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British Empire, Great Britain and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps & Postal History

Sale number: 62

Thursday 9th December 2010

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1 | £100
A British Empire K.E.VII to Q.E.II mainly mint collection of mostly definitive sets in four Plymouth albums, incl. Aden 1937 set, Antigua 1908-17 set, 1913 5s., 1921-29 wmk. Mult.Script CA and 1932 Tercentenary sets, Ascension 1924-33 set with 1d. shade, 1934 set, 1938-53 set with listed perfs., 1956 set (used), Australia 1931-36 to 5s. (also 10s. to 2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1937-49 to 1, Bahamas 1921-37 to 1, 1938-52 to 1 (3), Barbados 1912-16 and 1920-21 Victory sets, Basutoland 1938 set, Bechuanaland 1938-52 set, Bermuda 1938-53 Key Plate 2s. (5, incl. line perf.), 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (5), 10s. (3), 12s.6d. (2), 1 (3), British Guiana 1934-51 and 1938-52 sets with perfs., Brunei 1947-51 set, Burma 1938-40 set, Canada 1911-22 to 50c. (both), 1928-29, 1930-31, 1935, 1937-38, 1942-48 War Effort and 1946 Peace sets, Cayman Islands 1932 Centenary, 1935-36, 1938-48 and 1953-62 sets, Cyprus 1912-15, 1934, 1938-51 and 1955-60 sets, Dominica 1908-20, 1938-47 and 1951 sets, Falkland Islands 1912-20 and 1929-36 to 1, 1938-50 set with 5s. shades (2, one indigo and yellow-brown with B.P.A. certificate, 1970), 1952 and 1960-66 sets, Dependencies 1954-62 set, Fiji 1938-55 set with perfs., Gambia 1912-22 set, 1922-29 sets (both wmks.), 1938-46 set, Gibraltar 1912-24 to 1, 1938-51 set with perfs., 1953-59 set, Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1939-55 set, Gold Coast 1928 set, 1938-43 set (2, one used), Gold Coast 1921-32 and 1938-50 sets, Hong Kong 1938-52 with perfs. to $10 (3, one green and violet), India 1911-22 and 1937-40 sets, Jamaica 1921-29 and 1938-52 sets, K.U.T. 1912-21 to 10r., 1922-27 to 1, 1938-54 to 1, Malaya and States with F.M.S. 1922-34 to $5, Straits 1921-33, 1936-37 and 1937-41 to $5, Johore 1922-41 to $10, Kedah 1912 and 1937 sets, Perak 1935-37 set, Selangor 1935-41 set, Singapore 1948-52 perf. 171/2 x 18 to $5, Trengganu 1935-41 wmk. Mult. Script CA to $5, Malta 1914-21, 1922-26, 1926-27 and 1938-43 sets, Mauritius 1938-49 and 1953-58 sets, Montserrat 1938-48 perfs. to 1, Newfoundland 1928-29 and 1941-44 sets, New Hebrides 1938 set, New Zealand 1915-30 perfs. to 1s. (both), 1936-42 and 1940 Centenary sets, Nigeria 1936 set, 1938-51 to 5s. (both), North Borneo 1894 and 1909-23 sets, 1911 to $10, 1931 Anniversary, 1947, 1950, 1954-59 and 1961 sets, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 and 1938-52 sets, Nyasaland 1913-19 and 1938-44 to 1, 1945 and 1953-54 sets, Papua 1916-31 shades to 10s., P.N.G. 1952-58 set, Pitcairn Is. 1940-51 and 1957-63 sets, Saint Helena 1903 and 1912-16 sets, 1922-37 wmk. Mult. Script CA to 15s., 1934 Centenary and 1938 -44 sets, Saint Kitts-Nevis 1920-22 and 1938-50 sets, Saint Lucia 1938-48 perfs. to 1, Saint Vincent 1921-32 and 1938-47 sets, Seychelles 1938-49, 1952 and 1954-61 sets, Sierra Leone 1921-27 to 10s., 1932 to 1, 1933 Wilberforce to 10s., 1938-44 to 1, Solomon Islands 1939-51 set, Somaliland 1921, 1938 and 1942 sets, South Africa 1927-30, 1941-46 and 1942-44 War Effort sets, 1947-54 and 1954 sets, S.W.A. 1931 set, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29, 1931-37, 1937 and 1953 sets, Swaziland 1938-54 set, Tanganyika 1922-24 and 1927-31 sets, Trinidad & Tobago 1938-44 set, Tristan da Cunha 1954 set, Turks & Caicos Is. 1922-26, 1928, 1938-45 and 1950 sets, Zanzibar 1926-27, 1936 and 1952-55 sets, etc., mostly good to fine. (many 100s)
2 | £12200
An extensive mint and used collection of K.G.VI issues in four New Age albums incl. Aden 1937 Dhow mint and used, Ascension with 1938-53 11/2d. black and vermilion perf. 14 with ''Davit flaw'' variety, Bahamas, Bahrain 1938-41 (less 10r.) set mint, Barbados incl. 1938-47 perf. 131/2x13 1d. scarlet mint, Bermuda incl. 1938-53 First printing 10s. mint, 1 mint and used, line perf. 2s., 5s. mint, British Guiana 1938-52 perf. 14x13 $1, Burma with 1938 set mint and used, 1939 Official set mint, Ceylon incl. 1938-49 perf. 13x131/2 50c., Cyprus incl. 1938-51 1pi. perf. 131/2x121/2, Falklands with 1938-50 to 1 incl. 5s. (3) mint, set used, Fiji with perforation varieties, Grenada with 1938-50 to 10s. (7) mint, Hong Kong 1938-52 to $10 (both) with shades to $10 mint, 1948 Wedding mint, India incl 1938-40, 1948 Gandhi, 1949-52 sets mint and used, Ireland incl. 1937 set used, Johore, Kedah with 1937 set mint and used, Kelantan with 1937-40 set mint, used to $2, KUT with most 1938-54 perforation varieties mint and used, Kuwait with 1939 set mint, Leeward Islands 1938-51 to 1(3) mint, New Zealand, North Borneo, Perak incl. 1938-41 set used, Sarawak with 1945 BMA set mint, Singapore, Somaliland with 1938 set mint and used etc., mainly fine
3 | £4000
A collection of mainly European Countries in four KA-BE albums and two stockbooks with Denmark, France, German States incl. Bavaria 1849 1k used, Germany 1872 30g. used with cancel, small and large Shields used, 1899-1900 to 5m used, G.B. from 1840 1d. and 2d. (four margins) used, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland with range of imperfs. used incl. 1852 15r. (5, one fine with four margins), 1854-62 to 1f, 1945 Pax set used, miniature sheets with 1934 NABA unmounted mint, 1940 National Fete and 1941 Pro Juventute used, etc. (many 100's)
4 | £5500
A mainly Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in seven albums, incl. Antigua, Australia and States with 1929-30 2 used, Bahamas, Barbados 1873 5s. dull rose mint, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, Canada with 1908 Quebec sets mint and used, Nova Scotia 1851-60 3d. used on 1860 envelope, Ceylon 1857-59 2d. unused, 6d. and 1s. pair used on 1859 cover registered to Scotland, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria with Lagos, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, Tanganyika, Trinidad and Tobago, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
5 | £3200
A K.G.VI to early Q.E.II used collection in seven albums incl. Ascension 1938-53 to 10s. plus perf. changes, Australia, British Occupation of Italian Colonies 1948 and 1951 sets to 10s., Burma 1937 Official 10r., Falkland Is. 1938-50 to 5s., 1952 to 1, 1960-66 to 1, Dependencies 1954-62 to 1, Fiji 1938-55 to 1, Gibraltar, Hong Kong 1938-52 to both $10, India 1937-40 to 25r., K.U.T. 1938-54 1, perf. changes, Malayan States, Malta 1938-43 and 1948-53 to 10s., Somaliland 1938 to 5r., 1942 and 1951 sets to 5r., Sarawak 1945 B.M.A. to $3, Tristan da Cunha, omnibus issues, etc., varied condition.
6 | £2500
An accumulation in approximately 720 mainly circulated approval books, contained in two cartons with strength in mint and used British Empire, incl. British Levant, Hong Kong, India and States, Malayan States, Newfoundland, Rhodesia, also some Great Britain, etc. (1,000s)
8 | £1850
An extensive mint (mainly hinged) and used collection in two well filled New Age albums, issues from 1952 to 1962 incl. some shade and perforation varieties, a few later issues, mainly fine.
9 | £1100
A Foreign collection in eight albums, incl. Chile, Denmark, Finland, Germany and States, Greece, Italy, Netherlands with 1893-98 5g. used, Norway, Rumania, Switzerland, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
10 | £1950
An old-time World accumulation in five albums, a stockbook and loose in a carton incl. G.B. 1840 1d. (5) used, 1881 die I 1d. lilac mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, 1936 postage due set of eight mint, 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, British East Africa 1896-1901 1/2a. to 5r. mint, C.O.G.H. triangulars (2) used, Cyprus 1934 to 45pi. mint, Egypt 1931 Zeppelin set mint, Hong Kong, Ireland 1922 opts. mint, Northern Nigeria 1912 10s. mint, Rhodesia 1897 1 used, South Africa 1927-30 pairs to 5s. mint, France 1900 Merson set mint, China, Spain, U.S.A. 1898 Omaha 50c. used, covers incl. K.U.T. 1929 5c., 10c., postage dues, etc. (100s).
11 | £1150
A mint and used collection in two New Imperial albums incl. British Guiana, Canada, Cayman Is. 1912-20 to 3s. used, 1926 10s. used, Gibraltar, Hong Kong 1921-37 to $5 used, India 1854 4a. used, Ireland 1922 2s.6d. and 5s. used, Malayan States incl. Kedah 1921-32 to $2 used, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 10s. mint, St. Helena, etc., varied condition. (100s)
12 | £1000
A mostly British Empire collection in ten albums and two stockbooks, mainly used Q.V. to K.G.V incl. Australia 1932 Bridge 5s., Hong Kong, India, Ireland 1922 opts., K.U.T. 1935-37 to 10s., Malayan States, New Zealand, also France used incl. 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f., 1938 Ader 50f., etc., varied condition. (100s).
13 | £2200
A mint and used Q.V. to K.G.V collection in an album, incl. New Guinea, New Zealand, North Borneo, St. Helena 1922-37 5d. with cleft rock mint, St. Lucia, Seychelles, etc., varied condition. (100s)
14 | £1250
A QV to KGVI mainly mint collection of British West Indies in a binder incl. British Guiana 1934-51 Script set, British Honduras 1913-21 MCA 1c. to $5, Grenada 1902 CA 1/2d. to 10s., 1913-22 MCA and 1921-32 sets to 10s., Jamaica 1919-21 MCA to 10s., 1921-29 Script to 10s., Saint Lucia 1934 Script set, Turks and Caicos Island, Virgin Islands 1888 surcharged 4d. on 5s., etc. (few 100)
15 | £1200
A collection in five albums (incl. two Ideals), a stockbook and on leaves in a carton incl. Austria, British P.O's in Crete 1898 20pa. violet mint, China, France, Greece from 1861 Hermes Heads, 1896 Olympic set to 10d. used, 1906 Olympics to 3d. used, 1930 25d., 50d. mint, 1933 Zeppelin set used, 1951 St. Paul set mint, Thailand, British Empire, etc., mixed condition. (100s).
16 | £1250
An all World collection in an album incl. 1915-18 'roo 10s. used, Brunei 1907-10 to $1 mint, Canada, Ceylon 1904-05 to 2r.25 mint, Hong Kong 1903 to $1 mint, 1904-06 to $2 mint, India, C.E.F. opts., Malta 1926-27 to 5s. mint, Malayan States, New Zealand, Rhodesia Double Heads to 2s. used, Sudan, China 1900-06 to $2 mint, Foreign P.O's in China incl. Japanese P.O's 1900-08 set of sixteen to 1y. mint, Japan 1899 Chrysanthemum 1/2s. to 1y. set of fourteen mint, etc., varied condition. (100s).
17 | £920
A QV to KGVI mainly mint collection of British Africa in varied condition in a binder incl. Basutoland 1933 Script 1/2d. to 10s., Cyrenaica 1950 1m. to 500m., Gold Coast 1898-1902 CA to 10s. used, 1902 CA 1/2d. to 20s., 1928 Script 1/2d. to 5s., Natal, O.F.S. 1903-04 CA 1/2d. to 5s., Sierra Leone 1912-21 MCA to 10s., Swaziland 1933 Script 1/2d. to 10s., Transvaal, Uganda, Zanzibar, Zululand, etc. (100's)
18 | £1450
A mint and used K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. Countries A to C, with Aden, Antigua, Ascension, Bahrain, Barbados, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Occupation of Italian Colonies, Cayman Islands, etc., varied condition. (100s)
19 | £1550
A mint and used K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. Countries C to M, with Cyprus, Falkland Islands 1938-50 to 1 mint and used, 1952 set mint and used, Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Jamaica, K.U.T., Kuwait, Malaya and States, etc., varied condition. (100s)
20 | £850
An accumulation in an album, four stockbooks and loose, contained in a carton, incl. Belgium, France, Hong Kong, etc. (1,000's)
21 | £920
A QV to KGVI mainly mint collection of British Asia and Pacific in a binder incl. Nauru 1924-48 1/2d. to 10s., British Solomon Islands 1907 No wmk. 1/2d. to 1s., 1914-23 MCA to 10s., 1940 Postage Due set, Brunei, Ceylon, Labuan, Maldives, Mauritius, Samoa, Sarawak, Singapore, Tonga, Transjordan, etc. (100's)
22 £680
Various all World in stockbooks etc. and loose in a carton, incl. Omnibus issues with 1937 Coronation unmounted mint, Great Britain with a range of Seahorses to 1913 1 blue-green used, later issues unmounted mint or on f.d.c. incl. Rhodesia and Southern Africa, poor to fine. Photo.
23 | £880
A used Q.V. to K.G.V collection in Ideal albums volumes I and II incl. Canada, France, Hong Kong, Scandinavia, United States of America with 1869 to 30c. used, 1893 Columbus to $2 and $5 (defective) used, etc. (100s)
24 | £520
A mainly mint Q.E.II accumulation on stockleaves, incl. Bahamas 1954-63 1 plate block of four, South Arabia, Tristan da Cunha, range of varieties with Hong Kong 1989-91 $20 with double impression, Pitcairn Island 1965 I.T.U. 1d. variety mauve printing double, Seychelles 1976 95c. and 3r.50 both with overprint inverted, etc. (few 100s)
25 | £680
An accumulation in three albums, six stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in two cartons, incl. Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Jamaica, New Zealand, range of cancellations, etc. (1,000's)
26 | £300
A used World collection in three Exeter albums and on leaves incl. G.B. from 1841 to 1960's incl. 1934-36 sideways wmk. set, 1937-47 sideways and inverted wmks., 1939-48 high values, 1958-61 graphites, France from 1849 imperfs., 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f. used, Egypt, etc., varied condition. (100s).
27 | £500
A mainly unmounted mint K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in a folder, incl. Ascension 1956 set, Hong Kong 1954-62 set with extra $2., $5 and $10, 1987 definitives to $50 in presentation folders (3),Malta 1956-58 st, also six used W.W.II Red Cross message forms, etc. (few 100s)
28 | £250
A collection of Central America in four albums, incl. Costa Rica, El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, etc. (many 100s)
29 | £320
A range of British Colonies on leaves with issues from Bahrain, Batum, Griqualand West, Heligoland, Kuwait, New Republic, Transjordan, Uganda etc., varied condition.
30 | £350
A mint and used Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. Countries S to Z, with Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, etc., varied condition. (100s)
31 | £400
A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection of Great Britain overprinted issues incl. British Levant, British Occupation of Italian Colonies with postage due sets, Ireland to 5s., etc. (260)
32 | £150
A general accumulation in six albums, a stockbook and loose, incl. Australia, Great Britain, etc. (many 100s)
33 | £150
A small selection, incl. Liberia, Portuguese Colonies Nyassa 1901 10r., 15r., 50r. and 80r. with centres inverted mint, Iran, Sri Lanka 1994 unissued 1r., Sperati forgeries with Buenos Aires 1858 3p., Guatemala 1881 2c. with centre inverted, all signed by Sperati, Hungary 1871 3k., etc. (26).
34 | £140
A small Q.V. selection, incl. Barbados 1852-55 (1/2d.) deep green mint, 1858 1s. black mint, St. Vincent 1881 1/2d. on half 6d. unsevered pair mint, etc., varied condition. (7).
35 | £230
A British Empire collection in two albums and a stockbook incl. Nyasaland from 1894, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 to 3s. used, 1953 to 20s. mint, postage dues, Rhodesia Arms, revenues, Southern Rhodesia K.G.V revenues to 1, K.G.VI to 10, 1953 to 1 mint, blocks, etc.
36 | £210
An all World collection in three Schaubek albums incl. Germany, South and Central America, Commonwealth, etc., varied condition. (100s).
37 | £620
An accumulation in three albums, stockbook and loose in two cartons, incl. Egypt, Great Britain, thematic collection of Napoleon, etc. (100s)
38 | £100
A K.G.V to Q.E.II selection in two albums, incl. Fiji 1922-29 to 5s. used, Malta, Southern Rhodesia, etc. (few 100s)
39 | £130
A selection in three stockbooks and leaves, incl. Great Britain, Hong Kong, Philippine Islands, etc. (many 100s)
40 | £250
Cancellations: British Africa: A selection in a stockbook, incl. ''B.S.A.P. CAMP/BUILASWAYO'', ''ARGY'', ''SHANGANI''. ''ARCTURUS P.O.'', ''ENTONJANI'', ''ABOH'', values to 5s. and 5r., etc. (approx 570)
41 | £380
Literature: A large accumulation in eight cartons, incl. handbooks with Proud The Postal History of British Borneo, The Postal History of Fiji, The Postal History of Malaya in three volumes, auction catalogues, publications with Postal History International 1972 to 1979 complete, The Philatelist, P.J.G.B., etc. The buyer of this lot is responsible for the removal from our offices
42 | £200
Literature: ''The Royal Philatelic Collection'' by Sir John Wilson, leather bound, very good condition with original box.
43 | £290
Literature: An accumulation in two cartons, incl. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Stamps vols I, II and IV by Robson Lowe, auction catalogues, handbooks, etc.
44 | £210
Literature: A selection in two cartons, incl. Postage Stamps in the Making by F.J. Melville, Sudan The Stamps and Postal Stationery by E.C.W. Stagg, Albums Weeds by R.B. Earee (2nd. edition), etc.
45 | £160
Literature: A selection, incl. Billig's Philatelic Handbook vols 4 to 7, 9 to 12, 18, 20 to 22, Album Weeds in two volumes by Rev. R.B. Earee, etc.
46 | £110
Literature: A selection in a carton, incl. A Century of Stamp Production by Waterlow (with Specimen stamps), Burma by Davis and Martin, Soruth by Wood and Meher, auction catalogues, etc.
47 | £320
Maps: A large accumulation of all World maps contained in four cartons, incl. China, Europe, Scandinavia, North and South America, and a very extensive range of collector notes regarding the Post Offices, etc. The buyer of this lot is responsible for the removal from our offices
48 | £300
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee: Sets complete mint (less British Forces in Egypt) in an album, mainly fine. (250).
49 | £320
Omnibus Issues: 1935 Silver Jubilee: Sets complete used (less British Forces in Egypt) in a special album, incl. some on cover, varied condition.
50 | £230
Omnibus Issues; 1937 Coronation set complete (less G.B.) all in unmounted mint corner blocks of four, mainly fine.
52 | £750
Omnibus issues: 1948-49 Silver Wedding sets, complete unmounted mint in a stockbook, fine. (138)
53 | £130
Omnibus Issues: 1949 U.P.U. complete British Commonwealth issues (less Malaya-Johore), mainly fine unmounted mint. (306).
54 | £5500
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation in eight cover albums and loose, contained in two cartons, incl. Aden, Channel Islands, Cyprus, India, Italian Colonies, Jamaica, Libya, maritime and military mail, etc. (100's)
55 | £150
Postal History and Covers: An all world accumulation of covers and cards, incl. G.B. with maritime mail, censored covers, airmails, etc. (approx 400 items)
56 | £220
Postal History and Covers: A selection of military mail, incl. Great Britain, Russia, U.S.A., censored mail, P.O.W., etc. (approx 271 items)
57 | £230
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.E.II accumulation of covers, incl. British Antarctic Territory, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands, range of unused K.G.VI to Q.E.II Air Letters, etc. (few 100s)
58 | £170
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards, incl. France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, etc. (approx 412 items)
59 | £1400
Postal History and Covers: A collection of Airgraphs on leaves, incl. Canada, Egypt, Great Britain, India, South Africa, advertising, unused forms, articles and literature, etc. (few 100s)
60 | £110
Postal History and Covers: An all World selection of covers and cards, incl. Germany, Great Britain, New Zealand, Switzerland, etc. (approx 320 items)
61 | £110
Postal History and Covers: A selection of Middle East covers and cards, incl. Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, etc. (approx 390 items)
62 | £260
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation of covers and cards, incl. Great Britain, India, Ireland, postal stationery, etc. (approx 306 items)
63 | £210
Postal History and Covers: A selection of military covers and cards from 1915 to 1920, incl. Dunsterforce, North Persia Force, Kasvin Military Hospital, Indian F.P.O's in Bushire, etc. (12 items).
64 | £80
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers and cards from 1950, incl. British Africa, Great Britain, f.d.c's, etc. (approx 330 items)
65 | £85
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers, cards, fronts and a few stamps, incl. World War I and II, censored mail, etc. (120)
68 £7500
The outstanding collection of Transatlantic Mail formed by Colin Tabeart, containing extensive research into the vessels used, routes and rates, well written-up on leaves, incl. 1826 (Dec. 28) entire from London to Philadelphia, carried by H.M.S. Redpole, left Falmouth on the 11th. January and arrived in Bermuda on the 3rd. March, transferred to Cunard contract brig ''Susan'', left Bermuda on 6th, March and landed at Annapolis on 18th. March, bearing unframed ''SHIP'', ''ANNAPS. MD'' datestamp and ''PAID'' marks all in red, ''4/4'' rate mark deleted upon arrival and ''141/2'' U.S. postage due, 1838 sextuple rate freight money entire letter carried by the Royal William to London, bearing manuscript ''11/2 oz 2.25'' also ''9/6'', ''PHILADELPHIA'' datestamp and boxed ''PAID'' both in blue, on reverse has unframed ''LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER'' in red, 1839 entire to Paris carried by the British Queen (stated to be the only transatlantic steamship to arrive at a British port during the uniform 4d. post period), with manuscript rate marks of ''1/6'', ''1/-'', ''28'', landed at Gravesend with step-type ''GRAVESEND/SHIP LETTER'' in red, London transit marks of 25th. Dec., 1840 entire from Baltimore to London by the S.S. President, manuscript rate marks ''183/4'' U.S. inland and ''25'' freight money prepaid and ''8d.'' ship charge upon arrival, 1846 (May) envelope from Rotterdam to Philadelphia carried from Liverpool by S.S. Great Britain, with manuscript ''Payee to Liverpool'' and ''4/2'', oval unframed ''SHIP LETTER/LONDON'' and ''NEW YORK/SHIP/12'' datestamps, Anglo-US Treaty with 1860 envelope from Windsor to Illinois franked by 1855-57 6d. vertical wing margined pair tied by Windsor duplex's, ''CHICAGO AM. PKT/24 PAID'' c.d.s., 1862 (Jan) envelope from Red River (Canada) to London via Detroit then by Allen Line from Portland, manuscript ''Paid 24cts'' unframed ''PAID'' rare ''PEMBINA/MIN'' c.d.s. and ''DETROIT AM. PKT./3 PAID'' c.d.s., 1866 envelope written on board ship off Southampton, landed there as a ship letter and forwarded to America by U.S. Packet, bearing unframed ''12/CENTS'' rate mark, unframed ''SOUTHAMPTON/SHIP-LETTER'', a superb range of Cunard Line mails with 1848 (June) entire from England via Liverpool to New York, franked by 1847-54 1s. (2) cut to shape, endorsed ''Per Caledonia Steamer'', and New York ''48'' surcharge(on the first Retaliatory rate voyage), 1849 (Jan) entire from Leith to New York, franked by 1841 2d. LA-LF strip tied by ''131'' numerals, handstruck ''7'' (the restored rate) on reverse has boxed ''DUKE ST/LEITH'', 1852 (Dec) entire from Galveston to Belfast, endorsed ''Paid'', with handstruck ''ABOVE 1/2 OZ'' rate marks ''19'' in red and ''AUGUSTA'', ''PAID'' (twice) and ''24'' in blue, prepaid one full rate, but overweight so one rate only due, 1858 (August) double rate entire from Liverpool to New York, franked by 1856-58 1d. RA-RC strip and 1855-57 1s. pair tied by ''466'' numerals, handstruck ''10'' and ''PAID'' both in red, 1859 (April) entire from Newcastle to Salem, endorsed ''Per Persia Str. from Liverpool, franked by 1855-57 1s., with ''38/CENTS'', overstruck by large ''NEW YORK/Br. PKT/48'' datestamp, also ''ABOVE 1/2 Oz'' in red, Liverpool maritime markings with 1856 July) entire from Demerara to Liverpool, with manuscript ''3/'' rate mark, and a good strike of the scarce dotted double arc ''LIVERPOOL/A'' datestamp. 1858 (Nov) entire endorsed ''Persia'' and ''Paid late'', franked by 1855-57 1s. pair and single, with ''PAID/SHIP'', ''10/Cents'', ''NEW YORK/48'' all in red, on reverse has double arc ''LIVERPOOL/F.R.H.'' datestamp, 1859 (Jan) entire from Liverpool to Savannah, franked by 1855-57 1s. pair tied by ''466'' barred ovals, with ''5/CENTS'' and ''BOSTON 24 Br. PKT/PAID'' datestamp, on reverse has double arc ''LIVERPOOL/F.R.H.'' datestamp, U.S. Packets with 1854 (Oct) cover from London to New York, endorsed ''By the St. Louis via Southampton'', franked by 1847-54 1s. and 1856-58 1d. LI, with ''21/CENTS'' unframed ''PAID'' in red, 1851 (April) entire from Syracuse to Germany by Bremen closed mail, arrived at New York four days after the regular Bremen steamer left, so was sent by S.S. Humboldt, with many manuscript rate marks, ''121/4'' and two line ''AMERICA/UBER BREMEN'' in red, 1865 (Jan) mourning envelope from Allentown, Pa, to Ireland by the U.S. Packet City of Baltimore, bearing ''24'' rate mark, New York transit and a fine strike of the scarce Dublin ''1S'' due mark, West Indies mails with 1873 entire from Manchester to Curacao, franked by 1867-80 1s. plate 7 LD tied by Manchester duplex, handstruck ''121/2/CENTS'' in red, 1880 (Jan) envelope from Black River, Jamaica to Southampton, bearing 1873-80 2d. (2) and 4d. tied by ''A 30'' barred ovals and with ''SOUTHAMPTON/PACKET LETTER'' c.d.s., etc. ( 260 items). A marvellous collection. Photo.
69 | £1850
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Air Crashes: 1928 to 1974, a collection on leaves, incl. 1928 (Sept. 15) cover from U.S.A. to France, Catapult plane forced down in the Scilly Isles with small two line cachet ''Mail rescued at Sea from Plane/Abandoned 400 miles from Paris'', 1935 (Dec. 20) Pan American Clipper capsized and sank upon landing bearing straight line cachet ''ACCIDENT D'AVIATION'' cover from New York to Rio, 1936 (Aug. 22) ''Scipio'' two crash covers, one with label, other with cachet, 1937 (Aug. 30) diplomatic envelope from Ecuador to Washington with types ''Received August 5, 1937 in air/mail pouch from American Legation at/Montevideo, Uruguay. Pouch recovered/August 3, 1937 from Pan American plane/N.C. 15065 lost at sea off Cristobal/Canal Zone, August 2, 1937'', 1937 (Oct. 1) flying boat ''Courtier'' envelope from Jerusalem to Poland, bearing German cachet and sealing label, 1937 (Dec. 5) hydroplane ''Cygnus'' sank on take off from Brindisi, three covers with different cachets, 1938 (Nov. 27) flying boat ''Calpurnia'' crash at Lake Habbaniya, Iraq, two covers with different cachets, 1970 (Feb. 21) Swissair jet ''Coronado'' crash caused by bomb in a mail bag, bearing cachet in French, etc. (46 items).
70 £780
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1843 (Aug. 4) Paddle Steamer ''Memnon'' wrecked off the African coast at Cape Guardafui on a voyage from Bombay to Suez. Letter only headed Calcutta June 10th. 1844, with manuscript note ''From the wreck of the Memnon, Rec'd Jany 17 1844''. Also a letter only from Birmingham written by the same person who made the wreck notation. Described in Hopkins, very rare as only three items recorded. Photo.
71 £1350
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1844 (June 22nd) Barque ''Isabella'' sailed from Melbourne bound for London, during a storm in the Bass Strait, the Isabella was totally wrecked and the passengers and crew managed to get to Flinders Island. Some boxes were washed ashore over the next few weeks, one which contained a small amount of mail. Entire posted in Melbourne on June 11th. and reached London on 13th. February 1845. It was redirected to Malta. Extremely rare as stated only three items known. Photo.
72 £650
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1849 (Sept. 1) ''Hibernia'', departed Halifax N.S. on August 29th., on September 1st. ran aground at Chebucto Head. She returned to Halifax and transferred the mails to the ''Canada'', An entire to London. Rare as stated only five items recorded. Photo.
73 £500
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1854 (Mar. 28) Steamer ''Australian'', sailing from Australia to London, ran aground at Green Point near Cape Town. The passengers, mail and gold were landed and forwarded on H.M.S. Marauder. Cover endorsed ''Per Steam Ship Australian'' with Adelaide Paid datestamp. Rare, stated only four items recorded from this wreck. Photo.
75 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1858 (Feb. 16) S.S. ''Ava'' wrecked off the coast of Ceylon. Envelope from India to Bath, bearing a good strike of the two line ''Saved from the wreck/of the Ava'' cachet, scarce. Photo.
76 £420
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1859 (Aug. 20) ''Northam'' sailed from Sydney on July 14th. and ran aground on the Shab Baraja Reef near Jeddah on August 20th. The mails were loaded onto the island of Myetta along with the passengers. Five days later the vessel was refloated and the mail and passengers reloaded. Entire from Port Albert, Victoria to Devon. Stated one of ten reported. Photo.
77 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1862 (Nov. 19) S.S. ''Colombo'' wrecked at Shebar River, West Africa, two envelopes to England, both bearing on face or reverse a fine boxed ''Saved from the wreck of/the Colombo'', scarce. Photo.
78 £650
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1869 (Aug. 7) Steamer ''Germania'' wrecked near Cape Race. Wells Fargo 10c. stationery envelope, sent from Victoria B.C. to England, has no salvage label, but dated at New York the 3rd. August and with London receiving mark of 23rd. August. On reverse has manuscript ''Been to the bottom of the Atlantic/taste the paper + see'' , badly water damaged and stamps washed off, stated one of only six reported. Photo.
79 £400
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1869 (Sept. 13) P & O Steamer ''Carnatic'' sailing from London to Bombay, and was wrecked off Shadwan Island in the Gulf of Suez with the loss of 30 lives. Some mail bags were recovered by divers. Opened out letter with stamps washed off, bearing label ''Recovered from wreck of the Carnatic''. Photo.
80 £650
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1881 (April 29) Steamer Tararua sailed from Port Chalmers and struck a reef in thick fog. Seven mail bags were recovered and returned to Port Chalmers, another washed ashore a few days later, Envelope from New Zealand showing two line ''SAVED FROM WRECK/OF ''TARARUA'', rare. Stated one of nine reported. Photo.
81 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1886 (Mar. 14) Steamer ''Oregon'' was lost off Fire Island, New York after a collision with a schooner. Envelope from London to New York with manuscript ''p 'Oregon'' Cunard Stmr/Foundered off Long Island Mar 14 1886/Rec'd April 12 1886'', another envelope with the printed label, also envelope with manuscript endorsement ''From the Oregon''. (3 items). Photo.
82 £260
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1892 (Jan. 31) S.S. ''Eider'' ran aground off Isle of Wight. Two envelopes and a card, all from the U.S.A., two to Austria, the other to Syria, both with violet boxed cachet ''Saved from wreck/of S.S. Eider.''. Photo.
83 £720
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1892 (Nov. 23) Steamship ''Spree'', sailed from Southampton on November 23rd., and on the 26th. in the middle of the Atlantic, the shaft broke causing a puncture in the hull below the waterline flooding the mail. Envelope with label ''Post Office, New York, NY/This piece of mail was/damaged by water through the/breaking of the shaft on the/steamship ''Spree'' which sailed/from Southampton, Nov. 23rd./Cornelius Van Bott/Postmaster'' on reverse. Stated one of ten examples reported. Photo.
84 | £2700
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1894 to 1961 a collection on leaves, incl. 1894 (Nov. 1) ''Wairarapa'' totally wrecked at Great Barrier Island with two line cachet ''Saved from wreck of the/WAIRARAPA'', 1903 (June 7) Steamer ''Liban'' was sunk after a collision with the steamer ''Insulaira'' off the Isles Maire, envelope bearing straight line ''NAUFRAGE de LIBAN'', 1909 (Feb. 28) ''Ville D'Alger'' collided with the ''Orlanais'' outside Marseille, two envelopes bearing two line cachet ''NAUFRAGE DE LA/VILLE D'ALGER'', 1955 (Nov. 22) M.V. ''Ocean Mail'' was in collision with the ''Arizona'' in the Columbia River, cover bearing two line cachet in red ''DAMAGED IN SHIP FIRE/AT SEATTLE'', range of W.W.II wreck covers, Torpedoed Ships, postcards , prints of wrecks from the London Illustrated News, etc. (61 items plus ephemera).
85 £200
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1895 (Jan. 30) S.S. Elbe, collided with another ship about 50 miles from Lowestoft, the mail bags thought lost but some later washed up. Envelope from Germany to U.S.A., bearing four line ''Geborgen aus der/Postladung des untergegangenen/Dampfers Elbe/Postamt 1 Bremen'' in violet and bilingual red boxed ''Paid! Stamp lost''. Photo.
86 £300
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1896 (Feb. 29) S.S. ''Ailsa'' was anchored in New York harbour, when in thick fog the French Steamer ''La Bourgogne'' collided with her and started to sink. The captain was able to beach the vessel. Envelope from New York to Jamaica, on reverse has printed label ''This article of Mail matter has/been recovered from the wreck of/S.S. Ailsa which sunk in New/York harbour on 29th February,/1896''. Stated to be one of ten recorded. Photo.
88 £500
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1898 (Apr. 30) opened-out soldier's envelope from Haifa, endorsed ''From No. 3619 Pte J. Ferguson 1st. Cameron/Stamps not Procurable'' and countersigned, on reverse has straight line ''Wet through collision on the Nile'', rare. Photo.
89 £700
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Feb. 28) S.S. ''Labrador'' sailing from Nova Scotia to Liverpool, ran aground on Mackenzie Rock in the Hebrides, two covers, one with two line ''RECOVERED FROM WRECK/OF SS LABRADOR'', other with boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'' both in violet. Photo.
90 £2100
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (July 30) envelope from Frankfort, U.S.A. to Manila, bearing three line cachet ''DAMAGED MAIL/off S.S. Morgan City/Manila P.I, 9-19-99''. The ''Morgan City'', a troopship, went down of the south east coast of Japan at Innosimo. The mail could not be removed at the timeof sinking but was later salvaged by divers. Water damaged and stamp washed off. Extremely rare as stated only five examples known. Photo.
90 | £2100
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (July 30) envelope from Frankfort, U.S.A. to Manila, bearing three line cachet ''DAMAGED MAIL/off S.S. Morgan City/Manila P.I, 9-19-99''. The ''Morgan City'', a troopship, went down of the south east coast of Japan at Innosimo. The mail could not be removed at the timeof sinking but was later salvaged by divers. Water damaged and stamp washed off. Extremely rare as stated only five examples known. Photo.
91 £300
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Oct. 30) Ferryboat ''Chicago'' sank when it collided with the steamer ''City of Augusta''. Long envelope from Jersey City to Staten Island, bearing printed label ''POST OFFICE, NEW YORK, N.Y./This piece of mail was damaged/through the sinking of the Penn. R.R./ferryboat ''Chicago'' which occurred at/about 12.45 a.m. on October 31st, 1899''. Photo.
92 £210
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1899 (Dec. 31) Steamer ''Bore'' sailing from Stockholm, ran aground between Soderarm and Furusund, Sweden due to bad weather, slipped off the rocks and sank. Ten bags of mail were salvaged, postcard and envelope bearing small and larger perforated labels ''Tillhor/Angf. Bores/post'', scarce. Photo.
93 £350
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1900 (Apr. 5) S.S. ''Mexican'', after collision with the troop transport ''Winkfield'' sank 80 miles from port. All crew and passengers saved and almost all the mail was transferred to the ''Winkfield''. Envelope bearing two line ''RECOVERED FROM/WRECK OF MEXICAN'' in red and postcard with the rare four line cachet in German, both from Cape of Good Hope, former to England, latter to Germany. Photo.
95 £320
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1901 (Feb. 22) S.S. ''City of Rio de Janeiro'' when entering San Francisco Bay struck a ledge of rocks and sank. Japanese 4s. stationery card to London, bearing three line cachet ''Damaged in wreck/of S.S. Rio de Janeiro/Feb 22 1901''. Photo.
96 £90
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Feb. 21) Steamship Berlin on a voyage from Harwich struck the breakwater on the river Maas, the ship breaking in two with only 15 surviving out of 120 passengers and 60 crew. Envelope nearing two line cachet ''BESCHADIDG DOOR RAMP/HARWICH BOOT''. Photo.
97 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Mar. 18) S.S. ''Jebba'' wrecked on Bolt Tail, South Devon, three covers, one from Southern Nigeria, one from Lagos, other from Sierra Leone, all bearing two line ''SALVED FROM/SS JEBBA'' in violet. Photo.
98 £400
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1907 (Mar. 3) Steamer Dakota on a voyage from Seattle to Yokohama and Hong Kong, wrecked two miles from Noshima lighthouse near Tokyo. Envelope from Troy, N.Y. to Nagasaki, bearing bilingual label ''Soaked and damaged in the wreck/of ''Dakota''. Tokio Post Office'', on reverse has three Japanese Officially sealed labels. Photo.
99 £550
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1908 (Mar. 17) S.S. ''Pomona'' sailing from San Francisco to Eureka, California, went ashore near Fort Ross. The mail was lying in 30 feet of water and 200 bags of mail were salvaged. Envelope from Ohio to Eureka, bearing faint (as usual) cachet ''FROM WRECK OF S.S. POMONA/MARCH 17 1908''. Stated to be one of five reported. Photo.
100 £680
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1908 (Nov. 26) Steamer ''Finance'' bound for Colon, collided with the liner ''Georgic'' off Sandy Hook, New York, a bag of mail was picked up the next day. Postcard from Ireland to Peru, bearing on picture side a printed label ''Post Office, New York, N.Y./INQUIRY DEPARTMENT/The piece of mail herewith was recov-/ered from wreck of Steamer Finance, which/was sunk through collision with Steamer/Georgic, Thursday, Nov. 26, 1908'', rare. Stated one of only ten reported. Photo.
103 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1914 (Feb. 10) ''Empress of Ireland'' sailing from Quebec to Liverpool, was struck by the Norwegian collier ''Storstad'' off Father Point on the St. Lawrence river. Two envelopes, both with ''Recovered by divers from wreck of S.S. Empress of Ireland''. Photo.
104 | £350
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1915 (Jan. 22) S.M.S. ''Blucher'' sunk in the battle of Dogger Bank. Feldpostcarte with German cachets ''Ship Sunk'' and ''Return'', also 1914 postcard from the ship, 1916 (June 1st) S.M.S. ''Pommern'' sunk at the battle of Jutland, envelope endorsed ''Marine Post'' with German cachets ''Ship Sunk'' and ''Return'', also 1916 postcard from the ship.
105 £580
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Jan.) The steamer Appam was bound for Liverpool when it was captured 60 miles north of Madeira. She was retained as a prison ship and arrived at Norfolk, Virginia in the charge of a German prize crew in February. The mail was released, with manuscript endorsement ''January 1916, Captured by the German Gun Boat, and run into America by German Sailors but afterwards handed over to British Government by the American Government''. Large envelope (slightly reduced at left), from Sierra Leone to England, bearing 1d. (3) and 6d. (faults), endorsed ''Appam''. An interesting item. Photo.
106 £450
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Feb. 14) ''Newton'', caught fire in Sunderland harbour, postcard from France to Russia, bearing boxed cachet ''Avarie par incendie/a bord du paquebot/''Newton'' Sunderland/le 14 fvrier 1916'', scarce. Photo.
107 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Mar.) Torpedo ship S.S. ''Sussex'' was torpedoed by the German Submarine UB29 while crossing the Channel. Envelope returned to England and forwarded twice, then sent to Italy where it was charged 25c. postage due, has boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN WATER''. Photo.
108 £120
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Sept. 20) envelope to Ryde, Isle of Wight. carried on the ferry ''Portsdown'' which struck a mine and sank near Ryde, bearing two line ''DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION'' cachet in violet, stamp washed off. Photo.
109 £1050
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Nov. 23) envelope from London to Copenhagen via Leith, carried on the steamship ''Arthur'' which was sunk by a German warship en route to Gteborg. With censor label and wax seal, the stamps washed off. Reverse shows large printed label in Danish 'Copenhagen Postmaster 30 Nov. 1916. Damaged by Sea Water. This item has been transported on the steamship Arthur'. One of only five reported items. Photo.
110 £300
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1916 (Dec. 16) envelope from Stuttgart to Argentine, with manuscript ''Tauchboot-Brief'' , has three line cachet ''ZURUCK/Wegen Einstellung des Tauchboot/briefverkehrs zuruch an Absender'' (Return to Sender as submarine mail service is suspended). The letter was returned to the sender who acknowledged receipt of the refund of two marks on reverse. The envelope was sent to the Bremen P.O. and endorsed in manuscript on the front ''Tauchboot Gebuhe Erstattet'' (Submarine Fee Refunded). A most interesting item. Photo.
111 £420
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1917 S.S. ''Karmala'' attacked by submarine, north of Sicily, but managed to escape undamaged. The following day the ship struck rocks near Vada, south of Livorno, and the ship was dry docked. Envelope from Western Australia to England, bearing red boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER,-I.S.''. Photo.
112 £220
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1918 (May 2) S.S. Kenilworth Castle whilst sailing in convoy from South Africa on June 4th. in the Channel was in collision with one of the escorting destroyers, setting off two depth charges. The ship was towed into Plymouth Sound and beached. Two envelopes, one to France bearing ''ACCIDENT DE SERVICE'', the other to England showng ''DAMAGED BY SEA WATER'' cachet. Photo.
114 £180
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1927 envelope from Oubangui to France, with two line cachet ''COURRIER NAUFRAGE/SUR LE CONGO''. Steamer Largeau got into trouble a short distance from Brazzaville. The ship was badly damaged and some bags of mail were salvaged. Stated only ten reported. Photo.
115 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1929 S.S. ''Fort Victoria'' sailing from New York to Bermuda, rammed by S.S. ''Algonquin'' and sank in New York harbour. Long envelope bearing on reverse a printed label ''Post Office, New York, N.Y./This article (damaged by water) is part of/the contents of the mail sacks for Bermuda on/board the S.S. Fort Victoria, which vessel, in a/dense fog, was rammed by the S.S. Algonquin/and sank in New York Harbor December 18, 1929.'', rare. Photo.
116 £80
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1930 (Mar. 12) P & O Steamer ''Comorin'', caught fire as she was about to sail from Colombo, postcard bearing boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'' in violet. Photo.
117 £110
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1932 (June) ''El Golea'' was lost on a run from Algeria to France near the Balearic Islands. Envelope from Constantine to Paris, bearing unframed ''ACCIDENT DE MER'' with French sealing tape on reverse. Photo.
119 £440
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1936 (Dec. 23) S.S. ''Cesare Battisti'' sank due to boiler explosion at Massowah, Eritrea. Postcard from Italy to Somalia, bearing printed label ''Recuperato dal s/s Cesare Battisti/Sinistrato OL 23/12/1936 - XV'', extremely rare as stated one of only two recorded. Photo.
120 £650
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1937 (May 13) the ketch ''Yvonne'', was wrecked on the Coromandel Peninsula, transporting cargo and mail from Sunday Island in a semi-official capacity to Auckland, some cargo and a little mail was saved. Envelope endorsed ''Sunday Island no stamps available'', addressed to Auckland, with red manuscript ''Salvaged from/Ketch Yvonne''. Stated one of only two recorded. Photo.
122 £720
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1940 (Dec. 6) envelope from Melbourne, sent on board the steamer ''Triona'', which was attacked, captured and sunk by German surface raiders Komet and Orion on her way to Ocean Island. The passengers and mail were landed on Emirau Island, New Guinea on December 21st. The mail was then returned to Sydney on January 23rd. 1941 and there endorsed in red ''Raid Mail''. Stated one of only eight reported items. Photo.
124 £120
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1943 On Active Service envelope from a British Navy ship to London, with red ''POST/OFFICE/MARITIME/MAIL'' and Navy censor cachet, on reverse has two line ''DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION'' cachet in violet, no indication of how the damage occurred. Photo.
125 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1943 (Aug. 31) the tug boat ''Sprig'' owned by the Red Salmon Canning Co., was carrying mail semi-officially from Naknek on Bristol Bay, Alaska to Ugashik village, went aground and broke up during a storm. Of four pouches and three sacks of mail only one pouch survived. Envelope from Pilot Point to Washington, endorsed in manuscript ''Salvaged from Pouch lost in/wreck of M.S. Sprig Aug. 17th 1943 outside mouth Ugashik River''. Stated the only item recorded from this disaster. Photo.
128 £550
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1945 (Nov. 29) M.V. ''Clarenville'' collided with the ''Kelowna Park'' in the Bay of Islands, Newfoundland. Envelope from Flowers Cove to St. John's, bearing ''Salvaged Mail From M.V. Clarenville'', scarce. Photo.
129 £190
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1946 (Mar. 31) M.S. ''Arabritt'' wrecked between Gdansk and Norrkping, Sweden. Envelope from Turkey to Sweden, with transparent 'ambulance' envelope bearing printed label ''Forsandelsen har skadats under/befordran med m/s Arabritt fran/Gdansk till Norrkping''. Photo.
130 £620
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1947 (May 6) Steamship ''Allegheny Victory'' collided off Galveston, Texas with the oil tanker ''Esso Greenville''. The envelope is damaged by fire, water and oil, placed in a post office 'ambulance' envelope (reduced at left) with explanatory label. Stated to be the only example of mail from this wreck. Photo.
131 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1953 (Jan. 31) Steamer ''Princess Victoria'' sank in a gale between Stranraer and Larne. Fifteen weeks later one of her mail bags was picked up by a trawler. Window envelope from London, bearing two line ''DAMAGED BY/SEA WATER''. Stated one of only ten recorded. Photo.
133 £520
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1955 (July 29) ''Star of Malta'' ran into a reef off Dragonera Point at Sliema Creek, Malta. Envelope from New York to Malta, bearing two line cachet ''DAMAGED BY SEAWATER/EX STAR OF MALTA 29.7.55'' on reverse has Officially Sealed label. Stated one of only ten recorded. Photo.
135 £230
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1972 Shirly Lykes suffered an explosion while at sea. Large envelope from U.S.A. to South Africa, bearing a bilingual label ''DAMAGED BY EXPLOSION ON BOARD/SHIP AT SEA EX NEW ORLEANS, USA./TO CAPE TOWN''. Stated one of five recorded. Photo.
136 | £850
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: A collection of p.p.c.'s depicting ships before and after incidents, incl. liners, sailing ships, military vessels, river steamers, submarines, etc. (412 items)
137 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1870 (Aug. 30) Siege of Metz, entire from Lille to Metz, franked by Laureated 20c. tied by ''2046'' lozenge, undelivered due to the siege which ended on 27th. October 1870, eventually delivered in April 1871. Photo.
138 £140
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1870 (Nov. 9) Le Daguerre ballon mont entire to Cherbourg, franked 20c. lightly cancelled by ''892'', with Paris La Chapelle St. Denis c.d.s. of Nov. 9th, and backstamped Cherbourg arrival mark dated 29th. November.The Daguerre was brought down by Prussian fire and four of its five bags of mail captured. This item would have been fortunate enough to have been in a fifth bag which was jettisoned over the forest of Ferrires. Lhritier 28. Photo.
139 £480
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1870 (Nov. 16) Lettre-Journal entire with Gazette des Absents issue 8 (Nov. 16) flown by the Gnral Ulrich, addressed to Albano, Rome, readdressed upon arrival and franked Crs 10c. and Laureated 40c. tied by toile ''35'' and ''MINISTERE DES FINANCES PARIS'' c.d.s., red framed ''PD'', backstamped Rome receiving mark of Nov. 30, fine. Photo.
140 £420
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1870 (Nov. 21) Ville D'Orleans Ballon Monte, Lettre Journal entire, Gazette des Absents no. 10. The balloon was blown off course and landed in Norway. On approaching the coast of Norway, one bag of mail was cast overboard. Stamp washed off and water stained. Mentioned in the letter is a dpche-rponse card unused, scarce. Photo.
141 £750
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1870 (Dec. 28) Boule de Moulins, entire from Bordeaux addressed to Paris, and endorsed''Par Moulins, Allier'', bearing Laureated 80c. and Bordeaux 20c., cancelled by ''532'' lozenges with Bordeaux despatch c.d.s. below, most letters from boules committed to the river tending to be water-affected to some degree, but this has no trace, fine and very scarce. Photo.
142 | £920
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1899 to 1970, a collection on leaves, incl. 1899 (Oct. 18) envelope from Cape Town to Kimberly with ''Post Suspended'' in violet due to the Boers besieging the town, 1900 (Feb. 19) cover from Ladysmith to England endorsed ''Natal Field Force Stamps Unobtainable'' with ''10c'' due mark cancelled by ''FB'' mark, 1915 Siege of Przemysl, 1941 Siege of Leningrad, 1948 Arab Israeli war Siege of Jerusalem, etc. (24 items)
143 £1150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: Mafeking: 1900 (April 13) envelope to Cape Town franked type 1 serifed overprint 3d. on Cape 1d. pair (standing Hope) well tied, on reverse has Found Open and Officially Sealed label cancelled by Mowbray c.d.s., rare. S.G. 3. Photo.
144 £400
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1915 (Nov. 16) envelope from England, addressed to a Captain Floyd of the 2nd Br Norfolk Regt., c/o Judea Office London, blue crayon ''P.O.W.'' and two line ''UNDELIVERED THROUGH/CAPITULATION AT KUT'' and boxed ''R.E. (S.R.)/A.P.S.'' both in violet, scarce. Photo.
145 £600
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Siege Mail: 1942 (Feb. 8) Siege of Corregidor, official envelope from the 4th. Marines, addressed to Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington D.C., with U.S. Navy cancellation and ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' cachet. Possibly sent out by Submarine U.S.S. ''Swordfish''. Photo.
146 £1750
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1814 (Nov. 28) entire letter from New Orleans to New York via ship with manuscript ''25'' rate mark and faint New Orleans c.d.s. This was due to there being no overland or river route at the time. New Orleans was under blockade by the British Navy, preparatory to the attack which occurred in early 1815. Mail was slipped through the blockade and the dangerous waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic. The letter tells of British ships patrolling the coast to maintain the blockade among other military details. This is stated to be the only cover reported from this blockade. Photo.
147 £150
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1860-65 American Civil War stampless envelope with manuscript ''Letter of Prisoner of War by Flag of Truce via Hilton Head'', also envelope with 3c. and Confederate States 10c. with manuscript ''By flag of Truce via Fortress Monroe'', few faults. Photo.
148 £920
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: Civil War-Blockade Runner: 1862 (Aug. 20) envelope from Pendleton S.C. addressed to the Spanish Consul in Charleston, with Pendleton datestamp and ''PAID/5'' both in blue. This was part of the mail from the captured ''Nuestra Signora De Regal'' ship on its way to Cuba and intercepted at Port Royal where confiscated contraband material was sent to Philadelphia to be awarded by a prize court. Has red manuscript initials ''H.H.E.'' (Henry H.Elliot the Court Officer), rare. Photo.
150 £320
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1875 (June) Japanese 1s. stationery card from Kiban to Tokyo via Osaka, due to flooding has a red chop denoting ''delayed'', scarce.
151 £2300
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1879 (Dec 28) envelope from Forres (Dec. 27) to Aberdeen (Dec. 29) from the Tay Bridge disaster. The train fell into the River Tay when the railway bridge collapsed on December 28th with the loss of all seventy-people on board. Two mailbags were washed ashore and were taken to Dundee to be dried. Extremely rare and interesting item from the most infamous railway disaster in British history. Only eight examples have been recorded. Photo.
152 £270
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1890 (Feb. 18) envelope from Kingston, Jamaica to New York, the mail bag, which was carried on a donkey cart, spilled into the river and was washed away in the Houghton River, being recovered on February 21st. The reverse shows printed label ''This Postal-Packet was contained in the Mail/Bag from Kingston for New York via PortMaria/ Jamaica, for despatch per S.S. Bergenseren/which Mail Bag was washed away in the Houghton/River near Annotto Bay, on the night of Tuesday/ the 18th instant, and which was subsequently re-/covered''. A most interesting and rare item. Photo.
154 £450
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1896 (Nov. 16) envelope from San Francisco to Eureka, California, bearing printed label ''On November 16, 1896, while attempt-/ing to cross Ten Mile Creek near Layton-/ville Cal., stage was upset. Driver and/two horses drowned. The letter to/which this label is attached was in a/pouch which was submerged in stream/until Nov. 20, 1896''. A rare item as stated only one of five reported. Photo.
155 £380
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1897 (Oct. 24) envelope from Saranac Lake, N.Y. to New York, on reverse has label ''Post Office New York, NY/October 25 1897/This piece of mail matter/was damaged in an accident/on the NYW & HRRR near/Garrison N.Y. on October 24 1897/C Van Cott/Postmaster''. Stated only ten items reported. Photo.
156 £320
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1902 (Sept. 11) envelope from India to London, bearing red boxed ''DAMAGED BY IMMERSION/IN SEA WATER'' (''SEA'' deleted). Cover recovered from the wreck of the Madras-Bombay mail train which plunged into a river near Mangapatam after heavy floods caused the bridge to collapse, killing 62 people. Photo.
157 | £1100
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1906 to 1964, a selection of covers interrupted by natural disasters, incl. broken dam, earthquakes, floods, storms, etc. with some p.p.c.'s. (27 items)
158 £320
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1906 (July 23) the Havre and Spokane train derailed on emerging from a tunnel near Elk, Washington, plunged over a 75 foot embankment into the waters of Diamond Lake, the mail car being submerged in 20 feet of water and not recovered until four days later. Postcard from England to Washington showing two line ''Damaged in wreck near/CAMDEN. WASH. JLY 23'', scarce. Photo.
159 | £1050
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1908 to 1979, a selection of covers and cards, incl. 1941 (Aug. 6) registered cover from London to Birmingham, stamps cancelled by skeleton c.d.s. of the temporary P.O. used during the Blitz, 1970 (Apr.) cover from Gouda to Delfzijl and due to ice the mail van skidded into a river with explanatory violet cachet in Dutch, 1979 (July 7) envelope used in Birmingham, burnt and bearing label ''The Postmaster/is very sorry that/this packet has/been accidentally/in the post'' and manuscript ''BOMB DAMAGE'', etc. (21 items).
161 | £750
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: Prisoner of War mail, an all World selection of covers and cards, incl. World War I and II with Germany, Great Britain, Japan 1917 envelope to Shanghai with straight line ''Sec DES PRISONNIERS DE GUERRE'' in red, Russia, U.S.A., good range of Instructional marks, censor marks and labels, etc. (91 items).
162 £270
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1922 (July) opened-out envelope from Thurles to U.S.A. with manuscript ''Opened in Raid on Mail Car 15 July 22'' re-sealed by sheet margins, scarce I.R.A. item. Photo.
163 £120
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1937 (Jan.) envelope from Jeffersonville to San Francisco, bearing two line ''REFUSED (deleted) Damaged by/Ohio River Flood'', label on reverse with manuscript ''Recd Open/Sealed by C.D.S'' cancelled ''CHI. TERM. R.P.O./MAR.7'', scarce. Photo.
164 £110
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1937 (Apr.) due to extensive flooding around London, Ontario, a train was derailed and landed in the river. Envelope from Ecuador to Ontario, bearing two line cachet in blue ''DAMAGED BY WATER/DUE TO TRAIN WRECK''. Photo.
165 £110
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1946 Airmail envelope from Shanghai to Chefoo, bearing Chinese cachet stating 'Postal Route Blocked, Return to Sender', this due to Communist Forces occupying most part of Shantung and having established 'Liberated Areas' there, unusual. Photo.
166 £210
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1971 damaged and soiled Indian 10p. stationery card from New Barrackpore, bearing three line cachet in violet ''SALVAGED MAIL/Mail Destroyed By Pakistan./Army in April 1971''. Unusual. Photo.
168 £200
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1974 (Nov.) envelope from England to Western Australia, bearing two line cachet ''DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HI-JACK'', scarce. Photo.
169 £170
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Other Interruptions: 1975 (June 24) envelope from Bozeman, Montana to Temple Hills, Maryland, with Post Office letter explaining that the mail truck carrying the mail was hijacked at Livingston, Montana and later recovered from the bottom of a damp, abandoned well before being retained as evidence by a Federal Court. Finally delived in late July of the next year. Photo.
170 | £2700
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Various, an all World accumulation, incl. France, Great Britain, Italy, South Africa, U.S.A., with a good range of Instructional marks incl. detained mail, service suspended, returned mail, censor marks and labels, etc. (few 100s)
171 | £380
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Various, a selection of covers and cards, incl. Papua New Guinea, South Africa, U.S.A., censored mail, instructional marks, military mail, etc. (44 items).
172 | £500
The Jerry Santangelo Interrupted Mail: Various, a selection of covers and cards, incl. Germany, Italy, U.S.A., censor marks and labels, instructional marks, military mail, etc. (96 items).
173 £75
Egypt: 1866 (Jan.) 5pi. rose, imperforate single, unused, part original brown gum, scarce, also 1869 Renard 20pa. essay in blue with overprint, damaged at top, but rare. Photo.
174 | £1050
Egypt: 1867-75 issues, a collection in an album, incl. 1871 Penasson essays, imperforate no value (5) and 1pi. perforated, good range of printings, perforations, shades, minor plate flaws, etc. (few 100s)
175 £420
Egypt: 1867-71 10pa. dull lilac, bisected vertically and tied to piece of newspaper by Alessandria (Jan. 8th. 1871) c.d.s. fine, also one used on small fragment. Photo.
176 | £300
Egypt: 1881-92 10pa. green in a complete pane (10 x 6), 5pi. pale grey blocks of four (2) from top-right corner of sheet with ''4 OCT 86'' in red in margin, other from lower-right corner of sheet with ''7 APR 91'' across corner and initialed, 1888-1909 3m. two blocks of four, one from top-right corner of sheet with manuscript ''1 Stamp marked specm/ initialed 20/12/93'', other from lower-right corner of sheet with ''MAY 1905'' datestamp, De La Rue working proofs.
177 £260
Egypt: 1895 unissued Nile Winter Fte imperforate die proof of the central vignette only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''3 OCT.95'', fine. Photo.
178 £270
Egypt: 1895 unissued Nile Winter Fte imperforate die proof of the central vignette only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''3 OCT.95'', fine. Photo.
179 £380
Egypt: 1895 unissued Nile Winter Fte imperforate die proof of the frame only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''30 SEP.95'', fine. Photo.
180 £480
Egypt: 1895 unissued Nile Winter Fte set of three values, affixed to piece of De La Rue archive paper (71 x 160mm), headed ''Key 60 set. Ovpts. 60 set'' and dated ''NOV 1895'', extremely rare.
181 £290
Egypt: 1895 unissued Nile Winter Fte set of three values, fine unmounted mint and marginal. Photo.
182 | £600
Egypt: 1914-22 Pictorial issues: A selection on leaves, incl. 1914 set of imperforate proof pairs, also some blocks of four, 1915 2m. on 3m. variety surcharge inverted used on piece, 1921-22 set in mint blocks of four, 15m. imperforate plate proof block of four in black, etc. (approx 415)
183 £1000
Egypt: 1914 Pictorial issue: 4m. imperforate proof in red on glazed paper, mounted on sunken card (85 x 91mm), endorsed ''* These characters to be followed'', dated ''17th. Oct. 12'', bearing alternative labels, stamped ''APPROVED/POSTMASTER GENERAL'' signed and dated ''28-11-12'', surface scrape on stamp, otherwise fine, unique. Photo.
184 | £550
Egypt: 1922 Proclamation of the Monarchy: A collection in two albums, incl. 1m. and 15m. with trials of the overprint in red with gum, only 100 of each value exist, mint set, minor varieties, etc. (few 100s)
185 £1250
Egypt: 1923-24 Essays: 1922 Harrison & Sons 15m. offset-litho, both designs in blue and brown, all in marginal blocks of four on ungummed unwatermarked paper, fine. (16) Photo.
186 £150
Egypt: 1923-24 Essays: 1922 Harrison & Sons photogravure 5m. red-brown, 10m. red block of four and single, 15m. blue (3), 50m. grey, perforated 133/4 x 14, all on gummed (except 50m) watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
187 £420
Egypt: 1923-24 Essays: 1922 Harrison & Sons photogravure 5m. red-brown pair and single, 5m. blue, 50m. brown, green and red, all imperforate, some gummed, all on watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
188 £140
Egypt: 1923-24 Essays: 1922 Harrison & Sons photogravure 5m. red-brown perforated 133/4 x 14 in a block of six from top-left corner of sheet on gummed watermarked paper, fine. Photo.
189 | £1500
Egypt: 1923-24 King Fuad issue: A collection in an album, incl. imperforate colour trials with 1m. in black, block of four, 20m. deep green in block of four, 200m. mauve in a block of four, minor plate flaws, etc. (few 100s)
190 £820
Egypt: 1923-24 Trials for coils, 5m. vertical strip of ten with one coil join, horizontal strip of six with one coil join, all overprinted ''CANCELLED'', fine and very scarce. Photo.
191 | £980
Egypt: Airmails, a selection on stockleaves, incl. 1926-29 27m. deep violet mint block of four, 1931 Zeppelin sets (4, one mint and 3 on covers), 1933 Aviation Congress set on plain f.d.c., 1933 Air fourteen different values with oblique perforations, 5m. control block of four with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, control blocks, etc. (few 100s)
192 £450
Egypt: 1926 Port Fuad 5m. to 50p. set, c.t.o. with first day cancellations, fine, with Charles F. Hass certificates (1998). S.G. 141-44, cat. 950. Photo.
193 | £2300
Egypt: 1927-37 Second King Fuad issue: A collection in two albums, incl. 5m. with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, 5m. tte-bche gutter strip of four, tte-bche strip of six, oblique perforations (27), control blocks, plate flaws, etc. (100s)
194 £820
Egypt: 1929 Prince's Ninth Birthday set with ''Cancelled'' on reverse, also set with centre in black or brown, and normal set, fine. S.G. 178-181 vars. Photo.
195 £520
Egypt: 1936-37 King Fuad 1m. orange, 2m. black and 4m. blue-green in imperforate blocks (10 x 2) all with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, fine. Photo.
196 £320
Egypt: 1936 Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition set all with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, fine, marginal. Photo.
197 | £1600
Egypt: 1939-46 King Farouk, a collection, incl. 40m. single and corner block of four, 50m., 100m. single and block of four, 200m. single and block of four, 50p. all with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, range of control blocks to 50p. (8), E1 (5), etc. (approx 452)
198 £850
Egypt: 1944-51 King Farouk 1m. to E1 set of imperforates (15 values), mainly fine mint. Photo.
199 £520
Egypt: 1959-60 Definitive 100m. deep green and red orange, variety imperforate in an unmounted mint pane (4 x 4), few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 617var. Photo.
200 | £400
Egypt: 1962 to 1982, a selection of unadopted essays, incl. 1962 Mothers Day 10m. hand painted essay, 1962 Anniversary of the Revolution two large hand painted 10m. essays, slightly different, 1966 Anniversary of the Revolution 10m. hand painted essay, 1981 Personalities 30m. large hand painted essay, 1982 Suez Canal crossing 3p. hand painted essay, etc. (11 items).
201 | £3000
Egypt: A comprehensive collection from 1926 to 1951 in nine albums, incl. 1926 50p. purple mint, 1932 100m. on E1 mint (2), 1933 Railway set in control mint blocks of four, 1936 Treaty set with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, 1937-44 set of oblique perfs, 1938 Wedding E1 mint (2), used, 1943 Fifth Birthday 5m. + 5m. essay overprint (2, one with double, one albino), 1952 overprinted King of Egypt and Sudan 6m. mint block of six, one with date virtually omitted, Express 40m. overprint essays in red, blue, brown and green, control blocks, etc. (100s)
202 | £1150
Egypt: An accumulation in twenty-three albums, three stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in three cartons, incl. 1914 sets mint (3), 1934 U.P.U. to E1 used, 1953-56 set in mint control blocks of four, 1959-60 imperforate 4m. block of eight, 5m. blocks of four and eight, 60m. block of four, 1960 Post Day 10m. imperforate vertical pair, 1960 Aswan Dam 10m. and 35m. se-tenant pair variety imperforate, cancellations, control blocks, etc. (1,000s)
203 | £150
Egypt: A mint and used collection on leaves with 1867 to 5pi. used, 1914 set mint, 1931 Zeppelin pair mint, 1933-38 Air set mint, 1934 UPU set used, Postage Dues, Officials etc., varied condition.
204 | £110
Egypt: A selection from 1933 to 1956 in two stockbooks, incl. ranges of control blocks and singles, etc. (100s)
205 | £140
Egypt: A selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. British Forces in Egypt, postal stationery, etc. (few 100s)
206 | £520
Egypt: Literature: A library contained in five cartons, incl. Journal of the late Campaign in Egypt by Thomas Walsh 1801, Timbres D'Egypte by J.B. Moens 1880 rebound, La Posta Europea by L.D. Biolato, Les Postes en Egypte 1934, The Nile Post by J.H. Chalholoub, Egypt Stamps and Post History by P.A.S. Smith, named auction sales, old Zeheri catalogues, many articles, collector notes, etc. The buyer of this lot is responsible for the removal from our offices.
207 £270
Egypt: Postage Dues: 1952 overprinted ''King of Egypt and the Sudan'', set of twenty-three colour trials, all fine with full gum and royal ''cartouche'' on reverse. Ex The Palace Collection. (23). Photo.
208 | £2800
Egypt: Postage Dues: A mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1884 2m., 1p., 2p. and 5p. imperforate proofs in black, 2m. in green, 5m. red, 1p. blue and 2p. yellow, 1899-1907 1pi. imperforate plate blocks of four (2), both dated and initialed, perforated 2m. and 4m. panes (10 x 6) printers working proof both dated and initialled, 1914-15 imperforate proofs of the 2m. plate block of four, 4m. plate block of eight and 1p. plate block of four, all dated and initialled by printers, also imperforate blocks of four 2m., 4m. and 1p., covers, etc. (few 100s)
209 | £2100
Egypt: Officials: 1893-1914 no value stamp, a collection on leaves, incl. imperforate plate proofs in blocks of four (3, showing different watermark positions), pane of sixty working proof with ''7 NOV 1912'' and initials, range of used on official covers, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
210 £300
Egypt: Officials: 1893-1914 no value, cut-down die proof in black mounted on piece from the De La Rue's archives, with manuscript ''Sept 27 60 leads &/Oct 15. 12 leads/Repairs/To replace/240 set plate''. Photo.
211 £520
Egypt: Officials: 1907 (Feb-Aug) 3m. and 5m. plate blocks of twelve and 1p. (pane of sixty), perforated working proofs all with ''19 DEC 1906'' datestamps, mainly fine.
212 | £680
Egypt: Officials: 1922-23 ''O.H.E.M.S.'' overprints, a collection in an album, incl. a study of varieties with wide space, 5m. mint block of four, one showing double stop after ''H'', etc. (few 100s)
213 £2400
Egypt: Officials: 1924-25 'Ameeri' overprint 1m. orange and 4m. green vertical pair, scarce used on O.H.E.M.S. envelope from Giza to England, additionally franked 1922-23 1m., has Giza registration cachet applied in error and crossed out. Photo.
214 | £420
Egypt: Officials: 1938 issue, a collection in an album, incl. set in imperforate blocks of four with ''CANCELLED'' on reverse, oblique perforations, control blocks, used on covers, etc. (few 100s)
215 £320
Egypt: Officials: 1952 overprinted ''King of Egypt and the Sudan'', set of colour trials, all fine with full gum and royal ''cartouche'' on reverse. Ex The Palace Collection. (35). Photo.
216 £260
Egypt: Officials: 1952 overprinted ''King of Egypt and the Sudan'', set of colour trials, all fine with full gum and royal ''cartouche'' on reverse. Ex The Palace Collection. (35). Photo.
217 | £5200
Egypt: Officials: A comprehensive collection in eight albums, incl. 1907 1m., 2m. (2), 1p. (2), 5p. (2) 1p., (3) and 5p. (2) all in imperforate plate proof blocks of four, 1m. plate block of twenty, many minor varieties and covers, etc. (many 100s)
218 £300
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1887 1p. envelope, proof printed in grey on laid unwatermarked paper, fine, stated only two such ''proofs'' recorded. Photo.
219 | £270
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1889 to 1892, a selection of envelopes in an album, incl. 1892 5m. on 2p. with error ''IE'' in ''MILLIEMES'' transposed used and registered within Cairo, errors, inverts, misplaced, double, etc. (46 items)
220 | £210
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1892 5m. on 10m. envelopes (16 out of 20) with original P.O. wrapper, also 1888 5m. and 1891 3m. on 5m. stationery cards, ten of each in original P.O. wrappers.
221 £210
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1899 die proof of the 4m. postcard stamp, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''17 APR 99'' and marked ''BEFORE/HARDENING''. fine. Photo.
222 £900
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1906 1p. ultramarine, essay for a reply envelope (3), introduced and submitted to the U.P.U. Conference in Rome but not adopted. Photo.
223 £500
Egypt: Postal Stationery: King Fuad photographic essay for an embossed registered stamp, partly uncleared with alternative head above, on photographic paper (62 x 85mm), unusual. Photo.
224 £270
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1953 to 1975, a selection in an album, incl. 1954 6m. brown set of 25 view cards unused, envelopes, etc. (73 items).
225 | £750
Egypt: Postal Stationery: 1954 6m. Republican Tourist Views, the complete set of 100 cards comprising four sets of 25 views in blue, brown, green and violet respectively, each set in its original band as supplied, fine and very rare as a complete set. Balian 44a-44d, H & G 42a-45a.
226 | £150
Egypt: Postal Stationery: Envelopes, a selection in a stockbook, incl. unused and used, uprated and registered, etc. (143 items) The property of another vendor.
227 | £650
Egypt: Postal Stationery: Letter Sheets, a collection in an album, incl. 1911 5m. and 1912 1p. unused, 1922 5m. carmine unused, 1953 provisional 10m. on crossed out 10m. unused, etc. (79 items).
228 | £140
Egypt: Postal Stationery: Postal Cards, a selection in a stockbook, incl. postcards, reply cards, unused and used, etc. (128 items) The property of another vendor.
229 | £1050
Egypt: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes, a collection in an album, incl. 1913 10m. with English text only used, 1913 10m. text in English and Arabic unused (2), 1938-39 20m. unused (4), 1940 15m. and 20m. (2) frame removed unused, 1953 35m. over crossed out 30m. unused, etc. (49 items).
230 | £170
Egypt: Postal Stationery: Wrappers, a selection of wrappers in a stockbook, unused or used, also some air letters and letter sheets, etc. (90 items) The property of another vendor.
231 | £1700
Egypt: Postal Stationery: A comprehensive collection in twelve albums, incl. Postcards with, 1908 4m. unused with border, 1916 3m. on 2m. unused (2), used (2), 1928-29 reply cards separated and used for singles, message (2), reply unused, Envelopes with 1892 5m. on 10p. essay, Wrappers, range of varieties, etc. (100s)
232 | £500
Egypt: Revenues: A collection in five albums, incl. Cigarette Tax, Consular Service, range of documents and identity cards, etc. (few 100s)
233 £380
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1419 entire from Venice addressed to the Venetian Consul in Alexandria, bearing Guild mark and wafer, fine and scarce early item. Photo.
234 £170
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1420 entire from Venice addressed to the Venetian Consul in Alexandria, fine and scarce early item. Photo.
235 | £680
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1798 to 1870, a selection of pre-stamp and stampless entires in an album, incl. Posta Europea, etc. (38 items).
236 £450
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1799 entire from Alexandria to Samanud, bearing a good strike of the rare straight line ''Alexandrie''. Photo.
237 £600
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1800 entire from Cairo to Samanoud, bearing a fine straight line ''LE CAIRE''. Photo.
238 £1050
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1843 entire from Alexandria to Paria, bearing British P.O. Alexandria double arc datestamp, blue oval ''FORWARDED BY/MESSRS/BRIGGS & CO'', two disinfection slits and double circular ''PURIFIE LAZARET/MALTE''. Photo.
239 | £160
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1846 to 1856 entires (7) all bearing British Post Office in Alexandria double arc datestamps, handstruck and manuscript rates.
240 £1300
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1851 (Feb. 21) envelope to India, bearing double arc ''SUEZ'' datestamp in blue, and double oval ''FORWARDED BY/BRITISH HOTEL/CAIRO/S. SHEPHEARD.'' cachet, scarce. Photo.
241 £110
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1858 (Apr. 20) flimsy entire with enclosed letter inscribed inside ''Cairo 19th. April 1858'' sent via the British P.O. in Alexandria, thence to England. Written by Samuel Shepheard (founder of the eponymous hotel) to his uncle in Leamington Spa, interesting item. Photo.
242 £450
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1864 (May) cover from Italian Post Office Alexandria to Venice, endorsed ''Vapore Italiane'', bearing 1863-65 40c. and 60c. tied by boxed ''PIROSCAFI/POSTALI/ITALIANI'', scarce. Photo.
243 £620
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: 1891 (July 7) Official mail, 5m. stationery envelope with two strikes of the ''MAHALLET ABOU ALY'' negative seal, slight traces of staining. Photo.
244 | £600
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: A comprehensive collection of cancellations in thirteen albums and leaves, incl. Custom Service, Departure and Arrival marks, range of postal rates, Traffic cancellations, many covers and cards, etc. (many 100s)
247 | £1000
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Airmails: 1910 to 1987, a collection of stamps and covers in two albums and leaves, incl. 1928 (Nov.) Amsterdam-Cairo envelope by the aviator John Carbery (40 flown), 1933-38 to 100m. in mint plate blocks of four, 1944 ''AV 2'' cover from Ethiopia to England, etc. (100s)
248 | £75
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Cash cancellations: 1870-1991 a collection of covers, cards and stamps in an album, incl. good range of cancellations, money orders, etc. (few 100s)
249 | £270
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Egyptian Post Offices Abroad: A selection of stamps, incl. Constantinople, Djedda, Metelino, Smyrna, etc., mixed condition. (59).
250 | £270
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Express Mail: 1926 to 1985, a collection in an album, incl. various cachets and labels, rates, destinations, etc., (78 covers, 105 stamps).
251 | £780
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Foreign Post Offices: A collection of covers, cards and a few stamps, in an album, incl. Austrian P.O's, French P.O's, Italian P.O's with 1874 envelope to Pisa, bearing 1874 40c. tied by ''234'' numeral, etc. (41 items, 10 stamps).
252 | £230
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: French Post Offices: A selection in a stockbook, incl. Alexandria, Port Said with 1902-20 to 5f. used, a few covers, etc. (few 100s)
253 | £1150
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Great Britain used in Alexandria: A collection in an album, incl. 1875 1/4d. stationery card cancelled ''B01'' , 1867 10d. red-brown FC, TA, also British Forces in Egypt 1882 21/2d. blue plate 22 CK used on 1882 (Sept. 15) envelope, 1884 21/2d. lilac, etc. (few 100s)
254 | £1050
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Hotel Posts: A collection of mainly covers and cards in three albums and leaves, incl. Cataract, Continental Savoy, Ghezereh Palace, Luxor Winter Palace, San Stefano, Savoy, Shepheard's, Simon Artz, Thomas Cook, advertising envelopes, p.p.c's, a few registered items, etc. (few 100s)
255 £480
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Hotel Posts: 1908, 1909, two envelopes from Cairo, one to Australia, other to France, one franked single 5m. (another stamp has been excised) other 5m. block of four, both with registration cachets of Ghezireh Palace Hotel, scarce. Photo.
256 | £270
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Instructional Marks: 1894 to 1998, a collection of covers, cards and a few stamps, in two albums, incl. Postage Due marks, Refused, Return to Sender, Unknown, etc. (92 items, 26 stamps).
257 | £1850
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Interpostal Seals: A comprehensive collection in three albums and leaves, incl. Alessandria type VII proof block (5 x 6) in black. Barbara, Dongola, Gedda, Smyrne, Volo, good range of all types, unused and used, etc. (100s)
258 | £500
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Maritime Mail: 1860 to 1979, a collection of covers, cards and pieces in two albums, incl. Paquebot marks of Port Said, Port Sudan, Port Taifiq, Khedivial Lines, etc. (127 items).
259 | £2200
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Meter Mail: A comprehensive collection in five albums, folder and leaves, incl. 1922 proof impressions, 1933-34 hand drawn essays of the 5m. value (five, two different sizes), drawn by A.J. Hewitt, ten draft essays by the Survey of Egypt, Specimens, multiple frankings, Neopost, Nessim, Pitney Bowes, Revenues, etc. (100s)
260 | £700
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Military Mail: 1798 to 1967, a collection in four albums and on leaves, incl. 1915 stampless envelope to Australia, bearing ''MILITARY CAMP/AERODROME HELIOPOLIS'' c.d.s. in blue, Military P.O's, Barrack and Camp cancellations, p.p.c's, etc. (100s)
261 | £250
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Official Mail: A selection of covers and some documents, incl. unused stationery, registered etiquettes, Government Service handstamps, etc. (110 items).
262 £520
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Official Mail: 1880 to 1895, three different Official Return envelopes used from Alexandria, Zagazig and Cairo. Photo.
263 | £800
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Parcel Cards: 1896-1992 collection in an album and on leaves, incl. despatch and receipt cards, incoming mail, Parcel Services cancellations, rates, etc. (few 100s)
264 | £1050
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Picture Postcards: A large collection in fifteen albums and loose contained in three cartons, incl. Comic, Egyptology, Ethnic, Ships, Shop Fronts, Street Scenes, Pedlars, etc. (many 100s)
265 | £350
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Railway and T.P.O's: A collection in an album and on leaves, incl. good range of T.P.O's, Station marks, p.p.c's, etc. (few 100s)
266 | £1300
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Registered Mail: 1884-1949 a collection in six albums, incl. a good range of cachets and etiquettes, rates, destinations, large and varied selection of small towns and village cancellations, etc. (few 100s)
267 | £1750
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: Rural Service: 1890 to 1953, A collection in five albums, incl. 1891 5m. stationery envelope cancelled by oval ''SERVICE RURAL'' registered from Farchout to Cairo, 1893 1p. stationery envelope from K.Askar to Tantah cancelled ''SERVICE RURAL/KAFR EL CHEIK'' c.d.s., registered mail, etc. (few 100s)
268 | £980
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War I: A large written up collection on stockleaves, leaves and an album, incl. Australian, British and Indian Forces, censor marks and labels, Instructional markings, p.p.c's, also a few pieces, etc. (few 100s)
269 | £600
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War I: A collection of mainly civil censored mail in an album, incl. a good range of labels and cachets, dumb markings, etc. (113 items).
270 | £190
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War I: Prisoner of War: A selection of covers and cards, incl. Ras el Tin, Sidi Bishr Camps, 1918 envelope written in Arabic with enclosed letter, from Cairo addressed to Wales, bearing unframed ''FROM/PRISONER OF WAR'' boxed ''FREE'' and triangular censor mark, etc. (14 items).
271 | £700
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War II: A large and comprehensive collection in six albums, leaves and stockleaves, incl. Australian, Indian, Italian, New Zealand, South African Forces, Air Letters, Honour envelopes, civil and Military censor labels and cachets, pre-paid, registered mail, etc. (100s)
272 | £110
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War II: A collection of postage prepaid cancellations in an album, incl. covers, printed envelopes, censor cachets, arranged by E.P.P. numbers, etc. (few 100s) The property of another vendor.
273 | £160
Egypt: Postal History, Cancellations and Covers: World War II: Prisoner of War: A collection on leaves, incl. German and Italian prisoners, Internee mail with 1941 (Nov.) postcard from Italian Internee Camp no. 7-24 to Ramleh, bearing 4m. tied by scarce square of ''X's'', etc. (41 items).
274 £270
Egypt: Suez Canal Company: 1868 1c. black, 5c. green, 20c. blue and 40c. pink, large part original gum, good to fine. S.G. 1-4, cat. 490. Photo.
275 £210
Egypt: Suez Canal Company: 1868 20c. blue in a mint block of six, fine, also some forgeries and ephemera.
276 £1350
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. imperf. plate proof in issued colours on gummed wove paper, in a part sheet (4 x 10) few gum creases and wrinkles, fine and rare multiple. Photo.
277 £550
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. imperf. plate proof of the frame only, in red block of four from left of sheet, also imperforate plate proof in issued colours on gummed wove paper, block of four from the left of sheet, few minor gum creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
278 £680
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. deep blue and red in a mint booklet pane of twenty, all but five are unmounted, few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. A1, cat. 1,900 as singles. Photo.
279 £550
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932 ''POSTAL SEAL'' 1p. deep blue and red in a mint booklet pane of twenty (no margin), all but two are unmounted, few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. A1, cat. 1,900 as singles. Photo.
280 £400
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-33 Postal Seal 1pi. deep blue and red, fine used on 1932 (Nov. 1) envelope, tied by purple retta, front bearing purple crowned circular ''EGYPT POSTAGE PREPAID'' the extremely rare number ''7'' (famously lost down a well in 1933), slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
282 £400
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. black on azure, mint booklet pane (5 x 4, left margin mostly missing), four are mounted, few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. A3, cat. 1,000 as singles. Photo.
283 £150
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. black on azure, fine used on reverse of 1932 (Dec. 12) envelope, scarce. S.G. A3. Photo.
284 £110
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. black on azure pair, fine used on reverse of 1932 (Dec. 13) envelope, cancelled by red retta, scarce. S.G. A3. Photo.
285 £450
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. brown-lake, five panes of twenty in booklet, mainly fine. S.G. A4, cat. 750 as singles. Photo.
286 £500
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. deep blue, five panes of twenty in booklet, mainly fine. S.G. A5, cat. 700 as singles. Photo.
287 £520
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1932-35 Christmas Seals, 3m. vermilion, imperforate plate proof, block of four from right of sheet, gummed, few wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. A6P. Photo.
288 £200
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1934-35 Letter Stamps perf. 131/2 x 14 1p. carmine, five panes of twenty in booklet, mainly fine. S.G. A9, cat. 350 as singles. Photo.
289 £650
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. an unmounted mint block of four from the left of sheet, the lower right stamp showing broken ''U'' in ''JUBILEE'', fine. S.G. A10, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
290 £580
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. an unmounted mint block of four from left of sheet, fine. S.G. A10, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
291 £620
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. an unmounted mint block of four, fine. S.G. A10, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
292 £700
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Provisional Christmas seal, 3m. on 1p., complete booklet containing five panes of 20, handstamped ''A 4257'', some slight, mainly peripheral perf. toning but scarce. S.G. A11, cat. 1,600 as singles. Photo.
293 £600
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1939 3m. green strip of three, fine used on 1940 (Nov. 1), envelope with four other values, cancelled ''N.Z/F.P.O. 1'' datestamp, scarce. S.G. A14. Photo.
294 £600
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1939 3m. green, fine used on 1940 (Nov. 3), envelope, cancelled ''N.Z/F.P.O. 1'' datestamp, scarce. S.G. A14. Photo.
295 | £4200
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A comprehensive collection in twelve albums, incl. Postal Concession leaflet, 1932-33 ''Postal Seal'' imperforate pairs (3), 1932-35 3m. brown-lake mint block of four showing extra row of horizontal perfs, 1935 Jubilee 1p. ultramarine used (3, two on covers, one on piece), 1935 Christmas 3m. on 1pi. used (3 on covers), censor labels and cachets, M.P.O's, many covers, etc. (many 100s)
296 | £850
Egypt: Egyptian Occupation of Gaza: A mainly mint collection in an album, incl. 1948 4m., 5m. and 15m. (2) with essays of the overprints all in pairs, normal set in control blocks of four, 1955-56 set in blocks of four, few covers, etc. (few 100s)
299 | £150
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark selection comprising 1d. mint (2), 4d. used (2), 6d. mint (3, incl. a pair) and used, 1s. mint and used, a few perforation or gum faults in places, otherwise fine. S.G. 1-4, cat. 2,300+
300 £80
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark selection, comprising 1d. (2, faults), 6d. (4, one imperf. lower margin), 1s. (5, one left marginal, two imperf. lower margin), some creases and other imperfections. (11) S.G. 1, 3, 4, cat. 2,255.
301 £160
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark 1d. claret, a fine mint example with imperf. lower margin, and another unused from the lower left corner of the sheet, imperf. at foot (irregularly cut) and at left. S.G. 1, cat. 1,500. Photo.
302 £70
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark 1d. claret, a fine mint example from the top of the sheet with perforated upper margin, slight bend and tiny tear at foot, nevertheless most attractive. S.G. 1, cat. 750. Photo.
303 £170
Falkland Islands: 1878-79 No watermark 1d. claret, 4d. grey-black corner marginal, imperf. at top and right, 6d. marginal horizontal pair, imperf. at left, each cancelled by good to fine ''F.I.'' barred oval (Barnes 1/78), attractive. S.G. 1, 2, 3, cat. 725. Ex Barnes. Photo.
306 £270
Falkland Islands: 1885-91, a mint selection comprising 1d. pale claret (3, incl. an upper left corner marginal pair), 1d. brownish claret wmk. Crown to right of CA, 4d. grey-black (2, one Crown to right of CA), one 4d. with patchy gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 7, 8w, 10, 10w, cat. 1,250. Photo.
307 £120
Falkland Islands: 1885-91 1d. brownish claret, wmk. Crown to right of CA, a horizontal pair, fine and fresh mint from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 8w, cat. 260. Photo.
308 £60
Falkland Islands: 1885-91 4d. grey-black, wmk. Crown to right of CA and reversed, heavily mounted mint and some soiling but a scarce variety. S.G. 10y, cat. 800. Photo.
309 £320
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. pale blue-green, Second printing Aug. 1891, upper right corner marginal mint block of four with three unmounted, chiefly fine. S.G. 15, SH 5b. Ex Barnes. Photo.
310 £140
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. blue-green, Third printing Nov. 1891, vertical strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2), some perf. reinforcement, Heijtz certificate (2007), also fine top right corner single. Photo.
311 £300
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. blue-green (4) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) in black, with gum except one which shows marginal watermark letter ''O'', later 1/2d. shades (5) handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, without gum, two marginal incl. one with marginal watermark letter ''S'', mainly fine. (9) Photo.
312 £120
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1/2d. blue-green overprinted ''SPECIMEN.'', the larger unserifed overprint in red (16.5 x 2.5mm.) affixed to small piece, from the Bradbury, Wilkinson archives. Photo.
314 £240
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1d., five shades handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, without gum, two marginal, mainly fine. Photo.
315 £120
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 2d. deep purple, watermark normal, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) in black, with gum, 2d. pale purple handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, without gum, fine. Photo.
316 £400
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. pale chalky ultramarine with gum, 21/2d. dull blue without gum, both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) in black, 21/2d., four shades incl. Prussian blue, each handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, without gum, fine. Photo.
317 £90
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. pale chalky ultramarine overprinted ''SPECIMEN.'', the larger unserifed overprint in red (16.5 x 2.5mm.) affixed to small piece, from the Bradbury, Wilkinson archives. Photo.
318 £120
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 4d. brownish black, watermark reversed, handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, without gum, fine. Photo.
319 £150
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 6d. orange-yellow overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B2) in black, four examples with (2, one slightly thinned) or without gum, one with watermark apparently not reversed. Photo.
321 £180
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 1s. grey-brown and 1s. yellow-brown (marginal at left) handstamped ''SPECIMEN'' (12.5 x 1.5mm.) in violet, ex Bradbury, Wilkinson archives, fine without gum. Photo.
322 £220
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 21/2d. deep blue, an irregular multiple of four, marginal at left, fine used on piece. S.G. 46b, cat. 600+. Photo.
323 £160
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5s. red, a horizontal pair cancelled in blackish brown by two fine strikes of F.5 c.d.s. ''C/AP 4/13''. S.G. 50. Photo.
324 | £620
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA, a specialised mint study of printings, mainly in multiples, incl. 1/2d. line perf. (1914) and (1918) in corner blocks of six, 1d. line perf. (1916) corner block of four, 2d. line perf. (1914), 21/2d. comb perf. (1919) marginal block of 24 (6 x 4) one with swan-necked ''2'', 6d. (1912) corner block of eight, 6d. (1919) marginal block of four, 1s. (10) incl. marginal block of four on greyish paper (1920) and corner pair in the 'fawn' shade, also 5s. red and 5s. maroon, chiefly fine. (122) Ex Barnes.
325 | £290
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 2d. selection of printings comprising First printing May 1912 mint block of four, Second printing Dec. 1912 mint corner strip of three and used block of four, Third printing 1914 scarce used pair, Fifth printing 1919 mint blocks of eight (marginal), six and four, scarce used block of twelve on piece, mainly fine. (43)
326 £750
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 2d. purple (maroon), line perf. (1918), a scarce unmounted mint block of four, fine. Heijtz notes ''blocks of four and larger multiples are very scarce, both mint and used''. S.G. 62b, cat. 900+, SH 26c. Ex Barnes. Photo.
327 £140
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 21/2d. deep milky blue (deep blue), Fourth printing July 1916, line perf., fine used block of four with central PS.1B ''AP 15/24'' code C reversed c.d.s. S.G. 63b, cat. 220+, SH 27c.
328 £150
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 21/2d. deep blue, line perf. (1918`) unmounted mint block of nine, marginal from the right of the sheet, fine. S.G. 63b var., cat. 315+, SH27d. Ex Barnes
329 £160
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 1s. in the scarce pale fawn shade on thick greyish paper, Fourth printing Feb. 1920, fine used on piece with PS.1B ''8 MY/22'' c.d.s. S.G. 65b var., SH 29c var. Photo.
330 £210
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 3s. slate-green, mint block of four, natural paper wrinkle at left, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 66, cat. 360+. Photo.
331 £250
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Multiple Crown CA: 3s. slate-green, unmounted mint lower left corner marginal block of eight (4 x 2), one with minor tone on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 66, cat. 680+. Ex Barnes. Photo.
332 £380
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. red on green, a mint block of four, fine. S.G. 68, cat. 680+. Photo.
333 £110
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10s. red on green, c.t.o. PS.1B, fine. S.G. 68, cat. 250. Ex Barnes. Photo.
334 | £320
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, a collection on leaves, incl. 1d. (fourth printing) with raised space bar mint, 1d. vermilion on thick greyish paper mint, 1s. brown with broken ''W'' and wide ''P'' mint, blocks, minor varieties, four covers, also a range of Commonwealth War Tax stamps, etc. Ex Barnes. (few 100's)
335 £170
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, a fine used block of eight (4 x 2) cancelled fine strikes of PS.1B ''C/JU 8/21'' c.d.s. S.G. 70c, cat. 440+, SH 35dVd1. Photo.
336 £350
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d. vermilion on thick greyish paper (1920), Fifth overprinting, a block of four on piece with fine central PS.1B ''C/DE 22/20'' c.d.s. S.G. 71d, cat. 800+, SH 36d. Photo.
338 | £70
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth overprinting, in an unmounted mint complete sheet of 60 (folded) with listed varieties, a few wrinkles and some perf. separation with reinforcement in margins otherwise fine. S.G. 72b, cat. 330+, SH 37c, t1-t5.
339 £400
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA, a specialised mint study of printings, all in multiples, incl. 2d. (1923) and (1928) corner blocks of nine, 2d. (1927) corner block of four, 21/2d. blue (1921) marginal block of six, (1927) and (1928) corner blocks of four, 6d. corner block of six, 1s. corner block of four, 3s. marginal pair, etc., chiefly fine. (109) Ex Barnes.
342 £150
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Multiple Script CA 6d. yellow-orange, the scarce pale shade, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 78 var. Photo.
343 £75
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Multiple Script CA 1s. yellow-brown, a block of four cancelled by central PS.1B code C c.d.s. showing year date error ''28 SP/20'', fine. S.G. 79 var., cat. 192+. Photo.
344 £400
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 Whale and Penguin set with 1d., 4d. and 6d. shades, fine used. S.G. 116-26, cat. 800+. Photo.
345 £450
Falkland Islands: 1929-36 'Whale and Penguin' used selection, with 1/2d. to 10s., also covers with 21/2d. and 1d. pair used on 1933 (Jan. 2) registered cover to Manchester, despite withdrawal on this day of certain definitive values in favour of the new Centenary issues, and 1d. strip of four on 1934 (Aug. 16) cover registered to Cheshire, both carried on the ''Lafonia'', 2d. and 21/2d. pair on 1934 (Jan. 5) large part Book Post registered cover carried on the ''Laguna'', 21/2d. (2) on 1940 cover to Essex carried on the ''Fitzroy''. (16 items) Ex Barnes.
346 | £50
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary issue, stamp-sized photographic reproductions of Roberts' essays, eleven values to 1 (without 6d.) affixed to presentation board (196 x 242mm.).
347 | £50
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary, stamp-sized photographic reproductions of Roberts' essays, eleven values to 1 (without 6d.). also five similar for what became the 1938-50 issue 1s. to 1 but with head of K.E.VIII. (16). Ex Vevers.
348 | £160
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary issue, an interesting selection comprising eleven stamp-sized photographic reproductions of Roberts' essays (without 6d.), issued 11/2d. in attractive unused block of fifteen (5 x 3) with some surface gum, the ''short notice, historical and descriptive, in regard to the FALKLAND ISLANDS'' booklet prepared by Colonial Secretary, J.M. Ellis, on the occasion of the Centenary, minor filing punctures, and Veterinary Officer, J. Morton's printed report on the Centenary Stock Show. Ex Barnes.
349 £1950
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary set with additional 5s. black and yellow, 10s. minor gum wrinkle, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 127-38, cat. 4,250. Photo.
350 £2000
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mainly fine fresh mint, 10s. and 1 are unmounted. S.G 127-38 cat 3,500. Photo.
351 | £85
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary issue, mainly mint selection comprising 1/2d. unmounted marginal block of six and pair, mint and unused (2) singles, 1d. unmounted block of nine, eight and four, mint singles (2), 11/2d. unmounted marginal block of eight, mint singles (2, one defective), 6d. mint (2, one stained, the other unmounted), a few bends etc. (46) S.G. 127-29, 133. Ex Bound.
352 £350
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 5s. black and yellow, mint, toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 136, cat. 700. Photo.
353 | £110
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary isue, Special issue of ''The Penguin'' local journal recording events held during the Centenary week (Feb. 12-19), cover torn and some soiling etc. but scarce and historic, also the ''short notice, historical and descriptive, in regard to the FALKLAND ISLANDS'' booklet prepared by Colonial Secretary, J.M. Ellis, on the occasion of the Centenary, formerly owned by islander Stephen Aldridge. (2 items)
355 £420
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. upper left corner unmounted mint block of four, one showing short extra flagstaff [Pl. 2, R. 2/1], the upper margin slightly thinned on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 142, b, cat. 889+. Ex Bound. Photo.
356 | £230
Falkland Islands: An unmounted mint K.G.VI selection in sheets and blocks, incl. 1938-50 1/2d. (416, one sheet numbered ''2518''), full sheets of 1d. black and scarlet numbered ''4265'' and ''4266'', 1d. black and violet, 2d. black and violet ''0168'', ''0169'', ''0448'', ''1442'' and ''1447'', 2d. black and carmine-red ''1363'', 21/2d. Sheep ''2442'', 4d. black and purple ''1841'', 6d. black and sepia ''0495'', full sheets of 1952 1d. (2), 21/2d. numbered ''141'' 3d. ''0353'', etc., mainly fine. (100's).
357 | £150
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 1/2d. to 1 set with additional range of shades to 1s. (11, three deep blue), 2s.6d., 5s. (3), mint, mainly fine. (56). Ex Vevers. S.G. 146-63.
358 £300
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 1/2d. to 1, the fourteen values available on this day, individually cancelled by PS.3A ''31 DE/51'' 'last day' c.d.s. cancellations on envelope locally addressed to Les Hardy. Photo.
360 | £80
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. blue and chestnut, First printing 1937, fine mint and used (2), one on 1948 (Apr. 12) registered airmail cover to England with 2s.6d. slate, locally printed type B airmail etiquette in black, light cover fold through 5s. SH 91a.
361 | £190
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 10s. black and brownish orange, 10s. black and light orange, 10s. black and orange, First, Second and Third printings, mint and used examples of each, fine. SH 92a, b, c.
362 £130
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 10s. black and light orange, Second printing 1938, a mint upper right corner single with sheet no. ''008'', lightly hinged, fine and scarce. SH 92b. Photo.
364 £65
Falkland Islands: 1946 Victory set, the 3d. showing major re-entry (scarce on cover), used on 1946 (Oct.) local registered envelope. S.G. 164, 165a.
365 £120
Falkland Islands: 1948 Silver Wedding set in blocks of four, both with fine central PS.3 c.d.s. on two plain first day covers locally addressed. S.G. 166-167. Ex Bound. Photo.
366 £130
Falkland Islands: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 block of four, lower marginal with imprint, lightly hinged on upper pair, fine. S.G. 167, cat. 360+. Photo.
367 | £75
Falkland Islands: 1952 6d. bistre-brown, block of 36, the lower six rows of the sheet with imprint and plate no., unmounted mint, a few minor wrinkles and one with minor mark on gum, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 178, cat. 432+.
368 | £150
Falkland Islands: Q.E.II selection of eight complete sheets comprising 1955-57 1/2d. numbered ''0221'', 2d. ''1381'', 1960-66 Waterlow 1d. Pl. no. ''2-1'', 2d. ''1-1'', 21/2d. ''2-1'', 3d., 4d. and 51/2d. all ''1-1'', a few marginal notations otherwise mainly fine unmounted mint. (480) Cat. 1,212+.
369 £380
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds 1/2d. to 1 set in mint plate blocks of six (four in each unmounted), fine. S.G. 193-207. Photo.
370 | £300
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Waterlow 1/2d. Pl. no. ''1-1'', 1d. ''2-1'', 2d. ''1-1'', De La Rue 1/2d. (2) Pl. no. ''1-1'' and ''2-1'' (incl. ''H'' flaw, shoulder flaw, weak entry and substituted clich, odd minor stain clear of varieties), each in a sheet of sixty, mainly fine unmounted mint. S.G. 193, a, 194, 195, cat. 2,560+.
371 | £160
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 De La Rue 1/2d. Pl. no. ''2-1'', in a complete unmounted mint sheet of sixty incl. ''H'' flaw, weak entry and substituted clich, folded through centre perfs otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 193a, ab, cat. 940+, SH 123b, v1, v2, v3.
372 £110
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 De La Rue 1d. Pl. no. ''2-1'' in an unmounted mint sheet of sixty incl. weak entry and substituted clich, folded otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 194a, ab, cat. 655+, SH 124b, v1, v2.
373 £160
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 De La Rue 6d. Pl. no. ''2-1'' fine unmounted mint block of four, scarce. S.G. 200 var., SH 130b. Photo.
374 £75
Falkland Islands: 1964 Battle Anniversary, a study on leaves incl. sets of plate blocks of four, imprint pairs and plate/imprint blocks of eight (less 2s.), also four adhesives depicting memorial incl. 1933 Centenary 2s.6d. marginal mint, chiefly fine. (54 + 3 covers)
375 £20000
Falkland Islands: 1964 Battle Anniversary, 6d. black and light blue, the ''H.M.S. GLASGOW'' in place of ''H.M.S. KENT'' error of vignette, fine unmounted mint with lower margin and normal for comparison. Rare. S.G. 216a, cat. 40,000. Photo.
376 £1550
Falkland Islands: 1964 Battle Anniversary, 1s. with variety watermark inverted, a fine unmounted right marginal example. S.G. 217a, cat. 1,300, EC FA434WEa. Photo.
378 £210
Falkland Islands: 1968 Flowers 11/2d. variety slate-purple printed double, used with ten other values to 2s. on plain ''Binnie'' ''14 FE/71'' last day of sterling cover. S.G. 233 var., 232, 234-42, SH 162 v1, 161, 163-71. Photo.
380 £140
Falkland Islands: 1971 Decimal Surcharges, 1p. on 11/2d., the albino surcharge error, [R. 6/2] in the sheet with pencil note on gum confirming, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 264c.
382 | £90
Falkland Islands: 1972 Flowers 2p., watermark sideways, a complete sheet of sixty, mainly fine unmounted mint. S.G. 279, cat. 780+, SH 208a.
384 £150
Falkland Islands: 1974 Battle Anniversary 6p. showing clear double print of black unmounted mint marginal from the left of the sheet, creased but previously unrecorded. S.G. 308 var., SH 233 var. Photo.
385 £150
Falkland Islands: 1974 Battle Anniversary 6p. showing double impressions of red and black (light) used with rest of set on locally addressed illustrated f.d.c., stain on envelope alongside, the variety fine and previously unrecorded. S.G. 308 var., 307, 309-10, SH 233 var., 232, 234-35. Photo.
387 £140
Falkland Islands: 1979 Opening of Stanley Airport 3p., 11p. and 25p. all with watermark Crown to right of CA, all in fine unmounted mint corner plate blocks of four. S.G. 360w, 361w, 363w, EC FA720, 722, 726WEa. Photo.
388 | £85
Falkland Islands: A selection of varieties incl. 1979 Opening of Airport 3p., 25p. watermark Crown to right of CA, 11p., 15p. watermark Crown to left of CA, also 25p. with blue and yellow misplaced, all marginal, fine unmounted mint, and 1979 Rowland Hill incl. 25p. watermark Crown to left of CA mint (small marks on gum), etc. (12)
389 £230
Falkland Islands: 1981 Farm Animals 25p., variety watermark Crown to right of CA, upper left corner marginal cylinder no. block of four, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 394w, cat. 440+, SH 318 wmk1. Photo.
390 | £320
Falkland Islands: 1982 Birds set, the 10p. with watermark upright, all in complete unmounted mint sheets (10 x 5). S.G. 433-438, cat. 1,600+.
391 £100
Falkland Islands: 1983 Anniversary of British Administration, Set of eleven stamp-sized bromides presented to H.L. Bound, together with colour photo of designer at work (2) and 1982 letter from Lewis Clifton indicating F.C.O.'s unwillingness to agree inscription wording ''150th Anniversary of Re-Settlement''. Ex Bound.
392 £400
Falkland Islands: 1984 Insects and Spiders 1p. and 5p. on 1984 (Nov. 2) 'Moir'' envelope from Mount Pleasant to Fox Bay, the 5p. showing unlisted variety watermark sideways inverted, both stamps lifted for inspection. S.G. 469A, 473A var., SH 407, 411 var. Photo.
393 | £1150
Falkland Islands: A QV to QEII mainly mint collection in varied condition in an album incl. 1882 CA 1d. dull claret (BPA certificate (1996)), 1891 Bisects (4, unexpertised) , 1891-1902 to 1s. also used to 1s., 1898 CC 2s.6d. and 5s. used, 1902-12 MCA 3s. used, 1912-20 MCA to 3s. 5s. (3), 10s., 1921-28 Script 1/2d. to 3s., 1929-37 Script to 10s., also MCA 1 used, 1938-50 1/2d. to 1., 1952 1/2d. to 1, QEII sets apparently complete to 2008 (mainly unmounted), etc. (100's)
394 £1250
Falkland Islands: A mint collection on leaves with 1878-79 4d., 6d. (2), 1s. (2), 1885-91 4d., 1891-1902 values to 1s., 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1904-12 to 5s. incl. 21/2d. Deep blue, 1912-20 to 3s., 5s. maroon, 10s. and 1, 1921-28 set etc., varied condition. Photo.
395 | £2200
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection, mainly good to fine mint in a boxed Goodman album, incl. 1878-79 4d., 6d., 1s., 1882 4d., 1885-91 1d., 1889-91 1d., 4d., 1891-1902 range of shades to 6d. (both), 9d., 1s., 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1904-12 to 5s., 1912-20 to 1 with shades, 1921-28 to 3s., 1929-36 to 1 with 6d. and 1s. shades, 1933 Centenary to 10s., 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1948 Silver Wedding, etc. (120) Ex Bound.
396 | £380
Falkland Islands: A used collection on leaves with 1878-79 1d., 4d., 6d., 1904-12 to 5s., 1912-20 to 3s., 5s. deep rose-red etc., varied condition.
397 | £380
Falkland Islands: A K.G.VI selection in an album incl. a range of unmounted mint multiples, with 1938-50 to 1 less 21/2d. Goose and 6d. black, mint, 1952 6d. unmounted mint block of 35, Dependendencies 1944-45 Overprints with sets mint, 1946-49 Thick Maps mint and used, mint pairs showing 'broken arcs', 6d. black and ochre mint (2), 1948 Thin Maps used, etc., chiefly fine. (100s) Ex Bound.
398 | £140
Falkland Islands: Various on leaves etc. with 1960-66 values to 1, 1968 1 (8), Dependencies 1944-45 Overprints, 1954-62 to 1, S. Georgia 1963 to 1, also B.A.T., some covers, mainly fine.
399 | £150
Falkland Islands: K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in a red binder incl. 1938-50 and 1952 to 1, 1955-57 set, mint, 1960-66 Birds mint or used, Dependencies 1944-45 Overprint sets with 6d. blue-black centres, 1954-62 Ships, 1963-69 set, mint, etc., mostly fine. (206 + 2 covers)
400 £240
Falkland Islands: A mainly mint Q.E.II selection, incl. 1960-66 set unmounted, 1962 Radio sets (60), plate blocks and sheets, etc. (few 100's).
401 | £200
Falkland Islands: A mainly unmounted mint Q.E.II accumulation, incl. Dependencies with 1982 Rebuilding 1 + 1 with watermark Crown to right of CA, South Georgia 1971-76 to 50p. on 10s. (3), 1977-78 Jubilee with watermark Crown to right of CA, range of complete sheets, etc. (100's)
402 | £210
Falkland Islands: A collection of official forms, covers etc. in a blue binder, with customs declaration, parcel post, telegraph forms unused and used, official letters and other ephemera, cacheted covers incl. Declaracin Conjunta, missent, due markings, air and surface mail, Q.E.II registered envelopes, etc. (approx. 200 items) Ex Wharton.
403 | £170
Falkland Islands: A range of commemoratives etc. on stockleaves, mostly fine unmounted mint, incl. B.A.T. with 1971 Treaty, 1977 Whales (2) and 1979 Penguins in blocks of four.
404 £85
Falkland Islands: A small mainly Q.V. selection incl. 1878-79 6d. mint, 1891 1/2d. on half of 1d. posthumous surcharge used on piece with 1892 (July 12th) c.d.s., 1891-1902 21/2d. dull blue (2) used with cork cancellations, 9d. used with ''F.I.'' steel cancellation, etc., varied condition. (17).
406 | £110
Falkland Islands: An accumulation of covers (approx. 100) in an album incl. f.d.c.'s from 1963, airletters unused and used, modern commercial and departmental cacheted mail, registered, also unmounted mint B.A.T. multiples, pieces, etc.
407 | £100
Falkland Islands: Miscellaneous: Banknotes: 1960-82 50p. (1974), 5 (1975), 10 (1975) and 1983-2005 5 (1983 Anniversary), fine uncirculated. SH 15b, 17b, 18a, 20a.
408 | £100
Falkland Islands: Literature, various, an extensive balance selection in three cartons, incl. ''The Battle of the River Plate'' by Dudley Pope, ''My Falkland days'' by Rex Hunt, ''Ice Cap News'', also a range of modern postcards, etc. Ex Faulkner.
409 | £150
Falkland Islands: Maps and Prints: Four framed and glazed items, comprising the ''CARTE REDUITE DE LA PARTIE LA PLUS MERIDIONALE DE L'AMERIQUE'' by Bellin of Paris (1764) depicting Patagonia and the Falkland Islands; ''FALKLAND ISLANDS/AND/PATAGONIA'' by J. Rapkin, H Winkles and W. Lacey for John Tallis & Co. (1851), hand-outlined in colour with attractive vignettes; combined maps of Patagonia, South Orkney, Falkland Islands and South Georgia by J.H. Coltoln of New York (1855); and a print (c.1851) from a German gazeteer ilustrating four scenes incl. ''Ruinen der franzsischen Niederclassung auf den Maluinen'' (Ruins of the French settlement on the Falklands) and ''Ruckkehr von der jagd auf den Maluinen'' (Return from the hunt on the Falklands). Ex Barnes.
410 £90
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: 1893-1902 1d. postcard used 1901 (Dec. 9) to Buenos Aires, cancelled F.4B with Dec. 16 arrival alongside, carried on the ''Orellana''. ''Suivant ma promesse, je profite de notre passage aux Iles Falkland Port Stanley pour vous envoyer cette carte postale. Il n'y a pas d'illustrs.'' (As promised I am taking advantage of our visit to Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands to send you this postcard. There are no picture cards.). Photo.
412 £210
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: 1938 1d. letter card, 1d. postal card and 1d.+1d. reply card, mainly fine unused, scarce. (3) SH L2, P5, P6, cat. 450. Ex Bound. Photo.
413 £60
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: 1938 1d. envelope commercially used 1946 (? 16) to Lancashire. SH E4. Photo.
414 £50
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: 1938 1d. envelope used 1946 (June 21) to Canada. SH E4. Photo.
415 | £160
Falkland Islands: Postal Stationery: A collection in a white binder, unused and used, incl. 1893-1902 1d. card overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1913 2d. registered envelope unused, 1960 1d. reply card outward half used Fox Bay to Stanley with charge mark, 4d. registered envelopes sizes F, G and H unused, airletters, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 125 items) Ex Wharton.
416 £110
Falkland Islands: Formula Registered Envelopes: 1914 (Sept. 10) to Sussex franked by 1d. and 2d., slightly toned perfs., carried on the ''Orissa'' with Liverpool Oct. 9 transit and Brighton Oct. 15 arrival. Perkins B.3 (illustrated in 1992 monograph on Aids to Identification). Photo.
417 £350
Falkland Islands: Formula Registered Envelopes: 1935 (July 10) to Uruguay franked by Whale & Penguin 1/2d., 1d. and 2d. (2, marginal), carried on the ''Lafonia'' with Montevideo July 26 arrival, very scarce. Perkins E.1(b) (illustrated in 1992 monograph on Aids to Identification). Photo.
418 | £180
Falkland Islands: Postcards: A selection written-up in a binder, comprising Heyburn types N-3-n, V-1-v (sent under cover with 1916 message), AB-2-ab, AJ-5-aj, AN-1-an, An-4-an, AN-6-an, AQ-3-aqy (sent by Lt. Cdr. (later Vice Admiral) Jocelyn Salter (on board H.M.S. ''Dauntless'' ?) 1933 (Nov. 13) to his father in Surrey franked Centenary 1d., ), AQ-5-aqx, AR-17-ar, the majority good to fine unused. (10) Ex Barnes.
419 £180
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1903 (June 27) postcard of John Street, Port Stanley (Heyburn B-17-bz) franked 1d. and used to Iowa by U.S. Consul, John Rowen, with message mentioning the macadamizing of the streets. Carried on the ''Oropesa'' with Sheldon, Iowa, Aug. 3 arrival datestamp. Photo.
420 £200
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1904 (June 20) postcard of Shag Rocks (Heyburn E-8-e) franked 1d. cancelled fine F.4B with code ''C'' sideways and used to Wimbledon, carried on the ''Orissa''. photo.
421 £70
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1905 (Nov. 6) postcard of Stanley Cottage (Heyburn B-12-bz) franked 1d. on picture side and used to Marseille, carried on the ''Gaelic''. Photo.
422 £120
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1906, postcard of the Company Stores (Heyburn B-3-bz) sent by Capt. Rasmussen of the ''Dagny'', dated Feb 9, franked 1d. (cancellation indistinct) and used to Denmark, carried on the ''Oropesa'' with Copenhagen Mar. 29 arrival datestamp. Photo.
424 £380
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1908, early photographic card showing ships in the harbour, dated Nov. 29 and sent unstamped by a member of the crew of the barque ''Gulf Stream'' (visited between Oct. 15 and Feb. 15 1909) addressed to Kent showing small ''T'' due marking (SH T.1) applied in Stanley and London ''2D/I.S./G.''. Photo.
425 £70
Falkland Islands: Postcards: 1916 (Mar. 8) postcard of Shags (Heyburn AC-13-acz) to Wales, franked 1d. and with interesting message ''Rather scared of raider here'', some creases and soiling. Photo.
426 £60
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: The Black Frank, a particularly fine strike on piece (34 x 33mm.) with 1983 S.G. purchase record. Ex Bound. Photo.
428 £480
Falkland Islands: Covers and Cancellations: 1894 (Nov. 19) 1d. stationery card from Hugo Schlottfeldt, underpaid to Germany, cancelled by very good strike of the very scarce ''large windmill'' cork with despatch c.d.s alongside, London transit at lower left, carried on the ''Denderah''. Barnes 8/94. Ex Barton. Photo.
430 £160
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1888 (Mar. 16) part front to London, endorsed ''Book Post'' and showing ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking, franked 6d. orange-yellow tied by fine F.1 c.d.s., carried on the ''Sakkarah''. Photo.
431 £260
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1902 (Apr.) Bellevue House, Stanley (imprint on flap) stationery envelope from Cyssie Lellman to Wimbledon franked 1/2d. pair cancelled slightly indistinct F.4B c.d.s. apparently with ''AP'' inverted, carried on the ''Lake Megantic'' in its only homeward mail shipment, with May 7 arrival backstamp, a trifle soiled and other very minor stains. Photo.
433 £230
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1905 (May 22) envelope to New York, franked at correct 41/2d. foreign registered rate by K.E.VII 1/2d., 1d. (4) cancelled F.4B but showing no further signs of registration perhaps due to the sender having failed to note his/her intention on the cover. Carried on the ''Oravia''. Photo.
434 £210
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1905 (Aug. 14) envelope to the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. in London franked 1d. tied by F.4B, carried on the ''Oropesa'' with Sept. 11 arrival backstamp. Photo.
435 £260
Falkland Islands: Incoming Mail: 1906 Austrian p.p.c. addressed to Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, franked by 1h. (6) and 2h. (2), cancelled by ''WIEN'' c.d.s's, also faint Falklands receiving mark, unusual. Photo.
436 £80
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1909 (Apr. 18) envelope to London, redirected within the city, franked by 1d. in a coppery red shade and with Sept. 6 arrival backstamp, slight cover faults.
438 | £500
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1919 to 1977, an interesting selection of covers, etc. in one binder and on leaves, incl. 1919 (July 4) slightly foreshortened formula registered envelope to London bearing ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. strip of five, 1d. (5), 1923 (June 5) to Vienna franked 1/2d. (6), 1926 (July 22) registered to Manchester franked 1d. strip of four, 1928 (Feb. 28) registered to Graz franked 6d., K.G.V 1d. stationery envelope used 1938 to London, also a range of incoming mail incl. 1921 envelope from the British Vice Consulate in Mentone addressed to William Barlas on South Georgia, and two examples of the ''Falkland Islands Monthly Review'' (Dec. 1958 first issue and Oct. 1965), condition varies. (30 items) Ex Barnes.
439 £210
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1919 (July 4) envelope registered to Surrey, with label, bearing 5s. red, with ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. and 1d. pairs sufficient to cover 3oz. weight, carried on the ''Sorata'' with Liverpool Nov. 10 transit oval backstamp. Ex Barnes. Photo.
440 £85
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1920 (Oct. 15) envelope registered to Texas, correctly franked 6d. cancelled PS.1B and with type F.5A registration label, carried on the cargo ship ''Junin'', backstamped London Jan. 23, Amarillo Feb. 21 arrival and four line Saint Louis, Mo. registered mail transmission explanatory handstamp. Ex Barnes. Photo.
441 £170
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1921 (Feb. 4) P.S.N.C. envelope registered to London, bearing 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 21/2d. cancelled F.4B, with type 5A registration label alongside, carried on the H.M.S. ''Weymouth'' (p.p.c. of vessel included) with Mar. 11 arrival backstamp, a difficult period of poor communication links. Ex Barnes. Photo.
442 £120
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1922 (May 25) printed envelope registered to U.S.A. franked at scarce 5oz. rate by marginal 1s., carried by the ''Losada'' (reproduction photo included) with London transit and Boston July 10 arrival backstamps. Photo.
443 £95
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1925 (Jan. 28) envelope registered to Durham, franked by marginal 6d. brown-orange paying triple Empire rate + registration, carried by the ''Oropesa'' II with Liverpool and Sunderland transit backstamps, vertical fold well clear. Photo.
445 £50
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1929 incoming real photographic postcard from Torquay to Port Stanley underpaid by P.U.C. 1d. cancelled Hey-Dolphin machine, and showing hexagonal ''T/10'' due marking with ''L'' below, slight water staining. Ex Bound. Photo.
446 £160
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1941 (June 13) envelope addressed to the actress and singer Deanna Durbin in California, underpaid by 1d. with small ''T'' due marking (SH T.1) below and two line violet G.P.O. New York 6c. due marking at lower left. Carried on the ''Fitzroy'' with Montevideo June 9 machine transit on reverse. Miss Durbin was said to have been the favourite movie star of Winston Churchill and Anne Frank, as well as many a lonely serviceman. Photo.
447 £90
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1942 (Feb. 23) censored envelope to California, resealed by U.S. label (6143), franked 3d., flap missing, otherwise mainly fine. Photo.
448 £190
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1944 (Aug. 18) envelope registered to Buenos Aires, bearing 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d. and 4d. and with type 11 (''FOX BAY'' deleted) registration and type 1 Air Mail labels, carried on the ''Fitzroy'' to Montevideo and thence by seaplane, with arrival markings. Ex Bound (signed on reverse). Photo.
450 £120
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1945 (May 6) envelope from B.G. Ellis of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (endorsement on flap) to London at 1s. airmail rate with etiquette and correctly franked by scarce 1s. dull blue, Third printing Aug. 1944, tied by slightly indistinct c.d.s., ink scribbles on reverse. Photo.
451 £95
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1954 incoming scarce Great Britain size K 81/2d. postal stationery registered envelope with ''INSURED/(VALEUR DCLARE)'' label from Cheshire to the Superintendent of Posts & Telegraphs in Port Stanley, with ''D'' impressions (Charles Davies) in red wax seals and additionally bearing 1949 U.P.U. 3d. (4). Channel Is. 1948 21/2d. (3) and Morocco Agencies 1936 3d. (4) to a total correct franking of 3s.4d. for an insured value up to 50. Ex Bound. Photo.
452 £50
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1972 Falkland Islands Company Provisional oval red handstamp (showing inner frame line breaks) fine strike on 1972 (Apr. 12) commercial envelope with printed local address and mailing number, PS.3 c.d.s. at right. Photo.
454 | £30
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: Grasslands Trials Unit, two printed O.H.M.S. return postcards (No Stamp Required) for Sighting Reports for the G.T.U. Goose Study, in greenish grey and orange repectively, fine unused.
455 £170
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1982 Argentine Occupation, Envelope to Oxford bearing Shipwreck 13p., marginal with cylinder numbers, crossed by biro strokes and with type I (flag at foot) ''6 ABR 1982'' c.d.s. at left. Ex Bound. Photo.
456 £210
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1982 Argentine Occupation, Envelope locally addressed bearing Fishes 5p. crossed by biro stroke and with type II (flag at top) ''13 ABR 1982'' c.d.s. at left. Ex Bound. Photo.
457 £450
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1982 (June 3) British Forces airletter to Plymouth, cancelled BF.41 code ''*'' Field Post Office 141 c.d.s. and arrival in Plymouth June 24th, from an Intelligence Officer with interesting contents regarding the interrogation of Argentinian P.O.W's and the forthcoming attack on Port Stanley. Photo.
458 £420
Falkland Islands: Cancellations and Covers: 1982 (June 19) British Forces airletter to Telford, cancelled BF.41 code ''*'' Field Post Office 141 c.d.s. arriving July 1st, from an Intelligence Officer with interesting contents regarding being under fire, the Argentinian surrender and interrogation of P.O.W's. Photo.
459 | £180
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Selection of mainly ship postcards attractively presented on leaves and loose , incl. H.M.S. ''Bristol'', ''Canopus'', ''Cornwall'', ''Glasgow'' (4), ''Good Hope'' (3), ''Inflexible'' (2), ''Invincible'' (3), ''Renown'', and the sinkings of the S.M.S. ''Dresden'' and ''Scharnhorst'', also Funeral Ceremony cards (Heyburn AA-1-aa, AA-2-aay damaged at top, AA-6-aa, AC-6-ac), four used, the others fair to fine unused. (29 cards)
460 | £200
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: A collection of postcards written-up on leaves, mostly unused, mainly British ships incl. H.M.S. ''Carnavon'', ''Cornwall'', ''Glasgow'', ''Good Hope'' (3), ''Inflexible'' (3), ''Kent'', S.S. ''Macedonia'', also the S.M.S. ''Dresden'', ''Scharnhorst'' (2), scenes from the funeral ceremony etc. in Stanley (Heyburn AA-1-aaz, AA-2-aay, AA-6-aaz, AC-6-ac), varied condition. (22 cards)
462 £140
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Group of four real photographic postcards depicting H.M.S. ''Glasgow'', H.M.S. ''Kent'' and S.M.S. ''Dresden'' (2, one with flag flying, the other on fire), unused, three with informative annotations on reverse.
463 £350
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: 1914 envelope with enclosed letters dated July 9 and July 11, addressed by his wife to engineer Fritz Schmidt on board the S.M.S. ''Dresden'' sent from Halberstadt with 10pf. franking, there being no exemption from postage for servicemen at this time, and with sender's endorsement at lower left, a little soiled. At the Battle of the Falkland Islands on December 8th the ''Dresden'' was the only survivor from Spee's squadron but, after pursuit into the Pacific, HMS ''Glasgow'', ''Kent'' and the ''Orama'' caught up with her at Mas a Tierra, forcing her to scuttle after heavy shelling. Photo.
464 £240
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Envelope to Brockley, London with circular ''PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR'' marking and bearing G.B. 1d. cancelled on arrival in London on Nov. 15 1914. Photo.
466 £180
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Plain postcard dated ''Dec 9th/14'', from a member of the crew of H.M.S. Kent to his sister in Aberdeen, with message ''Am all safe. We accounted for our ship yesterday as I suppose you have seen by the paper.'', showing circular ''PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR'' marking below G.B. 1/2d. cancelled on arrival in London on Jan. 16, a little creased and soiled with gum from previous album mounting. Ex Moir. Photo.
467 £95
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Visit of H.M.A.S. ''Australia'', postcard of the cathedral (Heyburn AC-2-acz) inscribed on reverse ''W.B. Crandon/Leading Stoker/H.M.A.S. Australia/Port Stanley/Falkland Islands/off Patagonia/South America/South Atlantic Ocean/Jan 3rd 1915''. A scarce card from the brief visit of the ''Australia'' for repair to her propeller and where she finally received news of the defeat of the German squadron. On Jan. 6th, having left Stanley the previous day, she intercepted and sank the ''Eleanore Woermann''. Photo.
468 £200
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Envelope to Aberdeen bearing G.B. 1d. cancelled on arrival in London Feb. 17 1915, and with circular ''PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR'' at left, two punched filing holes, also an explanatory card from the recipient forwarding the envelope to an uncle. Ex Moir and Flaat. Photo.
469 £110
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Postcard of H.M.S. ''Kent'' dated ''Dec 9th/14'', from a member of the crew of H.M.S. Kent to London, showing circular ''PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR'' marking below G.B. 1/2d. cancelled on arrival in London on Mar. 23 1915, a little soiled and worn. Photo.
471 £170
Falkland Islands: 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands: Postcard of the Cathedral (Heyburn P-1-p) to London from a member of the crew of H.M.S. ''Kent'' dated ''24.3.16'', with ''PASSED/H.M.S. KENT/CENSOR'', unfranked with violet two line ''RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP/NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED'', fine condition. Photo.
472 £110
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1914 (Sept. 28) 'Wilson' envelope registered to Birmingham bearing 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 21/2d. with good to fine individual strike of FB.1 and showing earliest use of FB1 registration label, carried on the ''Falkland'' and ''Oropesa'' with Oct. 9 transit and next day arrival backstamps. Ex Barnes. Photo.
473 £260
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1928 to1936, five envelopes with good to fine FB.1 cancellations, variously franked and addressed, incl. 1928 (Apr. 25) registered to Somerset, franked 6d. and carried on the ''Ronald'', 1929 (Mar. 15) registered to U.S.A., correctly rated to U.S.A. 1d. (3), 21/2d., 1933 'Panton' envelope bearing Centenary 1/2d. and Cayman Is. 1d. used as postage due, etc. Ex Barnes.
475 £180
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1932 (Mar. 14) 'Grant' envelope registered to Kent, bearing 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. block of four cancelled by very fine central strike of FB.1 c.d.s. with ''2'' for ''32'' (SH FB.1 v1), Stanley registration label at left and Mar. 15 transit backstamp with Apr. 13 arrival alongside. Ex Barnes. Photo.
477 £200
Falkland Islands: New Island: 1917 (May 8) real photographic postcard of H.M.S. ''Carnavon''franked 1d. cancelled by fine strike of type N.2 c.d.s., address obliterated, tape repaired cut and other imperfections. Scarce commercial usage. Ex ''Stanley''. Photo.
478 £9200
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1909 (Dec. 22) coloured postcard of Buenos Aires sent in the first mail from the South Georgia post office, franked by 1d. tied by F.4D c.d.s. with fine strike of ''SOUTH GEORGIA'' imprint (SH SGU1) alongside on its first day of use, the mail departing on the ''Cachalote'' the next day. The card addressed to Fredriksvern, Norway, and sent by a whaler named H. Semb from one of the ships of the Ocean Whaling Company. B.P.A. certificate (1982). Photo.
479 £50
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1912 (Nov. 19) coloured picture postcard of Sandefjord addressed back to that town from ''Port Standley 12-11-1912'' probably by a crew member of a factory ship heading for the South Shetlands, franked 1d. and carried on the ''Oropesa'', the card creased and with some punctures. Photo.
480 £120
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1912 (Dec. 4) picture postcard of Larvik addressed back to the town, franked 1d. cancelled by South Georgia SG1 ''DE 4/12''c.d.s.. Photo.
481 £190
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1914 (Dec.) sentimental postcard to Hvittingfoss, Noway, franked 1/2d. (2) cancelled South Georgia SG2 c.d.s., the card stained and with tears but early use of this canceller. Photo.
482 £140
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1927 (Oct. 26) envelope endorsed from ''Juan W. Hay/Comp. Arg. de Percas/Grytviken/South Georg.'' to his wife in Oslo, franked 1/2d., 1d. pair tied by slightly indistinct SG2 c.d.s.'s, carried on the ''Southern King'' with Nov. 27 machine arrival on reverse, slight mainly peripheral creasing. Photo.
483 £95
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1928 postcard of a harpoon strike (Heyburn AL-3-al) addressed, with a personal message to a young lady in Oxford,and signed by Harold Salvesen (later Charman of the South Georgia Company Ltd.) on his first trip south, sent ''14/11/28/Leith Harbour/South Georgia'', the adhesive removed. Photo.
486 £190
Falkland Islands: Whaling Mail: 1950 (Mar. 26) airmail envelope registered to Kent with typed sender's endorsement on flap from the ill-fated ''Avs. South Atlantic Sealing Co. Ltd'', franked 6d., 1s. and with type 9A label, carried on the ''Fitzroy'', some creasing. Photo.
487 | £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Selection incl. 1944-45 Overprints with the four sets used, complete 1/2d. sheets of sixty, and 6d. blue-black centres marginal, 1946 Thick Map set in blocks incl. ''broken arcs'', 1/2d. and 1d. Pl. 3 complete sheets (vertically separated) incl. flaws, mainly unmounted mint and chiefly fine. (276) Ex Barnes.
490 £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Issues from 1946: 1946 Thick Map 6d. black and ochre, lower left corner marginal block of six (3 x 2) incl. two group transfer errors [R. 5/2, 5/3], the former with two shortish perfs. at top, vertical bend affects pair at left, otherwise fine. S.G. G6e, vars., SH 39a2, vars.
493 | £350
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1954-62 Ships, De La Rue printing 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d., each in a complete unmounted mint sheet of sixty, fine and scarce. S.G. G26a, G27a, G28a, cat. 1,860+, SH 60b, 61b, 62b.
494 | £260
Falkland Island Dependencies:A mint (much unmounted) collection from 1944 to 2008 in a binder incl. 1944-45 sets with 6d. shades, 1946-49 thin map set, 1954-62 1/2d. to 1, South Georgia 1963-69 1/2d. to 1 (both), South Sandwich Islands, etc. (few 100)
495 £420
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1904-12 1d., 21/2d., 6d. and 1s. with small ''South Georgia'' imprint mint, all except 1d. are marginal, good to fine. Photo.
497 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1904-12 2d. purple, on piece with ''South Georgia'' imprint below the stamp and South Georgia (date very faint) c.d.s., fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1979). Photo.
498 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1904-12 21/2d. ultramarine, with ''South Georgia'' imprint diagonally on the stamp and South Georgia Oct. 1911 c.d.s., fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1949). Photo.
499 £100
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1904-12 1s. brown with ''South Georgia'' imprint unused, fine. Photo.
500 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1915 to 1935, used selection with SG1 cancellations on values to 21/2d. (3), 1928 (Sept. 12) 'Wilson' envelope registered to Birmingham bearing 6d. and 1s., also SG4 tying Silver Jubilee values to two 1935 covers, the 1d. on 'Davies' envelope to Cheshire, the 21/2d. to France (slight stains). Ex Barnes.
501 £800
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1927 (Nov. 15) envelope from Magistrate/Postmaster Lt. Cmdr. F.B. Alison to his mother in Budleigh Salterton, 1928 (Nov. 14) p.p.c. of Rio de Janeiro to Liverpool written by Magistrate's clerk Nelson Jones (''Had a beastly passage up. The mail is just leaving for Europe hence only a p.c. on this occasion''), both franked 1d. cancelled by very good strikes of SG1 and SG2 c.d.s. respectively. (2 items) Ex Barnes. Photo.
502 £780
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1927 (Nov. 17) unusual use of 2d. stationery registered envelope to London with added 1d. (2), good type SG1 cancellations and type SG4 label, a little light toning. Ex Barnes. Photo.
503 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1929 (Jan. 27) envelope to Norway bearing 1921-28 1/2d. strip of five paying 21/2d. Foreign rate, cancelled good SG1 c.d.s's, Sandefjord 1929 (Mar. 8) arrival on reverse, one adhesive with fault and slight envelope faults. Photo.
504 £200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1944-45 1/2d. to 1s. set perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B9), fine and fresh with gum, unmounted except 1/2d. (8) S.G. B1s-B8s, cat. 500. Photo.
505 £70
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Operation Tabarin, 1944 (Apr. 3) 1/2d. to 1s. set used on official first day cover to Capt. Taylor at Port Stanley, handstamped ''FIRST DAY COVER'' at lower right and signed ''A. Taylor'' on reverse. Photo.
507 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1972 Shackleton 11/2p. imperforate block of four from left of sheet, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 32 var. Photo.
508 £210
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1979 Captain Cook 25p. horizontal pair with interpanneau margin, with variety embossing omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 73 var, EC GE146EEa. Photo.
509 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1979 Captain Cook 25p. with variety embossing omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 73 var, EC GE146EEa. Photo.
510 £250
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 airmail envelope to Port Stanley franked by Dependencies 5p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with additional strike and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 18 dated cachet at left. Also printed message from Deputy Postmaster R.K. Headland inserted when forwarded from London, explaining that the item had been carried in hand luggage whilst a prisoner of Argentina. Rare. Ex Bound. Photo.
511 £600
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 airmail envelope to Port Stanley with enclosed three page letter from Cindy Buxton who, together with Annie Price, was filming on the island for Anglia Television. The cover franked by Dependencies 5p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with additional strike and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 20 dated cachet at left. The envelope and its contents subsequently resent from London on June 13 enclosed in a fresh envelope with explanatory printed insert from Deputy Postmaster R.K. Headland that the item had been carried in hand luggage whilst a prisoner of Argentina. Rare, particularly when retaining both contents and carriage envelope. Ex Bound. Photo.
514 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1946 (Feb. 27) envelope to Manchester bearing 1938-50 Second printing 2s.6d., 5s. indigo and yellow-brown, 10s. and 1 tied by type C2 c.d.s.'s in violet, backstamped Port Stanley transit. B.P.A. certificate (1984). Photo.
515 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1924 (Mar. 1) 'Iremonger' envelope registered to Bristol with 1d. pair, 1/2d. and 2d. cancelled by very good to fine B2 c.d.s.'s in violet (known in Mar. and Apr. of this year), the pair additionally overstruck by indistinct Stanley c.d.s. (better ''MR 7/24'' strike on reverse) and with registration label affixed there before onward transmission, some light toning. Ex Barnes. Photo.
516 £350
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: Type B2 code C c.d.s., very good to fine mainly complete strikes tying 1921-28 1/2d. to 3s. (less 21/2d. deep blue) to individual pieces (except 3s. off piece), comprising ''3 NO/24'' on 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 21/2d. purple on yellow and 6d., ''NO 10/27'' on 3s. and ''25 FE/28'' on 1s., mainly fine. S.G. Z141-143, Z145-148, cat. 851. Ex Barnes. Photo.
517 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1927 (Jan. 13) envelope to Clovis McGill in Port Stanley, franked 1d. cancelled by B2 c.d.s. with further fine strike alongside, scarce South Georgia Feb. 15 transit and Feb. 24 arrival on reverse. Photo.
518 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1929 (Mar. 5) two envelopes from the same sailing, one to Kent bearing 6d., the other to New Jersey franked by 2d. with 1/2d., cancelled by fair to very good strikes of B2 c.d.s. Ex Barnes. Photo.
520 | £700
Antarctica: Collection of postcards etc. in a binder, incl. 1897 Belgian Expedition (Wharton AA-3) and AB-21, 1901-04 British Expedition (DE-5, DE-10, DH-2, DH-5, DH-7), 1907-09 British Expedition (GA-4, GC-5, GI-7, GI-8), 1908 French Expedition (HL-2), 1910-13 British Expedition (KA-1, KA-9, KA-12, KB-7199A, KB-7199B, KC-3, KJ-1, XSM-2-a), 1914-16 British Expedition (NA-2, NB-1), 1921-22 Shackleton-Rowett Expedition (OA-1, OA-1-a), also some Arctic with 1899 Abruzzi Expedition (2), Commander Peary, etc., mainly good to fine. (approx. 60 items) Ex Barnes.
521 £140
Antarctica: Swedish South Polar Expedition 1901-04: Picture postcard of the ''Frijthof'' used from Magellanes, Chile, to Miss Biggs in Port Stanley, underpaid by 1c. on 20c. cancelled on Dec. 15 1904 with further Magellanes c.d.s. of Dec. 28, charged ''00,4'' in ms. with blurred ''VALPARAISO'' in large ''T'' due marking doubly struck and type F.4B arrival of Jan. 3, carried on the ''Orissa''. Wharton CC5. Photo.
522 £230
Antarctica: Swedish South Polar Expedition 1901-04: 1907 (Feb. 26) picture postcard of pitching of tent in Cumberland Bay, sent to his sister in Iowa by U.S. Consul on the Falkland Islands, John Rowen, with Sheldon arrival, franked 1/2d. (2) cancelled F.4A, carried on the ''Oropesa'' with Buxton and Sheldon receiving datestamps and ms. ''Missent'' markings, trivial tear and one creased corner. Wharton CI-1. Photo.
528 £680
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1903 (July 26) picture postcard of Globe Store (Heyburn B-18-bz) sent by expedition taxidermist Alastair Ross to his sister in Edinburgh, headed ''Port/Stanley/24.1.03'' and noting ''where those postcards were bought'' and initialled, franked 1/2d. (2, marginal) cancelled F.4A, carried on the ''Sorata'' and with Edinb. & Newcastle Sorting Tender Feb. 23 transit on picture side. Photo.
529 £160
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: 1906 (Jan. 29) picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' trapped in the ice, sent to his sister in Iowa by U.S. Consul on the Falkland Islands, John Rowen, with Sheldon arrival, franked 1d., both datestamps a little indistinct. Wharton XLN-49. Photo.
531 £130
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition 1928-30, Roessler airmail envelope addressed to the U.S.A. bearing 1d. tied by Port Stanley Oct. 29 1928 c.d.s., with fine strike of the ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' double oval in green at left, reused on 1931 North Pole attempt with U.S. 2c. cancelled New York June 1, backstamped Oct. 4 and with G.B. 11/2d. cancelled London Oct. 13, and signed by Wilkins at lower left, scarce. Photo.
532 £90
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition 1928-30, envelope addressed to Port Stanley bearing 21/2d. in the ''Prussian blue'' shade tied by fine strike of the ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' double circle in violet, with Stanley ''30 AP/29'' arrival backstamp. Photo.
533 | £55
Antarctica: U.S.A., 1934 to 1991, an interesting selection of 25 covers, cards etc., with 1935 Little America, Operations Highjump, Deep Freeze, etc., three signed.
537 | £480
British Antarctic Territory: An apparently complete unmounted mint collection from 1963 to 2006 in a binder incl. 1963-69 1/2d. to 1 (both), also A.A.T., etc. (few 100)
541 | £380
Aden: A mint collection on leaves, incl. 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set mint, etc. (145).
542 | £270
Aden: A mint Q.E.II selection, incl. 1953-63 to 10s. (2) in plate strips of six, 20s. chocolate and reddish lilac plate block of fifteen unmounted mint, 20s. black and deep lilac in an unmounted mint plate block of four, etc. (256).
543 | £190
Aden: A mainly good to fine mint collection from 1937 to 1951 on stockpages incl. 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set, 1939-48 1/2a. to 10r., 1951 surcharged set, States, etc. (101)
544 £350
Antigua: 1862 6d. die proof in black on yellowish paper, affixed to card, light horizontal bend prior to affixing. Photo.
546 £60
Antigua: 1884-87 Watermark Crown CA 1s. mauve fine mint horizontal pair, one with corner crease. S.G. 30, cat. 320+. Photo.
547 | £450
Antigua: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves incl. 1872 1d., 1884-87 to 1s., 1903-07, 1908-17 sets, 1913 5s., 1921-29 MCA to 1, Script to 4s., 1932 Tercentenary etc., also Barbuda 1922 set, varied condition.
548 | £480
Antigua: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with issues from 1863 incl. 1884-87 1s., 1903-07 5s., 1921-29 MCA to 1, Script values to 4s., 1932 5s. etc., varied condition.
549 | £240
Antigua: A QV to KGVI collection in slightly varied condition incl. 1863-67 wmk small star 1d. (3), 6d. (3) shades used, 1903-07 CC to 2s.6d. mint, 1908-17 MCA 1/2d. to 2s. mint, 1913 CA 5s. mint, 1932 Tercentenary set mint, 1938-51 1/2d. to 1, also Barbuda 1922 overprinted 1/2d. to 5s. set of eleven mint, etc. (80)
550 £85
Ascension: 1924-33 1/2d., 11/2d. and 1s. showing ''cleft rock'' variety [R. 5/1], the 11/2d. in a horizontal pair with slightly stained hinge marks, the 1s. unmounted with natural bands of thickened gum. S.G. 10c, 12, c, 18c, cat. 454+.
553 | £580
Ascension: A mint (later issues are unmounted) collection from 1922 to 2007 in a stockbinder incl. 1922 overprinted 1/2d. to 3s., 1924-33 Script 1/2d. to 3s., 1934 Script 1/2d. to 5s. set (toned), 1938-53 1/2d. to 10s. (2) set with perfs., 1956 1/2d. to 10s., later issues apparently complete.
554 £320
Ascension: A used selection with 1922 set (ex. 1d.), additional 2d. showing variety Line through ''P'' of ''POSTAGE'', also 1924-33 3s. (faults), 1934 values to 5s. etc, the variety with some slightly short perfs., otherwise mainly fine. Photo.
555 | £230
Ascension: A mint selection comprising 1922, 1924-33 (additional 1924 1d.), 1934 and 1935 Jubilee sets, mainly fine.
556 | £150
Ascension: A mint Q.E.II accumulation, incl. 1956 set, 1963 Birds sets (3, one is unmounted), 1973 Turtles sets unmounted (12), plate blocks, complete sheets with 1966 Football sets (50), 1976 Birds sets (25), etc. (100's).
557 £150
Australian States: A small selection comprising Tasmania 1863-71 perf. 12 1s. vermilion with part original gum (small thin), 1870-71 10d. black corner copy mint and another overprinted "SPECIMEN", Victoria 1901-10 perf. 121/2 5s. scarlet and deep blue block of four fine and fresh unmounted mint, also New Zealand Chalon 2d. imperf. plate proof in black on soft card. Photo.
558 £3500
Australian States: New South Wales: 1850-51, a used selection of Sydney Views, incl. 1850 1d. plate 1 five singles and a pair, plate I re-engraved 1d. (3), 2d. plate I (2), plate II (6), 3d. vertical strip of four on 1852 large part cover, also a few forgeries, etc., very mixed condition. (48). Photo.
559 | £100
Australian States: New South Wales: 1888-89 Centenary 2d. perf. 11 x 12 in an unmounted mint block (5 x 6) from lower-right corner of sheet, some faults though of fresh appearance. S.G. 254.
560 £1500
Australian States: South Australia: 1886-98 2s.6d. and 5s. perforated colour trials made by De La Rue to demonstrate doubly fugitive ink on gummed unwatermarked paper, both in upper right corner marginal blocks of ten (5x2) with plate no. 1 in margin, 2s.6d. in mauve and blue, 5s. in mauve and red, fine and very attractive. Photo.
561 £60
Australia: 1918-23 11/2d. green, mint example from foot of sheet, showing two rows of extra perforations, tone spot, otherwise fine, most unusual. S.G. 61var. Photo.
562 | £280
Australia: 1963-65 7s.6d. to 2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 357s-60s, cat. 450.
563 £580
Australia: 1973-74 Marine Life 1c. in an unmounted mint horizontal strip of six from the right of the sheet, three with variety black omitted, some light tone spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 545b, cat. 3,600, EC AU1090MCa. Photo.
565 £160
Australia: 1975 Wild Flowers 45c. in an unmounted mint vertical strip of four, one showing variety yellow-green (twigs) omitted, fine. S.G. 609, b, cat. 450, EC AU1218MCb. Photo.
566 £380
Australia: 1992 Threatened Species 45c. roll stamp, horizontal se-tenant strip of six with variety black omitted, fine. S.G. 1321a-1326a, EC AU2642MCa, cat. 1,500 as strip of six, circa 16 mint strips known. Photo.
567 | £420
Australia: A mainly mint collection on stockpages in slightly varied condition incl. 1926-30 to 1/4d., 1931-36 1/2d. to 1/4d., 1932 Bridge 5s. used, 1937-49 to 1 incl. 3d. (5), 1946-48 B.C.O.F. 1/2d. to 5s., postage dues, coil pairs, officials, also a few States, etc. (100's)
568 | £170
Australia: A mint selection with 1914-20 4d. orange, yellow-orange and lemon-yellow, 1934 Macarthur set with 2d. type B, 1937-49 3d. blue dies I and II, also perf. 15 x 14 die III, 1948-56 10s. to 2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', Postage Due 1938 1/2d. to 1s. set (unmounted), also Official 1926-30 perf. 14 1s.4d. c.t.o. used (surface adhesions), mainly fine. (21).
569 | £450
Austria: A mainly used collection in two Borek albums, incl. 1854 1k., 2k., 1925-30 Air 2g. to 10s. set, 1937 Welfare set, 1949 Child Welfare set, and a good range of later issues to 1998, Postage Dues with 1925 set, etc. (100s)
570 | £90
Austria: Literature: ''Grosses Handbuch der Abstempelungen von Altosterreich und Lombardei-Venetien'' (1925) by Edwin Muller, fair condition.
572 £1150
Bahamas: 1963 Freedom from Hunger 8d. with variety value omitted, in a fine unmounted mint corner plate pair (unique), with normal block for comparison. S.G. 223a, EC BM446MCa, cat. 2,500+ circa 36 mint known. Photo.
573 | £80
Bahamas: 1965 1/2d. to 1 set in unmounted mint plate blocks of six, some tone spots, also 1966 1c. on 1/2d. to $3 on 1 set in plate blocks of four. S.G. 247-261, 273-287.
575 £500
Bahamas: 1967-71 Whiter paper 3c., 8c. and 15c., the three key values of the set, each in a lower marginal imprint block of four. S.G. 297a, 300a, 304a, S.G. 1,808+. Photo.
576 | £40
Bahamas: 1970 Red Cross 3c. with variety watermark Crown to right of CA, in a fine unmounted mint block of four. S.G. 352w, cat. 168.
577 £880
Bahamas: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1862 1d., 1863-77 values to 6d. (2), 1883 4d. on 6d., 1884-90 to 1, 1901-03 set, 1902-10 to 1 (marginal on small piece), 1912-19 values to 1 (2), 1921-27 5s., 1 etc., varied condition. Photo.
578 £650
Bahamas: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves incl. 1860 1d., 1863-77 1d. (2), 6d. (2), 1884-90, 1902-10, 1912-19 (incl. 1d. wmk. inverted unused without gum), 1921-37 sets to 1, War Tax issues incl. 1918 set, etc., varied condition. Photo.
579 | £300
Bahamas: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection on stockpages incl. a selection of Q.V. unused and used, 1902-10 CA to 5s., 1918 (Feb-July) overprinted ''WAR TAX'' 1/2d. to 1s., 1912-19 MCA 1/2d. to 1 (a little toned), 1938-52 1/2d. to 1 (2, shades), 1942 optd. set, etc. (166)
580 | £200
Bahrain: 1933-53 mainly mint collection in varied condition incl. 1938-41 3p. to 25r., 1948-49 and 1950-55 surcharged sets, etc. (87)
583 £700
Barbados: 1878 1d. on half 5s. rose types 3a and 3c in a rejoined pair, fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1962). S.G. 86, 88, cat. 1,600+. Photo.
585 £85
Barbados: 1925-35 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/4d. to 3s. set overprinted or perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D16x or D19), mainly fine with gum. (13) S.G. 229s-239s, cat. 200.
586 | £780
Barbados: A used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. Britannia issues with 1855-58 (1/2d.) green, 1873 5s. dull rose, 1882-86 1/2d. to 5s. set, 1892-1903 1/2d. to 2s.6d. blue-black and orange and 2s.6d. violet and green, 1897-98 Jubilee set, 1912-16 set, 1916-19 set, 1918-20 3s. green and deep violet, 1920-21 Victory set, etc., varied condition. (164).
587 | £1400
Barbados: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves with 1852 (1/2d.), (1d.), (2d.), 1861-70 (1/2d.) (8 incl. two strips of three), (1d.) strip of three, (4d.), 1s. pair, 1863 6d. imperf. pair, 1871 1s., 1873 (June) 3d., 1875-80 perf. 121/2 4d., perf. 14 1d. (2), 3d., 6d. (2) and 1s. (2), 1882-86 values to 5s., 1892-1903, 1897-98, 1905, 1909-10, 1912-16, 1916-19, 1920-21, 1921-24 and 1925-35 sets etc., varied condition.
588 | £700
Barbados: A used collection on leaves and stockcard with 1852-55 (1/2d.) (2) to (4d.), 1855-58 (1/2d.) (2), (1d.) (2), 1858 6d. (2), 1s. (2), perforated Britannia types incl. 1873 (June) 3d., 5s., 1878 1d. on half 5s. types 3a and 3b, later issues to 1935 incl. 1916-19 set etc., varied condition.
589 | £420
Barbados: Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition on stock pages incl. 1921-24 Script 1/4d. to 3s., 1892-1903 CA 1/4d. to 2s. 6d. (both), 1918-20 MCA 3s. (2, one the scarce shade), 1920-21 Victory set, etc. (180 approx.)
590 | £190
Barbados: A selection of mainly K.G.V to K.G.VI covers, cards and fronts, incl. registered mail, postal stationery, f.d.c's, etc. (approx 338 items)
591 £290
Basutoland: A mint collection on stockleaves, incl. 1933, 1938, 1948 Silver Wedding and 1954-58 sets, unmounted from 1961 surcharge types incl. 2c. on 2d. surcharge inverted, type II 10c. on 1s. and 25c. on 2s.6d., type I 1r. on 10s., 1961-63 set (2, one mounted), mainly fine. (127) Photo.
592 | £180
Basutoland: A selection comprising 1933 set mint and used with a few duplicated low values and 1935 Jubilee set mint and used, mainly fine.
593 £210
Bechuanaland: British Bechuanaland: 1885-87 ''British/Bechuanaland'' overprint 1/2d., Watermark Crown CA, variety overprint double (lake and black), large part original gum, small stain and one pulled perf. at top, scarce. S.G. 1b, cat. 750 Brandon certificate (1999) Photo.
594 £350
Bechuanaland: British Bechuanaland: 1888 1 mint, slight vertical gum wrinkle, otherwise fine. S.G. 20, cat. 800. Photo.
595 £580
Bechuanaland: British Bechuanaland: 1888 (19 Jan) 1 lilac and black fine used with centrally placed Kuruman c.d.s., S.G. 20, cat. 750. Photo.
596 £11500
Bechuanaland: British Bechuanaland: 1888 (8Dec) 1/2d. on 3d. pale reddish lilac and black in a block of four, the lower left stamp showing variety Broken ''f'' in ''Half'', minor gum creases and the variety with a tiny puncture under the heavily impressed hyphen, mounted on upper pair only, leaving the variety unmounted. A great rarity with only five examples being known, one of which is in the Royal Collection. R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. 29, a, cat. 14,600+ . Photo.
597 £250
Bechuanaland: Protectorate: 1888 ''Protectorate'' overprint 2s. green and black, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 47, cat. 600 Brandon certificate (1999) Photo.
598 £500
Bechuanaland: Protectorate: 1888 ''Protectorate'' overprint 5s. green and black, mint, fine. S.G. 49, cat. 1,300 Brandon certificate (1999) Photo.
599 | £2100
Bechuanaland: A mainly mint collection, with some unused, in a stockbook, incl. Stellaland 1884 1d. to 1s. with 4d. (9, incl. two strips of four), British Bechuanaland 1885-87 wmk. Crown CA 3d., wmk. Crown CC 4d. (2), wmk. Anchor 1/2d. to 1s., 1888 to 1 with some shades, the 10s. with Brandon certificate (1999), 6d. on 6d., 1s. on 1s., (Dec.) 1/2d. on 3d., 1891-1904 set, 1893 1d. reading downwards, no dots to ''i'' in ''British'' in plate no. block of six, Protectorate 1888 overprint 6d. on 6d., 1s., 2s.6d. (partly reperforated), (Dec.) 4d. on 4d., 1889 4d. on 1/2d., 1890 1/2d. overprint inverted, 1897-1902 set, 1904-13 to 1s. (both), 1913-24 to 1s., Waterlow 2s.6d, De La Rue 2s.6d. (2), 5s., Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s., 1925-27 to 6d. (both), 1s., 1932, 1938-52 and 1955-58 to 10s., 1961 surcharges with 31/2c. on 4d. bold ''c'' in pair with wide surcharge, 1r. on 10s. type I, 1961 set, etc. to 1966, the earlier issues in varied condition, later mainly fine. (approx. 310)
600 | £680
Bechuanaland: A mint collection on leaves with 1885-87 to 1s. (less 2d., 6d.), 1888 (19 Jan) to 10s., 1888 (Sept -20 Nov) 4d. on 4d. and 1s. on 1s. (both heavily mounted), 1888 Protectorate overprints values to 1s., surcharged in red 4d. on 4d., later issues to 1935 incl. 1913-24 Waterlow 2s.6d. and 5s., Bradbury 2s.6d. and 5s., 1932 set etc., varied condition.
601 | £300
Bechuanaland: A good to fine mint collection on stockpages incl. 1904-13 1/2d. (2) to 1s. (2), 1913-24 D.L.R. 2s.6d and 5s., Bradbury 2s.6d. and 5s., 1932 Script 1/2d. to 10s., 1938-52 1/2d. to 10s., etc. (75)
602 | £320
Bechuanaland: A used collection on leaves with 1885-87 values to 1s., 1888 (19 Jan) to 5s., later issues to 1935, varied condition.
603 | £2100
Belgium: A mint and used collection in three albums, incl. a good range of Epaulettes and Medallions with 1849 10c. and 20c. unused, 10c. pair, one showing major retouch (''10'' double) used, 1849-50 40c. unused, range of retouches, shades, covers, 1865 perf. 14 1f. unused, 1905-08 to 2f. mint, 1919-20 to 2f. mint, Anti-T.B. sets with 1933 set mint, 1952 Basilica miniature sheet mint, 1952 U.P.U. 40f. + 10f. used, 1952 Cultural Fund 4f. and 8f. with se-tenant labels unmounted mint, 1954 Restoration Fund set mint, 1957 Antarctic miniature sheet mint, etc. (100s)
604 | £500
Belgium: A mint and used accumulation on stockleaves, issues from 1849 to 1969 with 1919-20 set mint, 1933 Anti-TB set unmounted mint (25c.+15c. corner damage) plus values to 5f. used, extensive later issues with 1952 UPU set mint etc., fair to fine. (100s)
606 £350
Bermuda: 1874 3d. on 1s. green, surcharge type 6 fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1966). S.G. 13, cat. 850. Photo.
607 £300
Bermuda: 1875 1d. on 2d. dull blue fine mint. S.G. 15, cat. 700. Photo.
608 £170
Bermuda: 1906-10 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1d. brown and carmine, varety watermark inverted, part original gum, fine. S.G. 37w, cat. 500. Photo.
609 £350
Bermuda: 1938-53 line perf. 2s.6d. black and deep red on grey-blue (3rd. printing) mint from the lower right corner of the sheet showing broken lower-right scroll [R. 5/12], a few reinforced perfs. S.G. 117a, e. Photo.
610 £90
Bermuda: 1953-62 6d. to 1 (1s.3d. type I), in mint plate blocks of four (lower pairs are unmounted), mainly good to fine. Photo.
612 | £210
Bermuda: An unmounted mint selection of Q.E.II sheets, incl. 1953-62 41/2d. (50), 1970-75 Flowers, seventeen values to $2.40, etc. (100s)
613 £780
Bermuda: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1865-1903 perf. 14 3d., 1s., perf. 14 x 121/2 1s. block of six, 1883-1904 to 1s. incl. 2d. blue block of eighteen (6x3) with some creasing, 1918-22 to 1 (upper marginal), 1920-21 and 1921 Tercentenary sets, 1924-32 to 10s. (2), 12s.6d. etc., varied condition.
614 | £450
Bermuda: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1865-1903 values to 1s., 1874 3d. on 1s., 1874 1d. on 3d., 1d. on 1s., 1918-22 5s., 1920-21 Tercentenary Ist issue set, 1921 2nd issue set (less 1/4d., 1/2d.), 1924-32 2s., 10s., 12s.6d. etc., very varied condition with some dubious cancellations.
615 | £820
Bermuda: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in a binder incl. 1865-1903 CC to 1s. used, 1918-22 MCA to 10s., 1 mint, 1921 Tercentenary set used, 1924-32 Script to 10s., also 12s.6d. used, 1938-53 to 12s.6d. (2), 1 (3, shades), QEII issues apparently complete to 2006, etc. (100's)
616 £400
Botswana: 1967 Birds 1c. variety watermark type 105 of Malta, fine used, rare. S.G. 220a, cat. 800, EC BW440WEa - circa 6 known used. Photo.
617 £210
Botswana: 1970 Dickens 7c. horizontal pair from lower-right corner of pane, variety imperf. between stamp and margin, crease through lower margin, otherwise ine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 266 var, EC BW532IMa - circa 10 known, cat. 675. Photo.
619 £190
British East Africa: 1895-96 1/2a. blue-green block of eighteen (6 x 3), horizontal strip of four and vertical strip of three, all used on 1897 (Jan. 13) locally used envelope in Mombassa, few minor cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
620 | £800
British East Africa: A used collection on leaves with 1890 1/2a. on 1d., 1a. on 2d., 1891 Mombassa ''1/2 Anna'' on 2d., 1895 Handstamped 3r., 4r. and 5r., 1895-96 5r., 1896-1901 set, 1897-1903 1r., 2r. etc., varied condition.
621 | £190
British East Africa: A mint range on leaves with issues from 1890 incl. 1895-96 set (ex. 1/2a.), 1896-1901 3r., 4r. and 5r., 1897-1903 1r., 3r. etc., varied condition.
622 £220
British Guiana: 1834 (July 3) entire from Demerary to Liverpool, endorsed ''Hopkinson'' and ''Consignee's letter'', showing strike of scarce ''LIVERPOOL/EXEMPT SHIP LR'' (consignees being entitled to one free letter accompanying cargo) with framed ''LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER'' on reverse, both strikes a little faint, a few faint stains. Photo.
623 £200
British Guiana: 1836 (Nov. 1) and 1840 (June 6) two entires from Demerara, the first to London with step framed ''DEAL/SHIP LETTER'', rated 1s.4d. with handstruck large ''6'' and small ''7'', the second to Larne, Ireland, with red ''FALMOUTH/JY 18/1840'' double arc datestamp, probably carried privately to England with ''2'' rating only. (2 items) Photo.
624 £200
British Guiana: 1840 (Nov. 22) entire from Demerary to Liverpool, endorsed ''Cato/via Liverpool'', rated ''8'' (the 8d. rate without inland charge introduced in January) and with framed ''NEW ROMNEY/SHIP LETTER'' on reverse, soiled filing folds. Photo.
625 £620
British Guiana: 1863-76 perf. 15 1c. black in a mint lower left corner block of eighteen (6 x 3), parts of bottom margin missing but showing Waterlow imprint, one stamp thinned and a little light toning on reverse otherwise fine and fresh with most unmounted, a scarce multiple. S.G. 106, cat. 1,080+. Photo.
626 £210
British Guiana: 1862 (Sept.) Type-set 4c. black on blue type 14, just touched at foot otherwise good margins with roulettes on three sides, good used, central tone spot. S.G. 123, cat. 1,100. Photo.
629 £2900
British Guiana: A selection of early issues on leaves, incl. 1851 12c. blue signed ''E.T.E.D'' used with Demerara datestamp, 1856 4c. black and magenta (with two corners removed), forgeries, etc., very mixed condition. (82). Photo.
630 | £800
British Guiana: A collection from 1853 to 1937 on leaves with a range of Ship types mainly used, 1862 type-set 1c. type 10 unsigned unused, 2c. type 10 used, range of 1878 provisionals and 1881 surcharges unused and used, varieties, 1882 8c. watermark reversed used, 1888-89 $2, $3 mint, K.G.V to 96c. mint or used, 1934-51 to $1 mint or used, selection of officials, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 308).
631 | £550
British Guiana: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves with 1862 1c. black, 1878 Provisional 1c. black with bars across ''OFFICIAL'', 1881 type 20 ''2'' on 96c., 1882 Type-set 2c. yellow (2), 1888-89 to 72c., 1889 to 96c., 1898 Jubilee set, 1899 Surcharges with varieties, 1905-07 set, 1905 $2.40, 1913-21to 96c. (4), 1921-27, 1934-51 sets etc., varied condition.
632 | £350
British Guiana: A used collection to 1935 on leaves with a range of 1860 to 1876 Ship types, values to 48c. (4), 1876-79 to 48c., various 1881 surcharges, 1889 to 96c., 1921-27 to 72c., 1934-51 set etc., poor to fine.
633 | £95
British Guiana: Literature: ''The Postage Stamps and Postal History of British Guiana'' by Townsend & Howe (1970), good condition.
634 £190
British Honduras: 1888-91 2c. on 1d. carmine, variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 37w, cat. 300+. Photo.
635 £220
British Honduras: 1904-07 $5 grey-green and black, marginal from lower right corner of the pane, fine used on small piece. S.G. 93, cat. 375. Photo.
636 £620
British Honduras: 1962 Birds 2c. with variety turquoise-blue (bird's head) omitted, very fine unmounted mint horizontal plate pair, with normal for comparison. S.G. 203a, cat. 1,100+, EC BH406MCa. Photo.
637 £900
British Honduras: A mint or unused collection of issues to 1935 on leaves with 1865 1d., 1s., 1872-79 perf. 121/2 3d., perf. 14 4d., 1891-1901 to $5, 1904-07 to $2, 1913-21, 1922-33 to $5, also a selection of used incl. 1865 1s., 1882-87 1s., 1913-21 with fiscal cancel etc., varied condition. Photo.
638 | £75
British Indian Ocean Territory: 1968 set to 5r. and 1968-70 5c. to 10r. set (less 30c., 60c. and 85c.) all in unmounted mint plate blocks of four, mainly fine.
639 £160
British Indian Ocean Territory: 1968 5r. two vertical pairs from top of sheet, lower of each with variety no stop after ''I'', other no stop after ''O''. 10r. from top of sheet with variety no stop after ''B'', unmounted mint. S.G. 14, a, 15a, cat. 370. Photo.
640 | £300
British Indian Ocean Territory: An apparently complete unmounted mint collection from 1968 to 2010 in a stockbook, incl. miniature sheets, some varieties on the first issue with 5r. vertical pairs, one of each with no stop after ''I'' or no stop after ''O'' (used), etc. (100s)
641 | £350
British Levant: A mint collection on leaves with issues from 1885 incl. K.E.VII values to 24pi. on 5s., British Currency 1905-12 set, 1921 to 180pi. on 10s., British Currency to 2s.6d. (2), Salonica values to 3d., 6d. (2) etc., varied condition.
642 | £80
British Levant: A used collection on leaves with K.E.VII values to 24pi. on 5s., K.G. V to 180 pi. on 10s. (3) etc., varied condition.
643 £400
British Solomon Islands: A mainly mint collection on leaves to 1935 incl. 1907, 1908-11 and 1914-23 (additional 10s. used), 1922-31 (10s. used) sets, mainly fine. Photo.
644 £190
British Virgin Islands: 1970-74 4c. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 244w, unpriced. Photo.
645 | £580
British Virgin Islands: A collection to 1935 on leaves with 1866 6d. used, 1867-70 1d., 4d. mint and used, 1s. mint, 1868 CC 1d. mint, 1879-80 1d. mint and used, 21/2d. used, 1883-4 1/2d. yellow-buff mint and used, 1887-89 to 1s. mint, 1899 (incl. 1/2d. ''HALFPFNNY'' variety), 1904, 1913-19 (also used), 1922-28 sets mint etc., varied condition.
646 | £240
British Virgin Islands: A collection from 1866 to 1937 on leaves with a selection of early issues to 1s. mainly unused, 1887-89 1d. sheet of twenty-four unmounted mint, 1899 1s. and 5s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1913 to 5s. mint, later K.G.V to 5s. mint, etc., varied condition. (129).
647 £110
Brunei: 1977 Silver Jubilee 20c. variety silver (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 265a, cat. 250, EC BU530MCa. Photo.
648 | £280
Brunei: A mint and used collection on leaves with 1907-10 set mint, $1 used, 1908-22 to $1, 1922 Exhibition to $1 (2, one ''Broken I''), 1924-37 set (ex. 10c.) mint etc., mainly fine.
649 | £290
Burma: 1937-47 mainly good to fine mainly mint collection on stockpages incl. 1937 3p. to 10r., 1938-40 1p. to 10r. (9p., 11/2a., 2a. and 4a. are used), Officials with 1937 3p. to 10r., 1939 3p. to 10r., 1946 3p. to 10r., etc. (126)
650 | £1400
Canada: Newfoundland: A mint or unused collection on leaves and stockcard with issues from 1857 incl. 1860 2d., 1861-64 to 1s., 1865-71 to 24c., 1887-88 to 10c., 1897 Discovery set, 1897-1918 2c. scarlet imperf. pair, 1910, 1911 sets, 1911-16 Coronation set incl. shades, 1919 Contingent, 1919 Air $1 on 15c., 1921 Air 35c., 1923-24, 1928-29, 1929-31, 1931Publicity sets, 1931 (both), 1933 Air sets, 1933 Gilbert, a few varieties etc., also a used selection, varied condition.
651 | £520
Canada: Newfoundland: A mainly mint collection from 1897 to 1947 in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1897 Discovery set used, 1897-1918 1/2c. to 5c., 1910 1c. to 15c., 1911 Coronation 1c. to 15c., 1919 Caribou set, 1919 Air $1 on 15c., 1928-29 Publicity 1c. to 30c., 1931 1c. to 30c., 1931 Air sets (both), 1933 Air set, 1933 Gilbert 1c. to 32c., etc. (approx 210)
652 £1250
Canada: Nova Scotia: 1851-60 1s. purple fine used, lightly cancelled and with good to large margins all round. S.G. 8, cat. 3,000. Photo.
653 | £350
Canada: A selection of Provincial issues on leaves with British Columbia 1860 21/2d. used, Vancouver 1865 perforated 5c. (defective) and 10c. mint, New Brunswick., Nova Scotia incl. 1851-60 3d., 6d. deep green used (just touched at one corner, otherwise fine with good margins), Prince Edward Island, varied condition.
654 £850
Canada: 1852-57 6d. brownish grey fine used with large margins all round, cancelled by light barred oval. S.G. 11, cat. 1,200. Photo.
655 £1050
Canada: 1897 Jubilee set to $5 with all listed shades, mainly good to fine mint. S.G. 121-40, cat.4,700+. Photo.
656 £950
Canada: 1897 Jubilee set to $5 used, all except 15c., 50c. and $2 with c.d.s. ($3 in violet), $5 with blunt corner perf. and indistinct cancel, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 121-140, cat. 3,000. Photo.
657 £180
Canada: 1927 Confederation set of five, each in a horizontal pair, imperforate vertically, fine mint. S.G. 266-70var. Photo.
658 £6000
Canada: 1997-2005 Moose $5 with variety Recess brown (Moose) and green (grass and trees) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint pane of four, rare, with normal block for comparison. S.G. 1762var, EC CA3516MCa, cat. 22,500 as a pane. Photo.
659 £400
Canada: 1999 Chinese New Year 95c. miniature sheet with variety red and fluorescent tagging omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. MS 1863var, EC CA3726MCb 23 known. Photo.
661 | £1650
Canada: A used collection on leaves with 1852-57 3d. (3), 6d. (3), 10d. (3), several with full margins, 1858-59 6d., 1859 range of shades to 17c. (2), 1868-90 duplicated large heads with values to 15c. (8), later issues to 1935 incl. 1908 Quebec set etc., varied condition.
662 | £1200
Canada: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1852-57 3d. (defective), 1868-90 121/2c., 1889-97 to 10c. (2), 1897-98 to 10c., 1898-1902 to 20c., 1903-12 to 50c., 1908 Quebec, 1915 War Tax set (extra 50c.), 1922-31 to $1 (3, incl. a pair), 1926 2c. surcharges incl. type 50 surcharge double, 1928-29 set incl. $1 shade, coils, booklet panes incl. 1928-29 5c., later issues to 1935, varied condition.
663 | £400
Canada: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection on stockpages incl. 1903-12 to 20c., 1908 Quebec set (1/2c. and 1c. used), 1922-31 1c. to $1, 1928-29 1c. to $1, 1935 1c. to $1, 1937-38 1c. to $1, 1942-48 1c. to $1, Officials 1949 1c. to 10c., 1950-52 1c. to $1, Postage Dues 1906-28 1c. to 10c., 1930-32 1c. to 10c., etc. (100's)
664 | £230
Canada: A selection with duplicated used 1897-98 values to 10c. (4), 1908 Quebec set unused, 1942-48 mint values to $1 (3), 1946-47 Peace values to $1 (2), with additional 50c. (38) in unmounted mint multiples, fair to fine.
665 | £75
Canada: Airmails: 1928-35 selection of first flight covers, incl. good range of cachets, etc. (55 items).
666 £750
Cayman Islands: 1908 21/2d. on 4d. brown and blue fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (1964). S.G. 35, cat. 1,700. Photo.
668 £150
Cayman Islands: 1980 Rotary 50c., variety black (Royal Cypher and face value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 499a, cat. 325, EC CY998MCa. Photo.
669 £1100
Cayman Islands: A used collection on leaves with 1902-03, 1905, 1907 sets, 1907 1/2d. on 1d., 1d. on 5s. (R.P.S. certificate (1958)), 1907-09 set, 1912-20 values to 10s. (3), 1921-26 MCA and Script to 10s. etc., mainly fine. Photo.
670 £1050
Cayman Islands: A mint collection on leaves, issues to 1935 incl. 1902-03, 1905, 1907, 1907-09 sets, 1907 1/2d. on 5s., 1d. on 5s., 1912-20 to 10s. (3), 1921-26 MCA to 5s. (3), 10s., Script to 10s., 1932 Centenary 3d. to 10s. marginal copies (all from corner of the sheet except 10s.), 1935 set, mainly fine. Photo.
671 | £320
Cayman Islands: A mainly mint collection from 1902 to 1951 on stockpages incl. 1902-03 CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1905 MCA 1/2d. to 1s., 1907 MCA 4d. to 5s., 1912-20 MCA 1/4d. to 10s., 1921-26 Script 1/4d. to 10s., MCA 3d. to 10s., 1935 Script 1/4d. to 5s., 1938-48 1/4d. to 10s., 1950 1/4d. to 10s., etc. (130)
672 £350
Cayman Islands: Jamaica used in the Cayman Islands: 1898-1901 Type Z3 Grand Cayman cancellation, a fine complete strike on Jamaica 1889-91 21/2d. dull purple and blue on small piece. S.G. Z11, cat. 500. Photo.
674 £70
Ceylon: 1974 Bandaranaike 15c. variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint block of six from the top of the sheet. S.G. 605d, EC CD1210IMa. Photo.
675 £70
Ceylon: 1974 Bandaranaike 15c. variety imperforate, in a fine unmounted mint block of six. S.G. 605d, EC CD1210IMa. Photo.
676 | £550
Ceylon: A mint collection of issues to 1935 on leaves incl. 1861-64 1s. pair, 1899-1900 set (ex. 6c.) in pairs, 1903-05, 1904-05, 1910-11 sets, 1912-25 to 20r., 1927-29 set etc., varied condition.
677 | £450
Ceylon: A used collection on leaves with 1857-59 values to 6d. (2), 1861-64 values to 2s., surcharges, 1912-25 to 20r., later issues to 1935 etc., poor to fine.
678 | £190
China: 1900 to 1914, a selection of postcards, incl. French P.O's, German P.O's with Tsingtau, postal stationery, etc. (16 items).
679 | £60
China: 1902 p.p.c. (Street scene, Peking), addressed to a crewman on the Italian warship ''Puglia'', bearing 1/2c. tied by ''CHEFOO'' c.d.s., 1906 p.p.c. (The Bunt) to Portugal, bearing 2c. (2) cancelled ''HANKOW'' c.d.s. with ''SHANGHAI/CHINE'' c.d.s.
680 | £120
China: 1904 to 1927, a cover and cards (7), incl. 1914 envelope from the French Consulate in Moukden bearing 3c. and 7c. cancelled by Fengtien c.d.s's, Shanghai, etc.
681 | £80
China: 1911 1c. stationery card to England, additionally franked by 3c., with ''TIENTSIN/POSTES FRANCAISE'' c.d.s. and ''TSINAN'' transit c.d.s., front has hand painted scene.
682 | £150
China: 1925 to 1948, five covers, incl. 1925 envelope from Macau to Honolulu, bearing 1/2c. (8), 1c. (2) and 2c. (2), 1935 envelope from Wei Hai Wei to Fiji, etc.
683 | £170
China: German Post Offices: 1900-09 seven postcards, incl. Kiaochow 1900 5Pfg. on 10pf. on 1900 (May 19th) p.p.c., Shanghai, Tientsin, etc.
684 | £120
China: German Post Offices: 1902-13 postcards (5), incl. Military boxed cachets, Execution scene, etc.
686 | £350
Cook Islands: A mint collection from 1892 to 1949 in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1892 1d. to 10d. (unused), 1893-1900 to 1s., 1931 Postal Fiscal 2s.6d. to 1, 1943-54 Postal Fiscal 2s.6d. to 5, also Aitutaki and Penrhyn, etc. (144)
687 | £350
Cook Islands: A collection to 1935 on leaves incl. 1892 10d. used, 1893-1900 values to 1s. mint, 1921-23 to 1 mint, 1931-32 to 1, 5 mint etc., varied condition.
688 £120
Cyprus: 1882-86 1/2pi. dull green with variety top-left triangle detached, fine used. S.G. 16ab, cat. 275. Photo.
689 £230
Cyprus: 1904-10 5pa. bistre and black mint variety watermark inverted, gum toned and some soiling on face, nevertheless a sound example of a rare stamp. S.G. 60w, cat. 1,800. Photo.
690 £250
Cyprus: 1921-33 10s. green and red on pale yellow, a fine mint example from the upper right corner of the sheet showing sheet number in margin, mounted in the margin only. S.G. 100, cat 375+. Photo.
691 £620
Cyprus: 1921-33 1 purple and black on red, a lower marginal copy, fine mint. S.G. 101, cat. 1,200. Photo.
692 £1250
Cyprus: 1928 5 black on yellow mint, slight gum wrinkle, otherwise fine. S.G. 117a, cat. 3,000. Photo.
693 | £1500
Cyprus: A mint collection on leaves with 1880 values to 1s., 1881 CC 1/2pi., 1pi., 1882-86 12pi., 1882 CC 1/2 on 1/2pi. (unused), 1892-94, 1902-04, 1904-10, 1912-15, 1921-23, 1924-28, 1928 and 1934 sets etc, varied condition.
694 £1350
Cyprus: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and a stockcard with 1880 values to 4d.,1881 CC to 6d. (faults), 1894-96, 1902-04 sets, 1904-10 to 18pi., 1912-15, 1921-23 (ex. 1pi. carmine and blue) sets, 1924-28 to 1 (cancellation not guaranteed), 1928 set etc., varied condition with some suspect cancellations.
695 | £900
Cyprus: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1882 CC 30pa. on 1pi. used, later overprinted to 4d., 1892-94 die II CA 30pa. to 12pi, 1894-96 CA to 45pi., 1902-04 CA 1pi. to 45pi., 1904-10 MCA to 45pi., 1912-15 MCA to 45pi., 1921-23 MCA 1 (re-gummed), 1928 Anniversary set, 1938-51 1/4pi. to 1, 1955-60 and 1960-61 sets to 1, etc. (approx 200)
696 £550
Dominica: 1951 $1.20, a fine mint block of four, upper right corner marginal, the lower left stamp with variety ''C'' of ''CA'' missing from watermark, mounted in margin only. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 133a, cat. 1,400. Photo.
697 £900
Dominica: A mainly mint collection on leaves to 1935 with 1874 1d., 6d. unused without gum, 1s. mint, 1877-79 to 1s. mint and used, 1882-83 1/2d. surcharges type 2 single, type 3 in pair and vertical strip of three, type 4 in pair and single, 1883-86 21/2d., 1886-90 to 1s. with additional 4d. variety Malformed ''CE'' in ''PENCE'', 1903-07 set, 1907-09 set (additional 5s. used), 1908-20, 1921-22 sets, 1923-33 to 1, etc., mainly fine. Photo.
698 | £400
Dominica: A mint collection from 1877 to 1951 in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1877-79 CC 6d. and 1s., 1907-08 MCA 1/2d. to 5s., 1908-20 MCA 1/2d. to 5s., 1921-22 Script 1/2d. to 2s.6d., 1923-33 MCA 3s. to 1, Script 1/2d. to 5s., etc. (125)
699 | £150
Dominican Republic: A mainly used collection in an album, incl. 1883 1f. on 20c. two unused blocks of four, commemoratives, etc. (100s)
700 £620
Fiji: A mint collection on leaves, issues from 1872 to 1935 incl. 1881-99 1s. (3), 1882 5s. pair, 1903, 1906-12, 1912-23 sets to 1, 1922-29 set etc., mainly fine. Photo.
701 | £280
Fiji: A mainly mint collection from 1903 to 1955 on stockpages incl. 1903 CA to 5s. (used), 1906-12 MCA 1/2d. to 1, 1922-29 Script 1/4d. to 1, 1938-55 1/2d. to 1, 1940 Postage Due, etc. (95)
702 | £260
Fiji: A used collection to 1935 on leaves, issues from 1871 with 1903 5s., 1906-12 1, 1912-23 5s., 1922-29 to 2s.6d. etc., varied condition.
705 | £4500
France: A mint and used collection in five albums, incl. 1849-52 10c. bistre (3), 15c. green three singles and one on 1850 entire, 40c. orange four singles and a pair used on 1850 entire, 25c. blue with red grille cancellation, 1f. six singles, 1852-53 10c. used, 1853-61 1f. used, 1862 Ceres 20c. and 25c. reprints, 1862 Napoleon 25c. reprint, 1862 perf. 14 x 131/2 5c. mint pair, 1869 5f. used (7), 1870 Bordeaux 2c. mint (2), 30c. used (15), 40c. orange mint block of four, Peace and Commerce issues, Sower issues with 1906 thin figures 35c. mint, 1925-32 to 10f. mint, 1934 1f. 50 mint (3), 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f. mint, Colonies with Cameroun, French P.O.'s in China, Indo-Chinese P.O.'s in China, Senegal, Upper Senegal and Niger, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
708 | £420
French Post Offices in Zanzibar: A selection on leaves, incl. 1894-95 1/2a. on 5c. to 50a. on 5f. set mint, 1904 ''50 5'' on 4a. on 40c., ''50c. cinq'' on 3a. on 30c. both used with Raybaudi certificates (1995), etc., mixed condition. (88).
711 £230
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 1s.6d. green and carmine on yellow with dented frame variety mint, light gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 53a, cat. 350. Photo.
712 £300
Gambia: 1902-05 Watermark Crown CA 2s. deep slate and orange with dented frame variety mint, rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine. S.G. 54a, cat. 650. Photo.
713 £180
Gambia: 1904-06 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 10d. olive and carmine fine mint with variety dented frame. S.G. 66a. cat 425. Photo.
714 | £300
Gambia: A mainly mint collection from 1880 to 1948 in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1898-1902 CA 1/2d. to 1s., set (used), 1904-06 MCA to 2s., 1906 surcharged pair, 1909 MCA 1/2d. to 3s., 1912-22 MCA 1/2d. to 5s., 1921-22 Script 1/2d. to 4s., 1938-46 1/2d. to 10s., etc. (130)
716 | £200
Germany: 1923 Inflationary issues in album, stockbook and loose, incl. sheets, blocks, range of varieties, etc. (many 100s)
717 | £1500
Germany: A mainly used collection from 1871 to 1945 in a Davo album, incl. a good range of large and small Shields, 1926-31 Air set, 1928, 1930 and 1931 Welfare Fund sets, 1930 South American Flight set, 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet, 1933 Wagner set, 1933 Welfare Fund, 1933 Chicago set (later cancellations), etc. (100s)
718 | £1650
Germany: A mint and used collection from 1870 to 1922 in two albums, incl. large and small Shields, 1899-1900 Reichpost 5m. types I (hand painted borders) and II used, range of minor varieties, etc. (few 100s)
719 | £500
Germany: A mint and used collection from 1933 to 1945 in an album, incl. 1933 Reichstag set unmouned mint, 1934 Workers sets mint and used, 1939 Nurburgring set mint, some varieties, etc. (few 100s)
721 | £920
Germany: A mint and used collection from 1920 to 1933 in an album, incl. 1924 Air 20pf. with watermark horizontal unmounted mint, 1926-31 Air set used, 1923 Relief Fund 20 + 1000m with background inverted mint, Relief Fund sets, 1933 Wagner to 40pf. + 35pf. (2),
722 | £280
Germany: Maritime: World War I, a collection of covers and cards relating to Graf von Spee's Squadron, with supply ships, etc., vessels incl. the ''O.J.D. Ahlers'', ''Corcovado'', ''General'', ''Gben'', ''Liebenfels'', ''Nitokris'', ''Stolberg'', good ranges of stampless Fieldpost, censor labels and cachets, P.O.W. or internee items incl. from the interned S.S. ''Knig Wilhelm II'' in Ellis Island Immigrant's Letter envelope, Argentina, Chile incl. from survivor of the ''Dresden'' at Quirinquina, Hawaii, Malta incl. 1915/16 Christmas & New Year card, Torres Islands, etc., cachets fair to fine. Ex Irmer. (55 items)
723 | £210
Germany: Maritime: A selection of postcards etc. on leaves and loose, with ships incl. sinking of the ''Dresden'' (3), S.M.S. ''Emden'' (4, one sent from the ''Nassau''), defiance of the ''Nrnberg'', ''Scharnhorst'', ''Seydlitz'', 1911 card to a member of the crew of the ''Gneisenau'', P.O.W. mail to (3) and from Liverpool camp, N.S.W., some reproduced photos and other ephemera. (approx. 30 items)
724 | £260
Germany: Danzig: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1923 (Oct-Nov) surcharged set used, 1930 Constitution set mint, etc. (few 100s)
726 | £85
Ghana: 1957-58 1/2d. to 10s. set, all in complete unmounted mint sheets of sixty, also single set and a few plate blocks, mainly fine. S.G. 170-181.
727 £120
Ghana: 1967 2n.p. definitive variety gold omitted, fine unmounted mint horizontal pair from top-left corner of sheet, very fine. S.G. 462b, EC GH924MCb. Photo.
728 | £150
Gibraltar: 1987 Guns, study on display pages, incl. set mint with artists (A.G. Ryman) drawings, mock-ups (each with value at 4p.), etc.
729 | £920
Gibraltar: A mainly mint collection from 1886 to 2008 in varied condition in a stockbinder incl. 1886 overprinted 1/2d. to 1s., 1886-87 CA 6d. and 1s. used, 1889 surcharged set, 1889-96 5c. to 5p., 1898 CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1903 CA 1/2d. to 8s., 1906-12 MCA 1/2d. to 8s., 1912-24 MCA 1/2d. to 1, 1921-27 Script 1/2d. to 8s., 1938-51 1/2d. to 1, later issues apparently complete. (100's)
731 | £380
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1911 to 1955, a mint collection on stockpages incl. 1911 overprinted 1/2d. to 1s., 1912-24 MCA 1/2d. to 1, 1922-27 Script 1/2d. to 10s., 1940 Postage Due set (toned), etc. (65)
732 £350
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: A mint collection to 1935 on leaves with 1911 (1 Jan) set, 1912-24 to 1, 1922-27 to 10s., a few additional used incl. 1935 Jubilee, varied condition. Photo.
733 £65
Gold Coast: 1884-91 4d. deep mauve, used on 1890 (June) envelope to Switzerland and re-addressed upon arrival, few cover faults. Photo.
734 | £450
Gold Coast: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection of cancellations in four albums and cover album, incl. Abokobi, Addah with seal type K1 on 1884-91 4d. pair, Adjuah, Axim, Berraku, Beyin, Chamah, Elmina, Kpong, Odumasie, Prampram, Winnebah, some covers, registered mail, etc. (few 100's)
737 £85
Grenada: Postage Dues: 1892 2d. blue-black, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. D2, cat. 225. Photo.
738 | £400
Grenada: A collection from 1861 to 1937 on leaves with a range of Chalon types incl. 1861-62 1d. unused (3), 6d. used, 1d. imperf. proof in rose, 1881 wmk. large star 1/2d. with ''OSTAGE'' variety mint and used, 21/2d. with ''PENCF'' variety used, 1888-91 surcharges incl. surcharge type 18 1d. on 2s. with wide space between ''TWO'' and ''SHILLINGS'' mint (crease), 1883 tte-bche pair values to 8d. mint, 1902 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1904-06 5s. mint, 1913-22 shades to 10s. mint, 1916 (June) War Tax 1d. with triangle for ''A'' in ''TAX'' variety mint, 1921-32 to 10s. mint (less 5s., 6d. used), etc., varied condition. (approx. 210).
739 | £520
Grenada: A mint or unused collection on leaves, issues to 1935 incl. 1861-2 1d., 1873 1d., various surcharges, 1883, 1895-99 to 1s., 1902 set, 1904-06 to 5s., 1913-22 to 10s. (2), 1921-32, 1934-36 sets etc., mainly fine.
740 | £350
Grenada: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with issues from 1861 incl. a range of surcharges, 1904-06 10s., 1908 10s. etc., fair to fine.
743 | £130
Guyana: 1967-68 Local Independence Overprints, a selection of errors comprising wmk. Script CA 1c. with overprint inverted, 3c. plate block of ten, one with ''1966'' for ''GUYANA'', 6c. single with overprint inverted, block of ten, one showing ''1966'' for ''GUYANA'', watermark w12 3c. with overprint inverted, 3c. plate block of ten, one with ''1966'' for ''GUYANA'', 6c. pair and block of four, one of each with overprint double, one diagonal, fine.
744 £140
Guyana: 1967-68 Local Independence Overprints, watermark w12 24c. unmounted mint plate block of six, two with overprint double, one diagonal, minor gum creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 435a, cat. 380+. Photo.
746 £480
Hong Kong: 1862-63 No watermark 2c., 8c and 18c. mint, the 8c. value with some creasing at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 1, 2, 4, cat. 1,800. Photo
747 £380
Hong Kong: 1863-71 Watermark Crown CC 18c. lilac, a part o.g. example, reperforated but a presentable example of a rare stamp. S.G. 13, cat. 7,000. Photo.
749 £420
Hong Kong: 1891 Without Chinese Characters 20c. on 30c. grey-green, 50c. on 48c. dull purple and $1 on 96c. purple on red, fine mint. S.G. 45a, 46, 47, cat 1,185. Photo.
750 £110
Hong Kong: 1891 Without Chinese Characters 50c. on 48c. dull purple, fine used. S.G. 46, cat. 275. Photo.
753 | £70
Hong Kong: 1904 p.p.c. (Fortune Teller) from Chefoo to Portugal, bearing 1903 4c. tied by ''CHEFOO'' c.d.s., 1911 p.p.c. (Steam Cutter Dragon) to Germany, bearing 1907-11 4c. tied by ''HONG KONG'' c.d.s.
754 £190
Hong Kong: 1904-06 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $5 purple and blue-green fine mint. S.G. 89, cat. 475. Photo.
755 £480
Hong Kong: 1912-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA $5 green and red on blue-green with olive back, small dealer's mark on back, otherwise fine mint. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. 115b, cat. 1,100. Photo.
756 | £80
Hong Kong: 1962-72 Annigoni issues, selection, incl. 1966-72 $1.30 and $2 in unmounted blocks of six from lower-right corner of sheet showing plate numbers (two of each altered), $5 unmounted single and a pair from top-right corner of sheet, etc. (47).
757 £140
Hong Kong: 1962-73 $1.30 on glazed paper, variety ochre (sash) omitted, and $2 on chalky paper, variety ochre (sash) omitted, both in unmounted mint blocks of six, fine. S.G. 206da, 207b, EC HK413MCa, 415MCa. Photo.
761 £260
Hong Kong: 1975 Birds 50c. showing variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 335var, EC HK670MCa, cat. 900, 50 mint known. Photo.
763 £230
Hong Kong: 1976 Girl Guides $1.30 with variety light blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 355var, EC HK710MCa, 50 mint known cat. 750. Photo.
764 | £60
Hong Kong: 1989-91 10c. to $50 with ''1990'' imprint set of 16, all in fine unmounted mint plate blocks of four. (64).
767 | £1900
Hong Kong: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves with 1862-63 2c., 1863-71 4c., 6c., 30c. vermilion, 1876-77 28c. on 30c., 1885 20c. on 30c., 1891 7c. on 10c. Antique ''t'' in ''cents'', 1891 Jubilee 2c. Broken ''1'' in ''1891'', 1903 $2, 1904-06 to $3, 1912-21 values to $3 incl. 25c. Type B (2), 1921-37 to $3, Postcard Stamps 1879 3c. on 16c. etc., poor to fine.
768 | £1800
Hong Kong: A used collection on leaves with some duplication, issues to 1935 with 1862-63 values to 96c., 1863-71 96c. olive-bistre (2, both with faults), 1891 Jubilee 2c. (2), 1903 set, 1904-06 $3, $10, 1912-21, 1921-37 sets etc., poor to fine, some suspect cancels.
769 | £980
Hong Kong: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1907-11 MCA to $2 mint, 1912-21 MCA to 50c. (4), $1 mint, 1921-37 Script to $2 mint, 1938-52 1c. to $10 (both) mint, 1938 Postal Fiscal 5c. mint pair, 1948 Wedding set mint, postage dues, Post Offices in China 1917-31 to 50c. (3), $1, $5 mint, also $3 unused, 1922-37 Script 1c. to $2 set mint, etc. (150 approx.)
770 | £500
Hong Kong: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album with a range of Q.V. mainly used, 1891 Jubilee 2c. mint (faults) and used, 1904-06 $1 mint, 1912-21 $2 mint (2, one thinned), 1921-37 $5 used, 1938-52 set mint mostly unmounted incl. some perfs. and shades, $5 lilac and scarlet and $10 green and violet with usual toned gum, 1962-73 $1.30 to $20 in mint pairs, later selection to 1988, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s).
771 £150
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: Chefoo: 1904 five picture postcards all to the same addressee in Wei Hai Wei, all bearing K.E.VII 1c., cancelled by double circular ''CHEFOO/BRITISH P.O.'' datestamps and ''LIU KUNG TAU'' receiving c.d.s.'s. Photo.
772 | £140
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: 1917-27 selection on leaves, all used in Shanghai with a range of c.d.s. and registered oval cancellations, incl. 1917-21 $2, $3 and $10 (surface damage), low value multiples, etc., varied condition. (86).
773 | £400
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: A used collection of unoverprinted stamps on leaves, mostly Shanghai with a range of c.d.s. and registered oval cancellations incl. Q.V. values to $1, quantity of K.E.VII incl. 1903 $5, 1904-06 $1 (6), $2, 1907-11 $2, K.G.V to $1, range of multiples, a few other Treaty Port cancellations, also others incl. K.E.VII 4c. and 10c. with German Sea Post cancellations, a selection of French P.O. in Shanghai, Japan and Macao used in Hong Kong, ''Hong Kong and The Treaty Ports of China and Japan'' by Webb (James Bendon reprint), etc., varied condition. (approx. 340).
774 | £450
Hong Kong: British Post Offices in China: A selection on leaves with 1917-21 issues to $1 (2), $2 and $5 mint, values to $3, $5 used, 1922-27 to $1 mint, mainly fine.
776 £230
India: 1902-11 3p. to 25r. set used, 15r. and 25r. with telegraphic or violet fiscal cancellations, mainly good to fine. S.G. 119-147. Photo.
777 £420
India: 1911-22 1r. to 25r., one of each value, a few minor gum creases, otherwise fine unmounted mint, some incl. 25r. being marginal. S.G. 185, 187-91, cat. 602+. Photo.
778 £210
India: 1927 Delhi K.G.V 2a. orange ''SPECIMEN'' stamp used on flown cover Basra to Cairo with K.E.VII 1a. (2) and K.G.V 11/2a., sent from Bombay to London, unusual. Photo.
779 | £1050
India: 1929 Air issue, a collection on display leaves, incl. two mint sets (stars to left and right), 3a. with ''Q'' for ''O'' mint, 8a. two mint vertical pairs and used single one of each showing missing tree-top, 8a. mint block of four and used single, one of each showing reversed serif, piece from Ameer of Bahawalpur collection with 3a. to 6a. tied by Palace c.d.s's. flown covers, etc. (62).
780 | £380
India: 1931-33, a collection of first flight covers in three small albums, incl. many different stages, cachets, etc. (90 items).
781 | £75
India: 1971 Refugee Fund 5p. plate block of four with variety overprint quadruple, also block of four, one with overprint almost omitted and the one above partly affected, also single with complete offset of overprint on gum, mainly fine.
782 | £50
India: 2000-02 25p. Blackbuck in a complete sheet (10 x 10) imperforate, few wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1923 var.
783 | £55
India: 2000-02 2r. Rose in a complete unmounted mint sheet (10 x 10) imperforate, also an imperforate block of four, a few wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 1925a var.
784 | £60
India: 2000-02 5r. Leopard Cat in a complete unmounted mint sheet (10 x 10) imperforate, a few wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 1928 var.
786 | £600
India: A selection from 1948 to 1981, incl. f.d.c's, some with military cancellations, some specimens with 1950 Republic set (2, one affixed to f.d.c. with hand drawn cachets), postal stationery with a range of varieties with albino impressions, misprinted, paper joins, etc. (119 items, 29 stamps).
787 | £1450
India: A used collection on leaves from 1854 with 1866 6a. (both types), 1902-11 set (25r. with indistinct cancellation), later issues to 1935, Officials with 1866 Fiscal 2a., 2a. ''SERVICE/POSTAGE'' and 1/2a., cancellations, 1900 C.E.F. set, a selection of both Convention and Feudatory states etc., varied condition.
788 | £300
India: A mainly used selection in a stockbook, incl. 1854 1a. blue (6), 4a. (2, one cut to shape), 1911-22 to 25r. (3), cancellations, etc. (few 100s)
789 | £400
India: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mint and used collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1937-40 15r. and 25r. used, 1948 Gandhi set mint (10r. with small thin), 1949-52 to 15r. mint, Officials with 1909 2r. to 25r. set used, 1912-13 to 15r., 25r., also a few States, etc. (220 approx.)
791 | £380
India: A mint or unused collection on leaves with issues from 1854 incl. 1902-11 values to 5r., 10r., 1926-33 values to 15r., Officials etc., also a selection of Convention and Feudatory states, varied condition.
792 £850
India: A collection of mainly first day covers from 1947 to 1998 in four albums and loose in a carton, majority illustrated incl. 1948 Gandhi set (envelope opened at top), etc., mostly fine. Photo.
793 £130
India used in Nepal: 1947 (Aug. 19) envelope, registered to Italy, franked by India 3p. and 1a. blocks of four and 1/2a. (3), all tied by ''BRITISH LEGATION NEPAL'' c.d.s's, also two line ''BRITISH LEGATION/(NEPAL)'' struck below, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
794 £280
Indian Convention States: Patiala: 1891-96 2r., 3r. and 5r. fine marginal mint (5r. from lower right corner). S.G. 29-31, cat 620. Photo
795 | £800
Indian Feudatory States: A mint and used collection in two Utile albums and an envelope, with a good range of issues, incl. Alwar, Bhopal, Bundi, Charkhari, Cochin, Duttia, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Kishangarh, Nandgaon, Poonch, Soruth, etc. (many 100s)
797 | £240
Iran: 1942 to 1945, censored envelopes (24), front and piece, addressed to Egypt, with a range of labels and cachets, mainly good to fine.
798 | £300
Iraq: A selection of World War I covers, incl. Indian F.P.O's, censored mail, etc. (34 items).
799 | £190
Iraq: A collection on leaves with 1918-21 set mint and used, 1923, 1931 to 10r. used, Officials with 1923, 1924-25 values to 10r. used etc, varied condition.
800 £480
Ireland: 1976 Bicentenary 15p. with variety silver (face value and inscription) omitted, small pencil initials on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 394a, EC IR788MCa, cat. 2,000. Photo.
801 £1300
Ireland: 1987 Christmas 21p., with variety gold omitted, fine unmounted mint traffic light vertical pair from the top-left corner of sheet, with a complete sheet for comparison. Only 14 examples recorded. Hamilton-Bowen certificate (2006). S.G. 681b, EC IR1362MCa. cat. 4,500 as traffic light pair. Photo.
802 | £950
Ireland: A used collection from 1922 to 1994 in a Scott album incl. 1922 Rialtas Dollard opts. to 10s., Thom to 10s. (10s. toned), 1922-23 Saorstat opts. to 10s., 1922-34 imperf. x perf. 14 1/2d. and 2d., perf. 15 x imperf. 1d. pair, 1925-28 narrow date 2s.6d., 10s., wide date 5s., 1935 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s., 1937 St. Patrick 2s.6d. to 10s., later definitives, commemoratives, postage dues, also a few mint, some duplicates, etc., varied condition. (few 100s).
803 | £380
Ireland: A mint and used collection to 1935 on leaves with main interest in mint issues including 1922 Dollard to 10s., 1922-23 Thom set etc., mainly fine.
804 £450
Jamaica: 1870-83 1/2d., 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d. and 1s. imperf. plate proofs in issued colours on surfaced paper, each overprinted ''CANCELLED'' and in a marginal block of four. (24) Photo.
806 | £75
Jamaica: A mint Q.E.II selection, incl. 1956-58 to 1 in plate pairs, 1964-68 1d., 6d. and 8d. showing dramatic colour shifts, most are unmounted, etc. (few 100s)
807 | £300
Jamaica: A mint collection to 1935 on leaves with 1860-70 1d., 4d., 1870-83 2s., 5s., 1883-97 values to 5s., 1905-11 to 5s., 1912-20 to 5s. (2), War Stamp issues incl. 1916 (1April-Sept) 1/2d. and 1916 (Sept-Dec) 3d. overprint inverted, 1919-21, 1921-29 sets etc., varied condition.
808 | £230
Jamaica: A used collection on leaves with G.B. 1859 6d. cancelled ''A01'' on piece, 1860-70 values to 1s. (3), 1890-91 21/2d. on 4d. showing ''PFNNY'' for ''PENNY'' and broken ''K'' for ''Y'', 1905-11, 1912-20, 1919-21 and 1921-29 values to 5s., later issues to 1935, varied condition.
809 | £150
Japan: 1904 Russo-Japanese War: 1904 (Dec. 18) Japanese miltary mail coloured printed pictorial postal letter depicting ''bombardment of Liao Yang railway station from the neighbourhood of Shou-Shan-Pao with captured canons'', sent to Mrs. Macpherson in Yokohama by Lt. Colonel Macpherson, Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to the 2nd. Japanese Army in Manchuria, some tone spots and hinge reinforcement, an interesting item, with a transcription of the handwritten letter.
810 £1900
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1954-59 20c. black and orange imperforate pair, used on 1957 registered cover from Bukoba to London with 5c., 10c. (corner fault) and 1954 Royal Visit 30c., additional 10c., 30c. and 65c. on reverse, 5c. and one 10c. affixed partly overlapping the variety, vertical cover crease not affecting the adhesives, otherwise fine. S.G. 170a, cat. 1,500 as a used pair. R.P.S. certificate (1995). Photo.
811 £720
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1954-59 20c. black and orange imperforate pair, a few slight gum wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 170a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
812 £60
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: 1966 Tourism 50c. with variety blue omitted, mint, slight crease, otherwise fine from foot of sheet. S.G. 224a, EC KAS448MCa. Photo.
814 | £620
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A collection on leaves with mint incl. 1903-04 values to 3r., 4r., 1904-07 to 2r., 1907-08 set, 1912-21 to 10r., 1921-22 to 2r., 1922-27 to 1 (rounded corner), 1935-37 set etc., also a selection of used incl. 1903-04 to 1r., 1912-21 3r. and 1935-37 to 10s., varied condition.
815 | £380
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockcards incl. 1903-04 1/2a. to 5r., 1921-22 Script to 3r., 1928 Postage Due set, 1935-37 Script 1c. to 1, 1938-54 1c. to 1, etc. (139)
816 | £300
Kuwait: 1933-34 Air set with extra 2a., 3a. singles and 3a. and 6a. in corner blocks of four, mainly fine. S.G. 31-34.
817 | £350
Kuwait: A mainly good to fine mint collection from 1923 to 1954 on stockpages incl. 1929-37 to 5r., 1933-34 Air set, 1939 1/2d. to 1r., 10r., and 15r., 1948-49 surcharged set, Officials 1923-24 1/2d. to 15r., 1929-33 to 5r., etc. (107)
818 | £220
Kuwait: A mint selection from 1952 to 1966, incl. 1955 type II set (unmounted), 1956 set in cylinder blocks of six, etc. (236).
819 | £75
Kuwait: A selection of covers and one front from 1939 to 1958, incl. range of frankings, etc. (10 items)
820 £450
Leeward Islands: 1897 Jubilee 5s. green and blue, an upper marginal example showing plate number, very fine and mounted in margin only. R.P.S.certificate (1967). S.G.16, cat. 450+. Photo.
821 £580
Leeward Islands: A mainly mint collection of issues to 1935 on leaves with 1890 set, 1897 to 1s., 1902, 1905-08, 1907-11 sets, 1912-22 to 5s. (4), 1921-32 to 1, Die I to 1s., 1935 Jubilee mint and used, mainly fine. Photo.
822 | £240
Leeward Islands: A mainly mint collection from 1890 to 1954 on stockpages incl. 1890 CA 1/2d. to 5s., 1902 CA 1/2d. to 5s., 1905-08 MCA 1/2d. to 1s., 1907-11 MCA to 5s., 1912-22 MCA 1/4d. to 5s., 1921-32 Script 1/4d. to 10s., 1938-51 set, etc. (137)
825 | £1700
Malaya and States: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition in a stockbinder incl. Straits Settlements, BMA 1945-48 to $5 (both), Johore 1904 surcharged pair, 1904-10 $100 (fiscally used), 1938 Postage Due set, Kedah 1949-55 1c. to $5, 1937 Script set, 1922 Exhibition set, Kelantan 1911-15 MCA 1c. to $25, 1937-40 1c. to $5, Pahang, Perak 1900 surcharge set, Trengganu 1937 Postage Due set, 1938-41 to $2, 1948-49 Wedding sets, etc. (100's)
826 | £850
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection of States with Johore, Kedah incl. 1921-32 set, 1922 Exhibition set mint, Kelantan 1911-15, 1921-28 sets, 1922 Exhibition to $2 mint, Negri Sembilan 1895-99 values to 25c. mint, Perak with 1935-37 values to $5 mint, Trengganu etc., fair to fine.
827 | £240
Malaya and States: A mint and used collection on leaves with Straits Settlements from Q.V., 1937-41 most values to $2 mint, Kedah 1921-32 $3 mint, various 1960's sets, Sarawak mint incl. 1888-97 values to 32c., 1899-1908 to $1, 1950 to $5 (less $2), 1955-59 to $5, etc., varied condition. (few 100s).
828 | £450
Malaysia: Thai Occupation: Revenues: 1944 $50 blue, fifteen used examples, fair to good. Barefoot 27.
829 | £140
Malaya and States: Cinderellas: Sedang: 1889 set of seven unused with extra $1 block of eight, a ''used'' set, with extra 1m. block of nine and $1/2 complete sheet (7 x 5), nine values overprinted ''T'' or ''TAXE'' and photocopy of ''The Sedang issue'' by Haverbeck.
831 | £500
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: 1937-41 8c. grey, three complete unmounted mint sheets (10 x 10) and a fourth with the top right stamp missing, mainly fine with brown gum, some split perfs. S.G. 283, cat. 15,162 as singles.
832 | £1250
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A mint or unused collection on leaves, incl. 1867 11/2c. on 1/2a., 2c. on 1a., 4c. on 1a. unused, 1867-72 2c. watermark inverted unused without gum, 6c. (2), 12c., 24c., 1882 CC 10c. part o.g., 1883-91 to 96c., 1884 8c. on 12c. (fault at foot), 1885 3c. on 5c., 1902-03 to $5, 1904-10 to $1, 1906-07 set, 1912-23 to $5 (2), 1921-33 to $5 ($1-$5 marginal copies with plate no.), 1922 Exhibition to $5, 1936-37 set etc., poor to fine.
833 | £320
Malaysia: Straits Settlements: A used collection on leaves and a stockcard incl. 1867 4c. on 1a., 12c. on 4a., 1906-12 values to $5, 1912-23 values to $5 (4), 1921-33 to $25 etc., also a range of F.M.S., varied condition.
834 | £650
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: A mint collection on leaves with 1900 on stamps of Negri Sembilan to 25c., 50c., on Perak to $2, 1900-01 $1 to $5, 1904-22 $2, $5, 1922-34 values to $2 (both) etc., fair to fine.
835 | £50
Malaysia: A selection, incl. 1986 Drug Addiction sets (8, in blocks of four, one with controls), 1986 Inaugural Flight set in corner plate blocks of four, unmounted mint, Japanese Occupation 1943 (Apr.-Oct) 4s. rouletted pair and strip of three mint, mixed condition, etc. (108).
836 | £1100
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1911-15 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 5c. green and red on yellow, a mint example showing the watermark inverted variety, fine. Unpriced in mint condition by Stanley Gibbons. S.G. 4w. Photo.
838 £200
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1917-18 Red Cross 2c. on 3c. carmine-red (6, one torn) with 1910-19 3c. used on 1919 (Feb. 19th) long envelope, registered to Paris, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
840 | £140
Malta: 1964 to 1970, an unmounted mint selection of varieties, incl. misplaced perfs, colour shifts and smears, etc., mainly fine. (205)
841 £160
Malta: 1964 Independence 2d. with variety gold omitted in unmounted mint block of four from top of the sheet, fine. S.G. 321a, EC MA642MCa. Photo.
842 | £350
Malta: 1965-70 selection of varieties all in blocks of four, comprising 3d. with silver omitted, 4d. silver (Knights of Malta) omitted, 8d. with gold (centre) omitted (one creased), 1s. gold (framework) omitted, 1s.3d gold (centre) omitted, 1s.6d. with gold (centre) omitted and 2s. with gold (framework) omitted mostly fine unmounted mint.
843 | £110
Malta: 1965-70 selection of varieties, comprising 3d. with gold omitted, 3d. with silver omitted, 6d. with black omitted, 8d. gold centre omitted, 1s. gold border omitted, 1s.3d. gold centre omitted, 1s.6d. gold centre omitted and 2s. gold frame omitted, fine unmounted mint. (8).
844 £95
Malta: 1965-70 3d. with variety gold (windows) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from top of sheet. S.G. 335a, EC M670MCa. Photo.
845 £130
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety ''KNIGHTS OF MALTA'' (silver) omitted and 6d. both in unmounted mint plate blocks of six from the lower right corner of the sheet, one 6d. has small tone spot, otherwise fine. S.G. 336a, 338a, EC MA676MCa, 672MCa. Photo.
846 £110
Malta: 1965-70 4d. variety ''KNIGHTS OF MALTA'' (silver) omitted in a fine unmounted mint plate block (5 x 2) from the lower right corner of the sheet. S.G. 336a, EC MA672MCa. Photo.
848 £480
Malta: 1965-70 10d. with variety gold (Naval Arsenal) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from top-right corner of sheet, scarce. S.G. 339ca, cat. 1,300 as singles, EC MA 679MCa. Photo.
849 £130
Malta: 1965-70 10d. with variety gold (Naval Arsenal) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 339ca, cat. 325, EC MA 679MCa. Photo.
850 £110
Malta: 1965 Great Siege 6d. with variety black (on hulls) omitted, unmounted mint from lower-left corner of sheet, minor tone spot on stamp and margin, otherwise fine. S.G. 354b, cat. 325, EC MA708MCb. Photo.
851 | £750
Malta: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of mainly covers and cards in four cover albums and loose, incl. Great Britain used in, incoming mail, military and maritime mail, postage dues, f.d.c's, village cancellations on pieces, and a quantity of catalogues and articles, etc. (many 100's)
852 | £1050
Malta: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in varied condition in a binder with a selection of unused QV 1/2d. values, 1899-1901 CC 10s. (also used), 1904-14 CA to 5s., 1921-22 Script to 10s., 1922 overprinted CA to 10s (thin) incl. 2s. , Script to 10s., 1922-36 Script 1/4d. to 10s., 1 (both), 1926 overprinted ''POSTAGE'' 1/4d. to 10s., 1926-27 1/4d. to 10s., 1928 overprinted. 1/4d. to 10s., 1930 1/4d. to 10s., 1948-53 overprinted. 1/4d. to 1, etc. (100's)
853 £480
Mauritius: 1847 ''POST OFFICE'' issues, 1912 reprints from the original plate showing both values, two sheets struck from the original Plate in vermilion and blue respectively, each impression lightly handstamped ''REPRINT'' on reverse, fine. Photo.
855 £2500
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'' Intermediate impression 1d. (3,), 2d. (2), worn impressions 1d., 2d. (2), most repaired or damaged. Photo.
856 £450
Mauritius: 1848-59 Intermediate Impression 1d. dull vermilion with very large margins all round, lightly used, trace of thinning, of very fine appearance. Diena certificate (1949) and R.P.S. certificate (1958). S.G. 11, cat. 2,500. Photo.
857 | £1050
Mauritius: 1848-59 ''POST PAID'' Intermediate impression 2d. affixed to front to which it does not belong, Worn impressions 1d, and 2d., also a few reprints and forgeries, very mixed condition. (21)
858 £290
Mauritius: 1859-61 1s. yellow-green fine mint with good margins all round. S.G. 35, cat. 600. Photo.
859 £160
Mauritius: 1859 Lapirot 2d. blue worn impression, fine used, good margins all round. S.G. 39, cat 700. Photo.
860 | £110
Mauritius: 1965 Birds 4c. variety mauve-pink omitted, 1967 Self Government 4c. with orange omitted, also 1975-77 35c. with orange omitted in a plate block of four (ink marks on one stamp), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 319a, 351a, 483a.
861 | £380
Mauritius: A mint Q.E.II selection, incl. 1965 Birds set, 1972-74 Fishes set in plate blocks of four, range of colour shifts, majority unmounted, etc. (few 100s)
862 | £950
Mauritius: A used collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1848-59 1d. worn impression, 1858 4d. surcharge, 1858-62 (4d.) to (9d.), 1859 Lapirot 2d. worn impression, 1859 Dardenne 2d., 1862 1s., 1863-72 to 5s. (4), 1913-22 values to 10r. (2) etc., varied condition.
863 | £750
Mauritius: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1858-62 (4d.), 1860-63 2d., 1900-05, 1910 sets, 1913-22 to 10r. (3), 1921-34 set etc., varied condition.
865 | £45
Monaco: A mainly mint selection, incl. 1924-33 5f., 10f., 1947 Prince Louis II miniature sheet, 1959 Air 300f., 500f., 1960 Air 3f. and 5f., etc. (22).
866 £480
Montserrat: 1778 (Sept. 5) entire to Messrs. Newton & Gordon in Madeira from Alex Gordon in London forwarding request from William Irish in Montserrat with receiver's filing note, also contemporary copy of 1779 (Sept. 30) letter from Michael White and 1852 (Mar. 2) lettersheet only. (3 items)
867 £520
Montserrat: 1794 (July 30) clean entire letter from Richard Symons to merchants in Madeira headed from Montserrat and with receiver's note (dating letter June 30) mentioning the overstocking of wine ''as the late unfortunate Business at Guadeloup will for some time present such a demand as we had reason to expect at that island.'', also 1776 (May 6) lettersheet only from Alex Gordon. (2 items) Photo.
869 | £620
Montserrat: A mainly mint collection on leaves and stockcard with issues to 1935 incl. 1876-83 6d. mint and used, 1880 21/2d. used, 1884-85 21/2d. red-brown (mint and used), 21/2d. ultramarine watermark inverted, 4d. blue (used), 1903, 1904-08 (less 2s.6d.), 1908-14 sets, 1914 5s., 1916-22, 1922-29, 1932 sets etc., mainly fine.
870 | £420
Montserrat: A mint collection from 1876 to 1951 in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1880 CC 4d., 1884-85 CA 21/2d. red brown, 1904-08 5s., 1908-14 1/2d. to 5s., 1914 MCA 5s., 1916-22 MCA 1/2d. to 5s., 1922-29 Script 1/4d. to 5s., 1932 Settlement set, 1938-48 1/2d. to 1 with all perfs., etc. (132)
871 | £400
Morocco Agencies: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1899 to 1pi., 2pi., 1902-05 5c. to 2p. set (less 50c.), 1905-06 5c. to 2pi., 1907-13 1/2d. to 2s.6d., 1914-31 to 5s., 1949 1/2d. to 5s., Spanish Currency 1907-12 to 12p. on 10s., 1914-26 to 12p. on 10s., Tangier 1949 2d. to 10s., etc. (approx 260)
872 | £200
Morocco Agencies: A mint and used collection on leaves with issues from 1898 to 1935, English, Spanish and French currencies represented, sets and part sets, varied condition.
873 £780
Nauru: A collection on leaves and stockcard incl. 1916-23 to 1s. mint and used, Seahorse high values mint with 2s.6d. (9, in a variety of shades), 5s. (2, also a used example) and 10s. (2, one being the deep bright blue shade), 1924-48 types with greyish paper to 5s. mint, white paper 2s.6d. to 10s. mint, 2d. to 10s. used, mainly fine. Photo.
874 | £350
Netherlands Colonies: A collection on leaves with Curacao from 1891 incl. 1934 Colonization Centenary set mint, Airs incl. 1929 surcharges mint, 1941 Prince Bernhard Fund set mint, Netherlands Indies from 1864 incl. 1908 ''JAVA'' opt'd set mint or used, 1928-32 Air stamps mint, postage dues, Indonesia 1948-49 21/2g. mint, Netherlands New Guinea 1950-52 to 5g. mint (50c., 55c. used), West New Guinea 1962 ''UNTEA'' opts. to 5g. mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s).
875 £680
New Guinea: 1915-16 Watermark 5 5s grey and yellow, fine mint. S.G. 83, cat. 1,800. (This stamp is accompanied by a 1966 B.P.A. certificate from which the photograph is missing) Photo.
876 £450
New Guinea: 1939 Air 1/2d. to 1 set, unmounted mint, mainly fine. (14). S.G. 212-225, cat 850. Photo.
877 | £600
New Guinea: A mainly good to fine mint collection on stockpages incl. 1918-23 optd to 10s., 1925-27 1 used, 1931 (with dates) 1d. to 10s., 1931 Air overprinted to 10s., 1932-34 Air 1/2d to 1 set (less 10s.), 1935 Air 2 used, 1939 Air 1/2d. to 1, etc. (112)
878 £700
New Guinea: A collection on leaves of stamps of Australia overprinted incl. 1915-16 W2 values to 10s., 1 mint, W5 values to 5s., W6 1 mint (also a used copy with indistinct violet cancel), 1918 surcharge pair mint, 1918-23 values to 5s, 10s. mint and used, W6a 1/2d. watermark inverted in a horizontal pair etc., fair to fine.
879 | £520
New Guinea: A collection on leaves with issues from 1914 incl. 1925-27 set to 1 (faults) mint, to 5s., 1 used, 1931 (June) Air set used, 1931 (Aug.) to 10s., Air to 5s. mint, 1932-34 5s. to 1 used, Air values to 1 mint, Officials with 1915 1d. on 3pf. ''1'' and ''d'' spaced, 1925-31 set mint etc., poor to fine.
880 £270
New Hebrides: 1977-78 local surcharge 25f. on 25c. in an unmounted mint block of four from lower-left corner of pane, one showing variety ''FHN'' for ''FNH'' fine and scarce. S.G. 236, a, cat 550. Photo.
881 £750
New Hebrides: 1977-78 local surcharge 30f. on 30c. in an unmounted mint block of four from lower-left corner of pane, one showing variety ''FHN'' for ''FNH'' fine and scarce. S.G. 237, a, cat 2,050. Photo.
883 | £130
New Hebrides: A mint collection on leaves with 1908 CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1911 set (less 1d.) etc., also a few used, mainly fine.
884 | £600
New Zealand: A collection of sideface issues on leaves with mint incl. 1874-78 blued paper perf. 121/2 3d., 1878 4d. to 5s, 1882-1900 various perfs. with values to 8d., a few unused, used incl. 1878 to 5s., 1882-1900 various wmks. and perfs. to 1s., wide range of shades, selection with adverts used with values to 6d., etc., also a used selection of Q.V. Postal Fiscals with values to 1 and 3, varied condition but many fine. (approx. 345)
885 | £600
New Zealand: 1898 to 1907 Pictorial Issues, a mint and used collection on leaves with mint incl. 1898 to 1s. (3), 1899-1903 to 2s. (2), 1902-07 perf. 11 to 2s., perf. 14 to 1s., also a few unused, range of shades throughout, extensive used printings with shades to 5s. (4), some fiscal cancellations, a few re-entries, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (approx. 294)
887 | £110
New Zealand: 1936-42 Pictorial issue, a selection with 5d. perf. 13-14 x 131/2 (4), 6d. perf. 131/2 x 14 block of four, 9d. perf. 14 x 15 wmk. sideways block of six, and 9d. perf. 131/2 x 14 wmk. upright block of four, also 1935-36 3s. perf. 131/2 x 14 block of four, all unmounted mint, occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 788.
888 £400
New Zealand: 1936-42 5d. ultramarine variety double print, one albino, centred to lower right, otherwise fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (1967). S.G. 584ca, cat. 750. Photo.
889 £100
New Zealand: 1960-66 3d. showing yellow omitted fine mint, also another 3d. with green omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 785a, b, EC NZ1570MCa, MCd. Photo.
890 £180
New Zealand: 1960-66 3d. vertical strip of six from right of sheet, top two with variety yellow-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 785c, EC NZ1570MCc. Photo.
891 £1600
New Zealand: 1967 Decimal Currency 2?c. unmounted mint vertical strip of five, the centre stamp with deep bluish green omitted, the adjoining two stamps with large part omission. The two normal stamps and one showing partial omission have light creases, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 848a, cat. 3,000+, EC NZ1696MCa ten known. Photo.
894 £120
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 1c. two examples, one with red omitted, other with blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1008b, c, EC NZ2016MCa, c. Photo.
896 £110
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 4c. unmounted mint, with variety apple-green (wings) omitted, scarce. S.G. 1011f, cat. 250, EC NZ2021MCe - circa 20 known. Photo.
898 £210
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 10c. (3), one with silver omitted, one with red omitted and other with variety pale blue (country name) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1017var, EC NZ2035MCa, c, d, (cat. 350, circa 20 mint known). Photo.
899 £140
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 10c. in an unmounted mint vertical strip of three, top two stamps with variety silver omitted, fine. S.G. 1017a, EC NZ2034MCa. Photo.
900 £140
New Zealand: 1973-76 no watermark 18c. showing black and brown off-set on gum, two are complete, other two partly complete, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1019var, EC NZ2038OFa, cat. 350. Photo.
901 £260
New Zealand: 1977 10c. A.A. Anniversary se-tenant pair, one showing grey omitted, fine from top-left corner of sheet, scarce. S.G. 1135var, EC NZ2270MCa. Photo.
902 £300
New Zealand: 1978 Health 12c. + 2c. showing chestnut omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1180var, EC NZ2360MCa, cat 400. Photo.
906 | £80
New Zealand: Life Insurance Department: A collection on leaves incl. 1891-98 various perfs. to 2d. used, 1913-37 Wiggins Teape paper 1/2d. to 6d. used, 1944-47 1/2d. to 6d. used, 1947 to 1981 issues complete both mint and used with most paper changes, also Express Delivery stamps incl. 1926-36 perf. 14 x 141/2 6d. mint and perf. 14 x 15 6d. used, etc., mainly fine. (122)
907 | £450
New Zealand: Officials: A collection to 1951 on leaves with mint incl. 1908-09 1d., 1910-16 1s., 1915-27 3d. to 1s. with perfs. and shades, 1936-61 Pictorial single wmk. 1d. perf. 131/2 x 14, multiple wmk. to 2s. (4) with paper changes, most perf. changes, 1938-51 to 3d., 1947-51 to 2s. (both), used incl. 1907-11 to 2s., 1913-25 Postal Fiscal perf. 141/2 x 14 2s., 5s., 1915-27 3d. to 1s. with perfs., 1927-33 2s., 1936-61 single wmk. to 1s., perf. 131/2 x 14 1d., multiple wmk. to 2s. (5) with most perf. changes, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (233)
908 | £1950
New Zealand: A mint or unused collection on leaves incl. 1862-63 6d., 1873 1/2d. perf. 121/2 strip of four, one with no watermark, the rest with large letters, 1899-1903 values to 5s., 1906 Christchurch set (additional 1/2d., 1d. corner marginal strips of three, 3d. marginal pair), 1907-08 to 6d., 1s., 1909-16 perf. 14x141/2 to 1s. (2), line perf. 14 to 1s., two-perf. pairs 3d., 5d. (block of four), 6d., 8d. (two blocks of four), 1909-26 1d. imperforate block of four, 1913 Auckland set (additional 1/2d., 1d. corner marginal blocks of four with sheet numbers), 1915-30 to 1s. (3) with two-perf. pairs to 1s., 1921 Victory set with 1d., 3d., 6d. and 1s. blocks of ten or eleven, 1926-34 Jones and Cowan 2s., 3s., 1931 Health, 1931-35 Air 3d. perf. 14x15 (2), 1935-36 to 3s., Officials with 1907-11 2s., 1913-25 5s., 1915-27 to 1s. (3) 1927-33 2s. etc., varied condition.
909 | £550
New Zealand: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set (6d is used), 1909-16 to 1s., 1915-30 to 1s., 1931 Health pair (some toning), 1935-36 and 1936-42 sets to 3s., Postal Fiscals to 10s., 1, 2 and 3 (unmounted), 1940-56 surcharge set, Officials incl. 1940 Centennial set, Life Assurance, Postage Dues, etc. (100's)
910 | £750
New Zealand: A used collection on leaves and stockcard with 1857-63 1d., 2d., 1s (defective), 1862-63 to 1s. (2), 1864 NZ imperf. 1d., 2d., 6d., 1s. (2), 1864-67 to 1s. (3) incl. 4d. deep rose (3), 1874-78 values to 2s, 1902-07 values to 5s., later issues to 1935 with 1931 Health pair, Officials, Postage Dues, Postal Fiscals, Antarctic Expeditions 1908 1d. single and marginal block of four, varied condition.
911 | £720
New Zealand: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1898 to 2s., 1902-07 to 5s., 1909-16 to 1s. (2), 1924-34 2s. and 3s. (2 of each), 1958 2d. on 11/2d. error, etc. (few 100's)
912 | £75
New Zealand: A mainly mint collection of Overprinted issues with Aitutaki 1903-11 to 1s., 1911-16 1s., Penrhyn 1914-15 to 1s., Niue 1903 to 1s., 1917-21 1s. two perf. pair etc., fair to fine.
914 | £380
The Nigerias: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection on stock pages incl. Northern Nigeria 1900 CA 1/2d. to 10s., 1912 MCA 1/2d. to 1 set (l0s. is used), 1910-11 MCA to 5s., 10s., 1902 CA 1/2d. to 10s., Southern Nigeria 1901-02 1/2d. to 1, Nigeria 1914-29 MCA 1/2d. to 1, 1936 Script 1/2d. to 10s., Lagos, etc. (190 approx.)
916 | £720
Nigeria: Lagos: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1874-75 values to 6d., 1876-79 to 3d., 1884-86 to 5s., 1887-1902 set, 1904 to 5s., 1904-06 set etc., also a selection of used with 1874-75 to 1s. (both), varied condition.
917 £260
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: 1894 Provisionals, ''1/2'' on half of 1d. vermilion in blue fine used on small piece. B.P.A. certificate (1967). S.G. 64, cat. 500. Photo.
918 | £1050
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: A mint collection on leaves with Oil Rivers 1892-94 set, 1/2d. on 21/2d. surcharges (6, incl. type 8 in vermilion, type 9 in vermillion, blue and green and type 10 in green), 1897-8 to 10s. (2) etc., mainly fine.
919 | £650
Nigeria: Niger Coast Protectorate: A used collection on leaves with 1892-94 set (extra 1s.), 1893 (3 Sept) 1/2d. on half of 1d., 1893 (Dec) type 4 1/2d. on 21/2d. in green, type 7 1/2d. on 2d. in violet, 1/2d. on 21/2d. in vermilion, 1894 Provisionals with ''1/2'' on half of 1d. blue (2, one (S.G. 58) with 1967 B.P.A. certificate), ''1'' on half of 2d. (stained) etc., fair to fine.
920 £600
Nigeria: Northern Nigeria: A mint collection on an album leaf and a stockcard with 1900, 1902, 1905 (additional 2s.6d. ordinary paper corner marginal pair with plate number), 1910-11 and 1912 (1 value with paper adhering to reverse) sets, a few duplicates, mainly fine. Photo.
921 £280
Nigeria: Northern Nigeria: A used collection incl. 1900 to 1s., 1902 set, 1905-07 values to 2s.6d. (3), 1910-11 set (less 5d.), 1912 values to 10s. (2), 1 (on piece) etc., varied condition. Photo.
922 £750
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: A mint collection with 1901-02 set, 1903-04 to 10s., 1904-09 to 1 (3), 1907-11, 1912 sets, a few duplicates, varied condition. Photo.
923 | £600
Nigeria: Southern Nigeria: A used collection on leaves with 1901-02, 1903-04, 1907-11sets, 1912 values to 5s. and 1, varied condition with some suspect cancellations.
924 £350
Nigeria: 1914-29 10s. green and red on blue-green with pale olive back, fine mint. S.G. 11b, cat. 950. Photo.
925 | £550
Nigeria: A mint collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1914-29 set to 10s. (4), 1 (2, one lower left corner marginal), 1921-32 to 10s., 1936 set with perforation varieties etc., mainly fine.
926 | £110
Nigeria: A used collection on leaves with 1914-29 values to 10s., 1935 Jubilee, 1936 sets etc., varied condition.
929 | £600
North Borneo: A mainly mint collection on stockpages incl. 1911 $2 and $5, 1916 surcharged set, 1918 (Oct) overprinted to $2 + 4c., 1922 Exhibition optd. 1c. to 50c., 1931 Anniversary 3c. to $5, 1939 1c. to $5, 1945 optd. ''BMA'' 1c. to $5, 1947 optd. set, 1950-52 1c. to $10, etc. (approx 165)
930 | £230
North Borneo: A mint and used collection on leaves incl. 1895 surcharges mint, 1897-1902 16c. used, 1904-05 set, 1916 surcharges, 1918 Red Cross to $2 mint, Postage Dues with 1902-12 values to 24c. used etc., also a selection of Labuan, varied condition.
931 | £780
Nyasaland: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly mint collection in varied condition in a binder incl. 1891-95 overprinted to 10s., 2 (unused), 1896 to 3s., 1903-04 CA to 10s., 1908-11 MCA to 10s., 1913-19 MCA to 10s., 1921-33 Script 1/2d. to 10s., 1938-44 1/2d. to 1, 1946 Victory perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1950 Postage Due set, also Malawi, etc. (100's)
932 | £1050
Nyasaland: A mainly mint collection, with some unused or regummed, contained in a stockbook, incl. 1891-95 ''B.C.A.'' overprints to 2s.6d. (both), 3s., 4s. (both, one stained), 5s., 1892-93 3s. on 4s., 4s. on 5s., 1895 to 6d., 1897-1900 to 3s. (cleaned), 4s., 1, 1903-04 to 1, 1908-11 to 10s. (unused), 1913-19 10s., 1, 1921-33 5s., 10s., 1934-35 and 1935 Silver Jubilee sets, 1938-44 to 1, 1953-54 and 1963 sets, etc., poor to fine. (193)
933 £1050
Nyasaland: A mint collection to 1935 on leaves with 1891-95 to 4s., 1896 5s., 1897-1900 to 1 (less 2s.6d.), 1908-11, 1913-19 to 1, 1921-33 set etc., mainly fine. Photo.
934 | £620
Nyasaland: A used collection on leaves and stockcard with 1891-95 values to 5s., 1892-93 surcharges, 1895, 1896 values to 3s., 1897-1900 to 1 (less 3s.), 1913-19 1, 1921-33 values to 10s. etc., varied condition.
936 | £90
Palestine: A mint and used collection with 1918 (10 Feb) 1p. used, 1920 (1 Sept) values to 20p. mint, 1921-22 set mint etc., varied condition.
937 £920
Papua: A mainly mint collection on leaves with 1901-05 wmk. horizontal to 2s.6d. (small thin), wmk. vertical to 2s.6d. (paper wrinkles at lower left), 1906 large ''Papua'' wmk. horizontal 4d. to 2s.6d., wmk. vertical to 6d. incl. 4d., 1907 small ''Papua'' wmk. horizontal 21/2d., 2s.6d. (2), wmk. vertical values to 1s., 1907-10, 1910-11, 1911-15 values to 2s.6d., 1916-31 to 10s., 1932-40 to 1, Officials with 1931-32 set etc., varied condition.
938 | £110
Papua: A mainly mint collection from 1907 to 1952 in varied condition incl. 1907 overprinted 1/2d. to 2s.6d., 1910-11 to 2s.6d., 1938 and 1939-41 Air sets, Officials with 1911-12 punctured ''OS'' 1/2d. to 2s.6d. used, P.N.G. 1952-56 1/2d. to 1, etc. (134)
939 | £75
Peru: 1858 to 1873 selection of imperforates, selected for their cancellations, incl. Pait, Pisco, Yslai, Tacna, etc. (19).
941 | £70
Peru: 1954 (Dec. 25) Stratocruiser crash at Prestwick (Scotland), air letter from Shaftesbury to Peru, with cachets ''SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/PRESTWICK 24.12.54'' and ''INCESADACOMO SE VE'' (applied in Peru), also photocopy of press cutting and four contemporary p.p.c's of Prestwick.
943 £420
Pitcairn Islands: 1964-65 1/2d. with variety blue omitted, unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, fine. S.G. 36a, cat. 700, EC PT72MCa. Photo.
945 £290
Pitcairn Islands: 1981 Landscapes set, all with variety watermark Crown to right of CA , with the rare 70c., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 211w-215w. Photo.
946 | £180
Pitcairn Islands: A mint (mainly unmounted) collection from 1940 to 2007 in a binder apparently complete.
948 | £200
Portugal: A mainly used range on stockcards incl. 1855-56 50r., 1862-64 50r., 1866-67 10r., 80r., 120r., various 1893 surcharges, 1925 Branco set (mint), later issues to 1973, mainly fine
949 | £200
Portuguese Colonies: Macao: 1894 Newspaper 21/2r., 1894 25r., 1898-1900 21/2a., 10a., 20a., 1902 Provisional 10a., 1911 Republica 4a. and 1913 1/2a. on 5a., all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', without gum, fair to fine.
950 | £300
Portuguese Colonies: Macao: 1911 Republica 1/2a., 1a., 2a., 3a., 4a., 13a and 31a, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' diagonally, without gum, fair to fine.
951 £600
Rhodesia: 1892 to 1911, a selection mainly mint or unused in a stockbook, incl. 1892-93 to 1 (stained), 5 (cleaned), (Jan.) 1/2d. on 6d., 4d. on 6d., 8d. on 1s., 1892-94 to 4s., 1895 2d., 4d., 1896-97 Die I to 4s., Die II to 10s. (faults), 1896 1d. on 4s., Cape overprint set, 1898-1908 to 2 less 5s., 1905 Falls set, 1909-12 ''RHODESIA'' overprints to 1, less 1d., with surcharges, poor to fine. (120)
952 £100
Rhodesia: 1892 (Jan. 2) 1/2d. on 6d. to 8d. on 1s. set, unused, part original gum. S.G. 14-17, cat 490. Photo.
953 £150
Rhodesia: 1896 Matebele Rebellion Provisional 1d. on 4s., 3d. on 5s., mint, few imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 52, 53, cat. 490. Photo.
954 £1850
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14, mint selection of shades comprising 1/2d. (7), 1d. (8), 2d. (3), 21/2d. (7), 3d. (3), 4d. (4, incl. greenish black and orange and brown-purple and orange), 5d. (3), 6d. (5), 8d. dull purple and purple, 8d. greenish black and purple, 10d. (4), 1s. (5, incl. black and deep blue-green), 2s. (4, incl. black and dull blue), 3s. (4, incl. bright green and magenta), 5s. (3), 10s. blue-green and orange (2), varied condition. (64)
955 £75
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 5d. purple-brown and ochre error of colour, rather heavily mounted mint with a few slightly nibbled perfs. at right, scarce. S.G. 141ab, cat. 600 Brandon certificate (1981) Photo.
956 £150
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 2s.6d. black and crimson, mint, fine. S.G. 155a, cat. 325. Photo.
957 £160
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 2s.6d. black and rose-carmine, mint, fine. S.G. 157, cat. 325. Photo.
958 £85
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 5s. scarlet and pale yellow-green, mint, fine. S.G. 160, cat. 275. Photo.
959 £260
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 7s.6d. carmine and pale blue, mint, a little heavily mounted, fine. S.G. 160b, cat. 650. Photo.
960 £280
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 7s.6d. carmine and light blue, mint, fine. S.G. 161, cat. 800. Photo.
961 £260
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 7s.6d. carmine and bright blue, mint, fine with a few slight natural bends. S.G. 162, cat. 2,500. Photo.
962 £210
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 10s. blue-green and orange, mint, a little heavily mounted, fine. S.G. 164, cat. 400. Photo.
963 £500
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 1 carmine-red and bluish black, mint, a little heavily mounted, fine. S.G. 165, cat. 1,200. Photo.
964 £550
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 14 1 rose-scarlet and bluish black, mint, rather heavily mounted, fresh and fine. S.G. 166, cat. 1,200. Photo.
965 £260
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Perf. 131/2 21/2d., 8d. shades (5, incl. grey-purple and dull purple), mint, some heavy mounts, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 184, 185, a. Photo.
966 £240
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Single Plates, range of shades comprising Perf. 14 1/2d. (6), 1d. (7, incl. rosine), 11/2d. (4), 21/2d. (4), Perf. 15 1/2d., 11/2d., 1917 1/2d. on 1d. (7, with vars.), mainly good to fine. (30) Photo.
967 £120
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die I, Perf. 14 3d., 4d., 5d. (2), 6d., 2s., Perf. 15 3d. (2), 4d., 6d. and 2s., mint, some rather heavily mounted. (11) Photo.
968 £550
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 14 2d., 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 5d. (4), 6d. (4), 8d. (4), 10d., 1s., 2s. (3, one black and yellow-brown), 2s.6d., 3s. (2), 5s. (2, one blue and yellow-green), 7s.6d., 10s, a few heavily mounted, otherwise mainly good to fine. (29)
969 £160
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 14 1 black and purple, mint, fine with Stolow handstamp on reverse. S.G. 242, cat. 425. Photo.
970 £160
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 14 1 black and violet, mint, fine with Stolow handstamp on reverse. S.G. 243, cat. 375. Photo.
971 £190
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 2d., 8d., 10d., 1s., 2s.6d., 5s., 7s.6d., mint, some heavy mounts, otherwise mainly fine. (7) Photo.
972 £240
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 4d. black and deep orange-vermilion, mint, centred to left, fine. S.G. 245, cat. 1,100. R.P.S. certificate (1964) Photo.
973 £150
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 3s. chocolate and blue, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 250, cat. 700. Photo.
974 £580
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 5s. blue and blue-green, mint with gum flattening from former paper adhesion, fine. S.G. 251a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
975 £380
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 5s. blue and blue-green, mint, a little heavily mounted and with small mark on gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 251a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
976 £580
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die II, Perf. 15 1 black and purple, mint, fine. S.G. 254, cat. 1,400. Photo.
977 £550
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die III, Perf. 14 selection of shades comprising 2d. (2), 3d. (2), 4d. (2), 5d. (2), 6d. (3), 8d. (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (3), 2s., 2s.6d. (2, one pale blue and pale bistre-brown), 3s., 5s. (2, one blue and pale yellow-green), 7s.6d. (faint perf. tones), some heavy mounts and other imperfections. (25) Photo.
978 £400
Rhodesia: 1913-22 Die III, Perf. 14 1 black and deep violet, mint, fine. S.G. 279b, cat. 650. Photo.
979 £480
Rhodesia: 1922-24 Die III, Perf. 14 2d. (2), 3d., 4d. (3), 6d. (2), 8d. (2), 10d. (3), 1s., 2s., 2s.6d., 3s. (2, one red-brown and grey-blue), 5s. (2, one deep blue and bright green marginal unmounted), 7s.6d., most good to fine mint. (21) Photo.
980 £250
Rhodesia: 1922-24 Die III, Perf. 15 2d., 4d., 6d., 8d., 10d., 1s., 2s., 3s. (corner marginal unmounted with 'collar' flaw), 5s., mint, mainly good to fine. (9) Photo.
981 £400
Rhodesia: 1922-24 Die III, Perf. 15 1 black and deep magenta, mint, fine. S.G. 322, cat. 850. Photo.
982 £4000
Rhodesia: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1892-93 values to 10 (high values not guaranteed), 1892 surcharges, 1896 3d. on 5s., 1896 overprints on Cape stamps, 1898-1908 to 2, 1905 Falls set, 1909-12 to 1, 1910-13 values to 2s.6d., 3s., 5s., 7s.6d. (2), 10s. and 1, 1913-22 values to 10s. (2) etc., varied condition. Photo.
983 £720
Rhodesia: A used collection on leaves with 1892-93 to 2, 1892-94 to 4s., 1896-97 to 10s., 1896 on Cape stamps (less 3d.), 1909-12 values to 1, 1910-12 to 2s., 1913-22 Die III 1 etc., varied condition. Photo.
984 | £350
Rhodesia: A mint collection of the Rhodesias on stockleaves, incl. Northern Rhodesia 1925-29, 1938-52, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1953 and 1963 sets, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 1954-56 and 1959-62 sets, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29, 1931-37, 1937, 1953 and 1964 sets, mainly fine. (approx. 300)
985 | £600
Rhodesia: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in varied condition on stock pages incl. 1892-93 to 2, 10 (perfin) used, 1898-1908 to 2 mint, also 20 fiscally used perfin, 1905 Falls set mint, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29 Script to 20s. used, 1938-52 1/2d. to 20s. mint, Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 1/2d. to 5s. mint, 1931-37 1/2d. to 5s., etc. (few 100)
986 | £200
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1925-29 1s. strip of three, 2s. strip of three, 2s.6d. strip of four, 3s. strip of three, 5s. block of four, 7s.6d. and 10s. pair, fair to fine used. S.G. 10-16, cat. 649.
987 | £180
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: A selection on leaves comprising 1925-29 set mint, used values to 10s., 1935 Jubilee set mint and used, mainly fine.
988 £120
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: Zambia: 1964 2s. variety black (hair and face detail) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 103a, EC NR206MCa - 60 known, cat. 250. Photo.
989 £120
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: Zambia: 1964 2s. variety black (hair and face detail) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 103a, EC NR206MCa - 60 known, cat. 250. Photo.
990 | £300
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: A selection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard incl. 1924-29 set mint and used, 1931-37 set to 5s. (2) mint with some perfs., to 5s. used, varied condition.
991 | £180
Rumania: A mainly used collection in two stockbooks, incl. 1903 Post Office set, 1940 Armaments imperforate miniature sheet (MS1454B on MS1406) mint, good range of later issues to 2001, etc. (many 100s)
992 | £320
Russia: A selection of covers (9) from 1864 to 1933, incl. 1866 part cover from Germany to Russia, turned and posted back, 1869 large part cover to Germany, bearing 1866-75 1k., 3k. and 10k., etc.
993 | £1600
Russia: A mint collection from 1925 to 1950 in a stockbook incl. 1931 Airship Construction Fund imperf. set, North Pole Flight imperf. set, 1932 Air Express 50k. perf. 121/2, 1r. perf. 101/2, 1933 Baku Commissars, 1934 Mendeleev, 1935 Anti-War, Moscow Underground, Spartacist Games, 1937 Air Force Exhibition, 1938 Views, Aviation, Sports (2 sets, one 80k. mounted), 1941 Surikov, Lenin Museum, National Defence 30k., 1948 Communist League, 1949 Pushkin miniature sheet, Air set, Stalin's Birthday miniature sheet, 1950 Moscow Building Plan, etc., occasional stamp lightly mounted and some gum wrinkles, majority fine unmounted. Stated to cat. (Scott 2009) $9,941. (242, 2 miniature sheets).
994 £190
Saint Helena: 1863 4d. carmine part o.g. showing constant variety ''HF.L'' for ''HEL'' in ''HELENA'' occurring in position 240 of the sheet, just touched at upper right, otherwise close to good margins all round, fine appearance. Also a remaindered lower corner marginal block of four of the 1884-94 21/2d. ultramarine showing the same variety. S.G. 5 var., cat. 500+. Photo.
996 £60
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 6d. showing ''broken mainmast'' variety [R. 2/1], a marginal example centred low otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 104a, cat. 250. Photo.
997 £480
Saint Helena: 1922-37 Watermark Mult. Script CA 15s. grey and purple on blue fine mint. S.G. 113, cat. 900. Photo.
998 £150
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set, fine mint. (10) S.G. 114-123, cat. 375. Photo.
999 £120
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set, the 5s. slightly toned, otherwise fine and fresh mint. (10) S.G. 114-123, cat. 375. Photo.
1001 £800
Saint Helena: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1856 6d., 1863 4d., 1884-94, 1890-97, 1903 sets, 1908-11 to 10s., 1912-16 set, 1922-37 MCA to 1, Script to 10s., also 1d. ''Broken mainmast'', 3d. ''Torn flag'', 1934 Centenary set etc., mainly fine. Photo.
1002 | £700
Saint Helena: A mainly mint collection from 1863 to 2007 in a binder incl. a range QV to 5s., 1903 CC 1/2d. to 2s., 1912-16 MCA 1/2d. to 3s., 1922-37 MCA 5s. used, Script 1/2d. to 10s., 1934 Centenary set, 1938-44 1/2d. to 10s., later issues apparently complete, etc. (100's)
1003 | £260
Saint Helena: A used collection on leaves with 1861 6d. (2), 1864-80 values to 1s. (5), 1890-97, 1903 sets, 1912-16 to 2s., 1922-37 values to 5s. incl. 1d. ''Broken mainmast'' , 5d. ''Cleft rock'' etc., varied condition.
1005 | £400
Saint Kitts-Nevis: St. Christopher: A collection on leaves with 1870-79 perf. 121/2 1d. magenta mint, perf. 14 21/2d. mint, 1882-90 values to 6d. mint (corner marginal with plate no.), 1s. mint (3, one corner marginal with plate no.) and used, surcharges incl. 1887 1d. on 1/2d. block of ten (5x2) mint etc., also a selection of Nevis, varied condition.
1006 | £380
Saint Kitts-Nevis: Nevis: A collection on leaves incl. 1862 1d. unused (12), 4d. unused (2) and used, 6d. unused (6) and used (3), 1s. unused and used, 1866-76 1d. unused (6), 4d. unused, used (6), one showing ''E'' of papermakers wmk., 1s. used (2), 1876-78 range of 1d. shades mostly unused or mint, 1s. unused (3) and used, most with positions from the original sheets of twelve identified, 1883 1/2d. on half 1d. in violet (4) and in black used, also a selection of proofs, mainly 1931 reprints of the 1861 issue incl. complete sheets of twelve of the 1d. and 6d., each numbered ''22'' on reverse, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 100, 2 sheets).
1007 £480
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1923 Tercentenary 1/2d. to 1 set good to fine fresh mint. S.G. 48-60 cat 1,100. Photo
1008 £180
Saint Kitts-Nevis: 1935 Jubilee 1s., a lower right corner marginal example showing ''Kite and horizontal log'' variety, fine mint. S.G. 64l, cat.375. Photo.
1009 £680
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mainly mint collection to 1935 on leaves with 1903, 1905-18, 1920-22, 1923 and 1921-29 sets, mainly fine. Photo.
1010 | £190
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mainly good to fine mint collection on stockpages incl. 1903 CA 1/2d. to 5s., 1905-18 MCA 1/2d. to 5s., 1920-22 MCA 1/2d. to 1, 1921-29 Script 1/2d. to 5s, 1938-50 1/2d. to 1, etc. (104)
1011 | £100
Saint Kitts-Nevis: A mint Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1954-63 to $4.80 in unmounted mint plate blocks of four, etc. (few 100s)
1012 £110
Saint Lucia: 1886-87 Watermark Crown CA, Die I 1d. imperf. plate proof in dull mauve on watermarked paper with gum, vertical crease. S.G. 39 P. Photo.
1014 £220
Saint Lucia: 1949-50 12c.claret perf. 141/2 x 14, fine mint. S.G. 153a, cat. 700. Photo.
1016 | £750
Saint Lucia: A mint or unused collection to 1936 on leaves and stockcard with 1860 (1d.), (4d.), 1863 to (6d.), 1864-76 perf. 121/2 (4d.) (2), perf. 14 (6d.) (2), (1s.), 1882-84 perf. 14 4d., 1883-86 to 6d., 1886-87, 1891-98, 1904-10, 1912-21, 1921-30, 1936 sets etc., also a range of used incl. 1860 (6d.), 1883-86 1s., varied condition.
1017 | £110
Saint Lucia: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves incl. 1860 (1d.) and (6d.) used, 1883-86 6d. used, selection of Q.V. revenues, K.E.VII values to 1s. mint, 1921-30 5s. mint, 1938-48 to 1 mint (3d. used), postage dues, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 200).
1019 £160
Saint Vincent: 1869 No watermark 1s. brown, part original gum, fine. S.G. 14, cat. 500. Photo.
1020 £400
Saint Vincent: 1880 5s. rose-red fine mint. S.G. 32, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1021 £150
Saint Vincent: 1883-84 Watermark Crown CA 1s. orange-vermilion, variety watermark reversed, large part original gum, fine. S.G. 45x, cat. 375. Photo.
1023 | £820
Saint Vincent: A used collection on leaves with a good range of issues from 1861 incl. 1872-75 perf. 11 to 121/2 x 15 1s., 1881 1d. on 6d., 4d. on 1s., a selection of later issues to 1935 incl. 1904-11 1 etc., varied condition.
1024 | £520
Saint Vincent: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1862-68 perf. 11 to 12/2 4d., 6d., 1875 1s. claret, 1883-84 6d., 1s., 1885-93 6d., 1902, 1904-11, 1913-17, 1921-32 sets etc., varied condition.
1025 | £350
Saint Vincent: A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1875 1s. claret used, 1899 CA 1/2d. to 5s., 1902 CA to 2s, 5s., 1904-11 MCA to 1, 1913-17 to 1, 1921-32 Script 1/2d. to 1, etc. (130)
1026 | £350
Samoa: A mainly mint collection to 1935 on leaves with 1914-24 values to 1 plus unlisted 2, 1935-42 Cowan paper to 5 etc., fair to fine.
1027 £230
Sarawak: 1897 (Dec. 14) envelope, registered to Hong Kong, bearing 1888-97 3c., 5c., 8c., 10c., 1895 2c. and 4c., all tied by ''SARAWAK'' c.d.s's with circular ''SARAWAK/R''. Photo.
1028 | £400
Sarawak: A mint collection on leaves and stockcard with 1888-97, 1899-1908, 1918, 1928-29 and 1932 sets, surcharges with 1889-92 5c. on 12c. type 9 with stop after ''C'' etc., fair to fine.
1029 | £320
Sarawak: A used collection on leaves with 1889-92 surcharges, 1918 set, 1928-29 values to $1, 1934-41 set (less 1941 values) etc., mainly fine.
1030 £210
Seychelles: 1903 30c. variety ''Dented frame'' fine used. S.G. 52a, cat.500. Photo.
1031 | £90
Seychelles: A mint Q.E.II selection, incl. 1962-68 5c. to 10c. in unmounted mint plate blocks of four, also another set (less 30c.) in plate blocks of four (lower pairs unmounted), etc. (few 100s)
1032 | £550
Seychelles: A mint collection on leaves with 1890-92, 1893, 1897-1900, 1903, 1906, 1912-16 (75c. showing split ''A'' variety), 1917-22 and 1921-32 sets, varied condition.
1033 | £550
Seychelles: A used collection on leaves with 1890-92 Die I set, 1897-1900 1r.50, 1902 45c. on 2r.25, 1903, 1906 (incl. 12c. ''Dented frame'' variety) sets, 1912-16 set (incl. 15c. ''Split A'' variety), 1917-22 values to 1r.50 (2), 1921-32 values to 5r. etc., mainly fine.
1034 | £380
Seychelles: A mainly mint collection from 1890 to 1952 in varied condition incl. 1890 CA die I 2c. to 96c., 1897-1900 CA 2c. to 2r.25 set used, 1902 surcharged 45c. on 2r.25 used, 1903 CA 2c. to 2r.25 (used) set, 1906 MCA 2c. to 2r.25, 1912-16 MCA 2c. to 2r.25, 1917-22 MCA 2c. to 5r., 1921-32 Script 2c. to 5r., 1938-49 2c. to 5r., 1952 2c. to 10r., etc. (184)
1035 £350
Sierra Leone: 1921-27 2, an upper marginal example, tiny gum inclusion and hint of a tone spot, otherwise fine mint, mounted in margin only. S.G. 147, cat. 700. Photo.
1036 £380
Sierra Leone: 1933 Centenary set good to fine mint. S.G. 168-80, cat. 850. Photo.
1037 | £140
Sierra Leone: 1964-65 selection of varieties, comprising 1964 World's Fair 1s. surcharge omitted, 1s.3d. surcharge omitted, 5s. with surcharge omitted, 1965 Churchill 15c. on 1/2d. with surcharge double, 2l. on 10s. with surcharge omitted, fine.
1039 £1300
Sierra Leone: A mint collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1859-74 6d., 1872-73 wmk. sideways 1d., 3d., 4d., wmk. upright 1s., 1876 to 1s. (ex. 2d.), 1893 CA 1/2d. on 11/2d. surcharge inverted, 1884-91, 1896-97 sets, 1897 surcharges 21/2d. on 6d. types 10 and 11 in a pair, 1903 to 1 (2, one from the upper right margin of the left pane, the other from the lower right margin of the sheet), 1907-12, 1912-21 to 1, 1921-27 to 10s. (upper right corner marginal with plate and sheet numbers), 1932 set etc., mainly fine, also a selection of used in varied condition. Photo.
1040 | £260
Somaliland: A collection on leaves with 1903 (1 June) set mint and used, 1903 (1 Sept-2 Nov), 1904, 1905-11, 1912-19 (less 3r.) and 1921 sets mint etc., also a few Cameroons, mainly fine.
1041 | £190
Somaliland: A mainly good to fine mint collection from 1903 to 1951 incl. 1903 overprinted at top to 3r., 1904 1/2a. to 5r., 1912-19 MCA 1/2a. to 5r., 1921 Script 1/2a. to 5r., 1938 1/2a. to 5r., etc. (125)
1042 £1400
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1853 1d. imperforate plate proof, printed in black, fine block of four, scarce. Photo.
1043 £550
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 Woodblock 4d. pale milky blue, a used pair, tears and thins but of fine appearance with good to very large margins, scarce multiple. S.G. 14. Photo.
1044 | £2200
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A collection of triangular issues on leaves, incl. 1853 paper deeply blued 1d. pair, paper slightly blued 1d. and 4d., 1855-63 1d. deep rose red block of four used, 4d. unused, 1861 Woodblock 1d., 4d. (5), 1863-64 1s. pale emerald green used (2), some forgeries, very mixed condition. (64).
1045 | £320
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A used collection from 1864 on leaves with duplicated ''Hope'' issues, Mafeking Siege stamps with various surcharges (9), also 1d. Goodyear on small piece, poor to fine.
1046 | £200
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A mint or unused collection on leaves with 1868 4d. on 6d. part o.g., 1871-76 4d., 1902-04 set, Mafeking 1900 1d. on 1/2d. type 6 etc., varied condition.
1047 | £250
South Africa: Natal: A mint collection on leaves with 1874-99 5s. (2), 1902-03 to 4s., 1902 5s., 10s., 1904-08 to 2s.6d., 1908-09 to 10s. etc., varied condition.
1048 | £170
South Africa: Natal: A used collection on leaves with a defective 1857-61 3d., 1875-76 6d. overprint inverted, 1902 to 1.10s., 1904-08 to 2s.6d. etc., varied condition.
1049 | £200
South Africa: Orange Free State: A mint and used collection on leaves with issues from 1868 incl. a range of surcharges, 1903-04 set mint etc., varied condition.
1050 | £180
South Africa: Transvaal: A collection on leaves with mint incl. a selection of mainly reprints from 1885, later issues with 1902 values to 5s.(2) incl. 2s. (4, incl. a lower marginal pair with plate no.), 1904-09 to 5s., used from 1870 incl. 1904-09 to 1 (3), varied condition.
1051 £250
South Africa: Transvaal: Revenues: 1902 2s.6d. orange and black, variety centre inverted, few gum creases, otherwise fine mint. Barefoot 85a. Photo.
1052 £450
South Africa: Zululand: 1894-96 5 c.t.o., a little faded, otherwise fine. S.G. 29, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1053 £650
South Africa: Zululand: A used collection on an album leaf with 1888-93 set to 5s., 1894-96 to 1 (a little faded) etc., a few forged overprints but mainly fine, also a selection of mint with 1888-93 1s. Photo.
1054 £800
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: 1900 Baden-Powell 3d. pale blue on blue showing variety ''Cracked Plate'' fine used. S.G. 21, cat. 900+ Photo.
1055 | £240
South Africa: World War II: A selection of covers in an album, incl. range of P.O.W. Camp cancellations, censored mail, Unit cachets, etc. *82 items).
1056 | £120
South Africa: World War II: A selection of covers in an album, incl. P.O.W. camps, Official mail, censored covers, etc. (28 items).
1058 £300
South Africa: 1986 Blood Donor Campaign 12c. with variety black (inscription below design) omitted in a fine unmounted mint vertical strip of three from base of sheet, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 594var, EC SA1188MCa, cat. 300 each. Photo.
1061 | £680
South Africa: A mainly mint collection on stockleaves incl. 1913-24 to 1 pale olive-green and red with shades to 2s.6d., 1925 Airs (3, one used), 1926-27 to 6d. (2, one wmk. inverted), 1927-30 to 10s., 1930-45 to 2s.6d. (both), 1933-48 to 10s., 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1938 Voortrekker sets, 1941-46 and 1942-44 War Effort sets, 1947-54 to 2s.6d. (both), 1954 to 10s., mainly fine with many unmounted.
1062 £420
South Africa: A collection on leaves, mint issues incl. 1913-24 set to 1, 1927-30 to 10s. (4d. and 5s. in vertical pairs), later to 1935 Jubilee (mint and used), varied condition. Photo.
1063 | £500
South Africa: A mainly mint collection from 1910 to 1952 on stockpages incl. 1913-24 to 10s. and 1, pairs with 1927-30 to 2s.6d., 1937-40 to 5s. (2), 10s., Officials with 1935-49 to 10s. (2), postage dues, etc. (few 100s)
1064 £650
South West Africa: 1923 Setting I (14mm. between lines of overprint) 10s. blue and olive-green, mint, fine and fresh. S.G. 11, cat. 1,400. Brandon certificate (1996) Photo.
1065 £300
South West Africa: 1923 Setting I (14mm. between lines of overprint) 1 green and red, mint, fine. S.G. 12, cat. 750. Photo.
1066 £620
South West Africa: 1923 Setting II (10mm. between lines of overprint) 5s. to 1 set of three pairs fine mint. S.G. 13-15, cat. 1,500. Photo
1067 £300
South West Africa: 1923 Setting II (10mm. between lines of overprint) 5s., 10s. marginal, 1, mint, one 1 with red surface mark. S.G. 13-15, cat. 1,650. Photo.
1068 | £90
South West Africa: 1973-79 Succulents 3c. with variety black (face value) omitted, three examples, one with major perforation shift, also normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 243a, EC SW486MCa.
1069 £600
South West Africa: A mint collection on stockleaves, incl. 1923 Setting I to 2s.6d., typo and litho overprints, Setting IV 2s.6d., Setting VI to 1 green and red, 1927 to 10s., 1927-30 1, 1/2d. to 10s., 1931 to 20s. with Airs, later issues mainly unmounted to 1990, chiefly fine. Photo.
1070 | £480
South West Africa: A mint collection from 1923 to 1949 in varied condition incl. 1923 1/2d. to 1., 1923-26 setting VI 1/2d. to 1, 1927-30 1/2d. to 10s. and single 1, 1931 1/2d. to 20s., Officials, postage dues, etc. (approx 350)
1071 | £350
South West Africa: A mint collection on leaves with 1923 Setting I to 2s.6d., 1923-26 Setting III to 5s., Setting IV 2s.6d., Setting VI to 5s., 1927-30 1 in a pair, 1931 to 20s., Officials, Postage Dues, a few used incl. 1927-30 10s., also Stellaland 1884 set unused (faults), mainly fine.
1072 | £650
Spain: A mint and used collection in eight albums and four stockbooks, incl. 1950 Centenary Postage and Air set mint, 1953 Sorolla 50p. mint, 1958 Exhibition miniature sheets mint, also a selection of overseas in nine stockbooks and an album, etc. (1,000's)
1073 £1300
Sudan: 1938 Air 3p. on 31/2p., 3p. on 71/2p. and 5p. on 10p., all perf. 111/2 x 121/2 marginal mint examples, fine and mounted in margins only. S.G. 75a, 76b, 77b, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1074 | £200
Sudan: An accumulation of cancellations sorted by town, 1874 to 1951, incl. Egypt 1p. red with blue ''SUAKIM'' dated ''74'', Atbara manuscript (5), Merowi Star and Crescent dated ''22 OC 96'', Korti, Ed-Duem. Argo, Abu Hamed, Zeidab, Karkoj, T.P.O's, F.P.O's, telegraph cancellations, rettas, also a copy of Sudan Postal Markings by Stagg, etc. (approx 366 items)
1075 | £420
Sudan: A collection on leaves and stockcard with 1897 values to 10p. mint, set used, 1898, 1902-21, 1935 Gordon sets mint and used, Officials incl. 1903-12 set mint and used etc., mainly fine.
1076 | £210
Sudan: A mainly mint collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1902-21 1m. to 10p., 1935 Gordon set, 1941 1m. to 20p., 1948 1m. to 50p., 1951-61 1m. to 50p., Officials with 1936-46 1m. to 20p., etc. (approx 215)
1081 £450
Swaziland: 1889-90 ''Swazieland'' Overprints, Perf. 121/2 10s. dull chestnut, unused (regummed), fine. S.G. 9, cat. 6,500. Brandon certificate (1998) Photo.
1082 £180
Swaziland: 1892 ''Swazieland'' carmine overprint 1/2d. grey, variety overprint inverted, mint, fine. S.G. 10a, cat. 500. Brandon certificate (1998) Photo.
1083 £250
Swaziland: 1961 50c. on 5s. type III, unmounted mint with B & K guarantee handstamp on gum, fine. S.G. 75b, cat. 550. Photo.
1084 | £230
Swaziland: A mint collection on leaves incl. 1889-90 ''Swazieland'' overprints to 5s., 1933 to 10s., 1956 to 1, later unmounted with 1961 Surcharges incl. 25c. on 2s.6d. type II at lower left (slight bend), 1r. on 10s. type III, 2r. on 1 type II at foot, 1961, 1962-66 and 1968 to 2r., trial printing 1c. on 1d., 50c. on 5s. (mounted), etc., mainly fine. (approx. 220)
1085 | £50
Swaziland: A selection on leaves with 1933 set mint (extra 2s.6d.), mainly fine.
1086 | £160
Switzerland: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. a used range of Standing Helvetias, 1945 PAX 5c. to 10f. set used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
1087 £420
Tanganyika: A collection on leaves with 1916 N.F. set, 1917-21 to 5r., 20r., 1921 to 3r., 1922-24 to 10s., 1927-31 to 1 all mint, also a few used incl. 1927-31 10s., mainly fine. Photo.
1088 | £290
Tanganyika: A K.G.V mint selection incl. 1917-21 overprinted G.E.A. 1c. to 5r., 1922-24 Giraffe 5c. to 1, 1927-31 Script 5c. to 1, etc. (53)
1091 | £190
Togo: A collection on leaves with 1915 (May) set mint, 1916-20 set used, 20s. mint etc., fair to fine.
1092 | £75
Tonga: A mint and used collection on leaves with issues from 1886 incl. 1897 set mint (2s.6d. used), 1923-24 2d. on 1s. mint etc., varied condition.
1094 | £450
Trinidad and Tobago: Tobago: A collection on leaves with mint or unused incl. 1879 3d., 6d., 5s. (a few tone spots), 1880 6d., 1886-89 1/2d. on 6d. orange-brown etc., used incl. 1879 to 1s., 1880 1s., 1882-84 4d., varied condition.
1096 | £820
Trinidad and Tobago: A collection on leaves to 1935 incl. mint or unused with Trinidad 1851-56 (1d.) (5, incl. a pair), 1859 1s., 1863-80 perf. 121/2 4d., 1s., perf. 14 1s., 1883-94 to 5s., 1896-1906 values to 5s., 1, 1901-06 5s. (2), 1904-09 values to 5s., 1, Trinidad and Tobago with 1921-22, 1922-28 to 1, used incl. Trinidad 1859 6d., 1s., Trinidad and Tobago 1913-23 5s., 1 etc., varied condition.
1097 | £480
Trinidad and Tobago: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in varied condition on stockpages with a selection of Britannias, 1896-1906 CA 5s. and 10s. mint, 1 used, 1913-23 MCA to 5s., 1 mint, 1922-28 Script 1/2d. to 1 mint, 1938-44 1c. to $4.80 mint, postage dues, also Tobago, etc. (few 100s)
1098 £500
Tristan da Cunha: 1929 (Feb. 29) p.p.c. of the S.S. Duchess of Atholl, bearing Great Britain 11/2d. tied by type IV cachet in red overstamped by London receiving machine cancellation, scarce. Photo.
1100 £190
Tristan da Cunha: 1975 Sea Plants 10p. showing unlisted variety clear double print of brown-purple, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 198 var. Photo.
1101 | £250
Tristan da Cunha: A virtually complete, mainly unmounted, mint collection from 1952 to 2005 in a binder incl. 1952 overprinted 1/2d. to 10s., 1954 1/2d. to 10s., 1961 1/2c. to 1r., etc. (few 100)
1102 £450
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1873-79 1s. lilac, perforations clipped at right , otherwise fine used. S.G. 6, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1103 £190
Turks and Caicos Islands: 1917 (Oct) War Tax overprint on 1d. red, a full horizontal row of twelve, the first six stamps without overprint, the sixth and seventh stamps being the variety ''Opt omitted (in pair with normal)'', fine mint. Also a few other War Tax items. S.G. 143c, cat. 650+. Photo.
1104 | £880
Turks and Caicos Islands: A collection from 1867 to 1937 on leaves and stockcards incl. 1867 1d., 6d. used, 1s. mint, 1873-79 1d. dull red with throat flaw unused, range of 1881 surcharges unused or mint incl. ''1/2'' on 1d. type 8, on 6d. types 2 and 3, on 1s. dull blue type 3 (2), on 1s. lilac type 4 (2), one with short thick bar, ''21/2'' on 1d. type 23, ''4'' on 6d. types 28 (used) and 29, 1881 1d. and 6d. mint, 1s. unused, 1882-85 1d. with throat flaw unused, 1909-11 21/2d. to 3s. mint, K.G.V mainly mint to 3s. and 10s., 1917 to 1920 War Tax issues mint incl. varieties, 1935 Jubilee 1/2d. with kite and horizontal log variety mint, etc., varied condition. (approx. 169).
1105 | £450
Turks and Caicos Islands: A mint or unused collection to 1935 on leaves and stockcard with 1867 1d., 6d., 1881 ''1/2'' on 1d. (5, incl. a vertical strip of three from setting 10), ''1/2'' on 1s. lilac, 1881 CC 1d. to 1s., 1900-04, 1909-11, 1913-21, 1928 sets, War Tax stamps incl. varieties, also a used selection with 1881 1/2 on 6d. (2), 1900-04 3s. etc., varied condition.
1106 | £190
Turks and Caicos Islands: A Q.V. accumulation on leaves incl. 1881 1/2d. on 1d. types 9 and 10 in a vertical pair mint, later mint multiples (mostly heavily toned) incl. 1887-89 6d. blocks of twelve and fifteen (2), 1s. blocks of four (2), six and nine, 1893-95 4d. blocks of fifteen and eighteen (3), 5d. blocks of six (3), eighteen (2) and twenty-four, stationery postcards (4) unused, etc., very mixed condition. (approx. 280).
1108 £380
United States of America: 1893 Columbus 1c. to $2 and $4 mainly good to fine used, $4 with slight central thin. S.G. 235-247, 249. Photo.
1109 £190
United States of America: 1893 Columbus $4 rose-carmine unused (regummed), of fine appearance. S.G. 249a, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1110 £420
United States of America: 1893 Columbus $5 black good mint, rather large hinge remainder. S.G. 250, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1111 £600
United States of America: 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition 1c. to $1 good to fine mint. S.G. 291-298. Photo.
1112 | £140
United States of America: 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition 1c. to $1 good to fine used. S.G. 291-298.
1113 £2700
United States of America: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. 1847-50 5c. used on piece (just touched), 1861-62 to 90c., 1869 to 90c., 1893 Columbus $1 (2) and $5 unused, $2 used, $3, $4 and $5 used, 1895 $5 green, 1898 Omaha $2 orange-brown, 1902-08 to $5, etc., mixed condition. (100's) Photo.
1115 | £380
Zanzibar: A mint collection on leaves incl. 1895-96 values to 2r., 1896, 1899-1901, 1904 sets, 1913 to 5r., 1921-29 to 10r., 1936 set etc., varied condition.
1116 | £260
Zanzibar: A used collection on leaves with 1896 values to 5r., 1904 values to 3r., 5r., 1908-09 values to 5r., 1921-29 5r. etc., varied condition.
1117 £16000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to KG VI collection in a red Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. plate 4 ME used, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1870 plate 9 OD used, 1855-57 4d. (7), 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d., 4d. (3), 6d. (3), 9d., 1s. used, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 BH, 10s. CC, 1882-83 watermark anchor 5s. plate 4 EF, 5 orange AG used, 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac QD, 1883-84 to 1s. dull green, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) used, mint from 1902 with 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. (3), 2s.6d. (2), 5s., 10s. and 1, 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, 1911-13 Somerset House to 1s. (3), 2s. 6d. (2) and 10s., 1012-24 watermark Royal cypher sets (2), 1d. variety ''Q'' for ''O'', 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d., Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 1 green and 1 dull blue-green, 1915 De La Rue 5s. (2), 10s. pale blue, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s., 1934 re-engraved set, 1924-26 watermark block cypher 2d. with watermark sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, Postage Dues with 1924-31, 1936-37, 1937-38 sets, etc., mixed condition. (100s).
1118 | £5200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Surface Printed collection/accumulation, incl. 1873-80 4d. plate 15 QB imperforate colour trial in turquoise-blue, 8d. orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, some unused or mint incl. 1855-57 6d., 1865-67 4d. plate 11, 1867-80 3d. plates 5, 6, 1s. plate 4, 1873-80 21/2d. plates 5, 7, 6d. plates 15, 16, 1s. green plate 13, comprehensive used incl. 1855-57 to 1s. (6, one with watermark inverted), 1862-64 to 9d. (3, one watermark inverted), 1s. (4), 1865-67 to 9d. (2), 1s. (5), 1867-80 to 9d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (11), 2s. blue (6), 2s. brown IG (reperforated at left), 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plates 1 (4), 2, 10s. AA, 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. plate 4 AE, 5 orange DK with ''LONDON-W.C/JU 9/82'' c.d.s. and blue crayon line but reperforated, 1873-80 to 1s. green (11), 1s. orange-brown plate 13, 1881 1d. lilacs incl. some used in South Africa and other cancellation interest, 1883-84 2s.6d. (12), 5s. (3), 10s. (2), 1884 watermark crowns 1 CB, 1887-92 to 10d., 1s. mint incl. 5d. die I, and to 1 RD, and SA used, Officials, Post Office Telegraphs to 5s. (6), 10s., 5 AE, used, Army Telegraphs 1895-99 1d. to 5 set mint (5 creased), etc., mixed condition, also a few others incl. an imperf. corner block of four of the KE VIII bogus ''PROOF'' 11/2d. (Many 100s).
1119 | £3200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection/accumulation in varied condition in two albums, three stockbooks and stockpages, incl. mainly used QV with 1840 1d. (4, one on cover), 2d. plate 1 GG and NE-NF pair mainly with full margins, 1841 2d. (26), 1854-57 2d. (9 incl. SC14 JH-JI pair and TB, good range of surface printed with most issues well represented incl. 1855-57 to 1s., 1862-64 to 9d., 1s., 1865-67 to 1s., 1867-80 to 10d., 1s. (8), 2s. blue (3), 1872-73 6d. plate 11 (3), 6d. grey plate 12 (2), 1873-80 to 1s. green (5), 1s. orange-brown, incl. 4d. vermilion, 4d. sage-green (2), 8d. (2), 1880-83 to 6d. on 6d. (5), 1s. (2), 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s., 10s., 1883-84 to 9d., 1s., KE VII 5s. (2), 10s., 1, used, KG VI, QE II incl. pre-decimal machin cylinder blocks, range of Telegraphs to 5s. unused, 5s. (3) used, 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, also various British Empire and Overseas. (1000s).
1120 | £2600
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1841-79, a mainly used collection/accumulation of line engraved on stock pages, incl. an excellent range of 1841 1ds. (100s) many plated incl. blocks of 6 and 4, 1841 2d. (50), perforated 1d. stars (100s), 2d. (38) incl. 1858 LC16 2d. plate 6 MD-ME pair, plate number issues incl. 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 LE with plate 168 AA-TL reconstruction, misperfs., 1870 1/2ds. incl. plate 9 NJ, cancellation interest etc., condition varies. (1000s).
1121 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection in a Windsor album, three early stockbooks and loose incl. 1840 1d. (2) used, KE.VII shades used, KG V sets to 1s. unmounted mint, KG V and KG VI booklet panes incl. 1924-26 11/2d. advert pane unmounted mint, 1929 P.U.C. 11/2d. advert pane mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, Seahorses used, controls, wmk. varieties, Wildings, officials, postage dues mint and used, packets, booklets, etc., varied condition. (100s).
1122 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to KG VI collection in varied condition on stockpages incl. 1912-24 and 1924-26 sets to 1s. mint, 1891 1 IB used, 1913 multiple cypher 1/2d. used and 1d. mint, 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets mint, 1939-48 to 1 mint, 1951 high values mint, postage dues, also Channel Island wartime issues, etc. (190)
1123 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1938-1990 collection in three albums, incl. Exhibitions with covers, cancellations, ephemera, etc. (few 100's).
1126 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection in two albums, incl. 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15 PK, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. used pair, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 mint and used (3), some duplication, etc. (100's).
1127 | £110
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection of cancellations in an album, incl. numerals, duplexes, slogans, etc. (few 100's).
1128 | £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A fascinating accumulation of newspaper cuttings, extracts from magazines etc. relating to Telegraphs and Telegrams, from the very beginnings of the system to the late 1940s, including articles relating to the laying of the first cables between the U.K. and Europe, and the U.S.A., reference to early 'fax' messages, later 'wireless' pictures, unused Telegraph and Telegram forms, original Telegrams and envelopes, P.O. advertisements, etc., also 'The Electric Telegraph' by Dr. Lardner, introductory pages missing but dated '1859' in manuscript.
1130 £1150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1875 adopted head die proof with uncleared circular surround in carmine on glazed card (92 x 61mm) without markings, very fine. See S.G. Spec. vol. 1, page 419, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1131 £1300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark shamrock 1d. red-brown, a collection including a set of five imprimaturs (with the unissued plates 4 and 5); ''SPECIMEN'' overprints with plates 1 TL, 2 IG-JH block of four, 3 SD, overprinted type 9, plates 1 PG, and 2 SG overprinted type 10; mint incl. plate 2 AK-BL marginal block of four showing marginal current number and unusual missing horizontal and vertical perf. pins, GH with watermark inverted; used with plate 2 SJ with watermark inverted, CA-EC block of nine, etc., mainly good to fine. (36). S.G. Spec. L202/204. Photo.
1132 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 1d. die proof without plate numbers or corner letters, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''July, 6, 1875'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L202/204, cat. 650. Photo.
1133 £1000
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 3d. carmine, a collection, including imprimaturs plates 2 and 3 and unissued plates 4 and 5; ''SPECIMEN'' overprints with plates 1 BK, 2 PG, 3 SE-TF block of four overprinted type 9, plate 1 IH overprinted type 10; unused with plate 1 FL-GL mint pair; used with plate 1 NI-NK very fine vertical strip with ''FORMBY/22 FE/77'' c.d.s's, JI (with watermark sideways inverted, some imperfections), QI, plate 2 DC, 3 CJ with c.d.s., a few imperfections, mainly fine appearance. (22). S.G. Spec. L205/207. Photo.
1134 £1750
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 3d. carmine plate 1 AJ imprimatur, very fine without gum. A very rare stamp and a key Telegraph item, Langmead records only six known letterings, of which four are in institutional collections. We do not recall seeing another example. S.G. Spec. L205. Photo.
1135 £950
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 3d. watermark spray carmine plate 1 FI-JL imperforate colour standard pane of twenty (5 x 4) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 10, superb with gum, all but three stamps unmounted. S.G. Spec. L205s, cat. 2,500+. Photo.
1136 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 3d. plate 2 BB die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Aug. 16. 1875'', stamped ''AFTER STRIKING'' and initialled 'JPS' in pencil in corner, very fine. S.G. Spec. L206, cat. 650. Photo.
1137 | £1150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plates 1 to 10 selection, including ''SPECIMEN'' overprints with plate 1 CG-CH imperforate colour standard vertical pair overprinted type 10, plate 4 NB imperforate colour standard overprinted type 9, plates 3 QB, 6 BG and 8 GC overprinted type 9; unused or mint with plate 1 AA-BA mint corner pair (creases) showing marginal plate number and handstamp, plates 3 ML, 5 IL, 7 OH and 9 CH mainly good to fine mint; all plates represented used including plate 3 AA-EA row of five with ''FORMBY/22 FE/77'' c.d.s's, plate 5 IK-JL block of four with ''DUNDEE/DE 15/77'' c.d.s's, etc. (31).
1138 £320
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 1s. die proof without plate numbers or corner letters, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''July. 6. 1875'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L215/224, cat. 600. Photo.
1139 £1650
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plates 1 to 12 set of imprimaturs including the unissued plates 11 and 12, mainly fine to very fine, two being top marginal, a few imperfections. S.G. Spec. L215/224, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1140 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plate 4 QE variety watermark sideways-inverted, fine used with ''18 CHARLES'S ST/HAYMARKET*S.W./DE 11/77'' c.d.s. S.G. Spec. L218a, unpriced. Photo.
1141 £140
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plate 5 TF and 6 DF, both variety watermark sideways-inverted, small faults, otherwise good to fine. S.G. Spec. L219a & 220a, unpriced. Photo.
1142 £950
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plate 8 AI-EL pane of twenty (5 x 4) showing marginal current number ''566'', mainly very fine and fresh mint with part to full original gum (13 stamps unmounted), AJ with thin, excellent appearance and very scarce. S.G. Spec. L222. Photo.
1143 £780
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 5s. die proof with void corner squares, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''June 23. 1876.'', fine. S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1144 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 HG imprimatur, small to good margins, part original gum (hinge remainders). S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 650. Photo.
1145 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 CD imperforate colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, superb with virtually full original gum. S.G. Spec. L231t, cat. 350. Photo.
1146 £260
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 CA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8 and BE overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, good to fine and fresh with gum, CA with some short or blunted perfs., also DA with ''LEADENHALL ST.'' c.d.s. S.G. Spec. L231.
1147 £300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 EG-FJ block of eight (2 x 4) in a deep shade and GC-HE block of six (2 x 3) in a contrasting pale shade, each with ''MANCHESTER/YORKST.'' c.d.s's for Feb. 15th and Feb. 25th 1876 respectively, some creasing and other minor imperfections but good to fine for these. S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 1,360. Photo.
1148 £480
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 2 GH imprimatur, fine with part original gum. S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 650. Photo.
1149 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 2 AB very fine used with exceptional ''CARDIFFDOCKS/JU30/80'' c.d.s., a few small marks on reverse. S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 250. Photo.
1150 £1050
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 3 GH imprimatur, a fine and fresh example with part original gum, minor gum creases or wrinkles, not issued with this watermark, very scarce. S.G. Spec. L231, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1151 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 4d. die proof with void corner squares and without plate numbers, on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Oct 31, 1876'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L211, cat. 650. Photo.
1152 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 1 AF and unissued plate 2 AK, imprimaturs, fine and fresh with part original gum. S.G. Spec. L211, cat. 550. Photo.
1153 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 1 selection, comprising KJ-KL colour trial imperforate corner strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11 (KL with pinholes), MJ imperforate colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, SH overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, RF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, FE unused and CH used, mainly fine. S.G. L211, cat. 1,025.
1154 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 6d. die proof with void corner squares and without plate numbers, on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Nov 6, 1876'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L212, cat. 650. Photo.
1155 £720
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 6d. grey selection, comprising plate 1 AF imprimatur, KB-KD imperforate colour standard corner strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, JA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, RG overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, NB mint, TB used, plate 2 TG mint and AF used, mainly good to fine, a few imperfections. (10). S.G. Spec. L212-213. Photo.
1157 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 6d. deep grey plate 1 FE-HH imperforate colour trial block of twelve (3 x 4) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, four stamps (FG-HG and HH) each with creases and stain spots, otherwise mainly fine and fresh with gum. S.G. Spec. L212, cat. 1,320+. Photo.
1158 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 3s. die proof in black on glazed card (91 x 60mm), without markings, fine. S.G. Spec. L218, cat. 650. Photo.
1159 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 3s. die proof in black on glazed card (91 x 60mm), dated ''Oct ,25 1876.'', fine. S.G. Spec. L218, cat. 650. Photo.
1160 £200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s. slate-blue selection, comprising TC imprimatur fine and fresh with part original gum (some paper fibre adherence), LH overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, DD overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, and TJ-TL marginal strip of three with ''HULL/WELLINGTONST./DE 15/77'' c.d.s's, mainly fine. (4 items). S.G. Spec. L229. Photo.
1161 | £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s., a set of six imperforate colour trials overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, grey-green is OC-OD pair, mainly very fine and fresh with gum. (7). S.G. Spec. L229, cat. 770.
1162 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s. brown-lilac HA-JC imperforate colour trial upper right corner marginal block of nine (3 x 3) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8 (JA showing a double impression of the overprint), superb with gum (stamps unmounted). S.G. Spec. L229, cat. 990+. Photo.
1163 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s. slate-blue RI imperforate colour trial in the issued colour, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, superb with gum (stamp unmounted). S.G. Spec. L229, cat. 775. Photo.
1164 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s. slate-blue RK-TL lower right corner marginal block of six (3 x 2) with sheet margin trimmed at right and showing a small part of the marginal plate number circle, also showing large part marginal handstamp, very fine and fresh mint, lower stamps unmounted. S.G. T11, Spec. L229, cat. 560++. Photo.
1165 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 10s. die proof with void corner squares, on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Oct ,20 1876'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1166 £1100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. pale ultramarine imperforate colour trial ED-HE block of eight (4 x 2), the lower two rows of the pane with ''TELEGRAPHS TEN SHILLINGS'' inscription at foot, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, very fine and fresh with gum (stamps unmounted), most attractive. Ex R.E. Philipps. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 2,200+. Photo.
1167 £620
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green DG imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, fine and fresh with gum, minor gum wrinkles, also DD imperforate colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, marginal from the right of the sheet, exceptionally fine and fresh with gum, vey scarce. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1168 £270
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. imperforate colour trials AD in brown-lilac, GI in dull mauve and HC in slate-blue, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, on gummed watermarked paper, good to very fine and fresh, AD and HC marginal. S.G. Spec. L235, cat 825. Photo.
1169 £500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 FA imprimatur, top marginal showing ''LINGS.'' inscription, very fine and fresh with virtually full original gum. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 950. Photo.
1171 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 CC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. L235s, cat. 300. Photo.
1172 £85
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 GC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, very fine and fresh with large part original gum (hinge remainder). S.G. Spec. L235s, cat. 300. Photo.
1173 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 CA, a fresh unused example with disturbed/redistributed original gum, fine colour and appearance, very scarce. S.G. T16, Spec. L235, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1174 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 AC (typical narrow stamp from ''A'' column), very fine used with neat ''GLASGOW/AP 9/80'' circular datestamp. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 275. Photo.
1175 £65
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 FF fine used with upright ''BRIGHTON/WESTPIER/SP 20/78'' circular datestamp, a few perfs. just blunted. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 275. Photo.
1176 £1200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 1 die proof with void corner squares, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm) dated ''Nov 2, 1876'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine. Ex R.E. Philipps.S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 1,700. Photo.
1177 £550
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 grey-green AT imperforate colour trial, lower left corner marginal showing marginal plate number ''1'' and ''TELE'' inscription, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, sheet margins partly trimmed, fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650+. Photo.
1178 £260
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 slate-blue DT imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, fine and fresh with gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
1179 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 dull claret DL-DM imperforate colour trial pair overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, fine and fresh with gum, a few tiny black specks on gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1180 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 dull mauve AD imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, fresh with gum, small blue ink note on gum not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
1181 £980
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AL-BM imperforate colour trial block of four overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, BM shows unusual constant plate scratch in upper left border network (see also lot 1187), stray black ink marks on gum of BM, AM light bend and 5mm scissor cut in margin at foot between AM and BM well clear of stamps, otherwise fine and fresh with gum. Ex A.J. Lowe. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 2,600+. Photo. See also lot
1182 £260
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AO imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, fine and fresh with gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
1183 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 pale ultramarine BH imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8 treble (two albino), very fine and fresh with gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650+. Photo.
1184 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 pale ultramarine CS imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, without gum and small thin spot, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
1185 £580
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac DB imperforate colour standard, a marginal example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, very fine and fresh with gum, minor bends. S.G. Spec. L236t, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1186 £620
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AO, an exceptionally deep intense, unlisted shade, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, very fine and fresh with large part original gum, most unusual. S.G. Spec. L236s. Photo.
1187 £2000
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac BM showing unusual constant plate scratch in upper left border network (see also lot 1181), fine and fresh unused with part original/disturbed gum, minor wrinkles, excellent colour and appearance, a rare stamp. Ex A,J. Lowe. S.G. Spec. L236var., cat. 5,000+. Photo.
1188 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AS fine used with two impression of ''GLASGOW/AP 13/81'' circular datestamp, minor wrinkles and a few perfs. just blunted. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 700. Photo.
1189 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac BP fine used with inverted central strike of ''GLASGOW/NO 20/77'' circular datestamp. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 700. Photo.
1190 £2500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 5 die proof with void corner squares, on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Nov 9, 1876'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1191 £580
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 grey-green AC imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, some discolouration to gum at foot not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and fresh, most attractive. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1192 £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 dull mauve AB imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, very fine and fresh with gum. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1193 £720
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 pale ultramarine CE imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, superb with gum. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1194 £2200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 gold CJ imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, an exceptionally fine and fresh example with large part original gum, shows unusual small unprinted area in the shading to the right of the Queen's head, a rare trial. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 3,500. Photo. It was estimated that the cost of production of the 5 in gold would be between 4d. and 6d. per stamp, for this reason the colour was abandoned.
1195 £2000
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 ultramarine CL imperforate colour trial overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, fresh with large part original gum, natural gum wrinkles and two tone spots but a very rare stamp . S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 1,400. Photo. Langmead notes that only 12 or possibly 14 stamps received this overprint, of these AN-BN and CN-DN pairs are in the Royal Philatelic Collection and BM is in the Langmead collection in the British Library. We know of only one other (BL ex Silkin).
1196 £1250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange BE overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. T18s, Spec. L237s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1197 £800
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange BF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, very fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted), tiny natural paper flaw. S.G. T18s, Spec. L237s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1198 £12500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange AE, a quite superb mint example of this rare stamp, well centred and with excellent colour and perforations., full original gum (unmounted except for minute blemish at one corner). Of far greater rarity than the ''POSTAGE'' 5 and the finest we have seen. S.G. T18, Spec. L237, cat. 14,000. Photo.
1199 £780
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange AD fine used with two clear strikes of ''MANCHESTER/YORKST/DE 7/77'' circular datestamp and bold part strike of a boxed cancellation (a little oily). S.G. T18, Spec. L237, cat. 2,200. Photo.
1200 £1600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange CA, most attractive with bold ''LIVERPOOL/EXCHANGE/4 FE/81'' circular datestamp, light creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. T18, Spec. L237, cat. 2,200. Photo.
1201 £2600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 1/2d., the unique die proof of the ''HALF PENNY'' overprint, in black on glazed card, cut down and affixed to piece from De La Rue Striking Book, endorsed 'Telegraph March 6th 240 Leads' in black and subsequently (in red) 'Temporary 1/2d. Telegraph/May 5. 80/Overprint to fit 1d. forme cut away'. Photo. Note, the 1d. die proof also listed by Gibbons, with ''ONE PENNY'' crossed through and endorsed 'Halfpenny/this stamp/overprinted' is in the Langmead collection in the British Library.
1202 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 watermark shamrock 1/2d. orange plate 5 TG imprimatur, fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. L201, cat. 275. Photo.
1203 £420
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 watermark shamrock 1/2d. orange plate 5 TJ imprimatur matched with the unissued 1d. red-brown plate 5 TJ imprimatur, this being the plate which was altered for use as the 1/2d., fine and fresh with part original gum, light horizontal bends. S.G. Spec. L201 & L202/5, cat. 550. Photo.
1204 | £300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 watermark shamrock 1/2d. orange plate 5 selection comprising RL overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, AA-BC and SA-TC marginal blocks of six (2 x 3) showing marginal plate number ''5'' and current number ''484'' respectively, fine and fresh unmounted mint, a few blunted perfs., and MG-NH block of four fine used with ''DOVER/JU10/81'' c.d.s's. (4 items). S.G. Spec. L201.
1205 £720
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 watermark spray 1s. brown-orange selection, comprising plate 10 PF (marginal) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, EG unused with part original gum, DD (straight edge at foot) with ''DUMFRIES'' c.d.s., plate 12 TI top marginal imprimatur (stamp unmounted), KG and QD very fine used with c.d.s. (6). S.G. Spec. L225-226. Photo.
1206 £190
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1880 watermark Maltese Cross perf. 14 5s. rose plate 2 BB most attractive with light upright ''ST JOHNSTRD/E.C./AP 14/81'' c.d.s., just a faint trace of tone spots barely detracting, scarce. S.G. T14, Spec. L233, cat. 375. Photo.
1207 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 3 TL imprimatur, very fine and fresh with gum. Ex De La Rue archives. S.G. Spec. L208. Photo.
1208 £400
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 3 RE-SF block of four fresh mint with part to large part original gum, light bends or gum creases and SE small thin, otherwise fine, also MB-ND used block of six (2 x 3) with each pair sharing single ''WICK/AU23/81'' c.d.s., slight imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L208, cat. 890. Photo.
1209 £350
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 4 BG-BH imprimatur pair, fine and fresh with part to full original gum, BG just a trifle soiled at top and with hinge remainders, BH unmounted, very scarce, one of only three pairs in private hands recorded by Langmead. S.G. Spec. L209. Photo.
1210 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 4 BF with neat ''PORT PATRICK/DE15/81'' c.d.s., and plate 5 NK with light c.d.s., leaving profile clear, very fine, also plate 4 CA mint but small faults. S.G. Spec. L209/210. Photo.
1211 £180
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 5 AE imprimatur, fine and fresh with large part original gum, minor wrinkles. S.G. Spec. L210. Photo.
1212 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3d. carmine plate 5 FL fine and fresh mint with large part original gum. S.G. T4, Spec. L210, cat. 300. Photo.
1213 £200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 6d. grey plate 2 SL imprimatur fine with clear to large margins and large part original gum, PC lightly mounted mint (minor gum creasing), NB, OL and SF used with c.d.s. (NB cancelled in blue), mainly fine. (5). S.G. Spec. L214. Photo.
1214 | £200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 1s. orange-brown plates 11 and 12 selection, comprising plate 11 watermark sideways TG unused, AF-AG pair and SC used with c.d.s., plate 11 watermark sideways-inverted JH unused and RB used with c.d.s., plate 12 CB-EB strip of three (light crease) with ''DUNDEE'' c.d.s's, few imperfections, fine appearance.
1215 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 1s. orange-brown plates 11 AE and 12 AK imprimaturs, fine and fresh with part original gum. S.G. Spec. L227-228, cat. 550. Photo.
1216 £1300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3s slate-blue NG, a very fine used example of this rare stamp with neat ''GLASGOW/SP 28/(8)1'' c.d.s.. S.G. T12, Spec. L230, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1217 £820
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark anchor 5s. rose plate 3 FA on bluish paper with ''NEWCASTLEONTYNE/QUAYSIDE/AU20/81'' c.d.s., and GH on white paper with ''101 CANNON ST. B.O./E.C./SP 5/81'' c.d.s., minor imperfections, good to fine appearance. S.G. T15, Spec. L234, cat 1,500. Photo.
1218 | £120
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: Postal Stationery: A selection with 1s. Telegraph forms incl. Huggins TP3 (some staining),TP7aa, TP7ba (dated 12.12.76), TP7bb, TP38, unused, TP8b with ''DUMFRIES/NO 14/81'' c.d.s's, 1s. Telegraph card TCP1b (2, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' , the other unused), three cut-outs overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' etc., condition varies. (18 items).
1219 | £2300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: The balance of the collection, including 1872 (July 14th) envelope (stains and other imperfections) to Manchester bearing 1876 3d. plate 1 IC tied by Bolton duplex, the envelope endorsed 'Illegal Stamp', 'Over 4oz' and charged '5' due, 1878 Telegraph Message receipt bearing 1d. plate 1 NK-NL pair with ''LADBROKE GROVE/OC 3/78'' c.d.s's, 1892 (Sept. 12th) envelope sent locally in Oxford with 1876 3d. plate 3 LG tied by Oxford duplex; a range to 5s. and 10s. with telegraphic numerals, also 1s. plate 5 and 5s. plate 1 used on piece of 1s. telegraphs form with ''GLASGOW/SP 25/77'' c.d.s's; postage stamps used telegraphically incl. 1867-80 9d., 1s. (4) with c.d.s's, 1867-80 3d. plate 9 (2) and 1s. plate 6 (2) with boxed ''PP.12/PAID'' handstamps of Sutton Coldfield Penny Post, 1s. plate 6 with London District Post ''38'' numeral, and 3d. plate 7, 1s. plate 5 (2) and 2s. blue plate 1 with the segmented concentric rings cancellation formerly used by the British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company, a selection with telegraphic numerals, etc., also a range of Private Telegraph company stamps (24) and forms (2), Post Office Greetings telegrams (7). (160 items).
1221 | £100
Literature: A selection incl. British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century by Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn (2), The Plating of the Penny Black 1998 reprint, Rainbow Trials by Rowse, also a few auction catalogues, also four album covers, etc.
1222 | £65
Literature: British Line Engraved Stamps Twopence Blue Studies of Plates 1 to 15 by H. Osborne.
1223 | £200
Postal History and Covers: 1813-1902 a selection of mainly covers and a few pieces in an album, incl. Additional ''1/2'' with some in blue or red, machine cancellations, etc. (42 items).
1224 | £700
Postal History and Covers: 1841-98 selection of mainly covers (50) incl. 1842 (May 19th) entire letter from Truro to Bristol bearing 1841 1d. plate 23 EJ with full margins (small surface imperfections) and tied by a fine strike of the blue Maltese Cross of Truro with matching ''TRURO'' c.d.s. on front, range of other 1841 1ds. on covers, 1858 (July) E.L. from Manchester to New York bearing 1855-57 1s., 1868 (May) E.L. from Alexandria to London with 1867-80 6d. cancelled ''B01'' and with ''ALEXANDRIA'' c.d.s. alongside, 1869-72 covers (7) from Reading to Tuscany with a variety of attractive frankings, 1883-84 21/2d. CD and GL tied by fine ''LONDON/EC'' Hosters on separate 1887 covers to Naples, 1890 (April) envelope from London to South Africa bearing 1887-92 6d. and 1s., etc.
1225 | £160
Postal History and Covers: 1876-1964 selection of covers and cards in an album, incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 10 ED-FD used on 1876 envelope, postcards, etc. (79 items).
1226 | £3200
1840 1d. black plates 1 to 10 selection (40), comprising plates 1a (3), 1b (3, incl. TD matched in red), 2 (2), 3 (4), 4 (7), 5 (5), 6 (6), 7 (2), 8 (3), 9 (4) and 10 (1), condition varies, about 33 with full margins, the rest mainly with three margins, also 1841 1d. plates 5 (2), 8 (8), 9 (4), 10 (3), 11 (15).
1227 £1200
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 11 set, all with full margins or nearly so, plate 11 cancelled in black leaving profile clear but small repairs, others cancelled in red, mainly good to fine. Photo.
1228 | £750
1840 1d. black plate 1a HE, NF, QE, QF, SH, plate 1b AK, IF, RC, RE, plate 2 ME, plate 5 LE, SE, and plate 8 TA, varied condition. (13).
1229 | £620
1840 1d. black plates 2 BD, FE, LB, TA, 5 LL, 7 DC, 8 LJ and 9 RK on separate 1840-41 covers, BD cut small, otherwise with full margins or nearly so, plates 2 LB and 7 DC cancelled in black, others in red, some imperfections. (8).
1230 | £200
1840 1d. black plate 1a, three examples, IA, KK and MH, each with ample to large margins, IA with portion of HA at top, used with red Maltese Crosses, imperfections, IA with diagonal crease. S.G. Spec. AS1, 2.
1231 £150
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a AE (double ''E''), good to large even margins, very fine used with attractive bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1232 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a ED fine used with good to large even margins, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1234 £120
1840 1d. black (early impression) plate 1a FC with good to large margins, tied to piece by two red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
1235 £75
1840 1d. grey-black (quite worn) plate 1a FL with clear to good margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1236 £210
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a JA (constant variety), fine used with large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2e. Photo.
1237 £90
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a LF fine used with ample to good margins, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1238 £140
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a ML, large margins, fine used with indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1239 £880
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a OI-OL strip of four, OL touched at top otherwise clear to good margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, small imperfections on reverse not detracting from appearance, scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1240 £230
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a PK, good to large even margins, cancelled two red Maltese Crosses, matched with plate 1b PK in black (retouched check letters) with large to very large margins, red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS5e. Photo.
1241 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a QL, exceptionally fine used with good and almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1242 £140
1840 1d. grey-black (extremely worn) plate 1a RE, just cut-into at top left otherwise good to large margins (ragged at right), tied to 1840 (July 31st) entire letter from Barnsley to York by light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1243 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a SC fine used with good to large margins and an almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1245 £170
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a TA fine used with ample to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross, small black mark at foot on reverse, matched with a full margined 1d. red-brown from plate 1c with ample to large margins and two bold strikes of a black Maltese Cross, light diagonal crease otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2 & 9. Photo.
1247 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 1b, a selection of nine three or four margined examples, comprising AJ, EK, IF, PE, QB, RH and TJ cancelled in red, and AI and CF with black Maltese Crosses, condition varies. S.G. Spec. AS5.
1248 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b AE (double ''E''), very fine used with large even margins and part sheet margin at top, orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
1249 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b AF with large to very large margins, used with almost complete red Maltese Cross, small corner crease not detracting, of very fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1250 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b AF fine with ample to large margins and light orange-red shade Maltese Cross on 1840 (Oct. 16th) invoice from Gloucester to Little Dean with faint ''WEST GATE/GLOUCESTER'' in black nearby adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1251 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b BE exceptionally fine used with good to large margins and tied to small piece by neat red-brown shade Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1252 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b DG, ample to large margins and red Maltese Cross, matched with four margin 1d. red-brown with black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5 & 6. Photo.
1254 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b GB (recut side-line and corners), fine used with good to large even margins and light neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5h/i. Photo.
1255 £75
1840 1d. black plate 1b GE with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1256 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b GL (re-entry), fine with ample to large margins and neat orange-red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5b. Photo.
1257 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b HB (original plate 1a re-entry) with good to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5b. Photo.
1258 £480
1840 1d. black plate 1b HC (recut left side-line) variety watermark inverted, very fine used with ample to large margins and light neat central upright strike of a red Maltese Cross. S.G. 2Wi, Spec. AS5h, l, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1259 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b IC, good to large margins, very fine used with neat almost complete red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. AS5. Photo.
1260 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b JA (re-entry in NE square), greyish shade showing plate wear, exceptionally fine used with good even margins on three sides and very large at top showing part of IA, light neat almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1261 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 1b JE with good even margins, most attractive with almost complete bright red Maltese Cross, tiny imperfection in margin at foot not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS4. Photo.
1262 £60
1840 1d. black plate 1b KI, just clear at top left otherwise good even margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1264 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b LH very fine used with good to large even margins and neat red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1265 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b MF (double ''M''), fine used with good margins, used on small piece with red (with traces of black) Maltese Cross and trace of black at left. S.G. Spec. AS5d. Photo.
1266 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b PD (''NE'' of ''ONE'' joined and recut side-line) very fine used with large to very large even margins, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5g/h. Photo.
1267 £70
1840 1d. black plate 1b QJ, fine with just clear to good margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1268 £95
1840 1d. black plate 1b RD with watermark inverted, good to large margins, smudged red Maltese Cross, heavy vertical crease. S.G. Spec. AS5l. Photo.
1269 £260
1840 1d. black plate 1b RJ, a crisp impression, exceptionally fine used with large even margins and neat orange-red shade Maltese Cross, matched with fine 1d. red-brown with large to very large margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5, AS6. Photo.
1270 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b SG very fine used with good to very large margins and almost complete bright red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1271 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b TB, a greyish impression, fine used with large to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1272 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b TG, very fine used with large even margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1273 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b TK (double ''T''), very fine used with good to very large margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
1274 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 2, a selection of five full margined examples, comprising BK, JD (without ray flaws), MF, PC and SF, mainly large margins, each with red Maltese Crosses, slight thins or other imperfections, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS15.
1275 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 AI, a greyish shade, fine used with good to large margins, slightly overinked red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1276 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 CF exceptionally fine used with good margins and clear neat red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1277 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 CH with good to large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, very fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1278 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 DD, ample to large margins, fine used with orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1279 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 EK showing plate wear, exceptionally fine used with large margins with part of adjoining impression at right, light neat almost complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1280 £85
1840 1d. black plate 2 FG (without ray flaws, double ''G''), good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15c/f. Photo.
1281 £150
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 GJ (without ray flaws), good to large margins with large part GI at left, fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS16f. Photo.
1282 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 GL (without ray flaws) fine used with large to enormous margins, blurred red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
1283 £130
1840 1d. black plate 2 ID (without ray flaws), a greyish shade, fine used with good even margins, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
1284 £95
1840 1d. black plate 2 II (without ray flaws), fine used with ample to good margins and an almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
1285 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 LC very fine used with ample to good margins, crisp upright bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1286 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 OE very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1287 £130
1840 1d. intense black plate 2 QC used with good to large margins and neat virtually complete bright red Maltese Cross, slight thinning in left margin otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS14. Photo.
1288 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 QH very fine used with good to large margins, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1290 £290
1840 1d. black plate 2 SG (upper transfer shift) very fine used with good margins and neat red Maltese Cross, matched with fine 1d. red-brown with full margins and watery black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15b & 18b. Photo.
1291 £480
1840 1d. black plate 2 SI with good even margins, tied to 1840 (May 25th) entire letter from Manchester to Preston by red Maltese Cross, vertical filing fold clear of adhesive, also 1840 (May 23rd) entire letter from Loughton to Barnstaple bearing three margin 1840 1d. plate 2 TE tied by red Maltese Cross and by ''T P/Loughton'' in red, horizontal filing fold through adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS15tj, th, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1292 £170
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 TI very fine used with good to large margins and light red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS16. Photo.
1293 £110
1840 1d. black plate 2 TL (double ''T''), fine used with ample to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross leaving clear profile. S.G. Spec. AS15c. Photo.
1294 | £320
1840 1d. black plate 3, a selection of six full margined examples comprising BI, DB, IA, JK, MG and SH, the last with black Maltese Cross, the others red, slight creases or other imperfections, mainly of fine appearance, two with clear profiles. S.G. Spec. AS20.
1295 £190
1840 1d. black plate 3 AG with large to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, very fine used with neat upright strike of a red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1296 £190
1840 1d. black plate 3 ED, exceptionally fine used with good to large margins, and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1297 £140
1840 1d. black plate 3 IG very fine used with good even margins, very large at foot, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1298 £190
1840 1d. black plate 3 JD exceptionally fine used with good to very large margins (slightly ragged at foot), well tied to small piece with a red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1299 £90
1840 1d. black plate 3 MD, clear to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1300 £170
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 OA fine used with good to large margins, tied to piece by orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
1301 £140
1840 1d. black plate 3 PC, good to large margins, very fine used with crisp orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1302 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 QD, good to large margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
1304 | £650
1840 1d. black plate 4, a selection of eleven three or four margined examples, comprising BA, DD (double ''D''), FD, HD, IE (recut letter square), JF, KB, OE, PB, QJ and TL; IE is on piece with black Maltese and additionally tied by ''Charing Cross'' in black, others with red Maltese Crosses, some with thins or other imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS23.
1305 | £450
1840 1d. black plate 4, a selection of eight full margined examples, comprising AL, DL, GF (on small piece), KG, OB on bleut paper, OF, RG and TH, each with red Maltese Cross, most with light creases or small thins, mainly of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS23.
1306 £110
1840 1d. black plate 4 BK, fine used with good to large even margins, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1307 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 CH very fine used with large to very large margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1308 £200
1840 1d. black plate 4 DD (double ''D'') very fine used with large even margins and complete upright centrally struck red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23b. Photo.
1309 £380
1840 1d. black plate 4 ED-EE pair very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1310 £160
1840 1d. intense black plate 4 EG exceptionally fine used with good to large margins and clear neat bright red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS22. Photo.
1311 £75
1840 1d. black plate 4 GA, ample to large margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1312 £110
1840 1d. black plate 4 HE fine used with good to large margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1313 £80
1840 1d. black plate 4 HL, good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1314 £210
1840 1d. black plate 4 IE (recut letter square), very fine used with good to very large margins with trace of adjoining impression at foot, crisp orange-red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23c. Photo.
1315 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 IF, a greyish shade, fine used on small piece with good to large margins and upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1316 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 JK, a greyish shade, very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1318 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 LB very fine used with ample to large margins and light brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1319 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 LF fine used on small piece with good to large margins and light brownish red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1320 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 ME, good to large margins, fine used with attractive bright red Maltese Cross, collector's blue handstamp on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1321 £110
1840 1d. black plate 4 MK fine used with good to very large margins, neat orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1322 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 OC, a greyish shade, ample margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1323 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 OK very fine used with large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1324 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 QB very fine used with good to large even margins and neat orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1325 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 RK very fine used on small piece with good even margins and neat bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1326 £60
1840 1d. black plate 4 SH, fine used with just clear to large margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1327 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 TG very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1328 | £580
1840 1d. black plate 5, a selection of ten mainly full margined examples, comprising AF, BL, DA, EA, GH, GL, IB, ID, KE (double ''E'') and PA, red and black Maltese Crosses, condition varies, mostly with thins or other imperfections, some of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25.
1329 £170
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 BA (retouched ''B'') very fine used with good to large margins and light neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24c. Photo.
1330 £110
1840 1d. black plate 5 BC fine used with ample to good margins and crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1331 £70
1840 1d. greyish black plate 5 BK, ample to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1332 £160
1840 1d. black plate 5 CH very fine used with clear to good margins and superb bright red Maltese Cross on 1840 (Nov.) piece. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1333 £60
1840 1d. black plate 5 EI fine used with ample to large margins, red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1334 £95
1840 1d. black plate 5 FG with ample to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1335 £190
1840 1d. black plate 5 GE, exceptionally fine used with full margins and a superb virtually complete upright strike of a bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1336 £140
1840 1d. black plate 5 HC on bleut paper, very fine used with good even margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25f. Photo.
1337 £200
1840 1d. black plate 5 IA very fine used on piece with good to large margins and neat upright strike of a red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1338 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 KF, just clear at left to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at top, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1339 £110
1840 1d. grey-black plate 5 LA fine used with good margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1340 £65
1840 1d. black plate 5 MK, fine used with ample to good margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1341 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 NE fine used with good to large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1342 £190
1840 1d. black plate 5 NG very fine used with good to very large margins on clean 1840 (Nov. 16th) entire letter from London to Sheffield, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, ''LAMBS CONDUIT ST.'' in black alongside, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1343 £60
1840 1d. black plate 5 PG, close to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1344 £75
1840 1d. black plate 5 RL, just clear at top left, otherwise good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1345 £110
1840 1d. black plate 5 SC fine used with good to large margins and neat upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1346 £130
1840 1d. black plate 5 SG fine used with good margins and light neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1347 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 SI, fine used with ample to large margins and light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1348 £95
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 TC, fine used with ample to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24. Photo.
1349 | £550
1840 1d. black plate 6, a selection of ten full margined examples, comprising IA, JB, KC, LH, MC, OF, PH, QK (re-entry), RF and TI, red and black Maltese Crosses, mainly with thins or creases, mostly of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS41.
1350 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 6, a selection of nine three or four margined examples, with BD on piece, BG, FA, GD, JJ, PI, SA (re-entry), SG and SK, SA with black Maltese Cross, others red, some thins or creases S.G. Spec. AS41.
1351 £750
1840 1d. black plate 6 RA, a greyish shade showing plate wear, fine and fresh unused with clear to huge margins showing part of RB at right, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41, cat. 11,000. Photo.
1352 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 AA, close to good margins, fine used with virtually complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1353 £85
1840 1d. black plate 6 AB fine used with good to large margins and neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1354 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 AF very fine used with good to large margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1355 £95
1840 1d. black plate 6 BH fine used with good to large even margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1356 £210
1840 1d. black plate 6 CA-CC strip of three, just clear to enormous margins except CA and CC a little cut into on one side, neat red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1357 £170
1840 1d. black plate 6 CC very fine used with good to large even margins and neat red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1358 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 DD fine used with good even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1360 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 DI very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1362 £170
1840 1d. black plate 6 EK, good to large margins, very fine used on small piece with neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1363 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 FJ with good to large margins showing part of EJ at top, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross on piece with ''BRADFORD YORKS'' c.d.s. alongside, slight ageing around margins. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1364 £60
1840 1d. black plate 6 GI, fine used ample to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1365 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 HE very fine used with ample margins and light neat red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1366 £65
1840 1d. black plate 6 IJ, fine used with close to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1368 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 JI fine used with close to large margins and neat almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1370 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 LG, good even margins, used with smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1371 £95
1840 1d. black plate 6 LK fine used with ample to good margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1372 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 MF, fine used with ample to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1374 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 NG very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1376 £60
1840 1d. black plate 6 OA, a greyish shade showing plate wear, fine used with close to very large margin at top, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1378 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 OL, fine used with good to huge margins, tied to small piece by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1379 £150
1840 1d. black plate 6 PD very fine used with good to large margins and crisp orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1380 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 PG state 2 in a greyish shade showing plate wear, ample to good margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS42. Photo.
1381 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 PL, greyish shade, good to very large margins, ragged at top, fine used with neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1382 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 QJ (re-entry) very fine used with ample to large margins showing part of adjoining impression at foot and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41a. Photo.
1383 £250
1840 1d. black plate 6 SD-SE pair (SE state 2), SD just touched at lower left otherwise good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41, 42. Photo.
1384 £70
1840 1d. black plate 6 SG, fine used with full margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1385 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 TD, good to large even margins, fine used with neat orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo
1386 | £450
1840 1d. black plate 7, a selection of ten three or four margined examples, comprising AK, BA, DG, FG, JG, OI, RD, RH, TC and TJ; FG and TJ with black Maltese Crosses, the others cancelled in red, some with faults. S.G. Spec. AS44.
1388 £70
1840 1d. black plate 7 DG, close at foot otherwise good to very large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1389 £170
1840 1d. black plate 7 EL, very fine used with good to large margins with part sheet margin at right, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS44. Photo.
1390 £80
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 GD fine used with good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
1391 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 JA on experimental thin paper, very fine used with good to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44c. Photo.
1392 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 JF on experimental thin paper, very fine used with good margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44c. Photo.
1394 £820
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 MD (constant variety), good to large margins, fine used with very light Maltese Cross in blue. S.G. Spec. AS45d/vc, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1395 £170
1840 1d. black plate 7 OH very fine used with good to large even margins and light almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1396 £120
1840 1d. black plate 7 QA, a greyish shade showing plate wear, fine used with close to large margins and bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1397 £180
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 QK very fine used with good to very large margins, tied by neat red Maltese Cross to small piece, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
1398 £200
1840 1d. black plate 7 RG very fine used with large to very large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1399 £130
1840 1d. black plate 7 SC,very fine used with good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at left, bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1400 £120
1840 1d. black plate 7 SK very fine used with ample to large margins and attractive red Maltese Cross on clean 1840 (Oct.) cover from Stratford on Avon to Henley in Arden. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1401 £140
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 TL very fine used with good to very large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
1402 £170
1840 1d. black plate 8 BC very fine used with good to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1403 £160
1840 1d. black plate 8 CC fine used with good margins and red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1404 £250
1840 1d. black plate 8 EA, good to very large margins (a little ragged at foot) showing part of adjoining impression at top, very fine used on 1840 (Nov. 27th) entire letter from Athlone to Dublin, tied by neat orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1405 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 EJ very fine used with large margins and brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1406 £160
1840 1d. black plate 8 FG very fine used with good to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1408 £85
1840 1d. black plate 8 IL, just clear at left to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1409 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 PF very fine used with good margins and light red Maltese Cross on small piece. S.G. Spec. AS46, cat. 400. Photo.
1410 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 PL very fine used with good even margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1411 £200
1840 1d. black plate 8 TJ (re-entry), good to large margins, exceptionally fine used with complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46a. Photo.
1412 £320
1840 1d. black plate 9 AB state 2 provisional printing, fine used with good to large margins and neat black Maltese Cross, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. Spec. AS60, cat. 950. Photo.
1415 £780
1840 1d. black plate 9 EA-EC strip of three, large to enormous margins all round showing parts of FA-FC, fine with indistinct blurred red Maltese Crosses, multiples of this plate are scarce. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1416 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 HF on thin paper, with good to large even margins and clear light red Maltese Cross, faint natural vertical paper wrinkle not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS56f. Photo.
1418 £150
1840 1d. black plate 9 II fine used with ample to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1419 £140
1840 1d. black plate 9 LH very fine used with good margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56, cat. 450. Photo.
1420 £160
1840 1d. black plate 9 MI, very fine used on small piece with good margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1421 £200
1840 1d. black plate 9 PA on thin paper, very fine used with good to very large margins and neat red-brown shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56f, cat. 575. Photo.
1422 £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 TD, close to large margins, fine used with light upright black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1425 £280
1840 1d. black plate 10 PA (double ''A'') on thinner paper, of exceptional appearance with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross, trace of a slight (natural?) paper thinning at top, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS66f,h,i. Photo.
1426 £200
1840 1d. grey-black plate 10 RH (long tailed ''R''),, fine used with ample to good even margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS67c, cat. 750. Photo.
1427 £2000
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 CI exceptionally fine used with good to wide margins and light neat almost complete black Maltese Cross, most attractive and extremely scarce in this quality. R.P.S. certificate (2004). S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
1428 £820
1840 1d. black plate 11 CJ fine used with just clear to good margins and an upright strike of a black Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS73, cat. 5,000. Photo.
1431 | £600
1840 2d. blue plates 1 EJ, TG, 2 TG with red Maltese Crosses, and plates 1 NA, RJ, 2 JK, LD, RF and TK with blacks M.C.'s, four with full margins or nearly so, the remainder mostly with margins on three sides, some faults. (9).
1432 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 1, three pairs, FH-FI, NJ-OJ, PC-PD (on piece), all cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, all just touched, otherwise fine. (6). Photo.
1433 | £320
1840 2d. blue plate 1 selection (4) comprising AH, DJ (state 2 re-entry), KE and RB, first three just touched, other with full margins and with red Maltese Crosses, fair to good.
1434 | £420
1840 2d. blue plate 2 selection (7), comprising GB (double ''B''), KJ (double ''K''), LE, PA (double ''P''), QF, QL (re-entry) and TA (re-entry), all touched, fair to good.
1435 | £160
1840 2d. blue plate 2, three examples, BJ with 1844 type cancellation, IG and NE , all touched, fair to good.
1436 £1800
1840 Rainbow Colour Trials: Second trial plate, state 3 single [R2/3] in red-brown on white wove paper, very fine. S.G. Spec. DP20b, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1437 £210
1841 1d. red-brown (12) cancelled set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, good to very fine part or large part strikes on mainly good to fine full margined adhesives, several are close but clear on one side and number ''7'' is touched at lower left. S.G. 8m, cat. 2,270. Photo.
1438 | £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8, eight examples, CC, FC, FH, GB, HF, IF, JK and MF used with black Maltese Crosses, GB and JK just touched otherwise with four margins, mainly fine. S.G. Spec. AS47.
1440 £280
1841 1d. red-brown plate 20 IE with ample to good margins except just touched at foot, tied by black Maltese Cross and additionally by unframed Upper Baker St. Receiving House handstamp to large part cover originally sent 1841 (Dec. ?) from Hobart, Tasmania, to London redirected 1842 (Feb. 10th) from London to Stirling with indistinct crowned oval ''GENERAL POST OFFICE/HOBART TOWN'' handstamp in red on front with manuscript '8' rate marking, straight line ''SHIP-LETTER'' handstamp on reverse, full of character. Photo.
1441 £1900
1841 1d. red-brown plate 27, a most unusual assembly of fifty unused or mint singles, all different letterings, about 33 with full margins and the rest touched or cut into on one side, virtually all with some or much original (disturbed) gum and mainly good to very fine appearance, some imperfections. S.G. 8, Spec. BS16, cat. 25,000. Photo.
1444 £130
1841 1d. red-brown plate 35 GH-GI pair (scissor cut between almost dividing) fine with ample to large margins and tied by fine strikes of the number ''2'' in Maltese Cross to 1843 (July) entire letter to Chipping Norton, filing fold well clear. S.G. Spec. BS24ub. Photo.
1445 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 74 fine with ample to very large margins and tied by neat ''466'' numeral of Liverpool to 1846 (Dec. 4th) entire letter to Feckenham with oval framed ''FORWARDED BY/HARNDEN & Co./No. 6. COOK ST/LIVERPOOL'' f.a.c. at upper left corner (partly overwritten by recipients manuscript notes), the letter is a printed invoice (with attractive vignette of a steamship) from Messrs Harnden for packages shipped pr Steamer 'Cambria', attractive. Photo.
1446 £190
1841 1d. red-brown plate 76 IB rouletted 7 and plate 117 OA rouletted 11-111/2, apparent private productions sold on their merits. Ex Burgess. Photo.
1447 £1350
1841 2d. blue proof from small trial plate of 12 without corner letters, [R3/1-2] lower left corner marginal pair showing displaced watermark, very fine. S.G. Spec. DP43, cat. 3,400+. Photo.
1449 £700
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 97 SF fine used on 1854 (January 21st) entire letter from London to Reigate, a week before the officially perforated stamps were issued, matched with a fair imperf. (off cover). Ex Burgess. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,200. Photo.
1450 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 GA, slight thinning and creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. Ex Burgess. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. from 600. Photo.
1451 | £1450
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown, a study on exhibition pages, including plates 157 AI, 163 AF, 166 AH, 173 BB, all state 2 and each matched with imperforate state 1, plates 162 AD, 169 NG and 174 RH matched with imperfs, plate 165 OC (2) in red-brown and yellow-brown shades matched with two imperforates, plate 174 KF-LF vertical pair used in the Crimea with Crown between stars cancellations (R.P.S. certificate, 1996), plate 187 LD-ME block of four, plate 188 AF with double perforations (R.P.S. certificate (1980)), range of other examples incl. one with watermark inverted, etc., also SC14 1d. (5), some imperfections, mainly fine appearance. (49). Ex Burgess.
1452 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown, a study of broken perf. pin varieties, all identified according to the Simpson & Sargent listing, comprising variety 2, state 1 plate 162 CL; variety 3 state 1 plates 169 BA, 172 RB; variety 4 state 1 plate 179 JL (showing small part marginal inscription, state 2 plate 176 NL, state 4 plate 166 FL on 1854 (Aug. 23rd) cover from Warrington, state 4 inverted plate 180 LA, state 5 plate 174(?) LL on piece; variety 5 state 1 plate 189 BA; variety 6 state 1 plate 194 GA; variety 9 state 1 plate R6 DA; variety 10 state 1 plate R2 QL; neatly written up on exhibition pages, an interesting group. (12). Ex Simpson and Burgess. Photo.
1453 £580
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 197 MA variety perforated 7 at left (see Simpson and Sargent, chapter 21), a very fine example on 1855 (Feb. 20th) cover from Glasgow to Edinburgh, tied by blurred ''QUEEN/STREET'' Scots local cancellation type XVIII, very scarce. Ex Simpson and Burgess. S.G. Spec. C1m. Photo.
1454 £680
Later Line Engraved: 1854 SC16 2d. pale blue plate 4 QH fine and fresh unused (regummed). R.P.S. certificate (2010) states 'unused is genuine'. S.G. 20, Spec. F1(2), cat. 4,250. Photo.
1455 | £2100
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II 1d., a neatly written up collection on exhibition pages incl. a set of plates 1 to 21 (mixed watermarks and perfs.) ex Wiggins and used for illlustrations in 'The Plating of Alphabet II', other plated examples with SC16 1d. (20) incl. plate 6 AA and KL with broken perf. pin varieties, plate 2 OG-OJ strip of four on 1855 (June) envelope from Ayr to Paris; SC14 (6, one on cover) incl. plate 2 RL with broken perf. pin variety 11 state 1, plate 5 OC with watermark inverted; LC16 plates 6 GD, 11 KK; fine range of LC14 (62) with all plates represented (less plates 3 and 19) incl. plate 14 IA-ID strip of four on 1855 (Dec.) envelope from London to Paris, redirected to Naples, plate 18 SD, etc. Ex Burgess.
1456 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. plum plate 4 RF, an excellent example of this rich and most distinctive shade, neatly cancelled ''693'' of Scarborough, tiny imperfections, otherwise fine and rare. R.P.S. certificate (1994) states 'thin at top' but we believe this refers to a small area of weak printing or colour loss at the top of ''POS'' of ''POSTAGE''. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C6(3), cat. 850. Photo.
1457 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. red-brown plate 5 MH fine with a part strike of a black Maltese Cross, a very late use. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C6ta, cat. 650. Photo.
1458 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. red-brown plate 20, nine examples, AD, AE, AF singles and CB-CD and DB-DD strips of three in a most attractive shade on deeply blued paper, used on a front from London to Leipzig with London Inland section ''18'' numerals, the DB-DD strip additionally tied by ''AACHEN'' transit circular datestamp in red, a few imperfections but of exceptional appearance. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C6(1). Photo.
1459 £190
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III SC14 1d. red-brown plate 23 CC with light ''202'' Scots numeral, tiny imperfections, otherwise fine. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 850. Photo.
1460 £290
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper, 1d. red-brown plate 35 JF, a brick shade, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 2 vertically, virtually full original gum, usual gum wrinkles. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C8t, cat. 450. Photo.
1461 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1857 LC14 2d. blue plate 6 FJ mint, added perf. at lower right otherwise fine. Sold 'as is'. S.G. 35, Spec. F7, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1462 £120
Later Line Engraved: 1857 LC14 2d. blue plate 6 PI unused (regummed), reperforated at right and a little toned. Sold 'as is'. S.G. 35, Spec. F7, cat 2,750. Photo.
1463 | £3800
Later Line Engraved: 1856-57 die II, alphabet III LC14 1d., an exhibit collection entitled '1856-57 A Spash of Colour: Stabilizing Ink and Paper', an exceptional study with a very wide range of shades and paper colours covering the blued and transitional periods showing the effect of bluing on shades, transitional shades and the effect on shades of attempts to eliminate bluing from the printing. The collection comprises examples selected to show the progression of these aspects, including the brown-rose, orange-brown, claret and orange-red shades on blued to deeply blued papers, transitionals showing the progressive elimination of bluing, yellowish to cream toned and white papers incl. plate 47 RH red-brown on white paper on 1857 (Jan.) envelope from Honiton to Lyme Regis, plate 49 RF in pale rose on white paper, plate 52 GK pale rose on cream paper and BH pale rose on white paper, etc. (144 items). Ex Burgess.
1464 £700
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper 1d. plate 39 AF imprimatur in a deep chocolate-brown shade, a very fine top marginal example showing inscription (slight thinning on face of sheet margin). Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C8. Photo.
1465 | £580
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d., a study of broken perf. pin varieties, all identified according to the Simpson & Sargent listing, comprising variety 16 plate 27 AK (stated one of three recorded); variety 18 state 2 plates 42 PD (on cover), 56 LI (inverted), 59 JD, 60 AE; variety 19 plate 48 RA; variety 20 plate 47 GJ, 63 KI; variety 22 plate 48 ML; variety 24 plate 62 CH; variety 26 plate 68 TA; variety 28 plate 62 ML; variety 29 plate 52 AA; also alphabet IV variety 23 plate 50 JL; variety 26 plate 50 RB; mainly fine, neatly written up on exhibition pages. (15). Ex Simpson and Burgess.
1466 £800
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 27, a neatly written up collection on exhibition pages including AA-DD fresh mint block of sixteen (4 x 4) with AD-BD major re-entry, used with AA-TL reconstruction incl. shades, varieties, the 31 with Gothic ''K'' etc. (271). Ex Burgess. Photo.
1467 £240
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 27 ND on 1863 (June 30th) envelope from London to 'H.M.S. ''Sparrow''/Plymouth [deleted]/or Elswhere' endorsed 'West Coast' and rated '8' for Ship Letter and with blurred but legible ''SIERRA LEONE/AU 10/1863'' arrival backstamp, fine. Ex Burgess. Photo.
1469 £420
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. pale red plate 46 EB variety imperforate, a good unused example with excellent margins, small imperfections. Ex Burgess. S.G. 38a, Spec. C10(2)l, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1470 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 46 TA watermark error, fine used with ''355'' numeral of Henley on Thames. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C10d, cat. 550. Photo.
1471 £300
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 58 PD used with 1855-57 1s. green (straight edge at right) on 1857 (Aug. 8th) envelope from Warrington to Shanghai, tied by a superb strike of the ''WARRINGTON'' sideways duplex and with a further superb strike below, ''HONG KONG/19 SE/1857'' (part of year date cut away) transit backstamp, most attractive. Ex Burgess. Photo.
1472 £120
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 64 CJ fine and lightly cancelled. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C10, cat. 350. Photo.
1473 £90
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 64 RH, a deep shade, fine used with ''742'' numeral of Stamford. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. C10, cat. 350. Photo.
1474 £1250
Later Line Engraved: 1865 (Sept.) Royal Reprint: Die II, alphabet III, LC 1d. plate 66 IJ-IK pair in black with watermark inverted, fresh with large part original gum, ample to good margins, a few slight age stains mainly on gum barely detracting. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. DP35(a), cat. 6,000. Photo.
1475 £1750
Later Line Engraved: 1865 (Sept.) Royal Reprint: Die II, alphabet III, LC 1d. plate 66 PF-RF vertical strip of three in carmine-rose, fresh with large part original gum, ample to good margins, light gum crease and a few slight age stains barely detracting, good colour and an unusual multiple. Ex Burgess. S.G. Spec. DP35(b), cat. 7,500. Photo.
1476 £4800
Later Line Engraved: 1872 South Kensington Exhibition die II, alphabet III, 1d. plate 27 KA-LC imperforate plate proof block of six (3 x 2) in black on thick white card, KA-KC each showing gothic ''K'', very fine. Ex Shaida and Burgess. S.G. Spec. DP36, cat. 12,000+. Photo.
1479 | £500
1847-54 Embossed 1s. (7), 10d. (3, one with threads 20mm apart), 6d. (4) cut square, fair to good, some faults, also 1s. (3), 10d. (2) and 6d. (3) cut to shape (5 of which remargined).
1480 £320
1847-54 Embossed 1s. pale green and 10d. brown with good to very large margins, and 6d. dull lilac with watermark inverted and reversed with good margins on three sides, a little cut into at right, of good to fine appearance, some small faults. (3). Photo.
1481 £950
1847-54 Embossed 10d. brown die 3, two fine full margined examples used with 1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. (2, in contrasting shades), cancelled ''360'' numerals of Hexham on 1855 (Oct.) envelope to Bombay with light but legible strike of ''GUNNERTON'' undated circle in blue on reverse, part ''BOMBAY/NO 26'' arrival backstamp, the envelope opened out and with some edge and flap tears but attractive and scarce. Ex Burgess. R.P.S. certificate (1991). Photo.
1483 £650
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. plate 6 JC with variety double plate number at left, fine and fresh unused (regummed), rare. R.P.S. certificate (2010) states 'unused is genuine'. S.G. Spec. J106a, unpriced. Photo.
1484 £250
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green plate 5 EL Stock Exchange forgery fine used with ''JY 23/72'' c.d.s. S.G. 117, var, Spec. cat. 800. Photo.
1485 £1550
Surface Printed: 1867-78 1 die proof with no outer frame lines, uncleared corner squares and plate number circle, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''Apr. 26, 1878'', very fine. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 3,800. Photo.
1486 £1550
Surface Printed: 1872 die proof for the proposed but unissued 2s. design with coloured corner letters, with void corner squares and plate number circles, in black on glazed card (61 x 92mm) dated ''Dec 19, 1872'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine and scarce. See S.G. Spec. vol. 1, page 295, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1487 | £480
Surface Printed: 1879 Tender Essays: A selection (40), mostly Perkins, Bacon, various values and designs, perf. or imperf., mainly fine, also De La Rue Britannia head dummy stamp block of four in 'Orange Chrome' on recipe ''659'' from the De La Rue Register (with pair of ''DE LA RUE & CO.'' horizontal format labels in 'Steel Blue' ( recipe ''663'') on reverse.
1488 £400
Surface Printed: 1879 Tender Essays: Perkins Bacon die proof of head used for the essays submitted by Perkins, Bacon, with oval shaded background, uncleared surround, in lilac on wove paper (68 x 74mm), very fine. Photo.
1489 £400
Surface Printed: 1879 Tender Essays: Perkins Bacon die proof of head used for the essays submitted by Perkins, Bacon, with oval shaded background, uncleared rectangular surround, in carmine-pink on wove paper (68 x 74mm), faint age staining clear of head, otherwise fine. Photo.
1491 £1050
Surface Printed: 1883-84 2s.6d. die proof in black on glazed card (93 x 61mm), dated ''11 APR. 83'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine. S.G. Spec. K9/10, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1492 £1700
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose KH fine used with ''GLASGOW/AP 27/84'' c.d.s. R.P.S. Certificate (1985). S.G. 176, cat 3,750. Photo.
1493 £580
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac EA of excellent colour with light ''LANGHAM PLACE HOTEL/DE19/88'' circular datestamp and boxed ''C.H.B./G.P.O'' cancellation, slight creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 186, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1494 £160
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'lilac and green' 9d. dull green ER, fine mint with large part slightly toned original gum, excellent colour and appearance. S.G. 195, cat. 950. Photo.
1495 | £150
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882 1d. lilac, 450 used examples in a small stockbook, also Army Official 1896 1d. lilac used (39) and Government Parcels 1897 1d. lilac used (11), varied condition. (500).
1497 £1200
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. 'Lafayette' portrait essay in red, perforated 15 x 14 on paper watermarked ''Harrison'' script, superb with gum (unmounted), tiny natural paper flaw on reverse. Rare, it is believed only six exist in private hands. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 155, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1498 | £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A comprehensive unmounted mint collection in five red Windsor albums, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow and D.L.R. sets, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, 1959 phosphor-graphite set with 2d. error, commemoratives with better phosphors, virtually complete to 2007 with booklets panes, Greetings, miniature sheets, postage dues with 1954-55, etc. (Many 100s).
1500 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1966-2001 Christmas issues, a collection in five albums, incl. booklets, f.d.c's, special cancellations, etc. (few 100's).
1502 | £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 65p. to 1.40 comprehensive collection of second class counter booklets in three albums, vast majority with ink or displaced phosphor cylinder numbers where issued, many scarce editions incl. 65p. left margin miscut ''7'' dot both E and P perf., 70p. Horse-shoeing ''11'' no dot perf. type E2b (trimmed), ''11'' no dot miscut, Thatching ''11'' dot, Dry Stone Walling ''11'' no dot and dot (both trimmed), 1.20 Maybe right margin ''B10pB62'' at row 2, 1.25 Trains 2 corrected rates range of cylinders (5), Trains 4 left margin ''B36pB36pB36'', Museums 6 York right margin ''B8'' p-(D), 1.30 Trams 2 Glasgow and Trams 3 Blackpool (trimmed) left margin ''B7pB62'', various 1.20, 1.25 and 1.30 editions with phosphor cylinders at row 1 or 2, or displaced to plain books, etc., mainly fine with good perfs. (183).
1503 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 85p. to 1.90 comprehensive collection of first class counter booklets in two albums, vast majority with cylinder numbers where issued, many scarce incl. 90p. plain cover left margin miscut ''24'' dot, Canals 6 Leeds and Liverpool left margin miscut ''25'' no dot (trimmed), 1 Ironbridge left margin miscut ''5'' no dot, 1.40 Costumes 1 and Costumes 2 PCP1 left margin ''B6'', 1.60 Birthday Box corrected rates left and right margin ''B3'', 1.70 Love Letters right margin ''B9'', Fan Letters right margin ''B20'', Write Now reduced rates right margin ''B19'' and ''B20'', 1.80 Brighter Writer right margin ''B1'', Jolly Postman right margin miscut (plain book, trimmed), Linnean Society correct cover left margin ''B1'', etc., mainly fine with good perfs. (139).
1504 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of mixed value counter booklets and 1978-83 Christmas booklets in an album, vast majority with cylinder numbers (where issued), scarce editions incl. 1.46 Regionals left margin ''B39B5pB55'', 1.54 To Pay Labels left margin reversed phosphor bands ''B4B5'' (p-), 1982 Christmas 2.50 ''B23B21pB52'' and ''B23B21pB54'', etc., mainly fine with good perfs. (71).
1505 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1983 (Oct.) Railway Engines 4 Clan Line 1.25 right margin booklet with cylinder numbers ''B36pB36'', fine with good perfs. all round, scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB22, cat. 625. Photo.
1506 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1985 (Oct.) Write Now 1.70 left margin booklet with cylinder number ''B19'', fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB34, cat. 425. Photo.
1507 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1985 (July) Trams 4 London 1.30 right margin booklet with cylinder numbers ''B12pB49'', fine and scarce. Photo.
1508 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1985 (March) Letters Abroad 1.55 discount left margin booklet with cylinder number ''B14'', fine with good perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB36, cat. 300. Photo.
1509 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1986 (Jan.) Write Now 1.20 booklet right margin booklet variety miscut, with cylinder numbers ''B12pB62'', trimmed at top as usual, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB41A, cat. 950. Photo.
1510 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1986 (April) National Gallery 1.20 pair of left margin booklets with cylinder numbers ''B10'' (p-) and displaced phosphor (-108mm) ''B62'', ink cylinder book with good perfs., phoshor cylinder book slightly trimmed at foot, a rare pair. S.G. Spec. UFB40, cat. 650. Photo.
1511 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1988 (Jan.) Linnean Society 1.80 correct and incorrect cover booklets, each with both left and right margin and all with cylinder number ''B13'', correct cover right margin with very slight trimming at foot and incorrect cover right margin with slight trimming at left otherwise fine with good perfs., a scarce set. (4).
1512 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1988 (Jan.) Linnean Society correct cover 1.80 left margin booklet misut, with cylinder number ''B13'', trimmed at foot as usual, scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB45A, cat. 600. Photo.
1513 | £170
Channel Islands: Alderney: 1983-2008 a virtually complete mint collection in four albums, incl. later sheets, f.d.c;s, etc. (100's).