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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 66

Thursday 26th May 2011

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3102 | £12500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in an original very large hardbound plating book with 1840 1d. (150 incl. two pairs), incl. plate 11 JD just touched at right otherwise good margins, at least 70 with full margins, with re-entries, double letters, constant varieties, also four unplated on entires, 1840 2d. (5), four with full margins, quantity of 1841 1d., many with Maltese Cross cancellations incl. black plates, a few with numbers in Cross, multiples incl. strips of six and eight, 1841 2d. (133), with multiples incl. plate 3 DF-DK strip of six, plate 4 MA-NB block of four, quantity of 1d. Stars mainly on blued paper, 2d. Stars (75), 1858-69 2d. (122, mixed plates), etc., mixed condition, a remarkable assembly. (Few 1,000s).
3104 | £2600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to KG VI collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. blacks unplated (27), 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheet A9 unused, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1887-92 Jubilee to 9d. (2) mint, 1902-13 to 10s. used (2), 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. (2) and 10s. mint, etc., varied condition. (Few 100s).
3105 | £2100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A duplicated used surface printed collection on leaves, most plates represented incl. 1855-57 to 1s. (3), 1862-64 to 9d., 1s. (3), 1865-67 9d., 1s., 1867-80 to 9d. (2), 10d. (4), 2s. blue (5), 1867-83 wmk. Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 FA, FE, plate 2 HE, HF, 1 HC, 1873-80 1s. orange-brown KB, 4d. grey-brown CE, 1883-84 to 10s. BC, CG, 1884 1 CC, ID, RD (reperforated), 1888 wmk. Orbs error 1 MC, 1891 1 green HB, etc., mixed condition, most of the high values with creases or other faults. (approx. 280).
3106 | £3000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection in fifteen albums or stockbook, loose, contained in a carton, incl. 1840 1d. black, 1883 or 84 to 1s. dull green mint, 1887-92 1 green FB used, Seahorses, 1959 phosphor-graphite presentation pack, QE II commemoratives with better phosphors, a very good range of flaws, retouches, inverted watermarks and minor varieties, also some Egypt, etc. (1,000s).
3107 | £2900
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-1991 collection in two hingeless Lighthouse albums incl. 1840 1d. (3) and 2d. (2) used, 1864-79 1d. plates complete to 225 (less 77) used, 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, surface printed values to 2s. blue used, 1891 1 green CB mint, 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s. unmounted mint, 1939-48 high value set unmounted mint, 1955 Waterlow and 1958 1st De La Rue Castle sets unmounted mint, etc. (100s).
3108 | £2400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used QV to KG V collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (4), 2d. blue, 1864-79 1d. plate to 225, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. FI, 1882-83 watermark anchor 5 orange DL (poor), 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green (LC, 1902-13 to 1, 1913 Waterlow 1 green (faults), etc., mixed condition. (Few 100s).
3109 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: An unused or mint surface printed selection on leaves incl. 1865-67 3d., 1867-80 6d. plate 6 (reperforated), 9d., 1s. plate 4 pair, 2s. blue, 1873-80 8d., 1880-83 6d. on 6d. (4), 1880-81 2d. (3), 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. (3), etc., mixed condition, some with original gum. (55).
3110 | £1000
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-1970 duplicated collection in a Windsor album volume I (plus volumes II to IV empty), mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (3), 2d. (3), later line engraved incl. range of 2d. Stars, surface printed to 2s. blue, some with c.d.s. cancels, 1883-84 to 10s. (2), KE VII to 10s., Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 1 (small tear at right), 1918 Bradbury and 1934 re-engraved sets to 10s., 1934-36 2d. wmk. sideways, QE II with some early phosphor sets, 1959 phosphor-graphite set, a few mint, range of Officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s).
3111 | £850
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-79 collection of line engraved in an album, incl. 1840 1d. (4), 1841 1d. (195, incl. HJ with part strike of the rare London duplex with square corners to the datestamp but defective), 2d. (13), used, range of used 1d. and 2d. stars incl. LC14 1d. KJ on small piece with part numeral in green, plate number issues incl. 1858-76 2d. plate 9 LA, 1864-79 1d. plate 152 SI-TK block of 6, fresh mint, 1864-79 1d. plate 188 AA spectacularly misperforated used on small piece, etc., condition varies. (100s).
3113 | £2300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection on leaves, mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (15), 2d. (4), 1d. and 2d. Stars, 1d. plates to 225, 1870 1/2ds incl. plate 9, some unused or mint incl. 1d. plates, 2d. plate 15, 1/2d. plate 19 block of four, also embossed 1s. (3), 10d., 6d. (3) cut square used, etc., mixed condition. (Few 100s).
3114 | £1550
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-1936 duplicated collection in an album with QV mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (12), 2d., later line engraved, surface printed to 5s. plate 2, 1887-1900 Jubilee values to both 1s. mint, 41/2d. pane of twenty (margin damage), 9d. optd. SPECIMEN, KE VII to 9d. (2), 10d., 1s. (2) mint, duplicated used to 5s., Seahorses to 10s. used, 1924-26 set to 1s. in mint pairs, 1936-37 postage due set mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s).
3115 | £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-2002 collection in two albums incl. 1840 1d. used with four margins, 1847-54 Embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. (2) used, 1867-83 5s. (2) used, selection of other surface printed some with c.d.s. cancels, 1888 wmk. Orbs 1 AA used, 1891 1 AF used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 mint (thinned), QEII issues, etc. (100s)
3116 | £1450
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-1965 mainly used collection in mixed condition in a Windsor album incl. 1840 1d. (5, one with four margins), 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 (defective) , 1847-54 Embossed 1s., 10d (4, cut to shape) and 6d. (2), range of surface printed, K.G.VI isues mint, Officials, etc. (100s)
3117 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to KG VI old time collection in mixed condition in a Simplex album incl. 1840 1d. (2) used, 1847-54 Embossed to 1s. (5, cut to shape) used, 1841 1d.s with Nos in Crosses incl. numbers 7 and 10 with four margins, range of surface printed incl. a few unused, 1924-26 Block Cypher 9d.and 1s. in mint blocks of six, 10d. in a mint block of four and eight and a strip of six, with majority unmounted, 1929 P.U.C. 2/- booklet complete apart from two 11/2d. stamps from advertising pane, 1934 Photogravure to 10d. (12) mint, KG VI issues with blocks, also 1841 1d. partial used reconstruction in a small booklet, etc.
3118 | £4800
Collections and Mixed Lots: The balance of a collection in a carton, QV to QE II, incl. covers from pre-adhesives, quantities of 1841 and later line engraved 1ds. in packets and envelopes, cancellation interest, surface printed incl. covers and pieces, 1883-84 2s.6d. AE mint, postal stationery incl. 1924-25 Wembley, very mixed condition but well worth inspection. (1,000s).
3119 | £2100
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1847-1910 selection overprinted SPECIMEN, mixed condition, incl. 1847-54 embossed 6d., 1855-56 4d., 1s., 1860 unissued 11/2d. rosy mauve plate 1 II, 1862-64 3d. (2), 6d., 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1867-80 to 10d. (3), 2s. blue (3), 2s. brown, 1867-78 5s. plate 1 (2), 1883-84 5s. (perf. 12), 10s. (2, one cobalt), 1884 watermark crowns 1 BC, 1891 1 DB, 1902-10 10s. etc. (65).
3120 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used QV selection in a stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black (9, one used on 1840 Dec. cover), 1841 1d. and 2d., 1887-92 1s. green and carmine block of four, etc. (Few 100s).
3121 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II accumulation in four stockbooks, two albums and loose, incl. 1828 entire with straight line ISLE OF MAN struck across flap, line engraved with a range of 1d. stars, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. dull green mint, Seahorses, etc. (Many 100s).
3122 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used QV to K.G.VI selection in a small stockbook, incl. 1840 1d., 1855-57 4d., 6d., 1s., 1862-64 3d. rose DL, 9d. NG, 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac KB, 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green CA used, etc., varied condition, much is toned. (68).
3123 | £1500
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1840-1942 selection on leaves, mixed condition, with unused or mint incl. 1840 1d. FJ (defective), 1841 1d. (3), 1847-54 embossed 10d. (remargined), 1870 1/2d. (7), 11/2d., 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16, 1880-83 3d. on 3d., Officials with Govt. Parcels 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 13, 1887-90 1s., 1891-1900 11/2d., 2d., Army 1902-03 1/2d. control A corner strip with continuous rule (incl. R20/11 with long top to second F), etc., also used with 1841 2d. (27, 15 with M.C.s, mostly with full margins), etc. (200).
3124 | £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: An old-time QV to QE II accumulation in three stockbooks and a notebook incl. 1840 1d. (2) used, one on cover, later line engraved, much QV cancellation interest with many fine c.d.s., KE VII to 5s. used, etc., mixed condition. (Few 100s).
3125 | £650
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved accumulation in two stockbooks and on stockpages incl. 1841 1d. mint, range used with some plated incl. shades, number 2 in Maltese Cross, 1841 2d. (3) used, quantity of 1d. Stars with many plated incl. 1850 Archer plate 98 OJ (small repaired tear), 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 plate 27 AK-BL block of four, range of cancels, also covers (16) incl. 1831 stampless, 1840 1d. Mulready lettersheet A6 fine unused, 1841 1d. black plate 2 DB on 1842 entire letter (filing crease), 1841 1d. with number 9 in Maltese Cross on 1843 entire, etc., mixed condition, many fine. (100s).
3126 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to early QE II accumulation on stockcards in three binders, mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (3), 2d., later line engraved, range of surface printed to 2s. blue, KE VII to 5s. (2), Seahorses to Bradbury 10s. (2), re-engraved 10s., KG VI high value sets, a few unused or mint incl. 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 LL unused without gum, etc., very mixed condition. (approx. 450).
3127 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1858-1913 a mainly used selection in varied condition on stockcards, incl. 1858-76 2d. (7) incl. plate 12 (2), 1867-78 5s. plates 1 & 2, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 12 OE with watermark inverted (unused), 8d. orange (2), 1883-84 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s., 1902-13 1s. (pair and strip of 4), 2s.6d. (3, one mint), 5s., 10s. (2), etc. (62).
3128 | £350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed selection comprising 1855-57 4d. watermark medium garter on white paper, 4d. watermark large garter and 6d. watermark emblems, all with watermark inverted, 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. milky blue plate 1 FA, and 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose AE used with neat LADBROKE GROVE RD./MY 16/89 c.d.s., mixed condition, a few short perfs. and 5s. with trace of thinning. S.G. 64Wi, 66aWi, 70Wi, 120b, 176, cat. 7,005. (5).
3129 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II a mint and used collection in two albums, incl. 1840 1d. and 2d. used, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 10s. ultramarine AB used, 1939-48 set mint, etc. (100s).
3130 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A KG V to QE II collection in two albums incl. 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets in mint blocks (lower pairs are unmounted), 1929 P.U.C. 1 fine used, Wildings incl. 1959 Phosphor Graphite sets mint (5, two sets are unmounted), also general collections in two juvenile albums, etc. (100s)
3131 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II accumulation in four binders etc. in a box, incl. 1847-54 embossed 1s. cut square on 1854 (May) cover from London to U.S.A., the adhesive additionally tied by BOSTON transit c.d.s., 6d. with just clear to good margins almost all around, 1858-76 2d. (31), used, KE VII values to 10d. (3), 1s. (3) used, KG V, QE II definitives with better incl. 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 unmounted mint, Machins, etc. also a range of postage dues and some kiloware.
3132 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to early QE II accumulation in a stockbook incl. 1840 1d. used, later line engraved, 1847-54 embossed 10d. used (2), range of surface printed, KE VII to 2s.6d. mint, to 5s. (3) used, KG V mainly used, etc., mixed condition. (Few 100s).
3133 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in a binder with a few QV used, later mint with KE VII values to 7d., 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets, 1948 Wedding, 1951 2s.6d. to 1, QE II with pre-decimal commemoratives, decimals to 1991, etc. (Few 100s).
3134 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II accumulation in a stockbook and loose, contained in a carton, incl. 1855-57 1s. green in used pairs (2), QE II with much used duplication, etc. (1,000s).
3135 | £180
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1883-92 selection of 21/2ds., incl. 1883-84 21/2d. (2) unused or mint, 1887-92 21/2d. corner blocks of four (5) and Army Official 1896-1901 21/2d. corner blocks of four (2) mainly good to fine mint, I.R. Official 1885 21/2d. HF overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, LO mint and HF used. (63).
3136 | £180
Collections and Mixed Lots: A KG VI to QE II collection in an album, incl. 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival high value set unmounted mint, QE II definitives, etc. (Few 100s).
3137 | £160
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II accumulation in two albums with booklets incl. 1936 2s. edition number 357, 1951 1s. (6), KE VII p.p.cs, QE II booklet pane f.d.cs, etc.
3138 | £100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to KG VI selection in a stockbook incl. 1870 1/2d. used (21), cancellations, etc. (Few 100s).
3139 | £60
Collections and Mixed Lots: A small selection, incl. embossed fiscal stamps to 5 (2), Training School stamps and training purposes 5 note, etc. (21 items).
3140 £290
Miscellaneous: Machine Cancellations: Pearson Hill: 1857 (Oct. 21st) envelope used within London, bearing LC14 1d. NH, tied by a fine strike of the 2nd. type machine cancellation code A, small cover imperfections. Photo.
3142 £85
Miscellaneous: Machine Cancellations: Wilkinson: 1912 Penny in the slot LONDON. E.C./1D./POSTAGE PAID c.d.s. on envelope with red LONDON.E.C./FE 17/12 double ring c.d.s., very fine. Photo.
3143 £380
Miscellaneous: Scots Local Cancellations: Stockbridge type VI: 1858 (June 1st) mourning envelope to Egypt, bearing 1855-57 4d. pair and 1856-58 1d. rose-red FC, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
3144 | £80
Miscellaneous: Cancellations: Slogans: An accumulation of slogan cancellations on covers, incl. wide range with little duplication, etc. (400 items).
3145 | £120
Miscellaneous: Crystal Palace: An accumulation of Crystal Palace ephemera, 1868(c.) to 1950s, with covers, tickets, photos, p.p.cs, etc. (55+ items).
3147 | £120
Miscellaneous: Exhibitions: An accumulation of covers and cards (100) and ephemera relating to various exhibitions incl. 1938 Glasgow, 1951 Festival of Britain, etc.
3150 | £150
Miscellaneous: Exhibitions: 1911 Crystal Palace Exhibition: An accumulation of picture postcards (173), unused and used, many with Exhibition cancels, a few duplicates, etc.
3151 | £320
Miscellaneous: Imprimatur Sheets: An accumulation of photographs of 1d. imprimatur sheets (38) with 1845-47 plates 59 to 75, and 1855 plates 1 to 21.
3152 £140
Miscellaneous: Letter Weight: 1839 Post Office 1oz. letter weight, originally from a portable letter scale, with coat-of-arms and inscribed THE POST OFFICE LETTER WEIGHT and on obverse REGISTERED No.1 PURSUANT TO 2 VIC.CH.17/FOR H HOOPER, 12 AUG.1839/FOR ROWLAND HILLS PLAN OF PENNY POSTAGE, a most interesting item. Photo.
3153 | £140
Literature: The Plating of The Penny Black by Nissen, the original photographic plates and text hard bound, fine.
3155 | £60
Literature: A selection in a small carton including The British Postage Stamp of the 19th Century by Robson Lowe, British Line Engraved Stamps Twopence Blue Plates 1-15 by Osborne, The Plating of the Penny Black 1998 reprint (as new), etc. (6 items).
3161 | £900
Miscellaneous: Postcards: The Duggan collection of approximately 870 postcards of Harrow in four albums with numerous coloured and photographic streets scenes, extensive range of the school incl. 1908 Fire, views of the grounds and inside, pupils, school Bill and Ducker, snow scenes, etc.
3162 | £2200
Miscellaneous: Postcards: An extensive remarkable collection of over 1100 postcards of Southwold in Suffolk contained in seven binders with photographic cards incl. Walberswick Ferry, numerous street scenes and different views of the town over different periods, Sea and weather damages, fishing, the railway and railway station, various local events incl. Trinity fair, Kings visit 1938, etc., also a selection of publications regarding the town.
3166 £420
Miscellaneous: Railways: 1841 Printed letter headed RAILWAY COMMUNICATION FROM YORK TO/Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool, Sunderland, Shields, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne sent from Stockport to Darlington, franked by 1841 red-brown plate 9 JE with full margins, tied by black Maltese Cross. An early railway timetable. Photo.
3168 £65
Railway Stamps: Great Eastern Railway: 1905 (May 10th) Ewen envelope to London franked by KE VII 1d. and 2d. yellow-green railway letter stamp (de Lacy-Spencer no. 8), each tied by neat upright WHITTLESFORD/10 MAY. 1905/CANCELLED c.d.s. in violet, fine and attractive. Photo.
3169 | £50
Miscellaneous: Reference Material: A collection of colour reproductions in two albums, mostly cut out from auction catalogues, with issues from QV surface printed through to KE VIII, incl. imprimaturs, essays, die proofs, plate proofs, colour trials, specimens, abnormals, also C.O.G.H. triangulars and Rhodesia Double Heads, etc., a useful reference. (100s).
3170 | £550
Miscellaneous: Royalty: A collection of over 320 mainly black and white photographic Royalty postcards in mainly fine condition in two albums, majority are KG V and KG VI with portraits and family, Royal Occasions, a few Foreign Royalty, etc. Many of the cards are published by J. Beagles & Co Ltd.
3172 | £260
Miscellaneous: Sample and Dummy Stamps: A selection incl. Minerva head trials (5, 4 with defacing cross), Harrison & Sons head label blocks of six and four (marginal) in scarlet, single in bistre (with diagonal green line), arms label in maroon booklet pane of six, perforated blank labels watermarked crown with printed CANCELLED in green and red in vertical join strips of four and singles, a lower right corner block of four crown watermarked paper, etc., mainly fine. (21 items).
3173 | £5800
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: A selection on stockleaves, incl. The Electric Telegraph Company, The English and Irish Magnetic Company, United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Company Ltd., The South Eastern Railway 1860 1s.2d., 2s.3d. red-brown, 2s.9d. green mint, etc. Ex Hiscocks. (220).
3174 | £170
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: A selection on leaves, incl. London District Telegraph Company Ltd., United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Co. Ltd., etc., mixed condition. (56). Ex Lee.
3175 £1650
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1854 Under 50 Miles, 3d. and 1s.6d., imperforate plate proofs without controls, in black on issued papers, the 1s.6d. which according to Langmead has not been recorded, is defective and backed, otherwise mainly good. Ex Hiscocks. Photo.
3176 £1400
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1854 Above 100 Miles control number 9995 (1s. black, repaired tear), 1s. black on pink control number 14636 (faults), latter listed as unknown in the Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain 1851-1954 by Langmead and Huggins. Ex Hiscocks. Photo.
3177 £300
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: The Electric Telegraph Company: 1857-69 Directors stamps, Capt. Huish, black on blue, fine mint, scarce. Ex Hiscocks. Photo.
3181 £320
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: London District Telegraph Company Ltd. 1862 3d. black on pale yellow, 4d. black on blue and 6d. black on vermilion, unused, all have faults but scarce. Ex Lee. Hiscocks 1-3. Photo.
3182 £850
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: London District Telegraph Company Ltd. 1865 6d. black on vermilion surfaced paper, with manuscript 427 control, unused, few small faults, otherwise fine and very rare. Ex Lee. Hiscocks 5. Photo.
3183 | £200
Private Telegraph Companies Stamps: National Telephone Company Ltd., a selection, incl. 1s. brown bisected (6) used on three pieces, shades, etc., varied condition. (95). Ex Lee.
3184 | £1200
Military Telegraph Stamps: A selection on stockleaves, incl. 1884-85 to 1 used, 1886 Provisionals to 50P.T. on 10s. mint, 100P.T. on 1 used, 1887 Turkish surcharges 1d. on 1d. to 100p. on 1 set overprinted SPECIMEN, 1895-1900 set mint, etc., varied condition. (106). Ex Hiscocks.
3185 | £200
Military Telegraph Stamps: A small selection, incl. 1886 (Dec.) London overprints 50p. on 10s. and 100p. on 1 unoverprinted SPECIMEN, 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion mint block of four, etc. (20).
3186 £210
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1884-85 MILITARY/TELEGRAPHS 1d. to 1 set of eight handstamped SPECIMEN type 9, part original gum, mainly fine. Ex Lee. Photo.
3187 | £220
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1885 (Feb.) overprinted on Cape of Good Hope 6d. bright purple mint, pen cancelled (3), 1s. green unused (5, two with faults), pen cancelled (3) and one with c.d.s., mainly fair to fine. Ex Lee. Hiscocks 9 & 10.
3188 £190
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1886 (July) Provisionals 1p. on 6d. in a fine mint horizontal strip of four, scarce. Ex Lee. Hiscocks 17. Photo.
3189 £400
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1886 (Dec.) London overprints ONE DIME on 1d. to ONE HUNDRED PIASTRES on 1 set of ten, unused, small part original gum, otherwise mainly fine and scarce. Hiscocks 23-32. Photo.
3190 £320
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1886 (Dec.) London Overprints 1 DIME on 1d. to ONE HUNDRED PIASTRES on 1 set less the 1p. on 6d. and 2p. on 8d., all overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, part original gum, mainly good to fine. Ex Lee. Photo.
3191 £550
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1895-1900 1d. to 5 set, mint, mainly fine. (11). Ex Lee. Photo.
3192 £270
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1895-1900 1d. to 5 set (less 8d.), also 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion and 1900 1/2d. blue-green overprinted ARMY/TELEGRAPHS, the 5 with imperfections, otherwise mainly fine mint. Photo.
3193 £220
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1895-1900 issue selection, incl. 1/2d. green overprinted SPECIMEN, 5 used, etc., fair to fine. (12). Ex Lee. Photo.
3194 £500
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1900-01 Provisional Surcharges TWO/PENCE on 2s.6d. and ONE/SHILLING on 5s., good used, scarce. Ex Hiscocks. Hiscocks 47, 48. Both with R.P.S. Certificates (1965). Photo.
3195 £520
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1900-01 Provisional Surcharges TWO/PENCE on 2s.6d., single and pair (one bisected but not tied) and ONE/SHILLING on 5s., used on separate pieces, few traces on toning, otherwise fine. Ex Hiscocks. Hiscocks 47 & 48. Photo.
3196 £180
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1900-01 Provisional Surcharge TWO/PENCE on 2s.6d., used on small piece, vertical crease, otherwise fine and scarce. Ex Lee. Hiscocks 47. Photo.
3197 £2200
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1900-01 Provisional Surcharges ONE/ SHILLING diagonal bisect in pair with normal, used with 1d. (4) on large piece of military telegraph form 295 A addressed to the War Correspondent, H.C. Shelley, in Cape Town, tied by MR M- (Modder) 10 11 00 datestamps. Almost certainly unique. Ex Tommy Allen and Peter Langmead, illustrated on the front cover, colour plate 5 and page 107 of The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain 1851-1954. R.P.S. certificate (1972). Photo.
3198 £380
Military Telegraph Stamps: Army Telegraphs: 1900-01 Provisional Surcharges ONE/SHILLING on 5s., two singles, one bisected, used together on piece, tied by ARMY/EN 15 11.00 M/TELEGRAPHS datestamp, scarce. Ex Hiscocks. Hiscocks 48/a. Photo.
3200 £2500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-81 a selection in a stockbook, incl. 1s. brown-orange watermark Spray plate 12 FA, LJ used, 5s. rose plate 1 HB mint, 5s. rose plate 2 DD used, 5s. rose watermark Maltese Cross plate 2 ED used, 10s. grey-green GJ used, 1 brown-lilac AO used, 5 orange BG used, etc., very mixed condition. (381). Ex Hiscocks. Photo.
3201 | £2100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-81 a used collection on leaves, incl. 3d. carmine plate 2 KA-LB block of four, 6d. grey plate 2 LH, TE, 1s. deep green plate 4 PG-QH block of four, plate 6 NA-QH used block of six, 1s. brown-orange watermark Crown plate 11 OI, plate 12 RE, 5s. rose perf. 15 x 151/1 plate 2 HB, perf. 14 5s. plate 2 GA, 10s. grey-green AB, BF, 1 brown lilac AD, 5 orange DH, etc., mixed condition. (182). Ex Lee.
3202 | £2100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-80, a mainly used collection/accumulation on leaves with values to 3s. (12 incl. a block), 5s. plates 1 (14), 2 (2), 10s. (11 incl. CF-CH vertical strip with neat SALISBURY/AP 14/80 c.d.ss, some staining), 1 (7, mainly good examples, some staining) and 5 DE (fair), condition varies, mostly with c.d.s. (160). Ex Straus.
3203 | £1500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-81 collection on Hagner pages incl. 1876 1d. plate 2 IE-JF block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, 1876 3d. plates 1 (4), 2 (4), 3 (2) mostly c.d.s. used, 3d. plate 2 mint, 1881 watermark crown 3d. plates 3 & 5 unused or mint, plates 3 (5), 4, 5 (3) c.d.s. used, 1876 1s. plate 1 PI imprimatur, plates 1-3 unused, plate 8 AL-CL corner strip of three mint, plate 9 HK mint, plates 1 to 10 (3) used, 1880 1s. plate 10 (2) used, 1881 1s. plates 11 (6), 12, used, 1876 5s. plates 1 (3) and 2, used, 1877 4d. plate 1 DL overprinted SPECIMEN 9, used (2), also an imperf. colour trial overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, 1877 6d. plate 1 (2, one an imperf. colour trial) overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, plates 1 (3) and 2, used, 1881 6d. used, 1877 3s. overprinted SPECIMEN (2), mint (3) and used (3), 1877 10s. DH imperforate colour trial in pale ultramarine, overprinted SPECIMEN 8, 10s. and 1 used, condition varies but most of the used with c.d.s.
3204 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-77 selection of imperforate pairs overprinted SPECIMEN, comprising 1876 3d. carmine plate 1 DH-EH and 1s. green plate 1 DH-EC corner pairs overprinted type 10, 1s. green plate 4 NE-OE corner pair overprinted type 9, 1877 4d. sage-green MA-NA top marginal pair and 6d. grey plate 1 ND-OD corner pairs overprinted type 9, 1s. NE with slight crease, otherwise very fine and fresh with gum. (10). Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L205t, 211t, 212t, 215t & 218t, cat. 1,210.
3205 | £320
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-81 a mint or unused selection on leaves, incl. 3d. carmine watermark Crown plate 4 FD, 6d. grey plate 2 HE, OB, 1s. deep green plate 8 MI, plate 10 SD, 1s. brown-orange plate 11 BE, HG, etc., mixed condition. (32). Ex Lee.
3206 | £260
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-80 selection of SPECIMEN overprints, comprising 1/2d. plate 5 MC, PG, QG, SG, 1d. plate 1 PC, PF, QK, TA, 3d. plate 1 CL, HF, (one type 10), plate 2 SH, 4d. plate 1 LK, 6d. plate 1 DC, 1s. green plate 3 RA, plate 8 MJ, 1s. brown-orange plate 10 FK, PE, 3s. plate 1 AG (type 11), KG marginal and 10s. plate 1 FB type 8, most are type 9, good to fine. (20). Ex Lee.
3207 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 3d. carmine plate 1 MA-MD imperforate vertical row of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 10, very fine and fresh with gum (stamps unmounted), MD with diagonal bend. S.G. Spec. L205t, cat. 500. Photo.
3208 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plates 4 DF-EG and 5 GK-HL blocks of four with ROMSEY/DE 5/77 and DUNDEE/DE 15/77 c.d.ss respectively, mainly very fine, a few tiny imperfections. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L218 & 219. Photo.
3209 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark spray 1s. green plate 8 PA-TD pane of twenty (lacking sheet margins) used with neat light WALSALL/MY 14/79 c.d.ss, some creasing and other imperfection but of mainly very fine appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. L222, cat. 720+. Photo.
3210 £150
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 EH-FH imperforate colour standard marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, the overprint on FH struck twice with the N of one impression splitting the paper, otherwise superb with virtually full original gum. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L231t, cat. 700. Photo.
3211 £100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 AI overprinted SPECIMEN type 9 (tiny thin at top), FH overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, fine with gum. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. 231s, cat. 340. Photo.
3212 £200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 AF-BJ used block of ten, each cancelled GLASGOW/FE 21/76/159 duplex, some faults, nevertheless a scarce block which was used more than a year before the issue of the higher values and clearly demonstrates the need for them. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L 23, cat. 960+. Photo.
3213 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 2 DE mint from base of pane with part imprint, small thin at top, otherwise fine. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L232, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3214 £80
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 imperforate colour trials, 4d. plate 1 IC sage-green, 6d. plate 1 grey RB, 1877 3s. plate 1 in grey-green KH (marginal), pale ultramarine EA, dull mauve PG (marginal), brown-lilac CE, CF, all overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, mainly fine with gum. Ex Lee. Photo.
3215 £60
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 6d. deep grey plate 1 KA imperforate colour trial from pane corner overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, some gum creasing otherwise fine and fresh with gum, also 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green plate 1 AE overprinted SPECIMEN type 9 both vertically and horizontally, without gum and some imperfections but most unusual. S.G. Spec. L212 & 235s, var. Photo.
3216 | £400
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark spray 3s., a selection of imperforate colour trials on gummed watermarked paper overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, comprising grey-green (4 with a pair), slate-blue PA corner marginal, dull claret SE, dull mauve NF & TH, brown lilac FI-GL marginal block of 8, NB and OK, and pale ultramarine DA and OD, mainly fine. (20). Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L229, cat. 2,200.
3217 £160
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. imperforate colour trials (2) in grey-green GJ from base of sheet and HI dull mauve HI from right of sheet, both overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, fine with gum. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 550. Photo.
3218 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. BF imperforate colour trial in grey-green overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, fine and fresh with large part original gum, scarce. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 650. Photo.
3219 £450
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green EH-FH imperforate colour standard marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, exceptionally fine and fresh with virtually full original gum, vey scarce. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L235t, cat. 900+. Photo.
3220 £1100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 dull mauve AH-BI imperforate colour trial block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, very fine and fresh with large part to full original gum, the lower pair unmounted, three show additional albino impressions of the overprint. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 2,600+. Photo.
3221 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 dull mauve AL imperforate colour trial overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, very fine and fresh with virtually full original gum. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
3222 £210
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 dull mauve BJ imperforate colour trial overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, fine and fresh with gum. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 650. Photo.
3223 £1100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AM-AN imperforate colour standard vertical marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, very fine and fresh with large part original gum, AN unmounted, minor gum bends or wrinkles. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L236t, cat. 2,200+. Photo.
3224 £500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac DE imperforate colour standard, a marginal example overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L236t, cat. 1,100. Photo.
3225 £100
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AP, overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, part original gum, two small creases and some blunted perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 236s, cat. 700. Photo.
3226 £280
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac BH, a very deep shade, overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, fine and fresh with part original gum. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L236s. Photo.
3227 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AC used, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 700. Photo.
3228 £280
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac AM, an attractive used example with crisp central upright BIRMINGHAM-H.P.O./22 OC/79/T c.d.s., light creases or bends and a few short perfs., otherwise fine. Ex Straus. S.G. T17, Spec. L236, cat. 700. Photo.
3229 £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac BH fine used with OLDHAM/OC 11/81 circular datestamp in blue and large boxed cancellation. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 700. Photo.
3230 £580
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 grey-green DG imperforate colour trial from right of sheet, overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, fresh with gum, minor gum crease, otherwise fine. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 1,100. Photo.
3231 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange AD overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, good with gum. S.G. Spec. L237s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
3232 £850
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange BF overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, fine and very fresh with large part original gum (hinge remainders), a little stray overprinting ink on surface. Ex Straus. S.G. T18s, Spec. L237s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
3233 £800
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange BG, a used example with neat central THREADNEEDLE STREET/9/APR/1878 c.d.s. in purple and indistinct boxed cancellation in black, small imperfections, good appearance. Ex Straus. S.G. T18, cat. 2,200. Photo.
3234 £270
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark anchor 5s. rose plate 3 CG on quite deeply blued paper, overprinted SPECIMEN type 12, very fresh with large part original gum, slight corner crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and very scarce. Ex Straus. S.G. Spec. L234s, cat. from 750. Photo.
3235 £280
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark anchor 5s. rose plate 3 CC used with neat BRADFORD YORKS/25 AU/81 circular datestamp, small corner crease, otherwise fine, very scarce. Ex Lee. S.G. Spec. L234, cat. 750. Photo.
3236 | £1200
Postage Stamps used Telegraphically: A mainly QV collection on leaves, incl. 1867-80 1s. green plate 5 DJ Stock Exchange forgery on piece (repaired at top) with JU 24/72 c.d.s., 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 EC, GD with circular framed numerals, 1882-83 watermark anchor 10s. FD with 838 circular framed numeral (faults), 1883-84 watermark anchor 10s. ultramarine AC with SOUTHAMPTON/TELEGRAPH OFFICE c.d.s., 1883-84 1s. dull green twenty-two used with circular framed numerals, 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green pair on piece of telegram, block of four with 361 circular framed numerals (colour affected), 1902-10 5s. bright carmine with GENL MGRS OFFICE/TELEPHONES c.d.s., etc., mixed condition. (101). Ex Lee.
3238 £170
Postage Stamps used Telegraphically: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with TELEGRAPH OFFICE c.d.ss. Ex Lee. S.G. 266, cat. 750. Photo.
3239 | £50
Telegraph Forms: 1870 QV 1s. green telegraph form (unfolded) dated 22. 11. 69 (H & B TP1/2), overprinted SPECIMEN , fine.
3240 | £380
Telegraph Forms: A selection on leaves, incl. Post Office issues, Inland forms for use at Stock Exchange with 1895 6d. unused, forms for Transmission to Foreign or Colonial 1876-81 1s. green with Millington & Hutton imprint unused, 1881 1s. green unused, 1889 10d. pale blue unused, 1895 10d. brown unused, also a range of stationery cut-outs, etc. Ex Lee. (119 items).
3241 | £580
Telegrams: A collection in four albums, incl. The Electric and International Telegraph Co., British and Irish Magnetic Telegraph Co., Post Office Telegrams from 1860, good range of Q.E.II telegrams, also a range of pieces and stamps used telegraphically, etc. Ex Lee. (370 items).
3242 | £450
Greetings Telegrams: 1935-92 a collection in four albums, incl. unused and used, many with envelopes, Telemessages, Samples, etc. Ex Lee. (128 items).
3243 £2400
Revenue Stamps: A collection of QV surface printed issues overprinted SPECIMEN, incl. Bankruptcy 1889 1d. to 20 set, Board of Agriculture 1889 1s. to 5 set, Pedlars Certificate 1873 6d., Register House Scotland 1882 1d. to 5, etc., condition varies. (99). Photo.
3244 | £4200
Revenue Stamps: A mainly QV collection in three folders, embossed and surface printed issues incl. SPECIMEN overprints, etc., mixed condition. (Many 100s).
3245 | £1850
Revenue Stamps: An accumulation in a stockbook, incl. Companies Registration, Consular Service, Foreign Bill, Life Policy, Medicine Duty, etc. (100s).
3246 £290
Revenue Stamps: General Duty: 1875, 3s.9d. superbly executed hand-drawn essay in pencil on tracing paper mounted on card (106 x 137mm) with pencil annotations, dated 14 APR 75 and 26 APR 75 together with pencil endorsement Superseded. Unique. Photo.
3247 £290
Revenue Stamps: General Duty: 1875, 7s.6d. superbly executed hand-drawn essay in pencil on tracing paper mounted on card (106 x 137mm) with pencil annotations, dated 14 APR 75 and 26 APR 75 together with pencil endorsement Superseded. Unique. Photo.
3248 £290
Revenue Stamps: General Duty: 1875, 1.5s. superbly executed hand-drawn essay in pencil on tracing paper mounted on card (106 x 137mm) with pencil annotations, dated 14 APR 75 and 26 APR 75 together with pencil endorsement Superseded. Unique. Photo.
3249 £120
Revenue Stamps: General Duty: 1881 embossed 3 I proof with void date plugs, in black mounted in sunken frame inscribed 3 I. Recording Press/June 1881, 1882 3 K and 6 G proofs with void date plugs, mounted in separate sunken frames, each dated Oct 5 82, a few minor stains, otherwise fine. (3). Photo.
3250 | £480
Postal History and Covers: A family correspondence, mainly QV, incl. range of overseas destinations, surface printed, incoming mail, official mail, etc.(150 items).
3251 | £350
Postal History and Covers: A selection of pre-stamp and stampless covers, incl. mileage marks, Paids, u.d.cs, etc. (90 items).
3252 | £270
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly military and civil censorship, incl. F.P.Os and A.P.Os, censor cachets, airgraphs, etc. (460 items).
3253 | £150
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of London stampless covers (a few fronts), mostly 1800 to 1840 with a few earlier from 1780s, wide range of To Pay and Paid marks, later items to 1850s, etc. (approx. 195).
3254 | £190
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly pre-adhesive covers (180), mainly with Scots additional 1/2 handstamps.
3255 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A mainly pre-adhesive accumulation of covers etc. (120) neatly annotated in packets, incl. townstamps, mileage marks, etc.
3256 | £380
Postal History and Covers: Edinburgh: 1802-1865 collection of entires and envelopes written up in three albums incl. 1802 to Dunvegan with red circular HANOVER STREET/PENNY POST/UN/PAID, 1817 local entire with boxed DUKE STREET/P.P.O., 1818 to Selkirk with boxed BURROW/MUIRHEAD, P.P.O./396-E, 1825 to Paisley with boxed GRASS/MARKET in red and additional 1/2 in green, 1833 printed entire with straight-line CORSTORPHINE P P O, 1836 local entire with two-line PORT/HOPETON, 1840 to Melrose with two-line NICHOLSON/STREET, 1847 local printed entire bearing 1841 1d. backstamped SOUTH BRIDGE circular namestamp, 1855 to Peebles with 1d. Star cancelled ST. PATRICK/SQUARE Scots local, 1857 to Lerwick with 1d. Star cancelled CASTLE/STREET Scots Local, also 1911 envelope bearing KE VII 1d. tied by Edinburgh machine cancellation and George Street B.O. c.d.s., found torn and officially sealed, and three modern impressions of Corstorphine marks, etc., varied condition but mainly fine strikes. (86 items).
3257 | £400
Postal History and Covers: Havant: A collection to QE II in a binder with pre-stamp from 1807 incl. mileage marks, straight-line handstamps, Penny Paid handstamps, 1840 1d. on 1840 (Oct. 6th) entire letter, later QV incl. incoming mail, QV to KG V postal stationery, KE VII and KG V p.p.cs incl. incoming, some pieces, also a few photos, etc. (approx. 130).
3259 | £150
Postal History and Covers: 1679-1822 group of entire letters (7) with four to Sir Ludovick Gordon of Gordonstoune incl. 1679 from Paris, others incl. 1790 from Ireland to Scotland with straight line KILKENNY in red, etc.
3261 | £1600
Postal History and Covers: 1700(c.) to 1960s comprehensive collection written up for display on leaves in two cartons, with a quantity of pre-stamp incl. Bishop marks, Inspectors Crowns, Twopenny Post, Ship Letters, Paids, Too Late, Frees, mileage marks, Foreign Office, much Scotland, later covers with 1d. Mulready lettersheet used, 1840 1d. black, 1841 1d. with 8 in Maltese Cross, later line-engraved incl. sideways duplexes, spoons, Rugby shoe, surface printed, experimental squared circles, Rideout, Azemar, Hoster and later machine cancels, slogans, W.W.I Ships censors, maritime, quantity of QV to QE II postal stationery unused and used (incl. a few British Empire) with postcards, envelopes, registered, airletters, etc. (approx. 345).
3262 | £350
Postal History and Covers: 1701-1900 selection of mostly covers and cards, incl. Penny Posts, Paids, Mileage marks, etc. (60 items).
3264 £100
Postal History and Covers: 1788 (July 13th) enire letter from Ely to Edinburgh, on reverse a fine strike of the rare first 69 ELY mileage mark (rated Z in the County Catalogue), also JY/16 Bishop mark in red. Photo.
3266 £480
Postal History and Covers: 1838 (Jan. 11th) entire letter from Havana, Cuba, to Edinburgh, on reverse rated manuscript 3/51/2 and with rare MEXICO undated fleuron in green applied at Falmouth Packet Office. Photo.
3269 £180
Postal History and Covers: 1851 (Dec. 9th) foolscap size printed PARLIAMENTARY NOTICE linen backed envelope sent from Birmingham to London with 1841 1d. KG-KL strip of six and 2d. plate 4 PG-PH pair, full margins except three 1d.s touched or cut into on one side, also 1848 (Aug. 5th) wrapper from Biggar to Lanark, endorsed Registration Papers and bearing 1841 1d. CG-CH pair, CI-CL strip of four and 2d. plate 3 FF-FG pair, some imperfections but an interesting pair of 10d. rate covers. Photo.
3270 £480
Postal History and Covers: 1857 (June 21st) envelope addressed to H.M.S. Trident at Sierra Leone, which was on anti Slavery patrol, bearing 1856-58 1d. rose-red KA-KF strip of six, tied by 624 numerals of Poole, few imperfections. Photo.
3271 | £35
Postal History and Covers: 1857 (Sept 24th) entire letter (stamp removed) from Ceylon to Scotland, redirected several times and with a remarkable number of postal markings on both back and front, full of character and very fine for such a letter.
3272 | £200
Postal History and Covers: 1858-83 covers to Canada (5) and U.S.A. (10) with a good variety of rates and frankings incl. 1862-64 4d. plates 3 & 4 pairs on separate envelopes to Canada West, 1873-80 21/2d. plate 5 KJ on 1876 (Nov.) envelope from Sidmouth to Ontario, 1880-83 21/2d. plate 23 with STRATFORDONAVON/JU 9/83 c.d.s. on envelope to HMS Swiftsure, Vancouver Island, 1861 (Oct.) envelope from London to San Diego then redirected to Washington, bearing 1857 LC14 1d. (3) and 1855-57 1s. with red SAN FRANCISCO/NOV/25/1861/PAID c.d.s. and oval framed UNCLAIMED in black on front, backstamped at San Diego and Washington, 1855-57 6d. pairs (2) on separate covers to Cambridge and New Haven, 1862-64 1s. plate 2 GK on 1863 (May) envelope from London to Buffalo, 1865-67 1s. plate 4 BG and IA on separate covers to New York (former also with two 1864-79 1d.), etc., condition varies.
3273 | £270
Postal History and Covers: 1858-84 selection of covers (16) to Australia with a variety of frankings incl. 1855-57 6d. (4, one with large garter 4d.) and 1s. on separate covers, 1862-64 6d. (2, one with 4d.) on sperate covers, 1872-73 6d. grey plate 12 PI (stained) on 1873 (Sept.) envelope to Sydney with red ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED, 1873-80 6d. grey plate 17 JF and JG on 1881 (May) envelope from Birmingham to Adelaide with very fine BIRMINGHAM squared circles, KE on 1881 (March) envelope from London to Melbourne with boxed UNCLAIMED AT/MELBOURNE, 8d. orange KI on 1877 (Nov.) envelope from London to Melbourne, etc., condition varies.
3274 £90
Postal History and Covers: 1868 (Jan. 4th) elaborate embossed Valentines envelope to Dublin, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 87 FE, tied by Warrington duplex, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
3275 £320
Postal History and Covers: 1877 (Sept. 1st) entire from Belfast to San Salvador, bearing 1873-80 1s. green plate 12 GG, tied by Belfast duplex and with large boxed Prepaid, blue crayon 4r charge mark in blue, an interesting item. Ex Medina and Emerald. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2010). Photo.
3276 £200
Postal History and Covers: 1900 (Oct. 20th) Cunard Steamship Co. envelope addressed to J. Fowler Esq, American Consul, Chefoo, China, franked 1881 1d. lilac pair and 1900 1/2d. blue-green tied by straight-line PAQUEBOT cancels, DUBLIN&QUEENSTOWN/T.P.O/OC 20/00 circular datestamp below, indistinct Hong Kong and Chefoo backstamps, some envelope imperfections, also 1904 (June 1?th) White Star Line envelope to the same addressee, on reverse KE VII 21/2d. with PAQUEBOT cancel, and similar Dublin & Queenstown T.P.O., Hong Kong and Chefoo datestamps. Photo.
3278 £140
Postal History and Covers: 1911 (Oct. 16th) picture postcard of R.M.S. Carpathia addressed to Pontypool, bearing KE VII 1/2d. pair tied by BIRMINGHAM/SHIP/OC 16/11 c.d.ss, indistinct Paquebot datestamp alongside, minor edge imperfections. Photo.
3280 | £600
Postal History and Covers: Official Paid Mail: The Hounsell-Dammers collection of Official Paid Mail, 1905-50 specialised study of envelopes, latter sheets, labels and postcards with circular crown and OFFICIAL PAID, covering a wide range of Government Departments with a remarkable and probably unrepeatable assembly of items, unused and used. (Many 100s).
3281 | £400
Postal History and Covers: Official Paid Mail: The Hounsell-Dammers collection of Registered Official Paid Mail, 1883-1940s, a most unusual group of envelopes used by the Post Office and Government Departments, unused and used. (90 items).
3282 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Official Paid Mail: A QE II collection of envelopes, incl. range of sizes, printed (or labeled) postage marks running into P.P.1s, some Government department handstamps, etc. (128 items).
3283 | £320
Postal History and Covers: Registered mail: 1845-1936 selection of Notice of Objection to Voters entires or envelopes and Jury Summonses, a most interesting group incl. 1845 (Aug.) Notice from Manchester with unframed NOTICE/3D handstamp in red, 1850 (Aug.) notice from Rickmansworth with 1841 1d. OF and the Notice 2 fee paid in cash, 1852 (Aug.) Notice from St. Albans to Westminster with 1841 1d. TA-TC strip, 1859 (Aug.) Notice sent to the Overseers of Saint Johns Hampstead with handstruck large boxed NOTICE and 3 in red, and another sent to Tenterden with handstruck 3, 1859 and 1861 (2) Notices sent within Worcester with strips of 1d. stars, 1877 (March) JURY SUMMONS sent from Preston with 1864-79 1d. plate 181 strip, varied condition. (19 items).
3284 £900
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1848 (May) Post Office Notice Instructions, No. 19, 1848 with instructions regarding the payment of postage on registered letters being sent abroad, which from this date could be paid in Money or by Means of Postage Stamps....The Registration Fee, however, must be paid in Money, as at present., No exception is to be made to the rule which forbids a Registered Letter to be sent Unpaid. Contemporary manuscript endorsement at top - One sent to every Received Town and Country Surveyor - May 23rd 1848, some edge faults but a rare and an important notice. Photo.
3286 £350
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1862 (Sept. 2nd) entire, registered from London to Constantinople, bearing 1855-57 6d., 1s. and 1862-64 4d. EL, tied by London 24 barred ovals, curved crowned REGISTERED, oval London registered datestamp, boxed Recomandirt and transit mark all in red, attractive three colour franking. Photo.
3287 £1500
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1866 entire to Paris, bearing 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 9 HD and 1865 9d. straw TE, both cancelled by B 32 barred oval of Buenos Aires, handstruck 10 rate mark, and boxed GB/1F 60c accountancy mark, rare. Photo.
3290 £1500
Used Abroad: British Levant: 1875 cover to France, bearing French Ceres 80c. tied by 5080 lozenge with Alexandrie c.d.s. alongside and Great Britain 1858-69 2d. blue plate 14 BJ tied by G 06 barred oval, an attractive combination. Photo.
3292 £650
Used Abroad: Crimea: 1855 (Feb. 18th) envelope from Bridgewater by French Packet to a Naval Lieutenant serving on H.M.S. Albion in the Black Sea Fleet. Endorsed at top Should Albion have sailed for England please to direct to Malta or Gibraltar, By French Packet. Bearing 1854 SC16 1d. (3), tied by barred numerals. Interesting item. Holcombe Certificate (1987). Photo.
3298 £1150
Used Abroad: Panama: 1878 two envelopes from the same correspondence to Richmond, Maine, both bearing Peru 5c. blue pairs and Great Britain 1873-77 1s. green plate 13 GI, JJ, cancelled C 38 barred oval, other 1s. tied by cork cancel, both with New York due markings, few imperfections. Photo.
3300 £130
Used Abroad: Peru: 1867-74 5s. rose plate 1 GG used with centrally struck C 36 barred oval of Arica, some clipped perfs at top-left, otherwise fine. S.G. Z27, cat. 500. Photo.
3302 | £680
Airmails: 1908-11 a collection of pioneer Aviators in an album of mainly postcards, incl. Aviation Meetings with 1909 Blackpool Aviation Week, 1910 Wolverhampton Aviation Week, 1910 Southbourne Aviation Meeting, 1910 Blackpool Flying Carnival, 1910 Lanark Aviation Meeting, 1910 Bristol Aviation Meeting, many are real photos, a most interesting group. (88 items).
3303 | £350
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: London-Windsor a collection on leaves, incl. Advertising card for Car & General, used September 9th., Windsor-London with September 16th. card green envelope and card, etc. (14 items).
3304 | £250
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: A selection with dark green card cancelled Windsor Sept. 16th die 2, dark green card cancelled London Sept. 9th die 4, dark brown card cancelled London Sept. 9th die 3 and red-brown card cancelled London Sept. 11th die 5, some minor edge faults, mainly fine, also two unused p.p.cs and three photos.
3305 £100
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: London-Windsor Sept. 14th, brown card with printed acknowledgement from The Organizing Committee on reverse, fine. Photo.
3307 £320
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: James Buchanan & Co. London-Windsor Sept. 9th, brown card addressed to the Gold Coast with receiving mark on front, readdressed back to London with printed advert for Black and White Whisky on reverse, fine and rare. Photo.
3308 £80
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: Educational Book Co. Ltd. London-Windsor Sept. 9th, brown card with printed advert on reverse, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
3309 £210
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: The Financial News London-Windsor Sept. 9th, brown card with printed advert on reverse, some minor staining, otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
3310 £120
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: F. Hedges Butler Royal Aero Club, dark brown card cancelled London Sept. 9th die 3, fine and scarce. Photo.
3311 £140
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: His Masters Voice, dark green card cancelled London Sept. 9th die 3, minor edge imperfections otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
3312 £100
Airmails: 1911 First U.K. Aerial Post: Trade Advertisements: Wrights Coal Tar Soap London-Windsor Sept. 9th, brown card with printed advert on reverse, fine. Photo.
3313 | £350
Airmails: 1912-18 a collection of p.p.cs in an album, incl. famous Aviators, Daily Mail Waterplane tour, comic, etc. (41 items).
3314 £620
Airmails: 1912 (May 25th-May 27th) Bath to London, p.p.c. (depicting Hucks) carried by B.C. Hucks, with special label initialed by the aviator, extremely rare as only about nine cards are known. Photo.
3316 | £190
Airmails: 1920-71 a selection of flights to Scandinavia, incl., 1920 (Aug. 20th) printed envelope 1st. London-Copenhagen-Malmo flight, 1924 (May 24th) envelope to Finland, carried on the 1st. resumed London-Malmo flight, etc. (13 items).
3317 | £150
Airmails: 1920-72 a selection of mainly U.K. to Europe, incl. first or special flights with 1930 (April 14th) 1st. night flight London-Brussels, 1930 (June 6th) 1st. London-Greece flight at 4d. rate, 1944 (Oct. 23rd) London-Madrid, etc. (49 items).
3320 | £400
Airmails: 1921-57 a selection of flown covers and cards, incl. first flights with 1921 (Dec. 14th) Cairo-Bagdad, 1930 (Sept.. 24th) envelope on 1st. acceptance of British mail for KLM service to Dutch East Indies, 1934 (July) 1st. acceptance for Broken Hill and Madagascar air line, etc. (34 items).
3321 | £300
Airmails: 1923-69 a selection of flights to Germany, incl. 1923 (Aug. 13th) 1st. London-Bremen-Berlin flight, 1930 (May 15th) 1st. night flight London-Berlin, 1932 (Aug. 8th) postcard carried on the first London-Berlin flight at the reduced 21/2d. postcard rate, etc. (30 items).
3322 £80
Airmails: 1923 (Oct. 13th) Lympne-Hastingleigh Motor Glider cover carried and dropped, with flight label and franked 11/2d. , signed by the pilot. Approx. 125 carried. Photo.
3323 | £1800
Airmails: 1924-93 a comprehensive collection in eight albums, incl. Allied Airways, Blackpool & West Coast Air Services, B.E.A., Jersey Airways, North Eastern Airlines, Railway Air Services, Scottish Airways, Spartan Airways, vignettes, timetables, ephemera and some literature, etc. (100s).
3330 | £90
Airmails: 1928 (Sept. 24th-Oct. 4th) Liverpool Civic Week, seven flown covers incl. scarce Belfast acceptance, all with special cachets, also advertising folder and handbill.
3332 | £260
Airmails: 1931-63 a selection of flights to Australia, incl., 1931 Imperial Airways 1st/. England-Australia flight, 1931 (Dec. 21st) printed envelope used on the 1st. All Australia flight by Kingsford Smith and G. Allen, 1934 London to Singapore 1st. Extension flight to Australia, 1938 (June 26th) envelope carried on the 1st. Flying Boat service, etc. (37 items).
3334 £120
Airmails: 1933 (April 12th) Great Western Railway Air Services flown envelopes (2), both with 3d. parcel stamps, one tied by boxed CARDIFF datestamp, other with oval PARCELS DEPT./NEWPORT datestamp, both in violet. Photo.
3335 | £550
Airmails: 1933 (May-Sept) Great Western Railway Letter Service, fourteen flown covers all but one with 3d. vignettes, with July 17th. and July 27th. Newton Abbot acceptances, also block of 15 and single vignettes.
3336 | £380
Airmails: 1933 (Aug-Sept) International Airlines Ltd., eight flown covers all with the 3d. vignettes, one pilot signed, also complete sheet (4 x 5) of the vignette.
3337 | £140
Airmails: 1933 (Nov) Provincial Airways Ltd. West Country Air Service seven first flight covers, all with special 3d. vignettes, also five panes of four vignettes.
3338 £230
Airmails: 1933 (Nov) Provincial Airways Ltd. West Country Air Service, a selection of proofs and colour trials, various papers and colour combinations. (20).
3339 | £280
Airmails: 1934 selection of Rocket Mail covers (6) and labels, incl. 1934 (July 28th) Scarpa-Harris covers (4), etc. (19 items).
3340 £350
Airmails: 1934 (Feb-Aug) Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd., Portsmouth-Ryde and return, two covers with special blue vignettes and signed by the Pilot, rare as only 20 flown. Photo.
3341 | £2000
Airmails: 1934 (Feb-Aug) Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd., a collection in an album, incl. eight flown covers, seven are pilot signed, some unused vignettes, timetables, ephemera, etc. (30 items).
3343 | £580
Airmails: 1934 (Feb-Aug) Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd., imperforate proofs of the second vignette in blocks of four (14), booklets (2), also two booklets of the first type vignette.
3344 £520
Airmails: 1934 (Feb-Aug) Portsmouth, Southsea and Isle of Wight Aviation Ltd., artists mock-up of the vignette on card (188 x 203mm) with tissue overlay with background colour, also set of five colour trials of the finished vignette in blocks of four. Photo.
3345 | £1950
Airmails: 1934 (May-Nov) Railway Air Services, a collection in an album, incl. July 18th. Cardiff-Plymouth first aerial excursion cover, range of stages, RAS/3D PAID cachet (5), some pilot signed, timetables, ephemera, etc. (119 items).
3348 £250
Airmails: 1934 (July 10th) Imperial Airways envelope registered to Madagascar, bearing 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., used on the Madagascar French feeder service, fine Photo.
3350 | £100
Airmails: 1934 (Dec.) Highland Airways, a selection on leaves, incl. December 1st. first flight Inverness-Wick and Wick-Inverness official envelopes both with vignettes, etc. (11 items).
3351 | £350
Airmails: 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services, five covers to or from Lundy with a range of vignettes. (16 items).
3356 £90
Postal Stationery: 1845 (June 4th) embossed 2d. blue envelope used to Wallingford, used with indistinct London numeral cancel, slight edge imperfections. Photo.
3357 £160
Postal Stationery: 1870 1/2d. violet postcard with printed PETER ROBINSON advert on reverse, used on 1870 (Oct. 1st) within London, the first day of use, some staining, scarce. Photo.
3359 | £400
1840 Mulready selection on leaves with 1d. Stamp and Tax Office, Jedburgh, 1st April 1841, printed lettersheet A237, used to Galashiels with black Maltese Cross, 1d. envelope A176 unused but addressed, 2d. lettersheet a105 used 1842 (Feb. 6th) from Rockingham to Brighton with black Maltese Cross, 2d. envelope a201 unused, and 2d. envelope (stereo obscured) used 1846 (May 30th) from Warwick to Stratford on Avon, cancelled 848 numeral, mixed condition. (5).
3360 £3500
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo missing due to removal of seal) used 1840 (May 6th), the first official day of use, from London to Rye with superb brownish red Maltese Cross, fine Lombard Street L S/6 MY 6/1840 Maltese Cross type datestamp on reverse, folds and the flaps very slightly trimmed at edges although this may be contemporary with use, otherwise fine and an excellent example. A manuscript note on the inside notes receipt on May 7th and notes Posted in London on the 6th, the first day of their being issued. Ex Silkin. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. from 15,000. Photo.
3361 £100
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo removed by wax seal), endorsed O.H.M.S. and sent 1841 (August 7th) from the Canterbury Stamp Office to Dover, being a receipt for money, few imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME1. Photo.
3362 £95
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo missing but with letter written inside, continuing onto lower flap) used 1840 (May 25th) from London to Sherborne with neat red Maltese Cross and unframed Hampstead Rd Receiving House handstamp also in red on front, London backstamp unclear but with contemporary manuscript 25th May on front. S.G. Spec. ME1. Photo.
3363 £100
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured by seal) with HALLETTS POSTAGE ADVERTISER (S.G. Spec. MA14f), folded a little small and used 1840 (Sept. 25th) from Ramsgate to London with oily red Maltese Cross, some imperfections at edges, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME1n, cat. 700. Photo.
3365 £110
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A2 (forme 1) with English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance advert printed in blue (S.G. Spec. MA118b) used 1841 (Feb. 20th) from Petworth to Pulborough with neat black Maltese Cross, small stain on address panel and originally folded small and refolded for display, attractive. S.G. Spec. ME1c,n, cat. 700. Photo.
3366 £120
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A2 (forme 1) endorsed OHMS and used 1844 ((May 20th) from Gateshead to London with light 309 numeral of Gateshead, a little stained and some other imperfections. S.G. ME1, cat. 950. Photo.
3367 £140
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A6 (?, stereo partly obscured by seal) used 1840 (May 14th) within London to Holborn with clear light red Maltese Cross and T.P/Old Broad St. Receiving House handstamp in black on front, fine London Chief Office octagonal PD/MY 14/1840/6 EV datestamp in red on reverse, several folds and slight staining, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME1. Photo.
3368 £400
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A9 (forme 1) used 1840 (May 8th, the third official day of use) from Edinburgh to Pittarrow, by Lawrencekirk, with a light brownish red shade Maltese Cross and clear Edinburgh MAY/8/1840 circular datestamp in red on reverse, light crease, otherwise fine and a very scarce early use within Scotland, not recorded in May Dates by Mike Jackson. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 2,500. Photo.
3370 £210
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A51 (forme 4) with Jells advert (S.G. Spec. MA16c) used 1841 (March 18th) from Midhurst to London with neat black Maltese Cross, small spike hole on address panel, otherwise very fine fresh and uncreased, attractive. S.G. Spec. ME1j,n. Photo.
3373 £120
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A67 (forme 3) used 1845 (Nov. 19th) to South Cave, cancelled contrary to regulations with 129 numeral of Brigg placed well to the right of Britannia, backstamped (all Nov. 19th) at Brigg, Howden and Hull, some imperfections and rather tired but fair appearance. Photo.
3375 £170
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A146 (forme 2) used 1840 (Sept. 8th) from Tyrellspass, Co. Westmeath, to John Hussey Walsh Esq., Mull Hussey, Athlone with almost solid overinked red Maltese Cross and showing additional stray cancellation ink on front, clear TYRELLSPASS/SE 8/1840 double arc circular datestamp in red on reverse, unusual. Photo.
3377 £140
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a95, an exceptionally fine and fresh unused example. S.G. ME3, cat. 375. Photo.
3379 £1400
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Ackerman & Co.: Comic envelope number 3, The Civic, exceptionally fine unused and very scarce. Photo.
3380 £1400
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Foress: A selection of unused envelopes comprising nos. 1 (COURTING)., 2 (MUSICAL), 3 (DANCING), 6 (COACHING), and 8 (CIVIC), mainly fine to very fine, also Deraedemaeker reproductions of the Comic envelope no. 1, and envelopes nos. 4, 8 and 10, good to fine. (9). Photo.
3381 £550
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Foress Comic Envelope No. 1 by John Leech, an unused hand coloured example, very fine and most attractive. Photo.
3382 £400
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Foress Comic Envelope No. 1 by John Leech, an unused hand coloured example, some small faults otherwise fine and most attractive. Photo.
3383 £350
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Foress Comic Envelope No. 1 by John Leech, an unused example folded to letter sheet format, fine. Photo.
3384 £400
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: R.W. Hume Britannia seated on egg envelope, un-numbered, inscription Comic Envelopes sold by R.W. Hume, Leith illustrations on side flaps as state 5 in British Pictorial Envelopes120 of the 19th Century but with additional illustration of an abbey at left and cows in a field at right, unused, rather roughly torn at right and repaired with archival document repair tape, but of good appearance and rare. Photo.
3385 £140
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Leechs PUNCHS ANTI-GRAHAM ENVELOPE, two Deraedemaeker reproductions printed in blue on pale azure and cream papers, both envelope format, fine to very fine.
3386 £550
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: W. H. Mason: Two examples of this extremely well executed caricature, both fronts, one unused, the other addressed to Lewes and with red Maltese Cross, endorsed prepaid (crossed through) and with manuscript 2 postage due marking, some imperfections but very scarce. Ex Grunin. Photo.
3387 £200
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: John Menzies: Caricature envelope state 1B with Menzies imprint in small print, a fine unused example, minor imperfections. Ex Grunin. Photo.
3388 | £700
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: J.W. Southgate Caricatures: A set of envelopes numbers 1 to 6, unused, mainly fair to fine, some imperfections.
3389 £200
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: J.W. Southgate Caricatures: An unused example of envelope no. 2, together with unused Deraedemaeker reproductions of envelopes nos. 1, 3, 4 (numbered 2 on reverse), 5 and 6 (2, one on yellow paper), mainly good to fine, a few imperfections. (7).
3390 £500
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: J.W. Southgate: 1840 caricature envelope no. 5 Pickwick, an attractive used example, addressed to Suffolk with manuscript 1 in red indicating cash prepayment and with clear light strike of CAMBRIDGE/NO24/1840 circular datestamp on front, one side-flap missing and other minor imperfections, otherwise fine and scarce. Ex Grunin. Photo.
3391 £450
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: William Spooner Caricatures: Envelopes no. 1 unused and subtly hand coloured, originally folded to hide the imprint at foot and refolded for display, fine. Photo.
3392 £1900
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: William Spooner Caricatures: Envelopes nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 and 12, unused, a few imperfections but mainly good to very fine. (9). Photo.
3393 £110
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: William Spooner Caricatures: Imitations (thought to be contemporary or possibly circa 1890) of envelopes no. 5 (with imitation Southgate No. 1 flap), also Deraedemaeker reproduction of John Menzies caricature envelope state 1B (ex Grunin), good to fine unused.
3394 £800
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: William Spooner Caricatures: Envelope no. 13 very fine unused and very scarce. Photo.
3395 £500
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: William Spooner Caricatures: Envelope no. 14 very fine unused and very scarce. Photo.
3397 £750
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Unidentified Publisher: The subtle caricature envelope with HCK imprint at lower right, true to the original design with the exception of the spectacles on the elephants and camels and without value inscription, a little toned and light creasing, otherwise fine and very rare, we have only seen four examples. Ex Grunin. Photo.
3398 £350
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Thomas White: An unused example of the broadsheet formatTHE NEW POST-OFFICE ENVELOPE, folds and some other imperfections but good appearance and very scarce. Photo.
3399 £500
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Thomas White: Letter sheet format THE NEW POST-OFFICE ENVELOPE, an unused example, stated to be a proof and showing evidence of the die surround, small imperfections, otherwise fine and attractive. Ex Grunin. Photo.
3400 | £850
Propaganda Envelopes: A selection of unused envelopes with Valentines Peace envelope state 2, Universal Brotherhood envelope state 1 (correct spelling), the unissued Peace envelope (also a proof of the vignette in blue), Ocean Penny Postage second design states 3 and 5a, Industry envelope state 1, Myers Ocean Penny Post state 1; Deraedemaker reproductions (14) comprising Gilpins Ocean Penny Postage (without GILPIN imprint), Myers Ocean Penny Postage state 1 (2, one on blue paper, the other on grey paper with INTERNATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION/PHILATELIA/OCEAN PENNY POST/MANCHESTER 1899 label affixed to front), Valentines Peace envelope state 2 (also another in letter sheet format on buff paper), Universal Brotherhood state 1 (both spellings), Temperance state 3, and Maine Law envelopes, Anti-Slavery Evans no. 7 (2) and 8 (also another in letter sheet format on buff paper), and the Industry envelope, mainly fine. (22 items).
3401 £220
Propaganda Envelopes: Civilisation of America: Onwhyns design published by J. Valentine, a fine unused example of this rare envelope on grey paper, also Deraedemaeker reproductions on grey and blue paper. (3). Photo.
3402 £450
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1874 (Apr. 24th) superb pen and ink illustrated envelope depicting the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland which was published nine years earlier, with the artists initials PB incorporated into the design at foot, used from London to Hitchin and franked 1864-79 1d., small envelope faults. Photo.
3403 £320
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1886 (Jan. 27th) fine watercolour vignette of Rochester Castle to left of envelope sent from London to Wootton Bassett, franked 1881 1d. lilac tied by Hoster machine cancel, fancy embossed monogram on flap, a little light staining. Photo.
3405 £170
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1893 (Dec. 6th) fine pen and ink illustrated envelope depicting a Turkish Gentleman, franked 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion pair partly overlapping on reverse to allow more room for the drawing, used from Southport to Whitby. Photo.
3407 £920
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1895 (June 18th) superb watercolour envelope by George Henry Edwards, depicting a flamboyant Red Cavalier, sent from London to his brother in Bristol for his birthday on June 19th with 1d. lilac, some imperfections on reverse. Photo. George Henry Edwards (1859-1918) was a watercolourist who exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Institute
3412 | £2000
1840 1d. black, a selection of 29 mainly full margined examples, all but four with red Maltese Crosses, condition varies in places but the majority are fine, also a poor 2d. (30).
3413 | £1200
1840 1d. black, a used selection (21) of three or four margin examples, 18 cancelled in red, some plated incl. plate 11 JB (three margins and creased) matched with 1d. red, a few thinned or with other faults, some of fine appearance.
3414 | £380
1840 1d. black, a selection of five examples with mainly good part or large part strikes of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black, comprising plates 4 CD, 5 QA, 8 IG, 9 HI (on piece) and 10 ML (on piece) with good margins on three sides, some imperfections. S.G. Spec. A1ub, cat. 6,000.
3415 | £1350
1840 1d. black used selection comprising plates 1a SI, 1b DB, 2 AC, BJ, CJ, DI, GL, HC on piece, LK, 3 QI, 4 CB, DE, EK, NG, 5 CL, JH on large piece, MD, TE, 6 DH, HB, SD, SI, 7 TL, 8 FH, LI, NA, 10 PE and two unplated, most with full margins, poor to fine. 28).
3416 | £1000
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 10 fine used set with 1a TL, 1b ED, 2 HG, 3RL, 4 BL, 5 OL, 6 NK, 7 DI, 8 FJ, 9 RF and 10 FB, each with four margins, close in places but mostly large, plate 1b, 9 and 10 cancelled black Maltese Crosses, the others red.
3418 £230
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a AC, good to large margins, fine used with complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3419 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a BD, good to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3420 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a BH, close to good margins, fine used with almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3421 £320
1840 1d. black plate 1a BK matched with plate 1b BK in black, each used with red Maltese Cross, and plate 1b BK in red-brown with black Maltese Cross, 1d. red-brown with small surface fault at top otherwise a fine trio, each with good to large margins. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS5, AS6. Photo.
3422 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a CI with good to large even margins, used with two red Maltese Crosses, a couple of small wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3423 £520
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 1a EA, ample to large margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross on 1840 (May 21st) entire letter from Birmingham to Lancaster, vertical filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS2th. Photo.
3424 £110
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a EF, close at left otherwise very large margins, used with smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
3425 £80
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a EG, fine used with good to large margins, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
3426 £270
1840 1d. black (slight wear) plate 1a EH with watermark inverted, ample to good margins (just touched at top left), used with crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2g, cat. 3,000. Photo.
3427 £90
1840 1d. black (slightly worn) plate 1a FH, good to large margins, used with smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3428 £300
1840 1d. grey-black (early impression showing slight wear) plate 1a HK-IK scarce vertical pair, ample to large margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, HK with slight imperfection in top left corner otherwise fine. Holcombe certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3429 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a IF, good to very large margins, fine used with complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3430 | £170
1840 1d. black plate 1a JA with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (June 3rd) entire letter from Exeter to London by red Maltese Cross, OD (very worn) with close to good margins used with black Maltese Cross (thinned), also ID (very worn) with good even margins possibly unused, thinned and toned. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS3, f.
3431 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a JL fine used with good to large margins, bright red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3432 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a LE, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3433 £230
1840 1d. black plate 1a MF (double M), early impression with good to large margins, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS1d. Photo.
3434 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a MJ fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3435 £100
1840 1d. black (slightly worn) plate 1a OG, ample margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3436 £220
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a PB (re-entry) with good to large margins, very fine used on small piece with a complete upright red Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS2b. Photo.
3437 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a PK with good to large even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
3439 £140
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a RF, good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3440 £160
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a SG early impression, close at top left to very large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS1. Photo.
3441 £150
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a SJ with good even margins, tied to small piece by crisp bright red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
3442 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a TE fine used with good even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
3443 £170
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a TI with good to large margins, used on 1840 (Nov. 23rd) entire letter from Wotton, Buckinghamshire, to Colnbrook, tied by light red Maltese Cross and with manuscript Too Late alongside, slight cover imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
3444 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 1b used selection (7) of four margin examples comprising CH, ED, EH, ID (re-entry), KK, TB and TK (double T), all with red Maltese Crosses, varied condition, some thinning, light creases or other imperfections, mainly of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5.
3445 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b AA with good to large even margins, fine used on 1840 (July 30th) entire used within London, tied by red Maltese Cross, T.P/Holborn Hill alongside, vertical filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3446 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b AD with large to very large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. B.P.A. certificate (2001). S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3447 £190
1840 1d. black plate 1b AE (double E), very fine used with large even margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
3448 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b AG very fine used with good to very large margins and brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS5. Photo.
3449 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b AJ (recut side-line) fine used with ample to large margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5h. Photo.
3450 £280
1840 1d. black plate 1b CD with good to very large margins, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 2nd) entire from Lancaster to London, tied by red Maltese Cross, re-addressed to Windsor with Fleet St. W.C/1py Paid in black and red tombstone Oct. 3rd. datestamp. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
3451 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b EA (showing blur in A square), fine used with good to very large margins and tied to piece by the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black. S.G. Spec. AS5ub, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3452 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b EF, large to very large margins, fine used with indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3453 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b FB, large margins with part of FC showing at right, fine used on small piece with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3454 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b GB (recut side-line and corners), fine used with clear to good margins on piece, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5h/i. Photo.
3455 £270
1840 1d. black plate 1b GH-GI pair (scissor cut between, GI double I), good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 12th) entire letter from Maryport to Carlisle, tied by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS5, f. Photo.
3456 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b HB (original plate 1a re-entry) on slightly bleut paper, very fine used with good margins and neat upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5a, n. Photo.
3457 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b HB (original plate 1a re-entry), good to very large even margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5a. Photo.
3458 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1b ID (re-entry) very fine used with good to very large margins, light brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5b. Photo.
3459 £980
1840 1d. black plate 1b IK and IL (non coincident re-entry showing twisted and enlarged letters) both exceptionally fine used with good to very large margins and light red Maltese Crosses large part 1840 (Oct.) entire from Manchester to Preston, most attractive. Ex Daisy. S.G. Spec. AS5/c. Photo.
3460 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b JA fine used with good to large margins and bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3461 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b KA, just clear at foot otherwise large to very large margins, red Maltese Cross. B.P.A. certificate (undated). S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3462 £65
1840 1d. black plate 1b KJ, fine used with good even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3463 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b LB (recut side-line), good to large even margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5h. Photo.
3465 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b MF (double M) fine used with close to large margins on 1840 (Dec. 16th) entire letter to Whitehaven, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5f. Photo.
3466 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b PA (re-entry showing re-cut check letters), good to large even margins, tied to part entire letter by neat red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. AS5c. Photo.
3467 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b PI-PJ pair (PJ retouched check letters) with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Crosses, trace of a pressed horizontal crease at top not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5, e. Photo.
3468 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b QK, good even margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3469 £85
1840 1d. black plate 1b RC, just touched at foot to good margins, used on 1840 (Aug. 26th) entire within London, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3470 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b SC, good to large margins, very fine used with almost complete upright light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3471 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b SK very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3472 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b TE with very close margins all round, touched in places, used on 1840 (July 19th) entire letter from Plymouth to Portsmouth, tied by neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3473 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b TE fine used on large piece with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3474 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b TH, good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
3475 | £440
1840 1d. black plate 2, a selection of eight three or four margined examples, comprising DA, HA (constant variety), HF, IE on 1840 (Apr. 9th) entire, LI, NC, OH and TJ, each with red Maltese Crosses, some with faults. S.G. Spec. AS15.
3476 £700
1840 1d. black plate 2 DK unused with just clear to good margins, gum disturbed or regummed, otherwise fine. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1992). S.G. 2, Spec. AS15, cat. 10,000. Photo.
3477 £380
1840 1d. black plate 2 HK (without ray flaws) unused with small part original gum, just cut into at lower right otherwise good even margins. S.G. Spec. AS15f, cat. 10,500. Photo.
3478 £80
1840 1d. black plate 2 AF, close at right otherwise large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, slight trace of thinning, of fine appearance, matched with four margined 1d. red-brown used with black Maltese Cross, small thin in right margin. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18. Photo.
3479 £90
1840 1d. black plate 2 AH, close at lower right otherwise good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3480 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 BD (constant variety), ample to good even margins, used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15k. Photo.
3481 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 BG, ample to good even margins, fine used with almost complete bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3484 £90
1840 1d. black plate 2 DK fine used with good to large even margins, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3485 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 ED with good to large even margins, fine used with virtually complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3487 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 GG (without ray flaws) fine used with large to very large even margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
3488 £65
1840 1d. black plate 2 GJ (without ray flaws), close at right otherwise large margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS15f. Photo.
3489 £230
1840 1d. black plate 2 GL without ray flaw, fine used with small to large margins, used on 1840 (July 14th) cover to Dublin, neatly tied by red Maltese Cross. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
3490 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 IC fine used with small to good margins, very neatly struck red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3491 £260
1840 1d. black plate 2 IH-II pair (without ray flaws), good margins all round, fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
3492 £90
1840 1d. black plate 2 JA (constant variety), just cut into J square and ragged at foot otherwise good even margins, tied to 1840 (Oct. 10th) printed entire letter from Birmingham to Wolverhampton by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3493 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 JF (without ray flaws, constant variety) very fine used with good to large margins and crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS15f/k. Photo.
3494 £220
1840 1d. black plate 2 KE (clear double E) fine used with good even margins and a neat large part upright strike of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black. S.G. Spec. AS15c,m,ub, cat. 1,200+. Photo.
3495 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 LD fine used with good even margins, neat orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3496 £95
1840 1d. black plate 2 LK, just touched at right otherwise large to very large margins, used on 1840 (May) envelope to Bolton, received May 22nd., tied by red Maltese Cross, adhesive with light crease, with original letter. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3497 £280
1d. grey-black plate 2 MC fine used on 1841 (April 8th) cover to London, tied by scarce black Maltese Cross with double arc BRISLINGTON undated circle. S.G. Spec. AS16m. Photo.
3498 £130
1840 1d. black plate 2 MD fine with good even margins neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross with matching 1d, red. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3499 £450
1840 1d. black plate 2 MD, with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (July 7th) cover to Dublin, with red Maltese Cross, fine two line DROGHEDA/PENNY POST and No.3 Receiving House. Ex T.E. Field. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3500 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 PC with good to large even margins, used on small piece with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3501 £240
1840 1d. black plate 2 QB, just touched at left otherwise good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (May) entire letter from Driffield to London, received 28th May, tied by red Maltese Cross, front with Driffield u.d.c. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3502 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 QG with good to very large margins, very fine used with almost compete bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3503 £85
1840 1d. black plate 2 QI fine used with good margins and an almost complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3504 £95
1840 1d. black plate 2 RI fine used with good even margins, light red Maltese Cross leaving profile almost clear. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3505 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 SB with good margins, very fine used on small piece with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3506 £95
1840 1d. black plate 2 SG fine used with good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3508 £110
1840 1d. black plate 2 TI, good to large margins, very large at foot, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
3509 | £350
1840 1d. black plate 3 a selection of seven three or four margined examples comprising AK, EG, GL, IC, JD, LC and TD, red Maltese Crosses, varied condition. S.G. Spec. AS20.
3511 £60
1840 1d. black plate 3 AJ with four margins tied to front to Derby by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3513 £140
1840 1d. black plate 3 DE, good to large even margins, fine used with a virtually complete bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3514 £100
1840 1d. grey-black plate 3 EG with good to large margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 5th) entire from Dundee to Edinburgh, cancelled red Maltese Cross, cover with stains and other faults. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
3515 £55
1840 1d. black plate 3 EJ on bleute paper, large even margins, used with complete red Maltese Cross, vertical crease, of very fine appearance. S.G. AS15e. Photo.
3516 £80
1840 1d. black plate 3 HE with three margins used on 1841 (Jan. 8th) entire letter from London to Cheltenham, red Maltese Cross leaving clear profile, two filing folds, one just clear of adhesive. S.G. AS20. Photo.
3517 £130
1840 1d. black plate 3 IB very fine used with good to large margins, light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3518 £90
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 II, good even margins, large at top, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
3519 £1200
1840 1d. black plate 3 IJ with four close to large margins but fault at foot, used on 1840 (Sept. 8th) entire letter from London to Campden, Glos., readdressed to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, cancelled by Maltese Crosses in both red and black, front also with T.P/Charles St. Westr handstamp in blue and Campden datestamp, rare. B.P.A. certificate (2000). S.G. Spec. AS20vk, cat. 9,000. Photo.
3520 £250
1840 1d. grey-black plate 3 IL with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (March 24th) entire from Narbeth to London, tied black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
3521 £180
1840 1d. black plate 3 KI with good margins, very large at top showing part of adjoining impression, very fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3522 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 MH very fine used with good to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
3523 £160
1840 1d. black plate 3 OE with large margins, very large at top showing part of adjoining impression, used with distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross, slight crease not detracting from appearance. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. AS20ub, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3524 £110
1840 1d. black plate 3 PD (P with small loop) with ample margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20a. Photo.
3525 £100
1840 1d. black plate 3 PF fine used with ample margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3526 £150
1840 1d. black plate 3 RF, large to very large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3527 £300
1840 1d. black plate 3 SC very fine used with ample to good margins, cancelled by a superb central upright strike of a Maltese Cross in a claret shade, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3528 £150
1840 1d. black plate 3 TH with good to large even margins, very fine used on front tied by neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
3529 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 AB, good to large even margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. SG. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3530 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 AG fine used with ample to large margins on 1840 (July 5th) entire letter from Tiverton to Wellington, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, cover imperfections incl. stain from tape repair well clear of adhesive. S.G. AS23. Photo.
3531 £200
1840 1d. black plate 4 BF, good to large even margins, very fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3532 £200
1840 1d. black plate 4 BI fine with just clear to large margins and a neat virtually complete strike of an orange-red Maltese Cross on 1840 (Oct. 31th) cover from Baldock to London. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3534 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 DA, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3535 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 EA, ample margins, very large at left, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3536 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 EL, good to very large margins, fine used on small piece with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3537 £600
1840 1d. black plate 4 GA with ample to large margins used on 1840 (Dec. 21st) entire letter from Aberdeen to Banff, tied by ruby Maltese Cross of Aberdeen, central filing fold well clear of adhesive, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. AS23ve, cat. 3,000. Photo.
3538 | £110
1840 1d. black plate 4 GI and ME, each with good to large even margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, both with small corner faults, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS23.
3539 £90
1840 1d. black plate 4 HD, close at foot otherwise good to large even margins, fine used with part red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. AS23. Photo.
3540 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 HI fine used with good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3542 £110
1840 1d. black plate 4 IE (recut letter square), ample to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23c. Photo.
3543 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 JA used on 1841 (March 22nd) entire letter from Hereford to Wem, Salop, good to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross, central filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3544 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 JK very fine used with good to very large margins showing part of IK at top, bright red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3545 £170
1840 1d. black plate 4 KC, good to large margins, very fine used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3546 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 KH very fine used with good to large margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3547 £200
1840 1d. black plate 4 KI, good to huge margins showing part of KJ at right and parts of two other stamps at top, very fine used with brownish red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3548 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 LB, good to large margins, fine used with smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3549 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 LK, good to large margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3550 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 MK very fine used with good to large even margins and neat part red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3551 £210
1840 1d. black plate 4 NA, very large margins with part sheet margin at left, very fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3552 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 OK, good to large margins, very large at left showing part of OJ, fine used with orange-red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3554 £250
1840 1d. black plate 4 PB very fine used with good to very large margins on 1840 (Oct.) entire to Belper, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3555 £65
1840 1d. black plate 4 QG with good even margins, used with light red Maltese Cross, bent top left corner, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3556 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 RE, good to large even margins, very fine used with virtually complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3557 £240
1840 1d. black plate 4 SC (re-entry), good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at foot, very fine used with crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS23a. Photo.
3558 £400
1840 1d. black plate 4 TF-TG pair, good to large margins all round, very fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3559 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 TK, ample to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
3560 £140
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 AJ very fine used with good to very large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24. Photo.
3561 £250
1840 1d. black plate 5 BB fine used with good to large margins on 1840 (Nov. 26th) entire letter from Norton to Huddersfield, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, Norton/Penny Post in black alongside. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3562 £200
1840 1d. black plate 5 BB, good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 10th) entire letter from York to Sheffield, tied red Maltese Cross, horizontal filing fold at foot. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3563 £140
1840 1d. intense black plate 5 BI, very fine used with good margins and light red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS24. Photo.
3564 £190
1840 1d. black plate 5 CD, good to large margins, very fine used with virtually complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3565 £65
1840 1d. black plate 5 EC, just clear at foot otherwise good even margins, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3566 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 FE very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3567 £65
1840 1d. black plate 5 GD, ample to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3569 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 GH with good to large margins, close at foot, used with almost complete black Maltese Cross, a little creasing at right, matched with good margined 1d. red-brown cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25 & AS26. Photo.
3570 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 GH with good to large even margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 21st) entire letter from Hull to Sheffield, tied black Maltese Cross, cover with horizontal filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3571 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 HI, good to large margins, faint red Maltese Cross leaving clear profile. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3572 £130
1840 1d. black plate 5 IH fine used with good margins and crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3573 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 KJ, just clear at lower left otherwise good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3574 £180
1840 1d. black plate 5 MA very fine used with good to very large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3577 £190
1840 1d. black plate 5 OG, large to very large even margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3579 £120
1840 1d. black plate 5 PJ, close at foot otherwise good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3580 £820
1840 1d. black plate 5 SA-SD strip of four, just cut into in places, used on 1840 (Oct. 6th) entire letter from Hull to Dundee, red Maltese Crosses and SB and SC additionally tied by red Hull datestamp, some cover imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3581 £120
1840 1d. black plate 5 SD very fine used with large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS25. Photo.
3582 £75
1840 1d. black plate 5 SD, ample to large margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3583 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 SI fine used with ample margins, red Maltese Cross with additional black mark at top. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
3585 £220
1840 1d. black plate 5 TH (double H) with good to very large margins, fine used with almost complete upright bright red Maltese Cross, matched with good to large margined 1d. red-brown cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25 & AS26. Photo.
3586 | £500
1840 1d. black plate 6, a selection of eleven three or four margined examples, with BD, HG, ME, MG, OK, OL (2), PK, QC, RB and SF, some with faults. S.G. Spec. AS41.
3588 £70
1840 1d. black plate 6 AA, ample margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3589 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 AB, ample margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3590 £150
1840 1d. black plate 6 AC with large to very large even margins, fine used with boldblack Maltese Cross on 1841 (May 22nd) envelope from Wakefield to Rotherham. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3591 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 BF very fine used with good to large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3592 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 CA very fine used with good to large even margins and almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3593 £70
1840 1d. black plate 6 CB, just clear at lower right to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3594 £60
1840 1d. black plate 6 CK, close to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3595 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 DF, ample to large even margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3596 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 DH fine used with good to large margins, light red Maltese Cross, light black marks at foot. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3597 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 DI, good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3598 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 DL, close at foot otherwise large even margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3599 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 EA very fine used with good to huge margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3600 £150
1840 1d. black plate 6 EG, good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at top, very fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3601 £400
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 FE-FH strip of four with good to large margins three sides, FE, FG-FH touched or cut into at top, used on piece dated May 2nd. 1841, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3602 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 FF very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3603 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 GI, close to good margins, used with indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3604 £90
1840 1d. black plate 6 GJ, close at right to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3605 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 HI fine used with good margins and bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3606 £480
1840 1d. black plate 6 IA, just cut into at foot and very close at top, with part sheet margin at left with ..ND SIDE of the Lette.. inscription, fine used on 1840 (July 1st) entire from Dundee to Arbroath, central filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3607 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 IH fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3609 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 IK fine used with ample to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3610 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 JA, close at lower left otherwise large to enormous margins, very fine used with brownish red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3611 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 JB, good to large margins, very fine used with crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3612 £260
1840 1d. black plate 6 KE, fine used with good margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 5th) cover from Newry to Moy, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3613 £90
1840 1d. black plate 6 KI fine used with good to large margins and carmine-red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3614 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 KJ, fine used with ample to good margins and light neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3615 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 LD, ample to large margins, used with indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3616 £65
1840 1d. black plate 6 LI with ample margins used with indistinct red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3617 £95
1840 1d. black plate 6 LK, good even margins, used with bright red Maltese Cross, trace of thinning in left margin otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3618 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 MF very fine used with large to very large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3619 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 NB, just clear to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3620 £160
1840 1d. black plate 6 ND in a greyish shade showing plate wear, close to good even margins, tiny thin in top margin otherwise fine used with black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3621 £160
1840 1d. black plate 6 ND, good to large margins, very fine used with very light neat red Maltese Cross which has altered with age to whiteish. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3622 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 NG very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3623 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 NK very fine used with large to very large margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3624 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 NL, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, clear profile. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3625 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 OB (re-entry), just touched at top right otherwise good to large margins showing part of OA at left, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41a. Photo.
3626 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 OB (re-entry), just clear at left to large margins, fine used with light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41a. Photo.
3627 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 OJ very fine used with good to very large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3628 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 PA fine used with close to good margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3629 £190
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 PG, good to large even margins, very fine used with a deep carmine shade Maltese Cross. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. AS40. Photo.
3630 £160
1840 1d. black plate 6 PI very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3631 £170
1840 1d. black plate 6 QJ (re-entry) very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41a. Photo.
3632 £160
1840 1d. black plate 6 QL, good to large margins, very fine used on small piece with neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3633 £240
1840 1d. black plate 6 RD state 1, very fine used with ample to large margins and a neat part strike of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41ub, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3634 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 SB, close at right to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3635 £70
1840 1d. black plate 6 SD, good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3636 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 SJ, close to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, light black mark in NW corner. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3637 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 TE fine used with good to large even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3638 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 TE, just cut into at right with other margins close, used on 1840 (Dec. 28th) entire letter from London to Hastings, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
3639 £85
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 BA (constant variety), just clear to good margins, fine used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45d. Photo.
3640 £200
1840 1d. black plate 7 CH fine with good to large margins on 1840 (Sept. 4th) envelope from Doncaster to Bawtry, cancelled red Maltese Cross and also just tied by DONCASTER/SE 4/1840 circular datestamp in black. Holcombe opinion (1998). S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3641 £160
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 DA with good to large margins, very fine used on small piece with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
3642 £130
1840 1d. black plate 7 DK fine used with good to large even margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3643 £110
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 FL fine used with good to very large margins on 1841 (Feb. 23rd) entire from Burnley to London, cancelled black Maltese Cross, cover a little stained. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
3644 £200
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 GA very fine used with good to very large margins, neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
3645 £100
1840 1d. black plate 7 GE fine used with ample margins and almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3647 £820
1840 1d. black plate 7 II-IL strip of four, II just touched and IJ cut into at foot otherwise clear to large margins, tied to 1840 (Aug. 8th) long entire letter from Saffron Walden to Cambridge by red Maltese Crosses, central filing fold clear of adhesives, scarce 4d. rate cover. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3648 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 JA on experimental thin paper, very fine used with good margins and light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44c. Photo.
3650 £220
1840 1d. black plate 7 JG, large to enormous margins showing parts of adjoining impressions at left and right, extremely fine used with crisp red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3651 £120
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 KE used with good to large margins, cancelled by almost complete black Maltese Cross, tiny wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
3652 £170
1840 1d. black plate 7 KK (re-entry) extremely fine used with large even margins and neat red Maltese Cross, only two re-entries are noted for this plate. S.G. Spec. AS44a. Photo.
3653 £180
1840 1d. black plate 7 MA very fine used with good to large margins and a neat central complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3654 £80
1840 1d. black plate 7 MA with good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, a little light creasing, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3655 £600
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 MD (constant variety), good to large margins, used with very light Maltese Cross in blue, light horizontal crease, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. AS45d/vc, cat. 12,000. Photo.
3656 £160
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 OH very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45. Photo.
3658 £100
1840 1d. black plate 7 PB, just clear at left otherwise good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3659 £95
1840 1d. black plate 7 QH fine used with ample margins and red Maltese Cross, trace of black in SW corner. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3660 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 RB, good to large margins, very fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3661 £180
1840 1d. black plate 7 RK extremely fine used with good to large margins and bright orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3662 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 TC, good to very large margins, very fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3663 £380
1840 1d. black plate 7 TK with large to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at left, used on 1840 (Nov.) entire letter to Overton, Wiltshire, tied by red Maltese Cross, affixed to the reverse of a previously used stampless entire to Pewsey and Calne, horizontal crease through adhesive, unusual. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
3664 | £380
1840 1d. black plate 8 group of eight three or four margined examples, with EJ, HC, HL (constant variety), JK, PH, RE, TA (re-entry) and TG (on cover from Amersham to London), all with red Maltese Crosses, condition varies. S.G. Spec. AS46.
3665 | £200
1840 1d. black plate 8, a selection of five four margined examples comprising AH, DD, GL, HL and SC, margins close in places, black or red Maltese Crosses, some imperfections, mostly of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS46.
3666 £210
1840 1d. black plate 8 BK very fine used with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3667 £260
1840 1d. black plate 8 CJ with good to large margins fine used with a complete upright black Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown both state 1 and state 2 (without O flaw), each with four margins and black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS46, AS47, AS54. Photo.
3668 £380
1840 1d. black plate 8 DF-DG pair, DF just touched at top left and DG cut into at foot otherwise with good margins, tied to 1840 (Nov. 22nd) entire from Castleblakeney to Dublin by neat red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3669 £190
1840 1d. black plate 8 DJ-DK pair, close at top left otherwise good to large margins, used with heavy black Maltese Crosses, DJ with small ink stain at top, scarce, DK with clear profile. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3670 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 EB, close at foot otherwise good to large even margins, tied to 1841 (Aug. 5th) printed entire letter from Dunmow to Bocking, tied by neat black Maltese Cross, cover with corner crease otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3671 £400
1840 1d. black plate 8 ED-EG strip of four, ED-EF are touched or cut into at foot, clear to large margins other sides, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS46
3672 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 EL, good to very large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3673 £380
1840 1d. black plate 8 FL, fine used with good margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 27th) cover no side flaps) from Down via Newry to The Provincial Bank of Ireland in Banbridge, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3674 £200
1840 1d. black plate 8 GI very fine used with good to large margins and neat upright orange-red Maltese Cross, matched with four margined 1d. red with black Maltese Cross, light stain. S.G. Spec. AS46, 47. Photo.
3675 £95
1840 1d. black plate 8 HJ, good to large even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3677 £90
1840 1d. black plate 8 JH with good to large margins, tied to front (faults) by oily black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3678 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 LD with ample margins used with red Maltese Cross, also AK with four margins used with red Maltese Cross but thinned. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3679 £85
1840 1d. black plate 8 LJ fine used with good even margins and neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3680 £780
1840 1d. black plate 8 MA-MB horizontal pair and NC-OC vertical pair used together on 1840 (Nov. 25th) large part entire from Newport, Mon., to Cwm Celyn Works, cancelled indistinct red Maltese Crosses, OC cut into at lower right otherwise good to large margins all round, light filing fold through NC, rare usage. R.P.S. certificate (2000). S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3682 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 TE, good to large margins, very fine used with almost complete upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
3683 | £480
1840 1d. black plate 9, a selection of eight three or four margined examples, comprising AB, BC, CH, GA (2), NG, NI and TJ, all but BC cancelled in red, condition varies, TJ of very fine appearance with clear profile but with diagonal crease, matched with a full margined 1d. red. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57.
3684 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 AE state 1, very fine used, good margins with part sheet margin at top, upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3685 £260
1840 1d. black plate 9 AE, state 2 without O flaw, fine used with good to large margins on 1841 (June 7th) cover from Berwick to Edinburgh, tied by neat black Maltese Cross, soiled filing fold clear of adhesive, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS58, cat. 950 (off cover). Photo.
3686 £320
1840 1d. black plate 9 BE (double B), extremely fine used with good to very large margins and light neat almost complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56c. Photo.
3687 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 DE fine used with just clear to good margins and light red Maltese Cross on undated cover (lacking left side-flap) to Chester, slight soiling at right well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3688 £75
1840 1d. black plate 9 DI, good to large margins, used with neat black Maltese Cross, a little creasing at top, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3689 £260
1840 1d. black plate 9 FI-FL photographic forgery strip of four used on 1841 (June 30th) entire from Newry to Dublin, with red Maltese Crosses. Photo.
3690 | £170
1840 1d. black plate 9 GG very fine used with good to large margins and light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3691 | £160
1840 1d. black plate 9 HG very fine used with good to large margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3692 £240
1840 1d. black plate 9 HK extremely fine used with large to very large margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross leaving head almost completely clear. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3694 £85
1840 1d. black plate 9 JA (constant variety), just clear at right otherwise good margins, tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Feb. 2nd) entire letter used within London, indistinct T.P. handstamp alongside, cover imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS56d. Photo.
3695 £90
1840 1d. black plate 9 KB with good to large margins used on 1842 (Mar. 23rd) part entire letter from London to Witham, cancelled black Maltese Cross, adhesive with some toning. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3696 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 KJ fine used with ample to good margins and a good part strike of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black. S.G. Spec. AS56ub, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3697 | £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 KK very fine used with large to very large even margins and neat black Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3698 £190
1840 1d. black plate 9 LF fine used with good to large margins and a good almost complete strike of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross in black. S.G. Spec. AS56ub, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3700 £170
1840 1d. black plate 9 PA, good to large even margins, used with red Maltese Cross, matched with four margined 1d. red-brown with black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS56 & AS57. Photo.
3701 | £60
1840 1d. black plate 9 SH, just clear at top to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3702 | £130
1840 1d. black plate 9 TI fine used with good even margins with small part sheet margin at foot, red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
3703 £55
1840 1d. black plate 9 TI, ample to large margins, fine used with rather heavy black Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown with faults. S.G. Spec. AS56, 57. Photo.
3704 £120
1840 1d. black plate 10 AL, close at lower left otherwise large margins, used with black Maltese Cross, light corner bend, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
3706 £160
1840 1d. black plate 10 IC with good to large even margins, cancelled scarce red Maltese Cross, small lower left corner crease, matched with four margin 1d. red-brown with complete upright black Maltese Cross, diagonal crease, both of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS66h, AS69. Photo.
3707 | £85
1840 1d. black plate 10 IH, close to good margins, also MA (constant variety) with two margins, each with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66/g.
3709 | £400
1840 1d. black plate 10 ME with good to large margins, extremely fine used with virtually complete upright bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66h. Photo.
3710 £280
1840 1d. black plate 10 NH with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Sept. 22nd) entire letter from Taunton to London, cancelled black Maltese Cross with TAUNTON/22SE1841/PY POST alongside, cover with horizontal filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
3711 | £90
1840 1d. black plate 10 QI, just touched at right otherwise large to very large margins, tied to piece by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
3712 £350
1840 1d. black plate 10 QK with good even margins, tied to 1841 (Jan. 31st) entire from Waltham Cross to London by a red Maltese Cross, filing fold well clear of adhesive, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS66h. Photo.
3713 £2100
1840 1d. black plate 11, a selection of seven examples from the A row, AC, AD, AE, AG, AI (2) and AJ, three with full margins, the others with good margins on three sides, fair to fine appearance but mainly with faults, also red-brown AB (3), AC (2), AD, AE (2), AG, AH, AI (5), AJ and AK, in varied condition. (25). Photo.
3714 | £1900
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 AG extremely fine used with good to large margins and neat black Maltese Cross, matched with four margin 1d. red. S.G. Spec. AS72, 74. Photo.
3716 £320
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 EI, just touched at top and foot with good margins at sides, used on 1841 (Mar. 30th) entire from Lancaster to Manchester, cancelled black Maltese Cross, horizontal filing crease through adhesive, some toning and other small faults. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
3717 £1100
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 EK fine used with good to large margins and light black Maltese Cross, matched with fine four margin 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS72 & AS74. Photo.
3720 £1550
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 IJ, an unused example without gum, good to large even margins with part of adjoining impression at left, light horizontal creases otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
3722 £350
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 JA, just cut into at top left otherwise large to very large margins, fine used with neat almost complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
3723 | £190
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 JA, cut into at foot otherwise ample to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
3724 £1450
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 KI with good to large even margins and a fine large part strike of the distinctive Plymouth Maltese Cross in black, small imperfections not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and very scarce, matched with fine four margin 1d. red-brown. S.G. Spec. AS72uc & 74. Photo.
3725 £1600
1840 1d. black plate 11 MI (slight basal shift) exceptionally fine used with excellent margins and a neat, light almost complete upright strike of a black Maltese Cross, most attractive. B.P.A. certificate (1980). S.G. Spec. AS73. Photo.
3726 | £680
1840 2d. blue selection of used examples with plate 1 singles (3) and pair, plate 2 singles (5) and vertical pair, three with full margins, mixed condition. (12).
3727 | £550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 selection (7) comprising FA, FB, IB-IC pair, NH and OI-OJ pair, all with black Maltese Crosses, most are touched, varied condition.
3728 £400
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DJ state 2 with re-entry fine used with full margins and light red Maltese Cross, scarce. S.G. Spec. DS5i, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3729 £320
1840 2d. blue plate 1 EH-EI pair, clear or possibly just touched at foot otherwise good to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
3730 £95
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FC (double F), close at left otherwise good margins, used with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5j. Photo.
3732 | £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 JH fine with good margins, tied by lightly struck red Maltese Cross to large part 1840 (Sept. 27th) wrapper from Belfast to Banbridge. Photo.
3733 £300
1840 2d. blue plate 1 JI-JJ fine used pair with ample to large margins, showing portions of three adjoining stamps, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
3734 £170
1840 2d. blue plate 1 LA very fine used with good to large margins and neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
3735 £220
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 LK, close at top otherwise good margins with portion of MK at foot, tied to 1843 (Jan. 4th) by neat black Maltese Cross from Edinburgh to Fife, some cover staining. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
3736 £550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 ME with good to large margins, ragged at sides, tied to 1840 (Nov. 17th) entire from London to East Grinstead by red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
3737 £90
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 OG with good to large even margins used with neat upright red Maltese Cross, small corner bend at lower right, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
3738 £300
1840 2d. blue plate 1 PA and PB used together on 1840 (July 28th) long entire letter from London to Solihull, PA with good to large margins, PB three margined, cancelled light red Maltese Crosses, cover with vertical folds one just clear of adhesives. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
3740 | £240
1840 2d. blue plate 2, three examples, BF, FE and SH, first two touched, other with full margins, all with red Maltese Crosses, fair to good. S.G. Spec. DS8f. Photo.
3741 £290
1840 2d. blue plate 2 AI, good to large margins, very fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
3742 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 2 BK cut into at foot, used on 1843 (Feb.1st) cover from Birmingham to Warwick, in combination with 1841 1d. red-brown plate 25 GA and GD, margins at places, tied by black Maltese Crosses, very scarce. Photo.
3743 £260
1840 2d. blue plate 2 EK with ample to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8f, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3745 £160
1840 2d. blue plate 2 KH used with good even margins on 1842 (Apr. 8th) entire letter from Hemel Hempstead to Buntingford, cancelled neat black Maltese Cross, some cover faults. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
3746 | £1100
1841 1d. red-brown, a used selection in stockbook and on stockleaves, incl. numbers in Cross, blue cancels, some have been plated, part reconstruction, shades, etc. (100s).
3747 | £680
1841 1d. red-brown, a used accumulation on leaves, mainly plated with 12 to 88, all with Maltese Crosses, incl. plate 13 ED-EE and FD-FE pairs on 1841 (June) E., plate 39 RG-SH block, plate 42 TI, also 1850 Prince Consort imperforate essay in red-brown (poor), etc., very mixed condition. (144).
3749 | £720
1841 1d. red-brown, a used collection in an album with many plated (not all guaranteed) incl. black plates, wide range of cancellations incl. quantity with Maltese Cross, number 2 in Maltese Cross on cover, blue Maltese Cross, 1844-types incl. Scotland and Ireland, blue (3), town cancellation in black, varieties incl. watermark inverted, re-entries incl. plate 59 MC on cover, plate 80 JK and KL, also an unused example, selection of alphabet II incl. KI-LJ block of four on cover, etc., varied condition, many fine, majority with four margins. (Few 100s).
3751 | £250
1841 1d. red-brown selection of used examples with distinctive Maltese Crosses incl. solid centre cross, Wotton-under-edge, Manchester fishtail, York, Norwich (2), etc., mixed condition, mainly with four margins. (15).
3752 | £170
1841 1d. red-brown set (12) of numbers 1 to 12 in Maltese Cross, all with four margins except 9, close in places, mostly clear strikes, 4 with small corner crease otherwise mainly fine. S.G. Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. 2,270.
3755 | £380
1841 1d. red-brown, a selection on leaves with a mint example, remainder used, all but one with black Maltese Cross cancels, with black plates incl. plate 2 HE, range of numbers in Maltese Cross cancellations with 1, 2 (2), 4, 5, 6 (2), 7, 8, 9 (2), 10 and 11, etc., some imperfections, majority fine with four margins. (23).
3756 £260
1841 1d. red-brown EJ with ample to large margins fine used on 1842 (June 4th) entire from Preston to Ireland, tied by dark blue Maltese Cross with similar coloured Preston datestamp on reverse, filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. B1sc, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3757 £150
1841 1d. red-brown LH with good to large margins, tied to 1842 (Jan. 5th) part entire by a clear blue Maltese Cross, with similarly coloured Truro datestamp alongside, fine. S.G. Spec. B1sc. Photo.
3760 £320
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 JB state 1 pre-provisional printing, fine used with good to very large margins and slightly indistinct black Maltese Cross on 1841 (July) entire letter from Lampeter to Aberystwith with similarly indistinct LAMPETER/JY 29/1841 c.d.s. on front, very scarce. S.G. Spec. AS35, cat. 600+ (off cover). Photo.
3761 £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 JJ with ample to very large margins showing part of JK at right, used on 1843 (Apr. 10th) entire from Truro to Helston, cancelled by a clear blue Maltese Cross, with similarly coloured Truro datestamp also on front, and Helston arrival below, vertical filing folds clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS47vc. Photo.
3762 | £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 BK, CH, CI, FE, HB (double H) and KB used with black Maltese Crosses, three or four margin examples. S.G. Spec. AS57. (6).
3763 £12000
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 TJ exceptionally fine with ample to large margins and tied by a superb strike of the red Maltese Cross of Hayle to clean and neat printed subscription form to The Secretary of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Westminster, with very fine HAYLE/MY 24/1841 double ring circular datestamp in black alongside adhesive. A magnificent item of exhibition quality. Ex Daisy. B.P.A. certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. AS57va, cat. 35,000. Photo.
3764 | £95
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10, eight three or four margined examples, AH, CL, LJ, OC, OK, RC, SB and SK, used with black Maltese Crosses, a few imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS69.
3765 £450
1841 1d. red-brown black plate 10 CG state 2 unused, good to large margins, rare and attractive. S.G. 7, Spec. AS71, cat. 2,500+ (as state 1). Photo.
3766 £120
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 SG, cut into at top otherwise good to large margins showing parts of adjoining impressions on other three sides, tied to 1841 (March 9th) entire letter to Oxford by a fine strike of the distinctive Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS69ub, cat. 2,200. Photo.
3767 £500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 CH from the trial printing on unwatermarked Dickinson silk-thread paper, ungummed as prepared, cut into with some thinning at right otherwise good even margins, light horizontal creasing, a good example of this rare trial. S.G. 16, Spec. DP22, cat. 6,500. Photo.
3774 £10000
1841 1d. red-brown plate 29 EI exceptionally fine used with good to large margins and tied by a very fine neat strike of the green Maltese Cross of Virginia to 1843 (May 25th) cover to Dublin, backstamped VIRGINIA/MY25/1843 double arc circular datestamp and Dublin diamond arrival for May 26th. Very rare. Ex T.E. Field. B.P.A. certificate (1997) and MacDonnell Whyte certificate (1997) stating Number 325 in the Moxter classification and the only example in green ink noted. S.G. Spec. BS18sd, cat. 30,000. Photo.
3775 £70
1841 1d. red-brown plates 29 GF and 33 QC, both with full margins and tied by good to fine strikes of numbers 5 and 8 in Maltese Crosses respectively to 1843 (May and June) envelopes from the same correspondence to Exeter, slight crumpling at edges clear of adhesives. S.G. Spec. BS18ue, & BS22uf, cat. 800. Photo.
3776 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 32 LA-MG block of fourteen (7 x 2) with black Maltese Crosses, five stamps touched or just cut into on one side, otherwise with ample to good margins, some creasing and other imperfections as usual with a used multiple of this size, a very scarce large multiple with Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. BS21. Photo.
3777 £500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 58 JG with good margins on three sides, touched at right, tied by green Irish 18 numeral of Athlone to front and lower flap to Dublin with matching ATHLONE/MR 11/1846 circular datestamp at lower left. Ex Stafford Johnson. R.P.S. certificate (1986). S.G. Spec. BS27xc, cat. 3,000+. Photo.
3780 £620
1841 1d. red-brown plate 95 AI top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, few marginal thin, otherwise fine. Photo. S.G. Spec. BS31. Photo.
3781 | £380
1841 2d. used collection on leaves with plate 3 singles (7) with three on covers, DA-DC strip of three, AF-AK strip of six on large cover, plate 4 singles (7), one violet-blue (three margins), one on cover, pairs (2), some faults, mainly fine with majority four margined. (18 items).
3782 | £350
1841 2d. blue a used selection, incl. plate 4 strips of eight, seven, six, four (4), etc., mixed condition. (46).
3783 | £240
1841 2d., a selection of multiples (7) in varied condition, comprising plate 3 AA-AE strip of five, FB-FE strip of four, SI-SK strip of three, BH-BI, EA-EB and NH-NI pairs, and plate 4 AA-BE block of ten. (28).
3784 | £850
1841 2d. blue plate 3 (12) used with set of numbers 1 to 12 in Maltese Crosses, mainly good strikes, mixed condition, numbers 10 and 11 thinned, all with four margins, close in places. S.G. Spec. ES11va-vl, cat. 7,925.
3785 | £420
1841 2d. blue plate 3, a selection with numbers in Cross, comprising 1 (2, one on 1843 Oct. E.), 2, 3, 4 (2), 5, 6, 7 (3, one on 1843 May E.), 11 and 12 (2), very poor to good. (14).
3786 £400
1841 2d. blue plate 3 AE fine used with small to large margins and a large part strike of the distinctive Norwich Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, most attractive. S.G. Spec. ES11uh, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3788 £95
1841 2d. blue plate 3 JA-JC strip of three showing exceptional ivory heads, just touched in two places, otherwise clear to good margins, 261 Scots numerals. S.G. 14c. Photo.
3789 £200
1841 2d. blue plate 3 KE-KG strip of three with just clear to good margins virtually all around and with good to fine strikes of no. 12 in Maltese Cross, slight creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 14f, Spec. ES11vl, cat. 1,125. Photo.
3790 £320
1841 2d. blue plate 3 NG-NL strip of six, NH-NL touched touched at base, used on 1843 (Nov. 6th) envelope to New York, cancelled by neat black Maltese Crosses and red New York date stamp, scarce. S.G. Spec. ES11. Photo.
3792 £60
1841 2d. blue plate 3 TL, three margined example showing part of TK at left, used on 1844 (May 4th) entire letter from London to Devonport, cancelled number 4 in Maltese Cross, light vertical folds through adhesive. S.G. Spec. ES11vd. Photo.
3793 £170
1841 2d. blue plate 4 AI-BL rare block of eight on piece cancelled 11 numerals , cut into at top and at right, good to large other two sides, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
3794 £100
1841 2d. blue plate 4 II, close at top otherwise large even margins, used with London District 18 numeral cancellation in blue-black, fine. B.P.A. certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
3795 £450
1841 2d. blue plate 4 OD, very close to large margins, cancelled by 105 numeral of Bracknell in green, rare. S.G. Spec. ES14wd, cat. 4,000. Photo.
3796 £190
1841 2d. blue plate 4 PD-PF strip of three on thin paper, ample to large margins three sides, PD cut into at left and other imperfections, cancelled by Duke Street Scots local, scarce. S.G. Spec. ES14q. Photo.
3798 £750
1852-53 Alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 176 GK, a rare unused example of this difficult plate, good margins, trivial surface blemish on E of ONE barely detracting. Ex Burgess. Clear R.P.S. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
3800 | £350
Later Line Engraved: 1854-63 1d. and 2d. Stars collection in an album, mainly used with a range of 1d. printings and shades, covers, machine cancellations incl. Opera Glass on two singles (both clipped), Ridout on cover, a few unused, 2d. with used examples and examples on cover from all issues, etc., varied condition, many fine. (66, 28 covers).
3801 £1200
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 92 BA, fine with London Inland Section 36 numeral, centred low. Rare and undercatalogued, this being the rarest of all the regular Archer plates, the total known being only about 3% of all Archers. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2. Photo.
3802 £250
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 96 IG used with light neat 29 numeral of Ashburton in blue, small perf. imperfections with rounded NE corner perf. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2. Photo.
3803 £85
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 96 JH tied to 1851 envelope from London to Rotherham, adhesive with central tear and pinhole but rare. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. 2,200. Photo.
3804 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 96 OC, neatly cancelled leaving profile clear, slight creasing otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. CE2, cat. 575. Photo.
3805 £550
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 97 GA fine used on 1851 (March 28th) entire letter used within London. B.P.A. Certificate (undated). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,200. Photo.
3808 £800
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plate 197 QA (slight corner crease) perf. approx. 7 at left due to missing perf. pins, used on 1855 (Feb. 8th) envelope from Ballymena to London, tied by 46 barred numeral with Cullybackey/Ballymena. Karl-Albert Louis Certificate (2010) states A very rare perforation variety, only a few covers bearing a Penny Red showing this variety are known to exist and this is the only known cover used from Ireland. S.G. Spec. C1(1)m. Photo.
3809 £500
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 201 KA variety perforated 7 at left (see Simpson and Sargent, variety 7, chapter 21), a very fine example on clean and neat 1855 (Feb. 1st) envelope from Bristol to Haverfordwest, tied by clear light Bristol sideways duplex, very scarce. Ex Simpson. S.G. Spec. C1m. Photo.
3811 | £450
Later Line Engraved: 1855-58 selection of 2ds., comprising 1855 LC16 2d. plate 5 (6 incl. DB re-entry), 1857 LC14 2d. plate 6 vertical E row re-entries (10), 1858 LC16 2d. plate 6 (12 incl. JH re-entry, RD-RE pair with RE re-entry, and KE and LE re-entries), condition varies, many with tone spots. (28).
3813 | £12500
Later Line Engraved: 1856-63 collection of 1d. used reconstructions of forty plates arranged in order of lettering in two albums, with alphabet III LC14 plates 27 to 49, 52, 55 to 62, 66 to 68, R17, alphabet II LC14 plates R15 and R16, and alphabet IV LC14 plates 50 and 51, the earlier plates with many examples on blued paper in a wide range of shades, and several transitional issues on yellowish to cream paper, most plates complete with only 24 stamps missing from the entire collection, a few with imperfections but the vast majority fine carefully chosen examples, a truly remarkable assembly. (9,576). S.G. C8, C9, C10, C12, C13.
3814 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper 1d. red-brown plate 28 FJ-GK mint block of four, fine fresh colour. S.G. Spec. C8. Photo.
3817 £100
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 64 RL and ?? (both damaged at top) used on 1861 (April 30th) entire to Charlestown, tied by Edinburgh time duplexes, rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1976). Photo.
3819 | £550
Later Line Engraved: 1865 (September) Royal Reprint die II 1d. plate 66 AH in black with watermark inverted, a top marginal example showing HAND SIDE of the inscription, just touched at lower left to good margins on the other sides, fresh with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. DP35(a), cat. 3,000. Photo.
3820 | £580
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 used collection of 1/2d. to 2d. plates in an album incl. 1d. plates complete to 225 (less 77, plate 218 mint), plate 119 on 1871 entire with Azemar machine cancel, plate 89 with O.U.S. overprint on 1866 envelope, 2d. plates complete on covers, 1/2d. to 2d. optd. SPECIMEN, also 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, etc., mixed condition. (189, 14 covers).
3822 £180
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. 1d. rose-red plate 94 AK top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, faked gum. Photo.
3823 £420
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 120 PD variety imperforate, an unused example with good to large margins, slight creasing and tiny pinholes, otherwise fine and of excellent appearance. S.G. 43a, Spec. G1(1)h, cat. from 6,000. Photo.
3824 £190
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 170 AJ-BL unmounted mint upper right corner block of six (mounted in margin), with full sheet margins showing plate number and inscription, folded through perfs. between K and L columns and some toning in side margin otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (1997). S.G. 43, cat. 240+. Photo.
3825 | £140
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. blue plate 13 selection on leaves, incl. GI and LD with watermarks inverted, five pairs and a strip, mainly good to fine, some imperfections. (79). S.G. 46/47.
3828 £130
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 3 DA, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 51, cat. 400. Photo.
3830 £200
1847-54 Embossed 10d. brown overprinted SPECIMEN type 1, part original gum, thinned but good appearance. S.G. 57s, cat. 2,600. Photo.
3831 £200
1847-54 Embossed 6d. mauve with small to large margins except just shaved at right, on Cochrane envelope to Gibraltar, tied by 864 numeral, adhesive crease through top, otherwise fine. Photo.
3834 £150
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. carmine watermark medium garter on thick, highly glazed, deeply blued paper, overprinted SPECIMEN type 2 vertically, very fine and fresh with large part original gum, minute natural paper flaw. S.G. 63s, Spec. J48t, cat. 800. Photo.
3836 £2600
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 3d. rose abnormal plate 3 with white dots DI, an imperforate left marginal example, exceptionally fine and fresh mint with large part original gum, rare. S.G. 78a, Spec. J27b, cat. 5,500. Photo.
3838 £150
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 12 LI-LJ imperforate pair sharing single central SPECIMEN type 6, very fine and fresh without gum. S.G. Spec. J59s., cat. 950. Photo.
3839 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 5 KG-KH imperforate pair from pane corner overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, very fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted), minor gum wrinkles, KH with slight offsets of overprinting ink on gum. S.G. Spec. J30s, cat. 900. Photo.
3841 £140
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 10 FI, a delicate shade, a fine and fresh mint wing marginal example with large part original gum, just a trace of slight ageing on gum on perfs. at left not detracting. S.G. 103, cat. 775. Photo.
3842 £720
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 10 JK with watermark inverted, fresh mint with large part original gum, small mark at lower left (stray printing ink?). S.G. 103Wi, Spec. J35a, cat. 2,100. Photo.
3843 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 6d. mauve plate 9 imperforate marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, very fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted), minor gum wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J77s, cat. 900+. Photo.
3844 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 9d. straw plate 4 OK-OL corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 2, very fine and fresh without gum. S.G. Spec. J96t. Photo.
3845 £210
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 9d. pale straw plate 4 JE, a fresh mint wing marginal example with large part original gum, small thin spot in wing margin, otherwise fine. S.G. 111, cat. 1,900. Photo.
3846 £190
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1 EI-EJ corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 2, very fine and fresh without gum. S.G. Spec. J96t. Photo.
3847 £190
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. pale red-brown plate 1 MA-NB block of four with part MARKLANEB.0 c.d.ss, MA with rounded corner and tear at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 113. Photo.
3848 £210
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. pale red-brown plate 1 NK-NL pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. 113s, Spec. J97(2)s, cat. 800. Photo.
3849 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. green plate 4 KI-KJ imperforate corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, exceptionally fine and fresh with virtually full original gum. S.G. Spec. J104t, cat. 800+. Photo.
3851 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. deep blue plate 1 TE-TF imperforate corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, fresh without gum, TF with slight staining on reverse not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. J118t, cat. 1,100. Photo.
3854 £380
Surface Printed: 1872-73 watermark spray 6d. chestnut plate 11 KE-KF imperforate corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, very fresh with full original gum, KF with trivial creasing or gum creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. J79s, cat. 800. Photo.
3855 £2100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange AG overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, exceptionally fine and fresh with large part original gum (hinge remainders), a most attractive example. S.G. 133s, Spec. J128s, cat. 3,400. Photo.
3856 £1150
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange CG overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, disturbed original gum, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 133s, Spec. J128s, cat. 3,400. Photo.
3857 £1550
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange CN on faintly blued paper, used with two strikes of SHEPTONMALLET/JU22/82 c.d.s. and neat boxed G. H. B./G. P. O. handstamp in violet, light additional green crayon line at upper left, slight vertical crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and a good example in the typical shade of the early printings. S.G. 133, cat. 13,000. Photo.
3858 £1700
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BC fine used with SOUTH EASTERN DISTRICT/FE 24/93 c.d.s., a few light creases, good colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,500. Photo.
3859 £1450
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DG of very fine used appearance with neat central upright strike of GREAT-YARMOUTH/MY30/02 circular datestamp, small imperfections, excellent bright colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,500. Photo.
3860 | £2000
Surface Printed: 1873-80 21/2d. collection in varied condition with 21/2d. rosy-mauve plates 1 to 17 incl. watermark anchor plates 1 LG on blued, 2 AG and 3 LJ on white, unused or mint, plate 2 LH-FL error of lettering sound used if rather heavily cancelled; watermark orb plates 4, 6, 7, 8 (2), 9, 10, 12, 14 (3 with MH-MI pair), 15 (2, one AK marginal showing marginal plate number), 16 (3 with IA-IB pair), unused or mint, plates 3 to 17 used., 21/2d. blue plate 17 overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, plates 17 (2), 18, 19 (GE-GF pair), 20 (2) unused or mint, plates 17 to 20 (3) used, 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. plates 21, 22 & 23 unused or mint and plates 21, 22 (2), & 23 (pair), used, also a range of used abroad incl. Constantinople (17), Cyprus (2), Egypt (6), Gibraltar (21), Malta (13) and Smyrna (6). (130). S.G. 138/141 & 157.
3861 £160
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 12 OC fine and fresh unmounted mint, minor gum wrinkles. S.G. 141, cat. 425+. Photo.
3862 £420
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 17 GH exceptionally fine and fresh lightly mounted mint. S.G. 141, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3863 £230
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 17 KH, a fresh well centred mint example with large part original gum, minute imperfections. S.G. 141, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3864 £90
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 3d. rose plate 17 GE, a fine and fresh mint wing marginal example with part original gum. S.G. 143, cat. 400. Photo.
3865 £260
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 16 KG-KH imperforate corner marginal pair overprinted SPECIMEN type 9 diagonally, exceptionally fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted), usual gum wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J86t, cat. 550. Photo.
3866 £240
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 17 HE very fine and fresh mint with large part original gum, minor gum crease. S.G. 147, cat. 750. Photo.
3868 £90
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 16 GI overprinted SPECIMEN type 9 fine and fresh with part original gum, also 8d. orange plate 1 GH imperforate colour trial overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, fresh with some original gum, small thin spot otherwise fine. Photo.
3869 £95
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. grey-brown plate 17 QK overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, exceptionally fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted). S.G. 154s, cat. 300. Photo.
3870 £280
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 TA, an unused lower marginal example showing marginal plate number 1, disturbed gum, a little soiled, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 156. Photo.
3871 £90
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 21 QJ very fine and fresh mint with large part original gum. S.G. 157, cat. 400. Photo.
3872 | £400
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 22 AA-TL reconstruction, mainly good to fine used, a good number with c.d.s. incl. many dated examples, some imperfections (240). S.G. 157, cat. 6,720.
3873 £110
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 3d. rose plate 20 CH very fresh mint with large part original gum, minute violet ink specks on upper left corner perf. not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 158, cat. 775. Photo.
3875 £190
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1/2d. pale green, 1d. Venetian red RF, 2d. pale rose singles, 11/2d. pair and a marginal block of four, 5d. block of four, all overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, the 11/2d. block with some staining otherwise mainly very fine and fresh with full original gum. (13). S.G. cat. 1,220. Photo.
3878 £140
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac ND in a pale shade and white paper 2s.6d. BG, each overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, ND with heavy gum crease. S.G. Spec. K9s, K10s, cat. 850. Photo.
3879 £1050
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. cobalt NC, a pale shade, overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, minor wrinkles and possibly a trifle faded, otherwise fine and fresh with part original gum. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1974). S.G. 177a,s, Spec. K13(2)s, cat. 3,800. Photo.
3880 £350
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. GA, 5s. GD and 10s. HC overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, regummed, otherwise fine. (3). Photo.
3881 £920
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac HA top marginal, 2s.6d. deep lilac HD, 5s. rose AH, 5s. crimson EA and 10s. pale ultramarine MF all mint, some with light creases or other imperfections, mainly of fine appearance. S.G. 178-181, 183a, cat. 5,250. Photo.
3882 £90
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose CE and DD each overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, DD very slightly toned and with ink notes on gum. S.G. Spec. K12t, cat. 750.
3883 £140
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose FF, line perforated 12 and overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, with large part original gum, slight perf. faults and small gum wrinkle, scarce. S.G. Spec. K12(1)u, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3885 £680
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine JF very fine and fresh mint with large part original gum. S.G. 183, cat. 2,000. Photo.
3886 £200
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac CA good used with barred oval cancels, some staining on reverse. S.G. 185, cat. 2,500. Photo.
3887 £380
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RD overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, large part original gum, light gum creasing and other small imperfections on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 185s, cat. 2,600. Photo.
3888 £3500
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac DD overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, an exceptionally fine and fresh marginal example with virtually full original gum, trivial bends or gum bends, superb colour. S.G. 186s, cat. 6,000. Photo.
3889 £320
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac CA of good colour with two light oval registered d.s.s, reperforated at foot, blue crayon line partially reduced. S.G. 186, cat. 4,000. Photo.
3890 £130
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac SB, imperforate forgery with simulated Orbs watermark, overprinted SPECIMEN, small thin, otherwise fine. Photo.
3891 £2500
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac TD fine used with ovalREGISTERED/B/27 JA 88, the issue date is given as February by Gibbons and February 1st by Booth, this example pre-dates that by five days. S.G. 186. Photo.
3892 £110
Surface Printed: 1883-84 lilac and green 3d. GI purple on deep blue colour trial, perf. 14 on unwatermarked paper, minor gum thins, small part original gum. Photo.
3893 £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. vermilion with PEARS`/SOAP advertisement in orange outline letters on reverse, fresh mint, vertical creases not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine, also the wallet from The Wonderland Postage Stamp Case containing appropriate mint Jubilee values to 1s. green in varied condition (the wallet fine).
3894 | £780
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 Jubilee collection on leaves with mint incl. range of shades to 5d. die I, 9d. (3), 10d. (5), 1s. green (2, one with ink notes on reverse), 1900 1s. green and carmine (4), duplicated used with some c.d.s. cancellations incl. 1 green AD (ironed out crease), etc., varied condition, some of the mint unmounted. (141).
3895 | £210
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1/2d. to 1s. duplicated mint selection incl. 9d. (6), 10d. (2), 1s. green and carmine (3), range of shades, etc., varied condition. (27).
3896 £320
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 11/2d. dull purple and pale green with watermark inverted mint, faintly toned gum otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 198Wi, cat. 750. Photo.
3897 £600
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 2d. grey-green and carmine with watermark inverted in a mint pair, a little additional red ink on surface at foot and faintly toned gum otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 200Wi, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3898 £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 21/2d. purple on blue imprimatur, fine without gum. S.G. Spec. K31, cat. 600. Photo.
3899 £260
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 21/2d. purple on blue, a dramatically misperforated example from the left of the sheet, diagonal bends or gum creases, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 201var., Spec. K31var. Photo.
3900 | £40
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green used block of four with neat LOMBARD ST. B.O/E.C/OC 28/93 c.d.ss, bent corner perf. otherwise fine, part of original telegraph form on reverse. S.G. 211, Spec. K40(1), cat. 300.
3904 | £170
Officials: A selection in varied condition, incl. I.R. 1887-92 1/2d. block of four, 21/2d., mint, 1s. green unused pair (colour run), 1902-04 1d. mint block of 4, used blocks of 10, 6 and 4 (2), Govt. Parcels 1883-86 1s. plates 13 and 14 used, 1891-1900 2d. pair mint, 1902 9d. overprinted SPECIMEN type 16. (41).
3905 £720
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1885 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose DD overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, fine and fresh with large part original gum, light bends or gum bends. S.G. O8s, cat. 2,400. Photo.
3909 | £230
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1901 1/2d. blue-green, the top nine rows of the sheet lacking two stamps [R8/11 & 9/11] printed in ink containing lead chromate and with a number of stamps in the outer rows being changelings to blue, also a complete upper pane of 120 lacking most of the interpane margin at foot, printed in ink containing zinc chromate, former very fresh unused with part rather dry original gum due to being stored with tissue paper interleaving in the past, some imperfections, the latter with some hinge reinforcement with about 85 stamps unmounted, one row creased and a few gum creases, otherwise fine and excellent appearance. (226). S.G. O17, Spec. L13, cat. 5,550 (as blocks of four and singles).
3910 £170
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1902-04 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 15, very fine and fresh with gum (unmounted), minor gum wrinkle. S.G. O21s, Spec. MO2s, cat. 400. Photo.
3913 £110
Officials: Office of Works: 1902-03 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 15, very fine and fresh with gum (unmounted), minor gum wrinkle. S.G. O37s, Spec. MO15s, cat. 375. Photo.
3914 | £270
Officials: Army: 1896-1902, a mainly good to fine mint selection comprising 1896-1901 1/2d. vermilion (60) with blocks of 10, 9 and 6 (5) and a single with variety OFFICIAI, 1d. lilac (pair and block), the pair with left stamp variety OFFICAI, 21/2d. (9, with 2 blocks), 6d., 1902 1/2d. and 1d. blocks of four, 6d., a few imperfections. (75).
3915 | £210
Officials: Army: 1896-1901 1/2d. vermiliion, complete lower pane of 120 [R11/1-20/12] with control P including R13/7 with thick L in OFFICIAL (corrected OFFICIAI), mainly very fine and fresh mint with all but about four stamps unmounted, a few small imperfections. S.G. O41, Spec. L36/o, cat. 1,000+.
3916 £350
Officials: Army: 1896-1901 1/2d. blue-green with watermark inverted, a very fresh unmounted mint vertical pair, vertical crease or heavy gum crease and lower stamp with small surface imperfection, otherwise fine. S.G. O42Wi, cat 1,900. Photo.
3917 | £230
Officials: Army: 1902-03 1d. scarlet, a selection (19) all showing distinct broken letters of overprint due to disc flaws, mainly fine mint. S.G. O49var., Spec. MO20var.
3918 £140
Officials: Army: 1902-03 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 15, very fine and fresh with gum (unmounted). S.G. O49s, Spec. MO20s, cat. 300. Photo.
3920 £100
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 11/2d. dull purple and pale green, a mint lower marginal block of four, upper pair with some faults, lower pair exceptionally fine unmounted. S.G. O65, Spec. L24. Photo.
3923 £240
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 11/2d. dull purple and pale green overprinted in blue-black, a fine used example with part neat circular SCARBOR(OUGH) parcel cancellation. Rare, not listed by Gibbons. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. O65var. Spec. L24 var. Photo.
3925 £130
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 9d. dull purple and blue overprinted in blue-black, a good used example with circular parcel cancellation, a little faded, otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. O67a (SO38var), Spec. L28a, unpriced. Photo.
3928 £120
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1902 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, very fine and fresh with full original gum. S.G. O74s, Spec. MO09s, cat. 250. Photo.
3929 £80
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. in a striking intense carmine (deep blood-red) shade, very fine and fresh mint, natural gum wrinkle. S.G. O74var. Photo.
3930 £120
Officials: Board of Education: 1902-04 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 15, very fine and fresh with almost full original gum. S.G. O84s, Spec. MO24s, cat. 300. Photo.
3932 £300
Officials: Royal Household: 1902 1d. scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 15, superb with gum (unmounted). Brandon certificate (2002). S.G. O91s, Spec. MO29s, cat. 750+. Photo.
3933 £5800
King Edward VII: 1902-13 1/2d. to 1, a comprehensive mint collection on trimmed printed leaves and Hagner pages, with 1902-10 De La Rue to 9d. (9), 10d. (8), 1s. (5), 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s., 1; 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. (16), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (3) and 4d. (3), incl. 1/2d. deep dull green (very blotchy print) (2), 1/2d. bright green (fine impression) with R.P.S. certificate (1977), 1/2d. deep bright green with photocopy of 1974 certificate for block of four from which it comes, 1/2d. olive-green shades (4); 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. (5), 1d. (3), 21/2d. (9), 3d. (7), 4d. (6); 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. (6), 2d. (5), 5d. (4), 6d. (9), 7d. (2), 9d. (7), 10d. (8), 1s. (4), 2s.6d. (3), 5s., 10s. and 1, fine range of shades, some with certificates incl. 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep carmine on chalky, 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green, 10d. dull purple and deep scarlet and 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline scarlet, condition varies in places. (230). Photo.
3934 £5200
King Edward VII: 1902-13 1/2d. to 1, a comprehensive mainly fine to very fine used collection on stockpages, mostly selected dated c.d.s. examples with values to 5d. (39), 6d. (47), 7d. (13), 9d. (30), 10d. (30), 1s. (26), 2s.6d. (15), 5s. (7), 10s. (8) and 1 (2); an exceptional lot with an excellent range of printings and shades with a fine group of the 1911 Harrison low values, an excellent basis for expansion. (100s). Photo.
3935 | £4000
King Edward VII: 1902-13 1/2d. to 1, a mainly mint collection in varied condition on stock pages with an interesting range of the 1/2d. and 1d. shades, controls, varieties, paper folds and other printing varieties, examples of each with complete offsets on gum, 1/2d. booklet panes of five plus St. Andrews Cross (2, one lacking selvedge), overprints on the 1d. with some used incl. R.H. with EAST COWES/JY27/03 c.d.s., 1d. with Wattses underprint used, 1/2d. to 1s. (less 4d. bicoloured) with CROWN/B.T. perfins (not guaranteed), high values with 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (5) 10s. and 1 (regummed). (100s).
3936 | £1250
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves, range of printings and shades with mint to 4d. orange block of four, 9d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (3), 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s., perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. to 4d. with 1/2d. block of four, various used incl. 10d. and 1s. blocks of four, 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s. (3), 1 (2), many with c.d.s. cancels, etc., mixed condition, some of the mint unmounted. (330).
3939 | £500
King Edward VII: 1902-13 a mint and used selection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 5s. (2) mint, 1911-13 to 1 used, shades, etc., varied condition. (166).
3940 | £130
King Edward VII: A selection of covers and cards incl. 1904 (March) registered envelope from London to Triest bearing 1902-10 De La Rue 4d., 5d. and 6d. with HOTEL-CECIL/MR 9/04 c.d.ss, 1904 (Sept.) large registered envelope from London to New York with 1/2d. blue-green, 6d. and 9d. (pair), 1905 (May) similar envelope bearing 3d. and 1s. (pair), 1910 (March) registered envelope to France bearing 1/2d. yellowish green and 4d. orange with neat NEW OXTED/MR 29/10 c.d.ss, 1911 (Oct.) envelope from Portsmouth to Norway with Harrison perf. 14 4d. bright orange, etc. (17 items).
3943 | £420
King Edward VII: 1902-13 collection of 21/2ds., mainly good to fine mint with 1902-10 21/2d. (27 with six blocks of four, three of which are corner marginal, 11 stamps unmounted), 1911 Harrison perf. 14 21/2d. block of four, perf. 15 x 14 (40 with nine blocks of four, seven of which are corner marginal, 19 stamps unmounted), also a few used. (77).
3944 | £350
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. (6, 2 on chalky) and 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. (2), mainly mint in rather varied condition, fair to fine appearance. (8).
3946 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue, 1901 die proof of the small head used for the 11/2d., 3d., 4d., 9d., 10d. and 1s. values, on solid circular background, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated 1 AUG. 01 in blue, stamped BEFORE/HARDENING and endorsed Die in manuscript at lower right, surface imperfection and with gum and paper residue on reverse as this was removed from De La Rue Striking Book. Photo.
3947 £480
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue, a selection of imperforate plate proofs on unwatermarked paper, comprising 1/2d., 1d., 4d. monocoloured, 5d., 10d., 2s.6d. (2, one double impression) and 5s. in issued colours on poor quality biff paper, 1d. (2, one double impression) on thin white card, 1d. in carmine on thin white paper and 6d. in black on thin white card, mainly good to fine, a few imperfections. (12). S.G. cat. 1,225. Photo.
3948 £280
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. yellowish green, 1d. bright scarlet and 4d. orange plate proofs on poor quality buff paper, each in blocks of four, 1/2d. and 1d. marginal, fine. Photo.
3949 | £110
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. (pair), 1d. (block of four, pair and single) and 5d. single, imperforate plate proofs in issued colours on poor quality buff paper, fine. (10). S.G. cat. 440.
3950 £380
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. dull blue-green, 1d. (2), 11/2d., 21/2d., 3d. and 6d. overprinted SPECIMEN type 15 and 4d. bicoloured, 5d., 9d. 10d. and 1s. overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, condition varies but mainly of fair to fine appearance with part to large part original gum. (13). S.G. cat 4,125. Photo.
3953 £380
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. blue-green, a fresh mint upper right corner marginal block of six (3 x 2) from lower pane, showing a spectacular pre-printing and pre-perforation paper fold resulting in an unprinted diagonal portion and with four of the stamps of irregular shape and/or perforation, a most unusual multiple. S.G. 216var. Photo.
3954 £170
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. pale yellowish green and 1d. scarlet, both with watermarks inverted and overprinted SPECIMEN type 17, full original gum, the 1/2d. with booklet selvedge at left and slightly toned gum, the 1d. very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. M2s & M5u, cat. 700. Photo.
3956 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. yellowish green, a fine unmounted mint horizontal marginal pair from the right of the sheet with the marginal stamp misperforated due to a pre-perforation paper fold. S.G. 218var. Photo.
3957 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. yellowish green, two much misperforated examples, one with slight crease, otherwise fine mint or unmounted mint. S.G. 218var. Photo.
3958 £1950
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. die proof in black on glazed card, cut down to stamp size and affixed to piece (48 x 57mm) from De La Rue striking book, endorsed Feb 15/50 leads, unique. Photo.
3960 £700
King Edward VII: 1901 1d. purple on red imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, exceptionally fine and fresh with almost full original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. from 1,500. Photo.
3961 £700
King Edward VII: 1901 1d. dull purple perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. from 1,500. Photo.
3962 £800
King Edward VII: 1901 1d. black on red perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, very fine and fresh with full original dry gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. from 1,500. Photo.
3964 £650
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. blue-geranium imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, superb with full original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3965 £580
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. cerise imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a superb left marginal example with full original gum, a striking trial. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3966 £380
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. deep carmine imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, an exceptionally fine and fresh top marginal example with virtually full original gum, natural gum wrinkle. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3967 £650
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-lake imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a lower left corner marginal example, superb with virtually full original gum, most attractive. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3968 £720
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-rose imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a superb lower left corner marginal example with full original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3969 £750
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-rose imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a lower marginal example, superb with full original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3970 £650
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. dull rose imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a superb lower left corner marginal example with virtually full original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3971 £620
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. blue-geranium perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, affixed to small piece, excellent colour and very fresh. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3973 £700
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-red perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a very fine and fresh lower marginal example with large part original gum, shows part additional Crown watermark in margin, small natural wrinkle at foot. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
3974 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. carmine (quadruple impression, one inverted) imperforate plate proof block of four on thin white wove paper, the inverted impression marginal showing interpanneau pillars, unlisted by S.G. (Spec. M5var.) Photo.
3975 £180
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d., a selection of imperforate plate proofs in shades of green on thin white card, comprising a block of four, a marginal pair and a marginal single, normal impressions, and two double impressions (one lower marginal from upper pane showing marginal pillars at foot), fine. (9). S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 720. Photo.
3976 £110
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. imperforate plate proof pairs (3) in pale green and deep green (2, one a double impression), on thin white card, very fine. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 480+. Photo.
3977 | £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. imperforate plate proofs (3) in shades of green on thin white card, two marginal, one with double impression, fine.
3978 £80
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. imperforate plate proof in pale green on thin white card, R20/1 and R20/11-12 corner marginal single and pair, slight creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
3979 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. imperforate plate proof vertical interpanneau right marginal pair, in carmine on thin white paper, some creasing as usual but fine appearance and scarce. S.G. Spec. M5. Photo.
3980 £300
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, a lower left corner marginal pair, dramatically misperforated due to a paper fold, fine and fresh mint with part original gum. S.G. 219var. Photo.
3981 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, two adjoining horizontal marginal pairs from the left of the sheet, each with the left stamp and margin misperforated due to paper fold, one pair with other trivial creasing, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
3982 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, a left marginal vertical pair showing double perforations, fine mint, also an unused (slightly washed) SW corner vertical pair with a very similar variety, unusual. Photo.
3983 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, a left marginal block of four with two stamps showing unprinted portions due to the sheet margin being torn and folded over during printing, a small portion of the design and the marginal rule appearing on the gummed side of the sheet margin, very fine and fresh mint, three stamps unmounted. Photo.
3984 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet with value almost completely omitted due to foreign matter during printing, unmounted mint with faintly toned gum, otherwise fine, unusual. S.G. 219var. Photo.
3985 £180
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, an A control SE corner strip of three, the corner stamp with a portion missing due to a pre-printing paper fold, some imperfections, otherwise fine mint and of good appearance. Photo.
3986 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet plate 9 R19/10-20/12 C control strip of three (co-extensive rules) with R20/12 showing the pin repair below the P of POSTAGE, fine and fresh mint. S.G. Spec. M5ha, cat. 275+ (mounted). Photo.
3987 £150
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet plate 19, two R20/10-12 C4 control strips of three (continuous rules, lacking sheet margins at right), each with 20/10 showing major plate crack between NN of PENNY and extending above, and each with the other two clichs displaced and with dropped marginal rule. Photo.
3989 £220
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet plate 30 R20/11-12 D5 control pair with R20/12 showing the major plate crack below the E of PENNY to the lower frame and extending into the marginal rule, very fine and fresh mint and very scarce. This was the damaged clich which was later replaced. S.G. Spec. M5rb, unpriced. Photo.
3990 £210
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, a lower right corner marginal E5 control block of four, spectacularly misperforated due to a pre-perforation paper fold, unused, separated between vertical perfs. and reinforced with hinge, left pair creased. Photo.
3991 £240
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, R20/11-12 F6 control pair [R20/11-12], showing faint repeated control under the corner stamp, G7 corner block of 12 [R19/7-20/12] showing repeated control under columns 7 to 10 (strong on columns 9 & 10), and G7 [R20/10-12] control strip showing faint but clear repeated control under column 12 and in the corner sheet margin (also showing repeated marginal rule), mainly good to fine mint, a few imperfections, the strip with gum creases. (3 items). Photo.
3992 £190
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. scarlet, a G7 control SE corner marginal pair, the corner stamp showing a spectacular pre-printing paper fold resulting in about 20% of the design (including PENNY) missing from the stamp and appearing on the gummed side of the additional folded paper, reinforced tear in the additional sheet margin clear of the printed portion, otherwise fine mint and most unusual. S.G. 219var. Photo.
3993 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. rose-carmine, a lower marginal horizontal pair showing a double strike of the perforation comb, and 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red top marginal block of four showing a similar variety affecting the upper stamps, both with the sides of the stamps appearing partly rouletted, the pair with left stamp with some blunted perfs. at top, otherwise fine mint or unmounted mint. (2 items). Photo.
3994 £240
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. intense rose-carmine, an uncatalogued shade, very fine mint. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1993) for block of four from which this stamp comes. S.G. Spec. M5(4)var. Photo.
3995 £180
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. blood red, fine and fresh unmounted mint. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1994) for block of six from which this stamp comes. S.G. Spec. M5var. Photo.
3996 £320
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. deep blood red, an intense deep carmine shade, fine and fresh mint with large part original gum (hinge remainder), a striking shade. S.G. Spec. M5var. Photo.
3997 £300
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 11/2d. slate-purple and bluish-green on chalky paper, overprinted SPECIMEN type 17, very fresh with large part original gum, a few perfs. just very slightly trimmed. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 223s, Spec. M9s, , cat. 650. Photo.
3998 £1100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 11/2d. pale dull purple and green on chalky paper, head plate 5, duty plate 5, [R11/1-15/12] block of sixty (12 x 5), the complete upper five rows of the lower pane with unusual positioning of pierced marginal dots opposite rows 14/15; R12/10 showing damage to NE frame line and 15/12 with breaks in shading of the duty tablet, mainly very fine and fresh mint, stamps unmounted except for eight with hinge strengthening of perfs., diagonal crease affecting four and one with slight marks on gum, an exceptional and rare multiple. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 223, Spec. M9(1), cat. 3,960+ (as singles). Photo.
3999 | £160
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 11/2d. slate-purple and bluish green on chalky in a mint [R10/1-12] complete bottom of sheet strip of twelve, some tone spotting on reverse, most unmounted. S.G. Spec. M9(2).
4000 | £600
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. on chalky paper, head plate 4, duty plate 4, a collection of marginal multiples comprising SW corner blocks of four (2), SE corner blocks of twelve and four (3) all incl. [R20/11] dot at lower left of 2, NW and NE corner blocks of four, lower marginal blocks of ten and four, and a top marginal strip of three, an excellent range of shades, mainly of fine appearance but condition varies with some foxing, also a Blitz damaged bottom strip with just R20/1 remaining. (12 items, 58 stamps). Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. M12.
4001 £1900
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. grey-green and scarlet on chalky paper, head plate 2, duty plate 3 [R9/1-15/12] interpanneau block of eighty four being seven complete rows of the sheet, including a number of plate flaws with R9/1 unlisted (S.G.) tablet flaw, R10/2 with shading line below d thinned (S.G. M12g), etc., exceptionally fine and fresh mint, all but seven stamps unmounted. A superb and spectacular multiple. Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. M12(4), cat. 6,165+ (as singles). Photo.
4002 £650
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. green and chocolate-brown on chalky paper, head plate 4a, duty plate 10, [R11/10-20/12] block of thirty comprising the right three columns of the sheet with head plate date cut under R20/12, mainly fine and fresh mint with all but two stamps unmounted, a few small imperfections but a rare multiple. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 236a, Spec. M24(1), cat. 2,040+ (as singles). Photo.
4003 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. imperforate plate proof in orange on buff paper, fine block of four. Photo.
4004 £170
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 6d. imperforate plate proof in black on cream card, a fine block of four. Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. M31, cat. 600+. Photo.
4005 £1100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 6d. pale dull purple [R8/1-13/12] block of seventy two, the middle six rows of the sheet with interpanneau margin between 10th and 11th rows, purple dots to left and right of interpanneau margin, divided between 10th row and interpanneau margin and between 6th and 7th columns and rejoined with hinges, about 12 stamps with creases or gum creases but of mainly very fine fresh appearance with the majority unmounted. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 245, Spec. M31(1), cat. 4,560+ (as singles). Photo.
4006 £140
King Edward VII: 1910 De La Rue: 7d. deep grey-black, a very fine and fresh mint block of four, lower pair unmounted. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 249a, Spec. M37(2), cat. 540+ (as singles). Photo.
4008 £1550
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep (glossy) carmine on chalky paper, a very fine and fresh mint example with almost full original gum. Brandon certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. M43(4), cat. 3,750. Photo.
4009 £600
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s., 10s. and 1 overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, fresh with large part to full original gum, a few small imperfections, the 1 with faintly toned gum. (4). S.G. 260s, 263s, 265s & 266s, cat. 2,400. Photo.
4010 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac, 5s. bright carmine and 10s. ultramarine overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, fresh with virtually full original gum, 2s.6d. and 10s. with horizontal creases or bends, 5s. a few perfs. just blunted, excellent appearance. (3). S.G. 260s, 263s, 265s, cat. 1,100. Photo.
4011 £210
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac and 5s. bright carmine overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, fresh with full original gum (unmounted), 2s.6d. with faint toning by left value tablet, otherwise fine. S.G. 260s & 263s, cat. 700. Photo.
4012 £90
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac overprinted SPECIMEN type 16, very fine and fresh with full original gum. S.G. 260s, cat. 350. Photo.
4013 £210
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. dull yellow-green, a fine and fresh mint lower left corner marginal A 11 control strip of three in a most unusual pale shade showing weak streaky printing, usual gum wrinkles. Brandon certificate (1998). Photo.
4014 £350
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. dull green, a fine and fresh mint lower left corner marginal A 11 control block of six, the lower left stamp partially imperforate between stamp and sheet margins due to a pre-perforation paper creases, upper left corner pair rather heavily mounted. S.G. 268var. Photo.
4017 | £170
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison 1d. rose-carmine imperforate trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, diagonally overprinted CANCELLED type 21, a selection, comprising an upper left corner horizontal strip of four (without gum), horizontal and vertical pairs and five singles with gum, shades, some imperfections but mainly fine appearance. (13). S.G. Spec. M6t, cat. 1,300.
4018 £260
King Edward VII: King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red, a selection of five much misperforated examples from three different sheets, mainly fine to very fine and fresh mint, two with light creases or gum creases. S.G. 272var. Photo.
4019 £110
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red, a top left corner marginal block of six (3 x 2), the upper row with two additional strikes of the perforating comb, one affecting the sides of the stamps which appear largely rouletted, fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin). Photo.
4020 £110
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red, a top marginal block of six (3 x 2), with two additional strikes of the perforating comb, one affecting the sides of the stamps in the upper row which appear largely rouletted, fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin). Photo.
4021 £2000
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. intense rose-red, a fine unmounted mint top marginal pair (mounted in margin) an extraordinarily intense blotchy impression, possibly caused by a coincident double printing, most unusual and the only example that we have seen. Brandon certificate (2000). S.G. Spec. M6(3)var. Photo.
4022 £210
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. intense rose-red very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2001, for pair of which this is the left stamp) states very intense shade. S.G. Spec. M6(3), cat. 375. Photo.
4023 £80
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. intense rose-red fine and fresh mint, natural gum wrinkle, lightly mounted. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. M6(3), cat. 260. Photo.
4024 £180
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. deep rose-carmine, a very fine and fresh mint example with virtually full original gum. Hendon certificate (1995). S.G. Spec. M6(6), cat. 400. Photo.
4025 £200
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose (F) plate 34c, control A 11 (w), lower right corner marginal pair, fine and fresh mint. R.P.S. certificate (1968). S.G. 275a, Spec. M6(7), cat. 360+. Photo.
4026 £350
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink (F), a fine and fresh mint example with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1979). S.G. 275, Spec. M6(8), cat. 650. Photo.
4027 £280
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink (F), a fine and fresh mint marginal example with large part original gum. S.G. 275, Spec. M6(8), cat. 650. Photo.
4028 £240
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink (F), an exceptionally fine used example on small piece with neat NORTHWOODS.O/SP 13/11/MIDDLESEX c.d.s. S.G. 275, Spec. M6(8). Photo.
4029 £180
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink (F), a very fine used example on small piece with neat LIVERPOOL/JU 13/11 double ring c.d.s. S.G. 275, Spec. M6(8). Photo.
4030 £420
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. brick-red plate 58 trial printing with no watermark, a very fine and fresh unmounted mint block of four, the lower left stamp showing the constant bullet hole flaw. S.G. Spec. M6a, var. Photo.
4031 £300
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline rose (unlisted deep shade(F)), a mint block of four from left of sheet, slight traces of creasing, otherwise fine. Photocopy of R.P.S. Certificate (1999) of a block from which this came. S.G. 275a, cat. 1,100+. Photo.
4032 | £500
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 21/2d., corner blocks of four from the top left and top right, bottom left and bottom right of the sheet, good to very fine fresh mint, twelve stamps unmounted, one block with diagonal gum creases. (16).S.G. 276, cat. 1,940+ (as singles).
4034 £1300
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 3d. grey on lemon, a good mint example of this rare stamp with disturbed original gum, fresh colour and excellent appearance. R.P.S. certificates (1960 - Nissen, and 1974 - McCleery). S.G. 277a, Spec. M21(3), cat. 4,500. Photo.
4035 £100
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. deep dull green (very blotchy print) exceptionally fine used with HARBROUGH/DE 6/11 c.d.s., paper on reverse. R.P.S. certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. M4(3), cat. 400. Photo.
4036 £85
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense rose-red, a very fine used example with CHESTER/NO 15/11 c.d.s. Hendon certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. M7(3), cat. 275. Photo.
4037 £80
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. rose-carmine, a fine and fresh mint marginal block of six (3 x 2) from the right of the sheet, each vertical pair with the first horizontal perf. pin between missing, four stamps unmounted, unusual. S.G. Spec. M7(5)var. Photo.
4038 £150
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense rose-carmine, very fine and fresh unmounted, usual gum wrinkles. Hendon certificate (1993). S.G. Spec. M7var. Photo.
4039 £140
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 21/2d. dull blue plate 6, a distinct pale shade, [R20/1-12] bottom strip of twelve with date cut under 1/2 of R20/4, perf. V3, perfs. reinforced between 1 & 2 and separated and reinforced between 6 & 7, otherwise very fine and fresh mint with eight stamps unmounted, shows unusual misalignment with the bottom margin at an angle, very scarce, also a skeleton (no stamps) of bottom strip perf. V3a. (2 items, 12 stamps). Ex Aurelius. S.G. 284, Spec. M18(3).
4040 £1450
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 3d. grey on lemon, a good mint example with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1951). S.G. 277a, Spec. M22(3), cat. 3,250. Photo.
4041 £1100
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 4d. bright orange plate 7a, [R1/1-5/12] quarter sheet of sixty, the top half of the upper pane, perf. V3A, exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margins), folded between 6th and 7th columns and with some perf. separation and folds at tips. Ex Cecil Shaw and Aurelius. S.G. 286, Spec. M27(1), cat. 4,320. Photo.
4042 £350
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. dull purple and green plate H6c/D7, state 1 [R19/1-20-12] block of twenty four comprising the lower two rows of the sheet, perf. V1, with head plate date cuts under R20/12 etc. and co-extensive rules, mainly very fine and fresh mint, all but four stamps unmounted four of which have vertical creases, a bright shade. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 288, Spec. M10(5), cat. 1,220+ (as singles). Photo. See The Postage Stamps of Great Britain volume 3 (1964, Revised Edition), pages 234 & 235, and GB Journal volume 30 no. 4 (Sept.-Oct. 1992).
4043 £450
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2d. deep dull green and carmine, Head Plate 4c, Duty Plate 4, [R19/1-20/12] block of twenty four, the lower two rows of the sheet, date cuts and added diagonal cut under R20/11; includes the SW corner substitution of Duty Plate 3 as evidenced by the rules adjoining R19/ and R20/1, very fine and fresh mint, twenty two stamps unmounted, rare. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 291, Spec. M13(2), cat. 1,266+ (as singles). Photo.
4044 £230
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5d. head plate 4a, duty plate 5, [R9/11-10/12] rare SE corner block of four from upper pane with full interpane margin showing intermarginal dots and 1911 head plate cuts under R10/11, matching [R19/11-20/12] SE corner block also showing 1911 cuts and dot, and a complete bottom strip with one stamp R20/1 (blunted corner perf.) remaining, mainly very fine and fresh mint, the first block with just a trace of faint tone spots on gum, lower pairs in the blocks unmounted. (3 items, 9 stamps). Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. M30. Photo.
4045 £5000
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. bright magenta on chalky, a fine and fresh mint example with part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1993). S.G. 296, cat. 11,000. Photo.
4046 £140
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 7d. pale grey [R20/10-12] plate 3, a SW corner strip of three showing thin date cuts under & R20/12, perf. V1, also [R20/1-8] SW corner strip of eight (no cuts under 1st or 2nd), very fine and fresh mint, seven stamps unmounted. (2 items, 11 stamps). Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. M38(3), cat. 560+ .
4047 £1500
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 9d. deep dull reddish purple and deep bright blue, head plate 2a, duty plate 1, complete pane (B) of twenty with crack in duty plate rule above R1/4, exceptionally fine and fresh mint with all but one stamp unmounted, five with diagonal gum creases or bends not detracting, traces of printing ink offsets on gum, stunning colour, interestingly R1/1 does not show the frame crack at left. Ex Aurelius. S.G. 306a, Spec. M41(2), cat. 3,405+ (as singles). Photo.
4051 £260
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1s. dark green and scarlet overprinted SPECIMEN type 22, very fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted). S.G. 312s, Spec. M47s, cat. 320+. Photo.
4052 £420
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green overprinted SPECIMEN type 22, fresh with virtually full original gum, a few perfs. just blunted and vertical crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 320s, Spec. M56s, cat. 2,000. Photo.
4053 £210
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green of superb appearance with GUERNSEY/AU 6/12 c.d.s., vertical crease at right not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine, exceptionally well centred. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
4054 £90
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green good used with indistinct registered cancels. S.G. 320, cat. 700. Photo.
4055 £130
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat GUERNSEY/? 31/12 c.d.s., small toned area on reverse and added corner perf., of fine appearance. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
4056 £350
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green, the Lowden forgery fine used on piece with light circular cancellation, a few perfs. just blunted. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 59, cat. 1,100. Photo.
4057 | £220
King Edward VII: A selection of Postal Stationery incl. embossed 1d. envelopes (2) overprinted SPECIMEN, embossed 1d. envelopes (2) with albino impressions of the die, unused, addressed but unused 1d. envelopes (2), one with double impression (one albino), the other with additional double overlapping impression of the stamp on the flap, an s.t.o. sheet of 24 impressions of the 1d. arranged as two tte-bche blocks of twelve, etc. (28 items).
4058 £200
King Edward VII Postal Stationery: 1902 1d. letterpress postcard and letter card stamp die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), fine. Photo.
4059 £140
King Edward VII Postal Stationery: 1902 1d. newspaper wrapper stamp die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), without markings, very fine. Photo.
4060 £500
King Edward VII Postal Stationery: 1904-11 De La Rue 1d. letter card on blue with two impressions of the stamp, Arms and LETTER CARD inscription, in different shades of carmine, the upper stamp with horseshoe SPECIMEN type 17 and the lower stamp numbered 3 in ink alongside, one perforated edge on reverse missing, otherwise fine and most unusual. Photo.
4061 | £920
King George V: A duplicated collection on leaves incl. Downey Head printings and shades mint and used, 1912 (Jan.) 1/2d. (toned) and 1d. no cross on crown used, 1912-24 sets (2) with some shades mint, Seahorses incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. optd. SPECIMEN (faults), 2s.6d. to 1 (small thin) used, 1915 De La Rue to 10s. (2) used, 1934 re-engraved set mint (2s.6d. poor), 1924-26 to 1s. mint with shades plus 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways both mint and used, 1934-36 set and 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways mint, duplicated used throughout, postage dues mint incl. 1914-22 to 1s. (less 11/2d.), 1924-31 2s.6d., also KE VIII incl. postage due set mint, etc., mixed condition. (Few 100s).
4062 | £820
King George V: A collection of the 21/2d. issues, mainly good to fine mint incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. (71) with control singles (45, a fine range of shades with some close to Prussian), watermark varieties with inverted (6), reversed (1) and inverted and reversed (6), 1924-26 watermark block cypher 21/2d. (19 incl. 2 blocks of four with watermark inverted), 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. corner blocks of 6 (4, 12 stamps unmounted), etc., also some later issues.
4063 £1200
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: An actual size bromide of cleared die 1 and die 2 heads, inscribed old die and altered die respectively, very rare. This item is illustrated on plate 1 of part four of The Postage Stamps of Great Britain by Beaumont and Stanton. Ex Shaida. Photo.
4064 £2100
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 1/2d. die 1A, two actual size bromides of the die proof of the issued design, backgrounds largely uncleared but showing signs of the removal, one with eight points of the design noted for correction, most unusual and very rare. Ex Shaida. Photo.
4065 £400
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A 1d., an enlarged bromide (30 x 37mm) of stage 2 of the die before the addition of the value but with POSTAGE and REVENUE inscribed at top, the space for the head cut away, very fine. Ex Shaida. Photo.
4066 £90
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. used on Coronation p.p.c. with 1911 (June 22nd) London machine first day cancel, fine. Photo.
4067 £160
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. and 1d. A 11 control singles used on envelope to Scotland, tied by 1911 (June 22nd) Beltinge, Kent, first day c.d.s. cancels, fine. Photo.
4069 £550
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 (Oct. - Nov.) die 2 1d. Royal scarlet colour trial perf. 14.8 x 14 on gummed paper watermarked crown, very fine and fresh. Ex Shaida. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 90, cat. 1,350. Photo.
4070 | £70
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. deep green in a mint block of four with one showing no cross on crown, fine with the lower pair unmounted (incl. the variety), also a mint vertical pair with one showing the cross on crown partially missing. S.G. 338.
4071 £60
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1d. scarlet in an unmounted mint block from lower-right corner of pane (4x 6), one showing no cross on crown, few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. Photocopy of R.P.S. Certificate (2008) of a block from which this came. S.G. 341, 341a, cat 340.
4076 £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. Monolite Fast Red (brown-red) (Paranitranile Red) 1916 colour trial, perf. 15 x 14 on gummed paper watermarked Simple Cypher, overprinted CANCELLED type 24, a very fine and fresh marginal example (unmounted). S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 104, cat. 500. Photo.
4077 | £50
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet variety no watermark, a fine unmounted mint example, also 1/2d. vertical corner pair from upper right corner of the sheet both stamps showing just a trace of watermark at extreme left.
4079 £120
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. intense bright orange very fine used with crisp .....GHAM/4 AU/21 c.d.s. Ex Frank Stott. R.P.S. certificate (1974). S.G. Spec. N19(9), cat. 475. Photo.
4080 £250
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. intense bright orange showing extreme suffusion, fine used on piece with CHORLTONCUMHARDY/MANCHESTER/12 NO/21 double ring c.d.s. R.P.S. certificate (1980). S.G. Spec. N19(9). Photo.
4082 £480
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue with watermark inverted mint, small mark and pencil note on reverse and rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine, rare. S.G. 394Wi, cat. 2,500. Photo.
4083 | £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A selection on leaves with mint or unused 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. and 5s., 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s., and 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s., varied condition, some regummed or with redistributed gum, mainly of fine appearance, also some used incl. 1918 Bradbury 10s. (2), 1934 re-engraved set, etc. (22).
4084 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. imperforate colour trial in sepia-brown on thin ungummed paper without watermark, horizontal crease and small ink mark at left, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 172, cat. from 4,750. B.P.A. certificate (2011). Photo.
4085 £1800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set overprinted SPECIMEN type 26, exceptionally fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted), usual minor gum bends, 2s.6d. with a few short perfs. and tiny natural paper flaw, the 1 with almost complete offset of the SPECIMEN overprint on gum. (4). S.G. 399s, 401s, 402s & 403s, cat. 5,150+ (as mounted). Photo.
4086 £1800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s., 10s. and 1 overprinted SPECIMEN type 26, exceptionally fine and fresh with full original gum (unmounted). S.G. 401s, 402s & 403s, cat. 4,550+ (as mounted). Photo.
4087 £190
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. rose-carmine overprinted SPECIMEN type 26, fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. N66s, cat. 750. Photo.
4088 £1100
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, mint, some hinge remainders, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 2,800. Photo.
4089 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, attractive with GUERNSEY c.d.s., few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
4090 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, a used example with Guernsey c.d.s., reperforated at left. S.G. 404, cat. 1,500. Photo.
4091 £820
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. deep yellow-brown imperforate colour trial on gummed watermarked paper, a vertical pair, very fine, lower stamp unmounted, gum wrinkle. B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. N64, cat. 1,800. Photo.
4092 £160
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. (3 shades) good to fine fresh mint, also 10s. steel-blue of very fine fresh mint appearance but with filled thin. (4). Photo.
4093 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-carmine (pale shade), fine and fresh unmounted mint with margin at left (mounted in margin). R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. N68(1), cat. 500. Photo.
4094 £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull blue plate 1/3 left pane (philatelic plate 5) [R1/1] upper left corner example showing major re-entry, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin), natural gum bends, very scarce. Ex Aurelius. S.G. Spec. N71(1)a, cat. 2,000. Photo.
4096 £200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. good to fine mint, 2s.6d. with toned gum. S.G. 450-452, cat. 575. Photo.
4097 | £120
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 10s. indigo, two mint example, both with toned gum and few imperfections. S.G. 452.
4098 | £60
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. mint accumulation of U 34 controls in singles, pairs or strips, varied condition, some split perfs. (29 items).
4099 £5000
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 21/2d. blue variety no watermark, an upper left corner marginal block of four, exceptionally fine and fresh mint, the lower pair unmounted, a very rare multiple, only two sheets were discovered. S.G. 422a, Spec. N37a, cat. 9,200+. Photo.
4100 | £120
King George V: 1924-25 Wembley Exhibitions, a collection in an album with sets mint, reproductions of essays, publicity labels, covers and cards incl. postal stationery unused and used, picture postcards, etc.
4103 £260
King George V: 1925 Wembley 1d. affixed to Exhibition souvenir telegram, tied by the P.O. EXHIBIT. GOVT. PAVILION/WEMBLEY/31 OCT/1925 handstamp, the last day of the exhibition, with the received message on a second form printed in red with a strike of the handstamp, a fine pair. Photo.
4105 £1000
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 21/2d. affixed to official P.U.C. envelope and cancelled on the first day of issue by neat POSTAL UNION CONGRESS/LONDON/10 MY/1929 c.d.ss, fine and scarce. S.G. 434-7. Photo.
4107 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. watermark sideways fine mint, and 1 black of very fine used appearance with light c.d.s. but repaired at top. S.G. 434a-436a, 438. Photo.
4108 £520
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint top marginal example (mounted and crease in sheet margin), very well centred. S.G. 438. Photo.
4109 £400
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an unmounted mint example with off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
4110 £420
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an exceptionally fine and fresh mint top marginal example, unmounted but for tiny gum blemish, minor gum bends. S.G. 438. Photo.
4111 £290
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a good mint example with large part slightly off-white gum, slight marks on gum, also a quite well executed modern forgery. Photo.
4112 | £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a lightly mounted mint example, a little toned. S.G. 438. Photo.
4113 £330
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
4114 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with Londoln Airmail c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
4115 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with London Airmail c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
4116 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, fine used with oval registered cancel. S.G. 438. Photo.
4117 £290
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a very fine used marginal example from the left of the sheet with light c.d.s. S.G. 438. Photo.
4118 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, fine used with parcel cancels. S.G. 438. Photo.
4119 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a good used example, light creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
4120 £350
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d. to 21/2d. set fine used on registered commemorative first day cover to Birmingham with WINDSOR double circle c.d.ss, scarce. S.G. 453-456. Photo.
4121 £5500
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a very fresh mint vertical marginal pair from the right of the sheet, the sheet margin rejoined with two fairly heavy hinges, lower stamp with small stain at foot, otherwise fine and of excellent colour. S.G. 456a, cat. 20,000. Photo.
4122 £4200
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a mint example with full original gum, just the barest trace of a very light hinge and light gum bend, faintly toned, otherwise fine, normal for comparison. S.G. 456a, cat. 10,000. Photo.
4123 | £3000
King Edward VIII: A comprehensive collection of KE VIII covers in an album with first day covers incl. 1/2d., 11/2d. and 21/2d. sets on commemorative covers (2) with Kingstanding c.d.s., 1/2d. to 21/2d. and 1d. pair of plain covers with King Edward Banff c.d.ss, eight further pairs of matching commemorative or cachet covers with various cancels, fine range of hand illustrated covers signed AJS incl. blocks of four with matching illustrations, 1d. plain cover with three different KG VI issues affixed, each cancelled on their respective days of issue, 1/2d. to 21/2d. f.d.cs incl. plain cover with Kingston-on-Thames slogan cancel, cachet covers with Charlton Kings and Kingston-on-Thames c.d.ss, AJS illustrated cover with Kingsley Park Northampton c.d.s., matching set of four commemorative covers with blocks of four with Sutton Coldfield c.d.ss, various other f.d.cs, 10th December range of abdication covers incl. one with King Edward Banff c.d.ss, 14th December local Nottingham envelope bearing KE VIII 11/2d. crudely overprinted GEORGE/VI/R.I., not surcharged and with partly printed label requesting it to be returned for official enquiries, 1937 (June 3rd) marriage covers (4, one French), etc., mainly fine, a remarkable assembly. (87).
4124 £600
King Edward VIII: 1936 photograph (95 x 137mm) of KE VIII by Hugh Cecil, as used for the issued stamps, with pencil annotations on reverse incl. 11505,C, slight damage on reverse, rare. Photo.
4125 | £200
King George VI: A duplicated collection on leaves with mint incl. sideways and inverted wmk. sets complete, 1939-48 and 1951 sets to 1, commemoratives complete, postage dues incl. 1937-38 4d., 1s. (4), 2s.6d. (2), 1951-52 set, various used incl. wmk. varieties, sets to 1, etc., mixed condition, some of the mint unmounted. (approx. 390).
4126 | £40
King George VI: 1937 Waterlow recess printed full face essays comprising imperforate pair in violet, and perforated singles and pairs both in violet and in claret, fine and fresh with full gum. (8).
4127 £110
King George VI: 1942 (Dec. 7th) Air Mail Letter Sheet, unstamped format with 1937-47 6d. adhesive affixed, used on the first day of issue with Sutton Coldfield wavy line machine cancel, sent by the The Aero Field to Southern Rhodesia with Bulawayo 1943 (Jan. 25th) arrival datestamp, small hole in back sheet otherwise fine, scarce. Photo.
4128 £500
King George VI: 1937-47 1d., 11/2d., 2d., 21/2d. and 3d. with unofficial WAR-TAX surcharge essays prepared in 1940 by Tom Todd and Hugh Valancy, the 21/2d. surcharged ONE PENNY, the others HALFPENNY, good to fine mint. (5). Photo.
4129 £90
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-green and 10s. dark blue, both overprinted SPECIMEN type 23, slight staining on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. Q30t, Q32s. Photo.
4130 £520
King George VI: 1940 Centenary 1/2d. to 3d. set, each left margin cylinder singles, used on the back cover of a complete copy of the Stamp Centenary Exhibition souvenir catalogue, each cancelled by the Stamp Centenary London special first day handstamps in red, most unusual, probably unique. S.G. 479-484. Photo.
4131 £260
King George VI: 1940 Centenary 1/2d. to 3d. set in blocks of four, used on six separate matching envelopes with labels depicting the 1d. black and 2d. blue affixed, cancelled by VILLE AU ROI GUERNSEY/CH.IS./6 MY/40 first day c.d.ss, a fine set. S.G. 479-484. Photo.
4132 | £4500
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games large unmounted mint accumulation with 21/2d. (420), 3d. (1,850), 6d. (1,490) and 1s. (1,770), mostly in blocks of six, twelve, thirty, or larger multiples, a few with bends, mainly fine.
4133 | £110
King George VI: German Propaganda Forgeries: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d., 1937 Coronation 11/2d. and 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. set, unused, fine.
4134 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1952-67 Wilding issue mint (mainly unmounted) collection in a binder with sets incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites, phosphors, sideways and inverted watermarks, coil strips incl. joins, a few cylinder blocks incl. 11/2d. St. Edwards Crown cylinder 14 dot showing [R.19/1] butterfly flaw, good range of booklet panes with panes of two, four and six with inverted and sideways wmks., 1d. label panes, se-tenant panes, many constant flaws, perf. types, cream and white papers, scarce incl. 11/2d. graphite upright and inverted wmks., 2d. Tudor Crown wmk. inverted, 2d. Multiple Crowns wmk. inverted, 21/2d. left band white paper wmk. inverted, four complete booklets, also regionals, decimal Wildings, etc., varied condition, some toned, booklet panes with mixed perfs. but many fine. (100s).
4135 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint collection in two hingeless Lighthouse albums with Wilding sets with some watermark varieties, 1955 Waterlow set, pre-decimal commemoratives complete with phosphor sets (some se-tenant issues split), decimals to 2000 and some later, Machins, high values to 5 and 10, regionals, postage dues incl. 1954-55 to 2s.6d., 1955-57 2s.6d., later to 5, etc., mainly fine with most unmounted. (100s).
4136 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint accumulation of definitives on stockcards, mainly errors and varieties with a few Wildings and pre-decimal Machins incl. misperfs., coil strips, phosphor shifts, missing phosphors, 2s.6d. Bradbury Castle sheets and plate blocks, quantity of decimal Machins incl. printings, booklet panes, coil strips, errors and varieties incl. phosphor shifts, partial missing phosphors, missing phosphors incl. 5p. claret imperf. at left, 6p. emerald OCP/PVA, 16p. drab, 1p./11/2p. FCP/PVA se-tenant booklet pane of four (trimmed at left), 31/2p. FCP/PVAD booklet pane plus label, a few complete booklets missing phosphor incl. 50p. Pirates of Penzance (slight trimming), blind perfs., misperfs., 11/2p. uncoated paper, 14p. deep blue centre band imperforate pair (creases), regional missing phosphors inc. Northern Ireland 3p., 8p., Scotland 5d., 31/2p., Wales 51/2p., 71/2p., etc., mainly fine. (100s).
4137 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of mainly pre-decimal complete sheets, incl. definitives and commemoratives, some duplication, etc. (1,000s).
4138 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in two albums, a stockbook, on leaves and loose in a carton with mint incl. Wilding sets, graphites and phosphor-graphites, sideways and inverted wmks., pre-decimal and decimal Machins, regionals, postage due sets to 5, decimal booklets incl. 1972 1, presentation packs, commemoratives with pre-decimals complete with phosphor sets, decimals to 1991, large quantity of used definitives and commemoratives, etc., varied condition. (1,000s).
4139 | £390
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1953-67 collection of illustrated commemorative first day covers incl. 1953 Coronation with London slogan, 1957 Parliament with Big ben cancel, 1958 Games with Llanberis slogan, 1960 G.L.O. with Lombard Street c.d.s., 1962 to 1964 Shakespeare ordinary and phosphor sets complete (1962 N.P.Y. phosphor on plain envelope), 1963 Red Cross ordinary and phosphor covers with West Wellow c.d.s and signed by the Vicar of West Wellow, in addition 1963 issues complete with ordinary and phosphor sets on one cover incl. Red Cross with West Wellow c.d.s. signed by the Vicar, Francis Chichester and Alec Rose signed covers, etc., mainly fine, many unaddressed or with typed addresses. (38).
4140 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint accumulation of decimal commemoratives on stockcards, mostly errors and varieties and mainly 1970s to early 1980s issues with phosphor shifts incl. broad bands, embossing and colour shifts, misperfs., missing phosphors incl. 1971 Universities set, 1973 Tree 9p., 1972 Broadcasting 9p. with bands omitted from front but printed on back, missing embossing incl. 1971 Christmas 71/2p., 1973 Cricket 9p., paper joins, doctor blade flaws, blind perfs., 1976 Christmas 11p. uncoated paper, etc., all apparently unmounted. (approx. 240 items).
4141 | £700
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A QE II all apparently unmounted mint collection in two Hagner binders, from 1952 Wildings incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites, phosphors, sideways and inverted wmks., 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1, 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1, also 1st De La Rue set used, commemoratives from 1953 incl. early phosphor sets, regionals incl. Northern Ireland and Wales 17p. grey-blue type II, Scotland 31p. Waddington type II, etc. (Few 100s).
4142 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint accumulation of pre-decimal commemoratives on stockcards, mainly errors and varieties with colour shifts, misperfs., double perf. varieties, embossing shifts, missing embossing, phosphor shifts incl. broad bands, missing phosphors inc. 1970 Christmas 4d. pair (also with embossing shifted), partial missing colours, missing colours incl. 1970 Cottages 1s. new blue omitted, 1970 Christmas 1s.6d. ochre omitted, paper joins, inking flaws, inverted wmks., all apparently unmounted, with some normals, etc., also a few used. (Approx. 120 items).
4144 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A small selection, incl. 1953 and 1963 presentation booklets, 1967-70 Machin 1d. booklet pane of six with scarce F1 dot, 4d. Method pane with missing phosphor, 1967 Christmas 4d. used on cover and showing Queen;s Head misplaced, 1969 Christmas 5d. two unmounted mint examples showing colour shifts, etc. (16 items).
4146 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1961-69 an unmounted mint accumulation of Commemoratives, mint in blocks and sheets, etc. (100s).
4148 | £55
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of mint and used commemoratives in three stockbooks incl. a few minor varieties, etc. (100s).
4149 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1958-65 small selection comprising watermark multiple crowns 1s. bistre-brown, an upper right corner copy, partly imperforate between stamp and sheet margin due to pre-perforation paper fold, small portion of sheet margin detached and rejoined with hinge, otherwise fine, 1969 Cathedrals 9d. showing major black shift, 1993-2004 De La Rue 2 deep blue-green cylinder D1 no dot [R18/1-2] pair missing in value, fine unmounted mint, also a misperforated marginal example of the 1950-51 1d. (4 items).
4150 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1952-58 large combination first day cover bearing 1952-54 Tudor watermark 1/2d. to 1s.6d. set, 1953 Coronation set, 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set, 1957 Scouts set, Parliamentary 4d., 1958 Games set and Northern Ireland 1958 3d., 6d. and 1s.3d., all cancelled on the relevant day of issue with BANGOR/CO. DOWN double ring c.d.ss, some slight staining but most unusual with fourteen different first day cancels. Photo.
4152 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1957-60 group of Wilding cachet covers, all with Southampton S machine cancels, comprising 1957 graphite set on two 1957 (Dec. 19th) covers for the introduction of the first automatic letter sorting machine, another set on 1958 (March 17th) illustrated ALF cover, 1959 phosphor-graphite set on two 1959 (Nov. 18th) first day covers, and 1960 1/2d. to 1s.3d. phosphor original set of nine on two 1960 (July 6th) covers for the inauguration of the first phosphor line sorting machine, fine. (7).
4153 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958 (Feb.) 3s. and 4s.6d. paste up training booklets, each with the correct number of panes as issued made up of blocks of six from sheets with each stamp overprinted with two thick black vertical bars, assembled with stamp selvedge and tape and stapled into covers (without stitching holes), 1/2d. pane in 3s. booklet with wmk. St. Edwards Crown, the others all wmk. Tudor Crown, 1d. and 11/2d. panes in 3s. booklet with some split perfs., most unusual.
4154 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set contained in unopened 1960 presentation pack, priced at 1.18s. for sale at the 1960 Stamp Exhibition in Festival Hall, fine and rare. S.G. 1,100. Photo.
4155 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set fine unmounted mint, each with margin at right, also 1963 Bradbury and 1967-68 no wmk. sets to 1 unmounted mint. (12).
4156 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1959 2nd De La Rue 10s. blue in a mint corner block of four (three are unmounted) and 1 in a mint corner block of four (one is unmounted), fine. S.G. 597 & 598.
4157 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 (Dec. 6th) Wilding 3d. booklet pane of four from the 2s. booklet for Christmas Cards, cancelled by Hythe, Southampton, first day c.d.s. on airmail envelope to Bermuda, fine and scarce. Photo.
4158 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A specialised apparently all unmounted mint collection of singles in a stockbook with shades, head types, phosphor screens, booklet and coil stamps, uncoated papers, misplaced phosphors, missing phosphors incl. 8d. turquoise-blue, 9d. GA and PVA, 10d., 1s.9d., etc., mainly fine. (Approx. 177).
4159 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machin 5d. Royal blue imperforate booklet pane of six (3 x 2), the right hand vertical pair with slight creasing and a tear into the upper right stamp, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare, also back cover of August 1969 5s. Long Melford booklet in which this was found. S.G. 735a, Spec. UB19a, cat. 2,750. Photo.
4161 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machin 1s.6d. PVA variety Prussian blue and phosphor omitted, the scarce error from cylinder 5A2B printings, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1995). S.G. 743Evb var, EC GBR1489a - circa 30 known, cat. 750. Photo.
4162 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1974 1/2p., 1p., 11/2p., 5p. + 3p. and 5p. + 1/2p. set of self-adhesive labels printed by H.M. Stationery Office, fine used on first day cover with LONDON W.C./10 FE/74 c.d.s. cancels, fine and scarce. Photo.
4164 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A comprehensive specialised all apparently unmounted mint collection in four stockbooks, mainly singles with different papers, gums, head types, value types and settings, phosphor screens, booklet and coil stamps, self-adhesives, high values to 5 and 10, errors and varieties incl. misplaced phosphors, missing phosphors incl. scarce, all-over phosphors, 31/2p. deep olive-green OCP/PVAD, 2 deep blue-green missing , uncoated papers incl. 11/2p., also comprehensive decimal regional singles incl. perf. changes, type II values, etc., mainly fine, with a comprehensive list of the collection. (Many 100s).
4166 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of folded and barcode booklets, etc. (63 items).
4167 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1970-72 1 bluish-black. a spectacularly misperforated lower left corner marginal block of four, also imperforate block of four and normal block, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 831b, var. Photo.
4168 £950
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1971-96 Machin 10p. orange-brown and chestnut, two bands FCP/PVA, variety orange-brown omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of six with 3B missing, fine unmounted mint, light bend in extreme corner of sheet margin, very rare, believed to be the only cylinder block in private hands, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. X885a, cat. 1,080+, EC GBR1773a, cat. (cylinder block of six) 1,500. Photo.
4169 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1971-96 photo Harrison 121/2p. light emerald FCP/PVAD, a complete cylinder 2 no dot sheet of 200 (folded) from the phosphor under ink printing, with the centre band shifted to the left leaving each stamp with two narrow bands, those in the right-hand column having a very narrow band at left only (uncatalogued), fine. S.G. Spec. U212e, var, cat 1,600+.
4171 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1971-96 photo Harrison on Phosphor Coated Paper: 201/2p. ultramarine phosphorised (fluorescent coated) paper, unmounted mint block of fifteen, showing partial imperfs with indents. S.G. X961var. Photo.
4172 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1993-2011 2 deep blue-green, a cylinder "D1" no dot horizontal pair with [R18/1] missing in value, also 1 bluish violet vertical pair with a 3mm shift of the horizontal perfs., fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1727/a, cat. 175, Y1725 var.
4175 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. (Timson) 3d. variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 624Aa, EC GBR1248a, cat. 550. Photo.
4176 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1962 NPY (ordinary) 3d., a fine mint marginal block of nine (3 x 3) from the left of the sheet, the lower right stamp with the light blue Queens head completely omitted (traces in the map section), the stamp above head largely omitted and the top right stamp head partially omitted, these unmounted. S.G. 632/a, EC GBR1264a. Photo.
4177 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Paris Postal Conference (ordinary) 6d., a set of six Dover Philatelic Society Exhibition covers and three further similarly illustrated envelopes all to the same addressee, each with 6d. cancelled with the Dover Packet Service special first day handstamp and the fronts also with Dover Post Office Tercentenary cachets in red, some with a little toning around the stamps otherwise fine, a unique set. (9).
4178 £2900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Paris Postal Conference (ordinary) 6d. variety green omitted, the lower example in a top left corner vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint, dealers handstamp in margin on reverse, rare. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 636a, cat. 5,500+, EC GBR1272a - 30 mint known. Photo.
4180 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963-70 selection of phosphor varieties comprising 1963 Paris Postal Conference (phosphor) 6d. in a right margin strip of three and a row of six (folded) with side margins, each showing a progressive deterioration in the phosphor printing towards the left, 1964 Geographical 4d., an upper right corner marginal block of four, the top pair with phosphor bands printed diagonally on the back but omitted from the printed side, lower pair partially so, due to paper fold affecting lower pair, Brandon certificate (1999) S.G. 652/p var., 1965 Battle of Britain (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of six with margin at right, variety two phosphor bands at left and centre on each stamp, due to a phosphor shift to the right, 1970 Philympia 9d., a lower left corner marginal cylinder block of six (2 x 3) variety one broad phosphor band at right, mainly fine unmounted mint. (5 items). S.G. 636p var., 652/p var., 671pa var., 836var.
4181 £3800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Cable (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety black omitted, the top stamp in a vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 645a, cat. 6,800+, EC GBR1290a - 22 known. Photo.
4182 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare (ordinary) set on first day cover from Stratford-upon-Avon, signed by the 1st. Earl of Avon, formerly Sir Anthony Eden, fine. Photo.
4183 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) omitted, fine used with the other values on an unaddressed Philatelic Bureau, London, first day cover. S.G. 652a, unpriced used, EC GBR1304a - 3 first day covers known, cat. 1,000. Photo.
4184 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) and red-brown (dock walls) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 652c, cat. 500. EC GBR1304a. Photo.
4185 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge (ordinary) 6d. variety black printing double, fine unmounted mint, a couple of minor gum bends, with normal. S.G. 660var, EC F199MIa - circa 12 known, cat. 600 (2005). Photo.
4186 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. vertical pair, one with variety brown-red (tube) omitted, other partially omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 667a, cat. 500+, EC GBR1334a - circa 60 known. Photo.
4187 £15000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. variety indigo omitted, in an unmounted mint lower right corner traffic light block of four with the indigo dot missing, a fine and unique multiple, with normal traffic light block for comparison. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 667b, cat. 26,000+, EC GBR1334c - 10 mint known, cat. (for a traffic light block) 36,000. Photo.
4188 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Post Office Tower (ordinary) 3d. variety olive-yellow (Tower) omitted, fine unmounted mint, Brandon certificate (1988). S.G. 679a, cat. 4,750, EC GBR1358a - circa 30 mint known. Photo.
4189 £1900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 United Nations (ordinary) 3d. in a top of sheet block of twelve (6 x 2, folded) with the top left strip of three all imperforate between the stamps and the top margin, due to a paper fold and thus all affected by creases, fine unmounted mint, a rare piece, the only recorded example of this error. S.G. 681var, EC F235IMa - 3 known, cat. 4,500 (2005). Photo.
4190 £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted, the lower stamp in a left margin cylinder pair with 1C missing, top stamp with partial omission, fine unmounted mint, a rare item, with normal cylinder block of six for comparison. S.G. 684a, cat. 4,200+, EC GBR1368a - 21 mint known, cat. (cylinder pair) 4,750. Photo.
4191 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted fine mint. S.G. 684a, cat. 4,000, EC GBR1368a - 21 known. Photo.
4194 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (phosphor) set on first day cover from Wembley, signed by ten players (plus one duplicate signature), fine. Photo.
4195 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 694a, cat. 180, EC GR1388a. Photo.
4196 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety red omitted, a top right corner example, horizontal bend and small gum adhesion otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare error, with normal for comparison. S.G. 694c, cat. 10,000, EC GBR1388d - circa 12 known. Photo. Pierron states Copies tend to be grubby and suffer slight gum bends
4197 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 695a, cat. 300, EC GBR1390a. Photo.
4199 £11000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety four colours, black, blue, bistre and reddish brown omitted, the lower left corner block from the bottom half of a cylinder block with 2F (blue), 2G (bistre) and 1H (reddish brown) missing, fine unmounted mint, a rare and spectacular error, with matching normal block for comparison. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 696ab, cat. 18,000+, EC GBR1392a - 30 mint blocks known. Photo.
4200 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at left, upper left stamp (gull) with minor gum bend, scarce. S.G. 696ae, EC GBR1392e - circa 25 blocks known, cat. 2,200. Photo.
4201 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety emerald-green omitted, with margin at right showing the top half of the traffic light dots, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696af, cat. 600+, EC GBR1392f - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
4202 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d., two vertical pairs from a separated se-tenant block of four variety emerald-green omitted, fine mint (trace of a hinge), a se-tenant cylinder block of eight (folded horizontally through central perfs.) with a 3mm reddish brown shift to the left affecting the Robin and Blackbird stamps, light corner bends top and bottom right otherwise fine unmounted mint and a phosphor 4d. se-tenant block of four with a 21/2mm downward shift of red affecting the Gull and Robin stamps, fine unmounted mint. (3 items).
4204 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bright blue omitted, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 696ag, cat. 1,400, EC GB1392MCh - circa 40 blocks known. Photo.
4205 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bright blue omitted, fine unmounted mint, folded vertically through perfs., scarce. S.G. 696ag, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1392h - circa 40 blocks known. Photo.
4206 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bistre omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal block for comparison. S.G. 696ah, cat. 800, EC GBR1392j - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
4207 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. lower right corner se-tenant traffic light block of eight variety reddish brown omitted, with reddish brown dot missing, gum bend on two otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. 500+, EC GBR1392l, cat. (traffic light block of eight) 650. Photo.
4208 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. lower right corner se-tenant traffic light block of eight variety reddish brown omitted, with reddish brown dot missing, a couple of light bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. 500+, EC GBR1392l , cat. (traffic light block of eight) 650. Photo.
4209 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight variety reddish brown omitted, with 1H or 2H missing, small adhesion on one and margin imperfections otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. 500+, EC GBR1392l, cat. (cylinder block of eight) 650. Photo.
4210 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety reddish brown omitted, with top half of the cylinder numbers in left margin, small gum wrinkle on one otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. 250, EC GBR1392l. Photo.
4211 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety reddish brown omitted, used on Manchester first day cover, small top right corner imperfection otherwise fine. S.G. 696aj, unpriced used, EC GBR1392l - circa 4 first day covers known, cat. (f.d.c.) 400. Photo.
4213 £11500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight variety bistre omitted, with 2G missing, fine unmounted mint and unique, with normal cylinder block of eight for comparison. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 696pah, cat. 22,000+, EC GBR1392k - circa 15 blocks known, cat. (cylinder block of eight) 27,000. Photo.
4214 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight variety reddish brown omitted, with 1H or 2H missing, fine unmounted mint, with normal cylinder block of eight for comparison. S.G. 696paj, cat. 700+, EC GBR1392m, cat. (cylinder block of eight) 900. Photo.
4215 £4500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety bistre omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at left, rare. S.G. 696ph, EC GBR1392k - circa 15 blocks known, cat. 11,000. Photo.
4219 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Technology (ordinary) set used on illustrated f.d.c. cancelled by Macclesfield c.d.s. with Jodrell bank cachet alongside, fine and scarce. S.G. 701-4. Photo.
4220 £10000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Technology (ordinary) 6d. variety red (Mini-cars) omitted, the lower example in a top margin vertical strip of seven, minor gum wrinkle, fine unmounted mint and very rare. S.G. 702a, cat. 19,000, EC GBR1404a - 18 mint known. Photo.
4221 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of 24 (6 x 4, folded) from base of sheet variety bistre omitted, cylinder numbers with 1C missing and traffic lights with bistre dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 705ac, cat. 1,560+, EC GBR1410c - circa 40 strips known, cat. (cylinder/traffic light block of 24) 2,400. Photo.
4222 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of 18 (6 x 3, folded) from base of sheet variety deep blue omitted, cylinder numbers with 1D missing and traffic lights with deep blue dot missing, a little gum disturbance on top strip otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 705ad, cat. 1,350+, EC GBR1410e - circa 40 strips known. Photo.
4223 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of 24 (6 x 4, folded) from base of sheet variety green omitted, cylinder numbers with 1G missing and traffic lights with green dot missing, a few small gum wrinkles at bottom right and one stamp with tone spot otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 705ag, cat. 1,560+, EC GBR1410k, cat. (cylinder/traffic light block of 24) 1,950. Photo.
4224 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant strip of six (almost severed) variety green omitted, with left margin showing 1G cylinder number missing and right margin with green traffic light dot missing, unmounted mint, also a similar marginal strip (divided in two), mounted on one stamp, left margin almost detached. S.G. 705ag, cat. 780, EC GBR1410k.
4227 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant strip of six (folded) variety olive-green omitted, with left margin showing 1B cylinder number missing and right margin with olive-green traffic light dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 705pab, cat. 390, EC GBR1410b - circa 40 strips known, cat. (cylinder/traffic light strip) 600. Photo.
4228 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant strip of six (folded) variety deep blue omitted, with left margin showing 1D cylinder number missing and right margin with deep blue traffic light dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 705pad, cat. 450, EC GBR1410f - circa 40 strips known.
4229 £820
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of 24 (6 x 4, folded) from base of sheet variety magenta omitted, cylinder numbers with 1F missing and traffic lights with magenta dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 705paf, cat. 1,560+, EC GBR1410j - circa 40 strips known, cat. (cylinder/traffic light block of 24) 2,400. Photo.
4230 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of 24 (6 x 4, folded) from base of sheet variety green omitted, cylinder numbers with 1G missing and traffic lights with green dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 705pag, cat. 1,560+, EC GBR1410l - circa 60 strips known, cat. (cylinder/traffic light block of 24) 1,950. Photo.
4232 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 3d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 713var, EC GBR1426a, cat. 125. Photo.
4233 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a vertical pair with normal, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 714var, EC GBR1428a - 30 to 50 known, cat. 550. Photo.
4234 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 714var, EC GBR1428a - 30 to 50 known, cat. 550. Photo.
4235 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint from top-left corner of sheet. Photocopy of B.P.A. Certificate (2003) for a strip from which this came. S.G. 714var, EC GBR1428a - 30 to 50 known, cat. 550. Photo.
4236 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety black (Queens head, etc.), brown, new blue and yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, light pencil no. 39 on reverse. S.G. 715a, EC GBR1430a, cat. 1,250. Photo.
4237 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 715b, EC GBR1430b. Photo.
4238 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety brown omitted and 1s.6d. (ordinary) with new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normals for comparison. S.G. 715d, 716e, EC GBR1430f, 1432c.
4239 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. variety lilac omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of six with the lilac dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 715pb, cat. 1,350+, EC GBR1430c - 60 to 90 known, cat. (traffic light block of six) 1,750. Photo.
4240 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. variety new blue omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of six with the new blue dot missing, fine unmounted mint, folded along perfs. below top pair, a scarce multiple. S.G. 715pe, cat. 810+, EC GBR1430i. Photo.
4241 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 1s.6d. variety blue-grey omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of eight with 2H missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 716pd, cat. 1,080+, EC GBR1432h , cat. (cylinder block of eight) 1,275. Photo.
4242 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d., the unique se-tenant block of four variety agate omitted, folded, right stamps with some gum disturbance and the upper right stamp with a blunted corner perf., otherwise fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 717pa, d, EC GB1434MCa, cat. 18,000. Photo. Tom Pierron notes - 1 mint block known, 3 mint sets of four as singles and 3 singles - A couple of lady pensioners on holiday in the West Country bought all known copies of the error for use as postage. They split all blocks bar one and lightly stuck the majority to postcards -hence the reason why most copies show gum disturbance and the odd blunt perforation. One was posted before the error was spotted. The fate of the postally used copy is unknown.
4244 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d. lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight (2 x 4) variety slate-purple omitted, with 1H missing, affects the top left stamp in each block of four, a few small marks on gum on top left stamp otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 717pf, cat. 1,050+, EC GBR1434d - circa 50 blocks known, cat. (cylinder block of eight) 1,475. Photo.
4245 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety slate-purple omitted, affects the top left stamp, fine unmounted mint, folded vertically through perfs. S.G. 717pf, cat. 525, EC GBR1434d - circa 50 blocks known. Photo.
4246 £9000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 British Paintings 4d. variety new blue omitted, a superb unmounted mint upper right corner marginal example of this rarity. S.G. 748a, EC GB1496b - 5 known, cat. 15,000. Photo.
4247 £4500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 British Paintings 9d. variety black (Queens head and value) omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of six with the black dot missing, gum wrinkle on one otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple, with matching normal traffic light block for comparison. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 749a, cat. 5,700+, EC GBR1498a - circa 60 known, cat. (traffic light block of six) 6,250. Photo.
4248 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 750b, cat. 280, EC GBR1500a. Photo.
4249 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety phosphor omitted fine unmounted mint. S.G. 750Ey, EC GB1500PHa, cat. 300. Photo.
4250 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.6d. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint top marginal. S.G. 754Ey, EC GBR1508b, cat. 500. Photo.
4251 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.9d. showing a dry print of the violet resulting in the omission of the rectangular frame enclosing the face value and the Queens head at top and the SHARLAND and HARRISON imprints at foot, horizontal crease otherwise fine unmounted mint, unusual. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. 755var. Photo.
4252 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety gold (3D only) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 756var, EC GBR1512d - circa 4 known, cat. 1,750. Photo.
4254 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 selection of unmounted mint commemorative errors and varieties (10) incl. 1967 Christmas 4d. gold omitted, 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. black omitted and yellow-green omitted, 1969 Christmas 5d. light blue omitted, 1970 Anniversaries 1s. gold omitted, colour shifts, etc., fine, two with normals.
4255 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, three examples (one with a few flecks) in the centre of a strip (folded) of twelve, the stamp to the left of the three with Queens head only omitted and the stamp to the right with 4D only omitted (S.G. 757b, cat. 2,800), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 757a/b/var, EC GBR1514Ma/b, cat. 3,000+. Photo.
4256 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, in a top right corner traffic light block of eight (4 x 2) with the gold dot missing, a few margin imperfections otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal traffic light block for comparison. S.G. 757a, cat. 640+, EC GBR1514a, cat. 755+. Photo.
4257 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, in a lower right corner cylinder pair with 8A missing, one with patch of slightly disturbed gum otherwise fine, with a set of normal cylinder blocks of six showing the four different cylinder numbers used for printing gold. S.G. 757a, cat. 150+, EC GBR1514a, cat. (cylinder pair) 275. Photo.
4258 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety imperforate and gold (Queens head and value) omitted, in a left margin horizontal pair with full gum (unmounted) from a proof sheet, left stamp also has an albino embossed Queens head (embossing was not used for this issue), small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 757var, EC GBR1514e - circa 30 pairs known, cat. 550. Photo.
4259 £6800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, the lower stamp in a vertical pair with margin at foot (folded), top stamp with gum imperfection, error stamp fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 758a, cat. 11,000, EC GBR1516a - 6 known. Photo.
4260 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety ultramarine omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 758b, cat. 750, EC GBR1516c, circa 60 mint known. Photo.
4261 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 9d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 764a, EC GBR1528a , cat. 225. Photo.
4262 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.6d. variety red-orange (rooftops) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 765b, cat. 375, EC GBR1530b. Photo.
4263 £680
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Bridges 1s.9d. variety gold and phosphor omitted, very fine used with light LONDON STREET/READING/14 JU c.d.ss, very rare. B.P.A. certificate (1988). S.G. 766Eya, unpriced, EC GB1532MCb - only one mint and circa six used (all Reading) examples are believed to exist, cat. 1,600. Photo.
4264 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety gold (value and Queens head) omitted in a top left corner block of four, bend affecting one otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 773a, EC GB1546MCa - circa 90 known, cat. 1,000. Photo.
4265 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, a left margin cylinder single with 1A missing, fine unmounted mint, with normal cylinder block of six for comparison. S.G. 773a, cat. 275+, EC GBR1546a. Photo.
4270 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety vermilion omitted unmounted mint, minor gum disturbance, otherwise fine, with normal for comparison. S.G. 775b, cat. 500, EC GBR1550Mb - 120 known. Photo.
4271 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety ultramarine and phosphor omitted unmounted mint, fine, with normal. S.G. 775c, cat 400, EC GBR1550d - circa 120 mint known. Photo.
4272 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety ultramarine and phosphor omitted mint, small areas of adhesion on gum. S.G. 775c, cat. 450, EC GBR1550d. Photo.
4273 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety ultramarine and phosphor omitted, used with part Glasgow slogan cancel. B.P.A. certificate (1969). S.G. 775c, unpriced used, EC GBR1550d - circa 120 mint known, only 1 used, cat. 300. Photo.
4274 £9000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety black (Queens head, value, hull and inscription) omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of four with 1A missing, fine unmounted mint, a unique multiple of this spectacular error, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 778a, cat. 11,200+, EC GBR1556a, cat. (cylinder block of four) 12,000. Photo.
4275 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety black (Queens head, value, hull and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at foot, with normal for comparison, a scarce and spectacular error. S.G. 778a, cat. 2,500, EC GB1556MCa - 72 known. Photo.
4276 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder pair with 1B missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 450+, EC GBR1556b. Photo.
4277 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, also with a shift of turquoise to the right causing a displacement of the upper part of the ship, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b var, EC GBR1556e - circa 30 known, cat. 275. Photo.
4278 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) omitted, in a top right corner traffic light block of eight with the red dot missing, a couple of small gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778c, cat. 2,000+, EC GBR1556c. Photo.
4279 £780
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) and phosphor omitted, in a top right corner traffic light block of eight with the red dot missing, a few small bends mainly in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, with matching normal traffic light block for comparison. S.G. 778Eya, cat. 1,800+, EC GBR1556d. Photo.
4280 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) and phosphor omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of four with 1C missing, light vertical crease at extreme right otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778Eya, cat. 800+, EC GBR1556d. Photo.
4281 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 9d. strip of three variety blue omitted affecting the left stamp, fine unmounted mint with margin at left, scarce. S.G. 779ac, cat. 3,500, EC GBR1558a - 40 known. Photo.
4282 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety yellow-orange and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 784Eya, cat. 600, EC GBR1568c. Photo.
4283 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. varieties black omitted, yellow-green omitted, and yellow-green and phosphor omitted, each left margin cylinder singles, the first with 1E missing, the others with 1F missing, fine unmounted mint, with two normal cylinder blocks of eight for comparison. S.G. 794e, f & Eya, cat. 300+.
4284 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety yellow-green and phosphor omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light strip of four with the yellow-green dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 794Eya, cat. 380+, EC GBR1588d. Photo.
4286 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 800Eya, cat. 300, EC GBR1600b. Photo.
4287 £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 1s.6d. variety black (value) omitted, trace of tiny tone spots on gum of a few perfs. at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. 801a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1602a - 42 known (many damaged). Photo.
4289 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. variety black (value and inscription) omitted, in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of nine, areas of disturbed gum affecting lower two strips, top strip fine unmounted mint, some split perfs. at foot, a rare multiple. S.G. 802ab, cat. 5,850+, EC GB1604MCa - circa 48 strips known, cat. (cylinder block of nine) 4,750. Photo.
4290 £4200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. variety red omitted, in a left margin se-tenant cylinder block of six with 1B missing, a few light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, a very rare multiple, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 802ac, cat. 7,500+, EC GB1604MCb - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
4291 £4500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. variety pale turquoise-green omitted, in a top right corner se-tenant traffic light block of six with the pale turquoise-green dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a very rare multiple. S.G. 802ae, cat. 6,600+, EC GBR1604MCd - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
4292 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. Queen Eleanors Gate single, variety black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at right with traffic lights (mounted in margin), scarce. S.G. 804b, cat. 550+. Photo.
4293 £680
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Post Office Technology 1s. variety phosphor omitted in a fine unmounted mint lower left corner marginal block of six (2 x 3), trivial bends or wrinkles. S.G. 810Ey, EC GB1620PHa, cat. 1,800+. Photo.
4294 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at top showing the right part of the traffic lights with the green dot missing, with normal traffic light block of nine for comparison. S.G. 813d, cat. 450+, EC GBR1626d, cat. (traffic light single) 540. Photo.
4297 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety deep slate (value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 814b, cat. 450, EC GBR1628b - circa 120 known. Photo.
4298 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety greenish yellow omitted, a top margin traffic light pair with the greenish yellow dot missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814c, cat. 900+, EC GBR1628c. Photo.
4299 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 British Rural Architecture 5d. variety lemon omitted, and 1s. variety new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normals for comparison. S.G. 815a, 817a, cat. 280.
4300 £10500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 British Rural Architecture 5d. variety grey (Queens head and cottage shading) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 815b, cat. 12,000, EC GBR1630c - 5 known (2 damaged), cat. 15,000. Photo.
4302 £14000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of six with the 1B missing, fine unmounted mint, a unique multiple, with normal cylinder block (of eight) for comparison. Brandon certificate (2000). S.G. 819a, cat. 21,000+, EC GBR1638a - circa 19 known. Photo.
4303 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 819Ey, EC GBR1638c, cat. 350. Photo.
4304 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a top margin traffic light block of four with the gold dot missing, fine unmounted mint, with normal traffic light block (of six) for comparison. S.G. 821a, cat. 360+, EC GBR1642a. Photo.
4305 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety green omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of eight with 1G missing, black mark on top right stamp, others fine unmounted mint. S.G. 821c, cat. 1,280+, EC GBR1642b, cat. (cylinder block of eight) 1,575. Photo.
4306 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety green and embossing omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of eight with 1G missing, a couple of margin bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with normal cylinder block (of ten) for comparison. S.G. 821Eb, cat. 1,280+, EC GBR1642d , cat. (cylinder block of eight) 1,575. Photo.
4307 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety emerald omitted, fine used on 2 May 1970 cover with Mayflower, Plymouth, special cancellation. S.G. 822b, unpriced used, EC GBR1644b - circa 300 mint known, only 1 used, cat. 220. photo.
4308 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d. se-tenant block of four variety light greenish blue (value) almost completely omitted from the Oliver Twist stamp (tiny trace remains), top left stamp with small patch on gum otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 827c, cat. 750, EC GBR1648c. Photo.
4310 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, a couple of tiny blemishes at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare and much underrated error, with normal for comparison. S.G. 828a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1656a - circa 12 mint known (1 mounted), cat. 15,000. Photo. Pierron notes Although 12 mint copies are claimed to exist, none of the major collections - including the Peak, Sir Gawaine Baillie, Jalapa, or Davenport - to have come on the market in recent years have featured the error. In fact, only one mint, one mounted mint, one used and one cover (see next lot) have appeared on the market in the last 20 years.
4312 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety silver (Grasmere) omitted, two examples in a lower sheet marginal strip of five, right stamp with partial omission, small gum wrinkle and creasing in margin, error stamps fine unmounted mint. S.G. 828b, EC GBR1656b, cat. 450+. Photo.
4315 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 5d. variety gold (Queens head etc.) omitted, used with an indistinct December 1970 c.d.s. cancel, creased and with small tear at right but very rare, a recently discovered example, previously only three used known. S.G. 839a, cat. 3,500, EC GBR1678a. Photo.
4316 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Ulster Paintings 71/2p. variety pale olive-grey omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 882a, cat. 325, EC GBR1764a - 100 known. Photo.
4317 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Literary Anniversaries 3p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of six with 1C missing, one with small gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 884a, cat. 1,200+, EC GBR1768a. Photo.
4318 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 3p. variety deep blue omitted used with wavy line cancel, a little surface damage but very rare, the only recorded used example. S.G. 887a, unpriced used, EC GBR1774a, cat. 675. Photo.
4319 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 3p. variety red-orange (nurses cloak) omitted, used on piece with Stockport wavy line cancel, stamp with small crease in lower left corner but very scarce. S.G. 887b, unpriced used, EC GBR1774b - circa 100 mint, only 1 known used, cat. 525. Photo.
4320 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 3p. variety black inscription at foot and part of design on rose omitted, fine used on piece, most unusual. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 887var. Photo.
4321 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 71/2p. variety grey omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 888a, cat. 250, EC GBR1776a - 100 known. Photo.
4322 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 71/2p. variety ochre (detail on horse etc) omitted, a fine unmounted mint lower marginal example, very rare. Photocopy of Brandon certificate (1990). S.G. 888b, unpriced, not listed by Pierron. Photo.
4323 £700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 9p. variety olive-brown omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of six with 1D missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 889a, cat. 1,500+, EC GBR1778a, cat. (cylinder block of six) 1,900. Photo.
4324 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 9p. variety olive-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 889a, cat. 250, EC GBR1778a - circa 150 known. Photo.
4325 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 9p. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 889Ey, EC GBR1778e, cat. 425. Photo.
4326 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Architecture 3p., two examples showing different shifts of lemon, each giving the appearance of colour omission, fine unmounted mint, one with B.P.A. certificate (2010). S.G. 890var. Photo.
4327 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety carmine-rose omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare, particularly so in fine condition. Brandon certificate (1992). S.G. 895b, EC GBR1790b - 18 known mint (8 damaged), cat. 5,000. Photo.
4329 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower left corner 3A cylinder block of six with 1H missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal (2A) cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 896a, cat. 1,650+, EC GBR1792a. (cylinder block of six) 2,150. Photo.
4330 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light strip of three with the gold dot missing, small gum bend on lower stamp otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 896a, cat. 825+, EC GBR1792a. Photo.
4332 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 5p. variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of four with 1G missing, fine unmounted mint, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 898Eya, cat. 1,100+, EC GBR1796b, cat. (cylinder block of four) 1,500. Photo.
4333 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 3p. variety imperf. between stamp and bottom margin, due to a perf. comb misplacement, in a cylinder strip of three, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 901var, EC GB1802IMa - 10 known, cat. 650. Photo.
4334 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Anniversaries 71/2p. variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 902Ey, EC GBR1804a, cat. 250. Photo.
4336 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 3p. variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 904Eya, cat. 275, EC GBR1808c. Photo.
4337 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 914a, EC GBR1828a - 24 known, cat. 950. Photo.
4338 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety bright green omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 914b, EC GBR1828b, cat. 250. Photo.
4339 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety bright green omitted, a top margin single with the left half of the traffic lights, fine unmounted mint, with normal traffic light block of four for comparison. S.G. 914b, cat. 250, EC GBR1828b. Photo.
4340 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 71/2p. variety ochre omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of four with the ochre dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal traffic light block for comparison. S.G. 915a, cat. 1,000+, EC GBR1830a, cat. (traffic light block of four) 1,500. Photo.
4341 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 71/2p. variety ochre omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of four with 1D missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 915a, cat. 1,000+, EC GBR1830a, cat. (cylinder block of four) 1,500. Photo.
4342 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding 3p. variety silver omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at foot. S.G. 916a, EC GBR1832a , cat. 600. Photo.
4343 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Trees 9p. variety brownish black (value and inscription) omitted, a lower right corner single with the bottom part of the traffic lights (lacking the brownish black frame), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922a, cat. 650+, EC GBR1844a. Photo.
4344 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of twelve (4 x 3) with 2F missing, gum bend in margin, stamps fine unmounted mint, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 923a var, EC GBR1846d, cat. 1,475+. Photo.
4345 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of four with 2F missing, fine unmounted mint, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 923a var, EC GBR1846d - circa 200 pairs known, cat. (cylinder block of four) 575. Photo.
4346 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of four with 2F missing, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab, cat. 500+, EC GBR1846a, cat. (cylinder block of four) 600. Photo.
4347 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair (lightly folded through perfs.), 5p. and 9p. variety gold (Queens heads) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab, 925a, 927a, cat. 675. Photo.
4348 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair variety gold (Queens head) omitted, trivial gum blemish, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab, EC GBR1846a - circa 135 pairs known, cat. 250. Photo.
4349 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. Livingstone single variety turquoise-blue (background and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at left, very scarce. S.G. 923c, cat. 1,700, EC GBR1846b. Photo.
4350 £5000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. variety grey-black and phosphor omitted, in a top right corner traffic light strip of three with the grey-black dot missing, fine unmounted mint, a very rare and striking multiple, with matching normal traffic light strip for comparison. S.G. 925b var (Spec. W245g), cat. 11,400+, EC GBR1850d - circa 24 known, cat. (traffic light strip of three) 12,000. Photo.
4351 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. variety sepia omitted affecting Drakes hair, fine unmounted mint in pair with normal, very scarce. S.G. 925c, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1850c - circa 24 known. Photo.
4352 £4200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 71/2p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 926a, cat. 8,500, EC GBR1852a - circa 6 known. Photo.
4353 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine used on Edinburgh first day cover with the other values. S.G. 927a, unpriced used, EC GBR1854a - 100 to 200 mint, some used, 2 first day covers known, cat. (first day cover) 300. Photo.
4354 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety brown-grey printing double, fine unmounted mint marginal from the foot of the sheet. S.G. 927b, EC GBR1854e, cat. from 850. Photo.
4356 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 3p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light pair with the gold dot missing, with the usual 5mm shift of embossing to the right, fine unmounted mint, with normal traffic light block of four for comparison. S.G. 931a, cat. 250+, EC GBR1862a. Photo.
4358 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 5p. variety greenish yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 932b, cat. 1,100, EC GBR1864b - circa 30 known. Photo.
4359 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 9p. variety brownish rose omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 934b, cat. 160, EC GBR1868a. Photo.
4360 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety grey-black (value, inscription, etc.) omitted, in a left margin block of four with the grey-black guide cross missing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948b, cat. 640+, EC GBR1896a. Photo.
4363 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVAD variety blue (leg, robes) omitted, in a lower left corner cylinder block of six (2 x 3) with 2D missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with matching normal cylinder block for comparison. S.G. 948d, cat. 1,500+, EC GBR1897c, cat. (cylinder block of six) 1,750. Photo.
4365 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy mauve omitted, a top left corner single with the blue and rosy mauve colour register marks missing, a couple of small gum wrinkles in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 948f, cat. 600+, EC GBR1896e - circa 40 known. Photo.
4366 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy-mauve omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948f, EC GBR1896e - circa 40 known, cat. 600. Photo.
4367 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety bright rose-red (Kings robe) omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of six (2 x 3) with the bright rose-red dot and coloured cross both missing, fine unmounted mint, one with small gum wrinkle and fault in bottom margin, with matching normal traffic light block for comparison. S.G. 948g, cat. 900+, EC GBR1896c, cat. 1,060. Photo.
4368 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1974 Fire Service 31/2p. variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair. S.G. 950a, EC GBR1900a - 50 pairs known, cat. 950. Photo.
4369 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1975 Sailing 8p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted (a few tiny specks remaining), from the tenth column due to a dry print, fine unmounted mint in a complete strip of ten (folded) from the sheet. S.G. 981var, EC GBR1962b, cat. 325. Photo.
4370 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Telephone Centenary 81/2p. variety deep rose (vase and picture frame) omitted, the top stamp in a vertical strip (folded) of nine with the others normal, fine unmounted mint, a rare error. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 997a, cat. 5,000, EC GBR1994a - 20 known. Photo.
4371 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Telephone Centenary 81/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, two examples in a lower left corner cylinder block of six, minor surface lines, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 997var, EC GB1994IMa - 10 mint known, cat. 1,400+. Photo.
4372 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 British Cultural Traditions 10p. variety missing phosphor, in a fine unmounted mint gutter block of four, very scarce. S.G. Spec. W342a, EC GBR2022a, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
4375 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Racket Sports 81/2p. in a block of four with margin at left showing cylinder numbers (sheet margin at foot cut off), the lower pair completely imperforate, the upper pair partly perforated, two gum creases affecting top of imperf. pair otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1022a, cat. 2,200+, EC GBR2044a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
4376 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Racket Sports 11p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical strip of three with the stamp above partly imperf., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1024var, EC GBR2048b - 5 known, cat. 550. Photo.
4377 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Chemistry 81/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1029var, EC GBR2058b - 10 known, cat. 400. Photo.
4378 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Silver Jubilee 10p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical strip of three with the lower stamp almost completely imperf. (faint indents at top), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1035var, EC GBR2070b - 5 to 10 known, cat. 700. Photo.
4379 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Silver Jubilee 11p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical strip of three with the lower stamp completely imperforate, fine unmounted mint, minor wrinkle. S.G. 1036var, EC GBR2072b - 10 known, cat. 400+. Photo.
4380 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Silver Jubilee 13p. variety imperforate, a fine unmounted mint marginal single. S.G. 1037. Photo.
4381 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Wildlife 9p. se-tenant strip of five variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1039a var, EC GBR2078c - 4 known, cat. 750. Photo.
4382 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Christmas 9p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical pair, small wrinkle at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1049var, EC GBR2098b - 2 known, this being the finer of the two, cat. 1,000. Photo.
4383 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Christmas 9p. variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair, shows very faint indents, scarce. S.G. 1049a, EC GBR2098a - circa 15 pairs known, cat. 2,250. Photo.
4384 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Christmas 9p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical pair, vertical crease, soiling and gum faults but very scarce. S.G. 1049var, EC GBR2098b - 2 known, cat. 1,000. Photo.
4385 £7000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 British Architecture, Historic Buildings miniature sheet variety imperforate, with the usual lilac shift, fine unmounted mint, a couple of minor gum bends, rare. S.G. MS1058a, cat. 17,000, EC GBR2116e - 6 known. Photo.
4390 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Cycling 9p. variety imperforate in an unmounted mint cylinder block of six, some very faint vertical indents only, small light stain on gum at extreme right of centre pair otherwise fine, a rare multiple. S.G. 1067a, EC GB2134IMa. Photo.
4391 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Christmas 7p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 1071var, EC GB2142IMb - 4 known, cat. 1,125. Photo.
4392 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Christmas 9p. block of four with the lower pair almost completely imperforate, showing indents at top and sides, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1072var. Photo.
4393 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Flowers 101/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, in a strip of four with the left stamp completely imperf., fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1080a (vertical pair cat. 3,500), EC GBR2160b - circa 5 known, cat. 2,250. Photo.
4394 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Horse Racing 13p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, two examples in a cylinder block of six, lower left stamp with minor wrinkle, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1090var, EC GBR2180a - circa 20 known, cat. 300. Photo.
4396 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint, trivial gum bend in top margin, rare. S.G. MS1099a, cat. 9,500, EC GBR2198o - 6 known. Photo.
4397 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
4398 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queens head) omitted, position 2 from the printers sheet of nine, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
4400 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queens head) omitted, position 8 from the printers sheet of nine, used on first day cover from Brighton, a little creasing at right otherwise fine, with matching normal f.d.c. S.G. MS1099c, unpriced used, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint, 6 first day covers known, cat. (f.d.c.) 600. Photo.
4401 £6800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety brown-ochre, myrtle-green and gold omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare and striking. S.G. MS1099d, EC GBR2198h - circa 9 known, cat. 15,000. Photo.
4403 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 12p., a dramatically misperforated top right corner marginal pair comprising a whole single with design much misplaced se-tenant with a part stamp with Queens head but no value, printed on gutter margin, fine unmounted mint and most unusual. S.G. 1121var. Photo.
4404 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 131/2p. variety imperforate, in a top margin vertical pair showing part cylinders, fine unmounted mint, upper stamp with trivial bend, very scarce. S.G. 1122a, cat. 3,000, EC GBR2244a - 10 pairs known. Photo.
4406 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 171/2p. variety imperforate and slate-blue omitted, a top margin single, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1128a, cat. 850 (for a pair), EC GBR2256a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
4407 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Queen Mother 12p. variety imperforate between stamp and left margin (traces of faint indents), the corner stamp in a traffic light block of six, the stamp above with a few indents towards top, the others with indents, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1129var., EC GBR2258b, the only known example, cat. 1,250. Photo.
4408 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 National Trust for Scotland 20p. gutter pair showing dramatic perf. and gold shift, the Queens head obscuring the face value, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1157var., Stoneham C562a, cat. 400+. Photo.
4409 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 Christmas 111/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of five with a paper join affecting the two stamps above leaving the centre stamp on double thickness paper, a couple of gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1170var, EC GBR2340a, - 6 known, cat. 450+. Photo.
4410 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1981 Christmas 111/2p. variety imperforate in an unmounted mint vertical pair with margin at foot, apparently completely imperforate but showing faintest trace of indents at sides, very light bend otherwise fine. S.G. 1170var. Photo.
4411 £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Textiles 191/2p. marginal block of twenty (10 x 2, folded) with left vertical pair completely imperforate, adjacent pair with indents, a fine unmounted mint and rare multiple. S.G. 1193a, cat. 3,000+, EC GBR2386a - circa 4 pairs known. Photo.
4412 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p., a traffic block of six (3 x 2), the lower two rows of the pane with the left hand vertical pair completely imperforate and the other stamps partially imperforate, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1196/a, EC GBR2322a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
4413 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p., a vertical left marginal pair, the upper stamp variety imperforate between stamp and margin at left and the lower stamp completely imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1196a/var, EC GBR2392a/b. Photo.
4414 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p. variety imperforate in an unmounted mint vertical pair with margin at left, crease between stamps and margin and a few other bends. S.G. 1196a, cat. 525, EC GB2392IMa - circa 50 pairs known. Photo.
4415 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and margin at right in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1196var, EC GBR2392b - 10 to 20 known, cat. 275. Photo.
4417 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Motor Cars 151/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, a fine unmounted mint single with gutter margin at foot, unlisted. S.G. 1198var. Photo.
4418 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Christmas 121/2p. in a used part imperforate block of four with margin at foot, slight trace of indents, some faults. S.G. 1202var. Photo.
4419 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Christmas 151/2p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair, fine unmounted mint, shows very faint traces of indents and upper stamp cut rather close. S.G. 1203a, cat. 4,000 as completely imperf. pair. Photo.
4420 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Europa 201/2p. in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of twelve (4 x 3) with the corner horizontal pair imperforate between stamps and the bottom margin, small light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1251a, var., EC GB2502b- 4 known, cat. 1,000. Photo.
4421 £780
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Greenwich Meridian 16p. variety black printing double, a used example, small faults, otherwise fine and lightly cancelled, believed to be unique. Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. 1254Ea, EC GBR2508a - 1 known, cat. 1,900. Photo.
4422 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Royal Mail 31p. in a top left corner cylinder block of 25 (5 x 5) with the corner vertical pair imperforate between the stamps and the left margin, fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple, the only mint example of this error recorded, Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 1292var, EC GBR2584b - 2 known, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
4423 £3800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 Christmas 17p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, in a bottom margin strip of three with left stamp partly imperf., fine unmounted mint, a few minor bends or wrinkles, very rare. S.G. 1304a, cat. 6,000+, EC GBR2608a - 4 pairs known. Photo. Pierron states Copies are generally tatty due to the postal clerks attempts at tearing the stamps for postal use.
4425 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1987 St. John Ambulance 18p. variety black printed double, fine used on small piece, very rare. S.G. 1359Ea, EC GBR2718Ia - 2 known, cat. 1,200. Photo.
4426 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1987 Studio Pottery 34p. variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, fine unmounted mint, not listed by Pierron. S.G. 1374var. Photo.
4427 £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Welsh Bible Anniversary 18p. variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair with margin at left, a few tiny natural surface flaws, very rare. S.G. 1384a, cat. 5,000, EC GBR2768a - circa 4 pairs known. Photo.
4428 £7000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1989 Lord Mayors Show 20p. se-tenant strip of five, variety four stamps imperforate with the fifth partly imperf., fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1457ac, EC GBR2914c - circa 4 strips known, cat. 12,000. Photo.
4429 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 20p. variety silver (Queens head and value) omitted, in a lower left corner traffic light block of four with the silver Questa logo missing, fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple, with normal single for comparison. S.G. 1479a, cat. 1,800+, EC GBR2958a, cat. (traffic light block of four) 2,550. Photo.
4431 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Christmas 17p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of four, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1526var, EC GBR3052a - circa 10 known, cat. 350. Photo.
4432 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Scientific Achievements 22p. Faraday variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, trivial gum wrinkles. S.G. 1546a, EC GB3092IMa - circa 40 pairs known, cat. 750. Photo.
4434 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Dinosaurs 22p. variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, fine unmounted mint, trivial gum bends. S.G. 1573var, EC GBR3146b - circa 5 known, cat. 650. Photo.
4435 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Ordnance Survey 24p. variety black (litho) printing treble and magenta printing double, fine unmounted mint with margin at left, very scarce. S.G. 1578Ea, EC GBR3156a - 10 to 20 known, cat. 1,800. Photo.
4439 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1992 Civil War 24p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1620a, EC GB3240IMa - 50 pairs known (30 of which are creased), cat. 600. Photo.
4441 £1950
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Britannia 10 variety silver (Queens head and crosses) omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1658a, cat. 3,800, EC GBR3316a - circa 20 known. Photo.
4442 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Orchids 18p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, in a vertical pair, gum creases in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1659var, EC GBR3318b - 4 known, cat. 450. Photo.
4443 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1993 Christmas 19p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1790var, EC GBR3580b - circa 6 known, cat. 650. Photo.
4444 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1994 Christmas 19p. showing non-coincident downward shifts of all colours except the deep green (Queens head and value), fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison, a very dramatic variety. S.G. 1843var. Photo.
4454 £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Pioneers of Communication 25p. variety silver (Queens head and value) omitted, in a lower left corner plate block of four with 1A missing, gum a little disturbed on top pair and in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, a very scarce multiple, with matching normal plate block for comparison. S.G. 1888a, cat. 3,400+, EC GBR3776a, cat. (cylinder block of four) 4,000. Photo.
4456 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Classic Sports Cars 37p. in a block of four with the lower pair almost completely imperforate, slight trace of indents at top and sides, some perf. separation between top pair, a few small wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1947var. Photo.
4457 £11000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1997 Royal Golden Wedding 20p. traffic light block of 30 (6 x 5) the lower five rows of the sheet, with the lower left corner six stamps completely imperforate, the adjacent stamps partially so, a fine unmounted mint and rare multiple. Brandon certificate (2001), S.G. 2011a, EC GBR4022a - 6 pairs known, cat. 30,000+. Photo.
4458 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. Eric Morecambe variety vermilion printed double, fine unmounted mint with margin at foot, scarce. S.G. 2042Ea, EC GB4084a - 30 known, cat. 600. Photo.
4459 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians 26p. Eric Morecambe, variety black printed double and vermilion printed treble, a fine unmounted mint lower marginal example, a striking example. Brandon certificate (1998). S.G. 2042Ec, EC GBR4084c - 10 known, cat. 2,500. Photo.
4460 £1900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Christmas 43p., an unmounted mint block of six (3 x 2), the central vertical pair completely imperforate and perfect, the right vertical pair imperforate but damaged and the other pair only partly perforated. Rare. Brandon certificate (1999). S.G. 2067/a, imperf. pair cat. 3,700, EC GBR4134a - circa 6 pairs known. Photo.
4464 £6000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Solar Eclipse miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. MS2106a, cat. 14,000, EC GB 4212IMa - circa 5 mint known. Photo.
4465 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - The Christians Tale 19p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a few light bends, gum somewhat flat otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 2115a, EC GBR4230a - 30 pairs known, cat. 750. Photo.
4467 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 2003 Birds of Prey (1st) variety brownish grey and phosphor omitted, in a complete sheet (folded down gutter) of six se-tenant blocks of ten, with plate numbers and traffic lights showing the brownish grey W1 and dot missing, a few light bends at left of sheet otherwise fine unmounted mint and very rare, with normal sheet for comparison. S.G. 2327ab, cat. 16,800+, EC GB4654MCa - 34 blocks of ten known, cat. 19,600. Photo.
4470 | £380
Channel Islands: A selection of WW II items incl. bisects on covers or cards (6) incl. 1934-36 photogravure 2d. (2, one used on re-used window envelope originally sent with 1941-44 1d. but bisect with fault at foot), various Wartime issues, other ephemera incl. Guernsey Red Cross forms (2), Jersey 1940 (11th period) petrol coupon for 1 gallon, etc., also Churchill and Chamberlain caricature Feldpost cards unused. (66 items).
4471 | £80
Channel Islands: 1941 to 1987 accumulation in five binders, on leaves and loose in a carton incl. Occupation issue f.d.cs with Jersey 1/2d. and Guernsey 21/2d. on display postcards, later f.d.cs, presentation packs, duplicated unmounted mint sets in packets, etc. (100s).
4472 £450
Isle of Man: 1823 (Oct. 16th) entire letter from Calf of Man to Edinburgh rated 1/5, reverse with a superb strike of the straight line ISLE OF MAN (variety with small OF), rare. Photo.
4473 | £60
Jersey: An accumulation in an album and loose in a carton, to be sold on behalf of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund, with mint mainly 1990s definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets, year books, f.d.cs to 2006, etc. (Few 100s).
4475 £320
Jersey: 1943-44 Views 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. and 2d. mise en train imperforate proofs in black on pink paper, in marginal gutter pairs, fine. S.G. Spec. JW23-26, cat. 800++. Photo.