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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
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. De La Rue proof essay for the 1880 Tender for the 1/2d., 1 1/2d. and 2d. values.
2d. values, 2d. head B, frame 7 in brown on glazed card without markings (see Spec.1, page 229). ..
£1,200.00
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's. Unapproproiated Die Proof of Queen Victoria's head in sunken mount with diadem but no chignon ribbon. Fresh and fine.
..
£375.00
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”. 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 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 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
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.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
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. (GK). Plate 10.
Square margined example, small part red MC leaving most of the design cancel free. Attractive; ra..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 10
£495.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (RD).
Good clear margined example on entire from MASHAM to BERWICK ON TWEED cancelled by a neat black M..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 9
£495.00
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.(QL). Deep red MC and black town handstamp of 'BRIGHTON'.
Scarce. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£675.00
SG005 - 1840 2d. Blue (LD).
Good to huge margined example in a lovely bright bluish shade on small piece cancelled by a neat ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 1
£550.00
SG005 1840 2d. Blue (OA - Shifted Transfer).
Very fine clear margined example with part selvedge at left cancelled by a distinctively over-ink..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 1
£425.00
SG007 - 1841 1d. Red-brown (TD). Re-entry.
Clear to huge margined example on a superb fresh wrapper sent locally in EDINBURGH cancelled by a..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 11
£275.00
SG007 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(NK-NL).Pl.10
Rare marginal inscription pair with black maltese crosses. Seldom seen inscriptional pieces from ..
SG Number: SG7
Plate No.: 10
£1,350.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown (QH). Delightful used example.
Clear to wide margins and lovely black MC leaving a clear profile. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£60.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown. (FK). Philatelically used.
On small piece with a London cds for JY.31.11. Just in at F square but a spectacular piece. ..
SG Number: SG8
£395.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown. (HD).
Superb used with good to huge margins and very small part numeral handstamp leaving a full clear ..
SG Number: 8
Plate No.: 97
£80.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(IA). Marginal inscription. Green Irish Spoon.
Super stamp and rare cancel. Spec BS26H. RPS Cert ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 57
£1,500.00
SG008 - 1841 1d. Red-brown.(PA). State 2. Non-coincident re-entry.
An exceptionally fine looking example of this rare stamp. Feint vertical bend; not detracting. Sp..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 33
£395.00
SG008 - 1846 1d. Red-brown (EB). “NO. 1” LITTLEHAMPTON Receiving House handstamp.
Affixed sideways to a delightful small envelope addressed to BATH solely cancelled by the “NO. 1”..
SG Number: SG8
£495.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown (AD).
A superb marginal example with inscription, cancelled, by a black MC. Scarce so fine. RPS Cert. S..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£475.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown (GJ - GL).
Exceptionally fine used strip of three with clear to massive margins including part selvedge and ..
SG Number: SG8
£350.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown (ML).
Fine four margined example on entire written in Norwegian in blue ink and sent from HULL to TROND..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 151
£3,250.00
SG008 1842 1d. Red-brown (NC). Re-entry.
Superb used with clear to huge margins tied to small piece by the DORCHESTER c.d.s. for NO. 18. 1..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 26
£400.00
SG008 1842 1d. Red-brown (QD - QH).
Very impressive and rare used strip of five with good to huge margins on all except QD and with p..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 30
£400.00
SG008 1844 1d. Red-brown (DI). "T" & "E" Flaws.
Very fine clear to huge margined example tied to piece by a lovely neat CARDIFF "162" numeral. Sp..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 47
£75.00
SG008 m.1841 1d. Red-brown.(DL). Number in cross.
Exceptionally fine used with good to huge margins and neat London 10 in mc. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 31
£160.00
SG009 - 1846 1d. Red-brown (ND). Very fine wide margined example on entire from MACCLESFIELD to PARIS.
Cancelled by the “504” numeral with a faint Calais transit alongside… reverse with MY. 17. 1846. ..
SG Number: SG9
£295.00
SG012 - 1841 1d. Orange-brown (OH). Fine used with good to wide margins and small part numeral cancellation. Spec. BS27(6).
..
SG Number: SG12
Plate No.: 44
£140.00
SG014 1841 2d. Blue (OJ). Pl.4.
TOWN DATED CDS. Feb 15th 1893 - late use. Just touched at the top left, very unusual and rare..
SG Number: SG14
£495.00
SG014 1841 2d. Blue (QB). Matched with SG19 1854 2d. Blue. P.l4 (QB).
Fine used 'matched pair' the imperf with excellent huge margins and LONDON numeral cancel the per..
SG Number: SG14
Plate No.: 4
£160.00
SG017 - 1854 1d. Red-brown (HD) Die I. SC. P.16. Watermark Inverted.
Very fine used cancelled by a light Scottish numeral. Spec C1. ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 164
£175.00
SG017 - 1854 1d. Red-brown (IC) Die I. SC. P.16. DUNTOCHER Scots Local Handstamp (Co. Dumbarton - parent P.O. Glasgow).
Fine used example with a downward shift of perforations… cancelled by the rarely seen Duntocher T..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 178
£125.00
SG017 - 1854 1d. Red-brown (QG - RI) Die I. SC. P.16. BLUE Handstamp.
Block of six cancelled by the BAMPTON “802” numeral in blue ink… light crease through lower strip..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 167
£450.00
SG023 1855 2d. Blue (KG-LH).Pl.4. SC. P.14. Spec F2.
A very fine used block of four with very neat LONDON '8' Inland Office numeral cancellations, a v..
SG Number: SG23
Plate No.: 5
£1,500.00
SG026 - 1855 1d. Red-brown (IC) Die II. LC. P.16. EXETER Framed Handstamp.
Excellent part strike of this boxed town handstamp solely cancelling the stamp. Hinged to card an..
SG Number: SG26
£275.00
SG028 - 1855 1d. Red-brown (EA - EF). Die II. LC. P.14. WHITEHOUSE Scots Local Handstamp (Co. Argyll – parent P.O. Tarbert).
Very scarce strip of six cancelled by good to faint strikes of the Type VIII h/s. Rarely on such ..
SG Number: SGC6
£260.00
SG029 - 1855 1d. Red-brown (RL). Die II. LC. P.14. BLUE Handstamp.
 Fine used cancelled by the numeral part of the TORQUAY “805” sideways duplex in blue ink. S..
SG Number: SG29
Plate No.: 35
£75.00
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
SG032 1855 1d. Brown-rose. Die II. LC. P.14. (QI). "SPECIMEN" Type 2 overprinted vertically.
Fine o.g. example. Spec. C8(4)t. Cat. £500. ..
SG Number: SG32
£295.00
SG034 - 1855 2d. Blue. Pl.5. (GJ). LC. P.14. Spec F6. RED CANCEL.
Cancelled solely by the 'England per Aachen' transit mark in red. Neat, clear profile (ex Lady Ma..
SG Number: SG34
Plate No.: 5
£400.00
SG038 - 1857 1d. Pale Red (JE). Die II. LC. P.14. Fine MALDON “494” numeral. Very scarce plate - Cat. £500.
Spec. C10.  ..
SG Number: SG38
Plate No.: 45
£275.00
SG038 1857 1d. Pale-brown (JL). Die II.LC. P.14.
Superb used right hand marginal showing inscription and part ornament. Sent within LONDON to CHAN..
SG Number: SG38
£375.00
SG039 - 1857 1d. Pale-rose (OC). Die II. LC. P.14. Superb used.
Lovely strike of the Irish double arc c.d.s. of CARNDONAGH for MY. 2. 1862. Spec C10. ..
SG Number: SG39
Plate No.: 59
£60.00
SG039 - 1857 1d. Pale-rose (QJ).  Die II. LC. P.14. BLUE Handstamp.
Most attractive example tied to piece by a fine full strike of the LONDON E.C. “81” duplex for JU..
SG Number: SG39
Plate No.: 44
£250.00
SG039 1857 1d. Pale-rose (SK). Die II. LC. P.14.
Delightful small envelope with embossed flag with "NEVER Shop AFTER 7 o'Clock" on it. Sent from G..
SG Number: SG39
£350.00
SG040 - 1857 1d. Rose-red (AE - AF). Die II. LC. P.14.
Horizontal pair tied to piece by two strikes of the EDINBURGH “131” duplex for AU. 12. 59. “AE” a..
SG Number: SG40
Plate No.: 58
£125.00