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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 76

Tuesday 4th December 2012

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2 | £10000
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in eight albums, thirty-one stockbooks, leaves and loose contained in four cartons, incl. line engraved with 1840 1d. black (12). 2d. (4) used, 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. plate 100 LH used, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. EG used, 1 CC used, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 with watermark inverted used, 1884 watermark Crowns 1 DD used, 1887-92 1 green ND used, 1902-13 to 1 (2) used, 1939-48 set mint, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted mint, Postage Dues, Officials, Revenues, Perfins, much duplicated, etc. (many 1,000s)
3 | £4000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. mainly unused collection on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. watermark small Garter 4d. overprinted SPECIMEN type 3, 6d. and 1s. unused, 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d., 1s., 1865-67 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d., 1s. unused, 1867-80 2s. blue unused, 1873-80 1s. orange-brown plate 13 QE unused, 8d. orange unused, 1883 or 84 to 1s. mint, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. LH, 5s. MG, 10s. ME mint, 1884 watermark Crowns 1 brown-lilac LA used, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, 1 green QA used, etc., many re-gummed, reperforated, very mixed condition. (93)
4 £2500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A rare Q.V. line engraved collection, mostly in multiples (majority in pairs) housed in a boxed stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 6 DC-DD pair on 1841 (March) entire, 2d. blue plate 1 FE-FF and plate 2 SE-SF 1841 1d. red-brown range of pairs some with numbers in Cross, 2d. blue pairs (2) with numbers 3 and 12 in Cross, 1854-57 1d. SC16 NF and NG (separated pair) used on 1854 (Mar. 2 early date) tied by Liverpool Spoons, 1870 11/2d. GI-GJ used on 1879 cover, 1847-54 embossed 1s. green pair and strip of three, 10d. brown pair used on 1851 cover with 1841 1d. and 2d., strip of three with R.P.S. certificate (2010), 6d. mauve pair, etc. (few 100s)
5 £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used line engraved collection on leaves including 1840 1d. black apparently unused (1) and used (13) including a pair, 1d. red-brown plate 10 and 11 both used, 2d. blue used (11), 1841 1d. red-brown with numbers 1 to 12 in Maltese crosses, used single with blue maltese cross, mainly used range of plated examples including blocks and strips and 2d. blues (13), mainly good to fine. Photo.
6 | £2900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection on leaves with a wide range of plates and shades, incl. 1862-64 1s. KD with K in circle (some toning), 1867-80 2s. milky blue AG (faults), 2s. brown KA (perfin), 1872-73 6d. plate 12 AJ pale chestnut abnormal (damaged) with B.P.A. certificate (1961), 1867-78 wmk. Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 FA and GA, plate 2 DC and FA, 1882-83 wmk. Anchor 1 GE (perfin), 1873-80 4d. plate 15 BI imperf. colour trial in pale olive-bistre with gum, 1880-83 6d. on 6d. OI second state with one dot only, 1883-84 to 10s. AF and FH, 1883-84 lilac and green set, 1887-1900 Jubilee set incl. 5d. die I, 1 green MD (crease), etc., mixed condition. (215).
7 | £4000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, three cover albums and loose, incl. 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. DF, 5s. IA, 10s. CA mint, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, 1902-13 to 1 mint, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 10s. mint, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 mint, Q.E.II with f.d.cs, Prestige booklets, Officials with 1902 Royal Household set mint, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
10 | £3000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in fourteen albums, four stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (12), 2d. (2) used, 1857 1d. LC14 unused block of four, 1929 P.U.C. set with sideways watermarks mint, 1939-48 10s. dark blue unmounted mint, 1955-58 watermark St. Edwards Crown set in unmounted mint pairs, 1959 phosphor-graphite set with 2d. error unmounted mint, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted mint, Channel Islands, etc. (1,000s)
11 | £2200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint K.E.VII to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1902-13 to 5s., 10s. and 1, 1913 watermark Mult Royal Cypher 1/2d., 1d., 1913 Waterlow 1 green, 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, etc., very mixed condition. (94)
12 | £2800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used line engraved collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. (3) and 2d. (3), each with full margins, 1841 1d. and 2d. shades, range of 1d. and 2d. Stars with shades incl. 1854-57 SC16 2d. plate 4 CE re-entry, 1850 Archer perf. plate 100 CK, 1864-79 1d. plates complete (less 77), 1870 1/2d. plate 9 DX on piece, 1870 11/2d. plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering (faults), plate 3 QE inverted watermark, also 1847-54 embossed range (16) with some cut square, etc., varied condition. (249).
13 | £3000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection on Windsor album leaves with most plates, shades, incl. 1867-80 10d. JG with wmk. inverted, 2s. brown LC (faults), 1867-78 5s. plate 1 AI, HA, plate 2 DD, 10s. AA, 1 AI, 1882-83 5s. plate 4 CF, 1883-84 to 10s. CH, DF, 1883-84 lilac and green set, 1884 1 QB, 1887-1900 Jubilee to 1 FA with 5d. die I, range of Officials (incl. some K.E.VII), selection of Postal Fiscals (a few mint), etc., mixed condition, some with faults and repairs. (265 approx.).
14 | £3500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly unmounted mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a boxed Lighthouse album, incl. 1887-92 to 10d., 1s. green and carmine, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set, 1913 watermark multiple Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1918-19 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. (mounted), 1934 re-engraved set (mounted), 1939-48 set, Q.E.II with better phosphors, Postage Dues with 1914-22 set, 1924-31 to 1s., 1937-38, 1954-55 sets, etc. (100s)
16 | £1100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection 1855-83 on album pages including 1855-57 4d. (3), 1862-64 to 1s. green with 9d. bistre, 1865-67 to 1s. less 10d. with 9d. straw, 1867-80 to 2s. blue (3), 1867-83 wmk. Maltese cross 5s pale rose plates 1 and 2 (heavily cancelled), 10s. greenish grey (perfin), and 1 brown-lilac cancelled with c.d.s. violet box cancel and red crayon, wmk. large anchor 5s. rose plate 4 heavily cancelled, 1873-80 selection with wmk. spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 and wmk. large garter 4d. vermilion, 1880-83 to 1s. orange-brown (2), mixed condition, (117).
17 | £3600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint or unused surface printed collection 1855-83 including 1855-57 wmk. medium garter 4d. carmine overprinted SPECIMEN type 2 (2) (few faults), 1862-64 9d. bistre overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, 1865-67 4d. vermilion (plate 13), 1s. green (plate 4) with wing margin at right, 1867-80 3d. rose, 6d. mauve, 10d. red-brown overprinted SPECIMEN type 8 and 2s. brown overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve (2), 21/2d. blue, 3d. rose, 4d. sage-green (plate 16), 6d. grey (2), 8d. orange, and 1s. green, 1880-83 21/2d. blue to 1s. orange-brown (2) plate 13 and 14, some regummed or re-distributed gum, generally fine. (44)
18 | £2100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used QV line engraved collection in two albums including 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet a25 and envelope a182 (both unused), 1d. black plated selection mainly 3 margined examples (11), 1841 1d. red-brown plated used selection from black plates including plate 1b, two examples on piece (15), 1841-54 1d. red-brown extensive mostly plated selection with ample postmark interest including plate 34 on piece canceled with number 4 in Maltese Cross, many examples used on piece, 1858-79 1d. rose-red near complete plated collection including 225 GC, 1870 1/2d. rose plates 1-20, plate 9 with faults, 1847-54 embossed issue set of three values, very mixed condition. (few 100s).
19 | £2400
Collections and mixed lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in two albums, incl. 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. (2) 5s. and 10s. mint, 1883 or 84 to 1s. mint, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher with values to 9d. olive-green mint (8), 1939-48 set mint, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
20 | £1850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in a Windsor Sovereign album, two further albums and on leaves in a carton with Q.V. mainly used incl. 1840 1d. on part cover, quantity of later line engraved imperf. and perf. 1ds, surface printed range to 5s. plate 4 AD, a few covers, later Q.V. mint incl. 1880-81 2d., 1883-84 5s. AC, 1887-1900 Jubilee values to 1s. green and carmine, 1 green ID used, K.E.VII used to 5s. (2), 10s., 1912-24 values to 1s. with GvP broken dandy roll varieties mint in pairs with normals, 11/2d. with PENCF error mint, controls, 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. used, 1924-26 to 1s. mint, Seahorses incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. optd. SPECIMEN in a block of four (faults), 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 10s. used, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways mint, 1 used on piece, 1934-36 3d. to 1s. in mint blocks of four, officials, postage dues, etc., very mixed condition. (100s).
21 | £1700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. collection on leaves and Hagner pages incl. 1840 1d. used (cut into), 2d. used (four margins but central stain), 2d. Stars used, 1858-69 2d. plate 15 mint, range of surface printed used to 2s. blue, some with c.d.s. cancels, 1862-64 4d. plate 4 unused (regummed), 1880-81 to 5d. mint with 1/2d. and 2d. shades, 5d. used on 1882 cover to India, 1883-84 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 10s. unused, 1884 wmk. Crowns 1 brown-lilac used (vertical crease), 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint with some shades, etc., varied condition. (166).
22 | £1450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used line engraved collection on Windsor album leaves incl. 1840 1d. (3), 2d. (3), 1850 Archer perf. 1d., range of 1d. and 2d. Stars incl. shades, SC16 1d. die I wmk. inverted, 1864-79 1d. plates complete (less 77), 1870 1/2d. plates complete, also 1847-54 embossed 1s. (3, one cut to shape), 10d. and 6d. (4), etc., mixed condition. (245 approx.).
23 | £800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection in a Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. black (3) used, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225 used, 1862-64 3d., 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 9d. and 1s. used, etc. (100s)
24 | £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. collection in three albums, incl. 1840 1d. Mulready lettersheet A2 used May 13th. 1840, 1840 1d. black (4), 2d. blue, 1855-57 4d. (8), 6d. (3), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (4), 4d. (7), 6d. (5), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), cancellations, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
25 | £1700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A surface printed selection on stockcards, incl. 1862-64 4d. GB and HI unused, 9d. FG and NE unused, 1s. CL unused, 1867-80 2s. brown SD (damaged), 1873-80 1s. orange brown plate 13 DI used, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 5s. HH and JB mint, 1883 or 84 to 1s. (2) used, etc., very mixed condition. (494)
26 | £1350
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in three albums, a small stockbook, on leaves and loose in a carton incl. 1840 1d. used (5, three with full margins), later line engraved used, 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint (less 4d.), 1939-48 2s.6d. brown mint (6, incl. a block of four), 10s. dark blue mint, K.G.V to early Q.E.II commemoratives in unmounted mint multiples and sheets incl. 1924 and 1925 Wembley sets in blocks of seven, also sets of singles, 1948 Wedding 1 sheet of twenty (most with gum faults), f.d.cs incl. 1948 Wedding on plain cover, also Channel Is. early independent issues in unmounted mint multiples incl. Guernsey 1969-70 set to 1 in blocks of four with 10s. perf. 131/2 x 13, f.d.cs, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s).
28 | £1600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A KEVII to KGVI mainly used collection in an album including 1902-10 2s.6d. lilac to 1 dull blue-green, 1911-13 2s.6d. dull reddish purple and 5s. carmine, range of KGV issues including used selection of 1913-34 Seahorses with 1 green, 1929 PUC 1 (heavily mounted mint), 1939-48 high values unmounted mint set of 6, range of officials, postage dues, controls and postal stationery, mixed condition. (few 100s).
29 | £800
Collections and mixed lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in sixteen albums, two stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1902-13 to 5s. mint (imperfections, Q.E.II commemoratives with a range of minor varieties, f.d.cs, PHQ cards from number 1 to 11 unused, Channel Islands, etc. (many 100s)
30 | £600
Collections and mixed lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A182 unused, 1840 1d. black (2, one used on 1840 November large part cover), 1870 1/2d. plate 9 RI, 1864-79 1d. plates to 225, etc. (100s)
31 | £550
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II used collection in three albums and two stockbooks incl. Downey Heads with shades, inverted wmks., no cross on crown varieties, 1912-24 range of shades, 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1d. (trimmed perfs.), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. showing major re-entry with parcel cancel, 1924-26 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 2d. wmk. sidewys, 1934 re-engraved set, K.G.VI issues complete with sideways and inverted wmks., Q.E.II with Wildings incl. sideways and inverted wmks., graphites, phosphor-graphites, pre-decimal commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, decimals with commemoratives, Machins, regionals, postage due sets from 1914, etc., varied condition, many fine. (100s).
32 | £750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in two folders, incl. 1840 1d. letter sheets A57 and A64 used, 1841 1d. red-brown range of plated examples, Scottish cancellations with Scots locals, Spoons, Duplexes, etc. (263 items)
33 | £780
Collections ad Mixed Lots: A K.G.V. to K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. (3) and 1d. booklet panes on six, 1937-47 11/2d. booklet pane of four with adverts, 7d. imperforate with training school bars, cylinder blocks, booklet panes, etc. (100s)
34 £1150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used surface printed collection 1880-92 on leaves including 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac NA, 5s. crimson EF, 10s. ultramarine FD all used, unused SPECIMEN overprints 2s.6d. lilac GG type 11 (toned), 5s. crimson FF type 9, 10s. ultramarine HC type 11 (faults), 1884 1 brown-lilac overprinted SPECIMEN type 9 with faults, 1887-92 Jubilee issue mint or unused selection 1/2d. vermilion to 1s. dull green (toned), 1s. green & carmine (3), with 5d. dull purple & blue die I, 1 green overprinted SPECIMEN type 11, mixed condition. (112). Photo.
35 | £720
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used QV surface printed collection including 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 , 1873-80 1s. orange-brown GE with cut down wing margin, 1883-84 watermark large anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac to 10s. ultramarine, 1887-92 1 green JD, range of officials, penny lilac control singles and blocks, circular delivery stamps including forgeries, few covers postal stationery etc. very mixed condition. (few 100s).
36 | £620
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in an album, mainly mint incl. 1939-48 set to 1, 1948 Wedding 1 block of four, 1951 set to 1, K.G.VI sideways wmk. sets, Q.E.II to 1970 with Wilding sets incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites with 2d. error of wmk., Castle sets complete (1958 1st De La Rue 10s. and 1 unmounted), commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, range of constant flaws in positional multiples, inverted watermarks, missing phosphors, 1966 Technology phosphor with bands printed on both sides, 1970 Rural Architecture 1s. with new blue omitted, 1970 Christmas 5d. with emerald omitted, pre-decimal Machins incl. 5d. imperforate pair ex cylinder 15 with screening dots in the margins (gum wrinkles), constant varieties, etc., mainly fine with some unmounted. (few 100s).
37 | £820
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four stockbooks with a few Q.V. and K.E.VII, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. mint, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s. (2) used, 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. and 10s. mint, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 5s. unmounted mint, later mint incl. K.G.VI multiples, 1937-47 2d. wmk. inverted pair, 1948 Wedding 1, 1951 2s.6d. to 1 sets (2), Q.E.II with Wildings incl. wmk. varieties, Tudor Crown 7d. to 11d. in blocks of four, St. Edwards Crown set in pairs, graphites, decimal Machin multiples to 5, 121/2p. centre band imperforate pair, pre-decimal and decimal commemorative multiples, 1985 Film Year 34p. with dropped Queens head variety, etc., varied condition, much of the mint unmounted. (100s).
38 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to early Q.E.II collection on leaves, mainly mint incl. 1911-12 range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 range of shades to 9d. green (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (3), 1d. with [R. 1/4] Q for O variety in pair with normal, 1924-26 to 1s., 1934-36 to 1s., 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s., 1939-48 and 1951 sets to 1, Q.E.II to 1962 incl. Tudor and St. Edwards Crown sets, 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1, commemoratives, used incl. 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s., also Channel Is. Occupation, etc., varied condition, many fine. (few 100s).
40 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II used collection in four Windsor albums with K.G.VI sets complete with sideways wmks., Q.E.II pre-decimal with Wilding sets incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites with 2d. error of wmk., sideways wmks., Castle sets complete, commemoratives complete with phosphor sets (1966 Hastings strips split), decimals with comprehensive Machins with booklet panes, regionals, commemoratives and miniature sheets to 2000, postage due sets from 1914, also three stockbooks with duplicated used, and mint incl. K.E.VII values to 10d., 1934-36 to 1s., Q.E.II pre-decimal commemoratives, etc., varied condition. (1000s).
41 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to early Q.E.II mint accumulation on Hagner pages with K.G.VI definitives complete with sideways and inverted watermarks, additional 1939 10s. dark blue (unmounted), cylinder blocks with a range of 1941-42 pale colours to 21/2d. and one of each value 1937-47 3d. to 1s., 1937-47 dark colour booklet panes of six with cylinder numbers with 1/2d. (5), 1d. (4, one duplicate), and 11/2d. (4, one duplicate), 1937-38 and 1951-52 postage due sets, Q.E.II commemoratives to 1971 with early phosphor sets (unmounted), some shades, also a few Q.V. 1d. plates used, etc. (few 100s).
42 | £720
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two stockbooks and an S.G Celebration Oriel album with Q.V. used incl. 1840 1d., K.E.VII mainly used to 2s.6d., a few with first day cancels incl. 1903 Admiralty Official 1d., 1912-24 1d. booklet panes of six wmk. inverted (2), K.G.VI commemorative mint multiples, selection of booklet panes incl. 1/2d. pale green and 1/2d. pale orange panes of two with cylinder numbers, 1d. scarlet panes of four with sideways wmk. (2), Q.E.II mint with Wildings incl. Tudor Crown set, pre-decimal commemoratives complete unmounted with phosphor sets, multiples, decimals with definitive sets to 5, commemoratives, Guernsey, etc., varied condition. (100s).
43 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A small mint or unused Q.V. collection on leaves incl. 1840 2d. possibly unused, 1864-79 1d. selection of plates, 1870 11/2d. plate 1, a few surface printed incl. 1880-83 3d. plate 21 optd. SPECIMEN, 1880-81 11/2d., 1883-84 1s., 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. with some shades, etc., mixed condition. (69).
44 | £1100
Collections and mixed lots: An accumulation in three stockbooks, ledger, incl. 1854-57 2d. SC16 plate 4 EC-EF used strip, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 used block of four, range of Q.V. cancellations, perfins, Cinderellas, revenues, Telegraph stamps with 1877 10s. AB used, Channel Islands revenues, etc. (100s)
45 | £500
Collections and mixed lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI selection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black used (2, poor), 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, 1934 re-engraved set mint, etc., mixed condition. (126)
46 | £350
Collections ans Mixed Lots: A line engraved selection, incl. 1840 2d. blue plate 1 CA on 1840 (Oct. 3rd) part entire, 1847-54 embossed 1s. (6), 10d., 6d. etc., mixed condition. (50)
47 | £3000
Collections and Mixed Lots: 1854-70 mainly used collection including 1d. and 2d. stars, majority plated (not guaranteed), also some unused, 1d. plates to 224, 1847-54 embossed 6d., 10d., and 1s., mixed condition. (few 100s).
48 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mounted mint KGV to QEII collection with commemoratives for 1924-2009 in four albums excluding early phosphor sets, decimal high values to 5 and 10, range of Machins, few booklets etc., also a stock book containing various GB and World including decimal Machins and commemoratives, 2010 first birds Post and Go pack, miniature sheets etc. (100s)
49 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two albums and loose, incl. 1880-83 6d. on 6d. plate 18 DC-DD mint pair, 1934 Re-engraved set mint, Q.E.II with f.d.cs, also some Israel etc., mixed condition.
50 | £240
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in stockbook and two folders, incl. 1840 1d. black used (3), 1873-80 8d. orange II used, Q.E.II with PHQ cards, NPM postcards, etc. (100s)
51 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in folder and loose, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, 1934 re-engraved set mint, postal stationery, also some foreign stamps, etc. (100s)
52 | £280
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in ten folders and loose, incl. postal stationery, presentation packs, range of flown covers, f.d.cs, Channel Islands, etc. (many 100s)
54 | £350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation on leaves and loose, incl. range of 1841 1ds, 1864-79 1d. to plate 225 used, postal stationery with 1924-25 Wembley, etc. (100s)
55 | £190
Collections and Mixed Lots: A QV to QE II collection in a red album, incl. 1840 1d. black (2) used, 1929 P.U.C. 1d. K 29 used block of four, one showing broken wreath at left, etc. (few 100s)
56 | £420
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two folders and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black used (3), Q.E.II pre-decimal presentation packs with 1964 Geographical, 1964 Botanical, commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted, etc. (100s)
57 | £480
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E. VII to Q.E. II mint and used collection in an album and loose pages, K.E. VII and K.G. V used including 1902-10 2s.6d. lilac to 1 dull blue-green, 1913 waterlow 1 green, 1918-19 Bradbury Wilkinson 2s.6d. (2) to 10s. dull grey-blue, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. chocolate-brown to 10s. indigo, Q.E. II mint and used including, some better phosphor sets, small range of decimal and pre-decimal Machins, commemoratives etc., mixed condition. (100s).
58 | £600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A small mainly Q.V. selection incl. 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d. used cut-square, 1864-79 1d. plate 119 KJ-LK block of four mint, 1870 1/2d. plate 11 CI-DJ block of four mint, 1867-78 5s. plate 1 AI overprinted SPECIMEN, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 JK with wmk. inverted overprinted SPECIMEN, 1883-84 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. used, also 1929 P.U.C. 1 mint (tear at top), etc., mixed condition.
59 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used duplicated accumulation in four stockbooks and on stockleaves in a small carton with a few Q.V. incl. 1887-92 Jubilee unmounted mint 11/2d. to 4d. pairs, 5d. and 6d., K.G.V to early Q.E.II commemoratives duplicated mint incl. multiples, K.G.VI quantity of sideways and inverted wmks. used, quantity of Wildings mainly mint incl. graphites and phosphors, 1967 (April) 2s. booklets (10), pre-decimal Machins and a few decimal, postage dues, regionals, Channel Is. and I.O.M., etc., also some Commonwealth and Foreign. (1000s).
60 | £210
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. 1841 1ds, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1d. varnish ink used with Brandon certificate (1994), etc., mixed condition. (few 100)
61 | £400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in an album and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 3 IF used, range of 1841 1ds, 1d. Stars, censored mail, etc. (100s)
62 | £200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both), Officials with Government Parcels 1883-86 9d. dull green used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
65 | £140
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II small unmounted mint selection, incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. brown, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 (3), etc. (32)
66 | £250
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in an album and loose, incl. 1847-54 embossed 1s. and 6d. used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
68 | £450
Miscellaneous: Controls: A Q.V. to K.G.VI a mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. good range of 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher issues, etc. (few 100s)
73 £880
Exhibitions: 1890 London Philatelic Exhibition, the May 19th official menu card, with 1840 1d. and four later unused 1d. issues affixed to the front, signed by F.G. Kellaway the Postmaster General, good condition, very rare. Photo.
77 | £500
Postal History and Covers: Postcards: Glasgow: A collection in three folders and loose, incl. Topographical with interest in Bowling Greens, Hospitals, Parks, Schools, some real photos, etc. (approx. 600)
80 £120
Miscellaneous: Telegram Forms: K.G.VI and early Q.E.II forms, all used in Wales with a wide variety of rates, etc. (40 items)
81 £120
Revenue Stamps: Unappropriated K.E.VII 5 die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated 8 NOV. 01 in blue and stamped BEFORE/HARDENING, fine. Photo.
82 £130
Revenue Stamps: Unappropriated K.E.VII 20 die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated 3 FEB. 02 in blue and stamped BEFORE/HARDENING, with manuscript no 66 at foot, fine. Photo.
83 £400
Military Telegraph Stamps: 1895-1900 Army Telegraphs 1d. to 5 set, mint, the 5 has minute thin, mainly fine. (11). Photo.
84 £180
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 5s. rose plate 1 (2) and plate 2, fine used. S.G. L231, L232.
85 £290
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 1 brown-lilac plate 1 BM, fine used. S.G. L236. Photo
86 £780
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange DN, good used with boxed and c.d.s. cancels. S.G. Spec. L237, cat 2,700. Photo.
88 | £85
Circular Delivery Company Stamps: A selection of mostly forgeries, incl. most Companies, multiples, etc. (173)
89 | £2400
College Stamps: A collection written up on leaves incl. All Souls 1884 (1/2d.) mint (2, toned), 1897 Napier reprint of the (1/2d.) die in black (143 x 76mm, some faults), Balliol 1885 (1/2d.) mint, Exeter 1882 (1/2d.) mint pair, 1897 Napier reprint of the (1/2d.) die in black (146 x 73mm) with the two alternative methods of engraving the border ornaments at top left, Hertford 1879 (1/2d.) block of four mint, 1897 Napier reprint of the (1/2d.) die in black (136 x 74mm, light staining and central tone spot), selection of embossed mauve envelopes (5), Keble 1871-73 (1/2d.) vermilion perf. 12 mint (2), 188696 (1/2d.) envelope with colourless embossed seal sideways on flap, addressed to F.A. Bellamy Esq. F.R.Met.S., 4 St. Johns Rd and endorsed Received from J.A. Bucknill (Keble), 1893, December, Lincoln 1877-84 1d. mint (2, shades), imperf. ungummed plate proof in indigo in a bottom margin block of four (some toning at left), Merton 1883 (1/2d.) mint, another unused, Queens 1883 (1/2d.) single and two pairs mint, St. Johns, Cambridge, 1884 (1/2d.) block of four unused (some toning), St. Johns, Oxford, 1884 (1/2d.) range of types unused or mint incl. multiples, Selwyn 1882 (1/2d.) mint (2), etc., varied condition, also literature incl. the publications by Cummings (1904) and Lister (1966). (41 items + literature).
90 | £280
College Stamps: A small mint collection with an example from each college incl. Balliol 1885 (1/2d.) scarlet, Keble 1871-73 perf. 12 (1/2d.) vermilion (unused without gum), Lincoln 1877-84 1d. Prussian blue, Selwyn 1882 (1/2d.) black on magenta, etc., varied condition, occasional tone spot but mostly fine. (12).
92 | £400
Booklets: A duplicated collection in an album and leaves incl. 1935 Jubilee 3s., K.G.VI 1s. 1952 (6), 2s.6d. Dec. 1950 (2), Aug. 1951 (2), May 1952, Aug. 1952, 5s. Dec. 1950, Q.E.II Wilding 1s. to 6s. range incl. 2s. lemon covers ordinary with sideways watermark panes (8, various dates), 2s.6d. Feb. 1954, pre-decimal Machin 2s. to 1, decimals with stitched and folded books, early Prestige incl. 1972 Wedgwood 1 (3), also some incomplete incl. 1938 3s. edition 350, fine and fresh but missing first 11/2d. pane, quantity without stamps mainly Wilding, etc. (250+).
93 | £380
Booklets: A K.G.V to K.G.VI selection incl. 1935 Jubilee 2s. edition 298 (cover faults), 3s. editions 294, 295 and 297, also 296 with some stamps missing, K.E.VIII 6d., 2s. edition 379, 3s. edition 321, K.G.VI 6d. to 5s. selection incl. 2s.6d. June 1950, 5s. June 1950, Aug. 1950, etc., a few imperfections, mainly fine. (21 + 1 incomplete).
94 | £1900
Postal History and Covers: A collection on leaves, incl. Dockwras, Bishopmarks, Penny Posts. Spoon cancellations, Mile age marks, 1840 (Sept. 16) entire bearing 1840 1d., 1841 (Jan. 27) cover bearing 1840 1d., 1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a200 used 1841 (April), 1840 2d. (just touched at left) late use on 1851 cover, tied by numeral cancellation, etc. (few 100s)
95 | £1300
Postal History and Covers: A mainly line engraved collection of covers, in twenty-four albums and stockbook, incl. a comprehensive range of 1d. Stars and 1d. plate numbers, 1879 1d. plate 216 KE used on 1840 1d. Mulready envelope, cancellations with Spoons, duplexes, incoming mail, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
96 | £620
Postal History and Covers: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection of mainly covers and cards in twenty-two albums, incl. 1902 ((Jan. 1st) 1d. used on plain f.d.c., cancellations, Instructional marks, Censored mail, incoming, Official mail with 1903 Inland Revenue 1/2d. cover, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
97 | £780
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. collection of covers and cards in ten albums, incl. surface printed issues, postal stationery, cancellations, official mail, incoming mail, etc. (100s)
98 | £700
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of mainly covers and cards in ten cover albums or folders, incl. pre-stamp covers, 1840 1d. black used on 1841 (Jan.) cover, 1902-10 1d. used on plain f.d.c., postal stationery, some stamps, etc. (100s)
99 | £600
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a cover album, incl. Bishopmarks, 1823 cover from Cambridge to Selkirk bearing two line MISSENT/TO YORK, 1839 cover from Glasgow to Edinburgh bearing handstruck 4, Penny Posts, range of 1841 1ds, etc. (97 items)
101 | £200
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.V. accumulation incl. prestamp, handstruck 1 of Basingstoke, 1840 1d. from Liverpool with Huyton u.d.c. alongside, 1840 1d. used 1841 (Feb.) from Ireland, 1841 1d. covers (10) with Maltese Cross cancels incl. 1843 turned cover, 1841 2d. single and strip of three on registered cover, later 1ds, 1903 Admiralty Official registered stationery cover from Holyhead (damaged), etc., mixed condition. (100 items).
102 | £260
Postal History and Covers: A selection of pre-stamp and stampless covers, incl. 1828 entire bearing three line MISSENT/TO/BRISTOL, Frees, Additional 1/2, Paids, Penny Posts, etc. (59 items)
104 | £200
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection, incl. 1848 cover to New Brunswick, bearing 1847-54 1s. and 1841 1d. red-brown IK-KK strip, Belfast spoon cancellations, etc. (12 items)
105 | £200
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers 1840-61 including 1840 (April 4) entire to Devizes with WEYMOUTH c.d.s., 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A163 Galashiels to Stratford on Avon cancelled with red Maltese cross, 1841 (Jun 24) Mulready 1d. lettersheet A64 with blue advert cancelled with black Maltese cross (address obliterated), 1d. black plate six on cover (2) both touched and cancelled with red Maltese crosses, 1843 cover bearing 1d. red-brown cancelled number 3 in Maltese cross, very mixed condition. (9).
107 | £450
Postal History and Covers: 1529-76 five merchants entires from Antwerp to Philippo Corsini in London, fine.
108 £210
Postal History and Covers: 1582 merchants letter from Nicolas & Thomas Channya in Rouen and 1583 merchants letter from Gio Franco Cantu in Cremona, both to Bartholomew Corsini in London, fine. Photo.
109 | £750
Postal History and Covers: 1585-87 ten merchant letters from Diego Hernandez da Miranda in Rouen to Bartholomew Corsini in London, a fine group.
110 | £400
Postal History and Covers: 1585-88 four merchant entires from Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, fine.
111 £300
Postal History and Covers: 1585-87 three merchant letter from the Heirs of Mathia Ledered in Cologne to Bartholomew Corsini in London. Photo.
112 | £450
Postal History and Covers: 1586-1600 five merchants entires all from Milan from Marcio Carcamo (4) and Thomas Reyna, to Bartholomew Corsini in London.
113 | £450
Postal History and Covers: 1594-1600 five merchants letters from Geronamo Cippeletto in Cremone, addressed to Bartholomew Corsini in London.
114 | £270
Postal History and Covers: 1719-1840 collection of pre-stamp and stampless covers in four albums, incl. 1839 (Mar. 29) fancy embossed pink envelope used within London, etc. (few 100s)
115 | £85
Postal History and Covers: 1795-1951 selection of covers and cards, incl. 1795 OHMS entire from On board the Orion, Spit Head, addressed to Edinburgh, bearing curved PORTSMOUTH and faint red circular FREE mark, p.p.cs, etc. (25 items)
116 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1811 entire from Hartland Quay to Falmouth, bearing two line BIDSFORD/225 with error of spelling S for E, only recently recorded and this is the discovery example. Photo.
117 | £50
Postal History and Covers: 1812-38 a selection of covers, incl. 1938 entire from Stewartstown to Falkirk, bearing boxed FALKIRK/PENNY POST datestamp and boxed 1/2, etc. (8 items)
118 £400
Postal History and Covers: 1840 (Oct. 7th) entire from the Postmaster at Pomeroy, Ireland, addressed To The Right Honble Viscount Palmerston London at the Foreign Office, with a fine handstruck 4, with the original enclosed letter from the Postmaster As the enclosed pamphlet is circulated among the Tories, and one of them having left this for my Reading, I beg to enclose it to your Lordship that your Lordship may be in possession of the facts they want to bring forward at the next meeting of Parliament in Reference to your Lordships Diplomatic conduct. Photo.
119 | £1100
Postal History and Covers: 1841-54 a collection of mainly covers in nine albums, incl. a good range of 1841 1ds with shades, numbers 5, 6 and 10 in Cross, 1847 entire bearing 1841 1d. KE-KK strip, stampless, Paids, postal stationery, etc. (few 100s)
123 £230
Postal History and Covers: 1843 (Jan. 13th) entire letter from London to Wakefield, unfranked with red manuscript 2 and a strike of the black Maltese Cross in the corner contrary to regulations, Wakefield arrival backstamp, a rare unofficial use of the Maltese Cross to cancel a stampless entire. B.P.A. certificate (2003). Photo.
124 £210
Postal History and Covers: 1843 (Mar. 21st) printed Life Assurance Office reply form used from Wolverhampton to London, with handstruck 2, incorrectly endorsed with arced PAID/1d in red at left and overstruck with black Maltese Cross, light central vertical filing fold, a very rare example of a Maltese Cross being used to cancel an endorsement. B.P.A. certificate (2003). Photo.
125 £400
Postal History and Covers: 1844 (Feb. 7th) stampless entire letter from Bridgenorth to Ironbridge, with red manuscript 1 and with the distinctive solid centre Maltese Cross of Ironbridge in the top right corner, despatch and arrival datestamps at left, fine, the unique example on stampless entire. B.P.A. certificate (2007). Photo.
127 | £1250
Postal History and Covers: 1846 (June 17th) Public Dinner to celebrate the Presentation of the National Testimonial to Rowland Hill, printed invitation card for an Alexander Walton, and piece of letter to the same person with the signature of Rowland Hill.
128 £100
Postal History and Covers: 1847 (Jan. 7th) cover from Tarvin to Sandbach via Chester, with TARVIN u.d.c. in red (not listed in Collect British Postmarks), different in G.P.O. Record Books, this is the only recorded example to date. Photo.
129 £50
Postal History and Covers: 1847 1d. pink stationery envelope used to Oxford, cancelled by 874 barred oval of Wheatley and the rare WATERSTOCK u.d.c. (stated only two known). Photo
130 | £60
Postal History and Covers: 1853 (Dec. 6th) entire from London to Paria, bearing 1843 2d. EL, BA (both cut into) and cut to shape 1847-54 embossed 1s. green.
132 £110
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Holyland: 1862-63 two envelopes from London to the Consulate in Jerusalem, bearing 1855-57 6d. lilac, both tied by London duplexes, with Alexandrie transit marks on reverse. Photo.
133 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1864 cover from Leeds to Paria, bearing 1858-69 2d. plate 9 CC and 1862-64 4d. plate 4 DB, tied by Leeds duplexes. Photo
136 £120
Postal History and Covers: 1886 mourning envelope from London to New Zealand, bearing 1881 1d. lilac die II and 1883-84 5d. dull green, fine. Photo
137 £150
Postal History and Covers: 1905 (April 10th) p.p.c. from Johannesburg to London, bearing G.B. 1901-10 1d. uncancelled in South Africa manuscript Refused and charged postage due, cancelled upon arrival by the Foreign Office A OI bared oval, unusual. Photo
139 | £100
Postal History and Covers: 1932-36 two large commercial covers to Brazil, one bearing 1918-19 10s. pair and 1s., other bearing 1918-19 2s.6d., 5s. pair and 6d., 1s., few imperfections, otherwise fine.
141 £380
Postal History and Covers: Coffee Houses: A selection of covers addressed to or from coffee houses, 1728 entire from Grimsby to the Crown Coffee House, Smithfield, 1730 entire from Clements Inn Coffee House to Ludlow, 1796 entire from Oswestry to the Cannon Coffee House, 1808 entire from the Carolina Coffee House to Messrs Cobb and Co, Margate, 1810 entire to Browns Coffee House, and 1839 entire from Coulsons Coffee House to Hexham. (6). Photo.
142 £75
Postal History and Covers: Coffee Houses: 1843 (Nov. 22nd) entire regarding business, from Chapter Coffee House, St. Pauls Churchyard addressed to Grosvenor Square, franked by 1841 three margined 1d. KJ, tied by black Maltese Cross. Photo
144 | £100
Postal History and Covers: National Blood Transfusion Service, an accumulation of material, incl. both unstamped and stamped stationery, certificates of service, slogans, meter marks, etc.
145 | £2600
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1842-1977 a comprehensive collection in twenty albums, incl. 1855 (May 15) envelope to London, bearing 1847-54 embossed 6d. and 1854-57 2d., 1856 (May 17) cover to Macclesfield, bearing 1847-54 6d. and 1856-58 2d., 1860 (Apr. 23) envelope to Macclesfield bearing 1855-57 4d. and 6d., 1891 1d. pink stationery envelope, additionally franked by Postal Fiscal 1853-57 1d. light blue pair, 1928 (May 28) Official Paid envelope with oval REGISTERED/BUCKINGHAM PALACE, good range of postal stationery with printed to private order, overseas destinations, etc. (100s)
146 | £550
Postal History and Covers: Registered mail: A mainly K.G.V. collection of Inland registration, written-up on leaves, incl. a study of the rates, 1933 envelope used within London, bearing 1/2d. and 4d. tied by MONETARY & ECONOMIC CONFERENCE c.d.s. and with registration etiquette, good range of postal stationery, etc. (98 items)
147 £1300
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Carnarvon: 1824 entire from St. John N.B. to Edinburgh, bearing on reverse the rare oval SHIP LETTER/CROWN/CARNARVON in red. Photo
148 £580
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Falmouth: 1838 entire from Jamaica to Coldstream, with manuscript 2/5, two line COLDSTREAM/PENNY POST in red, on reverse has a fine strike of the scarce LEEWARD ISLANDS/F in green. Photo
149 | £80
Postal History and Cards: Valentines: A selection, incl. 1869 (Feb. 15th, the 14th was a Sunday) envelope used within Barnstaple with enclosed Valentine with handwritten verse, comic valentine cards, etc. (16 items)
150 | £170
Postal History and Covers: W.W.II a collection of civil censored covers on leaves, incl. destinations with Canada, Ireland, Swiss Red Cross, etc. (200 items)
151 | £90
Postal History and Covers: W.W.II a selection of internal covers (13) all censored, from Northern Ireland, Stornoway, Portree, Orkney, cover from Strabane to Boxmore, redirected to Lundy Island, franked by 1p. and 2p. affixed, etc.
152 | £75
Postal History and Covers: W.W.II: 1945 (May 7) Telegram from Main 22 Armd Bde to All Units Armd Bge relaying a message from SHAEF regarding the unconditional surrender and telling all units to cease fire and remain in current positions, most interesting.
153 | £780
Used Abroad: A collection, incl. Chile, Colombia, Danish West Indies, Gibraltar, Malta with 1867 10d., Peru with 1867 9d. with C 38, etc., mixed condition. (51)
154 | £140
Used Abroad: Mailboat Cancels: 1855-57 6d. with A 81 and 1876 6d. BA with A 95 barred ovals.
155 £70
Used Abroad: Constantinople: 1863 cover to England, bearing 1862 6d. cancelled C barred oval. Photo
157 £160
Used Abroad: Malta: 1860 (Sept. 8th) cover to Messina, bearing 1858-69 2d. plate 8 RA-RC strip of three, tied by Malta duplexes. Photo
158 £180
Used Abroad: Nicaragua: 1881 1s. orange-brown plate 13 RF-RH strip of three on piece, with GREY TOWN c.d.ss. S.G. Z18. Photo
159 £110
Used Abroad: Peru: 1875 (March 14th) cover to Spain, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 141 TB, 1867-80 10d. QK and 1873-80 1s. plate 9 OF, cancelled C 38 of Callao, one or two stamps missing, otherwise fine. Photo
160 £65
Used Abroad: South Africa: 1900 Jubilee 1s. green and carmine pair used with ARMY P.O. 50/S. AFRICA/AU 27/01 c.d.s. cancels, a little colour suffusion at foot. S.G. Z17, cat. 360. Photo.
161 £170
Used Abroad: Venezuela: 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 SJ with part CIUDAD BOLIVAR/PAID c.d.s. in red, small crease, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Z6. Photo.
162 £150
Russia - Army Field Offices in The Crimea: 1855 (Feb. 7) envelope to Blackheath, endorsed Black Sea Fleet and via Marseilles, bearing 1854 SC16 die I plate 155 OI-OJ cancelled by triple 49 also OK cancelled by a fair strike of the Crown between Stars cancellation, on reverse has blue POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY datestamp some imperfections but very scarce. Photo.
163 £350
Crimean War: 1854 (Dec.) envelope, addressed to Mr Curgenven Steam Transport Victoria (Built by Brunel), Malta or else where, franked by 1854 1d. SC16 plate 190 SJ-SL, TK-TL and TJ, cancelled by 780 numeral of Tavistock, with INSUFFICIENTLY/STAMPED in red. Photo.
164 £90
Crimean War: 1854 (Dec. 25) envelope addressed to a Lt. Colonel Eliot near Hastings, bearing 1854 1d. SC16 EJ-EL strip, cancelled by triple 49 numerals of the London District Office. Photo.
168 £90
Airmails: 1933 (May 15) Great Western Railway Letter Service, Cardiff-Plymouth-Cardiff round trip cover, scarce only 25 flown. Photo.
171 | £80
Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in a cover album, incl. postcards, envelopes, etc. (123 items)
172 | £70
Postal Stationery: A collection in an album, incl. stamped to order with 1890 11/2d. brown used, 1902 6d. violet used, Newspaper wrappers, etc. (118 items)
173 | £140
Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in nine cover albums and loose, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A154 used, registered envelopes, airletter sheets, many cut-outs, etc.
174 | £160
Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to K.E.VII extensive collection of cut-outs in two albums, arranged by working die numbers, some duplication and mostly used. (1400)
175 | £45
Postal Stationery: 1890 Penny Postage Jubilee South Kensington envelopes 1d. blue EP33 unused and used (4), Furniss caricature unused (2), used, Elliot unused, and two postcards with 2nd. July 1890 cancellations, fair to fine.
176 | £70
Postal Stationery: 1902 K.E.VII Envelope 1d. carmine, 24 proof impressions (12 inverted) on Dickinson watermarked paper (185 x 250mm), fine.
177 | £50
Postal Stationery: 1924 and 1924 Wembley Exhibition 1d. CP85 unused and used, 11/2d. CP86 unused and used, CP88 unused and used, also airmail usage of 11/2d. CP86 and CP88, fine. (9 items)
178 | £60
Postal Stationery: 1924 and 1925 Wembley postal stationery complete, fine unused. (8 items)
181 | £110
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1841 1d. handstamped SPECIMEN in red, also Telegraph forms with 1871 1s. unused, etc., varied condition. (108 items)
186 £450
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1888 1d. pink multiple advertising sheet published by the Eureka Stamped Envelope Syndicate, used in 1890 from London to Leith. Photo.
190 | £140
Postal Stationery: Stamped to Order: Envelopes: 1912-39 K.G.V unused and used selection, incl. ES42-ES54, range of Tea Planters envelopes, some duplication, etc., good to fine. (66 items)
193 | £110
Postal Stationery: Postcards: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. 1901 1/2d. + 1/2d. reply card unused, 1933 11/2d. + 11/2d. reply card unused, etc. (156 items)
194 £350
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1870 1/2d. lilac CP1 and CP2, two used on the first day (Oct. 1st. 1870), one used from Weston Super Mare, other from London with Economic Gardening advert, another used on the 3rd. October 1870 with printed message on reverse from Royal Polytechnic, Regent Street, welcoming the introduction of Halfpenny Postage, all with faults. Photo.
195 | £50
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1871-74 1/2d. lilac CP2, five with Liverpool Sloper arrow perfin, one misplaced and one with missing pins, good to fine. (5 items)
200 | £100
Postal Stationery: Letter sheets: 1864 Waterlow & Sons 1d. pink printed letter sheet used from Bristol to Launceston, printed printed list of Solictors supplies, scarce.
201 | £230
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums, incl. 1918 31/2d. blue size K used, 1921 5d. orange size H unused, Forces issue with 1964 1s.9d. size G2 used, etc. (213 items)
202 | £60
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1878 2d. with semi-circular collar and serif REGISTERED, indigo and greenish blue printings RP1F, 2d. with 1 or 2 lines of text at top, scalloped flaps RP4G unused, RP5F used (2, stamps missing), RP5G unused (2, one overprinted SPECIMEN), fair to fine. Photo.
203 | £65
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1893 2d. 5-50 on reverse RP19G unused, RP20F unused (4, one with PUBLISBED variety) used (7), RP20G unused (3), used (10), RP20H2 unused and used, mainly good to fine. (26 items)
204 | £70
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1902 3d. RP24F unused, used (8), RP24G unused (2), used (17), RP24H unused and used, range of frankings, good to fine. (32 items)
205 | £90
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1918 31/2d. RP29F unused (2), used (8), RP29Gb unused (2), used (2), RP29Gc unused, RP29H unused, RP29K used, 1920 4d. RP30Fa unused, RP30Fb unused (2), used (6), RP30G unused, used (3), RP30H unused, RP30K unused (toned), also 4d. + 1d. RP37 unused, 1921 5d. RP34F unused (4), used (5), RP34Ga unused, RP34Gb unused, used (2) and uprated 2d. plus 3d. RP35b unused and used, good to fine. (48 items)
206 | £130
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1920 Uprated to use up stock, collection of various printing orders, RP31Ga unused, RP30Gb unused (4), used (3), RP32F unused (6), used (2), RP32Ga unused, used (2), RP33F unused (5), used (2), RP33Gb unused (4), used (4), mainly good to fine. (26 items)
207 | £85
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1920 Uprated to use up stock, RP31G 2d. plus 2d. unused, RP31Ga unused and used, RP31Gb unused and used, PR32F 3d. plus 1d. unused and used, RP32Ga unused and used, RP33F 31/2d. plus 1/2d. unused and used, RP33Gb unused and used, fine. (13 items)
208 £110
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: 1943 K.G.VI Wartime printing 51/2d. brown envelope by Cook & Son H & B RP56, fine unused. Photo
209 | £55
Postal Stationery: Registration Envelopes: Forces Issue: 1915 2d. black, unused and used selection, with RPF1a unused and used (2), RPF1b unused and used, RPF1c. unused (2), used (6), 1d. unused (2), used (2), good to fine.
212 £450
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings Etc.: The Half-Price Closed Letter Company Limited: 1891 1d. pink letter sheet with adverts pasted in, endorsed in red ink This is a sample of the issue we are ready to send you, used 1889 (July 12) from London to Chatcham, minor faults but very scarce. Photo.
213 £270
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings etc.: Anglo-Colonial Letter Co. Limited letter sheet with a large array of adverts inside, used 1869 (July 27) from London to Chatham, slightly toned, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
214 £160
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Selection cut to shape or square with James Adam 1d. AR51 (2), Alldays & Onions 1d. AR52, Ralph Allison 1d. AR53, A.G. Bayliss 1d. AR60, 1d. AR61, 11/2d. AR64, W & T Avery 1d. AR57 (2), used.
215 £130
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: 1859-63 group of mainly cut to shape, incl. Samuel Allsopp AR49 (2), 1d. British Workman AR20 (3), 4d. Borne & Son AR50 unused and used (rare), J.F. Pawson unused and used (rare), Stevens & Norton AR1. (10)
216 £260
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: Smith Elder & Co, 1861-67 detailed unused and used study of printing dates, mainly cut to shape, values 1d. to 1s., with 4d. AR2 (2 unused, 5 used, 1d. AR4 (5 unused, 5 used), 1d. AR5 unused, 2d. AR6 (3 unused, 10 used), 3d. AR7 (unused, five used), 4d. AR8 (3 used), 1s. (2 unused, 5 used), 4d. with name deleted from AR12 or 13 used, another with S in concentric ring cancel. (49)
217 £700
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: Smith Elder & Co, 1866 4d. + 1s. compound stampimg on entire wrapper AR10, addressed but no postal markings, rare. Photo
218 £500
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: W.H. Smith & Son, an extensive study of the printing dates cut square or to shape, 1d. AR23 unused (3), used (12), 1d. AR24 unused (2), used (32), 1d. AR25 used (5), 11/2d. AR26 ring 4a used (6), ring 4b used (8), 2d. AR27 unused (3), used (34), 3d. AR28 ring 4a unused (10), used (18), ring 4b used (7), 4d. AR29 ring 4a unused (9), used (5), ring 4b used, 6d. AR30 ring 4a unused (5), used (8), ring 4b used (2), 1s. AR31 used, 2d. + 21/2d. AR37 used, a number with T01, C68 and SS pre-cancels.
219 £130
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: W.H. Smith & Son, entires with 1d. AR25 used (3), 4d. AR29 with ring 4b used, 6d. AR30 with ring 4a unused, good to fine
220 | £140
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: The Home News, Grindley & Co. London, cut square or to shape, 1d. AR43 (2 unused, used), 1d. AR44 used (2), 11/2d. AR46 used, 2d. AR47 unused (3), used (3), 3d. AR48 unused (3), used (9), some with K in double circle and S in concentric rings cacels. (24)
221 £250
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Official Rings: Borne & Son 1863 4d. complete envelope, fine unused. AR50. Photo
222 £180
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: W & T Avery 1d. AR57 entire fine used. Photo
223 £160
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: W & T Avery 2d. AR58 entire, fine unused. Photo
224 £220
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: W & T Avery 21/2d. AR59 entire, fine used to Leipzig. Photo
225 £550
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: A.G. Bayliss 1d. AR60, very fine used from Redditch to Brighton, scarce. Photo
226 £240
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Browne, Rosenheim & Co. 1886 21/2d. AR68 entire to Germany, very fine. Photo
227 | £180
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: W. Chillingworth & Son 1864-84 1d. AR70A dated 1.5.82, Collier & Co. 1d. AR71 (2), William Exley & Sons 1d., W.B. Fordham 1d. AR78, 79, 82, 86, 88, 89, cut square (4), to shape (6).
228 £420
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: George Farmiloe & Sons 1d. AR76 (dated 22.5.80), entire used to Tunbridge, with Azemar A1 cancel, also cut square dated 9.9.70. Photo
229 | £200
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Thos Lea & Co. 1d. AR97, L. Lumley & Co. 1d. AR109 (2), Frank E. Millar 1d. AR111 (2), 2d. AR112, 3d. AR113, George Prior 1d. AR126 (2) cut square (1), to shape (8).
232 | £170
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Office of Philatelic Quarterly 1877-78 1d. A116 entires dated 12.1.77 used and 13.2.78 unused, also used cut square and to shape.
233 | £140
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Parkins & Gotto 1866-70 1d. AR118 cut to shape (2, one with fault), 1d. AR118, AR119, AR120 (2) cut square (2) to shape (2), 1d. AR120 unused entires (2).
234 £400
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: William Paul 1868-77 1d. AR121, fine used entire from Waltham Cross to Peebles, with red circular Caledonian Railway T.P.O., also cut to shape AR121 (2) and AR122(2). Photo
235 £110
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Publishers of the Permanent Stamp Album 1d. AR129 used entire, minor staining, otherwise fine. Photo
236 £100
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Savory and Moore 1892 1/2d. AR132, unused entire, fine. Photo
237 | £230
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Robert Scott & Co. 1866-67 1d. AR133 (fault), S.W. Silver 1d. AR135, Victoria College Congelton 1d. green ring AR155B, cut square (1), to shape (2).
238 | £140
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Herbert A. Smith 1d. AR139A dated 11.6.69, AR139B undated, International Fur Store 1d. AR96, H. Santer & Sons 1d. AR130, J. Watkins & Sons 1d. AR151 (2), Martin Wells & Co. 1d. AR153 (2), cut square (5), to shape (3).
240 £210
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Young & Stockall 1865 1d. AR157, entire, fine unused. Photo
241 | £100
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Young & Stockall 1865 1d. AR157, 2d. AR158, 3d. AR159, 4d. AR160, 6d. AR161, unused, cut square.
242 £180
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Young & Stockall 1865 2d. AR158, entire, fine unused. Photo
243 £260
Postal Stationery: Advertising Rings: Private Rings: Young & Stockall 1865 3d. AR159, entire, fine unused. Photo
244 £90
Postal Stationery: Official issues: 1895 1d. pink Board of Agriculture Official envelope with SWINE-FEVER, H & B EO20, superb used from Shrewsbury to Stafford. Photo
246 £260
Postal Stationery: Officials: Admiralty: 1903 3d. Admiralty Official registered envelopes H & B RO1, unused and used (stamp removed). Photo
247 | £150
Postal Stationery: Post Office Telegraph Forms: A Q.V. selection, comprising 1872 1s. card, 1872-76 1s., 1881 1s. overprinted SPECIMEN, 1885 6d. ruled for 30 words, 1881 1s. and 1895-1901 6d. for use in the Stock Exchange, Foreign or Colonial 1889 10d., unused, fair to fine, also The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery book.
249 | £160
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: Inland 189498 6d. (TP15b), fifteen examples (plus two others with embossed stamps removed) contained in a 10s.2d. booklet with M & S Ltd 4703 21237150m 12/99 [400] imprint on front cover and which originally contained twenty forms, very scarce.
250 | £160
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: Inland 1902 6d. (TP18a), sixteen forms contained in a 10s.2d. booklet with G & S 3651 [7279] 51000 3/10sv 422. imprint on front, fine. H & B TP18a.
251 | £220
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1889-98 Submarine Telegraph form, three forms with 1889 10d. blue (TP 55), 10d. brown (TP 57) and 10d. brown (TP 58ac), superb unfolded condition.
252 | £200
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: Stock Exchange forms Q.V. 6d. TP42b, K.E.VII 6d. TP43c, K.G.V 9d. TP45, also 1872 1s. Telegraph cards TCP1a, unused (2) and TCP 2 handstamped SPECIMEN, good to fine.
255 £400
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A14 (forme 1) used 1840 (May 12th) from Newport (Mon.) to Abergavenny, cancelled by a fine strike of the pink Newport Maltese Cross, with a Newport datestamp on reverse in the same colour, minor edge faults otherwise fine, attractive and very scarce. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 2,500+. Photo.
256 £1500
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A15 (forme 1) uprated to 2d. with four margined 1840 1d. black plate 1b RL, sent 1840 (Aug. 22nd) from Sunderland to Helmsley, Yorkshire, cover and adhesive cancelled by orange-red shade Maltese Crosses, cover with some edge faults but attractive, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 15,000. Photo.
257 £750
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A17 (forme 1) to Godalming, cancelled by a very fine magenta Maltese Cross and showing Woking/Penny Post on front at lower left, faults but rare. B.P.A. certificate (1987). S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 16,000. Photo.
258 £400
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A24 used 1843 (May 2nd) from London to Upton on Severn, cancelled superb strike of the number 9 in Maltese Cross, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
263 £1000
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A158 (forme 3) used 1840 (May 25th) from London to Edinburgh, cancelled by an oily black Maltese Cross, clear despatch datestamp on reverse, an exceptionally early May date use of the black cross, the earliest recorded in Alcock and Holland being May 31st, the London experimental cross recorded from July, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. ME2. Photo.
265 £140
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a97, unaddressed and cancelled by neat 369 STRAND B.O/W.C/MY 31/01 c.d.s. with a second strike on reverse, central horizontal and vertical filing folds, most unusual with such an extremely late date. S.G. Spec. ME3. Photo.
267 £600
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: Benjamin Edgington: 1859 (Jan. 19th)) embossed 1d. pink envelope with most attractive advert depicting marquees in the grounds of a Windsor Castle, used from London to Newcastle, very fine. Photo
271 £380
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1859 (Aug. 7) superb pen and ink illustraion on 1d. stationery envelope, depicting two children and their pets, used from Ireland to Brighton. Photo.
272 £190
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1880 (Feb. 23) printed illustrated envelope depicting THE HANDSOME KEBBY/This is intended to be sarcastic. The bird flying in the air is a dove, used locally in London. Photo.
273 £380
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1884 (Jan. 25) superb pen and ink illustration on 1d. stationery envelope depicting a canal scene with shop adverts, used from Huddersfield, manuscript EMPRESS/OF INDIA written around the impressed 1d. stamp, unusual. Photo.
275 £100
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1904 (Nov. 9) fine pen and ink illustrated envelope depicting an Edwardian lady reading a letter, used from Bramley to New Wortley. Photo.
276 £150
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1918 (Oct. 5) hand illustrated envelope, depicting a River Thames scene, well executed, used from Pontefract to Blackpool. Photo.
277 £200
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1921-23 group of three pen and ink illustrated envelopes, all from Bournemouth to the same addressee, two bearing 1912-24 11/2ds to Accrington, one depicting a coastal scene, the other inside an art gallery, and the third bearing 1912-24 2d. to Birmingham depicting a lady accepting mail from the postman, some edge faults. Photo.
279 £90
Cancellations: 1851 cover from Pembridge to London, bearing 1841 1d. NA cut into, tied by rare 455 barred oval of Pembridge (rarity G) and 1856 cover to London, bearing 1854-57 1d. DJ cancelled by 456 barred oval of Shobden (G.P.O. records only), both with u.d.c. of Pembridge or Shobden.
282 | £3600
Scots Local Cancellations: A collection of mainly covers in a stockbook, majority franked by 1d. Stars, incl. type V with Kilninver, Thornliebank, type XVII Gallowgate with type III Blantyre Station on reverse, type XVIII with Charlotte Place on 1855-57 1s. green, type XX with Drymen, Malelane Smith, also Missent marks of Edinburgh, Greenock and Markinch, etc. (101 items)
283 | £280
Scots Local Cancellations: A selection of covers in a folder, incl. type II Cathcart in blue on 1859 envelope, type III Bishopbriggs on 1858 envelope, Cambuslang on 1859 envelope, Eaglesham (2, unlisted) on 1859 envelopes, Milton of Campsie on 1859 envelope, Moodiesburn (2) on 1859 envelopes, type V Bowmore on 1858 envelope, Southend on 1858 envelope, type VIII Shiskine S.O in blue (unlisted) on 1858 cover, etc., very mixed condition. (34 items).
284 £1100
Scots Local Cancellations: Type III selection of covers (13), mainly franked by 1854-58 1ds, incl. Cardross, Dunglass, Drymen, East Kilbride, Neilston in black, Roseneath, Uddingston, etc.
285 | £500
Scots Local Cancellations: Type VII selection of covers (23) mainly franked by 1854-58 1ds, incl. B. Muirhead, Dubbingston, Holyrood, Granton Pier, Whitehouse, etc.
286 £110
Scots Local Cancellations: Type VII 1858 (June 1st) mourning envelope to Egypt, bearing 1855-57 4d. pair and 1856-58 1d. FC, tied by STOCKBRIDGE. Photo
287 | £950
Scots Local Cancellations: Type VIII a selection of covers (17), all franked by 1854-58 1ds, incl. Inverkip, Friockheim, Kilninver in green, Linwood in blue, Newcastleton, etc.
289 £180
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting Congreve Method Essays: Square essay (P.P.C. number 25) in red and blue, from the 1848 Art Union Journal page. Photo
290 £180
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting Congreve Method Essays: Square essay (P.P.C. number 26) in blue from the 1848 Art Union Journal page. Photo
291 £920
1841 2d. blue proof from small trial plate of 12 without corner letters, a pair from the bottom left of the sheet [R3/12], good to large margins (sheet margins trimmed), horizontal crease ironed out not visible from the front, fine without gum. S.G. Spec. DP43, cat. 3,600. Photo.
293 | £1550
1840 1d. black accumulation (15 plus a pair) used on covers or large pieces, mostly unplated, plus 1840 2d. blue plate 1 DB on cover, incl. various dubious coloured crosses, majority with four margins, also 1839 stampless entire from Handsworth to Paris with boxed PyP/No. 15, and 1d. Star on piece with Glasgow Madeline Smith cancel, mixed condition, sold as is. (19 items).
294 | £1700
1840 1d. black accumulation (15) used on covers (one with two together) or large pieces, mostly unplated, plus 1840 2d. blue plate 1 CA-CB pair on cover and plate 2 CI-CL strip of four with red Maltese Crosses on piece, incl. various coloured crosses, majority with four margins, mixed condition, some of the crosses appear dubious or age-affected but some attractive items, sold as is. (16 items).
295 | £550
1840 1d. black plates 1b FH used on 1840 (Nov. 30), 2 EL on 1840 (June 26) part cover, MD on 1840 (Nov. 27) entire, 3 NB on 1840 (Oct. 31) cover, 4 CC on 1840 (Oct. 17) large part cover, 5 TG on 1840 (July 22) large part cover, 6 EL on 1840 (Dec. 24) entire HC on 1840 (Oct. 9) entire, GB on 1840 (Oct. 17) cover, poor to fine.
296 | £580
1840 1d. black plates 1a QH greyish black on 1841 (Mar. 8) entire, 3 PK on dated piece (1840 Sept. 10) with ruby Maltese Cross of Aberdeen, 5 RE on 1841 (Feb. 8) entire, 6 LG on 1840 (Nov. 25) entire, 7 IA on 1841 (May 13) entire, RF on 1840 (Sept. 2) entire, also 2d. blue plate 1 AJ on 1840 (Oct. 1) entire and ID on 1841 (Feb. 22) entire, all touched or cut into.
303 £200
1d. black plate 1a GA small to large good all round, fine used on 1840 (July 23) cover from Runcorn to Bakewell, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, with straight line RUNCORN alongside. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
307 £90
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a PF, close at lower left otherwise good even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
308 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1a QD fine used with good to large margins, cancelled by almost complete red Maltese Cross, paired with plate 1b QD used, fair to large margins, small tear at top. S.G. Spec. AS1, AS5. Photo.
310 £210
1d. black plate 1a QE small to large margins all round, used on 1840 (May 13th) cover from Worthing to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, slightly crumpled, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
312 £200
1840 1d. black plate (slight wear) 1a SL with fair to full margins showing portion of adjoining impression at top, showing basal shift, fine used with attractive red Maltese Cross. S. G. Spec. AS2c. Photo.
315 £90
1840 1d. black plate 1b BL with close to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 3rd) entire from Strathpeffer to Selkirk via Dingwall, cancelled red Maltese Cross, with faint two line STRATH/PEFFER alongside, filing crease. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
318 £75
1840 1d. black plate 1b DA with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 30) mourning envelope from Canterbury to Reigate, cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
319 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b DB with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 30) entire from Evesham to Tewkesbury, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
321 £95
1840 1d. black plate 1b EC with small to large margins, fine used on large part undated cover from Richmond (Yorks) to Hexham, neatly cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
324 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b EH with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 24) cover from Dartford to Leeds Castle, Maidstone, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
327 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b EL with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 26) cover from Cupar Fife to Edinburgh, cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
328 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b FF with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 4) cover from Cockermouth to London, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
329 £90
1840 1d. black plate 1b FL with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 3rd) entire from Glasgow to Paisley, cancelled red Maltese Cross, filing crease. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
334 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b IC with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 23) entire from Dundee to Arbroath, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
335 £75
1840 1d. black plate 1b IH with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 23) large part cover locally used in Beverley, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
339 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b JK with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 24) entire from Penny Bridge to Gildersome, near Leeds, cancelled black Maltese Cross, with two line Penny Bridge/Penny Post alongside. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
340 £75
1840 1d. black plate 1b JK with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 18) cover from Coldstream to Edinburgh, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
345 £70
1840 1d. black plate 1b MB with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 cover to Edinburgh, cancelled by messy red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
347 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b MG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 26) entire from Hull to Patrington, cancelled red Maltese Cross, with HULL datestamp in red below. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
348 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b ML with good to large margins, fine used with an almost complete orange-brown shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
351 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b NG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 28) cover from Hull to Brigg, cancelled red Maltese Cross, with HULL datestamp in red below. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
353 £90
1840 1d. black plate 1b OC with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 10) cover from Swindon to Marlborough, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
355 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b OI with good to very large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 11) entire from Kendal to Lowwood, neatly cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
358 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b PE with good to large margins, used on 1840 (Dec. 10) cover from Girvan to Maybole, stamp slightly affected by filing crease, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
362 £70
1840 1d. black plate 1b PI with very close to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 3) entire from Hawick to Edinburgh, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
363 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b QG with good to very large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 2) cover from Basingstoke to London, cancelled red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
365 £90
1840 1d. black plate 1b QL with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 10th) entire from Fettercairn to Montrose, cancelled red Maltese Cross, filing crease. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
366 £75
1840 1d. black plate 1b RA with close to very large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 21) entire from London to Prestonpans, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
367 £50
1840 1d. black plate 1b RB with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 7) part cover from Green Hammerton to York, cancelled red Maltese Cross, with GREEN HAMMERTON datestamp in below. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
370 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b SB with small to good margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 19) cover from Gloucester to Thornbury, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
371 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b SF with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (July 21st) entire from Wantage to Oxford, cancelled deep red Maltese Cross, cover with filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
372 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b SK with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 14) entire from Birmingham to Overseal, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
373 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b TF with good to large margins, tied to 1841 (May 14th) entire to Warwick by a fine strike of the distinctive Maltese Cross of Leamington in black, with despatch datestamp alongside, light horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, scarce. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
377 £170
1840 1d. black plate 2 EA with good to large margins, used on 1840 (June 7th) entire from Leominster to Bewdley, cancelled red Maltese Cross, cover with filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
379 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 EJ with small to large margins, used on 1840 (June 28th) entire from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, cancelled red Maltese Cross, filing crease. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
381 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 GL with good to large margins, part sheet margin at right, fine used with a neat almost complete scarlet shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
382 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 HD with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 22) cover from Liverpool to Glasgow, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
383 £170
1840 1d. black plate 2 HD with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov.) cover from Alton to London, neatly cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
384 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 HF with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 8) cover from Mauchline to Ayr, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
388 £1600
1840 1d. black plate 2 JB (without ray flaws) with good even margins, fine used on May 31st 1840, the fourth Sunday, on part entire letter from Clonmel to Dublin, tied by red Maltese Cross, filing fold well clear of adhesive, a rare Irish May date cover. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. AS15f, tk, cat. 13,000. Photo.
389 £250
1840 1d. black plate 2 KI-KJ pair with clear to good margins all round, used on large piece with red-brown Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
392 £280
1840 1d. black plate 2 SA (re-entry), just cut into at top right otherwise good to large even margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 22nd) entire from Ayton to London, tied by two fine strikes of the yellow-bistre Maltese Cross of Ayton with a despatch handstamp in the same colour on reverse, fine, only listed in S.G. used on the 1d. Mulready. S.G. Spec. AS15a. Photo.
394 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 SK (upper transfer shift) with good to large margins, used with a black Maltese Cross and also by an indistinct red cancel, small imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS15b. Photo.
399 £500
1840 1d. black plate 3 EF with large to enormous margins all round showing parts of two adjoining impressions, used on 1840 (Aug. 14th) entire letter from Amlwch to Liverpool, tied by neat red Maltese Cross and also my Amlwch/Penny Post, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1978). S.G. Spec. AS20ya, cat. 9,000. Photo.
401 £60
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 GD, touched at right otherwise good to large margins, placed upside down in the lower left corner of 1840 (Oct. 8th) entire from Pewsey to Basingstoke contrary to regulations, cancelled with a bold scarlet Maltese Cross, Pewsey datestamp in top right corner. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
403 £160
1840 1d. black plate 3 HI with fair to large margins, lightly cancelled with red Maltese Cross, fine used. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
404 £90
1840 1d. black plate 3 HJ with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (June 24th) cover from Exeter to London, tied by red Maltese Cross, cover with filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
405 £70
1840 1d. black plate 3 JJ with clear to good margins, used with browny-red Maltese Cross, good used. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
407 £300
1840 1d. intense black plate 3 LI with small to large margins nearly all round, touched at base, used on 1840 (Dec. 7th) entire from Newton Stewart to Stranraer tied by two strikes of Magenta Maltese Crosses with Newton Stewart datestamp on reverse in the same colour, very rare. Brandon Certificate (2002). S.G. Spec. AS19Avd. Photo.
409 £140
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 OJ with good to large margins, tied to 1841 (July 9th) entire letter to Devonport by black Maltese Cross, re-addressed to Plymouth with manuscript 1, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, late use of plate 3. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
411 £180
1840 1d. black plate 3 QD with good margins all round, used with red Maltese Cross, paired with plate 6 QD with fair to full margins showing part of adjoining impression at top right, used with heavy red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20, AS41. Photo.
415 | £200
1840 1d. black plate 3 TE, plate 5 IB (poor), plate 6 PF, RJ, fair to fine.
417 £140
1840 1d. black plate 3 TH with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 14th) entire from Bathgate to Leith, tied by deep red Maltese Cross, cover with filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
420 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 AE with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (July 20th) entire from Tewkesbury to Bromsgrove, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
424 £75
1840 1d. black plate 4 FI with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (July 3) part cover Great Malvern to Cheltenham, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
426 £170
1840 1d. black plate 4 GG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (July 6th) cover from Norwich to Wymondham, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
431 £75
1840 1d. black plate 4 IJ with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 1st) entire from Inverness to Beauly, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
432 £170
1840 1d. black plate 4 KE with small to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
433 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 LA with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (June 30th) entire from Gloucester to Cheltenham, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
441 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 OJ with good even margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 25th) entire from Maldon to London, cancelled by bright red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
442 £60
1840 1d. black plate 4 OK with very close to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 5th) entire from Newcastle on Tyne to Southampton, tied by red Maltese Cross, cover torn at left. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
443 £170
1840 1d. black plate 4 PF with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 31st) cover from Kirkwall to Aberdeen, neatly cancelled by fine red-brown Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
448 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 AI with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 4th) cover from London to Basingstoke, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
449 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 DA with close to very large margins nearly all round (just touched at top-left), used on 1841 (Feb. 12) Law Life Assurance Society entire locally used in London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
452 £85
1840 1d. black plate 5 EL with good to large margins used on 1840 (July 19th) entire letter from Canterbury to Woburn, tied by a bright orange-brown shade Maltese Cross, light filing folds through adhesive, attractive coloured cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
453 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 IE with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec.14th) entire from Galashiels to Edinburgh, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
454 £110
1840 1d. black plate 5 IH with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 25th) envelope from Ryde to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, few cover faults. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
455 £60
1840 1d. black plate 5 IJ with close to large margins almost all round (just shaved at J square), used on 1841 (Feb. 15) entire from Edinburgh to Fisherrow, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
457 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 JA with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 19th) entire from Manchester to Knighton, Radnorshire, cancelled with a neat red-brown Maltese Cross with Manchester datestamp on reverse in the same colour, listed in Alcock and Holland, filing folds clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
458 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 JJ with clear to large margins, lightly used with red Maltese Cross, paired with 1d. red-brown plate 5 JJ with clear to fair margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25, AS26. Photo.
460 £180
1840 1d. black plate 5 KK with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct.) envelope from Fletching via Uckfield to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with Fletching/Penny Post alongside. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
464 £75
1840 1d. black plate 5 MK with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 7th) large part cover from Dover to London, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
465 £70
1840 1d. black plate 5 ML with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (July 20th) entire from Stirling to Edinburgh, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
466 £240
1840 1d. black plate 5 NI-NJ pair with close to good even margins, used with pale yellowish shade Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
467 £210
1840 1d. black plate 5 NI with good to large margins, tied to large piece by the yellow-ochre shade Maltese Cross of Moffat with a despatch handstamp in the same colour on reverse, the cross recorded in Alcock and Holland, filing fold clear of adhesive, fine. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
469 £75
1840 1d. black plate 5 OH with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 12) large part cover from Newport Isle of Wight to Cheltenham, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
470 £130
1840 1d. black plate 5 OK-OL pair used on 1841 (Jan. 31st) entire letter from Congleton to Liverpool cancelled red Maltese Crosses, OK close at left otherwise large margins, OL damaged at lower right. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
471 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 OK with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 5th) cover from Howden to Bawtry, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
472 £190
1840 1d. black plate 5 PB with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 24) cover locally used in Leatherhead, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
473 £70
1840 1d. black plate 5 QI with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 24th) cover from Brighton to Edinburgh, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, stamp just affected by filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS25.
475 £90
1840 1d. black plate 5 RD with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 16th) entire from Gloucester to Pontypool, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
477 £100
1840 1d. black plate 5 SI with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
478 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 SL with small to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, paired with plate 6 SL with small to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25, AS41. Photo.
486 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 HE with close to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 23) entire from Petworth to London, lightly cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
487 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 HG with ample to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross and additionally by part town cancel in black, some thinning at left, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
489 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 JF with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 25th) entire from Hawkhurst via Lamberhurst to Battle, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
490 | £60
1840 1d. black plate 6 JK with very close to large margins nearly all round, frame line just shaved at top-left, used on 1841 (Mar. 23) cover from Bridgenorth to London, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41.
492 £600
1840 1d. black plate 6 LK-LL and MK-ML pairs with small to large margins, LL just shaved at base and ML affected by filing crease, used on 1840 (Nov. 21) entire from Ballycastle to Ballymoney. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
496 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 PA with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 2) entire from London to Pontefract, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with T.P./West-Ham alongside. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
497 £85
1840 1d. black plate 6 PI with good to large margins showing parts of two adjoining impressions, used on 1841 (Jan. 19th) entire within London, tied by black Maltese Cross and also by Charing Cross in black, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
499 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 QC with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 20) cover from Carmarthen to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
501 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 QF, fair to large margins, cancelled by a near complete Maltese cross in black, very fine used. S. G. Spec. AS41. Photo
502 £75
1840 1d. black plate 6 TE with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 2) entire from Fareham to Baltonsborough, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
503 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 TG with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 18) entire from Selkirk to Stow, redirected to Edinburgh, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
504 £270
1840 1d. black plate 6 TK with good to large even margins, used with brownish red Maltese Cross and also with part circular town cancel of Tredegar in black, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
506 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 BF with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 15th) cover from London to Petworth, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
508 £200
1840 1d. grey-black plate 7 CC fine used with small to large margins all round, with black Manchester fishtail Maltese Cross. Brandon Certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. AS45ub. Photo.
509 £100
1840 1d. black plate 7 CD with very close (frame line of D just shaved) to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 15th) cover from Henley-on-Thames to Modbury, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
513 £200
1840 1d. black plate 7 HF-HG pair, with small to large margins all round, used on 1840 (Dec. 31) entire from Ballycastle to Ballymony, HG affected by filing crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
514 £1600
1840 1d. black plate 7 IA and JB, both previously used, cut from original entire (with backing paper still visible), partially cleaned and fraudulently reaffixed to 1840 (Sept.) envelope from England addressed to Sir Alan Bellingham at Castle Bellingham, Ireland. The fraud was successful with the stamps tied by new red Maltese Crosses. The envelope was then redirected to Howth with four margin 1840 2d. blue plate 1 IK affixed alongside, tied by oily red Maltese Cross, reverse with Sept. 17th and 18th Dublin transits, undated circular CASTLEBELLINGHAM in blue and Howth Sept. 18th arrival datestamp, a remarkable and rare combination cover. Ex Moxter and T.E. Field. MacDonnell (2003) and Brandon (2006) certificates. S.G. Spec. AS44, DS5. Photo.
516 £70
1840 1d. black plate 7 LI with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 7) entire from Montrose to Aberdeen, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, soiled. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
519 £100
1840 1d. black plate 7 QH with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 29) entire from Sevenoaks to Brighton, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
522 £2500
1840 1d. black plate 8 AK fine unused with large part original gum, with good to large margins all round, rare and exceptional. R.P.S. Certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS46. cat 16,000. Photo.
523 £90
1840 1d. black plate 8 BA with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 16) Friendly Society from London to Hingham, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, cover imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
524 £70
1840 1d. black plate 8 BK with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 17th) part cover from Warrington to Sheffield, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
526 £120
1840 1d. black plate 8 EI with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (June 28) large part cover from Overton via Shrewsbury to Pwllheli, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
529 £60
1840 1d. black plate 8 GB with to large margins nearly all round (just shaved at lower-right), used on 1840 (Dec. 19) cover from Gateshead to Liverpool, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
530 £220
1840 1d. black plate 8 GC with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 17) cover locally used in Edinburgh, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
532 £70
1840 1d. black plate 8 GH with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 21) entire from Bromley to Pontefract, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
537 £70
1840 1d. black plate 8 LC with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 23rd) large part cover from London to Manchester, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
539 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 MH with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (June 22) cover from Hatfield to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with HATFIELD u.d.c. at left. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
540 £320
1840 1d. black plate 8 ML with good to very margins all round, showing part selvege and imprint at right fine used on 1841 (Feb. 22) cover to Plymouth, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with NEWTON ABBOT datestamp at left. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
541 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 NB with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 3) cover locally used in Edinburgh, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
542 £160
1840 1d. black plate 8 NC with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 23) cover from Darwen to Blackburn, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with DARWEN u.d.c. alongside. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
543 £130
1840 1d. black plate 8 NI, just touched at foot otherwise good margins, used on 1840 (Nov. 21st) entire letter from Nenagh to Dublin, cancelled red Maltese Cross, the letter then turned and sent back to Nenagh with three margined 1d. black plate 6 TH cancelled red Maltese Cross, cover with some staining and other faults. S.G. Spec. AS46, AS41. Photo.
544 £80
1840 1d. black plate 8 NL, close at right to good margins, tied to 1840 (Dec. 4th) entire letter from Wigton to Belfast by a neat orange-red Maltese Cross, light horizontal filing fold at foot. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
547 £75
1840 1d. black plate 8 QJ with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 6) cover from London to Barnet, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with T.P/Pall Mall at left. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
548 £100
1840 1d. black plate 8 TK with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Oct. 13) large part cover from Leeds to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
549 £160
1840 1d. black plate 9 EI with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Dec. 11) entire from Brechin via Edinburgh to Carlisle, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, CARLISLE c.d.s. and boxed Brechin datestamp on front. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
550 £70
1840 1d. black plate 9 GF with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (March 29) cover from Durham to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
551 £50
1840 1d. black plate 9 KE, close at top to large margins, tied to 1841 (Feb 2nd) entire letter to Ringwood by red Maltese Cross, light horizontal filing fold through adhesive, cover also with central vertical fold. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
552 £60
1840 1d. black plate 9 LK with very close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 12) entire locally used in London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with T.P/Ludgate St. alongside. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
554 £450
1840 1d. black plate 10 FH, just touched at lower left otherwise ample margins, tied to 1841 (Feb. 3rd) entire letter from London to Rochester, tied by a red Maltese Cross with Lombard St. datestamp alongside, light horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. AS66h, cat. 1,500 (off cover). Photo.
557 £4000
1840 1d. black plate 10 JA-JE strip of five, used with good to large margins all round on 1841 (June 4) cover from Blandford to Poole, neatly tied by black Maltese Crosses, POOLE receiving mark at left, pressed horizontal filing crease, otherwise fine and rare muliple. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
559 £230
1840 1d. black plate 10 KL (double L), just cut into at right otherwise good to large margins, tied to front by the distinctive Plymouth Maltese Cross in black, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS66f, uc. Photo.
560 £75
1840 1d. black plate 10 LD with close to good margins all round (corner just shaved at lower right), used on 1841 (Mar. 26) entire from Brighton to Petworth, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
562 £240
1840 1d. black plate 10 MG with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 9) cover from Wallington to Chippenham, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
564 £4000
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 DL, close at right otherwise good to large margins, cancelled by a Maltese cross in red leaving profile clear, extremely rare, one of the finest known. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. AS72e, cat. 40,000. Photo.
565 £480
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 OC on thin paper with close to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross, vertical crease, also ID on thin paper with black Maltese Cross, repaired, both of good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS72, cat. 9,000. Photo.
567 £820
1840 2d. blue plate 1 TI unused (regummed) with ample margins, small repaired thins, of fine appearance. S.G. 5, Spec. DS5, cat. 35,000. Photo.
569 £420
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CI-CK strip of three with very close to good margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, CI possibly touched at lower-left, scissor cut between CJ-CK, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
570 £65
1840 2d. blue plate 1 EK, just clear at foot otherwise good to large margins, used with neat pink shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
571 £200
1840 2d. blue plate 1 IB used together with 1841 2d. blue plate 3 NI on 1842 (July 1st) part entire letter from Nottingham to Alnwick, tied by black Maltese Crosses, both adhesives just cut into otherwise good margins, a very rare combination. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. DS5, ES11. Photo.
573 £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 JG fine with good to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (Feb. 21) entire from Ballycastle to Ballymoney, filing crease well clear of stamp. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
574 £380
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 KE-KF pair, close at foot otherwise large margins showing parts of three adjoining impressions, used with red Maltese Crosses, light diagonal bend otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS1. Photo.
577 £1500
1840 2d. blue plate 1 MH-ML very scarce strip of five, used on large 1840 (Dec. 2nd) cover from Dublin to Cork, clear to large margins and tied by red Maltese Crosses, ML with faults, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
578 £75
1840 2d. blue plate 1 NE-NF pair, close to large margins, NE just tuched in two places, NF has vertical crease. S.G. DS5. Photo
579 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 1 OB-OC pair with clear to good margins except OC barely touched at right of C square, otherwise fine, used on 1840 (Dec. 11) entire from Ballycastle to Ballymoney. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
580 £550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 PI (constant variety) with good to large margins, fine used with a distinct almost magenta shade Maltese Cross, attractive. R.P.S. certificate (2006) Maltese Cross in a bright crimson/ruby shade S.G. Spec. DS5k. Photo.
581 £190
1840 2d. blue plate 1 QK-QL used pair, with close to large margins nearly all round, QL just touched at base, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses one with part c.d..s. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
582 £650
1840 2d. blue plate 1 RC, fine used with fair to large margins, cancelled by neat Maltese Cross in red. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
584 £650
1840 2d. blue plate 2 PC-PE strip of three, all very close or just touched on one side, good to large margins other sides showing parts of adjoining impressions at foot, used on 1841 (Feb. 2nd) entire to Mayfield, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, rare, one of only two recorded covers with a plate 2 strip cancelled in red. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. DS8f, cat. (as singles off cover) 5,250. Photo.
585 £700
1840 Rainbow Colour Trials: Second trial plate, state 3 single [R2/1] in red-brown on white wove paper, stuck down to mounting card. S.G. Spec. DP20b, cat. 4,500. Photo.
589 | £1150
1841 1d. red-brown, an accumulation of covers and pieces with Irish Maltese Cross cancellations, the balance of the Moxter collection with his original working diagrams, many from small villages with only a few surviving, mixed condition, a remarkable assembly. (162 items approx.).
590 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown, a selection of 36 unpated used examples, all with black Maltese Crosses, varied condition but mainly good to fine, virtually all with four margins.
591 | £40
1841 1d., a small group of covers with CE on 1841 (Dec. 29th) part entire from Sherborne to Yeovil, KB and LC used together on 1842 (Feb. 1st) entire letter within London, and SL on 1843 (July 24th) envelope from Arbroath to Fareham, mixed condition. (3)
592 £210
1841 1d. red-brown, two vertical pairs cut down to remove corner letters, stuck together to create two new stamps, tied to piece by black Maltese Crosses, most unusual. B.P.A. certificate (2008). Photo.
593 £220
1841 1d. red-brown AF with four margins and AK with three margins used together on small piece, tied by Irish 260 numeral cancellations of Kenmare in an olive-green shade, very scarce. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. B1xc. Photo.
594 £1450
1841 1d. red-brown CG with close to very large margins showing parts of two adjoining impressions, used on 1853 (June 16th) entire letter from Portadown to Dublin, cancelled by the 375 numeral of Portadown in brown, central vertical filing fold, very rare. B.P.A. certificate (2005). Uncatalogued in S.G. Spec. but listed for 1d. Stars, Brown Irish numerals are worth a premium. Photo.
595 £50
1841 1d. red-brown EH, cut into at foot otherwise ample margins, tied to piece by the distinctive Maltese Cross of Mullingar with 1842 (Oct. 27th) Mullingar datestamp alongside, filing fold through adhesive but very rare. S.G. Spec. B1tr, cat. 3,600. Photo.
596 £90
1841 1d. red-brown EJ-EK pair with large to enormous margins showing parts of FJ anf FK at foot, tied to O.H.M.S. Income Tax letter sheet (reduced) from Truro to St. Austell, tied by 814 numeral cancellations of Truro in greyish brown (mixed inks), vertical filing folds clear of adhesives, scarce. Brandon certificate (2006). Photo.
597 £600
1841 1d. red-brown FI with close to large margins, fine used with the 80 numeral cancellation of Bishops Auckland in violet, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1971). S.G. Spec. B1xe, cat. 4,000. Photo.
601 £1750
1841 1d. red-brown Q(?) cut into a left, used on 1849 local cover from Hawkshead to Ambleside without passing through Kendal, tied by superb HAWKSHEAD double arc undated circle in blue with another strike on reverse. Ex. T. Davis collection. S.G. Spec. B1vb. Photo
603 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1c JB exceptionally fine used with good margins and neat black Maltese Cross on 1841 (July 13) cover from Masham to Berwick upon Tweed, on reverse has Masham/Penny Post, Bedale and Berwick datestamps. S.G. Spec. AS9. Photo.
604 £70
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 DJ, fine used with small to large margins on undated cover to Todmorden, tied by black Maltese Cross with Hebden Bridge/Penny Post in red. Photo.
605 £500
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 EC mint with slightly patchy part original gum, ample to large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, rare. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie. S.G. Spec. AS47, cat. 12,000. Photo.
606 £520
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 IH mint with large part original gum, ample to large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, some pressed creasing, rare. S.G. Spec. AS47, cat. 12,000. Photo.
607 £85
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 DB, just touched at top otherwise good margins, tied to small piece by black Maltese Cross and water based Haslingden/Penny Post brownish handstamp, with small non-constant inking flaw at lower right, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2009). S.G. Spec. AS57ya. Photo.
609 £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 LF, fine used with small to good margins all round, on 1843 (Oct. 2) small envelope to Bedale, tied by fine number 12 in black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS57wl. Photo.
610 £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 DF with close to good margins, cancelled by an indistinct red Maltese Cross, very scarce. S.G. Spec. AS69va, cat. 5,000. Photo.
611 £15000
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 II-IL a remarkable and fresh mint block of sixteen from the right of the sheet with part inscription, usual gum wrinkles, twelve stamps are unmounted, three with insignificant gum thins, an extremely rare multiple of superb appearance. Ex Fisher. S.G. Spec. AS69, cat. 60,000+ as four blocks of four. Photo.
613 £2000
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 AJ with close to large margins, tied to 1842 (Aug. 2nd) entire letter to Moy by the Maltese Cross of Aughnacloy in deep dark green, reverse with Aughnacloy despatch datestamp in the same colour, Monaghan and Armagh transits, and Moy arrival, fine and rare, believed to be the only example of a black plate 1d. red-brown on cover with a green shade Maltese Cross. Ex Moxter. MacDonnell Whyte certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. AS74. Photo.
614 £600
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 FD from the trial printing on unwatermarked Dickinson silk-thread paper, ungummed as prepared, close at foot to good margins, pressed horizontal crease, of fine appearance. Brandon certificate (1999) and R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 16, Spec. DP22, cat. 7,500. Photo.
616 £50
1841 1d. red-brown plate 15 IH in a rich shade with good to large even margins, cancelled by a mixed-inks Maltese Cross (red and black), light vertical crease, of fine appearance, unusual. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. BS4. Photo.
617 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 15 LD with good to large margins except just touched at upper left corner, tied by the blue Maltese Cross of Truro to 1841 (Dec.) piece with matching blue c.d.s. and boxed No 1 in black alongside stamp. S.G. Spec. BS4sc. Photo.
621 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 30 CG used with good to large margins and cancelled by neat green Maltese Cross, grease marks on reverse, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. BS19sd, cat. 6,500. Photo.
622 £400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 30 NL with good to very large margins, used on 1843 (July 3rd) entire from Noblehouse to Edinburgh, cancelled by the void centre debris-filled Maltese Cross characteristic of Noblehouse, listed in Alcock and Holland, and Danzig and Goldsmith, LINTON/413 - E mileage mark alongside, boxed Noblehouse despatch and arrival backstamps, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. BS19. Photo.
624 £90
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 MA with good to large even margins, used with a fine strike of the distinctive Kilmarnock Maltese Cross, pressed vertical crease but scarce, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. BS23tj, cat. 1,700. Photo.
625 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 36 OA-QC block of nine, just touched at top and left otherwise good to large margins, used with black Maltese Crosses, some pressed creasing but a rare multiple. S.G. Spec. BS25. Photo.
628 £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 40 KB re-entry state 1a, close to good margins all round, used on 1844 (Jan. 6) mourning envelope from Guildford to London, cancelled by indistinct black Maltese Cross, scarce. S.G. Spec. BS26C, b. Photo.
630 £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 47 JF, close at foot to good even margins, cancelled solely by large part boxed PyP/No. 15 of Handsworth in blue, vertical crease at right otherwise fine, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. BS27wc. Photo.
631 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 58 AC top marginal impimatur showing inscription, usual fold between stamp and margin, small pencil note in margin, very fine, S.G. Spec. BS27, cat 1,500. Photo.
632 £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 61 NH-OI unused block of four, fair to full margins showing impression of adjoining stamps at left, horizontal fold between rows, otherwise fine unused block, S.G. 8, Spec. BS28. Photo.
633 £1050
1841 1d. red-brown plate 76 CA-DF unused block of 12 (6x2), close to good margins ragged at base and right, vertically folded after columns 2 and 4, attractive multiple, S.G. spec. BS29. Photo.
634 £520
1841 1d. red-brown plate 76 SC-SL strip of ten and SB single, presumably paying 10d. postage up to five ounces plus 1d. late fee on 1848 (Nov. 1st) cover (originally containing draft particulars of sale) from London to Rickmansworth, adhesives cut into in places and two crossed by filing folds, SE with surface rub, but a remarkable franking. S.G. Spec. BS29g. Photo.
635 £600
1841 1d. red-brown plate 79 JA (cut into) fraudulently reused on 1849 (May 16) small envelope from Fermoy to Dublin, tied by 264 in blue of Fermoy with KILCULLEN datestamp also in blue, the previous black Maltese Cross cancellation can be seen on the stamp. This item slipped through the postal system undetected and is a rare example. Photo.
636 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 80 CA-EB block of six (2x3), touched at top and right, part original gum with hinge remainders and pencil notes, toned, S.G. BS29. Photo.
637 £60
1841 1d. red-brown plate 81 RC (P converted to R) with good margins all round, fine used on 1849 (Mar. 19) envelope from Newark to Eaton College, lightly tied by 541 numeral. S.G. Spec. BS29f. Photo.
638 £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 84 FK with large even margins, fine used with a light strike of the 241 numeral cancel of Denbigh in violet. B.P.A. certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. BS29xe, cat. 4,000. Photo.
639 £200
1841 1d. red-brown plate 96 BE good to large margins, used on 1850 (July 5) entire from Bewdley to Ludlow, tied by lightly struck 68 of Bewdley in blue with matching datestamp on reverse, fine. S.G. Spec. BS3xb. Photo.
640 £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 105 SE (inverted S), fine used with good to enormous margins on 1852 (Jan. 6) mourning envelope to Aberdeen. S.G. Spec. BS32c. Photo.
642 | £350
1841 2d. blue, a used selection incl. plate 4 DA with large part marginal selvedge showing part inscription, shades, etc., varied condition. (23)
646 £180
1841 2d. blue plate 3 TJ-TL strip of three, good to large margins all round, used with black Scottish large centre Maltese Crosses, small split between TJ and TK at top, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. ES11un, cat. 1,200 (as singles). Photo.
649 £1150
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 145 AA corner marginal imprimatur showing marginal plate number and inscription, usual marginal fold, very fine. S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
652 £300
1841 1d. red-brown plate 157 AG-CH block of 6 (2x3) touched along vertical edges good margins top and base, horizontal crease affecting upper pair, otherwise fine with large part original gum, S.G. 8, Spec. B2. cat. 5,850 as singles. Photo.
654 £820
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 161 HI with good to large margins, tied to neat 1855 envelope from Glasgow to London by framed SANDYFORD type VIII Scots local cancellation, Glasgow 1855 (May 19th) backstamp and London arrival, very rare, one of only a few imperf. 1d. covers with Scots local cancellations. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
655 £850
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 163 EJ with large to very large margins, tied to 1855 (July 19th) envelope from Edinburgh to London by HANOVER STREET type VII Scots local cancellation, very rare, one of only a few imperf. 1d. covers with Scots local cancellations. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
656 £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 165 AB with matched 1d. SC16 AB, good used. Photo.
657 £920
185253 Treasury Roulette alphabet II 1d. red-brown PL with roulettes on three sides, imperforate at top, used with London Inland Section 12 numeral, small repair at top left. B.P.A. certificate (1974). S.G. Spec. B2aa, cat. 7,200. Photo.
658 £4000
1848 Archer Roulette approx 111/2 1d. red-brown plate 70 SH, small light bend otherwise fine unused without gum, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. 16a, Spec. CE1, cat. 25,000. Photo.
659 £230
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 QJ fine used on 1853 (Sept. 9th) envelope from Morpeth to London, indistinctly cancelled, torn flap and slight cover staining. Brandon certificate (2000). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,600. Photo.
660 £230
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 100 CC used on 1854 (March 31st) envelope from London to Wellingborough, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,100. Photo.
663 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1854 SC16 1d. red-brown plate 195 TK imprimatur, showing part inscription, just touched at top-left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. C1, cat. 1,300. Photo.
665 £320
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 194 JA-JC strip and JD used on part cover to Isle of Man, all tied by Shrewsbury spoons, fine and rare. S.G. Spec. C2. Photo.
666 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. plate 194 NG, fine used on 1855 (Mar. 7) envelope from London to Oxford, tied by London Inland Branch 42. S.G. Spec. C2. Photo.
667 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 196 IH-II pair used on 1855 (Feb. 3) entire from London to Kirkby Lonsdale, II affected by filing crease, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. C2. Photo.
668 £100
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 204 FC, fine used on 1855 (Mar. 27) mourning envelope from Bath to Bristol. S.G. Spec. C2. Photo.
669 | £190
Later Line Engraved: 1855 2d. blue plate 5 selection with SC14 NJ, SC16 IC, LC16 NJ and LC14 MI, good to fine used, S.G. Spec. F3-F6, cat. 1,220, also 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. red-brown plate 27 AD (2) and BD used singles showing re-entry, two with faults.
670 £70
Later Line Engraved: 1855 SC14 2d blue plate 5 TG, fine used on 1856 (Dec. 26th) cover. S.G. 23a. Photo
675 £300
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC 1d. red-brown plate 11 JG imprimatur, very fine. S. G. Spec. C4. Photo.
678 £520
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC 1d. red-brown plate 17 JF imprimatur, fine. S. G. Spec. C4. Photo.
680 £500
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC 1d. red-brown plate 20 AK top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, touched at left, otherwise very fine. S. G. Spec. C4. Photo.
681 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC 1d. red-brown plate 20 JF imprimatur, very fine. S. G. Spec. C4. Photo.
682 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC 1d. red-brown plate 21 AH top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C4. Photo.
687 £720
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. red-brown plate 28 IL marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
691 £1650
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper 1d. red-brown plate 37 AA left corner marginal imprimatur with plate number and inscription, imperfection in left margin and usual fold above impression, fine. S.G. Spec. C8. Photo.
693 £720
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. red-brown plate 38 IL marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
699 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. orange-brown plate 52 AE top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
702 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III LC 1d. orange-brown plate 59 IL marginal imprimatur showing inscription, very fine. S. G. Spec. C8. Photo.
708 £75
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red OI used on small 1858 (Feb. 27) envelope from Westport to Dublin, tied by Westport English type spoon cancellation. Photo.
709 £130
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red PF, fine used on 1862 (Feb. 7) from London to Twyford, redirected to Moreton in Marsh, with manuscript 1 also red boxed REDIRECTED/POSTAGE UNPAID. Photo.
711 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. pale red plate 45 SF fine used with neat numeral cancel. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. Spec. C10(2), cat. 500. Photo.
713 £85
Later Line Engraved: 185763 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. pale rose plate 52 HH used, few blunted perfs. otherwise, scarce shade from this plate. B.P.A. certificate (1970). S.G. Spec. C10(3), cat. 350. Photo.
717 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 64 IL marginal imprimatur with inscription, very fine. S.G. Spec. C10. Photo.
719 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 67 AJ top marginal imprimatur with inscription, very fine. S.G. Spec. C10. Photo.
721 £550
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plate 68 AK top marginal imprimatur with inscription, slight thinning at top of watermark, otherwise very fine. S.G. Spec. C10. Photo.
723 £150
Later Line Engraved: 1861 die II, alphabet IV, LC14 1d. rose-red plate 50 PC-QD unused block of four, large part original gum few minor hinge remainders and tone spots, otherwise fine, S.G. 42, Spec. C12, cat. 1,300. Photo.
724 | £400
Later Line Engraved: 1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. plates R15 and R16, a used large part reconstruction with some duplicates in a Devon album, some on dated pieces and twelve covers, incl. all the plate R15 re-entries with CE (3), JA (3), QA, RD (2) and TD (2, one with corner fault), virtually all the constant varieties incl. plate R16 BJ on 1864 (April 15th) cover, etc., a few with slight faults but majority fine, a fine assembly. S.G. Spec. C13. (approx. 620).
725 £600
Later Line Engraved: 1862 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. red-brown on blued paper with small crown watermark plate R15 AC top marginal imprimatur with inscription, margin just clear at bottom right, otherwise very fine. Rare, this plate was only issued on white paper with large crown watermark. S. G. Spec. C13. Photo.
727 | £2100
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. collection in a Stanley Gibbons album, with plates 71 to 225 (less 77) complete unused or mint, and complete (less 77) used, also AA-TL complete used reconstruction (mixed plates), mixed condition, some of the unused without gum, plate 225 with some creasing. (100s).
728 £110
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 71 MK re-entry, fine used on 1868 (Jan. 13) envelope from Worcester to Ledbury. Photo.
729 £720
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 90 MA-RI mint block of 54 from the left of the sheet showing part marginal inscription, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine, fresh appearance. Photo.
730 £250
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 98 LG variety imperforate, cut into at right otherwise good to very large margins, close at top left, used with 87 numeral of Blandford. R.P.S. certificate (2000). S.G. 44a, Spec. G1(1)h, cat. from 4,500. Photo.
732 | £90
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 119 GJ-HL block of six with Brighton c.d.ss, also 1867-80 1s. deep green plate 5 KG-LH block with Mark Lane c.d.ss, 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine block of four with Merthyr Tydfil c.d.ss.
734 | £1200
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 185876 2d. blue plate 9 a used specialised study of rows M to P, incl. the various states, 1866 and 1868 repairs, re-entries, some covers, etc. (370)
735 | £320
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 185876 2d. blue plate 9 a used study on stockleaves, incl. states and repairs, etc. (205)
736 | £90
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 185876 2d. blue plate 9 a used selection of 26 stamps all showing double letters, poor to fine.
737 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. blue plate 12 QK-RL block of four used on piece, with QJ single, indistinctly cancelled at Douglas, I.O.M., QK with small surface fault, scarce. S.G. 45, Spec. G2. Photo.
738 £450
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. deep blue plate 15 GD-HF block of six (3x2) with original gum, hinge reinforcement and gum wrinkles, otherwise fine, S.G. 47, Spec. G3(2). Photo.
740 £150
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plates 1 to 20 used set on album page with additional plate 15, including plate 9 OX, generally good. S.G. 48/49. Photo.
741 £60
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 5 EE, fine used on Book Post and Photographs only folder used within Chester, unusual. Photo.
743 £380
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering, good used with indistinct duplex cancel leaving letter squares clear, short perf. at left. S.G. 53, cat. 1,900. Photo.
744 £580
Later Line Engraved: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 3 BJ-CL unused block of six with large part original gum, few hinge remainders, otherwise fine. S.G. 51, Spec. G6, cat. 3,000 as singles. Photo.
745 £550
Later Line Engraved: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 3 GE-HF block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, fine with original gun, B.P.A. certificate (1976), S.G. 8sa, Spec. G6u. Photo.
746 £1150
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1860 unissued 11/2d. rosy-mauve plate 1 AA overprinted SPECIMEN type 2, fine unused with small part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. 53as, Spec. G5s, cat. 2,200. Photo.
748 £600
1847-54 embossed 1s. pale green, a rare used block of six (3 x 2), the lower right pair cut into at foot otherwise close to large margins, cancelled by London Inland Section 46 numerals, a little thinning and some splitting, a rare multiple. S.G. 54, Spec. H1(1), cat. 10,500 (as 11/2 times a block of four). Photo.
749 £420
184754 embossed 10d. brown unused, stained streaks on reverse, clear margins. S.G. 57, cat. 11,000. Photo.
755 £240
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 1s. green fresh unused (regummed), small surface spot at right. S.G. 72. Photo.
757 £3800
Surface Printed: 1861 unissued 3d. rose plate 2, state 1 with shaded spandrels FE-JH pane of twenty, vertically overprinted SPECIMEN type 6, no selvedge at top, portion of lower selvedge missing, slight ink marks on several, few split perfs, otherwise fine, all with full gum, a rare multiple. Ex A.J. Lowe. S.G. Spec. J25As. Photo.
758 £140
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 3d. pale carmine-rose plate 2 TG unused (regummed), small lower left corner crease and other imperfections. S.G. 77, cat. 2,400. Photo.
759 £1800
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 3d. rose abnormal plate 3 with white dots ED, an imperforate lower right corner marginal example, vertical crease at right edge of stamp otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 78a, Spec. J27b, cat. 6,500. Photo.
761 £2000
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 4 BG-BH imperforate pair with upright watermark, large part original gum, very close to large margins, just shaved at top-right, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. J72g, cat. 9,500. Photo.
762 £22000
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 AI-CI part mint pane of twelve, showing plate number, part inscription and handstamped Crown/POSTAGE/-------9d in blue, minor gum wrinkles, folded between J and K rows, most are unmounted. An extremely rare multiple. Ex Seymour, Beaumont and Shaida. Photo.
763 £380
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 TB mint with part original gum, a few perfs. a little blunted. S.G. 87, cat 3,750. Photo.
765 £1700
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. bistre abnormal plate 3 with hair lines MJ, used with part London District Post cancel, closed tear at top and some blunted perfs. at left otherwise fine and extremely rare. R.P.S. certificate (1944). S.G. 88, Spec. J93, cat. 13,000. Photo.
766 £3200
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. bistre abnormal plate 3 with hair lines TD unused (regummed), wing margin at right trimmed and reperforated, very rare, eleven unused examples recorded. R.P.S. certificate (2011). S.G. 88, Spec. J93, cat. 30,000. Photo.
768 £2300
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 1s. green abnormal plate 3 AF imperforate with watermark inverted, an unused example with margin at top, possibly with part original gum, small adhesion on reverse, otherwise fine, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 91a, Spec. J102b, cat. 7,000. Photo.
769 £780
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 7 IJ-JL block of six (3 x 2), fine mint with original gum, S.G. 94, Spec. J54, cat. 3,500 for block of four. Photo.
770 £680
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. deep rose plate 5 PA-QB imperforate marginal block of four from the top left of sheet overprinted SPECIMEN type 8, unmounted (mounted in upper margin), few gum wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 102s, S.G. Spec. J30t, cat. 1,100+ . Photo.
771 £2300
Surface Printed: 186780 watermark spray 6d. mauve plate 9 AK imprimatur, very fine and fresh with gum (colour slightly difused through to reverse at one point), from top of sheet showing plate number. Unique in private hands, TB the other plate number example is in the Royal collection. Ex Bates, Beaumont and Latto. Photo.
772 £680
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 6d. mauve plate 9 GA-IC mint block of 9, tear at base of IB, a few flawed or toned perfs., tone spots and few small adhesions on gum, perf. splitting and reinforcement, attractive multiple. S. G. 109, Spec. J77, cat. 6,075 as singles. Photo.
773 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 9d. straw plate 4 AG-BH marginal block of four from the top right of sheet overprinted SPECIMEN type 10, mounted in margin, few minor tone spots on reverse, without gum. S. G. 111, Spec. J96t, cat. from 1,700 as singles. Photo.
774 £160
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 9d. straw plate 4 IC-JD wing margin block of four in a deep shade, used with Seething Lane 1872 (Feb. 23rd) c.d.ss, JD repaired at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 110, Spec. J96(1), cat. 1,800. Photo.
775 £700
Surface Printed: 186780 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1GE-HF used block of four with MARK LANE c.d.ss, fine. S.G. 112, Spec. J97 cat. 2,000. Ex Grant. Photo.
776 £2300
Surface Printed: 186780 watermark spray 10d. pale red-brown abnormal plate 2 MH used, trace of thinning and perfs. clipped at lower right otherwise a good example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. 113, Spec. J98, cat. 15,000. Photo.
777 £420
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. green plate 5 RC-SD unused block of four with wing margin at right, tone spots, creases and other faults. S. G. 117, Spec. J105, cat. 5,000. Photo.
778 £150
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 1s. green plate 6 JG, fine mint, centred to lower-right. S.G. 117, cat. 1,200. Photo.
779 £3800
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. pale blue plate 1 AE-EH complete pane of twenty, overprinted SPECIMEN type 5, slight traces of creasing, few split perfs, perfs clipped at sides, otherwise a fine and rare multiple. Ex Samuel. S.G. Spec. J118(3)u. R.P.S. and B.P.A. certificates (2004). Photo.
780 £620
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. cobalt plate 1 FF, a good example in a deep shade used with 159 Glasgow numeral, a few blunted perfs., rare. R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 120a, Spec. J118(4), cat. 3,000. Photo.
784 £2600
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. pale blue abnormal plate 3 PD, a good used example of this rare stamp, somewhat ragged perfs. R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. 120, Spec. J119, cat. 14,000. Photo.
785 £700
Surface Printed: 1872-73 watermark spray 6d. chestnut plate 11 DE-EF, a fine and fresh imperforate block of four handstamped SPECIMEN type 6, from lower left of sheet with large part of margin at base, with gum. S.G. 122a, Spec. J79s, cat. 2,000 as singles. Photo.
786 £160
Surface Printed: 187273 watermark spray 6d. pale buff plate 12 IF, fine used on 1873 (April 25th) cover from Liverpool to Lyon. Brandon Certificate (2006). Photo
789 | £60
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 2 DF sound used with indistinct registered oval cancel, also plate 1 BH and GC used, both poor.
790 £5500
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey CE, imprimatur, slight horizontal crease, otherwise fine and of very fresh appearance. S.G. Spec. 124, cat. 28,000. Photo.
791 £780
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. CI imperforate colour trial in brown overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, fine and fresh with part original gum, S.G. Spec. J124, cat from 2,400. Photo.
792 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey DJ used with neat LEITH/MY 29/82 thimble c.d.s., some perf. faults but attractive. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
793 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey FA, used with RYDE/AP 22/82 c.d.s., trace of blue crayon, perfs. soiled at right. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 128, Spec. J124, cat. 3,200. Photo.
794 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey GJ used with two central ARGYLL STREET/GLASGOW/JA 17/83 c.d.s. cancels, one faint, light corner crease and a few short perfs., of fine appearance. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
796 £600
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 CI imperforate colour trial in mauve overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, few minor areas of toning, otherwise fresh with part original gum (hinge remainders) and small pen inscription at top. S.G. Spec J126, cat. from 2,700. Photo.
797 £230
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FF used , light creasing at top and repaired pinhole in lower right letter square, good appearance. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 129, Spec. J126, cat. 4,500. Photo.
798 £780
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FG very fine used with neat GLASGOW/JU 19/82 c.d.s, minor soiling not detracting from appearance. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
799 £500
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 DF used with neat WEST-STRAND.B.O/W.C/AP 6/84 c.d.s., small repaired thin, of very fine appearance. S.G. 130, cat. 4,800. Photo.
800 £620
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 EB used with light CHANCERY LANE/W.C./FE 10/83 c.d.s., light diagonal crease and lower left corner fault, of very fine appearance. R.P.S. certificate (1989). S.G. 130, Spec. J123, cat. 4,800. Photo.
801 £520
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 FF on slightly blued, an attractive used example with Lombard Street duplex, fine. S.G. 130, cat. 4,800. Photo.
802 £1550
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green EH used with neat part c.d.s., tiny surface mark otherwise fine with good strong colour, various handstamps on reverse. Brandon certificate (2000) and R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 131, Spec. J125, cat. 5,200. Photo.
803 £2100
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 1 brown-lilac CF, fine used with light LANGHAM PLACE HOTELB.O./MY 24/84 circular datestamp. R.P.S. certificate (2000). S.G. 132, Spec. J127, cat. 10,000. Photo.
804 £24000
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange AA-CC, block of nine from the top left corner of the sheet, overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, vertical crease at left, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and fresh, a most attractive and rare multiple. S.G. Spec. J128s, cat. 29,250 as singles. Photo.
805 £1850
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange DD good used with BIRMINGHAM T.O./DE 8/87 c.d.s. and boxed C.H.B./G.P.O., slightly soiled. B.P.A. certificate (1957). S.G. 137, Spec. J128, cat. 15,000. Photo.
806 £1450
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange DI used with HOPE ST. GLASGOW/AU31/82 c.d.s., pressed out crease and central repair to left of cancel, of fine appearance. Brandon certificiate (2007). S.G. 133, cat. 15,000. Photo.
808 £400
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose plate 4 GC, used with GRESHAM HOUSE B.O./E.C./AP 28/84 c.d.s. cancels, corner crease otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 134, Spec. J123a, cat. 4,200. Photo.
809 £1050
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey AC used with light BRADFORD YORKS/NO 10/83 c.d.s., trace of blue crayon at top, fine appearance with good colour. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 135, Spec. J125a, cat. 4,500. Photo.
810 £400
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey DE used with Liverpool Exchange c.d.s., repaired. S.G. 135, cat. 4,500. Photo.
811 £820
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey GA fine used with neat SHREWSBURY/OC 23/83 c.d.s., good colour. S.G. 135, cat. 4,500. Photo.
812 £260
Surface Printed: 1882-83 5 AA, forgery without watermark and faked WORCESTER c.d.s. Photo.
814 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BK, used with oily BELFAST/MR23/91 c.d.s., trace of blue crayon partially erased from upper right, slight crease at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
816 £780
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DD used with neat BELFAST/AP 15/93 c.d.s., blue crayon at right, tiny tear at foot and other imperfections, bent corner perf. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 137, Spec. J128a, cat. 4,750. Photo.
817 £1650
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DI, lightly mounted mint, heavy vertical crease at left, few minor surface marks, small pencil note on gum, otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 14,000. Photo.
818 £1300
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DL used with neat PLYMOUTH/S/FE 15/00 c.d.s., trace of blue crayon, good colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
819 £1050
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DM used with upright LIVERPOOL/OC 6/93 c.d.s., with trace of crayon at foot, shows frame breaks in the top right corner, a little light toning on reverse and traces of pressed creases, good strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
821 £280
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark anchor on white paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 LH-FL error of lettering, used, repaired tear. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 140, Spec. J2b, cat. 2,600. Photo.
822 £550
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark anchor on blued paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 NB tied to small piece by 1876 (Feb. 12th) London E.C. duplex cancel, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. 138, Spec. J2a, cat. 1,600. Photo.
823 £1150
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark anchor on blued paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 3 AJ good used with 400 numeral of Ilfracombe, small corner crease and a few short perfs. at left, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. 138, Spec. J3a, cat. 5,500. Photo.
824 £750
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 4 AC-BE mint block of six (3x2) from the top of sheet with part of inscription on sheet margin, hinge remainder in margin and on [R2/2], slight diagonal crease affecting bottom left stamp, also 21/2d. blue EK-FL right marginal block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, both with original gum. S.G. 141-2s, Spec. J5, J19s. Photo.
825 £400
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 13 SC-TD, mint block of four with wing margin at right, diagonal crease affecting lower left stamp, small red collectors mark on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 146, Spec. J83, cat. 2,750. Photo
826 £70
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 15 PH, a wing margined example, used on 1878 (April 10th) mourning envelope to Australia, additionally franked by 1864-79 1d. plate 208 QA-QB pair, tied by Glasgow duplexes. Photo
828 £220
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. plate 13 TL imperforate plate proof in black on wove paper, thinned at top-right. B.P.A. certificate (2012). Photo.
829 £1250
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 DI, a fine and fresh mint example, R.P.S. certificate (2012), S.G. 151, cat. 4,750. Photo.
831 £600
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 OA-PB, 4d. sage-green plate 15 IB-JC, in blocks of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, a few creases and bends mainly affecting the vermilion block, otherwise fine. S.G. 152s-153s, Spec. J62t, J64t, cat. 3,000 as singles. Photo.
832 £580
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. plate 15 OI-PJ block of four pale orange-brown, KB pale red-brown, BF chestnut, JC and QD pale olive-bistre, RK light sage, TF grey-lilac, imperforate colour trials on gummed watermarked paper, some creases and areas of toning, good to fine, S. G. cat. 2,500 as singles. (10). Photo.
833 £400
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 PA-QB, block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, lightly mounted, few wrinkles and perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with gum, S.G. 152s, Spec. J62t. Photo.
835 £150
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 QF-RF vertical wing margined pair used on 1877 (Feb.) mourning envelope from Yeovil to India, cancelled by single Yeovil duplex, endorsed By Brindisi & Bombay, some cover imperfections but very scarce. S.G. 152. Photo.
836 £260
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 RC unused with part original gum, tiny surface mark, repaired perf. at foot and another lightly toned, good appearance, scarce. S.G. 152, cat. 2,800. Photo.
837 £3800
Surface Printed: 187380 4d. sage-green abnormal plate 17 AC with watermark upright, used with part Bradford 107 duplex, traces of blue crayon, some corner perf. faults but a good example of this rarity with clear plate numbers, originally adjoining the example (AD) in the Royal Collection. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 153, Spec. J66, cat. 20,000. Photo.
838 £350
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 AK-BL unused block of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, upper pair creased with hinge remainders, lower pair fine with gum, S.G. 156s, Spec. J91A, cat. 1,400. Photo.
839 £1650
Surface Printed: 1876 watermark large garter unissued 8d. purple-brown plate 1 EE, mint with part original gum, pencil notes and handstamp on reverse, surface rub and a couple of short perfs. at lower left otherwise fine and rare. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 156a, Spec. J91, cat 9,750. Photo.
840 £260
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 22 IJ-JK block of four, mint with large part original gum, hinge remainders and light diagonal crease mainly affecting lower right stamp. S.G. 157, Spec. J24, cat. 2,600. Photo.
841 £350
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 23 SG-TH, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 MI-NJ, blocks of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, 21/2d. block with sheet margin at base, fine with gum. S.G. 157, 160, Spec. J25s, J68s, cat. 1,700 as singles. Photo.
842 £580
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 3d. on 3d. lilac plate 21 KA-LB, 6d. on 6d. lilac plate 18 SK-TL, blocks of four overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, 3d. on 3d. block with upper and left sheet margins, both with faults. S.G. 159, 162, Spec. K8As, K8Bs, cat. 2,400 as singles. Photo.
843 £720
Surface Printed: 188083 watermark crown 4d. grey-brown plate 18 BI-CJ, 1s. orange-brown plate 13 FA-GB, unused blocks of four, 1s. with sheet margin at left, both toned with spotting on gum. S.G. 160, 163, Spec. J69, J116, cat. 7,100. Photo.
844 £100
Surface Printed: 188083 watermark crown 6d. on 6d. lilac plate 18 DH-EH vertical pair, fine used on 1883 (May 11) envelope from Torquay to Australia. S.G. 162. Photo.
846 | £60
Surface Printed: 1880-81 Provisional Issue 1/2d. green used on eighteen Oxford Diocesan Calendar printed entires or part entires to a range of destinations, each turned and returned to Oxford with additional 1/2d. adhesives, also seven further examples on single pages. S.G. 164, 165.
847 £250
Surface Printed: 188081 Provisional Issue 11/2d. Venetian red, 2d. deep rose and 5d. indigo, in blocks of four (two marginal) overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, few creases and wrinkles, generally good with gum. S.G. 167, 168a, 169, Spec. K4s, K5t, K6s, cat. 1,400 as singles.
849 | £190
Surface Printed: 1881 die 1 14 dots 1d. lilac selection, comprising pair, overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, two mint singles (faults) and an unmounted mint block of four (one pair creased, eight used singles (three are used on covers), varied condition.
850 £70
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. lilac used on 1889 (March 26th) trapezium shaped envelope from Glasgow, unusual. Photo
852 £750
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose FH fine used with LEADENHALL ST. B.O./SP 20/84 c.d.s. R.P.S. Certificate (1997). S.G. 176, Spec. K11, cat 3,850. Photo.
853 £850
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. cobalt BB overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, small corner crease otherwise fine and fresh with part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 177as, Spec. K13(2)t, cat. 5,000. Photo.
855 £680
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. ultramarine GF used telegraphically with Micheldever Station oval cancel and horizontal bars, pink coloration at left and slightly soiled. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. 177, Spec. K13(1). Photo.
856 £320
Surface Printed: 1883 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. crimson HA, a very fine and fresh unmounted mint example. S.G. 181, cat. 975+. Photo.
858 £600
Surface Printed: 188384 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt CD used, with orange crayon at foot and trace at right, slightly soiled otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1999). S.G. 182, Spec. K14(1), cat. 8,250. Photo.
860 £200
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. pale ultramarine JH fresh mint, light vertical crease at right, tiny gum thin at top, fine appearance. S.G. 183a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
861 £500
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine MD unmounted mint, small gum wrinkle and a few blunt perfs. S.G. 183, cat 2,250. Photo.
862 £190
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac HC used with c.d.s. and boxed cancels, vertical crease, small handstamps on reverse. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
867 £260
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac MD used with registered oval datestamp, some irregular perfs. and surface fault at foot, good appearance. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
869 £500
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac QD used with neat central LIMERICK/JA 10/91 c.d.s., minute tear in margin at left and traces of red crayon, of fine appearance with good strong colour, scarce Irish use. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
870 £240
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac SB good used with c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, trace of blue crayon at top, good colour. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 185, Spec. K15, cat. 2,800. Photo.
872 £400
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac KA heavily used with c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, small corner crease. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 186, Spec. K16, cat. 4,250. Photo.
875 £130
Surface Printed: 188384 lilac and green 21/2d. lilac JQ-KR, 3d. lilac NG-OH and 6d. dull green KP-LQ, in blocks of four, 3d. handstamped SPECIMEN type 9, 6d. block with faults, others fair to good. S.G. 190-91, 194, Spec. K20-21s, K24.
877 £210
Surface Printed: 188384 lilac and green 9d. dull green KM watermark sideways inverted mint, fresh with large part original gum, good colour. S.G. 195Wi, cat. 2,000. Photo.
878 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 lilac and green 1s. dull green CG imprimatur, with part original gum, usual minor gum creases or wrinkles. S.G. Spec. K26, cat. 2,000. Photo.
879 | £650
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee, a mint collection on leaves, incl. 4d. green and purple brown in an unmounted block of four, 41/2d. pane of twenty, 9d. (4), 10d. (4), 1s. dull green (3), shades, etc., varied condition. (129)
880 | £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 2d. (4) and 3d. mint, also 11/2d., 5d. die II, 9d., 1s. dull green overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, good to fine.
881 | £170
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 Jubilee 1/2d. to 1s. mint selection incl. a range of shades, to 9d. (2), 10d. (3), 1s. green (2), 1s. green and carmine (5), mixed condition. (35).
882 | £75
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 11/2d., 6d., 9d., 10d. and 1s. dull green, all overprinted SPECIMEN type 9, mainly fine.
883 £180
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 2d. green and scarlet, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 199, cat. 550. Photo.
884 £700
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 Jubilee 2d. grey-green and carmine in an unmounted mint quarter sheet of 60 (6 x 10, mounted in margin, folded through central row of perfs.), from setting 3, two stamps affected by a thin and a few tone spots on reverse in the top row otherwise fine and very fresh with fine colour. S.G. 200, cat. 2,880++. Photo.
885 £150
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 21/2d. deep purple on blue showing diagonal plate flaw due to foreign matter on the plate, imperceptibly mounted mint from the right of the sheet. Photo.
886 £260
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 3d. purple on orange mint, few minor marks on gum, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. 204, cat. 800. Photo.
887 £200
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 41/2d. in a green and deep carmine shade, an unmounted mint top right corner block of six (mounted in margin) with interpanneau margin at top, one with small mark on reverse otherwise very fine and fresh with superb colour. Brandon certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. K34(2) var. Photo.
888 | £140
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 41/2d. green and carmine in a complete unmounted mint pane of 20 (5 x 4, mounted in top margin, some folds through perfs.) from the lower right corner of the sheet, [R. 1/1] with a broken frame variety at top right, some creasing in the fourth and fifth columns. S.G. 206.
889 £210
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 41/2d. green and bright carmine (F) shade in an unmounted mint corner marginal strip of three (mounted in corner of margin) and an unmounted mint pair, fine and fresh, scarce shade. Hendon certificate (2006) for the original block of six. S.G. Spec. K34var. Photo.
890 £550
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 10d. pale dull purple and carmine, a fine and fresh unmounted mint pane of 20 (5 x 4) some gum wrinkles, margin has thin at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 210, cat. 1,700+. Photo.
891 £780
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 1s. colour trial in purple, perf. 14 on gummed watermarked paper, fine. S.G. Spec. K40, cat. 2,200. Photo.
892 £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green DB fine used with registered oval datestamps. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
893 £600
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green GD mint, gum a little toned and few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 4,000. Photo.
894 £4600
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 1 green IA-JB, a fine and fresh unmounted mint block of four, usual trivial gum creases, excellent colour, rare and spectacular. S.G. 212, cat 30,000 as singles. Photo.
895 £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green JC without frame break, fine used with registered oval datestamps. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
896 £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green NB good used with registered oval datestamps. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
897 £380
Surface Printed: 188792 Jubilee 1 green plate 2 TA variety broken frame, a most attractive example with neat LIVERPOOL/AU 26/92 c.d.s., vertical crease at left, of fine appearance. S.G. 212a, cat. 2,000. Photo
899 £700
Surface Printed: 1900 1s. green and carmine variety watermark inverted, fine and fresh lightly mounted mint, scarce. S.G. 214Wi, 1,900. Photo.
900 | £60
Officials: A K.E.VII mint selection comprising I.R. 1902-04 1d. blocks of twenty-five and four, and Army 1902-03 1/2d. and 1d. blocks of nine, some creasing and a few small stains, mainly fine with most unmounted. S.G. O21, O48, O49, cat. 679. (47).
901 | £2300
Officials: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue with 1884-88 5s. on white paper NF with repaired corner perf., 1887-92 1s. green and carmine, Government Parcels with 1902-03 1s. dull green and carmine, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. and 1d., not all guaranteed, etc., mixed condition. (62)
902 | £450
Officials: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. Inland Revenue, Government Parcels, Army Official 1896-01 1/2d. vermilion mint pair, one with OFFICIAI variety, Board of Education 1902-04 1/2d. mint block of four, etc., mixed condition. (120)
903 £120
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882 6d. grey plate 18 AF-BH used block of six, fine used, scarce block. Brandon Certificate (2001). S.G. O4. Photo.
904 £80
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1888 1/2d. vermilion control Q corner marginal strip of three with imperf. margin, right stamp has corner fault, otherwise fine mint. S.G. O13, Spec. L12, cat. 275+. Photo.
907 £300
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1902-04 1s. green and carmine, a very fine and fresh mint example with large part original gum, diagonal crease, otherwise fine, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1995). S.G. O24, cat. 3,500. Photo.
908 £210
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1902-04 1s. dull green and carmine fine used. R.P.S. Certificate (1986). S.G. O24, cat. 700. Photo
912 | £2100
King Edward VII: 1902-13 a mint and used collection on stockcards, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s. (3) and 10s. (corner fault) mint, 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3, one with corner fault), 10s. mint, a good range of shades, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
913 | £1100
King Edward VII: A mint collection on leaves with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, good range of shades to 6d. (12), 9d. (9), 10d. (6), 1s. (6), 2s.6d. (2) and 5s., De La Rue 4d. brown-orange (R.P.S. certificate, 1988), Somerset House 6d. on Dickinson coated paper, etc., varied condition with occasional tone spots, many fine with a few unmounted. (97).
914 | £1400
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves, mainly mint with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, wide range of shades to 9d. (8), 10d. (5), 1s. (6), 2s.6d. (3), 5s., 10s. (2), Harrison perf. 14 and perf. 15 x 14 to 4d., De La Rue 1/2d. yellowish green top right corner pair with a small imperf. section due to a paper fold, also a few used to 1s., etc., varied condition, the high values mostly with creases or bends, otherwise mainly fine. (124).
915 | £1150
King Edward VII: A used collection on leaves with a wide range of shades, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue ordinary and chalky papers to 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s. and 1, 1911 Harrison perf. 14 and perf. 15 x 14 to 4d., 1/2d. with St. Andrews Cross attached with wmk. inverted, also mint with wmk. upright, 1911-13 Somerset House to 10s. and 1, etc., varied condition but many fine with c.d.s. cancels. (123).
916 | £850
King Edward VII: A used collection on Windsor album leaves with many shades incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s. and 1, 1911 Harrison perf. 14 to 4d. incl. 1d. aniline-pink, perf. 15 x 14 to 4d., 1911-13 to 2s.6d., 10s. and 1, etc., varied condition, some colour affected, many with neat c.d.s. cancels. (112).
917 | £780
King Edward VII: 1902-13, a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. mint (5), used (3), shades, controls, etc. (100s)
918 | £780
King Edward VII: A mint or unused collection on leaves, including 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. (3) with some shades, 1911-13 Somerset House to 1s. (3) with some shades and 4 marginal examples, mainly mounted, some regumming and toning, few with faults, fair to fine. (75).
919 | £320
King Edward VII: 1/2d. and 1d. mint collection of controls on leaves, incl. singles, pairs and blocks, 1d. perf. 15 x 14 A 11 pair and block of four, etc., varied condition. (89 items).
920 | £3800
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue a mint collection on leaves, incl. 1d. booklet panes of six, 2d. grey-green and scarlet-vermilion with Hendon certificate (1994), 3d. dull purple on orange-yellow, 3d. dull reddish purple on yellow, 3d. purple on lemon block of four, 4d. green and chocolate-brown on chalky paper block (3 x 4), 4d. brown orange (2, one with Brandon certificate (2003), 7d. deep grey-black and 7d. very deep grey-black both with Hendon certificates (1990 and 1993), 10d. dull purple and carmine pair from top of pane, 1s. dull green and pale carmine, 1s. deep dull green and scarlet, 2s.6d. the five listed shades, 5s. (3), 10s. ultramarine and 10s. deep ultramarine, 1 dull blue-green, controls, etc., varied condition. (199)
921 | £190
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue imperforate plate proofs comprising 1/2d. in green on buff paper, 1d. green on white paper (3), 1d. carmine on buff paper, 4d. orange on buff paper, 5d. in issued colour on buff paper, 6d. black on thin card, 10d. (2) in issued colours on buff paper, mainly fine.
923 £230
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1/2d. pale yellowish green and 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. pale bluish green, booklet panes of five with St. Andrews Cross (both without selvedge), good to fine mint. S.G. 218a, 270a, cat. 1,250. Photo.
924 £700
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1d. intense bright scarlet, a mint block of four in a remarkable shade, one of the rarest of the 1ds, fine and fresh with the lower pair unmounted, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 3,000 as singles. Hendon certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. M5var. Photo.
925 £620
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1d. deep blood-red in a mint corner pair with control A, fine and very rare, the left stamp unmounted, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 1,500 as singles. Hendon certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. M5var. Photo.
926 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. deep rose-carmine shade in an unmounted mint top margin block of four, one with light black marks on gum and a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, scarce shade. Hendon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. M5(4) var. Photo.
927 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. yellowish green and deep bright scarlet shade mint, rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine, very scarce. Hendon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. M11 var. Photo.
928 £55
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. blue-green and bright carmine shade on chalky, mint with sheet margin at right, fine and fresh, scarce. Hendon certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. M12 var. Photo.
930 £160
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 7d. deep grey-black, a very fine used SE corner block of 12 (4 x 3), cancelled Kemp Town, Brighton, c.d.ss, perfs. reinforced on top left pair, a rare multiple. Hendon certificate (2008). S.G. 249a, Spec. M37(2), cat. (as singles) 1,200. Photo.
931 £820
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink in an unmounted mint top left corner block of four (mounted in margin), fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. M42(3), cat. 2,200 as singles. Photo.
932 £80
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink fine mint. Hendon certificate (1994). S.G. Spec. M42(3). Photo.
933 £80
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep carmine (C) fine mint. Hendon certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. M43(3). Photo.
934 £130
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, used with LOMBARD STREET c.d.ss (slightly oily), fine. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
935 | £1050
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison, a mint selection on leaves, incl. perf. 14 1d. aniline rose, 1d. booklet pane of six, 21/2d. dull blue unmounted mint pair, perf. 15 x 14 3d. blocks of four (3), 4d. deep bright orange block of four, shades, controls, etc. (138)
936 £120
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. bright green (fine impression), fine and fresh mint. Hendon certificate (1994), S.G. 271, Spec. M3(6), cat. 280. Photo.
938 £200
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. deep rose-carmine, fine unmounted mint. Hendon certificate (1991). S.G. Spec. M6(6), cat. 600. Photo.
939 £620
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink in a mint A 11 control pair, a little heavily mounted, one has thin spot, otherwise fine. S.G. 275. Photo.
940 £1050
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense carmine in an unmounted mint top right corner block of six (3 x 2), light gum wrinkles mainly in margins otherwise a fine multiple of this rare intense shade, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 2,970 as singles. Hendon certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. M7var. Photo.
941 £110
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense rose-red fine mint, scarce. Hendon certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. M7(3), cat. 400. Photo.
942 £95
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. intense rose-carmine, fine mint. Hendon certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. M7var. Photo.
943 £980
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 3d. grey on lemon mint, gum crease and some toning on reverse, fine appearance. B.P.A. certificate (1964). S.G. 285a, Spec. M22(3), cat. 3,250. Photo.
944 | £5000
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House a mint collection on leaves, incl. 11/2d. deep plum and deep green with Hendon certificate (1994), 6d. dull lilac (F) with Hendon certificate (1991), 6d. dull purple on Dickinson coated paper, 9d. slate-purple and cobalt blue, 9d. corner pairs (3) with date cuts, 10d. dull reddish purple and scarlet, 10d. dull purple and deep scarlet with Hendon certificate (1990), 10d. dull purple and aniline scarlet (F) with Hendon certificate (1994), 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink with Hendon certificate (1992), 10d. corner pairs (3) with date cuts, 1s. green and carmine block of four, 1s. corner pairs (3) with date cuts, 2s.6d. dull greyish purple, 2s.6d. dull reddish purple, 2s.6d. dark purple, 5s. both shades, 10s. bright blue, 10s. deep blue, 1 deep green, etc., varied condition.
945 £120
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green in a mint vertical pair in a reddish plum shade, small tone spot on reverse and horizontal gum bend at top otherwise fine and fresh, the lower stamp unmounted, scarce. Hendon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. M10(6), cat. 575. Photo.
946 £200
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dull lilac (F) in a mint SE corner date cut pair from plate 13b, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. Spec. M33(5), cat. 350+. Photo.
947 £200
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dull lilac (F) in a mint SE corner date cut pair from plate 13b, a couple of light gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1992). S.G. Spec. M33(5), cat. 350+. Photo.
948 £380
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 6d. dull reddish purple on Dickinson coated paper in a mint block of four, one with small gum crease otherwise fine and fresh, scarce multiple. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie. R.P.S. certificate (1978). S.G. Spec. M34(2), cat. 1,250. Photo.
949 £3000
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 6d. bright magenta on chalky overprinted SPECIMEN type 22, slightly grubby otherwise fine with large part original gum, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1970). S.G. 296s, Spec. M35s, cat. 5,500. Photo.
950 £95
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 9d. reddish purple and light blue in a mint SE corner date cut block of four, two thins in margin, light gum bends, one stamp unmounted. S.G. 306, Spec. M41(1), cat. 420+. Photo.
951 £820
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 9d. deep plum and blue, a mainly very fine and fresh unmounted mint pane of 20 (5 x 4, mounted in margin), folded through centre perfs. S.G. 308, Spec. M41(5), cat. 2,400+ (as singles). Photo.
952 £200
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 10d. dull purple and scarlet in a mint block of four, lower right stamp with pencil note on reverse, fine and fresh, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. Spec. M44(2). Photo.
953 £220
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish-purple and aniline pink (F), fine mint pair from the lower right corner of the pane. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. M44(5). Photo.
955 £190
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 10s. blue used on 1913 Parcel Post label with 9d., 1912-24 6d. and 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., all cancelled by JERSEY c.d.ss, few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
956 £140
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green good used with indistinct registered cancellations. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
957 | £1500
King George V: A collection on leaves, mainly used with Downey Heads incl. a wide range of shades incl. 1911-12 die 1A 1/2d. bluish green (R.P.S. certificate, 1988, for a pair), die 1B 1/2d. bluish green wmk. inverted (R.P.S. certificate, 2002), no cross on Crown varieties incl. 1911-12 die 1A 1d. (small thin), 1912 (Sept.) 1d. die 2 wmk. Multiple Cypher sideways, 1912-24 shades, 1d. with Q for O variety (B.P.A. certificate, 1955), 11/2d. variety no watermark (unmounted mint, light bends), 6d. perf. 14, range of Seahorses incl. 1913 Waterlow 10s., 1 dull blue-green, 1915 De La Rue 10s. (3), 1924-26 2d. wmk. sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 2d. wmk. sideways, etc., mixed condition. (197).
958 | £1200
King George V: A collection in a stockbook, incl. Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 1 green used, 1915 10s. blue used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
959 | £900
King George V: A mint collection on leaves incl. a range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 range of shades to 9d. green (2), 10d. (2), 1s. (2), 6d. perf. 14, 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher pair (1d. with trimmed perfs.), 1924-26 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 3d. and 6d. wmk. inverted, 1929 P.U.C. 1 (heavily toned gum), 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s., also K.E.VIII, etc., varied condition. (159).
960 | £920
King George V: A collection in two albums, incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher sets mint (2), range of shades and controls, 1913 watermark Mult Royal Cypher 1/2d. mint, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 10s. used, 1934 re-engraved set mint, 1939-48 set mint, etc. (100s)
966 £100
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Hentschel zinc block die proof essays for colour only: 1s. in brown on white wove paper (58 x 49mm), Manders Bros. ink, stamped MB/84 and inscribed Brown 22065, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
967 £100
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Small Format: 7d. in green on white wove paper (31x 40mm), stamped SP/3, fine. Photo.
968 | £120
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911-12 watermark Crown 1/2d. watermark inverted (19), 1d. carmine inverted watermark (47), 1d. scarlet inverted watermark (9), 1912 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. with inverted watermark (7), 1d. inverted watermark (15), all used, fair to fine. S.G. cat. 1,212.
969 | £60
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark Crown 1/2d. and 1d. pair used on f.d.c. sent locally in Earls Court, envelope opened roughly at top. S.G. 321 & 327.
970 £320
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. green error perforation 14, fine used with part double ring c.d.s. cancel, pencil notes on reverse, scarce. S.G. 322a, cat. 1,000. Photo.
971 £230
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. bluish green in an unmounted mint block of four, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N1(4), cat. 1,600. Photo.
972 £160
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. bluish-green, in an unmounted mint block of four from base of sheet, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N1(4). Photo
973 £70
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A 1d. carmine experimental printing from plate 1a on thick chalk-surfaced paper without watermark, fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 87, cat. 280. Photo.
974 | £320
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark Crown 1d. carmine-red in an attractive distinctive bright shade, in an unmounted mint left margin block of twelve (6 x 2), fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N7(1) var.
976 | £50
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. green in an unmounted mint block of four, one showing no Cross on Crown, few gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N4b.
977 £95
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 1d. carmine paper trial, imperf. on unwatermarked paper, a vertical pair, ragged margin at right. Photo.
978 | £35
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1912 (Aug.) die 2 watermark simple cypher 1d. in a coil join pair, fine mint with good perfs. S.G. Spec. N12i, unpriced.
979 £140
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1912 (Sept.) watermark Multiple Cypher 1/2d. green in an imperforate block of four, small gum thin on one and a little red adhesion on reverse otherwise fine and fresh mint, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 346b, cat. 850. Photo.
980 £50
King George V: Booklet Panes: 1912 Downey Head die 1B watermark simple cypher 1d. scarlet in a booklet pane of six, watermark inverted, natural diagonal gum bends, small rust mark around top staple hole otherwise fine and fresh with good perfs., four stamps unmounted. S.G. Spec. NB5a, cat. 250. Photo.
981 | £500
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher a mint collection of controls 1/2d. green to 9d. deep-agate (10), 10d. turquoise-blue (12), and 1s. bistre-brown (10), less 9d. olive-green, perf. and imperf. margins, various shades etc., fine mounted. (188)
982 | £230
King George V: 1912-24 mint set to 1s. bistre (2) including 11/2d. chestnut pair, right stamp with PENCF error, 7d. olive block of six (3x2), unmounted with sheet margin at right, 9d. green (2), shades and controls, also 1924-26 mint set to 1s., mainly mounted, good to fine. (73).
984 | £50
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher, 1/2d. vertical strip of five and 2d. die I vertical strip of four from right of sheet, both showing complete POSTAGE watermark, some toning and creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N14yc, N19yb.
985 | £70
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green in an H 16 control block of six with [R.19/3] showing stop after HALFPENNY variety, a little light overall toning on gum otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. N14(1)j, cat. 125+.
986 £400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep green (worn plate) in a fine unmounted mint marginal block of four. Brandon Certificate (1999). S.G. Spec. N14(2)var. Photo
987 | £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep bright green in a right margin block of eight (2 x 4), the watermark misplaced resulting in the right column stamps almost without wmk., just a trace remaining, a few light bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N14(7).
989 £320
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the back, an unmounted mint positional pair with one showing part marginal rule of the reverse printing, a few short perfs. at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1961). S.G. 361a, cat. 900. Photo.
990 £110
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the back, a couple of small gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. 361a, cat. 450. Photo.
991 £210
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. deep scarlet in an unmounted mint lower left corner block of six, in a most attractive deep bright shade, variety watermark inverted and reversed, the corner stamp also with broken dandy roll variety missing Crown, tiny adhesion on one stamp and some gum bends otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. N16(4)d, za. Photo.
992 | £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. to 3d. mint selection of watermark varieties in marginal multiples with 11/2d. wmk. inverted block of ten, wmk. inverted and reversed corner block of eight, 2d. wmk. reversed block of four, wmk. inverted block of six, wmk. inverted and reversed block of four, 21/2d. wmk. inverted and reversed block of four, 3d. wmk. inverted pair, and wmk. inverted and reversed pair, occasional light gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, the majority unmounted. (8 items). Stated S.G. cat. 1,000.
993 £200
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. pale red-brown in a very pale shade, in an unmounted mint pair with sheet margin at left, light gum bend otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. Photocopy of Brandon certificate (2006) for a corner block of six. S.G. Spec. N18(2) var. Photo.
994 £130
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. PENCF error in red-brown and chestnut shades, in used pairs with c.d.s. cancels, each folded through perfs. (a few split perfs. in chestnut pair) otherwise fine. S.G. 362a, 364a, cat. 360. Photo.
995 | £170
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety watermark reversed in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of eight (4 x 2), some gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 362Wj, cat. 480.
996 | £50
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. chestnut in an unmounted mint block of six (2 x 3), the right centre stamp with PENCF error, a few light gum bends and some blunted perfs. S.G. 364a, cat. 175+.
997 £920
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 2d. pale orange die II variety no watermark, with margin at top (folded through perfs.), light diagonal bend otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 370var, Spec. N20(2)a, cat. 2,000. Photo.
998 | £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. blue variety watermark inverted and reversed, in a top right corner block of eight (4 x 2), a few small lightly toned patches on reverse otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 372Wk, cat. 360.
999 | £160
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. pale blue variety watermark inverted and reversed, in a fine and fresh unmounted mint block of eight (4 x 2). S.G. 372Wk, Spec. N21(11)d, cat. 360.
1000 £260
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. Royal blue in a mint P 20 (imperf.) control block of four, slight toning and small portion of corner margin missing otherwise fine, a very scarce block. R.P.S. certificate (2012) states rather harshly colour slightly affected by damp. S.G. Spec. N21(16), cat. 1,200+. Photo.
1001 £680
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue mint, with margin at foot (folded through perfs.) showing control R 21, a little blue offset on reverse and rather heavily hinged otherwise fine, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1974). S.G. 373a, Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,000+. Photo.
1002 | £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. violet variety watermark inverted and reversed, in an unmounted mint block of eight (4 x 2) with margin at foot, light pencil note in margin, fine and fresh. S.G. 375Wk, cat. 320.
1003 | £100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. violet variety watermark inverted and reversed, in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of six (3 x 2), a few gum wrinkles, fine and fresh. S.G. 375Wk, cat. 240.
1004 £280
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. bluish violet in an attractive deep shade, variety watermark inverted in an unmounted mint block of four with margin at foot, light pencil note in margin, fine and fresh, scarce. S.G. 376Wi, cat. 640. Photo.
1006 | £100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 4d. selection of constant varieties in mint control blocks, with [R.19/2] break above O of FOUR in an I 16 (perf.) block of six and an O 20 (perf.) block of four, and [R.19/1] cracked plate in an O 20 (imperf.) block of four, fine and scarce . S.G. Spec. N23e, f, cat. 255 (as singles).
1007 | £80
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 4d. pale grey-green variety watermark inverted and reversed, in an unmounted mint top left corner block of four, crease affecting corner stamp otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 380Wk, Spec. N23(2)d, cat. 340+.
1008 £500
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 5d. yellow-brown variety no watermark, with sheet margin at left (vertical crease), stamp with small light gum bend otherwise fine very lightly mounted mint, scarce. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1983) for a block of four from which this example comes. S.G. 382a, Spec. N25(3)a, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1009 | £290
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 6d. varieties watermark inverted and watermark inverted and reversed, each in blocks of four with sheet margins at top, light pencil notes in margins, a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, scarce multiples. S.G. 385Wi, Wk, cat. 680.
1010 £1150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. very deep agate in an S 22 (perf.) control strip of three, fine mint with the centre stamp unmounted, very rare in a control strip. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N29(4), cat. 2,200+. Photo.
1012 £200
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. bistre variety watermark inverted and reversed, in an unmounted mint top left corner block of four, light pencil note in margin, light gum bends on one otherwise fine and fresh, scarce multiple. S.G. 395Wk, Spec. N32(1)c, cat. 440. Photo.
1013 | £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. pale buff-brown variety watermark inverted and reversed, in a right margin mint block of four, light pencil note and hinge marks in margin, fine and fresh, one stamp unmounted. S.G. 395Wk, Spec. N32(5)c, cat. 305.
1014 £650
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. deep bronze-brown fine and fresh unmounted mint, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2008). S.G. Spec. N32(10), cat. 1,200. Photo.
1015 £420
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1s. deep bronze-brown mounted mint, typical centring for this shade, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. N32(10), cat. 800. Photo.
1016 £900
Booklets and Booklet Panes: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. booklet pane of six with watermark inverted, pre-canclled by type I, stamp [R. 2/3] with New Moon flaw, fine and a new discovery. R.P.S. Certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. NB6au. Photo
1018 £350
Booklets and Booklet Panes: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. booklet pane of six with watermark upright, cancelled by type G , small wrinkle, good perfs. S.G. Spec. NB6y, cat. 450. Photo.
1019 £110
Booklets and Booklet Panes: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. booklet panes of six (2) with watermark upright and inverted, both cancelled by type I, mixed perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. NB7v, 7av, cat. 400. Photo.
1020 £230
Booklets and Booklet Panes: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. booklet pane of six with watermark upright, cancelled by type G, slight corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. NB7y, cat. 400. Photo.
1021 £110
Booklets and Booklet Panes: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. booklet panes of six (2) with watermark upright and inverted, both cancelled by type I, mixed perfs, minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. NB8v, 8av, cat. 400. Photo.
1023 £130
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d. used with c.d.s. cancels, 1d. with a couple of light bends otherwise fine with good perfs. S.G. 397, 398, cat. 405. Photo.
1024 | £2200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A mint selection on leaves, incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s. (2), 1 green (part original gum), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s., 1934 re-engraved set, etc., poor to fine. (17)
1025 | £920
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A mint selection on leaves with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s., and 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s., range of shades, some bends or wrinkles and a few perf. imperfections, mainly good to fine. (15).
1026 | £1250
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A mint or unused selection with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s. worn plate, 10s., and 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (3), 5s. and 10s. (corner fault), varied condition, some regummed or with redistibuted gum, mainly of fine appearance, some marginal. (14).
1027 | £1200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: An accumulation with 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. and 10s. used, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint (2), used (3), 10s. used (7, incl. a pair), 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. mint (4), used (8, incl. a block of six), and 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s. used, range of shades, mixed condition. (29). Stated S.G. cat. 11, 380.
1029 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. sepia-brown in a used block of four with c.d.s. cancels, scarce multiple. S.G. 400, cat. (as singles) 560. Photo.
1030 £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown in an attractive blackish shade in a mint block of four, a few light gum bends and some short perfs. otherwise fine and fresh, three stamps unmounted. S.G. 399, Spec. N63(2), cat. (as singles) 2,530. Photo.
1031 £650
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown with re-entry (plate 3, R.2/1), centred low, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. N63(2)a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1033 £680
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green overprinted SPECIMEN type 26, large part original gum with hinge remainder, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N72, cat 3,000. Photo.
1034 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green mint, light vertical crease otherwise fine with strong colour and well centred. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1035 £1350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green mint, a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine, well centred. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1036 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, mint, fine. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1037 £720
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, mint, diagonal corner fold at top right, gum disturbance with small pencil note, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1039 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green fine used with neat c.d.ss. S.G. 403, cat 1,250. Photo.
1040 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with neat c.d.s., trace of toning on some perf. tips and a few slightly blunted otherwise fine, well centred. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1041 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with indistinct c.d.s. and light bars, a few slightly short perfs. at right otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat 1,250. Photo.
1046 £60
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue, a good used single with rubber LONDON/29 AUG 11 c.d.s., few blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 412, Spec. N70(1), cat. 950. Photo.
1047 £55
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. pale blue, good used. S.G. 413, cat 800. Photo.
1048 £880
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep bright blue mint, some uneven toning otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N70(6), cat. 3,250. Photo.
1049 £550
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. bright blue in an attractive intense shade, in a block of six (2 x 3) used with London parcel cancels, a few blunt perfs. otherwise fine, rare multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N70(7), cat. 5,700 as singles. Photo.
1053 £110
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue, a fine used example with Liverpool Parcel datestamp, showing an unusual distortion of the lower right frame line and perforations, possibly from the edge of the sheet. Photo.
1054 £60
King George V: 191318 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue in a vertical strip of four, used with Guernsey c.d.s. cancels, top stamp with a few short perfs. S.G. 417. Photo.
1055 £350
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 450-452, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1056 £200
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., first two mint, 10s. unmounted mint with slightly toned gum. (3). S.G. 450-452. Photo.
1057 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 10s. indigo in an unmounted lower right corner block of four, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 452, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1059 £290
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche pair used with part c.d.s. cancel, small light corner crease and slightly soiled otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 420a, cat. 800. Photo.
1060 £1550
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 21/2d. pale blue variety no watermark unmounted mint with sheet margin at foot (mounted in margin), small thin at right and minor gum wrinkles otherwise fine, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2002). S.G. 422a, Spec. N37(2)a, cat. 3,800. Photo.
1061 | £1400
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: A collection of Commonwealth and Great Britain Publicity cancellations and slogans on leaves, incl. Australia, British Guiana, British Honduras 1924 Montgomery Ward & Co. envelope to U.S.A. bearing rare violet boxed VISIT/BRITISH HONDURAS/COURT/BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION, Malta with 1924 envelope to London with circular Empire Exhibition cachet, Malaya, Palestine 1923 and 1924 covers to England with Palestine publicity cachet in three languages, etc. (88 items)
1062 | £820
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1924 covers, a collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. publicity slogans, stampless O.H.M.S. bearing red Wembley Paid 11/2d. cancellation in red, registered mail, 1924 (May 3) postcard with hand drawn design depicting airplane, 1s. Postal Order unused with Palace of Industry cancellation, etc. (70 items)
1063 | £380
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1924, collection of mint and used stamps on leaves, incl. set in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1d. with scratch across Lions nose mint, 1d. corner block of four with sheet number, one showing tail to N of EXHIBITION, perfins, etc. (68)
1064 £160
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: First Day Covers: 1924 Wembley: 1d. and 11/2d. used on flown, plain first day cover, to France with violet 23,4,24/B.E.Exhibition/By AIR MAIL Croydon-Paris fine. S.G. 430, 431, cat 450. Photo.
1065 £150
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: First Day Covers: 1924 Wembley: 1d. and 11/2d. used on flown, plain first day cover, to France, fine. Photo.
1066 | £580
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1925 covers, a collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1924 1d. used on first day (1925 May 9) flown cover to Switzerland, publicity cancellations, 1925 (Nov. 27) envelope registered to Germany, bearing 1d. and 11/2d. pairs, flown covers, machine cancellations, etc. (48 items)
1067 £160
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1925 four Telephone adverting postcards by the Post Office section in the British Government Pavilion, with the special slogan cancellation. Photo.
1068 £170
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1925 Pre-Paid, 1925 (Oct. 27) cover bearing red circular EMPIRE EXHIBITION WEMBLEY PARK/PAID 11/2d also 2d. on piece, scarce. Photo.
1069 | £650
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1925, a collection of stamps, incl. 1d. strip of five and 11/2d. strip of six coil stamps, each strip with coil join, etc. (31)
1070 £820
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1925 Wembley 1d. and 11/2d., pairs of each on registered King first day cover with printed address, EMPIRE EXHIBITION WEMBLEY/PALACE OF INDUSTRY/9 MAY/1925 handstamps with another strike on reverse, fine and very scarce. S.G. 432-3. Photo.
1071 | £450
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Ephemera: A selection on leaves, including Publicity labels, 1924 unused entrance ticket, range of Exhibition postcards, arcticles, etc. (93 items)
1072 | £170
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Ephemera: A selection, incl. badges, Tie clip in gold coloured metal, Official Guide, postcards, souvenir medallions, etc.
1073 | £85
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1924 Wembley embroidered lace handkerchief. Also large printed table cloth, unusual souvenirs.
1074 | £110
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: 1924 Exhibition exhibitors photo pass with exhibition badge and company badge, unusual.
1075 | £480
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Handstamps: Three proof impressions, comprising BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION/WEMBLEY similar to accepted design without date, similar but with STADIUM at base, and violet EMPIRE EXHIBITION WEMBLEY PARK/1925.
1076 £320
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Meter Marks: 1924 envelope and postcard, bearing 2/1/2d. and 11/2d. meter marks in red with black Lion between bars, scarce. Photo.
1077 | £160
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Postal Stationery: A collection of 1924 and 1925 stationery, incl. complete unused, used with range of overseas destinations, etc. (36 items)
1078 £100
The Ronnie Shiers Collection: Telegram Forms: 1925 Original form, franked 1d., used on the 24th. June 1925, small faults. Photo.
1079 | £140
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. a selection of covers, incl. two envelopes with bi-lingual official labels, 21/2d. used 21st. May P.U.C. envelope with headed notepaper, etc. (7 items)
1080 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. fine used on first day with POSTAL UNION CONGRESS/10 MY/29 c.d.s. on envelope (with Post Office embossed crest on flap). S.G. 434-437, cat. 600. Photo.
1081 £600
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black overprinted SPECIMEN type 32 in red, small trace of red ink on value, tone spot on upper right corner perf. sligtly toned gum with few tiny spots of red ink, otherwise fine. NCom9s, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1082 £450
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a fine unmounted mint upper left corner marginal example, (mounted in margin only), slight off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
1083 £420
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an unmounted mint example with just slightly off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
1084 £400
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an unmounted mint example with slightly off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
1085 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, light overall gum toning and small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1086 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, an unmounted mint example with just slightly off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
1087 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, a couple of small hinge remainders otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1088 £260
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, a few small light gum wrinkles and some blunted perfs. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1089 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint with overall gum toning, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1090 £170
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1091 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, overall gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1092 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning and some wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1093 £230
King George V: 1929 Postal Union Congress 1 black mint, some hinge remainders and faint gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1094 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. at left. S.G. 438. Photo.
1095 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with heavily impressed London c.d.s., some light staining on reverse otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1096 £160
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with parcel cancel. S.G. 438. Photo.
1097 £400
King George V: 1929 P.U.C: Booklet Panes: 11/2d. purple-brown booklet pane of six, watermark inverted, all overprinted CANCELLED type 33P, fine with full gum, excellent perfs. S.G. Spec. NComB3au, cat 1,200. Photo.
1099 £220
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d. to 21/2d. set used on plain typed first day cover from Shanklin to Southsea, flown on first Shanklin-Portsmouth airmail with ISLAND AIR EXPRESS black vignette (a little damaged) and signed by the pilot. Photo.
1101 £9200
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a very fine used example tied to piece by clear WESTMEAD CORNER CARSHALTON/SURREY/29 JY/35 c.d.s., attractive and rare, only about 40 used examples have been recorded, of which some are defective. B.P.A. certificate (2000). S.G. 456a, cat. 14,000. Photo.
1103 £400
King George V: Booklets: 1913 2s. Harrison dummy booklet edition number 12, containing blank panes of 6 (3) and part pane of four, all watermarked Harrison & Sons, staple stains, otherwise fine and rare. Photo
1104 £520
King George V: Booklets: 1924 (Mar.) 2s. booklet edition number 108, all panes with inverted watermark, mixed perfs, very fresh. S.G. BB12, cat. 875. Photo.
1105 £260
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 106, all panes with inverted wmk., mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB13, cat. 500. Photo.
1106 £220
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 170, 1d. pane with wmk. inverted, others upright, mixed perfs., fine fresh. S.G. BB25, cat. 450. Photo.
1107 £110
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 3s. booklet edition 172, all panes with upright wmk., some trimmed perfs., small toned area on reverse of one 11/2d. pane otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. BB25, cat. 450. Photo.
1108 £320
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) photogravure 5s. booklet edition number 15, 1d. and 11/2d. advert panes with watermark upright, others inverted, mixed perfs, very fine and fresh. S.G. BB37, cat. 600. Photo.
1109 | £400
King Edward VIII: A duplicated accumulation mainly of booklet panes incl. a range of perf. types, panes of six incl. 1/2d. cylinder E2 dot, 1/2d. wmk. inverted (5), 1d. cylinder F3 no dot, wmk. inverted (3), 11/2d. cylinder panes (5) incl. G5 no dot state (ii), 11/2d. advert panes (15) with wmk. upright (10), four with cylinder numbers, wmk. inverted (5), 11/2d. panes of two wmk. upright and wmk. inverted, also 1/2d. and 1d. vertical coil strips of four (each folded through central perfs.), and a selection (7) of cylinder blocks of six, etc., mixed perfs. but some good, some with lightly toned gum, many unmounted. (51 items).
1110 £170
King Edward VIII: 1936 11/2d. red-brown control A36, cylinder 4 dot, perf. type 2A, corner block of six (2 x 3), very fine mint, rare. S.G. 458, Spec. P3, cat. 850. Photo.
1112 £190
King Edward VIII: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1936 (Oct.) 2s. booklet edition number 374, 11/2d. advert pane inverted watermark, others upright, 1937 (Mar.) 5s. booklet edition number 16, 1/2d. and 11/2d. advert pane with inverted watermark, others upright, both fine and very fresh. S.G. BC2, BC5, cat. 415. Photo.
1113 | £350
King George VI: 1952 Postal Union Congress Brussels presentation book, incl. commemorative and definitive sets, Overprinted issues and postal stationery, fine.
1114 | £95
King George VI: A selection of first day covers, mainly illustrated incl. 1940 Centenary, 1946 Victory (3), one with London Dont Waste Bread slogan cancel, 1948 Olympics with Olympic Games slogan cancel, 1948 Channel Is. Liberation (7) with Guernsey or Jersey cancels, etc., varied condition. (18).
1116 | £1250
King George VI: A collection of definitive issues in an album, mainly mint (all apparently unmounted) incl. 1937-47 to 1s. in blocks of four, wmk. varieties incl. 1937-47 2d. and 21/2d. wmk. inverted (4 of each), 2d. and 21/2d. wmk. sideways, booklet panes with panes of two incl. 1d. scarlet wmk. inverted, panes of four incl. 1/2d. green and 1d. scarlet wmk. sideways, panes of six incl. 1d. scarlet wmk. inverted, 1d. label panes incl. PPR 15mm wmk. upright, 11/2d. red-brown wmk. inverted, 2d. orange wmk. inverted, 21/2d. ultramarine wmk. upright, coil strips of four with wmk. sideways issues complete, 1939-48 to 1, two sets (less one 2s.6d. brown, additional 10s. dark blue), 1951 to 1, five sets incl. blocks of four, various used incl. duplicated high value sets, 1939-48 10s. dark blue block of six incl. flaws, etc., varied condition, some wrinkles and a few with lightly toned gum, the booklet panes mostly with good perfs. (few 100s).
1117 £850
King George VI: A mainly mint selection, incl. 1939-48 10s. dark blue unmounted mint block of four and two mint singles, 1 in a complete sheet (8 x 5), etc. (64)
1118 | £1200
King George VI: A mint accumulation of coil and booklet issues on stockleaves incl. 1937-47 1d., 2d. and 21/2d. wmk. sideways in pairs, coil strips, 1/2d. pale orange and 1d. pale scarlet with printers joins, range of coil joins (25) with values to 6d., and a range of booklet panes, mainly panes of six incl. 1d. scarlet wmk. inverted (two stamps good perfs.), 2d. orange wmk. inverted (3 stamps good perfs.), 21/2d. ultramarine wmk. inverted (4 stamps good perfs.), 11/2d. advert panes (4, one without selvedge) incl. Commander Stephen/King-Hall, 1/2d. (2) and 1d. (3) wmk. sideways panes of four, 1d. light ultramarine label panes both wmk. upright and wmk. inverted, some with Ie perf. types, selection of cylinder panes, some duplication, etc., mixed perfs. but some good, many unmounted. (117 items).
1119 | £280
King George VI: A mint collection on leaves with definitives and commemoratives complete with wmk. sideways and wmk. inverted sets, varied condition, some unmounted incl. 1939-48 10s. dark blue, etc. (83).
1120 | £70
King George VI: 1937 Coronation 11/2d., a selection of illustrated first day covers plus one cachet cover, range of cover designs, two with blocks of four, another with a pair plus 1/2d. and 1d. definitives, varied condition, two stained. S.G. 461. (11).
1121 | £280
King George VI: 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. wmk. sideways, eight of each value in unmounted mint strips of four, 21/2d. strips with some gum wrinkles and perfs. slightly trimmed at top otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 462a-466a.
1124 £130
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 476-478c, cat. 425. Photo.
1125 | £130
King George VI: 193948 2s.6d. to 1 set of six unmounted mint, a couple of light bends, 10s. ultramarine with overall toned gum. S.G. 476478c.
1126 £520
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set of six in mint blocks of four, all unmounted except 2s.6d. brown (three mounted), all except 2s.6d. brown are marginal (some mounted in margin), 5s. and 10s. ultramarine with light overall gum toning and a few light bends or wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 476-478c. (24). Photo.
1127 £780
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. yellow-green used on registered first day cover to U.S.A., with two GRIMSBY LINCS/9 MR/42 c.d.s. cancellations, censor label at left, scarce. S.G. 476a. Photo.
1128 £95
King George VI: 1941-42 1d. pale scarlet in a vertical strip of four with three rows of horizontal perfs. misplaced, resulting in a tall stamp at top with an imperf. section and a short stamp at foot, top stamp with small light corner bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 486var. Photo.
1129 £170
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1 fine used on registered illustrated f.d.c. S.G. 493-94, cat. 425. Photo.
1131 | £520
King George VI: Booklet Panes: A collection of 1937-40 original dark colour booklet panes, mainly panes of six and all with cylinder numbers, with 1/2d. (7), 1d. (7), 11/2d. (12), 11/2d. advert panes (7) incl. Drages. 50 Pay-Way/Drages Ltd. wmk. inverted G10 dot, 2d. (2), 21/2d. (3), also 1/2d. and 1d. wmk. sideways panes of four with cylinder numbers, some with dot and no dot examples, a few different perf. types, one duplicate, etc., mixed perfs. but some good, some unmounted. (40).
1132 | £250
King George VI: Booklet Panes: A collection of 1941-42 pale colour booklet panes, mainly panes of six and all with cylinder numbers, with 1/2d. (8), 2d. (10), and 21/2d. (16) incl. J29 dot perf. type B5(BP), unpriced, all different with some dot and no dot pairs, also 1/2d. and 11/2d. panes of two, etc., mixed perfs. but some good, many unmounted. (36).
1134 £250
King George VI: Booklet Panes: 1953 1d. light ultramarine MINIMUM INLAND PRINTED PAPER RATE booklet pane, second setting 15mm high, a cylinder F7 dot example with the spacing error corrected on the third label, fine unmounted mint with good perfs., rare. S.G. Spec. QB19, unpriced. Photo.
1135 | £130
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: A small selection comprising 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. set unused, 1d. and 11/2d. used, and LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE overprint in red on 21/2d. pair with Hong Kong and Bermuda, all marginal, fine. (9 items).
1136 | £2100
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in thirteen folders and loose, incl. presentation packs, booklets with Prestige, smilers sheets, issues to 2008, etc. (1,000s)
1137 | £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint collection of decimal issues in nine albums in a carton with commemorative sets 1971 to 2011, a few flaws and varieties, miniature sheets, Castles, booklets with Prestige, Christmas and Greetings, self-adhesive books containing commemorative stamps, also a few used, and an album of G.B. local issues, etc. (many 100s).
1138 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint decimal collection in three boxed printed S.G. albums, incl. commemoratives to 2011, definitives to 10, etc. (many 100s)
1139 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint collection in three hingeless Lighthouse albums and loose in a carton with Wilding sets incl. graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., sideways and inverted wmk. sets, Castle sets complete incl. 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d., 5s. and 1 corner singles with two plate dots in bottom margins, pre-decimal commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, decimals with commemoratives to 1995, Machins to 5, regionals, etc., mainly fine with most unmounted. (100s).
1140 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of decimal issues in two boxed Lighthouse albums and leaves, incl. virtually complete from 1995 to 2009, also two empty KABE albums and 1998-2001 empty Lighthouse leaves, etc. (100s)
1141 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1977-2005 comprehensive collection of Benham f.d.cs in seven Benham albums, incl. a good range of sets on silk covers, greeting panes, booklet panes, miniature sheets, etc. (422 items)
1142 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in fifteen cover albums and loose, incl. commemoratives, definitives, presentation packs, f.d.cs, etc. (100s)
1143 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985-2006 collection of mainly commemorative presentation packs, few Regionals and definitives, etc. (few 100s)
1145 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in four albums and loose with mint commemoratives 1953 to 2006 with miniature sheets, a few Machins to 5 mint, regionals, presentation packs and f.d.cs 1976 to 1981, also an album of World Wildlife Fund covers, etc. (100s).
1146 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and mixed lots: A decimal collection in seven albums and loose, incl. definitives and commemoratives to 1992, gutter pairs, booklets, etc. (many 100s)
1147 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and mixed lots: A mainly unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. definitives to 5 (21) and 10, commemoratives, etc. (few 100s)
1148 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and mixed lots: A collection in six albums, incl. definitives to 10, booklet panes, f.d.cs, Channel Islands, etc. (100s)
1149 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A pre-decimal collection in eight albums, stockbook and loose, incl. commemoratives with 1964 Geographical Congress 21/2d. cylinder blocks of 12 (8), showing various degrees of cylinder damage, better phosphors, blocks, minor varieties, also regionals (including decimal), Channel Islands, etc. (100s)
1150 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly pre-decimal collection in four albums and leaves, incl. definitives with 1955-58 watermark St. Edwards crown set unmounted mint, commemoratives with a range of minor varieties, also Postage dues, etc. (many 100s)
1151 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint collection of pre-decimal commemoratives in two albums, with basic issues complete with phosphor sets, quantity of constant flaws mainly in positional multiples, doctor blade flaws, colour shifts, inverted wmks., missing phosphors, also a few used, etc., mainly fine with the majority unmounted. (100s).
1152 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal collection in nine albums and loose, incl. commemoratives with gutter pairs, cylinder blocks, etc. (100s)
1153 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of f.d.cs and PHQ cards in eleven folders and loose, incl. miniature sheets, postcards, commemorative cancellations, etc. (100s)
1154 | £65
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A small unmounted mint selection of missing phosphors, incl. 1970 Games 5d. and 1s.6d., etc., fine. (11)
1155 | £55
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of illustrated first day covers incl. 1953 Coronation with Long Live The Queen slogan cancel, 1952 4d., 1s.3d. and 1s.6d. Wildings, 1957 Parliament 4d. block of four with Big Ben cancel, etc., also two flight covers, varied condition. (13).
1156 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955 to 1968 Castle high value sets complete unmounted mint (1963 Bradbury 5s. additional shade mounted), a few varieties, also three 2s.6d. used, etc., occasional gum wrinkle, mainly fine. (32).
1157 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set unmounted mint, a few short perfs., 1 with tiny grease spot at right. S.G. 536a-539a.
1158 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1997 Castles 1.50 variety gold (Queens head) unused, slight creasing, otherwise fine and rare. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 1993a, unpriced, EC GBR3986a - circa 18 known (2 uncancelled). Photo.
1159 | £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection in three albums, with many booklet panes incl. 1959 graphite 11/2d. pane of six inverted watermark, 1961 watermark Crowns 2d. panes of six with watermark inverted (six stamps in total unmounted with good perfs), 21/2d. phosphor two bands with watermark inverted, plate flaws, cylinder blocks and strips , coil leaders, etc. (few 100s)
1160 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A collection in two binders with mint incl. Tudor and St. Edwards Crown sets, Multiple Crowns incl. cream and whiter papers, high and low OBA variations, graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., phosphor sets with green, blue and violet phosphors, most wmk. varieties (some clipped perfs.), shades, many constant flaws in positional multiples, various used, regionals, also Channel Is. pre-decimal independent issues, postage dues used, etc., varied condition, most of the mint unmounted. (100s).
1161 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An unmounted mint selection of 1957 to 1961 graphite lined issues, incl. blocks, strips, 1958-61 21/2d. pair with inverted watermark, etc. (186)
1164 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 196067 phosphor 1s.3d., blue phosphor white paper with variety broad band at right, in a complete unmounted mint cylinder 1 dot sheet of 240, fine. S.G. Spec. S147a, cat. 2,400+.
1165 | £980
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklet Panes: A collection of mainly Wilding booklet panes with cylinder numbers in an album and loose, Wildings (134, all apparently different) incl. Tudor Crown 1d. label panes, 11/2d. G6 no dot and dot, 2d. H1 no dot and dot, St. Edwards Crown 2d. red-brown H1 no dot and dot, 2d. light red-brown H6 no dot and dot both bottom and top, graphite with 1/2d. (2), 1d. (2), 11/2d. G11 no dot bottom (three stamps unmounted with good perfs.), 21/2d. J6 dot bottom, 3d. (3), phosphors incl. 1/2d. to 3d. set of four panes of four with sideways wmk., 11/2d. green phosphor G11 dot top, 4d. 9.5mm violet phosphor scarce N2 dot top with watermark inverted (straight edge at top), alos pre-decimal Machins, decimal stitched panes, a few non-cylinder panes incl. 3p. 4,315 OCP/PVA with the very scarce PAP1a perf. type (small crease at top), also an accumulation in packets of mint and used sheet issues with definitives, regionals, commemoratives, etc., mixed perfs. but many fine, most of the Wilding panes mounted on two stamps.
1166 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown, a mainly unmounted mint duplicated accumulation with panes of six wmk. upright and inverted incl. 2d. inverted (2, one mounted on one stamp), some with Ie perf. types, range of cylinder panes, 1d. label panes incl. Minimum Inland Rate wmk. upright (3, one with reasonable perfs.), wmk. inverted (2, one with good perfs. but mounted on one stamp), Please Post Early incl. modified settings, panes of two incl. E(1/2v) perf. types, cylinder panes incl. 11/2d. 6 dot (2, one with good perfs.), etc., mixed perfs. but some good, all unmounted except two. (102).
1167 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1955-58 watermark St. Edwards Crown, an unmounted mint duplicated accumulation with panes of six wmk. upright and inverted incl. 2d. red-brown (3, one with good perfs.), range of cylinder panes incl. 2d. red-brown (3), 2d. light red-brown (2), 1d. label panes, panes of four, panes of two incl. E(1/2v) perf. types, cylinder panes, etc., mixed perfs. but some good. (93).
1168 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns, a mainly unmounted mint duplicated accumulation of panes of six wmk. upright and inverted, both cream and white paper, some Ie perf. types, incl. 2d. wmk. inverted (2), one with very slight trimming at top, the other with excellent perfs. but mounted on three stamps, range of cylinder panes incl. 11/2d. whiter paper G16 dot, 2d. H6 T no dot, etc., mixed perfs. but many good, all unmounted except one. (136).
1169 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns, an unmounted mint accumulation of panes of four, both cream and white paper, mostly with sideways wmks., both Crown to left and Crown to right, perf. types I and AP, a few I(1/2v) and AP(2E), se-tenant panes, cylinder panes, some duplication, etc., mixed perfs., some good. (74).
1170 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1958-61 graphite, an unmounted mint duplicated accumulation of panes of six, both wmk. upright and inverted, incl. 11/2d. wmk. upright (2, one with perf. type Ie), 11/2d. wmk. inverted (3, one with perf. type Ie), 21/2d. wmk. upright (8, one with perf. type Ie), 21/2d. wmk. inverted, etc., mixed perfs. but many good. (40).
1171 | £2100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor, an unmounted mint duplicated accumulation of panes of six, both wmk. upright and inverted, with green phosphor, blue phosphor with cream and whiter papers, and violet phosphor with 8mm and 91/2mm bands, some with Ie perf. types, incl. green phosphor 1/2d. wmk. inverted (5), 11/2d. wmk. inverted (3), 21/2d. wmk. upright and wmk. inverted, blue phosphor cream paper 11/2d. wmk. inverted (5), 21/2d. two bands wmk. upright, wmk. inverted (3), left band wmk. inverted, blue phosphor whiter paper 21/2d. (left band) wmk. inverted (4), violet phosphor 3d. with side bands wmk. inverted, some cylinder panes incl. violet phosphor 3d. with side bands K18 no dot, etc., mixed perfs. but many good. (140).
1172 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1960-67 phosphor, an unmounted mint duplicated accumulation of panes of four with sideways watermarks, both Crown to left and Crown to right, with blue phosphor with cream and whiter papers, and violet phosphor with 8mm and 91/2mm bands, perf. types I and AP, a few I(1/2v) and AP(2E), incl. blue phosphor cream paper 1/2d. (5, one type I(1/2v)), 11/2d. (5), blue phosphor whiter paper 1/2d. (4), 11/2d. (3), 1d./3d. se-tenant panes, cylinder panes incl. 1d./3d. se-tenant, etc., mixed perfs., many good. (98).
1173 | £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A collection of booklets in five albums and loose, incl. stitched with 5s. 1962 (Nov), 1964 (Nov) and 1964 (Jan) phosphor bookets, etc. (few 100s)
1174 | £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklets: 1s. to 10s. collection in a binder incl. 2s. lemon cover wmk. sideways plain editions (5), April 1961 phosphor (2), orange cover plain and phosphor editions complete, 2s.6d. (26) incl. Sept. 1953 (PPR 15mm), 3s. plain editions (18), Feb. 1960 graphite (11/2d. pane upright wmk. but trimmed perfs. on all stamps), 4s.6d. incl. Feb. 1958 containing panes with training bars, 5s. incl. composites, Nov. 1954 and Jan. 1955 with 2d. panes wmk. inverted, blue cover plain editions (5), Jan. 1959 containing panes with training bars, 10s. (1961 10th April), a few duplicates, etc. (130 approx.).
1175 | £3500
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation of commemorative errors and varieties in a stockbook, majority unmounted mint with some multiples, incl. colour shifts, perf. shifts, paper joins, constant varieties, inverted watermarks incl. 1964 Shakespeare 1s.3d. phosphor (mounted), 1965 Churchill 1s.3d. ordinary, Battle of Britain 9d. and 1s.3d. ordinary, P.O. Tower 1s.3d. phosphor (2), I.T.U. 9d. ordinary block of six, 9d. phosphor, 1966 Landscapes 6d. phosphor, World Cup 1s.3d. ordinary, phosphor bands printed both sides incl. 1965 U.N. 1s.6d., 1966 Technology 6d. (9) and 1s.6d. (8), CANCELLED opts. incl. 1964 Shakespeare 2s.6d. (without gum), 1968 Bridges 4d. printed on the gummed side (6 incl. corner block), missing colours incl. range of 1966 Hastings 4d. singles, decimals incl. 1973 Inigo Jones 3p. and 5p. se-tenant pairs with all-over phosphor omitted leaving the background white instead of cream (3p. pair mounted), 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVAD bright rose-red omitted, 1975 Sailing 8p. black omitted, 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet with multiple colour shift, 1990 Stamp World miniature sheet appearing imperf. but with indents around the 20p., range of misperfs., etc., mainly fine. (few 100s).
1176 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint selection of pre-decimal commemorative errors and varieties with colour shifts incl. 1969 Cathedrals 9d. with 12mm downward black shift of value (with normal), perf. shifts, 1965 P.O. Tower 1s.3d. (phosphor) wmk. inverted, 1966 World Cup 6d. (ordinary) black omitted (2, one mounted), 1966 Hastings 4d. (ordinary) set of six singles green omitted, 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. yellow-green and phosphor omitted, 1970 Anniversaries 1s. gold (Queens head) omitted (2), 1970 Christmas 1s.6d. ochre omitted, also a few Wildings incl. St. Edwards Crown 2d. red-brown vertical pair with printers join, each stamp with an unprinted section, etc., mainly fine, majority unmounted. (25 items).
1177 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: An unmounted mint selection of decimal commemorative errors and varieties with colour shifts incl. 1985 Film Year 34p. with 15mm dropped Queens head in a cylinder block of six and a single, range of perf. shifts, printers paper joins, 1971 British Anniversaries 71/2p. with grey omitted (light tone spots), 1971 Universities 3p. with partial offset on reverse, 1972 Christmas 3p. with bright green almost completely omitted (trace remaining), 1973 Paintings 3p. gold (Queens head) omitted, 1976 Christmas 61/2p. imperforate left margin single, etc., some with normals for comparison. (34 items).
1178 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. (Timson) 3d. variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 624Aa, cat. 550, EC GBR1248a - circa 60 mint known. Photo.
1179 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1962 N.P.Y. 3d. (ordinary) variety light blue (Queens head etc.) omitted, gum crease at right otherwise fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at top, rare. S.G. 632a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1264a - circa 30 known. Photo.
1180 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 648pWi, cat. 325. Photo.
1181 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) omitted, unmounted mint with margin at right, gum bend otherwise fine. S.G. 652a, cat. 300, EC GBR1304a - circa 180 mint known. Photo.
1182 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, fine. S.G. 659, 660, cat. 400. Photo.
1183 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack without cellophane cover. Photo
1184 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted, a cylinder single with 1C missing, fine used with 9d. on London E.C. first day cover, probably unique thus. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 684a, unpriced used, EC GBR1368a - nine first day covers known, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1187 £220
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 few small gum wrinkles, corner stamp with surface scratch otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696aj, cat. 500+, EC GBR1392l - circa 270 blocks known. Photo.
1189 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight variety greenish yellow omitted, a few gum bends in corner mainly in margins otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare, with normal cylinder block of eight for comparison. S.G. 696pad, cat. 16,000+, EC GBR392d - 16 blocks known (10 damaged), cat. (cylinder block of eight) 19,500. Photo.
1191 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d., a selection of se-tenant strips of six (7) with missing colours, comprising olive-green, bistre, orange, magenta, green, blue, and grey omitted, the orange omitted strip without sheet margins, most folded through centre perfs., unmounted mint, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 705ab, ac, ae-aj.
1192 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d., a selection of se-tenant strips of six (7) with missing colours, comprising bistre (2), magenta, green (2), blue, and grey omitted, most folded through centre perfs., the blue omitted strip mounted and split and rejoined in the centre, the others unmounted, with normal strip for comparison. S.G. 705pac, paf-paj.
1194 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of 30 (6 x 5, folded) variety grey omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal single strip for comparison. S.G. 705paj, cat. 1,950, EC GBR1410p - circa 80 strips known. Photo.
1195 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety lilac omitted fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 712pa, cat. 1,250, EC GBR1424c - 60 known. Photo.
1196 £2700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d., the set of four singles with agate omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare, particularly so in fine condition. S.G. 717pd-720pd, cat. 18,000, EC GBR1434a. Photo.
1197 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 British Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 748a, cat. 350, EC GBR1496a - circa 120 known. Photo.
1198 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. with a dry print of the olive-yellow, used on piece with wavy line cancel, fine and very rare. Brandon certificate (1994) states olive-yellow omitted, sold with this opinion only, not subject to return. S.G. Spec. W127f, EC GBR1512c. Photo.
1199 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety imperforate (with phosphor), in a horizontal proof pair with margin at top, a few gum wrinkles mainly in margin otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. 756var, EC GBR1512h - circa 60 pairs known, cat. 350. Photo.
1200 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queens head and value) omitted, in a lower right corner cylinder block of six with 6A or 8A missing, left margin folded through perfs. and a few gum bends mostly in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 757a, cat. 480+, EC GBR1514a. Photo.
1201 £10000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. in a right of sheet traffic light block of twelve (2 x 6, folded through central horizontal perfs.), the lower pair with the rare variety gold (value and Queens head) omitted, occasional minor gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, a unique multiple. S.G. 758a, cat. 34,000+, EC GBR1516a. Photo.
1202 £7000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. in an unmounted mint block of four with sheet margin at foot (a few split perfs.), the lower pair variety gold (value and Queens head) omitted, the block previously folded through the vertical perfs. resulting in the lower left stamp having a crease at extreme right and with a small gum crease just affecting surface, otherwise fine and very rare. S.G. 758a, cat 34,000, EC GBR1516a. Photo.
1203 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Bridges 1s.6d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 765a, cat. 400, EC GBR1530a - circa 120 mint known. Photo.
1204 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.6d., a top marginal block of six (2 x 3) with the centre pair showing a fine paper join variety, most unusual, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 773var.
1205 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.9d. variety embossing omitted in a cylinder block of six, a little creasing in bottom margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 774Ec, cat. 840+, EC GBR1548d.
1206 £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, used on cover with Ashton- under- Lyne slogan cancellation, a rare error. S.G. 775a, unpriced used, EC GBR1550a - circa 13 mint (1 with gum damage), 2 used known, cat. (used) 5,000. Photo.
1207 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778b, cat. 250, EC GBR1556b - circa 240 known. Photo.
1208 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 778c, cat. 275, EC GBR1556c - circa 144 known. Photo.
1209 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety yellow-orange and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 784Eya, cat. 700, EC GBR1568c - circa 120 mint known. Photo.
1210 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 5d. se-tenant block of 12 (2 x 6) with a printers tape repair affecting the top six stamps, folded through perfs. between third and fourth pairs, fine and most unusual. S.G. 796a var. Photo.
1211 £6200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) omitted, in a complete sheet (folded) of 120, a few with light wrinkles or other gum imperfections, vast majority fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 800a, cat. 33,600++, EC GBR1600a. Photo.
1212 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 800a, cat. 280, EC GBR1600a. Photo.
1213 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 813d, cat. 450, EC GBR1626d - circa 120 known. Photo.
1214 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety deep slate (value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 814b, cat. 500, EC GBR1628b - circa 120 known. Photo.
1215 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, and 1s. with green omitted, unmounted mint, pencil marks on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 821a, c, cat. 260. Photo.
1216 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety brown and phosphor omitted, very light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 821Eya, cat. 320, EC GBR1642e - circa 240 known. Photo.
1217 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d., the unique se-tenant block of four alternate design essays with Queens heads in silver and different inscriptions to those issued, the background of the Copperfield stamp is dark green instead of light greenish-blue, very fine with full original gum. See footnote in S.G. Concise, EC GBR1648e, cat. 20,000. Photo.
1219 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Games 5d. variety value omitted due to paper adherence, the small piece on which the value is printed also included, fingerprint trace on gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint, probably unique. S.G. 832var., unlisted in EC. Photo.
1220 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 5d. variety gold (Queens head etc.) omitted, a used example with light SUNDERLAND/9 DEC/1970 cancellation, some faults but very rare. S.G. 839a, EC GBR1678a - 3 known (all used), cat. 3,500. Photo.
1221 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 5d. variety gold (Queens head) omitted used, some imperfections, otherwise fine and rare, probably the finest of the three recorded examples. B.P.A. certificate (1975). S.G. 839a, cat. 3,500, EC GBR1678a. Photo.
1223 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p variety reddish-violet omitted, used on piece, small faults not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and rare. Clear Brandon certificate (1992). S.G. 895e, unpriced used, EC GBR1790e - 7 known mint and 4 used, cat. 3,500. Photo.
1224 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. variety flesh omitted and misperforated, a fine unmounted mint example. Brandon certificate (2006) and sold with this opinion only, not subject to return. S.G. 897var., not listed by Pierron. Photo.
1225 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 5p. variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint with margin at foot. S.G. 898Eya, cat. 325, ECGBR1796b - 98 mint known. Photo.
1226 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 71/2p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, a top left corner example, a couple of gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 899a, cat. 550, EC GBR1798a - circa 50 known. Photo.
1227 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 General Anniversaries 9p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, a used example with light parcel cancellation, fine and rare. S.G. 903a, unpriced used, EC GBR1806a - 46 known mint, 2 used (one damaged), cat. 2,200. Photo.
1228 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 3p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted with margin at top (folded through perfs.), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 904a, cat. 250, EC GBR1808a - 94 mint known. Photo.
1229 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding 3p. variety silver (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 916a, cat. 750, EC GBR1832a. Photo.
1230 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Trees 9p. variety brownish black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with margin at top, scarce. S.G. 922a, cat. 750, EC GBR1844a - 100 known. Photo.
1231 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair variety gold (Queens head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923a var, EC GBR1846d, cat. 300. Photo.
1232 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 927a, cat. 250, EC GBR1854a. Photo.
1234 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety brown-grey printing double, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 927b, EC GBR1854e, cat. from 850. Photo.
1236 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVA variety blue and rosy-mauve omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 948f, cat. 700, EC GBR1896e - circa 40 known. Photo.
1237 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Christmas 81/2p. variety imperforate between stamp and bottom margin, the lower stamp of a vertical strip of three, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1019var, EC GBR2038a - 10 known, cat. 400. Photo.
1238 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Christmas 11p. on uncoated paper, a fine unmounted mint marginal block of four from the right of the sheet. S.G. 1020a, EC GBR2040a, cat. 300+.
1239 £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1977 Chemistry 81/2p. in a block of six (2 x 3) with sheet margin at foot, the lower horizontal pair variety completely imperforate, the centre pair with indents and the top pair partly perforated, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 1029a, cat. 4,800+, EC GBR2058a - circa 4 pairs known. Photo.
1240 £2300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 British Architecture, Historic Buildings miniature sheet variety light yellow-olive (Queens head) omitted, lower pair with faint horizontal bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1058b, cat. 25,000, EC GBR2116a - 4 known. Photo.
1241 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 British Architecture, Historic Buildings miniature sheet showing a dry print of the orange-yellow most noticeably affecting the drive of the 13p. which appears grey, fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (2007) states orange-vermilion omitted from the 13p. and 9p. values. Ex Jalapa. S.G. MS1058var. Photo.
1242 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Cycling 9p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair with margin at top, lower stamp with small surface fault and a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1067a, cat. 850, EC GBR2134a - circa 50 pairs known. Photo.
1243 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1978 Christmas 9p. vertical lower marginal strip of three, the lower stamp variety imperforate and the centre stamp partially so, a few surface scratches in the all-over phosphor otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1072 var. Photo.
1244 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet with unissued 9p., 101/2p., 11p. and 13p. face values and a sheet value of 531/2p. instead of 591/2p., folded between horizontally and the upper pair with minor wrinkles (101/2p. with natural gum irregularity) but otherwise a fine unmounted mint example of this well known rarity. See footnote in Concise after S.G. MS1099, EC GBR2198n - circa 4 known, cat. 40,000. Photo.
1245 £320
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.
1246 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queens head) omitted, light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
1248 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 12p., a dramatically misperforated right marginal pair comprising a whole single with design much misplaced se-tenant with a part stamp with Queens head but no value, fine unmounted mint and most unusual. S.G. 1121var. Photo.
1249 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 171/2p. variety silver (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 1124a, cat. 1,500, EC GBR2248a - circa 30 known. Photo.
1250 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 London Landmarks 171/2p. variety silver (Queens head) omitted (a few tiny specks remaining), fine unmounted mint with margin at right, scarce. S.G. 1124a, cat. 1,500, EC GBR2248a - circa 30 known. Photo.
1251 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Famous Authoresses 171/2p. variety imperforate and slate-blue omitted in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1128a, cat. 1,000, EC GBR2256a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
1252 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Sports Centenaries 15p. variety imperforate between stamp and sheet margin at foot, contained in an unmounted mint vertical strip of three, tiny gum wrinkle in margin otherwise fine. S.G. 1136 var, Spec. W466b, EC GBR2272a - circa 30 known. Photo.
1253 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Textiles 191/2p. horizontal strip of five with sheet margin at left, the marginal stamp imperforate on three sides with indents at right, the adjacent pair with indents, fine unmounted mint, a rare imperf. S.G. 1193a var, EC GBR2386a - circa 4 imperf. pairs known. Photo.
1254 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 Information Technology 151/2p. variety imperforate in an unmounted mint vertical pair with margin at right, fine. S.G. 1196a, cat. 575, EC GBR2392a - circa 50 pairs known. Photo.
1255 £1700
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 Christmas 17p. variety imperforate in a vertical pair with margin at foot, top stamp with tiny gum crease just affecting the surface of the Queens head otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare imperf. S.G. 1268a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR2536a - 10 to 15 pairs known. Photo.
1256 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 European Music Year 22p. in a lower right corner traffic light block of twelve (4 x 3), the top right strip of three imperforate at top with indents on the other sides, six further stamps with indents and three normal, the block has been folded vertically between the two right hand columns otherwise a fine unmounted mint multiple. S.G. 1283 var. Photo.
1257 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1985 350 Years of Royal Mail Service 34p., a vertical pair imperforate between horizontally, each stamp with a gum crease affecting the surface and other imperfections, unmounted mint. S.G. 1293a, cat 1,900, EC GBR2586a - circa 20 pairs known. Photo.
1258 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Appearance of Halleys Comet 17p. in a lower left corner block of six (3 x 2) showing part of the cylinder numbers, the corner horizontal pair imperforate between the stamps and the margin at foot with indents on the other sides, gum crease affecting right hand pair otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1312 var, EC GBR2624a, cat. 1,900. Photo.
1259 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Royal Wedding 17p. variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint horizontal pair, scarce. S.G. 1334a, cat. 1,500, EC GBR2668a - circa 45 pairs known. Photo.
1260 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Royal Air Force 22p. in a left margin strip of three with sheet number 125423, the centre stamp with the Queens head omitted, the left stamp with the face value almost completely omitted (faint trace remains), due to a dry print, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1337b, var, cat. 1,200+, EC GBR2674b. Photo.
1262 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Christmas 14p. in a lower right corner traffic light block of six (2 x 3), the lower horizontal pair imperforate between the stamps and margin, with indents the other three sides, the others partly perforated, corner stamp with gum wrinkle and a few split perfs. at top, unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 1414 var. Photo.
1263 £850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1989 Lord Mayors Show 20p. se-tenant strip of five, variety four stamps imperforate with the fifth partly imperf., strip with horizontal crease at top and gum wrinkles, unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 1457ac, cat. 13,000, EC GBR2914c - circa 4 strips known. Photo.
1264 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Stamp World 1990 miniature sheet variety black recess printing shifted 5mm to the left, the recess printing of the middle Seahorses mane encroaching on the 20p. stamp, fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1501var.
1265 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Ordnance Survey 24p. in a top right corner strip of five, the left stamp with variety black (litho) printing double, also a trace of doubling on the second stamp, gum bend on third otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce, Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 1578Ec, EC GBR3156c, cat. 3,200+, circa 15 known. Photo.
1266 £65
Queen Elizabeth II: 1991 Christmas 24p. Questa undenominated essay very similar to the issued design with the background in blue, the Questa logo in place of the Queens head and with a pale silhouette of the Queens head below the logo, ten examples in a marginal block (8 x 2) with six blanks, perf. 15 x 14, on gummed paper without watermark, very fine (unmounted). EC F1426PRa, cat. 350+ (2005).
1267 £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1992 International Events 24p. variety cream (background) omitted, fine used on piece with part (COR)NWALL/..SEP/..92 cancellation, believed to be unique. Brandon certificate (1993). S.G. 1617a, unpriced, EC GBR3234a, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1268 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Troilus and Criseyde (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1859var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1269 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Girls on the Town (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1861var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1270 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Jazz (1st) single variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1862var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1271 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Jazz (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, used on small piece, rare. S.G. 1862var., EC GBR3716a - 4 used singles known, cat. 675. Photo.
1272 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Girls performing a Kathak Dance (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, fine unmounted mint, trivial gum bend. S.G. 1863var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1273 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art Keppel with her Daughter (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1864var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1274 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 Greetings in Art decoration from All the Love Poems of Shakespeare (1st) single, variety silver (Queens head and 1ST) omitted, blunted perf. at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1867var., EC GBR3716a - 8 known mint (4 contained in complete panes). Photo.
1275 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1996 Robert Burns 19p., a complete sheet of 100 with a most curious perforation variety affecting the 6th, 7th and 8th vertical rows due to a jumped comb, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1901var. Photo (detail).
1276 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - The Inventors Tale 20p. variety imperforate, the right hand pair in a horizontal row of five (left stamp folded back) with the adjacent stamp partly imperf. and the others normal, fine unmounted mint, small wrinkle and two light vertical bends where the piece has been folded (not affecting the imperf. pair), very scarce. S.G. 2069a, cat. 4,750+, EC GBR4138a - 7 to 14 pairs known. Photo.
1277 £55
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - The Settlers Tale 43p. imperforate proof pair with gold, chocolate and phosphor omitted, very fine with gum (unmounted). S.G. 2086var (see footnote), cat. 350, EC GBR4172a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
1278 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - The Workers Tale 19p. variety bronze (Queens head and inscription) printed double, used with small part of f.d.i. cancellation, slight imperfections, otherwise fine and very rare, believed to be one of only two known. Clear Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 2088var., EC GBR4176c, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1279 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 Millennium Series - The Christians Tale 19p. in an irregular cylinder block of six with [R.10/3] having gold partially omitted incl. the face value and inscription, [R.10/4] also partly affected, a few light wrinkles, unmounted mint, unusual, Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 2115var. Photo.
1282 | £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 2006 Victoria Cross Anniversary miniature sheet variety imperforate, some gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. MS2665a, unpriced, EC GBR5324a, cat. 9,500. Photo.
1283 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1/2d. to 1 specialised collection written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with GA and PVA gum issues, head types, phosphor screens, shades, screened values, booklet stamps, coil stamps incl. 6d. 250 screen single and a strip of four (ragged perfs. at left), displaced phosphors incl. 4d. vermilion narrow band at right (clear of perfs.) ex Cook book, various broad bands, 6d. wide band at left (trace of very narrow band at right), missing phosphors from a range of sources incl. 1/2d., 7d., 8d. blue, 9d. PVA, 10d., 1s. GA (bend), 1s.9d., other errors incl. 3d. GA imperf. single, the right stamp in a top right corner strip of six, 4d. vermilion PVA centre band imperf. between stamp and top margin, the top stamp in a vertical pair, 5d. imperf. pair ex cylinder 10, 1s.6d. printings with pale blue omitted, 1s.9d. PVA with all over phosphor wash, constant flaws in positional multiples, 2s.6d. to 1 on f.d.cs (2) with scarce Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle c.d.s. cancels, etc. (180 items approx.).
1284 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion centre band, left band and right band, and 5d., all overprinted SPECIMEN with full gum (unmounted), ex 1 Cook booklet, 4d. centre band and 5d. trimmed at foot, the others fine. S.G. Spec. U2s, U14s, U16s, U16As, U17s, cat. 905. Photo.
1285 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion centre band, left band and right band, and 5d., all variety uncoated paper, ex 1 Cook booklet, fine unmounted mint with good perfs. S.G. Spec. U2b, U14b, U16b, U16Ab, U17b, cat. 666. Photo.
1286 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. vermilion variety broad phosphor band in the centre, ex 1 Cook booklet se-tenant pane, fine unmounted mint with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
1287 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue head B variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at foot, from the cylinder 15 printing with screening dots in the stamp margins, fine unmounted mint, with light pencil notes in the margin indicating the position in the sheet from which the pair comes. S.G. Spec. U17a, cat. 250. Photo.
1288 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue head B variety imperf. between stamp and top margin, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U17ab, unpriced. Photo.
1289 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue head B two bands on phosphor coated paper, tiny surface imperfection otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U17c, cat. 325. Photo.
1290 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 8d. bright vermilion variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U20a, cat. 425. Photo.
1291 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A duplicated accumulation in a stockbook incl. booklet and coil stamps, missing phosphors incl. OCP/PVA 4p., broad bands, various short and inset bands, range of recess high value singles and plate blocks, later high values to 5 and 10 incl. Castles, some regionals, also pre-decimals incl. Castles with Bradbury plate blocks, watermarked 2s.6d. with [R. 10/2] re-entry (3, in corner blocks of four), Machins incl. missing phosphors in multiples, etc. (few 100s).
1292 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: A specialised collection of GA and PVA gum Harrison issues written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with papers, shades, value types and settings, phosphor screens, silicone coatings, screened values, booklet and coil stamps, errors and varieties with uncoated papers incl. OCP/PVA 11/2p., JET phosphors, misplaced phosphors with broad bands incl. OCP/PVA 3p. ex panes (bend), wide range of missing phosphors from various sources incl. OCP/GA coil stamps, OCP/PVA 1p. reddish claret in a cylinder 3 no dot block of six, 21/2p. in a cylinder 5 no dot block of six, 21/2p. ex pane DP4 with label attached, 3p. ex panes, 4p., 5p., 6p., 9p. (2, one screened value), FCP/PVA 1/2p. with thin value, 71/2p., 9p., complete booklet panes incl. Wedgwood 3p. pane of twelve with wide bands at left (trace of bands at right, perfs. trimmed at foot), range of stitched panes of four and six incl. perf. types, some with constant flaws, FCP/GA 21/2p. and 3p. centre band in imperf. pairs (each with faint indents vertically at foot), OCP/PVAD 31/2p., etc. (225 items approx.).
1293 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection of Harrison PVAD issues written up in two albums using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with head types, shades, value types and settings, booklet and coil stamps, short, inset and notched phosphor bands, thin and thick papers, glazed papers, errors and varieties with AOPs and phosphor washes, misplaced phosphors incl. 61/2p. narrow band left, broad bands with a range ex 1980 Wedgwood panes incl. 12p. 61/2mm and 91/2mm broad band centre, both short at top, various ex 1982 S.G. panes incl. 3p. bright magenta broad band centre (towards left) se-tenant with 121/2p. missing phosphor, another broad band left (trace of band at right), partial missing phosphors incl. 31/2p. right band omitted (small gum wrinkle), 9p. orange and black left band omitted and right band omitted, 9p. violet right band omitted (3) in a cylinder 16 no dot block with three missing phosphor, 91/2p. left band omitted and right band omitted, complete missing phosphors incl. 2p. PPP printing, 9p. orange and black (2, shades), 121/2p. and 151/2p. with star underprint, 16p., phosphor front and back varieties incl. 151/2p. two bands plus left band only on reverse ex S.G. pane DP58, complete booklet panes incl. 1982 S.G. set of four missing phosphor, 151/2p. pane of nine with broad bands at left, additional phosphor also on two stamps, 50p. Mugdock Castle original contents pair of booklets missing phosphor, PCP1, PCP2 and ACP issues incl. PCP1 1/2p. and 4p. FBO ex coil (both with wax strip), PCP2 4p. ex coil (with wax strip), also some f.d.cs incl. three 1970s sets of new values with Buckingham Palace c.d.ss, etc., a few imperfections but mainly fine. (100s).
1294 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection of Harrison PVAD issues with redrawn numerals, written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with old and new phosphor ink, PCP and ACP issues, shades, booklet and coil stamps, short, inset and notched phosphor bands, translucent papers, screened values, errors and varieties with 17p. grey-blue PCP + two bands (2, one with short bands at top), misplaced phosphors, missing phosphors incl. 4p. ex 50p. pane DP70, 19p. orange-red with imperf. edge at right ex 1 pane DP117 (tiny surface marks at right), phosphor printed front and back incl. 13p. centre band ex Times pane DP78, 13p. left band and 17p. two bands ex Christian Heritage pane DP74, complete booklet panes incl. British Rail 12p. pane of nine with centre bands displaced to the right, another pane missing phosphor, complete booklets incl. 1 Mills 3 missing phosphor, 1.20 National Gallery left margin missing phosphor, 1.90 type 2 plain Window book code N with low OBA, also some f.d.cs, etc. (335 items approx.).
1296 | £700
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection of Harrison/De La Rue issues with security features, written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with shades, papers, gums, yellow and blue fluors, dull and bright fluors, translucent papers, screened values, ATN printings with layflat, tinted and cream gums, inset and short bands, self-adhesive issues to 2011 incl. sheets of 25, coil strips, Prestige booklet panes, cylinder and warrant number blocks, miniature sheets, errors and varieties incl. OFNP/PVAD 19p. bistre with two narrow yellow fluor side bands due to phosphor displacement, another missing phosphor, computer engraved OFNP/PVA 19p. bistre missing phosphor, a few coil strip f.d.cs, etc. (390 items approx.).
1298 £2350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 1/2p. turquoise FCP/GA variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a few small gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X841a, cat. 3,250. Photo.
1299 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 1/2p. turquoise OCP/PVA variety broad phosphor band right of centre, with thick value ex booklet pane DP11, fine unmounted mint with good perfs. Photo.
1300 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 1/2p. turquoise FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, with thick value ex booklet pane DP11A, fine unmounted mint with good perfs. Photo.
1301 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 1/2p. turquoise and 21/2p. pink (2) FCP/PVA in a se-tenant strip of three variety phosphor omitted, ex Wedgwood pane DP19 with part selvedge attached, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1303 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 1p. crimson ACP/PVAD head B2 variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, with the higher set value ex cylinder 14, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X925a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1304 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 2p. deep green FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex booklet pane DP11A, fine unmounted mint with good perfs. Photo.
1305 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 2p. green two bands, 10p. light orange centre band and 12p. yellow-green two bands FCP/PVAD, all with variety phosphor printed on front and back, ex 1980 Wedgwood panes, the 12p. with weak bands on the back, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1306 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 2p. green FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, with a single indent at foot between the stamps and at each side, small light gum bend at right otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare imperf. Photo.
1307 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 3p. ultramarine centre band FCP/GA block of four with sheet margin at right, the right vertical pair variety imperforate horizontally (with one perf. hole on each side), small adhesion on reverse of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X856c, cat. 275. Photo.
1309 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 3p. bluish ultramarine centre band FCP/GA variety narrow band at left, the 6mm shift ex cylinder 8, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at left. Photo.
1310 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 31/2p. olive-grey two bands FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, tiny surface spot between the stamps otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X858a, cat. 575. Photo.
1312 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 61/2p. greenish blue centre band FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, the scarcer head type B2, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1313 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 7p. purple-brown centre band FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair from the top right corner of the sheet, the very scarce head type B1 ex cylinder 8, tiny portion of gum missing in lower left corner otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1318 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X885a, cat. 180. Photo.
1319 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 10p. orange-brown centre band FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, tiny gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X888a, cat. 350. Photo.
1320 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 111/2p. drab FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, small gum wrinkle and a little surface scratching otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X893a, cat. 325. Photo.
1321 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 12p. yellowish green pair with margin at top, one with left phosphor band printed on reverse, the other with right band, due to a single band up the central perfs., each with normal two bands on the front, ex 1980 Wedgwood pane DP40, right stamp with small surface scratch otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1324 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 15p. bright blue FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a lower right corner horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X905a, cat. 600. Photo.
1328 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 19p. bistre centre band (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA computer engraved, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U263C var. Photo.
1330 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 22p. blue PCP1/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X962a, cat. 300. Photo.
1331 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 24p. chestnut ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a couple of small light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. X969a, cat. 275. Photo.
1332 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 26p. red-brown two bands (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA computer engraved, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair ex cylinder 13, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1685a, cat. 600. Photo.
1333 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 35p. sepia two bands (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA layflat, De La Rue computer engraved, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair ex cylinder D1, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1694a, cat. 325. Photo.
1335 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 39p. grey two bands (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA layflat, De La Rue computer engraved, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair ex cylinder D1, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1703a, cat. 325. Photo.
1336 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 43p. emerald two bands (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA layflat, De La Rue computer engraved, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at foot ex cylinder D1, gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1712a, cat. 300. Photo.
1337 £1550
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 50p. ochre ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. X991ab, cat. 2,400. Photo.
1338 | £920
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with Enschede, Waddington, Questa, Walsall and Cartor issues, incl. short and inset bands, yellow and blue fluors, shades incl. Questa 18p. blackish olive ex FT pane DP107, Enschede dull and bright fluors, 2mm and 4mm varnish bands, gum variations, Questa ellipse types, Walsall cream and white gums, gravure issues incl. Questa additional band varieties, self-adhesives, Presige booklet panes, a few booklets, misplaced phosphors incl. 25p. salmon-pink Walsall litho with broad (split) band right ex 1pane DP205, 26p. red-brown Questa litho broad band right ex panes, missing phosphors incl. 8p. rosine Enschede photo, 14p. deep blue imperf. edge left (light bend) and 19p. orange-red imperf. edge right Walsall litho ex 1 pane DP125, 17p. deep blue Questa litho ex Agatha Christie panes, 20p. bright green Questa litho ex panes, also a few f.d.cs, etc. (495 items approx.)
1339 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 1p. crimson Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex 1 pane DP243A with label attached, fine unmounted mint and scarce. Photo.
1340 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 18p. bright green Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Beatrix Potter booklet pane DP199, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1341 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 19p. orange-red Walsall litho FCP/PVA with imperf. edge at left, variety phosphor omitted, ex 1 pane DP125, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1343 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Harrison Denominated Issues: 20p. bright green centre band (blue fluor) OFNP/PVA acid etched, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, small light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U272a. Photo.
1344 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 33p. light emerald Questa litho FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Wales booklet pane DP181, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1345 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 33p. light emerald Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Beatrix Potter booklet pane DP199, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1346 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 38p. rosine Enschede gravure two bands (yellow fluor) OFNP/PVA, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1700a, cat. 350. Photo.
1347 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 39p. bright mauve Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Beatrix Potter booklet pane DP199, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1348 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 63p. light emerald Walsall litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex 2.52 booklet pane DP242, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1349 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Harrison Denominated Issues: 75p. black Questa litho FCP/PVAD variety imperforate betweem stamp and right margin, in a lower right corner horizontal pair with normal showing plate number Q10, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UG130a, cat. 425. Photo.
1350 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection of gummed NVI issues written up in two albums using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with pre-security and security perforated issues from the various printers, incl. translucent papers, wide range of short, inset and notched bands, shades, fluor variations incl. Enschede litho 1st orange-red with bright turqoise fluor, cream and white gums, ellipse types, gravure issues with additional bands, misplaced phosphors incl. Walsall litho 1st orange-red OFNP/PVA yellow fluor cream gum with broad (split) band at right, another with single 4mm band towards right, Questa litho 2nd bright blue OFNP/PVA yellow fluor white gum with band displaced to left ex pane DP194A, missing phosphors incl. Walsall litho 1st orange-red OFNP/PVA with white gum, Questa litho 2nd bright blue OFNP/PVA (2) with both cream and white gum, Prestige booklet panes, coil strips, End of the War miniature sheets, complete booklets incl. type 5S(3) Questa 10 x 2nd with plate numbers Q18 Q18 pQ2, type 9 Walsall 4 x 1st with blue fluor bands not inset with plate numbers W34 W42 W45, Greetings Card miniature sheets incl. inset bands, Questa unbranded with mixed ellipse types, Enschede with bright turqoise fluor, also a few f.d.cs, etc. (385 items approx.).
1351 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: A comprehensive specialised collection of self-adhesive NVI issues written up in two albums using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with issues from the various printers with shades, snowy printings, wide range of short and inset bands, fluor variations incl. scarce Enschede horizontal format 2nd with bright violet tint, interrupted bands with Walsall 1st gold 9mm bands interrupted at top, another at bottom, 91/2mm bands interrupted at top, E interrupted at bottom, Walsall 1st and 2nd with dagger perfs., Walsall 2nd with bright blue omitted, two examples one with two narrow bands, the other with band at right only, improved security issues to 2012 Jubilee incl. range of hidden security code letters and date codes, security slit types, fluor variations, short and inset bands, short and inset iridescent overprint varieties, some complete booklets, business sheet top panels, coil strips, etc. (333 items approx.).
1353 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 2nd bright blue Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Beatrix Potter se-tenant booklet pane DP199, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1354 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 1st orange-red Walsall litho OFNP/PVA yellow fluor, variety solid broad phosphor band at right, clear of perfs., ex pane DP195A from Stampers booklets, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1355 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 1st orange-red Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, with thick value ex label pane DP219 with part label attached, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1356 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 1st orange-red Walsall gravure OFNP/PVA with comb perfs., variety left phosphor band omitted, ex pane DP252 in pair with normal two band stamp, fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1357 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 1st orange-red Walsall self-adhesive, litho horizontal format, variety phosphor omitted, fine. Photo.
1358 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: No Value Indicated Issues: 1st orange-red Questa self-adhesive, a pane of 24 (8 x 3) from the second type business sheet, variety perforation shift on all stamps 4mm to the right bisecting the values, fine.
1359 | £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Standard Machins: A comprehensive specialised collection of non-standard Machins and other decimal definitives written up in two albums using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, gummed and self-adhesive issues from the various printers with singles, miniature sheets, some complete booklets, Prestige booklet panes, with Double Heads incl. screened values, Questa 20p. on normal bright ACP/PVA paper ex pane DP151, Wilding design issues with short and inset bands incl. in complete miniature sheets, additional bands, large format NVIs from Prestige panes, Millennium Machins incl. short and inset bands, Questa 1st with left band omitted, another with right band omitted, extensive Universal Airmail self-adhesive Machins incl. short and inset bands, bright and dull fluors, shades, snowy printings, interrupted bands, Pricing in Proportion Machins with fluor variations, short and inset bands, business sheet top panels, Walsall self-adhesive 1st phosphor omitted, 2nd and 1st Large issues with improved security features with various source code letters and date codes, short and inset iridescent overprint varieties, also postage dues with sets to 5, FCP/PVA 10p., etc. (420 items approx.).
1363 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Non-Standard Machins: Pricing in Proportion 2nd bright blue Walsall self-adhesive, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, ex business sheet, fine. S.G. 2654a, cat. 250. Photo.
1364 | £1300
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: A specialised collection of Machin and other high value decimal definitives in an album incl. 1970-72 P.O. paper 20p. on glazed paper, 50p. uncoated paper, 10p. to 50p. on f.d.c. with scarce Windsor Castle c.d.s., 1977-87 issue with shades, set of traffic light gutter pairs, many Castles incl. 1988 set in cross-gutter blocks, the 1.50 bright reddish purple with pink toned paper, 2 light bright blue shade, 2 glazed low OBA paper, 1992 set in cross-gutter blocks, white and cream papers, 1994 re-engraved with PVAD and PVA gums, cream and white papers, translucent papers, 2 bright blue shades, 3 horizontal gutter pair with perfs. shifted 9mm to right, 1997 Enschede set, 1993 Britannia 10 (3) incl. fluorescent ten pounds, another with reduced fluor in shield, small format recess high value Machins with Enschede shades, set in plate blocks of six incl. 3 1 no dot with scarce box 8, De La Rue shades and fluor variations, De La Rue ATN gravure printings with shades, short and inset bands, 2 with missing symbol in a cylinder strip of three, De La Rue self-adhesive shades and short bands, Special Delivery stamps, etc. (158 items approx.).
1365 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1997 Enschede 2 Castle variety gold (Queens head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at foot, scarce. S.G. 1994a, cat. 800. Photo.
1366 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003 De La Rue 2 deep blue-green cylinder D1D1pD1 no dot block of six with [R. 18/1] missing in value, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1367 £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: Se-tenant pane DP43 from the 1980 3 Wedgwood booklet, variety phosphor shifted downwards and to the right (slightly diagonally), results in the 2p. with 91/2mm broad band at left, the top centre 10p. with 91/2mm broad band at left (short at top), the top right 10p. with 4mm inset band at right (short at top), the other two with two bands (one with left band short at top), three 12p. with 61/2mm broad bands at left (one short at top), and the fourth with 91/2mm broad band at left, tiny crease in margin at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint and rare, possibly unique. Ex Peak. Photo.
1368 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 6 x 151/2p. pane DP55 from the 1982 4 S.G. booklet, variety phosphor bands printed on both front and back, light pencil note on reverse of selvedge otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
1369 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 6 x 121/2p. Maundy Money pane DP64 from the 1983 4 Royal Mint booklet, variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1370 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. Orchids 1 Dendrobium variety phosphor omitted, with cylinder numbers B27 B6 B8 at foot, fine with good perfs. Photo.
1371 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. Aeroplanes 1 Armstrong Whitworth plain booklet variety phosphor omitted, perfs. trimmed at right, scarce. Photo.
1372 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.43 Postal History 7 Postmark History left margin plain booklet, variety partial missing phosphor resulting in the the two 151/2p. and the two 121/2p. at right completely missing phosphor, slight trimming at top, very scarce. Photo.
1373 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: Type 7(6) Thorntons Walsall 10 x 1st window booklet with W39 W27 W34 plate numbers, fine, scarce printing. Photo.
1375 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: Type 9 Walsall yellow fluor 4 x 1st window booklet with W23 W32 W32 plate numbers, fine, very scarce printing. Photo.
1376 | £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A specialised collection of self-adhesive booklets (300 approx.) in six binders, editions to 2012 Jubilee and Olympic books, with plain and cylinder examples, short and inset bands, dull and bright fluors, snowy printings, incl. commemorative/Machin books, overseas rate Worldwide, Postcard and Europe books, Christmas books, type SA1(1) 20 x 1st with double phosphor bands, scarce cylinder editions incl. type SA3(2) Submarines Q1s, type SA5(3) Smilers Hello 6 x 1st W2 pW2, a few duplicates, also 1984 Christmas folded books (20) incl. range of cylinder editions, etc.
1377 | £1350
Regionals: A comprehensive specialised collection of Machin design regionals written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with Harrison photo issues incl. FCP/PVA printings, OBA variations, phosphor washes, Wales OCP/PVA 5p. with bands both front and back, misplaced phosphors incl. Northern Ireland 61/2p. with narrow band at left, Wales OCP/PVA 5p. broad band left, partial missing phosphors incl. Scotland 11p. left band omitted and right band omitted, missing phosphors incl. Northern Ireland OCP/PVA 3p. and 71/2p., FCP/PVAD 8p., Scotland OCP/PVA 3p., FCP/PVAD 31/2p., Wales OCP/PVA 71/2p., FCP/PVA 5p., FCP/PVAD 51/2p., litho issues with perf., emblem and paper changes, Scotland 111/2p. with imperforate right margin, security perforated issues with litho and gravure printings, yellow and blue fluors, cream and white gums, short and inset bands, ellipse variations incl. Northern Ireland Questa litho 37p. and 63p. with rounded ellipses, Wales Questa litho yellow fluor 25p. with straight sided ellipses, Wales Questa litho 63p. with rounded ellipses in a vertical pair with normal straight sided example, Northern Ireland Questa litho 26p. red-brown with phosphor bands printed twice, another with second impression short at top, a few f.d.cs, etc. (534 items approx.).
1378 | £480
Regionals: A comprehensive specialised collection of Country Emblem regionals written up in an album using Connoisseur catalogue numbers, with full bleed issues incl. fluor and gum variations, short and inset bands, Northern Ireland Walsall litho 2nd centre band + AOP, Northern Ireland Walsall litho 1st phosphor omitted, white border issues to 2011 incl. self-adhesives, shades, fluorescence variations, short and inset bands, additional narrow bands, Northern Ireland De La Rue litho 1st with a 7mm upward shift of the phosphor bands (with sheet margin at foot), a number of miniature sheets and Prestige booklet panes, Wilding design decimal regionals, etc. (350 items approx.).
1379 £75
Regionals: Isle of Man: 5p. reddish violet Harrison photo OCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1381 £140
Regionals: England: 2nd slate-green and silver Emblem full bleed issue, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. EN1a, unpriced. Photo.
1382 £120
Regionals: England: 1st lake-brown and silver Emblem white border issue, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, a couple of small light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. EN7a, cat. 225. Photo.
1383 £200
Regionals: Scotland: 15p. bright blue centre band Questa litho FCP/PVA in a top left corner block of six (3 x 2), the central vertical pair variety imperforate on three sides, ex plate Q6Q6, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1387 £80
Postage Dues: 1982 2p. bright blue variety on phosphorised (advanced coated) paper, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. Z90. Photo.
1388 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1969 Stamps for Cooks, a collection on leaves and loose with complete stitched booklets (19), one with 4d. Stuffed Cucumber pane missing phosphor on the first column, the other columns with bands left of centre (trimmed at foot), stapled multivalue pane in a booklet without the other panes, stapled 5d. pane uncoated paper (trimmed at foot), stitched multivalue pane with additional phosphor on the first 1d. and 5d. columns, range of pairs, strips and blocks with the various se-tenant combinations from the multivalue pane (mounted), set of four stitched panes on f.d.cs with Thames Ditton handstamps, etc., mixed perfs. (64 items).
1389 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1969 Stamps for Cooks, a complete stapled booklet, perfs. slightly trimmed at foot on multivalue pane, the other panes with good perfs., scarce.
1390 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1969 Stamps for Cooks, a complete stapled booklet with the 5d. pane on uncoated paper, mixed perfs., the variety pane trimmed at top, scarce.
1392 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1969 Stamps for Cooks, a complete stitched booklet with the se-tenant pane variety phosphor omitted, mixed perfs., the variety pane only slightly trimmed at foot, scarce.
1393 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1969 Stamps for Cooks, a complete stitched booklet with the se-tenant pane having broad phosphor bands at left on the last four columns, the first column missing phosphor, mixed perfs., the variety pane trimmed at top but very scarce.
1394 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1972 The Story of Wedgwood, a collection on leaves incl. publicity booklet without stamps, complete books (6) incl. three with the fourth pane DP20A ex cylinder B22, each from different positions in the primary sheet, one with a flaw, loose panes incl. 3p. x 12 DP17 phosphor omitted, another with broad bands at left, two others with wide and narrow bands, 21/2p. x 6/3p. x 6 DP18 with top right 3p. having an interrupted right band, 1/2p. left band panes DP20A (2), one with a large flaw on 1/2p. left band, set of four complete panes on f.d.cs with Barlaston cancels, packaging labels, etc., mixed perfs.
1397 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1972 The Story of Wedgwood, a complete booklet with the 21/2p./3p. pane DP18 variety phosphor omitted, mixed perfs., the variety pane trimmed at foot and one 3p. with small surface imperfection, scarce.
1399 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1972 The Story of Wedgwood, 21/2p./3p. pane DP18 with the phosphor bands displaced to the right, resulting in the first column with narrow band at right, the second column missing phosphor, and columns three and four having broad almost central bands, trimmed at top otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1400 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1972 The Story of Wedgwood, a complete booklet with the 1/2p./21/2p. pane DP19 variety phosphor omitted, mixed perfs., the variety pane slightly trimmed at top, rare.
1404 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1980 The Story of Wedgwood, a complete booklet with the 10p. pane DP41 variety phosphor printed on both sides, those on the gummed side patchy, fine and very scarce.
1408 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1980 The Story of Wedgwood, 2p. pane DP42 variety phosphor printed on both sides, selvedge with corner bend otherwise fine, very scarce. Photo.
1411 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1980 The Story of Wedgwood, a complete booklet with the 2p. pane DP42 variety red (booklet value and inscription) omitted from the selvedge, fine and rare.
1414 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1982 Story of Stanley Gibbons, the set of four panes missing phosphor, each in complete booklets, fine.
1418 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1982 Story of Stanley Gibbons, a complete booklet with the multivalue pane DP57 with phosphor shifted to the right, resulting in the left column missing phosphor, the top right 121/2p. with narrow band at right, the remaining stamps with broad bands at left, fine.
1419 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1982 Story of Stanley Gibbons, the multivalue pane DP57 with phosphor shifted to the right, resulting in the left column missing phosphor, the top right 121/2p. with narrow band at right, the remaining stamps with broad bands at left, fine. Photo.
1420 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1982 Story of Stanley Gibbons, a complete booklet with the 151/2p. pane of nine DP58 having additional phosphor, the right hand column with full all-over phosphor, the middle column partially so, fine, unusual.
1421 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1983 Story of the Royal Mint, a complete booklet with the Royal Mint and America 121/2p. pane DP63 variety phosphor omitted, fine.
1422 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1983 Story of the Royal Mint, a complete booklet with the Royal Mint and America 121/2p. pane DP63 variety phosphor omitted, the much scarcer pane with higher set values ex cylinder B34, fine.
1425 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1984 The Story of our Christian Heritage, 13p. pane DP73 variety phosphor omitted, fine. Photo.
1426 | £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1984 The Story of our Christian Heritage, a complete booklet with the 13p. pane DP75 variety phosphor omitted, fine.
1427 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1984 The Story of our Christian Heritage, a complete booklet with the 13p. pane DP75 with misplaced phosphor resulting in the first column missing phosphor, the second column with broad centre bands, the front cover with the AUSIPEX overprint, fine and scarce.
1430 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1985 The Story of The Times, a complete booklet with the 13p. pane DP78 variety phosphor printed on both sides, fine and very scarce.
1431 | £920
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1985 The Story of The Times, a complete booklet with the multivalue pane DP79 variety phosphor omitted, one 13p. with small gum bend otherwise fine, rare.
1432 £950
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1985 The Story of The Times, the multivalue pane DP79 variety phosphor omitted, small gum wrinkle in selvedge otherwise fine, rare. Photo.
1433 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1985 The Story of The Times, the multivalue pane DP79 with an extra portion at top left due to a paper fold, the portion showing most of the cylinder number box B8/B15/B2/(B12), small adhesion at top of selvedge, a fine unique item, the only example of cylinder numbers appearing on an early Prestige booklet pane. Photo.
1435 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1986 The Story of British Rail, two complete booklets with the 12p. panes DP87 variety phosphor omitted, the books of slightly different sizes due to the way the binding tape has been affixed, fine.
1437 | £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1986 The Story of British Rail, a complete booklet with the 12p. pane DP87 variety narrow phosphor bands at right, fine.
1439 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1986 The Story of British Rail, a complete booklet with the multivalue pane DP88 variety phosphor omitted, fine and very scarce.
1442 £920
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1986 The Story of British Rail, the multivalue pane DP88 variety phosphor printed on both sides, fine and very rare. Photo.
1445 | £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1989 The Scots Connection, a complete booklet with the multivalue pane DP123 variety completely imperforate, fine and rare.
1446 £1100
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1989 The Scots Connection, the multivalue pane DP123 variety completely imperforate, fine and rare. Photo.
1447 | £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1989 The Scots Connection, a complete booklet with the multivalue pane DP123 variety imperforate to the top row and half the middle row, the lower row normally perforated, fine and rare, only four recorded.
1448 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1989 The Scots Connection, the multivalue pane DP123 variety imperforate to the top row and half the middle row, the lower row normally perforated, fine and rare, only four recorded. Photo.
1453 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1992 Wales, a collection on leaves with complete booklets (6), mainly with varieties with unstitched, back cover inverted, double back cover, second interleaf omitted, fourth interleaf inverted, loose panes, f.d.cs, etc.
1462 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1999 World Changers, the multivalue pane DP296 with a large perforation shift to the left leaving the right column imperforate and the middle column almost completely so, also with a phosphor shift to the right and the right column rouletted through, the pane with torn edges on three sides and larger than issued, probably printers waste. Photo.
1463 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1999 World Changers, the multivalue pane DP296 (without selvedge) with a large perforation shift to the left leaving the right column imperforate and the middle column almost completely so, also with a phosphor shift to the right and the right column rouletted through, probably printers waste. Photo.
1464 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2000 Queen Mother, a complete booklet with an additional third pane DP317, fine.
1465 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2000 Queen Mother, two complete booklets, one with an additional last pane DP318, the other with the pane DP318 omitted, fine.
1468 £900
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2002 Across the Universe, a trial booklet pane in a different layout to the issued multivalue pane DP337, consisting of six 1st in silver and two E in a darker blue than normal, the central label also in different colours, with phosphor bands and full gum, most of the perfs. blind, a fine and very rare item. Photo.
1469 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2002 Across the Universe, a complete booklet with an additional last pane DP338, fine.
1473 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2004 Letters by Night, a complete booklet with the second pane DP348 inverted and slightly misguillotined, fine.
1474 £8500
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2006 Victoria Cross, a complete booklet with the 1st Cornwell + 64p. Chavasse + 72p. Upham second pane of three DP368 variety bronze (Queens heads and denominations) and phosphor omitted, fine and rare. Photo.
1477 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2007 Army Uniforms, a complete booklet with an additional third pane DP381 along with an extra fifth interleaf, fine.
1478 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2008 James Bond, a complete booklet with the third pane DP385 variety phosphor omitted, fine and rare.
1479 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2008 James Bond, the third pane DP385 variety phosphor omitted, fine and rare. Photo.
1481 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 2008 R.A.F. Uniforms, a complete booklet with an additional second pane DP388, fine.
1486 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A specialised mint collection in an album with different gums, head types, screened values, phosphor screens incl. some screen joins, dull and bright fluors, coil and booklet stamps, shades, some missing phosphors, booklet panes, selection of booklets to 1 (also a few Wilding), etc., varied condition, majority unmounted. (220 items approx.).
1487 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A collection of single value coil strips of five incl. 4d. sepia GA vertical, 1d. vertical with translucent paper, 3d. centre band PVA horizontal, 4d. vermilion head A horizontal, 6d. vertical both 150 and scarce 250 phosphor screen, etc., 6d. 250 screen with ragged perfs. at left otherwise mainly fine. (24 strips).
1488 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 3d. violet centre band GA head A, a left margin block of four showing a double strike of the perforator comb, leaving the left hand vertical pair bisected vertically and double perfs. between, fine unmounted mint, unusual. Photo.
1489 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 4d. bright vermilion right band variety uncoated paper, ex Cook book se-tenant pane, fine unmounted mint with good perfs. S.G. Spec. U16Ab, cat. 275. Photo.
1490 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 2s. to 10s. collection in a binder incl. 2s. editions with broad band panes, Sept. 1968 and Oct. 1970 each with missing phosphor advert panes, 6s. Jan. 1968 (3, each with one pane missing phosphor), various others to 10s. with missing phosphor panes, 6s. Mar. 1969 with first two panes gum arabic, another with first pane gum arabic, etc., mixed perfs. (101).
1491 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: 1d./4d./5d. se-tenant and 4d. vermilion Stuffed Cucumber stitched booklet panes of fifteen from the 1 Cook booklet, variety phosphor omitted, the first trimmed at top, the other at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. UB2ac, UB16ac, cat. 260.
1493 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A comprehensive specialised collection of singles in four albums with different papers and gums, phosphor screens, value types and settings, print directions, screened values, shades, PCP1 and PCP2 variations, thin papers, booklet and coil stamps, missing phosphors incl. OCP/PVA 5p., 6p., mispaced phosphors with broad bands, FCP/GA 3p. ultramarine with narrow band at left, high value sets to 5, De La Rue 2 with missing sign in a cylinder strip of three, quantity of NVI issues incl. short and inset bands, self-adhesives incl. shades, short and inset bands, Europe and Worldwide issues with shades, snowy prints, PiP issues, Walsall 1st gold vertical pair with interrupted bands on lower stamp, enhanced security feature issues, regionals incl. emblem issues, also some coil leaders and booklet panes (some used) incl. perf. types on stitched panes, etc. (many 100s).
1495 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint collection of approximately 800 pre-elliptical perf. Machin singles neatly arranged in a binder, identified by Cyril Jonas listing (copy included), with different papers and gums, sheet, booklet and coil stamps, incl. 3p. OGP/GA and FCP/GA ex coils, 1p. and 11/2p. with 250 phosphor screen, 1p. FCP/PVAD right band old phosphor, 21/2p. FBO, 121/2p. two band error, etc.
1496 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A duplicated accumulation in two stockbooks with singles and multiples, values to 5, regionals, coil strips, cylinder blocks to 5, etc. (100s).
1499 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1974 octagonal Machins printed by H.M.S.O., a selection of unused self-adhesive issues, values to 5p., incl. se-tenant pairs, 2p. and 21/2p. sheets of 12, etc. (40 items).
1500 £5000
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2003(c.) De La Rue colour choice trial card (210 x 297mm), with 25p. denominated non-phosphor regularly (non-elliptical) perforated Machins affixed, in twenty different colours labelled A to T, each colour with two examples, the right hand stamps overprinted with Iriodin ink, fine and most unusual. R.P.S. certificate (2012). Photo.
1504 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1/2p. turquoise-blue PCP2/PVAD variety imperforate in a block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X924a, cat. 280. Photo.
1505 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2p. deep green FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex booklet pane DP11A with selvedge at top (folded), fine unmounted mint with good perfs., also 1/2p. turquoise FCP/PVA unmounted mint with a wide band at right, with thin closer set value ex Wedgwood panes. Photo.
1506 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 51/2p. violet centre band FCP/PVAD variety uncoated paper, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1507 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 6p. light emerald FCP/PVAD variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1508 £65
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 71/2p. pale chestnut FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1511 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 12p. emerald left band FCP/PVAD variety phosphor printed on both front and back, ex British Rail pane DP88 with selvedge at foot (folded), fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1512 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 14p. deep blue centre band FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a right margin block of four, some creasing especially on lower pair (surface fault and tear in margin), unmounted mint. S.G. X903a, cat. 950. Photo.
1514 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 17p. grey-blue ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a left margin block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X952a, cat. 800. Photo.
1515 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 18p. deep olive-grey variety imperforate in a top margin block of four, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. X955a, cat. 300. Photo.
1520 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 26p. red-brown Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety one 4.5mm band right of centre and band at left (7.5mm gap), ex 1 booklet pane DP243A, with 20p. attached showing single band towards left, fine unmounted mint with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
1521 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 26p. red-brown Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety broad phosphor band at right due to a phosphor shift, three examples, first with complete band, second with band notched at top right, and third with band notched at top left plus additional short band at top left of stamp, ex 2 pane DP244A, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1522 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 26p. red-brown Questa litho OFNP/PVA variety 4.5mm centre band due to a phosphor shift, ex 1 and 2 panes, fine unmounted mint, scarce, also 41p. drab Walsall litho OFNP/PVA unmounted mint with a 4mm yellow fluor band towards the right due to a phosphor shift, with a trace of the left band on the perfs. only, ex 1.64 booklet pane DP209A. Photo.
1524 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Questa litho FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Wales se-tenant booklet pane DP181 with label attached (folded), fine unmounted mint, rare. Photo.
1526 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Walsall gravure self-adhesive variety imperforate, two horizontal pairs, one with 51/2mm spacing between the stamps, the other with 41/2mm spacing, ex the first two types of Walsall business sheets, fine. Photo.
1527 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Walsall gravure self-adhesive, variety imperforate in a vertical pair ex books of twelve, fine. Photo.
1529 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Walsall Pricing in Proportion self-adhesive, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, ex business sheet, fine. Photo.
1531 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st orange-red Walsall gravure OFNP/PVA with rotary perfs., variety phosphor omitted, ex pane DP252, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1532 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st orange-red Walsall gravure OFNP/PVA with comb perfs., variety phosphor omitted, ex pane DP252, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1536 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of decimal booklets in a small box with folded booklets, Window, Barcode, Greetings and Christmas, majority sorted by issue into small envelopes, also a large quantity of empty booklets in a box. (100s).
1538 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in four albums with counter books to 1.90, red cover 1 and 2 editions, quantity of window books with NVI books of four and ten, denominated books of four, some with cylinder numbers, a few loose label panes, etc. (260 approx.)
1539 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of scarcer folded booklets with 50p. Pillar Box (2, one cylinder) and 50p. Gilbert and Sullivan 3 (cylinder) all missing phosphor, 70p. Walling left margin, 1.20 Write Now right margin miscut (straight edge top), 1.25 Trains 2 corrected rates with left margin (3, cylinders) and right margin (2, plain and cylinder), 1.30 Trams 3 left margin cylinder B7pB62 (2, straight edges at top), 1.55 Cosumes 4 left margin and Costumes 6 right margin both PCP2, 1.60 Birthday Box corrected rates right margin cylinder B3, 1.70 Fan Letters right margin cylinder B20, 1.80 Jolly Postman right margin miscut (2, each with straight edge), also 1982 S.G. 6 x 151/2p. pane DP55 with broad bands, mixed perfs. but some good. (19 items).
1541 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1996 (Jan.) 1 Questa litho with 4 x 25p. DP233 pane, variety rounded ellipse between stamps 1 and 2, due to the wrong type of elliptical pin being replaced during the perforation process, fine with good perfs., unusual. Photo.
1543 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1997 (Feb.) corrected rates Questa litho 1 and 2 pair of plain booklets, both variety phosphor omitted, the 1 book with the rare 1p. value (S.G. Y1743Ey, cat. 500), each with good perfs. S.G. Y1743lEy, Y1751lEy, cat. 1,400. Photo.
1544 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1997 (Feb.) corrected rates Questa litho 1 and 2 pair of plain booklets, both variety phosphor omitted, the 1 book with the rare 1p. value (S.G. Y1743Ey, cat. 500), each with slight trimming at foot. S.G. Y1743lEy, Y1751lEy, cat. 1,400.
1545 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1997 (Feb.) corrected rates Questa litho 1 book with 2 x 1p., 20p. and 3 x 26p. DP243 pane, variety phosphor shifted to the left resulting in the 20p. having two bands and the others wide bands at right, two examples, one plain, the other with cylinder Q5s, fine with good perfs. Photo.
1546 £4800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 2008 Regionals Prestige booklet, the Northern Ireland third pane DP393 with a dry print of black and deep claret, results in two of the Patchwork Field stamps having the black totally omitted (S.G. N195a) and the third partially so, and the 1st deep claret lower left stamp being 75% blank, a fine and spectacular error, believed to be unique. Photo.
1547 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. window booklet with error of contents having a 4 x 14p. pane affixed, the back cover cut slightly obliquely, fine and rare, few known. Photo.
1548 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 4 specialised collection of NVI books in a Safe album with plain and cylinder examples, Harrison translucent papers, Walsall blind at base and bar books incl. 4 x 1st W2W4 + bar, right band clear of edge varieties in 4 x 1st books, Questa with perf. types, 10 x 1st with no gum, etc., also Walsall 4 x 29p. incl. blind at base and bar books. (60).
1549 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 specialised collection of NVI books in a Safe album with plain and cylinder examples, Walsall incl. blind at base and bar books, 4 x 1st and 10 x 1st ACP and low OBA books, 4 x 1st books with broken plate numbers, perf. 13 errors, 10 x 2nd incl. W2W1W2 + bar, 10 x 1st incl. low OBA W3W3W3 + bar, W5W5W4 blind at base, etc., also 4 x 31p. books incl. low and high crown settings on covers, etc. (127).
1553 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: Types SA3(1) to SA3(16) collection of NVI self adhesive booklets containing Machins and special issues in a Safe album, with plain and cylinder examples, inset bands, SA3(4) Flags and Ensigns plain book with 2mm upward mis-perforation, etc. (36).
1554 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: Type SA4 specialised collection of self-adhesive Universal overseas rate booklets with Europe, Worldwide and Postcard issues, many varieties incl. shades, dull and bright fluors, short phosphor bands, inset bands, snowy prints, 4 x Worldwide Postcard with interrupted bands on top two stamps and short bands at bottom on lower two stamps, a few with cylinder numbers, etc. (56 books).
1555 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: Types SA5(1) to SA5(17) specialised collection of 6 x 1st NVI label and promotional self adhesive booklets in a Safe album, with plain and cylinder examples, short bands, snowy printings, shades, type SA5(3) Smilers Hello cylinder W2 pW2, type SA5(14) plain with phosphor cylinder pW2 only, cylinder W5 p-, etc. (45).
1556 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: A collection of Smiler sheets to 2011 in five albums, with 2000 to 2010 issues complete incl. scarce 2001 Consignia pair, also 2003 to 2010 Stampex sheets, mainly fine. (90).
1557 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Stamps: An unused collection of the 2008 Machin design issue incl. original type face strips of five of each value, se-tenant strips of five (2, one with Up to 10g omitted on Worldwide stamp), smaller typeface se-tenant strips of five (2, one with Up to 10g in larger typeface on Worldwide stamp), short and inset band varieties, 2009 pack, etc. S.G. FS1-FS5. (58 + pack).
1558 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Stamps: An unused collection of the 2010-11 Birds issue incl. 2010 first series set of 30 in six strips of five, 2011 (Jan.) second series Chaffinch design Worldwide with Up to 10g in large typeface, packs of the four series, etc. S.G. FS6(41 + 4 packs).
1559 £120
Regionals: Scotland: 5d. Royal blue in a lower right corner block of 12 (2 x 6) showing phosphor Ph1 in the margin at row 17, from later printings from cylinder 3, fine unmounted mint and scarce. S.G. Spec. XS15, unpriced, see footnote. Photo.
1560 | £170
Regionals: Scotland: 121/2p. light emerald Waddington litho FCP/PVA in plate 5A4B p2B/2A no dot and dot top right corner blocks of ten, two examples of each, and 14p. grey-blue Waddington litho PCP/PVAD in plate 4A3B no dot and dot top right corner blocks of ten, the 14p. no dot block lightly folded through perfs. between columns 8 and 9 otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printings. S.G. Spec. XSL4, XSL9, cat. 530.
1562 £100
Regionals: Wales: 197193 21/2p. bright magenta centre band FCP/GA, unmounted mint horizontal pair completely imperforate, vertical line in gum at left, otherwise fine. S.G. W13Ega. Photo.
1563 | £400
Postage Dues: 191494 a mainly mint selection on leaves, incl. 191423, 192431, 193637, 193738 sets, 195455, 1955-57 sets, etc., mixed condition. (112)
1564 | £420
Postage Dues: A collection on leaves with basic sets complete mint 1914 to 1982 (less 1924-31 5d.), with a few shades, etc., varied condition with occasional tone spot, some unmounted. (105).
1565 | £320
Postage Dues: A mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1936-37, 1954-55, 1955-57 sets mint, etc. (few 100s)
1566 | £420
Postage Dues: A collection on leaves with basic sets complete mint or used 1914 to 1970, mainly mint (mounted) incl. 1914-22 set with shades, 1924-31 11/2d., 3d. printed on the gummed side, 5d., 1936-37 5d. (2, shades), 1s., 2s.6d., 1937-38 set plus additional values to 4d., 1s., 2s.6d., all mint thereafter, etc., mainly fine. (100).
1567 £220
Postage Dues: 1914-23 1/2d. to 1s. set, all overprinted SPECIMEN type 23, fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. D1s-D8s, cat. 360. Photo.
1568 | £380
Channel Islands: A mainly unmounted mint collection in three albums, incl. almost complete commemoratives and definitives to 2006 for Guernsey and Jersey, also I.O.M., etc. (many 100s)
1570 | £200
Channel Islands: 1969-2008 an unmounted mint collection in three albums and on leaves, virtually complete issues for Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney (to 2007), etc. (100s)
1571 | £140
Channel Islands: An accumulation in nineteen folders and two file boxes, incl. presentation packs, to 2001, I.O.M. to 2000, prestige booklets, etc. (many 100s)
1572 £150
Channel Islands: French Mail: 1856-58 1d. IF with large figure 1706, 1855-57 4d. with small figures 1441, 1858-69 2d. plate 6 RE-RF pair with 3176 small figures of St. Malo, 1865-67 4d. plate 7 QG (damaged), 1872-73 6d. grey plate 12 DA with large figures 1706 of Granville, poor to fine.
1573 | £120
Herm: 1949 Pigeon Post 1s. black on orange, unmounted mint, 1s. used on flimsy (June 15 1949) addressed to Essex, unused flimsy, one used on unaddressed small envelope (Aug. 1 1952) and two used singles, good to fine.
1575 £85
Jethou: 1909-13 p.p.c. of the island unused, showing circular JETHOU ISLAND/CHAN. ISLES in violet, fine. Photo.
1577 £120
Alderney: 1841 1d. red-brown FA, used on cover front and tied by 324 numeral of Guernsey, with a fair strike of the rare ALDERNEY double arc, endorsed Private Steamer Southampton. AC2. Ex Newport. Photo.
1579 £80
Alderney: 1900 (Nov. 28) O.H.M.S. piece bearing 1896 Army Official 1d. lilac, tied by fine ALDERNEY datestamp AC 12, a rare usage of an Official stamp in Alderney. Photo.
1580 £80
Alderney: 1903 p.p.c. of Albert Memorial, addressed to Jersey bearing 1902-10 1/2d. used on tied by ALDERNEY/A small single c.d.s. AC 7, a very rare late use. Photo.
1583 | £85
Guernsey: 1941 (June 27) envelope to Germany, endorsed To the German Field Post Office, bearing 1941-44 1/2d. and 1d. tied by oval JERSEY-GUERNSEY/MAIL BOAT/CHANNEL ISLANDS with German 5pf. tied by FELDPOST/b c.d.s.
1584 | £45
Guernsey/Herm: 1945 (June 25) 11/2d. Forces Letter, senders name and adress as Herm, but posted from Guernsey due to the family staying for a few days, to R.A.F., C.M.F. addressed by Mrs. Le Page to her son.
1586 £920
Guernsey: 1971-73 Decimal Currency 20p. booklet (chalk surfaced) showing a spectacular miscut 2p. pane, unique. S.G. 47ab var. Photo.
1587 £350
Guernsey: 1971-73 Decimal Currency 21/2p. with variety bright vermilion omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 48a, cat. 1,400. EC GGY96a. Photo.
1588 £250
Guernsey: 1982 Christmas 8p. showing black printing almost omitted (inscription and value omitted), fine unmounted mint from the top of the pane with normal for comparison. S.G. 263 var. Photo.
1590 | £140
Guernsey: 1984-91 4p., 9p. (2), 40p. and 1 (2) proof P.H.Q. cards, also 2 card completely miscut, fine.
1591 £1700
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 4p., 6p., 12p. and 18p. booklet pane showing black printing lightly doubled on all values except the 6p. and one 18p., fine unmounted mint. S.G. 299d, var, EC GGY628a, only one complete pane exists. Photo.
1593 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 14p. on uncoated paper (from booklet pane, imperforate at left), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 308b, cat. 650. Photo.
1594 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 14p. on uncoated paper (from booklet pane, imperforate at right), fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1991). S.G. 308b. Photo.
1595 £900
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 15p. unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet, top pair showing variety imperforate at sides and foot, minor gum bend between horizontally. otherwise fine. S.G. 309b, EC GGY606a, cat. 1,500, circa 5 mint pairs. Photo.
1596 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 20p. on uncoated paper (from booklet pane, imperforate at top), fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1991). S.G. 308b, cat. 650. Photo.
1597 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 20p. on uncoated paper (from booklet pane, imperforate at base), fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1991). S.G. 308b. Photo.
1598 £350
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 20p. on uncoated paper (from booklet pane, imperforate at top and right), fine unmounted mint. Brandon certificate (1991). S.G. 308b. Photo.
1600 £260
Guernsey: 1992-97 Flowers 16p. and 23p. booklet pane, showing lavender and brownish-grey printed slightly double, very fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 572ac, var. Photo.
1601 | £3400
Jersey: A collection of LL picture postcards between numbers 1 to 264 in two albums, mainly unused, incl. rare cards, good to fine. (333 items)
1602 £450
The following 29 lots are from the collection of the late Andrew Hinks Jersey: 1969-70 1/2d. to 1s.9d. (eleven values) imperforate proofs in issued colours, mounted on separate Harrison and Sons Ltd. cards, fine. Photo
1603 £150
Jersey: 1970 Battle of Flowers set of first series imperforate proofs with Queens Head in olive instead of gold, the 4d. value and title are printed in red instead of blue, on gummed paper, fine. S.G. 38P-41P. Photo
1627 £150
Jersey: 1974 Marine Paintings set of imperforate proofs, similar to issued colours but JERSEY and values printed in white not gold on gummed paper, fine. S.G. 115P- 118P. Photo
1630 £210
Jersey: German Occupation, 1940 (Aug. 12) piece bearing 1940 Centenary 21/2d. cancelled by MONTMARTIN S/MER c.d.s. GO12, This is from a batch of mail taken by a German Feldpost regiment and posted in France. Only two items survive. Ex Newport. Photo.
1631 £130
Jersey: 1969 3d with variety orange omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 18b, EC JEY33a. Photo.
1638 £120
Jersey: 1979 Cattle Conference 6p. variety gold printing clearly double, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 202a, cat. 400. Photo.
1642 | £75
Isle of Man: 1871-1984 collection in five folders and loose, incl. a few earlier cancels, f.d.cs, booklets, presentation packs, etc. (100s)
1644 £190
Isle of Man: 1822 (Nov. 29) entire letter from Castletown to Lichfield rated 1/4, deleted and 1/3 added, with fine strike of the straight line ISLE OF MAN (38mm.) on reverse, also 1837 (June 8) entire from Douglas to Birmingham, rated 1/3, showing good strike of the circular undated ISLE OF MAN on reverse. Photo.
1650 | £720
Lundy: 1929 to 1992 mint and used collection in an album incl. 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services tram tickets (5), 1936 Map set mint, 1937 Airmail covers, 1940 Red Cross set mint, 1943 Biplane optd. set mint, 1950-51 BY AIR overprints and surcharges, later sets incl. imperfs., miniature sheets, f.d.cs, colour trials, 1988/89 R.S.P.B. 3p. sheet (2) of 25, booklets, etc., varied condition. (few 100s).
1651 | £320
Lundy: An accumulation in an album, leaves and loose, incl. a reproduction of a 1928 Puffin essay, 1954 Silver Jubilee large hand drawn design for the horizontal format values by John Dyke, , 1972 National Trust Cruise and Visit of Lindblad Explorer, three sheets of proof cachets, designed by John Dyke, most not used, 1992 Baggage labels, set of eight unused, effectively proofs from the Landmark Trust, 1993, a selection of postcards, unused and used, for use on Lundy, 1993 postal stationery cards with two sets unused, another used, other sets including incoming from Canada, various Market Coins stamps and covers, some provisional on covers, also some literature and articles, etc.
1652 | £90
Lundy Island: 1907 (Dec. 12) picture postcard from Lundy to Abbotsham with LUNDY ISLAND/P c.d.s. and 1907 (Dec. 18) p.p.c. addressed to Lundy, both from the Heaven correspondence.
1653 | £240
Lundy Island: 1929-30 a selection, incl. 1/2p. to 12p. set used on picture side of 1932 postcard, 1/2p. used on picture side of 1935 postcard, 1/2p. on piece with K.G.V 1d., 6p. used on reverse on 1931 envelope and 12p. used on reverse of 1931 envelope, 1/2p. used on front of 1935 (Apr.) redirected envelope. Posted from Liverpool and addressed to Squadron Leader Gordon, Balloon Centre, Holleston Camp, Salisbury, redirected to Bemson, Oxon and then to Lundy Island, 1p. blue single with 1 NO 29 cancellation, the first day of issue, extremely rare, 1930 (Aug. 1) envelope to U.S.A. signed by Harman, etc. (15 items)
1654 £550
Lundy Island: 1929-30 1/2p. to 12p. set in complete sheets of 120, affixed to paper from the Bradbury Wilkinson archives with manuscript order numbers and dated 10. 4. 29 or 7. 7. 30, possibly a unique set. Photo.
1655 | £85
Lundy Island: 1929-30 a selection, incl. 1/2p. mint block of four and 1p. block of nine, one of each with H for L in LUNDY, 6p. unmounted mint lower left pane of thirty, one showing curved line through top of frame, also block of nine and single (mounted) showing sunlight effect experiment, etc. (159)
1656 | £110
Lundy Island: 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services, First Tram Tickets, 1/2d. from roll 2 and 3d. from roll 2, used on separate Pitman covers, the 3d. is initialed by pilot Tommy Nash who was Boyds co-pilot, year date missing from cancels.
1657 | £100
Lundy Island: 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services, First Tram Tickets, 1/2d. from rolls 1, 4 and 7, affixed to three separate 1935 covers, all uncancelled as normal.
1658 | £170
Lundy Island: 1935 Atlantic Coast Air Services, Second Tram Tickets, 1/2d. from rolls 9 (4), 10 (2), 1d. roll 1(single and strip of three), 2 (2), 3d. roll 5 pair and 6, fair to fine. J.A. 8-10, also 1938 1/2d. overprinted, vertical pair on large piece of parcel wrapping paper dated 16/2/39, also 1938 1/2d. overprinted, vertical pair on large piece of parcel wrapping paper dated 16/2/39, and 1939 (Jan. 9) piece addressed to Waghorn.
1659 | £150
Lundy Island: Lundy and Atlantic Coast Airlines Ltd: 1939 1/2d. scarlet, selection, incl. two showing rouletting trial guide lines, mint blocks of 24 and 30 and a complete sheet (6 x 8), single showing double impression, block of four showing offset and one used on piece with forged cancellation, 1d. black, imperforate proofs (block of four and two singles), full sheet of 48, block of sixteen and single, also pair variety imperforate between.
1661 £200
Lundy Island: 1942 Tighearna miniature sheet, proof with 9p. in maroon and with The Son of the Chief inscription, rare. J. A. cat. 45(f). Photo.
1662 | £95
Lundy Island: 1943 IX Anniversary overprint on Tighearna miniature sheet, imperforate proof with gold overprint double, one with gold overprints, one with inverted overprint and other with bronze overprint, also three perf. values, 1954 overprint in black four types mint (two of each), imperforate, type A imperforate and type A perforated.
1663 | £110
Lundy Island: 1943 Provisional overprints, a small selection, incl. scarce f.d.c., wide overprint of 11/2p. in block of four, etc. (20)
1664 | £140
Lundy Island: 1943 Trial and Essays of Lundy Philatelic Bureau: 10p. (unissued design) essay, 17 different, also one Rigby Hall reprint, fine and rare. J.A. 56X. Photo.
1665 | £720
Lundy Island: 1943 Wright Brothers Biplane overprints, a small collection in an album, incl. mint set, varieties with 1p. pair with just biplane used on the first day, etc. 3p. missing 3 before Puffin, f.d.c., mint set in imprint strips of three, commercial covers, etc. (55 stamps, 8 covers)
1666 | £160
Lundy Island: 1951 Birds, a collection incl. set of imperforates in black, set of imperforate proofs in issued colours, gutter pairs, scarce f.d.c. also commercial cover and card. (79)
1667 | £90
Lundy Island: 1953 Coronation 1/2p. to 4p. errors of overprint colour, in mint gutter pairs and the same four values used on f.d.c., fine. J.A. 86(a)-89(a).
1668 | £85
Lundy Island: 1955 Millenary issue, a collection in an album, incl. copy letter (signed) from M. C. Harman to Art Studios giving instructions, sheets, proofs, colour trials, bogus Rotary overprints, etc. (345)
1669 £680
Lundy: 1961 Europa, thirteen progressive proofs of centres and frames, all printed on gummed paper with printers remarks in pencil, very rare. Photo
1670 | £150
Lundy Island: 1965 Churchill issue, a collection, incl. 2p. imperforate proof mounted on De La Rue printers card (rare), imperforates, sheets, usages, etc. (46 stamps, 6 covers). Photo.
1671 | £140
Lundy Island: 1969 Provisional 1p. on 9p. in black, mint pane of 30 (5 x 6), two mint singles, pair used on cover and a single with first day cancellation two mint with red overprint and original invoice for red overprints from Atlantic Coast Studios to J. Sanders.
1672 | £70
Lundy Island: 1972 Provisional overprint 1p. on 9p., mint single and one used on first day card, scarce. J. A. cat. 172.
1673 £260
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, imperforate die proofs (8) in issued designs and colours with added colours to background. J.A. 178(ii), (f)-(l). Photo.
1674 | £160
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, imperforate die proofs of the 1p., 2p. (2) in issued design and colours with additional colours to background, also imperforate proofs of the 3p. and 5p. on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, each stamp has added colour. J.A. 178(iv), (u), 178(ii), (g), (i).
1675 £220
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, imperforate die proof set in issued designs but with third colour added to 1p. to 5p., transposed values. J.A. 178(iii), (n)-(r). Photo.
1676 £160
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, imperforate die proof set mounted on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, a third colour has been added, endorsed As submitted 25-10-72 rare. J.A. 178(iv), s. Photo.
1678 £140
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, imperforate die proofs of the 1p., 2p., 3p. and 5p. mounted on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, rare. J.A. 178(iv), t. Photo.
1679 £160
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, set of imperforate proofs in issued colours on gummed paper (50 x 65mm.), only seven sets recorded. J.A. 178(i) a-e. Photo.
1680 £160
Lundy Island: 1972 Trinity House issues, set of imperforate proofs in issued colours on gummed paper (50 x 65mm.), only seven sets recorded. J.A. 178(i) a-e. Photo.
1681 £260
Lundy Island: 1974 Puffin definitive issue, imperforate proofs of the 1/2p. and 20p. on Bradbury Wilkinson presentation card, endorsed X(very weak), scarce. J.A. 183(ii). Photo.
1682 | £120
Lundy Island: 1979 Unofficial 9p. and 11p. essays, distributed to Lundy Bureau members but not issued, mint set, and nine sets on f.d.cs, some with minor varieties.
1683 | £85
Lundy Island: 1985 First Balloon Flight from Lundy, collection on leaves, incl. original artwork for the issued card incorrectly inscribed Flight instead of Post, imprint blocks, flown covers, etc. (12 items)
1684 | £160
Lundy Island: 1989 and 1990 collection of 60th. Anniversary overprints and 21st. Anniversary of Landmark Trust purchase of Island in an album, incl. two proof sheets of overprint, one in red and one in blue, f.d.cs, issued stamps, parcel labels, personalised mail with 1987 Concorde flight over Lundy, etc. (67 items, 172 stamps)
1685 | £380
Lundy Island: 1990 Provisional overprints, a specialised collection in an album, incl. set of six trial overprints, proof sheet of rejected trial overprint, approved overprints in blocks of four on ungummed paper, set in complete sheets, etc. (42 items, 449 stamps)