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SGV1 1840 1d. Black. “VR” Official (OI – OJ).
Wonderful good clear margined horizontal unused (without gum) pair…possibly removed from a Postma..
SG Number: SGV1
£18,000.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey-black Pl.1a (GH). Superb used with good clear square cut margins and a fabulous full strike of the red MC…
excellent plate wear characteristics. Spec. AS3 – Cat. £500. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£425.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black, plate 2, SC. Excellent upper shift on neat piece, tied by a crisp Vermilion maltese cross. Spec AS15b.
With a superb TOO-LATE handstamp alongside. Very pretty piece.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£475.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black, plate 2, TI. Very fine used, crisp red maltese cross and neat margins. Spec. AS15.
Attractive. BPA cert.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£295.00
SG5 1840 2d. Blue, plate 1, PJ. Superb used, complete upright strike of a black maltese cross.
Choice.  ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 1
£550.00
SG7 1841 1d. Red-brown, plate 2, GA. Superb used, nice central black maltese cross. A pretty stamp.
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SG Number: 7
Plate No.: 2
£275.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown, plate 13, LA. A brilliant example. Huge margins and neat black maltese cross. Spec. BS2.
Stunning!  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 13
£225.00
SG8 1842 1d. Red-brown, plate 26, AF. A superb used marginal inscription example.
Neat black maltese cross. Choice. RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 26
£475.00
SG8 1845/ 47 1d. Red-brown, plate 68, DD-EG. A very fine used block of 8. Neat 569 numeral cancels of Northallerton, Yorks.
A choice block, with nice margins.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 68
£575.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue, plate 3, FE-FF. Single 569 numeral, contrary to regulations - North allerton, Yorkshire.
A handsome pair with good margins.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£650.00
SG29 1856 1d. Red-brown LC14, plate 27. Superb, lightly hinged corner example showing plate number and part marginal inscription.
Super fresh colour. A stunning stamp. RPS cert. Spec C8(1). Very choice!  ..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 27
£1,250.00
SG34 1855 2d. Blue, plate 5, AI-AJ pair with two excellent PD cancels in red. A truely stunning pair with excellent colours!
Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG34
Plate No.: 5
£950.00
SG39 1857 1d. Pale Rose Pl.48 (BI - BL). BLUE Handstamp.
Strip of four neatly cancelled by three strikes of the CARDONAGH double arc c.d.s. for AU. 14. 18..
SG Number: SG39
Plate No.: 48
£395.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red, plate 49, PB. Die II. LC. P.14. Superb used cancelled by a crisp Spalding cds for OC.20.1860.
Spec. C10(5).  ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 49
£55.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red Pl.57 (KI). Used Abroad - Jamaica. Superb used example cancelled by a crisp RODNEY HALL c.d.s. for FE. 10. 1859.
A great rarity. RPS Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 57
£775.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red Pl. R17 (GG - GJ). French Handstamp - St Malo.
Fine used strip of four cancelled by ST. MALO “3734” small numerals in lozenge of dots… used on m..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: R17
£200.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red. (QC). SANDPORT STREET Scots Local Handstamp.
Used on small piece wonderfully cancelled by a full strike of the type XVIII handstamp. Super loo..
SG Number: SG40
£50.00
SG41 1857 1d. Deep Rose-red Pl.27 (SC). Cancelled solely by a fantastic circular blue barred handstamp…
In all probability an Inspectors erasure mark. Delightful and most unusual. ..
SG Number: SG41
Plate No.: 27
£240.00
SG43 1868 1d. Rose-red Pl.116 (LJ). Canonbie Handstamp. Used example cancelled by two crossed handstruck “1” in black ink.
A few straight perfs, nevertheless a super example of this very rare usage. ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 116
£95.00
SG43 1869 1d. Rose-red Pl.124 (PE). Superb used cancelled by a wonderful complete strike of the GLASGOW c.d.s. for FE. 26. 74.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 124
£60.00
SG43 1869 1d. Rose-red Pl.140 (QI). Superb used cancelled by a crisp LONDON c.d.s. for FE. 1. 75.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 140
£50.00
SG43 1871 1d. Rose-red Pl.144 (GF). Superb used cancelled by a cracking central strike of the CARDIFF c.d.s. for MY. 10. 72. Fabulous quality.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 144
£90.00
SG43 1871 1d. Rose-red Pl.147 (RA - RD). Used Contrary to Regulations.
Brilliant strip of four cancelled by two wonderful strikes of the PORTASKAIG (Isle of Islay) c.d...
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 147
£325.00
SG43 1871 1d. Rose-red Pl.150 (DH). Superb used cancelled by a lovely central strike of the LONDON c.d.s. for DE. 22. 71.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 150
£60.00
SG45 1861 2d. Blue Pl.9 (LE). Thick Lines. Superb used cancelled by a crisp BRADFORD/YORKS c.d.s. for OC. 10. 62.
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SG Number: SG45
Plate No.: 9
£50.00
SG47 & 51 1876 2d. Deep Blue Pl.15 (GC) and 1870 1½d. Rose-red Pl.3 (MK).
Used on small piece tied by deep red REGISTERED oval cancellation. Pretty combination and most un..
SG Number: SG51
Plate No.: 3
£140.00
SG48 1871 ½d. Rose-red Pl.9 (KV). Superb used tied to small piece by PORTARLINGTON c.d.s. for AP. 16. 72.
Most attractive Irish use. Cat. £2500+ with premium!  ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 9
£595.00
SG048 1874 ½d. Rose-red (EK).
Superb used on small piece cancelled by a cracking SPILSBY c.d.s. for AP. 24. 76. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 11
£50.00
SG048 - 1870 ½d. Rose-red. (LS). Lovely WOODBRIDGE c.d.s.
Exceptionally fine used tied to piece by a OC. 7. 78. c.d.s. ..
SG Number: 48
Plate No.: 15
£60.00
SG53 1870 1½d. Rose-red Pl.1. Error of lettering OP-PC for CP-PC. Unmounted o.g. within a block of 12…
centre row with mild horizontal crease, nevertheless a wonderful rarity – unique block. Ex. Crawf..
SG Number: SG53
Plate No.: 1
£27,500.00
SG54 1847 1/- Pale green Embossed. Superb used, crisp Liverpool spoon cancel.
Dated 6.FE.1855. ..
SG Number: SG54
£750.00
SG54 1847 1/- Green Embossed. A magnificent used example. Neat upright cds of Chatham, Kent.
Dated AP.28.1856. Rare so fine.  ..
SG Number: SG54
£1,500.00
SG57 1848 10d. Brown (deep shade) Embossed. Very fine pair, with neat Clifton sideways duplex
Dated JY.27.55.Exceptionally fresh colour. A nice multiple.  ..
SG Number: SG57
£1,350.00
SG59 1854 6d. Lilac Embossed. Super clear cds of Stamford.
Dated AP.23.1857. Rare to find with cds! ..
SG Number: SG59
£675.00
SG62s 1855 4d. Carmine (small garter) SPECIMEN type 3. Superb full, original gum example.
Fresh colour, scarce. Cat. £1,200.  ..
SG Number: SG62
£375.00
SG66 1857 4d. Rose-carmine. Ordinary White Paper. Superbly cancelled solely by part strike of CALAIS transit c.d.s.
Lovely item and rare so fine. BPA Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG66
£395.00
SG66 1857 4d. Rose-carmine (large garter). A cracking Glasgow cds, dated March 15 1858.
Very choice stamp. ..
SG Number: SG66
£225.00
SG66 1857 4d. Rose-carmine (large garter), very fine used pair. Neat single 434 numeral of Lampeter.
Very fresh, deep shade on almost a glazed paper. Attractive. RPS Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG66
£165.00
SG66a 1857 4d. Rose (large garter). Superb red PD in oval, Paid to Destination. A super strike.
A stunning stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG66a
£225.00
SG69 1856 6d. Deep Lilac. Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a neat LONDON c.d.s. for FE. 25. 60.
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SG Number: SG69
£150.00
SG70 1856 6d. Pale-lilac. Superb used with a lovely crisp NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE c.d.s for JA. 22. 62.
Very scarce stamp with c.d.s. cancel! ..
SG Number: SG70
£295.00
SG73 1856 1/- Pale green, superb used, neat upright SLIGO cds. Rare stamp so fine. Spec J100(3).
RPS cert. ..
SG Number: SG73
£395.00
SG086 - 1862 9d. Bistre. Pl.2 (SH). Wmk Emblems. “SPECIMEN” Type 6.
Unmounted o.g. right hand wing marginal… slight bend at top, nevertheless a lovely fresh, well ce..
SG Number: SG86
£395.00
SG94 1869 4d. Vermilion Pl.11 (HG - HH). Used Abroad – Argentina. Superb used horizontal pair cancelled solely by a delightful blue “B32” numeral of BUENOS AYRES.
Lovely colourful combination.  ..
SG Number: SG94
Plate No.: 11
£175.00
SG98 1865 9d. Straw Pl.4 (RF). Exceptionally fine used with a lovely centrally struck SUNDERLAND c.d.s. for February 1868.
 Very scarce so fine. RPS Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG98
Plate No.: 4
£1,000.00
SG102 1867 3d. Deep rose, plate 8. FG - GH, superb cds used block of 4. Great colour and neat Castle Blayney cds's.
Dated OC.7.72 (Mon). Attractive Irish use.  ..
SG Number: SG102
Plate No.: 8
£275.00
SG103 1867 3d. Rose, plate 8, RL. Superb used, neat upright Stafford cds for OC.14.72. Choice!
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SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£75.00
SG109 1869 6d. Mauve Pl.8 (CH). Without Hyphen. Superb fancy “zig-zag” cancel.
LONDON Chief Office Examiner and Inspectors mark. Stunning.  ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£190.00
SG111 1867 9d. Pale straw, LC. A superb cds example. Neat upright Bedale cancel. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG111
£275.00
SG112 1867 10d. Red-brown, QJ. Superb used, neat Falkirk cds for MR.15.72.
A handsome stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG112
£325.00
SG114 1867 10d. Deep red-brown, EF, superb used. Huntingdon cds, excellent deep colour. A very tricky stamp!
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SG Number: SG114
£350.00
SG117 1871 1/- Green, plate 6, CF. Superb used, Macroom, Co Cork cds for JY.11.72.
Nice Irish use.  ..
SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 6
£60.00
SG117 1871 1s. Green Pl.5 (HI - IL). Superb used left wing marginal block of eight cancelled by cracking WALKER c.d.s’s.
 Delightful multiple.  ..
SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 5
£395.00
SG122 1872 6d. Deep chestnut, plate 11, MA. Superb Lenoxtown, East Dumbartonshire, cds.
Dated MY.11.72. Excellent colour, very pretty!  ..
SG Number: SG122
Plate No.: 11
£135.00
SG122a 1872 6d. Chestnut Pl.11 (IG). Salisbury “683” Experimental Handstamp - Without Pins.
Very Fine Example… The Experimental Pins Were Removed When It Was Found The Envelope & Conten..
SG Number: SG122a
Plate No.: 11
£210.00
SG124a 1872 6d. Pale Chestnut (SG). Wmk Spray. Imprimatur.
Very fine o.g. example of the 'Abnormal' printing. A rare item. ..
SG Number: SG124a
Plate No.: 12
£2,950.00
SG125 1873 6d. Grey pl. 12, HG. Superb cds, Lombard Street July 4th 1873.
Rare stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG125
Plate No.: 12
£250.00
SG125 1873 6d. Grey Pl.12 (PC). Exceptionally fine used cancelled solely by a full crisp strike of the red “PD” in oval.
Scarce use ..
SG Number: SG125
Plate No.: 12
£340.00
SG128 1878 10s Greenish-Grey Pl.1 (DF - DG). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Remarkable used bottom left corner marginal pair with inscription…
cancelled by Registered ovals. Extremely rare genuine postal use – most of these high values were..
SG Number: SG128
Plate No.: 1
£6,500.00
SG144 1875 3d. Pale rose, plate 17, KC. Very fine used example, Belfast cds for ?.22.1875.
Scarce. RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 17
£130.00
SG147 1878 6d. Grey, plate 16, TJ. Superb cds, Norwich OC.02.78. Rare so fine.
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SG Number: SG147
Plate No.: 16
£135.00
SG150 1875 1/- Green, plate 12, HF. Superb cds used, Halesworth, SP.21.75. Appealing!
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SG Number: SG150
Plate No.: 12
£225.00
SG151 1880 1/- Orange-brown, plate 13, TL. Watermark Spray. A brilliant used example.
Crisp upright Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Dec.22.80. Stunning! (Cat. £700 + 100%) ..
SG Number: SG151
Plate No.: 13
£650.00
SG152 1876 4d. Pale red-brown, plate 15, AF. Imperforate colour trial, overprinted Specimen tyoe 8.
On gummed, watermarked paper. Very fine, original gum. Cat. £450. C/T.  ..
SG Number: SG152
Plate No.: 15
£300.00
SG157 1881 2½d. Blue Pl.21 (FA). French Handstamp. Exceptionally fine used cancelled by the ANGL. B. M.  LA HAVRE octagon in red.
In all probability used on “Late” mail from the Channel Islands. A particularly scarce French pos..
SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 21
£250.00
SG157 1881 2½d. Blue Pl.22 (MA). French Handstamp - ST MALO. Double ring c.d.s.
Superb example… the Anglo-French Postal Convention of 1856 allowed for the transport of letters b..
SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 22
£160.00
SG157 1881 2½d. Blue Pl.22 (NH - NI). Horizontal pair cancelled by a single strike of the oval five barred parcel handstamp.
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SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 22
£50.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac, OF. Superb used, Peel Causeway cds (Hale in Cheshire).
Dated DE.24.83. ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£135.00
SG163 1884 Nice combination piece, 2x 1 1/2d. plus 2x 3d./3d. plus 1/-crown.
All cancelled by London hooded cds's, dated MR.21.84. Attractive. SG163, SG159 & SG167. ..
SG Number: SG163
£235.00
SG168 1883 Parcel Tag, sent Registered, Birmingham to Hamburg with 1/2d, 1d Lilac and 2d. Rose.
Used on AP.18.83. Unusual and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG168
£225.00
SG172var 1881 1d. Mauve (16 dots), an IMPERFORATE top marginal example, tied to small piece by DE.22.98- London? cds.
Mild bend at lower right. Rare, not seen used before! SG spec K8e. BPA cert (2018). SG172a (174a)..
SG Number: SG172
£750.00
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/ 181 1901 Parcel Post tag to South Africa with 2/ 6d. & 5/-, each tied by, "West Kensington nr. Rail Station", cds.
Very unusual combination. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG178
£375.00
SG185 1884 £1 Brown Lilac (QD). Three Imperial Crowns. Superb used cancelled by a lovely crisp YORK c.d.s. for JY. 6. 87. Rare so fine. RPS Cert.
For sale by Private Treaty. ..
SG Number: SG185
£2,950.00
SG186 1888 £1 Brown Lilac (OC). Wmk. Three Orbs – Error of Watermark. Superb used cancelled by part CASTLETOWN c.d.s. Outstanding quality – rare thus. RPS Cert.
For Sale by Private Treaty. ..
SG Number: SG186
£4,750.00
SG197 - 1887 ½d. Vermilion “Jubilee”. Example on piece partly overlaid by a blue Registered label…
The stamp cancelled by ISLE OF WIGHT c.d.s. and the label by the very scarce AUGRES/JERSEY u.d.c...
SG Number: SG197
£150.00
SG198var 1887 1½d. Blue “Jubilee” – Reply Paid Essay. Head plate on imperforate, gummed paper watermarked Crown. Very fine.
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SG Number: SG198var
£250.00
SG202 1887 3d. Purple on Yellow “Jubilee”. Split Bottom Frame.
Lower right stamp in unmounted block of six – the remaining five stamps with various left frame d..
SG Number: SG202
£500.00
SG202 1896 Blue Notting Hill Parcel label with 3d. Jubilee cancelled on AU.4.96.
Violet Coach Rd. Bourne alongside.  ..
SG Number: SG202
£45.00
SG206 1892 4 1/2d. Jubilee variety, "broken bar to fraction, pane F, R2/4".
A fine original gum example of this nice variety. Spec K34h. ..
SG Number: SG206
£75.00
SG206 1892 4 1/2d. Jubilee corner block of 4, unmounted original gum with varieties...
stamp R1/5 showing "thick 1 and enlarged serif" of 1 in 1/2d., also R2/4 showing "broken d." in S..
SG Number: SG206
£85.00
SG208 1896 Blue Chiswick Parcel Label with 6d. Jubilee used on OC.6.1896. Scarce.
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SG Number: SG208
£45.00
SG209 1887 9d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Superb used block of four cancelled by cracking CHELTENHAM c.d.s’s for JU. 19. 94.
Outstanding quality.  ..
SG Number: SG209
£195.00
SG210 1890 10d. Dull Purple and Carmine “Jubilee”. Exceptionally fine used block of four.
Cancelled by crisp neat THROGMORTON AVENUE c.d.s’s for NO. 16. 91. Attractive multiple. ..
SG Number: SG210
£175.00
SG210 1890 10d. Dull Purple and Carmine “Jubilee”. Damaged Left Tablet (Pane C, R. 1/4).
Unmounted o.g. example. Spec. K39c – Cat. £370.  ..
SG Number: SG210
£175.00
SG210 1890 10d. Dull purple and carmine "Clipped S. W. corner to right the value tablet and cracked plate". (Pane D, R4/1).
Superb u/m o.g example of this rare variety. Seldom seen. Spec K39e. ..
SG Number: SG210
£375.00
SG211 1887 1s. Dull Green “Jubilee”. Superb used block of four tied to very small piece by cracking MANCHESTER GRAND-STAND c.d.s’s for NO. 22. 90.
Most Attractive with excellent fresh colour.  ..
SG Number: SG211
£225.00
SG211 1887 1/- Dull green block of 6, neat Cargill Station cancels of the Caledonian Railway. Deep colour.
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SG Number: SG211
£165.00
SG212 1891 £1 Green (EC) “Jubilee”. Superb used cancelled by a cracking BRIGHTON c.d.s. for JA. 13. 94. Excellent quality. RPS Cert.
For sale by Private Treaty. ..
SG Number: SG212
£600.00
SG213 1900 1/2d. Blue green. Superb used on piece, neat Ottery St. Mary cds for AP.12.00- the first day of issue.
Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG213
£180.00
SG213 1900 1/2d. Blue-green. Superb misperf.
A corner example, stamp u/m. Stunning! ..
SG Number: SG213
£650.00
SG214 1900 1s. Green and Carmine “Jubilee”. Superb used block of four...
cancelled by neat MANCHESTER ROYAL EXCHANGE c.d.s’s for MR. 29. 01. Excellent colour. Cat. £600.&..
SG Number: SG214
£475.00
SGO2s 1882 1/2d. Green I.R OFFICIAL. Specimen type 9. Fine original gum. Scarce.
Spec L1s, cat. £325. ..
SG Number: SG02s
£165.00
SGO3 1882 1d. Lilac I.R OFFICIAL. Superb unmounted X Control corner pair. Rare multiple.
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SG Number: SGO3
£350.00
SGO41 1896 1/2d. Vermilion ARMY OFFICIAL. Fine unmounted, original gum Control P strip of 3. Scarce.
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SG Number: SGO41
£225.00
SGO69 1897 1d. Lilac. “GOVT. PARCELS”. Very fine unmounted o.g. Cat. £100 for m/m.
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SG Number: SGO69
£65.00
SGO70 1891 2d. Green and Carmine. “GOVT. PARCELS”. Dot to Left of “T”. Fine unmounted o.g. example. Spec. L25b.
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SG Number: SGO70
£325.00
SGO070  Var.1891 2d. Green and Carmine. GOVT. PARCELS. 'Reversed 7 for T'.
Very fine unmounted o.g. strip of three overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type 9. The centre with variety.....
SG Number: SGO70
£675.00
SGL225s 1880 1/- Brown orange, plate 10, Specimen type 9. A fresh mint, original gum, marginal block of 4.
Nice colour. Cat. £400 as singles.  ..
SG Number: SGL225s
£130.00
SGL231 1876 5s. Rose Pl.1 (BD). Wmk. Maltese Cross. P.15 x 15½. “SPECIMEN” Type 8.
Very fine and fresh example with large part o.g. Spec. L231s – Cat. from £210.  ..
SG Number: SGL231
Plate No.: 1
£125.00