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Sale 154 - Postal History
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • "Postal history collections & accumulations, miscellaneous etc."
1684
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th-20thC (all reigns) group with pre-stamp 1d h/stamp & u.d.c's, Line Engraved, Jubilee vals, reg & perfins, paquebots, advertising covers, postcards, stationery, also Ireland (12) incl. WWII censors. Worth checking. (115) £50 to 80 £180.00
1685
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDWARDIAN COVERS (33) interesting lot with overseas destinations, single & multiple frankings, values incl. 7d, 10d, 1s, perfins, stationery, registered, mail to Japan, postage dues etc. Worth viewing. £100 to 150 £170.00
1686
Used (on letter or envelope)
EDWARDIAN COVERS collection of approx 80 housed in a postcard album, collected for combinations of frankings & postmarks with several postage dueTypes, duplexes, c.d.s, rubbers, paquebots, instructional etc. Noted - KEVII 1d bisect charged 1d Due, 1911 Coronation Cinderella label U on postcard with 1d Edward, several postage due covers bearing Edwardian ½d or 1d plus foreign postage dues etc. Interesting lot, viewing recommended. £100 to 150 £150.00
1687
Used (on letter or envelope)
HERALDIC & OTHER MONOGRAMS collection housed on leaves in a Viking album, others in an early monogram collector's album, 100's mainly 'cut outs' from envelope flaps. Interesting assortment. £30 to 50 £32.00
1688
Used (on letter or envelope)
MACHINE CANCELLATIONS fine collection of mainly Edwardian postcards, a few covers & items of stationery bearing a variety of picked superb quality cancels incl. Boston London Types 1-6, Liverpool 3 & 4, Columbia 1st Type, Several 2nd Type, Krag Trial Types (several), Columbia Christmas Experimental Type, Provincial Types, Alma London Types, Sylbe, Hey & Dolphin, Bickerdike machines 1-6 etc. Superbly presented on 41 pages (78 items) £400 to 550 N/S
1689
Used on piece or front
PARCEL POST LABELS selection of white stampless London Parcel Post Labels with appropriate c.d.s d/stamps, mainly fine. £80 to 100 N/S
1690
Used (on letter or envelope)
PERFINS 1904-57 selection of 40 covers or cards - all bearing identified perfins except 2, mainly fine. £80 to 100 £80.00
1691
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTMAN/G.P.O selection incl. a G.P.O postman's hat & armbands, two bags & various buckles badges etc. plus a Pyrene G.P.O fire extinguisher. Unusual assortment. £60 to 80 £60.00
1692
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
SLOGAN POSTMARKS KGV-KGVI period accumulation of covers or stamps cut out on piece, tied by slogan pmks, duplicated ranges of the following - Post Early in the Day, The Telephone Makes Life Easier, Shop by Telephone, The Telephone Saves Time & Money, The Telephone - A Sound Investment, Get the Telephone Habit, Trade Follows the Phone & more. Various frankings, majority are VF. £50 to 70 N/S
1693
Used (on letter or envelope)
THE DEBATE between the sons of Rowland Hill & James Chalmers. A selection of articles, photocopies of articles, transcripts of letters etc. plus a few other miscellaneous items with c1800 embossed revenues, 1890's Insurance company policies with oval 1d orange revenue, receipts with embossed revenues etc. Also 1865-26 newspapers & wrappers - interesting group incl. 1865 Darlington & Stockton Times, bears 1d red newspaper stamp, 1883 Newcastle Daily Chronicle sent from Epsom & franked with ½d Bantam, tied Gateshead c.d.s, similar for 1870 Carlisle Journal also franked ½d Bantam tied by duplex cancel, three Daily Mail wrappers of KGV period etc. Interesting assortment for viewing. £100 to 120 £105.00
1694
Used (on letter or envelope)
PRE STAMP to QEII accumulation of 300 items incl. postal stationery, registered, instructional, some ephemera, censored, poached egg etc. Mainly fine. £150 to 200 £190.00
1695
Used (on letter or envelope)
Ditto as above - a similar lot. £150 to 200 £210.00
1696
Used (on letter or envelope)
1648 (Dec 1) Indenture concerning a house and land, agreed between Samuel Bridger of Gloucester, gentleman, and Edward Harold, Carpenter, and his wife Margery, of Dursley. Although written after the capture of Charles I and just two months before his execution the document begins 'in the twentie fourth years of the Rayne of our Soverayne Lord Charles by the grace of God King of England Scotland France & Ireland Defender of the fayth.' £100 to 120 N/S
1697
Used (on letter or envelope)
1685-1922 Post Office or postal related letters or ephemera incl. Returned Letter wrappers (3, one with 1820 London Twopenny Post regulations printed inside), 1894 21 page pamphlet ""Express Delivery of Letters, parcels and other Postal Packets"", 1897 Express Delivery printed notice, 1710 Act reorganising the Post Office in North America and the West Indies, 1788 entire letter from the G.P.O regarding an unpaid letter to Madeira, various Post offices notices from 1685 in newspapers etc. (13) £170 to 220 £250.00
1698
Used (on letter or envelope)
CHRISTMAS DAY CANCELS 1841-98 covers (19) all bearing 25th Dec cancels, plus two early French Christmas Cards, a few items relating to modern day Christmas. (21++) £60 to 75 £120.00
1699
Used (on letter or envelope)
1843-70 selection of 17 envelopes 1d pinks or 1841 1d red each showing various wafer seals on the reverse. Various motifs one a sealing device, mixed condition. £100 to 120 £100.00
1700
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 reg letter receipt, cancelled by a blue Kington De.18.1851 c.d.s. Early & scarce. (1) £45 to 60 N/S
1701
Used on piece or front
1894-1918 PARCEL POST LABELS selection of 18 from London bearing various stamps, some duplication, mainly fine. £70 to 90 N/S
1702
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897-1913 selection of 20 items showing various London machines - Bickerdike, Columbia, Krag incl. 1d pink envelope with Oct.8.1897 Bickerdike V Crown R (Cat. £500) - some faults to envelope, fine to VF. £80 to 100 N/S
1703
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902 PPC franked Edward ½d, tied small oval (Type1) in red 'Posted in Advance for Delivery on Christmas Day 1902' in red, 1905 PPC franked Edward ½d, tied by Type 2 Christmas cancel for Manchester. (2) £100 to 130 £130.00
1704
Used (on letter or envelope)
1904-07 POSTED IN ADVANCE FOR DELIVERY ON CHRISTMAS DAY 3x PPC's franked ½d Edwards, cancelled 1904 (oval) Manchester, 1906 circular Liverpool & 1907 (cross & lines) Manchester marks, also a piece with red Type I for Rochdale on ½d Edward - forged pmk. (3) £70 to 85 £115.00
1705
Used (on letter or envelope)
1908 Junior Philatelic Society Penny Envelope black & white proof, unused envelope & used envelope franked KEVII 1d tied Oct.1st.08 London c.d.s to USA. £120 to 140 £130.00
1706
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911-38 miscellaneous range of covers with KGV frankings to overseas destinations incl. Australia, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, India, Sweden, USA etc, some better frankings incl. 2/6d Seahorses on 3 covers (1 is torn), censored, Imperial Airways 1931 1st flight UK - South Africa, registered to Australia etc. (29) £70 to 90 £135.00
1707
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912-30's range of covers or postcards (131) incl. advertising, c.d.s's, squared circles, rubbers, skeleton, slogan, machine, meter, Newspaper Branch, Officials, Perfins, registered, instructional etc. (131) £120 to 150 £165.00
  • England
1708
Used (on letter or envelope)
ALNWICK 1767-1858 a superb range of covers neatly written up on leaves incl. 1767 & 1775 straight lines, 1786 'ALNWICK/306' 1st Type Mileages pair (one with filing crease), very fine 1794/1800 Horseshoe/Circular marks, several later mileages, pair with mainly fine rare boxed 'Alnwick.Penny Post' marks, 1839 'Alnmouth/Penny Post', 1846/8 Skeleton c.d.s trio (uncoded and codes 3 & +), mainly fine u.d.c's of AMBLE (2), EGLINGHAM (2), EMBLETON-NORTHLD, LESBURY, LONGHOUGHTON, WARKWORTH etc. Fine collection for expansion (39 covers) Ex Oxley. £250 to 300 £330.00
1709
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUMBERLAND - 1827-62 four covers incl. 1827 EL to Kirby Lonsdale reverse bears Kendal/261 mileage c.d.s in red, 1834 E.L from Kendal to Dent obverse bears 2nd type 'KENDAL/PY POST' boxed in blue, undated cover to Hamilton Palace, Lanarkshire reverse bears boxed Longtown mileage mark, 1862 covers to Ulverston franked 1d Stars, tied Kendal duplex. £30 to 40 N/S
1710
Used (on letter or envelope)
DEVON QV-QEII postal history accumulation, noted useful Cullompton incl. 1820's circular mileage marks, 1830 horseshoe, penny posts, duplexes on 1d pinks, stationery cards & 1d red covers etc. then a selection of PPC's & later material relating to Devon. Inspection recommended. (100's) £150 to 200 £300.00
1711
Used (on letter or envelope)
LANCASHIRE - 1742-1821 three pre stamp covers - 1742 EL to The Earl of London bears two line MAN/CHESTER & 26/AP London Bishop Mark, 1802 EL to Rochdale bears '185/MANCHESTER/5 MAY 1802' circular mileage mark. 1821 EL to Newport Pagnell reverse bears ARDWICK/MANCHR oval in black, (3) £40 to 50 £40.00
1712
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1794-95 entire letters (4) and a piece all posted into the London Penny Post, the entire letters with ""8 o'clock/Morn"" or ""7 o'clock/Even"" datestamps (L402, only used Jun/July 1794) or the rare unframed ""Penny Post/B/Paid"" in purple (L412), or red oval ""2 o'clock Afn/PENNY POST PAID"" (L438), all reasonable strikes, a scarce group. (5) £130 to 180 N/S
1713
Used (on letter or envelope)
LONDON 1838-43 entire letters & covers carried by the London Cross Post, h/stamps incl. Penny Post marks of Kensington, Hounslow, Turnham Green & Waltham Cross, also a cover from Brompton Rd with Richmond & Hounslow transit d/stamps, a few faults. (5) £100 to 120 N/S
1714
Used (on letter or envelope)
MIDDLESEX (Ashford) 1881-1963 covers & cards (21), parcel post labels (3), and pieces (14) incl. skeletons, Ashford Common, Ashford Station & London Road. (38) £70 to 100 N/S
1715
Used (on letter or envelope)
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE 1825-47 range of 10 covers neatly written up on leaves incl. 1825 'TOO LATE', 1805 Newcastle upon Tyne/277 boxed mileage mark, 1811 double letter from Newcastle - Edinburgh charged 1/4d bears large circular mileage mark - VF, 1859 uniform 4d post m/s '4' cover, UPP very fine h/stamps '2' in black & 'I' (2 types) in red, sub offices 'WESTGATE' s/lines in oily red & another in blue (10 covers) £100 to 130 £130.00
1716
Used (on letter or envelope)
SUNDERLAND 1798-1938 range of 24 covers incl. 1798 Sunderland horseshoe, then a range of mainly circular, mileage marks, noted 1840 Monkwearmouth/ Penny Post. £60 to 85 £125.00
  • Scotland
1717
Used (on letter or envelope)
1762 36 Page pamphlet ""The Question relating to a Scots Militia considered"", written and first published in 1760, a few cover faults, the contents fine. Scottish Militias were banned after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745-46. £60 to 70 £66.00
1718
Used (on letter or envelope)
1807 entire letter to Lisburn bears fine circular KILMARNOCK mark in red, obverse bears London 'Paid' tombstone in red m/s 2/9d in red. £35 to 50 £52.00
  • AIRMAILS - INTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1719
Used (on letter or envelope)
1923 Oct 13th Motor Glider flight Lympne - Hastingleigh special cover, pilot signed (one of only 20 signed). £50 to 60 £54.00
1720
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1933 Aug & Sept International Airlines (I.A.L) complete sheet of 20 semi official 3d stamps, hinged at top o/w 17 are UM. Scarce item. £50 to 60 N/S
1721
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY Air Service first flight Plymouth - Cardiff flown cover with parcels dept h/stamp, 1933 April 12th first flight cover Cardiff - Plymouth, Newport acceptance to Torquay, franked KGV 1½d + G.W.R 3d newspaper parcel label. Also a M example of the semi-official G.W.R air stamp. (3) £50 to 60 £52.00
1722
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY May 15th first official flight Cardiff - Plymouth - Cardiff scarce round trip cover franked KGV 1½d + G.W.R 3d semi official with cachet, 1933 May 22nd first flight Birmingham - Plymouth, franked KGV 1½d + G.W.R 3d semi official with cachet, another but Plymouth - Birmingham - trio of attractive covers neatly written up. £80 to 100 £94.00
  • AIRMAILS - EXTERNAL FIRST FLIGHT COVERS
1723
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1919 Feb 24th RAF flown cover during Peace Conference Paris - Kenley Aerodrome, London, French cachet 'Aviation Britannique Ministere Des Munitions - Paris etc. plus Aero Field article. £50 to 70 N/S
1724
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1920-35 five airmails comprising 18th July 1920 London - Brussels airmail by Handley Page, July 29th 1924 London - Estonia, 4th May 1934 London - Malta, 1st April 1935 London - Budapest with cachet, 27th July 1935 first through flight via Rome to Malta. (5) £40 to 50 £68.00
1725
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 July 1st BAJAC flight Waddon Aerodrome London - Paris special card, carried in the amphibian aircraft, franked KGV 1½d + 2d, tied Waddon Aerodrome c.d.s. & French 20c postage due. £40 to 55 £58.00
1726
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-37 airmails covers to Buenos Aires (2) - first franked 9d defin (2) & 2/6d Re-engraved, tied London airmail c.d.s., reverse Berlin transit, 2nd franked 1934 Photogravure 4d + 2/6d & 5s Re-engraved Seahorses, tied oval London reg d/stamps, reverse with Argentine arrival marks, both covers bear red flight cachet. £100 to 130 £105.00
1727
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Feb 3rd cover despatched from Brighton, England connecting at Beira with the first flight of the Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways (R.A.N.A) plane to Umtali cover bearing Umtali receiver on reverse, with two relevant photographs. £50 to 65 N/S
1728
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 June 30th GOVERNMENT WHITE PAPER flown Southampton - Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia paper concerning subsidies paid to Imperial Airways for operating the service - most unusual flown item. £40 to 50 N/S
1729
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Oct 2nd Scottish Airways first flight Campbeltown - Glasgow official cover with special label (44 flown), 1942 Feb 9th Railway Air Services first acceptance for Scotland flown Belfast - Liverpool. (2) £50 to 60 £62.00
  • Illustrated covers
1730
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890 envelope to Walton on Thames franked 1d lilac affixed to the 'Gladstone chopping Queen Victoria's head off' illustrated envelope (by A Page) stamp tied by a Shrewsbury squared circle, some tones & minor faults. £60 to 75 £84.00
1731
Used (on letter or envelope)
1903 two envelopes sent Swansea to Lismore, Ireland, each franked 1d Edward, both with pen & ink hand illustrations of a lady & gentleman with luggage, other of gentleman walking along cliffs, both bear Lismore receiving c.d.s's on reverse. £80 to 100 £80.00
1732
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-36 hand coloured illustrated envelopes addressed to Master John Norris in Cooden Nr. Bexhill-on-Sea from John's father. All franked 1½d, either single 1½d or ½d + 1d, KGV definitives tied by Sydenham c.d.s's, mainly humorous subjects (54). Attractive lot, neatly displayed in a leather bound album. £650 to 750 £880.00
1733
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 The Horner Correspondence - two covers, both addressed to Mrs Horner in Deganwy, North Wales, franked 2½d defins, tied London c.d.s/wavy line, each bears examples of 'stipple' pen & ink illustrations of scenic views. (2) £60 to 75 £230.00
  • Royalty
1734
Used (on letter or envelope)
Osborne 1d lilac mourning envelope cancelled by the scarce Osborne Isle of Wight Fe.5.00 c.d.s (only used when Queen Victoria was in residence) to Kew, plus a postcard & used Osborne envelope ½d & 1d East Covers 1925 & unused Osborne envelope, mainly fine. £80 to 100 £110.00
1735
Used (on letter or envelope)
1803-90 entire letters and covers incl. 1803 part letter to 'Mrs Arthurs at Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, Blackheath' containing part of a list of plants supplied to the Princess, 1809 entire letter from Newbury to 'The Lady Charlotte Lindsay, Kensington Palace, London' redirected to 'HRH Princess of Wales, Black Heath', written by Sir William Gell describing a boat trip on the Thames from Strawberry Hill to Reading, 1836 Entire letter from Sir John Conroy at Kensington Palace with 'Secretary/V' wax seal h/stamped 'R.L' & '3', covers to Lady Logan most apparently with a Royal connection, also a few autographs on piece incl. 'Frederick Duleep Singh' (4) etc. (30) £150 to 200 £220.00
1736
Used (on letter or envelope)
1815 letter from Kensington Palace, signed Edward - Duke of Kent (1767-1820) father of Queen Victoria. Fine. £100 to 120 £130.00
1737
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 letter written & signed Victoria Duchess of Kent - Queen Victoria's mother written from Frogmore 24th April 1854 in her typical blue ink, with transcript, plus a front to the Duchess of Kent, fine. £80 to 100 £125.00
1738
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 letter written & signed Victoria (Duchess of Kent - QV mother) to her cousin Count Alphonse de Mensdorff-Pouilly from Abergeldie Castle in her usual blue ink. Translation accompanies. Fine. (1) £60 to 80 N/S
1739
Used (on letter or envelope)
1865 envelope from Coblenz showing a red London Crown registered mark, addressed to Her Majesty the Queen, Windsor Castle - stated to be written by Victoria (QV daughter), seal removed but replaced. £120 to 150 £140.00
1740
Used (on letter or envelope)
Ephemera 1872 & 1879 two fancy embossed Buckingham Palace music programmes each with Coat of Arms. Attractive & fine. £70 to 90 £96.00
1741
  1897 & 1899 Royal Telegrams (2), one with Windsor Castle My.1.97 c.d.s. to the Duke of Connaught, the other with Osborne Ja.29.99 c.d.s. to the Duke of York on the Royal Yacht, generally fine & scarce. £120 to 150 N/S
1742
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905 PPC showing the King of Greece during his visit to England (he arrived on Nov 13th) cancelled at Windsor, with Windsor Castle d/stamp - both on the 17th, corner crease. (1) £30 to 40 N/S
  • Mail to or from overseas destinations
1743
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRALIA c1939 cloth outer wrapping from Johnson Matthey reg from London to Sydney, Australia with customs label (containing Rhodium & Platinum), franked 10s dark blue (3), 1s, 4d & 2d adhesives, tied oval registered h/stamp. Unusual. £30 to 50 £170.00
1744
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRAZIL 1873 cover to Rio de Janeiro, franked 1s green Pl.7 (SG.117) tied fine Colchester duplex, reverse London transit & Rio receiving c.d.s's. (1) £30 to 40 £40.00
1745
Used (on letter or envelope)
FRANCE 1856 cover from Scotland to Bordeaux, franked 4d carmine on highly glazed paper Wmk Small Garter (SG.62), horizontal pair, tied Scottish '61' numeral of Buckie, additionally tied by Ang. Amb. Calais c.d.s. transit, red P.D in circle below, range of transit & arrival d/stamps on reverse. Fine & scarce. BPA Cert. 2007. basic stamps Cat. £900 off cover. £200 to 250 £230.00
1746
Used (on letter or envelope)
HOLLAND 1930 reg envelope from the London Naval Conference Secretariat General, bearing KGV ½d (2), 1d, 1½d, 2d & 2½d adhesives to The Hague, Holland, all tied by very fine London Naval Conference Ap.11.30 c.d.s's. Scarce. (1) £50 to 70 £50.00
1747
Used (on letter or envelope)
PORTUGAL 1858 entire letter concerning various orders to Messrs Martinez Gassiot & Co, port, wine, sherry & cigar merchants from London office sent registered with 6d, 1s strip of three + single, cancelled London district '75' numerals - note the strip originally folded round the top of the entire which has been refolded for display. obverse bears two red registration marks. Attractive cover. £60 to 75 £72.00
1748
Used (on letter or envelope)
UNITED STATES 1905 reg cover from London to New York, franked KEVII 3d, 1s (pair), tied Lombard St. oval registered d/stamps, adhesives with 'LHB' Perfin 'Lombard Hanseatic Bank,' reverse bears New York receiver. (1) £70 to 90 N/S
1749
Used (on letter or envelope)
TRANSATLANTIC - 1797-1862 entire letters, covers, part cover & a piece all sent between GB & the USA incl. 1862 cover with ""DETROIT AM. PKT/21"" c.d.s & unusual squat '1/-' charge mark probably applied on the Allan Line Steamer; 1845 entire letter with 'Cardiff N.J' Post Office m/s endorsement sent to Cardiff in Wales, 1849 part letter with scarce '9½d' charge mark of Liverpool, forwarded with a 1d red etc. (14) £170 to 200 £300.00
1750
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855-84 entire letters and covers addressed abroad, most bearing surface printed stamps, incl. 1856 6d to Jamaica, 1862-64 1s to France, 1865-73 6d + 1s on entire letter to Portugal, 1881 5d indigo to India etc. a few faults. (14) £130 to 160 £240.00
1751
Used (on letter or envelope)
1866-73 four covers comprising 1866 to Lugano, Switzerland, franked 1d Plates (2) & 3d Pl.4 (pair), tied Liverpool duplexes, 1862 to Bordeaux, franked 4d small letters, tied Sunderland duplex, 1873 to Montevideo, Uruguay, franked 4d Pl.12 & 1s, Pl.5 (2), 1873 to New York, franked 1d Pl.156 (fault) &3d Pl.11. £50 to 70 £62.00
  • Maritime
1752
Used (on letter or envelope)
Range of postcards & a few covers with a variety of frankings & marks with Maritime/Mail, Paquebot/Posted at Sea, Sea Post Office, Plymouth Ship Letter, H & K Packet, mainly Edwardian. viewing recommended. (150) £100 to 200 £175.00
1753
Used (on letter or envelope)
Range of postcards mainly franked with Edwardian 1d with a variety of PAQUEBOT or POSTED ON THE HIGH SEA marks, good variety. £150 to 200 N/S
1754
Used (on letter or envelope)
SHIPPING EPHEMERA quantity of PPC's, menus, photographs, cabin labels, passenger lists, Cunard Community singing booklet etc. £75 to 100 £76.00
1755
Used (on letter or envelope)
SHIPPING EPHEMERA quantity of items incl. photographs, postcards, printed ephemera incl. menus, Orient Steam Navigation Co. crew landing pass, passage tickets, commemorative covers etc. £100 to 150 £240.00
1756
Used (on letter or envelope)
1801-53 Ship or Packet letters incl. 1814 entire letters written by the C.O of the 47th reg from Camp near Bayonne with faint circular Falmouth Packet, 1818 part entire with Liverpool ship letter endorsed on the flap ""Received on board the ship Mary from the Brig Lucia from Canton to New York in lat. ? long ? East, Nov 29th 1818"", Ship Letters of Portsmouth (2) and Hull, letters sent via Falmouth Packets, etc. (13) £170 to 230 £170.00
1757
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 & 1928 OCEAN LETTERS (2) printed envelopes registered from Rotterdam to W. Hartlepool, another from Swansea to Walsall. £40 to 50 £60.00
1758
Used (on letter or envelope)
CUNARD WHITE STAR LINE 1930's-50's good Mauretania, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, Caronia, Britannic, Media & 1937 Lancastria menus, 1960-61 folder passenger rates in US dollars for various vessels, RMS QE headed notepaper, scarce 1937 Carinthia list of passengers from New York with others, Mauretania map of cabin class accommodations, a range of different liner postcards (26) + six QE photographs, covers (4), some paquebots, other items incl. landing arrangements, programmes & racecard. (70+) £100 to 150 £260.00
  • Postal Stationery
1759
Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRMAIL LETTERS/AEROGRAMMES - British Forces in Egypt (14 items) mounted & written up, two unused items from a similar period, 214 unused items of 5 different types from post 1945 period, Embargo notice from GPO reference 12.9.57 issue. Book - Aerogrammes by Peter Jennings. £40 to 50 £52.00
1760
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV P.O Telegraphs 1s dies (2), Huggins TP10 & TP38, VF. £60 to 75 £62.00
1761
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV P.O Telegraph 6d die - 5 dot florets, Huggins TP14 (Cat. £200) VF. £100 to 130 £100.00
1762
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV P.O Telegraphs 1s dies (2), Huggins TP76c (Cat. £75) & Stock Exchange TP35c (Cat. £150), good to VF. £100 to 130 £100.00
1763
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV P.O Telegraph 10d blue dies (2) & 10d brown, Huggins TP55 (Cat. £100) TP56 (Cat. £100) & TP58a (Cat. £50), VF & scarce group. £150 to 200 £210.00
1764
Used (on letter or envelope)
Telegraphs - c1872-1938 Post Office and private telegraph forms, many with Leicester postmarks, also some telegram delivery envelopes, 1929 notification that a telegram is awaiting collection in a PO Box and a few more recent telegrams (60+) £70 to 100 £60.00
1765
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 9d dies (2) TP20a(a) (Cat. £100) & TP20a (Cat. £100) with 6d deleted & 9d added, Oswald Marsh receipt dated 1917 accompanies, very fine & scarce. £100 to 130 £110.00
1766
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 9d + 3d dies, Huggins TP22 (Cat. £150), very fine & scarce. £80 to 100 £86.00
1767
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV Ireland P.O Telegraph 1s green die (TP24A) for use in Ireland, VF & rare. £500 to 650 N/S
1768
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 9d + 3d dies Stock Exchange, Huggins TP47(a) Cat. £200, VF & scarce. £100 to 130 £110.00
1769
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 1s die Stock Exchange, Huggins TP48(a) Cat. £150. Fine & scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1770
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Inland Telegraph 6d, 9d & 1s dies TP26 (Cat. £75), TP27 (Cat. £150), TP28 (Cat. £75), very fine group, Oswald Marsh receipt accompanies dated 1944. £150 to 200 £140.00
1771
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Inland Telegraph 9d + 9d dies, Huggins TP30 (XXXX), fine & very scarce Oswald Marsh receipt accompanies. £250 to 300 £640.00
1772
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 1s dies Stock Exchange, Huggins TP49(bc) Cat. £100 & TP23(Ab) Cat. £100, very fine, Oswald Marsh receipt accompanies dated 1924. £100 to 130 N/S
1773
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Wembley Exhibition unused souvenir telegrams (2). The black form with additional ½d & 1d (2) KGV stamps added, fine. (2) £150 to 200 £210.00
1774
Used (on letter or envelope)
Telegrams - selection of 24 mainly used plus 5 brochures. Post Office & various companies, Western Union, Imperial, Marconi etc. with one from the Queen at Balmoral to Lady Southampton 1883. Mainly fine. £60 to 75 N/S
1775
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising Rings QV 1d pink Parkins & Gotto of Oxford St. advertising ring envelopes, one unused & one used from Wonersh 1915, Huggins, Arizo, some faults, scarce. £80 to 100 £115.00
1776
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising Rings QV 1d pink Samuel Allsopp & Sons, Burton on Trent unused envelope Die dated 5.8.63 Huggins AR49 Cat. £250 some faults but scarce & rarely offered, £80 to 100 £115.00
1777
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising Rings QV ½d vermilion Savory & Moore, London envelope unused, minor tones, Huggins AR132, scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1778
 Used
Advertising Rings selection of 43 with W. H. Smith & Son advertising rings, all U, various values incl. two complete 1d pink wrapper, mixed condition. £80 to 100 £96.00
1779
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV (6) & KEVII (1) selection of albino (missing colour) dies on envelopes, 1d pinks - two unused, two used 1849 & 1856, two ½d orange dies on damaged envelopes & 1d red Edward VII die. Mixed condition, still a scarce group. £70 to 90 £80.00
1780
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV ½d brown unused wrapper headed 'Overtime Report' H.M Inspector of Factories, Huggins LO74c (XXXX) - very few recorded. Fine & scarce. £50 to 70 N/S
1781
Used on piece or front
QV ADMIRALTY CUT-OUTS selection of twelve ½d dies on various papers, six used, Huggins LO7O A-F (Cat. £50 each minimum). Very scarce. £100 to 120 N/S
1782
 Used
QV ADVERTISING RINGS selection of 24 U (a few unused) incl. J. F. Pawson, Huggins AR15 (Cat. £75). Some scarcer companies. Mixed condition. £60 to 75 £76.00
1783
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV selection of 16 unused postcards, envelopes, registered letter optd SPECIMEN plus 6 pieces. Mixed condition. £50 to 70 £54.00
1784
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV selection of 4 unused 2d undated die envelopes with silk threads, light blue, blue & dark blue - one overprinted SPECIMEN in red, also 4 unused cut-outs & 3 used, one with Maltese Cross (scarce). Mainly fine. £60 to 75 N/S
1785
 Used
QV selection of used Admiralty Enrolment Forms cut-outs, various numbers between Huggins L070B-F & L071B-F. Highly catalogued & scarce. £60 to 75 N/S
1786
 Specimen
QV SPECIMEN items selection of 16 incl. 1d pink lettersheet with large SPECIMEN in red + 15 cards/envelopes, each die cancelled SPECIMEN in black, mixed condition. £80 to 100 £86.00
1787
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KEVII selection of 90 unused postcards/letter cards plus three wrapper bands, neatly hinged to written up album leaves, mainly fine. £60 to 70 N/S
1788
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGV four official postcards to the Comptroller Patent Office each with seven pence patent stamps on reverse, QV ½d die, another overprinted SPECIMEN (scarce) Co2b (c £150 each) Co9 (c £120) & Co12 (c £75), mixed condition. Scarce group. £80 to 100 £130.00
1789
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-KGVI selection of 15 used double compound dies, plus 10 cut-outs, QV x5 incl. ESC210 uprated to Grenada, KEVII x3, KGV x3 & KGVI x4. Mainly fine. £120 to 150 £120.00
1790
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII accumulation of approx 500 unused items incl. postcards, wrappers, reg letters, envelopes etc. with some better items, mainly fine. £150 to 200 £150.00
1791
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII selection of 55 advertising cards/envelopes, 29 unused, some pre-paid addresses - Stanley Gibbons, John Oakey, Coal Tar Soap etc. Mainly fine. £100 to 120 N/S
1792
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV-QEII selection of 37 unused envelopes, postcards or reg letters each with the relevant wrapper band, QV (9), KGV (4), KGVI (1), QEII (23), mixed condition. £60 to 80 N/S
1793
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844-51 three 1d pink envelopes showing blue 1844 numeral postmarks - 382 of Howden, 93 of Borobridge & 749 of Stoney Stratford. £60 to 85 N/S
1794
Used (on letter or envelope)
1844-59 1d pink envelopes (90) all are used with English or Scots numerals, a variety of back stamps incl. several undated circles of Ashford etc. £50 to 100 £105.00
1795
 Specimen
1855 Nov 26th SPECIMEN Proof sheet showing QV 1s, 6d & 4d dated dies optd SPECIMEN in black, some minor creasing. Scarce. £180 to 200 N/S
1796
 Used
 Specimen
QV 3d dies selection of 28 x 3d dies incl. 1859 SPECIMEN sheet used in combination with a 1½d W.H.Smith & Co. advertising ring cut out, pre-cancelled SSF (scarce). Further 5x 3d W.H.Smith & Son advertising ring cut outs & 20 single cut outs (5 used). Mainly fine. £120 to 150 N/S
1797
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897 QV ½d + 2d compound envelopes (2) from London to Grenada, West Indies, one uprated with 2½d Jubilee, the other with a 5d Jubilee. Huggins ESC187 (XXXX), very few known, VF. (2) £50 to 70 N/S
1798
Used on piece or front
Used (on letter or envelope)
KEVII selection of 117 items on old album leaves, envelopes (23) incl. 1s (scarce), cut-outs (90) mainly die shades of the 1d & 6d, but incl. 10d (2) etc. Mainly fine. £170 to 200 £220.00
1799
Used (on letter or envelope)
1905-38 selection of 24 envelopes bearing stationery cut-outs comprising QV (6), KEVII (7), KGV (5), EVIII + KGV (5), KGV + KGVI (1), mainly fine. £50 to 65 £62.00
1800
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV 3d die OHMS envelopes to the Inland Revenue registered from Ipswich 1905, E041 (c £100) & E042 (c £150), minor faults, scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1801
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906-13 KEVII used double compound envelope plus 4 cut-outs incl. ESC662 (£40), ESC682 (XXXX) - very few known, both used to Canada. Also ESC622 (£30), ESC626 (£40), ESC681 (£15) & ESC687 (£30). Mainly fine. (6 covers & 4 cut-outs). £65 to 80 £64.00
1802
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV P.O Telegraph 9d die Stock Exchange, Huggins TP45 (Cat. £150), VF & scarce. £80 to 100 N/S
1803
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV selection of six unused envelopes 6d ES49, 9d brown ES50, 10d ES51, 9d green ES54, ½d + 1d ES742 1d + 1d ES747, mainly fine - VF. Cat. £305. £120 to 140 N/S
1804
Used (on letter or envelope)
Double compound Dies selection of 22 unused comprising, QEII x 8, one with KGVI, one Cadburys advertising, 4 double Postcards, KGV x 6 incl. registered envelopes RP35 (c £75), KGVI x 1, QVx 7 incl. Huggins ESC136 (XXXX) very few known. Mainly fine. £100 to 130 £140.00
1805
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 KGVI 5½d brown envelopes, fine M, RS3 (XXXX) - very few known, another used Norwood 1942 registered to Sussex. Scarce. £60 to 75 N/S
1806
Used (on letter or envelope)
1957 Parliamentary Conference 6d Air Letter unused examples (25), another 3 postally used incl. first day with Parliamentary Conference pmk. Huggins APS3. (28) £40 to 50 £40.00
  • Railway Stamps & Covers
1807
 M
 Unused
RAILWAY LETTER STAMPS selection of 186 mainly unused or M, various companies - Great Eastern, North British etc. Some blocks, very mixed condition. £80 to 100 £130.00
1808
 Used
RAILWAY PARCEL STAMPS selection of 124 different from various companies, decent condition for these. £80 to 100 £115.00
1809
 UM
RAILWAY PARCEL STAMPS - Caledonian Railway ¼d newspaper parcel labels, full gum, crease across middle row of a full sheet of twelve. Very scarce. £80 to 100 £80.00
1810
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854-78 six covers bearing strike of 'Gt Northern Railway' mail guard h/stamp in red, 1855 black 'E/GW' in circle (Great Western R.P.O), 1861 black 'E/MR' in circle, 1873 Gloucester Station c.d.s, 1876 Edin & Carlisle Sorting Tender c.d.s, 1878 Edin & Carlisle Sorting Tender. £40 to 50 £92.00
 
   
       
   
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