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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
SG3 1840 1d. Greyish Black Pl.1a (GL).
A superb right hand marginal inscription example good wide margins and neat red MC… rarely seen. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£2,750.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey-black plate 1a, HB. Re-entry, nice margins and very fine red maltese cross.
Spec AS3b. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£475.00
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
SG3 1840 1d. Greyish Black Pl.11 (RE). Exceptionally fine used with excellent wide margins and very neat black MC cancellation.
A highly desirable example of the rarest of the “Black Plates”. RPS Cert. Cat. £4600.  ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 11
£2,400.00
SG5. 1840. 2d. (Bright) blue, pl.1. AA-AC.
Super strip with good to clear margins and neat, bright red mc's. Attractive and scarce multiple...
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 1
£2,250.00
SG5 1840 2d. Blue Pl.1 (NI – NL). Delightful used strip of four with clear to huge margins and lovely fresh colour.
Cancelled by bright red MC handstamps. RPS Cert. Spec. DS5 – Cat. £4000 as two pairs!  ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 1
£3,000.00
SG5 1840 2d. Blue - deep shade. Superb used, DI. Good margins and crisp, black maltese cross.
Scarce so fine.  ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 2
£675.00
SG5 1840 2d. Blue plate 2, PL. Very fine close to excellent margined example.
Neat black mc and small part marginal inscription. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG5
Plate No.: 2
£1,500.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown Pl.20 (TL). “Haslingden Penny Post” (Lancs) Handstamp.
Very fine used on small piece cancelled by a complete strike of the black MC and tied by the Penn..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 20
£225.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown, plate 22, BH. A brilliant used example. Neat part maltese cross, leaving a clear profile. A stunner!
Rare so fine. Spec BS11. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 22
£225.00
SG8 1842 1d. Red-brown, plate 23, SI. Very fine used, black maltese cross with dot in outer loop. Similar to Wincanton.
Illustration in R+J, p.299. Unusual. Spec BS12. ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 23
£225.00
SG8 1842 1d. Red-brown pl. 23 FA - GB. A stunning block of 4 with perfect maltese crosses.
Good margins and horizontal crease between the pairs. A show piece.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 23
£595.00
SG8 1844 1d. Red-brown, plate 42, FF. Channel Islands maltese cross. A superb strike on four margin example.
Exceptionally rare maltese cross! RPS cert. Spec BS26Etc. A stunner!  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 42
£5,950.00
SG8 1850 1d. Red-brown ARCHER plate 92, NB-NG. Fantastic strip of 6, each pair cancelled with the blue 1844 numeral of Irvine, Ayr.
Cancelled contrary to regulations. Short crease on NB not detracting from this spectacular piece...
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 92
£1,250.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown, GI-GK. A brilliant, full original gum strip of 3. Excellent margins and bright, fresh colour.
Very attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 152
£975.00
SG8 1854 1d. Red-brown, plate 161, IA-IB pair. Scissor cut between impressions, on small piece.
Left hand stamp cancelled with the Plymouth Spoon. Right hand side stamp cancelled by the Plymout..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 161
£600.00
SG8m 1841 1d. Red-brown (IC). London Number “6” in Maltese Cross.
Exceptional example with clear to wide margins and fantastic strike of the MC. Cat. £160 ..
SG Number: SG8
£110.00
SG8 1841 1d. Red-brown (BK). Cork Maltese Cross.
Superb used example with excellent margins and fine strike of the Irish MC handstamp. Spec. B1td ..
SG Number: SG8
£200.00
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
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
SG8 / SG10 1844/ 45 1d. Deep red-brown, intense shade, plate 53, FA-FB pair. Cancelled with a single 131 numeral of Edinburgh.
Stunning colour! Spec. BS27.  ..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 53
£400.00
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
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 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 1854 1d. Red-brown, PD, dramatic  misperf example. Neat 603 numeral cancel of Oxford. Spectacular!
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SG Number: SG17
£225.00
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
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
SG43 1864 1d. Rose-red Pl.72 (KA - LD). Fine block of eight cancelled by SWANSEA “763” numerals.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 72
£65.00
SG43 1864 1d. Rose-red Pl.78 (AH). Superb used cancelled by a very neat TREDEGAR (mis-spelt Trfdegar) for JY. 14. 66.
Scarce Welsh use.  ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 78
£50.00
SG43 1864 1d. Rose-red Pl.92 (LE). Superb used cancelled by a lovely TONGUE c.d.s. for AU. 7. 68.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 92
£50.00
SG43 1868 1d. Rose-red Pl.119 (GG – JI). Superb used block of 12 cancelled by neat DUBLIN c.d.s’s with date slug error…
month “SE” inverted and the year omitted! Delightful multiple.  ..
SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 119
£350.00
SG43 1869 1d. Rose-red Pl.129 (TB). Superb used cancelled by GUERNSEY c.d.s. for SP. 23. 71.
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 129
£50.00
SG43 1874 1d. Rose-red, plate 149. Superb used on small piece, crisp BLUE D75 duplex of Harrow. Stunning!
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SG Number: SG43
Plate No.: 149
£80.00
SG45 1858 2d. Blue Pl.7. (AH, JB & KB). Re-entries.
Used examples showing varying re-entries… all clearly visible. Scarce. Spec. G2f – Cat. from £120..
SG Number: SG45
Plate No.: 7
£175.00
SG45 1861 2d. Blue Pl.9 (KJ). The 1866 and 1868 Repairs – State 1 and 2. Fine used examples. Spec. G2i – Cat. £325.
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SG Number: SG45
Plate No.: 9
£195.00
SG45 1868 2d. Blue Pl.12 (CD). Fine used cancelled by HULL c.d.s. for AP. 23. 69. Cat. £140+.
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SG Number: SG45
Plate No.: 12
£65.00
SG46 1871 2d. Blue Pl.14 (HJ). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a bold 1872 c.d.s leaving a clear profile.
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SG Number: SG46
Plate No.: 14
£55.00
SG46 1876 2d. Blue Pl.15 (LH). Superb used cancelled by a wonderful WORCESTER c.d.s. for MY. 21. 69.
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SG Number: SG46
Plate No.: 15
£60.00
SG47 1869 2d. Deep Blue Pl.13 (FK). Very fine used cancelled by a bold GLASGOW c.d.s. for MR. 21. 71.
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SG Number: SG47
Plate No.: 13
£40.00
SG48 1870 ½d. Rose-red Pl.1 (TK - TL).
Very fine used pair tied to piece by a fine strike of the CARDIFF “162” duplex for MY. 15. 71. Ca..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 1
£90.00
SG48 1870 ½d. Rose-red Pl.3 (FD). “COPESTAKE MOORE, CRAMPTON & CO. LONDON.” Underprint Type 13.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by a neat DOWNHAM c.d.s. Spec. PP27 – Cat. from £75.  ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 3
£45.00
SG48 1870 ½d. Rose-red Pl.6 (HG). Superb used tied to small piece by an excellent full strike of the NEWPORT c.d.s. for OC. 21. 74.
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SG Number: 48
Plate No.: 6
£50.00
SG48 1870 ½d. Rose-red Pl.8 (MD). Superb used cancelled by a lovely crisp GLASGOW c.d.s. Fabulous fresh colour.
Scarce stamp especially in this quality. Cat. £360 with premium!  ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 8
£175.00
SG48 1874 ½d. Rose-red Pl.11 (RG). Blue Handstamp.
Very fine used tied to O.H.M.S. piece by a complete strike of the blue LYNN “488” duplex for DE. ..
SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 11
£175.00
SG48 1876 ½d. Rose-red Pl.14 (BQ). Exceptionally fine used cancelled by part IPSWICH c.d.s.
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SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 14
£45.00
SG48 1878 ½d. Rose-red Pl.19 (LW). Superb used tied to small piece by a complete strike of the YARMOUTH/NORFOLK c.d.s. for JA. 9. 79.
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SG Number: SG48
Plate No.: 19
£90.00
SG53 1870 1½d. Rose-red Pl.1. Error of Lettering OP-PC for CP-PC. Superb used example cancelled by a cracking HANOVER STREET c.d.s. for AU. 12. 73.
Extremely rare with c.d.s. cancel. RPS Cert. Cat. £4500 with premium! ..
SG Number: SG53
Plate No.: 1
£1,950.00
SG66 1857 Large Garter wmk paper, block of 4, unused without gum. Unusual and scarce.
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SG Number: SG66
£85.00
SG66a 1857 4d. Large garter, rose. Superb used, neat upright Liverpool cds for 1st Oct. 58.
A pretty stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG66a
£150.00
SG69 1856 6d. Deep Lilac. Wmk. Emblems. Superb used tied to small piece by a cracking GATESHEAD double arc c.d.s. for JY. 14. 1858.
Fabulous fresh colour… delightful.  ..
SG Number: SG70
£175.00
SG76 1862 3d. Bright carmine-rose, plate 2, FA. Very fresh part original gum example with excellent, bright colour.
BPA cert. Rare stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG76
Plate No.: 2
£1,250.00
SG92 1865 3d. Rose Pl.4 (LF). Superb used example of this “very difficult” stamp...
neat part c.d.s. leaving the classic clear profile. ..
SG Number: SG92
Plate No.: 4
£375.00
SG97 1865 6d. Lilac Pl.5 (BA). With Hyphen. MALTA Handstamp. Superb 1866 c.d.s. RPS Cert.
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SG Number: SG97
Plate No.: 5
£175.00
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 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
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 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 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 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
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 8, PB (orb watermark). Superb, lightly hinged example, showing plate number.
Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 8
£1,250.00
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 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
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
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
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
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
SGO43a 1896/ 1901 1d. Lilac ARMY OFFICIAL - "OFFICAI" variety. Very fine mounted mint in pair with normal.
Cat. £240+. ..
SG Number: SGO43a
£175.00
SGL207 1876 3d. Carmine, plate 3, Spray watermark, RC. Very fine, crisp cds.
Baltasound JU.23.79.  ..
SG Number: SGL207
Plate No.: 3
£60.00
SGL227 1881 1/- Brown-orange, plate 11, AB. Very fine cds used example.
Dated OC.18.81. ..
SG Number: SGL227
Plate No.: 11
£85.00
SGL236 - 1877 £1 Brown-lilac Pl.1 (CD). Wmk. Shamrocks Sideways.
A fine mounted mint example of this very rare stamp – seldom seen this fine. Spec. L236(2) – Cat...
SG Number: L236
Plate No.: 1
£4,500.00
SGL236 1876 £1 Telegraph Die proof in black on glazed card, endorsed OCT.30.1876. A superb example.
Cat. £2000. ..
SG Number: SGL236
£1,150.00
SGAT12 British Army Field Office during South African War 1899 - 1902. Army Telegraphs.
£1 lilac and black, very fine used strip of 3 on small part telegraph form, dated 5.12.99. Scarce..
SG Number: SGAT12
£450.00
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