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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.  ..
SG Number: SGME2
£8,000.00
1840 1d. Mulready envelope A170. Bakewell to Langholme, cancelled contrary to regulations, missing Britannia.
Maltese cross and despatch cds for AU.6.40, in a pinkish-red. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SGME2
£850.00
1840 Gold Printed "Ladies" Envelope. Wonderful "miniature" envelope sent from GREENWICH to LINCOLN'S INN...
cancelled by "PD JA 13 1840" lozenge in red ink also Greenwich Penny Post Paid handstamp. Fabulou..
£1,500.00
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. Mulready lettersheet A34, London to Morpeth, dated AP.21.1841. M/s "Paid 1d. more" postage due.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number:
£350.00
1841 Mulready wrapper (A17) London to Wirksworth with a superb, crisp black maltese cross.
Dated 1.AP.41. Red receiver on the front. Attractive. Mulready (unusually, letter written inside)..
SG Number: SGME1
£250.00
1842 1d. Pink envelope to Chipping Norton, crisply cancelled with the CLITHEROE maltese cross.
Cds alongside dated AU.5.1842; R+J only have seven recorded, between 1841 and 1844. A super cover..
£275.00
1843 1d. Mulready A6, lettersheet ADVERT MA435b for Samuel Hanson.
Sent from London to Leith, but not cancelled! London despatch on reverse for 15.NO.43. Unusual an..
SG Number: SGME1
£750.00
1843 1d. Mulready Advert Wrapper MA103h, London to Colchester.
Address re-written at the time, cancelled with a fine No. 8 in mc- rare. Cat £2750. ..
£1,200.00
1848 Charles Whiting Beaufort House Congreve Essay.
Design in deep blue taken from the 1848 Art Union Journal which displayed Whiting’s entries for t..
£95.00
1848 Charles Whiting Beaufort House Congreve Essay.
Design in deep blue taken from the 1848 Art Union Journal which displayed Whiting’s entries for t..
£140.00
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
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
1861 De La Rue. “EXPERIMENTAL POSTAGE – THREE PENCE” Essay with the head of King Pedro V of Portugal defaced by a cross.
Block of four printed in purple. Rare. ..
£800.00
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
1875 Telegraph unadopted small head die proof, AP.29.1875. After Hardening written in black on glazed white card.
Manuscript "cancelled" in ink, pencil note alongside. Ex. De La Rue archives. Cat. £1800. ..
£800.00
1878 British Levant 1 1/2d. Brown Foreign Post Card (CP5) Constantinople to London.
With superb strike of the "C" in barred oval, BPO cds in red alongside. London arrival, 6 Feb '78..
£495.00
1879 Tender Essay – CHARLES SKIPPER & EAST. Surface printed Proof “SPECIMEN STAMP”
 In reddish purple with the head of Ceres (design B) instead of Queen Victoria and “C S &..
£120.00
1879 Tender Essay. CHARLES SKIPPER & EAST. Line engraved “SPECIMEN STAMP” plate proof block of four.
Printed in blue with the head of Ceres (design B) instead of Queen Victoria and “C S & E” che..
£280.00
1879 Tender Essays for the 1d. Value. Perkins Bacon Submission. Single example taken from a horizontal strip of six from the sheetlet of 36…
with a most unusual crude perforation attempt. Printed in Rose-pink and engraved by William Ridge..
£95.00
1879 Tender Essays. McCorquodale & Co. “POST CARD” Essay using the unadopted 1d. stamp design Type 1. Handstamped “SPECIMEN” in Red. Super item.
..
£200.00
1879 Tender. Perkins Bacon wood engraved surface printed essay for the 1/2d.
Lettered AA in a design very similar to the issued bantam, in rose with frame pasted over head on..
£1,500.00
1880 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – £1 Value. Second Series.
Produced by De La Rue staff artists amended from the original Land Transfer essays. The original ..
£595.00
1880's. Unapproproiated Die Proof of Queen Victoria's head in sunken mount with diadem but no chignon ribbon. Fresh and fine.
..
£375.00
1882 ½d. Die Proof. Printed in black on glazed card…
Type LW4 with horizontal shading to ribbons – endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING” and dated 14 MAY 82 wit..
£275.00
1883 3d. / 3d. plus 6d. / 6d. surcharges used on small piece with 1/2d. green. All neatly cancelled Ipswich, JU.6.83.
A rarely seen combination. SG159, 162 and 164. Superb.  ..
SG Number: SG159
£375.00
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
1890 Inland Revenue. Progressive proofs in ORANGE. Issued in Blue with notations alongside. 4 values.
Attractive and scarce.  ..
£395.00
1895 £1 "Civil Service". Handstamped "CANCELLED - C.S.C" Very fine.
..
£120.00
1895 £1 “CIVIL SERVICE”. Used handstamped “CANCELLED – C.S.C.” Very fine.
..
£150.00
1896 Postcard rate, Liverpool to Hong Kong, via transatlantic, across country to Vancouver.
Arrived in HK on 21st April- returned the following day, 22nd, after addition of 10 cents postage..
£650.00
1897 ROYAL DIAMOND JUBILEE invitation with H. M. OFFICE OF WORKS cachet in purple.
Dated June 22nd 1897 the invitation displays the Imperial Crown within the cachet. Admits the bea..
£175.00
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
1910 1s. Downey Head Hentschel Zinc Block Essay for colour. Second Proof.
"Ruby Black 160" on white wove paper without watermark and gum handstamped "SP/92". A very fine a..
£595.00
1910 3d. Downey Head Hentschel Zinc Block Essay for colour. Second Proof.
Light Red-brown on yellow tinted wove paper without watermark handstamped "W/19". A very fine and..
£825.00
1911 De La Rue 'Britannia' head. Interpaneau imperf pair.
Top stamp being KGV Downey Head, from the sheet of 48 where only twelve had the KGV head. Rare an..
£2,500.00
1911 KGV 1d. Carmine-pink. Perkins, Bacon Essay.
Imperforate on wove card using the Printex method. Super item - rarely seen. ..
£150.00
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
1911/ 12 Post Office Savings Bank 1/- blue and red-brown. Lightly mounted mint examples of the two heads.
Downy and profile heads. Fresh colours. Attractive. Revenues.. Cat. £550. ..
£250.00
1911/12 POST OFFICE SAVING BANK. Die Proofs for the 1s. value… superb example of the Head & Duty Plates. Very rare.
..
£1,350.00
1912 1d. Black “Ideal Stamp”. Intaglio printed by Waterlow Bros. & Leyton at the 1912 Jubilee International Exhibition using their Wharfedale machine.
Superb right hand marginal block of 12 on ungummed imperforate paper. ..
£195.00
1912 1d. Blue “Ideal Stamp”. Intaglio printed by Waterlow Bros. & Leyton at the 1912 Jubilee International Exhibition using their Wharfedale machine…
designed by T. S. Harrison a Waterlow stamp designer and the plate made by Miller & Motley. P..
£360.00
1912 1d. Greenish Grey “Ideal Stamp”. Intaglio printed by Waterlow Bros. & Leyton at the 1912 Jubilee International Exhibition using their Wharfedale machine…
designed by T. S. Harrison a Waterlow stamp designer and the plate made by Miller & Motley. P..
£135.00
1912 1d. Violet “Ideal Stamp”. Intaglio printed by Waterlow Bros. & Leyton at the 1912 Jubilee International Exhibition using their Wharfedale machine.
Imperforate block of 60… the upper five rows from the sheet with margins on three sides. Superb u..
£595.00
1912 1d. Violet “Ideal Stamp”. Intaglio printed by Waterlow Bros. & Leyton at the 1912 Jubilee International Exhibition using their Wharfedale machine.
Most attractive right marginal perforated block of nine… mounted in margin and on one stamp only ..
£95.00
1912 Die 2 Crown wmk 1/2d Myrtle green.
A fine unmounted example with fresh colour. ..
SG Number: SG338var
£185.00
1917 KGV 9d. Brown cut from a Telegraph form used to pay for a parcel on tag.
From Battle to Gt. Yarmouth dated 5.Dec.1917. Very unusual and rare. Stationary. ..
£225.00
1920 6d. Grey National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated, corner block of 6, quite spectacular and scarce.
..
£225.00
1920 7d. Maroon National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated corner block of 6.
Quite spectacular and scarce. Revenue.  ..
£250.00
1920 KGV "POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK - COUPON DEPOSIT BOOK".
Containing several pages and a 1s. "coupon" tied by a neat ROSE HILL/LAMBERHEAD GREEN WIGAN c.d.s..
£200.00
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
1924 Olympic Games - British Swimmers Olympic Fund booklet.
With seven panes of 6 and one of four. Numbered 1633. Rare and not seen before!!! Booklet.  ..
£550.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Black 1d. Telegram Form. Very fine example with the 1d. stamp affixed and message written in pencil.
Cancelled by the Exhibition double ring c.d.s. for 16. JUL. 1925. Very scarce.     ..
£350.00
1925 British Empire Exhibition. Red Souvenir Telegram Form. Superb pristine mint example…
in red normally retained as a souvenir/receipt. Rarely seen in such outstanding quality.  ..
£250.00
1950 London Internal Stamp Exhibition Labels. Delightful set of four in complete sheets…
printed in purple, brown, green and blue with a background of yellow on thick glazed paper – all ..
£300.00
c.1859 1d. Pink Envelope. SALISBURY "683" experimental handstamp.
Unaddressed "Official "trial" without pins... these were removed when it was found the envelope &..
£975.00
c.1887 1d. Pink Embossed cover. “THE HALF-PENNY LETTER POST COMPANY, LIMITED”.
Superb unused example opens to display a fantastic range of Victorian adverts. Lovely fresh quali..
£895.00
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.1900 De La Rue Dummy head Britannia design. Recess in green, mounted on card.
This was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive.  ..
£375.00
C.1902 PERFORATION MACHINE TEST.
Corner marginal block of 24 on gummed paper (23 u/m) without watermark perforated 14 - without de..
£375.00
C.1910 De La Rue “Minerva Head” Colour Trials for Promotional Sample Stamps.
Printed on imperforate chalk surfaced paper without watermark and without background shading… in ..
£200.00
c.1911 De La Rue, Large format Britannia head dummy stamp in miniature sheetlet of 6. Superb.
In brown and black on gummed, honeycombe, unwatermarked paper.  ..
£750.00
Downey Head Essay for Colour.
The unissued 3d. value in brown on white paper. Superb. ..
£650.00
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
German U.P.U. Post Card. ETHERIDGE American Machine Cancellation.
Super example of the first type of the rarely seen LONDON trial cancellation dated OCT. 15. 1886…..
£600.00
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
Perkins Bacon Dummy Stamp: The Ten Commandments, to illustrate the fine perfection of the engravers skills.
The Ten Commandments and the Creed were engraved in the size of a 6d. coin of the day. Engraved b..
£2,500.00
SG048 1870 ½d. Rose-red (CW).
Superb used tied to piece by a cracking MY. 18. 71. GLASGOW c.d.s. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 6
£50.00
SG048 1874 ½d. Rose-red (EC).
Superb used tied to piece by a cracking GLASGOW c.d.s for AP. 3. 78. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 11
£50.00
SG048 1876 ½d. Rose-red (KE - MH).
Lovely fresh unused o.g. (6 u/m) block of 12... faults affecting three stamps, nevertheless a mos..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 13
£675.00
SG062 - 1855 4d. Carmine. Wmk Small Garter. Fine used example with excellent fresh colour cancelled by a LONDON Inland Office numeral.
..
SG Number: SG62
£225.00
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
SG066 1857 4d. Rose-carmine. Ordinary white paper. Wmk Large Garter.
Super used cancelled solely by a neat bright red "PD" (Paid to Destination) in oval. ..
SG Number: SG66
£350.00
SG069 - 1856 6d. Lilac. Wmk Emblems. Deficient Postage – Correct rate 1s.
Mourning envelope from HAVANT to WISCONSIN, USA cancelled by the “344” numeral also tied by the “..
SG Number: SG69
£300.00
SG070 - 1856 6d. Pale Lilac. Wmk Emblems. Falmouth numeral.
Superb used. Top marginal with part inscription, cancelled by a superb strike of the 290 Falmouth..
SG Number: SG70
£125.00
SG070 - 1856 6d. Pale Lilac. Wmk Emblems. Used in GRENADA.
Horizontal pair on entire to LONDON cancelled by two neat strikes of the “A15” numeral with a dis..
SG Number: SG70
£350.00
SG081  - 1863 4d. Bright Red Pl.4 (RL). Hair Lines. Wmk Large Garter. Exceptionally fine used.
Superb strike of the LONDON District numeral “72”. ..
SG Number: SG81
£160.00
SG086 - 1862 9d. Bistre. Pl.2 (SH). Wmk Emblems. “SPECIMEN” Type 6.
Unmounted o.g. right hand wing marginal… slight bend at top, nevertheless a lovely fresh, well ce..
SG Number: SG86
£395.00
SG093 - 1865 4d. Dull Vermilion (IH). Wmk Large Garter.
Virtually complete strike of the RED 'PD' in oval as sole cancel. Stunning. ..
SG Number: SG93
Plate No.: 13
£325.00
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 1858 Rowland Hill Signature on Post Office Embossed Letterhead. Scarce.
..
SG Number: SG1
£395.00
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
SG10 1841 1d. Deep red-brown plate 15, FB. A huge margined example, neatly cancelled by small part black maltese cross.
Clear profile, a wonderful stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG10
Plate No.: 15
£275.00
SG10 1841 1d. Deep red-brown, plate 13, AH. Superb used, marginal inscription with bold, black maltese cross. Quite stunning!
Excellent basal shift. Spec BS2c. ..
SG Number: SG10
Plate No.: 13
£325.00
SG102 1871 3d. Deep Rose Pl.7 (JH). “No.1” Handstamp. Telegraphic cancel.
Fine strike on right hand wing marginal… very scarce. ..
SG Number: SG102
Plate No.: 7
£75.00
SG103 1867 3d. Pale rose, plate 8. Superb used block of 6, IF-JH, used in Ireland- Carrigholt (Co. Clare) cds's.
Dated SE.30.72. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£195.00
SG103 1868 3d. Rose Pl.5 (LB). Used on envelope addressed to BLOIS and solely cancelled by the “3734” ST MALO dotted lozenge with red transit alongside…
 in all probability sent from the Channel Islands. Scarce and attractive use.  ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 5
£475.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose Pl.8 (FK). Superb used cancelled by a lovely neat ABERDEEN c.d.s. for SP. 7. 72.
Excellent fresh colour – a very pretty stamp ..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£60.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose Pl.8 (IE - IG). Concentric Ring (7) Handstamp.
Used by The British & Irish Magnetic Telegraph Company and also by the Submarine Company. Ver..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£125.00
SG103 1872 3d. Rose Pl.8 (KE - LF).
Exceptionally fine used left hand wing marginal block of four cancelled by lovely neat LISSON-GRO..
SG Number: SG103
Plate No.: 8
£195.00
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
SG108 1869 6d. Dull Violet Pl.8 (OD, & QA – QB). Without Hyphen. Used in ALEXANDRIA.
Three examples on entire addressed to LIVERPOOL endorsed “By English Steamer via Marseilles” and ..
SG Number: SG108
Plate No.: 8
£375.00
SG109 - 1869 6d. Mauve (SL). Wmk Spray.Advertising envelope for the “FLORENCE SEWING MACHINE COMPANY”.
Sent from LONDON to SAN FRANCISCO” cancelled by the “105” Inland Office duplex for JU. 16. 69. wi..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£250.00
SG109 1867/ 80 Mauve (without hyphen), plate 8, EF. Super fresh example, lightly mounted.
A nice stamp. BPA cert. Cat £800.  ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£475.00
SG109 1869 6d. Mauve Pl.8 (DH). ST. MALO “3734” Handstamp.
 Fine strike of the French numeral with large figures. Special post boxes were used in Frenc..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£125.00
SG109 1869 6d. Mauve Pl.8 (HK). Without Hyphen. Wmk. Spray. Stampless envelope sent from NASHVILLE, USA to LIVERPOOL ...
cancelled by blue AP. 17. Dispatch c.d.s. On arrival in Liverpool re-directed to DRESDEN, Germany..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 8
£395.00
SG109 1869 6d. Mauve. Without Hyphen. Wmk Spray.(MA-NB).
Very fine used block of four cancelled by BALLYTORE '56' numerals. ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£350.00