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1892 Murray & Co advertising envelope to USA

1892 Murray & Co advertising envelope to USA

ADVERTISING 1892 1d lilac & 3x ½d vermillions from London Jy 18 92 to the USA - the 1d lilac being cancelled by a London Hoster. Affixed to an 'all over advertising envelope in brown for Murray & Company - our favourite sweet - caramels.' Superb cover.
  SKU: 00105
Price: £125.00
1887 Printed envelope Bath to Isle of Wight

1887 Printed envelope Bath to Isle of Wight

SG197 1887 ½d vermillion 'Jubilee' envelope from Bath to Isle of Wight, double ring c.d.s. for MY.10.97. The cover with fine printed 'BATH & WEAT & SOUTHERN COUNTIES SOCIETY' crest. Attractive.
SG: 197 SKU: 00106
Price: £28.00
1887 1d pink envelope Hoster cancel to Biggar, North Britain

1887 1d pink envelope Hoster cancel to Biggar, North Britain

1887 1d pink envelope to Biggar, North Britain, re-directed to Cheltenham with 1d lilac, 1d pink cancelled with fine Hoster, 1d tied Brighton c.d.s. Reverse bears c.d.s's for Biggar 17th, Brighton 18th & Cheltenham on 19th, Cover with vertical crease at right side.
  SKU: 00145
Price: £50.00
1892 1d pink envelope uprated ½d + 1d to Holland with 25c Postage Due

1892 1d pink envelope uprated ½d + 1d to Holland with 25c Postage Due

Postal Stationery - 1892 1d pink uprated with 1d lilac Die II & ½d vermilion 'Jubilee' sent underpaid from LONDON to HOLLAND & receiving 25c blue Postage Due charge on arrival. Cancelled by large London double ring c.d.s's for 20.OC.91 with Amsterdam c.d.s. on reverse for the 21st. Unusual combination.
  SKU: 00148
Price: £75.00
1902 POSTED ON THE/HIGH SEAS postcard

1902 POSTED ON THE/HIGH SEAS postcard

SG218 1902 ½d yellowish green DLR horizontal pair used on PPC depicting RMS Aragon. The card handstamped 'POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS'. The stamps cancelled by Lisbon c.d.s. for 9.NOV.05. Most attractive.
SG: 218 SKU: 00195
Price: £20.00
1916 censored envelope to Norfolk

1916 censored envelope to Norfolk

1916 envelope addressed to Norfolk endorsed 'On Active Service' cancelled by 'Army Post Office/S.5' double ring with 'Passed by Censor' hand stamp and military cachet 'Service de L'Aviation Navale Anglaise/No 3 Wing.' Scarce item of military mail.
  SKU: 00196
Price: £50.00
1842 entire Glasgow to Bonaw bears Maltese Cross

1842 entire Glasgow to Bonaw bears Maltese Cross

1842 unstamped entire Glasgow to Bonaw with superb strike of black MC, red m/s '1' indicating postage paid (1d) but charged '2'(d) postage due on arrival with boxed BONAW handstamp for Ap.22.42. The postmaster at Bonaw was well known for playing about with his date stamps. Superb cover.
  SKU: 00199
Price: £450.00
1893 stationery envelope illustrated used in Brighton

1893 stationery envelope illustrated used in Brighton

1893 1d pink stationery envelope used locally in Brighton Dec.20.93 with a silhouette of a 'winged postman' with his sack marked GPO, alongside a gallows with addressed small envelope hanging. Very unusual, Ex Shaida.
  SKU: 00329
Price: £220.00
1898 advertising envelope Shotgun Powder - London to Stirling

1898 advertising envelope Shotgun Powder - London to Stirling

1898 'Schultz' advertising envelope, Shotgun Cartridges & Pigeon Shooting in orange, with ½d vermilion used from London to Stirling, dated DEC.17.1898. Scarce.
  SKU: 00339
Price: £50.00
1898 hand painted envelope Hampstead to Sutton

1898 hand painted envelope Hampstead to Sutton

1898 envelope from Hampstead to Sutton, Surrey, franked 1d lilac, tied by Hampstead duplex, shows a hand painted policeman with an extra large moustache.
  SKU: 00341
Price: £60.00
1890 Lord Chamberlain envelope

1890 Lord Chamberlain envelope

Official pre 1890 envelope showing top right a circular embossed impression with a green background 'LORD CHAMBERLAIN' printed by Wantzen Ltd. of Islington - envelope makers for Waterlows.
  SKU: 00496
Price: £250.00
1843 1d pink uprated envelope

1843 1d pink uprated envelope

SG8 1843 1d red-brown (MG). Used on 1d Pink stationery envelope (flap missing) from Ripon to Camberwell - black MC cancellations & reverse with dispatch & arrival handstamps for OC.2/3/1843.
SG: 8 SKU: 00497
Price: £65.00
1937 envelope with King George VI Royal cachet

1937 envelope with King George VI Royal cachet

Stampless envelope from London to H.M Office of Works, Edinburgh. Red 'LONDON S.W.1 OFFICIAL' double line c.d.s. for 5 MR.37 & crisp black Royal 'GRI VI' cachet at lower left, VF.
  SKU: 00501
Price: £48.00
1932 Buckingham Palace/Lord Steward postmarks on registered envelope

1932 Buckingham Palace/Lord Steward postmarks on registered envelope

Stampless registered envelope from Buckingham Palace to Hay Market with red & mauve registered handstamps for 16.AU.32 & 'LORD STEWARD/BUCKINGHAM PALACE' cipher/cachet at lower left.
  SKU: 00502
Price: £75.00
1849 1d pink envelope Whalley undated circle

1849 1d pink envelope Whalley undated circle

Stationery - 1849 1d pink envelope BLACKBURN to PADIHAM cancelled by the numeral '86' - the '8' inverted thus appearing as '98'. The reverse with a bright blue double arc dispatch for AP.21.1849 & a Whalley u.d.c. (LA 1236 rarity D)in the same colour.
  SKU: 00506
Price: £40.00
1946 pen & ink illustrated envelope from London to Wales

1946 pen & ink illustrated envelope from London to Wales

1946 envelope from London to Deganway, Wales, showing a pen & ink illustration of two people riding an animal (water buffalo?)
  SKU: 00513
Price: £25.00
1920 cover illustrated with musical notes & probably contained a Christmas card

1920 cover illustrated with musical notes & probably contained a Christmas card

1920 cover illustrated with musical notes & probably contained a Christmas card. Reverse bears pen & ink illustration of crowns & cat etc.
  SKU: 01250
Price: £30.00
1915 Bedford Borough Recreation Committee for the Troops, illustrated envelope to London - Scottish soldier

1915 Bedford Borough Recreation Committee for the Troops, illustrated envelope to London - Scottish soldier

1915 Bedford Borough Recreation Committee for the Troops, printed envelope with a pen & ink illustration of a portly Scottish soldier complete with swagger cane.
  SKU: 01358
Price: £65.00
1881 cover London to Winterthur, Switzerland, 2d blue Pl.5 & ½d pale green (SG.47 & 165), London duplexes

1881 cover London to Winterthur, Switzerland, 2d blue Pl.5 & ½d pale green (SG.47 & 165), London duplexes

1881 cover from London to Winterthur, Switzerland, franked 2d blue Pl.5 & ½d pale green (SG.47 & 165), tied London duplexes. Obverse bears circular company hand stamp for Aynard & Ruffer of London, reverse shows Winterthur receiver.
SG: 47 SKU: 01596
Price: £45.00
1890 hand painted water colour (two insects) cover front, 1d lilac, Chester Le Street duplex to Uppingham

1890 hand painted water colour (two insects) cover front, 1d lilac, Chester Le Street duplex to Uppingham

1890 cover front franked 1d lilac, tied Chester Le Street duplex to F.H. Sheppee of Uppingham, bears a fine hand painted watercolour of two insects.
  SKU: 01741
Price: £95.00
c1890 hand painted water colour (three beetles) cover front, 1d lilac, Chester Le Street duplex to Uppingham

c1890 hand painted water colour (three beetles) cover front, 1d lilac, Chester Le Street duplex to Uppingham

c1890 cover front franked 1d lilac, tied Chester Le Street duplex to F.H. Sheppee at Uppingham, bears fine hand painted watercolour of three beetles.
  SKU: 01743
Price: £95.00
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