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This auction took place on 6 September 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 142 - Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • England
1324
Used (on letter or envelope)
HARTELPOOL & SURROUNDING AREA collection of PPC's & Postal History housed in modern postcard album, comprises 225 items, postcards of Hartlepool incl. WWI Bombardment - Milton Road, Stockton on Tees incl. Shop Front of Butchers F. Humble, Seaton Carew, Castle Eden, Northallerton, Yarm, Middlesbrough, Postal History incl. 1789 Newcastle/upon Tyne, One Penny Mulready used to Stockton on Tees, duplexes, odd undated circles, few items of Scottish Postal History etc. & odd none GB items. Interesting lot. £300 to 400 £660.00
1325
Used (on letter or envelope)
ISLE OF WIGHT 1839 entire to Huth & Co London, showing oval 'Forwarded /by/Wm Stuart Day/ Covers' Changed 4d reverse bears covers c.d.s, uniform 4d post period, scarce. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
1326
Used (on letter or envelope)
LEICESTERSHIRE 1850 cover Nottingham to Loughborough m/s '1', rev. bears Loughborough temporary 'Traveller' c.d.s. in blue (shows inverted 'G'), obv. bears Nottingham c.d.s. (1) £30 to 35 £40.00
1327
Used (on letter or envelope)
LIVERPOOL/CHESHIRE 1832-56 various Liverpool c.d.s. incl. coded types with uncommon 'A13' & 'A15' (1856) examples on 1d red covers with Penrith sideways duplex cancels. Also various marks of Stockport (red Bridge St UDC noted), Knutsford, Congleton & Warrington. (14) £40 to 50 £40.00
1328    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON Maltese Cross cancellations - small study incl. two 'ordinary' MCs on cover, numbered crosses '2' & '7' on 1d red covers, large piece with '3' (2 strikes) plus '5' & '6' on loose 1d red & 2d blue stamps respectively. Nice group. (4 covers, a piece & 2 stamps) £50 to 60 £52.00
1329
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1708 small, neat EL ex London to Great Witchingham, Norfolk with 'GC' receiver partly overstruck by very good 'IY/22' Bishop mark and m/s '3' rate; attractive early item to rural Norfolk. £50 to 70 £50.00
1330
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON (circa) 1760s-1840s pre-stamp mail showing a variety of marks incl. Bishop marks, cds, croix pattees, 'tombstones' etc. Notes 'GP' (1837), letter to France & Switzerland etc. Mixed condition - interesting lot. (20) £60 to 80 £68.00
1331
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON Dockwra undated (1760s?) cover with General Office mark of unusual configuration (POST/PAYD/PENY) with central G/WE, m/s receiver and Westminster time mark alongside. £40 to 50 N/S
1332
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON PH mix incl. 1761 & 1777 covers with Bishop Marks, various pre-stamp items incl. 1d Post covers (2 used during 4d post period noted), various other marks plus four 1d red covers. (27) £65 to 80 N/S
1333
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON Dockwra 1786 E with very good strike of Temple Office mark (T/TU) with m/s 'Marriott' receiver and Westminster time mark. £50 to 60 £50.00
1334
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON Dockwra 1792 EL with reasonable strike of the Westminster Dockwra (W/TU), m/s 'Preston' receiver and 'AU/28/92' date-stamp. £40 to 50 £52.00
1335   Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1d & 2d Posts (circa) 1807-1840 range of covers & fronts on leaves with various paid/unpaid marks, receiving houses, charge marks etc. (13) £40 to 50 N/S
1336   Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON cancellations on 1d red covers (circa) 1845-78 incl. barred numerals incl. 'twin' type, various duplex types etc. (14) £35 to 45 N/S
1337   Used (on letter or envelope)
MANCHESTER (1848) very fine strike in blue of the scarce boxed MISSENT TO/OLDHAM on large part 1d red cover (address panel & back flap), 1881 reg'd cover with 3d stamp, sideways duplex (1855) on cover with p.16 1d on very blued paper, 1862 pair of covers with '2-coded' duplex cancels etc. (6) £40 to 60 £68.00
1338   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH pre-stamp covers (circa) 1810-43 incl. boxed (2) & cds (3) mileages, various double-arc cds covers incl. two hand-struck '1' marks. (10) £55 to 65 £82.00
1339   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH sub-office marks on cover incl. 1851-55 s/I OLD CLIFFE (3) & MERCHANTS ROW (2); also attractive billhead ex Talbot inn (circa) 1830, two later registered items etc. (10) £40 to 55 £92.00
1340   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH QV covers incl. (1874) to USA with 1½d stamps (2), 1877 2½d cover to France (faults), 1863-77 1d red items (2) various pieces with duplexes etc. (4 plus a few pieces). £35 to 45 £54.00
1341   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH incoming mail (circa) 1900-10 incl. (1902) Chile item with 10d postage due plus a cover readdressed from Chile, various paquebot marks incl. elaborate Rio de Janeiro boxed type, Boer War 'stamps unavailable' item etc. Mixed Condition. (21) £50 to 60 £76.00
1342   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH squared circle d.s. various types, mainly on KEVII PPCs but incl. usually late (1904) use of 1d red, 1901 letter-card and 2½d cover to Chile returned to Scarborough etc. (16 plus qty of stamps) £45 to 60 £74.00
1343   Used (on letter or envelope)
SCARBOROUGH 20th century items with various cds & machines cancels incl. fine York-Scarborough Sorting Tender cds (1905), 1909 card with unusual s/I 'Posted at... under cover to the Postmaster of Scarborough', Krags incl. War Bonds etc. (30) £40 to 50 £35.00
1344   Used (on letter or envelope)
WHITBY pre-stamp covers incl. (1846) 2/4d rated packet letter to Canada with uncommon cds type, 1835 item with good Guisborough UDC in red plus 3 others. (5) £50 to 60 £80.00
1345   Used (on letter or envelope)
WHITBY miscellany (circa) 1866-1930s mainly with duplex cancels (14) on cover, cds types, machines (4) etc. incl. two dued postcards. (23 & a couple of pieces). £40 to 50 £35.00
1346
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1685 (22nd August) single letter sheet Leeds to Rotterdam endorsed 'Post Paid 3' and '3d' London AU/24 h/stamp, charges 'XI' (Stuivers) in red crayon by The Dutch, rare early foreign letter. £100 to 120 £100.00
1347
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE c1690 entire London to Wakefield endorsed 'A Pudsay Ffranck' has VF receiver h/stamp 'Yeo' (not listed in P.O records), three initial marks are rare, b/stamp London IA/6 Bishop Mark. (1) £60 to 80 N/S
1348
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1721 EL to London (19/FE Bishop mark) rated 3d with good, almost complete strike of the scarce first type straight-line YORK, unaffected by nearby tear; few worm holes and water stain on address panel. £50 to 70 £56.00
1349
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE straight-line YORK marks on covers (circa) 1763-1800 - different marks, varying quality strikes. (7) £60 to 75 £60.00
1350
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1768-94 covers with WHITBY s/I marks incl. reasonable strikes of scarcer early types (2), EL to Cognac (1792), redirected item (1793) and 1794 corrected rate. (6) £70 to 90 £90.00
1351
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1770 (6th June) Single letter sheet York to London charged '3' in manuscript London IV/10 Bishop Mark. A postscript provides evidence the York postmaster operated a local delivery service by post boy, scarce item. £120 to 160 N/S
1352   Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1802-17 covers with various York mileages incl. boxed (3) & cds (2) types, one with inspector's mark. Also others (circa) 1833-36 with York cds, TOO LATE etc. (11) £40 to 55 £40.00
1353
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE North Riding mainly pre-stamp items incl. good strike of scarce Oswaldkirk Penny Post (1844) affected by closed tear, s/I CLEVELAND INN (1832), UDCs of Great Ayton, Helmsley (2), Oswaldkirk & Pickering (2), fine Thirsk (1830) with inspector's crown etc. (11) £80 to 100 £115.00
1354   Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1840-50 covers with 1d paid marks of York incl. straight-line (9) & circular (9) types with varying quality of strikes, some affected by filing folds. (18) £80 to 100 £80.00
1355   Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE York sub-office marks on 1843-59 covers incl. straight-line (2) & UDC (2) of Micklegate, Monk Bar UDC (2) & 3 other items. (9) £60 to 75 £120.00
1356   Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE miscellaneous YORK covers (circa) 1844-1909 incl. 2d blue (3) & 1d red (2) items, mainly with duplex cancels plus a few postcards with cds incl. large part strike of the York & Scarborough sorting tender cds. (10 plus a few pieces). £30 to 40 £48.00
1357   Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE North Riding village cancels, mainly on KEVII PPCs incl. cds of Aislaby, Ampleforth, Easingwold, Egton Bridge, Goathland, Grosmont, Glaisdale, Helmsley, Lastingham, Middleton, Nawton, Rievaulx, Sinnigton, Sleights, Stokesley, Swinton, Wass, Wellburn & Westerdale. (36) £60 to 75 £210.00
1358
Used (on letter or envelope)
Cover Miscellany incl. boxed (circa) 1820s-50s mainly pre-stamp with a variety of town marks incl. mileages with a few 1d red covers incl. imperfs. Mixed condition. (35) £80 to 100 £88.00
1359
Used (on letter or envelope)
Cover Miscellany incl. boxed PAID AT BIRMINGHAM x 3 (1836-38) at 9d & 1/6d rates, fine s/I mileages of Gainsborough, Horncastle & Louth, Penny post of Poulton etc. Useful lot. (13) £50 to 70 £52.00
  • Scotland
1360   Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century - Later, collection commencing pre-stamp EL's with various Scottish marks, also 1d & 3d. h/stamp, quantity line engraved, surface printed values incl. 1841 2d. Blue, 3 margins, lightly tied, 1d red plates & stars, some multiple frankings, ½d Bantam (Pl.11) on Rifle Vol. orders card, 1840 1d Post Jubilee cancel on Wrapper. QV & KEVII, P. Stationery, 1910 Reg. 3d + 4d cover to Austria, KGV 4d, value Airmail Rate to Turkey (7), 1937 Coronation 1½d plain F.D.C's (3) 1840 STAMP CENT. Set F.D.C. - Exhibition cancels & Red Cross Enclosure. 1965 5s rate bulk Postal receipt, others QEII F.D.C's £120 to 150 £270.00
1361
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDINBURGH QV cover miscellany with cancels incl. '131' roller, duplex sub-types incl. 'starred' type on 1872 cover to USA and 'cut' (1891); 'Edinr M2' railway cds back-stamps (2 different, 1861-65), 'Posted since 7' - 2 different, one with boxed CASTLE ST receiver on reverse. Plus trio of 1d red covers with different Brunswick Star duplex cancels. £60 to 80 £72.00
1362
Used (on letter or envelope)
SCOTLAND numeral & duplex cancellations on various 1d red covers (16) plus a few pre-stamp items etc. (23) £40 to 55 £115.00
1363   Used (on letter or envelope)
1772-1832 Pair E.L's with Scottish Bishop Mark MY/7 of Edinburgh to GLASGOW, 1832 E.L with Edinburgh Chief Office receiving mark posted BELFAST and part 1821 E.L GLASGOW receiving mark with date & mileage, boxed ""PAID IN THE COUNTRY"", in red & SUNDERLAND mileage dispatch horseshoe mark. (3) £40 to 55 N/S
1364
Used (on letter or envelope)
1869 & 1875 GLASGOW REGISTRATION MARKS two covers to Edinburgh franked 1d Pl. 106-pair & 4d Pl. 11 tied Scots '159' numerals & Type 3 'Registered No. 2.SP.69 at Glasgow' oval h.s. in Red, 2nd cover to Glamorgan franked 1d Pl. 174 & 4d Pl. 14 tied Scots '159' numerals and Type 4 oval cancel with 'No' removed. (2) £50 to 60 £50.00
  • Scots Local Cancellations
1365
Used (on letter or envelope)
ANDERTON Type VIII very fine strike on 1853 cover to Glasgow. (1) £40 to 50 £74.00
1366
Used (on letter or envelope)
ARDENTINNY Type VIII very fine strike in blue on 1857 cover to Edinburgh. (1) £100 to 120 £330.00
1367
Used on piece or front
ARDFERN, KINNING PLACE, LEDAIG & TOLL CROSS all Type III tying 1d Stars to piece. All complete strikes except (KINNING PLAC/E), fine to very fine. Scarce group. (5) £100 to 120 £220.00
1368
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
ARGYLE STREET & CROWN STREET Type XVIII on 1858 covers to Edinburgh, also HOPE STREET Type XVIII on 1855 piece. (3) £35 to 50 £35.00
1369
Used (on letter or envelope)
ARROCHAR VILLAGE Type III on 1857 cover to Madras, franked 1d (3) - one damaged & 6d fault. Good bold strike, sent via Marseilles. (1) £150 to 175 £210.00
1370
Used (on letter or envelope)
ASCOG Type VIII very fine strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow, then re-directed to Arran with another 1d tied Glasgow duplex, back stamps BRIDGE/STREET in blue, Rothsay & Ardrossan c.d.s's. Note: this cover illustrated in Alcock's page 47. (1) £200 to 250 £450.00
1371
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUCHNACRAIG Type III fair complete strike on 1857 cover to New Ross, Ireland. Back stamped Oban, New Ross & Liverpool c.d.s's. £40 to 50 £230.00
1372
Used on piece or front
AULTBEA Type VIII good strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £30 to 40 £125.00
1373
Used (on letter or envelope)
AYRSHIRE - COYLTON - in Green, DUNURE & KILWINNING (2) all Type VIII, fine to very fine strikes. (4) £50 to 60 £145.00
1374
Used on piece or front
BISHOPS BRIGS Type XX fine strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £40 to 50 £74.00
1375
Used (on letter or envelope)
BISHOPTON Type XX fair - fine strike in greenish ink on 1856 cover to Dunoon, back stamps Bishopton Type XX (2 strikes), Glasgow date stamp & Dunoon boxed date stamp. (1) £40 to 55 £76.00
1376
Used (on letter or envelope)
BISHOPTON Type XX fine strike on 1856 cover to Paisley, reverse with another strike of BISHOPTON XX & Paisley c.d.s. (1) £40 to 55 £76.00
1377
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOROUGHMUIRHEAD (B. MUIRHEAD) Type VII very fine strike on clean 1856 cover to Hallytown. (1) £40 to 60 £92.00
1378
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOROUGHMUIRHEAD (B. MUIRHEAD) Type VII fine strike on 1859 cover & CROSS Type VII fine strike on 1858 cover to Jedburgh. (2) £40 to 60 £86.00
1379
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOTHWELL Type XX fine bold strike on 1855 cover to Dalkeith. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1380
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOTHWELL Type XX very fine strike on 1854 cover to Greenock. (1) £80 to 100 £150.00
1381
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOTHWELL Type III fine strike on 1858 cover to London. (1) £60 to 75 £115.00
1382
Used (on letter or envelope)
CAMBUSLANG Type XX fine strike on 1855 cover to Paisley (creased well clear of adhesive), also Type III fine strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow. (2) £100 to 120 £140.00
1383
Used (on letter or envelope)
CARDROSS Type III fair strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow. (1) £40 to 50 £50.00
1384
Used (on letter or envelope)
CATHCART Type XX superb strike on 1851 cover to Edinburgh. (1) £80 to 100 £180.00
1385
Used on piece or front
COVE Type VIII tying single 1d to piece, fine strike. (1) £40 to 55 £76.00
1386
Used (on letter or envelope)
COWCADDENS Type I fine strike on 1855 re-directed cover to London, back stamps incl. Glasgow & Portobello c.d.s's. (1) £150 to 200 £310.00
1387
Used on piece or front
COWCADENS Type VIII superb partial strike tying 6d Embossed to piece (vertical crease at left & scissor cut at right), another very fine strike on 1d on piece. (2) £50 to 60 £50.00
1388
Used (on letter or envelope)
COYLTON Type VIII fine strike in blue on 1858 cover to Glasgow (back flap missing). (1) £100 to 120 £175.00
1389
Used (on letter or envelope)
CROSS STREET Type VIII fine strike on 1857 cover to Paisley, back stamped AYR.Feb 27 & Paisley Feb 27 (cover has horizontal crease & hole at top). (1) £40 to 55 £100.00
1390
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUMBERNALD Type XX on 1855 cover to Stirling, two strikes on two 1d Stars (horizontal crease well away from adhesives). (1) £125 to 150 £185.00
1391
Used (on letter or envelope)
DALMALLY Type III fair double strike on 1857 cover to Aberfeldy, b/stamp Glasgow blue & Aberfeldy - green c.d.s's. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
1392
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
DRYMEN Type XX fine strike on 1856 cover to Paisley, also Type III fine strike over three 1d reds. (2) £80 to 100 £330.00
1393
Used on piece or front
DUNNICHEN Type XX bold strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £30 to 40 £74.00
1394
Used (on letter or envelope)
DUROR DUROR Type IV fine strike on clean 1859 cover to Glasgow. (1) £70 to 90 £110.00
1395
Used (on letter or envelope)
DYSART Type V virtually complete fine strike on 1857 mourning env. to Edinburgh. (1) £70 to 90 £105.00
1396
Used (on letter or envelope)
EAST KILBRIDE Type III virtually complete fine strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow back stamped BLANTYRE STATION Type III. (1) £60 to 75 £230.00
1397
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDINBURGH local offices incl. (1859) spectacular strip of six imperf 1d reds on cover (one affected by filing fold) with DUKE/STREET RH on reverse; also 1858 E & contents with blue boxed COYLTON cancel and piece with (1854) p.16 1d with boxed PITT STREET cancel (3) £40 to 50 £135.00
1398
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDINBURGH selection of covers comprising CANONCATE type XVII (front), CASTLE/STREET Type XVII on 1855 OHMS printed cover 'To the Inspector of Post' GORDON STREET Type V, LAURISTON /PLACE Type XIV, LONDON STREET Type VII, NICHOLSON /STREET Type XVII, PORT HOPETON Type VII, STOCKBRIDGE Type VII, WARRISTON Type VII, (9) £120 to 150 £100.00
1400   Used on piece or front
EDINBURGH strikes tying 1d to piece - ANTIGUA ST VIII, B. MUIRHEAD VII, BONNINGTON VII, CHARLOTTE/PLACE XVIII, CLERK ST VIII, GRASSMARKET VIII & VII, NICHOLSON/STREET XVIII, PITT STREET X, PORTHOPETON VII, SANDPORT/STREET XVIII, also DUKE STREET VII on larger piece dated 1858, mainly F-VF strikes. (11) £50 to 70 £62.00
1401
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDINBURGH selection on covers comprising CANONGATE Type XVII, CLERK ST Type VIII, DUKE STREET Type VII, GRASS MARKET Type VII, INDIA STREET Type VII, LEITH WALK Type VII, LONDON STREET Type VII, NICHOLSON/STREET Type XVIII, STOCKBRIDGE Type VII. (9) £120 to 150 £120.00
1402
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
ELM ROW Type XIII fair strikes on small 1856 env. to Peebles, another Type XIII x4 fine strikes on strip of four 1d values on piece, also Type V, good complete strike tying 1d to piece. (3) £30 to 40 £140.00
1403
Used on piece or front
FINSTOWN Type VIII very fine strike tying to piece, also HARBOUR/REC OFFICE very fine strike tying 2d to piece. (2) £35 to 50 £105.00
1404
Used (on letter or envelope)
FISHERROW Type XII very fine strike on 1856 cover to Newburgh, Fife, back stamps incl. boxed Musselburgh d/stamp, Newburgh c.d.s. in green. (1) £30 to 40 £58.00
1405
Used (on letter or envelope)
GALLOWGATE Type XVII very fine strike on 1855 cover to Ayr. (1) £70 to 90 £200.00
1406
Used (on letter or envelope)
GALLOWGATE/W.O Type XVI very fine strike on 1854 cover to Warrington, Glasgow & Warrington back stamps. (1) £60 to 75 £84.00
1407
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
GOVAN Type XX strike on 1856 cover to Perth, back stamps of Perth & Glasgow, another Type XX very fine strike on 1d on piece, Type III good fairly complete strike tying 1d to piece. (3) £100 to 120 £100.00
1408
Used (on letter or envelope)
GRANTON PIER Type VII double strike on 2x 1d Stars on 1857 cover to Dublin. £60 to 80 £68.00
1409
 Used
GUTHRIE Type V very fine strike on 1d vertical pair. £30 to 40 £70.00
1410
Used on piece or front
HAUGHEAD Type VIII very fine strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £30 to 40 £74.00
1411
Used (on letter or envelope)
HOLYROOD Type VII very fine strike on 1857 cover to Newburgh, back stamps 'Posted Since 7 Last Night Oct.31.57' c.d.s. & Newburgh c.d.s. (1) £35 to 45 £68.00
1412
Used (on letter or envelope)
HOPEMAN Type VIII fair strike on 1858 cover to Elgin, back stamp Elgin c.d.s. (1) £125 to 150 £165.00
1413
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA STREET Type VII on 1855 cover, fine partial strike tying 1841 1d to Portree, another Type VII on 1856 cover, fine strike tying 1d Star to cover. (2) £40 to 50 £105.00
1414
Used (on letter or envelope)
INNELLAN Type VIII superb strike in blue on 1856 cover to Govan, back stamps boxed Glasgow d/stamp & Greenock c.d.s, cover fault lower right corner. (1) £40 to 50 £115.00
1415
Used on piece or front
IONA IONA Type IV good strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £35 to 45 £135.00
1416
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
ISLE OF MULL - AUCHNACRAIG Type III bold strike tying 1d to piece, BUNESSAN III fair strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow, back stamp Oban - Glasgow c.d.s's. (2) £40 to 50 £88.00
1417
Used (on letter or envelope)
KELVINHAUGH Type VIII fine strike on 1855 cover to London. (1) £100 to 125 £340.00
1418
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEISS Type VIII very fine strike on 1859 cover to Thurso, reverse bears Wick & Thurso c.d.s's (cover slightly damaged lower right corner). (1) £100 to 120 £145.00
1419
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEISS Type VIII very fine strike on 1859 cover to Dumfries, reverse with Wick & Dumfries c.d.s's. (1) £100 to 120 £150.00
1420
Used (on letter or envelope)
KILCREGGAN Type VIII fair strike on 1856 cover to Yorkshire, back stamped Greenock c.d.s. (1) £50 to 65 £70.00
1421
Used on piece or front
KILCRENNAN Type III fine strike on 1857 cover front & flap to Oban. (1) £60 to 75 £60.00
1422
Used (on letter or envelope)
KILLEARN Type XX bold strike on 1855 envelope to Glasgow, back flap missing. (1) £100 to 120 £150.00
1423
Used on piece or front
KILMELFORD Type VIII very fine strike, also AUCHNACRAIG Type III & BUNESSAN Type III, each tying 1d to piece. £35 to 50 £125.00
1424
 Used
KILMELFORD Type VIII superb strike over pair 1d Reds (illustrated in Alcock page 48). (1) £30 to 40 £68.00
1425
Used on piece or front
KILNINVER Type V virtually complete very fine strike tying 1d to piece, also KILLEARN Type III virtually complete fine strike in BLUE tying 1d to piece. (2) £45 to 55 £155.00
1426
 Used
KINGARTH Type XX three fine strikes on 1d strip of three. £30 to 40 £70.00
1427
Used (on letter or envelope)
KINNING PLACE Type III part strike 'KINNING P' on 1858 cover to Glasgow. (1) £60 to 75 £110.00
1428
Used (on letter or envelope)
KINNING PLACE Type XVIII fine partial strike on 1856 cover to London. (1) £50 to 65 £50.00
1429
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANARKSHIRE LOCALS on covers comprising GEORGE/STREET XVIII, HOPE/STREET XV111, QUEEN/STREET XVIII & THE CROSS V, all fine strikes. (4) £70 to 90 £70.00
1430   Used on piece or front
LANARKSHIRE selection tying 1d Red to large or small pieces, comprising ANDERSTON VIII, ARGYLE/STREET XVIII, BRIDGE/STREET XVIII, BROOMIELAW XI & III, GEORGE/STREET XVIII, HILLHEAD VIII, MAIN STREET/BRIDGETON XV1, PORTLAND/STREET II & SAUCHIHALL XIII, mainly fine - very fine strikes. (10) £100 to 120 £105.00
1431
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANARKSHIRE - ST ROLLOX Type V very fine strike on 1855 cover, THE CROSS Type V very fine strike on 1858 cover & also SAUCHIHALL Type XIII two very fine strikes cancelling 1d strip of three. £40 to 55 £94.00
1432
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANARKSHIRE cancels on covers (3), ANDERSTON XVIII superb strike, COWCADDENS VIII very fine partial strike & FRANKLIN PLACE VIII superb partial strike. Also on strip of three 1d (faded) HILLHEAD VIII & SANDYFORD VIII tying 1d to piece. (5) £60 to 80 £140.00
1433
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
LOCHWINNOCK Type XX part strike on 1855 cover to Edinburgh, also cancelled by Scots barred numeral, another strike of Type XX on 1d Red off cover. (2) £30 to 40 £30.00
1434
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
LOCHWINNOCK Type III fair partial strike on 1857 cover to Paisley, another strike in BLUE tying 1d to piece. (2) £50 to 60 £130.00
1435
Used on piece or front
LONGSIDE Type V superb strike on 1d on piece (illustrated in Alcock page 38). (1) £25 to 35 £70.00
1436
Used (on letter or envelope)
MONKTON Type XX two partial strikes tying 1d & 2d Stars, addressed to Lieut Colonel Robertson, Commanding 82nd Regt Balaklava, Crimea, endorsed Via Marseilles & Immediate. Reverse bears Monkton & Glasgow c.d.s's (minor corner fault at lower right corner). (1) £120 to 150 £195.00
1437
Used (on letter or envelope)
MONKTON Type VIII fine strike on 1857 mourning envelope to Edinburgh, back stamped Edinburgh & Glasgow c.d.s's & another MONKTON Type VIII. (1) £20 to 30 £28.00
1438
Used (on letter or envelope)
MONYMUSK Type V very fine strike on 1859 cover to Edinburgh. (1) £50 to 65 £140.00
1439
Used (on letter or envelope)
MOODIESBURN Type XX on 1856 cover to Falkirk, fine strike but cover is stained. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
1440
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
MORNINGSIDE Type III fine partial strike (MORNING) on 1857 cover (horizontal crease just catches the perfs. at base of stamp), plus another strike virtually complete tying 1d to 1858 piece. (2) £60 to 75 £92.00
1441
Used (on letter or envelope)
MORNISH Type III fine complete strike on 1857 envelope (back flap missing) to Glasgow, back stamped Tobermory boxed date stamp & Glasgow c.d.s. (1) £80 to 100 £300.00
1442
Used on piece or front
MURRAYFIELD Type VII very fine strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £30 to 40 £80.00
1443
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEILSTON Type III in BLUE very fine strike on cover to Paisley, alongside 'MORE TO PAY' & m/s '2', also Type XX fine strike tying 1d to 1854 piece. (2) £60 to 80 £460.00
1444
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEILSTON Type III in BLUE fine strike on 1857 cover to Paisley (cover has horizontal crease at base), also Type XX superb strike & part strike on 1d pair off cover. (2) £40 to 50 £82.00
1445
Used on piece or front
NEWBURGH ABDN, PETERCULTER & UNION STREET all Type V & very fine strikes tying 1d Reds to piece. (3) £20 to 30 £58.00
1446
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEWHAVEN Type VII fair strike on 1857 cover to Glasgow (some damage at upper left & back flap missing) & NEWINGTON Type VII fine strike on 1857 cover, reverse bears 'Posted since 7 Last Night Edin' circular mark. (2) £60 to 75 £60.00
1447
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEWINGTON Type VII very fine strike on 1857 cover. (1) £40 to 55 £66.00
1448
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEW KILPATRICK Type XX fine strike on 1855 cover to Stirling (cover has horizontal fold clear of adhesive), also Type III good strike tying 1d to piece. (2) £120 to 150 £120.00
1449
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEWTON Type XX very fine strike on 1855 cover to Glasgow. (1) £80 to 100 £145.00
1450
Used on piece or front
NEWTON MEARNS Type III fair strike in blue on part 1858 cover to Annan. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
1451
Used (on letter or envelope)
OLD ABERDEEN Type III on 1859 mourning envelope to Bridge of Allan fine strike (cover has some minor toning), back stamped Bridge of Allan & Aberdeen c.d.s's. (1) £100 to 120 £165.00
1452
Used (on letter or envelope)
OLD KILPATRICK Type VIII fine strikes in BLACK on 1855 cover & in BLUE on 1858 cover. (2) £150 to 180 £185.00
1453
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
ORKNEY & SHETLAND - HARBOUR/REC OFFICE Type VI smudged strike on 1859 cover to Nottingham, back stamped Kirkwall, Thurso & Nottingham c.d.s's. GARDERHOUSE Type VIII very fine strike tying 1d to piece & SANDAY very fine strike tying 1d to piece. (3) £60 to 75 £175.00
1454
Used (on letter or envelope)
PARKHEAD Type XX good strike on 1855 cover to Chesterfield, also Type III fine strike on 1857 cover to Bicester (vertical central fold). (2) £150 to 180 £220.00
1455
 Used
PATNA Type VIII superb strike in bluish green cancelling 1d Red (few missing perfs. at top right). (1) £35 to 45 £35.00
1456
Used (on letter or envelope)
POLLOCKSHAWS Type VIII very fine, nearly complete strike on 1855 cover to Inverary. (1) £40 to 50 £80.00
1457
Used (on letter or envelope)
PORTASKAIG Type VIII on 1857 printed cover, over stamped by Greenock 163 duplex, addressed to Edinburgh, previously turned with boxed PORTASKAIG & back stamped 1d tied PITT STREET. (1) £100 to 120 £240.00
1458
Used on piece or front
PORT BANNATYNE Type VIII superb strike on 1856 cover back & part front. (1) £30 to 40 £70.00
1459
Used (on letter or envelope)
PORT BANNATYNE Type VIII on 1857 mourning envelope to Dunoon. (1) £100 to 130 £310.00
1460
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
Q.S/STATION (Queen Street Station) Type XV fine partial strike on 1854 cover to Campbelton (cover has two creases away from adhesive), another strike (very fine) on single 1d off cover). £25 to 35 £50.00
1461
Used (on letter or envelope)
Q.S/STATION (Queen Street Station) Type XV superb strike on clean 1854 cover to Beith. (1) £40 to 50 £155.00
1462
Used on piece or front
QUEEN/STREET Type XVIII in black, good strike tying 2d (2) to piece, another fine strike in bluish green tying 1d to piece. (2) £40 to 50 £40.00
1463
Used (on letter or envelope)
ROW ROW Type IV fair strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow. (1) £60 to 80 £50.00
1464
Used (on letter or envelope)
RUTHERGLEN Type XX fine strike on 1856 cover to Paisley, back stamped Paisley & Glasgow date stamps. Also Type III fair strike on 1857 cover to Edinburgh. (2) £65 to 80 £92.00
1465
Used (on letter or envelope)
RUTHERGLEN Type III fine strike on 1858 cover to Glasgow. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
1466
Used (on letter or envelope)
ST PATRICK/SQUARE Type XVIII fine strike on 1856 cover to Peebles. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
1467
Used (on letter or envelope)
SANDYFORD Type VIII mainly fine strike cancelling pair of 1d's on 1856 cover to Paisley, back stamped Paisley c.d.s. & boxed Glasgow date stamp. (1) £60 to 80 £125.00
1468
Used on piece or front
SHETTLESTONE Type VIII good bold strike on piece, scarce. (1) £40 to 50 £52.00
1469
Used (on letter or envelope)
SPRINGBANK Type III fine strike on 1858 cover to Annan, Glasgow & Annan back stamps (cover has horizontal crease clear of adhesives). (1) £100 to 125 £180.00
1470
Used on piece or front
STEVENSTON Type III & V, both are fine - very fine complete strikes tying 1d to piece. (2) £30 to 40 £30.00
1471
Used (on letter or envelope)
STRICHEN Type V fine strike on 1858 printed cover to Aberdeen. (1) £70 to 90 £92.00
1472
Used (on letter or envelope)
TYREE TYREE Type IV bold strike on 1857 cover to Dunoon (cover fold at bottom). (1) £70 to 90 £250.00
1473
Used (on letter or envelope)
TORPHINS Type VIII in BLUE on 1857 cover to 'Old Aberdeen', stamp bearing a second strike of Greenock 163 boxed numeral, reverse bears Banchory boxed date stamp in green, Aberdeen c.d.s. in green & TORPHINS Type VIII in blue (this cover illustrated in Alcock & Holland page 12). (1) £100 to 125 £310.00
1474
Used on piece or front
VOE Type VIII cancelling pair on piece. (1) £40 to 50 £100.00
1475
Used (on letter or envelope)
WELLMEADOW Type VIII superb strike on 1859 cover to Paisley, reverse with Paisley c.d.s. (1) £100 to 125 £200.00
1476
Used (on letter or envelope)
WESTERDALE Type V fine strike on 1858 cover to Thurso, with Thurso back stamp & HALKIRK Type VIII in green (some soiling/faults). (1) £100 to 125 £80.00
1477
Used on piece or front
WEST QUARTER Type VIII superb bold strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £35 to 50 £92.00
1478
Used on piece or front
WESTRAY Type VIII good strike tying 1d to piece. (1) £35 to 45 £42.00
1479
Used (on letter or envelope)
WHITEHOUSE Type VII fine strike on 1858 cover to Aberdeen. (1) £80 to 100 £84.00
1480
Used on piece or front
WHITEHOUSE Type VIII three fine strikes, two poor strikes tying strip of five & single 1d Red to piece. (1) £100 to 125 £155.00
1481
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
WHITEVALE Type III on 1857 cover to St Andrews, fine strike 'WHITEVA', also part strike on 1d stamp of Type V. (2) £80 to 100 £155.00
1482
Used (on letter or envelope)
VARIOUS LOCALS on covers comprising DUKE FOREST VIII, GEORGE/STREET XVIII, HOPE/STREET XVIII, MONKTON VIII, QUEEN/STREET, THE CROSS V, ST ROLLOX V & SAUCHIHALL XIII, good to fine strikes.(8) £100 to 120 £100.00
1483
Used on piece or front
VARIOUS LOCALS tying 1d Stars on piece, comprising Type VIII BOWMORE VILLAGE, FINSTOWN, FURNACE, KILWINNING, NEWCASTLETON, RUE END STREET & SANDYFORD, also GALLOWGATE/W.O XVI, IONA IONA IV & OSBORNE/BUILDINGS XVI. Fine to very fine strike (Iona only fair). Useful group. (10) £150 to 200 £200.00
1484
Used on piece or front
VARIOUS LOCALS tying 1d Stars on piece, comprising DUNDASVALE XVII, HURLFORD V, MAIN STREET/BRIDGETON XVI, MORINISH III & NEWTON XX in blue. Good to very fine strikes. (6) £100 to 125 £250.00
  • Airmails
1485
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Coronation - scarce official 12 page Coronation programme (some toning) with original ribbon plus Coronation aerial post red-brown card used to London with ½d stamp. (2) £50 to 60 £78.00
1486
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 First UK Aerial Post Windsor to London printed cards in green (2) & brown franked ½d Downey, printed env. to France franked 1d KEVII + ½d & 1d Downey, all are tied by double ring, 'First UK/Aerial Post/Sep 9/1911/London' cancels. (4) £100 to 125 £105.00
  • Illustrated covers
1487   Used (on letter or envelope)
ILLUSTRATED WRAPPER 19thC printed sheet music wrapper for J.Seed Church St. Preston, Lancs with fine illustration of shop premises, address panel states 'music sent through post cannot be exchanged' fragile & very scarce. (1) £20 to 30 N/S
1488   Used (on letter or envelope)
1849-59 Three used pictorial letterheads 1852 Murdoch Aitken & C, Glasgow bearing 1841 1d, 1849 Vulcan Foundry Works, Kilmarnock bearing 1841 1d, 1859 Jackson/Ronald, Liverpool bearing 1d Stars, chiefly fine. £90 to 110 £90.00
1489
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854-57 1d red stars on a superb hand painted env, from Randalstown to Dublin depicting a lady waiting at a railway station, the stamp cut to size appearing in the ticket office window, tied by an Irish diamond numeral '382,' Back flap missing o/w a most attractive illustrated cover. (1) £150 to 200 £260.00
1490
Used (on letter or envelope)
1865 small cover bearing London tied 1d. plate value, REVERSE with fine Christmas & New Year decoration of Robin , Holly in festive colours, LIVERPOOL DE/24/65 arrival date, with 1916 ½d cover with festive decoration front and back posted in Hexham Northumberland, also 1938 Christmas Card showing ½d bantam illustrations. (3) £30 to 40 £130.00
1491
Used (on letter or envelope)
1872 1d rose red Pl. 158 (SG.43) used in local Maidstone env with a delightful executed address. The adhesive being cancelled by a neat Maidstone duplex '493' for De. 24. 75 & Hollingbourne arrival on reverse for the following day - Christmas, scarce. (1) £60 to 75 £70.00
1492
Used (on letter or envelope)
1877 cover with contents sent to Farnborough Station, franked 1d Pl.189, tied London duplex, cover bears fine printed illustration of coach & horses. £80 to 100 £130.00
1493
Used (on letter or envelope)
1883 cover front bearing a delightful pen & ink sketch of a lady shopping - perhaps in a linen store as the man serving her appears to be unrolling a sample on which the address is written. Sent from London to Long Island, USA, franked 2½d blue Pl.22, SG.157 x2 (one at each side of the cover), tied by London squared circles. (1) £50 to 60 £72.00
1494
Used (on letter or envelope)
1888 Illustrated advertising commercial env for Dumfries & Galloway Courier & Herald, franked 1d lilac from Dumfries to Edinburgh, tied Dumfries double ring c.d.s, horizontal fold at top (through adhesive) £50 to 65 £60.00
1495
Used (on letter or envelope)
1895 Superb Canadian advertising env (top flap missing) for 'W DOHERTY & CO/ORGAN MANUFACTURERS' sent from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia, franked 2½d Jubilee, tied Liverpool double ring c.d.s. for Ap.23.1895 with arrival on reverse for May 3rd. (1) £70 to 90 £70.00
1496
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 envelope from Hove to Cheltenham franked 1d lilac Die II, SG.172, tied superb Hove Brighton double ring c.d.s, for Jy.2.97, envelope bears attractive hand painted illustration of a cat dressed in a frock singing 'Come Birdie Come,' attractive item. (1) £70 to 90 £125.00
1497
 Used
1897 envelope with an attractive pen & ink drawn address panel in the form of a box lid or small door, franked by 1d lilac (SG.172), tied VF Birmingham squared circle for Mr.30.97. (1) £40 to 50 £60.00
1498
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898 July 25, an outsize cover from Hampstead, N.W London to Miss Forster in Southboro, Sutton, shows watercolour of a seated lady painting the name and address to a tablet, franked 1d lilac, tied London duplex, faults incl. vertical crease, most attractive. £70 to 90 £78.00
1499
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 Large E to Wolverhampton ex Aberdeen with fine watercolour of attractive young woman carrying a letter bearing the tiny address of the recipient; QV ½d stamps (2). Odd small water stain/toning but most attractive. £60 to 75 £74.00
  • Mail to or from overseas destinations
1500
Used (on letter or envelope)
189 1d Pink envelope to Curepipe, Mauritius ex Nottingham (Waverly street) with additional ½d & 3d stamps and small registration label - Mauritius oval ds & Curepipe c.d.s. Unusual usage. £30 to 40 N/S
1501
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 cover from Manchester to Oporto, Portugal franked embossed 10d (2) &1s (2) each with margins removed, each cancelled with a Manchester ""498"" barred oval numeral, to pay 3/6d rate to 1oz plus 2d late fee. ""LEY DE 20 50 RS"", in red also ties one of the shillings. Manchester despatch on reverse for June 16th 1851, Most Attractive. (1) £180 to 200 £180.00
1502
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 Cover from Manchester to Oporto, Portugal, franked Embossed 10d (2) & 1s (2) each with margins removed & cancelled with a Manchester '498' barred oval numeral paying the 3s 6d rate to 1oz plus 2d 'Late Fee' also bears 'LEY DE 20 50/- R's' in red, also tied one of the shillings, Manchester dispatch on reverse for Fe. 16. 1852. (1) £200 to 250 £260.00
1503
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 Cover from London to France, franked 4d carmine wmk Small Garter, SG.62, tied by barred oval numerals, scarce franking, Cat. £750 on cover. (1) £100 to 125 £130.00
1504
Used (on letter or envelope)
1857 cover from Liverpool to Philadelphia franked 1s green (SG.71) well centred example tied by neat barred oval '466' numeral, British Packet/ PAID in red alongside an attractive cover. (Stamp Cat £425 on cover) (1) £60 to 80 £110.00
1505
Used (on letter or envelope)
(circa) 1858-1903 group to Belgium/Holland incl. 4d rose frankings on part covers, Jubilee 5d on Dublin reg'd E, uprated ½d card (1881), 1890-94 pair of reg'd Es with 5d or 9d stamp etc. Mixed condition. (8) £40 to 60 £40.00
1506
Used (on letter or envelope)
TRANSATLANTIC: USA 1/- rate - 1858-59 pair of covers, one with lengthy letter, with UPPER MILL 2-arc or cds origins, each with 1/- green stamp [SG 71-73] of clearly different shades, cancelled by Manchester duplexes and endorsed with ships' names; Liverpool transits plus 5c or 21c accountancy mark. (2) £40 to 50 £86.00
1507
Used (on letter or envelope)
1859 Entire letter from Dundee to Sweden, franked 2d blue Pl. 7 (fault) & 1s green, SG.73, both tied by fine Dundee duplex, endorsed 'Ship Letter via Hull' with Hull & London c.d.s's on reverse, obv. bears fine Gotheborg receiver, very attractive cover. (1) £60 to 80 £96.00
1508
Used (on letter or envelope)
1859-1912 covers to Germany incl. 1886 STO 1d & 6d stationery E with additional 3d stamp [SG 191], Jubilee 4½d pair on reg'd cover, Jubilee 10d uprating (1902) reg'd E (slightly reduced on opening), 1888 cover with ½d & 4d etc. (7) £85 to 100 £96.00
1509
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860 Cover with 4d rose (3), 1864 franking [SG 84], Jubilee 4½d on reg'd cover & (1898) 1d (2) & 2½d on reg'd to Sicily; few small cover faults. (4) £40 to 50 £56.00
1510
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860 Entire letter from London to Washington, franked 1s green, SG.72, tied by London duplex, endorsed 'per British Packet - via Cork,' neat red 'Boston Br Pkt' paid c.d.s. in red, '5/cents' h/stamp in red. (1) Cat. £425 £40 to 50 N/S
1511
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860 LATE FEE cover - attractive printed commercial E to Milan with 6d [SG 70] x 2 plus 1d red paying late fee; also 1871 E to Florence with 3d rose & 1d red (2) with boxed 'L1' alongside. (2) £40 to 50 £52.00
1512
Used (on letter or envelope)
1860-99 covers to France incl. 1864 double-rate item with SG83 pair, cover with 4d vermillion [SG 94 pl.7], 2½d mauve perfin, Jubilee 4½d pair on reg'd E, reply postcard etc. Mixed condition but useful lot. (8) £50 to 65 £60.00
1513
Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 cover from Lanark to the 92nd Highlanders, Bengal, India via Marseille franked P.14 1d stars, 2d Plate 8 and 6d Pale Lilac (SG.70) each cancelled by the Scots ""215"" numeral, reverse with a blue Lanark cds for June 19th 1861 and numerals other transit marks, extremely attractive 9d rate cover. (1) £60 to 80 £72.00
1514
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862 double-rate cover from JERSEY, to USA with 1/- green [SG72, 2- one with corner cut before use, one with soft crease] each with Jersey duplex and further tied by Philadelphia packet cds in red; 42c & 48c (2) accountancy marks. Attractive. £60 to 75 £140.00
1515
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862 Wrapper from Liverpool to Buenos Aires via Southampton, franked by a lovely fresh example of the 1s green Emblems - placed sideways, tied by superb Liverpool duplex cancel, London transit on reverse for the 9th. (1) Cat. £425 £75 to 95 £96.00
1516
Used (on letter or envelope)
1863 Lengthy EL (light overall toning) to Kingston, Jamaica Per. 'Tasmania' franked with 1/- green [SG 90] cancelled by London barred '12'; also 1851 stampless EL ex Kingston (2-arc cds) to Maryhill with unclear arrival cds - rated '6'. (2) £40 to 50 £44.00
1517
Used (on letter or envelope)
1863 Wrapper ex London to Buenos Ayres via French Packet at 2/8d rate with 4d & 1/- pairs [SG 81 & 90 pl.1] - small faults but attractive item. £80 to 100 £80.00
1518
Used (on letter or envelope)
1866 cover to Lisbon with 1/- stamp [SG 101 - scarce on cover], 1870-75 pair to Madrid at the 6d rate with SG 109 or 147 ex Manchester, plus 1872 cover to Gibraltar ex Plymouth with 6d stamp [SG 122b]. (4) £65 to 75 £82.00
1519
Used (on letter or envelope)
1866 neat cover ex Chester to Adelaide with 4d & 6d stamps [SG 94 pl.7 & 97 pl.5, wing-margin] cancelled Chester duplex, fine GPO/SOUTH AUSTRALIA arrival cds; also 1874 cover (fault) to Melbourne with 6d grey [SG147] cancelled by Liverpool ED-coded duplex. (2) £40 to 60 £52.00
1520
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867 cover from Manchester to Paris franked 1s green Pl.4, SG.101 neatly tied by Manchester '498' numeral along with a complete Manchester double ring c.d.s. in red for 24.My.67 sent via London & Calais & arriving in Paris the next day, fine clean cover with this scarce franking. (1) Cat. £425 £70 to 85 N/S
1521
Used (on letter or envelope)
1868 envelope from Aberdeen to Melbourne, Australia via Marseille franked 2d Blue Plate 9 & 9d Straw Plate 4. (SG.110) horizontal wing margin pair SG/11 tied by Aberdeen duplex's, reverse bears London transit & Melbourne arrival cds's. £70 to 90 £110.00
1522
Used (on letter or envelope)
SCANDINAVIA: 1868 cover to Sweden with 6d stamp [SG 97 pl.6] ex London with crisp red '3d' accountancy mark; also 1899 reg'd E with Jubilee 5d perfin. Additionally, 1890 printed circular to Norway ex Leith at ½d rate. (3) £25 to 35 £32.00
1523
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 Cover from London to Paris, franked 1d rose red Pl. 107, SG.43, 9d straw Pl. 4, SG.110 & 1s green Pl. 4, SG.117, tied by London '105' duplex's, obv. bears red oval 'PD' & 'Angl/Calais' d/stamp, attractive combination. (1) £70 to 90 £175.00
1524
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 Entire letter from London to Finland, franked 9d straw Pl. 4, SG.110, fine left hand wing marginal example, tied by crisp London '78' duplex for Fe. 10. 70 with red oval 'PD' and boxed 'FRANCO' h/stamps, also merchant cachet in blue, arrival back stamps. (1) Cat. £500 £80 to 120 £90.00
1525
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 Underpaid registered entire from London to Harve, franked 2s dull blue, SG.118 (faults), tied by the barred oval 'R/34,''CHARVE' h/stamp below with a red 'Registered Lombard St' c.d.s. alongside, also a double ring Calais transit, reverse with arrival c.d.s. & boxed accountancy h/stamp indicating the cover exceeded the weight for the 2s rate. (1) Cat. £825 £60 to 80 £135.00
1526
Used (on letter or envelope)
EUROPE: 1873 printed circular ex Hull to Prague franked 3d rose also 1887 linen-lined reg'd cover with Jubilee 1/- green (rounded corner) ex Liverpool to Prague. In addition, items to Switzerland incl. 1867 cover (fault) with 1d red & 4d vermillion plus attractive 1913 reg'd E with boxed LATE FEE, uprated with perfinned KEVII 2d & KGV 2d. (4) £50 to 60 £50.00
1527
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 Entire Letter from London to Melbourne, Australia franked 9d Plate 4 (SG.110). tied by London duplex for Jan. 23rd 1874. Cat £500. £70 to 90 £80.00
1528
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA: Pair of covers ex GUERNSEY to Assam, 1877 & 1883 with good single frankings - fine 8d orange [SG 156] or 5d indigo [SG 169], each with differently-coded Sea PO sorter cds; small cover faults - scarce, attractive pair. (2) £50 to 65 £125.00
1529
Used (on letter or envelope)
1878 Entire from Manchester to Guayaquil, Ecuador, franked 2s pale blue, SG.120, tied Manchester duplex with a Liverpool P.L.O c.d.s. on reverse. Cat. £825 £100 to 125 £130.00
1530
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880 Cover from Kensington to British Honduras via Colonial Office Diplomatic bag, Downing Street, franked 1d venetian red, tied 'South Kensington' duplex, scarce destination. £60 to 75 £76.00
1531
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880 cover posted from Dunkeld Ap.21.80 with 1d venetian red, then re-directed twice with the addition of two 2½d blues, Pl.18 & 19, tied by different London duplexes, forwarded to France & to USA, superb re-directed item with a fine array of postal markings. (1) £50 to 65 £92.00
1532
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881 Cover from London to Trieste via Ostend, franked ½d pale green & 2d pale rose, SG.165 & 168, tied by fine London squared circles for Mr. 31. 81, reverse with large arrival c.d.s (2d on cover, Cat. £275 on cover) £50 to 70 £72.00
1533
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881 Registered cover ex Bolton to Christchurch, New Zealand with 1d lilac (3, one rubbed) & 5d indigo cancelled by Bolton '92' reg ds in grey-blue. Unusual. £30 to 40 £46.00
1534
Used (on letter or envelope)
TRANSATLANTIC:1881 2½d cover to USA with St. Austell squared c.d.s, 1894 & 1901 reg'd letters with Jubilee ½d and 4d or 1/- green. Also large part reg'd E to Canada with Jubilee 2½d block (8) & 1d lilac (2) with uncommon Glasgow cancellation. (4) £40 to 50 £42.00
1535
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUBA / SPANISH AMERICA: 1882 entire ex Glasgow to Matanzas franked 4d grey-brown [SG 160]; also 1874-76 6d pairs on Es to Columbia or Venezuela and 1885 1d & 3d on cover to Mexico. Small faults but attractive items to unusual destinations. (4) £60 to 75 £82.00
1536
Used (on letter or envelope)
1883 cover from London to Milan franked ½d green & 3d on 3d lilac, SG.159 & 164, tied by 'Gracechurch St LI' Late fee hand stamp for 15.Jy.83, arrival mark on reverse (3d on cover, Cat. £425) £60 to 75 N/S
1537
Used (on letter or envelope)
1884 Envelope from Glasgow to West Africa, franked by 4d dull green pair, SG.142 & 1s dull green, SG.196, tied Glasgow duplexes, endorsed 'Per Coup via Liverpool 20.9.84' scarce franking. (1) £150 to 200 £150.00
1538
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDIA 1885 cover ex Didsbury to Mysore with 5d dull green [SG 193] - scarce stamp on cover - Sea PO cds on reverse. £30 to 40 £54.00
1539
Used (on letter or envelope)
1886 entire from London to Trieste via Ostend, franked 5d dull green, SG.193, tied London hooded c.d.s, Trieste receiver on reverse. (1) Cat. £350 £50 to 65 £66.00
1540   Used (on letter or envelope)
1890s large Es ex Thomas Cook, London to Germany sent by registered book post at 1½d, 3½d or 4d with 'T.C.& Co' perfin stamps; some inevitable creasing but unusual rates and good perfins. (5) £40 to 55 £40.00
1541   Used (on letter or envelope)
1892-1901 selection of 15 QV 1d reply cards used, mainly from Germany. £60 to 80 N/S
1542
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 & 1934 two covers from UK to Argentina, 1st 1918 franked KGV 6d, 1s & 2/6d Bradbury London to Buenos Aires, all tied by c.d.s's for 20. My. 32, reverse arrival mark for the 30th. 2nd from 1934 Norwood to Buenos Aires, franked KGV 1s (3) + 5s Bradbury, the 1s stamp machine cancelled, the 5s with a double ring c.d.s. for 10. Au. 34, obverse also bears red Deutsche Luftpost cachet, reverse with Stutgart transit & arrival for 17th. (2) £100 to 125 £100.00
1543
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Airmail cover from Southampton to a cook on RMS 'Alcantara' Argentina, franked KGV 6d, 1s + 2/6d Re-engraved, tied Southampton c.d.s's & red flight cachet, envelope shows an advert for Yibrona - The Ideal Tonic Wine in Red, some creasing, still quite an attractive cover. (1) £40 to 50 £35.00
  • Military
1544
Used (on letter or envelope)
1839 EL ex Bury St Edmunds to Army officer at Cape Town with fine red London ship letter mark, boxed TO PAY and light strike of Cape of Good Hope crowned arrival d.s.; lengthy family letter mentions crossing from America in the 'Great Western' in a mere 12½days and the Chartist riots in the North. Also another part EL to the same addressee with boxed TO PAY and m/s '1/-'. (2) £80 to 100 £120.00
1545
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH FIELDPOST COVERS/CARDS circa 1915-18 - a bundle of covers showing wide range of censor markings incl. circular, triangular, oblong boxed + various postal and written markings, some postcards from French & Belgian regions. Condition varied but with further study, should prove rewarding. (63 items) £25 to 35 £30.00
1546
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI: 1919 registered covers incl. very fine item to USA with GB 2d & 2½d stamps cancelled by fine strikes of the large BRITISH A.P.O./CONSTANTINOPLE and with boxed military censor; also (Jan.1919) cover (faults) to India with 1d stamps (2) cancelled scarce FPO 84 (Gallipoli) and 2d stamp on cover to India cancelled fine BAPO K (Kantara). (3) £50 to 60 £56.00
1547   Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII British Forces' mail, incl. 'honour' envelopes from a wide range of FPOs mainly in North Africa from Algeria to Egypt but scarce FPO 304 (Iceland) item noted, incl. RAF censors, Australian & Indian Forces' items, two different 8th Army airgraphs, Egypt/Prepaid covers (2) with S. African stamps & censors etc. (43) £100 to 120 £100.00
1548   Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII Royal Navy OAS items (10) with 'tombstone' censors incl. Australian cover and unusual FPO/SP501 cds. Also 1959-61 stamped OHMS covers with variety of Naval cachets incl. many of named ships, with machine or dumb circular cancellations. Good lot for research. (37) £70 to 90 £76.00
  • Postal Stationery
1549
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 2d blue envelopes on Mulready envelope paper (manufactured by John Dickinson) with silk threads, five unused examples with shades. £90 to 110 N/S
1550
Used (on letter or envelope)
Admiralty Official opts on KEVII ½d postcards (Type I & II settings) - unused examples, small faults but scarce. Also other KEVII cards incl. uprated, one with fine cypher-type Bickerdyke machine cancel. (10) £40 to 50 £52.00
1551   Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII ½d wrappers mainly used to Europe but incl. very unusual uses to Java & Colombia, an uprated example to USA and privately-printed item used to Penang. Also v.fine printed ad for whisky plus 3 other items, 1d wrappers (4) incl. use to Tenerife. (22) £70 to 90 N/S
1552   Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII lot incl. fine range of ½d envelopes with advertisements, uprated for reg'n, private reg'd example with ½d & 4d embossed dies used to Switzerland, another (faults) to Turks Islands; also 1d envelopes incl. uprated (3), private tea-order letter-sheets (2) and most attractive private ½d reply card with advert for 'Zog' polish etc. (36) £70 to 90 £92.00
1553
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII uprated STO reg'd items to Europe or USA incl. 1½d + 3d, 2d + 4d, 3d + 1d + ½d plus 4d (2) with both shades of ½d stamp. Attractive lot. (5) £40 to 50 £50.00
1554
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII-KGV selection of 40 envelopes each used with various stationery cut outs incl. odd mixed franking. £70 to 90 £70.00
1555
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV envelopes selection of 8 unused incl. 2x compounds, the scarce 9d, 10d, 1s values, mainly VF, ES46/7, 49/52, 743 + 762, scarce group. £100 to 120 £120.00
1556
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI 5½d brown stamped to order reg. envelope, VF unused RS3XXXX, very few known, another used to South Africa with violet oval Newman St registered cancel, dated 6.1.43, RS3, minor faults. (2) £120 to 140 £120.00
1557
Used (on letter or envelope)
QEII Daily Telegraph Wrappers used with 1d + 2½d Dies WS65XXXX. Sunday Express Wrapper used with 2½d, 1d, 1½d dies - WS81BXXXX, a new discovery & entry into the stationery book by Huggins (XXXX) meaning very few known, fine. £100 to 120 N/S
1558   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown wrappers - range of unused types between WP14-17 with subtypes, plus unfolded 'specimen' example. (13) £40 to 50 £50.00
1559
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown wrappers - used to unusual destinations incl. Argentina (uprated 1d), Chile, Australia, Java, Singapore (private wrapper) & St Thomas. Scarce group. (6) £60 to 70 N/S
1560   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d Vaccination Certificate Forms (8) unused, LO34 (2), LO36, LO37, LO39 (2), LO43 & LO49, mixed condition, scarce group. £100 to 120 £130.00
1561
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d wrapper - cut-down die proof in black surfaced on card mounted on small piece ex DLR records, annotated ""March 28th 360 Leads""; also unused examples of the brown & green printings as issued - on exhibition page. (3) £100 to 150 £100.00
1562
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d wrapper - die proof (slight soiling) for LW2 in black on surfaced card (93x60mm) annotated ""After Striking 8 July 74"" and initialled. Also unused example of WP4 on exhibition page. (2) £100 to 150 £120.00
1563
 Specimen
QV 1d pink unused unfolded sheets x2, one with SPECIMEN in red, envelope overprinted SPECIMEN in red plus two later cut outs with SPECIMEN in black, mainly fine. (5) £100 to 120 N/S
1564
  QV 2d blue envelopes with silk threads unused, dark blue, light blue x2 dies, one envelope with SPECIMEN in red - stock from the postal notices, very fine condition. (3) £80 to 100 N/S
1565
Used on piece or front
QV ADVERTISING RINGS J.F Pawson & Co, cut square fine unused, W.H Smith & Son 2d blue + 2½d lake pre-cancelled piece, & W.H Smith & Son 1½d brown + 3d carmine pre-cancelled piece, mainly fine. £80 to 100 £200.00
1566    Unused
 Used
QV ADVERTISING RINGS (cut out) unused (8) & used (14), either The Home News, W.H. Smith or Smith Elder & Co. £80 to 100 £140.00
1567
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV double compound S.T.O envelopes, various different combinations, all are unused & mainly fine. (14) £80 to 100 £140.00
1568
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV double compound S.T.O envelopes (14) with additional stamps added, addressed to Canada, Europe & within the UK. £100 to 120 £125.00
1569
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGV selection of 56 covers all franked by stationery 'cut outs' 1867-1933 mainly KGV with singles, combinations etc. mixed condition, scarce in such quantity. £80 to 100 £80.00
1570   Used on piece or front
QV-KGVI DOUBLE COMPOUND DIE cut outs QV 11x unused, 18 used, KEVII 6 used, KGV 2 unused, 8 used & KGVI 1 unused, 5 used, mainly fine. (51) £100 to 120 £140.00
1571
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGVI selection of 21 unused items each with corresponding wrapper bands, QV x10, KEVII x1, KGV x7 & KGVI x3 incl. 3 registered, mainly fine & quite scarce. £100 to 120 £100.00
1572   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII selection of 236 unused items incl. some scarcer larger items, mainly fine. £200 to 250 £260.00
1573
Used (on letter or envelope)
Telegrams - from As/m1 for foreigns telegrams with QV or KEVII embossed 10d stamps [TP58a / 59a] - light folds o/w fresh unused with booklet selvedge. (2) £50 to 60 £105.00
1574
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGV PATENT OFFICE postcards with embossed stamps on reverse, QV ½d brown CO2b Cat. £60, KEVII ½d green CO9, Cat. £120, KGV ½d green CO12, Cat. £75 each being VF unused. £120 to 140 £140.00
1575   Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 1d Pink letter sheet & 2d silk thread envelope, both overprinted SPECIMEN in red. (2) £100 to 120 N/S
1576
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843 1d pink stationery env, sent from London to Basingstoke, cancelled by the number '10' in MC, with arrival c.d.s. at left for Oc. 28. 1843, reverse with dispatch c.d.s. 1844 similar env, cancelled by the no '5' in MC, a superb upright strike - address over inked to erase. (2) £70 to 90 N/S
1577
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 Ex Postmasters Notice (135 x 93 mm) with 'specimen'-overprinted strikes of the 4d, 6d & 1/- embossed dies dated 7.12.55; corner creasing & faults but a scarce item. £35 to 45 £110.00
1578
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870's QV ½d postcards with various sloper cancels. (4) £70 to 90 N/S
1579   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d green wrappers - 1870-1901 unused types (8) incl. specimen opts plus 5 used example incl. one with 'DLR' perfin & private stock exchange example uprated to Belgium. (13) £45 to 55 £50.00
1580
Used (on letter or envelope)
1873 1d pink envelope, registered & uprated with 4d Pl.12, SG.93, from Brighouse to Manchester, many times re-directed on reverse & showing two different letter carriers inspectors marks 'SW' & 'W' in small double rings. (1) £40 to 50 N/S
1581
Used (on letter or envelope)
OFFICIAL pre 1890 envelope showing top right a circular embossed impression with a green background 'LORD CHAMBERLAIN', printed by Wantzen Ltd. of Islington - envelope makers for Waterlows. £200 to 250 N/S
1582
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown wrappers - used examples incl. (1881) with original contents ('Tramway News'), to Riga (2), St Petersburg, uprated to Sweden & Belgium plus other European destinations - good variety of NPB cancels incl. superb Glasgow oval, 1890 Jubilee & ornamental 'eyes' type. (17) £50 to 65 £52.00
1583   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d wrappers - unusual usages incl. (1886) to Ireland and turned for re-use with ½d stamp, postage due incl. fine 1896 item to Cornwall with m/s ""Contains a letter"" & 4d charge (attractive St Austell & Par Station squared cds), uprated item to Belgium with 10d postage due & to Sweden with tax mark. (4) £40 to 50 £40.00
1584
Used (on letter or envelope)
1888 Advertising ring 'The Marble Sparkling Water Works' one penny stationery envelope from Ramsgate to Co Antrim, cancelled by a Ramsgate duplex dated Nov. 28, 1888, has some tape repair at top, embossed portion is fine & very rare. (1) £100 to 125 £130.00
1585
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown wrappers - private issues incl. scarce illustrated types for Crosse & Blackwell and Faudell, Philips & Sons (circa) 1890; The Morning Post (1891), London & Westminster Bank plus official issue re-printed in blue for Burroughs, Welcome (Chemists). All five with various cancels. Attractive lot. (5) £60 to 70 N/S
1586   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV Postal Stationery miscellany incl. early 1d pinks (3, Chapel Allerton UDC noted), unusual 3d envelope with parcel cancel, 1890-97 pair reg'd Es, 1890 Jubilee Es (4 incl. 2 FDI used - one uprated to Germany), ½d vaccination from postally used (1891), 1870-71 cards (both sizes) etc. (18) £40 to 50 N/S
1587   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV 1d brown wrappers (Type LW3) - various unused examples (6) incl. m.s 'specimen' plus paper & imprinted shades; also 7 used incl. uprated to Switzerland & Germany, 1895 dued item to Germany, private printing for 'The Standard', scarce use to New Zealand with steamer cachet, 1890 Jubilee use etc. (13) £45 to 55 £46.00
1588

Admiralty ½d wrappers - 1897 set of 6 colours as cut-outs, as listed by Huggins [LO19a-f] plus additional item: fresh, attractive & very scarce. (7) £120 to 150 N/S
1589
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown wrappers - scarcer Transatlantic use incl. uprated front to Newfoundland (1897) & complete item to Canada with 'Pr Cunard Str' h.stamp, 1879 example with ½d bantam to USA, 1891 with 2½d stamp endorsed 'Post Book' plus 2 others to USA. (6) £35 to 45 £46.00
1590
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d wrapper - 1899 complete wrapper printed sepia-grey annotated ""Sample attached to the Contract dated July 24th 1899"" and signed by T. Andros de la Rue and J.S. Purcell. Scarce. £100 to 120 £130.00
1591
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUT OUTS: (circa) 1902-12 postal usages of ½d newspaper wrapper cut-outs incl. fine card with ½d green ex Islip, ½d brown pair on (1912) Stamp Exhibition cover plus single used to Germany and another used KEVII ½d cut-out, LW3 use etc. Attractive lot. (5) £40 to 50 N/S
1592
Used (on letter or envelope)
Registered Covers: 1902 uprated with 1d to India with scarce boxed 'AR' and Sea PO sorter cds; 1905 to Denmark with ½d & 1d stamps cancelled by scarce FISH DOCKS/GRIMSBY cds; 1907 item to USA with ½d, 1d & 3d stamps & customs label; uncommon (1920) 3½d + ½d cover used at Hull & (1902) Birmingham item with ½d, 1d & 2½d to Germany. (5) £50 to 65 N/S
1593     KGV 1½d cut out Dies neatly laid out on leaves by Die numbers - PO series, Somerset House series & Edinburgh series (291 items). Amazing assembly. £80 to 100 N/S
1594
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913 2d registered env. uprated with KEVII 1s & KGV 3d insured for £72 sent from Borough High Street My.8.03 to Bavaria, Germany, cancelled by Hop Exchange/S.E Ju.10.13 c.d.s, arriving on the 10th. (1) £40 to 50 £52.00
1595
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUT OUTS: Superb 1915 reg'd OAS cover to MALTA with KEVII 1d & QV ½d pair cut-outs cancelled FPO SZ1 of the Dardanelles. Also reg'd pair to Holland 1908-09 with QV ½d [EW1] + 4d or 2d blue (2) + KEVII ½d and 1907 PPC to Germany with KEVII 1d cut-out. (4) £40 to 50 £40.00
1596   Used (on letter or envelope)
1924-25 WEMBLEY EXHIBITION set of cards & envelopes etc. (8 different) £70 to 90 N/S
1597
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Wembley Telegram pair - both portions bearing unused 1d 1925 stamps in pairs - fine & scarce. £200 to 250 N/S
1598   Used (on letter or envelope)
1939-1940 KGVI unused registered envelopes 4½d (4) comprising Huggins RP47 H2, RP50 H2, RP51 H2 & RP47k. Cat. £550 (4) £90 to 110 £90.00
1599
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940-1950 KGVI 5½d unused registered envelopes (11) incl. Huggins RP52, 53, 59, 60, 62, 64 & 67g etc. High catalogue value. £85 to 110 £85.00
1600   Used (on letter or envelope)
1940's eight unused, unfolded KGVI air letters incl. Huggins AP1a (Cat. £150) & AP1b (Cat. £75) etc. All very fine. £100 to 130 £115.00
  • Railway Covers & Stamps
1601
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE Railway Parcel Stamps 6d + 4d used blocks of four also a 2d affixed to an Observer Bradford envelope, also Lancashire & Yorkshire 2d Letter stamps unused block of 5 + single, mainly fine. £100 to 120 N/S
1602    Used
Newspaper stamps incl. GER 4d, 6d & 10d plus 3d corn sample stamp, LNWR 1d, 6d & 7d red plus optd. 2d, 6d & 1/-, NEW 'paid newspaper' etc. (17) £35 to 45 £46.00
1603     1845 Share certificate for Rugby, Derby & Manchester Railway for 10 shares. Unusual item, upper right corner clipped off. £10 to 15 £26.00
1604
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANCASTER & CARLISLE RAILWAY: 1858 neat London 1d red cover & contents to Ayr with fine strike of the scarce encircled 'L.C./R.' mark [Wilson 840] £30 to 40 £32.00
1605
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Cover from West Quarter Lanarkshire to Bridge of Allan, franked ½d bright green, SG.325, tied by a double ring c.d.s & a violet 'Bridge of Allan/CR' Caledonian Railway diamond h/stamp for Oct 1911, reverse bears superb double ring arrival c.d.s. (1) £30 to 40 N/S
  • Royalty
1606
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880 Unstamped & un-cancelled env. sent by special messenger from Abergeldie Castle to Major Samuel Dillon, Horse Guards London, addressed by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) & signed by him 'AE' - Albert Edward, some age stains, scarce. (1) £100 to 120 £140.00
  • Miscellaneous postal history
1607   Used (on letter or envelope)
GB FREE MAIL small collection on leaves & letters front incl. 1782 encircled FREE with London & Edinburgh Bishop marks, 1804 'apple' type on EL, good variety of crowned cds types with various ancillary marks incl. TOO LATE, Twopenny Post marks, Sunday ds, s/I CAVENDISH BRIDGE mileage etc. (17) £40 to 50 £48.00
1608     PARCEL POST PINK LABELS - a fragile part sheet of 33, Eggs - part sheet of 18, plus 6 different singles Perishable & Fragile etc. (57) £65 to 80 £70.00
1609   Used (on letter or envelope)
OFFICIAL 'PAID' marks on cover - mainly crowned cds types on 19th century covers with authorising signatures including DISRAELI, PEEL, Duke of Cambridge, Lord Westbury, Earl of Carlisle etc with some fine seals / official stationery. (9) £100 to 140 £110.00
1610   Used (on letter or envelope)
OFFICIAL OHMS covers incl. (1814) item ex Hackney Coach Office Hawkers' Department, 1872 ½d pair, 1d lilacs with Inland Revenue or Army opts; stampless incl. Admiralty (1891), 1975 House of Commons E with (printed) letter from PM Health etc. (10) £50 to 60 N/S
1611   Used (on letter or envelope)
1819-38 PAIR E.L's 1819 E.L. to London with 'NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE 277', mileage mark, 1838 fine E.L to Newcastle with 2 line PENRITH/PENNY POST and boxed receiving house 'NO2' mark also unused 1890 PENNY POST JUBILEE CARICATURE envelope & card, with flimsy 1847 £5 banknote VALENTINE, said to be too much like the real thing & printing stopped. (4) £40 to 50 £56.00
1612
Used (on letter or envelope)
INSTRUCTIONAL MARKS etc. 1839 4d Post EL ex Hastings (17. December), fine Chester '2' deleted on 1845 forwarded letter, m/s 'single allowed; (1835) ex Leeds, fine London inspector's star (1835) in 1oz letter to Dorset, three different MORE TO PAY incl. fine PAID AT HUDDERSFIELD cover (1834) and J-coded 1850 example. (7) £60 to 75 £60.00
1613   Used (on letter or envelope)
PRE STAMP to QEII accumulation of covers with used stationery, instructional marks, receipts, unused telegrams etc. Some better items included, mixed condition. (282) £250 to 350 £360.00
1614
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 unpaid envelope from Liverpool to Conway bears a Black Maltese Cross applied at the top right where the Stamp should have been and M/S ""I"" in red (should be charged double), neat backstamps for Liverpool & Conway, April 16/17th 1841, most unusual & scarce. £150 to 200 £150.00
1615    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
COLLECTION of covers housed in two Exeter albums + loose incl. a few Pre Stamp or stampless, 1841 1d covers incl. 1825 date slug error, range of Brunswick Star cancels on Penny Plate covers, good range Sideways Duplex cancels, others noted incl. Green cancel, Scots Locals, small selection of stamps off cover - noted pair 1d Stars cancelled '965' of Alderney etc. Interesting lot, viewing recommended. (150+ covers & stamps/pieces etc) £400 to 600 £2800.00
1616
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844-47 cash-paid registered covers at the 1/- rate from Dumfries (1/1d), London (1/4d) & Oban (1/6d). (3) £45 to 60 N/S
1617
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 Colchester Cover to London at the 6d registered rate with 1d reds (2) and 2d blue strip of three (cut into) - attractive item. £50 to 70 £94.00
1618
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 Miniature wrapper sent from Warrington to Whitehaven franked by a 4d Carmine wmk Small Garter (SG.62) tied by Warrington spoon cancel for Dec 27th 1855, reverse with Whitehaven arrival for 28th. A little roughly opened at top nevertheless a delightful item. £100 to 120 N/S
1619
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867-1972 various covers incl. Maritime Mail with Paquebot cancels, 1925 Torchlight Tattoo Wembley Stadium slogan pmk, 1972 oval 'Lord Chamberlain/St James' Palace etc. (26) £40 to 50 £52.00
1620
Used (on letter or envelope)
1876 OHMS Printed entire from Ayr to Edinburgh franked 1d Pl.184, tied Ayr duplex, contents - PAYMENTS OF TAXES BY POSTAGE STAMPS - outlining instructions, unused & scarce. £100 to 120 £100.00
1621
Used (on letter or envelope)
PERFINS 1876 cover London to Margate, franked 2d blue Pl.15 (corner fault), PERFIN HC & Co. (H.Clarkson & Co) tied London duplex, 1879 cover to Bury St Edmunds, franked 1d rose red Pl.220 x2, one paying late fee, PERFIN LB & L (Lake & Co) £35 to 45 £46.00
1622   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV reg'd covers incl. 3d item to Orkney (1883), 1858 large piece with 1d & 6d stamps and uncommon '(crown/REGISTERED' mark, 1878 Edinburgh-Berwick ST pair of 3d covers, one returned. Also 1912 London cover with KEVII 3d etc. (7) £45 to 55 £56.00
1623   Used (on letter or envelope)
MISCELLANY incl. (1888) Inland Parcel Post receipt with 2d stamp ex Cambridge, 1889 Edinburgh parcel post label with 1½d stamps x 3, various sealing labels, instructionals on cut-outs, a few fiscals, POSB KGV 1/- stamps (2) etc. (Qty) £35 to 45 £35.00
1624

1890 SOUTH KENSINGTON Penny Post Jubilee 2.Jy.90 proof sheet of 12 impressions of the postmark. Scarce. £130 to 170 £140.00
1625
Used (on letter or envelope)
PARCEL POST: 1890s large parcel tag to Walthamstow with part blue SEDO label superimposed on white label with 1d (block 4) & ½d stamps cancelled by London Bridge rubber; also 1892-93 St Leonards/Hastings parcel labels with 3d or 1d & 2d stamps. (3) £40 to 50 £84.00
1626   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV covers etc. incl. 1899 1d lilac card (faults) with disallowed bisect, 1897 ½d-franked pictorial advertising cover (shotgun cartridges), two pieces with KEVII 3d and instructional marks, 1d reds on cover incl. imperf on very blued paper, 1880's pages from a wages ledger with strips of 1d lilacs used as receipt stamps etc. (21) £40 to 60 £68.00
1627
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898-99 (circa) Victorian PPC's (19), ten are postally used, others unused, 13 - London + Edinburgh, Glasgow, Portsmouth, coloured cards of Oxford, Folkestone & St. Leonards on Sea, mainly fine. £100 to 120 £155.00
1628   Used (on letter or envelope)
1903-13 PPCs with variety of cancels on ½d or 1d stamps - emphasis on early KGV issues - incl. John O'Groats cachet, Manchester Regiment label (1908), remarkable (1905) use of letter-card with elaborate 'pop-up' paper butterfly, 3 pieces with violet rubber cds etc. (22 & 3 pieces) £50 to 60 £64.00
1629     1905-1937 POST OFFICE NOTICES (5) subjects incl. PO Closure, Brazil Mail (with pmk) & 1913 'Bad Money' etc. £80 to 120 N/S
1630
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912 cover to G. King, London, franked Downey Head ½d & 1d & tied by Royal Show Doncaster large c.d.s, endorsed Posted at Brockley St under cover to the Postmaster Royal Agricultural Show Doncaster, un-recorded in Pearson.' £150 to 200 N/S
1631
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924-25 British Empire Exhibition issues - PPCs incl. Exhibition views with 1d stamps, 3 with Exhibition cancels, also 1½d envelope with additional stamps for airmail to Germany and two further covers plus splendid original folding plan of the Exhibition site (some fold wear). (12) £50 to 60 £56.00
1632   Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 British Empire Exhibition - scarce pair of souvenir telegram forms used at the Exhibition, each with Government Pavilion cds, one with 1d stamp; some glue toning. (2) £40 to 60 £105.00
1633
  1934 P.O TELEGRAPH form cancelled at upper right corner by an Olympic Ideal Homes 11.Ap.1934 date stamp. Very scarce. £80 to 120 N/S
1634   Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI cover miscellany incl. large, attractive parcel label (1938), Guatemala cover forwarded to France with 1d stamp, 1946-47 correspondence to Lagos (8), 1941 2/6d cover returned by censor, various 1945-46 FPO items (12) incl. Naval etc. (24) £50 to 60 £64.00
 
   
       
   
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