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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 88

Wednesday 9th April 2014

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2 | £4500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. (2), 2d. (2) used, 1841 2d. CC-CD mint pair (creased), 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. (2) used 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. AC plate 4 used, 1884 watermark Crowns 1 brown-lilac QD used, 1902-13 to 1 used, Seahorses with 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green used, 1915 De La Rue 10s. blue mint, 1939-48 set mint, Officials, etc., varied condition. (100s)
3 | £2600
Collection and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in a red Windsor album, incl. 1840 1d. black (2), 2d. (4), 1855-57 4d. (6), 6d. 3), 1s. (4), 1862-64 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d., 1s., 1865-67 4d. plates 7 to 14, 1873-80 21/2d. rose-mauve plates 3 to 17, 4d. sage-green abnormal plate 17 used, has small tear at left, 1884 watermark Crowns 1 brown-lilac KA, 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green DB, 1902-13 to 1, 1929 P.U.C. 1 (parcel cancellation), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
4 | £3800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used surface printed collection on Windsor leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (11, one with watermark inverted), 6d. (3, one with inverted watermark), 1s. (7, three with watermark inverted), 1862-64 3d. (5, one with inverted watermark), 4d. (4), 6d. (5), 9d. (4, one with inverted watermark), 1s. (2), 1865-67 4d. plates 7 to 14, 1867-80 10d. with inverted watermark, 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. GI, 1 FH, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. BF, FB, 10s. BF, CD, 1 FA and GC, 1884 watermark Crown 1 brown-lilac KC, 1887-92 1 green FC, etc., very mixed condition. (few 100s)
5 | £2200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. surface printed collection in an album, incl. 1855-57 4d. (8), 6d. (4), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (4), 4d. (5), 6d. (4), 9d. (2), 1s. (2), 1867-80 3d. plates 4 to 10, 1873-80 21/2d. rose-mauve plates 3 to 17, 4d. vermilion plate 15 OD, 4d. grey-brown plate 17 GD, 8d. orange CI, GJ, 1883 or 84 to 1s. unused or mint, 1887-92 Jubilee 5d. die I mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
6 | £4200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly line engraved collection in an album, stockbook, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheet A19 and 2d. lettersheet a95 unused, 1840 1d. black used (6) 2d. blue, also piece bearing 1d. black pair and 2d. blue, 1841 1d's with a range of cancellations with numbers in Cross, coloured and a few distinctive cancellations, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 used, also some literature, etc. (many 100s)
7 | £2400
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used duplicated accumulation in five albums, fifteen stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1840 1d. black (6) range of 1841 1d's, 1864-79 to plate 225, 1870 1/2d. plate 9, 1855-57 4d. (11), 6d. (2), 1s. (4), 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (7), 6d. (4), 1s. (2), Officials, 1902-13 to 1, later commemoratives, Postage Dues, etc. (many 1,000s)
8 | £1750
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue, 1847-54 embossed 1s., 10d. and 6d., good range of surface printed issues, many with c.d.s. cancellations with 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d., 1s., 1862-64 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d., 1s., 1865-67 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d., 1s., 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 FH, 1882-83 watermark Anchor 5s. plate 4 AG, 10s. BA, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 15 CA, 4d. vermilion plate 15 SJ, 8d. orange IB, 1883 or 84 to 1s., 1887-92 Jubilee 1 green SA, etc., varied condition. (101)
9 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in seven albums and stockbook, incl. 1840 1d. black (3) and 2d. blue (5), 1855-57 4d. (2), 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d., 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. and 1s., 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish-grey HH, 1883 or 84 to 1s., Q.E.II commemoratives, f.d.c's, etc. (many 100s)
10 | £1900
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to K.G.V. collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (6), 2d. blue used, 1855-57 4d. (3), 6d. (3) and 1s. used, 1862-64 3d., 9d. (2) used, 1880-81 to 5d. mint, 1883-84 watermark Anchor on white paper 2s.6d. EE, 5s. HD and 10s. IG overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1d. mint pair, one variety ''Q'' for ''O'', 11/2d. chestnut mint pair one variety ''PENCF'', Officials, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
11 | £1300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint, most unmounted K.G.V to Q.E.II mint collection in two large albums, incl. 1937-47 set in blocks of four, 1939-48 set, 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, 1958-65 2d. watermark inverted, commemoratives in blocks of four or six with better phosphors, etc. (100s)
12 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in a stockbook, incl. 1902-13 to 1s. and 5s. 1934 re-engraved 10s. used block of four, mint, used to 2s.6d. (2), later issues with unmounted mint 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher set, 1937-47 watermark sideways set, 1939-48 set, 1955-58 Waterlow set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
13 | £1100
1936 to 2013 collection in five SG printed albums contained in a carton, mainly mint incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set of six, Wildings with Graphites, later unmounted with 1962-65 Phosphor sets, fairly comprehensive range of decimal issues incl. 2000 Christmas and Robin smiler sheets (folded), booklets and booklet panes, Post and Go issues, also Postage Dues, etc. (many 100s)
14 | £1000
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in thirteen albums and stockbooks incl. 1840 1d. (2), 2d. used, selection of surface printed used, 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. fine used, 1948 Wedding set unmounted mint and used, 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set unmounted mint, Wildings, range of later sets unmounted mint to 1999 with some phosphors, postage dues, quantity of decimal booklets and first day covers with some better cancellations, etc. (100s)
15 | £800
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in three hingeless Lighthouse albums with Q.V. used from 1841 incl. range of surface printed to 1s., 1891 1 green QD (crease), K.E.VII values to 10d. mint incl. 1d. brick-red no wmk. pair unmounted, 11/2d. corner block of four, 1d. 'blood-red' used (Brandon certificate, 1997), 1 used (fault at top), 1912-24 9d. agate wmk. inverted mint, Seahorses to 10s. used incl. De La Rue 10s., later mint incl. 1924-26 1/2d. wmk. inverted overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 28, 1d. experimental wmk. unmounted, 1929 P.U.C. 1 (toned), Q.E.II commemoratives to 1986, also used 1980 to 1999, 1959 phosphor-graphite error of wmk. (used), Machins, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
16 | £800
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. selection on stockleaves, incl. 1840 2d. blue (3), 1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 HC, plate 162 unused HE, 1883 or 84 to 1s. the 9d. used in Malta, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint and used, 1876 Telegraph 5s. plate 1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., varied condition. (113)
17 | £820
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A157 used July 20th. 1840, 1d. lettersheet A18 used 1842 (April 8th), 1854-57 SC14 2d. plate 4 DA, plate 5 TK, 1864-79 1d. plate to 225, 1870 1/2d. plate 9 KH, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
19 | £820
Collections and Mixed Lots: A K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in two albums, incl. 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. mint, 1929 P.U.C. with watermarks sideways and inverted, unmounted mint, 1934 re-engraved set mint, 1939-48 set mint, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors mint and used, etc. (100s)
20 | £1000
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two binders, on leaves and loose, mainly used with line engraved incl. 1d. Stars perf. 14 almost complete reconstruction, surface printed values to 1s., a few proofs and essays with imperf. Columbus Head ''PROPOSED/NEW STAMP'' with 1d. engine-turned underprint, 1d. Postage die proof adapted from the Inland Revenue type, Postal Fiscals incl. 1853-57 1d. ochre mint block of six and pair, Inland Revenue 1d. wmk. Anchor imperf. colour trial in brown-purple, K.E.VII used values to 1 (repaired), K.G.V mint and used incl. 1929 P.U.C 1 mint (toned), 1935 Jubilee 2s. booklet, 1936 K.E.VIII 3s. booklet, K.G.VI sets to 1 used, quantity of Q.E.II commemoratives and definitives used, 2000 Christmas Smiler sheets used, covers incl. pre-stamp from 1791, postage due covers, unused p.p.c. of Bleriot monoplane signed Salmet, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
21 | £520
A Q.V. to early Q.E.II collection in a binder, Q.V. mainly used incl. 1840 1d. (4), 2d. (2, one damaged), later line engraved, good range of surface printed to 2s. blue, 1867-78 5s. plates 1 and 2, 1887-92 Jubilee values to 5d. mint, K.E.VII to 5s. used, K.G.V to Q.E.II mint and used, selection of officials, also some covers mainly f.d.c's, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
22 | £450
A collection in ten albums, fifteen cover albums and a stockbook in three cartons incl. 1840 1d. used, selection of surface printed used, K.E.VII and K.G.V mainly used, much Q.E.II with decimal commemoratives mint and used to 2004, mint regionals and Machins, high values to 5 and 10, also used, a few booklets incl. a selection of Prestige 1972 to 2003, postage dues, quantity of f.d.c's to 2004 with commemoratives, miniature sheets, definitives to 10, also Channel Is. and I.O.M., etc. (1000s)
23 | £1650
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. collection in an album and on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (2), 1864-79 1d. plate 118 AE-BF mint block, 1855-57 4d., 6d. (2), 1s., 1862-64 3d., 1872-73 6d. grey plate 12 IG, 1873-80 8d. orange used DN, JR, 1883 or 84 to 1s. used, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. (both) mint, 41/2d. mint pane of 25, 1 green HB used, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
24 | £450
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used Q.V. selection from 1880 incl. 1880-83 3d. plate 20 (2), 4d. (7), 6d. (4), 6d. on 6d. (14, one perfin), 1s. (4), 1883-84 2s.6d. (5), 5s. (5), 10s. (2), 1883-84 lilac and green values to 1s., 4d. with Hoster machine cancellation on piece, 1891 1 green MB (crease), etc., mixed condition. (76)
25 | £550
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated used accumulation in four stockbooks with a few Q.V. and K.E.VII incl. 1840 1d. (2), quantity of K.G.V to 1s. incl. 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1d., 1934-36 2d. wmk. sideways, 10d. block of nine, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. (6), 1925 Wembley sets (2), K.G.VI inverted wmks., 1939-48 incl. 10s. dark blue (11) on both sides of a parcel label with 2s.6d. brown, 1948 Wedding 1 (6) incl. a block of four with first day c.d.s. cancels, Q.E.II commemoratives and definitives, etc., varied condition but generally fine from K.G.V onwards. (100s)
26 | £550
A K.G.V to K.G.VI duplicated mint collection in a stockbook, all apparently unmounted, incl. K.G.V inverted wmks., 1925 Wembley set, 1934-36 to 1s. plus 2d. to 1s. in blocks of four or six, 2d. wmk. sideways, K.E.VIII multiples, K.G.VI incl. 1939-48 set to 1, 1948 Wedding 1 (10) incl. two cylinder blocks of four, 1951 to 1, commemorative multiples, etc. (few 100s)
27 | £1200
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumualtion in five albums, nine stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. 1937-47 watermark sideways set unmounted, 1951 Festival high value sets unmounted (5), 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set unmounted, 1959 phosphor-graphite set with 2d. watermark error mint and 3d., 4d. and 41/2d. in unmounted mint blocks of four, commemoratives with better phosphors unmounted, etc. (1,000s)
28 | £920
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used line engraved collection on Windsor leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (4), 2d. blue (3), 1864-79 1d. plates to 225, 1847-54 embossed 1s. (5), 10d. (4), 6d. 6), etc., mixed condition. (256)
29 | £650
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in two albums and stockbook, incl. 1939-48 sets (2), 1948 Silver Wedding 1 on plain f.d.c., 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown set, commemoratives with better phosphors, etc. (100s)
30 | £700
An accumulation in fourteen albums and stockbooks (four empty) in two cartons, mainly Q.V. used incl. quantity of 1841 1d's, 1d. Stars and Plates, covers, selection of surface printed to 2s. blue, 1887-1900 Jubilee 10d. and 1s. green and carmine mint, later incl. K.E.VII values to 1s. (2) mint, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. mint, 10s. pair used, 1939-48 10s. dark blue mint, 1955 Waterlow set unmounted mint (some perf. imperfections), etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
31 | £380
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used Q.V. selection, incl. 1855-57 4d., 1s., 1862-64 4d., 1867-80 10d. (2), 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15 CA and RG, 8d. orange JC, 1883-84 watermark Anchor 2s.6d. NE, 5s. KB, LG, 10s. IF, 1883 or 84 to 1s., 1897-92 Jubilee to 1s. mint (both), etc., varied condition. (59)
32 | £500
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in twenty-seven albums or cover albums, ten stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. much duplicated commemoratives and definitives, f.d.c's, Chanel Islands and Isle of Man, etc. (1,000s)
33 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in a Davo album, incl. 1902-13 to 1, Q.E.II commemoratives with mint better phosphors, etc. (few 100s)
34 | £300
Collections and Mixed Lots: A used K.G.V to Q.E.II in a red Windsor album, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 11/2d. ''PENCF'' error (both shades), 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, Q.E.II commemoratives with better phosphors, etc. (100s)
35 | £680
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, incl. 1902-13 to 2s.6d., 1939-48 set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
36 | £350
A K.E.VII to early Q.E.II collection in a Plymouth album incl. K.E.VII range used to 2s.6d. and 5s., perf. 15 x 14 to 4d., K.G.V with mint incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s. (less 5d., 9d. green), 1924-26 and 1934-36 to 1s., Seahorses used, K.G.VI incl. 11/2d. ''Drages. 50 Pay-Way/Drages Ltd.'' advert pane wmk. inverted with ''G10'' dot cylinder number (straight edge at top), Q.E.II Wildings, Channel Is. Occupation issues, covers and cards incl. K.G.V Airmails, etc., mixed condition. (a few 100s)
37 | £260
A K.G.V to early Q.E.II mostly unmounted mint selection on Hagner pages incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), one unmounted with tone spots, the other mounted, 1924-26 2d. wmk. sideways (clipped perfs. at top), 1925 Wembley set, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. (lightly mounted), 1937-47 1/2d. to 21/2d. wmk. inverted, 1939-48 2s.6d. green block of four and 10s. ultramarine, Wildings inc. Tudor Crown set, St. Edward's Crown set (a few with pencil note on reverse), phosphor-graphite set (mounted), 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1, 1963 Red Cross phosphor set, etc., varied condition, mainly fine. (83)
38 | £260
A Q.V. to Q.E.II small accumulation incl. 1887-92 Jubilee 6d. unmounted mint (3 shades), K.E.VII 1/2d. booklet pane with St. Andrew's Cross mint (heavily hinged, straight edge), Machin and Castle varieties unmounted mint incl. 2 cylinder single with '''' omitted, 2 Castle misperf., covers incl. range of Q.V. imperf. and perf. 1d's, Highland Airways 1934 (Dec. 1st) Inverness-Wick-Kirkwall first flights (3), 1963 Scotland 3d., 6d. and 1s.3d. phosphor on cachet f.d.c., 1963 Lifeboat ordinary set on f.d.c. with Edinburgh slogan, 1965 Battle of Britain 4d. pair on f.d.c. signed Douglas Bader, etc.
40 | £230
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint Q.V. to Q.E.II in a red Windsor album, incl. 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d.,, Q.E.II pre-decimal commemoratives, etc. mixed condition. (few 100s)
41 | £320
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. range of pre-stamp and stampless covers, 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 14 MB-MD strip used, 1937-47 5d. mint block of six and 9d. mint block of eight also 1950-52 4d. mint block of twelve all with Doctor blade flaws, Q.E.II varieties with 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. with gold omitted unmounted mint, Doctor blade flaws, etc. (119)
42 | £210
Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation in three albums, stockbook and loose, incl. range of 1864-79 1d's on covers to overseas, mainly 3d. rates, maritime cards, also some 1972 Royal Wedding and literature, etc. (100s)
43 | £260
A Q.V. small selection comprising 1841 1d. mint, two examples used together on 1844 entire letter to Manchester tied by number ''2'' in Maltese Cross cancellations, 1847-54 embossed 10d. cut square with three margins used (creased), surface printed unused (regummed or re-distributed gum) with 1862-64 3d. IA, 1867-80 6d. plate 9 ED (cut down wing margin and re-perforated) and 1873-80 6d. plate 16 CH, and 1883-84 2s.6d. lilac NB mint (small tear at top), mixed condition. (7 items)
44 | £650
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used duplicated Q.V. to Q.E.II selection in six stockbooks, incl. 1902-10 to 1, 1937-47 2d. (10) and 21/2d. (12) with inverted watermarks, 1950-52 2d. with inverted watermarks (12), etc., mixed condition. (1,000s)
45 | £180
A collection in three albums, six cover albums and a stockbook with a few Q.V. to K.G.VI used incl. 1840 1d., Q.E.II mint with commemoratives to 2003(c.), definitives to 5 and 10, f.d.c's from 1949 to 1986 (mainly plain envelopes to 1968), duplicated used, also some Channel Is., etc., mixed condition. (100s)
46 | £480
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in six albums, a stockbook and various wallets contained in a carton incl. 1840 1d. used, 1891 1 BB used, range of sterling and decimal mint blocks, Smiler sheets, also some Foreign issues, etc. (100s)
47 | £220
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.E.II accumulation in envelopes, incl. 1948 Silver Wedding 1 unmounted mint (9), commemoratives in blocks, f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
48 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly used accumulation in nine albums (two empty), seven stockbooks, two cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. used booklet panes, commemoratives to 2012, also some empty Windsor leaves, etc. (1,000s)
49 | £150
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two albums, four cover albums, twelve stockbooks and loose, incl. duplicated range of Q.E.II commemoratives and definitives, f.d.c's, etc. (many 100s)
51 | £140
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in an album incl. 1840 1d. (2), 2d. used, selection of surface printed used, 1924-26 to 1s. mint (less 9d. green), 1951 2s.6d. to 1 mint, Q.E.II mint to 1980 incl. Tudor Crown set, commemoratives with some phosphor sets, various used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
52 | £140
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in eleven albums, leaves and loose, incl. Q.E.II commemoratives with better mint phosphors, f.d.c's, etc. (many 100s)
53 | £100
Collections and Mixed Lots: A small reference selection of 1841-1863 1d. on exhibition pages incl. unused examples of Spec BS, C1, C8 and C10 illustrating the development of the issue, used examples (8) displaying constant varieties, double letters, burr rubs etc., cancellation types (10), and alphabets (30), a useful reference guide, mainly good. (59)
54 | £780
Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four albums, four cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. Q.E.II commemoratives with some f.d.c's, Revenues with T.V. License stamps, etc. (many 100s)
55 | £160
Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly Q.E.II accumulation in five albums, two stockbooks and loose, incl. mint and used commemmoratives, few f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
56 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. mint, few presentation packs and f.d.c's, etc. (few 100s)
57 | £75
A K.G.V to Q.E.II mint collection in a Windsor album, also nine further albums with booklets, R.A.F. thematic collection with a number of coin covers, etc. (100s)
58 | £65
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection in five stockbooks, incl. range of K.E.VII to K.G.V. controls, etc. (few 100s)
59 | £80
A Q.V. to early Q.E.II duplicated collection in a binder incl. 1840 1d. and a selection of later Q.V. used, K.G.VI sets to 1 used (1948 1 mint), 1967-68 Castles to 10s. (17) and 1 (15) unmounted mint incl. multiples, pre-decimal Machin multiples, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
60 £480
Cinderellas: 1899 Shakespeare Church, Stratford-on-Avon, 1s. ''Shakespeare Stamp'' labels in complete sheets of 20 in red, orange and blue, the red and orange sheets with perforations through the stamps, blue sheet with right column re-attached, all affixed to backing card, rare. Photo.
61 £180
Cinderellas: 1899 (July 10th) postcard to Paris bearing 1s. ''Shakespeare Stamp'' label in blue alongside 'Jubilee' 1/2d. pair, tied by Stratford-on-Avon duplex cancellation, fine and unusual. Photo.
62 £90
Cinderellas: 1900 (Aug. 10th) postcard to Middleton-in-Teesdale bearing 1s. ''Shakespeare Stamp'' label in red alongside 1900 1/2d., tied by Stratford-on-Avon duplex cancellation, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine and unusual. Photo.
63 £160
Cinderellas: 1901 (Apr. 26th) ''Shakespeare's Church'' plain postcard to Birmingham bearing 1s. ''Shakespeare Stamp'' label in green alongside 1900 1/2d., tied by Stratford-on-Avon duplex cancellation, with 1864 Shakespeare ''Penny Memorial'' label affixed to reverse, fine and unusual. Photo.
64 £160
Cinderellas: 1907 (Jul. 19th) picture postcard to South Australia bearing 1s. ''Shakespeare Stamp'' label in black and K.E.VII 1/2d., tied by Stratford-on-Avon c.d.s., ''T1d.'' and ''T'' postage due handstamps in black, fine and unusual. Photo.
67 | £65
Miscellaneous: 1890 Post Office Jubilee, selection of covers, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown used with Penny Postage Jubilee cancellation, 1881 1d. lilac with Guildhall no. 2 cancellation, 11/4d. and 1d. stationery cards with Jubilee cancellations, etc. (7 items)
68 | £40
Miscellaneous: 1890 Post Office Jubilee, a selection, incl. special covers, correspondence card used in Liverpool, Furniss caricature envelopes with John Walker & Co. envelope, etc. (8 items)
69 | £520
Exhibitions: 1851-1911 a selection of mainly postcards, incl. 1851 (Oct. 8th) envelope from London to Great Missenden, bearing 1941 1d. cut into, on reverse has albino embossed the Crystal Palace also unused letter with large embossed ''EXHIBITION'' in blue, 1862 (June 18th) envelope to Paris, bearing 1862-64 4d. tied by ''INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION'' duplex, etc. (51 items)
71 | £190
Literature: A library mainly of publications concerning line engraved issues incl. ''British Line Engraved Stamps Repaired Impressions'' by Wiggins, ''Guide Lines to the Penny Black'' by Litchfield, ''The Cancellations of the 1841 Penny Red'' by Goldsmith and Danzig, etc.
72 | £600
Miscellaneous: Perfins: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. covers, cards, receipts, advertising, etc. (few 100s)
73 £950
Postal Notices: 1840 (Jan. 7th) Post Office Regulations stating ''On and after the 10th January, a Letter not exceeding half an ounce in weight, may be sent from any part of the United Kingdom, to any other part, for One Penny, if paid when posted, or for Twopence if paid when delivered'', also 1863 (Dec.) Caution notice regarding registered mail, a few folds and imperfections, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
74 | £280
Railway Stamps: A collection on leaves, incl. London, Chatham and Dover Railway 2d. imperforate, London and South Western Railway, Macclesfied Committee, Wigan Junction, etc. (124)
75 | £320
Miscellaneous: Underprints: A selection, incl. J & C Boyd & Co., Copestake, Moore, Crampton & Co., G.E.R., Oxford Union, etc., mixed condition. (38)
76 | £45
Miscellaneous: World War II: Airgraphs, a collection presenting the story of the Airgraph Service, incl. Kodak sample negative, airgraph forms incl. 1945 Xmas with 3d. imprinted stamp and 1980 commemorative booklets, etc. (30)
77 | £210
Postal Fiscals: A duplicated accumulation on stockleaves, mostly mint or unused incl. 1853-57 wmk. F5 1d. reddish lilac, 1860 overprinted 1d., 1860-67 wmk. 40 16mm. 3d., 6d. (3), 18mm. 3d. (no gum), 6d. (5), 1881 wmk. 40 20mm. 6d. (2), range of shades, various used with some doubtful cancellations, also three embossed, etc., very mixed condition. (104)
78 £260
Postal Fiscals: Embossed Issues: 186071 2d. pink die A, 3d. die C, 1s. pink die F, 2s.6d. pink die O, good tyo fine mint. S.G. Spec. L128, L129, L135, L138, cat. 1,685. Photo.
79 | £600
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A duplicated collection on stockleaves with many plates represented, some mint incl. 3d. plate 1 (4, incl. a strip of three), plate 2, 6d. plate 1 (2), 1s. green plate 6, 1s. orange-brown plate 10 pair, used incl. 3d. wmk. crown plate 3, 4d. (3), 6d. wmk. crown, range of 1s. green plates, 1s. orange-brown plate 10, plate 11, 3s. wmk. spray (8, incl. a strip of three), 5s. plate 1 (8, incl. a pair), 10s. (3), 1 (2, heavy cancellations, faults), also Army Telegraph 1/2d. vermilion and 8d. used, etc., varied condition. (73)
80 | £250
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: A mostly used collection on leaves, incl. 1881 6d. plate 2, 1876 1s. green plates 1 to 10, 1881 1s. brown-orange plate 11, 1877 10s. plate 1, etc., varied condition. (26)
81 | £240
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1d. to 1 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 (1d. to 2s.), type 8 (5s. and 10s.), type 11 (1), also used 1d. with Dover c.d.s., 1s. HE, mint with large part original gum, mainly without gum, mixed condition. (11)
82 £170
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac BC with Parliament House c.d.s., vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 850. Photo.
84 £180
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac CO used with light Leeds c.d.s. and portions of two boxed ''T.M.B./G.P.O.'' cancellations, slight crease otherwise fine. S.G. T17, Spec. L236, cat. 875. Photo.
86 £520
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 5 orange CE, good used with ''GLASGOW/MY 24/81'' c.d.s. S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 2,700. Photo.
87 | £190
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection of mainly covers in a binder incl. 1881-84 pen and ink illustrations (5, fronts only, also one unposted), used from London to Portsmouth, one is used within London, 1d. Stars and 1d. Plates, postage due covers, etc. (89 items)
88 | £140
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation of covers and cards, incl. advertising, postal stationery with Q.V. 1/2d. stationery cards with Sloper cancellations (9), Q.E.II with f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
89 | £65
Postal History and Covers: A Q.V. selection of covers in an album, incl. range of 1d. stars imperforate and perforated, etc. (51 items)
90 £400
Postal History and Covers: Undated envelope addressed to ''The Prince Consort'' at Osborne, Isle of Wight, endorsed at top ''By Royal Messenger'', fine wax seal on reverse. Photo.
91 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1592 (Oct. 15th) entire letter from Bernardo Cerini in Amsterdam, to Philippo Corsini in London, letter reports difficulties in carrying out Corsini's instruction with insufficient money. Photo.
92 | £95
Postal History and Covers: 1772-1840 correspondence to London to Richard Gough (4) or Foster family (5) from Bath (1772), Kettering (1774), Hamburg (1775), Norwich (1822) and five local letters, two with Government Dockwras.
93 | £130
Postal History and Covers: 1782-94 family correspondence to London (8) and Cornwall (1), with markings of Falmouth, Liskard, St. Columb, St. Austell.
94 | £90
Postal History and Covers: 1792-1814 entires (6), comprising 1792 to Antrim, bearing straight line ''L.DERRY'', 1795 with straight line ''BALLYMENA'', 1796 used within London with scarce circular framed ''W'' (Window letter), 1800-14 three entires all with Inspector's ''Stars''.
95 £65
Postal History and Covers: 1793 entire from London to Philadelphia, with manuscript ''3/-'' and ''36'' rate marks, fine circular ''PAID/JY/4/97'' in red (L 95), fine.
96 | £290
Postal History and Covers: 1794-1885 selection of mainly covers in an album, incl. 1841 cover bearing 1840 1d. black plate 8 FI, 1878 envelope to India, bearing 1873-80 8d. orange BI, etc. (65 items)
97 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1836 envelope from the Duke of Wellington, addressed to Ireland, bearing ''FREE'' datestamp, on reverse has Dover and Dublin transit and receiving marks. Photo.
98 | £50
Postal History and Covers: 1838 entire from Upton to London, bearing two line ''Tewkesbury/Penny Post'' in red, also red Inspectors Crown (crossed out), on reverse has Upton, London and Tewkesbury transit and receiving marks.
99 | £480
Postal History and Covers: 1840-94 selection of covers, incl. 1855 envelope to Danish West Indies, bearing 1847-54 6d. mauve, 1863 envelope to Hong Kong, bearing 1862-64 6d. HP (damaged) and 9d. KI, 1884 envelope to Sierra Leone, bearing 4d. grey-brown plate 18 MI, range of rates, etc., varied condition. (25 items)
101 | £120
Postal History and Covers: 1841-1946 selection of items from the Returned Letter Branch, incl. from London (9), Birmingham and Dublin with 1896 envelope with ''REGn. FEE/2d'' imprint, etc.
104 £260
Postal History and Covers: 1846 fancy embossed ladies envelope with floral borders, used from Cork to New Ross, with manuscript ''1'' rate mark and with Cork, Clonmill, Thomastown, Leighlin Bridge transit and receiving marks in blue and green, most attractive and rare. Photo.
105 £50
Postal History and Covers: 1847 envelope with enclosed letter, both with fancy embossed ''MONDAY'', used from Canterbury to Hendon, with red ''PAID'' datestamp. Photo.
106 £50
Postal History and Covers: 1847 envelope with fancy embossed ''TUESDAY'', used from London to Norwich, with red ''PAID'' datestamp, overstruck on two line ''East Smithfield/1d. P.PAID''. Photo.
107 £80
Postal History and Covers: 1850 (c) envelopes (2) with embossed design surrounding rectangular space for stamp with ''FREE'' below, one with unused 1841 1d. red-brown, other used from Menham franked by 1841 1d. red-brown tied by numeral, on reverse has Menham u.d.c. Photo.
108 | £600
Postal History and Covers: 1856-95 selection of mainly surface printed issues on covers, incl. 1856 envelope to Australia, bearing 1847-54 embossed 6d., 1878 envelope to India, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 205 EB, 1873-80 3d. plate 19 FD and 6d. grey plate 15 AE, 1880 entire to France, bearing 1873-80 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 17MI, 1883 envelope to Venezuela, bearing 1880-83 4d. grey-brownn plate 18 KD-KE and RF, 1884 envelope to Australia, bearing 1880-83 6d. on 6d. IJ-JC and 1881 1d. lilac, etc. (25 items)
109 | £600
Postal History and Covers: 1858-86 selection of surface printed issues on mainly covers, incl. 1858 envelope from Guernsey to Hong Kong, bearing 1855-57 6d., 1862 entire to Italy bearing 1862-64 3d. CA and CD, 1871 entire to El Salvador, bearing 1867-80 6d. plate 9 RL and 1s. plate 4 AH, 1873 envelope to Australia bearing 1867-80 9d. AD, 1874 envelope to Barbados, bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 8 TJ, etc. (25 items)
110 | £350
Postal History and Covers: 1872-83 selection of surface printed issues on covers, incl. 1877 envelope to India, bearing 1867-80 8d. orange AB and JE, 1878 cover to Vera Cruz, bearing 1873-80 6d. grey plate 16 GE-GF pair, 1883 envelope to Bombay, bearing 1880-81 5d., etc. (23 items)
113 £80
Postal History and Covers: Buckinghamshire: Slough: 1844 (Feb. 13th) envelope from Slough to Clifton, bearing a good strike of the scarce circular framed ''SLOUGH/PAID/1''. Photo.
114 | £55
Postal History and Covers: Cambridgeshire: 1758-98 mail to Bennet College and from Cambridge, incl. 1758 bearing two line ''CAM/BRIDGE'', 1798 with faint curved ''LINTON'', etc. (6 items)
115 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Cornwall: 1779-99, three entires, comprising 1779 to Enfield, on reverse has two line ''LIS/CARD'' (County cat.159) partly overstruck by London ''''12/MR'', 1799 to London bearing on reverse unframed circular ''LISKEARD'' (County cat.161), also 1782 incoming letter from London.
116 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Cornwall: 1780 two entires from Looe or St. Austell to Bennet College Cambridge, both with fair to fine ''In all'', one with faint ''LOE'' other with faint ''ST AUSTLE'', London Bishop marks for ''3/JY'' and ''8/SE'', letters have interesting contents with description of an incident re a Colonel of Cornish Regiment.
117 £70
Postal History and Covers: Cornwall: 1845 (June 27th) envelope from St. Columb to St. Austell, bearing 1841 1d. TJ, tied by ''678'' barred oval with ''ST.COLUMB'' datetstamp and ''No 1'' both in blue. Photo.
118 | £130
Postal History and Covers: Essex: 1763-1833 family correspondence to and from Essex, incl. 1763 from Paris bearing ''MA/23'' Bishop mark,1766 bearing two line ''COLCHES/TER'', 1766 from London, endorsed ''By Kelvedon Bagge'', etc.(8 items)
119 | £160
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: 1809-16 entires (5), to Uxbridge comprising 1809 entire from Belfast, bearing straight line ''BELFAST'' and on reverse ''Mermaid'' datestamp both in red, 1813 entire bearing on reverse ''Mermaid'' datestamp in black,1816 entire bearing ''BELFAST/80'' in red, 1814 entire with ''DERRY/112'' in black and 1816 with ''BALLYMENA/101'' in black.
120 | £160
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: Belfast: 1788-1809 four entires to London, all bearing different types of straight line ''BELFAST'' in red, good to fine.
121 £1350
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: Belfast: 1803 entire from Moneyleck to London, bearing straight line ''BELFAST'' and very fine strike of the exceedingly rare ''POST PAID/Irish/British'' of Belfast with manuscript ''5'' and ''1.0'' making ''1/5d'' rate and unrecorded ''G:P.'' all in red, also circular framed ''POST/PAID/D'' in black overstruck by London Paid datestamp in red, also has crossed circle instructional mark in black, used on the occasional letter transferred from the General Post to the London Penny or Twopenny Post. Photo.
122 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: Belfast: 1817-30 entires (4) to Uxbridge, bearing different Belfast c.d.s's, one in red, good quality.
124 | £95
Postal History and Covers: London: 1762-1847 selection of covers (34) and pieces (10), incl. pre-adhesive datestamps, Paids, Twopenny Posts, Dockwras, also hand delived note addressed to Greys Inn Coffee House, etc.
125 | £65
Postal History and Covers: London: 1787 entire from Farnham to London, bearing straight line ''FARNHAM'' and on reverse a fine circular ''MARCH 20/D'' (L 4c).
129 | £40
Postal History and Covers: Oxfordshire: 1886 two entires to London, both bearing straight line ''57 OXFORD''.
130 | £350
Postal History and covers: Recorded Delivery: A collection entitled ''Post Office Recorded Delivery Service from 1961'' neatly written up for display on 123 sheets, with 112 covers to 2010 with a range of Wilding, commemorative and Machin frankings, Official mail, uprated postal stationery, with a wide range of Recorded Delivery labels attached, later Signed For labels, along with unused labels, advice of delivery cards, certificates of posting, Post Office leaflets, etc.
131 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Royalty: 1902-87 selection with Cyphers with K.E.VII, K.G.V., EDVIII, K.G.VI and Q.E.II, fair to fine. (8)
132 £220
Postal History and Covers: The First Day of Uniform One Penny Postage: 1840 (Jan. 10th) prepaid entire letter from London (Bedford Row) to Henley in Arden, bearing handstruck ''1'' and faint tombstone ''PAID'' of January 10th, both in red, attractive. Photo.
134 | £600
Postal History and Covers: W.W.I: A collection of Royal Navy covers and cards, well written-up on leaves, incl. good range of censor marks and labels, dumb cancellations, gridded circular cancellations, machine cancellations, Navy vessels identified with H.M.S. Attack, H.M.S. Ganges, H.M.S. Imperieuse, H.M.S. Ithuriel, H.M.S. Orion, H.M.S. Leviathon, H.M.S. Maidstone, H.M.S. Princess Margaret,, H.M.S. Victorious, also some literature, etc. (244 items)
135 | £45
Postal History and Covers: 1911-1940s, collection of W.W.I and II Field Service cards and Green envelopes, unused and used. (36)
138 £65
Postal History and Covers: Yorkshire: 1842 cover from Doncaster to Barton on Humber, bearing fine strike if the curved ''DONCASTER/SP 3/1842'', manuscript ''P1'', on reverse has Hull datestamp in blue and ''BARTON ON HUMBER'' datestamp. Photo.
139 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: 1860-1961 accumulation from wide range of Government departments, incl. I.R. Official, Post Office envelopes, postcards and registered envelopes, etc., varied condition. (75 items)
142 £220
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1843 (May 30th) entire letter from Spalding to Falkingham bearing four margin 1841 1d. OI cancelled black Maltese Cross, redirected to Holbeach with manuscript ''Pd 1d'' in red and adhesive crossed through with black ink, central horizontal filing fold, attractive. Photo.
143 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1843 (Dec. 27th) entire from Lancaster to Preston with 1841 1d. cancelled black Maltese Cross, redirected to Liverpool with second 1841 1d. alongside (damaged) cancelled black Maltese Cross, and 1847 (May) envelope from Atherstone to Derby bearing 1841 1d., redirected to Harrogate with second adhesive affixed on top of the first.
144 £140
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1845 (June) doubly redirected envelope with three 1841 1d's, the first tied by London District ''67'' addressed within London, the second affixed on top cancelled London Inland Section ''12'' and redirected to Peterborough, the third affixed alongside cancelled ''612'' numeral and redirected to Cambridge, range of backstamps, the second adhesive with the corner bent back to reveal the first, most unusual. Photo.
145 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1846 (2) and 1852 redirected covers, each with one journey paid by cash, the other with 1841 1d's, range of Paid and rate marks, mixed condition. (3)
146 | £50
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1847 entire from Edinburgh to Glasgow with 1841 1d., redirected to Hull with boxed ''PAID/ 1d. EXTRA'' in red, and 1861 front and 1862 envelope bearing 1d. Stars, each redirected with boxed ''REDIRECTED/POSTAGE UNPAID'' in red.
147 £220
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1849 envelope to Blackburn bearing four margin 1841 1d. GB-GC pair, redirected to St. Andrews with single four margin 1841 1d. affixed on top and subsequently taxed in manuscript ''More to pay 2'', unusual. Photo.
148 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Redirected Mail: 1849 (Nov. 26th) 1d. pink stationery envelope to South Molton cancelled London Inland Section ''10'', redirected to Covent Garden with four margin 1841 1d. HH cancelled ''724'' numeral, South Molton backstamps with error of date ''1846'', also 1850 and 1852 1d. pink stationery envelopes redirected with 1841 1d's, mixed condition. (3)
156 | £230
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: A collection of 19th century valentines in an album, incl. fancy and embossed, hand made, Bank of Love 5 note with a genuine one for comparison, one used and a few other items. (22 items)
157 £230
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: 1847 (Feb.) multicoloured printed Valentine letter sheet published by A. Park, depicting a young lady looking out to a river scene, also manuscript romantic poem. used from Enniscorthy to Dublin, franked by 1841 1d. red-brown BB, tied by ''212'' numeral, attractive, scarce Irish usage. Photo.
158 £110
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: 1859 (Feb. 13th) large envelope with hand painted address, surround and round the adhesives, used from London to Littlehampton, franked by 1856-61 1d. (4), a few imperfections, otherwise fine and attractive. Photo.
160 | £4200
Used Abroad: A collection arranged numerically on leaves, with some line engraved, mainly surface printed, some on piece, a few multiples, with a quantity of ''A 25'' Malta incl. 1862 3d. (3), 1877 4d. sage-green, 1872-73 6d. buff plate 12, 8d., 2s. blue, ''A 26'' Gibraltar incl. 1872-73 6d. buff plate 11 (2), 6d. grey (2), ''A 57'' Montego Bay 1857 4d., ''B 01'' Alexandria 1862 3d., 2s. blue, ''A 32'' Buenos Ayres 1856 6d., ''C'' Constantinople range incl. 10d., 2s. blue, 1883-84 5d., very scarce postal fiscal wmk. orb 1d., ''C 28'' Montevideo 10d. with inverted wmk. (cut down wing margin), ''C 30'' Valparaiso 1867 9d., 5s. plates 1 and 2, ''C 35'' Panama 1876 4d. vermilion, 1867 9d., ''C 38'' Callao 1867 9d. pair on piece, ''C 51'' St. Thomas 1876 4d. vermilion (2), 4d. sage-green plate 15, 1873 6d. grey, 1867 9d., ''C 57'' Greytown 4d. sage-green plate 15, 4d. grey-brown wmk. garter, 1s. orange-brown wmk. spray (cut down wing margin), 2s. blue, ''C 63'' Tampico 1865-73 4d. plate 14, ''C 88'' St. Jago de Cuba 1867-73 1s. plate 4, ''D 22'' Ciudad Bolivar 1865-73 4d. plate 9, ''G 06'' Beyrout 10d., etc., varied condition with some faults, a few with c.d.s. cancellations. (approx. 160 items)
161 | £140
Used Abroad: A selection with Alexandria incl. 1862-64 1s., 1865-67 1s., Suez, St. Thomas incl. 1867-80 9d., Beyrout with 1867-80 10d., Valparaiso with 1867-80 9d., Jacmel with 1867-78 5s. plate 2 (corner creases), etc., mixed condition. (16)
162 | £180
Used Abroad: Gibraltar: A collection of line engraved and surface printed on leaves incl. 1855-57 1s. with ''G'' cancellation, remainder with ''A 26'' cancellations incl. 1855-57 6d. and 1s., 1862-64 4d. plate 4, 6d. plates 3 and 4, 1872-73 6d. grey, etc., mixed condition. (52)
164 | £100
Used Abroad: Malta: A collection of line engraved and surface printed on leaves incl. 1855-57 4d. with ''M'' cancellation, remainder mainly ''A 25'' cancellations incl. 1855-57 4d., 6d. and 1s., 1862-64 3d., 1872-73 6d. chestnut plate 11, 6d. grey, etc., mixed condition. (48)
166 | £40
Used Abroad: South Africa: A Q.V. selection with Army P.O. or Field P.O. cancellations, mainly 1d. lilacs plus Jubilee values to 6d., some on pieces, a few multiples, also K.E.VII 1d. and three Orange Free State or Transvaal, mixed condition. (31 items)
167 | £190
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Argentine: 1864-71 five covers all to Buenos Aires, comprising 1864 (May) bearing 1862-64 1s. plate 1 JL, 1864 (Aug.) bearing 1862-64 1s. plate 1 BJ, 1869 bearing 1865-67 4d. plate 11 NF and 1867-80 1s. plate 4 NB, 1869 bearing 1867-80 1s. CJ-CK pair, 1871 bearing 1867-80 6d. plate 9 AB-AC pair, fair to fine.
168 £160
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Bolivia: 1865 (Nov. 17th) entire from London to Cobija, bearing 1865-67 1s. plate 4 MC-MD pair, tied by ''B'' in barred ovals, with Panama and Cobija transit and receiving marks, fine. Photo.
170 £110
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: British Guiana: 1869 (Mar. 16th) cover from Glasgow to Demerara, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 KE tied by Glasgow/159 duplex, on reverse has London and Demerara transit and receiving marks. Photo.
176 £420
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: El Salvador: 1871 (Sept. 16th) entire to Santa Ana, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 5 OG and 2s. blue IL, tied by London/97 duplexes, ''VIA SOUTHAMPTON'' handstamp and manuscript ''& Panama'', red boxed ''L 2''. Photo.
178 £80
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Hawaii: 1870 (Oct. 6th) entire to Honolulu, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 JI, tied by Manchester/498 duplex, stamp affected by vertical filing crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
179 | £240
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Jamaica: 1859-71 six covers, comprising 1859 (Dec. 31st) cover to Kingston, bearing 1855-57 6d., tied by ''851'' numeral of Weedon, 1861 (Sept. 28th) entire to Kingston bearing 1855-57 6d. tied by ''16'' numeral of London, 1862 (Feb. 6th) envelope to Kingston, bearing 1855-57 6d. tied by ''46'' numeral of London, 1863 ((July 16th) entire to Kingston, bearing 1865-67 1s. plate 1 FL, 1868 (May 13th) to Kingston, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 IH tied by London duplex, 1871 (Mar. 1st) entire to Newport bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 PF, tied by Lombard Street duplex, fair to fine.
182 £160
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Peru/Bolivia: 1878 (Apr. 16th) cover bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 12 PL and 6d. plate 15 EC, tied by Glasgow/159 duplexes, re-addressed to Bolivia and bearing on reverse Peru 10c. orange tied by boxed cancellation with oval framed Islay alongside, a few cover imperfections. Photo.
183 £100
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Puerto Rico: 1874 (Jan. 24th) cover to San Juan, bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 8 SK tied by London duplex. Photo.
189 £190
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Venezuela: 1878 (July 18th) entire from Manchester to Carupano, bearing 1867-80 2s. blue QF, tied by Manchester/498 duplex, fine. Photo.
191 | £100
Postal Stationery: A selection of cut-outs in an album, comprising 1865-95 embossed 6d. violet with date plugs (30), without date plugs (10) unused, embossed 1s. green with date plugs (25, fourteen are used with c.d.s's), good to fine. (65)
192 | £170
Postal Stationery: An unused Q.V. to K.G.V collection in an album, incl. 1872 S.T.O. 1/2d. postcards (2), Admiralty 1903 K.E.VII 1/2d. postcard with type I overprint, etc. (48 items)
193 £75
Postal Stationery - Advertising Rings: Parkins and Gotto: 1870 1d. pink, two unused envelopes, one dated 7.7.70, other 8.7.70, ES7, fine.
194 £190
Postal Stationery: Air Letters: 1967 Christmas 9d. multicoloured (APS 12) with variety green, yellow and blue printing omitted, spectacular with normal for comparison. Photo.
200 £110
Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1878 2d. blue, dated with cartouche and serif ''REGISTERED'' (RP1 F), the rare indigo printing, unused. Photo.
201 | £50
Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1943-47 K.G.VI 51/2d. provisional Pirie Appleton printings, RP90 H, RP64 G, fine used.
203 | £70
Postal Stationery: Telegraph Forms: 1892 Q.V. 10d. brown TP58b and K.E.VII 10d. brown, Foreign & Colonial Telegrams, very fine and unfolded with selvedge and interleaving.
204 | £80
Postal Stationery: 1924-25 Wembley Exhibition complete set of postal stationery, 1d. + 11/d. postcards, CP85-88, 11/2d. letter cards LCP 10, 12, 11/2d. envelopes EP 66, 67, unused and very fine.
209 £260
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A27 (forme 2) used 1840 (May 7th), the second day of official use, from Birmingham to Clonmel (Ireland), cancelled by orange-red Maltese cross, horizontal folds and foxing, otherwise fine, not recorded in 'May Date' by Jackson, an interesting early use to Ireland, S.G. ME1, cat. 2,600. Photo.
210 £2400
1840 Mulready: 1d. letter sheet A35 (forme 3) sent on May 6th 1840, the first official day of use, from London to Dunkeld with red Maltese Cross and clear London ''MY6/1840'' and slightly overstamped by ''MAY/8M/1840'' datestamp on reverse, somewhat creased, but a good example of this popular first day cover. S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 18,000. Photo.
211 £120
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A44 (forme 4) with ''TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE/LEITH, 15th March, 1842'' printed form inside, used locally with black Maltese Cross, endorsed ''Not Known'', readdressed and charged ''1'' in manuscript, backstamped ''LEITH/MAR 15/1842'' c.d.s. in blue with additional datestamps, some toning and few other faults otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. MA241b. Photo.
212 | £110
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A68, and envelope A 172, both fine and fresh unused.
213 £280
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A133 (Forme 1) showing pre-printing paper fold at left, used November 18th. 1840 from Leeds to Burnley, cancelled by what appears to be an early use of the Leeds special Maltese Cross in red. Photo.
214 £400
1840 Mulready 2d. letter sheet a98 used 1840 (Aug. 3rd) from London to Great Torrington, Devon, cancelled red Maltese Cross, manuscript calculations on front and reverse, central vertical filing fold, very fine appearance. S.G. Spec. ME3, cat. 2,000. Photo.
217 £220
1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a201 used 1848 to Birmingham, cancelled by indistinct barred oval, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
218 £65
1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a201, unused, faint vertical fold, otherwise fine. S.G. cat. 450. Photo.
219 £160
1840 Mulready 2d. envelope a196, fine unused. Photo.
220 | £90
1840 Mulready Caricatures and later printed envelopes: A group of three Deraedemaeker reprints of caricatures with Fores's no. 1 Comic and no. 4 Hunting, and Menzies, plus Valentine's Industry of All Nations, and Gilpin's Ocean Penny Postage in blue, all unused, few minor imperfections. (5)
221 £180
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Fores's Comic Envelope No. 1 by John Leech, an unused example folded to letter sheet format, fine. Photo.
222 | £80
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: J.W. Southgate Caricatures, Langmill reproductions of numbers 1 to 6, also reproductions of Mulready 1d. lettersheet and 2d.envelope.
223 £100
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: 1840 (Dec. 20th) part front of Spooner's no. 12 envelope previously used in November, affixed to front of envelope (part of flap missing) from Baltinglass, with boxed red ''PAID'' mark, most unusual. Photo.
224 | £600
The numbers used in the following lots are from ''Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks'' by Cohen, Barette, Hine and Williams (2006)'' Cancellations: Squared Circles: A collection on leaves, incl. 1881 (July 7th) envelope from Stirling to Clifton, bearing on reverse a Clifton type 1 but in red (scarce), Bath used on 1889 (July 25th) envelope, registered to Canada, franked by 1887-92 2d. and 21/2d., cancellations are very worn and look like ordinary c.d.s's, Chigwell Road on 1881 1d. lilac (extremely rare), London with Deptford on 1881 1d. lilac (earliest date of November 7th. 1899), and latest date on 1881 1d. lilac (December 23rd. 1901), Throgmorton Avenue on 1887-92 1. green LB (repaired), Spennymoor on 1881 1d. lilac, etc. (65 plus 66 covers and cards)
225 | £170
Cancellations: Squared Circles: A selection on covers, incl. Ipswich with I/021 on 1881 1d. lilac die I on 1881 cover to Oxford, Liverpool with L/165 on 1880-83 4d. on 1881 cover to Buenos Aires, L/177 on 1880-81 1/2d. and 2d. on 1883 envelope to Russia, etc. (16 items)
226 | £450
Cancellations: Squared Circles: Bristol: A comprehensive collection on leaves, incl. B/528 on I.R. Official 1882 1/2d. on cover, B/555 on 1881 1d. lilac, very good range of types all identified, etc. (499 plus 33 covers/cards)
227 £210
Cancellations: Squared Circles: Liverpool: 1879 type ZZ (L/224) dated November 21st. 1879 on 1864-79 1d. plate 184 TB, rare as only in use for a nine day period, only four or five known. Photo.
228 | £420
Cancellations: Squared Circles: London East: A collection on leaves, incl. LE/001 on 1887-92 1/2d. vermilion, LE/003 on 1881 1d. lilac (2), a good range of different, some on covers and cards, etc. (316 stamps plus 42 covers/cards)
229 | £420
Cancellations: Squared Circles: London North and North West: A collection on leaves, incl. NW/053 on 1881 1d. lilac, LN/003 on 1881 1d. lilac (2), LN/018 on 1881 1d. lilac, etc. (290 plus 32 covers/cards)
230 | £420
Cancellations: Squared Circles: London South East: A collection on leaves, incl. SE/005 on 1881 1d. lilac, SE/14 on 1881 1d. lilac and 1887-92 6d., SE/050 on 1d. lilac (earliest date of March 6th 1899), SE/071 on K.E.Vii 1/2d. on piece (latest date of May 30th. 1906), SE/079 on 1d. lilac (2), SE/083 on 1881 1d. lilac on piece, etc. (445 plus 45 covers/cards)
231 | £140
Cancellations: Squared Circles: London South West: A collection on leaves, incl. SW/052 on K.E.VII 1/2d. on postcard, SW/064 on Q.V. 1d. stationery card, etc. (122 plus 27 covers/cards)
232 | £420
Cancellations: Squared Circles: London West A collection on leaves, incl. LW/048 on K.E.VII 1d. pair and 21/2d., LW/052 on 1881 1d. lilac (trimmed perfs), LW/95 on 1900 1/2d. and K.E.VII 1d. (with latest date of September 14th. 1904), LW/113 on 1881 1d. lilac, LW/115 on K.E.VII 1/2d. (2) on piece and 1d., LW/118 on K.E.II 1d., LW/124 on K.E.VII 1d., LW/129 on 1d. lilac on piece (with earliest date of September 6th. 1897), LW/131 on K.E.VII 1/2d. block of three, LW/134 on 1881 1d. lilac, LW/135 on K.E.VII 1d. (only known date of January 17th. 1906), etc. (443 plus 32 covers/cards)
234 £90
Cancellations: Squared Circles: Ringwood: 1881 envelope, registered to Canada, bearing 1880-81 1/2d. green and 1881 1d. lilac die I block of four, cancelled by R/061 dated August 18th. 1881. Photo.
235 £60
Spoon cancellations: Liverpool: 1855 (Jan. 15th) envelope to London, franked by 1854-57 1d. , tied by code ''N 14'' in blue-green, fine. Photo.
236 £220
Spoon cancellations: Shrewsbury type A: 1854 (Apr. 1st) small envelope to Walsall, with full margined 1841 1d. plate 168 MI tied by a fine strike of the Shrewsbury Spoon type A, code C. Photo.
238 | £480
Essays, Proofs and Trials: A selection incl. 1879 Perkins Bacon Tender surface printed essays engraved by W. Ridgeway in blue and purple on gummed unwatermarked paper, in a strip of six and four respectively, 1937 W.T. Wiggins-Davies essays for the proposed high values, 2s.6d.,10s. and 20s. in brown on white wove paper, 10s. and 20s. showing paper makers watermark, 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. vertical pair hinged to Harrison and Sons presentation card, 1951 Festival of Britain pair of unadopted designs printed on commemorative card (88 x 140mm.) for 21/2d. and 1 values signed by designers, some foxing but mainly fine. (8 items)
241 | £380
1840 1d. black, seventeen examples, all except one with red Maltese Crosses, most cut into, mixed condition.
242 | £380
1d. black, fifteen examples, six with red Maltese Crosses, most cut into, three with full margins, mixed condition.
243 £1000
1840 1d. black plates 1a to 11, used, three or four margins, 1a. to 3, 5 and 6 cancelled with red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. Photo.
244 | £720
1840 1d. black, plates 1b QB, QC, RK, 2 GI, IF, II on piece, 3 BI, IB, 4 KE, 9 CL, all with full margins, red Maltese Crosses, good to fine.
245 | £450
1840 1d. black plates 1a OI, 3 NG, 4 GE used on 1840 (Aug. 4th) entire, SJ, JL, 5 JL possibly unused, KD, 6 OH, 7 FF, ND, 9 PA, 10 KE, poor to good.
246 | £620
1840 1d. black, plates 1b RE, 2 BJ, SE with matched 1d. red, 3 IF, KK, 4 SH, 5 PC, 6 BC on piece, BF-BG, 7 TH, 9 NB, SB also one unplated, poor to fine.
247 | £160
1840 1d. black plates 4 QA, 6 LK-LL pair used on 1841 (Feb.) cover to Halifax with ''HECKMONDWICKE'' u.d.c., and unplated TA used on 1840 (Nov. 1st) cover used within London, poor to fair.
248 £1100
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a GL, a superb marginal example with sheet margin showing 'Per Row of 12 1..' inscription, large margins other sides, very neat red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
249 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a HC with good even margins, fine used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
250 £250
1840 1d. black plate 1a HG, fine with small to large margins, used on large part 1840 (May 14th) cover used locally in London, cancelled by neat upright red Maltese Cross with ''T.P./Berners St'' in red alongside, a few cover imperfections, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS1tf. Photo.
251 £130
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a KB with good even margins, very large at top, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
252 £180
1840 1d. grey-black (slight wear) plate 1a QE with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
253 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (slightly worn) plate 1a SH with large to very large margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
254 £500
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a TH with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (May 22nd) entire from Royston to London by a neat magenta shade Maltese Cross, filing fold well clear of adhesive, some reduced staining but a rare combination of a May date and a coloured cross. Brandon certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. AS1th, vd, cat. 15,000. Photo.
255 £260
1840 1d. black plate 1b EJ (re-entry), with ample to large even margins, fine used with magenta Maltese cross cancellation, collectors mark on reverse. Brandon certificate (1980). S.G. Spec. AS5c/vd, cat. 3,000. Photo.
256 £190
1840 1d. black plate 1b GH with good even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
257 | £320
1840 1d. black plate 1b HF (scissor cut at foot), IE, JL and TG used with red Maltese Crosses, TG just touched at foot, others with four margins, JL with fault at foot. S.G. Spec. AS5.
259 | £270
1840 1d. black plate 1b JF, KB and NF, each with four margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS5.
260 | £80
1d. black plate 1b OF, close to large margins, used on 1840 (Nov. 8th) large part cover from Leek to Mansfield, also matching 1d. red-brown three margins, cut into at right.
261 £260
1840 1d. black plate 1b TA with good to large margins tied by red Maltese Cross on entire letter from London to Glasgow, backstamped boxed ''(GLASGOW)/JY 17 1840'' handstamp, the cover turned and forwarded to Musselburgh with fine four margin 1d. black plate 1b AE (double ''E'') with Glasgow 1840 (Aug. 13th) datestamp, light filing folds, fine and scarce turned cover. S.G. Spec. AS5, f. Photo.
262 £350
1840 1d. black plate 1b TD unused with good to large margins three sides, cut into at left, and affixed to a good unused example of the first edition of the ''Post Magazine''. Photo.
264 £380
1d. black plate 2 DI very close to good margins, used on 1840 (Aug. 18th) small envelope from Newbury to Basingstoke, GI small to good margins, used on 1840 (July 27th) envelope from London to Kettering, JB fine used on 1840 (Oct. 3rd) entire used locally in Shrewsbury, all with red Maltese Crosses.
265 £170
1840 1d. black plate 2 GG, with clear to large margins, lightly canceled with red Maltese cross, matched with 1d. red-brown, touched to ample margins, cancelled with near complete strike of black Maltese cross, also 1d. black CK (faults) matched with 1d. red-brown on piece with clear to good margins. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18. Photo.
266 £150
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 HE with large to very large even margins, very fine used with a neat light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS16. Photo.
267 £230
1d. black plate 2 HF fine with good margins on 1840 (Oct. 7th) cover from Glasgow to Manchester, NC fine with small to large margins on 1840 (Nov. 13th) entire from Linlithgow to Edinburgh, both with red Maltese Crosses. Photo.
268 £320
1d. black plate 2 HI fine with good to large margins on 1840 (Dec. 14th) cover from York to Hull, NC small to good margins on 1840 (Nov. 17th) entire from York to Doncaster. Photo.
269 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 HK with large even margins, fine used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
270 £400
1d. black plate 2 IG with close to good margins on 1841 (May 10th) entire from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh, LD good to large margins on 1842 (Aug. 2nd) entire from Glasgow to Hamilton, ML good to large margins on 1841 (May 10th) cover from Dunfermline to Edinburgh, all with black Maltese Crosses, good to fine. Photo.
271 £140
1d. black plate 2 IG fine with good to large margins, used on 1841 (April 12th) entire from Windsor to London, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
272 £980
1840 1d. black plate 2 LG, with fair to large even margins, cancelled by number ''5'' in Maltese cross, thined, otherwise of fine appearance and scarce. Brandon certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. AS15we, cat. 18,000. Photo.
273 £100
1840 1d. grey-black plate 2 PG (recut letter square), close at foot otherwise large margins showing parts of adjoining impressions at sides, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS16d. Photo.
274 £280
1840 1d. black plate 2 TH, with ample margins, thinned, cancelled with red Maltese cross, matched with 1d. red-brown TH 2nd state (after 1st repair), clear to very large margins, on small piece, TH 3rd state (after 2nd repair), good to large margins, both cancelled with black Maltese crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS17, AS19. Photo.
275 | £270
1840 1d. black plate 3 DJ, ID, JE and OD used, DJ with black Maltese Cross, others red, good to fine, each with four margins, close in places. S.G. Spec. AS20.
276 £190
1840 1d. black plate 3 ML on bleute paper, with ample margins, very large at right, fine used with orange-red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20e. Photo.
277 £95
1840 1d. black plate 3 NA with good to large margins, good used with rather heavy red Maltese Cross, clear profile. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
278 £200
1d. black plate 4 AD, fine used with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. A23. Photo.
280 £450
1d. black plate 4 DK with small to good margins on 1840 (Dec. 4th) envelope from Galgate via Lancaster to Preston, FD with small to large margins on 1841 (Feb. 9th) entire from Newport, Isle of Wight to London, JE with small to large margins on 1840 (Dec. 31st) entire from Inverness to Beauly, NI with small to large margins on 1841 (Feb. 17th) cover from Bathgate to Edinburgh, all with red Maltese Crosses, fair to fine. Photo.
281 £120
1d. black plate 4 JD fine with small to large margins, used on 1840 (Dec. 16th) cover from Birstal to Leeds, tied by red Maltese Cross with unclear black boxed Penny Post mark. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
283 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 KJ, good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
284 £95
1840 1d. black plate 4 MF, close at left with large to very large margins other sides, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
285 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 OD with good to large margins, on 1841 (July 2nd) used locally in Edinburgh, fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
287 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 QD with good to large margins, fine used with complete bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
288 £140
1d. black plate 4 SB, fine used with small to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. A23. Photo.
291 £160
1840 1d. black plate 5 AK with small to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Apr. 26th) entire from Ledbury to Stogumber, Taunton, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
292 | £110
1840 1d. black plate 5 BL on piece and 6 BL, both with close to good margins.
293 £95
1d. black plate 5 FG, fine with small to large margins, used on 1841 (Jan. 20th) cover from Liverpool to Manchester, lightly tied by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS24. Photo.
294 £280
1d. black plate 5 FI, fine with small to large margins on 1841 (March 16th) entire from Stokescroft, Bristol to Westbury, IB with good margins on 1841 (March 8th) entire from Congleton to London, KL with small to large margins on 1841 (March 23rd) cover from Reading to London, all with black Maltese Crosses, good to fine. Photo.
296 £50
1840 1d. black plate 5 MF with close to good margins used with black Maltese Cross, small fault at foot and trace of thinning in top margin, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
297 | £260
1840 1d. black plate 5 NG and OE used with red Maltese Crosses, and TG on 1841 entire letter tied by black Maltese Cross, good to fine, each with four margins. S.G. Spec. AS25.
298 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 NH with good to large margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 18th) entire from Chester-le-Street to Durham, tied by two strikes of black Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (2000). S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
299 £190
1d. black plate 5 PB state II, small to good margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 19th) from Haverfordwest to Tenby, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, slight surface scape by ''P'' square, has Tenby c,d,s, below. S.G. Spec. AS28. Photo.
300 £140
1840 1d. black plate 5 PC with good even margins, fine used with almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
301 £110
1d. black plate 5 PK, fine with good margins, used on 1841 (March 2nd) cover from London to Devonport, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. AS25. Photo.
302 £210
1840 1d. black plate 5 QB, ample to large margins, neatly cancelled with black Maltese cross leaving profile clear, matched with 1d. red-brown QB (second state), with close to ample margins, cancelled with black Maltese cross. Photo.
303 £80
1840 1d. black plate 5 SC with small to large margins almost all round, just shaved at left, used on 1841 (June 24th) entire letter from Bridgwater to Wallingford, with black Maltese Cross, also ''Missent to/Bath'' alongside. S.G. AS25. Photo.
304 £300
1d. black plate 6 CD with good to large margins on 1841 (Aug. 20th) entire from Hornsea via Hull to York, FJ with small to large margins on 1841 (Feb. 11th) envelope from Leeds to Sheffield, KI with small to large margins on 1841 Sept. 9th) cover from Ilkley via Otley to London, good to fine. Photo.
305 £320
1d. black plate 6 CI with small to large margins on 1841 (April 4th) from Cambridge to Croydon, JC with small to large margins on 1841 (June 24th) entire, locally used in Edinburgh, SF with good margins, on 1841 (April 2nd) cover from Shrewsbury to Shropshire, all with black Maltese Crosses, good to fine.
306 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 LA with good to large margins except possibly just touched at point of NE corner, tied by black Maltese Cross to 1841 (May) entire letter from Gloucester to Soho, nr. Birmingham. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
307 £95
1840 1d. black plate 6 PI with close to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
308 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 PK with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Dec. 24th) cover from Galgate via Lancaster to Hamilton, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, filing fold. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
309 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 QI with good to large margins, fine used with almost complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
310 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 RF with good to large margins all round, fine used on 1840 (Oct. 18th) cover from Peterhead to London, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
311 £240
1d. black plate 6 SL, fine with small to large argins, used on 1840 (Nov. 5th) entire from Oldham to Sheffield, tied by rose-pink Maltese Cross, with a strike of the circular framed ''OLDHAM'' in the same shade, rare. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
312 £200
1840 1d. intense black plate 6 TD with clear to large margins, tied to large piece by the London experimental black Maltese Cross, with 1840 (Sept. 16th) datestamp, matched with State 2 example with good to large margins, cancelled red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS40, AS42, cat. 1,150. Photo.
313 £280
1d. black plate 7 CC small to good margins on 1841 (Jan. 13th) entire used locally in Wymondham, MC with close to good margins on 1840 (Sept. 21st) cover from Pwllheli to Dudley, TA with close to good margins on 1840 (Dec. 18th) entire from Kirkcaldy to Edinburgh, good to fine, with red Maltese Crosses. Photo.
314 £350
1840 1d. black plate 7 HD-HG, used strip of four on small piece, cut into at top and base, otherwise ample to large margins, cancelled with multiple strikes of black Maltese cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
316 £110
1840 1d. black plate 7 JJ with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
317 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 LF with good to very large margins (ragged at left and foot) showing part of adjoining impression at right, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
318 £380
1840 1d. black plate 7 OK with good to large margins, unused (possibly regummed) with some adherence on reverse, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS44, cat. 13,000. Photo.
319 £300
1840 1d. intense black plate 8 AB with good to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Apr. 6th) entire from Bromsgrove to Broseley, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross, with ''IRONBRIDGE'' datestamp below, on reverse has undated ''REDDITCH'' transit mark. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
320 | £130
1d. black plate 8 AI, with close to good margins three sides, cut into at top, on undated cover from Langport to London, AK with very close to good margins on 1842 (June 17th) envelope from Croydon to Alton, both red red Maltese Crosses, fair.
321 £110
1840 1d. black plate 8 BG with small to very large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Feb. 2nd) entire from Aylesbury to Henley-in-Arden, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
322 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 DE, close to fair even margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese cross, matched with used 1d. red-brown, close to enormous margins. S.G. Spec. AS46, AS47. Photo.
323 £160
1d. black plate 8 KK with small to good margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 20th) entire from Fort William to Aberdeen, OB small to good margins (affected by filing crease at top) on 1841 (Mar. 8th) entire from Portsmouth to Petworth, with black Maltese Crosses, fair to good. Photo.
324 £170
1840 1d. black plate 8 OJ, fair to enormous margins, used on 1840 (Dec 23rd) cover from Tallow to Coleraine, matched with used 1d. red-brown, touched at left, otherwise clear to ample margins. Photo.
328 £200
1d. black plate 9 DC (double ''D''), close to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Cross and faint blue boxed ''PyP No 15'' of Handsworth, a few minor imperfection. S.G. Spec. AS56yc. Photo.
330 £500
1840 1d. black plate 9 SF, close at right otherwise good to large margins, unused without gum, small faults and slightly soiled, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS56, cat. 20,000. Photo.
333 £600
1840 1d. black plate 10 RB (''P'' converted to ''R'') with close to large margins all round, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 23rd) entire with fine engraved letter heading of Rothesay from Rothesay to Buckie, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
334 £750
1840 1d. black plate 10 TE, fine used with small to large margins, cancelled by scarce red Maltese Cross on 1841 (Jan. 9th) entire to Wakefield, with ''T.P/West Ham'' alongside. Proschold certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. AS66h. Photo.
335 £85
1840 1d. black plate 10 TG, with very close to large margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 17th) cover locally used in London, tied by neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
336 | £400
1840 2d. blue used selection with plate 1 IL, SL (in SG presentation folder) and TK, and plate 2 AF, each with four margins (TK just touched at top), IL with red Maltese cross, others black, fair to good, AF creased. (4)
337 | £250
1840 2d. blue plates 1 EJ, KD, MB-ME strip, plate 2 AJ, NI with red Maltese Cross scissor cut, RI, all touched or cut into, poor to good.
338 £250
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AI showing slight plate wear, sound with full margins and doubly struck black Maltese Cross on 1841 (July 15th) entire letter from to Isaac Forsyth, founder of the Elgin Museum, in Elgin, from his son in Liverpool. S.G. 5, cat. 2,500. Photo.
339 £190
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DH-DI pair with close to large margins, cancelled by orange- red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
340 £650
1840 2d. steel-blue plate 1 HG, variety watermark inverted, very close/just touched at lower left corner otherwise with good to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, a most unusual combination of shade and wmk. variety, rare and attractive. R.P.S. certificate (2013) for a pair. S.G. Spec. DS4a, cat. 6,000+. Photo.
341 £350
1840 2d. blue plate 1 IH-II pair with four margins, very close at top left otherwise large, cancelled with distinctive Kelso Maltese Crosses, some pressed horizontal creasing but an extremely rare multiple of this scarce cross. Original B.P.A. certificate (2012) for a strip of four. S.G. Spec. DS5vb, cat. 8,000. Photo.
343 £400
1840 2d. blue plate 1 PA-PD strip of four with close to large margins, pressed creases, cancelled by slightly oily black Maltese Crosses, overpainted, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
344 £80
1840 2d. blue plate 2 ND-NE with close to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses, NE creased, also 1841 2d. plate 3 KB fine. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
345 £420
1840 2d. blue plate 2 TA (re-entry), fine used with ample to good margins and very scarce with red Maltese Cross, a prominent re-entry and one of only two listed for this plate, most attractive. S.G. Spec. DS8b, f. Photo.
346 | £420
1841 1d. red-brown, a used selection, incl. plates 1b OD, 2 SH, 5 RI, numbers in Cross 1 to 12 complete, BE with inverted watermark, many with full margins, etc., varied condition. (44)
347 | £750
1841 1d. red-brown used collection in two stockbboks, all plated (not guaranteed) between plates 46 and 91, incl. blue cancellations, double letters, re-cut side lines and corners, worn plates, burr rubs, constant varieties, guide lines, range of shades, etc., varied condition, the vast majority fine with four margins. (approx. 207)
348 | £300
1841 1d. red-brown used accumulation, some plated (not guaranteed), incl. four strip of four, range of numbers in Maltese Crosses incl. ''4'', two covers, etc., mixed condition, some with four margins. (approx. 127)
349 £600
1841 1d. red-brown (12) cancelled set of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses all except number ''10'' on pairs, mainly good to fine strikes, most with full margins, good to very fine, all plated. S.G. 8m, Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. 6,090. Photo.
351 | £150
1841 1d. red-brown selection with numbers in Maltese Cross cancellations, mainly good clear strikes, with numbers ''1'' and ''4'' in pairs, and numbers ''6'', ''7'', ''9'' and ''10'' singles, varied condition, most with four margins incl. number ''4'' pair (one stamp with crease). (6 items)
352 £400
1841 1d. red-brown used set (12) of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, each with four clear to large margins and good to fine strikes, various plates, a fine set. S.G. Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. 3,045. Photo.
354 £220
1841 1d. red-brown BG, with close to good margins used on 1852 envelope from Moy to Thurso, tied by ''247'' barred cancellation in a greenish-brown shade shade with matching Moy u.d.c. on reverse. Photo.
355 £110
1841 1d. red-brown CE, fine with close to good margins used on 1848 entire from Kinross to Paisley, tied by ''206'' barred cancellation in a brownish-olive shade with matching Kinross datestamp on reverse. Photo.
356 £80
1d. red-brown FA, fine with large to enormous margins, showing portions of three adjoining stamps, used on 1853 envelope used within London. Photo.
357 £110
1d. red-brown FD-GD pair with close to good margins, used on 1849 (May 26th) entire used from Kilcullen to Dublin, stamps first cancelled by black indistinct numeral, overstamped by ''264'' of Kilcullen in blue,with matching datestamp alongside, GD with filing crease. Photo.
358 £200
1d. red-brown FI goood margins three sides, cut into at top right, used on piece, tied by very unusual manuscript ''715'' barred oval numeral of Crosshills. Photo.
361 | £50
1d. red-brown KL, fine with good to large margins, used on 1847 (Oct. 29th) entire with fine illustrated headed paper depicting a rope factory, used from Liverpool.
364 £220
1841 1d. red-brown LL with small to good margins, fine used on cover to Basingstoke, tied by number ''9'' in Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. B1ui. Photo.
366 £450
1841 1d. red-brown PG fine used on 1853 envelope from Ryde, Isle of Wight to New York, endorsed at top ''Per steamer Asia'', tied by ''666'' barred numeral, with handstruck ''24'' in black and ''19/CENTS'', sexagonal ''L/C'' datestamp both in green, and stunning maritime item. Photo.
367 £110
1841 1d. red-brown QE, used on 1848 entire from Macclesfield to Cognac, France, tied by barred numeral and with ''ANG.2 BOULOGNE'' c.d.s. in orange, stamp has minor crease at lower left, otherwise fine. Photo.
368 £150
1d. red-brown SK, fine with good to large margins, used on 1844 (June 7th) cover used from Limerick to Dublin, tied by the distinctive Limerick black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. BS1tm. Photo.
370 | £230
1841 1d. red-brown selection of ''Black'' plates on exhibition pages with plate 1b DB, plate 2 IH and MA, plate 5 GI, plate 8 AG, with close to enormous margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 11th) cover to London, KL and TH, plate 10 HE, PB, mainly good to fine four margined examples. (9)
371 £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b NH, fine with small to good margins and used for re-direction on 1841 cover from Cumnock to London, thence to Luton, tied by black Maltese Cross, with London Paid datestamp ,boxed ''CUMNOCK'' datetsamp and handstruck ''1'' all in red, black ''UPTON'' datestamp, scarce item. Photo.
372 £170
1d. red-brown plate 5 state 1 DJ, fine with good to large margins, used on 1841 (May 27th) entire from Ironbridge to Manchester then re-addressed to Matlock, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS26. Photo.
373 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 JJ, close to good margins, used on 1841 (Mar. 2nd) cover from Manchester to Edinburgh, tied by black Maltese Cross, an early date. Photo. S.G. Spec. AS26. Photo.
374 £150
1d. red-brown plate 8 state 1 AL, fine with small to good margins, used on 1841 (June 9th) entire to Birmingham, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
375 £60
1d. red-brown plate 8 state 1 FA, fine with small to large margins, used on 1841 (Sept. 28th) entire from Belfast to Moy, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
377 £60
1d. red-brown plate 8 state 1 RF, fine with small to good margins, used on 1841 (June 15th) envelope to London and re-addressed, tied by black Maltese Cross with large handstruck ''1'' and ''Charing Cross''. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
378 £95
1d. red-brown plate 8 state 1 TC, fine with small to large margins, used on 1841 (Aug. 31st) entire to St. Leonards, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
381 £190
1d. red-brown plate 9 MK, fine with good margins, used on 1843 (July 12th) entire used from London to Hereford, tied by number ''5'' in black Maltese Cross, unframed ''TP/Kingston'', minor staining. S.G. Spec. AS57we. Photo.
389 | £1500
A specialised used collection of 1841 1d. red-brown plates 12 to 131 written up on exhibition pages incl. plate 12 KK on 1841 (Dec. 2nd) cover to Edinburgh, plate 17 SI-SL strip of four, plate 18 OB, with good to large even margins, plate 21, three four margined examples, LL, MK and RK displaying corrected lower left check letter, plate 30, two examples, RB, RK, with ''P'' converted to ''R'', plate 76 CA-DE block of four with ample to large margins, plate 78 SD with inverted ''S'', five examples from plates 83, 86 (2), 87 (2), displaying ''P'' altered to ''R'', plate 79 reconstruction of the ''S'' row, plate 114 GB, good to large even margins, with inverted watermark, double letters, constant flaws, burr rubs, retouches, etc., mixed condition but many fine. (100s)
392 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 27 SG imprimatur, very fine. S.G. Spec. BS16. Photo.
393 £80
1d. red-brown plate 29 SE (squat ''S''), fine with close to good margins, used on 1844 (March 12th) cover used to Inverary, tied by black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. BS18b. Photo.
395 | £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 32 SK with number ''1'' in Cross, SL with number ''2'' in Cross and plate 37 AA-AF strip (all touched or cut into) with number ''12'' in Cross, fair to fine. (8)
396 £150
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 BG-BK strip with number ''3'' in Cross, close to large margins almost all round, BG just shaved at top left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS 23uc. Photo.
397 £110
1d. red-brown plate 34 TK, fine with good margins, used on 1844 (Feb. 29th) envelope used from Edinburgh to London, re-addressed upon arrival, tied by two strikes of the distinctive Edinburgh black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. BS23. Photo.
399 £420
1841 1d. red-brown plate 42 DA-DH strip of eight, all with scarce number ''4'' in Cross cancellations, touched or cut-into in three places, otherwise fine and an extremely rare combination, possibly the largest strip known with this cancellation. S.G. Spec. BS26E ud. Photo.
400 £350
1841 1d. red-brown plate 62 AH top marginal imprimatur showing inscription, fine. S.G. Spec. BS31, cat. 1,350. Photo.
401 £270
1841 1d. red-brown plate 63 HF, small to large margins, fine and fresh mint. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. BS28(1). Photo.
402 £880
1841 1d. pale red-brown plate 67 LH-MI fresh mint irregular block of eight, close to large margins all round, full original gum, a few minor creases, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS 28. Photo.
404 £150
1841 1d. pale red-brown worn plate 81 SA-SC strip of three with good to large margins all round, large part original gum (slight gum disturbance), shows considerable plate wear, a little light creasing otherwise fine. S.G. Spec BS29. Photo.
406 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 98 HG imprimatur, lightly toned, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS31. Photo.
407 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 105 BF imprimatur, fine. S.G. Spec. BS32. Photo.
408 | £290
1841 2d. blue plate 3 AB-AE strip, EF-EG pair, JA and KA, all with full margins, good to fine.
409 £210
1841 2d. blue plate 3 AD-AH strip of five, mainly four margined, on 1843 (July 11th) cover to Kirkby Lonsdale, folds and creases. S.G. Spec ES11. Photo.
410 £290
1841 2d. blue plate 3 CA-CB, used pair, clear to enormous margins, cancelled by number ''4'' in Maltese Crosses, CA with light vertical bend otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ES11vd, cat. 1,400 as singles. Photo.
411 £1050
1841 2d. blue plate 3 IJ-IB pair fine unused with part original gum with ample to good margins, good colour. S.G. 14, Spec. ES11. Photo.
412 £110
1841 2d. pale blue plate 3 RB, close at top otherwise good even margins, fine used on entire letter within Edinburgh, cancelled by neat Scottish Maltese Cross, backstamped Edinburgh 1844 (Apr. 9th) c.d.s., filing folds clear of adhesive. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. ES10un, cat. 1,000. Photo.
413 | £520
1841 2d. blue plate plate 4 a used selection, incl. strips of three (5) also RJ-RL strip on 1853 cover with 1d. red-brown, etc., varied condition. (26)
414 £110
1841 2d. blue plate 4 BH-BK strip of four in a rich shade, BH with good margins and without Spectacle variety, BI-BL cut into at base due to the poor alignment of the plate, good margins other sides, corner creases and BH with small split at base, slight thinning, otherwise fine and attractive, neat Scots ''84'' numerals of Crieff. S.G. Spec. ES14/n. Photo.
415 | £350
1841 2d. blue plate plate 4 CG, DG-DJ strip, FB-GC block and PJ-QK block, all with full margins except PK, good to fine.
416 £600
1841 2d. blue plate 4 SG-TK rare block of ten cancelled ''47'' numerals, TJ just touched at base, SH has minute tear in margin, good to large other three sides, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
417 | £550
185253 Alphabet II One Penny Plates 132177: A specialised used collection of plates 132 to 175 written up on exhibition pages incl. plate 173 TC, touched to large margins, plate 174 BF, close to ample margins, used on 1854 (Feb. 9th) cover to Windsor Castle, MA, clear to large margins, 175 MC, fair to good margins, range of constant flaws, burr rubs, retouches, etc., mixed condition but many fine. (64)
418 £1800
185253 alphabet II 1d. orange-brown plate 137 NI, close at lower left otherwise good to large margins, tied to 1852 (Sept. 10th) envelope to Haverfordwest by a fine strike of the ''539'' numeral cancellation of Narbeth in green leaving profile clear, backstamp in the same colour, a fine example of the rare English type numeral in green. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. B2(3)xc, cat. 9,000. Photo.
419 £90
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 140 DE with good to large margins mint, gum wrinkle and rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B2(1), cat. 650. Photo.
420 £200
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 142 HG imprimatur, close at left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. B2. Photo.
421 £1100
185253 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 146 OG with good to large margins, tied to 1852 (Nov. 1st) entire to Redditch by a fine strike of the Birmingham datestamp in bright blue, attractive and rare. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. B2(1)vb, cat. 8,000. Photo.
422 £320
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 MG, fine used on piece, tied by ''LEEDS/MR24/1854/H'' 'spoon' cancellation, matched with plate 98 imperforate, used, also plate 100 HK, fine used, matched with plate 100 three margined imperforate, used, on exhibition page. Photo.
423 | £450
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. used selection on exhibition pages incl. plates 157 BL, 166 SK, 167 ND, 169 DB, 171 BA, 172 GE, matched with plated four margined imperforate examples, plate R2 MG-MJ strip of four, used on 1855 (Apr. 3rd) cover to Belgium, with manuscript ''8'' postage due, etc., mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C1. (54)
424 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown plate 181 JD-JH strip with plate 164 FF-GF'' pair, used on 1854 (Sept 8th) envelope, registered from Chippenham to London, all cancelled by ''191'' barred oval. Photo.
425 £60
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. red-brown, showing dramatic perf. shift, used on 1855 (Jan. 4th) small envelope to Saffron Walden, tied by indistinct barred oval with circular framed ''MORE TO PAY/U'' in red, on reverse has straight line ''MICKLEGATE'' in blue. Photo.
426 | £350
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die I, alphabet II, SC14 1d., a used selection incl. plate 197 LD, 200 DI, 202 GB, used on 1855 (Apr. 3rd) cover to Windsor, 204 RK, R2 DK, R3 SK, R4 BB, R5 DA-DB pair, also scarce plate 194 AB and R2 BD matched with SC16 examples, mounted on exhibition page. S.G. Spec. C2. (13)
427 | £650
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, 1d., a specialised used collection on exhibition pages incl. SC14 plate 3 KG, plate 5 SJ with inverted ''S'', plate 11 BC, used on 1855 (Sept. 10th) cover to Abingdon, SC16 plate 1 LF, used on 1855 (Feb. 9th) cover to Markinch, with LIverpool 'spoon' cancellation, plate 5 KG with minute ''G'', SI with inverted ''S'', plate 9 CK-DK, vertical pair used on 1855 (Aug. 10th) cover to Thatcham, LC16, seven plated examples incl. plate 2 RC, used on 1855 (Nov. 2nd) cover to Ironbridge, LC14 plate 11 MD with inverted watermark, plate 18 IF, plate 19 JD, plate 20 DL, KG-KH pair, mainly good to fine used. S.G. Spec. C3-C6. (67)
428 | £420
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II 1d., a group of matched quartets of the SC14, SC16, LC16 and LC14 printings, with plate 1 LG, plate 2 AB, plate 5 MI and plate 7 GI, a few minor imperfections otherwise fine, scarce assembly. S.G. Spec. C3-C6. (16)
430 £130
1855 die II, alphabet II, LC16 1d. red-brown SI, fine used on 1855 (Nov. 20th) envelope, from Worcester to Bewdley, tied by neat clear ''WORCESTER/918'' sideways duplex. S.G. Spec C5. Photo.
431 £75
1855 die II, alphabet II, LC16 1d. red-brown AA showing small printing flaw at right, fine used on 1855 (Nov. 20th) envelope, locally used in London. S.G. Spec C5. Photo.
432 £150
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 24 EE used with neat numeral cancellation, a few perf. imperfections otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
433 | £190
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper 1d red-brown, a used plated collection on exhibition pages incl. plate 25 TK with gothic ''K'', JC-KC and PD-QD vertical pairs on the same cover to London, plate 35 BK with inverted watermark, plate 40 GC used on 1857 (May 18th) cover to Paisley tied by Glasgow 'Madeleine Smith' cancellation, plate 46 (3) incl. PL fine used, on 1857 (May 12th) cover to Langholm with ''PITT STREET'' cancellation, mainly good to fine, S.G. Spec. C8. (33)
434 £75
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper 1d. red-brown HK-HL mint pair, centred low, fine and attractive with good perfs. S.G. Spec. C8. Photo.
437 £480
1855 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued 1d. plum plate 36 GD, fine used with part ''PITT STREET'' cancellation. B.P.A. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. C8(3), cat. 900. Photo.
438 £520
Later Line Engraved: 1856 (Nov.) die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. red-brown HH fine and scarce on 1856 (Dec. 28th) envelope used locally in Chester. S.G. Spec. C8A, cat. 800. Photo.
440 £90
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC14 Transitional issues on yellowish to cream-toned paper 1d. pale rose plate 38 MC, tied by ''CLIFDEN/JY 14/1857'' c.d.s. in blue to local envelope, a second strike on reverse, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. C9(4)wb. Photo.
441 | £300
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 white paper 1d., a plated used collection on exhibition pages incl. Spec. C10 plate 59 GA-CF strip of six on front to Nova Scotia with inspectors mark in red, plate 17 watermark large crown type II, NG-NJ strip of four used on 1864 (Mar. 31) cover to Lille, nine plated examples of Spec. C11 incl. plate 27 BH, plate 36 MJ, matched with Spec. C8 plate 36 MJ, plate 43 JH matched with Spec. C10 plate 43 JH, 1861 die II alphabet IV incl. plate 50 PG-PJ strip of four, plate 50 and 51 matched plated examples (3), 1862 die II alphabet II incl. plate R15 NC matched with plate R16 NC, range of cancellations, re-entries, constant varieties, burr rubs etc., condition is a little mixed but mainly good. S.G. Spec. C10-C13. (141)
443 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red DE, used on 1859 envelope, tied by two strikes of ''NARBERTH'' c.d.s. in blue, fine. S.G. Spec. C10wb. Photo.
444 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. rose-red HH, used on 1860 envelope, tied by ''FRAMLINGHAM'' c.d.s. in blue, fine. S.G. Spec. C10wb. Photo.
447 £190
Later Line Engraved: 1854 SC16 2d. deep blue plate 4 KI-MJ used block of six with light cancellations, tiny nick at right otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. Spec. F1(1), cat. 2,700. Photo.
448 | £250
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), mainly fair to fine used. (152)
450 | £150
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. selection on covers with a few fronts/pieces, incl. plates 214, 222, 224, etc. (172 items)
451 £650
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 79, CG-JL mint block, a few perf. separations, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 43, cat. 2,160+. Photo.
452 £120
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 166 NJ tied by light ''HIGHd SORTg CARRIAGE/NIGHT MAIL/ OC 15/75'' c.d.s. to envelope to Elgin, with a second strike alongside, horizontal filing fold just clear of adhesive, fine and scarce. S.G. 43. Photo.
453 £270
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 171 AF-BL unmounted mint block of fourteen (mounted in margin) from the top right corner of the sheet showing plate number and marginal inscription, BL torn with a few split perfs., usual crackly gum, otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 43. Photo.
454 £350
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 188 (3) and plate 194 (3) together paying ship's bag rate, tied to cover to Portsea, Hants, by Foreign Branch ''FB'' cancellations, Portsmouth 1878 (Aug. 26th) backstamp, from the Anti-Slaving ship H.M.S. London at Zanzibar, fine and very scarce. S.G. 43. Photo.
455 £60
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 209 GB, fine used on decorative envelope with matching notepaper, used from Windsor to Perth, attractive. Photo.
456 | £50
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 213 KL, fine used 1d. rate on 1879 envelope from London to South Africa.
457 £190
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 186479 1d. rose-red plate 225 DF fine used. S.G. 43, cat. 800. Photo.
458 £140
185876 2d. deep blue plate 13 HH-HI pair, mint with virtually full original crackly gum, fine. S.G. 47, Spec. G3(1), cat. 750. Photo.
465 £400
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 6 TR tied to envelope by ''WEYMOUTH/JA 7/75'' c.d.s., addressed to a Lt. Brown at Portland, variously readdressed to India with a total of 24 handstamps and 13 manuscript markings, finally refused and ending up at the Dead Letter Office in Bombay on March 12th, a fascinating item, opened out for display. S.G. 48. Photo.
466 | £190
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 9 FC, OJ and PP good used, each with clear plate numbers. S.G. 48.
467 £95
Later Line Engraved: 185879 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 12 JJ used on 1876 (Aug. 1st) printed questionnaire from Hay to Hereford, cancelled ''347'' numeral, answered and returned to Hay with 1/2d. plate 12 DV cancelled Hereford Aug. 2nd duplex, fine example of a turned entire. S.G. 48. Photo.
468 £500
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering, slight crease but cancelled clear of the ''O'' square. S.G. 53, cat. 1,900. Photo.
469 £750
Later Line Engraved: 187879 Plate Proof Trials for Lighter and More Fugitive Colours: 1d. deep-mauve plate 191 SL imperforate trial for lighter and more fugitive colours on watermarked paper with trial cancellation, cut into at right, otherwise good margins, discoloured, very rare. S.G. Spec. DP39b, cat. 17,000. Photo.
471 | £380
1847-54 Embossed: 1s. (4), 10d. (4, two cut to shape, one on front) and 6d. (6), used, poor to good.
472 | £600
1847-54 Embossed used selection, all cut square, with 1s. (2) and 6d. (4), also 10d. apparently unused (rebacked), varied condition, one 1s. and one 6d. with good margins. (7)
473 | £220
1847-54 Embossed used selection, all cut square, with 1s. (4) and 6d. (3), varied condition, one 1s. with clear margins. (7)
474 | £90
1847-54 Embossed: 1s., 10d. and 6d. used, all with imperfections.
476 £200
1847-54 embossed 1s. pale green, marginal example used on 1857 envelope addressed to ''Commodore Paulding U.S. Flagship Wabash New York'', showing signs of ''roulettes'' at top, split down where the silk thread was, most unusual. Photo.
478 £150
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, used strip of three, touched at right, otherwise clear to ample margins, vertical folds affecting left stamp. S.G. 54, cat. 3,000. Photo.
479 | £380
Surface Printed: 1855-57 used selection on leaves with 4d. watermark small garter (5), wmk. medium garter (5), wmk. large garter (14, incl. two pairs), 6d. (10, incl. a pair), and 1s. (9), varied condition. (43)
480 | £190
Surface Printed: 1855-57 used selection with wmk. small garter 4d. (2), wmk. large garter 4d. pair and single, 6d. (4) plus two with inverted wmk., and 1s. (3), mixed condition. (14)
482 £320
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. carmine watermark small garter on white paper, a horizontal pair used on 1855 (Aug. 24th) envelope from Ashford to Vienna, tied by ''31'' numeral cancellations with Ashford backstamp, scarce multiple on cover. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. 62b, cat. 2,200+. Photo.
483 £270
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. rose-carmine watermark large garter, unused (re-gummed), fresh appearance. S.G. 66, Spec. J51(1), cat. 2,000. Photo.
484 £200
Surface Printed: 1855-57 4d. rose watermark large garter, mint with large part original gum, surface rubbing. S.G. 66a, Spec. J51(2), cat. 1,700. Photo.
486 £130
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. lilac wing margin block of four on very thick paper, used with two Scottish ''235'' numeral cancellations of Lochmaben, Dumfries, scarce multiple. S.G. 70b, cat. 1,600+. Photo.
487 £150
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 1s. deep green, unused, showing unusual printing flaw through Queen's neck due to fibre being woven into the paper, fine. S.G. 71. Photo.
489 £190
Surface Printed: 1861 unissued 3d. rose plate 2, state 1 with shaded spandrels BH with wing margin at right, vertically overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 2, fine with original gum, very fresh colour. S.G. Spec. J25As, cat. 800. Photo.
490 | £350
Surface Printed: 1862-64 used selection on leaves with 3d. (5), 4d. plate 3 (6), one with inverted wmk., plate 4 (5), 6d. plate 3 (4), plate 4 (4), 9d. (5), and 1s. (5, incl. a pair), varied condition. (34)
492 £290
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark large garter 4d. bright red plate 4 BL, unused (re-gummed), fine appearance. S.G. 81, Spec. J53(1), cat. 2,200. Photo.
493 £110
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark large garter 4d. pale red plate 4 NJ, centred high, unused (redistributed gum), fine appearance. S.G. 82, Spec. J53(2), cat. 2,000. Photo.
495 £380
Surface Printed: 1862-64 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 QH, with perforated wing margin, unused, part original gum, fresh appearance. S.G. 86. Photo.
496 £280
Surface Printed: 186264 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 2 RL, a very fine and fresh unused example. S.G. 87. Photo.
500 £450
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 12 PL with watermark inverted, 9d. straw plate 4 FK and 1s. green plate 4, unused, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 94, 98, 101. Photo.
501 £380
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 1s. green plate 4 TF with watermark error three roses and a thistle, top right corner perf. added otherwise good used with light cancellation, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. 101ab, Spec. J103da, unpriced. Photo.
502 | £600
Surface Printed: 1867-80 used collection on leaves incl. 3d. plate 4 (3), plate 6 strip of three, plate 9 block of four, 6d. plate 6 (2), plate 8 (6), plate 9 (6), 9d. (8), 10d. (6), one with inverted wmk. (fault), 2s. blue (6, incl. a pair), etc., varied condition, many with c.d.s. cancels, also with 1867-83 5s. selection, mainly with heavy cancellations, with plate 1 (3), plate 2 (4) and plate 4 (2). (93)
504 | £320
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d., a mint or unused selection comprising plates 5 MF, EF, 6 BC, QC, 7 FL, FF, 9 MD, 10 IA, mainly good to fine. (8)
506 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 10d. red-brown plate 1 CK fine unused, (regummed). S.G. 112, cat. 3,500. Photo.
509 £320
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. deep green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 DM (impossible lettering), used with neatly struck ''JY 1/72'' circular datestamp, tied to small piece and overlapped at lower right by 3d. rose plate 7 DG. S.G. Spec. cat. 1,500. Photo.
510 £210
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green plate 5 EL Stock Exchange forgery used with ''JY 23/72'' c.d.s., small imperfection at lower left otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. cat. 850. Photo.
512 £90
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. dull blue plate 1 PG-PH pair, used on 1868 (July 31st) entire from London to Bombay, additionally franked 1864-79 1d. plate 106 NH, stamps just affected by filing crease, slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
513 £160
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. pale blue plate 1 HE-HF pair (horizontal crease), used on 1870 (Jan. 1st) cover from Manchester to Mexico, tied by barred ovals, with ''MANCHESTER/PAID'' red c.d.s. and handstruck ''8''. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. 120. Photo.
515 £350
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown AC good used with duplex and additional red cancellations, slight surface imperfections, handstamps on reverse. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
516 £1000
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown FG fine used with part ''LONDON E.C.'' datestamp. R.P.S. certificate (2009). S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
517 £880
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown GC fine used with Gracechurch St. hexagonal datestamp. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
518 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown GI with wing margin at left, good used with large part squared circle cancellation, minor imperfections. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
519 | £160
Surface Printed: 1872-73 used selection with 6d. plate 11 (13, incl. three pairs), range of shades, 6d. pale buff plate 12 (2, one re-perforated at left), and 6d. grey (4), varied condition, some with c.d.s. cancellations. (19)
520 | £130
Surface Printed: 1872-73 used selection with 6d. chestnut plate 11 range of shades (9 plus a pair), and 6d. grey plate 12 (2), varied condition, mainly with c.d.s. cancellations. (13)
521 £180
Surface Printed: 1872-73 watermark spray 6d. pale buff plate 12 MJ fine with bold Manchester ''498'' duplex on 1873 (Jan.) cover to Florence, some cover imperfections clear of stamp. S.G. 123, Spec. J80(1), cat. 625. Photo.
522 £1100
Surface Printed: 187273 watermark spray 6d. pale buff plate 12 OD fine and fresh unmounted mint from the lower right corner of the pane. S.G. 123, cat. 3,300+. Photo.
525 £780
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 DG unused with small part original gum, lower right corner fault and slight soiling, a good example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 126, Spec. J121(1), cat. 11,000. Photo.
526 £1800
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. BI imperforate colour trial in greenish grey overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, an exceptionally fine and fresh with virtually full original gum. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 128 var. Photo.
527 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey DI good used with indistinct barred oval, two corner creases. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
528 £450
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey GC used with neat ''LONDON W.C./OC 2/82'' c.d.s., a couple of minor imperfections. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
529 £210
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey GH used with indistinct cancellation, some imperfections. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
530 £260
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey GJ used with barred oval cancellation, centred right, some perf. and other imperfections. S.G. 128,
531 £570
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey HC, an attractive used example with ''GLASGOW'' c.d.s., fine. R.P.S. certificate (1962). S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
532 £290
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey HD used with neat ''GLASGOW/AP 21/82'' c.d.s. with traces of red crayon, lower right corner crease and some short perfs. mainly at foot, good appearance. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
533 £880
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac CB used with ''LONDON S.E/MY 25/80'' squared circle cancellation, trace of red handstamp at lower left and a little soiling, fine deep colour. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
534 £480
Surface Printed: 186778 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac CG, used with barred oval cancellation, very slight thin, otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
536 £1200
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac GG fine used with neat ''STOCK EXCHANGE/GLASGOW/JU 20/82'' thimble c.d.s's. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
537 £1050
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac HC used with neat upright ''LONDON/SP 25/82'' c.d.s. cancellation, slight soiling otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
538 £1700
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on blued paper 1 brown-lilac GF used with ''GLASGOW/MR 19/83'' c.d.s., pressed horizontal crease, of fine appearance. S.G. 132, cat. 10,000. Photo.
539 £1700
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 1 brown-lilac CH used with neat ''YORK ST./MANCHESTER/SP 26/83'' c.d.s., bent corner perf., trace of thinning in top margin, of fine appearance. S.G. 136, cat. 9,000. Photo.
540 £350
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 1 brown-lilac EA, used with part London barred oval, has ''H & B'' perfin, minor crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 136. Photo.
541 £980
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AB, used with part ''LITTLE SUSSEX/29 SE/94/W'' and faint boxed mark, fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
542 £3000
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BE fresh unmounted mint, small surface rubbing touched in at lower right, usual natural gum wrinkles and minor gum blemishes or skips, otherwise fine, two German guarantee handstamps on reverse. S.G. 137, cat. 14,000. Photo.
543 £1100
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BE, used with neat ''GLASGOW/JA 2/96'' c.d.s., trace of blue crayon partially erased from upper right and some short perfs. at top otherwise fine with good strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
544 £1000
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BH used with central upright ''BELFAST/AP 15/91'' c.d.s., red crayon marks, minor corner crease, otherwise fine, good strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
545 £1350
Surface Printed: 188283 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BM, used with neat, slightly oily ''GLASGOW/AP 5/94'' c.d.s., very fine, strong bright colour, three collectors marks on reverse. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
546 £1000
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange CH used with ''REGISTERED/THREADNEEDLE ST. B.O. E.C./20 JA 98'' oval datestamp, pressed creases at right and somewhat soiled. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
547 £1000
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DM used with central upright ''BELFAST/AP 8/85'' c.d.s., small stains and pressed vertical crease at left, good strong colour. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
548 | £1150
Surface Printed: 1873-80 used collection on leaves incl. 21/2d. rosy mauve wmk. anchor plate 1 (4), plate 2 (4), plate 3 (3), wmk. orb all plates incl. plate 3 (3), plate 17 (3), 3d. all plates incl. plate 20 (3), 4d. vermilion (5), 4d. sage-green plate 15 (5), plate 16 (4), 4d. grey-brown (5, one re-perforated at left), 6d. plate 17 (4), 8d. (7), 1s. green (20), 1s. orange-brown (4), etc., varied condition, some with c.d.s. cancellations. (148)
550 £9000
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark anchor on blued paper 21/2d. rosy-mauve plate 2 EJ-FK block of four, exceptionally fine and fresh mint with large part original gum, FK unmounted, a great rarity, the only mint multiple of this stamp that we know of. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. 138, Spec. J2a, cat. 32,000+ (as singles). Photo.
551 £600
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark anchor on white paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 LH-FL error of lettering, used on small piece, tied by ''458'' (Lincoln) four bar oval, centred a little low, otherwise a very fine and attractive example. S.G. 140, Spec. J2b, cat. 2,600. Photo.
553 £110
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark orb 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 17 AB, variety watermark inverted, good used with ''A02'' numeral cancellation, a few blunt perfs., scarce. S.G. Spec. J18a, cat. 750. Photo.
555 £110
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 6d. grey plate 13 TE, a fresh mint wing margined example, fine appearance. S.G. 146, cat. 600. Photo.
557 £2700
Surface Printed: 187380 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 16 KK-LL fine and fresh mint top marginal block of four with watermark inverted, superb mint with full original gum, very rare. S.G. 153Wi, J65c, unpriced (normal block cat. 7,500). Photo.
559 | £350
Surface Printed: 1880-83 used selection on leaves incl. 3d. plate 20 (3), plate 21 (5), 3d. on 3d. (4), 6d. on 6d. (5), 1s. plate 13 (4), plate 14 (4), etc., varied condition, some with c.d.s. cancellations. (59)
561 £380
Surface Printed: 1880-81 'Provisional Issue' 11/2d. Venetian red in an unmounted mint block of four, displaying a misplaced watermark, light crease effecting lower right stamp, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 167, Spec. K4, cat. 1100. Photo.
563 £80
Surface Printed: 1881 die 2 16 dots 1d. bluish-lilac, mint, good condition. S.G. 172a, cat. 475. Photo.
564 £480
Surface Printed: 1881 die II 16 dots 1d. lilac variety printed on both sides, with watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. K8ha, cat. 900+. Photo.
568 £300
Surface Printed: 188384 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac FD mint with large part original gum, some discolouration at top and surface rubbing, a good example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. 175, cat. 6,750. Photo.
570 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. lilac LH fine used with ''BALLINA/AP 19/84'' c.d.s. cancellation. Brandon certificate (1997). S.G. 175, cat. 1,400. Photo.
572 £380
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. deep lilac LE, 5s. rose EC and 10s. pale ultramarine NF (gum crease), mainly fine mint. S.G. 179, 181, 183a. Photo.
575 | £180
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper used selection with 2s.6d. (3, one with small tear), 5s. pair, and 10s. (3), varied condition, some creases mainly neat cancellations. (8)
578 £400
Surface Printed: 188384 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac EA, fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 178, cat. 600+. Photo.
580 £400
Surface Printed: 188384 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt JF, used with indistinct cancellation, slightly soiled otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. 182, cat. 8,250. Photo.
581 £720
1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine AH, a fresh lightly mounted mint example, minor wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 183, cat. 2,250. Photo.
584 £700
1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. pale ultramarine HC, a fresh mint example, minor wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 183a, cat. 2,500. Photo.
588 £250
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac AC used with registered oval datestamps, imperfections incl. slight creasing and soiling. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
589 £400
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac KC used with squared circle cancellation, small crease at top, handstamps on reverse, good colour. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
590 £190
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac MD used with oval cancellations with traces of red crayon, repaired, good appearance. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
591 £380
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac OB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, slightly rubbed at left, some original gum. S.G. 185s, cat. 2,800. Photo.
592 £400
Surface Printed: 1884 1 imperforate forgery PB-QB vertical pair in black on thick proof like surfaced paper, most unusual. Photo.
593 £170
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac QB used with ''MIDDLESBROUGH/DE 6/87'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, trace of red crayon at right and on reverse, pressed vertical crease. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
594 £520
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac SA used with part Gracechurch St. oval cancellations, toned perf. at top otherwise fine, good colour. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
596 £400
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac IC used with ''PORTMADOC/FE 26/89'' c.d.s. and boxed ''C.H.B./G.P.O.'' cancellations, minor imperfections otherwise fine, good colour. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
597 £350
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac JA, fine used with barred oval cancellations. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
598 £500
1883 - 84 ""Lilac and Green"" Issue: 1/2d. to 1s. mint set (4d. and 1s. unused), incl. 9d. DK, fine mint with part original gum, with watermark sideways inverted, good to fine. S.G. 187-196. Photo.
599 £1400
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set in very fine and fresh unmounted mint blocks of four, one 10d. with small blue ink mark, excellent colours. (56). S.G. between 197 & 214, cat. 3,800+. Photo.
600 | £350
1887 - 92 ""Jubilee"" Issue: 1/2d. to 1s., an unmounted mint basic set on stock cards with a selection of additional specialised shades incl. 3d. deep purple on yellow paper, 6d. deep purple on rose-red paper, mainly very fine and fresh. (18)
601 £230
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set, with 1/2d. vermilion shade, 21/2d. very lightly mounted, the others all unmounted, occasional gum wrinkle and 1s. green and carmine with light tone spot on reverse otherwise fine and fresh. (15) Photo.
604 £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 11/2d. dull purple and pale green imprimatur, fine and fresh with large part original gum. Ex Bury. S.G. Spec. K29, cat. 725. Photo.
605 £220
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 2d. green and scarlet, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 199, cat. 550. Photo.
606 £500
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 2d. yellow-green and carmine imprimatur, fine and fresh with good colour, large part original gum. Ex Bury, R.P.S. certificate (2011). S.G. Spec. K30, cat. 725. Photo.
607 £260
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 21/2d. purple on blue imprimatur, fine and fresh with part original gum, Ex Bury. S.G. Spec. K31, cat. 725. Photo.
608 £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 21/2d. deep purple on blue, with variety watermark inverted, used, indistinct oily cancellation, soiled, otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 201wi, cat. 1,250. Photo.
609 £500
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 3d. purple on yellow imprimatur, fine and fresh with large part original gum, Ex Chartwell. S.G. Spec. K32, cat. 725. Photo.
610 £580
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 3d. purple on orange, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 204, cat. 1,300. Photo.
611 £400
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 5d. dull purple and blue die 1 imprimatur, very fine and fresh with large part original gum with pencil number ''4'' and slight ink offset, Ex Chartwell. S.G. Spec. K35, cat. 800. Photo.
613 £500
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 6d. purple on rose-red imprimatur, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. K37, cat. 850. Photo.
614 £820
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 10d. dull purple and deep dull carmine unmounted mint interpanneau corner pair, in a bright carmine (F) shade, fine and very fresh with exceptional colour. R.P.S. certificiate (2013). S.G. 210a, Spec. K39(2), cat. 1,600+. Photo.
615 £480
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1s. dull green imprimatur, very fine and fresh with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. K40, cat. 800. Photo.
616 £220
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green AB used with Lombard St. c.d.s. cancellation, short perf. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
617 £800
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green DC very lightly mounted mint, gum a little toned and small wrinkles, minor perf. imperfections, fine colour. S.G. 212, cat. 3,600. Photo.
618 £130
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green ED good used with registered c.d.s's, bent corner perf. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
619 £180
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green IC used with two c.d.s. cancellations, trace of thinning in top margin, of fine appearance. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
620 £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green KC with sheet margin at top good used with registered oval datestamps, crease in margin. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
621 £110
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green NA fine used with registered oval datestamps. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
623 £1650
Surface Printed: 188792 'Jubilee' 1 green RB unmounted mint, a couple of trivial gum wrinkles otherwise very fine and fresh with excellent perfs. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 212, cat. 7,500. Photo.
624 | £550
Officials: A mainly used collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue with 1890 5s. FH with ''SPECIMEN'' overprint type 9, Government Parcels 1883-86 9d., Royal Household 1902 1/2d. and 1d., etc., varied condition. (53)
625 | £220
Officials: A Q.V. to K.E.VII mint and used selection (not all guaranteed) incl. I.R. Q.V. 1/2d. pale green mint, 6d. grey used (2, one on piece), Army Q.V. 6d. mint, K.E.VII 6d. mint (3), Govt. Parcels K.E.VII 9d. mint, etc., varied condition. (22)
626 | £1650
Officials: A used Q.V. and K.E.VII collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue with 1892 1 green SB, 1902 K.E.VII 1 blue-green forgery, Government Parcels, Royal Household 1902 1/2d. and 1d., etc., mixed condition. (77)
628 £300
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1885 1s. dull green IH, used, slightly faded, scarce. Hendon certificate (1997). S.G. O7, cat. 1,800. Photo.
629 £600
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1890 5s. rose EC on white paper overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, very fine and fresh with gum. S.G. O9s, cat. 1,600. Photo.
630 £600
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1890 10s. cobalt DC on white paper overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, regummed, few short perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. O9c, cat. 4,200. Photo.
631 | £75
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1888 1/2d. vermilion used on outward half of Removal Notice from Edinburgh to Liverpool, return half with ''OFFICIAL PAID'' c.d.s. in red and Inland Revenue Edinburgh logo, scarce.
632 £120
Officials: Office of Works: 1902-03 2d. yellowish-green and carmine-red, fine used. R.P.S. certificate (2001). S.G. O38, cat 400. Photo.
635 | £1650
King Edward VII: A mint and used accumulation on stockpages with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, with singles and some multiples, range of shades, mint incl. 1/2d. and 1d. controls, 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached, 11/2d. and 21/2d. blocks of four, 5d. (12, incl. a block of six), 6d. (7), 7d. block of six, 9d. (7), 10d. (4), 1s. (4), 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2), 10s., range of used, mostly with c.d.s. cancellations to 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (6), 10s. (2), also Officials mint and used (not guaranteed), etc., varied condition with some creases, occasional tone spot, some of the mint unmounted. (187 items)
637 | £550
King Edward VII: A selection on stockleaves with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, mainly mint with a range of shades incl. 1d. multiples, 3d. (11), 4d. orange block of four, 9d. (5), 10d. (10), 5s., a few used, also some K.G.V multiples mint incl. 1911 die 1A 1/2d. block of 24, die 1B 1d. block of nine and control strip of 12 (folded), etc., mixed condition with some creases or tone spots, some unmounted. (148)
638 | £720
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. mint (3), 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline-rose used on piece, 1911-13 to 1s. mint (3), shades, etc., mixed condition. (141)
639 | £600
King Edward VII: 1902-13 a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 1 used, 1911-13 Somerset House to 1 used, some mint controls, shades, etc., varied condition. (86)
640 £420
King Edward VII: A mint selection with 1902-10 De La Rue 2s.6d. lilac, 5s. bright carmine unmounted with margin at foot (mounted in margin), and 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine, varied condition, the last with vertical creases. S.G. 260, 263, 318. Photo.
641 | £450
King Edward VII: A selection of used high values with 2s.6d. (7), 5s. (4), 10s. and 1 (2), with c.d.s. or registered oval cancellations, varied condition, one 1 with thin and creases. (14)
642 | £260
King Edward VII: A selection of used high values with 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (2), 10s. and 1, mostly De La Rue printings, varied condition, with c.d.s. cancellations. (10)
643 | £140
King Edward VII: A mint collection of the 4d. and 5d. values on leaves with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings, with 4d. green and brown (5), 4d. orange (8) and 5d. (8), range of shades, varied condition. (21)
644 £290
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. cerise, perf. 14 colour trial on gummed paper watermarked Crown, perf. imperfections, otherwise fine with part original gum, S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
648 | £50
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. rose-carmine in a mint block of four, the lower pair unmounted, also 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. deep rose-red in an unmounted mint ''A 11'' (w) control strip of three, some gum wrinkles and bends. Each with Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M5(4), M6(2), cat. 185.
649 £500
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. pale rose-carmine plate 36 [R. 20/8-11] lower marginal ''F7'' control strip of four with the ''F7'' control almost completely omitted (see footnote in S.G. Spec. vol. 2, page 26), very fine and fresh unmounted mint, very scarce. Hendon certificate (2008). Photo.
650 £150
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1d. intense bright scarlet unmounted mint with sheet margin at left, gum bend (and in margin) otherwise fine and very fresh, a rare shade with fine colour, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 875. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M5 var. Photo.
651 £210
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 11/2d. slate-purple and green in an unmounted mint block of six (3 x 2) with sheet margin at right, gum wrinkles affecting three otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. 222, Spec. M8(2), cat. 540+. Photo.
652 £50
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 2d. pale greyish green and scarlet-vermilion mint, rather large hinge remainder otherwise fine. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M11(3), cat. 280. Photo.
653 £350
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 3d. deep purple on orange-yellow in an unmounted mint block of ten (5 x 2) with sheet margin at top, two with some creasing and a few light gum bends otherwise fine and very fresh. S.G. 232b, Spec. M19(2), cat. 800+. Photo.
654 £400
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 4d. brown-orange in an unmounted mint block of four, top right stamp with small fault otherwise fine and fresh, scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. 239, Spec. M25(1), cat. 1,400+. Photo.
656 £120
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10d. slate-purple and carmine-pink, slight paper flaw on reverse, otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. 254, Spec. M42(3), cat. 500. Photo.
657 £50
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and bright carmine (F), fine mint, scarce, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 175. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M45 var. Photo.
658 £210
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine-pink fine and fresh unmounted mint. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M45(3), cat. 500. Photo.
659 £450
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1s. dull green and carmine on chalky in an unmounted mint top left corner block of four (mounted in margin), fine and fresh. S.G. 257a, Spec. M46(1), cat. 840+. Photo.
660 | £400
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 used, two examples of each value, also 2s.6d. mint (pressed creases), varied condition. (9)
661 £800
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 5s. deep bright carmine, a fine and fresh unmounted mint horizontal pair from the top left corner of the sheet, superb colour. S.G. 264, Spec. M51(2), cat. 1,750. Photo.
662 £780
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 265, cat. 2,000. Photo.
663 £290
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine mint, a few slightly short perfs. otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 265, cat. 850. Photo.
664 £550
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green mint, a few lightly toned perfs. on reverse and thinned perf. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. 2,000. Photo.
665 £400
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green mint, light overall gum toning and light vertical crease, fine appearance. S.G. 266, cat. 2,000. Photo.
666 £380
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green mint with margin at left, light creasing at right and some toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat 2,000. Photo.
667 £230
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green mint, light creasing at left and some gum wrinkles, a few short perfs. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat 2,000. Photo.
668 £650
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green lower left corner vertical pair used with neat central ''GUERNSEY/MR 18/11'' c.d.s. cancellations, top stamp with a little staining on reverse and two creases in left margin otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 266, cat. 1,600+. Photo.
669 £180
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green fine used with central Guernsey c.d.s. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
670 £160
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with ''GUERNSEY/MR 11/11'' thimble c.d.s., handstamps on reverse, short perf. at right and small surface stains on King's head, fine appearance. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
671 £200
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green good used with ''LOMBARD ST. B.O./E.C./29 JA/04'' c.d.s., some light staining at foot. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
672 £110
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with neat large part Jersey c.d.s., trace of violet at top and a few blunted perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
673 £120
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with neat part ''GUERNSEY/JY 13/11'' c.d.s., small fault at top left. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
674 £95
King Edward VII: 190210 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, used with two oval registered datestamps, slight crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. 800. Photo.
676 £50
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. bright green mint, natural diagonal gum creases otherwise fine, very lightly mounted. S.G. 271, cat. 275. Photo.
677 £120
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. dull yellow-green booklet pane of five stamps with St. Andrew's Cross label, watermark inverted, fresh mint, perfs. trimmed at base, mounted on two stamps. S.G. 270a, Spec. MB4a, cat. 750. Photo.
678 £130
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. very deep rose-red in an unmounted mint strip of three with interpanneau margin at foot, some bends or wrinkles otherwise fine and fresh, scarce shade with fine colour, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 525 as singles. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M6 var. Photo.
679 £240
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. pale rose-red in an unmounted mint corner block of four with interpanneau margin at foot, light vertical creases otherwise fine, a scarce shade, listed in the Hendon Stamp Co. specialised catalogue (2010), retail price 980 as singles. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M6 var. Photo.
680 £260
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. deep rose-carmine in a mint lower right corner pair (folded through vertical perfs. between stamps) with ''A 11'' control, from plate 34c, a little toning at foot of margin on reverse otherwise fine with good strong colour, the left stamp unmounted, very scarce. Hendon certificate (2013) for a strip of three. S.G. Spec. M6(6), cat. 1,000+. Photo.
681 £1000
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 21/2d. bright blue with watermark inverted, very fine and fresh unmounted mint from the lower left corner marginal, shows plate marking under ''2'' from plate 12. S.G. 276Wi, Spec. M17a, cat. 1,700.
685 £420
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. dark purple and green (GBF) fine and fresh mint. Hendon certificate 2009). S.G. Spec. M10(9). Photo.
686 £210
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 11/2d. deep plum and deep green in a mint left margin interpanneau block of four, light pencil note in margin, some gum wrinkles mainly in margin and a few blunted perfs. at top otherwise fine and fresh, an attractive multiple of this scarce shade. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M10(6), cat. 900 as singles. Photo.
687 £450
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 7d. deep slate-grey in a mint block of ten (2 x 5) with sheet margin at foot, usual light gum wrinkles and a few split perfs. otherwise fine and fresh, mounted in margin and on top left stamp, the others unmounted, very scarce multiple. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M38(1), cat. 1,920+. Photo.
688 £380
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 9d. reddish purple and light blue in an unmounted mint lower left corner block of four (mounted in margin), fine and fresh. S.G. 306, Spec. M41(1), cat. 800+. Photo.
689 £350
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 9d. deep plum and blue in an unmounted mint lower left corner block of six (3 x 2, mounted in margin), pencil note on reverse of margin, a few small gum bends otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 307a, Spec. M41(5), cat. 750+. Photo.
690 £500
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink, a very fine and fresh unmounted SE corner pair H2a/D(1a) with cuts under 11th. R.P.S. certificate (2011). S.G. 310, Spec. M44(5), cat. 1,000+. Photo.
691 £60
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and carmine in a mint lower right corner pair with interpanneau margin below, rather heavy hinge remainder and some gum wrinkles, attractive. S.G. 311, cat. 160. Photo.
692 £120
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull reddish purple unmounted mint with margin at foot, a few light gum bends or wrinkles and some perfs. just blunted at top otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 316, cat. 600. Photo.
693 £260
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 5s. carmine plate 1a SE corner pair from lower pane with 1911 date cuts, slight margin imperfections, left stamp with slight crease, otherwise fine and fresh mint. S.G. 318, Spec. M52, cat. 1,000. Photo.
694 £190
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 5s. carmine-red, a fine used block of four with ''GUERNSEY/SP 14/12'' c.d.s's, fine. S.G. Spec. M52(1), cat. 900. Photo.
695 £1000
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue, a superb unmounted mint example from the top of the sheet (hinge mark in margin). S.G. 319, cat. 2,100. Photo.
696 £420
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. deep blue mint, rather heavy hinge remainder and light vertical gum bend otherwise fine and fresh with good deep colour, scarce shade. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. M54(3), cat. 1,100. Photo.
697 £350
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green, fresh mint with virtually full original gum, light gum creases or wrinkles. S.G. 320, cat. 2,000. Photo.
698 £230
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 1 deep green mint, light vertical crease and toned. S.G. 320, cat 2,000. Photo.
699 £140
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 1 deep green fine used with neat 1912 Guernsey c.d.s. and a small part second at top right. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
701 £270
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat 1912 Guernsey c.d.s., a little light creasing, fine appearance. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
702 £110
King Edward VII: 191113 Somerset House 1 deep green used with part c.d.s. cancellation, handstamp on reverse, light pressed crease in lower right corner, fine appearance. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
703 £260
King Edward VII: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1906 2s.0d. booklet complete, all panes with inverted watermarks, label pane and two other 1/2d. panes with a little light toning on reverse, all panes with well above average perfs., front cover with crease otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BA2, cat. 2,000. Photo.
704 | £1050
King George V: A mainly mint collection on leaves, incl. 1912 (Aug.) 1d. with no cross on Crown, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 9d. olive-green mint (3), 1913 watermark Mult. Royal Cypher 1/2d. (2) and 1d., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. amd 10s., 1924-26 watermark Block Cypher with sideways set, inverted 21/2d. to 9d., 1934 re-engraved set, 1934-36 Photogravure watermark sideway set, etc., varied condition. (253)
705 | £800
King George V: An unmounted mint collection (a few mounted in margins) in a hingeless Lighthouse album (with Q.V. and K.E.VII leaves), incl. Downey Heads, 1912-24 to 1s., a few with controls incl. 9d. green, 6d. perf. 14, 1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d. with excellent perfs., 1924-26 to 1s., 1/2d. to 2d. wmk. sideways, Wembley sets, 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. to 11/2d. wmk. sideways and wmk. inverted sets, 1934-36 to 1s., etc., occasional small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. (80)
706 | £650
King George V: A mainly mint collection of controls, incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher 1d. ''W 24'' imperf., 2d. ''T 22'' imperf. and perf., 2d. die II ''W 24'' imperf. and perf., 5d. ''V 23'' perf., etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
707 £220
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Hentschel zinc block die proof essays for colour only: Second Proof: 6d. in deep purple on white wove gummed paper (37 x 42mm.), inscribed ''M.B./39'' and ''Deep Purple'', fine. Photo.
708 £120
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in grey-green on white paper (38 x 48mm.), inscribed ''M.B./6'', creased corner, and 3d. in brown on white paper (46 x 52mm.), inscribed ''W/18'', creased. Photo.
709 £120
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in red on white paper (38 x 47mm.), inscribed ''W/4'', fine. Photo.
710 £100
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in brown on white paper (44 x 52mm.), inscribed ''W/9'', fine. Photo.
711 £120
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in yellow-green on white paper (38 x 48mm.), inscribed ''W/15'', fine. Photo.
712 £120
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in violet on white paper (47 x 55mm.), stamped ''MB/10'', fine. Photo.
713 £85
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: 1910 Half Tone Essays: Large Format: 3d. in brown on yellow paper (36 x 40mm.), without inscription, fine. Photo.
714 | £680
King George V: A mint collection of 1/2d. Downey Heads with most dies and shades represented incl. die 1A watermark crown bluish green, unmounted, with R.P.S. certificate (1988) for a block of four, die 1B watermark crown bluish green, unmounted, R.P.S. certificate (1988), very deep green, unmounted, die 1B simple cypher overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, die II watermark crown with variety 'no cross on crown', mostly unmounted, fine.
715 | £750
King George V: A mint collection of 1d. Downey Heads with most dies and shades represented incl. die 2 watermark crown very deep bright scarlet, unmounted (creased), R.P.S. certificate (1986) for a block of six, scarlet vermillion, unmounted, die 2 multiple cypher watermark sideways (unmounted), die 2 multiple cypher imperforate pair, mainly unmounted, fine.
716 | £90
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: A mint selection of singles and multiples incl. die 1B wmk. Royal Cypher 1/2d. part booklet pane block of four and 1d. pane of six wmk. inverted, die 1B 1d. imperf. plate proof in carmine on chalk-surfaced paper without wmk. with full gum (R.P.S. certificate, 2005), die 2 wmk. Crown 1/2d. and 1d. no cross on crown varieties, etc., mixed condition. (10 items)
717 | £170
King George V: 191112 Downey Heads: A selection of die 1B booklet panes comprising wmk. Crown inverted 1d. carmine, and wmk. Cypher both upright and inverted 1/2d. pale green and 1d. scarlet, lightly mounted or unmounted, some trimmed perfs. as usual. S.G. Spec. NB3a, NB2, a, NB5, a, cat. 1,330.
718 £210
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. green buff coil leader (C), inscribed ''1,000 1/2d. STAMPS. Price 2 1 10/ DELIVERY TOP END FIRST'' in green, with two stamps attached, plus coil end with four stamps attached, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. N4. Photo.
719 £450
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. green buff coil leader (G), inscribed ''500 1/2d. STAMPS./DELIVERY TOP END FIRST./Price 1 0 11'' in green, with two stamps attached, plus coil end with two stamps attached, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. N6. Photo.
720 | £2300
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher: A mint collection of controls, incl. 1/2d. ''W 24'' perf., 1d. ''W 24'' imperf. and perf., 2d. die II ''W 24'' imperf., 2d.. ''D 14'' perf., ''S 22'' perf., 4d. ''S 21'' perf., ''U 22'' imperf., 9d. agate ''Q 20'' perf., 9d. olive-green (5), 1s. ''K 17'' perf., etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
722 £130
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. blue-green in a mint ''I 16'' corner block of six (3 x 2), variety watermark inverted and reversed, gum bends and wrinkles and top right stamp with small ink mark on reverse otherwise fine and fresh, the lower three stamps unmounted, rare control for this shade. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N14(14)e, cat. 300+. Photo.
724 £550
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. pink in an unmounted mint block of four with interpanneau margin at top, diagonal bend otherwise fine and fresh, a scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N16(10), cat. (as singles) 1,400. Photo.
725 £80
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. orange-vermilion, an unmounted mint lower right corner example, gum bends in margin and small tear at extreme corner, stamp fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. Spec. N16(15), cat. 225. Photo.
727 £450
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 1d. rose-red in an attractive bright shade, in an unmounted mint ''J 17'' control block of six, usual light gum wrinkles, a fine and fresh multiple of this recorded shade, unlisted in S.G. Spec. Hendon certificate (2013) ''bright rose-red''. S.G. Spec. N16 var. Photo.
728 | £110
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety wmk. inverted and reversed in a top of sheet block of 24 (12 x 2), folded through central perfs. with a few split, some affected by gum bends or wrinkles, unmounted mint. S.G. 362Wk, cat. 360+.
729 £1400
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown control ''18'' (''K'' omitted) perf. margin strip of three, unmounted mint, fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. cat. 2,250. Photo.
730 £1400
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown control ''18'' (''K'' omitted) in a mint block of six (3 x 2) with imperf. margin, some gum bends otherwise fine, the lower strip of three unmounted, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. cat. 2,250. Photo.
731 £1500
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. red-brown control ''18'' (''K'' omitted) in a mint block of six (3 x 2) with perf. margin, some gum bends and wrinkles otherwise fine, the lower strip of three unmounted, very scarce. B.P.A. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. cat. 2,250. Photo.
732 £280
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. chocolate in an unmounted mint ''M 18'' control single (mounted in margin), light gum bend, fine and fresh with good colour. Hendon certificate (2013) states ''very scarce with M 18 control''. S.G. Spec. N18(7), cat. 450+. Photo.
733 £420
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. brown, an unmounted mint lower left corner example (mounted in margin), gum wrinkle otherwise fine, scarce. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (1991) for a strip of three. S.G. Spec. N18(8), cat. 600. Photo.
734 | £250
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. in an unmounted mint block of four with sheet margin at right, the lower right stamp with ''PENCF'' error, a few gum bends otherwise fine, another mounted mint example in pair with normal, and a pair showing the error repaired, mounted mint in pair with normal.
735 £150
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. cobalt blue variety watermark inverted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the top of the sheet, minor gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. 372Wi, cat. 480. Photo.
736 £600
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. used on the first day of issue cancelled ''INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION /ROYAL HORTICULTURAL HALL/OC 18 12'' handstamps, very fine. Photo.
737 £65
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. pale blue imperforate horizontal pair overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, with gum, left with diagonal bend not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N21v, cat. 400. Photo.
739 £650
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue, an unmounted mint example with sheet margin at right (mounted in margin, folded through perfs.), fine and scarce. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 373a, Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,700. Photo.
740 £270
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d. dull Prussian blue mint, a few minute thin spots at top, diagonal bend otherwise fine, R.P.S. certificate (1959). S.G. 373a, Spec. N21(17), cat. 1,000 Photo.
741 £100
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. very deep violet, a marginal single with ''T 22'' control, stain spot at foot of margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. N22(10), cat. 180+. Photo.
742 | £320
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 3d. violet variety wmk. inverted and reversed in an unmounted mint top of sheet block of 24 (12 x 2, mounted in margin), folded through central perfs., some affected by gum bends or wrinkles. S.G. 375Wk, cat. 960+.
743 £260
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 6d. purple perf 14 in a mint ''R.21'' control strip of three, with watermark type II, pencil note on reverse of margin, fine with the centre stamp unmounted, very rare and believed to be the unique recorded ''R.21'' control strip with watermark type II, not listed in S.G. Spec. Clear R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N26(6)e var. Photo.
744 £450
King George V: 191224 watermark Royal cypher 9d. very deep agate unmounted mint, a few perfs. a little blunted otherwise fine and fresh with good intense colour, scarce. Hendon certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N29(4), cat. 900. Photo.
745 £350
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 9d. olive-green variety watermark inverted with sheet margin at foot, light overall gum toning and small gum wrinkle otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 393aWi, cat. 1,200. Photo.
746 £1500
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 10d. turquoise-blue variety watermark inverted, fine mint, very scarce. S.G. 394Wi, cat. 2,500. Photo.
748 | £230
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher: Booklet Panes: A selection of voucher booklet panes with London E.C. type ''I'' cancellations comprising 1/2d. wmk. inverted, 1d. (3, two wmk. inverted), 11/2d. wmk. upright, 2d. die I wmk. inverted and die II wmk. upright, mixed perfs. as usual. S.G. Spec. NB6av, NB7v, av, NB8v, NB10at, NB11s, cat. 1,550. (7)
749 | £290
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher selection with 1/2d. coil join pair and four singles mint, pair and single used, and 1d. mint and used, varied condition, some with toned gum, mixed perfs. S.G. 397-398. (9 items)
750 £210
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. and 1d. unmounted mint, 1d. with a few specks of adhesion on reverse, 1/2d. with clipped perfs. at right, light overall gum toning. S.G. 397-8, cat. 600. Photo.
751 £130
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. coil join pair, a couple of slightly short perfs. at top otherwise fine unmounted mint with good perfs. S.G. 397, Spec. N15e, cat. 500+. Photo.
753 £450
King George V: 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1d. scarlet with variety watermark inverted, fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (2011). S.G. 398a, cat. 1,100, S.G. Spec. N17(1)c. Photo.
754 | £320
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: A mainly used selection, incl. 1913 Waterlow 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint (3), 1918-19 Bradbury 5s. (6), 1934 re-engraved 10s., shades, etc., varied condition. (30)
755 | £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A used selection incl. 1913 Waterlow 1 green and 1 dull blue-green, 1915 De La Rue 10s. (3), shades, etc., mixed condition. (25)
756 | £600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: A used selection incl. 1913 Waterlow 10s., 1915 De La Rue 5s. and 10s., 1918-19 Bradbury 10s. (9) incl. a block of four on cloth piece (two with faults), etc., fair to fine, mainly with c.d.s. cancellations. (21)
757 £5000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1973 reprint by Bradbury Wilkinson of Stage 6, this being the master die proof from which the die proofs were created for the four values. Printed in deep blue on laid paper (89 x 64mm.) for the 1973 B.P.E. souvenir sheet and this is only one of three created. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson archive. R.P.S. certificate (2004). Photo.
758 £1700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. very deep sepia-brown (Vandyke brown) superb fresh unmounted mint from the right of the sheet, a scarce shade. Brandon certificate (2005), S.G. Spec. N63(1), cat. 3,000. Photo.
759 £900
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. deep sepia-brown, an unmounted mint vertical pair from the top left corner of the sheet, a few minor gum wrinkles, otherwise very fine. S.G. 399, Spec. N63(2), cat. 1,500. Photo.
761 £2400
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. pale rose-carmine, an exceptionally fine and fresh mint block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, well centred, lower pair is unmounted, superb and rare in this condition. S.G. 401, Spec. N66(2), cat. 3800+. Photo.
762 £2600
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 29, very fine and fresh with full original gum, very rare, believed to be one of only three in private hands. B.P.A. certificate (1999). S.G. Spec. N69u. Photo.
763 £1050
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue unmounted mint with sheet margin at left (mounted in margin), minute gum disturbance at top left, fine and fresh, well centred with good perfs. S.G. 402, cat. 2,000. Photo.
764 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue, fresh mint from the right of the sheet, fine. S.G. 402, cat. 950. Photo.
766 £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue fine and fresh mint from the left of the sheet. S.G. 402, cat. 950. Photo.
767 £150
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue fine used with light c.d.s. cancellations, excellent colour. S.G. 402, cat. 450. Photo.
768 £280
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo fine used with light c.d.s. cancellation, excellent deep colour. S.G. Spec. N69(2), cat. 550. Photo.
769 £900
King George V: Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 colour trial in yellowish-green overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24 from the National Postal Museum Archives, fine with full gum (unmounted). Photo.
770 £1900
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green unmounted mint, light gum bend, fine and fresh, well centred with good perfs. S.G. 403, cat. 4,800. Photo.
771 £1000
King George V: Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, fine and fresh mint, a few minor wrinkles. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
772 £1250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green mint with sheet margin at left, gum a little sweated, some gum wrinkles and light corner bend, well centred with good strong colour. S.G. 403, cat. 3,000. Photo.
773 £600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, attractive with neat ''GUERNSEY'' c.d.s. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
774 £650
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green very fine used with neat central c.d.s., small handstamps on reverse, well centred with good perfs. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
775 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with registered oval cancellations, well centred. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
776 £350
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green with part sheet margin at top, used with neat c.d.s., light overall toning, good perfs. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
777 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with indistinct Registered datestamps, a few slightly short perfs., crease at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat 1,250. Photo.
778 £650
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 deep green used with neat Guernsey c.d.s., handstamp on reverse, bent corner perf. and a few others slightly blunted, fine deep colour. S.G. Spec. N72(2), cat. 1,800. Photo.
780 £11000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, a very fine and fresh unmounted mint marginal block of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, good centring and excellent colour and perfs., few usual gum wrinkles S.G. 404, Spec. N72(3). Photo.
781 £1700
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, a fresh imperceptibly mounted mint example from the lower right corner of the sheet, very fine appearance. S.G. 404, cat. 4,800. Photo.
782 £1050
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, a fresh mint example from the lower right corner of the sheet, slight gum bends and toning, otherwise very fine appearance, very lightly mounted. S.G. 404, cat. 4,800. Photo.
785 £220
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 407, cat. 650. Photo.
786 £1400
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown (worn plate), a very fine and fresh mint lower right corner marginal block of four, natural gum wrinkles, three are unmounted. Photo.
787 £5000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown with reversed watermark, the upper two rows of the sheet divided into two blocks of four and rejoined with hinge in top margin, the watermark also misplaced with the cypher showing in the right sheet margin and with full reversed ''POSTAGE'' in the top margin, stamps mainly very fine unmounted mint (two with gum crease), spectacular exhibition item. Right block with B.P.A. certificate (1978). S.G. Spec. N64(6)g. Photo.
788 £380
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown imperforate colour trial, fine marginal vertical pair from the right of the sheet, natural paper crease affecting upper stamp, lower unit unmounted. Ex Chartwell. S.G. Spec. N64, cat. 1,800. Photo.
789 £290
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. yellow-brown unmounted mint with sheet margin at right, a few perfs. just slightly blunted otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 406, cat. 550. Photo.
790 £850
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. cinnamon-brown, diagonal gum wrinkle, otherwise fine and fresh unmounted mint, rare. B.P.A. certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. N64(9), cat. 2,000. Photo.
791 £820
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (''Seal brown'') in a remarkable deep shade, in a mint left margin block of four on the typical poor quality wartime paper with brownish gum, well centred with generally good perfs., fine and fresh without creasing, a spectacular Seahorse item. R.P.S. certificate (2013) for a block of six states ''deep shade''. S.G. Spec. N64(13) var. Photo.
792 £200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia unmounted mint, a few slightly short perfs. otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 408, cat. 550. Photo.
793 £140
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia, mint, with watermark inverted, filled thin and pencil note on gum. S.G. 408wi, Spec. N64(13)f, cat. 850. Photo.
794 £400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish brown, on the typical poor quality wartime paper with the usual brown gum associated with this shade, bent corner perf. otherwise fine unmounted mint, with fine colour. Photocopy of B.P.A. certificate (2007) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. N64(14), cat. 2,000. Photo.
795 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. blackish brown, on the typical poor quality wartime paper with the usual brown gum associated with this shade, small area of disturbed gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, with fine colour. Photocopy of B.P.A. certificate (2007) for a block of four. S.G. Spec. N64(14), cat. 2,000. Photo.
796 £400
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(1), cat. 1,000. Photo.
797 £380
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine unmounted mint, small gum wrinkle and a few perfs. a little blunted otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 409, cat. 1,000. Photo.
798 £750
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 5s. pale carmine (worn plate), an unmounted mint top right corner example (mounted in margin), light pencil note in corner of margin, fine and fresh, well centred. S.G. 410, Spec. N67(3), cat. 1,200. Photo.
799 £8000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. deep blue (very intense shade), a superb fresh mint block with full original gum, exceptional strong colour and very rare. Photo.
800 £600
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. deep blue, mint, very lightly mounted, peripheral toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 411, cat. 3,000. Photo.
801 £1550
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep blue in a used well centred lower left corner block of four (margin at foot cut down), each with neat Guernsey c.d.s. cancellations, slightly soiled otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 411, cat. 3,800+. Photo.
802 £820
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, very fine and fresh with full gum (unmounted), scarce. S.G. Spec. N70(1)s, cat. 1,400+. Photo.
803 £750
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. blue unmounted mint with usual patchy gum, a couple of short perfs. at top otherwise fine. S.G. 412, cat. 3,500. Photo.
805 £750
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, mint, with slightly toned dappled gum, otherwise fine and possibly unmounted. S.G. 412, Spec. N70(1), cat. 2,500. Photo.
806 £280
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue used with neat central c.d.s., a few perfs. just slightly blunted otherwise fine. S.G. 412, cat. 800. Photo.
807 £280
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue used, lightly cancelled with Jersey c.d.s., a few slightly blunted perfs. otherwise fine, well centred. Brandon certificate (2005). S.G. 412, cat. 800. Photo.
808 £220
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue used with neat c.d.s., a couple of perfs. slightly blunted and light tone spot otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. 412, cat. 800. Photo.
809 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. pale blue used with neat central c.d.s., slightly soiled otherwise fine, fine perfs. S.G. 413, cat. 800. Photo.
810 £950
King George V: Seahorses: 191518 De La Rue 10s. deep blue (worn plate), fine and fresh mint. S.G. Spec. N70(8), cat. 3,250. Photo.
811 £520
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. fine unmounted mint. S.G. 413a, 416, 417. Photo.
813 £130
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. good mint, 2s.6d. and 10s. rather off-centre, some short perfs. Photo.
814 £1000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. olive-brown plate /1Right (state 1) (philatelic plate 11), an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint complete lower row of four. S.G. Spec. N65(1). Photo.
815 £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. reddish brown, fine unmounted mint lower right marginal example (mounted in margin), overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24, Ex Chartwell. S.G. Spec. N65zb, cat. 400. Photo.
816 £1000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. reddish-brown plate 2/4Right pane (state 2) complete lower row of four showing the usual central cross absent from the lower margin and believed to be one of only three known examples of this variety, superb mint with full original gum. S.G. Spec. N65(3) var. Photo.
817 £270
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-carmine very fine and fresh unmounted mint from the top left corner of the sheet. Spec. N68(1). Photo.
818 £1400
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-red, plate 1/2Left, an exceptionally fine and fresh mint complete top row of four, usual gum wrinkles, three stamps unmounted. S.G. Spec. N68(3). Photo.
819 £1200
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-red plate 1/2Left, an exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint complete lower row of four. S.G. Spec. N68(3). Photo.
821 £1000
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 5s. rose-red, an intense shade, plate 3/4Left (philatelic plate 8), a very fine and fresh mint complete lower row of four, full original gum, the two corner stamps unmounted, minute tone spots on gum on tips of a few perfs. S.G. Spec. N68(3). Photo.
822 £2600
King George V: Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue [R. 1/1-2/2], fresh mint block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, showing re-entries [R. 1/1, R. 2/1], scarce, the paper has a faint ''ribbed'' appearance. S.G. Spec. N71, a, b. Photo.
823 £1850
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. steel blue (blackish-blue), a fine unmounted mint corner block of four from the lower left of the sheet, usual minor bends or gum wrinkles, otherwise fine with good colour, Brandon certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. 6,000. Photo.
824 £280
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. steel blue (blackish-blue), a fine used block of four, S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. 1,600. Photo.
825 £2100
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. in unmounted mint top right corner blocks of four (mounted in top margins), gum just a little 'off-white' otherwise very fine and fresh. S.G. 450-452, cat. 4,000+. Photo.
826 £190
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint with very faintly toned gum, each with sheet margins at right (mounted in margins), 10s. with light vertical bend otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 450-452, cat. 1,000. Photo.
827 | £190
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d. (48, one is mint), 5s. (21) and 10s. (15), poor to fine.
829 | £260
King George V: 191334 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved, two parcel labels, the first with 10s. block of four with a fifth stamp folded over and affixed to the other side, along with 5s., photogravure 1s. pair and K.G.VI 4d., the second with 10s. block of four with the other side bearing 2s.6d., three further 10s. (one damaged) and photogravure 10d. and 1s., London 1939 c.d.s. cancellations, some faults.
830 | £190
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher: Booklet Panes: A selection of booklet panes with 1/2d. wmk. inverted overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33P, 1/2d. and 1d. wmk. inverted with London Chief Office type J cancels, 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. panes wmk. inverted plus 11/2d. pane wmk. upright, varied condition, some trimmed perfs. S.G. Spec. NB12a-14a, NB12ax, az, NB13az, NB14, cat. 1,220. (7)
831 | £1450
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. to 1s. mint accumulation on stockleaves, singles and multiples with many controls, range of shades, incl. 11/2d. on experimental paper, part booklet panes with labels attached incl. vertical pair with green labels (used), 5d. (12) incl. block of four and control strip of three, 6d. quantity incl. multiples, 9d. (23) incl. block of eight (toned gum), control strips of three (3), ''T 33'' control single, 10d. (12) incl. block of four, control strip of three, ''V 34'' control single, 1s. (10) incl. block of four and control strip of three, wmk. sideways incl. 1d. strip of four, 11/2d. strip of four, 2d. (4), also 2d. used (3), inverted wmks. incl. 6d., etc., varied condition, some with toned gum, many unmounted. (approx. 325)
832 | £100
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. collection of mint controls in a stockbook, mostly in pairs or strips, some blocks, incl. ''B 24'' block of six perf. type 2(c) (I/I), ''V 34'' strip of three perf. type 4, range of shades, etc., varied condition. (56 items)
833 £90
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 1/2d. variety watermark sideways-inverted mint, slightly 'off-white' gum and perfs.slightly clipped at top otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 418aWi, cat. 450. Photo.
834 | £150
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 11/2d. collection of mint controls in a stockbook, mostly in pairs or strips, some blocks, incl. ''S33'' and ''T33'' corner strips of three, each with [R. 20/3] white spot on dolphin variety (S.G. Spec. N35n), range of shades, etc., varied condition, some unmounted. (70 items)
835 £270
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche pair unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 420a, cat. 750. Photo.
836 £140
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche pair unmounted mint, one with patch of lightly toned gum, lightly folded through perfs. with some previously split perfs. carefully rejoined, fine appearance. S.G. 420a, cat. 750. Photo.
837 £230
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown interpanneau tte-bche pair used, fine. S.G. Spec. N35aa, cat. 850. Photo.
838 £400
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety printed on the gummed side, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 420c, cat. 1,000. Photo.
839 £400
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown variety printed on the gummed side, with sheet margin, a couple of slightly short perfs. at top otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 420c, cat. 1,000. Photo.
840 | £270
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 21/2d. and 3d. collection of mint controls in a stockbook, mostly in singles and pairs, a few strips, with 21/2d. (24) and 3d. (13), range of shades, etc., varied condition. (37 items)
841 £1150
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 5d. brown colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, the unique ''A 24'' lower left corner marginal control block of four, fine with gum, the lower pair unmounted. Ex de Cadenet. S.G. Spec. N40s. Photo.
842 £190
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 9d. olive-green variety watermark inverted, in a mint block of four with ''A 24'' control in margin at foot, light diagonal bend affecting two otherwise fine, three stamps unmounted. S.G. 427Wi, cat. 645+. Photo.
843 £1500
King George V: 192426 watermark block cypher 10d. turquoise-blue, colour standard overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, imperforate, the unique ''A 24'' lower left corner marginal control block of four, fine with gum. Ex de Cadenet. S.G. Spec. N44t. Photo.
844 | £4200
King George V: 1924 and 1925 Wembley collection of overseas countries with Wembley slogans on leaves incl. mainly on covers and cards, incl. Australia, Bermuda, British Guiana, Jamaica, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, Malaya and States, New Zealand, North Borneo, South Africa, etc. (181 items)
845 | £5500
King George V: 1924 and 1925 Wembley collection on leaves and loose, incl. 1924 Post Office telegram bearing Palace of Industry cachet, 1925 (Mar. 24th) official envelope bearing circular red cachet ''PAID 11/2d'', business advertising vignettes, some affixed to Exhibitors letters, Waterlow and Sons labels, entry and competition tickets, ephemera, etc. (100s)
846 | £1500
King George V: 1924 and 1925 Wembley, a comprehensive collection of picture postcards on leaves, incl. Advertising cards with Anchor Line Chivers fruits, Hartley's Jam, Imperial Airways, Railway Companies, Publishing firms with Fleetway Press, ''Photochrom'', J.F. Scott, Tucks, Valentines, Exhibitors cards with Australia, Bahamas, British Guiana, Burma, Canada, Fiji, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Malaya, Malta, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, etc. (approx. 1615 items)
847 | £170
King George V: 1924 Wembley exhibition set in blocks of six and 1925 set in blocks of four, mainly fine unmounted mint. S.G. 430-433.
848 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. a selection comprising, set, watermark inverted and watermark sideways, mint and used of each, a few shades, 1/2d. with ''CO'' joined used and 1 marginal used, good to fine. (27). Photo.
850 £230
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d., all overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 33 at centre, all have some trimmed perfs., otherwise fine with gum. S.G. Spec. NCom5t-7t, cat. 1,900. Photo.
852 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. green coil leader (W), value ''2-0-0'', delivery lower end first, fine with two stamps attached, plus coil end with two stamps attached. S.G. Spec. NCom5. Photo.
853 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. green coil leader (W), value ''2-0-0'', delivery lower end first, fine with two stamps attached. S.G. Spec. NCom5. Photo.
854 £60
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d. green variety watermark inverted from sheet printing, in a mint block of six (2 x 3), three are unmounted, split perfs. between top pair otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 434Wi. Photo.
855 | £50
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1d. scarlet with variety broken ''O'' in ''CONGRESS'', also 11/2d. vertical pair, one with ''1829'' for ''1929'', good used.
856 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1d. red coil leader (X), delivery lower end first, value ''4 0 0'', with two stamps attached, fine and scarce., also with coil end with a single stamp attached. S.G. Spec. NCom6. Photo.
857 £450
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1d. wmk. sideways red coil leader (O), delivery left side first, value ''2 0 1'' amended to ''2'' with three black bars, with three stamps attached, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. NCom6b. Photo.
858 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 11/2d. purple-brown in an unmounted mint top left corner block of 18 (6 x 3, mounted in margins), [R. 2/5] with variety ''1829'' for ''1929'', a few gum bends, variety stamp fine, a scarce positional multiple. S.G. Spec. NCom7c, cat. 450+. Photo.
859 £110
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 11/2d. purple-brown with [R.2/5] ''1829'' for ''1929'' variety, fine used with part c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. Spec. NCom7c. Photo.
860 £2400
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, a fine unmounted mint example with sheet margin at foot, slightly 'off-white' gum as usual. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
861 £420
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. variety watermark inverted used with c.d.s. cancellations, lightly bent corner perf. and a couple of others slightly short otherwise fine. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 1,100. Photo.
862 £450
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. variety watermark inverted good used with c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 1,100. Photo.
863 £420
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. variety watermark inverted used with c.d.s. cancellation, slightly toned, small perf. imperfections. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 1,100. Photo.
864 £950
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black in an unmounted mint vertical pair with sheet margin at top, toned gum, bend in margin. S.G. 438. Photo.
865 £500
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine unmounted mint, gum just slightly 'off-white'. S.G. 438. Photo.
866 £500
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black with sheet margin at left (folded through perfs.), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 438. Photo.
867 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, a fine unmounted mint example from the top of the sheet, a few minor gum wrinkles. S.G. 438. Photo.
868 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, light overall gum toning and light horizontal bend otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
869 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, tiny gum thin and light overall gum toning otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
870 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, some gum bends and overall toned gum. S.G. 438. Photo.
871 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, a few light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
872 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
873 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
874 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light overall gum toning, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
875 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, light vertical bend, gum just slightly 'off-white' otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
876 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, toned perf. on reverse and a few light gum bends, slightly 'off-white' gum otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
877 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, rather large hinge remainder, slightly 'off-white' gum otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
878 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, lower right corner bend, light overall gum toning. S.G. 438. Photo.
879 £1050
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black in a used block of four with c.d.s. cancellations, folded through vertical perfs., very faintly toned otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 438. Photo.
880 £1000
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black in a used block of four with c.d.s. cancellations, folded through perfs., top left stamp with lightly toned area and lower left stamp with tone spot in corner otherwise fine, scarce multiple. S.G. 438. Photo.
881 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with c.d.s. cancellation, lightly toned. S.G. 438. Photo.
882 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with central c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
883 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat indistinct c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
884 £320
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat indistinct c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
885 £300
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with light cancellation, handstamp on reverse. S.G. 438. Photo.
886 £250
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black fine used with neat c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 438. Photo.
887 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with neat c.d.s., lightly toned with tone spot on reverse, surface stain at top. S.G. 438. Photo.
888 £200
King George V: 1929 Postal Union Congress 1 black used on piece with oval registered cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
890 | £200
King George V: 193436 photogravure: Booklet Panes: A selection of booklet panes with intermediate format 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. ''FOR SAFETY OF CAPITAL/COMMERCIAL FIXED TRUST'' advert pane with labels in brown, each with cylinder numbers, and small format wmk. upright 1/2d. (with cylinder number), 1d. and 11/2d. ''FOR SAFETY OF CAPITAL/CENTURY FIXED TRUST (see last page)'' advert pane, plus 1/2d. pane wmk. inverted, varied condition, some trimmed perfs. (7)
891 | £250
King George V: 193436 photogravure: A selection of coil leaders comprising 1/2d. (Y) in green, 1d. (X), two examples in vermilion and deep red, and 11/2d. wmk. sideways (N) in brown, along with 11/2d. coil end, varying numbers of stamps attached, a few faults, mainly fine. (5)
892 £10000
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue unmounted mint, slightly 'off-white' gum as usual, fine and fresh. R.P.S. certificate (1993). S.G. 456a, cat. 17,500. Photo.
893 | £150
Booklets: A small K.G.V to Q.E.II selection (6) incl. 1934 2s. edition 287, all panes stuck down, 1935 (July) 3s. edition 317, ink notes on inside front cover otherwise fine, 1953 (July) 2s.6d. (2), also three incomplete, etc.
895 £110
King George V: Booklets: 1915 (Nov.) 2s. booklet edition number 37, each pane with precancellation type I, 1/2d. panes wmk. upright, 1d. pane wmk. inverted, mixed perfs., one interleaf missing and minor cover imperfections otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BB7 AVC, cat. 600. Photo.
896 £80
King George V: Booklets: 1918 3s. booklet edition number 4, all watermarks upright, advertising voucher booklet with all panes cancelled by type I c.d.s's, ink stains on covers and panes and other faults. S.G. Spec. BB18 AVC, cat. 600. Photo.
897 £180
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 103, all panes with inverted wmk., 3s. booklet edition 168, all panes with upright wmk., some off-set on gum, slightly soiled covers, mixed perfs. S.G. BB13, BB25. Photo.
898 £230
King Edward VIII: 1936 KE VIII 4d. unadopted photographic essay (55 x 66mm.) affixed to card (95 x 130mm.), 'Submitted to G.P.O. 7/3/1936' in pencil, and signed by the designers L.N. and M. Williams, fine. Photo.
899 | £180
King Edward VIII: 1936 (Sept. 1st) f.d.c. of 1/2d., 11/2d. and 21/2d., and 1936 (Sept. 14th) f.d.c. of 1d., along with 1936 (Dec. 10th) Abdication cover with the four values, each neat plain envelopes with scarce ''KING EDWARD/BANFF'' c.d.s. cancellations, fine set of three, also three further illustrated f.d.c's with 1937 Coronation, 1948 Wedding (21/2d. only), and 1953 Coronation with Guernsey slogan cancellation. (6)
900 | £180
King Edward VIII: A group of booklet panes with 1/2d. and 11/2d. (2), each with cylinder numbers, and 11/2d. range of advert panes (7), three with cylinder numbers, plus 3s. booklet edition 332 complete, some trimmed perfs., mainly fine. (11 items)
901 | £270
King George VI: An unmounted mint collection on leaves with commemorative and definitive sets complete, with inverted and sideways watermarks, a few light gum wrinkles otherwise fine. (83)
902 | £260
King George VI: Booklet Panes: A selection of booklet panes incl. 1d. wmk. sideways panes of four with margin at top and at foot, remainder panes of six incl. 1937-47 1d., 11/2d. (2, with cylinder numbers), 11/2d. advert panes (5, three with cylinder numbers), 21/2d. with cylinder number, another wmk. inverted, also 1953 (Jan.) 5s. booklet complete, etc., varied condition, some trimmed perfs. (16 items)
904 | £260
King George VI: A mint collection on leaves with definitives and commemoratives complete with sideways and inverted watermarks, plus postage due sets, additional 1948 Wedding set in cylinder blocks of six unmounted, Channel Is. Occupation issues with shades, also K.E.VIII incl. postage due set, varied condition with some clipped perfs. but mainly fine, some unmounted incl. 1939 10s. dark blue, etc. (153)
905 | £140
King George VI: A group of mint positional multiples with varieties comprising 1/2d. green with broken circle to value (S.G. Spec. Q1c) and 21/2d. ultramarine with scratch on temple (S.G. Spec. Q13d), each contained in cylinder blocks (latter with pencil note in margin), 1/2d. pale orange with spur to ''R'' of ''REVENUE'' (S.G. Spec. Q3e), 21/2d. pale ultramarine with 'b' for 'd' in value (S.G. Spec. Q14f), and 3d. pale violet with retouched white patch in hair and blemish in background (S.G. Spec. Q17b), the variety stamps all unmounted. (5 items)
906 | £320
King George VI: 1939-48 a mainly mint selection, incl. sets (3), 2s.6d. brown with mark in shield, 10s. dark blue with flaw on left side of scroll (unmounted), etc., varied condition. (31)
907 £780
1939-48 2/6 to 1 set of six in mainly fine unmounted mint corner marginal blocks of four. S.G. 476-478b, cat. 1,700. Photo.
908 | £120
King George VI: 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 set unmounted mint, occasional light gum bend otherwise fine. S.G. 476-478c, cat. 425.
909 £220
King George VI: 1939-48 10s. ultramarine strip of three overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 23, overall gum toning with red and green offsets, otherwise fine unmounted, rare multiple. S.G. Spec. Q33t, cat. 1,200+. Photo.
910 £1350
King George VI: 194142 21/2d. light ultramarine variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, right stamp with gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 489c, cat. 4,800. Photo.
911 | £90
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1, eight of each in unmounted mint multiples, mainly fine. S.G. 493, 494.
912 £200
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1 fine used on illustrated f.d.c. S.G. 493-94, cat. 425. Photo.
913 | £120
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 1 three blocks of four, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 494.
914 £6000
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, an imperforate imprimatur set, all from the left of the sheet, stamped on reverse ''NP/Imprimatur'', all with full original gum, fine and very rare. Ex Chartwell. S.G. Spec. cat. 14,000. Photo.
915 £230
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, a special presentation pack of unknown origin, containing six sets of Olympic stamps incl. the overprinted issues, on reverse of folder ''Edition limited to 110 copies'' of which this is numbered ''79'', unusual. Photo.
916 £800
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, 6d. Air Letter, an uncut pair from positions 7 and 8 from a sheet of eight, this being the duplicate of the sheet approved by the Director of Postal Services on May 11th 1948. Only one sheet existed, therefore only three other pairs exist. Photo.
917 £700
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, 6d. unused Air Letters (2), one showing the imprinted stamp omitted, the other showing the printed stamp below the stamp box (creased), unusual. Photo.
918 £350
King George VI: 1948 Olympics 6d. bright purple lower right corner marginal block of nine showing initials ''H L P'' in marginal rules, fine unmounted mint, minor bends. S.G. Spec. QCom16a, cat. 300. Photo.
919 £200
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, 6d. in a mint vertical strip of three, showing variety centre stamp with paper join, few creases, otherwise fine and unusual. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. 497 var. Photo.
920 £260
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games, 6d. in a mint block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet, showing perforation error due to corner being folded over, resulting in the lower left stamp partly imperforate, unusual. S.G. 497 var. Photo.
921 £350
King George VI: 1948 Olympic Games 1s. unmounted mint vertical pair from the lower left corner of the sheet, showing dramatic perforation error due to corner being folded over, resulting in lower stamp being partly imperforate, unusual. S.G. 498 var. Photo.
922 £210
King George VI: 1951 2/6 to 1 affixed to Waterlow & Sons Ltd. presentation card, some toning though mainly clear of stamps. Photo.
923 £130
King George VI: 1951 2/6 to 1 set in fine unmounted mint corner marginal blocks of four, a few natural gum wrinkles. (16). S.G. 509512, cat. 400.
924 £480
King George VI: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 1940 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 44, all panes watermark inverted, a few trimmed perfs., some cover faults, otherwise fine. S.G. BD15, cat. 925. Photo.
925 £1000
King George VI: Booklets: 1940 (July) 5s. booklet edition number 9, all panes watermark inverted and well above average perfs., fine and fresh. S.G. BD25, cat. 1,800. Photo.
926 £450
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: 1/2d. to 3d. set of six, in fine 'unused' vertical strips of three with interval margins. Michel 38.
928 £280
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Commemoratives: 1935 Jubilee ''THIS WAR IS A/JEWISH WAR'' 1/2d. in fine unused marginal interpanneau block of four. Photo.
929 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/CAPITALISM'' overprint on 11/2d, ''unused'', fine. Michel 11IIb. Photo.
930 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/CAPITALISM'' overprint on 21/2d. ''unused'', fine. Michel II13b. Photo.
931 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/CAPITALISM'' overprint on 3d. ''unused'', fine. Michel II14b. Photo.
932 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/BOLSHEVISM'' overprint on 1/2d., fine. Michel 9IIa. Photo.
933 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/BOLSHEVISM'' overprint on 11/2d. ''used'', fine. Michel 11a. Photo.
934 £170
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Definitives: ''WORLD/BOLSHEVISM'' overprint on 21/2d. unused, fine. Michel 13a. Photo.
935 | £1200
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1911-98 a comprehensive collection of f.d.c's in ten albums and loose, incl. 1924 Wembley set used on separate plain covers, 1934 Photogravure 1/2d. to 3d. on separate covers, 1939-47 set used on separate plain covers, 1951 Festival high values on plain cover, 1955 Castles set on separate plain covers, 1957 Graphite set on plain cover, 1960 phosphor lines set on two cachet covers, 1963 Nature Week phosphor and non-phosphor on one cover with Brownsea Island cachet, 1965 Churchill non-phosphor set with Churchill c.d.s., 1965 Battle of Britain non-phosphor with Biggin Hill cancellations, 1968 Paintings 1s.9d. with East Bergholt c.d.s., 1972 Explorers set in blocks of four on separate covers with Greenwich c.d.s., 1980 50p. booklet panes (2) with Chief Office handstamps, booklet panes, Regionals and definitives, etc. (100s)
936 | £1400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in nine albums, six stockbooks, leaves and loose, incl. presentation packs, definitives to 10 (3), greetings booklets and panes, etc. (1,000s)
937 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: A Q.E.II mint collection in two hingeless Lighthouse albums, all apparently unmounted, pre-decimal with Wilding sets complete with phosphor-graphite 2d. error of wmk., all wmk. sideways and wmk. inverted sets, Castle sets complete, commemoratives complete with phosphor sets, decimals with commemoratives to 2001, some Machins, high values to 5 and 10 with Castle sets complete (less 1994 re-engraved 1), postage dues incl. 1955-57 set, regionals, etc. (many 100s)
938 | £900
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2013 a comprehensive collection in five albums and loose, incl. commemoratives, miniature sheets, booklet panes, definitives to 10, Regionals, etc. (100s)
939 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1977-2000 comprehensive collection of Benham (mainly silk) f.d.c's in fourteen Benham albums, incl. a good range of sets, greeting panes, booklet panes, miniature sheets, high values, etc. (883 items)
940 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: A mainly decimal mint accumulation in a stockbook, tin and in packets incl. commemoratives to 2002 mainly in cylinder blocks of six, miniature sheets, high value definitives incl. 1977-87 to 5 in cylinder blocks of four, quantity of Castle gutter pairs and plate blocks incl. 1997 Enschede vertical gutter pairs, cross-gutter blocks of four and plate blocks of four, 1993 10 plate block, also a few pre-decimals with Wildings, regionals, etc. (many 100s)
941 | £920
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection in 17 albums and stockbooks in two cartons, mainly decimal to 2013 with mint commemoratives and miniature sheets, definitives to 5 and 10, regionals, and f.d.c's to 2013 incl. miniature sheets, also some pre-decimal from 1935 and a selection of British Empire K.G.VI short sets, etc. (few 1,000s)
942 | £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: A mainly unmounted mint collection of Q.E.II decimal issues in eight Westminster albums contained in a carton with sets and miniature sheets to 2011, definitives with high values, selection of Prestige and Greetings booklets, etc.
943 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of commemorative colour shifts and minor errors in singles pairs and blocks incl. 1967 Christmas Paintings 1s.6d. lower marginal example displaying an ultramarine downward shift, 1971 Anniversary 3p. with a deep blue minor shift, 1973 Inigo Jones 3p. pair with a gold downward shift, 1973 Christmas lower left marginal block of 15 partially imperforate but indented, 1999 Scientist 44p. with gold shift resulting in the partial omission of the value, a few used examples but mainly fine unmounted mint. (19 items)
944 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal collection in seven albums and loose, incl. commemoratives in mint blocks of six, some gutter-pairs, folded booklets, etc. (100s)
945 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2008 a decimal accumulation in six albums (one empty) and loose, incl. many commemoratives in pairs, range of Machins, some cylinder blocks, etc. (many 100s)
946 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal definitive selection in three stockbooks, incl. many cylinder blocks, Castle high values in blocks, etc. (100s)
947 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1984-2013 Year Books complete in fine condition. (30 items)
948 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal collection of high values from a 1, incl. plate and cylinder blocks, values to 5 (57) and 10 (5), etc. (227)
949 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1964-1971 commemorative presentation packs in an album, incl. complete with 1964 Geographical, 1964 Botanical, 1964 Fourth Road Bridge. S.G. cat. 1,408. (38)
950 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2008 commemorative presentation packs in ten albums, virtually complete with 2002 Wilding Definitve pack, also some definitives with values to 10, etc. (few 100s)
951 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: An accumulation of pre-decimal commemoratives in a stockbook with 1958 to 1969 (Oct.) issues complete, vast majority in blocks of six incl. 1962 to 1967 phosphor sets complete (1963 F.F.H. 21/2d. and 1966 Hastings 4d. with four of each), many are cylinder or traffic light blocks, etc., all apparently unmounted. (100s)
952 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal accumulation in album, six stockbooks and loose, incl. range of Machins in cylinder blocks, commemorative in cylinder blocks, booklets, also a selection of mainly modern commonwealth covers, etc. (many 100s)
953 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958-83 small selection of varieties, comprising 1958-65 3d. block (5 x 2) with tte-bche block of four at right, 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d. se-tenant block of four with one showing large blob of gold ink, 1s.6d. strip of four, one with variety ''Grasmere'' omitted, 1983 16p. olive-drab imperforate strip of three from the top of the sheet, etc.
954 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of first day covers in eight albums, 1953 to 1994 plus a few later, mostly all illustrated incl. 1953 Coronation, 1961 P.O.S.B., Parliament with London slogan, 1963 ordinary sets complete, 1964 to 1967 ordinary and phosphor sets complete (1965 U.N. ordinary on plain cover), the 1966 Birds phosphor as two pairs but with reddish brown omitted, later with commemoratives, Machins, high value sets to 5 and 10, regionals, Prestige booklet panes incl. 1969 Cooks set of four with Milk Marketing Board handstamps, plus a selection of Prestige booklets, also New Zealand 1985 year book, etc. (few 100s)
955 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1984 to 2008 year books complete, with additional 1985, 1993 and 1994 last two with different binding. (28)
956 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: An accumulation of 1st. Class stamps, incl. miniature sheets, greetings panes, etc. (1053)
957 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A decimal collection in two albums, incl. virtually complete commemoratives to 2003, definitives to 10, etc. (100s)
958 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Andrew Restall's unsuccessful designs for a new definitive to replace the Wilding issue, five hand painted designs all signed by the artist, also 1970(c.) four stamp sized photographic essays for a 'BRITISH POSTAL HISTORY'' issue, each denominated 1d., signed by the designer, and photographic essays for colour, etc. (18 items). Photo.
959 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 to 2013 collection of illustrated f.d.c's in sixteen cover albums contained in two cartons with a fairly comprehensive range of decimal commemorative sets and booklet panes on neat Bureau covers, also a quantity of coin covers, etc. (100s)
960 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mainly mint collection in two Schaubek albums, incl. a good range of commemoratives to 2004 with better phosphors, greetings panes, etc. (100s)
961 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: A collection of mainly decimal illustrated f.d.c's in ten cover albums with sets to 2011 incl. a number of coin covers. (approx. 440)
962 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: 1971-2005 accumulation of presentation packs in a carton, incl. only commemoratives, also a few non-decimal, etc. (few 100s)
964 | £260
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A mint collection on leaves, all apparently unmounted, with basic sets (less St. Edward's Crown 1s.6d.), graphites, phosphor-graphites, cream and whiter papers, green, blue and violet phosphors, typo and photo bands, most sideways and inverted watermarks, also a selection of K.G.VI definitives, etc., mainly fine, some with clipped perfs. (approx. 325)
965 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: A selection of photos most used for the Wilding and/or Castles issues, some used for Colonial issues, etc. (65 items)
966 | £550
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A duplicated accumulation of singles, with some pairs and blocks, in a stockbook, mainly mint with cream and whiter papers, green, blue and violet phosphors, photo and typo bands, many inverted wmks., sideways wmks. both left and right, incl. Tudor Crown 11/2d. strip of three with a paper join, St. Edward's Crown 6d. to 1s.6d. (less 1s.), additional 1s.3d. block of four and 1s.6d. (3), 6d. marginal pair with pink tinted paper, Crowns 2d. wmk. inverted (5), also used, Crowns graphite upright and inverted wmk. sets, phosphor-graphite sets (2, less one 2d.), 2d. error of wmk., also used, green phosphor 21/2d. wmk. inverted, blue phoshpor 21/2d. two bands wmk. inverted, type I left band (3), left band inverted wmk. (4, one cream paper), also used, violet phosphor 3d. left band wmk. inverted (2), etc., varied condition with occasional gum wrinkles and a few booklet stamps with slightly clipped perfs., all the mint apparently unmounted. (approx. 520)
967 | £750
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. unmounted mint top of sheet block of 24 (12 x 2) showing progressive movement of the graphite lines from one side of the sheet to the other, from normal through three lines to two lines at left (from back) on the last vertical pair, with a comparison block showing normal alignment, rare multiple. S.G. Spec. S72, b, c.
968 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 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.
969 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-61 Wmk. Crowns graphite 3d. vertical strip of five with sheet margin at foot (folded through perfs. below third stamp), affected by a dry print leaving two stamps completely blank, a third almost completely blank, the other two partially so, fine unmounted mint, a dramatic variety. S.G. 592 var. Photo.
970 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1952-54 watermark Tudor Crown selection incl. 1d. 'Please Post Early' label panes wmk. upright (2), wmk. inverted, 1d. 'Pack Your Parcels' label panes wmk. inverted (2), ''F6'' dot cylinder pane, 11/2d. pane of two cylinder ''9'' dot, 11/2d. panes of six (3) and 21/2d. panes (2) with cylinder numbers, etc., mixed perfs. but some good, some unmounted. (17)
971 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown collection in an album, with panes of six with upright and inverted watermarks, perf. types, incl. 1d. cylinders ''F3'' and F4'' complete, 1d. label panes (14) incl. dot in serif and daffodil flaws, ''F6'' no dot and ''F9'' dot cylinders, 11/2d. panes with constant flaws (5), 11/2d. cylinder panes complete (less ''G9'' dot and ''G10'' no dot top), 2d. red-brown ''H1'' no dot and dot, wmk. inverted, 2d. light red-brown wmk. upright panes with constant flaws (8), cylinder ''H6'' dot and dot top, wmk. inverted panes with constant flaws (10), 21/2d. with swan's head flaw, both [R. 1/1] and [R. 2/1], 21/2d. cylinder panes complete (less ''J8'' dot and ''J9'' no dot), 3d. cylinder panes incl. ''K1'' no dot and dot, and dot top, panes of four, panes of two incl. 11/2d. cylinder ''14'' no dot and dot, etc., mixed perfs. but many good, a few mounted. (160)
972 | £800
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns ordinary accumulation on leaves and stockcards, mainly panes of six with upright and inverted watermarks, perf. types, many with cylinder numbers incl. 1/2d. cream paper ''E12'' set of four, whiter paper ''E11'' no dot, ''E12'' no dot, ''E12'' no dot top, 11/2d. whiter paper ''G15'' no dot, ''G16'' no dot and dot, no dot top, 2d. ''H6'' no dot, 21/2d. cream paper ''J6'' dot top, ''J9'' no dot top, dot top, ''J13'' no dot and dot, dot top, whiter paper ''J13'' no dot and dot, dot top, ''J14'' dot, 3d. whiter paper ''K16'' dot, other panes incl. 2d. wmk. inverted with [R. 1/2] spot after ''2'' (trimmed at foot), also panes of four, mainly 1/2d's incl. perf. types, sideways wmk. ''E13'' cylinder panes (2), 4d. pane of four wmk. Crown to right cylinder ''N4'', etc., varied condition, mixed perfs. but many good, some mounted. (75)
973 | £900
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklet Panes: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns ordinary collection in an album with panes of six with upright and inverted watermarks, perf. types, cream and whiter papers, panes of six incl. good range with constant flaws, 11/2d. cream paper cylinder ''G11'' no dot and dot, whiter paper ''G15'' dot top, range of 3d. and 4d. cylinder panes, panes of four incl. I(1/2v) perf. types, cylinder panes with 1d. ''F12'', 11/2d. ''G17'' (2), 3d. ''K19'', 4d. ''N4'', 1/2d./21/2d. se-tenant panes with constant flaws, 1d./3d. se-tenant panes, etc., mixed perfs. but many good, some mounted. (186)
974 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 2d. light red-brown booklet panes (2) of six with inverted wmks., one trimmed at top, the other slightly at right, seven stamps in total with good perfs., unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. SB79a. Photo.
975 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklets: A selection of graphite booklets comprising 3s. Aug. 1959, all panes inverted wmks. (slight offsets from interleaves), 3s. Oct. 1959, 11/2d. pane inverted wmk., 3s. April 1960, 11/2d. pane inverted wmk., and 5s. March 1960 (2), both with inverted wmk. 21/2d. panes, usual mixed perfs. (5)
976 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklets: 1s. and 2s. plain booklet accumulation incl. 1s. with panes of two wmk. Tudor Crown with 1/2d. and 1d. panes with cylinder numbers (loose stitching), 1s. with panes of two wmk. St. Edward's Crown, 2s. lemon covers with sideways wmks. complete (less July 1962, Oct. 1963 and Feb. 1964), duplicated orange cover and holiday books, etc., a few with cover imperfections. (76)
977 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: Booklets: 2s. phosphor booklet accumulation with lemon cover sideways wmk. books, nine different editions plus duplicate June 1963, duplicated orange covers, March 1968 edition with cover and stamps overprinted ''SCHOOL/SPECIMEN'', etc., some with pencil notes on covers. (34)
978 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Wilding Booklets: 2s.6d. 1954 (Sept.), with the 1/2d., 11/2d. and 2d. panes handstamped ''CANCELLED'' type 24, the three 1d. stamps have been removed from the booklet, otherwise complete with panes, stitching, interleaving and advertisements, soiled, 21/2d. pane with some perf. separation, possibly a unique example of a cancelled unexploded booklet. B.P.A. certificate (2002). S.G. F21var. Photo.
979 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: An accumulation on leaves and stockpages, mainly mint incl. 1955 Waterlow set, 1958 1st De La Rue 10s. corner single (unmounted, 'off-white' gum), Bradbury watermarked and no wmk. plate blocks, 2s.6d. re-entries incl. [R. 8/4] in a complete plate ''9A'' sheet, also a few used, other items incl. decimal Castle miniature sheets, etc.
980 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: An unmounted mint selection with 1955 Waterlow set, 1959 2nd De la Rue sets (2, one 1 with bend), plus additional 5s. and 10s., 1963 Bradbury 10s. top right corner block of eight, and 1967-68 no wmk. set in lower left corner blocks of six, plus 10s. and 1 top right corner blocks of eight, some slightly short perfs., mainly fine. (62)
981 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set affixed to Waterlow & Sons Ltd. presentation card, fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo.
983 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint top left corner blocks of four, a few slightly blunted perfs. and 2s.6d. block with some gum bends and creases otherwise fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo.
984 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint lower left corner blocks of four, one 5s. with gum wrinkle and others with a few light bends mainly in margins otherwise fine. S.G. 536-539. Photo.
985 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint corner marginal singles, a few minor gum wrinkles, set has ink writing in margins, otherwise fine. S.G. 595a598a. Photo.
986 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint marginal vertical pairs, one stamp and margin of each pair affected by lightly toned stripes on reverse, one stamp in each pair fine. S.G. 536a-539a. Photo.
987 £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1958 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint top left corner blocks of four, 5s. block with bend in top margin and one 10s. with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. S.G. 536a539a. Photo.
988 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 unmounted mint set of top left corner singles, 5s. with corner crease in margin and 1 with few light offsets mainly in margin, otherwise fine, also 10s. lower left corner block of six (2 x 3, a few light bends) with four stamps unmounted. S.G. 595-598.
989 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint lower right corner blocks of four, one 10s. with a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine, S.G. 595-599, also duplicated 1963 Bradbury plate blocks (9) to 1 (2), and 1967-68 no wmk. plate blocks (9) to 1 (2). (22 blocks)
990 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the gummed side, a very fine unmounted mint marginal example with excellent perfs., very scarce. S.G. 596ab cat. 1,500. Photo.
991 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety printed on the gummed side (with small part top margin attached), light pencil note on reverse, fine unmounted mint with excellent perfs., very scarce. S.G. 596ab cat. 1,500. Photo.
992 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1963 Bradbury 5s. scarlet-vermilion variety watermark inverted, a lower left corner example, light bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 596aWi, cat. 375. Photo.
993 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1962 N.P.Y. 3d. (ordinary) in a fine unmounted mint block of six from the lower left corner of the sheet, left vertical pair showing dramatic Doctor blade flaw. S.G. 632 var. Photo.
994 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare, a collection of artwork of unsuccessful designs by Michael Goaman, with hand painted rough sketches and pencil designs, also Post Office correspondence regarding the rules, regulations and timetable for submission of artwork, etc.
996 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Battle of Britain ordinary 9d. and 1s.3d. blocks of four on separate f.d.c's, both with Biggin Hill c.d.s's and both signed by Douglas Bader. S.G. 677, 678. Photo.
997 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 United Nations (ordinary) 3d. and 1s.6d. imperforate imprimatur blocks of four, with ''N/P/IMPRIMATUR'' handstamps on gum, very fine unmounted, rare multiples. S.G. Spec. W77-78, cat. 18,000+. Photo.
998 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 United Nations collection written up on leaves incl. Harrison publicity card, ordinary and phosphor cylinder and traffic light blocks of six, 3d. and 1s.6d. ordinary overprinted large ''CANCELLED'', ordinary and phosphor sets affixed to card signed Jeffery Matthews, range of 3d. multiples showing marginal markings, constant flaws and other varieties, etc. (27 items)
999 £11500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (phosphor) 6d. variety black omitted in a top right corner block of six (2 x 3, lightly folded through perfs. above lower pair), light gum bends affecting two stamps and right margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare multiple. S.G. 694pa, cat. 18,000+, EC GBR1388b - approx. 24 known. Photo.
1000 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. three se-tenant blocks of four variety dry print of emerald-green, unmounted mint, also 4d. (phosphor) 4d. Robin and 4d. Blackbird both with reddish-brown omitted, mint, mainly fine.
1001 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. Robin and 4d. Blackbird with reddish brown omitted in a se-tenant block, fine unmounted mint with normal block for comparison. S.G. 698j, 699j. Photo.
1002 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety reddish brown omitted, used on London E.C. first day cover with typed address, a little grubby but very scarce. S.G. 696pj, unpriced used, EC GBR1392m, cat. (f.d.c.) 500. Photo.
1003 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. strip of three with magenta omitted, 4d. (phosphor) strip of three with magenta omitted, 4d. (ordinary) two se-tenant strips with grey omitted, also 4d. (phosphor) two se-tenant strips showing grey shift, unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 707-710, f, pf, j, pj.
1005 | £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety lilac omitted unmounted mint and 9d. (phosphor) with yellow omitted, mint, fine. S.G. 715b, 715pf.
1006 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. variety green omitted and 1s.6d. (phosphor) variety blue-grey omitted, fine unmounted mint with normals for comparison. S.G. 715pc, 716pd, cat. 270.
1007 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. variety green omitted and another with new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715pc, pf, cat. 270.
1008 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 1s.6d. with yellow omitted and 1s.6d. (phosphor) with blue-grey omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716f, pd, cat. 270.
1009 £1050
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant marginal block of four from the left of the sheet with variety reddish purple omitted, fine unmounted. S.G. 720c, cat. 2,000, EC GBR1434f - circa 32 blocks known. Photo.
1011 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety printed on the gummed side, one pulled perf., otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 756b, cat. 600 EC F305Gua - circa 20 known. Photo.
1014 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships, a collection on leaves, incl. artwork for presentation pack signed by David Gentleman, 5d. non phosphor with grey omitted, 5d. no phosphor with red omitted, stamps are unmounted, etc. (80)
1015 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety grey (decks, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 778b, cat. 280. Photo.
1016 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 778c, cat. 300. Photo.
1017 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety violet (value etc.) omitted, a marginal example from the right of the sheet, slight gum disturbance, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 784a, cat. 800, EC GBR1568a, cat. 750. Photo.
1018 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety yellow-green omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four from the left of the sheet. S.G. 794f, cat. 360. Photo.
1019 £85
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.
1020 £850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Gandhi 1s.6d. variety printed on the gummed side, vertical bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 807a, cat. 1,600, EC GBR1614a - circa 50 known. Photo.
1021 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, in an unmounted mint block of four from the top right corner of the sheet with traffic lights, two have creases, others fine. S.G. 821a, cat. 360. Photo.
1022 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, 1s. with green omitted, fine unmounted mint with normals for comparison S.G. 821a, 821c, cat. 260.
1023 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 822a, cat. 320. Photo.
1024 £520
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety emerald omitted, in a upper right corner traffic light pair with the emerald dot missing, fine unmounted mint, S.G. 896c, cat. 1,500+, EC GBR1792c - 50 known, cat. 1,500 (as singles). Photo.
1025 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Churches 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 904a, cat. 250, EC GBR1808a - 94 mint known. Photo.
1026 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. PVAD, variety grey-black (value etc.) omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four, with normal single for comparison. S.G. 948b, cat. 720. Photo.
1029 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill, four different wood block or sketched essays by Andrew Restall, signed at foot, very attractive. Photo.
1030 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, light bend and gum wrinkle at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
1031 £8000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Christmas 131/2p. in a lower left corner quarter sheet of 25 with cylinder numbers, the lower two rows completely imperforate, the centre row with very faint vertical indents, and the top two rows with indents, cut very close at right and just into design at lower right, small crease above the centre stamp in the lower row otherwise fine and a major error, this value hitherto unrecorded imperforate. S.G. 1140 var. Photo.
1032 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1980 Christmas 131/2p. in a lower right corner quarter sheet of 25 with traffic lights, from the same original sheet as the previous lot, the lower left corner block of four and the other stamps in the lower row completely imperforate, the remainder with indents, some very faint, the block torn between the third and fourth columns and into the centre stamp in the lower row, second stamp in the lower row with vertical crease at left. S.G. 1140 var. Photo.
1033 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1982 British Motor Cars, a collection of artwork by the adopted designer Stanley Paine, all items signed, with pencil or pen drawings of unadopted designs on tracing paper, four rough coloured sketches on one piece, large coloured drawing of Model T Ford, also five different f.d.c's by the designer, and set of four PHQ cards f.d.i. (22 items)
1037 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1999 19p. Weaver, variety bronze (Queen's head and inscription) and phosphor omitted, minor prf. imperfection, otherwise fine unmounted mint with normal for comparison. S.G. 2088aEy, 700. Photo.
1038 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 2001 Submarines (1st) variety imperforate in an unmounted mint left margin horizontal pair, light horizontal bend and a few small surface marks otherwise fine, very scarce. S.G. 2203b, cat. 1,800, EC GBR4406a - 25 pairs known (15 damaged). Photo.
1039 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 2001 Submarines (1st) variety imperforate in a top margin horizontal pair used on 2005 cover, some surface faults. S.G. 2203b.
1040 £7000
Queen Elizabeth II: 2006 Victoria Cross Anniversary 1st 'Rai' + 64p. 'Lucas' + 72p. 'Ball' se-tenant pane of three variety bronze (Queen's head and denominations) and phosphor omitted, contained in a complete booklet (of which this is the first pane), fine and very rare. S.G. 2659ba, cat. 18,000, EC GBR5326a - 3 panes known. Photo.
1041 | £55
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 (May 5th) commemorative cover with miscut Diamond Jubilee miniature sheet, resulting in the absence of the 1960 banknote portrait unit and the Wilding unit appearing at the right, tied by Buckingham Palace commemorative cancellation. S.G. MS3272var.
1042 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Commemorative Issues: 2012 Olympic Games sets in sheetlets of 6 (2) and Paralympic set in sheetlets of four, also extra values, fine. (590)
1043 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Winners self-adhesive miniature sheet, in an unissued generic design ('Nelson print'), in a format identical to that of the issued stamps, the inscriptions reading ''Team GB Athlete'', ''Date of Medal Win'' and ''Venue and Location'' instead of the athlete's name and win details. Photo.
1044 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 Olympic Gold Medal Winners self-adhesive miniature sheet, in an unissued generic design ('Nelson print'), in a format identical to that of the issued stamps, the inscriptions reading ''Team GB Athlete'', ''Date of Medal Win'' and ''Venue and Location'' instead of the athlete's name and win details.
1045 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A specialised collection of mainly singles on leaves with gums, head types, phosphor screens, booklet and coil stamps, incl. 2d. 150 screen ex vertical coil, 4d. vermilion head A gum arabic 150, 250 and mixed screen, 6d. 250 screen ex vertical coil, also high values (incl. decimals) incl. 50p. uncoated, etc. (129 + 3 blocks)
1047 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: Booklet Panes: A duplicated accumulation in a stockbook, mainly panes of six incl. quantity showing marginal arrows, range of cylinder panes, upright and inverted printings, a few panes of four, panes of 15 incl. stapled set, a few without selvedge, etc., mixed perfs. (approx. 185)
1048 | £1450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An unmounted specialised collection in three Connoisseur albums (booklet pane album empty), with papers, gums, value types and settings, short and inset bands, screened values, thin papers, shades, coil and booklet stamps, errors and varieties incl. 31/2p. OCP/PVAD, 31/2p. FCP/PVAD deep olive-brown faulty ink mix error, 61/2p. left band (displaced centre band), 61/2p. centre band uncoated paper, 10p. bicoloured FCP/PVA orange-brown omitted, broad bands, all over phosphors, FBOs, range of missing phosphors incl. 1p. and 5p. imperf. left edge, 121/2p. and 151/2p. with star underprint, 16p., coil strips mainly single value, Regionals incl. Northern Ireland and Wales 17p. grey-blue type II, Castles with shades, paper and gum variations, etc. (100s)
1049 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A duplicated specialised collection in two binders with printings from a wide range of sources, papers, gums, value types and settings, shades, thin papers, short and inset bands, coil and booklet stamps, se-tenant pairs, quantity of NVI issues, stitched booklet panes, etc. (100s)
1050 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint stock in two stockbooks with singles, quantity of cylinder blocks to 5, coil strips, also pre-decimal Machins with plate blocks to 1, etc. (many 100s)
1051 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection in two Lindner albums with different papers and gums, shades, booklet and coil stamps, value types, a few missing phosphors, some self-adhesives, high value sets to 5 incl. Castle issues, a few miniature sheets, folded booklets, regionals incl. emblem issues, postage due sets to 5, etc. (100s)
1052 | £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of scarce Harrison cylinder blocks comprising FCP/PVAD 12p. bright emerald with star underprint 10 p20 no dot (block of 25), 13p. pale chestnut new phosphor ink 7 p18 no dot and dot pair, 9p. violet 11 p30 no dot and dot pair, 16 p21 no dot, the left column with heavy all over phosphor, PCP2/PVAD 1p. crimson 14 no dot with extra extension hole between rows 18 and 19 (tiny gum fault in corner of margin), and ACP/PVAD 19p. bright orange-red variety low OBA 1 no dot, mainly fine. (8 items)
1053 | £680
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A specialised accumulation of Harrison/De La Rue gravure warrant number date blocks in packets, blocks of eight or ten, wide range of printings both left and right margin, values to 1 and NVI's, etc. (390 blocks approx.)
1054 | £1250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A specialised collection of De La Rue ATN issues written up on leaves for display, mainly with blocks of four, cylinder blocks of six, a wide range of date blocks of eight to 2007, some both left and right margin, issues to 5, with layflat, tinted and cream gums, dull, intermediate and bright papers, range of shades, NVI issues, Prestige booklet stamps, also specialised first day covers (39) with various printings, etc. (100s)
1055 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint selection of imperforate pairs comprising 1/2p. PCP (small gum fault), 10p. orange-brown centre band, 121/2p., 16p. ACP pair and block of four, 20p. bright green two bands, and 35p. sepia two bands, occasional light gum wrinkle, mainly fine. (7 items)
1056 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: An unmounted mint selection of imperforate pairs comprising 16p. ACP, also a block of 12 (6 x 2) with the right vertical pair imperf. and the adjacent pair partially so, 20p. bright green two bands, 35p. sepia two bands, and 39p. grey two bands, 16p. pair with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine. (5 items)
1057 | £190
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: A selection of imperforate pairs comprising, 1/2p. turquoise-blue (2), 3p. ultramarine FCP/GA (2), 121/2p. light emerald (2) and block of four, 20p. bright green Harrison OFNP/PVA block of four, 39p. grey De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA (layflat), mainly fine unmounted mint. (9)
1058 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of De La Rue ATN OFNP/PVA imperforate pairs comprising 4p. new blue (strip of three, slight trace of vertical indents), 7p. bright magenta, 20p. bright green (2, one with patch of disturbed gum, the other with bend), 39p. grey, 40p. turquiose-blue (2, one cut close at top), also De La Rue gravure 19p. bistre imperf. pair, occasional gum wrinkle mainly fine. (8 items)
1059 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of varieties comprising 3p. bluish ultramarine FCP/GA narrow band at left (6mm. shift), FCP/PVAD missing phosphors with 6p., 8p., 14p. deep blue (imperf. left edge) and 12p./17p./12p. strip ex British Rail se-tenant pane, De La Rue ATN 7p. bright magenta and 20p. bright green imperf. pairs, and Double Head 20p. DP146A booklet pane from the London Life 5 book on very low OBA paper, the imperf. pairs with light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. (8 items)
1060 £350
Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: A selection of errors comprising 31/2p. deep olive-brown FCP/PVAD two bands, the scarce faulty ink mix error, 51/2p. violet FCP/PVAD centre band variety uncoated paper, and 10p. orange-brown and chestnut FCP/PVA, variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X869a, X885a and Spec. U116(2). (3). Photo.
1061 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of missing phosphor errors all in cylinder blocks of six, with OCP/PVA 4p. (2, one with screened bands), 6p. (gum disturbance in margin), 71/2p., FCP/PVA 10p., FCP/PVAD 31/2p. (gum creases), 41/2p. (2, cylinders 7 no dot and dot), 51/2p., 81/2p., 10p. orange-brown (block of 15) and 11p., also with FCP/PVA 5p. single missing phosphor, and FCP/PVAD 12p. emerald (2) se-tenant with 17p. grey-blue strip ex British Rail booklet pane DP88 missing phosphor, some gum wrinkles, mainly fine. (14 items)
1062 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A selection of large Harrison proofs, with 1970(c.) photogravure large Machin head proofs (208 x 261mm.) on OCP like paper with cream PVA gum, two examples in ultramarine and in bright mauve, each with small imperfections, and a large Machin head (A4) in blue ''Engraved by Lasergravure System 700'' printed for Crosfield Electronics, with a photocopy of 1980 letter from Aubrey Walker to Harrisons, unusual. (3)
1063 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1/2p. specialised collection written up on leaves for display with singles from sheets, coils and booklets, multiples with many cylinder blocks (a few duplicates), incl. OCP/GA missing phosphor, OCP/PVA cylinder blocks (3) of eight showing pL2S2, missing phosphor cylinder blocks with 2 no dot and dot, 4 no dot and dot, FCP/PVA missing phosphor with thick value ex booklet pane DP11A, PCP2 cylinder 8 no dot and dot, etc. (106 items)
1065 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 11/2p. specialised collection written up on leaves for display with singles and multiples with cylinder blocks, incl. OCP/PVA missing phosphor cylinder 1 no dot, broad band at left ex booklet panes, uncoated paper single and marginal block of four, FCP/PVA 250 screen short bands at bottom, FCP/PVAD broad band at left ex booklet panes, cylinder 9 p17 +35mm no dot, etc., a few duplicate cylinder blocks. (48 items)
1066 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2p. specialised collection written up on leaves for display with singles from sheets, coils and booklets, pairs, larger multiples with many cylinder blocks, incl. OCP/PVA cylinder 4 no dot block of 18 with pL2S2 +102mm., FCP/PVA missing phosphor ex booklet pane DP11A, FCP/PVAD various missing phosphors and broad bands, phosphor bands partly printed on reverse ex Wedgwood pane DP42, PPP/PVAD scarce 13 no not cylinder block with p37 upright, etc. (70 items)
1067 | £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 21/2p. specialised collection written up on leaves for display with singles from sheets, coils and booklets, pairs, larger multiples with many cylinder blocks, incl. OCP/PVA type II value phosphor omitted, cylinder 5 p-(D) no dot, cylinder 7 no dot with the stamps missing phosphor and bands in the bottom margin only, FCP/PVA good range of cylinder blocks, right band overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' ex Wedgwood pane DP19 (straight edge at foot), range of missing phosphors from various sources incl. missing right band ex Wedgwood pane DP19, cylinders 5 dot and 9 dot missing phosphor, FCP/GA issues, some duplicated cylinder blocks, etc. (108 items)
1068 | £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. specialised collection written up on leaves for display, mainly cylinder blocks incl. OCP/PVA 4 pS4 no dot and dot, 4 no dot and dot missing phosphor (2 of each), FCP/PVA 4 no dot and dot missing phosphor, 10 p7 -20mm no do and dot, 12 p13 +39mm no dot and dot (3), 12A p13 +39mm no dot, 21 dot missing phosphor (2), 21 p-(D) dot, 24 dot with part of p1 showing, FCP/GA two bands 10 dot with p1 showing, centre band 8 p9 no dot A perf., FCP/PVAD centre band 30 p20 -68mm dot, 30 p20 dot narrow band at left, 30 dot missing phosphor, etc., some duplication. (125 items)
1069 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. bluish ultramarine FCP/GA centre band in a block of four with variety narrow band at left, the 6mm shift ex cylinder 8, lower pair with light gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1070 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. ultramarine FCP/PVA two bands in a cylinder 9 p7 no dot block of six, very light bend in left margin otherwise fine unmounted mint, a rare printing. S.G. Spec. U103, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1071 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho PCP/PVAD in a top right corner plate 7A 6B no dot block of ten, a couple of light gum bends otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. UG13, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1072 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 4p. greenish blue Waddington litho PCP/PVAD in a 7A6B dot plate block of ten, fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. UG13, cat. 475. Photo.
1073 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 8p. rosine centre band FCP/PVAD variety uncoated paper, and 8p. rosine FCP/PVAD variety phosphor omitted, ex cylinder 14, fine unmounted mint, scarce.
1074 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison selection of errors and varieties incl. FCP/PVAD centre band imperf. pair, PPP/PVAD in a cylinder 3 no dot base of sheet block of 30 (10 x 3, folded through central vertical perfs.), with an extra wide right margin showing the 3 dot cylinder number, Chambon printing PCP + two bands vertical strip of five with gutter (folded through perfs. above), with a dry print leaving the stamp above the gutter virtually completely unprinted, and a second partially so, ACP/PVAD selection of marginal blocks of four (7) and two cylinder blocks showing varying degrees of mis-perforation incl. three matching blocks with sheet numbers showing an increasing misperf., etc. (13 items)
1077 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 12p. yellowish green PCP1/PVAD strip of three with sheet margin at right, variety completely imperforate, fine unmounted mint, very rare, not listed in S.G. Photo.
1078 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 12p. bright emerald FCP/PVAD with star underprint, a group with displaced phosphor numbers comprising cylinder 9 p20 +17mm. no dot (bands at right), cylinder 9 p18 -19mm. no dot, the stamps misperforated horizontally 21/2mm. downwards, gum bend on one and in margin, and cylinder 10 no dot block of 16 (2 x 8) with the phosphor p20 displaced +127mm. to row 13, scarce. (3 items)
1079 | £240
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 151/2p. pale violet PCP1/PVAD variety fluorescent brightener omitted, in 3 no dot cylinder blocks of six (2), fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. U235f.
1080 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 17p. deep blue Questa litho FCP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex Agatha Christie booklet panes of six, and 19p. orange-red FCP/PVAD with imperf. edge at right variety phosphor omitted, ex 1 pane DP117, each with selvedge at top (folded), fine unmounted mint.
1082 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 20p. brownish black and cream Double Head selection showing colour misplacement of the cream printing with 1A 1B no dot cylinder block with 3mm. upward shift, 1A 1B dot cylinder block with 4mm. downward shift, and two top left corner blocks of four with 3mm. and 5mm. downward shifts, one block of four with crease in margin otherwise fine unmounted mint. (4 items)
1083 £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 23p. brown-red PCP/PVAD variety imperforate, in a vertical pair with sheet margin at top, faint gum bend otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X965a, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1084 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 25p. rose-red Harrison photo OFNP/PVA layflat gum two bands (blue fluor), in cylinder 7 p43 no dot blocks of six (2), fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. U291b, cat. 650.
1087 | £30
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Enschede self-adhesive, gravure horizontal format, variety larger image, used on small piece with 1997 Edinburgh c.d.s., most are known used from the Edinburgh trial area, with normal (unused) issue for comparison.
1088 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 2nd bright blue Walsall gravure self-adhesive variety imperforate, a horizontal pair ex booklets of twelve, and 1st orange-red Walsall gravure self-adhesive, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, with 7mm. bands ex business sheets, fine.
1089 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1st orange-red Questa litho OFNP/PVA yellow fluor, variety phosphor omitted, with thick value ex label pane DP219, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
1090 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: An unmounted mint collection of 1970-74 recess printed plate blocks of four on Hagner pages, virtually all different numbers incl. some scarce, with 10p. (11, complete), 20p. (97, one duplicate), 50p. (34, one duplicate), and 1 (15), a few with slightly angled back margins and occasional imperfection, mainly fine. (157 blocks)
1091 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: A duplicated collection of 1970-74 recess printed high values in two binders, all with plate numbers in pairs or blocks of four or larger, with 10p. plates complete in pairs plus additional pairs and blocks, 20p. plates complete in pairs or blocks (less plates 21 and 22) with many duplicates, incl. the rare plates 31 and 31A in blocks of ten (2 x 5), most 50p. and 1 plates mostly in pairs, etc., mainly fine, most with the bottom margin slightly cut back. (370 items approx.)
1092 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1 bright yellow-green and blackish olive imperforate right margin pair, the left stamp with slight crease, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1026a, cat. 1,600. Photo.
1093 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 5 brown De La Rue recess printing, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1803a, cat. 3,000. Photo.
1094 | £580
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: A comprehensive specialised collection of stitched panes of four and six in a binder with most perf. types, incl. panes of four with I(1/2v) (12), panes of six with PAP1 type incl. 3p. '4,315' DP6, PAP1a incl. 21/2p. 'Uniflo/Esso' DP4 and scarce 3p. '4,315' DP6, I(1/2v) perf. at both top and base on 3p. '4,315' DP6, 21/2p. 'Alan' with type I thin value (8, mainly trimmed) incl. cylinder pane, 31/2p. DP22B miscut panes (11) incl. a cylinder pane and three pairs matching up sheet numbers, 41/2p. panes PUI both high and low set value, 41/2p. pane partially miscut showing a small portion of stamps at foot, shades, constant varieties, many cylinder panes, etc., some with trimmed perfs. but majority good. (approx. 405)
1096 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklet Panes: 1p./11/2p. FCP/PVA pane DP 12B with 250 phosphor screen, with the rare I(1/2v) perf. type and showing a portion of the ''6'' phosphor cylinder number in the margin, some trimming at right otherwise fine unmounted mint, very few known. S.G. Spec. USB7a. Photo.
1100 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1991-2008 a collection in eight albums, incl. folded, NVI, greetings, also 1990 to 2008 copies of The Bookmark in two cartons, etc. (few 100s)
1102 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A selection of decimal booklets, incl. folded, NVI, prestige, etc. (169)
1103 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A collection of decimal booklets in two albums and loose with folded issues, self adhesives, Greetings, etc. (few 100s)
1104 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in a stockbook with Window books, self-adhesive, Christmas and Greetings editions. (approx. 245)
1105 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1969- 2013 Dr Who comprehensive collection of Prestige booklets (64, with some duplication) in two albums.
1106 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: A collection of Christmas booklets with commemorative issues in an album incl. 1984 miscut cylinder pairs (2), issues to 2000, also commemorative/Machin books, etc. (53)
1107 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Prestige Booklets: 1980-2004 virtually complete (less Special by Design), few duplicates, etc. (38 items)
1108 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1972 to 2009 Prestige booklets complete in two albums. (46 items).
1109 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: An accumulation of Prestige booklets with 1972 1, 1980 to 2002 issues complete (less 1984 Christian Heritage and 1985 Times), two of each, two editions with three, etc. (53)
1110 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection of decimal booklets and booklet panes, in an album and loose, incl. prestige, NVI, greetings, etc.
1111 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation in packets with folded, Window books with a quantity of NVI editions, self-adhesive, Christmas, etc. (100s)
1112 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of booklets (29), mainly folded books incl. 1 Dickens 2 comb perf., 1 Dickens 3 rotary perf. cylinder B6 B21 p-(D), 1.40 Cotsumes left margin PCP1 cylinder B6, 1.46 Regionals left margin cylinder B39 B5 pB55, 1.60 Birthday Box corrected rates left margin cylinder B3 and right margin plain, 1.70 Love Letters cylinder B9, a few Window books, etc., mixed perfs., mainly good.
1113 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A duplicated accumulation of stitched booklets with 10p. to 85p. basic editions complete, at least two of each, some with up to five, a few with cylinder numbers, etc. (230 approx.)
1114 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection of Christmas booklets with Machin issues with most cylinder numbers incl. 1981 2.55 with p41 phosphor number, 1982 2.50 B22 B21 p51, B23 B21 p52, B23 B21 p54, 1983 2.20 with a range of phosphor number positions, B40 p36, varieties incl. missing perf. pins, additional phosphor, etc. (46)
1116 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 50p. machine vended booklets, a specialised collection written up in three albums, with plain and cylinder books, displaced phosphor numbers, perf. types, phosphor shifts, scarce cylinder books incl. Pond Life 1 B43 pB67, missing phosphors incl. Pond Life 1 cylinder B36, Roman Britain 2 plain (trimmed at foot), Cricket 1 plain and cylinder B21 B6 B30, Cricket 3 cylinder B21 B4 B30, Botanical Gardens 3 Mount Stewart plain, Gilbert and Sullivan 2 plain and cylinder B1 B16 (both with some trimming), Aeroplanes 3 cylinder B46 (trimmed) and B48, reversed phosphor bands incl. Roman Britain 2 cylinder B21 B4 B30 with ''pB69'' over ''B4'', Roman Britain 3 plain (2), miscut books incl. Archaeology 1 plain (trimmed), Postal History 4 plain and cylinder B1, misfolded panes, constant varieties, Archaeology 3 pane and inside cover overprinted large boxed ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mixed perfs. but mainly good. (approx. 370)
1122 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 65p. collection incl. range of cover imprint 1 plain and cylinder books, perf. types incl. right margin E2, right margin miscut E2, left and right margin books with marginal triangles, each with printer's repair using brown tape, cover imprint 2 cylinder 7 p27 no do and dot, right margin P perf. book with triangle, the cover without the Harrison imprint, also another empty cover, only seven complete books found, also scarce 85p. cover imprint 2 left (trace of trimming at top) and right margin books with the E2 perf. type, etc. (22)
1123 | £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 65p. pair of left margin booklets with 8 p27 no dot and dot cylinder numbers, each with slight trimming, scarce printing.
1124 | £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 70p. collection with plain and cylinder books, displaced phosphor numbers, E2, E2a and E2b perf. types both left and right margin, 'ghost' triangles, scarce incl. non-pictorial cover cylinder 11 p27 no dot with E2a perf. type, Thatching left margin triangle book, another cylinder 11 p27 no dot (trimmed at lower right), Dry-stone walling 11 p27 no dot and dot pair (some trimming), etc., mixed perfs., many good. (63)
1125 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 90p. group with Caledonian Canal right margin book with the blue colour almost completely omitted from the cover, also a right margin book with the E2 perf. type, Derby issues (11) and Leeds and Liverpool Canal issues (14) with cylinder books incl. displaced phosphor numbers, right margin E2, E2a and E2b perf. types, also 80p. books (15), etc. (42)
1126 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1 machine vended book collection in a binder with a comprehensive range of cylinder examples from different columns, incl. Sherlock Holmes 3 and 4 books with 13p. two band errors, Charles Dickens 2 with scarce comb perf. cylinder B6 B21 p78 from both columns, Charles Dickens 3 scarce rotary perf. cylinder B6 B21 books (4), two with synchronised phosphor cylinders and two with the phosphor numbers displaced to plain books, Mills 1 plain book with green omitted from the cover, Mills 4 very scarce cylinder B45 B2 p89, red cover books with ellipse types, 1/2v cuts, 1998 (May) Questa litho revised text with pane DP243A, an example with two complete panes affixed to the cover, etc. (approx. 210)
1127 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1 counter book selection with Ironbridge left margin miscut (4) incl. E1 perf. 5 no dot cylinder book and E2a and E2b perf. pair, some with slight trimming, and Hawker Fury (11) incl. the rare left margin perf. type E1b with good perfs., also 1.15 collection (17) incl. cylinder books, Spitfire and Lancaster with black printer's tape repair, etc. (32)
1129 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.20 National Gallery left margin pair of books, one with ink cylinder B10 only, the other with the unsynchronised p62 phosphor number at row 2, the latter with slight trimming at top, a rare pair.
1138 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.30 collection of Trams series issues, majority with cylinder numbers incl. phosphor numbers in various positions, Trams 2 Glasgow scarce left margin B7 p62, left margin B12 p62 at row 2, cover varieties, etc. (30)
1139 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.30 Trams 3 Blackpool left margin book with cylinder B7 p62, fine with good perfs., scarce.
1141 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.30 Recipe Cards left margin pair with ink cylinder B37 only and unsychronised p49 phosphor cylinder displaced centrally on plain book, the ink cylinder book trimmed at lower right, the phosphor only book scarce.
1142 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.30 Party Pack, three left margin books, one with the B37 ink cylinder only and a second with the unsychronised p49 phosphor cylinder displaced -100mm. and placed centrally in book 2, with the intervening plain book 1, each with some trimming at foot, the phosphor only book very scarce.
1146 | £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.54 collection of mixed value books with plain and cylinder books, To Pay Labels reversed phosphor left margin and right margin ink cylinder and phosphor only cylinder pairs, also 1.50 mixed value books, and 1.53 commemorative incl. an example with printer's tape repair. (43)
1148 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.70 Write Now original rate left margin book with cylinder B19, slight trace of trimming at foot otherwise fine, very scarce.
1149 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 2 collection on Hagner pages with cylinder examples from different columns, wide range of extension holes at centre, left and right, blind perfs., Postal Vehicles 1 miscut cylinder B3, red cover books incl. 1996 (July) incorrect rates scarce cylinder Q2's, 1997 (Feb.) correct rates non-Novaglo cylinder Q2's, 1998 (May) Questa litho revised text with pane DP244A, an example with two complete panes affixed to the cover, 1/2v cuts, etc. (73)
1151 | £85
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 2.20 1980 Christmas cylinder B8 B18 p34 booklet with the phosphor omitted on all stamps except [R. 1/10] which has a band at right only, slight trimming at foot, scarce.
1155 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 4 collection of NVI and 1.16 books, mainly with cylinder numbers incl. examples from different columns, Harrison 10 x 2nd with different positions of the phosphor number, 10 x 1st with thick and thin covers, Walsall with blind at base and bar books incl. 4 x 1st W2 W4 + bar, Questa 10 x 2nd with imperf. margin, 10 x 1st ACP and low OBA, example with ungummed pane, 4 x 29p. incl. cover varieties incl. ACP plain book with the second mauve colour of the cover facsimile shifted 5mm. left, another with 11/2mm. shift right, two band plain book with misplaced tab, etc. (104)
1156 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 4 2 Double Head Questa litho book on ACP paper DP151, trace of trimming at foot otherwise fine, rare.
1157 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5A NVI collection (63), all with cylinder numbers with basic editions complete with blind at base and bar books where issued, less 4 x 1st W3 W4 W4 with one number at the top row, and 10 x 1st ACP, with some broken number varieties, also types 5 and 5A 4 x 31p. books (24), mainly with cylinder numbers, both ACP and low OBA printings, low and high cover settings, selection showing displacement of the crown on the cover, etc. (87)
1159 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 5S(2) collection, vast majority with cylinder numbers with Walsall 4 x 1st shiny and matt cover types, incl. split bands shiny cover W13 W23 W20, matt cover W12 W23 W18, many sloping number varieties, matt cover split bands W13 W23 W19 with unvarnished outer cover, Harrison books from different columns, Questa, etc. (114)
1160 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 7(1) Olympics Walsall 10 x 1st with cylinder numbers W11 W10 W12 and scarce W11 W10 W12 + bar, fine. (2)
1161 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 7(2) to 7(5) 10 x 1st collection, all but three with cylinder numbers incl. type 7(2) blind at base books, type 7(2)A shiny and matt card variations, scarce matt card split bands W31 W19 W23, sloping numbers and other varieties, etc. (80)
1162 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 7(3) Free Postcards Walsall 10 x 1st variety broad (split) bands at right, with cylinder number W29 W17 W22, fine and rare, very few known. Photo.
1163 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 7(6) to 7(19) 10 x 1st collection (less type 7(10) Olympics), virtually all with cylinder numbers incl. varieties translucent papers, type 7(12) Hurdles rare void plain book with sixteen bars on the cover, type 7(13) W.H. Smith scarce cylinder W49 W36 W41, type 7(17) Disney cylinder B14 with a rare printer's black tape join, also type 7(18) unfolded covers (2) printed on one side only, etc. (78)
1164 | £290
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 7(10) to 7(10)D Olympics collection, mainly with cylinder numbers with extensive Walsall books incl. type 7(10) scarce 4 x 2nd W14 W19 with Novaglo phosphor, type 7(10)C Harrison 10 x 1st plain and cylinder B11 with missing ''TM'' under lion's tail, type 7(10)D Questa 10 x 2nd plain book with unvarnished cover, etc. (78)
1165 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9 collection of yellow fluor books, majority with cylinder numbers, incl. Harrison translucent papers, Walsall shiny and matt covers incl. 10 x 1st matt cover W39 W27 W34, 4 x 1st matt cover W22 W30 W31, Questa, etc. (58)
1166 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Type 9A collection of books with printer's initials added, mainly cylinder books, with Questa incl. 10 x 2nd plain book with unvarnished cover, Harrison 10 x 2nd and 10 x 1st cylinder books with layflat gum, Walsall scarce 4 x 2nd W14 W19, 4 x 1st W47 W51 W57, etc. (52)
1167 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Window Booklets: Types 10 and 10A collection of litho printed overseas rate books, with three with reversed shiny inside covers incl. yellow fluor 4 x 41p. W2 W1, blue fluor 4 x 35p. W3 W4, type 10A 4 x 37p. Novaglo bands W1 W1, also with types 7(10)A and 7(10)B Olympics issues, etc. (30)
1168 | £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: A collection in an album of early self-adhesive booklets (22), to 2001 with Walsall and Questa plain and cylinder examples, 1993 20 x 1st with double print of phosphor bands, also a selection of Greetings books (13) with cylinder numbers incl. 1996 Cartoons scarce cylinder W3 W2 W2 W2 W3 W2, etc. (35)
1169 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Self-adhesive Booklets: Type SA3 duplicated collection of Machin + special issue books, issues complete to 2004 incl. Submarines plain and cylinder (2 of each), Flags and Ensigns with fine upward shift of perfs., etc. (51)
1171 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: A collection of mainly covers in an album incl. scarce first series self-adhesive set of five on 1974 (Feb. 10th) f.d.c. from Wimbledon, second series 3p. and 31/2p. with slogan inscription on 1974 (June 19th) f.d.c., range of commemorative covers, commemorative sheets unused, booklets, a selection of impressions on self-adhesive or gummed labels, variously stamped to order to 25p. (5p. x 5), plus a certificate of posting with 5p. impression, etc. (66 items)
1172 | £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: First series with 11/2p. on gum arabic (2), 1/2p. and 3p. (2) on PVA, 11/2p. on gum impregnated paper (2), self-adhesive on square backing paper with 1/2p., 1p., 11/2p., 51/2p. (5p. + 1/2p.) and 8p. (5p. + 3p.) (2), and second series 3p. and 31/2p. on rectangular backing paper, each with and without slogan inscription, and with slogan inscription plus the red cachet, the 3p. scarce. (19 items)
1173 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Stamped to Order Octagonal Design: Third series self-adhesive with circular backing paper 1/2p. to 5p. set of nine in blocks of four, only 900 printed of the 5p., very scarce set.
1174 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: A collection in a Windsor album with mint (all mounted on the self-adhesive backing paper) incl. Machin large and small font, Birds I, II, III and IV from packs and from machines in sets of 36 (to 40g.), Birds III in set of 30 (to 20g. only) with rare large font error, Birds III set of six Hytech, Birds IV set of 36 Hytech, various Hytech Machin issues with inscriptions, some with misprints, used incl. Machin large and small font, Birds I 1st from pack (2), Birds I set of 30 (to 20g. only), etc.
1175 | £65
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: An accumulation of 29 special packs incl. a selection of Birds incl. Birds II, Farm Animals, Freshwater Life, Union Flag, Machin 2nd, some duplicates, etc.
1176 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: A selection of 19 Machin and pictorial strips as issued from Hytech machines at exhibitions, mostly of six denominations but some five or in pairs, with original Machin strips of five (2), elusive Birds III (4), Birds IV, MA12 Robins type III (2), Machins type III (2), Union Flag (2), Machins MA13 (2), Union Flag MA13 (2), and 2nd pairs (2).
1177 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: A selection of Machin, Union Flag and Robin strips with inscriptions (16 items) incl. unusual strip of eight Machin 1st with ''Arnold Machin 1911-1999'', others in strips of six incl. ''Perth 2012'', and also from the overseas exhibition ''Australia 2013 Stamp Expo'', etc.
1178 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: A selection of Machin, Union Flag and Robin strips of six stamps with inscriptions incl. ''Perth 2012'' (2), from the overseas exhibition ''Australia 2013 Stamp Expo'' (2), etc. (17 items)
1182 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: Birds IV, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, Ponds, Lakes and Rivers, all seven in sets of 36, and Robins and Flags in sets of six (in collectors' strips of three).
1185 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: Post and Go Issues: Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, Ponds, Lakes and Rivers, all six in sets of 36, and Robins, Flags and small font Machins in sets of six (in collectors' strips of three).
1192 | £70
Queen Elizabeth II: Horizon Labels: A collection of 78 white labels on Hagner pages in bold and non-bold fonts, with a wide range of service indicators incl. some with hyphen and oblique stroke date separators, and VAT codes, plus six gold Machin head types, each with a different service indicator, in bold font with simulated perforations, a rare group incl. scarce service indicators on white labels, all postally used on paper backing.
1193 | £270
Queen Elizabeth II: Horizon Labels: A collection of gold Machin head labels in a binder, with approx. 70 with simulated perforations incl. versions with hyphen and oblique stroke date separators, some of which have VAT codes, approx. 88 with straight edges also incl. versions with hyphen and oblique stroke date separators, some with VAT codes, also 18 various Welsh language versions, each type with mostly different service indicators but a few duplicates, a fascinating collection rarely available with such a range, all postally used on paper backing. (approx. 180)
1196 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1992-95 2 variety complete offset on reverse, with margin at base, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1613 var. Photo.
1198 | £270
Signed Covers: A collection of R.A.F. Museum covers in three binders, with a wide range of anniversaries, approximately 100 signed incl. Alan Cobham, Peter Townsend, Alan Deere, Sir Dermot Boyle, Leonard Cheshire, etc. (approx. 172)
1200 £100
Signed Covers: R.A.F. Museum S.C. 27 1971 30th. Anniversary of First U.K. Jet Flight, flown cover signed by Frank Whittle. Photo.
1201 £220
Signed Covers: R.A.F. Museum S.C. 30 1971 31st. Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, flown cover signed by Sir Keith Park, Air Officer Commanding No 11 Group Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain. Photo.
1202 £320
Regionals: England: 1st class lake-brown and silver full-bleed issue in a block of eight (2 x 4), the top pair completely imperforate and the second imperf. with indents at foot, fine unmounted mint, scarce multiple, with a photocopy of the part sheet from which the block came. Photo.
1203 | £110
Regionals: England: 2007 Celebrating England miniature sheet on illustrated signed f.d.c. containing a 2007 Gold Sovereign.
1204 | £210
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation on leaves, stockcards and loose with pre-decimals incl. some cylinder blocks, decimals with papers and gums, perf. changes, selection of cylinder blocks, 17p. grey-blue type II (3), also a few used incl. 17p. grey-blue type II, selection of f.d.c's, etc. (few 100s)
1205 | £650
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: An accumulation of decimal cylinder blocks on stockpages, stockcards and in packets with Harrison blocks almost complete, most Questa pre-elliptic perf. blocks incl. 121/2p. perf. 15 x 14 Q2Q2, 18p. bright green Q3Q3 and Q4Q4, selection of Questa and Walsall elliptical perforated blocks incl. 19p. bistre W2 pW2, 26p. red-brown with long wave phosphor bands Q1Q1 and Q2Q2, also Walsall warrant blocks of eight, emblem types mainly white border issues, some duplicates, etc. (approx. 320 blocks)
1206 | £250
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: An unmounted mint selection of missing phosphor varieties with 3p. OCP/PVA (5, incl. a corner block of four), 71/2p., 8p, 9p. (5, incl. a block of four), 11p. (12, incl. a cylinder block), scarce 13p. (possible trace remaining), the lower stamp in a vertical strip of four, also 11p. with left band omitted (7), six in cylinder blocks, one block with traces remaining. (14 items)
1207 £260
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 1958-67 1s.6d. grey-blue variety phosphor omitted, in a fine unmounted mint block of four. S.G. N16Ey, cat. 800. Photo.
1208 | £110
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 3p. ultramarine Harrison photo FCP/PVA two bands, in a cylinder 1 p-(d) no dot and dot pair of blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. XN21, cat. 270.
1209 £350
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 17p. grey-blue Questa litho ACP/PVAD type II, in a Q1Q1 plate block of six, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. XNL19, cat. 800. Photo.
1210 £350
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 17p. grey-blue Questa litho ACP/PVAD type II, in a Q2Q2 plate block of six, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. Spec. XNL19, cat. 800. Photo.
1211 | £85
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 18p. deep olive-grey Questa litho ACP/PVAD, in a plate Q3Q3 and Q4Q4 pair of blocks of six, the latter with small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce printing. S.G. Spec. XNL22, cat. 340.
1212 | £60
The John Sussex collection of Northern Ireland: 39p. bright mauve Questa litho FCP/PVA paper error, two Q1Q1 plate blocks of six, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Spec. XNL63a, cat. 360.
1213 | £200
Regionals: Wales: An accumulation of pre-elliptic cylinder blocks of six with some duplicates, Harrison and Questa issues, values to 39p., incl. the scarce Questa 18p. bright green Q8Q8, etc. (94 blocks)
1214 | £1450
Postage Dues: 1914 to 1969 duplicated mint accumulation in a stockbook, all apparently unmounted incl. 1914-22 wmk. sideways-inverted 11/2d. (2), 4d. (2), 5d. (7), 1s. (4), 1924-31 11/2d., 3d. experimental paper, 4d. (2), 5d. (5, incl. block of four (toned)), 1936-37 4d. (3), 5d. (6), 1s. (5), 1937-38 3d. to 2s.6d. in blocks of four, 1951-52 sets (4) plus 11/2d. with stop after ''THREE'' variety, 1954-55 sets (2), 1955-57 values to 1s. (2), 5s., 1959-63 with cream and whiter papers, most values in blocks of four to 1, sideways-inverted wmks. incl. 1s. (2), 10s. (5, incl. block of four), etc., varied condition with some gum wrinkles or bends, a few with toned gum, mainly fine. (approx. 320)
1215 | £320
Postage Dues: 1914-22 1/2d. to 1s. sets (2) unmounted mint, some in pairs and some marginal, a few gum wrinkles or bends. S.G. D1-8, cat. 900.
1216 £150
Postage Dues: 1914-22 11/2d. chestnut variety watermark sideways-inverted in a top margin block of four, one with gum bend and some other wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. D3Wi, cat. 760. Photo.
1217 £450
Postage Dues: 1938 2d. bisect used on 1951 (June 5th) local cover to St Albans, tied by c.d.s., 1937-38 mint selection of postage due control pairs and blocks with values to 4d. ''B 37'' control pair, (7 items), also 1957 pair of 6d. air letters displaying a doctor blade flaw through the address panel and extending to the stamps. Photo.
1218 | £230
Postage Dues: 1955-57 1/2d. to 2s.6d. sets (2) unmounted mint, a few in pairs, mostly marginal, plus 11/2d. marginal block of four variety wmk. sideways-inverted unmounted mint, occasional light gum bend otherwise fine. S.G. D46-55, D48Wi, cat. 1,190. (24)
1219 | £550
Channel Islands: A collection in 31 albums and stockbooks in three cartons, with Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey issues mint to 2013 with definitives, commemoratives and miniature sheets, plus f.d.c's, also with I.O.M. mint and f.d.c's to 2013. (1,000s)
1220 | £130
Off-Shore Islands: A selection of local issues in a stockbook, incl. Herm Island, Jethou with 1964 Europa set imperforate mint, Guernsey-Sark Commodore issues, also a stockbook of revenues, etc. (few 100s)
1221 | £80
Channel Islands: 1940-45 a small selection of covers and cards, incl. 1940 (June 30th.) envelope to Guernsey with violet boxed ''NO SERVICE/RETURN TO SENDER'', three Red Cross messages to Guernsey, etc. (7 items)
1222 £350
Guernsey: Postal History: Early incoming cover, probably from France, addressed ''To his loving brother Mr. Peter Capelin, Ffrende John Pryou St. Loe. This date Gernzeye'' but no date is given. Mr. Peter Capelin appears in the Island's tithe list for 1580 and the letter probably dates from this time, showing wax seal and string, rare early item. Photo.
1224 | £550
Isle of Man: A large accumulation in six albums, fifteen cover albums, leaves and loose, incl. 1973 3p. with error olive-biste border unmounted mint (2), 31/2p. with error grey-brown border unmounted mint, used booklet panes and a range of used to 2011, comprehensive range of f.d.c's to 2013, some silks and some signed by the designers, also a range of Calf of Man issues, etc. (many 100s)
1228 £120
Jersey: 1843 entire letter to Portugal, bearing red Jersey despatch c.d.s. on reverse, on the from has ''280'' rate mark and Oporto datestamp, both in blue. Photo.