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Auction of Great Britain Postage Stamps and Postal History

Sale number: 96

Wednesday 22nd April 2015

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1001 | £5000
A mint and unused Q.V. to K.G.V collection in a stockbook incl. 1864-79 1d. plates (16) with 223 BK, 224 MC, 1902-10 2d. pale grey-green and scarlet, Hendon certificate (1994), 4d. brown-orange with sheet margin at left, R.P.S. certificate (1992), 10d. (ordinary paper) slate purple and carmine with interpanneau margin at top, R.P.S. certificate (2013), 10d. (chalk surface paper) slate-purple and deep carmine, R.P.S. certificate (2013), 5s. bright carmine, 10s. ultramarine, 1 dull blue-green lower marginal example, 1912-22 2d. (die I) intense bright orange, R.P.S. certificate (1986), 9d. olive-green with watermark inverted, 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-geen overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 27, 1 green, some gum toning, mainly good to fine. (31)
1002 | £2500
A Q.V to Q.E.II collection in two Lighthouse albums and green album, incl. 1840 1d. black plates 1a CK, 1b LF, 2 DG, 3 DL, MJ, 5 GG, HC and 9 FA, JJ, 2d. blue plates 1 NJ, OH, PL, 2 QB, 1841 1d. range of plated examples from 1b. to 171, 1854-57 2d. SC16 plate 5 RC, 2d. SC14 plate 4, SC14 2d. plate 5 NI, LC16 2d. plate 5 MC, 1858-69 2d. plates 7 to 15 all with c.d.s's, 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 complete (less 77), 1870 1/2d. plates 1 to 20 complete, 1855-57 4d. (5), 6d. (2), 1s. (3), 1862-64 3d. (3), 4d. (4), 6d. (3), 9d. (3), 1s. (2), 1883 or 84 set used, 1887-92 Jubilee sets to 1s. both (2, mint and used), 1902-13 to 10s. used, 1912-24 watermark Royal Cypher set mint, Seahorses, 1939-48 set unmounted mint, later are unmounted with Commemoratives incl. better phosphors, Officials, etc.
1003 | £3000
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in four cartons, with a few Q.V. to K.G.VI incl. 1887-92 values to 10d. mint, 1911-13 6d. showing printing flaw at top resembling no cross on crown used, then mostly mint Q.E.II decimal with issues to the mid 2000's, incl. miniature sheets, cylinder blocks with high values to 10 (two blocks of nine), presentation packs, f.d.c's, traffic light gutter pairs, Machins with a selection of phosphors omitted incl. 1967-70 8d. blue, 10d. and 1s. GA mint, regionals, minor varieties, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1004 | £1500
A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in an album, heavily duplicated, incl. 1841 1d. red-brown used with blue 1844 type cancellation (4), later line engraved, 1883-84 'lilac and green' to 9d. (3) and 1s. (14), 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. dull green (44) and 1s. green and carmine (12), K.E.VII range of printings to 2s.6d. (24), 5s. (18) and 10s. (2), 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. (44), 5s. (33) and 10s. (7), range of shades, also officials, few booklet panes, watermark varieties, etc., mixed condition. (many 100s)
1005 | £1900
A K.G.V. to K.E.VIII collection in an album, incl. 1911 booklet with one pane of 1/2d. stamps and all interleaving, 1912-24 11/2d. showing ''PENCF'' variety unmounted mint and set to 1s. in mint blocks of four, 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. mint (2) and used (6), 5s. used (3), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. mint and used (4), 5s. mint and used (5), 10s. mint and used, 1924-26 to 1s. mint, 1934-36 to 1s. in mint blocks of four, 1929 P.U.C 11/2d. showing variety ''1829'' for ''1929'' [R.2/5] used and 21/2d. block of 12 (4 x 3) mint, 1934-36 11/2d. booklet panes with brown labels (2) and black labels (2), 2d. orange mint pair and unmounted strip of four with watermark sideways, 1934 re-engraved set mint and 10s. block of four used, covers with 1924 Empire Exhibition 1d. used on f.d.c with exhibition cancel, range of controls, watermark varieties, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1006 | £2100
A heavily duplicated used Q.V. collection comprising 1840 1d. blacks (19), 1870 1/2d. (150) and 11/2d. (45), surface printed with 1855 4d. (49), 6d. (18) and 1s. (3), 1865-67 3d. (6), 4d. (64), 6d. (43) and 1s. (5), 1867-80 3d. (40), 6d. (54), 9d. (4), 10d., 1s. (10) and 2s. blue (3), 1872-73 6d. (29), 1867-83 5s. (2), 1873-80 21/2d. (24), 3d. (31), 6d. (7), 8d. and 1s. (5), mixed plates, varied condition. (few 100s)
1007 | £4500
A Q.V. collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. blacks (9, seven with 4 margins) and 2d. blue, 1841 1d. unused (2), 1841 2d. plate 3 CA-CB pair and plate 4 CA-CD horizontal strip of four used, later line engraved, 1847-54 embossed 1s. (4), 6d. (4 and strip of four) and 10d. pair and single used, surface printed to 5s. used, 1883-84 2s.6d. mint (2) and used (8), 5s. used (4) and 10s. used (3), 1887-92 to 1s. green and carmine (less 6d.) in blocks of four mint and 1 used, range of postal fiscals, officials, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1008 | £2700
A collection in four albums, incl. 1840 1d. (8) and 2d. (3) used, 1841 1d. used (11, one with number ''6'' in Maltese Cross), later line engraved with 1864-79 1d. red plate 225 used, 1847-54 embossed 6d. and 1s. used, surface printed with 1867-80 values to 2s. brown used (reperforated wing margin), 1867-83 5s. (2) and 5 orange used, 1883-84 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used, 1887-92 1 used and to both 1s. mint, 1902--10 2s.6d. to 1 used, 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. used, range of officials, postage dues, regionals, Channel Islands, later with issues to the 1990s, very mixed condition. (100s)
1009 | £1150
A Q.V. used selection, incl. 1847-54 embossed 6d. (2 shades), 10d. and 1s., 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. plate 1 (2) and plate 2 (2) and 10s., 1883-84 2s.6d. and 5s. apparently on blue paper, 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s. (2) on white paper, 1883-83 lilac and green set, 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s., etc., also Telegraph 1876 1 brown, mixed condition. (49)
1010 | £900
A Q.V. to Q.E.II duplicated collection in seven FG albums contained in a carton with main value in mint issues incl. 1939-48 to 1 (10) incl. 10s. dark blue (2), 1948 Wedding 1 (20), 1951 2s.6d. to 1 sets (6, incl. corner blocks), Wildings with range of minor varieties and flaws, booklet panes, Graphites, Castles incl. D.L.R. sets, later plate blocks, commemorative sets in multiples with many flaws and minor varieties, 1966 Hastings 4d. strip with missing magenta, phosphors, postage dues, regionals, also Guernsey and Jersey, etc. (many 100's)
1012 | £4500
An accumulation in a carton, incl. 1840 1d. (4) and 2d. (3) used, 1841 1d. (12) unused or mint, surface printed to 10s. used, 1887-92 Jubilee values to 1 green used, 1902-10 values to 1 used, range of 1913-19 Seahorses to 1 used, 1929 P.U.C 1 used, 1948 Olympic Games set on illustrated f.d.c. with ''Olympic Games Wembley'' cancellation, decimal issues mint, etc., also postage dues, officials, Channel Islands, mixed condition. (1000s)
1013 | £1400
A used line engraved collection on leaves, incl. 1840 1d. black (8) and 2d. blue, 1841 1d. red-brown used with number '6'' in Maltese Cross and another with watermark inverted, 1841 2d. (4), 1854-57 watermark Small Crown perf. 16 and perf. 14 2d., watermark Large Crown perf. 16 2d., 1d. stars with a range of shades, 1864-79 1d. plates 71 to 225 near complete, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1014 | £620
An accumulation in five cartons, incl. 1840 1d. black used, range of surface printed to 5s. used, mint decimal issues, regionals, postage dues, range of covers incl. censored, Guernsey, Jersey and Isle of Man, f.d.c's with 1946 Victory illustrated f.d.c. with ''Don't Waste Bread'' slogan cancellation, R.A.F. covers, etc., mixed condition. (1000s)
1015 | £2200
A Q.V. mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1840 1d. black (5) and 2d. blue (2) used, later line engraved, 1847-54 embossed 10d. and 1s. used, surface printed to 5s. used, 1883-84 to 10s. used (3) and 10s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' with large part original gum, range of officials, covers from 1792 with Parliamentary free, bishop marks, Mulready caricatures, 1840 1d. black on entire from Stratford to Warwick, 1841 2d. used pair (3 margins) on entire from Stranraer to Brighton, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1016 | £3000
A collection in a Windsor boxed album, incl. 1840 1d. black (5, 2 on front/cover) and 2d. blue (4) used, 1841 red-brown incl. numbers in cross (3), later line engraved, 1847-54 embossed to 6d. used, surface printed to 1s. mint and to 1 used, 1887-92 'Jubilee' to 1 used, 1902-10 values to 2s.6d. mint and 1 used, 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1/2d. mint grossly misperforated, 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. used (6), later with issues to 1951, also range of officials, covers with pre-stamp entires, 1853 (Dec. 2) cover from Liverpool to New York bearing 1847-54 1s. embossed with various transit marks on reverse, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1017 | £820
A collection in two albums, used incl. 1840 1d. blacks (3) and 2d. blue, 1841 2d. used with numbers ''4'' and ''5'' in Maltese Cross, later line engraved, 1847-54 embossed 1s., surface printed to 10s., 1902-10 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s. (faults), 1911 range of Downey Heads, 1913-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s., then Q.E.II issues to 1970, also some Channel Islands, mixed condition. (100s)
1018 | £1700
A comprehensive used collection of 1d. reds in two albums, most plated (not guaranteed), with a wide range of imperf. and perf. issues, incl. 1841 1d. imperfs. used with numbers 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 (single and on piece), 8, 9 and 10 in cross, covers, many on piece, much cancellation interest with a range of Maltese Crosses, numeral and Brunswick star cancellations, mixed condition. (100s)
1019 | £1350
A mint and used collection in a boxed album, from Q.V. to K.G.VI, incl. 1840 1d. blacks (7, one on cover) and 2d. blue used, 1864 1d. red plates 71 to 224 complete (less 77) used, range of surface printed to 5s. used, 1883-84 lilac and green to 1s. (less 9d.), 1887-92 Jubilee to both 1s. mint and to 1 green MA used, 1902-10 to 5s. used (2), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. to 10s. used, 1934 re-engraved sets mint and used, 1939-48 set mint, 1951 Festival set mint, etc., range of officials, slightly mixed condition. (100s)
1020 | £3200
A mint and used Q.V. collection in an album, incl. 1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A167, used, 1840 1d. black (11) and 2d. (3 singles, 1 pair and 1 on cover) used, later line engraved, surface printed to 10s. used, 1887-92 to both 1s. mint, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1021 | £550
A mint and used colection on leaves, from K.E.VII to K.G.VI, incl. 1902-10 values to 2s.6d. and 5s. mint and 10s. used, 1911-13 values to 5s. and 10s. used, 1911-12 range of Downey Heads, 1912-24 1/2d. imperf. pair overprinted type 26 ''SPECIMEN'', 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. mint and used (9), 5s. used (5), 10s. mint and used (2), etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1022 | £1100
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation in a carton, incl. 1840 1d. blacks used (20, very mixed), 1841 1d. red used with number ''5'' in Maltese Cross, 1951 Festival set unmounted mint, f.d.c's from 1960s, regionals, booklets, Machins, multiples, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1023 | £820
A used collection in two albums (one Davo), incl. 1840 1d. black and 2d. blue (both 4 margins), 1847-54 embossed 10d. and 1s., surface printed to 10s., 1902-10 values to 10s., 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d., later with issues to the 1990s, etc., also some regionals, range of covers with 1841 1d. reds on cover (4), mixed condition. (100s)
1024 | £1250
A Q.V. to early Q.E.II accumulation in three binders, packets and loose with a range of Q.V. and K.E.VII used, duplicated 1d. lilac, 1/2d. vermilion and 1/2d. blue-green mint controls, 1912-24 1/2d. to 2d. controls mainly in strips and blocks, plus a few 1924-26, K.G.VI duplicated cylinder blocks to 7d. (14), 8d. (4), 9d. (17), 10d. (4), 1s. (33), mostly unmounted, Q.E.II pre-decimal commemorative multiples, a few booklets, covers, also Isle of Man, etc. (many 100s)
1025 | £450
A used K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation in a stockbook, heavily duplicated, incl. 1929 P.U.C . with a range of watermark varieties, 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 sets (13), 1951 Festival sets (8), Wildings with graphites, Castles, pre-decimal and decimal commemoratives, wide range of postage dues, few minor varieties, etc., mostly good to fine. (many 100s)
1026 | £950
A K.G.VI to Q.E.II unmounted mint selection of multiples incl. 1939-48 10s. ultramarine complete sheet of forty (a few minor gum creases), 1953 Coronation sets (30), 1951 2s.6d. to 1 sets (8), 1967 no watermark 1 complete sheet of forty, phosphor commemorative sets, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1027 | £1250
A mint K.G.V. to K.E.VIII accumulation in a stockbook, duplicated, incl. 1924 Wembley sets (57), 1925 Wembley sets (6), 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. and 3s. booklets, K.E.VIII booklet panes, controls, postage dues with specimens, coil leaders, etc., mostly fine, also an additional stockbook with Q.V. to K.G.V. used. (100s)
1028 | £700
A mint K.G.V to Q.E.II accumulation in a carton, incl. Machins with high values, multiples, cylinder blocks. booklet panes, range of varieties and phosphor errors incl. British Rail 12p. pane of nine missing phosphor, 6p. yellow olive missing phosphor and 1st orange red with broad (split) band at right, colour shifts, minor and constant varieties, etc., mostly fine, mainly unmounted. (100s)
1029 | £300
A mint and used collection on leaves, from K.E.VII to early Q.E.II, incl. 1902-10 to 10s. mint and 1 used, 1951 2s.6d. to 1 mint, 1952-54 to 1s.6d. mint, 1955-58 Waterlow 1 mint, 1955-58 to 1s.6d. mint, etc., mixed condition. (couple 100s)
1030 | £1250
A used Q.V. collection in two binders, incl. 1847-54 embossed 1s. pair used on piece, 10d. pair and single and 6d. single, range of 1854-57 and 1858-79 1d. and 2d.'s, surface printed to 10s. used, 1883-84 lilac and green set used, 1887-92 Jubilee to 1s. used, etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1031 | £350
A used Q.V. selection, most with c.d.s. cancels, incl. later line engraved, 1862-64 1s., 1865-67 1s., 1867-80 9d. and 10d., 1883-84 values to 6d., 1887-92 to both 1s., etc., slightly mixed condition. (96)
1032 | £300
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in a carton, incl. line engraved, surface printed to 1s. unused and used, 1883-84 2s.6d. and 5s. used, Machins, etc., also an album of world, mixed condition. (100s)
1033 | £230
A chiefly mint collection in an album, incl. 1902-10 values to 10s. used (with crayon), 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. (2), 5s. (2) and 10s. used, then mint with 1951 2s.6d. to 1 set, 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d., 1955-58 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1 set, later with issues to 1970, also some Channel Islands, mixed condition. (100s)
1034 | £230
A Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in two stockbooks and loose incl. 1883-84 2s.6d. and 10s. used, quantity of Downey Head 1/2d's used, Wildings mint incl. wmk. varieties, pre-decimal and a quantity of decimal Machins mint with a range of printings, cylinder blocks and other multiples, coil strips, high value plate blocks, stitched booklet panes, also Channel Is. and Isle of Man, a few covers and presentation packs, etc. (many 100s)
1035 | £680
A mint and unused Q.V. collection on stockbook pages incl. 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 224 KE, 1873-80 1s. green plate 11 KC, 1881 1d. lilac range of controls blocks etc., 1883-84 5s. crimson on white paper, 1887-92 'Jubilee' set to 1s. (both) with some additional values, 41/2d. in complete panes (3) and 5d. die I, selection of officials, etc., mixed condition. (167)
1038 | £520
Line Engraved: A collection of line engraved covers in three albums, incl. 1840 1d. used on cover to Pontefract, 1840 1d. used on piece, 1840 2d. pair used on entire to Glasgow, 1841 1d.'s with Maltese Crosses, range of 1d. and 2d. stars with a variety of barred and duplex cancellations, also couple on large piece, mixed condition. (60 items)
1039 | £920
A used collection in a Meteor album, from Q.V. to K.G.V, mostly identified minor varietes, also duplicated range of later line engraved, mixed condition. (100s)
1040 | £170
An accumulation in a carton, from Q.V. to the 1980's, incl. 1847-54 1s. used (4 margins), 1902-10 values to 2s.6d. used, presentation packs, f.d.c's, booklets, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1041 | £620
An accumulation in a binder, incl. 1840 1d. black on piece, later line engraved, 1913-19 Seahorses to 10s. mint and used (8), 1902-10 5s. used (6), 1924-26 to 1s. mint, etc., also small quantity of world, mixed condition. (100s)
1042 | £150
A used Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation in a binder with much cancellation interest, incl. line engraved, surface printed to 1s., few Seahorses, Castles, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1043 | £150
A collection in six albums, incl. 1840 1d. used, surface printed to 5s. used (fiscal cancellation), then with chiefly unmounted mint Q.E.II issues to the early 2000s, also some regionals and Channel Islands, mixed condition. (100s)
1044 | £140
A small line-engraved selection with 1841 1d. red-brown 'black' plate 2 TC used and plate 9 JK on 1841 (Apr. 4th) entire letter used within London, 1841 1d. used on 1847 (Nov. 2nd) entire to Sleaford cancelled by two ''94'' numerals of Boston, 1d. Star on 1856 miniature envelope from London to Hertfordshire with North Western T.P.O. ''M/NR'' in circle alongside, and another on 1856 (Aug. 8th) envelope to Dublin cancelled by very scarce Birkenhead Spoon, also 1d. pink stationery envelope with fine Maltese Cross cancellation and c.1880 unaddressed visiting card envelope with two calling cards of different sizes. (7 items)
1045 | £200
A small accumulation incl. 1883 3d. and 1s. used, Machins, Wales postal history with a range of covers, cards and pieces, also three maps showing road routes in Wales, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1046 | £280
A chiefly used accumulation in thirteen albums and stockbooks, from Q.V. to the 1990's. incl. Machins, booklets, miniature sheets, regionals, range of covers and postal stationery with censored, paquebots, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1047 | £260
A Q.V. to Q.E.II mint and used accumulation on stockcards, hagner pages and in packets, Q.V. incl. 1840 1d. black CH with three close margins, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, 1876 mint telegraph stamps to 1s. green (2), 1s. brown-orange, used Govt. Parcel stamps values to 1s. green, used abroad with Constantinople etc., later material incl. postage dues, commemoratives, booklets etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1048 | £140
An accumulation of material on leaves and loose incl. 1840 1d. Mulready lettersheet, unused (faults), selection of covers relating to the Royal Military College Camberley incl. 1822 (Mar. 15th) entire from the college to Edinburgh, 1911 Coronation Aerial Post London-Windsor red-brown card used September 11th, addressed to the college, seven K.G.VI large hand illustrated envelopes depicting animals, also a collection of telegrams, Post Office Savings Bank account books, postal orders, indenture documents, ephemera etc., mixed condition.
1049 | £230
The balance of a collection contained in two cartons with private local issues incl. Lundy, quantity of postcards, literature, also a general all world collection in an album, etc. (100s)
1050 | £80
Collections and Mixed Lots: A selection, incl. 1871 cover to Gibraltar, bearing 1864-79 1d. (2) and 1867-80 6d. mauve plate 9, 1872 cover from Dublin to Ireland, franked by 1872-73 6d. plate 11, also a few foreign stamps, etc. (75)
1051 | £150
An accumulation of covers and fronts in a carton, Q.V. to K.G.V., incl. pre-stamp entires, wrappers, postal stationery, parliamentary frees, paid markings, etc. mixed condition. (100s)
1052 | £45
A small Q.V. to Q.E.II accumulation, incl. surface printed to 2s.6d. used, covers with registered, f.d.c's, few booklets, etc., mixed condtion.
1053 | £600
Cinderellas: A collection in an album, incl. cinderellas with 1901 ''The Prince of Wales's Hospital Fund for London'' stamp booklet with issues from 1901-10 complete, revenues, railway stamps, Channel Islands, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1054 | £110
Miscellaneous: Cinderellas: 1912 'Ideal' stamp imperf. complete sheet in pale new blue on ungummed paper, with ''M-10-12'' control at foot, TR15, some small creases and tears, otherwise fine.
1055 | £120
Miscellaneous: Cinderellas: 1912 'Ideal' stamp three imperf. upper panes in different shades, possibly TR3,5,6, some small creases and tears, otherwise fine.
1056 | £100
Miscellaneous: Cinderellas: 1912 'Ideal' stamp three imperf. lower panes in different shades, all with ''T-10-12'' control at foot, possibly TR3,5,6, all damaged and missing lower right corners.
1057 £100
Dummy Stamps: 1910-14(c.) Waterlow 'Prince Regent' stamps in red strip of four and single in blue, also Harrison & Sons sample stamps, fine. (7). Photo.
1058 | £50
Miscellaneous: Express Labels: A Q.V. to Q.E.II collection of express delivery service labels on leaves incl. unused, used on cover, front or piece, certificates of posting, some literature etc., unusual.
1060 | £100
Miscellaneous: Harrison and Sons: 1952, a fan of colour samples produced by Harrison and Sons of stamps printed by the gravure method, the designs depicting single colour ship, fine.
1061 £110
Revenue Stamps: Judicature Fees: 1876 1d. used on 1884 (Feb. 8th) envelope from Hereford to Leominster, cancelled Hereford duplex, scarce. Photo.
1063 | £300
Newspaper Tax Stamps: A collection in four binders with a range of values, some on piece and some on entire newspapers, incl. proofs (5), mixed condition. (100s)
1064 | £50
Newspaper Tax Stamps: A collection of newspaper stamps and embossed revenue cut outs in a small album, with values up to 500, mixed condition. (few 100)
1065 | £700
Miscellaneous: Parcel Post Labels: A Q.V. to Q.E.II selection, incl. a number with adhesives, wide range of towns, also a range of registered and express labels etc., mixed condition (100s)
1066 | £300
Miscellaneous: Parcel Post labels: London South East: A Q.V. to K.G.V collection in two binders, arranged alphabetically by office with blue and white labels, majority with adhesives with various frankings and cancellations, with Q.V. (50+) with values to 9d., and 1s., K.E.VII (70+) with values to 9d., 10d. and 1s., and K.G.V (40+) with values to 1s., plus some without adhesives incl. a few unused, etc., varied condition, some doubtful cancellations. (approx. 225)
1067 | £380
Miscellaneous: Parcel Post labels: London: A mainly Q.V. to K.G.V collection in two binders, arranged alphabetically by office with blue and white labels, majority with adhesives with various frankings and cancellations, with Q.V. (65+) with values to 9d., 10d. and 1s., K.E.VII (60+) with values to 10d. and 1s., and K.G.V (30+) with values to 1s., plus some without adhesives incl. a few unused, also later to Q.E.II with pieces with parcel cancellations, etc., varied condition, some doubtful cancellations. (few 100s)
1072 | £750
Miscellaneous: Postcards: An accumulation of postcards written up in binders in 7 cartons, mainly unused, themes incl. postal transport, rural life and farming, fox hunting, British scenes, people, hops and hop pickers, markets and shops, Channel Islands, etc., publishers incl. National Postal Museum, Henrie Pitcher, Harry Payne, John Walker Bland, Joseph Welch, F. Hartmann, etc., also some cigarette cards, mixed condition. (100s)
1073 £190
Miscellaneous: Royalty: 1853 (June 3rd) six page letter from Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace to her cousin Count Alphonse Mensdorff-Pouilly in Boskowitz, written in German, signed ''V R'', with original envelope, a fine Royal item. Photo.
1074 £50
Miscellaneous: Tobacco Duty: 1958 Tobacco duty relief tokens, booklet containing 2s.4d. orange stamps (32), dated 3.2.58 to 1.9.58, most unusual.
1075 £130
Miscellaneous: 1890 Uniform Penny Postage Jubilee: A pair of used pre-paid cards, 1890 (July 10th) with complete 'Hoster' machine cancellation, 1894 (Apr. 7th) registered card uprated by 1887-92 2d. grey-green and carmine, cancelled by ''REGISTERED/BARBICAN B.O.E.C./R/7 AP 94'' oval, fine. Photo.
1076 £110
Miscellaneous: Watermark Bits: 1880-83 Crown watermark bit in sheet brass, stitched to a calling card comprising of pairs of marginal corners and large and small Crosses, scarce. Photo.
1077 | £60
Miscellaneous: Watermarked Paper: 1856-62 Emblems four impressions and 1881 Imperial Crown five impressions.
1078 £230
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1881 watermark anchor 5s. rose plate 3 FE, creases not detracting from appearance, otherwise very fine used with neat ''BRADFORD'' c.d.s., very scarce. S.G. Spec. L234, cat. 950 Photo.
1079 £130
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks 1 brown-lilac DE with heavy oily London c.d.s's and a light boxed cancellation, blue crayon line removed. S.G. Spec. L236, cat. 900. Photo.
1080 £480
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks sideways-inverted 5 orange CA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, with part original gum, perfs. a little ragged at lower right and wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. L237S, cat. 2,400. Photo.
1081 £900
Post Office Telegraph Stamps: 1877 watermark shamrocks sideways-inverted 5 orange DI, used with two light ''STIRLING/NO 7/78'' c.d.s.'s., minor perf. imperfections, otherwise fine S.G. Spec. L237, cat. 2,700. Photo.
1085 | £90
Literature: Great Britain: ''The Postal Markings of Devon'' by Ron Hake (1997), the definitive guide in four binders.
1086 | £110
Literature: A large accumulation in five cartons inc. ''Letter Receivers of London, 1652-1857'' volumes 1 and 2 by Feldman, ''British Postal History'' by Huggins, various books incl. Channel Is., Willcocks and Jay County catalogues, pamphlets, articles, auction catalogues, etc. (quantity)
1087 | £40
Literature: ''Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857. A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts'' by Hugh Feldman, hardbound in two volumes with slipcase, very fine, also some general philatelic publications in a carton.
1088 | £60
Literature: Great Britain: ''A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles'' by Robertson, the two volumes, no 200 of 600 copies on art paper, signed by the author, in original peg binders without slipcase, some damage to the binding of the second volume.
1089 | £50
Literature: ''The Line Engraved Postage Stamps of Great Britain, volume I by E.D. Bacon (1920), also ''Penny Postage Centenary'' edited by S. Graveson (1946), some imperfections.
1090 | £2700
A collection of covers in an album, incl. 1840 1d. blacks on cover (9, most with 4 margins), Whitaker's Almanack reproduction used (Oct. 7 1889) with 1d. lilac, Ocean Penny Postage envelope by Valentine used (May 23 1868) with 1d. red, 1912 (Feb. 7) cover to London with 'Penny in the Slot' ''LONDON.E.C./POSTAGE PAID/1d.'' c.d.s. in red, 1881 illustrated envelope showing hunting scene used, cross post covers (6), Bishop marks, Dockwras (6 incl. Temple, Hermitage), Fifth Clause Post with Wincanton framed, Parliamentary frees, 1841 1d. reds on cover used with numbers ''8'' and ''10'' in cross, mileage and rate marks, spoon cancellations, etc., also few on piece, mixed condition. (74)
1091 | £720
An accumulation in four albums, chiefly covers, incl. pre-stamp entires, range of rate and mileage marks, Parliamentary Frees (these mostly on front), bishop marks, Penny Post, ship letters, registered, postal stationery, censored, range of unused and used Birmingham picture postcards, etc., much Scotland, mixed condition. (100s)
1092 | £280
Postal History and Covers: A pre-stamp to K.G.VI collection of covers and entires incl. 1854 (July 28th) 6d. embossed and 1d. star mixed franking, registered to London, 1890 (May 17th) Penny Post Jubilee 1d. carmine postcard with Guildhall cancellation, exhibitions cards, penny post, ship letters, overseas destinations, mint and used postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (few 100)
1093 | £600
An accumulation in a carton, mostly covers, incl. 1840 1d. blacks on cover (2), censored, pre-stamp entires with Parliamentary free, Bishop marks, also study of Devon pre-stamp, J.W.Southgate Caricature reproduction envelopes numbers 1 to 6, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1094 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A collection of pre-stamp entires and fronts, incl. a wide range of rate and mileage marks, branch offices, receiving houses, instructional markings, parliamentary frees, etc., mixed condition. (65 items)
1097 | £400
Postal History and Covers: A collection of postal history written up in seven binders, mostly pre-stamp entires, with a wide range of town, paid, mileage and rate markings, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1099 | £160
Postal History and Covers: A collection of Q.V. covers and fronts in two albums, mostly 1841 and 1854-57 1d. reds with a variety of numeral and duplex cancellations, also an album of Q.V to Q.E.II postal stationery and revenues, very mixed condition. (couple 100s)
1101 £280
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Guilemo de Grave in Hamburg to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p Robert Bredcade'' (letter carrier), this letter has been disinfected by baking, probably in the port area due to an outbreak of yellow fever. Photo.
1102 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1586 merchants entire from Tomaso de Bene in Paris to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p tutto'', fine. Photo.
1103 £160
Postal History and Covers: 1594 merchants entire from Taddeo Delle of Livorno to Bartholomew Corsini of London, endorsed ''con la nave il Refugio'', fine. Photo.
1104 £140
Postal History and Covers: 1596 merchants entire from Daniel Saracini of Dunkerque to Bartholomew Corsini in London, endorsed ''p q 7'', with wax seal and part of the cord, fine. Photo.
1105 £140
Postal History and Covers: 1598 merchants entire from Thomas Channyn of Rouen to Bartholomew Corsini in London, with wax seal and part of the cord, fine. Photo.
1106 £200
Postal History and Covers: 1687 (Oct. 13th) small entire letter, without postal markings, a love letter sent by a Mr. Philip Williams to his future wife, addressed ''To ye honoured Mdam Elizabeth Nalson at Ely'', the daughter of John Nalson, rector of Doddington, small piece of entire missing but the message complete, a rare early miniature cover, with a colour copy of the message. Photo.
1108 | £230
Postal History and Covers: 1784 to 1847 group of entire letters and 1d. stationery envelopes incl. Westminster Dockwras (2), 1786 ''57OXFORD'' first type Mileage, selection of Berkshire Mileages and u.d.c's, 1818 ''NEWBURY/Penny Post'', 1839 Edinburgh handstruck ''4'', 1840 Abergavenny ''P 1'' in red, 1847 embossed ''TUESDAY'' envelope from London to Norwich, etc., fine group. (20)
1113 £380
Postal History and Covers: 1840 (Jan. 1st) James Chalmers, Printer, Bookseller, and Stationer, Dundee, printed receipt, signed ''1840 Jany 1 Settled Ja(mes) Chalmers'', a rare signature of the postal reformer. Photo.
1115 | £170
Postal History and Covers: Three Q.V. mixed frankings comprising 1842 (Nov. 19th) entire to Falkirk bearing 1841 1d. red-brown (2), KI, KJ, 2d. blue plate 3 FK, all cut into, tied by neat black Maltese Crosses, 1857 (Dec. 9th) registered envelope from Edinburgh to London bearing 1d. star PH and 1856 6d. lilac, tied by ''131'' numeral cancelation, ''Registered/EDINBURGH'' hanstamp in red alongside, 1860 (Feb. 1st) wrapper from Glasgow to Messina with manuscript ''Via Marseilles'' franked with 1d. star CI, 1855-1857 4d. rose-carmine, 6d. lilac, tied by ''159'' duplex handstamps, fine group. (3)
1117 £450
Postal History and Covers: 1853 (June 16th) letter concerning ''the sorting and despatch of the Evening Mails'', signed by assistant secretary of the Post Office Frederic Hill, brother of Rowland Hill, a rare signature. Photo.
1123 | £780
Postal History and Covers: Cornwall: 1690 to 1910 collection of covers and entires relating to Cornwall incl. 1690 (May 10th) privately carried entire, 1704 (Jan 22nd) entire from Callington to Exeter, 1787 (Jan. 2nd) entire to Falmouth with unboxed straight line ''BODMIN'' (17 x 3mm) handstamp in black, 1789 (Apr. 18th) entire to Launceston with black unboxed ''BODMIN'' handstamp with serifs (33 x 7mm), 1812 (Apr. 27th) entire to ''Lanson'' (Launceston) with good ''LESTWITHEL/249'' (48 x 12mm) handstamp, range of penny post, later village postmarks, etc., an interesting lot with a number of rare markings, mixed condition. (few 100)
1125 | £40
Postal History and Covers: Derbyshire: Melbourne: 1674-1911 a selection on leaves, incl. 1674 entire to London without postal markings, 1799 entire to Melbourne Hall bearing straight line ''DERBY'', etc. (9 items)
1126 | £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: 1782 to 1850 collection of pre-stamp and stamples covers and entires relating to Devon incl. 1790 (July 10th) entire with straight line ''PLYMOUTH'' handstamp, 1799 (July 11th) entire with circular ''PLYMOUTH'' 22mm handstamp, 1825 (June 24th) entire to St. Columb manuscript ''8'' and straight line ''TOO LATE'', range of penny posts, straight line markings, receiving houses, too lates etc., mixed condition. (118)
1127 | £420
Postal History and Covers: Devon: Q.V. later line engraved to Q.E.II collection of covers relating to Devon incl. 1885 (July 24th) cover bearing 1884 2d. lilac, village postmarks, postal stationery, etc., mixed condition. (few 100)
1128 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Dorset: A pre-stamp collection of covers and entires relating to Dorset incl. boxed penny post, straight line and circular handstamps, mileage marks, etc., mixed condition. (20)
1134 £200
Postal History and Covers: Interrupted Mail: Ship Wrecks: 1943 On Active Service envelope from a British Navy ship to London, with red ''POST/OFFICE/MARITIME/MAIL'' and Navy censor cachet, on reverse has two line ''DAMAGED AS A RESULT/OF ENEMY ACTION'' cachet in violet, no indication of how the damage occurred. Photo.
1135 | £350
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: A selection of pre-stamp entires with a variety of Ballymena and Coleraine markings incl. paids, different colours, boxed, etc., and a selection of internal entires to the Belfast Bank in Ballymoney all bearing imperf. and perf. 1d. reds, all imperfs. with four margins, few filing folds clear of adhesives, otherwise good to fine condition. (36)
1136 | £300
Postal History and Covers: Ireland: 1795 to 1830 group of Irish entire letters with Belfast (11) incl. 1795 and 1799 straight line, 1817 Post Paid scroll, 1818 and 1819 circular dated mileage with ornaments, and Dublin (3) with rare 1810 Paid Mermaid, and 1811 and 1812 Mermaids, etc., fine group. (14)
1138 | £250
Postal History and Covers: A collection of London postal history written up in three binders, mostly pre-stamp entires, with a wide range of town, paid, mileage and rate markings, bishop marks, parliamentary frees, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1139 | £680
Postal History and Covers: A collection of covers and picture postcards in three albums, all sent from various Military barracks and camps, from Q.V. to Q.E.II, incl. Aldershot, Blackdown, Catterick, Crowborough, Henlow, Lark Hill, Stanhope Lines, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1140 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: 1829-2002 a collection in an album, incl. Admiralty, Buckingham Palace, House of Commons, House of Lords. Post Office, etc. (96 items)
1142 £95
Postal History and Covers: Official Mail: 1901 O.H.M.S Inland Revenue printed envelope to Chatteris bearing Inland Revenue 1882-1901 1d. lilac strip of three, tied ''CROYDON/OC 3/01'' c.d.s's, some mild toning, otherwise fine. Photo.
1143 £220
Postal History and Covers: Putney: 1794 entire to London with ''(Crown)/P. POST/PAID'' in purple and ''PUTNEY/1'', rare combination of the experimental mark plus receiving house handstamp. Photo.
1144 | £200
Postal History and Covers: Registered Mail: 1833-73 selection of covers on leaves, incl. 1833 cover to Dublin, endorsed ''Money Letter'' with ''1/6'' rate mark and straight line ''THE POST STEWART'', 1846 cover to Macclesfield, endorsed ''Registered'', franked by 1841 2d. blue JA-JC strip and SB, 1858 cover to Macclesfield endorsed ''Registered'', bearing 1855-57 4d. and 6d., etc. (12 items)
1146 £380
Postal History and Covers: Rowland Hill: 1866 (Mar. 26th) letter on crested ''HAMPSTEAD N.W.'' paper, to ''D. Dickson Esq'' asking him ''when you communicate with Mr Macnair to express the congratulations of Lady Hill & myself on his marriage'', signed by Rowland Hill, fine and scarce, with a 1981 letter from the N.P.M. confirming its authenticity. Photo.
1147 | £160
Postal History and Covers: A collection of Scottish postal history written up in three binders, mostly pre-stamp entires, with a wide range of town, paid, mileage and rate markings, wheel tax, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1148 £450
Postal History and Covers: 1847 attractive printed illustrated cover to Scotland showing rural scenes, with ''8'' rate mark and ''SHIP LETTER'' cachet in black on flap, faults. Photo.
1149 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Somerset: A pre-stamp to K.G.V collection of covers and entires relating to Somerset incl. penny post, mileage marks, late markings, registration receipts, later village postmarks, etc., mixed condition. (few 100)
1150 £6000
Postal History and Covers: Submarine Telegraph: 1852 (Feb. 23rd) ''TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCH/BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH'' envelope printed in red, addressed to Bath and bearing 1841 1d. red-brown plate 129 FL with good to large margins all round, tied by light numeral cancellation, complete with the telegraphic cross-Channel message ''FROM-CAPTAIN-BALDOCK-TO-MRS-TAYLOR-WITH-AFFECTIONATE-&VERY-BEST-WISHES-FOR-THE-PLEASANT-JOURNEY-OF HERSELF-&MR-TAYLOR-TO-INDIA-&SINCERE-HOPES-FOR-HER-HAPPY-RE-UNION-WITH-THE-DEAR-FRIENDS-SHE-LEAVES-IN-ENGLAND-PRINTED-BY-SUBMARINE-TELEGRAPH-BETWEEN-ENGLAND-&-FRANCE-FEBRUARY-23-1852-9-10-AM- WEATHER-COLD BUT-FINE.''. The Submarine Telegraph Company was established in 1850 by John Walker Brett (1805-1863) and his younger brother, Jacob, to operate submarine telegraphic cables between Britain and the Continent, under commissions from the French and Belgian Governments. The line was completed on 17th October 1851, and opened to the public for the transmission of messages on 13th November. A cover of major importance in the field of transport and communication, the only recorded example of an imperforate stamp on this envelope, complete with telegraphic cross-Channel message. Photo.
1151 | £400
Postal History and Covers: Surrey: A large accumulation of Q.V. to Q.E.II covers in two cartons relating to Surrey, predominantly K.G.VI and Q.E.II but some earlier material incl. 1821 (Jan. 3rd) to Lynn, Norfolk with ''HASLEMERE/45'' handstamp, range of postmarks and slogan cancellations, postcards, registration and parcel post labels, maps ephemera, etc., (many 100s)
1152 | £380
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: 1827 to 1866 group incl. 1828 Free entire with enclosure from an M.P., 1837 'Dobbs Patent' valentine letter sheet with central embossed rose with manuscript poem, 1847 Dobbs coloured embossed, 1847 Rock & Co. coloured, 1866 comic handmade valentine, etc., fine group. (9)
1154 £200
Postal History and Covers: Valentines: 1878 (Feb. 13th) printed ''FACT AND FICTION ILLUSTRATED'' envelope used locally in Windsor, depicting Cherubs and Lovebirds in silhouette with enclosed ''tragi-comic'' valentine card, bearing 1864-79 1d. plate 201 JE tied by Windsor duplex, a most attractive item. Photo.
1166 | £75
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1773 (July 7th) and 1774 (May 7th) entires from Liverpool to Somerset and Ormskirk, one bearing manuscript ''3'', other with ''1'' rate marks, on reverse has a good strikes of the straight line ''LIVERPOOL'' (LL29).
1169 £90
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1779 (Feb. 20th) entire from Liverpool to Ulverston, manuscript ''3'' rate mark, on reverse has a fine strike of the two line ''LIVER/POOL'' size 28 x 11mm not recorded in 1779, it is a similar type to those used in the periods for LL31 and LL33 but smaller. Photo.
1170 £160
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1785 (Dec. 1st) entire from Liverpool to Nottingham, manuscript ''5'' rate mark, a a good strike of the scarce ''204 LIVER/POOL'' (LL35). Photo.
1175 £130
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1828 (Nov. 5th) entire from Norwich Union in Liverpool, locally addressed, bearing a fair strike of the scarce oval framed ''Paid 1'' in red (LL152). Photo.
1177 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1831-50 selection of stampless covers, incl. 1932 entire bearing red boxed ''MISSENT/To Liverpool'' (LL228), 1837 entire bearing red boxed ''MIS-SENT/To/LIVERPOOL'' (LL231), range of Paid marks, etc. (34 items)
1179 | £130
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1836 (July 1st) and 1837 (March 10th) entires from Liverpool to the same addressee in Broadhead, near Saddleworth, both carried on the Liverpool Manchester Railway, one with unframed ''4'', other with ''5'' of Lime Street station.
1180 £220
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1840 (May 15th) entire from Liverpool to Oldham, bearing 1d. black plate 2 EF, good to large margins, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, affected by filing crease, otherwise fine. Photo.
1182 | £190
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1840 (May 23rd) 1d. Mulready envelope from Liverpool to Watford, on reverse has Inspectors handstamp, 1840 (Oct. 19th) 1d. Mulready letter sheet A27 from Mold to Liverpool, 1840 (Oct. 9th) 1d. Mulready letter sheet from London to Liverpool, with ''English and Scottish Law Fire and Life Assurance'' advert in blue, 1841 (Nov. 3rd) 1d. Mulready envelope A159 from Liverpool to Horly Hill, on reverse has two line ''BURY St/LIVERPOOL'', fair to fine.
1183 £270
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1840 (July 18th) entire from Liverpool to Glasgow, franked by 2d. blue plate 1 FL, small to good margins, tied by red Maltese Cross. Photo.
1184 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1840 (Oct. 10th and 16th) two entires, both from Liverpool to the same addressee in Edinburgh, franked by 1d. black plate 1b SG and plate 1a OE, both touched or cut into one side, cancelled by red Maltese Crosses.
1185 £200
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1840 (Dec. 16th) entire from Liverpool to Chester, bearing 1d. black plate 8 SE, close to large margins, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, on reverse has two line ''OLDHALL ST/LIVERPOOL'', slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Photo.
1186 | £230
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841-99 collection of covers and cards on leaves, incl. 1857 (Dec. 12th) Parliamentary Notice used locally, franked by 1854-57 2d. and 1855-57 6d. tied by ''466'' barred ovals, 1882 (April 3rd) cover used locally, franked by 1860-67 Postal Fiscal 1d. tied by squared circle, range of rates to overseas destinations, etc. (37 items)
1187 £260
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841-1964 selection of mainly covers and cards, incl. 1854 cover to Worcestershire, franked by 1854-57 1d. tied Liverpool Spoon and with red boxed ''MISSENT/TO/WORCESTER'', 1867 cover to Torquay, franked by 1864-79 1d. red by Liverpool duplex, with a pen and ink drawing of a Clown painting his washing!, u.d.c's, Spoons, handstruck 2's, etc. (71 items)
1188 | £120
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841 (Jan. 31st) entire from Congleton to Liverpool, franked by 1840 1d. black plate 5 OK-OL pair, OK just touched at right, OL cut into at left, 1840 (Dec. 10th) entire from Liverpool to the Isle of Man, franked by 1d. black plate 2 GI (cut into at right), tied by red Maltese Crosses.
1189 | £100
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841 (Feb. 3rd) entire from Liverpool to St. Helens, franked by 1d. black plate 2 QC (cut into at left) tied by red Maltese Cross, on reverse has two line ''OLDHALL St/LIVERPOOL'', 1841 (Feb. 26th) entire from Liverpool to London, franked by 1d. black plate 8 HL, (cut into at right), tied by black Maltese Cross, on reverse has two line ''BERRY St/LIVERPOOL''.
1190 £210
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841 (April 24th) cover from Liverpool to London, franked by 1840 2d. blue plate 2 BG, small to large margins, tied by black Maltese Cross, on reverse has Liverpool despatch and London receiving marks.. Photo.
1191 £230
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841 (July 8th) entire from Liverpool to London franked by 1840 1d. black plate 1b SI-SJ pair (SJ just shaved at left), tied by black Maltses Crosses. Photo.
1192 £900
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1841 (Nov. 7th) Mulready 1d. letter sheet A16 (forme 2) uprated to 2d. with 1d. black plate 5 AD (just touched at top-right) from Kendal to Liverpool, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, on reverse has Kendal datestamp, inside has pen sketched and short letter, some faults, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. Spec.ME1, cat. 15,000. Photo.
1193 £320
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1848 (April 13th) Mulready 2d. letter sheet (stereo missing) used from Liverpool to Manchester, cancelled by ''466'' barred oval. Photo.
1194 | £150
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1855-58 seven covers, all with Spoon cancellations, incl. 1856 (Feb. 5th) cover from Liverpool to London, bearing 1854-57 1d. RI (trimmed at left and right) and 1847-54 embossed 6d. (cut into at base), etc.
1195 £300
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1857 (July 8th) envelope, registered from Liverpool to London, franked by 1854-57 2d. JE, 1856-58 1d. rose-red, and 1855-57 4d. rose (damaged), tied by Liverpool Spoon cancels, oval ''REGISTERED/G.P.O.'' datestamp and with Crown/curved ''REGISTERED''. Photo.
1196 £170
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: 1873 (May 4th) mourning envelope from Portsmouth, addressed to Prince Edward Island, franked 1867-80 3d. plate 10 tied by Portsmouth duplex, on reverse has a good strike of the ''quartered'' handstamp used on outgoing mail from Portsmouth via London and Liverpool to Canada, applied in London in red (normally struck in black), scarce. Photo.
1197 £90
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1710 (Aug. 26th) entire from a merchant in Philadelphia to Liverpool, sent by private ship arriving in London on December 30th, on reverse has ''DE/30'' Bishop mark, manuscript ''2'' rate mark crossed out and re-rated ''In All 5'', scarce early transatlantic item. Photo.
1198 £250
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1712 (July 2nd) entire from a merchant in Philadelphia to Liverpool, carried bt the Galley Captain John Annis of a private sailing ship the ''Mary Hoop'' arriving in London on August 25th., on reverse has ''AV/25'' Bishop mark, manuscript ''5'' crossed out and re-rated ''In All 1n9''. Photo.
1201 £180
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1792 entire from Grenada to Glasgow, endorsed ''Via Lpool'' with ''2d'' rate mark, and a fine two line ''LIVERPOOL/SHIP'' (M1).
1203 | £110
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1811 (June 8th) entire from Demerara, endorsed ''pr Mary'' with ''8'' rate mark, double oval ''SHIP LETTER?Crown/LIVERPOOL'', also 1854 entire from Canada to Norfolk, bearing ''PKT. LETTER/PAID/LIVERPOOL'' tombstone datestamp, ''PAID'' (twice'' and ''PAID'' c.d.s. all in red, manuscript ''* stg 1 Dec.''. on reverse has Brantford despatch mark.
1206 | £75
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1825-54 seven entires with Ship Letter marks, comprising M6, M6A (2), M11, IN1, and two tombstone Packet Letter in green and red, good to fine.
1210 | £90
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1855-56 three covers from Victoria via Liverpool, each with 1854-55 6d., and all with ''AUSTRALIA/PAID/LIVERPOOL/PACKET'' datestamps in red, fair to good.
1211 | £210
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1860-95 three covers from Canada to England via Liverpool, comprising 1860 cover bearing 1859 121/2c. pen cancelled, 1877 cover bearing 1870-88 5c. uncancelled and 1895 3c. stationery envelope additionally franked 1870-88 2c., all with ''PAID/LIVERPOOL/COL. PACKET'' datestamps in red.
1213 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Maritime Mail: 1881-1914 a selection of postal stationery all to overseas destinations (one is to London), incl. Chile, Germany, etc. (12 items)
1214 | £80
Postal History and Covers: Liverpool: Crimean War: 1854 (Sept. 10th) envelope to Liverpool, endorsed 'via Marseille' and with ms. '6', blue ''POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY'' c.d.s. on reverse, 1855 (Nov. 5th) envelope to Liverpool, endorsed 'via Marseille' and with ms. '3', blue ''POST OFFICE/BRITISH ARMY'' c.d.s. on reverse, some imperfections, otherwise fine.
1216 | £2300
Mail to Overseas Destinations: A group of surface printed covers to a range of destinations incl. 1855-57 wmk. small garter 4d. on 1857 entire to France cancelled Liverpool spoon, wmk. small garter 4d. (2) on 1856 envelope to France, 6d. on blued paper on 1860 envelope to South Africa, 1s. on 1858 envelope to U.S.A., 1862-64 9d. on 1863 envelope to India, 1s. on 1863 envelope to Australia, 1s. (2) with 6d. on 1864 entire to Italy, 1865-67 6d. on 1866 entire to Tenerife, 1s. on 1866 entire to Portugal, 1867-80 9d. on 1868 entire to Greece, 2s. blue on 1877 entire to Mexico, 2s. pale blue on 1879 entire to Venezuela, 1873-80 4d. sage-green plate 16 on 1878 entire to Austria with 1858-69 2d. plate 15, 8d. on 1878 envelope to India, 1880-83 6d. on 6d. on 1883 envelope to Australia, etc., varied condition. (19 covers)
1217 | £210
Mail to Overseas Destinations: A group of surface printed covers to various destinations with 1855-57 1s. on 1860 E.L. from Liverpool to U.S.A., 1862-64 6d. plate 3 on 1863 E.L. from London to Nova Scotia, 6d. plate 3 pair on 1863 E.L. from Liverpool to France, 6d. plate 4 used with 1858-69 2d. plate 9 on 1865 E.L. from London to France, 9d. plate 2 used with 1864-79 1d. plate 90 on 1864 envelope from Harwich to India, 1s. used with 1856-58 LC14 1d. on 1864 E.L. from London to U.S.A., 1865-67 6d. plate 5 (2) on 1865 E.L. from London to France, and 1880-83 6d. on 6d. on 1883 envelope from London to Australia, mixed condition. (8 covers)
1218 | £170
Mail to Overseas Destinations: A group of covers to various destinations bearing surface printed 4d. issues with 1862-64 4d. plate 3 on 1863 entire to France, plate 4 on 1864 E.L. to France, plate 4 alongside 1865-67 6d. on 1865 envelope to Russia, 1865-67 4d. plate 7 on 1866 E.L. to France, another on large 1865 piece, plate 8 on 1867 entire to France, plate 11 used with 1867-80 6d. plate 8 on 1869 entire to Greece, plate 13 alongside 1864-79 1d. plate 140 on 1873 entire to Finland, and 1880-83 4d. plate 18 (2, one damaged) alongside 1d. lilac on 1884 E.L. to Argentina, varied condition. (9 items)
1219 | £210
Mail to Overseas Destinations: A group of covers to various destinations bearing 1887-92 'Jubilee' issues with 5d. die I on 1887 envelope from Aberystwith to India, 5d. die II on 1892 uprated 2d. registered envelope from Lowestoft to Denmark, another on 1897 envelope from Liverpool to Canada, 10d. on uprated 2d. registered envelope from Brixton to Germany, and 1s. green and 1/2d. vermilion together on uprated 2d. registered envelope from London to Amsterdam, varied condition. (5 covers)
1220 | £90
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Brazil: 1866-83 four covers, comprising 1866 (May) to Pernambuco bearing 1865-67 1s. plate 4 IF, 1868 (June 9th) from London, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 BJ, 1869 (Aug. 7th) from Dundee to Santos bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 BE and 1883 (Feb. 17th) to Para, bearing 1880-83 4d. grey-brown plate 18 OL (perfin), good to fine.
1221 | £50
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Costa Rica: 1867-93 four covers, comprising 1867 (Mar. 16th) entire from Liverpool to Valparaiso, bearing 1865-67 1s. plate 4 RI-RJ pair, tied by Liverpool/466 duplexes, 1876 to San Jose bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 12 QE, 1889 to San Jose, bearing 1887-92 4d. (2) both perfined, 1893 from London to San Jose, bearing 1887-92 21/2d. perfined, good to fine.
1223 | £85
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Danish West Indies: 1867 (Dec. 16th) cover to St. Thomas, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 12 AC (perfined) tied by London/30 duplex, 1884 cover to St. Thomas, bearing 1880-83 4d. grey-brown plate 18 ML tied by Manchester/498 duplex.
1227 | £60
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Guatemala: 1871 (July 1st) entire, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 5 GF, 1875 (Feb. 1st) entire bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 10 BE-BF pair, tied by London/87 duplexes.
1228 £170
Mail to Overseas Destinations: India: 1900(c.) envelope used as a parcel label, addressed to ''1st Batt. P.W.C./West Yorkshire Regiment/B. Company/Karachi/India'', bearing 1887-92 4d. (2) and 1900 1s. green and carmine single and pair, tied by ''LEEDS'' parcel cancellations, some holes where the envelope was attached to the parcel and soiling, scarce franking. Photo.
1230 | £170
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Peru: 1859-77 five covers, comprising 1859 (Aug. 17th) cover, bearing 1855-57 1s. (2), tied by London/81 duplexes, 1861 (Oct. 16th) cover franked by 1855-57 1s. pair, tied by Sheffield/700 duplexes, 1864 (Oct. 15th) cover bearing 1862-64 1s. pair, 1871 (Sept. 15th) entire bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 5 DA, EA-EB pair tied by Bristol/134 duplexes and 1876 (Dec. 15th) entire bearing 1873-80 1s. plate 13 OB, MA-MB pair tied by Exchange Liverpool/466 duplexes, fair to fine.
1231 | £270
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Saint Kitts: 1858 (June 1st) envelope with original contents from London, bearing 1855-57 6d. tied by ''17'' barred oval. Photo.
1232 £50
Mail to or from Overseas Destinations: Trinidad: 1868 (Feb. 29th) entire, bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 JD, tied by Birmingham/75 duplex, stamp just affected by filing crease, on reverse has London and Trinidad transit and receiving marks. Photo.
1233 | £110
Mail to Overseas Destinations: Uruguay: 1868-71 four entires, comprising 1868 (Mar. 7th) bearing 1865-67 4d. plate 9 OE 1867-80 1s. plate 4 BH and IH (affected by filing crease) tied by ''498'' barred ovals of Manchester, 1869 (Nov. 8th) bearing 1867-80 plate 4 BJ-BK pair tied by ''498'' barred ovals of Manchester, 1870 (Oct. 8th) bearing 1867-80 1s. plate 4 KJ tied by Leeds/447 duplex, 1871 (Aug. 8th) 1s. plate 5 SE tied by ''498'' barred oval of Manchester, fair to fine.
1235 £110
Mail to Overseas Destinations: Venezuela: 1880 entire from London to Ciudad Bolivar, bearing 1873-80 8d. orange EF (straight edge at right), tied by London/E1/55 duplex. Photo.
1236 | £380
Used Abroad: A selection incl. 1862-64 6d. plate 3 on cover from Constantinople to London cancelled ''C'' barred oval, 1865-67 4d. plate 12 (2) with ''C51'' of St. Thomas, and plate 14 on piece alongside 1873-80 3d. plate 16, 1867-80 9d. with ''C35'' of Panama, 10d. on piece with ''A26'' of Gibraltar, another with Valparaiso c.d.s., 1s. plate 6 (2) with ''C82'' of Pernambuco, 2s. blue with ''C38'' of Callao, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 14 on cover from Constantinople to U.S.A. cancelled ''C'' barred oval, etc., varied condition. (16 items)
1237 | £80
Used Abroad: Argentina: 1855-57 1s. green, 1862-64 9d. straw HJ, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose CI, all cancelled with fair to good strikes of Buenos Aires ''B32'' handstamp, mixed condition.
1238 £110
Used Abroad: Danish West Indies: 1865-67 10d. red-brown, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. pale rose (plate 1), both cancelled by St. Thomas ''C51'' handstamp, 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15 JF, cancelled by light ''C51'' duplex, mixed condition. Photo.
1239 | £160
Used Abroad: Malta: A selection of covers (6) to Italy with 1859 (Jan. 29th) bearing 1856-58 LC14 1d. strip of three cancelled ''M'' in barred ovals, the remainder with ''A25'' cancellations with 1856-58 LC14 1d. strips of three on 1859 covers (2), 1858-69 2d. plate 15 alongside 1873-73 21/2d. plate 15 on 1879 envelope, 1865-67 4d. plate 9 on 1867 entire, and 1873-80 21/2d. plate 2 on 1876 envelope, also 1855 stampless envelope to Ireland with MALTA/PAID/FE 7/1855'' circular datestamp, varied condition. (7 items)
1240 £110
Used Abroad: Nicaragua: 1867-80 2s. blue (plate 1) MB, lightly cancelled by Greytown duplex, also 1873-80 4d. grey-brown plate 17 IH cancelled by part Greytown c.d.s., good to fine. Photo.
1241 £130
Used Abroad: Peru: 1865-67 9d. straw plate 4 LC-LD wing margin pair, 1867-83 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose CB, 1873-80 4d. vermilion plate 15 AA, all cancelled with fair strikes of ''C38'' handstamp, fair to good used. Photo.
1242 | £60
Used Abroad: Puerto Rico: 1865-67 9d. straw plate 4 FI-FJ pair (faults), 1865-67 10d. red-brown, good used, both cancelled by ''C61'' handstamp.
1244 | £550
A large collection of postal stationery written up in binders, unused and used, chiefly Q.V., incl. postcards, specimens, wrappers with W.H.Smith and Son, few with adhesives, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1245 | £100
Postal Stationery: A Q.V. to K.G.V. used accumulation in a carton, some duplication, incl. specimens, perfins, registered, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1248 | £80
Postal Stationery: 1855 proof impresions of Q.V. 1d. pink embossed dies on envelope blacks, before drilling for date plugs for stamping to order work, superb. (2)
1250 £200
Postal Stationery: 1891 21/2d. yellow embossed die, colour and paper trial for the 1892 21/2d. grey blue Post Office envelope EP34, light crease, rare. Photo.
1252 £550
Postal Stationery: 1913 colour standard for K.G.V 1/2d. and 1d., K.E.VII 11/2d. to 1s. embossed die for S.T.O. postal stationery overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type PS17, fine and attractive, one of two examples recorded. Photo.
1254 | £110
Postal Stationery: National Blood Transfusion Service: 1961-66 selection of S.T.O. reply paid postcards 2d.+1/2d.+2d.+1/2d. C5157 outward and reply halves used, 21/2d.+21/2d. C5176B (2), 2d.+1/2d.+2d.+1/2d. C5181 (2), 3d.+3d. C5188 (2), also ten additional items.
1259 | £170
1840 Mulready: An unused selection comprising 1d. letter sheet A77, 2d. letter sheet a90, 1d. envelope a154 and 2d. envelope a203, mixed condition. (4)
1260 £200
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet, contemporarily hand drawn in pen and ink, beautifully executed on thin green paper, with address but no postal markings, some minor stains, unique. Photo.
1261 | £160
A group of Q.V. covers comprising 1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A1 (forme 1) used, 2d. letter sheet a91 (forme 1) unused, 1893 illustrated cover to Saltburn showing six Coat of Arms and 1896 illustrated cover to Saltburn showing natives catching and cooking a pig, also three other illustrated items, mixed condition.
1263 £520
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A19 (forme 2) used 1840 (May 10th), the first Sunday, from Benson to London, cancelled with a crisp red Maltese Cross, faint ''Benson/Penny Post'' on front, some faults incl. reduced staining and reinforcement but an attractive example of this rare early date. R.P.S. certificate (2006). S.G. Spec. ME1, cat. 16,000. Photo.
1264 £400
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet A19 (forme 2) used 1840 (June 4th) to Southampton with a superb scarlet-vermilion Maltese Cross, message inside referring to an enclosure ''...I send you a comic envelope which I think very funny particularly ''the Rights of Postage''...'', with a circular ''PLEASE DONT'' seal depicting a cat and mouse. Photo.
1266 £100
1840 Mulready 1d. letter sheet (stereo obscured by seal) fine used 1842 (Oct. 5) from Roehampton to Croydon with neat black Maltese Cross and with ''T.P/Roehampton'' on front, fine. S.G. ME1. Photo.
1267 | £400
1840 Mulready 1d. envelope A147 (forme 2) unused, A150 (forme 2) used to Manchester with red Maltese Cross and ''T.P./CharlesStWest'' handstamp and 2d. a104 lettersheet used to Newlands with black Maltese Cross, the latter with vertical crease, very mixed condition. (3)
1269 £380
1840 Mulready Caricatures and later printed envelopes: Three caricature envelopes comprising Fores's no. 4 Hunting, Spooner no. 3 and John Menzies reprint, mostly fine.
1270 | £600
1840 Mulready Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: John Doyle: A lithographic illustration (440 x 300mm) showing Palmeston on the central pedestal, Lord Monteagle being read the poor figures of his last financial scheme and Mr O'Connell shouting ''Hurrah for Repeal'', inscription at base reads ''Published May 26th 1840 by Thos McLean, 26, Haymarket'', tone spots and some peripheral creasing and tears, very scarce. Photo.
1271 £150
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and other Printed Envelopes: Fores's dancing envelope (no. 3), fine. Photo.
1272 £1100
1840 Mulready Caricatures: J.W. Southgate envelope number 1 ''The Pickpocket'', hand-coloured, used 1840 (Oct. 22nd) from Nottingham to Worksop, at top right 1d. black plate 4 NB affixed, which may not belong, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, slight edge imperfections otherwise a fine example of a rare hand-coloured caricature. Photo.
1273 | £210
1840 Mulready and Caricatures and later printed envelopes: Spooner Dickens caricature printed front used 1840 from Liverpool to London, attached to backing paper, creases, otherwise fine. Photo.
1274 £100
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1864 (Sept. 9th) ''THE ALLIANCE NATIONAL'' printed envelope, sent within London and franked 1864-79 1d. plate 92, with ''M/W/D/A'' in circle inspector's mark in red below, envelope with a little creasing, scarce. Photo.
1275 £480
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1868 (June 9th) ''THE/NEW OIL TESTER/J. BAILEY & Co./ALBION WORKS/SALFORD''blue printed advertising envelope, used from Manchester to Finland franked 1865-67 3d. plate 4 CH and 1867-80 6d. plate 6 SK cancelled Manchester duplexes, with ''AUS ENGLAND PER AACHEN//10/6'' transit c.d.s. below and boxed red ''Franco.'', envelope with crease at right otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1276 £320
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1876 two printed envelopes, one depicting Cupid in a glass jar, other with male and female figures, both used to the same addressee in Hythe from Lewes and franked by 1864-79 1d., 1896 hand painted envelope depicting a carriage crash used from Bath to Wells and bearing 1881 die II 1d. lilac, good to fine. Photo.
1277 £130
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1878 (Aug. 4) hand illustrated front showing soldiers playing cricket with walking sticks and umbrellas, bearing 1864-79 1d. reds (2) tied Blackpool duplexes, some light creasing, otherwise fine. Photo.
1278 £200
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1879 (Oct. 12th) printed illustrated envelope from Exmouth to London, depicting a stagecoach crash, bearing 1d. plate 207 JH cancelled Exmouth duplex, part of back flap missing otherwise fine and scarce. Photo.
1279 £220
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1879 (Oct. 29th) printed illustrated envelope from Exmouth to London, depicting a foxhunt, bearing 1d. plate 204 KL cancelled ''286'' Exmouth numeral, fine and scarce. Photo.
1281 £140
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed envelopes: 1901-13 group of hand illustrated covers showing sporting scenes, comprising 1901 postcard to Nuneaton with a cricket theme, 1908 postcard to Richmond with bowling theme, 1908 postcard to Nuneaton with angling theme and 1913 postcard to London showing man in running gear, mostly fine. (4). Photo.
1282 £290
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1902-06 group of hand illustrated covers showing boats and sea views, incl. 1906 cover to London showing a lighthouse in a rough sea, fine. (4). Photo.
1283 | £50
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1902-06 group of hand illustrated covers showing animals, fine. (5)
1285 £90
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1902-26 group of hand illustrated covers all showing military scenes, incl. 1918 envelope to Harlesdon with a drawing of a tank and 1919 envelope to Stroud with a watercolour of a battleship sailing the ocean, varied condition. (4). Photo.
1286 £120
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1902-26 group of hand illustrated covers showing women, incl. 1909 envelope to Streatham showing a colourful lady with hat and earrings, etc., varied condition. (5). Photo.
1290 £80
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1903-12 group of humorous hand illustrated envelopes comprising 1903 postcard to Middlesborough showing characters with big noses, 1906 postcard to Germany showing colourful ''Modern Santa Claus'' and 1912 postcard to Fulham showing a man at a piano entitled ''Light Opera & Low Comedy'', fine. (3). Photo.
1291 | £110
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1903-36 group of hand illustrated envelopes, incl. 1909 envelope to London showing drawing of black minstrel boy in costume, 1905 cover to Dewsbury showing a pixie embracing a rabbit lady, etc., varied condition. (6)
1293 £110
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1905-08 group of hand illustrated envelopes relating to Irish issues, fine. (3). Photo.
1294 £160
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1905-09 group of hand illustrated covers showing cats, comprising 1905 cover to Weymouth showing two cats carrying a chest, 1907 cover to London showing a man and his cat beside a fire and 1909 cover to London with a cat asking permission to play in your yard, varied condition. (3). Photo.
1295 | £40
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1905-11 group of hand illustrated covers all showing drawings of flowers, fine. (3).
1296 £80
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1912 postcard to Ilford with black and white drawing of Beethoven, fine. Photo.
1297 | £110
Hand Illustrated and Later Printed Envelopes: 1918 group of hand illustrated covers to the same address in Middlesex, all showing the address in colourful calligraphy, mostly fine. (8)
1298 | £620
An accumulation of cancellations in five binders, mostly on line engraved, incl. wide range of barred, duplex, squared circle, Maltese Cross, London fancy geometric, dumb, hooded, machine (with Azemar) and railway cancellations, 1840 Mulready 1d. lettersheet mint and used, 1840 1d. black on cover, etc., mostly written up, mixed condition. (100s)
1300 £55
Machine Cancellations: 1911 picture postcard from London to Paris, bearing 1d. red cancelled Hey-Dolphin ''LONDON E.C./DEC 5/6-PM/1911'' in black, some peripheral faults otherwise fine. Photo.
1301 £80
Cancellations: Machine Cancellations: Azemar: 1872 (Aug. 23) cover to the Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh with 1d. plate tied by a strike of the five section Azemar cancellation with c.d.s. level with bars, fine, also 1858 (Nov. 19) envelope bearing 1858 1d. star overprinted O.U.S reading upwards, S.G. Spec. PP148, stained on reverse, otherwise fine. Photo.
1302 £120
Machine Cancellations: Wilkinson: 1912 ''Penny in the slot'', ''LONDON. E.C./1D./POSTAGE PAID'' c.d.s. on envelope to South Hackney with ''LONDON. E.C./JA 25/12'' first day of use c.d.s., fine. Photo.
1303 | £95
Cancellations: Pearson Hill: 1861-63 collection of Pearson Hill type cancellations on leaves incl. nine items on piece and nine on front, cover or entire, mixed condition. (25)
1304 | £320
Cancellations: Scots Local Cancellations: A selection of Scots Locals covers all bearing 1d. or 2d. stars, comprising type II Portland Street, type III Kilcrennan, type VII Duke Street (2), Hanover Street (2), India Street, type VIII Sandyford, type XIII Elm Row, type XIV Lauriston Place, type XVIII George street, Queen Street, type XX Bishopton, Lochwinnock, type XXI Cathcart, also a group of stamps with Scots Local cancellations (some on piece), mixed condition. (15 covers and 25 stamps)
1310 £170
Treasury Competition and Later Essays: John Dickinson: 1837 London District Post 1d. letter sheet essay in yellow-buff on Dickinson's special silk thread paper, folded, otherwise fine. Photo.
1311 | £1900
Essays, Proofs and Trials: 1879 Tender: Charles Skipper and East 1d. essay based on the Inland Revenue type but inscribed ''POSTAGE'', a complete proof sheet of 48 (8 x 6) in blue imperforate on thick paper, with perforated ''SPECIMEN/C.SKIPPER & EAST'' at top right and lower right, some staining but rare, very few known. Photo.
1312 | £1450
1840 1d. black used group, some with four margins, two on large piece, mixed condition. (27)
1313 | £1750
1840 1d. black and 2d. blue used accumulation, with 1d. (21) plates 1a to 9, incl. plate 1b GC with inverted wmk. (fault), plate 5 OE matched with 1d. red, TG-TH pair (small tear), 2d. (9) incl. plate 1 LG-LH and plate 2 QI-QJ pairs, etc., mixed condition, some creasing and a few thins, some with four margins. (31).
1317 £420
1840 1d. black group comprising plate 9 FI, plate 10 DI and MC, and plate 11 QG, two with four margins, mostly fine. (4)
1318 £180
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a EF-EG pair, just clear at right otherwise large margins, used with red Maltese Crosses, EG with diagonal crease and surface imperfections. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1319 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a EK with close to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, also 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) DA with close to large margins, used with neat red Maltese Cross, light corner crease. S.G. Spec. AS2, AS3. Photo.
1320 £320
1840 1d. black plate 1a group comprising FF, OH, HK and TF, all with four margins and used with red Maltese Crosses, mostly fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1321 £120
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a FF with good margins, used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, small corner imperfection. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1322 £320
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a FI with good even margins, very large at top, fine used with red Maltese Cross, matched with plate 1b examples in black and red-brown, both with good to large margins, cancelled by red and black Maltese Crosses respectively, each showing the ''F'' check letter doubled, a fine matched trio. Plate 1b in black with R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. AS2d, AS5f, AS6f. Photo.
1323 £350
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a GG with good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, matched with plate 1b example in black with good margins, cancelled red Maltese Cross, and plate 1b in red-brown, just clear at top left otherwise good margins, cancelled black Maltese Cross, fine trio. S.G. Spec. AS3, AS5, AS6. Photo.
1324 £300
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a GH (worn plate), close to large margins, used on 1840 (May 23rd) entire from Glasgow to Stourbridge, tied by neat red Maltese Cross. Ex Fraser. S.G.Spec. AS2th, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1325 £170
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a GI (double ''I''), with close to large even margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS1d. Photo.
1326 £320
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a GK with good to large even margins used on 1840 (June 9th) entire letter from London to Isle of Wight, tied by bright red Maltese Cross with ''T.P/88.Oxford St.'' alongside, small surface blemish otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1327 £280
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a HI with good to large margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross, matched with plate 1b example in black with good margins, cancelled red Maltese Cross, and plate 1b in red-brown, close to good margins, cancelled black Maltese Cross, fine trio. S.G. Spec. AS3, AS5, AS6. Photo.
1328 £270
1840 1d. grey-black plate 1a HI (worn plate), good to large margins, used on 1840 (Oct. 30th) entire from Perth to Dunkeld, tied by neat red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G.Spec. AS2
1329 £180
1840 1d. black plate 1a IH, good to large margins all round, used on 1840 (June 3rd) cover to London, cancelled by red Maltese Cross, horizontal filing fold, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1330 £140
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a JD with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
1331 £160
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a KH with good to large even margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1332 £1000
1840 1d. grey-black (moderate wear) plate 1a LF with inverted watermark, very fine used with clear to large margins, cancelled by neat red Maltese Cross, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1987). S.G. Spec. AS2g, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1333 £220
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a OG with good to large margins, used on entire from Wales to the Isle of Man, cancelled red Maltese Cross, straight line ''LLANRWST'' in red on reverse, light filing folds well clear of adhesive, rare destination. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1334 £150
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a QD with good to large even margins, fine used with neat central red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS1. Photo.
1336 £75
1840 1d. grey-black (very worn) plate 1a QH with small to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, fine. S.G. Spec. AS3. Photo.
1337 £190
1840 1d. intense black plate 1a SJ with good to large even margins, tied to small piece by a very fine black Maltese Cross, very scarce. S.G. Spec. AS1f, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1338 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b AL (constant variety) with good to large margins, used with oily red Maltese Cross, tiny top right corner crease, and GI (double ''I'') with good to large margins used with red Maltese Cross, light top right corner crease, handstamps on reverse, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5f, j. Photo.
1339 £260
1840 1d. black plate 1b DF with good to very large margins showing part of adjoining impression at right, used on 1840 (Aug. 24th) part entire from London to Louth, Lincolnshire, tied by red Maltese Cross and also by ''T.P./Gt.Portland St'' in black, scarce. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1340 £100
1840 1d. black plate 1b EC, clear to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1341 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b FG with fair to good margins, cancelled with neat near complete black Maltese Cross, light toning at upper left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1342 £200
1840 1d. black plate 1b FH (partial recut sideline) with clear to good margins, ragged at top and left, used on 1840 (Oct. 16th) extensive entire letter (with separate enclosure) from Knaresborough to London, cancelled neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5h. Photo.
1343 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b group comprising FJ, GD and HL, all with four margins (GD close at one side) used with red Maltese Crosses, mostly fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1344 £240
1840 1d. black plate 1b HH with good to large margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 16th) entire letter from Middleham to Bedale, tied by red Maltese Cross, reverse with ''Middleham/PennyPost'' and Bedale arrival of Jan. 17th. S. G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1345 £110
1840 1d. black plate 1b IG (partial recut sideline) with good to large margins used with red Maltese Cross, handstamp on reverse, light bend, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5h. Photo.
1347 £190
1840 1d. black plate 1b JK (re-entry) with close to good even margins, fine used with almost complete red Maltese Cross, also EJ with re-entry showing enlarged check letters, with good margins cancelled light red Maltese Cross, some thinning and crease but of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS5b, AS5c. Photo.
1348 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b KK with good even margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1350 £170
1840 1d. black plate 1b ME, good to large margins, fine used with complete black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1351 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b MH with small to good margins, used on piece with red Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1352 £280
1840 1d. black plate 1b MH with good margins used on 1840 (Nov. 6) entire to Sandhurst cancelled by red Maltese Cross and plate 6 QG with small to good margins used on 1840 (Dec. 19) entire to Grays Inn, cancelled black Maltese Cross, both with ''T.P./Croydon HS'' cachets in black, filing creases clear of stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS2. Photo.
1353 £230
1840 1d. black plate 1b ML with good to large even margins, very fine used with a superb almost complete red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1354 £95
1840 1d. black plate 1b PB, clear to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1355 £140
1840 1d. black plate 1b QB with good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1356 £80
1840 1d. black plate 1b QE with clear to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1357 £120
1840 1d. black plate 1b RD with good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1358 £160
1840 1d. black plate 1b SA with watermark inverted, clear to good margins and red Maltese Cross, corner crease at lower left, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS5l, Photo.
1359 £210
1840 1d. black plate 1b TA with good to large margins, used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS5. Photo.
1360 | £2600
1840 1d. black plate 2 mint three margined examples comprising IK, NJ, R(?) (defective), TJ, and LJ with clear to very large margins, poor to fair with large part original gum. (5)
1361 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 used group comprising KI, QJ used on piece, both fine with four margins, and CG used on envelope to Tunbridge Wells, some fire damage at base but stamp good with three margins, all with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1362 £190
1840 1d. black plate 2 AG, close at foot otherwise large to very large margins, affixed upside down on 1840 (July 31st) entire used within London, tied by red Maltese Cross with ''T.P./Portugal St'' alongside. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1363 £420
1840 1d. black plate 2 BH with good to large margins, fine used with almost complete red Maltese Cross, matched with 1d. red-brown with close to good margins, cancelled by scarce blue Maltese Cross, slight thinning at top, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18vc. Photo.
1364 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 DD with good even margins, fine used with neat bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. AS15. Photo.
1365 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 DG (double ''D'') with large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15c. Photo.
1366 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 EA (double ''E'') with large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15c. Photo.
1367 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 EI with good even margins, used with red Maltese Cross, pressed horizontal crease, of good appearance, matched with 1d. red with black Maltese Cross, close at left otherwise good margins, some thinning in margins. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18. Photo.
1368 £80
1840 1d. black plate 2 EL, just clear at lower left otherwise good margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1369 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 GB with good even margins, used with complete light red Maltese Cross, small top right corner crease, handstamps on reverse, fine appearance, and MG with good margins, used with neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1370 £120
1840 1d. black plate 2 GG (without ray flaws) with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15f. Photo.
1371 £200
1840 1d. black plate 2 IK, good to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1372 £130
1840 1d. black plate 2 KE (double ''E'') with good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15c. Photo.
1373 | £1400
1840 1d. black plate 2 LK mint, with close to very large margins and portion of adjoining stamp at top, creased corner at lower right and central bends, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. AS15, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1374 £85
1840 1d. black plate 2 MF, with small to large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, with matched 1d. red-brown, fine. S.G. Spec. AS15, AS18. Photo.
1375 £950
1840 1d. black plate 2 OB with good margins, unused with redistributed gum, some creasing, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS15, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1376 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 OI with good even margins, large at foot, used with light red Maltese Cross, small light top right corner crease, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1377 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 QC, good to large even margins, fine used on 1841 (Jan. 14th) entire letter from Edinburgh to London, tied by neat reddish orange shade Maltese Cross, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, attractive. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1378 £150
1840 1d. black plate 2 QJ with good even margins, very large at foot, fine used with black Maltese Cross, scarce on this plate. S.G. Spec. AS15m. Photo.
1379 £230
1840 1d. black plate 2 RA with enormous margins, fine used with scarlet shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15. Photo.
1380 £100
1840 1d. black plate 2 SB (shifted transfer) with good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS15b. Photo.
1381 £180
1840 1d. black plate 2 SL (shifted transfer) with good to very large margins, fine used with bright red Maltese Cross, also SA (re-entry and shifted transfer), clear at foot to very large margin at left, used with almost complete bright red Maltese Cross, some thinning at foot, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS15a, AS15b. Photo.
1382 £550
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 BH unused with part original gum, close at right to good margins, thinned but of good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS21, cat. 20,000. Photo.
1383 £120
1840 1d. black plate 3 EA used with red Maltese Cross, four margins, small tear, otherwise fine, and plate 3 EB used on cover, just touching at base, otherwise good. S.G. Spec. AS20.
1384 £140
1840 1d. black plate 3 GG, close at top right otherwise good to large margins, tied to small piece by neat upright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1385 £150
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 GH, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
1386 £80
1840 1d. black plate 3 IC with good to large margins, used with somewhat smudged red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1387 £210
1840 1d. black plate 3 JL, good to very large margins, used on 1840 (July 6th) entire letter from Lancaster to Manchester, cancelled by a fine neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1388 £120
1840 1d. black plate 3 KI with good margins, very large at top showing part of adjoining impression, very fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1389 £90
1840 1d. grey-black (worn) plate 3 LA, close at left otherwise good margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS21. Photo.
1390 £180
1840 1d. black plate 3 MF with good margins, fine used with complete red Maltese Cross, also KG with close to good margins cancelled black Maltese Cross, of fine appearance but with small lower left corner crease and trace of thinning in top margin. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1391 £200
1840 1d. black plate 3 PJ with good to large even margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS20. Photo.
1392 £250
1840 1d. black plate 3 QD with good even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross, also 1d. grey-black (worn) QL, close at foot otherwise large margins, used with red Maltese Cross, a little thinning at foot, of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS20, AS21. Photo.
1393 | £2100
1840 1d. black plate 4 mint examples comprising CE, HE, ME, with three margins and OC (with ink mark at upper right) with clear to large margins, fair to good with part to large part original gum. (4)
1394 £140
1840 1d. black plate 4 AB, good to very large margins, used with complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1396 £240
1840 1d. black plate 4 CE with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Sept. 18th) entire letter from Stranraer to The Earl of Stair, Culhorn House, cancelled by a neat scarlet Maltese Cross, with Stranraer datestamp on reverse, central vertical filing fold, listed in Rockoff and Jackson, scarce and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1397 £160
1840 1d. intense black plate 4 CK with good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS22. Photo.
1398 £130
1840 1d. black plate 4 CL with good margins, tied to piece by red Maltese Cross with Maidstone datestamp alongside. S.G. AS23. Photo.
1399 £220
1840 1d. black plate 4 DB-DC pair, most attractive with good to large margins and red Maltese Crosses on cross-written 1840 (Aug. 18th) entire letter from Liverpool to Kirkudbright, pressed vertical filing fold crosses DC not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1400 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 DG with good to large even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross, collector's handstamp on reverse. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1401 £120
1840 1d. black plate 4 DH, pressed vertical crease, otherwise fine with four margins, and FD, fine with two margins, both used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1402 £900
1840 1d. black plate 4 FE mint, with close to very large margins and portion of adjoining stamp at right, bent corner and vertical crease, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. AS23, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1403 £950
1840 1d. black plate 4 GE mint, with close to very large margins and portion of adjoining stamp at right, light bend and small adhesion on reverse, large part original gum. S.G. Spec. AS23, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1404 £190
1840 1d. black plate 4 GG, close at top right otherwise good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, also QA (double ''Q'') with good to large even margins, cancelled neat red Maltese Cross, of fine appearance but with a little thinning at right. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1405 £200
1840 1d. black plate 4 ID with good even margins, fine used with neat complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1406 £720
1840 1d. black plate 4 II-IL strip of four mainly with good margins and red Maltese Crosses, II repaired at left and IK with small piece of margin added at foot, of fine appearance and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1407 £260
1840 1d. black plate 4 JI, fine with small to large margins on 1841 (Jan. 30th) wrapper (side flaps removed), from Taunton to Edinburgh, tied by reddish-brown Maltese Cross and with ''TAUNTON/PY POST'' datestamp in black, scarce combination and attractive. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1409 £600
1840 1d. black plate 4 OC-OF strip of four with good to large margins all round, used with red Maltese Crosses, OC with vertical crease, OF with slight thinning at top, fine appearance, scarce multiple. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1410 £150
1840 1d. black plate 4 OK, with close to large margins almost all round (touched at base), tied to 1841 (Mar. 16th) piece by a very fine almost complete Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23ub, cat. 1,400. Photo.
1411 £100
1840 1d. black plate 4 PE with good even maegins, large at foot, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1412 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 QG, just clear at left otherwise good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, also II with close to large margins used with black Maltese Cross on 1841 (Mar. 19th) part entire within London, adhesive creased at right. S.G. AS23. Photo.
1413 £1700
1840 1d. black plate 4 QL mint, with good to large even margins, a few bends or wrinkles, good example with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. AS23, cat. 12,000. Photo.
1414 £90
1840 1d. black plate 4 SK with good to large even margins, used with red Maltese Cross, slight trace of thinning at top right, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1415 £160
1840 1d. black plate 4 TC with good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS23. Photo.
1416 £250
1840 1d. black plate 5 FJ, OB and OD, the latter slightly cut into at base, otherwise fine with four margins. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1417 £200
1840 1d. black plate 5 GG with close to good margins, matched with 1d. red-brown, close at top otherwise large margins, each cancelled with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25, AS26. Photo.
1418 £95
1840 1d. black plate 5 GH with ample margins, very large at foot showing part of adjoining impression, used with almost complete black Maltese Cross, handstamp on reverse, slight thinning in top margin, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1420 £200
1840 1d. black plate 5 HE (double ''H'') with good to large even margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross, also PC with good to large margins used with black Maltese Cross, lower left corner crease, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1421 £240
1840 1d. black plate 5 JC with large to very large even margins, cancelled with neat black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross, fine used. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1422 £130
1840 1d. black plate 5 LG on bleute paper, close at foot otherwise good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25f. Photo.
1423 £150
1840 1d. black plate 5 PH (double ''H'') with close to large margins, used with oily red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1424 £800
1840 1d. black plate 5 PJ (double ''P''), close at top left otherwise good to large margins, fine unused without gum, signed Buhler. S.G. Spec. AS25b, cat. 12,500. Photo.
1425 £400
1840 1d. black plate 5 SH with small to good margins, used on 1840 (Dec. 12th) entire from Peterhead to London, tied by a fine bright orange shade red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1426 £120
1840 1d. black plate 5 TE, close at right otherwise good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. S.G. Spec. AS25. Photo.
1427 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 AF, close at top left otherwise good to large margins, used on 1841 (Jan. 13th) entire letter from Dublin to Antrim, tied by deep orange-red Maltese Cross, vertical filing fold clear of adhesive and part of entire missing at top with some re-inforcement, attractive Irish usage. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1428 | £600
1840 1d. black plate 6 DF, just cut into at top right otherwise good to large margins, tied to 1841 (Feb.) Dobbs Valentine with embossed surround by black Maltese Cross, Newport, Monmouthshire, datestamp on reverse, opened out and folded for display, a little peripheral staining but very rare usage of a 1d. black on a valentine. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1429 £280
1840 1d. black plate 6 EG-EH pair with good to large margins all round, fine used with black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1430 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 GG with good even margins used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. photo.
1431 £130
1840 1d. black plate 6 HL, small to huge margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1432 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 IA, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1433 £220
1840 1d. black plate 6 KL, good to large margins, very large at right, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1434 £120
1840 1d. black plate 6 LB (double ''L'') with close margins, large at left, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41b. Photo.
1435 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 MK (double ''M'') with close to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Cross, also CC with good margins cancelled black Maltese Cross, trace of thinning at top right, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS41, b. Photo.
1436 £110
1840 1d. black plate 6 NF with good to very large even margins, used with black Maltese Crosses, a couple of very light tone spots otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1437 £950
1840 1d. black plate 6 OG with good margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 23rd) ''Important Facts for the Prayerful Consideration of Christians'' entire with printed letter heading, from Northallerton to Burnley, cancelled by a neat black Maltese Cross with arrival datestamp below, Northallerton despatch datestamp in red on reverse, opened out and folded for display, very rare. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1438 £280
1840 1d. black plate 6 OG with good even margins, used on 1840 (Sept. 8th) entire letter from Devizes to Chepstow, tied by neat bright red Maltese Cross, the front with red manuscript ''Missent to Cowbridge'' with Cowbridge datestamp alongside, Devizes backstamp, the adhesive with a small white flaw on the Queen's bun possibly due to foreign matter on the printing plate, the cover with filing folds well clear. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1439 £180
1840 1d. black plate 6 OG with good to large margins, tied to 1840 (Sept. 16th) entire from Gateshead by a neat bright red Maltese Cross, filing fold well clear of adhesive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1440 £100
1840 1d. black plate 6 OJ with good to large even margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1441 £140
1840 1d. black plate 6 TF, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1442 £600
1840 1d. black plate 6 TL corner example with good to very large margins and part sheet margin at right, very fine used with light complete black Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. AS41. Photo.
1443 £110
1840 1d. black plate 7 BD, just clear at top right otherwise good even margins, fine used with neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1444 £140
1840 1d. greyish black plate 7 DA (double ''D''), good to large margins, fine used with neat almost complete red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS45b. Photo.
1445 £140
1840 1d. black plate 7 EF with good even margins, used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1446 £160
1840 1d. black plate 7 EI, good to large margins, fine used with orange-red shade Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1447 £210
1840 1d. black plate 7 GF with good to large margins, reverse with much backing paper and handstamps, fine used with red Maltese Cross, also DD with two margins used on 1840 (Oct. 16th) entire from London to Winchester with red Maltese Cross, with double ring ''MORE/TO/PAY'' alongside, and LA with good margins with part sheet margin at left, used with black Maltese Cross, small fault at foot. S.G. Spec. AS44. (3). Photo.
1448 £80
1840 1d. black plate 7 GG, just clear at top right otherwise good to large margins, fine used with bright red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1449 £300
1840 1d. black plate 7 HH (on piece), JI and TB and plate 8 AH and NC, three with four margins, good to fine. S.G. Spec. AS44 and AS46. Photo.
1450 £90
1840 1d. black plate 7 HH, close at top to good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1451 £90
1840 1d. black plate 7 HJ, close at left otherwise good to large margins, tied to piece by a very fine neat black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1452 £190
1840 1d. black plate 7 IL, a marginal example showing 'the Labels ABOVE t..' inscription, just clear to good margins other sides, vertical crease at right not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine, shows marginal watermark lines at right. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1453 £180
1840 1d. black plate 7 JL with good to large even margins, fine used with light red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1454 £400
1840 1d. black plate 7 KK (re-entry) with good to large even margins, used on 1841 (Jan. 10th) entire from Bath to London, tied by red Maltese Cross leaving profile clear, boxed ''No 5'' in black alongside, fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. AS44a. Photo.
1455 £95
1840 1d. black plate 7 QG, good to large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS44. Photo.
1456 £95
1840 1d. black plate 8 FH with good to large margins, tied to small piece by black Maltese Cross., fine, signed Kohler and Proschold. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1457 £200
1840 1d. black plate 8 GG with good to large margins, fine used on 1840 (Nov. 26th) entire letter from Liverpool to Magherafelt, tied by neat red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1458 £550
1840 1d. black plate 8 LA and MA-MC strip of three, clear to large margins all round, used on 1841 (Jan. 15th) large part entire letter from Bristol to Market Harborough, cancelled with vermilion Maltese Crosses with Bristol datestamp on reverse in the same colour, MC with faults but a rare multiple useage of this scarce coloured cross. S.G. Spec. AS46vh, cat. (as single on cover) 3,000. Photo.
1459 £160
1840 1d. black plate 8 PC, good to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1460 | £110
1840 1d. black plate 8 SI with good to large margins fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1461 £90
1840 1d. black plate 8 SL, with four large to enormous margins showing portion of upper stamp at top, cancelled with neat red Maltese Cross, thinned at lower left but not detracting from appearance, otherwise very fine. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1462 £95
1840 1d. black plate 8 TJ (re-entry) with close margins, large at base, used with black Maltese Cross, small black surface adhesion at foot, matched with four margin 1d. red (diagonal crease), black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS46a, AS47a. Photo.
1463 £140
1840 1d. black plate 8 TL (constant variety) with good to large even margins, fine used with almost complete bright red Maltese Cross, tiny imperfection in top margin. S.G. Spec. AS46. Photo.
1464 £95
1840 1d. black plate 9 BE with close to good margins, tied to green piece by red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1465 £170
1840 1d. black plate 9 JD with good to large margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 26th) entire letter from Northwich to Shropshire, cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1466 £200
1840 1d. black plate 9 JF with good to large even margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross, also FC (basal shift) with good to large margins used with black Maltese Cross, lower left corner crease and surface imperfection, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1467 £140
1840 1d. black plate 9 MA (double ''M'') with good to large even margins, used with black Maltese Cross, matched with four margin 1d. red (vertical crease), black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS56c, AS57c. Photo.
1468 £180
1840 1d. black plate 9 MK with good margins used with red Maltese Cross, also GG, close at right otherwise good margins used with red Maltese Cross, central thin but of good appearance. GG with R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. Spec. AS56. Photo.
1469 £140
1840 1d. black plate 10 BE with close to good margins, fine used with neat upright black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1470 £270
1840 1d. black plate 10 GG, close at lower right otherwise good to large margins, matched with 1d. red-brown with good even margins, cancelled black Maltese Crosses, fine. S.G. Spec. AS66, AS69. Photo.
1471 £120
1840 1d. black plate 10 NL with good to large even margins, used with black Maltese Cross, slight thinning in top margin, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. AS66. Photo.
1472 £290
1840 1d. black plate 10 RK (basal shift and long-tailed ''R''), good to large margins, fine used with complete upright black Maltese Cross, also JL with good to large margins used with black Maltese Cross, of fine appearance but some thinning. S.G. Spec. AS66, d. Photo.
1473 £260
1840 1d. black plate 10 TI with large to very large margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1976) states ''has been bleached''. S.G. Spec. AS66h, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1474 | £1300
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 GG with good even margins, matched with four margin 1d. red-brown, cancelled black Maltese Crosses, fine. 1d. black with B.P.A. certificate (1972). S.G. Spec. AS72, AS74. Photo.
1476 £580
1840 1d. greyish black plate 11 QC with close to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross, horizontal crease at top and with slight thinning, good appearance. S.G. Spec. AS72. Photo.
1477 | £620
1840 2d. blue selection comprising plate 1 ED, KA, KG, KH and KK, plate 2 JA, KD-KE pair, FK, KI, KJ and KL, also plate 1 CA and plate 2 SH-SI pair on separate covers, all used with black Maltese Cross, mixed condition. (13 items)
1478 £750
1840 2d. blue group incl. plate 2 vertical strip of three used on piece with red Maltese Crosses, mixed condition. (11). Photo.
1479 £450
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 AC with good margins used on 1840 (July 8th) entire letter from London to Essex, cancelled by two bright red Maltese Crosses, ''Bridge St. West'' in black alongside, fine. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
1480 £290
1840 2d. blue plate 1 AK (shifted transfer) with good margins, used with almost complete red Maltese Cross, tiny top right corner fault, and 2d. pale blue plate 1 CJ with good to large margins used with red Maltese Cross, a little thinning at foot, both of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS5c, DS6. Photo.
1481 | £600
1840 2d. blue plate 1 DC with good to large margins, very fine used on 1841 (July 7th) entire letter from Aylesbury to London, tied by neat black Maltese Cross, filing fold well clear of adhesive. R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1482 £250
1840 2d. blue plate 1 ED (re-entry) with close to good margins, used with red Maltese Cross, light vertical crease at right, and LJ with good even margins, cancelled black Maltese Cross, slight surface imperfection at foot, both of fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1483 £210
1840 2d. blue plate 1 EI with good to large margins, used with Scottish 1844-type numeral cancellation in black, small ink mark at top and bent top right corner. S.G. 5i, Spec. DS5xc, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1484 £320
1840 2d. blue plate 1 FG with close to good margins, with large part of adjoining impression at left, used on 1841 (May 22nd) entire letter from London to Newcastle, Staffordshire, cancelled by neat black Maltese Cross, fine. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1485 £220
1840 2d. blue plate 1 GG with good even margins, fine used with red Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1486 £600
1840 2d. steel-blue plate 1 LH-LI pair with clear to large margins all round, used with neat black Maltese Crosses, LH with small corner crease at foot otherwise fine with good colour, most attractive. B.P.A. certificate (2014). S.G. Spec. DS4, cat. 3,800+. Photo.
1487 £170
1840 2d. blue plate 1 MF with good margins, a little ragged at left, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1488 £140
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 NA with clear to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross, a few tone spots on reverse, fine appearance. S.G. DS1. Photo.
1489 £120
1840 2d. blue plate 1 NB-NC (re-entry, creased) on piece with good to large margins, cancelled by black Maltese Crosses. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1490 £550
1840 2d. blue plate 1 NG-NH pair, small to large margins, fine used with neat red Maltese Crosses, most attractive. B.P.A. certificate (1970). S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1491 £1950
1840 2d. blue plate 1 OB with close to good margins, ragged at top, used on 1845 (Mar. 11th) entire letter from Dublin to London, well tied by a fine strike of the ''186'' Dublin numeral cancellation, filing fold well clear of adhesive, a very late usage of the 2d. plate 1 and very rare from Ireland. S.G. Spec. DS5xc, cat. 5,500+. Photo.
1492 £240
1840 2d. blue plate 1 OK (shifted transfer) with good to large even margins, fine used on small piece with a neat complete red Maltese Cross and by small part c.d.s., most attractive. S.G. Spec. DS5d. Photo.
1493 £160
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 PB with good to large margins, very large at left showing part of adjoining impression, used with black Maltese Cross. S. G. DS6. Photo.
1494 £100
1840 2d. blue plate 1 QC, close at right to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. DS5. Photo.
1495 £150
1840 2d. blue plate 1 QI with good margins, fine used with red Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1496 £240
1840 2d. deep full blue plate 1 RA with good even margins, fine used with light black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS1. Photo.
1497 £240
1840 2d. blue plate 1 SC, good to large margins, very fine used with neat red Maltese Cross. R.P.S. certificate (1990). S.G. Spec. DS5. Photo.
1498 £350
1840 2d. pale blue plate 1 TG with large margins, fine used with an orange shade red Maltese Cross, most attractive. S.G. Spec. DS6. Photo.
1499 £200
1840 2d. blue plate 2 EB with good to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
1500 £220
1840 2d. blue plate 2 JD, good to large even margins showing part of adjoining impression at left, used with a neat London ''W/16'' numeral cancellation, some thinning but of very fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS8xc, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1501 £280
1840 2d. blue plate 2 ML with good to large margins, used with black Maltese Cross, small top left corner crease, and QA (double ''Q'') with good even margins, slight thinning, each with neat black Maltese Cross, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS8, d. Photo.
1502 £2600
1840 2d. blue plate 2 OH-OL strip of five with mainly good to very large margins, touched at left, used with clear neat strikes of Scottish Maltese Crosses in black, small split in margin between OI and OJ at top and OJ with diagonal crease not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine and most attractive, a rare strip. S.G. Spec. DS8. Photo.
1503 £350
1840 2d. deep blue plate 2 QI with good to large margins, used with scarce neat red Maltese Cross, small top left corner crease not detracting, very fine appearance. S.G. DS7f, cat. 1,750. Photo.
1504 £200
1840 2d. blue plate 2 RL, close at top otherwise large margins, used with scarce complete light red Maltese Cross, tiny top left corner crease, fine appearance. S.G. Spec. DS8f, cat. 1,750. Photo.
1505 £520
1840 2d. blue plate 2 SF, good to large even margins, very fine used with light red Maltese Cross, scarce and attractive. S.G. Spec. DS8f, cat. 1,750. Photo.
1507 £350
1841 1d. red-brown unused and used group comprising block of four with large part original gum, single with four margins used with number ''4'' in Maltese Cross and strip of five with margins all round used with number ''5'' in Maltese Crosses, mixed condition. Photo.
1508 £300
1841 1d. mint group with red-brown KJ with close to large margins showing part of adjoining impression at foot (gum crease), red-brown MD-ND vertical pair, touched at top right otherwise just clear to good margins, and orange-brown BJ-BK pair, good margins all round but with creases. Photo.
1509 | £1450
1841 1d. red-brown a used collection of unplated examples on leaves, incl. around 200 with Maltese Cross, multiples, some with four margins, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 900)
1510 | £1300
1841 1d. red-brown used collection on leaves with 'black' plates 1b to 11, alphabet I plates 12 to 131 and alphabet II plates 132 to 175 apparently complete (not checked) incl. rare plates 107 RD (just touched at sides), 175 JD (slight creasing at foot), range of shades incl. lake-red (2), orange-brown, thin papers, thicker lavender-tinted paper (2), a few with numbers in Maltese Cross, blue numerals, inverted watermark plate 167 IF and SD, plate 31 RD with ''P'' converted to ''R'', plate 105 SK with inverted ''S'', etc., varied condition but mainly fine, vast majority with four margins. (202)
1511 | £3200
1841 1d. and 2d. mainly used accumulation on stockpages, with a quantity of 1d's incl. 'black' plates (30), plates 1b to 11 incl. plate 5 DA repaired state, plate 8 FL with Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Cross (creased), plate 9 JI-JJ and KA-KB pairs, plate 10 RH-RI pair (RI re-entry), numbers in Maltese Cross (36) with all numbers represented, selection of distinctive Crosses, coloured cancellations, a few unused or mint, and 2d's (85) incl. pairs and strips, range of numbers in Maltese Crosses (17), etc., mixed condition, some creasing, many with four margins. (few 100s)
1517 | £290
1841 1d. red-brown used set (12) of numbers ''1'' to ''12'' in Maltese Crosses, each with four margins, close in places, with clear, mainly upright, strikes, ''3'' and ''11'' with small thins. S.G. Spec. B1ua-ul, cat. 3,045.
1518 £380
1841 1d. red-brown DD an unmounted mint example with four small to huge margins, slight creasing, otherwise fine, S.G. 8, cat. 600. Photo.
1519 £150
1841 1d. red-brown EL, just clear at lower left otherwise good to large margins, well tied to 1852 (Feb. 1st) envelope to Macclesfield by a superb strike of the ''448'' numeral cancellation of Leek in blue, leaving profile clear, horizontal filing fold just above adhesive, most attractive and scarce. S.G. Spec. B1xb, cat. 750. Photo.
1524 £180
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b FC with good to large even margins, very fine used with light black Maltese Cross leaving profile clear. B.P.A. certificate (1986). S.G. Spec. AS6. Photo.
1525 £100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 1b HE, small to large margins, used with three black Maltese Crosses on 1841 (Jun. 7) wrapper to Dudley, heavy vertical filing crease and minor reinforcements, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2010). S.G. Spec. AS6. Photo.
1527 £170
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 AD (re-entry) with close to good margins, used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS18a. Photo.
1528 £85
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 EG, close at foot to good margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. AS18. Photo.
1529 £250
1841 1d. red-brown plate 2 KO with large margins, used with part ''DORCHESTER'' datestamp, very fine and very scarce on a ''black'' plate. Photo.
1531 £160
1841 1d. red-brown plate 5 QE with good to large margins, very fine used on 1841 (May 5th) entire from London to Manchester, cancelled black Maltese Cross, also CF off cover with close to large margins, fine used with black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS26. Photo.
1533 £100
1841 1d. red-brown plate 8 KJ with good to large margins, fine used on 1842 (Jan. 1st) entire letter from Inverary to Edinburgh, cancelled black Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. AS47. Photo.
1535 £1400
1841 1d. red-brown plate 9 HA, just clear at lower left and right with good margin at top, used with rare Maltese Cross in red, fine, with R.P.S. certificate (1976), S.G. Spec. AS57va, cat. 5,000, matched with fine four margin 1d. black used on piece with red Maltese Cross. Photo.
1538 | £350
1841 plate 11 1d. used with Maltese Cross selection, all except one with four margins, each with copy of R.P.S. certificate, mostly fine. (17)
1540 £880
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 GE, cut into at foot otherwise good margins, used on 1841 (Aug. 30th) entire letter to Shrewsbury, cancelled by a fine strike of the distinctive Wotton-under-Edge Maltese Cross in black, horizontal filing fold well clear of adhesive, rare. R.P.S. certificate (1995) states ''cover cleaned and treated''. S.G. Spec. AS74ue, unpriced. Photo.
1541 £480
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 QH with close to good margins, used on 1841 (Apr. 30th) entire letter from Jersey to Chudleigh, Devon, cancelled by black Maltese Cross, the letter then readdressed to Paris with Chudleigh May 3rd datestamp further cancelling the stamp, along with Calais transit, a fine and rare Channel Is. cover. S.G. Spec. AS74. Photo.
1542 £240
1841 1d. red-brown plate 11 TE-TH strip of four with just touching to large margins and black Manchester 'fishtail' Maltese Crosses on 1841 (Jun. 3) large part entire to Hull, filing creases, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. AS74ub. Photo.
1544 £900
1841 1d. red-brown plate 13 SG, close to good margins, variety watermark inverted, fine, this is the only recorded example. S.G. Spec. BS2 var. Photo.
1545 | £80
1841 1d. red-brown plate 16 BK, close at right otherwise good to large margins, used on 1842 (Jan. 17th) entire letter to Edinburgh, tied by distinctive Leamington Maltese Cross with ''UPPER STREET/LEAMINGTON'' in red and datestamp alongside, and plate 35 JH with close to good margins, used on 1844 (Feb. 1st) entire letter to London, cancelled by distinctive Greenock Maltese Cross. S.G. Spec. B1tk, B1th, cat. 1,300.
1546 | £70
1841 1d. red-brown plate 22 EI (minute thin), plate 58 SF and plate 75 LA, good to fine, LA has enormous margins.
1547 £90
1841 1d. red-brown plate 27 RA-RC strip with number ''5'' in Cross, close to large margins, RA has corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. BS 16ue. Photo.
1549 £260
1841 1d. red-brown plate 34 EI with good margins, used with a complete strike of the distinctive Kilmarnock Maltese Cross, tiny surface adhesion at foot otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. BS23tj, cat. 1,700. Photo.
1551 £110
1841 1d. red-brown plate 101 GK-IL block of six (2 x 3), IK just touched at lower left otherwise mostly very large margins all round, used with ''620'' numeral cancellations of Plymouth, creases and HK with small scuffed area, scarce multiple from this 'Archer' plate. S.G. Spec. BS31. Photo.
1552 | £130
1841 1d. red-brown plate 103 EA-FB, fine used block of four, also 1841 2d. blue plate 3 TC-TF strip, used (some creasing). S.G. Spec. BS32, ES11.
1553 £230
1841 1d. red-brown plate 106 TA-TC strip of three, good margins all round, unused with small part original gum, marks on surface, otherwise fine. S.G. 8, cat. 1,800+. Photo.
1554 | £260
1841 2d. blue used group, incl. plate 3 HG-HJ and plate 4 EA-ED strips of four, plate 3 AB-AC pair used on cover, plate 3 LG used on cover with ''5'' in Maltese cross, mixed condition. (43)
1556 | £900
1841 2d. blue plate 3 used collection written up on leaves, with ten examples with Maltese Cross cancellations, plus EC with number ''12'' in Maltese Cross, SI used on 1844 (Jan. 23rd) envelope within Ireland, tied by a neat black Maltese Cross, five singles and a pair with 1844-type cancellations, and IL used on 1847 (July 20th) entire letter from Salisbury to Cowes, range of shades, all selected examples with four mostly large margins, a fine assembly. (19 items). Photo.
1557 | £200
1841 2d. blue plate 4 fine used selection of ten selected examples, all with four mostly large margins, one with scissor cut just touching design, incl. TH showing re-entry with huge margins all round, range of shades. (10). Photo.
1559 £230
1841 2d. blue plate 4 CK with good to large margins, unused with small part original gum, some thinning, fine appearance. S.G. 14, cat. 6,250. Photo.
1560 £300
1841 2d. blue plate 4 FK-FL/GL irregular strip of three, GL just clear at left otherwise large margins all round, used on 1853 (May 11th) envelope from Cambridge to Germany, cancelled ''158'' numerals and FK also tied by ''P.'' in oval, a little staining at left and small part of the address erased otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. Spec. ES14. Photo.
1561 £400
1841 2d. violet-blue plate 4 GC on thicker lavender tinted paper, good to large margins showing a portion of GB at left, fine used with light numeral cancellation. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. 15aa, Spec. ES16, cat. 1,800. Photo.
1562 £350
1841 2d. blue plate 4 GD-GF and JA-JC strips of three used together on 1854 (Apr. 11th) envelope from Bath to U.S.A., cancelled ''53'' numerals, GD-GF strip cut into at foot, JA-JC strip with large margins all round showing small part inscription at left, cover with peripheral creasing, also plate 4 AD-AE four margin pair used on 1853 (Nov. 18th) envelope from Glasgow to Paisley. S.G. Spec. DS14. Photo.
1564 | £620
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown, a used collection written up on leaves, with examples from all plates from 132 to the scarce 174 (R.P.S. certificate, 1987), two of some, range of shades, plates 151 and 171 on covers, etc., all selected examples with four margins, a fine assembly. S.G. Spec. B2. (53)
1566 £950
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 156 AJ, cut into at right otherwise large margins, tied to entire to Notting Hill by 1853 (Feb. 24th) London District ''73'' duplex, believed to be the earliest recorded date, cover with filing fold well clear of adhesive. R.P.S. certificate (2003). S.G. Spec. B2(1). Photo.
1567 £600
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 175 CE with ample to large margins, tied by ''139'' numeral to 1854 (Mar. 15th) cover to Edinburgh, very fine, a rare plate on cover. S.G Spec. B2, cat. (off cover) 1,000. Photo.
1568 £300
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. plate 175 RE, a pale lake-red shade, fine used with ample to large margins, clear profile, slight ageing on reverse. Ex. Statham. S.G. B2, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1569 £160
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 176 DG, just cut into at lower right otherwise clear to enormous margins with tiny portion of adjoining stamp at top, fine used with Manchester numeral cancellation. S.G. B2, cat. 2,900. Photo.
1570 £1000
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 177 EI with good margins, fine used with London Inland Section ''8'' numeral, a very rare plate, S.G Spec. B2(1), cat. 4,000, matched with a fine 1854 SC16 perforated example. R.P.S. certificate (1983). S.G. Spec. B2, C1. Photo.
1571 £780
1852-53 alphabet II 1d. red-brown plate 177 OG with close to very large margins, fine used with Pewsey ''618'' numeral, slight ageing on reverse, a very rare plate, S.G Spec. B2(1), cat. 4,000. Photo.
1572 | £750
Later Line Engraved: A mainly used accumulation of 1d. and 2d. Stars on stockpages, with a quantity of 1d's incl. Archer perf. plate 97 KI, most issues S.G. Spec. C1 to C13 represented, range of shades, blued paper alphabet III LC14 wmk. inverted unused, white paper alphabet III LC14 with ''O.U.S.'' overprint (4), SE-TF block of four unused, alphabet IV LC14 wmk. inverted, and 2d's (44) with S.G. Spec. F1 to F8, incl. plate 5 LC14 GA-HB block of four, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 180)
1573 | £520
Later Line Engraved: A collection of used 1d. Stars with examples from S.G. Spec. C1 to C13 complete, most plated (not all guaranteed) incl. C3 plate 5 SD with inverted ''S'' cancelled part Galway spoon in blue, scarce C7 alphabet III, SC14, plate 24 GF, matched with C8 plate 24 GF, C8 MJ in a plum shade (crease), C8A in red-brown on white paper plate 40 AI on piece (R.P.S. certificate, 1998), C11 plate 37 SC and scarce plate 58 RD-RE pair, plus three covers incl. C8 EI on entire with Glasgow 'Madeline Smith' cancellation, C10 DG, DH, DI and DJ together (on front only), cancelled by two strikes of the ''39'' numeral of Aylsham contrary to regulations, etc., varied condition, mainly fine to very fine selected examples. (23 items)
1574 | £380
Later line engraved: 1854-57 1d. used collection in an album, incl. pairs and multiples, covers, etc., with a range of numeral, spoon and duplex cancellations, mixed condition (100s)
1575 | £1500
Later Line Engraved: A collection of used 2d. Stars written up on leaves, with examples from S.G. Spec. F1 to F8 complete, with plate 4 SC16 (15 plus a pair), incl. TC showing extreme wear at base, centred very high thus clearly showing the variety, SC14 (4), plate 5 SC14 (3) and SC16 (3), plate 5 LC16 (3) and LC14 (11), and plate 6 LC14 (10) and LC16 (4), incl. ED perf. 14 and perf. 16 matched pair, KE showing re-entry perf. 14 and perf. 16 matched pair, NE showing re-entry perf. 14, etc., mainly fine selected examples. (55). Photo.
1577 | £150
Later Line Engraved: A selection of used 2d. Stars, incl. watermark Small Crown perf. 16 plate 5 EB, watermark Small Crown perf. 14 plate 5 TA, also on cover (2), etc., mixed condition. (10 items)
1578 £370
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 JA, used on 1854 (Mar. 6th) envelope from London to Wem, centred high otherwise fine, R.P.S. certificate (1987), S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2, cat. 2,100, matched with an imperf. example, just cut into at top left otherwise good margins. Photo.
1579 £780
Later Line Engraved: 1850 Archer perf. 16 1d. red-brown plate 98 KD-KE pair, fine used on 1851 (May 29th) envelope to Putney, tied by London Inland Section ''13'' numerals, backflap (roughly torn) with embossed House of Commons seal, very scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1978). S.G. 16b, Spec. CE2. Photo.
1580 | £680
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. used collection written up on leaves, most plates represented with up to three of some, two covers, incl. scarce plate 157 QC on piece, plate 163 OF and OJ, plate 204 AK, range of shades, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C1. (66 items)
1581 | £500
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plates 155 to R6 complete used as listed (less 168 and 170, not all checked), incl. plates 163 EA, 165 CI (light crease and bent corner perf.), 199 MA, 204 GJ, also with additional shades incl. plum, orange-red (3), plate 167 MK with inverted watermark, a few unplated, plus 1850 Archer perf. plate 100 GJ and plate 101 PI, etc., varied condition with some faults, mainly good to fine. S.G. Spec. C1. (70)
1582 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1854 die I, alphabet II, SC16 1d. plate 155 GI-GK strip of three used with barred ovals, with an additional section at top right due to a mis-perforation, unusual. S.G. Spec. C1. Photo.
1585 | £820
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, SC14 1d. used collection written up on leaves, incl. scarce plate 2 DF with inverted watermark, plate 13 CB, plate 15 HD, plate 21 HD, two covers incl. plate 21 TK, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C3. (20). Photo.
1587 | £500
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, SC16 1d. used collection written up on leaves, incl. scarce plate 3 EG, plate 10 LI on cover, plate 11 GD, plate 15 JH, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C4. (16). Photo.
1590 | £1200
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, LC16 1d. used collection written up on leaves, with plates complete (less plate 3) incl. scarce plate 13 BB, plate 15 OF, plate 2 with AA and AB together on piece, mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C5. (14 items). Photo.
1591 | £420
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet II, LC14 1d. used collection written up on leaves, with plates complete (less plate 3) plus three covers, plate 5 MG-NG vertical pair, NG with minute ''G'', plate 10 DA with inverted watermark, plate 12 SH with green numeral cancellation, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C6. (25 items)
1592 | £150
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 23 FL used with light numeral cancellation, a little thinning and two short perfs. at right, also plate 24 QJ used with some perf. faults, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7.
1593 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III, SC14 1d. red-brown plate 24 IH used with neat duplex cancellation, centred slightly high, otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 950. Photo.
1594 £170
Later Line Engraved: 1855 die II, alphabet III SC14 1d. red-brown plate 25 OC, a fine used example. S.G. Spec. C7, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1595 | £820
Later line Engraved: 1856-57 die II, alphabet III, LC14 1d. used collection of plated examples written up on leaves, with blued paper plates 23 to 47 complete, up to three or four examples of some, also with scarce 1855 SC14 plate 24 SJ, 1856 (Oct.) to 1857 (Mar.) examples (6), incl. plate 44 JD on 1857 (Feb. 27th) envelope, showing attempts by the printers to eliminate the blueing of the paper, plate 29 QL on white paper used on 1856 (Aug. 6th) envelope from London to Bury St. Edmunds, 1857 transitional issues on yellowish to cream-toned paper (3), etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C7, C8, C8A, C9. (43)
1596 | £160
Later Line Engraved: 1856 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on blued paper used collection of plated examples with plates 26, 31 (2), 32, 33 (2, one on cover), 35 (3, incl. a pair), 36 (2), 38 (2, one on cover), 40 (2), 43 (2) and 45, also with 1857 transitional issues on yellowish to cream toned paper plates 37 (3, one matched with C8 example) and 47, mainly fine. S.G. Spec. C8, C9. (22 items)
1600 | £1200
Later Line Engraved: 1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. used collection written up in an album, with plates 27 to R17 complete as listed (less plates 45 and 65) incl. scarce plate 33 JB, plate 64 EH, some plates with multiple examples showing distinctive letters, selection on covers incl. spoon cancellations, multiples incl. plate 57 DD-EE block of four, varieties with a range of re-entries incl. plate 27 AD and BD, plate 59 TF, plate 62 TK, plate 57 EH with double ''H'' on cover, constant varieties, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C10. (approx. 235 items)
1601 £80
1857-63 die II, alphabet III, LC14 on white paper 1d. plate 45 AE and AF in different shades good used, AF with clear profile, AE with crease, scarce plate. S.G. Spec. C10, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1604 | £600
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. used collection written up on leaves, with plates 27 to 60 complete as listed (less plate 45) incl. scarce plate 38 BC, plate 49 SH, plate 58 SF, plate 60 FJ on cover, a few duplicates, etc., mainly fine selected examples. S.G. Spec. C11. (22)
1606 £400
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. rose-red plate 27 AD clearly showing the re-entry, used with neat ''186'' numeral cancellation, a couple of short perfs. at lower right otherwise fine and rare, Wiggins states that only two examples of the variety perforated 16 have been recorded. R.P.S. certificate (1998). S.G. Spec. C11f. Photo.
1607 £90
Later Line Engraved: 1857 die II, alphabet III, LC16 1d. rose-red plate 27 BD with re-entry, used with indistinct duplex cancellation, creased but of good appearance, very scarce perforated 16. S.G. Spec. C11f. Photo.
1610 | £60
Later Line Engraved: 1861 die II, alphabet IV, LC14 1d. plates 50 and 51 used selection with plate 50 (14, two on covers), also KC unused, and plate 51 (16), two are on covers and twelve are on piece, incl. TI State 1, mainly fine. (31)
1611 | £1250
Later Line Engraved: An accumulation of plate number issues on stockpages, with 1d. plates 71 to 225 (less 77) complete used, mostly two or more of each incl. plate 225 (3), a few with inverted wmks., selection of underprints, some mint incl. plate 132 block of four, plate 224, 2d. plates duplicated used with some used abroad, plates 8 and 13 wmk. inverted, a few mint or unused, 11/2d's incl. plate 1 and plate 3 (5) unused or mint, 1/2d. plates duplicated used incl. plate 9 (5), one with c.d.s., mint incl. plate 5 block of four, plate 19 pair, plate 10 overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', etc., mixed condition. (few 100s)
1612 | £300
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: A used collection written up on leaves with a few 1d's incl. plate 225 RJ, 1/2d. plates complete, 2d. plates complete with some duplicates incl. plate 12, etc., mainly fine. (41 + 4 covers)
1613 | £520
Later Line Engraved: 1864-79 1d. plate number issues, a duplicated collection in a stockbook with 1d. plates 71 to 225 (2, AA and LI) complete (less 77), up to 24 of each plate, varied condition. (few 100s)
1615 £120
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. plate 195 AH-BK mint block of eight with full sheet margin at top showing inscription, the block rejoined through central vertical perfs., usual crackly gum with gum creases, four stamps unmounted. S.G. 43. Phoito.
1616 £90
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1864-79 1d. rose-red plate 225 KB, fine used. S.G. 43, cat. 800. Photo.
1617 | £230
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1858-76 2d. selection with plates complete with some mint or unused, shades, watermark inverted used with plates complete (less 7), etc., varied condition. (17)
1621 | £230
Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. mostly used collection, plates 1 to 6 and 10 to 19, incl. pairs (25), also 11/2d. rose-reds (12), mixed condition (107 stamps and 5 covers)
1622 £140
Later Line Engraved: 1870 1/2d. used selection comprising plates 1 to 20 complete, plate 8 on cover, plate 12 pair on cover, plate 11 showing variety imperf. at right, also 1870 11/2d. used (2) and used on cover, mixed condition. (21 items)
1624 £110
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 1/2d. plate 4 CI-EJ mint block of six, some perf. reinforcement, a few perf. toned at left, usual crackly gum. S.G. 48. Photo.
1625 £280
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 PH with watermark inverted good used, bent top right corner perf. S.G. 51Wi, cat. 500. Photo.
1626 £350
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1870 11/2d. rose-red plate 1 OP-PC error of lettering, used with c.d.s cancellations, lightly stained otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 53, cat. 1,900. Photo.
1627 £2500
Later Line Engraved: 1858-79 Plate Number Issues: 1860 Unissued 11/2d. rosy mauve plate 1 IH used with 1886 (May 25th) London W.C. squared circle cancellation, small tear at left and short perfs. at top nevertheless a good example of this very rare stamp, only two recorded used. S.G. 53a, Spec. G5, cat. 10,500. Photo.
1628 | £400
1847-54 Embossed: A used selection, all cut square, with 1s. (2), 10d. strip of three on piece, and 6d. (3, shades), mixed condition. (8)
1629 £450
1847-54 Embossed: A used selection of cut square examples, with 1s. (2), one with one silk thread, 10d. (3), and 6d. (3), mixed condition, mainly with three margins. (8)
1630 | £200
1847-54 embossed used selection comprising 1s., 10d. pair and 6d., also 6d. used on cover to Germany with 1858-79 2d. blue, mixed condition. (4 items)
1632 £270
1847-54 embossed 1s. right marginal strip of four, stamps cut into at left, used with barred cancellations, horizontal crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 54, cat. 4,000. Photo.
1633 £750
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, just touched at foot otherwise good margins, used together with 1855 LC16 1d. red-brown and 1855-57 wmk. small garter 4d. carmine (2) on 1855 (Sept. 25th) entire from London to Italy, all cancelled with ''18'' London Inland Section numerals, the 1d. and 1s. also tied by Calais transit, the 1d. partially lifted and cover with some staining, unusual combination of three issues. Photo.
1634 £85
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, a marginal example, just shaved at foot, used on part 1853 (Dec. 9th) cover from London to U.S.A., a little toned. Photo.
1635 £500
1847-54 embossed 1s. green, a single with four margins and a strip of four with mixed margins, paying unusual 5/- rate (4/- postage for letter of 1-2 ozs plus 1/- late fee for posting into the Floating Receiving House) on entire letter to New Orleans, cancelled by ''466'' numerals, large Boston transit and straight line ''PAID'', backstamped with ''LIVERPOOL/MR 15/1853/F.R.H.'' double ring datestamp, some creasing. S.G. 55. Photo.
1636 £350
1847-54 Embossed 10d. brown, fine used on 1849 wrapper to Florence from London, cancelled by ''10'' London Inland mark, red oval ''P F'' and ''12'' rate mark. Photo.
1638 | £680
A selection of mint (chiefly unmounted, some possibly regummed) surface printed Q.V., incl. 1873-80 6d. grey, 1880-83 21/2d. blue, 3d. rose and 3d. on 3d. lilac, 1881 1d. die I (2), etc., slightly mixed condition. (16)
1639 | £190
Surface Printed: A mainly mint or unused selection comprising 1865-67 4d. vermilion plate 12 AA, centered low, 1873-80 4d. grey-brown plate 17 CK overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', 1883-84 white paper 5s. overprinted ''SPECIMEN'', I.R. Officials comprising 1880-81 6d. grey (plate 18) RC, 1884-88 1s. dull green, used, overprint not guaranteed, mixed condition. (5)
1640 | £550
Surface Printed: A selection of unused or mint surface printed issues with 1867-80 6d. plate 9 NI, 1873-80 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 8 OI with wmk. inverted, 21/2d. blue plate 19 KD with wmk. inverted, 3d. plate 18 EE and GA-GB pair, and 1880-83 3d. plate 21 DB and 1s. plate 13 KE, mixed condition, some with redistributed gum. (8)
1641 | £1350
Surface Printed: A used collection on leaves, incl. 21/2d. rosy mauve plates 1 to 17 complete, 2/12d. blue plates 17 to 23, 3d. plate 2, 4 to 12 and 14 to 21, 4d. vermillion plates 3, 4 and 7 to 14, 6d. lilac plates 1, 3, 4 to 6, 8 and 9, 8d. orange plate 1, 9d. plates 2 and 4 (2), 10d. plate 1, 1s. green plates 1, 2 and 4 to 13, 2s. blue (3), 2s. brown, 5s. plates 1, 2, and 4, 10s. plate 1, etc., also small selection used abroad, mixed condition. (129)
1643 | £600
Surface Printed: A collection of used Q.V. surface printed on leaves, incl. 1855-57 4d. (6), 6d. (4) and 1s. (2), 1862-64 to 1s., 1865-67 to 1s., 1867-80 to 2s. blue (2), 1872-73 6d. grey, 1873-80 to 1s. (6) and watermark large garter 4d. and 8d., etc., range of shades, mixed plates, varied condition. (121)
1644 | £1200
Surface Printed: A heavily duplicated used collection in a stockbook, incl. 1855-57 to 1s. (13), 1862-64 to 9d. (5) and 1s. (10), 1865-67 to 9d. (8) and 1s. (4), 1867-80 to 10d. (4), 1s. (39) and 2s. blue (16), 1867-83 5s. (5) and 10s., 1880-83 to 6d. on 6d. lilac (16) and 1s. brown (4), 1880-81 to 5d. (6), 1883-84 2s.6d. (22), 5s. (16) and 10s. (5), etc., very mixed condition. (100s)
1645 | £190
Surface Printed: A collection of used surface printed 3d. issues on leaves with 1862-64 plate 2 (2), 1865-67 plate 4 HK with inverted watermark, 1867-80 plates 5 to 10 with additional plate 8, 1873-80 plates 11 to 20, 1880-83 plates 20 and 21, also 3d. on 3d. (2), and 6d. on 6d. (3) incl. OI second state with left dot only, mainly fine. (26)
1646 | £90
Surface Printed: A collection of used surface printed 21/2d. issues on leaves with 1873-80 wmk. anchor 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 1 on blued paper and plates 2 and 3 on white, wmk. orb rosy mauve plates 3 to 17 complete plus plate 3 OI with inverted watermark, centred right, blue plates 17 to 20, and 1880-83 plates 21 to 23, mainly fine. (26)
1649 | £180
Surface Printed: 1855-57 used selection with 4d. watermark small garter, 4d. watermark medium garter on blued and white paper, 4d. watermark large garter with Malta c.d.s., 6d. and 1s., a few perf. imperfections, mainly fine. (6)
1650 £230
Surface Printed: 1855-57 watermark emblems 6d. lilac used wing margin pair variety watermark inverted, a few short perfs. at top otherwise fine, and 1s. green watermark inverted used, pulled perf. at foot and some others blunted. S.G. 70Wi, 73Wi, cat. 1,350. Photo.
1651 | £150
Surface Printed: 1862-64 used selection with 3d. with Malta c.d.s., 4d. plates 3 and 4, 6d. plates 3 (some staining) and 4, 9d. and 1s., a few short perfs., mainly fine. (7)
1654 £120
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 4 JG used on 1867 (Dec. 14th) entire letter from London to Finland, blue ''AUS ENGLAND PER AACHEN/FRANCO/15/12'' transit c.d.s. and red boxed ''Franco'', central filing fold, scarce. S.G. 98, cat. 1,150. Photo.
1655 £600
Surface Printed: 1865-67 watermark emblems 9d. straw plate 4 TL unused, rather large hinge remainder, slight thinning, good appearance, scarce. B.P.A. certificate (1952). S.G. 98, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1656 | £550
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 3d. rose mixed plate used reconstruction, mostly fine. S.G. 103. (240)
1660 £290
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 BJ, fine used with ''JY 16/72'' c.d.s. on small part of original telegraph form. S.G. Spec. cat. 850. Photo.
1661 £550
Surface Printed: 1867-80 1s. green Stock Exchange forgery plate 5 ES (impossible lettering), fine used with on small piece with c.d.s's, stamp partially lifted, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. Spec. cat. 1,500. Photo.
1662 £580
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. cobalt plate 1 BG, a good used example with part c.d.s., a few blunted perfs., rare. S.G. 120a, Spec. J118(4), cat. 3,000. Photo.
1663 £750
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown AC fine used with London E.C. duplex cancellations, good colour. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
1664 £520
Surface Printed: 1867-80 2s. brown DF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, large part original gum, internal tear, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 121s, cat. 3,800. Photo.
1665 £380
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown GK heavily used with Manchester duplexes, centred high. S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
1666 £800
Surface Printed: 1867-80 watermark spray 2s. brown TA fine used with c.d.s. cancellations, good colour. R.P.S. certificate (1977). S.G. 121, cat. 4,200. Photo.
1667 | £90
Surface Printed: 1872-73 used selection with 6d. plate 11 in deep chestnut, chestnut and pale buff, each with c.d.s. cancellations, 6d. plate 12 in pale buff and grey (stained), plus 6d. grey on 1873 envelope. (6)
1668 £120
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 5s. rose plate 1 AE (typical short stamp from ''A'' row), used with ''WEST STRAND/JA 4/72'' c.d.s., centred to top, minor crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 126, cat 675.Photo.
1670 £550
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish-grey DB, a fine used example, cancelled ''RT.A./1'' in barred oval. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1671 £480
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey DJ used with neat ''GLASGOW/AP 5/86'' c.d.s., light crease and few short perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1672 £480
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey GC used with c.d.s. cancellations, handstamps on reverse, centred left otherwise fine. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1673 £300
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 10s. greenish grey HI, used with ''LONDON N./FE 13/81'' c.d.s., small repair and closed tear at top left, light blue mark on front. S.G. 128, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1674 £780
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac AF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, without gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 129s, cat. 6,000. Photo.
1675 £580
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac DA used with indistinct registered c.d.s., minor imperfections, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1676 £680
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FE used with indistinct registered c.d.s., a few short perfs. at foot and lower left corner crease. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1677 £400
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac FF used, fault at lower right and diagonal crease. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1678 £620
Surface Printed: 1867-78 watermark Maltese Cross 1 brown-lilac HJ used with ''POLMONT/MY 12/82'' c.d.s., cleaned at lower left corner, short perf. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 129, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1679 £480
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose plate 4 GC used with neat ''BRIDGETON/GLASGOW/MR 25/84'' c.d.s., heavy vertical crease at left, good appearance. S.G. 130, cat. 4,800. Photo.
1680 £1400
Surface Printed: 1867-83 watermark Anchor 10s. grey-green plate 1 EF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, with large part original (slightly toned) gum, diagonal crease and short perf. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 131s, cat. 9,500 Photo.
1681 £580
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on blued paper 5 orange AJ overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, small part toned original gum, faults. S.G. Spec. J128s, cat. from 3,500. Photo.
1682 £550
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5s. rose plate 4 BC, used with central ''QUEEN'S TOWN/TEL.OFFICE/AP 13/84'' c.d.s., fine. Brandon certificate (1988). S.G. 134, cat. 4,200. Photo.
1684 £800
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey plate 1 AD used with ''GLOUCESTER QUEENSGATE/8 JU/83'' c.d.s., couple shortish perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 135, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1685 £680
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. greenish grey GE, used with c.d.s., fine. S.G. 135, cat. 4,500. Photo.
1686 £1950
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 1 brown-lilac EC used with central ''LONDON E.C./AU.1.83'' hooded cancellation, fine. S.G. 136, cat. 9,000. Photo.
1687 £190
Surface Printed: 1882-83 5 orange AA forgery 'used' with ''EDINBURGH/JA 8/ 96'' c.d.s. Photo.
1688 £980
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange AC, used with ''BELFAST/NO 5/88'' c.d.s with the date altered to ''88'' from ''92'', fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1690 £1200
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange BL, used with slightly oily ''GLASGOW/DE 1/94'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1691 £920
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange CH, used with neat ''GLASGOW/MY 30/94'' c.d.s., shortish perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1692 £980
Surface Printed: 1882-83 watermark anchor on white paper 5 orange DF, used with ''GRACECHURCH.ST.BO.O/FE 9/93'' c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 137, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1694 £700
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark anchor on white paper 21/2d. rosy mauve plate 2 LH-FL error of lettering, fine used with London duplex cancellation, scarce. R.P.S. certificate (1976). S.G. 140, Spec. J2b, cat. 2,600. Photo.
1695 £550
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark spray 1s. orange-brown plate 13 EJ mint with margin at foot, centred left, margin thinned at base otherwise fine and scarce. S.G. 151, cat. 4,750. Photo.
1696 £60
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. vermilion plate 15 MH good used with ''A25'' cancellation. S.G. 152, cat. 500. Photo.
1697 £120
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. sage-green plate 15 KA fine used with c.d.s. cancellation. S.G. 153, cat. 325. Photo.
1698 £450
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 4d. grey-brown plate 17 ED very scarce used on 1880 (Oct. 6th) entire letter (originally containing a Bill of Lading) from Liverpool to Caracas, adhesive a little toned but very scarce and stated to be only the 15th example on cover to be recorded by April 2006. S.G. 154, cat. 1,600. Photo.
1699 £180
Surface Printed: 1873-80 watermark large garter 8d. orange plate 1 FG, unused, part original gum, corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 156. Photo.
1702 £3500
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on blued paper 2s.6d. EC, a superb mint example on 'true' blued paper and in a shade very similar to the imprimatur, one of the finest we have seen. B.P.A. certificate (1983). S.G. 175, cat. 6,750. Photo.
1704 £480
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. CE, 5s. FG and 10s. HA overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, a few light gum wrinkles or bends otherwise fine and fresh with large part original gum, also 2s.6d. on blued paper IH overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9 with gum, heavily toned on reverse. S.G. 175s, 178s, 181s, 183s, cat. 2,025. Photo.
1705 £1150
Surface Printed: 1883-84 white paper 2s.6d. lilac, 2s.6d. deep lilac, 5s. rose, 5s. crimson and 10s. pale ultramarine, unmounted mint, slightly mixed condition. S.G. 178-181 and 183a, cat. 6,000. Photo.
1706 £1450
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. lilac NE, 5s. crimson CC and 10s. pale ultramarine IC fresh mint, 2s.6d. unmounted with sheet margin at foot, 5s. and 10s. with slightly disturbed gum and 10s. with light vertical crease at right, otherwise fine. S.G. 178, 181, 183a, cat. 4,075. Photo.
1707 £580
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 2s.6d. MF and BD, 5s. GC and AD and 10s. HF, mint with large part original gum, small faults, otherwise fine. (5)
1708 £650
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt IF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, light gum crease and bent lower left corner perf. otherwise fine with large part original gum, scarce. S.G. 182s, cat. 3,250. Photo.
1709 £950
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. cobalt JF, used with neat ''GRESHAM HOUSE P.O./JY 16/84'' c.d.s's, few shortish perfs. at top, otherwise fine. R.P.S certificate (1983). S.G. 182, cat. 8,250. Photo.
1710 £350
Surface Printed: 1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. ultramarine MB mint, pink handstamp on reverse, bent top left corner perf. and slight surface imperfections, well centred, fine appearance. S.G. 183, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1711 | £110
1883-84 watermark anchor on white paper 10s. pale ultramarine LH, a few crease and slight perf. discolouration, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 183a, cat. 2,250. Photo.
1712 £480
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac AB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, light creasing at right otherwise fine with large part original gum (lightly toned), good colour. S.G. 185s, cat. 2,600. Photo.
1713 £220
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac AB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, without gum, small corner crease and short perfs. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. 185s, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1714 £190
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac BB used with indistinct registered oval cancellation, small repair at lower right, good appearance. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1715 £270
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac CD used with ''KENDAL/OC 20/89'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, blue crayon at left, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1716 £240
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac ED used with ''LANGHAM PLACE HOTEL/NO 4/ 90'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, blue crayon at left, adhesions on reverse. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1717 £240
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac HA, used with oval registered datestamps, some mild toning on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1718 £220
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac LA used with ''LONDON E.C/MY 28 86'' hooded circle, trace of red crayon, faded and light toning. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1719 £210
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac MB, used with indistinct duplexes, some short perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1720 | £420
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown lilac NA, fine used with part oval registered datestamps, fresh colour. S.G. 185, cat. 2,750. Photo.
1721 £350
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac NC used with ''GEORGE STREET EDIN/FE 18/85'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1722 £230
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac QD, used with three oval registered datestamps, small imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1723 £320
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 9, part original gum with light creasing and wrinkling, some toning on reverse, fine appearance with good colour. S.G. 185s, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1724 £240
Surface Printed: 1884 watermark crowns 1 brown-lilac RC used with central indistinct barred cancellation, mild tone spots, S.G.185, cat. 2,800. Photo.
1725 £580
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac GA, used with oval registered datestamps, fine. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1726 £320
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac IA used with duplex cancellations, diagonal crease and repaired at top, good colour. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1727 £400
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac LB, used with Chester c.d.s. and boxed cancellation, blue crayon, faults. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1729 £550
Surface Printed: 1888 watermark orbs error 1 brown-lilac RD used with ''MANCHESTER/MY 1/89'' c.d.s. and boxed cancellations, creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 186, cat. 4,250. Photo.
1731 £1700
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'lilac and green' 1/2d. to 1s. set unmounted mint, some gum toning, occasional light crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 187-196, cat. 5,397. Photo.
1732 | £350
Surface Printed: 1883-84 'lilac and green' 1/2d., 3d., 4d., 5d., 6d. and 9d. mint, mixed condition, some toned on reverse, also 1883-84 2s.6d. mint, corner crease and toning. (7)
1733 | £200
Surface Printed: 1883-4 'lilac and green' used selection, with 11/2d (3), 2d. (3), 21/2d. (3), 3d. (3), 4d. (2), 5d. (3), 6d. (2), 9d. and 1s. (2), also 21/2d. on registered cover to Berlin, mixed condition (22 items)
1736 £150
Surface Printed: 1883-84 ''lilac and green'' issue, 11/2d. to 1s. set used, all with c.d.s's., good colours. S.G. 188-196, Photo.
1738 £380
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' set to both 1s. with some shades and 1/2d. with watermark inverted (toned gum), unmounted mint, the occasional mild crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 197-211, 213 and 214, cat. 950. Photo.
1739 £350
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' set to both 1s. with a few additional values, unmounted mint, the occasional bend or crease, otherwise mainly fine. S.G. 197-211, 213-214. Photo.
1740 | £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set mint, 2d. lightly mounted and 1s. green and carmine with adherence and offsets on reverse, the others all unmounted, occasional gum wrinkle and 10d. with light tone spot on reverse otherwise mainly fine. (14)
1741 | £140
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1/2d. to 1s. and 1900 1/2d. and 1s. set mint, with additional 6d. shade, varied condition with a few gum wrinkles, one 6d. and both 1s. mounted, the others unmounted. (15)
1742 £620
Surface Printed: 1887-92 21/2d. and 9d. showing variety watermark inverted, fine c.d.s. used. S.G. 201Wi and 209 Wi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
1743 £400
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 21/2d. purple on blue variety watermark inverted, used with Liverpool c.d.s., slightly colour affected otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 201Wi, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1744 £210
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green AB used with Lombard St. c.d.s. cancellation, short perf. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1745 £200
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green BD, fine used. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1746 £230
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green KB overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, with part original gum, adhesion on reverse, few shortish perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 212s, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1747 £130
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green OB with slightly smudged ''REGISTERED/LONDON CHIEF OFFICE E.C.'' oval datestamps, fine. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1748 £160
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green PB, fine used with light registered cancellations. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1749 £170
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green PD used with neat central c.d.s, horizontal crease, otherwise fine with good colour. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1750 £1150
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green QA, unmounted mint, small gum wrinkle and light vertical crease, otherwise fine with excellent colour. S.G. 212, cat. 7,500. Photo.
1751 £270
Surface Printed: 1887-92 'Jubilee' 1 green SC, very fine used with neat central upright Glasgow c.d.s., tiny pen and pencil note on reverse, a trifle soiled at upper left. S.G. 212, cat. 800. Photo.
1752 £600
Surface Printed: 1900 1/2d. dull blue-green colour trial, perf. 14 without watermark, very fine and fresh with large part original gum, scarce. S.G. Spec K28, cat. from 2,750. Photo.
1754 | £1700
Officials: An apparently unmounted mint collection on leaves, incl. Inland Revenue 1882-1901 6d. grey, 6d. purple on rose red, Office of Works 1896-1902 1/2d. vermillion, 1/2d. blue-green and 1d. lilac, 1902-03 1/2d. and 1d., Army 1896-1901 to 6d., Govt Parcels 1887-90 9d., 1891-90 to 1s. (with 1979 R.P.S. certificate), 1902 to 1s., Board of Education 1902-04 1/2d. and 1d., Royal Houshold 1902 1/2d. and 1d., etc., not all guaranteed, mixed condition. (43)
1755 | £300
Officials: A collection of used Officials on leaves, incl. Q.V and K.E.VII values to 1s., not all guaranteed, mixed condition. (72)
1757 £650
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1885 watermark anchor on blued paper 5s. rose FF overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 11, a few gum wrinkles and bends, small surface rub at foot otherwise fine with large part original gum. S.G. O8s, cat. 2,600. Photo.
1758 £1300
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1890 5s. rose JB on white paper used with central ''SUNDERLAND/JU15/01'' c.d.s., handstamp and pencil on reverse, otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (2005). S.G. Spec. L7(2), cat. 2,400. Photo.
1759 £420
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1892 1 green JA used with oval ''ACCOUNT BRANCH/P.O. GLASGOW/23 OC 94'' datestamp, few blunted perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. O16, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1760 £400
Officials: Inland Revenue: 1892 1 green HD used with neat oval ''ACCOUNT BRANCH/P.O. GLASGOW/29 SP 94'' datestamp, vertical crease, short perf. at top right and lower right corner fault otherwise a good example of this scarce stamp. S.G. O16, cat. 2,500. Photo.
1761 £600
Officials: Office of Works: 1896-1902 10d. dull purple and carmine fine used with part 1904 (Apr. 26th) Oxford St. c.d.s. on small piece. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O35, cat. 2,200. Photo.
1762 £80
Officials: Office of Works: 1902-03 2d. yellowish-green and carmine-red, mint, short perf. at base, otherwise fine. S.G. O38, cat 450. Photo.
1763 | £50
Officials: Govt. Parcels: A Q.V. used selection (not all guaranteed) incl. 1883-86 6d. and 9d., 1887-90 6d., 9d., 1s. (2), 1891 41/2d., also a few Army Officials, etc., mixed condition. (15)
1764 £240
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 9d. dull green GF mint with part original gum, light wrinkles and a few blunted perfs. at right, good colour, scarce. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O63, cat. 2,600. Photo.
1765 £230
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 13 ED mint with part original gum, pencil note on reverse, surface rub, with genuine overprint but with added stop at the end after ''S'', this may be an essay or trial but we believe it has been applied at a later date, sold 'as is'. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O64. Photo.
1766 £450
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1883-86 1s. orange-brown plate 13 RE fine used with part ''447'' barred oval on O.H.M.S. Inland Revenue inter-office parcel from Leeds to Manchester label, endorsed at top ''Parcels Post 1/-'', very scarce usage. Illustrated in Wiseman. S.G. O64, Spec. L21. Photo.
1767 £120
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1887-90 1s. dull green mint, pencil note on reverse, light crease otherwise fine, good colour. The overprint has been verified. S.G. O68, cat. 675. Photo.
1768 £520
Officials: Govt. Parcels: 1891-1900 1d. lilac variety overprint inverted, unused without gum, small imperfection at foot, very scarce, signed Buhler. S.G. O69c, cat. 7,250. Photo.
1769 | £4500
King Edward VII: A mint and unused collection of stockbook pages with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings incl shades and values to 10d. (7), 1s. (9), 10s., some shades, flaws or varieties incl. 1911 Harrison 1/2d. ''A11'' single with flaw on Kings head, 1d. ''A11'' control strip with [R. 20/10] displaying broken frame at base, etc., range of 1/2d. and 1d. controls, range of overprinted examples incl. Army officials incl. 1/2d. and 1d. ''A'' control corner pairs, 1/2d. booklet pane of five with one St. Andrews Cross overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, missing selvedge and punched through lower left unit, 11/2d., 2d., 4d., 9d., 10d., 1s., overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 18, 2s.6d. ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, 5s. ''SPECIMEN'' type 26 (faults), overprints not guaranteed, mixed condition but some fine. (few 100)
1770 £2400
King Edward VII: An unmounted mint high values group with De La Rue and Somerset house printings comprising 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (3) and 10s. (2), range of shades, slightly mixed condition. (11)
1771 | £1600
King Edward VII: An accumulation on Hagner pages with De La Rue, Harrison and Somerset House printings and shades, mint incl. selection of 1/2d. and 1d. controls, 1/2d. with St. Andrew's Cross attached wmk. inverted, 1d. booklet pane wmk. inverted, 11/2d. (9) incl. block of four, 2d. (11) incl. block of four, 3d. (10) incl. block of six, 4d. green and brown (5), 4d. orange (6) incl. block of four, 5d. (7), 6d. (13) incl. block of four, 7d. block of four, 9d. (7), 10d. (5), 1s. (2), 2s.6d. and 10s., some used incl. 2s.6d. (9) incl. block of four, 5s. (5), also a range Officials (not guaranteed) to 1s., mainly used, a few mint incl. I.R. 1d. with ''A'' control, Govt. Parcels 6d., Admiralty type O10 overprint 21/2d. pair (one with corner crease), etc., varied condition with some tone spots, a few creases, some of the mint unmounted. (approx. 205)
1772 | £750
King Edward VII: An unmounted mint selection incl. 1902-10 De La Rue to 1s. with chalky papers, 1911 Harrison perf. 14 and perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. to 4d. sets, and 1911-13 Somerset House to 1s., also 1/2d. with St Andrews Cross in block of four, mostly fine. (46)
1773 | £2300
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection on leaves with a range of printings to 1s. mint (9), 2s.6d. mint and used, 5s. mint (2) and used (3) and 10s. used, duplicated with a wide range of shades incl. 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink shade with R.P.S certificate (1977), also range of officials, mixed condition. (couple 100s)
1774 | £550
King Edward VII: A mint and used collection in an album, with a range of printings to 1s. mint (6), 2s.6d. used (6), 5s. used (3) and 10s. used (2), some duplication, range of shades, few officials, mixed condition. (approx. 200)
1775 £270
King Edward VII: A used group of high values with De La Rue and Somerset house printings comprising 2s.6d. (6), 5s. (3) and 10s. (2), range of shades, most with c.d.s. cancellations, mixed condition. (11)
1776 | £110
King Edward VII: A used selection with a range of printings to 9d. (9), 10d. (8) and 1s. (7), range of shades, mixed condition. (approx. 160)
1777 £110
King Edward VII: A group of mint shades comprising 1902-10 7d. deep grey-black, diagonal crease, otherwise fine, 1911 Harrison 1d. aniline rose, fine and 1911-13 Somerset House 10d. dull reddish purple and aniline pink, creasing, otherwise fine. All with Hendon Certificates (1990, 1995 and 1996). S.G. Spec. M6 (7), M37 (2) and M44 (5), cat. 545. Photo.
1778 £450
King Edward VII: 1906 1d. dull rose, imperforate colour trial on gummed paper watermarked crown, very fine with large part original gum. S.G. Spec. M5, cat. 1,500. Photo.
1780 £100
King Edward VII: 1902-10 2d. grey-green and carmine-red, an unmounted mint block of four, folded along vertical perfs., otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 226, cat 280. Photo.
1781 £80
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 4d. brown-orange, fine unmounted mint. Copy of R.P.S certificate for block of three (1990). S.G. 239, Spec. M25(1), cat. 180. Photo.
1782 £60
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 5d. dull purple and ultramarine in a mint block of four, top left corner perf. toned on reverse and small corner crease at top right otherwise fine and fresh, the upper pair unmounted. S.G. 242, Spec. M28(1), cat. 400+. Photo.
1783 £450
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 10s. ultramarine unmounted mint, some gum creases and wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 265, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1785 £280
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green vertical pair used with oval registered cancellations and trace of red crayon, few shortish perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 266, cat. 1,650+. Photo.
1786 £130
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, good used with parcel cancellation. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
1787 £95
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, used with indistinct c.d.s's, fine. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
1788 £150
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, used with registered oval Charing Cross datestamp, fine. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
1789 £150
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green used with registered oval datestamps, fine. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
1790 £110
King Edward VII: 1902-10 De La Rue 1 dull blue-green, used with indistinct cancellation, fine. S.G. 266, cat. 825. Photo.
1793 £290
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 14 1d. aniline pink shade, mint right marginal, some perf. separation and creasing, otherwise fine. Philatelic Expertising Certificate (1996). S.G. Spec. M6 (8), cat. 650. Photo.
1794 £230
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. deep dull green (very blotchy print), very fine and fresh unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2007). S.G. Spec. M4(3), cat. 1,100. Photo.
1795 £230
King Edward VII: 1911 Harrison perf. 15 x 14 1/2d. deep dull green (very blotchy print), very fine and fresh unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2012). S.G. Spec. M4(3), cat. 1,100. Photo.
1796 £75
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 2s.6d. dull reddish purple mint, black mark on gum otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 316, cat. 300. Photo.
1797 £320
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 10s. blue mint, a lower right corner example, gum creases, fine appearance. S.G. 319, cat. 1,100. Photo.
1800 £280
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat 1913 Guernsey c.d.s., with date missing, slightly thinned perf. at base, otherwise very fine with strong colour. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
1801 £190
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat central indistinct c.d.s., fine. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
1802 £150
King Edward VII: 1911-13 Somerset House 1 deep green used with neat ''GUERNSEY/DE 12/11'' c.d.s., short perfs. at top and base, otherwise fine. S.G. 320, cat. 750. Photo.
1803 | £1250
King George V: A K.G.V mint and used collection in an album, incl. 1911 range of Downey Heads with 1/2d. showing variety 'no cross on crown' mint, 1912-24, 1924-26 and 1934-36 heavily duplicated to 1s. mint with a wide range of shades and control singles, 1913-19 Seahorses 2s.6d. (12), 5s. (5) and 10s. (6) used, 1929 P.U.C 1/2d., 1d. and 11/2d. showing variety watermark sideways used, few picture postcards etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1804 | £2600
King George V: A comprehensive mint collection of control singles ordered by control number incl. 1912-24 watermark simple cypher 6d. dull purple ''C.13'' perf. (3) and imperf. (3), 7d. ''C.13'' imperf. (2), 8d. ''D14'' perf. and imperf., ''K18'' imperf., 9d. olive green ''T22'' perf. and imperf., ''U23'' perf. and imperf., ''V23'' perf. (3) and imperf., 10d. ''H16'' perf., ''Q21'' perf. (2), ''S22'' perf., ''T22'' perf. and imperf., 1924 watermark block cypher 1d. ''L29'' perf. and imperf. strips of three, 9d. ''X35'' perf., 10d. ''A24'' perf. (2), ''S33'', 1s. ''V34'' perf. and imperf., 1926 Harrison 6d. ''B37'' imperf., some strips, blocks or larger multiples, also selection of broken dandy roll varieties, etc., some toning, fair to fine. (100s)
1805 | £1850
King George V: A mint 1912 to 1934 collection on stockbook pages incl. 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. ''K17'' control block containing [R. 20/2] with coloured mark on dolphins eye, ''R21'' strip with large white mark above King's head, 1/2d. imperf. block of four overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 26, 1/2d. overprinted ''CANCELLED'' type 24 (2), coil leader and coil join vertical pair, 1d. scarlet pair with left stamp displaying ''Q'' for ''O'', 11/2d. pair, right stamp with ''PENCF'' error, 11/2d. complete watermark upright booklet pane (type P) with advertising labels, 9d. olive-green (3), 1913 watermark multiple cypher 1/2d. (2), 1d. (2), 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 1924-26 watermark block cypher 1/2d. ''CANCELLED'' type 28, 11/2d. tete-beche pair, 1934-36 photogravure 1/2d. unmounted upper corner example with 'horn' variety, also three used examples with variety, ''W35'' cylinder 4. (dot) vertical control strip of three perf. type 3 without lower extension hole, 1s. ''Y36'' cylinder 4. (dot) block perf. type 5, 1929 P.U.C. incl. cylinder and booklet panes, 1934 re-engraved sets (3), some toning but mainly good to fine. (100's)
1806 | £2200
King George V: A mint collection on leaves, mostly unmounted, incl. range of 1911 Downey Heads with some inverted watermarks, 1912-24 to 1s. with perf. 14 6d., 1913 watermark 'Multiple' Royal Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. and 10s. (with B.P.A. certificate), 1924-26 to 1s., 1929 P.U.C. 1/2d., 1d., and 11/2d. with watermark sideways and with watermark inverted, 1934-36 large format 1d. and 11/2d. with watermark inverted, 1934 re-engraved 2s.6d. to 10s. set, etc., also a selection overprinted ''CANCELLED'' or 'SPECIMEN'' mostly with punch holes, some minor imperfections, chiefly fine. (128)
1807 | £1050
King George V: A used collection on leaves, incl. 1911-12 range of Downey Heads with watermark Imperial Crown inverted 1d., 1912-24 to 1s. with some shades, 1913 watermark multiple Cypher 1/2d. and 1d., 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. (2), 5s. and 10s., 1915 De La Rue 2s.6d. (4), 5s. (2) and 10s. (3), 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d. (4), 5s. and 10s., 1924-26 3d., 5d., 9d. and 1s. with watermark inverted, 1934-36 to 1s. with large format 1d. and 11/2d. showing watermark inverted (N48a and N49a), 1934 re-engraved set, etc., mixed condition. (approx. 160)
1808 £170
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1910 Hentschel zinc block die proof essays for colour only: Second Proof: 8d. on white wove gummed paper (40 x 38mm), manuscript ''M.B./97'' and ''Violet No. 22205'', fine. Photo.
1809 | £3200
King George V: 1911 - 12 Downey Heads: An extensive mint collection in a stockbook incl. 1911 die 1a 1/2d. blueish green, unmounted marginal example, with copy of R.P.S. certificate (2003) for a large multiple, die 1b 1/2d. blueish green, 1/2d. ''A11'' control displaying cracked plate [R. 20/2], watermark inverted examples (26), 1912 die 1b watermark simple cypher 1/2d. (30), incl. example with white flaw after ''Y'' [R. 2/2], example overprinted ''SPECIMEN'' type 22, 1912 die 2 1d. very deep bright scarlet, R.P.S. certificate (1977), extensive range of control singles, strips and blocks incl. 1912 die 2 1/2d. lower right corner blocks of six (2) and a lower marginal block of 24 without control numbers, some toning but mainly good to fine with some unmounted. (100s)
1810 £1350
King George V: 1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 die 2 watermark crown 1/2d. mint block of four showing variety watermark inverted, folded along horizontal perfs., light crease affecting two stamps, otherwise fine. S.G. 340Wi, cat. 4,400+. Photo.
1811 | £190
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1/2d. to 1s., a used collection of shades on leaves, incl. 6d. perf. 14, 9d. (3), etc, a fine lot, nearly all with c.d.s. (148)
1812 £120
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 1d. scarlet-vermilion in a lower margin strip of three with ''L 18'' (imperf.) control, a couple of gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint. R.P.S. certificate (2013). S.G. Spec. N16(14), cat. 540+. Photo.
1813 £380
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 11/2d. brown fine unmounted mint. Photocopy of R.P.S. certificate (2004) for a block of ten (without photo). S.G. Spec. N18(8), cat. 600. Photo.
1814 £580
King George V: 1912-24 watermark Royal cypher 21/2d., 3d., 4d., 6d., 7d., 8d., 9d. and 1s. all showing variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 372Wi-395Wi. (8). Photo.
1817 | £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow selection with 2s.6d. mint (2) and used, 5s. mint and used, and 10s. used (2), varied condition, some with a few short perfs. or other imperfections. (7)
1818 £4000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 2s.6d. to 1, fine unmounted mint set, the 2s.6d. being a lower right corner marginal example. S.G. 400-403, cat. 8,550. Photo.
1820 £120
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 5s. rose-carmine good mint, light bend at foot with red offsets on reverse. S.G. 401, cat. 625. Photo.
1822 £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue unmounted mint, small gum disturbance and light tone spot on reverse, a couple of gum wrinkles otherwise fine. S.G. 402, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1823 £520
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue very fresh unmounted mint marginal example (mounted in margin) from the right of the sheet, a few perf. imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 402, Spec. N69(1), cat. 2,000. Photo.
1826 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 10s. indigo-blue mint, a few short perfs., slight rubbing at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 402, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1830 £1150
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, fine upper marginal mint example, small area of gum disturbance, folded through perfs. and selvedge. S.G. 403, cat. 3,500. Photo.
1831 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with neat c.d.s, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1832 £450
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green fine used with neat c.d.s. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1833 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, used with oval registered cancellation, horizontal crease and shortish perfs. at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat 1,250. Photo.
1834 £290
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with indistinct c.d.s, few shortish perfs., centred low, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1835 £380
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green, used with c.d.s's, light overall toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1836 £290
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with indistinct oval cancellation, centred low-right, a few short perfs., otherwise fine. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1837 £350
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 green used with light registered oval cancellations, some short perfs. S.G. 403, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1838 £1050
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 deep green, mint, lightly toned gum with light bend, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N72(2), cat. 3,500. Photo.
1840 £1000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, unmounted mint, light gum wrinkles, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N72(3), cat. 4,500. Photo.
1841 £950
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1913 Waterlow 1 dull blue-green, unmounted mint, light corner bend, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N72(3), cat. 4,500. Photo.
1844 | £580
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue selection with 2s.6d. mint (3, shades), used (2), 5s. mint and used (2), and 10s. used (3), varied condition, a few short perfs. or other imperfections. (11)
1845 £600
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown fine and fresh mint marginal block of four from the top of the sheet, minor perf. separation between stamps and selvedge, small area of gum disturbance on lower left stamp otherwise unmounted (mounted in margin) with original typically toned gum. S.G. Spec. N64(3), cat. 2,300. Ex. Alcock and Baillie. Photo.
1846 £150
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. grey-brown (worn plate), fine well centred mint, also 2s.6d. yellow-brown mint, toned with imperfections. S.G. Spec. N64(3), (6), cat. 600. Photo.
1847 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. deep yellow-brown mint lower right corner block of four, lower right unit with printing flaw on King's head, light diagonal creases effecting lower pair, otherwise very fine with strong colour, lower pair unmounted. S.G. Spec. N64(5), cat. 1,800 as singles. Ex. Baillie. Photo.
1849 £650
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. pale yellow-brown very fine unmounted mint marginal block of four from the left of the sheet, minor perf. separation at base not detracting from fine appearance. S.G. Spec. N64(7), cat. 2,000 as singles. Ex. Baillie. Photo.
1852 £180
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 2s.6d. sepia (''Seal brown''), a superb fresh corner marginal example from the upper left of the sheet, unmounted mint (lightly mounted in margin), with characteristic dark brown gum. S.G. Spec. N64(13), cat. 500. Photo.
1854 £270
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. bright carmine, fine mint with 'sweated' gum, a corner example from the lower right of the sheet, folded through perfs. and selvedge, very minor perf. splitting at top, superb colour. S.G. 409, Spec. N67(1), cat. 425. Photo.
1855 £800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. carmine, very fine mint lower left corner block of four, lower right stamp with perf. fault, fresh with strong colour and typically toned gum, lower pair unmounted. S.G. Spec. N67(2), cat. 3,200 as singles. Ex. Shaida, Baillie. Photo.
1857 £1400
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. pale carmine (worn plate), very fine unmounted mint upper left corner block of four, minor gum wrinkle and light bend in selvedge. S.G. Spec. N67(3), cat. 4,800 as singles. Ex. Baillie. Photo.
1858 £420
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. pale carmine (worn plate), a very fine unmounted mint lower left corner corner example (mounted in margin). S.G. 410, Spec. N67(3), cat. 1,200. Photo.
1859 £2800
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 5s. pale carmine (worn plate), a superb mint lower right corner marginal block of four, all but one unit unmounted, mounted in selvedge, lovely colour, good perfs. and very fresh. S.G. 410, Spec. N67(3), cat. 4,200. Photo.
1861 £1500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue, mint with slightly streaky gum, small pencil note on reverse, otherwise fine and well centred, S.G. 412, cat. 3,200, also 2s.6d. mint with slightly sweated gum. Photo.
1862 £1000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. blue mint, creasing and slightly streaky toned gum, handstamp on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 412, cat. 3,200. Photo.
1864 £2100
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1915-18 De La Rue 10s. deep blue exceptionally fine and fresh unmounted mint with very good perfs. S.G. 411, Spec. N70(2), cat. 5,500. Photo.
1866 £300
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, a few light gum wrinkles and occasional blunted perf. otherwise fine. S.G. cat. 1,575. Photo.
1867 £320
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918-19 Bradbury 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, a few light gum bends or wrinkles and occasional blunted perf. otherwise fine. S.G. cat. 1,575. Photo.
1868 £270
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. (corner marginal) 5s. and 10s. (top marginal) very fine and fresh mint, the 10s. with stamp unmounted. (3). Photo.
1871 £120
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury: 2s.6d. olive-brown, an unmounted mint upper marginal example folded through perfs. and selvedge, very fine and fresh. S.G. Spec. N65(1). Photo.
1873 £250
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 2s.6d. chocolate-brown, a fine and fresh mint block of four, usual natural gum wrinkles, very well centred, minor perf. reinforcement. S.G. 414, Spec. N65(3), cat. 1,120+.
1876 £500
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue, a fine and very fresh unmounted mint lower right corner marginal pair (mounted in margin), natural gum wrinkles. Sold with an enlarged colour photograph (240%) of the 10s. Master Die proof illustrating the coarsely repaired vertical frame lines of this issue. Photo.
1879 £1000
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. dull grey-blue in a superb used upper right corner marginal block of eight, neatly cancelled with multiple Guernsey c.d.s., most attractive. S.G. Spec. N71(2). Photo.
1880 £130
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1918 Bradbury 10s. steel blue (blackish-blue), fine used. R.P.S. certificate (1988). S.G. Spec. N71(3), cat. 400. Photo.
1881 | £230
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 re-engraved selection with 2s.6d. mint (3), used (3), 5s. mint (2) and used, and 10s. mint (toned gum) and used (3), varied condition. (13)
1882 £170
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d., 5s. and 10s. unmounted mint, well centered, a few minor imperfections, otherwise very fine and fresh. S.G. 450-452, cat. 1,000. Photo.
1883 £160
King George V: 1913-34 Seahorses: 1934 Re-engraved 2s.6d. unmounted mint (3, shades), one with vertical crease and toned gum, and 10s. mint with lightly toned gum. S.G. 450, 452. Photo.
1885 £520
King George V: 1924-26 1/2d. to 1s. (less 10d.) showing variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint, few minor imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. 418Wi-427Wi and 429Wi. (11). Photo.
1887 £220
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche pair, one toned perf., otherwise fine mint. S.G. 420a, cat. 500. Photo.
1888 £200
King George V: 1924-26 watermark block cypher 11/2d. red-brown tte-bche strip of four with gutter margin, folded along one row of perfs., otherwise fine mint. S.G. 420a, cat. 550. Photo.
1889 £400
King George V: 1929 Postal Union Congress 1/2d. to 1 set fine used on piece with ''REGISTERED/CLAPHAM COMMON B.O.S.W./ 7 JNE 29'' oval cancellations. S.G. 438. Photo.
1892 £130
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 11/2d. showing variety ''Q'' for ''O'' in ''UNION'' [R.2/1], watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. Spec. NCom7d, cat. 500. Photo.
1893 £1900
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, fine unmounted mint with off white gum. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
1894 £900
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, unmounted mint, gum toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 437Wi, cat. 3,750. Photo.
1895 £500
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue pair with watermark inverted, few shortish perfs., fine used. S.G. 437Wi, cat 2,200+. Photo.
1896 £520
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 21/2d. blue with watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 437Wi, cat 1,100. Photo.
1897 £380
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, a lower right corner marginal example, mounted in selvedge, usual off white gum, small tone spot on reverse, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1898 £350
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black unmounted mint, mild creasing and toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1899 £240
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum, heavily mounted, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
1900 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, slighly toned gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1901 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum, fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
1903 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual lightly off white gum, light crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 438, cat 750. Photo.
1904 | £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual slightly off white gum, a few small light gum wrinkles and some blunted perfs. at foot otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1905 £210
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual lightly off white gum, light creasing, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1906 £220
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black mint, usual off white gum, light vertical crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1907 £200
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with indistinct oval cancellation, lightly toned, light corner crease, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1908 £270
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with c.d.s. cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1909 £280
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with c.d.s. cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1910 £280
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black used with Jersey c.d.s. cancellation, fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1911 £190
King George V: 1929 P.U.C. 1 black, used, light staining at top, otherwise fine. S.G. 438. Photo.
1912 | £170
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet and 11/2d. red-brown in mint blocks of four affixed to Harrison and Sons, Ltd., presentation card, fine.
1913 £520
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large format showing variety watermark inverted, upper left corner marginal block of nine (3 x 3), mint with eight stamps unmounted, fine. S.G. Spec. N48a, cat. 1,500+. Photo.
1914 £2400
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large format variety imperf. pair, fine mint. R.P.S. certificate (1981). S.G. 440a, cat. 5,000. Photo.
1915 £320
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 1d. scarlet large format, variety printed on the gummed side, fine mint, hinged on un-gummed side. S.G. 440b, Spec. N48b, cat. 650. Photo.
1916 £60
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. large format imperforate colour trial pair in deep grey-green, creasing, otherwise fine with gum. R.P.S certificate (1978). S.G. Spec N51, cat. 300. Photo.
1918 £250
King George V: 1934-36 photogravure 11/2d. red brown large format showing variety watermark inverted, block of four, unmounted mint, light crease affecting lower left stamp, otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. N51a, cat. 1,000+. Photo.
1920 £8000
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue, a fresh unmounted mint marginal example, minute tone spot on one perf. at foot not detracting from appearance, otherwise fine. Brandon certificate (2004). S.G. 456a. Photo.
1921 | £5500
King George V: 1935 Silver Jubilee 21/2d. Prussian blue mint, light overall gum toning and a couple of small tone spots on reverse otherwise fine. B.P.A. certificate (1986). S.G. 456a, cat. 13,000. Photo.
1922 £400
King George V: Booklets: 1912 (Sept.) die 1B watermark simple cypher 2s. booklet, one 1d. pane with upright wmk., others inverted, usual mixed perfs., some toning and minor cover imperfections. S.G. BB3, cat. 1,200. Photo.
1923 £260
King George V: 1929 P.U.C: Booklets and Booklet Panes: 2s. booklet no. 104, all panes with watermarks inverted, mixed perfs. S.G. BB13. Photo.
1924 £380
King George V: Booklets: 1929 P.U.C. 2s. booklet edition 103, all panes with inverted wmk., 3s. booklet edition 168, all panes with upright wmk., some off-set on gum, mixed perfs. S.G. BB13, BB25. Photo.
1926 | £35
King George V: Booklets: 1935 Silver Jubilee 2s. booklet editions 298 and 300, and 3s. edition 294, each with some toning especially 1/2d. panes, plus 1936 K.E.VII 2s. edition 378, some minor pane imperfections, fine and fresh cover. S.G. BB16, BB28, BC2. (4)
1927 £450
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) photogravure 2s. booklet edition no. 339, with all panes ''CANCELLED'' type 33, cover handstamped ''8 JUN 1936'', 1/2d. pane with upright watermark others inverted, 1d. pane split and other imperfections to cover and panes. Scarce. S.G. BB17, cat. 2,000. Photo.
1928 £95
King George V: Booklets: 1935 (July) photogravure 3s. booklet edition number 318, 11/2d. panes with inverted wmk., the others upright, mixed perfs., back cover imperfections, otherwise fine. S.G. BB29, cat. 525. Photo.
1929 | £1450
King George VI: An extensive mint collection in a stockbook incl. 1937-47 range of controls to 1s. incl. 7d. ''S46'' cylinder 10 (no dot) (2), 8d. ''S46'' cylinder 6 (no dot), 9d. block (4), 10d. ''N43'' cylinder 1 (no dot), ''Q45'' cylinder 5. (dot), 1s. ''S46'' cylinder 16 (no dot), 1939-48 high values to 1 (4), incl. 2s.6d. brown, 10s. dark blue (3), 1950 (Dec.) 5s. booklet complete, 1951 to 1 (6), extensive range of commemoratives incl. 1948 Silver Wedding 1 singles (9) and corner blocks of four (2), coil leaders etc., some toning but mainly good to fine. (100s)
1930 | £820
King George VI: A mint and used collection on leaves, incl. 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 mint, 1937-47 to 1s., 1948 Silver Wedding 1 and 1951 Festival to 1 in unmounted mint blocks of four, booklet panes, coils, multiples, etc., some duplication, mostly fine. (couple 100s)
1932 £300
King George VI: A mint and used collection in a binder, incl. wide range of controls in singles and blocks of six with 1937-47 7d. cylinder 10 without control no dot perf. type 6, 1s. ''S46'' cylinder 16 with dot control perf. type 6B, 1939-48 2s.6d. to 1 and 1951 Festival sets unmounted mint, inverted watermarks, booklet panes, few covers, minor varieties, slogan cancellations, etc., also K.E.VIII issues, mostly fine. (100s)
1935 | £200
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1 fine used on registered illustrated f.d.c to Switzerland. S.G. 493-94. Photo.
1936 £220
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1 on illustrated first day cover with ''FROSTERLEY/BISHOP AUCKLAND CO. DUR./26 AP/48'' c.d.s., fine. S.G. 493-4. Photo.
1937 £180
King George VI: 1948 Silver Wedding 21/2d. and 1 on registered display first day cover with ''DIDCOT BERKS./26 AP/48'' c.d.s's, envelope with creasing at top and right. S.G. 493-4. Photo.
1939 | £880
King George VI: 1951 2s.6d. to 1 set in complete unmounted mint sheets of forty, folded through some horizontal rows of perfs., some gum wrinkles and bends, occasional tone spot, otherwise fine. S.G. 509-12, cat. 4,000.
1940 | £160
King George VI: Booklets: 1938 (Mar.) 2s. booklet edition 502, all panes with inverted wmks., 11/2d. advert pane trimmed, the others with above average perfs., a couple of tiny tone spots otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. BD12, cat. 1,050. Photo.
1941 £720
King George VI: Booklets: 1942 (Oct.) 2s.6d. booklet edition number 202, all panes with inverted wmk. and good perfs., fine. S.G. BD17, cat. 975. Photo.
1942 | £120
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: A small selection comprising 1937-47 1d. unused, the remainder 'used' with 1937-47 1/2d. (2), 1d., 2d., 21/2d. and 3d., and ''LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/BERMUDA'' overprint in red on 21/2d., all marginal, 2d. creased and unoverprinted 21/2d. with fault otherwise fine. (8 items).
1943 | £240
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: A group comprising 1935 Jewish War 1/2d. 'unused', 1935 Teheran 11/2d. 'unused', 1937 1/2d. to 3d. sets 'unused' and 'used' and 1937 3d. vertical marginal strip of six 'unused', mostly fine. (20)
1944 | £400
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: A collection comprising Trinidad 1/2d., 1d. and 21/2d. 'unused' and 'used', St. Lucia 2d. 'unused' and 1/2d. to 21/2d. 'used', Hong Kong 1/2d. and 11/2d. to 3d. 'used' and Jamaica 11/2d. 'unused' and 3d. 'used', mostly fine. (19)
1945 | £420
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Commemoratives: 1935 Jubilee ''THIS WAR IS A/JEWISH WAR'' 1/2d. and 1937 Coronation ''TEHERAN'', 'used' on G.P.O. sheet, also 1937-47 set of six 'used' and 1d. forgery used on 1954 cover with genuine 3d.
1946 £200
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries - Commemoratives: 1935 Jubilee ''THIS WAR IS A/JEWISH WAR'' 1/2d. and 11/2d. unused and 'used', all marginal examples, fine. Photo.
1947 £220
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. sets (1 unused, 1 'used') of six values with framed ""LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/BAHAMAS"" overprint, mostly fine. Michel IV9f-14f. (12). Photo.
1948 £120
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. set of six 'used' values with framed ""LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/BARBADOS"" overprint, mostly fine. Michel IV9c-14c. (12). Photo.
1949 £120
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. set of six 'used' values with framed ""LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/BERMUDA-IS"" overprint, mostly fine. Michel IV9g-14g. (12). Photo.
1950 £270
King George VI: Propaganda Forgeries: 1937-47 1/2d. to 3d. sets (1 unused, 1 'used') of six values with framed ""LIQUIDATION/OF EMPIRE/SINGAPORE"" overprint, fine. Michel IV9a-14a. (12). Photo.
1951 | £620
A pre-decimal Q.E.II mint and used collection in five albums, incl. Wildings with 1952-54 to 1s.6d. in control blocks of four mint, 1955-58 to 1s.6d. and 1957 to 3d. in mint cylinder blocks of six, 1958-61 graphites and 1959 phosphor-graphites to 41/2d. in blocks of four or booklet panes of six mint, range of booklet panes, coil stamps, Castles with 1955-58 Waterlow to 1 mint (2, one unmounted), 1959 De La Rue to 1 mint (2), commemoratives as multiples, 1970 Anniversaries 1s. showing variety gold missing, etc., duplication, mostly fine. (100s)
1953 | £600
A mint mainly Q.E.II collection in two boxed albums and a stockbook, predominantly later material, incl. regionals, Castle sets complete mint, postage dues apparently complete from 1914 to 1994, miniature sheets, Machins, Wildings 1/2d. to 3d. with 2d. phosphor-graphite error of watermark, sideways and inverted watermarks, etc., later with issues to the 2000's, mostly fine. (100s)
1954 | £600
A chiefly decimal Q.E.II collection in thirteen albums, incl. commemoratives mostly as cylinder blocks of six, Machins, postage dues, regionals, etc., also small quantity of world, mixed condition. (100s)
1955 | £580
An early Q.E.II unmounted mint collection in a Lindner binder, incl. 1955-58 Waterlow and De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 sets, 1960s sets with phosphor bands, minor varieties, 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d., 1958-61 graphite and 1959 phosphor-graphite sets to 41/2d., booklet panes, watermark varieties, pre-decimal Machins missing phosphors incl. 10d., etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1956 | £380
Queen Elizabeth II: A duplicated mint collection in a stockbook, incl. range of Castles with 1955 Waterlow sets, 1959 De La Rue set (1 with crease), 1959 De la Rue sets, quantity of Bradbury printings, Machins, range of Postage Dues, few minor varieties, booklet panes, plate blocks, regionals, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1957 | £380
A chiefly Q.E.II accumulation in two cartons, incl. slogan cancellations, presentation packs apparently complete from 1972 to 2007, Smiler sheets with 2000 Christmas pair, miniature sheets, booklets, regionals, Machins with 18p. deep olive-grey phosphor paper imperf. pair, etc., also a copy of ''The Postage Stamps of Great Britain Part One'' by J.B.Seymour and C.Gardiner-Hill, later with issues to 2000's, mostly fine. (100s)
1958 | £420
Queen Elizabeth II: A mint and used pre-decimal collection in a binder, incl. Wildings with 1952-54 and 1955-58 to 1s.6d. in left margin pairs with cylinder numbers, 1958-61 graphite and 1959 phosphor-graphite 1/2d. to 41/2d. sets mint, cylinder singles, minor varieties with Phantom ''R'', booklet panes, Castles, slogan cancellations, 1962 Eurostamp London Stamp Exhibition unissued miniature sheets (2) etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1959 | £190
A Q.E.II accumulation in four albums (two boxed), with issues to the mid 2000's, incl. mint decimal issues, presentation packs, miniature sheets, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1966 | £400
A chiefly Q.E.II accumulation in a carton, incl. 1952-54 to 1s.6d. and 1955-59 to 10s. mint, pre-decimal and decimal presentation packs, f.d.c's, collectors packs, etc., mixed condition. (100s)
1967 | £100
Queen Elizabeth II: Collections and Mixed Lots: A mint and unused collection on pages and hagner leaves incl. 1967-68 Castles 2s.6d., 5s, 1 in cylinder blocks with a 1 lower marginal pane of twenty (4 x 5) with cylinder ''1A'', G.P.O. cards with definitives, high values and postage dues affixed (4), Harrison presentation cards with 1992 issues affixed (4), also presentation cards with issues of Guyana, Kenya and New Zealand affixed (12), etc., Mainly fine.
1968 | £70
A collection in a binder, incl. Machins to 5, prestige booklets, presentation packs, better f.d.c's with 1972 Wedgwood, Castles, etc., mostly fine. (115 stamps and 41 items)
1969 | £60
A mint pre-decimal collection in an album, with most Commemorative sets as singles and blocks of four, fine. (100s)
1970 | £85
An accumulation of Q.E.II presentation packs, PHQ cards and f.d.c's in a carton, mostly fine. (100s)
1971 | £820
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: A duplicated mint collection in an album, incl. 1952-54 to 1s.6d. (4), 1955-58 to 1s.6d. (2), 1958-61 Graphite lined 11/2d. (11), 1959 Phosphor-Graphite 1/2d. to 41/2d. sets in blocks of four and cylinder blocks of six, booklets, wide range of booklet panes, large multiples, watermark varieties, coil leaders, plate blocks, few covers, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
1972 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1955-58 watermark St. Edward's Crown 2d. light red-brown in an imperforate pair from the 'Dartford' sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S38 (footnote), cat. 375. Photo.
1974 | £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 3d. deep lilac cream paper variety imperforate between stamp and top margin, twelve examples in upper marginal block of twenty four, folded along some rows of vertical perfs. and corner crease, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. S70c, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1159a. Photo.
1975 £250
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 wmk. Multiple Crowns 3d. deep lilac in a top left corner block of 24 (6 x 4), the corner affected by a major perforation error due to a paper fold, fine unmounted mint, a dramatic variety. S.G. 575. Photo.
1976 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 6d. deep claret in a left margin vertical strip of five, the lower pair misperforated due to a comb jump, folded through perfs. above variety pair, a few small gum wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, unusual. S.G. 579. Photo.
1977 | £75
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1958-65 watermark Multiple Crowns 10d. Prussian blue in a lower left corner cylinder ''1'' dot block of 60 (6 x 10, folded through central horizontal perfs.), the third column stamps affected by a doctor blade flaw leaving a white central area on each stamp, a few light gum wrinkles, unmounted mint. S.G. 583.
1978 | £550
Queen Elizbeth II: 1959 phosphor-graphite 2d. light red-brown St. Edwards Crown watermark error, an unmounted mint cylinder 17 block of six, perf. type C, few split perfs. at foot, otherwise fine. S.G. 605a, Spec. S43a, cat. 1,250. Photo.
1979 | £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Wildings: 1960 presentation pack of 1/2d. to 1s.6d. low values, phosphor-graphites and regionals, U.S.A. edition, unopened but with some creasing and toning, S.G. Spec. cat. 300.
1980 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1960-67 two phosphor bands 21/2d. showing variety watermark inverted, unmounted mint block of four, some slightly trimmed perfs. otherwise fine. S.G. Spec. S62a, cat. 680. Photo.
1981 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1960-67 phosphor 21/2d. type II with two bands booklet pane with watermark inverted, mint, mounted on two units, perfs. a little trimmed at base. S.G. 614Wi. Photo.
1982 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1955 Waterlow, a study written up on leaves with mint set (1 unmounted), additional 2s.6d., 5s. (2) and 10s. (3) mint with minor varieties, remainder used incl. 2s.6d. used first day of issue on airmail envelope to U.S.A., quantity of perforation guide markings on single stamps or multiples incl. 5s. blocks of four (2), top of sheet block of twenty without selvedge (some perf. faults and reinforcement), 10s. blocks of four (2) and eight, 1 pairs, blocks of four (3), vertical strips of three (2) and five (3), marginal perforation guide dots with 10s. block of five and 1 block of four, 5s. with [R. 8/1] re-entry used with 2s.6d. and 1 and low values on Jersey Parcel Post label (ex Lord Spens), some printings from the later light cream paper, 10s. with training bars, 2s.6d. with training bars cancelled on part registration form, etc., varied condition. (60 items)
1983 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1958 and 1959 De La Rue, a study written up on leaves with 1958 1st De La Rue sets used (3), some showing frame weakness or other minor flaws, 5s. right margin block of eight used with guide mark at top, 1 left margin (partly reduced) block of four with guide mark at foot, quantity of 1959 2nd De La Rue with light cream and whiter papers, a few mint to 10s. incl. 2s.6d. lower left vertical pair with ink spillage almost obscuring the value on the lower stamp (some split perfs.), remainder used with a range 2s.6d. minor frame breaks, 10s. singles (11) with various frame breaks or weak frames at right, used multiples incl. 10s. blocks of four (4, shades), 1 blocks of four (4) and block of six, selection of F.P.O. cancellations, P.O. Training School test sheet, etc. (93 items)
1984 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1959 2nd De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 unmounted mint light cream paper set of lower left corner examples, each with two plate dots in lower margin, light bends or imperfections in selvedge, 10s. and 1 with tone spots, a scarce set. S.G. Spec. T3a, T10b, T16a, T22a, cat. 490. Photo.
1985 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1955-68 Castles: 1959 De La Rue 2s.6d. to 1 set in unmounted mint upper left corner blocks of four, fine. S.G. 595/98, cat. 780. Photo.
1986 | £1700
Queen Elizabeth II: A mainly mint collection of decimal and pre-decimal commemorative varieties and shifts incl. 1967 E.F.T.A. 1s.6d. 'used' example with deep blue omitted, 1967 Christmas 4d. with gold (value and Queen's head) omitted (2), 1968 British paintings 4d. with gold (value and Queen's head) omitted, 1s. with gold (value and Queen's head) embossing and phosphor omitted, 1968 Christmas 9d. with yellow omitted, 1969 British architecture 5d. se-tenant block with green omitted from the St. Giles stamp, 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. with emerald omitted, 1972 Explorers 3p. with slate-black (hair etc.) almost completely omitted (traces remain), 1972 Anniversaries 3p. vertical upper left corner pair with partial omission of black on upper unit, dramatic shifts, ofsets, dry prints etc. mainly good to fine with normals for comparison. (approx. 65)
1987 | £280
A collection of unmounted mint 1970s varieties, incl. colour shifts, missing colours with 1972 Christmas 21/2p. strip of three with top stamp missing part of gold and 1975 8p. black omitted, missing or misplaced phosphors with 1973 Tree 9p. missing phosphor, gum errors, dry prints, missing embossings and shifts, etc., also range of minor varieties, mostly fine. (64 items)
1988 | £520
Queen Elizabeth II: A group of 1960's to 1980's unmounted mint misperforated Christmas issues incl. 1971 21/2p. upper right corner block of 21 (7 x 3, folded along one set of vertical perfs.) grossly misperforated in the margin due to multiple paper folds leaving the upper left pair imperf. between stamp and upper margin, fine. (8 items). Photo.
1989 | £160
Queen Elizabeth II: A group of unmounted mint minor varieties on Christmas issues, comprising 1966 1s.6d. pair showing gold (Queen's head) mostly omitted, 1969 5d. singles showing blue and gold colour shifts, 1971 21/2p. showing partial lemon omitted, 71/2p. block of four showing gold doctor blade flaw at left, 1972 21/2p. strip of four with printers paper join, 1973 3p. showing 3p. black (value) almost omitted, 1980 minor varieties in blocks, 1986 13p. traffic light block of six showing yellow shift, 1988 14p. blocks of six (2) showing purple and gold splodges, some with normal for comparison, fine. (16 items)
1990 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Timson) variety orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 624Aa, cat. 600, EC GBR1248a - circa 60 known. Photo.
1991 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 P.O.S.B. 3d. (Thrissell) variety orange-brown omitted, fine marginal mint example from the right of the sheet, small area of gum disturbance at left, very lightly almost imperceptibly mounted. S.G. 624Ba, cat. 1,600, EC GBR1248b - circa 24 known. Photo.
1992 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 C.E.P.T. 2d., a lower marginal vertical pair showing most unusual partial reversed impressions on the sheet margin as a result of the margin being folded over immediately after printing, bend affecting upper stamp, folded through perfs. between base and selvedge, otherwise fine unmounted mint. Photo.
1993 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 C.E.P.T. 2d., unmounted mint example with unusual areas of brown dry print at upper left, right and at the base, also imperforate example with brown omitted, cancelled by Post Office Training School black bars, without gum, with normal for comparison. Photo.
1994 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 C.E.P.T. 10d. variety turquoise omitted, small area of gum disturbance, otherwise fine mint and rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 628b, cat. 7,500, EC GBR1256b - circa 18 known. Photo.
1995 £980
Queen Elizabeth II: 1961 Parliamentary Conference 6d. variety gold omitted, light surface mark and tiny gum wrinkle, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 629a, cat. 2,600, EC GBR1258a - circa 30 known. Photo.
1997 £2200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1963 Cable (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety black omitted, mint, trace of gum on front of upper left corner perf., otherwise fine, rare. S.G. 645a, cat. 6,800+, EC GBR1290a - 22 known. Photo.
1998 | £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Shakespeare (ordinary) 1s.6d., a marginal example displaying a dramatic violet shift, light gum bend, otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 649 var, EC GBR1298b, cat. 225. Photo.
1999 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) omitted, unmounted mint block of four, minor gum bends otherwise fine. R.P.S. certificate (1984). S.G. 652a, cat. 1,200, EC GBR1304a - circa 180 mint known. Photo.
2000 | £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) and red-brown (dock walls) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 652c, cat. 550, EC GBR1304b. Photo.
2001 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Geographical (ordinary) 4d. variety violet (face value) and red-brown (dock walls) omitted, unmounted mint. S.G. 652c, cat. 550, EC GBR1304b. Photo.
2002 £9000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1964 Botanical (ordinary) 3d. variety sage-green omitted, very fine unmounted mint upper left corner marginal example, a very rare error. S.G. 655b, cat. 26,000, EC GBR1310b - circa 6 known. Photo.
2005 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Churchill (ordinary) 4d. in a vertical strip of six with a major inking flaw leaving the top stamp half blank, the black shifted with the fifth stamp having the value partially omitted, a few spots of toning, unmounted mint, a dramatic variety. S.G. 661 var. Photo.
2006 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, the upper pair in a very fine unmounted mint lower right corner marginal traffic light corner block of eight, the pair below displaying a partial omission, an attractive piece. S.G. 667a, cat. 1,300+. Photo.
2007 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (ordinary) 4d. with sheet margin at left, variety indigo almost completely omitted, a few streaks still present on the body of the apparatus, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 667 var. Photo.
2008 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 Lister (phosphor) 4d. variety brown-red (tube) omitted, unmounted mint, tiny gum wrinkle, otherwise fine and rare. S.G. 667pa, cat. 7,500, EC GBR1334b - circa 18 known. Photo.
2010 £1600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1965 I.T.U. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety light pink omitted, fine unmounted mint margnal example from the right of the sheet, with normal for comparison, rare. S.G. 684a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1368a - 21 known. Photo.
2011 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Landscapes (ordinary) 4d. used example missing blue (sky only), on small piece, toned perfs., unrecorded, with normal for comparison. Photo.
2013 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup 6d. (ordinary) showing red colour shift and 6d. (ordinary) showing black colour shift, with normals for comparison, and 1967 Paintings 4d. showing double perforation, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 694 var and 748 var.
2014 £75
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety black omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 694a, cat. 225, EC GBR1388a. Photo.
2015 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety black omitted, with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 694a, cat. 225, EC GBR1388a. Photo.
2016 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety apple-green omitted, the left stamp in a strip of three with the centre stamp also showing almost complete omission and the right stamp normal, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 694b, cat. 6,750+, EC GBR1388c - 24 mint known. Photo.
2017 £4500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 6d. variety red omitted, unmounted mint marginal example from the right of the sheet, minor gum imperfections but very fine for this rare stamp. Brandon certificate (1995). S.G. 694c, cat. 12,500, EC GBR1388d - circa 12 known. Photo.
2018 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (phosphor) 6d., a lower left corner cylinder block of nine showing progressive omission of the black, the left column stamps showing complete omission, the centre column partial omission, and the right column small part omission, with the cylinder number ''1E'' omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 694pa, cat. 9,000+, EC GBR1388b - approx. 24 known. Photo.
2019 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 World Cup (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety blue omitted, very light surface marks otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 695a, cat. 380, EC GBR1390a. Photo.
2020 | £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds, a fine mint collection mainly in blocks of four or larger multiples phosphor incl. marginal block with crisscross phosphor, cylinder block of eight with greenish yellow shift, non-phosphor incl. upper left corner block with pre printing paper fold resulting in a portion of the gull stamp being printed on the gum side, missing bistre blocks (2), phosphor and ordinary traffic light block of eight with watermark inverted, range of dramatic colour and perf. shifts etc., mainly fine unmounted. (36 items)
2021 | £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds, a collection of mint se-tenant blocks of four and larger multiples many with missing colours and shifts, on philatelic album pages incl. four ordinary and one phosphor block with reddish brown omitted, also normal cylinder block of eight signed by the designer John Norris Wood, variety of dramatic shifts etc., mainly good to fine unmounted. (21)
2022 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds, an interesting selection of early uses on cover incl. (ordinary) marginal se-tenant traffic light block of four with missing green used on first day cover, two covers bearing single stamps used before the official date of issue and subsequently obliterated with black ink by the post office, block of four used on 1966 (July 18th) registered cover, the date in the c.d.s. subsequently blacked out, also a first day cover signed by the designer of the issue John Norris Wood, mixed condition. (7)
2023 £8800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four, variety four colours, black, blue, bistre and reddish-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint upper left corner example, small gum wrinkle on 'Gull' unit, probably the most spectacular British missing colour error. S.G. 696ab, cat. 20,000, EC GBR1392a - 30 blocks known, cat. 20,000. Photo.
2025 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety red omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, very scarce. S.G. 696e, cat. 2,200, EC GBR1392e - circa 25 blocks known. Photo.
2026 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant marginal block of four variety emerald-green omitted, from the right of the sheet, two tiny gum wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 696f, cat. 600, EC GBR1392f - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2027 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. variety emerald-green omitted in a fine unmounted mint lower right corner marginal traffic light block of eight (two se-tenant blocks), the emerald-green is completely omitted on both the Blue Tits and partially so on the Gull and Robin, scarce. S.G. 696a,f,var. Photo.
2029 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant block of four showing variety reddish brown omitted, couple of split perfs. and mild creasing, otherwise fine unmounted mint, also 4d. blackbird single showing the same variety. S.G. 696j, cat. 250, EC GBR1392l. Photo.
2031 £4800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (ordinary) 4d. mint se-tenant gull and robin vertical pair with variety black only omitted, a little soiled with faults, but a unique pair. Brandon certificate (1996). S.G. 696c, 698a, EC GBR1392b,n, cat. 30,000. Photo.
2033 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant marginal block of four variety emerald-green omitted, from the right of the sheet, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696pf, cat. 600, EC GBR1392f - circa 90 blocks known. Photo.
2037 | £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Birds (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four, right marginal with variety bistre omitted, affecting all stamps, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 696-699ph, cat. 11,000, EC GBR1392k - circa 15 blocks known. Photo.
2039 £7000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Technology (ordinary) 6d. variety red (Mini-cars) omitted, unmounted mint, a couple of light specks on gum otherwise fine, very rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 702a, cat. 22,000, EC GBR1404a - circa 18 mint known. Photo.
2040 £6500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Technology (ordinary) 6d. variety deep blue (Jaguar & inscription) omitted, a couple of very light gum wrinkles, otherwise very fine, very rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 702b, cat. 18,500, EC GBR1404b - circa 30 mint known. Photo.
2041 | £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d., a selection of upper marginal se-tenant strips of six (7) with missing colours, comprising olive-green, bistre, orange, magenta, green, blue (non marginal, folded through perfs.) and grey omitted, folded through centre perfs., unmounted mint. S.G. 705b, c, e-g, j.
2042 | £50
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 4d. two se-tenant blocks of six variety green omitted, fine used on registered cover. S.G. 707-710g.
2043 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 4d., two se-tenant strips of six with missing colours, comprising magenta omitted upper marginal strip, deep blue omitted, folded through centre perfs., also normal upper marginal strip for comparison, unmounted mint. S.G. 705b, c, e-g, j.
2044 | £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 6d. and 1s.6d. selection with gold (Queen's head) omitted, comprising 6d. in pair with normal (2), 1s.6d. left marginal example in pair with normal, 1s.6d. strip of six with sheet margins at left and right, the third stamp displaying the omission, minor imperfections but mainly fine, unmounted. S.G. 711-712 var, EC GBR1422a, GBR1424a, cat. 650.
2045 £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (ordinary) 1s.3d. variety lilac omitted, a mint example with some bends and gum disturbance but very rare. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 712a, EC GBR1424f, cat. 5,750. Photo.
2046 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Battle of Hastings (phosphor) 1s.3d. variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 712pa, cat. 1,500, EC GBR1424c - 60 known. Photo.
2047 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 3d., a vertical lower right strip of three affected by a paper fold resulting in the central stamp displaying variety gold (Queen's head) omitted and the lower stamp with gold misplaced, queens head partly printed in the selvedge and on the reverse of central stamp, re-enforced tear at lower right, otherwise fine unmounted (hinged in margin), very scarce, also a single (phosphor) example of the variety. S.G. 713 var, EC GBR1426a. Photo.
2048 £1650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety pink (hat) omitted, a fine unmounted mint example. S.G. 714a, cat. 4,500. EC GBR1428c - 36 known. Photo.
2049 £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas 1s.6d. (ordinary) in a lower right traffic light vertical strip of five, the lower stamp variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, the centre stamp with gold almost completely omitted (trace remaining), fine unmounted mint. S.G. 714 var, EC GBR1428a - 30-50 known. Photo.
2050 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1966 Christmas 1s.6d. (phosphor) in a lower marginal vertical strip of three, the lower stamp variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, the centre stamp with gold almost completely omitted (trace remaining), fine unmounted mint, also a single example of the variety. S.G. 714p var, EC GBR1428b - circa 20 known. Photo.
2051 £550
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety black (Queen's head, etc.), brown, new blue and yellow omitted, small pencil not on reverse, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 715a, cat. 1,250, EC GBR1430a - 120 known. Photo.
2052 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety lilac omitted, and 9d. brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715b, 716d.
2053 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. variety green omitted, fine used example, cancelled by indistinct c.d.s., with normal for comparison. Brandon certificate (2001). S.G. 715c, EC GBR1430d. Photo.
2054 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 9d. with watermark inverted, an unmounted mint cylinder block of eight, also 1s.6d. (phosphor) unmounted cylinder block of six with watermark inverted, fine. Photo.
2055 | £300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. selection of varieties comprising lilac omitted, green omitted, brown omitted, new blue omitted, yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715pb-pf, cat. 770.
2056 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 9d. showing variety new blue omitted with normal for comparison and 1968 Christmas 9d. showing variety yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 715pe and 776a, cat. 310. Photo.
2057 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 1s.6d. selection of varieties comprising brown omitted, blue-grey omitted, new blue omitted, yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716c-f, cat. 540.
2058 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (ordinary) 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, in a left marginal block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716e, cat. 540+, EC GBR1432i. Photo.
2059 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 1s.6d. variety deep blue omitted, fine unmounted mint upper right corner block (mounted in selvedge). S.G. 716pb, cat. 2,200, EC GBR1432d. Photo.
2060 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 E.F.T.A. (phosphor) 1s.6d. blue-grey omitted, and 1s.6d. new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 716pd, pf, cat. 270.
2061 £4000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant part cylinder block of twelve (6 x 2) with sheet margins at sides, the top left stamp variety red omitted, left margin with cylinders ''3A'', ''1B'', ''2C'', ''1D'', some central perf. separation, the variety is fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 717c, cat. 5,000, EC GBR1434b - 10 blocks known. Photo.
2062 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant lower left cylinder block of six, the left centre stamp variety slate-purple omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 717f, cat. 5,500, EC GBR1434c - 3 blocks and 2 singles known. Photo.
2063 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (ordinary) 4d. se-tenant marginal block of four from the left of the sheet with variety reddish purple omitted from the lower right stamp, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 720c, cat. 2,000, EC GBR1434f - circa 32 blocks known. Photo.
2064 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d., the set of four singles with agate omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare, particularly so in fine condition. S.G. 717pd-720pd, cat. 18,000, EC GBR1434a. Photo.
2065 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d. left marginal se-tenant block of four variety slate-purple omitted, affects the top left stamp, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 717pf, cat. 525, EC GBR1434d - circa 50 blocks known. Photo.
2066 £7500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Flowers (phosphor) 4d. se-tenant block of four variety violet omitted, affects the two right hand stamps, the unique left margin block showing this very rare error, folded through vertical perfs. otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 718pe, 720pe, unpriced, EC GBR1434e - 1 block known, cat. 15,000. Photo.
2067 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Bradbury Wilkinson hand coloured essay for a proposed 1 design depicting H.M.S. Victory, with a small Machin head and value beneath, mounted on card (51 x 34mm), fine. Photo.
2068 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, tiny gum imperfections, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 748a, cat. 350, EC GBR1496a. Photo.
2069 £480
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 9d. variety black (Queen's head and value) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 749a, cat. 1,100, EC GBR1498a - circa 60 known. Photo.
2071 £135
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Paintings 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 750b, cat. 350, EC GBR1500b. Photo.
2072 £2500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.9d. variety pale olive-grey omitted, fine used example with what appears to be a part ''BOOTLE'' c.d.s., very rare, understood to be the only example of this error known to the market. S.G. 755a, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1510a. Photo.
2073 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Discoveries 1s.9d. with violet inscription at base and box surrounding Queen's head and value omitted due to a dry print, fine mint with hinge attached, with normal for comparison, most unusual. Photo.
2074 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas selection of varieties comprising 3d. horizontal strip of four showing blue scratch flaw (folded along one set of perfs.), 3d. single showing gold colour shift and 4d. missing gold (Queen's head and value) with normal for comparison, fine unmounted mint. (4 items)
2076 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety rose omitted, fine unmounted mint marginal example from the right of the sheet, with normal for comparison. B.P.A. certificate (1995). S.G. 756c, cat. 3,700, EC GBR1512b - circa 24 known. Photo.
2077 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety rose omitted, fine used, rare. B.P.A. certificate (1969). S.G. 756c, unpriced, EC GBR1512b. Photo.
2078 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. in a horizontal imperforate proof pair with phosphor bands, one with gum wrinkle otherwise fine with full gum (unmounted). S.G. 756var, EC GBR1512h - circa 60 pairs known, cat. 350. Photo.
2079 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 3d. variety olive-yellow omitted with the gold value also partially omitted, small patch of disturbed gum otherwise fine unmounted mint, not listed in S.G. Sold 'as is'. Brandon certificate (2006). S.G. 756 var, EC GBR1512c - circa 2 known, cat. 6,000. Photo.
2081 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 4d. in a horizontal imperforate proof pair, with gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, a few light gum bends otherwise fine with large part gum. S.G. 757var, EC GBR1514e - circa 60 pairs known, cat. 550. Photo.
2083 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967 Christmas 1s.6d. variety ultramarine omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 758b, cat. 850, EC GBR1516c - circa 60 known. Photo.
2084 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 9d., 1s.6d., 1s.9d. with variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, 1s.6d. with linear gum imperfection, otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal set for comparison. S.G. 764a-766a, cat. 1,130. Photo.
2085 £2800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 9d. variety ultramarine omitted, very fine used with the rest of the set on first day cover with ''G.P.O./PHILATELIC/BUREAU/EDINBURGH'' special datestamp. S.G. 764b, EC GBR1528b - only three or four first day covers known (no mint examples recorded), cat. 7,000. Photo.
2086 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Bridges 1s.6d. variety red-orange (rooftops) omitted, tiny gum wrinkle, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 765b, cat. 425, EC GBR1530b - circa 120 known. Photo.
2088 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 4d. variety vermilion omitted, tiny gum imperfection otherwise fine unmounted mint. copy of B.P.A. certificate (1977). S.G. 771b, cat. 700, EC GBR1542b - circa 60 known. Photo.
2090 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, with phosphor bands, unused without gum, natural paper wrinkles and embossing flattened by soaking, rare. S.G. 772a, EC GBR1544a, - 12 known (9 ungummed), cat. 3,000. Photo.
2091 £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s. variety gold (Queen's head and value), embossing and phosphor omitted, lower marginal example, natural paper crease at top otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 772Eb, cat. 750, EC GBR1544b - 60 known. Photo.
2092 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s. variety gold (Queen's head and value), embossing and phosphor omitted, lower marginal example, natural gum skips otherwise fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 772Eb, cat. 750, EC GBR1544b - 60 known. Photo.
2093 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 British Paintings 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head and value) omitted, tiny natural gum wrinkle, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 773a, cat. 350, EC GBR1546a - circa 90 known. Photo.
2094 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. group of varieties comprising singles showing gold and ultramarine colour shifts, traffic light block of six showing bistre shift, and singles (2) with offset in margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 775 var. Photo.
2095 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1968 Christmas 4d. variety vermilion omitted, with pencil ''81'' in corner on reverse, light marks on gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 775b, cat. 650, EC GBR1550b - 120 known. Photo.
2096 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 778c, cat. 300, EC GBR1556c. Photo.
2097 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 5d. variety red (inscription) and phosphor omitted, with margin at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 778Eya, cat. 250, EC GBR1556d. Photo.
2098 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 9d. se-tenant strip of three, variety red and blue omitted, affects the left stamp, also with phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 779ab, cat. 3,800, EC GBR1558b - 40 strips known. Photo.
2099 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Ships 9d. se-tenant strip of three with margin at left, variety blue omitted, affects the left stamp, variety stamp fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. 779ac, cat. 3,800, EC GBR1558a - 40 strips known. Photo.
2100 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety violet (value, etc.) omitted, very light bend, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 784a, cat. 850, EC GBR1568a - circa 120 known. Photo.
2101 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 4d. variety yellow-orange omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 784b, cat. 850, EC GBR1568b, cat. 300. Photo.
2102 £400
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Concorde 1s.6d. variety silver-grey omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 786a, cat. 850, EC GBR1572a - 120 known. Photo.
2104 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. varieties black omitted (tiny gum adhesion), yellow-green omitted, yellow-green and phosphor omitted, mainly fine, unmounted mint. S.G. 794e, f, Eya, cat. 310, EC GBR1588a, c, d. Photo.
2105 £70
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Anniversaries 1s.6d. varieties black omitted, and yellow-green and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 794e and 794Eya, cat. 220, EC GBR1588a, GBR1588d. Photo.
2106 £120
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 5d. showing variety green omitted in block of four with normals, 1980 Christmas 5d. showing variety emerald omitted and 1973 Paintings showing variety gold omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 798c, 839b and 932a, cat. 420. Photo.
2107 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) omitted, light surface mark at left, minor perf. imperfections, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 800a, cat. 300, EC GBR1600a. Photo.
2108 £170
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 9d. variety black (value) and phosphor omitted, two unmounted mint examples, light vertical marks on gum, otherwise fine. S.G. 800Eya, cat. 700, EC GBR1600b. Photo.
2109 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Cathedrals 1s.6d. variety black (value) omitted, marginal example from the left of the sheet, trace of of surface discolouration at right, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare, with normal for comparison. S.G. 801a, cat. 5,000, EC GBR1602a - 42 known (many damaged). Photo.
2110 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip of three variety black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 802b-804b, cat. 2,250, EC GBR1604a - circa 48 strips known. Photo.
2111 £850
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety red omitted, horizontal gum imperfection and tiny wrinkle, otherwise fine mint, possibly unmounted, rare. S.G. 802c-804c, cat. 4,800, EC GBR1604b - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
2113 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety deep grey omitted, small gum irregularities at top otherwise fine mint. S.G. 802d-804d, cat. 1,650, EC GBR1604c - 48 strips known. Photo.
2114 £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Investiture 5d. se-tenant strip variety pale turquoise-green omitted, sheet margin at left, a few small gum imperfections, otherwise fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 802e-804e, cat. 4,500, EC GBR1604d - circa 15 strips known. Photo.
2115 £6500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 4d. variety gold (Queen's head and detail from star) omitted, fine unmounted mint and very rare. S.G. 812a, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1624a - circa 5 known, cat. 12,500. Photo.
2116 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety light blue (sheep, etc.) omitted, and another variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 813a, d, cat. 560, EC GBR1626b & d. Photo.
2117 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety red omitted, tiny thins at right, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 813b, cat. 2,700, EC GBR1626c - 24 known. Photo.
2118 £620
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety gold (Queen's head, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce, with normal for comparison. S.G. 813c, cat. 1,200, EC GBR1626a - circa 30 known. Photo.
2119 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 813d, cat. 450, EC GBR1626d. Photo.
2120 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 5d. variety green omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 813d, cat. 450, EC GBR1626d. Photo.
2122 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head, etc.) omitted, and another variety new blue omitted, latter with light toning at base, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814a, e, cat. 320, EC GBR1628a & d. Photo.
2123 | £200
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety deep slate (value, etc.) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814b, cat. 550, EC GBR1628b - circa 120 known. Photo.
2124 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety greenish yellow omitted with sheet margin at left, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 814c, cat. 550, EC GBR1628c - circa 120 known. Photo.
2125 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety greenish yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 814c, cat. 550, EC GBR1628c - circa 120 known. Photo.
2126 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1969 Christmas 1s.6d. variety new blue omitted, in horizontal strip of three with one normal stamp and one showing a lesser partial omission, lightly folded along perfs., otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 814e, EC GBR1268d. Photo.
2127 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 British Rural Architecture 5d. variety lemon omitted, and 1s. variety new blue omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 815a, 817a, cat. 300, EC GBR1630a, GBR1634a.
2129 £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 British Rural Architecture 5d. variety greenish-blue (doors) omitted, fine used, rare. S.G. 815c, EC GBR1630b, cat. 3,500. Photo.
2130 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 5d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, an unmounted mint lower left corner example, small thin and blunt perf. at top, otherwise fine, scarce. S.G. 819a, cat. 4,250, EC GBR1638a - circa 19 known. Photo.
2131 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 9d. variety ochre omitted, light gum wrinkle, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 820a, cat. 550, EC GBR1640a - circa 120 known. Photo.
2132 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, 1s. with green omitted, 1s. with green and embossing omitted, fine unmounted mint with normals for comparison S.G. 821a, Eb, c, cat. 430.
2133 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. showing variety green omitted and 1s.6d. showing variety emerald omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 821c and 822b, cat. 340. Photo.
2134 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s. variety brown and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 821Eya, cat. 320, EC GBR1642e. Photo.
2135 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 822a, cat. 320, EC GBR1644a - circa 120 known. Photo.
2139 £5500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d. se-tenant block of four, variety yellow-bistre omitted, resulting in the loss of the Oliver Twist background and Copperfield face value, a striking upper marginal block with Worboys handstamp on reverse of selvedge, small light mark on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 826b, 827b, cat. 24,000, EC GBR1648c. Photo.
2140 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 5d. se-tenant block of four, variety light greenish blue (value) almost completely omitted from the Oliver Twist stamp (minute trace remains), pencil note on gum, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 827c, cat. 800, EC GBR1648c. Photo.
2141 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 1s.6d. fine unmounted mint strip of three with the right stamp displaying variety silver (''Grasmere'') omitted. S.G. 828b, cat. 250, EC GBR1656160b - circa 120 mint known. Photo.
2142 £7500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Literary Anniversaries 1s.6d. variety blue (face value) omitted, fine unmounted mint, a very rare error being one of only two mint examples known. S.G. 828c, cat. 20,000, EC GBR1656a. Photo.
2143 £9000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Commonwealth Games 5d. variety greenish-yellow omitted, fine unmounted mint, the key upper left corner cylinder example of this rarity, with ''1A.'' omitted from selvedge, superb, with normal for comparison, only three mint are known of which one is damaged, and a few used. Brandon certificate (1993). S.G. 832a, EC GBR1664a, cat. 20,000. Photo.
2144 | £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas selection of varieties comprising 4d. singles showing embossing shift and phosphor shift, 5d. singles showing emerald colour shift (2, one with crease), emerald omitted with normal for comparison and strip of three with printers paper join, 1s.6d. single showing ochre omitted with normal for comparison and vertical pair showing pale turquoise-green shift, fine unmounted mint. (10 items)
2145 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 5d. variety emerald omitted, in a top right corner traffic light block strip of three with the emerald dot missing, tiny gum skips on one otherwise fine unmounted mint, with matching normal traffic light strip for comparison. S.G. 839b, cat. 420+, EC GBR1678b - circa 240 known. Photo.
2146 £100
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 1s.6d. variety salmon omitted, 1s.6d. variety ochre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 840a, b, cat. 350, EC GBR1680a. Photo.
2147 £85
Queen Elizabeth II: 1970 Christmas 1s.6d. variety salmon omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 840a, cat. 220, EC GBR1680a. Photo.
2149 £380
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 3p. variety deep blue omitted, with the usual downward shift of grey fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 887a, cat. 1,200, EC GBR1774a - circa 70 known. Photo.
2152 | £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Anniversaries 9p. variety olive-brown omitted, in a corner traffic light vertical strip of three (folded through perfs. below top stamp), with the olive-brown dot missing, creasing in lower margin, stamps fine unmounted mint, a scarce multiple. S.G. 889a, cat. 975+, EC GBR1778a. Photo.
2153 £2300
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety carmine-rose omitted, fine unmounted mint marginal example, selvedge at left displaying omitted cylinder ''1 F'', rare. S.G. 895b, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1790b - 18 mint known (8 damaged). Photo.
2154 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety lemon (window panels) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 895c, cat. 350, EC GBR1790c . Photo.
2155 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 3p. variety lemon (window panels) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 895c, cat. 350, EC GBR1790c . Photo.
2156 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint with sheet margin at top. S.G. 896a, cat. 300, EC GBR1792a - 100 known. Photo.
2157 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 896a, cat. 300, EC GBR1792a - circa 200 known. Photo.
2158 £600
Queen Elizabeth II: 1971 Christmas 71/2p. variety lilac omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 896b, cat. 1,450, EC GBR1792b - 24 known. Photo.
2159 £750
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Polar Explorers 3p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, in a lower right corner traffic light block of six (3 x 2) with the gold dot missing, fine unmounted mint, rare multiple. S.G. 897a, cat. 1,320+, EC GBR1794a. Photo.
2161 £3500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Broadcasting Anniversaries 9p. variety brownish slate (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, rare. S.G. 912a, cat. 7,000, EC GBR1824a - circa 20 mint known. Photo.
2162 £450
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety red-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison, scarce. S.G. 914a, cat. 1,400, EC GBR1828a - 24 known. Photo.
2163 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. variety bright green omitted with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 914b, cat. 300, EC GBR1828b - circa 150 known. Photo.
2164 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. showing variety bluish violet omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 914c, cat. 300, EC GBR1828c - 100 known. Photo.
2165 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 3p. showing variety bluish violet omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 914c, cat. 300, EC GBR1828c - 100 known. Photo.
2166 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Christmas 71/2p. showing variety ochre omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 915a, cat. 300, EC GBR1830a - 200 known. Photo.
2168 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding 3p. variety silver (value and inscription) omitted fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 916a, cat. 775, EC GBR1832a. Photo.
2169 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1972 Royal Silver Wedding 3p. variety silver (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 916a, cat. 775, EC GBR1832a. Photo.
2170 £260
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish black (value and inscription) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922a, cat. 875, EC GBR1844a - 100 known. Photo.
2171 £270
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Tree 9p. variety brownish grey (Queen's head) and phosphor omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 922b, cat. 825, EC GBR1844b - 100 known. Photo.
2172 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair and 9p. single showing variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ab and 927a, cat 400. Photo.
2173 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p se-tenant pair variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, slightly folded through perfs., fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 923ab, EC GBR1846a, cat 300. Photo.
2175 £880
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 3p. se-tenant pair showing variety light orange-brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 923ad, cat. 3,000, EC GBR1846c - 39 pairs known. Photo.
2176 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 5p. with sheet margin at right showing variety sepia (from hair) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 925c, cat. 5,750, EC GBR1850c - circa 24 known. Photo.
2177 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Explorers 9p. variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 927a, cat. 250, EC GBR1854a. Photo.
2180 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Paintings selection comprising 3p. showing variety missing gold (2, one with embossing omitted and one with embossing shift), 5p. showing variety gold omitted and 9p showing variety brown omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 931a, 931Ec, 933a and 934b, cat. 705. Photo.
2181 £240
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. colour omitted selection comprising varieties red, salmon, rosy mauve and grey-black omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948a, c, e and g, cat. 630. Photo.
2182 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p, varieties grey-black (value etc.) omitted and salmon omitted, fine unmounted mint, with normal for comparison. S.G. 948b and 948c, cat. 300. Photo.
2183 £280
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVA) grey black (value etc.) omitted, an unmounted mint lower left cylinder block of four, ''4A'' cylinder omitted from selvedge, minor imperfections on reverse, otherwise very fine. S.G. 948b, cat. 720+. Photo.
2184 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVAD) salmon-pink omitted, an unmounted mint lower left cylinder block of four, spots of toning on reverse, also single used examples with salmon pink omitted (3), blue omitted (2), bright red-rose omitted (2), mixed condition. (11). Photo.
2185 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVAD) variety blue (leg, robes) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948d, cat. 300, EC GBR1897c - circa 180 mint known. Photo.
2186 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVA) rosy mauve (robe at right) omitted, an unmounted mint lower left cylinder block of four, ''2E'' cylinder omitted from selvedge, light horizontal mark on reverse, otherwise very fine. S.G. 948e, cat. 640+. Photo.
2187 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVAD) showing variety blue and rosy mauve omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 948f, cat. 700, EC GBR1897i - circa 40 known. Photo.
2188 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. (PVA) bright red-rose (King's robe) omitted, an unmounted mint lower left cylinder block of four, ''3F'' cylinder omitted from selvedge, a few small adhesions on gum, otherwise very fine. S.G. 948g, cat. 680+. Photo.
2189 £1500
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. variety turquoise-green (leg, robe, etc.) omitted, unmounted mint, slight overall toning, otherwise fine. S.G. 948i, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1897g - circa 10 known. Photo.
2190 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1973 Christmas 31/2p. variety turquoise-green (leg, robe, etc.) omitted, fine mint example, light overall gum toning with tiny area of disturbance, rare. S.G. 948i, cat. 6,000, EC GBR1897g - circa 10 known. Photo.
2191 £290
Queen Elizabeth II: 1976 Christmas 61/2p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1018a, cat. 950, EC GBR2036a - 50 pairs known. Photo.
2193 | £950
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Sir Rowland Hill, a collection of miniature sheets with missing colours, shifts and varieties on philatelic album pages incl. gold (Queen's head) omitted, pale greenish yellow omitted (2, one being ex. Baillie), dramatic gold printing flaw producing a heavy gold streak down the centre of the sheet, two examples of dramatic upward blue shifts, etc., a few minor gum bends but mainly fine unmounted mint. (25)
2194 £3000
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety imperforate, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. MS1099a, cat. 9,750, EC GBR2198o - circa 6 known.
2195 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety gold (Queen's head) omitted, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. MS1099c, cat. 950, EC GBR2198b - circa 31 mint known. Photo.
2197 £160
Queen Elizabeth II: 1979 Rowland Hill miniature sheet variety pale greenish yellow omitted, two minor specks on gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. MS1099g, E.C. GBR2197e cat. 850. Photo.
2202 £350
Queen Elizabeth II: 1986 Christmas 12p. in a lower right corner traffic light block of twelve (4 x 3), the corner horizontal pair imperforate between stamps and margin at foot, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1341 var. Photo.
2203 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1987 Christmas 13p. with star underprint strip of three with sheet margins, showing variety imperf. at left margin, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. W717, EC GBR2751a, cat. 400- 12 known. Photo.
2204 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988 Christmas 19p. in a top right corner strip of four, the right pair showing variety imperforate, horizontal crease clear of stamps, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1415a, cat. 2,100+, EC GBR2830a - circa 30 pairs known. Photo.
2205 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: 1990 Christmas 22p. variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 1527a, cat. 4,000, EC GBR3054a - circa 10 pairs known. Photo.
2206 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1994 Europa, Medical Discoveries 25p., in an unmounted mint block of four, right hand vertical pair completely imperforate, vertically creased between pairs clear of design, minor wrinkle, very rare. S.G. 1839a, cat. 9,000, EC GB1639Ia - 5 mint pairs known (2 creased). Photo.
2207 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: 1994 Christmas 19p. showing non-coincident downward shifts of all colours except the deep green (Queen's head and value), fine unmounted mint, a very dramatic variety. S.G. 1843 var. Photo.
2209 £800
Queen Elizabeth II: 1998 Comedians unissued Joyce Grenfell 30p., tiny gum bend, otherwise a very fine unmounted mint example of this scarce stamp, which was issued with a face value of 37p. with normal for comparison. See footnote after S.G. 2045, EC GBR4086a - circa 30 mint known, cat. 2,500. Photo.
2211 £5800
Queen Elizabeth II: 2001 Nobel Prizes 65p. variety hologram omitted, tiny surface mark and light striations on gum, otherwise fine unmounted mint, very rare, with normal for comparison. Brandon certificate (2002). S.G. 2237var., EC F2223MSa, only 8 copies known, cat. 4,500. Photo.
2212 £5800
Queen Elizabeth II: Commemoratives: 2003 'Greeting Stamps' 1st, imperforate lower portion of sheet comprising four se-tenant blocks of six with Q3 marginal plate markings, a few minor gum wrinkles, very fine unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. 2337b, cat. 18,400, as blocks of six. Photo.
2213 £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 2006 Victoria Cross Anniversary 1st 'Cornwell' + 64p. 'Chavasse' + 72p. 'Upham' se-tenant pane of three variety bronze (Queen's head and denominations) and phosphor omitted, the second pane from the booklet, fine unmounted mint and rare, with normal pane for comparison. S.G. 2660ba, cat. 18,000, EC GBR5311a - circa 6 panes known. Photo.
2214 | £80
Queen Elizabeth II: 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Winners complete miniature sheets (incl. Paralympics) in the official album, fine unmounted mint. (63)
2215 | £210
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: A collection of cylinder block of six to 1s.9d., plus 2s.6d. to 1 plate blocks of four complete as issued with one duplicate, unmounted mint. (121 blocks)
2216 £220
Queen Elizabeth II: 1967-70 Machins: 1d. (2) and 4d. vermilion right band (2) in a se-tenant block of four with part selvedge from the Cook book multivalue pane, variety uncoated paper, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 724d, 734Eba, cat. 730. Photo.
2217 | £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A collection of decimal Machins in a stockbook with values to 5, incl. stitched booklet panes, cylinder blocks, regionals, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2218 | £120
Queen Elizabeth II: A specialised unmounted mint collection of the 1990 Penny Black anniversary identified by Deegam numbers with a range of printings, papers, gums and phosphors, also cylinder blocks, booklets and booklet panes, etc, also copy of Machin Specialised Catalogue. (87 items)
2219 | £2000
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: A specialised collection in two Connoisseur albums (fine condition), two stockbooks and loose in a carton, with a selection of pre-decimal incl. booklet and coil stamps, 5d. PCP + two bands, 6d. head B 250 screen ex coil, decimals to 2012 incl. booklet and coil stamps, head types, value types and settings, phosphor screens, JET phosphors, thin and translucent papers, shades, glazed papers, screened values, all-over phosphors, displaced phosphors, quantity of short and inset phosphor bands, FBO's incl. 4p. (wax strip), 31/2p. OCP/PVAD, 12p. yellowish green with phosphor bands front and back, 121/2p. and 18p. deep olive-grey imperf. pairs, 151/2p. left band and right band ex displaced phosphor books, 17p. grey-blue PCP + two bands (2, one with short bands at top), high values incl. 2 with '''' sign omitted in a cylinder strip of three, Castle issues with paper and gum variations, 1988 2 on glazed paper, Machin design Post and Go issues incl. short and inset bands, font errors, etc., the later issues in stockbooks all identified by Mike Holt new issue numbers (Newsletters included). (100s)
2220 | £600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 1p. to 50p. collection of unmounted mint dot cylinder blocks of six or larger (19) written up on leaves, all with the 17 pin perforation error, incl. scarce 13p. cylinder 7 p18 block of sixteen with the error at row 14, very scarce 201/2p. block of ten with the error at row 16, also a top left corner block of four with the error in the top margin, 26p. PCP and 50p. blocks of eight, each with the error at row 17, also 26p used single with 17 perf. holes at left, etc., with normal cylinder blocks for comparison.
2221 £650
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 3p. ultramarine Harrison photo PVA two bands on phosphor coated paper, the experimental coating ex cylinder 21 printed for test purposes in 1972, the trial later cancelled, fine unmounted mint, rare. Photo.
2222 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 51/2p. violet Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety band at left due to misplacement, fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. X869 var. Photo.
2223 £130
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 7p. purple-brown centre band variety imperforate right marginal block of four, fine unmounted mint, S.G. X875a, cat 280, also 61/2p. centre band vertical pair imperf. but with faint indents. Photo.
2224 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 10p. orange-brown Harrison photo FCP/PVAD two bands plus heavy all-over phosphor, in a 3 p21 dot cylinder block of six, fine unmounted mint and rare, also 101/2p. yellow FCP/PVAD with all-over phosphor in a 1 no dot cylinder block, two stamps with surface rubbing, unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U184 var, U196a. Photo.
2225 £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 111/2p. drab Harrison photo FCP/PVAD variety imperforate in an unmounted mint horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, fine. S.G. X893a, cat. 325. Photo.
2227 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 14p. deep blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.S. X903a, cat. 475. Photo.
2228 £720
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 17p. deep blue Harrison photo FCP/PVAD centre band, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, fine unmounted mint. S.S. X910a, cat. 1,500. Photo.
2229 £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 19p. bright orange-red Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair with sheet margin at top, fine unmounted mint. S.G. X956a, cat. 475. Photo.
2230 £320
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 22p. bright orange-red Harrison photo ACP/PVAD, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, small crease clear of stamps, otherwise fine unmounted mint. S.S. X964a, cat. 850. Photo.
2231 £60
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 24p. chestnut Harrison photo ACP/PVAD variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, a couple of small light gum bends otherwise fine. S.G. X969a, cat. 275. Photo.
2232 £1150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 32p. greenish blue Harrison photo ACP/PVAD showing variety imperforate in an unmounted mint horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. S.G. X983a, cat. 2,800. Photo.
2233 £500
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: 39p. bright magenta Harrison gravure NFCP/PVA two bands (blue fluor), variety imperforate in a left margin horizontal pair, creases in margin, stamps fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. Y1708a, cat. 1600. Photo.
2234 £230
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Denominated Issues: 63p. light emerald Walsall litho OFNP/PVA variety phosphor omitted, ex 2.52 booklet pane DP242, fine unmounted mint, very scarce. Photo.
2237 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1970-72 recess 10p. to 1 collection of plate blocks of four in an album with 10p. complete, 20p. complete (less pates 21 and 22), incl. scarce 31 and 31A, and 41 and 41A, 50p. complete, and 1 complete (less plate 2) with two duplicates, also a few varieties incl. redrawn 1 misperforated block of four, imperf. pairs (2) and block of four, etc., some with angled back margins, all apparently unmounted mint. (179 items)
2238 £180
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1970-72 recess 50p. deep ultramarine variety uncoated paper, in a very scarce plate ''9'' block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 831Ea, Spec. UC8a. Photo.
2239 £2600
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1970-72 recess 1 bluish black in a plate ''2'' block of four, fine unmounted mint, very rare. S.G. Spec. UC11, cat. 6,000. Photo.
2240 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1970-72 recess 1 bluish black redrawn value, in a spectacularly misperforated plate ''12A'' block of four, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 831b var. Photo.
2241 | £850
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 1999 Enschede recess 1.50 to 5 collection, all in plate blocks of six with no dot and dot plates, range of box numbers, with 1.50 (17, complete less 1 no dot box 4), 2 (10) incl. scarce 1 no dot box 10 and 1 no dot box 11, 3 (15, complete less 1 no dot box 10) and 5 (16, complete), unmounted mint. (58 blocks)
2242 | £1350
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2000 De La Rue recess 1.50 to 5 collection, all in plate blocks of six with no dot and dot plates, range of box numbers, with most dull and bright fluor variations, with 1.50 (24) incl. rare 3 no dot box 2, scarce 3 no dot and dot box 7, 2 (28, complete), 3 (26, complete basic plate and box numbers) and 5 (20, complete basic plate and box numbers), a few duplicates, unmounted mint. (98 blocks)
2243 £95
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN 2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
2244 £90
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: High Values: 2003-05 De La Rue ATN 2 in a D1 D1 pD1 no dot cylinder block of six with [R. 18/1] missing '''' sign, fine unmounted mint. S.G. Spec. U491, a. Photo.
2245 | £380
An accumulation of Q.E.II booklets, chiefly decimal, with prestige, stitched, window and folded, mostly fine. (100s)
2246 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A collection in three albums, incl. window, folded, stitched, prestige, etc., mostly fine. (few 100s)
2247 | £150
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: A selection of folded machine booklets (18), mainly errors with missing phosphor incl. 50p. Orchids 1 (slight trimming at left), Cricket 1, Cricket 3, Gardens 3, Zoo 1, 1 Mills 3, reversed phosphor 50p. Roman Britain 3 and Cricket 3, also a few scarce Window books (8) incl. type 5 10 x 1st low OBA sickle tab cylinder W1 W1 W1, type 5 4 x 1st ACP perf. error cylinder W1 W1 W1 + bar, type 5S(2) 4 x 1st with shiny inside cover cylinder W13 W23 W20, etc., mostly with good perfs. (26)
2248 | £280
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.25 Trains 2 with corrected rates, with left margin (2) and right margin (7), all with cylinder numbers, a few with traces of trimming, mainly fine with good perfs. S.G. FK6aA, FK6aB. (9)
2250 | £170
Queen Elizabeth II: Decimal Machins: Booklets: 1.60 Birthday Box with corrected rates, with left margin (4, one with cylinder number) and right margin (9, one with cylinder number), some trimmed, a few with good perfs. S.G. FS1aA, FS1aB. (13)
2251 | £110
Queen Elizabeth II: Booklets: 1980 Wedgewood 3 booklet with 10p. pane inverted and miscut, resulting in the inclusion of three blank units and small part of adjoining stamps at the base of the pane, imperfection in upper right corner, otherwise very fine and unusual. Photo.
2253 | £880
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: An unmounted mint collection of singles and multiples in an album, incl. many plate blocks with 1988 1 to 5 complete basic plate blocks of four as issued, with varieties incl. 1.50 glazed paper 2F and 2G, plus 1992-95 1 basic plate blocks complete as issued (less 3A) with creamy and translucent papers, gutter pairs and cross-gutter blocks, shades, singles and multiples with varieties incl. misperfs., Queen's head offset on reverse, 1992-95 3 lower marginal vertical pair, the marginal 'stamp' unprinted but showing ''SHEET VALUE'' due to perf. misalignment, training school stamps, etc. (approx. 185 items)
2254 £190
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1988 1.50 in a plate 3A block of four, the lower pair imperf. at base due to a perf. comb jump, fine unmounted mint, unusual. Photo.
2255 £140
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1988 2 on glazed creamier paper, in a 1G plate block of four, a few light gum bends or wrinkles otherwise fine unmounted mint, scarce. Photo.
2256 | £130
Queen Elizabeth II: 1988-97 Castle High Values: 1992-95 2 and 5 each with variety complete offset on reverse, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
2257 | £400
Queen Elizabeth II: Post Office Label Sheets: Smiler Sheets 2000 to 2002 (May) complete incl. 2000 Stamp Show (4), 2001 Smiles and scarce 2001 Consignia pair, also 2002 Christmas, fine. LS1-LS8 and LS10 (14)
2259 | £1000
Signed Covers: A collection of R.A.F. Museum commemorative covers in four albums and loose, a number are signed incl. Barnes Wallis, Stampford Tuck, Bader, Sopwith, Freddie Laker, etc., mostly fine. (few 100s)
2260 £450
Signed Covers: A picture postcard of Winston Churchill, signed by him at lower left, fine. Photo.
2262 | £550
Regionals: A specialised mint collection in two Lighthouse albums, with pre-decimals (many mounted) with missing phosphors (unmounted) incl. Scotland 5d., Wales no wmk. 3d., I.O.M. 5d., comprehensive decimals with papers and gums, perf. and emblem changes incl. Scotland perf. 14 type II 22p. and 31p., Wales and Northern Ireland 17p. grey-blue type II, Wales 51/2p. centre band low value setting ex cylinder 2, shades, missing phosphors incl. Wales FCP/PVA 5p., Northern Ireland 8p., broad bands, emblem issues to 2012 incl. short and inset bands, England white border 2nd colour trial in deep reddish lilac and silver and E colour trial in lake-brown and silver (adhesion on gum), etc. (100s)
2263 £95
Regionals: England: 1st Crowned Lion emblem design with borders, variety imperforate in a horizontal pair, ex 07/09/04 printing on very dull fluorescent paper with tinted gum, fine unmounted mint. Photo.
2264 £520
Regionals: Northern Ireland: 1st Patchwork Fields and 2nd Giant's Causeway Enschede litho emblem design, full bleed issue, in a se-tenant pair with margin at left, variety phosphor omitted, ex Microcosmos Prestige pane DP339, fine unmounted mint, very rare, one of four pairs known from the only pane found. Photo.
2265 £270
Regionals: Scotland: 1971-93 51/2p. violet centre band strip of six, with the lower three completely imperforate, the other three partly perforated, gum wrinkles, otherwise fine unmounted mint, S.G. S22a, also 111/2p. drab upper right marginal block of four variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, fine unmouted mint, S.G. Spec. XSL1a. Cat. 815. Photo.
2267 £85
Isle of Man: 1968-69 5d. and 1971 5p. with sheet margin at right showing variety phosphor omitted, unmounted mint, fine. S.G. 7Ey and 10Ey, cat. 450. Photo.
2269 | £1100
Postage Dues: A collection on leaves with basic sets complete both unmounted mint and used from 1914 to 1994, incl. a range of watermark varieties with 1959-63 2d., 4d. and 6d. watermark sideways-inverted used, decimals with FCP/PVA set mint, etc., mostly fine. (105).
2271 | £180
Channel Islands and Isle of Man: A mainly unmounted mint accumulation in two cartons, in albums and loose with issues to the early 2000's, incl. multiples, booklets, minor varieties, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2272 | £90
Channel Islands: A mint and used collection in six albums, incl. Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney, with issues to the 1990's, some miniature sheets, etc., mostly fine. (100s)
2276 £450
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 12p. variety black printed double, ex booklet pane (imperf. at left), fine unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 306bc, EC GU628MIa, cat. 1,250. Photo.
2277 £450
Guernsey: 1984-91 Views 18p. variety black printed double, ex booklet pane (imperf. at left), fine unmounted mint with margin at top, scarce. S.G. 309da, EC GU631MIa, cat. 1,250. Photo.