Autumn 2018 Catalogue

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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
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
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.
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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
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
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. 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
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
1890 Inland Revenue. Progressive proofs in ORANGE. Issued in Blue with notations alongside. 4 values.
Attractive and scarce.  ..
£395.00
1903 – 1924 KEVII & KGV Post Cards. A superb collection of 12 hand painted PPC’s depicting an eclectic range of themes… lovely group.
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£1,750.00
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
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.
Most attractive right marginal perforated block of nine… mounted in margin and on one stamp only ..
£95.00
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
1920 6d. Grey National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated, corner block of 6, quite spectacular and scarce.
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£225.00
1920 7d. Maroon National Health Insurance stamp, grossly misperforated corner block of 6.
Quite spectacular and scarce. Revenue.  ..
£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.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 1870 6d. Mauve Pl.9 (NE). Without Hyphen. Superb used cancelled by a fantastic upright UCKFIELD c.d.s. for JU. 6. 72.
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SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£140.00
SG120b 1867 2s. Milky Blue Pl.1 (CG). Very fine used with part LONDON “EC” duplex cancellation. Super fresh colour.
A rare stamp! BPA Cert. Cat. £2000.  ..
SG Number: SG120b
Plate No.: 1
£1,500.00
SG123 1872 6d. Pale buff, plate 12, SC. A fresh mint, original gum example of this rare stamp, with good original colour.
Seldom seen stamp. Cat. £3400. ..
SG Number: SG123
Plate No.: 12
£1,500.00
SG128 1878 10s Greenish-Grey Pl.1 (HH). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Fabulous used example cancelled by a cracking GEORGE STREET/EDINBURGH c.d.s. for JU. 14. 82.
Rarely seen in such super quality. BPA Cert. Cat. £5600 with premium. ..
SG Number: SG128
Plate No.: 1
£4,250.00
SG129 1878 £1 Blue Pl.1 (FJ). High quality reproduction printed on thin gummed perforated card… source unknown! Most unusual.
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SG Number: SG129
Plate No.: 1
£175.00
SG129 1878 £1 Brown-Lilac Pl.1 (CF). Wmk. Maltese Cross. Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a crisp GLASGOW c.d.s. for AP. 5. 82.
Very scarce so fine. Cat. £4500+. ..
SG Number: SG129
Plate No.: 1
£3,200.00
SG129 1878 £1 Deep Claret Pl.1 (EA). Double Print. “Used” reproduction printed on thin paper watermarked with a large Crown…
source unknown! Unusual. ..
SG Number: SG129
Plate No.: 1
£150.00
SG129 1878 £1 Deep Claret Pl.1 (EA). Tete-beche Pair. “Used” reproduction printed on thin paper watermarked with a large Crown…
source unknown! Unusual. ..
SG Number: SG129
Plate No.: 1
£250.00
SG13 1841 2d. Pale Blue Pl.3 (FK). Superb used cancelled by a lovely Scottish MC.
Very scarce so fine. Spec. ES10un – Cat. £400. ..
SG Number: SG13
Plate No.: 3
£225.00
SG131 1883 10s. Grey-Green Pl.1 (BH). Wmk. Anchor. Blued Paper. Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a lovely neat INVERNESS c.d.s. for AU. 7. 84.
Rare stamp so fine. Cat. £5200+.  ..
SG Number: SG131
Plate No.: 1
£3,000.00
SG133 1882 £5 Orange Pl.1 (BE). Wmk. Anchor. Blued Paper. “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Exceptionally fine o.g. example well centred with good perfs and clearly showing the “blueing”. S..
SG Number: SG133
Plate No.: 1
£3,000.00
SG137 1882 £5 Orange (CK). White Paper. Super looking example with crisp GLASGOW c.d.s. for SP. 3. 94. and excellent colour.
Some reduced crayon marks, nevertheless highly presentable. Cat. £4750.  ..
SG Number: SG137
£1,650.00
SG141 1877 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 7, vertical pair, York to New Hampshire, USA.
Contents are beautifully engraved letter heads, hence the double rate. Dated JU.25.77. ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 7
£250.00
SG141 1877 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 8, PB (orb watermark). Superb, lightly hinged example, showing plate number.
Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 8
£1,250.00
SG141 1881 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 14, JG, overprinted Cyprus, on entire. Cancelled by the 942 of Larnaca, Cyprus on 3rd April 1881.
Addressed to Trieste, arriving on 9th April. Cyprus Admin assumed responsibility for the postal s..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 14
£1,500.00
SG142 1880 2½d. Blue Pl.17 (GA - HC). Wmk. Orb. “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Delightful unmounted o.g corner marginal block of six with “POSTAG” inscription at lower margin. ..
SG Number: SG142
Plate No.: 17
£695.00
SG143 1873 3d. Rose, plate 16, SC. Very fine used St. Martins le-Grand cds for May 7th 1875.
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SG Number: SG143
Plate No.: 16
£95.00
SG143 1876 3d. Rose, plate 19, TK. Superb used, Middlesborough cds for DE.2.78.
Super colour. RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG143
Plate No.: 19
£150.00
SG144 1874 3d. pale rose, plate 15, LH. Fine mounted mint, original gum example.
Nice colour.  ..
SG Number: SG144
Plate No.: 15
£245.00
SG146 1874 6d. Deep grey, plate 16, OI. Superb used, Plymouth and Bristol TPO cds.
Dated May 30th 1879. Super colour.  ..
SG Number: SG146
Plate No.: 16
£165.00
SG147Wi 1880 6d. Grey, plate 17 Inverted watermark. Superb used, Birmingham squared circle.
Scarce stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG147Wi
Plate No.: 17
£350.00
SG152 1876 4d. Vermilion pl. 15, IB. Superb used, neat La Guayra cds dated MY.16.77.
A brilliant stamp! RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG152
Plate No.: 15
£425.00
SG153 1877 4d. Sage-green Pl.15 (HG). Garter. Exceptionally fine used on small piece cancelled by a neat TIVERTON c.d.s. for JY. 7. 77. Cat. £325+.
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SG Number: SG153
Plate No.: 15
£195.00
SG157 1881 2½d. Blue Pl.22 (HK). Fine used cancelled by part c.d.s.
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SG Number: SG157
Plate No.: 22
£35.00
SG159 & 162 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (NI). Wmk. Crown. and 6d. on 6d. Lilac Pl.18 (NK). Wmk. Crown. LOCHBOISDALE PIER.
 Superb pairing with this rare Pier c.d.s.  ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£295.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (AF). Used on a Registered envelope (top flap missing) sent from TRURO to LONDON...
cancelled by a neat squared-circle for FE. 8. 84. Reverse with arrival for the 9th. Scarce stamp ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£275.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (ED). Wmk. Crown. Used on the rare first Type “PARCELS POST” label of HEMEL HEMPSTEAD...
with c.d.s. cancels for 27. SP. 83 – first month of use.  ..
SG Number: SG159
£275.00
SG160 1883 Parcels Post label from Longton (Stoke on Trent) with 4d crown watermark + 2x 1d. lilacs.
Neat cds's dated 9.AU.83. Very unusual to see the 4d used. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG160
£550.00
SG161 1880 6d. Grey plate 17, AK. Very fine used, neat Lossiemouth, Moray cds. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG161
Plate No.: 17
£75.00
SG162 1883 6d. on 6d. Lilac Pl.18 (ND). Superb used cancelled by a full strike of the CHELMSFORD c.d.s. for MR. 26. 85. Cat. £260+ with premium.
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SG Number: SG162
£140.00
SG163 - 1881 1s. Orange-brown (NB). Wmk Crown. Fantastic used with a cracking COATBRIDGE c.d.s. Super quality!
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SG Number: SG163
Plate No.: 13
£160.00
SG164/9 ½d. – 5d. “Provisional” Issue. “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Very fine unmounted o.g. set of five values. Spec. K1s/6s - Cat. £510+. ..
SG Number: SG164/9
£295.00
SG16b 1850 1d. Yellow-brown Pl.98 (CI). Perforated 16 by Henry Archer.
A fresh part o.g. example of this rare stamp. Cat. £3500.  ..
SG Number: SG16B
Plate No.: 98
£1,500.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown, PD, dramatic  misperf example. Neat 603 numeral cancel of Oxford. Spectacular!
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SG Number: SG17
£225.00
SG17 1855 1d. Red-brown, plate R3, EF. Very fine used, part spoon cancel of Liverpool. Attractive.
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SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: R3
£85.00
SG17/ 42 1862 1d. Rose-red, EC, on entire from Bradford, Yorkshire to Darlaston.
Dated AP.14.62. Alongside is a superb strike of "Missent to Normanton" nr. Wakefield, West Yorks...
SG Number: SG17
£350.00
SG172 & 197 1881 1d. Lilac (x2). Die II and 1887 ½d. Vermilion “Jubilee”. Paying the U.P.U. foreign rate on envelope sent from GREENOCK to BARI (Italy)...
cancelled by neat double ring c.d.s’s for SP. 8. 99. and cancelled again aboard ship by Crown and..
SG Number: SG197
£350.00
SG172 1893 1d. Lilac on nicely hand drawn envelope front, dated AP.28.93.
Excellent artwork of a scroll with wax seal.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£225.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope to "Mr. Barry, 33 Annandale Road, Chiswick W". Superb.
Scarce hand painted cover.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope, "Mr. Arrowsmith, 80 Litchfield Road, Bow. E". Superb and scarce.
Handpainted cover.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope, "Mr. Funnel, 145 Wellington Road, Forest Gate". Superb.
Scarce hand painted cover.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1897 1d. Lilac on attractive local London cover, depicting a Honey bee.
Honey was the main ingredient of Apis Mellifica, a homeopathic medicine used in caring for bee st..
SG Number: SG172
£275.00
SG172Wi 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Watermark Crown Inverted. Superb unmounted o.g. block of four…
lovely fresh multiple. Cat. £240+.  ..
SG Number: SG172Wi
£160.00
SG179 1884 2/6d. Deep lilac, EF. Very fine used, neat upright Northampton cds for JA.20.94.
Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG179
£125.00
SG188s 1883/ 84 1½d. Lilac SPECIMEN type 9. Superb unmounted corner block of 9, KA-MC. B row showing blind perfs.
A very attractive multiple. Cat. £765 as mounted mint singles.  ..
SG Number: SG188s
£750.00
SG197/211 & SG213/4 1887/92 ½d. – 1s. “Jubilee” Issue. Very fine used set of 14 including both ½d. & 1s. values. All with c.d.s. cancellations. Cat. £380.
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SG Number: SG197/211
£240.00
SG198 1887 1 1/2d. Jubilee "Deformed Leaf" R19/1, duty plate 4.
A superb o.g marginal example of this very scarce stamp. Spec K29e. ..
SG Number: SG198
£675.00
SG198 1887 1½d. Dull Purple and Pale Green "Jubilee". BALTASOUND Mail Bag Seal.
Fine horizontal pair with this unofficial cancellation. Baltasound is the largest settlement on U..
SG Number: SG198
£75.00
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 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.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 (KA). Superb used with clear to huge margins tied to small piece by a fabulous bold red MC.
 Lovely stamp. Spec. AS15.  ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£325.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.3 (CF). A very fine margined example with a cracking, boldly struck, scarlet maltese cross.
A stunning stamp! ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 3
£375.00
SG213 1900 ½d. Blue-green “Jubilee”. Fine unused o.g. control “R” strip of three with perf margin Type E. Scarce multiple.
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SG Number: SG213
£180.00
SG215 1902 1/2d. Die proof in black on glazed card without endorsements. Scarce.
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SG Number: SG215
£1,750.00
SG219 1902 1d. Striking book piece, annotated "April 14, 60 leads for repair".
Cat. £2800. ..
SG Number: SG219
£875.00
SG219 1904 1d. Scarlet on superbly illustrated, pen and ink envelope. Enfield to Lowestoft.
Depicting a "little Dutch boy fishing and sleeping!" Dated AP.28.1904. Delightful.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£250.00
SG219 1907/ 16 Hibernia broad crown label, first printing, used on cover with 1d. EDVII, to British Guiana.
Tarbert Co. Kerry cds's for SE.29.08, just after usages on the front of envelopes had been banned..
SG Number: SG219
£450.00
SG221 1902 1 1/2d. Head plate die proof. Very fine example from the DLR striking book.
In black on white glazed card, dated in manuscript, "March 8, 240 leads, 6/271". Scarce. Cat. £32..
SG Number: SG221
£1,395.00
SG227 - 1906 2d. Pale Grey-green and Carmine-red (C). D.L.R. Misplaced Value Tablet.
Fine unused o.g. example with raised value tablet. Unusual. Spec. M12(1)var. ..
SG Number: 227
£75.00
SG228var 1909 2d. Grey-Green & Scarlet (C) D.L.R. Superb unmounted o.g. top marginal. Spec. M12(4).
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SG Number: SG228var
£40.00
SG229 1907 2d. Dull Blue-green and Carmine (C). D.L.R. Deformed Tablet (Pl. D4, R. 5/9).
Lower left stamp on piece with four normal examples plus a 1d. Downey Head cancelled by KINGS LAN..
SG Number: SG229
£325.00
SG238 1902 4d. Cut down to stamp size, die proofs of the duty plate and head plate in black on glazed white card.
Small anchor handstamp on reverse of each. Scarce.  ..
SG Number: SG238
£975.00
SG239 1909 4d. Brown orange on London Parcel Post label, in blue for ease of regognition by GPO staff.
4d. Postage paid for a 2lb parcel, dated NOV.19.09. ..
SG Number: SG239
£175.00
SG24 1855 1d. Red-brown Pl.5 (FF). COWCADDENS Scots local. Superb used cancelled by a cracking strike of the Type VIII handstamp.
Scarce combination of plate and cancel. Most attractive stamp. Spec. C3.  ..
SG Number: 24
Plate No.: 5
£225.00
SG245 1902 6d. Pale dull purple First Day of Issue, JA.1.02. Forest Hill cds on small piece. RPS cert.
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SG Number: SG245
£165.00