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Sale 153 - Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • "Postal history collections & accumulations, miscellaneous etc."
1582
Used (on letter or envelope)
ACCUMULATION in carton of 100's covers incl. postal stationery, Newspaper Branch, special events, undated circles etc. All periods incl. many 'run of the mill' common types. £100 to 150 £100.00
1583
Used (on letter or envelope)
FREE FRANK FRONTS - old album containing 768, some with additional markings, signatures for research. £500 to 600 £500.00
1584
Used (on letter or envelope)
MODERN ALBUM containing 59 covers with strength in Yorkshire, noted 1756 EL Richmond to Lord Somersville Nr Edinburgh, reverse bears RICH/MOND, 1790 cover to York bears s/line WETHERBY then turned & sent to Aberford, bearing KNARES/BOROUGH, 1791 EL to London with s/line RIPPON 1809 to London bears OTLEY mileage, 1814 cover to Lancaster bears KNARESBOROUGH mileage, 1823 to London bears SNAITH u/c, 1832 EL to London bears RIPLEY.PENNY POST, 1843 PATELEY BRIDGE u/c etc. £100 to 120 £340.00
1585
Used (on letter or envelope)
MODERN ALBUM containing 140 covers with strength in Yorkshire with much Harrogate. Highlights incl. 1794 HARROW/GATE, 1789 s/line York, 1799 s/line York, 1782 & 1784 BOROUGH/BRIDGE, 1799 WETHERBY u/c, 1807 HARROW/GATE, 1821 missent cover with s/line KNARESBOROUGH & HARROGATE/PENNY, 1835 HARROGATE/PENNY POST, 1835 RIPPON/PENNY POST, 1843 BARNSLEY Traveller, 1844 Tickhill u/c, 1847 Life Assurance notice bears Elland/Penny Post, 1824 & 1827 Harrogate circular mileage marks in red, 1869 pen & ink hand illustrated cover to Notting Hill depicts a man smoking a pipe etc. Viewing recommended. £300 to 350 £500.00
1586
Used (on letter or envelope)
THE ISLAND POSTMARKS OF ENGLAND & NORTHERN IRELAND & CHANNEL ISLANDS collection in album of stamps, stamps on piece or covers QV to early QEII comprising barred oval numerals, duplex's, c.d.s's etc. highlights incl. Anglesey incl. Bodorgen parcel post label Uwith Jubilee 2d strip, 19-1930's flight covers. Isle of Man several covers,/pieces noted 1869 1d red cover with lower duplex, cover for Scilly Is 1865, 1924 Scilly 1s covers franked KGV 1½d, Caldey 1s cds's on KGVI reg - Caldey 1s cover, Whale Is postmark - numerals on 1d reds, c.d.s on 1953 KGVI cover, Thanet numerals on 1d reds, Mersia 1s on KGVI covers, Grain & Foulness Islands on KGVI covers, Lundy incl. 1940's Puffin covers, Jersey incl. 1841 cover to London bears Jersey My. 20, 18_0 date slug error arc c.d.s, Jersey St Aubin on 2d KGV cover Rathlin on KGVI covers (3), Boa Is on KGVI cover etc. Very interesting collection offered intact. (236 items) £250 to 300 £920.00
1587
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL HISTORY selection of covers & cards on leaves (approx 65) incl. undated entire letter from Battle to Ashburnham, bears BATTLE/57 mileage mark inside & coloured illustration of a dancing man with a ship in the background, 1827 blue boxed WARWICK/PY.POST, 1828 Horsham/Penny Post, 1838 Ipswich/Penny Post, PPC's with slogan cancels, Postage Dues, Spoon cancels, also incl. odd Telegraph stamps. £80 to 100 £250.00
1588
Used (on letter or envelope)
1834 Money Letter from Manchester to Abingdon, original contents £5 2s, endorsed 'Money' & pre-paid at double the 10d rate for 120-170 miles @ 1/8d, cover bears on obverse - circular 'PAID/AT/MANCHESTER' in red. £150 to 200 N/S
1589
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII collection of 230 covers housed in two cover albums inc. 1840 1d (close margins) on cover Hull to London, 1841 1d covers, Perf 1d red covers (several), QV ½d postcards, 1d lilac covers, later incl. KGVI/QEII Congress covers, 1911 Coronation Aerial Post envelope to East Indies etc. £150 to 200 £280.00
1590
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905 PPC franked ½d Edward tied by the Type 2, POSTED IN ADVANCE/M.R./1905/FOR DELIVERY ON XMAS DAY, oval h/stamp. £30 to 40 £30.00
1591
 Used
Used on piece or front
KGV (predominantly) accumulation of covers (100's) 1920's-40's many addressed to Rev. Dr. W. G. Scroggie at Edinburgh, Chichester, mainly with 1½d frankings, ½d + 1d etc, a couple of covers with KGV 2/6d frankings, also some Edwardian PPC's with duplex cancels, then a number of packets of duplicated KGV stamps on & off paper etc. Viewing recommended. £150 to 200 N/S
  • England
1592
Used (on letter or envelope)
DURHAM (STANLEY COLLIERY) WWI period printed Christmas card to James Allison from the workmen and officials of West Stanley Colliery, accompanied by patriotic hand painted envelope with flags, shield & crown, addressed to Miss Mills, Cape Colony, South Africa, franked with a Cape of Good Hope 1d stamp (not posted). £40 to 50 £35.00
1593
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1739-1835 range of five pre stamp covers incl. 1739 EL from London to Flintshire, bears 29/DE Bishop Mark, m/s 4d, endorsed 'By the Chester Bag to Northop,' 1785 entire to Bridgewater, Somerset bears 5/FEB Bishop Mark. £60 to 75 £74.00
1594
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1845-1955 range of covers incl. 1840 Jy.6 One Penny Mulready letter sheet used locally to Islington, cancelled red MC & bears boxed T.P/Woolwich in black (Mulready has repaired tear), 1841 1d red covers (13) many four margined - all used from London, 1868 envelope franked 1d Pl.102, tied London duplex for Feb 15th bearing on the obverse a Valentine message etc. (24) £55 to 65 £125.00
1595
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1795-1910 range of covers/cards (25) incl. 1795 cover from Otley to Deans Yard, Westminster, bears convex 'OTLEY,' 1842 & 1844 Masham/Penny Post on 1841 1d covers, 1849 cover with pair 1841 1d red, bears Patley Bridge u.c in green, superb Ripon skeleton 1843 1d cover bears Pateley Bridge u.c in red. £70 to 85 £88.00
1596
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (mainly) range of 60 covers incl. the odd front with strength in Harrogate & Otley, noted 1805 HARROW/GATE, 1824 front bearing boxed Harrogate/Penny Post in red, Harrogate Mileage marks, 1840 Cottingham.Penny Post etc. £100 to 120 £165.00
1597
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE 1844 envelope addressed to Green Bank, Halifax, bears boxed 'PAID/1d' with 'Holmes' in upright of 'I' obverse also bears Otley Ju.6.1844 c.d.s. in bright green. Scarce & attractive. £100 to 120 £220.00
1598
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1787-1947 range of covers (15) incl. 1787 EL from Harrogate to Richmond bearing fine HARROW/GATE, 1825 front bearing boxed red Harrogate/Py Post, 1845 & 1851 two covers bearing the Harrogate error numeral, odd later items with Harrogate cancels, PPC of Burnt Yates P.O & Yorkshire Agricultural Show (both RP's), odd items of ephemera etc. (23) £50 to 60 £62.00
1599
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1806-1936 range of 44 covers/cards written up on leaves incl. 1806 entire from Huntingdon to Low Harrogate, bears Huntingdon mileage & HARROW/GATE re-directed to South Carlton, Lincs, 1841 Harrowgate mileage, 1831 boxed Harrowgate/Penny Post in red, 1834 cover to Amsterdam bears Paid at Harrogate marks in red and Engeland/over Rotterdam in red. Later incl. duplexes on 1d reds, stationery, double ring cancels, Sub P.O's incl. Starbeck c.d.s, Oatlands Mount c.d.s, slogan cancels, Postage Due marks etc. £60 to 70 £80.00
1600
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1815-1920's range of covers & cards incl. 1815 entire from St. Petersburg to Whitby & redirected to Harrogate, 1832 Harrogate double arc circular d/stamp in red, 1846 1d pink envelope from London to Lowe Ousegate - mis-sent to Harrogate, later several duplex cancels, reg mail, Sub P.O marks etc. (35) £50 to 65 £54.00
1601
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1818-1960 range of 32 covers or postcards + the odd item of ephemera, written up on leaves incl. 1818 Free cover Harrogate to Lincolns Inn Fields, London, bears Harrogate mileage mark, 1831 circular Paid at Harrogate - on front, 1910 reg cover to Bradford, franked pair 1½d Edwards, bears large reg label, cancelled superb purple rubber Pannal Ash, accompanied by a fine real photo PPC of Pannal Ash Village, 1915 envelope from Hampsthwaite to Red Cross P.O.W Agency, Geneva, bears circular Post Free Prisoners of War P.C' several PPCs bearing Sub Office c.d.s's. £50 to 65 £150.00
1602
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1825-1850's range of covers/cards/ephemera written up on leaves incl. 1825 Official cover from London to Ripley Castle, re-directed to Lincolnshire via York, bears Harrogate undated circular mileage mark in red, York mileage in black, Crown FREE mark in red, 1845 Harrogate to Blackburn bears Low Harrogate undated circle, later incl. 1904-09 postcards with postage due marks, slogan cancels on cards & on pieces, also odd items of ephemera etc. (36 + pieces) £60 to 75 £50.00
1603
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1826-1890's range of 24 covers/cards/ephemera written up on leaves incl. 1826 undated red circular mileage mark, 1830 undated red circular (without mileage) mark, from Low Harrogate to Knaresborough rated 4d, 1833 Paid at Harrogate red circular mark, 1841 1d cover bears Ripley, Yorks undated circle, 1852 cover franked 1841 1d red, bears s/line LOW HARROGATE in blue, black h/struck '1' etc. Later incl. sideways duplex cancels etc. £50 to 65 £135.00
1604
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1826-1940's range of covers written up on leaves incl. 1826 circular mileage mark HARROWGATE 200 in red, 1833 cover to Waterford, Ireland, bears circular 'Paid at Harrogate,' 1834 cover to Spa, Netherlands, bears circular 'Paid at Harrogate,' London tombstone & framed Angleterre/Par Ostende, 1837 cover to Oporto, Portugal with circular 'Paid at Harrogate' 1841 1d covers incl. Low Harrogate undated circle. Later incl. postage due covers, PPC's incl. Edwardian PPC, bears 'POSTED AT Harrogate UNDER/COVER TO THE POSTMASTER OF Dublin' etc. (25) £50 to 65 £110.00
1605
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1828 - later range of pre-stamp covers (2) and postcards (approx 29) written up on leaves incl. 1828 boxed HARROWGATE/PENNY POST,' 1833 boxed 'TO PAY 1D ONLY' in black & 'HARROWGATE/PENNY POST' in red, useful range of c.d.s, Sub P.O marks on PPC's, slogan cancels etc. £50 to 65 £50.00
1606
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1831-1910 range of covers/cards (21) incl. 1833 entire from Harrogate with dotted boxed No 3 receiving house, 1838 entire from Harrogate to Hexham with m/s 'Missent to South Shields,' 1841 Ripley u.c, 1846 cover from South Stanley to Leeds via Ripley & Harrogate, reverse bears a superb 'South Stanley' u.c, 1850 Low Harrogate u.c, 1885 cover London to Harrogate redirected to Fort William, North Britain bears hand struck 1d of Harrogate m/s 'To be forwarded,' PPC of Cyclists Rest, The Star Inn - Ripley etc. £40 to 50 £48.00
1607
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) 1833-1954 range of covers, postcards & items of ephemera incl. 1841 1d covers bearing Low Harrogate undated circles, 1906 novelty leather postcard from USA to Harrogate, PPC with postage dues, 1954 reg Harrogate cover cancelled with Mobile P.O (Yorkshire show), Grand Opera House illustrated programme etc. (34) £50 to 65 £50.00
1608
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (HARROGATE) collection of mainly postcards written up on leaves incl. QV cards (used), 1902 'Contrary to regs' h/stamp, 1913 very fine 'MISDIRECTED TO' on PPC, rane of slogan cancels, 1967 telegram to Harrogate from the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace, also Yorkshire Show Harrogate covers (4), 1926 Express 1½d stationery envelope uprated ½d + 4d cancelled Show Ground c.d.s's, two reg covers for 1929 bearing PUC defins with Royal Show Harrogate c.d.s's, two Royal Show certificates of posting etc. £80 to 100 £155.00
1609
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE PRE-STAMP - QEII collection incl. 1793 entire from Hull to Knaresborough, bears circular 'STOCKTON,' 1818 Pontefract/181 mileage, 1793 Wetherby s/line (faint strike), 1834 Wetherby mileage, 1828 'Paid at Harrogate' circular mark in red, 1826 circular harrogate mileage mark in red, 1d red Imperf covers, 1841 letter from Birmingha, to Knaresborough bears MISSENT/TO/YORK,' 1835 letter from Col. Mashall to Mr. Coates with reference to - petition for Mr Senlor's appointment as Postmaster of Harrogate, 1865 two redirected covers, each with handstruck 1d charge marks. 1911 Prosepct Hotel illustrated envelope from Harrogate to Switzerland, postage due covers, PPC's incl. Royal Bath Hostital Hall decorated for the Coronation of King Edward VII, items of ephemera incl. Queen Alexandria's Memorial Service, Harrogate, 1921 Philatelic Congress cover with publicity label etc. Interesting lot with over 150 covers + pieces/stamps/ephemera etc. Viewing recommended. £250 to 300 £420.00
1610
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (KNARESBOROUGH) 1789-1910 range of covers/cards (37) written up on leaves incl. 1789 entire from Knaresborough to York with fine KNARES/BOROUGH, 1793 front with horseshoe KNARESBOROUGH, 1819 Knaresborough mileage, 1829 Knaresborough circular mileage, later incl. duplexes, PPC with skeleton c.d.s's, rubber c.d.s, RP - Oldest Chemist Shop in England, The Square, House Boat etc. £60 to 70 £60.00
1611
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (KNARESBOROUGH) 1790-1915 range of covers & cards incl. 1790 entire Knaresborough to London, bears KNARES/BOROUGH, 1823 cover to York, bears circular Knaresborough mileage, another for 1826, 1844 cover Knaresborough to Ripon, franked three margined penny black, reverse bears first Type Knaresborough c.d.s, later incl. duplexes, skeleton h/stamps etc. (30+) £60 to 80 £88.00
1612
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (RIPON) 1790-1920 range of covers/cards written up on leaves incl. 1790 Rippon s/line marks (4) one with fancy circular 'FREE/A,' 1800 horseshoe RIPPON on cover to London, 1801 Rippon mileage & redirected with inspector's star, 1822 circular mileage on cover to Settle, 1836 & 1837 Rippon/Penny Post, later incl. duplex & numeral h/stamp, a few PPC's etc. (27) £80 to 100 £280.00
1613
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (RIPON) range of 37 covers/cards/ephemera presented on leaves, postmarks incl. Sub Offices, Ripon Camp, rubbers, skeleton, duplex, 1870 licence to keep dog, 1863 document from York Castle with ref to the transfer of prisoners, 1870 licence for male servants, carriages, horses, males & armorial bearings etc. £60 to 75 £170.00
1614
Used (on letter or envelope)
YORKSHIRE (YORK) 1842-76 range of covers incl. 1841 'Pd 2' h/stamp in red on York General Gaol printed list of prisoners, 1842 'Pd 1' on cover from York to Knaresborough, 1847 envelope to Rev. A. Manby at Knaresborough, franked 1841 2d four margins, tied barred oval '930' for York. (12 covers + 6 PPC's) £50 to 65 £170.00
  • Scotland
1615
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
THE ISLAND POSTMARKS OF SCOTLAND collection in album with stamps on piece or covers, QV to early QEII comprising numeral cancels, locals, various c.d.s's etc. incl. Orkney with KEVIII set on reg. envelope from St. Margaret's Hope, another from Kirkwall, KGV period PPC cancelled Burray Is, Shetland Is incl. QV 6d chestnut pair & 2d Jubilee strip of three cancelled by Baltasound Mail bag seals, 1871 1d red cover, tied Lerwick duplex, KEVIII 3 vals on reg Lerwick cover, KEVIII sets on six covers incl. reg. from Mid Yell, Aith, Unst, Sumburgh, Ulsta. 1918 PPC cancelled Papa Stour, War Time censored card cancelled Mid Yell, covers cancelled 1854 Foula, 1954 Fair Is, 1852 envelope from Lewis to Edinburgh, more from Skye, Mull incl. local cancels, 1d reds on piece, Auchnacraig & Bunessan etc. and many more to view. Super lot offered intact. £450 to 550 £1250.00
  • AIRMAILS - INTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1616
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Coronation UK Aerial Post brown card to Upper Norwood box 3 postmark, brown card to Kent box 4 pmk, emergency printed envelope with inset message to Quebec, Canada no 3 pmk 12.9.11 ink marks at left - still a scarce item, unused brown aerial postcard. (4) £50 to 70 £100.00
1617
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924-48 collection written up on leaves of first flight covers (12) incl. 1924 May 2nd Belfast - Liverpool experimental flight flown by Cobham, 1934 May 29th Highland Airways Kirkwall - Inverness (Leonard's cover) pilot signed E. H. Coleman, 1934 Dec 1st Highland Airways Kirkwall - Wick Official cover with semi-official (150 flown), another but Wick - Inverness, 1936 Nov 2nd West Coast Air Services Liverpool - Isle of Man with cachet & pilot signed, another but Isle of Man - Liverpool, 1937 Nov 23rd Allied Airways Lerwick - Aberdeen (Shetland Times cover) pilot signed, 1939 July 31st Scottish Airways Kirkwall - North Ronaldsay, field cover with Orkney Herald press cutting, 1944 Jan 18th Scottish Airways Air Ministry flight Glasgow - Stornoway with receiving cachet - scarce official mail etc. £150 to 180 £260.00
  • AIRMAILS - EXTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1618
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 AB Aero-transport 1928 Aug 31st 4th experimental flight London - Stockholm, franked 6d with cachet, 1929 Aug 26th RUSSELL experimental return flight Croydon - Galway franked PUC 1½d (1829 error), 1931 Dec 9th Imperial Airways Christmas flight London - Cape Town Official cover with Croydon Aerodrome pmk (only 55 of these), 1932 Jan 27th similar as previous but Official cover London - Cape Town & flown on return flight Cape Town - London, scarce double flight, 1931 Dec 9th Imperial Airways Schneider Trophy postcard London - Cape Town. (5) £70 to 85 £94.00
1619
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-53 range of first flight covers (6) incl. 1931 Dec 9th Imperial Airways Official cover from London - Nairobi and then on to Zanzibar by rail + air - scarce, 1931 Dec 9th Imperial Airways London - Nairobi and then on to Dar Es Salaam by rail + air with cachet & vignette, 1932 Australian National Airways experimental flight London - Sydney signed by Kingsford Smith, 1932 Oct 1st Imperial Airways London - Bahrain scarce Official staff cover (14 flown), 1934 Apr 14th first flight through mail London - Kuala Lumpur scarce Imperial Airways test cover. £90 to 120 £90.00
  • Illustrated covers
1620
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867-68 four small envelopes each addressed to Mr & Mrs Gell at High Harrogate, all bear 1d red Plates, tied Leamington duplexes, with well executed pen & ink illustrations. £150 to 200 £230.00
1621
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899 envelope from Leeds to Broughton Astley, franked 1d lilac with watercolour painting of a man fishing 'I'll just drop you a line' adhesive tied Leeds c.d.s, reverse Rugby Station Oct 16th receiving c.d.s, envelope has some tones, still quite attractive, accompanied by a 1906 PPC bearing a ½d Edward, obverse bears an all over pen & ink hand drawn illustration of someone in a night gown holding a candle. (2) £80 to 100 £110.00
1622
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 City Imperial Volunteers hand painted illustrated patriotic envelope, also a cover front addressed to the editor of 'The Regiment' bears a hand painted caricature of General Roberts in negative, PPC Spion Kop, Natal accompanies. (3) £200 to 250 £260.00
1623
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902 printed envelope depicting illustrations of the seven King Edwards showing six illustrations plus 1d stamp of the current King, stamp tied by double ring London c.d.s. for Aug 27.02 sent locally in London, cover has vertical crease away from adhesive. £50 to 70 £92.00
1624
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906 envelope, backing paper adhering to the reverse, from Castletown to Devonport franked 1d Edward tied Castletown double ring, cds shows a delightful run & incl. drawing of a Sailor holding a letter with a bird, cat & monkey. Signed H. Price. £50 to 65 £64.00
1625

1908 Artists signed proof of commemorative envelope to honour Penny Postage between GB & USA. Published by The Junior Philatelic Society. £60 to 80 £84.00
1626
Used (on letter or envelope)
1921 Apr 26th 'John Morton's' illustrated book wrapper titles 'To Lovers of Books' sent from Brighton to Rhode Island, franked ½d green (SG.351), tied by Brighton double ring c.d.s. Attractive & unusual. £50 to 70 £76.00
  • Royalty
1627
  WILLIAM IV (1765-1837) top portion of a document signed 'William R' at top. £50 to 70 N/S
1628
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDWARD VIII Nottingham Agricultural Soc Show folded menu signed at front upper left corner 'Edward P' in pencil, menu with some tones/marks, generally fine. £150 to 180 N/S
1629
Used (on letter or envelope)
KING EDWARD VIII (1894-1972) Typescript signed Edward P, as Prince of Wales, two pages. (Mandalay, Burma) n.d. (1921-22 during the Prince's tour of India & the Far East), being the Prince's reply to his official welcome to Mandalay. The Prince comments on the charm of Mandalay & the Burmese people & continues to state that although the relationships between Great Britain & Burma have been brief 'it has not been too short for a vigorous growth of strong mutual esteem and regard. it has not been too brief to give birth to a firm trust in each others' qualities and capabilities and to confidence in each others' power for good'. With gold embossed Prince of Wales feathers at head. £150 to 200 £300.00
1630
Used (on letter or envelope)
Range of PPC's & other items incl. 1897 Prince of Wales Hospital Fund 1s & 2/6d used on printed envelope, tied by 8th Philatelic Congress d/stamps. Postcards incl. RP's for Coronation of KEVII Procession, 1908 King & Queen leaving the University of Leeds, 1905 Prince of Wales arrival at Ripon, the Entrance of H.I.H The Grand Duchess George of Russia at Tewit Well Avenue, Harrogate. (25 + a few modern items) £50 to 65 £130.00
  • Mail to or from overseas destinations
1631
Used (on letter or envelope)
ARGENTINA 1886 cover via Liverpool to Buenos Aires, franked 4d dull green, tied by a superb strike of the London Hoster cancel, reverse bears Buenos Aires receiver, (1) £130 to 150 N/S
1632
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA 1859-71 (mixed condition) mainly to Melbourne with range of QV frankings incl. 6d single and pair, two different 1s items incl. printed E to Beechworth, 10d (4d + 6d) & 9d (3d + 6d) rates. Interesting group. (6) £65 to 85 £86.00
1633
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRIA 1858-91 interesting group of covers incl. 1858 2d & 6d for the 8d rate, 6d (3) - one with stamp fault, all with Aachen transits in red, purple or blue, plus 1d postcard uprated for late fee, 1879 reg envelope with additional 2½d & 5d Jubilee stamps etc. (7) £80 to 110 £86.00
1634
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRIAN EMPIRE 1855-83 four covers to Trieste incl. two with different 6d lilacs ex Liverpool plus two later with 2½d (3) on each (one with small faults) also four items to Ragusa 1872-83 with different frankings incl. 3d rose & 2d blue (perfins) 6d grey & 2½d blue (last with late-period duplex) also 1870 cover with 3d rose to Orebich via Zara. Interesting range of transit marks. (9) £100 to 150 N/S
1635
Used (on letter or envelope)
CANADIAN PROVINCES interesting group of covers 1862-83 at 6d rate (4) - incl. 6d pale chestnut), 1s green etc. incl. 1862 Prince Edward Island, 1866 New Brunswick (inspection mark), 1872 Newfoundland & Nova Scotia, all different frankings. (8) £100 to 140 £100.00
1636
Used (on letter or envelope)
EASTERN EUROPE 1868-1901 covers to Hungary (3) incl. 6d & 3d (2) with different '2' accountancy marks plus 1901 ½d stationery envelope, 1873 3d cover to Prague, 1887 2½d cover to Bulgaria & 1902 mixed franking cover sent at 3d to Albania - last two are British Consular items, odd small fault incl. damp-spotting to one. (6) £80 to 100 N/S
1637
Used (on letter or envelope)
FRANCE 1856-69 various covers at the 4d rate incl. 4d carmine (4) - incl. blued paper, vermilion (6) - incl. two at double rate, two with 1d late fees, double rates with 6d stamps (2) & attractive triple rate cover with late fee franked with 1s green & 1d red. Interesting group. (15) £120 to 160 £165.00
1638
Used (on letter or envelope)
GOLD COAST 1938 two airmail covers addressed to Accra, Gold Coast 1st bearing KGV 10d turquoise (SG.448) strip of three, tied London roller, sent on the French Aero Maritime Line via Marseille & Dakar, 2nd cover similar with 5d & 10d KGV franking. (2) £40 to 50 N/S
1639
Used (on letter or envelope)
HOLLAND 1914-18 WWI censored mail to Holland or Switzerland with various KGV frankings & censor labels. (16) £20 to 30 £26.00
1640
Used (on letter or envelope)
ITALY - SICILY 1869-73 four covers at the 6d rate with SG.108, 109, 123 & 124a, odd small fault but generally attractive group. (4) £50 to 65 N/S
1641
Used (on letter or envelope)
LEVANT 1860-72 covers to Constantinople incl. two with different 6d lilac, 6d pale chestnut on cover, plus 1871 cover with 4d vermilion pair for Ostend routing - all with British PO arrival c.d.s. (4) £60 to 75 N/S
1642
Used (on letter or envelope)
MEXICO 1866-77 trio of covers, one at 1s (6d lilac x2 - one with torn perfs), others with 2s (1s green pairs, different issues - one with filing split) - accountancy marks '2' or '35cs'. (3) £70 to 90 N/S
1643
Used (on letter or envelope)
NORTH AFRICA 1874-97 covers incl. four to Tunis with 6d grey, 2½d rosy mauve (2) or Jubilee 5d, also 1884 cover to Algeria with 2½d blue strip of three. (5) £50 to 65 £56.00
1644
Used (on letter or envelope)
PORTUGAL 1863-79 covers incl. 6d lilac (3) -one with damaged stamp, 2½d rosy mauve (3) - different plates, odd small cover fault. (6) £50 to 60 £50.00
1645
Used (on letter or envelope)
SPANISH/PORTUGUESE ISLANDS 1873-74 6d rate covers to Madeira (6d buff) or Isla Cristina (6d grey) also 6d lilac on 1868 front to Gibraltar. (3) £40 to 50 £40.00
1646
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1860 reg cover from Liverpool to New Orleans, USA 'Per Canada Via Queenstown' with 4/6d paid with 6d deep lilac (SG.69) & 1s green strip of three + single, tied Liverpool duplexes - a very high franking, adhesives & cover with faults although very scarce & still appealing. £60 to 75 £105.00
1647
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1864 EL ex Manchester with 6d lilac SG.85, with hairlines in horizontal pair FU and tied by orange-red 'PAID' with '21 CENTS' accountancy mark. Attractive item. £60 to 75 N/S
1648
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1870-75 3d rate covers with 3d rose single frankings (1865 & 1873 issues), good range of shades & cancellations, one item with FAC of Drexel Harjes & Co, odd small stamp or cover fault. Interesting lot. (15) £100 to 140 N/S
1649
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1883 envelope to Boston, MA, franked 3d on 3d, SG.159 (placed upside down), tied by Scarborough duplex, endorsed via Queenstown, obverse bears London PAID c.d.s, reverse 12th & 13th Sep receiver marks. (1) Cat. £425 £40 to 50 N/S
1650
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1899 envelope addressed to New York bearing 2½d blue (SG.201), tied by Anerley duplex, underpaid with oval 'New York Post Office/Due 1 Cent' in violet with US Postage Due 1c brown/carmine (Yv.8) and 'Letter Returned to the Office by Carrier' yellow label on reverse tied by triangular 'Dead Letter Office' d/stamp. Interesting item of Trans-Atlantic mail. £60 to 75 £68.00
1651
Used (on letter or envelope)
USA 1905 registered cover from London to New York franked KEVII ½d, 6d, 9d (pair), tied Lombard St. oval registered d/stamps, adhesives with 'LHB' Perfin 'Lombard & Hanseatic Bank,' reverse bears New York receiver. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
  • Postal Stationery
1652
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV stationery envelopes (10) & single card all ovptd SPECIMEN incl. 10d & 1s values, fine. £100 to 120 £140.00
1653
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV envelope bearing a set of ten undated Dies ½d to 1s, fine & scarce. £250 to 300 £200.00
1654
Used (on letter or envelope)
1908 Penny Postage envelope published by the Junior Philatelic Soc, Proof in black & white. Fine & scarce. (1) £70 to 100 N/S
  • Railway Stamps & Covers
1655
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 May 31st envelope from Harrogate to Kilburn, franked 1d Stars, tied Harrogate sideways duplex, alongside 'MIST-TO-BANGOR/R.P.O DOWN MAIL' reverse Parliament St u.c & York c.d.s. Cover is a little soiled. £40 to 50 £540.00
 
   
       
   
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