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1841 1d. House of Commons envelope, used on April 13th 1841 with nice H of C red wax seal on reverse.
Addressed to Liverpool (?). Fine condition. Cat. £6000. Private Treaty Sale. ..
£1,875.00
1841 1d. House of Commons Envelope. Addressed to LIVERPOOL and used on AP. 13. 41. with nice “H of C” red wax seal on reverse. Cat. £6000.  Private Treaty Sale.
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SG Number: SGME1
£2,250.00
1875 Telegraph Large size head die proof in black on white glazed card. Endorsed , "Before Hardening".
Dated AP.23.1875. This head was the same size as the then current postage stamps. Scarce.  ..
£750.00
1884 National Telephone Company Ltd 1d. Grey black sheetlet of 12, unmounted.
Attractive and unusual. Telegraph.  ..
£95.00
1891 De La Rue Dummy stamp head die proof, dated 13.Mar.91 and endorsed "Before Hardening".
Manuscript "die punch". Even shading to background of the head. This Britannia head was the most ..
£575.00
1892 PARCEL POST. Label sent from LOWERSTOFT with 3d. Lilac FOREIGN BILL stamp.
Tied by a crisp AP. 13. 92. c.d.s. Most unusual. ..
£500.00
1911 KGV 1d. Carmine-pink. Perkins, Bacon Essay.
Imperforate on wove card using the Printex method. Super item - rarely seen. ..
£150.00
1951 Superb multi-set FDC. Four sets inc. Festival High Values on the same First Day Cover.
Dated 3rd May 1951. SG503/ 507, 509/ 512 and 513/ 514 ..
SG Number: SG514
£750.00
c. 1920 Bradbury Wilkinson + Co. Ltd. Litho colour sample, "No. 2" in orange on un-watermarked paper.
Showing various designs that could be printed. Unusual. ..
£55.00
c.1890 2s. 6d. CONSULTATION FEE – GUILDHALL. Plate Proof.
Printed in Rose-red on ungummed paper without watermark. Delightful right hand marginal block of ..
£395.00
C.1910 De La Rue “Minerva Head” Colour Trials for Promotional Sample Stamps.
Printed on imperforate chalk surfaced paper without watermark with dark background shading to the..
£800.00
KEVII COIL TRIALS.
Strips of four on gummed paper watermarked Crown, perforated 15 x 14 and diagonally overprinted i..
£250.00
Revenue. c. 1890 2/6d. Consultation Fee, Guildhall; unused marginal block of 4 in lilac, imperforate.
Unusual and scarce. Revenue.  ..
£495.00
SG003 1840 1d. Grey-Black - Worn Plate (OD).
Very fine clear margined example on "Ladies" envelope from SCARBOROUGH to LONDON cancelled by a c..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 7
£475.00
SG014f 1841 2d. Blue (JD - JE). London Number '12' in Maltese Cross.
Exceptionally fine used horizontal pair with huge margins. ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£525.00
SG029 - 1855 1d. Red-brown Die II. LC. P.14.
Exceptionally fine used with part numeral handstamp. Super variety. Spec. C8l. ..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 29
£150.00
SG040 1857 1d. Rose-red (EG). Die II. LC. P.14.
Superb used cancelled by a cracking ROCKINGHAM c.d.s. in blue ink for NO. 2. 59. Wonderful qualit..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 49
£175.00
SG043 - 1864 1d. Rose-red. (PB). Superb used.
Wonderful crisp YARMOUTH c.d.s. for JU. 3. 77. ..
SG Number: 43
Plate No.: 181
£50.00
SG043 1864 1d. Rose-red. "SPECIMEN" Type 9.
Unused o.g. Spec. G1v. Ex. Marcus Samuel. ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 146
£150.00
SG043 1864 1d. Rose-red.(HE).
Superb used cancelled by a cracking GLASGOW N.P.B. handstamp for FE. 5. 80. Delightful. ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 225
£750.00
SG043 1864 1d. Rose-red.(IJ). Fabulous hand painted ornamental envelope from OSWESTRY to BIRMINGHAM.
Cancelled by the 595 numeral and a crisp AU. 30. 71. c.d.s. Reverse with arrival c.d.s. for the 3..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 136
£550.00
SG048 1870 ½d. Rose-red (HQ).
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by NPB - News Paper Branch handstamp and a broken perf pin vari..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 3
£50.00
SG048 1870 ½d. Rose-red (TL).
Exceptionally fine used on small piece tied by a superb strike of the GLASGOW JU. 28. 71. c.d.s. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 8
£100.00
SG048 1878 ½d. Rose-red (HI). "SPECIMEN" Type 9.
Exceptionally fine lightly mounted example with excellent colour and centring. Spec. G4u. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 19
£150.00
SG051 1870 1½d. Rose-red (FE). "SPECIMEN" type 9.
Superb o.g. example with excellent colour and centring. Spec. G6u. ..
SG Number: SG51
Plate No.: 3
£190.00
SG069 Wi 1856 6d. Deep Lilac. Watermark Emblems Inverted.
Very fine used left hand wing marginal cancelled by a crisp strike of the LIVERPOOL "466" numeral..
SG Number: SG69
£250.00
SG103 1867 3d Rose pl. 9, JJ. Superb used crisp OC.25.72 cds. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 9
£65.00
SG103 1867 3d. Rose pl. 6, CJ. Superb Torquay cds for OC.30.71. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 6
£75.00
SG103 1867 3d. Rose, plate 7, JI - JK. Fine used strip, Birmingham Telegraph Office cds's.
For AP.5.72. ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 7
£130.00
SG103 1867/ 80 3d. Rose, plate 8, DD. Superb used. Crisp BLUE telegraphic cancel. Quite spectacular!
RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£225.00
SG108 1869 6d. Dull Violet Pl.8 (AI). Wmk Spray. Without Hyphen. DOUBLE PERFORATIONS – Sides Appear Rouletted.
Left hand wing marginal cancelled by two strikes of the LONDON Inland Office duplex for OC. 8. 69..
SG Number: SG108
Plate No.: 8
£295.00
SG109 1870 6d. Mauve Pl.9 (TI). Without Hyphen. Wmk. Spray. Imperforate “SPECIMEN” Type 6.
Very fine and fresh lightly mounted example. Spec. J77s – Cat. £550.  ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£295.00
SG109 1870 6d. Mauve, plate 9, GE. Fresh, lightly hinged example.
Lovely colour! ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£450.00
SG118 1867 2s. Dull Blue Pl.1 (HC). Wmk Spray.
Superb used cancelled by part c.d.s. leaving a full clear profile. Outstanding quality. ..
SG Number: SG118
Plate No.: 1
£175.00
SG127 1874 5s. Pale Rose Pl.2 (EJ). Wmk. Maltese Cross. The Only Known Single Use of Plate 2 on Cover.
Commercial envelope sent from MANCHESTER to MONTEVIDEO cancelled by a fine strike of the “498” du..
SG Number: SG127
Plate No.: 2
£15,000.00
SG129 1878 £1 Brown-Lilac Pl.1 (CF). Wmk. Maltese Cross.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a crisp GLASGOW c.d.s. for AP. 5. 82. Very scarce so fine. C..
SG Number: SG129
Plate No.: 1
£3,100.00
SG130 1882 5s. Rose Pl.4 (GF). Wmk. Anchor on Blued Paper.
Stunning used with a cracking CHISWICK HIGH ROAD c.d.s. for 8. Feb. 83. Cat. £8400 with premium!&..
SG Number: SG130
Plate No.: 4
£4,750.00
SG131 1883 10s. Grey-Green Pl.1 (BH). Wmk. Anchor. Blued Paper.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a lovely neat INVERNESS c.d.s. for AU. 7. 84. Rare stamp so ..
SG Number: SG131
Plate No.: 1
£3,200.00
SG133 1882 £5 Orange Pl.1 (BE). Wmk. Anchor. Blued Paper. “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Exceptionally fine o.g. example well centred with good perfs and clearly showing the “blueing”. R..
SG Number: SG133
Plate No.: 1
£3,000.00
SG135 1878 10/- Grey. Watermark anchor p.14. Official reproduction, unused. without gum.
Lettered FH, a fine space filler! See Wiseman Vol. 1, p.205. ..
SG Number: SG135
£575.00
SG137 1882 £5 Orange (CK). White Paper. Super looking with crisp upright GLASGOW c.d.s. for SP. 3. 94. and excellent colour.
Some reduced crayon marks, nevertheless a highly presentable. Cat. £4750. Private Traety Sale. ..
SG Number: SG137
£1,750.00
SG138 1875 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 1, AL, on blued paper. London to Copenhagen, used on First Day of Issue, JY.1.75.
A rare First Day Cover. Holcombe Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG138
Plate No.: 1
£2,950.00
SG141 1876 2½d. Rosy Mauve.Pl.14 (GI). Wmk Orb. Very fine unused o.g. example, well centred, fresh colour
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SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 14
£325.00
SG144 1874 3d. Pale Rose Pl.14 (AL - BL).
Very fine mounted marginal pair handstamped with Crown and “POSTAGE 3d.” in blue. Cat. £1050+. Pr..
SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 14
£660.00
SG144 1876 3d. Pale Rose Pl.19 (DA – EA). Superb hand drawn envelope sent from LONDON to the ship “Hawkesbury” in AUSTRALIA…
the image depicts a Devil-like character clutching a stringed instrument in one hand and address ..
SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 9
£750.00
SG14f 1841 2d. Blue Pl.3 (CJ). LONDON Number “2” in Maltese Cross. Exceptionally fine example. Cat. £700. Private Treaty Sale.
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SG Number: 14f
Plate No.: 3
£325.00
SG150 1873 1s. Green pl. 13, LA. Superb used, crisp Keswick cds for Dec.2nd 1878.
A very pretty stamp! RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG150
Plate No.: 13
£150.00
SG152 1876 4d. Light shade, TI. Plate 15, imperforate colour trial, overprinted SPECIMEN type 8.
On gummed, watermarked paper. Fine original gum. Cat. £450.  ..
SG Number: SG152
Plate No.: 15
£295.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage-green (MH). Wmk Large Garter.
Very fine used with a HASTINGS c.d.s. for AU. 8. 78. ..
SG Number: SG153
Plate No.: 15
£150.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage-green Pl.16 (AE). Fine unused o.g. with fresh colour… Cat. £1400.
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SG Number: SG153
Plate No.: 16
£600.00
SG154 - 1880 4d. Grey-brown. Pl.17 (HH). Wmk Large Garter. Superb used cancelled by a fabulous crisp MANCHESTER c.d.s. for 6. NO. 80.
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SG Number: SG154
Plate No.: 17
£475.00
SG156 1876 8d. Orange Pl.1 (GD). Wmk. Large Garter. Superb used with a lovely crisp c.d.s. of LA-GUAYRA (Venezuela) for FE. 4. 79.
Rarely seen this fine. RPS Cert. Cat. £700 with premium.  ..
SG Number: SG156
Plate No.: 1
£350.00
SG157 1881 2 1/2d. Blue pl. 22, JB. Wmk. Crown.
Superb used cancelled by a lovely crisp part London cds.  ..
SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 22
£40.00
SG158 1881 3d. Rose plate 21, AA. Very fine unmounted corner example.
Bright fresh colour.  ..
SG Number: SG158
Plate No.: 21
£395.00
SG159/ 162 1883 Forfar Parcel Label with 3d/3d and 6d/6d, neat cds for AU.16.83, first month of use of this label.
Rare combination of these surcharges. BPA cert. Superb! ..
SG Number: SG159
£875.00
SG160 1882 4d. Grey-brown Pl.18 (QH). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by LEADENHALL ST. B.O. c.d.s. for NO. 6. 83. Cat. £130+ with premium.
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SG Number: SG160
Plate No.: 18
£60.00
SG161 1880 6d. Grey, plate 17, KB. Superb Penny Post Jubilee cancel on piece.
Dated 16.MY.1890. Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG161
Plate No.: 17
£225.00
SG163 1881 1s. Orange-brown Pl.14 (NE). Fantastic used cancelled by a virtually complete DUNFERMLINE c.d.s. for JU. 18. 83.
Outstanding quality. Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 14
£260.00
SG165 1880 ½d. Pale Green. Superb unmounted o.g. example with lovely fresh colour.
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SG Number: SG165
£55.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown (LK).  MOODIESBURN Scots Local Handstamp.
Crisp large part strike of this very scarce Scottish u.d.c. cancellation. Spec. C1ya.   &nbs..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: R6
£125.00
SG17/ 42 1862 1d. Star, HI. Canterbury to Bracnell (note spelling) - missent with fine strike of London & Holyhead tpo.
Dated DE.13.62. Superb inspectors mark with Reading transit dated 15th Dec. Very pretty and scarc..
SG Number: SG40
£175.00
SG170var 1881 1d. Blueish-lilac, Die 1. Superb unmounted example with fresh colour. Rare. Spec K7(2).
Cat. £550 as mounted mint.  ..
SG Number: SG170var
£365.00
SG171 1881 1d. Pale lilac Die I (14 dots). A lightly mounted example.
A nice delicate shade.  ..
SG Number: SG171
£75.00
SG172 & 187 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II (x 2) and 1884 ½d. Slate-blue. French Handstamp.
Superbly used on small piece and cancelled solely by French GRANVILLE/MANCHE c.d.s’s for 22. JUL...
SG Number: SG172
£95.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac, Die II, Inverted X control. Unmounted strip of three. Scarce.
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SG Number: SG172
£165.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Hand painted envelope with the stamp surmounted on a lovely decorative scroll with coat of arms, Union Jack and national floral motifs…
addressed to The Regiment magazine, STRAND W.C. the cover was an entry in “Competition No. 78”. B..
SG Number: SG172
£240.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Lovely hand painted envelope depicting “The Rain Cherub” spraying water over the city…
sent from BIRMINGHAM to LINCOLN cancelled by large type double ring c.d.s. for MR. 6. 97. Contemp..
SG Number: SG172
£295.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Most attractive hand drawn envelope executed in pen & ink depicting a “Cavalier” holding a large parchment on which the LINCOLN address is written…
cancelled by a large type BIRMINGHAM double ring c.d.s. for JA. 12. 96. H. H. Gibson corresponden..
SG Number: 172
£350.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Wonderful printed advertising envelope for the Arthur Weston photographic studios in Newgate Street…
boasting “The only Studio in the City of London with a passenger lift”. Addressed to WOOLWICH and..
SG Number: SG172
£425.00
SG178 1884 2s. 6d. Lilac (DG). White Paper. Superb used cancelled by a wonderful STOCK EXCHANGE E.C c.d.s. for MY. 1. 85.
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SG Number: SG178
£125.00
SG178 1895 2/6d. Lilac on piece neatly cancelled by the Post Masters Office oval cds for 13.AUG.1895.
Attractive and unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG178
£120.00
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
SG180 1883/ 84 5/- Rose strip of 4, AA-AD, neat Kilburn cds's, dated MY.20.1889.
Slight faults but very attractive. Cat. £1000.   ..
SG Number: SG180
£395.00
SG183 1883 10s. Ultramarine (JG). White Paper. Superb used with a wonderful Bolton c.d.s. for OC. 1. 90.
Lovely deep original colour. Cat. £780+ with premium. Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG183
£575.00
SG188 1884 1½d. Lilac (BG - CI). Superb unmounted o.g. block of six with fabulous fresh deep colour. Brilliant quality. Cat. £750+. Private Treaty Sale.
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SG Number: SG188
£450.00
SG191 1884 3d. Lilac, AD. Very fine cds example. Excellent deep colour.
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SG Number: SG191
£65.00
SG197 1899 Co. Cavan, ARVA mail bag seal used to cancel pair of 1/2d. Vermilions on cover to Belfast.
Dublin and Belfast TPO cds on reverse, dated MR.21.99. Rare. (NCI). ..
SG Number: SG197
£750.00
SG197/214 1887-1900 “Jubilee” Set of 14 values. ½d. – 1s. (½d. & 1s. x 2).  Unmounted o.g. with fresh colours. Cat. £950. Private Treaty Sale.
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SG Number: SG197/214
£595.00
SG19var 1856 Blue, pl. 4, BJ. Used example with a dramatic misplacement of perforations resulting in the lower portion of the stamp being removed.
The check letters, AJ and TWO PENCE of the stamp above appearing at the top! ..
SG Number: SG19var
Plate No.: 4
£150.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.6 (AH). Good to wide margined example on entire from LONDON to TENTERDEN, KENT unusually addressed in blue ink…
neat red MC cancellation and Lombard Street dispatch on reverse for 29. DE. 1840. along with a ni..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£450.00
SG206 1892 4 1/2d. Jubilee - Dot between 4 and 1/2 - pane G, R4/5. Very lightly mounted corner block of 6.
A nice variety! Spec. K34a. ..
SG Number: SG206
£125.00
SG206 1892 Parcel label sent "per letter Post" from Willesden to Switzerland with Jubilee 1/2d's, 3d & 6d making 10d rate.
London rubber cancel for 10.MR.92. Attractive Jubilee label! ..
SG Number: SG206
£65.00
SG206 1900 Ascension. Jubilee values, 1/2d., 2d., 2 1/2d, 6d. plus 1d. Lilac, all beautifully tied by superb Ascension cds's.
Dated JA.16.00. Endorsed in manuscript "This envelope was posted at Ascension and was delivered t..
SG Number: SG206
£1,250.00
SG207 &SG207a. 1887 5d. Dull Purple and Blue "Jubilee". Die I & 2.
Fine mounted mint examples, with fresh colour. Cat. £860.00 ..
SG Number: SG207
£310.00
SG207 - 1887 5d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Die I. SPECIMEN type 12.
A very fine o.g. example of this scarce type overprint, unlisted SG and the first example seen. B..
SG Number: SG207
£250.00
SG207 1887 5d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Die I. Good used block of nine… LONDON c.d.s. cancellations for JU. 4. 1888.
Faults but fine colour and an extremely rare multiple. Cat. £1080+. ..
SG Number: SG207
£450.00
SG207 1887 5d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Die I. Superb unmounted o.g. top marginal from the first setting – no marginal rules.
Extremely fresh and attractive… rare. Cat. £1100. Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG207
£795.00
SG211 1887 1s. Dull Green "Jubilee". Split Bottom Frame.
Superb used cancelled by a small part CAMBRIDGE c.d.s. Unlisted by SG.  ..
SG Number: SG211
£75.00
SG219 1902 1d. Striking book piece, dated "Jan 21, 100 leads" in manuscript. Cat. £2800.
Black print on glazed card. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£1,100.00
SG223 1905 Chalk Surfaced Paper. 1 1/2d. Pale dull purple and green. Superb unmounted marginal block of 4.
Spec. M9(1). ..
SG Number: SG223
£195.00
SG228var 1909 2d. “Deep” Grey-Green & Scarlet (C) D.L.R. Superb unmounted o.g.
Bottom marginal block of four in a deep shade. Spec. M12 (4).  ..
SG Number: SG228var
£175.00
SG230 1902 2½d. Ultramarine D.L.R.
Superb u/m o.g. top right corner marginal block of nine. ..
SG Number: SG230
£175.00
SG230 2 1/2d. Ultramarine FIRST DAY OF ISSUE; Penzance double ring cds for JA.1.02.
Left hand stamp uncancelled! ..
SG Number: SG230
£125.00
SG232 1903 3d. Dull purple/ orange-yellow. Very fine cds, clearly showing foreign matter on plate in the form of a ball!
Unusual and attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG232
£120.00
SG245 1902 6d. Pale dull purple FIRST DAY of ISSUE; Penzance double ring cds for JA.1.02.
Left hand stamp uncancelled! ..
SG Number: SG245
£175.00
SG249 1910 7d. Grey-black DLR ptg. Guernsey 1911 cds's paying tobacco duty. Very fine block of 25.
Attractive and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG249
£650.00
SG250 1902 9d. Dull Purple and Ultramarine. D.L.R. Fine used example, cancelled by a neat Farningham cds for JY.21.04.
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SG Number: SG250
£50.00
SG255 1906 10d. Slate Purple and Carmine (C). D.L.R.
Superb block of six cancelled by GILLINGHAM c.d.s's for JA. 1. 08. Very scarce multiple so fine. ..
SG Number: SG255
£175.00
SG257 1902 1/- Green and carmine, block of 4. Superb Norwich cds, used on piece, FE.9.04. Excellent fresh colour.
Spec. M45(1).  ..
SG Number: SG257
£150.00
SG257a 1905 1s. Dull Green and Carmine (C). D.L.R. Superb unmounted o.g. Spec. M46(1) – Cat. £220.
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SG Number: SG257a
£125.00