on wove paper with no watermark, used. R.P.S. certificate states ''obliterated by favour, did not pass through the post''. Photo.
1244 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to £1 set in unmounted mint lower left corner singles, each showing two plate dots in the bottom margin, fine. S.G. Spec. T3a, T10b, T16a, T22a, cat. £490. Photo.
1551 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: A selection on leaves, incl. values to £10 (cylinder block of four), cylinder blocks, gutter pairs, self-adhesive, etc. (324)
257 | £60
Postal History and Covers: World Wars I and II selection of covers and cards in a cover album, incl. A.P.O's and F.P.O's, censor marks and labels with Irish, etc. An inventory is included. (44 items)
560 £170
1840 2d. blue plate 2 SD-SE used pair with small to large margins and red Maltese Crosses, MG has vertical crease and crease between, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
931 | £210
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, an unmounted mint selection, comprising 3d. pale dull bluish violet, 3d. deep dull violet, 3d. very deep violet, 4d. grey-green with ''M18'' control (mounted), 4d. bluish grey-green, 4d deep grey-green, and 6d. perf. 14 reddish purple (mounted), slightly mixed condition. Each (except the last) with Hendon certificate (2018). (10)
1247 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: A small group of unmounted mint varieties, comprising 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. variety reddish brown omitted in a block of four, 1967 Christmas 3d. in a horizontal imperforate proof pair with phosphor bands, 1983 Christmas 121/2p. variety imperforate horizontal pair, and 1983 Christmas 16p. marginal strip of three with the left pair imperforate but with indents on the middle stamp, all with imperfections or faults. Photo.
1552 £110
Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN £2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of eight with [R. 18/1] missing ''£'' in value, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1747, a. Photo.
259 £1100
Postal Notices: 1840 (Dec.) ''NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC/Registration of Letters'' , ''On and after the 6th January next a system of Registration will be adopted, which will be applicable to all descriptions of Letters without distinction, whether they contain Coin or Articles of Value or not. The Fee for Registration will be One Shilling, which, together with the Postage, must be paid in advance''. A very rare notice (212 x 344mm). Photo.
561 £280
1840 Rainbow Colour Trials: Second trial plate state 2, single in red-brown on thin wove paper, close at upper left otherwise good to large margins, thinned area at left. S.G. Spec. DP20 state 2(c), cat. from £4,000. Photo.
932 | £270
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a mint selection, comprising 1d. pale brick red with watermark inverted, 1d. very deep bright carmine, 11/2d. pair with one ''PENCF'' variety, 11/2d. deep orange brown with ''U23'' control unmounted, 2d. deep bright orange unmounted, 2d. deep reddish orange unmounted, 2/12d. bright blue unmounted, 21/2d. deep bright blue and 1s. deep bistre-brown unmounted with ''S21'' control, slightly mixed condition. Each (except for the pair) with an R.P.S. or Hendon certificate (2010 or 2018). (10)
1248 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: A group of unmounted minor varieties, incl. 1966 Landscapes 1s.3d. with shift of greenish yellow, 1970 Anniversaries 1s. corner traffic light block of ten with minor shift of green, 1970 British Rural Architecture 1s.6d. upper marginal strip of five with shift of lilac, 1973 County Cricket 3p. marginal block of six with embossing omitted and smudge of gold on design, 1973 British Paintings 3p. misperforated single, 9p. corner strip of three with minor shift of gold, 1974 British Trees 10p. with shift of black, 1975 Sailing 12p. with minor shift of black, 1979 Christmas 8p. traffic light block of six with various shifts, 1996 Robert Burns 25p. lower marginal strip of three with centre stamp showing partial omission of the yellow background, etc., some with normals for comparison, mainly fine. (62)
1553 £120
Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN £2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six (2 x 3) with [R. 18/1] missing ''£'' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. 1747, a. Photo.
263 £60
Mail to Overseas Destinations: Switzerland: 1858 (Sept. 5) cover from Bradford to poste restante, Lausanne, Switzerland, bearing 1855-57 4d. pair paying the 8d. rate. Photo.
563 | £700
1841 1d. red-brown, a used accumulation in a folder, incl. part reconstructions, some plated, pairs and strips, cancellations, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
933 | £120
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a mint selection, comprising 11/2d. with ''PENCF'' variety, 2d. deep bright orange unmounted, 3d. dull bluish violet, 3d. dull reddish violet unmounted, 3d. very deep violet with ''T22'' control, and 4d. bluish grey-green, slightly mixed condition. Each (except for the PENCF variety) with Hendon certificate (2018). (10)
1249 £160
A group of unmounted mint varities, each with normal for comparison, comprising 1970 Christmas 5d. with emerald omitted, 1971 Christmas 71/2p. with gold omitted, 1972 Explorers 3p. with gold omitted, and 3p. with gold and embossing omitted, fine. (4)
1554 £500
Decimal Machins: Booklets: 10p. to £2 specialised collection of machine booklets in five albums incl. perf. types, many with cylinder numbers, miscut books, missing phosphors, scarce incl. 10p. Northern Ireland miscut, 50p. London Zoo 1 missing phosphor cylinder B21B4B30, £1 Dickens 2 comb perf. plain and cylinder B6B21pB78, £1 Mills 3 missing phosphor plain book, £1 End of the War 2 yellow fluor plain book, £1 red cover 1996 (July) incorrect rates with square-sided ellipse cylinder Q3s, £2 Postal Vehicles 1 miscut cylinder B3, £2 red cover 1996 (July) incorrect rates with rounded ellipse cylinder Q2s, etc., duplication in places.
265 | £2000
Used Abroad: A mainly Q.V. collection on leaves, with values to 5s., incl. Argentina, Boer War Offices, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Crimea, Cuba, Danish West Indies, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Gibraltar, Haiti, Levant, Malta, Nicaragua, Peru, Peurto Rico, etc., mixed condition. (170)
564 | £600
1841 1d. red-brown, a collection in an album, all with black Maltese Crosses, incl. plate 20 OF with number ''6'' in Cross, plate 24 part reconstruction, 1844 (Jan.) cover with PK-QL block of four, shades, etc. (few 100s)
934 | £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, a mint selection, comprising 11/2d. dull yellow-brown (mounted), 11/2d. very deep chestnut (mounted), 11/2d. bright orange-brown (mounted), 2d. yellow-orange die 1 (unmounted), 2d. deep bright orange (mounted), 21/2d. bright blue (mounted), 21/2d. deep dull blue (unmounted), 21/2d. powder blue with inverted watermark (unmounted), 5d. brown (mounted), 5d. ginger-brown (mounted corner example), Each except one 11/2d., 21/2d. and one 5d. with R.P.S., others with Hendon certificates (2015) or (2018). (10)
1250 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of Q.E.II errors, incl. 1973 Trees 9p. phosphor omitted, 1973 Christmas 31/2p. black omitted, 1975 Sailing 8p. black omitted, also interesting non-catalogued varieties with 1971 Universities 3p. with lemon shift (Stoneham C202c, cat. £250), etc. (9)
1555 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A collection in three folders, incl. stitched, prestige, folder, window, with 1976 65p. booklets miscut (6), 1978-79 70p. Thatcher booklets (2) left and right selvedge, 70p. Dry-stone walling booklets (2) left and right selvedge, etc. (350 items)
266 | £1350
Used Abroad: A collection of mainly South America in two albums, incl. Brazil with 1867 2s. blue with ''C 81 '' barred oval of Bahia, Chile 1867 9d. straw GK-GL pair, 1867-74 5s. plate 2 EC, EG with ''C 30'' barred ovals, Panama 1873-77 1s. green plate 13 NK-OL block of four with ''C 35'' duplexes, Peru 1867 10d. red-brown MC with Peru 10c., BK, PA, 1867-74 5s. rose FB and BI, Puerto Rico 1867 10d. red-brown CJ, HR with ''C 61'' barred ovals of San Juan, etc., mixed condition. (45)
567 | £650
1841 1d. red-brown, a mostly used selection on leaves, incl. plate 96 KE-LH block of eight with full margins, set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Cross, etc., varied condition. (52)
936 | £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, 1/2d. pale bright green (2, one with watermark inverted and reversed), 1/2d. pale bright yellow-green, unmounted mint, latter has slightly toned gum, otherwise fine. All with Hendon certificates (2018). S.G. Spec. N14.
1252 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 3d., 6d., 1s.3d., large bromide proof (165 x 220mm) of all three values, ex Ernie Carr archive, believed to be unique. S.G. 567 var. Photo.
1556 | £280
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of folded booklets in five albums, incl. 65p. to £1.90, with 70p. Horse-Shoeing selvedge at left (5), 70p Thatching selvedge at left (2), etc. (few 100s)
267 | £1400
Used Abroad: A Q.V. selection, incl. British Levant, Chile 1867 1s. green plate 4 with ''C 37'' of Caldera, Columbia 1876 8d. orange with ''C 35'' of Panama, Cuba 1858-69 2d. plate 13 pair with ''C 88'' of Santiago, Puerto Rico 1873 1s. green plate 7 with ''F 88'' of Ponce, Peru 1869 4d. vermilion plate 11 with ''C 42'' of Islay, 1874-76 6d. grey plate 13 with blue ''C 43'' of Paita, mailboat cancellations, etc. (215)
570 £160
1841 1d. red-brown, two examples on cover to the same address in Cornwall, both with three margins, the first sent 1842 with ''8'' in Maltese Cross and the second sent 1847 with Cardiff ''162'' barred numeral, both unusually tied with ''HAYLEY'' c.d.s, fine. Photo.
937 | £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, 1d. bright rose-carmine, 1d. dull vermilion (H 16) control single, mounted), 1d. very pale vermilion (mounted), others are unmounted, slightly mixed condition. Each with Hendon certificate (2018). (4)
1253 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 624Aa, cat. £600, EC GBR1248a - circa 60 known. Photo.
1557 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of mainly NVI booklets all with varieties, incl. 2002 6 x E, 6 x 42p. and 6 x 68p, in unissued form with tabs having notch at top-right, 4x Europe 40g pair of booklets showing displaced phosphor number, and other booklet items showing short band, inset band and other varieties (14 items)
268 | £270
Used Abroad: Argentine: A selection all with ''B 32'' barred ovals of Buenos Aires with 1867 9d. straw EL cancellation in blue, 1865 1s. green CF and ND, etc., fair to fine. (13)
571 £110
1841 1d. red-brown, three examples on cover, each with four margins, the first sent 1843 to Kendal with plate 35 IC tied ''2'' in Maltese Cross, the second sent 1844 to Edinburgh with plate 35 GB cancelled ''7'' in Maltese Cross and the last sent 1844 to Durham with plate 36 GG cancelled ''9'' in Maltese Cross. (3) Photo.
939 | £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. deep bright brick-red (mounted), 1d. pale rose-carmine (unmounted), fine with Hendon certificates (2018). S.G. Spec. N16.
1254 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1962 N.P.Y. 21/2d. imperf. pair from the right of the sheet, without gum, slightly worn design, printer's waste. Photo.
1560 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1972 Wedgwood 10p. pane, 1982 Gibbons 2p. (2), 12p. and 151/2p. (2) panes and 1984 Heritage 13p. pane all with phosphor omitted, fine.
269 £750
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1866 entire to Paris, bearing 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 9 HD and 1865 9d. straw TE, both cancelled by ''B 32'' barred oval of Buenos Aires, handstruck ''10'' rate mark, and boxed ''GB/1F 60c'' accountancy mark, rare. Photo.
572 £80
1841 1d. red-brown, three covers to the same address in Lincolnshire with numbers in Maltese Cross and twopenny post marks, comprising ''2'' on 1844 cover with ''T.P./Ebury.S'', ''8'' on 1843 cover with ''T.P./WalthamAbbey'' and ''7'' on 1843 cover with ''T.P./Pimlico.WO'', mixed margins, the latter two with very fine strikes. Photo.
940 | £65
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher, 1d. pale dull rose-red pair (one with missing crown in watermark, one mounted), with Hendon certificate (2018). S.G. Spec. N16, za.
1256 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Freedom from Hunger (phosphor) 21/2d. and 1s.3d. both in unmounted mint complete sheets (folded 6 x 20), fine. S.G. 634p, 635p, cat. £3,600.
1564 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: An accumulation, incl. Wildings with 1959 5s. graphite booklet, 1960 5s. graphite booklet, 5s. phosphor bands booklet, 1962 10s. booklet, folded, barcode, prestige booklets, etc. (few 100s)
270 £500
Used Abroad: Argentine: 1870 (Jan. 14) cover to Bristol franked by 1867-73 3d. rose plate 5 FE (straight edge at left) and 1867 9d. straw MH, cancelled single ''B 32'' barred oval, with Buenos Aires and Bristol datestamps on the reverse, a few cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
573 £120
1841 1d. red-brown, three examples on cover, each with four margins, the first SG with enormous margins, tied by barred number and ''Knightsbridge'' straight line handstamp on 1846 entire to Leeds, the second RF worn plate tied by barred numeral on 1845 entire to Deeping with Kirton Lindsey undated circle alongside, and the last tied by barred numeral on 1846 entire to the same address in Deeping with Thorney undated circle alongside. Photo.
941 £85
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. variety inverted and reversed ''Q'' for ''O'' and spot in centre, fine used. S.G. Spec. N16ka, unpriced used. Photo.
1257 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Lifeboat (phosphor) sets in unmounted mint complete sheets (folded 6 x 20), fine. S.G. 639p-614p, cat. £5,760.
1565 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A much duplicated accumulation of mainly stitched booklets with values to 10s. (29), also Channel Islands, etc. (100s)
271 £200
Used Abroad: Argentine: 1870 (May 14) cover to London franked by 1867-73 1s. plate 4 HH tied by ''B 32'' barred oval, with Buenos Aires datestamp on reverse. Photo.
579 £200
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b ID (re-entry), good to large margins, used with a fine strike of a black Maltese Cross on 1841 (May 15) entire to Manchester. Photo.
942 £240
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. carmine in an ''R 21'' control block of six (3 x 2), diagonal crease affecting the corner stamp and a few other gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, a rare control block of this recently listed undercatalogued shade. Hendon certificate (2018). S.G. Spec. N16(10a), cat. £1,050+. Photo.
1258 | £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Red Cross (phosphor) sets in unmounted mint complete sheets (folded 6 x 20), fine. S.G. 642p-644p, cat. £7,800.
1567 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: A large accumulation of first day covers from 1953 to 2015 in twelve cover albums, four file boxes and loose, incl. commemoratives and definitives, booklet panes, also some presentation packs and some earlier covers, etc. (many 100s)
272 £290
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1871 mourning envelope to Shrewsbury, bearing 1867-73 1s. plate 4 PH tied by ''B 32'' barred oval, with Buenos Aires despatch and arrival backstamps. Photo.
580 £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b MF (double ''M''), with small to large margins, used on 1841 (July 10) cover to Norfolk with black Maltese Cross, with ''Wrentham/Penny Post'' handstamp and Dereham datestamp alongside. Photo.
943 £220
First Day Covers: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown used on the first day of issue on Charles Nissen postcard with ''INTERNATIONAL/STAMP EXHIBITION JUBILEE'' special c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 362. Photo.
1259 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, original cellophane torn otherwise fine. S.G. 659, 660, cat. £325. Photo.
1568 | £140
First Day Covers: A selection from the 1940s to the 1970s, incl. 1946 Victory with ''Don't Waste Bread'' slogan, 1953 Coronation with ''Long Live the Queen'' slogan, 1958 Olympic Games with ''Cardiff'' slogan, 1967 Francis Chichester with ''Ship through the Port of London'' slogan, etc. (64)
274 £300
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1871 (Nov. 14) cover to Cuba, franked by 1864 1d. rose-red plate 135 SD (minor corner fault), 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 12 JL, 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 CL and 1867-73 1s. plate 5 LJ (damaged), all tied by ''B 32'' barred ovals, large ''NE2'' local rate mark, with Buenos Aires and Havana datestamps on the reverse. Photo.
582 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 PE state 2, four small to good margins, used on 1841 (May 20) cover from Newcastle on Tyne to Sedgefield with neat Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS33. Photo.
944 | £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. chestnut group of multiples all showing the [R. 15/12] ''PENCF'' error, in a pair, two marginal blocks of four and three blocks of six, in a range of shades, all but one unmounted mint. S.G. 364a, cat. £1,000. (6 items)
1261 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, used on cover, tied with wavy line cancellation, scarce. S.G. 667a, unpriced used, EC GB1334MCa , five used known. Photo.
1569 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of first day covers 1964-2003 in sixteen cover albums, incl. commemoratives and definitives, greetings and booklet panes, some coin covers, etc. (100s)
275 £160
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1872 (Jan. 9) mourning envelope to England, franked by Argentine 1867-74 5c. vermilion tied by Buenos Aires c.d.s., with G.B. 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 JJ and JK tied by London barred oval, with firm's dated cachet and Manchester receiving mark on the reverse. Photo.
583 £290
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 TB state 2, fine used with very faint ''B'', with small to large margins, neatly tied to small piece by black Maltese Cross, attractive. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. AS38. Photo.
945 £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. intense bright orange, fine used with Ellesmere Port 1921 (Mar. 16) c.d.s. on piece, one or two short perfs. at base. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. Spec. N19(9), cat. £475. Photo.
1262 £5200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety four colours, black, blue, bistre and reddish brown omitted, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet, probably the most spectacular British missing colour error. S.G. 696ab, cat. £20,000, EC GBR1392a, 30 blocks known, cat. £20,000. Photo.
1571 | £110
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1924 Wembley: 1d. on card and 11/2d. on envelope used on first day with Wembley machine cancellations, and 1d. on card and 11/2d. on envelope used on first day with Wembley handstamps, some stain spots. (4)
276 £800
Used Abroad: Argentine: 1872 (May 15) cover to Italy, franked by 1867-73 3d. plate 7 FI-FJ and FK-FL pairs with EI single tied by ''B 32'' ovals of Buenos Aires, with red London Paid datestamp, with Buenos Aires and Florence transit and receiving marks on reverse. Photo.
584 £130
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 TB state 2, four small to good margins, used on 1842 (July 19) cover to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS33. Photo.
946 | £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d., a mint selection, comprising very pale dull cobalt blue unmounted, deep bright cobalt violet blue, bright blue unmounted, deep bright blue unmounted, milky blue, deep blue unmounted with ''S22'' control, pale dull blue and pale dull ultramarine, mixed condition. Each with Hendon certificate (2017 or 2018). (8)
1263 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety bistre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696ah, cat. £800, EC GBR1392j, around 90 blocks known. Photo.
1572 £140
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1951 Festival 2s.6d. to £1 set used on four plain first day covers with ''STOCKPORT/3 MY/51/CHESHIRE'' c.d.s. cancellations, also 2s.6d. and 5s. used on separate plain registered first day covers with low value sets, fine. S.G. 509-12. Photo.
279 £80
Used Abroad: Brazil: 1868 entire to Buenos Aires bearing G.B. 1s. plate 4 tied ''C83'' barred numeral of Rio de Janeiro, endorsed ''Per Amo'' and with Rio transit. Photo.
585 £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 NC fine with good margins and black Maltese Cross on clean 1841 (July 3) entire letter from Brancaster to East Dereham with superb ''Brancaster/Penny Post'' on front together with black ''LYNN/JY 3/1841'' and red ''DEREHAM/JY 4/1841'' c.d.s's, filing folds well clear of adhesive, most attractive. Photo.
947 £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue, mint, minor crease, otherwise fine. Copy of B.P.A. certificate (1952) for a strip of three. S.G. Spec. N21(17), cat. £1,500. Photo.
1264 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety greenish yellow omitted, unmounted mint marginal from the foot of the sheet showing marginal guide crosses, small imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 696/9d., cat. £3,800. Photo.
1573 £110
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1953 Coronation set on plain registered cover to Canada, with ''WALTON RD WOKING/JU 2/1953/SURREY.'' pre-release c.d.s's, fine. Photo.
280 £150
Used Abroad: Brazil: 1872 (Feb. 16) cover (one flap missing on reverse), to London, franked by 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 HC-ID block of four, tied by messy ''C 83'' barred ovals and with red Rio de Janeiro c.d.s. alongside, with London receiving marks on the reverse. Photo.
586 £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 AD (state II), with close to good margins, corners slightly rounded, used with black Maltese Cross clear of the corner letters, fine. S.G. AS61. Photo.
948 £190
First Day Covers: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. cobalt-blue used on first day cover within London, scarce. S.G. 371. Photo.
1265 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of eight from the lower left corner of the sheet with cylinder numbers, variety bright blue omitted, light horizontal bend affecting non variety pair, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696g, cat. £2,800, EC GBR1392h - circa 40 blocks known. Photo.
1574 | £250
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1964 Shakespeare (ordinary) set on first day cover from Stratford-upon-Avon, the 2s.6d. is in the black shade (B.P.A. certificate, 1976), 1965 Post Office Tower 3d. (2, ordinary), one variety olive-yellow (Tower) partially omitted, used on plain f.d.c., tied by Abertillery machine cancellation (B.P.A. certificate, 2017), 1967 Discoveries set used on f.d.c., the 1s.9d. with variety phosphor omitted, and 1971 Anniversaries set used on illustrated f.d.c., (wrongly dated 28 July instead of 25 July), the 9p. variety phosphor omitted, fine. (4)
281 £110
Used Abroad: Brazil: 1872 (Apr. 16) cover to London, franked by 1867-70 6d. violet plate 9 KC-KD pair, tied by ''C 83'' barred ovals and with red Rio de Janeiro c.d.s. alongside, with London receiving marks on the reverse. Photo.
587 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 FK, small to large margins, used on 1841 (May 25) cover to Queen Street with very fine Maltese Cross leaving the Queen's profile clear, fresh. Karl Louis certificate (2017). S.G. Spec. AS57. Photo.
949 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. blue in an attractive bright shade, variety wmk. reversed in a ''G 15'' control block of six, gum bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 372Wj, cat. (as singles) £600. Photo.
1267 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds 4d. ordinary and phosphor se-tenant blocks of four (2) variety reddish brown omitted, 4d. phosphor se-tenant block of four with red and yellow misplaced, 4d. ordinary se-tenant block of six showing grey and red misplaced, mainly fine unmounted mint, also block on B.P.A. card signed by the designer.
1575 £420
First Day Covers: Commemoratives: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted, fine used with 9d. on first day cover from London, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2017). S.G. 684a, EC GB1368MCa, eight first day covers known, cat. £2,500. Photo.
282 £90
Used Abroad: Brazil: 1873 entire to Buenos Aires bearing G.B. 1858 2d. plate 14 pair tied ''C82'' barred numerals of Pernambuco, with July 22 c.d.s. on reverse, cover with some tearing and small piece of front missing. Photo.
588 £150
1841 1d. red-brown black plate 9 OE, fine used with small to enormous margins on 1841 (June 12) cover (one flap missing) from Guernsey to Bath, tied by black Maltese Cross, with unframed ''SOUTHAMPTON/SHIP-LETTER'' and Bath receiving datestamp on the reverse. S.G. AS57. Photo.
952 | £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 6d., a mint selection, comprising 6d. dull purple, 6d. pale bright purple, 6d. purple, 6d. deep purple, 6d. bright purple (unmounted), 6d. reddish purple, 6d. plum, 6d. deep plum (O.19 control single), good to fine. Each, except for reddish purple, with Hendon certificates (2018). (9)
1268 £1700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. left marginal se-tenant block of four variety bright blue omitted, fine unmounted mint and very rare, only four blocks are known (one of which is mounted). S.G. 696pg, EC GBR1392i, cat. £10,000. B.P.A. (2018) and R.P.S. (2017) certificates. Photo.
1576 £60
First Day Covers: Definitives: 1965 (Dec. 6) Wilding 3d. booklet pane of four from the 2s. booklet for Christmas Cards, cancelled by Hythe, Southampton, first day c.d.s. on illustrated unaddressed envelope, fine and scarce. Photo.
283 | £350
Used Abroad: British Levant: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Beyrout with 1867 10d. PD, 1876 cover to Switzerland franked by 1875-76 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 3 PA, Constantinople, etc., varied condition. (35)
589 £120
1841 1d. red-brown black plate 11 CA fine used with small to good margins on 1841 (Apr. 17) entire from Shipdham to East Dereham, cancelled by superb thin lined black Maltese Cross, has Dereham datstamp in red, with straight line ''SHIPDHAM'' on the reverse. S.G. AS74. Photo.
953 £650
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. bistre printed in varnish ink, a mint example of this very scarce stamp. R.P.S. certificate (1967). S.G. Spec. N32(1)d., cat. £2,500. Photo.
1270 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of eight from the lower left corner of the sheet with cylinder numbers, variety bistre omitted, unmounted mint, fine and rare. S.G. 696ph, EC GBR1392k, around fifteen blocks known, cat. £16,000. Photo.
1579 | £280
Postage Dues: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1914-22 to 1s. (2), 1924-31 to 2s.6d., 1936-37 to 2s.6d., 1937-38 to 2s.6d., 1951-54 to 1s., 1954-55 to 2s.6d., 1955-57 to 5s., 1959-63 to £1, etc., later to 1970, slightly mixed condition. (90)
285 £250
Used Abroad: Chile: 1869 (Mar. 3) cover to U.S.A., franked by 1862 6d. lilacEC-ED pair, tied by ''C 30'' barred oval and New Orleans datestamp, has Panama transit below, with Valparaiso despatch mark on the reverse. Photo.
590 £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 TC (re-entry), with small to huge margins, with part of sheet selvedge at base, used with firm strike of black Maltese Cross on 1841 (Nov. 7) entire to Dereham, with fine straight line ''SHIPDHAM'' on reverse, filing fold clear of adhesive, fine. S.G. Spec. AS74a. Photo.
954 £230
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green and 1d. scarlet in unmounted mint vertical coil join pairs, light overall gum toning, perfs. just slightly clipped, S.G. Spec. N15(2)e, N17(1)e, cat. £950, also with 1912 Downey Head mint coil join pairs 1/2d. die 2 wmk. multiple cypher (toned gum), S.G. Spec. N6(1)i, and 1d. die 2 wmk. simple cypher, S.G. N12(1)i. Photo.
1271 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety lilac omitted, fine used on small piece. S.G. 712pa, unpriced used. Photo.
1581 £120
First Day Covers: Postage Dues: 1914-21 1/2d. emerald very fine used on first day of issue on Downey head 1/2d. postal stationery card sent from Halesworth 1914 (Apr. 19) locally addressed, the postage due with clear light ''HALESWORTH/20 AP/14'' thimble c.d.s., very fine. Photo.
286 £110
Used Abroad: Chile: 1871 (July 1) entire to New York bearing G.B. 6d. plate 9 and 1s. plate 4, tied by Valparaiso duplex, with Panama July 20 transit and New York steamship Aug. 13 transits alongside, the 1s. adhesive with short perfs. at right. Photo.
592 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 12 SI (State 1) and SJ (State 2, a severed pair) used on separate entires from London to the same address in Market Deeping, both with unframed ''TP/Highgate'', most unusual survival.
955 £220
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1d. scarlet and 1d. dull scarlet unmounted mint singles with generally good perfs., one showing coil join at top with slightly patchy gum, the other fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. N17(1), N17(2), cat. £700. Photo.
1272 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d., the dramatic variety black, brown, new blue and yellow (Queen's head, hull, trucks and flags etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 715a, cat. £1,300. Photo.
1582 | £380
First Day Covers: Postage Dues: 1914 (Apr. 20), a group of first day covers, comprising unpaid postcard sent locally in Sidmouth, handstruck ''1D/712'' on front, with 1d. postage due tied by fine ''SIDMOUTH/20 AP/14'', unpaid envelope sent locally in Evesham bearing 2d. postage due, unpaid envelope sent from Cricklewood to Brighton, handstruck ''2D/91'' on front, bearing 2d. Postage Due, and unpaid envelope used locally in Cardiff, handstruck ''2D/162'' on front, bearing 2d. postage due, fine. (4)
287 £420
Used Abroad: Chile: 1871 (Nov. 18) entire to England, franked by 1867-73 1s. green plate 5 QC and PC-PD pair, tied by ''C 30'' duplex of Valparaiso, with London Paid datestamp, vertical fililing fold just affecting PD wing margin. Photo.
593 £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 14 PB used on 1841 cover to Torrington, plate 15 NG used on 1842 redirected cover to Tadcaster, plate 16 KJ used on 1841 cover to Leeds, plate 17 GI used on 1842 cover to London, plate 26 NB used on 1843 cover to Crieff, plate 27 IL used on 1843 cover to Westminster, plate 32 LA used on 1843 cover to Sheffield and plate 35 NH used on 1843 cover to Edinburgh, each good to fine with four margins. (8)
956 | £2100
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A collection, incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s. and £1 green mint, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (3), 10s. mint, 5s. and 10s. (2) used, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. mint (2), shades, etc., mixed condition. (73)
1274 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 De La Rue phosphor band trials, a set of four se-tenant pairs of litho Captain Cook designs, with small and large heads facing left in grey and orange or right in blue and bright magenta, each imperf. on gummed paper with two phosphor bands, the first successful phosphor band trial by De La Rue, two with peripheral creases, otherwise fine and unusual. Photo.
1587 £680
Postage Dues: 1936-37 2s.6d. purple on yellow, in a mint ''C 38'' control strip of three, the centre stamp lightly hinged, others unmounted, one with gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. R26. Photo.
288 £150
Used Abroad: Chile: 1873 (Aug. 9) cover to U.S.A., franked by 1872-73 6d, buff plate 12 AG, tied by ''C 30'' duplex of Valparaiso, New York Ship datestamp, fine. Photo.
594 | £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 14 SC (double letter ''S'') on 1841 cover to Redruth, plate 20 NE, 26 TF, 27 TE used on 1842 and 1843 (2) covers to the same addressee in Cleckheaton, plate 29 on 1843 cover to Blackburn, plate 32 OH on 1843 cover to London and plate 35 BD on 1844 cover to Blackburn, each good to fine with four margins. (7)
957 | £2300
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: A duplicated accumulation on stockcards and stockleaves, incl. 1918-19 Bradbury sets mint (2), 5s. marginal mint, 10s. used blocks of four (2), 1934 re-engraved 10s. used blocks of four (2), etc., very mixed condition. (267)
1281 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Bradbury Wilkinson engraved die proof (70 x 57mm) of a proposed 5s. trees design, in olive-green on gummed paper, with a blank area at top right for the Queen's head, numbered ''17'' and with manuscript ''16 OLIVE'', fine. Photo.
1592 £230
Postage Dues: 1968-69 no watermark 4d. with PVA gum, mint, disturbed gum, otherwise fine, very rare. S.G. D71a. Photo.
289 £110
Used Abroad: Chile: 1874 (Oct. 17) envelope from Valparaiso to Plymouth bearing 1873-77 1s. green plate 9 NJ and 1874-80 6d. grey plate 13 CI, tied by ''C30'' numeral and with ''VALPARAISO/A/OC 23/78'' c.d.s. alongside, minor traces of staining, otherwise fine. Photo.
598 £1100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 19 JF and JD with 1841 2d. blue plate 3 FG, used together paying the 4d. rate up to 2oz., on 1882 (July 23) entire from Bridge of Earne to Edinburgh, cancelled by neat black Maltese Crosses, has red boxed ''BRIDGE OF EARNE'' datestamp, bearing Edinburgh receiving mark on the reverse, light vertical filing crease just affecting 1d. JF, otherwise an attractive item. Photo.
958 | £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A selection, comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown ribbed paper mint, 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown mint, 5s. pale rose-carmine mint, 5s. carmine-red used with neat c.d.s, 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine used example and 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. pale rose-carmine mint, mainly fine. (6)
1282 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint upper marginal traffic light example. S.G. 813d, cat. £375, EC GBR1626d. Photo.
1593 | £200
Channel Islands: A selection of mainly 1887-92 Jubilee issues used in on leaves, incl. 1887 cover from Jersey to Alabama, franked by 1/2d. vermilion (5), 1891 cover registered from Jersey to Buenos Aires, franked 11/2d. and 3d., 1901 postcard to Mauritius franked by 1881 1d. lilac tied by Guernsey squared circle with ''SARK/A'' c.d.s. below, 1/2d. to 1s. (both) used in Guernsey, etc., mixed condition. (31)
290 £110
Used Abroad: Chile: 1879 (May 6) cover to England, franked by 1873-77 1s. green plate 8, tied by ''C 30'' barred oval, with Valparaiso c.d.s., has Plymouth receiving mark on reverse, some traces of staining. Photo.
600 £250
1841 1d. red-brown plate 23 AC (double letter), fine used on 1842 (July 8) entire to Dublin, tied by superb strike of the distinctive Maltese Cross of Moate. See Rockoff and Jackson vol. 2, page 204. Photo.
960 £650
King George V: A mint selection of Seahorses, comprising 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), 5s. 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., range of shades, mixed condition. (14)
1283 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety greenish yellow omitted with sheet margin at left showing missing ''1E'', fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814c, cat. £475, EC GBR1628c, around 120 known. Photo.
1594 | £150
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: A collection of mainly f.d.c's from Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Isle of Man in twelve box files, from the 1970s to the 1990s, also with some Commemorative issues, booklets, aerogrammes, etc., also also a range of Occupation issue f.d.c's. (100s)
291 £150
Used Abroad: Chile: 1881 (Jan. 26) cover to England, franked by 1873-77 1s. green plate 13 QG-QH pair tied by ''C 30'' barred ovals with Valpairaiso c.d.s. at right, with Liverpool receiving datestamp on the reverse. Photo.
603 £600
1841 1d. red-brown plate 31 QL with 2d. plate 3 LI used together on 1843 (May 25) from London to Saltcoats, tied by number ''12'' on Crosses. The earliest known usage of this combination of a single 1d. and 2d. cancelled by number ''12'' in Cross, a new discovery, not recorded in Rockoff & Jackson. Photo.
961 | £600
King George V: A mostly used selection of Seahorses on leaves, incl. 1913 Waterlow 5s. (mint) 10s., £1 green (repaired), £1 dull blue-green, 1915 De La Rue 10s. (3), etc., mixed condition. (24)
1284 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety emerald omitted, in a right margin traffic light block of four with the emerald dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a very scarce multiple. S.G. 819b, cat. £1,900+, EC GB1638MCb, around 60 known. Photo.
1596 | £120
Channel Islands: Local Issues: A selection on stockleaves and loose, incl. Alderney, Jethou, Lihou. Sark with Commodore Shipping 1961 Europa sets mint (3), f.d.c's, also some Calf of Man, etc. (100s)
292 £300
Used Abroad: Colombia: 1867 cover to New York, franked by 1864-79 1d. plate 87 ME-MF pair and 1865-67 6d. lilac plate 5 RG, tied by ''C 56'' barred ovals of Carthagena, with Steamship cancellation below, with Colon and Carthagena marks on the reverse. Photo.
608 £90
1841 1d. red-brown plate 33 RE (''P'' converted to ''R''), fine used with small to large margins, on 1843 (Aug. 30) entire from London to Market Deeping, tied by superb number ''8'' in Cross with unframed ''TP/Red Lion Sq'' alongside, with London and Market Deeping datestamps on the reverse. S.G. Spec. BS22c, uh. Photo.
963 £350
King George V: Selection comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., £1 (reperforated), 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s. (3), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2) and 10s., used, mixed condition. (20)
1285 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 9d. variety ochre omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 820a, cat. £475, EC GBR1640a, around 120 known. Photo.
1597 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 12p. (from booklet pane, imperforate at left), showing variety black printing double, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 306bc, cat. £500, EC GU628MIa, cat. £1,250. Photo.
293 £260
Used Abroad: Colombia: 1868 cover to New York, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 9 GH, tied by ''C 65'' barred oval of Carthagena, with New York datestamp alongside, on reverse has Colon and Carthagena datestamps. Photo.
609 £220
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 TL, very fine used lower right corner marginal example with enormous margins displaying trace of adjoining impression at top, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, trivial bend confined to the upper right corner, very attractive example. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. B1. Photo.
964 | £260
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A used selection comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., and 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., used, mixed condition. (12)
1286 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 3p. showing a major shift of the deep blue, used with wavy line cancellation, rare. S.G. 887 var. Photo.
1598 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 18p. (from booklet pane, imperforate at left), showing variety black printing double, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 309da, cat. £500, EC GU628MIa, cat. £1,250. Photo.
294 £500
Used Abroad: Cuba: 1871 (Jan.) cover to Guadeloupe, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 11 HH, tied by Havana ''C 38'' duplex, French ''30'' mark in blue, with St. Thomas and Guadeloupe datestamps on the reverse. Photo.
613 £60
1841 1d. red-brown plate 37 SL, fine used with small to huge margins, on 1843 (Oct. 31) entire from London to Market Deeping, tied by fine number ''7'' in Cross, with London and Market Deeping datestamps on the reverse. S.G. Spec. BS26ug. Photo.
965 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. and 10s., mint, toned gum and the lower value with partially disturbed gum, otherwise fine. Photo.
1287 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 9p. variety olive-brown omitted upper left corner block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 889a, cat. £1,300+, EC GBR1778a. Photo.
1599 £600
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 26p. right marginal block of eight with the upper row imperf. at sides and foot, unmounted mint, the upper left stamp defective, otherwise fine. S.G. 310a, cat. £1,250 for a pair. Photo.
295 £130
Used Abroad: Cuba: 1871 (Mar. 23) entire to Vera Cruz bearing G.B. 4d. plate 12 tied Havana duplex, fresh. Photo.
616 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 69 KA-KD strip of four used, with two complete strikes of the ''805'' barred numeral of Torquay contrary to regulations, KB with pressed crease, KA with trivial corner creases, otherwise fine and attractive with small to large margins displaying traces of adjoining images at top. Photo.
966 £220
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, varied condition. S.G. 400-402, cat. £2,125. Photo.
1288 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 9p. variety olive-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 889a, cat. £325, EC GBR1778a. Photo.
1601 | £300
Channel Islands: Herm: 1949-1972 collection in a boxed album, incl. 1949 Pigeon Post used on flimsy, 1954 B.E.A. 5d. in a complete sheet (6 x 5), single used on BEA cover, ''Delayed by Storm'' cachet on cover, 1958-59 2s. and 3s. booklets, proofs, commercial covers, etc. (few 100s)
296 £80
Used Abroad: Cuba: 1872 (Feb. 23) entire to Vera Cruz bearing G.B. 4d. plate 12 tied Havana c.d.s., flap missing and some staining to cover. Photo.
617 | £110
1d. red-brown plate 73 SA-SD strip of four used on 1848 (Nov. 10) cover from Kilmarnock to Edinburgh, plate 81 TA-TF strip of six used on part 1849 (Apr. 21) cover from Manchester to London, plate 87 FF-FI strip of four used on 1849 (June 29) cover from London to Spalding, plate 92 LA-LF strip of six used on 1850 (Oct. 4) cover from Beith to Edinburgh, most touched or cut into.
967 | £75
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (3) fine and attractive c.d.s. used examples, mainly good to fine. S.G. 399, 401, cat. £1,575.
1289 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety new blue omitted, used, fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 895d, cat. £7,000. Photo.
1602 | £95
Channel Islands: Herm: A selection on stockleaves and loose, incl. 1949 Pigeon Post used on flimsy (1949 June 12) and an unused flimsy, 1953 Coronation sets mint and used (2, one on cover), etc. (170)
297 | £420
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: A selection, incl. 1866 cover to London, franked by 1865 1s. green plate 4 SC, 1868 cover to England, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 9 FJ-FL (damaged) strip, 1873 cover to Barbados, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 13 MG, 1877 4d. sage-green plate 15 AF, etc., mixed condition. (28)
618 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 89 CG very fine used with large to enormous margins, showing portions of five adjoining stamps, on piece, cancelled by London District ''1'' in barred oval with double circular ''TOO LATE/TG.P.O.''. Photo.
969 £480
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, large part original gum, two horizontal bends and other minor creasing, some minor soiling to design, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. £4,800. Photo.
1290 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety reddish violet omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 895e, cat. £8,000, EC GBR1790e. Seven known mint and four used. Cat. £8,000. Photo.
1603 | £90
Isle of Man: An unmounted mint collection in two boxed albums, largely complete to 2010, incl. some early varieties, many sheetlets, etc., high face value. (100s)
298 £260
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1862 (Dec. 30) entire to Bordeaux with a good strike of the ''PAID/AT/ST THOMAS'' crowned circle (type CC1), with London ''PAID/JA 14/63'' transit c.d.s. alongside, despatch and arrival backstamps. Photo.
619 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 98 AG imprimatur, a fine upper marginal example showing inscription, large even margins, ''98'' in pencil above usual marginal fold well clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. BS31, cat. £1,350. Photo.
970 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, fine and attractive used example with good centring. S.G. 403, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1291 £65
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at top. S.G. 896a, cat. £220, EC GBR1792a, around 200 known. Photo.
1606 £1950
Jersey: 1969 10s. The Royal Court, with error green border, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 28a, cat. £5,500, EC JR43MSa, 25 exist. Photo.
299 £150
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1863 (Mar. 30) entire to Jamaica with a good strike of the ''PAID/AT/ST THOMAS'' crowned circle (type CC1), manuscript ''4'' rate mark, with St. Thomas and Kingston despatch and arrival datestamps on the reverse. Photo.
620 £150
1841 1d red-brown plate 124 JG, small to huge margins, displaying trace of adjoining impression, tied by blue ''882'' numeral of Wimborne to 1852 (Feb. 17) envelope to Dorchester. S.G. Spec. BS32xb, cat. £750. Photo.
971 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, c.d.s. used, small fault at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1292 £65
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 896a, cat. £220, EC GBR1792a, around 200 known. Photo.
1607 £600
Jersey: 1976-80 6p. booklet pane of four, variety imperforate between stamps and margin at right, fine unmounted mint, believed unique. S.G. 140 var, EC JR301IMa, cat. £3,500, one known. Photo.
300 £500
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1876 (Jan. 10) printed envelope to U.S.A., franked by 1870-79 1/2d. plate 10 PC-QC pair and 1873-76 3d. plate 18 SD, tied by ''C 51'' St. Thomas duplexes, with New York transit mark alongside. Photo.
621 | £1900
2d. blue, a selection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. plate 3 AJ-BK block of four, ED-EH and IC-IG strips of five, TJ with number ''12'' in Cross, plate 4 AI-AL strip of four, ED-FE block of four, FB-FE and PA-PD strips of four, GF with blue barred numeral, shades, etc., mixed condition. (268)
972 £220
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 green, used, repair at top and other imperfections. S.G. 403, cat. £1,400. Photo.
1293 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. upper marginal example variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 896b, cat. £1,450, EC GBR1792b, 24 known. Photo.
1608 | £1000
Lundy: 1929 to 2017 a comprehensive collection in seven albums, incl. 1939 Air 1d. black in a sheet (6 x 8), 1951 Birds 1/2p. imperforate proof sheet of 48 (2 panes of 24), 1977 Silver Jubilee set in complete sheets of fifty, 1981 R.S.P.B. 3p. mint vertical and horizontal pairs variety imperforate between, 1982 Puffin set in complete sheets (8 x 9) also 15p. and 23p. in complete sheets with drastically shifted perfs, flown covers, postcards, varieties, proofs, f.d.c's, cancellations, souvenirs, ephemera, etc. (many 100s)
301 £480
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1876 (Jan. 15) entire to Denmark, franked by 1870-79 1/2d. plate 10 RS, SR, SS and 1873-76 1s. green plate 12 SK, tied by ''C 51'' St. Thomas duplexes, with London Paid transit mark alongside, with Copenhagen receiving mark on the reverse, two 1/2d. affected by filing crease. Photo.
622 | £1100
1841 2d. blue plates 3 and 4 part reconstructions, incl. pairs (32), strips of three (4) and four (3), rather mixed condition. (289)
974 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, fine used. S.G. 404, cat. £1,600. Photo.
1294 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety emerald omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 896c, cat. £750, EC GBR1792c, 50 mint known. Photo.
1609 | £420
Lundy: A selection on leaves and packets, incl. 1940 Red Cross set marginal mint with overprint on margins, some covers, etc. (few 100s)
302 £290
Used Abroad: Ecuador: 1879 (Sept. 15) entire to New York bearing G.B. 6d. grey plate 16 tied ''C41'' barred numeral of Guayaquil, with Panama Sept. 20 transit and New York Oct. 5 postage due markings alongside, also Guayaquil dispatch c.d.s on reverse. A.P.S. certificate (1993). Photo.
623 | £230
1841 2d. blue, a used selection on leaves, incl. plate 3 PL with number ''4'' in Cross, EG-EI strip, plate 4 QB-RC block of four, etc., mixed condition. (21)
975 £320
King George V: 1913–34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow £1 dull blue-green, used with heavy parcel cancellation, otherwise fine. S.G. 404, cat. £1,600. Photo.
1295 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 897a, cat. £220, EC GB1794MCa. Photo.
 
303 | £220
Used Abroad: Egypt: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Alexandria with 1871 cover to England, franked by 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 12 SJ-SK pair, Suez 1862 9d. straw, etc., varied condition. (26)
625 £220
1841 2d. blue plate 3 DJ, superb used example with full margins, displaying portions or traces of all adjoining impressions, a striking example. S.G. Spec. ES11. Ex Mairi Bury. Photo.
976 £650
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., mint, varied condition. Photo.
1296 £2100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. corner example variety slate-black (hair, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 897b, cat. £7,500, EC GBR1794b, around ten known. Photo.