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Stamp auction - 11 November 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 November 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 137 - GB Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • England
2089   Used (on letter or envelope)
NORTHUMBERLAND & DURHAM 18th/19thC legal correspondence to Alnwick & Newcastle upon Tyne with variety of postal markings from many areas incl. London, different straight line, mileage & undated circles of Newcastle, Berwick, Durham, Belford, Warkworth, Morpeth & Wooler - worth inspection, condition mixed. (105) £150.00 £220.00
2090   Used (on letter or envelope)
NORTHUMBERLAND (mainly) 18th/19thC - a further early E.L group with variety postal markings, legal correspondence to Newcastle & Alnwick. (115) £150.00 £220.00
2091   Used (on letter or envelope)
NORTHUMBERLAND 19thC solicitors corres. to Alnwick, Northumberland all with 1d red imperf or perf in varied condition, to check. (30) £60.00 £64.00
  • Scotland
2092   Used (on letter or envelope)
ABERDEENSHIRE 23 Sept 1868 OHMS m/s endorsed poster, being a Royal Proclamation extending Parliament to 26 Nov 1868, franked 1d Stars, tied Aberdeen duplex.(1) £70.00 £72.00
2093   Used (on letter or envelope)
1818-60 range covers with variou markings incl. straight line BALFRON, Castle/Street (several), Hanover St U.C, Charlotte/Place, Duke/Street, Stafford/Street, Cumbernaul U.C, Paid at/Dundee, Paid at/Aberdeen, Barhead/Penny Post, straight line Helensburgh etc. also 9x Parcel Post labels. £100.00 £160.00
  • Wales
Used (on letter or envelope)
Stampless envelope with original letter to Philadelphia. The envelope flap with decorated oval showing illustration of Cardiff Castle, used from Bradford with Leeds transit 19 cents & US Packet date stamp. Very scarce & unusual item. £150.00 £220.00
  • Maritime
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 Cover Liverpool to London franked 1d Stars, tied Liverpool Spoon 22 Jy 1854 obv. shows pictorial oval shape 'FORWARDED BY EDWARDS, SANDFORD & CO, LONDON, NEW YORK & LIVERPOOL' forwarding agents cachet depiction ship. Very attractive cover. £80.00 £96.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 PPC of cruise ship S.Y. Ceylon addressed to London, 1d rate franked KEVII ½d (2), tied Newcastle upon Tyne c.d.s. & two strikes of two line 'SHIP LETTER/NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE'. £100.00 N/S
  • Military
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 WWI cover franked KGV 1d with six sided 'Passed Field Censor' mark in red & rare 'BY KINGS MESSENGER' hand stamp in red, addressed to Earls Court. £100.00 £90.00
  • Postal Stationery
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844 1d pink stationery env. from Dublin to London being a superb strike of the distinctive Dublin MC. (1) £50.00 £52.00
2099   Used (on letter or envelope)
1872 Vaccination Certificates ½d green Type TW2 Form D (2) to Bury with single fold, good to fine, also Notice of Requirement of Vaccination (three folds) to Shoreditch - poor. (3) £40.00 £46.00
  • Railway Covers
2100   Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 Cover to Kent (moss envelope) franked KGVI 1½d plus 'London Midland & Scottish' 1d & 2d Railway Parcel stamps ovptd Didsbury, cancelled by a boxed Didsbury L.M.S 48 16 Mar 1940 d/stamp, adhesive cancelled London/Post Early in The Day, endorsed 'Express Rail Fee 3d paid to London' £40.00 £54.00
  • Royalty
2101   Used (on letter or envelope)
WILLIAM IV (1765-1837) note (signed William), St James 12th November 1829 'What does all this mean'. £70.00 £60.00
  • Miscellaneous postal history
2102   Used (on letter or envelope)
1830 - Circa 1960, cover album with 1830 EL - contents refer to slavery abolition, 1874 cover with election notice, QV postal stationery, 1899 1d cards with SASSNITZ-TRELLEBORG Swedish Ferry postmarks. 1928-34 illustrated flight covers (8) incl. different Railway Air Services, KGV fine commemorative illustrated covers, subjects Maryland - Voyage of Ark & Dove, Richard Cromwell, Shakespeare & Raleigh, KGVI FDC's & Transatlantic Airs. 1959 Pres. Eisenhower visit to GB, Europe & China all illustrated (4). A most attractive group. (56) £150.00 £220.00
2103   Used (on letter or envelope)
1830-60 E.L's, covers incl. addressed to Dean of St Patrick's - Dublin with 1d red imperfs from Cheltenham/Bristol area, some have UDC of Temple Cloud on rev, another UDC of Yoxford, Suffolk, 1854 'too late' GPO mark, 3 line BRISTOL/PY postmarks, pair 1845/46 covers with UDC Temple Cloud cancelling stamp, contrary to regulations. (68) £100.00 £160.00
2104   Used (on letter or envelope)
1847-50 selection of returned paid letters, good to fine. (8) £70.00 £82.00
2105   Used (on letter or envelope)
1881-1966 Covers & postcards with range of cancels incl. h/stamp 1d marks, Railway T.P.O's, Paquebots, Dues incl. Ireland, postal stationery & some attractive frankings. (69) £60.00 £105.00
2106   Used (on letter or envelope)
SOLICITORS CORRESPONDENCE 19th/20thC large quantity corres. with covers, postcards (with filing holes), telegrams much official mail, receipts etc. in very mixed condition. Interesting lot, needs sorting. (qty) £50.00 £130.00
2107   Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Silver Jubilee ½d, 1d & 2½d cancelled Sutton Coldfield '24 JY/35' on gold GPO greetings telegram env. with enclosed form also cancelled, sent airmail to Athens with arrival b/stamp. Most attractive & rare usage on 1st official day of use for this telegram, SG.453/56. £300.00 N/S
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