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Auction of British Empire and Foreign Countries Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 92

Wednesday 19th November 2014

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2501 | £6000
A Q.V. to K.G.V mainly mint British Empire collection in New Imperial albums volumes I and I with G.B. 1864-79 1d. plates to 224, 1902-13 to 1s. (2), 1937 re-engraved Seahorse set, Antigua 1903-07 CC 1/2d. to 5s., 1932 Tercentenary set, Ascension 1922 and 1924-33 sets to 3s., Australia 1932 Bridge set, Basutoland 1933 set, Bechuanaland 1932 set, Somaliland 1904 CA to 5r., Brunei 1908-22 to $5, Canada, Cayman Islands 1921-26 Script and 1932 Tercentenary sets, Cyprus 1928 Anniversary set, Dominica 1907-08 MCA and 1908-20 MCA sets to 5s., Falkland Islands 1898 CC 2s.6d. and 5s., 1904-05 MCA to 5s., Grenada, Jamaica 1920-21 set, Malta 1926-27 and 1930 overprinted sets, Montserrat 1932 Tercentenary, Nauru 1924 to 10s., Newfoundland 1897 Discovery, 1910 1c. to 15c., 1923-24 1c. to 24c., 1929-31 1c. to 20c., 1931 1c. to 30c., N.Z. 1906 Christchurch and 1913 Auckland Exhibition sets, 1931 Health pair, North Borneo 1931 Anniversary set, Northern Rhodesia 1925-29, Papua 1932 set to 1, St. Helena 1934 Centenary set, Seychelles 1912-16 MCA, 1917-22 MCA and 1921-32 Script sets, Southern Rhodesia 1924 and 1931-34 sets, S.W.A. 1931 set in pairs, Swaziland 1933 Script set, 1935 Jubilee sets, etc. (100s)
2502 | £4200
A K.G.VI mainly mint collection in a SG printed album with many sets incl. Australia 1946-47 B.C.O.F., Bahamas, Bahawalpur 1948, Officials, Bahrain 1938-41, Burma 1938-40, 1939 and 1947 Officials, Canada, B.O.I.C., Falkland Is., Fiji 1938-51 and 1940 postage due, Gilbert and Ellice Is. 1940 postage due, G.B. 1939-48, Hong Kong 1938-52, India 1937, 1948 Gandhi, Jind State 1937-38, Kedah 1937, Kuwait 1939, New Hebrides 1938 and 1938 postage due, N.Z. postal fiscals to 2, Officials, North Borneo 1939 and 1945 overprinted, Nyasaland 1950 postage due, Pakistan, Perak 1938-41, Sarawak 1945, Seychelles 1938-49, Somaliland 1938, 1948-49 Wedding sets apparently complete, etc. (100s)
2503 | £4600
A mint and used collection of Foreign countries in two well filled New Ideal albums (one with broken binder) incl. Albania Airs, Brazil 1861 280r. vermilion used, China 1878 3 can. used, 1897 Dowager 24c. used, 1897 surcharges, 1897 Red Revenue 1c., 2c. (2) mint, Foreign P.O's, France 1869 5f. used, 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f. used, French Colonies, German States and Colonies, Greece, Italy 1923 Manzoni set to 5l. mint, 1933 Zeppelin set mint, 1933 Balbo mint, Hawaii, Netherlands Indies 1864 and 1868 10c. used, Portugal and Colonies incl. Macau, Russia from 1858, Thailand from 1883, 1907 Postage overprinted 40t. used, U.S.A. 1847 5c. unused (faults), 1851 12c. used, 1869 1c. to 90c. used, 1870 to 90c. carmine used, 1893 Columbus to 50c. used, Scandinavia, South America, etc. (1,000s)
2504 | £2300
An all World collection in rather mixed condition in approximately 150 albums and stockbooks contained in eleven cartons with G.B. from 18401d. (2) used, surface printed, later sets mint, strength in mint and used British Empire incl. Australia and States, India and States, Falkland Islands, New Zealand, Malayan States, also thematic collection of butterflies, etc. (many 1,000s)
2505 | £2600
A K.G.VI mint collection in an SG printed album with many sets incl. Aden 1937 Dhow, Ascension, Australia 1946-47 B.C.O.F., Bermuda 1938 to 1, Falkland Is., G.B. 1939-48, Hong Kong 1938-52, India 1937, 1948 Gandhi, Leeward Is., Pakistan 1947, 1948-49 Wedding and 1949 U.P.U. omnibus sets apparently complete, etc. (100s)
2506 | £1850
A mint and used collection in varied condition in fifteen albums contained in two cartons incl. Ascension, Australia 1932-35 5s. used, 10s. to 2 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1937 Robes 10s. ''SPECIMEN'', Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Malta 1930 10s. used, New Guinea, South Africa, South West Africa from 1923 overprints, postage dues, Officials, Sudan, Trinidad 1894 5s. mint, Zanzibar, China from 1885 1ca. to 5ca. used, 1960s and 1970s Peoples Republic issues, Japan, Manchukuo, Portugal and Colonies, Macau, Thailand from 1883 issues, Turkey, Middle East, etc. (many 100s)
2507 | £1650
An all World collection in an Ideal album in mixed condition incl. Canada, G.B. 1884 1 DB used, 1891 1 SB used, Labuan, Nyasaland 1913-21 Script 10s. and 1 mint, most 1935 Jubilee omnibus sets mint, Foreign countries incl. China from large dragons, France 1936 South Atlantic Flight 10f. mint, Thailand, U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
2508 | £1600
A K.G.V to Q.E. II mint and used British Empire collection in six albums contained in a carton incl. Aden, Antigua, Ascension Is. 1934 Script set mint, 1938-53 to 5s. (2) mint, Barbados, Bermuda 1938-53 to 1 mint and used, British Honduras 1938-47 to $5 mint and used, Solomon Islands, Canada, Cayman Is. 1938-48 to 10s.(2) mint, Cyprus 1938-51 and 1955-60 to 1 mint, Falkland Is. and Dependencies, Fiji sets to 1, Gibraltar, Grenada, Montserrat, North Borneo 1945 overprinted 1c. to $5 set mint, St. Helena, Sarawak 1945 overprinted to $10 mint, many 1935 Jubilee sets mint, etc. (100s)
2509 | £1000
A Commonwealth collection in an Imperial album (volume 1, third edition), incl. Great Britain 1840 1d. black used (four margins), range of line engraved and surface printed to 5s. used, 1902-10 values to 10s. used, range of officials, also strong ranges from Australia with a range of 'Roos to 2s. and States, Canada, Cape of Good Hope triangulars to 1s., Ceylon, Egypt, Hong Kong, India and States, Ireland, Malaya and States, Morocco Agencies, New Zealand, South Africa, etc, album in exceptionally fine condition, stamps slightly mixed. (100s)
2510 | £1150
A collection of British Empire in two Ideal albums volumes II and III with mint issues incl. Ascension, Bermuda 1920-21 and 1921 Tercentenary sets, G.B. 1929 P.U.C. 1, Iraq 1932 Official overprinted set, Leeward Islands 1921-32 Script 10s., Nyasaland 1921-33 Script 1/2d. to 10s., etc. (100s)
2511 | £1900
A mint S-Z Commonwealth countries collection in an album, chiefly 1920s to 1930s, incl. St. Kitts-Nevis 1921-29 values to 5s., St. Lucia 1936 1/2d. to 10s. set, St. Vincent 1913-17 1/2d. to 1 set, Sarawak 1932 and 1934-41 sets, Sierra Leone 1932 and 1938-44 sets to 1, South West Africa 1931 1/2d. to 10d. set in pairs, Straits Settlements 1936-37 1c. to $5 set, Sudan 1935 General Gordon and 1941 sets, Swaziland 1933 and 1938-54 sets to 10s., Tonga 1897 1/2d. to 5s. set, Trengganu 1921-41 values to $5, Trinidad and Tobago 1938-44 1c. to 60c. set, etc., fine and fresh. (100s)
2512 | £1550
A mint collection of Europe in an album, chiefly 1930s, incl. Andorra 1931 set to 30f. and 1931 values to 30f., Austria 1931 Vienna Convention, 1932 Writers and 1933 Youth Welfare sets, Belgium 1932 Cardinal Mercier and 1932 T.B. sets, Bulgaria 1931 and 1933 Balkan Olympics set, Italy, Portugal and Colonies, Romania, Russia, San Marino 1932 P.O. Inauguration, 1932 Electric Railway, 1932 Garibaldi and 1933 Philatelic Congress sets, Spain, Vatican City 1933 Express Letter 2l. and 2l.50, Yugoslavia 1931-33 King Alexander set (without engraver's name) to 30d., etc., mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2513 | £1050
A 1940s to 1950s mint Commonwealth collection on album pages, incl. Australia, Barbados, Falkland Islands 1952 set to 1, Falkland Dependencies 1954-62 set to 1, Hong Kong 1948 Silver Wedding set and 1954-62 set to $10, India 1949-52 set to 10r. and 1955 Five year Plan set, Malta, Malaysian States, New Zealand Postal Fiscals 1940-58 near complete values to 1, Tristan de Cunha 1952 Overprints set to 10s., etc., mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2514 | £3800
A K.E.VII to K.G.V collection of mainly Specimen stamps from a Postal Administration, partly stuck or stuck down on leaves or pieces, incl. Antigua 1903-07 set, Malaya with Selenagor 1935-41 set, Trengganu, Natal, Newfoundland, South Africa 1910 21/2d., Swaziland, Tonga, etc., mixed condition. (366)
2515 | £2300
A collection of mint European air mails in an album, from 1910s to 1930s, incl. Austria 1925 set to 10s., Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Danzig, Denmark 1925-29 set to 1Kr., Germany 1926-31, 1928-31 and 1931 Polar sets, Greece 1926 Aeroespresso set, Italy 1926 set to 5l., Lithuania, Russia, San Marino 1931 set to 10l. and 1933 Zepplin set to 20l. on 3l., Spain, etc., mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2516 | £800
A mainly good to fine used K.G.VI collection in an S.G. printed album incl. Australia, Cyprus 1938 to 1, Falkland Is. 1938 10s., 1952 to 1, G.B., Hong Kong 1938-52 set to both $10, India 1937 to 25r., 1948 Gandhi set, Malta, N.Z. Officials, etc. (100s)
2517 | £620
A collection in varied condition in twelve albums contained in a carton with strength in British Empire incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, Australia and States, Canada, Ceylon, Gibraltar, Hong Kong 1905 $2 and $3 used, India from 1854, 1926-33 to 25r. used, Malayan States, N.Z. 3 and 4 Arms used, also Europe, China with 1897 Red Revenue 2c. (2) used, Japan, U.S.A. 1898 Omaha 50c. used, etc. (many 100s)
2518 | £1050
A collection in six albums and five stockbooks with mint and used British Empire with British Asia incl. Burma, Bahrain, India 1948 Gandhi set mint in presentation folder (10r. is stuck down), and full set on illustrated first day cover, Kuwait, Malaya, Pakistan, also G.B. with 1840 1d. used, 1936 2s. booklet, etc. (many 100s)
2519 | £680
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection in varied condition on leaves incl. Kuwait, Morocco Agencies, Northern Rhodesia 1938-52 to 20s. mint, Nyasaland 1908-11 CA to 4s., 10s. mint, Sierra Leone, Somaliland 1938, 1942 and 1953 sets mint, Rhodesia, Tangier, Tanganyika 1927-31 Script to 10s. mint, etc. (100s)
2520 | £720
An all World accumulation in thirteen albums and stockbooks, on leaves and loose contained in three cartons with Cyprus incl. G.B. overprinted, 1902-04 CA to 18pi. used, 1928 Anniversary set to 1 mint, 1934 Script set mint, later sets to 1 mint, Laos, G.B. with later issues in mint blocks, run of f.d.c's, China 1960 Chrysanthemums set in used (c.t.o.) blocks, Portugal, etc. (1,000s)
2521 | £1000
An accumulation in a carton, incl. used ranges from Commonwealth, France and Colonies, Portugal and Colonies, etc., on Whitfield King leaves, Monaco 1933-39 values to 10f. and 20f mint., unmounted mint ranges in an album with Libya, Saudi Arabia, Macau, etc., 1935 Silver Jubilee and 1937 Coronation issues mint in two printed albums, also Great Britain with 1840 1d. used, range of surface printed, few officials, Q.E.II unmounted mint multiples, mixed condition.
2522 | £820
A mint K.G.V to early Q.E.II Commonwealth collection in an album, mostly as complete sets, incl. Bahrain, British Occ. of Italian Colonies with Middle Eastern Forces 1943-47, Eritrea 1950 and 1951 and Tripolitania 1948, 1950 and 1951 sets, Kuwait 1950-52 set to 10r. on 10s., Malayan States with 1948 Silver Wedding sets, 1949-52 values to $5, Morocco Agencies with Tangier 1949 to 10s., Singapore 1948-52 perf. 14 set to $5, 1948 Silver Wedding set, 1955-59 set to $5, South Africa, etc., fine and fresh (100s)
2523 | £2100
A mint British Commonwealth collection of countries from D to M, incl. Falkland Islands 1929-37 and 1938-50 sets to 1, Fiji 1938-55 set to 1, Gambia 1938-46 set to 10s., Gold Coast, Grenada, India 1911-22 values to 10r., Ireland 1937 St Patrick set, Jamaica 1921-29 set to 10s., Johore, Kedah 1921-32 and 1937 sets to $5, K.U.T. 1935-37 set to 1, Leeward Islands 1921-32 and 1938-51 values to 1, etc., mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2524 £1450
Various in two cartons incl. Polar, Space and Captain Cook thematics, some duplication, A.A.T. 1966 definitives Japanese presentation pack (2), B.A.T. with 1963 1 unmounted mint (3), Canada, Falkland Islands with 1933 Centenary 11/2d. unused block of fifteen, 1938-50 to 1, 1952 to 1 (2) mint, Dependencies with 1904-12 1/2d. (6), 1d. (11), 2d., 21/2d. (5), 1933 Centenary values to 1s., 1952 1s.3d. used in South Georgia, 1921-28 1/2d., 1d. (3), 21/2d. on yellow, 1929 21/2d. used in South Shetlands, G.B. with 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. missing gold, Wedgwood 1 booklet, Greenland, Netherlands, Russia, T.A.A.F., Tristan da Cunha, paquebot marks, signed covers incl. Sir Alec Rose, Sir John Mills, etc., mainly fair to fine. Ex Evans.
2526 | £480
A Q.V. to K.G.VI mainly good to fine mint collection in varied condition, neatly arranged in a stockbook incl. Australia, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, N.Z.. Seychelles, South Africa, G.B. overprinted, etc. (100s)
2527 | £1100
A mostly 1930s world mint collection, incl. Belgian Colonies, China 1933 Tan Yen-Kai set, Egypt, Ethiopia, French Colonies with Gabon 1932-33 set to 20f., Guyana, Indochina, Lattaquie 1931 near complete values to 100p., St Pierre 1932-33 near complete values to 20f., Iran, Italian Colonies with Cyrenaica 1950 1m. to 500m. set, Somalia Parcel Post 1926-31 values to 20l. incl. 2l., Portuguese colonies with Acores, Angola, Spanish Colonies, Yemen, etc., also Latin America, mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2528 | £480
A British Empire collection in nine albums and loose in a carton incl. G.B. 1955 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 unmounted mint, Omnibus issues incl. many 1935 Silver Jubilee issues incl. Sierra Leone 1d. with extra flagstaff used, Canada, Falkland Is., Hong Kong, Pitcairn Is. 1949 Silver Wedding 10s. unmounted mint, Rhodesia, old S.G. approval books incl. China 1878 3 can. used, G.B. K.E.VIII 2s. booklet, a few covers, etc. (few 1,000s)
2529 | £480
A mint Commonwealth collection in an album, chiefly 1940s to 1950s, incl. British Virgin Islands 1956-62 set to $4.80, Canada 1942-48 perf. 12 1c. to $1 set, Great Britain 1951 Festival set, North Borneo 1947 and 1950-52 sets to $5, Papua 1952-58 1/2d. to 1 set, Swaziland 1956 1/2d. to 1 set, some stamps slightly stuck down, otherwise fine and fresh. (100s)
2530 | £480
An extensive accumulation of mint and 'used' forgeries from Latin America, incl. Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, etc., with some in complete sheetlets, mixed condition. (100s)
2531 | £500
A collection in mixed condition in four albums incl. an early Standard album and a U.P.U. presentation booklet with strength in Asia with Hong Kong, Malaya, China 1878 3 can. and 5 can. used, 1894 Dowager 24c. used, Indo-China, Japan, Thailand, etc. (100s)
2532 | £620
An accumulation in varied condition in two albums, four stockbooks, on leaves and loose incl. G.B. 1840 1d. (2) used, 1867 5s. rose plate 2 used, 1935 Silver Jubilee omnibus issues mint and used, Australia and States incl. Victoria 1897 Charity 21/2d. (2s.6d.) mint, Canada, India and States, New Zealand imperf. and perf. Chalons, Samoa, etc. (100s)
2533 | £400
A collection of earlier issues in mixed condition in six Devon albums contained in a carton with British Empire incl. Australian States from imperfs., C.O.G.H. triangulars, Ceylon with Chalons used to 2s. incl. 1867-70 1s. strip of four, also U.S.A., etc. (many 100s)
2534 | £980
A mint collection of Commonwealth M-R countries, incl. Mauritus 1921-34 values to 25r. and 1938-49 2c. to 10r., Montserrat 1932 Tercentenary and 1938-48 1/2d. to 1 sets, Morocco Agencies, Nauru 1924-48 rough greyish paper 1/2d. to 10s. set, Negri Sembilan 1935-41 1c. to $1 set, Newfoundland 1929-31 1c. to 20c and 1931 air sets, New Hebrides 1938 5c. to 10f. set, Nigeria 1936 1/2d. to 1 set, Pahang 1935-41 1c. to $5 set, fine and fresh. (100s)
2535 | £1150
A collection of al lWorld airmails in an album, mostly 1920s to 1930s, with much Latin America, incl. Argentina 1928 Air to 3p.60, 1930 blue overprint Zeppelin set, Colombia 1932 overprints set to 3p. and 1932-39 set to 5p. (less one 15c.), Ecuador 1929 set to 10s., Venezuela 1932-38 surface imprint 5c. to 20b. set, also French and Italian Colonies, China with 1921 15c. to 90c. set, Japan with 1919 Tokyo-Osaka Airmail 11/2s. and 3s. and 1929 set, etc., mostly fine and fresh. (100s)
2536 | £250
A Q.V. to K.G.V collection of British West Indies postal stationery incl. Barbados with 1883-6 1/2d. lilac on buff postcard used to Prague and 1892 1d. on 11/2d. reply card used to Jamaica, St. Lucia with 1900 1d. carmine envelope used to England, St. Christopher, St Kitts-Nevis, Turks Islands and Antigua, some overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mostly fine (72)
2537 | £500
A Q.V. to K.GVI mint and used British Empire collection mixed condition in five Simplex Junior albums with Cape triangulars 1d. (2), 4d. (4) and 1s. (2) used, Ceylon imperfs., Hong Kong 1862 48c. used, 1863 to 96c. used, 1912 1c. to $1 mint, India, Jamaica, Labuan 1902 set to $1 mint, 12c. with variety line through ''B'' mint, etc. (100s)
2538 | £230
A mint group comprising Burma Official 1947 Interim Government 3p. to 1r. set (unmounted), Kelantan 1937-40 set to $1, Kedah 1937 set to $5 and New Hebrides 1938 10f. violet on blue (unmounted), also Great Britain Office of Works 1902-03 2d. used, fine. (37)
2540 | £300
A 1950s to 1960s mint collection in an album, with definite sets incl. British Honduras 1953-62 and 1962, Cayman Islands 1953-62 and 1962-64, Fiji 1954-59, Gambia 1953-59, Gibraltar 1953-59 and 1960-62, Malta 1956-58, Nigeria 1953-58, North Borneo 1954-59 and 1961, Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1954-56 and 1959-62, Somaliland 1953-58, etc., some stamps a little stuck down, otherwise fine. (100s)
2541 | £320
A large accumulation of Empire and Great Britain in albums, stockbooks, on leaves and loose contained in three cartons with K.G.VI short sets mint, Pitcairn Is., Exhibition labels, quantity of commemorative and first day covers, etc. (1,000s)
2543 | £380
An accumulation in eighteen albums and stockbooks contained in two cartons with a range of duplicated mint and used Country collections incl. Egypt, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Spain, etc. (1,000s)
2544 | £320
A duplicated mint and used collection of Foreign Countries on leaves incl. Iraq, Italian States, Russia, South America, Romania, Serbia, etc. (many 100s)
2545 | £450
An accumulation in an album, four small stockbooks and loose with main interest in covers and cards incl. pre-adhesives, 1912 cover to N.Z. with straight lined ''UNCLAIMED'' and boxed ''Not Known by LETTER CARRIERS OKAKUNE'' in violet, 1916 German East Africa prepaid cover with ''7 1/2H'' handstamp, 1902 Niger Coast, postal stationery, also approval books with mint British Empire incl.. Cayman Is., K.U.T., Nigeria, St. Lucia, Gibraltar 1935 Jubilee 2d. corner block one stamp with variety extra flagstaff, etc. (100s)
2546 | £500
An interesting accumulation in seven albums, various notebooks and loose with a stuck down range of early issues in mixed condition incl. Germany Eagles to 18k., Sudan, various revenues, etc. (many 100s)
2547 | £220
An accumulation in varied condition in seven albums and notebooks and loose with G.B. from 1840 1d. used, selection of covers with early f.d.c's, mint and used British Empire with some K.G.VI sets to top values, etc. (100s)
2548 | £230
A K.G.V to Q.E.II mint and used British West Indies collection in varied condition in an album with duplicated range of lower values incl. Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts, Trinidad, with shades, etc. (many 100s)
2549 | £380
A large accumulation of foreign countries in albums, stockbooks, on leaves and loose contained in two cartons with mint used modern issues, quantity of commemorative and first day covers, etc. (1,000s)
2550 | £190
An accumulation in four cartons, loose and in albums, incl. Commonwealth with India & States, Australia with a range of 'Roos, Heads and States, New Zealand from 1864, Canada, Europe with Austria, France, Germany, Ireland from 1922, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. Sold on behalf of the charity Save the Children. (100s)
2551 | £300
A collection in five albums, two stockbooks and loose in a carton, mainly Far East incl. Brunei 1952 set to $5 in unmounted mint blocks of four, Hong Kong, Malayan States, Sabah incl. covers, Sarawak 1955 set to $5 in unmounted mint blocks of four, Singapore, packets, covers incl. Malaysia f.d.c's, Japan postal stationery used, etc. (few 1,000s)
2552 | £260
An all World collection in two albums, two SG Minor albums and loose incl. G.B. from 1840 1d. used, later issues in mint blocks, Germany, New Zealand, Japan 1949 Postal Week 8y. mint, selection of covers, etc. (many 100s)
2553 | £260
An accumulation in eighteen albums and stockbooks, a notebook and loose contained in two cartons incl. Germany with 1949 Goethe sets mint incl. Berlin, G.B. with modern decimal issues in mint blocks, thematic interest, etc. (many 100s)
2554 | £480
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated mint and used collection of British Empire in four albums and on leaves incl. British West Indies, Ceylon, New Zealand, India, etc. (many 100s)
2555 | £230
A Q.E.II mainly mint collection in two New Age albums with sets incl. Aden 1953-63, Bermuda 1953-62, British Honduras 1953-62, British Solomon Islands 1956-63, Cayman Islands 1953-62, Cyprus 1955-60 and 1960-61 overprinted, N.Z., North Borneo 1954-59, St. Helena, Tristan Da Cunha, etc. (100s)
2557 | £230
An accumulation in thirteen albums and on leaves contained in two cartons incl. Germany, G.B. from 1840 1d. used with later mint Commemorative sets, N.Z. covers, Malta, Norfolk Islands, etc. (many 100s)
2559 | £1450
A mint A-C Commonwealth countries collection in an album, 1920s to 1950s, incl. Antigua 1921-29 values to 1, 1932 1/2d. to 5s. set, Ascension 1938-52 1/2d. to 10s. set, Basutoland 1933 1/2d. to 10s. and 1938 1/2d. to 10s. sets, British Solomon Islands 1922-31 1/2d. to 10s. set, Ceylon 1938-49 2c. to 5r. set, etc., fine and fresh. (100s)
2560 | £240
A mainly British Empire mint and used collection in three albums and two stockbooks and an approval book with G.B. overprinted incl. Bahrain, Kuwait, Tangier, also Egypt, Ireland, a selection of varieties incl. Hong Kong 1965 I..T.U. 10c. unmounted mint pair with wmk. inverted, etc. (100s)
2561 | £400
Miscellaneous and Mixed Lots: A World collection of covers, postal stationery and postcards mainly 1880's to 1960's incl. India with 1863 cover to Glasgow, New Zealand with a few Q.V. covers, South Africa, U.S.A. incl. 1933 (Oct. 26) Zeppelin cover, etc. (100's)
2563 | £170
An accumulation in two cartons, mostly Q.E.II Commonwealth incl. Australia, Pacific Islands, Gold Coast, with regular issues, f.d.c's, miniature sheets etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2564 | £190
A collection in an early Victoria Postage Stamp Album, two small stockbooks and loose incl. G.B. 1912-24 to 1s. mint with 9d. green, 1913 Waterlow 5s. Seahorse used, Officials, Australia 'roos incl. 1915-27 5s. used, Bechuanaland Protectorate revenue overprint on K.E.VII 5s. and K.G.V 10s. used, Rhodesia Double Head 8d., 1s. mint, Admirals to 5s. used, Foreign incl. Austria 1945 Hitler overprinted to 80pf., 1m. and 5m. mint, etc. (100s)
2565 | £260
An all World accumulation in seven albums, mostly Commonwealth, incl. Australia with 'Roos to 2s., Barbados, Bermuda with 1920-21 and 1921 1/4d. to 1s. sets mint, Chile, Germany from imperfs., K.U.T. 1912-21 values to 3r. used, New Zealand, Zanzibar, Great Britain from 1840 1d. black used, 1883-84 2s.6d. and 5s. used (parcel cancellations), railway stamps with 1906 cover to London bearing Great Central Railway Company 2d., also some loose, a few covers, three 1920s stamp catalogues, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2567 | £90
An accumulation of mainly loose stamps sorted into small tins and boxes with early bundleware incl. Indian Revenues, also a quantity of modern catalogues with stamps sorted inside some of the pages, contained in four cartons. (1,000s)
2568 | £170
An accumulation sold on behalf of charity in five albums and loose contained in a carton with G.B. from 1840 1d. used, 1867-83 5s. EA good used, a small correspondence with 1d. plates, Royalty omnibus issues mint with 1953 Coronation, etc. (100s). Sold on behalf of charity.
2569 | £160
An accumulation in varied condition in two albums, on leaves and loose contained in a carton with G.B. incl. mint decimal issues, selection of Prestige booklets, quantity of covers incl. Abu Dhabi 1964 5np. to 10r. set on illustrated f.d.c., etc. (100s)
2570 | £240
A Q.V. to K.G V mint and used British Empire selection in mixed condition incl. Cape triangulars, Newfoundland from imperfs., Natal, etc.
2571 | £90
A mainly Q.E.II selection, incl. Aitutaki with 1972 $2 unmounted mint pair, one with ''AJTUTAKI'' variety, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Rhodesia, etc. (few 100s)
2572 | £60
A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection in six albums, incl. much Commonwealth with Australia, Canada, Gibraltar, India and States, Malaya, New Zealand, Nigeria, Rhodesias, Tanganyika, also Austria, Germany, USA, etc., mixed condition (100s)
2573 | £120
Collections in mixed condition in a damaged Schaubek album and a remaindered Ideal Empire album incl. G.B. from 1840 1d., etc.
2574 | £95
An all World accumulation in albums and on pages, incl. much Commonwealth with K.U.T, Rhodesia, Sudan, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2575 | £230
A collection in four albums, incl. much Commonwealth with Australia, Canada, India and States, Malaya, New Zealand, South Africa, also China, Germany, Japan, Poland, Romania, U.S.A., etc., mixed condition. Sold on behalf of the Alzheimers Society. (100s)
2576 | £60
A collection of approximately 270 mainly different miniature sheets from around the world in a binder with Olympics, etc.
2578 | £150
An accumulation in varied condition in four albums, on leaves and loose contained in a carton incl. G.B. 1840 1d. used, selection of covers with Labuan 1897 registered cover with overprinted 12c. and 18c. values, etc. (100s) Sold on behalf of charity.
2579 | £110
Accessories: Albums, a selection of empty covers, comprising F.G. Godden binders and slipcases, gold blocked (24), S.G. Devon two green and four blue, S.G. Simplex binders (5), varied condition.
2582 | £250
Forgeries: A collection of European forgeries, strong in Spain and Romania, also with Austria, Belgium and Colonies, Greece, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
2583 | £300
Forgeries: A mint and used collection of all World forgeries, incl. China, Hawaii, Japan, Korea, Liberia, Shanghai and U.S.A., mixed condition. (approx. 150 stamps)
2584 | £300
Literature: A selection of Proud handbooks comprising Basutoland & Bechuanaland Protectorate, British Borneo, British Guiana, Ceylon, Cyprus, Fiji, Gold Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaya (3), Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, St Lucia & St Vincent, Sierra Leone, Southern Rhodesia, Swaziland & Zululand, Tanganyika, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda & Zanzibar, fine. (21)
2585 | £150
Literature: A small library comprising 45 publications contained in a carton incl. ''History of the Indian Army Postal Service volume I-III'' by Proud, two Robert Barnes Falkland Island books, interest in airmails with ''Irish Crash Airmails'' by R Vogt, ''Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines'' by K. Sandford, Fields 1934 Airmail catalogue, etc.
2587 | £90
Literature: Great Britain, a selection of thirty six publications concerning Great British postal history and postmarks incl. ''The Penny Post'' by F.Staff, ''The Postmarks of G.B. and Ireland'' by Alcock and Holland (damaged spine), ''Postmarks of the Date Impression Books Post Office Records sections 1 to 3'' by Proud, etc.
2591 | £50
Literature: A small library with interest in Travelling Post Offices, Postal Mechanisation, 1838 and 1844 Post Office Acts quarter leather reprints, etc. (25 items)
2592 | £35
Literature: Six publications incl. ''Postage Stamps in the Making'' by Melville volume I, ''Postal Forgeries of the World'' by Leslie Fletcher, ''The Fournier Album of Philatelic Forgeries'' by Ragatz, etc.
2596 | £80
Literature: Great Britain, ''The Plating of the Penny 1840-1864'' by Rowland Brown, volumes I to V, also another plating book.
2597 | £90
Literature: Great Britain, a small library of 21 publications incl. ''The British Post Office'' by Dendy Marshall, ''British Postal Stationery'' by A.Huggins (reprint), ''Guide Lines to the Penny Black'' by Litchfield, etc.
2599 | £60
Literature: Great Britain, a selection of publications with interest in G.B. postal history contained in a carton incl. ''The Inland Posts'' by J Stone, ''Three Centuries of Scottish Posts'' by A Haldane, ''The English Provisional Local Posts'' by Oxley, ''The Letter Box'' by J Farrugia, various British County Catalogues, etc. (30 items)
2604 | £50
Literature: Great Britain, a selection of twenty one publications concerning London Postal History incl. various London Postal History Group notebooks, 1857 Post Guide reprint, ''William Dockwra and the rest of the Undertakers'' by T. Todd, ''The Local Posts of London'' by Brumell, Pigot and Co Directory of London and its Suburbs 1839 (1993) reprint, etc.
2605 | £240
Literature: G.A. Higlett, selection of 24 different humorous booklets with three extra duplicates, incl. Gems from Jamaica, Dutch Philatelic Art, Awake at Last (2), fair to fine.
2606 | £120
Literature: Maritime, a selection of twenty publications with maritime interest contained in a carton incl. Salles volumes I to IV and VIII, ''British Maritime Postal History volume I'' by R. Kirk, ''The Transatlantic Mail'' by F. Staff, ''The Postal Services of the P & O Service to the Peninsula'' by R. Kirk, ''The Post-Office Packet Service'' by A H Norway, etc.
2607 | £75
Literature: Maritime, ''The Maritime Postal History of the British Isles'' by Alan Roberston, apparently complete original version in three volumes, also ''Robertson Revisited'' by C.Tabeart.
2610 | £40
Literature: Specimens, ''Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies'' by Marcus Samuel, without supplement, in fine condition.
2611 | £80
Omnibus Issues: A collection of various Royalty omnibus issues from 1937 onwards in seventeen albums contained in two cartons.
2612 | £110
Omnibus Issues: 1974 U.P.U. comprehensive collection of mint and used sets, miniature sheets and illustrated f.d.c's, in six albums contained in a carton, also two further albums of 1974 Churchill issues. (100s)
2614 | £780
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards in a small box incl. airmails, censored mail with W.W.I, stationery, France, with 1937 Museum pair on Official cards, Belgium, China, Netherlands, Liechtenstein with Zeppelins, Holy Land, etc. (100s)
2615 | £1000
Postal History and Covers: An all World accumulation of covers and cards with unused and used postal stationery incl. Japan 5s. postcard with additional 1/2s. Cherry Blossom value, Bermuda 1940 censored cover with 2s., Gibraltar 1935 Silver Jubilee 2d. marginal block on registered envelope to UK, one stamp with variety 'extra flagstaff', selection of picture postcards, Sudan, etc. (few 100s)
2616 | £320
Postal History and Covers: A collection of early British Africa stationery covers and cards unused and used in two albums incl. C.O.G.H., Nyasaland with ''SPECIMEN'' overprints, Natal, Rhodesia, Transvaal, Bechuanaland, etc. (158 items)
2617 £80
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation in a carton, incl. Great Britain special cancellations, airmail envelopes, postcards, duplicated modern covers with SAS first flights and HMS ''Endurance'' cachet covers, etc., fair to fine.
2618 | £230
Postal History and Covers: An accumulation of covers and cards in varied condition incl. postal stationery, also a few stamps etc. (few 100s)
2619 | £320
Postal History and Covers: A selection in an album, incl. China, range of censored mail with India, South and Central America, etc. (29 items)
2623 | £350
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: Zeppelin Mail, 1929 to 1939 selection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1929 (Mar.) Orient flight card, 1929 (Apr.) Mediterranean flight envelope, some postcards and some modern items. Ex Stratton. (35 items)
2624 | £750
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: Concorde: 1969-2003, a collection of 100 Air France flown covers, all with at least one pilot or crew signature, with a wide range of flights and cover types.
2625 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: Concorde: 1969 to 2002, a collection of one hundred Air France flown covers, with a wide range of flights and cover types.
2626 | £750
Postal History and Covers: Airmails: Concorde: 1976 to 1986, a collection of 120 British Airways official flown covers, 67 signed, 40 of which have more than one signature, with a good range of flights.
2627 £260
Disinfected Mail: Austria: 1879 envelope and a front, both bearing the rare yellow disinfection labels of Szczakowa and Podwolocyska, also three postcards of the border at Szczakowa. Photo.
2628 | £150
Disinfected Mail: Austria: 1781 to 1784, four entires to the same addressee in Venice, all bearing wax seals, manuscript ''Netto di fuori e sporco di dentro'', ''Franco 10 para'', also 1803 entire to London with Semlin cachet.
2629 | £420
Disinfected Mail: Austria: A selection in an album and envelope, incl. range of cachets and seals of Semlin. Alt-Orsova, Bruck, Kitzbuhel, Tomos and Wampersdorf, etc. (60 items)
2630 | £170
Disinfected Mail: France: 1830-34 disinfected mail from Algeria to France bearing ''ARMEE EXPEDe/D'AFRIQUE'', also 1881 cover bearing ''Service Sanitaire/DAKAR'', poor to fine. (7 items)
2631 | £280
Disinfected Mail: France: A selection of 19th Century covers, incl. ''Bau CENTRAL/ARM D'ESPAGNE'' and ''Purifiee'' cachets of Marseille, Toulon and Trompeloup. (39 items)
2632 | £210
Disinfected Mail: Germany: A selection of covers and cards, incl. cachets with Brandenburg, Hannover, Nimmersatt (2 types), Topen, health certificates of 1721 and 1739, etc. (24 items)
2633 | £320
Disinfected Mail: Great Britain: 1772-46 Stangate Creek, covers bearing various ''QUEENSBOROUGH'' entry marks, also four other items.
2634 | £100
Disinfected Mail: Greece: 1830-48 covers (11), incl. examples of cachets of Health Offices in Cefalonia, Siros, Piraeus and Taratsa.
2635 | £400
Disinfected Mail: Malta: 1813-1903 selection in an album, incl. range of cachets with 1838 double oval ''PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTE'', also circular ''DISINFECTED/LAZARETTO MALTA'' datestamps, etc. (27 items)
2636 | £180
Disinfected Mail: Netherlands: 1819 entire from Charleston to Schiedam bearing ''Marine/Guziuverd'' and 1831 entire from Rostock to Schiedam bearing ''GUZUIVERD'' in red.
2637 | £110
Disinfected Mail: Russia: 1897 envelope, registered from India to Bakhara and 1899 envelope, registered from Mauritius to Finland, both bearing ''BESSARASHENO'' cachet.
2638 | £130
Disinfected Mail: Russia: 1834-83 four entires and a card from Odessa, all with different types of cachets, most doubly disinfected.
2639 | £110
Disinfected Mail: Serbia: 1845-60 covers (2) from Belgrade to Austria, bearing cachets of Semlin and Pancsova, a letter from from the Aleksinac quarantine and a letter from Sarajevo with a fine example of the oval Brood cachet.
2640 | £380
Thematics: Birds: A collection in three albums from the family of Eric Hosking, the famous bird photographer, incl. Ascension Is., Austria Air set, Falkland Islands 1960 set unmounted mint, Gibraltar, Japan 1949 Postal Week, French Antarctic Territory, Monaco, etc. (many 100s) Sold on behalf of charity.
2641 | £1250
The Ian D. Crane MA, FRPSL Collection of Stamp Centenaries of the World: 1840 to 1970 collection on leaves, incl. Brazil, Chile with 1953 Centenary miniature sheet, Great Britain with 1840 (May 6) stampless cover used on the first day of Penny Post, 1d. black on entire, Channel Islands 1940 Centenary 3d. bisected and used on 1941 (Mar.) cover used in Sark with Newport certificate (1978) stating used outside the valid period, Mexico 1940 Centenary sets mint and used also Air set in mint blocks of four, Portugal 1940 Centenary miniature sheets mint and used on plain f.d.c., Romania, United States of America, souvenir cancellations, a good range of Cinderellas, ephemera, labels, etc. (100s)
2642 | £100
Albania: 1914 Prince William unissued set of seven with 1914 unaddressed cover with 1f. (3), 1919 Fiscals used 1920 at Dunes, 1920 Prince William stamps overprinted by double-headed eagle. (23)
2643 £400
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition on Bouvet Island 1934: Envelope to Southampton bearing ''BOUVET/OYA'' 10. and 20. cancelled by Cape Town Paquebot Feb. 28 1934 c.d.s., the stamps being supplied by the Norwegian Consul in Cape Town. Photo.
2644 | £80
Antarctica: 1954 to 1995 selection of labels (183) and covers (37), some duplication.
2645 | £200
Argentina: 1857 ''Gaucho Essays'', the Postmaster General of Argentina asked Kranzenstein & Castelli printers to produce essays for the first stamp but they were not adopted, four types also a sheet of 30, also some forgeries. (59)
2646 | £230
Armenia: 1904 Anderson & Neary, Jones & Co., bogus issue with Armenia, Kurdistan and Mesopotamia, thirteen stamps plus an imperforate of a large design. Ex Harry Rooke.
2647 | £260
Australian States: Queensland: 1870 (ca.) Torres Strait Settlement set of six mint, paper adhering to gum, a scarce phantom issue.
2648 £380
Australian States: Queensland: 1870 (ca.) Torres Strait Settlement set of six mint, a scarce phantom issue. Photo.
2649 £420
Australian States: Queensland: 1906 Beaudesert Tramway, 1d., 3d. (2) and 6d. used, scarce. (4). Photo.
2650 | £1100
Australian States: Queensland/Victoria: Railway Stamps: A duplicated collection, incl. Queensland small 1/2, Victoria 1879 9d. and 1s.6d. etc. (200)
2651 | £240
Australian States: South Australia: Railways, 1885 1d., 2d. and 6d. imperforate proofs, used examples to 2s.6d., 1927 2d., 4d., 6d. and 1s., etc. (37)
2652 | £240
Australian States: Tasmania: Van Demon's Land fantasy/bogus issues, first recorded around 1866, an original in yellow and black, reprints (15), proof and cover, also an 1867 article included.
2653 £800
Australian States: Tasmania: 1886 ''TASMANIA/POSTAGE & REVENUE/TWO SHILLINGS/AND SIXPENCE'' and ''10 SHILLINGS''overprints on De La Rue Key Plate in doubly fugitive purple and green, perforated essay on ''TAS'' watermarked paper, supplied to the colony but unissued, fine with gum. Photo.
2654 £250
Australian States: Victoria: 1833 City Express Messenger Co. Ltd., five green labels, four unused (one on piece), one used, poor to good. Photo.
2655 | £480
Australian States: Western Australia: Coolgardie Cycle Express 1894 1s. (2), 2s.6d. (3), 1896 6d. (23), 2s. (3) and 5s. (4), unused, fair to fine.
2656 | £1500
Australia: Goldfields Express Cycle Stamps: Lake Lefroy Cycle Mail 1897 6d. red on green, manuscript cancel ''HFM/Coolgardie'' with a few small faults nevertheless a very fine example of this rare stamp. In use for about three months in early 1897 to carry mail by cycle to and from the new gold rush area of Lake Lefroy and Coolgardie, it is estimated that perhaps only around twenty examples survive, unused or used. Photo.
2657 £2000
Australia: Goldfields Express Cycle Stamps: Lake Lefroy Cycle Mail 1897 6d. red on green, with ''COOLGARDIE'' c.d.s. of May 11 1897 and manuscript ''HFM'' with a few small faults nevertheless a very fine example of this rare stamp. In use for about three months in early 1897 to carry mail by cycle to and from the new gold rush area of Lake Lefroy and Coolgardie, it is estimated that perhaps only around twenty examples survive, unused or used. Photo.
2658 £1250
Australia: Goldfields Express Cycle Stamps: Lake Lefroy Cycle Mail 1897 6d. red on green, with ''COOLGARDIE/P.O'' duplex of June 8 1897, with a few small faults nevertheless a very fine example of this rare stamp. In use for about three months in early 1897 to carry mail by cycle to and from the new gold rush area of Lake Lefroy and Coolgardie, it is estimated that perhaps only around twenty examples survive, unused or used. Photo.
2659 £680
Australia: Murray Steam Navigation Company: 1869 set of four, unused, scarce. Photo.
2660 | £380
Australia: Murray Steam Navigation Company: 1869 1d. (2), 2d. (2) and 3d. fine unused.
2661 £500
Australia: 1930 Lord Howe Island Provisional, Sturt 11/2d. with ms. ''2d/Paid/PM/LHI'' tied by Lord Howe Island c.d.s. to 1930 (Sept. 15) envelope to an individual on board S.S. Makambo, horizontal fold well clear of adhesive. Photo.
2662 £250
Australia: 1932 2d. postal forgery produced for mailing forged Irish Sweepstake lottery tickets, ''unused'' with gum, fine. Photo.
2663 | £180
Australia: 1934-35 Rocket mail covers (6), comprising 1934 S.S. Canonbar to Brisbane (3, one signed), S.S. Maheno-Fraser Island (2) one with green label other with red label, 1935 Silver Jubilee Zodiac Riverview to Moggil (signed), good to fine.
2664 £110
Australia: 1946 Day Dream Island pigeongram, in Queensland, three covers, one first day (June 6), 20 June and 26 August, each bearing the Day Dream Island stamp, also unused single and an original pigeongram. Photo.
2665 | £450
Australia: A selection of mainly railway stamps of all periods and States, incl. New South Wales Tramways 6d. on 4d. on cover, A.A.S. Ltd. airmail vignette used on 1926 flown cover, etc. (186)
2666 | £420
Australia: A selection incl. Red Cross labels, Charity and Festival labels, 1939 to 1948 parachute covers, etc. (94 stamps, 27 covers)
2667 | £420
Austria: Danube Steam Navigation Company: A selection, incl. 1866 Bill of Lading used to Vienna, 1866-70 10k. green used on 1872 cover, revenues, many reprints, etc. (few 100s)
2668 | £350
Austria: Danube Steam Navigation Company: 1866-78 an accumulation on stockleaves, incl. 10k. green type I used on 1872 entire, range of reprints and revenues with baggage, carriage dues, etc. (221)
2669 | £150
Austria: 1890 Vienna International Philatelic Exhibition, selection of souvenir stamps for the 50th anniversary of the first postage stamp, four are dated 1881, all others dated 1890. (100)
2670 | £90
Austria: 1890 Vienna International Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir stamps for the 50th anniversary of the first postage stamp, three sheets (4 x 4) in grey, yellow and purple. Photo.
2671 £75
Austria: 1918 Grillparzer Society in Vienna, fourteen different triangular embossed labels inscribed ''CAP BUDAPEST'' (Arctic). Photo.
2672 | £100
Austria: 1923 Tiroler strike post stamps, incl. 5h., 8h. and 10h, imperforate mint, 8h. used on cover, also Tirol Packet control Marks revenues, etc. (88)
2673 | £180
Austria: 1924 Linz-Vienna Emergency Post, 1924 poster stamps overprinted ''Notpost/Linz-Wien'', ten sets of six mint and five covers. Used on a car service operated during a railway strike.
2674 | £80
Austria: 1924 Domwein-Festmarken, set of six labels, die proofs of each in a special commemorative album, signed by the designer, also 31 of the issued posted stamps.
2675 | £130
Austria: Hotel Posts: Hotel Moserboden 5 in blue and 5 in red mint pairs, 5 blue used on 1930 postcard, Kesselfall Alpenhaus 5 in blue, 5 in green mint pairs and 5 in blue imperforate pair, etc. (23 items)
2676 | £140
Austria: Katschberghhe Hotel Post 1932 to 1948 collection including different printings, sheets and covers, etc. A local post that provided mail services from October to June, when no official Post Office service were available. Mail was carried by sledge. (32 items)
2677 £120
Barbados: 1918 3s. imperf. plate proof in blue-green and violet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type DS1), on wove paper, fine. S.G. 211P. Photo.
2678 £220
Barbados: 1873 5s. imperf. plate proof in black, also Britannia 3d. and 4d. in black of wove paper, fine. Photo.
2680 £190
Barbados: 1918 3s. imperf. plate proof in blue-green and violet overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type DS1), on wove paper from the top left corner of the sheet. S.G. 211P. Photo.
2681 | £350
Bateken 1896 bogus issues, a selection of imperforate and perforated, 20 blue stamp pair and single on separate covers, also a copy of ''The Postage Stamps of Bateken'' by Wolfgang Baldus, etc. (51)
2682 £120
Bateken: 1896 bogus issues, three covers, one addressed to Lisbon (redirected to Rotterdam), other two to Rotterdam, very scarce. Photo.
2683 | £190
Belgium: Moresnet 1886 imperforate set mint, also a range of J.B. Moens bogus issues, etc. (47)
2684 | £290
Belgium: Moresnet A selection, including imperforate and perforated stamps, unused and used with circular and boxed cancellations, etc. (82)
2685 | £220
Belgium: Ursuline Convent, Thildonck Local stamps 2c. used (2), 5c. plus nine postcards bearing stamps (five with cancellations, two dated 1911, earlier than reported).
2686 £580
Belgium: 1914 Courrier Provisoire local post by A. Berhaut in Brussels, 20c. imperforate mint, perf. 121/2 mint and used, scarce. Photo.
2687 | £320
Belgium: An accumulation of essay/proofs, incl. 1849 Epaulettes 20c. in black, range of various types mainly with the King's head or Arms, etc. (602)
2688 | £210
Belgium: Belgian Congo: An accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. range of 1946 ''-10%'' overprints, some covers, pre-cancellations, ''T'' overprints, etc. (100s)
2689 | £210
Belgium: An accumulation of mainly Cinderellas on stockleaves, incl. labels, W.W.I charity, Belgium Congo with Taxe overprints, etc. (100s)
2691 £190
Bermuda: Bermuda Railway Company 3d. parcel and goods stamp affixed to cover (not tied). rare. Photo.
2692 £120
Bolivia: Chimba: 1876 no value black cut-out unused. This was for a steamship service that operated along the coasts of Chile and Bolivia during the Nitrite Wars of 1876, rare. Photo.
2693 £200
Bolivia: Chimba: 1876 special handstamps applied to letters carried on steamships operating along the coast of Chile and Bolivia during the Nitrate War of 1876. Two covers both addressed to Valparaiso, one black and one blue handstamp, scarce. Photo.
2694 | £550
Bolivia: A selection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. 1863 Garcia's Post, 1864 De La Rue essays (6), 1892 bogus ''Railway Issue'', some forgeries, etc. (100s)
2695 | £580
Brazil: Republic of Counani, a selection of these bogus issues on leaves, incl. some with overprints, a little duplication, etc. (50)
2696 | £650
Brazil: Republic of Counani, 1893 bogus issues, a selection, incl. registered labels (23), 1893 cover bearing 25c. and 25c. registered stamp, etc. (26)
2697 | £520
Brazil: Republic of Counani, 1893 bogus issues, a selection, incl. range of issues, some duplication, etc. (55)
2698 £1100
Brazil: Acre 1899 300r. yellow and green unused, a few slight creases, otherwise fine and rare, stated only six examples recorded. Just prior to Brazil acquiring this territory from Bolivia, the State was in rebellion and their provisional government prepared the locals. Ex Harry Rooke. Photo.
2699 £1050
Brazil: 1901 Amazonia, issued to carry letters by rail from Carseveire to Pera and then by sea to French Guiana, set of six used, also 5c. mint and used, 10c., 25c. mint and used, 50c. and 1f. mint, scarce. Photo.
2700 | £350
Brazil: An accumulation on stockleaves, incl. cinderellas, label, forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
2701 £400
British Guiana: 1937 'Girl Pat' stamp (2), one used on cover with ''Returned from ''Girl Pat''/ as Illegal Mail'' handstamp in red and ms. ''Contravenes Postal Regulation'' signed by the Postmaster General, scarce. The ''Girl Pat'', a Grimsby trawler, property of the Marstrand Fishing Co. Ltd., achieved notoriety in 1936 when it was abducted by its skipper Captain ''Dod'' Orsborne and taken on a 8,000 mile adventure which ended at Georgetown, the vessel slightly damaged from an attempted boarding. The crew were returned to England, Orsborne and his brother being tried and sentenced for their act of piracy, and a new crew sent out, one of whom, James Storey, arranged the production of the labels at the office of the Daily Chronicle for the carrying home of souvenir mail. The authorities were not amused. Photo.
2702 £1100
British Honduras: 1894 ''Caye Service'' 3c. violet local label, an unused example with a 1927 letter from Cuthbert Bothers enclosing two unused examples, This is printed on laid paper with traces of red outlines. Royal certificate of 1966 stating the committee believe these to be specimens or reprints made by the original type. Photo.
2703 £2800
British Honduras: 1894 ''Caye Service'' 3c. violet local label used on envelope, tied by straight line ''CUTHBERT BROS.'' handstamp, and dated ''SEP 18 1895'' alongside. This post operated by Cuthbert Brothers who carried mail between the mainland and outlying Islands, rare. Photo.
2704 £1250
British Levant: 1883 ''EXPRESS D'ORIENT'' black label used with G.B. 1887-92 1/2d. vermilion, on 1889 wrapper to London, tied by British Post Office in Constantinople c.d.s., fine and scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1996). Photo.
2705 £230
Brunei: 1895 1/2c. to $1 set in mint blocks of four, fair to fine. S.G. 1-10, cat. 640+. Photo.
2706 £200
Brunei: 1895 1/2c. to 10c., used on registered ''Parker'' cover ''22/JUL/1895'' to London with added Labuan 1894-96 18c. olive-brown for overseas transmission, backstamped Aug. 26 arrival. S.G. 2-7. Photo.
2707 £260
Brunei: 1895 1c. to 10c. used on registered ''Pead'' cover ''22/JUL/1895'' to London with added Labuan 1894-96 18c. olive-brown for overseas transmission, backstamped Aug. 26 arrival. S.G. 2-7. Photo.
2708 | £160
Brunei: 1895 unused or mint accumulation, incl. six unused sets, 2c. unused sheet (10 x 5), etc., varied condition. (138)
2709 | £120
Brunei: 1895 unused and used selection, incl. mint and used sets, etc., varied condition. (27)
2710 £140
Canada: New Brunswick: 1860-63 ''Connell'' 5c. brown, two imperforate plate proofs, one overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, fine. Photo.
2711 £1200
Canada: New Brunswick: 1860-63 ''Connell'' 5c. brown, unused, surface faults, rare. S.G. 13, cat. 8,500. Photo.
2712 | £340
Canada: Newfoundland'' 1901 ''Paris'' labels, bogus stamps printed by Alfred Baguet and sold by William Hale in U.S.A., selection with se-tenant with bogus Crete stamps, range of colours, etc. (36)
2714 £160
Canada-Newfoundland: 1932 ''Wayzata'' unissued $1 airmail stamp, in a complete unmounted mint sheet (4 x 5), two unused singles and two on contrived covers. Photo.
2715 | £120
Canada: Prince Edward Island: 1860 fantasy 10c. five examples, produced by the Boston Gang, scarce.
2716 | £130
Canada: 1864 Bell's Despatch, an accumulation, mainly S. Allan Taylor's creations. (129)
2717 | £170
Canada: 1884-85 Henry Hechler overprints, selection of seven different stamps and six postal stationery items, also an incoming letter to Hechler during this period.. During an Indian outbreak on North-West Canada, Captain Hechler overprinted various stamps and postal stationery with the words ''Official'' and ''Service'' respectively.
2718 £230
Canada: Upper Columbia Co., 1898 5c. local in red, unused example, very rare as only 1,000 printed, also a forgery. Photo.
2719 | £240
Canada: Labrador: 1908 bogus issues produced by U.S. company, seized by Canadian Government and most destroyed, 5c. (5), 25c. (2) and $1 (15) unused or mint.
2720 | £220
Chile: Tierra del Fuego 1891 10c., eighty-nine mint examples incl. multiples, also some forgeries (9), varied condition.
2721 | £4200
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: An accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Chinkiang, Chefoo, Foochow, Hankow, Ichang 1896 2c. on 5m unused, Kewkiang, Wuhu with 1895 Postage Due 15c. and 20c. used on separate red band covers, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
2722 | £950
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: A duplicated selection in a stockbook, incl. Chungking. Foochow, Hankow, Wuhu, many mint blocks, etc. (few 100s)
2723 | £1500
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: A duplicated selection in a stockbook, incl. Amoy, Chefoo, Chungking, Hankow, Kewkiang. Wuhu, etc. (240)
2724 £130
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Amoy: 1907 (Oct. 4) red band envelope, franked by 1896 (Oct. 1) 3c. on 15c. brownish black, tied by ''LOCAL POST OFFICE/AMOY'' c.d.s. and red unframed ''TOO PAY''. Photo.
2725 | £950
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Amoy: A collection on leaves, incl. 1895-96 Postage Due overprint in black 2c. type I used, 1896 (May 8) 1/2c. on 4c. mint and used 1/2c. on 5c. used, 1896 (May 9) 1/2c. on 5c. mint (one with straight foot to ''2'') used, 1896 (May 11) set mint and used, also 25c. mint block of four, 1896 (May 20) surcharge in black 1/2c. on 4c. and 1/2c. on 5c. mint and used of each, blue surcharge 1/2c. on 5c. 1896 (June) Postage Due 1c. vermilion mint and used, 1896 (Oct. 1) surcharge sets mint and used also 10c. on 25c. used on red band envelope, etc. (58)
2726 | £160
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Chefoo: A selection on leaves, incl. 1894 die I sets mint and used, 1/2c. postcard unused and used, 1c. letter card unused and used, 1/2c. wrapper used, etc. (30)
2727 | £170
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Chinkiang: 1895 ''Gunzburg'' envelopes (3), locally used, bearing 1895 (Apr.) Postage Due 2c., 5c. and 10c.
2728 | £650
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Chinkiang: A collection on leaves, incl. 1895 (Apr.) sets mint and used, 1895 (Apr. 9) 10c. with black on red overprint inverted, used, 1895 Postage Due 5c. on 5c. used, 1895 Official set used, etc. (89)
2729 | £680
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Chungking: A selection, on leaves, incl. 1893 (Dec.) 2c. mint block of four and single, used single, 1895 Postage due sets mint and used, etc. (30)
2730 | £400
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Foochow: A selection, incl. 1895 sets mint and used, 2c. used on 1896 red band envelope, etc. (26)
2731 | £820
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Hankow: A collection on leaves, incl. 1893 (May) 2c. and 5c. used, 1894 (Sept.) sets mint and used, etc. (66)
2732 £150
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Hankow: 1894-96 Postage Due 30c. with overprint double, fine unused. S.G. D25a, cat. 350. Photo.
2733 | £300
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Ichang: 1894 to 1896 selection incl. 1894 Narrow Setting 1/2ca. to 3m. set mint, 1896 2ca. on 1ca. mint and used, etc. (34)
2734 £160
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Kewkiang: 1896 1c. on 15c. fine used on 1896 (Aug. 15) red band envelope. S.G. 19. Photo.
2735 £600
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Kewkiang: 1896 (Aug.) 2c. on 6c. yellow with scarce black surcharge, a used block of four, one has two thinned perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 20a, cat. 2,400. Photo.
2736 | £580
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Kewkiang: A selection on leaves, incl. 1894 (June 1) 1/2c. with centre bar of ''Kiang'' used, 1896 (Aug.) 2c. on 6c. yellow with black surcharge used, 1c. on 15c. with blue surcharge unused, 1896 Postage Due 1c. with red overprint unused, etc. (70)
2737 | £280
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Nanking: A small collection on leaves, incl. 1896 (Sept. 20) sets mint and used, 1897 imperforate 1c. mint and used, etc., varied condition. (32)
2738 £380
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Wei Hai Wei 1898 2c. black on red Courier Post stamp, rare. S.G. 1, cat. 1,000. Photo.
2739 £1400
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Wei Hai Wei 1898 5c. black on red Courier Post stamp, rare. S.G. 2, cat. 4,500. Photo.
2740 | £280
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Wei Hai Wei 1899 2c. red, 5c. emerald green and 5c. olive-green (fault at base), Courier Post stamps mint. S.G. 3, 4, b.
2741 £250
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Wei Hai Wei 1899 5c. unused and used, Courier Post stamps, a few imperfections, otherwise fine. Photo.
2742 | £1500
China: Municipal Posts of Treaty Ports: Wuhu: A collection on leaves, incl. 1895 (late) set used, 1895 1/2c. on 1c. (2, one ''2'' with straight foot) mint and used of each, 1896 1c., 2c. and 15c. with overprint inverted in used blocks of four, etc., varied condition. (132)
2743 | £160
China: A selection, incl. Charity stamps, revenues, later fantasy issues, etc. (few 100s)
2744 | £110
China: A selection of Poster stamps, one affixed to piece, etc. (24)
2745 £130
China: 1941 miniature sheet with special overprint in Chinese, Russian and French for a philatelic exhibition in 1943, used, minor imperfections, otherwise fine. See not after S.G. MS605, cat. 750. Photo.
2746 £420
China: British Railway Administration: 1901 5c. on 1/2c. brown, surcharge in black, used on 1901 (Apr.) envelope to Tientsin, tied by violet ''BRITISH POST OFFICE/TIENTSIN'' with C.E.F. 1/2a. tied by F.P.O. No. 15, backstamped Base Office c.d.s., fine. Photo.
2748 | £620
China: Taiwan: 1888 20 cash carmine mint, Black Flag Republic 1895 50 cash and 100 cash used, also 100 cash on cover to Amoy.
2749 | £3500
China: Taiwan: a selection on stockleaves, incl. Formosa (25) and Black Flag (50), forgeries, etc.
2750 £380
Colombia: Exploration Line Postal local stamps by Dr. Francis Nicholas, 1899-1903 1c. to $5 set, plus 15 values with some multiples, scarce. Photo.
2751 | £160
Colombia: 'Exploration Line Postal Local Stamps' by Dr. Francis Nicholas, 1899-1903 1c. to $10 nine values used, scarce.
2752 | £1000
Colombia: Medellin: 1903-13 accumulation, incl. 1904 issue, also two covers, etc. (210)
2753 £1000
Colombia: Medellin 1904-09 1p. green, bisected and used on cover dated ''22/2/06'', fine. Photo.
2754 | £170
Colombia: Norte de Santander: 1926-27 4c. greenish-blue Express stamps unused (10), used (3), also one cut down with elongated ''1'' in ''1926'' and 1927-30 4c. provisional on 1930 cover. (18)
2756 | £180
Colombia: Santander 1926-28 selection, incl. 2c. green pairs (2) used on separate 1927 covers, 4c. green used on 1930 cover to Germany via Canal Zone, etc. (11 items)
2757 | £260
Colombia: A selection of locals, incl. Compania de Transportes, Elexpreso Tobon 6c. used on cover, Manizales 1909 two tte-bche pairs, etc. (46 items)
2758 | £350
Colombia: Locals, a selection on leaves, incl. Barranquilla 1882 5c. brown, 5c. green mint, Correo Rapido de Norte Santander 1927 4c. used on cover, 1926 4c. green used on cover, Expreso Tobon 6c. used on 1932 postcard, etc. (46 stamps, 3 covers)
2759 | £160
Colombia: Locals: Compania de Transportes Terrestres Soc. Anon., a selection on leaves, incl. 6c. and 12c. in used blocks (4 x 5), 6c. pair used on cover, etc. (46 stamps, 1 cover)
2760 £200
Colombia: Tumaco provisional. $0.10 and $0.20 typeset ''Manuel E. Jimenez'' issues, used on separate covers, scarce. Photo.
2761 £200
Costa Rica: 1921 Panama border war, cover from occupied Panama territory to San Jose, franked by 10c. with ''ALMIRANTE/OCUPATION/COSTARRICENSE'' overprint, tied by Almirante c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
2762 | £150
Costa Rica: A selection, incl. set of revenues 1c. to 100col. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1921 Costa-Rica-Nicaragua 1col. air label block of four, etc. (few 100s)
2763 | £80
Crete: 1904 British Occupation, Crete stamps overprinted ''BRITISH/TROOPS'', reputably to add to mail so it was treated with priority, incl. mint multiples, varieties, also some affixed to OHMS envelope. (62)
2764 | £160
Cuba: 1896 essays for Cuban Independence. prepared by Marcos Morales, rejected as ''Libre'' was spelt ''Libra''. Stamps used by Revolutionary Forces and their delegation in New York. (50 stamps, 3 pieces)
2765 | £220
Czechoslovakia: 1918 Ceskych issue, 10h. (2) and 20h. (2) used on covers, also 10h. and 20h. (2) mint, 1919 locals mint and used, 1920 overprints 1 to 1r. unused.
2766 | £420
Denmark: Locals: A collection on leaves, incl. Aaalborg, Aarhus, Copenhagen, Holte, Randers, Viborg, some proofs, also some railway stamps, some duplication, etc., varied condition. (100s)
2767 | £220
Dominica: 1870 (ca.) proofs of engravings by Charles Jeens for a possible issue, incl. die proofs in black, cut down die proofs in green and brown, plate proofs in various colours (13) also four similar for St. Kitts, unusual.
2768 £300
Egypt: 1865 10pa. Prevost essay without overprint in black on laid paper, 1869 Prevost essays with ''00'' value in black, green and red, with Turkish inscription at right, also 20pa. on white envelope, without inscription at left in black on thin card and three on white envelopes. Photo.
2769 £180
Egypt: Essays: 1866 Riester essays depicting two Sphinxes, eagle and star in brown (2), green (2), red (2) with ornamentation at top, all on thin wove paper, fine. Photo.
2770 | £300
Egypt: 1917 Ras-El-Tin P.O.W. Camp, handpainted 5c. stamp on cover to Port Said, tied by oval Camp mark, oval ''PASSED BY CENSOR/No. 10'', arrival datestamp on reverse, very unusual. Photo.
2771 | £250
Egypt: 1917 Sidi Bishr Aliens Camp, two handpainted stamps on separate covers to Port Said, tied by boxed ''ALIENS/INTERNMENT CAMP/SIDI BISHR * ALEXANDRIA'', unusual.
2772 | £1350
Egypt: Great Bitter Lake Association, 1968 collection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. good range of labels and covers, etc. (few 100s)
2773 | £1250
Egypt: Interpostal Seals: A selection, incl. Beyrouth, Constantinople, Dongola, Gedda, Smirne, Tripoli, Volo, range of types and colours, etc. (100s)
2774 | £170
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A selection, incl. 1932-35 3m. vermilion used on cover, 3m. 1935 Silver Jubilee 1pi. used, etc. (28)
2775 | £160
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: A selection, incl. 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. mint (2), etc., varied condition. (29)
2776 | £420
Ethiopia: A selection of early to modern issues, incl. locals, 1916 pair of covers one with 2g. handstamp, other with 9g. on 4g., stated to have been issued in Ethiopia after the 1916 revolt, forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
2777 | £120
Ethiopia: Dahlak Islands 1969-71 a collection of the expedition, incl. special covers, miniature sheets, etc. (103 items)
2778 | £580
Falkland Islands: 1869-76, examples of the Black (6) and Red Frank (2) forgeries, also square Frank on coloured papers (13 strips of three or four), one believed genuine.
2779 £350
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, First Imitations, very scarce complete sheet of forty (4 x 10) on white wove paper without gum, rouletted and with selvedges on all sides, comprising horizontal rows of the four values resulting in se-tenant vertical columns, some minor creasing and staining. Photo.
2780 | £500
Fiji: 1870-71 The Fiji Times Express, Second Imitations, scarce complete sheet of forty (4 x 10) on lilac-rose wove paper with gum, rouletted and with selvedges on all sides, comprising horizontal rows of the four values resulting in se-tenant vertical columns, also 32 first reprints or forgeries, mixed condition.
2781 £1200
Fiji: 1893 Cake Fair 6d. labels (8) comprising red on green, red on yellow, red on orange, red on pale orange, blue on white (3 shades), very scarce. Photo.
2782 £450
Fiji: 1893 Cake Fair 6d. blue stationery envelope, locally used in 1895, franked by 1/2d. (other stamp has been removed), many faults but rare. Photo.
2783 £420
Fiji: 1893 Cake Fair 6d. blue stationery envelope unused, slightly toned, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
2784 | £170
Fiji: 1922-29 2d. grey imperforate proof on gummed paper with Ireland ''SE'' watermark, horizontal pair with printer's indelible pencil diagonal line, fine with gum. Photo.
2785 £80
Fiji: 1922-29 2d. grey imperforate proof on on gummed paper with Ireland ''SE'' watermark, fine with gum from the left of the sheet. Photo.
2786 £1300
Finland: 1874 Skargards Trafik Aktiebolasget 10p. essay/proof in a complete sheet of thirty-five in seven rows of five, printed on paper with printer's imprint. some creasing, otherwise fine. Hurt & Williams states these to be very rare. Photo.
2787 £110
Finland: 1902 ''P. Sidorow'' advertising envelope bearing tri-lingual perforated advertising label tied by Helsingfors c.d.s., on reverse has 2k., 4k. (2) and 10k. (2) postage stamps with Bremen-New York and New York datestamps, also a used single, most unusual. Photo.
2788 | £260
Finland: A selection, incl. WanajavesiAngbatsbolag Steamship 1867 20pi. (2), 25pi. (2), Locals, etc. (139 stamps, 4 covers)
2789 | £320
Finland: Locals: Helsingfors Stadtpost 1863 unaccepted/unissued essays 10p. in red, two imperforate and one perforated, rare.
2790 | £320
Finland: Locals: A mint and used collection, incl. Skargards Trafik Aktiebolaget, Helsingfors, etc. (91 stamps, 3 items)
2791 £110
Finland: Railways: State Railway 1871 imperforate 25p. rose, 50p. blue, 70p. orange and 15kop. blue (St. Petersburg), mint, fair to fine, rare. Photo.
2792 £200
Finland: Railways: 1871 adhesives for delivery to addressee's house, 10 penni, 20 penni in brown, 3kop. and 5kop., in black, unused part original gum, rare. Photo.
2793 £170
Finland: Railways: St. Petersburg 1876 7kop. and 28kop., mint, rare. Photo.
2794 £180
Finland: Railways: State Railway 1883 30p. mint, Borga-Kervo 1878 perf. 111/2 25p. used, 1884 50p. mint. Photo.
2795 | £130
Finland: Railways: A selection, incl. State Railway, etc. (37)
2796 £110
Finland: Steamships, 1895 (ca.) envelope (flap missing on reverse), bearing oval ''Vestra Skargarden'' 10p. black on yellow Steamship label, scarce. Photo.
2798 | £620
France: A selection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Duc d'Orleans poster stamps, P.O. Training School items, bogus issues, forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
2799 £95
France: Colis Postaux de Paris (Parcel Post) 1878 Compagnie des Transports 50c. blue unused pair (rare), also six other labels. Photo.
2800 | £110
France: 1893 Poneys Post, private courier service operating in Paris, issued a stamp which was attached to the post, carried and sold at 10c, two blocks of four and two singles unused.
2801 | £120
France: 1909 Amiens strike mail 10c. three mint singles and tte-bche pair, also single on 1909 (May 17) cover, good to fine.
2802 £85
France: Insula Aurea, an island in the south of France, 1910 two bogus 25c. of different designs, stamps produced by Dr. Lutaud Augutus. Photo.
2803 | £250
France: 1914 Timbres de Guerre 10c. vermilion, mint and unused singles, one used cover, also reprint.
2804 | £210
France: 1916 ''POSTES SERBES'' black overprints on French stamps, issued by Serbian Postal Bureau in Corfu during a temporary shortage. (33)
2805 £170
France: 1948 Consular Post in Jerusalem type I 6f. mint and used on cover, fine. Photo.
2807 | £300
France: A selection on leaves and stockleaves, incl. 1866 Renauf rejected essays, 1850 essai de Cayenne, Hotel posts, range of political poster stamps, etc. (137)
2808 £140
French Colonies: New Caledonia: Military Mail: 1893 no value black, red and blue stamp on philatelic cover to Bordeaux, tied by Regimental cachet, franked with Peace and Commerce 15c. tied by Noumea c.d.s., rare. Photo.
2809 | £220
French Colonies: New Caledonia: Military Mail: 1893 selection of all issues, comprising 58 mint and 3 used, varied condition.
2810 £230
Germany: 1869 Saxon Steamship Company, 5kr. (2), 10kr. (3, one used), 15kr. (3), mixed condition. Photo.
2811 £920
Germany: 1913 ''Deutsch-Englische Luftschiffexpedition'' 2pf. ultramarine and 1m. black red and blue, both unmounted mint and very rare, Photo.
2812 | £480
Germany: W.W.II Propaganda Forgeries: German Forgeries of Great Britain, selection, incl. K.G.VI issues, 1937 Coronation 11/2d., 1935 Jubilee 1/2d. (2), also 24 + 26pf. Witzleben forgery, etc. (20)
2813 | £650
Germany: Ruhleben Camp: A mainly mint collection on stockleaves, incl. complete sheets, etc. (265 stamps, 5 covers)
2814 | £1100
Germany: Cinderellas: An accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Locals with Breslau 1867 set of six mint, Essen, Hamburg, Leitmeritz, range of Hitler stamps with local overprints, forgeries and fake cancellations with 1933 Nothilfe miniature sheet, selection of Lost Colonies stamps, etc. (100s)
2815 | £120
Germany: A collection of locals and revenues on leaves, incl. Bavaria, Hamburg, labels, etc. (880)
2816 | £420
Germany: Local Posts: A comprehensive collection on leaves, incl. Berlin, Bochum, Chemnitz, Dresden, Essen, Giessen, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mainz, Weisbaden, etc. (100s)
2817 | £160
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Aachen (15), Altenburg (21), Altona (34), Apolda (28), Auerbach (88), Augsburg (14 plus one cover)
2818 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Bamburg (20), Bernburg (10), Bergedorf (36), Beuthemn (3), Bielefeld (10), Bochum (230).
2819 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: Berlin: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. a good range of issues, etc. (450 stamps, 3 covers)
2820 | £140
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Bockemheim (8), Brandenburg (17 plus two covers), Bonn (25), Braunschweig (82), Bremen (38), Breslau (111 plus one cover).
2821 | £220
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Bromberg (6), Chemnitz (92 plus one cover), Colln (33 plus one cover), Crimmitschau (10), Dahlea (2), Danzig (19 plus one cover), Darmstadt (20), Dessau (11 plus one cover), Dortmund (38).
2822 | £95
Germany: Local Posts: Dresden a mint and used collection on leaves, incl. good range of issues, etc. (195 stamps plus 1 cover)
2823 | £260
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Duren (2), Dusselldorf (44 plus one cover), Duisburg (21), Eilenburg (4), Erfurt (124), Eschweiler (1), Essen (131).
2824 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Falkenstein (35), Flensburg (23), Forst (6), Frankfurt (249).
2825 | £200
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Freiberg (61), Furth (10), Gelsenkirchen (7), Gera (24 plus one cover), Giessen (114).
2828 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Kassel (41), Kiel (35), Koblenz (10), Kolmar (12), Koln (95), Konigsberg (21) and Krefeld (61).
2829 | £130
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Leipzig (167), Liegnitz (3), Limbach (10) and Lubeck (61).
2830 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Ludwigshafen (4), Magdeburg (114), Mainz (157).
2832 | £200
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Muhlhausen (22), Mulheim (94), Munchen (23), Munster (8), Netzschkau (9), Nurnberg (11 plus one cover), Oelsnitz (2), Pirmasens (4).
2833 | £290
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Plauen (21), Posen (17), Rostock (14 plus 2 covers), Schmolln (9), Schonebeck (8), Schwaan (1), Schwerke (70), Spandau (6), Spremberg (2) and Stettin (92).
2834 | £120
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Strasburg (113), Stuttgart (109), Trier (5) and Ulm (1).
2835 | £230
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Weissenfels (4 plus 4 covers), Wiesbaden (257 plus one cover), Wittenberg (14).
2836 | £170
Germany: Local Posts: A collection on leaves, comprising Worms (6), Wurzburg (5), Wuppertal (84), Wurzen (1 plus one cover), Zeitz (8 plus one cover), Zittau (32) and Zwickau (28).
2837 | £200
Germany: Local Posts: An accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. covers with postal stationery, a good range of Hamburg, etc. (100s)
2838 | £400
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1888 unissued ''Malakote'' locals essays, set of four and six colour trials, also set in interpanneau pair, two sets on special cards.
2839 | £160
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1892 Schulke & Mayr set of five mint and set unused, also perf. 103/4 set of reprints, varied condition.
2840 £1300
German Colonies: German East Africa: 1918 ''Karissimbi Provisionals'', bogus issue, set of five unoverprinted, and overprinted and surcharged ''G.E.A/BRITISH/OCCCUPATION'' mint and used and one of two known sets used on cover. Photo.
2841 | £160
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1st to 4th issues mint, covers with 1918 cover and 1922 front both with 1st issues, 1925 (Apr.) with 1st issue 5c. pair, 1934 two covers with 4th issue, all used in combination with Tahiti stamps, poor to good.
2842 | £180
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1915 1st and 2nd issue 5c. (8 mint, 2 unused and 3 used) 1926 3rd issue (2 mint, 1 unused and used), 1934 4th issues mint and used, varied condition.
2843 | £190
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1918-22 three covers, 1918 (Oct. 31) registered 'Reinhard' cover, 1921 and 1922 'Roessler' covers (one with two 5c. stamps), all 1st issue, fair to fine.
2844 £110
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1919 (Feb. 14) local covers bearing 1st issue 5c., tied by Local Post c.d.s. Photo.
2845 £320
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1924 2nd. issue 5c., unmounted mint vertical pair variety imperforate between horizontally, rare. Photo.
2846 £210
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1924 2nd. issue 5c. in an unmounted mint block of four from the base of the sheet, fine, a few split perfs. Photo.
2847 £190
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1924 2nd. issue 5c., imperforate single, fine mint, scarce. Photo.
2849 £95
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1926 (Apr. 27) 'Roessler' envelope bearing 3rd issue 10c., early usage. Photo.
2850 | £130
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1934 4th issue 10c., complete double pane of eight, unfortunately adhering to transparent backing paper.
2851 | £130
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1934 4th. issue 10c., two blocks of four, unfortunately adhering to transparent backing paper.
2852 | £120
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1934 (Dec. 25) two covers used on the first day of use of the 4th issue 10c. in combination with Tahiti, both with different illustrations.
2853 | £190
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1935-37 covers all bearing 4th issue 10c. values with Tahiti stamps, comprising 1935, 1936 (3) and 1937, four are illustrated.
2854 £320
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: Christmas Island: Locals: 1936 (Nov. 20) postcard to Switzerland, franked by 1st. issues 5c., has no Tahiti stamp. Photo.
2855 | £95
Greece: Epirus: 1914 Issued at Agyrocastron 10l. on 20pa, 20l. on 1pi and 25l. on 1pi., 30l. on 2pa. and 50l. on 2pa.,, 40l. on 2pi. and 80l. on 2pi., all in unmounted mint se-tenant block of ten (5 pairs) of each, mainly good to fine. S.G. 11-18.
2856 £150
Greece: Epirus: 1914 (Nov.) envelope, registered to Germany and re-addressed to Athens, bearing six different values issued by the Provisional Government (privately produced), all tied by large Seizure of Moschopolis cachets, unusual. Photo.
2858 £300
Greenland: 1932 (July 31) Greenland Expedition Flights in Umanak district. Semi-Official 10ore labels (2), unused, one signed by the designer Rockwell Kent, only 200 copies were printed of which only 25 were signed. Photo.
2860 £90
Greenland-Thule: 1935-36 25ore, imperforate proof in black from the foot of the sheet, on thick paper, scarce. Photo.
2861 £110
Grenada: 1861-62 1d. imperforate plate proof in rose on wove paper, fine. Photo.
2862 £220
Grenada: 1861-62 6d. imperforate plate proof vertical pair, in rose on laid paper, fine. Photo.
2863 £110
Grenada: 1895-99 1d. die proof of country name and value tablet in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''13 MAR 96'', small hinge mark on face. S.G. 49 P. Photo.
2864 £110
Grenada: 1895-99 2d. die proof of country name and value tablet in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), dated ''19 MAY 99'', small hinge mark on face. S.G. 50 P. Photo.
2865 £680
Grenada 1898 Discovery 21/2d. imperforate die proof in black on glazed card (36 x 38mm), minor corner crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
2866 £260
Grenada: 1902 Watermark Crown CA 1d. imperforate colour trial in the colours of the 5s., fine on gummed watermarked paper. S.G. 58P. Photo.
2867 £240
Grenada: 1902 Watermark Crown CA 1s. imperforate colour trial in the colours of the 2s., fine on gummed watermarked paper. S.G. 63 P. Photo.
2868 £400
Grenada 1908-11 master die proof of the revised Badge of the Colony vignette in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/ HARDENING'' and dated ''2 DEC 07''. Photo.
2869 £270
Grenada: 1908-11 die proof of the 6d. frame only, in black on white glazed card (92 x 60mm), endorsed ''BEFORE/ HARDENING'' and dated ''26 NOV 07''. Photo.
2870 £260
Grenada 1908-11 5s. imperforate colour trial in green and red on green, watermarked paper with some gum, fine. Photo.
2872 | £320
Haiti: A selection of bogus issues, incl. 1861 ''Pommare'' (12), 1850 ''Faustin essays'' (8), 1868 ''Coat-of-Arms'' essays (34), 1890 President Legitime unissued (15), etc. (90)
2873 £3000
Hungary: 1872 (ca.) Zala-Somogyi Steamship Company used green stamp. The company ran a service on lake Balaton between the towns of Boglar and Revfulop. Rare, this being one of eleven recorded. Photo.
2874 | £480
Hungary: Hohe Rinne a collection, incl. 1895 no value unused (3), 1901 4h. (3), 1903 2h. used, 1924 no value scarlet imperforate single and perforated sheet of ten, also four covers (three with Romanian adhesives), etc. (28 stamps, 4 covers)
2875 | £200
Hungary: Hohe Rinne locals on three cards and cover, comprising 1902 2h. on postcard, 1904 4h. on cover, 1909 2h. on postcard, also 1903 2h. imperforate, used on 1923 postcard (probably a forgery).
2876 £230
Hungary: Magura Hotel Post, 2f. green used on 1927 5f. stationnery card, both cancelled by violet boxed ''REKETO/POST UGYN'' datestamp, fine. Photo.
2878 £420
Iceland: 1917 Christmas seal, one unused example and two on cards, one tied. In 1917 the Danish produced Christmas seals which were lost when the ship carrying them was sunk. The Christian Union for young men filled the gap by producing a 'Falcon' stamp, . Photo.
2879 £1450
India: 1892 Cothundarama Naidu (Emperor of the World), created his own stamps and used them on mail, an 1892 opened-out envelope with postage due handstamp tying the stamp. He was acquitted when prosecuted ''as being of unsound mind'' when committing the offence. Photo.
2880 £400
India: 1898 Chagai local Post, OHMS envelope with impressed 4a. stamp and signature, numbered ''54'' below. This post was set up by Assistant Political Agent, Capt. F.C. Ware, ran a weekly service between Basaki and Seistan, fine and very rare. Photo.
2881 £1100
India: 1907 Lady Minto's Fte, two die proofs of the 4a. (both types) on one card, other has 1r., printed in olive-green on thin card (84 x 72mm). Engraved by C.W. Cord at the Survey Office, rare. Photo.
2882 | £400
India: 1907 Lady Minto's Fte, 4a. blue and 4a. red (seven mint incl. blocks of four of each), also 1r. (2), two postcards with Fte cancellations.
2883 £150
India: 1907 Lady Minto's Fte, Sydney Hospital postcard, used in Calcutta, franked K.E.VII 3p. with Fte cancellation, card advertising Velure Paint. Photo.
2884 | £450
India: 1907 Lady Minto's Fte, five covers and three cards, franked by various stamps, all cancelled with Fte cachets with four different time slugs.
2885 £550
India: 1907 Lady Minto's Fete, 4a. blue stamp used with K.E.VII 1/2a. on local mourning envelope, scarce. Photo.
2886 | £260
India: Sikkim Durbar Rocket Experiments: 1935 (Sept. 29) to Gangtok missive bearing special red 2r. label tied by violet Mountain cachet ''SIKKIM ROCKET EXPERIMENT'', with ''COMDR. NORCOCK .85'' and ''DESPATCHED BY H.H./THE MAHARAJAH'', 170 flown, signed by Stephen H. Smith, 1935 (June 29) Damoodar River, white missive bearing red and blue label''ROCKET PARCEL DESPATCH/ROCKET FEE RUPEES 2'' overprinted ''R No. 66'' with violet handstamp ''R. No. 66/PARCEL'', 160 flown, signed by Stephen H. Smith, 1935 (Apr. 8) Rocketgram card not posted but signed by Stephen H. Smith.
2887 £320
Indian Feudatory States: Bhopal: Two engraved die proofs of unissued designs, 5a. with head of K.G.V. in black with fancy frame on thick paper (58 x 50mm), other with same frame but with Tiger's head in vignette in black and brown, probably produced by Waterlow & Sons, most attractive. Photo.
2888 £110
Iran: 1865 Barre essays, four different values in different colours, fair to fine. Photo.
2889 | £400
Iran: 1925 a collection of stamps and covers where the portrait has been obliterated by ink, handstamps or paper, this was done to avoid religious sensibility. (70)
2890 £320
Iran: 1945 Lars Rebellion envelope franked on reverse by five different stamps and 1945 Communist overprinted in Azerbaijan, scarce. Photo.
2891 | £2600
Iran: An accumulation of Cinderellas, forgeries, locals, bogus, reprints, unissued Coronation stamps, few with inverted centres, etc. (100s)
2892 £1400
Iraq: Kurdistan: 1923 first stamps produced by Sheikh Mahmoud during the short lived independent Kurdish kingdom, scarce. (13) Photo.
2893 £350
Ireland: Forerunners: 1865-67 Abortive Fenian issue 3c. green on white wove paper, fine unused, fresh appearance, rare, also two reprints. Photo.
2894 £480
Ireland: Forerunners: 1893 Erin Go Bragh 1d. green fine mint, also proof in dark green and reproduction, plus two modern 1970 reproductions. Photo.
2895 £3500
Ireland: Forerunners: 1893 Colonial design 1/2d., 21/2d., 4d. brown and 4d. red, the two Sligo with gum, rare. Photo.
2896 | £3600
Ireland: Forerunners: 1893 Colonial design 1/2d., 21/2d., 4d. brown and 4d. red, rare. Photo.
2897 £820
Ireland: Forerunners: 1893 Colonial design 4d. Sligo and 4d. Ireland (3), each with ''fake cancelations''. Photo.
2898 £100
Ireland: 1902 Cork International Exhibition label on piece with a photographic stamp ''Souvenir of the Cork International Exhibition'', rare and unusual. Photo.
2899 | £120
Ireland: Forerunners: 1907-16 Sinn Fein blue and black, green and orange, broad Crown (2), narrow Crown, 1912 Imperial Union 1d. orange, 1d. green, 1922 Irish Republican Army perf. 11 set, unused or mint, varied condition. (9)
2900 | £380
Ireland: A selection incl. Forerunners with 1912 Imperial Union 1d. green, 1d. green on card and 1d. orange, 1907-16 Sinn Fein blue and black (10), narrow and broad Crown (4), 1912-14 Anti Home Rule 1s. red, set of 16 labels in brown showing Irish buildings, etc. (71 items)
2901 | £160
Ireland: Forerunners: A selection incl. 1912 Imperial Union 1d. green and 1d. orange, Finian reprints and forgeries, 1956-62 eight covers bearing the ''One flag'' labels, etc. (43 items)
2902 £100
Ireland: Propaganda 1912 Redmondus Rex 1d. parody stamp, the design was first printed in Punch on (1912) May 1. Three stamps printed in black on blue, pink and yellow, also 1957 cover with parody ''stamp'', rare.
2903 £210
Ireland: Forerunners: 1912-14 Anti-Home Rule 1d. Carson small head, 1d. Red Hand and 1d. Carson large head, mint, former has some paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. Photo.
2904 | £210
Ireland: Forerunners: 1912 Anti-Home Rule 1s. Red Hand (2), 1d. orange, also two Harrison & Sons test stamps from which the design has been taken in red and black, unused.
2905 £210
Ireland: Forerunners: 1914 Home Rule 1d. Hibernia, 1d. Redmond and 1d. Harp, mint, former has disturbed gum, otherwise fine. Photo.
2906 | £300
Ireland: Forerunners: 1916 Erie Puist, complete unmounted mint sheetlet of eight, sadly the O'Rahilly is damaged, otherwise fine and scarce, also extra mint Harp and Shamrock.
2907 | £120
Ireland: Forerunners: 1916 Manchester Martyrs three singles and se-tenant pairs (2), also cigarette cards (2) and two forgeries, unused, fair to good.
2908 | £220
Ireland: Essays: O'Loughlin, Murphy & Boland 1/2d. pairs perf. red and green, 1s. perf. red and green and 1s. imperforate green, red and yellow, fair to fine.
2909 £500
Ireland: Dollard Printing House Ltd., 2d. seventeen different colour combinations, good to fine mint. Photo.
2910 | £380
Ireland: A selection on leaves, incl. five early patriotic labels, 1949 Christmas Red Cross seals in a complete booklet of 120, labels, postal forgeries, a few revenues, etc. (51 items)
2911 £160
Italy: 1900 (May) Russian postcard with self-produced red perforated label ''POSTE CICLISTICHE MONDIAL/Luigi Masette''. He was a record making cyclist who in May went from Ceuta in North Africa to Nord Cap in Norway and finally ended up in Turkey, interesting item. Photo.
2912 | £580
Italy: An early to modern range on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Campione, Meran, Udine, some covers and forgeries, etc. (500)
2913 | £480
Japan: A selection on stockleaves and leaves, incl. Cinderellas, Revenues, Telegraphs, etc. (100s)
2914 | £85
Korea: 1879 so called ''Clown'' bogus issue, produced by a Paris speculator, two used and three unused.
2915 £720
Long Island: 1916 Laid paper 6d. mauve and 1s. mauve, unused, partly affixed to paper, otherwise fine. S.G. 19, 20, cat. 1,675. Photo.
2916 £200
Madagascar: Norwegian Missionary Society 1894 5v. on white paper and one on thick buff paper, 1e.5v. black, unused, a few imperfections, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
2917 £180
Madagascar: Norwegian Missionary Society 1894 1e.5v. black, unused part original gum, scarce. Photo.
2918 £400
Madagascar: Norwegian Missionery Society 1894 1d. black, used with manuscript cancellation, rare. Photo.
2919 | £480
Madagascar: British Inland Mail: A selection, incl. 1886 ''British Consular Mail Antanarivo'' British Inland Mail 1d. with violet handstamp unused, 1895 (Mar.) 2d., 6d. (2), 1s. and 2s. used, etc. (59)
2920 | £270
Madagascar: British Inland Mail: 1895 (Jan.) wove paper 1d. to 4s. set used, 4d., 6d., 8d. and 1s. in tte-bche blocks of four used, also 1895 (Mar.) set mint, good to fine.
2921 £400
Madagascar: British Inland Mail: 1895 (Jan.) 1d. blue-grey in a complete mint sheet (six blocks of four, lower two blocks tte-bche), some staining and creasing. S.G. 51. Photo.
2922 £350
Madagascar: British Inland Mail: 1895 (Mar.) 4d. horizontal and vertical pair, 1s. horizontal pair, all variety imperforate between, mint, a few creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 58a, b, 60a, cat. 1,075. Photo.
2923 £200
Malaya: British Military Administration: Malayan Union unissued 1946 Victory 8c. carmine, unused, fine. Cat. 500. Photo.
2924 | £520
Malayan States: Trengganu: Revenues: 1942 unissued revenue set of 15 values, all marginal, unused, also nine additional items.
2925 | £500
Mauritius: An accumulation of 1847-59 issues, all being facsimiles, reprints, forgeries, also some revenues, etc. (few 100s)
2927 | £90
Mexico: 1914 Civil War: Carranza Forces in Santa Cruz in November 1914 produced stamps ''Vera Cruz essays'', ten examples in different colours, scarce.
2928 £200
Montserrat: 1876-83 1d. red bisected and used on 1883 (Mar. 3) envelope to Dominica. S.G. 1a. Photo.
2929 £270
Montserrat: 1883 Watermark Crown CA, Perf. 12 1d. red, bisected and used on 1884 (July 26) cover to Dominica, bearing unofficial ''1/2'', fine. B.P.A. certificate (1983). S.G. 6b, cat. 1,600. Photo.
2930 | £260
Morocco Agencies: Cherifien Posts: A mint and used accumulation of post 1912 issues, etc. (500 stamps, 7 covers or card)
2931 | £580
Morocco: Cherifien Posts, a selection of covers or fronts with octagonal franks, incl. Casablanca, Fez, Larache, Marrakesh, Rabat, Saffi, Tangier, Tetuan, range of colours, etc. (30 items)
2932 | £150
Morocco: Cherifien Posts: 1912-13 an accumulation on stockleaves, partly sorted into cancellation types, many on pieces, etc. (100s)
2933 | £75
Morocco: Cherifien Posts postcard and front, posted from Meknes with 1912 10c. values cancelled by Meknes cancellations in black and violet, scarce.
2934 | £500
Morocco Agencies: Locals: A mint and used accumulation on stockleaves, duplication, etc. (700+)
2935 | £920
Morocco Agencies: Locals: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. Saffi-Marrakech, Mogador and Mazagan surcharges, also a few forgeries, etc. (150)
2936 | £580
Morocco Agencies: Locals: A mint and used accumulation on stockleaves, incl. Fez-Mequinez, Mogador-Marrakesch, Tetouan-Chechouan, duplication, etc. (500)
2937 | £580
Morocco Agencies: Locals: A selection incl. Alcazar-Quezzan 1896 issues with 20c. green vertical pair variety imperforate between, Tangier-Tetuan, etc. (110)
2938 £160
Morocco: Locals: Demnat-Marakech: 1906 10/20c. used on local envelope. Photo.
2939 £180
Morocco: Locals: Fez-Mequinez 1898 Postage Due 5c. with variety value missing at centre, fine. Photo.
2940 £240
Morocco: Locals: Mazagan-Marakech: 1887 Anglo-Italian Consular imperforate proofs 5c., 25c. and 50c. on thin pink card, 50c., 75c. and 1p. on gummed paper, scarce. Photo.
2941 £1100
Morocco: Locals: Mazagan-Marakech: Anglo-Italian Consular Post 1897 envelope addressed to the U.S. Consular Agency city of Morocco, bearing 10c. local stamp (3) tied by Mazagan c.d.s's, and Gibraltar 1889-96 10c. and 20c. tied by Tangier duplex, a few cover faults. Photo.
2942 £130
Morocco: Locals: Mogador-Marakech: 1899 10c. rose used on local envelope, scarce. Photo.
2943 | £320
Morocco: Locals: Saffi-Marakech: 1898 values to 1p. (20 mint, one used), Tetuan-El Ksar (20 mint or unused and used), varied condition. (42)
2945 £230
New Hebrides: 1893 Military Franchise, three different essay/proofs in sheets of four. The British objected and they were never issued. Photo.
2946 £900
New Hebrides: 1897 Australian New Hebrides Company labels, 1d. pair used on 1897 envelope to Sydney in combination with New South Wales 1/2d. and 2d., also used 1d. and 2d., cover a little tatty but scarce. Photo.
2947 | £250
New Hebrides: 1903 local post unused and used sets, 5c. unused 3, used 4, 15c. unused 2, used 5, 25c. used 6, 1f. used 4, also 5c. and 15c. used on separate postcards and three forgeries.
2948 £110
New Hebrides: 1903 local post 15c. in an unused block (5 x 4), some traces of staining, otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
2949 | £130
New Zealand: 1882-1900 Adsons, a used selection showing range of colours and types, etc., varied condition. (91)
2950 | £100
New Zealand: Auckland Islands Expedition, 1/2d. green and 1d. red, three mint examples of each.
2951 £300
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1898 1s. used, 1899 Special Post 1s. mint pair and single, 1899 1s. Pigeongram mint. also a Pigeongram receipt for a message received.
2952 | £100
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1898 1s. three mint examples, fair to good.
2953 | £110
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post: 1898 1s. used strip of five, forgeries, etc. (13 items)
2954 | £260
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 1s.. mint, 1899 Pigeongram 1s. mint (2) and used, 1899 triangular 6d. (3), 1s. (2) unused or mint, also 1899 Marotiri Copper Mines 1s. red mint, mixed condition.
2955 £1600
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post: 1899 Marotiri Copper Mines ''MAROTIRI/Pigeongram'' overprint on 1s. green blue, a fine mint example of this rarity from the top right corner of the sheet. Photo.
2956 £420
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 Marotiri Copper Mines 1s. red, in a mint block of six, fine and scarce. Photo.
2957 £140
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 Marotiri Copper Mines 1s. red, two mint examples in different shades. Photo.
2959 | £180
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 triangular 6d. in block of six and strip of four, unused, good to fine.
2960 | £110
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 6d. triangular pair affixed on unused ''flimsy'' message form, with printed ''Auckland, N.Z.''.
2962 | £130
New Zealand: Great Barrier Island Pigeongram Post 1899 6d. triangular affixed on unused ''flimsy'' message form.
2965 £230
New Zealand: Kermadec Island: 1937 Venables Local Post 3d. blue, two unmounted mint examples, one from the top, the other from the foot of the sheet, one stamp showing slight double transfer, a few slight creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
2966 £260
Norway: Hammerfest: 1888 set and 2re on 10re surcharge double, used on attractive ''NORDCAP'' illustrated envelope. Photo.
2967 | £120
Norway: 1944 British propaganda labels, 20re + 20re depicting British sailor collecting 'crabs', 30stk/solv showing Quisling about to be hanged and 30re showing Hitler in a cold sea, mint, all with faults.
2968 | £800
Norway: Locals: A large accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Aalborg, Drammen, Helsingfors, Holmestrand, Horten, Mandal, Tromso, multiples, duplication, etc. (many 100s)
2969 | £350
Norway: Locals: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. Aalesund, Drammen, Tonseberg, Tromso, postal stationery, etc (282 stamps, 15 items)
2970 £85
Norway: Locals: ''S.S. ScotlandFore and aft Post'', 10re envelope and 5re postcard, surcharged ''10 ORE 10'' (inverted), both with imprinted stamp showing a persons head with ''NORGE/S.S SCOTLAND/LOKALPOST'' surrounding, unknown to us. Photo.
2971 | £150
Norway: Spitzbergen: 1896 20re used on printed envelope to Norway, 1903 postcard with Norway 10re and Spitzbergen 5re, green used in Tromso, 1913 postcard with Norway 10re and Spitzbergen 5re brown used in Digermuie.
2972 £120
Norway: Spitzbergen: 1897 postcard, franked by Norway 10re tied by ''ADVENT BAY'' c.d.s., with ''ARCTISCHE POST'' label tied by double circular ''SPITZBERGEN/EISFIORD'' datestamp, some creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
2973 £160
Norway: Spitzbergen: 1909 postcard of Spitzbergen, addressed to Paris, franked by Norway 10re tied by Bergen c.d.s., 5ore., 10re. (2 of different designs), 20re, tied by double circular ''VIGO BAY/1909'' in violet. Photo.
2974 | £160
Norway: Spitzbergen: A selection of local stamps, unused and used, etc. (37)
2975 | £250
Paraguay: 1867 Paraguay War, nine examples on different coloured papers, one with postal cancellation, also cover bearing black on orange dated 1865 with boxed ''LIVRE''.
2976 | £110
Paraguay: 1893 Australian settlers in Paraguay, former a community called ''Cosme Colony'', selection overprinted on Paraguayan stamps (31) and 2c. + 2c. reply cards (4).
2977 | £1450
Peru: 1857 Pacific Steam Navigation Co. 1r. blue and 2r. brown-red on blued paper, unused with part original gum, also a range of reprints and forgeries, etc. (230)
2978 | £85
Poland: W.W.I, a small selection, comprising Warsaw local post with six different values and four covers, also Luboml two sets of mint and set on local cover. (16 stamps, five covers)
2979 | £300
Portuguese Colonies: Nyassa: 1895 unissued, a selection imperforate or perforated, some with overprints. (93) The Governor of the Nyassa Company had obtained stamps from De La Rue to be used as the first issue of the Company. However, as they had not been printed in Portugal, the Government declared them invalid and all but a small number were destroyed.
2980 £580
Principality of Trinidad: 1893 bogus issue, two mint sets of seven, also 5c., 10c. and 5f. mint and 5f. used. Produced by James Harden-Hickey for an unsuccessful colonisation project of an island located 700 miles north-east of Rio de Janeiro. Photo.
2981 £2200
Rhodesia: Telegraphs: Matabeleland: 1894 Reuters Telegraph Sevice 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. in a se-tenant vertical strip of three, fine unused with part original ''mimosa'' gum. Brandon certificate (1988). Photo.
2982 £2400
Rhodesia: Telegraphs: Matabeleland: 1894 Reuters Telegraph Sevice 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used on separate piece and cancelled in manuscript, fine. Photo.
2983 | £180
Romania: Northern Transylvania: Second Oradea local issue, mint perf. and imperfs., proof and six covers. (30 stamps, 6 covers)
2984 | £170
Russia: Russian Post in Persia, World War I (ca.), a mint selection of imperforate or perforated stamps, good to fine. (30)
2985 | £230
Russia: 1917 Revolutionary overprints Cap and Crossed swords in blocks of four (6 mint, 4 used) also blocks of eight (3) and 12 (2) with text overprints.
2986 £150
Russia: 1918 Deutsch-Baltisches Comit Privatpost 1r., cancelled by red Committee incoming cancellation, fine and scarce. This private courier post between Revel, Estonia and St. Petersburg lasted only a few days before suppression by the Russian authorities. Photo.
2987 £160
Russia: 1918 Deutsch-Baltisches Comit Privatpost 1r., cancelled by violet Committee outgoing cancellation, fine and scarce. This private courier post between Revel, Estonia and St. Petersburg lasted only a few days before suppression by the Russian authorities. Photo.
2988 | £260
Russia: Siberia: 1921 provisional government of Pribaikal, three stamps and three covers, interesting items.
2989 | £230
Russia: A 20th century selection, incl. North West Russia, bogus issues, fantasies, charity labels, poster stamps, etc. (few 100s)
2990 £120
Russia: German Occupation: 1918 cover bearing, on reverse, pair of 10pf. stamps and a pair of the 30pf. labels used by the Civilian post of the 10th Army, scarce. Photo.
2991 £170
Russia: Zemstvos: Gadiach 1887 a mint single, and one used on cover, fine. Photo.
2992 | £65
Russia: Zemstvos: Gadiack 1891 3k. used on reverse of envelope, torn upon opening.
2993 | £80
Russia: Zemstvos: Vessiegonsk 1883 1k., 2k. and 5k. unused and 5k. used on cover.
2994 | £2500
Russia: Zemstvos: A collection in a stockbook, incl. 1880 front bearing Tbepck 2kr. used in combination with Russian 7k., range of others, a little duplication, etc. (450)
2995 | £200
Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia Steam Conveyance Company labels 1d. (102), 3d. (28) and 6d. (26) blocks, mainly second issues, also a few forgeries. (163)
2996 | £620
St. Thomas-Porto Rico: 1869 Clara Rothe, an accumulation on leaves, incl. range of originals and forgeries, etc. (153)
2998 | £320
Sarawak: Cinderellas: 1900 (c.) bogus ''Ships'' issue, a selection, incl. 3c. deep blue and 5c. red both in vertical strips of six, each with a tte-bche pair, also some revenues, etc. (74)
2999 | £130
Sedang: 1889 1/2m. to $1 set of seven values all in mint sheets (5 x 7), good to fine.
3000 | £170
Sedang: 1889 a mint and used accumulation, incl. some forgeries, etc. (240)
3001 £950
Sombrero Island: 1892 1d. with ms. cancellation ''S.I./ March 27/ 1892/ Prince Edward/ Islands'', with faults. The sole recorded example. Photo.
3002 £350
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: Mount Currie Express 1874 1d. green, unused, a few minor imperfections, otherwise fine and very scarce. Photo.
3003 £480
South Africa: Natal: Fox Hill, 1902 1d. Type I ''ER/1d'' (3), type 2 fancy ''TWJ'' monogram (3), scarce. Produced by T.W. Jackson, A. Horney and Postmaster at Fox Hill, used for interchange of mail by native runner. Photo.
3004 | £140
South Africa: Orange Free State: 1899 Military Frank Stamp, the ''Commando Brief'', unused and used (7) cancelled many different towns, also 26 forgeries.
3005 | £140
South Africa: Transvaal: 1887 post of F.H. Bakker, four values unused, 1 Maraba showing part double impression unused, also 1 Pretoria used on piece with Transvaal 1d. dated 15th. October 1897.
3006 | £100
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: 1900 (Apr.) Goodyear 1d. pale blue on blue and 3d. Baden-Powell deep blue on blue, used, both with thin spots, otherwise fine. S.G. 17, 20.
3007 £400
South Africa: Mafeking: 1900 (Apr.) Baden-Powell, Wide Format, 3d. pale blue on blue, used with ''MY 2/1900'' c.d.s., a few blunt perfs, otherwise fine. S.G. 21, cat. 1,200. Photo.
3008 | £520
South Africa: 1925 Harrison 1d. essays, imperforate (4), perforated (7), also 1940 Jurgens pulls from the original 4d. ''Woodblock'' (defaced) die, two examples dated and signed.
3009 £400
Spain: Barcelona: 1900 (ca.) 5c. black Cycle Postal Express, affixed to postcard, tied by indistinct cancellation, scarce. Photo.
3010 £160
Spain: Barcelona: 1900 (ca.) 10c. deep green Cycle Postal Express, affixed to postcard, tied by violet Barcelona cancellation, scarce. Photo.
3011 | £270
Spain: Civil War issues, an accumulation on stockleaves, incl. a good range of issues, majority mint, some duplication, etc. (100s)
3012 £210
Spain: Melilla Military Post, 1894 cover to Madrid, bearing Batallen Disciplinario stamp just tied by Commander Melilla/E.M, in violet, with Madrid arrival mark on reverse. Photo.
3013 | £160
Spain: Melilla Military Post, an accumulation in imperforate and perforated stamps, incl. unused and used. (227)
3014 | £85
Sweden: 1888 Gteborg local advertising postal stationery envelopes (3), Facit 1 (2) and 2, latter has adverts for Tennis, Football and Cricket, some imperfections.
3015 | £180
Sweden: Locals: An accumulation on leaves and stockleaves, incl. Eksjo, Gothenburg, Malmo, Stockholm, covers and cards, etc. (100s)
3020 £550
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: Piora-Tal 1882 5c. blue used on piece, very rare. Zum. 1, cat. SFR 2,000. Photo.
3021 £200
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: Piora-Tal 1887 dark brown unused, possible proof, small closed tear at right, otherwise fine. Photo.
3022 £95
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: Piora-Tal 1887 claret perf. 12 3/4 unused, slight thin, otherwise fine. Photo.
3024 £85
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: St. Gothard 1887 wine-red, fine unused. Photo.
3025 £150
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: St. Moritz 1892 black and red on yellow unused, a few faults, rare. Zum. II, cat SFR 1,750. Photo.
3026 | £420
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: An accumulation, incl. Belalp, Righi-Coulm, Rigi-Kaltbad, Rigi-Scheideck, duplication, etc., varied condition. (233)
3027 | £250
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: A selection incl. Belap, Maderaner Tal, Rigi-Kulm, Rigi-Scheideck 1870 (5c.) rose in a mint block of nine, etc. (72)
3028 | £120
Switzerland: Hotel Posts: An early to modern collection of covers and cards, mainly with Hotel cachets, etc. (253 items)
3029 | £130
Switzerland: Revenues: A mint and used selection, some duplication, also a few essays, etc. (360)
3030 | £180
Switzerland: Soldiers Stamps, a selection on stockcards, incl. mostly W.W.II, eleven covers or cards, etc. (100s)
3031 | £110
Switzerland: A selection on stockleaves, incl. labels, dummy stamps, locals, range of forgeries, etc. (few 100s)
3032 £2000
Thailand: 1881-82 Elephant essays, nine different, good to fine. Photo.
3034 £200
Thailand: 1883-85 unissued 1 faung imperforate proof in claret, fine. Photo.
3035 £480
Thailand: 1883-85 unissued 1 faung deep vermilion, fine with large part original gum. Photo.
3036 £500
Thailand: Dusit Thani stamp affixed to Palace document, extremely rare (stated only four documents known). Ex Stewart and Swanson. Photo.
3037 £1600
Thailand: Intra-Mural Post, five different, rare. This post operated within the Royal Palace and the 'stamps' carry no denomination but show portraits of members of the Royal Family. Photo.
3038 £2100
Thailand: Raiakumar Post 1st. issue black on magenta, 2nd. issue 1 suk (4 att) black on blue, red and lilac, mauve on white. Hurt & Williams 1 and 3, rare. Photo.
3039 | £280
Tibet: 1924 Mount Everest Expedition, a selection of labels, incl. two on pieces with signature of Victor A. Haddock (designer), five on covers, etc. (23 items)
3040 | £220
Tibet: 1924 Mount Everest Expedition, complete sheet of labels (6 x 6), stated to have been given by photographer of expedition to Mr. R.D. Sinclair's daughter.
3041 £3000
Trinidad: 1847 'Lady McLeod' (5c.) blue, heavily repaired but a presentable example, very rare. The earliest stamp used in any British colony. This privately-issued stamp was produced in April 1847, six months before the Post Office Mauritius, to prepay the private conveyance of mails on the Lady Mcleod between Port of Spain and San Fernando. S.G. 1, cat. 10,000. Photo.
3042 £85
Turkey: Admiralty Steamship Company 1859 front only, bearing scarce ''Porto-Piastre'' label with manuscript ''21/2'' rate with boxed ''P Anchor P''. Used for mail sent via the Turkish Admiralty Steamship Co., rare. Photo.
3043 £85
Turkey: Admiralty Steamship Company 1859 front only, bearing scarce ''Porto-Piastre'' label with manuscript ''3'' rate with boxed ''P Anchor P''. Used for mail sent via the Turkish Admiralty Steamship Co., rare. Photo.
3044 £170
Turkey: Admiralty Steamship Company 1859 cover bearing scarce ''Porto-Piastre'' label with manuscript ''2'' rate with boxed ''P Anchor P''. Used for mail sent via the Turkish Admiralty Steamship Co., rare. Photo.
3045 £800
Turkey: Asia Minor Steamship Company, 1868 2pi. black on green, used on piece. Used for mail in the Mediterranean, scarce. Photo.
3046 £450
Turkey: Locals: Liannos's Post: 1866 small envelope to Cajate, franked by 1865 20p. green, tied by oval ''PERA'' datestamp, rare. Photo.
3047 | £620
Turkey: Locals: A selection, incl. Liannos's Post, T.B. Morton, also Gauthier Freres et Cie steamship range of forgeries, etc. (194)
3048 | £400
United States of America: 1864 McRobish & Co., Acalpulco to San Francisco, bogus issue, a selection, incl. possibly and essay, genuine and forgeries, etc. (87)
3049 | £85
United States of America: 1929 S.S. Karlsruhe experimental Catapult flight, three covers, two to London, other to Germany. Each has green vignette, posted from Pittsburgh, New York and Boston.
3051 | £80
United States of America: American Bank Note Company ''5 Rembrandt'' dummy stamp, in unmounted mint blocks of 18 and 8, fine.
3052 | £520
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 1c. (2), 2c. (5), 3c. (3), 4c. (2), 5c. (3), 8c. (2), 10c. (2) and $1 (2), mixed condition.
3053 £260
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 1c. to $1 set of ten stamps, fine unused. Issued by W. Frese & Company who owned the island. Photo.
3054 £260
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 1c. to $1 set of ten stamps issued by W. Frese Company, fine used. Photo.
3055 £130
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 W. Frese & Co. piece, franked by U.S. 5c. with Clipperton Island 5c. brown, both tied by San Francisco duplex. Photo.
3056 £850
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 W. Frese & Co. envelope to England, franked by U.S. 5c. tied by San Francisco duplex with Clipperton Island 5c. brown, fine. Photo.
3057 £160
United States of America: Clipperton Island: 1895 W. Frese & Co. envelope to Germany, franked by U.S. 5c. tied by San Francisco duplex with Clipperton Island 5c. brown, cover in poor condition. Photo.
3058 | £300
United States of America: Clipperton Island: A selection of French and Mexican stamps with ''ILE CLIPPERTON'' or ''ISLA CLIPPERTON'' overprints, duplication, also a few of the issued stamps, also a copy of ''The Postage Stamps of Clipperton Island'' by Wolfgang Baldus, etc. (few 100s)
3059 | £270
United States of America: Hawaii: 1892 George Jeffries (London Gang), ''2'' red bogus issue, two ''proofs'', 1 unused and ''used'', ''5'' blue one mint and one ''used'', scarce. (6)
3064 | £320
U.S.A: Locals: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Bancrofts, Kers City Post, Baldwin's Railroad, some originals, but most are reprints and forgeries, etc. (217)
3065 | £320
United States of America: An accumulation in stockbook, on leaves and loose, incl. McKay Sewing Machine Co., range of stamp dealer's ephemera, Movie stamps, 1912 E.C. Beetem & Sons, selection of advertising stamps, etc. (100s)
3066 | £120
United States of America: A selection, incl. bogus, carrier stamps, labels, fantasy productions, etc. (173)
3067 | £300
Uruguay: A selection of fakes and forgeries on leaves, also some cinderellas, etc. (125)
3068 | £420
Venezuela: Locals: Merida 1881 1c. gold, three used examples. These were used for prepayment on letters carried by special courier from Merida to a junction for dispatch to other parts of the country, rare.
3069 £230
Venezuela: 1906 Tachira locals 5c. (2), 10c. and 25c., each with manuscript ''No hay Estampillas'' and signed ''H. Cardenas''. Probably a government postal official when no regular stamps were available, rare. Photo.
3070 | £580
Venezuela: Locals: a selection, incl. Bejuma, Coro y La Vela, Maturin, etc., varied condition. (69)
3071 | £680
Venezuela: Locals: A selection incl. Bejuma 1854 Franca, Coro and La Vela 1867-75 (2), 1889 (14), Merida 1881 1c., etc. (24)
3072 | £200
Albums, International Postage Stamp Album 1883, 1888 and 1896 by Scott and Co., a few stamps, poor to good.
3073 | £780
British Commonwealth, an accumulation incl. Bahrain, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts-Nevis, Samoa, locals, labels, bogus, forgeries, etc. (100s)
3074 | £200
Catalogues, 1892 Catalogue Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, a few faults but a scarce item.
3075 | £190
Central American Steamship Company, 1884 a selection, incl. 10c. blue vertical (2) and horizontal pairs, variety imperforate between, etc. (188)
3076 £300
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1890-91 De La Rue Imperium Trials, ''POSTAGE/& REVENUE'' imperf. 6d. solid and white numeral vertical pair on Crown CA watermarked paper, key plate in grey and duty plate in violet, fine. Photo.
3077 £420
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1890-91 De La Rue Imperium Trials, ''POSTAGE/& REVENUE'' imperf. 6d. solid and white numeral vertical pair on Crown CA watermarked paper, key plate in grey and duty plate in carmine, fine. Photo.
3078 £160
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1890-91 De La Rue Imperium Trials, ''POSTAGE/& REVENUE'' Key Plate, 6d. in grey and brownish-orange, imperf. on watermarked paper (showing letters, possibly papermaker's watermark), fine with gum. Photo.
3079 £300
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1890-91 De La Rue Imperium Trials, ''POSTAGE/& REVENUE'' Key Plate, 6d. in green and brown, perforated on unwatermarked paper, fine with gum. Photo.
3081 £160
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1919 De La Rue imperforate die proof of a 20 ''OVERSEAS DOMINIONS'' with head of Minerva, without value tablet, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), slightly soiled, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
3082 £160
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1919 De La Rue imperforate die proof of a 20 ''OVERSEAS DOMINIONS'' value tablet, and imprint only, printed in black on glazed card (92 x 60mm), stamped ''AFTER/HARDENING'' with manuscript date ''16/4/19'', slightly soiled, otherwise fine and rare. Photo.
3083 £220
Colonial Proofs and Essays, 1919 De La Rue imperforate plate proofs of a 20 ''OVERSEAS DOMINIONS'' two in red and two in green, also perforated example (poor) and a similar essay without any value and larger head in green and red. Photo.
3084 | £320
Dummy Stamps, a selection on stockleaves, incl. De La Rue, Harrison & Sons, Central Bank Note Company, Waterlow & Sons, Finland, France, Japan, U.S.A., etc. (315)
3085 | £2400
Europe, an accumulation on leaves, stockleaves and loose, incl. Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Turkey, poster stamps, locals, bogus, labels, forgeries, etc. (many 100s)
3086 | £2400
Forgeries, an all World accumulation in two stockbooks, on leaves and loose, incl. British Guiana, Cape of Good Hope, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Switzerland, etc. (many 100s)
3087 | £120
Hamburg-American Packet Company, a selection, incl. 1875-79 issue used, 1938 reprint in sheet of twelve, 1955 reprint in perforated sheet of 24, imperforate block of 12, etc., mixed condition. (79)
3088 | £220
Kinderpost, an extensive accumulation on stockleaves and loose, incl. a good range of miniature stamps, postal stationery, multiples, covers, etc. (many 100s)
3089 | £300
Poster Stamps: A selection on stockleaves, incl. Netherlands, Turkey, United States of America, some covers and cards, etc. (200)
3090 | £250
Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, 1875 10c. unused (8) and used (3), also six forgeries, mixed condition.
3091 | £240
Scandinavia, a selection of locals and cinderellas, incl. Denmark Holbaek Steamship Co. 10ore. and 20ore., Finland wth Skargards, Tammerfors, Sweden with Railway stamps, postal stationery, etc. (100s)
3092 | £380
Scandinavia, an accumulation of locals in a stockbook, incl. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, some duplication, etc. (100s)
3093 | £220
Scandinavia, an accumulation of locals in a stockbook, incl. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, some duplication, multiples, etc. (100s)
3094 | £350
A collection of the bogus stamps of S. Allan Taylor on leaves, incl. Dominican Republic, Prince Edward Island and a good range of U.S.A. locals, etc. (384)
3095 | £3000
An all World balance accumulation on leaves, stockleaves and loose, incl. Azerbaijan, Brunei, Egypt with Suez Canal Co., El Salvador, Iran, Japan, Uruguay, Steamship Companies, local, bogus, fantasies, forgeries, etc. (many 100s)
3096 | £400
Aden: A mint collection comprising 1937 Dhow 1/2a. to 10r. set, 1939-48 1/2a. to 10r. set, Seiyun 1942 1/2d. to 5r. set and Shihr and Mukalla 1942-46 1/2a. to 5s. set, fine and fresh. (47)
3097 | £260
Albania: 1913-89 collection in a Schaubek album with mint incl. 1927 Air overprinted set, 1928 Accession overprints, 1946 Red Cross overprinted set, 1946 Balkan Games set, 1947 Railway, comprehensive range of later sets and miniature sheets, etc. (100s)
3098 | £80
Argentina: A collection from the 1940s to the 1950s in three albums, with a range of covers incl. air mails, registered, first day, first flights, Tierra del Fuego local, Departmental Officials, etc., with many multiples of 4 or larger (some with sheet numbers), some duplication, mixed condition. (100s)
3100 £65
Australian States: Victoria: Range of Q.V. values to 4d. overprinted ''Reprint'' and 5 pale blue and maroon overprinted ''Specimen'', most with large part original gum, mixed condition. (8)
3102 | £140
Australia: A chiefly K.G.V accumulation, incl. range of 'Roos and heads, covers with f.d.c's, airmails, a few booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
3103 £260
Australia: Postage Dues: 1908-09 2s. dull green, perf. 11, mint, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. D60, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3104 £450
Austria: 1933 WIPA miniature sheet, fine mint. Photo.
3105 | £110
Austria: 1948-52 Costumes, an unmounted mint duplicated selection in a small stockbook, incl. 90g. brown-purple (12), 1s. ultramarine (15), 1s. claret (11), 3s.50 deep green (6), 10s. grey (14), etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3108 | £80
Austria: A duplicated mint and used collection in two stockbooks and on leaves with 1945 overprinted to 5dm. mint, Commemorative issues, etc. (many 100s)
3110 £270
Bechuanaland: Tati Concessions Ltd. 1896 1s. to 5 set mint, mainly fine. (6) Photo.
3111 | £300
Belgium: A duplicated mint and used collection in two albums and a stockbook with a range of early issues used in mixed condition incl. 1849 10c. (7), 20c. (9), Medallions both imperf. and perf. to 40c., 1919-20 Tin Hat 5f. and 10f. mint, miniature sheets, 1932 Mercier set mint, 1932 Infantry set in mint blocks (lower pairs unmounted), 1952 U.P.U. set used, Railway Parcels, a selection of booklets, etc. (many 100s)
3112 | £450
Belgium: A mainly used duplicated range of issues to 1908 incl. Epaulettes 10c. (5), 20c. (13), Medallions to 40c., imperf. (16), perf. (16), 1865-6 to 1f. (5), 1893-1900 and 1905-08 values to 2f. mint etc., varied condition.
3117 | £550
Bermuda: A mint K.G.V to K.G.VI collection on leaves, incl. 1918-22 values to 1, 1924-32 values to 12s.6d. and 1938-53 perf. 14 to 1, etc., fine and fresh. (40)
3118 | £260
Brazil: An extensive collection from 1845 to early 1990s, incl. numerals to 180(r.) used, range of Don Pedros, etc., later material mint with some blocks and miniatures sheets, mixed condition. (many 100s)
3119 | £230
Brazil: A collection from a Postal Administration, stuck down on leaves, incl. 1894-97 to 2,000r., 1927 Air set, 1930 semi official Zeppelin sets (8 values), 1932 Provisional Government set, 1937-38 set, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3120 | £1550
British Honduras: 1894 ''Caye Service'' 3c. violet local label used on envelope to St Georges Cape, tied by straight line ''CUTHBERT BROS.,'' handstamp, and dated ''AUG 21 1895'' alongside, some minor tears and toning, otherwise fine. This post operated by Cuthbert Brothers who carried mail between the mainland and outlying Islands, scarce. Photo.
3121 | £180
British Honduras: A mint collection comprising 1913-21 1c. to $5 set, 1932 Relief Fund set and 1938-47 1c. to $5 set, fine and fresh. (28)
3126 | £85
Cameroons: Cancellations and Covers: Victoria: 1916 (May 30) and (July 6) two 'Davies' covers to Cheshire, both franked Nigeria 1d. tied by fine strike of type 141-2 skeleton c.d.s., the former in violet.
3128 | £200
Cameroon: German Protectorate: A collection on leaves, incl. 1900 to 3m. used, 1905-19 to 5m. mint, 20pf. ultramarine used, cancellations with Johann Albrechtshohe, etc. (77)
3134 | £650
Cameroons: French Cameroon: 1939 to 1943, selection of censored and uncensored covers (46), bearing range of postal, civil and military cachets, Allied and German censor tapes, p.p.c. of Free French Aircraft, franked by 1944 2f. + 20f. bearing scarce boxed ''PAR PIROGUE POSTALE'', also covers cacheted ''This article has been held by the office of censorship'' and ''Courrier avion provisoirement suspendu acheminement par bateau, etc. (46 items)
3136 | £110
Cameroons: French Cameroon: 1939 to 1944, eleven wartime covers, bearing various Regimental, Naval and Civil Postal Control cachets, also French Equatorial Africa, etc.
3142 | £2900
Canada: An archival collection from a Postal Administration, stuck down on leaves, all overprinted or handstamped ''SPECIMEN'', incl. 1897 Jubilee 3c., 20c. (2), 50c. (2), $1 (2), $2, $3 (2), $4 (2), $5 (2), etc., varied condition. (58)
3143 | £480
Canada: A mint collection, incl. 1908 Tercentenary 1/2c. to 20c. set, 1928-29 perf. 12 set, 1930-31 1c. to $1 set, 1932-33 1c. to 13c. set, 1935 perf. 12 and coil sets, 1937-38 perf. 12 and coil sets, etc., fine and fresh. (90)
3144 | £130
Canada: A collection in varied condition sold on behalf of charity in two albums and loose contained in a carton with a selection of covers incl. 1870 registered O.H.M.S. money order cover, 1900 House of Commons envelope and letter, incoming covers incl. uprated British Guiana, K.G.VI postal stationery cards, quantity of stamps from other Countries, etc. (many 100s). Sold on behalf of charity.
3145 | £380
Cayman Islands: A mint collection on leaves comprising 1921-26 watermark Script CA 1/4d. to 10s. set, 1935 1/4d. to 10s. set and 1938-48 1/4d. to 10s. set, fine and fresh. (38)
3147 | £1300
Ceylon: 1885 5c. on 64c. red-brown used with variety surcharge double, faint blue registration pencil mark, otherwise very fine. R.P.S. certificate (2014). S.G. 158a, cat. 3,250. Photo.
3148 £190
Ceylon: A group of covers (plus one front) from 1837-1949, incl. stampless, British Packet Paid postage markings, postal stationery with specimens, etc., mixed condition. (3 items)
3149 £230
China: 1939 (June 7) fourteen page grant of probate In His Britannic Majesty's Supreme Court for China at Shanghai, the last page bearing Consular Service 1917-21 6d., 1s., 1, 2 and 50 (18), some imperfections, otherwise fine and interesting item. Photo.
3150 £230
China: 1960 Goldfish set on three first day covers to the same address in England, some mild toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 1911-1922. Photo.
3151 £1350
China: 1964 Peonies miniature sheet fine used on commercial first day cover to England, some toning to cover, miniature sheet fine. S.G. 2199a. Photo.
3152 £140
China: 1965 People's Liberation Army set used on two first day covers to the same address in England, crease to one cover clear of stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. 2259-2266. Photo.
3153 | £820
China: A collection from the 1980s in an album, incl. regular issues unmounted mint, booklets with 1980 Dolphin, 1981 Year of the Chicken, 1982 Year of the Dog (2), 1983 Terracotta Figures, 1983 Year of the Pig (2), 1984 Year of the Rat (2), miniature sheets with 1982 Sculptures, 1982 Birds, 1983 Terracotta Figures, 1983 Western Chamber, 1987 Outlaws of the Marsh, 1987 Cave Murals, postal stationery, maximum cards, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
3154 | £150
China: British Railway Administration: 1901 5c. on 1/2c. brown, surcharge in black, two used examples, one has thin spot, otherwise fine. S.G. BR133.
3155 | £110
Cuba: A comprehensive unmounted mint collection from 1942 to 1996 in two stockbooks, also a further collection in an album from 1855. (100s)
3156 £1550
Cyprus: 1504, very rare early letter from Nicosia written on Sept. 13 to the Council of Ten in Venice addressed to ''Il Serenissimo Principe'', the Doge, Leonardo Loredan, from Pietro Balbi, ''lugotenente'' or Governor of Cyprus reporting on instructions recently received, believed to relate to longstanding complaints from the Corner family. Photo.
3158 £100
Cyprus: Austrian Post Office in Larnaca: 1864 5s., 1867-83 10sld. (on piece), both with large part ''LARNACCA DI CIPRO'' c.d.s., also 1878 and 1884 entires from Trieste to Larnaca franked 10kr., the former with fine receiving c.d.s., the latter unusually with squared circle, a little faint toning.
3159 £160
Cyprus: Great Britain used in Cyprus: 21/2d. pl. 12 on piece cancelled ''942'' (Larnaca), 21/2d. pl. 15 cancelled ''975'' (Limassol, also 1d. red pl. 177 similarly cancelled but not in Cyprus), 1d. red pl. 216 and 21/2d. pl. 15 pair cancelled ''969'' (Nicosia, also 1d. Star similarly cancelled, not Cyprus), 1d. pl. 178 cancelled ''D47'' and a further 1d. (reperforated) cancelled ''D48'', mainly fair to fine strikes.
3160 £250
Cyprus: 1880 ''CYPRUS'' overprints, selection incl. 1880 1/2d. pl. 15, 1d. pl. 216 unused and used, 21/2d. pl. 15 mint corner block of ten 1881 ''HALF-PENNY'' (18mm) on 1d. pl. 205 mint, Pl. 218 used, ''HALF-PENNY'' (16mm) on 1d. pl. 201 used, ''HALF-PENNY'' (13mm) on 1d. pl. 215 unused (2, one with double surcharge, rounded corner), 1d. pl. 218 mint, ''30 PARAS'' on 1d. pl. 216 unused and an interesting selection of fake overprints, fair to fine.
3161 £1100
Cyprus: 1880 1d. red, pl. 218 OF showing ''CYPRUS'' overprint double, mint with gum creasing, rare. S.G. 2aa, cat. 4,250. Photo.
3162 £500
Cyprus: 1880 21/2d. rosy-mauve pl. 14 complete lower pane of 96 (12 x 8) with full sheet margins showing marginal plate number, current number and inscriptions, incl. JK showing large thin ''C'', three others with minor overprint flaws, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 3, a, cat. 498+. Photo.
3163 £1150
Cyprus: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in one album, with 1881 1/2pi. die I, 1882 30pa. on 1pi., 1882-86 to 12pi., used, range of key plate varieties incl. 1882-86 1/2pi. top left triangle detached, used, 1892-94 values 4pi, 12pi., 1894-96 to 45pi., mint, 1904-10 set mint and used, 1912-15 values to 45pi. with 1/2pi. and 2pi. broken bottom left triangle, used, 1921-23 to 45pi., 1923 10s., 1924 1, 1924 to 90pi., 1928 Anniversary and 1934 sets, mint, etc., mostly good to fine. (approx. 140)
3165 £200
Cyprus: A K.G.VI collection on leaves incl. 1938-51 set mint (90pi. and 1 unmounted) and used, 1pi. perf. 131/2 x 121/2 mint and used, 1948 Silver Wedding set and 11/2pi. 'extra decoration' in pair unmounted mint, etc. (56)
3166 £400
Cyprus: 1964 Olympic Games 10m. lower left corner block of nine incl. 'blind runner' flaw [R. 9/2, state type 1], unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 246, a, cat. 650+. Photo.
3167 £260
Cyprus: 1964 Olympic Games 10m. 'blind runner' flaw [R. 9/2, state type 2] used, fine with normal for comparison. S.G. 246a, unpriced by Gibbons. Photo.
3168 £230
Cyprus: A mainly mint collection of Q.E.II issues in five albums and a stockbook, largely complete with many varieties incl. 1955-60 set unmounted, 35m. with 'confetti' flaw used (Brandon certificate, 1998), 1960 Overprints, later mainly in unmounted pairs incl. multiples and miniature sheets, with 1962 to 1, 1963 Scouts miniature sheet, 1964 Olympics 10m. 'handbag' flaw, 1966 definitives in blocks of four, 1987 Troodos Churches folder, 1995 Europhilex 95 10 surcharge miniature sheet, vending machine booklets, etc. to 1998, mainly fine
3169 | £230
Cyprus: A mint collection comprising 1924-38 90pi and watermark Mult. Crown CA 1, 1934 1/4pi. to 45pi. set and 1938-51 1/4pi. to 1 set, fine. (32) The property of another vendor.
3171 £80
Cyprus: Postal Stationery: A selection unused and used from 1881 incl. 1887 1/2pi. card from Nicosia to Larnaca, 1889 1pi. card from Larnaca to Hull, 1896 1/2pi. wrapper from Larnaca to Alexandria, 1931 21/2pi. registered envelope with added 11/2pi. from Nicosia to Folkestone, airletters, etc., fair to fine. (17 items)
3173 £120
Cyprus: Literature: A small library in a carton incl. ''Cyprus Postal History and Postage Stamps'' by Castle, 3 editions, ''Cyprus Postal Stationery'' by Ioannides & Podger, 1993 and 2000 editions, The Cyprus Sea Post Office'' by Madella, etc. (15 items)
3177 £230
Cyprus: 1964 stampless envelope from Kokkina to Nicosia, numbered at upper right overstruck by ''KOKKNA/G.R./RURAL/SERVICE/CYPRUS'' marking, flap missing but rare. Kokkina was the only Turkish outlet to the sea and under siege for several years. Mail was numbered by hand and passed via the Turkish Cypriot fighters army headquarters and the U.N. Photo.
3178 £200
Cyprus: 1964 stampless official envelope from Nicosia to Kokkina, handstamped by red double circle ''H/M./LEFKOSA/KIBRIS'' and straight line number in blue, rare. Kokkina was the only Turkish outlet to the sea and under siege for several years. Mail was numbered by hand and passed via the Turkish Cypriot fighters army headquarters and the U.N. Photo.
3179 £350
Cyprus: Airmails, 1929 to 1960, a collection of covers etc. with first flights incl. 1929 Limassol-Stockholm, Malmo-Berlin, 1932 London-Limassol, Limassol-Basrah, Limassol-India, Limassol-Rhodes (2), Limassol-Athens, Limassol-Brindisi (2), 1936 Nicosia-Baghdad, 1937 Nicosia-Alexandria, 1938 Larnaca-Port Said, etc. (24 items)
3180 £180
Cyprus: EOKA Emergency 1955-60, 1959 stampless prisoner's mail envelope from Pergamos to Asha and 1958 incoming cover from Asha with enclosed letter with ''PASSED/CENSOR'' cachet, inter-camp cover (roughly opened) from D.P.19 at Pyla to D.P.1478 at Kokkini Trimithia with censor cachet, also three covers with triangle in circle censor mark, 1955 (Apr. 1) unaddressed envelope endorsed 'first day of the Cyprus Revolution, bearing 11/2pi. (three colours) cancelled by Larnaca c.d.s's, propaganda label on airmail envelope to Seattle, Greece 1954 Enosis set unmounted mint and 1963 U.S.A. f.d.c. signed by Archbishop Makarios, etc.
3181 £130
Cyprus: Maritime, 1929 to 1960, selection of eight covers etc. incl. three to Alexandria cancelled by Sea Post Office c.d.s's, Lloyd Trentino Line ''Galilea'' (2) incl. scarce commercial cover to Munich, etc.
3183 £780
Cyprus: Postcards, a K.E.VII to Q.E.II collection in one album, from 1903 variously addressed incl. 1903 to Paramaribo, Dutch Guinea, 1906 to Calcutta, 1910 showing 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards from Polymedia to Plymouth, 1917 card with French F.P.O. c.d.s, 1926 Troodos to Oxford, 1932 registered Larnaca to Austria, also an unused range incl. topographical and village scenes, propaganda cards (73 items)
3184 £400
Cyprus: Railway, selection incl. railway cancellations on a range of adhesives and covers (4), also railway telegram, 1932 and 1937 mail notices, etc. (31 items)
3186 £680
Cyprus: World War II censored mail, an interesting selection of 23 covers variously addressed with a range of handstamps incl. rectangular and numbered circles incl. ''7'' initialled, ''8'' on 1941 incoming from Scotland with ''SALVED FROM/THE SEA'' handstamp, late use of ''26'' on 1942 incoming from South Africa, labels incl. M/4 (3, one overstruck by Exchange Control handstamp and with ms. AV2 in blue), M/19 and M/39, 1945 registered to Trinidad with Egypt censor only, and AV2 handstamp, etc. Photo
3187 £260
Cyprus: World War II censored military mail, selection incl. 1945 from Ayios Elias to Greek Cypriot soldier with ''M/59'' label, redirected to army hospital in Italy, Indian Army F.P.O's incl. Indian Army, etc. (8 covers)
3188 £500
Cyprus: A collection in one album, with a representative range of cancellation types on adhesives, c.d.s's incl. Returned Letter Office on 1900 wrapper, 1935 Famagusta to HMS ''Devonshire'', instructional marks, publicity and slogan handstamps incl. scarce ''DON'T/TALK/ABOUT/SHIPS'' on 1944 piece, red bilingual 'Save our forests from fire' on 1946 cover, ''TURKISH BOMBS/ON CYPRUS ENDANGER/WORLD PEACE'' on three covers, ''NOCOSIA'' registration label error on three 1937 covers, later official mail, 1989 civilian evacuation from Lebanon (both ships), etc.
3189 £1850
Cyprus: An extensive collection of cancellations from Q.V. to Q.E.II, mainly covers with adhesives on piece and loose, contained in nine albums, with a comprehensive range of offices incl. barred ovals and c.d.s. types, registration oval datestamps, rural and circular posts, divided by district with Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia and Paphos, mostly good to fine.
3190 £140
Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Posts: 1973 (Oct. 29) First issue set on two unaddressed f.d.c's, one with scarce large emblem (only 500 produced), the other with small emblem. Photo.
3191 £1400
Cyprus: Turkish Cypriot Posts: An exceptional collection in six albums, incl. 1887 Nicosia local cover addressed in old Turkish franked 1/2pi., 1931 and 1933 Famagusta petitions with mukhtar intaglio handstamps, 1958 TMT cachet on newspaper wrapper, Turkey 1960 Celebration of Independence stamps (with varieties) and f.d.c., charity stamps, 1963-64 Turkish Cypriot Postal Administration covers with all eleven postmarks, inter-community mails 1971 to 1985, Social Aid stamps incl. covers (one 1972 Nicosia registered) and revenue document, official mail, good range of pre-invasion covers incl. 1974 Paphos to Nicosia, official Limassol to Nicosia, propaganda cards, issued stamps from 1974 in unmounted mint pairs, with covers variously cancelled and f.d.c's incl. first issue, airmail envelope to Athens without defacement, later official and commercial mail with a comprehensive range of markings and issued stamps unmounted mint to 1999 incl. varieties and revenues, mostly fine.
3192 | £320
Czechoslovakia: A mint and used collection from 1918 to 1939 neatly written up and fairly specialised in two albums incl. 1919-20 Hradcany imperf. 20h. carmine and 30h. mauve both mint and used, 1919 overprints, 1925 Olympics to 200 (+200h.) mint (4) and used, plate pieces, etc. (100s)
3193 | £130
Czechoslovakia: A duplicated accumulation in an album and stockbook incl. 1919 overprints, 1920 imperf. Airs, 1926 All Sokol sets mint (2) etc. (100s)
3194 | £75
Danish West Indies: 1873-1902 Bicoloured issue 1c., 3c., 4c., 7c. and 14c. forgeries in sheets of 25, 'used' with oval barred cancellations, some toning and perf. splitting, otherwise fine. (125)
3195 | £200
Egypt: A collection in a Minkus printed album incl. 1923-24 1m. to E1 set mint, 1933 Railway and Aviation sets mint, 1934 U. P.U. set used, 1938 Birthday E1 mint, etc. (100s)
3196 £920
Egypt: Booklets: 1921 120m. booklet missing four stamps from the first pane otherwise complete and in good condition apart from a few clipped perfs. S.G. SB7. Photo.
3198 £880
Egypt: British Forces in Egypt: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p. vertical pair tied by retta of dots on reverse of 1935 (May 6) first day envelope to England with crowned circle ''13'' and Abu Qir c.d.s., some minor cover creases though stamps are fine. S.G. A10. Photo.
3199 £180
Fiji: 1903 Watermark Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set mainly fine used, the 5s. with pen cancellation but with extra 1 showing corner Madame Joseph MJ 160 cancellation. (12) S.G. 104-14. Photo.
3200 £160
Fiji: 1904-09 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 1s., 1906-12 1/2d. to 1, mainly fine used. (10) S.G. 115-24, cat. 440. Photo.
3201 £120
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to small piece by fine Suva registered type R2 ''14/DEC/1912'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
3202 £110
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to piece by light Suva registered type R2 ''15/OCT/1913'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
3203 £120
Fiji: 1906-12 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red tied to piece by light Suva registered type R2 ''19/DEC/1912'' c.d.s. S.G. 124, cat. 275. Photo.
3204 £120
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die I, fine used on small piece with corner c.d.s. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
3205 £110
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, fine used with part Labasa D3 c.d.s. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
3206 £100
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, lightly cancelled, fine. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
3207 £160
Fiji: 1912-23 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1 purple and black on red, die II, tied to piece by Suva registered type R2 ''20/APR/1927'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 137a, cat. 300. Photo.
3208 | £110
Fiji: A selection of Q.E.II errors with 1968 9d. top margin imperforate horizontal pair, 1984 Christmas 20c. lower left corner plate block of four imperforate (some gum wrinkles and bends), and 2007 type 1b 20c. on 6c. surcharge inverted in a top left corner plate block of four (one stamp with bend), unmounted mint. S.G. 377 var., 689 var, F1331a.
3209 £480
Fiji: 1975 Festivals of Joy miniature sheet variety imperforate between (vertically), small gum wrinkle otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. MS525a, cat. 1,400, EC FJI1050b. Photo.
3211 | £220
Finland: A mint and used collection from roulettes on leaves, also a collection of Faroe Islands with covers, Christmas labels, etc. (100s)
3212 | £1500
France: An interesting collection in two albums and a large quantity of leaves contained in two cartons with a range of early issues used in mixed condition, later issues arranged by theme or subject incl. 1923 Bordeaux Exhibition 1f. used on small piece, 1929 Le Havre Exhibition 2f. used on small piece, Sinking Funds, Airs incl. 1927 overprinted pair mint, 1936 50f. green used, 1936 Banknote 50f. used, booklets, postage dues, Exhibition labels with some in complete panes and booklets, Red Cross W.W.I Charity booklets and labels, range of stationery, etc. (many 100s)
3213 | £380
France: A duplicated collection in three albums and two stockbooks with a range of early issues used in mixed condition incl. 1849 1f. apparently used on 1852 envelope, later sets mint incl. 1936 South American Flight, 1937 Museum, etc. (many 100s)
3214 | £160
French Colonies: a small selection in rather mixed condition on leaves with main interest in Tunisia incl. 1888 to 75c. mint, 1888-98 to 5f. (2) mint incl. 75c. rose both mint and used, imperforates, postage dues, also some Abyssinia, etc. (few 100s)
3217 | £600
French Colonies: French Equatorial Africa: 1939-45 collection of censored covers, incl. variety of Postal, Telegraph, Civil and Military cachets and tapes, with Brazzaville, Point Noire (French Congo), Libreville, Port Gentil (Gabon), Bangui, Oubangui and Fort Lamy (Chad), etc. (98 items)
3222 | £1100
Germany: A collection from 1872 to 1945 on printed leaves incl. 1872 hand-cancelled 10g. and 30g., 1899-1900 5m. type II used, later issues mainly mint and with a high degree of completeness incl. 1920s charity sets, 1933-41 watermark mesh Hindenburg set, 1933 Wagner set, 1933 surcharged Welfare set in strip of four, Airs with 1924 and 1926-31 sets, Zeppelins with 1928-31, 1930 South American Flight and 1931 Polar Flight sets mint, 1930 IPOSTA, 1935 OSTROPA sheets etc., varied condition.
3223 | £720
Germany: A collection in five albums and on leaves contained in a carton with a range of early issues, Third Reich with Child Welfares, miniature sheets incl. 1935 OSTROPA used, Allied Occupations, West Germany 1950 Bach pair used on card f.d.i., 1951 Charity pair used, 1951 Exhibition set on illustrated f.d.c., Berlin, booklets, stationery, Saar, Occupations, etc. (100s)
3224 | £110
Germany: A mint and used accumulation in fifteen albums and stockbooks contained in two cartons incl. Third Reich, East and West Germany, Berlin, etc. (many 100s)
3226 | £110
Germany: A mint and used duplicated collection in two albums and on leaves contained in a carton incl. Third Reich, Allied Occupations, West and East Germany, etc. (many 100s)
3229 | £140
German Colonies: Caroline Islands: 1899-1900 56 degrees 3pf. to 50pf. used on 1901 envelope, registered to Leipzig, 1901-10 Yacht values to 80pf. on 1901 registered envelope, registered to Baden, also 1905 postcard with bisected 10pf. tied by Ponape negative cancellation.
3230 | £80
German Post Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1900-15 selection of covers, cards and a few stamps, incl. 1916 Parcel card from Germany to Constantinople, on reverse has 1916 Turkish provisional 1pi. (3) tied by Stamboul c.d.s's, also two pieces from the Fournier album, etc. (12 items)
3231 £650
Gibraltar: 1925-32 Watermark Mult. Script CA 5 violet and black, mint, very lightly mounted, fine and fresh appearance. S.G. 108, cat. 1,500. Photo.
3232 | £130
Gibraltar: A mint collection, incl. 1912-24 and 1938-51 sets to 1, fine. (32)
3234 | £270
Gilbert and Ellice Islands: 1912-24 set to 1 and 1939-55 set to 5s., fine. Photo. (27)
3235 | £150
Greece: A duplicated collection in an album with Hermes Heads incl. 1861 10l. pair used, etc. (few 100s)
3237 | £320
Guatemala: An extensive duplicated accumulation in six albums and stockbooks, on leaves and in packets contained in two cartons with a wide range of issues mint and used, from 1871 with Airs, etc. (1,000s)
3238 | £450
Hong Kong: 1861-71 2c., 6c., 8c., 12c., 24c., 30c. vermilion, 30c. mauve, 48c. and 96c., 1877 16c. yellow and 1882-96 5c. and 10c. with variety watermark inverted, used, mostly fine. Photo. (11)
3243 | £350
Hong Kong: A Q.V. and K.E.VII group incl. 1863-71 48c. used with ''B62'' cancellation in blue, 1882-96 2c. with variety watermark inverted used (2 shades), 1891 without Chinese characters 14c. on 30c. unused with part original gum and 20c. on 30c., 50c. on 48c. and 1 on 96c. used, 1903 $5 purple and blue-green used, small group used in Bangkok, etc., some faults, mostly fine. (16)
3244 | £500
Hong Kong: A mint collection, comprising 1921-37 near complete values to $5, 1938-52 values to both $10 and 1941 Centenary set, fine. Photo. (39)
3245 | £210
Iceland: 1876-1995 collection on leaves with a range of early issues mainly used, 1931 Zeppelin set mint, 1939 Millenary to 10k. mint, 1k. used, 1930 Air set mint, 1944 Republic set used on registered f.d.c., range of later issues, etc. (100s)
3247 | £80
India: A K.G.VI unmounted mint accumulation with 1937-40 1r., 2r. and 10r. (10 of each), and 1940-43 31/2a. to 12a. (10 of each) and 14a. (20). S.G. 259-260, 262, 272-277. Stated to cat. 982.
3248 | £270
India: A Q.V. to K.G.VI duplicated mint and used collection in mixed condition in an album and on leaves with selection of imperf. issues incl. 1854 4a. (5, all cut to shape), 1868 8a. (2) mint, 1895 to 5r. mint, Officials, also range of Feudatory States mint and used, etc. (many 100s)
3249 | £300
India: A mint and used collection from 1854-55 imperfs., incl. 1865 to 8a. used, 1895 2r. to 5r. set used, 1902-11 values to 15r. used, 1911-22, 1926-33 and 1937-40 values to 25r. used, 1948 Gandhi 10r. mint, then with issues to 1968, also some Officials, covers, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
3250 | £170
India: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in varied condition in an album incl. 1882-90 to 1r. mint, 1902-11 to 3r. mint, selection of covers and cards, etc. (100s)
3251 | £680
India: Revenues: An unusual collection of revenues and telegraphs in a presentation type album, all overprinted 'SPECIMEN'', incl. Foreign Bill, Telegraphs with 1869-78 2a. to 50r., Court Fees, High Court, Small Cause, Share Transfer, etc., some toning, otherwise fine. (103)
3252 | £150
India: Revenues: A collection in five albums and a folder, incl. court fees, overprints, perfins, with a wide variety of states incl. Bikaner, Bundi, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jodphur, Kerala, Kishangarh, Mewar Udaipur, Morvi, etc., some on documents, also a copy of Billig's Handbook Volume 38, mixed condition. (1000s)
3254 £80
India: Airmails: 1929 Joan Page special illustrated Dum Dum-Nailac-Dum Dum flight cover to Calcutta, franked K.G.V 1a. (corner fault) with Dum Dum 1929 (June 25) datestamp, front with blue ''Flown Joan Page'' cachet (also on reverse). Photo.
3255 £380
India: Airmails: 1933 (Apr. 8) Purnea-Mount Everest flight ''flimsy'', unfranked bearing boxed Purnea, ''The Houston-Mt. Everest Expdtn.'' label tied by purple circular cachet, signed by Stephen H. Smith and Sqn Ldr Lord Clydesdale, very scarce, also House of Commons card with Sqn Ldr Lord Clydesdale's signature and a piece with 1a. tied by Houston Mount Everest flight dated cachet. Photo.
3256 £200
India: Airmails: 1933 (Apr. 8) Purnea-Mount Everest flight cover, franked 3p. and 1a. cancelled Purnea, ''The Houston-Mt. Everest Expdtn.'' label tied by purple circular cachet with another strike on reverse, very scarce, 87 carried. Photo.
3257 | £520
India: Airmails: A collection on leaves, incl. 1927 (July 1) special cover carried over Calcutta by Moth aeroplane, 1927 (Feb. 22) Royal Airforce Display cover, 1937 (Nov. 10) Bombay-Delhi flown cover, range of later first flights, etc. (93 items, 29 stamps)
3258 | £120
Indian Feudatory States: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. ranges from Alwar, Bamra, Bhopal, Bundi, Cochin, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Jind, Travancore, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
3259 | £110
Iran: Persia: 1877 Official Reprints, 1(sh.) black (8) and 4(sh.) orange-red (3), fair to fine.
3262 | £520
Iraq: A mint collection incl. 1931 set to 25r., 1932 New Currency set to 1d. on 25r., 1932 set to 1d., etc., fine. (85)
3263 | £620
Ireland: 1922 to 1935, a mint and used selection of high values, incl. 1922 Thom 5s. mint, 1922-23 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. in mint pairs, 1935 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (3) and 10s. (2) mint, etc., varied condition. (30)
3264 | £450
Ireland: 1922 (17 Feb-July) overprinted by Dollard: 1/2d. green with red proof overprint, mint block of four, also a used single, also overprint only in red, block of four, all with printers handstamp on reverse. Photo.
3266 | £1400
Ireland: A duplicated accumulation in two cover albums, a stockbook, on stockcards, in packets and loose with 1922 overprints mint and used incl. 1922 Dollard to 5s. (2), 10s. (2) mint, coils with coil joins, minor varieties, 1937 to 10s. mint with 2s.6d. and 5s. marginal blocks, duplicated mint commemorative issues with many in blocks, range of covers and cards with a good selection of unused and used postal stationery, f.d.c's, commemorative cancellations, etc. (many 100s)
3267 | £80
Ireland: A small selection, incl. 1907-16 Sinn Fein broad Crown perf. 11, 1912-14 Anti-Home rule 1s. red, Dollard essays (4), etc. (8)
3269 | £120
Italian States: A collection of forgeries, incl. Modena, Parma, Papal States, Sardinia, Tuscany, etc., also some Italy and Colonies, mixed condition. (100s)
3270 | £950
Italian States: Parma: A selection on stockleaf, incl. unused and used, duplication, etc., mixed condition. (190)
3271 | £3800
Italian States: Sardinia: An award winning comprehensive unused and used collection in an album, incl. one of each of the first three issues, all the printings of the 5c., 10c., 20c., 40c., 80c. and 3l., with some inverted heads, pairs and blocks, also some covers, etc., varied condition. (100s)
3272 | £950
Italian States: Sardinia: Remainder of the collection in an album, incl. covers, range of forgeries, etc. (100s)
3273 £200
Italian States: Sicily: 1859 1/2g., 10g. and 50g. unused and 1g., 2g., 5g. and 20g. used, mixed condition, the 5g. with B.P.A. certificate (1967) stating ''with unusual flaw in the plate (is not a retouch)''. S.G. 1-7. Photo. (7)
3274 | £170
Italy: A collection in mixed condition in a notebook with mint sets incl. 1923 Black Shirt Fund, 1923 Manzoni (10l. is toned around perfs.), 1930 Virgil, also Colonies with Libya 1921 to 10l., and Vatican 1933 Holy Year set mint and used on card, etc. (few 100s)
3276 | £1050
Italian Post Offices: A mainly used collection on printed leaves with China Peking 1917-18 set to 10l. (less 25c.), 1918 Postage Due 8c. on 20c., 12c. on 30c., Crete complete, Libya, Benghazi 1901 and 1911 1pi. on 25c. values, Tripoli values to 5l., Turkish Empire General Issues complete (RPS certificate for 1874 2l. (2008), Individual Post Offices, Constantinople 1921 (Nov.) set of five, 1922 (Oct.-Nov.) values to 45pi. on 5l., 90pi. on 10l., 1922 Postage Due 30c., 60c., 1l., Durazzo 1909-11 20pi. on 5l., Salonica 1909-11 set, Smyrna 1909-11 20pi. on 5l., Valona 1909-11 set etc., mainly fine.
3280 £250
Jamaica: 1921 Unissued Abolition of Slavery 6d., watermark Mult. Script CA sideways, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with gum, light overall toning, fine. S.G. 91s, cat. 800. Photo.
3282 | £150
Jamaica: Cancellations and Covers: A collection of covers in an album, from 1919 to early 1970s, incl. censored mail, war stamps, etc., mostly fine. (approx. 110)
3284 £280
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: British East Africa: 1897-1903 1r. to 50r. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12a), some traces of paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 92-99s, cat. 805. Photo.
3285 £320
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1903-04 1c. to 50r. set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', all have traces of paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 1s-16s, cat. 960. Photo.
3286 £260
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: East Africa and Uganda Protectorates: 1912-21 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 500r. green and red on green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', paper adhering to gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 63s, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3287 £600
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1c. to 5 set, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' mainly fine with gum. S.G. 76s-99s, cat. 2,125. Photo.
3288 | £350
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1c. to 1 set (less 7s.50) and 5, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' partly stuck down on album page. Photo.
3289 £270
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10 black and green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, slightly toned, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 100s, cat. 650. Photo.
3290 £280
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 10 black and green, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' in red, slight off-set, otherwise fine with gum. S.G. 100s, cat. 650. Photo.
3291 £520
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 25 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' fine with gum. S.G. 102s, cat. 1,100. Photo.
3292 £570
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 25 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' fine with gum. S.G. 102s, cat. 1,100. Photo.
3293 £780
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50 black and brown, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 103s, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3294 £650
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika: Kenya and Uganda: 1922-27 Watermark Mult. Script CA 50 black and brown, overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', some slight off-set on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 103s, cat. 1,400. Photo.
3297 | £2200
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, A collection of mainly Specimen stamps from a Postal Administration, partly stuck or stuck-down on leaves or pieces, incl. 1896-1901 sets (3), 1897-1903 1r. to 50r. sets (2), 1903-04 to 50r., 1907-08 set in vertical pairs, 1912-21 set to 50r., etc., mixed condition. (256)
3299 £270
Kuwait: 1923-24 Watermark Large Star 1/2a. to 10r. set used with extra 6a., mainly fine. S.G. 1-15, cat. 1,000. Photo.
3300 £80
Kuwait: 1923-24 Watermark Large Star 1/2a. emerald with variety overprint double, toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 1a, cat. 350. Photo.
3303 £160
Kuwait: 1939 1/2a. to 15r. (watermark inverted), mainly fine used. S.G. 36-51, cat. 475. Photo.
3305 | £50
Kuwait: 1948-49 2r. on 2s.6d. and 5r. on 5s. both showing ''T'' marks, fine mint. S.G. 72 var, 73 var.
3307 | £130
Kuwait: 1955-57 10r. on 10s. ultramarine, types I and II, both showing weak entry [R. 1/2], fine used. S.G. 109, var.
3309 | £160
Kuwait: A mint selection, incl. 1923-24 1/2a. (4) to 2r. (2), 1929-37 1/2a. to 5r. (2), Officials 1923-24 to 8a. (2), with a range of shades, etc., varied condition. (104)
3310 | £230
Kuwait: A used selection, incl. 1923-24 to 1r., 1929-37 to 1r. (2), range of later issues, varied condition. (143)
3311 | £110
Kuwait: Officials: 1923-24 1/2a. to 8a., used, mainly fine. S.G. O1-O9. cat. 569.
3313 | £350
Leeward Islands: A collection of postal stationery from 1891 to 1938, mostly unused, incl. postal cards, envelopes, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc., some overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also some Montserrat and Virgin Islands, mostly fine. (48 items)
3316 | £220
Malaysia: Federated Malay States: 1922-34 watermark Script 1c. to both $5, fine mint. S.G. 52-81. Photo. (30)
3317 | £400
Malayan States: Kelantan: 1937-40 1c. to $5 set mint, fine. Photo. (15)
3318 | £320
Malayan States: Perak: 1935-37 and 1938-41 1c. to $5 sets, fine mint. S.G. 88-121. Photo. (28)
3319 £400
Malayan States: Trengganu: 1921-41 $25 purple and blue, $50 green and yellow overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', fine with gum. S.G. 45s, 46s, cat. 850. Photo.
3321 | £1150
Malta: 1697 to 1882, a collection of pre-stamp and stampless entires and covers on leaves, incl. 1697 entire from Genova to Malta, no postal markings, 1767 entire from Valencia to Malta, manuscript ''3'' crossed out and ''30'' added with straight line ''VALENCIA'', 1789 entire from Padua to Malta via Venice, bearing manuscript ''7'', ''2'' with ''Venezia'' handstamp, 1802 entire to London, with manuscript ''1/8'' and oval ''Ship Lre/Crown/PORTSMOUTH'', 1855 entire to Livorno, bearing oval framed ''P.'' and manuscript ''8'', ''90'' and ''5'', etc. (72 items)
3322 £600
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1763 (July 20) entire letter to Insua, bearing fine strikes of the straight line ''MARSEILLE'' and ''DE MALTHE'', a few small cover faults, otherwise fine Photo.
3325 £450
Malta: 1775 (Aug. 22) entire to Paris, bearing a fine strike of the large ''DE MALTHE'' and faint ''ROME'', fine and clean. Photo.
3326 £550
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1778 (Mar. 26) entire letter from Le Bailly De Tigne to La Rochelles, bearing fine strikes of the straight line ''MARSEILLE'' and ''DE MALTHE'', has Knights wax seal on reverse. Photo.
3327 £600
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1788 (Nov. 8) neat cover from Grand Master Emmanuel Rohan to the ''Le Bailli de Villefranche Comd d'aix et Grand Comd de notre ordre'', addressed to Aix en Provence and readdressed to Avignon, bearing fine ''MARSEILLE'' and ''DE MALTHE'' handstamps and with manuscript '15', and a fine Grand Master seal. Photo.
3328 £150
Malta: 1793 (Oct. 10) entire written by Fra Giovanni Domenico Barbara to Genoa, bearing red ''Palermo'' and manuscript ''8'' rate mark, on reverse has fine wax seal. Photo.
3329 | £110
Malta: 1801 (July 2) printed ''An Act to empower His Majefty to regulate the Trade and Commerce to and from the Ifle of Malta'' also 1838 Act for rates of Postage.
3330 £550
Malta: 1803 (Apr. 8) entire written by Lord Blantyre to London, date line ''On board his Majesty's Ship Anson'', an interesting letter regarding travels, evacuation orders for the Island, Plague and Quarantine, ''I hope Government will not so unwise as to evacuate this Island, tho' it is expected they will, Buonaparte has just sent Naples to order the King of Naples to quit that place and retire to Sicily, what do you think of his impudence''. Photo.
3331 £170
Malta: 1806 (July 3) An Act for granting Rates of Postage on the Conveyance of Letters and Packets to and from Gibraltar and the Island of Malta. Photo.
3333 £290
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1807 (Jan. 23) cover to London, rated ''3/2'' and a fine strike of the cursive script ''MALTA'' (MSF-1a), with London receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
3335 £240
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1817 (Apr. 25) cover from Ionian Islands to Malta, bearing on reverse a very fine ''July 20. T.4'', rare. Photo.
3336 £550
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1818 (Jan. 31) entire from Tripoli to Malta, bearing on reverse a fine ''January, 31; T.2'', rare. Photo.
3339 £300
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1823 (June 8) entire from Tunis to Malta, bearing on reverse a fine ''June 8;T,4,10.'', partly across flap, letter is fumigated, rare. Photo.
3340 £620
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1826 (June 8) cover to Cefelonia, bearing a good strike of the rare straight line ''MALTA*P PAID'' (MPP-1a) and double circle ''ISOLE/IONIAN''. Photo.
3342 £420
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1829 (July 25) entire bearing on reverse a good ''Sept 1s: & 3d'' struck across flap and part of disinfection seal. Photo.
3346 £350
Malta: Disinfected Mail: 1835 (Jan. 21) entire letter from the Two Sicilies Vice Consul in Bengasi to his counterpart in Malta, rated ''28'', wax seal of Malta Lazaretto on reverse, with two strikes of the straight line ''26 January, 3.d''. scarce. Photo.
3348 £450
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1838 (July 9) entire letter to Patras with ''8'' rate mark, and bearing a superb cursive framed ''PAID/MALTA'' (MSP-1c). Photo.
3349 £260
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1838 (July 20) cover from Gibraltar to Malta, with ''PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTA'' with disinfection slits, bearing on reverse a fine ''9 August: 4d.'' struck across flap, scarce. Photo.
3351 £400
Malta: 1839 (Jan. 9) letter only with attractive letter heading depicting the Victualling Office with H.M.S. Bellerephon in background. Letter is addressed to Lady Flint and is written by her daughter. Photo.
3352 £420
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1839 (Feb. 5) entire letter to Athens, bearing a good strike of ''MALTA POST PAID'' (MPP-2c), also boxed ''P.P.'' and manuscript ''Paquebots de la Mediterrane''. Photo.
3353 £380
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1841 (May 13) large part envelope with enclosed letter from Boulogne to H.M.S. Benbow, bearing a good strike of ''MALTA POST PAID'' (MPP-2c), also boxed ''P.P.'' in red with two disinfection slits. Photo.
3357 £300
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1842 (June 4) cover to Naples, bearing a fine straight line ''Malta Post Office'' (MPP-1a), with fancy oval ''Posta/Giornal'', Naples receiving mark on reverse. Photo.
3358 £500
Malta: Malta Handstamps: 1842 (Aug. 15) entire letter from Edmond Lyons on H.M.S. Rodney at Malta to Tunis, Germany ''Malta Post Office'' (MPO-1a)., red boxed ''PAQUEBOTS/DE LA/MEDITERRANEE'' and ''PF''. Re-addressed upon arrival. Photo.
3365 £120
Malta: 1848 (June 14) entire from the Sardinian Consulate in Malta (handstamp/seal on reverse), addressed to the Consul General for the King of Sardinia at Gibraltar, bearing manuscript ''5'', on reverse had Malta and Gibraltar transit and receiving marks. Photo.
3367 | £480
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: The ''M'' Obliterators: A selection incl. 1855 2d. LC14 MD-MF strip used on 1858 cover, 1856 1s. green, etc. (4 covers, 5 stamps)
3368 | £2400
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: The ''A25'' Obliterators: A collection on leaves, incl. 1870 11/2d. lake-red plate 3, 1862 3d. carmine-rose, 1876 4d. vermilion plate 15, 1877 4d. sage-green plate 16 used on 1880 registered cover with 1870 1/2d., 1883 6d. on 6d. strip of four, 1876 8d. orange (2), 1867 10d. red-brown, 1862 1s. green used on 1865 cover, 1867 2s. blue (2), 1867-74 5s. plates 1 and 2, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3369 | £750
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: The ''A25'' Obliterators: A collection of covers and entires on leaves variously franked and addressed, incl. 1864 to Messina, franked by 1862 3d. and 1857 1d., 1879 registered to Marseille with 2d. blue pl. 15 and 21/2d. pl. 14 with REG-2 c.d.s., stationery registered envelope, accountancy marks, etc. (14 items)
3370 £520
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: 1868 Nov. 10) registered mourning envelope to Florence bearing 2d. blue pl. 9 and 1s. green pl. 4 (8d. postage + 6d. registration) tied by ''A25 duplex with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' type RGC-2 handstamp alongside and ''P.D.'' below, both in red, transit and arrival backstamps, a very scarce early item. Photo.
3371 £250
Malta: Great Britain Used In Malta: 1877 envelope to Genoa endorsed ''Col postale Italiano'', franked by 1873-80 6d. grey pl. 15 and 1870 1/2d. pl. 11 (21/2d. postage + 4d. registration) with REG-2 c.d.s. in red at right and J.A. Moore & Comp. cachet below. Photo.
3372 | £2900
Malta: An accumulation of Q.V. to Q.E.II issues in two stockbooks and on leaves, incl. 1860-63 1/2d. on blued paper unused, white paper 1/2d. unused, 1863-71 1/2d. unused shades (8), 1886 5s. mint (2), used (3, one with inverted watermark), 1899-1901 set mint, 1903-04 set mint, 1904-14 set and used to 5s. (2), 1914-21 to 5s. mint (2), used set, 1921-22 set mint with extra 2s. showing broken Crown and Scroll mint, 1922 Self-Government watermark Crown CC 10s. mint, watermark Script set used, 1922-25 to 1 (both) mint and used, 1926 4d. in a mint block of four showing misplaced overprint, set used, 1926-27 sets mint and used, 1928 set used, 1930 set used, 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. showing extra flagstaff mint, range of later issues, also some literature, etc. (many 100s)
3373 | £720
Malta: Postage Dues: A collection on leaves, incl. 1925 set in mint tte-bche pairs, many covers and cards with 1865 cover from Catania bearing straight line ''INSUFFICIENTLY-PAID'', good range of markings, etc. (few 100s)
3374 | £1200
Malta: Postal Stationery: A collection on leaves, incl. postcards with 1902 1/2d. card overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', envelopes with 1900 1d. perforated for stamp cut-out unused, a very good comprehensive range of registered envelopes with 1903 2d. size G overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also another normal used in 1911 additionally franked by 1904-11 41/2d. orange, 5d. sage-green and 1s. black on green, 1938 3d. size G overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' etc. (few 100s)
3375 £110
Malta: Postal Stationery: Registered Envelopes: 1902 (Apr. 8) Q.V. 2d. envelope size G to Berlin, franked by 1885-90 21/2d. tied by Valletta c.d.s. and a fine handstruck ''POSTED OUT OF COURSE''. Photo.
3376 | £220
Malta: Literature: A library in two cartons incl. ''The Postal History of Malta'' by Proud, ''Malta The Postal History and Postage Stamps 1576-1960'', various monographs, journals, study papers, notes, etc.
3377 | £320
Malta: Revenues: A selection on leaves and loose, incl. 1925 5 purple, 1955 1 green, a few used on documents, etc. (61 stamps, 13 items)
3378 | £400
Malta: Airmails: 1928 to 1984, a collection of covers, incl. 1931 (June 19) flight to Genoa, 1933 (June 29) first flight to Calcutta, 1949 (Aug. 9) to Cairo (2), Air Letters, Airmail bag labels, etc. (78 items)
3379 £150
Malta: Airmails: 1933 (June 6) 3rd. South American flight envelope, registered to Brazil, with boxed violet Zeppelin cachet. Photo.
3380 | £1150
Malta: Censored Mail: A collection on leaves, incl. 1918 On Active Service envelope to Hong Kong, bearing circular framed Maltese Cross and boxed ''R.N. SEAPLANE STATION/MALTA'', W.W.II cover to London franked by 11/2d. tied by ''RECEIVED FROM/H.M.SHIPS'', on reverse has ''Passed by Censor/Office of Vice-/Admiral, Malta'' in green. Good range of cachets and censor tapes, etc. (112 items)
3381 £240
Malta: Disinfected Mail: A selection of covers and a card from 1764 to 1907, incl. 1840 (Dec. 11) cover from Gibraltar, bearing framed curved ''GIBRALTAR'' and, on reverse, circular ''PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTE'' with disinfection slits, 1842 cover from Pyraeus, bearing on reverse circular ''PURIFIE AU LAZARET/MALTE'' and ''24 Mar 1d.'' local delivery handstamp, 1907 postcard (stamp removed) bearing a good strike of the scarce ''DISINFECTED/LAZARETTO-MALTA'' datestamp in purple, etc. (10 items)
3385 £720
Malta: 'Green Cross' 1941 covers (3) type 1 labels (one with manuscript ''1/2'' over ''one''), one is unusually censored. Photo.
3386 | £110
Malta: 'Green Cross' 1942 covers (type 3 labels, 2, one showing broken Cross), three unused labels and one affixed to inside of home-made letter card.
3387 £150
Malta: Instructional Handstamps: 1855 (Nov. 11) entire to Pirea, bearing ''P'' in circle with circular framed ''F.L'' late fee handstamp, red crayon ''20'' and ''5'' rate marks, scarce. Photo.
3390 £150
Malta: Instructional Handstamps: Missent: 1944 (Sept. 6) postcard from England, addressed to Malton, bearing straight line ''MISSENT TO MALTA'' and faint censor mark. Photo.
3391 | £880
Malta: Instructional Handstamps: A collection of mainly covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1895 2d. registered envelope to London, additionally franked by 1d., tied by horizontal bars, with a good strike of the unframed ''TOO-LATE'', Posted out of Course, Received in this condition, Received without contents, Return to Sender, Unclaimed, etc. (158 items)
3392 £190
Malta: Maritime Mail: 1864 (Oct. 21) cover from Alexandria to Marseille, bearing France 1862 Napoleon 10c. (3) and 40c. (3) affixed at Marseille and cancelled ''2240'' large numerals, fine boxed ''MALTA/MB (MB), and ''PAQ. ANG 1/MARSEILLE'' c.d.s. in red. Photo.
3393 | £150
Malta: Maritime Mail: 1894 to 1972, a selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. range of Paquebot cachets, 1894 cover to Livorno, bearing Italian 20c. (damaged) tied by Malta c.d.s. with ''PAQUEBOT'' in purple (Hoskins type 22), etc. (19 items)
3394 | £580
Malta: Military Mail: A collection on leaves, incl. 1861 Royal Marines envelope to England, franked by 1d. Stars tied by ''MALTA/A 25'' duplex, countersigned by Commanding Officer, 1882 Seaman's envelope to England, franked by 1d. lilac tied by ''MALTA/A 25'' duplex and countersigned, 1888 and 1895 Seamen's envelopes to England, both franked by 1885-90 1d. and countersigned, A.P.O's and F.P.O's, registered mail, etc. (103 items)
3396 | £950
Malta: Parcel Post: A selection on leaves, incl. 1892 ''Bulletin d'Expdition'' card to Italy, franked by 1885-90 1/2d., 1d. and 4d. (4), 1898 another card but to Denmark, franked by 1885-90 1/2d. (2), 21/2d. (2) and 1s. (2), 1936 piece of parcel wrapper with Parcel Post label, franked by 1930 2s.6d., stationery, etc. (42 items)
3397 £480
Malta: Postage Due Marks: 1899 (Nov. 22) envelope to U.S.A., bearing 21/2d. tied by Valletta c.d.s. with double circular ''T/2/CENTIMES/25'' (PDT-25C2), fine and rare. Photo.
3405 £450
Malta: Postage Paid Handstamps: 1872 (Dec. 29) envelope to England, bearing a good strike of the scarce ''MALTA/PAID'' datestamp in red, manuscript ''6'' rate mark, on reverse has Windsor receiving datestamp. Photo.
3409 | £350
Malta: Postmens' Handstamps: A collection of covers and cards, incl. numbers 27, 32, 52, 61, 71, some cards with stamps removed, etc. (108 items)
3410 £150
Malta: Prisoner of War Mail: 1914 (circa) p.p.c. to Egypt, bearing boxed ''FREE/FROM/PRISONER/OF WAR'' cachet in purple (POW-1), also double circular ''PASSED BY CENSOR'' of Aden, scarce. Photo.
3411 | £1100
Malta: Prisoner of War Mail: 1915 to 1945, a collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. three W.W.I greetings cards used, 1915 postcard from St. Clement's Camp, bearing double circular ''FROM PRISONER OF WAR/PC/MALTA/FREE'' in violet, incoming mail, stationery, etc. (26 items)
3412 £150
Malta: Prisoner of War Mail: 1940 (May 21) cover to Valetta, bearing small double circular ''INT. CIV. MALTA'' only used on mail from Fort Salvotore, boxed ''PASSED CENSOR/I.C.'' and Cospicua c.d.s. Photo.
3413 £190
Malta: Prisoner of War Mail: 1940 (Aug. 19) envelope with enclosed letter from ''St. Agatha Internment Camp, Rabat'', bearing boxed ''INT. CIV./MALTA'' (INT-2) boxed ''PASSED CENSOR/I.C. in violet and Notabile receiving c.d.s., scarce. Photo.
3414 £190
Malta: Prisoner of War Mail: 1940 (Aug. 19) envelope with enclosed letter to St. Agatha Internment Camp, Rabat, bearing boxed ''INT. CIV./MALTA'' (INT-2) boxed ''PASSED CENSOR/I.C. in violet, on reverse has K.G.VI 1/2d. tied by Valetta c.d.s., has censor label at left, scarce. Photo.
3415 | £2800
Malta: Registered Mail: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1853 cover from Gloucester to Malta, bearing 1847-54 embossed 1s. and 1841 2d. blue DH-DJ strip slit through DI upon opening, 1902 2d. registered envelope size G to U.S.A., franked by 1885-90 1/2d., 1d. (4) and 1899-1901 41/2d. (2), 1914 envelope from Valetta to Gozo franked by 4d. black and brown (3), 1922 envelope from Valetta to Siracuse, franked by 1922 Self-Government 6d., 1936 envelope to England, franked by 1926 4d. and 2s.6d., 1948 Silver Wedding set used on the first day, registered handstamps and etiquettes, ''AR'' handstamps, some later village cancellations, many modern covers with matching receipts, etc. (100s)
3416 £210
Malta: Village Cancellations: Gargur 1910 (Jan. 14) envelope to Zebbug, franked by 1903-04 1/2d. tied by fair strike of the scarce ''GARGUR'' c.d.s., with original enclosed letter. Photo.
3417 | £700
Malta: Village Cancellations: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection on leaves, many covers and cards, incl. Attard, Balzan 1917 c.d.s. on K.G.V 1/2d., Cospicua, Dingli, Gudia, Luca, Nadur-Gozo, Rabato-Gozo, Zabbar, registered mail, instructional marks, etc. (100's)
3418 | £680
Malta: An accumulation of mainly covers and cards in two cartons, incl. censored mail, meter marks, commemorative cachets, postcards, incoming mail, a good range of f.d.c's with 1965 set to 1, postbag tags, etc. (100s)
3419 £210
Malta: 1654 letter from G.M. de Lascaris, Knight of St. John, addressed locally without postal markings, also two other documents. Photo.
3420 £400
Malta: 1863 to 1882, the 1/2d. yellow, a sorted selection comprising 1863-81 Watermark Crown CC, Perf. 14 1/2d. buff unused, 1/2d. bright orange used (3), 1/2d. orange-brown used, 1/2d. dull orange unused and used (2), 1/2d. yellow-buff unused and used (2), 1/2d. pale buff unused and used, 1/2d. bright orange-yellow used (5), 1/2d. yellow unused (3), used (8), Perf. 14 x 121/2 1/2d. yellow-buff (5), 1/2d. yellow (4), 1882-84 Watermark Crown CA, perf. 14 1/2d. orange-yellow (2), used, most good to fine. (40) Btwn. S.G. 4 and S.G. 18, stated to cat. 4,350.
3422 £230
Malta: 1922-26 1 black and carmine-red, watermark sideways, a pair used on piece with ''SLIEMA B.O/10 MR 23/MALTA'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 139, cat. 700. Photo.
3423 £140
Malta: 1922-26 1 black and bright carmine, watermark upright in an unmounted mint block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, faintly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 140, cat. 440++. Photo.
3424 £150
Malta: 11926 ''POSTAGE'' overprint, 3d. black on yellow with variety overprint inverted, used on piece, slight toning, just touching perfs., otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 149a, cat. 500. Photo.
3425 £380
Malta: 1928 1/4d. to 10s. set in unmounted mint blocks of four (values to 6d. plate blocks, others are imprint), minor traces of toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 174-192, cat. 800+. Photo.
3426 £150
Malta: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1/2d., 21/2d., 1s., each in a mint lower left corner marginal block of four, one in each showing extra flagstaff [Pl. 1, 9/1], slightly toned gum, lower pairs are unmounted, otherwise fine. S.G. 210, a-213, a, cat. 871+. Photo.
3427 | £820
Malta: A mainly mint collection in a special printed album, incl. 1885 set with extra 1s., 1886 5s., 1899-1901 set, 1903-04 set, 1904-14 set, 1914-21 set with shades, 1921-22 set, 1922 Self-Government sets, 1922-26 to 1 (both), 1926-27 set, 1928 set, 1930 set, 1956-58 set, good range of later issues to 1981, etc., varied condition. (100s)
3428 | £1150
Malta: A large mainly unmounted mint duplicated accumulation from 1948 to 1993 of sheets, parts sheets and blocks in two stockbooks and ten sheet files, incl. 1956-58 1/2d. to 1 sets (19), 1964 Independence sets (60), 1965-70 sets (180), 1973-76 sets (4), 1981 Birds sets (135), 1982 Ships sets (80), 1983 Ship sets (60), 1983 Railway sets (80), etc., some staining and toning. (1,000s)
3429 | £1800
Malta: A mainly mint K.G.V accumulation in a stockbook and on leaves, incl. 1914-21 set (less 2s.6d.) in blocks of four (4d. block of six), 1921 2s. plate block of four, 1922 Self-Government watermarked Script set used, 1926 3d. with misplaced overprint, 5s. block (5 x 6) and 10s. block (5 x 4), 1926-27 set, 1928 set, many multiples, traces of toning, varied condition. (100s)
3430 | £880
Malta: A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in three stockbooks, albums and leaves, incl. 1885-90 21/2d., 4d. and 1s. in mint blocks of four, 1899-1904 41/2d. and 5d. in mint blocks of four, 1903-04 set mint, 1904-14 sets mint and used, 41/2d. brown, 5d. vermilion and 5s. in mint blocks of four, 1914-21 to 5s. mint, 1967 Christmas 1d. with red omitted, etc., varied condition. (100s)
3431 | £500
Malta: A mainly mint K.G.VI accumulation, incl. 1937 Coronation sets (2) perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1938-43 41/2d. to 10s in blocks of four, 10s. block (4 x 6), 11/2d. sheet (10 x 6) one showing broken cross, 1946 Victory set perforated ''SPECIMEN'', 1948-53 2d. scarlet sheet (10 x 5) one showing flag on citadel, etc. (100s)
3432 | £680
Malta: A used collection in special printed album, incl. 1886 5s., 1914-21 to 5s., 1922 Self-Government sets (less second 21/2d.), 1922-26 to 1, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3433 | £230
Malta: Postage Dues: An accumulation in a sheet folder and on leaves, incl. 1925 (Apr. 16) set in mint tte-bche pairs, 1925 (July 20) set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also normal sets (13) in singles, pairs and blocks of four, 1967-70 perf. 121/2 set (less 21/2d.) in complete sheets (12 x 10) extra 11/2d. and 2d. sheets, 1973 sets in blocks of fifty, etc., varied condition. (100s)
3434 | £620
Malta: Censored Mail: A collection of covers and cards in an album, incl. range of cachets and censor tapes, boxed ''INT. CIV./MALTA'' (6), etc. (95 items)
3436 £160
Malta: Disinfected Mail: 1897 (July 9) India 2a.6p. stationery envelope to Malta showing, on reverse, double oval ''DISINFECTED/LAZARETTO MALTA'' datestamp in blue. Photo.
3437 £80
Malta: Malta Post Office Handstamp, 1881 (June 25) entire letter to Paris, with straight line ''Malta Post Office'', rated ''10'' and backstamped July 7 arrival. Photo.
3438 £150
Malta: Postage Due Markings: 1891 envelope from Italy (stamp excised), bearing a fine strike of the rare oval ''1D./A.25'' and unframed ''T''. Photo.
3440 £780
Malta: Postmens' Handstamps: A comprehensive collection of mainly covers and cards in two cover albums, incl. numbers 1 to 74 complete (less 44, 51, 57, 59, 62), with ''6'' (9), ''30'' (4), ''31'' (4), ''32'' (7), ''45'' (2), ''48'', ''49'' (3), ''50'' (2), ''56'' (4), ''63'' (3), etc., mixed condition. (334 items)
3441 | £2600
Malta: Village Cancellations: A collection in an album, comprising Asciak (9), Attard (4), Balzan (4), Birchircara (38), Caccia, Casal-Lia (12), Chircop, Cospicua (41), Crendi (4), Curmi (9), Dingli (7), rare Garbo-Gozo. Gargur (3), Gudia (7), Hamrun (17), Luca (6), Marsa (10), Melleha (10), Micabbiba (6), Migiarro (22), Misida (20), Musta (9), Nadur-Gozo (3), Naxaro (6), Notabile (19), Paula (14, also scarce block of six), rare Rabato-Gozo (2), very rare Safi, St. Paul's Bay (11), Siggieui (7), Sliema (17), Tarxien (9), Victoria (25), very rare Xeuchia-Gozo, Zebbug (24), Zeitun (14) and Zurrico (9).
3443 | £550
Mauritius: A mint and used collection from 1859 to 1925, incl. 1859-61 1s. yellow-green used, 1860-63 1s. green used, 1862 perf. 14 to 16 1s. used, range of surcharges with 1878 to 2r.50 on 5s. mint and 1883 16c. on 17c. mint (3), 1879-80 to 2r.50 set mint, 1886 2c. on 38c. unused (thin), 1902 Postage and Revenue set unused (most with large part original gum), 1900-05 values to 5r. mint (2), etc., mixed condition. (approx. 170)
3444 | £130
Mexico: Revenues: A 1874-96 revenues collection in an album, mixed condition, scarce. (approx. 250)
3446 | £190
Monaco: 1972 Durer 2f. unissued with ''ALBERT'' instead of ''ALBRECHT'', fine unmounted mint, with normal issued stamp. Photo.
3450 | £920
Monaco: A used collection in a stockbook incl. 1885 set to 5f., 1901-21 5f. mauve, 1919 War Orphans to 1f.+ 1f., 1920 Marriage to 1f.+1f., 1933-9 Views, 1939 National Relief set, later issues to 1959 incl. 1955-57 Birds with all perfs., Postage Dues incl. 1905-09 10c. sepia, 1910 30c. etc., mainly fine. Photo.
3453 | £480
Montserrat: 1883 perf. 12 1d. red, mint with variety inverted ''S'' in ''MONTSERRAT'', small gum thins, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 6a, cat. 2,000. Photo.
3454 £85
Montserrat: Officials: 1982 Wedding set of three sheetlets all showing variety surcharge doubled, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. O53ab, O55bc and O57bc. Photo.
3455 | £90
Nauru: 1916-23 De La Rue 2s.6d. brown, 5s. bright carmine, 10s. pale blue, mint, toned, the 10s. especially so, also additional G.B. overprinted incl. Morocco Agencies 2s.6d. (3), 5s. (2).
3456 | £90
Netherlands: A duplicated mint and used duplicated collection in an album, stockbook and on leaves incl. 1852 to 15c. (3) used, commemorative issues with Child Welfares incl. 1950 set in marginal blocks, also some Colonies, etc. (many 100s)
3458 | £1400
New Guinea: 1915 2d. on 20pf. ultramarine surcharge type 1 (lines 6mm apart), mint, very small area of gum disturbance at base, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. 64f, cat. 4,000. Photo.
3459 | £900
New Guinea: A mint collection comprising 1931 Australian Administration, 1931 Air, 1932-35 Redrawn, 1932-34 Air and 1939 Air sets to 1, fine and fresh. (81)
3461 £750
New Zealand: 1967-70 18c. variety imperforate, unmounted mint marginal block of four, fine. S.G. 875 var. Photo.
3462 | £420
New Zealand: A mint collection incl. 1935-36 1/2d. to 3s. set, 1931 Health set, 1940 Centenary set, etc., also Postal Fiscals 1931-40 values to 12s.6d., 1940 3/6 on 3s.6d. to 11s. on 11s., fine. (93)
3463 | £90
New Zealand: A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used collection from Chalons in three albums with a range of later issues with some f.d.c's, etc. (100s)
3465 | £1150
North Borneo: A mint collection incl. 1925-28 1c. to $10 set, 1931 North Borneo Company set and 1939 1c. to $5 set, fine. Photo. (44)
3466 | £130
Norway: A collection from 1855 to 1990 on leaves incl. 1855 4sk. used with clear margins, good range of later issues, also some Greenland, etc. (100s)
3467 £280
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12 or D12a), some paper adhering to gum, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 59s-67s, cat. 925 Photo.
3468 £230
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12 or D12a), slight off-set on gum, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 59s-67s, cat. 925 Photo.
3469 | £260
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 10 set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12 or D12a), stuck down on pieces, also a few other values.
3470 £160
Nyasaland: 1903-04 1d. to 10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type D12 or D12a), some paper adhering to gum, 10 creased otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 59s-67s, cat. 925 Photo.
3471 | £1050
Nyasaland: A collection of mainly Specimen stamps from a Postal Administration, partly stuck or stuck-down on leaves, incl. 1895 set, 1896 set to 25 (2), 1897-1900 set to 10 (2), etc., varied condition. (42)
3472 | £230
Nyasaland: A small collection on leaves, incl. 1913-31 1, 1921-33 2s. to 10s., 1938-44 1/2d. to 1 set, etc., fine. (27)
3473 £60
Palestine: 1919 cover to Nottingham bearing 1918 4m. scarlet block of four tied neatly to ''O.E.T.A-E.E.F/JERUSALEM/2 MR/19'' c.d.s's, 1920 front bearing 1920 1m. sepia (3) and 4m. scarlet strip of three tied ''RAMALLAH'' skeleton datestamps and 1945 registered cover bearing 1927-45 5m. and 10m. pair, on reverse ''Duplicate Issues/On_By_'' and ''TRIPLICATE ISSUED/ on_ by_'' handstamps, mostly fine.
3474 | £270
Papua: A collection incl. 1916-31 values to 10s., 1932-40 1/2d. to 1 set (5s. and 1 with light gum wrinkles), etc., fine. (54)
3475 | £110
Peru: A mint and used collection in four albums with a range of early issues, many later sets and miniature sheets, covers, etc. (100s)
3476 | £620
Philippines: A collection from a Postal Administration, partly or fully stuck down on leaves, incl. 1899-1901 Postage Due set, 1917-28 2c. to 10p. set overprinted ''Specimen'', 1935 set handstamped with local ''SPECIMEN'', later normal issues to 1951, etc., varied condition. (few 100s)
3477 | £110
Pitcairn Islands: A collection in a carton from 1940, incl. 1949 Silver Wedding sets mint and used, 1960s to 1980s issues chiefly in unmounted blocks of four, miniature sheets, f.d.c's, etc., some watermark varieties, light toning, otherwise mostly fine. (100s)
3481 £920
Rhodesia: 1910-13 Double Heads: Perf. 14: 1/2d. to 1 set of eighteen values, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', all with paper adhering to gum but of fresh appearance. S.G. 119s-185s, cat. 3,500. Photo.
3482 | £7500
Rhodesia: A collection of mainly Specimen stamps from a Postal Administration, stuck down on leaves or pieces, incl. 1898-1908 set, 1905 Falls sets (3), 1910-12 Double Heads set, 1913-22 Admiral sets (3, all less 11/2d.), etc., mixed condition. (244)
3483 | £400
Rhodesia: Northern Rhodesia: 1925-29 and 1938-52 1/2d. to 20s. sets mint, fine. S.G. 1-17 and 25-45. Photo.
3484 | £190
Rhodesia: Southern Rhodesia: A mint collection incl. 1924-29, 1931-37 and 1937 sets, fine. (61)
3487 £140
Saint Helena: 1934 Centenary 1/2d. to 10s. set mint, mainly fine. (10) S.G. 114-23, cat. 425. Photo.
3489 | £380
Saint Helena: A mint collection, comprising 1922-37 to 1, 1934 and 1938-44 sets to 10s., fine. (40)
3492 | £50
Seychelles: 1976 Independence 95c. and $3.50 both with variety overprint inverted, and 1987 Royal Ruby Wedding 50c. with variety overprint inverted, all fine marginal unmounted mint. S.G. 376a, 378a, 674a, cat. 275.
3493 | £600
Seychelles: A mint collection incl. 1890-92 die I 2c. to 96c. set and die II 2c. to 16c. set, 1895 values to 90c. on 96c., then 1897-1900, 1902, 1903 (with additional set overprinted ''SPECIMEN''), 1906, 1912-16 and 1917-22 sets, toning, otherwise mostly fine. (approx. 180)
3494 | £140
Seychelles: A mint collection incl. 1921-32 values to 5r., 1938-49 2c. to 5r. set (75c. corner fault), etc., fine. (46)
3495 | £120
Singapore: 1948-52 perf. 171/2 x 18 1c. to $5 set fine unmounted mint. S.G. 16-30 cat. 400.
3496 | £950
Somaliland: A mainly good to fine collection from 1903 to 1949 on leaves incl. both 1903 overprinted sets mint, 1904 CA 1/2a. to 5r. sets mint (2, one overprinted 'SPECIMEN''', 1912-19 CA 1/2a. to 5r. mint, 1921 Script 1/2a. to 5r., 1938 and 1942 sets mint, officials with 1904-05 1r. mint, also set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc. (approx. 240)
3497 | £80
Somaliland: A mint collection incl. 1921 watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2a. to 5r. set (some light gum toning), 1938 1/2a. to 5r. set, etc., fine. (46)
3499 | £400
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 1d. vermilion, used, close to good margins, light creases, otherwise fine. S.G. 13, cat. 2,750. Photo.
3500 £290
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: 1861 'Woodblock' 4d. pale milky blue, just touched at foot, used, fine. S.G. 14, cat. 1,900. R.P.S. certificate (1943). Photo.
3501 | £120
South Africa: Cape of Good Hope: A selection of forgeries, incl. range of triangulars, also three Natal, etc. (78)
3502 £230
South Africa: Natal: 1857 1d. buff and 3d. rose used and 6d. used on piece, 3d. cut into, others with four margins, mixed condition. S.G. 2, 4 and 5. Photo.
3503 | £1850
South Africa: Mafeking Siege Issues: Mafeking Mail newspapers 1899 (Nov. 1) to 1900 (May 31), a complete collection of the 152 numbered issues, printed on several types and colours of paper stock, all bound in one volume, some faults, nevertheless a rare and interesting group providing a fascinating insight into every aspect of the Siege.
3504 | £210
South Africa: A mint collection on pages, mostly pairs, incl. 1927-30 values to 10s., 1930-45 values to 2s.6d., then with issues to the 1940s, fine. (approx. 110)
3507 | £120
Sweden: A collection neatly written up on leaves incl. 1858 to 50.. used, 1872-79 to 1r. used, 1916 Clothing Fund overprints used, 1924 U.P.U. Anniversary to 2k. used, range of later issues, various covers and cards, booklets, etc. (100s)
3509 | £300
Switzerland: A collection neatly written and arranged on leaves contained in a carton with a range of early issues mainly used, Airs, postal stationery with Pro Patria cards from 1910 incl. some air issues, miniature sheets incl. 1945 War Relief Fund, 1951 LUNABA unmounted mint, 1945 PAX 5c. to 10f. set used, Pro Juventutes, International Organisations,etc. (many 100s)
3510 | £1100
Syria: A valuable collection on printed leaves with 1919 (21 Nov.) 3m. on 3c., 10p. on 1f. mint, 1919 (1 Dec.) 20p. on 5f. mint (BPA certificate 1977), 1920 (Feb.-Mar.) thin ''O.M.F.'' 20p. on 5f. mint (BPA certificate 1997), thick ''O.M.F.'' 20p. on 5f. black overprint used, red overprint mint, 1920 (May) Postage Due set mint, 1920-21 Aleppo Vilayet black overprint to 10p. on 40c., red overprint to 50p. on 1f. mint, 1920 (14 Dec.) Air set used, 1921 (July) 25p. on 5f. used, 1921 (June) Air set mint, 1921 (Oct.) Air set used, comprehensive later issues to 1940 mint or used incl. 1934 Establishment of Republic Postage and Air sets mint, mainly fine.
3511 £300
Tanganyika: 1917-21 G.E.A. 1c. to 50r. set, all overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mainly good to fine with gum. S.G. 45s-62s, cat. 775. Photo.
3512 | £500
Tanganyika: 1917-21 G.E.A. 1c. to 50r. set overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', also 2r. to 50r. values and a few extra values, all stuck-down or partly stuck-down on leaves, varied condition. (37)
3513 £170
Tonga: 1962 Emancipation 1s. variety overprint inverted, a top right corner example, diagonal bend and a couple of short perfs. at foot otherwise fine unmounted mint, also 5s. top right corner example (margin angled back) with overprint inverted, unmounted mint but toned. S.G. 125a, 127a, cat. 675, EC TON250a and 254a. Photo.
3514 | £220
Tonga: 1977 to 1983 group of self-adhesive errors with 1977 Silver Jubilee Air 39s. vertical pair with horizontal rouletting omitted, 1979 Rowland Hill 1p. block of six (2 x 3) with horizontal rouletting omitted (some staining and creasing), 1981 Royal Wedding 1p.50 pair with imperf. backing paper, and Niuafo'ou 1983 (30 May) 2p. variety surcharge inverted, mainly fine. S.G. 607a, 714a, 787a, 22a.
3515 £140
Tonga: Officials: 1966 to 1973 group of errors with 1966 Tupou College 10s. on 4d. surcharge inverted, 1967 (Mar.) 1p. on 5s. with ''AIRMAIL'' above ''OFFICIAL'' in pair with normal, and 1973 Commonwealth Games 1p.50 self-adhesive with overprint double, fine unmounted mint. S.G. O19a, O21a, O111a, cat. 700. Photo.
3516 | £420
Transjordan: 1933 1m. to 1 set, fine mint. S.G. 208-221, cat. 750. Photo.
3517 £100
Trinidad and Tobago: 1969-72 6c. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 342b, cat. 325. Photo.
3518 £450
Trinidad and Tobago: 1977 Miss Universe miniature sheet variety 45c. value imperforate on three sides, tiny adhesion and a few gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce with few known. S.G. MS520a, cat. 650. Photo.
3522 £190
Tristan de Cunha: 2005 Birds 10p. showing watermark Crown to right of CA variety, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 837w. Photo.
3523 | £110
Tristan de Cunha: A collection in a carton, incl. 1952, 1954, 1960 and 1961 sets mint, then 1960s to early 1980s issues mostly in unmounted mint blocks of four, with some miniature sheets, a few watermark varieties, some light toning, otherwise fine. (100s)
3524 | £720
Turkey: Russian Post Offices: A duplicated collection in varied condition on leaves incl. 1863-64 6k. (5) unused copies in various shades, 1865-67 imperf. (10pa.) 13 copies and (2pi.) eight copies (one on cover) with a mixture of unused and used, later overprinted sets both mint and used, also British Levant with 1921 surcharges to 180pi. on 10s. used (3), etc. (few 100s)
3525 | £1150
Turkey: A duplicated used accumulation in varied condition on leaves and stockcards with an interesting selection of 1863-64 imperf. issues with a range of shades and cancellations, later overprinted issues, etc. (few 100s)
3526 | £450
United States of America: A collection of mint airmails, incl. 1918 to 24c., 1923 to 24c., 1930 Graf Zepplin 65c. to $2.60 set ($2.60 with light vertical crease), etc., fine and fresh. (18)
3527 | £620
United States of America: A collection from a Postal Administration, stuck down on leaves, incl. 1907 Jamestown set in vertical pairs, 1908-10 to $1, 1916-22 to $1, 1930 Zeppelin 65c., $1.30 and $2.60, etc., mixed condition. (254)
3528 | £600
United States of America: A collection from a Postal Administration, stuck down on leaves, incl. 1901 Pan-American set, 1907 Jamestown set, 1917-20 $2 black and vermilion, 1930 Zeppelin 65c., $1.30 and $2.60, etc., mixed condition. (245)
3529 | £95
United States of America: An unused selection mainly without gum incl. 1901 Pan American Exposition set very fresh affixed to small piece, etc. (33)
3530 | £1650
Uruguay: A comprehensive collection on leaves, incl. a range of covers with airmails, issues to the 1970s, etc. (100s)
3531 | £580
Uruguay: A mint and used collection in an album, two stockbooks and loose, incl. many sets and part sets, airmails, miniature sheets, etc. (many 100s)
3533 | £150
Yemen: A comprehensive mint and used collection in two stockbooks, from 1930 to early 1970s, incl. various imperfs., overprints, blocks, miniature sheets, appendix issues, etc., also some Aden, South Arabia, fine. (100s)
3534 | £200
Zanzibar: Postal Stationery: A collection of unused postal stationery, incl. postcards, envelopes, registered envelopes, wrappers, etc., many overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', mostly fine. (42)
3536 £100
Falkland Islands: 1882 Watermark upright 4d. grey-black, part original gum, slight surface marks otherwise fine appearance. S.G. 6, cat. 700. Photo.
3537 £250
Falkland Islands: 1889-91 Watermark upright 4d. olive grey-black, mint from the lower left corner of the sheet with imperf. margins, watermark reversed, diagonal corner bend otherwise fine. SH 9d wmk1, S.G. 12x, cat. 500. Photo.
3538 £400
Falkland Islands: 1891-1902 21/2d. pale ultramarine used on P.S.N.C. envelope to Glasgow, tied by good F.4A ''MY 28/01'' c.d.s. (code C sideways) with June 26 arrival backstamp, a little roughly opened. Photo.
3539 £130
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue and 5s. red mint, fine. S.G. 41, 42, cat. 525. Photo.
3540 £150
Falkland Islands: 1898 2s.6d. deep blue, upper marginal, and 5s. red, fine and fresh mint. S.G. 41, 42, cat. 525. Photo.
3541 £2100
Falkland Islands: A mint or unused study collection well presented on leaves, comprising 1878-79 6d. marginal block of four, 1s. (2), 1882 1d., 1885 1d. (with neck blemish), 4d., 1887 1d. pair, 1889-91 4d., 1891 1/2d. on half 1d. red-brown, 1891-1902 1/2d. (27, incl. blue-green and dull yellow-green blocks of six, green and deep yellow-green blocks of four), 1d. (35, incl. orange red-brown block of six with neck blemish, orange-brown, Venetian red (2),pale red and orange-red blocks of four, 2d. (22, incl. two blocks of four and imprint block of twelve), 21/2d. (14, incl. ultramarine and deep ultramarine blocks of four and Prussian blue single), 4d. olive-black block of four, 6d. (9, incl. orange-yellow and yellow blocks of four), 9d. (13, incl. pale reddish orange (2) and salmon blocks of four), 1s. (7, incl. yellow-brown block of four), mainly fine appearance.
3543 £110
Falkland Islands: 1904-12 1/2d. to 5s. set mint, a few slightly heavy mounts, otherwise fine. (8) S.G. 43-50, cat. 475. Photo.
3544 | £500
Falkland Islands: 1912-20 Watermark Mult. Crown CA 1/2d. to 1 set mint with shades of 1/2d. (4), 1d. (3), 2d. (3), 21/2d. (3), 6d., 1s. (2), 5s. reddish maroon, mainly fine. (28) S.G. 60-69. Photo.
3545 £500
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d., six complete sheets from the First Overprinting, Third overprinting (three shades, showing [R. 10/1] broken ''W'' in states 1, 2 (thick paper) and 4 (apple green) respectively), Fourth overprinting incl. trace of raised spacer [R. 2/3], broken ''W'' state 4, platten indentation [R. 10/5] and broken ''M'' [R. 10/6], and Fifth overprinting (Second Setting) incl. thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], broken ''A'' [R. 2/1], ''W'' [R. 2/2], ''M'' [R. 7/6] and small ''S'' [R. 8/1], all except the last incl. wide space [R. 3/3], mainly unmounted mint and fine. Ex Barton.
3546 £750
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d., a mint selection of mainly multiples showing a range of varieties, incl. First Overprinting corner horizontal pair with reversed albino overprint in right margin, Second Overprinting horizontal pair and single with offset on reverse, Fifth Overprinting corner block of ten with thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], raised spacer [R. 1/5], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' [R. 2/1] and broken ''W'' with wide ''P'' [R. 2/2], and block of twelve (lower two rows) incl. spaced ''W AR'' [R. 9/1], mainly fine with many unmounted. (40)
3547 £220
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. pale green, First Overprinting (Setting 1, stage 2), complete mint sheet of sixty showing reversed albino overprints in right-hand margin (ten impressions), face flaw on [R. 1/4] and wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], hinged in margins only, mainly fine. SH 35a, v1, v6, t1, cat. 512+.
3548 £120
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. block of twelve and 1d. block of thirty, First Overprinting, the lower two rows and lower five rows of the sheet respectively with selvedge three sides, both blocks showing reversed albino overprints in right margins and the 1/2d. with damaged circle around right-hand ''1/2'' [pos. 57, R. 10/3], mainly fine. SH 35aI v1, v7, 36aI, v4, cat. 309+. Photo.
3549 £80
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. pale green, First Overprinting, horizontal pair with horizontally misplaced overprint, slight bends otherwise fine mint. SH 35av4, cat. 240. Photo.
3550 £120
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d., three complete sheets of sixty respectively from the Second Overprinting showing face flaw [R. 1/4] and wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], Third Overprinting (Setting 1, stage 5 spacing) with face flaw, wide space and left-hand member of ''W'' without serif and bent (state 2) [R. 10/1], and Fourth Overprinting incl. face flaw, wide space, broken ''W'' state 4 [R. 10/1] and broken ''M'' with normal ''P'' state 2 [R. 10/6], the first with a few minor tone spots otherwise mainly fine and unmounted.
3551 £100
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d., four complete sheets, of sixty one from the Second Overprinting showing face flaw [R. 1/4] and wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], the others from Third Overprinting (Setting 1, stage 5 spacing), with one showing wide space and left-hand member of ''W'' without serif and bent (state 2) [R. 10/1], another additionally showing face flaw, and the last with face flaw, wide space and broken ''W'' state 4 [R. [R. 10/1], odd trivial stain on gum otherwise chiefly fine with stamps unmounted.
3552 | £350
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. green on thin white paper, Third overprinting, the mint upper row of the sheet showing overprint misplaced to left and sloping upward across the sheet, the right margin (reinforced) also miscut, five unmounted. See ''The War Stamp Overprints of the Falkland Islands 1918-20'' by J.P. Bunt, 1996 Supplement p. 8. Heijtz 35cv2, cat. 720+. Photo.
3553 £1450
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. yellow-green, Third Overprinting, variety albino overprint only, mint, fine and rare. R.P.S. certificate (1995) mentions ''hinge remainder'', now removed. One sheet of sixty known. SH 35bv1, cat. 1,500, S.G. 70ab, cat. 2,250. Photo.
3554 £85
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. green, Fourth Overprinting (stage 5 spacing) mint block of ten (irregular) and lower right corner marginal block of twelve (3 x 4), the former with heavy mount but showing face flaw [R. 1/4] unmounted, raised spacer [R. 2/3] and wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], the latter with one showing broken ''M'' and normal ''P'' state 2 [R. 10/6] unmounted but with slight bend, most fine. (22) SH 35cIV, v3, t1, t2, t5, cat. 260+.
3555 £120
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting (stage II-III spacing), complete mint sheet of sixty showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], face flaw [R. 1/4], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' [R. 2/1], broken ''W'' with wide ''P'' [R. 2/2], broken ''M'' [R. 7/6] and small ''S'' [R. 8/1], horizontal crease through upper margin otherwise mainly fine with stamps unmounted. SH 35d1, v3, t1, t3-6, cat. 358+.
3556 £500
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, single from the right of the sheet with watermark reversed, lightly hinged in margin only, fine. One sheet of sixty known. SH 35d1 wmk1, cat. 250. Photo.
3557 £230
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, unmounted mint horizontal pair, showing horizontally misplaced overprint, fine. SH 35d1v1, cat. 300+. Photo.
3558 £80
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. bluish green on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, unmounted mint block of four, marginal from the left of the sheet, showing vertically misplaced overprint, fine. SH 35d1v2, cat. 160+. Photo.
3559 £320
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1/2d. yellow-green on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, unmounted mint block of twelve (6 x 2) the upper two rows of the sheet with margins three sides showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], face flaw [R. 1/4], raised spacer [R. 1/5], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' in ''STAMP'' [R. 2/1] and broken ''W'' with wide P'' [R. 2/2], fine. SH 35d2, v3, t1, 2, 3, 4, cat. 295+. Photo.
3560 £450
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d., a mint selection of mainly multiples showing a range of varieties, incl. First Overprinting single showing overprint double, one albino, horizontal pair with reversed albino overprint in right-hand margin, Third Overprinting in complete sheet of sixty, Fourth Overprinting pair with horizontally misplaced overprint, irregular block of ten, pair [R. 2/3-4] and single [R. 9/5] each showing raised spacer, block of four incl. inverted ''V'' for ''A'' in ''WAR'' [ R. 7/5], block of twelve with broken ''W'' state 4 [R. 10/1] and broken ''M'' with wide ''P'' [R. 10/6], some oxidisation otherwise mostly fine with many unmounted. (127)
3561 £300
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d., three complete mint sheets of sixty, respectively from the First Overprinting showing reversed albino overprints in right-hand margins (ten impressions) and wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], Second Overprinting showing wide space, and Third Overprinting showing wide space and broken ''W'' state 4 [R. 10/1], the first with some perf. separations and others with slight oxidisation otherwise mostly fine and unmounted except a few.
3562 | £550
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1d. pale scarlet on thin white paper, line perf., Second overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino and showing double offsets, fine mint. One sheet only known. S.G. 71a, Heijtz 36a v3, cat. 600. Photo.
3563 £1150
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d. deep orange-red (1916 printing), line perf., Third Overprinting, complete mint sheet of sixty showing wide space between ''WAR'' and ''STAMP'' [R. 3/3], broken ''W'' and platten pin impression (state 3) [R. 10/1], hinged in margins only, mainly fine and scarce. Only 25 sheets in this shade overprinted. Heijtz certificate (1994). SH 36b, t1, t3, cat. 1,561+, S.G. 71b, cat. 1,920+. Photo.
3564 £240
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d. vermilion, Fifth Overprinting, lower right corner marginal block of four showing horizontally misplaced overprints, unmounted mint, fine. SH 36cV v3, cat. 480+. Photo.
3565 £800
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1d. vermilion on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, upper left corner marginal mint block of nine showing thick 'R'' [R. 1/2], inverted ''V'' for ''A'' in ''STAMP'' [R. 2/1] and broken ''W'' with wide ''P'' [R. 2/2], very lightly hinged on upper row and in margin, fine. SH 36d, t1-3, cat. 780+. Photo.
3566 | £700
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' 1s. yellow-brown on thick toned paper, Second overprinting, an unmounted mint block of four from the top of the sheet, all with clear offsets of overprint, one with trivial bend and hinged in margin, mainly fine. SH 37aII v3., cat. 600+. Ex ''Stanley''. Photo.
3567 £220
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s., a mint selection incl.varieties, comprising First Overprinting marginal block of four, Third Overprinting strip of three incl. wide space [R. 3/3], Fourth Overprinting marginal block of four, corner pair incl. broken ''W'' state 4 [R. 10/1], Fifth Overprinting singles with vertically misplaced overprint (2, one also showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2]), mainly fine with most unmounted. (17)
3568 £300
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. yellow- brown, First Overprinting, upper right corner marginal block of four showing reversed albino overprints in right-hand margin (two impressions), unmounted mint, fine. SH 37a, v1, cat. 850+. Photo.
3569 £1050
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. pale yellow-brown, Third Overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino, with double offsets, mint, fine and rare. One sheet of sixty known. Heijtz certificate (1996) SH 37b v1, cat. 1,300, S.G. 71ab, cat. 2,000. Photo.
3571 £230
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. pale yellow- brown, Fourth Overprinting, lower right corner marginal block of ten (5 x 2) incl. raised spacer on [R. 9/5], unmounted mint, fine. SH 37bIV, t4 cat. 560+. Photo.
3572 £300
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, complete mint sheet of sixty showing thick ''R'' [R. 1/2], broken ''W'' with wide ''P'' [R. 2/2], broken ''M'' [R. 7/6] and small ''S'' [R. 8/1], slight perf. separations and a few trivial marks on gum otherwise mainly fine and unmounted except six. SH 37c, t1, t3-5, cat. 492+. Photo.
3574 £1600
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, variety overprint double, one albino, with double offsets, unmounted mint, fine and rare. One sheet of sixty known. Heijtz certificate (1996) SH 37c v1, cat. 1,300, S.G. 72ba, cat. 1,900. Photo.
3575 £270
Falkland Islands: 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' Overprints, 1s. brown on thick greyish paper, Fifth Overprinting, watermark inverted, lower right corner marginal single, fine unmounted mint. SH 37c wmk1, cat. 250, S.G. 72bw, cat. 400. Photo.
3576 | £130
Falkland Islands: 1921-28 Watermark Mult. Script CA 1/2d. to 3s. set with additional 1/2d., 1d. (oxidised), 2d. (2), 21/2d. blue (3, one with R.P.S. certificate (1974) as Prussian blue), 21/2d. deep purple on pale yellow shades, mainly fine mint. (16) S.G. 73-80.
3577 £210
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. to 1 set mint, 2s.6d. and 5s. with heavy mounts otherwise fine. (11) S.G. 116-26, cat. 700-. Photo.
3578 | £300
Falkland Islands: 1929-37 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. to 1 set mint with line perfs., mainly fine mint. (16) S.G. 116-126, cat. 861. Photo.
3579 £2000
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set perforated ''SPECIMEN'' (Samuel type B9), mainly good to fine with gum. (12) S.G. 127s-38s, cat. 4,000. Photo.
3580 | £1500
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mint, unmounted to 1s. and the 5s. lightly hinged, mainly fine. (12) S.G. 127-38, cat. 4,250. Photo.
3581 £1550
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mint, odd trivial bend and 11/2d. sweated otherwise fine. (12) S.G. 127-38, cat. 4,250. Photo.
3582 | £1750
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set mint, fine and fresh. (12) S.G. 127-38, cat. 4,250. Photo.
3583 | £240
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary 1d. variety thick serif to ''1'' at left [R. 1/3], fine mint. S.G. 128a, cat. 300. Photo.
3584 £950
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d. upper left corner marginal block of ten (2 x 5) showing 'double flagstaff' [Pl. '6', R. 5/2] with hairline continuing through [R. 4/2] etc. and [R. 1/2] with re-entry on flagstaff, unmounted mint, fine. See Upland Goose Vol. XXIII, No. 3 Supplement, 1935 Silver Jubilee Research Update by Ralph Riddell-Carre. S.G. 139, e, vars., cat. 529+. Photo.
3585 £950
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. left marginal block of four, the lower right stamp showing 'double flagstaff' [Pl. '6', R. 5/2] with hairline continuing through upper stamp, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 140, e, cat. 836+. Photo.
3586 £200
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. lower left corner marginal block of six (2 x 3) showing re-entry on value tablet [R. 8/1], unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 140, l, cat. 236+. Photo.
3587 £100
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. left marginal vertical pair, the lower stamp showing re-entry on value tablet [R. 8/1], unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 140, l, cat. 212+. Photo.
3588 £2500
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 4d. upper left corner marginal block of ten (2 x 5) showing 'double flagstaff' [Pl. '6', R. 5/2] with hairline continuing through [R. 4/2] etc., [R. 1/2] with re-entry on flagstaff and [R. 2/2] with break in flagstaff, unmounted mint, fine. See Upland Goose Vol. XXIII, No. 3 Supplement, 1935 Silver Jubilee Research Update by Ralph Riddell-Carre. S.G. 141, e, vars., cat. 1,080+. Photo.
3589 £210
Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee 1s. lower right corner marginal block of ten (2 x 5), unmounted mint, mainly fine. S.G. 142, cat. 150+. Photo.
3590 £190
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s., 10s. and 1, 1937 First printings, unmounted mint, mainly fine. SH 91a, 92a, 93a, S.G. 161-63, cat. 470.
3591 £50
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. and 10s., 1938 Second printings, each on 1947 (Dec. 31) locally addressed printed envelope tied by fine PS.3 c.d.s. SH 91b, 92b.
3592 £50
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 5s. indigo and pale yellow-brown, fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1981) S.G. 161b.
3593 £520
Falkland Islands: 1938-50 'Confetti Flaw' varieties, 21/2d. Goose left margin unmounted mint vertical pair, 3d. black and deep blue upper margin vertical pair hinged in margin only (Heijtz certificate, 2014), and 6d. slate-black and deep sepia mint (Heijtz certificate, 2014), each showing 'confetti' flaw, a dramatic circular interruption to printing caused by intervention of cut-out chad created by punching out of sheet location holes for registration. (3 items) Photo.
3594 £100
Falkland Islands: 1952 1/2d. to 1, 1955-57 1/2d. to 1s. and 1960 Birds 1/2d. to 1, each value on separate matching locally addressed envelope, the 1952 set cancelled ''7 FE/52'', the 1955-57 set ''9 FE/60'' and the 1960 set ''10 FE/60'' (first day), unusual. S.G. 172-85, 187-207. (36 covers)
3595 | £100
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds 1/2d. to 1 set, in unmounted mint irregular blocks of three or strips, mainly fine. S.G. 193-207, cat. 510. Photo.
3596 £80
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds 1/2d. to 1 set in vertical pairs with Waterlow imprint, a few bends on lower values otherwise mainly fine. (30) S.G. 193-207, cat. 340+.
3597 | £50
Falkland Islands: 1960-66 Birds sets (3) used on three 1968 envelopes from Port Stanley, fine. S.G. 193-207.
3599 £190
Falkland Islands: 1966 Churchill 1d. and 1s. both with watermark inverted and in unmounted mint upper left corner marginal blocks of six (2 x 3), the 1d. block with thin in margin otherwise fine. S.G. 224w, 225w, cat. 651+. Photo.
3600 £450
Falkland Islands: 1968 Human Rights Year 2d. variety yellow largely omitted (traces only of yellow on ''19'' and omitted on ''68''), fine unmounted mint with margin at right, very scarce. S.G. 228a var., cat. 1,600, SH 157 v3, cat. 500. Photo.
3603 £250
Falkland Islands: 1971 5p. on 11/2d. error of surcharge at left, unmounted mint fine. SH 193v1, S.G. 264a, cat. 750. Photo.
3604 £700
Falkland Islands: 1971 1p. on 11/2d. variety albino surcharge, unmounted mint block of twenty-four (2 x 12), the two right-hand columns of the sheet with margins three sides and showing cylinder nos., 'traffic lights' and sheet no. ''0340'', horizontal fold between rows 5 and 6 resulting in one slightly creased at foot, otherwise fine and a rare multiple. Heijtz certificate (2013). SH 193v3, S.G. 264c, cat. 3,120+. Photo.
3605 £400
Falkland Islands: 1974 Tourism 2p., 4p. and 15p., the set of three values (3p. not issued in this format) each in an interpanneau block of ten (5 x 2) with full margins, imprint, 'traffic lights' and cylinder nos., three blocks of each value, providing a total of fifteen sets of gutter pairs, fine unmounted mint. SH 222, 223, 225, cat. 2,250.
3607 £420
Falkland Islands: 1980 Dolphins & Porpoises 3p. variety watermark inverted, right marginal with 'traffic lights', unmounted mint, fine. SH 295 wmk1, S.G. 371w, cat. 425. Photo.
3608 £140
Falkland Islands: 1980 Dolphins & Porpoises 15p. variety watermark Crown to right of CA, interpanneau block of four from the right of the sheet, unmounted mint, fine. SH 299 wmk1, S.G. 375w, cat. 360+. Photo.
3610 £2100
Falkland Islands: 1981 Port Louis 25p. showing the recently discovered variety LEFT HAND MARGIN IMPERFORATE, unmounted mint vertical pair, fine. S.G. 390 var. Four sheets displaying this dramatic error have recently come to light, all separated horizontally between the upper and lower panes, there being consequently no gutter pairs in existence and making a strip of five the largest surviving multiple possible of this variety. The sheets were subsequently split up, mostly into singles and pairs. From the total of 40 examples existing of this error it is understood that 21 are significantly creased. Photo.
3611 £2100
Falkland Islands: 1981 Port Louis 25p. showing the recently discovered variety LEFT HAND MARGIN IMPERFORATE, unmounted mint single, fine. S.G. 390 var. Four sheets displaying this dramatic error have recently come to light, all separated horizontally between the upper and lower panes, there being consequently no gutter pairs in existence and making a strip of five the largest surviving multiple possible of this variety. The sheets were subsequently split up, mostly into singles and pairs. From the total of 40 examples existing of this error it is understood that 21 are significantly creased. Photo.
3612 £80
Falkland Islands: 1981 Royal Wedding 10p. watermark inverted in gutter pair, also watermark upright corner cylinder block of six (3 x 2) showing extra red flower [R. 4/3] and Dependencies 10p. corner marginal cylinder single dramatically misperforated, unmounted mint, fine. (9) SH 326, var., wmk1, Dependencies 169 var., S.G. 402, var., 402w, Dependencies 95 var.
3613 £780
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p., variety pale brown (background to side panels) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 425a, cat. 1,400, SH 349 v1. Photo.
3615 £600
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p. vertical pair with double perforation, one misplaced and single showing pale brown colour misplaced, unmounted mint, fine. SH 349v2, v3, cat. 500, S.G. 425 vars. Photo.
3616 £380
Falkland Islands: 1982 Charles Darwin 34p., block of four showing perforations misplaced both horizontally and vertically, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 425 var., SH 349 v4. Photo.
3617 £180
Falkland Islands: 1986 Ameripex 86 SS ''Great Britain'' 24p., marginal at left with cylinder nos. 1B, showing dramatically misplaced vertical perforations, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 528 var., SH 466v1. Photo.
3618 £180
Falkland Islands: 1986 Ameripex 86 SS ''Great Britain'' 29p., marginal at right with 'traffic lights', showing dramatically misplaced vertical perforations, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 529 var., SH 467v1. Photo.
3619 £580
Falkland Islands: 1986 Ameripex 86 SS ''Great Britain'', imperforate 'die proof' of complete design with white background, endorsed ''6'' on reverse, fine and rare. S.G. MS531 P, SH MS8 P, cat. 600. Photo.
3620 | £200
Falkland Islands: A mainly mint collection from 1944 to 2011 in two boxed Lighthouse hingeless albums incl. 1960-66 1/2d. to 1., 1968 1/2d. to 1, many later sets and miniature sheets unmounted, Dependencies 1948-49 Thin Map set, 1954 1/2d. to 1, South Georgia 1963-69 1/2d. to 1 (both), etc. (100s)
3621 | £3800
Falkland Islands: An archival collection of mainly Specimen stamps from a French speaking postal administration, partly stuck or stuck down on leaves, incl. 1898 2s.6d. and 5s., 1904-12 sets (2), 1912-20 set with extra 10s. and 1, 1921-28 set, 1929-37 Whale and Penguin set, 1938-50 set, Dependencies with 1944-45 Overprints, 1946-49 Map set, etc., varied condition. (153)
3622 £1050
Falkland Islands: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection to 1981 in two albums, mint and used with multiples, f.d.c's and covers etc., incl. 1887 1d., 4d. (small thin), used, 1891-1902 values to 9d., 1s., 1898 2s.6d., 5s., 1912-20 to 1 less 5s. red, mint, 1933 Centenary values to 6d. used, 1938-50 (1944 printings) 5s. to 1 mint (unmounted except 5s.), 1948 Silver Wedding mint and on plain f.d.c, 1952 to 1 unmounted mint, 1960-66 Birds set unmounted mint and on 1966 Fox Bay and 1968 hovercraft covers, 1966 Churchill in unmounted mint blocks of four, 1971 and 1972 Flowers unmounted mint and on f.d.c's, also Dependencies with 1944 Overprints unmounted mint and on covers, 1954-62 set (less 21/2d.) unmounted mint, South Georgia incl. 1963-69 to 1 (both) unmounted mint and on covers, B.A.T. with 1963 to 1 unmounted mint and on cover, 1966 Churchill in mint blocks of four, 1971 decimal surcharges unmounted mint and on cover, mainly fair to fine.
3623 £720
Falkland Islands: A mainly K.G.V to Q.E.II collection in a binder and stockbook, incl. 1912-20 6d. block of four, 1921-28 21/2d. indigo corner block of four, 3s., 1933 Centenary to 4d. (pair), 1935 Silver Jubilee (2), 1938-50, 1952, 1955-57, 1960-66 Birds unmounted mint and used, 1968 (5, incl. blocks of four), 1971 (5, incl. blocks of four) and 1972 Flowers sets unmounted mint, good range of varieties incl. 1966 Churchill 1s. watermark inverted, also Dependencies with 1944-45 Overprints, Thin Maps in pairs showing 'broken arcs', South Georgia with 1963-69 to 1 (both), 1971-76 set, etc., mostly fine.
3624 £380
Falkland Islands: A mainly mint Q.V. to K.G.V collection in one binder, a stockbook, etc., incl. 1878 1s. (2), 1891-1902 shades to 1s., 1904-12 with 2d. reddish purple, 21/2d. deep blue and other shades to 3s. (both), 5s., 1918-20 ''WAR STAMP'' overprints to 1s. (3) with varieties, 1921-28 values to 3s., also some literature incl. ""De La Rue Definitives"" by Bunt, etc.
3626 £850
A mainly modern accumulation of covers etc. contained in three cartons incl. 1962 envelope bearing Birds to 1, f.d.c's, official covers with cachets, Dependencies with South Georgia, Antarctica, also literature with a range of ''Upland Goose'' journals (62) from 1985 to 2000, auction catalogues incl. Neild (1984), Styles (1988), F.I.P.S.G., Heijtz, Piggin, accessories incl. S.G. Devon album with leaves, etc.
3627 £210
Falkland Islands: Various in three albums, on leaves and loose in two cartons, incl. 1982 Conflict, HMS ''Endurance'' covers, postcards and photographs, South Georgia, B.A.T., literature with ''The 1891 Provisionals'' by Barton, ''Postal Service of the Falkland Islands'' by Barnes, and a range of Upland Goose (63) between 1983 and 2013, etc.
3628 £120
Falkland Islands: K.G.VI to Q.E.II selection on leaves, etc. with some duplication incl. 1952 to 1, Dependencies 1946-49 Thick and Thin Maps, used, and a range of unmounted mint multiples incl. B.A.T., chiefly fine.
3629 | £80
Literature: A library in two cartons incl. ''The Island of South Georgia'' by R.K. Headland, Operation Tabarin reports and papers, ''Postmarks and Cachets of the British Antarctic Bases and South Georgia'' by J.Youle, 1982 Conflict, runs of Upland Goose from 1971, ''Falkland Islands Journal'', etc. Ex Evans.
3631 £500
Falkland Islands: Revenues: 1962 Social Security 7s.6d. lower right corner marginal block of four, odd trivial bend otherwise fine unmounted mint and believed unique. SH f. (See ''Specialised Stamp Catalogue of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies'', p. 247) Photo.
3632 £210
Falkland Islands: Revenues: 1963 (May 15) land conveyance document witnessing payment of 3,000 for a parcel of land in Stanley, bearing 1960 Birds 1 (29, one stamp detached) tied by two line ''REGISTRAR GENERAL/FALKLAND ISLANDS.'' handstamps in blue, also original delivery envelope to Johnson's Harbour bearing Birds 2d. cancelled PS.3 Photo.
3633 £270
Falkland Islands: 1896 (Nov. 16) envelope registered to Germany, franked at single rate by corner marginal 1878 6d. tied by F.2 c.d.s. with additional strike, ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' and London Dec. 26 transit markings, carried on the ''Ramses'' to Punta Arenas and on the ''Oropesa'' thence to Liverpool, with Kosmos Port Stanley Agency cachet and Altona Dec. 27 arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Photo.
3635 £190
Falkland Islands: 1903 (Feb. 3) envelope registered to Birmingham, England, paid by 1891-1902 1d. and 2d. with ''(crown)/REGISTERED'' marking at left, carried on the ''Orellana'' with London Feb. 3 transit and same day arrival backstamp. Ex. Du Pont. Photo.
3637 £230
Falkland Islands: 1929 (June 5) size G formula registered envelope addressed to Darjeeling, India, bearing 6d. yellow-orange, with type 6B registration label (torn on opening) and London Aug. 24 hooded transit and backstamped Sept. 16 arrival. Perkins C.9. Photo.
3638 £50
Falkland Islands: 1929 (Oct. 11) envelope registered from Stanley to Manchester correctly franked by 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. pair with type 5D registration label alongside, backstamped Liverpool Dec. 3 transit, carried on the ''Orita'' to Punta Arenas. Photo.
3639 £50
Falkland Islands: 1934 (May 11) long O.H.M.S. envelope (flap missing) sent by Maude Carey to Los Angeles at Foreign printed matter rate bearing 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. tied by PS.1A c.d.s, carried on the ''Lafonia'' to Montevideo. Photo.
3640 £100
Falkland Islands: A range of mainly philatelic covers from 1941 to 1974 incl. f.d.c's, 1972 (May 2) local commercial envelope with scarce ''FALKLAND ISLANDS Co. LTD./PORT STANLEY'' in double oval provisional handstamp in red with PS.3 c.d.s. alongside and company straight line on reverse, Dependencies Thin Map set on individual 1950 covers to Stanley.
3642 | £100
Falkland Islands: 1952 (Apr. 21) envelope registered to Middlesex bearing 1952 1/2d. to 1 set tied by large PS.1C First Overseas Airmail datestamps, May 9 arrival backstamp.
3643 £170
Falkland Islands: 1952 to 1994, a correspondence from B.S.H. Grant in England to A.M. Carey in Port Stanley, many with enclosures and at correct rate, others incl. illustrated covers with scarcer first day and special cancellations, fourteen registered, mainly good to fine. (76 covers)
3644 £120
Falkland Islands: 1954 to 1982, selection of eleven philatelic covers, incl. 1960-66 Birds to 1 on hovercraft cover, also Dependencies 1954 to 1, B.A.T. 1973 Explorers to 1, etc.
3645 £80
Falkland Islands: 1969 (Dec. 16) local cover endorsed ''XD'' for local Christmas delivery and almost certainly previously containing seasonal greetings card, franked by Flowers 11/2d. showing doubling of slate-purple (SH 162 v1) tied by PS.3 c.d.s. Scarce commercial usage. Heijtz certificate (2014). Photo.
3647 £160
Falkland Islands: 1977 (Nov. 23) commercial airmail envelope to London from Cape Pembroke airfield first flight, franked at first class airmail rate by Telecommunications 11p. cancelled PS.3 and with special cachet blacked out (non-philatelic mail thus treated, caused by the delayed opening). SH PS.AIR.3 v1. Photo.
3648 £170
Falkland Islands: 1977 (Nov. 23) commercial airmail envelope (unsealed) to London from Cape Pembroke airfield first flight, franked at second class airmail rate by Flowers 6p. cancelled PS.3 and with two impressions of special cachet blacked out by three strikes of obliterating handstamp (non-philatelic mail thus treated, caused by the delayed opening), slight cover creasing and small tear at top but a scarce victim of multiple attack. SH PS.AIR.3 v1. Photo.
3649 £520
Falkland Islands: An extensive range of mainly modern covers and cards, etc. incl. postcards Heyburn types W-1-w, AJ-3-ajz, AJ-6-ajz), some booklets, f.d.c's, commercial mail, postal stationery, etc., mainly good to fine. Ex Evans. (100s)
3650 £150
Falkland Islands: An accumulation of commercial covers, mainly from the 1980s and 1990s, variously addressed, mainly stampless O.H.M.S. with a comprehensive range of departmental cachets, three with PSO.4 Official Paid mark, and official Christmas card from Government House signed by Sir Edwin Arrowsmith. Ex Evans. (approx. 500 items)
3651 £250
Falkland Islands: An interesting selection of K.E.VII to Q.E.II covers and cards, etc. incl. unused and used postal stationery with K.G.VI 4d. size G overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', size H used, ship postcards incl. ''Oravia'' silk, etc.
3652 £150
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, Selection of nine aerogrammes comprising 11p. unused and used to Buenos Aires (2, with type II c.d.s. of Apr. 29 and May 12 respectively) 13p. used June 2 to Buenos Aires (heavy crease), 18p. used, to Crdoba (2, with type II c.d.s. of Apr. 20 and 25 respectively), Encotel Servicio Extraordinario aerogramme unused and used to Buenos Aires (2, one June 30 from Puerto Belgrano).
3653 £200
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, Selection incl. incoming mail with two stampless military covers addressed to Military Commander Menndez , Easter cards (2), soldiers' mail (7) to Argentina incl. use of Post Office Telegram envelope, airmail envelope (May 21) to Crdoba province with framed ''CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO/SIN CARGO'', unsent cover from recruit at Goose Green (Puerto Darwin) with letter dated May 28 (at the start of the recovery action by 2 Para), propaganda covers, etc. (36 items)
3654 £550
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, Franking Machine Proof impression of ''I. MALVINAS-9409-PTO.ARGENTINO'' FRAMA label in red and yellow, undenominated but dated ''-7.5.81'', slight surface marks but rare, very few examples known. Produced on the franking machine intended for use on the Islands but which disappeared en route at Comodoro Rivadavia. Cat. 1,000. Heijtz certificate (1994) Photo.
3656 £380
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, (Apr. 6) rare commercial first day use of type I (flag at foot) c.d.s on soldier's cover from a member of the 25th Infantry to Argentina with ''Corresp del SOLD'' straight line above and backstamped by three line ''PUERTO RIVERO/Islas Malvinas/ARGENTINA''. Photo.
3657 £80
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, (Apr. 27) 11p. aerogramme from soldier, also two airmail envelopes bearing Argentine adhesives, each cancelled by type II (flag at top) c.d.s. type 3, and type 2 tying Argentine 1000p. to local cover to Port Stephens. (4 items)
3658 £550
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, Envelope addressed to a seaman on board the ''Crucero General Belgrano'', sent from Loma Grande on Apr. 28 bearing 200p., 500p. (3), showing fine strike of Naval Censor 258 cachet and resealed by white on black ''CENSURA NAVAL ARGENTINA'' label, some creasing but very rare. ARA General Belgrano sunk on May 2. Photo.
3659 £140
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, (May 12) Requisition Order (219 x 339mm) issued by Comodoro Carlos Bloomer-Reeve, chief of the Secretariat, regarding hire of the wash-house at 14 John St., signed and with Military Government cachet. Photo.
3660 £80
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, (May 19) and (May 24) two Post Office Telegram envelopes used as soldiers' covers to Argentina, showing type II (flag at top) c.d.s. types 2 and 3 respectively.
3661 £160
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Argentine Forces, Proof strike of unused ''9409 PUERTO ARGENTINO (ISLAS MALVINAS)/ARGENTINA'' dated 1 June on unused Encotel aerogramme. This cancellation held by Argentine postmaster in Stanley but not officially introduced, only a few examples being known. Heijtz cat. 400. Photo.
3662 £320
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, incoming mail, selection incl. returned items, registered cover from Mar del Plata to a conscript in the Amphibious Engineering Co. showing framed ''CENSURA NAVAL ARGENTINA'' on reverse, cover from San Lorenzo and telegram addressed to General Mario Menendez, and later cover from Czechoslovakia with framed ''9409/ISLAS MALVINAS/REPUBLICA ARGENTINA'' type b framed cachet and explanatory framed Retour cachet (type b). (8 items) Photo.
3663 £500
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, British forces, (Apr. 2) incoming envelope (refolded at left) to HMS ''Glasgow'' from Gosport, also telegram sent from the ship same day via Portishead Radio with message ''SHIP DIVERTED RETURN UNKNOWN'' and later return envelope (dated by sender ''19/5/82'' with message ''DON'T WORRY I'M SAFE'' on reverse) and London Maritime Mail cancellation of June 8, both covers franked 151/2p. HMS ''Glasgow'' was severely damaged by air attack on May 12. (3 items)
3665 £80
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, British Forces, (May 10) envelope to Austria bearing Machin 151/2p., 2p. (2) cancelled in transit by London Maritime Mail May 26 cancellation and with fine cachet ''SUPPLY OFFICER/10 MAY 1982/H.M.S. COVENTRY'' in red. H.M.S. Coventry sunk on May 25. Photo.
3666 £110
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, British forces, Five stampless aerogrammes to England and an airmail envelope to Austria bearing 2p., 5p. and 121/2p., all cancelled by F.P.O. 141 c.d.s., incl. (June 13) with message written by a commando at Teal Inlet on June 10, (June 29) written and signed by Major Gen. Jeremy Moore, Commander of the British Land Forces, the envelope with May 27 dated cachet of 9 Para. (6 items)
3667 £280
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (June 20) two covers with HMS ''Endurance'' dated cachets in red, one an airmail envelope bearing Mailships 6p. tied by Fox Bay July 20 c.d.s. with Royal Marines and Argentine Air Force Meteorological Service cachets, and ms. note ''No stamps available Southern/Thule or Grytviken'' signed by Lt. Keith Mills, the other stampless with two ''Corbeta Uruguay'' cachets in violet.
3668 £60
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, British Forces, (Sept. 28) airmail envelope to Derby from the m.v. ''Strathewe'' with cachets and signature, bearing 151/2p. Machin tied by F.P.O. 141 type 2B c.d.s. Earlier than recorded dates of use. Photo.
3669 £350
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, British forces, selection of aerogrammes, airmail envelopes, etc. incl. mail from ships, etc. with cachets of ''Atlantic Conveyor'' (London Maritime Mail cancellation of May 5. Ship attacked on May 25, sinking three days later), HMS ''Arrow'', ''Conqueror'', ''Onyx'', MSV ''Stena Inspector'' (snatch method collection), RFA ''Sir Galahad'' (Master's cachet of May 5. Ship attacked June 8 and subsequently sunk), ''Tidespring'', 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, others sent from the ''Canberra'', ''Fearless'', etc. (13 items)
3670 £210
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 4) commercial airmail envelope to Norwich sent two days after the invasion, with dated enclosed letter (''Everything here is very quiet but we did have some very anxious moments''), franked by Shipwrecks 13p. crossed by biro strokes but without customary accompanying Argentine c.d.s., ms. receiving notes of Apr. 17. Photo.
3671 £110
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict: 1982 (Apr. 6) commercial airmail envelope to Scotland, franked by Shipwrecks 13p. crossed by biro strokes and with type I (flag at foot) c.d.s. below., slightly trimmed at right but scarce. Photo.
3672 £190
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 12) airmail envelope locally addressed, bearing Shipwrecks 13p. crossed by biro strokes and with Argentine $1000 tied by type II (flag at top, type 3 ''1982'' close to frame) c.d.s., scarce combination. Photo
3673 £170
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 13) airmail envelope to Argentina, bearing Fishes 5p. crossed by biro strokes and with type II (flag at top, type 3 ''1982'' close to frame) c.d.s. below.
3674 £290
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 15) rare local commercial envelope to Goose Green, franked by Shipwrecks 5p. crossed by biro strokes and with type II (flag at top, type 3 ''1982'' close to frame) c.d.s. below. Photo.
3675 £170
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, (Apr. 15) rare local commercial envelope to Johnson Harbour, franked by Mailships 5p. crossed by biro strokes and with type II (flag at top, type 3 ''1982'' close to frame) c.d.s. at left. Photo.
3676 £230
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Civilian Mail, Selection of seven items incl. four covers to the Hardcastle family in Darwin, comprising Cable & Wireless telegram envelope and two local covers with Argentine adhesives and one from the U.K., incoming cover to Goose Green from U.S., etc.
3677 £120
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Provisional post Liberation mail, (June 20) commercial cover to Devon endorsed ''BY AIRMAIL PLEASE'' bearing D of E Award 15p. and Mailship 2p. uncancelled with F.P.O. 141 c.d.s. below. Photo.
3678 £60
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, Post Conflict mail, ''Time'' magazine wrapper addressed to P. Robertson at Puerto Stephens, Islas Malvinas, label tied by framed ''9409/ISLAS MALVINAS/REPUBLICA ARGENTINA'' type b framed cachet with explanatory framed Retour cachet (type b) above. Photo.
3679 £240
Falkland Islands: 1982 Conflict, a collection on leaves and loose, mainly British forces covers etc. with a good range of ship and other cachets, also Argentine forces donation envelope to Corrientes with framed ''CORRESPONDENCIA DEL SOLDADO/SIN CARGO'', 11p. aerogramme used Apr. 20 to Buenos Aires, later commemorative items, literature, etc.
3680 £190
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1929 (Mar. 15) locally addressed registered cover correctly franked by 1921-29 2d. and 1d. pair cancelled by three good to fine strikes of FB.1 c.d.s., with type 7 ''FALKLAND/ISLANDS'' registration label and backstamped by PS.1 Apr. 4 c.d.s., carried on the ''Falkland''. Photo.
3681 £350
Falkland Islands: Fox Bay: 1932 (Mar. 14) envelope registered to Kent correctly franked by 'Whale & Penguin' 4d. tied by fine strike of FB.1 v1 c.d.s. showing ''2'' for''32'', with Stanley type 6B registration label at left, backstamped Port Stanley PS.1Av1 (curly ''32'') Mar. 15 and Maidstone Apr. 13 arrival, carried on the ''Lafonia'' to Montevideo. Photo.
3682 £280
Falkland Islands: New Island: 1915 (July 15) 'Wilson' envelope registered to Birmingham bearing 1912-20 1/2d. 1d. (slightly oxidised), 2d. and 21/2d. tied by individual N2 c.d.s's with New Island registration label no. 48 below and Sept. 16 arrival backstamp, carried on the ''Falkland'' and ''Orita''. Photo.
3683 | £50
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 1/2d. and 1d. (4) in complete unmounted mint sheets of sixty (10 x 6), some perf. separation and other mainly marginal imperfections but chiefly fine, also 1948 Thin Map 1/2d. (216) in mainly fine unmounted mint multiples. S.G. G1, G2, G9, cat. 846+.
3684 £120
Falkland Islands Dependencies: 1946 Thick Map 6d. black and ochre, lower left corner marginal block of six (2 x 3), five unmounted, mainly fine. S.G. G6e, cat. 330+.
3685 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1946 (Jan. 16) envelope to Col. J.C. Thompson in Sydney with Overprint set; (Mar. 14) envelope (roughly opened ) from Base Leader Cmdr. E.W. Bingham to Co. Tyrone franked Map 1d. (with 'broken arc') cancelled Stonington Island E1 (with ''1945'' year date error) carried on the ''Trepassey''; 1947 (Mar. 29) front only (vertical crease) of Army air letter form W.3077 locally overprinted ''FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES'' in large type sent by surveyor Capt. D.P. Mason at Stonington Island to Kent bearing Map 9d. with fine E1. (3 items)
3686 £260
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1946 (Jan. 17), 1947 (Jan. 30), Falklands K.G.VI 1d. stationery envelope (type E4) with added Overprint 1/2d. cancelled Stonington Island E1 in blue-black (possible year date error), and 1d. stationery card (P5) with added Falklands 1938-50 1/2d. and Victory set cancelled Argentine Islands F1 in black, both addrssed to Karl Lellman in Stanley, the former with Feb. 6 1947 arrival backstamp. Photo.
3687 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1946 (Mar. 18), 1947 (Feb. 10), (Feb. 24), three different 'home-made' cards produced by Karl Lellman bearing Map 1d., Victory 3d. and Overprint 6d. respectively on picture side tied by Argentine Islands F1 (first and last) c.d.s. in black or Stonington Island E1 in violet.
3688 £200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1946 (Mar. 27) envelope self-addressed by Leading Seaman F.R.M. Lewis on board the ''William Scoresby'' bearing Map 1/2d. to 1s. individually cancelled Hope Bay D1 c.d.s's in blue, minor stain adjacent to 6d., also a similarly addressed cover franked by Map 1/2d. pair tied by South Orkneys C1 in violet with Apr. 3 Port Stanley arrival backstamp, uncancelled further adhesive possibly removed. (2 covers)
3690 £200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1947 (Jan. 22) fronts only of two Army air letter forms W.3077 locally overprinted ''FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES'' in small and large type respectively, addressed by James Wordie at Hope Bay to family members in England, the former bearing Overprint 3d. and 6d., the latter with 1s., cancelled D1 c.d.s's in blue. James Wordie, veteran of Shackleton's epic 1914 expedition, was one of the advisory committee of three appointed to oversee Operation Tabarin and subsequently visited the bases in the summer of 1946-47. Photo.
3692 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1947 (Mar. 28) envelope addressed by O.R. Burd to Rev. W.L.S. Fleming at the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge, franked Victory 1d. cancelled Argentine Islands F1 c.d.s in violet with additional strike alongside and Port Stanley Apr. 19 transit backstamp. Also part Map 9d. stamp rescued from fire at Hope Bay Base on Nov. 8 1948 O.R. 'Oliver' Burd, Base Leader and meteorologist, was killed, together with geologist Mike Green, in the fire at Hope Bay. Reverend W.L.S. 'Launcelot' Fleming had been geologist and padre with the British Graham Land Expedition. Two damaged sheets of the Map 9d. and 1s. were the only stamps retrieved by Dr. W.J.L. Sladen from the fire. Photo.
3693 £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1948 (Feb. 20) large O.H.M.S. envelope self-addressed by Dr. R.J. Adie at Stonington Island bearing Map 1/2d. to 1s. tied by four strikes of E1 c.d.s. in violet showing ''1947'' year date error (Adie not having been present in 1947). The correct date is also the day on which the USS ''Burton Island'' broke the ice surrounding Finn Ronne's vessel ''Port of Beaumont'' and towed it out into Marguerite Bay.
3694 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1950 (Jan. 30) Argentine Islands-Marguerite Bay airmail flight cover (did not land) endorsed and signed by Flt. Lt. John Lewis bearing Dependencies U.P.U. 6d. tied by neat ''29 JAN 1950'' (Base E/F?) c.d.s., together with explanatory letter from Lewis at R.A.F. Cranwell dated Oct. 17 1950 confirming eight covers carried.
3695 £650
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1952 (Nov. 27) envelope addressed to Stanley bearing Falklands 1952 1s.3d. to 1 tied by fine individual D2 c.d.s's, also unlisted 1952 9d. on 1955 (Mar. 19) local envelope cancelled D3 and with 1s.3d. on 1959 (Dec. 24) envelope to Liverpool carried on RSS ''Shackleton'', scarce usage. S.G. Z6-Z10 + unlisted. Photo.
3696 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1953 (May 14), 1954 (Dec. 14) two covers from the Argentine Islands to Harry Evans in Portsmouth with enclosed letters from postmasters D.A. Barrett and R.A. Lenton repsectively in response to Evans' questionnaires, the first (redirected) sent airmail with Map 1s., 3d., 21/2d. and 1/2d. cancelled F2, the second sent surface mail with Ships 21/2d. cancelled F3.
3697 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: 1955 (Mar. 28) envelope addressed to Port Stanley bearing Dependencies 1946 Thick Map 2d. block of four, the upper right stamp showing 'extra island' and 'broken arc', with central Hope Bay D3 c.d.s S.G. G3, aa. Photo.
3698 £400
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: A selection of covers from 1954 to 1963 bearing Dependencies Ships issues, mainly philatelic with a few commercial incl. 1955 airmail to London from meteorologist L. Catterall, variously addressed and cancelled incl. Port Lockroy, Hope Bay, Stonington Island, Halley Bay, Argentine Islands incl. 1963 postcard with thirteen signatures, etc. (approx. 75 items)
3699 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: A selection of mainly philatelic covers from 1947 to 1955 bearing Overprint (incl. six complete sets) and Map issues, incl. Overprint 6d. on 1947 (Feb. 22) Newfoundland Railway envelope to Capt. Burden, 1951 airmail with letter from H.G. Heywood franked by Map 1d. (2), 3d., 4d. and 6d., two 1955 covers from Port Lockroy and Hope Bay franked Map 4d. to Argentina with charge marks, etc. (37 covers)
3700 £210
Falkland Islands Dependencies: Graham Land: Various, mainly covers incl. some commercial, variously cancelled incl. Port Lockroy, Hope Bay, Halley Bay, Argentine Islands, 1953 Coronation f.d.c's to Governor Sir Miles Clifford with signatures of ten members of team at Hope Bay and five at Port Lockroy, 1958 F.I.D.S. Christmas card with envelope, QSL cards, etc. (approx. 70 items)
3701 £150
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1904-12 2d., 1912-23 1/2d., 1d., 21/2d., 6d., 3s. and 5s. red tied by individual SG1 c.d.s's to envelope locally addressed to Leith Harbour with ''NORTH SANDS'' ship's straight line handstamp, vertical creases crosses 6d., some toning around perfs. S.G. Z16, Z22-23, Z25-26, Z38-39. Photo.
3705 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1912 (Feb. 13) 'Lawson' cover to Liverpool bearing 1904-12 1d. (2) with two strikes of small ''South Georgia'' imprint below, cancelled by SG1 c.d.s's, attractive. S.G. ZU3. Photo.
3706 £1100
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1912 (Oct. 10) envelope from Kristen Lken to Lillehammer with endorsement on flap, franked by 1904-12 1/2d. block of five cancelled SG1, endorsed ''frc'' ('paid') at lower left and with Dec. 2 arrival datestamp on reverse. The newly ordained Lutheran pastor Kristen Lken had arrived at Grytviken on Apr. 1 to minister to the whaling community and remained until June 1914. Together with Carl Larsen he worked to establish the Whalers Church which was designed, delivered and erected in impressive time, being consecrated on Christmas Day 1913. Photo.
3707 £2200
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1912 (Oct. 26) envelope from Kristen Lken to Lillehammer with endorsement on flap, slightly overpaid by new 1912-20 2d. and 1d. pair cancelled SG1, endorsed ''frc'' ('paid') at lower left and with Dec. 2 arrival datestamp on reverse. Kristen Lken (1885-1975), newly ordained as a Norwegian Lutheran pastor, had arrived at Grytviken on Apr. 1 to minister to the whaling community and remained until June 1914. Together with Carl Larsen he worked to establish the Whalers Church which was designed, delivered and erected in impressive time, being consecrated on Christmas Day 1913. Photo.
3710 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1914 (July 4) picture postcard ''Observationshus i Gryteviken, South Georgia, Sauodden'' addressed to Dr. B. Kullmann in Bergen bearing 1904-12 1/2d. pair tied by SG1 c.d.s., with message dated June 30 and Aug. 22 arrival c.d.s. on picture side. Heyburn Q-13-q, published by S.M. Petterson, Norway. Photo.
3711 £170
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1921-28 21/2d. deep blue diagonally bisected for use as 1d., tied to piece by SG1 1923 (Mar. 30) c.d.s, the day date employing distinctive locally improvised ''3''. Sold on its merits, not subject to extension. Ex Lazarnick. Photo.
3712 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1924, two Government envelopes commercially used franked 1d., the first (Jan. 31) to London and redirected to Shrewsbury, the adhesive overstruck by British Industries Fair Mar. 19 machine cancellation, the second (Dec. 4) scarce inter-island use to E.B. Binnie in Stanley with Dec. 10 arrival backstamp, roughly opened.
3713 £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1924 (Nov. 15) Falklands 1913 2d. registered envelope to bank in Tnsberg, Norway, with 1/2d. strip of three, 21/2d. purple on yellow, SG1 c.d.s's and type SG4 registration label, scarce usage. Photo.
3715 £140
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1925 (Dec. 25) Falklands Q.V. 1d. stationery card with SG1 c.d.s., addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Binnie at King Edward Cove with Christmas greetings, vertical bend. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3716 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown provisional surcharge, mint example from the top of the sheet signed in upper margin by Leganger H. Hansen, Manager of the South Georgia Company's whaling station at Leith Harbour. S.G. 115, cat. 1,300. B.P.A. certificate (1967) Photo.
3717 | £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown, a fine mint single with pencil signature on gum. B.P.A. certificate (1989). S.G. 115, cat. 1,300. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3718 £550
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 21/2d. on 2d. provisional surcharge, mint, fine. R.P.S. certificate (2014). S.G. 115, cat. 1,300. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3719 £1600
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown provisional surcharge on Government envelope addressed by A.G. Nelson-Jones to his father in South Wales, tied by fine SG2 ''FE 10/28'' c.d.s. with additional strike alongside, vertical folding clear of adhesive. Photo.
3721 £1550
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 21/2d. on 2d. purple-brown provisional surcharge on envelope addressed by Maude Carey to B.S.H. Grant in Kent, tied by fine SG2 ''19 FE/28'' c.d.s. In a separate letter to Grant, Carey records that the cancellation is backdated ''as a very great favour to me, he (A.G. Nelson-Jones) did four for me, or rather for my stamp friends''. It was the sending of this cover, however, that first alerted the philatelic press in Britain to the existence of this provisional as F. Hugh Vallancey, the Editor of ''Stamp Collecting'', called at Grant's house on the day of arrival of this cover and was subsequently first to break the story. Photo.
3723 £300
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1928 (Oct. 19) Government envelope registered by A.G. Nelson-Jones to an opticians in Bristol franked by 1d. block of four with central SG1 c.d.s., type SG4 registration label alongside, personal red wax seal and London Dec. 3 transit on reverse. Photo.
3725 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1929 (Mar. 26) 'Townsend' envelope to New Jersey franked 21/2d. steel-blue (close to 'Prussian' shade variant) tied by SG2 c.d.s, previously thought to have been addressed and initialled by Hubert Wilkins at the end of the first Wilkins-Hearst Expedition but now known to be addressed by Karl Lellman with source of initials unknown. Photo.
3727 £400
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1930 (June 21) registered cover to London bearing ''Whale & Penguin' 5s. cancelled SG2 with Stanley type 5E registration label at left affixed over SG4B ms. registration mark, carried on the ''Fleurus'' to Stanley and the ''Falkland'' to Montevideo. Photo.
3728 £120
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1930 (2), 1937, three covers franked by 'Whale & Penguin' issues, the first (Oct. 10) a Government envelope sent by A.G. Nelson-Jones to Kent with 1/2d. pair (perf. toning) cancelled by very fine SG1 with locally improvised ''3'' in year date, the second (Oct. 21) to Cheshire with tone spots and franked 1d. cancelled SG2 showing inverted ''13'' for ''21'' in day date, the third (Dec. 29) to Norway franked 21/2d. tied by neat SG1.
3729 £230
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1932 (Jan. 9) envelope locally addressed to John Rumbolds (son of William Rumbolds) bearing Falklands 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. and 2d. (marginal) blocks of four with fine central SG2 c.d.s. showing rare ''2'' for ''32'' variety with additional strike on reverse, some very faint stains. Also photocopy of letter to Dr. Stone dated ''28 V 32'' from acting Postmaster A.G. Nelson-Jones regarding the variety stating ''These are comparatively few, not more than 100, covers''. Unlisted by Shaw, Upland Goose Dec. 1996. Photo.
3731 £380
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1933 (Jan. 18) envelope registered to Edinburgh bearing Falklands Centenary 6d. tied by fine SG2 c.d.s. showing year date ''33'' inverted, with SG5A registration label below. Only recorded date with inverted year slug. Photo.
3732 £240
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1933 (Apr. 15) envelope addressed to Howard Clement at Roy Cove bearing Centenary 4d. block of four tied by two fine strikes of SG2 c.d.s. S.G. Z59. Photo.
3733 £240
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1936 (Mar. 18) envelope sent by A.G. Nelson-Jones to Slough, franked by 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. tied by neat SG4 (8.45PM) c.d.s. with additional strike alongside, large part personal red wax seal on reverse. Photo.
3734 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1940 (Apr. 16) censored envelope to Milford Haven franked 1938-50 21/2d. sheep tied by neat SG3 c.d.s. with fine straight line ''Passed Censor'' (type a1, leaning ''P'') in violet alongside. Photo.
3735 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1940 (Oct. 8), 1941 (Sept. 26), two censored covers to England with straight line ''Passed Censor'' (type a1, leaning ''P''), the former a long envelope (some creasing) bearing 1938-50 1d. and 21/2d. pair cancelled SG2, the latter (tone spotting) registered on last day of use of original 1d., 2d. and 21/2d. individually cancelled SG4 (year date inverted on 1d. cancellation).
3736 £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1941 (Sept. 27) two 'first day' formula registered envelopes (two sizes) addressed by Maude Carey to different destinations in Kent, both bearing 1d., 2d. and 3d. and with straight line ''Passed Censor'' (type a2, straight ''P'') struck in a violet-black shade. Perkins F2(b), F3(b). Photo.
3737 £100
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1941 (Oct. 28) 'J.E. Lea' envelope registered to Manchester bearing 1938-41 1d. to 1s. affixed to both sides and tied by individual SG3 datestamps, with straight line ''Passed Censor'' in violet at lower left (a2, straight ''P'') on flap. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3738 £95
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1943 (Dec. 24) censored envelope to Port Stanley bearing 1938-50 4d. tied by SG4 c.d.s. with straight line ''Passed Censor'' (type a2, straight ''P'') in violet at foot and with arrival backstamp. Photo.
3740 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1947 to 1960, four unusual covers bearing Map issues, comprising 1947 'Binnie' envelope with 4d. marginal pair showing vignette dramatically misplaced to upper left, ''Per Air Mail'' cover to Scotland (date obscure) franked 1s., 1953 to Kent bearing 1/2d. and 2d., the latter showing dot in ''T'', and 1960 signed Vancouver Zoo 'Operation Penguin' airmail envelope to Canada with 1s. and Falklands 1952 6d.
3742 £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1949 (Feb. 16) envelope addressed to Lt. Cdr. A.J. Bellamy on HMS ''Glasgow'' franked by Thick Map 1/2d. pair tied by SG7 c.d.s. Also a photograph of the ship. HMS ''Glasgow'' arrived at Grytviken on Feb. 16 and after calling at Stromness left for Montevideo on Feb.18. Photo.
3743 £180
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1949 (Dec. 22) K.G.VI 1d. stationery envelope cancelled by SG8 c.d.s. and commercially used to Stanley, scarce usage. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3747 £210
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 (Jan.) commercial airmail envelope addressed by Annie Price to her mother in Surrey with large St. Andrews Bay Jan. 8 dated cachet at left and bearing Royal Wedding 13p. tied by SG17 c.d.s. Also some other items incl. 1982 explanatory letter from Cindy Buxton on ''Survival Anglia Limited'' letterhead and 1981 HMS ''Endurance'' cover signed by Buxton and Price. Cindy Buxton and Annie Price were filming a ''Survival Special'' for Anglia Television on South Georgia and had been living alone at their camp in St. Andrew's Bay for seven months when fighting broke out. Photo.
3748 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 Conflict, (Mar. 16) South Georgia Insects f.d.c. unaddressed. Signed on reverse by by R.K. Headland of the British Antarctic Survey dated Apr. 3 1982 after the event. Accompanied by a 1986 letter of confirmation from Headland at the Scott Polar Research Institute in which he records of the covers that ''I had by rather a fortunate series of chances, an Argentine guard smuggle them out from King Edward Point unknowingly and they were with my personal effects aboard ''Baha Paraso'' and in the prison camp at Puerto Belgrano.'' One of a very small number of signed covers (stated ''only about a dozen''). The property of another vendor. Photo.
3750 £450
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 (Mar. 27) commercial airmail envelope addressed by Cindy Buxton to Governor of the Falkland Islands, Rex Hunt, with framed ''POST OFFICE PAID'' handstamp, rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 24 dated cachet at left. Enclosed personal letter on 'Survival Anglia Limited' letterhead and explanatory printed insert from Deputy Postmaster R.K. Headland that the item had been carried in hand luggage whilst a prisoner of Argentina. A unique item of historical importance. Cindy Buxton and Annie Price were filming a ''Survival Special'' for Anglia Television on South Georgia and had been living alone at their camp in St. Andrew's Bay for seven months when fighting broke out. Photo.
3752 £550
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 Conflict, (Mar. 27) commercial airmail envelope sent by Annie Price to Port Stanley franked by Dependencies 5p. tied by rare SG21 c.d.s. (in use for one week only) with additional strike and large St. Andrews Bay Mar. 21 dated cachet at left. Cindy Buxton and Annie Price were filming a ''Survival Special'' for Anglia Television on South Georgia and had been living alone at their camp in St. Andrew's Bay for seven months when fighting broke out. Photo.
3753 £60
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1982 Conflict, (July 22) two different Forces airletters (addressed to Essex but philatelic) showing dated cachet of Commanding Officer, NP 2010, the Naval Party thought at this date to have been on diving support vessel MSV ''Stena Inspector'' at South Georgia on this date. Also envelope (Aug. 25) with same cachet and ship straight line, 1983 aerogramme with circular ship cachet and signed by Master and aerogramme written May 16 on the ''Sir Lancelot'' en route to the Falklands.
3754 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: 1997, 1998, four outgoing covers from Tim & Pauline Carr sent from King Edward Point to England, and six incoming to the couple (one from Tristan da Cunha, the others stampless, one with ms. insufficient postage marking, the others from Marine Officer South Georgia, Commanding Officer HMS ''Edinburgh'', Government House, Stanley and Government SGSSI with cachets. (10 items)
3755 £580
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: An extensive range of modern covers in a carton, mostly philatelic with a range of cachets, some signed, f.d.c's, bearing 1963 to 1 (2), 1971 surcharges (2), postal stationery, etc., mainly good to fine.
3756 £1050
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: A collection of covers etc. from 1929 to 1967, many philatelic incl. f.d.c's but some commercial incl. from F.I.D.S. members, with 1929, two registered to London bearing Falklands K.G.V 1/2d. to 21/2d. and 21/2d. pair respectively, 1929 stampless O.H.M.S. to Devon, 1937 Government envelope registered by William Rumbolds to Berkshire with Silver Jubilee 4d., others with Silver Jubilee set (7), 1938-50 values to 9d.(3), 1950 registered airmail to South Africa with 2s.6d., Overprints incl. five full sets, ''Shackleton'' and ''Eltanin'' visits, South Georgia 1963 values to 1, registered mail, airmails, O.H.M.S., etc. (approx. 120 items)
3757 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1946 (Feb. 2) 'J.E. Lea' cover to Manchester bearing 1938-50 2s.6d., 5s. indigo and yellow-brown, 10s. black and orange and 1 tied by three C2 c.d.s's. in violet, backstamped Port Stanley Feb. 21. B.P.A. certificate (1989) S.G. Z95-Z98. Photo.
3759 £270
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1950 (Dec. 31) envelope self-addressed at Base H by John Cheal bearing Map 1/2d. to 1s. (21/2d. and 3d. Thin Map) with Falklands 1938-50 1s.3d. to 1 cancelled by H1 c.d.s's, a most exceptional item. Photo.
3760 £720
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1950 (Dec. 31) envelope sent by John Cheal (sender's endorsement on flap) to Hampshire ''REGISTERED - AIR MAIL'' with ms. registration marking and bearing Thin Map 6d., Thick Map 9d., 1s. strip of three and single with Falklands 1938-50 2s.6d. pair lightly cancelled by H1 c.d.s's, the cover sealed by adhesive tape at one end. Photo.
3761 £230
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: 1952 (Dec. 6) envelope addressed to Stanley bearing Falklands 1952 1s.3d. to 1 tied by three fine H1 c.d.s's, scarce usage. S.G. Z99-Z103. Photo.
3762 £280
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Orkneys: A selection of covers etc. from 1946 to 1963, philatelic and commercial, incl. 1948 from R.M. Laws to Miss D.M.E. Wilson in Croydon bearing Silver Wedding 1s. cancelled first day H1 in violet, 1950 small registered cover to Surrey bearing Victory set (2) signed aboard ''John Biscoe'' by meteorologists A.W. Mansfield and R.A. Todd-White, 1953 Coronation f.d.c. to Governor Sir Miles Clifford signed by all five members of the party and two O.H.M.S. envelopes each showing H1 with date partly in manuscript, 1955 cover to Argentina bearing 4d. with Argentine charge marks, 1959 incoming cover to P. Richards, later with ''John Biscoe'' and ''Shackleton'' cachets etc. (38 items)
3763 £420
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1913, the ''(PORT F)OSTER'' handstamp, a fine strike with the normal weak ''S'' on 1912 1d. orange-red, a trifle oxidised and with rounded corner at lower left, cancelled on arrival at Stanley by ''MR 31/13'' c.d.s. Ex Blackler. Illustrated in ''The Postal Cancellations of the Falkland Islands'' by Robert Barnes (1982), p. 95. B.P.A. certificate (1979). S.G. Z107, cat. 1,800. Photo.
3765 £500
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1914 (Feb. 3) envelope from postmaster Arthur Bennett to fellow postmaster Montague Craigie Halkett in Port Stanley bearing 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d. tied by type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/3 FEB 1914/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in black with Feb. 12 arrival c.d.s. at lower left, some toning. Rare, this the earliest recorded date for the Deception Island Oval. Photo.
3766 £520
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1918 (Dec. 12) envelope addressed by Arthur Bennett to himself in Port Stanley bearing ''WAR STAMP'' 1/2d. and 1d. tied by fine type B1 ''DECEPTION ISLAND/12 DEC 1918/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' double oval datestamp in black with additional strike alongside and Dec. 17 arrival on reverse. Photo.
3772 £220
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1928 (Nov. 4) envelope registered to Edinburgh bearing 1/2d., 1d. (2) and 2d. tied by fine individual strikes of B2 c.d.s. with South Georgia SG4 registration label below. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3773 £120
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1929 (Mar. 5) envelope registered to Kent bearing 1/2d. (two shades), 1d. and 21/2d. on yellow tied by fine B2 c.d.s's with Stanley type 6B registration label below, backstamped Port Stanley Apr. 30 and Liverpool May 27 transit datestamps. Photo.
3774 £80
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1929 (Mar. 5) 'Townsend' envelope to New Jersey franked 1/2d. and 1d. pair tied by B2 c.d.s's, with Port Stanley Mar. 11 transit on reverse. Previously thought to have been addressed and initialled by Hubert Wilkins at the end of the first Wilkins-Hearst Expedition but now known to be addressed by Karl Lellman with source of initials unknown. Photo.
3775 £160
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1931 (Jan. 30) large piece from registered 'White-Cooper' parcel to Devon bearing Falklands 1929 'Whale & Penguin' 6d. and 5s. tied by fine B2 c.d.s's with Port Stanley type 5D registration label at left, despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse. S.G. Z153, Z156. Photo.
3776 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1931 (Jan. 30) 'White-Cooper' envelope but addressed to Cape Province, South Africa, marked ''URGENT'' (deleted as registered) franked Falklands 1929 'Whale & Penguin' 21/2d. tied by fine B2 c.d.s. with further strike below and South Georgia type SG2 Feb. 23 c.d.s. at left. Photo.
3778 £190
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1951 to 1961, seven covers sent by airmail to England, all apparently commercial and variously franked incl. 1951 (Apr. 8) from Admiralty Bay with Map 1s. and 3d. neatly cancelled G2, 1953 (Nov.) with enclosed letter from deputy postmaster I.W.N. Clarke at Deception Island franked Falklands 1952 1s.3d., 1953 (June 4) with enclosed card from deputy postmaster R.F. Worswick at Deception Island with Map 6d. pair and Coronation 1d. (6) cancelled B5 (latest date) 1961 (Jan. 17) with enclosed card from H.E. Chapman at Marguerite Bay franked Ships 2s. pair cancelled Admiralty Bay G3 (latest date). Photo.
3779 £600
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1952 (Dec. 1) envelope addressed to Stanley bearing Falklands 1952 1s.3d. to 1 tied by three fine B5 c.d.s's, scarce usage. S.G. Z163-Z167. Photo.
3780 £90
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: 1960 (Sept. 4) two airmail covers addressed to Edmund Clapp (one by Peter Bates endorsed ''Base B to Base T'') bearing Ships 1s. cancelled at Deception Island, Sept. 16 dated signature of pilot of DHC-2 Beaver aircraft lost through the ice whilst taxiing at Argentine Islands this day, also a further cover bearing 6d. and 9d. cancelled same day with further c.d.s. of Sept. 25 at left and with pilot's signature and endorsement recording carriage on Deception-Argentine Islands flight Sept. 1960 and Deception-Marguerite Bay flight Feb. 1961. (3 covers) Photo.
3781 £320
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Shetlands: An interesting selection of covers etc., mainly philatelic with some commercial and variously cancelled, incl. 1947/48 year date postmark error, with Falklands K.G.V 1d. stationery envelope (type II, E2b) addressed to William Barlas at South Shetlands but uncancelled, 1955 from Deception Island and 1956 from Admiralty Bay to Argentina with Map 4d. (the former marginal with plate no.) receiving Argentine charge marks, etc. (approx. 50 items)
3784 £290
Whaling Mail: 1911 (Sept. 1) coloured picture postcard of Funchal Harbour, Madeira, addressed to Drbak, Norway, with message headed ''Leith Harbour/30-8-/1911'' franked by Falklands 1904-12 1d. cancelled a little indistinctly by double strike of SG1 c.d.s., with Oct. 8 Drbak arrival and redirected locally. The card presumably purchased by whaler on outward voyage. Photo.
3785 £5500
Whaling Mail: 1912 (Jan. 2) The rare provisional handstamp ''Paid At/SOUTH GEORGIA'' with ms. ''1d'' and initiallled ''E.B.B.'' (Edward Beveridge Binnie) overstruck by SG1 c.d.s. on 'home-made' picture postcard of Grytviken showing the ''Tijuca'' at King Edward Point with two whale-catchers and meteorological hut, sent by Johanne Andersen to his family at Holmestrand, Norway, with message headed ''Grytviken 1/1/012'', some creases. Osborne R.1 (illustrated on p. 38 of F.I.P.S.G. Monograph 15). Ex Masterton and 'Stanley' collections. Photo.
3786 £150
Whaling Mail: 1912 (June 15) whaler's envelope sent by Nils Karlsen to Norway franked at Foreign rate by K.E.VII 21/2d. tied by SG1 c.d.s. with additional strike alongside, some staining and other imperfections but a very scarce early item. Photo.
3787 £2100
Whaling Mail: United States Whaling and Sealing Expedition 1912-13, long envelope endorsed ''R.C. Murphy/U.S. Brig 'Daisy'/South Georgia, So. Atlantic O.'' and registered from South Georgia to his mother on Long Island, New York franked by Falklands 1904-12 1/2d. and 1d. strip of four tied by three SG1 c.d.s's of ''MR 10/13'' with further strike below, SG1 registration label No. 49 at left and straight line ''REGISTERED'' in purple applied on arrival in U.S. Backstamped London Apr. 2 hooded circle transit in red, New York and Mount Sinai arrival marks of May 5. The cover stained and creased but very rare. Robert Cushman Murphy (1887-1973), a recent graduate of Brown University, had joined the expedition to collect samples and make ornithological observations for The American Museum of Natural History, where he later became the Lamont Curator of Birds. Author of over 600 scientific articles, in 1951 Murphy led the expedition that rediscovered the Bermuda Petrel, or 'cahow' a bird believed to have been extinct for 330 years. Photo.
3788 £450
Whaling Mail: 1913 (Oct. 6) picture postcard ''Fra South Georgia, Fast Fisk'' addressed to his parents in Tnsberg by E. Peters with greetings message bearing Falklands 1904-12 1d. tied by SG1 c.d.s. with ''DEUTSCHE /SDPOLAR EXPEDITION'' label (vertical wrinkle) alongside. Peters was a crew member of the yacht ''Undine'' owned by Carl Larsen and leased to the German South Polar Expedition between 1911 and 1913. Heyburn Q-10-q, published by S.M. Petterson, Norway. Photo.
3789 £280
Whaling Mail: ''DEUTSCHE/SDPOLAR EXPEDITION'' German Antarctic Expedition red vignette affixed to picture side of postcard depicting the ''Deutschland'' and the ''Undine'' anchored off the coast of South Georgia, the ''Undine'' loaned to the expedition by Carl Larsen, the card addressed to Tnsberg by E. Peters with message in Norwegian dated ''8/10/13'' indicating the vessel as the one on which the sender was serving, bearing Falklands 1904-12 1d. uncancelled. Wharton IC-1. Photo.
3790 £380
Whaling Mail: 1914 (Feb. 22) picture postcard ''Fra South Georgia'', men sitting on whale, addressed to his family in Tnsberg by Lauritz Bredesen with message headed ''Grytvik 21-2-1914'', bearing Falklands 1912-20 1/2d. pair tied by SG1 c.d.s's. Heyburn Q-8-q, published by S.M. Petterson, Norway. Photo.
3791 £320
Whaling Mail: 1914 (Apr. 27) picture postcard ''Fra Gryteviken, South Georgia, Slip'' addressed to his father in Tnsberg by Lauritz Bredesen with message headed ''Grytvik den 26-4-1914'', bearing Falklands 1912-20 1d. tied by SG1 c.d.s. Heyburn Q-5-q, published by S.M. Petterson, Norway. Photo.
3792 £320
Whaling Mail: 1914 (May 27) picture postcard ''Fra South Georgia, Steady'', addressed to his family in Tnsberg by Lauritz Bredesen with message headed ''Grytvik 25-5-1914'', bearing Falklands 1912-20 1/2d. (2) tied by doubly struck SG1 c.d.s., ink deletion at foot. Published by S.M. Petterson, Norway, unlisted by Heyburn. Photo.
3793 £480
Whaling Mail: 1915 (July 28) commercial cover correctly franked by K.E.VII 1/2d. with K.G.V 1d. pair cancelled SG2, addressed to well-known ship owner Waldemar Haraldsen in Tnsberg, Norway, with machine arrival on reverse, very scarce. Photo.
3794 £150
Whaling Mail: 1915 (Nov. 12) picture postcard of Viksfjord, addressed to Larvik, Norway, with greetings, franked 1d. tied by fine SG1 c.d.s. Photo.
3795 £190
Whaling Mail: 1916 (Apr. 24) picture postcard of the Bergen railway at Finse, addressed to Larvik, Norway, with message, franked 1d. tied by SG1 c.d.s. Photo.
3796 £1500
Whaling Mail: 1916 (May) censored cover sent to Fredrikstad, Norway, by H. Carlsen of the Salvesen whale-catcher ''Semla'' (sender's endorsement on flap) franked 1/2d. and 2d. lightly cancelled by SG2 c.d.s.and resealed at left by large ''OPENED BY/CENSOR/3598'' label, a late sending after the end of the whaling season. Photo.
3797 £210
Whaling Mail: 1923 envelope from Tristan da Cunha to Sussex, locally redirected and roughly opened, showing fine type II cachet with Crowborough June 19 c.d.s. alongside, carried by Norwegian whaler ''Herkules'' bound from South Georgia to Durban. Photo.
3798 £190
Whaling Mail: 1925 (Oct.) 'home-made' picture postcard showing flensing of whale addressed to Birmingham with message in English headed ''Stromnes/S' Georgia/18th Oct 25'' bearing 1/2d. strip of three cancelled light, slightly indistinct SG1 c.d.s's. Photo
3804 £320
Whaling Mail: 1927 (Dec. 30) picture postcard ''Tbg. Hvalfangeris Landstation,. Syd-Georgia'' to Tnsberg with New Year greeting message headed ''Husvik Harbour/30/12 27'', bearing Falklands 1d. tied by SG1 c.d.s., slight abrasions on picture side. Heyburn AL-1-al, published by A. Th. Larsen, Tnsberg, Norway. Photo.
3806 £200
Whaling Mail: 1928 (Dec. 14) 'home-made' picture postcard showing transport ship ''Busen'' in Husvik Harbour, addressed to Tnsberg with greetings message bearing Falklands 1/2d. and 1d. cancelled by SG2 c.d.s Photo.
3808 £200
Whaling Mail: 1929 (Jan. 27) Government envelope to England endorsed ''SS ''Southern Empress''/Lat 60 12'S LONG 23 17'W'' and bearing 1921-28 1d. and 6d. individually cancelled by fine South Shetlands B2 c.d.s Photo.
3809 £550
Whaling Mail: 1929 (Mar. 15) envelope to Tnsberg franked by Falklands 1/2d. and 2d. tied by fine South Shetlands B2 c.d.s. Photo.
3811 £110
Whaling Mail: 1931 (Dec. 31) envelope to Tnsberg franked at 1-2oz. rate by 'Whale & Penguin' 2d. marginal pair tied by SG2 c.d.s. shortly before the occurrence of the ''32'' year date issue, Feb. 6 machine arrival on reverse. Photo.
3815 £90
Whaling Mail: 1933 (Nov. 4) envelope to Tnsberg endorsed from ''A. Andersen, Bouvet I, New Sevilla/Syd Georgia'' franked by Falklands Centenary 1d., 11/2d. (damaged corner) , tied by South Georgia SG2 c.d.s, a little creased and one corner waterstained. Both the factory ship ''New Sevilla'' and its catcher ''Bouvet I'' had been purchased by Salvesen's from A/S Sevilla in 1932 and operated from Leith Harbour during the 1933-34 season. Photo.
3817 £240
Whaling Mail: 1935 (Nov. 29) envelope to Tnsberg sent by Henrik Nyerd, with sender's endorsement citing Rio de Janeiro return address on flap, unusually bearing Centenary 1/2d. and 3d. with Silver Jubilee 4d., cancelled SG1 datestamps, Tnsberg Jan. 3 machine arrival on reverse, horizontal fold and other imperfections. Photo.
3818 £80
Whaling Mail: 1936 (Feb. 24) envelope with endorsement on flap from H. Hagerup-Henriksen on the ''Svana'' (catching in 1935/36 for the factory ship ''Salvestria'') to Tnsberg, Norway, bearing Silver Jubilee 1d. (3) cancelled SG4, with Sandefjord and Tnsberg machine markings on reverse, stained corner. Photo.
3819 £170
Whaling Mail: 1936 (Oct. 2) cover to Rio de Janeiro sent by Pedro Ryucam of the Compaa Argentina de Pesca at Grytviken, franked by Silver Jubilee 21/2d. tied by SG2 c.d.s. and additional smudge, machine arrival on reverse, vertical fold. Photo.
3820 £200
Whaling Mail: A correspondence from sailor Tony Marshall of the ''William Scoreseby'' during its 1936-37 sixth commission for whale marking, six letters (four on ship letterhead) to his mother in London, sent in ''Discovery'' envelopes (condition rather varied, two with flap missing sent between Oct. 7 1936 when at St. Katherine's Dock, Tower Hill and May 14 1937 on return, also two 1935 'Cuttress' covers showing ship's cachet.
3821 £200
Whaling Mail: 1937 (Nov. 27) Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. printed envelope to Shetland, sent by J. Harrison with Coronation 1d., perf. imperfection but a scarce franking. Photo.
3823 £170
Whaling Mail: 1938 envelope from Tristan da Cunha to Cambridgeshire with type VII cachet and G.B. 1/2d. and 1d. postage dues, with encled letter from Mrs. Susan Glass dated Mar. 20, telling of the farewell dance for the Norwegian Scientific Expedition team, etc., carried on the Norwegian factory ship ''Thorshammer''. Photo.
3824 £120
Whaling Mail: 1938 (Nov. 22) picture postcard showing flensing with message in Cape Town, bearing Hindenburg 15pf. cancelled by Deutsche Schiffspost Eismeer c.d.s. of the W.F.M. ''Wikinger''. Photo
3825 £110
Whaling Mail: 1938 (Nov. 22) German picture postcard with message recording arrival in Cape Town, bearing Hindenburg 15pf. cancelled by Deutsche Schiffspost Eismeer c.d.s. of the W.F.M. ''Unitas''. Also a photograph of the vessel. Photo
3826 £420
Whaling Mail: 1938 (Nov. 25) Walfangmutterschiff ''Sdmeer'' ship's envelope addressed to Tnsberg bearing Falklands 1938 1/2d. (2) and 4d. cancelled by good to fine individual strikes of the ''Sdmeer'' Deutsche Schiffspost c.d.s. Photo.
3827 £170
Whaling Mail: 1939 (Jan. 26) envelope to Oslo bearing Hindenburg 3pf., 8pf. and 15pf. cancelled by three strikes of Deutsche Schiffspost Eismeer c.d.s. of the W.F.M. ''Sdmeer'' and with Mar. 8 machine arrival on reverse. Also a photograph of the vessel. Photo.
3829 £120
Whaling Mail: 1939 (Feb. 11) envelope to Germany bearing Zeppelin Birth Centenary Air 50pf. cancelled by Deutsche Schiffspost Eismeer c.d.s. of the W.F.M. ''Walter Rau'' with additional strike at left. Also a photograph of the vessel. Photo.
3831 £200
Whaling Mail: 1941(ca.) censored cover to the Norwegian Seamen's Church in New York from Carl Alex Below of the Compaa Argentina de Pesca catcher ''Morsa'' with endorsement on flap, with straight line ''Passed Censor'' (type a2 upright ''P'') in violet, the adhesive removed possibly in search for hidden message, resealed by Examiner 6438 clear tape. Ex Parry. Photo.
3832 £180
Whaling Mail: 1945 (May 7) censored cover (foreshortened at left) to private address in Buenos Aires from Juan Udovichenko of the Compaa Argentina de Pesca at Grytviken, franked by South Georgia Overprint 3d. tied by SG5 c.d.s. in violet and resealed by ''Opened by Censor'' (84mm) type a label on reverse, creased and soiled but scarce. Further information on this correspondence may be found in the article ''South Georgia to Buenos Aires'' by J.N.T. Howat, published in the Upland Goose Vol. VIII, No. 2, Dec. 1985. This item predates the first item recorded in the Howat listing. Photo.
3834 £400
Whaling Mail: 1946 (Jan. 25) envelope to Shetland, sent by J. Harrison of the factory ship ''Southern Venturer'' with sender's endorsement on flap, franked by South Georgia 1944 overprint 1/2d. marginal pair tied by SG6 in violet, a scarce item from the first season after World War II. Photo.
3835 £150
Whaling Mail: 1946 (Feb. 11) envelope to Tnsberg, Norway, sent by Sigbjorn Endresen bearing South Georgia 1944 overprint 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 3d. tied by two strikes of SG6 in violet, with Apr. 4 machine arrival on reverse, a scarce item from the first season after World War II. Enclosed letter headed from the ''Sydhaven'' (South Sea) with translation. Photo.
3836 £200
Whaling Mail: 1947 to 1952, five whalers' covers to Norwegian addresses all franked by Dependencies Map 3d. (one sent Mar. 15 1948 early use of Thin Map 3d.), two with Tnsbergs Hvalfangerei imprint on flap, two with sender's endorsement, one marked ''Per Transport s/s ''ORWELL''.
3837 £140
Whaling Mail: 1947 (Jan. 6) cover (slightly foreshortened at left) to Poste Restante in Buenos Aires from Juan Udovichenko of the Compaa Argentina de Pesca, franked by Dependencies 1d. strip of three tied by SG5 c.d.s's in violet and with Argentine 10c. affixed for charge to the recipient for use of the poste restante facility, handstamped ''I'' in circle, framed ''T2''. and with May 3 machine arrival on reverse. Further information on this correspondence may be found in the article ''South Georgia to Buenos Aires'' by J.N.T. Howat, published in the Upland Goose Vol. VIII, No. 2, Dec. 1985, this being item no. 2 in the accompanying listing. Photo.
3838 £130
Whaling Mail: 1947 (Jan. 6) whaler's cover to Tnsberg, Norway, franked by 1938-50 1d. black and violet (3), cancelled SG6 in violet, scarce item from the second season after World War II. Photo.
3840 £450
Whaling Mail: 1948 to 1950, four covers sent by Th. Thorgersen at Leith Harbour to Eugen Hansen in Tnsberg, the first with typed endorsement and bearing Map 2d. pair, the second (handwritten endorsement) with Map 1s. and Falklands 1s.3d but ''AIR MAIL'' deleted, the third with Dependencies Silver Wedding 1s. and the last a ''Tnsbergs Hvalfangerei'' envelope endorsed ''By Air Mail'' with Dependencies U.P.U. 3d. pair and single and Falklands 1s. 3d. (corner marginal with sheet no. ''0311''). Photo.
3841 £110
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Whaling Mail, 1948 (Dec. 21) envelope from ivind Eskedal (personal stationery with printed imprint on flap) to Mine, Norway, bearing Thin Map 3d. pair cancelled by SG7 c.d.s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3843 £170
Falkland Islands Dependencies: South Georgia: Whaling Mail, 1950 (Mar. 1) and (Apr. 16) two envelopes to Bergen with printed imprint on flap of ivind Eskedal, the first endorsed ''Air Mail'' bearing Dependencies 1949 U.P.U. 6d. pairs (2) with Map 1d. and 21/2d., the second registered with SG7 registration label, Map 3d. and 1s. pairs. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3845 £200
Whaling Mail: 1952 (Feb. 11) airmail envelope (slightly foreshortened at left) registered to private address in Buenos Aires from Juan Udovichenko of the Compaa Argentina de Pesca with sender's endorsement on flap, franked by Dependencies Thin Map 1s., U.P.U. 3d. pair and single with SG7 registration label and backstamped by framed ''CARGO/A COBRAR''. Further information on this correspondence may be found in the article ''South Georgia to Buenos Aires'' by J.N.T. Howat, published in the Upland Goose Vol. VIII, No. 2, Dec. 1985, this cover being sent fourteen months later than the final item in the accompanying listing. Photo.
3847 £130
Whaling Mail: 1956 to 1960, selection of eight covers bearing Dependencies Ships issues (one with T.A.E. overprints), one to England with ''Southern Venturer'' cachet, another to Vienna at printed matter rate from Husvik Harbour, the others to Norwegian addresses with sender's endorsements, etc.
3850 £190
Whaling Mail: A selection on leaves and loose with picture postcards (11) incl. AK-4-ak (trimmed), AS-1-as (without reverse side), U-12-u, U-17-u listed by Heyburn and unlisted photographic with scenes incl. Grytviken station, burial at Grytrviken churchyard, ''Tijuca'', etc. also 1940s photographs and later reproductions. (33 items) Photo.
3851 £450
Whaling Mail: A selection from 1935 incl. covers addressed to and from whalers, company and personal stationery incl. 1935 Silver Jubilee set and 1938-50 1/2d. to to 1s. on Compaa Argentina de Pesca envelopes, ships' and other cachets incl. ''Southern Harvester'', ''Tota'', Albion Star, Leith Harbour, 1964 Japanese Expedition, etc. (44 items)
3853 | £140
Literature: ''Pesca, A History of the Pioneer Modern Whaling Company in the Antarctic'' by Ian Hart (2001), as new.
3857 £200
Antarctica: Early Exploration: First Sighting of the Antarctic Mainland 1820, 1850(ca.) stampless envelope addressed to Nathaniel Palmer, at his business address in New York, endorsed for possible redirection to Palmer's home, ''Please forward to Stonington Ct. if not there'', sent from Stockbridge, Mass. with red ''JAN/17'' despatch c.d.s. at left, slightly stained. Nathaniel Palmer, American sailing captain and explorer and his crew on the sealer ''Hero'', had been on Nov. 17 1820 the first Americans to sight the Antarctic Peninsula, larger ships skippered by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Edward Bransfield having also reported sighting of land earlier in the year. Photo.
3858 £1050
Antarctica: Early Exploration: United States Exploring Expedition 1838-42, Entire addressed by Edward T. Dunn addressed to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Saul Lockwood in Hallsburg, NY, with red New York ''APR/5'' c.d.s. at left, containing fascinating three page message headed ''US Ship Macedonian/April 2nd 1838'' in which Dunn reports the latest news, of ''our great & successful expedition . . Wilkes to command the squadron''. Also a personal bookplate and autograph of expedition leader Charles Wilkes on piece.
3859 £700
Antarctica: Early Exploration: United States Exploring Expedition 1838-42, 1837 entire endorsed ''on public service'' addressed by Edward T. Dunn, purser, to the U.S. Navy Agent at Boston, Mass., sent from Norfolk, Va., with red ''AUG/16'' c.d.s at left, with filing endorsement ''Enclosing list of allotments/for the Exploring Expedition''. Also three engraved bookplates (250 x 165mm) depicting the ''Vincennes'' in Disappointment Bay, the ''Peacock'' among icebergs and a view of the Antarctic Continent. Photo.
3860 £100
Antarctica: Early Exploration: Ross-Crozier Antarctic Expedition 1839-43, 1843 (Apr. 15) lengthy cross-written entire (dated Apr. 12) to her brother in Bedford, England, from Mrs. Mary Maclear in Cape Town, wife of H.M. Astronomer at the Cape, Thomas Maclear, with crowned G.P.O. Cape of Good Hope oval and Bedford July 4 arrival, backstamped framed ''SHIP LETTER/PORTSMOUTH'', with postscript: ''I had a visit from Captain Ross and Crozier from the Antarctic today. They were looking very well''. Rare early reference. Photo.
3861 £2100
Antarctica: Early Exploration: HMS ''Comus'' Visit to Crozet and Kerguelen Islands 1880, Fascinating thirteen page letter on ship's letterhead, written by Sub Lieut. William O. Story to his brother, dated Apr. 16 1880 (''Somewhere at sea'') and Apr. 25 (''Singapore'') Also most impressive map (420 x 447mm) of the voyage to Hong Kong via Crozet and Kerguelen Islands hand-drawn in ink on waterproof parchment. Also some research correspondence and reproduction photographs. The corvette HMS ''Comus'' had first visited the Crozet Islands in 1879 in search for the lost ''Knowsley Hall'', an iron sailing vessel which had not been heard from since her departure from Liverpool in May of that year. In 1880 ''Comus'' returned to the Crozets in order to renew the search and to deposit a cache of provisions at Possession Island for the use of shipwrecked mariners. Photo.
3862 £90
Antarctica: Early Exploration: American Antarctic Expedition, letter dated May 21 1894 on expedition stationery signed by Frederick A. Cook, written to Albert Operti thanking him for his assistance in the recruitment of artists, some tearing along folds. A scarce item from this aborted expedition. Also a further letter to Operti signed by Cook, sent from Brooklyn Oct. 31 1899. Cook joined the 1897-99 Belgian Expedition and controversially later claimed to have reached the North Pole with two Inuit companions in April 1908 ahead of Robert Peary. Photo.
3863 £230
Antarctica: Early Exploration: 1899 Seventh International Geographical Congress in Berlin, privately produced 5pf. stationery picture postcard locally addressed cancelled by fine strike of special Congress c.d.s. of Sept. 28 1899. After the landmark resolution at the previous Congress that the exploration of Antarctica was ''the greatest piece of geographical exploration still to be undertaken'', the Seventh Congress, whilst encouraging international co-operation, decided upon a strict demarcation of areas of activity on the continent that encouraged a spirit of competition between countries in the following years. Photo.
3866 £230
Antarctica: German Deep Sea Expedition 1898-99: Official expedition ship's envelope unaddressed but endorsed on flap ''Rudolf Schmitt Conservator/d. Deutsche Tiefsee Expedition'', also a contemporary photograph of the party (slight faults) endorsed taken at Hamburg ''30 VII 1898'' and a 1955 letter signed by oceanographer Gerhard Schott. Photo.
3867 £80
Antarctica: German Deep Sea Expedition 1898-99: German South West Africa 10pf. stationery card addressed to zoologist Dr. C. Apstein ''S.S. Valdivia/Deutsche Tiefsee Expedition'', sent from Swakopmund Mar. 13 1899, a rare incoming item. Photo
3868 £580
Antarctica: German Deep Sea Expedition 1898-99: Picture postcard of Bagamoyo, German East Africa, with violet two line expedition cachet ''Dampschiff VALDIVIA/Deutsche Tiefsee-Expedition.'', sent to Frankfurt on the return voyage by expedition artist and photographer F. Winter from Zanzibar franked 1a. cancelled by Mar. 27 1899 squared circle, minor corner crease. Photo.
3870 £150
Antarctica: Swedish Expedition 1901-04: Official expedition postcard showing the ''Antarctic'' with message dated ''16/10/1901'' advising imminent departure from Gothenburg, initialled by expedition botanist (and later leader of the 1907-09 Swedish Magellanian Expedition) without postal markings, some corner creasing. Also 1955 postcard of the ''Antarctic'' from Chile to U.A.A. with corner marginal F.I.D. 1954 10s. signed by Skottsberg. Photo.
3872 £3000
Antarctica: Swedish Expedition 1901-04: Swedish Relief Mission, Glamour picture postcard showing fine strike of the rare blue straight line ''ANTARKTISKA UNDSTTNINGSEXPEDITIONEN'' cachet and signed by captain of the ''Frithjof'' Olof Gyldn (signature dated Nov. 20 1903, day of arrival at Ushuaia), Axel Blom, J.Menader, S.R. Bergendahl, Dr. J. Torgersruud and A. Klinckowstrom, locally addressed in Buenos Aires franked 3c. cancelled July 13 1903 and resent from Ushuaia Dec. 3 with despatch and Buenos Aires Dec. 13 arrival datestamps. Photo.
3874 £150
Antarctica: Swedish Expedition 1901-04: Picture postcard of Monte Sarmiento, Tierra del Fuego, signed on picture side by Jos M. Sobral (Argentine member of Nordenskjld's expedition) ''7-12-1903'', locally used same day in Buenos Aires franked 3c. affixed overlapping, some minor toning. Photo.
3875 £150
Antarctica: Swedish Expedition 1901-04: La Nacin postcards, nos. 32 signed by Carl Larsen and Jose Sobral, 33 signed by Sobral, 50 and 51, all used, some minor soiling etc. Wharton XLN-32, XLN-33, XLN-50, XLN-51. Photo.
3876 £520
Antarctica: Swedish Expedition 1901-04: Selection incl. unused expedition lettersheet and envelope, watercolour sketch of iceberg near the Snow Hill winter station by expedition botanist Carl Skottsberg (Feb. 21, 1902), postcard of the ''Antartic'' (Wharton CI-7) signed by Skottsberg, and three aerogrammes, seven letters and a Christmas card signed by Skottsberg from a correspondence with Mark Smith between 1954 and 1957. Photo.
3877 £200
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: ''NATIONAL ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION'' label with ''DISCOVERY'' added in inscription by manuscript, part Lyttelton squared circles at foot, slight soiling but an iconic item. Photo.
3878 £2100
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Rare photographic picture postcard of the ''Discovery'' rocking on her anchors ''on Feby 16th 04 after two charges of gun cotton had been fired'', the message on picture side headed ''Morning 1/04'' and sent by Lt. William Colbeck from Port Stanley to his fiance in Manchester franked by Falkland 1904-12 1d. tied by both July 19 1904 F.4B c.d.s. and Manchester Aug. 2 arrival. Lieutenant William Colbeck was captain of the ''Morning'' and had previously served in the British Antarctic Expedition of 18981900, having been invited by the Norwegian Carsten Borchgrevink, and taking charge of the expedition's magnetic observation work. Photo.
3879 £450
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Long envelope addressed by expedition leader Robert Falcon Scott to his patron Sir Clements Markham in London and previously containing a report of the expedition's progress, endorsed ''via San Francisco and bearing New Zealand 1d. Universal strip of three tied by Christchurch Apr. 5 1904 triple circle c.d.s's with May 9 arrival on reverse. Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Royal Geographical Society, was the principal organiser of the National Antarctic Expedition of 190104 and launched Scott's Polar career.
3881 £400
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Christchurch ''Canterbury Times'' postcards, Wharton types DE-2, DE-3, DE-6, DE-11 to DE-18 (DE-15 age staining), DE-21 and DE-24 mainly good to fine unused, DE-1, DE-9, DE-10, DE-12 and DE-23 used. (18 cards)
3882 £230
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Wrench's 'Links of Empire' postcards, Series 3, three cards depicting Route and deck of the ''Discovery'', Explorers and sledge and Polar bear (in error) with British flag, each with ''Discovery'' handstamp and sent 1901 (Oct. 7), (Dec. 24), and 1904 (Apr. 25) respectively to different subscribers. Wharton DA-2 to DA-4. Photo.
3883 £850
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Two page autograph letter (one leaf removed) written and signed on his own letterhead by Robert Falcon Scott to his lecture agent, Gerald Christy, refusing extra work. Later annotation below signature but a very rare signed letter from this period. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3884 £550
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Christchurch Weekly Press double sided picture postcard (The Discovery's Captain/The Discovery in Lyttelton Graving Dock) addressed to Lincoln and written by Leonard Burgess, seaman aboard the relief ship ''Morning'' endorsed ''H.M.S. Morning Antarctic/Relief Ship Lat 65 51'-0'' S/Lon 179 25'0'' W/Dec. 26 03 Ross Sea'' on the day that the ship entered the pack ice, franked by New Zealand 1d. Universal cancelled by Lyttelton Apr. 4 1904 squared circle with same day Christchurch transit at left. Wharton DC-1, Illustrated on p. 62 of ''Postcards of Antarctic Expedition, A Catalogue: 1858-1958'' by Margery Wharton. Photo.
3885 £380
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Canterbury Times postcard (Gun Cotton Explosion) addressed to Lincoln and initialled by steward Arthur Blissett with message on picture side, ''Flag staff on Hut Point. Hut is obscured by explosion . . . Ice 13ft. thick at this point.'', franked 1d. Universal cancelled Lyttelton Apr. 19 1904 squared circle. Wharton DE-7. Photo.
3886 £2000
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: First Relief Expedition, Discovery expedition envelope addressed to Dundee by Lt. Reginald Skelton (later Vice Admiral Sir Reginald Skelton, Engineer-in-Chief of the Fleet at the Admiralty from 1928 to 1932), chief engineer and photographer, bearing New Zealand 1d. Universal pair and single cancelled by Lyttelton Mar. 25 1903 squared circles with expedition label at lower left with ''DISCOVERY'' added below in manuscript, transit and May 4 arrival marks on reverse. Photo.
3887 £2000
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: First Relief Expedition, S.Y. ''Morning'' envelope addressed to Major Alexander, A.D.C. of the Governor General by Lt. E.R.G. Evans, navigating officer and second in command of the ''Morning'', bearing New Zealand 1d. Universal and expedition label both cancelled by Lyttelton Mar. 28 1903 squared circles, with same date Christchurch transit and Timaru Mar. 30 arrival on reverse, the label and adhesive with some minor foxing. Ex Styles. Photo.
3889 £350
Antarctica: British National Expedition 1901-04: Picture postcard of Government House in Hobart from the Storry correspondence to Christchurch, New Zealand, sent by Leonard Burgess, seaman aboard the relief ship ''Morning'' with message on picture side headed ''H.M.S. Morning/Hobart/Tasmania/Dec. 2nd 03'', sent from Hobart franked Tasmania 1d. Pictorial. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3890 £580
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Envelope (a little soiled and roughly opened) and interesting personal letter on ''Scotia'' letterhead dated ''28th Oct/02'', sent by taxidermist Alastair Ross in Troon to his sister Margaret in Edinburgh next day, shortly before the departure of the expedition on Nov. 2, also picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' in Troon Harbour (Wharton EI-4) sent locally to Molly Ross in Edinburgh on Dec. 8. Photo.
3891 £780
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Envelope (slight staining) sent Nov. 21 1902 on outward voyage by Alastair Ross, taxidermist, to his sister Margaret in Edinburgh from Funchal bearing 15c. strips of three (2), pair (one defective) and single, some on reverse, with fine Southampton Packet Letter Nov. 29 transit and same day arrival backstamps. Also fascinating enclosed letter on expedition letterhead endorsed ''Outward Bound/Nov. 18 1902/at noon/Lat. 36, 59' N/Long. 14, 45' W'' reporting his diary entries from Nov. 9 to 14, etc. Photo.
3892 £780
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Expedition envelope addressed by Gilbert Kerr, laboratory assistant and bagpipe player, to London with requested redirection to Rotherham, endorsed ''South Orkneys/28 VIII 03'' and sent from Port Stanley franked Falklands 1d. cancelled Dec. 7 1903 overstruck by Hornsey ''JA 5/04'' squared circles with same day arrival backstamp, slight soiling. Photo.
3893 £1600
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Local letter handwritten and signed by expedition leader William Speirs Bruce on three sheets of toilet paper (unused), headed ''Bay N/Camp'' and addressed to ''Al. Ross Esq./S.Y. Scotia'' (taxidermist Alastair Ross), carried by zoologist David Wilton with manuscript receiving note ''21/11/03''. Message relates to the collecting of samples and accompanied ''8 Nellies Eggs unblown'' as well as ''a skin of white nellie. I ripped the body out as well as I could with rough tools, a little blood has got on around the cut which I hope you can get off''. A unique 'internal' expedition message providing physical evidence of the movements of the expedition party during their exploration of the northern coast of Laurie Island. The Giant Petrel, 'nellie' or 'stinkbird', was noted by James Weddell in 1823 as ''having an unpleasing appearance, and being extremely voracious. Their fondness for blubber often induces them to eat so much that they are unable to fly.'' Photo.
3894 £3000
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Expedition envelope addressed by Alastair Ross, taxidermist, sent 1903 (Dec. 7) from Port Stanley to his sister Margaret in Edinburgh with enclosed greetings message on expedition letterhead headed ''26/11/03/Laurie Island/S. Orkneys'', franked by Falklands 1d. and with ''JA 5/04'' arrival backstamp, redirected locally. Also unused picture postcard (Wharton EA-9) showing the six members of the expedition, including Ross, who remained on Laurie Island when the ''Scotia'' left on Nov. 27 1903 to return to Argentina, via the Falkland Islands, for refitting. Photo.
3895 £580
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Incoming Monaco 10c. stationery card addressed to ''Monsieur R.N. Rudmose-Brown/Ship ''Scotia''/Scottish National Antarctic Expedition/Falkland Islands'' sent Feb. 17 1903 by his brother Thomas, with indistinct arrival datestamp, slight creasing. A rare incoming item, the card received by the ''Scotia''on its return to Port Stanley on Dec. 2 1903. Also a reproduction photograph of the ''Scotia'' at Port Stanley sent as greeting card by expedition member Dr. J.H. Harvey-Pirie in 1955. Photo.
3896 £450
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: 1904 (Feb.) picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' overwintering in Scotia Bay (Wharton ED-1) addressed by naturalist D.W. Wilton to the sister of Alastair Ross in Edinburgh (locally redirected) with his signature (slightly smudged) on picture side, sent from Port Stanley franked by Falklands 1d. The ''Scotia'' stayed at the Falklands between Jan. 21 and Feb. 9 1904 during its return journey to the South Orkneys. Photo.
3897 £2300
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Picture postcard of the ''Scotia'' overwintering in Scotia Bay, published by Dr. Mareno, Museo de la Plata, addressed to the wife of Robert Rudmose-Brown in Aberdeen by her husband, endorsed ''Per S.S. Scotia/to Cape Town'' bearing Argentine 5c. cancelled by light strike of large Argentine datestamp (Andrews A 1) ''ORCADAS DEL SUR/20 FEB 1904/DISTRITO 24 (GALLEGOS)'', with unframed oval Expedition datestamp and ""OFICINA METEOROLOGICA/(arms)/ARGENTINA"" cachet alongside, all in violet. The picture side showing twelve signatures of Bruce, his expedition members and Argentine relief personnel. Very few covers or cards, around 20 according to Harvey-Pirie who accompanied the expedition, were cancelled and sent only to be unaccepted by the South African post office. Wharton ED-1. Photo.
3898 £3800
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Expedition envelope addressed by Robert R.N. Rudmose-Brown, botanist, to his father in Aberdeen bearing Argentine 5c. cancelled by large Argentine datestamp (Andrews A 1) ''ORCADAS DEL SUR/20 FEB 1904/DISTRITO 24 (GALLEGOS)'' in violet, unaccepted by South African post office with Cape 1d. added at left cancelled Alfred Dockyard, Capetown ''MY 11/04'', and May 29 arrival backstamp. Rare, very few covers or cards, around 20 according to Harvey-Pirie who accompanied the expedition, were cancelled and sent. Photo.
3899 £150
Antarctica: Scottish National Expedition 1902-04: Selection incl. 'shopping list' of items written by taxidermist Alastair Ross on expedition letterhead (one corner torn away), possibly written either on outward voyage or before being left on Laurie Island as 'wants list' includes ''Falkland Island stamps'' - later deleted, Wharton postcard type EC-1862, EJC-1863, EJ-1, XLN-49 (creased), various background study notes, etc.
3900 £500
Antarctica: Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04: William Ritchie & Sons, the full set of twelve picture postcards, four used and another with note on reverse, the others unused. Wharton EA-1 to EA-12. Photo.
3901 £750
Antarctica: Argentine Expeditions, 1903 and later: Postcard (''POESIA DELLA NOTTE'') with straight line ''CANONERA URUGUAY'' endorsed ''Recuerdo del viaje a las/Orcadas Australes/1904 Diciembre a/1905 Febrero'' and signatures of Ismael Galndez, Hugo Acuna, Jorge Yalour and five other members of the ''Uruguay'' relief mission to the the Swedish Expedition on picture side, addressed to Buenos Aires but apparently sent under cover, surface defect at upper right. Photo.
3902 £2400
Antarctica: Argentine Expedition 1904: Real photographic postcard of the ''Uruguay'' signed on picture side by six members of the expedition, Caillet Bois, Yalour, Maveroff, Pereyra, Galindez and Igurret, used 1904 (Dec. 22) from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires franked 5c., rare and most attractive. Photo.
3903 £1300
Antarctica: Argentine Expeditions, 1904 and later: 1905, picture postcard bearing Argentine 1c. cancelled by good strike of large ''ORCADAS DEL SUD/1-ENE 1905/DISTRITO 24 (GALLEGOS)'' c.d.s. addressed to Buenos Aires and signed by second engineer of the ''Uruguay'' Gabriel Mascardi with endorsement ''Recuerdo de la espedicion efectua/do en la Corbeta Uruguay al 10 de/Diciembre a las Islas Orcadas del/Sud y al Estrecho Bergisa/Enero 1 de 1905'' on picture side, creased (part torn) at top but rare. Photo.
3904 £130
Antarctica: Argentine Expeditions, 1903 and later: Selection of picture postcards, comprising Wharton types CD-4 with 1910 Fernet Branca overprint, CD-1-a, CD-2-a, CD-5-a and CD-6a unused, CD-3-a used (stained), CF-1 used, CI-8 signed by Irizar, used (address erased), XLN-30 unused and XLN-32 signed by Sobral, fair to fine. (10) Photo.
3905 £880
Antarctica: Argentine Expeditions, 1903 and later: 1908 ''Uruguay'' supply mission, Picture postcard of the ironclad ''Independencia'' signed by captain Jorge Yalour and eight other officers of the crew of the ''Uruguay'' at the time of its fourth Antarctic voyage, apparently sold bearing uncancelled Argentine 1c. and subsequently used, probably by a British sailor, from Birkenhead to Somerset. The Argentine adhesive subsequently overstamped by large ''Tierras Australes/ORCADAS/10 Feb.08/Argentinas'' handstamps in blue-black and double circles in black, all of uncertain status, possibly of propaganda intent. Also ''Boletn del Centro Naval Buenos Aires'' Apr.-Jun 1965 containing a reprinted account of the 1908 visit from Feb. 8 to 13 by engineer Silvano Andrew, and related correspondence. Photo
3906 £200
Antarctica: Argentine Expeditions, 1903 and later: 1935, Rare ''MINISTERIO DE AGRICULTURA/(arms)/OBSERVATORIO/ISLAS ORCADAS/DIRECCIN DE METEOROLOGA'' oval cachet, superb strike in violet centrally struck on Argentine 15c. block of four on picture postcard of Humahuaca addressed to Buenos Aires, endorsed ''Islas Orcadas'' with initialled New Year greetings, drawing pinhole at left clear of block. Photo.
3907 £260
Antarctica: French Expedition 1903-05: Raphael Tuck & Sons of Paris expedition subscribers picture postcard depicting the Prfet's speech at the launch of the ''Franais'', signed by expedition leader Dr. Charcot, franked Argentine 3c. and sent 1904 (Jan. 3) from Ushuaia to Paris, locally redirected. Also La Nacin card of Charcot in his cabin used 1905 from Buenos Aires to Montevideo (stamp removed) and Louis Levy card of ''Le Francais'' at Le Havre used 1905 to Cancale. Wharton FB-5, XLN-37, FD-146. Photo.
3908 £980
Antarctica: French Antarctic Expedition 1903-05: Theo Fumire picture postcard of the ''Franais'' in dry dock signed by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Charcot and his five officers, bearing Argentine 5c. cancelled Ushuaia Jan. 13 1904, all on picture side, this due to the practice in certain countries of sending cards in special envelopes with positioned hole to reveal stamp and postmark. Wharton FG-4, illustrated on p. 121 of ''Postcards of Antarctic Expeditions: A Catalogue: 1898-1958''. Photo.
3910 £210
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Canterbury Times postcard from Scott's 1901-04 Expedition (Sledge Parties Preparing to Start) addressed to expedition representative Joseph Kinsey bearing Christchurch Exhibition 1d. lightly cancelled by Jan. 1 1908 c.d.s. (earliest known use) and additionally tied by fine Feb. 27 1908 strike. Rare, only five postcards of this date recorded, all to Kinsey. Wharton DE-8. Photo.
3912 £700
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Improvised entire from Ernest Joyce, general storeman responsible for dogs, sledges, etc., addressed to a young lady, apparently of some romantic interest, in London, franked by King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by Feb. 3 1908 expedition c.d.s. with additional 1d. similarly cancelled inside, Lyttelton and Christchurch Mar. 7 transit markings, somewhat soiled and fragile with hinge reinforcement. Interesting autograph message headed ''King Edward VII Land'', ''We have had a pretty rough time up to now. We are now passing along the Great Ice Barrier looking for a place to put up our hut, hope to find it tomorrow''. Illustrated opp p.9 in ''King Edward VII Land'' by Alexander Sfi (1912). Also unused picture postcard depicting Joyce (Wharton GA-3). Photo.
3913 £320
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 3) most attractive hand illustrated postcard addressed to the sister of geologist Raymond Priestley in Tewkesbury with message from ''The Icy Regions'', franked by King Edward VII Land 1d. tied by expedition c.d.s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3914 £120
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 3) O.P.S.O. envelope addressed to the Old Age Pensions department in Wellington, bearing King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by expedition c.d.s., transit and arrival backstamps, creases and other imperfections but unusual usage. Photo.
3915 £120
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 3) expedition stationery long envelope addressed to Cheltenham, franked by King Edward VII Land with expedition c.d.s., two vertical cover folds but an attractive clean item. Photo.
3916 £170
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Expedition envelope addressed by Bertram Armytage of the shore party, to Melbourne, Victoria, franked by King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by Feb. 3 1908 expedition c.d.s. Photo.
3919 £320
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 4) picture postcard of Auckland harbour addressed to Christchurch with message from electrician and member of the motor party, Bernard Day headed ''Cape Royds'' sent from Lyttelton Mar. 7 franked 1/2d. Pictorial. ''These are our new quarters at the foot of Erebus, we could not get into King Edward's land so had to return here.'' The property of another vendor. Photo.
3920 £780
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 4) Autograph letter from T. W. E. 'Edgeworth' David, geologist and director of scientific staff, the letter dated Feb. 20, ''We are at present drifting in a heavy blizzard'', but enclosed in expedition envelope, roughly opened, to Christchurch bearing King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by Feb. 3 c.d.s., backstamped Lyttelton Mar. 7 transit. During this expedition David was to lead the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reach the South Magnetic Pole. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3921 £320
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: 1908 (Feb. 4) real photographic postcard of Waimangu Geyser addressed to Paisley, Scotland, with message from electrician and member of the motor party, Bernard Day headed ''Cape Royds'' apparently promising an expedition stamp as ''everybody is craving for one in New Zealand'' yet franked by unoverprinted 1d. Universal from Lyttelton Mar. 7. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3923 £450
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Autograph letter on SY ''Nimrod'' expedition letterhead from T. W. E. 'Edgeworth' David, geologist and director of scientific staff, to Edgar Waite, curator of Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, introducing Dr. William A.R. Michell, a fellow member of the shore party, ''Dr Michell has made himself beloved by all on board the Nimrod'', the letter dated Feb. 22 but enclosed in expedition envelope bearing King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by Feb. 3 c.d.s. During this expedition David was to lead the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reach the South Magnetic Pole. Photo.
3925 £120
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Cover addressed to the wife of the captain of the ''Nimrod'' Rupert England c/o Mrs Tapley, Governor's Bay, sent Apr. 9 1908 from Christchurch franked 1d. Universal (tone spot) whilst ''Nimrod'' was in Lyttelton. Lieutenant Rupert G. England, RNVR, was said to have resigned his post for health reasons but had been in continual disagreement with Shackleton who found his captain frustratingly overcautious. Also a picture postcard of the ''Nimrod'' (Wharton GI-7) Photo.
3927 £350
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Expedition envelope addressed by expedition leader Ernest Shackleton to Auckland, franked by King Edward VII Land 1d. cancelled by Mar. 4 1909 expedition c.d.s., vertical creasing. Also Shackleton's signature on piece and scarce photographic vignette postcard of the return of the expedition (Wharton GG-2) unused. Photo.
3928 £240
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Selection incl. King Edward 1d. cancelled ''JA 15/08'', unused expedition hydrographic label on parchment, postcards with Wharton types GA-3, 4, 7, 9 and 10 showing Plasmon biscuits advertisement on reverse, GB-2-a (used Jan. 5 1908), GF-6 (slightly trimmed), GI-7, GI-1a, Hassan cigarette card of Shackleton, ''King Edward VII Land'' by Sefi (reprint), study notes, etc.
3929 £190
Antarctica: British Expedition 1907-09: Picture postcards (Unknown publisher), Sets 1 and 2, mainly fine unused, GA-11 with slight tonespotting on reverse but with additional example showing Plasmon biscuits advertisement. Wharton GA-1 to GA-12. (13)
3931 £3500
Antarctica: French Expedition 1908-10: 1908 Rare expedition label in blue inscribed ""POLE SUD - EXPEDITION CHARCOT/POURQUOI PAS"" affixed to picture postcard from Charcot's earlier 1903-05 expedition with two punched holes at left (as noted on a similar card addressed to the Beaulieu family), addressed to Punta Arenas with Christmas greeting from the South Shetlands inscribed ""Ile Dception/24 Dc 1908"" by Ernest Gourdon, geologist and glaciologist on both Charcot expeditions. The card carried to Punta Arenas on the whaling factory ship ''Gobernador Bories'' where apparently accepted as postage and tied by Punta Arenas Mar. 24 1909 double ring c.d.s. A fine item of the greatest rarity. Wharton FA-6. Photo.
3932 £2500
Antarctica: French Expedition 1908-10: Picture postcard of Tierra del Fuego sent from Punta Arenas to Vierzon, France, bearing Chile 1c. and 5c. on Feb. 15 1910 by sailor Benot Boland, ''Bien arrivs ici apres 13 mois de sejour dans l'Antarctique'' (Safely arrived here after a 13 month stay in the Antarctic). Photo.
3933 £680
Antarctica: French Expedition 1908-10: ''POURQUOI PAS'' ship's envelope addressed to Paris by Dr. Jacques Liouville, zoologist and also the nephew of expedition leader Charcot, sent from Montevideo on Apr. 2 1910 during the return voyage after the successful overwintering in the Antarctic, bearing Uruguay 8c. on 10c. and with Apr. 21 arrival on reverse, soiled and with other cover faults but rare. Also unused picture postcard of the ''Pourquoi Pas'' at Le Havre (Wharton HI-2). Photo.
3934 £210
Antarctica: French Expedition 1908-10: Selection of picture postcards comprising Wharton types HA-4796 and HA-4814 unused, HB-1 (message on reverse), HC-6 (with Feb. 1925 message and Marine Nationale Service la Mer cachet on reverse), HI-1 used, HI-4 unused, also from Charcot's 1903-05 expedition cards FD-147 and XLN-42 unused, fair to fine. (8)
3935 £230
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: 1911 (May 31) Verlag Atelier L. & A. Schaulof Hamburg card depicting the ''Deutschland'', sent by Prof. Willi Ule from Ponta Delgada franked Azores 10r., 20r., with lengthy personal message. Wharton IA-1-a. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3936 £600
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: Fototipia-Jacobo Peuser of Buenos Aires card depicting the ''Deutschland'', sent from South Georgia to Austria by expedition leader Wilhelm Filchner with greetings message dated ''10 XII 11'', bearing Falkland Islands 1d. tied by SG1 c.d.s. and with expedition label at left tied by pale ''Polarschiff Deutschland/Sd-Georgien/Grytviken/10. Dezember 1911'' cachet in violet, the card signed on picture side by Filchner, Erich Barkow, Wilhelm Brennecke, Wilhelm Goeldel, Fritz Heim, Ludwig Kohl and Felix Knig. Wharton IB-1. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3938 £1350
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: Fototipia-Jacobo Peuser of Buenos Aires picture postcard depicting the ''Deutschland'', sent from South Georgia by expedition leader Dr. Wilhelm Filchner to fellow explorer Fridtjof Nansen in Christiania, Norway, and redirected from Lysaker to Berlin. The card conveying greetings from the expedition and signed by Filchner, Vahsel (captain of the ''Deutschland'') and expedition members Von Goeldel, Kohl, Koenig, Heim, Barkow, Przybyllok and Bronnecke. The card bears Falklands 1904-12 1d. tied by light SG1 and Lysaker Jan. 24 1912 c.d.s. with ''DEUTSCHE/SDPOLAR EXPEDITION'' red expedition vignette at left tied by violet four line ''Polarschiff Deutschland/Sd-Georgien/Grytviken/30 November/1911'' dated cachet. A remarkable item. Wharton IB-1. Photo.
3940 £2000
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: Fototipia-Jacobo Peuser of Buenos Aires card depicting the ''Deutschland'', sent from South Georgia to Germany by expedition leader Wilhelm Filchner with greetings message dated ''10 XII 11'', bearing Falkland Islands 1d. tied by fine SG1 c.d.s. and with expedition label at left tied by ''Polarschiff Deutschland/Sd-Georgien/Grytviken/10. Dezember 1911'' cachet in violet, the card signed by Filchner and additionally showing the signatures of Wilhelm Brennecke, Fritz Heim, Alfred Kling, Felix Knig, Erich Przybyllok, Richard Vahsel and one other on picture side. Wharton IB-1. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3941 £1700
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: Expedition envelope registered from South Georgia to Sir Ernest Shackleton, bearing Falklands 1904-12 21/2d. (2) cancelled by doubled SG1 ''DE 16/11'' c.d.s. with additional strike in centre, ''DEUTSCHE/SDPOLAR EXPEDITION'' red vignette cancelled by very pale strike of violet Polarschiff Deutschland handstamp and SG1 registration label (repaired, with ''R'' now missing at left), London registered oval of Jan. 21 1912 on reverse, soiled and with pressed creasing nevertheless a dramatic and highly desirable item. Photo.
3944 £2000
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: 1913 South Orkneys Resupply Mission, Fototipia-Jacobo Peuser of Buenos Aires card depicting the ''Deutschland'' with diagonal ''Deutsche antarktische Expedition.'' handstamp, with greetings message and signature of Alfred Kling headed ''South Orkney, 16/2. 13'', addressed to Buenos Aires, sent from South Georgia bearing Falklands 1904-12 1/2d. tied by fine SG1 Mar. 16 1913 c.d.s. with additional strike alongside and ''DEUTSCHE /SDPOLAR EXPEDITION'' label at left tied by rare ''OFICINA METEOROLOGICA/(arms)/ARGENTINA'' cachet with two line ''Tierras Argentinas Australes/Estacin ORCADAS'' below, both in blue. Wharton IB-1-a. Photo.
3945 £120
Antarctica: German Expedition 1910-12: Fundraising 3M. lottery ticket 23/24 Apr. 1912, also two examples of the expedition vignette, one marginal with full gum, the other without gum, and expedition blue intaglio paper seal. (4 items) The property of another vendor.
3946 £2800
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition 1910-12: ''Fram-Expeditionen'' printed envelope and rare autograph letter written on June 7 1910 at Horten, Norway by expedition leader Roald Amundsen to his brother Leon at Kristiania, sent the following day franked by 10. Posthorn and with June 9 machine arrival on reverse, some creasing and small tears but rare. The letter written on board the ''Fram'' in Bundefjorden inlet just prior to the ship's departure, Amundsen's brother being one of the privileged few who were aware that the true destination was not the Arctic but an attempt on the South Pole. Photo.
3947 £1350
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition 1910-12: 'Homemade' photographic postcard of the ''Fram'' at sea endorsed in French taken en route to Buenos Aires on ts return from the South Pole, signed by Thorvald Nilsen dated ''25/5/12'', the day of the ship's arrival in Buenos Aires and sent bearing Argentine 1c. to local address with unclear 1912 c.d.s. Photo.
3948 £110
Antarctica: Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910-12: Coloured postcard with painting of ''Fram'' in Arctic, published by Eneret Mittel & Co., Kristiania, with Amundsen printed signature and dated ''PORTOBELLO, PANAMA 11-30-1913'' in manuscript, also carried on 1918-22 Arctic Drift Expedition with two different ''POLHAVET'' datestamps, sent to U.S.A. with Apr. 30 1926 New York due markings, unusual. Photo.
3949 £200
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1907 envelope addressed to his mother in Scotland by Lt. Henry Robertson 'Birdie' Bowers, sent from Mandalay ''31 MA 07'' franked 1a. and redirected to Switzerland with added G.B. 11/2d. (surface scrape) cancelled at Rothesay ''AP 22/07'' with Apr. 24 arrival backstamp. Also photocopy of transcript (by his sister May) of original enclosed letter written whilst on duty on board the R.I.M.S. vessel ''Sladen''. The only member of the Scott expedition without polar experience, Bowers had enlisted in the Royal Indian Marine Service in 1905, and later perished with Scott in their tent on their return from the South Pole. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3951 £210
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1909 Royal Indian Marine Service envelope addressed to his mother in Scotland by Lt. Henry Robertson 'Birdie' Bowers, sent Mar. 4 1909 franked 1a. (slight perf. toning) with Rothesay Mar. 20 arrival backstamp. Also photocopy of transcript (by his sister May) of original enclosed letter written whilst on duty on board the R.I.M.S. vessel ''Dufferin''. The only member of the Scott expedition without polar experience, Bowers had enlisted in the Royal Indian Marine Service in 1905, and later perished with Scott in their tent on their return from the South Pole. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3952 £450
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Three autograph letters written and signed by Lieutenant Wilfred Bruce, navigating officer on the ''Terra Nova'' and the brother-in-law of expedition leader, Captain Robert Scott, the first a two page letter headed ''P&O S.S. Oriental/Shanghai/via Siberia/15.3.10'', the second a five page letter headed ''Terra Nova/Mangnui N I/Aug. 21st 1911'', and the last a single page from ''Terra Nova/Lyttelton/17th Nov 1912'' enclosed in envelope addressed to Buriton Rectory, Stratford on Avon (redirected to Stourbridge), sent from Christchurch Nov. 19 1912. The ''Terrra Nova'' left Lyttelton on Dec. 4 to evacuate the South Pole party and Base members. Photo.
3953 £420
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Royal Geographical Society printed menu for farewell luncheon held in honour of Captain Scott and his expedition at the Holborn Restaurant, May 31 1910 with separate instructions for attendance (slight creases). The property of another vendor. Photo.
3955 £3200
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Capt. Lawrence Oates, two page autograph letter headed ''S.Y. Terra Nova/Cardiff'' sent to his mother in Colwyn Bay with complaints of an excess of visitors and invitations, ''We are in a frightful state of ordered confusion'', and accompanying cover franked 1d. tied by June 10 1910 Cardiff machine cancellation with next day arrival backstamp. An important item sent shortly before the final departure of the expedition. Ex Flaat. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3956 £110
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1910 (Aug.) Cape of Good Hope 1/2d.+1/2d. reply card (separated) locally addressed Aug. 2 by the Secretary of the Royal Society of South Africa with invitation to a fundraising banquet in honour of ''Captain Scott and the Officers and Scientific Staff accompanying him on his Antarctic Expedition'', the reply half redirected to third party, both halves with diagonal corner bend. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3957 £230
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Expedition envelope locally addressed and hand delivered to the HM Dockyard at Simonstown, enclosing autograph letter dated ''1/9/10'' regarding supplies, sent by chief engineer Edgar Riley, ''We sail at daylight on Friday (tomorrow).'' The property of another vendor. Photo.
3958 £270
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Expedition envelope enclosing interesting seven page (one sheet missing) autograph letter from able seaman on the ''Terra Nova'' James Paton telling of the journey from Simonstown, selection of the shore parties, etc., sent to London Oct. 17 1910 franked Victoria 1d. (2) cancelled by Port Melbourne duplex, the cover a little soiled and stained. Ex 'Discovery' collection. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3959 £1600
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Rotary Photographic postcard of Scott and the ''Terra Nova'' sent by Kathleen Scott, wife of Captain Scott, to her sister in Stratford-on-Avon from Sydney during her return voyage from New Zealand after her husband's departure to the Antarctic, bearing unaccepted New Zealand 1/2d. with circular ''T/10/CENTIMES'' mark alongside and ''1D/I.B. below, received Jan. 7 1911 with arrival c.d.s., horizontal crease but an important item. ''I've seen him off & now I'm on my way home . . . Wolf (Wilfred Bruce, her brother and an officer on the ''Terra Nova'') went off with him all in great form . . . Wolf will be heard of again in April, Con (Scott, her husband) not till April 1912 or perhaps 1913''. Also an unused example of the card. Wharton KB-7199B
3960 £230
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Autograph letter headed ''Ross Sea/1st January/1911'' on expedition stationery written by Edward Atkinson, enclosed in expedition envelope to London franked by Victoria Land 1d. cancelled by fine strike of Jan. 19 1911 expedition datestamp, both rather aged and a little faded. Dr. Edward L. Atkinson, surgeon and parasitologist, was in command of the expedition's base at Cape Evans for much of 1912 and who led the party which found the tent containing the bodies of Scott, Bowers and Wilson, Photo.
3961 £550
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Autograph four page letter on ''Terra Nova'' expedition stationery headed ''Ross Sea/Antarctic/2/1/11'' written by meteorologist George Simpson, ''Tomorrow we expect to be in sight of winter quarters ... Weare all full of hope and are looking forward to the new life which will commence as soon as we land.'' Enclosed in expedition envelope addressed to Derbyshire franked Victoria Land 1d. cancelled by Jan. 19 1911 c.d.s. whilst two days sailing from Cape Crozier, together with printed slip, annotated by Simpson on reverse, warning the recipient not to divulge any information received nor publish any photographs. Photo.
3964 £260
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Expedition envelope bearing Victoria Land 1d. cancelled Jan. 19 1911 expedition c.d.s. with autograph two page letter on expedition stationery headed ''Ross Sea/Antarctic/3/1/11'' written by meteorologist George Simpson to the daughter of physicist Arthur Schuster at Bedale School, enclosing a mint marginal example of our ''special stamp'' and, advising intention to place the envelope in another for sending ''as the stamp will be worth having they may be stolen in the post.'' The property of another vendor. Photo.
3965 £550
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1911 (Jan. 23), the rare cancellation date, this believed to be the only recorded example, on small expedition envelope addressed by member of the motor party Bernard Day to the sister of fellow expedition member Raymond Priestley in Tewkesbury, franked by Victoria Land 1d. showing raised ''D'' variety, tied by expedition c.d.s., slight soiling. Ex Styles. Photo.
3966 £420
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Victoria Land 1/2d. unused (regummed), 1d. unmounted mint block of twelve (R. 6/4-8/7]) incl. variety no stop after ''LAND'', one (not the variety) with tear, 1d. unmounted mint vertical pair with missing perforation pin (one with comma in place of stop), and marginal block of four (toned), one with broken ''V''. Photo.
3967 £190
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Victoria Land 1d., six examples affixed to large piece of ''Terra Nova'' expedition letterhead, five cancelled by Feb. 9 1911 expedition c.d.s., the other uncancelled, endorsed and initialled at foot by by assistant postmaster Francis Drake, creases clear of adhesives and a little faint staining. Photo.
3969 £400
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Small expedition envelope addressed by expedition leader, Captain Robert Falcon Scott to Sir Clements Markham in London, franked by Victoria Land 1d. tied by fine Feb. 9 1911 expedition c.d.s. Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Royal Geographical Society, was the principal organiser of the National Antarctic Expedition of 190104 and launched Scott's polar career. He had strongly supported the 1910 Expedition, assisting with fundraising and serving on the organising committee. Photo.
3970 £230
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Rotary Photographic postcard of Scott and the ''Terra Nova'' sent with greetings message headed ''Cape Evans/McMurdo Sd./Victoria Land/9.2.11 Antarctic'', written and signed by assistant postmaster Francis Drake, sent to expedition representative Joseph Kinsey in Christchurch bearing Victoria Land 1d. tied by neat Feb. 9 1911 c.d.s. Wharton KB-7199B. Photo.
3971 £220
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: New Zealand Post & Telegraph Dept. O.H.M.S. envelope, with mourning band for death of King Edward VII, endorsed ''Personal'' and addressed to Donald Robertson, Secretary of the Post & Telegraph Department in Wellington who had been involved in the authorisation of the Victoria Land overprints, addressed by assistant postmaster Francis Drake, franked Victoria Land cancelled by fine Feb. 9 1911 expedition c.d.s. with Lyttelton Apr. 1 transit on reverse, vertical creases barely detract. Photo.
3972 £210
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Large expedition envelope endorsed on reverse ''From S.Y. Terra Nova, McMurdoe Strait/Ross Sea/Lat. 77 49' S/Long. 176 0'E'' addressed to zoologist John Stanley Gardiner at Caius College, Cambridge, franked by Victoria Land 1d. cancelled by expedition Feb. 9 1911 c.d.s. Photo.
3973 £420
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Real photographic picture postcard of the ''Terra Nova'' at Lyttelton (Wharton type KE-5) sent to his cousin in London by Petty Officer Arthur Bailey, with interesting message, ''we have had a lively time so far as no doubt you have seen by the papers'', franked Victoria Land 1d. tied by expedition Feb. 9 1911 c.d.s., slight soiling. Also another real photographic card of the ''Terra Nova'' and contemporary photograph. Photo.
3974 £140
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Large expedition envelope addressed to Elsmie Ward, daughter of a prominent Wellington businessman, addressed by assistant postmaster Francis Drake, franked Victoria Land neatly cancelled by Feb. 9 1911 expedition c.d.s. with Lyttelton Mar. 31 transit on reverse. One of a group of 58 covers sent to important people in New Zealand. Photo.
3977 £120
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1911 (Feb. 9) mailing, Huddart Parker & Co. shipping company envelope to Christchurch franked by Victoria Land 1d. tied by expedition c.d.s. with Lyttelton Mar. 31 transit on reverse, creases clear of adhesive. Photo.
3978 £230
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Large ''Terra Nova'' expedition envelope addressed and endorsed from T. Griffith Taylor, geologist, to Prof. T.W.E. David (Edgeworth David, had been a member of Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition during which he had led the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reached the South Magnetic Pole) sent from Lyttelton Apr. 1 1911 franked 1d. Dominion.
3979 £140
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Expedition envelope addressed to his father in Stratford-on-Avon by Lieutenant Wilfred Bruce, navigating officer on the ''Terra Nova'' and the brother-in-law of expedition leader, Captain Robert Scott, sent Aug. 22 1911 from Mangonui franked by 1d. Dominion, a little roughly opened with flap detached. Photo.
3980 £150
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Expedition envelope addressed to Joseph Kinsey, official representative in Christchurch, New Zealand, bearing Victoria Land 1d. (2) cancelled by expedition c.d.s. of ''9 FE/11'' and ''3 MR/12'' respectively, scarce combination. Photo.
3981 £1900
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: ''Last News/Back again in the Hutt/The pole is a certainty/Last news 160 miles from the Pole/The skiis a great success'' a dramatic short message written and signed on expedition stationery by Tryggve Gran, Norwegian ski-expert, contained in large expedition envelope addressed to Dorothy Marshall in Wellington, some tonespotting and tears at top, franked by 1d. Dominion cancelled by Lyttelton Apr. 3 1912 squared circle. Also a photograph of Gran with Evans. Whilst Scott and the rest of the Southern party were on their journey to the Pole, Tryggve Gran accompanied the geological expedition led by T. Griffith Taylor to the Western mountains. In November 1912 Gran was part of the search party that found the tent containing the bodies of the Polar party and returned to the base at Cape Evans wearing Scott's skis, so that they at least might complete the journey. Photo.
3986 £1200
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: 1913 (Jan. 18) registered expedition cover endorsed sent by Lieutenant Wilfred Bruce, navigating officer on the ''Terra Nova'' and the brother-in-law of expedition leader, Captain Robert Scott, from the fourth and final mailing from the Cape Evans base, this the only mailing to include registered items, addressed to Canterbury, New Zealand, bearing Victoria Land 1d. (3) cancelled by expedition c.d.s's with No. 37 registration label similarly cancelled, backstamped Lyttelton, Christchurch and Ashburton Feb. 12 transit and arrival markings. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3987 £650
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Large expedition envelope addressed to London by assistant postmaster Francis Drake, bearing Victoria Land 1/2d. and 1d. tied by fine Jan. 18 1913 expedition c.d.s. struck on the evacuation day of the Cape Evans base with original enclosure showing Feb. 9 1911 c.d.s. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3988 £190
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Canterbury Times postcard from Scott's 1901-04 Expedition (Weddell Seal Rookery) addressed to expedition representative Joseph Kinsey bearing Victoria Land 1/2d. (defective at top) and 1d. individually cancelled by expedition c.d.s. of ''9 FE/11'', 3 MR/12'' and ''FE 4/13' (1/2d.) respectively. Rare, this last date when the ''Terra Nova'' was on its return journey to New Zealand is only known on 'Kinsey' items. Wharton DE-12. Photo.
3989 £95
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Late use of expedition envelope sent from Lyttelton Feb. 12 1913 to Armidale, N.S.W., bearing 1d. Dominion pair. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3990 £120
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Three items presented as mementoes by Petty Officer John Hugh Mather of the ''Terra Nova'' to Lt. Cmdr. H.E. Sanders comprising unused expedition envelope, small format, signed by Mather dated Feb. 13 1913, and two Victoria Land 1d. stamps, one c.t.o., the other on fragment commercially used but stained due to encounter with a snowdrift.
3991 £110
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Large expedition envelope addressed by Norwegian ski expert Tryggve Gran to his mother in Norway (locally redirected), showing Lyttelton registration label but with stamps torn away by the recipient. Obverse and reverse separated, the latter showing red octagonal Christchurch Feb. 14 1913 and Wellington Feb. 16 transit marks, Christiania Mar. 29 arrival. Also explanatory letter signed by Gran in 1966. Photo.
3994 £110
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Victoria Land 1d. (with comma in place of stop) tied by fine ''JA 18/13'' Expedition c.d.s. (fixed at the time of arrival of the ''Terra Nova'' at Cape Evans), to official Expedition certificate sold for the benefit of a publishing fund. Photo.
3997 £150
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Scarce real photographic picture postcard of dogs on board the ''Terra Nova'' at Cardiff, unused. Wharton KF-9. The property of another vendor. Photo.
3998 £280
Antarctica: British Expedition 1910-13: Fine Art Society picture postcards, Series 1 and 2, two sets of seven cards, mainly fine unused. Wharton KA-1 to KA-14. Photo.
4001 £1750
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Envelope with enclosed letter addressed to Prof. T.W.E. David (Edgeworth David, had been a member of Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition during which he had led the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reached the South Magnetic Pole) at Sydney University by Charles Laseron, taxidermist and biological collector, the autograph letter ''Adelie Land/Antarctica/11th Jan 1911 (in error for 1912)'' thanking the professor for his assistance in ''getting me on the expedition'', the cover with cachet ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED IN/ANTARCTICA/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'', carried on the ''Aurora'' to Hobart from where mailed on Mar. 12 1912 with Tasmania 1d. Pictorial. Photo.
4002 £1450
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Picture postcard of the SY ''Aurora'' sent by Xavier Mertz wth greetings ''From Maqueriiland'' to Hobart, carried on the ''Taroa'', which had accompanied the expedition as far as Macquarie Island, franked by Tasmania 1d. Pictorial cancelled by Hobart Dec. 21 1911 c.d.s. with ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED AT/MACQUARIE ISLAND/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' cachet below. Ex Styles. Dr. Xavier Mertz, Swiss law graduate and ski-running champion, shared responsibility for the Greenland dogs with Bellgrave Ninnis. One of the three man 'Far Eastern' sledging party toward Victoria Land, led by Mawson, Mertz died on Jan. 8 1913, reportedly of a combination of of malnutrition and the ill effects of eating the livers of the Husky dogs. Wharton MA-1, illustrated on p. 248 of ''Postcards of Antarctic Expeditions, A Catalogue: 1898-1958''. Photo.
4003 £1600
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Picture postcard of the SY ''Aurora'' sent by Bellgrave Ninnis wth short message headed ''Antarctic Jan 7th 1912'' to London, carried on the ''Aurora'', franked by Tasmania 1d. Pictorial cancelled by Hobart Mar. 12 1912 c.d.s. with ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED IN/ANTARCTICA/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' cachet below. Lt. Bellgrave E.S. Ninnis of the Royal Fusiliers, was in charge of the Greenland dogs. One of the three man 'Far Eastern' sledging party toward Victoria Land, led by Mawson, Ninnis died on Dec. 4 1912, when he fell into a crevasse. Wharton MA-1. Photo.
4004 £1550
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Envelope with enclosed two page letter on SY ''Aurora'' expedition letterhead dated ''July 14th 12'', sent from Lyttelton to Prof. T.W.E. David (Edgeworth David, had been a member of Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition during which he had led the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reached the South Magnetic Pole)at Sydney University, by John King Davis, captain of the ''Aurora'' and second-in-command of expedition. The cover franked by 1d. Dominion cancelled ''18 JL 12'' and letter endorsed ''I am sending per favour of/Capt Wyllie S.S. Ulimoroa (H.P. & Co.)/a small parcel addressed to you/containing some specimens''. Mention is made of the large collection of birds made by Edgar Waite, curator of Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, another voyager on the ''Aurora''and Davis reports poor weather conditions and state of the vessel, resulting in failure to conduct all the intended deep sea soundings and dredgings. ''We found the Macquarie Island party all well and spent 14 days there as we found it absolutely impossible to keep station after we left the vicinity of the Royal Company Islands where we spent four days and saw nothing of them.'' Photo.
4005 £300
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Macquarie Island station, front (only) of long envelope addressed by biologist Harold Hamilton to his father, director of the Dominion Museum in Wellington, New Zealand, endorsed at lower left ''Ships letter/''Rachel Cohen''/Macquarie Is.'' for carriage on the sealing schooner, bearing Tasmania 3d. Pictorial cancelled Oct. 28 1912. Photo.
4007 £2000
Antarctica: Australasian Expedition 1911-14: Autograph short letter to New Zealand schoolboy written on exhibition letterhead by expedition leader Douglas Mawson during the return voyage on the ''Aurora'' on ''15th Feb. 1914'', the envelope with damage at top, bearing Australia 1d. Kangaroo (scarce franking for expedition mail) cancelled by Adelaide Feb. 26 1914 c.d.s. with ''LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/(penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E.'' cachet below. Photo.
4010 £6200
Antarctica: British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16: 1914 (Dec. 5) envelope addressed by Thomas Orde-Lees, ski expert and storekeeper, to Geoffrey Howard, secretary of the Alpine Club in London, sent from South Georgia franked by Falklands 1d. cancelled by slightly indistinct SG2 c.d.s., with interesting enclosed four page letter on SY ''Endurance'' expedition letterhead dated ''4.12.14'', in which he applies for membership to the Club as ''If there are any mountains in our area of the Antarctic I shall climb them.'' whilst explaining that he had been unable to climb Mount Paget on the island but had been forbidden by Shackleton. ''This is the last letter I shall write for about 18 months as we are off for the polar ice tomorrow. You will note that Sir E's letter is in my handwriting. He is an ideal & most lovable leader & will make good.'' Captain Thomas Hans Orde-Lees of the Royal Marines was in charge of the motor-sledges that would have helped carry Shackleton's team across the continent. The ''Endurance'' departed South Georgia on Dec. 5 en route to the Weddell Sea and its final demise. Photo.
4011 £190
Antarctica: British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16: Figurehead of London, set of five picture postcards with covering envelope ''THE HUSKIES'' produced for the British Polar Exhibition 1930, mainly fine unused. Wharton NA-1 to NA-5. Photo.
4012 £320
Antarctica: British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16: A selection incl. postcard of the ''Instituto de Pesca'' (Heyburn AE-10-ae) later signatures of many members of Shackleton's expedition incl. a single photograph of the Endurance signed on reverse by Wordie, Macklin, McIlroy, Kerr, Greenstreet, Green, Hussey, How, James and Hurley, research notes, etc.
4013 £1850
Antarctica: American 'Carnegie' Expedition 1915: Ship's envelope addressed to his wife in Washington D.C. by J.P. Ault, commander of the ''Carnegie'' with endorsement ''J.P. Ault/Yacht Carnegie/South Georgia Island/A'', posted 1916 (Jan. 13) during visit to the island (Jan. 12-15) franked by Falklands 1/2d. and 2d. tied by South Georgia SG2 c.d.s. Also contemporary newspaper cutting describing the island. Photo.
4016 | £50
Antarctica: Catling Expedition 1915: 1/2d. and 1d. Auckland Islands General Grant Expedition labels in unmounted mint horizontal pairs, slight gum disturbances otherwise fine. The property of another vendor.
4017 £6000
Antarctica: British Graham Land Expedition 1920-22: Real photographic postcard showing expedition members Maxime Lester and Thomas Bagshawe with magistrate A.G. Bennet and captains Hansen and Anderson in front of the shack in which they overwintered at Waterboat Point, the card produced and sent by Bennett to Fulham franked by Falklands 1d. tied by fine strike of ''DECEPTION ISLAND/3 JAN 1922/SOUTH SHETLANDS'' oval in violet. Very rare. Photo.
4018 £1100
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. ''St. Margaret of Scotland'' ship letterhead dated ''October 16th 1921'' bearing the signatures of Ernest Shackleton, leader of the expedition, together with those of Worsley, Carr, McIlroy, Wild, Wilkins and G.S. Lysaght who accompanied the party as helmsman until St. Vincent. Photo.
4019 £2500
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Autograph letter on Quest R.Y.S. letterhead written and signed by expedition leader Sir Ernest Shackleton, with original cover (roughly opened, flap missing) endorsed ''Quest'' addressed to George Tripcorny in London bearing Great Britain 2d. with violet oval R.M.S.P. ''Andes'' ''POSTED ON HIGH SEAS'' datestamp of ''- 2 DEC 1921'' alongside, overstruck by London F.S. machine paquebot of Dec. 17. Letter dated ''19th Nov. 1921/off the Coast of Brazil'', Shackleton advising Tripcorny that he will deliver the latter's letter to islander Harry Swain on Tristan da Cunha as ''I expect to see all the islanders when we arrive at Tristan''. One of two 'last known' letters and cover sent whilst Shackleton was 'off Brazil' as Shackleton suffered a heart attack within sight of South Georgia and died on Jan. 5 1922. Also additional items incl. original copies of the letters (dated Sept. 13) sent from Tripcorny to Shackleton and Swain, four letters (one transcript only) dated between 1919 and 1927, and two 1920 stampless covers (condition rather poor) with Tristan type II cachet, sent from Swain to Tripcony. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4020 £580
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Great Britain 1912-24 1d, marginal pair with ''R 21'' control with framed ''ENDERBY/LAND'' cachet and expedition c.d.s's of Jan. 14 1922, both unusually in violet, distributed as souvenirs to the crew of the expedition ship ''Quest'', scarce. Photo.
4021 £1150
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: 1922 (Jan. 15) envelope addressed by chief electrician J.W. Dell from South Georgia to Monmouthshire, damaged at top and with some creasing and soiling but showing fine strike of rare framed ''QUEST/R.Y.S. cachet in violet at lower left, bearing Falklands 2d. cancelled by SG1 c.d.s. two days before the departure of the ''Quest'' on a revised itinerary after Shackleton's unexpected death on Jan. 5. Photo.
4022 £1200
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Envelope, a little roughly opened, addressed by Commander D.G. Jeffrey, navigator and expedition postmaster, to his wife in London, sent from South Georgia Apr. 15 1922 bearing Falklands ''WAR STAMP'' 1d. pair tied by SG2 c.d.s. during the return visit of the ''Quest'' to the island after surveying the South Sandwich and Elephant Islands. Photo.
4023 £700
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Islander's stampless envelope addressed from Tristan da Cunha to Perthshire with Tristan type II cachet overstruck by framed ''PAQUEBOT'' mark with expedition c.d.s. of May 25 1922 (date of departure of the ''Quest'') below overstruck by octagonal ''T/20c.'' mark, and with 3d. due marking and Great Britain 2d. postage due affixed at left cancelled at by Bridge of Earn c.d.s. and again by Gourdon, Aberdeenshire c.d.s. after redirection. Very few such covers known. Photo.
4024 £2400
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Envelope addressed by J.W.S. Marr, boy scout member of the expedition, to New York bearing Great Britain 1d. (2) tied by two fine strikes of expedition c.d.s. of May 25 1922 (date of departure of the ''Quest'') with boxed ''TRISTAN/DA CUNHA'' cachet alongside. Photo.
4025 £580
Antarctica: Shackleton-Rowett Expedition 1921-22: Autograph letter on ''QUEST. R.Y.S.'' letterhead (small piece of upper left corner torn away) written by surgeon Dr. James McIlroy, headed ''off St. Helena/July 21st 22'', enclosing one used example of King Edward VII Land 1d. from Shackleton's earlier expedition as ''Wild decided not to use his authority as Postmaster, and at the subsequent places we visited no letters were sent away with distinctive stamps on them.'' Also Great Britain 1912-21 1d. on piece tied by framed ''GOUGH/ ISLAND'' expedition cachet and light expedition c.d.s. of May 25 1922. Photo.
4026 £190
Antarctica: German South Atlantic Expedition 1925-27: Argentine 5c. lettercard sent from Buenos Aires May 29 1925 by Oberleutnant zur See Ahlmann with sender's endorsement on reverse from the ''Forschungschiff Meteor'', addressed to Insterburg Germany with June 30 arrival (then redirected to Arys) but charged as postage insufficient for overseas mail. The two year voyage had started from Wilhelmshaven on May 25 and stop was made at Buenos Aires before leaving for Gough Island on June 16. Photo.
4027 £160
Antarctica: German South Atlantic Expedition 1925-27: Falkland Islands Q.V. 1d. stationery card endorsed ''Visit of METEOR'' cancelled by fine PS.1A c.s. of Sept. 26 1925, locally addressed to George Bennett, corner crease. Also a photograph of the ''Meteor'' and picture postcard of Cape Town sent Feb. 11 1927 addressed to signalman W. Schick on the survey ship. Photo.
4028 £150
Antarctica: RRS Discovery Expedition 1926-27: 1927 (Apr. 13) Government envelope addressed from Deception Island to London by chief expedition zoologist Alister Clavering Hardy, bearing Falklands 1/2d., 1d. and 6d. tied by good to fine South Shetlands B2 c.d.s's with additional fine strike alongside, vertical fold clear of adhesives. Also Jan. 31 1925 printed menu (with signatures) for celebration dinner for ''the un-docking, after reconstruction'' of the ''Discovery''. Photo.
4029 £300
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Expedition 1928-30: 'Roessler' airmail envelope bearing Falklands 1d. tied by Port Stanley Oct. 29 1928 c.d.s., two strikes of expedition cachet ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' in green, and re-used for Wilkins-Ellsworth 1931 Trans-Arctic Expedition with G.B.11/2d. and U.S. 2c. cancelled June 1 and backstamped Oct. 4, signed by both Hubert Wilkins and, unusually, pilot Carl 'Ben' Eielson. A scarce dual Arctic-Antarctic expedition item. Photo.
4030 £200
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Expedition 1928-30: 'Iceberg' envelope to U.S.A. signed by Hubert Wilkins dated Mar. 1929, bearing Chile 10c., 15c., cancelled Puerto Montt Feb. 12 and backstamped Valparaiso Feb. 15, with expedition cachet ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' in violet. Photo.
4031 £120
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Expedition 1928-30: 1929 envelope to Port Stanley bearing Falkland Islands 21/2d. (in a 'Prussian' shade) tied by fine strike of the ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' cachet in violet, backstamped Apr. 30 arrival. Photo.
4032 £200
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Antarctic Expedition 1928-30: 'Iceberg' envelope signed by Hubert Wilkins and addressed to him in Montevideo, then to U.S.A., bearing Uruguay 2c. cancelled there on Oct. 31 1929, also showing Falkland Islands 1d. cancelled at Port Stanley Nov. 6, and with fine strikes (front and back) of South Shetlands ''JA 6/30'' c.d.s. and expedition cachet ''Wilkins Antarctic/Expedition/Deception/Island'' in violet. Also signed photograph of Wilkins, excerpt from 1930 Geographical Review, etc. Photo.
4034 £350
Antarctica: Wilkins-Hearst Expedition 1928-30: O.H.M.S. (deleted) envelope endorsed ''Wilkins Antarctic Expedition 1929-30'' registered from South Shetlands to Devon bearing Falkland Islands 'Whale & Penguin' 1/2d. block of four (marginal), 1d. and 21/2d. pairs, 6d. (2) tied by good to fine B2 ''NO 25/29'' datestamps with Stanley type 6B registration label, sealed on reverse by Discovery Investigations RSS ''William Scoresby'' printed label signed by H.W. Sandford and tied by Dartmouth Mar. 29 1930 arrival c.d.s's, vertical fold clear of adhesives. Photo.
4035 £550
Antarctica: First Byrd Expedition 1928-30: SS ''Eleanor Bolling'', five covers with ship's postmark and expedition cachet, comprising two showing undated mark, one cancelled Dec. 5 1928, the other endorsed from crewman E.J. Thawley and sent from Dunedin, New Zealand Feb. 18 1929; Feb. 12 1929 (in purple) sent by Lyle Womark with endorsement ''Mailed from Ice Barrier'', Jan. 11 1930 from C.J. McGuiness, Feb. 11 1930 expedition envelope with enclosed letter from Capt. Gustave Brown headed ''Ross Sea''.
4036 £200
Antarctica: First Byrd Expedition 1928-30: South Pole First Flight, front only of flown cover initialled by Byrd, with ''SOUTH POLE AIR MAIL'' imprint on cachet, handstamped date ''NOV 28 '29'', bearing U.S. Air 5c. and Washington 2c. cancelled by SS ''City of New York'' Feb. 19 duplex on arrival at Little America, repaired diagonal tear. One of 50 carried. Photo.
4038 £1050
Antarctica: First Byrd Expedition 1928-30: South Pole First Flight, envelope endorsed ''FIRST FLIGHT OVER SOUTH POLE/NOV 28/29 1929'' signed and dated by pilot Bernd Balchen, bearing U.S. Aeronautics Conference 2c. cancelled by SS ''City of New York'' Feb. 19 duplex on arrival at Little America. One of 50 carried and rarer than the cacheted covers. Also portrait photograph autographed by Balchen in 1967. Photo.
4039 £380
Antarctica: First Byrd Expedition 1928-30: SS ''City of New York'', envelope sent by Sgt. Benjamin Roth to Massachussetts with ship's expedition cachet on reverse, bearing 1/2c. block of four cancelled by ship's duplex of June 19 1930, enclosing fascinating and informative letter written months earlier headed ''aboard the City of New York/at the Bay of Whales/Antarctica/Jan 31st'' in which Roth tells of his recent close call, falling into the sea when the ice barrier cracked during unloading, ''Commander Byrd jumped into the water trying to save me but could not reach me on account of the ice and because I was drifting to (sic) fast . . . I was in the water for 15 minutes before I was picked up.'' Photo.
4040 £480
Antarctica: First Byrd Expedition 1928-30: Collection of seventeen covers (incl. two expedition envelopes) and three cards (one QXL), variously addressed (two sent from Dunedin), one signed by pilot Capt. Alton Parker, two by Byrd, Expedition and other cachets incl. Eleanor Bolling, Little America (incl. sans serif), ''City of New York'' and ''Eleanor Bolling'' ship cancellation types, also articles, photographs, ''A Short Story of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition'' (1930 Philadelphia Evening Bulletin booklet), etc.
4041 £230
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1931 (Feb. 3) envelope from the second season of the first commision, sent by Dr. G.E.R. Deacon from Deception Island to his former schoolmaster in Leicester, redirected to Guildford, bearing Falklands 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. cancelled by very fine South Shetlands B2 c.d.s. (late date) with additional strike alongside. Photo.
4042 £1000
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1931, personal letter on ''Discovery II'' letterhead dated ''5th December 1931'' written and signed by surgeon Geoffrey McKay Gibbon, ''We have just arrived at the Falkland Islands & are off in two days time'', with ''Discovery II'' Christmas card, enclosed in envelope endorsed ''ON BOARD THE R.S.S. DISCOVERY II'' beariing Great Britain 11/2d. with Dec. 11 1931 London ''RECEIVED FROM/H.M. SHIPS'' machine cancellation. Also a similar cover to the same addressee with July 10 1932 London Paquebot marking and two contemporary newspaper cuttings. Photo.
4043 £6200
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1933 (Jan. 2) large O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Lieut.-Cmdr. W. Horton on the RRS ''Discovery II'' at Port Stanley with enclosed dated message from 'Chin' Beak, registered from South Georgia bearing Falklands Centenary 1/2d. to 1 set individually cancelled by SG2 first day c.d.s's with SG5A registration label, some faint toning on perfs. but an extraordinary cover. Photo.
4044 £400
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: Fine strike of ''ROYAL RESEARCH SHIP/(crown)/DISCOVERY'' double oval cachet in blue with ''II'' added in manuscript, on postcard from Falkland Islands to Rotherham, sent on Dec. 27 1933, the day on which the ship left for the Pacific, bearing Centenary 1d. tied by fine PS.1A with G.B. 1/2d. on reverse cancelled by Feb. 1 arrival; 1933 (Mar. 6) O.H.M.S. Discovery Expedition small envelope (without inverted commas around ship's name) self-addressed by Dr. G.E.R. Deacon bearing marginal Falklands Centenary 1s. tied by fine SG2 c.d.s.
4045 £400
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1935-37, ten commercial covers sent by expedition scientist, James Marr, to his fiance, Dorothy Plutte in London incl. 1937 (Feb. 23) left at Argentine South Orkneys base enclosing part of letter on ''Discovery II'' stationery headed ''Scotia Bay, February 10 1937'', another endorsed ''Harpon No. 2'' sent from South Georgia bearing Falklands 'Whale & Penguin' 1d. (2) with cancellation indistinct but piece headed ''Leith, December 28, 1936'', 1937 (Mar. 10) from South Georgia with 'Whale & Penguin' 1d, endorsed (by receiver) on flap from Grytviken, another endorsed ''S. Georgia No. 2'' bearing G.B. 11/2d. tied by London ''RECEIVED FROM/H.M. SHIP'' machine cancellation of Dec. 23 1936, three with stamps torn away, mail scarce from this expedition. Photo.
4046 £220
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1936, three different O.H.M.S. envelopes to the Secretary of the ''Discovery'' Committee in London, two with double oval ''FALKLAND ISLANDS GOVERNMENT/(crown)/SHIP ''DISCOVERY'' cachet in violet, the other initialled and addressed by A.G. Bennett, Port Stanley customs officer with PSO.4 Official Paid handstamp and PS.1A ''16 JA/36'' c.d.s, also self-addressed long O.H.M.S. envelope self-addressed by Lt. L.C. Hill bearing Falklands 1938 6d. cancelled South Georgia SG2 c.d.s (4 covers)
4047 £80
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: Two O.H.M.S. Discovery Expedition envelopes self-addressed on ''Discovery II'' by T.H.B. Oates, one a long envelope registered from South Georgia Dec. 22 1936 bearing Falklands Silver Jubilee 1d., 21/2d. and 4d. and with SG5A registration label, the other a small envelope (with inverted commas around ship's name) from Gibraltar May 28 1935 bearing Silver Jubilee set.
4048 £80
Antarctica: RRS Discovery II Expeditions 1929-39: 1937 (May 12) official envelope (soiled) self-addressed on ''Discovery II'' by T.H.B. Oates, registered from South Georgia on first day with Falklands 1937 Coronation set cancelled SG4 with SG5A registration label. much readdressed, finally to HMS ''Wolfhound'' at Portland, also 1938 (Apr. 8) O.H.M.S. envelope bearing Coronation 1/2d. (2), 1d. cancelled SG1 with ship's cachet as address.
4049 £190
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1939-31: Sample or 'proof' strike of the ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' cachet on piece (personally presented to Harry Evans by Lady Mawson), also 1934 and 1937 letters from Douglas Mawson to Dr. Harvey-Pirie, 1964 autograph letter to Harry Evans from W.R. Colbeck and Evans' study notes and correspondence. Photo.
4051 £150
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope addressed to Stuart 'Stu' Campbell, pilot in charge of flying operations mapping the coastline, bearing Australia K.G.V Head 1/2d. and 11/2d. tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'reserve' type cachet (only known on mail addressed to Campbell) with additional strikes alongside and on reverse. Photo.
4052 £200
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope addressed to Stuart 'Stu' Campbell, pilot in charge of flying operations mapping the coastline, endorsed ''Per ''Sir James Clark Ross'',/En route to Mawson Expedition'' and bearing Australia K.G.V Head ''TWO/PENCE'' on 11/2d. tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'reserve' type cachet (only known on mail addressed to Campbell). The property of another vendor. Photo.
4053 £580
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope addressed to Stuart 'Stu' Campbell, pilot in charge of flying operations mapping the coastline, bearing Australia Sturt 11/2d. tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'reserve' type cachet (only known on mail addressed to Campbell) in black and unusually with additional strike at left in violet. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4054 £190
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope addressed to Stuart 'Stu' Campbell, pilot in charge of flying operations mapping the coastline, bearing Australia Sturt 11/2d. tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' 2nd or 'reserve' type cachet (only known on mail addressed to Campbell) in black and unusually with additional strikes at left and on reverse. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4055 £140
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope addressed to Hobart, Tasmania, bearing Australia K.G.V Head 2d. tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' cachet with additional strike at left. Photo.
4056 £1300
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope to Sir Edgeworth David (T.W.E. David had been a member of Shackleton's 1907-09 expedition during which he had led the first ascent of Mount Erebus and reached the South Magnetic Pole) at Sydney University, bearing Australia K.G.V Head 2d. cancelled by fine strike of ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' cachet, and fascinating enclosed four page letter dated ''14.XII/30'' on expedition stationery from the S.Y. ''Discovery'', written by medical officer and biogist William Ingram, mentioning a coaling supply from the James Clark Ross the next day, that would allow the party to ''send a few letters cancelled with our new stamp'' and reports on the visit to Macquarie Island and the state of the crew, including the ship's carpenter, Williams, who has turned out to be ''an old shell shock case'' and is being sent back in a whaler. Photo.
4057 £170
Antarctica: British, Australian, New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31: Envelope (Petterd 37) addressed to Hobart, Tasmania, bearing Australia 1927 Canberra Parliament 11/2d. pair tied by fine ''B.A.N.Z./1930 (penguin) -31/ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXP.'' cachet and additionally by Sydney Mar. 3 1931 transit c.d.s. with Mar. 25 arrival backstamp. Photo.
4058 £380
Antarctica: Ellsworth Trans-Antarctic Flight Expedition 1933-34: Expedition envelope endorsed ''Per Monterey'' from pilot Bernt Balchen to his wife in Norway, sent from Dunedin Nov. 11 1933 on outward journey bearing New Zealand 2d. (2) with Oslo Dec. 16 machine arrival on reverse. A rare commercial item from the first Ellsworth attempt. Photo.
4059 £200
Antarctica: Ellsworth Trans-Antarctic Flight Expedition 1933-34: 'Roessler' (?) envelope with portrait of Hubert Wikins commemorating visit to New Zealand, sent from Dunedin Apr. 30 1934, later signed by Magnus Olsen. Also postcard of ''Wyatt Earp'' bearing F.I.D. 1954 1d. endorsed and signed by Wilkins (1954) and Olsen (1973) with signed letters of confirmation, research correspondence, articles, etc. Photo.
4060 £190
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: Scarce set of seventeen photographic picture postcards with images from the 1929 expedition, all used with 3c. cancelled by Little America Jan. 30 duplex or Jan. 31 1934 machine and with greetings cachet signed by Capt. Robert English, mainly fine. Wharton PA-1 to PA-17.
4061 £260
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: 1934 First Exploration flight, signed by Byrd with all cachets and straight line ''NOV 15 1934'' handstamp, bearing Expedition 3c. block of four and Air 8c. with Little America Jan. 30 1935 cancellations. 100 covers carried. Photo.
4062 £300
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: 1934 Second Exploration flight, signed by Byrd with all cachets and straight line ''NOV 16 1934'' handstamp (in fact flown on Nov. 18), bearing Expedition 3c. block of four and Air 8c. with Little America Jan. 30 1935 cancellations. 100 covers carried. Photo.
4063 £400
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: 1934 Fifth Exploration flight, signed by Byrd with all cachets and straight line ''NOV 23 1934'' handstamp, bearing Expedition 3c. block of four and Air 8c. with Little America Jan. 30 1935 cancellations. 100 covers carried. Photo.
4064 £520
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: Queen Maud Geological Party, expedition envelope to Pennsylvania, with lengthy handwritten location endorsement, ''We are camped on a moraine/of sedimentary materials from Mt. Weaver'', signed by leader Quinn Blackburn and R.S. Russell, franked 3c. tied by Little America Jan. 30 1935 duplex. Very rare. Photo.
4065 £820
Antarctica: Second Byrd Expedition 1933-35: An extensive range of covers, two signed by Byrd, and cards (incl. two 'English' signed), some with enclosures or signed by crew members incl. non-philatelic, with official and special covers incl. 'Paramount Pictures' (2), SS ''Jacob Ruppert'' and other cancellation types, cachets incl. retouched proof of original ''BEAR OF OAKLAND'', NY Times radiogram card from Ecuador, Expedition stamps and miniature sheets (one signed by Byrd, three on cover), etc. (approx. 160 covers or cards)
4066 £170
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition on Bouvet Island 1934: ''BOUVET/OYA'' handstamped 20. and 30., the latter with slight gum creases and faint stains otherwise fine. Photo.
4067 £1150
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition on Bouvet Island 1934: Envelope self-addressed at Simonstown, Cape Province, by Captain H.C. Phillips, captain of HMS ''Milford'' that carried Vice-Admiral Edward Evans and party to the island, bearing ''BOUVET/OYA'' full set of five stamps including the rare 7. (only 100 issued, 69 used, the stamps being supplied by the Norwegian Consul in Cape Town), cancelled by Cape Town Paquebot Feb. 28 1934 c.d.s's, odd faint stain. Photo.
4068 £550
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition on Bouvet Island 1934: Envelope with enclosed instruction dated Feb. 23 (off Bouvet Island) on ''H.M.S. MILFORD/AFRICA STATION'' letterhead, self-addressed by Lieutenant Rylands at Simonstown, Cape Province, bearing ''BOUVET/OYA'' 5., 10., 20. and 30. cancelled Cape Town Paquebot Feb. 28 1934, very faint toning. Photo.
4069 £580
Antarctica: Norwegian Expedition on Bouvet Island 1934: 1934 (Feb. 28) envelope sent to Suffolk by crew member of the HMS ''Milford'', bearing ''BOUVET/OYA'' 5. pair and 20., cancelled Cape Town Paquebot Feb. 28 1934, some soiling and creasing etc. Also a photograph of an iceberg taken from the ''Milford''. Photo.
4070 £1100
Antarctica: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37: Incoming envelope sent from Bingley, Yorkshire, franked 1d., 11/2d., on Feb. 20 1936, addressed to second engineer of the ''Penola'', J.I. Moore, ''British Grahamland Expedition/M.Y. ''Penola''/Port Stanley/Falkland Islands'' with light Mar. 27 Port Stanley arrival backstamp. This cover stated to have been recovered in June 1940 from the abandoned Graham Land base hut by Commander Richard Black of the U.S.A. Also a later reproduction photograph of the schooner signed by expedition leader John Rymill. Photo.
4074 £2400
Antarctica: Wilkins-Ellsworth Expedition 1938-39: Wilkins-Ellsworth Cruise aboard MS ''Wyatt Earp'', envelope to Dr. J.H. Harvey-Pirie in Johannnesburg, signed by both Wilkins and Ellsworth and showing ''M/S ''WYATT EARP'' straight line with notation of position ''Lat 69 S, Long 77 E/JAN 1939'', sent from Sydney Feb. 20 1939 with Australian franking affixed over U.S. postage. One of just two known specially prepared covers. Also Oct. 24 1938 letter to James Harvey-Pirie written and signed by Hubert Wilkins on Ellsworth Antarctic Expedition letterhead, agreeing to carry and mail the covers, sent from the ''Wyatt Earp''. Photo.
4075 £110
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: USS ''North Star'' visit to Chile, envelope to Massachussetts with ''Byrd-U-S-Antarctic Expedition I/This stamp was applied/on the/Antarctic Continent/West Base 194'' in violet, with return endorsement of British & American Hospital in Valparaiso, believed to be from hospitalised member of USS ''North Star'' crew, sent Feb. 1940 (date indistinct) franked Chile 30c. (2), a rare item from this visit. Photo.
4076 £170
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: Amended 'Snow Cruiser' envelope carried on Feb. 27 1940 flight whilst on exploration trip, signed by Snow (pilot), Merce and Collier, franked 3c. cancelled by USS ''Bear'' Mar. 5 1940 ship duplex
4077 £110
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: USS ''North Star'', rare circular dated cachet ''U.S.S. NORTH STAR/U.S./DEPARTMENT/MAR 5 1940/OF INTERIOR/ANTARCTICA'' on envelope to New Zealand (twice redirected) with East Base penguin cachet, signed and sent by Roger Hawthorn, bearing 2c. and 3c. tied by USS ''Bear'' duplexes, minor peripheral staining. Photo.
4081 £650
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: Evacuation of East Base, cover with typed endorsement of having been carried on every flight from East Base, signed by flight crew, franked 3c. cancelled by U.S.S. ''Bear'' Evacuation East Base Mar. 22 1941 duplex, very scarce. Photo.
4082 £350
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: USS ''Bear'', selection of seventeen covers showing variations of ship cancellation, dated between Dec. 1 1939 and May 27 1941, incl. 'Rounded Cape Horn', scarce 'Evacuation East Base' (amended 'Snow Cruiser' envelope signed Zadik Collier), Antarctic Continent dated 'bear' cachet in purple and black, two line ''U.S, ANTARCTIC SERVICE/EXPEDITION'' (2, one Feb. 1 1941 date of West Base Evacuation), Parcel Post 1940 double circle, Feb. 1 1940 with scarce circular dated ''North Star'' and East Base penguin cachets, etc.
4083 £350
Antarctica: USA Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41: Selection of mainly scarcer items incl. Jan. 14 1940 day of arrival at West Base covers (2, signed by J. Glenn Dyer and Zadik Collier respectively) and card, Feb. 1 1940 exploratory flight cover signed by Collier and pilots Snow and Perce), Mar. 5 1940 with ''HORSESHOE BAY'' straight line and USS ''BEAR'' registered double circle c.d.s., envelopes from Lt. Cmdr. G.J. Dufek showing Dec. 1 1939 First Day, Jan. 14 1940, Mar. 5 1940 Palmer Land and circular ''North Star'' Mar. 21 1940 dated cachet, and from Murray Wiener cancelled Jan. 21 1941 Little America and Mar. 22 1941 Evacuation East Base USS ''Bear'' duplexes, specially printed envelope with printed cachet for West Base-Little America sent Jan. 26 1941 from C.C. Shirley to Elsie Holtgreve (designer), Snow Cruiser envelope signed by Byrd, also articles, photographs, etc.
4084 £100
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Bal Tabarin, the Parisian nightclub that inspired the Operation name, picture postcards (2, one showing the club, the other a humorous advertising card) 1938 album-programme and 200f. entrance ticket (slightly soiled and creased), scarce items. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4085 £210
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Incoming mail, envelope addressed to ''Capt. A Taylor, R.C.E./Naval Party 475/c/o/ G.P.O./London'' originating from Leith, Edinburgh, Nov. 18 1943 franked G.B. 1/2d., 2d., with Port Lockroy A1 Apr. 18 1944 backstamp. Photo.
4086 £190
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Stampless envelope addressed to his wife in Manchester by James E.F.F. Farrington, wireless operator and mechanic, endorsed on flap, cancelled by red ''POST/OFFICE/MARITIME/MAIL'' marking, apparently written whilst the HMS ''Bransfield'' was on her way to Falmouth. Photo.
4088 £400
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Incoming Mail, Envelope from Government House, Port Stanley, sent Mar. 11 1944 addressed to ''Lt. Commander J. Marr/R.N.V.R./Graham Land/F.I. Dependency'' franked 1d., roughly opened, a little stained and creased. Carried to Port Lockroy on the ''William Scoresby'', arriving on Mar. 19. Photo.
4090 £250
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: 1945, cover sent by James Marr to his wife in Hampshire unusually sent from Punta Arenas franked Chile 3p., 20p. (2) with Jan. 13 1945 c.d.s's, showing Oficina Dick ''COMISIONES/Y/REPRESENTACIONES'' violet cachet on reverse and resealed by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER405'' label. Dick y Bravo ''Oficina Dick'' were agents for The Falkland Islands Company in Punta Arenas, and possibly also for the Falkland Islands Government. Photo.
4091 £320
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Various on leaves and loose with full Overprint sets for South Georgia (4), Graham Land (7, one cancelled at Hope Bay Apr. 14 1945), South Shetlands (2) and South Orkneys (2) used on philatelic covers, South Orkneys 9d. on 1946 photographic 'Lellman' card showing the ''William Scoresby'', South Shetlands set on 1944 (Dec. 6) panoramic postcard (Heyburn AK-2-akz.), also study of printings with sets mint (3 of each) for Graham Land, South Orkneys and South Shetlands, some photographs etc.
4092 £150
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (Feb. 5) Overprint set of eight used on reverse of large O.H.M.S. envelope addressed to Charlie Smith (the cook) for the ''British Bransfield Expedition'' (the name vetoed by HM Government and only seen used on the first day), by Base Leader William Flett and showing straight line ''FIRST DAY COVER'' handstamp, light vertical fold but the only cover known to this addressee. Ex Belfield. Photo.
4093 £380
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (Feb. 5) official envelope sent first day from Deception Island by James Marr, leader of the expedition, to his wife in Hampshire with endorsement on flap, franked 1d. cancelled by two strikes of B3 c.d.s., Mar. 6 Port Stanley transit on reverse. Photo.
4096 £700
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (Feb. 6) censored commercial cover from the first mailing sent by Capt. D.W. Roberts, Colonial Manager, to L.W. Young, Manager of the Falkland Islands Company in Surrey, franked 1d. neatly cancelled C1 and resealed at foot by ''Opened by Censor.'' (84mm) label, Stanley Mar. 6 transit on reverse, also a photograph of the ''Fitzroy'' at Deception Island. Photo.
4097 £150
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (Feb. 6) legal sized envelope from the first mailing addressed to J.C. Mossop in Lincolnshire. with 1d. cancelled B3, scarce commercial item of mail. John Mossop was a specialist lawyer employed in the Admiralty's military branch for his expertise in international law. He has, together with the Foreign Office's chief polar adviser, Dr. Brian Roberts, been credited with the selection of the ''Tabarin'' name (see ''The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament 1942-47"" by Chris Madsen and ''Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire'' by Klaus J. Dodds, p. 14). Photo.
4100 £680
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: Stampless envelope from the scarcer third mailing (last of the season) addressed to Karl Lellman at Darwin, East Falkland with Naval tombstone censor at upper right initialled and dated ''20/4/44'' by Base Leader William Flett , enclosing fascinating three page personal letter from Sub Lieut. Gordon Howkins, meteorologist, headed ''Naval Party 475/c/o GPO/London/April 17th 1944'' referring to postal matters and his forthcoming marriage to Olga King. Also a certified copy of the certificate of marriage between Howkins and King at Christ Church Cathedral on Apr. 3 1945. Photo,
4101 £230
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (May 7) censored Government envelope addressed by radio officer Norman Layther to his mother in Auckland, franked 1/2d. pair, with Naval tombstone censor marking signed by Base Leader William Flett as acting Magistrate, partially covered by P.C. 90 Examiner 7497 multiple label, Port Stanley Dec. 15 transit on reverse. Also a photograph of Whalers Bay in 1944. Photo.
4102 £320
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Shetlands: 1944 (Sept. 26) censored Government envelope addressed by radio officer Norman Layther to his mother in Auckland, franked 1/2d. (2), with Naval tombstone censor marking and signature of Base Leader William Flett as acting Magistrate, partially covered by P.C. 90 Examiner 9883 multiple label, Port Stanley Dec. 15 transit on reverse. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4105 £250
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Feb. 11) official envelope by James Marr, leader of the expedition, to his wife in Hampshire with endorsement on flap, bearing 1/2d. (2) apparently cancelled one day prematurely by A1 c.d.s., with Mar. 6 Port Stanley transit on reverse. Photo.
4106 £300
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Feb. 12) Admiralty embossed 'proving' envelope to the ''Naval Officer-in-Charge/FALKLANDS'', endorsed ''From/Grahamland'' with 1d. cancelled A1, endorsed ''Please preserve this envelope''. Photo.
4110 £550
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Feb. 14) official envelope endorsed ''MOST SECRET'' previously containing sensitive information addressed by expedition leader J.W.S. Marr to Sir Allan Cardinall, Governor of the Falkland Islands in Port Stanley, franked 1d. cancelled A1. Photo.
4112 £110
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Mar. 23) envelope franked 1d. neatly cancelled A1, addressed to Austin Cathie in the Port Stanley Legal Office, carried on the ''William Scoresby'' in the second mail from Base A with indistinct Apr. 8 arrival backstamp, scarce commercial item. Photo.
4113 £80
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Mar. 23, 24) two covers to Port Stanley, the former addressed by storekeeper A.T. Berry to Maude Carey franked 1d., the latter a 'Binnie' cover bearing 1/2d. to 6d., both carried on the ''William Scorseby'' with Apr.8 arrival backstamp.
4115 £1250
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Apr. 17) envelope from the scarcer third mailing addressed to Dr. Frederick C. Fraser at the British Museum by expedition leader James Marr, franked 1d. with Port Stanley Dec. 15 transit backstamp. Enclosed autograph letter on printed ''MAGISTRATE'S OFFICE,/GRAHAM LAND/DEPENDENCY OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS'' letterhead dated Apr. 16, with comment, ''Lamb is absolutely first-class and a fine botanist''. Dr. Ivan Lamb has been selected personally for the Operation by Dr. Fraser. Photo.
4116 £350
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Apr. 17) envelope from the scarcer third mailing (last of the season) addressed by James Marr, leader of the expedition, to his wife in Hampshire with endorsement on flap, endorsed ''BY Air Mail'' bearing 6d. and 1s. pair (an over-optimistic request, there being no airmail facility from the Falklands at this time), with indistinct Apr. 25 Port Stanley transit and pencil receiving note ''21.6.44'' on reverse, slight creasing. Photo.
4118 £150
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Apr. 17) envelope from the scarcer third mailing (last of the season) addressed by William Flett to Dr. F.C. Fraser at the Natural History Museum, franked 1/2d. pair with indistinct Apr. 25 Port Stanley transit and pencil receiving note ''21.6.44'' on reverse. Photo.
4120 £450
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Nov. 11) censored war economy envelope from L. ''Chippy'' Ashton, carpenter at Port Lockroy, to London, franked 1d. pair, cancelled A1, initialled at lower left by Lt. Cmdr. Marr overstamped by naval tombstone censor and further partially covered by multiple P.C. 90 resealing label, Port Stanley Dec. 15 transit backstamp, flap sealed by adhesive tape endorsed ''OCTOBER'', scarce. Photo.
4121 £350
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Nov. 11) censored cover from Surgeon Lieut. Eric H. Back, medical officer at Port Lockroy, with endorsement on flap, addressed to his uncle in Middlesex franked 1d. and with tombstone Naval censor at left partly covered by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 1184'' label affixed over earlier P.C.90 label also covering indistinct Port Stanley Dec. transit backstamp. Photo.
4122 £140
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Dec. 8) censored envelope registered to Sydney, Australia, bearing set of eight with type 11 registration (''Fox Bay'' deleted) label and U.S. Censorship handstamp in purple, carried by the ''William Scoresby'' to Port Stanley with Dec. 15 transit and June 4 arrival backstamps. Photo.
4123 £280
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Dec. 9) censored envelope addressed to Dr. F.C. Fraser at the British Museum by by Base Leader William Flett, franked 1d., self-censored with initials at lower left overstamped by naval tombstone censor and resealed by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 1184'' label, Port Stanley Dec. 15 transit on reverse. Photo.
4124 £450
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1944 (Dec. 9) censored cover, apparently commercial to New York, bearing 1d. and 2d. cancelled A1 in violet, resealed at left by Port Stanley ''Opened by Censor'' label and at right by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 1184'' label. Photo.
4125 £350
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1945 (Jan. 24) censored cover from Surgeon Lieut. Eric H. Back, with endorsement on flap, addressed to his sister Barbara, a Wren at H.M.S. Sanderling, franked 1/2d. pair with tombstone Naval censor at left initialled by Back himself (as Back fulfilled the roles not only of medical officer and metereologist but also censor), with Feb. 16 Port Stanley Dec. transit backstamp, the cover subsequently redirected to Hampshire with Paisley, Renfrewshire, Apr. 23 machine cancellation. Photo.
4128 £260
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1945 (Feb. 4) registered cover to Tanganyika, bearing South Orkneys Overprint 1/2d., 1d., 3d. and 9d. cancelled by Port Lockroy A1 c.d.s's, the 1d. and 9d. additionally tied by octagonal R/1 censor handstamp in violet applied in Great Britain, resealed at left by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 3954'' label and also showing, on the reverse, scarce type 11A ''NEW ISLAND'' deleted registration label, Port Stanley Feb. 21, Montevideo Mar. 2, Durban June 5, Dodoma June 19 and Dar-es-Salaam June 21 arrival. A most unusual cover, one of very few showing irregular cancellation of the Overprint issues. Also 1945 (Feb. 20) matching registered cover from South Georgia bearing 1/2d. to 3d. with registration label SG5A but uncensored. Photo.
4129 £190
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: Graham Land: 1945 (Mar. 7) very scarce censored cover to his mother in New Zealand addressed by Norman Layther, radio officer, franked 1d. cancelled A.1, with PC.90 censor label, slight creasing and staining. Photo.
4131 £300
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Orkneys: 1944 (Feb. 21) first day Admiralty embossed 'proving'envelope to London, endorsed ''From/South Orkneys'' with 1d. cancelled C1 on board the ''Fitzroy'' whilst in South Orkneys territorial waters and backstamped Port Stanley Mar. 6 transit, endorsed ''Please preserve this envelope'' with punched filing hole from having been retained in official records. Photo.
4132 £230
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Orkneys: 1944 (Feb. 21) registered 'proving' cover addressed by Capt. Andrew Taylor to his aunt in Scotland, franked 1/2d. (2) and 3d. cancelled fine C1, with straight line ''FIRST DAY COVER'' handstamp and type 10 Port Stanley registration label, with signature on flap and Port Stanley Mar. 6 transit. Enclosed personal letter headed ''British Bransfield Expedition/Grahamland Dependency'' dated Feb. 15. Photo.
4134 £140
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Orkneys: 1944 (Feb. 21) legal sized commercial 'proving' envelope addressed to Mrs. C.H. Vereker in Oxford franked 1d., locally readdressed with May 30 Middle Barton c.d.s., slight creases. Photo.
4135 £130
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Orkneys: 1944 (Feb. 21) 'first day' envelope addressed to Karl Lellman in Darwin, . with 1d. cancelled C1 with Port Stanley Mar. 7 arrival backstamp, scarce apparently commercial item of mail. Photo.
4136 £260
Antarctica: Operation Tabarin 1944-45: South Orkneys: 1945 (Feb. 12) registered cover to South Africa bearing 1/2d., 1d., 2d. and 4d. with slightly damaged but scarce type 11A ''NEW ISLAND'' deleted registration label, resealed by P.C. 90 ''OPENED BY/EXAMINER 3954'' label, backstamped Port Stanley Feb. 16, Montevideo Mar. 2 and Benoni June 1 arrival. Photo.
4145 £520
Antarctica: Operation Highjump 1946-47: 1947 (Jan. 1) cover endorsed ''Free'' with USS ''Pine Island'' duplex and Operation cachet in purple, endorsed sent by Capt. H.H. Caldwell, officially missing on this date after flying boat (in which he was an observer) crashed on the Thurston peninsula. Three of the crew were killed and Caldwell, with other survivors, was marooned for thirteen days before rescue. Also cover sent from ''Pine Island'' crew member on Jan. 10 during search period with ship's straight line and Operation cachet. Photo.
4146 £180
Antarctica: Operation Highjump 1946-47: Submarine USS ''Sennet'' official envelope addressed to Commander of Submarine Forces, Atlantic Fleet, with USS ''Philippine Sea'' Jan. 26 1947 duplex and large ''1946-47 SOUTH POLE EXPEDITION'' circular dated positional ship's cachet, also ''U.S.S. SENNET (SS408)'' straight line with Operation cachet on illustrated cover. Photo.
4147 £680
Antarctica: Operation Highjump 1946-47: South Pole Flight, airmail stationery envelope endorsed ''CARRIED OVER SOUTH POLE ON 15/16 FEBR 1947'' cancelled by U.S.S. ''Mount Olympus'' Jan. 6 duplex, signed by Rear Admiral Byrd, Lt. Cmdr. McCoy, photographer K.C. Swain and radio operator J.E. Valinski. Photo.
4148 £1000
Antarctica: Operation Highjump 1946-47: Collection of covers with a study of expedition, ships' and personal cachets incl. USS ''Mount Olympus'' with one carried on Feb. 22 1947 flight signed by pilot Shinn, two signed by Byrd (one also by Cruzen and Vogeley), scarce registered backstamp (Jan. 18 1947), items from USS ''Sennet'' and ''Yancey'' (one posted at Pago Pago, Samoa), three covers and card with crude USS ''Currituck'' duplex, USS ''Brownson'', ''Burton Island'', ''Canisteo'', ''Henderson'', ''Merrick'' (one postally used with scarce humorous 'Byrds of a Feather' cachet), ''Philippine Sea'' (one signed by Byrd), ''Pine Island'' (one signed by pilot Ball), USCGC ''Northwind'', two with ''Mailed At/Little America'' cachet, USS ''Cacapon'', also correspondence, photographs, articles, ''Operation Highjump'' by Lynch (1996) etc. (approx.85 covers or cards)
4149 £110
Antarctica: Operation Windmill 1947-48: Selection incl. covers (8), photographs, etc., with expedition covers, one bearing F.I.D. Map 2d. cancelled Graham Land Feb. 20 1947 (enclosing unused USS ''Burton Island'' letterhead), USS ''Edisto'' with 1948 (Mar. 21) commercial cover from crew member, etc.
4150 £150
Antarctica: Finn Ronne Expedition 1947-48: Five incoming covers with enclosed letters from his wife in Buffalo, N.Y. (three from Buffalo, the others from Lebanon, Ohio and New York) to climatologist Larry Fiske, sent between Jan. 28 and Feb. 17 1947, two addressed c/o the U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, Chile, the others c/o the Panama Canal Authorities at Balboa (two redirected to Cristobal) to await arrival. Photo.
4152 £420
Antarctica: Finn Ronne Expedition 1947-48: Oleana Base, expedition envelope bearing New Zealand Health 1d.+1d. tied by rare Oleana Base Mar. 12 1947 duplex, signed by Finn Ronne with four line personal cachet and octagonal I.G.Y. Ellsworth Station cachet added later. Photo.
4153 £2300
Antarctica: Finn Ronne Expedition 1947-48: Oleana Base, ''RONNE/(penguin)/A.R.E.'' envelope showing rare Oleana Base Mar. 12 1947 duplex, sent personally by Finn Ronne to his wife in Washington D.C. and locally redirected, sent from Chile franked 40c. with Mar. 22 machine arrival on reverse. Photo.
4154 £120
Antarctica: Finn Ronne Expedition 1947-48: Incoming envelope addressed to Finn Ronne at Cape Keeler, redirected to South Georgia with Port Stanley Dec. 31 1947 transit backstamp, sent from Essexvale, Southern Rhodesia Oct. 16 with enclosed letter from applicant to join the expedition. Photo.
4155 £170
Antarctica: Finn Ronne Expedition 1947-48: Envelope with two line ''RONNE ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXPEDITION/1946-48'' cachet signed above by wife of Finn Ronne, addressed to Capt. E. Burden of the M.V. ''Trepassey'' at Port Stanley bearing Dependencies Victory 3d. cancelled by Graham Land Mar. 28 1947 c.d.s. Photo.
4160 £800
Antarctica: Norwegian 'Brategg' Expedition 1947-48: Expedition envelope commemorating landing at Peter Island, with Stavanger address, and bearing Norwegian 5. Posthorn cancelled by ''PETER I's Y'' double circle with typed date ''10.2./1948'' and two line ''BRATEGG/ekspedisjonen'' cachet alongside. Very scarce, few covers created. Photo.
4161 £220
Antarctica: Norwegian 'Brategg' Expedition 1947-48: Norway 14., 25., 30., tied by special ''DRONNING MAUD LAND/17 11 50/71 03' S (penguin) 10 56' W'' cancellations used contrary to instructions on plain envelope to Cambridge with expedition matchbox label affixed in lieu of cachet. Believed to be one of only 10 such covers. Also a photograph of the MV ''Norsel'' and label on original matchbox (empty). Photo.
4162 £280
Antarctica: Bouvet Island Expedition 1955: Envelope addressed to Dr. J. Harvey-Pirie by chief meteorologist A.B. Crawford, with both cachets and SAS ''Transvaal'' straight line dated ''1 FEB 1955''. bearing South Africa 2d. tied by Cape Town Paquebot c.d.s. of Feb. 7. Scarce, only 347 covers having been carried. Also Apr. 1 1955 letter from Crawford to Harry Evans confirming number and describing production of the cachets, photographs of Crawford and the island, and a range of later QXL cards (2) and covers (13) with Bouvet Island cachets (framed pictorial, rectangular framed, straight line and oval) between 1959 and 1982 incl. 1959 'Operation Cerentoli'. Photo.
4163 £400
Antarctica: Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition 1955-56: Selection on leaves incl. photographs and scarce Huntings Aerosurveys & Geophysics Unit complete sheet of 25 labels (folds affect fifteen). etc.
4165 £700
Antarctica: Later Expeditions: Australian National Research Expeditions from 1947, collection of covers with cachets etc. in an album, Dec. 25 1947 first mail from Heard Island, registered from 1949, HMAS ''Labuan'' with 1950 Relief stampless cover, ''Commandant Charcot'', MacQuarie Island with 1948 Catalina Flight, ''River Fitzroy', Mawson Base with 1954 cover signed by Mawson and Dovers, 1954 Expedition labels, Wilkes Station 1954 (Jan. 22) and 1958 (Feb. 18) covers signed by all base personnel, Davis Base 1959 flight, photographs, etc. (approx. 50 items)
4166 £110
Antarctica: Later Expeditions: Marion Island, 1960 (July 5) Cape Town-Marion Island flight cover, with cachets of D.F. Malan Airport Weather Office, Department of Transport, Marion Island and RRS ''Shackleton'' on which covers returned in Mar. 1966, registration and airmail labels, with signed cachet of O.C. 35 Squadron on reverse, and with map enclosure signed by A.B. Crawford. 24 covers carried. Photo.
4167 £1200
Antarctica: Later Expeditions and Bases, extensive collection in fifteen albums and loose, incl. many scarcer items, signed, commercial, etc. with 1955-58 Trans-Antarctic with F.I.D. in full sheets, 1957-58 Hydrographic Survey, I.G.Y., Combined Services, Argentina from 1947, Belgium with 1957-58 Expedition 30f. miniature sheet, Brazil, Chile, extensive Japan, New Zealand with Campbell Island from 1951 incl. 1960 emergency flight, Ross Dependency, Norwegian-British-Swedish Expedition 1949-52, Russia, South Africa 1960 S.A.N.A.E., U.S.A. incl. Byrd Station with 1959 Survey Expedition to Amundsen Sea (endorsed by leader), Navy Expedition 1954-55, with Atka-Little America helicopter flight, Operation Deepfreeze, Univ. of Michigan 1959-60 Ross Ice Shelf Traverse, Amundsen-Bellingshausen Sea Expedition with 1961 rescue flights, Feb. 12 1961 helicopter flight, etc.
4168 £500
Antarctica: A selection of mainly covers incl. some later expeditions, cachets, etc. with a good range of T.A.A.F. incl. semi-commercial mail and f.d.c's, variously bearing 1956-60 to 8f. (2), 10f. (2), 12f. (2), 15f., 20f. (3), 25f. (3), 85f. (on souvenir piece), Air 50f., 100f., 1957 I.G.Y. set (4), 1959 10f. (4), 1960 Kerguelen 25f. (2), 1961 Charcot 25f., 1963 Quiet Sun 20f. (2), 100f., 1969 French Exploration 25f., etc., good to fine. The property of another vendor.
4169 £300
Antarctica: An exceptional mainly modern mint collection in four boxed Lindner albums contained in a carton, with A.A.T. incl. 1966-68 to $1, B.A.T. incl. 1963-69 to 1 (both), 1966 Churchill, 1971 decimal surcharges, Ross Dependency from 1957, T.A.A.F. from 1955 incl. 1956-60 set less 8f. but with Airs, 1971 Fishes, 1972 Insects, Bicentenary, 1973 Ships,1976 set with Airs, Victoria Land 1911 1d., etc. mainly fine and almost entirely unmounted. The property of another vendor.
4171 £2100
Antarctica: An exceptional balance accumulation of modern covers in four cartons, with base and ship cachets, special cancellations, some signed, etc. from a range of countries incl. Argentina, Chile, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, South Africa, etc., chiefly good to fine. (1,000s)
4172 £380
Antarctica: An accumulation of U.S.A. covers with an extensive range of base and ship cachets and cancellations etc. from 1957 onward incl. Operation Deepfreeze, flight covers incl. 1960 Byrd Station to Bellingshausen Sea Traverse with ''DAMAGED BY HANDLING/IN THE POSTAL SERVICE'', some signed, some tone spotting but mostly fair to fine. (many 100s)
4173 £680
Antarctica: An extensive accumulation of mainly modern covers from many countries contained in two cartons, incl. base and ship cachets, with Argentina, Australia, Chile, Ecuador, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, T.A.A.F., U.S.A. with Operations Highjump and Deepfreeze, etc.
4174 £400
Antarctica: An accumulation of covers in a carton, many commemorative incl. signed items, with British Antarctic Survey, 1983-85 Joint Services Expedition, 1982 Falklands Conflict with ship cachets, B.A.T. bases, Falkland Islands commercial, 1968 hovercraft and 1977 first flight covers, South Georgia, some f.d.c.'s and duplication.
4175 £220
Antarctica: Selection of early expedition postcards from early expeditions incl. Wharton types AA-12 hand tinted, BB-1 (with 1906 Marseille Colonial Exhibition label), CE-2, DE-10, DF-4, unlisted card of the ''Discovery'' at East India Docks used Sept. 7 1904, GI-7, KB-7199A, KI-9, PC-2 and PC-49, mainly good to fine. (11 cards)
4176 £130
Antarctica: 1946 to 1972 selection of covers variously addressed, mainly from Falkland Islands Dependency or British Antarctic Survey bases bearing a range of frankings and cancellations, mainly good to fine. (approx. 85 items) The property of another vendor.
4178 | £200
Antarctica: Literature: A small library of twenty-nine non philatelic publications contained in two cartons, incl. ''Ross in the Antarctic'' by M.J. Ross, ''The Great White South'' by Herbert G Ponting, ''A Camera in Antarctica'' by A Saunders, ''The Polar Times 1935-45'' bound in two volumes, etc.
4181 | £60
Antarctica: Literature: ''The Polar Trial'' by Ernest E Mills Joyce (1929), some minor faults.
4184 £60
Antarctica: Literature, a selection in a carton incl. ''Postal History of the Antarctic 1904-49'' by Bagshawe & Goldup, F.I.P.S.G. monograph nos. 2, 4, 7, 8 and 15, ''Postcards of Antarctic Expeditions'' by Wharton, etc.
4185 | £40
Antarctica: Literature: ''Chronological List of Antarctic Expeditions and Related Historical Events'' by R.K Headland (1989) signed by author, ''Ordeal By Ice Ships of the Antarctic'' by Rorke Byran (2011) and ''Exploring Polar Frontiers'' vols. I and II by W.J. Mills, all as new.
4189 £780
Antarctica: Australian Antarctic Territory: An extensive selection of covers with earlier items incl. 1948 HMAS ''Wyatt Earp'', Operation Sinbad, Macquarie Island, Mawson and Davis bases, 1957 Kista Dan-Mawson, 1959 Mawson-Davis and return flights, 1960 ''DAMAGED BY/WATER'' (2), some signed, stamp issues from 1958 with 1966 to $1 (8), etc., mostly good to fine. (100s)
4190 £110
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1969 1 Endurance unmounted mint and used on f.d.c. from Signy Island, fine. S.G. 15a. The property of another vendor.
4191 | £50
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1963 (Feb. 1) envelope addressed to B.A.S. geophysicist Mike Cox on R.R.S. ''Shackleton'', bearing 1/2d. to 1 set of original set of fifteen. The property of another vendor.
4192 £190
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: 1998 Antarctic Birds 1p. in a complete plate 1A x 4/1B x 4 sheet of 50 (2 panes of 25), folded twice with [R.1/1] of the lower pane showing the inscription error ''British Antarctic Terri'' instead of ''Sheathbill Chionis alba'' at top, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 290, a, cat. 546+, SH 293, v1. Photo.
4194 | £230
British Antarctic Territory: A mint collection from 1963 to 2007 in a Lighthouse hingeless album incl. 1963-69 1/2d. to 1 (both, 1 Endurance is unmounted), 1970 surcharge set, later sets and miniature sheets unmounted, etc. (few 100s)
4195 £1200
Antarctica: British Antarctic Territory: An accumulation of covers in a carton, with a range of bases and cachets, f.d.c's, some signatures incl. Sir Vivien Fuchs (2), 1965 from Halley Bay signed by Dr. Christopher Brown, etc. variously bearing 1963-69 to 1 Endurance (2, on Signy Island f.d.c's), postal stationery, some commercial, etc., mainly fair to fine.
4196 £110
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: 1969 (Sept. 29) envelope to Kent bearing 1968 20f. Albatross and 1968 D'Urville 30f. tied by Iles Saint Paul et Amsterdam c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 31, 44. The property of another vendor. Photo.
4197 £1200
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: Selection of die proofs incl. 1959 values to 200f., 1963 Quiet Sun 20f., 1971 and 1973 Insects sets, preuves de luxe incl. 1959-63 set (less 20f.), Airs with 1962 50f., 1969 50f., 500f., 1972 set, 1974 Ships, bloc-feuillets gomms incl. 1957 I.G.Y., imperf. colour trials incl. progressive strips of 1959-63 2f., 4f., 8f., 25f., 1961 Charcot, 1969 Concorde, imperfs. incl. 1956-60 values to 200f., etc. chiefly fine.
4198 £480
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: An unmounted mint accumulation incl. 1948 Terre Adlie overprint 100f. (8, incl. a corner block of four), 1962 5f. (38, incl. full sheet of 25), 12f. (5), 45f. (3), 1962-72 20f. Albatross, 1966 D1 Satellite 50f. (22, blocks of ten and twelve), 1968 W.H.O. 30f. block of eight), 1969 Exploration 25f. (5), 1973 Ships, 1974 Iles Crozet strip (3), Charcot Voyages (2), 1975 ARAKS strip (3), 1976 to 4f. set (2, less 1f.40), etc. mainly fine.
4199 £680
Antarctica: French Southern and Antarctic Territories: An extensive selection of covers incl. range of cachets and frankings incl. scarcer issues, some commercial, f.d.c's, some minor toning otherwise mainly good to fine. (100s)