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1840 1d. Mulready wrapper, A69 cancelled with neat Orange maltese cross.
Matching despatch cds of Burton-on-Trent dated JY.28.40. Derby arrival on the front. Attractive c..
SG Number: SGME1
£895.00
1857 Large Garter Watermark Paper - Gummed.
Bottom marginal block of four… first used on the 1857 4d. Rose-carmine (SG66) issue. Faint bend o..
£140.00
1861 Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. Essay for proposed “LOCAL POSTAGE STAMP” depicting the shield from the British Royal crest…
printed in brown-red on white wove paper – imperforate.  ..
£65.00
1878 4d. Orange Inland Revenue Stationery Proof Sheet. Cut down file reference example with two impressions on…
printed on white wove paper dated 15. 1. 78. Fine and fresh ..
£250.00
1879 1d. Pink Inland Revenue Proof Sheet. Official Presentation example on white wove paper with the Inland Revenue embossed seal. Very fine quality.
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£250.00
1879 Tender Essay – McCorquodale & Co. Plate Proof. Large Design Dummy Stamp Engraved by Hooper.
Surface printed 1d. Claret on thick imperf paper without watermark. Weak impression. Fine block o..
£150.00
1879 Tender Essay – McCorquodale & Co. Plate Proof. Large Design Dummy Stamp Engraved by Hooper.
Surface printed 1d. Deep Claret on thick imperforate paper without watermark.   ..
£50.00
1879 Tender Essay – McCorquodale & Co. Plate Proof. Large Design Dummy Stamp Engraved by Hooper.
Surface printed 1d. Pink on thin white paper without watermark. Scarce in this shade on paper. ..
£75.00
1879 Tender Essays – McCorquodale & Co. “POST CARD” Essay engraved by Hooper using the un-adopted 1d. stamp (damaged cliché) in Brownish Claret on brown card...
handstamped “SPECIMEN” in Red and reverse with manuscript “2”. Super item.  ..
£200.00
1879 Tender Essays – McCorquodale Submission for the 1d. Value – Engraved by Hooper.
Large design dummy stamp printed in Rosy Mauve on blued paper with small anchor watermark. Rare e..
£250.00
1879 Tender Essays – McCorquodale Submission for the 1d. Value – Engraved by Hooper.
Small dummy stamp printed in Black on thick white paper… very fine right marginal example.  ..
£60.00
1879 Tender Essays – McCorquodale Submission for the 1d. Value – Engraved by Hooper. 1894 Lithographic re-production “Die Proof”
Three impressions of the small dummy stamp printed in Claret on white paper.  ..
£150.00
1880 Proposed Issue – LAND REGISTRY. Hand Painted Essays – £1 Value. The original proposal in 1874 for Land Transfer stamps did not materialise and in 1880 a new proposal for Land Registry stamps was made
Produced by De La Rue staff artists... this example amended by two different people then returned..
£595.00
1880 Tender Essays. Perkins Bacon Surface Printed Essays Engraved by W Ridgeway. Cut-down Die Proof/Colour Trial for the 1½d. value printed in Red-brown and mounted on card. Rare.
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£295.00
1880 Tender Essays. Perkins Bacon Surface Printed Essays Engraved by W Ridgeway. Full size Die Proof/Colour Trial for the ½d. value printed in Green
 The colour recommended by the International Bureau for Foreign Stamps. Rare.  ..
£295.00
1880 Tender Essays. Perkins Bacon Surface Printed Essays Engraved by W Ridgeway. Full size Die Proof/Colour Trial for the ½d. value printed in Green
The colour recommended by the International Bureau for Foreign Stamps. Rare.  ..
£295.00
1902 Napoleon Head 1d 'Anti Boer War' Essay.
Imperforate on ungummed paper in Orange. In the style of the ½d and 1d. King Edward VII issues… p..
£40.00
1907 De La Rue Britannia Dummy stamp, die proof. Superb impression, clear background to head and dated May 13th 1907.
This was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive.  ..
£350.00
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
1950 "NATIONAL THANKSGIVING FUND".
Four Registered envelopes with various KGVI low value definitive combinations, each with a N.T.F...
£450.00
c. 1875 Telegraphs. Unadopted green head proof, uncleared on soft white card.
Pencil manuscript boxed grid. Unlisted SG. Unusual.  ..
£750.00
c.1900 De La Rue Dummy head Britainnia design in red on very thin paper, with solid shading to profile.
This was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive.  ..
£275.00
c.1900 De La Rue Dummy head Britannia design in pale blue on pelure paper with solid shading to profile.
This design was the most generally used Dummy stamp. Attractive. ..
£275.00
SG002 - 1840 1d. Black (QC).
Very fine four margined example tied to small piece by a red MC with “DONCASTER” JU. 3. 1840. c.d..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 2
£295.00
SG002 1840 1d. Black (ML).
Superb used with excellent margins including part selvedge at right... on large part entire from ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 6
£750.00
SG008 1841 1d. Red-brown (MJ).LONDON number "2" in Maltese Cross
Very fine four margined example on entire addressed to NORFOLK cancelled by a super upright strik..
SG Number: SG8
Plate No.: 34
£375.00
SG040 1857 1d. Rose-red. (CG-DL). Die II. LC. P.14.
Superb unused o.g. block of 12 (10 u/m) with fabulous rich fresh colour. Lovely multiple. Spec C1..
SG Number: SG40
£875.00
SG098 1865 9d. Straw.(CG). Wmk Emblems.Superb used on wrapper from NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE to ST. PETERSBURG
Cancelled by a crisp "545" duplex for DE. 7. 67. reverse with transit/arrival marks. ..
SG Number: SG98
Plate No.: 4
£750.00
SG1 1840 1d. Intense Black Pl.5 (IC). Good clear margins and neat red MC cancellation. Spec. AS24 – Cat. £550.
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SG Number: SG1
Plate No.: 5
£240.00
SG109 1870 6d. Violet, plate 9, HB. Superb used, neat VALPARISO cds cancel. Excellent colour.
RPS cert.  ..
SG Number: SG109
Plate No.: 9
£110.00
SG110 1867 9d. Straw, BG. Superb used, VALPARISO cds for Dec.15.1875.
Nice colour.  ..
SG Number: SG110
£195.00
SG113 1867 10d. Pale red-brown, MB. Superb cds example, Valpariso cds for Mar.3.75.
A rare stamp with cds.  ..
SG Number: SG113
£295.00
SG117 1871 1s. Green Pl.6 (SI). Telegraph “No.1B” Handstamp.
Delightful used left wing marginal cancelled by the non-standard type circular handstamp. Unusual..
SG Number: SG117
Plate No.: 6
£85.00
SG122a 1872 6d. Chestnut, plate 11, GF. Superb used, neat Mallow, Co. Cork, cds.
Dated SP.4.72. Nice Irish use.  ..
SG Number: SG122a
Plate No.: 11
£75.00
SG126 1867/ 83 5/- Rose wmk Maltese cross, CG. Superb used with excellent colour.
Coal Exchange B.O for FE.21.1872. Rare so fine. Plate 1. ..
SG Number: SG126
Plate No.: 1
£550.00
SG127 1867 5s. Pale Rose.(BA).Wmk Maltese Cross. SPECIMEN type 9.
Fine mint o.g. with fine colour. Spec J122S. ..
SG Number: SG127
Plate No.: 2
£495.00
SG141 1878 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 10 on advertising envelope. Wholesalers of perfume.
Sent from London to Malta, dated 6.April.1878. Attractive and unusual. ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 10
£350.00
SG141 1878 2 1/2d. Rosy mauve, plate 12, KD. Brilliant cds used. Upright London cancel.
Dated 2.NO.78. Rare so fine.  ..
SG Number: SG141
Plate No.: 12
£185.00
SG142 1880 2½d. Blue (JL). Wmk. Orb.
Exceptionally fine used cancelled by part c.d.s. handstamp. ..
SG Number: SG142
Plate No.: 19
£40.00
SG143 1873 3d. Rose, plate 11, GA. Very fine used, lozenge of dots number 3734 assigned to St. Malo.
Mail between the Channel Islands and France. Attractive and scarce cancel.  ..
SG Number: SG143
Plate No.: 11
£85.00
SG146 & 148 1875 6d. Deep Grey Pl.14 (KF). Wmk. Spray and 1s. Deep Green Pl.12 (FG). Wmk. Spray. Both with “HUTH” (Fred K Huth & Co.) perfin.
Entire sent from LONDON to LIMA (Peru) via the vessel “Tasmanian” Cancelled by “9” duplex handsta..
SG Number: SG150
£750.00
SG146 1874 6d. Deep Grey (HJ). Wmk Spray.
Very fine unused o.g. ..
SG Number: SG146
Plate No.: 13
£325.00
SG147 1875 6d. Grey, plate 14, BA. Superb used, neat upright VALPARISO PAID cds.
Dated MR.15.1876. RPS cert. A nice stamp.  ..
SG Number: SG147
Plate No.: 14
£125.00
SG147 1880 6d. Grey pl. 17, PA. Superb cds used, dated Dec.25.1880- Christmas Day.
The rarest of these plates. RPS Cert. Choice stamp! ..
SG Number: SG147
Plate No.: 17
£150.00
SG148 1873 1s. Deep Green Pl.8 (KE). Wmk. Spray. Superb unmounted marginal example with fresh colour.
A cracking stamp! Rare so fine. ..
SG Number: SG148
Plate No.: 8
£750.00
SG150 1875 1/- Green, plate 12, HF. Superb cds used, Halesworth, SP.21.75. Appealing!
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SG Number: SG150
Plate No.: 12
£225.00
SG151 1880 1s. Orange-brown Pl.13 (AC). Superb used cancelled by a crisp FERRYHILL c.d.s. for JA. 19. 81. Cat. £1400 with premium.
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SG Number: SG151
Plate No.: 13
£575.00
SG152 1876 4d. Chestnut, plate 15, AI. Imperforate colour trial, overprinted Specimen, type 8.
Overprinted diagonally on gummed, watermarked paper. Very fine, original gum. Cat. £450. Scarce.&..
SG Number: SG152
Plate No.: 15
£300.00
SG156 1876 8d. Orange, NK, Dumfries cds for DE.17.77. Rare stamp with cds. Fine colour.
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SG Number: SG156
£275.00
SG158 1881 3d. Rose pl. 21, KE. Superb blue Birmingham 75 numeral.
Stunning colour! ..
SG Number: SG158
Plate No.: 21
£85.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac Pl.21 (OA). Wmk. Crown.
Exceptionally fine unused left hand marginal with almost full o.g. and lovely fresh colour. ..
SG Number: SG159
Plate No.: 21
£225.00
SG159 1883 3d. on 3d. Lilac. Pl.21. (GJ). Registered cds for MR.13.84.
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SG Number: SG159
£65.00
SG160 1880 4d. Grey-brown, plate 18, AG, Crown Watermark. Superb used, neat red London cds.
Dated NO.12.82. Unusual coloured cancel. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG160
Plate No.: 18
£225.00
SG162 1883 6d. on 6d. Lilac Pl.18 (CH). Unmounted o.g. example with lovely fresh colour. Cat. £650 m/m.
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SG Number: SG162
£395.00
SG164 1880 ½d. Deep Green. Die Proof. Printed in black on white glazed card. Dated 3 NOV 80 and endorsed in manuscript “After Striking”.
Very fine. Cat. £1500. ..
SG Number: SG164
£750.00
SG165 1882 1/2d. Pale-green perfined "CROWN BT" on printed wrapper to COPENHAGEN, dated AU.2.1882.
Rare usage. (CHN). ..
SG Number: SG165
£350.00
SG166 1880 1d. Venetian Red. Die proof. Complete design printed in black on white glazed card with void corner letters.
 Dated 24 NOV 1879 and endorsed in manuscript “After Striking 34 Forms” (after 34 plates had..
SG Number: SG166
£750.00
SG166 1880 1d. Venetian Red. Die proof. Complete design printed in black on white glazed card with void corner letters.
Dated Aug 14 1879 and endorsed “BEFORE HARDENING”. Very fine. Cat. £1500. ..
SG Number: SG166
£750.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown plate 191, NE. Die I. SC.P.16. Stunning misplacement of perforations.
Lightly used example. Faults, nevertheless most collectable. Spec. C1.  ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 191
£75.00
SG17 1854 1d. Red-brown SC16 (plate 191?), very fine used.
Neat Drymen Scots local handstamp.  Spec C1. ..
SG Number: SG17
Plate No.: 191
£65.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Illustrated envelope 'STEERING FOR HOME'.
Two 1d lilacs and ½d green tied by '244' Melrose duplexes. Dated 29th April 1982 addressed to Mil..
SG Number: SG172
£295.00
SG172 1881 1d. Lilac. Die II. Inverted “X” Control. Superb unmounted o.g. corner block of six.
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SG Number: SG172
£275.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on hand painted cover, top flap missing, from London to Eastbourne.
Showing a red-nosed drunk with an umberella, sitting on a barrell with a bottle of "Old Tom" alon..
SG Number: SG172
£375.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope, "G Bilby, 8 Crutched Friars." Superb and scarce hand painted envelope.
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SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope, "Mrs. F. Lee, Whitington House, Leaden-Hall Market". Superb.
Scarce handpainted cover.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1895 1d. Lilac on Rebus envelope, "Mrs. Fox, 53 Pier Road, Erith". Superb and scarce.
Handpainted envelope. ..
SG Number: SG172
£450.00
SG172 1897 1d. Lilac on very well hand drawn cover, used in South Tottenham, illustrating an Ostrich dancing with the legend "Whisky Frisky" beneath.
Excellent drawing.  ..
SG Number: SG172
£395.00
SG175 1883 2s. 6d. Lilac (EA). Die Proof From the De La Rue Archives.
Printed in black on white glazed card cut down and mounted on piece from the De La Rue Striking B..
SG Number: SG175
£1,650.00
SG178 1883/ 84 2/6d. Lilac, JA.
Neatly cancelled with a BLUE London cds for 26.JAN.94. Most unusual to see with coloured cancel. ..
SG Number: SG178
£115.00
SG178, 201 & 207a 1894 2/6d. Lilac & 7x 2 1/2d + 5d., all prefined "BNZ" on part envelope front.
All cancelled with "L1" late fee duples dated May 18 '94. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG178
£85.00
SG187/96 1884 ½d. – 1s. “Lilac & Green” Set of 10 – “SPECIMEN” Type 9.
Fine to very fine o.g. & fresh colour. Scarce group. Spec. K17As/26s - Cat. £1750+.  ..
SG Number: SG187/96
£625.00
SG194 1884 6d. Dull Green (AG).
Fine unused o.g. example. ..
SG Number: SG194
£160.00
SG196 1884 1s. Dull Green (SF).
Fine unused o.g. example. ..
SG Number: SG196
£495.00
SG196 1887 1/- Green. Rare Wimbledon Camp cds for JY.12.87. July was the month of the Queen's Prize and Imperial Cup on the NRA ranges at Wimbledon.
From 1860 - 1889 then to Bisley. Lettred GF. ..
SG Number: SG196
£250.00
SG197var 1887 1/2d. Brown-orange - unlisted SG - K control.
Perf. mgn but in a "run on" - pinning dot at right. Scarce... super colour.  ..
SG Number: SG197var
£225.00
SG199 1887 2d. Green and scarlet. Very fine cds used example of this scarce shade with excellent colour.
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SG Number: SG199
£165.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black (JA). Marginal example on cover from UTTOXETER to CHEADLE.
Cancelled by a beautifully struck red MC matching the dispatch c.d.s. dated AU. 4. 1840. Superb. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£1,650.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.1b (PD). Superb unused (without gum) with clear to good margins and fine impression.
2018 BPA Cert. Cat. £12,500 with o.g.  Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 1b
£1,750.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.4 (MF). Spectacular used example with gigantic margins cancelled by a neat red MC leaving a clear profile…
 an absolute cracker! Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£1,250.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.4 (MF). Superb example with huge margins on entire sent from ST ANDREWS to ST LEVEN...
with a lovely orange-brown MC with a blue dispatch c.d.s. on reverse for JY. 26. 1840. A beauty! ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 4
£850.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black Pl.7 (LL). Spectacular pre-printed paper fold… used example touched at right cancelled by red MC’s.
Stunning variety and exceptionally rare on the 1d. Black. RPS Cert. Private Treaty Sale. ..
SG Number: SG2
Plate No.: 7
£4,500.00
SG2 1840 1d. Black plate 5, NB. Superb used, excellent margins and vivid red mc.
Leaving a classic clear profile. Stunning! Ex. Nigel Howard.  ..
SG Number: SG1/2
Plate No.: 5
£495.00
SG201 1887 2½d. Purple on Blue “Jubilee”. Horizontal pair tied to piece by the purple “DISTRICT POSTMASTER’S OFFICE” double lined oval for JUN. 16. 1895.
 Unusual.  ..
SG Number: SG201
£45.00
SG203 1887 3d. Deep purple/ yellow block of 9. 1384 telegraphic cancels of Treebridge. Unusual.
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SG Number: SG203
£185.00
SG204 1887 3d. Purple on orange paper. Neat Kilmore cds, Co. Wexford, dated MY.2.00.
Fine true colour. Unpriced SG. Spec K32(3). ..
SG Number: SG204
£150.00
SG207a 1888 5d. Dull Purple and Blue “Jubilee”. Die II. AKASSA Handstamp.
Fine example tied to piece by “THE ROYAL NIGER COMPANY” framed h/s in violet… dated 21 AUG 98. Su..
SG Number: SG207a
£125.00
SG210a 1887 10d. Dull Purple and Deep Dull Carmine “Jubilee”.
Superb used with interpane margin at top and lovely light WOKINGHAM c.d.s. for AP. 23. 93. RPS Ce..
SG Number: SG210a
£275.00
SG218 1909 1/2d. on novelty parcel tag, Eastbourne to Guildford, dated JU.17.09.
Nice Eastbourne post box. Attractive.  ..
SG Number: SG218
£165.00
SG219 1902 1d. Striking book piece, annotated "June 1, 100 leads". Attractive.
Cat. £2800.  ..
SG Number: SG219
£850.00
SG227s 1906 2d. DLR chalk surfaced paper SPECIMEN type 17. Superb unmounted, original gum example.
Fresh, unrubbed colour. Rare stamp, cat. £700 as mounted mint. Spec M12s.  ..
SG Number: SG227s
£550.00
SG235s 1902 4d. Green and grey-brown SPECIMEN type 16. A superb unmounted, original gum marginal example.
Spec M23s. Cat. £450 as mounted mint. Rare.  ..
SG Number: SG235s
£450.00
SG241s 1909 4d. Orange SPECIMEN type 17. Superb, unmounted original gum example. Rare so fine.
Spec M25s. Cat £700 as mounted mint.  ..
SG Number: SG241s
£550.00
SG242 1902 5d. Dull Purple and Ultramarine. D.L.R. Plate Proof.
Printed in the issued colours on poor quality buff paper. Cat. £320+.  ..
SG Number: SG242
£160.00
SG260 1902 2s. 6d. Lilac. D.L.R. Fresh unused o.g. Spec. M48(1).
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SG Number: SG260
£150.00
SG272a 1911 1d. Brick-Red. Harrison. P.14. No Watermark.
Unmounted o.g. block of four, top pair with 'blind perf' variety. ..
SG Number: SG272a
£150.00
SG284 1911 2 1/2d. Dull Blue. Harrison P15 X 14. Fine unused original gum (lower pair u/m) block of four.
Interpanneau margin at base.  ..
SG Number: SG284
£75.00
SG289 "s" 1911 1 1/2d Slate purple and green, SPECIMEN type 22. A bright shade, unmounted, original gum marginal.
Rare so fine. Spec M10s. Cat. £1250. SG289 "s" - unlisted in Concise.  ..
SG Number: SG289
£500.00
SG291 1911 2d. Deep Dull Green and Carmine. S. House.
Very fine unused o.g. bottom right corner marginal pair with plate markings in marginal rule... P..
SG Number: SG291
£140.00
SG3 1840 1d. Black Pl.8 (NB). Superb square margined example on unposted pre-printed wrapper to DUDLEY…
a cracking stamp - very fresh unused. 2018 BPA Cert. ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 8
£1,750.00
SG3 1840 1d. Grey-black Pl.1a (NG). Wonderfully attractive example with close but clear margins and brilliant scarlet MC cancellation…
 classic worn plate characteristics. Delightful.  ..
SG Number: SG3
Plate No.: 1a
£240.00