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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 85

Wednesday 30th October 2013

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1 £5800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A surface printed collection, the majority most attractive examples with c.d.s. cancellations in an album, incl. 1855-57 watermark small Garter 4d. (2), medium Garter (3), large Garter (4), 6d. (3), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1867-80 3d. plate 4, 10d. (3), 2s. (5) incl. milky blue with R.P.S. certificate (1996), 2s. brown, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 3 to 17 complete, 1s. orange-brown plate 13, 4d. vermilion plate 15, 4d. sage-green plates 15 and 16, 4d. grey-brown plate 17, 8d. orange (2), etc., varied condition. (159). Photo.
2 | £2000
A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in an album incl. 1840 1d. (3) used, later line engraved mainly used incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 9 (oxidised), 1864-79 1d. plate 180 block of four mint, range of surface printed used to 2s. blue (3), a few unused, 1880-81 11/2d. and 2d. mint, 1883-84 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s. (2) used, 1887-1900 Jubilee two sets mint (less 1s. green and carmine, only one 10d.), K.E.VII to 9d., 10d. (2), 1s. (2), 2s.6d. mint, to 5s. (3), 10s. used, 1912-24 to 1s. (less 9d. green) mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used with violet c.d.s., Seahorses incl. 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. mint, 10s. used, 1934-36 sets (2) to 1s. mint, Q.E.II to 1966 incl. 1955 Waterlow set to 1 mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
3 | £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. (5), 2d. (3), 1841 1d's with numbers in Cross, 2d. with numbers ''2'' and ''4'' in Cross, 1864-79 1d. plate 225 OF, 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (3), 1s. (2), 1862-64 3d., 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1873-80 1s. orange-brown plate 13 ID, 1884 watermark Crown 1 brown-lilac AD overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' without gum, 1883 or 84 9d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green NB and TD, 1902-13 to 1, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green (poor), 1929 P.U.C. 1, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
4 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A surface printed collection in an album, incl. 1855-57 4d. (12), 6d. (13), 1s. (6) used, 1862-64 3d. and 4d. unused, 3d. (4), 4d. (19), 6d. (13), 1s. used on 1864 envelope to U.S.A., 1865-67 3d. plate 4 TI with inverted watermark used, 1867-80 9d. used on 1871 envelope to India, 1883 or 84 to 1s. used, etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
5 | £2300
An accumulation of unused surface printed issues, values to 2s. blue incl. 1862-64 9d. (cut-down wing margin), 1867-80 10d. (2, one with tear), 1872-73 6d. grey single and pair, 1873-80 3d. plate 19 pair (cut-down wing margin), 8d. (2), 1s. plates 9 and 12, 1880-83 3d. on 3d., 6d. on 6d. (3), etc., very mixed condition, most without gum or regummed. (66)
6 | £1800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (8), 2d. blue, 1841 1d's with numbers in Cross, 1d. plate 75 LK with ''Union Jack'' re-entry (just touched at top-right), 1867-78 5s. rose plate 1 AG, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine IE, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
7 | £1450
A collection to 1970 in two albums incl. 1840 1d. (2), 2d. used, 1870 1/2d. plate 14 mint, a few surface printed used incl. 1855-57 4d. wmk. Medium Garter, 6d. pair on piece with 1859 Charles Rideout cancellations, 1867-83 5s. plate 2 DB, 1887-1900 Jubilee values to 1s. green and carmine (2) mint, 1912-24 most values to 1s. mint with some shades, 11/2d. chestnut with ''PENCF'' error, 6d. perf. 14, 1913 Waterlow 5s. fine used, later mint incl. 1939-48 set to 1, 1948 Wedding, 1951 to 1, Wildings incl. Tudor and St. Edward's Crown sets, wmk. varieties, graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., booklet panes incl. St. Edward's Crown 2d. red-brown and 2d. light red-brown wmk. inverted with good perfs., a few cylinder blocks, commemoratives with some phosphor sets, various used, etc., varied condition but many fine with much of the mint unmounted. (many 100s)
8 | £3800
A used collection of imperforate line engraved issues in an album, all plated (not guaranteed) with 1840 1d. (20) to plate 10 TA with re-entry, 1840 2d. (3), quantity of 1841 1d. with most plates, many duplicated, with alphabet I incl. 'black' plates, plate 14 pair, plate 78 inverted ''S'' (2), alphabet II to plate 173 (3), 175, double letters, constant varieties, inverted wmks. (2), Maltese Cross cancellations (approx. 150), set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Cross, range of blue cancellations, selection of covers, also two pre-stamp, 1841 2d. (20) incl. numbers ''5'', ''11'' and ''12'' in Maltese Cross, also 1847-54 embossed 6d. and 1s., 10d. cut to shape, etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
9 | £2000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in two folders, incl. range of 1841 1d's. with numbers in Cross, multiples, 1864-79 1d. plates 131 HB-NG and 183 NA-OC mint blocks, 1870 1/2d. rose plate 9 IF and QP, etc., varied condition. (100s)
10 | £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used, 1887-92 Jubilee 11/2d. to 1s. (both) in mint blocks of four, 1902-13 to 1s. in mint blocks of four, 1934-36 Photogravure set in mint blocks of four, 1936 2s. booklet edition no. 357, 1939-48 set mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 in an unmounted mint block of four, etc., varied condition. (100s)
11 | £1600
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in seventeen albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used (4, one is on cover), 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d. (3), 1s. used, 1867-80 3d. plate 6 KB mint, 1902-13 to 2s.6d. mint, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 10s. used, 1915 De La Rue 10s. used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, Q.E.II with f.d.c's, booklets, also Channel Islands, etc. (1000s)
12 | £1300
A Q.V. collection on leaves incl. 1840 1d. (4), 2d. used, 1841 1d. (2) mint, 1858-69 2d. plate 14 mint, 1870 11/2d. plate 3 mint, a few covers, selection of surface printed to 1s. used, later mint incl. 1880-81 11/2d., 2d. (2), 1883-84 2s.6d., also 2s.6d. (4) and 5s. (5) used, 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s., 3d. block of four, 5d. die I, etc., varied condition. (approx. 150, 10 covers)
13 | £2300
A mainly used collection of surface printed issues on leaves with most plates to 2s. blue (4), 5s. plates 1 and 2, wmk. Maltese Cross 10s. DE, a few used abroad, 1881 die I 1d. lilac mint, 1883-84 lilac and green set used, 1883-84 to 10s. used, 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint with a few shades, duplicated used, range of Officials (with K.E.VII), etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
14 | £1650
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook with a few Q.V. incl. 1883-84 2s.6d. GA and 5s. DA mint, 10s. JE used (fault), 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. mint, K.E.VII 1/2d. to 1 mint, K.G.V mint incl. 1912-24 (less 9d. green), 1924-26 and 1934-36 sets to 1s., 1929 P.U.C. 1 (heavily toned gum), 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s. used, remainder mainly mint incl. 1939-48 to 1, 1951 to 1, Q.E.II Wilding sets, 1955 Waterlow Castle set, commemoratives to 1974, Machins, also 1980s presentation packs in an album, etc., varied condition. (a few 100s)
15 | £5500
A large accumulation of mostly unused or mint line engraved issues in a binder incl. 1841 1d's, 1d. Stars with some 2d., large quantity of 1864-79 1d. plates, some pairs, all plates represented to 224 (less 77), 1858-69 2d. plates 7 to 15, quantity of 1870 1/2d. plates, 1870 11/2d. plates (1) and 3, a few used incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 9 (crease), a few perfins, also some later issues, etc., very mixed condition, some damaged, majority without gum. (many 100s)
16 | £750
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in eight albums with a few K.G.VI mint and used, duplicated plain f.d.c's, Q.E.II mint incl. pre-decimal commemoratives, most decimal sets to 2011, miniature sheets, a few Machins to 5, commemorative presentation packs 2002 to 2011, also various used, etc. (many 100s)
17 | £1300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 OF used on 1841 (Nov.) cover, 1856 embossed Valentine envelope used 1856 bearing 1854-57 1d., 1854-57 2d. LC16 plate 5 BG, 1870 1/2d. plates 6, 14, 19 and 20 in mint blocks of four, plate 9 used, etc. (a few 100s)
19 | £3200
A mainly Q.V. accumulation on stockpages incl. 1840 1d. (25, some damaged), four apparently unused, 2d. (4), plus others with no margins, 1841 selection (7 incl. a pair) unused or mint, later line engraved incl. 1864-79 1d. plate 225 MF with part original gum (blunt corner), quantity of surface printed to 5s. with a few unused, some used abroad, selection of covers, a few later issues, etc., very mixed condition, many damaged. (a few 100s)
20 | £1650
An accumulation of later Q.V. issues with mint incl. 1880-81 11/2d., 2d. strip of three, 5d., 1883-84 lilac and green set (some faults, 9d. unused), some additional values, 1887-1900 Jubilee sets (2) to both 1s. (one 1s. green poor), additional values to 6d. (3), 9d. (2), 10d. (3), 1/2d. controls, various used, range of Officials (not all guaranteed) mint and used, etc., mixed condition, some fine. (a few 100s)
21 | £1300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to K.G.VI collection in a folder, incl. 1902-10 1 dull blue-green used, 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays for the proposed high values, a 2/6, 5/-, 10/- and 20/- set of four in brown on white wove paper (stains), 1939-48 10s. dark blue and 10s. ultramarine (no gum) both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1 used on plain f.d.c., etc (71)
22 | £2000
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in three albums, small stockbook and leaves, incl. 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. with watermarks inverted and sideways, 1939-48 set mint, also 1948 Silver Wedding set, 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown set, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, 1959 Phosphor graphite set with 2d. error, all in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1958-61 graphite lined 11/2d. booklet pane of six watermark inverted unmounted mint, commemoratives with better phosphors in unmounted mint blocks of four, booklet panes, etc. (100's)
23 | £3500
A Q.V. to K.G.VI heavily duplicated accumulation in an album, two stockbooks, notebooks and loose with much line engraved used incl. 1841 2d. quantity (mostly poor), 1d. and 2d. stars, 1/2d. to 2d. plates, coloured cancellations, protective underprints, surface printed used incl. 1880-83 6d. on 6d. quantity inc. OI and SJ with slanting dots, selection of K.G.V mint controls, Seahorses used incl. 1934 re-engraved 5s. (4), 10s. (14), K.G.VI high values used incl. multiples, 1939-48 2s.6d. brown pair and 1 in blocks of four and twelve unmounted mint, 1951 set in unmounted mint corner blocks of four, 1953 (Nov.) 5s. booklet, etc., very mixed condition. (a few 1000s)
24 | £2900
A duplicated surface printed collection in a binder with unused or mint incl. 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 1, 21/2d. blue plate 17, 1880-81 11/2d., 2d., 1883-84 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, 1883-84 1s. (perf. faults, toned), 1887-1900 Jubilee set to both 1s. plus additional values to 10d. and both 1s., used incl. 1855-57 4d. wmk. large garter inverted, 6d. wmk. inverted (2), most plates to 2s. blue (8), 2s. brown (damaged), 1867-83 wmk. Maltese Cross 10s. (reperforated), 1 (poor), wmk. Anchor 10s. (perfin), 1883-84 to 10s., 1883-84 11/2d. lilac wmk. inverted, 1884 wmk. Crowns 1 (perfin), 1891 1 green, also 1847-54 embossed selection, etc., very mixed condition. (a few 100s)
25 | £800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly very fine c.d.s. used K.G.V to K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. comprehensive Downey Heads, 1913 watermark Mult Royal Cypher 1/2d. (2) and 1d. (2), 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 1/2d. to 1s. with an excellent range of shades,1/2d. to 2d. with watermark sideways, 1929 P.U.C. 1, 1934-36 photogravure, Postage Dues, K.G.VI almost complete, Channel Islands, WWII issues, etc. (a few 100s)
26 | £850
Collections and Mixed Lots. A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in eighteen albums, eleven stockbooks and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (4) used, range of 1d. Stars with part reconstruction, 1858-79 1d. plate 74 complete used reconstruction, large accumulation of Q.E.II definitives and commemoratives, duplication, etc. (1,000s)
27 | £1250
Collections and Mixed Lots. A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in six stockbooks, four albums and loose, incl. 1840 1d. used (10), range of 1d. imperforates and Stars on covers, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. used (7, poor), 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) used, Downey Heads, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors, 1963 Lifeboat and Red Cross sets in unmounted mint blocks of four, etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
28 | £820
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in five albums and stockbooks with a few Q.V. used in mixed condition incl. 1840 1d. (2) and 2d., mint incl. 1924 (2) and 1925 Wembley sets, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. inverted and wmk. sideways sets, 1934-36 to 1s. with shades and formats incl. large format 1d. and 11/2d. wmk. inverted unmounted, 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. (2) to 10s. (corner crease), also set used, K.E.VIII 1/2d. and 1d. coil leaders, K.G.VI with wmk. inverted and sideways sets, 1939-48 to 1 with additional 10s. dark blue shade, 1951 to 1, Q.E.II incl. pre-decimal commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, many multiples incl. cylinder blocks, duplicated Wildings with wmk. varieties incl. 1958-61 graphite 21/2d. wmk. inverted, phosphor sideways wmks., 21/2d. left band wmk. inverted (5, 2 with good perfs.), Machins, regionals with specialised pre-decimals and early decimals, Scotland 3d. two bands block of six, etc., varied condition but mainly fine, much of the mint unmounted. (100s)
30 | £780
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V to K.G.VI collection in an album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 11/2d. block of four, one with ''PENCF'' variety (unmounted), mint set, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with violet cancellation, 1937-47 watermarks inverted and sideways sets unmounted mint, 1939-48 set unmounted mint, etc. (100s)
32 | £850
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in album, four stockbooks, cover album and loose, incl. 1862-64 4d. (two used on separate envelopes), 1911-13 1 deep green used, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 mint and used (2), Q.E.II pre-decimal commemoratives in blocks and sheets, some literature, etc. (100s)
33 | £1450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in two albums, incl. range of cancellations, 1873 cover bearing 1864-79 1d. tied by Oxford ''613'' duplex error, 1864-79 1d. plate 221 KK-LL mint marginal block, etc. (a few 100s)
34 | £900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to K.G.V. collection in an album, incl. 1902-13 to 1 used, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set mint, 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green used, 1929 P.U.C. 1 used, etc., varied condition. (a few 100s)
35 | £1450
1840-1973 collection in a Schaubek hingeless album with a range of earlier issues used in mixed condition incl. 1840 1d. (3) and 2d. (3), 1847-54 Embossed 6d., 10d. and 1s. all cut square, surface printed with values to 5s., 1887-1900 to 1s. (both) mint, 1891 1 PA used, 1902-13 to 1 used, range of later issues mint and used, Officials, etc. (100's)
36 | £1750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (12, four are on covers), 2d. blue (5) used, 1855-57 4d. (9), 6d. (5, one is unused), 1s. (2) used, 1884 watermark Crowns 1 brown-lilac used, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
37 | £920
A duplicated line engraved collection on stockpages, mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (8), 2d. (2), 1841 1d. range incl. numbers in Maltese Cross cancellations, 1d. and 2d. Stars, 1864-79 most 1d. plates to 225 OA (tear), 1858-69 2d. plates incl. plate 8 with inverted wmk., 1870 1/2d. plate 9 (2, one poor), a few unused or mint incl. 1841 2d. (two margins), etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
38 | £580
Collection and Mixed Lots: A line engraved collection in an album, incl. 1858-76 2d. plates 7-15, 1870 1/2d. plate 1 to 20 complete, 11/2d. plates 1 (2), 3 (2) all with c.d.s. cancellations, etc. (49)
39 | £780
A Q.V. to K.G.V used selection comprising 1883-84 2s.6d. to 10s., K.E.VII 1/2d. to 1 with additional 2s.6d. to 10s., 1913 Waterlow 1 (some repaired perfs.), and 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 10s., very mixed condition. (29)
40 | £1100
A mainly used collection of perforated line engraved issues in an album, with 1d. Stars incl. some plated (not guaranteed), die I, alphabet II, SC16 with green cancellation, blued paper die II, alphabet II, LC14 wmk. inverted, white paper die II, alphabet III, LC14 complete reconstruction, 2d. Stars incl. SC16 (4), SC14 (2), blued paper LC16, white paper LC16 (2), 1d. Plates with a range mint incl. plate 187 block of six, plate 201 with inverted wmk., plates complete used to 225 (less 77), selection with inverted wmks., 2d. Plates complete used, plate 9 with inverted wmk., 1870 1/2d's and 11/2d's, range of 1d. Star and 1d. Plate covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
41 | £880
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums and two stockbooks, incl. 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d. used, 1883 or 84 to 1s. used, Postage dues, etc. (100s)
42 | £580
Collections and Mixed Lots, a used collection of line engraved 2d. values, incl. 1841 2d. ''violet blue'' plate 4 CI on thicker lavender tinted paper, B.P.A. certificate (1968), 1854-57 SC16 2d. plate 5 RD, SC14 2d. plate 4 EG, plate 5 FF, 2d. LC16 plate 5 SL, etc., mainly fine. (21)
43 | £680
A mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection of pre-decimal definitive plate blocks incl. Wildings with 1955 watermark St. Edward's crown 8d. magenta 3. (dot) cylinder clock of six, 1960 two phosphor bands reacting green 6d. and 1s.3d. cylinder 2 (no dot) and 1. (dot) blocks of six, Phosphor graphite blocks to 41/2d., Castle high values in plate number blocks of four with Bradbury watermark crowns 2s.6d. (4), 5s. and 1, 1967-68 on un-watermarked paper 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (4), 10s., and 1, including 2s.6d. plate 13A, range of Machin cylinder blocks of six to 1s.9d. (3). (approx. 400)
44 | £450
A mainly Q.V. to K.G.V selection with a range of Q.V. to K.G.V controls incl. 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d., K.E.VII 1/2d. Officials incl. O.W. and R.H. both used, Downey Heads with die 2 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d. interpanneau block of twelve unmounted mint, die 2 watermark crown 1d. scarlet, a fresh mint half sheet of 120, (right hand selvedge missing) incl. 10 with no cross on crown, one with no cross on crown and broken frame, a few covers, etc.
45 | £620
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated selection in a stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black plate 2 OG used, 1887-92 Jubilee 10d. used (19), 1s. green and carmine mint, 1902-13 to 1s. used (7), etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
46 | £700
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Lighthouse album, incl. 1870 1/2d. plate 10 mint, 1880-81 1d., 11/2d. and 2d. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1887-92 Jubilee set to 1s. (both) mint, 1912-24 watermark Cypher set mint, 1939-48 set mint, 1955-58 Waterlow set unmounted mint, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set unmounted, 1958-61 graphite set unmounted mint, commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted, etc. (100s)
47 | £400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an S.G. printed album, incl. 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. MG used, 10s. ultramarine GA used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. unmounted mint, 1939-48 set unmounted, 1955-58 Waterlow 10s. and 1 unmounted mint, 1955-58 watermark St. Edwards Crown set unmounted, 1958-61 graphite set unmounted mint, 1959 phosphor graphite set unmounted mint, commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted, Channel Islands wartime issues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
48 | £1450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. black (3), 1855-57 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 6d. (2), 1s. (2), 1902-13 to 5s. (3), Officials, etc. (100s)
49 | £920
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. black used, 1864-79 1d. plates, range of mint or unused to plate 221, 1902-13 to 1s. (2) mint, 1918-19 2s.6d. and 5s. mint, 10s. used, 1955-58 watermark St. Edwards Crown set unmounted (1s.3d. is mounted), 1959 phosphor-graphite set with 2d. error unmounted, etc. (a few 100s)
50 | £520
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a Windsor album, incl. 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1939-48 set, Q.E.II commemoratives with some better phosphors, etc. (100s)
51 | £1450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly K.G.VI to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, three stockbooks and loose, incl. 1951 Festival high value sets mint (2), 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown set in unmounted mint blocks of four, pre-decimal commemoratives with some better phosphors, blocks, booklets, range of covers, etc. (1000s)
52 | £520
A Q.V. collection in two Plymouth albums, mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (4) with one on cover, later line engraved incl. 1/2d. to 2d. plates, selection of surface printed with values to 1s., a few mint with 1887-1900 Jubilee to 6d., covers and cards with pre-stamp from 1796, 1829 Free entire from the Duke of Wellington, 1d. reds, selection of surface printed, etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
54 | £520
A Q.V. mainly used line engraved and surface printed collection in an album incl. 1840 1d. black (5), three with ample to good margins (faults), 1841 1d. red-brown cancelled by ''9'' in Maltese Cross, 1841 2d. blue plate 4 QG-QI strip of three with 1844 type cancel (vertical crease), range of 1d. 'stars' and 'plates', surface printed to 5s. incl. 1883-84 2s.6d. lilac (white paper), fine used with neat ''LIVERPOOL & LONDON T.P.O.'' c.d.s., range of officials, mixed condition. (400 approx.)
55 | £780
1840-1970 mainly used collection in varied condition in a Windsor album incl. 1840 1d. (3, all with three margins) and 2d. (3), range of later line-engraved and surface printed with values to 2s. some with c.d.s's, 1883-1884 1/2d. to 1s. set in good colours, Seahorses, Graphite sets, etc. (100's)
56 | £650
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums and stockbooks and three plating books with a duplicated range of imperf. and perf. 1d. reds and 2d.'s mainly used with many good to fine examples, partial reconstructions, plated copies, cancellation interest, also surface printed, range of later issues with controls, etc. (many 100's)
57 | £720
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in an album and loose with line engraved used incl. 1840 1d. on large piece, and covers (2), one with a pair, two further examples (poor), 1840 2d. on large piece (crease), range of 1841 1d's incl. covers, selection of surface printed used, 1883-84 5s. used, decimals mint incl. Machins to 5 in blocks, also some Commonwealth and Foreign incl. Sudan covers, etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
58 | £270
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.V. to Q.E.II selection in a stockbook and on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black used, 1856-58 1d. four strips of three and pair all used in Malta, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine used, 1881 1d. lilac 16 dots accumulation of cancellations, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1/2d. blue-green in a B. 13 control block of six, Q.E.II with varieties with 1970 Anniversaries 1s. missing gold, missing phosphors, etc. (100s)
59 | £1350
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.VI accumulation in two albums, stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. used (2), range of 1841 1d's, covers, etc. (100s)
60 | £180
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums and a stockbook, incl. 1939-48 set unmounted mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 unmounted mint, 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown set unmounted, postage dues, etc. (100s)
61 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A collection in four albums and stockbook, incl. Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors mint, etc., (100s)
62 | £140
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection of first day covers in nine cover albums, incl. definitives to 10, greetings panes, miniature sheets, issues to 2010, range of postal stationery, etc. (100s)
63 | £240
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three albums, book and stockbook, incl. 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, 1948 Silver Wedding 1 in mint block of four, etc. (many 100s)
64 | £210
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mainly used collection in an album incl. 1840 1d. (3), 1841 1d's and 2d's, 1d. and 2d. Stars, a few surface printed, K.E.VII to 2s.6d., duplicated K.G.VI high values, etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
65 | £110
A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection on leaves, incl. 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 CA, etc., varied condition. (a few 100s)
66 | £130
Collections and Mixed Lots: 193670 comprehensive mainly good to fine used collection with most definitive sets incl. watermark varieties with 1959 phosphor graphite 2d. error of wmk., 1937-39 2d. bisect on c.t.o. un-addressed letter card, 1940 2d. bisect on cover (Dec. 27th) used within Guernsey, commemoratives with some better phosphors, etc. (100s)
67 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection on leaves, incl. 1864-79 1d. plates to 224 used, 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d., 6d. (2), 1s., etc., varied condition. (a few 100s)
69 | £85
Miscellaneous and Mixed Lots: A used selection of Q.V. and K.E.VII high values on stock card with 1855-57 watermark emblems 1s. green, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s., 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. (2) and 10s., 1902-10 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s., mixed condition. (9)
70 | £60
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. 1865-67 4d. plate 7 and 8 used, range of cancellations, f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
71 | £170
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, stockbook and loose, incl. Q.E.II commemoratives, f.d.c's. etc. (many 100s)
72 | £45
Miscellaneous: Four empty Windsor albums (1970-99) with leaves, also three empty cover albums with extra leaves.
73 £160
Surface Printed: De La Rue Ink Recipes: 187383 4d. grey-brown, a block of four De La Rue Queen Victoria colour sample stamps in 'Burnt Umber' affixed to a photocopy of a piece from De La Rue ink recipe ledger dated June 1880, inscribed 'Fugitive Inks' and '4d. English Postage' being the ink recipe for this issue, also an original piece from recipe book bearing a further block of sample stamps in a similar colour, also entitled 'Burnt Umber' and 'India High Court Stamps. Photo.
74 | £90
Exhibitions: 1862 International Exhibition, London, a fancy embossed multicoloured publicity card and a silk embroidered banner (137 x 188mm.), some age faults, scarce pair.
76 £250
Penny Postage Jubilee: 1890 Guildhall Card bearing 1881 1d. lilac, cancelled by 1890 (May 16th) first day handstamp, rare. Photo.
77 £65
Penny Postage Jubilee: 1890 Guildhall unaddressed 1d. postcard cancelled by a superb strike of the 1890 (May 16th) first day handstamp, very fine. Photo.
79 | £50
Penny Postage Jubilee: 1890 mint Elliot envelope and card, and Furniss envelope and insert card.
81 £260
Penny Postage Jubilee: A proof sheet (203 x 291mm.) of the six postmarks used for the Jubilee, with the two sizes of the V.R. circular handstamp, all dated 1890 (July 2nd), four impressions of five types with three of the sixth, in black, blue or violet, the sheet has been folded horizontally, scarce. Photo.
82 £200
Penny Postage Jubilee: A proof sheet (201 x 292mm.) with twelve impressions in black of the Guildhall handstamp, dated 1890 (May 16th), the first day of the convention, folded horizontally through centre, scarce. Photo.
83 | £90
Miscellaneous: Philatelic Congress: 1947-57 collection in an album, incl. Birmingham, Bournemouth, Manchester, commemorative covers and cancellations, labels in miniature sheet form, menus, etc. (70 items)
84 | £300
Miscellaneous: The Post Office: 1936 book regarding training lectures for the rules and regulations, hand written comprising 39 lectures, each with the corresponding documents attached, with Customs Declarations, Express with form bearing 1924-26 9d. pair cancelled bars and c.d.s., Licenses, Life Insurance, Officials, Post Office Savings, Postage Meter daily dockets, Pensions, Telegrams, a very interesting document.
85 | £1300
Miscellaneous: Post Office Training Stamps: A K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in three folders, incl. used on documents, 1924-26 11/2d. vertical pair from a booklet pane with ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, 1934-36 photogravure 1d. and 11/2d. overprinted ''CANCELLED 33P, 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, K.G.VI, Q.E.II with Wildings and Machins, booklet panes, postal stationery, postage dues, T.V. License stamps, range of School Specimen overprints, Training School bars, punch holes, also a few PHQ cards, etc. (100s)
86 £290
Miscellaneous: Post Office Training Stamps: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d. chocolate-brown with Training School punch hole, unusually used on 1935 envelope to Tasmania, a few cover faults and repairs, scarce usage. Photo.
87 £80
Postcards: 1956 unused postcard depicting the Union Castle Line RMS Edinburgh Castle, and bearing signatures of the English cricket team, travelling to South Africa for the 1956 tour incl. Cowdrey, May, Compton, Bailey, Wardle, etc., fine. Photo.
88 | £160
Railway Stamps: A small selection of railway news correspondence envelopes incl., cover to the Yorkshire Daily Observer, Bradford, posted at Leeds station, bearing Midland Railway 2d. News Correspondence Label, pen cancelled in black, cover to Athletic News Agency, bearing 2d. London & South Western Railway Newspaper Label, pen cancelled in green, also three stamped but unused covers. (5)
89 | £130
Royalty: A group of six K.E.VIII covers whilst Prince of Wales, incl. 1914 (Aug. 14th) London Official Paid envelope to Sussex with oval ''WAR RELIEF FUND/PRINCE OF WALES/TREASURER'' cachet in black on front, three handwritten envelopes addressed to Her Majesty The Queen or Her Majesty Queen Mary, each with initial ''E'' in the lower left corner, etc.
92 £210
Wilkinson Experimental Meter Mail: 1912 (Jan. 25th) envelope to Kent with ''LONDON. E.C./1D/POSTAGE PAID (Crown)'' meter mark in red and London E.C. first day c.d.s. alongside, clear strikes, scarce. Photo.
93 | £290
Postal Fiscals: A duplicated accumulation with a range of 1d., 3d. and 6d. values unused, 1d. type L20 with various dies incl. mint multiples, some used incl. 6d. on 1899 registered cover, Samuel Allsopp & Sons label pairs (2) used, also a few revenues, etc., mixed condition, a few damaged. (150)
94 | £350
Postal Fiscals: A used selection on leaves mostly with c.d.s., incl. 1853-57 1d. ochre (2), 1860 overprinted ''INLAND REVENUE'', 1860-67 6d., 1881 (May) 3d., etc. (31)
95 £260
Judicature Fees: 1876 watermark Scales 1 an imperforate colour trial in ultramarine a lower right corner marginal vertical strip of three also similar strip perforated and printed in lilac, both showing current no. ''520'', overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, usual gum wrinkles. Booth 27. Photo.
96 £600
Revenue Stamps: Matrimonial Cause: 1866 6d. to 10s. in blocks of four from the lower right corners of the sheet with imprints also single 1, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 6, very fine and fresh with gum, also piece of script 'P M' watermarked paper, the initials 'P M' stood for Probate and Matrimonial Cause.. Booth 19-25. Photo.
97 | £170
Probate Court: 1860 3d. to 5 (less 1) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 6, fine with gum (unmounted). (7). Booth 15-20, 22.
98 | £1000
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A collection on leaves, incl. 1880 1/2d. LH-NI mint block, 1876 1d. plate 2 TI with inverted watermark used, 4d. plate 1 used (3), 1877 6d. plate 2 used, 1876 1s. green plate 8 IJ-JK used block of four, 1s. brown-orange plate 10 used (2), plate 12 BA mint, 1877 3s. plate 1 CC-CD mint pair, 1876 5s.plate 1 used (8), 1877 10s. plate 1 CI and EE used, 1877 1 AK and DQ used (both with faults), also a copy of The Telegraph Stamps of Great Britain by A. McDonald, etc., mixed condition. (88)
99 | £1250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A used selection on leaves, incl. 1881 3d. plate 3 OG, 1877 4d. plate 1 ML, 1877 6d. plate 2 IF, 1876 1s. plates 1 to 10, 1881 1s. brown orange plates 11 (2, one with watermark sideways inverted), 12, 1881 perf 14 5s plate 2 CA, 1881 (May) watermark Anchor 5s. plate 3 CD, 1877 10s. plate 1 GC, 1877 1 BE, etc., varied condition. (35)
100 | £85
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876-81 used selection, comprising 1/2d. plate 5, 1d. plates 1, 3, 3d. plates 2 (2), 3, 6d. plate 1 and 1s. brown-orange plate 10, good to fine used.
101 £4200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1876 1 essay from the De La Rue archives, superbly hand-painted in rose, crimson and Chinese white and with printed head, on card (50 x 33mm.), dated ''JUL 24th 96 (in error for 76), a most attractive item. Photo. See 'The Telegraph Stamps and Stationery of Great Britain 18511954' by Langmead and Huggins, pages 54 & 55.
102 £400
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 6d. grey plate 2 ME-NF mint block of four, minor gum wrinkle, otherwise fine and scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. L214, cat. 725. Photo.
103 £1200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark crown 3s slate-blue JB, a very fine used example of this rare stamp with neat ''FE 28/82'' c.d.s. S.G. Spec. L230, cat. 3,400. Photo.
105 £900
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. grey-green CE-DG block of four, fine used with neat ''GLASGOW/AP 19/80'' c.d.s's, a scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. L235, cat. 1,800. Photo.
106 £1050
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 1 die proof with void corner squares, in black on glazed card (92 x 61mm.) dated ''Nov 2, 1876'' and stamped ''BEFORE HARDENING'', very fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 2,000. Photo.
107 £5500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 AA-BE imperforate colour trial block of ten from the top of the sheet in dull claret, with ''522'' current number and ''TELEGRAPHS'' imprint, on gummed watermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, fine and rare multiple. S.G. Spec. 236, cat 8,000 as singles. Photo.
108 £1050
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 AL-BM imperforate colour trial block of four in grey-green, on gummed watermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, minor creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 236, cat. 3,200. Photo.
109 £2200
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 AS-AT imperforate colour trial pair in brown-lilac, on gummed watermarked paper from the lower left corner of the sheet showing ''Crown/TELEGRAPHS/ONE POUND'' in blue, plate number and part imprint, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, AS has minute thin spot, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 236, cat. 2,200 Photo.
110 £820
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 AT imperforate colour trial in pale ultramarine from the lower left corner of the sheet with plate number and part imprint, on gummed watermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, part original gum, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 236, cat. 800. Photo.
111 £1950
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 BK, a rare mint example, two light diagonal creases, some very faintly toned perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 6,750. Photo.
112 £380
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown lilac CH, fine used with neat centrally struck ''GLASGOW'' c.d.s., superb colour. S.G. Spec. L236(2), cat. 850. Photo.
114 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 DO imperforate colour trial in grey-green, on gummed watermarked paper, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 8, minor tone spot, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 236, cat. 800. Photo.
115 £500
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange AA used with ''BLYTH/NO 8/78'' c.d.s. and messy ''T.M.B./G.P.O.'' boxed cancellation, pressed crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L237. Photo.
116 £300
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange AG, with ''LIVERPOOL EXCHANGE/8 MR/78'' c.d.s. and heavy ''T.M.B./G.P.O.'' boxed cancellation, some creasing, some clipped perfs. at top left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L237. Photo.
117 £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange BB, used with ''GLASGOW'' c.d.s., horizontal crease, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 2,700. Photo.
118 | £450
Literature: The Essential Guide to the Great Britain Line Engraved Stamps 1840-1864 by Dr. K.W. Statham, vols. 1-18 in presentation boxes (vols. 1-14 signed by the author).
119 | £260
Literature: ''British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875'', by Jane and Michael Moubray 1992, as new.
120 | £160
Literature: A selection in two cartons, incl. ''The Postage Stamps of Great Britain parts 1 to 4'', ''London Cancellations'' by Dubus two volumes, ''The Plating of Alphabet III plates 22 to 68 and R17'', photographs of imprimature sheets for plates 1, 2, 5 and 8, etc. (quantity)
122 | £1850
A collection of pre-stamps and Q.V. covers incl. stampless covers from 1766 including a few ship letters, 1840 1d. black on cover (4) incl. plate 2 JH with fair to good margins cancelled with red Maltese cross on 1840 (July 12th) cover to Preston, extensive range of surface printed covers incl. large franking with values to 2s. blue, incl. 1858 (Sept. 11) registered cover to Rome franked at 9s. (1s. (8), 6d. (2)), many to overseas destinations, some later line engraved, mixed condition. (approx. 100)
123 | £350
Postal History: A mainly Q.V. selection of covers and cards in varied condition in a cover album and loose incl. 1840 1d. (just touched at foot) on 1841 cover, selection of imperf. and perf. 1d. red frankings incl. spoon cancellations, 1868 mourning envelope to France with 4d., etc. (120 items)
124 | £2900
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of line engraved covers with mainly distinctive or coloured Maltese Crosses, incl. 1840 1d. with Stonehaven Cross, 1840 1d. plate 3 with Settle Cross on local entire (Brandon certificate, 2003), 1840 2d. with Leeds Cross, range of 1841 1d's incl. red cross, black and red crosses (Brandon certificate, 2007), yellow-ochre cross, some with numeral cancellations incl. olive-green, also two Mulready 1d. letter sheets, one with magenta/maroon cross, the other with Serbian library oval cachet in purple on reverse, mixed condition, some faked or age affected, sold 'as is'. (15 items)
125 | £550
Postal History and Covers: A selection of covers, incl. 1840 1d. black on 1840 (Oct.) cover, Crimean War 1855 (Sept.) envelope to Scotland, endorsed ''via Marseille'' and with handstruck '3', also ''POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY'' c.d.s. on reverse, 1865 cover to Amsterdam bearing 1862-64 3d., 1873 entire to Italy bearing 1867-80 9d. and 1865-67 4d. plate 13, Postal Stationery, W.W.I censors, etc. (49 items)
128 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A mainly Q.V. collection in a folder, incl. 1689 cover to London, bearing on reverse ''DE/20'' Bishopmark, 1855 ''Madeline Smith'' covers (2), 1874 embossed Valentine envelope used from Dartford to London, bearing 1864-79 1d., 1879 envelope to India bearing 1873-80 8d. orange, etc. (75 items)
130 | £95
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.V selection of covers and cards, incl. 1887-92 Jubilee 1s. dull green pair used on parcel label with 1881 1d. pair, postal stationery, etc. (a few 100s)
131 | £95
Postal History and Covers: An interesting collection of stampless covers, all addressed to Master John Deacon (later J. Deacon esq.), mainly to Eton College, with a few to Brighton and Surrey, incl. cover bearing ''PD.1D.'' in red alongside ''TUNBRIDGE/OC 16/1840'' datestamp in black, miniature triangular envelopes (6), range of seals, a few impressed with the coat of arms of his father, J. Deacon, Snr. (72)
132 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1582 merchants entire from Franco Cambi of Antwerp to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''pttt'' and ''d 1'', (1d. charged by the London City Post), fine. Photo.
133 | £200
Postal History and Covers: 1582 merchants entire from Gio Widhols of Ausburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''pagati il porto'', fine. Photo.
134 £210
Postal History and Covers: 1582 merchants entire from Alessandro Antonio Salviati of Pisa to Bartholomew Corsini in London, with Salviati Guild mark, interesting comment in the letter ''Still quarrelling with those English about the bill for the goods on the ''Bisaute'' fine. Photo.
135 £260
Postal History and Covers: 1583 merchants entire from Raffaelo Torrigianni of Nuremburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''conto di pe 142 fustain'', Torrigianni Guild sign, fine. Photo.
136 £200
Postal History and Covers: 1585 merchants entire from Gillis de Grave in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p Pietro Berners + A.V.'', fine. Photo.
137 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1585 merchants entire from Gillis de Grave in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''Robert Britkach'', fine. Photo.
138 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1585 merchants entire from Dirich Reniers in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''con Servicso Bevens che dio saldi'', fine. Photo.
140 £240
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Steffano Hartingen of Cologne, addressed to Hans Bernart and Hubert le Vasseur of Middelburgo, regarding an invoice for two parcels shipped by Corsini, fine merchants mark. Photo.
141 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Heirs of Luigi Capponi of Lyons to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''pp di parigi'' (paid for part of the journey), merchants mark and Strangers Post arrival charge ''D2'', fine. Photo.
142 £200
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Hans Ghysen of Calais to Bartholomew Corsini in London with merchants sign. Photo.
144 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Heirs of Mathia Lederer of Cologne to Bartholomew Corsini in London, with fine Lederer guild sign, fine. Photo.
145 £620
Postal History and Covers: 1587 two merchants entires from Dirich Reniers in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, one endorsed ''p cristofare meyer'' both with Corsini merchant marks, fine. Photo.
146 £300
Postal History and Covers: 1587 merchants entire from Dirich Reniers in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p pietro alverina che dio sasno mandi'' with Reniers merchant mark, fine. Photo.
147 £250
Postal History and Covers: 1590 merchants entire from Guilemo de Greve of Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p la nave di peter berens'', has the appearance of being disinfected, fine. Photo.
148 £240
Postal History and Covers: 1591 merchants entire from John Blythman of Plymouth (Corsini agent) to Fillipo Corsini in London, interesting letter regarding a shipment of pepper, fine. Photo.
149 £240
Postal History and Covers: 1592 merchants entire from Antonio de Buas of Plymouth to Bartholomew Corsini in London, Buas was an agent or employee of Corsini, letter states ''We have now got a favourable wind, and we hope to continue our voyage. The Captain intends to sell his ship in Italy, and I think he will sell it cheap'', fine. Photo.
154 | £200
Postal History and Covers: 1745-1855 selection of entires, incl. 1855 (Dec. 13th) entire letter from London to Camp before Sebastopol, Crimea, bearing 1854-57 1d. and 2d., etc. (12 items)
155 | £700
Postal History and Covers: 1758-1840 a collection of family correspondence, to and from the Forster family, one of whom was Thomas Furley Forster (1761-1825) an early naturalist and member of the Linnaean Society, a good range of Bishopsmarks, three Dockwras, town stamps, each letter has a synopsis of the contents, etc. (73 items)
157 | £440
Postal History and Covers: 1820-83 a collection of covers and some fronts in two folders, leaves and loose, incl. Penny Posts, range of 1841 1d's, 2d. blue SL on 1843 entire tied by number ''1'' in Cross, etc. (a few 100s)
160 £120
Postal History and Covers: 1848 (Jan. 12th) cover from Richmond to Bedale, with manuscript ''Refused'' and bearing Crowned red boxed ''This letter has been REFUSED/29 JA 1848'', with Richmond and Bedale c.d.s's, rare. Photo.
161 £220
Postal History and Covers: 1855 (Oct. 18th) cover bearing 1d. red-brown, handstamped ''MISSENT TO'' in black above ''IVYBRIDGE/OC 18/1855/D'' c.d.s, with ''DURSLEY'' u.d.c. in blue on reverse, and a similar cover 1861 (Sept. 17th), handstamped ''MISSENT TO'' in red with ''IVYBRIDGE/A/SP 17/61'' c.d.s. alongside, an interesting and unusual pair. Photo.
162 £65
Postal History and Covers: 1858 (Jan. 16th) cover bearing 1d. red-brown RB, neatly tied by a superb code S London late fee ''38'' duplex, scarce, very fine and attractive. Photo.
163 £120
Postal History and Covers: 1858 (July 28th) a most unusual and possibly unique deep blue printed envelope of the ''British Association for the Advancement of Science/1858.'', franked with 1d. star (damaged), cancelled London numeral ''24'', ''CHAMPION-HILL'' u.d.c. on reverse. Photo.
164 £320
Postal History and Covers: 1900 (Oct. 20th) Cunard Steamship Co. envelope addressed to J. Fowler Esq, American Consul, Chefoo, China, franked 1881 1d. lilac pair and 1900 1/2d. blue-green tied by straight-line ''PAQUEBOT'' cancellations, ''DUBLIN&QUEENSTOWN/T.P.O/OC 20/00'' circular datestamp below, indistinct Hong Kong and Chefoo backstamps, some envelope imperfections, also 1904 (June 1?th) White Star Line envelope to the same addressee, on reverse KE VII 21/2d. with ''PAQUEBOT'' cancellation, and similar Dublin & Queenstown T.P.O., Hong Kong and Chefoo datestamps. Photo.
166 £260
Postal History and Covers: Crash and Wreck Mail: 1869 (Sept. 13th) P & O liner ''Carnatic'', envelope from Teignmouth to India, struck a coral reef at the mouth of the Suez, bearing special label on reverse ''Recovered from the wreck of the ''Carnatic''. Photo.
168 | £300
Postal History and Covers: Land's End: The Brian Ashworth comprehensive collection in a folder and written-up on leaves, incl. a vast array of p.p.c's with real photo, novelty and many cachets, 1902 p.p.c. bearing boxed ''FROM THE/OLD MAN AT THE/LAND'S END'' in purple, lettercards, ephemera and literature, etc. (100s)
170 £820
Postal History and Covers: London: Military Mail: 1858 soldiers cover, endorsed ''From John Chinenson 1150 Military Trains Canton (China)'' countersigned, addressed to England and franked by 1856-58 1d. tied by London Inland barred oval, on reverse has Hong Kong transit mark. Photo.
171 | £600
Postal History and Covers: London: Southwark: 1720-1882 a collection on leaves, incl. 1777 entire to the Foundling Hospital in Southwark bearing ''PENNY/POST/PAID/S/TU'', 1790 entire to Derby, bearing ''PENNY/POST/PAID/S/TU'' and scarce circular ''PAYD/JY/2/90'' (Willcocks 51), 1791 entire to Kensington with fine ''PENNY/POST/PAID/S/WE'', 1836 two entires from a prisoners in the King's Bench prison both bearing boxed ''Belvi/de Ple/S'', 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheet used in 1844 from Stanford Street to the City, 2d. Posts, Paids, also prints, maps and ephemera, etc.
172 £150
Postal History and Covers: London: Southwark: 1786 entire to Putney, bearing scarce circular ''PENNY POST NOT PAID/S'' (Willcocks 149), on reverse has circular framed ''E.H'' receivers mark and ''11/MR'' Bishopmark. Photo.
173 £100
Postal History and Covers: London: Southwark: 1821 entire written by a prisoner in the King's Bench prison to Colchester, bearing red boxed ''Belvi/de Ple/S' (Willcocks 36), a few cover faults, otherwise fine. Photo.
175 £350
Postal History and Covers: Ship Letters: Falmouth: 1839 entire from Halifax to Coldstream, with manuscript ''1/-'', two line ''COLDSTREAM/PENNY POST'', on reverse has a fine strike of the scarce ''AMERICA/F'' in green. Photo.
176 £850
Postal History and Covers: Uniform Fourpenny Post: 1839 (Dec. 5th) First Day of Uniform 4d. Post entire from Glasgow to London, bearing a superb handstruck ''4'' of Glasgow and neat ''DEC/H 5 N/1839'' c.d.s. in red on reverse, a very fine and rare exhibition quality item. Photo.
178 | £150
Postal Notices: 1908 to 1915 selection of Postal Notices incl. Parcel Post with Argentine Republic, Parcel Post to Persia, Christmas Posts, etc., some faults. (10)
179 | £2900
Used Abroad: A mainly Q.V. selection incl. Malta, Gibraltar, British Levant, St Thomas etc. with values to 5s. (8), some multiples, part covers etc., mainly good to fine. (159 items)
180 | £230
Used Abroad: A selection on leaves, incl. Gibraltar, Malta, Peru, etc., mixed condition. (83)
181 £140
Crimean War: 1856 (May 31st) envelope to Basingstoke, franked by 1854-57 1d. strip of three, cancelled by London District Office marks, on reverse has unframed circular ''POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY'' c.d.s. in green, fine. Photo.
183 £500
Used Abroad: India: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 SI, used with almost complete ''B1'' cancel of Calcutta in blue, further cancelled on arrival with London Inland Branch ''6'' numeral, rare. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. 87, Spec. J92(2). Photo.
184 £820
Used Abroad: Malta: 188083 watermark crown 6d. on 6d. plate 18 AE-CH (AF without slanting dots) a rare block of twelve, with ''A 25'' cancellations, some creasing and wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 162, Z66. Photo.
185 £200
Used Abroad: Nicaragua: 1865-73 4d. vermilion plate 14 AK, fine used with ''C 57'' barred oval of Greytown, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1996). S.G. Z7. Photo.
190 £360
1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Olive-green card printed from the envelope block, unused. This is one of the self addressed to P.C. Burton, who were wholesale agents for the sale of the special stationery, extremely rare. Photo.
195 £350
Great Britain: 1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Violet privilege card used Sept. 16th Windsor-London flight, tied by die 2 cancellation with Cricklewood c.d.s. alongside. Photo.
197 £1400
Great Britain: 1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Violet privilege ''Souvenir of the First United/Kingdom ''Aerial Post'' card with text in black and specially prepared and signed by Windham. Bearing on reverse K.E.VII 1/2d. tied by die I London cancellation of September 9th, very rare. Photo.
199 £350
1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Advertising Cards: Associated Newspapers, red-brown card, bearing K.G.V. 1/2d. tied by die 1 cancellation of September 9th, corner crease, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
201 £230
1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Advertising Cards: Oxo (Hendon to Windsor) dark brown card, bearing K.G.V. 1/2d., tied by die 2 cancellation of September 15th., fine and very scarce. Photo.
202 £130
1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Advertising Cards: Royal Aero Club, dark brown card, bearing K.G.V. 1/2d., tied by die 4 cancellation of September 9th., fine. Photo.
203 £380
1911 Coronation Aerial Post: Advertising Cards: Zog, dark brown card, addressed to Holland, bearing K.G.V. 1/2d., tied by die I cancellation of September 9th., vertical crease, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
204 | £480
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: India: 1862-93, selection of covers, incl. 1871 envelope from Guernsey to Bengal, bearing 1867-80 9d. TB, 1872 envelope to Bombay, bearing 1864-79 1d.(2) plate 140 QC, QD, 1865-67 4d. plate 12 QK, 1867-80 3d. plate 8 LL, 1873 envelope to Bengal, bearing 1867-80 9d. plate 4 FL, 1877 envelope from Guernsey to Assam, bearing 1873-80 8d. SJ, etc., fair to fine. (12 items)
206 | £45
Postal Stationery: Envelopes: 1841-42 1d. pink envelope used within London 1844 (May 1st), cancelled by number ''7'' in Maltese Cross, fine .
209 | £130
Postal Stationery: National Blood Transfusion Service reply cards, 1951-71, comprising K.G.VI 1d. + 1d., CS109 used, 11/2d. + 11/2d. CS117 used, Q.E.II 2d. + 2d. CS150 used, with reply halves attached, 21/2d. + 21/2d. CS176B unused, 21/2d. +1/2d. + 21/2d. + 1/2d. CS181 unused, 3d. + 3d. CS188 unused, also two Official Paid, fine. (8)
210 | £75
Postal Stationery: Postcards: 1961-69 National Blood Transfusion Service cards 2d. + 1/2d. + 2d. + 1/2d. reply card CS157, both outward and reply halves used, also 3d. + 1d. single card CS195 used (creased but scarce).
212 | £85
Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1958-61 1s. blue envelopes size H (8) and K (2), all uprated and used from F.P.O's in Germany to B.F.P.O. 34 in Dusseldorf, fair to fine.
214 | £45
Postal Stationery: Vaccination Acts forms, 1874, comprising 1/2d. green LO34, 1/2d. green form D, LO38, 1/2d. green LO39, 1/2d. brown LO44 part forms unused and used, some faults as usual.
215 | £45
Postal Stationery: Wrappers: 1951 K.G.VI 1/2d. + 1/2d. green stamped to order wrapper WS34, used to Germany, scarce.
216 | £45
Postal Stationery: Wrappers: 1870-1972 selection of unused and used, some uprated, advertising, etc. (72 items)
218 | £60
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1870 1s. green A1 Inland Telegraph form TP1/2, dated ''22-11-69'' and overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', very fine and unfolded.
219 | £60
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1885-98 Q.V. 6d. A1 Inland Telegraph forms, dated and undated, TP11aa, 11ab, 12ba (2), 15b (2), 16aa, 16ab, 16ad, 16bb, good to fine. (10 items)
220 | £120
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1889-98 Q.V. A1s/m Foreign and Colonial telegram forms, 10d. blue TP55, 10d. bbrown TP57, 58a, fine unfolded.
221 | £50
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1919 K.G.V 1s. olive-brown Telegraph form TP24A, with ''11/19'' imprint and interleaving.
222 £80
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1940 K.G.VI 9d. olive Telegraph form TP27, with Tudor crown and interleaving. Photo
223 | £80
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1951 K.G.VI 1s.6d. Telegraph form TP31a with Tudor crown and interleaving.
228 | £800
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A161 used to Bagshot 1840 (June 29th), with red ''Too Late'' and ''T.P./Temple'' not cancelling Britannia, 1d. envelope A182'' unused, 1d. lettersheet A30 used 1841 to Monmouth, 2d. lettersheet a96 unused, some caricatures with Spooners no. 6 unused and hand painted, also some Deraedermaeker reprints, varied condition. (13 items)
229 £800
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A161 (forme 3) used 1841 (Apr. 5th) from Limerick to Newcastle, cancelled by an exceptionally crisp strike of the distinctive Limerick Maltese Cross, a rare item. Clear R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. ME2, cat. 3,800. Photo.
230 £520
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A178 (forme 4) used 1840 (July 15th) from Bridge of Earne to Helensburgh, cancelled by an oily red Maltese Cross with a fine ''BRIDGE OF EARNE/JY 15/1840'' rectangular datestamp in red alongside, small lower left corner fault otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ME2. Photo.
231 £270
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet (stereo obscured by seal) used 1840 (Aug. 9th) from Barnsley to Huddersfield, cancelled by neat orange-red shade Maltese Cross, a little damage to top flap and pressed filing folds. S.G. Spec. ME3. Photo.
233 £280
Printed Envelopes: 1860s reprint Shakespeare envelope in black unused, with ''SHAKESPEARE'' within a floral decoration printed on the flap, some overall toning otherwise fine. Photo.
234 £320
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: J.W. Southgate: No 5 Pickwick envelope used from London to Storrington bearing red London Paid marking of 1840 (date unclear), on reverse one flap missing, slightly toned, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
235 £420
Cancellations: Brunswick Stars: 1866 (Oct. 5th) entire (price list of seeds and letter) from Edinburgh to Stockholm, bearing 1865-67 6d. plate 5 SA, tied by a fine strike. Ex Fraser. Photo.
236 £140
Cancellations: Foreign Branch: 1884 envelope (part of flap missing) to Cornwall, endorsed at top ''Via Brindisi'' bearing 1880-82 21/2d. blue plate 22 GG, tied by ''F.B.'' (Foreign Branch) barred oval, has Falmouth receiving mark on reverse, unusual usage. Photo.
237 £3200
Machine Cancellations: Pearson Hill Fourth Experimental Cancellation: 1858 (Mar.10th) envelope from London to Hull, bearing 1d. star DJ, tied by a superb strike of the Pearson Hill 'C' Machine experimental 'Opera Glasses' double c.d.s. machine cancel, code ''CC'', an exceptional exhibition item, very fine and extremely rare, only four other examples on cover having been recorded. Photo.
238 £240
Cancellations: Trial Cancellations: Salisbury ''683'': 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 12 AK and FD, 1867-80 6d. mauve plate 9 DI, with good to fine strikes, also ''683/E'' without pins, on 1865-47 4d. vermilion plate 11 LD (clipped perfs.), mainly fine. (4). Photo.
239 | £230
Cancellations: Scotland: An award winning exhibition collection of twin arc cancellations with Stampers numbers, on covers, cards and piece, incl. Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow with 1911 p.p.c. franked by Newfoundland 2c. tied by type V cancellation and ''PAQUEBOT'' alongside, Inverness, Perth, range of types, repairs, some instructional markings, etc., a most interesting collection. (134 items and 20 pieces)
241 £220
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting: The page of reprinted essays from the ''1848 Art Union Journal'', some light foxing mainly clear of the essays, otherwise mainly fine. Photo.
242 £150
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting Embossed Essays: 1840 embossed oval ''POSTAGE 1D: HALF OZ:'' essay (Huggins E11), in black on white paper (35 x 36mm.), some staining, thinned at lower left, rare. B.P.A. certificate (2010). Photo.
243 £380
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: Charles Whiting: Two later printed essays demonstrating of the Congreve Method, green and lilac (208 x 120mm.) and green and red (212 x 122mm.), fine. Photo.
244 £2500
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1850 Prince Consort 1d. essay FJ, a rare perforated 16 finished example in red-brown, without gum and toned, top left corner crease and tiny tear, lower right corner blunt, very rare. S.G. Spec. DP71(3)(a), cat. 35,000. Photo.
246 | £420
1840 1d. black an unplated selection, BC, BH, FG, and MI with clear to good margins, GC, LH, NH, and SI with three margins, mixed condition. (8)
247 | £250
1840 used selection with 1d. black, 2d. blue (7) in a range of shades, also 1841 1d. (2), poor to good. (10)
248 | £1300
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 10, all with full margins and red Maltese Crosses, mainly fine to very fine. (11)
249 £2600
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 11 set, all with full margins, all with black Maltese Crosses, mainly good to fine. Photo.
250 | £580
1840 1d. black plates 1b MD used on 1840 (July 15th) cover, PJ on 1849 (Sept.) envelope, RF on piece, 2 PJ on piece, 5 EC on piece, 6 PJ, 8 GH on 1841 (Feb.) cover, poor to fine.
251 | £650
A used selection of 1840 1d. black plates 2, 8 (4), and 9 (2), three with four margins, with matching used 1d. red-brown browns, a few faults, mainly fair to fine. (14)
252 | £260
1840 1d. black plate 1a, BA-BB pair used on 1840 (June 6th) cover (BA with scissors cut), DA, QI, used, poor to good.
253 £220
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a CF with good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
255 £250
1840 1d. black plate 1b BB used on 1840 (Nov. 27th) on large part cover from Leith to Edinburgh with R.P.S. certificate (1976), LH used on 1841 (Jan. 12th) entire from Beith to Ayr, NA used on 1841 (Jan. 3rd) cover from Southampton to Hastings, all with full margins, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. Photo
256 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b BC, used example showing evidence of plate wear with good to large margins, cancelled with neat red Maltese cross, corner bend at upper left, tiny central pinhole, otherwise very fine good appearance. Also two Q.E.II covers. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
257 £320
1840 1d. black plate 1b BL, an exceptional example with huge margins showing part sheet margin at right and part adjoining stamp at left, red Maltese Cross, possible trace of thinning at base not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
258 £130
1840 1d. black plate 1b CD, clear to large margins, lightly used with red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown plate 1b CD (poor) used with near complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5, AS6. Photo.
259 | £680
1840 1d. black plate 1b EK (inverted watermark, poor), FE on piece, FK, GA, IC, NL, SD-SE, SF and TD, used, poor to fine.
260 £150
1840 1d. black plate 1b HA, good to very large margins, a little ragged in places, used on piece with a ruby Maltese Cross. Brandon certificate (1982). S.G. Spec. AS5ve, cat. 1,200. Photo.
261 £230
1840 1d. black plate 1b HA with close to enormous margins (touched at right), used on 1841 (Dec. 15th.) entire from Bedlington to Durham via Morpeth, bearing two line ''Bedlington/Penny Post'' in blue, QJ fine used on 1841 (Mar. 19th) entire from Wetherby to Leeds, TL close to very large margins, just shaved at left, used on 1840 (Dec. 19th) local Edinburgh entire, all cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
263 £350
1840 1d. black plate 1b IH with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 25th) entire from Sevenoaks to Glastonbury, LC with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 12th) large part cover from Haddington to Edinburgh, NH with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 cover from Newport, Isle of Wight to London, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
266 £320
1840 1d. black plate 2 CF, close at foot otherwise good to large margins, neatly tied by light red Maltese Cross to 1840 (May 19th) entire from London to Basingstoke, clear ''MY 19'' backstamp, a fine and scarce May date cover. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. AS15th, cat. 2,800. Photo.
267 | £600
1840 1d. black plate 2 DK, EH (orange Maltese Cross), EI, EJ, NA, NB, QA, also 1d. red-brown OJ, used, poor to fine.
268 £140
1840 1d. black plate 2 EG, good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 4th) cover from Honiton to London, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
269 £290
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 EH with good to large margins, fine used with light 1844-type cancel in black. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. AS16za, cat. 1,800. Photo.
270 £230
1840 1d. black plate 2 GG with good margins, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 25th) large part cover from Huddersfield to Halifax, PB with close to good margins, touched at left, used on 1840 (Aug. 28th) entire from Bath to London, PL with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Aug. 29th) cover from Ramsgate to London, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
271 £350
1840 1d. black plate 2 HJ with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 24th) cover from Girvan to Edinburgh, KK with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 8th) cover from Garlieston to Whitehaven, TF with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 10th) cover from Liverpool to Cheltenham, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
272 £320
1840 1d. black plate 2 KI with small to good margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 12th) cover from Newbury to Basingstoke, NF with small to good margins, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 1st) entire from Leamington to Newcastle, PJ with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 18th) entire from Dunse to Kelso, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
273 £350
1840 1d. black plate 2 MC with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 15th) entire from Glentanner to Aberdeen, MF with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 5th) cover from Maidstone to London, QJ with small to good margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 2nd) cover from Sunderland to London, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
274 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 QL, small to large margins, fine used (affixed at left) on 1840 (Aug. 4th) part cover from Glasgow to Sheffield, tied by orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
275 £210
1840 1d. black plate 2 TH state 2 with large margins, fine used with a brownish shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS17, cat. 425. Photo.
276 | £450
1840 1d. black plate 3, AA, HB, LB, MA on piece, OL on piece, RG, used, poor to fine.
277 £520
1840 1d. black plate 3 SE with good margins all round, used on 1840 (Sept. 3rd) entire from Mid Calder to Hamilton, TF with good to large margins all round, used on 1840 (July 4th) entire from Andover to Baltonsborough, TH with small to large margins all round, used on 1840 (June 11th) cover from Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale, TJ with small to good margins all round, used on 1841 (Mar. 12th) cover from Worcester to Bewdley, first three with red and last by black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
278 £230
1840 1d. black plate 4 AD with small to large margins (affected by filing crease) used on 1841 (Mar. 2nd) entire from Fort William to Aberdeen, EI with small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 24th) cover from London to Brentford, NG with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Dec. 11th) cover from Leeds to Sheffield, all with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
279 £220
1840 1d. black plate 4 CA with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Aug. 5th) part cover from Woodstock to Oxford, HK with close to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 12th) cover from Bromsgrove to Narbeth, QL with small to large margins just shaved at left, used on 1841 (June 17th) entire from Portree to Edinburgh, all with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
280 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 CI, good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (July. 8th) entire from Kirkcaldy to Bathgate, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
281 | £550
1840 1d. black plate 4, DB on piece, DG, ED, EJ, GH on piece, HF on piece, NJ on piece, QA (double ''Q''), SH, SJ, TE, used, poor to fine.
282 £320
1840 1d. black plate 4 DD (double ''D''), small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 5th) cover from Edinburgh to Haddington, tied by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
283 £350
1840 1d. black plate 4 HK with close to very large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 15th) entire from Glasgow to Hamilton, PJ close to large margins, touched at top-right, used on 1840 (Dec. 23rd) cover from Rochester to London via Shooters Hill, RB with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 19th) cover from London to Cambridge, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
284 £220
1d. intense black plate 4 IC, an exceptionally fine used example with good to large margins and neat red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. 1, Spec. AS22. Photo.
285 £280
1840 1d. black plate 5 AF with good margins used on 1841 (Mar. 29th) cover from Aberdeen to Greenock, PF small to large margins used on 1841 (May 5th) entire from York to London, TE with good to large margins, used on 1841 (May 4th) from Blandford to Sherborne, all cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
287 £220
1840 1d. black plate 5 AK with small to large margins used on 1841 (Feb. 16th) entire from Edinburgh to Kirkcudbright, IB close to large margins (cut into at top left), used on 1841 (Feb. 4th) entire from Blandford to Dorchester, KI small to good margins used on 1840 (Sept. 11th) cover from Luton to Hitchin, all cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
288 £350
1840 1d. black plate 5 BD with small to large margins, used on 1841 (May 9th) entire from Southampton to Alresford, BI good to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 30th) entire from Bideford to London, MG small to good margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 14th) entire from Forres to Aberdeen, MH small to good margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 29th) entire to Aberdeen, fair to fine. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
289 | £850
1840 1d. black plate 5, CB, DF, EK, FA, JE, KI, LE on part cover, NG, OB, QA, SB,, also 1d. red-brown LE, NE, PC used on 1841 cover, PG-PH, used, poor to fine.
290 £260
1840 1d. black plate 5 CH with close to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Apr. 23rd) cover from Arundel to London, MD with close to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Apr. 12th) entire from Blandford to Salisbury with boxed ''No. 1'' alongside, OJ with small to good margins, fine used on 1841 (Sept. 23rd) cover from Bridlington to Easingwold via York, all with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spe. AS25. Photo.
291 £160
1840 1d. black plate 5 DC, close to good margins cancelled with neat black Maltese Cross, also 1d. black plate 6 JA with fair to good margins, left margin skilfully repaired, cancelled with two strikes of red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25 & AS41. Photo.
292 £320
1840 1d. black plate 5 DH with small to large margins cut into at ''D'' square, used on 1841 (Mar. 9th) entire from Poole to Shaftesbury, KE with small to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 21st) cover from Bristol to Bath, ME good to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 6th) large part cover from Edinburgh to Dunfermline, all cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G.Spec. AS25. Photo.
293 £350
1840 1d. black plate 5 ME with large margins (a little ragged at left), tied to small piece with a superb strike of the ruby Maltese Cross, a trace of soiling and rubbing at lower right otherwise fine, most attractive with a clear profile. B.P.A. certificate (2013) S.G. Spec. AS25ve, cat. 1,200. Photo.
296 | £920
1840 1d. black plate 6, AA on 1840 (Dec.) cover, AD, AI on 1840 (Sept.) cover, BH on 1840 (Oct.) cover, BF, CG, EK, FL, II, JC on 1840 (Oct.) cover, KB, LB, OH, SA and TG, used, poor to fine.
297 £300
1840 1d. black plate 6 AJ with good to large margins, tied to piece by a complete Scottish 1844-type numeral cancellation, fine and scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. AS41za, cat. 2,500. Photo.
298 £90
1840 1d. black plate 6 CA with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 3rd) cover from Newcastle under Lyme to Cheadle, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing folds. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
299 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 CK with good to large margins, used with neat black Maltese Cross, slight trace of thinning in top margin. Brandon certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
300 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 DD fine used with good even margins and red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
301 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 DL with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 30th) entire from Northampton to Cheltenham, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, central filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
302 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 FA with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 26th) entire from London to Edinburgh, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, central filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
304 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 JD with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 4th) cover from Inverary to Dunse, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
305 £110
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 JF and JJ (just touched) with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 21st) part cover from Edinburgh to Lockerbie, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS40. Photo.
306 £80
1840 1d. black plate 6 MA with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 5th) cover from Glasgow to Greenock, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
307 £450
1840 1d. black plate 6 MH and MI singles (partly overlapping), MH clear at upper left, otherwise ample to large margins, fine used, tied to 1840 (Oct.) cover to Bourton-on-the-Water, with red Maltese Crosses, leaving large portion of the profiles clear, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
308 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 NE with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 1st) entire from Bath to Norwich, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
309 £190
1840 1d. black plate 6 OK with small to very large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, used on 1841 (June 6th) entire from Ayr to Beith, very fine. S.G. Spec AS41. Photo.
310 £250
1840 1d. black plate 6 PF with small to good margins, used on 1841 (July 15th) entire from Aberdeen to North Shields, RA small to large margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 2nd) entire from Birmingham to York, RE close to good margins (closed tear through ''A'' of ''POSTAGE), used on 1841 (Mar. 25th) cover from Teignmouth to Birmingham. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
311 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 PF with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 23rd) part cover to London, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
313 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 PL with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 5th) cover from London to Leeds, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing folds. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
314 £50
1840 1d. black plate 6 QA, used marginal example with good to enormous margins cancelled with near complete red Maltese Cross, washed. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
315 £200
1840 1d. black plate 6 QA with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 16th) entire from Whitchurch to Rugby, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
317 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 RG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 16th) large part cover from Newcastle on Tyne to Carlisle, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
318 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 SG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 5th) entire from Leatherhead to London, cancelled by brownish-red Maltese Cross, filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
319 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 SH with close to good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 20th) entire from Woolton to Richmond, cancelled by red Maltese Cross with ''Woolton/Penny Post'' (another fainter strike) alongside. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
320 £210
1840 1d. black plate 6 SL with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 5th) entire from Oldham to Sheffield, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, with red Oldham u.d.c.. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
321 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 SL with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 28th) entire from Godalming to Petworth, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing folds. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
322 £90
1840 1d. black plate 6 TF with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 18th) entire from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross, a few cover faults. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
323 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 TK with small to large margins all round, affixed upside down, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 16th) cover from Poole to London, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
324 £150
1840 1d. black plate 7 AH with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 21st) large part cover locally used in Taunton, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, with ''TAUNTON/21 JAN 1841/PY POST'' alongside. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
325 | £380
1840 1d. black plate 7, DE, DI, EC, FG, JI, QD, used, poor to good.
326 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 HE with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 7th) entire from Wellington to Exeter, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross with Wellington datestamp below. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
328 £250
1840 1d. black plate 7 JG-JH pair on experimental thin paper, close at right otherwise good to large margins all round, used with red Maltese Crosses, trace of vertical crease through JG otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. AS44c. Photo.
329 £110
1840 1d. black plate 7 MK with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 11th) cover from Whitwell to York, cancelled by deep red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
330 £80
1840 1d. black plate 7 NH with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 21st) cover from Croydon to Carndonagh, readdressed to Portrush cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
331 £380
1840 1d. black plate 7 NK, fine used with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (Jan. 29) cover from Bath to London with red Maltese Cross, re-addressed to the (Oxford and) Cambridge Club, with rare Walworth uniform penny post unpaid ''1'' handstamp, with contents, a letter from a notable mathematician to another, a cover of great interest. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
332 £110
1840 1d. black plate 7 OC with small to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 31st) entire from Edinburgh to Lerwick, neatly tied by orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G.Spec. AS44. Photo.
333 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 PG, small to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 12th) cover from London to Kendal, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
334 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 PL, with good to very large margins, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 6th) cover from Bristol to Evesham, tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
336 £95
1840 1d. black plate 7 TG, ample to large margins, fine used, tied to 1840 (Dec. 19th) cover to Newcastle-under-Lyme, with two strikes of red Maltese Cross, central hole sympathetically repaired, otherwise fine and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo
338 | £680
1840 1d. black plate plate 8, DA, HB, HG, LE, NC on 1840 (Dec.) cover with black Maltese Cross, OJ, OL, RC, TL, also 1d. red-brown II, OD and OL on 1841 (Nov.) cover, poor to fine.
339 £120
1840 1d. black plate 8 EH with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 2nd) envelope within London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
340 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 GC with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 6th) cover from Hereford to Newcastle, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
341 £270
1840 1d. black plate 8 NB, ND, RG and SC, with clear to enormous margins, RG touched at left, cancelled with Maltese crosses, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
342 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 OJ with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 14th) cover from London to Lynn, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
343 £180
1840 1d. black plate 8 PD and SD with small to large margins all round, used on 1841 (Feb. 5th) entire letter from Bishops Waltham to London, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
344 £280
1840 1d. black plate 8 QC with good margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 7th) entire from Newport to Southampton, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
345 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 RB, with clear to good margins, cancelled with red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown plate 8 RB, good margins, central pinhole, black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46 and AS47. Photo.
346 £150
1840 1d. black plate 8 SG with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 8th) entire from Leeds to Manchester, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
348 | £280
1840 1d. black plate 9, BG, EE, MC, also 1d. red-brown EI, GF, OB, TC, TD, TJ, poor to fine.
349 £140
1840 1d. black plate 9 CJ with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 30th) entire from Dartford to Rochester, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
351 £220
1840 1d. black plate 9 DC, fine with fair to large margins, lightly cancelled with red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown plate 9 DC, fair with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56 and AS57. Photo.
352 £150
1840 1d. black plate 9 KF with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 22nd) entire from Brighton to Battle, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
353 £150
1840 1d. black plate 9 KL with close to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 8th) entire from London to Sheffield, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
354 £120
1840 1d. black plate 9 PF with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Mar. 26th) cover from Leamington to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, with Leamington datestamp alongside. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
355 £120
1840 1d. black plate 9 QH with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 23rd) cover from Manchester to London, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
356 £150
1840 1d. black plate 9 RC with small to good margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 21st) entire from London to Sheffield, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
357 £170
1840 1d. black plate 9 SD, with ample to good margins, cancelled with two strikes of red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown plate 9 SD, fair, with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56 and AS57. Photo.
358 | £290
1840 1d. black plate 10 BC, MK with matched 1d. red-brown, SI (re-entry), also 1d. red-brown DJ, HE, HK, poor to fine.
359 £190
1840 1d. plate 10 HE, with ample to good even margins, tied to 1840 (Apr. 16th) cover from Tewkesbury by black Maltese Cross, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo
360 £3500
1840 1d. black plate 10 KD with four good margins and OG with three margins used together on 1844 (Aug. 19th) entire letter from London to Edinburgh, each tied by London Inland Section ''4'' numerals, a fine and unique multiple useage of the 1d. black on cover with numeral cancellations. Holcombe (1991), R.P.S. (2005) and B.P.A. (2008) certificates. S.G. Spec. AS66za, cat. (single adhesive) 15,000. Photo.
361 £190
1840 1d. black plate 10 NB, good even margins, fine used with neat black Maltese Cross, leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
362 £780
1840 1d. greyish-black plate 11 GB good used with good to large margins and black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS72, cat. 4,500. Photo.
363 £320
1840 1d. greyish-black plate 11 HJ, just cut into at lower right, left margin very close, cancelled with neat black Maltese cross, matched with 1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 HJ, just touched at lower right, otherwise ample margins, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS72, AS74. Photo.
364 £12500
1840 1d. black plate 11 OH, a superb example with good to large margins and a light almost complete upright strike of a red Maltese Cross, very rare, possibly the finest known, an exhibition item. R.P.S. certificates (1959 & 2013). S.G. Spec. AS73e., cat. 40,000. Photo.
365 | £550
1840 2d. blue plates 1 LA, NG on part wrapper, 2 AG (2), DG, EC, SG, TI, poor to fine.
366 | £920
1840 2d. blue plate 1, AC, BI (2), EA, EC, MF, MK (2), P? used on front with ''Southwold/Penny Post'' alongside, SK, poor to fine.
367 £220
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 BC with good to large even margins, used with neat red Maltese Cross, horizontal crease, fine appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
368 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 1 BH-BJ strip of three with small to large margins, fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
369 £1400
1840 2d. blue plate 1 CD (double ''D''), a deep shade, unused with close to good margins, a trifle soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 5a, Spec. DS5j, cat. 35,000. Photo.
370 £1550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 seven examples, DA, LI, NE and RD with red Maltese Crosses, CJ, JH and OL with black M.C.'s (JH with Dublin distinctive), all with full margins, mainly fair to fine. Photo.
371 £1550
1840 2d. bright blue plate 1 DD with close to good margins, mint with large part original gum (toned), light crease at top left and trace of thinning at top, of good appearance, rare. Brandon certificate (2004), sold with this opinion only. S.G. Spec. DS6A, cat. 43,000. Photo.
372 £260
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FD, fine used, with good to full margins, showing significant portions of the adjoining stamps, very lightly cancelled by indistinct red Maltese Cross, tiny scissor cut in upper left margin clear of design and not detracting from the appearance, very attractive item. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
373 | £65
1840 2d. blue plate 1 IH (thinned) and KE (touched at right), fair.
374 £380
1840 2d. blue plate 1 JF, small to large margins, neat upright red Maltese Cross. Photo.
375 £850
1840 2d. blue plate 1 JJ-JK pair, large to enormous margins showing parts of adjoining impressions at top and right, very fine used with crisp black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
376 £250
1840 2d. blue plate 1 MG with good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
377 £150
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 MK with good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross in an attractive crimson shade, short top left corner crease, of fine appearance. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. DS1. Photo.
378 £170
1840 2d. plate 1 PB with light neat Scots type Maltese Cross in black and TH with red Maltese Cross, both attractive examples in pale blue and blue but with margins added in places and sold 'as is'. Photo.
379 | £380
1840 2d. blue plate 2 EE with 1844 cancellation, HE, RE with red Maltese Cross, full margins, good to fine.
380 £450
1840 2d. blue plate 2 GA-GB pair, fine used with good margins and light indecipherable Scots 1844-type cancellations in black. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. 5i, Spec. DS8xc, cat. 5,000. Photo.
381 | £270
1840 2d. blue plate 2 GA, KF, PD-PE, PI. poor to fine.
382 £280
1840 2d. blue plate 2 KJ (double letter ''K'') with Irish 1844 cancellation, full margins, fine. S.G. Spec. DS8xc, cat. 2,500. Photo.
384 | £5200
An extensive used collection of 1841 1d. red-brown from ''black'' plates in two albums, with plates 1b (22), 2 (33), 5 (44), 8 (114), 9 (205), 10 (107), 11 (224), a good number with four margins, collected as plate re-constructions, cancelled with black Maltese Crosses, some with clear central strikes, incl. roller flaws and some state II etc., great scope for expansion, fair to fine. (739)
385 | £2100
1841 1d. red-brown plates 1b to 175 complete used plus additional 118-136 on lavender tinted paper (less plates 120 & 131), plates identified by collector and whilst most believed correct not all can be guaranteed, majority good to fine selected examples with full margins, also a few distinctive Crosses, a few duplicates and two with blue Maltese Crosses, mainly good to fine. (196)
386 | £1050
1841 1d. red-brown, a used collection in an album, incl. plate 13 OH used on 1841 (Aug.) cover, 1851 cover with BI (cut into at right) tied by blue ''306'' numeral of Chippenham. 1d. RD with Dorchester datestamp, numbers in Cross, distinctive Maltese Crosses, some plated, etc. (144)
387 £480
1841 1d. red-brown (12) cancelled set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, mainly good to very fine clear strikes, all with full margins good to very fine. S.G. 8m, Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. 3,045. Photo.
388 £1300
1841 1d. red-brown, set of numbers in Cross, all used on covers, extra nos. 3 and 10, most with full margins, (number ''4'' very fine), good to fine. Photo.
389 £200
1841 1d. red-brown DG-EL in a used block of twelve, seven with four ample to large margins, cancelled by 1844 numeral ''498'' in black, a few light bends or creases. Photo.
390 £220
1841 1d. red-brown IE, LD, OE and QC all used with part town datestamps, close to good margins, except IE touched at foot. (4). S.G. Spec. B1va, cat. 3,200. Photo.
391 £120
1841 1d. red-brown NG with good to large margins, and OH just cut into at left otherwise large margins, used together on 1844 (Feb. 28th) entire to Yorkshire, each cancelled by clear upright strikes of the number ''7'' in Maltese Cross, NH with small corner crease and cover with central filing fold. S.G. Spec. B1ug. Photo.
392 £160
1841 1d. red-brown RD and ?C, first with full margins , other with missing corner, used on separate 1842 (Jan. 13th) and 1843 (June 10th) entires from Truro to St. Austell and cancelled by blue Truro Maltese Crosses. Photo.
393 £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b EG, fine with small to very large margins all round, used on 1841 (July 5th) cover to Leicester, redirected to London with manuscript ''1'' charge mark, with London receiving mark of July 11th. on reverse. R.P.S. certificate (1973). Photo.
395 | £60
1841 1d. red-brown plate 10 TI-TJ attractive pair with just clear to large margins and neat black Maltese Crosses, slight creases or bends not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS69, cat. 500. Photo.
396 £140
1841 1d. red-brown plate 24 AB, fine with very large margins showing portions of two adjoining stamps, tied to 1843 (Aug. 6th) cover to Kendal by superb upright black Maltese Cross, outstanding, S.G. Spec. BS13. Photo.
397 £450
1841 1d. red-brown plate 75 LK 'Union Jack' re-entry with good to large margins almost all around, used with part numeral cancellation, leaving all but one corner square clear. S.G. Spec. BS28c, cat. 3,000. Photo.
398 £380
1841 1d. red-brown plate 99 AI top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, blue pencil mark ''99'' in selvedge, fine. S.G. Spec. BS31, cat. 1,350. Photo.
400 | £600
1841 2d. blue, a used selection on leaves with plate 3 ''T'' row, and plate 4 ''F'' row, ''G'' row (less ''GL'') and ''P'' row, with some duplicates, three pairs, range of shades, varied condition but mainly fine and mostly with four margins. (62)
401 | £620
1841 2d. blue, a used selection on leaves, incl. plate 4 BG-CI block, pairs, strips of three and four, re-entries, etc., very mixed condition. (138)
402 | £2000
1841 2d. blue, plate 3 set of twelve numbers in Cross 1 to 12, all with full margins (a few close), mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. E1va-vl, cat. 10,650. Photo.
403 £120
1841 2d. blue plate 3 AB, small to large margins with part sheet margin at top, used with an almost complete strike of the distinctive Dublin Maltese Cross, tiny top left corner bend otherwise fine, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. ES11ul, cat. 700. Photo.
406 £230
1841 2d. blue plate 3 IC-ID pair, close at top to large margins, cancelled with blue Maltese Crosses with small traces of black, attractive pair. R.P.S. certificate (2013) states ''mixed inks Maltese Cross obliterations''. S.G. ES11 var, Photo.
407 £700
1841 2d. blue plate 3 JG-MI, used block of twelve, touched at base and cut into at right, cancelled with 1844 numeral ''516'', light bends. S.G. Spec. ES11. Photo.
408 £2200
1841 2d. blue plate 3 LD-ME mint block (LE state 2), close to good margins all round, LE-ME just affected by vertical crease, otherwise fine and very fresh, possibly a unique block with LE state 2. S.G. Spec. ES11, ea, cat. 42,000+. Photo.
409 £880
1841 2d. blue plate 3 QJ-RK (square footed ''J''), a fine used block of four with good to large margins and neat ''60'' numerals of London. S.G. Spec. ES10, cat. 1,200. Photo.
413 £170
1841 2d. blue plate 4 BH with Spectacle variety, close at top otherwise large to very large margins showing part of BG at left, used on small piece with light numeral cancellation, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1982). S.G. Spec. ES14o, cat. 1,000. Photo.
414 £450
1841 2d. blue plate 4 EI-FJ block of four on thin paper, just clear at lower right otherwise good to very large margins showing parts of adjoining impressions at top, small scissor cut between EJ and FJ, used with numeral cancellations, a fine and uncreased block, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. ES14q, cat. (as a basic block of four) 1,300. Photo.
415 £55
1841 2d. blue plate 4 KE fine used with wide even margins and Liverpool ''466'' numeral in blue-black. Photo.
417 £250
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 153 AA corner marginal imprimatur showing marginal plate number and inscription, marginal damage at left, well clear of design, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B2, cat. 1,350. Photo.
420 £95
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 175 EF with good to large margins used with neat light numeral cancellation, vertical crease at right, of fine appearance, scarce plate. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. B2(1), cat. 1,000. Photo.
421 £130
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 175 TK used with ''763'' numeral of Swansea, small to large margins, diagonal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. B2, cat. 1,000. Photo.
422 £950
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 176 EB, good to large margins all round with a large portion of EA at left, variety thin paper, used with neat London Inland Section ''16'' numeral, a fine example of a rare plate. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. B2(1), cat. 2,900. Photo.
423 £520
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 176 LG very fine used with ''303'' numeral of Folkestone leaving profile clear. S.G. B2, cat. 2,900. Photo.
424 £1550
1d. red-brown plate 177 SD, a fine used example of this extremely rare plate, with London ''11'' cancellation. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. B2, cat. 4,000. Photo.
425 £620
1852-53 1d. red-brown die I alphabet II Reserve plate 12 TC, imprimatur, manuscript ''R 12'' on reverse, fine and scarce. Photo.
426 £1550
1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. plates 92 to 101 complete less plate 95 but with extra plate 100, mainly good to very fine used. Plate 92 with R.P.S. certificate (1991). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 8,050. Photo.
427 £320
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown MC plate 94, fine used on 1850 (Dec. 16th) cover from Bath to Wells. R.P.S. certificate (1968). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,700. Photo.
428 £1250
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plates 155 to R6 complete less 168, and 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d. red-brown plates 194 to R6 complete less 195, mainly good to very fine used selected examples, SC plate 170 HH is an exceptional stamp. S.G. Spec C1, C2. (65)
429 £920
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II SC14 1d. red-brown plate R6 HJ-IK fresh and very scarce unmounted mint block of four, HJ-HK with light diagonal bend not detracting from appearance and HJ with some perfs. clipped at top, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 22, Spec. C2, cat. 5,000. Photo.
430 £1500
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC14 1d. red-brown plates 1 to 21 complete, mainly good to fine used selected examples. S.G. Spec. C3. Photo.
431 £620
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II SC16 1d. red-brown plates 1 to 15 complete, mainly good to very fine used selected examples. S.G. Spec. C4. Photo.
432 £1700
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II LC16 1d. red-brown plates 1 to 15 complete less 3, mainly good to very fine used selected examples. S.G. Spec. C5. Photo.
433 £800
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II LC14 1d. red-brown plates 1 to 21 complete, mainly good to very fine used selected examples, the rare plate 3 PK is a fine example. S.G. Spec. C6. Photo.
434 £680
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 22 MI, neatly cancelled, a few blunted perfs., otherwise fine, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 3,000. Photo.
435 £160
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 23 OD neatly cancelled, centred high, very scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
436 £240
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 24 GI fine used, neatly cancelled. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
438 £260
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 26 KJ (gothic ''K''), used, a few blunted perfs., otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 1,500. Photo.
439 £900
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 27 IE used, fine and rare. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 3,600. Photo.
440 £800
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III LC 14 1d. red-brown, plates 22 to 48 complete as listed, mainly good to fine used selected examples, Plate 48 is exceptional with clear profile and R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. C8. Photo.
441 | £900
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III LC 14 1d. rose red plates 27 to 52 complete as listed, mainly good to very fine used selected examples. Plates 49 and 52 with R.P.S. certificates (1979). S.G. Spec. C9.
442 £1200
Later line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC14 Transitional issues on yellowish to cream toned paper 1d. rose-red plate 53 GD, a very attractive lightly cancelled example with neat numeral leaving profile almost clear, corner crease and surface rub, otherwise fine and an extremely rare plate. R.P.S. certificate (1975), which states it is C10 (6) but this plate was not used for the later printings. S.G. Spec. C9(4). Photo.
443 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III LC 14 1d. plate 55 OF, fine used on 1857 (Aug. 12th) cover, rare. S.G. C9, cat. 1,100 off cover. Sold subject to expertisation. Photo.
444 | £600
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red plates 27 to R17 complete as listed, mainly good to very fine used selected examples. S.G. Spec. C10. Photo.
445 | £1550
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. rose-red plates 27 to 60 complete as listed, mainly good to very fine used selected examples. S.G. Spec. C11. Photo.
446 | £400
1840-79, line-engraved, A mint or unused selection incl. plates 96 KH-NI, 116 HB-IC, 168 EC-HD, 205 OG-PL, etc., varied condition. (61)
447 | £9000
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. used reconstructions in five exercise books plus a few in packets with plates 71 to 97 (less 77) all complete, 132 complete, 153 complete, and 219 to 224 all complete (less 220 FF, 223 IL and RI, and 224 LL), with some duplicates, occasional perfin, etc., mixed condition but many good. (1000s)
448 £2200
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77 and 115), all used with c.d.s. cancellations, mainly fine to very fine, plate 225 RK is exceptional with neat part Liverpool squared circle, a rare group. (150) Photo.
449 | £200
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77), incl. 225 RB, mainly good to fine. (151). Photo.
450 £450
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 140 KB-LE block of eight (4 x 2), displaying dramatic perf. shift, cancelled with ''P/TRURO/JY 25/73'' c.d.s., perf. splitting and re-enforcement, an interesting item. S.G. Spec G1. Photo.
451 | £5000
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 225 used selection in an old approval book and on a stockcard, sixty-two examples, virtually all different letterings, a few on piece, three are perfins, also plate 93 KL apparently imperf. used, very mixed condition, most with some cut perfs. or damaged.
452 £820
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 225 KG very fine used with ''TORQUAY/JA24/80/805'' duplex on clean, neat and uncreased envelope to Edinburgh. Photo.
454 | £3000
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. used part reconstructions in a binder, exercise book and loose in envelopes, most plates represented incl. plates 5, 6 and 13 almost complete, quantities of plates 4, 5 and 6 loose in envelopes, also 1870 11/2d. plates (1) and 3 almost complete reconstructions with plate (1) OP-PC error (poor), quantity of loose 1858-76 2d's, occasional perfin, etc., very mixed condition. (1000s)
455 £550
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 5 SW-TX mint block of four from the lower right of the sheet with plate number, imperforate at right between stamps and selvedge, three unmounted, crackly gum, fine, S.G. 48, Spec. G4, cat. 460+. Photo.
456 | £920
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 9, a selection of fourteen used examples, poor to fair, four damaged.
457 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. plate 12, AW-CX a mint block of six from the right of the top sheet showing plate number and part inscription, some perf. reinforcing, otherwise fine. S.G. 48. Photo.
458 £260
1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 13 AG-BI unmounted mint block of six from the top of the sheet showing part inscription, fine. Photo.
459 £620
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. rose-red plate 13 RB-TG fresh mint block of eighteen (6 x 13) from the base of the sheet, mint, usual crackly gum, most are unmounted, fine. S.G. 48, cat. 2,160 as singles. Photo.
460 £420
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. plate 14, JW-KX mint block from the right of the sheet, fine. S.G. 48. Photo.
461 | £800
184754 Embossed 1s. green die 1 (3), die 2 (3) all cut square with full margins, also two others with c.d.s. (touched), fair to very fine. Photo.
463 £980
184754 Embossed 10d. brown dies 1 to 4, all cut square with full margins, good to fine. Photo.
464 £270
184754 embossed 10d. deep brown pair, close at right otherwise good to large margins, used with neat numeral cancellations, slight thinning in top left corner and scissor cut between at foot well clear of design, most attractive. S.G. Spec. H2(2), cat. 4,400. Photo.
465 | £280
184754 Embossed 6d. three used cut square examples, two just touched, otherwise fine, also another remargined.
466 £550
1847-54 Embossed: 6d. mauve, a fine marginal example from the right of the sheet, touching to good margins other sides, paying registration fee on 1854 (June 8th) cover from Birmingham to Macclesfield, postage paid by misperforated SC16 1d. TB showing marginal inscription at base, the 1d. crossed by filing fold, otherwise fine. Photo.
467 £140
1847-54 Embossed 6d. mauve, two pairs (both with scissor cuts), cut square with some clear margins, used on 1855 entire from London to U.S.A. Photo.
468 | £140
Surface Printed: 185557 watermark large garter 4d. rose pair and single, 6d. lilac two singles, 1s. green pair and single, all used on separate covers to overseas destinations, fair to fine. (6 items)
470 £300
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. watermark medium garter on ordinary white paper, two examples in clearly contrasting shades used together on 1856 (Dec. 2nd) wrapper from Bristol to 'Ehrenbretistein, Rhenish Prussia', tied by ''BRISTOL/DE 2/1856'' Spoons, code ''K'', oval ''MATTHEWS & LEONARD/2DEC.1856/BRISTOL'' forwarding agents cachet in black on front and reverse. Attractive and unusual. Photo.
471 £210
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. deep lilac, a fresh unused example. S.G. 69, Spec. J70, cat. 1,800. Photo.
472 £95
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 3d. pale carmine-rose plate 2 ME-MF pair, used on 1864 cover from York to Egypt, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 76. Photo.
473 £90
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 3d. pale carmine-rose plate 2 NC-ND pair, used on 1865 cover from Manchester to Italy, with two line ''INSUFFICIENTLY/PREPAID'', slightly soiled, otherwise fine. S.G. 76. Photo.
474 £820
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, a good used example if a little heavily cancelled, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2013) states 'very tonned[sic]' - which seems harsh. S.G. 84d, Spec. J71f, cat. 8,000. Photo.
475 £60
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 3 TF with watermark inverted, good used with part Derry ''172'' duplex. S.G. 84wi, Spec. J71fe, cat. 425. Photo.
476 £820
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 6d. lilac plate 4 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, a good used example if rather heavily cancelled, very scarce. PTS certificate (2013) states 'some toning' - which seems harsh. S.G. 85d, Spec. J72h, unpriced. Photo.
477 £1500
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 4 TF watermark error three roses and a thistle, fine used with 1864-79 1d. plate 91 CI on 1865 (Nov. 10th) envelope to Calcutta with printed ''VIA MARSEILLES'' in red scroll, the 9d. has been lifted to confirm the watermark error and replaced, tied by ''LONDONS.W./NO 10/65/SW/32'' duplexes. Very rare. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. 98c, Spec. J94f, unpriced used. Photo.
478 £180
Surface Printed: 186780 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1 DC, with 3d. plate 10 EI, fine used on 1873 entire from London to Italy. Photo.
482 £1000
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown HE, a wing marginal example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, tiny surface damage and a few faintly toned perfs. at lower right, light gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum, good colour. S.G. 121s, cat. 3,800. Photo.
483 £1200
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown EC used with crisp 1880 (July 27th) Scarborough c.d.s., small corner imperfection and a little pale, very scarce with c.d.s. and of fine appearance. S.G. 121, Spec. J120, cat. 4,200. Photo.
484 £180
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown LK Sperati forgery on impressed spray watermarked paper with forged bar cancellation barred numeral cancellation, a few blunted perfs. at base otherwise fine. Photo.
486 £110
Surface Printed: 187273 watermark spray 6d. pale buff plate 12 DE, unused (re-gummed), wing margined example, fresh appearance. S.G. 123. Photo.
487 £1850
Surface Printed: 1867-78 1 die proof with outer frame lines, uncleared corner squares and plate number circle, in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm.), dated ''Apr. 18, 1878'', very fine. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 4,600. Photo.
488 £300
Surface Printed: 186783 1 brown-lilac, imperforate forgeries with uncleared letter squares in brown and black on card, in black on greyish paper fine. Photo.
489 | £110
Surface Printed: 186783 1 brown-lilac, five crude litho forgeries ''used'' two with fake I.R. Official overprints and two as a tte-bche pair, all lettered EA.
490 £200
Surface Printed: 186783 1 brown-lilac FJ imperforate forgery in black on card, fine. Photo.
491 £1600
Surface Printed: 1867-78 1 FJ imperforate plate proof in black on unwatermarked white wove paper, very fine and rare. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 5,300. Photo.
493 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 AG unused with part original gum (sweated), good colour and appearance. S.G. 127, cat. 11,000. Photo.
495 £170
Surface Printed: 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 BD overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, without gum, minor imperfections but good appearance. S.G. 126s, cat. 1,600. Photo.
496 £400
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 CB, fine used with crisp ''EDINBURGH/JY 10/82'' c.d.s. S.G. 127, cat 1,350. Photo.
497 £400
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 2 CD fine used with neat ''DUNDEE/DE 23/80'' c.d.s., most attractive. S.G. 126, cat. 1,350. Photo.
498 £110
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose plate 2 GC used with Leadenhall St. c.d.s., trace of red crayon at right, slight creasing, of fine appearance. S.G. 127, cat. 1,350. Photo.
499 £350
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey AH used with part oval registered datestamp in blue, light bend, good appearance. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
500 £560
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish-grey CC, most attractive, light diagonal crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise very fine used with ''DUNDEE/FE 6/83'' c.d.s. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
501 £620
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 CG imperforate colour trial in bistre overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine corner marginal with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
502 £620
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 CH imperforate colour trial in mauve overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
503 £1500
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 DF imperforate colour trial in orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine corner marginal with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
504 £1300
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 DF imperforate colour trial in greenish-grey overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine corner marginal with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
505 £1100
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 DG imperforate colour trial in orange overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine marginal with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
506 £1100
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 DG imperforate colour trial in purple overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fine marginal with large part original gum, a few wrinkles. S.G. Spec. J126, cat. 2,700. Photo.
507 £1250
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FJ overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fresh with part original gum, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and of excellent colour. S.G. 129s, cat. 6,000. Photo.
508 £380
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 FJ perforated forgery in blue on thick gummed unwatermarked paper, fine and unusual. Photo.
509 £950
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FJ fine used with neat ''LONDON/NO 10/81'' c.d.s., centred right, excellent colour. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
510 £1000
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac HG, exceptionally fine used with neat ''GLASGOW/JA 25/82'' c.d.s., excellent colour, possibly a trifle soiled. S.G.129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
511 £920
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green DF used with neat upright ''SWANSEA/NO30/83'' c.d.s., pressed horizontal crease, of fine appearance. S.G. 131, cat 5,200. Photo.
512 £1500
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green EH very fine used with neat ''ABERDEEN/OC 17/83'' c.d.s., excellent colour. S.G. 131, cat. 5,200. Photo.
513 £370
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. grey-green GH used with ''CHARING CROSS'' squared circle cancellation, pressed diagonal crease, a trifle soiled. S.G. 131, cat 5,200, also watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. (used). Photo.
514 £680
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange CF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, slightly faded, corner bend, without gum, S.G. 133s, Spec. J128s, cat. from 3,500. Photo.
515 £2800
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange CL used with neat ''VERE STREET/NO 20/82'' c.d.s., clear blueing but possibly enhanced, otherwise fine. S.G. 133, cat. 15,000. Photo.
516 £450
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose plate 4 CF, a used example with central ''LOTHIAN ROAD/MY 15/84'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 134, cat. 4,200. Photo.
517 £950
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose plate 4 GF, a very fine used example with neat ''IPSWICH/DE 6/83'' c.d.s., S.G. 134, cat. 4,200. Photo.
518 £820
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey DF of superb colour with neat ''GLASGOW/AP 14/83'' c.d.s., pressed vertical crease not detraction from appearance, otherwise fine and most attractive. S.G. 135, cat. 4,500. Photo.
519 | £8800
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 1 brown-lilac EG, imprimatur (re-registered after alteration), fresh with superb colour, full gum, heavy vertical crease, otherwise fine and exceedingly rare. Ex The Royal Collection. S.G. Spec. J127a, cat. 55,000. Photo.
520 £2400
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 1 brown-lilac FD exceptionally fine used with neat ''BUCKIE/SP 28/83'' c.d.s., very faint trace of a crease, in no way detracting from the superb appearance. S.G. 136, cat. 9,000. Photo.
521 £2300
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AC mint, slightly heavily mounted, creases and gum wrinkles, minute thin spot, fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 137, cat. 14,000. Photo.
522 £750
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AH used with neat ''?HIGH HOLBORN W.C./SP 27/89'' c.d.s. and part large boxed cancellations, reduced crayon marks. S.G. 137. Photo.
523 £1350
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BJ used with neat ''WISBECH/JA 11/00'' c.d.s., pressed horizontal crease, otherwise fine, most attractive. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
524 | £380
Surface Printed: 187380 21/2d. rosy-mauve, a mainly used selection, incl. plates 3 to 17, range of covers with overseas destinations to Holland, Germany, Canada, U.S.A., also 21/2d. blue (4), etc. (45)
525 £580
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. plate 15 AK imperforate colour trial in sage-grey on gummed watermarked paper, with margin at top showing plate number, top of margin damaged and a few gum wrinkles, stamp unmounted. S.G. Spec. J64, cat. 250. Photo.
526 £170
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 TK fresh mint, a trifle soiled and tiny surface stains. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 156, Spec. J91A, cat. 1,800. Photo.
527 £550
Surface Printed: 188083 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 22 KA-LB block of four from the top left corner of the pane, fresh unmounted mint, a few slight gum creases or wrinkles. S.G. 157, Spec. J24, cat. 2,600. Photo.
528 £170
Surface Printed: 1880-83 watermark crown 21/2d. blue plate 23 CA-DB fine used block of four, cancelled by single ''G 06'' barred oval of Beyrout. S.G. 157. Photo.
529 £150
Surface Printed: 188083 3d. on 3d. plate 21 AG, 6d. on 6d. plate 18 ML, also 1881 1d. lilac 16 dots, affixed to what is believed to be Somerset House ''SPECIMEN'' paper (285 x 145mm.), each cancelled by an ink cross, numbered ''45'' at lower right, unusual. Photo.
530 £1350
1880-83 3d. on 3d. lilac plate 21 LI-NL block of twelve fine fresh mint, a little hinge reinforcement of perfs and MI-ML has slight gum crease, faintly yellowish gum, not detracting. Ex Griffiths. S.G. 159, cat. 7,200 as singles. Photo.
531 £700
Surface Printed: 188083 3d. on 3d. NA-PD block from the left of the sheet, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, OD has tone spot, otherwise fine with gum, a rare multiple. Ex Samuel. S.G. 159s. Photo.
532 £1250
Surface Printed: 188083 6d. grey plate 18 AK-BL mint block of four, lower pair unmounted, fine and fresh, very scarce. S.G. Spec. J89 cat. 2,100+. Photo.
534 | £500
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots 1d. lilac, a selection of bluish lilac shades, all with (correct) 1882 c.d.s's, mainly fine. (64)
535 | £120
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots 1d. lilac, two used examples with ''SDS'' and ''SDC'' perfins (Stamp Distribution Syndicate and Stamp Distribution Company) ex booklets, with 1891 and 1893 dated cancellations, scarce.
536 | £80
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots 1d. lilac, a selection of used control singles, comprising N, O, U (4), V (2), W (2), X, also 1887 1/2d. vermilion control Q pair, most with c.d.s's, good to fine.
537 £140
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. lilac unofficially bisected and affixed to postcard sent 1899 (Nov. 7th) within Manchester, disallowed by the Post Office with the stamp uncancelled and the card endorsed ''Unpaid/1d'', most unusual. B.P.A. certificate (2006). Photo.
538 £850
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. GG, 5s. KG, on white paper HH, KA, 5s. CA, GH, 10s. BA and KB, mainly good to fine used, a few imperfections, all with c.d.s. cancellations. Photo.
540 £100
1884 1 brown-lilac PB imperforate forgery in orange-brown on gummed unwatermarked paper, fine. Photo.
541 £7000
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose FC-GE an exceptional block of six of excellent colour and with light neat ''KELSO/F/AU28/84'' circular datestamps, typical streaky bluing, light creasing not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and a stunning multiple, the only used block we can recall seeing. B.P.A. certificate (2011). S.G. 176, cat. 23,100++. Photo.
542 £980
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 10s. ultramarine GA, a most attractive used example with very neat ''PAISLEY/FE 24/86'' c.d.s., faint creasing not affecting appearance, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1942), stating ''very faintly blued paper''. S.G. 177, cat. 8,250. Photo.
543 £400
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. CA, 5s. GA and 10s. JC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, a few small gum wrinkles and 2s.6d. with a few short perfs. at foot otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. K10s, K12t, K14s, cat. 1,425. Photo.
545 £350
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt BB, used, pressed creases, treated to reduce staining, colour faded. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 182, cat. 8,250. Photo.
546 £450
1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine CH, a fresh mint example, faint vertical gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 183, cat. 2250. Photo.
547 £1500
Surface Printed: 1883 84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt NF, fine used with ''STRAND.B.O./SOMERSET HOUSE/JU 21/84'' c.d.s., S.G. 182, cat. 8,250. Photo.
548 £260
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac AD good used with registered oval datestamps, handstamp on reverse, small trace of ink at top left, good colour. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
549 £320
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown lilac BB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, part original gum (toned), of fine appearance. S.G. 185 (S93), Spec. K15t, cat. 2,800. Photo.
550 £680
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac NC, a used example of deep colour with ''LONDON'' c.d.s., trivial imperfections, otherwise very fine appearance. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
552 £150
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RA used with registered datestamps, two horizontal creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
553 £620
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac SD very fine used with part oval registered datestamps, a little light toning on reverse, fine colour. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
554 £520
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac BC used with a crisp almost complete ''LONDON/SOUTH WESTERN OFFICE/JY 10/89'' c.d.s., reduced crayon at right, of fine appearance. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
555 £850
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac EC fine used with central ''JERSEY'' c.d.s., faint crease not detracting from appearance, excellent colour. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
556 £1200
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac JC plate 2 showing frame breaks, a fine example with ''EALING/MR 8/89'' circular datestamps and boxed cancellation well clear of the frame breaks. S.G. 186a, cat. 9,000. Photo.
557 £400
Surface Printed: 188384 'lilac and green' issue, 11/2d. to 1s. (less 4d.) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, fair to fine, all with gum, a few small imperfections. S.G. 188-191, 193-196, cat. 1,550. Photo.
559 | £800
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. mint and used collection on leaves, mint incl. 11/2d. block of four, 5d. die I, 9d. (4), 10d. (4), 1s. green (3), 1s. green and carmine (5), selection of 1/2d. controls, various used incl. 5d. die I (3), 1s. green block of four, etc., varied condition, some of the mint unmounted. (131)
561 | £230
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion to 1s. green (incl. scarce 41/2d.) overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, some a little toned on reverse but mainly of fine appearance with gum, also additional 11/2d. (perf. faults), 5d. (no gum), 1s. and Govt. Parcels 9d. (no gum). (16)
562 | £130
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion, 2d., 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 5d. (2), 6d., 9d. and 1s. green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 12, some with tone spots on reverse but mainly of fine appearance, mostly with gum. (12)
563 £280
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set unmounted mint, 1s. dull green slightly colour affected, others mainly fine. S.G. 197-211, 213, 214. Photo.
564 | £130
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion (4), 1/2d. blue-green, 11/2d. (3), 2d. (4), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (3), 4d. (3), 41/2d. (5), 5d. die I, die II (2), 6d. (3), 9d. (4), 10d. (4), 1s. dull green (2) and 1s. green and carmine, shades, mainly good to fine used with c.d.s.
565 £1500
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. vermilion variety printed on the gummed side and with watermark inverted, a superb unmounted mint lower marginal example (mounted in margin), rare. R.P.S. certificate (1980, for pair). S.G. 197a. Photo.
567 | £450
Surface Printed: 1887-1900 'Jubilee' 2d. grey-green and carmine in an attractive bright shade, in an unmounted mint lower left corner block of 30 (6 x 5, mounted in margin), from setting 3, diagonal crease affecting left margin and corner stamp and a few other minor wrinkles otherwise fine and very fresh with fine colour. S.G. 200, cat. 1,500 as singles. Photo.
568 £100
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 41/2d. green and deep bright carmine used with ''ROSS'' c.d.s. and 41/2d. green and pale dull scarlet used on fragment with neat ''MOLD'' c.d.s., fine. Photo.
569 £200
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 5d. dull purple and blue die I, fine mint. S.G. 207, cat. 800. Photo.
570 £220
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 10d. dull purple and carmine in a mint lower right corner block of six (3 x 2), mounted on top left stamp and in margin, five stamps fine and fresh unmounted, an attractive multiple. S.G. 210, cat. 510+. Photo.
571 £170
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green BB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 15, horizontal crease at top otherwise fine without gum, good appearance. S.G. 212s, cat. 1100. Photo.
572 £1950
Surface Printed: 188792 ''Jubilee'' 1 green ED, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint example from the right of the sheet, a few trivial gum wrinkles, excellent colour. S.G. 212, cat. 7,500. Photo.
573 £1900
Surface Printed: 188792 ''Jubilee'' 1 green FD, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint example from the right of the sheet, excellent colour. S.G. 212, cat. 7,500. Photo.
574 £2700
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green GA imperforate and overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, very fresh with full original gum (unmounted), fine. S.G. Spec. K17s, cat. 6,500. Photo.
575 £620
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green JA, mint, showing crushed frame line at left, vertical crease and a few gum wrinkles, centred to left, otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 4,000. Photo.
576 £300
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green LA used with neat ''NEWPORT/MON MY 11/01'' c.d.s., a little light creasing, of fine appearance. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
577 £320
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green MC overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, with large part original gum, small gum bend and small lightly toned area on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 212s, cat. 1,100. Photo.
579 £420
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green PB, exceptionally fine used with light neat ''OXFORD/AP 23/01'' c.d.s., most attractive. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
581 £270
Surface Printed: 1900 1/2d. blue-green and 1s. green and carmine overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 15, each with tone spots on reverse, mainly on perfs. (just visible at top on front), 1/2d. with a short perf., otherwise fine and fresh with gum, scarce. S.G. 213s-214s, cat. 1,600. Photo.
582 | £160
Officials: 1882-1904 a mainly used collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue, Army Official, Government Parcels, Royal Household 1/2d. and 1d. used, etc. (51)
583 £75
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1882 6d. grey plate 18 EE used on piece with Government Parcels 1886 11/2d. lilac GG and GH, fine. S.G. O4, O61. Photo.
585 £850
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1890 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine ED, fine used with neat upright ''PLYMOUTH/DE 30/95'' thimble c.d.s. cancel, some minimal peripheral soiling otherwise fine, an attractive example of a rare high value. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. O10, cat. 3,500. Photo.
587 £500
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1892 1 green IB used with messy oval ''ACCOUNT BRANCH/23 OC 94/P.O. GLASGOW'' d.s., vertical crease at left, otherwise fine. S.G. O16, cat. 2,500. Photo.
588 £220
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 13 BJ-CJ vertical pair, both overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, pen-stroke on face, fine with gum. S.G. O64s, cat. 650 as singles. Photo.
590 £650
Officials: Government Parcels: 188386 1s. orange-brown plate 14 CB-CD used strip of three (CD showing hook on ''T''), fine used with ''G.P.O. DEPOT'' cancellations, a scarce multiple. S.G. O64c, cat. 1,500 as singles. Photo.
591 £780
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 14 KA mint with large part original gum, hinge remainders, fine. S.G. O64c, cat. 3,300. Photo.
593 £140
Officials: Board of Education: 1902 5d. dull purple and blue, used, slight crease, otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. O81, cat. 1,200. Photo.
594 | £3800
King Edward VII: A mainly fine to very fine used collection, all stamps with c.d.s's in an album, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (2), 10s. (2), 1, 1911 Harrison, 1911-13 Somerset House with 6d. dull lilac with R.P.S. certificate (1987), 6d. dull purple on Dickinson coated paper (2), 2s.6d. dull greyish purple, 5s. (2), 10s. (3), 1, very good range of shades, etc., a fine lot. (180). Photo.
595 | £4800
King Edward VII: A mint collection on leaves with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, very good range of shades to 6d. (15), 9d. (14), 10d. (11), De La Rue 1/2d. pale yellowish green booklet pane of five with St. Andrew's Cross, watermark inverted (without selvedge), Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. bright green (fine impresion), unmounted, R.P.S. certificate (1981), Somerset house 5d. dull reddish purple and cobalt blue in a lower left marginal block of 10 (5 x 2), Somerset House 6d. on 'Dickinson' coated paper, both shades unmounted with Brandon and R.P.S. certificates (1977 and 1982), Somerset House 9d. slate-purple and cobalt-blue, unmounted, R.P.S. certificate (1977), De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine on ordinary paper, R.P.S. certificate (1988), 10d. slate-purple and carmine on chalk surfaced paper, unmounted, Hendon certificate (1995), range of marginal pieces, controls etc., mainly fine unmounted. (129)
596 | £1400
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves with mint incl. a good range of De La Rue and Somerset House shades to 5d. (6) incl. De La Rue block of four, 6d. (16) incl. Somerset House block of four, single on ''Dickinson'' coated paper, 9d. (7), 10d. (4), 1s. (7), 2s.6d., Harrison perf. 15 x 14 21/2d., 3d. (2), 4d. (5 incl. strip of three), De La Rue 1/2d. booklet pane of six, another (wmk. inverted) cancelled St. Andrew's Cross type A (toned at top) with R.P.S. certificate (undated), also various used to 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), etc., varied condition but many fine with some unmounted. (152 + 2 panes)
597 | £2200
King Edward VII: An accumulation on Hagner pages with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, mint incl. 1/2d. and 1d. controls, 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached, 1d. booklet pane wmk. inverted, 11/2d. block of four, 21/2d. block of four, 4d. green and brown block of four, 6d. (7) incl. 'Dickinson' coated paper, 9d. (6) incl. block of four, 10d. (4), 1s. (3), 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2), 10s., range of shades, various used incl. 1s. block of four, 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (3), 10s. (2), also a range of Officials to 1s. mostly used (not guaranteed), etc., mixed condition, some of the mint unmounted. (189)
598 | £600
King Edward VII: A used collection in a boxed Oriel album, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue with shades to 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (4), 10s., 1, 3d. with variety broken scroll, 1911-13 Somerset House to 2s.6d. (3), 10s. and 1, etc., varied condition. (162)
599 | £800
King Edward VII: A duplicated collection on stockpages with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, wide range of mint shades to 6d. (15), 9d. (3), 10d. (5), 1s. (9), 2s.6d. (2), various used to 5s. (3), etc., mixed condition but many of the mint fine with a few unmounted. (approx. 470)
600 | £1050
King Edward VII: An accumulation on Hagner pages with mint incl. a selection of 1/2d. and 1d. De La Rue and Harrison controls, 2d. block of four, 5d. (5), 6d. (8), 7d. block of four, 9d. (3), 10d. (4), 1s. (4), 2s.6d., 10s. (adhesions on reverse), range of shades, used to 2s.6d., 5s. (2), 10s. (2), etc., mixed condition, some unmounted. (143)
601 | £520
King Edward VII: A collection on leaves, mainly used with a wide range of De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings to 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s., 1 (2, one toned), a few covers and cards, mint values to 6d. (5), 9d., 1s., etc., varied condition. (approx. 240)
602 | £500
King Edward VII: 1902-13, a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. mint to 2s.6d., used to 1, etc., mixed condition. (111)
603 | £230
King Edward VII: An accumulation with mint incl. 1/2d. and 1d. controls, 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached, De La Rue 1d. vertical strip of three with major plate crack (top stamp damaged), a few values to 9d. and 10d., range of used, selection of Officials, etc., mixed condition. (approx.180)
604 | £120
King Edward VII: The 1 forgery (10 in green and two in purple), all ''used'', quite crude litho.
605 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. blue-geranium, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, light gum bend, otherwise very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
606 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. cerise, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, light diagonal gum bend at lower left, otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
607 £480
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-red, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
608 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. deep carmine, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, rather heavily mounted, otherwise very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
609 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine-lake, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, part sheet margin at right, light bends, otherwise very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
610 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. carmine rose, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, light diagonal gum wrinkle, otherwise very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
611 £580
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. dull rose, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, part sheet margin at right, fine with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1995). S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
612 £550
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. blue geranium, perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, sheet margin at top, very fine with full original gum (unmounted), S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
615 £480
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. in a shade of carmine, perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, a few spots on gum, otherwise fine with full original gum (unmounted), S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
618 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in deep ultramarine, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
619 £450
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in ultramarine, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
620 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in pale ultramarine, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, minor perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
621 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in sky blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, perfs. cut a little close in places, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
622 | £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in violet blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, perfs. cut a little close at left, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
623 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in greenish blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, minor perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
624 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in deep blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper from the left of the sheet with margin, light gum bends, otherwise fine with large part original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1989). Photo.
625 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in deep blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, perfs. cut close at left, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
626 £620
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in deep dull blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, minor perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
627 £620
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 21/2d., 1901 colour trial in dull blue, perf. 14 on crown watermarked paper, perfs. cut a little close at right, otherwise fine with large part original gum. B.P.A. certificate (1988). Photo.
628 | £2000
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d. (5, one with St. Andrew's Cross attached) to 9d. (4), 10d. (3) 1s. (4), an apparently complete collection of shades as per Windsor album pages (14th edition, 1973) including 4d. brown-orange, 7d. deep grey black (R.P.S. certificate, 1977), etc., mainly very fine and fresh unmounted mint and an exceptional range, also a few earlier issues in rather mixed condition. (81).
630 | £160
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue mint selection comprising 11/2d. dull purple and bluish green (OCP), 2d. blue-green and bright carmine (C), 3d. dull purple on orange-yellow (OCP), 6d. dull purple (OCP), disturbed gum, and 10d. slate-purple and scarlet (C), the shades all listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 805, varied condition. Each with Hendon certificate (2013). (5)
631 | £240
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue mint selection comprising 11/2d. dull purple and bluish green (OCP), 2d. pale grey-green and carmine-red (OCP), 3d. dull purple on orange-yellow (OCP), 6d. deep slate-purple (C), unmounted with margin at top, and 9d. dull purple and ultramarine (OCP), some surface discolouration, the shades all listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 965, varied condition. Each with Hendon certificate (2013). (5)
633 £480
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. intense bright scarlet in an unmounted mint lower right corner pair (margin at foot cut down), one with gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, a rare shade with fine colour, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 1,750 as singles. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M5 var. Photo.
634 £140
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. very deep rose-carmine, an unmounted mint single with ''A'' control, gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, a very scarce and distinctive deep shade, not listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M5(4) var. Photo.
636 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. blood red, fine and fresh unmounted mint. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1994) for block of six from which this stamp comes. S.G. Spec. M5 var. Photo.
639 £95
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. yellowish green and deep bright carmine shade mint, a little colour run at top and lower left corner gum creasing, very scarce, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 265. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M11 var. Photo.
640 £70
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. pale grey-green and deep carmine red on chalky mint, large hinge remainder otherwise fine with fresh colour, not listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), an attractive and rare shade. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M12(1) var. Photo.
641 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. blue-green and deep bright carmine on chalky (F) unmounted mint, a little light toning at top on reverse otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 325. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M12 var. Photo.
642 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. deep green and chocolate-brown (OCP) unmounted mint, small lower left corner crease otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 325. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M24 var. Photo.
643 £60
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. brown-orange fine and fresh mint, lightly mounted. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. 239, Spec. M25(1), cat. 180. Photo.
645 £800
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 9d. deep slate-purple and ultramarine on chalky, in an unmounted mint lower margin block of six (3 x 2, mounted in margin), a fine and fresh multiple, a rare shade, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 1,770 as singles. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M40 var. Photo.
646 £95
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 9d. dull purple and ultramarine (OCP) mint, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 275. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M40 var. Photo.
648 £75
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink mint, rather heavy hinge remainder otherwise fine. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M42(3), cat. 350. Photo.
649 £95
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink mint with interpanneau margin at top, gum crease otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M42(3), cat. 350. Photo.
650 £85
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep carmine on chalky mint, rather heavy hinge remainder otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M43(3), cat. 350. Photo.
651 £200
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep carmine on chalky unmounted mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. Spec. M43(3), cat. 500. Photo.
652 £4000
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep (glossy) carmine on chalky paper, slight diagonal bend, otherwise a very fine and fresh unumounted mint marginal example from the base of the sheet, Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1983) for a pair. S.G. Spec. M43(4), cat. 4,500. Ex Nissen. Photo.
653 £550
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep (glossy) carmine, a fine used example of this scarce shade. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. M43(4), cat. 950. Photo.
654 £160
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. dull purple and carmine (OCP) mint, fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 310. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M43 var. Photo.
655 £70
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. dull purple and carmine (OCP) mint, rather heavy hinge remainder otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 310. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M43 var. Photo.
656 £65
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and deep carmine (OCP) mint, some surface rubbing otherwise fine, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 295. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M43 var. Photo.
657 £110
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine-pink fine and fresh mint. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M45(3), cat. 350. Photo.
658 £50
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine-pink mint, two vertical creases, good colour. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M45(3), cat. 350. Photo.
659 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine (OCP) mint, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 265. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M46 var. Photo.
660 £550
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. pale dull purple on chalky paper, fine unmounted mint, just a trivial trace of rubbing. S.G. 261, cat. 650. Photo.
661 £350
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. dull purple on chalky paper, exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint,. S.G. 262, cat. 575. Photo.
662 £270
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine and 5s. deep bright carmine, fresh mint examples with just traces of hinging, former reperforated, latter with slight gum creasing. S.G. 263, 264. Photo.
663 £350
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine, fresh mint, a little rubbed, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. 850. Photo.
664 £320
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 16, with gum, usual gum wrinkles and a gum crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 266s, Spec. M55s, cat. 1,250. Photo.
665 £1050
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, an unmounted mint example with faintly toned gum, otherwise fine and well centred. S.G. 266. Photo.
666 £450
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green mint, small repair on left ''1'', some gum wrinkles, fine appearance. S.G. 266, cat 2,000. Photo.
667 £1400
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. (5, one with St. Andrew's Cross attached) 1d. (5), 21/2d., 3d. and 4d., and perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. (2), 1d. (3), 21/2d. (2), 3d. and 4d., an apparently complete collection of shades as per Windsor album pages (14th edition, 1973) less 3d. grey on lemon but including perf. 14 1/2d. bright green (fine impression) (R.P.S. certificate, 1980), 1d. aniline pink (mounted, R.P.S. certificate, 1977), 1d aniline rose (R.P.S. certificate, 1980), etc., mainly very fine and fresh unmounted mint. (81). Photo.
670 £210
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. deep bright green, light bend, otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1985) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. M3(7), cat. 550. Ex Baillie. Photo.
671 £170
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. very deep rose-red in a mint lower marginal block of four with ''A 11'' control, some bends or wrinkles mainly in margin, the lower pair unmounted, scarce shade with fine colour, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 570 as singles. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M6 var. Photo.
672 £160
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red plate 62 R20/10-12 lower right corner ''A 11'' (c) corner strip of three with double gum, fine and fresh unmounted mint, light fingerprint marks on gum and gum bubbles in sheet margin at foot. Ex Marsh stock. Hendon certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. M6(1) var.
673 £160
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-red plate 62 R20/10-12 lower right corner ''A 11'' (c) corner strip of three with double gum, fine and fresh mint, one stamp unmounted. Ex Marsh stock. Hendon certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. M6(1) var.
674 £380
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. pale rose-red plate 62 R20/10-12 lower right corner ''A 11'' (c) corner strip of three with double gum, fine and fresh mint, two stamps unmounted, minor gum bends, a scarce shade unlisted by S.G. Ex Marsh stock. Hendon certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. M6(-) var. Photo.
675 £190
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. rose-carmine plate 61b R20/9-12 lower right corner ''A 11'' (c) control strip of four with double gum, shows broken frame at base of first stamp, very fine and fresh mint. Ex Marsh stock. Hendon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. M6(5)/c. Photo.
679 £900
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 3d. grey on lemon, which we believe to be as the S.G. catalogue listing but sold on it's merits, light bend and minor perf. imperfection, otherwise very fine and fresh, unmounted, rare, S.G. 277a, Spec. M21(3), cat. 7,000. Photo. not subject to extension or return
680 | £550
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 accumulation with mint 1/2d. (10) incl. two blocks of four, 1d. (14) incl. two blocks of four and control strip of three, 21/2d. (13) incl. top right corner block of four, 3d. (7) incl. two pairs, and 4d. (5), range of shades, also a used selection, etc., varied condition with some bends or wrinkles, a few unmounted. (70)
681 | £150
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. deep dull green in an unmounted mint top right corner block of nine (3 x 3, mounted in margins), pencil notes in margin, gum crease affecting the left hand column otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 279a, Spec. M4(2), cat. 720+.
683 £580
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. deep dull green (very blotchy print), very fine and fresh unmounted mint top marginal example (mounted and slight thin on face of sheet margin), an excellent quite intense example. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. M4(3), cat. 1,100. Photo.
686 £200
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. deep carmine (bright cherry fluorescence) in a mint block of four, very light toning at top and right pair with a light crease otherwise fine, not listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), an attractive and rare shade. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M7 var. Photo.
687 £620
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1d. deep carmine (F), a very fine and fresh mint block of six (3 x 2) from the right of the sheet, five stamps unmounted, usual gum wrinkles. A scarce shade, unlisted by S.G. Hendon certificate (2009). S.G. Spec. M7 var. Photo.
688 £2000
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 3d. grey on lemon, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1987) S.G. 285a, Spec. M22(3), cat. 4,250. Photo.
689 £1350
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 3d. grey on lemon, light bend and minor tone spot on gum, otherwise very fine, very lightly mounted, R.P.S. certificate (1988), S.G. 285a, Spec. M22(3), cat. 3,250. Photo.
690 £1300
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. (3), 2d. (3), 5d. (2), 6d. (7), 7d., 9d. (4), 10d. (3), 1s. (3), an apparently complete collection of shades as per Windsor album page (14th edition, 1973) less 6d. bright magenta but including 6d. on Dickinson coated paper (marginal), 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink (R.P.S. certificate, 1980), etc., mainly very fine and fresh unmounted mint. (26). Photo.
691 £320
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green in an unmounted mint pair, one with light diagonal gum bend, a few faintly toned perfs. on reverse otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. Hendon certificate (2013) states ''reddish purple shade''. S.G. Spec. M10(6), cat. 700. Photo.
692 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. dull reddish purple and deep green shade, fine mint, very scarce, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 250. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M10 var. Photo.
693 £210
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 5d. deep plum and cobalt-blue with variety blue tinted gum, in a mint lower right corner block of six (3 x 2) from plate H4d/D5, a few light gum bends in margin, fine and fresh with four stamps unmounted, a scarce multiple, Hendon Stamp Co. retail (as singles) 510. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M30(4) var. Photo.
694 £110
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dull lilac (F) in a mint SE corner date cut pair from plate 13b (folded through right column of perfs.), thin in margin at the base otherwise fine and fresh, scarce. Hendon certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. M33(5), cat. 350+. Photo.
695 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dark purple (GBF) in a mint lower right corner pair from plate 9c, light bends in margin otherwise fine. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M33(6), cat. 220+. Photo.
696 £70
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. dark purple (GBF) in a mint pair with sheet margin at right and interpanneau margin at foot, fine. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M33(6), cat. 220. Photo.
697 £100
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 6d. pale dull purple with variety blue tinted gum, in a mint pair with sheet margin at foot (folded through vertical perfs.), fine and fresh, scarce, Hendon Stamp Co. retail 270. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M33A(4) var. Photo.
698 £8000
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 6d. bright magenta, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint lower marginal example of this very scarce stamp, usual gum wrinkles, shows typical lemon fluorescence under ultra violet light. R.P.S. certificate (1975), S.G. 296, Spec. M35. Photo.
699 £5200
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 6d. bright magenta, minor perf. imperfections and pencil notes on reverse, otherwise a fine mint example of this very scarce stamp, B.P.A. certificate (1958), S.G. 296, Spec. M35, cat. 12,000. Photo.
700 £500
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 7d. deep slate-grey in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of eight (4 x 2, mounted in margin), from plate 1a, a few minor gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, scarce multiple. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M38(1), cat. 1,600+. Photo.
701 £270
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 9d. deep plum and blue in a plate H3/D(3) bottom row of five from pane H, folded through right column of perfs., fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin). Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M41(5), cat. 600+. Photo.
702 £110
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink, light horizontal bend otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 310, Spec. M44(5), cat. 275. Photo.
703 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1s. deep green and scarlet in a mint block of four (folded through horizontal perfs.) with sheet margin at right, fine, S.G. Spec. M47(2), cat. 400, also 6d. dark purple (GBF) single mint with vertical crease, S.G. Spec. M33(6), cat. 110. Each with Hendon certificate (2013). Photo.
704 £880
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull greyish purple (F), a fine and fresh mint SE corner marginal pair with large part original gum, plate 1a with 1911 date cuts under 7th stamp, usual minor gum wrinkles, very scarce. S.G. 315, Spec. M50(1), cat. 1,750. Photo.
705 £780
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull greyish purple (F), 2s.6d. dull reddish purple (2 shades) and 2s.6d. dark purple mainly fine and fresh mint, the last marginal and unmounted but with tiny crease at top. (4). Photo.
706 £320
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. pale dull reddish purple, a fine and fresh mint SE corner marginal pair from upper pane with large part original gum, plate 1c with 1912 date cuts under 8th stamp and white dot in marginal rule to right, left stamp with very faint tone spot on gum. S.G. Spec. M50(4), cat. 650. Photo.
707 £450
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine, very fine and fresh unmounted mint lower marginal from upper pane, gum wrinkles. S.G. 318. Photo.
708 £480
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 10s. bright blue with variety greenish blue tinted gum mint, diagonal lower left corner crease otherwise fine and fresh, very lightly mounted, rare, Hendon Stamp Co. retail 2,750. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M54(1) var. Photo.
709 £350
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue, fine and very fresh mint with large part original gum, light gum wrinkles, minute natural paper inclusion at top and collector's handstamp on gum. S.G. 319. Photo.
710 £1300
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green, a most attractive unmounted mint marginal example, the gum just a little 'off-white', very fresh colour. S.G. 320. Photo.
711 £210
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat ''GREENOCK/NO 30/12'' c.d.s., diagonal bend, fine appearance. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
712 £250
King Edward VII: Booklets: 1904 2s.01/2d. booklet, all panes with inverted watermark and excellent perfs. all round, fine and fresh. S.G. BA1, cat. 450. Photo.
715 | £8000
King George V: 191136 mainly good to fine mint comprehensive collection in a stockbook, mostly singles with controls incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher with 1/2d. ''W 24'' (imperf. and perf. margins), 11/2d. ''A.12'' (w) with perf. margin, ''W 24'' (imperf. and perf. margins), 2d. die I ''O 19'' with perf. margin, die II ''W 24'' (imperf. and perf. margins, 3d. ''H 16'' with perf. margin, 4d. ''Q 21'' (imperf. and perf. margins), ''S 21'' with imperf. margin, 5d. ''V 23'' perf. margin, 6d. dull purple ''C.13'' perf. margin, ''N.19'' perf. margin, ''S.21'' perf. margin, ''B.24'' imperf., ''Q.20'' and ''R.21'' imperf. margins, 7d. ''L 18'' perf. margin, 9d. agate ''Q 20'' perf. margin, 9d. olive-green complete (6 values), 1s. ''K 17'' perf. margin, 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher 1/2d. ''C 25'' perf. margin, ''F 26'' perf. margin, 1d. ''D 25'' imperf. margin, ''V 34'' perf. margin, 11/2d. ''B 24'' perf. margin, ''F 26'' perf. margin, ''H 27'' perf. margin, 6d. ''B37'' imperf. margin, ''D 38'' perf. margin, 10d. ''S 33'' imperf. margin, ''V 34'' imperf. margin, etc. (100's)
716 | £2000
King George V: A collection in an album, mainly mint incl. Downey Head range of shades, die 1B wmk. Royal Cypher 1d. booklet pane, die 2 1d. no cross on crown varieties with wmk. Crown, wmk. Royal Cypher and wmk. Multiple Cypher, die 2 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. imperf. (1/2d. with crease), 1912-24 to 1s. with shades, 11/2d. chestnut with ''PENCF'' error, 4d. wmk. inverted and wmk. inverted and reversed, 6d. perf. 14, 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d., Seahorses (some with disturbed gum or regummed) incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2) and 5s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (2) and 5s., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (7), 5s., 10s. (3), also range of used incl. De La Rue 10s., 1924-26 to 1s. (2 sets), 2d. wmk. inverted pair, 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, additional 2d., Wembley sets with 1924 (2) and 1925 (3), 1934-36 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, large format 1d. and 11/2d. wmk. inverted, intermediate format 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. inverted, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. and 10s., also a few Q.E.II, etc., varied condition, many unmounted.
717 | £980
King George V: A duplicated collection in a binder with mint incl. Downey Head shades, 1d. die 2 wmk. Crown with no cross on crown, 1912-24 to 1s. (less 9d. green) with a range of shades, 1d. with [R. 1/4] ''Q'' for ''O'' variety, 1924-26 sets (4) to 1s. with many additional values, 1934-36 sets (5) to 1s. plus additional values, 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways sets (2, one unmounted), selection of Seahorses incl. 1934 re-engraved sets (2, one 10s. toned), various used incl. 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1d., 1924-26 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 2d. wmk. sideways (2), range of Seahorses to 10s. (6) incl. De La Rue (3), etc., varied condition but many fine, some of the mint unmounted. (100s)
718 | £500
King George V: A collection in an album with Downey Heads mint and used, inverted wmks., no cross on crown varieties used, 1912-24 to 1s. mint (less 5d.), some shades, duplicated used, range of Seahorses used to 10s. (6), De La Rue 5s. mint, 1924-26 to 1s. mint, 2d. wmk. sideways used, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways mint and used, 1934-36 2d. wmk. sideways used (2), 11/2d. imperf. colour trial in ultramarine, postage dues used, etc., varied condition. (a few 100s)
719 | £380
King George V: 191124, an accumulation of 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. and 2d. controls mainly in mint pairs and strips of three in a stockbook, incl. 2d. ''S 21'' (imperforate) strips of three (4), duplication, varied condition, etc. (100s)
720 | £230
King George V: A selection on stockcards, incl. 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. dark brown mint, 5s. pale carmine (worn plate) mint (perf. faults), 1934-36 Photogravure sets mint (2), 1934 re-engraved sets used (2), etc., mixed condition. (302)
721 | £240
King George V: A mint collection in an album incl. a range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s. (less 9d. green) with some shades incl. 1/2d. bright yellow-green strip of three unmounted (photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1988) for a control block of six), 3d. (14), 6d. perf. 14, 1924-26 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, 1934-36 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, etc., mainly fine with some unmounted. (122)
722 £130
Small Format: 3d. in Winstone blue, on white paper (33 x 40mm.), inscribed ''W/6'', fine. Photo.
723 £200
Small Format: 3d. in Winstone mid-green, on white paper (32 x 40mm.), inscribed ''W/14'', fine. Photo.
724 £180
Small Format: 3d. in Winstone brown ink, on yellow paper (39 x 49mm.), inscribed ''W/18'', very fine. Photo.
725 £130
Small Format: 3d. in Winstone brown, on white paper (33 x 42mm.), stamped ''W/18'', fine. Photo.
726 £110
Small Format: 3d. in Winstone green, on white paper (31 x 41mm.), stamped ''W/21'', fine. Photo.
727 £380
Small Format: 7d., three examples, in brown (29 x 33mm.), olive-bistre (28 x 35mm.) and violet (28 x 40.5mm.) on white paper numbered ''3'', ''4'', and ''5'' respectively in manuscript, fine. Photo.
728 £100
Small Format: 7d. in purple, on white paper (32 x 37mm.), stamped ''/25'', fine. Photo.
729 £100
Small Format: 7d. in Slater Palmer grey on white paper (40 x 45mm.) stamped ''SP/6'', fine. Photo.
730 £110
Small Format: 7d. in Slater Palmer deep blue on white paper (39 x 47mm.) stamped ''SP/7'', fine. Photo.
731 £380
Small Format: 7d., three examples in Winstone red (inscribed ''W/1''), red 23 (inscribed ''W/2''), and pale red (inscribed ''W/4'') on white paper, fine. Photo.
732 £270
Small Format: 7d., four examples in Winstone pale blue (stamped ''W/5''), blue 18 (inscribed ''W/6''), pale dull blue (inscribed ''W/7''), and blue 29 (inscribed ''W/8'') on white paper, fine. Photo.
733 £140
Small Format: 7d. in Winstone deep green ink 33, on white paper (31 x 40mm.), stamped ''W/13'', fine. Photo.
734 £270
Large Format: 3d., three examples in red (36.5 x 40.5mm.), violet (34 x 40mm.), and pale yellow (32 x 34mm.), on white paper, fine. Photo.
735 £160
Large Format: 3d. in Winstone blue ink 29, on white paper (44.5 x 46mm.), inscribed ''W/8'', top of inscription cropped, otherwise fine. Photo.
736 £90
Large Format: 3d. in grey, on white paper (44 x 39mm.), fine. Photo.
737 £110
Large Format: 3d. in Manders Bros. pale yellow, on white paper (34 x 49mm.), stamped ''MB/11'', fine. Photo.
738 £160
Large Format: 3d. in Winstone brown, on yellow paper (43 x 50mm.), inscribed ''W/18'', diagonal crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
739 £210
Large Format: 3d., two examples in Winstone orange 16 (inscribed ''W/20''), and green 10 (inscribed ''W/23''), on white paper, fine. Photo.
740 £180
Large Format: 7d., two examples in red brown (40 x 46mm.), and black (40 x 47mm.), on white paper, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
743 | £850
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1911 1/2d. booklet panes of six with upright watermarks (4), 1912 watermark Royal Cypher 1d. booklet panes of six with watermark upright (5), inverted, shades, control blocks, etc. (a few 100s)
744 | £480
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: A mint accumulation of singles and multiples on stockpages incl. 1/2d. die 1B wmk. Simple Cypher upright (2), wmk. inverted (8), 1/2d. die 2 wmk. Crown with no cross on crown, 1d. die 1B wmk. Simple Cypher upright (4), wmk. inverted (4), 1d. die 2 wmk. Simple Cypher coil join vertical pair, range of shades, control singles and some multiples, etc., varied condition, some unmounted. (156)
745 £1300
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: Proofs: Harrison and Sons: 1911 (Jan.) stage 2a head with die part cleared into square, die proof in red on glazed card (107 x 161mm.), very fine. Photo.
746 £550
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: Proofs: Harrison and Sons: 1911 (Mar.) 1/2d. die 1A die proof without value inscriptions and with reversed ''2'' above design in deep carmine on proof paper (84 x 123mm.), very fine. Photo.
748 £160
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1911 1/2d. stationery postcard used with ''BOURNEMOUTH/JU 22/11'' first day c.d.s., with relevant message on reverse, very fine with typed address. Photo.
749 £230
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 1A watermark crown 1/2d. bluish green in an unmounted mint strip of five, some light gum wrinkles or bends otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N1(4), cat. 2,000. Photo.
750 £380
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: Colour and Paper Trials: 1911 die 1B 1/2d. green imperforate plate proof on multiple cypher watermarked paper, fine and fresh with gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. volume 2, page 82, cat. 2,400+. Photo.
751 £170
King George V: 1911 - 12 Downey Heads: 1911-12 die 1B watermark crown 1/2d. very deep green in a corner strip of three with ''A 11'' control, used with c.d.s. cancellations, very scarce. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N2(7), cat. 480+. Photo.
752 £180
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1911 die 2 1d. carmine imperforate paper trial (b) block of four on John Allen special finish very thin paper, a few slight wrinkles, otherwise very fine. S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 90, cat 560. Photo.
753 £90
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green in an imperforate horizontal pair, mint, minor gum wrinkle, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N6f. Photo.
754 | £500
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. to 1s. collection of controls, mainly singles but some pairs and strips, incl. 21/2d. (8), 3d. (8), 4d. (3), 5d. (5), 6d. (6) incl. perf. 14 ''Q. 20'', 7d. (3), 8d. (2), 9d. agate (4), 9d. green (2), 10d. (3) and 1s. (4), range of shades, etc., varied condition, some heavily mounted. (96 items)
755 | £420
King George V: A fine mint selection of 191224 watermark Royal cypher issue 1/2d. to 21/2d. incl., 1d. deep brick red marginal example from the base of the sheet, Brandon certificate (1986) for block of six, scarlet vermilion, R.P.S. certificate (1978) for block of six, 21/2d. dull blue, R.P.S. certificate (1989), controls with 1/2d. ''G 15'', ''K 17'' in lower left strip of three, 1d. ''G 15'', ''K17'', ''M19'', ''N19'', ''P 20'', 21/2d. ''U 23'', also 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green, mainly fine and many unmounted.
757 £950
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher Small Coinage head final stage die proof in scarlet on thin glazed card (82 x 83mm.), fine and rare. Photo.
759 £270
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d., 2d. die I (3), die II, 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 6d., 10d. and 1s. all with inverted and reversed watermarks, mainly good to fine mint. Photo.
760 £180
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green, a fine mint ''B.13'' perf. margin single, scarce. S.G. Spec. cat. 500. Photo
761 | £180
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. green in a mint block of four, the top left stamp showing a clear unlisted upper right frame break, the others with weak top frame lines resulting from plate wear/dry print, most unusual, the lower pair unmounted. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N14(1) var.
763 £90
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. bright green, Somerset House printing, a ''B. 13'' control single with margin perforated through, short perf. at top otherwise fine mint, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. 352, Spec. N14(6), cat. 500. Photo.
764 £230
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. blue-green in an unmounted mint ''N 19'' corner block of ten (5 x 2), variety watermark inverted and reversed, gum bends and wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N14(14)e, cat. 600+. Photo.
765 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep blue (''Myrtle'') green, unmounted mint ''L 18'' control pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, diagonal bends, small tear at lower right just affecting the corner perf., R.P.S. certificate (1980) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. N14(15), cat. 600+. Photo.
766 £650
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep myrtle-green, fine unmounted mint. from the lower left corner of the sheet. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. Spec. N14(16). Photo.
767 £600
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep myrtle-green, fine mint, possibly unmounted, R.P.S. certificate (1989), S.G. Spec. N14(16), cat. 800. Photo.
768 £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. deep cobalt-green, a fine and fresh unmounted mint single from the base of the sheet. Copy of R.P.S. certificate (1986) for a control strip of three. S.G. Spec. N14(18), cat. 400. Photo.
769 £90
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. without watermark, a marginal block of four overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, very fine with gum (unmounted), a few gum wrinkles. S.G. Spec. N16x. Photo.
771 £300
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet in an unmounted mint right margin vertical strip of seven, all stamps variety without watermark due to misplacement, showing the guide arrows in the margin, some light bends or wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, a scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N16(3)a, cat. 1,750+. Photo.
772 £8000
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. deep scarlet control ''M'' only (''18'' omitted) strip of three, mint, one with vertical gum crease, not detracting from this extremely rare item. Ex Monarch. S.G. Spec. cat. 12,000. Photo.
774 £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pink in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of four, diagonal crease affecting two and paper slightly toned otherwise fine and fresh, a scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. N16(10), cat. (as singles) 1,400. Photo.
775 £230
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pink, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. N16(10), cat. 350. Photo.
776 £420
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. deep carmine-red, a very fine mint example. S.G. Spec. N16(13), cat. 400. Photo.
777 £380
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. deep orange-vermilion, fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. N16(16), cat. 550. Photo.
778 £450
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pale scarlet 1922 Somerset House experimental coil printing, unmounted mint, slight gum toning, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1981) for vertical strip of four. S.G. Spec. N17A, cat. 750. Photo.
779 | £320
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. mint collection of controls in a small stockbook, incl. singles, pairs, strips and blocks, with ''H 16'' imperforate and perforated strips of three, etc. (41 items)
780 £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety no watermark, in an unmounted mint block of four, faintly toned gum, otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1955). S.G. Spec. N18a, cat. 1,400+. Photo.
781 £1100
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown control ''18'' (''K'' omitted) imperf. margin strip of three, mint, fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 2,250. Photo.
782 £130
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. ''PENCF'' error red-brown and chestnut shades in two mint pairs, fine. S.G. 362a, 364a, cat. 425. Photo.
783 £140
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. chestnut variety no watermark, a fine unmounted mint marginal example from the right of the sheet, light bend in margin. S.G. Spec. N18(13)a. Photo.
784 £80
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. variety no watermark fine mint. S.G. 363a, cat. 240. Photo.
785 £170
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 2d. orange-yellow die I, in a mint ''H 16'' control strip of three with perf. margin, a few wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 350. Photo
786 £500
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d., a fine mint ''K 17'' control example with perf. margin. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,200 Photo.
787 | £270
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. cobalt-blue in a deep shade, in a mint block of four (two stamps unmounted), with watermark inverted and reversed, and 21/2d. bright blue in a deep shade, in a mint lower right corner block of four (two stamps unmounted), with wmk. reversed, attractive pair. S.G. Spec. N21(1)d, N21(4)c.
788 £300
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. deep bright blue in a mint ''T 22'' (imperf.) control strip of three, centre stamp with small gum wrinkle, gum age toned and some reinforced perfs., fine appearance. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N21(5), cat. 675+. Photo.
789 £580
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. deep bright blue in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of four, with watermark inverted and reversed, bend in margin and a few minor gum wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh with strong bright colour, scarce combination of shade and wmk. variety. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N21(5)d, cat. 1,400+. Photo.
790 £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. pale blue variety watermark inverted, in an unmounted mint block of four, faintly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 372Wi, cat. 480. Photo.
792 £5800
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. indigo-blue, unmounted mint lower left corner marginal ''R 21'' control pair, a few light marginal bends and tone spots, otherwise fine, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1996). S.G. 373, Spec. N21(14). Photo.
793 £260
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. Royal blue, fine and fresh unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1990), S.G. Spec. N21(16), cat. 425. Photo.
794 £950
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue unmounted mint marginal ''R 21'' control single, light spot on gum, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1987). S.G. Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,700. Photo.
795 £750
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, fine, R.P.S. certificate (1986) for a block from whence this came. S.G. 373a, Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,700. Photo.
796 £350
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue, fine used with c.d.s., R.P.S. certificate (1971). S.G. 373a, cat. 800. Photo.
797 | £400
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. collection of mint controls in a stockbook, mostly in singles, strips or blocks, also with a selection of other multiples, good range of shades, etc., varied condition. (32 items)
798 £140
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. violet unmounted mint pair from the right of the sheet with variety watermark inverted, fine. S.G. Spec. N22b. Photo.
799 £210
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 6d. dull reddish purple, a mint ''F.15'' control single with perf. margin, rounded corner, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,200. Photo
800 £200
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1s. pale bistre-brown, a mint ''E 14'' control example with perf. margin, slight vertical crease and hinge remainders, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,000. Photo.
801 | £120
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d., each both mint and used, all with clipped perfs. on one side. S.G. 397-8.
802 £130
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d. unmounted mint, 1d. with a few specks of adhesion on reverse and clipped perfs. at right, 1/2d. fine. S.G. 397-8, cat. 600. Photo.
803 £170
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. bright green in an unmounted mint vertical pair, slightly toned gum as usual otherwise fine with good perfs. S.G. 397, cat. 500. Photo.
804 £140
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. bright green in a mint coil join vertical pair, fine with excellent perfs. all round. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. 397, Spec. N15(1)e, cat. 350. Photo.
805 £95
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. bright green in a mint coil join vertical pair, fine. S.G. 397, Spec. N15(1)e, cat. 350. Photo.
806 £260
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1d. scarlet in a mint coil join vertical pair, fine. S.G. 398, Spec. N17(1)e, cat. 600. Photo.
807 | £700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A selection, incl. 1913 Waterlow 1 green used, 1934 re-engraved set mint, etc., varied condition. (16)
808 | £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A mint and used selection on leaves, incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, 1934 re-engraved set mint, etc. (24)
809 | £950
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A selection with mint 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (3, shades), 5s., used incl. Waterlow 10s., De La Rue 10s. (2, one with small thin), 1934 re-engraved set, etc., mixed condition, some regummed or with re-distributed gum. (16)
810 £2700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A used selection on leaves, comprising 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (3), 10s. (2), 1 dull blue-green, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (8), 5s. (3), 10s. (4), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2), 10s. (3, one in steel blue shade with R.P.S. certificate, 1992), 1934 re-engraved set with extra 2s.6d., excellent range of shades, all used with c.d.s's, varied condition. Photo.
811 £1700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 deep green, 1915 De La Rue 10s. blue (sweated gum), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. and 5s., good to fine mint. Photo.
813 £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, toned and without gum. S.G. Spec. N72t, cat. 3,000. Photo.
814 £1900
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, a fine and fresh unmounted mint example. S.G. 403, cat. 4,800. Photo.
815 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green mint, gum a little sweated, well centred. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
816 £1300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green mint, gum a little sweated and some toned perfs. on reverse, well centred. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
817 £650
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, attractive with ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
818 £520
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, attractive with ''JERSEY'' c.d.s., some blunted perfs, minor corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
819 £480
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with neat c.d.s. cancellation, some blunted perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
820 £420
King George V: Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green very fine used with light oval cancellation. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
821 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with c.d.s. cancellation, faint creasing in corner and some blunted perfs. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
822 £2000
King George V: Seahorses: 1914 Jersey Parcel Post label bearing 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. and 1 green vertical pair with 1912-24 5d. (2), neatly tied by Jersey c.d.s's, most attractive. Photo.
823 £270
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green used with indistinct cancellation, ironed out vertical crease, well centred. S.G. 404, cat. 1,500. Photo.
824 £550
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. cinnamon-brown, unmounted mint, one toned perf. otherwise fine, rare. Brandon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. N64(9), cat. 2,000. Photo.
825 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. very deep brown, fine used and with good colour, scarce. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. Spec. N64(11), cat. 1,400. Photo.
826 £240
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (seal-brown) vertical pair with sheet margin at right, natural gum bubbles, fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin). S.G. 408, Spec. N64(13), cat. 1,100. Photo.
828 £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish brown in a fine unmounted mint vertical pair, on the typical poor quality wartime paper with the usual brown gum associated with this shade, a rare multiple with fine colour. Clear B.P.A. certificate (2007) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. N64(14), cat. 4,000. Photo.
829 £250
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish-brown, used, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. Spec. N64(14), cat. 900. Photo.
830 £270
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, lightly cancelled, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1978). S.G. 412, cat. 800. Photo.
831 £300
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. shades (3), 5s. shades (2) and 10s. good mint, some with faintly toned gum, some gum bends. Photo.
832 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. pale brown, showing major re-entry [Plate 3/5L, R. 1/2], unmounted mint from the top of the sheet (mounted in margin), lower left corner bend and a few tiny blue surface spots, otherwise fine and fresh. B.P.A. certificate (1961). S.G. 415b, Spec. N65(5)r, cat. 1,500. Photo.
833 £400
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, 2s.6d. and 5s. with toned gum and light gum bends, 10s. fine. S.G. 450-452. Photo.
834 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint with toned gum, 2s.6d. and 5s. unmounted, 10s very lightly mounted. S.G. 450-452. Photo.
835 | £780
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 1s. collection of controls, in singles, pairs or strips, incl. 1d. ''D 25'' (thin), 21/2d. (7), 3d. (5), 4d. (4) incl. ''W 35'', 5d. (4), 6d. (14), 9d. (4) incl. ''X 35'' (perf.), 10d. (2) and 1s. (4) incl. ''B 24'', range of shades, etc., varied condition, a few with tone spots, some unmounted. (79 items)
837 £210
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. green control ''L 29'' with perf. margin, block of six, unmounted mint and scarce, a few minor gum creases, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. 300. Photo.
838 £250
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. bright green, a rare control ''O 31'' single with perf. margin, folded through perfs., fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (2012) states ''gum slightly toned through natural aging''. S.G. Spec. N33(4), unpriced. Photo.
839 | £90
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1d. collection of mint controls in a stockbook, mostly in pairs or strips, also with a top left corner block of twelve, range of shades, etc., varied condition. (25 items)
840 £850
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown single with rare ''E.26'' control, imperf. margin from the emergency printing during the General Strike, fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,500. Photo
841 £1000
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown single with rare ''N 30'' control, with perf. margin, fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 2,500. Photo
842 £240
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche pair unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 420a, cat. 750. Photo.
843 £1500
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown, variety printed on the gummed side, a marginal block of four, exceptionally fine and fresh, lower pair unmounted, a very scarce multiple. S.G. 420c, cat. 4,000+. Photo.
844 £400
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 2d. orange with watermark sideways, an imperforate lower marginal block of four overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, very fine and fresh with gum (unmounted). S.G. Spec. N35sc. Photo.
845 £250
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 3d. violet variety watermark inverted, in a ''B 24'' control strip of three with the very scarce perf. type 2(c) without the single extension holes in the lower margin, fine and fresh unmounted mint (mounted in margin), very scarce. S.G. 423Wi. Photo.
846 £220
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 5d. brown ''T 33'' control pair very fine mint, control single is unmounted. S.G. Spec. cat. 350+. Photo.
847 £260
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 6d. purple in a control ''B 37'' strip of three with perf. margins, centre stamp has minute thin spot, otherwise fine mint. S.G. Spec. cat. 450. Photo
848 £2400
1924 Wembley, a later hand-painted sketch for a rejected 1d. design depicting St. George and the Dragon, well executed in blue and black on card (154 x 130mm.) and signed by Harold Nelson. Photo.
849 £2000
1924 Wembley preliminary pencil sketch of a rejected 1d. design depicting St. George and the Dragon on tracing paper (100 x 87mm.), by Harold Nelson, endorsed ''Rough sketch of an alternative idea''. Although rejected this eventually developed into the 1929 P.U.C. 1. Photo.
850 £800
King George V: 1925 Wembley 1d. and 11/2d. used on two plain 'Oswald Marsh' first day covers with Empire Exhibition, Wembley Park machine cancellations, scarce. S.G. 432-3. Photo.
851 £70
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. green variety watermark inverted from sheet printing, in a top margin block of four, small light gum bend on one otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 434Wi. Photo.
853 £1400
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, a fine unmounted mint example with slight overall gum toning as usual. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
854 £880
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. pale blue variety watermark inverted mint, hinge remainders and a little light toning on reverse otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. 437Wi, Spec. NCom8(2)a, cat. 2,400. Photo.
855 £1050
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. unadopted 1 design by Hugo Fleury referred to in 'Stamps that Never Were no.43', executed in black and Chinese white on thick wove paper (48 x 115mm.). Since the central design of the King's head would be fixed in advance, there was no point in attempting to draw it in a preliminary sketch. Similarly only half the design is shown since it would be vertically symmetrical. Photo.
856 £950
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 32 in red, fine with slightly 'off-white' gum. S.G. 438s, cat. 3,000. Photo.
857 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a fine unmounted mint example from the left of the sheet, slight off-white gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
858 £350
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a fresh unmounted mint example with some gum toning. S.G. 438. Photo.
859 £260
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning and some wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
860 £280
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light diagonal bend and a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine. Photo.
861 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black with sheet margin at top, used with neat c.d.s. cancellation, two tone spots at right and in margin. S.G. 438. Photo.
862 £260
King George V: 1929 Postal Union Congress 1 black fine used on piece with oval registered cancellations. S.G. 438. Photo.
863 | £300
King George V: 1934-36 Photogravure accumulation on stockpages, mainly mint incl. 1/2d. wmk. sideways strips of four (2), wmk. sideways inverted pair (used, straight edge), 1d. wmk. sideways strips of three and four, wmk. sideways inverted strip of three (straight edge, one creased), also used, 11/2d. intermediate format wmk. inverted pair and block of four both with brown labels attached, 2d. wmk. sideways pair, also single and pair used, 10d. (4), 1s. (2), etc., varied condition, many unmounted. (164)
864 £150
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. vertical strip of four and 11/2d. block of eight, both printed on double thick paper, mainly fine. S.G. 439, 441 var.
865 | £1550
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. to 2d. comprehensive duplicated collection of control/cylinder blocks in a stockbook, with pairs, blocks of four and blocks of six, also strips of three, with large, intermediate and small formats, range of perf. types, incl. 1d. large format position B blocks of four with perf. type 4 (I/2E) with cylinders ''1'' (2, one with some split perfs.), ''2'', ''5R'', ''6R'' and ''11R'' (2), 1d. intermediate format position B blocks of four (10), also some pairs, 1d. small format ''44'' no dot ''X35'' perf. type 5, 11/2d. large format position A range (30), mostly in pairs with some in blocks, 11/2d. large format position B ''69'' no dot ''V34'' perf. type 4, ''102'' no dot ''V34'' perf. type 6, 11/2d. intermediate format position B blocks of four (3), also range of pairs (9) and position D ''113'' dot strip of three, 11/2d. small format ''116'' and ''119'' no dot ''W35'' blocks of six perf. type 6, each with [R. 19/1] flaw in N.E. corner, also 21/2d. strip of three and 4d. block of six and strip of three, etc., varied condition but mainly fine, a few with angled back margins, most mounted on one stamp. (approx. 390 items)
866 £1350
King George V: 193436 photogravure 1/2d. to 1s. set used on the first day of each value on single cover with ''SUTTON COLDFIELD/BIRMINGHAM'' or ''BIRMINGHAM'' (10d.) c.d.s's, very fine and very scarce. S.G. 439449. Photo.
867 £140
King George V: 193436 photogravure 1/2d. and 1d. with unofficial hand-painted black borders, the 1/2d. in a strip of three used on 1936 (Jan. 29th) envelope from Epsom, and 1d. single used on 1936 (Jan. 24th) postcard from Croydon, unusual. Photo.
868 £400
King George V: 193436 photogravure 1d. scarlet large format, variety printed on the gummed side, very fine. S.G. 440b, cat. 900. Photo.
869 £620
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown large format in a rare position B cylinder ''63'' no dot ''V34'' block of four, mis-perforated with a small imperf. section in the corner due to a paper fold, short perf. at top otherwise fine, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. Spec. N51, cat. (as a cylinder block) 800. Photo.
870 £320
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red-brown large format, a lower left corner marginal control ''V/34'', cylinder 49 dot block of four lower pair unmounted, fine mint, rare abnormal printing. S.G. Spec. N51. Photo.
872 | £160
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee mint accumulation on stockpages with a range of cylinder blocks of six incl. 1d. ''22'' no dot perf. type 6 and dot perf. type 6B, 11/2d. ''48'' no dot perf. type 5A, 21/2d. ''34'' dot perf. type 5, also cylinder strips, 1/2d. to 11/2d. booklet stamps wmk. upright and inverted, etc., mainly fine, most stamps unmounted. (37 items)
874 £3000
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a mint example with small hinge remainder, tiny thin at top clear of design otherwise fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (1985). S.G. 456a, cat. 12,500. Photo.
875 £520
King George V: Booklets: 1912 (Sept.) die 1B watermark simple cypher 2s. booklet, one 1/2d. and one 1d. pane with upright wmk., others inverted, usual mixed perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BB3, cat. 1,200. Photo.
879 | £180
King George V: Booklets: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. booklets, editions number 298 to 301, 302, 3s. booklets editions number 294-297, mainly good to fine. (9 items)
880 | £380
King Edward VIII Booklets: 1936-37 complete booklets with extra 2s. (2) and 3s. (3), mainly fine. (10 items)
881 | £420
King George VI: A duplicated collection on stockpages incl. 1937-47 sets (6) to 1s., wmk. varieties, 1939-48 sets (2) to 1, additional values incl. 10s. dark blue (2), some unmounted, 1951 sets (5) to 1 with some unmounted, various used, also duplicated K.E.VIII issues, etc., varied condition, many fine. (100s)
882 | £100
King George VI: A mint and used collection on leaves with mint incl. 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. wmk. sideways, 2d. and 21/2d. wmk. inverted, 1939-48 to 1 (less 10s. dark blue), 1948 Wedding, 1951 2s.6d. to 1, duplicated used incl. wmk. varieties, sets to 1, also K.E.VIII, etc., varied condition. (approx. 285)
883 | £160
King George VI: A mint collection in an album incl. most sideways wmks., 1939-48 to 1, 1951 to 1 (less 5s.), commemoratives complete, 1951 Festival of Britain 21/2d. with deformed small ''2'' variety, Waterlow essays with purple imperf. in a lower left corner block of six and perf. block of four, maroon perf. block of six, also K.E.VIII incl. inverted wmks., etc., mainly fine with some unmounted. (99)
884 | £210
King George VI: 1937-51 mainly fine unmounted mint collection, being complete definitives (incl. sideways watermarks) and commemoratives as per Windsor pages. (70).
885 | £180
King George VI: A mainly unmounted mint selection, incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. brown (4, one is mounted), 1948 Silver Wedding 1 (2), etc., varied condition. (32)
886 £500
King George VI: 1937-47 1/2d. to 1s. (less 1/2d., 1d. and 11d.) set (11/2d. in block of four), used on plain f.d.c, good. Photo.
887 £95
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1937 1/2d. green booklet pane of six watermark inverted overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, fine with gum, perfs. trimmed at base. S.G. Spec. QB1as. Photo.
888 £140
King George VI: 1937-47 9d. deep olive-green in an unmounted mint block of six from the left of the sheet, right vertical strip showing doctor blade flaw. S.G. 473 var. Photo.
889 £160
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set, fine unmounted mint, faintly yellow gum. S.G. 476-478c, cat. 425. Photo.
890 £380
King George VI: 1939-48 10s. dark blue in a mint top right corner block of four, one stamp mounted and tiny adhesion on another. S.G. 478. Photo.
891 £800
King George VI: 193948 10s. dark blue overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23 and 1 brown overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 30 with gum but has pinhole. S.G. 478s, 478cs, unpriced. Photo.
892 £150
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 1 overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 34 with large punch holes in three corners, with part original gum due to some paper adherence, scarce. S.G. Spec. QCom11t, cat. 650. Photo.
893 | £110
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 unmounted mint half sheet of ten, mainly fine. S.G. 494.
894 | £250
King George VI: 1948 Wedding 1 a complete sheet of twenty, used on piece with Bournemouth Congress datestamps, majority are fine. S.G. 494.
895 £320
King George VI: 1951 2/6 to 1 affixed to Waterlow & Sons Ltd. presentation card, fine. Photo.
896 £320
King George VI: 1951 2/6 to 1 affixed to Waterlow & Sons Ltd. presentation card, fine. S.G. 509-512. Photo
897 £820
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (June) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 1, all panes with watermark upright, 21/2d. pane with good perfs., others with some trimming, exceptionally fine and fresh. S.G. BD13, cat. 1,600. Photo.
898 £300
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1940 (Sept.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 9, exploded voucher copy, all panes with inverted watermark and each with ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, without gum. Photo
899 | £680
King George VI: Booklets: 1943 (Aug.)-1951 (Feb.), 2s.6d. selection, incl. December 1943, March 1944, April 1944, May 1944, December 1944, February 1945, April 1945, etc., mainly good to fine. (27)
900 | £420
King George VI: Booklets: 1951 (May)-1953 (May) 2s.6d. booklets, a selection, incl. July 1951 rates corrected in red, September 1951 (rates, enquire at P.O.), also some 1s. booklets with 1940 (June), etc., mainly fine. (29 items)
901 | £480
King George VI: Booklets: 1943 (Sept.)-1950 (Dec.) 5s. selection, incl. September 1943, June 1945, August 1947, February 1948, etc., mainly fine. (10 items)
902 | £160
King George VI: Booklets: 1951 (May)-1953 (March) 5s. booklets complete, mainly fine. (12 items)
903 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of commemoratives in eight albums and loose in a carton with mint sets to 2012, mostly in pairs from 1990, Christmas and Greetings booklets, self-adhesive commemorative booklets, miniature sheets, most sets also used, etc. (1000s)
905 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Collection and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in six stockbooks and loose, incl. definitives to 5 (12), 10, business sheets of 100 with 1st. and 2nd (2), booklets, etc. (many 100s)
906 | £950
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.E.II collection in seven albums, incl. 1840 1d. black used, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set unmounted, good range of decimal Machins with 1971-96 16p. olive-drab imperforate pair, (very faint trace on indents at top), varieties with missing phosphors, Regionals, etc. (many 100s)
907 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1984 to 2011 year books complete. (28)
908 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint collection in six albums and loose with a few Wildings, pre-decimal commemoratives mostly in blocks or pairs, with early phosphor sets, decimal commemoratives to 1990, virtually all in blocks of six, regionals, Machins to 5, presentation packs, Prestige booklets, folded booklets, also a few earlier from 1925 incl. 1948 Wedding, etc. (many 100s)
909 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed lots: A mainly decimal accumulation in two folders and on leaves, incl. Machin 1 plate blocks, some varieties, booklets, also some cinderellas, etc. (100s)
910 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1952-70 apparently complete mainly fine unmounted mint collection of definitive and commorative issues as per Windsor leaves, incl. 1955 Waterlow, 1958 1st De La Rue and 1959 2nd De La Rue Castles sets, graphites incl. 1959 phosphor graphite 2d. error of watermark, commemoratives with 1962-67 phosphors. Contained in a Windsor album.
911 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in a small box, incl. presentation packs with definitives to 1, etc. (100s)
913 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint and used pre-decimal collection in two albums with mint incl. Wilding sets, wmk. varieties, graphites, phosphor-graphites incl. 2d. error of wmk., quantity used, Castles with 1955 Waterlow and 1959 2nd De La Rue sets mint, various fine used, Machins with some missing phosphors, postage dues, commemoratives mint and used with early phosphor sets mainly used, also a Philatelic album with covers, selection of Smilers sheets (9), duplicated used in a stockbook (also Foreign), etc., varied condition. (100s)
914 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in three albums and loose, incl. commemoratives and definitives to 5 (4), also Channel Islands in three albums, etc. (100's)
915 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of illustrated f.d.c's to 2006 in fourteen binders in two cartons with definitives from 1968 incl. sets to 5, regionals, Prestige booklet panes, commemoratives from 1964 with phosphor sets complete 1964-67, miniature sheets, also silk cards 1982 to 1989, etc. (many 100s)
917 | £3200
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1/2d. to 1s.6d. comprehensive mint collection of singles and multiples written up in a Warwick album, arranged by value incl. sideways and inverted wmks. complete, cream and whiter papers, coloured phosphors, photo and typo bands incl. typo 6mm. bands at left and right with sheet margins, coil joins, 21/2d. and 3d. cylinder blocks showing variations in the multipositives, range of 21/2d. St. Edward's Crown booklet panes illustrating the cylinder layout incl. extension holes and cylinder panes, scarce printings incl. 1d. violet phosphor 8mm. typo bands (10) incl. two corner blocks of four showing 6mm. bands, 21/2d. type II whiter paper blue phosphor left band applied typo, 6d. St. Edward's Crown on pink tinted paper (photocopy of 1985 R.P.S. certificate for a block of eleven), 6d. whiter paper blue phosphor typo bands (light bend), many errors and varieties incl. doctor blades, paper folds, dry prints, paper joins incl. 9d. wmk. Crowns block of six with join and defaced in black on front, 2d. phosphor-graphite error of wmk., 3d. phantom ''R'' blocks, 41/2d. phantom frame blocks, mis-perfs. incl. wmk. Crowns 1/2d. block of four with double vertical and horizontal perfs., 21/2d. type I wmk. Crowns sideways strip of five with misplaced vertical perfs. (some splitting and faults), 3d. wmk. Crowns sideways strip of four with double vertical perfs., misplaced graphite lines incl. 3d. with three lines, misplaced phosphors incl. 21/2d. type II cream paper, type I cream paper and type II whiter paper two band errors (16mm. apart), etc., occasional stamp and some booklet panes lightly mounted, majority fine unmounted. (100s)
918 | £520
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 21/2d. and 3d. collection of cylinder blocks of six in a stockbook, from wmk. Tudor Crown issue incl. 21/2d. St. Edward's Crown graphite ''49'' perf, types B and C, 21/2d. wmk. Crowns graphite ''49'' perf. type B, 3d. phosphor-graphite ''11'' perf. type C, good range of wmk. Crowns cream and whiter paper cylinders of both values, plus some larger base of sheet items with cylinder blocks attached incl. 21/2d. wmk. Crowns whiter paper ''55'' no dot, three matching multiples showing normal marginal arrow, phantom arrow below columns 6/7 and missing arrow, 3d. wmk. Crowns cream paper ''36'' no dot block of 36 perf. type H (perf'd through right margin) showing phantom ''R'' retouched, other 3d. blocks with phantom ''R' and other jubilee line retouches, constant flaws, missing perf. pins, also a few multiples of a few other values, etc., occasional block mounted, mainly fine unmounted. (approx. 184 items)
919 £160
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1955-58 wmk. St. Edward's Crown 21/2d. block of six (3 x 2) with sheet margin at right, the top row stamps partially unprinted probably due to a paper join, fine unmounted mint, a dramatic variety. Photo.
920 £700
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1958-65 Wmk. Crowns 3d. cream paper in a top right corner block of nine, the top row of three variety imperforate between the stamps and top margin, the central stamp mounted, variety stamps fine unmounted, a rare multiple. S.G. Spec. S70c, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
921 £320
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1958-65 Wmk. Crowns 3d. cream paper in a lower right corner block of four showing the phantom ''R'' variety ex cylinder 41, also with the three retouches, the first in a block of nine, the second in a block of four, and the third in a block of nine, the second retouch block mounted, the others unmounted, scarce. S.G. Spec. S70j, k, l, cat. 425. Photo.
922 | £100
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 1d., an unmounted mint accumulation of singles and coil strips with misplaced lines, with one line, two lines and three lines in a wide variety of positions, incl. three line singles (8), coil end strip of four with two lines at right (from back), etc. S.G. Spec. S18b, c, d. (few 100s)
924 £270
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. with two lines at left (from back), with sheet margin showing a single line, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 592a, Spec. S72b, cat. 500. Photo.
925 | £1100
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. pair, one with one graphite line, the other with two, single line stamp with very light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 592a, b, Spec. S72b, d, cat. 1,200. Photo.
927 £100
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 1d. with two violet bands applied typo, in a cylinder ''5'' no dot block of six, one with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint with angled margins, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. S23, a, cat. 325. Photo.
928 £800
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 3d. with violet centre band, a lower right corner block of 24 (8 x 3) with a major perforation shift due to a paper fold, leaving all the stamps in the lower two rows with imperf. sections, fine unmounted mint, a spectacular variety. S.G. 615e var. Photo.
929 £420
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 6d. cream paper with blue phosphor bands applied typo, in an unmounted mint lower left corner pair (mounted in margin), scissor cut in side margin and folded through horizontal perfs., tiny gum wrinkle otherwise fine and rare. B.P.A. certificate (1993) for a block of six. S.G. Spec. S110a, unpriced. Photo.
930 £450
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: 1960-67 phosphor 6d. whiter paper with blue phosphor bands applied typo, in an unmounted mint lower right corner block of four, one with gum crease otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Brandon certificate (1992) for a block of six. S.G. Spec. S111a, ab, cat. 1,900. Photo.
931 | £480
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Coils: An accumulation of coil leaders and coil ends, 1/2d. to 3d. values, incl. 21/2d. type I and 3d. cream paper wmk. Crowns sideways leaders with a range of roll numbers, 21/2d. type I whiter paper wmk. Crowns upright ''F'' leader, some coil ends incl. wmk. St. Edward's Crown sideways 2d. light red-brown (3), varying numbers of stamps attached, etc., varied condition. (45 items)
932 | £1200
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Booklet Panes: A duplicated accumulation of mainly panes of six in a stockbook with upright and inverted wmks., Ie perf. types, some cylinder panes incl. 2d. wmk. St. Edward's Crown ''H1'' no dot and dot, marginal arrow panes, constant flaws, 1d. wmk. St. Edward's Crown label panes incl. cylinders ''F6'' and ''F9'' no do dot and dot (mounted, one with adhesion), graphites, phosphors incl. 21/2d. left band blue phosphor whiter paper wmk. inverted (2, one with above average perfs.), 3d. with violet side bands wmk. inverted (good perfs.), panes of four incl. 1d./3d. se-tenant panes with various perf. types, also a selection of K.G.VI panes incl. 1d. Minimum Inland Rates (17mm.) panes (14) incl. cylinder ''F5'' no dot, etc., varied condition with some unmounted, mixed perfs. (approx. 370)
933 | £2600
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Booklet Panes: An extensive collection of cylinder panes in a binder, mainly panes of six incl. wmk. Tudor Crown 1d. label panes (4), 11/2d. ''G6'' no dot and dot, 2d. ''H1'' no dot (3), dot, wmk. St. Edward's Crown 1d. label pane set of four (one with split perfs.), 11/2d. ''G9'' dot, ''G10'' dot (2), no dot and dot top, 2d. red-brown ''H1'' no dot and dot, 2d. light red-brown ''H1'' no dot, no dot and dot top, 21/2d. and 3d. panes complete, wmk. Crowns cream paper 21/2d. cylinders ''J6'', ''J9'' and ''J13'' complete, 3d. panes complete (less ''K7'' dot top), whiter paper 11/2d. ''G15'' dot, no dot top, ''G16'' dot, no dot top, 21/2d. ''J13'' dot, no dot and dot top, ''J14'' dot, no dot and dot top, 3d. ''K16'' no dot, graphite with 1/2d. (2), 1d., 3d. panes complete (less ''K7'' no dot top), green phosphor 3d. ''K17'' dot, no dot and dot top, blue phosphor cream paper 21/2d. two bands ''J13'' no dot (good perfs., gum fault on one), 3d. ''K18'' set of four, blue phosphor whiter paper 3d. ''K20'' set of four, violet phosphor 3d. side band ''K18'' set of four, 3d. centre band ''K18'' set of four, panes of four incl. se-tenant, panes of two incl. Tudor Crown 11/2d. ''6'' no dot, St. Edward's Crown 1d. ''1'' dot (3), 11/2d. ''14'' no dot, dot (2), also non-cylinder panes of two with 1/2v perf. types, some duplicates, etc., varied condition with mixed perfs., many unmounted. (approx. 345)
934 £170
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Booklet Panes: 3d. wmk. Crowns whiter paper pane of six with cylinder ''21'' dot unmounted mint, trimmed at foot and at right but rare, unpriced in S.G. Spec. Photo.
935 | £400
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1955 to 1968 sets complete unmounted mint, with wmk. Crowns 2nd De La Rue sets on both light cream and whiter papers, some shades incl. Waterlow 10s., some marginal, etc., occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine. (27)
936 | £200
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1959 wmk. Crowns De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set on light cream paper, in mint lower left corners showing the two plate dots in the margin, two of each of the 2s.6d. to 10s., some in vertical or horizontal pairs, one 2s.6d., one 10s. and the 1 (in a pair, [R. 10/2] with perf. faults) unmounted, plus 1958 1st De La Rue 2s.6d. corner single with one plate dot in the margin unmounted mint (mounted in margin), also 2s.6d. unmounted mint study showing marginal markings with Waterlow corner trim marks in all four corners (one a block of four), and 2nd De La Rue left or right margin pairs (3 of each) showing different types of guide marks, mainly fine. (18 items)
937 £180
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1959 wmk. Crowns De La Rue 2s.6d. black-brown showing reversed offset on the gummed side, the offset centred high, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin. S.G. 595var., EC (2005) F88OFa, cat. 300. Photo.
938 £620
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1963 wmk. Crowns Bradbury 2s.6d. to 1 and 1967-68 no wmk. 2s.6d. to 1, the complete set of plate blocks of four unmounted mint as issued incl. the rare 2s.6d. ''4'' and ''4A'', some gum wrinkles or bends and 10s. plate ''1A'' with small adhesion in margin otherwise fine, also five duplicate blocks (some mounted), a scarce assembly. (57 blocks). Photo.
939 £600
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the gummed side, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 596ab, cat. 1,500. Photo.
940 £210
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at right. S.G. 596aWi, cat. 375. Photo.
941 £1700
The Roy Parker collection of Wildings: Castles: 1963(c.) Bradbury unissued 1 black on thicker fluorescent chalk surfaced paper, the unique lower left corner example from the part sheet of 30 found, with an extra wide margin which has been torn at left not seen in normal sheets, possibly from a proof sheet, small gum wrinkle, a fine and rare item. See footnote in S.G. Spec., EC (2005) F182TRa, cat. 2,750. Photo.
943 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection on stockpages, in blocks of four, many marginal, with cream and whiter papers, coloured phosphors, incl. Tudor Crown set, St. Edward's Crown set, also a set of singles, wmk. Crowns graphite incl. 11/2d. upright wmk. (gum wrinkles) and 21/2d. inverted wmk. blocks with booklet pane selvedge, phosphor-graphites (two sets of blocks), phosphors incl. green phosphor set, additional 2d. left band block, 21/2d. block with broad phosphor bands at right, blue phosphor incl. 21/2d. type I left band corner block, 21/2d. left band inverted wmk. block with booklet pane selvedge, a few duplicates, etc., a few gum wrinkles but mainly fine, all apparently unmounted. (163 blocks, 18 singles)
944 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection on leaves, many in pairs, all apparently unmounted incl. Tudor and St. Edward's Crown sets in cylinder singles (mounted in margins), 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1, a few booklet panes, sideways and inverted wmks. incl. Crowns 2d. inverted, 1958-61 graphite upright and inverted wmk. sets, additional 11/2d. wmk. upright, phosphor-graphite set in pairs incl. 2d. error of wmk. (folded through perfs.), etc. (approx. 194 items)
945 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 195254 watermark Tudor crown 6d. reddish-purple, an imperforate imprimatur pair, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamped on gum, light bend at lower right otherwise, fine unmounted, S.G. 523, Spec. S104, cat. 2,000. Photo.
946 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 wmk. St. Edward's Crown 6d. reddish purple variety pink tinted paper, a mint block of four with sheet margin at left, top left stamp lightly mounted, others unmounted, one with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. S105d. Photo.
947 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 195865 watermark Multiple Crowns 1d. ultramarine on cream paper, an imperforate imprimatur pair, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamped on gum, very fine unmounted, S.G. 571, Spec. S16, cat. 2,000. Photo.
948 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark. Multiple Crowns 3d. horizontal strip of four with tete-beche, used on 1966 cover addressed to Lord Cornwallis, unusual.
949 £1350
195865 watermark multiple crowns 3d. deep lilac on cream paper booklet pane of six with watermark inverted, part perf. with the top row imperforate on three sides, still in original booklet, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. 575c. Photo.
951 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 wmk. Multiple Crowns 41/2d. chestnut block of four, used on a hand-painted registered envelope and cancelled with a Southampton 1959 (Feb. 9th) first day c.d.s., attractive. S.G. 577. Photo.
952 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1958-65 selection of 2s. stitched booklets, incl. April 1961, July 1962, November 1962, January 1963, June 1963, August 1963, February 1964, July 1966 all with phosphor bands, also a few 1s. booklets, etc. (79 items)
954 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1953-57 a selection of 2s.6d. stitched booklets, incl. September 1953 (both), February 1954, March 1954 (Q.E.II issues only), January 1955 (both), and complete to November 1957, etc. (58 items)
955 | £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1958-65 selection of 3s. stitched booklets in an album, incl. March 1958, August 1959, September 1959, Octiber 1959, February 1960, March 1960, and April 1960, all with graphite lines, very good range of later dates with December 1963 with phosphor bands, etc. (113 items)
956 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1959 (Aug.) 3s. graphite lined booklet, 1d. watermark inverted, others upright, good to fine perfs. S.G. M13g. Photo.
957 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1959 (Aug.) 3s. graphite lined booklet, 3d. watermark inverted, others upright, 11/2d. pane with very fine perfs. S.G. M13g. Photo.
958 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1953 (Nov.)-57 (Aug.) a complete selection of 3s.9d. stitched booklets, mainly fine. (20 items)
959 | £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1957 (Oct.)-1968 (March) selection of 4s.6d. stitched booklets, incl. a complete range less October 1962, December 1963, March 1964, June 1964 and March 1965, etc., mainly fine. (108 items)
960 | £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1953-65 (May) a selection of 5s. stitched booklets, incl. September 1954 (Q.E.II issues only), May 1954, September 1954 complete to March 1963 with all graphite and phosphor band booklets, May 1963, July 1963, November 1963, January 1964, March 1964, July 1964, September 1964, November 1964, January 1965, March 1965, May 1965 all with phosphor bands, etc. (96 items)
962 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1961 (July) 5s. phosphor bands booklet, all panes with watermark inverted, fair to good perfs. S.G. H51p. Photo.
963 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1962 (Nov.) 5s. phosphor bands booklet, 3d. panes with watermark upright, others inverted, good perfs. S.G. H59p. Photo.
964 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1965-67 (August) a complete selection of 6s. stitched booklets less August 1966 with phosphor bands, etc., mainly fine. (49 items)
965 | £780
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1961-68 selection of 10s. stitched booklets, comprising complete booklets from X1 to X17p, mainly fine. (17 items)
967 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68, an unmounted mint selection of Castles in a stockbook, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow and De La Rue sets, 1959-68 De La Rue set, range of plate blocks, etc. (258)
968 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set, affixed to Waterlow & Sons Ltd. presentation card, fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo
969 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set mounted in ''Waterlow & Sons Limited'' presentation card. S.G. 536539. Photo.
971 £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958 1st De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 in unmounted mint marginal vertical pairs (2s.6d. to 10s. in corners), a few wrinkles in margins, stamps fine. S.G. 536a-539a. Photo.
972 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 in unmounted mint vertical pairs with sheet margins at left (10s. with pencil note), 2s.6d. with a few blunted perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 595-598. Photo.
973 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of Q.E.II commemorative errors incl. 1966 Landscapes 6d. marginal strip of three, the third stamp with emerald partially omitted, World Cup 6d. two examples displaying black shift and green shift, 1967 EFTA 1s.6d. with black shift used on f.d.c., misperfs. incl. 1972 Silver Wedding 3p. pair and 1982 Textiles 191/2p., mainly fine. (8 items)
975 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1953 Coronation, a mint collection neatly written up on leaves of the 21/2d. to 1s.6d. (2) values in cylinder blocks and marginal multiples some displaying a number of minor varieties etc., some toning, otherwise mainly fine unmounted (mounted in margins). (16 items)
979 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare, a mint collection neatly written up on leaves of the 3d. to 2s.6d. (4) values in cylinder and plate blocks or large marginal multiples some displaying a number of minor varieties and colour shifts, some shades etc., mainly fine unmounted (mounted in margins). (15 items)
980 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack, cellophane partly split. S.G. 659-660, cat. 450.
981 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Forth Road Bridge 3d. (ordinary) upper left corner block of twenty seven (3 x 9) showing an inking flaw which virtually obliterates the ''1964'' and ''3d'' on the stamps in the lower two rows of the third column, some marginal creasing and perf. re-inforcement, one variety stamp fine unmounted, most unusual. S.G. 659 var. Photo.
982 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Salvation Army set (ordinary) used on the front of the August 7th. edition of the Salvation Army newspaper the War Cry, cancelled by a London S.W. 1965 (Aug. 9th) first day handstamp, most unusual, possibly unique. S.G. 665-6. Photo.
983 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 667a, cat. 650, EC GBR1334a - circa 60 mint known. Photo.
984 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Post Office Tower, a mainly mint selection of 1s.3d. displaying varieties or colour shifts incl. (ordinary) example overprinted with large ''CANCELLED'' in black and (phosphor) fine unmounted mint lower right traffic light block of six with inverted watermark. (7 items)
985 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) set on first day cover from Wembley, signed by Bobby Moore, fine. Photo.
987 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety black omitted, fine used, with normal for comparison. S.G. 694a, unpriced used. Photo.
989 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. Gull variety black only omitted, fine used on local Warwickshire cover, just a trifle soiled, a great rarity. Ex Jalapa. S.G. 696c, stated only two known. Photo.
990 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. Robin variety black (value etc.) only omitted, fine used on local Warwickshire cover, just a trifle soiled, a great rarity. Ex Jalapa. S.G. 698c, stated only two known. Photo.
991 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. top left corner se-tenant block of 20 (2 x 10, folded through three rows of perfs.), variety reddish brown omitted, unmounted mint but with black adhesions on reverse, two stamps badly affected. S.G. 696j, cat. 1,250.
992 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety reddish brown omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at left, S.G. 696j, cat. 250, also a second block with the emerald-green omitted from the Robin and partially omitted from the Gull. Photo.
993 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. variety reddish brown omitted, in a lower left corner se-tenant cylinder block of eight, folded through perfs. between the stamps and the margins, hinged on front of left margin, the stamps fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696pj, cat. 700, EC GBR1392m - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
994 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 England Winners 4d. block of four on first day cover from Harrow and Wembley, signed by Bobby Moore, fine. Photo.
996 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d., an unmounted mint right marginal block of eight (fault to lower right selvedge), the fourth stamp of the upper row with the gold Queen's head only omitted and the fourth stamp of the lower row with Queens head partially omitted due to a paper fold, very rare. S.G. 756a var. EC GBR1512d var. Photo.
997 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety printed on the gummed side, three examples, all with thins, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 756b.
999 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety printed on the gummed side, two examples, both with yellow marks on reverse, otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 756b.
1000 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety ultramarine omitted, fine unmounted mint with lower sheet margin at base. S.G. 758b, cat. 850, EC GBR1516c, circa 60 mint known. Photo.
1001 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety ultramarine omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 758b, cat. 850, EC GBR1516c, circa 60 mint known. Photo.
1003 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 9d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 764a, cat. 280, EC GBR1528a. Photo.
1004 £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint marginal, rare and much underrated error, with normal for comparison. S.G. 771Eya, EC GB1542MCc - circa 8 known. Photo.
1006 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 778Eya, cat. 250, EC GBR1556d. Photo.
1007 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 5d. in a complete sheet of 72 (6 x 12, folded) with the St. Giles, Edinburgh, stamps in column five variety green omitted from the roof, the [R. 10/5] and [R. 12/5] examples with possibly a small trace remaining, some small bends or wrinkles mainly in margins otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 796-799, 798c, EC GBR1592b.
1008 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) omitted, light surface marks and ink spots on gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint with margin at right. S.G. 800a, cat. 300, EC GBR1600a. Photo.
1009 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 822a, cat. 320, EC GBR1644a - circa 120 mint known. Photo.
1010 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 3p. variety olive-brown (faces, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 887c, cat. 675, EC GBR1774c - circa 100 known. Photo.
1011 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Anniversaries 71/2p., a fine unmounted mint upper right corner copy with a substantial part of the black printing omitted, leaving all but a very small part of the 71/2p. face value missing, due to a paper fold, the missing portion being printed on the gummed side, most unusual. Ex Shaida. S.G. 888 var. Photo.
1012 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 British Architecture 3p., in a cylinder block of four showing a shift of lemon giving the appearance of colour omission, slight toning on reverse, otherwise fine unmounted mint, S.G. 890var. Photo.
1014 £1850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, in a fine unmounted mint cylinder block of four from the lower left of the sheet, probably unique as cylinder block, with normal for comparison. S.G. 914a, cat. 5,600 (as singles), EC GBR1828a - 24 mint known. Photo.
1015 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 914a, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1828a - 24 known. Photo.
1016 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety gold (cylinder 1F) omitted, two fine unmounted mint examples, with normal for comparison, the error being most noticeable in the lower braiding, scarce. S.G. 914e, cat. 4,000, EC GBR1828e - circa 30 known. Photo.
1017 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine used on Newport, Isle of Wight, first day cover with the other values. S.G. 923ab, unpriced used, EC GBR1846a - circa 135 mint pairs, 2 first day covers known, cat. (first day cover) 300. Photo.
1019 £1800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. variety sepia (from hair) omitted, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, scarce. S.G. 925c, cat. 5,500, EC F502MCc - 24 known. Photo.
1020 £2300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety grey-black omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. 927c, cat. 5,000, EC GB1854MCb, circa 10 known. Photo.
1021 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 British Paintings 5p. variety greenish-yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 932b, cat. 1,350. EC GBR1864b - circa 30 known. Photo.
1025 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety bright rosine omitted, small paper flaw at lower right, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. MS1099h, cat. 2,600, EC GBR2198f - circa 12 known, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1027 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 R.S.P.C.A. 34p. variety silver (Queen's head and face value) omitted, a top right corner example, with faint checker's mark in margin on reverse, fine unmounted mint, scarce, with matching normal for comparison. S.G. 1481a, cat. 1,100, EC GBR2962a - 67 known. Photo.
1028 | £4200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1995 ''Greetings in Art'' (1st) booklet, the pane with variety silver (Queen's head and ''1ST'') and phosphor omitted, very fine unmounted mint and rare, the greetings label pane with two labels removed. S.G. 1858ab, EC GBR3716a - 4 intact and 4 separated mint panes known, cat. 15,000. Photo.
1028A £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 19p. Weaver, variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 2088aEy, 700. Photo.
1031 £2900
Queen Elizabeth II: 2006 Victoria Cross Anniversary 1st 'Cornwell' + 64p. 'Chavasse' + 72p. 'Upham' se-tenant pane of three variety bronze (Queen's heads and denominations) and phosphor omitted, the second pane from the booklet, used on Raflet Stamp Club first day cover with relevant London SW1 datestamps, fine and rare, the only known example on f.d.c. Brandon certificate (2011). S.G. 2660ba, EC GBR5328a - one first day cover known, cat. 8,000. Photo.
1032 | £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A specialised collection in two boxed Philatelic albums, arranged by value with gums, head types, shades, booklet and coil stamps, many cylinder blocks, high value plate blocks, booklet panes incl. missing phosphors, Cook book stapled set, many complete booklets incl. 1968 (Dec.) 6s. with panes overprinted ''SCHOOL/SPECIMEN'', coil strips incl. 4d. vermilion head A horizontal, 6d. vertical, errors and varieties incl. inking flaws, misperfs., broad bands, missing phosphors incl. 8d. blue, 9d. PVA, 3d. GA imperf. right margin vertical pair (in block with normals), various 5d. imperfs. ex cylinder 10, 5d. booklet pane completely imperf. but torn in half, booklet cover glazed proofs, a few f.d.c's, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (100s)
1033 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d., 4d. vermilion left band and 5d. in a se-tenant strip of three, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', ex Cook book, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U2s, U16s, U17s, cat. 585. Photo.
1034 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 3d. violet centre band GA in an unmounted mint block of eight (4 x 2), the right vertical pair completely imperforate, fine and scarce. S.G. 729a, Spec. U8a, cat. 900. Photo.
1035 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue in cylinder 13 no dot and dot blocks of nine, occasional light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U17(B), cat. 1,250. Photo.
1036 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 5d. deep blue variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, ex cylinder 15 with screened borders, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U17a, cat. 250. Photo.
1037 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1 in the scarce indigo shade, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. Spec. UC4(2), cat. 750. Photo.
1038 £850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: 4d. deep olive-brown centre band pane of six, variety part perf., the first pane in a complete 1968 (Nov.) 6s. booklet, the pane slightly discoloured but a rare item in an intact booklet, front cover and interleaves bent back for display. S.G. 732a, cat. 3,800. Photo.
1039 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet panes: 4d. deep olive-brown centre band PVA pane of six, variety part imperforate with the top row imperf. on three sides, some split perfs. between the right vertical pair and small gum crease otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 732a, Spec. UB11a, cat. 3,800. Photo.
1040 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1968-70 a collection of stitched booklets, incl. 6s. booklets from September 1967 to May 1968 complete, etc. (87 items).
1041 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1969 Stamps for Cooks 1 booklet stapled, fine with good perfs. S.G. ZP1, cat. 400. Photo
1042 £1000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklets: 1969 (Dec.) Stamps for Cooks 1 booklet stapled edition with each stamp overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mixed perfs., rare. B.P.A. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. ZP1(s), cat. 5,750. Photo.
1045 | £95
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: A specialised collection of mainly Harrison singles in a Warwick album, arranged by value with papers, gums, head types, print directions, value types and settings, thin papers, short phosphor bands, phosphor screens, booklet and coil stamps, incl. 3p. OCP/GA, 31/12p. OCP/PVAD, 41/2p. phosphor under ink upright and inverted printings, 10p. Chambon printing shades, FBO's, etc. (few 100s)
1046 | £1000
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: An interesting collection of test material in a binder with machine booklets containing panes of test labels, blank labels or blank labels with vertical bars, Window books incl. type 1A round tab codes ''B'' and ''D'' with blank labels, 10 x 2nd Harrison cover with blank labels with maroon bars, 10 x 15p. Double Head covers (2) with similar 'panes', a range of sample books, 'tent' displays, M&S bubble packs, test coil strips with various labels, also with earlier material incl. wmk. Crown blank label strips overprinted ''CANCELLED'' diagonally in red or green, grey test label strips with K.G.VI and various Q.E.II wmks., etc.
1047 | £700
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: A collection of unmounted mint blocks (30) with the 17 pin perforation error, mostly cylinder blocks of six (some larger) incl. scarce 13p. cylinder 7 p18 at row 19, 13p. cylinder 14 block of ten with p18 +30mm. with the error at row 17, 16p. at row 19, 17p. cylinder 10 at row 18, scarce 201/2p. (in a marginal block of six), 26p. PCP at row 19, scarce 50p. at row 20, etc., most with normal blocks for comparison.
1048 £290
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 31/2p. deep olive-brown FCP/PVAD two bands, the scarce faulty ink mix error, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U116(2), cat. 950. Photo.
1049 £580
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 201/2p. ultramarine PCP/PVAD in a cylinder 1 dot block of six with the 17 pin perforation error at row 20, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U278, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1050 | £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1st class Millennium definitive, a collection of warrant/date blocks of eight, left and right margin, 57 different with most dates represented, plus cylinder ''1'' no dot and dot blocks of eight, two lightly folded through central perfs., a fine assembly. (59 blocks)
1051 | £70
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 2 deep blue-green De La Rue OFNP/PVA (bluish) in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder strip of three with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a.
1052 £100
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 2 deep blue-green De La Rue OFNP/PVA (bluish) in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a.
1053 | £680
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. specialised collection of cylinder blocks and other multiples, issues to 1990 incl. 10p. cerise plate blocks of four complete, 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVAD 5A 4B dot (3) with part of phosphor ''1'' showing, various displaced phosphor numbers, 8A 6B no dot linked to traffic light block showing p21 inverted, 10p. orange-brown FCP/PVAD 3 no dot and dot pair with broad bands at right, 3 no dot with all over phosphor, 2 no dot missing phosphor, centre band 3 no dot (2) and dot p20, Chambon printing collection incl. PCP + two bands 7 p36 upper and lower blocks, extra extension holes, doctor blade and other inking flaws, some duplicates, etc. (approx. 158 items)
1054 | £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. collection of singles and multiples with errors and varieties incl. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA with orange-brown omitted, another with partial omission, a range of missing phosphors from various sources, phosphor shifts, orange two bands vertical strip of five with the lower stamp only half printed, inking flaws, etc. (32 items)
1055 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. specialised collection of Enschede, Harrison and De La Rue date/warrant blocks of eight or ten, with both left and right margin blocks, wide range of dates incl. scarce, also cylinder blocks, etc. (approx. 155 items)
1056 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. selection of four Enschede date/warrant blocks showing the printing in error in the wrong position in the sheet margins, with two normal blocks, also a De La Rue D1 block of 24 showing a double printing of the date/warrant number, one in the normal position, the other in error over the cylinder number, very scarce items.
1057 | £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. collection of coil leaders with roll numbers 1 to 10 complete for both PPP (BL) and centre band (CL) coils, four with printer's joins, varying numbers of stamps attached, six with 25. (20 items)
1058 £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA in a vertical strip of five with sheet margin at base, the second stamp with the orange-brown omitted, the first and third with partial omission, the other two normal, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U182a. Photo.
1059 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA in a cylinder 3A 3B no dot block of six and dot block of ten, both variety phosphor omitted, a couple of small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce, S.G. Spec. U182b, also 10p. orange-brown Chambon printing FCP/PVAD in a cylinder 7 p36 block of ten with a paper join across rows 17 and 18.
1060 | £170
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVAD in a cylinder 8A 6B dot block of six showing the p21 phosphor number inverted, and the 8A 6B no dot block of six linked by the lower margin to the right hand traffic light block which shows the p21 inverted, the no dot block also with an extra extension hole at row 18, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U183.
1061 £2100
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVAD in a top right corner block of six (3 x 2), the top strip of three completely imperforate, the second strip with the perforations stopping abruptly half way down, fine unmounted mint and rare. S.G. X885b, cat. 3,800++. Photo.
1062 £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown FCP/PVAD two bands, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at base, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X886a, cat. 350. Photo.
1064 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown FCP/PVAD centre band, in a cylinder 2 no dot block of eight with no phosphor number due to an upward displacement of 57mm., this can be measured using the phosphor screen join and is illustrated using a 12p. cylinder 9 block, rare, with checker's mark in the corner, unmounted mint.
1066 £320
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. orange-brown Chambon printing, a selection of missing phosphor cylinder blocks with the rare PCP cylinder 8 lower block of six with the additional bands omitted, and FCP with the scarce cylinder 9 upper and lower blocks in a deep shade, and cylinder 7 upper and lower blocks, fine unmounted mint. (5 items). Photo.
1069 £600
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 10p. dull orange Harrison OFNP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a top left corner block of four, fine unmounted mint, rare with few known. S.G. Y1676aa, cat. 2,200. Photo.
1071 | £380
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 12p. specialised collection of cylinder blocks and other pieces incl. 12p. yellowish green range of PCP1 and PCP2 cylinder blocks with shades, extra extension holes, 12p. bright emerald blocks of six, eight or ten with a wide range of phosphor number displacements incl. star underprint 9 no dot p20 +23mm. with right phosphor band, 9 dot p20 +29mm., 9 no dot p18 -19mm., others incl. 12p. yellowish green PCP1 strip of three with the centre stamp 60% uncoated, block of four partly imperf. with heavy indents, imperf. pair stuck on card which should have been destroyed, missing phosphors from various sources, etc., some duplication. (118 items)
1072 | £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 12p. collection of coil leaders with yellowish green DL vertical coils with roll numbers complete (less ''6''), 12p. bright emerald ML vertical coils with roll numbers complete (less ''3''), and SA horizontal coils with five different roll numbers, plus coil end, varying numbers of stamps attached. (24 items)
1074 £750
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 12p. bright emerald FCP/PVAD in a top right corner block of four, variety imperforate (folded between stamps and right margin), fingerprint marks on reverse in margin (just affecting one stamp) and gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare imperf. S.G. X896a, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1076 £100
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 12p. bright emerald FCP/PVAD with star underprint, in a cylinder 10 p20 no dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U208, cat. 500. Photo.
1078 £1200
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 12p. bright emerald FCP/PVAD with star underprint, in a cylinder 10 p20 dot block of six, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. Spec. U208, unpriced. Photo.
1079 | £800
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1990 Penny Black Anniversary: A specialised collection in three binders with cylinder blocks complete, extension hole blocks, 15p. cylinder 3 blocks with phosphor p41 displaced -20mm., 20p. and 34p. low OBA blocks, 20p. translucent paper blocks, range of miniature sheets with cream misplacements, another with weak printing of the 1d. black, comprehensive booklets with cylinder examples from different columns, Walsall editions incl. the rare 4 x 15p. W2 W2 blind at base and bar books, 4 x 15p. with yellow head on cover W2 W1 blind at base and bar books, 10 x 15p. with incorrect rates on inside cover rare W1 W1 + bar, 10 x 20p. scarce W1 W2 W1 blind at base and bar books, 5 'London Life' prestige panes incl. very scarce 6 x 20p. DP146 with very low OBA, covers and cards with a wide range of cancellations incl. set of five with House of Lords c.d.s's, quantity of NPM cards, also with A4 and A3 posters, publicity material, ephemera, uncut booklet covers, etc.
1080 £550
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1990 Penny Black Anniversary: 15p. bright blue centre band variety imperforate in a top left corner horizontal pair, tiny surface mark between otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1467a, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1082 £900
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1990 Penny Black Anniversary: 20p. brownish black and cream ACP in a top right corner block of eight (2 x 4), the top block of four variety imperforate, with horizontal indents below the second pair, the other two pairs with indents, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 1469a, cat. 4,400+. Photo.
1083 £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1990 Penny Black Anniversary: 2 Questa litho booklet on ACP paper DP151, fine with good perfs., rare. Photo.
1084 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: 1990 Penny Black Anniversary: 5 'London Life' booklet with the second pane DP146 on very low OBA paper, fine and scarce.
1085 | £300
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Castles: A collection of singles and pairs incl. gum and paper changes, many varieties incl. shades, glazed papers, translucent papers, range of mis-perfs., partial offsets, 1997 Enschede set in plate pairs, also 1993 Britannia 10 (4) incl. ''5A'' plate pair, etc. (64 items)
1086 £220
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Castles: 1992-95 1, 2 and 5, each with a complete offset on reverse, fine unmounted mint with sheet margins. Photo.
1087 £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Castles: 1993 Britannia 10 with sheet margin at base, the horizontal perfs. misplaced 6mm. upwards, fine unmounted mint, unusual. Photo.
1088 | £450
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Coils: A collection of coil strips in a binder with se-tenant incl. 5p. OCP/GA silicone coated, FCP/GA without silicone coating, thin papers, missing phosphors, broad bands, 10p. G4 on thick paper (2), 111/2p. 1st Reader's Digest FBO (2), 121/2p. 2nd Reader's Digest FBO (with wax strip), three others PCP2 (all with wax strip), single value strips to 63p. plus various NVI, a few leaders, also a selection of Wilding strips and coil join pairs, etc.
1090 | £95
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: A duplicated accumulation of stitched panes of four and six in a stockbook (approx. 270) incl. different perf. types, cylinder panes, also some singles, etc., mixed perfs.
1091 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 1p./11/2p. panes DP12B with the rare 250 phosphor screen, an unmounted mint selection with I perf., I perf. with short bands at the top, and Ps perf. (2), print directions left and right, fine with well above average perfs., also a further I perf. pane (trimmed) in a complete 1973 (Feb.) booklet, scarce group. S.G. Spec. USB7a. (5)
1094 | £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 31/2p. centre band plus label pane miscut DP22B/M, two examples showing the extra extension hole, one at the top (perf. I3a), the other at base (perf. I3b), fine unmounted mint with good perfs., scarce pair. S.G. Spec. UB45A, cat. 550.
1096 £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 41/2p. plus label pane DP23, high value setting, with the I(1/2v) cut at base, fine unmounted mint with superb perfs. all round, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UB46. Photo.
1097 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 41/2p. plus label pane DP23, high value setting, with the I(1/2v) cut at top, the second pane in a complete 1974 (Sept.) booklet, trimmed at right, scarce. S.G. Spec. UB46.
1099 £90
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 41/2p. plus label pane with phosphor under ink DP23A, low value setting, an unmounted mint cylinder ''B7'' example, slight trimming at base but rare. S.G. Spec. UB46a, cat. 600. Photo.
1100 | £95
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: A selection of Prestige booklet panes with errors and varieties with a range of 1980 Wedgwood items incl. 10p., 12p. (in a complete book) and se-tenant panes missing phosphor, 10p. pane with text offset on selvedge (sliced through during production), se-tenant pane with 10p. stamps shifted to the right, 1993 Beatrix Potter multivalue pane with a shift of the rouletting 13mm. to the left, etc., some with normals. (9 items)
1103 £480
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Booklet Panes: 1980 Wedgwood 2p. pane DP42 variety red (booklet value and inscription) omitted from the selvedge, fine unmounted mint, rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. Spec. UEP7d, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1104 | £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 10p. specialised collection incl. cream and white covers, thick and thin cards, June 1977 imprints and settings, most E2, E2a and E2b perf. types incl. Oast Houses rare E2 (trimmed at left), Scotland with printer's rape repair on pane, etc. (109)
1105 £170
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 10p. Oast Houses with rare E2 perf. type, fine with good perfs. Photo.
1106 | £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 10p. Scotland pair with E2a and E2b perf. types, good perfs., scarce.
1107 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. collection in a binder, from 1976 non-pictorial issue to Follies series, incl. most E2, E2a and E2b perf. types, Mugdock Castle with 111/2p's scarce P perf. type pair, book with 111/2p's at right trimmed as usual, a few empty covers, etc. (approx. 148)
1108 | £290
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. collection on Hagner pages, from Orchids to Pond Life series, incl. Orchids with many displaced phosphor number books, scarce incl. Orchids 1 B26 B7 B9 p57 lower, Pond Life 1 scarce B43 p67 (trimmed at left), Pond Life 2 PCP + two bands plain and cylinder B43 p67 (trimmed), also two single stamps, a few empty covers, etc. (approx. 120)
1114 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Orchids 1 book with upper cylinder numbers B27 B7 B8, and another with lower cylinder numbers, each with the phosphor p57 number displaced -21mm. onto the B27 ink number, normally above the right column, upper cylinder book slightly trimmed at right, very scarce pair.
1115 £600
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Orchids 3 pair of books with upper cylinder numbers B26 B7 p57 on one and B8 only on the other, a fine and very rare unsynchronised cylinder pair, only seven known. Photo.
1116 | £55
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Pond Life 1 with cylinder number B43 p67, slightly trimmed at right, scarce.
1117 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Roman Britain 2 reversed phosphor pair of books with ink cylinder numbers B21 B4 B30 on one, the other with displaced p69 phosphor number, fine and very scarce.
1119 | £95
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Roman Britain 3 reversed phosphor books with cylinder numbers B21 B4 B30 p69, fine with good perfs., scarce.
1120 | £750
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Cricket 1, fourteen books from two revolutions of the cylinder with the green ink on the 18p's in five books being partially omitted in varying degrees, and very pale green 18p's in matching patches in five others, due to the machine operator adding solvent to the green ink while the cylinder was revolving, a dramatic and unique assembly. Photo.
1121 £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Cricket 2 with old phosphor ink, a cylinder B21 B4 B30 p69 example, fine with superb perfs., very scarce. Photo.
1124 £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 50p. Gardens 1 with cylinder B1 B24 B32 p68, fine with good perfs., rare. Photo.
1127 £380
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 1 Educational Institutions 1 plain book with a superb offset on the gummed side affecting three and a half 24p. stamps, and half of one of the 2p. stamps, fine and rare, a spectacular variety. Photo.
1128 | £65
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 1 Educational Institutions 4 plain book selection of varieties (3) with perf. comb jump leaving a short imperf. section at the top, misfolded pane, and mis-guillotined book affecting the cover and the pane, with normal.
1129 £500
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 1 Prime Ministers 1 Asquith miscut cylinder W2 W2 book, with the cylinder numbers over the left column, trace of trimming at right but rare with very few known. Photo.
1130 | £170
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 1 red cover, 1996 (Jan.) Questa litho with 4 x 25p., variety rounded ellipse between stamps 1 and 2, due to the wrong type of elliptical pin being replaced during the perforation process, a rare cylinder Q1 Q1 example, fine and very scarce with good perfs., with normal loose pane for comparison.
1135 £350
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Machine Booklets: 2 red cover, 1999 (Apr.) Questa gravure 19p./26p. x 7 pane DP288A, a very rare cylinder Q2 Q2 example, fine with superb perfs. Photo.
1136 | £170
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: An accumulation in a binder with various 70p. to 1.70 editions, also 1989 Greetings, incl. cylinder books, miscuts, E2a and E2b perf. types, etc. (approx. 105)
1140 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 65p. cover imprint 2 pair of books with cylinders 8 p27 no dot and dot, the first trimmed at top, the second at base, a scarce pair.
1141 | £65
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 65p. cover imprint 2 left margin (2) and right margin (2) plain books from the four columns, each with the marginal triangle, one with a little trimming.
1142 | £75
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 65p. cover imprint 2 left and right margin plain books, each with the E2 perf. type, left margin book trimmed at lower right, scarce pair.
1144 | £60
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Horse-shoeing, a collection with no dot and dot cylinder pair, triangle books from the four columns, E2, E2a and E2b perf. types both left and right margins, right margin triangle book with printer's tape repair, etc., a little trimming in places but generally well above average perfs. (13)
1146 | £70
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Thatching left margin plain book with marginal triangle, with good perfs. all round, very scarce thus.
1147 | £190
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Thatching left margin pair of plain books with the very scarce E2a and E2b perf. types, the first with good perfs. and scarce thus, the other slightly trimmed at top.
1148 | £70
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Thatching left margin cylinder 11 p27 dot book, with good perfs. all round, very scarce thus.
1149 | £95
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Dry-stone-walling, a selection with scarce left margin plain books with marginal triangle from columns 1 and 3 (each with slight trimming), and four right margin books. (6)
1150 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 70p. Dry-stone-walling left margin pair of plain books with the E2a and E2b perf. types, each with some trimming at lower right, a very scarce pair.
1156 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 85p. collection incl. cover imprints 1 and 2, cylinder books, perf. types incl. E2, E2a and E2b, 'ghost' triangles, miscut, etc. (28)
1158 | £50
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. June 1977 non-pictorial cover, a selection with plain and cylinder books, E2, E2a and E2b perf. types both left and right margin, right margin triangle book with extra phosphor bands, etc. (13)
1159 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Grand Union Canal books (15) and Llangollen Canal books (11) with cylinder and plain books, E2, E2a and E2b perf. types incl. Grand Union both left and right margins, Llangollen right margin with triangle (trimmed at top), left margin triangle book with printer's tape repair, etc. (26)
1160 £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Llangollen Canal right margin book with marginal triangle, fine with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
1161 £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Llangollen Canal right margin, book 9 from column 2 showing part cylinder box from column 3 in the margin, fine with good perfs., scarce. Photo.
1162 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Llangollen Canal right margin, with the scarce E2 perf. type, fine with good perfs., scarce.
1163 | £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Kennett and Avon, Caledonian and Regents Canal issues, a collection incl. cylinder books, triangle books from all four columns, perf. types incl. scarce Regents Canal right margin E2, Regents Canal experimental folding (6) incl. three cylinder books, etc. (35)
1164 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 90p. Kennett and Avon Canal, three left margin books showing E2, E2a and E2b perf. types, the first trimmed at lower right, scarce.
1167 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1 Ironbridge, a collection with cylinder books incl. E2a perf. type, right margin books (4) showing phosphor p37 inverted, perf. types incl. left margin E2a and E2b, right margin E1c, miscut right margin books (8) incl. E2a and E2b perfs., etc. (29)
1168 | £65
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1 Ironbridge, three right margin books showing E2, E2a and E2b perf. types, fine with good perfs., scarce.
1170 £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1 Ironbridge miscut right margin book with very scarce E2 perf. type, fine with good perfs. all round. Photo.
1171 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1 Sopwith Camel collection with cylinder books incl. synchronised phosphor numbers, perf. types incl. E2a and E2b both left and right margins, scarce right margin E1c, right margin book with printer's tape repair, miscuts incl. left margin ink and phosphor cylinder books, etc. (28)
1173 £380
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1 Hurricane and Wellington selection incl. the very rare right margin miscut with good perfs. all round. Photo.
1177 | £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 Bottle Kilns, a right margin column 2 book with the rare E2 perf. type, plus two others with E2a and E2b perfs., good perfs.
1178 | £240
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 Bottle Kilns, a left margin column 3 book with the rare E2 perf. type, plus two others with E2a and E2b perfs., good perfs.
1179 | £240
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 Bottle Kilns, a right margin column 4 book with the rare E2 perf. type, plus two others with E2a and E2b perfs., good perfs.
1180 | £110
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 collection of Write Now, National Gallery and Maybe issues, all are cylinder books with B10 and B12 left and right margin cylinders with a wide range of phosphor number positions, National Gallery left margin missing phosphor with cylinder B10 (trimmed at top), etc. (44)
1181 £200
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 Write Now right margin book miscut, with cylinder B12 p62 at row 2, trimmed at top as usual, rare. Photo.
1182 £230
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 National Gallery right margin book missing phosphor, with cylinder B12, fine with good perfs., rare, only three known. Photo.
1184 £520
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.20 National Gallery right margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B10 only, the other with the unsynchronised p62 phosphor number at row 2, fine with good perfs., a very rare pair. Photo.
1185 | £60
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.25 collection of Museums series and Trains 1 issues with cylinder books where issued, Trains 1 incl. phosphor numbers in different positions, phosphor cylinder only books, etc. (48)
1188 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.25 Trains 2 LMS Tank Engine collection, all but one with B1 or B8 cylinder numbers incl. phosphor numbers in various positions and displaced to plain books, with seven left margin corrected rates books, five with ink and phosphor numbers, plus B8 p-(D) and p49 only pair, etc. (22)
1193 £350
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.25 Trains 4 Clan Line right margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B36 only, the other with unsynchronised p36 phosphor number, fine with good perfs., a very rare pair. Photo.
1197 | £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.30 collection of Bears to Party Pack issues, all but one with cylinder numbers incl. phosphor numbers in various positions and displaced to plain books, incl. Brighter Writer right margin B36 p62, Brighter Writer left margin pairs (2) with B37 and unsychronised p62, one pair with phosphor bands shifted towards the right, also 1.40 Pocket Planner and Fox Talbot issues, etc. (68)
1200 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.30 Party Pack, two right margin books, one with the B37 ink cylinder only and the other with the unsychronised p49 phosphor cylinder displaced to a plain book, fine with good perfs., the phosphor only book very scarce.
1203 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.46 collection of mixed value books with plain and cylinder books, Seahorses corrected rates with scarce left margin (4, one with cylinder) and right margin (6, two with cylinders), Regionals left margin scarce cylinder B39 B5 p55, etc. (40)
1204 £680
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.46 Seahorses corrected rates left margin book with cylinder B26 B1 p55, trace of trimming at foot otherwise fine, extremely rare. Photo.
1207 | £90
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.55 collection with plain and cylinder books where issued, 'unprinted' cylinders, Costumes 3 right margin PCP2, etc. (39)
1208 | £70
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.60 collection with plain and cylinder books, Birthday Box left margin books with missing pin (4, one cylinder), Bibury left margin B3 dark shade, also D' underprint piece of trial paper with two impressions, etc. (43)
1209 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.70 collection of Love Letters to Write Now issues with plain and most cylinder books, incl. Love Letters right margin B9, Fan Letters scarce right margin B20, etc. (48)
1210 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.70 collection of Write Now revised rate to Handwriting issues with plain and most cylinder books, incl. Write Now (revised rate) right margin B19 and B20, etc. (30)
1211 £90
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.70 Letters Abroad discount left margin book with cylinder B14, fine with good perfs., scarce, also a left margin book with printer's black tape repair. Photo.
1213 £720
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.70 Write Now revised rate right margin book with cylinder B7, slight trace of trimming at top right otherwise fine, very rare. Photo.
1214 | £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Counter Booklets: 1.80 collection, all but one with cylinder numbers incl. Brighter Writer right margin B1, Linnean Society correct inside cover scarce left margin B1, left margin B13, shades, also 1.90 books, etc. (43)
1219 | £240
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1979 1.80 book with the E2 perf. type, trimmed at base but very scarce, also an example with a narrow left margin and showing a 31/2mm. margin at right, plus marginal samples showing the E2 perforator.
1220 £270
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1979 1.80 cylinder B5 B4 p23 no dot and dot (omitted) pair of books miscut, fine with good perfs., the no dot scarce. Photo.
1221 £780
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1979 1.80 pair of books showing the unsynchronised B5 and B4 ink cylinders, ex column 1, trace of trimming at top otherwise fine, rare. Photo.
1222 £820
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1979 1.80 pair of books showing the unsynchronised B5 and B4 ink cylinders, ex column 2, fine with good perfs., rare. Photo.
1223 £750
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1979 1.80 plain booklet with the phosphor shifted by 11/2 stamp rows, leaving the 10p's with centre band at top and two bands at base, and the 8p's with two bands at top and centre band at base, fine with good perfs., very rare, only discovered in 2001. Photo.
1224 | £260
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1980 2.20 cylinder B8 B18 book with phosphor omitted on all stamps except [R. 1/10] which has a band at right only, and a plain book with missing phosphor but with [R. 1/9] having a right band only and the tenth column pair normal, also a cylinder B8 B18 book with the p34 phosphor number displaced -20mm.
1225 £400
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Christmas Booklets: 1982 2.50 cylinder B22 B21 p-(D) book with the phosphor number displaced off, fine and rare. Photo.
1228 | £160
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 1A round tab collection with cylinder books from different columns, incl. 4 x 18p. code A plain (2) and cylinder B10 (5) with some mis-guillotined, scarce 10 x 18p. code D plain book with translucent paper, etc. (44)
1229 | £140
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 2 collection with plain, cylinder books from different columns, books with no phosphor cylinder numbers due to dry prints, 4 x 27p. code S cylinder B1 with missing rates panel on cover, Harrison 4 x 14p. code O and 4 x 19p. code L with reversed covers giving smooth insides, Questa cut and torn perfs. incl. 10 x 19p. codes M and N with cut perfs., etc. (95)
1230 | £300
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 collection with cylinder books from different columns, Harrison rotary perf. books incl. 4 x 14p. B26 p82 (4), 4 x 19p. B16 (3), varnished yellow strips set of four books with cylinder numbers, additional 4 x 19p. (2), experimental folding 10 x 19p. with cylinder B12 columns 1 and 2, misplaced panes, etc. (78)
1231 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. with barcode 200101, a pair of cylinder B30 p81 books from columns 1 and 2, along with a further B30 p81 cylinder example with varnished yellow strip, scarce group.
1232 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison set of four books with varnished yellow strips, rotary perforated, each with cylinder numbers.
1233 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. with experimental folding, cylinder B27 p81 and B29 p81 examples, both from column 1, scarce.
1234 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 3 Harrison 10 x 14p. with experimental folding, cylinder B27 p81 and B29 p81 examples, both from column 2, scarce.
1237 | £380
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 NVI comprehensive collection with Harrison cylinder books from different columns, 10 x 2nd with different phosphor number positions, 10 x 1st with printer's black tape repair, Walsall incl. blind at base and bar books, 1st books both ACP and low OBA, range of broken numbers, cylinders virtually complete incl. 10 x 1st low OBA W3 W3 W3 + bar, W5 W5 W4 blind at base and rare W5 W5 W4 + bar, 10 x 2nd W2 W1 W2 + bar, varieties, etc. (145)
1238 | £450
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 collection of books with sickle tabs, plain and cylinder examples incl. 4 x 2nd W1 W1 W1 and scarce W1 W1 W1 + bar, W2 W1 W2 and W2 W1 W2 + bar, very scarce W2 W2 W2, 4 x 1st low OBA W1 W2 W2, 4 x 1st perf. 13 low OBA W1 W1 W1 + bar, 10 x 1st low OBA W1 W1 W1 + bar, etc., scarce group. (15)
1239 £260
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5 4 x 1st W1 W1 W1 cylinder book, with the ochre colour printing error of the first W1, fine and rare, with normal book for comparison. Photo.
1243 | £200
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5B collection, mainly with cylinder numbers, comprehensive Walsall issues with blind at base and bar books incl. 4 x 2nd W6 W6 blind at base, Questa with cut and torn perfs. and marginal perf. variations, etc. (87)
1244 | £350
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Types 5C and 5D collection, vast majority with cylinder numbers with type 5C Questa cut and torn perfs., 10 x 2nd Q12 Q12 misperforated cutting into stamps, Harrison from different columns, Walsall incl. 10 x 2nd PVA W15 W10 blind at base, type 5D incl. 4 x 2nd W8 W10, 4 x 1st W10 W21 W14, very scarce 10 x 1st W12 W10 W12 blind at base, etc. (84)
1246 | £70
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5S(1) Harrison 4 x 1st plain book with a fine double print of the facsimile on the front cover, also two others, one with a wide margin showing cut bar, and the other (cylinder B8) with a blind perf. between stamps 2 and 4. (3)
1248 £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) Walsall 4 x 1st with solid phosphor bands with cylinder number W20 W29 W27, fine, scarce printing. Photo.
1249 | £90
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5S(3) collection of Questa books, all but one with cylinder numbers incl. cream and white gum variations, scarce 10 x 2nd Q17 Q17 with torn perfs., Q18 Q18, 10 x 1st with thin values plain book with unlaminated cover, etc. (18)
1250 | £50
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 6 collection of overseas rate books, virtually all with cylinder numbers incl. blind at base books, shiny and matt cards, solid and split bands, etc. (27)
1251 | £260
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 7(1) Olympics collection, virtually all with cylinder numbers, comprehensive Walsall with blind at base and bar books incl. 10 x 2nd W12 W8 + bar, Questa margin perf. variations, Harrison examples from different columns, etc. (97)
1252 £820
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 4 x 1st with cylinder numbers W5 W11 W9 W1, fine and very rare, along with scarce cylinder W5 W10 W9 W1, and one other. (3). Photo.
1260 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9 yellow fluor Walsall 4 x 1st with cylinder W23 W32 W32, fine and rare. Photo.
1262 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9 yellow fluor Questa 10 x 2nd with torn perfs., set of three books with cylinders Q18 Q18, Q19 Q19 and Q20 Q20, also a plain book (cut perfs.) with unvarnished cover, scarce group. (4)
1263 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9 collection of blue fluor books, virtually all with cylinder numbers incl. Harrison translucent papers, rare 4 x 2nd plain book with poor perfs. with ''VOID'' printed on spine, Walsall incl. scarce 4 x 1st W34 W42 W45, Questa, etc. (56)
1265 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9B collection of gravure books, mainly with cylinder numbers, incl. Harrison with different phosphor number positions, 10 x 1st gold cylinder B13 book with printer's black tape repair, Walsall with comb and rotary perfs., 61/2mm. and 9mm. bands, 4 x 2nd plain book comb perf. with unvarnished cover, etc. (43)
1266 £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9B Walsall gravure 10 x 1st gold comb perf. with cylinder W2 W2 at row 2, fine and scarce. Photo.
1267 | £250
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9B Walsall gravure 10 x 1st orange-red, three consecutive books from a column which together show a complete sheet serial number/warrant number/printing date in the margin, the books with a 9mm. left band and two consecutive books with W1 cylinder numbers, most unusual and one of the best examples known, most show partial numbers only.
1268 | £500
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Types 9D and 9E collection, mainly with cylinder numbers with a wide range of De La Rue, Walsall and Questa printings, varieties incl. type 9D Walsall 4x 1st with wide bands at left (2), with 61/2mm. and 9mm. bands and cylinder W3, type 9E with revised telephone number Walsall 4 x 1st cylinder W3 with very wide extra phosphor bands, Millennium Machin books incl. revised telephone number Q1 at row 2 with all stamps missing phosphor, another plain book missing phosphor but with stamps 1 and 6 having left bands, etc. (98)
1269 | £120
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9D Questa 10 x 2nd plain book with unvarnished cover, and type 9E Questa 10 x 1st with the tab shifted down, with cylinder Q1 at row 2, scarce varieties.
1270 | £130
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9E Questa 10 x 1st selection (5) incl. the very scarce perforation type PE1a with extension holes at top and base, two examples with cylinder number Q1 at row 1 and at row 2.
1272 | £230
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Window Booklets: Types 10B to 10E collection of gravure printed overseas rate books, mostly with cylinder numbers incl. 61/2mm. and 9mm. bands incl. 6 x 38p. 61/2mm. W2, 4 x E and 4 x 65p. books with an extra pane of airmail labels, another 4 x E with part extra label, 4 x 40p. book with part selvedge printed ''GANG 3 BOOK 9'' loose inside, also type 7(20) Create A Card issues, etc. (48)
1276 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: Types SA4(1) 6 x E, SA4(2) 6 x 42p. and SA4(3) 6 x 68p. overseas rate books, each cover with a single notch in error at top right, as used in 1st class booklets to facilitate identification by the blind, each with cylinder numbers, fine set.
1277 | £720
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Prestige Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of Prestige booklets, 1983 to 2003 Microcosmos complete (less 2000 Trees) with quantities between 10 and 20 of some, with some varieties incl. 1984 Christian Heritage with all panes showing part of the traffic light boxes at right, 1988 Financial Times with very dark 18p. in the se-tenant pane, etc. (approx. 160)
1278 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: A duplicated accumulation incl. first series self-adhesive on square backing paper with 1/2p., 1p., 11/2p, 51/2p. (5p. + 1/2p.) and 8p. (5p. + 3p.), second series 3p. and 31/2p. self-adhesive on rectangular backing paper, each with slogan inscription and red cachet, selection of stamped to order impressions on gummed labels, unused postal stationery incl. airmails variously stamped to order (also with pre-decimal), etc. (63 items)
1280 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: First series 11/2p. on gum arabic paper in a scarce sheet of twelve, and another sheet of twelve on gum impregnated paper, also 1/2p. self-adhesive in a block of ten. (3 items)
1282 | £150
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: Third series self-adhesive with circular backing paper 1/2p. to 5p. set of nine, the 5p. scarce with only 900 printed, also the nine values printed together on an A4 sheet of paper, probably a sample sheet.
1285 | £80
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: A selection on leaves, variously stamped to order, with AEPS unused letter sheets (4), and newspaper wrappers (12), some used with Stamford Mercury pre-cancellation, incl. 41/2p. (4p. + 1/2p.) unused with the 1/2p. printed in error in the colour used for the 3p. (16 items)
1287 | £420
The Roy Parker collection of Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: A collection of postal stationery in four albums, mainly unused with variously stamped to order postcards, airmail postcards, uprated P.O. letter cards, embossed envelopes incl. House of Commons and House of Lords, airletters incl. Forces, Post Office issues of envelopes, postcards and letter cards, also NVI Post Office issues, range of souvenir sheets made up from envelope fronts incl. 25th. Anniversary of the conquest of Mount Everest signed (3), etc., also Q.V. 1d. pink envelopes unused (3) and used, and 1890 Penny Post Jubilee envelopes unused (2). (approx. 290)
1289 | £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection in three stockbooks, incl. values to 10 (10), most in cylinder blocks, Regionals, etc. (many 100s)
1290 | £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A comprehensive specialised collection in seventeen boxed Philatelic albums, arranged by value 1/2p. to 37p., with papers, gums, value types and settings, shades, thin papers, short bands, phosphor screens, booklet and coil stamps, 31/2p. OCP/PVAD (2), quantity of cylinder blocks incl. displaced phosphor numbers, perf. types, extension holes, scarce incl. 2p. Q17 and Q18, 21/2p. FCP/PVA green phosphor 10 p8 no dot and dot, 3p. OCP/PVA 4 pS4 no dot and dot, 10p. centre band 3 p20 no do and dot, 19p. bistre 2 p41 no dot, wide range of warrant blocks, a few 17 pin perf. blocks, coil strips incl. leaders, booklet panes with stitched, folded and Prestige, National Trust pane DP225 with the 25p's and the 30p. displaced to the right, quantity of booklets with folded and early window books, 1.80 Linnean left margin miscut, 1978 Christmas book with printer's tape repair, errors and varieties incl. all-over phosphors, misplaced phosphors incl. 3p. x 12 Wedgwood pane broad band left, missing phosphors from a range of sources incl. 11/2p. OCP/PVA in a 1 dot cylinder block, 9p. bicoloured OCP/PVA, FCP/PVA and FCP/PVAD, 12p. x 9 pane ex BR book, uncoated papers incl. 11/2p. singles (2) and a block of four (2 with slight faults), 3p. FCP/PVA in a block of four, 61/2p. centre band, etc. (1000s)
1291 | £1850
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An accumulation of mainly Machins in a stockbook incl. cylinder blocks, booklets, range of Castles to 5 incl. 1992-95 1 with offset on reverse, errors and varieties incl. misperfs., partial imperfs. incl. 201/2p. multiple, imperf. pairs (some with indents) incl. 1/2p. PCP, 2p. ATN (crease between), 4p. new blue Harrison gravure two bands (crease between, faint indents at foot), 7p. grey (faint indents between), 8p. rosine centre band (indents), 17p. grey-blue ACP, 18p. deep olive-grey ACP, 22p. blue PCP (gum fault), 75p. Questa imperf. between stamp and margin (small thin in margin),1st gold pair, Specimens, 1972 Wedgwood 3p. x 12 pane DP17 with broad bands at left (trimmed top and base), 21/2p./3p. pane DP18 almost completely phosphor omitted (traces remain at foot), 1999 Profile on Print DP280 pane with broad bands at left (1/2mm. overlap), 1979 1.80 Christmas booklet miscut, proofs, essays, Machin head photos, also a few pre-decimal, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1292 | £1450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A large collection in seven albums plus a few loose, arranged by value with different papers, gums, fluors, shades, short and inset bands, many blocks of four, cylinder blocks especially more recent issues with some perf. types, scarce incl. 19p. bistre OFNP/PVAD yellow fluor 2 p41 no dot, 19p. bistre OFNP/PVA (layflat) 10 p46 dot, 25p. rose-red OFNP/PVA (layflat) blue fluor 7 p43 no dot, coil strips, complete folded books and Window books, 31/2p. OCP/PVAD marginal single, some errors incl. 17p. grey-blue PCP + two bands (2, one with short bands at top), 17 pin perf. blocks in marginal blocks of six incl. 26p. PCP, 50p., quantity of NVI issues with cylinder blocks incl. scarce blue fluor 1st Q5Q5 and Q6Q6 and 2nd Q7Q7 and Q8Q8, self-adhesives, additional security feature issues, many booklets, 2002 (July) 1st and 2nd business sheets of 100, also various used, etc. (1000s)
1293 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A specialised collection of Harrison gum arabic and PVA gum issues in an album with sheet, booklet and coil printings in singles and blocks or strips of four, incl. OCP/GA 1/2p., 1p. and 2p. missing phosphor (2p. screened), 3p. single and coil strip of four, FCP/GA 21/2p. and 3p. coil strips of four, OCP/PVA missing phosphors incl. 5p., 6p., 71/2p. single and block of four, 9p. (screened value), 11/2p. uncoated paper (2), and FCP/PVA incl. missing phosphor from various sources incl. blocks of four, shades, phosphor screens, JET phosphors, 3p. two bands uncoated paper single and block of four, 61/2p. single and block of four, etc. (a few 100s)
1294 | £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A specialised collection in two albums with 1/2p. to 5 in singles and blocks of four, from FCP/PVAD printings, quantity of NVI's and self-adhesives, booklet and coil stamps, coil strips, shades, yellow and blue fluors, fluor variations, thin papers, translucent papers, gum colour variations, phosphor under ink printings, screened values, errors and varieties with a quantity of missing phosphors from various sources incl. 11/2p. ex 10p. panes, 4p. blue ex 50p. pane DP70, 5p. claret imperf. left edge ex 50p. pane, 8p. rosine both Harrison and Enschede printings, 16p., uncoated papers incl. 51/2p. centre band, 8p. centre band (slight gum fault), FBO's, AOP's incl. 151/2p. ex S.G. pane DP 55, 31/2p. OCP/PVAD, 2 with missing '''' sign in a cylinder pair, 2nd bright blue and 1st orange-red self-adhesives with 'dagger' perfs., etc. (a few 1000s)
1295 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection in four albums and on leaves with mint incl. cylinder blocks, stitched booklet panes incl. perf. types, Prestige panes, coil strips, a few missing and misplaced phosphors, 121/2p. vertical pair imperf., high values to 5, 1997 Enschede set in plate pairs, 1993 10, complete booklets with folded, window and self-adhesive types, quantity of used incl. many in blocks, booklet panes, a few f.d.c's, regionals (incl. pre-decimal) with cylinder blocks, emblem issues, Scotland 31p. perf. 14 type II, duplicated used, etc. (1000s)
1298 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1p. crimson FCP/PVAD two bands variety imperforate, in an unmounted mint block of four, one has slight bend, otherwise fine. Ex Jalapa. S.G. X844c, cat 2,000. EC 522IMa-circa 25 pairs known, this the only known block. Photo.
1299 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1p. crimson PCP1/PVAD head B1 variety inperforate in a horizontal pair, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X925a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1300 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 11/2p. black OCP/PVA variety uncoated paper, in a 1 no dot cylinder block of six, diagonal crease affecting one and a further bend but a scarce multiple. S.G. X948a, cat. 780+. Photo.
1301 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 11/2p. black OCP/PVA in an unmounted mint left of sheet block of 30 (5 x 6, folded through central row of perfs.), the second row stamps having a 7mm. imperf. section at foot due to a perf. jump, horizontal crease through the top row and some bends mainly in margin, dramatic variety. Photo.
1302 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2p. deep green Harrison gravure OFNP/PVA (layflat) variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, with sheet margin at right with part of the warrant number, gum crease at top of left stamp and another between otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U85D, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1304 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 21/2p. magenta FCP/GA centre band variety imperforate, the top pair in a top of sheet block of four, the second pair partly imperf., gum bends and wrinkles, unmounted mint. S.G. X851a, cat. 350+. Photo.
1306 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. ultramarine FCP/PVA two bands variety uncoated paper, in a cylinder 8 p7 dot block of six, a couple of light bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce multiple. S.G. X855c, cat. 270+. Photo.
1307 £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 31/2p. deep olive-brown FCP/PVAD two bands, the scarce faulty ink mix error, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U116(2), cat. 950. Photo.
1310 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho FCP/PVA two bands, in a top right corner plate 1 1 p2 block of eight, the left column stamps completely unprinted in the centre, the unprinted area and the margin above with brighter fluorescence, and with washes of blue ink on reverse, most unusual, a dramatic variety. Photo.
1315 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 7p. purple-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band head B2, variety imperforate in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet. S.G. X875a, cat. 280. Photo.
1316 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 7p. bright magenta De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1673a, cat. 225. Photo.
1317 £50
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 9p. deep violet Harrison photo FCP/PVAD, variety imperforate in an unmounted mint horizontal pair, two small gum wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. X883a, cat. 325. Photo.
1319 | £40
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown FCP/PVAD centre band in a 3 p20 no dot cylinder block of six, tiny spot on gum on one stamp otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printing.
1320 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. dull orange Harrison gravure OFNP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1676aa, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1321 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 111/2p. drab Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in an unmounted mint horizontal pair with sheet margin at base, fine. S.G. X893a, cat. 325. Photo.
1323 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 12p. bright emerald Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band with star underprint, in a 10 p20 no dot cylinder block of eight, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. U208, cat. 500. Photo.
1325 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 121/2p. light emerald Harrison photo PCP/PVAD + centre band, in a 2 p41 no dot cylinder block of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce error. S.G. Spec. U212d, cat. 600. Photo.
1326 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 13p. pale chestnut Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band in new phosphor ink, in a 7 p18 no dot and dot pair of cylinder blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U218d, cat. 475. Photo.
1327 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 13p. pale chestnut variety imperforate and with phosphor omitted in a left margin block of four, lower left stamp with small surface imperfections otherwise fine unmounted mint, unlisted. S.G. X900a var. Photo.
1329 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 151/2p. pale violet Harrison photo PCP/PVAD in a 3 no dot and dot pair of cylinder blocks of six, the scarce PCP2 printing, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U235. Photo.
1330 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 17p. brown-olive De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA two bands in an unmounted mint right margin block of eight (2 x 4), the top pair imperforate but with a trace of indents, small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. Y1681 var. Photo.
1331 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 19p. bistre De La Rue gravure OFNP/PVA centre band, in an unmounted mint top of sheet block of six (3 x 2), the left vertical pair completely imperforate and the centre pair partially so, some gum bends or wrinkles, folded vertically between the first two pairs, clear of design. S.G. Y1682a, cat. 525+. Photo.
1332 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 20p. bright green Harrison gravure OFNP/PVA centre band, variety imperforate in a top left corner pair, some gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1685a, cat 325. Photo.
1337 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 26p. red-brown Harrison gravure OFNP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a left margin pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1691a, cat. 625. Photo.
1339 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 30p. deep olive-grey Harrison gravure OFNP/PVA two bands, variety imperforate in a top left corner pair, two small light gum bends and light fingerprint mark in margin, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Y1694a, cat. 1,300. Photo.
1343 £60
Queen Elizabeth: Decimal Machins: 35p. sepia De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat) two bands, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1700a, cat. 325. Photo.
1349 £60
Queen Elizabeth: Decimal Machins: 43p. emerald De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat) two bands, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1718a, cat. 300. Photo.
1350 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1998-2001 (2nd) bright blue and (1st) bright orange-red self-adhesive, perf. 141/2 x 14 die cut 'dagger' perfs., two of each unused, fine. S.G. 2039b, 2040b.
1351 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st Millennium in a right margin block of eight (2 x 4), the top pair imperforate and the second partially so, the top block of four rubbed on the surface. S.G. 2124a, cat. 875+. Photo.
1355 | £1950
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: A collection in an album with 1 to 5 small format Machins in cylinder blocks of six (94) incl. self-adhesives, paper and gum variants, 2 cylinder D1D1 no dot with missing '''' sign, Enschede and De La Rue recess printed blocks with a range of box numbers incl. rare De La Rue 1.50 plate 3 dot box 2, scarce Enschede 2 plate 1 no dot boxes 10, 11, 12 and 13, 3 plate 1 no dot boxes 6, 7, 8 and 10, 1970-72 issue with a few plate blocks, 1977-87 large format Machins to 5 with cylinder blocks of four incl. Kampf and APS perf. types, Castle singles incl. shades, paper and gum variations, 1992 5 with gold (Queen's head) almost completely omitted, 1993 10 plate 2A's and 4A's in pairs, also some used, etc. (100s)
1356 | £2900
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: A collection of high value plate blocks of four in a boxed Philatelic album, with recess 10p. to 1 with duplicates, incl. scarce 20p. plate 31 (ink notes in margin), 1977-87 duplicated blocks to 5 (3), comprehensive Castle plate blocks (approx. 235 with some duplicates), with 1988-92 1 to 5 basic blocks complete, also 1 to 5 blocks of 25, 1992-95 basic blocks almost complete incl. 1 re-engraved 3B, 1.50 2K bright shade, 2U (2), 1.50 re-engraved 2LL, PVA 4J to 4P complete, 2 re-engraved 3A, 3D, PVA 4C to 4K complete, 3 PVA 1L and 1M, 5 4G, 1997 Enschede set of four, also 10 5A's block, etc. (a few 100 blocks)
1358 £190
Decimal Machins: 2 light emerald and purple-brown, a fine unmounted partially imperforate left marginal pair, the left unit being imperforate at top and left (between stamp and selvedge) and partially so at right and base, very fine and rare. S.G. 1027 var. Photo.
1359 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2 deep blue-green De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (bluish), in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
1360 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 5 brown De La Rue recess printing, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. Y1803a, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1361 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 5 brown De La Rue recess variety imperforate in a block of four, lower pair with light gum bends and cut a little close at foot, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Y1803a, cat. 6,000. Photo.
1362 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 20p./26p. x 7 se-tenant Questa gravure booklet pane DP 278, five and a half panes together in a part uncut booklet pane sheet, with binding margin at top showing cylinder numbers ''Q1 Q1'' above the third pane, vertical crease through tenth column otherwise fine. Photo.
1363 £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: Multivalue pane DP 123 from the 1989 Scots Connection prestige booklet variety completely imperforate, fine unmounted mint. S.G. S55la, cat. 2,400. Photo.
1365 £3200
Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 6p./25p. multivalue pane DP 216 from the 1994 Northern Ireland prestige booklet, the 6p. value displaying a 22mm. shift to the left, fine unmounted, striking variety, rare. S.G. Spec. UHP15a, unpriced. Photo.
1366 £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 19p./25p. multivalue pane DP 226 from the 1995 National Trust prestige booklet variety partly imperforate, with the top row completely imperf., the second row partly imperf. and the third row normal, without binding margin at left, fine unmounted mint, rare, very few known. S.G. NI70da, unpriced. Photo.
1367 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1999 World Changers se-tenant pane DP296 with the right hand column imperf. and the central column partially so due to a perforation shift, phosphor bands misplaced and the rouletting also misplaced with one line through the right hand column, the pane slightly larger vertically than issued and without stitching holes, probably printer's waste. Photo.
1368 | £900
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: An accumulation of decimal booklets, incl. stitched, folded, window, NVI, greetings, some duplication,etc. (100s)
1370 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A selection of Prestige booklets, incl. 1972 Wedgwood (2, good perfs.), complete to 2010, etc. (60 items)
1371 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A comprehensive collection of folded counter booklets in five albums, incl. 1978-79 70p. Horse-shoeing left selvedge (2, two with cylinder numbers), dry-stone walling left selvedge (2, one with cylinder 11 dot), 1990 1 Jack and Jill Mills with missing phosphor, 1986 1.20 National Gallery with missing phosphor, good range of cylinders, etc. (100s)
1372 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1989-98 selection of Greetings booklets in an album, incl. duplication, etc. (74 items)
1373 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1972 to 2009 Prestige booklets complete in an album, also extra 1990 London Life. (48 items).
1376 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1986-2007 Christmas booklets, a selection in an album, incl. cylinders, etc. (82 items)
1377 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1980-2012 selection of prestige booklets, mainly fine. (41 items)
1378 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in two albums with stitched, machine and counter books to 1.90 virtually complete, incl. 1.25 Trains 2 corrected rates left margin, 1.60 Birthday Box corrected rates left margin, etc. (few 100s)
1379 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1981-86 folded booklets selection, incl. 1983 1.43 with corrected rate, selvedge at left, 1.60 with corrected rate, selvedge at left and selvedge at right (2), missing phosphors, etc. (11 items)
1380 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: A collection of self-adhesive booklets in an album, incl. 2001 Submarine booklet (2, one with cylinder numbers), range of NVI 1st. and 2nd class, Europe, Worldwide, etc. (142 items)
1381 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-Adhesive Booklets: 2001 Submarines plain booklet variety imperforate, slight corner creasing (not affecting stamps), very scarce. S.G. 2207ab, cat. 5,000. Photo.
1382 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 65p. left margin pair of books with cylinder numbers 8 p27 no dot and 8 p27 dot, the latter with very slight trimming on two stamps otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. UFB1, cat. 675. Photo.
1383 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 70p. Thatching, left margin (2, one with cylinder 11 dot), fine with good to excellent perfs. S.G. FD3A. Photo.
1386 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.25 Trains 2 LMS Class 4P corrected rate, left margin booklets (7, 5 with cylinder numbers), and right margin (2, one with cylinder number), mainly with good perfs. all round. S.G. FK6, cat. 1070.
1387 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.60 Birthday Box booklet with corrected rates, left margin (2, one with cylinder number) and right margin (2, one with cylinder number), fine with good perfs. S.G. FS1a, cat 480. Photo.
1388 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of NVI Window booklets in seven albums, incl. types 4 to 9 with Harrison, Questa, Walsall, range of cylinder numbers plus bars, type 7(1) Olympic Walsall 4 x 1st with cylinder W5 W10 W9 W1, type 7(10)A, Olympic Walsall 4 x 1st without diagonal bars (2, one with cylinder), etc. (100's)
1391 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: An unmounted mint selection of 1, incl. range of plate blocks with 1994 re-engraved 3B, also a complete sheet with Training School bars, etc. (33 items)
1393 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1997 Enschede 2 indigo and gold, a lower marginal block of eight (2 x 4) with 200 imprint, the vertical pair comprising stamps 4 and 6 showing a most unusual colour error which has turned the ''2'' denomination on both stamps together with about half the Castle design on stamp 4 and a smaller portion of stamp 6 to violet, it is thought this occurred when solvent used to clean the printing plate between print runs was not fully removed and contaminated the printing ink, upper left stamp with minor bends, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1994 var. Photo.
1394 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: An accumulation with 2005 to 2011 Royal Mail issues apparently complete (less 'Smilers for Kids' issues), a few 2012, etc. (53)
1395 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: A collection of Smiler sheets in a binder, with 2000 to 2006 issues complete incl. scarce 2001 Consignia pair, also 2003 to 2006 Stampex sheets, with two duplicates, mainly fine. (44).
1396 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: 2000 to 2003 (Feb.) Smiler sheets complete incl. scarce 2001 Consignia pair, occasional gum wrinkle otherwise fine. (14)
1397 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 2000-08 virtually complete collection of Post Office Label Sheets in an album, less 2001 Consignia and 2008 Smilers for Kids, mostly fine. (50 items)
1398 | £290
Regionals: An unmounted mint collection on leaves, some in pairs with pre-decimals, decimals with perf. changes, Scotland perf. 14 type II 22p. and 31p., Wales type II 17p. corner block of four, emblem types with full-bleed and white border issues, a few cylinder blocks, miniature sheets, etc. (a few 100s)
1399 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Regionals: A collection of pre-decimal regional cylinder blocks of six on stockpages, with cream and white papers, perf. types, incl. Isle of Man 3d. chalky paper ''1'' (2), Northern Ireland 4d. ultramarine no wmk. PVA gum ''1'' no dot, Scotland 3d. two bands ''4'' no dot and dot, ''5'' no dot and dot, 3d. side band blue phosphor ''5'' dot, 9d. no wmk. ''1'' (2), 1s.3d. blue phosphor ''4'' no dot, some duplicates, etc., a few margins angled back and some gum wrinkles otherwise mainly fine, all apparently unmounted. (180 blocks)
1400 £180
Regionals: England: 2nd class slate-green and silver variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, the original 2001 full-bleed issue with turquoise tint phosphor bands ex cylinder ''1 2'', fine unmounted mint, with a normally perforated cylinder block of six. Photo.
1401 £330
Regionals: England: 2nd class slate-green and silver variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, the 2003 full-bleed ATN Byfleet printing with violet tint phosphor bands ex cylinder ''D1D1'', fine unmounted mint, scarcer than the original printing imperf., with a normally perforated cylinder block of six. Photo.
1403 £70
Regionals: Scotland: 111/2p. drab Waddington litho FCP/PVA variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, two examples in an unmounted mint block of four, tiny adhesion on one of the normal stamps, variety stamps fine. S.G. Spec. XSL1a, cat. 190. Photo.
1404 £600
Scotland: 18p. bright green perf. 14 variety phosphor omitted, the unique ''Q7 Q7'' cylinder single from the only block of six discovered. S.G. S60aEy, cat. 1,250+. Photo.
1405 | £60
Regionals: Scotland: 26p. red-brown Questa litho OFNP/PVA two bands, variety horizontal phosphor band at top and the normal bands very short, the top stamp in a top margin vertical pair with normal, ex plate Q3Q3, fine unmounted mint, S.G. Spec. XSL59b, unpriced, also 30p. deep olive-grey Questa litho OFNP/PVA, variety phosphor omitted but still showing the yellow fluor (very weak), unmounted mint.
1406 £450
Regionals: Wales: 21/2p. bright magenta centre band FCP/GA, an unmounted mint right margin block of 14 (2 x 7) with the top two pairs completely imperforate, the third pair partly imperforate with blind perfs. at base and part way up sides, the fourth pair with some blind perfs. and the others normal, mounted in margin at foot and gum faults on two normal stamps, variety stamps fine, a rare multiple. S.G. W13Ega, cat. 1,550+. Photo.
1407 £420
Regionals: Wales: 51/2p. violet centre band FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. W21a, cat. 700. Photo.
1408 | £980
Postage Dues: 1914-82 sets complete as per Windsor leaves with additional 1914-23 11/2d. and 1954-55 2s.6d. (mounted) shades, mainly fine unmounted mint. (107). S.G. D1-D101.
1410 | £200
Postage Dues: 1954 to 1969 sets complete unmounted mint (less 1968 4d. with PVA gum), many marginal, fine. S.G. D40-D76. (38)
1411 £620
Postage Dues: 1955-57 watermark St. Edward's Crown 1/2d. to 5s. set in unmounted mint blocks of four, mainly fine. S.G. D46-D55. Photo.
1414 | £190
Channel Islands: 1941-44 mint collection of Occupation issues on leaves, incl. Guernsey white paper 1/2d. range of shades (8), bluish paper 1/2d. and 1d. (2 of each), Jersey Arms incl. 1d. on chalky paper, 1943-44 Views incl. the rare 21/2d. on thin paper (S.G. 7ba), unmounted with sheet margin at top, etc., mainly fine, three stamps mounted, the others all unmounted. (41)
1415 | £290
Guernsey: 1805 cover from Newton Abbot to Guernsey, showing ''Pd 1/1'' rate mark and ''NEWTON ABBOT/192'' mileage mark, also 1810 entire to London, showing a faint strike of the scarce curved ''GUERNSEY'' GC 3, also an undated letter from Col. Lindsay who was Tenant of Herm, addressed to Lt. Gen. Halkett Lieutenand Governor of Jersey, privately carried.
1416 £420
Guernsey: 1941-44 1/2d. pale yellowish-green, variety printed on the gummed side, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1f, var. Ex Hirsch. Photo.
1417 £700
Guernsey: 1969-70 3d. variety watermark block CA, fine unmounted mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 17a, cat. 1,350. Photo.
1421 £55
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. R.P.S. certificate (2013) states ''obliteration has been applied by favour at a later date and is not from the original letters carried to France''. Ex Newport. Photo.
1422 £150
Jersey: German Occupation Issues, 1943-44 Views 1/2d., 1d., 11/2d. and 2d. ''mise en train'' imperforate proofs in black on pink paper, fine. Photo.
1423 £1300
Regionals: Jersey: 1958-67 21/2d. carmine-red in a block of four with sheet margin at foot, the lower pair variety imperforate on three sides, gum wrinkle on lower left stamp and in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 9a, cat. 3,000
1424 £2700
Jersey: 1969 10s. The Royal Court, with error green border, fine unmounted mint from the right of the sheet. S.G. 28a, cat. 5,250, EC JR43MSa, 25 exist. Photo.
1425 £110
Jersey: 1978 Postage Due 14p. in a marginal block of ten (2 x 5), variety imperforate between stamps and margin at base, fine unmounted mint. S.G. D28 var. Photo.