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 A List of Books on the Postal History, Postmarks and Adhesive Postage and Revenue Stamps of Great Britain. Second Edition. Compiled by Arnold M. Strange
Published by Great Britain Philatelic Society, London. 1971.  48 pages. Paperback, fine ..
£5.00
 SG21 1855 1d. Yellow-brown Pl.2 (BI). Die II. SC. P.16. Major Re-entry. Large spot above “B” and vertical line in N/E square.
Fine used cancelled by a neat “047” numeral of CREW STATION. Scarce. Listed and illustrated under..
SG Number: SG21
Plate No.: 2
£150.00
"Paquebot" and "Ship Letter" Cancellations of the World 1894-1951 by M. A. Studd.
Printed in 1953 by D. Wood & Son. Until this book was published, little attempt had been ..
£30.00
1840 1d. Black plate 5, TE. Very fine used, neat square margins and perfectly stuck black maltese cross - upright!
A delightful stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 5
£295.00
1840 1d. Mulready envelope A 150 First Day of Use. Birmingham to Kent via London, with both dispatch and transit cds's dated MY.6.1840- unusual to find a cds on the front.
Orange red maltese cross. Rare. RPS Cert, ex John Bohn. Cat. £18,000.  ..
£8,000.00
1840 1d. Mulready envelope A145. Bakewell to Rye, cancelled with a pinkish-red maltese cross and matching despatch cds.
Dated JY.1840. Scarce.  ..
£450.00
1840 2d. Mulready envelope, a202, London to Bath, underpaid with circular "More to Pay" and m/s "4" (double the defficiency of 2d).
Dated September 22nd. A superb Postage Due cover - rare on the 2d! (M13/07/25) CHCS. Ex Mayflower..
£2,750.00
1840 Mulready. Stereo A24, Forme 2. Lettersheet. A pretty cover, neatly cancelled by a Bristol vermilion maltese cross and a matching cds for JU.12.1840 to Nuneaton, Coventry.
Complete letter inside. Superb coloured cancel. Cat. £2250.  ..
£1,350.00
1842 1d. Pink envelope. Neat Edinburgh mc, used locally. Clean and fresh.
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£110.00
1843 1d. Pink stationery envelope, small size, sent from Dublin to Wexford and cancelled with the distinctive Dublin maltese cross, which has a constant break in the outer cross.
Dated 11th Nov. 1843. Scarce so fine. Stationery.  ..
£225.00
1844 1d. Pink Envelope (Huggins EP3b). Used from ROSS to CASTLECOMER and cancelled by the very rare and distinctive straight sided ROSS MALTESE CROSS in black.
Dated AP. 19. 1844. On reverse. The earliest of the two known examples on 1d. Pink envelopes. Few..
£12,500.00
1844 1d. Pink front and top flap only, with a perfect black maltese cross and lovely Aspatria udc in blue - Allerdale. Stunning!
Dated SP.13.44. ..
£150.00
1846. Late use Mulready 1d. (A21), Southwold to Yarmouth; neat "838" numeral with Southwold Penny Post alongside and crisp receiving cds dated MY.20.1846.
A stunning looker! (Few peripheral scuffs not detracting). Rare. ..
£695.00
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
1855 LOCAL GLASGOW Valentine. Boxed Scots local on pair of 1d's. Very attractive and rare.
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SG Number: SG8
£900.00
1857 Four singles on piece, Bolton AP.2.57 with LB pl. 31 C8(5), IB pl. 33 C9(3), AB pl.45 C9(1) and OD pl. 31 C9(1).
Nice combination. RPS Cert.  ..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 45
£225.00
1857 Large Garter Watermark Paper. Right hand marginal piece with nine complete impressions and three partials…
marginal handstamp Crown “POSTAGE/4d” – first used on the 1857 4d. Rose issue (SG66). Delicate in..
£525.00
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
1859 Inbound entire from Calcutta to London and then re-directed on arrival.
Send to Hastings with a 1d Star (NL), dated AU.5.59. ..
£395.00
1864 Admiralty cover, prepaid "Official Paid" red cds for 10.11.64 and superb DIRECTOR of TRANSPORT SERVICES cachet in blue.
Attractive. Ex Wiseman.  ..
£125.00
1868 SG94 4d. Pl.9 and SG101 1/- pl. 4 (Emblems) on cover London to Shanghae, China.
Each cancelled by the LONDON WC duplex for FE.10.68 endorsed "via Marseilles". Shanghae received ..
SG Number: SG101
£395.00
1870 1/2d. Stationary cut out used on OC.1.1870 - the first day! Unusual and attractive.
..
£55.00
1870 1/2d. Violet postcard, small size, London to Maidstone with Orb and Cross Machine cancel.
Cancelled with the very rare "orb over cross" SLOPER experimental cancel. Postcard creased but no..
£450.00
1870 ½d. Post Card. Sloper – Orb and Cross Machine Punched Cancellation.
Unique use on the large format Post Card-Sent locally in LONDON to Cheapside. Superb rarity. ..
£850.00
1874 Sloper Machine cancel, Liverpool Arrow type. Card incorrectly inserted into machine, hence inverted and at lower left!
Machine cancel.  ..
£50.00
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
1877 1/2d. Post card. Used locally in London and cancelled by a superb crisp red thimble cds.
Dated JY.10.77. Attractive and scarce.  ..
£125.00
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
1879 Tender, Mc Corquodate+Co, Stationary card on white card, marked "1" in m/s on the reverse and o'ptd "SPECIMEN" in red. Scarce.
..
£195.00
1879 Tender, Mc Corquodate+Co, Stationary on card, marked "2" in m/s on the reverse and o'ptd "SPECIMEN" in red. Scarce.
..
£195.00
1880's. Unapproproiated Die Proof of Queen Victoria's head in sunken mount with diadem but no chignon ribbon. Fresh and fine.
..
£375.00
1881 SG172 1d. Lilac die II, SG159 3d on 3d. Lilac (AA) and SG162 6d on 6d. Lilac (ML). Somerset House SPECIMEN paper.
All stamps have been cancelled by a manuscript cross. Applied to a page (45) of Official Ledger. ..
SG Number: SG159
£450.00
1884 1/- Deep Brown, a complete sheet of the NTC Ltd. Unmounted. Attractive and unusual.
Telegraph.  ..
£120.00
1884 1/- NTC Ltd. A complete sheetlet of 12. Unmounted original gum. Attractive and unusual.
Telegraph.  ..
£100.00
1884 3d. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card lettered HB and inscribed “DE LA RUE LONDON”.
From a series of experimental trials. Very rare. ..
£800.00
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
1886 2½d Lake with blue advertising ring - Browne and Rosenheim, addressed to Montauban, France.
London hooded circle for 16.JU.1886, transit and arrival cds's on reverse. Rare. ..
£475.00
1887 SG206 + SG208  Reading Pacel Post label (Caversham Road) used with 4 1/2d and 6d Jubilees cancelled Reading parcel cancel.
Attractive and scarce. ..
SG Number: SG208
£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
1891 PO Notice re Postal Orders and Savings Bank at Brighton, Cannon Place.
Unusual.  ..
£175.00
1894 1s. Green and 4d. Vermilion embossed on Thornton Pickard Per Parcel Post label.
Uprated with SG198  1 1/2d. perfin and sent from Altrincham to Vienna. Extremely scarce.&nbs..
SG Number: SG198
£310.00
1894 Postage Due. Unpaid, hand drawn envelope, London to Portsmouth, dated MR.9.1884. Attractive and unusual.
Depicting a comical character sitting on a large trunk. Postage due handstamp SW/2.  ..
£275.00
1895 Revenue. £1 violet and black CIVIL SERVICE overprint. Superb used on small part form
Cancelled "C.S.C" attractive.  ..
£125.00
1897 Prince of Wales’s Metropolitan Hospital Fund and commemoration of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
Small commemorative envelope which contained the charity stamps and the 1s. & 2s. 6d. values...
£50.00
1899 1d. Pink and 1906 1d. Red envelopes advertising “JOHN OAKEY & SONS Ltd. LONDON” – Wellington Knife Polish.
The 1d. sent to ZURICH uprated with 1880 ½d. Deep Green and 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II – the 1d. Red ..
SG Number: 172
£250.00
1901 1d. Pink envelope, sent Registered from Berlin to London and cancelled upon arrival, 28.JY.01.
A very unusual combination and rare. Cape Town wax seal on reverse? ..
£650.00
1902 1/2d. Blue green postcard, Hornsey to Banbury with unusual pen and ink figures.
The address written on the back of an envelope. Attractive.  ..
£85.00
1907 De La Rue Britannia Dummy stamp, die proof. Superb impression, clear background to head and dated May 13th 1907.
This was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive.  ..
£350.00
1911 1/2d. Green. Post card. Very fine used. First Day of Issue and Coronation Day!
Sent locally in Redcar on JU.22.11.  ..
SG Number: SG321
£200.00
1911 Harrison Coil trial showing Coat of Arms in pale blue, violet and deep brown. Dummy.
Attractive, despite faults.  ..
£125.00
1911 Revenue. Post Office Savings Bank Receipt. 1s Brown and blue overprinted.
Overprinted CANCELLED, type 24 on paper watermarked crown. A fine u/m o.g example. ..
£225.00
1911 SG338/ SG341 1/2d. scarlet and SG329 1d. green "Reversed Colours", colour trials on gummed wmkd paper
Cancelled, type 24, minor gum creasing but not significant in view of their uniqueness. To be lis..
SG Number: SG341
£30,000.00
1912-24 Royal Cypher Watermark Bit. Single example mounted in a sunken card frame and inscribed “TYPE III”.
..
£325.00
1914 1d. Orange. Cheque/ receipt stamp irregularly used at Malvern on 15/2/14 and surcharged.
2d. Postage Due - 2 months before Postage Due labels came into use! Revenue.  ..
£85.00
1914 Stamp Duty 2/- Blue and red brown of Antigua, used to Hackney and cancelled King William Street cds.
Dated 2.JY.14. Very unusual and scarce. Revenue.  ..
£225.00
1915 1d. Pink with Parkins and Gotto advertising ring. Sent from Wonersh, Surrey to Oswald Marsh in London.
Somewhat philatelic but scarce to see used. Few tone spots. Postal Stationery. ..
£175.00
1916 National Philatelic War Fund.
Five labels affixed to envelope sent by Registered mail from the 12th Belgium Regiment, Internmen..
£395.00
1920 6d. Grey National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated, corner block of 6, quite spectacular and scarce.
..
£225.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK ... RECEIPT FOR DEPOSIT OF ONE SHILLING - Profile Head Design.
 Three superb used examples each tied to a strip of the perforated pull-out labels by NORTHE..
£225.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK.
Superb u/m o.g. top marginal of the Profile head design. SPECIMEN Type 26. ..
£200.00
1920 KGV 1s. Blue and Brown - POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK. "CANCELLED" Type 24.
Very fine u/m o.g. example of this very rare stamp. ..
£275.00
1924 & 1925 British Empire Exhibition. Unused “set” of stationery Post Cards, envelopes and Letter Cards… eight items all fine and fresh.
..
£125.00
1948 Olympic Games. 6d. Air Letter. An uncut "pair", positions 7 and 8 from the sheet of 8.
These being from the duplicate registration sheet, so just 4 pairs possible. Rare.  ..
£975.00
1958 Tobacco duty relief tokens, "Customs and Excise" booklet with 32 x 2/4d Orange stamps.
Unusual and scarce. Booklet.  ..
£150.00
A History of British Postmarks. Illustrated. Together with a List of Numbers Used in Obliterations in Great Britain and Certain Colonial Possessions. By J. H. Daniels.
Upcott Gill, London, 1898. Hard Cover. First Edition. 184pp. Good condition with some waterm..
£25.00
Billig's Philatelic Handbook. Volume 34. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps. Great Britain and the Empire in Europe. Part 1
HJMR Co (1969) 247pp. Fine condition in original red cloth. Published by H.J.M.R Co. Rep..
£25.00
c.1910 MINERVA HEAD.
Fine used De La Rue promotional "coil join" strip of four... the attached stamp having unshaded b..
£220.00
c.1911 De La Rue, Large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6 in pale brown and grey black.
On gummed, honeycombe, unwatermarked paper. Superb! ..
£750.00
c.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in chestnut and green, without shading to head.
On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "A". Superb.  ..
£750.00
c.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in green and red., without shading around the head.
On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "B". Superb. ..
£750.00
C.1911 De La Rue, large format Britannia head, dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6, in violet and purple.
Without shading around the head. On gummed chalky paper. Manuscript "A". Superb. ..
£750.00
c.1913 Harrison and Sons "Head" essay in buff. An unmounted block of four with green diagonal stripe overprinted.
Ex. 5/- buff booklet essay. Rare.  ..
£600.00
c.1923 Harrison & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet for use by Harrison reps of two blocks of 10 plus matching bromide blocks, in pale blue and deep blue.
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden - note ..
£575.00
c.1923 Harrison & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet for use by Harrison reps, of two blocks of 10 in brown and blue. Specimen additional block of 10 bromides.
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden. Attrac..
£495.00
c.1923 Harrison & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet for use by Harrison reps, of two blocks of 10 in green and purple. Specimen additional block of matching bromides.
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm, Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden, notes..
£495.00
c.1923 Harrison & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet for use by Harrison reps, of two blocks of 8, in green and black, plus brown and black. Specimen additional block of 10 matching bromides in black and brown
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm, Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden. Attra..
£495.00
c.1923 Harrison & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet for use by Harrison reps, of two blocks, bicoloured in violet / brown and violet/ green. Specimen additional block of matching bromides in green and brown
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm, Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden. Attra..
£495.00
c.1923 Harrison and Sons, London, selection of 15 "labels" printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden.
The "specimen" stamps were intended for Harrison's sample booklet, for use by their representativ..
£295.00
c.1923 Harrisons & Sons, London, cut down page from a sample booklet, for use by Harrison reps, of two blocks of 10 in green and bright blue (Harrison portrait).
Printed from cylinders by the Dutch firm Nederlandsche Rotogravure Maatschappij of Leiden, notes ..
£495.00
Canada 1906 1c. Blue-green. Superb used on a wonderfully decorative U.P.U. Post Card with a religious theme and the music to “Ave Maria”…
sent from WILMOT, ONTARIO AU. 31. 06. to the U.S.A. with a neat arrival for September 3rd.  ..
£325.00
EDVII SG257 1902 10d. + 1/- DLR paying re-direction fee from London to Berlin. Originally sent from the Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Purse (probably and invitation).
Nice PRIVY PURSE, oval from BUCKINGHAM PALACE with cds alongside OC.23.1902 (VSI). Unusual and sc..
SG Number: SG257
£650.00
Encyclopaedia of THE MALTESE CROSS Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland - Volume 2.
By Professor S. David Rockoff & Mike Jackson. Pretty much good as new.  PRICE INCLUD..
£65.00
Ex DLR OFFICIAL REPRODUCTIONS of the 1881 1d. Lilac, 1880 2d. Rose, 1878/ 83 10/- and £1.
Affixed to part day book page.  ..
£1,650.00
F18 - F23 1880's Postal Fiscals. Postally used page full (30 stamps) inc. some on piece and a strip of 3.
Unusual and scarce.  ..
SG Number: SGF18
£175.00
Foreign Bill Stamps: Two envelopes one with 1d. and the other with 3d. stamps affixed sent locally in STATHAM.
Cancelled by c.d.s’s for FE. 23. 89. and SP. 17. 90. Scarce fiscal use.  ..
£260.00
Forgeries, Fantasies and Reprints Auction Catalogue by Harmers of London
January 16th 1986.  Paperback in good condition. Illustrated auction catalogue. 28 pages..
£7.00
Fourth Suppliment: The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland and the War-time Edition of the Philatelic Advisor Handbook No. 6.
Edited by R.C. Alcock and F. C. Holland.  1943.32 pp.  SHIPPING WILL BE CHARGED..
£5.00
INCOME TAX. 1d., 2d., 3d., 6d. and 1s. used on envelope sent from SOUTH BENFLEET to WESTMINSTER
c.d.s. cancels for 28. JU. 21. Most unusual and very scarce. ..
£375.00
James Heath Engraver to Kings and Tutor to Many by George W. Smith
Published by the Author. 1989. Paperback in excellent condition. First edition. The title pag..
£35.00
Kenya Revenues, Poll Tax 1934 KODI 1/- rose red and purple on piece, tied with Nairobi cds's.
Attractive and rare.  ..
£1,100.00
KEVII 1d. & 2½d. used in ASCENSION Island… strip of three and a pair with c.d.s. cancellations for 1911 and 1912 respectively. Scarce.
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£175.00
KGV c.1921 “NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE” 1s.8 d – 10s. 10d. (inc. the rare 7s. 6d.) and 2s. 10d. – 16.3d. “UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE”
All overprinted “SPECIMEN” Type 23 or 26... also 1s. P.O.S.B. pair with Type 26 overprint. Wonder..
£975.00
King George IV “SPECIMEN” Stamp: Engraved Die Proof paste-up of the “SPECIMEN” frame and portrait printed in black on white wove paper. Rare.
..
£475.00
Lars Amundsen Classic British Empire 6, 7, 8 December 1967 - Stanley Gibbons Auctions, London. Complete set of catalogues for the British Empire, Europe, German States, Great Britain, Finland and Switzerland.
Re-bound collection in excellent condition. Also with newspaper clippings relevant to the sales a..
£30.00
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
May Dates; A survey of Penny Blacks, Twopenny Blues, Mulreadys and Caricatures used during May 1840 by Mike Jackson, FRPSL.
Hard backed, as new. No longer in print. Provides a unique reference to more than 840 covers ..
£110.00
Menu and souvenir given at the Railway Companies of Great Britian dinner given on behalf of The Universal Postal Union Congress.
Dinner held on 18th June 1929. Charming items.  ..
£300.00
Oxford Error - page showing the Oxford error of 603 and 613 showing both the round and flat topped 3.
..
SG Number: SG117
£185.00
Penny Postage Centenary: The Story of the First Postage Stamps. An Account of Rowland Hill's Great Reform of 1840 and of the Introduction of Adhesive Postage Stamps with Chapters on the Birth of the Postal Service.
Edited by Samuel Graveson. Published by The Postal History Society. 1840.  Hard back in ..
£75.00
Post Office Numbers: The Distinguishing numbers given to Post Offices 1844 to 1906 and the Stamps in which they were used, in the British Isles and in Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office by George Brumell.
Published by R. C. Alcock, Ltd. 1971.  Hard back cover, re-bound, some scuffing on cover..
£25.00