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1840 1d. Mulready envelope A 150 First Day of Use. Birmingham to Kent via London, with both dispatch and transit cds's dated MY.6.1840- unusual to find a cds on the front.
Orange red maltese cross. Rare. RPS Cert, ex John Bohn. Cat. £18,000.  ..
SG Number: SGME2
£8,000.00
1840 Gold Printed "Ladies" Envelope. Wonderful "miniature" envelope sent from GREENWICH to LINCOLN'S INN...
cancelled by "PD JA 13 1840" lozenge in red ink also Greenwich Penny Post Paid handstamp. Fabulou..
£1,500.00
1841 Mulready wrapper (A17) London to Wirksworth with a superb, crisp black maltese cross.
Dated 1.AP.41. Red receiver on the front. Attractive. Mulready (unusually, letter written inside)..
SG Number: SGME1
£250.00
1875 Telegraph unadopted small head die proof, AP.29.1875. After Hardening written in black on glazed white card.
Manuscript "cancelled" in ink, pencil note alongside. Ex. De La Rue archives. Cat. £1800. ..
£800.00
1897 ROYAL DIAMOND JUBILEE invitation with H. M. OFFICE OF WORKS cachet in purple.
Dated June 22nd 1897 the invitation displays the Imperial Crown within the cachet. Admits the bea..
£175.00
1902/ 11 Edward VII. Six bicoloured proofs on gummed MCA paper, as colour trials by De La Rue.
Attractive and unusual Dummy stamps. ..
£1,100.00
1911 De La Rue 'Britannia' head. Interpaneau imperf pair.
Top stamp being KGV Downey Head, from the sheet of 48 where only twelve had the KGV head. Rare an..
£2,500.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK.
Superb u/m o.g. top marginal of the Profile head design. SPECIMEN Type 26. ..
£200.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Black 1d. Telegram Form.
Superb example on which the 1d. stamp was to be affixed and message written, this example has 2x ..
£350.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Black 1d. Telegram Form. Very fine example with the 1d. stamp affixed and message written in pencil.
Cancelled by the Exhibition double ring c.d.s. for 16. JUL. 1925. Very scarce.     ..
£350.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Red Souvenir Telegram Form. Superb pristine mint example…
in red normally retained as a souvenir/receipt. Rarely seen in such outstanding quality.  ..
£250.00
c.1900 De La Rue Dummy head Britannia design. Recess in green, mounted on card.
This was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive.  ..
£375.00
C.1902 PERFORATION MACHINE TEST.
Corner marginal block of 24 on gummed paper (23 u/m) without watermark perforated 14 - without de..
£375.00
c.1911 De La Rue, Large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6. Superb.
In brown and black on gummed, honeycombe, unwatermarked paper.  ..
£750.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(IA). Marginal inscription. Green Irish Spoon.
Super stamp and rare cancel. Spec BS26H. RPS Cert ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 57
£1,500.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown (AD).
A superb marginal example with inscription, cancelled, by a black MC. Scarce so fine. RPS Cert. S..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£475.00
SG008 m.1841 1d. Red-brown.(DL). Number in cross.
Exceptionally fine used with good to huge margins and neat London 10 in mc. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£160.00
SG014 1841 2d. Blue (OJ). Pl.4.
TOWN DATED CDS. Feb 15th 1893 - late use. Just touched at the top left, very unusual and rare..
SG Number: SG14
£495.00
SG040 1857 1d. Rose-red (CJ). Die II. LC. P.14.
Superb used cancelled by a blue LEYTON u.d.c. Excellent strike and very scarce. ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 44
£175.00
SG040 1857 1d. Rose-red. (LL). Die II. LC. P.14.
Used on printed envelope for "THE DIAL" sent from LONDON to OLDHAM cancelled by the number "10" I..
SG Number: SG40
£300.00
SG040 1857 1d. Rose-red.(LG).Die II. LC. P.14. Spec C10(6).
Late use of the Maltese Cross. Fine example with a light strike of the black MC. Rarely seen. RPS..
SG Number: SG40
£550.00
SG043 - 1864 1d. Rose-red (NJ).
Superb used with part LONDON c.d.s. leaving a clear profile.     ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 118
£50.00
SG043 also 45, 82, 92 & 97 1864 1d. Rose-red Pl. 73 (BL), 2d. Blue Pl.9 (CK), 4d. Pale Red Pl.4 (SI), 3d. Rose Pl.4 (KJ) and 1865 6d. Lilac Pl.5 (QE - QF).
Registered Wrapper to CANADA. A stunning five colour franking cover from LONDON to ST. CATHERINES..
SG Number: SG43
£2,350.00
SG1 1858 Rowland Hill Signature on Post Office Embossed Letterhead. Scarce.
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SG Number: SG1
£395.00
SG102 1871 3d. Deep Rose Pl.7 (JH). “No.1” Handstamp. Fine strike on right hand wing marginal… very scarce.
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SG Number: SG102
Plate No.: 7
£75.00
SG103 1867 3d. Rose plate 8, TF. Irish Telegraphic cancel no. 13 of Hillsborough. Rarely seen.
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SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£125.00
SG103 1868 3d. Rose plate 5, BL. Protective underprint: Copestake, Moore, Crampton & Co., London.
Fine used. SGPP28. Scarce. Cat. £250.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 5
£150.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose Pl.8 (IE - IG). Concentric Ring (7) Handstamp.
Used by The British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company and also by the Submarine Company. Ver..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£125.00
SG109 1868 6d. Mauve, plate 8, MI. Unofficial Protective underprint, A & S Henry & Co., Manchester. Good used.
Spec PP98. Cat. £425. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£195.00
SG109 1870 6d. Mauve, plate 9, SC. Protective underprint; Copeskate, Moore, Crampton & Co., London.
Fine used, SGPP30. Scarce. Cat. £350. ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£150.00
SG112 & 47 1867 10d. Red-brown Pl.1 (SA – SB) and 1871 2d. Deep Blue Pl.14 (AH). Used on small piece cancelled by VALPARAISO duplex’s for OC. 3. 77.
Stamp SB with lovely c.d.s. Cat. £800+  ..
SG Number: SG112
Plate No.: 1
£350.00
SG117 1872 1/- Green, plate 5 Stock Exchange Forgery, EC. Used on small part telegraph form.
With 6d. Chestnut plate 11 and 2/- blue. Attractive and rarely seen in combination with other sta..
SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 5
£850.00
SG118 1867 2s. Dull Blue Pl.1 (OI). Concentric Ring (7) Handstamp.
Used by The British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company and also by the Submarine Company. Fin..
SG Number: SG118
Plate No.: 1
£140.00
SG122 1872 6d. Deep Chestnut Pl.11 (NG - NH). Wmk. Spray. Superb used right wing marginal pair.
Cancelled by lovely crisp MITCHAM c.d.s’s for MY. 20. 72.  ..
SG Number: SG122
Plate No.: 11
£225.00
SG126 1867 5s. Rose Pl.1 (CD). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Concentric Ring (7) Handstamp.
Used by The British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company and also by the Submarine Company. Sup..
SG Number: SG126
Plate No.: 1
£295.00
SG144 1867 3d. Rose plate 19, CA. Fine used PROTECTIVE UNDERPRINT. Fine used.
Copstake, Moore, Crampton & Co., London. Cat. £200. SGPP29. ..
SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 19
£110.00
SG147 1875 6d. Grey plate 14, KA. Superb lightly hinged corner example. A super stamp.
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SG Number: SG147
Plate No.: 14
£400.00
SG150 1875 1s. Green Pl.12 (II). 	Exceptionally fine used left wing marginal cancelled by SOUTH SHEILDS c.d.s. Cat. £300 with premium.
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SG Number: SG150
Plate No.: 12
£125.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage green, plate 16, GH. A superb, lightly mounted example with fresh colour.
Cat. £1400. RPS Cert. when in a block of four, plus wrong RPS of 2016! ..
SG Number: SG153
Plate No.: 16
£795.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage green, plate 16, IK - IL. Very fine used pair. Neat Saxmundham duplex.
Dated Dec.12.78. Attractive. Cat. £600.  ..
SG Number: SG153
Plate No.: 16
£275.00
SG154 1880 4d. Grey-brown, plate 17, QH, on cover Manchester to Mexico. Per "Bothnia", via New York and Brownsville
Dated 6.NO.80. Stunningly rare stamp on cover... especially with cds. Cat. £1700.  ..
SG Number: SG154
£1,100.00
SG156 1876 8d. Brown orange Imperf. Colour trial, diagonally overprinted SPECIMEN Type 11.
Very fine original gum example. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG156
Plate No.: 1
£225.00
SG156 1876 8d. Orange. Pl.1.(EB). Very fine cds dated NO.3.77.
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SG Number: SG156
£175.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac, pl. 21. Superb cds used with excellent fresh colour.
Scarce stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£120.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac.(EG). Pl.21. Wmk Crown.
Mint o.g. example, super colour. Fine and fresh. Cat £600 ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£250.00
SG160 1880 4d. Grey-brown.Pl.17. Wmk Crown. Exceptionally fine used cancelled by part cds.
Fresh colour. ..
SG Number: SG160
Plate No.: 17
£50.00
SG160 1881 4d. Grey-brown plate 17, GF. Watermark Crown. Red, octagonal French date stamp for 11 Jan. 1881.
From the Channel Islands Boite Mobile service - "ANG.BM/ GRANVILLE". A rare cancel.  ..
SG Number: SG160
Plate No.: 17
£175.00
SG162 1883 6d. on 6d. Lilac. Pl.18.(KI).Wmk Crown. Very fine used cancelled by a neat cds for JA.2.84.
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SG Number: SG162
Plate No.: 18
£65.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown pl. 13, TJ.
Superb cds example, Southampton JU.15.83. A very pretty stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 13
£135.00
SG17/ 42 1857/ 63 1d. Red-brown, RH, Blue 41 suburban low number in oval of Brentford.
Scarce coloured cancel.  ..
SG Number: SG17
£75.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. “PENNY POSTAGE JUBILEE”.
Insert card from the special envelope issued by the P.O. to celebrate 50 years of the Uniform Pen..
SG Number: SG172
£295.00
SG172 1893 1d. Lilac plus 6d. Jubilee, both originally on the same piece, cancelled by the rare Carlisle Fort, Military Telegraph cds's
Dated DE.26.1893 - Boxing Day - with cut out of the same postmark. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£350.00
SG172b 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Frame Broken at Bottom. (R.1/2, Sheet Control “S” Upper Pane).
Right hand stamp in top marginal pair. Mounted in margin only. Rare variety… BPA Cert. Spec. K8j ..
SG Number: SG172
£725.00
SG178 1884 2s. 6d. Lilac (AB). White Paper.
Exceptionally fine used example cancelled by a lovely neat COVENTRY c.d.s. for DE. 2. 92. Scarce ..
SG Number: SG178
£125.00
SG178 1898 2/6d. Lilac + 1d. Lilac + 6d. Jubilee on Reg cover from London to Oregon, USA.
Violet oval reg. cancels. Rare stamp on cover!  ..
SG Number: SG178
£1,100.00
SG18 1854 1d. Yellow brown, SC16 die 2, plate R2, TB-TD. Superb used strip of 3.
Neat 890 Windsor sideways duplex. A very attractive strip with great colour.  ..
SG Number: SG18
Plate No.: R2
£150.00
SG189s 1884 2d. Lilac DP-FR. Specimen type 9. A superb unmounted block of 9. Well centered.
Spec K19s. Fresh colour.  ..
SG Number: SG189s
£375.00
SG192 1884 4d. Dull Green (JL). Envelope sent from LONDON to the LOYALTY ISLANDS…
part of the French territory of New Caledonia, N. E. of Australia, Lifou being the provincial cap..
SG Number: SG192
£495.00
SG196 1884 1s. Dull Green (TJ). Telegraph “185” Handstamp. Fine strike in violet ink of the LONGNIDDRY cancellation…
faults, nevertheless most collectable and a scarce combination.  ..
SG Number: SG196
£75.00
SG197 1887 1/2d. Vermilion. Superb corner block with an excellent paperfold...
...giving rise to an almost complete impression of "printed on the gummed side". Spectacular! ..
SG Number: SG197
£1,750.00
SG197 1900 1/2d. Vermilion, fine used marginal block. Each stamp cancelled "ARMY P.O 43, SOUTH AFRICA".
Dated SP.3.00. Pretty.  ..
SG Number: SG197
£65.00
SG2 1840 1d.  Black pl. 1b (PK), re-touched check letters on bluete paper; neat margins and crisp black mc. A choice stamp.
Spec AS5ne(ADX). ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1
£475.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (OA), full marginal inscription, neatly cancelled with a red mc; good margins all around except above "O" of "POSTAGE".
A super looking stamp and rare with full side margin and inscription. (DNXG).  ..
SG Number: SG2
£1,850.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 1a. Spooner number 10. Sent from Dolgelly to Mold, the stamp placed on the reverse!
Cancelled by a red maltese cross with an u.d.c below. Manuscript note at the bottom reads "one of..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1a
£9,500.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 1B, MK, very fine used on small piece, neat red maltese cross tying.
Good margins. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£275.00
SG2/ 3 1840 1d. Grey-black (modest wear), plate 1a, TL. A brilliant example, crisp reddish brown maltese cross.
Clear profile and excellent basal shift.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1a
£875.00
SG202 1887 3d. Purple on Yellow “Jubilee”. Fine used with excellent frame breaks at left. Spec. K32ea.
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SG Number: SG202
£45.00
SG202 1887 3d. Purple on Yellow “Jubilee”. THE EASTERN TELEGRAM COMPANY LIMITED.
Delightfully printed Telegram envelope sent by Registered mail from LONDON to ROUSAY ISLAND, part..
SG Number: SG202
£225.00
SG209var 1887 9d. Dull purple and bright blue - Intense Shade. Superb unmounted marginal example.
Exceptional intense colour. Spec. K38(2)var.  ..
SG Number: SG209var
£350.00
SG210 1887 10d. Jubilee, corner example, u/m showing a good shift of the crown wmk & centrally the marginal wmk line - very unusual.
From setting 1/2A. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG210
£275.00
SG211 1887/ 92 1/- Green Jubilee. Superb used, neat St. Neots cancel dated FE.18.98. Excellent deep colour.
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SG Number: SG211
£50.00
SG214 1900 1/- Green and carmine. Superb cds example dated JY.14.01. Excellent original colour.
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SG Number: SG214
£65.00
SG215 1902 1/2d. Die proof in black on glazed card without endorsements. Scarce.
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SG Number: SG215
£1,750.00
SG216 1902 ½d. Blue-green. D.L.R. “Polo” Variety. Unmounted “C4” control example – unlisted.
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SG Number: SG216
£50.00
SG218 1902 ½d. Yellowish Green. D.L.R. Raised Crown in Watermark (R. 19/2).
Exceptionally fine unused o.g. (mounted on 1) control “I9” block of six… variety u/m. Seldom seen..
SG Number: SG218
£495.00
SG223 1905 Chalk Surfaced Paper. 1 1/2d. Pale dull purple and green. Superb unmounted example.
Spec M9(1).  ..
SG Number: SG223
£45.00
SG227var 1906 2d. Pale green and scarlet, chalky paper. Deformed Tablet. Superb used on small piece.
Neat Jersey cds for MR.3.1911, also shows doubled frame line at right. Spec M12(3)d. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG227var
£350.00
SG228 - 1909 2d. Pale Grey-Green and Scarlet (C) D.L.R.
Exceptionally fine unused o.g. (lower pair u/m) block of four - the top left stamp with unlisted ..
SG Number: 228
£325.00
SG228var 1906 2d. Grey green and scarlet (chalky paper). A superb u/m example with bottom margin.
Very fresh and unrubbed. Spec M12(4). ..
SG Number: SG228var
£60.00
SG230 1902 2 1/2d. Striking book piece inscribed, "Nov.27.12 leads" with manuscript "1907" in red on reverse.
Fresh and fine.  ..
SG Number: SG230
£1,650.00
SG236a 1906 4d. Green and chocolate brown/ chalky. Unmounted marginal example.
Fresh unrubbed colour.  ..
SG Number: SG236a
£45.00
SG250 1902 9d. Heat and duty plate die proofs, cut down to stamp size. In black on glazed card.
Small anchor handstamp on reverse. Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG250
£975.00
SG250 1902 DLR (o) 9d. Dull purple and ultramarine. Superb unmounted original gum corner block of 4. Spec M39(1).
Excellent fresh colour, scarce multiple.  ..
SG Number: SG250
£750.00
SG254 1902 10d. Heat and duty plate die proofs, cut down to stamp size, in black on glazed card.
Small anchor handstamp on reverse. Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG254
£975.00
SG255var 1906 10d. Slate purple and deep (glossy) carmine. Superb cds used, crisp Sandwich cancel, for NO.26.06.
On Parcel Label with 1d. bright scarlet. Stunning use and must be the best used example known, of..
SG Number: SG255var
£1,500.00
SG263 1904 London (Clapton) Parcel Post label with 5/- bright carmine, plus 2x 1/- and 6d, making 7/ 6d.
Dated MY.13.04. Scarce high value franking.  ..
SG Number: SG263
£425.00
SG29 1856 1d. Red-brown (orangey red shade), plate 35. Specimen type 2, LC.
Very fine, original gum example. Nice colour. Spec C8t. ..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 35
£295.00
SG297 1911 6d. Dull Purple. S. House. Superb unmounted o.g. bottom right corner pair with cuts under 12th. Spec. M33A(1) – Cat. £120+.
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SG Number: SG297
£80.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey black, plate 1a, QC. Superb example of the worn plate.
Nice even margins and bold red maltese cross. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£500.00
SG311 1912 10d. Dull Reddish Purple and Carmine. S. House. Very fine used example cancelled by part c.d.s. for DE. 1912. Fresh colour.
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SG Number: SG311
£45.00
SG314 1912 1s. Green and carmine. S. House. Superb used example cancelled by a lovely CAMBRIDGE c.d.s. for OC. 25. 12.
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SG Number: SG314
£35.00
SG314 1912 1s. Green and Carmine. S. House. Vertical Scratch at Back of Ear and Frame Break Repaired (Pls. H2c or H2d/B5b, R. 20/11)
Date cuts removed from 11th and added under 12th. Very fine unused o.g. example in fine o.g. corn..
SG Number: SG314
£150.00
SG314 1913 Frome Parcel Post label with 9d. M41(5) & 1/- M47(5). Neat cds for NO.4.13.
Colourful.  ..
SG Number: SG314
£90.00
SG317 1913 Parcel Post on tag to Finland with 2/- 6d. & 1d., Stewarton double ring cds for MR.27.13
Rated at 2/- 7d. Unusual and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG317
£550.00
SG329 - 1911 1d. Carmine. Die 1B. Wmk Crown. White Spot Left of “O” and White Dot above “T” of “POSTAGE” (Pl.14, R. 20/11).
Unmounted o.g. “A 11” control block of six. Spec. N8d. ..
SG Number: SG329
£175.00
SG330a Wi 1911 1d. Carmine watermark Crown. Die 1B, No Cross on Crown and Inverted Watermark.
Unmounted example of this rare stamp, probably ex booklet pane; the rarest of all the "No Cross" ..
SG Number: SG330aWi
£1,250.00
SG341 - 1912 1d. Bright Scarlet. Die 2. Wmk Crown. INDIAN Handstamp. Very fine cancelled by JIND c.d.s. Rarely on GB stamp.
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SG Number: SG341
£95.00
SG341avar 1912 1d. Scarlet. Die 2. “No Cross on Crown and Broken Frame” Lower left stamp...
in a superb unmounted o.g. block of four. Spec. N11c - unpriced by SG for u/m.  ..
SG Number: SG341
£200.00
SG344Wk 1912 ½d. Green. Die 2. Watermark Inverted and Reversed. White scales (Pl.20, R. 1/3).
Superb unmounted o.g. top marginal. Extremely rare… Spec. N5(1)d & k only listed separately b..
SG Number: SG344
£295.00
SG345var - 1912 1d. Scarlet. Die 2. Wmk Simple Cypher. Coil Join.
Superb unmounted vertical pair. Spec N12i. Unpriced by SG. ..
SG Number: SG345
£65.00