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 SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1a (BB). Exceptionally fine four margined example on lovely neat uncreased envelope from BANDON to DUBLIN.
 Cancelled by a fine bold red MC with dispatch and arrival marks on reverse for OC. 23/24. 1..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1a
£500.00
1840 1d. Black plate 1b, SD. Very fine used on cover, London to Sailsbury, dated OC.15.40.
Neat red maltese cross almost leaving a clear profile. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£350.00
1840 Edinburgh to Perth stampless cover.
Postage paid in cash 'Paid at Edinburgh' in red, alongside is the very pretty boxed 'Paid 1d Extr..
£125.00
1840 Jan 10th. Uniform Penny Post - First Day entire, Earlston via Melrose to Edinburgh.
Receiving cds for 11th, entire dated 10th January. Attractive and scarce.  ..
£395.00
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
SG001 - 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
SG001 - 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
SG001 1840 1d. Intense Black (IA).
Good to massive margined example on uncreased entire from LONDON to SALOP (Shropshire) cancelled by ..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 7
£850.00
SG001 1840 1d. Intense Black (QE).
Very fine four margined example on wrapper, sent locally in Basingstoke. Exceptional cancel in black..
SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 5
£475.00
SG001 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
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black (BE). London to Tunbridge.
Good to huge margined example on delightful small uncreased envelope sent from LONDON to TUNBRIDG..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£350.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black (NB). Halesworth to Saxmundham.
Very fine four margined example cancelled by a light black MC with a dispatch c.d.s. alongside fo..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£595.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black (NC). London to Cheadle "Life Assurance".
Very fine wide margined example on “Law Life-Assurance Society” prospectus sent from LONDON to CH..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£375.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black (QJ). MAY 19th. 1840.
Excellent wide margined example on large part wrapper from LONDON to EDINBURGH cancelled by a nea..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£595.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black. (IL). Non Coincident re-entry, recut and enlarged check letters.
On cover from Tadcaster to Leeds with a neat black MC dated MY.23.1841. Spec AS5c. Scarce so fine..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£750.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black. Pl.6 (AA). Huddersfield to Blackburn.
Neat, clean wrapper with contents. Huddersfield cds in red for JA 18 1841. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£375.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(FA). Pl.2. May 22nd cover.
London to Bagshot with a faint T.P Strand WO on the front. A fine May date cover. Cat £2800. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£1,950.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(FB). Pl.1b. Penny Post - RAINHAM.
Red MC on neat uncreased envelope, Rainham (Kent) to Crediton (Devon). Nice Penny Post handstamp ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£375.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(FC) Dublin to Manchester.
Neat 'rubyish' cross tying to clean and uncreased cover; Dublin despatch for OC.22.40. Rare so fi..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£1,200.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(HL). Charing Cross straight line.
Neat cover, crisply cancelled with a red MC and nicely tied by the straight line cancel in black...
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£225.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(IE). MORE TO PAY.
London to Bristol, underpaid and struck with the double ring 'More to Pay' and charged '2'(d), da..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£450.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(LL). Re-directed cover.
Huge margined example from Wiveliscombe to London (Camberwell) then re-directed to Peckham - "not..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£850.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.(NB). Pre-printed wrapper.
Super square marginal example pre printed wrapper addressed to Dudley, but not sent. A lovely unu..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£1,750.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black.Pl.4 LK-LJ. Super pair on cover.
From Tunbridge Wells to London, dated 3 June 1841 on an uncreased cover with two fine black strik..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£395.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (EC).
Very fine large margined example on entire from LONDON to RAMSGATE cancelled by a neat red MC and..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 7
£375.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (HE - HF).
Very fine four margined horizontal pair - double rate (½oz to 1oz). On wrapper from Rundle Cottage t..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 9
£975.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (ML).
Superb used with excellent margins including part selvedge at right... on large part entire from ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£750.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (QE).
Fine four margined example with a neat red MC on entire from LONDON to HAMPTON COURT PALACE... re-di..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 7
£850.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (RD).
Good clear margined example on entire from MASHAM to BERWICK ON TWEED cancelled by a neat black MC....
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 9
£495.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(CD). State 3, second repair.
Small to large margins, on neat clean entire letter from Wallsend Colliery (blue cds on reverse) to ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£650.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(DF). London to Gravesend. RED MC.
Very neatly tied, rare to find a red cross on this plate. Unlisted by SG. Spec AS66h. Dated Jan 1..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 10
£1,950.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(IB).Pl.1a. 18th May 1840.
Superb used on a complete wrapper cancelled perfectly with an upright red MC and just tied by the TP..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1
£1,300.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(KA) with neat, upright TAUNTON cds alongside dated FE.3.41.
Cancelled in red, the month lack ink was introduced. Extremely neat cover with a fine four margined ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£600.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(LF). Cancelled by ALMWYCH PENNY POST handstamp.
and a light red MC. Small wrapper from Bangor to London. Reverse with red dispatch for JY.29.1840..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 3
£4,500.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black.(RI). used on piece, black MC and additionally tied by the 'CLIFTON' udc.
Cover included showing the correct useage. Rare combination. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£750.00
SG003 - 1840 1d. Grey-Black (worn plate).(LI). May date cover.
Pre-affixing horizontal crease, barely visible, dated May 20th 1840 and sent from Loughborough to..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£595.00
SG003 1840 1d. Grey-Black (PE) Worn Plate. Letter "P" with Small Loop.
Very fine example with good to massive margins on wrapper addressed to LEITH cancelled by a neat ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 3
£650.00
SG003 1840 1d. Grey-Black - Worn Plate (OD).
Very fine clear margined example on "Ladies" envelope from SCARBOROUGH to LONDON cancelled by a cris..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 7
£475.00
SG003 1840 1d. Grey-Black.(JB). May 16th 1840
Large part lettersheet, superbly cancelled, just 10 days after issue! Holcombe Cert. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1
£1,200.00
SG006 - 1840 2d. Pale Blue.(OK). Used on cover.
Addressed to Lady Campbell, Manchester, neatly tied by a red MC; London despatch for JY.13.40. At..
SG Number: SG6
Plate No.: 1
£850.00
SG007 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(FG). Manchester fishtail MC.
Stamp just touched bottom right, from black plate 9, centrally struck with the distinctive mc. Ne..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 9
£395.00
SG007 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(GK). Dublin to Chester.
Cover dated MY.25.41; stamp placed at left to fit the address. Attractive. ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 9
£135.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown (CF).
GREENOCK Maltese Cross. Clear to wide margined example on entire to PAISLEY cancelled by a cracking ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 9
£750.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown (DL).
RE-ENTRY. Three margined example on a delightful uncreased entire sent locally in EDINBURGH cancelle..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 8
£140.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown (MA). PROVISIONAL REPAIR - State 2.
Exceptional used with clear to massive margins on wrapper from BAGSHOT to LONDON cancelled by a n..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 5
£275.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown Pl.1c (CF).
State 3 - Second Plate Repair. Entire sent from DURHAM UNIVERSITY to BROUGH cancelled by an almost f..
SG Number: SG7
£295.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown. (NA - Letter "N" Retouched). Second Repair. State 2.
Superb used with clear to wide margins on entire from UTTOXETTER to LICHFIELD. Cancelled by a cra..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 5
£695.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown.(BB), black plate on entire to Irvine cancelled by the distinctive Edinburgh MC.
Super stamp, unlisted by SG. ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 2
£550.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown.(BL). Pl.10. State 2. ISLE of MAN to ABERDEEN.
Dated April 4th 1841. A scarce and seldom seen stamp. Spec AS71...
SG Number: SG7
£350.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown.(FH).
Superb used good to massive margined example on entire to WINCHESTER cancelled by a neat black MC le..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 11
£250.00
SG007 1841 1d. Red-brown.(PB). Non coincident re-entry.
Two fine examples on cover dated JY.17.1841 cleary showing this spectacular and famous re-entry.R..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 5
£1,750.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(IL). Pl.31. Uprated 1d Pink envelope.
Cancelled with a 'debris' filled maltese cross - not listed, but an interesting and striking malt..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£450.00
SG1 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
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black Pl.5 (GG). Stunningly deep shade on wrapper from FOLKINGHAM to LONDON...
cancelled by a neat red MC with a fine dispatch c.d.s. below for SP. 21. 1840. Arrival on reverse..
SG Number: SG1
£350.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black Pl.6 (AB). Entire from STURMINSTER to LONDON...
cancelled by a cracking deep red MC with “No.1” Receiving House handstamp alongside and reverse w..
SG Number: 1
Plate No.: 6
£400.00
SG1 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
SG14 1842 2d. Blue, plate 3, NK. Superb used, Kirby Lonsdale to Kendal.
Neat black maltese cross, dated NO.17.42. Nice single franking.  ..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 3
£395.00
SG2 & SG7 1841 1d. Red-brown.Pl.9 (RB), from Prescot to London, re-directed to Anglesey with the addition of a 1d. Black pl. 8 (JB).
Despite faults to both stamps, a very rare combination. BPA cert.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£3,000.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (AJ). SALISBURY to DORSET.
Very fine wide margined example on wrapper cancelled by a neat centrally struck black MC with a c..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£350.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (BI). Very fine good to wide margined example on a lovely fresh entire from LONDON to WESTMORLAND
Cancelled by a neat red MC with an indistinct receiving handstamp alongside and dispatch c.d.s. o..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£495.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (BL). Very fine four margined example on entire from MARKET-RAISIN to DONCASTER.
Cancelled by a lovely bold red MC with a dispatch c.d.s. in black at left for JU. 11. 1840. No ma..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£350.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (DH). Roller Flaw.
Just clear to very wide margined example on large part wrapper from UTTOXETER to CHEADLE cancelle..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£400.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (JA). Marginal example on cover from UTTOXETER to CHEADLE.
Cancelled by a beautifully struck red MC matching the dispatch c.d.s. dated AU. 4. 1840. Superb. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£1,650.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (MH & MI). Single examples both with good to wide margins on entire from EVESHAM to BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER.
Cancelled by red MC’s with dispatch c.d.s. on reverse for OC. 21. 1840. Fine and scarce double fr..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£800.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (MI). Very fine four margined example on fresh entire sent locally in EDINBURGH to PORTOBELLO.
Cancelled by a neat red MC with AUG. 12. 1840. c.d.s. on reverse. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£350.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (PC). Four margined example affixed sideways to entire from SEDBERGH to KENDAL
Neat black MC with dispatch u.d.c. alongside and reverse with dark blue arrival c.d.s. for JY. 13..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£375.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (PF). ORANGE Maltese Cross. Sent locally in ULVERSTONE.
Four margined example affixed sideways to entire cancelled by a bright orange MC – reverse with O..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£675.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (TA). Four margined example on entire from STROUD to TETBURY.
Neat red MC with a crisp dispatch c.d.s. below for AU. 14. 1840. No markings on reverse. RPS Cert..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£450.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 1b (CF) on cover Norwich to Wymondham, neatly tied by a red mc, leaving a clear profile.
Dated AU.19.1840. Fine margins. Attractive. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1B
£425.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 1b (CF), on neat small entire from Birmingham to Tewksbury dated AU.11.1840; neatly tied by a red mc. Pretty.
..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1B
£350.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 1B, LJ. A superb, example in a deep shade, on cover from Manchester to Preston.
Ex the famous Horrocks Miller correspondence, to Preston. Dated on reverse OC.6.1840. Usual red c..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1B
£375.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl. 2 (JK). Entire from Battle to Chichester redirected to London.
Interesting manuscript "Pd 1 penny to Chichester & redirected". Attractive and full of charac..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£1,350.00
sg2 1840 1d. Black Pl. 2 QI, orange vermilion maltese cross.
Gloucester to Truro, dated JU.29.1840; a super coloured maltese cross. Rare. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£2,250.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 2, EB. Entire from Pontypool to Usk cancelled with a yellow-brown maltese cross- two strikes!
Dated inside 2.June.40. Despite the MJ Cert, a most unusual coloured mc. A fine Welsh usage! ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£850.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl. 3 (KG). On front and top flap sent from PADDINGTON to CHELMSFORD...
cancelled orange MC on dispatch and red MC on arrival several times with "T.P Bayswater" below an..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£750.00
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
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 5, DH. Fine four margined example on very attractive front, Exeter to Plymouth.
Dated NO.16.1840, Fore Street Hill/ Penny Post alongside (Budleigh Salterton). Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£475.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 6, SK. Good to wide margined example on printed "London and Blackwell Railway Company/ HALF YEAR REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS & ENGINEERS".
One of them being George Stephenson, the pioneer of the steam locomotive. Addressed to Portland P..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£695.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl. 7 (RB - No "O" Flaw). Wrapper from FARNHAM to LONDON.
Good to wide margins and superb crisp black MC cancellation with MR.24.1841. "Traveller" horsesho..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 7
£1,750.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black pl. 7 RK, on wrapper- no side flaps.
Kelvedon to Braintree. Excellent margins and neat red mc- despatch cds on reverse, DEC.8.1840. Su..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 7
£750.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (JK). “The Scottish Amicable Society” Advertising Envelope.
The stamp taken from a previously cut strip by means of tearing the vertical sides… the envelope ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£1,750.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (PA). Non-coincident Re-entry.
Very fine clear to wide margined example on neat entire sent from WIGAN to PRESTON cancelled by a..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£425.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (QI). Very fine four margined example on entire sent from SHERBORNE to POOLE cancelled by a neat brown-red MC…
originally a 2d. Blue was affixed to the cover but partially removed when the letter was weighed...
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£2,500.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (TA). ORANGE Maltese Cross.
Excellent wide margined example on entire sent locally in EDINBURGH to from Sloane Street to York..
SG Number: SG2
£750.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.2 (AA). MAY 14th. 1840. Local LONDON cover tied by a neat red MC… very scarce May date and the first stamp in the sheet!
..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£1,950.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.2 (CF). Very fine four margined example on mourning entire sent from LONDON to SURREY...
cancelled by a neat red MC… reverse with Paddington c.d.s. for JU. 2. 40. along with two red fram..
SG Number: SG2
£275.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.4 (HJ). “O.H.M.S.” entire sent from NEWPORT, ISLE OF WIGHT to the Stamp Office WINCHESTER.
Clear margins on three sides – just touched at bottom right… brownish red MC with matching I.O.W...
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£395.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.5 (CA). FIRST REPAIR.
.Superb example with typical plate wear and thinning of check letters. Wrapper, LONDON to STRATFO..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£675.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.8 (DK). “Totten Penny Post” Handstamp. Wrapper to LONDON with a fine four margined example cancelled by a brownish red MC and the Totten Penny Post h/s in black ink.
Sent from Totten to Fawley then on to Southampton where it received a “PY POST” backstamp for FE...
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£3,000.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.8 (GK). Good to wide margined example on wrapper from YEOVIL to SOMERTON.
Cancelled by a black MC with a neat arrival c.d.s. at lower left for JU. 2. 1841. Reverse with di..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 8
£395.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.9 (CG). Cover from LONDON to SHEFFIELD neatly cancelled by a black MC leaving a clear profile…
neat square margins and fresh impression. A rare stamp on cover in this condition. Dated 15. MR. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 9
£1,350.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 1a, BH, on envelope London to Dublin.
Neat red maltese cross leaving clear profile. Dated May 13th 1840. Attractive and scarce early Ma..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1a
£1,650.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 1a, DE, used to seal envelope. Used locally in London.
Initially charged "2"d but cancelled with a red maltese cross once the stamp was spotted! Dated M..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1a
£1,850.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 2, BA. On pretty cover, Silverton to Taunton via Cullumpton.
Penny Post plus red transit on the front. Dated No.7.1840. Stamp with decent margins and nicely c..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£1,250.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 2, EK, on cover Halesworth to Saxmundham. Beautifully cancelled with a "blood red" maltese cross.
Dated June 19th 1840 - Halesworth udc on front in same colour. Superb! Ex Cawardine.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£1,500.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 2, KI. Fine used on cover, Christmas Day 25.12.1840.
Bakewell to Boston. Dispatch cds on the front. Unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£175.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 2, LD. Nice margined example, bold red maltese cross on wrapper.
Ipswich to London, dated SEP.22.1840. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£395.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 3, KE. Very fine used on cover, Halifax to Burnley. Neat red maltese cross.
Dated 29.6.41. A scarce plate. Spec AS20. BPA Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 3
£295.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 5, EE. Superb square margined example on entire, Halesworth to Saxmundham.
Cancelled by the Blood Red maltese cross, dated SP.10.1840. Stunning colour.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£1,500.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 6 (NE) on entire to Saxmundham
Cancelled with a very scarce BLOOD RED mc of Halesworth. Dated AU.11.1840. A superb "coloured" mc..
SG Number: SG2
£1,850.00