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1838 Metropolitan Life Assurance Society, printed proposal form, used in London.
Neat Lozenge cancel for SEP.7.1838 and Cornhill 2d. PAID handstamp alongside. Nice quality. ..
£150.00
1840 Parliamentary Wrapper. House of Commons.
Free Franking for members of Parliament; used May 7th 1840 - very scarce and unlisted SG. BL17. ..
£1,500.00
1841 SG7 1d. Red-brown, plate 11, CE. Very fine, good to wide margined example, on entire from Birmingham to Derby.
Cancelled by a neat, black maltese cross - part arrival cds below. Reverse with bold dispatch cds..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 11
£175.00
1841 Wrapper, Glasgow to Cockburnspath, sent unpaid with just a superb black maltese cross at top right.
Not charged postage due... dated OCT. 7th 1841. A super and very rare cover.  ..
£1,500.00
1843 1d. Red-brown pl. 29 (FA) on unusually folded entire used locally in London to Chancery Lane, dated JY.31.1843.
Neat central mc on stamp with no margins! Unusual triangular cover, scarce. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 29
£250.00
1844 1d. Red-brown, plate 41, HD. Just touched at bottom right, unusually cancelled with two strikes of the black mc.
London to Newcastle upon Tyne, dated AP.4.1844. Nice CONTRARY to REGULATIONS cover.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 41
£125.00
1846 1d. Red-brown pl. 62, KE. Four margin example on re-directed Lord Clifford entire.
Paying re-direction fee from London to Allerton Park, dated 31.Dec.46. New Years eve. Attractive...
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 62
£275.00
1847 The Post Magazine used in Liverpool.
Postage paid in cash and includes the original the original letter- few faults/re-inforcement but..
£475.00
1848 1d. Pink Wrapper. Sent to MANCHESTER uprated with imperf 1d. Red paying Late Fee.
 Placed contrary to regulations at lower left and cancelled by the LONDON Inland Office nume..
SG Number: SG8
£275.00
1848- 52 Covers from PORTSMOUTH with three different "NAVY POST OFFICE" hand stamp.
Hand stamp in black and blue/ green straight lines plus a udc in black.  ..
SG Number: SG8
£250.00
1850 1d. Red-brown, DJ. P14. Used on mourning envelope from Strabane to Bunsatty.
Cancelled AP.20.1859. Limerick transit and reverse with Newmarket-on-Fergus arrival for the 22nd...
SG Number: SG40
£250.00
1854 1d. Red-brown pl.173 (KB) and 1d. Orangey-brown pl. 191 (RK) on cover to Southampton to Sailsbury.
Each stamp has been cancelled with the "723" numeral in blue; RK paying the late fee, also shows ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 191
£350.00
1854 Entire to Cheltenham, sent unpaid and cancelled with the Reading "Biscuit" spoon (sideways duplex).
Dated 4th July 1854, postage due charged, "2"d. in manuscript. A super cover.  ..
£150.00
1854 Spoon Cancels of Hull. A  very fine pair of envelopes.
The first with an imperf 1d. GE, dated JY.7.1854 and the second with a 1d. Star, LJ, dated NO.22...
SG Number: SG42
£450.00
1855 1d. "Stars" P.14.
Entire from TAVISTOCK to EDINBURGH cancelled by the "780" numeral... on arrival redirected to AYR wi..
£350.00
1855 LOCAL GLASGOW Valentine. Boxed Scots local on pair of 1d's. Very attractive and rare.
..
SG Number: SG8
£900.00
1855 Monkton type xx Scots local.
Two partial strikes tying 1d and 2d to Balaklava, Crimea, 82nd Regiment dated OCT.1855, exactly a..
£1,250.00
1855 Transatlantic Steamship Mail. Cover sent unpaid from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dated 5.JA.55, postage due "10d." - "1/3d." in circle to collect. Applied at St. John as this was..
£150.00
1856 1d Star (IK). (Gothic K). LIVERPOOL dotted circle.
On entire to Whitehaven, neatly cancelled with the very rare LIVERPOOL dotted circle date stamp f..
£2,500.00
1856 1d Star (LD). Super hand illustrated clock.
Neat, handdrawn clock, top left corner, denoting 'TIME POSTED'. Western Rd cds in blue/green ..
£175.00
1856 1d. "Star" (SI), on wrapper to London, neatly cancelled by th Red Kidderminster sideways duplex, dated 31.MR.1856.
Address panel restored but not detracting from this great rarity - ex VICTORIA 2nd sale. Cat £14,..
SG Number: SG17
£4,500.00
1856 1d. LCp14 on neat cover, cancelled with the Devenport 620 numeral.
Dated JA.25.1856, an error as 620 was Plymouth! Super quality.  ..
SG Number: SG40
£250.00
1856 1d. Red “Stars” (GB). MOODIESBURN Scots Local Handstamp.
Envelope addressed to FALKIRK cancelled by the exceptionally scarce Type XX circular handstamp. D..
£140.00
1856 Crimean War; unstamped envelope from the Crimea to Bungay, Suffolk.
Neat green arrival cds for MY.23.1856- 3(d.) postage due- in block m/s. Attractive.  ..
£175.00
1857 1d Star (FG) Liverpool Spoon.
Small envelope, stamp neatly cancelled, dated AP 7 1857 and addressed to Newport, Salop. Correspo..
£40.00
1857 1d. Rose-red on wrapper to London, cancelled 466 Liverpool duplex for JU.2.62- underpaid!
With "More to Pay" and "above 1/2oz" with handstamp "2" being Postage due. Attractive and full of..
SG Number: SG40
£125.00
1857 1d. Rose-red.(DK). on entire from London to Mexico.
Sailed on the RMS Magdalena to St Thomas and then RMS Teviot to Vera Cruz, dated JU.1.59. Charged..
£200.00
1857 2d Star (KH). Alphabet II. Wolverhampton Spoon.
Super strike of the Wolverhampton Spoon dated AP 17 1857 and addressed to Salop. Newport Salop cd..
Plate No.: 5
£140.00
1857 TORPHINS Scots Local in green; Banchory to Old Aberdeen.
Two strikes, one on reverse, the other in conjunction with '35' numeral. ..
SG Number: SG29
£495.00
1858 1d Pink Envelope YORK SPOON
Super cancel of the York Spoon, dated FE 9 1858 and addressed to New Bond Street, London. London ..
£75.00
1858 1d. red-brown LC14, plate 34 on neat envelope to Leicester, neatly cancelled with the Blue Nottingham sideways duplex.
Dated JY.16.1856. Rare coloured cancel.  ..
£650.00
1858 1d. Rose-red plate 48, on neat mourning envelope to Bristol.
Neatly cancelled with the Belfast 62 Spoon, dated 16.Sept.1858. Alongside is the two line "White ..
SG Number: SGC10
Plate No.: 48
£95.00
1858 Enitre Liverpool to Montpellier, France. Underpaid with a strip of 4 1d Stars.
Neatly cancelled with the '466' spoon dated JA.20.58. The rate was 8d per ½oz, therefore the char..
£225.00
1859 1d. Pink Envelope. Uprated with 2d. Blue Pl.7 (SG45) and 4d. Carmine (SG66) and sent by Registered mail from LEICESTER to ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH.
Cancelled by the “449” sideways duplex for FE. 18. 59. Reverse with transits of Derby 18th, Burto..
SG Number: SG66
£550.00
1863 1d Rose-red (DC). on embossed OUS envelope.
With stamp over printed O.U.S in red, reading upwards. Oxford duplex for MR.7.63. ..
SG Number: SG17
£95.00
1863 POSTAL NOTICE.- CAUTION about valuable enclosures sent in unregistered letters…
and notification that Registration on Inland letters has been reduced from 6d. to 4d. Dated Decem..
£1,200.00
1874 Envelope sent from EDINBURGH to PEEBLES without postage.
Cancelled by the “131” duplex for AP. 18. 74. and duly marked in manuscript “2” denoting 2d. Post..
£95.00
1874 Envelope sent WITHOUT POSTAGE. Cancelled by the EDINBURGH DOTTED CIRCLE - Arundal Type A9.
Addressed to PEEBLES cancelled by a fine strike of the “131” duplex for OC. 12. 74. with a large ..
£95.00
1876 1/2d. Rose-red, plate 11, EF, on printed Great Northern Railway notice of "Advice of goods carried at station to station rates".
Used in Grantham, dated JA.22.76. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 11
£95.00
1877 ½d. Green Envelope. Advertising “HORSE SHOW. AGRICULTURAL HALL. LONDON.”
Fine used with 1d. Red-brown (SG43) paying the Late Fee to GLOSTER… cancelled by LONDON printed p..
SG Number: SG43
£150.00
1878 1d. Pink envelope, uprated with 2d. blue, plate 15 and sent Registered from Lymington to London.
Dated FE.14.78. Unusual and attractive combination. ..
£200.00
1880 London to Clapham Rd, prepaid with Charing Cross Official Paid cds, dated MY.4.1880.
With fine DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORT SERVICES cachet with Admiralty crest on reverse. Attractive. Ex W..
£95.00
1886 1d. Pink Advertising ring in buff of W.T Avery of Birmingham.
Addressed to London, dated DE.9.1886. Scarce in such fine condition. ..
£395.00
Birmingham Letter Carrier Handstamp. Three different examples.
Green ink in circle on 1856 1d. Stars envelope with a spoon cancellation; in black ink in oval on..
£200.00
London to Bishops Stortford. TP Cornhill and very fine black MC.
Handstamp '2' denoting Postage Due of 2d, dating SP.30.42. Super exhibtion item. Front and fl..
£350.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (DJ) Pl.1b.
Superb example on wrapper from HADDINGTON to EDINBURGH with a lovely crisp deep red MC. Reverse w..
SG Number: SG2
£1,200.00
SG01 1840 1d. Intense Black Pl.1b (JC). Non Coincident Re-entry, Letters Re-cut and Enlarged.
Fine four margined example on entire sent from LONDON to GLOUCESTERSHIRE cancelled by a light red..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 1b
£375.00
SG01 1840 1d. Intense black, pl. 5, SB. State 1. Very fine used on wrapper from Yeovil to Crickhowell.
Red MC cancellation and fine boxed No.1 handstamp above... the stamp placed lower than it should ..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 5
£350.00
SG011 1841 1d. Lake-red (QI).
Superb wide margined example on lovely neat entire from LONDON to WARWICK cancelled by the Inland..
SG Number: SG11
Plate No.: 142
£1,250.00
SG048 1873 ½d. Rose-red (LF).
Fine uncreased wrapper sent from FORRES to ROTHES cancelled by a superb thimble c.d.s. for SP. 20. 7..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 10
£95.00
SG048 1876 ½d. Rose-red (GC).
Wrapper with printed invitation from "James Gemmell & Co. Tea Merchants - GLASGOW" sent to CASTLE DO..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 14
£95.00
SG051 - 1870 1½d. Rose-red. (LJ).Advertising Circular.
Sent to Nainital, East India - London 'EC41' cancel - advertises wines and spirits. ..
SG Number: SG51
Plate No.: 3
£250.00
SG051 - 1870 1½d. Rose-red.(AE).
On neat Bank Envelope, neatly tied by '131 duplex for DE.11.74. A fine single franking. ..
SG Number: SG51
£150.00
SG058 - 1854 6d. Mauve plus 2d Star (OB) to France.
Double rate, both neatly cancelled with London '21', dated 17 Sept 55. Pretty cover. ..
SG Number: SG58
£375.00
SG093 - 1865 4d. Dull Vermilion. Wmk Large Garter and SG43 Red-brown. Pl.89.
Each stamp neatly cancelled by the HASTINGS 342 duplex, dated JY.11.68. Cover addressed to 'Suiss..
SG Number: SG43
£95.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black (IA).
Good to massive margined example on uncreased entire from LONDON to SALOP (Shropshire) cancelled ..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 7
£850.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black (QH). Small envelope from ST. ASAPH to BANGOR.
Very fine good to wide margined example cancelled by a neat strike of the red MC with a doub..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 4
£675.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black Pl.1b (IF).
Very fine wide margined example on entire from DUDLEY to MANCHESTER cancelled by a deep red MC ca..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 1
£350.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense black, plate 1b, IE, on neat cover to Yeovil, beautifully tied by a deep red maltese cross.
LANGPORT/ 140 (Somerset) milage mark alongside. Intense black is scarce. Dated Dec 31st 1840. ..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 1b
£750.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black.(KI-PJ). Pair on cover.
Stamps tied by salmon pink maltese crosses with a matching Cheltenham cds for AU 24 1840, address..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 4
£875.00
SG101 1866 1/- Green, plate 4, GD. Plus 2d. blue, plate 9, KD, on entire from London to New York, per "City of Paris" via Queenstown.
Dated SP.19.1866. Scarce. Cat. £450. ..
SG Number: SG101
Plate No.: 4
£195.00
SG103 1869 3d. Rose pl. 5, AC, plus 1d. pl. 110, on cover to Amsterdam.
Dated AP.1.1869, receiver on reverse for AP.8th. A neat cover.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 5
£40.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose, plate 8 and 2d. blue, plate 14, paying 5d., per ½oz rate. Nice red "2½d" credit mark to Sweden.
Dated SP.21.72. A pretty cover.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£125.00
SG103 1873 3d Rose, plate 9 x3 plus 3x 1d. plates, making 1/-, from Leith via Lerwick to the Faroe Islands.
Dated FE.2.73 - a very unusual and rare destination.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 9
£795.00
SG104 & SG45 1867 6d. Lilac, plate 6 and 2d. Blue, plate 9, both cancelled by the 4 bar Manchester 498 duplex.
Clear Manchester cds in red for 24.JU.67, sent via London and Calais. Arriving in Paris 2 days la..
SG Number: SG104
Plate No.: 6
£90.00
SG108 1870 Double rate entire, 8d. to Genoa with 6d. Dull violet, plate 8 and 2x 1d. Reds plate 140.
Neatly cancelled with Malta A25 duplex for JY.19.70. Perfect additional duplex at top right. Supe..
SG Number: SG108
Plate No.: 8
£550.00
SG110 - 1867 9d. Straw. Pl.4. Wmk Spray & x3 SG43 1d Pl.156
1874 HMS Glasgow envelope sent to Scole (Norfolk) with 1/- rate - at the time HMS Glasgow was in ..
SG Number: SG110
Plate No.: 4
£495.00
SG12 1844 1d. Orange-brown (RI). Constant Variety. Four margined example on wrapper sent from TAIN to EDINBURGH.
Cancelled by part “620” numeral leaving a full clear profile. Reverse with dispatch and arrival c..
SG Number: SG12
Plate No.: 51
£125.00
SG127 1877 Large cover to New Zealand with 5/-, plate 2, HA, 4d. vermilion (some damage) and 1d. paying the Late fee.
Nice late fee duplex, dated JA.19.77. A superb use of the 5/- value. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG127
Plate No.: 2
£3,500.00
SG13 1841 2d. Pale blue, plate 1, SK-SL. Fine clear to wide margined pair on Registered envelope from London to Pontefract.
Cancelled by the District Office numeral 69. Red PAID h/s for 22.MY.1846 and Castleford udc at le..
SG Number: SG13
Plate No.: 1
£475.00
SG13 1841 2d. Pale Blue.(SK-SL). Registered London to Pontefract.
Fine to clear wide margined pair, cancelled by District Office numeral '69'. Red PAID h/s for 22...
SG Number: SG13
Plate No.: 1
£475.00
SG138 1876 Registered cover, Dublin to Genova, via London with 4d. Registration and 2 1/2d. postage.
Made up by a pair of 2 1/2d. Rosy mauves, plate 3, a 1d. and 1/2d. plate number, all cancelled 18..
SG Number: SG138
Plate No.: 3
£450.00
SG139 1875 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 2, watermark Anchor, NA. On cover, London to Cognac.
Dated OC.22.75, paying the 3d. rate with the addition of a 1/2d. bantam. At this time France was ..
SG Number: SG139
Plate No.: 2
£110.00
SG139 1876 2½d. Rosy mauve, plate 2, NL, on neat cover to Genoa, Italy with 1d. rose-red, plate 171, paying the late fee.
Neat red boxed "L1" at left. A pretty cover.  ..
SG Number: SG139
Plate No.: 2
£225.00
SG14 & 8 1841 2d. Blue, plate 3 (JL - J Flaw) and 1841 1d. Red-brown, TE. "Southwold Penny Post" handstamp.
Very fine matching examples, cancelled by the 838 numeral... the 2d. on piece dated on reverse Ju..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£275.00
SG14 & SG19 1849/ 54 2d. Blue. Study of stamp AH.
A nice cover.  ..
SG Number: SG19
Plate No.: 4
£225.00
SG14 & SG55 1853 Entire from Irvine to Kingston, Canada, via Liverpool.
With a 2d. pl. 4 OI and 1/- embossed, both cancelled with the Blue 186 numeral. Dated on reverse ..
SG Number: SG55
£975.00
SG14 - 1841 2d. Blue (KD – KF & RL). “Registered” envelope from YEOVIL to SHERBORNE.
With a huge margined strip of three (paying Registration) and a single cancelled by the “929” num..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£275.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue (AH) plate 3.
Superb wide margined example used on wrapper sent from EDINBURGH to LONDON cancelled by the "dist..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£375.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue (EL) plate 3.
ASHTON-UNDER-LINE to LIVERPOOL. Good to huge margined example paying the Postage on a Registe..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£650.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue (HH) plate 3.
Superb used on entire from LONDON to MONTGOMERYSHIRE cancelled by a lovely crisp strike of the nu..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£350.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue, plate 3, LA, on cover to Aberdeen with 322 numeral of Tarland, Aberdeen.
Superb strike of the straight line handstamp in BLUE of TARLAND. Very rare. Dated NO.27.1846.&nbs..
SG Number: SG14
£275.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue, plate 3, SD - SE, pair on Fox Brothers cover, London to Wellington.
Used 8th October 1841 - rare use in 1841, the first year of issue. Seldom seen.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£1,450.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue. Pl.3.(TB). No.4 in Maltese Cross.
A perfect strike! Dated AP.6.44 sent to Basingstoke - CDS for the 7th on the front. ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£1,150.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue. Pl.4 (PA-PD). London to Brussels.
PC - Double Letter. Adhesives paying the double single rate, 4dx2, dated Feb 3rd 1854. A nice use..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£675.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue.(TH) plate 4. Re-entry, state II on mourning envelope. Bristol to Emsworth.
Dated JA.17.1854, after the October 1853 repair and showing TRL in left margin. Spec ES14d. Scarc..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£165.00
SG14 1841 2d. Blue.Plate 4. (TG-TH) pair on cover. Sheffield to Macclesfield JU.11.52.
TH showing re-entry from state I. Divisional mark to left of TG indicating state I. Spec ES14c. S..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£150.00
SG14 1842 2d. Blue pl. 3 (LE) State 1 "eyebrow flaw" on London over, black mc and blue "T.P/ Charles St. West" alongside.
Rare. (RCSAR). ..
SG Number: SG14
£575.00
SG14 1842 2d. Blue pl. 3, HG on entire Edinburgh to the Glasgow and Ayreshire Railway, neatly cancelled by the Edinburgh black mc.
"Late fee" paid with the scarce, boxed red "Paid 1d. Extra" alongside. Dated 22.JUNE.42. Attracti..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£325.00
SG14 1842 2d. Blue pl. 3, PE, on cover London to Manchester.
Dated 19th Nov 1842. Stamp has good to clear margins. A fine single franking.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£195.00
SG14 1843 2d. Blue pl. 3, RB, on entire Edinburgh to Buckie.
Dated July 1st 1843, cancelled with the ordinary Edinburgh mc. Stamp just touched, top right. Att..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£225.00
SG14 1843 2d. Blue, plate 3, FC. Fine used on cover to Edinburgh, neatly cancelled with the no.2 in maltese cross.
Good margins except just touched (?) top right(?). Rare. Cat. £2250. A clear, upright strike!&nbs..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£975.00
SG14 1843 2d. Blue, plate 3, NC-ND on cover to Macclesfield. Tied by the No.12 in maltese cross.
Cover is from the famous Brocklehurst correspondence. Dated on reverse 21.OCT.43. Cat. £1200 as a..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£750.00
SG14 1844 2d. Blue pl. 3 (OG) on entire to Ludlow, neatly cancelled with an up-right "No. 8 in maltese cross".
Attractive and rare. Cat £2800. ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£1,650.00
SG14 1844 Transatlantic entire. 1/- per half ounce rate. 2d. plate 3, MG-ML. File fold through MH and cut into ML.
Sent from Edinburgh to New York, via Cunard Steam Ship "Britania". Manuscript 20 ¾ cents Postage ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£675.00
SG14 1845 Transatlantic entire, Edinburgh to New York. Ship letter rate of 8d., per half pence dated 15 May 1845.
Paid by strip of 4 2d's from plate 3, DG, DH, DI, DJ (in at base). Manuscript 6 (cents) = ship le..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£850.00
SG14 1849 2d. Blue (LD) plate 4.
Clear to massive margined example on wrapper from LONDON to KENDAL cancelled by the Inland Office..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£160.00
SG14 1849 2d. Blue (TD) plate 4.
Remarkable bottom marginal example used on wrapper from LONDON to BIRMINGHAM cancelled by the Inl..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£450.00
SG14 1849 2d. Blue, plate 3, RF, on cover, Guildford to London. Underpaid and charged "4" (d.) More to Pay.
Postage Due. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£225.00
SG14 1850 Registered wrapper, 6d. paid in cash, postage in stamps. London to Ludlow.
Dated 12.Oct.1850 - on reverse "Knight Rider Street" s/l... at this date the Registration fee sho..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£395.00