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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - World Postal History
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Used (on letter or envelope)
1949 UPU FDC's - Antigua, Grenada, Jamaica, South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago, also Gold Coast and Virgin Islands full sets on cover and British Guiana 4c & 12c on cover with 24c defin. £50 to 60 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
ANTI-GERMAN WARTIME propaganda cards, mainly British issued, also incl. Belgian, French etc, all different striking images. (42) £140 to 170 £240.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR LETTERS approx 250 both used & unused, all folded and mostly typed addressed, good variety, generally fine throughout. £80 to 100 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH small accumulation incl. Aden, New Hebrides, Newfoundland, Ireland, Mauritius, M.E.F, Papua, Tristan da Cunha, 1940 'Eros' shipwreck cover (torpedoed off the Irish coast) plus a Sudan £1 postal order. £100 to 120 £165.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1937-38 first flight covers (3) incl. Elder Colonial AW Freetown - Bathurst with cachet on a company cover. £40 to 45 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MEDITERRANEAN MAIL 1828-40 two EL's from Tunis to Genoa by named captains with s/line or three line VIA DI MARE marks, the latter item slit for disinfection (both ex Robertson collection), also 1849 EL Naples - Florence with clear oval VILLA DI MARSIGLIA/PIROSCAFI/MARIA ANTONIETTA ship's h/stamp. Attractive trio. (3) £100 to 130 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
MIXED POSTAL HISTORY incl. dated 'Greenock/Ship letter' D.S, Nova Scotia Bisect, Tonga, Tristan etc. 1841-1969 covers incl. 1841 EL from Trinidad to Scotland with VF scarce dated boxed 'Greenock/Ship Letter' d/stamp on the front, 1844-7 trio of large part E's from NSW to GB/USA (latter rare), battered 1860 env. to GB ex 'English-Town/C.B' with large part uncancelled diagonally bisected Nova Scotia 6d blue, 1937 pictorial printed Tonga Tin Can Mail env. March 1937 envelope with GB KEVIII 1½d tied by London arrival c.d.s, with VF two ring 'Tristan Da Cunha' cachet alongside, 1942 OAS envelope with 'Robben Island' cachet, 1916-42 POW envelopes etc. (13 covers + 2 pieces). £100 to 130 £140.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WEST INDIES 1892-1951 mixed lot of covers (12) incl. British Honduras 1894 cover to the USA, & taxed 1912 cover, two covers Canada to Bahamas with 5d Special Delivery stamps, 1892 registered St. Lucia to Jamaica, British Guiana censored covers (2) and a Trinidad & Tobago registered envelope. £100 to 120 £165.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WORLD WAR II psychological warfare & propaganda air dropped leaflets/periodicals fine collection of ten different allied or enemy illustrated leaflets neatly written up on leaves in protectors, 'How many people will march into death, the answer lies with you,' 'Hitler can no longer win the war, he can only lengthen it,' 'The Roosevelt/Churchill declaration offering the German people a reasonable/decent place' etc. Viewing recommended. Scarce items. £200 to 250 £200.00
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