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1839/ 40 Treasury Competition Essay, by Charles Whiting Congreve Method.
1d., in black and red (PPC No10) on wove paper. Excellent margins, rare so fine. SG1. ..
SG Number: SG1
£600.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey-black (Moderate Plate Wear) Pl.1a, CL. No Ray Flaw, Intruding Impression.
Lovely full margined example with a neat red MC. A very choice stamp. RPS Cert. Spec. AS2aa. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£1,750.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey-black (Moderate Plate Wear) Pl.1a (AB). Superb top marginal, neat, almost complete red MC and nice margins
A choice stamp. Spec. AS2.  ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£1,250.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 2, LC. Superb used, even margins and crisp bright red mc. Attractive. RPS cert.
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SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£300.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 5 (PD). Just touched top right, beautifully cancelled with the Loughborough bright vermillion mc.
A very pretty piece. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£195.00
SG3 1840 1d. Greyish Black Pl.5 (PB). State II. Very fine four margined example cancelled by the LONDON District numeral “54” (Norwood).
Slight scuff at left, nevertheless a very scarce combination and highly collectable stamp. Spec. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£525.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 6, QK. Re-entry. A brilliant used example with huge margins. Spec AS41a.
Stunning Vermilion Maltese Cross leaving an almost clear profile.  Spec. AS41a.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£750.00
SG4 1840 2d. Deep Full Blue Pl.1 (PD). A very fine clear to wide margined example cancelled by a crisp black MC…
fantastic deep rich colour. Most attractive. ..
SG Number: SG4
Plate No.: 1
£650.00
SG5 1840 2d. Blue (Deep Shade) Pl.2 (BL – DL). A rare vertical strip of three with good margins and bold red MC handstamps.
 BPA Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 2
£1,500.00
SG7 1841 1d. Red-brown pl. 1b, CF.
A superb used on small piece, neatly tied by a block mc. Very fine margins and a rare stamp so fi..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 1b
£295.00
SG7 1841 1d. Red-brown plate 9, state 2, GB. Superb used, nice deep colour and black mc.
Scarce. Spec AS65.  ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 9
£175.00
SG007 - 1841 1d. Red-brown (OC - OF).
Very fine used strip of four with good to wide margins and neat black MC’s. Light crease on “OF” ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 10
£750.00
SG10 1841 1d. Deep Red-brown Pl.16 (CJ).
Very fine four margined example with neat black MC.  ..
SG Number: SG10
Plate No.: 16
£45.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown, pl. 13, LA. A very fine, nice marginal example.
Almost complete mc. Rare stamp so fine. Spec BS2.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 13
£90.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(SE). Non coincident re-entry, state 2 repair.
Very fine used, black MC clear of varieties - scarce stamp. Spec BS7f. RPS Cert. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 18
£225.00
SG8 1843 1d. Red-brown pl. 31, MC, in a deep, rich red-brown shade.
Perfectly struck with a Scottish type thin lined mc. Very attractive. Spec BS20.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£75.00
SG008 m 1843 1d. Red-brown (MI). LONDON number "6" in Maltese Cross.
Very fine wide margined example with a neat strike of the numbered MC. Spec. BS21uf. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 32
£70.00
SG8 1843 1d. Red-brown (TA). Superb bottom marginal with inscription.
 Cancelled by a neat black MC. Most attractive and very scarce. RPS Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 36
£325.00
SG8 1846 1d. Red-brown Pl.68 (TK). Delightful used with small part bottom selvedge cancelled by the LONDON district numeral “65”.
 Attractive. Spec. BS28.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 68
£50.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown.(NA). Shetland Isles.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled solely by the OLLABERRY (Shetland Isles) Type I Scots local. Ve..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 87
£495.00
SG8 1847/ 48 1d. Red/ brown, plate 81, HH. Superb used on piece, large part udc tying.
Unusual and rare ("----DON).  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 81
£650.00
SG8 1850/ 51 1d. Deep red-brown pl. 103, SJ-TJ.
Very fine full deckled edged marginal inscription pair, London "11 in diamond" cancel- super colo..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 103
£265.00
SG012 Wi. 1841 1d. Orange-brown.(HF-HG).Watermark Small Crown Inverted.
Exceptionally fine used horizontal pair cancelled by the LONDON Inland Office numeral '20'. Very ..
SG Number: SG12
Plate No.: 112
£550.00
SG9 1852/ 53 1d. Pale red-brown (worn plate) plate 156, Alphabet II. A super fresh example, IL.
Clear to excellent margins and fresh original gum. RPS cert. Cat. £675. ..
SG Number: SG9
£350.00
SG010wi - 1841 1d. Deep Red-brown.(TF).Watermark Inverted - Irish numeral.
Very fine used. Scarce. Cat £350. ..
SG Number: 10
Plate No.: 167
£250.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (IL). Fabulous huge margined example.
Cancelled by a lovely neat black MC… a very choice stamp. ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£275.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (PB). State 2.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a light MC leaving the re-entering on the neck clear. Scarce..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£250.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue plate 3, QC, state 2a. Corrosion remobved Q square but severe wear in the neck.
Fine used pair QC - QD, London numeral cancels. ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£175.00
SG13 1849 2d. Pale blue, pl. 4. SB.
Superb example, excellent to good marging with neat London "22" numeral leaving an almost clear p..
SG Number: SG13
Plate No.: 4
£195.00
SG13 1849 2d. Pale Blue, pl. 4, MA-MB.
Exceptional used pair with massive margins and full deckled edge at left with inscription. Very s..
SG Number: SG13
Plate No.: 4
£975.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown (GG).
Very fine used cancelled by small part LONDON Inland Office numeral leaving a full clear profile...
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 180
£50.00
SG17 1854 (Nov) 1d. Red-brown, SC16, but PERF 7 at left. Sound used example.
Clearly showing the variety. Spec C1m, plate R5. Scarce. Cat. £750.  ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: R5
£295.00
SG017 1854 1d. Red-brown (MI - ML). Die I. SC. P.16.
Most attractive re-joined strip of four (small fault on MK) cancelled by the very rare CUMBERNAUL..
SG Number: SG17
£300.00
SG021 1855 1d. Red-brown (DF). Die II. SC. P.16.
Very fine used cancelled by a neat "111" BINGLEY numeral. ..
SG Number: SG21
Plate No.: 1
£40.00
SG023 Wi 1855 2d. Blue Pl.4 (EA). SC. P.14. Watermark Small Crown Inverted.
Very fine used cancelled by a neat light numeral. Very scarce. Spec. F2c - Cat. £650. ..
SG Number: SG23
Plate No.: 4
£350.00
SG29 1855 1d. Red-brown pl. 8, EG-EH KINGARTH Scots local type XX, Isle of Bute, Islands of the Firth of Clyde.
Superb strike, minor bend at top left not detracting. Alcock rarity F. Spec C6(1), ex Meredith. ..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 8
£350.00
SG26var 1855 1d. Red-brown, deep shade, plate 9, AC. Superb, lightly mounted example. Nice colour. Spec. C6(1).
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SG Number: SG26var
Plate No.: 9
£395.00
SG26var 1855 1d. Red-brown LC14 pl. 13, AC.
A very fine and fresh o.g example with great colour. Spec C6. ..
SG Number: SG26var
Plate No.: 13
£275.00
SG28 1855 1d. Red-brown (QK). Die II. LC. P.14. Blued Paper.
Very fine used cancelled by the rare LIVERPOOL dotted circle for MR. 25. 1856. ..
SG Number: SGC6
Plate No.: 13
£150.00
SG33 1854 1d. Orange-brown LC14 pl. 44. Superb u/m example, super fresh colour - rarely seem shade.
RPS Cert. Spec C8(5). (VNX) Cat, £700 as m/m. ..
SG Number: SG33
Plate No.: 44
£450.00
SG34 1855 2d. Blue pl. 5, LC14, GB. Superb used, neat Nottingham cds.
Oct. 19th 1855. A cracking stamp. ..
SG Number: SG34
Plate No.: 5
£195.00
SG034 - 1855 2d. Blue. Pl.5. (GJ). LC. P.14. Spec F6. RED CANCEL.
Cancelled solely by the 'England per Aachen' transit mark in red. Neat, clear profile (ex Lady Ma..
SG Number: SG34
Plate No.: 5
£400.00
SG36 1857 1d. Rose-red Pl.46 (OJ). Die II. LC. P.16. Provisional use of the Perforation Gauge 16. ASCOG Scots Local Handstamp.
 Superb strike of the Type VIII cancellation… minor thin on reverse in no way detract from t..
SG Number: SG36
Plate No.: 46
£225.00
SG36a 1858 2d. Blue pl. 6, LE. LC. P.16. Major re-entry. Superb used with excellent colour.
Spec. F8c.  ..
SG Number: SG36a
Plate No.: 6
£180.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red (QC). Die II. LC. P.14.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by DUBLIN c.d.s. ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 27
£45.00
SG040 - 1857 1d. Rose-red (NE). Die II. LC. P.14. BLUE Handstamp.
Delightful strike of the HELENSBURGH c.d.s. for NO. 27. 1860. Slight bend, nevertheless most attr..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 36
£95.00
SG40 1857/ 63 1d. Rose-red LC14 plate 44, HL. Superb used, suburban low number in oval, 20 of Greenwich.
Neat clear profile.  ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 44
£45.00
SG40 1857 1d. Rose-red (JK). BLUE Handstamp.
Delightful strike of the NEW ROMNEY c.d.s. in bright blue ink dated MR. 5. 61. Spec. C10wb. ..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 52
£160.00
SG43 1868 1d. Rose-red Pl.120 (SC - TF). Telegraph “965” Handstamp. Rare block of six – each cancelled by the NETLEY Telegraphic handstamp.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 120
£195.00
SG43 1870 1d. Rose-red Pl.138 (QK - QL). Telegraph “1172” Handstamp. Superb horizontal pair cancelled by very fine strikes of the RUGBY handstamp.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 138
£100.00
SG043 1871 1d. Rose-red (TD).
Superb used with a wonderful MALDON c.d.s. for MR. 20. 74. ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 151
£60.00
SG43 1875 1d. Rose-red Pl.186 (TE). Telegraph “1205” Handstamp. Good strike of the SAXMUNDHAM cancellation.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 186
£50.00
SG47 1876 2d. Deep Blue Pl.15 (DA - CA). Thin Lines. Unused o.g. left marginal pair with full deckle edge and typical deep colour. Scarce with selvedge.
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SG Number: SG47
Plate No.: 15
£600.00
SG048 1873 ½d. Rose-red (PW).
Exceptionally fine used tied to piece by a crisp GLASGOW c.d.s. for JA. 21. 75. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 10
£40.00
SG066 - 1857 4d. Rose-carmine. Ordinary white paper. Wmk Large Garter.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a delightful KIRKALDY c.d.s. for DE. 24. 1858.   ..
SG Number: SG66
£175.00
SG94 1870 4d. Deep vermilion pl. 12, cracking KINGSTON cds for MY.2.72 - stamp with fantastic colour.
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SG Number: SG94
Plate No.: 12
£75.00
SG103 1871 3d. Rose Pl.7 (CA). TELEGRAPH “1082” Handstamp. Excellent bold strike of the PLYMOUTH cancellation.
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SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 7
£50.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose Pl.9 (KC - KD). Telegraph “20” Handstamp.
Right hand wing marginal pair each cancelled by the AYR Telegraphic handstamp. Minor fault to KD,..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 9
£95.00
SG117 1871 1s. Green Pl.6 (KD). Telegraph “1172” Handstamp. Right hand wing marginal with a super strike of the RUGBY cancellation.
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SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 6
£40.00
SG122a 1872 6d. Chestnut Pl.11 (NI). Telegraph “1082” Handstamp. Left hand wing marginal with a good strike of the PLYMOUTH cancellation.
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SG Number: SG122a
Plate No.: 11
£50.00
SG133, 175/7 & 185 1884 Printers Promotional Card. For the designs and colours of stamps that will be in use after 1st April 1884.
Depicting the 1883/4 high values plus the 1882 £5 Orange.  ..
SG Number: SG133
£175.00
SG141 1879 2½d. Rosy Mauve Pl.16 (GK). Very fine used cancelled by part duplex handstamp leaving a clear profile. Pretty stamp. Cat. £85+.
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SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 16
£45.00
SG161 1882 6d. Grey Pl.18 (IH). Telegraph “135” Handstamp. Delightful strike of the HAWTHORNDEN cancellation.
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SG Number: SG161
Plate No.: 18
£75.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown Pl.14 (RI). Telegraph “270” Handstamp. Fabulous strike of the WINCHBURGH Telegraphic cancellation…
faint bend not detracting from the super appearance.  ..
SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 14
£140.00
SG181 1884 5s. Crimson (EG). White Paper. Telegraph “915” Handstamp. Very fine strike of the MICHELDEVER cancellation.
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SG Number: SG181
£150.00
SG183 1884 10s. Ultramarine (CH). White Paper. Telegraph “838” Handstamp.
Very fine centrally struck example of the LONDON BRIDGE cancellation. Scarce on high values. ..
SG Number: SG183
£295.00
SG196 1884 1s. Dull Green (QJ). Telegraph “185” Handstamp. Good light strike in violet ink of the LONGNIDDRY cancellation.
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SG Number: SG196
£175.00
SG197 1887 ½d. Vermilion “Jubilee”. Control “C” for “O” Variety. Part o.g. with some adherence…
unpriced by SG with perf margin. Rare control.  ..
SG Number: SG197
£250.00
SG197 1887 ½d. Vermilion “Jubilee”. Outer Frame Damage.
Lightly mounted control “H” corner strip of three - all stamps showing damage to the upper frame…..
SG Number: SG197
£165.00
SGO43 1896 1d. Lilac. Die II. “ARMY OFFICIAL”. Overprint Variety “OFFICIAI” (R. 13/7).
Exceptionally fine unused o.g. example. Spec. L38c – Cat. £240.  ..
SG Number: SGO43a
£135.00
1875 Telegraph Stamps. Hand Painted Essays from the De La Rue Archives. The ½d (2), 1d, 3d, 4d (2), 6d (2), 1s, 5s (2) and 10s. each finely painted in black and Chinese white on thick card.
The 1d, 3d and 10s are similar to the issued design and the 1s is in the design of the issued 3s...
£47,500.00
SGL202 1894 1d. Red-brown plate 1. Postally used on piece with superb Colchester squared circle, dated JU.4.94.
Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SGL202
£75.00
SGL202 1876 1d. Red-brown Pl.1 (SA). Wmk. Shamrock. Die Proof. Cut down striking book piece from the De La Rue archives dated May 28. 75. Rare.
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SG Number: SGL202
Plate No.: 1
£650.00
SGL220 1s.Green.(TJ).Pl.6. Imprimatur.
Mounted example. ..
SG Number: SGL220
Plate No.: 6
£195.00
SGL229 1877 3s. Slate-blue Pl.1. Wmk. Spray Sideways. Die Proof.
Cut down striking book piece from the De La Rue archives with plate number “1” inserted in ink. D..
SG Number: SGL229
Plate No.: 1
£750.00
SGL229 1877 3s. Slate-blue Pl.1 (AE - EH). Wmk. Spray Sideways. Colour Trial. Overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 8.
Fabulous complete marginal pane of 20. Upper rows lightly mounted lower two rows u/m. Lovely qual..
SG Number: SGL229
Plate No.: 1
£1,500.00
SGL230 1881 3s. Slate-blue Pl.1. (BG). Wmk. Crown (Sideways–inverted). Fine used cancelled by a LONDON c.d.s. Rare stamp – Cat. £3500.
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SG Number: SGL230
Plate No.: 1
£1,950.00
SGL234 1881 5s. Rose Pl.3 (DB). Wmk. Large Anchor Sideways. P.14. Overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Very fine o.g. example… nice fresh colour and subtle blueing to the paper. Spec. SGL234s – Cat. f..
SG Number: SGL234
Plate No.: 3
£475.00
SGL235 1877 10s. Grey-green Pl.1 (HG). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Imprimatur. Fine o.g. right hand marginal example with fresh colour. Cat. £1200.
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SG Number: SGL235
Plate No.: 1
£775.00
SGL235 1877 10s. Dull Claret Pl.1 (AF - CF). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Colour Trial. Overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 8.
A stunning top left corner marginal inscription strip of three… all stamps unmounted (mounted onc..
SG Number: SGL235
Plate No.: 1
£600.00
SGL236 1877 £1 Pale Ultramarine Pl.1 (AB). Wmk. Shamrocks Sideways. Colour Trial. Overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 8.
Lovely fresh, unmounted example. Cat. £800.  ..
SG Number: SGL236
Plate No.: 1
£425.00
SGL237 1877 £5 Orange. Wmk. Shamrocks Sideways. Die Proof. Superb example printed in black on white glazed card dated Nov 10, 1876. Rare. Cat. £3250.
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SG Number: SGL237
£2,750.00
1884 National Telephone Co. Ltd. 1d. - 1/- plus 3 shades on 3d. and including the scarce 6d. A fine group of 7.
Attractive. Telegraphs. ..
£45.00
1884 National Telephone Co. 1/- bisect on piece, cancelled NTC Ltd in violet. Unusual.
Telegraph. ..
£85.00
1895 Revenue. £1 violet and black CIVIL SERVICE overprint. Superb used on small part form
Cancelled "C.S.C" attractive.  ..
£125.00
Waterlow & Sons Ltd, Specimen overprinted on Southampton Fine or Fee stamp in sheetlet of 9, with punch hole through each stamp.
Unusual and scarce. Label.  ..
£225.00
c.1900 De La Rue Dummy Head - Britannia Design. Die Proof. Black on white glazed card mounted on file page. Most attractive.
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£295.00
SG218 1902 ½d. Yellowish Green. D.L.R. Superb misplacement of perforations. Exceptionally fine unused o.g. left marginal example.
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SG Number: SG218
£150.00
SG218 1902 ½d. Yellowish Green. D.L.R. Blind Perforation. Unused o.g. block of eight…
all stamps in the left column affected. Caused by a broken perf pin.  ..
SG Number: SG218
£65.00
SG218aw 1906 DLR 1/2d. Yellowish green St. Andrews cross in vertical pair.
Unmounted and inverted.  ..
SG Number: SG218aw
£225.00
SG219 1902 1d. Striking book piece inscribed "vol.23/ 20 leads", a special plate of 20 for the colour trials?
Fresh and fine. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£1,500.00
SG223 1905 Chalk Surfaced Paper. 1 1/2d. Pale dull purple and green. Superb unmounted example.
Spec M9(1).  ..
SG Number: SG223
£45.00
SG224var 1902 1½d. Deep Slate Purple and Bluish-green (C). D.L.R. Top interpanneau and right marginal used pair…
cancelled by Registered ovals. Scarce used positional piece. ..
SG Number: SG224var
£65.00
SG225var 1903 2d. Pale Greyish Green and Scarlet-vermilion. D.L.R. Very fine unused o.g. Spec. M11(3) – Cat. £280.
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SG Number: SG225var
£130.00
SG225 1902 2d. Yellowish Green and Carmine-red. D.L.R. "SPECIMEN" Type 16.
Exceptionally fine o.g. example. Spec. M11(1)s. ..
SG Number: SG225
£450.00
SG227 1906 2d. Pale Grey-green and Carmine-red (C). D.L.R. Unmounted o.g. right hand marginal example. Spec. M12(1) – Cat. £80.
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SG Number: SG227
£40.00
SG227 1906 2d. Pale Grey-green and Carmine-red (C). D.L.R. Delightful top marginal strip of three with WALTHAMSTOW c.d.s. cancels for SP. 13. 09.
Very scarce used positional multiple. Spec. M12(1). ..
SG Number: SG227
£65.00
SG228 1909 2d. Pale Grey-Green & Scarlet (C) D.L.R. Distorted Tablet - “Rhombus”, Early State. (Pl.D3, R. 1/1). Unmounted o.g. top left corner example… rare so fine. Spec. M12b.
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SG Number: SG228
£975.00
SG228var 1909 2d. Grey-green & Scarlet (C) D.L.R. Superb unmounted original gum, top interpanneau marginal.
Spec. M12(4).  ..
SG Number: SG228var
£40.00
SG239 - 1909 4d. Brown-orange. D.L.R.
Unmounted o.g. top right corner marginal pair – probably the first state from Plate 7. Spec. M25(..
SG Number: SG239
£450.00