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Sale 145 - Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • England
1322
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
ISLE OF WIGHT collection of postmarks on covers & pieces, mainly between QV & KEVII. (100's) £200 to 250 N/S
1323
Used (on letter or envelope)
SURREY 1843-46 three items comprising 1d pink envelopes (2) + 1841 1d cover cancelled barred oval '292' or MC & each bearing fine FARNHAM mileage removed 'half round' d/stamp. Attractive group. (3) £50 to 65 N/S
1324
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE Single Letter Sheet York to London charged '3' in manuscript, bears London IV/10 Bishop Mark - fine strike. A postscript provides evidence the York postmaster operated a local delivery service by post boy, letter states at top 'York Saturday at noon 8th June' - but unfortunately the year is not known. Scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
  • Scotland
1325
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDINBURGH 1825-36 covers with hand struck '1' local delivery marks (8) with at least 3 types noted. Also VF '2' (1840) on EL + PAID at EDINR c.d.s. (10) £40 to 50 £58.00
1326
Used (on letter or envelope)
1857 July 28th cover from Dalmellington to Ayr, franked 1d stars DF, tied by blue town c.d.s. of Dalmellington. Scarce. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
1327
Used (on letter or envelope)
1876 envelope sent locally in Peebles village without a stamp (no indication that any cash payment was made) although accepted & cancelled by superb Peebles Oct.3.76 c.d.s. Unusual. (1) £40 to 50 N/S
1328
Used (on letter or envelope)
1884 stampless envelope sent locally from Edinburgh to Abercromby Place, cancelled by '131' duplex for Ju.9.84 with '2' Postage Due mark at left. (1) £40 to 50 £46.00
  • AIRMAILS - INTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1329
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 range of 1st flight covers (5) incl. 12.4.33 Great Western Railways experimental service Plymouth - Cardiff with parcels dept cachet, another but Cardiff - Plymouth with parcels dept 3d adhesive, another but Cardiff - Teignmouth, GWR 16.5.33 flight Plymouth - Cardiff bears GWR semi-official air stamps, GWR 1st flight Birmingham - Plymouth 22.5.33 bears semi-official air stamp. £60 to 75 £78.00
1330
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-34 range 1st flight covers (11) incl. GWR 22.5.33 Cardiff - Birmingham with GWR semi-official stamp, 26.8.33 AL flight Croydon - Plymouth bears 3d etiquette, pilot signed (100 flown), PROVINCIAL AW 25.11.33 London - Plymouth bears 3d semi-official air stamp with cachet, similar cover but Southampton - Plymouth, similar cover but Plymouth - London, similar cover but Southampton - London (scarcest leg), MIDLAND & SCOTTISH Air Ferries 19.2.34 Birmingham - Liverpool with cachets, posted on arrival, another Birmingham - London, another Liverpool - Birmingham, another London - Birmingham also bears British Industries Fair pmk, APEX Exhibition London 1934 Autogyro flight card 8.5.34 with special printed vignette card with cachet. £80 to 100 £140.00
1331    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 1st flight covers (7) 1.11.34 R.A.S 1st flight new rate Liverpool - Glasgow, another but London - Liverpool R.A.S 2nd flight 2.11.34 (1st mail) Glasgow - Liverpool bears R.A.S 3d paid cachet, R.A.S last flight of contract Belfast - Liverpool 30.11.34 with R.A.S 3d paid cachet, another but Belfast - London, HIGHLAND AIRWAYS 1.12.34 Inverness - Wick bears company semi-official stamp, another but an official illustrated cover. £60 to 75 £66.00
1332
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 range of 1st flight covers (17) incl. 29.5.34 Highland Airways Inverness - Kirkwall bears company vignette, another but Kirkwall - Inverness, another but without vignette, Railway Air Service 20.8.34 Belfast - London official cover, further selection for Birmingham - Cowes, Birmingham - Liverpool, Cardiff - Liverpool (not official but FDC of SG.441), Cowes - Birmingham, Liverpool - Plymouth, Plymouth - Liverpool, RAILWAY AS 1st throughout flight 21.8.34 Birmingham - Glasgow, another but Birmingham - Manchester. RAILWAY AS 29.9.34 last flight Cardiff - Liverpool, RAILWAY AS 31.10.34 last flight Manchester - London with scarce RAS 3d paid cachet, RAILWAY AS 1.11.34 1st flight New Rate Liverpool - Belfast with RAS 3d paid cachet, two further similar for Liverpool - Glasgow & Liverpool - London. £100 to 120 £125.00
1333
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 range of 1st flight covers incl. HIGHLAND AW 1.12.34 Wick - Kirkwall, another but Kirkwall - Wick, similar cover but bears company semi-official air stamp, another but official cover with semi-official air stamp, HIGHLAND AW 1.12.34 Wick - Inverness, another with semi-official air stamp, another on official cover, HIGHLAND AW 1.12.34 Inverness - Wick & Kirkwall, another Wick - Kirkwall, Kirkwall - Wick, Wick - Inverness. HILLMAN AW 1.12.34 London - Belfast, another but Liverpool - London, also an unused illustrated envelope. (14) £70 to 85 £115.00
1334
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934-35 1st flight covers (5) 10.12.34 1st acceptance for Thurso via Highland AW Inverness - Wick, Blackpool & West Coast 1.2.35 Liverpool - Isle of Man company crested cover, another but pilot signed, 1st acceptance from Shetland via Highland AW service Kirkwall - Inverness 25.3.35 Lerwick - Glasgow (scarce), 7.5.35 Hillman AW Liverpool - Belfast 'ARDS Airport' cachet bears Jubilee set (FDC) £70 to 85 £84.00
1335
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 range 1st flight covers (6) 2.12.35 R.A.S1st flight new contract London - Glasgow, another London - Belfast with cachet & pilot signed, another Liverpool - Glasgow with cachets, another but pilot signed also, another Glasgow - London cachet & pilot signed, another Glasgow - Liverpool. £60 to 75 £64.00
  • AIRMAILS - EXTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1336
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Imperial Airways Xmas Flight London - Broken Hill official illustrated cover with KGV 9d franking, another but London - Dodoma ½d postal stationery envelope with KGV 1½d + 5d added, Australian National 1932 return Xmas flight London - Melbourne reg. official cover with KGV 4d, 6d & 9d franking. Imperial Airways 1932 1st reg. flight London - Capetown, East Africa flight official cover with 1d, 5d & 9d KGV franking, another but London - Johannesburg official cover Edinburgh - Pretoria, franked KGV 3d + 9d, another but London - Dodoma reg. cover franked 2d block of four + 4d KGV. 1932 Imperial Airways 1st flight through Cyprus to India reg. Bugle - Limassol, franked KGV 1d (2) + 1½d Control Singles. 1932 Imperial Airways first flight new route to India, London - Bahrain, franked KGV 1d & 5d - all bear appropriate back stamps etc. (9) £50 to 65 £120.00
1337
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Imperial Airways 1st Flight new route to India, London - Bahrain special cover intended for distribution to staff, franked KGV 6d (believed about 14 flown) scarce, 1932 Acceptance by Imperial Airways for TATA AW first flight within India 8.10.32 cover Lee on The Solent to Bellary bears cachet & KGV 2d + 6d, Imperial Airways first flight London - Calcutta 1.7.33 official cover franked KGV 3d + 5d - also an unused official cover accompanies, another but posted London - Jodhpur, Imperial AW first flight 9.12.33 London - Bandon franked KGV 5d + 6d, another but London - Bangkok official cover 9.12.33 franked KGV 1d + 10d, all bear appropriate back stamps etc. (7) £40 to 60 £96.00
1338
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Macrobertson Air race Mildenhall - Melbourne cover carried by Turner & Pangborn (3rd in race) & signed by Turner, franked GB KGV ½d + Australia KGV 1d, another but carried by Hewett & Kay (9th in race) flown onto New Zealand 1st ever flight England - N.Z & signed Kay, franked GB KGV 1½d + N.Z 1d. Imperial AW 1st flight London - Budapest 1.4.35 with cachet, another but London - Leipzig, Imperial AW 2nd survey flight Penang - Hong Kong cover from London - Hong Kong 15.10.35 back stamp Victoria & Kowloon - scarce, another but 3rd survey flight 22.10.35, Imperial AW 1st flight London - Kano, Nigeria 9.2.36, all bear appropriate despatch, back stamps, cachets etc. (7) £60 to 75 £105.00
1339
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Imperial Airways 1st Flight, scarce official cover London - Kano, Nigeria, franked KGV 1d, 2d & 3d, British AW first flight London - Malmo 17.3.36, another but London - Copenhagen official cover, British AW/ABA first night flight London - Stockholm 27.7.36, KEVIII FDC of ½d, 1½d & 2½d flown cover London - Warsaw, KEVIII FDC 1d block four flown cover London - Vienna, FDC 10.5.37 franked ½d, 1d, 2½d flown London - Vienna, another flown London - Athens, another FDC for the Coronation 13.5.37 flown London - Vienna, 1937 All up 1st flight London - Belgium 4.10.37, 1938 All up Empire Scheme 1st flight by Imperial AW Southampton - Palestine 23.2.38 cachet, another but Southampton - Rangoon, 1938 first acceptance for flight London - Tehran via Baghdad 7.5.38, All up first flight by Imperial AW Southampton - Kuwait 21.5.39, 1939 4x Pan American 1st flight covers Southampton - New York, similar on special cover, another but Southampton - Shediac, similar but with PAA cachet, all bear despatch receiver c.d.s, appropriate cachets etc. (18) £60 to 75 £130.00
1340
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Imperial Airways 1st Flight Southampton - Botwood 5.8.39 official cover franked KGV 10d & KGVI 5d, similar cover but Southampton - Montreal, A.O.L 1st flight London - New York 24.10.45 official cover with cachet, 1946 All up 1st flight to forces in New Guinea - scarce, B.O.A.C 1st flight London - New York 1.7.46, BEA 1st flight London - Geneva 19.5.47 official cover with letter, Qantas 1st flight London - Sydney 7.12.47 official cover signed by both pilots, 1948 6d Olympic Games Air Letter flown to Adelaide on 1st Day of Issue, B.E.A 1st flight London - Barcelona 23.10.50, B.O.A.C Comet 1st flight London - Johannesburg 2.5.52 official cover, another but London - Entebbe & another London - Beirut, B.O.A.C 1st flight London - Cairo 1.7.52 all with appropriate despatch/receivers etc. (13) £60 to 75 £80.00
1341
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1952-57 range of 16 covers incl. B.O.A.C Comet London - Colombo 11.8.52, another London - Bombay, another London - Bahrain, London - Tokyo, B.E.A London - Palma 14.5.53, Qantas Coronation flight London - Sydney 3.6.53, another London - Honiara, another London - Cocos Islands, another London - New Hebrides, another London - Singapore etc. (16) £40 to 50 £42.00
  • Illustrated covers
1342
Used (on letter or envelope)
ADVERTISING four illustrated letter sheets 1x unused for George Newnes Ltd, London, Packson & Ronald 1859 with 1d Stars, Thos Harding, Leeds 1858 with 4d carmine & Jessop & Sons, Sheffield 1846 stampless to New York, mainly fine. £100 to 120 £100.00
1343
Used (on letter or envelope)
1863-65 2 pages of Punch magazine & 5 pages of Fun magazine used through the post from London to Major Hamilton, Ireland, bearing 1d Stars x2 & 1d Plates x3, unusual items sent though the post, age wear. £120 to 150 N/S
1344
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867 envelope London to Ballybrack Ireland with handrawn pen & ink illustration of steam railway engine with porters carrying a large box bearing the destination address, franked 1d Plate 94, tied London duplex. (1) £70 to 100 £70.00
1345
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881 hand painted (all over) envelope of coastal scene addressed to Wimbledon, franked 1d venetian red, tied 'London My. 19. 81' squared circle. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1346
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 Nov 17 envelope from Thomas Thorne Vaudeville Theatre London & Repertoire Co. to John Ruskin, Rochester franked 1d lilac, tied Berwick squared circle, obverse bears pen & ink hand drawn pen & ink of gentleman standing next to a cart, some minor faults. (1) £50 to 70 £74.00
1347
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 envelope from London to Bristol showing a fine water colour painting of a young girl, by George Henry Edwards (1859-1918) a member of the Royal Academy, superb artwork, some very minor faults to reverse, franked 1d lilac, tied London double ring c.d.s. £180 to 200 £280.00
  • Mail to or from overseas destinations
1348
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 Sep 26th cover to Genoa, franked 1d stars + fine examples of the 4d Large Garter, tied London '18' barred oval numerals, obverse bears Calais transit, oval 'P.O' and 'Coulton & Co/London' oval company h/stamp, rare franking. (1) £100 to 130 £130.00
1349
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 cover London to New York franked 4d Medium Garter SG. 63 (three examples - one with perf. faults), tied London '10' district barred oval numerals. Cover endorsed 'Per RMS Persia' & reverse dated Mr.7.56 (Medium Garter 4d only released on 25th Feb). Some cover faults but very scarce. Cat. £1575 as three used stamps. £100 to 120 N/S
1350
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 two covers from Manchester to Caracas, Venezuela, franked 1s Pl.9, tied barred oval '498' another cover from Manchester to Porto Rico, franked 1s Pl.8 (2) - one being damaged, tied barred ovals '498' - both covers bear double ring 'Manchester/1 Ap 74/PAID c.d.s. in red, both bear 'Henry & 6' company h/stamp in blue. (2) £50 to 80 £50.00
1351
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881 May 19th envelope from Manchester to Auckland, New Zealand, franked 1s orange brown Pl.13 (SG.151), tied by fine Manchester duplex, reverse Fallowfield c.d.s. & Auckland receiver, obverse m/s via San Francisco, cover faults and adhesive minor fault. Rare franking, Cat. £1800 on cover. (1) £100 to 130 £135.00
1352
Used (on letter or envelope)
1884 May 9th envelope to Sierra Leone, franked 4d grey brown, SG.160, Pl.18, tied Edinburgh duplex, obverse bears h/stamp 1d in red, reverse Sierra Leone c.d.s. for My 25th. £40 to 50 £52.00
1353
Used (on letter or envelope)
1885 mourning envelope to Natal, franked 6d green (good colour), SG.194, tied by a Sidmouth squared circle Nov. 19.85, re-directed to Barberton, Moodies with a Natal 4d brown adhesive tied by a Newcastle, Natal c.d.s. for 21. 12. 85, endorsed 'Via Plymouth, pr Athenian, No. 20. 1885' fine & attractive. £180 to 200 £180.00
1354
Used (on letter or envelope)
1892 2x stitched envelopes being Coffee samples to Switzerland, bearing 2½d lilac perfined Hayn Roman & Co & 1d lilac + ½d similarly perfined, unusual. (2) £80 to 100 £80.00
1355
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 S.T.O. 2½d stationery envelope uprated with 2x 1d lilacs, registered to Germany stamp tied by three strikes 'R' in oval, below London Chief Office d/stamp reverse German receiver. £50 to 65 N/S
1356
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 Aug 3rd ½a Indian stationery envelope uprated 2a adhesive to Aberdeen & tied Clevedon duplex then re-directed to Bath with 1d lilac, also tied Clevedon duplex, reverse bears Clevedon c.d.s. & Bath Station office receiver. (1) £40 to 60 £66.00
1357
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Nov 16th Insured registered 4½d envelope uprated with 1d + 2/6d seahorse from London to Czechoslovakia, bears fine 'Kandrzin - Oderberg/Balnpost/Zug 341 - 18.11.33' oval, insured for £179. £50 to 70 £100.00
  • Postal Stationery
1358
Used (on letter or envelope)
ADVERTISING RING for W. H. Smith & Son, London, printed 2d stationery wrapper with same colour printed surround, some tone marks, scarce. £40 to 50 £45.00
1359   Used on piece or front
DOUBLE COMPOUND POSTAL STATIONERY cut-outs comprising 8x unused QV & 2x KGV plus a used selection of 48 other pairs, some duplication, mainly fine. (58) £80 to 100 £370.00
1360
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV (8) & KGVI (1) Provisional unused compound reg. envelopes comprising RP31Ga, Gb, RP32Gb, RP32F, RP33Gb, RP33F, RP35b, RP37 & RP37G - Total Cat. Huggins £260, fine condition. £80 to 100 N/S
1361
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV postal stationery envelopes incl. four double compounds & singles up to 10d comprising Huggins ES46 (Cat. £7.50), ES47 (Cat. £7.50), ES49 (Cat. £20), ES50 (Cat. £60), ES51 (Cat. £60), ES54 (Cat. £75), ESC742 (Cat. £40), ESC743 (Cat. £40), ESC747 (Cat. £50), ESC762 (Cat. £50) - Total Cat. £410, all very fine unused. (9) £180 to 220 £230.00
1362
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV unused reg. envelopes (5) - 3d values Huggins RPF 2b (Cat. £25), RPF 3a (Cat. £35) & 3b (Cat. £60), 4d values RPF6 (Cat £70) & RPF8 (Cat. £50) - Total Cat. £240, very fine. £80 to 100 N/S
1363
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI 4½d reg envelope unused H2 size, RP47, Cat. £100 & RP51, Cat. £130 with additional 1d attached, very fine & scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1364
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI 4½d reg envelopes unused K size, RP47, Cat. £200 - some faults, RP68, Cat. £50 & H size RP68, Cat. £40. The RP47 being very scarce. (3) £80 to 100 N/S
1365
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI 5½d reg envelope unused K size, RP53 Cat. £200, very scarce & very fine. £80 to 100 N/S
1366
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI 5½d reg envelope unused F size, comprises RP59 Cat. £15, RP61 Cat. £50, RP62 Cat. £40, RP64 Cat £30, RP65 (XXXX), G size RP59 Cat. £12.50, RP64 Cat. £45, RP66 Cat. £15 & RP65 - rare mainly very fine. £80 to 120 N/S
1367
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI selection of 3x 5½d reg envelopes unused H2 size, RP52 (Cat. £125), RP53 (Cat. £125), H size, RP60 (Cat. £125), all very scarce & very fine. £100 to 120 N/S
1368    Used
POSTAL STATIONERY CUT-OUT QV - KGV selection of mainly used cut-outs, total of approx 820 housed on hagner leaves or album pages, some duplication. £100 to 120 £160.00
1369
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV 2d blue unused envelopes (6), 3 undated dies with silk threads, light & dark shades incl. one ovptd SPECIMEN in red - applied from the Postal Notices, plus 3 other dated dies, mainly fine - VF. (3) £80 to 120 N/S
1370
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV 3d rose Dies, selection incl. ovptd SPECIMEN on May 1859 notice, 5x unused double compound envelopes, 3x double cut outs, 3x unused Advertising rings & 3 used - one in conjunction with 1½d W. H. Smith & Son, cancelled SS/F (very scarce), mainly fine. (16) £120 to 150 £180.00
1371
 Used
QV ADVERTISING RINGS selection on 42 cut round rings, various values - companies are W. H. Smith, Smith Elder, The Home News & Stafford Smith - all are used in mixed condition. £100 to 120 N/S
1372
Used (on letter or envelope)
SELECTION of 8 unused postcards - 6x QV, 2x KGV & 15 unused envelopes 2x KGV, 3x KGVI & 10x QEII, each with original wrapper, unusual lot. £80 to 100 N/S
1373
Used (on letter or envelope)
TELEGRAM selection of 50 unused telegrams, some decorative, various companies - Imperial, Marconi, Cable & Wireless, Western Union, commercial & The Post Office, very fine. £150 to 200 N/S
1374   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII miscellaneous accumulation of unused items in a box incl. QV 2d envelope, ½d pink 'green' postcard, 1924 Wembley 1d postcard, then virtually all QEII incl. early 2d Alliance Insurance Advert, duplicated 4d letter cards with original wrappers, range air letters incl. Forces Mail. £50 to 60 N/S
1375
Used (on letter or envelope)
1870 1d pink envelope with advertising ring for Parkins & Gotto of Oxford Street, fine unused. (1) £80 to 100 £110.00
1376
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) £50 to 65 £68.00
1377
Used (on letter or envelope)
1904-39 selection of covers (34) each bearing frankings of postal stationery cut-outs incl. multiple & mixed frankings. £80 to 100 N/S
1378
Used (on letter or envelope)
TELEGRAPH FORMS (2) 915 9d dark brown Huggins TP45, 1920 9d dark brow + 3d violet Huggins TP22, both very fine. (2) Cat. £300 £180 to 220 £200.00
1379
Used (on letter or envelope)
1951 5½d brown registered envelope (3), 1st fine unused - others used with faults (one with part back missing), reg Norwood, Cat. £100 each Huggins R53 XXXX - very few known. (3) £100 to 120 N/S
  • Railway Covers
1380
 Unused
 Used
RAILWAY LETTER/PARCEL STAMPS selection of 42 incl. Preston & Wyre, Lancashire & Yorkshire, Great Central, Manchester Sheffield & Lincolnshire etc. some duplication. £80 to 100 £125.00
1381
Used (on letter or envelope)
1881-1958 selection of 31 covers associated with Railway Companies, incl. embossed flaps, security perfins etc. £20 to 40 £86.00
  • Miscellaneous postal history
1382
Used (on letter or envelope)
CACHETED PPC's selection of 60+ noted several Lands End types, Snaefell summit, Several summit of Snowdon, Watch Tower Beachy Head, John O'Groats House, Watersmeet Lynmouth etc. £40 to 65 N/S
1383
Used (on letter or envelope)
EPHEMERA G.P.O leaflets, cards, booklets on various subjects incl. telephones, telegrams, rates, savings, bank etc. fine condition, unusual lot. (36) £80 to 100 £105.00
1384
Used (on letter or envelope)
OFFICIAL MAIL selection of 54 items mainly unused Official Letter Sheets - some used incl. Admiralty book post & Buckingham Palace Paid. Unusual lot. (54) £100 to 150 N/S
1385   Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL HISTORY & EPHEMERA ACCUMULATION of QV-QEII approx 300 items incl. Telegrams, Vaccination Certificates, Registered & Official Mail, instructional marks, POW Air Letter, War Economy envelopes, Post Office literature incl. P.O Notice. Good postal stationery items throughout, an interesting lot to view. £120 to 150 £300.00
1386   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII Postal History selection of 160 items incl. Postal Stationery, Registered, Instructional Markings, Newspaper Branch, Wembley Exhibition, Maritime, Duplexes, various c.d.s's, Censored, Special Event etc. Useful lot in mainly fine condition. £200 to 250 £220.00
1387   Used (on letter or envelope)
Ditto as above, a similar lot. £200 to 250 £230.00
1388
Used (on letter or envelope)
1825-98 range of covers incl. 1841 1d covers (16) incl. undated circle of 'Hill' Egremont, Stafford Street etc. (28) £50 to 60 £86.00
1389
  LETTER WEIGHT 1839 Post Office 1oz weight originally from a portable letter scale with Coat of Arms & inscribed 'The Post Office Letter Weight + Registered No. 1 Pursuant to 2 Vic. CH17/For H. Hooper 12 Aug 1839 for Rowland Hills Plan of Penny Postage.' (1) £80 to 100 £130.00
1390   Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGV collection in album of 109 mainly PPC with squared circle cancels, majority KEVII period. £50 to 60 £54.00
1391
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 Dec 30th reg cover from Manchester to Pudsey, franked 4d Pl.13 fee + 1d red Pl.165 postage tied barred oval '498' obliterator, 4d also tied by fine oval 'Registered/30 Dec 74/Manchester d/stamp in red. (1) £50 to 65 N/S
1392   Used (on letter or envelope)
1890 Penny Post Jubilee. Edison blue broadsheet showing 12 various Penny Post Jubilee 2.Jy.90 date stamps, very unusual & scarce, some age wear. (1) £100 to 130 N/S
1393   Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 Queen Victoria's Commemoration 20x printed envelopes for the 1837/97 Prince of Wales Hospital Fund for London, with original Thos De La Rue wrapper band, unusual, fine condition. £60 to 80 N/S
1394   Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
1917-18 The War Bond Campaign, fine collection of superbly written 16 page society display incl. Cinderella labels, War Savings Association cards, The Silver Bullet Official Bulletin, a selection of covers bearing good quality slogan cancels incl. Feed the Guns/With War Bonds, several fine RP postcards depicting the Tank at various locations in the UK. Further selections of covers & cards slogans on piece etc. Nice lot, incl. some supporting literature. £150 to 200 £240.00
 
   
       
   
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