Search

Search Criteria

Search:

Products meeting the search criteria

Display: List / Grid
Show:
Sort By:
 SG113 1867 10d. Pale Red-brown Pl.1 (SB). Wmk. Spray. BLUE Foreign Transit Handstamp.
Crisp part strike of the blue c.d.s. Most unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG113
Plate No.: 1
£275.00
 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
 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
"POST CARD" Die Proof.
Head Die I - Second Plate. Striking Book piece from DLR archives annotated "Oct 4th. - 400 Le..
£275.00
-1848 1d. Pink Envelope. BLUE Handstamp-
Almost pristine envelope sent from CONWAY to BANGOR cancelled by a cracking “218” numeral in blue..
£675.00
1839/ 40 Treasury Competition Essay, by Charles Whiting Congreve Method.
1d., in black and red (PPC No10) on wove paper. Excellent margins, rare so fine. SG1. ..
SG Number: SG1
£600.00
1840 1d. Mulready envelope (A177) sent from GUERNSEY to CORNWALL with a perfect, bright red maltese cross.
Neat Guernsey despatch cds for JY.13.40. Few Mulreadies known from Guernsey. A very choice item (..
£2,250.00
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.  ..
SG Number: SGME2
£8,000.00
1840 1d. Mulready letter sheet (A42 Advert MA17) used with a BROWN maltese cross within Lodon, dd. 28th Dec.1840.
Superb colour and very rare. SG cat £18,000 (MJackson cert). (AEING) ..
SG Number: SGME1
£5,000.00
1840 1d. Mulready wrapper, Richmond to Ripon. Brilliant orange-red maltese cross.
Dated AU.3.1840, from one bank to another with correspondence written inside the Mulready, most u..
SG Number: SGME1
£395.00
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 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
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
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
1842 2d. Blue Envelope. Superb example sent locally in EXETER...
cancelled by a black MC with c.d.s. alongside for MR. 13. 1842. Very rare and seldom… an almost i..
£2,250.00
1842 2d. Blue. Superb quality envelope sent from TIPERARY to LONDON cancelled by a cracking black MC.
Reverse with dispatch c.d.s. for JA. 21. 1842. and Waterford transit for the 22nd. red London arr..
£2,650.00
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
1843 1d. Pink Envelope.
NORWICH Maltese Cross. Sent locally with a good strike of the distinctive cancellation... rev..
£495.00
1843 2d. Blue Envelope. LONDON Number “4” in Maltese Cross.
Addressed to a British Wine Merchant in WORCESTER cancelled by a super fine strike of the MC. Les..
£3,250.00
1843 Entire from Baldock to Cambridge with superb strike of the VR "Baldock One 1d. Paid", UPP hand stamp in red.
Recorded period of use, 1843 - 1846. Dated MY.16.1843. Superb and rare.  ..
£350.00
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
1845 1d. Pink envelope from Wolverhampton, 905 numeral, addressed to Cheltenham.
With as superb strike of the rare "Missent to / Railway/ Post Office. Dated 25.NOV.1845. Excellen..
£1,500.00
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
1851 Stampless cover Kilmarnock to Upper Canada, with the stamp becoming detached or removed!
The stamp gum residue is still very apparent. Endorsed "ppaid" and "Pd 1/2" with a brown--red dou..
£350.00
1854 1d. Pink Envelope-wrapper. BLUE Handstamp.
Delightful example sent from BRIERLEY-HILL to LONDON cancelled by a superb light blue “995” numer..
£295.00
1854 1d. Pink. Envelope sent from QUEENBOROUGH via SITTINGBOURNE to ROCHESTER cancelled by the red “633” numeral.
Dispatch, transit and arrival c.d.s’s on reverse for DE. 16/17. 1854. Rare coloured cancel on 1d...
£1,250.00
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 1d. Pink, superbly cancelled with the largest spoon cancel of Wolverhampton.
Dated JA.12.1857. Super quality and very attractive.  ..
£325.00
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
1858 1/- rate to India, Bombay sent from Whitestone, just outside of Exeter (udc on reverse).
Both 6d. stamps cancelled with the scarce Creswell Exeter duplex, dated JA.9.58. Attractive. Ex R..
SG Number: SG70
£350.00
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
1867 Postal Fiscal 1d. Plate 5 Imprimatur.
A fresh, lightly hinged example from the corner sheet. ..
£75.00
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 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
1871 Experimental Machine cancel. Stationery.
AZEMAR "89" in oval - from the second trial on postcards only - in use 4th January to 4th Februar..
£1,350.00
1875 Stationery Cut outs on mourning envelope. Contrary to regulations use.
Used in London, however, not accepted for payment and charged 2 (d) postage due. Fine boxed 'CONT..
£350.00
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
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
1876/ 1877 5/- rose place 1, 10/- grey green plate 1, BOTH IMPERFORATE, overprinted type 9 SPECIMEN, lettered HH.
Superb marginal, very lightly mounted. A wonderful pair. SGL231t and SGL235t.  ..
SG Number: SGL235t
Plate No.: 1
£750.00
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
1878 SGF22 1d. Postal Fiscal. Imprimatur. Plate 139.
Watermark Anchor. Marginal example. ..
£75.00
1878 ½d. Brown “POST CARD” solely struck by the rare red “PENNY POSTAGE JUBILEE” cachet dated 2. JY. 90.
Minor crease to the card, nevertheless very neat and most collectable.  ..
£200.00
1879 Tender Essay - Charles Skipper & East.
Printed on imperforate paper without watermark – A very fine right hand marginal block of four in..
£595.00
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 Essay. Perkins Bacon 1/2d. Green.
The colour recommended by the International Bureau for Foreign Stamps, requiring 1/2d's to be pri..
£250.00
1879 Tender Essay. Perkins Bacon 1/2d. Green.
The colour recommended by the International Bureau for Foreign Stamps requiring 1/2d's to be prin..
£250.00
1879 Tender Essay. “Theed” Head Die Proof A.
Superb example printed in black on white glazed card. Ref. p228 Spec. Vol. I – Cat. from £2000.&n..
£1,250.00
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 – Perkins Bacon Submission for the 1d. Value.
Superb fresh block of four printed in Dull Mauve on ungummed, imperforate paper watermarked “SPEC..
£300.00
1879 Tender Essays – Perkins Bacon Submission for the 1d. Value.
Superb fresh block of four printed in Dull Green on ungummed, imperforate paper watermarked “SPEC..
£300.00
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 Essays. Perkins Bacon surface printed ½d. Die Proof in lilac – design B (modified). Delightful.
..
£275.00
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 F23 1d Imprimatur. Plate 143.
Watermark Orb. Very fine marginal example. ..
SG Number: SGF23
£120.00
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
1883 De La Rue Schemes. The new Small Head Die Proof.
Printed in black on white glazed card dated 7 JAN 83 and inscribed “AFTER HARDENING” with initial..
£1,500.00
1884 1/2d brown advertising wrapper of KIRBY BEARD + CO.
Cancelled with the rare NPB HOSTER machine cancel. Logo shows an elephant/crown. A rare cancel. ..
£450.00
1884 1d. Pink Envelopes… two lovely neat covers sent to the same address locally in HUDDERSFIELD...
with wonderfully ornate hand drawn address panels. Both dated January 1884 and cancelled by super..
£395.00
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. 1/- bisect on piece, cancelled NTC Ltd in violet. Unusual.
Telegraph. ..
£85.00
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 1d. Pink envelope with attractive candle holder plus snuffer, drawn in ink with a letter attached.
ELY to TAMWORTH dated NO.24.1891. Attractive and unusual.  ..
£225.00
1892 PARCEL POST. Label sent from LOWERSTOFT with 3d. Lilac FOREIGN BILL stamp.
Tied by a crisp AP. 13. 92. c.d.s. Most unusual. ..
£500.00
1893 ½d. Brown Stationery Newspaper Wrapper. “CROSSE & BLACKWELL’S – MONTHLY PRICES CURRENT” advertising cover.
Addressed to HOLLAND cancelled by the “D/N.P.B.” News Paper Branch handstamp… reverse with Amster..
£225.00
1895 Revenue. £1 violet and black CIVIL SERVICE overprint. Superb used on small part form
Cancelled "C.S.C" attractive.  ..
£125.00
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 BICKERDIKE Machine Cancellation Trial.
Superb strike dated OCT. 15. 1897.  on ½d. Post Card to Dublin… 1897 being the Diamond Jubil..
£850.00
1897 Machine Cancellations. Imperial Mail Marking Machine Co. carried out demonstration trials in London...
September/November depicting “VR” and Union flag to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee… applied to b..
£2,350.00
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
1902 British Stamped wrapper used in Constantinople.
Dated 28.5.1904 CONSTANTINOPLE to WURZBURG 40 paras registration & 7d. postage. Superb! ..
SG Number: 298
£750.00
1902/ 11 Edward VII. Six bicoloured proofs on gummed MCA paper, as colour trials by De La Rue.
Attractive and unusual Dummy stamps. ..
£1,100.00
1904 Admiralty Official type II overprint (short M) on 1/2d. postcard, used from London E. C to Harrow.
Note on reverse to Gunnery course Whale Island on board "HMS Excellent", on April 6th. Rare - Wis..
£1,650.00
1906 1d. Embossed Revenue used to supplement a 2 1/2d. Postal Stationery cut out. The correct rate was 3d.
The Revenue stamp was disallowed and a Portugese Postage Due applied on reverse. Dated No.12.06. ..
£350.00
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 2d. Downey Head Hentschel Zinc Block Essay for colour. Second Proof.
Magenta on white unwatermarked wove paper with gum inscribed "M.B./95" and "Magenta". Extremely a..
£825.00
1910 3d. Black. Half Tone Essay. Large Format.
On white wove paper without watermark and gum - Produced using the "Printex" machine invented by ..
£225.00
1910 3d. Downey Head Hentschel Zinc Block Essay for colour.
Light Reddish Mauve on yellow wove paper with handstruck “W/93” in black and pencil note “Tyrian ..
£1,500.00
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 1d. Unofficial "paste-up".
Envelope sent from CRYSTAL PALACE to LEWISHAM cancelled by the "IMPERIAL EXHIBITION" slogan for O..
£325.00
1911 2/- Florin. An uncirculated examle showing the coinage head.
Excellent addition to a KGV collection. ..
£150.00
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 Hentschel Zinc Block Essay. 7d. “Grey” from ink “SP6”. Very fine – Cat. £900.
..
£600.00
1911 KGV 1d. Carmine-pink. Perkins, Bacon Essay.
Imperforate on wove card using the Printex method. Super item - rarely seen. ..
£175.00
1911 P.O.S.B Modified Head Proof in carmine.
On proof paper, dated 29.6.11 and inscribed 'C.C' - Crown Colonies - this was used by De La Rue f..
£1,350.00
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
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
1912 KGV Profile Head Die Proof – Coinage Head Die Stage 1g.
Printed in Black on gummed paper watermarked Crown. Wonderful item and extremely rare. Ex. Graham..
£1,800.00
1912-24 Royal Cypher Watermark Bit. Single example mounted in a sunken card frame and inscribed “TYPE III”.
..
£325.00
1913 Simple Cypher Watermark Paper.
Bottom marginal block of four showing 'POSTAGE' watermark and overprinted 'CANCELLED' type 24. Us..
£195.00